Latest Rampur, Himachal Pradesh Stories

2008-10-22 09:00:36

Power engineering company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has secured a contract for setting up a 412MW hydro electric project in Himachal Pradesh, India. The order for the electro-mechanical package for the World Bank-funded Rampur hydro electric project (HEP) was bagged by Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) under international competitive bidding. Valued at over INR6.41 billion, the order for the Rampur HEP has been placed on BHEL by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL). Located in...

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2008-06-08 15:53:29

The Rampur Greyhound is a sighthound native to the Rampur region of Northern India. It was used by the Maharajas for jackal control, as well as for hunting lions, tigers, leopards, panthers, and wild boar. Combining blood lines from the Tazi "“ an Afghan breed, and the English Greyhound, his Royal Highness Ahmed Ali Khan Bahadur bred the Rampur Greyhound. The breed appears similar to the Tazi, and has a similar character, but gets its speed from the English Greyhound. It is built for...

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