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All new BMW X5 launched

The new BMW X5 with fresh modern design launched in Mumbai recently. Locally produced the X5 is available in diesel variant presently while, the petrol variant is expected to be available later during the year. Legendary sportsman Sachin Tendulkar did the unveiling. Dr Hans-Christian Baertels, president, BMW Group India said, “BMW established the sports activity vehicle (SAV) segment in India …

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Dry fish business picks up as monsoon nears

With the summer nearing to its end Goans are stocking up on dry fish for the monsoon season. Availability of fresh sea fish will slowing decline in the markets due to the anticipated rains and the  ban on fishing.  And Goans who cannot do without fish have to depend on the dry fish which they stock up for the rains. …

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Economic slowdown is here

By DM Deshpande There is little doubt now that the economic slump is staring at the Indian economy. In fact, there were clear signs of where the economy was heading since the last quarter of 2018-19. Industrial growth, consumption and investment were all howing signs of weaknesses during this period. This comes after the overall GDP numbers for December quarter …

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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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