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Pernem’s bustling Thursdays

By Bhiva P Parab | B&C
Come Thursdays, the sleepy road in front of the Pernem municipality building suddenly transforms into a bustling place, full of vendors and people alike. That’s the scene of the popular Pernem bazaar on a typical Thursday.

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Pernem’s bustling Thursdays

By Bhiva P Parab | B&C
Come Thursdays, the sleepy road in front of the Pernem municipality building suddenly transforms into a bustling place, full of vendors and people alike. That’s the scene of the popular Pernem bazaar on a typical Thursday.

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Under lock and key

Whether one is at home or out, anxiety levels always run high. Gone are the days when there was a luxury of keeping the doors open without the fear of getting robbed. With houses being targets of frequent thefts, investing in a secure lock has become the norm.

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Cruising around on a rented bike

If there is one tourism-related business that seems to be really doing well despite the ups and downs in arrivals, then it is bike rentals. Across Goa, rent-a-bike businesses are really pervasive in presence with local boys taking to it with gusto.

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Food processing Wrapped in red tape

Goa’s food processing industry is chronically limping and is yet to take off in a big way. Apart from a few companies and home-based entrepreneurs, there seems to be no interest in this untapped industry. And those who are genuinely interested drop out. MICHAEL FISHER discovers that the major challenge facing this sector is government red tape.

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Uniquely enterprising

Chicalim-based Unique Equipments is spot on as a reputed manufacturer of metal detectors, writes Shoma Patnaik  

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Continuing with the family business

M/s Caxinata Poi Anglo, which began in 1924, still continues to serve as a friendly neighbourhood hardware store in Margao
By Michael Fisher | B&C

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buyers on a shoestring budget

By Deepak Yohannan
“Life insurance is too expensive. My budget will not allow it.” This is a common excuse for people shying away from an insurance policy. But most of us are on a budget. So is life insurance too expensive for us all?

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Valpoi’s one-stop shop

Ramdas Kanekar General Merchant store in Valpoi serves as a one-stop shop for all the common man’s daily requirements. What sets it apart is proprietor Mr Ramdas Kanekar’s ability to strike a chord with his customers
By Abdulla Khan | B&C

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Unwind and rewind

The business of motor rewinding has witnessed a slump in recent times. Low cost China-made appliances and unavailability of skilled technicians are the underlining reasons, finds Jason Soares
Finding motor rewinders in a place like Panaji is surprisingly easy. It just takes a couple of enquiries to locate them. And there are just a handful of them who have chosen to continue with this profession.

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