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Using our national flag to defend a rapist

Barkha Dutt In India, defacing, disfiguring and insulting our national flag is a criminal offence; the punishment includes a jail sentence or a fine or both. Of late, we police our patriotism and codify our nationalism and use loose labels like ‘anti-national’ even in the course of routine disagreements. This reductionism has unfortunately become the new normal. So in this ... Read More »

Parrikar continues to take rest

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar continued to take rest at his residence on Saturday, two days after he arrived in Goa. He is recuperating from a pancreatic ailment after receiving treatment at Mumbai-based Lilavati Hospital. Earlier in the day, special prayers were held at the city Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception for the speedy recovery ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Force: For top-notch performance and premium design

Kul Bhushan Motorola last week introduced its flagship smartphone Moto Z2 Force in India, almost six months after the global announcement. Even though a bit late to the Indian market, the delay allows Motorola to keep the price competitive at `34,999 and keep the `30,000 to `40,000 category buzzing. Moto Z2 Force can be best described as the smartphone that ... Read More »

Task Of Creating Middle Class Jobs In Goa

THE Goa state 2018-19 budget presented in the Assembly on Thursday by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar suggests that he has tried to do the best he can in a not-too-comfortable situation. Please like & share: Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Remove Illegal Hoardings, Banners IT has been reported that people of Quepem are irked with the hoardings and banners put up regardless of hazards posed to vehicular traffic and pedestrians. QMC acting chief officer promised to implement the Goa Prevention of Defacement of Public Property Act. Why is it that despite laws and rules existing, municipalities and panchayats flout the ... Read More »

IOB celebrates foundation day

Indian Overseas Bank- Goa celebrated 81st foundation day on February 10. Branch offices of the bank and the regional office conducted several activities to mark the day. Please like & share: Read More »

Goa Dairy losses: panel alleges huge scam

NT NETWORK   PONDA Committee formed to investigate the losses in Goa Dairy has alleged a huge scam and accused that the managing director Dr Navsoo Sawant is the mastermind behind the scam. The members have demanded a high-level inquiry against Dr Sawant and have also urged the Cooperative Minister to look into the matter. Committee members Vikas Prabhu, Dattaprasad Sanvordekar ... Read More »

PTI   Washington A top Republican lawmaker has moved amendments to a White House-backed immigration bill to improve existing high-skilled, merit-based immigration laws, a proposal that could benefit technology professionals from countries like India. The amendments, moved by Senator Orrin Hatch, aim to eliminate annual per-country cap for employment-based green cards so that applicants from more populous countries like India ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Ban Loudspeakers At Places Of Worship LAST year Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam had voiced his concern over the use of loudspeakers at religious places causing disturbance to the people around. As usual there were people who subscribed to his views and not surprisingly some others replete with only their religious feelings attacked the singer with tweets and even a fatwa ... Read More »