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17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
joel3
2004-07-18 05:31:18 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
17 July 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Jieop ek bhou xan vost hea sonvsarant. Choddso
lok apunnuch jieon asta, titlench." (To live is the rarest thing in the
world. Most people exist, and that is all.)
"domnic fernandes" <jyodom at hotmail.com>

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news
GoaNEWS-10 Jul-08-04: H I G H L I G H T S:
* Naval Airport open for 24 hours: Flag Commanding Officer * Service
tax levied to burden the common man, stock market brokers unhappy with
the budget.

HOUSE SEEKS `AID` FOR KONKANI IN ROMAN SCRIPT: The Goa legislative
Assembly on July 16 unanimously adopted a resolution moved by NCP leader,
Dr Wilfred de Souza, urging the government to extend financial
`assistance` for the promotion of Konkani language and literature in the
Roman script. Dr de Souza said a large number of Goans use the Roman
script in contributing to Konkani journals, newspapers, magazines and
books. Recalling a recent motion adopted by the House condoling the deaths
of Fr Freddy da Costa and Mr Felicio Cardoso, Dr de Souza said these two
Konkani stalwarts had publicly expressed the need for promoting the
language in the Roman script, a few days before they were killed in a
tragic accident. (H)

RESUMPTION OF POWER TRADING: The Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, said on
July 16 that his government would sign a fresh agreement for sale of
surplus power with the Power Trading Corporation by August. Interestingly,
the announcement has come when regulators and policy makers are in Goa for
a three-day power retreat on Open Access and Power Trading which began in
Panjim on July 16. (H)

DENOTIFICATION OF WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES: The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar
Parrikar, said on July 16 he will soon call a joint meeting of the MLAs of
Sattari, Sanguem, Quepem and Canacona in order to reach consensus over
denotification of the inhabited areas in the Mhadei and Netravali wildlife
sanctuaries. (NT)

PLASTER OF PARIS GANESH IDOLS BANNED: The state government will strictly
implement the ban on sale of Ganesh idols made using plaster of Paris
during the ensuing Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The decision is in view of
an order by the apex court, which has banned sale of idols made of plaster
of Paris because they do not get immersed or dissolved in water, thus
harming the environment. The Chief Minister said that he would extend
financial support to the tune of Rs.25 lakh to the Goa Rural and Small
Scale Handicrafts Development Corporation for undertaking the task of
motivating artisans and making Ganesh idols available for sale through
their emporiums. (GT)

MOTOR-FITTED CANOES: The All Goa Trawler Owners Association formed an
action committee on July 16 to take action against the motor-fitted canoes
carrying on fishing by defying the ban imposed by the fisheries
department. The meeting also warned that they would defy the ban and enter
in the sea if the enforcing authorities fail to initiate action against
the trawlers from neighbouring Karwar, fishing illegally in Goa waters by
1 August. (GT)

NGOS STAND EXPOSED: CM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stayed yesterday
that the true colours of some organizations that had filed a petition in
the Bombay High Court charging irregularities of procedure in
International Film Festival of India projects in Goa, had been exposed
with the withdrawing of the petition by them. (GT)

WATER TANKERS: Santa Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes raised an apprehension
about the spread of Hepatitis E due to consumption of well water supplied
by private tankers in unhygienic conditions. (GT)

MIGRANTS RESPONSIBLE: The Directorate of Health Services has attributed
the sudden spurt in falciparum cases to the `import` of labourers from
high endemic areas such as Jarkhand, Orissa and Bihar, which are also
experiencing a corresponding rise in falciparum malaria. (H)

CRIME RATE OF MIGRANTS: Chief Minister Parrikar reiterated on July 16 that
the crime figures in Goa has increased in the recent past due to
contribution from migrant population. He, however, said that his statement
should not be wrongly analysed in the light of Goan/non-Goan context. (GT)

DUDHSAGAR FALLS: Congress MLA Dayanand Narvekar stressed the need to
improve the access round the year to Dudhsagar Falls. He also emphasised
the need to make the place more tourist-friendly and safe...CM Parrikar
admitted the need to make the place safer for visitors. He also said that
the fare of the bogie from Vasco to Dudhsagar needs to be made affordable
to a common person. Last year 44,900 people had visited Dudhsagar and
efforts need to be done to increase the flow to one lakh visitors annually
in future, he said. (GT)

BILL FOR NON-EXISTING WATER TAP: When a 65-year-old woman, Premavati
Dessai, from Talewada-Xelvona in Curchorem constituency got a water bill
of Rs.65, she was startled not because the amount coincided with her age.
She simply had no tap water connection. (H)

REPAIRS OF HERITAGE BUILDING: Construction of two toilets in the
century-old Casa de Misericordia de Goa heritage building with a unique
skyway - as part of the preparations to shift the offices of Kala Academy
- has irked some heritage lovers. (GT)

MAN DROWNS AT CAVELOSSIM: The police recovered the body of Ernest D`Costa
(29) from the Arabian sea on July 15 at the Cavelossim beach. (GT)

COCONUT PRODUCTIVITY: Coconut is our staple food. Our fish curry is
coconut based, but we have not yet exploited and explored the potential of
coconut as wealth for economic benefits. The national average productivity
is 44 nuts/tree/year and Goa's average is only 27. (Jagdish Wagh in GT)

ST ANNE'S FEAST: The traditional Touxeanchem Fest (Feast of Cucumbers)
will be celebrated at St Anne Church, Santana-Telaulim, with great pomp
and gaiety on 1 August. (GT) The historic church is heritage of monument
of great importance in Goa.

NEW POST MASTER GENERAL: Deepak Budki, an officer of 1976 batch of Indian
Postal Service, has taken over the new Post Master General, Goa Region
(Maharashtra Circle), recently. (H)

FILM ON ST FRANCIS XAVIER: The shooting of `Grace, Guts & Glory`, a short
English feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier began recently. The
first ever feature film on the life of St Francis Xavier is being shot on
actual locations and seeks to create the life and mission of the patron
saint of Goa. Produced by Arabian Films, a pioneer digital film studio,
the ambitious project has been supported by the Jesuits and the Diocesan
Society of Goa. Isabel Santa Rita Vaz of the Mustard Seed Art Company is
the director/script consultant of the film which is being produced by
Shamir and Kavita Deniz. (H)

S P O R T S

DANDO BOYS INTO SEMIS: Hosts Dando Boys Club, Benaulim, scored a 3-0
victory over Holiday Sports Club, Arpora, to enter the semi-finals of the
Benaulim Villagers football tournament at St John the Baptist grounds.
(GT)

D E A T H S
16 July: Majorda: VANIA TAMARA VAZ: daughter of Joaquim
Vicente/Priscilla, sister of Vanessa, Vanaida and Vernon.
16 July: Candolim: FELICEDAD VAZ: wife of late Aposino, mother of
Aplonia/Manuel, Juzemarie/Maria, Francisco/Agnes, Joao Louis/Lourden.
15 July: Margao: MARIA DO CARMO DA PIEDADE VAZ: Mother of
Eva/Marinonio. No condolence visits.
16 July: Calangute-Porba Vaddo: CARMELINE FERNANDES: wife of late
Michael, mother of Simon/Gilu, Peter/Maxi, Jerry/Thereza (Abu Dhabi);
grandmother of Savio/Uladimira (USA).
16 July: Assolna: CARMELITO DOS MARTIRES ALMEIDA: husband of Justina,
father of Belivia/Antonio Valadares, Dr Francis/Trudy, Marcia/late Joao
Santano Gomes, Vilma/Cliff Fernandes, Elivse/Sheila.
16 July: Taligao: GAJANAN S RANE: husband of Vasanti, father of Mahesh,
Sheela, Sarojini, Chandrakala and Sandya, father-in-law of Geeta.

G O A W E A T H E R

Max temp: 31.1 degC; Min temp; 22.6 degC; Humidity: 98% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 880.9 mm
Weather: Goa has experienced quite a few light to heavy showers during
the last 24 hours. The sky is cloudy this morning, with rain clouds
spread thickly across it.

Courtesy: GT=Gomantak Times; NT=The Navhind Times; H=Herald; TOI=Times of
India

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.

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