Tuesday , 24 April 2018
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‘We have already set the ball rolling and the momentum is firmly with us’

In recent years, Vasco based Goa Shipyard Ltd. is in news for transforming itself from loss making unit to India’s most efficient PSU shipyard. The shipyard has been entrusted with several  crucial shipbuilding projects. Here RAdm Shekhar Mital, chairman and managing director, who changed GSL’s course talks on a range of issues. In a freewheeling interview with Shoma Patnaik, he ... Read More »

The summer boost to soft drink sales

With the onset of summer means, sales of soft drinks and bottled water have soared, discovers Bhiva P Parab With the summer season at its peak in Goa sales of soft drinks and bottled mineral water have started increasing. The state recorded temperature of two-four degrees Celsius above normal in the last few days and since around beginning of March ... Read More »

Learning investing from the masters

By Tensing Rodrigues* Every successful investor is of his own making. So is every investor who goofs up. Therefore it pays to learn a few lessons from those who have learnt it the hard way. Today let us look at one such investor:  Anthony Bolton, who was the head of Fidelity Special Situations Fund (UK) for 28 years. He delivered ... Read More »

Emergency team of 108 ambulance feted

Team B&C/ NT The GVK EMRI 108 emergency ambulance service felicitated its emergency medical technicians (EMT) on the occasion of EMT Day. In recognition of their valued services the 108 ambulance service organises EMT day on April 2 every year. Speaking on the occasion, the state head of the service, Purti Paatkar congratulated the EMT employees and said that they ... Read More »

Make in India knee for joint replacement surgeries

Team B&C/ NT Genuin Knee System, developed by orthopaedic surgeons across India launched in Goa recently. The launch was by Dr Ameya Velingker, a surgeon specializing in joint replacement operations and the knee system is manufactured by Biorad Medisys, Speaking at the launch Jitendra Hegde, managing director, Biorad Medisys, said that, the design of the artificial knee was finalized approximately ... Read More »

Mid-day meal caterers get trained on food safety

Team B&C/ NT In a bid to provide wholesome meals to school students, a food safety supervisors training under the Food Safety Training and Certification (FoStaC) scheme, of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was conducted on April 17. The training supported by the CII, was by the Goa FDA in collaboration with Vivanta by Taj, Panaji. The programme ... Read More »

Audi RS 5 launched at Rs 1.1 crore

German luxury car brand, Audi, launched the second generation RS 5 Coupé recently. With the all new RS 5 Coupé, Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the new RS design philosophy in India. The Coupé’s all-new 2.9 TFSI bi-turbo engine produces 331 kW (450 hp) and delivers 600 Nm of torque. The standard quattro drive distributes the power ... Read More »

Mangoes gets pricey this season

Mangoes make many mouths water, however the king of fruits is presently priced high with a single, good quality big Mancurad priced at around Rs 100, while Alphonso or Hapus is priced at Rs 50 a piece. Please like & share: Read More »

Kai poolside restaurant opens in Arpora

Kai an exotic poolside restaurant cum bar recently launched in the village of Arpora. The restaurant co-founders organized a grand sundowner Hawaiian launch party to open its doors to the public. Please like & share: Read More »

The fantasy shot for sport lovers

Online fantasy sports are the latest to catch on with youngsters. It is a virtual game where participants play with virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. Most premier leagues and big sporting events offer a fantasy platform reflecting their growing popularity in the market. Please like & share: Read More »