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New chai lovers hangout at Dabolim airport

MumTravel Food Services (TFS), India’s leading Travel Food and Retail Company, is bringing to you the classic combo of chai-bhajjis this monsoon season at the Mumbai Se outlet. Now you can enjoy the cool breeze and warm chai and bhajjis from the airport itself. If you are the kind that craves hot tea and crunchy bhajjis every time it is …

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All new BMW S 1000 RR launched

BMW Motorrad has launched the all new BMW S 1000 RR superbike recently. The superbike is available as a completely built-up unit (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships in all states. Dimitris Raptis, head, Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Africa, BMW Motorrad said, “No other bike can be a more authentic interpretation of the sport world than the S …

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Ease in setting up of business and talent pool important to attract investment, says Desai

Ashank Desai , the brain behind catapulting Indian IT industry into the top league was recently in Goa for a startup connect event. A prominent son-of-soil, Desai is a personality who all Goans are proud of.  He is the founder of Mastek, one of the big software companies of India and also founded NASSCOM, the apex body of the trillion …

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Formalin in fish: the unending saga

By Bhasker Assoldekar Since last one year this topic has caught the imagination of every Goan- Whether Formalin is dangerous to health of human beings. Here’s is everything that Goans, including the judiciary, FDA, politicians, bureaucrats, vendors and consumers would want to know about it. Q. Can fish be preserved for a long time without treating with chemicals like formalin? …

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Mobile wallets wilt under KYC norms

Can mobile wallets with spending limits and no KYC boost digital payments in India? Numbers reveal that, mobile wallets in India are struggling. The numbers from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) suggests that while mobile payment transaction value was Rs 15.9 crores in March 2019, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction value shot up to Rs 1.3 trillion …

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Further reforms in GST to mark two years of rollout

Further reforms in Goods and Service Tax (GST) are on the cards to mark the two year anniversary of the tax. The government has said that, it will introduce a new return system on a trial basis from July 1 and on mandatory basis from October 1. Kicking off celebration to mark two years of the GST implementation, the finance …

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Shikhar Kumar wins young restaurateur of the year award

Shikhar Kumar, co-founder, T- Mark Hospitality won the Young Restaurateur of the Year award at the Indian Restaurant Congress 2019, organised recently by Franchise India. The award was presented by TV stars Mohit Malik and Aditi Shirwaikar in honour of his contribution to the hospitality industry and his outstanding work with Watermark, Goa’s first and only floating luxury lounge in partnership with …

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Goan interior designers conduct Design Yagna

Interior designers and architects in the state had a enriching meeting recently discussing spaces and blueprints at the Design Yagna organized by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID)  Pratap Jadhav, president and Jabeen Zacarias, president elect, IIID, were in Goa to celebrate the yagna held at a city resort. The event was well attended by designers, architects, professionals, trade members and invitees. …

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Waste food handling appliances launched

Bengaluru based Wastexpert launched food waste handling solutions for the Goa market recently. The company launched digester, composter and dewaterer for hotels and food operators in the state. According to the company, with rapid urbanisation and the increase in food wastage, segregating and managing food waste at source is the only way forward. Arpita Khadria, chief operating officer, said “The …

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District Forum receives flak for delay in certified copy of order

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya The Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission recently took a serious note of the inordinate delay of about one year between pronouncing of the impugned judgment and order and delivery of the free copy observing that, such a conduct is not just and reasonable. Justice Bakre, president, Goa State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission while partly allowing …

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