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Make e-Prescriptions Mandatory

SUBHASH CHANDRA AGRAWAL, DELHI The Odisha High Court on August 13, 2020, advised doctors to write legible prescriptions preferably...

Eternal Quest For Financial Stability

Acharya says the efforts of the RBI at restoring financial stability were seen by the government as contradictory to pursuing growth

Ram Temple And Question Of Faith

JAYANTA GHOSAL Let’s go to Ayodhya again. On August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Ayodhya, the birthplace...

GI For Khaze-Goa’s Geographical Ingenuity

Rajaram Chanekar of Bicholim has come out with a well packaged, locally branded range of traditional Goan sweetmeats. He has contributed to...

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NIT Goa Quota

THE director of technical education, Mr Vivek Kamat has stated that the government is pursuing the demand for 50 per cent reservation of seats for Goan students at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), which was started two years ago.

Term for Life

TWO verdicts by the Supreme Court are likely to kick off the timeless debate between life imprisonment and the death penalty.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Facilities for Treating Snake Bites
IN recent past, many cases of snake bites have occurred in various parts of the state. Probably, snakes enter households as their natural habitats are vanishing.

Sticky Moment for BJP on Babri Masjid

BY KULDIP NAYAR
THE demolition of the Babri masjid, which did the greatest harm to India’s secular ethos, has suddenly come to the fore after nearly 20 years.

Build it Tough

Now that the President, Ms Pratibha Patil has granted her assent to the Goa Lokayukta Bill, it is just a matter of a few days before the state gets an anti-corruption ombudsman at last.

RBI in a Fix

The Reserve Bank of India has been battling inflation for the last year or so with a series of interest rate hikes; it was only last month that it cut rates by 50 base points.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MoI Issue Drags on
BARELY three weeks from now the schools in Goa will commence after the summer vacation. However the fact that the medium of instruction deadlock remains unresolved is a worrisome issue.

The Culprits Behind Female Foeticide

BY PRABHAKAR TIMBLE
THE first episode of Aamir Khan’s much talked about television show Satyamev Jayate dealt with the issue of female foeticide. This pilot chapter generated huge positive feedback and made this contentious issue explosive in rural and urban India.

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