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Which state has launched Aahar, a subsidised meal scheme meant for urban poor in the state?


False Bay, on the southern tip of Africa and close to Cape Town, South Africa, is a breeding ground for great white sharks, which feed off the thousands of seals in the bay. However, it is the only area in the known world in which these sharks are known to breach - they attack the seals by coming up vertically, often leaping clear of the water with their prey in their mouths      .. More >>

firmness:
n.
1.the firmness and tone of healthy tissue
2.the trait of being resolute
3.the property of being unyielding to the touch
4.the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place      .. More >>

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Prepositions
In general, we use northern, southern, eastern, and western to talk about more general, indefinite areas - and north, south, east, and west in official names of places:
  • fficial names of places:
  • North America
  • South Africa
  • East Timor
  • West Virginia

    General areas:
  • northern England
  • southern India
  • eastern Australia
  • western Europe
  • the northern border of the country
  • the southern side of the house
  • the eastern coastline

    (although in the U.S. we say "east coast" and "west coast")
  • the western part of the state
  • ne exception - an example of an "official name" that uses northern and southern -is saying the Northern/Southern Hemisphere to refer to the two halves of the earth divided by the equator.

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