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The man counted the currency note bundle given by the cashier. He felt it was short by a note.

‘M’m, could you kindly load it in the counting machine and check it out for me?’

The cashier sounded impatient, her manner less than friendly: ‘Why, is it less…..look I’m busy, don’t have the time. Why don’t you count it yourself carefully once, twice, eh?

‘No, M’m, I think there’s a note or two in excess.’

The bundle was hastily snatched from his hands, counted on the machine multiple times and given back.


It works when a service-delivery-chain is drawn into the transaction with stakes enlarged beyond the transaction!


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I was waiting in line for a ride at the airport in Dubai. When a cab pulled up, the first thing I noticed was that the taxi was polished to a bright shine. Smartly dressed in a white shirt, black tie, and freshly pressed black slacks, the cab driver jumped out and rounded the car to open the back passenger door for me.

He handed me a laminated card
and said: ‘I’m Abdul, your driver. While I’m loading your bags in the trunk I’d
like you to read my mission statement.’

Taken aback, I read the card.
It said: Abdul’s Mission Statement: “To get my customers to their destination
in the quickest, safest and cheapest way possible in a friendly environment.”

This blew me away. Especially
when I noticed that the inside of the cab matched the outside. Spotlessly

As he slid behind the wheel,
Abdul said, ‘Would…

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Mumbai: Goof-up delayed police, cost two children’s lives in Ghatkopar

Read the report on the goof up here.

Updated: Oct 11, 2019, 07:36 IST | Anurag Kamble

Due to a miscommunication when information was passed on by Mumbai police, Pune police took down a wrong registration number and ended up chasing the wrong car at the time when the Ghatkopar man was strangling his kids……..


appending a check-digit to the car number? It’s a key numeric object in many crime and accident cases to avoid misreporting.. Of course, means more fin-eco cost to accomodate an extra digit and repainting those plates. May be at least with new registrations or some intelligent data-based subsetting like only for vehicles for hire if the data shows they’re usually the get-away vehicles?…


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