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2010-07-20 17:49:00

DENVER, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy today announced the execution of a definitive agreement and plan of merger with an undisclosed buyer. Under the terms of the agreement, Ellora Energy stockholders will receive base consideration of $695 million in cash, which after adjustment for certain items is expected to result in approximately $13.10-13.35/share on a projected fully diluted share count basis. The transaction is subject to escrow and customary closing conditions,...

2010-04-15 16:29:00

Human Rights Organization Demands Accountability for Contaminated Water in Bhopal NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dow Chemical Company must not be allowed to run from its responsibility for the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster by sponsoring this weekend's Live Earth 'Run for Water' events in the United States and worldwide, Amnesty International said today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) Thousands of people died and more than 100,000...

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2010-02-03 14:34:28

When Dr. David Dosa, a geriatrician and assistant professor at Brown University, published a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2007 describing a cat named Oscar who could sense when someone was dying, many grew fearful of the what they saw as a four legged grim reaper.    Although Dr. Dosa never intended to make the cat sound frightening, records have shown that since the paper's publishing, Oscar has rarely erred in his predictions -- sometimes even proving...

2010-01-04 08:29:00

NEW DELHI, India, January 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - India's Finest Research Achievements of 2009 Recognized The Infosys Prize 2009 laureates were today felicitated and awarded at a grand ceremony in New Delhi by the Honorable Vice President of India Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Chief Guest of the program hosted by the Infosys Science Foundation. The prize in each category comprised a special medallion, a citation expounding the laureate's work and Rs. 50 lakh as prize money....

2009-10-22 04:07:00

MUMBAI, India, October 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Frameboxx Animation & Visual Effects, India's fastest growing network of Media & Entertainment training centers, today announced the launch of Designboxx courses. A brand new initiative, the Designboxx courses have been developed with an aim of preparing the next generation of students appearing for entrance examinations to the best design schools of the world. These courses are equipped to help the students structure their ideas, discover...

2009-09-07 05:54:00

MUMBAI, India, September 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Voted Top Hotel in the World's Top 100, Across Travel and Industry Categories - The Former Maharaja's Residence Also Wins Best Overseas Leisure Hotel for Asia & Indian Sub-continent Rambagh Palace, Jaipur has been voted the Best Hotel in the World by Conde Nast Traveller in the Readers Travel Awards for 2009 across travel and industry categories, in the World Top 100. This former residence of the Maharaja of...

2009-07-14 13:42:00

MUMBAI, India, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS), will host a conference call on Friday, July 17, 2009 to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. A press release with details of the results will be made available prior to the call. The company will host a 60-minute conference call at 10:30am ET (2:30pm UTC, 8:00pm IST, 10:30pm SST/HKT) for analysts and investors based in India, the USA, Asia Pacific,...

2009-02-25 14:23:00

GURGAON, India, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranbaxy has just received a letter and information indicating that all pending and approved ANDAs from Ranbaxy's Paonta Sahib facility have been added to a list maintained under a policy entitled "Application Integrity Policy" or "AIP". Ranbaxy will analyze the letter and other information fully and respond appropriately in a timely manner. The FDA has said it has no evidence the drugs on the market are substandard and also that they comply with...

2009-02-23 17:34:00

Retraining of employees adds to work force stability PUNE, India, DETROIT and LONDON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- INCAT, a Tata Technologies company and a global leader in Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) and Product Development IT services, today announced that the Company's worldwide work force has surpassed 4,000 employees. INCAT employees work throughout India and the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and North America, providing engineering, design and enterprise solutions in SAP and...

2008-12-28 09:00:00

HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced that the next meeting of its Board of Directors has been rescheduled to January 10, 2009, in order to allow the board to consider additional options. "Satyam's Board of Directors recognizes the serious nature of certain questions raised by the events of the last two weeks," said B. Ramalinga Raju, Chairman and Founder of...


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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...

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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...

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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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