Sunday , 18 November 2018
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Parking Woes

IT is observed that a new multi-storeyed building has come up on MG Road on the corner opposite the UCO Bank. This was constructed as residential housing and hence as per the existing laws was exempted from providing basement parking.

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Challenges to Konkani Post-Kelekar

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT
GOA’S and Konkani’s first Gyanpeeth recipient Ravindra Kelekar died in the quinquenial centenary year of Portuguese conquest of Goa and foundation of colonialism in Afro-Asian countries. He also died in a year when the vibrant republican era (1910-26) in Goa, Daman and Diu under the Portuguese would have completed a century.

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Dialogue with Closed Minds

DIALOGUE is the only way to resolve the Kashmir issue. This is the common prevailing notion. Various factors have impeded a real dialogue in the greater interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Perhaps the moot question is: with whom to have a dialogue?

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British Dilemma

SHORTLY after assuming power the British Prime Minister and his Immigration Minister, Mr Damian Green had made their intentions clear that they would reduce immigration from non-European Union countries, but recent official figures do not endorse their claims.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A Flawed System
FIVE judges and two advocates were caught cheating during the LLM exams recently (NT, August 27). While one was caught copying from a law book, the others were caught copying from notes and each other.

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Forward with Nuclear Bill

FINALLY, with safeguards the Lok Sabha passed the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 on Wednesday. Even the CPI(M), which had pulled out of the UPA-I government opposing the signing of the Indo-US nuclear deal, did not oppose the bill, notwithstanding the threat of its general secretary, Mr Prakash Karat earlier during the day to do so: “we would oppose it both in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as it compromises on the citizens’ right to life and health.” 

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