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Running for ‘plastic’ cover

A visible sign of monsoons in Goa is the presence of vendors selling plastic sheets. Soon after the first shower, actually a few days before it, these vendors strangely mushroom in the fringes of the markets.

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Bikes sales in top gear

1969, magistrate Joao Filipe Silva’s son, Mr Francis Manuel Silva, in his multi-purpose school uniform, was known for his rebellious attitude and would borrow a bike and wait at Margao Municipality for a customer. He was in his teens.

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Searching for hands that stitch

By Jason Soares | B&C
Against the backdrop of Goa’s industrialisation which has been rather lacklustre, there seems to be a lack of thrust in potential growth sectors like the garment manufacturing industry which is witnessing a downslide in recent times.

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Dressing up gen next

By Sudesh Bhosle | B&C
Today’s youth are trendy and fashionable. Wearing clothes to stand out among the rest is rather the norm. Jeans Explore at Vasco seems to have cashed in on this craze.

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On top of the world

By Roque  Dias | B&C
Many Goans, with a craze for concrete structures, replaced their old traditional roof- tiled houses to make their abode in tune with modernity. However, many of them later realised the importance of living in a tiled house.

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Learn to budget for your insurance premiums

By Deepak Yohannan
It has been a difficult year financially, and Mr Rajeev is hoping for a period of relative financial ease. He wants to kick back and relax for a bit, forget about the frugality of the past months and plan a holiday perhaps.

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Margao’s golden heart

Michael Fisher | B&C
Golden Heart Emporium (GHE), an extension of Goa’s first advertising agency Confidant, is the most widely visited book store in Salcete taluka. Till this day, customers from Vasco,

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Hot bread and tasty bakes

Sudesh Bhosle | B&C
Golden Bakery happens to be one of the oldest bakeries in Vasco and has been serving customers for the last 75 years. Interestingly, the bakery was popularly known as ‘Municipal Bakery’ in the olden days, and is now run by the fourth generation.

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Being your own boss

Twelfth standard pass, Mr Asif Nabisab Jamadar, Old Goa, was wondering what he could do to earn a living. He knew his employment prospects in a big company were dim due to lack of education.

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