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Students urged to live healthy lives

In an attempt to raise awareness on the importance of leading healthy life, Manipal Hospitals, Dona Paula, celebrated Children’s Day with students of Mushtifund School. D. Swati Jha, pediatrician, addressed 300 primary school children and delivered health talk for children, parents as well as teachers. Doctors urged children to incorporate healthy habits. Present on the occasion were Sneha Sardessai, headmistress, …

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Apps by developers now offer direct virtual access

What happens after you book your home? You periodically follow up with the project-related person for updates on construction and completion. You save the sample design of your flat and the property to show it to friends and family. And of course, you keep track of paperwork: separate files to store every approved document. Surely there’s an easier way to …

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Unsold housing inventory will take months to clear, says report

Real estate developers having projects in Bengaluru will take the lowest time of 15 months to clear their unsold housing units, while builders in the Delhi- national capital region (NCR) may take 44 months to sell surplus inventories, according to property consultant Anarock.   Overall unsold inventory across the top seven cities, NCR, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, …

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Maruti Suzuki cautiously optimistic over sales in coming months

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ over sales prospect going ahead as many of the challenges that led to slowdown in the auto industry still exist.   The company, which posted a growth in domestic passenger vehicle sales after seven months in October, said it would take at least few more months to get …

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Tata Motors ups sales pitch on commercial vehicles

Hoping to give a boost to sales of small commercial vehicles, Tata Motors is extended its festive season campaign to the ongoing month. Under the India ki Doosri Diwali, campaign for every SCV and pickup vehicles bought during the month, buyers will receive an assured gift through a scratch card system. The gifts range from gold vouchers of varying denominations …

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Royal Enfield Classic 350 in exciting new colours

Royal Enfield, launched new variants of its best-selling motorcycle, the Classic 350 in two new colourways- pure black and mercury silver. Motorcycles in the new colours will sport a blacked out theme with new graphics. The new motorcycle will come equipped with a single channel anti-lock braking system front brake. The new Classic 350 will be available for bookings and …

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Goa’s shipping industry still off-course

Goa’s shipping and logistics industry remains in choppy waters, going by the viewpoint expressed by industry during the just concluded Indo-French Conclave 2019, finds out Shoma Patnaik With excellent network of inland waterways comprising of 255 km of rivers, canals and estuaries, the state’s natural advantages in shipping and maritime trade is perhaps the best vis-à-vis other states  in India. …

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A co-working space for savvy startups

MeWo, the state’s first, premium co-working space looks all set to takeoff, reports Team B&C Goa’s startup working space got a new entrant recently.  MeWo, an exclusive meeting and co-working place launched for startups who want to work in a relaxing, plush yet productive environment. The state does have co-working spaces, but MeWo is exclusive in ambience and also it …

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Goa is an important market for OYO: Ghosh

Since its entry in the hospitality industry, OYO Hotels and Homes is grown at a searing pace. The company claims to be South Asia’s largest hotel chain. Here Aditya Ghosh, chief executive officer, India and South Asia, in a candid chat with Bhiva P Parab said that OYO is operating over 400 exclusive, leased and franchised hotels in Goa with …

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A struggling India needs more trade, not less

India, not long ago the world’s fastest-growing major economy, is struggling. Growth has plummeted to five per cent, well below potential and not nearly enough to employ the millions of young Indians entering the workforce every year. Lending has slowed to a trickle, as has consumer demand. Voices across the political spectrum say the last thing the country can afford …

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