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When the barber offers free stock tips

By Tensing Rodrigues What would you do if a boot polisher was to give you a stock tip? Take it or leave it? Here is the story of what Joe Kennedy the father of John F Kennedy did back in the 1920s.  He wanted to get his shoes polished one day. The boy, however turned out to be a bit …

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Ecosystem for migration to EVs not ready, say two-wheeler companies

The Indian automobile industry is asking for time for two-wheeler companies to migrate to electric vehicles (EV). According to the industry players, EV migration needs proper planning to ensure ecosystem readiness. Echoing views of industry leaders who have called for a calibrated approach towards electric mobility, N Chandrasekaran, chairman, Tata Sons said that migration to EVs needs to be planned …

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Globus Infocom sets up smart classrooms in four colleges

Globus Infocom, a technological solutions brand is providing 62 smart classrooms and four virtual classroom solutions in government colleges in the state. The smart classrooms are presently in four government colleges at Sanquelim, Khandola, Quepem and Borda. The launch was by Pramod Sawant, Chief Minister.  The classrooms will not only provide top class learning solutions but also connect the four …

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HDFC Bank in global top 100 list

HDFC Bank, the largest private sector bank in India, is the highest-ranked Indian brand to be featured in the BrandZTM top 100 most valuable global brands released by WPP group company Millward Brown. In the latest list, the Bank’s brand value increased to US $22.70 billion from US $20.87 billion as of last year. HDFC Bank has now featured five …

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State Commission upholds district forum order against National Insurance

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya A bench of the Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, comprising, Justice (retd)  UV Bakre and Dhananjay Jog, member, dismissed an appeal filed by National Insurance Company Ltd. while holding that it is upon the insurance company to prove that repudiation of claim was justified and the claimant suffered from previous illnesses and the hospitalization was …

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Lakmé Salon opens its first outlet in Goa

Beauty industry frontrunner, Lakmé Salon opened its first outlet in Goa last week. The salon in Tonca, Miramar, is spread over 1500 sq. ft. and equipped with six hair stations and four skin rooms. It promises to provide all that the brand offers in terms of world-class beauty experience, international service standards and cutting-edge looks and products. The Lakme salon …

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Lemon Tree launches new hotel in Mumbai

Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd., showcased their new hotel Lemon Tree Premier-Mumbai International Airport recently. With the opening of the hotel Lemon Tree will have 5,800 rooms in 57 hotels across 34 cities, making it India’s largest hotel chain in the mid-priced segment. The new hotel in Andheri East, Mumbai aims to target both, business and leisure travellers as well as …

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Stretching all out for yoga

The department of tourism, organized a special one- hour  yoga session on International Yoga Day, June 21 2019, where  around  80 staff participated in the  demonstration-cum- practice session.  Yoga expert Pradeep Nagvekar, Goa Yoga Academy, conducted the session at  Paryatan Bhavan  hall, Patto. Earlier in the day, tourism department officials joined in the yoga programme  organized at the  department  of art and culture, Patto.

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Budget 2019: Expectations of real estate sector

With the real estate industry facing a liquidity crunch and multiple taxes adding to the burden on home buyers amidst a slowing economy, the expectation is high of the real estate fraternity from the first budget of Modi Sarkar 2.0. The aam aadmi always hopes that the Union Budget will have announcements that will impact their lives positively- for example, …

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Actress Mrinal Kulkarni bags Fit Celebrity Mom award

Actor and director, Mrinal Kulkarni, was  honoured with Godrej Veg Oils,  Fit Celebrity Mom award, at the 12th Goa Marathi Film Festival, 2019. The award ceremony was a part of the three-day film festival. Kulkarni received the award from Shekhar Surve, assistant vice president, edible oils, Godrej Industries. Company officials said that, the Fit Celebrity Mom award was specially conceptualized …

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