On October 1, when Ms Shefali Naik, resident of Miramar got her gas delivered from Olmar Gas Agency, Tonca, the delivery man insisted on seeing her little red book and scrutinising it assiduously.Read More »
B & C
By Michael Fisher | B&C
Astra Concrete Products was founded in 1998 by two entrepreneurs, Mr Shrikant Balkrishna Parulekar and Mr Harshvardhan Patil. They had a vision for providing quality precast concrete products to Goan consumers to help rid Goa of the problem of sub-standard roadside made concrete slabs, which used to break in no time.
Q: What are the challenges faced by your company and what has been your growth profile?Read More »
By Jason Soares | B&C
They say music runs in the blood of Goans. It’s this passion that keeps music labels like Angel AV forging ahead, despite all odds.
Angel AV was launched in 1999 and started off by producing music for local artistes in various genres.
In places where public transportation does not reach, it’s the bikes with yellow-painted mudguards that venture further and beyond.
Motorcycle pilots, as they are fondly referred to, are unique only to Goa.
By Deepak Yohannan
India was far behind in the race as far as Credit Rating and its practical applications were concerned. However, it is fast catching up. CIBIL (Credit Information Bureau of India Ltd), the first Credit Bureau in India, has spread its wings wide with the growing dependence of the Financial Industry on its ratings.
By Sudhakar Shanbhag | B&C
Football has left the days of balm and iodex far behind. Advances in medicine and surgery have introduced newer ways of treating nagging injuries. Consequently, the costs of keeping athletes in shape have also gone up
In Goa, football remains the numero uno sport and professional footballers are on the move through out the year barring a couple of months of rest period just after the onset of the monsoon.
By Michael Fisher | B&C
It all started with Caitano Francisco Fernandes over hundred years ago. The man made a profession out of painting religious statues and today his great grand sons, Nixon and Glen continue to ply the art.
By Amarnath Tewary and Jason Soares | B&C
With his harmonic hairdo and mellifluous voice-chord, young Ashley Fernandes looks more like a musician than a businessman at his musical shop ‘Pedro Fernandes and Sons’ near Kadamba bus stand in Margao.
The dust has settled in mining country and the wailing has started. The sudden stoppage of mining by the state government and the suspension of environment clearances were like shock therapy to those connected to the industry.Read More »