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Designing in gold

Blending creativity with business acumen, jewellery designer Pravita Vernekar runs Zevar store in Mapusa which is a new type of gold store in the market

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Commission upholds parent’s plea against school

By Jatin Ramaiya The principal of Eurokids International Pre-Primary School had approached the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Panaji against an order dated September 1, 2014 passed by the North Goa Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum, by which the school principal was directed to refund Wendy Fernandes fees of Rs 15,000 with interest at the rate of 10 per …

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‘GAPL’s acquisition allows us to become a total healthcare company’

In February this year, the government announced disinvestment in Goa Antibiotics and Pharmaceutical Ltd (GAPL) to Kerala-based HLL Lifecare that picked up a 74 per cent stake. It was an important disinvestment for Goa where the government is trying to boost industrial activity and attract investment from outside companies.  A public sector company, HLL Lifecare is robust in operations and …

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‘Multiple documentation for exporters needs simplification’

The export business is becoming more and more critical for growth of India’s economy, particularly for Goa, since the stoppage of mining. Also, fierce competition has essentially forced exports to be achieved in the most competitive way, says Sanjay Kare, director of world-renowned toothbrush manufacturer Schiffer and Menezes in an interview to MICHAEL FISHER What’s the biggest hurdle exporters are …

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Bold step into waste management

By Shoma Patnaik | B&C The waste management industry is in a nascent stage in India. Not many players are in it and companies in existence are start-ups and recently upcoming. So it is nice to have a Goan entrepreneur who is brave enough to step into the field and eager to make a mark in the business. Mapusa-based Gaurav …

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Sesa striving for 7-8 MT iron ore production in Goa

NEW DELHI: Striving for seven-eight million tonnes of iron ore production in Goa, Sesa Sterlite is likely to resume operations at some of the closed mines in the state during January-March after a two-year ban. This huge relief to billionaire NRI Anil Agarwal-led company comes on the back of the direction of the Goa Bench of Bombay High Court that …

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