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2009-08-17 06:00:00

BEDMINSTER, N.J., LONDON and DELHI, India, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ZEBASOLAR INC is proud to have been chosen out of the numerous applicants as one of the allotted companies for India's first major allocation of Solar farms in the State of Gujarat. The 743MW award of Solar concessions thus far is the largest in India and one of the largest allocations in the world to date by a Government. The Gujarat PV Project involves an investment of 35 million euro on the part of ZEBASOLAR PVT...

2008-08-24 22:57:26

Fifty-four women have been appointed and trained as part of a state forest department drive that has recruited 300 new forest guards and 180 foresters for protection of forest areas. Besides, about 300 people have volunteered their services as friends of forests. In a meeting held for protection of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary, Chief Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the working of the Gujarat State Lion Conservation Society which was started with an allocation of Rs 40 crore to protect lions...

2008-07-06 00:00:23

By Faizan Ahmad PATNA: Muskan, Khushboo, Chandni, Khushi, Mili, Neha, Gauri, Isha... may not know they would be richer by a few thousand rupees on turning 18. In the lap of their mothers, these baby girls, hardly six months old, showed up at the flower-bedecked dais at the S K Memorial Hall here on Thursday and their parents received documents showing a sum of Rs 2,000 each has been deposited in accounts in their names. The amount will grow to become Rs 18,000 under the UTI Children's...

2006-05-28 05:58:15

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 30 people were hurt in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, witnesses and police said. Police official B.C. Modi said hundreds of people were involved in the fighting, and that most of the injuries were caused by stones or burning missiles. The violence in Ahmedabad follows Hindu-Muslim riots in Vadodara city, also in Gujarat state, early this month which killed six people and left scores...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'