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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.

2014-06-28 09:47:39

Nearly 7 million babies in the first month of life (neonates) required treatment for severe bacterial infection in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America in 2012.

2014-06-24 04:21:06

CHENGDU, China, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Xindu North Mall Specialty Products of South Asia Expo, hosted by China Silk Association, China Hotel Supplies Association and Sichuan

2014-05-15 04:21:50

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 06, human rights group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ) will hold a "Sikh Sovereignty March" in Manhattan to mark the 30 year of attack on the Golden


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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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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