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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
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A relic of the past
G. RAMASWAMY (72) treks 20 km to Visakhapatnam from Gambheeram village to sell palm-leaf umbrellas at Rs 60 apiece and support his six-member family. Stitching umbrellas is a laborious task and he can make only two a day. The umbrellas are ... More

Dabbawalas — cash in on their `marketing' reach
Corporates can leverage their strength in distribution More

Makkal TV pact with Sun TV
Makkal TV, a satellite TV channel promoted by Makkal Tholai Thodarpu Kuzhumam that is to be launched on September 6, has made uplinking arrangements with Sun TV, according to Mr Venu Sanjeevi, Chairman, Makkal TV. The channel ... More


SMS service for booklovers
With an SMS to the short code 6365, bookworms can get details of new releases and bestsellers on their mobiles for under Rs 3 (cost per special SMS). In an alliance with the US-based Mobile 365, a mobile messaging and data services firm, ... More

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