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2014-02-26 12:23:16

LONDON, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, launched its worldwide project "Made in ..." in Delhi on 10 February 2014, the beginning of a two-year journey to the 'four corners' of the earth to research the handmade and how to ensure its survival in the future. BE OPEN will look at how craft can adapt itself to the new opportunities offered by our highly demanding, global marketplace, how small-scale producers can retain their...

2012-10-04 13:34:55

Information breach may be drastically reduced as a result of a technology breakthrough Move over money, a new currency is helping make the world go round. As increasing volumes of data become accessible, transferable and, therefore, actionable, information is the treasure companies want to amass. To protect this wealth, organizations use cryptography, or coded messages, to secure information from "technology robbers." This group of hackers and malware creators increasingly is becoming more...

2009-03-30 07:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- How does it feel returning back to your country after 25 years in search for answers? Ayesha Khan tells a story about a young man, Armaghan, who returns to Pakistan after 25 years to search out his Sufi master. The musical album is produced by Pakistan's finest nationally acclaimed artist and producer, Ali Sher. The CD soundtrack came out on March 27, 2009 from 2 Republic Music Group. During Armaghan's journey through the alluring yet dangerous city of...

2008-11-21 11:45:17

Insurance companies buying banks to qualify for a share of the $700 billion U.S. bailout program have no guarantee the strategy will work, the Treasury said. Neel Kashkari, interim assistant secretary of the Treasury for Financial Stability, said last week he didn't want companies to play their way into the system, but major life insurance companies have said they were looking banks to buy, anyway, The Washington Post reported Friday. Aegon, parent of insurer Transamerica, said in a Web site...

2008-10-29 12:00:22

Neel Kashkari, the Treasury Dept. official recently announced as heading up the Office of Financial Stability including the Troubled Asset Relief Program, will join other policy and decision makers from government, institutional and corporate levels at the ninth annual Wharton Finance Conference on Nov. 7, 2008. The conference, organized by students of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York City. The...

2008-10-07 06:00:24

By Theresa Howard He's now the $700 billion man. On Tuesday Neel Kashkari, 35, an assistant secretary of the Treasury, was named interim head of the Office of Financial Stability by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. The office will run the $700 billion financial bailout program signed into law Friday. The former Goldman Sachs vice president came to Washington in 2006 to be a senior adviser to Paulson, the Goldman CEO who had been named Treasury secretary. But Kashkari's...

2008-08-20 18:00:51

By CAROLINE INNES A MERSEYSIDE doctor was suspended just weeks before hewas due to retire. Dr Javaid Iqbal, of the Halewood Health Centre, was barred from practising on July 24 by the General Medical Council (GMC). He was due to retire on September 1 after 43 years' service within the NHS. The GMC today confirmed Dr Iqbal, of Woolton, was suspended pending an investigation into complaints against him. Details of the allegations and who made them have not been revealed. But a...

2008-08-03 21:00:12

By Gieson Cacho The 36-year-old actress has been nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for the show "Samantha Who?", in which she plays a woman who wakes from a coma with no memory of who she is. The show, which premiered last October, marked a return to series television for Applegate, who helped establish the Fox network in 1987 as ditzy teenager Kelly Bundy on "Married ... With Children." The raunchy comedy ran 11 seasons and has been airing in syndication since. "I'm really...

2008-06-24 09:02:24

World News IN BRIEF *LAHORE A Pakistani court disqualified the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, left, from contesting a by-election for the National Assembly on Thursday. His spokesman said the decision was "based on a conspiracy". Mr Sharif was barred from running in the general election in February because he had been convicted for the 1999 hijacking of a plane carrying the then army chief Pervez Musharraf. The hijack triggered the military coup in which Mr Sharif was ousted and Mr...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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