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2008-07-04 00:00:13

NEW DELHI: India's largest special economic zone promoted by the Adani group in Kutch district of Gujarat appears to have hit the environmental hurdle. The SC on Tuesday ordered status quo in land acquisition proceedings there following a PIL's charge that large areas of protected mangrove forests faced destruction because of the project. Appearing for petitioner Jat Imran Salim, a local fisherman, senior advocate Rakesh Khanna told a Bench comprising Justices Altamas Kabir and G S...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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