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Rupee cost averaging through systematic investment

By Deepak Yohannan
30-year-old Smita is finally earning enough to warrant investing in the market, but she worries that she will not be able to do it right. Everyone she has spoken to has emphasized the need to ‘time’ the market, but how can a lay person like Smita predict the ‘right time’ or the ‘wrong time’ to invest?

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Cost of serving an ace

BY SUDHAKAR SHANBHAG | B&C
The sport of lawn tennis is synonymous to individual brilliance. Kids in Goa have been taking a serious liking to the sport. Academies for beginners and those who wish to take up advanced training are fast catching the imagination of the youth.

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Picture perfect

Having being in the camera business for more than 12 years, B V Kholkar, proprietor of Regal Electronics in Panaji, has developed a reputation among shutterbugs as the ‘go-to guy’ for any camera-related advice. 

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Consumer forum orders Vodafone to pay compensation to doctor

MUMBAI: Holding Vodafone India guilty of deficiency in service, Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has upheld a lower court order which asked the service provider to pay Rs 20,000 compensation and Rs 5,000 costs to a doctor for failing to stop unsolicited commercial communications.

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Goa’s double digit attrition rate

A report released by the Confederation of Indian Industry states that the attrition levels for Goan workers is in double digits in all sectors. It was highest in retail at 44 per cent followed by banking and financial services at 36 per cent and IT and IT-enabled services at 35 per cent.

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Future in boxing

Twenty-four-year-old Aditya M Timble put his MBA studies into practice and went on to successfully set up a packaging unit

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Experts in hunting jobs

Since its inception 2 years ago, placement firm Job Expert has expanded its presence across India and is now looking to make foreign placements

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Filing a complaint against an insurer

By Deepak Yohannan
Dealing with insurers isn’t always a smooth and hassle-free process. Delays in claim settlement are frequent enough, and while most reputed insurers can be trusted to pay up when the time comes, some policies do slip through the cracks.

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Chiselling it to perfection

A sculptor studio in Verna started by Puttuswamy Gudigar is an unusual unit in the industrial estate that is run on viable lines, finds out Shoma Patnaik

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Fitness and food

By Team B&C
Most people today are content with white-collared jobs that are most often than not monotonous and dull. Still, there are others who make it big simply by pursing things that are close to their heart. Prashant Salgaonkar is a one such self-made entrepreneur who has made a living in fitness and food.

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