Balli man dies in road mishap


Vishwanath Phal Dessai, 53, resident of Adnem, Balli, died after a tipper truck hit against the scooter he was riding at Pissonem, Padi. Police sources informed that the tipper truck which was trailed by the scoter, suddenly took a right turn that caused the scooter to come under the wheels of the truck. Dessai died on the spot.
Tiatr artiste Patrick Fernandes no more: Versatile tiatr artist Patrick Fernandes from Verna passed away in UK on March 19, after a brief illness. A good singer and actor, Patrick served the Roseferns Dramatic Troupe for about severn years and used to always sing the opening song for tiatrs directed by Roseferns. He has also performed for tiatr directors Prince Jacob, Ligorio Fernandes, Patrick Dourado, etc. On behalf of the tiatr fraternity and tiatr lovers, the Tiatr Academy of Goa has expressed deep grief. [TOI]