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2010-04-21 10:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Syed Mustafa Kamal, Mayor of Karachi, will talk about how his Administration has analyzed the challenges that Karachi faces, how his team developed a Strategic Plan and a vision for Karachi and how he led the city to compete in the global arena at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference, at 3:00 PM on Monday, May 3 in Lisagor Room, the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2009-11-18 12:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Soda Ash - A World Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164422/Soda-Ash---A-World-Market-Review.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Growth in the soda ash industry continues to be influenced by three key factors - economy, prices, and supply and demand scenario of chemicals. Soda ash consumption can be considered a...

2008-08-07 15:00:36

Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that it will hold the premiere of its film, "Streets of Karachi," an 85-minute, Urdu language drama illustrating the culture of Karachi on Saturday, August 16th in Palo Alto, California. The film was completed earlier this year and edited this summer. It captures what Karachi is like today and shows how the citizens of Karachi, including...

2008-07-28 12:00:34

By Kim Horner, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 27--The Dallas Housing Authority soon will begin accepting applications for court-ordered rental assistance available to black residents who want to live in predominantly white neighborhoods. The DHA is required to offer the vouchers only to blacks as part of a court settlement to address past discrimination. And the agency could not find enough takers on its general waiting list for rent assistance, which includes 8,000 applicants of all...

2008-07-08 15:00:33

Precept Productions, an entertainment and media production firm focused on developing entertainment content for television and film, announced today that Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director, has completed the film "Streets of Karachi," a contemporary drama illustrating the culture and contrasts on the streets of this mega-city of 16 million people. A USA premiere is planned for later this summer. "Our goal is to promote filmmaking in Southeast Asia and Pakistan, in particular," said Jawad...

2006-04-11 10:13:26

KARACHI (Reuters) - At least 21 people were killed in a blast at a city park in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Tuesday where Sunni Muslim worshippers had gathered to celebrate the birth aniversary of Prophet Mohammad. Officials at Karachi's Civil Hospital said they had received 21 bodies, but television channels reported another hospital in the southern Pakistani city had received more.

2006-04-11 09:39:38

KARACHI (Reuters) - An explosion shook a park in the Pakistan port city of Karachi on Tuesday where Muslim worshippers had gathered to celebrate the anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's birthday, police said. The cause of the blast and number of casualities was not immediately known.

2005-11-15 02:00:47

KARACHI (Reuters) - Two people were killed by a car bomb outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, police said, revising down earlier estimates of the death toll. Several of the around 15 people wounded were in a critical condition, and some suffered severe burns, hospital doctors and police said. "We have two confirmed deaths. Initially there were reports that four to six people were killed in the blast but luckily only two people were...

2005-11-15 01:59:39

KARACHI (Reuters) - Two people were killed by a car bomb outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, police said, revising down earlier estimates of the death toll. Several of the around 15 people wounded were in a critical condition, and some suffered severe burns, hospital doctors and police said. "We have two confirmed deaths. Initially there were reports that four to six people were killed in the blast but luckily only two people were...

2005-11-14 23:14:16

KARACHI (Reuters) - A blast in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least two people on Tuesday, police said. The explosion occurred at an office block housing several oil and gas companies. A Reuters witness said police and troops were at the scene, and he saw wounded being carried out of the burning building.


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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