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2006-02-14 07:37:21

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two Indian soldiers were killed on Tuesday when their vehicle was crushed by falling boulders after a moderate earthquake struck an eastern mountain state and triggered landslides, authorities said.

2005-12-02 11:38:44

By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Your tea break was never so exotic. Inspired by the success of whiskey and wine makers, Indian tea planters are turning parts of their verdant Assam and Darjeeling estates in the East of the country into luxury resorts.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.