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The Big Bite

By Jason Soares | B&C
When it comes to supplying dental equipment, not many can match the dominance of Akshaya Dental Trading Company and the person behind it, Mr Akshay Khandeparker.

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Doctor two-wheeler

By Roque Dias | B&C
Fixing two-wheelers calls for technical intelligence, patience and nimble fingers. Not everyone can do it. Besides, the thought of ending the day with grease under the finger nails isn’t a pleasant one. Mr Jyotiba Mangueshi Manganacho, on the other hand took to the profession like he was born for it.

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World of exotic fish

By Sudesh Bhosle | B&C
What are the chances of getting a view of all the fish in the sea? Quite unlikely. They are simply too many. But step into Abyss-the Underworld, which houses a number of aquariums with some exotic species of live fish, and you’ll get to see at least 100 varieties.

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Yoga: Getting expensive

When Mr Leslie Fernandes, resident of Porvorim wanted to do some kind of exercise to stay fit, he did not take up long walks or gyming as many of his friends in his age group of mid-30s did.  Mr Fernandes, who runs a small business, decided to try out yoga in a smart class conducted by a lady in Dona Paula.

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Sand mining: Illegal but thriving

On the law books sand mining is illegal, but in reality money continues to be made as the demand for sand is huge.  MICHAEL FISHER and BHIVA PARAB dig deeper to find that the ban by the Coastal Zone Management Authority has remained on paper and for sand extractors it’s business as usual.

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In the sweet tooth business

By Joao Sousa M | B&C
‘Have a break, have a Kitkat….’ This favourite chocolate of many is manufactured at Nestlé’s chocolate plant at Usgao. Not just Kitkat, a whole range of chocolates including ‘Munch’, one of India’s largest selling chocolates, are rolled out from this factory.

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Strengthening it with steel

By Shoma Patnaik | B&C
With the industrial scene looking up, it is opportunity time for entrepreneurs setting up base in Goa. Upping its presence is nascent player Mr Siddharth Goyal, an entrepreneur from Chennai with a family background in steel.

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