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The story of the painted tiger

By Tensing Rodrigues The markets crashed in the last week of March 2020; in the second week of May,  they were at least 25 per cent higher. Imagine what an opportunity it was. But did we grab it? Even if we had the money with us would we have betted on it? Most of us probably were not in a …

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Glenmark-Goa extends support to overworked police force during pandemic

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Goa, focussed on the underserved while helping the state in pandemic times. The company delivered grocery baskets containing rice, pulses, flour, oil, and biscuits to old age homes like Karunalaya, Pirna and  Sant Gadge Maharaj Ashram, Bicholim. Grocery baskets were also provided to the ASRO orphanage and families in Guirim.    The company donated Rs 20 lakh to …

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Builder to repair defects even after eight years of giving possession: State Commission

By Adv Jatin Ramaiya  Aditya Constructions, Dabolim, a partnership real estate developer, approached the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission challenging the order passed by South Goa District Forum that partly allowed the complaint filed by Shekh M Sharif and directed Aditya Constructions to pay costs of Rs 1000 along with direction to rectify the defects in respect of the leakage …

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Using social media for COVID-19 relief efforts

SBI Life Insurance, a prominent private life insurer launched a social media drive encouraging citizens to thank the healthcare workers who are tirelessly working on the front-lines during the ongoing pandemic. An extension of the company’s ‘We can, We will’ initiative the social media drive provides a unique platform for citizens to take part in COVID-19 relief effort while observing …

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BMW India clocks in 2,482 deliveries during Jan-Mar 2020

BMW Group India delivered 2,482 vehicles of BMW and Mini’s in the first quarter of calendar year January – March 2020). The company sold 2,365 BMWs and 117 Mini’s during the three month period. The Motorrad continued its unabated growth in the premium motorcycle segment with 1,024 motorcycles delivered to customers.   The company said that, significant contribution of over …

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Finolex Industries bolsters dealers and staff morale during COVID-19 crisis

Known for philanthropic activities, Finolex Industries Ltd (FIL) displayed exemplary consideration to employees, dealers and associates during the ongoing lockdown. In a reassuring gesture the company increased the turnover discount scheme (TOD) across its dealer network which is in addition to the TOD that the company pays to incentivise its dealer network. The welfare initiative was after week-long deliberations held by …

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Manipal Hospitals saves patient’s limb amidst lockdown

In the middle of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Manipal Hospitals, Dona Paula, successfully carried out a critical operation and saved the limb of a 31-year-old man suffering from a neurovascular trauma.   The hospital team team consisting of Dr Deepchand Bhandare and Dr Rakesh Deshmane operated on the lacerating wound on the front of the elbow of the patient and …

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Tackling schizophrenia

May 24 is observed as World Schizophrenia Day. This year’s theme, ‘Do what you can do’, focuses on fighting the stigmas associated with the disorder. NT NETWORK sheds light on this condition DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT NETWORK In the simplest words, schizophrenia is a mental condition that makes it difficult to tell the difference between real and unreal experiences. …

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Protect the Gymkhana Club

Karan Thapar In India, the walls of government offices carry framed photographs of the president and prime minister. In Britain, it’s the Queen. I’d like to suggest an important addition: Caesar’s wife. It doesn’t matter that he had three. Anyone of them will do. For the saying she needs to be above suspicion applies to all of them. And her …

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Why you should avoid dairy when ill

MANEKA SANJAY GANDHI One of the effects of this corona pandemic is to make you think about your lungs and respiratory system. Can you breathe easily? It is vitally important to protect your lungs. There are things you cannot control individually (like air pollution, unless you have a factory that is creating it. Don’t add to it by bursting firecrackers …

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