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2013-10-15 23:22:35

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, member of the Manipal Global Education Group with campuses throughout Asia, has entered into an affiliation agreement with the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University (FIU HWCOM) a U.S. medical school accredited by Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), located in Miami, FL. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, member of the Manipal...

2013-10-14 23:26:50

The Galo Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh has rich Oral Traditions in the form of folklore to ritual incantation stored in collective memory of the community. Dr. Deori studies these traditions and suggest methods to preserve the Galos traditions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 India Network Foundation, a non-profit community organization in the United States, supports various activities of Asian Indians in the United States and academics of India through its prestigious Travel Grant...

2013-10-09 23:31:18

LED solar-powered floodlights and half-courts inspire better health, education, and nation-building. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Today, America’s LEDtronics®, Inc., http://www.ledtronics.com, announced the success of their Barefoot Basketball Program, a nation-building initiative through team sports. The charitable program provides basketball half-courts with solar-powered LED lighting to rural, poverty-stricken villages worldwide. So far, over 300 families have benefited...

2013-09-20 23:04:39

National Personal Training Institute (NPTI), the largest personal training school in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of two brand new locations in Pittsburgh, PA and Brooklyn Heights, NY. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 National Personal Training Institute (NPTI), the largest personal training school in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of two brand new locations in Pittsburgh, PA and Brooklyn Heights, NY. Both facilities feature state-of-the-art equipment,...

2013-09-13 23:18:40

The Tuck Shop of Ansal University was inaugurated on 21 August, 2013 by university’s Vice Chancellor Dr. C.S. Nagpal. Delhi NCR, India (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Ansal University's Tuck Shop was officially launched on August 21. The ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by University Vice Chancellor Dr. C.S. Nagpal. The shop sells mugs, bottles, stationary, t-shirts caps, with all products having logo and name of the Ansal University. One of the staff members present at the...

2013-09-10 23:28:14

Partnership will deliver best of breed products and services to enhance end-user productivity globally. Burlington, Massachusetts; Pune, India (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Panviva, the leading provider of Business Process Guidance solutions, announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with KPIT Cummins (BSE: 532400, NSE: KPIT), a global IT consulting and product engineering partner to automotive, transportation, manufacturing, energy and utilities corporations, to jointly...


Latest States and territories of India Reference Libraries

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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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