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2014-05-07 12:30:03

An increasing number of volunteers will support Lilly's diabetes efforts to help people living in impoverished communities in India and South Africa INDIANAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 10 Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) employees from Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the United States, and Venezuela departed this week for a two-week service assignment in an impoverished area of Guatemala City, Guatemala. They are the first team of ambassadors to deploy as part...

2014-05-07 08:33:45

Nursing instructor was chosen as one of five national Fulbright-Nehru Scholars to provide education in India MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota School of Business is proud to announce that nursing instructor Jody Chrastek has been chosen to participate in the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Program. She will receive a grant to provide training for palliative care at 10 hospitals in India. Chrastek currently teaches end-of-life care as...

2014-05-07 08:21:40

TROY, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) and Brakes India, Ltd. today announced the signing of a Licensing and Technology Assistance Agreement for the manufacture and sale of Meritor ELSA air disc brakes in India. The agreement, which expands on an existing licensing agreement for B-frame hydraulic disc brakes, air drum and air disc brakes, builds on the long-term, successful cooperation between both companies in the Indian market. More than 5 million...

2014-05-06 20:20:37

OTTAWA, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago, on May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru, a Japanese steamship, arrived in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet with 376 passengers, all British subjects, mostly Sikhs from Punjab, India. Under the era's exclusionary immigration policies, the passengers were denied entry, and the ship was forced to return to India. In connection with Asian Heritage Month, Canada Post has issued a new stamp marking the centennial of this event, while also recognizing...

2014-05-06 16:29:13

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Solid Tumors Market in Asia Pacific to 2019 - New Drug Approvals and Anticipated Product Launches to Trigger a Shift in Treatment Paradigm to Targeted Therapieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/solid_tumors_market_asia_pacific_2019_new_drug_approvals_anticipated_product_launches_trigger_shift_treatment_paradigm_targeted_therapies.htmlSolid Tumors Market in Asia Pacific to...

2014-05-06 16:28:56

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cheese (American, Italian, Hard, Soft, Fresh and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/dairy/cheese/cheese_american_italian_hard_soft_fresh_others_market_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.htmlCheese is made of cow, goat, buffalo, yak or sheep's milk. Its taste, form...

2014-05-06 12:32:26

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global ADME-Toxicology Testing Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/adme_toxicology_testing.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for ADME-Toxicology Testing in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Toxicology Testing (In-Vivo, & In-Vitro), and ADME Testing. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-05-06 12:28:40

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Sports Nutrition Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/soft_drinks/functional_drinks/sports_nutrition_market_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.htmlIncreasing health awareness and changing consumer groups are the major growth drivers for the global Sports Nutrition market....

2014-05-06 12:27:49

MUMBAI, India, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Fiber Optic Circulators Global Market Forecast & Analysis. This report is the deployment of optical fiber in the metro/access, the continuing demand for upgrading networks to accommodate rapidly increasing bandwidth requirements, plus the need for additional monitoring and testing of the optical fiber networks will drive the steady consumption of fiber optic circulators. http://bit.ly/1kRDEuO As...

2014-05-05 16:24:54

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Beer Market in India 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/alcoholic_drinks/beer/beer_market_india_2014_2018.htmlAbout Beer Beer is considered to be the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage. It is also regarded as the third most popular drink, after water and tea. Beer is an alcoholic beverage manufactured by the hydrolysis of starch and fermentation of the obtained sugar....


Latest India Reference Libraries

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...

Indirana Semipalmata
2013-07-16 14:01:42

Indirana semipalmata is a species of frog native to the Western Ghats region of southern India. They are frogs of small size, reaching lengths of about 1.4 inches from snout to vent. The species breeds during the monsoons. They lay their eggs on moist rocks and tree bark. Their tadpoles are terrestrial; they hatch, feed, and undergo metamorphosis without ever entering any standing bodies of water. The snout is rounded with moderate canthal ridges. The space between the eyes is around the...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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