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Financial planning simplified

The CII Indian Women Network (IWN) Goa, organized a session on financial planning recently. With a financial plan in place it is easier for individuals to make financial decisions and stay on track to meet future goals. The sessions aimed at simplifying and understanding the importance of a few products. Over 50 companies participated in the programme and learnt the …

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Lemiride, a bike rental aggregator launched

Lemiride a bike rental aggregator platform, launched in Goa on January 26. The launch was synchronised in 18 cities. In Goa a networking session was held at Dona Paula. It was attended by stakeholders from various travel related ventures. Lemiride is promoted by entrepreneurs Preetesh Rane, and Chirayu Mishra, who aim to cater to two types of customers, individuals who …

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Apollo Tyres partners with Man Utd to encourage football talent

Apollo Tyres, the global tyre partner to Manchester United, launched the United we Play programme to encourage young football talent from across the country. Talented kids will be trained by the Manchester United Soccer School (MUSS) coaches, with the best performers receiving once in a lifetime opportunity to train with the Manchester United’s U-18 team, which will be visiting India …

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IDBI Bank sets up centralized trade processing centre

IDBI Bank set up a Centralised Trade Processing Centre (CTPC) recently at its Mumbai office.  The CTPC is expected to enable the bank to mitigate operational risks effectively while facilitating higher degree of efficiency in product delivery, minimizing TAT and improving customer service. The bank has deployed an automated work-flow solution with document repository. The CTPC is located at the Nariman …

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Government push needed for affordable housing: expert

Real estate experts say that the reason for the increase in illegal colonies is that the majority of buyers are totally priced out of the formal housing market controlled by private developers and people are forced to buy houses in illegal colonies.   The prospect of the comparatively low cost of plots, payment in instalments and the fact that construction …

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No direct benefits from Budget proposals, say real estate players

Participants of the real estate industry felt that, Budget 2020-21 did not deliver as per expectations. Here are some views: “The Budget 2020 had very few measures for the real estate sector which is one of the major contributors to India’s GDP. Apart from the personal income tax relief and few sops for affordable homes, there were pressing concerns that …

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BMW brings Andy Warhol’s Art Car to India

For automobile enthusiasts who consider cars as work of art, the BMW Art Car by Andy Warhol, the great American pop artist is on display at India Art Fair, New Delhi. The 1979 Art Car painted by Warhol is being exclusively exhibited from January 31 to  February 2 2020. After Alexander Calder, Frank Stella and Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol created …

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Maruti Eeco is now BS6 compliant

Maruti Suzuki India launched the BS6 variant of its best-selling multi-purpose van Eeco.  This is the ninth BS6 offering from the company ahead of the government stipulated timeline. In 2019, Eeco wholesales crossed one lakh units for the first time, reflecting growth of 36 per cent over 2018 wholesales. Eeco has established a strong foothold with its excellent mileage, best-in-segment …

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End of the road for Bullet Classic 500

It is curtain call for the Bullet Classic 500 as the legendary bike is being pulled out from the market. Eicher Motors announced the end of production of the 500cc single-cylinder, long-stroke motorcycle recently. The company said that, retail sales will discontinue in India from March 31, 2020. However the motorcycle will continue to be available in international markets. Further …

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Sweet taste of Goan jaggery

Even though the world is fast moving forward towards globalization and modernization, there are pockets where the old way of life continues and no complaints about it. The remote, interiors of Goa is where some of the past lifestyle can be seen. Residents from villages in the hinterland especially from the tribal community are still continuing with making sugarcane jaggery …

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