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2009-01-29 15:30:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embarq Corporation (EQ) announced today that it has agreed to sell its supply chain, distribution and deployment subsidiary known as EMBARQ Logistics(TM) to KGP Telecommunications, Inc. KGP, based in Faribault, Minn., is a leading provider of supply chain services, telecommunication products and integrated solutions. The consummation of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and completion of financing...

2008-08-20 09:01:29

A UNIVERSITY of Warwick professor is one of only 16 people - including Mother Teresa - to be awarded the Indian Institute of Technology's (IIT) highest accolade. Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, director of WMG at the University of Warwick, this week travelled to the IIT at Kharagpur to receive an honorary doctorate of sciences. There, in his acceptance speech, he predicted that patients could in future find themselves face-toface with a robot when they first arrive in hospital -...

2008-08-19 18:00:42

By John Duckers Patients could find themselves face-to-face with a robot in hospital, Lord Bhattacharyya suggested yesterday. The peer, head of the Warwick Manufacturing Group and adviser to the Government, said it could allow more people to concentrate on treatment and care. His comments came as he received an honorary doctorate from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur where he studied before coming to the UK. The doctorate of sciences is IIT Kharagpur's highest...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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