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Week-long workshop for Ayurveda practitioners

Ayurveda practitioners from countries such as USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Holland and Australia were recently in Goa to attend a week-long workshop at Gomantak College, Ayushakti Centre, Sirvoi, Quepem. The theme of the workshop was basics of pulse reading and herbal pharmacology. the workshop included visits to herbal gardens and training at the ayushakti centre. around 10 resource persons and international …

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Electrifying new twist to the Bajaj Chetak

The unveiling of the electric Chetak on November 8 was a thrilling experience to many Goans, reports The Bajaj Chetak in old days was more than just a scooter. It pioneered personal transportation and fulfilled the aspirations of generations of Indians. At its peak, the scooter enjoyed unprecedented popularity with waiting period exceeding 10 years and a resale value greater …

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‘More than clean, electric vehicles are more efficient’

Officials of Bajaj Auto Ltd, made a flying visit to Goa for the unveiling of the Chetak in its all- new electric avatar. Eric Vas president, urbanite business, Bajaj Auto Ltd in brief conversation with Dhanashri Karbotkar, spoke of the return of the iconic model. He revealed that, Bajaj is first known OEM company in the two wheeler space to …

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Bennet and Bernard launches new project in Assagao

Panaji based real estate developer, Bennet and Bernard, launched a new luxury holiday home project, Quinta Del Mariano in Assagao. The RERA certified project has 14 units featuring 3BHK villas with  private gardens that showcase minimalist aesthetics, prominent enough to bring out the design character, according to the builders. The project is expected to  be ready for possession in December …

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Is revival in the offing for the real estate industry?

Players in the multi-billion real estate industry have reacted positively to the government’s decision to create a `25,000 fund for stalled housing projects, reports Team B&C The government’s announcement of Rs 25,000 crore, window for stuck housing projects is got the thumbs up from Goan builders. Privately however, most builders said that, they are yet to figure out the largesse.  …

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Goan farmers inch towards mechanized farming

It is harvesting time presently for paddy farmers in the state. This year the rains have caused havoc and due to the unseasonal rains in harvesting time paddy farmers are not happy as their crops are destroyed. However, farmers have begun harvesting whatever crop is not destroyed. Several farmers are turning towards modern technology for harvesting rather than using labourers. …

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Startups Launchpad – Elevator Pitch coming up on November 8

Goan startups have a chance to secure funding during the week with the state selected as the  venue for the Startups Launchpad – Elevator Pitch series, on November 8 2019, Goa Institute of Management, from 3 pm. to 6 pm.   Elevator Pitch Series is a reputed platform for startups where they get to meet angel investors, private equity and …

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Retailers wait for demand to improve

With local retail industry claiming modest sales this Diwali festival, it looks like the slowdown in Goan economy is still not over, reports Dhanashri Karbotkar For all consumers Diwali festival is a good time to buy. Consumers purchase costly items during the festival and satisfy their urge to shop. It is a good period for the retail industry that gets …

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Mumbai-based BIZ Nest to fire Goa’s startup scene

Goa’s startup scene is set to get brighter with Mumbai based BIZ Nest, shortly launching MeWo, an upscale meeting and co-working space for entrepreneurs, finds out Team B&C Good workplace is what startups lack the most in Goa. Most operate out of scruffy working spaces and wish for smart premises at least sometimes when necessary.   Familiar with the need …

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More improvement needed in ease of doing business

By DM Deshpande The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020 is out and it has some good news for the Indian economy.  India’s ranking vaulted 14 places to 63rd in the survey that covers 190 countries. While this is welcome it does not by itself solve all the outstanding economic challenges the nation faces. The ranking gives the macro- …

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