Monday , 20 May 2019

B & C

Beyond the western horizon

While most of the shipyards in the state are faring badly, Western India Shipyard is weathering the storm by embracing rapid changes to take an upward swing and is taking on major giants in countries like Singapore and Dubai by entering their markets in repair and service deep water oil rigs, writes MICHAEL FISHER Read More »

Consumer gets compensation for faulty television set

By Jatin Ramaiya Bakeeta Albuquerque, resident of Benaulim, Salcete, had approached the South Goa District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum in a consumer complaint against M/s Cosme Matias Menezes Pvt Ltd and Sony India Pvt Ltd. Read More »

Top 3 reasons why term plans are a must have

By Deepak Yohannan Term life insurance is one of the most accessible and economical kinds of life insurance available. As a result, a lot of people opt for these plans. Read More »

ACGL’s ‘crorepati’ canteen

ACGL has spent a princely sum of Rs 1.2 crore for the upgradation and construction of an up-to-date, sanitized canteen for the benefit of its employees, reports SHOMA PATNAIK Read More »

Go grab a bag!

With the online retail war hotting up, smaller stores like Grab Bags in Ponda still believe in offering a highly personalised service to shoppers Read More »

‘Govt unable to provide stable electric power to consumers’

Seeing the voltage stabilizer market in Goa growing exponentially, Chennai-based Rajeshwer Naidu decided to shift his manufacturing unit Suraj Star from Chennai to Goa’s Kakoda Industrial Estate for which a plot has been acquired and the shifting process has started What business are you in? Read More »

Banking on middle-men

Banks are going all out to simplify the lending process and are keen to come to your doorstep to meet your finance needs, yet agents are very much a part of the financial services industry, says Mapusa resident Biren Shamsunder Naik who has an office in the city. He says that he is a loan counsellor who advises on housing ... Read More »

Chaotic parking killing business in Ponda

Haphazard parking is taking a toll on businesses in Ponda and the number of people from far-off areas visiting shops and business establishments in the city is thinning, writes SANJAY BORKAR Ponda Municipal Council’s plan to have a parking project has been hanging fire for quite some time and businessmen want the administration to identify some parking zones and the area ... Read More »

Kakoda Industrial Estate Coping with indifference

By Michael Fisher | B&C Between a web of wires hanging overhead around a transformer power station and unmaintained sheds, Kakoda Industrial Estate looks like a ghost town after 6 p.m as very few streetlights are on. The industrial estate association secretary Arman Bankley pulls over his sedan to allow a scooter to pass as both try to avoid the ... Read More »

Your passion makes you powerful: Janet Attwood

B&C Reporter School kids to college students to corporates and senior responsible citizens, but the majority were start-up entrepreneurs that filled the NIO hall Sunday to attend Janet Bray Attwood workshop. Attendance were the Who’s Who of Goa industry: Atul Nike former GSIA president, former Verna Industrial Association President Blaise Costibir, general manger and senior executives. Known as `the Passion ... Read More »