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2014-06-17 08:22:55

KOLKATA, India and SYDNEY, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the leading global provider of integrated energy management products, has secured another big contract in India for more

2014-01-27 16:23:04

Bally Clubs All Across Colorado Declare "When Denver Wins, You Score," by Welcoming the Local Community for Free Workouts for as Many Days as the Denver Victory Point Spread DENVER,

2013-03-22 23:03:43

The Annual Day Focuses on "Celebrating Womanhood" Kharagpur, India (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 It was a weekend of celebration at India's leading

2011-03-01 13:32:08

Pioneering technology by scientists at Queen's University Belfast, which is transforming the lives of millions of people in Asia, is now being used to create safer drinking water in the United States.

2009-02-02 11:30:00

A climate change expert warned Monday, that rising sea levels are causing salt water to flow into India's biggest river, threatening its ecosystem and turning vast farmlands barren in the country's east.

2008-09-11 09:00:20

Indian farmers have threatened to resume protests that have blocked construction of a factory to build Tata Motors' low-cost Nano car unless talks aimed at resolving a dispute over land bring results soon.

2008-09-03 06:00:08

By Rina Chandran and Sujoy Dhar Tata Motors said Tuesday that violent protests had forced it to suspend all work at a factory in eastern India where it planned to make the Nano, billed as the world's least-expensive car. The company said it would consider alternative sites for the factory.

2008-09-03 03:00:07

THE new owners of Jaguar Land Rover are facing a big setback in their attempts to produce the world's cheapest car in India. Tycoon Ratan Tata wanted the Nano to sell for just over pounds 1,200 and hoped to bring cheap motoring to the masses.

2008-08-30 21:00:17

By Vasundhara Vyas Mehta AHMEDABAD: Often, folk lore is very tribe specific. Tales need to be told in a particular style and depicted in a manner special to a region. Folk tales are fading from memory and so are styles to narrate them.

2008-07-28 09:01:08

A 24-day-old giraffe calf is caressed by its father at the Alipore Zoo in Calcutta, India, on Sunday. The zoo formally opened in late 1875 and is a major tourist attraction. It may be best known for a tortoise that was more than 250 years old when it died. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City).

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  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.