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Bloom Hotel Group bags best budget hotel award

The Bloom Hotel Group, won the Best Budget Hotel of the Year award at The Hospitality Leaders Industry Choice Awards 2019. The ceremony was hosted by IDE Consulting Service Pvt Ltd at W Hotel, Vagator. Bloom operates eleven hotels across India. The winning hotel, bloomrooms @ Janpath, is located in New Delhi and was well publicized for opening in less than 100 days. …

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Buyers cannot be made to wait indefinitely for possession: NCDRC

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has said that housing developers action of relying on the clause of force majeure, while retaining the amounts deposited by complainant, is not only an act of deficiency of service but also of unfair trade practice. The apex consumer court made the observation while directing a Gurugram-based developer to refund over Rs 1.15 crores …

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Robust bookings for Hyundai Venue in Goa

The Hyundai Venue is receiving good response from Goan car buyers. Sources at Goa Hyundai dealership, Verna, revealed that inquires are robust for the SUV. The vehicle launched in Goa on May 21. Bookings are accepted only through the Hyundai website and not through the showroom for a pre-booking amount of Rs 21,000. The sub-compact vehicle is India’s first connected …

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Anil Agarwal for changes in MMDR Act and EC procedures

It is the right time to have mining revolution, according to Anil Agarwal, chairman of the US $ 18 billion Vedanta Group, whose iron ore division in Goa is the largest player in the state mining industry.  The mining mogul is one of the most vocal advocates for restart of the mining activities in the state. His suggestion is for …

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Rise in mercury boosts sales of soft drinks

Sales of soft drinks in Goa have risen with the temperature. Local retailers and hotels are reporting brisk sales, finds out Bhiva P Parab The summer is synonymous with soft drinks. During the summer season sales of soft drinks and bottled mineral water soars. The cold drinks business usually witnesses an enormous increase during this time of the year. Most …

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Wired to succeed

Goan electronics company, EME Automation founded by Abhijit Tamba is on an expansion mode. The company is strengthening manufacturing with new factory at Kundaim, finds out Shoma Patnaik Panaji based, EME Automation is on the threshold of growth. Founded by Abhijit Tamba, a Goa Engineering College (GEC) alumnus, the company is an industrial electronics solution provider that caters to the …

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Plans to electrify all petrol 2-wheelers under 150cc

The government’s think tank committee has proposed complete electrification of all 150cc and below two-wheelers by 2025. Here’s why it looks unlikely. In the past few days, the  think tank committee has submitted a drastic proposal to curb two-wheeler pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels. This includes completely electrifying all new two-wheelers and three-wheelers sold in India by 2025 …

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New statistical body in the offing

The government has cleared the merger of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and Central Statistics Office (CSO) vide order dated May 23. The two bodies under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) are to be merged to create an all-encompassing National Statistical Office (NSO) that would be headed by secretary, Statistics and Programme Implementation. However, the order doesn’t …

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Global trade wars will cause major disruptions

By DM Deshpande Trade wars between two largest nations the U.S and China almost a year old now, are all set to turn bitter. Failure of talks on May 10th resulted in the US increasing the tariffs on US $200 billion worth of imports from China from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. On the remaining US $300 billion …

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SEBC and The Himalaya Drug Co pledge for a greener environment

Celebrating 26 years of International Day for Biological Diversity, the Society for Environment and Biodiversity Conservation (SEBC), a NGO committed to protecting and conserving biodiversity and The Himalaya Drug Company, organized a day-long program to emphasize environment conservation and the importance of biodiversity. Themed, Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health, the event witnessed participation from over 200 people comprising of …

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