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Defying a bleak future

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Detecting that the pipe business saturation is imminent, pipe manufacturers are seeking alternatives as the pipe market in Goa of late is starting to dwindle.

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Savouring Simonia’s sweetness

By Jason Soares | B&C
Think Simonia Stores and the picture that immediately springs to mind is an array of mouthwatering freshly-baked treats staring through the display showcase. The name is now synonymous with traditionally-made authentic Goan sweets and is one of the most popular bakery shops in Bardez.  

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Insurance ombudsman: Solving customer grievances efficiently

By Deepak Yohannan
Under ideal conditions, your insurance pays out as soon as you or your beneficiaries file a claim. Sometimes, however, the claimant is not so lucky and the insurer withholds payment. Even grievances submitted to the insurer’s redressal department show no results.

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A steamy success

By Michael Fisher | B&C
Goan cooks have an incredible potential to make traditional snacks and sweets into a dynamic, growth-generating sector that fills a niche market, which can engage the less educated youths.

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Seeking a clear vision

By Michael Fisher | B&C
For the past 16 years, Dr Chandrakant Gaonkar and Dr Madhavi Gaonkar, both ophthalmologists and founders of My Eye Hospital in Nuvem, have been performing eye examinations and providing vision services for hundreds of near blindness people since 1997.

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Plugging the leaks

The waterproofing business in the state has registered signficant growth in recent years. When it comes to consumption of waterproofing material, Goa ranks fourth in terms of market size, despite its small size.

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Hobby turned business

Roselyn Pereira converted her childhood passion for intricate embroidery into a flourishing business

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Startling facts of uninsurance and low penetration rates in India

By Deepak Yohannan
Insurance is a modern day blessing and so quite naturally you would expect the general public to embrace this gift. However, the numbers reveal a startling fact about uninsurance and low penetration in India.

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From aeronautics to farming

Ditching his engineering overalls for farming gear, Galston D’Souza has shown that there is money to be made from growing exotic vegetables

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