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2008-07-15 00:00:24

By Dipak Kumar Dash NEW DELHI: If an ambitious plan for easier access to IGI gets the nod, the fastest links to the airport for private vehicles could run below the surface. According to proposals of the Union ministry of urban development, four new roads to the airport are to be built, three of them underground. Among the proposals is a tunnel between Vasant Kunj and the airport that will bypass the traffic intersection at Mahipalpur. According to NHAI officials, since the...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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