Breaking News

B & C

At the helm

After quitting a successful photography career in Mumbai, Mr John Fernandes found his calling in crafting boats back home

Read More »

Hyderabad hospital ordered to pay Rs 2.05 lakh for sudden death of patient

NEW DELHI: A Hyderabad-based super-speciality hospital has been directed by the apex consumer commission to pay Rs 2.05 lakh as compensation to the widow of a patient who had died suddenly of a heart attack there while being treated for a shoulder injury.

Read More »

Under the shade of a tree

By Ramesh Savaikar | B&C
Many youth choose to take over the business from their fathers who are industrialists, businessmen, goldsmiths, et al. But to find village youth hailing from an agricultural background and choosing to continue with their father’s tea stall business is something worth applauding.

Read More »

Advertising: Defying a slow down

The advertising market is pegged between Rs 50 -70 crore per annum, with majority advertisements being released by the state government. But on the flipside, in the absence of an association the industry is disorganised, with reports of undercutting.

Read More »

Eight is not enough

By Jason Soares | B&C
Supermarkets as convenience stores revolutionised the way people shopped for their daily needs. And as a concept it was Mr Kirit Maganlal, managing partner of the popular chain of Magsons Supercentres, who first introduced it in Goa.

Read More »

Scrubbing the grime off cars

By Shoma Patnaik | B&C
The exponential growth in the number of cars on the roads is a pain in many ways. But on the flip side it has generated new jobs through a range of small businesses affiliated to four-wheelers.

Read More »

Insurance on women life

By Deepak Yohannan
Are women considered less important than men? Well, not anymore. In olden days, women were usually considered lesser important and inferior to men because they were stuck within the vicinity of their homes and they were expected to do so.

Read More »

Builder’s delay in handing over flat peeves consumer

A complaint against builder, Talak Developers, Margao, has come to light by the B&C consumer cell. As per the facts, senior citizen, Mr S L Sahadev, a non-resident Indian residing in UK, purchased a flat at Talak Silver Residency, Aquem, Margao, in April 2008 while on a three-week holiday in Goa.

Read More »

Spend and be merry

Spiritual aspects apart, what’s a Christmas without a chance to shake the leg, or in many cases the whole body and immerse oneself in some thumping music belted out by the best bands and gorge on exotic food? It’s that time of the year when there’s a party everywhere and that festive spirit is in the air.

Read More »