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InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-30 06:00

“The oldest living animal is a giant tortoise called Jonathan, who lives on the island of #SaintHelena. Jonathan is 186 years old. Jonathan appears on the Saint Helena five pence coin. Jonathan has been in a long-term homosexual relationship since 1991.” ^Nick H #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-29 06:00

“A Japanese rail company once apologised because a train left 20 seconds early. The operator said they were “deeply” sorry for the inconvenience caused by the 9.40.40am Tsukuba Express leaving the station at 9.40.20am.” ^Phillip B #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-27 06:00

“In Sonkajärvi, #Finland, the annual Wife Carrying Championship is held. This involves husbands navigating an obstacle course while carrying their wives on their backs. The fastest runners win their wife’s weight in beer.” ^Conner W #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-26 06:00

“In #Japan, it’s become a tradition to eat KFC on Christmas Day! An estimated 3.6 million families around Japan tuck into a fried chicken meal on the special day. The dinner has to be ordered weeks in advance due to high demand as the daily sales in December can be 10 times higher than average...

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-25 06:00

“There are twice as many pigs living in #Denmark than people. The most recent study shows that for every 100 people, there are 215 pigs!” ^Claire P #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-24 06:00

“In #Turin, dog owners can be fined up to €500 if they don’t walk their pets at least three times a day. It became the law in 2005.” ^Daniella M #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-23 06:00

“Everyone knows the Finnish company Nokia makes mobile phones. But did you know they also used to make another handheld device – toilet paper?” ^Liisa J #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-22 06:00

“#Serbia is home to the most expensive cheese in the world. It’s called pule and it’s made from donkey milk. Pule can be sold for as much as £460 per pound, compared to cheddar cheese which averages at just £4 per pound!” ^Chloe S #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-21 06:00

“Nutmeg originates from the Indonesian Banda Islands (also known as the Spice Islands), and was much prized in Elizabethan times because it was thought to ward off the plague. It’s illegal in Saudi Arabia as it’s a hallucinogenic if ingested in large quantities.” ^Mark S #thepeoplewhoworkhere

InsureandGo UK Photo 2018-09-20 06:00

“The canna lily (otherwise known as Indian shot) is a house plant with a twist. Its seeds, which are hard and black, were used during the Indian Mutiny of the 19th century when the soldiers ran out of bullets. When fired from a musket, the seeds were able to pierce through wood. And they s...
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Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK - “RBI’s unanimously delivered 25bps hike has been balanced with a neutral stance, reinforcing MPC’s alacrity to retain inflation within its 4.0% target amidst hitherto buildup in price pressures led by crude prices. The rate action comes at a time when economic recovery now appears to be on a firmer footing. This stance allows RBI the choice to act in accordance with evolving macro and financial conditions, in both global and domestic economy in the coming months. Amidst many moving parts, this will entail a careful balancing of global headwinds from elevated crude prices, geopolitical tensions, and domestic policies of MSPs, state pay commissions on growth-inflation dynamics.” #RBIPolicy