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Hot-mixing Goa’s roads

By Sanjay Borkar | B&C
With the monsoons in the final stages of its retreat, the government is gearing itself to kick start the process of tarring the roads that have taken a beating during the wet spell. In fact, work on some lanes has begun, with potholes being filled with asphalt before a carpet of tarmac can be laid out.  

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Five things your insurance company will not tell you

By Deepak Yohannan
The best insurance agents and customer service personnel flood you with details, details and even more details about the possible insurance policies that you could buy.

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Shopping along Mandovi’s promenade

By Jason Soares | B&C
Last week, the Mandovi promenade sprang to life and was abuzz with activity. The 10-day fair, known as the ‘ashtimichi feirry’, is held annually between the intervening period of ‘ashtimi’ and Ganesh Chaturthi. Traders congregate from different places at the fair that is usually held at Campal grounds.  

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Canopy of nature

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations here have several facets unique to our culture. The best is the tradition of Matoli – a direct allusion to worship of Mother Earth

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The big picture

It is 12 noon, Friday, at Cine El-Monte, Vasco, the day for a new release and ‘Satyagraha’ is scheduled for screening. Only one person has turned up to watch the show. A solitary man who patiently sits near the booking counter and watches out for others to join him.

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Long road ahead

Having attracted reputed companies across diverse sectors, Pilerne Industrial Estate has emerged as an important factor in the state’s industrial growth. But basic infrastructure like electricity and water still remains unaddressed

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Navy man turned restaurateur

you are checking out the restaurant scene in Margao, chances are that you’d step into Royal Treat, a cozy place for mouth-watering light food. The eatery’s ‘special’ any day of the week is Cafreal Burger, a filling bite made up of tasty chicken cafreal spread in between burger bread.
The dish is so well received that it has received the thumbs up from no less a persona than the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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Getting ready to welcome Lord Ganesh

By Vishant Vaze | B&C
Bicholim taluka is busy getting ready to welcome Ganesh Chathurti that is to follow next week. Artisans in Bicholim are working round the clock to finish their orders of Ganesh idols.

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Emaar MGF asked to refund money paid for booking plot

NEW DELHI: Real estate developer Emaar MGF Land Ltd has been directed by the apex consumer forum to refund Rs 2.4 lakh to a man for “deficiency” in service in connection with booking of a residential plot in Mohali.

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