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2014-12-09 23:03:01

Awards sponsored by the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) given to factories, individuals who have made exceptional safety improvements Dhaka,

2014-12-01 04:22:53

HYDERABAD, India, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE iConcept Software

2014-11-20 16:20:49

Regional Capacity, Service Investments Coupled with Branding Initiative that Position Leading Logistics Provider for Continued Growth, Accelerated Market Recognition SINGAPORE and

2014-10-08 23:02:07

NameJet in partnership with Desi Networks, LLC is

2014-09-19 23:08:20

In a forum to review progress of the Alliance, Bipartisan Policy Center Co-founder George Mitchell and Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe announced findings indicating that the Alliance has made “significant

2014-09-18 20:21:51

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments

2014-08-31 23:04:04

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a 12-day India Wildlife and Birding Safari from February 13-24, 2015, featuring a blend of India’s natural and cultural

2014-08-29 08:21:52

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International, Inc.

2014-08-06 08:31:18

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today announced second-quarter revenue of $650.0 million, a 3 percent decline over the prior-year period.

2014-07-23 23:22:20

Members recognize one year of progress, challenges in their work to improve factory safety with release of Annual Report Washington, D.C.


Latest South Asia Reference Libraries

Lesser Asiatic Yellow Bat, Scotophilus kuhlii
2013-06-18 12:09:59

The lesser Asiatic yellow bat (Scotophilus kuhlii) is a species of vesper bat that can be found in many areas including Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and the Philippines. It prefers a habitat in primary and secondary forests, both in urban and rural areas of its range. It can be found roosting in many areas including roofs, crevices, temples, and dry tree leaves. It leaves the roost early to consume a main diet of dipterans and hymenopterans and gives birth to one...

Rufous Horseshoe Bat, Rhinolophus rouxii
2012-09-03 06:58:22

The rufous horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus rouxii) can be found in China, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, and Vietnam. Although it occurs in all of these regions, most of its population occurs in South Asia. It can be found roosting in hollow trees or caves and prefers a habitat within evergreen forests. It often inhabits temples or old buildings in South Asia. In South Asia, the rufous horseshoe bat is threatened by cave disturbances caused by tourists, as well as habitat loss caused by...

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