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Amazon India to eliminate single use plastic packaging

After the government asked e-commerce companies to reduce their plastic waste, Amazon India said that the company will eliminate single use plastic from its packaging by June 2020. The company plans to introduce paper cushions which will replace plastic dunnage like air pillows and bubble wraps across its centers in India. “Paper cushions will be used to fill the void …

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Readying for the Vibrant Goa summit, October 17-19

A seven-member Vibrant Goa team returned last week from successful Israel road show, reports Team B&C Efforts are all out to make the Vibrant Goa summit a success. A seven-member team of local businessmen and led by Joshua Desouza, Mapusa MLA and vice chairman, Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) recently returned after concluding a road show in Israel. Vinay …

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Stimulus package: case of too little, too late

By DM Deshpande At last the government has woken up to the reality of an unprecedented slow down of the economy. Admission of this tacit fact is good news; not so good is tentative, halfhearted and inadequate policy response. The slide in the economy has been further triggered by the Budget on July 5. Some of the irritant proposals of …

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Rice exports from India expected to decline in 2019, says report

It is going to be challenging times for Indian rice exports in 2019 with China emerging as an export giant and countries like Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam hampering the market for Indian rice, says a market report by Cogoport, a online logistics company The report says that, countries like Egypt, China, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines could be the new …

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Gold glitters again

By Tensing Rodrigues Gold has begun glittering once again. Gold prices were up over 20 per cent last month and silver has been keeping pace. Prices have reached almost six year high. Experts believe that the prices may continue to go up in the future due to the uncertainties in both the domestic and overseas market. This is in keeping …

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Celebrations galore at BOI for 114th Foundation Day

It was celebration time at Bank of India, Goa Zone on September 7 as employees across 51 branches in the state celebrated the 114th Foundation Day. The celebrations were under the leadership of Prashant Naik, zonal manger and Ashok Madan, deputy zonal manager.. Various activities were undertaken during the day as part of the festivities as all the branches were decorated …

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Complaint can be dismissed for non- joinder of parties

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Consumer complaint can be dismissed for not adding correct parties, it is trite of law that if a complaint seeks any relief in a court or forum he has to add all such parties who are necessary for adjudication of the allegations made by him in his complaint, observed the Consumer Forum, North Goa. Local resident …

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Resort Rio Group of Hotels bags Innovative Business Leader award

The promoters of Resort Rio Group of Hotels, Anup Shah and Alpa Shah, managing director and director, recently bagged the Innovative Business Leader in Hotels award at the 10th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2019. The award recognises the Shah’s innovative approach to creating the hotel group in the state, their commitment to the social sector, …

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Countdown to the Our Stage Your Talent competition

Big Daddy Entertainment is organising its first edition of Our Stage Your Talent (OSYT), a competitive talent show which will feature the best and the brightest talent from the Goan community. Participations were invited from Goan talent which received an unexpected great response during the walk-in auditions. The auditions had participation from dancers, singers, rappers, painters, magicians, beat boxers, bands, jugglers and versatile acts. …

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Income tax outreach programme

As a part of its awareness creation  programme, the  office  of  the joint  commissioner of Income Tax, Range-1, Panaji   is  conducting  an  outreach programme cum seminar  on  Wednesday, September 11 at  GCCI, Convention Hall,  from 11 to 1 pm. The seminar  will cover  the  latest  amendments  in the Income Tax Act  and also  matters  of  general  awareness  like  filing  of  …

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