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Goa needs to ease up on biz norms


Goa has recently slipped down from 19th to 21st rank in terms of ease of doing business, in the country. A dismal performance so far and many industrialists are now heading either to Telangana or Andhra Pradesh. Goa still retains the tag of a place for recreation and holiday, rather …

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MPT pushing cruise tourism

Vasco: Mormugao Port Trust has over the years played a significant and crucial role in sustaining the high-end tourism industry in the State. In order to meet the growing demands of the cruise liner traffic and to keep pace with other ports, Mormugao Port is constantly upgrading their facilities. Presently …

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Goa Inc puts forth wishlist prior to state budget

With the new government in place and the budget to be tabled in barely eight days, the industry is concerned about the state of business in Goa. The Comptroller and Auditor General latest report dated August last year for the year 2014-15 in its audit finding and recommendation had mentioned …

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International experts get together to solve the problem of solutions


Panaji: Environmental Geotechnics (EG), is an engineering philosophy which facilitates incorporation of the influence of environmental effects, eitherman-made or natural, on conventional geotechnical engineering practices. One such brain-storming international session was held at Goa, which was sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Governnment of India and was organised …

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Tourism is the mainstay of the Goan economy: Sangeeta

HERALD: Oman Air is nearing completion of two years in Goa. How has this journey been for you so far? SANGEETA SHETYE: The Journey so far has been outstanding as India is a key destination for Oman Air and we are delighted to be offering thousands of travellers the opportunity …

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Tapping into Khadi for business


Lok Utsav 2017 is a great business opportunity to vendors. Every festival vendors from other states make a beeline to Goa to try their luck. Several strike it rich because Lok Utsav is a highly popular festival with residents eager to purchase.Manju Rajoria, entrepreneur from Delhi, is among the vendors …

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Projects cleared by IPB yet to match the proposed numbers


With the Investment Promotion Board (IPB) approving projects worth nearly Rs 8974.66 crore with a potential of generating 19,631 jobs, the scenario for business in the State looks rather rosy. Out of the 126 projects which were cleared, 32 are Goa-based companies and about 53 are for Goa-based Goans. About …

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Iconic Ford Mustang arrives in Goa


Panaji: Within months of making its debut, customers in Goa now have an opportunity to own the legendary Mustang. Goa is the eighth pit-stop of Ford Mustang’s journey across India that has been organised to celebrate the iconic pony car’s availability across the country.The drive programme will also give an …

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