Thursday , 24 January 2019


Many loopholes in RERA

By Shivanand Pandit*   The Real Estate Regulation and Development Act (RERA) is a progressive Act in the history of the Indian real estate sector. The Act aims to regulate the sector by bringing lucidity for both the buyers and sellers. It envisages establishment of a regulatory and appellate authority for settlement of grievances and contains various pro- buyer provisions. The Act is ... Read More »

“There is no place like Goa on the planet!”

With 20 years of experience in yoga under her belt and an internationally registered studio in Dona Paula, Namrata Anand Menon has come a long way after giving up her corporate career to follow her passion. She has translated yoga into a successful business model Q: Why did you opt to start a business in Goa? Goa was the ideal ... Read More »

Discovering business success with hand-made soaps

Young entrepreneur, Gloria A. Alphonsus, Margao, runs a successful venture of natural, hand-made soaps, discovers Serilda Coutinho While the soap market has a variety of brands to suit every pocket, it is handmade soaps that are gaining in popularity among the wellness conscious. Made out of fresh and natural ingredients like flowers and fruits, hand-crafted soaps are in the premium ... Read More »

Solar power suppliers come together in SPAG

Team B&C | NT Manufacturers and consultants in the field of solar power generation got together to launch the Solar Power Association of Goa (SPAG) recently. The launch was a glittering affair in the presence of Nilesh Cabral, power minister, Reshma Mathews, chief engineer, electricity department, Sanjiv Joglekar, member secretary GEDA and stakeholders in the solar power industry. The newly ... Read More »

Nestle implements rainwater harvesting unit at Goa University

Team B&C | NT Nestle, Goa, recently commissioned a rain water harvesting project in front of the science block at Goa University. Inaugurated by Mridula Sinha, governor, the project aims to provide students with water during the months of April and May when the campus faces water shortage. It is expected to collect around 7,87,500 liters of water per year ... Read More »

Awful attitude towards road safety and driver empathy poor, says Ford survey

While rash driving and breaking road safety rules is the general norm among many drivers in India, a survey by Ford, reveals some disturbing facts of the average driver psyche. The Ford Cartesy 2018, survey reveals that, formal education or degrees play no role in displaying the right road behaviour. Secondly millennials were found to be better in compliance than older ... Read More »

Get set, ready, go

The All Goa Motor Sports Association is growing from strength to strength in organizing racing events, reports, Serilda Coutinho The All Goa Motor Sports Association (AGMA) recently organised its fourth Dirt Autocross championship on December 22-23. The two-day event supported by the Sports Authority of Goa was held on the SAG ground, Fatorda and received participation from locals as well ... Read More »

Tackling the dog menace

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi   This is for all those people who write to me complaining about the dogs on the streets. They always start their emails by saying they are great animal lovers and they have dogs of their own BUT we must do something about the “dog menace” in order for them, their children, and their dogs, to move ... Read More »