Saturday , 16 February 2019

B & C

In RTO Office, Things Are the Same


Once upon a time a visit to the RTO office was a proposition to be dreaded as at any given time there used to be long queues. Even a casual enquiry to check what documents were required for a learning licence was a waste of two-three hours.

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Clean Bowl(ed)!

Eating has been second nature to Goans, with variety of delectable recipes linked to Saraswat dishes, Portuguese cuisine, and so on, ready to satisfy the palate of the foodies. During the past few years large number of restaurants and eateries catering to varied kinds of foods has opened around Goa, with few of them achieving good response from the clientele. The PanAsian Bowl is one such popular restaurant, writes Ramnath N Pai Raikar

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How do stock options work?

by Marshall Brain and Dave Roos

Job ads in the classifieds mention stock options more and more frequently. Companies are offering this benefit not just to top-paid executives but also to rank-and-file employees. What are stock options? Why are companies offering them? Are employees guaranteed a profit just because they have stock options? The answers to these questions will give you a much better idea about this increasingly popular movement.

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Fast food gaddas pretty fast in Mapusa

Mapusa, the commercial city of North Goa, is not just famous for the weekly Friday bazaar but it is also the centre of a lot of fast food gaddas which draws big crowds. With life turning hectic, more and more people partake in fast foods especially in the evenings. Some of the prominent fast food shops are based in front of the Alankar theatre.

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Diesel car sales may hit speed-breaker

Michael Fisher | B&C

IN order to balance the difference between demand for petrol and diesel vehicles, the government is contemplating a special tax on diesel cars. Prospective diesel car customers are getting panicky as if the government proposal goes through then one will have to shell out around Rs 2.55 lakh more than the present price.

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