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Increase Frequency Of Train On Margao To Bengaluru Route Train number 17309/17310 Yeswantpur-Vasco bi-weekly Express operates in a convenient schedule via Hubballi-Londa-Madgaon junction. 

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2019: Maya As Potential PM Candidate

RAJDEEP SARDESAI “One day, she will fulfil Babasaheb Ambedkar’s dream!” claimed Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshi Ram, with a hint of pride, pointing to the woman, who had just served us tea.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Cruelty to School Children In some parts of India, especially Andhra Pradesh, the maddening “school corporal punishment” is still in vogue. 

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Our Heroes Of Goan Identity

January 16 is celebrated in Goa every year as the Asmitai Dis (Identity Day). After Liberation Pandit Nehru had declared  “we want to maintain the separate identity of Goa, its separate individuality… we have no interest in changing or surpassing that identity’. 

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Breaking The Wall In American Minds

JAGDISH RATTANANI   This may be the information age but the lure of brick and mortar is not diminished. Donald Trump and his idea of a “beautiful” wall on the United States border with Mexico brings alive the idea that nothing is as concrete as concrete. As Republicans push for funding and Democrats hold out, the resultant government shutdown has …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Act Against Buses Making Illegal Stops Private buses are accustomed to halt every now and then to take on board or alight passengers resulting in the bus journey taking a lot of time. As a result, commuters do not reach their destinations on time. They are ultimately subjected to inconvenience in the process. Some buses even halt on gradients thereby …

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Stop Reservations And Encourage Merit System

ELVIDIO MIRANDA, PANAJI In the recent winter session of Parliament, reservation for jobs and in educational institutions for economically weaker citizens belonging to the general category has been cleared, which is a retrograde step. Now we in India have reservations for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, other backward classes as well as the general category. Such type of protectionist measures lead …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Pandya, Rahul must be given severe punishment Cricket is virtually a religion in India and cricketers are seen as demigods by their adoring fans.  A two-match suspension for Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul for their crass sexist comments on a popular TV show, would  be like a pat on their backs! These cricketers earn huge sums of money for …

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Zuari Bridge Giving Commuters The Jitters

PACHU MENON, MARGAO Why does the government take so much pleasure in driving the public up the walls with its atrocious plans only to revert back to simpler solutions to problems at hand after being made aware of its follies! When the 18-kilometer long traffic detour via Chicalim planned earlier to facilitate the on-going work of the Cortalim stretch of …

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