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3 held for kidnapping baby

Posted On November 6, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Baby Abduction Over Extra-Marital Affair?

Old Goa police arrested three persons on Wednesday evening on charges of kidnapping a six-months-old baby boy and assaulting his mother at Tivrem-Marcel. The complainant, Sangeeta Giri, a native of Uttar Pradesh who currently resides at Tivrem, had taken the baby to Goa medical college (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim. While returning home, she halted at Dulapi to see her friend. Giri was attacked as she was walking towards her friend’s house and her baby was snatched from her possession, police said. A passerby, who was an eyewitness to the incident,Read More
2 Year-old dies after falling from moving bus while getting down
72-year-old gets 14 days custody for allegedly sexually abusing minor
Gold Seized at airport

Posted On November 3, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

10Kg Gold Seized at Dabolim Airport!

Posted On November 1, 2015By Akshay LadIn Top Stories

Police bus and Bike Accident at Karaswada

The situation turned violent on Saturday when a police escort bus attached to Colvale jail met with an accident with a motorcyclist at Karaswada junction. The situation turned tense as no policemen from the escort bus came to help the injured biker. The locals blocked the national highway 17 for more than half an hour. According to sources a bus bearing no GA 07G 0274 was carrying six inmates to Mapusa court from Colvale central jail. A motorcycle travelling from Mapusa to Colvale suddenly lost control and dashed on theRead More
Rupesh Samant Surrenders before police.High Court had denied Samant anticipatory bail.Samant is facing Sexual harassment chargesRead More

Posted On October 31, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Man attacked on Baina beach, 3 held

Three youth were arrested for attacking a 27-year-old man, who was sitting alone at Baina beach on Thursday night. At about 11pm, Uddesh Nandkumar Sawant of Zuarinagar had visited Baina beach. Noticing him sitting alone, the three youth, Salman Shaikh, 23, Nawaz Shaikh, 18, and Nizamuddin Shaikh, 20, all residents of Baina, approached him and started talking to him. Then Sawant’s ordeal started. They took off his shirt, forced him to dance, beat him up with bamboos, scratched nails over his body, and put a burning cigarette on his body.Read More
It’s fair to say that Wi-Fi has become a pretty indispensable part of modern-day life, but it seems the technology can do a heck of a lot more than just stream data to and from our digital devices. Researchers in the US have developed a system called RF Capture that uses wireless signals to detect and track human motion throughout a building, even when people are behind walls or furniture, or are in rooms at the opposite end of the building. In a paper that will be presented at theRead More

Posted On October 30, 2015By Akshay LadIn Sports, Top Stories

ISL: Injury-Hit FC Goa Face FC Pune City

FC Goa are refusing to press the panic button despite his team being hit hard by injuries ahead of their league match against a high-flying FC Pune City in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) here on Friday. FC Goa chief coach Zico confirmed injuries to Joffre Gonzalez, Keenan Almeida, Reinaldo Oliveira, Darryl Duffy and Victorino Fernandes and said marquee player Lucio’s fitness was yet to be ascertained. “We still have to assess Lucio. Yesterday he practiced well with the team but we have to see him in training today,”Read More
Army Recruitment
The poor turnout at army recruitment rallies held annually in Goa was noticed this year as well, with officials lamenting that an inclination towards tourism-related careers and changing lifestyles has been steadily dissuading Goan youth from serving in the Armed Forces. The allure of serving the country, a stable job, respect and other incentives spur lakhs of youth to appear for recruitment rallies across the country, with Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Bihar leading in terms of response to selections. But, even while neighbouring areas like Belagavi and KolhapurRead More