Saturday , 16 February 2019


Striking at business model of multiplexes

Dr D M Deshpande By deciding to allow cine goers to take out side foods in to multiplexes in Maharashtra, the Government has stirred a hornet’s nest.  While it has come as good news for the customers, the industry feels that it has been shortchanged. The matter of exorbitant prices charges for food and beverages served in multiplexes has been debated in ... Read More »


GMA to hold HR Connect PANAJI: The Goa Management Association (GMA) is organizing HR Connect, an event for human resource fraternity in the state. The event will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 5.30 pm, Hotel Crown,  will have S Y Siddiqui, chief mentor Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, and Udayan Dutt, head human resources, Reckitt Benckiser, deliver talks on HR issues ... Read More »

EU, Japan sign major trade deal in ‘message against protectionism’

AFP Tokyo Japan and the EU signed a sweeping free trade deal today saying they were sending a “clear message” against protectionism, as Washington puts up barriers and threatens a trade war. The deal signed in Tokyo is the largest ever negotiated by the EU and creates a massive free trade zone, eliminating tariffs for everything from Japanese cars to ... Read More »


MICE celebrates silver jubilee PANAJI: Manipal Institute of Computer Education (MICE), Goa has completed 25 successful years since its inception on July 17, 1993 with two branches in Panaji and Margao. MICE Goa has grown over the years despite of the stiff competitions in the segment of computer knowledge and TRAIning, which was possible because of its dedication, ease, efficiency ... Read More »

Farmers agitation leads to milk crisis

IANS   MUMBAI Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state. Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were blocked in different parts of the state, raising the spectre of milk ... Read More »

Nation has accepted GST, says minister

IANS   NEW DELHI Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Monday said the nation had accepted the Goods and Services Tax (GST) just one year after its implementation despite the initial reluctance due to its perceived complexity. He said even those who were earlier critical of the new tax regime now accept it to be a “good ... Read More »

People should have rights over their data: TRAI

PTI NEW DELHI In significant recommendations concerning privacy, TRAI said Monday that firms collecting user data don’t have a right over it, and emphasised that consumers’ consent is a must for obtaining it who should also be given the ‘Right to be Forgotten’. Terming the existing data protection framework as inadequate, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a ... Read More »

Govt close to achieving target of 8,000 jobs by year-end: CM

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government is close to achieving its target of 8,000 jobs by the year end, informed the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Monday. “Over 2,000 jobs have been created in the IT sector and 1,000 jobs through the CMRY scheme. In addition 800 jobs have been provided by the government itself, said Parrikar, adding that, industrial ... Read More »

India can become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Buoyed by recent World Bank figures, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said India is likely to become the fifth largest economy next year, surpassing Great Britain, if the country continues its projected growth trajectory. Please like & share: Read More »