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2014-01-14 08:20:18

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) (BSE: 500104, NSE: HINDPETRO) will deploy the Trimble® trako Fleet Management and Visual Cargo(TM) consignment management solutions in their outbound logistics fleet that transports finished products to locations across India. HPCL is a Government of India Enterprise with Navratna status, and a Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 company with annual...

2012-02-19 08:00:00

Gravity 2.0, the regional planning and development forum organized a round table on technical skill development. The educatiional and skills society of Gravity 2.0, G2-ESS brought together experts from all fields to understand how India can leverage its many languages to promote technical skills leading to greater innovation and more manufacturing startups. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 The Education and Skills Society of Gravity 2.0, The Regional Planning...

2008-10-01 06:00:45

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A five-company consortium consisting of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) (BSE:500104) (Mumbai), steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal's group, GAIL (India) Limited (BSE:532155) (New Delhi), Oil India Limited (Duliajan, Assam), and Total S.A. (NYSE:TOT) (Paris) signed an agreement in October 2007 to build a refinery-plus-petrochemical plant in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh. The plant, estimated to cost about $6 billion, will have a...

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...

2008-09-05 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...

2006-08-04 07:26:15

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains and floods have killed 42 people in southern and eastern India and displaced tens of thousands of others, officials said on Friday. Forty deaths have been reported from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh since Wednesday while two people were killed in neighboring Orissa on Friday in flash floods. The deaths were mostly due to collapsing houses, falling trees and electrocution after hundreds of electric poles were knocked down by strong...

2005-09-21 07:30:39

By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 800 people remained missing in southern India on Wednesday and hundreds of fishermen were unaccounted for in Bangladesh after a severe storm in the Bay of Bengal killed 50 people, officials said. Indian authorities said about 100,000 people were homeless after heavy rains this week caused floods in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh state, with strong winds uprooting thousands of trees and electricity poles. They had...

2005-09-20 10:47:38

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - A severe storm has ripped through southern India, killing at least 34 people and leaving 50,000 homeless, officials said on Tuesday. Hundreds of trees and electricity poles were uprooted by strong winds and heavy overnight rains which triggered flooding in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh state. Most of the victims were either electrocuted or died in house collapses, officials said. Eleven people died in the coastal West Godavari district while...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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