Friday , 22 February 2019
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Of paint brushes, easels and art

Situated on the first floor of the Clube Vasco building opposite the Panaji municipal garden, Art Shoppe is one of those places that you’d never spot if not pointed out by a person. Or when noticed, would probably dismiss as one of those touristy shops that sell pretty pictures, frames and ceramic trivia to outsiders.

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Canacona connection

By Roque Dias | B&C
Ms Leelavati Gaonkar, in her typical rural attire, sits along the roadside on a small blackish stone, places her locally grown fruits on a small piece of plastic spread in front of her, and tries to solicit customers at the open space in front of the Kurade building.

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Taking on!

The watch industry is alive and ticking in India. From an everyday, utilitarian role of keeping time, watches nowadays occupy an important place as a fashion accessory of an individual.

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Mining at crossroads

For perhaps the first time since the Portuguese left Goa, the mining industry finds itself at crossroads. A complete halt in production has not only affected the industry but is also expected to impact the rural economy. A blanket of suspense and uncertainty hangs over an industry once considered the back-bone of the economy. Where does it go from here?

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Bosch: Bringing Germany to Goa

By Sudesh Bhosle | B & C

Bosch Packaging Technology India is one of the one of the leading suppliers of processing and packaging technology, both at home and abroad, and deals in packaging of machines to foodstuffs, confectionery and pharmaceutical industries in Indian and international markets.

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Flying high on the wings of perseverance

Mr Iqbal Mohidin’s foray into business did not start with a bang. And it was a long wait for Mubeen Air Travels, launched by him in the 80s, to break ground in the aviation sector. His time to bask in the Vasco sun however, came when the Centre opened the skies to private players. Mr Iqbal hasn’t looked back since then

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Strong as concrete

By Sudesh Bhosle | B & C

Concrete is synonymous with construction activity. In recent times, newer techniques have been adopted for casting concrete slabs in construction of residential and commercial buildings. The longevity of the structure is as good as the quality of concrete used.

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