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Three essential insurance tips for family’s sole breadwinner

By Deepak Yohannan
Managing on one income is a major challenge in present times. The sole earner of a family has the unenviable responsibility of not only putting food on the table but also ensuring the family’s financial stability through good times and bad. As far as job security goes, these are trying times indeed.

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Driving up car sales

BY TEAM B&C
After a prolonged lull, car sales are finally seem to be looking up, with the auto industry reporting a rise for the first time in 10 months in August.

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A stitch in time

One of the familiar sights in the Panaji municipal market that always evokes curiosity is the presence of men bent over sewing machines outside some of the shops.

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In troubled waters

It’s been almost a year since Goa’s ban on mining came into force. With practically no business, the shipping industry has been hit badly. About 1,200 ships were being handled in Goa during the financial year,

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Facing stiff challenge

Established in 1972, Madgaum Urban Co-operative Bank is flashing aggression to get ahead of peers, however maintaining tempo is its challenge ahead

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Strong as steel

By Michael Fisher | B&C
When Ashok Kharangate established Vasco Steel Traders in 1976, little did he know that he was stepping into a world recession that prolonged till 1982.  The price of steel then was Rs 12 a kg and Goa needed approximately 2,000 tonnes a month. 

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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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