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Rauwolfia

[rau̇′wu̇l·fē·ə]
(botany)
A genus of mostly poisonous, tropical trees and shrubs of the dogbane family (Apocynaceae); certain species yield substances used as emetics and cathartics, while R. serpentina is a source of alkaloids used as tranquilizers.
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Indian embassy charge de affairs M R Qureshi, second secretary Anil Nautiyal, Indian Union Muslim League Kerala unit general secretary K P A Majeed and Qatar Kerala Muslim Cultural Center president P S H Thangal attended the function that had ME Chandrika Qatar governing body chairman Abdulla Parakkal in the chair.
The police arrested two suspects, Chandrika Manjhi and Krishna Kumar Keshri on the spot.
The eighth edition of the Middle East Chandrika, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) mouthpiece, was launched by its Kerala chapter president Panakkad Sayyid Hyderali Shihab Thangal.
The dancers, whose ages range from six to 12 years, are students of Bahrain-based dance teachers K Asokan and Kalaman-dalam Chandrika.
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Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumar arrived on Monday in Yemen for a visit aimed at taking part in the special workshop on promoting women's political participation through dialog.
Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga is visiting India for talks with government leaders, media reports said Wednesday.
After studying at Hope University, Chandrika Meeten and Karen Johnston, left, found jobs within the Knowsley Play Therapy Service where, as well as dealing with children on a one-to-one basis, they run group sessions in schools.
Their second daughter Chandrika was born in 1972 and, in 1974, Shambu gained a GP position at Craghead in Stanley, County Durham.
SRI LANKA'S President Chandrika Kumaratunga has declared a state of emergency, hours after her foreign minister, an ethnic Tamil who led efforts to ban the Tamil Tiger rebels as a terrorist organisation, was assassinated at his home.
His whistlestop tour, without fiancee Camilla Parker Bowles, also included a meeting with President Chandrika Kumaratunga.