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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.

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.

2011-02-11 00:00:47

Hosted by the Chopra Foundation and moderated by Deepak Chopra, M.D.

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 for...

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.

2010-09-25 00:33:32

Pakistan is facing tremendous water issues.

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.

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.

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.


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.