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town, Vanuatu: see Port VilaPort Vila
or Vila,
town (2009 pop. 45,694), capital and largest town of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. On the SW coast of Efate island, it is a deep-sea port built around a natural harbor at Pontoon Bay.
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Vilas came to the crease at the fall of the fourth wicket and, on a placid pitch where there was minimal assistance for the bowlers, he dominated the Glamorgan attack.
Rob Jones gave Vilas useful support by adding 115 with his captain for the fifth wicket, and scoring 33, before he was run out by Hemphrey while attempting a risky single to mid-off.
Over the winter, in his homeland, Vilas led South African team Jozi Stars to the inaugural Mzansi Super League T20 title and had Rabada at his disposal, a 24-yearold with more than 300 international wickets for the Proteas.
"I think he's on the (England) radar, but he knows that he's still got work to do and wants to get better," added Vilas.
Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday made a veiled attack on Rabri Devi saying, "Nowadays, any uneducated person becomes chief minister".
Asha said that Ram Vilas Paswan left her and her mother because they were uneducated.
India's Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited (590069.BOM) is aiming to expand its loan and deposit base by 30 percent in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, Dow Jones has reported, citing executive director KSR Anjaneyulu.
Lakshmi Vilas Bank's chief executive officer PR Somasundaram said that the bank aims to maintain its net interest margin between 3.5 percent and 3.6 percent this year.
A million 1-mm particles would weigh only about 1 kilogram, he notes, adding that collisions in orbit "can create a lot of particles with a small amount of mass." Vilas sees the proposed telescope as having the capability to inventory most of these tiny but still potentially damaging fragments along with their heftier counterparts.
Vilas is in his third year as a Kolpak player at Emirates Old Trafford and has not signed a contract to play a full campaign of domestic cricket in his homeland with the Durbanbased Dolphins franchise, or anyone else this coming winter.
But Davies and Vilas put immediate pressure on the Hampshire bowlers.