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2008-07-06 00:00:23

By Faizan Ahmad PATNA: Muskan, Khushboo, Chandni, Khushi, Mili, Neha, Gauri, Isha... may not know they would be richer by a few thousand rupees on turning 18.

2008-07-06 00:00:07

AHMEDABAD: Number of students opting for science in standard XI has dropped! More than 4,000 science seats in various schools in the city have no takers this year. Last year, 1,200 seats remained vacant in science schools.

2008-07-04 00:00:13

NEW DELHI: India's largest special economic zone promoted by the Adani group in Kutch district of Gujarat appears to have hit the environmental hurdle.

2008-07-02 00:00:22

By Rajiv Shah GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat's chemical sector is likely to get a major fillip, with state public sector undertaking, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL), all set to kick start a joint-venture company next week with the Dow Chemical Company, world leader in providing an innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services around the globe.

2008-06-25 09:03:18

Cairn India, an exploration and production company, has commenced the construction of India's first heated and insulated pipeline and an associated gas pipeline from Barmer in the state of Rajasthan, to a coastal location in the Jamnagar district of the Gujarat state.

2006-08-24 10:35:00

Hundreds of people with high fever and severe body aches have been admitted to hospitals in the West Indian state Gujarat, officials said on Thursday.

2006-08-12 03:53:53

By Rupam Jain Nair SURAT, India (Reuters) - Rescuers and residents used bulldozers and plastic buckets to clear debris and hunt for bodies on Saturday in a major commercial center in western India, one of the country's worst-hit areas during week-long floods.

2006-08-11 07:15:00

After a tip from a local streetsweeper, Amina Habib Rasool and a few friends began digging through a rubbish tip, looking for the remains of sons and husbands four years after they were slaughtered by a Hindu mob.

2006-08-11 04:11:22

By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was due to visit flood-affected areas in southern and western India on Friday, and tens of thousands were evacuated as another river threatened to burst its banks, officials said.

2006-08-11 00:25:00

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The sudden release of large quantities of water from several large dams has contributed to devastating floods in India which have killed over 350 people, and authorities must take some of the blame, critics said on Friday.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.