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2009-10-26 13:44:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Postal Services Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155842/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Postal-Services-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global outlook series on Postal Services provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings....

2009-10-22 13:58:49

A Kansas State University geologist and graduate student are finding that the most important tools in their fieldwork on groundwater arsenic pollution are women and children armed with pamphlets and testing kits. "When going into a foreign land, you need the common people's help, support and understanding of the work you are doing," said Saugata Datta, a K-State assistant professor of geology. Datta's research examines arsenic levels in the groundwater in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India. In...

2009-10-13 17:09:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Foley Hoag LLP has been retained by the government of Bangladesh in two just-filed arbitration actions against the neighboring states of Myanmar (Burma) and India over maritime borders in the resource-rich Bay of Bengal. The actions by Bangladesh were brought under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to which all three countries are signatories. The Convention provides for compulsory arbitration to resolve maritime boundary...

2009-09-23 19:15:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Session on Northern Ireland, moderated by President Clinton, featured Peter Robinson, first minister from Northern Ireland Executive; Martin McGuinness, deputy First Minister, Northern Ireland Executive; Declan Kelly, economic envoy to Northern Ireland, U.S. Department of State; Shaun Woodward, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; and Micheal Martin, Minster of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Ireland. (Photo:...

2009-09-23 08:57:19

Ninety per cent of older persons in rural Bangladesh displayed either overt or risk for malnutrition in a collaborative study presented in a dissertation by Tamanna Ferdous from Uppsala University Sept 22, 2009. The results, which are part of a larger international study, challenge the Millenium Development Goals. - To reach the goals outlined by United Nations in the Millenium Development Goals, e.g. to reduce malnutrition by half by 2015, these are important findings to consider in order to...

2009-09-21 05:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bold and transformative public works in Medellin, Colombia that revitalized the poorest areas of the city; the reclamation of traditional craftsmanship with a modern twist in rural Bangladesh; and a vibrant global grassroots movement committed to carbon-neutral living, are this year's finalists for the Curry Stone Design Prize. The winning design initiative will be announced Sept. 24, 2009. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090921/NY78610 )...

2009-09-16 12:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mi3 Inc. announces new business outsourcing opportunities for Bangladesh. In a unprecedented event, Mi3 invited high profile government and business leaders from Bangladesh to speak to an audience of CIOs at CIO Summit 2009. In attendance were the Commerce Minister: Honorable Faruk Khan, the IT Advisor to Honorable Prime Minister: Mr. Sajeeb Wazed Joy, and the FBCCI President: Mr. Annisul Huq, and the Commercial Counselor at the Bangladesh Embassy,...

2009-09-11 09:56:00

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - HTDS www.htdsmedical.com The company is pleased to announce that its China based operating subsidiary Mellow Hope www.mellowhope.com has successfully completed and delivered on its tender for Mevac-A for the country of Bangladesh. In developing countries, over 11 million children aged less than five years die each year, and nearly three quarters of these deaths result from infectious diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates...

2009-09-10 13:35:23

A new study in Bangladesh suggests tigecycline -- the first member of a new class of antibiotics -- might be effective against multi-drug-resistant malaria. Researchers said tigecycline shows significant anti-malarial activity on its own and can be administered in combination with traditional anti-malarial drugs. The increasing drug resistance of Plasmodium falciparum, one of the parasites that cause malaria, has resulted in the search for new anti-malarial therapies. The scientists said...

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2009-08-20 11:15:00

Urban workers could suffer most from climate change as the cost of food drives them into poverty, according to a new study that quantifies the effects of climate on the world's poor populations.A team led by Purdue University researchers examined the potential economic influence of adverse climate events, such as heat waves, drought and heavy rains, on those in 16 developing countries. Urban workers in Bangladesh, Mexico and Zambia were found to be the most at risk."Extreme weather affects...


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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-12-18 15:03:44

The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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2007-06-25 08:41:41

The Chital Deer, Axis axis, is a species of deer that is commonly found in the wooded regions of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and most of India. It is the most common species of deer in Indian forests. Other common names given to this species are the Spotted Deer, and the Axis Deer. Its coat is reddish fawn, marked with white spots, and it's under parts are white. Its antlers, which it sheds annually, are usually three-pronged and curve in a lyre shape and may extend to 30 inches. Chital...

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2007-01-23 15:37:33

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a freshwater species, the Mugger crocodile is found in lakes, rivers and marshes. Muggers prefer slow-moving, shallower bodies of water rather than, fast-flowing, deep areas. The Mugger Crocodile is also known to thrive in man-made reservoirs and...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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