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Pur

(pûr) [Heb.,=lot], in the Bible, lot cast by Haman to determine the time for the murder of the Jews. See PurimPurim
[Heb.,=lots], Jewish festival celebrated on the 14th of Adar, the twelfth month in the Jewish calendar (Feb.–March). During leap years it is celebrated in Adar II. According to the book of Esther (Esther 3.7; 9.
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a river in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Tiu-men’ Oblast, RSFSR. The Pur is formed by the confluence of the Piakupur and Aivasedapur rivers, which originate on the northern slopes of the Siberian Uvaly. It is 389 km long and drains an area of 112,000 sq km; from the source of the Piakupur, it measures 1,024 km long.

The Pur meanders northward over the Western Siberian Plain; the lower course branches into several arms. The river empties into Taz Bay of the Kara Sea. The Pur is fed by snow and rain. The mean flow rate is 1,040 cu m per sec, and the maximum flow rate reaches 10,000 cu m per sec. The Pur freezes in November, and the ice breaks up in May. The river is navigable. The Urengoi Gas Deposit and the Gubkin Gas and Oil Deposits of the Western Siberian Oil and Gas Basin are located in the Pur River basin.

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hospital in Hajipur, Rs 270 million for road from Miranpur to Tibbi Solangi, Lal Garh, Jhok Mahar, Muhammad Pur to Shah Wala bridge and Nawan Sheher to Dajal, Rs 110 million for road from Rekh post to Thul Hero, Rs 16 million for road from Qabool Chowk to Harand road, Rs 6 million for road from Dhappa More to Noor Pur Sharqi, Rs 40 million for development schemes of Lal Garh, Lundi Saidan, Chachar and Hajo, Rs 6 million for Noorwah bridge, Rs 25 million for Nari bridge, Rs 5 million for schemes in Haji Pur, Rs 4 million for Naushehra Gharbi, Rs 5 million for Lundi Saidan, Rs 4 million for graveyard boundary wall of Noor Pur, Rs 9 million for road from Basti Ishaq Bajwa to Dajal and another Rs 46 million for other schemes.
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