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By Laxmi Birajdar Pune: Given Puneites' love for the arts, it wasn't difficult for Shamiana Film Club to attract audiences for its screenings of short films. For the last two months, the Mumbai-based film club, founded by theatre personality Cyrus F. Dastur, has been drawing an enthusiastic audience for its screenings held every last Thursday of the month. On September 25, film aficionados enjoyed six new short films at a lounge bar in Kalyaninagar. To make the sessions a wholesome...
- 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.