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New diamond collection from Ulhas Jewellers

Ulhas Jewellers launched its latest diamond collection, Vivera at the grand finale of the Miss International Goa pageant held at the Crown Hotel recently. Tanishqa Bhosale, Miss India International unveiled the collection with Vikram Verlekar, managing director, Ulhas Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. The Vivera range comprises primarily of solitaire rings, earrings and necklaces and is targeted at the cosmopolitan woman. “The …

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Residents use smart tech to save water

Water conservation begins at home, in your apartment complex and colonies. You can start with something as simple as installing a low-flow water aerator on taps and showerheads, or recycle waste water to use for gardening, flushing and other quotidian household needs.   As cities continue to urbanise, demand for fresh water is increasing, it’s hard to keep up supply. …

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Chennai has least delayed housing projects, says report

Of the top seven cities in India, Chennai has the least number of delayed housing projects, said a report prepared by a property consultancy firm.  The report says that, other than auto and auto ancillary industries, Chennai’s realty market banks heavily on IT/ITeS and electronic hardware.  The city’s housing sales saw 25 per cent rise in first half 2019, higher …

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Toyota strengthens Japan partnerships with bigger Subaru stake

Toyota Motor Corp will raise its stake in Subaru Corp to 20 per cent from around 17 per cent, the two Japanese automakers said recently as they leverage their scale to better compete in developing new vehicle technologies. The investment comes a month after Toyota and another smaller Japanese automaker, Suzuki Motor Corp, said they would take small equity stakes in each …

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New Mahindra Scorpio to debut at Auto Expo 2020

The 2020 Mahindra Scorpio has been caught testing, and it is expected to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020 in New Delhi early next year. Among the improvements expected are it meeting or exceeding the crash safety requirements that will come into force in 2020, a new engine, a new automatic transmission, and a revamped interior.   The Scorpio is expected …

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MG Motors plan for six-seater Hector SUV

MG Motors India has been working on a 6-seater version of Hector SUV with three rows of seating configuration. The SUV was spied testing for the first time few days back. Although details are scarce at the moment but it is going to be different from the standard Hector. The 6-seater will take on the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Tata Buzzard and …

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Savoir Faire Media emerges winner at Goa round of Tata Crucible quiz

Team B&C/ NT Savoir Faire Media emerged victorious at the Goa edition of the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2019. The Savoir Faire team comprised Rajiv D’silva and Harshvardhan Bhatkuly. A total of 38 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honors Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz, held at Vivanta, Panaji.  D’silva and Bhatkuly took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000* and will …

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The smart lock with digital technology

Team B&C/ NT Godrej Locks, the leading manufacturer of locking devices launched Advanti, a technologically advanced digital lock range that pitches the concept of safety at one’s fingertips. The range comprises four variants- Revolution,   Technosure, Rimtronic and  Crystal and is high in style quotient. The locks are packed with space-age like features which are simple to use.  A door can …

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CII-Goa Design Summit focuses on design for the social sector

Team B&C/ NT A design summit last week had participants discussing means of improving the quality of life, infrastructure, environment and safety through design. The two-day 19’th India Design Summit held on September 20-21 in Dona Paula, had social sector as its theme. Participants mulled over design strategies to improve standard of living in the social sector. Pramod Sawant, Chief …

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Traffic fines: why there is so much resentment?

By DM Deshpande The Modi 2.0 government amended the Motor Vehicle Act bringing about radical changes in how the Indian roads are governed. Road construction standards are changed so have the norms of insurance but all that has attracted no one’s attention. Hefty fines proposals have aroused unprecedented fury among the vehicle owners and users. Traffic is under concurrent subject …

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