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ankus

(ˈæŋkəs) or

ankush

n, pl -kus, -kuses, -kush or -kushes
a stick used, esp in India, for goading elephants
[from Hindi]
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Noun1.ankus - an elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook
goad, prod - a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
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The huge chunk of people in the urban mass who are currently being ignored by the formal lending sector will stand to benefit from Avail's solutions," said Avail Finance founder and CEO, Ankush Aggarwal.
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The missing students were identified as Hitendra Sharma from Theog, Chetan Chori and Saurav Sharma from Ambala, Ankush Kumar from Gurdaspur, Rohit Kumar from Bhagpat district in Uttar Pradesh, Anil Kumar from Hamirpur, Akshay Kumar Bura from Chamba and Bharat Prakash from Kullu district.
THE hotel sector in Juffair may already be fiercely-competitive, but Ramee Rose Hotel's general manager, Ankush Sharma, believes that his latest project will become the area's hospitality hotspot.
Mr Dhanuka was full of praise for the Wales Screen Commission and Cardiff Film Unit "who have shown huge interest and offered great support" in Aashiqui, which stars Bollwywood actors Ankush and Faria in the lead roles and is choreographed by Adil Shaikh.
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The engine and four coaches jumped the tracks near Roha station, 70 miles south of Mumbai, said police officer Ankush Shinde.
For instance it would be mandatory for every sales(person) to carry a tablet to make a detailed presentations to the customers about the products," said Ankush Arora, VP of Tata Motors, in a Business-Standard report.
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