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Importance of communication skills

By Binayak Datta On your career plans, the single most important agenda next only to your domain knowledge is perhaps the art of communicating. Communication will have its importance both before, during and after selection and entry into your career. So this is serious stuff. And of the modes of communicating, broadly the one you need most in the pre-entry …

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‘Market for silver jewellery growing by 10–15%’

A few years after Liberation, Shiv Sharan Chopra from Maharashtra decided to settle down in Vasco. Some years later, his son Vikas qualified as a gemologist from GII, Mumbai and diamond grading from Gemology Industry of America. In 2008, he and his wife Sapna set up Glitters that markets silver jewellery

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GCCI, ICAI to organise ‘Budget Talk’ 

The Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with the Goa Branch of Western India Regional Council of ICAI are hosting  ‘Budget Talk’ on March 2 at 5 p.m. at Surendrababu Timblo Hall, Narayan Rajaram Bandekar Bhavan, Panaji.

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Commission dismisses plea filed against travel company

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Tyrone Pires had approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Panaji appealing against the Margao District Forum’s final order dated September 30, 2014 by which the consumer complaint filed by him against Paramount Travels was dismissed.

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INVESTOR’S GUIDE

Positive week ahead During the special Budget trading session equity markets were extremely volatile but managed to end with gains of nearly a percent. Share prices were under pressure after the presentation of Union Budget in which Finance minister announced a series of measures aimed at high growth.

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Decoding the Budget

The NDA government presented its first full-fledged Union Budget on Saturday. BINAYAK DATTA breaks it down to give an overall perspective of what it means for the layperson

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Business bottlenecks

Against the backdrop of the recent amendments made in Goa VAT Act and Rules, 2005, V B PRABHU VERLEKAR writes about the Prime Minister’s call for ease of doing business, Finance Minister’s push for simplification of taxes, proposed Goods and Service Tax Act to be introduced from April 1, 2016 and good governance

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Gem of a person

Despite suffering a paralytic stroke and losses in his business, gemstone trader Frank Fernandes managed to keep himself going with a can-do attitude, writes MICHAEL FISHER

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BNI, GEMS to host Goa Biz Fest

BNI, GEMS will be hosting Goa Biz Fest on April 25. With business friendly decisions and initiatives coming up from the Indian government, a feeling of hope has descended among the business community.

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