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Month: April 2008

Credit Card Fraud In The News

Credit Card Fraud In The News

The Times of India reported on April 22, 2008 how a Hyderabad businessman’s credit card was used to buy air tickets worth Rs. 39,916/-. What is interesting is the modus operandi and reader’s comments. Mohammed Obeid (the fraud) approached Venkat (the card owner) on the pretext of providing a new credit card from Barclays Bank and collected the CVV and credit card numbers from him and passed on the information to Ramakrishna. So our businessman handed over the his credit…

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Great Indian Advertisements

Great Indian Advertisements

Jatin Kalra sent the following to an internal mailing list at work. I have no idea where he found them but they are great. My favorite is the first one. Which is yours? (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image)

Hyderabad Airport (Shamsabad) – Connectivity from City (Mehdipatnam)

Hyderabad Airport (Shamsabad) – Connectivity from City (Mehdipatnam)

I have written about the bus service from various points in the city to the new airport at Shamsabad. In that post I provided a map of the Begumpet area with the Paryatak Bhavan highlighted. Since then some more information has cropped up. The buses run every 30 minutes from Paryatak Bhavan, Begumpet, and the run takes about 1 hr 30 mins. No stops in between. There is likely to be a rush for seats. Tickets are available on the…

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CusslerMen – A Clive Cussler Fan Web Site

CusslerMen – A Clive Cussler Fan Web Site

I came across a very nice fan site for Clive Cussler novels called CusslerMen. The site is run by a group of book collectors who specialize in Clive Cussler novels. The web site has description of all the Clive Cussler books, with pictures of actual books, commentary and trivia about editions. They have a forum, items on sale, commentary on Clive Cussler’s signatures and much more. If you enjoy Clive Cussler’s books and his characters, then this web site is…

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