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Increasing protectionism is hurting the economy

By DM Deshpande Of late, there has been a tendency to increase the tariff wall in order to protect the home industry. Interpreted differently, this means that the Indian industry is not globally competitive enough and it still needs protection.   Increasing duties goes against the tenet of economic reforms initiated in early years. In the nineties for the first …

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Making a mark as legal advisor to startups

Panaji based, Legal Minds LLP, a boutique corporate and compliance advisory law firm is gaining recognition in industry. The company was invited recently as an outreach partner to IIT-Bombay’s Entrepreneurship Summit 2020. A platform to boost startups and entrepreneurs, the E-Summit was a resounding success. Speaking on the experience, Amey Salatry, founder partner, Legal Minds said that, as an outreach …

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Sony asked to refund price of defective mobile to consumer

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Sohail Shaikh, Fatorda complained against Cloudtail India, Sony India, Amazon and Nishant Enterprises against deficiency in service providing defective goods.  Shaikh said that he had purchased a Sony handset from Amazon through seller Cloudtail. But within few days of his purchase the handset started to give problems and the problems gradated day by day.  Thereby he …

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FC Goa to develop local sports talent in Salvador do Mundo

FC Goa announced a partnership with the Salvador do Mundo panchayat for the club’s youth development projects. The partnership will see the developmental and other youth teams shift base from Margao to Salvador do Mundo. The partnership was announced on February 9 at the Nomozo event in the presence of Rohan Khaunte, MLA, Porvorim and Akshay Tandon, president, FC Goa. …

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Conference on financing healthcare

Despite significant strides in healthcare, more than 60 per cent of expenditure on health in India is on out-of-pocket expenses. This is a major drawback in a country where a large segment of the population is economically backward. To bring clarity on the matter, the Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Sanquelim,   organized a conference, Accelerating and Sustaining Investments for Financing India’s …

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Passenger vehicle sales slow in January

Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined 6.2 per cent in January 2020 as vehicle demand continued to be stressed by rising cost of vehicles and slower GDP growth, according to automobile industry body, SIAM. Passenger vehicle sales last month stood at 2,62,714 units against 2,80,091 units in the year-ago month, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers …

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WagonR gets BS 6-compliant S-CNG

Maruti Suzuki announced the launch of the BS 6-compliant S-CNG version of the popular WagonR. The car becomes third from the company to get BS 6-compliant S-CNG, after Alto and the Ertiga.   Priced at Rs 5.25 lakh for Lxi variant and Rs 5.32 lakh for Lxi (O), the new WagonR S-CNG has a tank capacity of 60 litres  (water equivalent) and …

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Skoda teases first sketches of the all-new 2020 Octavia RS iV

Skoda is stoking anticipation of the all-new Skoda Octavia RS iV. The Czech manufacturer has released three official exterior design sketches showing the sporty range-topper for the fourth Octavia generation, which will have its world premiere on March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. The sketch of the fourth generation Skoda Octavia RS came at the same time the company …

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India edition of Mini Clubman launched

The new Mini Clubman Indian Summer Red edition launched on February 15 and only 15 units will be available for booking on Amazon. The Mini Clubman is undoubtedly the most unique and sophisticated Mini ever created. Every inch is quintessentially urban, constructed with impeccable craftsmanship, clever functionality and embodies the genes of a true Mini with the legendary go-kart feeling, …

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BOI flags off Har Ghar Dastak campaign

Team B&C | NT Bank of India, Goa zone celebrated its flagship campaign Har Ghar Dastak 3.1 on February 7. The campaign aimed at meeting maximum existing and prospective customers and recovery of NPA in all eligible accounts. “Through the campaign our focus is to increase our market share and make the slogan, One Bank, One Team, One Dream a …

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