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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

Make e-Prescriptions Mandatory

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

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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25 Years of Official Language Act-II

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT

With about five million global speakers, Konkani would retain its place for a few more decades among top 125 languages in the family of 6900 spoken languages of the world.

Let There Be Carnival

If the Carnival float parades are not held this year on account of the inability of the Election Commission to devise a perfect way of keeping it free of political influences, it will not be the first time for Goa.

Feel Happy

survey conducted by Ipsos Global has placed India as the second-most happiest nation in the world. Indonesia stands first and Mexico second. One would have expected people in Europe or USA to be happier.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Need for Counsellors in Schools

The tragic incident wherein a 15-year-old student stabbed his teacher to death in a city school in Chennai may be considered as an isolated case in India.

US Election Scene Getting Murkier

BY INDER MALHOTRA

ONLY a month ago, with the Republican primaries in full blast, there was in the United States conspicuous consensus on two points: that the former governor of Massachusetts, Mr Mitt Romney, would be the Republican candidate, and that he would have little difficulty in defeating the beleaguered President, Mr Barack Obama in November.

Secret Violations of Code

Let us hope the Election Commission is able to fully enforce the model code of conduct during the elections in the state. The EC deserves appreciation for curbing the flow of cash, gifts, liquor and drugs in recent elections in Punjab, a state quite notorious for bribery of voters by candidates.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Portuguese Passport Holders in Goa

IN Goa, there are many Portuguese passport holders and still others on the waiting list to get the same. Portuguese passport holders can easily travel to different European nations without any visa, which is the main advantage for holding that passport.

An Enigma Called Priyanka Vadra

BY RAJDEEP SARDESAI
IN 1999, we experienced a ‘television moment’. We were covering Ms Sonia Gandhi’s Amethi campaign when we happened to meet her daughter Ms Priyanka Vadra.

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