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AC sales keep Goa cool

With summer temperature on the rise dealers of consumers durables are gearing up for a seasonal spurt in air conditioner sales, reports Serilda Coutinho

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Experts await clearer policy for EVs

Early this year in February when Nitin Gadkari, the road, transport and highways minister, inaugurated Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station at Niti Aayog building in the capital, he emphasised on the burden of crude oil bill on India’s exchequer. 

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Filing of ITR is no more SAHAJ

By Shivanand Pandit   Like it or not, you have to pay taxes and file tax returns. It is that time of year when many drown in reams of paperwork and try to make sense and save on income tax. The Central Board of Taxes notifies the Income Tax Return (ITR) forms applicable for the assessment year. And it is …

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Collapse of Jet Airways: Larger issues need fixing

By DM Deshpande   After all the twists and turns the inevitable has happened; Jet Airlines has grounded all operations. The airlines last hope that the banks will bail them out did not come true; it is another matter that lead banks went back on their promise to provide a fresh lease of life to the beleaguered airline.

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Consumer fined for frivolous complaint

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya  The Consumer Protection Act was enacted for the purpose of summary and speedy disposal of consumer disputes. However some persons with oblique motives exploited the mechanism in the Act by filing false, frivolous and vexatious complaints. The Parliament taking note of such false and meritless cases being filed amended the Consumer Protection Act empowering the Consumer …

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Forgetting history

By Tensing Rodrigues*   Those who forget the history, the saying goes, are condemned to repeat it. That’s very true. Every time I forgot the history in school I was made to repeat it ten times in writing. But then the school over I have forgotten it all for good. Now it is usually the shopping lists that I forget.

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Flamboyance on display at the Flair Bartending Challenge 

The Indian Flair Bartending Association (IFBA) organised their first ever Flair Challenge in the state. Members of the bartending community from across India participated robustly in the competition. Participants were some of the industry’s best.

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CII Digitizing India Summit

Digital transformation is present all across the sectors these days. A vehicle registration which would take 79 days on an average a few years earlier gets done in just a day today.  It also has the potential to solve some of India’s more serious problems like shortage of quality healthcare and education in rural areas.

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