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Setting the Right Example

A television news channel reported that the children of a primary school in Sanvordem went on a dharna by sitting outside their school premises because their parents wanted one of the teachers to be changed.

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US Caught in Pak Double Game

By Fazal Mehmood
GENERAL Ahmed, former chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, who wired $100,000 to Mohammed Atta shortly before 9/11 was in Washington, DC on the morning of the attacks having breakfast with Senator Bob Graham.

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For KTC’s Turnround

IN the era of liberalisation, the state government has decided to nationalise more routes. This is not for the first time that the government has taken such a measure on the plea of making the state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation viable. On March 2, 1999, the state government had nationalised the routes between Panaji, Margao and Vasco.

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Top Priority in Kashmir

IT could not be a coincidence. On August 15 while addressing the nation the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh urged Pakistan not to allow terrorists to use its territory against India because it would cause impediments to the process of dialogue, the Pakistan Foreign Minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi set

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Need for Introspection-I
IN his Independence Day message to the people of Goa, the Governor, Dr Sidhu, while paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi and the freedom fighters for their sacrifices in the cause of the country’s freedom, also stressed the need for us to introspect what we have achieved during 63 years of Independence and where we have failed.

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Dangers of Maoist Intrusion in Goa

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT

AFTER the terrorist attack in Mumbai, the Union home minister had sent a special strong worded communication to all the chief ministers with clear directives to crush the local mafias. The Government of Goa developed cold feet over this communication because it was politically a difficult decision.

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For Equitable Growth

THE Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh’s speech on the 63rd anniversary of Independence stresses on more effective implementation of ongoing schemes, minimising the chances of misuse of public money.

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Borrowed Power

THE Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has again approached the Union Power Minister with a request to supply additional 50 MW of power from the central quota.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Potholed Roads

THE narrow road below the Mungul-Margao overhead railway bridge is in very bad condition. The huge potholes pose great risk to two-wheeler riders.

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Building Responsible Citizenship

BY EDUARDO FALEIRO
ON August 15, we celebrate Independence Day. On that day, in 1947, Prime Minister Nehru proclaimed a tryst with destiny, “a moment which comes but rarely in history when we step from the old into the new, when an age ends and the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.”

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