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Mumbai-based BIZ Nest to fire Goa’s startup scene

Goa’s startup scene is set to get brighter with Mumbai based BIZ Nest, shortly launching MeWo, an upscale meeting and co-working space for entrepreneurs, finds out Team B&C Good workplace is what startups lack the most in Goa. Most operate out of scruffy working spaces and wish for smart premises at least sometimes when necessary.   Familiar with the need …

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More improvement needed in ease of doing business

By DM Deshpande The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020 is out and it has some good news for the Indian economy.  India’s ranking vaulted 14 places to 63rd in the survey that covers 190 countries. While this is welcome it does not by itself solve all the outstanding economic challenges the nation faces. The ranking gives the macro- …

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Mutual funds seek Sebi approval for fewer schemes in 2019 so far

With investor sentiments subdued, mutual funds are going slow on new products for the current year. With just two months to go for the year-end,  about 125 mutual fund schemes have been filed by asset management companies with Sebi so far in 2019, much lower than 211 schemes submitted in entire 2018. Fund houses attributed the fewer new fund offers …

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How to set financial goals for the future

By Tensing Rodrigues Very often we talk about setting goals. They are meant to guide our investment decisions. One crucial element of goal setting is the horizon we choose.  When do I want this goal to be achieved? Because our goal for a short term will be different from our goal for medium term which will be different from our …

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Innerwear brand V-Star expands presence in the state

Innerwear brand V-Star, promoted by V- Guard opened its first concept store in the state at Souza Tower, opposite Panjim municipal market garden. The store offers the complete range of innerwear and lifestyle products for men, women and kids. It is owned by Ritika Jain and Paras Jain. A fast rising brand, V-Star is already made its mark in major …

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State Commission imposes fine of Rs 2.5 lakh on Air France and Delta Airlines

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Senior citizen couple from Margao, approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Commission challenging the judgement and order passed by the District Consumer  Forum, South Goa, whereby a complaint against Delta Airlines and Air France was partly allowed.   The couple, Dr. Fernando Aluisio Das Angustias Fernandes and Maria Celsa Tovar Furtado had initially approached the District …

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Goan valuer receives certificate of appreciation at global summit

Panaji based Ravi Palyekar, was recently honoured as an eminent member of the Institution of Valuers (IOV) India,   for his contribution towards the profession. He received a certificate of appreciation at the Global Valuation Summit 2019, New Delhi.  Palyekar is presently the vice chairman of the Institution of Valuers, Goa. He is a specialist in engineering and real estate valuation …

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BOB celebrates Vigilance Week with gusto

Bank of Baroda celebrated Vigilance Awareness Week 2019, October 28-November 2, with slew of outreach activities such as organizing gram sabhas, competitions in school and colleges, motivating lectures by bank officials, etc. A walkathon was organised on October 28 at 3:30 pm under the leadership of Amulya Kumar, regional head and Deepak Kumar Singh, deputy regional head. It started from …

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NS Style Salon & Spa in expansion mode

Wellness chain, NS Style Salon & Spa, the only specialised nail and permanent makeup salon service is expanding its network in Goa. A new outlet of the brand opened in Miramar last week followed by the launch of another outlet in Calangute on November 5. NS Style Salon & Spa is known for its curated array of beauty care services …

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Health tips for senior citizens

Manipal Hospitals, Dona Paula in association with Rotary Club of Panaji Midtown organized, Dignity  a program for senior citizens guild YMCA. Angelo Paes, president, senior citizens guild, YMCA, was the chief guest and other invitees were Ibrahim Haroon, president, Rotary Club, Panaji Midtwon, Manu Anand, secretary Rotary Club, Dr.Deepchand Bhandare, senior orthopaedic surgeon,  Dr Shekhar Salkar, HOD oncology department and Manish …

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