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2008-09-10 21:00:21

By Parvesh Sharma Patiala: Punjab government claims to be taking concrete steps for protecting environment and spreading awareness on it but when it comes to make those who matter the most, i.e. schoolchildren, aware of the cause it's an altogether different story. Its non-serious attitude can be gauged from the fact that only 175 posts have been sanctioned for geography lecturer of the total 10,590, which is merely 1.6% of the total. Still worse is that 47 sanctioned posts are lying...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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