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Mahindra Thar: perfect for weekend getaway

With genuine off-road ability and after its recent upgrade, the Mahindra Thar is standing ground in the SUV segment, finds Team B&C A rough-n-tough vehicle and an off-roader SUV the Mahindra Thar is on Goan roads since 2010 when it was launched. A soft-canopy jeep it is an all purpose vehicle that caters to the sporty segment of the automobile …

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Goa miners face double whammy

As Goa readies itself for a new mining chapter it faces twin challenge of lackluster demand and oversupply, Vedanta honcho R. Kishore Kumar explains what’s the next step is

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Fraudster on the prowl

Casting a damper over Goa’s business friendly environment, a fraudster in the guise of a business consultant swindles financially weak start-ups offering them fake promises to assist in their businesses from procuring a loan to production to marketing to the end users.

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The Entrepreneurship Process: An introduction

*By Bhasker Assoldekar Almost two years ago an aspiring businessman from Margao phoned me. He wanted to discuss his new venture of suppling freshly made rotis to Goan households. Apparently he had done a detailed home work. He was so convinced of the success of it that by the time he talked to me he had already paid advance towards …

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Beware of Insurance Fraudsters

There have been many instances of IRDA officials phoning people and informing them that IRDA is offering bonus on a certain policy.  Do not fall for that, says Tensing Rodrigues

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Investor’s Guide

Limited upside potential Progress of monsoon and first quarter results will impact investor sentiments this week. Investors will also react to the Parliament proceedings which have been in a deadlock. August 13 is the last day of the monsoon session of the parliament. Progress on important bills like the Land Acquisition Bill and GST is important from the market point of view. …

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Scrip Tip

Canara Bank: Fresh slippages plugged Canara Bank reported decline in profits due to higher mark-to-market (MTM) provision on available for sale (AFS) portfolio along with subdued growth in operating income. The bank provided Rs1.3 billion for MTM loss on investment portfolio and write back of Rs 4.2 billion in first quarter 2015-16.

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Used cars offers equal status

During the tourism season used premium cars attracts NRIs, restaurateurs, hoteliers and corporate come in by the droves, Michael Fisher finds out.

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