Baidara

Baidara

 

Russian name for a boat used by the maritime Chukchi, Koryak, and Eskimo, consisting of a wooden frame covered with walrus skin. (Among the Evens along the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk the baidaras were also made of wooden planks.) Fishing baidaras accommodated one to seven or nine men, and freight baidaras had room for 20 to 30 people. The baidaras were propelled by oars, although some types had a fore-and-aft sail.

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This centre is very good for our children, where they are regaining confidence," a widow, Iqbal Begum, told Daily Times outside Bara Baidara union council child protection centre.
In Baidara area of Swat district the security forces killed two militants during search operation.
MINGORA, May 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The security forces during an operation killed two militants at village Baidara in Swat district on Wednesday.
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According to Swat Media Centre, there would be relaxation in curfew from 8am to 6pm in district Shangla and Khawazakhela, Daresh Khela, Baidara, Madin and Matta areas of Swat, while curfew would relaxed from 6am to 8pm in Tehsil Maidan.
According to Swat Media Centre, curfew was relaxed till 6pm in the evening in Khawazakhela, Daresh Khela, Baidara Madin and Shangla and people displaced from Tehsil Odinzai area were seen returning to their homes.