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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:...

2010-09-25 00:33:32

Pakistan is facing tremendous water issues. This summer's flooding has left millions of people without homes and without access to clean drinking water. But water issues - both quantity and quality - are not new to this strategically important country. Waterborne diseases account for 30 percent of all deaths in Pakistan, and kill some 250,000 children each year. Per capita water availability in Pakistan is less than one-ninth of what it is in the U.S. And what's more, researchers say if...

2010-08-31 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the flooding in Pakistan began one month ago, more than 20 million people throughout the country have been affected. In an effort to help raise funds for relief, recovery and reconstruction efforts, the U.S. Government--through the Department of State -- created the Pakistan Relief Fund (the Fund). In television and radio PSAs released by the Ad Council today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton encourages all Americans to donate to the Fund, which...

2010-05-25 06:50:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In author Dr. Niaz Ahmed Khan's first book published in 2006 and available in major online bookstores, Islamic Economic Revolution of the Century, he predicted and made astounding analysis about the U.S. economy. Because of his shocking scrutiny, he knows his work will greatly impact economic groups and institutions, so he has offered a one million dollar prize to anyone who questions and can prove his theory wrong. To date, none has...

2010-05-11 12:33:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepak Chopra, a world-renowned authority in the field of spirituality, well-being and mind-body medicine, is set to launch his signature MYMAG magazine to provide -- through personal writings, photographs and correspondence from numerous celebrity friends -- a revealing glimpse into his life, insights and inspirations. The limited-edition MYMAG (www.mymag.com), Chopra's first magazine, is available immediately for pre-order via MYMAG.com; proceeds from...

2010-04-28 10:41:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbinger Capital Partners today announces a partnership with telecommunications visionary Sanjiv Ahuja and announces his selection as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its new nationwide 4G-LTE wireless broadband company. The new company, in addition to controlling access to 13 Mhz of terrestrial spectrum, has a controlling interest in SkyTerra Communications, Inc., an L Band (MSS) company. The new company will build the first LTE network to...


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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