Sunday , 21 October 2018

B & C

Goan student Shivom Aghalte wins Ratti Chhatr scholarship

Panasonic India recently declared the winners of the fourth edition of its annual scholarship program, Ratti Chhatr. The scholarship provides assistance to select undergraduate students to enable them to pursue higher education at IITs across the country. Please like & share: Read More »

New interiors design store opens in Socorro

Mumbai based, interiors design store Vaishnavipratima, opened a Goa outlet recently. Located in Soccorro, Vadem, in a ninety year old Portuguese architecture house, the store specializes in Indianized artifacts, furniture, interior design and Prama and Bhavaa   jewelry line. The studio is named after its founder- Vaishnavipratima, an interior designer and artist who opened her first outlet in Mumbai in June 2016. Please ... Read More »

HDFC Bank ranked India’s most valuable brand in survey

HDFC Bank has been ranked India’s most valuable brand for the fifth consecutive year. This ranking is the result of a survey conducted by Kantar Millward Brown, a group company of WPP, a global communication services behemoth. The survey values the HDFC Bank brand at US $21.7 billion, a 21 per cent increase over the previous year. Please like & ... Read More »

“See tremendous potential in growing Goa as an entrepreneurial hub”

Recently Mumbai Angels, one of India’s premier angel investor started a Goa chapter. The group is powering the Goa Angels, a network of local industrialists who will be financing new startups in the state. It is a significant development that promises to invigorate the local startup environment. In the interview, Nandini Mansinghka, chief executive officer and managing director, Mumbai Angels ... Read More »

For the love of art

Passion and dedication for art gives Joseph Goes, an artist from Madkai, a source of earning and a reason to add a spark of creativity to the festive vibe in the state, discovers Serilda Coutinho Art has no religion, Joseph Goes who runs a small painting and art workshop in his humble dwelling in Madkai is a proof of it. ... Read More »

Big brother’s permission for equity investments

By Tensing Rodrigues* If SEBI has its way, you may soon require a permission from the ‘big brother’ to invest in equity. The purpose is to prevent individuals from reckless investment in equity, viz.  protecting investors against their own greed. SEBI believes that many investors invest in equity without understanding the nature of risk in equity investment and their own ... Read More »

Vijay Marine Shipyard commissions passenger cruise ship

Sudesh Bhosle/NT Loutolim based, Vijai Marine Shipyard, set a benchmark for Goan shipyards with the designing and building of  ‘Nefertiti’, a 200- capacity passenger cruise ship. The cruise vessel ship under MS Class VI was commissioned on September 8 recently after which the ship departed Goan waters to sail for Kochi. The ship Nefertiti is India’s first Egyptian themed cruise ... Read More »

Skal- Goa gets new team

Team B&C/ NT Skal Goa had its 6th installation ceremony recently.  Ernest Dias, chief operating officer, SITA – TCI India is the new president of the association. The new governing council was inducted by chief guest Rohan Khaunte, minister for IT in the presence of Nilesh Cabral, chairman, GTDC. The entire fraternity of travel and tourism industry of the state ... Read More »

National symposium on livestock emphasizes on role of gen next

Team B&C/ NT CLFMA, the apex association representing the livestock industry in India, held its 60th National Symposium 2018, in Goa recently. Eminent speakers from across the world participated at the symposium to discuss trends and innovations that will shape the future of the Indian livestock industry. Mauvin Godinho, minister for animal husbandry and veterinary services, was the chief guest at the event. ... Read More »

“Expecting to see more movement in the passenger hatchback car segment”

Verna based, Goa Hyundai , is one of the oldest Hyundai dealerships in India. Established in September 1998, the dealership in fact is the first sales outlet of Hyundai. It started the same year when the Santro car was launched in the country. Here Prashant Joshi, managing director, Goa Hyundai speaks to Serilda Coutinho  on range of issues. He talks ... Read More »