On the eve of India’s 64th Independence Day, I bring you videos of the Republic of India’s national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ written by Rabindranath Tagore, and national song ‘Vande Mataram’ written by Bankimchandra Chatterji. I hope you will enjoy them. I also give you the official lyrics of our national anthem, and national song.
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Withdraw funds from PayPal account to Indian bank account with ease
If you are a new India user of PayPal, or planning to open an account, here is a complete step by step guide to how to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, and especially into your bank account. Procedures described in this article are specially meant for India users but anyone else could have a general guidance.
Electronic withdrawal service continues in India
When you want to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, you have two options, you can request for either an electronic or cheque withdrawal. Electronic withdrawal service was discontinued from July 29, 2010 onwards. But the good news is that India users can do electronic withdrawals from July 30, 2010 as they did before.
Change in withdrawal of funds from PayPal accounts for India users
When you want to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, you have two options, you can request for either an electronic or cheque withdrawal. But bad news for PayPal funds withdrawal if you are one of the India users. From July 29, 2010 onwards, India users will only be able to request for a cheque withdrawal of funds from their PayPal accounts.
Download the new currency symbol as a font to use in computers
Fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity
The Indian rupee will have its own unique symbol, a mix of the Devanagri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ without the stem. The rupee will become the fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity. It will join the elite club of major currencies like US dollar, British pound-sterling, Euro and Japanese yen to have its own symbol that is recognizable worldwide.
A marriage which has already been solemnised can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both husband and wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs or where they have converted into any of these religions. Where either of the husband or wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
Special Marriage Act 1954. An Act to provide a special form of marriage in certain cases, for the registration of such and certain other marriages and for divorce.
Now, travel through the heart of India in the lap of luxury. Equipped with LCD TVs, panoramic windows and internet connectivity, the new Maharajas’ Express promises to make the journey, christened Celestial India, from Kolkata to Delhi a royal experience.