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Text of report headlined "Pact signed for power import from CARs" by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 5 August [by Zafar Bhutta] Islamabad: Pakistan will sign a commercial agreement with Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan by November 30 that would enable the initiation of construction work on a 1000-megawatt power import project from the Central Asian Republics (CAR), sources said on Monday [4 August].
BISHKEK. Aug 4 (Interfax) - Three miners have died in south Kyrgyzstan as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, the country's Emergencies Ministry told Interfax on Monday.
Pakistan to import 1,000MW electricity from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan ISLAMABAD, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan will import 1,000 megawatts of electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to provide consumers with cheaper power, the Water and Power Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said Sunday.
Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Bishkek, 4 August: Three miners have died in southern Kyrgyzstan, getting poisoned by carbon monoxide, sources in the Kyrgyz Emergencies Ministry's press service told Interfax today.
Excerpt from report by founded by Uzbekistan's Cabinet of Ministers, Uzbek newspaper Pravda Vostoka on 26 July All water resources of the Central Asian rivers are distributed within "the plan on use of water resources in the Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers' basins ", which is agreed by all countries of the region.
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Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Dzhalal-Abad, 30 July: The press service of the Emergencies Ministry of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that a 23-year-old resident of Nooken District has been taken to the infectious diseases department of the Kochkor-Ata territorial hospital with suspected anthrax.
Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 28 July: So far 34 people have been taken to the infectious disease ward of the territorial hospital in Nooken District of Osh Region [in southern Kyrgyzstan] with suspected anthrax, the Kyrgyz government press service reported today.
Excerpt from report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 25 July: Sixty per cent of trees (or wood) illegally felled in Kyrgyzstan are used for preparing firewood, the head of the department for forest ecosystems under the Kyrgyz state agency for the protection of the environment and forestry, Askat Kysanov, told a news conference in Bishkek today.
Excerpt from report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 25 July: Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov met the head of the World Bank's office in Kyrgyzstan, Roger Robinson, and a sector manager, and an acting regional director of the World Bank in Central Asia, Moto Koichi [name transliterated].
The Taigan, also known as the Kyrgyzskaya Borzaya Taigan, is a breed of domestic sighthound dog that originated in Kyrgyzstan, although it can be found from Central Asia to Northern Africa today. The exact origins of this breed are largely unknown, because the Kyrgyz people who developed the breed were mostly nomadic. The modern form of the Taigan is designated as a mountain breed that is built for working in the Tian Shan mountain range. The Taigan received its first standard in 1964,...
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