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by OJ George

Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.

It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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Terror leaders safe, followers thrown into war
“We will sit in

crevices, corners and caves in high mountains or hide in deep forests or coastal belt in cognito.

You people go and wage a war and get killed”.

This appears to be the message given out

by so-called messiahs like Osama bin Laden, Hamas leaders, LeT, Jaish and other out
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Thoughts for the day: Look before you leap....
By Elsy Mathew (elsymathew23@gmail.com)

The decisions person makes will have far reaching effects in his or her life. Therefore, a decision is something that has to be taken after much thought and deliberation. Once taken, it is very difficult to redo the decision.

Life can be compared to a
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US attends Hiroshima bombing memorial ceremony
TOKYO: The United States on Friday attended for the first time a ceremony commemorating the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 65 years after the Japanese city's destruction rang in the nuclear age.

The United States' World War II allies Britain and France, both declared nuclear powers, also sent th
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Lengthy Vehicle? Then cough up more money
By Vaikom Madhu

Are you moving from an entry level car to a swanky one? Pretty lengthy one? Then you may be inviting trouble. Your wallet may grow thin by paying too hefty a fee for parking space.

But take solace for now, the scheme is not replicated in India, but soon our mandarins may copy
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Yes, She is an Atheist PM
By Vaikom Madhu

People down-under has their first women Prime Minister. And believe, their first atheist Prime Minister.

The first non-married Prime Minister Julia Gillard of the Labor Party, was previous prime minister Kevin Rudd’s deputy prime minister. Rudd’s waning popularity emboldened h
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