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Car sales end 2017-18 on a strong note

A majority of the car brands ended 2017-18 on an upbeat note, registering a growth in passenger vehicle sales. Volumes were boosted due to a steady introduction of new models and refreshes even as uncertainty over the impact of GST affected demand.

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Common salt farming dwindling in Goa

The state once had several villages involved in salt extraction, today however just few continue the practice, reports Bhiva P Parab Goa’s centuries old tradition of common salt farming is dwindling and iodised salt is the reason for it. With different versions of iodised salt being the preference of consumers, the demand for traditional salt is decreasing. Salt produced through …

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‘Quality of ACs have improved and the energy consumption is decreasing’

Air conditioner manufacturer, Blue Star Ltd., is aggressively targeting the residential segment of the AC market to improve its positioning in the industry. During a recent visit to Goa, B Thiagarajan, joint managing director, spoke on range of issues. In the interview with Shoma Patnaik, he talks of the potential market size, the fight from foreign brands and of make …

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Save on tax while insuring your health

By Tensing Rodrigues* You will consider me a fool if I tell you that health insurance insures your health. Well it does not just as life insurance does not insure your life. What life insurance does is to insure your dependents against financial distress in case of your death. That is, it pays for the sustenance of your dependents when …

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Emergency medical technicians felicitated

PANAJI: The GVK EMRI 108 emergency ambulance service recently felicitated its emergency medical technicians (EMT) on the occasion of EMT day on Monday. In recognition of their valued services, the 108 ambulance service organises EMT Day on April 2 every year. Speaking on the occasion, the state head of the service, Purti Patkar congratulated the EMT employees and said that they …

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Goa’s IT Startup ball gets rolling

Team B&C/ NT Goa Startup and Innovation Day, a two-day event of the state government was a success by all accounts. The event saw the launch of the much awaited Startup Policy, the unveiling of the startup website and the launch of the state startup ecosystem report. In addition host of measures were announced to boost IT startups in the …

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Jewellery brand opens new outlet in Margao

Team B&C/ NT Tata group, jewellery brand, Tanishq is glittering. The brand recently expanded its presence through the launch of the 254th store in Margao.  The 1,800 sq. ft store is the second Tanishq outlet in the state and it has the full range of designs to please gold  jewellery enthusiasts. Located at Aisha mall near old market circle, the …

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Kawasaki ZX10R to be cheaper with assembling in India

Kawasaki is keen to tighten its grip in the Indian premium bike market. The Japanese premium bike manufacturer is taking new strategy to achieve that target. The brand will locally assemble the ZX10R in India, just like the Ninja 1000 which is imported in India as an SKD (Semi Knocked Down) kit and assembled locally. Thanks to the local assembling, …

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The Ford Freestyle launched

Team B&C /NT Ford India introduced India’s first Compact Utility Vehicle, Ford Freestyle for consumers at a price starting from Rs 509,000 The all-new global product from Ford combines SUV-like robust design, benchmark performance, innovative technologies and outstanding fuel efficiency – for greater choice to customers. The brand new CUV is available in four variants across two fuel options and …

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‘We have already set the ball rolling and the momentum is firmly with us’

In recent years, Vasco based Goa Shipyard Ltd. is in news for transforming itself from loss making unit to India’s most efficient PSU shipyard. The shipyard has been entrusted with several  crucial shipbuilding projects. Here RAdm Shekhar Mital, chairman and managing director, who changed GSL’s course talks on a range of issues. In a freewheeling interview with Shoma Patnaik, he …

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