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A pharmacologist’s American experience

By Naguesh Rao Sardessai In 2008, Agathe Wehrli, coordinator, Pharmabridge, invited professor and head of department of pharmacology Madhusudan Joshi of the Goa College of Pharmacy to visit the University of Michigan on an educational programme.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Nobel Banquet Money for Poor People wonder that why Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Peace Prize did not bring the aam admi’s joy as we had observed it in 1979, when Mother Teresa (an Albanian, came India on 1929 to help the poor while living among them) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, “for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty …

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Infinite Kitchen opens Faber gallery in Vasco

PANAJI: Kitchen appliances brand Faber opened its exclusive gallery in Vasco on the auspicious day of Dussehra. ‘Infinite Kitchen’, the brand for modular kitchens and accessories has tied up with Faber to set up the gallery at Lakshjyot Complex, opposite Vodafone store, near KTC bus stand, Vasco. The exclusive showroom displays a wide variety of electric chimneys, hobs, cook-tops, cooking …

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The young and the musical

Clifton Fernades who put the band Estonia together this year is already riding on the crest of success. “I have always been musically inclined. I worked on a cruise liner but quit the job to follow the dictates of my heart”, says Clifton for whom it has been music and more music since. Also a music teacher at Holy Cross …

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Govt puts its foot down on helmet rule

PANAJI: The transport officials have now joined the traffic cops for stricter implementation of the directive from the transport department as regards compulsion for the two-wheeler drivers to wear helmets on all highways in the state.

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Baduan case becomes murkier

New Delhi: The Baduan alleged rape and murder case has become murkier with families of the two victims apparently telling the CBI that the police FIR was filed on the basis of wrong statements given by an uncle of the girls.

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Goa to submit memo to Centre on special status

NT NETWORK PANAJI: The government has decided to form a consultative committee for preparing legal document, to be presented to the central government in the form of a memorandum as regards its demand to seek special status for Goa. The memorandum will be presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh when an official …

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Mangalore temple creates history, appoints Dalit widows as priests

BY RAJAT R | NT MANGALORE: A temple trust here led by former Union minister of State for Finance B Janardhana Poojary has taken a bold step and appointed two Dalit widows as the main archaks (priests) of the Gokarnanatha temple in a place called Kudroli in this coastal city. The women archaks – 65-year-old Lakshmi and 46-year-old Chandravathi from …

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