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Bullet groupies race on

Bullet riders are a close knit community in Goa. Members of Café Bullet are fanatic in their love for road trips, says Abdulla Khan

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Powering ahead on Innova Crysta

Launched in May 2016 the new Innova Crysta looks set for a clear run on Goan roads. Its all-new design, features and brawny performance is got the thumbs up from car buyers, finds out Team B&C

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The future with GST

The countdown to GST roll out is started in right earnest with two states ratifying the GST Bill. Here Santosh R. Kenkre* analyses the impact of the future tax on Goa’s economy The serious countdown to introduction of GST (Goods and Services Tax) has begun. Hereafter half the states have to pass the constitutional amendment and later actual GST law …

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Riding the rapids in Sattari

River rafting could be the future of adventure tourism in Goa with Southern River Adventures, founded by John Pollard, facing success in its first season, reports Abdulla Khan Rafting is kicked off hinterland tourism in Sattari taluka and has placed it on the world map in adventure activities. It has given a new perspective to water sports events in Goa. …

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“Lot of locals are buying books and the main factor is the price”

Chain book store, Bargain Book Hut in May 2016, opened its first outlet in Porvorim. Here Eric Williams, business head, Goa, talks about future plans and range of issues. “Goa has plenty of book lovers who are boosting sales of books,” he says to Shoma Patnaik This is your first outlet in Goa, what is your assessment of the market? …

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Fortune in a tea cup

Had you invested Rs 10,000 in a cup of chai in 2004 you would have had with you Rs 93,300 today. No I am not exaggerating. I am only a little off the mark as far as the cup of tea is concerned- I meant bread, butter, milk, and all. The BSE FMCG index has given an absolute return of …

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Legislative changes in SEZ, FTA Acts in days ahead

The union ministry of commerce is taking initiatives to bring suitable legislative changes in the SEZ and Foreign Trade Act (FTA) to make them consistent with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The ministry will also modify schemes of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) to make them consistent with the tax regime. “We need to look at …

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Customize your cars with skirts

Tej Naik founder of Kitart in Verna, has an unique business idea in Goa’s automobile market, finds out Premila Krishnan He builds an instant rapport with the yuppies and teenagers with his trendy body kit designs besides fenders, front bumpers, hood scoops, rear bumpers and side skirts. Being fully equipped with water printing machine and hydro transfer machine he accedes …

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Stylish appeal of the Yamaha Fascino

Stylish and fuel efficient the Yamaha Fascino is a combination of looks with value for money, observes Premila Krishnan Gearless scooter Yamaha Fascino is not only exotic in its design but also in its seating and maneuverability. With 50 kms mileage and low maintenance it has become a customer’s delight. Customers are very happy with its design, seating and maneuverability. …

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Winning laurels in catering

Sharda Caterers recently won the best caterer of south Goa award. Sanjay Naik’s journey to getting at the top of Goa’s catering industry is interesting, says Premila Krishnan

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