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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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
2003-09-12 03:01:44 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
09 Sep 2003

SHRIPAD SHIFTED TO FINANCE: Mr Shripad Naik (Goa MP), who was Minister of
State in the ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was shifted to
Finance, in the reshuffle of Central ministers yesterday.

RUMBLER STRIPS ON VERNA BYPASS: In view of the rise in motor vehicle
accidents on the Verna bypass the district administration has decided to
restrict the speed limited to 60 km per hour, besides constructing rumbler
strips at five different locations. (GT)

HYGIENE, SANITATION CODE FOR EATERIES: A 'Preferred Code of Practice' for
hotels and eateries in Panjim has been drawn up by the Corporation of the
City of Panaji which will ensure observance and adherence to norms on
hygiene and sanitation conditions in all eating houses within a month from
now. (H)

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD HANDCARTS: The Food and Drug Administration and the
Corporation of the City of Panaji are working on guidelines for hand-carts,
gaddas and kiosks supplying food in open areas in Panjim city and all over
the State which will be implemented shortly. (H)

CITY WELL WATER UNFIT: A report from the Health Services has confirmed the
water extracted by private tankers from the well near Church square is
contaminated and unfit for human consumption. It may be recalled that four
wells in Panjim have already been declared as contaminated with coliform
organisms and private tankers extracting water from these wells and
supplying the same to hotels and eateries had been directed to stop
immediately. (H)

ONE KILLED: Ramdas Shripad Bakhle, 70, a pujari of Vithal Mandir, Margao,
died after the Maruti vehicle in which he was traveling rammed into a tree
yesterday. The accident occurred at Bendolem, Balli, yesterday. (GT)

LAND FOR PLAYGROUNDS IN PENHA-DE-FRANCE: Seeking to boost the sporting
ambitions of the village youth, the village panchayat of Penha-de-France has
resolved to move towards acquisition of land for playgrounds at two separate
places and also to provide gymnasium facilities in the village with
co-operation of the Sports Authority of Goa. (NT)

DEVOTEES THRONG MARGAO TEMPLE: Devotees flocked at the Vithal Rukmai Mandir
at Comba in Margao amid news that hair on the heads of the two idols
miraculously turned white following the death of the temple priest on Monday
morning. (H)

OVER-CHARGING BY TAXIS: Tourism ranks as major source of revenue to the
government and to a host of private parties. Sadly, incidents of
over-charging by taxis, if not nipped in the bud, may harm the industry.
(GT)

15 TAXI-OPERATORS ARRESTED: Colva police arrested 15 tourist taxi operators
on charges of restraining two buses ferrying foreign and domestic tourists
to and from a starred hotel at Majorda. (H)

CANOE REPLACES FERRY AT TUYEM-CAMURLIM: Commuters, who were returning in
vehicles along the Tuyem-Camurlim route were in for a surprise, when the
normal ferry service was replaced with a free canoe service on Monday
evening. (H)

12-YEAR-OLD MOLESTED: Ponda police registered a case against one Ganpath of
Tisk-Usgao, on charges of molesting a 12-year-old girl on Saturday at the
sweetmart shop in Tisk. The accused took the girl to the shop on the pretext
of giving her sweets and allegedly molested her. (H)

VEGETARIAN SOCIETY MEET: The monthly meeting of the Vegetarian Society, Goa
Chapter, will be held today at 6.30 pm at the Youth Hostel, Miramar, Panaji.
Sunetra Talaulikar, training officer, Home Science, Old Goa, will
demonstrate on preparation of nutritious tiffin for school-going children.
The event is open to the public. (GT)

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR WRITERS: The Kala Academy has decided to implement the
scheme of travel grants for Konkani and Marathi writers from Goa. The scheme
will enable Goan writers to acquaint themselves with writers and people from
other regions. Under the scheme, KA will grant maximum Rs.4,000 each for one
writer in Konkani and one in Marathi. (GT)

ON-LINE LICENSES: Close on the heels of issuing on-line learner's licences
for motor vehicles in the capital city, such licenses will now be issued all
over the State shortly. With the new system, on-line learner's licences for
motor vehicles will now be made available at the information kiosks on
payment of Rs.40. The licence fee includes processing fees, cost of
photographs and Xeroxing charges. (GT)

MOIRA CONSUMER FORUM MEET: The Moira Civic and Consumer Forum will hold its
meeting on September 10, at the Moira Club at 5.30 pm. The issues to be
discussed include the erroneous BSNL billings, common toilets for Phukat
Vaddo and garbage disposal using EM and the hepatic epidemic. (H)

SALVADOR DO MUNDO TO MADEL BRIDGE: Chodan-Madel sarpanch, Rama Kubal, has
appealed to the villagers to unitedly support the demand for construction of
abridge from Madel to Salvador do Mundo. (GT)

SUNAPARANT TO BE RELAUNCHED: Sunaparant, the Konkani daily, will be
relaunched as a full-fledged 40-page newspaper from 19 December this year.
An announcement in this regard was made by Dattaraj Salgaocar, who has been
running the newspaper since 1987, at a convention of Sunaparant Ixtt Parivar
held in Margao recently. Sandesh Prabhudesai will take over as the editor of
Sunaparant from 19 December. It will also shift its base from Margao to
Panaji. (GT)

MANIPAL GOA HOSPITAL'S PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPT: As part of recent revamping of
its operations, upgradation in equipments, amenities and improvement in
infrastructure, Manipal Goa Hospital, Dona Paula, has introduced a
full-fledged Physiotherapy Department. Tel: 5643111-2453301/02/03. (H)

GOAN SHOULD HEAD IFFI PANEL: The former member of Parliament, Mr Shantaram
Naik, in a statement issued yesterday has said that the Goa state committee
for the International Film Festival in India should be headed by a Goan
connected with the Indian film industry. Mr Naik also accused the Chief
Minister of lowering the image of the State by personally approaching the
film director, Mr Shekhar Kapoor with the offer to head the committee. (NT)

SOUZA-LOBO RE-OPENS: Souza-Lobo, the multi-cuisine restaurant at Calangute,
known for its delicious food, has re-opened for the season from September 3.
The first day itself had a tremendous response where customers relished the
food and had a great evening dancing and singing to live entertainment. (H)

'PRO MUSICA' FORMED: Pro Musica, a society that has been formed and
registered by a group of music lovers in the State, with an aim of promoting
western classical music, will conduct a regular series of recitals and
concerts by renowned artists from India and abroad. As a first, Pro Musica
will present a piano recital by Polish pianist, Rafael Alexandre Lustchevsky
on September 10. Contact: promusica_goa at yahoo.com (NT)

ARCHITECTURE BOOK RELEASE: Governor Kidar Nath Sahani will release the book
'Architecture of the Indian Sub-Continent', written by Takeo Kamiya, on
September 11, in the Convention Hall of Hotel Mandovi, Panjim. Goan
architect Gerard da Cunha bought the rights to publish the English
translation. The 500-plus volume of colourful documentation of forts,
palaces, temples, mosques and even churches dating back more than 3000 years
until contemporary times, has a chapter on Goa with pictures of its prized
architecture. (H)

S P O R T S

DBO IN FINALS: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda, marched into the finals of
Chandor-Seamen Trophy football tournament, organised by Chandor Club,
pipping Maina Sports Club 4-1 via the tie-breaker at Chandor. (H)

D E A T H S
07 Sep: Benaulim: JOSE LUGERO FERNANDES: husband of Paulina, father of
Joel and Joselin.
08 Sep: Parra-Salisvaddo: UTTAM DEVU SATOSKAR: husband of Kamal, father
of Mohan/Kashi, Suryakant, Shali, Vithoba, Sunita, Sarita/Ramdas.
08 Sep: Salvador do Mundo: OLIVIA NORONHA: sister of late
Isidoro/Carolina, late Margarida, late Carmo/Olga, Alberto/Mario do Carmo,
Pedro/Elizabeth.
07 Sep: Velim-Cotuband: LOURDIN CARDOZO: wife of Jacinto, mother of
Patrick/Leopoldin, Domnick/Connie, Rosario/Jessy, James/Jackline,
Nataline/Peter, Cecil/Agostino.
08 Sept: Tivim-Bodiem: MILAGRES JOSEPH D'CUNHA: son of late Joaquim Luis
Cosme/late Jasmine, brother of Marcilia, Casmiro and Domnic.
08 Sep: Panjim: MAMEDE LEOCADIA CIBELE PEREIRA E RODRIGUES: wife of late
Victor, mother of Geneiveve, Michael/Ninette.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.8 deg C (80.2 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 30.0 deg C; Min Temp: 23.5 deg C; Humidity: 93% (Official
figures for yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 2540.7 mm
Weather: A bit of sunshine quite early in the morning.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA, Assagao-Goa-India.
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