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The road downhill

By Tensing Rodrigues* It is said that the road to the hell is paved with good intentions. It is also the title of a song by the American rock band ‘In Fear and Faith.’ I was reminded of it by a queer coincidence of Indian Finance Minister presenting his budget for 2016 and the People’s Bank of China announcing some …

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Mazda MX-5 crowned World Car of the Year 2016

The MX-5 was also declared the World Car Design of the Year; Toyota Mirai, BMW 7-series and Audi R8 are also winners in their respective categories. The Mazda MX-5 has been declared the winner of the World Car of the Year award. At a ceremony held at the New York motor show, the MX-5 was announced as the international jury’s …

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Say cheers to Feni

Feni’s elevation to heritage spirit is left Goans in high-spirits, but sobering thought is stakeholders getting benefitted from the new up-market status, says Shoma Patnaik

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“Major setback to the pharma industry”

The pharmaceutical industry is in news after the health ministry banned the sale and manufacture of 350 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs. The banned drugs amount to almost 10,000 products (medicines) sold by pharmacies across India. It is a major step and probably the biggest ever ban issued by the government in any industry.

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Striking it rich

Naresh G Pai resident of Bhatpal, Canacona who owns Ashirvad Steel and Wood Industry is made best of the opportunity, discovers Albert Fernandes

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Investing To Save Tax

By Tensing Rodrigues Section 80C of Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for several deductions from taxable income. The deducted amount, not exceeding Rs. 1.5 lakhs, reduces the tax liability on the income. The deductions are provided for either some amount invested or some amount paid.

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A society can file complaint on behalf of members

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya The Goa State Commission, recently held that society can file complaints on behalf of its members. Madan Vasant Prabhu, proprietor of Sai Engineers, being aggrieved by the judgment and order passed by the Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum, North Goa,  had appealed to  State  Commission. 

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