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2014-07-24 12:23:48

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. ("Algoma") announced today that it has finalized the terms of its support agreement and corresponding equity commitment with the investment fund that is the ultimate owner of Algoma, Essar Global Fund Limited ("EGFL"), and holders (the "Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee") of more than 70% in principal amount of its 9.875% senior unsecured notes (the "Notes"). This agreement provides Algoma with a near-term capital...

2014-07-21 12:22:58

MUMBAI, India, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Limited. Hindustan Zinc Limited Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 Hindustan Zinc Limited today announced its results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663814 ) Mr. Agnivesh Agarwal...

2014-07-17 16:22:12

-Cheniere and EDF sign SPA for LNG sales from Corpus Christi Train 3 HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheniere Energy, Inc. ("Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) announced today that its subsidiary, Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC ("Corpus Christi Liquefaction"), has entered into a liquefied natural gas ("LNG") sale and purchase agreement ("SPA") with Électricité de France, S.A. ("EDF") under which EDF has agreed to purchase approximately 0.38 million tonnes per annum ("mtpa") of...

2014-07-17 12:33:38

The initiative comes as a part of Sonata's membership with the DESSC BANGALORE, India, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonata Software, an IT consulting and software services provider, announced today that as part of its DESSC (Digital Energy and Sustainability Solutions Campaign) - http://www.digitalenergysolutions.org (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618887 ) Membership, it has invested in building a Stakeholder Engagement and Innovation...

2014-07-16 12:22:46

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. ("Algoma") announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with the investment fund that is the ultimate owner of Algoma, Essar Global Fund Limited ("EGFL"), and holders of more than 70% in principal amount of its 9.875% senior unsecured notes (the "Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee"). This agreement provides for a near-term cash infusion from EGFL and a substantial deleveraging of Algoma's balance...

2014-07-16 08:30:08

DELHI, India, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Announces first of its kind gated community Villa development at Sohna Road ~ Tata Housing Development Company, India's fastest growing real estate developer in the luxury space strengthened its presence in the high-end luxury segment in NCR by launching its 4th project Arabella [http://www.tataarabella.net.in ]. Strategically located immediately off the Sohna Haryana...

2014-07-15 12:34:33

NEW DELHI, India, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First of its kind landmark agreement between two educational institutions to collaborate for B.Tech and MS degree programs in the area of computer science and computer engineering Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of...

2014-07-11 12:27:11

BANGALORE, India and EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), one of the leading providers of IT services globally, will announce results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, July 24, 2014 after stock market trading hours in India. The results will be available in the Investors section of the company's website at www.wipro.com. At 06:45 PM IST* (9:15 AM US Eastern time) following the results announcement, the senior management...

2014-07-09 16:30:50

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AGC Holdings Limited ("Aegis" ), a wholly owned portfolio company of Essar Global Fund Limited ("Essar Fund") has entered into a definitive agreement with Teleperformance to sell Aegis USA Inc. ("AUI"), a major outsourcing company in the United States, the Philippines and Costa Rica. The consideration for the transaction is US$ 610 million. Aegis will continue to retain the remainder of the BPO business globally across India, Sri Lanka,...

2014-07-07 08:30:38

DALLAS and MUMBAI, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Third Time Aegis Wins the Honors From Indo-American Chamber of Commerce for an Aggressive Growth Strategy in USA - Also Acknowledged With the Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - With More Than 95% of its Workforce Indigenous in Nature, Aegis Employs Over 5000 People Across 8 Centers in USA Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, today announced that the...

Latest States and territories of India Reference Libraries

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...

2009-01-17 17:31:24

The Purple Frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) is a species of frog belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It is found in the Western Ghats in India. It is also known as the Pignose Frog. It is a fairly new recognized species as it was discovered in 2003. However it was well known to the local people before this and several earlier specimens had been ignored. It is a unique species for its geographic region. The Purple Frog looks like a typical frog. It has a squat body, somewhat rounded...

2007-01-02 10:30:06

The Nilgiri langur (Trachypithecus johnii) is a langur found in the Nilgiri hills of the Western Ghats in South India. Its range also includes Kodagu in Karnataka, Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu and many other hilly areas in Kerala. This primate has glossy black fur on its body and golden brown fur on its head. It is similar in size and long tailed like the gray langurs. Females have a white patch of fur on the inner thigh. It lives in troops of five to sixteen monkeys. The animal is often seen...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'