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  • Some twenty-five years later, Governor Collet established a number of imported weavers in the northern suburb of Tiruvattur, in a village that was given the name 'Collet Petta' in the Governor's honour -- a name that degenerated into 'Kalati Pettah' -- 'Loafer-land' -- its present appellation.

    The Story of Madras

  • Greek advance was checked by a severe defeat at Petta in the plain of

    The Balkans A History of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey

  • That failure of the Greeks at Chios, quickly followed by their defeat on land at Petta, greatly disheartened the revolutionists.

    The Life of Thomas Lord Cochrane

  • "It was the negligence of Shell which compelled people to steal," Groobadi Petta, the president of the Bodo city youth federation, told the

    The Guardian World News

  • Actually Petta was involved in a two way spitting match with Celtc fans.

    BBC Ouch! Blog

  • Gyptis, according to some, and Petta, according to other historians.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 1

  • Petta noted, the two best-performing sectors in the lenders 'portfolios in the fourth quarter of 2009 were health care and state and local government services.

    CFO.com: Today in Finance

  • However, Petta pointed out, the decrease in new business volume in the fourth quarter was not as dramatic as the year-over-year declines in the first three quarters of 2009 - 30. 6% in the first quarter, 40. 0% in the second, and 33. 7% in the third.

    CFO.com: Today in Finance

  • Kalathil Chandranshekharan Guruswami, chief of Ambalappuzha Petta-thullal team, presided over the inaugural function.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Centennial's Petta has also quoted N.A.D.A. Used Car Guide's Jonathan Banks who recently said that used retail prices have not grown at the same rate as used-car wholesale prices.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

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