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2008-07-12 00:00:16

By Syed Rizwanullah AJANTA (AURANGABAD): They have a world heritage monument in their backyards. But a population around 2,000 people in four tiny villages - Sawarkheda, Juna (old) Swarkheda, Lenapur and Duttwadi, just one or two kilometres above the famous Ajanta caves, do not rejoice. Because, the proximity to the monument puts a lot of restrictions on them. People here are not allowed to burst crackers to celebrate Diwali or other festivals. They don't have a permanent source of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.