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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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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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