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ANNIVERSARY: Aloysius Paul D'Souza, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese, inaugurating the fifth anniversary celebrations of daijiworld.com in Mangalore on Saturday.
ANNIVERSARY: Aloysius Paul D'Souza, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese, inaugurating the fifth anniversary celebrations of daijiworld.com in Mangalore on Saturday.

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`It is encouraging to know that Indians are among the top in the world in the field of IT'

MANGALORE: The information age driven by the Internet is one of best developments of modern science and it is encouraging to know that Indians are among the top in the world in the field of Information Technology said Bishop of Mangalore Rev. Aloysius Paul D'Souza here on Saturday.

Giving benedictions in the fifth anniversary celebrations function of the portal "daijiworld.com", Rev. D'Souza said to know that Mangalore's international portal is among the five best in the world is a matter of pride.

He urged the promoter of the portal Walter Nandalike to spare no effort to make it the world's best.

Releasing "Bindas" a compilation of articles written by Konkani author Stan Ageira of Mangalore President of the Karnataka State Konkani Sahitya Academy Eric Ozario said the book is the 58th book in Konkani being published in the last 8 months . The first Konkani music album in jazz-funk style, "Dini Dini" scored by Melwyn Rodrigues and performed by a host of national and international artists was released by Director of Ryan International Schools, Mumbai, Grace Pinto. Mr. Nandalike said that the portal is visited everyday by thousands of people from across the country and abroad. It was also one of the top portals in the world for the number of clicks a day.

The portal will improve its reach, Mr. Nandalike added.

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