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Goa IT needs a virus scan

Mr A Desai, a Goan who became the chairman of NASCOM (an IT decision-making body), was thrilled when he was knitted into the IT industry in April 1999. But Goa did not grab the opportunity that they could get from his appointment.

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GITIC tying down talent

Goa Information Technology Innovation Centre (GITIC), established by the Department of Industries and GCCI, is the only platform for IT graduates becoming entrepreneurs. GITIC director, Mr Ashton Souza explains to B&C the scope and benefits laid out for young entrepreneurs to kick-start their business.

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Grovemark: Staying ahead despite setbacks

BY MICHAEL FISHER | B&C
If you fail to achieve a goal, will you resort to finding an excuse for failure or strive to continue finding ways to succeed and tell your success story?  Even a handicap cannot be used as an excuse.

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‘Our products are aimed at foreign markets’

The Grovemark rise to fortune is among the most remarkable stories to have emerged from Verna Industrial Estate. It started in the late 80s in Mumbai when Ms Urmila Grover with her three kids blended home-made cosmetics and sold the products to beauty parlours.

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On a High Note

By Shoma Patnaik | B&C
Some time back when Ms Sheila Kirtane, resident of Caranzalem, wanted her son to get familiar with music, she started checking out with the two reputed music schools near her vicinity.

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Gains and risks of investing in gold

(Continued from last week)
Capital appreciation
Historically, gold has been the perfect hedge for inflation. This is based on data right from the year 1800 AD. Since last 10 years, gold has been hitting new levels.

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