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JNU fee hikes: Need to revisit subsidies

By DM Deshpande JNU, though a premier institute is often in the news for wrong reasons. Recently, it hiked some of the user charges and without losing any time students came out on streets in mass protests.   Very few people know that these revised fees would come in force from the next academic year only. Shouldn’t that have given ample …

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Aiming to revive St Inez creek

Team B&C | NT In a bid to revive St Inex creek, Panaji’s oldest water body the GCCI in association with the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Goa chapter, organized a half-day seminar on the rejuvenation of the creek. The seminar aimed at getting stakeholders opinion on improving the creek and making it a living entity. The St. Inez creek …

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Session on film making for cinema enthusiasts

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Indian Woman Network, Goa, organised a interactive session on movie making amidst IFFI 2019 week.  Session Reel Life: Behind the Scenes, was attended by cine enthusiasts who were educated on the nitty-gritty  of film direction, production, acting, scriptwriting, lights, sound, camera, etc. Local cinema fraternity Nalini Elvino De Souza, film maker, Dr. Meenacshi Martins, actress, …

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Contractors attend training programme

A group of 20 contractors from India, Nepal, Saudi Arabia and Dubai recently attended an advance training programme in concrete technology, at the TPH Bausysteme GmbH, Norderstedt, Hamburg, Germany recently. The training programme was organised by Assess Build Chem Pvt Ltd, which is the exclusive partner of TPH Bausysteme GmbH, for India. TPH Bausysteme GmbH, Germany is the leading company …

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TriMart Supermarket opens in Gogol

Margao based, Tridentia Developers ventured into the retail industry with the launch of TriMart Supermarket, Gogol. Spread across 7,500 square feet of space, the supermarket offers all household requirements as well as products such as food and beverages, canned and packaged goods, kitchenware, household cleaners and various seasonal items. It also retails fresh fruit and vegetables, both local and imported. …

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Amazon readies to grab share of bus ticketing business

Ecommerce giant Amazon is ventured in the travel industry by partnering with bus ticket booking platform, redBus. With the partnership, Amazon customers will now be able to book bus tickets on its site and get access to redBus exclusive features such as bus service ratings and live tracking of buses. To book bus tickets, customers have to go to Bus …

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Governor apprised of WTC activities

Kamal Morarka, chairman,  Visvesvaraya Industrial Research and Development Centre and  promoter of World Trade Center Goa (WTC) recently met Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Goa at the Raj Bhavan, to discuss promotion of international trade and investment in the state. Vijay Kalantri, vice chairman, WTC- Goa was also present on this occasion. During the interactive discussion, the Governor said that, …

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GSIA program on employee disciplinary procedures

The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) organized a management development programme on Discipline & Disciplinary Procedures for middle management team leaders including shift-in-charge, first line supervisors and executives of various departments. The full-day programme covered importance of discipline in an organization, impact and implication of retrenchment clause under the Industrial Dispute Act, 1948, standing orders and acts of misconduct, disciplinary …

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NAB models grab eyeballs in fashion show

Designer Anusha Shaikh organised Season 2 of her collection Runway Inspiration recently. The event was at Doubletree by Hilton Goa Panaji, on November 24. Nilesh Cabral, Minister for Power, inaugurated the show in the presence of Melville John, Bina Punjani, Joe, Norbert, Prasad Pankar and  Shetye. The event was organized in collaboration with the National Association for the Blind (NAB). …

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Royal Enfield riders put up scintillating show

The Royal Enfield  Rider Mania 2019 offered three action packed days of motorcycling, music and mates, reports Team B&C The 11th edition of Rider Mania, the annual get together of Royal Enfield riders and enthusiasts from across the world concluded on November 24. The event brought together nearly 8000 Royal Enfield riders from all over the world to experience the …

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