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Dengue buster

Michael Fisher The risk of contacting Dengue infection has increased dramatically in Goa. This trend is due to stagnant water which is the best breeding ground for mosquitoes, lack of proper sanitation, and ineffective mosquito control.

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Investor’s Guide – Go for mid-cap stocks

It was a flat close for the market after a fabulous week. Share indices were stuck in a narrow band and ended with marginal gains. The Nifty continued to hold above 8,600 ending but for the week the index is up 3 percent. Similarly the Sensex ended with gains of just over 15 points.

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Dempo eyes defence contracts in Goa shores

Dempo Ship Building endowed with a rich heritage in the history of shipping business in Goa is furthering its maritime interests in the defence sector, finds out Michael Fisher in an interview with Chairman of Dempo Group of Companies Shrinivas V Dempo Excerpts of interview By Michael Fisher How do you see the progress of ‘Make in Goa’ for Defence …

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Timblo shipyard in process of acquiring technology for advanced ships

The Goa ship building industry remains in a poor state due to declining orders. But renew hope from the Defense Ministry to build 12 mine sweepers in Goa may see the revival of the industry. CDR Subhash Mutreja IN (retd) CEO of Timblo Drydocks Pvt Ltd sees renew hope by the government for Goa ship builders giving them an opportunity …

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Tech this: When doors are automated!

With Goa’s market for automatic entrance doors opening up, Dinesh P Dhulapkar’s company Powertech is on a roll finds out, Shoma Patnaik Building entrances are getting hi-tech these days. The watchman at the gate no longer comes running forward to open and shut it for you. He presses a switch and whole barrier comes wide open. Technology advancements mean that …

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Took me three years to settle in Goa’

Delhi businessman Rajesh Tiwari calls Goa his home. He lives near the Sal River in his farmhouse and is most happy to have shifted to Goa. His election card, passport, Aadhar are all from Goa and he says that he feels Goan. Tiwari is a builder who benefitted from the construction boom in 2011. Mining closure has not impacted his …

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Inko keen to market AL Grabs in South Korea

AL Grab’s proven reliability in lifting high-pressure applications especially on board ships has put Goa on the global map in material handling, writes Michael Fisher Among the overwhelming turnout, for the biggest B2B seminar in a Panaji hotel last month, dedicated to manufacturers of ship components with South Korean technologies was little known K A Thomas and his manager M.P. …

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