Eight exquisite things to do in Goa in the eighth month of this year

August is just round the corner and Goa is all set to reverberate and celebrate some unique occasions, festivities and activities. If you’re looking for a getaway then there is no better place than Goa which is in a midst of the monsoons and a perfect place to rejuvenate and feel the vibrancy of the local celebrations that the state is getting popular for. This August is simply an awesome August as there is a blend of festivities, activities and celebrations which will portray the deep harmony of all communities…

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Singapore at its best festivals

Singapore Food Festival (July 14, 2017 to July 30, 2017) Singapore’s love for food goes well beyond the hawker centres, cafés and Michelin-starred restaurants that pack the city—it runs in our blood. And there’s no better time to eat like a local than at the annual Singapore Food Festival (SFF), where local culture, proud tradition and contemporary dining are served up on a platter. At the annual festival, you can look forward to a curation of local favourites housed under one roof, fun lifestyle events (think barbecues paired with live…

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CII and Mahindra Holidays Tie up with Schools to create anti-littering awareness for Phenk Mat Mumbai Campaign

Mumbai: Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western Region kicked-off the School Outreach Program of “Phenk Mat Mumbai” an anti-litter campaign. Launched in partnership with MCGM, Phenk Mat Mumbai will encourage students from schools and colleges to become campaign ambassadors and create awareness among citizens of Mumbai on maintaining cleanliness in the city. The objective of the campaign is to bring about a behavioural change among Mumbaikars to ensure that Mumbai becomes a clean city. The campaign will involve educating youth and training them to…

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Goa Most Preferred Destination in India says report

Panjim, May 18: Goa is a tiny State in India, yet a tourism destination par excellence. Goa Tourism’s persistent efforts at marketing and promotion of the State in recent years have borne rich dividends. Receiving more than 6 million tourists, both domestic and foreign who come to experience its natural beauty, tourism adventure activities, festival and cultural tourism and a lot more 365 days of the year, has rightly earned recognition to the State as the Most Preferred Destination for tourists in India, by none other than the Google India…

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Mr. Dinabandhu Mohapatra takes charge as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Bank of India

Bank of India has reduced its Marginal Cost of funds based Lending rate (MCLR)  from 8.50% to 8.40% with effect from May 7, 2017 Mumbai, May 8, 2017: The Government of India has appointed Mr. Dinabandhu Mohapatra as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of India, with effect from May 5, 2017. Bank of India has also reduced its Marginal Cost of funds based Lending rate (MCLR) by 10bps from 8.50% to 8.40% with effect from May 7, 2017. Prior to this Mr. Mohapatra was the Executive Director…

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Ami Savla all set on her quest to make women digitally literate

“Empowered women empowers women”. One such glorious story is of Ami Savla, Founder of Socialize Store. With a vision of digitally empowering India’s enterprising women, she boasts of providing simple and affordable solution to more than 1000 women’s digital nightmare. It’s interesting to know that during her journey of empowering women she has not only helped females but also budding start-ups, ideators, employees, trainers, teachers, women entrepreneurs, students and day-dreamers to become tech savvy and be digitally and technologically literate. What is a story behind your “Socialize Store”? Today’s women…

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Most awaited Goa Food and Cultural Festival is back again

The Goa Food & Cultural Festival 2017 is yet again all set to raise the benchmarks in Goa. The festival was a grand success last year and this year too it is all decked up to step higher. The event will be held from May 10th to May 14th at the D. B. Bandodkar Ground, Campal, Panaji. Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Department of Tourism, Govt of Goa organizes this festival every year to showcase the unique culinary aspect of Goa and the Goan culture and traditions through various programs and performances. This year,…

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Menino D’Souza takes charge as Director of Tourism, Govt of Goa

Mr. Menino D’Souza took charge as the Director at the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Goa, here on Monday, replacing Mr. Sanjeev C. Gauns Dessai. Mr. D’Souza who is also the Goa Excise Commissioner will hold additional charge of the post as Director of Tourism following the appointment of Mr. Sanjeev Gauns as Director of Vigilance. On taking charge today, Mr. D’Souza said, “It will be my endeavour to ensure that all policies and decisions pertaining to Goa tourism are executed in the right perspective and all functioning of tourism…

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GST rates will have no inflationary impact: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today allayed apprehensions about rise in prices of goods and commodities after the roll out of GST saying tax rates will be kept at near current levels to ensure that there is no inflationary impact. Introducing four bills to give effect to the Goods and Services Tax, Jaitley said preparations to roll out the new tax regime is nearing completion and the process to classify categories of commodities will start next month. The aim of the GST Council is to decide everything relating to the tax…

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Sensex ends 122 pts higher ahead of F&O expiry, SBI soars

Markets today carried forward the winning momentum to the second session as the Sensex climbed 122 points to end at about 1-week high of 29,531.43, spurred by SBI and ICICI Bank, ahead of derivatives expiry tomorrow. Mood was also aided by a firming trend at other Asian bourses and a higher opening in Europe, traders said. After a positive start, the 30-share Sensex rose further to hit the day’s high of 29,554.39 and settled up 121.91 points, or 0.41 per cent, at 29,531.43 — a level last seen on March…

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