Definitions

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  • proper noun A surname.

Etymologies

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Sanskrit meaning of royal position or job.

Examples

  • "The partnership gives Liberty Mutual Group the room to increase stake to 49% as soon as foreign direct investment regulation permits," said Roopam Asthana, chief executive of the joint venture, at a media interaction.

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  • Zanjir Bawa has his Asthana or sitting place at Indore, but most of the time he is on the move from one Holy Shrine to another.

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  • The new bridge may be built in two phases, each comprising three lanes of highway and one railway line, Asthana said.

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  • The 22-kilometer "Mumbai Trans Harbour Link," connecting the island city with the mainland Navi Mumbai district, will open before a new airport begins operations in 2014, Rahul Asthana, commissioner of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, or MMRDA, said in an April 8 interview.

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  • • Anushka Asthana in the Times paywall says Emma Harrison, the government's "family champion", has criticised the welfare cap as a "populist" policy that could harm some vulnerable individuals.

    The Guardian World News

  • The city plans to issue a tender for a consultant to work on the project soon, Asthana said.

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  • A tender issued in 2008 for a cash contract to just build the bridge failed to attract any bids, Asthana said.

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  • "It's only in the last five or so years that the bridge was being thought of seriously," said Asthana.

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  • Asthana was indicted as the prime accused in the scam and arrested by the CBI.

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  • Asthana with all the relevant responsibilities for 15 years facilitated the fraud.

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