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Small steps to becoming a retail brand owner

Sayed Murtuza, owner, of recently opened Buqay store in Panaji, is a shopkeeper with a difference thanks to a MBA degree in his resumé finds out Shoma Patnaik There are not many MBA’s who decide on ownership of a store as a career choice after passing from B-school.  Most go in for a company job where the ambience is all …

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It is peanut production of locally grown groundnuts

Groundnuts cultivation in the state was common in the past. However over the last couple of years the production of groundnuts is decreasing as farmers are moving out of the crop steadily. It is learnt from the sources that the groundnuts which were once commonly cultivated in several villages has shown decrease as cultivation of it requires hard work and …

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DNA Networks invests Rs 4 crore in startup B: Live

B: Live, India’s first EV tourism start-up, received Rs four crore funding from DNA Entertainment Networks Pvt. Ltd. The  strategic investment by DNA Entertainment was to help the startup build unique travel experiences by innovation and technology. B:Live had earlier raised Rs one crore as seed capital fund from a consortium led by Shrinivas V Dempo, chairman of the Dempo …

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Goan startup Incubig receives international acclaim

Incubig, a startup based out of the Goa Institute of Management is in news for being one of the four Indian startups to get selected for South Korean government’s acceleration programme, reports Team B&C Incubig, a startup based out of the Atal Incubation Centre of Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Sankhlim, is crossed a major milestone in operations. The startup …

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GSL’s finances buoyant in 2018-19

The only PSU shipyard in the state, Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) sailed smoothly on the financial front in 2018-18.  The shipyard achieved operating revenue of Rs 906 crores and operating profit of Rs 130 crores, thereby earning a profit before tax (PBT) of Rs 210 crores during the year. The results were declared at the 53rd AGM on September 12, …

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Computer lab for school students from Vedanta

The Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, inaugurated a computer lab at the Government High School, Amona, donated by Vedanta Sesa Goa iron ore plant. The inauguration was followed by a felicitation ceremony organized for the school’s teachers. The computer lab facility is intended to benefit the students as well as the teachers of GHS Amona by providing both groups a unique …

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Goa must aim for being the block chain hub of India, says e-commerce veteran

Internet industry veteran, K Vaitheeswaran was in Goa last week to deliver a talk. K Vaitheeswaran who is often referred to as the father of e-commerce in India for co-founding in 1999 India’s first online retail company, Fabmart.com, is a successful serial entrepreneur with forte in retail. He is also an author and charter member of TiE, an organisation that …

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Vibrant Goa conducts road shows in Nepal and Bhutan

The Vibrant Goa team successfully conducted road shows to Nepal and Bhutan recently for promoting the Vibrant Summit to be held in the state between October 17-19. In Nepal, meetings were held with representatives of the Nepal Tourism Board, Hotel Association of Nepal, Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Society of Nepalese Architecture and the Film Development Board. Post visit, Milind Anvekar, …

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NIPM launches Vision newsletter

The National Institute of Personnel Management, Goa chapter(NIPM) released its bi-annual newsletter ‘Vision’ recently with Jennifer Monserrate, labour minister, launching the book. Others who were present at the launch function included  Manoj S Kharde, chairman, NIPM Goa, Anand Desai, vice president (western region), Guilman Fernandes, Durguesh Angle, Gajanan Parab, Dhanesh Singh and Hrishikesh Dharwadkar. NIPM members were also present on …

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Bank mergers will not fix banking nor help the economy

By DM Deshpande As far as PSU bank mergers go, the latest announcement by the government is by far the biggest consolidation exercise ever. Ten public sector banks are to be combined into four bringing down the total tally to 12. The process is to be completed in two years. There is no denying that an economy of the size …

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