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2013-05-31 23:28:01

Jodhpuri Inc., a well-known home fragrance and home décor company, is introducing their new line of decorative feather ball vase fillers. Perfect for accenting bowl centerpieces or creating elegant ornaments, these new bowl décor spheres will add flair to any setting. Parsippany, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Birds are some of nature´s most beautiful and graceful creatures. For centuries, civilizations around the world have used bird feathers for decorations,...

2011-07-11 08:15:00

CALGARY, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Gravis Oil Corporation., (the "Company" or "Gravis"), (OTCBB:GRAVD) is pleased to announce that it has raised US $1,759,900 pursuant to the terms of the additional investment rights associated with the August 2009 financing of Series B Convertible Preferred stock and warrants. The proceeds from this transaction will fund general working capital obligations and capital expenditures. The Board of Directors is also pleased...

2008-10-01 00:01:07

By Andrew Buncombe Disaster that crushed worshippers may have been sparked by bomb scare FRANTIC Hindu devotees battleddesperately to revive people trampled and crushed in a stampede at ahistoric temple yesterday that left at least 168 worshippers dead. Television footage filmed outside the temple, located in a 15th- century fort in the city of Jodhpur, showed police and onlookers using blankets to carry out the injured and dead. Laying them down on the pavement, people struggled to...

2008-09-30 18:00:47

At least 40 people were killed and more than 100 injured today when thousands of pilgrims stampeded at a Hindu temple in the historic town of Jodhpur in western India. Severe overcrowding apparently caused the crush as more than 12,000 people gathered at the temple to celebrate a Hindu festival, Jodhpur Police Supt Malini Agarwal said. Television footage showed dozens of bodies lying on the pavement, while nearby frantic people tried to revive unconscious devotees, slapping their faces...

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2008-09-30 09:45:00

By Associated Press JAIPUR, India -- At least 80 people were killed and more than 150 injured when thousands of pilgrims stampeded today at a Hindu temple in the historic town of Jodhpur in western India, police said. Severe overcrowding apparently caused the crush as more than 12,000 people gathered at the temple to celebrate a Hindu festival, Jodhpur Police Superintendent Malini Agarwal said. At least 80 bodies were at two local government hospitals, Agarwal said, adding most of the...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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