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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.

2006-08-09 09:30:00

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - Swollen rivers swamped thousands of villages and towns across India's south and west on Wednesday, forcing 4.5 million from their homes as rescuers struggled to bring them food and drinking water, officials said.

2006-08-09 03:55:00

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - Swollen rivers swamped thousands of villages and towns across India's south and west on Wednesday, forcing 4.5 million from their homes as rescuers struggled to bring them food and drinking water, officials said.

2006-08-08 08:33:27

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - Swirling floodwaters inundated several towns and cities in western and southern India on Tuesday as the military deployed helicopters and boats to help hundreds of thousands of marooned people.

2006-08-08 08:30:00

Swirling floodwaters inundated several towns and cities in western and southern India on Tuesday as the military deployed helicopters and boats to help hundreds of thousands of marooned people.

2006-08-08 07:24:46

By Simon Denyer KHARYA BHADAL, India (Reuters) - Kishore Solanki picks up a rock on the banks of India's swollen Narmada River, gesturing toward land, now submerged, where once he grew enough wheat and vegetables to make a comfortable living.

2006-08-08 05:19:41

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - Swirling floodwaters inundated several towns and cities in western and southern India on Tuesday as the military deployed helicopters and boats to help hundreds of thousands of marooned people.

2006-07-06 04:31:41

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Monsoon rains lashed parts of India's east and west on Thursday, taking the death toll from a week of extreme weather to 81 people, but eased over the financial hub of Mumbai after disrupting life for three days.

2006-05-28 05:58:15

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 30 people were hurt in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, witnesses and police said. Police official B.C.


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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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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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