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Barge owners waiting for a Bailout

The ban on mining activities in Goa had dealt a severe blow to the barge industry. With no revenue, the interest on loans taken by barge owners has piled up, forcing many to sell their ships. With the apex court lifting the ban, the industry now waits in anticipation for mining 
to begin and pins its hopes on the state government to bail them out, writes MICHAEL FISHER
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A ‘mushrooming’ business

Mushrooms in Goa’s markets are available in abundance and all throughout the year. It is a relief to discover that they are mostly from within the state. Unlike fruits, vegetables and practically everything else where 80 per cent is sourced from outside, mushrooms consumed by residents arrive locally.
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A ‘mushrooming’ business

Mushrooms in Goa’s markets are available in abundance and all throughout the year. It is a relief to discover that they are mostly from within the state. Unlike fruits, vegetables and practically everything else where 80 per cent is sourced from outside, mushrooms consumed by residents arrive locally.
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Keeping the noise down

By Team B&C
In every lane of Goa’s capital city, there is a tale waiting to unfold, something that merges the past and present. Many family businesses, both small and big, that first began during the Portuguese rule are still in existence today,
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Wash it yourself!

By team B&C
Do-it-yourself (DIY) machines are common abroad where the absence of labour makes people do their own carpentry and odd jobs around the house. In India as well as in Goa, they have also made an appearance with the cost of services soaring through the roof.
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