Monday , 24 September 2018
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Concerns about Goa
DURING the PWD Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao’s visit to Dubai recently, I had a long discussion with him regarding genuine/critical issues facing Goa and Goans. I agreed that I send him the list of requirements/concerns that many Goans think are needed, for the preservation of Goa and our prized identity; and for our posterity.

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Maoist Misnomer

WITHIN three month’s of the Dantewada massacre of 76 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force, Maoists once again on Tuesday struck at Dhaudai, in the jungles of Bastar and mowed down at least 26 CRP jawans. These jawans were ambushed by the Maoists on their way to the camp after clearing the roads of mines and explosives.

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Woes of Traffic Police

THE statement is quite revealing; the policemen are reluctant to join the traffic cell of Goa police as they have to face pollution, excessive heat during summer, rains during the monsoon and also have to work beyond stipulated working hours.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Margao CDP

MADGANVKARS will be happy that after having allowed the city to be congested with multi-storeyed buildings with less or no parking space and conversion of parking lots, the Chief Minister has at last decided that construction activity in the city needs to be frozen.

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Time for BJP to Reinvent Itself

BY KULDIP NAYAR

CLENCHED fists in a rightist party are like outworn clothes. They neither give it a new look, nor a different entity. I imagine this is what some BJP leaders were trying to do when they stood in a row with their clenched fists to show defiance after staging a demonstration against the Congress government at Delhi.

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Separatist Game Plan

EXPLOITING a human tragedy and taking out processions with dead bodies of people claimed to be ‘innocent’ have been an old game of terrorists and separatists in the Kashmir valley. During last couple of days the valley is on boil and this time on the allegation that the security forces have killed eight young Kashmiris in less than three weeks.

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Managing Jails

JAIL Reforms and Prison Management are two distinct and different terms. So far whatever the jail authorities in Goa have done, including introducing video conferencing facility for prisons and prison management system is purely an exercise of prison management.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vat Pournima

THE article, ‘Changing face of Vat Pournima’ by Ms Pratima Achrekar (NT, June 25) made interesting reading. In these days of live-in relationships, contract-marriages, and ‘quickie’ divorces,

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