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Left knew why Aiyar was shifted out from oil ministry: Karat

NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary, Mr Prakash Karat has said the Left, which provided outside support to the UPA-I, was aware that Mr Mani Shankar Iyer was shifted out of the Petroleum Ministry in 2006 as he was pursuing energy policy which the Americans did not like.

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Wake up and Smell the Smoke

By Glenn Costa | NT
MARGAO: Some of the images firmly etched in the memory of every Indian will be that of flames blazing out of the windows of the Taj in Mumbai while fire fighters, heroically perched on their ladders, made valiant attempts to rescue the trapped even as the fire raged in the background during the 26/11 terrorist attack on Mumbai.

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Public transport needs an overhaul

By Roque Dias
MARGAO: Despite the rise in the number of private vehicles in the tiny state of Goa, there is a huge chunk of people entirely dependant on the public transportation system.

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Karmal Ghat road-stretch in urgent need of widening

By ALBERT FERNANDES
POINGUINNIM: The Karmal Ghat area along the National Highway which is at a distance of about four kms from Canacona police station and at a distance of about 20 kms from the Cuncolim police station has proved to be an accident-prone zone.

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PCE Rego’s team wins PWD cricket tourney

PANAJI: PCE Rego’s team won the first inter SD/WD/CO tennis ball cricket tournament organised by PWD’s Sports & Recreation Club in association with Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) at the open football ground at Fatorda, Margao.

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Sports kit distributed to Dabolim, Cortalim clubs

VASCO: In his endeavour to encourage sports activities among the youth, the deputy speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Mr Mauvin Godinho distributed sports kit to nearly twelve registered clubs from Dabolim and Cortalim constituencies on Saturday.

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Goa Velha enter Zaino Cup quarters

PANAJI: Riding on a fine hat-trick by Chatur Singh, Goa Velha Sports Club thrashed Pax of Nagoa 5-1 to seal the quarter-final birth of the SWC Zaino Cup organised by Sports and Welfare Club of Zaino Velim and played at Zaino ground, Velim.

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Vettel wins Australian GP

MELBOURNE: World champion Sebastian Vettel led throughout in his Red Bull to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in dominating style in Melbourne on Sunday.

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