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KHB notifies public auction of corner sites in KHB suryanagar Phase-1on 30th of august, 2012

KHB recently put up an advertisement listing out sites for public auction in the 1st Phase. Basically all the sites are corner sites. This auction will happen at KHB office in Cauvery Bhavan on 30th of august, 2012 in the morning at 11:00.

The following are the conditions of the auction in brief

Sites are on as is where is basis
People participating must inspect the properties upfront
Rs.50000/- is the fee to participate in the auction and this has to be paid upfront as a deposit.
This can be paid by preparing a DD in the name of Commissioner, Karnataka Housing Board, Bangalore or by cash.
Those who dont win the auction, would be refunded on the spot after the auction is over
Tokens would be provided to those in a queue if they arrive before auction time well in advance
Tokens will be issued by 10am
Those who come later than 11 will not be allowed into the auction
Those who win the auction must pay 25% of the bid amount to the nominated banks within the next day banking hours close
This should b…

On Indian Railways, Thoothukudi express, Waiting list booking,TatkalThrills, Pulling the chain and a train journey that has no logic whatsover!

I recently made a trip to Kanyakumari. I had an initial set of tickets which had everyone on a waiting list. I was hoping that would clear when I realized that it wouldn’t. I had booked from Bangalore city to Vaanchi Maniyachi junction. According to wikipedia, Vaanchinathan Iyer shot dead the collector of Tirunelveli, a britisher named Ashe on a train that came into this station exactly at 10:38am.

According to wikipedia, Vaanchi shot himself in the toilet after killing Ashe with a letter on him that read as below:

The mlechas of England having captured our country, tread over the sanathana dharma of the Hindus and destroy them. Every Indian is trying to drive out the English and get swarajyam and restore sanathana dharma. Our Raman, Sivaji, Krishnan, Guru Govindan, Arjuna ruled our land protecting all dharmas and in this land they are making arrangements to crown George V, a mlecha, and one who eats the flesh of cows. Three thousand Madrasees have taken a vow to kill George V as soo…