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Amazon beefs up distribution infrastructure in Goa

The online giant set up its first sort center in Sancoale recently along with three other sort centers in Vijayawada, Ranchi and Siliguri, reports, Team B&C Ecommerce giant, Amazon is strengthening its distribution network in Goa. The company launched its first sort centre (SC) in Sancolae industrial estate spread over an area of 17,000 sq. ft. The center will enable …

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Is five trillion dollar economy achievable?

By DM Deshpande Prime Minister Modi while addressing Chief Ministers recently at Niti Aayog said that he wants to see Indian economy grow to US $5 trillion by 2024. That would be the time he would face the next elections to Lok Sabha. As a vision, it is exceptionable. But is it realistic; is it achievable? .Ironically, it has come …

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India’s opportunity to grab a chunk of the world trade pie

By Tensing Rodrigues The trade war between US and China is heating up. Crushed under a massive trade deficit against China, Trump had adopted a rather impossible solution. He demanded that China cut the trade deficit in two years. Even if China decided to buy that much more from US it would be all but impossible for the latter to …

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Adidas campaigns for oceans

Footwear brand, Adidas celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8 with a run for the oceans initiative. The campaign aimed at harnessing the power of sport to build awareness and fight marine plastic pollution, inspiring action and positive change amongst consumers Adidas brought together runners of Goa in collaboration with B’Live, India’s first Electric Vehicle tourism initiative, to support the oceans and unite …

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Karma Group celebrates 26th anniversary in India with student scholarships

International travel and lifestyle brand, Karma Group recently celebrated 26 years of operations in India by awarding scholarships to needy students. Preverger Penguin Prize Scholarship was awarded to several students from Christel House India, Bengaluru. Full university scholarships were provided to three students from the institute. “Karma Group has enjoyed an incredible journey in the Indian travel and hospitality industry …

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First Zudio store opens in Margao

Retail chain, Trent Ltd., opened its first brand store, Zudio at Umiya Mercado mall, Varca. The store offers fashion collections of menswear, women’s wear, ethnic wear, kid’s apparel, footwear and accessories at very affordable range. The Goa store is the 58th store of Zudio in India Established in 1998 Trent is a part of the Tata group. The USP of …

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Sao Joao: uniting the community

As Goa gets all set to celebrate ‘Sao Joao’ on June 24 NT BUZZ finds out from people how this festival is an opportunity to help people bond VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Many complain of not getting enough time to spend with near and dear ones due to the various commitments related to jobs, studies, etc. However, people eagerly …

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Writing on the border

Rezaul H Laskar What sets Happymon Jacob’s ‘The Line Of Control’ from the countless tomes written about the militaries of arch-rivals India and Pakistan over the decades is the access granted to the author to formations and personnel arrayed on both sides of the 740-kilometres ceasefire line in Jammu and Kashmir. Men and officers, who have spent the last few …

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The shells of Khirsara and the stories they tell

TENSING RODRIGUES The story of the Harappan quartz bead industry could be to a large extent the story of the Harappan marine shell working industry as well, but for some major variations. Perhaps the most significant difference is the location of the manufacturing facilities. While in the case of the beads, the raw material was obtained largely from the banks …

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Fake, phantasmagoric icons

Patricia Pereira-Sethi Recently Kim Kardashian informed her fans that she is en route to becoming a lawyer “to reform the American criminal justice system”. Those who religiously follow her movements gushed and cooed. Others peppered the net with sarcasm. Our dailies wasted precious newspaper space reporting the episode, fascinated as they are with the Kardashian gang’s deeds and doings, even …

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