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Ostan

 

(Persian, “province”), an administrative and territorial unit in Iran, introduced in 1937. Heading an ostan is an ostandar (governor-general), appointed by the shah and subordinate to the minister of internal affairs. An ostan is subdivided into counties, (shahrestans).

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to an intermediary agency called the Corporation for Transfer of Justice Shares (CTJS) within the Ministry of Economy and Finance on the same conditions; (3) separate agreements by CTJS with each of the country's 30 Ostan (region) Justice Shares Cooperative; (4) sale by the Ostan JSC to 337 Shahrestan (province) JSCs; and (5) issuance by the latter of coupons to eligible recipients.
Interested readers can obtain information from Micromounters Hall of Fame member Ugo Ostan, ostan.ugo@dinet.it, or from Marco Ciriotti, m.ciriotti@tin.it.
Betty Harrand, 70, from east Yorkshire, was staying at the Ostan na Rosann Hotel in nearby Dungloe when she took unwell and died.
A tea party at Ostan Loch Altan in Gort An Choirce and a number of other activities also took place.
For information and orders contact Ugo Ostan, ostan@dinet.it
Betty Harrand, 70, was staying at the Ostan na Rosann Hotel in Dungloe when she became ill.
A new film for TG4 will feature the Irish-talking King in a tale called Ostan na gCroithe Briste (Heartbreak Hotel).
Ostan et al., "Age-dependent modifications of type 1 and type 2 cytokines within virgin and memory [CD4.sup.+] T cells in humans," Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, vol.