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2013-10-24 04:20:18

DUBAI, UAE, October 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 100 kart drivers in action on double header weekend - Total of 38 races for UAE Rotax Max Challenge and SWS Sprints over the two days (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/613221 ) Dubai Kartdrome is braced for an action packed weekend, with over 100 drivers on duty over the two days (Friday and Saturday, 25 and 26 October) of racing featuring the UAE Rotax Max...

2013-10-21 23:00:20

EarthCam CEO and Founder, Brian Cury, will bring his 17 years of knowledge and construction industry expertise to the Middle East for a special series of educational presentations. New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 EarthCam CEO and Founder, Brian Cury, will bring his 17 years of knowledge and construction industry expertise to the Middle East for a special series of educational presentations. EarthCam, the leader in providing construction camera technology and services, is a key sponsor...

2013-10-19 23:03:38

Krabi Riviera Co Ltd, a leading provider of luxury holiday villas in Southern Thailand, is delighted to promote an exciting event that will take place in Krabi later this month. For the first time in the competition’s history, the Cliff Diving World Series will be holding a number of events on Krabi’s striking coastal cliffs. (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 The Cliff Diving World Series, which was established in 2009, now attracts some of the world’s best divers to participate in its...

2013-10-03 16:25:01

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Library of Congress (LOC) to provide Information Technology (IT) services for the end user community throughout the LOC, to include library-wide staff, members of Congress, and LOC patrons. This single award contract was competed in the full and open market by LOC and was awarded to INDUS...

2013-10-03 12:21:06

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomes enhancement of the U.S.-Japan security relationship. The deepening of military ties, announced during a visit to Tokyo by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, comes amidst growing threats from nuclear-armed North Korea and friction on territorial matters with China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "America's longstanding commitment to Japan's security is...

2013-10-02 08:23:27

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth LLP announced today the opening of Andrews Kurth (Middle East) JLT in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This new office will extend the firm's reach in the Middle East and allow the firm to better serve clients worldwide. The UAE is the principal hub for international energy transactions (and particularly oil and gas work) in the Middle East and North Africa, and increasingly for East Africa, India and the Caspian....

2013-09-19 12:22:03

LITTLETON, Colo., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX: URE, NYSE MKT: URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") has received an "Order Upholding Agency Action" from the U.S. District Court for Wyoming (the "Order") which upholds the BLM's Record of Decision authorizing the Company's Lost Creek Project in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/LA67628LOGO) On September 18, 2013, the U.S. District Court for Wyoming denied all relief...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Period Mansion On Mt. Zion
2013-09-18 09:14:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When archaeologists are excavating sites in a long-inhabited urban area like Jerusalem, they are accustomed to noting complexities such as how various occupying civilizations layer over one another during the site's continuous use over millennia. However, when an area has been abandoned for intermittent periods, the finds in those areas might be paradoxically even richer as some layers have been buried and remain undisturbed by...

2013-09-17 16:26:21

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Library of Congress (LOC) to provide Information Technology (IT) services for the end user community throughout the LOC, to include library-wide staff, members of Congress, and LOC patrons. This single award contract was competed in the full and open market by LOC and was...

2013-09-08 00:20:28

AJMAN, UAE, September 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised in association with UAE Ministry of Education and Ajman Municipality to raise environmental awareness Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality, and in association with UAE Ministry of Education, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman will organise a not-for-profit art competition aimed at raising environmental awareness among...


Latest Geography of Asia Reference Libraries

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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2010-02-02 15:44:27

Lufengosaurus, meaning "Lufeng lizard", is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Early and Middle Jurassic Period of what is now southwestern China. It was named by C. C. Young in 1941. The type species, L. huenei, was discovered in the Lower Lufeng Formation of the Yunnan Province in China. Young described and named a second species a few years later. This is one of the few prosauropod dinosaurs to survive from the Early Jurassic into the Middle Jurassic eras. Lufengosaurus was about 20...

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