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Learning the lingo

When mining company Sesa Goa Ltd, had an Italian equity stakeholder in the early years of its operations, its foreign co-owners were very clear that the company managers learn Italian language.

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Far from the finish line

A slew of incentives offered by the government appear to be reviving dairy farming and predictions are that production could touch 61,000 litres per day. But this figure is nowhere close to the total requirement of 2.4 lakh litres per day. Despite yielding good profits, higher returns in tourism and mining sector is sucking out talent and workers from the dairy sector.

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Keeping pests under control

Tackling the menace of pests is no easy task. It takes a person of the calibre of Mr Somashekhar Shrinivas Karkal, a specialist and a pioneer in the field of pest control in Goa, to do the job.

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Harnessing the wind

It is yet to make an impact in Goa, but Mr Orlando’s Fernandes’ initiative called ‘Energy-XS’ that manufactures vertical axis wind turbines is poised for a major growth

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At the helm

After quitting a successful photography career in Mumbai, Mr John Fernandes found his calling in crafting boats back home

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Under the shade of a tree

By Ramesh Savaikar | B&C
Many youth choose to take over the business from their fathers who are industrialists, businessmen, goldsmiths, et al. But to find village youth hailing from an agricultural background and choosing to continue with their father’s tea stall business is something worth applauding.

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Advertising: Defying a slow down

The advertising market is pegged between Rs 50 -70 crore per annum, with majority advertisements being released by the state government. But on the flipside, in the absence of an association the industry is disorganised, with reports of undercutting.

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Eight is not enough

By Jason Soares | B&C
Supermarkets as convenience stores revolutionised the way people shopped for their daily needs. And as a concept it was Mr Kirit Maganlal, managing partner of the popular chain of Magsons Supercentres, who first introduced it in Goa.

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