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Goa’s Progress Since Liberation

EDUARDO FALEIRO   The Goa Liberation Day is celebrated every year on December 19. On December 19, 1961, Goa was freed from the Portuguese rule. It was a seminar on Portuguese Colonialism held in New Delhi in October 1961 that triggered the decision of the government of India to liberate Goa.

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Time For Political Parties To Debate On Developmental Issues The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its star campaigners have been taken aback following the assembly poll results in the Hindi heartland states wherein the party lost the states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to Congress.

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NIO Must Take Up Goa-centric Research Work The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has in recent years failed to be even of consultative value to the state of Goa.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Ensure Basic Amenities CONSIDERING that the Indian army is well short of the authorised strength of personnel sanctioned, it becomes pertinent to have regular recruitment rallies across the country to draft enough numbers of able-bodied men to meet the scarcity.

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Probability Of A Mid-term Poll In Goa

NANDKUMAR M KAMAT THE BJP is in damage control mode at the Centre and the worst case scenario it had projected is to emerge as a single largest party in May 2019 to form the next government under Narendra Modi, a task which the calculations show is easily within its reach with loyal NDA partners.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Traffic Sentinels Are Over Enthusiastic RECENTLY I received a notice from the traffic cell, Altinho, stating that a traffic offence has been committed by me in April, 2018. And the offence was that my vehicle has tinted glasses. As directed by the notice, I drove to the traffic cell in the vehicle, which allegedly had tinted glasses: the fact of …

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Leave The Andaman Tribals Alone

SUDHANSHU RANJAN THE killing of American John Allen Chau reportedly at the hands of the Sentinelese on their isolated island in Andaman has triggered international outrage and spawned debate on twin issues – conversion by missionaries and integration of the tribals into the mainstream. The Sentinelese are an indigenous Andamanese tribe inhabiting North Sentinel Island and are perhaps one of …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Great Expectations From Congress THE Modi government appointed retired and experienced Shaktikanta Das, a postgraduate in history, as the RBI Governor after Dr Urjit Patel resigned from the post. Das is not a qualified economist, and it has been reported that the board that oversees the RBI functioning are also filled by ideologues and bureaucrats. The nation is lucky that …

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