Tuesday , 17 September 2019
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A Country of One-Eyed Politicians

The sentencing of former Union minister of state and chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh P K Thungon to four-a-half-years of rigorous imprisonment does not suggest that if you are a politician and have indulged in corruption you would be caught some day.

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Shadows on Border

The terror attack across LoC at Gurdaspur in Punjab on Monday brought back the chilling memories of terrorism of the 1980s and 1990s in the state. Will Gurdaspur be repeated? Will terror groups open new fronts in Punjab? – these are fears working on people’s minds.

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This Ice Cream Is Not So Cool

A report was published in this newspaper to warn readers that ice products made by unregistered establishments and sold by street vendors in Goa’s towns and villages, very favourite items of refreshment for commoners, might not be safe to consume.

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Save Accident Victims

Noting that one fatality takes place every four minutes in road accidents in India Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants hospitals to provide cashless treatment to accident victims.

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BJP Finds A Scorpion To Sting Congress 

With the arrest of A M Wachasundar, whose job contract as director of Japan International Co-operative Agency (JICA) was terminated four days ago, the Goa government obviously intends to send out a message that it is acting fast and firmly in the case of alleged bribery of ministers and officials by US construction consultancy firm Louis Berger.

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To Red Planet With ISRO

From Aryabhatta to Mangalayan, and with more than $100 million earned through launching 45 foreign satellites belonging to 19 countries till date, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) has come a long way. The silent revolution of space boys over the years has paid off.

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Making Money and Men Safe at Banks

IT may not be a huge amount but theft of cash from a bank in Goa is very unusual and hence a matter of serious concern. According to preliminary reports, an insider’s involvement cannot be ruled out in the theft from the Bank of India, Mapusa branch on Wednesday,

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Amitabh’s Afterthought

Reports in a section of the media suggested that Amitabh Bachchan took Rs 6.31 crore for a promo of Doordarshan’s new Kisan Channel, which was a pre-poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and launched in May.

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Slow Progress On  E-Governance in Goa

THE monsoon session of the Goa Legislative Assembly begins coming Monday and it is good to find that two-thirds of the total questions received by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar were sent by MLAs online. At last Arlekar’s efforts to make the proceedings of the Assembly paperless seem to be paying.

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Yakub Pays the Price

THERE is an unconventional view that Yakub Memon was a second-level player in the Mumbai blasts conspiracy, so he did not deserve to be sent to the gallows. The main conspirators were Tiger Memon and Dawood Ibrahim and several faceless ISI men. 

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