Saturday, July 24, 2021

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Importance Of Being Well Informed

D C PATHAK We live in the Age of Knowledge that set in with the success of the information technology (IT) revolution at the beginning...

Geopolitical Indicators India Cannot Ignore

The Sino-Pak axis that opened up the prospect of these two hostile neighbours planning some joint acts of aggression on our borders...

Rafale Deal Comes Under French Scanner

LT. GEN. (RETD) PRAKASH KATOCH FRANCE opened a judicial probe on June 14 led by an independent judge into...

Governor Pillai Loves Poetry, Not Politics

The new Governor brings a profound, positive message of peace, love, compassion, hope and service for the nation Nandkumar...

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Restoring Common Man’s Faith in Judiciary

BY PRABHAKAR TIMBLE
Indian pace bowler S Sreesanth, who was arrested on the charges of spot fixing in the just-concluded Indian Premier League said that he had utmost faith in India’s judicial process and was confident that with time he would be proved innocent and his honour and dignity vindicated and restored.

Of, By and For Villagers

The alleged violence by two villagers against a panch at Dhargal gram sabha meeting on Sunday was unjust, as any violence in a democratic interaction is.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Mopa is Need of the Hour
A debate is going on over the construction of Mopa airport. Some people are in favour of construction of the new international airport in Mopa while some people, especially from South Goa are in favour of retaining the Dabolim airport as the only airport for Goa.

The Squandering of Goa’s Statehood

BY NANDKUMAR M KAMAT
PROBABLY politicians in Goa are not born to rule but ruin this state. Over past two decades, extra constitutional authorities which hide behind the political curtain in corridors of power have emerged.

Watching the Wells

ALTHOUGH the cause of dysentery outbreak in Valpoi last week is yet to be determined, a most likely source pointed at is contaminated water.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Concession to Senior Citizens in Private Buses
A senior citizen identity card is a useful document in many ways. Through the identity card a senior citizen can avail of concessions at many places like while travelling.

Li Visit: Border Row Hard to Resolve

BY KULDIP NAYAR
“HAVE you forgotten the punishment we gave you in 1962 after you had violated our borders?” This is what a retired top Army general asked me at Beijing nearly a decade ago.

Small Can Be Bountiful

Entrepreneurship has been lacking in Goan society, and the Parrikar government will have to do much more than previous governments to promote it among youth of all classes. The credit deposit ratio in Goa is low, which suggests poor intake by various sectors of the economy.

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Getting 16 aboard on SAIL

Programmed over 10 months, Sunaparanta Art Initiator Lab (SAIL) is the new mentorship programme for 16 creative practitionerswho will synthesise art together....

Amped up

Brother-sister duo Merak’s latest track ‘Big Fishes’ attempts to protest the status quo and at the same time leaves listeners hooked to...

Protein foods: Choose them right

Rohini Diniz Dietary proteins are derived from foods of animal and plant origin and should provide between 10-15 per...

Living a masked life on campus

Most hoped that mask-wearing would be a provisional phase, but now, it appears that it will linger longer than anticipated