Posts tagged ‘mobile communication’

October 20, 2011

Missed call, Planning Commission?

To those unfamiliar with the concept of missed calls in India, it’s a fundamental form of communication. It involves calling someone on his/her mobile phone from your mobile phone and hanging up after a couple of rings before the other person picks up. It is like a facebook poke. It isn’t very descriptive, yet can mean a lot. “Call me back”, or, “Your letter has arrived”, or, “Your package is ready to be picked” etc. Why is it done? Because it is free – well almost, if you have lifetime validity on your sim card.

Non food expense in INR. Total Rs. 8

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