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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...

2013-10-04 23:00:33

Private Healthcare Market in Perinthalmanna 2013 and Private Healthcare Market in Kannur 2013 are the new research reports available with MarketReportsOnline.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Private sector has a major presence in Perinthalmanna as compared to the public sector. Perinthalmanna’s private healthcare network easily measures up to the International standards. Facilities providing super-specialty care are available in and around Perinthalmanna and its surrounding...

2013-09-13 23:19:14

More than 100 events, happening in 6 hubs, 200+ speakers, 1000 +attendees and one big celebration Social Media Week Mumbai. Mumbai, India (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Social Media Week Mumbai is gaining huge attraction with more and more people getting involved, govt. officials, top celebrities and renowned journalists joining SMW Mumbai… and the MAJOR attraction is when brands and organisations have got along with innovative ideas and events It is a unique event, which is open to general...

2013-08-14 23:01:18

R SQUARE Consulting to bring Social Media Week to India in Mumbai from September 23rd to 27th 2013. Mumbai, India (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Mumbai is getting ready to host the biggest Social Media festival in the country, Social Media Week (SMW). With SMW’s philosophy of collaboration, majority of the events at SMW Mumbai are being conceptualized by organizations and citizens including celebrities, like Milind Soman, top model and actor. "It is my great pleasure to activate Pinkathon...

2013-06-21 23:16:47

The online directory for schools will feature reviews from experts, as well as from parents with real experiences (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Delhi School Directory, a reliable site for finding schools in Delhi and adjoining cities of NOIDA and Gurgaon, has launched its new, value added avatar with features like ratings and reviews. The directory has initiated a system of rating, by which schools will be rated on a scale of one to five. It has also invited reviews from parents who wish to share...

2013-06-03 23:04:43

Greener Pastures, a sustainable tourism company based in Northeastern India, has launched two very exotic tours this summer from June to September, which provide travelers a chance to experience India's beloved monsoon season in the lush green tea plantations of Assam and in the verdant hills of Meghalaya, the planet's rainiest place. Dibrugarh, Assam (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 As the summer season is when the Indian subcontinent receives bountiful and godsent rainfall in the form of the...

2013-05-09 23:34:27

India´s Shivaami Corporation, an internet solutions provider company, is the only Indian company to be among the top rankers in Google´s partner sales top contributor contest 2013 Mumbai, Maharashtra (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 India´s Shivaami Corporation (http://www.shivaami.com), an internet solutions provider company is making history. It is the only Indian company to be among the top ranking performers in the 2013 Google Partner Sales Top Contributor contest. It´s a...


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Bombay Duck, Harpadon nehereus
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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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