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“Goa is a natural hub for nautical tourism’

Notwithstanding the inherent advantages, the potential of nautical or marine tourism in the state is largely untapped. Here Hemant Arondekar, convenor, task force on nautical tourism, CII- Goa, speaks on range of issues. He discloses to Shoma Patnaik, that, things are still in the first gear for the sector Please like & share: Read More »

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana defy ban on stubble burning

Chandigarh: Scores of paddy growers in Punjab and Haryana continue to defy the ban on stubble burning, claiming they are “compelled” to do so in the absence of any financial support from the government for farm waste management. Please like & share: Read More »

Munger’s law on creating value out of investments

By Tensing Rodrigues*   Warren Buffet is a legend. But at the annual shareholders’ meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, the company of which he is the chairman, it makes more sense to listen to the vice-chairman, Charlie Munger. He gives you enough to chew on for a long time. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Devout Muslim’ Suhaib Ilyasi reads Gita, Upanishads in jail

New Delhi: He made sure he didn’t miss out on his daily namaz while in jail but also faithfully read the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads for solace and strength, says former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi who was acquitted on charges of murdering his wife this month.  Please like & share: Read More »

Ashok Chakra for Odisha Police’s SOG officer

New Delhi: An Assistant Commandant of the Odisha Police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) has been conferred with the Ashok Chakra posthumously for sacrificing his life while fighting the Naxals, home ministry officials said Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

In a first, Indian-origin blind man to get guide horse in UK

London: An Indian-origin man based in north-west England, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses his vision completely. Please like & share: Read More »

Rs 300 cr found in rickshaw driver’s account in Karachi

Karachi: An auto rickshaw driver got the scare of his life when he received a call from Pakistan’s top investigation agency which sought an explanation from him about a whopping Rs 300 crore worth of transactions made to his account. Please like & share: Read More »

High fuel prices dent September passenger vehicle sales 

Unfavourable base effect along with high fuel and interest costs dented the sales of domestic passenger vehicles in September 2018, according to latest data on the automobile industry. Please like & share: Read More »