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‘Goa has met healthcare parameters, strives towards excellence’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Goa organised the maiden edition of Healthcare Conclave on Friday. The first of its kind conclave conducted for local units in healthcare industry revolved around the theme of ‘Exploring Healthcare opportunities in Goa’. The event was inaugurated by Dr Harish Nadkarni, chief operating officer of NABH, Joy Chakraborty, chairman, healthcare core group ... Read More »

Policy for cooperative sector need of hour: Madkaikar

NT NETWORK MAPUSA It is high time that the state government seriously thinks about the various institution in the cooperative sector which are going through bad phase, and come up with cooperative policy to revive the cooperative sector, informed Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, on Friday at Mapusa. Minister was speaking as a chief guest at a function at Bardez Bazaar, ... Read More »

Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

IANS   VISAKHAPATNAM Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India’s economic transformation. He underlined the need for a shift in agriculture from the one based merely on subsistence to the one that runs ... Read More »

Honda launches ‘Grazia’

PANAJI: Counto Honda, dealers for Honda 2-wheeler in Mapusa delivered the all new “HONDA GRAZIA”. In order to meet the ever growing needs of youth, Honda has added another scooter to premium scooters line up – “Grazia” the advanced offering from Honda. This will set a new benchmark in the 125cc scooter segment with its modern stylish-edgy design and advanced ... Read More »

Govt lifts curbs on export of pulses to protect farmers

PTI   NEW DELHI The government Thursday removed export curbs on all varieties of pulses to ensure farmers get remunerative prices as domestic rates have crashed below MSP in view of record production. India produced a record 22.95 million tonnes of pulses in the 2016-17 crop year (July-June) and the government is targeting to repeat this performance this year. “The ... Read More »

Uber opens new engineering facility in Hyderabad

IANS   HYDERABAD The world’s leading taxi aggregator Uber has opened a new engineering facility in Hyderabad, its second in India. The company has hired over 40 engineers to build what it calls world-class business intelligence platforms and real time streaming for Uber globally. Spread over 18,000 square feet, the facility has come up in Kondapur in HiTec City, the ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Godrej Locking Solutions unveils #HowSafeAreYou MUMBAI: Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems launched its novel campaign #HowSafeAreYou to raise awareness on home safety by releasing a series of three videos that ‘unlocks the mind of a robber’. Urging homebuyers to be proactive in their approach to safety, the company also announced November 15, to be observed as ‘Home Safety Day’ in India. The campaign ... Read More »

Industry led by GCCI in favour of rivers as national waterways

NT NETWORK   PANAJI While the proposal to declare Goa’s rivers as national waterways looks likely for opposition from certain sections, local industry led by the GCCI is strongly in support of it. On Wednesday, members of the logistic committee of the GCCI said that, they are in favor of plans to designate Goa’s rivers as national waterways as it ... Read More »

Centre asks states to ensure GST cuts passed on to consumers

PTI   NEW DELHI With lower GST rates coming into force from Wednesday, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan directed state enforcement officers to ensure that benefits are passed on to consumers. As many as 178 items of daily use have been shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 ... Read More »

GES to showcase 100 innovative start-ups, products

IANS HYDERABAD The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), scheduled to be held here from November 28 to November 30, will showcase over 100 innovative start-ups, products, services and processes that are transforming the Indian and global landscape. These will be exhibited through a multi-touch interactive wall, sensor-enabled touch screens, rotoscope mural technology and physical displays, said the organisers. Among the innovations ... Read More »

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