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E-bike tours adds to Goa’s tourism

Eco friendly B:live electric bike tours in Goa that recently completed a year of operations, is a runaway success, discovers Dhanashri Karbotkar With air pollution from vehicles on roads increasing in Goa, it is good to hear of the success of B:live e-bike tours. The venture recently completed the first year of operations and is a success going by the …

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App a day keeps the doctor away

Startup Qubiseed Technologies, Ponda, launched its first product recently. Cyanodoc Healthcare is an app that aims at providing quality medical services, finds out Shoma Patnaik With technology making its presence felt in the medical industry staying healthy now is just an app away.  The number of healthcare apps available in the market is increasing by the day.    In Goa too …

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5G subscription to become available in 2022

The next generation mobile services on 5G technology is expected to become available to consumers in India in 2022, Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson said in a report. The company in an annual mobility report projected that 5G connections will account for 11 per cent of total subscription in India by 2025. “As the transformation toward more advanced technologies continues …

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GST collection crosses `1 lakh crore in November

After missing the Rs 1-lakh crore target for three consecutive months since August this year, GST collection in November finally crossed the mark. The collection for the month stood at Rs 1,03,492 crore (8.5 per cent rise from October 2019) out of which CGST’s share was Rs 19,592 crore while SGST contributed Rs 27,144 crore, according to data released by …

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JNU fee hikes: Need to revisit subsidies

By DM Deshpande JNU, though a premier institute is often in the news for wrong reasons. Recently, it hiked some of the user charges and without losing any time students came out on streets in mass protests.   Very few people know that these revised fees would come in force from the next academic year only. Shouldn’t that have given ample …

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Aiming to revive St Inez creek

Team B&C | NT In a bid to revive St Inex creek, Panaji’s oldest water body the GCCI in association with the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Goa chapter, organized a half-day seminar on the rejuvenation of the creek. The seminar aimed at getting stakeholders opinion on improving the creek and making it a living entity. The St. Inez creek …

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Session on film making for cinema enthusiasts

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Indian Woman Network, Goa, organised a interactive session on movie making amidst IFFI 2019 week.  Session Reel Life: Behind the Scenes, was attended by cine enthusiasts who were educated on the nitty-gritty  of film direction, production, acting, scriptwriting, lights, sound, camera, etc. Local cinema fraternity Nalini Elvino De Souza, film maker, Dr. Meenacshi Martins, actress, …

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Contractors attend training programme

A group of 20 contractors from India, Nepal, Saudi Arabia and Dubai recently attended an advance training programme in concrete technology, at the TPH Bausysteme GmbH, Norderstedt, Hamburg, Germany recently. The training programme was organised by Assess Build Chem Pvt Ltd, which is the exclusive partner of TPH Bausysteme GmbH, for India. TPH Bausysteme GmbH, Germany is the leading company …

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TriMart Supermarket opens in Gogol

Margao based, Tridentia Developers ventured into the retail industry with the launch of TriMart Supermarket, Gogol. Spread across 7,500 square feet of space, the supermarket offers all household requirements as well as products such as food and beverages, canned and packaged goods, kitchenware, household cleaners and various seasonal items. It also retails fresh fruit and vegetables, both local and imported. …

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Amazon readies to grab share of bus ticketing business

Ecommerce giant Amazon is ventured in the travel industry by partnering with bus ticket booking platform, redBus. With the partnership, Amazon customers will now be able to book bus tickets on its site and get access to redBus exclusive features such as bus service ratings and live tracking of buses. To book bus tickets, customers have to go to Bus …

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