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OTTAWA – Today, the Honourable Stockwell Day, President of
Treasury Board and Minister
responsible for the Asia-Pacific
Gateway, in consultation with the
Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister
of Citizenship, Immigration, and
Multiculturalism, asked for a
review of the provisions of the
Public Service Employment Act as
well as any related policies and
practices, with a view of ensuring
that all Canadians have an equal
opportunity in applying for
positions in the federal Public
changes to the federal skilled
worker program and the Canadian
experience class, all new
applicants are required to include
the results of an English or
French language test as part of
Sometimes doing the right thing
may not be a popular step, but it
is the right thing to do. After a
quick announcement last Saturday,
not many media carried the true
story. In a 45-minute phone call,
Minister Jason Kenney cleared many
misconceptions about the changes
Kenya Referendum Date 4 August
2010 - Advisory
The Interim Independent Electoral
Commission has officially
announced the Referendum date for
the proposed new Constitution of
Kenya to be 4th August, 2010.
Kenyan voters will be required to
respond to the question "Do
you approve the proposed new
in Kiswahili "Je, unaikubali
katiba mpya inayopendekezwa?"
during the said referendum. See
the announcement from the
Government Broadcaster KBC
The 2010 GWS committee looks
forward to serving our society and
ensuring that our less fortunate
members are assisted in every
possible way. We would like to
welcome our new committee members,
Mrs. Sheila Lobo and Mr. Erico
Sequeira as well as our Vice
Chairman, Mr. Keith Castellino who
have joined us with a lot of
enthusiasm and ideas which will be
of great benefit to the community.
I would like to thank Mrs. Lily-anne
Fernandes-Ringera, our Secretary,
Mrs. Lynette Pereira, committee
Member, Mr. Colin Carneiro, our
Treasurer and Mr. John Fernandes,
the immediate past Chairman whose
dedication, support and hard work
have been the driving force of the
GWS committee over the past years
for their continuous support.
The Goan Community, Mombasa is
having a tough time running a
vibrant club. According to the
minutes of its Annual General
Meeting on 11 April 2010 at the
Mombasa Institute, the attendance
was very poor, just 22 members out
of 190 attended. Not surprisingly
funds are running low and each
member is asked to contribute a
mandatory Kshs. 500.($ 6.36 CAD)
MUMBAI — This is a tale
of two Indian vehicles — the Jaguar and the jugaad.
former is one of the world’s finest cars, once a
strictly British product, now owned by Tata Motors
of India. The XJL Supersport, which can cost upward
of $100,000, comes with a 510-horsepower engine,
massaging seats, mood lighting, a hard drive and
electric rear blinds.
Gravity Shift: How Asia's New
Economic Powerhouses Will Shape the Twenty-First
Century by Wendy Dobson
Wendy Dobson argues that, while it is certain that
the world’s centre of economic gravity in the coming
decades will be pulled toward the Asian powerhouses,
their roles in the world will be constrained by the
need to rebalance significant distortions in their
(Washington D.C.) April 8 – Though the economies of
China and India have developed significantly,
structural changes will be required in both
countries in order to sustain current growth rates.
In an East-West Center in Washington Asia Pacific
Political Economy seminar, Dr. Wendy Dobson,
professor and co-director of the Institute for
International Business at the Rotman School of
Management in the University of Toronto, and
discussant Dr. Ellen Frost, visiting fellow at the
Peterson Institute for International Economics and
adjunct research fellow at the National Defense
University’s Institute of National Strategic
Studies, examined the economic development of China
and India, detailing the opportunities and
challenges inherent in their respective rise as
economic powerhouses in Asia.
Goan monsoon arrives heaven-sent, a blessing from
the divine. This year there’s more reason for
gratitude - the rains have brought the return of Dr
Jose Pereira to his homeland, carrying a stunningly
beautiful new suite of artworks.
‘Epiphanies of the Hindu Gods’ will be on view at
the XCHR in Porvorim from July 24. It is another
singular contribution to our culture from a man who
has given us his all for so many decades. Jose
Pereira’s life confounds every stereotype and
In 1972, Ugandan
Dictator Idi Amin announced that all Asians,
regardless of their citizenship had to pack up and
leave the country - and he gave them only ninety
days to get out. Thousands of those of Asian
Ugandans found refuge in Canada, including Anwer
Omar. This year, nearly four decades, later Anwer
and hundreds of other exiled Ugandans gather for a
reunion picnic. Hear their stories on Escape from
Church officials in Kerala have hailed the
appointment of an Indian as the Vatican’s top envoy
to the United Nations, saying it demonstrates the
Church’s multi-national character. The appointment
of Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt as the
Vatican’s Permanent Observer to the UN is a “great
recognition” of the Indian Church, said Syro-Malabar
Church spokesperson Father Paul Thelakat.
VIENNA - Some
Catholics may well sweat in the confessional as they
admit to things they shouldn't have done. But
Vienna's archdiocese has ruled that the box-like
structure where believers confess their sins cannot
be turned into a sauna.
Is Genelia D'Souza's childhood dream coming true?
She is all set to play a Portuguese princess in
Santosh Sivan's directorial venture tentatively
titled Urumi, reports Mid-Day. Malayalam actor
Prithviraj will star opposite Genelia. Urumi, which
means a flexible sword, is the story of a young man
in 15th century who sets out to kill Vasco Da Gama.
Urumi will be shot in Malshej Ghat from this August.
News Clips from Goa
Goa is getting
The effects of global warming are being felt in Goa
as the state is getting warmer. The average day
temperatures have increased by 1.5 degrees Celsius
in the last three years. The state has also received
181 cm of rainfall this month, which is 20 cm more
than the normal quota of rains for July. This year,
the state witnessed the hottest April in the last 39
years. The hottest April was last witnessed in 1971,
which had recorded temperature of 34.5 degrees as
against 36.4 degrees, this year. The warmest day was
recorded way back in 1989 which recorded temperature
of 39.9 degrees.
Goa to migrate
to GST after detailed study
The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat on Tuesday
said that the state would prepare itself to migrate
to goods and service tax (GST) regime proposed by
the central government, after studying it in detail
after the draft bill was received from the central
office under RTI*?
House committee asks Law department to study case
A legislative panel has asked the State law
department to study the possibility of bringing the
office of the Archbishop Patriarch of Goa and Daman
within the ambit of the RTI Act. The ad hoc
committee on law, chaired by Bharatiya Janata Party
(BJP) legislator Francis D’Souza, has asked the law
department to reply within 15 days.
withdrawn due to controversial paintings Sify
The paintings were sketched by artist Jose Pereira,
who is of Goan origin. 'We had received a complaint
from the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) against the
assures action on black-marketing of kerosene
The Minister for Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs
Jose Philip D’Souza told the House black-marketing
of kerosene will be investigated into and, necessary
action will be taken as Opposition members cornered
him on the issue.
Goa to get paperless court
The Union Law Minister, Mr Veerappa Moily on Sunday
said that Goa has the potential to become the first
state to be arrear free as regards to cases in the
courts were concerned, even as he said that the
state has been given the target of making at least
one of the courts of the Goa bench of Bombay High
Court and one of the sessions court paper free at
the earliest. Addressing a press conference in the
presence of the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat,
Chief Justices of various courts and Union Law
Secretary at the end of regional review meeting as
regards to implementation of 13th Finance Commission
recommendations for improving justice delivery and
other matters held here, Mr Moily also said that Goa
could be a good centre for arbitration and a
preferred destination for international mediation. [NT]
deficient, Goa to buy power
Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira yesterday announced
in the legislative assembly that the government
would execute short-term and long-term power traders
through tenders, indicating that Goa has now become
power deficient. Replying to the Debate on the
Demands for Grants, Sequeira said the government has
initiated various measures to ensure sufficient
availability of power as well as to adequately beef
up the T&D network in the state. The government will
purchase 100 MV of power for next four to five years
through the short-term PPA, while 300 MW of power is
proposed to be purchased through long-term PPAs to
meet requirements of new industries, which are in
teh pipline he said. [GT]
Release of 'Song of Goa' in Panjim
This book launched on FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010.
Information from Fredrick Noronha.
Details of book: Authors: Jose Pereira, Micael Martins (†) & António
Pp 497 Hb Rs 450 | Size: 8.5 x 5.5 inches |
July 2010 Co-publishers: Goa,1556 and Broadway Publishing
The book contains the score and lyrics of a number
of traditional Goan
mandos, together with an overview explaining the
politics, etc) of Goa. There are lists of various
forms of Goan song.
It is a must-read for anyone interested in a deeper
Goa, Goan song and the forces that shaped both.
Rethink on sea
link project: panel Posted: 27 Jul 2010 08:55
The Dona Paula-Vasco sea link project would be a
white elephant for the state of Goa, a legislative
panel has said in its report. The Adhoc Committee on
Finance, which is chaired by Calangute legislator
Agnelo Fernandes, in its report submitted to the
Assembly today, has asked the government to rethink
on the project. “The committee is of the opinion
that the project would be a white elephant on the
economy of the state,” the report stated urging the
state to rethink on project.
We all love the Goan fish curry rice. Gulp it with
chilled beer and that’s our mantra for an ideal
holiday! The pot bellies not withstanding, guzzling
beer, fried fish and good prawns gravy has become a
synonym for a typical Goan meal.
FORCES DESTROYING GOA ARE MUCH STRONGER THAN I AM' From: Goanet Reader: (Gerard D'Souza, Gomantak
of Goa's foremost intellectuals, Dr Jose Pereira, also known as Goa's Da Vinci, inaugurated his painting exhibition
at Porvorim last week. In an exclusive interview,
this polymath (who has published 24 books on
theology, history of art, architecture, Goan
culture, language, literature and music) speaks to GERARD D'SOUZA about his varied interests.
Q: Your interests span a wide range of issues from
Islamic architecture in India to teaching Theology
of World Religions at the Fordham University, to the
Goan mando. How did you come to span such a wide
range of interests and specialisations?
I see myself as a product of two traditions: one is
the Latin-Christian tradition and the other is the
Indian Hindu tradition. So, in order to bring to
expression these traditions, I had to do extensive
FILM: Tum Kitem Kortolo Aslo?
Granted censor certificate for release By: Wilson Wilmix |
Posted on goanet.org |
Sun, 25 Jul 2010
Ekta Kapoor can, Wilmix-Sharon cannot
Renowned Goan entertainers Wilmix and Sharon have
finally been granted the censor certificate for
their upcoming Konkani film, ‘Tum Kitem Kortolo Aslo
?” but not without amendments. Having completed the
shooting of this film by the beginning of this year
itself, this much awaited film apparently ran into
some minor trouble for referring to T.V- screen
stars from the Ekta Kapoor’s popular
saas-bahu-serial, in a particular scene, by their
names “Parvati” and “Tulsi’. Although no such
exclusion happened in these soap operas inspite of
some extremist protesting the use of these names as
they are names of Goddesses within Hindu mythology,
our Goan film had to replace these specifications as
mentioned overleaf on this certificate.
NEW DELHI: India's abysmal track record at ensuring basic
levels of nutrition is the greatest contributor to
its poverty as measured by the new international
Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI). About 645
million people or 55% of India's population is poor
as measured by this composite indicator made up of
ten markers of education, health and standard of
living achievement levels.
Amidst acute poverty across South Asia, the five
states of Delhi, Kerala, Goa, Punjab and Himachal
Pradesh have the least number of poor people in
India, according to a new measure of global poverty
developed at the University of Oxford for the UNDP.
India to soon
surpass US in direct-to-home (DTH) subscribers base http://biz.zeenews.com/news/news_content.aspx?newscatid=1&newsid=9847
Sunday, July 18, 2010, 13:42
Mumbai: The strongly growing domestic
direct-to-home broadcast market (DTH) may soon
catapult India into the number one position globally
in terms of the country with largest DTH subscribers
base, ahead of the US, an industry official said.
Symbol of India -` How to use in Computers? Courtesy: TOI | Posted: 25 Jul 2010 02:05 AM PDT
Open your word processor and select the
Just select “Rupee” font from the drop down list of
your fonts in your application and press the key
just above your tab button. It will display the new
rupee symbol of India. Try it
prototype of $35 tablet computer Click here
ERIKA KINETZ, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | July 23, 2010
India - It looks like an iPad, only it's
1/14th the cost: India has unveiled the prototype of
a $35 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students,
which it hopes to bring into production by 2011.
If the government can find a manufacturer, the Linux
operating system-based computer would be the latest
in a string of "world's cheapest" innovations to hit
the market out of India, which is home to the
100,000 rupee ($2,127) compact Nano car, the 749
rupees ($16) water purifier and the $2,000
Birthday India - commemorating 63 years of freedom! Message from G.O.A. Toronto |
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 07:33 PM PDT
At midnight on Aug. 15, 1947, a new nation was born on a
subcontinent ripped apart by a bloody partition. Independent
India came into being as flames blazed across the land,
corpse-laden trains crossed the new frontier with Pakistan,
and weary refugees abandoned everything to seek a new life.
A less favorable start for a new nation could hardly be
Goan Welfare Society, Nairobi
Sunday 1st August 2010: Medical Insurance Briefing at the Goan Gymkhana from noon, in attendance - Madison Insurance and Resolution Health.
Sunday 22nd August 2010: 10th World Goa Day celebrations at the Goan Institute - Holy Mass followed by a feast of our culture.
September 10th - 12th 2010: East African Goan Convention - Mombasa.
confirm your attendance as soon as possible - for more
enquiries please email email@example.com.
We look forward to seeing you at all the events.
Mark November 6th on Your Calender - Toronto
Lend a helping hand… to Roseleen
The Goan Overseas Association will be hosting Lend a Helping
hand...to Roseleen DeSouza on November 6th, 2010 at Swagat
Banquet Hall, Mississauga. This is our International
Charitable event (replacing our World Goa Day Picnic). Funds
collected at Lend a Helping hand...will be sent to Mombasa,
Kenya to assist Ms. Roseleen DeSouza.
Message from Quebec Goan Association – World Goa Day Picnic
- Montreal A Special Invitation To All Goans
And Their Friends From: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 00:54:47 -0400
You are invited to the "World Goa Day" picnic on Sunday
15th. August at Parc Agrignon, Lasalle, Montreal starting at
9.00am. POT-LUCK LUNCH
Bring a dish [Goan cusine would be great]. Bring all your
picnic stuff [chairs, umbrellas, sun-block, snacks, drinks,
"RAIN OR SHINE, V R GOAN 2 B CELEBRATING OUR TENTH PICNIC"
[2001 - 2010]; VIVA GOENCARS
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Presents The Best of Kenya and Tanzania
24 September to 05 October 2010 Flying With Emirates
Airlines With Stopover in Dubai.
( Nairobi-Lake Manyara- Ngorongoro- Serengeti- Masai Mara).
Cost: Ca$ 4750.00 Includes All Meals & Game Drives & Taxes.
Please Join Us By Contacting Zen De Souza at 416-239-8202 or Leo Lopes at 905-609-5466.
Group Size 25. Seats Sold 20 !
Canadians should consume half the sodium they're now
taking in from foods and drinks as part of a
multi-pronged approach to cutting salt intake,
according to new federal guidelines.
face marriage balancing act By Virginia Saldanha |
Article printed from ucanews.com: http://www.ucanews.com
Posted By pramual On July 20, 2010 @ 3:33 pm In
Analysis & Opinion, Asia, Countries, Daily Service
the end of the 20th century, after the UN’s 1995
World Conference on Women and Decade for Women
(1976-1985), women the world over were becoming
aware of their rights.
If you plan to retire at
65 and hope to have at least 30 years in retirement,
you'll probably need something like $1.5 million in
If your junior-high soundtrack was more Bangles or
Britney than Beatles, I am going to try to scare
some sense into you with three words about life in
retirement, based on personal experience: The
The middle class retirement income problem - The
case for a voluntary pension plan To see the Social Media
Release, click here
CALGARY, July 22 /CNW/ - There is a looming shortfall of retirement income for
lower middle and middle class Canadians, according to
Prof. Norma Nielson, who has called on regulators to
carefully consider the role of government in providing
a new way for Canadians to save for retirement.
Lentils: The Canadian Advantage
CHICAGO, July 15 /CNW/ - Move aside deep dish pizza, Canadian lentils
are making their way into the diets of North
Americans. The health benefits of Canadian grown
lentils as a nutritious, whole food ingredient are
attracting attention this week in Chicago at the
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting
and Food Expo.
Don't Scream Over Ice Cream
The ODA has tips to treat
TORONTO, July 23 /CNW/ - The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) wants to
protect your sensitive teeth this summer. Ice cream
headaches and tooth pain from cold treats can put a
chill on summer fun.
Green up your
cleanup with borax Lindsay Coulter | From: CNW
| 19 July 2010 09:00
Green cleaning recipes call for borax, but when my
father was a pediatrician, he recalls diagnosing
children with borax poisoning. Is borax safe?
Suzanne from Winnipeg, Manitoba
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