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Newly-released satellite data brings the deadly earthquake that hit Nepal into sharp focus: The city of Kathmandu actually rose three feet after the seismic event.
USANA True Health Foundation Sends Food and Medical Kits to Victims of Massive Quake SALT LAKE CITY, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions are in need of critical aid after a 7.8-magnitude
With a 50-person Nepalese team, ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) is responding to the significant surgical needs of the Nepal Earthquake victims. SUNNYVALE, Calif., April
AskTheDoctor.com is helping those in need of medical advice connect with physicians immediately via the Internet San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 29,
Scale of devastation still being uncovered WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is committing an initial million dollars to the Nepal relief
BEIJING, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HNA Group has decided to donate 1 million dollars to earthquake-stricken Nepal via Hainan Liberation Commonweal Foundation to help with rescue work and
ORLANDO, Fla., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to ease concerns as customers reach out to friends and family members in Nepal, Bright House Networks announced its commitment to make
TOKYO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal on April 25, leaving a path of widespread destruction stretching from the capital of Kathmandu to regions
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal, travelers with upcoming trips to the destination may be rethinking their plans.
NEW YORK, Apr.
The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....
Symbol: PHNE11 Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Synonyms: PHNE12 Phaeophyscia nepalensis (Poelt) D.D. Awasthi PHNE13 Physcia nepalensis Poelt Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Lecanorales Family Physciaceae Genus Physciella Essl. – physciella...
The Himalayan Quail, (Ophrysia superciliosa), is feared extinct as it was last verified in 1876. By 1904, this quail was considered very scarce, and to add to its scarecity, only two locations (northwest India and the western Himilayas) of the species are known. Even with numerous searches, their survival can not be counted out since they may be hard to spot. This medium-sized quail belongs to the pheasant family. Unconfirmed records have been noted from 1952 up to 2003. There is a...
The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...
The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as the Impeyan Monal or Impeyan Pheasant, is a species of bird found in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is native to eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas including Kashmir region of Northern Pakistan, parts of India, Nepal, southern Tibet and Bhutan. There may be an occurrence in Burma as well. Its habitat is upper temperate oak-conifer forests scattered with open grassy slopes, cliffs and alpine meadows. Their normal elevation...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).