[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Triumph over adversity... and you thought Goans lacked the vision!

2006-07-28 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] DOCUMENT: Right to Information Act gets going in Goa (an official statement)

2006-07-28 Thread Goanet Reader
Goanetters visiting Viva Goa 2006 in Toronto, Canada on July 29, can use the BMX booth as a meeting point. Please list your name on the message board that will be provided, courtesy of BMX.

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Troubled Global Village: Nervousness On Both Sides Of The Divide

2006-08-04 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Goa's own cyber-balcao ... (VM de Malar)

2006-08-08 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] GOANET READER: Flashback, 1987 ... and language issues then

2006-08-13 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: To Vengurla, via Karwar... with a 'xendri' in hand (Tino Nazare)

2006-08-14 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: From the young beacons of hope -- Dvorak, Paganini, Beethoven...

2006-08-27 Thread Goanet Reader
. - VM de Malar, a Goanetter since 1995, now lives in Goa. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces. We share quality Goa-related writing among the 7000-strong readership of the Goanet/Goanet-news network of mailing lists. If you

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: An Africander in the Mapusa of the 'seventies (Benedict Faria, London)

2006-08-28 Thread Goanet Reader
collectively penned by the alumni of St Britto's, Mapusa's most noted school. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces. We share quality Goa-related writing among the 7000-strong readership of the Goanet/Goanet-news network of mailing lists

[Goanet-news] GoanetReader: Goenchem Prochar Madheom (The Media in Goa) Translated by Isidore Dantas

2006-09-27 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Trail of the aroma... whiff of many influences on Goa's exotic food

2006-10-06 Thread Goanet Reader
Gracias is a Goa-based historian, who completed her studies and PhD in Goa. She lectures at Dhempe College in Panjim, and this article is reproduced with her permission. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces. We share quality Goa

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Papal Reflections (Rudolf C Heredia)

2006-10-07 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Cybermatrimonials: From Mumbai, Kuwait, Australia ... the Merchant Navy, Portugal ... and beyond

2006-10-11 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Opportunity To Serve God, Country, Says Archbishop Gracias Of Bombay]

2006-10-15 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Highway across the Mandovi -- ferry tales from another day

2006-10-17 Thread Goanet Reader
is Mumbai-based and writes: I lived in Khorjuem, Aldona for the first 17 years of my life and am very attached to Goa in general and Khorjuem in particular. Thanks to Cecilia Castelino [EMAIL PROTECTED] for putting him in touch with Goanet Reader. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its

[Goanet-news] UK's Konkani tiatr... World War II ... on Goanet Cybermatrimonials (Cornel DaCosta's review of Goanet on www.goanvoice-org.uk)

2006-10-19 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Eco-vandalism at Santo Estevam island: a tale from today's Goa

2006-10-24 Thread Goanet Reader
, environmentalist and man of many roles. He is known for taking up a number of contemporary issues in today's Goa. This article was earlier published in The Navhind Times, Monday, October 23, 2006 and is being circulated with the permission of the author. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Goa's online media ... beyond islands of excellence?

2006-12-11 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Chrstmas has undergone a radical change (Dr Beverley de Sequeira)

2006-12-21 Thread Goanet Reader
CHRISTMAS HAS UNDERGONE A RADICAL CHANGE... SO HOW DO WE RESPOND? By Dr Beverley de Sequeira drbevsequeira at yahoo.com Christmas in Goa has undergone a radical change, as have most things in the last decade. It's now a universal holiday which cuts across barriers of creed and nationality. There

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Pickled memories... forging words is certainly better (Mayabhushan Nagvenkar)

2006-12-22 Thread Goanet Reader
PICKLED MEMORIES: FORGING WORDS IS CERTAINLY BETTER... By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar It had rained that evening. But it was a warm, still summer night, when my father announced that I would be studying Arts at St Xavier's Higher Secondary School. It wasn't a grand pronouncement. But it had the sort

[Goanet-news] Goanet... nostalgia... gambling... idiomatic usage ... Sporting news ... lyrical Goa ... etc (Dr Cornel da Costa on goanvoice.org.uk)

2006-12-31 Thread Goanet Reader
RECENT ITEMS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST ON GOANET. BY CORNEL DACOSTA An interesting question posed on Goanet was---Would it be true to say that the 'nostalgia' of second or third generation Goan expats reflects more the realities of Goa of the 1940s and 1950s, then say the Goa of the 1980s or 1990s?

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: All children are our children... can Goa disown these kids?

2007-02-05 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Chandor shows us what development from the grassroots really looks like

2007-03-12 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Teach yourself Konkani (Pinto's Revolt, the Mandovi, KTC)

2007-03-30 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] LIVE FROM UGANDA: Some time in April! Kampala is burning (Dominic Fernandes)

2007-04-12 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: The Seedbed of a Goan Cosmopolitanism (Maria Aurora Couto)

2007-04-20 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] How the Goan lost his Art (By Vivek Menezes)

2007-04-24 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Why this book: some wrods from the author of Domnic's Goa

2007-04-25 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Two views ... of Goa's art exhibition Aparantã

2007-04-26 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Making war into a game... quiet chess revolution on in Goa

2007-04-27 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Who cares for coloured canvas? (Rahul Goswami)

2007-05-01 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Of houses... and cow-dung (by Domnic Fernandes)

2007-05-07 Thread Goanet Reader
Of houses... and cow-dung By Domnic Fernandes [EMAIL PROTECTED] In pre-1961 Goa, the walls of most Goan houses were made of mud blocks, except those owned by the bhattkars (landlords), which were made of stones. Each one built his own house with only a little help from neighbours and friends.

[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: ... space for all, in the world of art (Cordelia Francis interviews Ranjit Hoskote)

2007-05-07 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: The Konknnes and the Kirrghes (or, A Once Upon a Time Translator's Take on the Konkani Script Imbroglio) by Augusto Pinto

2007-05-11 Thread Goanet Reader
or adapt. Before this gets more abstruse than it already has, may I conclude by giving some free advice to all writers, Konknne, Kirrghe, Marathwadi, Konkniwadi whatever -- make literary mog not war -- the babies that will follow will be a joy for all. (Goanet Reader

[Goanet-news] Goanet Highlights: Goan names, Asian diet, overseas Indians, Tales From The Attic ... (by Dr Cornel DaCosta in GoanVoice)

2007-06-01 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] GOANVOICES: Has Goa Been Saved?

2007-06-06 Thread Goanet Reader
--- CONVENTION OF THE GOAN DIASPORA FROM GOA INTO THE WORLD Lisbon, Portugal June 15-17, 2007 Details at: http://www.goacom.org/casa-de-goa/noticias.html --- From

[Goanet-news] In the land of pork eaters (By Domnic Fernandes)

2007-06-07 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Revisiting our histories in Africa... from Henley-On-Thames

2007-06-18 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] My alphabet soup for beloved Goa ... (By Oscar Rebelo/Gomantak Times)

2007-07-09 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-news] Goanet Reader: Spare the rod... and ground the child (Savio Figueiredo, Aldona-Net)

2007-07-22 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: While others shot, Andrew wrote ... the story of Konkani cinema

2007-07-24 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Turning the page... new books from Goa and more (FN/Gomantak Times)

2007-07-28 Thread Goanet Reader
TurningThePage ::: By Frederick Noronha - [A column about the printed word /// Gomantak Times] In mid-July, one ran into Ingrid Valles Po of Parra. She's part of one of the alumni networks (St Mary's) at Mapusa. Currently, Ingrid is the

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: My most unforgettable character -- remembering avo

2007-07-30 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Celebrating fauna ... of Mother Nature and unequal things

2007-08-04 Thread Goanet Reader
VANAMAHOTSAV: OF MOTHER NATURE AND UNEQUAL THINGS By Valmiki Faleiro Mother Nature made things unequal. Our fingers, one longer than another; us, one taller or punier than the other; some lives, more equal than others. Like nature's hierarchy of the animate. Plant life on this planet is

[Goanet-News] GOABOOKS: Patagonia, where's that?

2007-08-23 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Arabian Sea could turn into chimney for nitrous oxide (interview by Devika Sequeira, Deccan Herald)

2007-09-05 Thread Goanet Reader
http://www.GOANET.org International Cuisine Conference on Traditional Asian Diet Panaji, Goa, September 2-5,

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: The Autobiography Of A Young Goan Fidalgo

2007-09-06 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: The Virtual Abbé Fa ria (Luis S. R. Vas)

2007-09-21 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: We Are Mightier Than Death (By Ravindra Kelekar, translated by Augusto Pinto)

2007-09-24 Thread Goanet Reader
http://www.GOANET.org TRI Continental Film Festival - Dona Paula, Goa, Sep 28 - Oct 2, 2007

[Goanet-News] VfM-Restaurant reviews: So blame it on the cook... when things go right

2007-09-25 Thread Goanet Reader
http://www.GOANET.org TRI Continental Film Festival - Dona Paula, Goa, Sep 28 - Oct 2, 2007

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Goa slow... a Pakistani view of Goa

2007-10-31 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Goa's vanishing landscape; where is conservation on Goa's agenda? (Bonny Fernandes)

2007-11-17 Thread Goanet Reader
as Visiting Professor of Urban Design with the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He also was a member of the Metropolitan Transport Team set up by the National Planning Commission. He was also a member of the National Commission on Urbanization. GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: The Red Nissan (a short-story by Damodar Mauzo, translated by Xavier Cota)

2007-11-21 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Rosie's Theme (a short story by Peter Nazareth)

2008-01-16 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Tourism's blind spot in Goa, women and gender issues ... (Anita Haladi)

2008-01-17 Thread Goanet Reader
at the 9th International Congress on Women, organized by WW05, Seoul, Korea. Sub theme: Traveling Women in Asia, 23rd June 2005.] - GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces

[Goanet-News] REVIEW: A life less known (Walter Men ezes reviews Renderamam’ ani Tachem Jivit)

2008-01-26 Thread Goanet Reader
A life less known (Walter Menezes reviews Renderamam' ani Tachem Jivit) Filed under: Goa, Konkani, New books, Non-English books, Reviewed by contributors, Reviews Book Review of Rendermam Ani Tachem Jivit Author and Publisher: Fr. Ave Maria Afonso Pages: 64 Price: Rs.60 By: Walter Menezes I met

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Caje's Bhaji -- lists of fives while focussing on food in Goa

2008-01-31 Thread Goanet Reader
CAJE'S BHAJI: LISTS OF FIVES WHILE FOCUSSING ON FOOD By Cajetan Vaz [EMAIL PROTECTED] For those of you in Goa who listen to FM Rainbow 105.4Mhz, some of this may be deja vu. Last year I started highlighting my Top 5 lists on my Friday show 'Caje's Bhaji'.

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: In defence of the rag-picker (Clinton Vaz, green campaigner)

2008-01-31 Thread Goanet Reader
In defence of the rag-picker By Clinton Vaz [EMAIL PROTECTED] We all agree here that the Government should focus on basic amenities first. The difference in opinion here is to whom... the Goan or the outsider. In my understanding, we need the migrants, and we need them because there are a lot of

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Prof. D. D. Kosambi: Scientist, Indologist, humanist and peace activist

2008-02-03 Thread Goanet Reader
Prof. D. D. Kosambi: Scientist, Indologist, humanist and peace activist By Nandkumar Kamat [EMAIL PROTECTED] Two great Goans, the father and son duo -- renowned Buddhist scholar, Acharya Dharmanand Kosambi and mathematician turned Indologist, Damodar Kosambi -- have carved unique niches for

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Priests, feasts, glamour... and more (The Printed Word)

2008-02-07 Thread Goanet Reader
THE PRINTED WORD -- Priests, feasts, glamour... and more Some more new books that flow out of Goa, the challenges of getting published in Goa... and rembering Lino Leitao, the writer of Goan origins who passed away in Canada. Fr.

[Goanet-News] An open letter to the Times of India

2008-02-18 Thread Goanet Reader
An open letter to the Times of India -- Dear Times of India, We have been getting the news of the entry of your publication for many moons now. There has been talk of your paper opening an edition in Goa for the past decade or so. Finally it's

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Upper-caste Catholics and the dream of the Hindu Right

2008-03-05 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: The Portuguese and Violence in the Indian Ocean: some second thoughts

2008-04-02 Thread Goanet Reader
circulated with the permission of the author. It was earlier published in Oriente [Lisbon], no. 12, pp.11-23. 2004. - GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces. We share

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: The WildGoa Newsletter! (long) (Clinton Vaz)

2008-04-26 Thread Goanet Reader
The WildGoa Newsletter! News Views about Goa's Wildlife Outdoors Scene Vol. 2008.01 Yes, yes...voi murre...it's actually been 'years' since the last newsletter was out.

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Goa's Michaelangelo...

2008-04-28 Thread Goanet Reader
GOA'S MICHAELANGELO... APPRECIATING THE WORK OF JOSE PEREIRA A fresco mural by Jose Perrira was unveiled by Alban Couto at a largely attended function in the Rosary Chapel Fatorda on April 26, 2008. The site of the mural, titled Creation Resurgent, is on the large nave of the chapel which has

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Goans in East Africa ... Tanzania: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

2008-04-30 Thread Goanet Reader
Goans in East Africa ... Tanzania: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Goans in Dar es Salaam (and other towns) owned bars, bakeries many clothes and tailoring shops, music stores, butcheries 'soda factories', a shoemaker or two provision stores that had small

[Goanet-News] Trying not to remember St Xavier's (George Menezes)

2008-05-03 Thread Goanet Reader
Trying not to remember St Xavier's Prominent Goan writer George Menezes [EMAIL PROTECTED] pens his memories of his days in Bombay, to be published in a proposed book on Goans in the city, being currently edited by journalist Reena Martins. If you

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Portuguese story, Arab voice, Diu as the setting ... and written by a Goan (Ben Antao)

2008-05-12 Thread Goanet Reader
PORTUGUESE STORY, ARAB VOICE, DIU AS THE SETTING ... WRITTEN BY A GOAN Love and Samsara : A review by Ben Antao I do not know why I am writing this, nor do I know to whom I am writing, says the

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader -- Bombay, in the human beehive, of pretty girls and still loving to drive (Mario Goveia)

2008-05-19 Thread Goanet Reader
to this book, write to its editor, Reena Martins [EMAIL PROTECTED] GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features and think-pieces. We share quality Goa-related writing among the 1-strong readership of the Goanet/Goanet-news network of mailing lists. If you

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: What Goans gave Kenya -- in times past, under a different ruler

2008-05-22 Thread Goanet Reader
and his wife, Elsie, rent a plot from their local Council growing organic produce, and are now well and truly watu wa shamba (people of the land). - GOANET-READER WELCOMES contributions from its readers, by way of essays, reviews, features

[Goanet-News] Miguel Braganza... on planting trees

2008-06-09 Thread Goanet Reader
GREEN THUMB: Planting Trees By Miguel Braganza The difference between planting seedlings of field crops like cereals, oilseeds or pulses and planting seedlings or grafts of tree species is simply this: trees are for keeps! An error in a field crop can be rectified in the next season or next

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader -- When the wireless ruled: radio gaga from the Goa of the Sixties (Tony Fernandes, Guirim and Ontario)

2008-06-10 Thread Goanet Reader
Goa. Tony Felix Fernandes is from Guirim in Bardez, Goa and currently based in Goa. He has authored a book Goa : Memories of My Homeland. Tony Fernandes' blog is at: http://tonferns.blogspot.com - GOANET-READER WELCOMES

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Quepem by the kilo (Hartman de Souza)

2008-07-02 Thread Goanet Reader
Quepem by the kilo By Hartman de Souza [EMAIL PROTECTED] This morning, as you read this, I ask you to mourn the rape and murder of half a dozen steep, thickly forested hills barely 12 kilometres from Quepem town. These form an integral link of the magnificent Western Ghats that surround Goa, and

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: An Open Letter to Bal Thackeray ... (George Menezes, on georgemenace.com)

2008-07-04 Thread Goanet Reader
Dear Balasaheb, Namaskar! You will wonder who I am. Let me tell you. When I am introduced people automatically say This is George Fernandes…… sorry I mean, George Menezes. It is an indication of how nameless, I am. I am an ordinary Indian citizen, Goan by ancestry and Maharashtrian by domicile.

[Goanet-News] Goa's way out: gating in the super-rich?

2008-07-05 Thread Goanet Reader
GOA'S WAY OUT: GATING IN THE SUPER-RICH? A letter from the Moira Action Committee Dear Mr Britto, You wrote an open letter to the people of Moira and Aldona in this forum [1] when they protested the projects that you were building in their villages. The Moira Action Committee would like to reply

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: An attempt to understand the Konknni language assertion movement

2008-07-05 Thread Goanet Reader
An attempt to understand the Konknni language assertion movement By Sammit Khandeparkar [EMAIL PROTECTED] The rejection of Maharashtra in the opinion poll held in 1967 and the inclusion of Konknni in Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution were possible due to the alliance between Christians and

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Mining blues and its many hues: when PR gets it badly wrong

2008-07-07 Thread Goanet Reader
MINING BLUES AND ITS MANY HUES: WHEN P.R. GETS IT BADLY WRONG By Claude Alvares [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sujay Gupta's article, 'Green movement has shades of black' [1] introduces another colour to the Naxalite controversy. Last week, we were all being called 'red' by the chief of the 'saffron' party,

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Textbook wars come to Goa... and how do our politicians respond?

2008-07-15 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Portugal not doing enough ... (Mario Cabral e Sa, in Gomantak Times)

2008-07-16 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] The Paid Pipers of Panjim (Book review by Augusto Pinto... in thehoot.org)

2008-07-17 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Yesterday's Goa -- communidades, landlords, Desais and inheritance

2008-07-19 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] My brother Staff Sergeant Tate: A tribute from Goa

2008-07-27 Thread Goanet Reader
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 2008 Toronto International Goan Convention Theme: Goan Identity And Networking Today. http://2008goanconvention.com/index.php Mario Miranda Festival, July 24-26, 2008 Old GMC Building

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: How to get a voter's ID and keep your sanity (Venita Coelho, in The Accidental Activist)

2008-07-28 Thread Goanet Reader
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 2008 Toronto International Goan Convention Theme: Goan Identity And Networking Today. http://2008goanconvention.com/index.php Mario Miranda Festival, July 24-26, 2008 Old GMC Building

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader -- Wanted: A Peoples' Policy on Mining

2008-08-07 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Exile, and the Goan writer... a tango made for each other? (Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, in Ekvott!)

2008-08-12 Thread Goanet Reader
EXILE, AND THE GOAN WRITER: A TANGO MADE FOR EACH OTHER? By Victor Rangel-Ribeiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] It is relevant to the theme of this essay that the very first novel by a Goan to see the light of day was written and published when the author was overseas and far from home. Francisco Luis Gomes

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader -- Diverse roots, varied challenges -- the Goan diaspora in the UK (Dr Eddie D'Sa, in Goa Aparanta...)

2008-08-25 Thread Goanet Reader
DIVERSE ROOTS, VARIED CHALLENGES: THE GOAN DIASPORA IN THE U.K. This essay is from the book 'Goa: Aparanta -- Land Beyond the End', edited by Victor Rangel Ribeiro [EMAIL PROTECTED], and reflects Dr Eddie D'Sa's analysis of Goans in Britain, and how their attitudes towards Goa have changed

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: From Siridao to Swindon

2008-08-27 Thread Goanet Reader
From Siridao to Swindon By Selma Carvalho [EMAIL PROTECTED] Driving through Swindon, I don't get the impression of a factory town. It is lush green with swathes of agricultural land, the streets lined with houses not given to prosperity but neither to the grime associated with industrial hubs. I

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Men who will stop the water... vignettes from Goa's mining heartland (Hartman de Souza)

2008-09-14 Thread Goanet Reader
Men who will stop the water: vignettes from Goa's mining heartland By Hartman de Souza [EMAIL PROTECTED] We skirt Paikdev's temple for Paikdev Zor, where this tribal snake deity bathes. The story goes that the village of Maina in Quepem Taluka once received all the water from the 'zor' or

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Costa Santan, the life and times of an able-bodied Goan tarvotti (Selma Carvalho)

2008-09-16 Thread Goanet Reader
Costa Santan, the life and times of an able-bodied Goan tarvotti By Selma Carvalho [EMAIL PROTECTED] I have a theory that if you separate the Goan from the sea, he'll wither away. All of our history ebbs and flows with that vast, undulating expanse of blue water. One does not look at the sea

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: My African safari... of teachers, tribes, tennis and those times (Jules Carneiro)

2008-09-18 Thread Goanet Reader
MY AFRICAN SAFARI: OF TEACHERS, TRIBES, TENNIS AND THOSE TIMES Jules Carneiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] My safari in Africa began in 1960 when I was recruited by the Ethiopian ministry of education to teach there. That year saw a military coup there which put paid to any ambitions I had of completing my

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Hate and anger won't bring votes ... (an open letter from St Joseph's College, Bangalore)

2008-09-21 Thread Goanet Reader
HATE AND ANGER WON'T BRING VOTES; PEOPLE ALWAYS SEE THROUGH DIVISIVE POLITICS An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Karnataka from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore Dear Sir, We write to you as members of the Staff of St. Joseph's College and as secular citizens of the state of Karnataka deeply

[Goanet-News] GOANET READER: The plan that awakened Goa: moving from protest to a vision

2008-09-23 Thread Goanet Reader
The plan that awakened Goa: moving from protest to a vision Malini Krishnankutty [EMAIL PROTECTED] +91-9850928578 On January 18, 2007, the Goa government denotified Regional Plan 2011 (for short, referred to as RP 2011). It thus gave in to public opposition to the

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Kitem? Bazarant vetam? Boslai? Paus poddta ...

2008-10-08 Thread Goanet Reader
KITEM? BAZARANT VETAM? KITLE POIS? PAUS PODDTA ... By Tony Pinto 20th August, the date in 1992 when Konkani was included in the Eighth Schedule of our Constitution, may not hold as much significance as 26th January, 15th August and 19th December for many people, but the date will be remembered

[Goanet-News] Activism, or cat's paw?

2008-10-22 Thread Goanet Reader
Activism, or cat's paw? DEVIL'S ADVOCATE / By Frederick Noronha Everyone in Goa seems to want to don the status of an activist these days. This term is no longer used as a bad word, as it was in the past. We've also come a long time from the days when a cocksure Pratapsing Rane dismissed the

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Oil Wells and Paddy Fields: The Lost Generation of Kuwait's Goans

2008-10-26 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] The village panchayats... and gram sabhas in Goa (useful background data)

2008-11-04 Thread Goanet Reader
THE VILLAGE PANCHAYAT I GRAM SABHA Compiled by: Kumar Kalanand Mani Soter D'Souza Antonnio Francisco Fernandes All information and suggestions are in accordance with the Goa Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 (GPR Act, 1994) and Goa Panchayats Meeting Rules (GP Rules) Circulars in force. This booklet

[Goanet-News] Today: Where I Come From (R. Benedito Ferrao)

2008-11-04 Thread Goanet Reader
Today: Where I Come From R. Benedito Ferrao [EMAIL PROTECTED] On a day following my first return to Los Angeles from London where I have lived the last few years, I was asked by a Caucasian man, whom it so happened was English, which bus he would need to take to get to Downtown LA. I advised

[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: An Open Letter to L K Advani (By George Menezes)

2008-11-05 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Trial by Facebook (FN)

2008-11-06 Thread Goanet Reader
DEVIL'S ADVOCATE / Trial by Facebook By Frederick Noronha All of a sudden, Goans older than 21 are discovering that there are newer aspects to cyberspace. And, there a moral panic over this. In a Margao higher secondary, a fight takes place between two girl students. Someone else captures what

[Goanet-News] The Culture Brokers: Undervaluing The Goan Cultural Fluidity (VM)

2008-11-11 Thread Goanet Reader
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[Goanet-News] Goanet Reader: Unwrapping Goan identity -- finding the right distraction to schizophrenia?

2008-11-14 Thread Goanet Reader
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