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Tirupati Devasthanam appoints women barbers amid opposition

October 25th, 2006

Tonsuring some 60 lakh devotees who come every year to the hill shrine of Lord Venkateshwara in Tirupati had been the sole preserve of men. That has changed with the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) appointing 20 women in the temple’s kalyanakatta (tonsuring centre). Following the intervention of the High Court, the TTD had agreed to […]


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Newspapers and Magazines Online

October 23rd, 2006

India – Newspapers and Magazines Online Ananda Bazar Patrika (Independent, Bengali-language), Kolkata http://www.anandabazar.com Ananda Vikatan (Tamil-language magazine), Chennai http://www.anandavikatan.com/ Bartaman (Bengali-language), Kolkata http://www.bartamanpatrika.com/ Bombay Samachar (independent), Mumbai http://www.bombaysamachar.com/ Business Line (Financial), Chennai http://www.thehindubusinessline.com Business Standard (Financial), New Delhi http://www.business-standard.com/ Business World (Business biweekly), Kolkata http://www.businessworldindia.com Daily Deshonnati (Marathi-language), Maharashtra http://www.deshonnati.com/ Daily Thanthi (Tamil-language daily newspaper), […]


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Indian Bank offers sweep facilities

October 23rd, 2006

Indian Bank has introduced a new premium current account with built-in ‘sweep facility’ across its 609 CBS branches. The new account, targeted at corporates, traders, businessmen and professionals, will have sweep facility, which will automatically sweep surplus funds from a customer’s current account or savings bank account and deploy them in term deposits in the […]


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IGNOU(Indira Gandhi National Open University) extends date for admission forms

October 19th, 2006

For the admission session commencing January 2007, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for receiving the filled-in forms with the late fee of Rs 200 up to October 25. The date has been extended for Master’s degree in Computer Applications (MCA), Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications (BCA) besides various other […]


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TNCCI appeals extension of deadline

October 18th, 2006

The TamilNadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TNCCI), has insisted to extend the deadline filing of income tax returns by assesses liable to tax audit and corporates. They have claimed for an extension by at least 2 months. Mr. S. Rethinavelu, President of the Chamber, said that they have sent the appeal to the Union […]


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Vegetable prices – Chennai

October 16th, 2006

Chennai, Oct. 17 (PTI): Following are the wholesale prices of vegetables at the Koyambedu market today. Rates quoted per Kg: Brinjal Rs 3.00, Common Hedge Rs 5.00, Cucumber Rs 4.00, Field beans Rs 12.00, Snake Gourd Rs 4.00 Yam Rs 6.00, Kales root Rs 6.00, Drumstick Rs 15.00, Bitter gourd Rs 6.00, Cluster Beans Rs […]