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2008-08-14 12:00:49

Text of report by Tajik newspaper Nigoh on 7 August Since late last week, the price of fuel products has increased in the regions of the country [Tajikistan]. The price of one litre of petrol stood at 3.7-3.8 somoni [one somoni is about 3.4 somoni] and that of diesel oil was 3.8-3.9 somoni in some regions. According to information from the [Tajik] Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the cause of the increase in the price of fuel is a rise in its price in the world market. A...

2008-06-28 12:02:22

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has said his country is ready to provide drinking water from its lake to people in Central Asia. In his speech at a Tajik-hosted international conference on reduction of the danger of water-related natural disasters on 27 June, President Rahmon also blamed a drought in Central Asia for lack of some foodstuffs in the country. The Tajik president also said that his country would not implement hydro-energy projects to the detriment of its neighbours. The following...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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