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Smart display of quality control skills at CII-Goa contest

Quality circles within an organization are a great tool for increasing efficiency. The CII- Goa, recently organised the first edition of its quality circle competition for companies in the state. The competition aimed at strengthening the quality movement among local industry. In all 14 companies participated and gave interesting insights into outstanding examples of quality circles. Senior managers, supervisors and management personnel took advantage …

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Fern Spazio Leisure resort opens at Anjuna

Hotel chain, Fern Hotels & Resorts, opened The Fern Spazio Leisure Resort at Anjuna. It is the fourth Fern hotel in Goa and the 66th hotel managed by the company. The other three Fern hotels in the state are, The Kern Kadamba, The Fern Kesarval Hotel & Spa, Verna and The Fern Residency, Miramar The new hotel is a 43-room …

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Bonds rates decline as traders scale back big rate cut hopes

Sovereign bond rates changed little as the central bank delivered a higher-than-expected rate cut in a split verdict. The yield on the benchmark 10-year debt fell as much as 7 basis points, before erasing losses to trade at 6.33 per cent. The rupee lost 0.2 per cent during the week. The Reserve Bank of India lowered its benchmark repurchase rate …

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Retail makeover for Dabolim airport

Air travelers at Dabolim international airport now have more F&B options with Travel Food Services (TFS) bringing in new restaurants and eating joints. TFS has the mandate for dining facilities at Dabolim airport. The company launched six new outlets in July 2019 for air travelers. Post the launch the airport presently has 29 assorted mix of F&B formats offering a …

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Foreign investors may be spared from surcharge

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) may be spared an increased surcharge slapped by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s inaugural budget, as the government seeks to boost investor confidence and arrest a slide in the stock market. Officials with direct knowledge of the matter said that, the government is consulting experts and stakeholders to address the concerns of FPIs. Sitharaman, who announced the …

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As the dragon slows down

By Tensing Rodrigues The dragon is fast losing its agility. China seems to be at the end of its long bull-run that began sometime around 1978. China started like any other country as a largely agrarian economy. But again like any other country that has achieved phenomenal growth it was the Chinese agriculture that fuelled the growth in other sectors. …

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Decks cleared for GITM 2019

Tourism industry stakeholders are giving the thumbs up to the news of Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) being scheduled for October 23-25 this year. According to stakeholders, the B2B event will boost tourism and increase business. Hosted by the department of tourism and GTDC, this is the third edition of GITM with the previous two editions held in 2011 and …

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Recognition for Goan professionals and entrepreneurs

Business Mint presented the Nationwide Awards 2019 to 100 professionals and entrepreneurs across states. The second edition of awards was held on August 10. at a hotel in Arpora and recognized achievers in various fields like business, fashion, hospital, education, social work, health, hospitality and events. Of the awards, 14 awards were given to Goan professionals and industrialists. Some of …

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Corporate ladder

Aditya Datta is promoted to chief operating officer, FC Goa.  He previously held the position of commercial director at the club. As the commercial director, Datta played a pivotal role in spearheading the efforts on the commercial front for the Gaurs last season. With him in charge the club saw its revenues rise 30 per cent within the space of …

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Consumer Forum allows complaint of senior citizen against IRCTC

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Anil Bihari Sahay approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, South Goa, complaining against the chairman and managing director, Indian Railway Catering Tourism Corporation for deficiency in service. Sahay a senior citizen and resident of Ponda had booked flight tickets for himself and his wife by Air India scheduled to leave from Jaipur to Goa on March …

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