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14 Telangana schoolchildren killed as train crashes into bus

HYDERABAD: Sixteen persons – 14 school children, the driver and the cleaner – were killed and at least 20 students were injured as a train crashed into the private bus in which they were travelling at an unmanned railway crossing at Masaipet village in Telangana’s Medak district on Thursday morning. The driver’s decision to avoid nearby manned railway gates to …

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Within a day of the use of technology

Within a day of the use of technology in the state legislative assembly, the iPads and laptops disappeared from most of the tables of legislators in the House on Wednesday. On the first day itself, some legislators were unhappy with the technology devices due to the issue of poor connectivity. Nandesh Kambli | NT

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Selaulim, Panchwadi dams overflowing despite delayed revival of monsoon

PANAJI/CURCHOREM: Despite the delayed revival of monsoon in Goa, the dams across the state have reached their threshold levels, with the Selaulim and the Panchwadi dams overflowing on Tuesday. The delay in the monsoon and the subsequent delay in its revival in the state had created some anxious moments as the water in the dams was expected to suffice till …

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Commonwealth Games 2014 India aims top-three finish in Glasgow

GLASGOW: Unlike New Delhi Games where India finished with a record 101 medal haul and with 65 medals in 2010 Guanzhou Asian Games, in Glasgow, the most realistic target for India would be a third-place finish The unprecedented success achieved in the last edition would be hard to replicate this time after the dropping of a few disciplines but upbeat …

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Assembly’s paperless monsoon session begins today

PANAJI: The nearly month-long monsoon session of the state legislative assembly, during which the budget presented earlier in March would be discussed and passed, will begin on Tuesday. The assembly will meet for 21 days during the session. According to information provided by the officials of the assembly, the state government will also give replies to over 2,500 questions posed …

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AFTER 28 LONG YEARS, INDIA LORDS AGAIN

LONDON: Ishant Sharma took seven wickets as India ended a run of 15 Tests without an away victory courtesy of a 95-run win over England at Lord’s on Monday. This victory, only India’s second in 17 Tests at Lord’s, put the tourists 1-0 up in the five-match series ahead of the third Test in Southampton on Sunday after the first …

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Madan Bal win Angley’s TT team championship

PANAJI: Madan Bal Goa Exports Ltd won Panjim Gymkhana’s Angley’s table tennis team championship by defeating Virashree Blue 3-1 in the finals played at SAG indoor stadium, Campal on Sunday.

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Sancoale sarpanch remanded to three-day police custody

Sancoale sarpanch Ramakant Borkar was on Saturday produced before the CBI Court at Mapusa, a day after he was caught red handed by the anti-corruption branch  of the vigilance directorate  for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000 from businessman for issuing an occupancy certificate for a residential bungalow. He has been remanded to three days police custody.

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