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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Born in 1940 in Koh Sotin district in Kampong Cham province, Dara was the son of a customs official and first learned to play violin at the age of 14 from a forest ranger named Keo Vokrat.
Khyber Green which lost the match to Ghazi Ajab Khan Afridi in their group-B of three teams Dara Eagle, Ghazi Ajab Khan Afridi, also from Dara Adam Khail, got the lead in the 17th minute when Sajjad Khan zoomed quickly after receiving a fine through ball from mid-fielder Khalid at the center line.
The play is about the power struggle between Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's two sons, the elder Dara Shikoh - a humble prince who is locked in a battle for the throne against his younger brother Aurangzeb - who would later emerge victorious.
Her brother Sean told the crowd: "We want Dara to be remembered not for this thing that happened.
STRINGS ATTACHED DURING the Malaysian leg, Dara and Ed travelled to Kota Bharu, the capital of the state of Kelantan, to watch shadow puppetry based on Hindu epics.
I'm more of the Clint Eastwood and he's the Hilary Swank," quips Dara, referring to Oscar-winning 2004 film Million Dollar Baby.
In connection with the final stage of the acquisition, Midatech will issue new ordinary shares in the capital of Midatech to be delivered to former Dara stockholders in the form of American Depositary Receipts, each representing the right to receive two new shares.
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, DARA BioSciences Inc is an oncology supportive care pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing healthcare professionals a synergistic portfolio of medicines to help cancer patients adhere to their therapy and manage side effects arising from their cancer treatments.
Dara went around Greenbelt with singer Marshall Bang, who posted a video with her on Snapchat.
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.
The injured were immediately shifted to Civil Hospital Shakar Dara where driver Khalid succumbed to his injuries and died while other injured were admitted at Hospital where their conditions are out of dangerous.