Quantcast

Latest AFP Stories

Pakistan Mulling Ban On Obscene Words In Text Messages
2011-11-21 14:04:05

A move to ban a long list of so-called “dirty words” from all text messages by the Pakistan Telecommunications Association (PTA) has been delayed by Pakistani mobile operators today who are seeking for further clarification from the telecoms authority.

science-082311-002
2011-08-23 13:00:47

Physicists are hinting that the Higgs-Boson particle, sometimes referred to as the “God particle”, may be nonexistent.

71e49f4d3dad8c2caf91647e28f5a9cd
2011-06-21 06:20:00

The world's oceans are declining much faster than previously believed, a consortium of ocean experts warned on Monday.

aba437ba3a2215539a6cd14b9bbd6574
2011-06-11 06:40:00

A widespread wheat plague is threatening farms, raising bread prices and unleashing fresh political and economic unrest, according to experts.

2011-05-16 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP), the global news agency known for delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of events shaping our world.

d449fc9e0ec39d0b742ba2ed0dfcf8201
2011-04-29 10:40:00

Experts suggest that the deadly tornadoes that whipped across the South may have been the largest and most powerful ever to be recorded, leaving behind total destruction and a rising death toll.

ef2a80ff9200a148795251af50093e651
2011-04-13 14:52:35

Scientists have found a link between intensifying climate events and tectonic plate movements in findings that could provide a valuable insight into why huge tremors take place.

b6c77302103b3ed6ac8d6c3561f59d411
2011-04-13 10:35:00

Smartphone software designed to predict traffic jams and warn motorists even before they get on the road is being tested by IBM.

2011-03-10 12:07:00

CHICAGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, is honoring Chicagoan Betty Bergstrom with its Founders' Medallion for her extraordinary contributions to the organization and the fundraising profession. The AFP Founders' Medallion is presented to members who, through their dedication to the principles of ethical and effective fundraising, honor the legacy of AFP's founders: Harry...

3424c7e98d1e71e6a8dfb327eae385321
2011-03-10 06:25:00

The members of the FairSearch coalition are urging the Justice Department to keep the Google-ITA deal from closing.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related