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2012-02-15 08:00:00

The Chopra Foundation is pleased to announce the schedule of events planned for the opening day of the three-day Sages and Scientists Symposium in Carlsbad, California March 3-5. (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 The world is in for a shake up as a historic lineup of distinguished scientists, leaders, and humanitarians make plans to gather next month to address the most important scientific, social, and spiritual questions of our time at the Chopra Foundation´s Third Annual Sages and...

2011-12-22 10:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajay Chopra, a Manhattan-based architect and founder of Echo Design+Architecture, also holds the title of Mayor -- but you won't find him at City Hall. Chopra holds the honorary title of Mayor of Architectural Design for social networking company foursquare. In October, the creators of the popular check-in platform appointed the architect to create a real-world work environment for its flagship offices. The company's new headquarters will occupy office...

2011-10-11 11:17:00

BRUSSELS, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nepalese paint bleak picture of economic and political conditions in their country -- high hopes placed in the benefits of stronger regional cooperation The countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) are of great strategic interest to Europe, both from a security perspective as well as from an economic point of view. Tensions between India and Pakistan recently...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Desi Alternative Music will host its 2nd Annual South Asian Music Festival over two nights of scintillating live original music featuring South Asian bands and solo artists from across the United States. Expanding to multiple venues this year, music will range from rock to folk to even jazz and country! New York, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 The 2nd Annual South Asian Music Festival hosted by Desi Alternative Music will be held over two nights of scintillating live music in pulsating New...

2011-07-01 00:19:40

Travelomy is a simpler way to plan your travel. Leveraging the latest social and location technologies, Travelomy puts together rich travel content that provides relevant & practical information to a traveler like never before. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Bangalore based consumer web products startup Ciafo has launched Travelomy, the travel and tourism guide for South Asia that leverages web 2.0 technologies to provide complete travel information to a traveler. Covering 5...

2011-06-23 00:00:30

The intelligent social network poll reveals less than 14-percent of respondents support giving continued aid to Pakistan Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Wordspreadz, the social network for intelligent discussion has released the results of its most recent poll. The poll, conducted among the globally dispersed users of the Wordspreadz platform, asked people to respond to the statement, "Pakistan wants $1.6 billion from the U.S. in 2012 for security-related aid." While13% of Wordspreadz...

2011-04-20 10:20:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A10 Networks(TM), the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced that A10 Networks Japan CEO, Hayato Koeda, has assumed the additional position of Vice President of South Asia. Within the last 12 months, the company's sales in Japan have tripled as a result of gaining market share for its flagship AX Series Application Delivery Controllers and several strategic wins for its IPv6 migration solutions. For the calendar first...

2011-02-11 00:00:47

Hosted by the Chopra Foundation and moderated by Deepak Chopra, M.D. "“ founder of the Chopra Foundation and co-founder of Chopra Center for Wellbeing "“ this meeting of the minds will bring together the world's foremost experts and leaders in the areas of science, business, art, economics, spirituality, health care, conflict resolution, ecological sustainability, humanitarian support, and social media. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 This February 25"“27 the...

2011-01-11 10:25:00

BRUSSELS, January 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- European Organization of Pakistani Minorities (EOPM) expresses its condolences to the family and followers of Mr Salman Taseer, Governor of the Punjab Province in Pakistan, following his cold-blooded and brutal assassination for standing up against extremist forces trying to disrupt the democratic fabric of Pakistan and for his efforts to secure a presidential pardon for AsiyaBibi, a poor Christian woman condemned to death by a Pakistani court...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center hosts the 2nd International Muslim Artists Exhibition 2010 (IMAE2010) from November 26 - December 31, 2010 in conjunction with the 4th Annual New Orleans Middle East Film Festival. The opening reception is on November 26th at 6:00 P.M. The reception is free and open to the public. The IMAE2010 features contemporary artwork created by 19 contemporary Muslim artists representing 5 countries:...


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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