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Need for speed

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Many professional car drivers have kept it a secret that when they were younger they practiced in a go-kart track to get a better feel in maneuvering, as it can be the best training practice for a driver to handle other types of motor sports.

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A ticking profession

Some services are timeless. The watch repairer’s is one of them. Technology and design has totally transformed the watch industry from the ordinary utility wrist watch to a statement making item.

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Architecture New challenges, old influences

Believe it or not, some of the old buildings in Panaji, which are admired for their architectural beauty, have an FAR of nearly 200. In today’s world of construction an FAR of this value would have resulted in an ‘ugly’ high rise building. Requirements of parking, road width, fire safety and rising incomes are changing the face of architecture in the state, not always for the better, writes Abdul Wahab Khan

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Soft solutions for hardcore travellers

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Software developers of Open Destinations are flying to Alaska, Australia, Turkey, South Africa and to other parts of the world to install travel software developed in Goa to blue chip international tour operators whose business are worth in billions of dollars.

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At the deep end

Not much of cheering news from Goa Auto Accessories Ltd; a company floundering in losses with no clear strategy for future revival, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK

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Creating wealth from garbage

Team B&C
When the Sonsoddo waste treatment plant was commissioned on the auspicious day of 12.12.12, the citizens of Margao heaved a sigh of relief. They thought that their garbage woes would now end. However, the plant, set up by Fomento Green, is yet to be commissioned in toto.

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Why is life insurance cheaper for women than for men?

By Deepak Yohannan
Buying life insurance is an exhaustive process. Not only do we have to carry out a comprehensive needs analysis but we also have to find deals that meet our financial requirements, both present and future.

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Game on!

Today’s young generation is hooked on to console games, thereby making it a growing industry, writes JASON SOARES

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The coolest one

By Dheeraj Harmalkar | B&C
With mercury levels rising, people are beginning to feel the effect of scorching heat. In Goa, the summers get extremely hot which makes life unbearable. And in such a situation, Goans prefer buying air coolers or air conditioners just to beat the heat.

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Ready for combat

By Michael Fisher | B&C
In the 60s and 70s, kids would associate outdoor games with cowboys and red Indians. The cowboys would deck themselves with toy guns slung on both sides of their waist, a lasso slung sideways over their shoulder, complete with a cowboy hat.

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