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2014-12-16 08:35:46

Amdocs, in association with Indian company Triotech, will enable State Bank of India and operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited to deliver affordable and highly secure mobile banking ST.


Latest India Reference Libraries

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Manipuri Pony
2014-04-22 15:35:05

The Manipuri Pony is a breed of pony from India. The exact origin is disputed among experts, but they all agree it is an ancient breed. Some sources say the pony was an ancestor of the Tibetan Pony that was brought into India more than 1,000 years ago. Other sources says it was a cross between the Mongolian Wild Horse and Arabian. The pony was first mentioned in written chronicles of 1584 and were later being used by the calvary of the 1600 and 1700s. During the late 1800s and early 1900s,...

Crimson Marsh Glider, Trithemis aurora
2013-07-25 13:56:45

The crimson marsh glider (Trithemis aurora) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from the Lesser Sunda Islands and Java to Japan. Its range includes Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Vietnam. It prefers to reside in lowland and hill dominated habitats and can be found near ponds, marshes, rivers, and streams with abundant vegetation. This species can be seen throughout the year. The crimson marsh glider varies in appearance...

2013-07-23 16:03:20

The Green Pond Frog (Euphlyctis hexadactylus) is a common species of aquatic frog located in the peninsular India and Sri Lanka. The vomerine teeth are in two oblique series extending beyond the hinder edge of the choanae. The head is moderate and the snout is rather pointed. The fingers are slender with the first digit extending a little beyond the second. The toes are webbed to the tips which are acutely pointed. The outer toe is strongly fringed and the fourth toe...

Bronzed Frog, Hylarana Temporalis
2013-07-19 11:36:16

The Bronzed Frog (Hylarana temporalis) is a species of true frog located in the riparian evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, India, and the highlands of southwestern Sri Lanka. They are found abundantly on or close to the ground near the water. Individuals are not shy and react by jumping only when provoked. They are important prey of many species of snakes, including the vine snake and the Malabar pit viper. The vomerine teeth are in two oblique series that stretch beyond the level of...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.