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2008-09-11 03:00:22

The Iranian energy ministry has announced plans for the construction of hydroelectric dams and power stations in 10 countries, reported IRINN.

2008-06-24 06:02:56

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Moscow, 24 June: Iran's Deputy Energy Minister and Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister signed two Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) on construction of a hydro-electric power plant on Aras River.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.