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India needs to demonstrate willingness to become part of global supply chain: US

India needs to demonstrate to the international community its willingness to become a part of the global supply chain by taking steps towards resolving larger market access issues, a top US diplomat has said. Speaking at a programme to commemorate the 60th anniversary of President Eisenhower’s Historic Visit to India, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, …

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India’s story has just begun: NITI Aayog CEO

The series of pathbreaking and ambitious reforms unleashed by the Modi government in the last few years will make India a very competitive and productively-efficient economy in the long run, a top Indian official said on Friday. “There is a great positivity about India,” NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant told PTI in an interview here as he wound up his …

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What should be our priority-job protection or job creation?

By D M Deshpande Answer to the title question is obvious; that the policy focus should squarely be on job creation. While this has been imperative for all time in our economy, it’s importance has only increased in recent times. With growth rate touching new lows, 5 percent and may be even lower than that in course of time, there is …

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Ramco Cements launches high strength cement

The Ramco Cements Limited has launched Ramco Supercrete, the environment friendly and high strength cement for crack-free concrete in Goa. With the launch of Ramco Supercrete, the new premium blended cement, Ramco becomes the complete cement solutions provider. Ramco Supercrete will meet the requirements of consumers and specifiers who preferhigher grades of concrete as it not only provides excellent strength …

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Walmart and HDFC Bank launch co-branded credit card

Retail giant Walmart India and HDFC Bank launched a co-branded credit card exclusively for members of its best price modern wholesale B2B cash & carry stores.  The co-branded credit card was launched by Krish Iyer, president and CEO, Walmart India and Parag Rao, country head, payments business and marketing, HDFC Bank. The card was simultaneously launched at 26 store locations …

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Interaction on spa tourism held

In a bid to provide Goan spas and salons with international exposure the GCCI organised an interaction between officials of Indonesia consulate and members of the local spa trade. Indonesia is widely regarded as a global leader in luxury spa tourism and the meeting aimed at potential tie ups between players of the two states. Present during the session were …

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Conference on applied economics and finance

Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Sankhali,  is organizing a conference on applied economics and finance from December 16- 18.  The three-day conference will have professors and research scholars from various institutes presenting their findings. Eminent professors such as Dr Babu Nahata, University of Louisville, Kentucky and Dr Romar Correa, professor of monetary economics, Mumbai University  are invited as keynote speakers. …

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FC Goa finalises title and associate sponsor for 2019-20 season

FC Goa announced Adda52 Rummy as the title sponsor and Deltin as the associate sponsor for the 2019 – 20 season. Adda52 was the associate sponsor of the club for the last season and the two brands have decided to make their association even stronger. As title sponsor Adda52 Rummy will now have its logo the central feature on all …

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Bougainvillea fashion and lifestyle event held

The Bougainvillea Lifestyle Goa Edition 2, a fashion and lifestyle event also known as ‘a one-stop destination for the fashionistas of today’ was held in city. The event showcased some of the finest work from the leading designers of India. This year, the event curators Poonam Mittal and Radha Goel returned this Christmas season with Bougainvillea Lifestyle -Edition 2 to …

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Residential projects falter in 2019: Report

Overall housing sales in India in 2019 rose by a modest 4-5%, with over 2.58 lakh homes sold during the year compared with 2.48 lakh housing units sold in the previous year The year 2019 was a non-event for the residential real estate market in India as sales growth remained muted and investor interest was subdued, according to a report …

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