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2010-05-11 07:06:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fellowship in Prayer, a multi-faith Princeton-based nonprofit focused on 'prayer for peace', is marking its 60th Anniversary by hosting a conference, June 24-27, 2010 on the campus of Princeton University. PRAYER: An Answer for the 21st Century offers a unique opportunity to join others in identifying and claiming the values and practices within and across faith traditions that are foundational for peace, justice and global sustainability....

2009-10-01 08:15:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Exploration Corp., a Nevada company ("the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: AEXP; EQO-Frankfurt), has accepted the appointment of Herb Dhaliwal to the Board Of Directors. Beginning in 1997, Herb Dhaliwal became a Federal cabinet minister appointed by Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien. He successively held the portfolios of National Revenue, Fisheries & Oceans and Natural Resources in Ottawa, Canada until 2004. During his...

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2009-06-15 07:37:19

Jodhaa Akbar was named best picture at the seven-hour-long International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony in Macau, China. The movie about a Mughal king's love for a Hindu princess picked up a total of six prizes, including the best actor honor for Hrithik Roshan and the best director gong for Ashutosh Gowariker. The film also took the awards for best song lyrics, best music direction and best male playback singer, the BBC said. Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra won the best actress title...

2009-04-30 10:35:17

The New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement that will keep the NFL team in Louisiana through 2025 and create a sports development district. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who appeared at a news conference Thursday with Saints owner Tom Benson, said the agreement would save the state $280 million in payments to the team over 17 years. The deal involves an $85 million updating of the Superdome, which would be paid for by the state. Benson would buy a nearby vacant office building and the...

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2009-04-03 15:10:24

Slumdog Millionaire co-star Anil Kapoor has signed on for a role on the U.S. television drama 24. The Indian actor played the game-show host in Millionaire, which won the Oscar for best picture this year. The Hollywood Reporter said the Bollywood star is set to join the cast as a Middle Eastern leader who comes to the United States on a peacekeeping mission in the upcoming eighth season of 24. Kapoor has acted in more than 100 movies in India.

2009-03-30 07:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- How does it feel returning back to your country after 25 years in search for answers? Ayesha Khan tells a story about a young man, Armaghan, who returns to Pakistan after 25 years to search out his Sufi master. The musical album is produced by Pakistan's finest nationally acclaimed artist and producer, Ali Sher. The CD soundtrack came out on March 27, 2009 from 2 Republic Music Group. During Armaghan's journey through the alluring yet dangerous city of...

2009-02-26 13:02:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors today sent the following letter to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in reaction to his remarks made at the White House questioning the economic impact of the arts on the national economy: America's Mayors are extremely disappointed by your recent statements questioning the economic impact of the arts to our national, state and local economies. We are also highly concerned by your repeated attacks of the American Recovery and...

2009-02-16 23:09:32

A professional organization of scientists says it will not to hold its convention in New Orleans because of concern over Louisiana law on science education. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology -- which has more than 2,300 members -- notified Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal it will meet in Salt Lake City in 2011, bypassing New Orleans partly because of the 2007 Science Education Act, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported Monday. SICB President Richard A. Satterlie of the...

2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York. Mewa Singh, a young Sikh man, enraged by the injustice and duplicity he and his countrymen were subjected to, assassinated at point blank range William Charles Hopkinson. Hopinkson was the principal conspirator against the...

2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta with Akshay Kumar announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York. Mewa Singh, a young Sikh man, enraged by the injustice and duplicity he and his countrymen were subjected to, assassinated at point blank range William Charles Hopkinson. Hopinkson was the principal...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.