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United against Terror

INDIA must thank the US for giving access to David Coleman Headley, the Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba operative who has confessed to his role in the Mumbai terror attacks.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Goa’s Unique Identity
IF at all one thing positive has happened for Goan identity, it is the fact that this critical issue has come out into the open; over the recent few months.

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Disunity over Maoist Challenge

BY INDER MALHOTRA

NO paradox in this land of unending paradoxes could have been more painful and disastrous than what exists since May 28. On the one hand the entire country is traumatised by the horrifying rail sabotage in Midnapore that killed 148 passengers and seriously injured another 190.

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Paperless Governance

IF Goa moved a step forward to a paperless administration with the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat inaugurating the Citizens’ Facilitation Centre at Margao, the pilot project in e-governance on Independence Day, last year, the state took a decisive step to provide transparent governance on Thursday by formally commissioning Online Updation and Integrated Land Records System (OUILRS).

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

India in UN Security Council

IT is heartening to note that India’s talks with China were fruitful and that steps are being taken to resolve the long standing boundary problem.

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Bengal for Change

FROM street fight to promise for change; from the vanquished in 2005 to a leader of the masses in 2010, the Trinamool Congress chief, Ms Mamata Banerjee has proved that she has developed all the political skills to beat the Left Front on its turn.

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A Fair Probe

EVEN after a month of the exposure of the police-drug peddler nexus and the arrest of some allegedly implicated police officers, the state government has not ordered a thorough probe into the racket.

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Tackling Home-Grown Terrorism

BY ANIRUDH PRAKASH

T never rains but pours. And Friday, May 28 was precisely that. Both India and Pakistan have come to terms with their own demons, their inefficiency, their complicity, their inability to cope.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Banish Caste System

THAT honour killings are the norm only in North India no more holds good. It is a tragedy that this undesirable malady has visited South India as well. In Andhra Pradesh, a couple was murdered by six of the closest kin of the girl, who belonged to the high caste, for marrying a Dalit man.

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