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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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
Joel D'Souza
2003-11-12 03:27:11 UTC
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13 Nov 2003

SPEEDING BUS KILLS FATHER, SON: A father and son lost their lives yesterday
in a tragic accident when a speeding bus crushed them under its wheels at
Dramapur junction on the NH 17. A scooterist also suffered minor injuries.
Mathew Afonso, 42, a seaman by profession and his son Miran, 7, who were
traveling home to Pazarconi on a scooter, were run over by the speeding bus.
(GT)

KERI MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN MISHAP: A motorcyclist died on the spot at
Cuncoliem-Kundaim, when he was struck by an oncoming tipper truck on
November 12. Vasant Jalmi (35) of Keri-Ponda was proceeding from Mardol
towards Kundaim on his motorcycle. (H)

STUDENT KILLED IN MISHAP: Shelton Savio Monteiro, a 15-year-old college
student from St Inez lost his life in a tragic accident at Miramar yesterday
morning. Monteiro, a student of Dempo higher secondary school was riding a
Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle towards Dona Paula, when he lost control of the
vehicle when the vehicle hit a stone near the Goa Science Centre. (GT)

IS HELMET TIME BACK ONCE AGAIN? Will the use of helmets (protective
headgear) be made compulsory for riders once again? In an interesting
development, the State government is intending to withdraw the exemptions
granted for use of protective headgear for persons riding two-wheelers in
the State. (H)

PAY AND PARK FACILITY: The State government will implement the
recommendations of a report on pay and park system for vehicles in Goa's
municipal areas from January 1, next year. (NT)

LARGEST CRUISE LINER TO DOCK AT MORMUGAO: "MV AIDACAR", the third and the
largest cruise liner to visit Goa this season, will dock at berth number 5
at Mormugao Harbour at 7 am today. (GT)

TOURISTS GO AFLUTTER ON 'BUTTERFLY' BEACH: Long before it was overrun by
tourists and chaos, Palolem was named Paradise beach by hippies. But now a
little known 100-metre stretch nearby is bewitching a few discerning
tourists and locals with its magic. Barely two kms south of Agonda beach as
the crow flies, this strip of shimmering sands is amazingly framed by
gigantic rocks on both sides. Ensconced in a small sylvan valley, this spot
is slowly gaining popularity. Though locals refer to the beach as "Roichi
Voll", after the nearby spring flowing into the sea, tourists have named it
"Butterfly Beach". As one steps on the grass, one is bound to rouse tiny
butterflies who look like a shower of petals in flight. (GT)

VASCO SUICIDE VICTIM DEAD: A woman from Shantinagar, who attempted suicide
last week, succumbed to injuries late Tuesday night at the Goa Medical
College Hospital at Bambolim. Vasco police said Celine Furtado (40) doused
herself in kerosene and set herself ablaze. (H)

CELLPHONE BAN ON CAMPUSES: No cellphones in campus and classrooms please!
This clarion call has now become an order in many and educational
institution in Goa where the once luxurious item is now a 'little toy' that
has found its way to educational campuses, causing much nuisance and
disturbance.But MES HSS at Birla, Vasco, sees things differently, Here, cent
per cent of the students, particularly form the science stream, are all
proud owners of handsets. (H)

EDC SEALS 4 HOTELS: Continuing its drive against defaulters, the Economic
Development Corporation, Panaji, yesterday sealed four hotels and two
industrial units. The hotels sealed were situated at Porvorim and Verna
while the industrial units were situated at Kundaim and Cuncolim industrial
estates. The EDC was supposed to recover a total amount of Rs.20 crore from
these establishments. (GT)

DUMP SITE AT BENDURDEM: Attempts by the Land Survey Department at Panjim to
demarcate the proposed dumping site at Bendurdem in Balli on Wednesday were
foiled by villagers for the second time. (H)

TEACHER HELD FOR MOLESTING MINOR: Maloji Patil, 54, a resident of
Malpan-Sattari and a teacher at the local primary school, was arrested by
the police yesterday on the charge of having molested a minor girl. (GT)

KTC'S LONG DISTANCE TOURS: The Kadamba Transport Corporation is all poised
to provide its passengers a new dimension in long distance bus travel. It
has equipped itself with four luxury coaches from Volvo to operate on
Goa-Mumbai, Goa-Shirdi and Pune route to begin with. (GT)

NATIONAL AWARD FOR FR AGNEL NIKETAN: Fr Agnel Niketan (Boys Home), Pilar,
has been selected for the National Award 2002 under the institution category
for its notable services in the development and welfare of children in Goa.
Fr Thomas Gonsalves, SFX, who has a good record of 13 years of service as
its director upto 2002, will accept the award at a presentation ceremony at
National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, on 14 November, 2003. The award carries a
cash prize of Rs.3 lakh and a citation. (GT)

KUWAIT GOANS MOURN: The Goan community in Kuwait mourned the death of Alfred
Rose at a condolence meeting organised by the Kuwait Konknni Kendr recently.
Those who spoke on the great deeds of Alfred Rose for the promotion of
Konkani stage and Konkani musical art were well known local stage artiste
Rosary Ferns, Mario Rebello, Johny Suratkal, Joseph D'Souza, Albino
Fernandes, Elvino Rodrigues, Luis Cardoso and A Veronica Fernandes. (H)

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE AT MARGAO: The facility of an astronomical telescope
will become a reality in Margao from this month. Work on setting-up the
telescope has begun in right earnest atop the Power House at Aquem. (H)

DIAMOND EXHIBITION IN GOA: Manek Gem Art International, manufacturers and
exporters of diamond and studded jewellery will hold an exhibition cum sale
of diamond jewellery in Goa from November 13 to 14 at the Conference Hall of
Hotel Nanutel in Margao. The second one will be from November 15 to 16 at
Goapuri Hall, Goa Marriott Resort, Miramar. (H)

'MOUNTAIN MAN' TOPS COURSE: Goa's very own 'Mountain Man', Prasad Joshi, has
summitted yet another pinnacle of success. Over a 20-day period, last month,
Joshi successfully completed the Master of Instruction course conducted by
the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttaranchal. He was also awarded the
coved 'Silver Ice Axe' for his achievement. Joshi is in-charge of adventure
sports at the Taj Fort Aguada Beach resort, Sinquerim. (GT)

BAL-UTSAV 2003: Ball 2003, a Children's Day programme, will be celebrated on
November 14, at Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute. The full-day programme
jointly organised by Goa People's Forum, Rang Ixtta, Indian Institute of
Interior Designs, Indian medical Association, Jacyees and Rotary Club, will
consist of various sculpture, wealth from waste, paint you future, singing,
ideas unlimited, dare to dream and share your values. (H)

EXPO AT PILAR SEMINARY: Twelve institutions of higher learning in Goa will
participate in an exhibition-cum-contest at the Pilar Seminary Hall of
Patriarchs on 'Harmony among Religions, Cultures and Peoples". The amateur
artistes come from a wide variety of institutions ranging from the Rachol
Seminary, the Pilar Pre-University, the Sisters of Mater Dei, to the
colleges like Dhempes, St Xavier's Rosary, Carmel Bandekar, Khandola and
Farmagudi. The exhibition will be open to public from November 13-23. (H)

S P O R T S

SALGAOCAR RETURN HOME TO HEROES' WELCOME: Over 300 diehard Salgaocar
supporters besides officials of Goa Football Association and Alberto Colaco,
AIFF secretary, gathered at the railway station to welcome their heroes. As
the team emerged at the arrival lounge of the railway station some cheered
"Well done Salgaocar", still other decorated them with garlands. The team
members and officials were hustled into a waiting bus and left for Vasco in
a victory motorcade, which culminated at the House of Salgaocars. (GT)

G R E E T I N G S

ALISTER and MERLYN MIRANDA, Gaunsavaddo-Siolim
VICTOR & JOVERA FERNANDES, Fernandesvaddo-Siolim
Joel, Alexyz, Bonaventura D'Pietro, Long John, Olimpio, Felix and the
rest of the gang and their families join in to wish you a VERY HAPPY WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY today.

D E A T H S
12 Nov: Cavelossim: FRANCIS D'SOUZA: husband of Joana, father of
Etelvina/Ambrose, Albertina/Marcelino.
12 Nov: Benaulim: VESPASIANO ALMEIDA: husband of late Leticia, father of
Gilda/Robert.
06 Nov: Calangute-Porbavado: JOSE ROQUE D'SOUZA: son of late Antonio/late
Mariann, brother of Domingos Santana/Angela (Doha, Qatar), Catherine
Pereira/late Esidor Pereira, Felcy Faria/Pascoal Faria.
12 Nov: Curchorem-Bansai: VINCENTE LUCIO COLACO: husband of Maria, father
of Jilmax, Jolvin, Joycil, brother of Terezin, Manelina, Carolina, Liberata,
late Gregory and Ruby.
10 Loutulim: MELWYN FERNANDES: son of Pascoal/Inacinha, brother of Luis,
Anthony, Simon and Jovina, nephew of Joaquim S Dias.
12 Nov: Parra: DOMINIC ROBERT ALVARES: husband of Clara, father of
Denis/Margaret, Rosanna/Jude, late Noel, Melville/Lorraine and late Ronnie.
12 Nov: Panaji: SHELTON S MONTEIRO: son of Thomas/Maria Joaquina, brother
of Tania and Nelson.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.8 degC (83.7 degF) at 9.00 am in Assagao-Goa.
Max Temp: 34.6 deg C; Min Temp: 22.0 deg C; Humidity: 74% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2705.0 mm
Weather: It's a sunny morning in Goa today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, GT=Gomantak Times

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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