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GTDC’s special boat cruise for young cancer patients

Team B&C | NT Children undergoing treatment at Tata Cancer Research Memorial Hospital, Mumbai enjoyed a special cruise on Santa Monica on River Mandovi organized by GTDC. A total of 28 children from the Mumbai hospital arrived along with their parents in Margao on a three-day excursion. As part of their holiday, they visited temples, churches, forts, beaches and enjoyed ... Read More »

Twin accolades for Mukta Opticians

Team B&C | NT Goan eyewear retail chain, Mukta Opticians, bagged two national level awards. The eye care retailer bagged Zeiss You & Eye Award 2018 for the best CSR initiative and excellence in clinical support. Mukta Opticians was also the runner up in the best marketing initiative category. “The vision to provide best quality eye care service has been ... Read More »

Samara Power Solutions launches in Panaji

Team B&C | NT Goa is seen as a state with untapped potential in solar energy. Samara Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a solar products store opened at the Marao Kenny Complex, Caranzalem, recently. The outlet is the official distributor of Mumbai based, Waaree Energies Pvt. Ltd., and offers the complete range of Waaree products. Speaking on the store, Ian Misquitta, ... Read More »

Triathlon event Ironman to take place in Goa

Team B&C | NT Goa will soon be host to Ironman 70.3, a triathlon event organised by Yoska, a Bengaluru based, fit-tech company. The Ironman series is the largest participation sports platform in the world with more than 680,000 participants. The series involve swimming in open water, cycling and running all done sequentially. Founders of Yoska, Deepak Raj and Rudra ... Read More »

GST collections slide in October

The government’s goods and services tax collections dropped below Rs one lakh crore in October, suggesting that collections have still not risen to the desired level. GST collections in October were at Rs 97,637 crore, finance ministry said in a statement. This compares with Rs 1 lakh crore collected in September and Rs 94,442 crore in August. According to budget ... Read More »

Let your passion not fade with the lookout for money

Anmol Ahluwalia, recently took over as general manager of the Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa and the Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Candolim. In the interview with Serilda Coutinho, he talks on various issues ranging from the excitement of handling two properties, tourism outlook for the current season, dynamic pricing followed by the hotel industry, advice to youth ... Read More »

Workforce un-competitiveness on India’s economic horizon

By Tensing Rodrigues* Let me share with you excerpts from a report appearing in the Financial Times. The 2011 report, says that, India has the highest wage inflation of any Asian economy. Aon Hewitt, the global human resources company, estimates that Indian salaries will rise almost 13 per cent this year, from 11.7 per cent last year. By comparison, China ... Read More »

Royal Enfield launches 650cc twins

Team B&C/ NT Goa was the venue for the all-India launch of two Royal Enfield bikes recently, the 650 cc Continental GT and Interceptor. The twin models launched at the company’s annual event, Rider Mania, Vagator, and are available for on-road price (Goa) of Rs 2.8 lakh and Rs 2.6 lakh respectively, for the base model. For those who are ... Read More »

Audi to lead Volkswagen Group’s electric game

As a part of India 2.0 turnaround, Volkswagen Group will be focusing on increasing market share, improving service, introducing new products and localising their presence in the country. All of these will be taken care by Volkswagen and Skoda. However, when it comes to electrification plans, the proceedings will be spearheaded by Audi. The EVs are not feasible in the smaller, ... Read More »

Pakistan terror groups use women to ‘honey trap’ youth

PTI SRINAGAR Honey trapping is one of the new methods used by Pakistan-based terror groups to woo youth towards militancy and use them as human carriers for delivering arms from one place to another or acting as guides to infiltrating terrorists, officials said. An intelligence-based operation had led to the arrest of Syed Shazia, a woman in her early 30s ... Read More »