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Re: 03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
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Bosco - Goanet Volunteer
2004-03-09 01:57:30 UTC
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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2004-03-09 01:57:30 UTC
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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2004-03-09 01:57:30 UTC
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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2004-03-09 01:57:30 UTC
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On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo
greta afonso
2004-03-03 07:13:02 UTC
Permalink
Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.
Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and
also he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on
Navhind Times. When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that
this issue was published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers. Thanks a
million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,
Greta Afonso e Rebelo
From: "Joel D'Souza" <joel3 at goacom.com>
Reply-To: goanet at goanet.org
To: <goanet-news at goanet.org>
Subject: [Goanet-news]03 MAR 2004: GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:47:27 +0530
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
03 March 2004
RAVI NAIK FOR NORTH GOA: With the Congress Party in Goa deciding not to
offer the North Goa seat to the MGP, indications are that the High Command
may ask the Ponda MLA, Ravi Naik, to contest the seat. For the South Goa
seat, the name of Churchill Alemao is virtually finalized and is awaiting a
formal announcement from Delhi. (H)
DIVAR PARENTS' PLAN PAYBACK FOR ALMA MATER: Thankful for the education they
received in their alma mater and the success they achieved, the past
students in association with the school management, hope to carry out a
series of projects to upgrade facilities and make Our Lady of Divar High
School a top-notch institution. A music school, a garbage collection
project, a computer academy, training in a competitive sport and a 14-day
summer camp for sports are some of the activities planned by the
parent-teacher association. (GT)
THREE FOREST OFFICIALS SUSPENDED: Three more employees of the Forest
department, including the range forest officer of Quepem range, Mr
Shriniwas
MG Dessai, have been placed under suspension in connection with the
manipulation of the daily wage employees' records and wages. (NT)
SIFY OPENS TEN NET SERVICE PROVIDERS: Sify "I Way", India's largest and the
most acclaimed Internet service provider, has opened up ten I Ways in Goa.
Spread over Panaji, Calangute, Baga, Candolim and Porvorim, it aims at
providing for better Internet access to the State at faster and cheaper
rates. Sify is present in over 45 cities across the country. The I Ways are
operated on high-speed wireless Internet broadband, which allows faster
speeds and better connectivity. Each PC will have a unique bandwidth
greater
than 64 kbps and this is made available due to the wireless broadband
technology. (GT)
EC AFFIDAVIT PUTS CANDIDATES ON MAT: Candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha
elections may have to think twice before filing their nominations as a
five-page affidavit with details of movable and immovable properties among
other information, will for the first time, be displayed on the website.
(H)
MICKKY SINGS BJP PRAISES: Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has decided to
throw his weight solidly behind the BJP candidate for the South Goa
Parliamentary seat. The flamboyant Tourism minister has decided to not only
assume BJP's responsibility in Benaulim, but two other Assembly segments in
the minority-dominated Salcete taluka-Loutulim and Navelim. (H)
SECRETARIAT UTILISATION: In a consensus arrived at on March 2, the "Palacio
Idalcao" (Secretariat Building) is proposed to be used for public purpose
after the secretariat offices shift to Porvorim in May this year. The
committee constituted to examine various issues regarding conservation of
the building met yesterday for the first time to discuss and generate ideas
for purposeful utilization of the building once it is vacated. (H)
VILLAGERS HOLD MORCHA ON ICAR: Nearly 40 villagers from Adnem village in
Quepem taluka took out a morcha on the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research, Old Goa, demanding stern action against the killers of Ashok
Dessai, a junior technical assistant at ICAR. Dessai succumbed to severe
injures on 24 February after he was brutally assaulted by one Kanuram Birua
of Jharkhand. (GT)
WOMEN FOR CAMPAIGNING NOT TICKETS: Women are made use of in politics as and
when they are required for garnering votes. Their services are called for
campaigning because they can reach out to women voters more effectively.
But
they are conveniently forgotten or rejected during ticket distribution.
This
was the view of an experienced part-time politician-cum-lecturer, Radhika
Nayak, former chairperson of Ponda Municipal Council. She was speaking at a
symposium on "Is Woman Competent in Various Fields-such as Politics, Social
Work, Art and Culture, Journalism, Economics, etc", at the Kala Academy
Black Box on March 2. (H)
YOUNG GIRL MISSING: Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a 24-year-old
girl from her work place on 26 February. The police have registered an
offence of kidnapping against her fianc?e. The complaint has been filed by
the girl's brother. (GT)
SALVADOR-DO-MUNDAO PANEL TO CHECK HARASSMENT TO WOMEN: The
Salvador-do-Mundo
gram sabha on February 28 formed committees to monitor developmental works
and sexual harassment to women at the work place.The Panchayat collected
taxes to the tune of Rs.2,42,579 in 2002-03 leaving arrears of Rs.4,00,805,
which includes house tax of Rs.3,51,008. (H)
CPI TO CONTEST BOTH SEATS: The Communist Party of India has nominated
Christopher Fonseca for the North Goa seat and RD Mangueshkar for the South
Goa seat. (GT)
VELIM PANCH JOINS BJP: Former Sarpanch and present panch of Velim
Panchayat,
Avelino Marcus D'Silva, a Congressman, joined the BJP yesterday. (GT)
REGULARISING COMUNIDADE ENCROACHMENTS: The State government has prima facie
accepted the request to regularize some 4,140 illegal encroachments in
Goa's
comunidade lands, but a host of legal issues and proceedings are hurdling
the process, according to details provided by Revenue Minister Pandurang
Madkaikar. According to Mr Madkaikar, the government had received over
9,000
applications for such regularization and 5,000 of these had been summarily
rejected. (H)
VEGETARIAN FIESTA: The Vegetarian Society, Goa Chapter, will organize a
vegetarian fiesta from March 5-7, at the Collectorate Gardens, (Opp Menezes
Braganza Hall and the Ferry Wharf), Panjim, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event
is
organized jointly by the Vegetarian Society and the Corporation of City of
Panaji. The evening will be full of entertainment with live music, dance
and
cultural events. There will be stall catering to various types of cuisine
and health drinks. (H)
POLYTHENE IN SOFT-DRINK BOTTLE: Paresh Naik, a shopkeeper at
Maimollem-Vasco, has found polythene and some fungus in a 200-ml 'Mountain
Dew' soft-drink bottle recently. (NT)
VERIFICATION OF PHONES AT PARRA: The General Manager of Goa Telecom has
directed the Mapusa Exchange to carry out detailed verification of all
numbers falling in the urban and rural areas, regarding rentals to the
telephone lines working from the Parra exchange. This follows the claim
made
by residents of Parra, who stated that Parra village falls under the
category of rural area and hence rental of Rs.110 should be charged to
them,
instead of Rs.250 per month. (H)
CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Cambridge Society has invited applications for
free scholarship from students residing in Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat and
who have secured admission at a college attached to the University of
Cambridge, UK, for Under Graduate, Post Graduate or short duration course
to
commence in the academic year beginning October 2004. (GT)
PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN: Bailancho Saad will organize a programme on March 8,
at
Azad Maidan from 3 pm to 6 pm where women from different parts of the State
will articulate their struggles and their strengths through various
cultural
forms. (H)
COSTLY POLITICIANS? Under the head of General Administration &
Coordination,
Goa's Council of Ministers costs the State nearly 2.5 crore. Over one-fifth
of this, o Rs.58 lakh, goes to paying salaries of ministers and deputy
ministers. Strangely, a sum larger than this-Rs.65.10 lakh-is allocated to
discretionary grants by ministers. Of this, apart from a ten thousand
rupees, the rest all goes for discretionary grants under the chief
minister'
s award for administration and cleanliness of panchayats, municipalities
and
corporations. Another Rs.30 lakh are allocated towards "tour expenses" of
ministers. Running the offices of the ministers will cost another Rs.95
lakh. (Edit in GT)
S P O R T S
GUIRIM HOLD PARRA: Guirim Sports and Cultural Club were lucky to snatch a
point from PVC Parra as they managed to hold them to a 1-1 draw in the
GFA's
Third Division match at Duler grounds in Mapusa. (H)
THREE GOANS IN INDIA U-14 PROBABLES: Three Goans-Aiken Francis Dias, Joshua
Dias and Garry D'Mello-are among 37 probables named by the All India
Football Federation fo4r the second phase of the Under-14 selection trials
to select the India Under-14 squad for the AFC U-14 Football Festival. (H)
D E A T H S
02 Mar: Margao: DIONISIO DA COSTA: husband of Bemvinda Castelo, father
of
Glen, Lou Renita/Moses Barneto, Karl, Ian, Roy, Clive/Tulip Cabral, Pear
and
Ruth.
02 Mar: Colva: MARIA ANTONIA SOUZA E SANTIMANO, wife of late Inocencio
Braz Xavier, sister-in-law of Ida/Nazareth, Alluian/Joaquim,
Candido/Orlinda.
28 Feb: St Jose de Areal: CRUZ TRAVASSO: son of Francisco/Nacimenta,
brother of John, Bianca and Melisha.
02 Mar: Bastora: ETHELVINA MONIZ: wife of late Piedade, mother of
Celina/Manuel Fernandes and Anthony/Audrey.
02 Mar: Porvorim: JOE FERNANDES (Ex-BKME-Kuwait): husband of Angela,
father of Christopher (Kuwait)/Angela, father-in-law of Laura (Alghanim
Freight Kuwait)/Rudolf, Lawrence/Nadia.
G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 28.6 degC (83.5 degF) at 9.00 am today in Assagao.
Max Temp: 34.5 deg C; Min Temp: 19.8 deg C; Humidity: 69% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is warm, and the sky cloudy today.
Courtesy: H=Herald; NT=The Navhind Times; GT=Gomantak Times; WE=WeekEnder
JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
Website: www.goacom.com
Goacom News Clippings at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Webzine "GoaNOW": http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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2004-03-09 01:57:30 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:13:02 +0000, "greta afonso" <gretarebelo at hotmail.com>
wrote:

Hi Mr. Joel D'Souza,

Thanks alot for the yesterday's clipping. It was really very helpful.

Yesterday, was my grand-father Mr. Fernando S. Afonso's 100th birthday, and also
he is the oldest musician living, and this issue was published on Navhind Times.

When I saw your clipping sent to me, I came to know that this issue was
published on one of the Goa Daily Newspapers.

Thanks a million. Keep up! Good Job! Mr. Joel.

Thanks,

Greta Afonso e Rebelo

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