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  • proper n. A surname of Indian origin (Marathi and Kannada), meaning head or chief.


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  • And one Alyna, a servant of the Lady Vyndra, gave testimony that her mistress and a pale-skinned barbarian called Patil had plotted with Karim Singh and spoken in her presence of slaying Bhandarkar. "

    Conan The Victorious

  • "I had called Patil, requesting him to send the police to arrest Azmat Ali.

    The Times of India

  • Indian President Pratibha Patil and Britain's Prince Charles jointly opened the Games in a remodeled 60,000-seat Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, where 71 nations have gathered to compete in 17 sports with 272 gold medals up for grabs.

    After setbacks, Commonwealth Games off to strong start in India

  • How can we talk about development without health and education? says Anita Patil-Deshmukhl, executive director of PUKAR, an organization that conducts research and outreach in the slums of Mumbai.

    India: Toilets Are Scarce, And Highly Desirable

  • The acquisition will also give KPIT a foot in Brazil, which accounts for about 10% of Systime's overall revenue, Mr. Patil said.

    KPIT Cummins to Buy Stake in Systime Global

  • The latest deal, funded through internal cash, will start adding to KPIT's revenue and earnings from Oct. 1, said Chief Executive Kishor Patil on a conference call.

    KPIT Cummins to Buy Stake in Systime Global

  • Mr. Patil said the deal would strengthen KPIT's technology solutions offerings in the manufacturing, and energy and utilities segments.

    KPIT Cummins to Buy Stake in Systime Global

  • Please take part in the census which is being conducted by our country and which is on an enormous scale, Patil said.

    India Begins Census Count

  • Brian L. Frank for The Wall Street Journal Color employees, from left, DJ Patil, Megan Streich and Lindsey Indelicato, met recently to discuss how users will learn how to control the app.

    Venture Capital Seeks Some Color

  • Manan Vatsyayana/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images After the completion of a five-year presidential term by Pratibha Patil, the 14th Presidential elections will be held by the Election Commission in July.

    The Year Ahead


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