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2008-09-17 12:00:35

The FDA has issued two warning letters to India-based Ranbaxy Laboratories, and an import alert for generic drugs produced by the company's Dewas and Paonta Sahib plants in India. The warning letters identify the agency's concerns about deviations from US current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) requirements at Ranbaxy's manufacturing facilities in Dewas and Paonta Sahib (including the Batamandi unit), in India. The problems at these two Ranbaxy plants relate to deficiencies in the...

2008-09-16 12:00:28

India-based Jet Airways has expanded its domestic network by launching new daily flights from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam, Goa and Pune. The airline introduced its inaugural services from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam, Goa and Pune with ATR 72-500 aircraft. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO of Jet Airways, said: "Jet Airways is delighted to add Visakhapatnam to its extensive domestic network. With the launch of its new services from Hyderabad to Pune, Goa and Visakhapatnam, the airline will further...

2008-09-11 06:00:30

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Birla Corporation Limited (BOM:500335) (Kolkata, India), the flagship company of the MP Birla Group, has announced plans to set up a $300 million, 3 million-ton-per-year greenfield cement plant in Satna, Madhya Pradesh. The new capacity will bring the company's total cement production to 10.5 million tons per year. The plant will be set up near the company's existing plant in Satna and is expected to be commissioned by 2010-11....

2008-09-08 09:00:31

SSP, an operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has entered into the Indian aviation market with the launch of Flavours, a food retail brand, at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International, or IGI, Airport. According to SSP, this unit is its first in India, bringing the company's global presence to 31 countries in total. SSP has secured two contracts with the Delhi International Airport which will see further food and beverage brands opening in the airport over the...

2008-09-05 06:00:08

India-based Jet Airways has announced that it will expand its domestic network with the launch of three new daily services from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam, Goa and Pune, effective September 15, 2008. The airline will operate services on these sectors with its new ATR 72-500 aircraft. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO of Jet Airways, said: "Jet Airways is delighted to add Visakhapatnam to its domestic network. With the launch of its new services from Hyderabad to Pune, Goa and Visakhapatnam, the...

2008-09-04 21:00:30

A public meeting set for tonight aimed to give Kanawha Valley residents an opportunity to talk about last week's explosion at an Institute chemical plant. The group People Concerned About MIC has scheduled a forum for 7 p.m. at the West Virginia State University Student Union. Maya Nye, a spokeswoman for the group, said that the meeting "will provide the opportunity for officials to clarify issues surrounding the recent incident and assist with rebuilding community relations." Company...

2008-09-04 21:00:30

By Ken Ward Jr. FORUM SPONSOR People Concerned About MIC is a Kanawha Valley organization formed after the Bhopal disaster in December 1984. The group, named for the chemical that leaked at Bhopal and killed thousands of people, works for chemical industry openness and safety. MIC, which stands for methyl isocyanate, is a pesticide ingredient made and stored in large quantities at the Institute plant. Kanawha Valley residents will get a chance tonight to speak out about last week's...

2008-09-04 06:00:21

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A recent study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has revealed that the country's power sector attracted $48.75 billion in investments from January to June 2008, accounting for 19.9% of the total investments of $244 billion in the country during the period. India's ambitious plan to add more than 78,577 megawatts (MW) of power generation during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan period (2007-12) has...

2008-08-31 09:00:16

By GAVIN RABINOWITZ By Gavin Rabinowitz The Associated Press SAHARSA, India The deluge came and turned his world to water, so Umesh Kushyaha decided to build a boat. Kushyaha squatted Saturday hammering nails into his rickety- looking wooden rowboat on the side of the road, a lone strip of dry land that cuts across miles of water. He was preparing for what authorities say will be months more of life submerged under floodwater. About 1.2 million people have been left homeless and...

2008-08-30 09:01:03

NEW DELHI: Natural calamities can blur political lines, providing at least briefly, a respite from relentless rivalries. But Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's flight to Bihar on Thursday to assess the Kosi disaster looked like a UPA delegation. The flight's passenger manifest did not have any non-UPA representation despite Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar having met the PM on Wednesday and having asked Singh about his plans to visit the state. The CM remained overnight in the Capital and...


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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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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