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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Ashwini (or the Horseman) is one of the Nakshatras (lunar mansions) of Vedic astrology. Most often depicted as a horse head, this moon sign resides between Aries 0° and 13°12’, with Ashwinis, god of health, presiding and Ketu as the ruling planet. this is a good time to act swiftly; an individual may display behaviors of modesty and self-sufficiency during this period, but may also be stubborn and overzealous.

—Pramela Thiagesan

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Eyewitnesses who recounted the horror said that Ashwini was dragged a couple of metres.
Just like Jwala, Sikki likes to lurk menacingly at the net while Ashwini takes care of the running and smashing duties near the baseline.
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Other winners are Kiran Sagar and Ashwini Anilkumar, who won the group one and two fancy dress categories respectively.
In the under-10 girls' competition, Foster's other sister Ashwini made it to the final before losing to highly-rated Freya Christie, while eight-year-old Jessica Crawley did well to come through a round before going out to third-seed Hannah Brett.
Ashwini Ukwattage, 21, glass collector, Heaton: Yes, getting surgery would be better than having to wear glasses.
He said the pilot, Captain Ashwini Behl, aged 33, was told about the phone call, and sealed his cockpit door.
He said the pilot, Captain Ashwini Behl, 33, was told about the phone call and sealed his cockpit door.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday visited BJP leader Arun Jaitley at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to inquire about his health.
Summary: The two stars will join the cast of director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's next Panga, which also stars Kangana Ranaut