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Priorities All Wrong
IT is astonishing how a fellow-resident of Vasco could find the suggestion of converting the Ravindra Bhavan at Baina into a government hospital outrageous (NT, July 25).

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Politics of Blackmail

ONE would think that Mr Churchill Alemao’s sole political purpose was to further the career of his daughter, Ms Valanka and build bridges across the River Sal. Now he has threatened, once again, to burn his bridge with the Congress. Last Saturday might have passed off as a dull and dreary weekend had the Foundation for Advanced Management of Elections not to debar Ms Valanka Alemao from contesting elections to the post of Youth Congress chief for a year.

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Tragedy in Norway

THE death of 93 people in twin attacks by a lone ‘deranged’ man is the worst tragedy faced by Norway since World War II. Words fail to describe the loss felt by families and more so, the gruesome manner in which the victims were done to death.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Students Dictating Terms

WITH the provisions of Right to Education (RTE) Act being implemented in the state, with a spate of circulars being issued by DoE, the schools will be left with no option than to exonerate the students of all mischief and absolve them of all the wrong doings within the precincts of the complex.

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Grim Tragedy and a Farce

BY INDER MALHOTRA
COMPARED with Wednesday’s triple blasts in Mumbai, the worst since 26/11 and fifth since 1993, the non-event in Delhi, otherwise called Cabinet reshuffle, seems irrelevant.

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It’s BJP’s Turn

The one thought rushing through the Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa’s head at this moment probably is: Couldn’t this have waited till the end of my holiday?

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A Fair Deal

TWENTY-TWO years to complete a dam and canals is a long time. As a result the cost of the Tillari irrigation project has shot up from ` 45 crore in 1990 to Rs 1,612 crore.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Embrace the Nuisance Fine
THE recent news that the Corporation of the City of Panaji is enacting bye-laws to check ‘spitting, littering or creating nuisance in the city’ and fine each offender Rs 500 is most welcome. It is the right and long over-due step to bring in some discipline and civic sense among the citizens.

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