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Synonyms for cairn

a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path

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small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland

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Cairn will use the proceeds of the transaction to fund group exploration and development activities.
Cairn Energy's 4.95 per cent stake in mining major Vedanta were attached by the Income Tax Department shortly after issuing Rs 10,247 crore tax demand in January 2014 on alleged capital gains the British firm made on a decade-old reorganisation of its India business.
7.40pm: Cairn Valley 2 v J Bell; LE v Elma; LE v J Hamilton; Cairn Valley 3 v D Henderson.
from 30 days following the date of the original 2016 final assessment order, Cairn said in a notice to shareholders.
"Our employees are grateful to know that, in addition to having a plan with great investment options and a solid record of fund performance, they will also have much improved access to retirement education and guidance," said Mary Boyer, Vice President of Human Resources at Cairn University.
He was Cairn's chief executive from 1988, when it was listed on the London Stock Exchange, until he became chairman in 2011.
Simon Thomson, Chief Executive, Cairn Energy PLC said: 'Cairn is pleased with the progress made this year in re-balancing the portfolio for exploration-led growth underpinned by sustainable cash flow.
Cairn Energy's board got stockholder clearance on 17 May 2012 for the offload of all or part of the company's remaining interest in Cairn India.
25 September 2012 - British oil and gas exploration and development company Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) said on Tuesday that it is shedding a further 8% stake in Cairn India Ltd (BOM:532792, NSE:CAIRN) for some USD910m (EUR703.7m), in line with its decision to divest its shareholding in the Indian firm.
Shareholders in Cairn India (NSI:CAIRN) on Wednesday agreed revised terms set by the Indian government for the unit's proposed USD6.5bn sale of a stake to Vedanta Resources (LSE:VED), the Financial Times reported.
As is well known, UK's Cairn Energy stepped in when Shell left in 2002 the exploration work at Barmer in Rajasthan and struck oil 2009.
In this paper two sociologists, Erving Goffman and Pierre Bourdieu, provide the theoretical framework via which the social factors behind one Finnish cairn site are interpreted.
Cairn Energy India Pty Ltd, Cairn Energy India West BV, Cairn Energy Cambay BV and Cairn Energy Gujarat BV are the units which will split from their Indian oil and gas businesses.
Quick-fingered Margaret Cairns swiped"cosmetics and baby products"from Boots in the town's Main Street on February 21.