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No Fence For Goa Dairy

Goa Dairy first pressed the panic button and now it has pressed the veto button against the entry of Surat District Co-Operative Milk Producer’s Union Limited (SUMUL) in the state, threatening to pursue legal options to achieve its purpose.

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Deaf To The Discordant Notes

Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa’s shamelessly partisan decisions, primarily intended to replace the Congress government in the state with a government of a faction of the Congress backed by the BJP, have lost the sanctity he was seeking under the cover of constitutional propriety. A five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has judged Rajkhowa’s decision to advance the state Assembly …

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Headley’s Testimony Rips Off Pak Facade

The revelations made by Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley to a Mumbai court through video deposition on Monday have hardly left any doubt that there is no dividing line between the Pakistani army establishment and the terrorist groups.

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Sonu Nigam Makes Noise

Jet Airways has suspended five cabin crew members who were part of a chartered flight after aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) took serious note of an episode in which popular singer Sonu Nigam was allowed to sing Bollywood numbers using the in-flight announcement system.

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Bleeding To Stop Theft of Public Funds

ROMEL Sutharia, a Right to Information (RTI) activist was allegedly attacked on Wednesday by a group of unidentified persons outside the Collector office in Tapi district of Gujarat for allegedly seeking information and opposing ‘illegal mining’. 

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Far Away From Eyes of Society

PUNJAB Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal says “Goa is the easiest place in India to get drugs but there are hardly any arrests. Punjab is acting tough but gets branded as the drug capital.” More than hurting Goa, Badal’s intention was to defend the “indefensible” – the Punjab government’s gross failure in checking drug addiction among youth and farmers …

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How To Attract High-End Tourists

THE launch of helicopter services is good value addition to Goa tourism to attract high-end tourists. Helicopter services were earlier operated at the site without inviting any objections. But to this service local panchayat and local residents have raised objections. The government should have taken them into confidence beforehand by creating awareness of the project’s benefits and allaying their fears …

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Sharif Can’t Mean What He Says

PAKISTAN Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday “vowed” that his government would “go to any lengths” to uncover the alleged use of its soil in the January 2 attack on the air base in Pathankot by suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists. “The investigation into the Pathankot incident is underway and we will make its findings public soon. Whatever facts come out we …

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Making Goa’s Power Department Smart

THE Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has found that Goa’s power department has a much larger number of employees in proportion to Goa’s population and the number of sub-stations and wants it to be reduced.

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