Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Pandemic Brings India To Its Knees

LT. GEN. (RETD) BHOPINDER SINGH AS the nation gasps for oxygen and the medical infrastructure creaks from sheer overburden,...

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...

Lockdown Is Devastating

SAMIR KHAN, MAPUSA THE state government has announced   four-day lockdown in view of the rising COVID cases in Goa....

‘Czar’ Putin’s Game Plan For India

Putin is intent on economically strangling Ukraine and daring Biden to do something BHARAT KARNAD THE...

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Obama’s Mistimed Arrow

The US President, Mr Barack Obama’s statement that Indian economy is in a state of paralysis and a new wave of reforms would be necessary to reverse the slowdown hasn’t gone down very well with New Delhi.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Pathetic State of Mapusa KTC Bus Stand

I was disgusted to read the news (NT July 15) that the Mapusa KTC bus stand in still in shambles. Every year during the monsoon, it’s the same and at least temporary arrangements could be done before the monsoon to provide drainage to those areas that get flooded and cause injuries to commuters. Mapusa is the heart of Bardez taluka and should be the pride of every citizen of Bardez and Goa.

Water Rafting Follows Casino Model

BY nandkumar kamat

THIS article is written after compiling and studying everything that’s available on pros and cons of adventure sports like white water rafting. International rafting federation sources were particularly helpful.

Gamble that Paid Off

The 100 per cent increase in revenue from casinos, made possible by reducing the entry charge and hiking licence fee, has proved that the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the finance portfolio, had done his homework on the subject.

Act of Savagery

The 20-minute ordeal of a young girl who was molested by a gang of at least 40 men in Guwahati; the arrival of the police 45 minutes after the incident and the shooting of the episode by a visual media journalist: the gory episode has shocked people in Assam and the rest of the county and brought into sharp focus the role of the media.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Need to Regulate Mining

NOW a days, lots has been reported in the media of water from the mining dumps seeping into the reservoir at Selaulim making drinking water un-potable due to high levels of manganese content.

BJP Bows to Whims of its Satraps

BY INDER MALHOTRA

AFTER a month of dillydallying and vacillation the central leadership of the BJP has succumbed to the diktat of Karnataka’s former chief minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa and ground realities.

Compensation for Land

Even though land acquisition has proven to be a very sensitive subject in Goa, the state government has been dragging its feet on formulating a land acquisition policy.

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A farewell to retired teachers

NT BUZZ The management, staff and PTA of Guardian Angel Pre-Primary and Primary School, Curchorem bid farewell to senior...

Let’s get physical

‘Get Fit, Stay Fit Goa’, a two-week free bodyweight programme aims to inspire a fitness revolution in Goa. NT BUZZ talks to...

Food warriors

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Pinky Goyal Like most people scanning the horrifying news coming in...

Born to run

NT BUZZ The second edition of the Mulgao Fitness Run 2021 was held. The run was sponsored by Anil...