INDICATIVE YIELD ON FIXED MATURITY PLANS IN INDIA IN AUGUST 2008?

The investment flavour of the season seems to be Fixed Maturity Plans(FMP) in India as they offer better post tax returns than Fixed Deposit at the same time offering adequate security. What is the indicative pre tax returns on the various FMP schemes open for subscription during August 2008? Which are the mutual funds offering these schemes? What is the procedure for subscribing to these FMP Schemes?

What is “Credit Card Authorization Form”?

After the new rule introduced by “Reserve Bank of India” for the online credit card transactions in India from 1st August, many companies are asking for a “Credit Card Authorization Form”. What is this? How this form is authorized? Is it authorized by bank or VISA / Mastercard?

How to get back my house rented house deposit?

I used to stay in a rented flat in Bangalore till August last year. The house owner refunded to me only Rs 75K out of our deposit of 95K and that too after a delay of 7 months. The house owner wrote to us he will return the rest 20K, but lately has not been replying to my emails at all.