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(Placename) the former name of Beyoğlu


(ˈbeɪ əˌlu, ˌbeɪ əˈlu)

a modern section of Istanbul, Turkey, N of the Golden Horn. Formerly, Pera.
References in classic literature ?
Galata and Pera are on one side of the Bosporus, and the Golden Horn; Stamboul
The truly gifted flourish only in the by-ways of Pera and Stamboul.
The proposed draft bill seeks to amend Pera 1992, Income Tax Ordinance 2001 and to repeal the Foreign Currency Accounts Ordinance 2001 in order to issue necessary instructions to effectively regulate outward transfer of locally generated foreign exchange by imposing appropriate restrictions on feeding of foreign currency accounts through cash.
Lucky loser Pera stunned Konta in the second round in Melbourne last month but the world number 11 survived a shaky first set to win 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 in Doha.
Pera, a Croatian-born American ranked 123, had never even played in a grand slam tournament let alone won a match before arriving in Melbourne.
I was ready to leave on Monday and then they told me I'm in, so I was obviously excited," Pera said.
The funds have to return to relevant institutes later but officials of PERA have spent for their own benefits arising contention between private educational institutes and PERA.
Simenon visited Istanbul in 1933 and stayed at Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, he also wrote two books set in Turkey.
Inspired by historical Pera's streets and architecture with modern and romantic touch, Blanche de Pera was launched to a packed house at a recent solo show at Shangri-La by Suer, one of the pioneers of Turkish fashion.
This legislation will enable restructuring or structured unwinding of businesses facing financial difficulty which will not only enable them to continue to constructively contribute to the economy, but also protect investors," said Pera.
Ambassador Sohail commended both V and A and Pera Museum for their collaboration in this edition of Jameel Award, adding that it would further showcase the creative genius of Pakistani artists, and especially of young artists whose works were being increasingly recognized internationally and adorned the best art galleries and museums of the world.
Robotic hands with human-like dexterity are needed in environments where it is difficult--or impossible--for humans to work, says Pera.