Sunday 28 February 2021

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Economy | Industry

Goa to have legislation to pin down fraudulent NBFCs

The Congress government has finally decided to issue an ordinance to protect the interest of depositors investing with the non-banking financial companies, on the lines of legislation existing in Tamil Nadu. Over 20 such ... READ

Cash-starved Goa hikes top booze brands

High quality brands of hard liquor and beer, especially the ones imported from outside Goa, would now cost more for any tourist visiting the coastal state, as the season is just beginning.As a first step ... READ

Adidas strengthens countrywide network

Adidas, the strongest brand name in sportswear, is planning 25 new outlets in the country while doubling its turnover by end of the century.Though they decline to disclose its annual turnover in India or in ... READ

Vicco's Ayurved excels in structures too

After winning trophies in the past for its quality trade, exports and advertisements, Vicco Laboratories, manufacturing Ayurvedic products like toothpaste, tooth powder and turmeric skin cream, has won the national award for its factory construction ... READ

BJP's pro-tobacco stance condemned

The Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to allow cent per cent foreign investment in tobacco industry in India has been condemned by the National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication, while demanding immediate revocation of two such "harmful" ... READ

Cosmetic to medicine costs Old Spice Rs 40 crore

Is the after shave lotion a cosmetic or a medicine ? The 13-year long controversy in Goa seems to have come to an end with the state authorities ultimately reversing its own decision and classifying ... READ

Local bottlers urge Coke's ouster

Coca Cola is in trouble in Goa. The new mega plant of the multinational coming up in the tourist state has been vehemently opposed by over 250 small bottlers, expressing fear that it would wash ... READ

'Power'ful shock for IT holiday extension

Goa, which has been declared industrially backward, may not be in a position to take optimum benefit of the extension of income tax holiday granted till 2000 due to lack of enough power supply.Over 960 ... READ

Profit-less ego war between Coke and Pepsi

With summer getting hot day by day, the famous war between the Coca Cola and the Pepsi, the soft drink multinationals, is also heating up in the tourist state, playing upon egos and not profits.The ... READ

Coke setting up mega plant to counter Pepsi

Coca Cola, the Atlanta-based soft drink multinational, is going offensive to counter its rival - the Pepsi.While retaining its monopoly in the Goan market even after its main bottler shifted over to the Pepsi India ... READ