from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A passenger-boat without outrigger, used on the river and harbor at Manila.


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  • Dalits make up nearly 47% of the population of Banka which is estimated to be between 7,000 and 8,000.

    BBC News - Home

  • "We continue to be in discussion with select Japanese investors for our funds in pipeline," said Bharat Banka , managing director and chief executive officer of the company.

    Domestic Funds Seek Japanese Investors

  • "While Japanese capital may appear to take longer to raise, but it is patient capital and for the long term," Mr. Banka said.

    Domestic Funds Seek Japanese Investors

  • "Besides the growth markets, wherever there are market and price dislocations, money will quickly flow in," Mr. Banka said.

    Domestic Funds Seek Japanese Investors

  • Société Générale has a relatively successful record of overseas expansion, including the purchase of SKB Banka in Slovenia and Komercni Banka in the Czech Republic in 2001, and Russia's Rosbank in 2006.

    Greece Expansions Backfire

  • Slovak Republic — € 2 billion bond issue was priced through joint bookrunners HSBC Holdings PLC, Soci é t é G é n é rale SA, Tatra Banka AS and UniCredit Bank Slovakia, one of the banks managing the sale said Wednesday.

    New Securities Issues

  • The country's central bank doesn't expect the euro's demise but "could be expected" to look for a potential new peg among other European countries with "prudent fiscal policies" and with which Latvia already trades heavily, said a spokesman for Latvijas Banka.

    Banks Prep for Life After Euro

  • Democratic elections in Bihar: Report to the nation on Banka by-election 1986

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  • "They killed a man here last night," Steve Banka, 28, told the Reuters news agency before he left on Sunday.

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  • And the bridal pair lived happily in the castle on the Banka till they died.

    The Brown Fairy Book


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