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2008-10-04 21:00:12

By Yogesh Naik MUMBAI: Two more towns in Maharashtra will get air connectivity from Saturday. Kingfisher Airlines is starting an ATR flight, connecting Mumbai with Nanded and Latur. The move comes after repeated requests by the state government to private airlines for a service to Nanded for Guru ta gaddi, the tercentenary of Guru Gobind Singh. Finally, Kingfisher agreed to start tri-weekly services. The ceremony will go on for a year and there will be lot of devotees coming from...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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