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The asset base of Islamic banking industry expanded by 30 percent to Rs477 billion in 2010 from Rs366 billion in 2009, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a account on Tuesday. Their non-performing finances (NPF)
World lists the top 10 industries going the way of the buggy whip. The Wall Street Journal s Real Time Economics provides the full list with Wired Telecommunications at the top, followed by Mills and then Newspaper Publishing. As you would expect,
Every year a small number of bald ibises visit the southeastern province of Sanliurfa. A protection and breeding habitat has been designed in Sanliurfa, and once the number exceeds 200 they will be set free to live in their natural habitat. Within
Andrew Quay Wee Meng, 25, pleaded guilty in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Wednesday to one count of animal cruelty on March 1. The court was told Quay Wee Meng had been eating a sandwich in Brisbane's South Bank Parklands when the bird "snuck up
I learned about this character from my dissertation advisor when I was in grad school, after he had returned from a visit to China, where he spent time with this amazing species. You can see evidence of this character in this image, in fact (if you
Many of Turkey's bird species face extinction An academic says there are a total of 435 bird species, including those that reproduce in Turkey and those that visit the country during the winter. As much as 70 percent of birds in Turkey, including
China Japan and China held a ceremony Thursday in Xian, Shaanxi Province, to launch a five-year project to protect the crested ibis, one of the world's most endangered birds, and ensure the birds' coexistence with local farming communities in China.
President and chief executive officer Kasama Punyagupta said the group planned to open 12 or 13 hotels by 2015. Most of the new developments would be under the Ibis and Courtyard brands, and these would be in major tourist destinations in the country.
The environment ministry Tuesday launched a web portal to provide information about the vast biodiversity of the country...To start with, all available data on birds of India has been collated and digitised under 'Avian Information System'.
We are in a playing field, in a small village in Austria, close to the Slovenian border. In it stands a makeshift camp, with all the usual outdoors paraphernalia. But it is the large aviary, containing 14 northern bald ibis and two human "foster