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Niš

or

Nish

(both: nēsh), city (1991 pop. 175,391), SE Serbia, on the Nišava River. An important railway and industrial center, it has industries that textiles, cigarettes, electronics, and spirits. The Roman Naissus, it was the site of a victory (A.D. 269) of Claudius II over the Ostrogoths and was the birthplace of Constantine I (Constantine the Great). In 441 it was destroyed by the Huns but was rebuilt (6th cent.) by Emperor Justinian I. In the Middle Ages the city passed back and forth between the Bulgarian and Serbian empires. The Turks captured it c.1386, were defeated there in 1443 by John Hunyadi, and recaptured it again in 1456. It became (until 1878) their most important military stronghold in the Balkans. It passed to Serbia in 1878. The city retains a medieval fortress that dominates the S Morava valley. The Tower of Skulls (Serbian Cele Kula) was built to commemorate the Serbs massacred by the Turks in the uprising of 1809.
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Niš

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, on the Nišava River near its confluence with the Juina Morava River. Population, 127,700 (1971). The city is an important transportation junction. It has machine-building, textile, and food and condiment industries. The popular balneological health resort of Niška Banja is 10 km southeast of Niš.

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Nis

, Nish
an industrial town in E Serbia and Montenegro, in SE Serbia: situated on routes between central Europe and the Aegean. Pop.: 203 670 (2002)
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NIS

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NIS

(Network Information Services) A directory service developed by Sun for TCP/IP network resources. Formerly known as Yellow Pages, NIS became a de facto Unix standard used by many Unix vendors. In 1992, NIS+ was a completely redesigned version. In addition to NIS, LDAP and DNS have been used for name resolution and directory services. See LDAP and DNS.
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Net interest income in the first half of 2019, excluding the effect of Leumi Card, was up by NIS 310 million ($87 million) compared with the same period last year, a 7.2% increase.
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InGaza Strip, the percentage of wage employed in the private sector who receivedless than minimum monthly wage was 74.0% of 88,800 wage employees with anaverage of monthly wage 731 NIS ($203).
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Service revenues for the cellular segment in Q2 2017 totaled NIS 497 million (USD 142 million), a decrease of 6% from NIS 527 million in Q2 2016.
Cytoplasmic NIS expression was present in 72.7% (p=0.135) and 75% (p=0.6) of the rete testis and epididymis invasions, respectively.
NIS is the fifth member of the sodium/solute carrier family 5A (SLC5A5; according to the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) classification).
The meeting comes according to the operational plan for the project to discuss the framework of the final document of the NIS and to review the latest developments and outputs of intensive workshops for the four pillars of NIS.
The NIS claimed the purchase was done to keep watch over North Korean spies and not conduct surveillance over its own citizens.
The value of the contract for repair works at four streets in Nis, signed on May 25, is EUR 408 319.68, according to a media statement of the company to the Bulgarian Stock Exchange-Sofia, as cited by investor.bg.
Example 1: What happens with a salary of NIS 4,000?
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