A CLOSED-CIRCUIT television (CCTV) camera keeping surveillance on the employees and workforce of the state government is pervasive surveillance. During the last decade there has been an unprecedented growth in CCTV use in schools, business establishments, government offices, public places and busy streets.Read More »
THE apprehensions of the Vimana Nildana Vistharana Virodhi Samithi (Local Communities Alliance Against Airport Expansion), Bajpe and the Environment Support Group (ESG) have vindicated with the Union Civil Aviation Minister, Mr Praful Patel coming out with the proposal to increase the length of runway from the present 8000 feet to 9000 feet.Read More »
Caste in National Census-I
BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT
THE CM of Goa, Mr Digambar Kamat as the chairman of the selection committee made the right choice in recommending Dr Anil Kakodkar as the first recipient of the ‘Gomantvibhushan’ award. He showed statesmanship in inviting all the three MPs and the Leader of the Opposition to share the platform–thus rising above petty power politics.
FRIDAY’S derailment of Gyaneshwari Express in West Bengal in which at least 141 lost their lives is a pure case of cold blooded murder of innocent people by the leaders and activists of Communist Party of India (Maoists).Read More »
THE US authorities finally relented to the Indian pressure and allowed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to interrogate the 26/11 accused David Headley.Read More »
Baina Beach Summer Festival
RECENTLY, a few weeks ago, the MMC had organized a 5-day entertainment programme at Baina beach for the citizens of Vasco. However, although this annual short term entertainment is welcomed and always appreciated by Vascoites, sadly, it only leaves them hungry for more.
By INDER MALHOTRA
IT may seem trite but the first point to be made about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s press conference is that it should cease to be the rarity that it has been.
It took more than ten years to ascertain that India had actually failed to put up a determined fight against the Pakistani ingress in Kargil.Read More »
Even after six years of clearance of construction of the international airport at Mopa the government has yet not been able to acquire sufficient amount of land needed for the project.Read More »