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Enlightening programme on mental health for women

The GCCI women’s wing associated with Go Womenia for Happy Mental Health programme recently. Pallavi Salgaoncar, chairperson, women’s wing (WW), reiterated the importance of mental health especially in today’s stressful times. There was a a panel discussion by experts, Dr Priyanka Sahasrabhojanee, Kshipra Vora, Dr Jyotsna Nayak and Ketaki Parob Gadekar where they discussed topics like depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and …

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Samiksha Naik bags business excellence award

Goan entrepreneur, Samiksha Naik received the Global Business Leadership Excellence Award recently. Naik is the founder of Samswek Global Events and Exhibitions, an event management company based in Dubai that caters to leading brands. Naik moved to the UAE in 2012 and worked in the media industry before venturing into her own company. The award was by the Centre of Economic …

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Khadi garments shine at National Designer Awards 2019

Thousands of designers from all over the country attended the Khadi Miss India awards 2019 where designers from all over the country introduced khadi in a new form. About 400 designer garments were displayed by models walking the ramp. The National Designer Awards were at the International Center Goa, Dona Paula. The fashion show was such that it left people …

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The CNG power for Goan car owners

With the commissioning of the state’s first CNG fuelling station at West Coast petrol pump, old Goa, CNG powered vehicles running on non-polluting, clean fuel is finally a reality, reports Shoma Patnaik There could be lesser vehicular pollution on Goan roads in 2020, with the state’s first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelling station at West Coast petrol pump, Old Goa, …

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Auto sector gears up for final push towards BS 6

After enduring tough 12 months, the auto industry is seeing signs of demand stability across segments. But it still needs to face the final challenge of Bharat Stage 6 transition, according to a report by Motilal Oswal Institutional Equities. The report says that, the stability has partly appeared due to high discounts, better availability of finance and improvement in rural …

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Bengaluru is Asia-Pacific’s fastest-growing office market, says report

Bengaluru’s commercial business district (CBD) was the best performing office space market in the Asia Pacific region in the third quarter of 2019, posting rental growth of 17.6 per cent, according to international property consultant Knight Frank.   The CBDs of Connaught Place in National Capital Region (NCR) and Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai were the seventh and 11th fastest-growing …

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Slowdown in fresh flowers sale

The vendors could be seen selling fresh flowers in various markets of the state and along the roadsides, however the fresh flower market is facing slow down in recent years, according to the local vendors. The local vendors say that increasing sale of artificial flowers is affecting their business. Sujata Dilip Popkar who has been selling flowers for more than …

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Christmas boosts business in state

Only a couple of days are left for the Christmas, which is one of the major festivals celebrated in the state. As being a major festival in the state of Goa, the state markets are having good sales and are also expecting a good business in coming days of the festive season. It may be noted that during the Christmas …

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Slowdown in fresh flowers sale

The business of fresh flowers in the state is showing decrease, according to the local vendors.  One of the main reason for it is the increase in the use of artificial flowers, reports Dhanashri Karbotkar The vendors could be seen selling fresh flowers in various markets of the state and along the roadsides, however the fresh flower market is facing …

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