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2008-08-30 09:00:25

By Andrew Buncombe It is a landscape of despair. The carcasses of dead animals lie adrift in the flood water, rotting and stinking.

2006-08-04 07:26:15

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains and floods have killed 42 people in southern and eastern India and displaced tens of thousands of others, officials said on Friday.

2006-07-05 06:56:13

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains have killed 41 people across India over the past two days and continued to disrupt life in the financial hub of Mumbai on Wednesday, officials said.

2006-07-04 01:12:42

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Heavy rains triggered floods and landslides in eastern India, killing 24 people overnight and disrupting life in the financial hub of Mumbai for a second day on Tuesday, officials and residents said.


Word of the Day
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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