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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-03-27 04:50:24 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
27 March 2004

GOACOM VIDEO NEWSCAST at
http://www.goacom.com/news
goacomNews25 Mar
H I G H L I G H T S
- MGP left high & dry - EC directs state govt. to change returning
officer - CM says letter produced by Congress is forged - Celebration in Goa
as India beat Pakistan in cricket match.

Website: http://www.goacom.com
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Daily Clippings: http://www.goacom.com/news

TRANSPORT SECY NAMES N GOA COLLECTOR: The Election Commission of India has
appointed Transport secretary, Amit Yadav, an IAS officer as the new North
Goa district collector and returning officer for the North Goa parliamentary
constituency. Two days ago, Election Commissioner BB Tandon had asked the
State government to immediately replace SS Keshkamat as the district
collector and returning officer of the Lok Sabha elections for the North Goa
constituency as he was on extension of service. (H)

EC PROBE TEAM COMING: A two-member committee headed by Dr PC Kapoor,
Secretary (Health), Government of India, is arriving in Goa tomorrow (March
28) to hold an independent inquiry into the episode of spying on opposition
members in the State. (GT)

PANJIM FEELS THE PINCH AFTER TALEIGAO DELINKS: The delinking of Taleigao
from the jurisdiction of Panjim seems to have cost the Corporation of the
City of Panaji dearly. The loss has been calculated at approximately Rs.1
crore. This was clearly indicated in a balanced budget presented and
approved by the Corporation for the year 2004-5. Last year the PMC had
presented a Rs.11.75 crore budget. This year, however, the budget revenue
and expenditures have been balanced to the tune of Rs.10.46 crore. (H)

HEATED DEBATE WITNESSED AT CCP MEET: The meeting of the first Budget
Estimates of the Corporation of City of Panaji for 2004-05 witnessed a
heated debate over various issues besides the budget. Two councilors, Ms
Patricia Pinto and Ms Ruth Furtado, raised questions over why the
Corporation should shoulder the burden of making payments to architects
engaged by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the work
of the International Film Festival of India when GSIDC had kept the
Corporation completely in the dark over IFFI project. (NT)

TWO TRAWLERS DESTROYED IN ALDONA FIRE: Two fishing trawlers, parked along
the river at Aldona-Carona were completely destroyed, when a fire broke out
this evening. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the
fire. (NT)

WOMAN'S BODY RECOVERED IN VASCO: Vasco police have recovered a dead body of
an unknown woman from the Old Vegetable Market on Thursday evening. (NT)

ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER, DISEASE: The following is a
message of the Archbishop on "Campaign against Hunger and Disease": We are,
by now, well integrated into the spirit of the Holy Season of Lent-a time
when we are called in a very special way to introspect sincerely and reflect
deeply on the meaning and the purpose of God's precious gift of each human
life.Most of us know that this Archdiocese is full-heartedly involved with
Caritas India in the campaign of the Church against Hunger and Disease
dedicating the Fifth Sunday in Lent to this cause. This year, the theme is
"Give us, today, our daily rice!" (NT)

CONG MAY MOVE THE GOVERNOR FOR DISMISSAL OF STATE GOVT: The Congress is
likely to submit a memorandum to Governor Kidar Nath Sahani today demanding
the dismissal of the BJP-led government for spying on the activities and
movements of opposition members and blatant violation of model code of
conduct for the coming Lok Sabha polls. (GT)

TWO CR INDIVIDUALS GET INSURANCE COVER: The Life Insurance Corporation of
India has extended the insurance protection to more than 2 crore individuals
in the current financial year, by 15 March 2004. (GT)

"HMS GLOUCESTER" CALLS ON GOA: The Royal Navy's Anti-Air Warfare Destroyer
"HMS Gloucester" came alongside at Mormugao Port Trust's berth number eight
at about 3 pm yesterday. The state-of-the-art vessel will remain in port for
a fortnight before hading out to sea to participate in Exercise "Varuna".
(GT)

TALEIGAO SARPANCH, DY ELECTED: Jannu Mahadev Rosario and Elsa D'Cunha were
unanimously elected as sarpanch and deputy sarpanch respectively of Taleigao
panchayat on March 26. Jannu's name was proposed by Jennifer Monserrate,
wife of Town and Country Planning Minister and Taleigao MLA Atanasio
Monserrate and seconded by Candid Dias. (H)

USE PHONES TO WIN OVER VOTES: For the next few weeks, the usual "Hello" in a
phone call could well be followed by "Vote BJP". The IT-savvy Chief
Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has now requested party workers to phone friends
and relatives residing in other parts of South Goa and to convince them to
vote the BJP candidate to power. "Tell them that you and many others have
decided unanimously to vote BJP and see that your relative or friend votes
for the BJP. Take care that the phone call does not exceed three minutes,"
was the chief minister's advice to BJP activists at their Ponda poll office.
(H)

ELECTORAL NAMES NOW ON WEBSITE: If you want to check whether your name
exists on the electoral roll or not, then log on to www.electionsgoa.nic.in
The website was launched by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Goa,
on March 26. The important feature of the website is that the entire
electoral roll of Goa is available on it in PDF format allowing everyone to
access the roll on the click of the mouse. (H)

BMC'S RECOVERY DRIVE: Bicholim Municipal Council has launched a recovery
drive by which it has earned a revenue of Rs.25 lakh this year. The recovery
officer, Bhanudas Naik, said that a major part of the revenue accrued to the
municipal coffers is by way of house tax and rent of kiosks. (GT)

WANNA BE A FILM STAR? Wanna be a film star? It can't be done by staying in
Goa, you have to go to Mumbai! So advised actors Irfan Khan and Piyush
Mishra, both of whom are in Goa for the premiere of the film "Magbool", in
which they starred."If you want to enter films, go to Mumbai. Try to find a
theatre group which does interesting plays and keep practicing your art.
Simultaneously, try to find an opening in films," advised Khan. (H)

VINTAGE CAR RALLY: Mangalore Motor Sports Association and the Goa Autosports
Association will jointly organize a Vintage & Classic Car rally named "Make
Old Age a Smile Age" for the first time in Goa on April 4. MMSA president
Sudhir BK said, "The event will showcase about 40 vintage cars. Goa's
vintage car collectors Pradeep Naik, Krishna Kumar Agarwal, Narcinva Naik,
Rajesh Timblo will also display their collection consisting of Mercedez
Benz, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Austin, Peugeot, Ford. The cars will be displayed
for public viewing at Nehru Stadium on April 4 from 9 am to 10 am. Cars
manufactured before 1961 are only eligible to participate in the event. Only
50 vehicles will be accommodated. (H)

GKA SEMINAR: Goa Konkani Akademi is organizing a one-day seminar on "Women's
expression in Konkani Literature" on March 27, at the Art Gallery of
Institute Menezes Braganza between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. The seminar will be
inaugurated by Dr Archana Kakodkar, ex-documentation officer of Goa
University and ex-librarian of Goa Legislative Assembly. Dr Kakodkar will
also inaugurate a small book exhibition of Konkani women writers at the
venue of the seminar. (H)

TIATR WRITING WORKSHOP AT KA: The tiatr script writing workshop organized by
Kala Mogi, Candolim, in collaboration with Kala Academy, will be inaugurated
by Pundalik Naik, president of Goa Konkani Akademi and a prolific drama
script writer on March 28 at 10 am at the Kala Academy's black box in
Panjim. Besides Mr Naik, Wilmix, Anil Kumar and Tomazinho Cardozo will guide
the participants of the workshop. (H)

ANOTHER BRITISH VESSEL TO ARRIVE: Yet another British naval ship "HMS
Exeter" is expected to call on the Mormugao port in April. The 266-strong
crew, with commanding officer Commander Mark Durkin at the helm, will visit
several destinations to fly the UK flag in a five-nation defence diplomacy
mission. (H)

LEGAL JOURNAL: Publisher and supplier of legal books and journals, Valsad
Book House, has started a new publication of journals known as "Goa Law
Reporter". The journals would be released every month from January 2004
onwards. Judgements passed by Goa Bench of Bombay High Court and the Supreme
Court judgements arising out of the decision from the Goa Bench of High
Court would be reported in the monthly journal. (H)

HOSTEL FOR MLAS: The Porvorim plateau will soon have a hostel, complete with
all the facilities, for local MLAs as well as the members of the legislative
assemblies from other states, who visit Goa. The work on the project would
commence soon after the inauguration of the ambitious Secretariat project,
in September. (NT)

CHANGING PANJIM: It's out there in the news. It's visible in front of our
eyes. Panjim is indeed changing. While change is a law of life, and a lack
of change could also mean a lack of progress, there's another side of the
picture. We need to proceed with caution, to make sure things improve and
don't deteriorate, and to build sufficient consensus while doing so. (Edit
in Herald)

LOCAL BOY COMES ON UK NAVAL SHIP: It was an emotional homecoming for Petty
Officer Elvis Carvalho, a sailor on board the Royal Navy Warship "HMS
Gloucester" which called at Mormugao on March 26. This Goan lad, who is
originally from Carmona and has served the Royal Navy for 16 years, was
eagerly awaiting the vessel's visit to the State.Carvalho, who obliged a
section of the media with an interview in fluent Konkani with a British
accent, spoke about his induction into the Royal Navy. (GT)

S P O R T S

XETRAPAL DOWN SODIEM: Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel, registered a 2-0 victory
over their next door neighbours Siolim Sodiem to make their maiden entry in
the finals of the GFA's Third Division (Bardez Zone) play-off match at Duler
grounds in Mapusa. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Mar: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, UK: LEO (Lalush) DE SOUZA (born 1947, ex
Nairobi South B): Husband of Florence; Father of Lynsey, Lawrence and
Lillian; Son of Vera and Late Lawrence; Brother of Daniel (Danny) Francis
(Dede) and Blanche. Funeral Service on 2 Apr. 10.00 am at St Joseph Church,
191 High Road, Harrow Wealdstone, Middx. Followed by a Cremation service at
11.15 am at Ruislip Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip Middx. Condolences
to dededesouza at hotmail.com
18 Mar: Vasco: CYPRIANO NEGREDO (Ex GSL): husband of Manuelina (Ex Navy),
father of Augusto/Fatima, Isabela/Eusebio (London), Fatima/Apolinario and
Milton. Grandfather of Gilbert, Danica, Ruella, Jason, Ian and Blenda;
brother/brother-in-law of Magdalena/late George; Cornelina/Boaventure,
Venozina/Carmo, Anselmo/Dulcina. Funeral: 28 March t 3.30 for St Andrew's
Church.
26 Mar: Siolim-Marna: JOAQUIM MINGUEL D'SOUZA ( B 27-06-1924): husband of
Romaldina, father of Filu/Johynny Franco (Ex-Sesa Goa), Agnelo/Zita,
Hilda/Victor Vaz (Canada), Tony/Bessie (Dubai) and Veronica/Savio Temudo
(Tivim); grandfather of Hazel, Sheldon, Valene, Vernon, Charmaine, Stanwyn,
Shane and Cindy; brother/brother-in-law of late Pascoal/late Maurocine, late
Joseph/late Esperance, Mary/peter and Secretine/late William. Funeral: 27
March at 4 pm for St Anthony's church.
26 Mar: Benaulim: EDMUND S RODRIGUES: son of late Baltazar/late Elvita,
husband of Fatima, father of Winnie and Konrad; brother/brother-in-law of
Isaac/Praxy, Ira/late Milton, Edward/late Adline, Brazaline/Teodomiro
Ozorio, Raul/Lumen; brother/in-law of Alexander/Stella Albuquerque,
Damasciano/Julie Albuquerque, Sr Bernadette Albuquerque (Phillippines).
26 Mar: Ambajim: BERNARD MIRANDA: husband of Sebastiana, father of
Miguel/Esperance, Joao/Agusto, Piedade, Rosy and Monica.
26 Mar: JOAO CAITANO COLACO (Babazin): husband of Clara, father of Roy,
Merwin and Clive.
26 Mar: Cuncolim-Veroda: EVANGELISTO MORAES: husband of Morina, father of
Edwin/Molvina, Macklin/Rui, bro/bro-in-law of Monica/Arnaldo,
Lourecin/Fatima, Tomy/Nancy.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (82.0 degF) at 08.30 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 33.0 deg C; Min Temp: 25.0 deg C; Humidity: 94% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: A bit cloudy morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.

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