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Exploring his creative side

After plying his trade in the gulf, construction engineer Lawrie Crasto decides to explore his creative side and ended up making state-of-the-art bespoke kitchens for high-profile clients in Goa

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Commission dismisses plaint against electricity department

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Chandravati Yadav had approached the Goa State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission at Panaji, as she claimed to be aggrieved by the dismissal of complaint filed by her alleging deficiency of service by Chief Electrical Engineer of the Electricity Department and others as a party to said complaint.

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Unwind with a shower massage

Installing pressure boosting systems for bathroom showerheads that give a massage like effect is the latest trend in modern residential complexes and villas, writes MICHAEL FISHER

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INVESTOR’S GUIDE

Buying opportunity for bargain hunters After three consecutive weeks of falling indices and loss of over 800 points in the Nifty the relentless slide came to a halt courtesy the 134-points rally on Friday. The week ended May 8 witnessed marginal gains for both the benchmark indices – Sensex and the Nifty. However FIIs continued to lighten their weight in Indian …

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GEMS Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

On 25th April 2015, the Goa Biz Fest hosted at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium provided a platform for a confluence of entrepreneurs, ranging the entire spectrum from aspirational to achievers. With the presence of over hundreds of businessmen across the state and captains of industry across the nation, GEMS instituted three awards to deserving young business entrepreneurs in Goa. …

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A master in creative art

Francisco Martins, who is popularly known for creating life-sized and awe-inspiring decorative models, has come a long way since he first started Martins Deco Event Company in the 70s By Michael Fisher | B&C It has taken very little time and energy for brothers Ernleigh and Jurgen Martins, to run the family business successfully. Their awe-inspiring decorative façade for various …

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‘We should focus on making Goa a hub for design professionals’

Architect Anup Gadgil specialises in renovation and restoration of old houses. His work though is divided equally between contemporary homes for individuals, rebuilding of old house and projects for institutions. After gaining work experience, Gadgil branched out on his own in 2008 and says that his first big project was designing a house in Aldeia de Goa. He currently employs …

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MaKe in India Myth or reality?

It’s been over six months since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects – Digital India, Make in India and Net Zero Imports by 2020 – were announced. These initiatives were touted to make the country self-sufficient in goods and services, lower the import bill, and develop the indigenous industry in electronics, computing and information technology (IT). However, its implementation is …

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‘Secretarial audit will lead to better corporate governance’

These are exciting times for the profession of company secretaries. The profession is in the limelight thanks to the changed Company Act which has made it compulsory for public companies with paid-up capital of Rs 50 crore or turnover of Rs 250 crore to attach a secretarial audit report along with directors report. The already bulky annual report is expected …

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