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2014-04-14 16:20:18

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: India Shipping Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI Industry ViewThe primary issue in Indian shipping continues to be the state of the nation's ports. Investment in the12 major state-run facilities has not kept up with the demand engendered by the rapid economic growthexperienced in India over the past decade. This is leading to repeated issues of congestion in the ports,...

2014-03-14 08:28:19

MUMBAI, India, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 13th- 15th March 2014, Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre UBM India today launched the second edition of its Concrete Show India. The event slated from 13 - 15 March 2014 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, will cover key sectors like Roads, Housing, Airports, Ports, Power, Rail, Dams & Bridges. Concrete Show India 2014 will provide a platform for industry suppliers to showcase the best...

2014-03-12 00:22:26

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Kerala Tourism conducts Mobile App Idea Competition Calling all App-licants! Do You Have An App Idea? Participate in a unique competition and turn your ideas into reality! Contestants are invited to brainstorm and submit creative, original ideas that promote Kerala tourism, making sure that the idea is one that can be developed into a Mobile Application. Contestants do not have to be responsible...

2014-03-07 08:22:36

New office signifies commitment to India and the region INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus, a global specialty chemical provider, opened a second facility in India on February 28. The newly opened Mumbai office of Vertellus Specialty Materials (India) Pvt. Ltd. functions primarily as a business office and will eventually accommodate up to eight Vertellus staff members. In addition to the new facility located in India's thriving financial center, Vertellus also...

2014-01-30 12:29:44

Painting competition on the 30th death anniversary of Clint, the child prodigy THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration [https://www.keralatourism.org/clint/registration ] started for the online international painting competition for children in memory of Edmund Thomas Clint. Clint was born as the only son of M.T. Joseph and Chinnamma Joseph in Kochi (Kerala, Republic of India) in 1976. He lived only for a short span of 2522 days and completed...

2014-01-04 23:22:11

Introducing "1BHK" and "2BHK" flats with luxurious privileges. http://www.discountedflats.com/4033-bhoomi-acres-thane-west-mumbai.html Mumbai, Maharashtra (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 In the blooming residential development sector in the city of Mumbai, is the most prestigious project of Bhoomi Group, where spacious Houses of 1BHK and 2BHK, ranging in the size of 500 Sq.ft to 1005 Sq. ft, are surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Hiranandani Estate is a famous landmark. All...

2013-12-04 23:28:05

The newly launched office will cater to research scholars who are pursuing masters and PhD from colleges in South India (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In a bid to expand the reach of its services, Dissertation India has opened its office in Chennai. The office will provide the entire gamut of services under the aegis of the company. To augment the experience for scholars, the company has made provision for direct interaction with academic experts and counselors. There are many mentors, PhD...

2013-10-14 23:26:50

The Galo Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh has rich Oral Traditions in the form of folklore to ritual incantation stored in collective memory of the community. Dr. Deori studies these traditions and suggest methods to preserve the Galos traditions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 India Network Foundation, a non-profit community organization in the United States, supports various activities of Asian Indians in the United States and academics of India through its prestigious Travel Grant...


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2013-10-24 12:18:24

The Bombay Duck (Harpadon nehereus), known also as the bummalo, is, in spite of its name, not a duck but a lizardfish. It is native to the waters between Mumbai and Kutch within the Arabian Sea, and a smaller number can also be found in the Bay of Bengal. Large numbers are also caught in the South China Sea. This fish is often dried and salted before it is eaten, as its meat doesn’t have a distinctive taste of its own. After the drying process, the odor of the fish is very powerful, and it...

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2007-08-13 03:07:35

The Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius), is an ungulate native to the Nilgiri Hills and the southwestern portion of the Western Ghats range in India. It is known locally as the Nilgiri Ibex or simply Ibex. The Nilgiri Tahr is more closely related to sheep than it is to other Tahrs. Its habitat is open mountain grassland within the mountain rain forests eco-region above 6500 feet generally. The Nilgiri Tahrs are stocky goats with short, coarse fur and a bristly mane. Males are larger...

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2007-01-02 10:30:06

The Nilgiri langur (Trachypithecus johnii) is a langur found in the Nilgiri hills of the Western Ghats in South India. Its range also includes Kodagu in Karnataka, Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu and many other hilly areas in Kerala. This primate has glossy black fur on its body and golden brown fur on its head. It is similar in size and long tailed like the gray langurs. Females have a white patch of fur on the inner thigh. It lives in troops of five to sixteen monkeys. The animal is often seen...

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