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Yazu, a new beach club unveils at Candolim

A new social beach club-cum-dining space, Yazu, launched at Marquis Beach Resort, Candolim recently. The place is the brainchild of three restaurateurs, Gurmeet Arora, Ranbir Nagpal and Atul Chopra    Targeted at the eating out crowd who love to relax at beaches, the beach club promises to serve as good food as it looks. The menu according to the three …

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Vivek Salgaocar in 2020 Young Global Leaders list

Vivek Salgaocar, director, Vimson Group, became a part of the  of Forum of Young Global Leaders Class of 20 for playing a defining role in conserving natural resources, connecting refugees to the global economy and addressing global health issues. Salgaocar is among 113 other activists, academics, and political leaders from 51 countries who are part of the Young Global Leaders …

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Forum rules in favour of telecom company for increasing credit limit

By Jatin Ramaiya Maria G Durairaj, senior citizen from Porvorim, approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum North Goa, complaining against Vodafone Idea Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd.  Durairaj in her complaint stated that she was a subscriber of the both the cellular companies and had availed international roaming facility from them upon depositing a security deposit of Rs 18,000 only …

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Vedanta bags social impact award for healthcare initiative in Goa

Vedanta Sesa Goa iron ore, Value Added Business (VAB) bagged the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Social Impact Award at ICC social impact summit held in Kolkata. The award was presented by Dr Shashi Panja,  minister of state (independent charge) department of women and child development and social welfare, West Bengal, in the presence of Dr Mayank Jalan, president, ICC, …

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The coronavirus bitter pill for Goan industry

In Feb 2020 when news of coronavirus disease in Wuhan, China came to light few realized how powerful the illness would be. Today the illness is on everybody’s mind.  With fresh outbreaks across the country and surge in illness related deaths across the world coronavirus is getting bigger by the day. The economic repercussion of the dreaded infection is no …

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Government approves tax reimbursement scheme for exporters

With a view to boost the country’s dwindling outbound shipments, the government on March 13, approved a scheme for reimbursement of taxes and duties to exporters.   The decision to approve the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) scheme was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The scheme is expected to cost …

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‘Use technology to create a great consumer experience’

The Institute of Management and Accounts (IMA), is a worldwide association of finance and accounting professionals. Here Jeffrey Thomson, president and chief executive officer (CEO), IMA in an exclusive interview with Sudesh Bhosle, says that, he does not expect a rescission in 2020 and growth in global gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to be around three per cent as …

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Blood bath and carnage of the worst type in markets

By DM Deshpande It has been an unforgettable week for investors worldwide. Coronavirus has resulted in an unprecedented sell off that has resulted in a free fall of security prices almost all over the globe.       In India the story is no different; it started with black Monday, the first day of the week. Investors lost around Rs 6 lakh …

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Budget 2020- No Big Bang

By Tensing Rodrigues No big bang, says an expert about Budget 2020. Today let us analyse the reactions to the budget by various commentators. Let us omit the comments by politicians including previous Finance Ministers for however expert and experienced they may be they cannot speak their mind.   We begin with Nikhil Vadia, a CA who has been filing …

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SBI- Goa gets moving on the road towards digital banking

State Bank of India, Goa, flagged off Digital Yaans during the 108th State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) meeting held on March 12. The flag-off of the Digital Yaans (vans) was in the presence of Parimal Roy, chief secretary, Goa, KV Haridas, deputy managing director, SBI,  Sanjay Kumar general manager, SBI, Sanjay, secretary revenue,  Nampoothri, general manager, RBI- Goa,  Kamakshi Pai, …

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