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Uninor dynamic pricing offers 5% to 60% discount

PANAJI: Uninor has announced the commercial launch of its global GSM service in Goa, the Dynamic Pricing (DP). The call discounts will range from 5 per cent to 60 per cent depending on the capacity of the location and with time – each cell phone tower will broadcast a different discount.

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Yamaha rally flagged off from Goa

PANAJI: ‘Yamaha SZ Tour – Stay Ahead’ rally was flagged off from Hassan Motors, Goa on Sunday. The bikers zoomed their way into Goa bringing along with them the same ‘Stay Ahead’ spirit with which it was flagged off from Yamaha’s Surajpur factory on September 15.

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Sensex falls by 65 pts; ends five-week gaining rally

MUMBAI: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday dropped by 65 points, breaking its five-week gaining streak, as investors booked profit at existing higher levels amid weak global cues.
Extending losses for the second consecutive session, the 30-share barometer of the Bombay Stock Exchange ended lower by 65.06 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 20,250.26 points.

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German company sees Goa as springboard to Rs 7 bn market

PANAJI: German firm Bosch, which recently acquired 33,000 sq m land in Verna Industrial Estate to build a manufacturing packaging plant, sees Goa as a springboard for the estimated ` 7 billion packaging industry on the western coast of India running from Gujarat, Maharashtra down to the south.

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India calls for bold shift of power in IMF

By Arun Kumar | IANS

WASHINGTON:India’s call for a bold shift of power in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from the rich to developing nations to restore its credibility after the global financial crisis has found resonance in the Group of 24.

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‘Convergence on GST likely’

KOLKATA: There is likely to be a convergence on the proposed Goods and Services Tax among the states at their next meeting, the chairman of a panel of state finance ministers, Mr Asim Dasgupta, said on Friday.

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LIC opens satellite office at Sanquelim

PANAJI: The Life Insurance Corporation of India, Goa division on Friday opened its 3rd satellite office at Sanquelim in Shetye Plaza, Gokulwadi-Sanquelim. The office will take up new and renewal premium collection, registration of new business, change of address and revival/loan quotations, claim enquiries etc.

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Pharma industry hits back at MPT

PANAJI: The Goa Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (GPMA) has threatened to approach higher authorities of the Union Ministry of Shipping and Transport, against the Mormugao Port Trust board’s recent circular that they are unable to designate a terminal for the import and export of pharmaceutical products.

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