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2008-07-02 00:00:22

By Rajiv Shah GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat's chemical sector is likely to get a major fillip, with state public sector undertaking, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL), all set to kick start a joint-venture company next week with the Dow Chemical Company, world leader in providing an innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services around the globe.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.