Four Russians held for ATM theft, narcotic crimes

PANAJI: Goa police raided two rented houses at Dandoswada, , on Friday and arrested four Russians on charges of dealing in drugs and stealing cash from an ATM. Narcotics worth Rs...

BJP ticket or not, constituents want me to contest: Laxmikant Parsekar

MAPUSA: The battle is heating up in constituency, at least in the BJP camp, for the impending byelection scheduled to be held before April 16. "I will certainly be a...

Goa government puts brakes on 30 driving schools

PANAJI: Nearly 30 driving schools in the state have fared badly in a grading test conducted by the directorate of transport and risk closure due to poor performance. In August...

Mahadev Naik to join Congress, may get Shiroda ticket

PANAJI: Former minister in the government, on Friday said he will quit and join on Sunday. Naik is being shortlisted by Congress for the Shiroda bypoll. , who was elected on...

Goa government must consider running mines: Nilesh Cabral

MARGAO: Power minister Nilesh on Thursday voiced his staunch objection to any move by the government to auction the 88 leases quashed by the Supreme Court. He urged the state government...

NGT directs Goa panel to act, file report on embankment in Tar river

PANAJI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given a joint committee one month to furnish an ‘action taken’ report about the mud embankment laid in the at . The direction has...

Power minister backs Francis D’Souza’s son for Mapusa BJP ticket

PANAJI: Power minister and spokesperson Nilesh Cabral on Friday said that the party ticket for the seat should go to former deputy chief minister D’Souza’s son . Cabral, stating that...

Goa on VIP itinerary: Two land daily in Goa, say cops

PANAJI: It’s not just who have Goa on their wishlist. Several VIPs such as heads of state, judges and politicians also come for a taste of the state. In fact, data...

Manohar Parrikar shifted to GMC for endoscopy, CMO says he‘s stable

PANAJI: Chief minister was shifted to and Hospital late Saturday night for “upper GI endoscopy”. He would be kept under observation for the next 48 hours. “His health condition continues...

Guj: Petty fight between kids leads to clash

VADODARA: Petty fight between children snowballed into a between members of two communities at of Anand district on Sunday afternoon. The clash left a cop injured even as there were...

Assam hooch tragedy toll rises to 124, over 330 taken ill

GUWAHATI: The death toll in ‘s hooch tragedy has shot up to 124, while 331 people are undergoing treatment in hospitals, officials said on Sunday. At least 71 people have...

Fine for not keeping minimum balance robbery: P Chidambaram

TIRUPUR: A Congress-led government will return the penalties deducted from the bank accounts of economically weaker sections for failing to maintain minimum balance if is voted to power again, said former...

Accord Clause 6 committee to be reconstituted: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

GUWAHATI: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and BJP vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Saturday the committee for suggesting recommendations on the implementation of Clause 6 of the may be...

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From camps to factories: Muslim detainees say China using forced labour

ALMATY, Kazakhstan: As Gulzira Auelkhan toiled stitching gloves in a factory in China‘s troubled , her managers made no secret of where her production...