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Goan Voice Newsletter: Friday 15 Sep. 2017




Obituary

Death: Terezinha Miranda

13 Sep: London. TEREZINHA BRAGANCA e MIRANDA. Ex Margao, Goa. Born 1 Feb 1944. Beloved wife of Jose Vaz do Rosario Miranda. Loving mother/mother-in-law of Miguel/Selma & Carlos. Doting grandmother of Isabelle. Daughter of late Eulalia / late Manuel Braganca, Daughter-in- law of late Maria / late Dr. Miguel de Miranda. Sister/sister-in-law of late Mario/late Liberia, late Vasco / Nirga, & Ivo/Pamela, Sister-in-law of late Zito, Fr.Antonio (London), Sr. Maria (FMM), Francisco (Chico)/Marioneta, Roque/Doris, Jose Maria/Milena, Fatima/Caetano, Angelo/Sarita. Passed away under tragic circumstances in London. Mass for the repose of her soul at Holy Spirit Church Margao on Saturday 16th September at 4.30 pm.  For further details click here
14 Sep: BBC. Pedestrian dies after Oxford Street cyclist crash … A 73-year-old woman has died after being struck by a cyclist on London's Oxford Street. The pedestrian suffered a head injury in the crash, which happened at about 16:30 BST on Tuesday…  For further details click here
Video + Photo + Text: 14 Sep: Evening Standard (London). Cyclist arrested after fatal collision on Oxford Street… click here.


FUNERAL: Friday 22nd September 2017 George de Souza

7 Sep: Sutton, Surrey, UK. GEORGE DE SOUZA. With great sadness, we announce that our dearest father/in-law/grandfather passed away peacefully on Thursday 7th September 2017 aged 95 years. George was from (Attafondem) Moira and was married to the beloved late Luiza (nee Louzado) from Aldona. His siblings were Joseph (Moira), Willie (Aden) Julie (Moira) and Bernadette (UK), all of whom pre-deceased him. George arrived in the UK in 1965 ex Nairobi, Kenya. He lived in Portugal for 25 years and is survived by his son Ayres/Ginette and granddaughters Anna and Mariella/Andrew. A much loved daughter Anita died in 1987. FUNERAL MASS 1pm-2pm, Friday 22nd September at Sacred Heart and Mary Immaculate RC Church 2 Flower Lane Mill Hill London NW7 2JB. BURIAL 230pm-300pm Hendon Cemetery & Crematorium Holders Hill Road London NW7 1NB. CELEBRATION of George's life from 3.30pm Hartley Hall 1 Flower Lane Mill Hill London NW7 2JA. Voluntary donations to The British Heart Foundation. Condolences and RSVPs for catering purposes to sayhellotothedesouzafamily@gmail.com


News Summary

How Political Patronage Has Kept the Sanatan Sanstha Afloat in Goa

14 Sep: The Wire. With the needle of forensic findings now pointing to a clear link between the killers of journalist Gauri Lankesh, Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi and communist leader Govind Pansare of Kolhapur, the spotlight is once again on the shadowy Goa-based Sanatan Sanstha. Almost two decades after the hardline Hindutva organisation parked itself in Goa very little is known of what goes on inside their ‘ashram’ in Ramnathi, Ponda, or who actually calls the shots there, as its reclusive founder, Jayant Balaji Athavale, a Mumbai based hypnotherapist who turned 75 this year, stopped making public appearances at the ashram since 2004… 1073 words.  click here
14 Sep: Catholic News Service (Philadelphia). Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas asks prime minister to stop hatred against Christians...  click here

Goan girl wins Pastry Queen India 2017

14 Sep: Indian Express. Goa girl Eureka Araujo, 27, has won the second Pastry Queen India contest that was held there with the participation of five women chefs from across the country. The winner studied hotel management at the Institute of Hotel Management, Goa and went on to pursue her management training with the Taj group hotels for two years after the course… Araujo will now receive training at Academy of Pastry Arts to further hone her skills and to represent India at the Ladies World Pastry Championship in Rimini, Italy in January 2018…  click here
14 Sep: Navhind Times. Eureka! She baked it…  click here
13 Sep: The Goan. Alisha Faleiro who hails from Goa won the prestigious Callebaut Patissier of the year 2017. She will now go on to represent India at the Asian pastry cup 2018, to be held in Singapore, and if selected, then at the World Pastry the Lyon, France in 2019 … click here.

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya set to return to court in UK

14 Sep: Eastern Eye (UK). Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya is set to return to court in London on 15 Sept. for a hearing in his ongoing extradition case over economic offences in India. The 61-year-old businessman is out on bail on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on behalf of the Indian authorities in April. He had been exempt from appearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court for case management hearings by chief magistrate Emma Louise Arbuthnot before his trial begins on December 4. However, his legal team had indicated to the court that Mr Mallya, wanted in India over a default on loans worth around Rs. 9,000 crores (£1 billion) to his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, likes to be present at the hearings…  click here

Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida calls for etiquette among cabbies

14 Sep: Times of India. The Airport Advisory Committee (AAC) which met on Wednesday discussed issues pertaining to taxi operators, land for parking of vehicles and others. Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida has asked the airport authorities to educate tourist taxi drivers on etiquette… He said this was very important in the backdrop of recent cases and complaints that passengers have reported involving unruly behaviour and fights among drivers over passengers… Airport Director BCH Negi, officials from transport, tourism departments as well as others were also present.  click here

Goa aims to be among top 25 start-up hubs in Asia by 2025

14 Sep: Indian Express. The Goa government unveiled a start-up policy that aims to make the coastal state feature among the top 25 destinations for early stage companies in Asia by 2025. The `Goa start-up policy’ was approved at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (photo). “The idea behind having a start-up policy is to create employment in Goa and stop brain drain from the state,” said Information Technology Minister Rohan Khaunte. He was talking to reporters in the presence of Parrikar after the Cabinet meeting. The policy document, circulated to the media after the meeting, envisages to make Goa one of the most preferred start-up hubs of India, and make it feature in the top 25 start-up destinations in Asia by 2025…  click here
14 Sep: Herald. Goa starts up process to catch IT bus… 561 words  click here

Travel articles in brief

14 Sep: MarieFrance Asia (Singapore). Beautiful Goa: The 11 Best things to do in this ‘hippie’ haven … 1. Frolic on the beaches in North Goa… 2: A tryst with history at Fort Aguada… 3. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa… 4. Tour the Se Cathedral in Old Goa… 5. Temple Hop: The Mahadeva Temple… 6. Dolphin Watch on a Boat Cruise… 7. Dip in the Dudhsagar Falls… 8. A Taste of Authentic Goan Cuisine… 9. Visit the Night Markets at Arpora… 10. Stay in a Beach Cottage in Morjim … 11. Ride a Hot Air Balloon …  click here
14 Sep: The Weekly Review (Australia). Strike a pose: professional yoga training at an ashram in Goa. By Jane Hone.  click here
14 Sep: Huffington Post. Romantic monsoon destinations in India… Goa. By Sandy N Vyjay. click here.

Forthcoming Events

Sat. 16 Sep: FENNY FEVER's 10th Year Celebration - Dinner & Dance, Woodside High School, White Hart Lane, N22 5QJ. Time: 6:30pm till 11:30pm. A Night Suitable for Family & Friends. Dinner served at 7pm by D'Souza's Kitchen, Desert, Free Giveaways, Live Band TREBLE MAKERS & Top Goan DJs Backspin & Flacid, Choreographed Dance Demo by Vincent De Lima. Licensed Bar - Affordable Prices. Fenny Shots & Cocktails. **Don't miss the nearby after party details shared on the night**. Raffle Donations welcome, we are supporting 'Sienna's Footsteps' to help a little girl walk unaided. Dress code: Black/Gold/White. Tickets from £8/£10/£12 Senior Citizens /Under 16s £8. Book ticket online: http://bit.ly/10yearDinnerDance For info call Steph D'Sa Goes: 07889 833 796 | Email: admin@fennyfever.co.uk |Twitter/Insta @fennyfever / FB Page- Fenny Fever. For the Flyer click here

Sun: 17 Sep. G.O.A. Badminton Tournament - Egham Leisure Centre, Vicarage Road, Surrey TW20 8NL. Men's Singles, Men's Doubles, Ladies Singles, Ladies Doubles, Mixed Doubles. Entry fee £10.00 Per person. Closing date for Entries 13/9/2017. Players are requested to be prompt for 10.30am, warm up and draw. Prompt start at 11.00 am sharp. For further details, please contact Viju DeSouza on Tel.no. 01784 430547 / Mb 07873 277028, Conny Mascarenhas on Tel no. 01784 259110 / Mb 07899 893553 and Vince Fernandes 020-8764-8780 or 07853132336. For the flyer, click here.

Sun. 17 Sep. Sunday Hop - Afternoon Lunch Time Get-together. Meet old friends, and make new friends. Masti Club, 572-582 High Road, Wembley, HA0 2AA from 12.00 midday to 5.30pm. Pay for Unlimited 3 course Indian/Goan Buffet Only - Limited Seats £11.00 per Adult Person Children 3 - 9 years old £9.00; Children Under 3 years Free. Menu on Website. Licensed Bar. Live Band in Attendance "High Level". Added Attraction Special Dance Performance by Jason & Sylvia plus Guest Artistes. Compere: Jose Fernandes. Grab your partners for the big "Jive Contest" see if you can win one of our trophies, Couples 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. To avoid disappointment please book in advance for catering purpose. For any further information please contact Mr Gregory DeMello Tel no. 07886230433 or 07988380677 or on WhatsApp. For the menu & more details visit www.westlondonclub.com For the flyer, click here.

Sun. 24th Sept. 2017, St Jacinto Feast at Cranford Community College Hall High Street, Hounslow, TW5 9PD, Middlesex, Celebration of Mass at 1.00 pm Sharp, followed by an afternoon of celebration and dancing to the Live sound By "SHADES" And One of Our Very Own Youngster "DJ RYAN TELLIS" Snacks and Lunch will be served. Tickets Adult £12.00 Children 6 to 11 years £5.00, Children under 5 years Old Free. To avoid disappointment please book before 15th September 2017, After the 15th September 2017 Adult tickets at £15.00 for details and tickets please contact Agnelo: 07958504545, Maria:02089315185, Clare: 02085782288/Marisa: 07568185022, Francis Vaz 07980987529 (Leicester). For flyer with further details, click here

Sat. 30 Sep: Croydon. The Pilar Fathers (UK) in association with the Goan Chaplaincy in London & Swindon will present yet another Konkani drama titled ‘Nimanno Konn Hanstolo?’ (Who will have the last laugh) written and directed by Rev. Fr Lucas Rodrigues. The latest drama is a narrative, based on his incisive and insightful observations on the lives of the Goan community, and promises to offer a wholesome package of entertainment - rich in literary content, with a gentle mix of hilarity and heartache. The drama will be staged on Saturday, 30th of September @ 2 pm at Norbury Manor Business Centre, CR7 8BT; For the flyer with full details and contacts to buy tickets, click here.

Sun. 1 Oct: Swindon. The Pilar Fathers (UK) in association with the Goan Chaplaincy in London & Swindon will present yet another Konkani drama titled ‘Nimanno Konn Hanstolo?’ (Who will have the last laugh) written and directed by Rev. Fr Lucas Rodrigues. The latest drama is a narrative, based on his incisive and insightful observations on the lives of the Goan community, and promises to offer a wholesome package of entertainment - rich in literary content, with a gentle mix of hilarity and heartache. The drama will be staged on on Sunday 1st of October @ 12.30 and 6 pm in Swindon (Wyvern Theatre); For the flyer with full details and contacts to buy tickets, click here.

Fri. 6 Oct. Wembley. The Pilar Fathers (UK) in association with the Goan Chaplaincy in London & Swindon will present yet another Konkani drama titled ‘Nimanno Konn Hanstolo?’ (Who will have the last laugh) written and directed by Rev. Fr Lucas Rodrigues. The latest drama is a narrative, based on his incisive and insightful observations on the lives of the Goan community, and promises to offer a wholesome package of entertainment - rich in literary content, with a gentle mix of hilarity and heartache. The drama will be staged on Friday 6th October @ 7 pm in Copland, Wembley HA9 7DU with an additional show in Paris on the 24th of September. For the flyer with full details and contacts to buy tickets, click here.

Sat 7 Oct. Southall. The Pilar Fathers (UK) in association with the Goan Chaplaincy in London & Swindon will present yet another Konkani drama titled ‘Nimanno Konn Hanstolo?’ (Who will have the last laugh) written and directed by Rev. Fr Lucas Rodrigues. The latest drama is a narrative, based on his incisive and insightful observations on the lives of the Goan community, and promises to offer a wholesome package of entertainment - rich in literary content, with a gentle mix of hilarity and heartache. The drama will be staged on on Saturday, 7th @ 12.30 and 6 pm, at Southall UB1 3BT; with an additional show in Paris on the 24th of September. For the flyer with full details and contacts to buy tickets, click here.

Sun: 8 Oct. Uganda Reunion. The Ex-Ugandans will be celebrating their 45th Anniversary, annual get together. Join them at the New Hall, Archbishop Lanfranc's Academy, Mitcham Road, Croydon CR9 3AS. From 11:30am to 7:00pm. Make it a day to remember, dance to the music by MAZ 'N' CO and a Disco by NIGHT-LIFE. A special Guest Appearance by Julian Desmier, formally of Black Velvet. Dress code is Formal / Smart, No Jeans, No Trainers. No food and drink allowed onto the premises except baby foods and food required for medical reasons. Tickets are available from John Carrasco, telephone 0208 764 2430 on a first come first serve basis. Members £15:00, Guests £17:00 Children 3yrs to 13yrs £6:00. Early bird Members tickets @ £15:00 thereafter £17:00. Your Ticket Price includes A Complimentary Drink, A Meal, Sweet, Snack + Cake Tea & Coffee. Try your luck with our Mega-Raffle at £5:00 for 30 chances to win Fabulous Prizes. Catering by Bernie's Kitchen, Drinks by Mervin's Bar. For the flyer, click here.

UK: Sat. 21 Oct: Colva Union UK is organising their 44th Anniversary Ball celebrating The Feast of Infant Jesus& Launch of Future Leaders on Saturday 21 October 2017 with Holy Mass at 4pm ,Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church TW5 0RL followed by a social next door. Music will be provided super Goan band Rainbow’s End and the buffet will be done by Cordon Bleu Chef Nicholas. Dress to Impress: Formal. Tickets are prized at just £17.00 for Adults, £8.00 for children under 12 years. For tickets Tickets: £17.00 Adults and Children £8.00 below 12 Years. Contact: Gabriel: 0208 2307139, Nicholas 07838184216, Brian 07833494173, Deborah: 0208 384 3809/07896007011, Pedro: 07854865116, Karissa:07891322338. For the flyer, click here.

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