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A one-rupee mystery at National Insurance Company notices

By V. Jagannathan ¬† Chennai, April 12 :¬†Policyholders and agents of government owned National Insurance Company Ltd. are facing what they call as the one-rupee mystery', orRe.1 conundrum’, say agents and company officials. “A difference of Re.1 pops up between the premium mentioned in the company’s renewal notice and the one that appears on the cashier’s screen after feeding the ...

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When children got back their cricket ground in Kashmir

By Sheikh Qayoom from Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) It is difficult to believe such an audience would ever be granted. It is even more difficult to believe it would provoke prompt administrative action. Over a dozen children – none of them above the age of seven – carrying cricket bats, wickets and crooked willow sticks they use for hockey sticks ...

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ICICI Bank launches service on Twitter

India’s largest private sector bank ICICI Bank Monday said it has launched banking service on Twitter which allows customers to transfer money using the social networking site. The facility, the first of its kind in India, allows customers to check their account balance, view the last three transactions and recharge their prepaid mobile phones using their accounts on the site. ...

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Chatta-Mundu: Traditional Syrian Christian women’s attire slips into oblivion

By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS): With even the saree becoming a rarity in Kerala, the traditional Syrian Christian women’s attire referred to as ‘chatta and mundu’ has virtually disappeared into oblivion. The feature of this sartorial product is that it’s stitched in spotlessly white cotton cloth and, unlike the saree, there is not a single visible portion of ...

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