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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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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Work culture not suitable, says HC
Kochi: A division bench of

Kerala High Court has come down heavily on the deleterious ways of trade union functioning in

the state.

The trade union ways would adversely affect the industrial development climate

in the state, according to Justices P.R.Ramachandra Menon and T N Ravindra
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Kasab wants Urdu newspaper
Mumbai: Pakistan terrorist

Ajmal Amir Kasab wants Urdu newspaper and flavoured toothpaste.

Kazmi, the lawyer

representing Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the November 2008 terror strikes in Mumbai,

on Wednesday told a Special Court that is hearing his case, that his client has
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Santhosh Madhavan trial nearing completion
Kochi: The trial

of notorious sanyasin and thantric ritualist Santhosh Madhavan is getting


In-camera proceedings have been going on in the Ernakulam district


The charge-sheet divulged numerous cases of the young sanyasin sexually

persecuting minor girls.

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Paddy thrust into mouth, killing mother
Puthunagaram: The

police arrested a person for allegedly for forcibly putting a handful of paddy into the mouth of his

old mother leading to her death.

Kalyani, 75, of Valathukad, Koduvayoor, had met with the

gruesome fate from the hands of her son, Aravindakshan, 40.

As the woman
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Three held for duping customers of crores
Pala: Three

persons, who are the heads of an institution similar to the money chain racket, have fallen into the

police dragnet.

It is believed that they have already cornered millions of rupees from

people who had lined up paying for appointments.

The one who is in would get more
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Shashi Tharoor gets bail
Kochi: Shashi Tharoor secured bail

from the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Ernakulam, in the case alleging that he had shown

disrespect to the national anthem of India.

The case has been posted for further

proceedings on July 9.

The alleged offence was committed at a functio
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