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‘Lot of VWs and Beetles on Goan roads’

Hyderabad based Mody Autocorp Pvt. Ltd, recently forayed into the Goa market with its first Volkswagen dealership in Panaji. The company has three other VW dealerships in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Vishakhapatnam and Goa is the latest.

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Pampering the sweet tooth of Vascoites

Vasco-based ‘The Sweetreat Cake Shop’ is keeping up with trends and tastes writes SUDESH BHOSLE ‘The Sweetreat Cake Shop’ run by Sharmila Carvalho, wife of businessman Hadwiz Carvalho in Vasco has created a niche for itself and caters to the requirement of chocolates, cakes and other confectionary items mainly for occasions such as birthdays, weddings etc in the port town.

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‘Goa successful in solar cookers’

Dr Pramod Pathak, member secretary, GEDA gives the ground reality picture on solar power and the difficulties faced in promoting it. There are a couple of projects coming up in future that will hopefully set Goa on the solar map, he says, speaking to Shoma Patnaik

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India plans to shift to a gas-based economy

India plans to shift to a gas-agro based economy by boosting domestic production and buying cheap liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the world’s third-biggest oil importer seeks to curb its greenhouse emissions.

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Lean mango season to affect yield

  The production of mangoes, the most sought after fruit in the state, this year could drop by nearly 50 per cent due to unfavourable climatic conditions writes BHIVA PARAB

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Furniture seller pulled up

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Bhanudas N Sawant, from Borda,Margao, approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, South Goa alleging deficiency in service against Ovel Interiors and Trading. It was alleged by Sawant that he had purchased a sofa set consisting of three piece corner sofa and one small table from Ovel Interiors on payment of Rs 41,000. However, the same was …

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Unique ID number for startups

Start-up enterprises will now get a unique identity that will help them to seamlessly interact with a host of government departments in another move towards ease of doing business in India, a top official said.

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‘Completely agree with Made in India’

Satoshi  Uchida, managing director, Suzuki Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd., made a brief visit to Goa last week for the launch of the new Access 125. He talks on issues ranging from two-wheeler demand in India to his company outlook for 2016. “I have addressed the press in Delhi because that is where the headquarters is located but this is my …

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Indian roads most dangerous

Over 1.46 lakh people lost their lives in road accidents in 2015. That’s an average of 400 road deaths every day, according to road accident data released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The number is a 4.6 per cent increase in road accident fatalities from 1,39,671 in 2014 to 1,46,133 in 2015.

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