3 months on, no inquiry into ‘dual citizenship’ issue

3 months on, no inquiry into ‘dual citizenship’ issue

PANAJI: Despite the ministry of home affairs order, dated November 22, 2016, empowering district collectors to inquire into the issue of acquisition of citizenship of another country and make recommendations to the central government, the process hasn’t been initiated till date. Sources said that modalities are still being worked out…

CM: Code of conduct must be relaxed

CM: Code of conduct must be relaxed

Panaji: Chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar expressed hope that the Election Commission would relax the code of conduct as “many developmental works were delayed due to the same”. Chief secretary Dharmendra Sharma has moved a proposal on Friday seeking a relaxation and Parsekar expects a positive response within a couple of…

Parents’ groups to discuss fee hike by unaided pvt schools

Parents’ groups to discuss fee hike by unaided pvt schools

Colva: Parents from Goa are likely to take part in a meet on the issue of frequent fee hike leading to commercialisation of education by unaided private schools. The two-day meet that is being held for the second year will be hosted by the Mumbai Parents’ Association in Thane from…

4 of 5 sterilised women have 3 or more kids'

4 of 5 sterilised women have 3 or more kids'

GOA: Even as female sterilisation continues to be the most common contraceptive method used in India, it has failed to address the problem of population control. Almost four out of every five sterilised women had three or more children, shows a 2016 survey, signifying that around 80% of the women…

No ‘I do’ near sand dunes, turtle nesting sites

No ‘I do’ near sand dunes, turtle nesting sites

PANAJI: Picture perfect weddings on Goa’s sandy shores, with a setting sun in backgorund, have received a reality check with the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, which reports to the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change, saying beach weddings should not be permitted in ecologically sensitive areas….

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