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Aditya Birla Payments Bank shuts shop

Barely eight months after launch, Aditya Birla Payments Bank board informed the stock exchanges about the decision to wind up operations.  The payments bank, a venture between Idea Cellular and Aditya Birla Nuvo, has asked its customers to transfer their balances before July 26. “We will be restricting any further credits (add money) to your account from July 26, 2019,” …

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When is insurance a good investment?

By Tensing Rodrigues You should buy life insurance only if you require it and only as much as you require. Given the purpose of life insurance you need to buy it only if you have dependents. Taking the case of an average family, it means the husband has to insure himself only when the wife and children depend on him, …

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Goan business leaders taste success with angel investing

Goa is becoming a hub of active angel investors. It has been exactly one year since the launch of Goa Angels Network in 2018, the investment platform for local startups. Presently Goa Angels are actively investing in start-ups within the state and from across the country. In the last few months since launch, over 15 startups have pitched to investors …

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Campaigning for swachh Caranzalem beach

Employees of Bank of Baroda, Panaji, got out their brooms recently to clean up Caranzalem beach. Employees launched cleaning activity at the beach on July 19, to celebrate the bank’s 112th Foundation Day with a community service initiative. The cleanup was a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission BOB foundation day was on July 20 and the cleaning of the beach …

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Reebok zooms in on Varun Dhawan as new brand ambassador

Fitness brand Reebok announced Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, as the new brand ambassador for India market. Dhawan who diligently follows a disciplinary fitness regime regardless of his tight schedule, personifies the brand ethos and is expected to ignite a spark of energy amongst the youth. The actor is also known for his fitness goals and hence is a perfect representation …

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Workshop on digital marketing

EDU 180’ is organising the fifth edition of its digital marketing workshop on July 26th and 27th, at the Panjim Community Center, Mala. The hands-on workshop is designed for business owners, self employed, content writers, stay- at- home mom’s and everyone wanting to use social media for profit. Parvish Andani Kamat, owner of Anka Services and EDU180, speaking on the workshop said, “In today’s age …

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District Forum allows complaint against builder

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Sunil Shashikant Tate approached the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, South Goa, complaining against Bhaskar Beegari and others for deficiency in service.  Tate in his complaint alleged that believing Beegari and others he entered into  agreement for the purchase of the Flat SF2 along with stilt parking SF-2 on the terms and conditions set out in the …

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Health and wellness workshop at Paul John Distilleries

Volunteers of Sangath from the addictions research group recently conducted a health and wellness workshop at the Paul John Distilleries, Goa. The workshop focussed on general mental health and maintaining wellness within the workplace. Around 25 employees from the company participated in the programme. As part of the workshop, a team of mental health professionals from the NGO conducted a …

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Model Tenancy Act can boost rental housing, say experts

The centre’s proposed ‘Model Tenancy Act’ is a promising initiative that could boost rental housing in the country, say experts The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry recently put the draft of ‘The Model Tenancy Act, 2019’ in public, for consultation. Reacting to the development,  Swapan Dutta, director (east) of property consultant Knight Frank, said, “It is a step in …

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How does sub-leasing work in commercial real estate

While sub-letting itself is not illegal, it may require a lot of care for both the tenant who is sub-leasing, as well as for the individual or company taking the premises on sub-lease. A look at all the intricacies involved from the point of view of both, the tenant and the party that is taking the premises on sub-lease. Tenant …

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