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2006-05-03 01:20:37

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Nineteen people were killed and 25 injured on Wednesday when a bus plunged into a dry river bed near the north Indian town of Rampur, 180 km (110 miles) east of New Delhi. Four of the injured were in a critical condition, a local official said. The bus had left the hill resort of Nainital for the capital. On Tuesday 18 people died when their bus veered off a bridge near India's financial capital, Mumbai.


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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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