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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-08-12 10:57:09 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-08-12 08:34:09 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-08-12 10:57:09 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-08-12 08:34:09 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.
Joel D'Souza
2004-08-12 10:57:09 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
Aug 12, 2004

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: "Chintunk vell kor,? ti ek takotichi zhor." (Make
time to think ? it is the source of power.) "domnic fernandes"
jyodom at hotmail.com

GOACOM VIDEO NEWS
http://www.goacom.com/news

NO PLANS TO QUIT: Poinguinim MLA Isidore Fernandes on Tuesday denied that he
was planning to quit the Congress and said that he would consult his workers
and supporters before taking any such decision. Isidore told Gomantak Times
that some vested interests were spreading rumours that he was planning to
resign from the Congress. (GT)

EDUCATION DEPT SUSPENDS TWO TEACHERS: The department of education suspended
from service two government teaches on August 11, on alleged charges of
molestation and misbehaviour. (H)

GOVERNMENT ASKS FOREIGNERS: A Ribandar-based Norwegian journalist, Ivar
Fjeld, one evening early this week, found a couple of policemen at his door.
Clearly a fallout of the media expose on paedophiles and other sexual crimes
in Goa allegedly by foreigners. Parrikar's government has ordered a
widespread fact finding exercise. The danger, however, is painting all
foreigners with the same brush and calling them criminals.Foreign nationals
living in the state - estimated to number about 2,000 - feel that it is
injustice to blame all foreigners for the criminal activities of a few. (GT)

RINGLEMANN TO LEAVE INDIA: Prime pedophile Jorg Harry Ringlemann of Germany
has finally agreed to leave the country within next couple of days but not
before filing a defamation suit against Tehelka.com in Goa for referring him
widely in a documentary telecast by a television channel on 6 August. (GT)

DAUGHTER IN POLICE CUSTODY: The police, on August 11, took custody of Manju
nee Francisca, the minor adopted daughter of the to-be-deported German
national, Jorg Harry Ringleman, and lodged her at Apna Ghar, the
government-run remand home. (H)

AZGAONKAR GHERAOED; JOAQUIM TAKEN INTO CUSTODY: Opposition to the Housing
Board project in Cuncolim gained momentum on August 11 with agitated
residents gheraoing Housing Minister Babu Azgaonkar leading to the arrest of
Cuncolim MLA Joaquim Alemao and 19 others under preventive detention. The
protestors conveyed their strong opposition to Azgaonkar and said the land
acquisition would not only bring in outsiders, but would destroy the age-old
football ground. (H)

REVISION OF VOTERS LIST: The estimated 50,000 Goan voters who found their
names missing from the electoral rolls during the last Lok Sabha elections
of April 26 and had to return home without voting, now have an opportunity
to include their names isn't he rolls once again. The special summary
revision of the electoral rolls in Goa with respect to January 1, 2005, as
the qualifying date is already underway and the one-month period for filing
claims and objections begins on September 15. (NT)

HANDLE CHILD MOLESTATION CASES SENSITIVELY: CRG: Children Rights in Goa is
distressed by the molestation cases that have occurred in two schools within
a span of three days. It urges the concerned schools' managements to fully
investigate the cases and take necessary steps to ensure that no child is
subject to such abuse in future. CRG also urges the media to report such
cases responsibly without sensationalizing the issue and not to divulge the
identities of the victims in such cases. (GT)

EDUCATIONAL ESTATE AT NYLON 6,6 SITE: The state cabinet which is scheduled
to meet on 16 August is likely to take a decision of handing over 300 acres
of land belonging to Industrial Development Corporation to Goa Education
Development Corporation for setting up an educational estate at Keri, in
Ponda taluka. The site was earlier allotted for Nylon 6,6 plant. (GT)

FOUND HANGING: A 28-year-old woman, Neelama Maazar, hailing from Karnataka,
but residing at Zuari Nagar, was found hanging dead on a tree near a spring
at Zuari Nagar on August 11. (H)

WOMAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS: A 60-year-old woman has been admitted at the GMC
Hospital Bambolim in a critical condition. The Agasaim police informed that
the woman was lying in an unconscious state on the road in front of the Holy
Cross Church at Bambolim. The police informed that the lady has been
identified as Ms Dolfina from the IPHB card found in her possession. (NT)

FISHERMEN OPPOSE: Fisheries department's plans for a dry-dock and an export
promotion unit at Cutbona jetty has run into rough weather. The traditional
fishermen of Velim, Ambelim, Assolna and Chinchinim - inhabiting the banks
of River Sal - have opposed all plans for a dry dock and the export unit.
(H)

PEATS UNWELL: The eighty-year-old paedophile, Freddy Peats, who is serving a
life sentence at Central Jail, Aguada, was admitted to the GMC hospital on
August 10 after he complained of weakness. (NT)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH KONKANI MUSIC: Portuguese culture in Goa flourishes
in one of the most unlikely of media: Konkani music. It is probably one of
those unconscious things, not really subliminal, but not quite overt either.
The how is easy to pinpoint. We might think of it as Konkani music, but when
a foreign tourist hears it whilst living deep in the groves of a Goan
village, the Konkani music coming from a neighbour's radio-stereo, what he
hears, are unmistakable Portuguese melodies and instrumentation. It's the
same type of music he would hear in the villages of Portugal or Spain, the
Azores or in Central America. The tongue being alien, nobody knows any
better. (Joseph Zuzarte in Herald)

ROCK SHOWS: Rock concerts and art competitions will be held in the state on
August 13, 14, and 15 to celebrate the joy of freedom, World Goa Day and the
launch of ACTIONAID India's Karm Yuva. Addressing a press conference, Ms
Ethel da Costa said that the event to be organised by Think Geek would "not
just be music, but music events with an unusual mix of food, fashion,
talent, art and social causes". On August 13, rock concerts will be held at
Woodbourne Country Club, Nuvem, followed by Baina Beach and Panaji on August
14 and 15 respectively. (NT)

PROF SIRSAT, DR D'LIMA FETED: At an impressive ceremony held by Mapusa
Active Citizens Union at Mapusa residency, Prof Surendra Vasant Sirsat and
Dr Edward Joaquim D'Lima were felicitated for their tremendous contribution
in the field of education at the hands of legal luminary Adv Zilman JE
Coelho Pereira. (GT)

MALAR'S FRIENDLY TODDY-TAPPER: He swings like spiderman. Works hard. Falls
from trees, gets hurt and carries on. He's seventy. No film has been made on
him. Yet, if the deeds of Malar's heroes are ever documented, Mariano
Gomes - the last of the island's toddy-tappers - will find a supreme pride
of place. Walking in either blinding rain or the scorching sun, Gomes
reaches the coconut trees and climbs 50-feet to swing from their tops. Ten
trees successively. Twice a day. (Paul Fernandes in GT)

S P O R T S

FOOTBALL: Nagoa Sporting Club, Arpora, defeated Versa SC 5-4 via tie-breaker
to enter the finals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament at
Majorda. United Club, Fatorda, defeated Navelim SC 2-1 to march into the
finals of the 13th Cana-Benaulim Villagers football tournament. Young
Strikers, Benaulim, entered the finals of Our Lady of Merces inter-village
tournament defeated Ambelim SC 6-4 via tie-breaker in Chinchinim.

D E A T H S
11 Aug: Cortalim-Sotrant: MARIA FRANCISCA GAMA: mother of Andrew,
Salvador, Lawrence, Christina, Ditosa, Remediana.
11 Aug: Panchwadi: ROSALINA RODRIGUES: wife of late Sebastiao, mother of
Adv Agnelo D'Costa/Maria Lourdes, Caetana/late Francisco, Piedade/Pedro
Rosario and Isabella.

G O A W E A T H E R
Max temp: 28.9 degC; Min temp: 24.0 degC; Humidity: 93% (Yesterday)
Rainfall so far: 1531.1 mm
Weather: Dull and cloudy weather this morning in Goa.

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

JOEL D'SOUZA
Assagao-Goa-India.

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