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Carving a niche for himself

Be it custom-made clocks, cribs or altars, Sanjay Fernandes’ intricate wood carving designs are a big hit, writes MICHAEL FISHER   Ask Sanjay Fernandes why he’s so passionate about making wood carvings, and the gregarious Goan finds himself at a rare loss for words.  “I don’t know,” he says, finally. “I’ve asked myself: why did I start doing this? Why? …

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Germ-free hands

By Team B&C US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have made fist bumps famous. Reportedly, the first couple greets people with a knuckle rub and instead of the good old handshake. Greeting someone with knuckles, they’ve said in interviews, is more hygienic than shaking hands. And studies have showed that handshakes transfer the maximum germs followed by …

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Bejewelled in paper kraft

Kamakshi Shenoy pursued her childhood hobby of making jewellery items out of paper and today successfully retails her products in the state, writes  Michael Fisher

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‘At BNI, we are doing business when our competitors are sleeping’

Networking and contacts are catch words in all professions. In business it is the most critical factor for success. Mega deals, mergers, acquisitions and even smaller trade contracts, all click because of the personal connect, which is why networking associations are coming up smartly.

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Consumer must not suffer for counsel’s mistake, says commission

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Serafiao Bernabe Vaz, proprietor of Gaylin Chinese Restaurant, Margao, had approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Panaji against the order dated July 2, 2014, vide which the members of South Goa District Consumer Forum dismissed the consumer complaint filed against one Suraj Kumar Pode and M/s Celsius Refrigeration Pvt Ltd for non prosecution.

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Hoping for a turnaround

Faced with changed market conditions and consequent slowdown in performance, Southern Gas needs a radical revamp in strategy to get back to good health, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK

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A growing fleet

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | B&C After first tasting success as a transporter for IOCL, Ravi Naidu later ventured into shipping and has now diversified into real estate as well.

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INVESTOR’S GUIDE

Volatile session ahead Though the stock prices are gradually moving up absence of momentum and decisiveness at the higher level is causing uneasiness to the participants especially traders. We expect this uncertainty to end in the coming week.

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Delhi Metro gets its first ad-wrapped train

NEW DELHI: In a first, the Delhi Metro inducted into its fleet a train with advertisements wrapped on its exterior, a move aimed at augmenting its non-operational revenues.

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