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, Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of India. One of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4,000 years in
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Ganesha

wisdom god having a human body and an elephant head. [Hindu Myth.: Leach, 440]
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VINAYAK C MAHTANI: The budget and cost-conscience hotels are moving towards products which market themselves as being environmentally friendly.
While husband Vinayak Karande was away at his office, her two children Ganesh and daughter Monica were not at home when the incident took place.
Vinayak Chatterjee, another chairman of the CII (National Task Force on Infrastructure Projects) said the major 'breakthrough idea' in this budget is the independent regulator for the roads sector.
Under-19 boys: Runners-up - NMS-DPS (Nikhil Bolar, Vinayak Madhu Kumar).
manufacturer of ultra-fast, 4G/LTE envelope tracking (ET) power supplies, today announced that its CEO and Co-Founder Vikas Vinayak will be a presenter at the MIPI Alliance forum during the Mobile World Congress on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, from 13:00-14:00 CET.
But 76-year-old Vinayak, serving life for dealing in tablets, refuses to go to a prison near his family in India and serve the remainder of his term.
The bank said that it has appointed Vinayak Prasad as president and country head-cards management.
According to Vinayak Eswaran, this process, known as diffusion, reflects how, over the past 200,000 years, people evolved to have the relatively thin bones, small jaws, and other distinctive aspects of their current physical form.
In reply, Bharat put together a solid effort in which man-of-the-match Vivek Parikh hit 31 and Anant Brhambhat (33) led the way before wicket- keeper Vinayak Samant (298no) and Amit Rupani (17no) completed the job as they took their side to 142-5 and victory with nine balls remaining.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Vinayak Uthappa hit an unbeaten 100 to lead the hosts to a four-wicket victory with almost five overs to spare.
The Indian openers made a brisk start, but Vinayak Mane shouldered arms to McGarry and lost his off stump with the score on 33.
On-demand edge caching is critical while running our Web ECLoanPro and LendWorks applications," said Vinayak Hegde, CTO of ABC Virtual Communications.