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IRDA mulls capping traditional products

After putting caps on Ulip products which have already been effective since Jan 01, 2010, Insurance-regulator Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) has been considering putting caps on traditional products too.

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“Fur & Leather” exhibition at Beijing

The fair, which opened on Tuesday, January 12, lasts until Friday. The 35 years of flux of the fair has witnessed China’s opening up and development of the China’s fur industry.

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Greek musical instruments

The Greeks believed that music nurtured man’s relationship with the gods and as a result many of their popular myths feature instruments. For example the lyre (a distant relative of the harp and panpipes (cane tubes arranged in scale) were allegedly created by the gods.

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Greek “FETA” cheese

Feta (Greek: φέτα) is a brined curd cheese traditionally made in Greece. It is made primarily from sheep’s milk, but up to 30% may consist of goats’ milk. Since 2005, feta has been a protected designation of origin product in the European Union. Although traditional feta cheese should only include sheep and goat’s milk, it […]

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Olive Oil

Olive oil is an oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean.

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