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Tailoring an investment

By Tensing Rodrigues Tailoring an investment is like tailoring a suit. It has to fit well the person whom it is meant for. Yes, nowadays readymade suits are available so are investments. But you will agree, a stitched to order suit is preferable to a readymade suit so also the investment. As we say in Konkani a readymade suit may …

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JSW group enters paints business with JSW Paints

Diversified business conglomerate, JSW Group recently entered the paints business with JSW Paints. This is part of the group’s diversification into consumer facing businesses and a first time entry into the organized paints sector. With the launch of its paints division, the group aims to make a comprehensive offering for consumer homes through steel, cement, furniture and now paints. JSW …

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Himalaya Drug signs on Kohli and Pant taken as brand ambassadors

Wellness company, The Himalaya Drug Company, signed cricketers Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant as official brand ambassadors for a new face care range. Commercials of the range will see both Kohli and Pant rapping to the latest proposition by Himalaya Men, ‘Looking Good…And Loving It’. The association with real-life heroes (and hence sports as an arena) extends back to the …

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Aluminium Beverages Can Association of India launched

Aluminium beverage cans are not just lightweight but also infinitely recyclable and tamper proof. To drive home the benefits of aluminium beverage packing, three companies- Hindalco Industries, Ball Beverage Packaging and Can Pack India partnered to form the Aluminium Beverages Can Association of India (ABCAI) recently. The goal of the organisation is to build sustainable aluminium beverage packaging practices that …

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State Commission gives Jet Airways a lifeline

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya The Goa State Consumer Disputes Commission, whilst allowing an appeal filed by the manager of Jet Airways granted some respite to the airline that had lost its opportunity to lead any evidence in an consumer complaint filed by two Mapusa residents, Antonio Joao Bosco Lobo and Manuela Lobo also known as Maria Manuela Cleta Joana Lobo.  …

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Quality Mark Awards

Applications are invited from entrepreneurs in Goa for the 9th edition of the Quality Mark awards organised by Ahmedabad based, Quality Mark Trust. The awards are in more than 40 categories. Previous award functions were organised in different states such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, where more than 250 organizations have been awarded. The president of the …

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HDFC Bank to restore cyclone-hit Odisha schools

HDFC Bank said that it would restore and repair 20 government schools in Odisha that were affected by cyclone Fani. This initiative is to help restore normalcy for distressed school students in the cyclone-hit districts of Khurda, Puri and Cuttack. The restoration plan will cover repairs and refurbishment for school premises and restoring sanitation facilities. The 20 schools will be …

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Mission IL&FS still a puzzle

One of the best finance company of India until recently, the future of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) looks bleak now.  The crisis in the company was discovered only around June 2018 and nearly after  a year the situation remains precarious. In October 2018 although the government did not assure any bailout measure, it replaced the management of IL&FS …

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PE investment in residential real estate at 4-year low: Report

Institutional investors invested more than US $ 4 billion in the Indian real estate industry in 2018. Total private equity inflows in residential segment stood at $266 million in 2018, a nine per cent drop against 2017 and 82 percent decline since 2015. Commercial real estate got the lion’s share of investments with US $ 2.8 billion in PE funds, …

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Service support from TVS Motors for cyclone Fani affected

TVS Motor Company has activated its Road Side Assistance (RSA) service in Orissa to provide relief efforts to cyclone Fani affected in Orissa,. The initiative is being backed by a 24- hour helpline which addresses customer queries in Odia and Bengali. Further 25 mobile vans are pressed into service in 10 districts across the state to ease vehicle transport for …

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