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Sesa Goa conducts free eye check-up

PANAJI: Sesa Goa Ltd as a part of its CSR initiative had recently organised a day long free eye check-up camp at Sirsaim panchayat building in collaboration with Mukta Opticians. The camp was aimed at treating and providing free eye-care services to the people of rural areas, said a press release.

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‘Zoozoos’ take a break

MUMBAI: After taking the nation by storm last year, the cute ‘Zoozoos’ in Vodafone’s ad are slowly losing out on their novelty factor leading to the introduction of an animated parrot in the telecom giant’s latest commercials.

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Sensex loses steam to close 27 points down

MUMBAI: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Monday closed 27 points lower following a choppy session amid weak global cues, but a major fall was averted by strong buying in RCom and banking stocks.
Tracking weak Asian sentiment and a weekend decline on Wall Street, the barometer opened on a negative note and fell about 100 points to hit a low of 17,856 points.

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Assocham calls for fine-tuning of base rate regime

NEW DELHI: With a view to making sure that borrowers are able to access funds with fair, equitable and effective delivery mechanism, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) has urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to further fine tune the base rate regime so that a level-playing field is created for all stakeholders in money market.

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Sesa Goa launches anaemia detection campaign

PANAJI: Sesa Goa recently launched a campaign called ‘Anaemia Detection & Treatment’ in collaboration with Directorate of Health Services, Bicholim Primary Health Centre and Valoi community health centre in two villages namely Advalpal village of Bicholim taluka and Pissurlem village of Sattari taluka.

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Vrundavan Hospital expands for kidney patients

PANAJI: The dialysis unit at Vrundavan Hospital which started in 2004  had begun with four machines with Dr Sheetal Lengade MD, DM (Nephrology) joining as chief Nephrologists along with skilled compassionate technical staff, the Nephrology Dialysis services have now increased to 25 machines; 8 machines at Vrundavan hospital, 11 in Apollo and 5 in SMRC.

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