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2008-10-09 06:00:35

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from Khorasan on 8 October The president [Mahmud Ahmadinezhad] will visit Khorasan-Razavi Province on Friday 19 Mehr [10 October] to open a number of important energy and industrial projects there. [Ahmadinezhad and his cabinet ministers are currently in North-Khorasan Province on a provincial visit. They arrived in the province on 8 October] [Khorasan-Razavi Governor-General Mohammadizadeh; identified by caption - recording] A number of...

2008-10-08 09:00:26

In a running caption at 1215 gmt, Iranian North-Khorasan TV reported the opening of the following technical projects by Khorasan- Razavi Radio and TV Organization in that province on 8 October 2008: 1. Koran TV 2. Four TV channels in the village of Zabarjan 3. Cable TV showing six channels in the village of Zusalehabad 4. Increasing the power of News Network TV, IRINN, from 200 watts to 2,000 watts Originally published by Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Khorasan Provincial...

2008-09-10 12:00:30

Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance will be holding a cultural festival simultaneously in 30 Iranian provinces of the country from 31 October to 10 November, Khuzestan provincial TV said in a minute-long trailer on 10 September. Khuzestan TV said the cultural festival was being held to coincide with the birthday anniversary of Imam Reza whose shrine is in the northeastern province of Khorasan. Khuzestan TV gave the website of the International Artistic and Cultural Festival...

2008-09-08 09:00:36

Text of report by Iranian official government news agency IRNA Bojnurd: Mines and industries deputy minister for economic and international affairs has said: Despite certain limitations, the volume of foreign investments in the country [Iran] has had a growth of 900 per cent during the three years of the ninth government's time. On Monday [8 September] regarding two industrial projects in North Khorasan, Ali Asghar Ramzi said: Foreign investment in the country has exceeded 19bn dollars...

2008-08-17 15:00:15

The southern Iranian province of Khuzestan has allocated fifty mobile and stationary tankers to satisfy the water requirement of nomadic communities in the town Shustar. The Fars news agency quotes the head of the Shustar department of nomadic affairs, Mohammad Ali Yusefi, as saying that the action was taken in response to numerous problems that nomads in the area had in meeting their requirements for potable water. This is part of a comprehensive drought assistance package that includes...

2008-08-03 18:00:15

Text of report by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 3 August: A 16-member gang involved in economic corruption in the mines sector in Ardabil Province were identified by the unknown soldiers of the hidden imam [reference to the twelfth Shi'i imam] at the intelligence headquarters of the province and were arrested in collaboration between the judicial authorities of the province and the Ministry of Mines and Industry. According to a report by Mehr correspondent citing the...

2008-07-03 15:00:36

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Ardabil Province, 3 July: The member of the Islamic Consultative Assembly [Iranian parliament] from Germi has said that oil exploration in Moghan District will have a deep effect on the development of the [Germi] district economy. On the sidelines of the Croatian ambassador's visit to Moghan's oil-rich areas this morning, Vali Esma'ili said that the project to study oil exploration will be implemented by a...

2008-07-03 12:00:49

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website This morning the Croatian ambassador to Iran and the provincial governor-general visited oil fields in Moghan District [Ardabil Province]. According to a Fars report from Ardabil, the managing director of the oil exploration [department] of the Oil Ministry was accompanying them. [Croatian ambassador] Prohic Esad and Drago Bolt [as published], the owner of the INA company, visited two oil blocks in Moghan...

2008-06-25 09:03:19

Text of report by Iranian official government news agency IRNA Ardabil, 24 June: The governor-general of Ardabil Province said: The government will invest 141.8m dollars in oil exploration and development projects in Dasht-e Moghan. On Tuesday [24 June] Ali Nikzad reported: This amount will be invested during the first phase of development in the Moghan oil field. He said: 40.3m dollars, of this amount, has been allocated to the exploration stage, including collecting, processing and...

2008-06-24 06:02:56

Text of report by Iranian official government news agency IRNA Ardabil, 23 June: The governor-general of Ardabil Province has announced that oil exploration will begin in a field in Moghan District in the near future. In an interview with reporters on Monday [23 June] Ali Nikzad said: The winner of the tender for the exploration of Moghan is a Croatian company, and officials of that company will visit Ardabil to investigate ways of starting work. He stressed: The Moghan oil exploration...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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