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Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Went to the bank for the second cheque withdrawal.<br>a. Only one conversion of 4000 Rs in two weeks. they are checking against the ID number presented …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Day 2. Father (age 70) went to the bank to withdraw his share. No senior citizens line. 20 people or so still lining up. Security guy said there was …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

How definitions of wealth change. We have 17,000 INR (~250 USD) in usable currency at home. Feels ridiculously and extravagantly rich! Could even …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

For those running the bank gauntlet today, based on my exchange with Axis Bank.<br>a. Check whether there is a Senior Citizen/Ladies line. The waiting …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Wondering how things came to such a sad pass that I'd have to be inked and finked and questioned, scanned and ID-ed before I can make my hard-earned …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

I got a Rs 2000 note in exchange of some cash I had with me. It was sitting in my purse for a week as a souvenir as nobody had change to give it to …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

This demonetisation takes a LOT of getting used to - (this understatement nearly killed me) - swishing out a 2000 buck note to the iron man or the …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Yesterday, I finally lost it with all the worshippers at the shrine of demonetization – and discovered I still had traces of the famed XXX family …

We tried to exchange the 2000 note in banks,market etc butno one accept.Atlast our new friend Ashok Rishi helped us and again we are alive!! Thankyou so much my friend for your help god bless you!!

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

I have to go for buying groceries these days as i have to use the card. But the grocer dreads swiping the card as it takes for ever due to …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Gave 2000 to my cook for buying grocery. The guy gave old 1000 as part of change. When she gave it back to the next time she went to buy something, …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Hi All I am absolutely out of Rs 100 denomination! Yesterday and today went to bank and again drew 2000s ! I shopped in lifestyle just so I get …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

In a small town, 50,000 packets of donated refreshments were distributed to people standing in ATM queues. 50,000 People who would rather be at their …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

First the Government thought I was too poor to be spending more than 4000 rupees. Later, when it realized I was recklessly spending 4000 a day, it …

Demonetisation or DEMONetisation?

Today visited the Luz branch Bank of India ATM. No crowd. Drew 2000 got a note. still happy no Q. Wish RaGa was here. c/o VJ

Did media lie about currency woes? B'luru man checks 23 ATMs to find out

Are you one of those people who is torn apart by conflicting opinions on demonetisation, and is wondering what the merit of these arguments are?<p>While …

demonization

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Humanity

15 Years on, Unilever Pays Workers Affected by Mercury Poisoning in Kodaikanal

CHENNAI: Bringing to an end the long-pending dispute between Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and former workers of its thermometer manufacturing unit at …

Unilever

Social media protests that scare consumer retail giants

The reaction to Indian rapper Sofia Ashraf's attack on Unilever is further evidence of the threat social media has on multibillion pound companies<p>Consumer goods giants are facing battles on all fronts - squeezed on shelf space and price by supermarkets in home territories, and hit by slowing growth …

Social media proves its power as Unilever feels the heat in India

Paul Polman, Unilever chief executive, likes to see himself as the social conscience of the business world: a former trainee priest, who criticises …

Social Media

The Unending Fallout of Unilever’s Thermometer Factory in Kodaikanal

On 3 February 2015, Paul Polman, the chief executive officer of Unilever—a British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company—came to meet Prime …

India

Nicki Minaj's “Anaconda” becomes protest anthem in India, over Unilever's mercury contamination disaster

Written by Chennai-born rapper Sofia Ashraf and set to Nicki Minaj's “Anaconda,” the video tackles Unilever's failure to clean up mercury …

Anaconda

How our brain hides (and gets back) scary memories - Futurity

Our brain can hide terrible memories to protect us from reliving stressful events. But if suppressed too long, they can cause anxiety, depression, …

Depression

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

A Chennai Girl Used Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" To Protest Unilever Dumping Toxic Waste

♫ "Kodaikanal won't step down until you make amends now." ♫

India