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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. Sachivalaya sources said, though the name of the company has not been finalized, in all likelihood it will be...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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