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2014-10-22 12:26:26

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Global Media Forum Training Group: Pakistan's Asma Shirazi will receive the 2014 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism on October 23rd, at 6 pm, at the National Press Club in Washington DC. Asma Shirazi, 38, is Pakistan's first female war correspondent and has reported on several recent conflicts including the Israel-Lebanon War in 2006, Taliban violence on the...

2014-10-11 23:03:35

Bruce Riedel describes Pakistan as “one of the most important countries in the world” at Washington DC conference seeking solutions for the country's education crisis. In a speech that can be viewed on a video posted on the Wilson Center website, Mr. Riedel, senior adviser on South Asia and the Middle East to the last four presidents in the staff of the National Security Council, tells the audience that Mr. Obama has put Pakistan "on the back burner." Washington, DC...

2014-10-11 23:03:28

TCF Chairman and founder Mushtaq Chhapra tells audience at Education Reform Conference at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. that the Pakistan-based non-profit is reaching out to help public and private educators. First in series of TCF-hosted conferences seeking concrete solutions to Pakistan's education crisis. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has passed its historic milestone of opening 1,000 schools for...

Malala Yousafzai, Advocate For Girls Education, Speaks At UN
2014-10-11 06:33:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You might remember Malala Yousafzai, known to most simply as Malala, as the young girl targeted by the Taliban two years ago. At 15-years old, she was shot in the head and neck by a Taliban member as she rode home from school because she was outspoken about women’s rights to education in Pakistan. The gunmen failed to silence Malala, and after she recovered from her wounds, she continued to speak out about the importance of...

2014-09-25 23:12:51

Keynote Speech by Former National Security Advisor Bruce Reidel: "Radicalization of Youth and Growth of Extremism." Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:30am to...

2014-09-25 08:29:23

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), one of the world's leading alfalfa seed companies, has entered into a distribution agreement with Maxim International (Private) Limited, one of the largest livestock input companies in Pakistan. Maxim, as S&W's exclusive distributor in Pakistan, will stock and supply S&W's elite alfalfa seed brands in Pakistan. Pakistan represents a significant new opportunity for sales of S&W's high...

2014-09-19 08:25:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of International Cooperation and Development is hosting a UN General Assembly side event in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Monday, September 22, entitled: "Polio Eradication: A Call to Action." The master of ceremonies will be Dr. Richard Besser, chief ABC News Medical Editor; chaired by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal...

2014-09-14 23:02:17

For all Pakistani living abroad, TelephonePakistan.com offers 200% Bonus for airtime sent to Ufone Pakistan mobiles. The offer is active until October 15, 2014. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 For all Pakistani living abroad TelephonePakistan.com offers a 200% Bonus on all Ufone mobile recharges sent directly to Pakistan from any part of the world, no matter the distance. The offer is valid until October 15, 2014. Such airtime services offered by TelephonePakitstan.com work as...

2014-08-21 23:15:12

High school senior, 17, died during record attempt when his plane crashed in the Pacific. He receives the "Star of Excellence," Pakistan's third highest award, after raising more than $1 million to help build schools in urban slums and poor rural areas. Plainfield, Indiana (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Haris Suleman, the teenage pilot who died when his plane crashed while on a round-the-world journey to raise funds for The Citizens Foundation, has been awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz...

2014-08-14 23:03:06

Brain Sentry, from Bethesda, Maryland, USA, Created the Devices to be Used by India and Pakistan Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Elite Football League of India (EFLI) has mandated the use of Brain Sentry helmet-mounted impact sensors for its 2014 Unity Bowl, scheduled to pit players from India and Pakistan on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Hyderabad, India. The Brain Sentry sensors alert when an athlete suffers an unusually rapid – and potentially dangerous – acceleration...


Latest Pakistan Reference Libraries

Himalayan Brown Bear, Ursus arctos isabellinus
2012-05-01 14:05:50

The Himalayan brown bear (Ursus arctos isabellinus) is a subspecies of the brown bear. It is thought that this bear may be an origin of the yeti myth. Other common names for this bear include the Isabelline bear, Himalayan red bear, and Dzu-Teh. The range of this brown bear includes Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, and India. The conservation status of this bear is listed as endangered by the IUCN , and the trade of these animals is prohibited under the Wildlife Protection Act in Pakistan. It is...

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2008-05-12 15:32:28

The Black-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla adamsi), also known as Adams's Snowfinch or Tibetan Snowfinch, is found in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is actually a sparrow rather than a true finch.

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2008-05-12 14:32:21

The Sindh Sparrow (Passer pyrrhonotus), is a sparrow found in Iran, Pakistan and the Kathiawar peninsula. Its habitat is usually tall grass and scrub. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-02-05 14:34:56

The Black-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis), is a member of the Pteroclididae family of birds. The nominate race breeds in Iberia, northwest Africa, the Canary Islands, Turkey Cyprus and Israel. The eastern form of this species is found in Kazakhstan, western China and northern Pakistan. It is a partial migrant, with central Asian birds moving to the Pakistan and northern India in winter. Black-bellied Sandgrouse is 13 to 15.40 inches long. The male has a gray head neck and...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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