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Learning from Mistakes

THE goof-up with SSC mark sheets might not be as widespread as what happened in the case of the HSSC results, but the errors were enough to dent the image of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, and infuriate the Education Minister, Mr Babush Monserrate who vowed to get to the bottom of the problem.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Tickets Sold for Marathi Film Festival

THIS is with reference to the letter regarding the Marathi film festival (NT, June 10). While we genuinely regret that a film-lover like Mr Anil Borkar could not get to watch the film of his choice, we wish to clarify that that there were no tickets sold during the film festival as is wrongly mentioned in the letter.

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Husain and Hypocrisy

ON Thursday, one of India’s most celebrated artists, M F Husain passed away in a hospital in London. He was born an Indian but died a Qatari, and between these two belongings lay a story of struggle, triumph, hurt and exile.

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Outward Bound

IT was not long ago when real estate companies from other parts of the country were making a beeline to get a piece of the action in the state. Today, the reverse seems to be happening, with Goa-based construction companies looking outwards.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Inquiry into Public Grievance
THIS is in reply to the letter, ‘Corrupt Goa Customs’ by Mr Arwin Mesquita (NT, May 23) which has been registered as a public grievance by the vigilance section of this department.

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Proving Winston Churchill Wrong

BY JOGINDER SINGH
A SELF-ANOINTED class of politicians have come up, in the form of some MLA’s, MP’s and ministers, who not only feel that they are above the law, but also suffer from the delusion, that they are above any system.

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A Level Playing Field

THERE appears to be some logic in the argument put forth by aggrieved SSC students that no purpose is served in gaining ‘sports merit marks’ if they are not added to the total.

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Loss of Yogic Control

THE announcement of Baba Ramdev to raise an army of 11,000 volunteers to assist him in the fight against corruption adds a bizarre twist to the plot. It is deplorable, to say the least.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

On Marathi Film Festival
The Goa Marathi Film Festival commenced on June 3, 2011. The tickets for the program on June 4 and 5 were sold in advance at Rs 300 each.

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