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2015-02-13 04:21:25

NEW DELHI, February 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The formal inauguration of 3rd Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2015 took place on the International Day of Journalism,

2015-02-04 23:04:05

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2015-01-27 12:37:05

Joins leaders from all fields in receiving government's elite honors NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-22 12:22:06

MADRID, January 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Two of the four stretches of road it will build will be in the state of Assam, located in the north-east

2015-01-19 08:21:26

MUMBAI, India, January 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Limited.

2015-01-12 08:23:22

AHMEDABAD and CHENNAI, India, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.

2014-12-18 04:20:52

NOIDA, India, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delegates from 21 countries came together on International Human Rights Day, soliciting world peace and equal human rights.

2014-11-25 08:25:06

DELHI, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven years since its inception, Global Film Festival Noida 2014 (GFFN) held at Marwah Studios has grown by leaps and bounds.

2014-11-17 08:34:21

The Carnegie Way transformation puts the focus on customer relationships to forge stronger results PITTSBURGH, Nov.


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.