Prambanan - Masterpiece by the ancient Hindus, was built by the Mataram Kingdom, ruler of Central Jawa more than 1000 years ago.
The Legend Of The Slender Virgin - Loro Jonggrang, a Javanese Princess is the most beautiful statue in this temple, who was cursed and turned into stone by Prince Bandung, for setting fire to the temple to fail his effort in building 1000 temples in 1 night before sunrise. That was the condition set by the Princess if Prince Bandung were to marry her after killing her father, King Boko.
Вот и первый снег пошёл, зима близко! А перед зимой ещё и ноябрь, он скорее всего будет серым и холодным. А это знак! Знак, что нужно мотать в тёплые страны 😄
У вас есть планы на ближайшие 3 месяца? Кто куда?
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ISLAMABAD: Scientists from Pakistan and Bangladesh have been named as the winner of the prestigious UNESCO Prize for microbiology.
The Pakistani scientist Dr Shahida Hasnain and Bangladeshi professor Dr Samir Saha have been named by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the two laureates of the 2017 Carlos J Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology.
The prize money of $10,000 will be divided between the two laureates.
This prestigious prize is awarded to scientists whose research has made an outstanding contribution to microbiology and its applications, the Gulf News reported.
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The prize will be presented to them on November 6 during the 39th session of the General Conference of UNESCO, which will bring together the organisation’s 195 member-states between October 30 and November 14, said a UNESCO statement issued on October 17.
The Pakistani professor, Dr Shahida Hasnain, is the founder and Chairperson of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan.
Her department is today recognised as a center of excellence both for its equipment and expertise. “Professor Hasnain significantly contributed to advances in research in environmental, agricultural and medical microbiology. She has notably worked on the heavy metal detoxification mechanisms, salt stress tolerance mechanisms, and bacterial morphogenesis,” the UNESCO statement noted.
Dr Shahida Hasnain completed her doctorate from Birmingham University, United Kingdom in the field of Microbial and Molecular Genetics in 1985. Later she completed her post-doctorate studies from the same university in Molecular Biology in 1995.
Dr Shahida Hasnain has published more than 250 articles in various national and international journals.
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She has won several distinctions for her work including UNESCO/ROSTSCA Award for Young Scientist (from Central and South Asian region) in 1988,