Sunday , 24 March 2019



Programme on six sigma, seven QC tools PANAJI: The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) is organising a one-day program on “six sigma & seven QC tools” on November 14, from 9.30am to 5.30 pm. The workshop will cover SIPOC approach, DMAIC principle, industrial statistics, process capability study, 7 quality control tools and interactive session. It is intended for production and quality department ... Read More »

Tax base widens but buoyancy still missing

By D M Deshpande A narrow tax base has always been a bane of Indian fiscal system. As a result, time and again, governments have resorted to rely more on indirect taxes, no matter even if they are highly regressive. That is why the reported surge in the numbers of individuals who have declared an income of Rs 1 crore ... Read More »

Godrej Locking Solutions aims Rs 720 cr business

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Madkai based, Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems, a Godrej Group company, is eyeing revenues in the region of Rs 720-750 crore for 2018-19, the current financial year. Longer term the company is aiming for Rs 1,000 crore revenue by 2022 by betting on premium locking solutions and focusing on new categories like architectural hardware and kitchen ... Read More »


Taxpayer outreach programme today at GCCI PANAJI: Amrapali Das, principle commissioner of income tax , Basavaraj Hiremath, joint commissioner and A M Pathan, income tax officer  will be   conducting  a taxpayer outreach programme  on  October 31,  at  4 pm  at GCCI convention hall. The outreach programme will be an interactive session aimed at educating the   taxpayers  by creating  awareness and encouraging and assisting them towards voluntary compliance. NT TVS Motor introduces Special Edition TVS Sport for festive season MUMBAI: ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz launches 4 new models

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Mercedes-Benz Counto Motors had the grand launch of 2018 wherein 4 new models were launched in Goa recently in the state of the art showroom at Ribander. The new C-Class Face- lift combine’s unmatched luxury with a progressive design dynamics, unsurpassable luxury appointments, state-of-art multimedia system and uncompromising safety features. The new CLA Urban Sport comes ... Read More »

Plastic-free initiative held at Taleigao

NT NETWORK   PANAJI ‘Go Green’ initiative –  a corporate social responsibility of Group Priority was held on Monday at the hands of Taleigao MLA Jennifer A Monserrate along with the panchayat members of Taleigao at Sao Paulo market, Taleigao. Group Priority aims at promoting non-use of plastic in the village of Taleigao. Their mission is to have cloth bags distributed completely ... Read More »

HC directs ousted Goa State Co-op Union chief to appear before RCS

NT NETWORK   PANAJI High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the petitioner Ramchandra Mule who has been ousted as chairman of the Goa State Co-operative Union to appear before the Registrar of Co-operative Societies (RCS) on November 2, at 10.30 am. The court has said that the registrar thereupon if the petitioner makes a request to that effect ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices cut for 12th straight day

PTI   NEW DELHI The downward slide in petrol and diesel prices continued on Monday after rates were cut by 30-20 paise a litre on softening international oil prices. Petrol price was cut by 30 paise a litre and now costs Rs 79.75 a litre in Delhi, according to a price notification issued by state-owned oil firms. Diesel rates were ... Read More »

India, Japan sign US$ 75 bn currency swap agreement

PTI NEW DELHI India and Japan Monday concluded a USD 75 billion bilateral currency swap agreement, a move that will help in bringing greater stability in foreign exchange and capital markets in the country. The agreement will further strengthen and widen the depth and diversity of economic cooperation between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting Japan, ... Read More »

India’s first engine-less train unveiled

IANS   CHENNAI The Rs 100-crore indigenously developed high-tech, energy-efficient, self-propelled or engineless train was flagged off by Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani here on Monday. Soon after Lohani waved the green flag, the white-coloured train with a dash of blue moved few yards in the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) amid the beating of drums in celebration. Officials said India’s ... Read More »