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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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Safety comes at a cost

There’s nothing uglier than steel grills and bars to ruin the facade of beautiful villas and houses. A quick survey in Goa shows that all residential complexes and industrial units rank ‘security’ a top priority as it is a major cause of concern.

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Knowing about ‘Life Insurance’

(continued from last week)
By Debby Fowles
Term insurance is “pure” insurance that offers a predetermined death benefit if you die within the term covered, but doesn’t build up a cash value during your lifetime. (By comparison, whole life insurance offers both a death benefit and a cash value, but is much more expensive.)

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Poultry farmers chicken out

What happened to agriculture is now happening to poultry farming. The number of people wanting to get into the business of rearing chicks is virtually zero and those who are into it are getting out. A host of issues makes poultry farming in Goa a tough proposition, writes
SHOMA PATNAIK

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The job hunter

Isn’t it nice to have someone else do the job hunting for you? Seems like a luxury, but Mr Vighnesh Apte makes it his business to find the right man or woman for the right job. And it pays, writes Shoma patnaik

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BPO industry needs a reboot

With the steady rise in call centres, Goa is gradually turning out to be a hub for BPO services. But with no labour laws governing this sector, it’s the employees who are facing the

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Knowing about ‘Life Insurance’

By Debby Fowles

You may or may not need life insurance, depending on your personal situation. If you don't need it, don't buy it. It may give you a false sense of security but you'll be wasting your money.

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In search of a tavern

By Michael Fisher | B&C

There is nothing more Goan, than taking a few moments out of your day to sit with a two inch glass in one of the state’s many taverns. Taverns would be located on roadsides of towns and villages, and the elders dressed in their gentlemen-coat would drink the strong aromatic mard (coconut feni) watching the town go by on bicycles and bullock carts.

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