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2015-04-23 12:23:43

MUMBAI, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Vedanta Limited's (Formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Ltd./Sesa Goa Ltd.) subsidiary Cairn

2015-04-23 04:22:15

POTTERS BAR, England and HYDERABAD, India, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V.

2015-04-23 04:22:13

AHMEDABAD, India, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Etna Biotech, the Vaccine R & D subsidiary of Zydus, announced a collaborative program with the National Institute

2015-04-23 00:24:19

MUMBAI, India, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for India declined 0.4 percent in March to 102.7 (2010 = 100), following no change

2015-04-22 12:31:27

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report provides strategic analysis of the global bulk material handling products & technologies market.

2015-04-22 12:30:08

Monthly Report from Informate Measures Smartphone Usage Across 12 Countries, Finds 34% Accessing Amazon App in U.S.

2015-04-22 12:25:17

BURNABY, Canada, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand from healthcare application and introduction of stringent safety standards to fuel demand for industrial

2015-04-22 08:46:22

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today

2015-04-21 23:01:44

Top medical tourism firm, VisitandCare.com, is recognizing a cosmetic surgery provider in India for their ongoing commitment to providing superior patient experiences.

2015-04-21 12:41:12

SAP Recognizes TCS as Run SAP Partner of the Year for the Third Consecutive Year, and Names TCS a Finalist for the Services Transformation Partner of the Year NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, April


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).