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  • proper n. A male given name used in India.


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In Sanskrit and Hindi (meaning "spring season" in the in Sanskrit or Hindu calendar), from hem ("cool") and -ant ("end")


  • All the injured were admitted to a nearby hospital, where Khatoon's grand-daughter and another villager identified as Hemant succumbed.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • One of the options being discussed with the airline is a sale of some of its assets, State Bank of India Managing Director Hemant Contractor said Monday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Mumbai.

    India's Airlines Feel Squeeze

  • "Daiichi is yet to realize anything concrete from this deal," said Hemant Bhakru , pharmaceutical analyst at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets in Mumbai, adding that U.S. regulatory problems have slowed down the integration of Daiichi and Ranbaxy a lot more than expected.

    Daiichi Yet to Gain from Ranbaxy Buy

  • But hundreds of those hotel and motel owners now are fighting foreclosure, while others have lost their properties to lenders, said Hemant Patel , chairman of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association.

    From Hotel Owner to the Hired Help

  • "We are in talks to acquire a stake in tier-I suppliers specializing in sheet metal components for aircraft," Hemant Luthra, member of the group executive board at India's biggest maker of sport-utility vehicles, told reporters.

    Mahindra Aerospace Eyes Stake in Europe, U.S. Firms

  • After making friends with August Brunsman, Hemant Mehta and the atheists at Ohio State, the SSA invited me to address their national convention held in Columbus every summer.

    Rev. Jonathan Weyer: An Ordained Minister Visits The Creation Museum With Atheists

  • Hemant Mehta, the Friendly Atheist blogger at, is skeptical, saying this raises an eyebrow at everything I've always heard that the more educated you are, the less religious you are.

    Study: Education liberalizes religious views

  • Srei is looking to sell a 10% to 15% stake in some of these road projects, said Hemant Kanoria , the company's chairman and managing director.

    Srei Infra to Sell Stake in Projects, Raise Funds

  • And don't forget to eat at one of the Kennedy Center's two eateries, where the usual fare has been supplanted by chef Hemant Oberoi's Indian cuisine.

    Performing arts festivals to awaken your senses

  • Left, leprosy patients offered prayers in memory of anti-terrorist squad chief Hemant Karkare, who was posthumously honored with the Indian military decoration Ashok Chakra for his bravery during the Mumbai terrorist attacks, in Mumbai, December 2008.

    Remembering Mumbai 26/11


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