Saturday, January 16, 2021



MassMutual opens centre in Hyderabad

IANS Hyderabad Leading US life insurer Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) on Monday announced the...

Travel industry urges govt to announce dates for restoration of tourist visas

IANS New Delhi Now that the government is close to initiating a vaccination plan for Covid-19,...

Vedanta- Goa meeting environmental norms

NT NETWORK Panaji With an environmental public hearing coming up in the state on January 24,...

Tata Motors commences production of new Safari

UNI Kolkata Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive brand, on Thursday formally unveiled the new avatar of...


Healthy and strong in all ways

A thrust sector, as emphasized by government policy, pharmaceutical units in Goa have lived up to their potential in all ways, during the year gone by. In 2012, growth is expected to be strong with companies focusing on exports for business.

Swapnil to be facilitator for investors in tourism

By Michael Fisher | NT

he Goa Directorate of Tourism (DoT) is focusing on the development of hinterland into a tourist hub. Director of Tourism Mr Swapnil Naik’s new growth path sets out a vision for increasing self-help and new jobs in 2012.

Outlook for Goa ore is robust

There is a subdue activity in the mining sector on the whole. So far royalty collected is around ` 550 crore, as against ` 700 cores in the corresponding period of last year.

VerGo Pharma lab inaugurated in Verna

PANAJI: Leading pharmaceutical company VerGo Pharma Research Laboratories Pvt Ltd on December 29, has launched its expanded pharma research and organic synthesis laboratories in Verna.

What is in store for the economy in 2012?


The year 2011 has ended. It has not been a particularly good year for both the global and the Indian economy. Apparently, there are more negatives in the year gone by and bad economic news kept flowing from all sides.

TCS overtakes RIL as country’s most valued firm

MUMBAI: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries today lost its position of the country’s most valued company to the IT giant TCS, part of the salt-to-software conglomerate Tata group. As the share price of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) fell by 2.81 per cent to a multi-year low of Rs 692.90 today, the company’s market valuation slipped to Rs 2,26,886 crore—a shade below Tata Consultancy Services’ Rs 2,27,282 crore.

End of the year on a high for solo bands

Michael Fisher | NT

PANAJI: In order to maintain a high quality of dance, sponsors are calling the shots and giving organisers a set of rules to maintain a well earned high profile show, according to organisers. Fastidious as they are, sponsors are willing to shell out the capital requirements some say it covers the full cost.

80% of GIM students received offers

PANAJI: Goa Institute of Management (GIM) has launched the traditional process of placement for the 2010-12 batch of PGDM students with excellent results. About 80 per cent of students have got offers in the first 48 hours itself. During the placement week GIM, hosted 32 companies to showcase its 226 strong batch for the final placement and 240 strong 2011-13 batch for summer placement.


A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...