Thursday , 15 November 2018
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Google releases ‘Confidential Mode’

Prajyot Mainkar   Google’s ‘Confidential Mode’ was until recently limited to the desktop version. But the search giant has now announced an update for the Android app as well. Using this feature one can protect sensitive information from unauthorised access. Please like & share: Read More »

Kerala floods – Lessons for Goa

Nandkumar M Kamat   Kerala is experiencing an unprecedented flooding disaster with just 40 per cent excess monsoon rainfall. Although lack of a prolonged dry spell is cited as a reason, the red or orange colour of the floodwater shows that there is heavy sediment load everywhere – a stark indicator of soil erosion in steep hilly areas. Please like ... Read More »

Unlike Pataudi, Ajit Wadekar hated daredevilry

ERAPALLI PRASANNA To say that it is difficult to process the passing of a man who was your captain is an understatement. I came to know of Ajit’s death on Thursday morning and am still struggling to make sense of it. I met him through cricket but our friendship went way beyond the boundary. Please like & share: Read More »

Schemes can spoil the broth

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES   On May 24, 2018, the government had notified a sports scheme called Scheme for Achieving Excellence in Sports at International Level. Please like & share: Read More »

Death threat to Mauzo: free speech in Danger

Danuska Da Gama I NT NETWORK   Damodar Mauzo, 74, is an award winning Konkani writer known for his vivid depictions of the socio-cultural life of Goans, propagating values such as freedom of equality, fraternity, pluralism and rationalism through his myriad works. Please like & share: Read More »

How Assam’s NRC is one big political mess

Karan Thapar   The updating of the National Register of Citizens in Assam has landed us in a frightful mess and the fact it’s happened under Supreme Court supervision doesn’t make a jot of difference. Not only has the future of 4.007 million been thrown into utter confusion but the international media is hearing echoes of the Rohingya situation in ... Read More »

Protecting the salties

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi   The Environment Ministry is increasingly seen as a ministry that understands nothing about the environment, wildlife, water preservation, pollution control. Almost every decision that comes out of it is a destructive one, and it works on the basis of politics rather than science. Please like & share: Read More »

The battle lines are drawn for 2019

Shashi Shekhar   The row over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the flames of Marathwada, allies roaring like foes and the friendlier tones of political heavyweights who were spewing venom! The one common thread in all these contradictory developments has to be the elections. Without waiting for the Election Commission, our politicians have gone on the offensive. Please don’t ... Read More »

The wandering Goan

Frederick Noronha   Our honourable legislators, on one of those rare days when the Goa assembly meets, raked up a storm last week. At its centre was a comment about Goans migrating abroad in big numbers, and then ending up in menial jobs in places like London. Please like & share: Read More »

A triumphant Tour de Force

Patricia Pereira-Sethi   Last month I was privileged to be included in a select, by invitation only, presentation about the 15th century saint Kabir at the Kala Academy. A mono-act musical, entitled ‘Kabeer’, it was performed by a remarkable talent, Padmashree award winner Shekhar Sen, 57. Please like & share: Read More »