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2009-11-05 06:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) and Tycoon Systems announce the successful conclusion of "Mousetrap 2009" - a global business strategy competition held each year during the run-up to IIMA's "Confluence" summit.

2008-07-05 12:00:19

By PAUL WEIDEMAN Natural selections What a treat that W.W. Norton has offered an English translation of Inspired by Nature: Plants: The Building/Botany Connection (even if the title is rampantly punctuational).

2005-10-12 15:41:45

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is looking at everything from cruise ships to nearby islands in its search for affordable temporary quarters while it renovates its Manhattan home, the project's director said on Wednesday. "We'll go anywhere if we can afford it.

2005-08-12 15:48:25

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A California man was ordered on Friday to undergo a psychiatric examination after trying to enter a parking garage near U.N. headquarters with two firearms and a five-gallon can of gasoline in his car.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.