SARAH STOREY WINS GBs FIRST GOLD AT PARALYMPICS

SARAH STOREY WINS GBs FIRST GOLD AT PARALYMPICS

30 August 2012 London Olympic Park

Sarah Storey romped to Britain’s first gold of the Paralympics, winning the C5 pursuit final in the velodrome. The 34-year-old caught Polish opponent Anna Harkowska midway through the 3000m distance.

LONDON BIDS FAREWELL TO THE 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

LONDON BIDS FAREWELL TO THE 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

London bade farewell to the Olympic Games on Sunday 12th August 2012 with a high-octane romp through British pop music, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action at the end of which the United States topped the sporting world with 46 gold medals and Great Britain third with 29 gold medals.

JESSICA ENNIS WINS HEPTHATLON GOLD

JESSICA ENNIS WINS HEPTHATLON GOLD

Jessica Ennis, who has been the face of the London 2012 Olympics Games, finished like a champion by winning the 800 metres for a combined total of 6,955 points for the seven disciplines that make up the hepthatlon event.

 

FIRST MEDAL FOR GREAT BRITAIN AT LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS

FIRST MEDAL FOR GREAT BRITAIN AT LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS

Great Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead recieves her silver medal on day two of the Olympic Games in London.

Team GB cyclist Lizzie Armitstead has battled through torrential rain to a spectacular second place on The Mall as Great Britain picked up its first medal of the Games.

The 23-year-old from Otley near Leeds banished the disappointment of the men’s road race as crowds billowing "Lizzie, Lizzie" swept her to silver.

 

Kannada Web Portal newskarnataka.com Launched

Kannada Web Portal newskarnataka.com Launched

Media which focuses more on positive news in this age when there is a heavy influx of negative news, is fast vanishing. At such a crucial stage, it is a matter of great pleasure to see newskarnataka web portal which is a unique experiment in its own way," said Francisco Sardinha, chairman, Committee on Estimates, Lok Sabha and former chief minister of Goa.

ROHAN MONTEIRO WINS ARYABHATA AWARD

ROHAN MONTEIRO WINS ARYABHATA AWARD

Aryabhata Awards Conferred on Rohan Monteiro and five others.

Bangalore, Apr 29: Five eminent Mangaloreans were honoured with the prestigious Aryabhata
Award
at a glittering ceremony held in Bangalore on Saturday April 28.

Rohan Monteiro of Property Infra Tech, Eric Correa of Souharda Foundation, Praveen Shetty of Fortune Group, Dubai, Siraj Ahmed of Inland Builders, and Kannada cultural enthusiast Kamalaksha Amin from Bahrain were the awardees.

Ron Rodrigues, President of SKA LONDON and John Mascurenus, Editor of SKA LONDON website had the pleasure of meeting Rohan Monteiro recently while on his visit to Londoon.

 

Immigration Rules - Changes to students and work related categories

Immigration Rules - Changes to students and work related categories

Changes to Immigration Rules
The latest changes to the Immigration Rules have now been laid before Parliament and will come into force on the 6th April unless declared otherwise. If you have concerns about your immigration status in UK, Maria Fernandes will be pleased to hear from you. Maria Fernandes has been in practice exclusively in immigration for the past 25 years. Fernandes Vaz is based at 87 Wembley Hill Road Wembley in Wembley and can be contacted by telephone on 02087330123, by email on info@fernandesvaz.com.

Human rights activist organize mega protest rally

Human rights activist organize mega protest rally

Mangalore, Feb 10, 2012: The Federation of the Human Rights Organization, DK and Udupi, organized a mega rally, which commenced at Ambedkar Circle and ended at the DC’s office on Feb 10 Friday. Jason D’Costa, a victim of the Suratkal attack, inaugurated the rally.

SKA CHRISTMAS DINNER & DANCE 2011

SKA CHRISTMAS DINNER & DANCE 2011


SKA Christmas dinner & dance took place on Saturday 3rd December 2011. As announced widely on the website and individual communications to members there was an ‘Early Bird’ draw of admission tickets at 7.30 pm precisely. The coveted prize of £50.00 cash was won by a guest of Dr Allan Fernandes. There was a large turnout of members and guests. Music supplied by Owen Peres was accompanied by singer Shirley kept everyone on their toes.

SKA CHRISTMAS DINNER DANCE

SKA CHRISTMAS DINNER DANCE

Dear Members & Well Wishers

Your new Managing Committee proudly announces the Christmas Dinner & Dance to be held on Saturday 3rd December 2011, from 7 pm until Midnight. The venue will be Our Lady of the Visitation Parish Club,  358 Greenford Road, Greenford UB6 8RF.  Lucky ticket winner draw will take place at 7.30 pm GMT sharp.  The Prize is a fantastic £50.00 in cash on the spot. Please arrive in time to be included in the draw. Absolutely no grace on draw time.

BLESSED SACRAMENT PROCESSION

BLESSED SACRAMENT PROCESSION

Catholics in London and around mark first anniversary of Pope’s visit and also beatification of John Henry Newman.

BLESSED SACRAMENT PROCESSION

BLESSED SACRAMENT PROCESSION

Blessed Sacrament Procession - 1st October 2011.

To celebrate the anniversary of the Papal Visit and the beatification of Blessed John Henry Newman, there will be a Blessed Sacrament procession from Westminster Cathedral to St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on Saturday 1st October.

NATIVITY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON

NATIVITY CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated at the Lobo’s of Kingsbury, London on Sunday 11th September 2011 amongst a gathering of over 300 devotees, friends, relations well wishers and a large number of SKA members.The celebrations started with an introductory message by Cheryl Lobo who thanked everyone for being part of the celebrations year after year for the last 15 years Cheryl also announced the arrival of her son baby Barnaby.....

London Riots: Communities Need Unity Not More Violence

London Riots: Communities Need Unity Not More Violence

Since Mark Duggan was shot dead by the police last week, violent clashes between groups of young people and the police have marked the British domestic news.

SKA LONDON WEBSITE LAUNCHED (www.skalondon.com)

SKA LONDON WEBSITE LAUNCHED (www.skalondon.com)

With a lot of fanfare and a gathering of SKA’s office bearers, managing committee, members and their guests the website was launched on a 40 inch monitor screen connected to the internet. A huge thanks to Brolin Rodrigues for lending his expertise. This memorable event took place at the All Saints Parish Centre on 10th July 2011