‘My Parents My Paradise’ – an effort to educate young about the needs of elderly parents Society 

‘My Parents My Paradise’ – an effort to educate young about the needs of elderly parents

Panaji: The Goa Girls Islamic Organisation held a 10 day-campaign ‘My Parents My Paradise’ to educate young generation about the rights of elderly parents, and the children’s duty towards them. The statewide campaign was launched on September 1 and concluded on September 10. The concluding event was conducted in Goa Central Library. Prakash Kamat – Sr. Asst. Editor The Hindu and Shashwat Gupta Ray – Resident Editor Gomantak Times were the chief guests. Hani Pathan in her welcome address said, “The campaign have ended but the mission must go on”. A small…

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Islam has contributed to India's civilization: Dr Kamat Society 

Islam has contributed to India’s civilization: Dr Kamat

Panaji (Press release): Islam and Muslims have contributed to the Indian civilization and there are evidences of Islam’s contribution to Goa and the whole of western India, emphasized Goa University professor, Dr Nandakumar Kamat. He was addressing at the inaugural function of the 4 days children’s book fair, ‘Taare Zameen Par’ (TZP), organized by the Board of Innovative Education, Goa at Santa Cruz in Goa’s capital, Panaji. Speaking about the times of the early Islamic civilization, he said “All of them were passionate about knowledge and they pursued knowledge. They…

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Safety measures intensified in Valpoi Goa for Kaysanur Forest disease (KFD) Current Affairs 

Safety measures intensified in Valpoi Goa for Kaysanur Forest disease (KFD)

Valpoi, Goa: An advocacy meeting to intensify safety measure on Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), also called monkey fever was held on Friday at Community Health Centre in Valpoi, Goa. Different stake holders discussed the effective measures to prevent the spread of disease in Sattari taluka. KFD, a viral, haemorrhagic fever spreads through infected ticks. Monkeys that are exposed to the infected ticks contract the disease hence called as monkey fever. People living in jungle areas are more prone to this ailment. In 2015, when the disease was first detected in…

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