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chicken lollipop



Ingredients:
5 chicken drumettes
1 tsp minced ginger
1 cube fermented red beancurd
mashed 1 egg white
1 egg yolk
Ground black pepper
Salt and sugar to taste
Corn flour
Breadcrumbs
Method:

With a knife, pull and scrape the meat off the top to the bottom of the chicken drumette. Marinate the chicken with minced ginger, mashed fermented red beancurd, egg white, black pepper,salt and sugar.
Set the chicken in the refrigerator and let it marinate for about 10 minutes.
Dip the chicken drumettes into the corn-flour, then dip them into the egg yolk wash, and continue the same with the breadcrumbs.
Deep fry the chicken drumettes on medium-high heat until golden brown.

Saving Scheme Exclusively for Ladies

There are certain Saving schemes in banking and insuarance sector exclusively for woman

1.LIC Jeevan Bharati
  • Age limit is between 18-55 yrs
  • 50,000-25 lakhs deposit
  • accidenatal insurance along with insurance for heart attack, stroke,blindness etc
  • Money will be provided for treatment of a particular disease until 60 yrs of age
  • You will be given around 50 lakhs if the death is due to accident or results in complete physical handicapped condition
  • Physically challenged kids of the policy holder will get around 5 lakhs for there treatment
  • kids with down syndrome and other disorders will be given inusrance
  • In this policy which will be completed by 15 yrs , after completion of first 5 yrs you will get 20% of total amount and next 20% after 10 yrs.afer 15 yrs u will get 60% along with the bonus
  • After the death of the policy holder the entire amount wil be given to the nominee

For further details visit: http://www.licindia.in/

2.South Indian Mahila

South Indian Bank has launched a Savings Bank account exclusively for women called , “SIB: MAHILA’.This packaged savings bank product is linked with recurring deposit with ‘house-to-house’ travel insurance and accident death insurance cover. The account should be opened in the name of a woman in the age group of 18 years and above.

The two variations of the scheme are:
1.Mahila Savings Bank : can be opened with a minimum balance of Rs. 1,000/- and an R.D. for a minimum monthly installment of Rs. 100/- for a minimum period of twelve months

  • Recurring depoist can be from 1-10 yrs
  • Available for residents as well as non-residents.
  • Nomination facility is available.
  • No Tax Deduction at Source on interest earned
  • for accidental death during the first year of policy will be given around 1 lakh

2.Mahila Plus Savings Bank :

can be opened with a minimum balance of Rs. 25,000/- and an R.D. for a minimum monthly installment of Rs. 1,000/- for a minimum period of twelve months.

for further deatils visit: http://www.southindianbank.com/

3. Federal bank's mahila mitra

  • 18 yrs of age should be completed
  • If there is no balance in your account also u can with draw upto 20,000 from ATM
  • everyday u can withdraw around 50,000
  • the policy holder can start an account for 2 kids(Minor) with zero balance
  • banking internet facility
  • loan processing 50% discount
  • mobil /internet alert available

For further details visit: http://www.federalbank.com/

4. SBT mahila vikas scheme:

  • This scheme is for woman to start a business of there own
  • Depending on the investement in the business u get from 50,000-25 lakhs loan.it should be remiited within 5 yrs
  • after taking loan u can pay after 6 months
  • first year only 8% intrest is taken later as per the other bank rates

Prathibha savings deposit:

  • Women aged 18 years and above
  • Single or joint account may be permitted.Principal account holder should be a female
  • Min balance 250 rs
  • One cheque book free per year
    Free ATM Card. Annual Maintenance Fee applicableInternet Banking with transaction facility
  • Standing Instruction facility may be used for monthly remittance towards Recurring Deposit scheme.
  • No. of transactions in the account may be restricted to 4 per month excluding ATM transactions to avoid misuse of the account.All other terms and conditions as per SB rules, Uni-Suraksha on payment

Sukanya:

Girls between 10 and 18 years(On attaining 18 years, account should be converted as a regular account

  • Rs. 100.00 (Penalty to be waived. However balance to be recouped to continue transaction)
  • A/c in Single Name Rs. 2.5 lakhs Jointly with parents Rs. 5 lakhs (as per SB rules)
  • Accident death/Permanent Total Disability Insurance cover of Rs. 5 lacs at a premium of Rs. 50 per year under UNI-Suraksha
  • Free ATM Card. Annual Maintenance Charge Rs.50/- to be waived upto 18 years only)Internet Banking Facility (Viewing only
  • Standing Instruction facility may be used for monthly remittance towards Recurring Deposit scheme. (Free for transfer to another account of the same party)

For further details visit: http://www.statebankoftravancore.com/

5.SBI -SREE sakhthi

  • This scheme is for woman who want to start there own business
  • For projects above 25,000-10 lakhs there is 5% reduction on the total sum

For further details visit: http://www.statebankofindia.com/

6.HDFC Bank

1.Easy shop woman's debit card

  • it is an replacement for ATm as well as u can get discounts too
  • You will get a rupee back for every 200rs purchase
  • when u buy gold from shops using this card u will get special discount present in that season
  • card holder Gets 50% discount for one year on locker
  • 2 lakhs accident insurance

Note: This card will be given to woman who has an account in this bank only

2.Woman's Gold credit card

  • Attractive rewards programme*Get 1 reward point for every Rs.150 spent and redeem them against airmiles across leading airlines
  • Wide choice of redemption- MyRewards gives you an array of redemption opportunities for your Points -F rom M icrowaves to refrigerators, from Barbie dolls to latest Fashion labels, we take pride in giving you one of the widest options for getting rewarded! You can also redeem your accumulated reward points for air miles on leading airlines like Jet Airways, Air India, Kingfisher Airlines .
  • Revolving credit facility Pay a minimum amount, which is 5% (subject to a minimum amount of Rs.200) of your total bill amount or any higher amount whichever is convenient and carry forward the balance to a better financial month. For this facility you pay a nominal charge of just 3.25% per month (39% annually).
  • Zero liability on lost cardIf you happen to lose your Card, report it immediately to
  • our 24-hour call centre. After reporting the loss, you carry zero liability on any fraudulent transactions on your card.
  • Interest free credit facility Avail of up to 50 days of interest free period from the date of purchase (subject to the submission of the charge by the Merchant).
    Worldwide acceptance Accepted at over 23 million merchant establishments around the world, including 110,000 merchant establishments in India.

for further details visit: http://www.hdfcbank.com/

Home remedies for zits(acnes)

Zits are mainly caused due to the excessive production of sebum, a type of oil generated by the sebaceous glands.The sebum blocks the hair follicles and the pores of the skin with oil,dead skin and bacteria.This creates a protrusion on the skin knowns as acne,zits,black headsor white heads.
  • A granular paste made of almonds is an effective treatment for acne with skin cleansing and enriching properties
  • A paste made of Lentils and curd with a few drops margosa juice can be effective remedyto treat pimples or zits.
  • Washing the skin with Green Gram flour helps clean the skin and also helps Bleach the Face.
  • Honey, sandalwood,olive oil mixture can help soothe dry skin

New policy: criminal record clearance on visit visas

Effective immediately, the Ministry of Interior’s immigration directorate and foreign affairs has announced that all expatriates of all nationalities who applied for a No Objection Certificate visa (NOC) must have a criminal record clearance from their country of origin or the country in which they are currently reside. This applies to both work and family NOC. Before approaching the Kuwaiti embassy in their respective countries, expatriates need the clearance to be issued after the date of the NOC visa.
All expatriate university degree holders of all nationalities who are visiting Kuwait on a commercial visa with the intention of transferring to Article 18 (work visa), must have a criminal record clearance from their country of origin or the country in which they currently reside. Before approaching the Kuwaiti embassy in their respective countries, expatriates need the clearance to be issued after the date of the visit visa.
Those who are visiting Kuwait on a family-visit visa who can and wish to be transferred to a dependent residency, they need to follow the same procedure before approaching the Kuwaiti embassy in their respective countries. Note this only can be done for close family members such as spouse and children, and it only applies to certain nationalities such as American, Canadian, European, Australian etc.

MoH kuwait urged to provide face masks to students,teachers

Ministry of Education (MoE) Undersecretary Tomadher Al-Sedarawi has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to distribute face masks to students and teachers at the start of the new academic year to prevent further spread of swine flu, reports Al-Anba daily. Indicating she expects MoH to equip 120 school clinics - 20 in each educational zone - with the necessary tools to combat swine flu, Al-Sedarawi asked the ministry to provide the required equipment and certain number of nurses by companies contracted to render such services. She also confirmed plans to use theaters and sports halls in schools located near the hospitals and clinics as shelters for infected persons, in coordination with MoH and Voluntary Work Center, which is currently headed by Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad. She said MoE has asked the Union of Private Schools to appoint a communications officer, who will coordinate with the team tasked to control swine flu in case of an outbreak in schools.Al-Sedarawi disclosed MoE has also reached an agreement with the Cooperative Societies Union to provide cleaning items to schools, as part of its plan to launch a cleanliness campaign at the beginning of the new school year. She said the ministry will ensure that the schools are cleaned frequently, especially the tables to prevent any contamination. Affirming an emergency hotline will be provided for schools to immediately report swine flu cases to the health centers, Al-Sedarawi ruled out the possibility of postponing the opening of the new academic year as the ministry is keen on taking the necessary precautionary measures, along with its health counterpart, to protect the health of students, teachers and administrative staff. Revealing the ministry has started taking steps to accommodate more than 185,000 students in the next academic year, Al- Sedarawi explained the campaign includes Arabic schools and talks have also started on the possibility of providing MoE with vaccines, although the expected quantity is very minimal.Asserting MoE will always consider the suggestions of its health counterpart to prevent the spread of swine flu, Al-Sedarawi admitted “we might consider closing down schools in case of a pandemic.” She also vowed to coordinate with other concerned officials to look into the possibility of reducing time allocated for the morning assembly to avoid crowds in schools. Commenting on Al-Sedarawi’s request to provide schools with face masks, Public Health Department Manager Dr Rashid Al-Owais pointed out this mechanism has been proven effective in other parts of the world. He clarified only doctors and nurses looking after infected patients are required to wear these masks. Confirming that MoH will provide school clinics with face masks and protective gear, stated Kuwait has ordered 45,000 vaccination injections, which will be delivered in October. Meanwhile, Chairman of Private Schools Union Omar Al-Ghareer asked MoE to coordinate closely with the cooperative societies for the supply of cleaning items at the beginning of the school year. He also urged owners of private schools to prepare quarantine rooms for suspected swine flu cases in schools prior to their transfer to the Infectious Diseases Hospital.

MoH ‘urged’ to provide face masks to students, teachers


Ministry of Education (MoE) Undersecretary Tomadher Al-Sedarawi has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to distribute face masks to students and teachers at the start of the new academic year to prevent further spread of swine flu, reports Al-Anba daily. Indicating she expects MoH to equip 120 school clinics - 20 in each educational zone - with the necessary tools to combat swine flu, Al-Sedarawi asked the ministry to provide the required equipment and certain number of nurses by companies contracted to render such services. She also confirmed plans to use theaters and sports halls in schools located near the hospitals and clinics as shelters for infected persons, in coordination with MoH and Voluntary Work Center, which is currently headed by Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmad. She said MoE has asked the Union of Private Schools to appoint a communications officer, who will coordinate with the team tasked to control swine flu in case of an outbreak in schools.Al-Sedarawi disclosed MoE has also reached an agreement with the Cooperative Societies Union to provide cleaning items to schools, as part of its plan to launch a cleanliness campaign at the beginning of the new school year. She said the ministry will ensure that the schools are cleaned frequently, especially the tables to prevent any contamination. Affirming an emergency hotline will be provided for schools to immediately report swine flu cases to the health centers, Al-Sedarawi ruled out the possibility of postponing the opening of the new academic year as the ministry is keen on taking the necessary precautionary measures, along with its health counterpart, to protect the health of students, teachers and administrative staff. Revealing the ministry has started taking steps to accommodate more than 185,000 students in the next academic year, Al- Sedarawi explained the campaign includes Arabic schools and talks have also started on the possibility of providing MoE with vaccines, although the expected quantity is very minimal.Asserting MoE will always consider the suggestions of its health counterpart to prevent the spread of swine flu, Al-Sedarawi admitted “we might consider closing down schools in case of a pandemic.” She also vowed to coordinate with other concerned officials to look into the possibility of reducing time allocated for the morning assembly to avoid crowds in schools. Commenting on Al-Sedarawi’s request to provide schools with face masks, Public Health Department Manager Dr Rashid Al-Owais pointed out this mechanism has been proven effective in other parts of the world. He clarified only doctors and nurses looking after infected patients are required to wear these masks. Confirming that MoH will provide school clinics with face masks and protective gear, stated Kuwait has ordered 45,000 vaccination injections, which will be delivered in October. Meanwhile, Chairman of Private Schools Union Omar Al-Ghareer asked MoE to coordinate closely with the cooperative societies for the supply of cleaning items at the beginning of the school year. He also urged owners of private schools to prepare quarantine rooms for suspected swine flu cases in schools prior to their transfer to the Infectious Diseases Hospital.

Home remedies for swine flu

1. Have five duly washed leaves of Tulsi (known as Basil in English; medicinal name Ocimum sanctum) everyday in the morning. Tulsi has a large number of therapeutic properties. It keeps throat and lungs clear and helps in infections by way of strengthening your immunity.
2. Giloi (medicinal name Tinospora cordifolia) is a commonly available plant in many areas. Take a one-foot long branch of giloi, add five to six leaves of Tulsi and boil in water for 15-20 minutes or long enough to allow the water to extract its properties. Add black pepper and sendha (salt used during religious fasts), rock or black salt, or Misri (crystalised sugar like lumps to make it sweet) according to taste. Let it cool a bit and drink this kadha (concoction) while still warm. It will work wonders for your immunity. If giloi plant is not available, get processed giloi powder from Hamdard or others, and concoct a similar drink once a day.
3. A small piece of camphor (kapoor) approximately the size of a tablet should be taken once or twice a month. It can be swallowed with water by adults while children can take it along with mashed potatoes or banana because they will find it difficult to have it without any aides. Please remember camphor is not to be taken everyday, but only once each season, or once a month.
4. Those who can take garlic, must have two pods of raw garlic first thing in the morning. To be swallowed daily with lukewarm water. Garlic too strengthens immunity like the earlier measures mentioned.
5. Those not allergic to milk, must take a glass of hot or lukewarm milk every night with a small measure of haldi (turmeric).
6. Aloe vera (gwarpatha) too is a commonly available plant. Its thick and long, cactus-like leaves have an odourless gel. A teaspoon gel taken with water daily can work wonders for not only your skin and joint pains, but also boost immunity.
7. Take homeopathic medicines — Pyrogenium 200 and Inflenzium 200 in particular — five tablets three times a day, or two-three drops three times a day. While these are not specifically targeted at H1N1 either, these work well as preventive against common flu virus.
8. Do Pranayam daily (preferably under guidance if you are already not initiated into it) and go for morning jog/walk regularly to keep your throat and lungs in good condition and body in fine fettle. Even in small measures, it will work wonders for your body’s resistance against all such diseases which attack the nose, throat and lungs, besides keeping you fit.
9. Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich Amla (Indian gooseberry) juice. Since fresh Amla is not yet available in the market (not for another three to four months), it is not a bad idea to buy packaged Amla juice which is commonly available nowadays.
10. Last but not the least, wash your hands frequently every day with soap and warm water for 15-20 seconds; especially before meals, or each time after touching a surface that you suspect could be contaminated with flu virus such as a door handle or a knob/handle, especially if you have returned from a public place or used public transport. Alcohol-based hand cleaners should be kept handy at all times and used until you can get soap and warm water.

Expat filing could force clearance from sponsor; Get your passport, Kuwait Minister

KUWAIT , Expatriate employees should get their passports from their sponsors as the latter have no right to keep such documents, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Dr Mohammad Al-Afasi said Wednesday after his meeting with the Health, Social Affairs and Labor Committee in the Parliament. Clarifying that expatriate workers have to fulfill certain requirements before leaving their current sponsors, Al-Afasi stressed the need for expatriate employees to obtain a clearance certificate from their current sponsors before joining another company. “Sponsors should refrain from using this condition to put pressure on their employees as they will be forced to issue the clearance certificates in case the workers file a complaint at the ministry. Expatriate workers, on the other hand, should not leave their current sponsors without informing them about their plan to transfer their residence to another sponsor,” he explained.
Revealing the committee continued Wednesday discussions on the proposed amendments to the new private sector labor law, Al-Afasi pointed out the government and Parliament unanimously approved the law during the first reading, but its enactment was delayed due to the dissolution of the Parliament. “Institutions like Kuwait Workers Union, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), and Banks Union have a number of reservations on the law. All parties involved and meet international expectations as the whole nation has been waiting for its ratification for quite a long time,” he opined.Indicating the Aug 19 session might not be enough to discuss the 147-article law as well as the proposed amendments, Al-Afasi argued “the government has nothing against the law, considering it is one of the proponents. Our main concern is that MPs might be compelled to rush its ratification. If the committee can finalize the law, analyze the proposed amendments and submit a detailed report prior to the session, then we have nothing to worry about.” He also affirmed the committee’s dedication to complete its deliberations, which will be attended by representatives from the government and other concerned bodies, before the session.
On the other hand, Committee Chairman Saad Al-Khanfour disclosed the committee listened to Al-Afasi’s point of view on the need to give his ministry more time to study the comments and amendments presented by MPs and other concerned authorities before enacting the law. He said the committee has agreed to hold a series of meetings next week – from Sunday until Tuesday – to deliberate on the proposed amendments and finalize its report, which will be presented to the Parliament during the emergency session Wednesday.Meanwhile, committee member MP Dr Waleed Al-Tabtabaei looks forward to the completion of the report before the emergency session. He clarified the government and Parliament had earlier reached an agreement on the law, but other relevant authorities, such as the KCCI and Kuwait Workers Union, have presented viable amendments that require further discussions to come up with a satisfactory and comprehensive law.Al-Tabtabaei revealed the proposed amendments are related to salaries of workers and employment of women. He also quoted Al-Afasi as saying that Deputy Parliament Speaker Abdullah Al-Roumi’s proposal to establish a recruitment authority for private sector and domestic workers is a step towards the cancellation of the sponsorship system.
Another committee member, MP Dr Salwa Al-Jassar, has appealed to the government and Parliament not to politicize the laid-off Kuwaitis issue. She underscored the need to solve the problem immediately through the issuance of a temporary decision to guarantee a comfortable life for Kuwaitis who were laid off from work or forced to resign.Wondering why the issue is being discussed now while the global economic crisis started 10 months ago, Al-Jassar asked why the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee in the previous Parliament tackled the economic stimulus bill without taking into consideration the plight of laid-off Kuwaitis. She said this bill is aimed at helping investment and financial companies overcome losses incurred due to the crisis, even if some of these companies had dismissed Kuwaiti employees as part of their cost-cutting measures.
Al-Jassar asked the government to help laid-off Kuwaitis overcome their financial burdens through the following measures: * The Government Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) should study the situation of the laid-off employees and those who were forced to resign through the establishment of a competent committee, which will be tasked to look into their problems.* Provide them with jobs immediately through the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and GMRP, in accordance with their qualifications and experiences.* Impose penalties on private companies that retrenched Kuwaiti employees without any valid reason.* Use the financial and economic expertise of those who retired from the private sector through consultations with the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK).* Work towards enacting the new private sector labor law by revising the articles that provide financial guarantees and prevent the recurrence of the problems of Kuwaitis laid off from work or forced to resign.* GMRP should present a weekly report to the Health , Social Affairs and Labor committee on the latest developments on issues concerning the laid-off workers and those who were forced to resign* Identify names of the companies that terminated the services of Kuwaiti employees to specify the number of non-Kuwaiti employees who were laid off from work or are still working. * Check whether the companies that retrenched Kuwaitis have incurred losses due to the global economic crisis or they are still making profits.* Determine the number of non-Kuwaitis working in the private sector, as well as their qualifications and experiences to activate a decision on the replacement of expatriate workers with Kuwaitis. * Ministries of Social Affairs, Labor, Commerce and Industry should study the current situation of private companies that dismissed Kuwaiti employees to determine their financial, administrative and technical status.* GMRP should publish announcements in local news encouraging Kuwaitis who were dismissed from work or forced to resign to submit the required documents to give them jobs suitable to their professional and technical expertise.

Fennel seed treatment claimed effective to prevent swine flu


Drinking a decoction made of fennel seeds soaked in warm water first thing in the morning could prevent you from catching swine flu says a study published in a Chinese medical research magazine.
According to report published in Al Khaleej a local Arabic daily, the study has resulted in an increase of fennel seeds sales by 50 per cent in some Asian countries.
The report read that similar increase in sales was also visible in countries like Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
The fennel seed warm drink is being distributed to people who are making pilgrimage to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.
http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/09/07/05/10328712.html

Ram charan Teja to follow Amir khan


Ram Charan Teja to follow Amir Khan Ram Charan Teja to follow Amir Khan style story selection. He has an open mind and inclination to experiment and change the genres. Like Amir Khan delivered the path breaking bug-budget period saga Lagaan, Ram Charan Teja did Magadheera. Just like Amir Khan did Dil Chahta Hain after Lagaan, Ram Charan Teja is going to do a trendy love story to be directed by Bhaskar who gave wonderful film like Bommarillu in the past. This film will have USA backdrop.

Dubai malls started trial period for paid parking system

Mall of the Emirates and Deira City Centre will begin a free trial period of their parking management system on Sunday to ensure that customers understand the new plan a month before the system actually starts from September 10.
The parking management system was announced last month to ensure that the malls' customers who use their own transport have adequate parking places once the Dubai Metro service begins on September 9.
The move is designed to deter park and ride Metro users who may use the malls' parking facilities as Mall of the Emirates and Deira City Centre Metro Stations are close by.
Starting on September 10, visitors to Mall of the Emirates and Deira City Centre will be provided with three hours' free parking on weekdays and fours hours at the weekends (Fridays and Saturdays). For customers wanting to watch a movie, an extra free hour will be provided on both weekdays and weekends.
Customers must collect a ticket at a parking entry station, use an automatic pay machine when leaving and swipe at the exit barrier.

First Saudi women work as maids



The first group of Saudi housemaids has begun work under a government scheme, say reports from Saudi Arabia. Until now, the job - which is regarded by many Saudis as demeaning - had been mostly restricted to Asian women.The Saudi Ministry of Labour permitted Saudi women to work as maids two years ago, but there has been strong resistance to the move.


Thirty Saudi women aged between 20 and 45 have started work in Jeddah, according to the al-Madina newspaper. Housemaids can face harsh conditions, including long hours, broken contracts and sexual abuse.

Hackers hit Twitter and Facebook



Micro-blogging service Twitter and social networking site Facebook have been severely disrupted by hackers.
Twitter was taken offline for more than two hours whilst Facebook's service was "degraded", according to the firms.
The popular sites were subject to so-called denial-of-service attacks on Thursday, the companies believe.
Denial-of-service (DOS) attacks take various forms but often involve a company's servers being flooded with data in an effort to disable them. "Attacks such as this are malicious efforts orchestrated to disrupt and make unavailable services such as online banks, credit card payment gateways, and in this case, Twitter for intended customers or users," said Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on the company's blog.
The service was restored shortly after the blog post, but the companies have had to continue to fend off the attack.
Facebook said its service was reduced but not taken offline. "No user data was at risk and we have restored full access to the site for most users," spokeswoman Brandee Barker told the AFP news agency. "We're continuing to monitor the situation to ensure that users have the fast and reliable experience they've come to expect from Facebook."

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