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Tigor Electric showcased at Vibrant Gujarat summit

An electric model of the Tigor is likely in the pipeline with Tata Motors unveiling the Tigor Electric at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar. The home-grown automaker it is learnt is actively collaboratively on various electric and hybrid vehicle in the commercial vehicle space and is simultaneously working on electrification in the passenger vehicle front.

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Cooking up success

Margao resident, Sarita Chavan’s achievements are inspiring. Her journey from selling masalas to becoming one of the few women caterers of Goa, is the story of entrepreneurship, discovers   Serilda Coutinho Entrepreneur Sarita Chavan is on a high these days. She was recently selected as the best businesswoman of Goa by winning the late Amol K Morjkar Udyogini award. The award …

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Deccan Fine Chemicals readies for skill training

The company responds to the labour and welfare department’s demand for skilling youth, reports Serilda Coutinho The state government’s push to get industry to skill local youth looks like is bearing fruit. Deccan Fine Chemicals, one of the leading players in pharmaceuticals, animal health and agrochemicals, recently announced a skill development program in their Corlim plant for Goan youth. The …

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Goan app becomes part of Alibaba Fellowship programme

One of Goa’s oldest IT startup, Androcid, is covering major milestones on the work front, discovers Shoma Patnaik Recently IT company, Androcid, founded by Prajyot Mainkar, was in news for a significant achievement in its repertoire of products. The startup built an app for Grozip, a company from Odisha that facilitates B2B and B2C delivery of products in major cities …

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E-commerce needs policy boost, not restrictions

By Dr DM Deshpande * On December 26 2018, new norms for e-commerce players were announced. New policy regulations are slated to come in to effect from February 1 2019, yet, there are certain terms and definitions that need clarity. A policy which creates more confusion is not exactly a good policy. The cumulative effect of new norms would hurt …

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Goan in the finals of MTV Pantaloons Style Superstars

Team B&C | NT Retail chain, Pantaloon, will be soon holding the next edition of the ‘MTV Pantaloons Style Superstars’ show.  The show provides a platform for fashionistas to showcase their talent. Over 5000 contestants between the age group of 18-26 participated in the auditions held in various cities across the country and Amar Ojha from Goa has been shortlisted …

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Manipal Hospitals marks World Ambulance Day

Team B&C | NT Manipal Hospitals, Dona Paula, organized ‘You can save life anywhere’ campaign in Panaji city to mark World Ambulance Day. Aimed at creating awareness and training people with life saving techniques, the event witnessed around 600 people participating in the MARS ambulance rally and CPR training. The training programs conducted in three places, Ezekiel Methodist School, Bambolim, Police …

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BITS opens door to BIRAC BioNest incubator

Team B&C | NT BITS Pilani, Goa Campus at Sancoale, recently launched an incubator- BIRAC BioNest Innovation Lab. Inaugurated by Prof Varun Sahni, vice-chancellor, Goa University, the incubator is set up with financial support of Rs three crores from Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), new DElhi. The incubation’s thrust area will be healthcare and environment. It is expected to give incubation …

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Car modifications receive a jolt

Dampening the enthusiasm of car buyers who spend lavishly on car modifications to upgrade the look of the exterior of the vehicle is the judgment recently passed by the two judge bench of the Supreme Court. It is very common to spot cars with oversized wheels and led light head lamps along with changes in the engine to gear up …

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