desi

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desi

(ˈdeɪsiː) or

deshi

adj
1. indigenous or local: a desi buda.
2. authentic: desi music.
[C21: Hindi, from Sanskrit deśa a country]
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bKash Ltd, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country, has offered a 20 per cent cashback on payment through bKash while shopping at Deshi Dosh outlets across the country on the occasion of Ramadan and Eid-ul- Fitr.
A large number of activists of Young Rising Star, Unity of Journalists, Qaumi Awami Tehreek, Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, PPP-SB, including Zahid Bhanbhro, Saeed Soomro, Sami Bilali, Azhar Azad Mughal, Raheel Deshi, Amjad Jalbani, Rafique Jaan Brohi, Ibrahim Brohi, Ali Sajjad Chughdo, and others took part in protest demonstration and condemned the arrest of Mushtaq Sarki.
Overall, the carnival saw folk dance performances from various states of the region, including- Nagaland's warrior dance, Mizoram's Cheraw dance, Hojagiri dance from Tripura, Manipur's Dhol Chalam, sword dance and Mishing dance of Deshi community, Assam.
The leaders of Jeay Sindh Qaumparsat Party Dodo Deshi, Sobh Bhatti, Kandhar Bhatti, Comrade Shabir Jamali and others offered condolence to the heirs of Irshad Ranjhani.
The Mann Deshi Foundation founder Chetna Gala Sinha, who has empowered rural women through micro-finance, was felicitated with the Vogue Social Entrepreneur of the Year title while Vinita Gupta, CEO of pharmaceutical major Lupin, was felicitated as the Vogue and IBM Businesswoman of The Year.
Separately, Defence police arrested Dildar Ahmed alias Deshi and recovered one hand grenade and a stolen motorbike from his possession.
One of the first things Tracy Franz learns as a yakimono deshi, an apprentice of traditional Japanese pottery, is that "it is the nothingness in the middle that determines the true size of the vessel." Her memoir, My Year of Dirt and Water, expands this tenet over the calendar year Franz and her spouse spend separated in Japan when he enters a Zen monastery to train as a priest.
Physical characterization and body measurements have been reported for Krishna valley cattle in India (Karthickeyan et al., 2006), North Bengal Grey cattle of Bangladesh (Al-Amin et al., 2007), Deshi cattle of West Bengal (Sarkar et al., 2007), crossbred strains of cattle (Mitra et al., 1993) and Holsteins (Vinson et al., 1982), and local cows of Manipur, India (Tolenkhomba et al., 2012).
The black-colored duck population comprised black Korean native and Nageswari ducks (146 in number), whereas white Korean native, Peking, and Deshi white ducks were grouped as the white-colored duck population (169 in number).
Reliable diplomatic sources said that arrested Saudi princes on the charges of corruption have admitted their ties with eight important personalities, which include former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for Bangla Deshi PM Khalid Zia and resigned Lebanon PM Saad Al-Hariri.
Since 1986, she has been working with marginalised communities and is founder and president of Mann Deshi Mahila Bank and Mann Deshi Foundation.