Monday, June 21, 2021


DANUSKA DA GAMA  NT NETWORK The ‘good news’ brings joy to a couple and their families. There’s planning for...
Frederick Noronha It looks like it was just the other day, but this was a good 35 years ago. I...
Nandkumar M Kamat People who have no knowledge of taxonomy, ecology, biology and conservation status of any wild edible...



Local impacts of global climate change

By Nandkumar M Kamat

Climate sceptics and hardcore scientists may differ- but - global climate change is slowly impacting the weather profile of Goa, a region actually too small to deserve any noticeable attention on the planet, but otherwise heavily urbanised.

Was JESUS CHRIST buried in Kashmir…

By J M Ovelil
It is true that the Holy Bible is silent about the activities or life of Jesus Christ from the age of 13 till the age of 30 and there are sufficient evidences to prove that the young Jesus did come to India by the famous Silk Route - the ancient  international highway connecting  Europe and Asia - in search of learning,

Zero tolerance, please

By Sitaram Yechury
Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s comments on saffron terror at the recently concluded Chintan Shivir of the Congress in Jaipur have expectedly led to an uproar from the RSS/BJP camp.

The lines of control

By Karan Thapar
The beheading of an Indian soldier on the LoC and the mutilation of another were undoubtedly unacceptable and unpardonable. This was barbaric behaviour. The anger and revulsion it has provoked is understandable.

The Culture of the Soil, and the Language of the Soil—Mulk Raj Anand and Indian English

I was just ten years old when ‘Untouchable’ was published in England, so I did not discover it until I joined St Xavier’s College in Bombay in 1941. Until then I thought English literature consisted of Dickens, Thackeray, Scott, Milton, Shakespeare, and the Lake Poets and their circle---Woodsworth, Keats, Shelley, Coleridge. And Tennyson, of course

Their lives on the line

By Barkha Dutt
In the last few days the sound and fury that has amplified public anger over the killing and mutilation of two Indian jawans at the Line of Control (LoC) would have us believe that we are a country that cares deeply about our soldiers.

The Chalice of Poison

By Antonio V Francisco Fernandes
The week has been full of events related to change of guard in national parties: building consensus for peaceful transition of power.

The Alpha Male

By Patricia J Pereira-Sethi
The chickens keep coming home to roost for the men of power and might. The past year has been a phenomenal one for the predator Alpha Male.


What were those ‘Italian ladies’ singing about?

By Luis Dias   The 1994 American drama film ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ is one of my favourite films, and ranks #1 among the ‘Top 250 list’...

Siddharth Bandodkar: A beloved son of Goa

By Prajal Sakhardande
It was a fairy tale wedding. The year was 1975.
Siddharth Bandodkar the promising and only son of Goa’s first chief minister, Bhausaheb Bandodkar wed Hindi film actress Leena Chandavarkar on December 8, 1975 at Mumbai. It made national news.

Decoding the Maratha Identity

Tensing Rodrigues We had said earlier that while the Deccan ksatriya and kunbi identities among the Christians in Goa...

Mysterious world of Stars

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK “Din khali khali bartan hai Aur raat hai jaise...