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2015-05-20 12:32:58

Modernization program implemented in record 22 months MUMBAI, India, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting

2015-05-20 08:35:14

I-MAK Leading Patent Challenges as Core Treatment Advocacy Strategy to Remove Barriers to Medicine Worldwide NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical corporation Gilead

2015-05-20 08:29:59

TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Earlier this year, India's Ministry of Home Affairs used an extensive arsenal of vague and overbroad laws to muzzle the world's largest environmental watchdog,

2015-05-20 04:20:27

CHENNAI, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An Attractive, Innovative And Affordable Vehicle for International Markets Renault, one of Europe's leading automobile

2015-05-20 00:21:00

MUMBAI, India, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for India increased 0.6 percent in April to 102.6 (2010 = 100), following a decline

2015-05-19 16:30:36

AHMEDABAD, India, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyde Engineering + Consulting (Hyde) announced today that Sanjay B.

2015-05-19 16:27:54

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Obstruction Lighting in US$ Million.

2015-05-19 16:23:48

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Masterbatch in US$ Million and Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Automotive, Packaging, Construction,

2015-05-19 12:31:50

BURNABY, Canada, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing use of mobile applications along with growing demand for data integration across enterprises to drive mobile middleware

2015-05-19 08:32:02

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- hopTo, Inc.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.