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2 buried alive while digging well in Agonda

POINGUINNIM: In a tragic incident that occurred on Saturday, two labourers engaged in digging a well were buried alive in mudslide at Val-Agonda in Canacona when the earth suddenly came sliding down.

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Israeli forces seize second Gaza-bound aid vessel

JERUSALEM: Israeli special forces on Saturday seized another Gaza-bound aid vessel without the repeat of the bloody violence when commandos stormed an aid boat earlier this week, leading to death of nine passengers and triggering an international condemnation of the operation.

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India granted access to David Headley

WASHINGTON: India has been given access to David Coleman Headley, Pakistani-American Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) operative who has confessed to his role in the Mumbai attacks, US National Security Advisor, Mr James Jones said on Saturday.

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Report on IFFI given unofficially to ESG: expert panel member

PANAJI: The May 27 emergency meeting of the governing council of the Entertainment Society of Goa, which was convened to deliberate on a report prepared by the expert committee as constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for improvement of the International Film Festival of India

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NCP to stake claim for vacant cabinet berth

PANAJI: The Goa unit of the Nationalist Congress Party, which met on Saturday, under the chairmanship of its working president, Dr Carmo Pegado, decided to stake its claim for the cabinet berth left vacant by the resignation of the Minister for Tourism, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco.

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One dies in fire at Ponda

PONDA: One person lost life while four others suffered burn injuries when a fire broke out at a roadside hotel in Mardol, some 8 kms from Ponda city, in the wee hours of Saturday. Property to the tune of around Rs 8 lakh has been destroyed.

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One gets life term for friend’s murder

MARGAO: The additional district and sessions judge, South Goa, Mr P V Sawaiker on Saturday sentenced accused Sudir Kanrule, 29, to undergo life imprisonment for the murder his friend Paul in the year 2007.

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