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Exclusive debit cards for high spending millennials

HDFC Bank Ltd., and MasterCard today launched Millennia cards catering exclusively to the lifestyles and aspirations of millennials. The cards come loaded with benefits and rewards specifically for the digital-first generation. Millennials account for 34 per cent of India’s population. According to both partners, millennials have a different approach to life. They are shaped by technology and not in a …

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Three-day food and hospitality expo from August 28

The state’s well-developed tourism and hospitality industry is drawing players from across the country. Aahar Ways Expo, a three day food, catering and hospitality  event is all set to begin from August 28- 30 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium. The expo is supported by various Goan and non-Goan hospitality industry associations and gives an opportunity to exhibitors to display …

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GSIA workshop on grievance handling and time management

The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) organized a one-day program, Grievance Handling, Conflict Management & Time Management on August 22 . The programme included interactive sessions on sources of grievances and consequences, the procedure for addressing grievances and conflicts at the workplace. Participants were advised on effective time management at workplace with the aid of case studies and discussions. The session was …

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The future of realty will be in urban areas, says report

Demand for real estate in future will be primarily in urban areas with affordable housing, office space and commercial space driving the boom, according to a report titled India 2030- Exploring the Future, by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) in association with global property consultant CBRE. The report says that, increasing shift to the cities …

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Money the biggest challenge for smart city mission

Funding and execution will be a huge challenge for companies under the centre’s ambitious smart city project. It would have been better if the focus would have been on a far smaller number of cities and developing them as model for others going forward, according to a study. The government has recently identified 98 cities for the project. According to …

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Automobile industry reacts positively to growth-driving measures

Stakeholders of the automobile industry are reacting positively to the slew of measures announced by Nirmala Sitharaman, finance minister, to stimulate auto sales. Apex industry body, the Society of  Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) which has been calling for a growth revival measures since long, has welcomed the steps  announced by the government. Commenting on the measures, Rajan Wadhera, president, SIAM, said: “We are …

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NDA house divided on electric mobility plan

Even as the Budget presented last month, provided an impetus to electric vehicles (EVs), there seems to be differing voices within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led government on the ambitious transition to electric mobility. The latest case in point being transport minister Nitin Gadkari who is of the view that the government will not set a specific deadline for …

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Ganesh idol making in final stage

With hardly a week left for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, which is a widely celebrated in Goa, local clay idol artists are busy giving final touches to their idols to complete the work in time for the festival starting on September 2 . The clay idol makers get quite a good business during this time of the year. They work …

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Logging on to the digital highway

Former Procter & Gamble vice president for IT and global business services, Tony Saldanha, visited Goa last week to talk about his book, Why Digital Transformations Fail? The book gives the answers to successful digital transformation and the surprising disciplines of achieving it. A Goan from Saligao and now settled in the US, Saldanha is a globally acknowledged thought leader …

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Goa’s auto dealers try to improve demand

New car launches livened up the Goan car market ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival next week, reports Team B&C Goan auto industry is pinning hopes on new launches to revive demand for the approaching Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The all-new Grand 110 Nios launched at both the two Hyundai dealerships in the state- Goa Hyundai, Verna and Alcon Hyundai, Porvorim, early …

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