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2014-02-05 16:24:39

Series kicks off Thursday, February 13, 2014 with Benedict Cumberbatch At The Standard High Line NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-02-04 23:25:01

MyDisabilityPlans and The Standard offer guaranteed issue individual disability insurance coverage without medical underwriting to Mayo graduating residents and fellows in 2014. St

2013-08-20 23:29:13

Comedy Gives Back welcomes new partners Virgin Produced, Google+ Hangouts, The Standard: Downtown LA, plus top comedic talent to its tent-pole global stand-up event on November 6th, 2013, benefiting

2010-06-14 12:36:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival, and year-round artist development programs and exhibition events, announced today its sponsors for the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com) and is supported by L.A.

2008-10-12 06:00:28

Text of report by Gakuu Mathenge entitled "Chinese takeover" published by Kenyan privately-owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 12 October; subheadings inserted editorially During KANU's [Kenya African National Union] reign, China-Kenya relations were frosty.

2008-10-06 06:00:33

Text of unattributed report entitled "Kibaki to open key energy conference" published by Kenyan privately-owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 6 October The National Energy Conference, to be officially opened by President Mwai Kibaki on Tuesday [7 October], is seen as critical in helping the government chart new ways of dealing with the energy crisis currently gripping the country.

2008-10-05 12:00:19

Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 4 October [Report by Vusumuzi Sifile : "Cloud Over State Varsities"] The crisis at state universities has reached unprecedented levels with all major centres of learning failing to open for the first semester of the 2008/2009 academic year.

2008-09-28 08:20:00

Text of report by Ben Agina and Philip Mwakio entitled "Pirates demand ransom of Sh2.6bn on army tanks" published by Kenyan newspaper The Standard on 28 September The military is yet to make contacts with pirates, even as Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko called an emergency meeting of his National Security Council to discuss means of locating the seized ship.

2008-09-21 15:00:12

Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 20 September [Report by Walter Marwizi: "Deal in Danger as Mbeki is Recalled"] Concern mounted yesterday that the power-sharing agreement, hamstrung by a deadlock over the allocation of cabinet ministries, faced another threat after the African National Congress (ANC) asked the mediator Thabo Mbeki to resign as President of South Africa.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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