Saturday , 21 January 2017

B & C

Vehicular pollution can cause marks on the face

Ever since the odd-even rule came into existence in India (New Delhi), a lot of talks are taking place on the growing ill-effects of vehicular pollution. The Supreme Court of India went on to ban all diesel cars above 2000 cc in Delhi creating a stir among the car manufacturers. And now, a report published by Journal of Investigative Dermatology ... Read More »

Yamaha USP is in design and quality

One of the oldest two-wheeler brands in the automobile industry, Yamaha has its own gang of loyal enthusiasts. In 2017 the brand is upping visibility with new launches planned in the premium segment as well in the lower segment of two-wheelers. Here Ashok Sapra, proprietor, Pratik Motors, Mapusa, speaks on Yamaha’s presence in Goa and on future prospects. He says ... Read More »

New in-car technology unpopular with drivers

Amost every new car coming out of the production line hosts a vast number of new-age technological features. While the manufacturers tend to charge exuberantly for these features, a recent study by JD Power says that more than 20 per cent of the car owners have never used 16 of 33 technology features in these cars, leaving them dissatisfied with ... Read More »

SEBI advisory board bats for greater corporate governance

The International Advisory Board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) advocated greater corporate governance in companies to protect the interests of all stakeholders. “The advisory board deliberated over the recent developments on corporate governance in India at its seventh meeting held on Friday and Saturday,” said the market regulator in a statement. Please like & share: Read More »

A Wrong Move

By Tensing Rodrigues* This is what an acquaintance wrote to me some days back. “I invested in a life insurance policy seven years back. I paid premiums regularly. Please like & share: Read More »

Petroleum demand slows down in April-Dec

India’s petroleum consumption growth in the first nine months of 2016-17 has slowed to 5.4 per cent as compared to 9.6 per cent in fiscal 2015-16, said a report. Please like & share: Read More »

No relief in rising prices for the average Goan

Prices have taken a back seat in the election promises of political parties. But the price situation in Goa is far from stable for the average consumer, discovers Shoma Patnaik Please like & share: Read More »

Tapping into Khadi for business

Entrepreneur Manju Rajoria has expanded the concept of khadi to introduce a host of new products in Lok Utsav 2017, discovers, Jamaluddin Sheikh

  Lok Utsav 2017 is a great business opportunity to vendors. Every festival vendors from other states make a beeline to Goa to try their luck. Several strike it rich because Lok Utsav is a highly popular festival with residents eager to purchase. Please like & share: Read More »

Cotton consumption to touch 313 lakh bales in 2017:  CCI

Total cotton consumption in India is likely to increase to 313 lakh bales in the current crop season as compared to 312 lakh bales during the previous year, according to the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI). Please like & share: Read More »

SpiceJet in fleet expansion spree

Low cost airline, SpiceJet is plotting for the long haul with order for 100 new Boeing planes. Budget airline SpiceJet is expanding fleet with plans to acquire 100 new MAX 737 aircraft from Boeing, with an option for 50 more. The airlines expansion plans come on the heels of India being declared as the world’s fastest growing aviation market. Please ... Read More »

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