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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
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On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
**************************************

__________________________________________________________
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2003-04-22 03:19:21 UTC
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
**************************************

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April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
**************************************

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2003-04-22 03:19:21 UTC
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
**************************************

__________________________________________________________
Get your FREE personalized e-mail at http://www.canada.com
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2003-04-22 03:19:21 UTC
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
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2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
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On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
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April 22, 2003

NO ERROR IN SARS TEST: SARS diagnosis is impossible till such time as
specific diagnostic tests are developed and validated. Even the US, with
some of the best medical research centres, has not confirmed a single SARS
case, the scientists say
But commenting on the Goa case, ICMR (Indian
Council of Medical Research), director general NK Ganguly says, "There is
no possibility of any error. Ninety-three per cent of the sequencing
matches that of the new corona virus, he says, supporting the work of
IMCR's National Institute of virology in Pune. (H)

ILLEGAL HOLY STRUCTURES: The Goa Legislative Assembly yesterday discussed
the traffic hazards posed by illegal roadside religious structures with an
emphasis on considering the possibility of passing a Bill for its removal.
In a discussion, which followed in context of illegal construction of a
Muslim place of worship at Sucorro-Porvorim, Chief Minister Manohar
Parrikar said that such roadside illegal structures be it a cross or
"ghumti" poses danger to movement of traffic. He revealed that about 4,000
such illegal "ghumtis" and crosses exist along roadside. Who is to be held
responsible if any fanatic demolishes or desecrates such a religious
structure, Parrikar questioned. (GT)

TRUCKERS' STRIKE LOSES STEAM: The transporters' agitation appears to have
lost steam with truckers in at least three major states having called of
their agitation while in some other important cities small time truck
owners were back on the roads. Truckers in West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa put a halt to the stir. (PTI report in NT)

ILLEGAL AQUA CULTURE: Mormugao Mamlatdar Anthony D'Souza has been directed
by the Vasco Deputy Collector Yeshwant Tavde to file the check-list of the
irregularities committed by M/s Moval Enterprises and M/s Taipan Sea Foods
Ltd at Quelossim-Cortalim. According to a complaint filed by Quelossim
Citizens Committee, which was addressed to chairman, Aqua Culture
Committee, South Goa, the above firms are doing illegal aqua culture
activities by blocking the water passages, traditional access and even
trespassing through Quelossim Comunidade property and other private
properties. (GT)

"BE VARY OF FINANCIAL COMPANIES": Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has a
word of caution to investors, who repose faith in private financial
companies or fly-by-night operators offering a very high rate of interest
on deposits. People who get tempted to invest in such companies offering
high rate of return, are bound to risk their investments, he said. (GT)

VAT LAW SOON: The Goa Value Added Tax Bill, 2003, which seeks to replace
the existing sales tax system by VAT system was granted leave to be
introduced in the Goa Assembly yesterday. (GT)

FOUR-LANE-ING OF HIGHWAY: The four-laning of the National Highway from
Patradevi to Polem is expected to cost Rs.495 crore as per preliminary
estimates. Similarly, the government is considering four-laning of the
highway from Ponda to Panaji and if possible, of the stretch from Borim to
Fatorda. The new standard of the breadth of the roads is proposed to above
nine metres in respect of national highways, seven to nine metres of state
highways and 5.5 to seven metres of rural roads. (GT)

GOVT TO CLOSE PROBE: In view of the "A" final summary granted by Mapusa
JMFC's Court, the State government has decided to close investigations in
Succor Masjid burning case, announced Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
yesterday, during the Question Hour. (GT)

ANIMAL PRESERVATION ACT: The Goa Government yesterday introduced an
amendment to the Goa Animal Preservation Act, which seeks to provide for
regulating the sale of beef in the State
that all involved in selling of
beef must be registered with the prescribed authority. (H)

ABVP SPEAKS: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has demanded withdrawal of
degrees of teachers, termination of services of any employees of Goa
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board and action against students
involved in the SSC papers leakage scam. (GT)

"BAN TUITIONS": Threatening to launch an agitation from the new academic
year, the Goa unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the students'
wing of the BJP, on Monday, demanded a ban on the practice of government
teachers taking private tuitions to prevent leakages of examination paper. (H)

COAL TRANSPORTATION: Sub-divisional magistrate Yeshwant Tavde yesterday
summoned MPT officials and directed them to take immediate steps to stop
the transportation of coal which has been blackening the face of the port
city. The action taken by Tavde was based on "Gomantak Times" report on 20
April and complaints received from the public. (GT)

HOSPICIO FALLS SHORT OF
: South Goa's premier hospital, Hospicio, again saw
basic medical items being in short supply since the last few days. Medical
items such as intra-venous fluids, disposable syringes, disinfectant spirit
and other laboratory items have again become scarce. Hospicio doctors on
Monday admitted that they are forced to ask the patients or their relatives
to get these medical items from outside due to the shortage in the
pharmacy. (H)

ANIMALS IN BONDLA ZOO: At Bondla zoo, for quite some time, the animals like
sloth bear, barking deer, jackal have been leading a lonely life, without a
mate. This one serious flaw that the State forest department may not like
to touch with a bargepole. The Bondla zoo may contribute to reducing some
important species of wild animals by keeping them single without mates for
a longer period. (Rupesh Samant in NT)

WORLD'S WORST WEED: After making its presence felt in Goa only recently,
the world's worst aquatic weed "Water Hyacinth" appears to be slowly but
steadily spreading in the water bodies. The fast-growing weed can now be
seen in River Sal as far away as "Bindicodde" In Benaulim, a distance of
over one kilometer from Khareband bridge. (H)

ARRESTED FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC: The Anjuna police arrested John D'Souza
alias Steve of the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant at Anjuna for playing loud
music without permission yesterday. D'Souza later secured bail. (NT)

ONE COMMITS SUICIDE: One Raj Hamodimran Shaikh yesterday hanged himself
from a tree near Coast Guard residential area, Shantinagar, Vasco.
According to the investigation officer, the deceased was under mental
stress for the last few days. (NT)

NEW ASHRAM AT PARRA: Lok Chetana Goa, a registered Charitable Organisation,
will start an ashram "Madhurya", for the needy at Parra, which will be
inaugurated on April 27. The Ashram situated behind St Joseph High School,
Arpora, will admit old, bedridden and chronic patients of any caste and
creed. (H)

RAIA POND POLLUTED: Fish in the "Bonki Tolli" at Raia-Manora was found dead
since Friday even as people residing in the vicinity have complained of
nuisance caused by bad odour emanating from the water body. Suspecting that
the incident occurred due to release of polluted waters in the pond, some
residents complained to the Raia village panchayat as well as the health
office. (H)

COMPLETION OF TILLARI PROJECT: The Minister for Water Resources, Mr Filip
Neri Rodrigues, told the legislative assembly on April 21 that the State
has not abandoned the joint ventured Tillari Irrigation Project and that
negotiations are on with Maharashtra government over deciding the state's
share. (NT)

SIRIDAO FEAST: The traditional feast of Our Lady of Annunciation will be
celebrated on April 27 at Jesus Nazareth Chapel, Siridao. (H)

WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza Saligao MLA and president
of the Nationalist Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his 76th birthday on
23 April. (GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALLERS GRADUATE FROM SESA ACADEMY: The chief coach of the Indian
football team, Stephen Constantine, assured all possible help to the Sesa
Football Academy based at Sanquelim. Constantine was speaking as the chief
guest at the second convocation ceremony of Goa's first football academy,
where 15 footballers were awarded medals and certificates on completion of
their four-year stint at the academy. (GT)

D E A T H
20 Apr: Mapusa-Khorlim: TEREZA ANTONIA BARROS E BRAGANZA (60)
(ex-Tanzania), daughter of the late J.V.Boaventura Barros/late Rosa Da Lima
Barros, wife of Ramberto Braganza (ex-Iringa & Tanga, Tanzania and Dubai,
UAE), mother of late Johnnie, and Lorraine Mascarenhas/Clive, sister of
Romeo Barros (USA), Steve/Itziar (Spain), Tony/Edna (USA) and Maria
DeMello/Lawrence (Candolim, Goa). Expired in Bombay. Funeral in Mapusa on
23 April at 10.30 am.
19 Apr: Saligao: VITO CRESCENCIO COELHO, husband of Emily, father of
Quentin/Patricia, Kenneth/Maureen, Christopher/Lynette, Tinay/Ozy,
Elaine/Lincoln.
21 Apr: Anjuna-Gaumvaddi: JOAQUIM JOAO FERNANDES, husband of Piedade,
father of Bella/Martin, Monica/Anthony and Severina/Joe.
21 Apr: Parra-Aradi: HERCULES MARQUES, HUSBAND OF Maria, brother of
late Olympio/Melba Marques, Lucas/late Luiza Marques and Taumaturgo/Melinda
Marques. Brother-in-law of Armando, Fr Eduardo, Agnelo/Angela D'Souza.
21 Apr: Benaulim-Ampem: JOAQUIM MANUEL DIAS, HUSBAND OF Piedade, father
of Albino, Francisco, Nelson, Ophelia/Peter, Ema/Raymond.
19 Apr: Saligao-Sequeira vaddo: GELENN MARIO SEQUEIRA, husband of
Juliet, son of Salus/Priscilla, brother/bother-in-law of Merwyn (Abu
Dhabi)/Emy (Philippines), Karen/Maurice (Sharjah), Tania, Marisa/Allwyn
(Bahrain).
21 Apr: Santa Cruz: ROCHALD DE ARAUJO, son of Raul and Alzira, brother
of Avisha and Samuela.

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 27.5 deg C (81.5 deg F) at 06.30 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 35.0 deg C, Humidity: 56% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: The morning is cool...but a bit cloudy, 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
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Bosco - GoaNet Volunteer
2003-04-24 13:47:03 UTC
Permalink
On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:45:17 +0000, "Janice Ojha
<encyclic55 at hotmail.com>" wrote:

Many Happy Returns of the day to Dr. Wilfred D`souza
and may the Almighty God? guide you to further the
cause of Goans at all levels, locally as well at the
Centre.
Best wishes,
Janice Ojha
Dubai
Post by Joel D'Souza
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
April 22, 2003
WILFRED DE SOUZA TO TURN 76: Dr Wilfred de Souza
Saligao MLA and president of the Nationalist
Congress Party, Goa, will celebrate his
76th birthday on 23 April. (GT)
**************************************

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