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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...

2008-12-02 08:48:35

Britain's Princess Eugenie, 18, had been staying at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai shortly before last week's terrorist attacks, a royal source said. The princess, who is the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York, had been touring India with friends along with a Scotland Yard royal protection officer, The Times of London said. She left the hotel before the violence broke out and was never in danger, the royal source told the newspaper. The Times didn't, however, indicate exactly...

2008-11-29 10:31:54

Analysts say the terrorist siege near the financial district of Mumbai may scare off foreign investors in India, at least in the short run. India's economy had already slowed, due to a decline in the rupee and the global credit crisis, The New York Times reported Saturday. The Sensex -- India's leading stock market index -- has been cut in half since January. At least 195 people died in this week's attacks in Mumbai, where foreigners were targeted at two of India's most expensive hotels, the...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

By CHINMAYI SHALYA Mumbai: The meltdown in the US economy, along with the rise in air turbine fuel (ATF) prices, has started to show its impact on passenger traffic at the Mumbai airport. Statistics procured from the Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd (MIAL)-starting May 2008-show a steady decline in both the domestic and international sectors. The growth rate for the domestic sector has shot down phenomenally from a positive 5.4% in May to -22 % in September. In the international...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

Anshul Dhamija & Stanley G Pinto BANGALORE/MANGALORE: The coastal city of Karnataka, Mangalore, is now on the radar of many international flyers. Bajpe Airport at Mangalore has reported a whopping 125.6% growth in international aircraft movement during April-May 2008 as compared to the same period last year. According to the latest Airports Authority of India statistics for April-May 2008, Mangalore's growth is the second highest in the country after another southern tier-II city,...

2008-10-14 00:00:30

By Bhama Devi Ravi CHENNAI: Ahead of Deepavali, the only cameras that are rolling uninterruptedly in the city are the security cameras installed by the police. For the makers of films and TV commercials, finding the right shooting spot has become a tough proposition. While the police have banned outdoor shooting in the day time, shooting floors have become scarce. "Big films like 'Ayirathil Oruvan' have moved to Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad because of lack of adequate floors in...


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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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