Dara


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Dara

(dā`rə), in the Bible: see DardaDarda
, in the Bible, wise man. Apparently the same man as Dara.
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Dara

 

a city in Syria; administrative center of Dara Province. Population, 24,400 (1967). Dara is the junction of railroads to Damascus, Basra, Amman, and Hama, and it is the trading center of an agricultural region (grain, legumes, cotton, and orchards).

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The dead body was sent to civil hospital Dara Adam Khel for postmortem and after conducting postmortem body handed over to his family.
As well as the great man, Dara gets candid, and often comical, insights from Professor Hawking's friends, colleagues, two of his children, Lucy and Tim, and actor Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Dara, who has a degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, was 14 when he bought Hawking's bestseller A Brief History Of Time, a book that fed his growing interest in quantum physics.
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He had a great back and forth with the front row, especially with a mystery man from Derry who refused to tell Dara what he does for a living, despite the Irish comic's best efforts.
Dara, 43, said: "You want to go on a journey like that with someone you don't mind being in a car with for six to eight hours a day.
Of course, the fate of Dara as a historical matter is much more attributable to his political and military misjudgment, having spent seven years thwarting the expansion campaigns of Aurungzeb and ineptly contesting his forces in the final battle for dynastic succession.
The eclectic background the members of DARA come from might explain the diverse sound they've created.
He also said a base of ANA troops would be established in Chapa Dara district to keep security for the highway.
New excavation works have confirmed that Dara was used as a garrison town by the Romans and that it seems to have boasted a population of over 100,000, based on relics and the cisterns found there.
Helsinn Group Chief Executive Officer, Riccardo Braglia, said, "We are pleased that DARA is launching Gelclair[sup.