116 delivery companies’ permits canceled in 2012

BEIJING – Chinese postal authorities said the permits of 116 express delivery companies were canceled in 2012 and urged greater supervision amid a series of reports on problems with the booming sector.

"Some media have reported losses of mail, barbaric sorting and disparate clauses among some express delivery companies," according to a statement dated Monday on the website of the State Post Bureau.

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President’s mail redirected to Delhi

HYDERABAD: After failing to deliver mail, including a registered parcel, addressed to President Pranab Mukherjee, Bolarum post office staff on Tuesday redirected it to Rashtrapti Bhavan in New Delhi.

At 8 am, senior India Post officials landed at R P Nilayam in Bolarum to deliver the mail to the VVIP guest. However, the President’s security personnel initially stopped and denied them entry into the premises. Though they showed their identity cards and even tried to convince security personnel that they had to deliver letters to the President, their efforts were proved futile.

Read more: President mail redirected to Delhi – The Times of India.