Central Provinces


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Central Provinces

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(Placename) the Central Provinces the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec
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Close to an estate of Totski's, in one of the central provinces of Russia, there lived, at that time, a poor gentleman whose estate was of the wretchedest description.
Razumov was a tall, well-proportioned young man, quite unusually dark for a Russian from the Central Provinces. His good looks would have been unquestionable if it had not been for a peculiar lack of fineness in the features.
Fairly heavy rainfall about 50-75 mm are likely at some places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Central provinces.
Central provinces of Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi dominated the top performers of the latest ranking of Chinese emerging cities by British think tank Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Dozens of domestic flights have been cancelled due to bad weather since Thursday, while nearly 4,000 passengers were still stranded in various seaports in eastern and central provinces. The weather bureau said eastern and central provinces would continue to experience rains due to the low pressure area and a cold front and the north-east monsoon.
They held placards and raised slogans demanding President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah to secure the two central provinces.
MAZAR-E SHARIF: Dozens of Afghan police were killed or wounded in heavy fighting in northern and central provinces overnight, officials said on Tuesday, just days before parliamentary elections which the insurgents have promised to disrupt.
KABUL -- President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says the central provinces of the country will not face deprivation as he admitted that more work and determination is required to eliminate poverty and improve the lives of the people.
Ghazni is one of the key provinces in south-eastern Afghanistan which connects the central provinces including capital Kabul with the southern and western provinces.
The inclement weather isn't expected to last long, with the warmer temperatures forecast for Saturday likely to rise above seasonal norms by 1-3 degrees in the western and central provinces.
The latest spate of protests began last fall after President Rohani took office and residents of the southwest sought to convince him to stop the project favored by the Ahmadi-nejad Administration to divert water from the wet southwest through pipes to the dry central provinces such as Yazd, Esfahan and Kerman.

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