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Melville John is the new general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton, Goa. The appointment by Hilton India is effective August 2019. In his new role, John is expected to oversee the day-to-day operations and spearhead the growth and development of the property. John has over two decades of extensive experience across the globe. Through his career, he has worked with …

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Explaining the benefits of oyster mushroom cultivation

With significant commercial potential for mushroom cultivation, the World Trade Center Goa along with its Mumbai office organized a workshop on growing mushrooms for exports on August 14.  Rahila Khan, internal co-ordinator of community development, Government Polytechnic, Altinho,  in her opening address highlighted the various schemes to build better communities apart from mushroom cultivation. Krupa Priolkar, community development consultant was …

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Goa Food & Hospitality Expo coming up

The state will soon play host to the annual Goa Food & Hospitality Expo 2019, August 22-24 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Bambolim. Like every year the three-day event promises to be exciting with variety of panel discussions, trade seminars, product launches and B2B sessions. In addition there are interesting events such as flair master class, a session …

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SAP India focuses on digital literacy for youth

SAP India, interacted with several beneficiaries of Code Unnati  a digital literacy initiative recently. The initiative targets school going children and aims to integrate digital literacy curriculum into school curriculum so as to impart skills on next-gen technologies. Gunjan Patel, head CSR, Asia Pacific,Japan & India), SAP. “Since it’s initiation in 2017, over one million children across 500 Code Unnati …

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Workshop on ‘Digital Marketing’

Miramar based, EDU 180 is holding its 6th workshop on digital marketing August 23 and 24, 9.30 am to 6 pm at the Panjim Community Center, Mala. The workshop is for people who want to use social media for profit. “Although everyone has a mobile phone not many professionals can use social media effectively for business, said Parvish Andani Kamat, …

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New managing committee of IIID-Goa takes charge

The Institute of Indian Interior Designers, Goa (IIID) got a new managing committee for 2019-21. Sidharth Naik is the new chairman of IIID-Goa. The other office bearers are Sumedh Naik, secretary, Rajesh Kenkre ,  treasurer, Krishna Phaldesai, chairperson-elect, Pravin Pai Lotlikar, vice chairperson, Snehalata Pednekar, immediate past chairperson, Siddha Sardessai, Siddharth Deshpande, Pallavi Satardekar, Rahul Sardessai managing committee members. Ashley …

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Racer Vaibhav Marathe shines bright in national rally championships

It is special moment for motorsports followers in the state with Goan rally driver, Vaibhav Marathe, clinching the first place in the Indian National Rally Championships (INRC), Rally of Coimbatore held on August 11. Marathe who is being supported by MRF Tyres won in category 4 of the championships. His co-driver was Arjun Ssb, Bangalore and he drove for Team …

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Benelli Leoncino launches on Goan roads

For Benelli brand enthusiasts, the launch of the Leoncino 500 promises exciting rides, reports Team B&C Italian motorcycle brand, Benelli model, launched the Leoncino 500 in Goa market at Rs 4.79 lakh. Competitively priced, the motorcycle is said to be the most affordable scrambler in India right now. The launch was at Nijole Autotech, Taleigao, the newly opened Benelli showroom …

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Single window clearance for building layout plans by 2020

The government is likely to put in place a single window time-bound clearance system for layout approvals and building permissions by the beginning of next year. Officials from the ministry of housing and urban development are working on the single-window plans, said union minister M Venkaiah Naidu recently. “It is a long pending demand of the industry. I am working …

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Putting your flat on rent in another city? Get a property manager

Being a long-distance landlord can be tough. Living far away means you can’t always ensure if tenants are following lease terms or if the broker is actually working in your best interests. And in case of a maintenance emergency you can’t just zoom over to assess the damage to your property. Then, there’s the unending paperwork and asking relatives to …

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