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  • VKSSF to Konkani Kharvi students : Report

    VKSSF to Konkani Kharvi students : Report

    “It has become imperative for people to be ready for competing in the global market owing to the advancements taking place in the educational and occupational field. This can be achieved through education  and general knowledge,” said Shri R. V. Deshpande, Chairman Emeritus, Konkani Bhas Ani Sanksriti Prathistan.   He was addressing the gathering the […]

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  • World Konkani Centre distributes scholarships worth Rs 2 cr – Report

    World Konkani Centre distributes scholarships worth Rs 2 cr – Report

    Scholarships worth Rs 2 cr was distributed to 1,300 students hailing from Konkani communities on August 25 at T. V. Raman Pai Convention Centre. “Education empowers people. It makes you competent in any part of the World,’ said Shri T. V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Universal Learning. Advising students to pursue higher studies Shri Pai […]

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  • Konkanverter launch programme- Report

    Konkanverter launch programme- Report

    ‘Konkanverter‘, a pathbreaking initiative aimed at breaking the barriers of script in Konkani literature, was launched here on August 11 at the World Konkani Centre. An innovative online technology ‘Konkanverter,’ can transliterate Konkani words into four scripts namely Kannada, Devanagari, Romi and Malayalam. The website,, is currently launched in beta version. There are also […]

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  • North American Konkani Convention

    North American Konkani Convention

    On the Invitation from the Organisers of North American Konkani Convention Dr. P. Dayanand Pai, Chairman, Shri T.V.Mohandas Pai, Patron, Basti Vaman Shenoy, President,World Konkani Centre, Shri Pradeep G. Pai, Secretary, Vishwa Konkani Students Scholarship Fund and Shri Venkatesh N.Baliga, Secretary, World Konkani Centre attended the   8th North American Konkani Convention (NAKA) held at New […]

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    DATE: 7th June 2012 WORLD KONKANI CENTRE CALLS APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIP Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund set up by World Konkani Centre, Mangalore, Invites applications for Scholarships-2012 from deserving Konkani Speaking Candidates belonging to any caste and religion, seeking professional education in the stream of Engineering and MBBS. Eligibility Criteria will be as follows. 1. […]

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  • Patholi Rookhu- Konkani Theatre

    Patholi Rookhu- Konkani Theatre

    Say ‘Patholi’ , and eyes of  Konkani speakers will light up. But when stream of 19 young actors served ‘Patholi Rookhu” ( Patholi Tree ) to a jam-packed audience at Town Hall on Tuesday 12th of October, they lapped up this artistic, not culinary, offering with delight. This 75 minute Konkani drama is result of Vishwa Konkani childrens’   drama […]

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  • An appointment with a Soldier

    An appointment with a Soldier

    The English translation of the Konkani novel ‘Hawthan’ by Mahabaleshwar Sail was released at a ceremony held in World Konkani Centre here on Saturday August 27. The translated version ‘The Kiln’ by Vidya Pai was released by Taranga Kannada weekly managing editor Sandhya Pai. In her address, Sandhya Pai said that literature was a reflection […]

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  • Karnataka Government grants Rs 1.50 crores to WKC

    Karnataka Government grants Rs 1.50 crores to WKC

    World Konkani Centre received the much needed impetus after the Karnataka Government granted a sum of Rs 1.50 crores.   The Government released the funds for the following projects of the World Konkani Centre Setting up of a Digitization Laboratory Archives Repository for Konkani Setting up of the Language Laboratory Pilot Project under Integrated Documentation […]

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  • World Konkani Nataka Academy Inaugural – Report

    World Konkani Nataka Academy Inaugural – Report

    Dr. H. Shantaram, Administrative Officer, Academy of General Education, Manipal inaugurated the World Konkani Nataka Academy during a function held at Mizar Govinda Pai Hall, Canara High School, Urva, Mangalore on Febraury 11. N.Yogish Bhat, Deputy Speaker, Karnataka Legislative Assembly was the chief guest. Also present were Dr. K. Mohan Pai and Dr. C. N. […]

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  • National Seminar on Konkani Theatre – Report

    National Seminar on Konkani Theatre – Report

    “Konkani speaking theatre artists have made immense contributions to other languages. But is quite unfortunate that their contribution to Konkani has been negligible. We must salute the efforts made by the late Bolanthur Krishna Prabhu,” said Srinivas Rao (Kasaragod Chinna), President, Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy.   He was addressing the gathering during the national seminar […]

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