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Devi

the “great goddess,” wife of Shiva; “Mother.” [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 77]
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Narrating the ordeal, Devi told ANI, "During a board meeting of the council, son of the mayor smiled and winked at me.
Local officials engaged in coordinating the search said the death rate in the region near the Nanda Devi is about five times higher than on Mount Everest.
Uma Devi is the 21st prosecution witness in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's money-laundering and criminal breach of trust trial over RM42 million of funds from SRC International, a former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) unit.
This precious, chaotic hour is the only time during the day that Devi, who lives and works on a construction site at Narela, on the outskirts of New Delhi, can be with her children.
Prosecutor Peter Wright QC told jurors: "This was designed to take place before Devi gave birth."
According to Gulab Devi official Dr Hamid Hasan,the first lady met with patients and inquired about theirhealth and facilities being provided to them in thehospital.During her visit, she held a meeting with officials ofthe hospital and also sought a report about issues beingfaced by the administration regarding treatment of patients.
Created over the course of a year by Cambodian royal politician and Royal Ballet director Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, the production will launch with three performances on January 18 and 19 at Chaktomuk Theatre Hall in the capital.
In 2016, the issue came into limelight when Advocate Devi, who belongs to Larkana city, made hue and cry when the Hindu community placed a ban on women to contest poll.
The tot was said to be in a stable condition yesterday Devi's husband Imtiaz Muhammad told how she was shot in front of her five other children, aged between one and 17, after he found her alleged killer hiding in their garden shed.
"I was very much comfortable and at peace in the company of wild animals and birds," says Devi, who turned 84 on March 13.
Devi Charan says that after tiring office work, it is difficult for him to stand at the gate for more than four hours but he is happy that he can earn some extra money.
On Oct 3, 2014, the people of Jaffna waited with bated breath to witness the historic Blue Express train, the Queen of Jaffna (Yal Devi), back on track after 24 long years.