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Distribute Purchased Chinese Goods To Poor Several videos have gone viral on the social media showing how Indians in various states are protesting against the recent killing of Indian jawans by the Chinese soldiers along the border. The anger of Indians towards the Chinese is palpable as they have been seen in the videos smashing ‘Made in China’ goods which …

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History Of Panaji’s Destroyed Drainage

Elected representatives would never understand the geography and history of drainage systems in Panaji Nandkumar M Kamat Kadambas described Panaji in AD 1107 as “Pajjani Khalli”- highlighting the creeks which drained the swampy place below sea level. From AD 1632-1961, the Portuguese learnt from their mistakes and tried to make the city free from floods.  Flooding in Panaji is a …

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US’ Growing Socio-Political Discontent

The political cost of the mishandling of George Floyd case will become evident as the Presidential election in the US draws to a close D C PATHAK For the first time in his tenure, President Donald Trump’s personal image as the leader of the only superpower of the world and as the head of the world’s oldest democracy is taking …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Repair CHOGM Road This is with reference to the news report ‘Gaping potholes on CHOGM road a pain for motorists’ (NT June 18). The badly-battered state of the CHOGM road is here once again to haunt the residents of Porvorim, besides posing a danger to motorists and two-wheeler riders. Driving on the wrong side of the road has now become …

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Restore Status Quo Ante In Ladakh

Let us not forget that within weeks of the Modi-Sharif ‘jhappiyans’ in Lahore, there was a deadly terror attack at an army camp in Pathankot RAJDEEP SARDESAI Of the many ‘achievements’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his supporters like to routinely flaunt, this is a statistical record that may haunt the Modi army of bhakts at the moment: no …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Nation Must Unite In Fight Against Enemies We needed the corona and the Chinese aggression in Ladakh to get the BJP to undeniably confront reality, not suppress criticism, show empathy to all parties promoting democratic unity and prepare for the real challenges by unifying the nation with the united power of 1.2 billion people, which we need to put first …

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Making Critical Care Relevant And Humane

More ventilators may not be the answer now, or ever PAVITRA MOHAN In the times of the ongoing pandemic, one of the solutions to prevent death that has attracted the largest attention is provision of critical care. In fact, the earliest modelling exercises carried out by scientists at Imperial College were largely aimed to predict the numbers of people who …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Delhi’s Worsening Coronavirus Crisis Due to the ‘sudden’ spurt in corona positive cases, the government of Delhi is in a tight spot. Although the rapid surge in the number of patients was attributed to a ‘clerical error’ and ‘double checking the statistics’, the damage has already been done. Nearly 45,000 patients and 2,000 deaths should send shivers down the common …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Revival Of Agricultural Activity Agricultural activities in the village of Chicalim came alive with the active participation of youth in farming activities encouraged by the parish priest of St Francis Xavier Church in the village. It is understood that school children as well as post-graduate students were engaged in paddy cultivation. With schools being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Revival Of Agricultural Activity Agricultural activities in the village of Chicalim came alive with the active participation of youth in farming activities encouraged by the parish priest of St Francis Xavier Church in the village. It is understood that school children as well as post-graduate students were engaged in paddy cultivation. With schools being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic …

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