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2008-10-01 21:00:10

By Anand McNair GANDHINAGAR: The Indian Navy's proposed plan to set up a ship training centre at Marine National Park and Sanctuary, extending from Jamnagar coast to islands in the Gulf of Kutch, inched closer to reality after it recently got a nod in principle from Union environment ministry.

2008-09-12 09:00:45

Suzlon Energy, an integrated wind power company, has completed its 51MW wind power project in Gujarat for the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of India.

2008-09-10 12:00:39

CB&I, through Lummus Technology, has been awarded contracts with an overall value in excess of $45 million by Essar Gujarat Petrochemicals for technology licenses and basic engineering related to a grassroots petrochemicals complex in Vadinar in the Indian state of Gujarat.

2008-09-05 06:00:19

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Torrent Power Limited (BOM:532779) (Ahmedabad, Gujarat) has announced plans to generate 8,600 megawatts (MW) of power by setting up new greenfield and brownfield projects.

2008-08-24 22:57:38

By Rajiv Shah GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat's hope of getting an 8,000-MW mega nuclear power station is coming true as the Nuclear Power Corporation has approved a site between Sosiya and Mithi Virdi on the Saurashtra coast for the plant.

2008-08-24 22:57:26

Fifty-four women have been appointed and trained as part of a state forest department drive that has recruited 300 new forest guards and 180 foresters for protection of forest areas. Besides, about 300 people have volunteered their services as friends of forests.

2008-08-11 00:00:28

By Bharat Yagnik AHMEDABAD: Waking up to the need for better safety in schools, Gujarat State Education Board has sent notices to district education officers across the state that a thorough search be done in the schools of their respective jurisdictions .

2008-07-18 00:00:31

GANDHINAGAR: Chief Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by all his 16 ministers, will be reaching Kakinada on Thursday morning to celebrate a major gas discovery by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) in the Krishna-Godavari basin.

2008-07-17 06:00:41

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Patel Engineering Limited (BOM:531120) (Mumbai) is setting up a $1.5 billion, 1,200-megawatt (MW) thermal power plant in Gujarat. Gujarat currently has an installed power generation capacity of 9,600 MW.

2008-07-08 00:00:13

Hitarth Pandya & Melvyn Thomas SURAT/BHAVNAGAR: Has global warming started wreaking havoc on Gujarat's winding coastline? A high tide in the Arabian Sea doesn't normally create panic.


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2006-08-14 10:47:11

The White-winged Tit (Parus nuchalis) also known as the White-naped Tit, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The species is distributed in scrub forest in the Kutch region of Gujarat in western India and also in small areas in southern India, especially in the Kaveri river valley. It uses old woodpeckers nest holes for nesting. The populations of the White-winged Tit rapidly declined in the recent past and continue to decline due to loss of tropical habitat. It therefore...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.