January 26, 2011

Takeaways

So here's the thing. Some months ago, I posted here about takeaways that I, well, took away from an ad for the Chate International Academy. These were important takeaways, because they involved both 720 kilometres and insects that went in circles and dazzling capabilities (of which I clearly have none, because otherwise I might have caught the error in using that word "both").

Well, I'm glad I had those takeaways. Because today's news is that there are going to be some other takeaways from that very same Chate International Academy. Specifically, the one I mean is that the Academy has been fined Rs 500,000 for "misleading students by using the national emblem on its advertisement."

Sort of fitting, in more ways than one, that this news comes to us on January 26.

2 comments:

Jean-Robert said...

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Prithwiraj said...

http://www.chateinternationalacademy.com/students.html
see the testimonials