John Paul, managing director of Popular Vehicles and Services, has taken over as president of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE), Kerala. He is a founder-member of TIE and the former president of the Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Trade. – Special Correspondent

New medical centre

A medical centre specialising in ‘predictive homoeopathy' was opened here recently. The centre would focus on complicated ailments arising out of genetic disorders and rare diseases. A team of doctors will examine patients at the new centre located on Azad Road in the city. Telemedicine facility will be available. — Special Correspondent

Plea for shift in bank policy

K.S. Bhat, all-India secretary of the Syndicate Bank Staff Association, has called for a paradigm shift in the recruitment and posting policy. In a statement, he said common examination for selection of personnel in the clerical cadre was a healthy sign. — Special Correspondent

Chit fund company launches operation

Sheeba Kuries Limited, the Maharashtra-based chit fund company, has extended its operations to Kerala. Its first branch was opened at Edapally recently. Managing director M.D. Sreenivasan said the ISO certified company had a portfolio of daily and weekly chits and operated online. — Special Correspondent

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