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2011-06-29 08:18:00

YEREVAN, Armenia, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tumo Center for Creative Technologies announces a Grand Opening on Sunday, August 14, 2011. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia visited Tumo for a private tour on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The Minister of Education and Science, Armen Ashotyan, and the Mayor of Yerevan, Karen Karapetyan, accompanied the President. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/DA27810) Tumo's initial program will introduce students, ages...

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2011-04-07 12:40:00

An elderly Georgian woman accidentally sliced through an underground cable and cut off Internet services to all of neighboring Armenia on Wednesday, reports the Guardian. The 75-year-old woman had been digging for the metal not far from the capital Tbilisi when she damaged the fiber-optic cable on March 28. Georgia provides 90 percent of Armenia's Internet, and the woman knocked the country's 3.2 million people offline.  Television pictures showed reporters at a news agency in the...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Tea enthusiasts everywhere can experience ancient Armenian tea culture as Authentic Teas begins distribution of its wild-crafted herbal teas, organically grown in the highlands of Armenia. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Today tea enthusiasts everywhere can experience ancient Armenian tea culture as Authentic Teas begins distribution of its wild-crafted herbal teas, organically harvested and prepared in the highlands of the Caucasian mountains. Authentic Teas is a new boutique tea...

2010-11-10 15:35:00

YEREVAN, Armenia, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, announced today that the U.S. State Department has recognized Synopsys in Armenia among 12 finalists worldwide for the U.S. Secretary of State's prestigious 2010 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The finalists were chosen from a record number of 78 nominations submitted by American ambassadors around the world. ACE...

2010-11-03 07:47:00

MOSCOW, November 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ("MTS" - NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the commercial launch of its 3G network in Turkmenistan that completes the deployment of "third generation" networks in all markets of operation of the MTS Group. Today, MTS offers high-speed mobile Internet access is available to residents and visitors throughout Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia and...

2010-07-20 06:00:00

Redknee solution enables Armenia's leading mobile operator to expand its prepaid recharge channels TORONTO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, today announced the successful launch of the popular virtual top-up channel at VivaCell-MTS, Armenia's leading mobile operator. The service welcomed by the Armenian community has allowed the Company to expand its...

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2010-06-10 12:55:00

Researchers say they have found the world's oldest leather shoe in the mountains of Armenia, dating back 5,500 years ago. The researchers reported Wednesday in PLoS One, a journal of Public Library of Science, that the well-preserved footwear was made of a single piece of leather, laced up the front and back. The right-footed shoe was found in a cave along with other evidence of human occupation.  The shoe had been stuffed with grass, which dated to the same time as the leather of the...

2010-06-09 06:00:00

Armenia's Leading Mobile operator reinforces market leadership with Redknee TORONTO, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, today at Billing & OSS World Expo has announced the successful launch of its data charging and policy solution, NGRC, at VivaCell-MTS in Armenia. The successful launch and rapid uptake of subscribers to its new mobile broadband...

2010-05-26 05:59:00

AMSTERDAM and NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), a leading international provider of telecommunications services, today announces its pro forma operating and financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. This earnings release contains pro forma information* for VimpelCom and the financial and operating results of each of Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("OJSC VimpelCom") and Closed Joint Stock...


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2012-06-14 08:59:22

Symbol: TEAR60 Group: Lichen Family: Bacidiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   LEAR23 Lecidea armeniaca (DC.) Fr. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Bacidiaceae Genus   Tephromela M. Choisy – tephromela lichen Species   Tephromela armeniaca (DC.) Hertel &...

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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