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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.

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.

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.

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 Jaipur...

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.

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".

2009-02-23 17:34:00

Retraining of employees adds to work force stability PUNE, India, DETROIT and LONDON, Feb.

2008-12-28 09:00:00

HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

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.

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.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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