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CM underscores need for disciplining youth

PANAJI: Underscoring the need for inculcating discipline among youth, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has observed that organisations like Scouts and Guides, and NCC play an important role in inculcating discipline

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Woman crushed to death in Ponda mishap

PONDA: A female pillion rider from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, died on the spot at Mangueshi junction after she came under the wheels of a truck, on Sunday around 1 p.m.

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Three injured as car rams into them

VASCO: The construction waste dumped along the highway near Rumdawada, Jetty became a cause of accident on Sunday afternoon, wherein three persons including two women were left injured when a car rammed into them.

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Adventure sports on beaches need monitoring

BY ADELMO FERNANDES
The unfortunate incident wherein a girl who was a participant at the Goa Fest was critically injured when she fell from a height of 300 mts while parasailing at Cavellosim only goes to prove the danger involved in the various adventure sports available on the beaches that attracts tourists and locals alike.

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Two blasts before IPL match in Bangalore

BANGALORE: Two crude bombs exploded in quick succession outside the M A Chinnaswamy cricket stadium here on Saturday, minutes before an IPL match was to begin, leaving 15 persons injured and creating panic in the packed venue.

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Obama to visit India by October: PM

ON BOARD AIR INDIA ONE: Almost a week after he told Mr Barack Obama that India was eagerly looking forward to his visit, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the American President would be coming on his first state visit to India in August or October.

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Shashi Tharoor’s fate uncertain

NEW DELHI: Mr Shashi Tharoor’s fate remained uncertain on Saturday night amid indications that a final call on his future in the government is likely to be taken on Sunday by the Congress high command.

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I-T sleuths quiz Mallya’s daughter

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI:  The income-tax department plans to enlarge its current inquiry into the IPL’s financial transactions to cover all the franchises amidst allegations of murky deals even as it questioned the ‘mystery’ woman and Mr Vijay Mallya’s daughter who works for the IPL commissioner, Mr Lalit Modi.

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Drive against commercial tax evasion

PANAJI: In an attempt to prevent evasion of payment of value-added tax and other taxes, the officials of the commissionerate of commercial tax have started drive to recover the dues from the businesses in the state and collected amounts running into crores of rupees.

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