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Making kandeels for Diwali

By Roque Dias | B&C
Lanterns or ‘Akash Kandeels’ are synonymous with Diwali. With the festival of lights round the corner, lantern makers like Mr Damodar Borkar are a busy lot. Mr Borkar based in Malbhat, Margao, is popular for making decorative and attractive lanterns, and is flooded with customers every year.

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Bank penalised for delay in handing over flat to customer

The District Consumer Court, South Goa, has in a significant order penalised Corporation Bank for inordinate delay in handing over the possession of a flat to the complainant which was sold through an auction by the bank.

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Working of insurance – how does the business of insurance flourish?

By Deepak Yohannan
Insurance is a process of transferring the risk to others. Thus, if we purchase a life insurance policy, it simply means that we transfer the risk of the financial loss to the insurance company possible from the death of the individual.

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Eating like a Gujarati

By Jason Soares | B&C
When the hunger pangs set in and the time is short, the best place to satiate one’s cravings would be Gujarat lodge located along the busy 18th June Road in Panaji.

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Turning grass into furniture

As a young Goan entrepreneur, Mr Mayuresh Dhume had a passion for unknown art. He collected a heap of wicker grass while on a visit to Thailand and saw its infinite potential as a material after it dried.

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Making the best selection

By Sudesh Bhosle | B&C
Considered to be one of the most famous and popular readymade garment stores in the port town of Vasco, The National Selection along the Swatantra Path caters to the needs of a wide range of customers.

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Finding a place to say ‘I DO’

Goan weddings have come a long way from the days when receptions were held in the space outside the groom’s house under a ‘mato’. These days couples have a choice of halls with the best ones coming at a price that would stretch a middle class budget. MICHAEL FISHER takes a look at what is available and his advice is, book well in advance or risk a polite ‘no’

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Parinati Solutions: forgning ahead

Team B&C

Most of the Indian IT services companies currently have their development centres located in the tier 1/2 cities of India. This business strategy leads to the following challenges:

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Shopping in colour

Team B&C

When it comes to buying cloth material, there’s no better place to visit than Margao’s famous row of cloth shops. And among these is M/s Xantaram Poi Palondikar cloth shop, run by its owner and cloth merchant Mr Damodar Pai Palondikar.

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Soft on drinks, hard on labour

By Sudesh Bhosle | B&C

Notwithstanding the stiff competition with the entry of multi-brand soft drink manufacturing companies in the market, Mr Melkiour Rego, a youth from New-Vaddem, Vasco has managed to hold out.

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