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United and winning laurels

It is a feather in the cap for the Mandovi Fishermen Marketing Co-op Society that was recently selected as India’s best fishing co-operative, reports Shoma Patnaik The year 2015 is turned out to be good for Mandovi Fishermen Marketing Co-operative Society. On World Fisheries Day, November 21 2015 the co-operative at Malim jetty was the recipient of India’s ‘2015 Best …

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Achiever Agent

After series of misses in deciding on a career Prasad Shirodkar is on the dot as an LIC agent and going from good to best, discovers Joseph Pinto He needs no introduction to the insurance network in Goa having carved a niche amongst the top LIC advisors at national level and presently ranked number one in the state for 2015-16 …

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India an Oasis of Hope

By Tensing Rodrigues Simon Dorricott of Morningstar (UK) calls India a ‘standout market’. His optimism is based on the fact that most active fund managers remain positive on India. Although reforms may take longer to happen than expected at first and though the expectations may at times be a bit exaggerated, Dorricott feels there is a clear consensus over future …

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Mumbai to adopt Delhi’s traffic plan

It was just last week when the Arvind Kejriwal government announced its plan to impose the new odd and even numbered car rule in Delhi to lower the growing air pollution. Since then the decision has become a huge topic of debate in the automotive sector as well as for the authorities of various metro cities. Now, reportedly the traffic …

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Camry Hybrid overcomes green concerns

A hi-tech, well designed car the Camry Hybrid overcomes all the concerns of a hybrid vehicle driver but is affordable to the affluent car lover, reports Team B&C Automobile companies are gearing up for more hybrid car sales in 2016 thanks to favorable government policies and the market acceptance of green concept. Among hybrids the Toyota Camry Hybrid looks winning …

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Importance of sales and marketing in an enterprise

By Bhasker Assoldekar Almost ten years ago a technocrat batch mate of mine decided to quit his job. He was working with a MNC pharmaceutical company in Mumbai as a VP (production). He decided to quit his job and start his own manufacturing unit at Taloja on the outskirts of Mumbai. His decision was influenced by the sudden growth of …

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Scrip Tip

Improving margins Mcnally Bharat Engineering (MBEL) profit margins are set to expand due to healthy revenue growth and stable operating costs. The company’s historical trading multiple is 11.2x which is also the industry average. However currently MBEL is trading at a lower multiple of 10.8x which means an upside potential in the stock over a period of nine-12 months. Revival …

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Why Did We Miss The Bus?

By Tensing Rodrigues The worth of the Indian capital market measured by way of total market capitalisation of listed companies has risen to the neighbourhood of  Rs 100 trillion. This journey from a market cap of Rs 50 trillions to Rs 100 trillions has taken just around eight years. Compare that with the current equity fund (mutual fund equity schemes) …

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“We seem to have lost that speed” says the Commission

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya The Consumer Protection Act provides speedy remedy to settle consumer disputes. However when the revision petition filed by Narendra B Kerkar came up for hearing Justice Nelson A Britto could not resist observing that “we seem to have lost that speed!” ,

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Ban on gold jewellery imports

India is planning to ban imports of 24-carat gold jewellery in an attempt to curb the misuse of free trade agreements (FTAs) with Asian countries. The government raised import duty on gold to 10 percent in 2013 to curb demand but that boosted smuggling and prompted some importers to use India’s FTAs with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to …

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