Straightspeak – Planning on deceit

 An Auroville fairy tale….. AVES recently wanted to put a cable through a spot close to my house. They had to use a path near my house because of the intransigence of nearby residents. I agreed, subject to a “credible guarantee” that a road would not follow. Silly of me. In my absence, work onContinue reading “Straightspeak – Planning on deceit”

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AUROVILLE WOMEN’S SECURITY TEAM – a proposal

                                       Auroville women’s Security Team – a proposal     comprising of women from Auroville and women from The surrounding villages.    Security for the area cannot only be for Auroville, for it to actually work.    We had in the past around the early 90’s, volunteers patrolling Auroville. didn’t work    We had hiredContinue reading “AUROVILLE WOMEN’S SECURITY TEAM – a proposal”

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Auroville the people have spoken!

Auroville the people have spoken! Date of image capture of the poll April / 14 / 2013  If there is a huge spike in favor for, after this posting – one can assume where it comes from. it reminds us of.. who is Auroville’s representative to UNESCO?? Click on this link  Nuff said. 🙂 Image captureContinue reading “Auroville the people have spoken!”

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Rolling Editor Project

Rolling Editor Project enabled for http://www.Aurovillenews.wordpress.com    That’s right! As of April 15th 2013 This site will enable the rolling Editor project. A new Editor a month, every Month. yes every month!! This means that for example R is the editor and after he or she has completed one month. He/she will appoint another editor.Continue reading “Rolling Editor Project”

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AVC Report on Acceptance Community conflict

From AVC Report on Acceptance Community conflict It was end 2012 that the Council started to receive repeated complaints from both sides: from Auroshree and Jayavel about Matej placing waste bins in a place used by J. for parking his car. Matej doesn’t want Jayavel’s car to be parked close to his house as heContinue reading “AVC Report on Acceptance Community conflict”

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Cyclone Thane Auroville 2012 aftermath

The aftermath of Cyclone Thane is still being dealt with. Some parts of Auroville has finally gotten 5% of its electric power back. The rest of Auroville still has no Electricity.There are many teams of people who are clearing up high tension electric lines and Low tension electric lines.Other teams are clearing public spaces andContinue reading “Cyclone Thane Auroville 2012 aftermath”

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Auroville Marathon 2012

AUROVILLE MARATHON 2012 The registrations for Auroville Marathon 2012 is open How to Register? 

On-line
 1. Visit http://www.marathon.auroville.com 2. Click on Registrations —> Registration Form 3. After going through the general instructions and Terms of conditions, you would need click on the button “Click here to register” under the head “Payment by Cash / ChequesContinue reading “Auroville Marathon 2012”

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Announcing the winner of the Eco Service logo competition 2011

Thank you all very much for your excellent submissions. We had a very difficult time deciding on one winner, but finally agreed on Jyoti Isha’s design.We feel this logo perfectly represents what Eco Service strives for. So from now whenever you see this logo you will know it’s Eco Service. Thank you all again forContinue reading “Announcing the winner of the Eco Service logo competition 2011”

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a long-term Aurovilian returns after 36 years to his country of birth

Paul Vincent (aka) PVC  had a goodbye dinner at TANTO Pizzeria. Aurovillenews salutes him for his work & wishes him a safe trip back to France. we will miss him 🙂 Take care Paul and be well 🙂

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