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2008-08-24 22:57:24

HYDERABAD: Is the veteran Congress leader D K Samarasimha Reddy joining Chiranjeevi's party? This was the speculation making rounds on Friday as he was among those who were present at the launch of a new website www.punadirallu.org. (foundation stone). Samarasimha Reddy is former minister in previous Congress regimes from Gadwal constituency in Mahbubnagar district and was considered to be a formidable force. Presently his sister in law D K Aruna is representing this constituency as...

2008-07-07 00:00:18

HYDERABAD: The state is reeling under acute power shortage and is desperately looking towards the sky to bail it out. With rains playing truant in the state as well as in the catchment areas in Karnataka, Srisailam reservoir, which is the main source of hydel power, has not received any inflows. The state is now facing a shortage of 1200 MW of power a day with the demand having escalated to 6981 MW. All the efforts made by the power utilities to buy power from outside have come to naught....

2008-07-04 00:00:25

HYDERABAD: Unofficial power cuts have become a norm in the city for the past two weeks. Central Power Distribution Corporation Limited (CPDCL) authorities are not in a position to inform people in advance about the power cuts. The state's continuous attempts to buy power from other states have also failed due to paucity of power in the neighbouring states. CPDCL officials said only rain could save the state from an impending power crisis. "There is a wide gap between demand and supply....


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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