Tuesday , 21 May 2019

B & C

Time out in sales for luxury watch brands

With most shoppers seen to be economizing these days, the market for high-end, expensive watches is turned dull in Goa, reports Serilda Coutinho The beginning of festive season in the state has failed to set the luxury segment of the watch market in Goa ticking. According to dealers, sales for high-end watches are slow in the state and despite the ... Read More »

Mac Hotels makes debut on the BSE stock exchange

Local hospitality company, Mac Hotels Ltd., promoted by Edwin Cotta, is in the spotlight for being the first family-promoted, small enterprise, to list on the stock exchange, reports Shoma Patnaik Goa’s small clique of public limited companies got bigger recently with the entry of Mac Hotels Ltd in the circle. A small company in the hospitality sector, Mac Hotels is ... Read More »

Corporation Bank bags three awards

Team B&C | NT Corporation Bank bagged three awards under the Aadhaar Excellence Awards instituted by Unique Identification Authority of India. The bank came second under the raising star award category and third in the best performing bank for Aadhaar enrolment/ update using online client. Its Ahmedabad-Shahibaug branch was awarded the best bank branch for highest enrolments and updations. The ... Read More »

Entrepreneurship for empowerment

Team B&C | NT The Banglanatak.com recently organised an international conference on entrepreneurship for environmental and cultural sustainability. The two-day conference at Goa University was supported by Essex Business School, Universty of Essex, UK and the Goa University. Speakers at the symposium included, Prof Jay Mitra, Essex Business School, UK, Su-Hyun Berg, senior advisor, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry ... Read More »

RLG campaigns for responsible e-waste disposal

Team B&C | NT Reverse Logistics Group (RLG) partnered with the Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT) recently for a clean to green campaign. The campaign encompasses 30 cities, including Goa. The primary focus is on awareness among stakeholders (including schools, colleges, bulk consumers, dealers, refurbishers, informal sector and manufacturers) to reduce the adverse impact on environment and health from ... Read More »

BMW skill training centre at DBCE

Team B&C | NT As part of ‘Skill Next’, a technical skilling initiative, BMW Group, India, delivered a state-of-the-art engineering unit, which includes the BMW TwinPower Turbo in-line 4-cylinder 2.0 Litre diesel engine and the Eight-Speed Steptronic Automatic Transmission to Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda. The program aims to act as a major catalyst in developing automotive talent in the ... Read More »

New model of Aspire launches in Goa

Team B&C/ NT Ford India recently launched an upgraded version of the compact sedan, Aspire at a starting price of Rs 5.55 lakh for petrol and Rs 6.45 lakh for the diesel car.  Combining power, style and substance, the Aspire offers a fresh take on compact sedans fitted with the latest technologies, best-in-class safety, fun-to-drive DNA, and unmatched cost of ... Read More »

Lessons not learnt from the global financial meltdown

By Tensing Rodrigues* Ten years ago, on September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The mayhem that followed led to the worst global financial crisis after the Great Depression. Like the latter, the 2008 financial crisis has been a matter of much discussion – from Congressional testimonies to saucy Hollywood productions leave alone the academic garbage that ... Read More »

Farmers hopeful of good harvest

With harvesting of the paddy beginning in the state farmers are hoping that there is not much damage to the crops due to the lack of rains at the fag end of the season. “Due to the dry period without rains during the Ganesh Chaturthi and now, when the crop is almost ready for harvesting, there could be some damage ... Read More »