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2011-06-13 12:19:00

VIENNA, Va., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Richard McKay to the position of Director, Health Informatics and Technology. In this role, McKay will report directly to Justin Brown, INDUS' Vice President of Civilian Agency Programs, and will spearhead INDUS' growing support of the nation's health research and health care programs at DHHS. McKay brings...

2011-05-27 10:03:00

VIENNA, Va., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced several recent additions to strengthen the Corporate Business Development and Growth organization to better serve its Federal customers. Terry Fitzpatrick Mr. Terry Fitzpatrick has been appointed as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Growth and is responsible for business development, growth, account management, and...

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2011-02-07 14:41:26

Play was a central element of people's lives as far back as 4,000 years ago. This has been revealed by an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which investigates the social significance of the phenomenon of play and games in the Bronze Age Indus Valley in present-day Pakistan. It is not uncommon for archaeologists excavating old settlements to come across play and game-related finds, but within established archaeology these types of finds have often been disregarded....

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2011-01-25 09:49:20

Last summer's disastrous Pakistan floods that killed more than 2,000 people and left more than 20 million injured or homeless were caused by a rogue weather system that wandered hundreds of miles farther west than is normal for such systems, new research shows. Storm systems that bring widespread, long-lasting rain over eastern India and Bangladesh form over the Bay of Bengal, at the east edge of India, said Robert Houze, a University of Washington atmospheric sciences professor. But...

2010-08-09 09:13:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Bernadette Mathews to the position of Vice President, Capture and Proposal Management. In this role, Mathews will provide strategic direction and tactical support in expanding INDUS' presence in the Federal marketplace. Ms. Mathews has a 25 year history of success in growing business in the Federal marketplace. Before joining...

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2010-06-11 06:25:02

A study released Thursday reports that about 60 million people living throughout the Himalayas would suffer food shortages in the coming decades as glaciers shrink and the water sources for crops dry up. However, Dutch scientists said the impact would be much less than previously estimated a few years ago by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  The UN report in 2007 warned that hundreds of millions of people were at risk from disappearing glaciers. Scientists said...

2010-02-04 08:37:00

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Justin Brown to the position of Vice President, Civilian Agency Programs. In this position, Mr. Brown will be responsible for the operations and growth of INDUS' Federal Civilian Agency Operations. "Justin brings to INDUS the proven large business operational and growth know-how that is critical to the success of our strategy as...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal IT services and solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $2 million subcontract to support the Census Address List Appeals Office (CALAO) for the 2010 Decennial Census. CALAO fulfills a legislative requirement that an appeals process be available to those who wish to dispute the Census Bureau's determinations regarding the Census Master Address File (MAF). Under the Local Update of...

2009-10-23 07:40:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation announced today that it has teamed with Copper River Information Technology and Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. to provide classified waste handling and destruction services over a multi-year period for the Department of State's Harry S. Truman headquarters facility and certain other State locations in the Washington, D.C. area. Copper River is an Alaskan Tribal 8(a) Certified entity that provides information technology (IT)...

2009-10-15 13:19:00

INDUS will continue to support the National Severe Storms Laboratory VIENNA, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal IT solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a new, multi-year contract by the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Under the contract, INDUS will continue to provide support services for the management, operation, and maintenance of Information...


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2006-09-01 13:04:41

The Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) and Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins found in India and Pakistan. From the 1970s they had commonly been regarded as separate species. The Ganges River Dolphin is primarily found in River Ganges and its tributaries in India while the Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan Taxonomy Until the 1970s the Indus and Ganges River Dolphins were...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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