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In Asia’s top 10 club

Established player in Goa’s tourism industry, Heritage Village Club, Arossim is the only Indian hotel to be included in the best resort list of TripAdvisor, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK Year-end festivities are going to be sky-high at resort Heritage Village Club, Arossim. The 97- room, beachside property is in a celebratory mode after having recently made it to the top …

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Sweet success in farming

Law student Saish Desai has successfully managed to cultivate sugarcane on his family’s barren land and now plans to introduce other crops as well By Sanjay Borkar | B&C Goa’s weather is considered suitable for producing sugarcane, however, very few are into it. This sector can receive a much needed boost if the youth take it up earnestly. Interestingly, one …

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Rs 10 crore deals cracked at Film Bazaar

When it comes to selling films, the Film Bazaar is the place to do it. Held as part of the International Film Festival of India, the bazaar is perhaps one of the most vibrant places where producers, directors, financers and sponsors interact, writes MICHAEL FISHER Every year during the IFFI Film Bazaar, the lobby of the Marriot Hotel is packed …

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Carving a niche for himself

Be it custom-made clocks, cribs or altars, Sanjay Fernandes’ intricate wood carving designs are a big hit, writes MICHAEL FISHER   Ask Sanjay Fernandes why he’s so passionate about making wood carvings, and the gregarious Goan finds himself at a rare loss for words.  “I don’t know,” he says, finally. “I’ve asked myself: why did I start doing this? Why? …

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Germ-free hands

By Team B&C US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have made fist bumps famous. Reportedly, the first couple greets people with a knuckle rub and instead of the good old handshake. Greeting someone with knuckles, they’ve said in interviews, is more hygienic than shaking hands. And studies have showed that handshakes transfer the maximum germs followed by …

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Bejewelled in paper kraft

Kamakshi Shenoy pursued her childhood hobby of making jewellery items out of paper and today successfully retails her products in the state, writes  Michael Fisher

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Consumer must not suffer for counsel’s mistake, says commission

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Serafiao Bernabe Vaz, proprietor of Gaylin Chinese Restaurant, Margao, had approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Panaji against the order dated July 2, 2014, vide which the members of South Goa District Consumer Forum dismissed the consumer complaint filed against one Suraj Kumar Pode and M/s Celsius Refrigeration Pvt Ltd for non prosecution.

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Hoping for a turnaround

Faced with changed market conditions and consequent slowdown in performance, Southern Gas needs a radical revamp in strategy to get back to good health, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK

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A growing fleet

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | B&C After first tasting success as a transporter for IOCL, Ravi Naidu later ventured into shipping and has now diversified into real estate as well.

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