Joel Pratap D’Souza, the First Survivor to Jump From the Plane
Joel Pratap D’Souza, the First Survivor to Jump From the Plane

Among the survivors, Joel Pratap D’Douza was the first one to jump from the Air India Express that crashed on Saturday, 22 May 2010 at around 6.30 am at the Bajpe airport. Joel Pratap D’ Souza, 24, had a seat near the part of the aircraft that broke

Three Members of the Same Family of Shankerpura Perish in Air Tragedy
Three Members of the Same Family of Shankerpura Perish in Air Tragedy

Two young children and their mother from Shankerpura who had gone to Dubsi to spend a month’s summer vacation with their father tragically became the victims of one of the worst air crashes in recent history of Indian aviation on Saturday, 22 May 2010 early morning, when Air India Express 

Lalaji R. Mendon Visits the Homes of the Air crash Victims to Console Their Familes
Lalaji R. Mendon Visits the Homes of the Air crash Victims to Console Their Familes

Lalaji R. Mendon, the MLA from the Kaup Constituency paid a visit to the homes of the victims of the Air India Express crash-Pravin Shettigar, Ignatius D’Souza and Cavin Sequeira in the afternoon of Saturday, 22 May 2010 and consoled the members of the bereaved families.

Ignatius D’Souza of Manibettu Dies in Air India Express Crash
Ignatius D’Souza of Manibettu Dies in Air India Express Crash

Ignatius D’Souza of Manibettu became the third unfortunate victim of the Air India Express Tragedy from the neighbouring regions of Moodubelle, Cavin Sequeira of Marne and Pravin Shettigar of Mattar being the other two victims.

Pravin  Shettigar of Mattar:Another Victim of Air India Express Tragedy
Pravin Shettigar of Mattar:Another Victim of Air India Express Tragedy

Pravin Shettigar, who was working in an office at Dubai was specially coming to attend the inauguration and housewarming of the new house of his sister Jayashree on Saturday and Sunday, 22 and 23 May and the marriage ceremony of his brother Bhaskar on Wednesday 26 may 2010.

Young Cavin Sequeria from Marne Killed in Air India Express Crash
Young Cavin Sequeria from Marne Killed in Air India Express Crash

In the horrendous  crash of the Dubai-Mangalore Air India Express in the early morning of 22nd May 2010, the 16 year old young student from Marne, Cavin Sequeira, son of Charles and Benedicta Sequeira of St John the Baptist II Ward was tragically killed.

Eliza and Denis D’Souza-The Couple that Celebrated Sixty Years of Togetherness
Eliza and Denis D’Souza-The Couple that Celebrated Sixty Years of Togetherness

It is indeed a great joy for a couple to celebrate the landmarks in their married life following the grand wedding celebration. Thus, anniversaries such as tenth anniversary, silver jubilee, golden jubilee and even diamond jubilee and beyond are the occasions to be celebrated with children and family members.

Cyclone Laila Weakens, but  Still Leaves Behind Death and Destruction
Cyclone Laila Weakens, but Still Leaves Behind Death and Destruction

It seems that worst is over as the dreaded Cyclone Laila  weakened ahead of landfall about 30 km from Bapatla in Guntur district on Thursday, 20 May 2010 afternoon. In spite of this the cyclone left 16 people dead

The Grand Mosque of Muscat: An Architectural Marvel of Modern Oman
The Grand Mosque of Muscat: An Architectural Marvel of Modern Oman

During my recent visit to Muscat, I had an opportunity to view one of the most elegant and exquisite monuments of the Sultanate of Oman, the Grand Mosque of Muscat also known as the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which is located by the  main road between Muscat and Seeb.

Political Battle on the Issue of Afzal Guru’s Mercy Petition
Political Battle on the Issue of Afzal Guru’s Mercy Petition

The political battle on the curious case of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s mercy petition file continues. The Sheila Dikshit government sent back the file on Afzal Guru’s mercy plea to Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG)  Tejinder Khanna on Wednesday, 19th May 2010

Journey with St. Lawrence to the Wards of Moodubelle Parish – XI (St. Paul I Ward)
Journey with St. Lawrence to the Wards of Moodubelle Parish – XI (St. Paul I Ward)

The patron saint of this Ward, St. Paul popularly known as the ‘Apostle of the Gentiles’ was originally named Saul and was born at Tarsus. He belonged to the Jewish community and as a young man persecuted Christians. It is said that he even took part in the stoning of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

Cyclone Laila  Causes Concern In  Eastern Coast of India
Cyclone Laila Causes Concern In Eastern Coast of India

Several places in Andhra Pradesh began experiencing heavy rainfall  and strong winds in the wake of the severe cyclonic storm, named as Laila, that lay in the Bay of Bengal, about 180 km off the Chennai coast. 

Konkani Kullvar, Kuwait – Organizing Workshop on Literature
Konkani Kullvar, Kuwait – Organizing Workshop on Literature

Konkani Kullvar. Kuwait, a Forum of Konkani Writers who resides in Kuwait, will be organizing One Day Workshop on Friday, 28th May, 2010. The theme of the Workshop will be `The Konkani Literature – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’.

Memorable Tour of Jericho, Masada and the dead Sea
Memorable Tour of Jericho, Masada and the dead Sea

We, the Mangaloreans working  in Israel are fortunate that we got to see all the Holy Places which we used to hear and read in the Bible. Last Sabbath (weekend in Israel) on 15th May 2010, on a very hot day we planned to visit Jericho, Masada and the Dead Sea.

Naxalites Strike Again-Massacre Civilians in Dantewada
Naxalites Strike Again-Massacre Civilians in Dantewada

In yet another daring attack, Moists (Naxalites)have blown up a civilian bus in Dantewada district around 4:30 on Monday, 17th May 2010  killing about forty persons including several security personnel and Special Police Officers (SPOs).

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