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Joseph Vaz canonisation celebrations across state

Faithful throng saint’s mother’s ancestral house at Benaulim NT NETWORK BENAULIM: Goa greeted its first saint with religious services, pealing of bells as Pope Francis declared Joseph Vaz as a saint in Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Benaulim, where he was born, came to life and turned into a place of pilgrimage as hundreds of faithful visited the saint’s mother’s ancestral …

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Master class with fashion guru Wendell Rodricks

The Navhind Times Planet J master class with fashion guru, Wendell Rodricks commenced with the designer stressing on the need for originality and being best at what one does. The workshop held on Sunday, December 14, at Dempo House saw 35 participants from cross the state taking part. Open to those between 17 and 21, the half-day workshop aimed at …

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Peshawar students battle shock, trauma

IANS Islamabad: Five days after terrorists massacred over 140 students and teachers in a Peshawar school, the Pakistani city remains in a state of shock. The worst hit are obviously the students — those who survived the bloodbath at the Army Public School and even pupils in schools elsewhere in Peshawar, the Dwwn newspaper reported Sunday. Parents of students in …

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Fighting Racism Against N-E People

By Saumitra Mohan It has been more than 67 years since we became independent and it is presumed that the state nation called India should have by now become a nation-state. But the fact remains that things are far from hunky dory. The fissiparous tendencies fanned by the revisionist forces like extremists, naxalites, separatists and terrorists continue to work at …

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Govt refuses to give written assurance on regularisation of contractual workers

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government in state on Thursday ruled out giving written assurance to regularise services of the agitating workers of Goa Employment and Recruitment Society (GERS), but assured to absorb them in the recently formed Goa Human Resource Development Corporation (GHRC) through a legal process. Ajitsingh Rane, trade union leader along with Swati Kerkar …

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