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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.

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.

2009-11-10 17:39:00

MUMBAI, India, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan felicitated Doshion Limited with the 2009 Brand Development Strategy Leadership Award in the Indian Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market.

2009-10-13 10:46:00

GENEVA, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the Human Rights Council of the United Nations meeting finished with several new decisions taking place regarding problems in Palestine and Sudan.

2009-05-26 05:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bergamo Acquisition Corp. (Pink Sheets: BGMO) today announced that agreement on all terms with its lender to finance energy projects for Pakistan has been completed. The value of all projects is $1.5 Billion USD.

2009-03-21 10:00:00

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 23rd, 2009, humanitarian Greg Mortenson receives Pakistan's highest civil award, Sitara-e-Pakistan ("Star of Pakistan") for his sixteen-year effort to promote peace through rural girls' education and literacy, in an official ceremony in Islamabad. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090321/DC87068) Only three foreigners have received Pakistan's Sitara award. "This is a great honor and humbling," says Greg...

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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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).