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2012-10-30 11:27:00

NEW DELHI, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live to Love, an international humanitarian initiative, led Ladakh in creating history by breaking a world record for "Most Trees Planted Simultaneously". In less than one hour, 99,103 Ladakhi willow saplings were planted by 9,814 volunteers near the world-famous Hemis monastery in Ladakh. Kimberly Dennis from Guinness World Records (UK) adjudicated the attempt and made the announcement confirming the success of the attempt....

2012-10-29 15:23:04

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. announced today that Mr. James Hrusovsky, Chief Executive Officer has tendered his notice of resignation to be effective November 1, 2012.  He will also resign as a Director of the Company. Mr. Kalyan Ghosh, Chief Commercial Officer, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company on an interim basis. Mr. Prashant Ruia, Essar Group Director and Chairman of the Essar Steel Algoma Board of...

2012-09-26 22:21:36

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annually on Amma's birthday, EMBRACING THE WORLD (www.embracingtheworld.org) launches several new charitable initiatives and extends some of the existing humanitarian programs. The total cost of these programs this year is estimated to be $4.7M. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120927/DC81992) 1) 200 FREE HEART SURGERIES & 50 FREE KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS AT AMRITA HOSPITAL: The surgeries will be available to...

2012-09-25 23:03:53

IPS Learning and the Stanford Center for Professional Development will jointly present “The Strategic Execution Conference: Linking Strategy to Execution through Innovative Techniques” April 24 and 25 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Bayshore Dr., Burlingame, CA. Ram Charan, highly acclaimed business advisor and author, will keynote the opening conference session. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 IPS Learning and the Stanford Center for Professional...

2012-09-20 10:22:25

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced senior secured asset-based term loan in an aggregate principal amount of US$350 million. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. acted as sole lead arranger for the term loan facility. The term loan has a maturity of two years and is secured against all of the assets of the Company, subject to the security interests over certain assets held for the benefit of...

2012-09-19 23:00:51

The noted Indian scholar, philosopher, humanitarian and spiritual leader Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy with the “Building Bridges across the Nations” award for bringing the world together through his works on the arts, literature, music, spirituality and humanitarian endeavors. Washington State Lt. Governor Brad Owen and Consul General of India, Ambassador N. Parthsarathi will be the Keynote speakers at the trade summit. (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 The first Washington State Summit...

2012-09-18 02:36:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in business process management and technology services, today announced that it has signed a master partnership agreement with Calypso Technology, Inc., the leading global capital markets software platform provider. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/NY98560LOGO ) Under the terms of the agreement, Genpact's Enterprise Applications Services (EAS) group will be able to provide a range...

2012-09-12 10:22:30

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. confirmed today that the Company has engaged Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. to act as sole lead arranger and sole book-running manager for a senior secured asset-based term loan in an aggregate principal amount of up to US$350 million. The term loan is expected to have a maturity of two years and to be secured against all of the assets of the Company, subject to the security interests over certain assets held...

2012-09-06 06:31:39

BANGALORE, India, September 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Elxsi, a world leader in product engineering and innovation-led design services, announced that it has licensed the RDK (Reference Design Kit) from Comcast. It will work with MSOs to optimize and enhance software and provide software development, integration and testing services for SOC (system-on-a-chip) and OEM vendors. The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle that creates a common framework for powering...

2012-09-05 06:20:58

MANCHESTER, England, September 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Routes Awards have grown and developed over the last 15 years and are unique within the industry because they are voted for exclusively by the airline network planning community. The awards recognise the excellence in air service development by airports and over the last few months airlines have been voting for the airports who they feel have made the most efficient use of their marketing over the last 12 months....


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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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