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2010-03-11 12:30:00

CHENGDU, China, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Alternext: TPI), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced it will present at 22nd Annual ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH) OC Growth Stock Conference being held March 15-17, 2010 in Dana Point, California. Presentation details are noted below. Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Time: 10:30 AM PST (Track 3)...

2010-03-03 10:30:00

BEIJING, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Alternext: TPI), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference being held March 7-9 in Beijing, China. Presentation details are noted below. Date: March 9, 2010 Time: 3:40 pm Beijing Time Location: Ballroom IIi, The Regent...

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2010-02-22 10:10:00

Why are there so few black coaches in big-time college football? New research from North Carolina State University shows that it really does come down to who you know, and how well you know them. But the findings go against conventional wisdom, showing that black assistant coaches may be better served by making connections with a diverse group of acquaintances rather than forming a close-knit  circle of friends. "African-American coaches have a more difficult time advancing in their...

2010-02-01 07:25:58

NASA will hold news conferences on Monday, Feb. 1, and Tuesday, Feb. 2, to discuss the fiscal year 2011 budget request and announce bold new developments in the nation's civil space effort. On Monday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Chief Financial Officer Beth Robinson will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2011 budget during a teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST. This is a change from the previously announced 3 p.m. Monday news conference in the James E. Webb Memorial...

2009-11-13 11:43:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joseph M. Demarest, Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the FBI, Alan D. Lebowitz, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (DOL-EBSA), and Patricia J. Haynes, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced that...

2009-10-16 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of a giant recession, at least one person's still hiring--Sean "Diddy" Combs. VH1's "I Want to Work for Diddy" is back for its second season, and Diddy is again on the hunt for the one assistant able to meet his super-high standards. A batch of 11 new hopefuls will be granted the opportunity to battle it out for one of entertainment's toughest jobs. "I Want to Work For Diddy 2" premieres Monday, November 2 at 10 PM ET/PT. After an...

2009-10-01 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Tobacco-Free School Policy Partnership today unveiled its "We're Watching" ad campaign promoting strong enforcement of comprehensive tobacco-free policies by secondary schools and school districts throughout New York State. The multi-media ad campaign specifically calls upon principals, assistant principals and superintendents to "send the right message" to students, many of whom report seeing smoking on school grounds despite existing...

2009-08-12 08:08:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- nodconcept(TM) today announced a major new version of its flagship travel itinerary application, Travel Assistant Pro for iPhone and iPod touch. The new version adds full support for TripIt's new TripIt Pro service and implements a variety of new features available in iPhone OS 3.0. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=MTE1 Travel Assistant Pro 3.0 builds on its...

2009-07-07 21:18:07

The Detroit Pistons are expected to name long-time NBA assistant John Kuester their next head coach, various media reported Tuesday. The reports say Kuester, who has been an assistant for six different NBA teams since 1995, including the Cleveland Cavaliers the past two seasons, is working out terms of a contract with the Pistons. The Pistons reportedly chose Kuester, 54, over former Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson and Doug Collins, a former NBA star who also coached Chicago, Detroit...

2009-06-19 14:42:54

University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith is being sued by a man who was rejected for an assistant's job, the Star Tribune said. Jimmy Williams was a coach at Oklahoma State in 2007 when he quit with one year left on his contract, thinking he would join Smith's staff in Minneapolis, the Minneapolis newspaper reported. It added that in a lawsuit Williams claimed his hiring to a job that would have paid $200,000 per year was rejected by Minnesota Athletic Director Joe Maturi in...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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