Nowruz

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Noun1.Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
Farsi, Persian - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
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Iranians traditionally display goldfish on their tables for Persian New Year, Norouz, to symbolise renewal and perpetual life, and release them into ponds and rivers afterwards, where they inevitably perish.
It was also announced that Shell was winning the IPC contract for the Soroush and Norouz oilfields.
She has connected the idea of new beginnings in this body of work with Norouz, the Iranian New Year that is celebrated in March, by placing in the gallery various elements associated with traditional New Year celebrations such as a bowl with gold fish, a coin and a flower, hand painted eggs, a mirror, and a painting done on a beautiful Iranian tablecloth from Isfahan.
Turquie- Les autorites turques ont leve lundi le couvre-feu mis en place pour combattre les separatistes kurdes dans une partie de la plus grande ville du sud-est de la Turquie, Diyarbakir, mais les mesures de securite y demeuraient draconiennes alors que les Kurdes fetaient le Norouz, leur nouvel an, au premier jour du printemps.
The Supreme Leader rejected the proposal put forward by US President Barack Obama in Norouz message to Iranian people that Iranians must accept the US dictation if they want to salvage the national economy.
Two 16-inch pipelines each 7 kilometers long will carry the crude oil produced in the offshore Soroush and Norouz oilfields to the floating terminal.
At the Norouz camp an official said: "People are dying on the way.
On the eve of the Iranian New Year, Norouz, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei, declared this year as "The Year of Economy and Culture with National De- termination and Jihadi Management".
Setting the camps all around the axis of province in Norouz days and summer, and the effective presence of drawing savior and medical equipment teams at the beach, different medical services, consulting rehabilitation specially the performance of different and life-living jobs of helping and saving are just a part of Mazandaran Red Crescent population which present to the citizens and passengers.
Norouz, International Journal of Electrochemistry Science, 168, 5 (2010).
The following is the full text of the message issued on March 20,2013 by Ayatollah Khamenei the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution on the occasion of Norouz.