Friday , 16 November 2018


Students imparted awareness of weights and measures 

The consumer affairs committee of GCCI conducted an awareness program, Safety of Weights and Measures, for the students of Vidhyaprabhodini Higher Secondary, Porvorim on September 22.   Please like & share: Read More »

World Tourism Day 2018 celebrated with gusto

World Tourism Day 2018 was celebrated enthusiastically by the state tourism department on September 27. Across the state various activities were initiated by the department for students, school children from Atma Vishwas School and tourists. World Tourism Day was also celebrated at all GTDC residencies with guests welcomed with flowers and sweets.  With ‘tourism and  digital transformation’ as the theme  of celebrations this year, ... Read More »

Mega gifts for CMM Arena lucky draw winners

Mega furniture and consumer goods store, CMM Arena, Merces, conducted the Ganesh Chaturthi lucky draw  for purchases made during Ganesh Promo 2018 at the store. Please like & share: Read More »

A politician’s health must be made public

Karan Thapar Do we, as citizens of a democracy, have the right to be fully informed of the health of those who govern us as well as the amount spent by the exchequer on their treatment? In any other democracy the answer would be an unequivocal yes. In India, unfortunately, we have equivocation. Even the media is in two minds. ... Read More »

Where have all the donkeys gone?

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Every few years the Chinese fixate upon an animal and conclude that its parts will cure everything from acne to cancer. It doesn’t matter where the animal is; it could be the Totoaba, a fish found only in one Mexico lake which is almost totally decimated because the Chinese wanted its swim bladder. It could be a ... Read More »

Birthday wishes for Mahatma Gandhi

Ramachandra Guha Early next month the country and the world will mark the 149th birth anniversary of the Mahatma. Between then and the next October 2, Gandhi will be remembered and misremembered by many people, not least politicians seeking to whitewash their sins by associating their name with his. While we await the unfolding of Gandhi@150, let me share some ... Read More »

Aadhaar matters

Frederick Noronha One late morning, WhatsApp told me that I had been subscribed to a new group. WhatsNew? There are so many groups, started by so many people, often ending up directionless, which only waste everyone’s time by mostly sending out good-morning messages. Except that this group already had 83 or some such number of messages already queued up that ... Read More »

Urban justice

Patricia Pereira-Sethi Recently, lawmakers in the USA concurred that helping poor families escape disadvantaged neighbourhoods was one path to securing and enhancing the future of their children. Congress approved a housing program that would determine the most effective way to transfer low-income families to communities with better housing, better schools, better jobs and better transportation. It was the legislative response ... Read More »