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A sedimentary or igneous ore body occurring in flat-lying depositional layers.


(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Manto, asteroid 870 (the 870th asteroid to be discovered, on May 12, 1917), is approximately 16 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 3.5 years. It is named after a Greek prophetess. If prominent in a natal chart (e.g., conjunct the Sun or the ascendant), Manto may show a person able to intuit the future or someone who is always seeking information about the future. Manto’s location by sign and house may indicate how and where one best intuits the future.


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Describing Manto as a great artist and a radical, revolutionary author, the speakers highlighted that the film aims to explore the tension between the mortal, flawed individual that Manto was, his epic work, and his stark portrayal of the darkness of human psyche.
The event, held at the OUP Head Office, featured screening of clips from the film which follows Mantos turbulent life, the social climate in which he wrote his most controversial stories and essays, his rising stature as a literary genius, and his relationships with his wife, daughters, and the rising silver screen star Noorjehan.
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CHICAGO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Insureon, the nation's leading online provider of small business insurance, today announced the winners of its latest scholarship competition: Margaret Manto of Charlottesville, Virginia, and Joseph Katula of Yorkville, Illinois.
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Manto pointed out that in October 2007, a disciplinary committee had imposed a ban of 13 matches on Akhtar and asked him to pay a fine of 4 million dollars on the charge of hitting a fellow cricketer in South Africa.
Manto differs from other pattern recognition approaches because it allows, among other things, the recognition of organic forms and textures that show a high level of distortion or that are hard to reproduce.
When they worked together, Reg was the bus driver and Manto was the conductor.
One could almost feel the earth tremble from the cheering when newly installed President Kgalema Motlanthe announced the removal of Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang from the health portfolio in the new cabinet.
In a recent meeting in Durban, Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang said: 'Unfortunately it is the poorer countries with weak currencies and infrastructure that tend to lose their well trained scarce human resources to the wealthier countries who can pay higher salaries.
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Impressively illustrated by Suparna Bhalla and Surat Kumar Manto, Introduction To Indian Architecture by architect Bindia Thapar (currently a visiting lecturer at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi) surveys the Hindu, Jain, Mughal (Islamic) and colonial (British), and post independence architectural styles.