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Mud Volcano Island Rises From Sea After Pakistani Earthquake
2013-09-26 14:22:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A powerful earthquake that struck the southwestern province of Baluchistan, Pakistan Tuesday afternoon, killing hundreds of people, has given rise to a new island off the coast of the country's Gwadar Port. The island, which rises to more than 60 feet above sea level, received its first visits yesterday from local residents wanting to explore the small muddy, rocky landmass. As locals surveyed the new islet, it became evident that...

2008-08-11 06:00:43

Text of report headlined "Pakistan inks pact with Iran to import 1000MW electricity" published by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 11 August Islamabad: Pakistan signed an agreement with Iran to import 1,000 megawatts of electricity to overcome the power shortage in the country and Iran would finance the project's completion, a senior official in the Water and Power Ministry told Daily Times on Sunday. He said that the agreement was inked after negotiations during the 17th...

2008-07-22 12:01:02

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Islamabad, 22 July: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani said on Tuesday [22 July] Pakistan offers best investment opportunities to foreign investors, especially in the energy sector, adding the government would fully facilitate initiatives for setting up oil refineries in the country. He was talking to Fazal Rahim, president, International Oil Company (IOC) of USA at the Prime Minister's House. The prime...

2006-02-20 01:32:38

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Monday expressed his nation's regret over the murder of three Chinese engineers in Pakistan and said his country was committed to strong relations with Beijing. The February 15 attack west of Karachi was by a handful of terrorists who "do not want Pakistan to develop and also do not want Pakistan and China relations to develop," Musharraf said. He told Wu Bangguo, the chairman of China's National People's...

2006-02-16 03:17:09

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - Chinese workers in Pakistan were being asked on Thursday to decide whether to stay or go home after the slaying of three countrymen in a drive-by shooting a day earlier, a Chinese diplomat said. China's President Hu Jintao earlier urged Pakistan to track down the gunmen and ensure the safety of an estimated 1,000 Chinese workers in the country. "Informed about the murder Wednesday evening, Hu Jintao ordered (the) Chinese Foreign Ministry, embassy...

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  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.