Dhanu


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Dhanu

An ancient Indian unit of length variously equivalent to values between three and four meters.
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Tenders are invited for Gadhi dhanu se chamunda bypass tak interlocking and drain work.
Police carried out raids in Ibrahim Hydri, Zaman town areas, and nabbed three drug peddlers, Dhanu Mal, Bachu, Mohammad and Iqbal and recovered wine, hashish from them.
20pm on January 1, 2018," Ranjana Dhanu, Chauhan's obstetrician-gynaecologist, said in a statement
Besides her, four others, including her husband Murugan were sentenced to death and three others to a life term by the Supreme Court for their role in the assassination of the former prime minister on May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbadur by suicide bomber Dhanu.
The poster listed familiar holidays like Kwanzaa, Christmas and Chanukah, and other holidays too - such as Dhanu Yatra, Sinterklass, and Ziemassvetki, which I had to look up.
Dhanu Ma'am, my physics teacher, was a source of moral support to our entire batch.
From the Sri Lankan poet Dhanu Kandappah, "In search of an inner goddess-muse": "thumb and forefinger / span / the crown / of my head / heavy like a heart / sometimes stone / sometimes song / so like a receding shore / the waves / billow out / like hair, / downspine / this / ancient spine / vigilant like / an archer / seeking / the eye.
Rajiv Gandhi is a classic example of the above as the suicide bomber Dhanu under the pretext of garlanding him, detonated the belt bomb.
While in the close proximity of late Rajiv Gandhi, Dhanu is said to have detonated the improvised explosive device kept concealed in her waist belt which triggered the blast that killed the former Prime Minister and nine police officials on the night of May 21, 1991.
Arivu put them in a denim belt which was used by Dhanu.
Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Sri Lankan suicide bomber Thanmozi Rajaratnam, alias Dhanu on May 21 l991.