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‘Science, faith dialogue can help understand Catholicism’

PONDA: The dialogue of science and faith can provide a fertile ground for a profound understanding of Catholic faith and morals, said Fr Dr Victor Ferrao while addressing the media persons on Thursday on the four-day international conference, ‘Catholicism in the world of Science’, which begins from December 17 at Rachol seminary, to commemorate its fourth centenary.

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‘Goa can take lead in redefining economic growth pattern’

PANAJI – Stating that there is a need for the civilisation to shift towards far more sustainable pattern of development to save planet Earth for which standards pertaining to consumption and production should be set, the eminent climate scientist, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and influential global thinker, Dr Rajendra Kumar Pachauri on Wednesday said that Goa, which is a fragile state by virtue of being a coastal region, can take lead in redefining the exercise adopted world over for achieving economic growth.

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Correa suggests Swiss model for Goa

PANAJI: Stating that Goa is very beautiful and very fragile, and hence there is a need to preserve it at all costs, the internationally reputed architect and planner, Mr Charles Correa, on Tuesday, said that the thought of developing the state should never be sidelined.

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‘Implementation of NIC guidelines can secure websites’

PANAJI: One can protect and safeguard one’s websites if one strictly follows the National Informatics Centre (NIC) guidelines issued by the Union government, revealed the state informatics officer, Mr J J R Anand, Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

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Anjuna flea market becoming less popular

MAPUSA: Though the state is in the midst of the tourist season the weekly Anjuna flea market, being held on Wednesdays, does not appear to draw a huge response so far.

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Hill-cutting for four-laning of NH-17 opposed

PANAJI: The Guild of Active Members for Action and Review (GOAMAR) on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest, Chief Minister, Secretary and the project director of National Highway Authority of India against hill-cutting and filling of low-lying areas of the sea bed for four-laning National Highway-17 at Bogda/Sada, Mormugao.

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Four booked for robbing truck driver of Rs 5,000

PONDA: The Ponda police on Wednesday arrested four youths, one from Caranzalem and three from Priol, Ponda for allegedly robbing a truck driver of ` 5,000 along Kundaim highway near the petrol pump in the wee hours.

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Churchill stresses on need to maintain ecological balance

MARGAO: The Minister for Science and Technology, Mr Churchill Alemao, highlighted the importance of environment protection and stressed the need to use the latest technology in improving environment sustainability and performance for betterment of the future generations.

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