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Prateek Alloys ‘making way’ for construction boom

BY JOAO SOUSA M | B&C

Prateek Alloys Pvt Ltd is of the many alloy companies that descended in Goa post 1997 when the state witnessed industrialisation. This medium-size unit works round the clock to produce around 30-40 ingots per day – one of the key components for the booming real estate in Goa and neighbouring states.

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Souza and Sons script a success story

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | NT

VASCO: The Souza and Sons Bakers Confectioners and Caterers located on Swatantra Path has carved out a name for itself among the bakers and confectioners in Vasco.

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Burning a hole in the pocket

by Shoma Patnaik | B&C

The rule of gravity says that whatever goes up must come down, but in the sphere of rising prices this dictum never works. Check out the MRP of any item purchased in the stores, and chances are that it will always be higher than what it was a year back.

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CHEMISTS & PHARMACISTS Bitter Medicine

By Shoma Patnaik

Chemists, in Goa, have an unpleasant pill to swallow. Their representative body, Chemists and Druggists Association of Goa (CDAG), has come out the worse of an inquiry carried out by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), the country’s regulator against monopolistic market practices. Investigations that concluded recently after stretching over a period of three years have resulted in the group being held guilty.

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How Online Trading Works

By Tracy V Wilson

Legend has it that Joseph Kennedy sold all the stock he owned the day before "Black Thursday," the start of the catastrophic 1929 stock market crash. Many investors suffered enormous losses in the crash, which became one of the hallmarks of the Great Depression.

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Take out the traffic!

By Ramnath N Pai Raikar | B&C

The buzzing 18th June Road in the capital city can easily be compared as a throbbing commercial street on the lines of other famous roads in the country such as the M G Road in Bangalore,

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Caro withstands changing trends

Caro moved into readymade garments and established Caro centre with four-levels of shopping in 1995 and also established Caro classic and are also dealers for Killer and Integrity brands besides Fruit of the Loom undergarments.

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Flight of the techies

Not everybody wants a slice of Goa. Especially not the graduating students of the engineering colleges, who barely wait for their degrees in hand, before voyaging across to other states.

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The genesis and march of Joshi empire

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | B&C
The Joshi’s empire has been a pioneering business house in Vasco. The business was started by late Subrai Anant Joshi, the father of Mr Vasant Joshi (92) sometime in 1946-47, at the time of India’s independence, and has now spread all over the state.

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Adventure & business of Nathurmal family in Goa

BY MICHAEL FISHER | B&C
The Nathurmal family business story reads like an adventure, beginning in Karachi in the 1880s, to Goa, Singapore Hong Kong and China. Much before the year 1880, Mr Hoondamal Nathurmal, a Sindhi merchant from Pakistan, would use Goa free port for all its shipping requirements.

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