Anyone for 10 points?Tax investment plans..?

hi folks after lot of reserch i deposited 1500 p.m in ppf and 2k p.m in tax saver FD.i droped the plan of ELSS cause i heard it wont be eligible nxt FY.is it wise to do? I want to ask if i earn 38k p.m how much more should i invest and where?should i open 1 more tax saver FD?please answer asap

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?