GoaChronicle.com brings to you the highlights of the speech of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on India’s 68th Independence Day at Red Fort, New Delhi…
While Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata and Kochi airports have been put on alert by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MH&FW); Goa has been kept out-off the Alert Airport List, even though Nigerian tourists among the list of probable carriers of the Ebola Virus and the state sees a considerable number of Nigerian tourists.
Following the complaint filed by one Devidas Basu Gaonkar at the Margao Police station, two more complaints have been filed against Tiatrist Tousif Sheikh of the ‘Akantvadi Goent Naka’ fame by Manohar Borkar at Curchorem Police Station and Dinesh Mayekar at the Vasco Police Station.
It is always inspiring to here you speak. You lead the people of India to believe that you are a leader who will change the country and take it towards progress.
However, will the progress be at grass-root level on issues, such as the rampant sexual violence on children, women and men; or cosmetic changes such as erecting tall statues in memory of our deceased leaders.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced the number of free transactions at automated teller machines (ATMs) of banks other than a customer’s own bank to three a month from the earlier five. Any additional usage will attract a maximum levy of Rs 20.
The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and states on a PIL seeking a ban on sale of cigarettes, bidis and cigars claiming that every year, India spent more on treating cancer caused by tobacco products than the revenue it earned from their sale.
Tiatrist Tousif Sheikh of the controversial drama ‘Akantvadi Goent Naka’ has now got a criminal complaint at the Margao Police Station against him for deliberate and malicious acts of intention to outrage religious feelings of Hindus by insulting their religion and religious beliefs under Section 153-A, 153-B, 295-A and 298 and others by Devidas Basu Goankar.
The Bombay High Court has ordered the state government to execute 28 mining leases where the stamp duty had been collected.
Sources in the mining sector have revealed that these 28 leases include mining leases of Sesa Sterlite, Fomento Resources and VM Salgaocar.
1- What do you think are the changes that have happened in Goa in the last four years and what do you see in the future of Goa in the next four years ?
Ans. In the last 1 year development infrastructures likes the Stadiums and the Lusofonia Games were held.
GoaChronicle.com narrates a shocking tale of a twenty-two year old girl from Assam who was sold for Rs 50000 to a prostitution ring in Mumbai by a friend. Her life’s journey brings her to Goa where her tales of exploitation continues; from sexually gratifying five-men at a South Goa resort to being shown to officers of a South Goa Police Station by her pimps to avoid being arrested as prostitute in the future, her slavery continues. The story highlights the dark underbellies of Goa…