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see stupastupa
[Sanskrit,=mound], Buddhist monument in tumulus, or mound, form, often containing relics. The words tope and dagoba are synonymous, though the latter properly refers only to a Sinhalese Buddhist stupa.
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stupa, tope

stupa topped by a chattravali
A Buddhist memorial mound, erected to enshrine a relic or to commemorate a sacred site; consists of an artificial mound, raised on a platform and surrounded by an outer ambulatory with a stone railing and four gateways, crowned by a multiple sunshade.
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1. a small grey requiem shark, Galeorhinus galeus, of European coastal waters
2. any of various other small sharks
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Along with Altamont's current investments in Embark General, Kuvare Holdings, and Accelerant Holdings, Topa represents Altamont's 7th platform investment in the insurance and insurance services space.
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Although TOPA is not a vitamin -- because it's made by the body's own cells -- it combines the chemical talents of vitamin B6 and vitamin C, a "curious" property necessary to the functioning of this enzyme, Klinman says.
Two key executives involved in the acquisition of Topa Insurance Group by Altamont Capital Partners who spoke about the deal were emphatic about one thing: wholesalers will continue to be the center of the company's distribution model.
After the deal, Topa Equities is to maintain a minority control over the firm.
Topa captured the top spots on uneven bars (9.00) and floor exercise (8.95) en route to winning the all-around (33.9).
ISLAMABAD -- An Annual Certificate Award Ceremony was held at PAF College Lower Topa, Murree Saturday.
IslamabadMuzaffarabad railway track will commence from Margalla railway station which will reach Lower Topa Murree while passing through Aabpara, Bahara Kahu and Murree expressway.
In the next phase, selected teachers from Baluchistan are being trained to prepare young students from Baluchistan for eventual selection in PAF Public Schools at Sargodha and Lower Topa. In the 3rd phase, selected teachers and students are taken on a familiarization visit to various PAF educational institutions for creating better understanding and harmony.
Ferrum Centrafrique, a fully-owned unit of West Africana[euro](tm)s Ferrum Resources Limited, has applied for a licence to explore iron oreA in the Topa iron belt, in the same area where AXMIN is licensed to explore for gold, the vendor said in a press release.