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‘Green buildings are simple concepts that everyone deserves to have’

Architect Anubhav Gupta, head of design strategy, Godrej Properties Ltd., Mumbai was recently in Goa for the INK 2016 Conference that ended on September 18. Gupta is a regular speaker/ panelist in global conferences on design, urban planning, city planning, sustainable buildings, etc. In a brief interview given on the sidelines of the INK Conference to Shoma Patnaik, he talks …

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Fitter to tattoo artist

It is rags to riches story for Vinod Gupta from Bihar who began his career as a fitter but mints money now with 12 tattoo shops in the north Goa beach belt, discovers Premila Krishnan   It was a perchance encounter with footpath artists at a railway station which transformed his life and destiny from a fitter to a successful …

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India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute

India lost an appeal at the World Trade Organization (WTO)  in a dispute over solar power on Friday failing to overturn a US complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector. The WTO’s appeals judges upheld an earlier ruling that found India had broken WTO rules by requiring solar power developers to use Indian …

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Royal Himalayan wave hits the roads in style!

Premila Krishnan Royal Enfield Himalayan as the name proclaims is not only royal in its outlook but also durable in tough conditions. It is the without doubt the best Royal Enfield money can buy. Its stellar chassis and adequate engine is awesome. Priced at Rs 1.8 lakh on-road at Mumbai approximately, it is the best deal. With the good fuel …

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What the implementation of GST means to automakers in India

GST is expected to set a uniform price and benefit the auto sector From what it claims, the Goods and Service tax popularly known as the GSTwill  bring most of the taxes and duties imposed on goods, services, sales and consumption of goods and services into one single tax at the national level. It will thus replace taxes levied by …

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Rear-view sensors to become compulsory

Imparting a boost to road safety for pedestrians in India, the government will soon make rear-view sensors mandatory on all new vehicles. The move is aimed at reducing the risk to people in the vicinity of cars, including small children.

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Super bikes spice up Goa’s rent-a-bike business

  Of late there has been a spurt in the number of premium high end bikes that zip zap zoom the streets of Goa. It is the yuppies and college students who make a beeline to rent a bike shops to have a choice of their bikes be it Harley Davidson’s, Benelli’s, KTM Duke’s or RC’s.

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Pitfalls in an Enterprise: Part I

By Bhasker  Assoldekar* Starting a new business is one of the best ways to invest in yourself and your future. But with those massive opportunities come big pitfalls. If you want to give your business the best chance of success, it is important to understand what the most common mistakes are and then find ways on how to avoid them.

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Doing business organically

  The organic industry in India is expanding in scope. New products are being added such as organic face creams, hand wash, shampoo, fertilizers, etc., even as the existing range continues to remain highly popular. Riding on the organic wave is a multi-crore industry that rakes in millions of profits annually.

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