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Stamp of precision

Established and run by the Raikar family, Goldy Auto Stampings based at Verna is a leading manufacturer of engineered precision components for critical applications throughout India and is also a major exporter to the US and European markets, writes Michael Fisher

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PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY In expansion mode

Goa is home to around 78 Indian and MNC pharmaceutical companies, making the state a production hub. The local industry is also an export hub with the largest cluster of exporting plants in the country. Exports comprise nearly 80 per cent of the estimated Rs 8,000 crore state output. The industry is now racing to expand, with companies on way …

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Designing lifestyles

Interior architecture and design consultant Bruce Fernandes strives to make his clients’ aspirations come alive through his work

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‘There is a niche market in Goa for high-end imported wines’

Delhi-based Continental Sales Emporium is one of India’s biggest importers of wines and other drinks. Its director, Sharad Shethia, during his visit to Goa in 2007 discovered a niche market for high-end foreign wines and latched on to it by setting up a office and warehouse in Mapusa

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For a proper farewell

The death of a loved one is never easy to handle. Apart from the emotional distress, one has to also deal with the anxiety of making sure the departed soul gets a proper send-off. It is in these times of grief that someone is needed in making sure the funeral is conducted smoothly. That’s precisely what Goan Rites has been …

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Lower crude to benefit

We believe that medium to long term growth prospects of city gas distribution in India is bright for Indraprastha Gas (IGL) mainly on account of government focus on CNG and PNG, expected rise in domestic gas production in medium to long term, lower current RLNG prices, etc. The government has shown its clear intent to increase the usage of gas …

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INVESTOR’S GUIDE

Buy on dips In continuation to prevailing downtrend, the benchmark indices were seen declining for the third successive week and lost nearly a percent in the end. Primarily because the pessimism on the global front overshadowed the positivity of our domestic markets and pushed the index further down. Among the benchmark indices, the CNX Nifty slipped below the psychological mark …

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Commission dismisses appeal seeking enhancement of compensation

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Sitaram Nagde had approached the State Commission at Panaji assailing the judgement and order dated April 15, 2014 by the district forum wherein Auto Industries Goa Pvt Ltd and Fiat India Automobiles Ltd were arrayed as opposite parties.

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SpiceJet told to compensate flyers for deficiency in service

By Jatin Ramaiya The South Goa Consumer Forum has directed SpiceJet to compensate four passengers for not intimating them about a rescheduled flight. Assis Caldeira, Myrtle Caldeira, Pio Silvester Pereira and Mildred Pereira had approached the South Goa Consumer Forum complaining against SpiceJet.

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Made in Goa, sold abroad

Ask any layman what products are exported from Goa and nine out of ten will name iron ore and pharmaceuticals. What is known only in business circles is that small entrepreneurs, who manufacture ophthalmic lenses, precast concrete products, handicraft and automobile parts, are tapping foreign markets to grow, writes MICHAEL FISHER

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