Wednesday , 13 November 2019
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Mangoes disappear from Panaji, Margao

PANAJI: Consequent to the recent circular issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the state authorities to raise their vigil against the use of carbide gas for ripening of fruits, the king of the fruits has been nearly pushed out of Panaji and Margao markets.

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Another SpiceJet head rolls; marketing VP quits

MUMBAI: With South India-based media baron Mr Kalanidhi Maran acquiring a major stake in SpiceJet, top heads in the budget airline have started rolling with the vice-president Marketing, Mr Anish Srikrishna quitting the no-frills carrier.

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Paradip port to have multi-purpose berth

BHUBANESWAR: Aggressively pursuing its expansion plans to substantially raise capacity, Paradip Port is set to have a multi-purpose berth exclusively to handle Clean Cargo and containers at a cost of Rs 387.31 crore.

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Hotel body welcomes ban on illegal food carts

PANAJI: In response to the public and resident concern, the superintendent of police Mr Alan Desa has initiated the drive to remove all illegal hand carts, which will be compelled by the Municipal Authority to undertake the responsibility, has come has a welcome move by the South Goa Hotel & Resident Owners Association (SGHROA), headed by Mr CP Jaggi.

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RBI raises policy rates; no hike in interest rates for now

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank today raised key short-term policy rates by 25 basis points, in an unscheduled announcement, to tame doubled-digit inflation, but bankers said this wouldn’t lead to any hike in interest rates for now.

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To lure farmers, Goa Agriculture promotes farming machines

PANAJI: To help farmers solve their labour problems, the Goa Agriculture Department has introduced mechanized farming on a trial and demonstration experiment at selective farming areas of Goa. This is to lure Goan farmers into using machines that would cut cost of labour and to use utilized paddy fields lying idle.

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