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Slowdown in fresh flowers sale

The business of fresh flowers in the state is showing decrease, according to the local vendors.  One of the main reason for it is the increase in the use of artificial flowers, reports Dhanashri Karbotkar The vendors could be seen selling fresh flowers in various markets of the state and along the roadsides, however the fresh flower market is facing …

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Cooperative sector is providing employment to youth: chairman SUCCSL

The Sattari Urban Co-operative Credit Society Ltd which started with area of operation in Sattari taluka in the year 1996 with around 1000 shareholders has now reached to 26000 shareholders from all over Goa, reports Abdulla Khan The Sattari Urban Co-operative Credit Society Ltd (SUCCSL), Valpoi is catering to the locals from rural and semi-urban areas and is now opening its 14th branch in Fatorda in Salcete taluka. Started …

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HDFC Bank crosses $100 billion in market cap

HDFC Bank Ltd has crossed the $100 billion market capitalisation, becoming only the third firm in the country to achieve this milestone. The lender is now in the league of Reliance Industries Ltd, which has a market cap of $140.74 billion, and Tata Consultancy Services that has a market cap of $114.60 billion. With this, HDFC Bank now ranks 110th …

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Rs 5.23 lakh crore base price approved for spectrum sale next year

The government has approved the plan to auction a total of 8300 Megahertz (MHz) of spectrum beginning January next year for 22 telecom circles across the country for a reserved price of Rs 5.23 lakh crore. Bidding for the airwaves will start in January and the sale will take place in March. The Telecom ministry has reduced the requirement for …

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Finance ministry directs officials to identify, book tax evaders

In a bid to meet ambitious tax target amid economic slowdown, the Finance Ministry has held a review meeting with tax officials and directed them to make special efforts to identify and book tax evaders through data analytics and information sharing. The meeting chaired by revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey deliberated on sharing information between GST and income tax departments …

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Crying need for judicial reforms in India

By D.M.Deshpande All the four alleged rapists have been killed by the police in an ‘encounter’ in Hyderabad. At the ground level, this has been widely welcomed by the citizens who are essentially craving for speedy justice. There are a few critics, probably just a few who think that this actually tantamount to miscarriage of justice. In a real democracy, …

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Mochi launches its first store in Goa

Mochi shoes and accessories recently unveiled its 140thstore in Porvorim. Mochi’s first store in Goa will offer fashionable and in-trend footwear for everyone. With a focus on fashion and style, Mochi caters to the young cosmopolitan Indian, offering them fashion for their ever-changing fashion needs. Intrinsically vivacious with varied hues and styles Mochi ensembles celebrate the uniqueness, distinctness and individuality …

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Session on entrepreneurship awareness amongst students held

EDC Ltd along with Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education organised a session on ‘Entrepreneurship awareness amongst students’ for higher secondary teachers at EDC House, Panaji. The session was attended by EDC chairman Sadanand Shet Tanavade, director EDC Dr Purushottam Pednekar, Goa Board chairman Ramkrishna Samant and its secretary Bhagirath Shetye. Twenty conveners of the Board of Studies (vocational courses) …

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Offers at Bargain Book Hut

The Bargain Book Hut has introduced various offers one of the offer is buy your Christmas gifts for free that is ‘Get redeemable gift vouchers for the same value as your purchase’, meaning, you buy books worth Rs 1000 (that are already discounted up to 80%) and get redeemable vouchers of Rs 1,000 for future purchases. Offers like interior design …

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Consumer Forum dismisses complaint related to AC

Jatin Ramaiya A  Marcel resident, Arun P. Hebbalkar, approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, North Goa at Porvorim complaining of deficiency in service against online portal giant Flipkart. In his complaint to the Forum, the Marcel resident claimed that he suffered mental agony and pain due at the hands of Flipkart and therefore he was entitled to be compensated for …

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