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The circular issued to all government, government-aided, middle and high schools has asked teachers to show students video clips educating them on the issue Children in Goa will be sensitised to be kind to animals, with the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) asking the schools to teach a program on ‘compassionate citizen’. SCERT Director N C Honnikeri in a circular issued to various schools has asked them to follow a brochure issued by PETA (People for Ethical Treatment Towards Animals) for sensitising students against cruelty of animals.Read More

Posted On September 3, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, People, Top Stories

Youth Takes Selfie Moments Before Death

Valentino Godinho, 18, from Mapusa, is suspected to have drowned at Arvalem waterfall on Wednesday, while swimming in the river along with his friends. Bicholim Police said a group of seven youth from Mapusa had visited Arvalem waterfall for sightseeing on Wednesday evening. After enjoying the beauty of the area, they could not judge the depth of the river and started drowning, shouting for help. This was noticed by the other four friends who successfully rescued two of them, but could not trace Godinho, who they suspect has drowned toRead More