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Trump strikes trade terror

By Dr DM Deshpande   The hanging sword finally seems to have fallen on India; at least that is what America under Trump believes. On March 4, it’s trade representative announced the intention of the US Government to withdraw India from the list of trade beneficiaries (developing countries) under GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) program. While this might appear to …

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The clouds on the horizon

By Tensing Rodrigues* Though it is not easily perceptible the economic consequences of the stoppage of mining in Goa seem to be going deep. The wearers probably know where the shoe is pinching.

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PMSYM scheme launched in the state

The inaugural function of the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Scheme for north and south Goa districts was held at Goa State Co-operative Bank Conference Hall, Patto Complex, recently.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day uniquely

Hotel Park Prime, near old Patto Bridge, Panaji, celebrated International Women’s Day in a special way. The hotel invited the women sweepers of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) for an entertainment programme along with fun and games. About 50 women cleaners of CCP turned up for the programme and were greeted with a rose and welcome drink.

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Women’s rights awareness month from March 8

The Goa Womens Forum (GWF), a Margao based outfit, is observing women’s rights awareness month from March 8, International Women’s Day. The GWF awareness campaign will put special focus on women’s right to be informed and right to seek redressal. 

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Vibrant Goa to embark on Middle East road show

Vibrant Goa 2019 held a workshop on the Middle East market recently. The workshop was to give the Goan businesses an insight about the opportunities for doing business with Oman, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar. The workshop had Prasham Joshi from LIC India and Dean Sequeria of Qatar Airways and was conducted by Anmol Modi, senior head, promotions, Vibrant Goa 2019.

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Election Commission gives demo of voting machines

The Election Commission India is running an awareness campaign in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. As a part of the ongoing campaign a live demonstration on EVM VVPAT machine was at GCCI recently. The live demo was conducted by Devidas Gaonkar, joint chief electoral officer at the conference room. All participants were able to cast a vote and verify the election process in the dummy …

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