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.Read More »
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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.Read More »
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.
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.
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.
NEW DELHI: HDFC Bank has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 5.2 lakh to one of its account holders for misplacing a cheque deposited by him and causing him a loss of Rs 5 lakh.Read More »
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.
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,
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.