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Light and bright

If you happen to pass through Dr P Shivgaonkar Road located in one of the lanes between 18 June Road and Menezes Braganza Road, there’s a store called ‘Ismail Electrical Enterprises’ that is quite intriguing. After dusk, this modest-looking shop comes to life with its brightly lit lamps that adorn the walls and ceilings.

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‘Women tend to face huge obstacles in their businesses’

As a young college student, Rebecca Fernandes was not sure what she wanted to do. After completing 12th she got into the hotel industry, but soon realised that it was not her line. Fernandes later discovered her passion for interior designing while working as a visual merchandiser at Acron Arcade.

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50 years and more

Adding an edge to Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank’s golden jubilee celebrations is the robust turnaround in financials during 2014-15, writes SHOMA PATNAIK

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Beauty in metal

Savio Mendonca’s decision to introduce metal furnishings in Goa paid rich dividends for him. Today his company Metpro Industries in Pilerne manufactures custom-made products that has a wide range of applications, writes MICHAEL FISHER

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Resumption of mining The countdown begins

Last month, the Union Ministry for Environment and Forests finally revoked its 2012 order that kept in abeyance environment clearances granted to all mining leases in the state. The announcement came two months after the state government had revoked its previous order on suspension of mining operations.

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Consumer jurisdiction is a ‘one-way street’: Commission

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Bhanu Patel and Dame Indira Patel, both British nationals and persons of Indian origin, had approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Panaji, complaining against M/s Goan Real Estate and Constructions Pvt Ltd and others.

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Sluice gates: Worth the trouble

Sluice gate fishing was, and still is, a huge source of revenue to tenant farmers, and the high bid that each gate fetches is proof that this method of catching fish in shallow water is popular and worth the trouble, writes MICHAEL FISHER Sluice gates are simple mechanism devised centuries ago to not just maintain flow of saline water into …

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Simply chocolicious!

Six years after he started The Chocolate Man’s Production, Savio Monteiro is now all set to take his chocolate ideas beyond Goan shores   By Jason Soares | B&C The adage ‘looks could be deceptive’ suits Savio Monteiro very well. Although he is regarded for his immense culinary skills, this modest looking 36-year-old chef can impress anyone with his business …

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On a ‘concrete’ footing

Gauri Falari, proprietor Shantadurga Concretes, is aiming to create a niche for herself in the concrete paver market, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK   The concrete paver industry in Goa is set to advance. Demand is growing and enthused by the fact that several entrepreneurs have jumped into the fray. There are about 10-12 local manufacturers currently, and among them Gauri …

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