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2012-04-07 23:02:48

Environmental Journalist Robert Weir Discusses his Seven Month Visit to India on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 06, 2012

2009-03-12 08:15:00

Children's charity will help 5,000 more impoverished children in Calcutta. CALCUTTA, India, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Best Picture "Slumdog Millionaire" shines the global spotlight on the crushing poverty present in India.

2008-09-03 06:00:08

By Rina Chandran and Sujoy Dhar Tata Motors said Tuesday that violent protests had forced it to suspend all work at a factory in eastern India where it planned to make the Nano, billed as the world's least-expensive car. The company said it would consider alternative sites for the factory.

2008-08-23 18:00:24

A Bangladesh Airlines plane with about 40 passengers abroad was hijacked on a domestic flight today and forced to land at Calcutta's Dum Dum airport. The Folcker Friendship was taken over on a flight from Dacca to Jessore.

2005-07-31 09:52:36

By Krittivas Mukherjee NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A charity founded by Mother Teresa said on Sunday disabled children at one of its homes in India were restrained for their own safety, after a British television reporter filmed children tied to their beds.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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