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2014-08-04 16:26:59

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverGReeN Agra Inc. (EGRN) seeks to be a leading international company in the cannabis industry, investing in cannabis related technologies and infrastructure for the future. They have brought on a team of experts in the cannabis Industry to lead their new operations and pipeline. EverGReeN Agra's new CEO, Chaddwick McKeen states: "The EverGReeN Agra team and I have several exploratory trips planned over the next month or so and we're excited to...

2013-12-27 23:04:10

After the successful presentation of its NanoLub® oil and grease EP AW/AF additives at Automechanika Shanghai in December, NanoMaterials will continue its marketing efforts in Asia by presenting in two major conferences in India, where it already has a well established customer base. The NLGI held in Chandigarh on Feb 2-4 2014 and the ASIATRIB-2014 held in Agra on Feb. 17-20, 2014. (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 NanoMaterials Ltd., the innovative nanotechnology lubricants company and a...

2011-06-25 08:00:00

ROME, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kofi Annan, Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and former UN Secretary-General, today warned that the already shameful global record of the number of people living in hunger and poverty is likely to get worse instead of better. In a keynote speech today to the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Mr. Annan said the combination of growing populations, rising food prices and constraints on...

2010-11-04 09:41:00

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a keynote speech today, former UN Secretary-General and Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Kofi A. Annan will argue that feeding Africa at a time of climate change is one of the major development challenges of our era. Speaking at the Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change in The Hague on Thursday 4 November, Mr. Annan will: Highlight that Africa faces a unique...

2010-10-14 09:30:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a keynote speech today, former UN Secretary-General and Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Kofi A. Annan underlined the urgent need for a uniquely African green revolution to bring food security and overcome hunger throughout the continent. In his speech at the World Food Prize annual international symposium just ahead of World Food Day on 16 October, Mr. Annan: Described how over recent decades, Africa...

2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2009-11-27 09:04:00

MUMBAI, India, November 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - With Photo On 26th of November 2009, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel, Mumbai saw the coming together of employees and families of staff members, for a remembrance meeting that paid respects to those who lost their lives last year. There were multi faith prayers held for peace and harmony. The gathering was attended by Chairman of Indian Hotels Company Ltd, Mr Ratan N Tata and Vice Chairman Mr R.K Krishnakumar....

2009-08-21 14:07:59

The Hall of Mirrors in France's Palace of Versailles topped a California-based travel Web site's list of The World's Top Five Mirrored Rooms. VirtualTourist.com said the Hall of Mirrors, where Marie Antoinette was known to enjoy throwing parties, is lined with 357 mirrors. The Web site filled the No. 2 spot on its list with the window ledge-mounted gossip mirrors of Porvoo, Finland, which are used to keep tabs on neighbors. The Sheesh Mahal of Agra Fort in Agra, India, a dressing room lit by...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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