Breaking News

B & C

Budget 2019: Expectations of real estate sector

With the real estate industry facing a liquidity crunch and multiple taxes adding to the burden on home buyers amidst a slowing economy, the expectation is high of the real estate fraternity from the first budget of Modi Sarkar 2.0. The aam aadmi always hopes that the Union Budget will have announcements that will impact their lives positively- for example, …

Read More »

Actress Mrinal Kulkarni bags Fit Celebrity Mom award

Actor and director, Mrinal Kulkarni, was  honoured with Godrej Veg Oils,  Fit Celebrity Mom award, at the 12th Goa Marathi Film Festival, 2019. The award ceremony was a part of the three-day film festival. Kulkarni received the award from Shekhar Surve, assistant vice president, edible oils, Godrej Industries. Company officials said that, the Fit Celebrity Mom award was specially conceptualized …

Read More »

New chai lovers hangout at Dabolim airport

MumTravel Food Services (TFS), India’s leading Travel Food and Retail Company, is bringing to you the classic combo of chai-bhajjis this monsoon season at the Mumbai Se outlet. Now you can enjoy the cool breeze and warm chai and bhajjis from the airport itself. If you are the kind that craves hot tea and crunchy bhajjis every time it is …

Read More »

Formalin in fish: the unending saga

By Bhasker Assoldekar Since last one year this topic has caught the imagination of every Goan- Whether Formalin is dangerous to health of human beings. Here’s is everything that Goans, including the judiciary, FDA, politicians, bureaucrats, vendors and consumers would want to know about it. Q. Can fish be preserved for a long time without treating with chemicals like formalin? …

Read More »

Mobile wallets wilt under KYC norms

Can mobile wallets with spending limits and no KYC boost digital payments in India? Numbers reveal that, mobile wallets in India are struggling. The numbers from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) suggests that while mobile payment transaction value was Rs 15.9 crores in March 2019, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction value shot up to Rs 1.3 trillion …

Read More »

Further reforms in GST to mark two years of rollout

Further reforms in Goods and Service Tax (GST) are on the cards to mark the two year anniversary of the tax. The government has said that, it will introduce a new return system on a trial basis from July 1 and on mandatory basis from October 1. Kicking off celebration to mark two years of the GST implementation, the finance …

Read More »

Shikhar Kumar wins young restaurateur of the year award

Shikhar Kumar, co-founder, T- Mark Hospitality won the Young Restaurateur of the Year award at the Indian Restaurant Congress 2019, organised recently by Franchise India. The award was presented by TV stars Mohit Malik and Aditi Shirwaikar in honour of his contribution to the hospitality industry and his outstanding work with Watermark, Goa’s first and only floating luxury lounge in partnership with …

Read More »

Goan interior designers conduct Design Yagna

Interior designers and architects in the state had a enriching meeting recently discussing spaces and blueprints at the Design Yagna organized by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID)  Pratap Jadhav, president and Jabeen Zacarias, president elect, IIID, were in Goa to celebrate the yagna held at a city resort. The event was well attended by designers, architects, professionals, trade members and invitees. …

Read More »

Waste food handling appliances launched

Bengaluru based Wastexpert launched food waste handling solutions for the Goa market recently. The company launched digester, composter and dewaterer for hotels and food operators in the state. According to the company, with rapid urbanisation and the increase in food wastage, segregating and managing food waste at source is the only way forward. Arpita Khadria, chief operating officer, said “The …

Read More »