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Why Goans normally don’t venture to be entrepreneurs?

By Bhasker Assoldekar Over the last few years, whenever I am in Goa during this part of the year, several parents of youngsters (with scholastic academic performances) expect me to interact with their children and guide them. I usually ask them, “what  would you like to be?” The answer invariably is, “I want to be  doctor or an engineer” ( mostly …

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Goa speed drivers seek ‘formula’ of hope

MICHAEL FISHER | B&C For Motor Sports in Goa, though it seems to be lights out in the foreseeable future at least, two aspirants Donovan Vaz and Avdumber Hede are hoping the government and the promoters might switch the lights on for them Like India Formula 1 won’t be on for this year due to the bureaucracy fumbling with taxes, …

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Goa’s real estate potential strong

Ramesh Tiwari arrived in Goa 17 years back to make his fortune in the booming real estate industry. His firm is the first ISO certified real estate agency and the purpose of certification was to professionalize operations. Tiwari adds that he is blended into local environs despite coming from a totally different culture.   Why did you opt to start …

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I scream dollop

Ice cream market in Goa is seeing double digit growth every year and the good news is that local brands are giving outside competitors a run for their money, reports Shoma Patnaik

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Ice cream market in India growing at 20%

Ice cream consumption in India although growing at healthy rate of 20 per cent per year is no patch on global consumption. India per capita consumption currently is about 550 grams which has improved from 330 grams levels few years ago. Comparatively the US standard per capita standard is hefty 14 kg annually.

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Consumers’ casual attitude won’t be entertained

By Jatin Ramaiya Jimmy Gracias, resident of Salcete approached the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum at South Goa Margao, complaining against ICICI Bank and others. Gracias said that he was entitled for relief from ICICI Bank for damages worth Rs 13.60 lakh and an amount of Rs 1,000 per day from the date of filing the complaint until his name …

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How to start a money exchange business

It would be great if your team could help me set my business. I am planning to start a money exchange business in Vasco-da-Gama. I wanted to know how which Govt. dept I should start with. I even visited the RBI web site but it is very confusing. It would be great if you’ll can help me out. – Rahul R.

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