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4-yr-old run over, dies in Usgao mishap

PONDA: In an accident reported at Usgao Tiska, four-year-old, Pritesh S Dharve was run over and killed by a speeding mining truck, on Monday at around 11 a.m. Upon news of the incident, the locals held a 6-hour rasta-roko at the site, which was cleared only later in the evening by a strong police force.

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Russian deposes in rape case

MARGAO: The additional district and session judge, South Goa, Ms Vijaya Pol, on Monday examined the 25-year-old Russian woman, who was allegedly raped last December by John Fernandes, a local politician.

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Mapusa police arrest two in murder case

MAPUSA: Acting swiftly, that too on a day when a large police force was stationed on election counting duty, the Mapusa police arrested two individuals, suspected to be involved in the murder case that took place on Sunday afternoon.

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Rescued girls refuse age test

PANAJI: Police inspector, Mr Sandesh  Chodankar informed that the three girls who were rescued in a raid by the Panaji town police from a  hotel on Saturday refused to undergo the age determination test at the GMC at Bambolim on Monday.

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78.39% voters exercise franchise in Bicholim

BICHOLIM: There was 78.39% voting during the election of 10-ward Bicholim municipal council held on Sunday.

Total of 8,829 voters out of 11263 exercised their franchise, which included 4,569 males and 4260 female voters.

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