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2014-09-25 04:22:05

MUMBAI, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Presented the Prestigious Distinction for Exemplary Initiatives in the Area of Corporate Social Responsibility Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, the research led global integrated pharmaceutical company, was conferred the Civic Award 2013-14 for Social Development by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India's premier commercial body. The accolade was presented to Glenmark for its exemplary initiatives in the area of...

2014-09-22 12:31:59

NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Final shortlist announced, winners to be announced on September 25 The second edition of the much-awaited VCCircle Healthcare Awards is round the corner and we are excited to announce the final nominations for the 2014 honours. The names of the winners will be announced on the evening of September 25 at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. The final nominations were picked from applicants based on a variety of qualitative and...

2014-09-12 08:24:03

NEW YORK, MUMBAI, India and SINGAPORE, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that Prasoon Joshi has been promoted to Chairman of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific. In this position, he will focus--along with Charles Cadell, President of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific, and Jesse Lin, Chief Executive Officer of McCann Worldgroup Greater China--on driving client businesses through collaboration and integration across one of the world's fastest growing economies....

2014-09-10 23:04:38

PageTraffic, the leading digital search agency will be hosting an event on Content & Social Media Marketing on Budget at the Social Media Week, Mumbai. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The distinguished digital search agency, PageTraffic is set to host an event on "Content & Social Media Marketing on Budget" at the Social Media Week, Mumbai on 23 September, 2014. It will be an insightful event for businesses who desire to run a successful content and social...

2014-09-02 12:20:41

Logistics, materials management, and packaging optimization leader announces OIA Global India, Pvt. Ltd. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121113/LA11679LOGO PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OIA Global, a leading worldwide logistics, materials management and packaging solutions provider, announced today the opening of its new office in Mumbai, India. "OIA Global has had Mumbai representation on behalf of its customers for years. Establishing a dedicated...

2014-09-01 23:04:21

World’s most reputed influencers, and India’s social media savvy politicians, authors will share their perspectives at this year’s event Mumbai, India (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Approaching its third edition in India and second edition in Mumbai, Social Media Week (SMW) has announced key speakers, who are set to captivate the audience this September, in Mumbai. The line-up of speakers includes social media influencers, bloggers, politicians, authors and international experts, each...

2014-08-10 23:00:50

The biggest social media event in the country, Social Media Week is all set to start from 22 September, 2014 in Mumbai. The event will be covered live by PageTraffic Buzz. Mumbai, India (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 Mumbai goes social again with its second edition of Social Media Week (SMW). The five-day event will bring together influencers, practitioners, academic thinkers and international experts, who will provide a blend of information and ideas through panel discussions, debates,...

2014-07-24 12:27:34

MUMBAI, India, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated Net Profit increased by 43.65 % to Rs. 1848.46 Mn Business Highlights - India Business grew by 20.87% to Rs. 3,971.59 Mn - US Business grew by 9.33% to Rs. 4,886.70 Mn - Rest of World (ROW) Business grew by 20.67% to Rs. 2,113.09 Mn - Europe Formulations Business grew by 34.53% to Rs. 977.26 Mn - Latin America Business grew by 33.92% to Rs. 1,176.45 Mn...

2014-07-24 12:23:45

MUMBAI, India, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sesa Sterlite Limited, India's largest diversified natural resources company, will announce its results for the First Quarter ended 30 June 2014 on Tuesday, 29 July 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663814 ) Following the announcement, there will be a conference call at 6:00 PM (IST) on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, where senior management will discuss the company's results and performance. The...

2014-07-23 23:15:31

AFAA Accredited Bombay Jam® Instructor Certification for Those Interested in Teaching Bollywood Style Fitness Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Mona Khan Company today announced the Bombay Jam® instructor certification on August 16th & 17th, 2014, at the Blanks Studio in Sherman Oaks, California. The fitness industry's only structured and nationally accredited Bollywood workout was launched in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2011. Powered by the globally appealing...


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Bombay Duck, Harpadon nehereus
2013-10-24 12:18:24

The Bombay Duck (Harpadon nehereus), known also as the bummalo, is, in spite of its name, not a duck but a lizardfish. It is native to the waters between Mumbai and Kutch within the Arabian Sea, and a smaller number can also be found in the Bay of Bengal. Large numbers are also caught in the South China Sea. This fish is often dried and salted before it is eaten, as its meat doesn’t have a distinctive taste of its own. After the drying process, the odor of the fish is very powerful, and it...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'