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Toran, also known as Bandanwal, refer to a decorative door hanging in Hinduism, usually decorated with marigolds and mango leaves, or a string that is tied on the door with the flower on it as a part of traditional Hindu culture on the occasion of festivals and weddings. A toran may feature colours such as green, yellow and red. They can be made of fabrics or metals which are usually made to resemble mango leaves. They also have other decorative features depending on the region.
Toran is one of the two main branches of the Ghilji Pashtun tribal confederation. The other branch is the Ibrahimzai.
Torana, also referred to as vandanamalikas, is a free-standing ornamental or arched gateway for ceremonial purposes seen in the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain architecture of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. Both Chinese paifang gateways and Japanese torii gateways have been derived from the Indian torana, so was Korean Hongsalmun gateways and Thai Sao Ching Cha.
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Foundation and Empire is a science fiction novel by American writer Isaac Asimov originally published by Gnome Press in 1952. It is the second book in the Foundation Series, and the fourth in the in-universe chronology. It takes place in two parts, originally published as separate novellas. The second part, "The Mule", won a Retro Hugo Award in 1996.
"Profit and Loss" is the 38th episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. It is the 18th episode of the second season.
Turan is an ethnic and geographic term referring to certain areas and peoples of Central Asia.
A Paifang, also known as a pailou, is a traditional style of Chinese architectural arch or gateway structure. Originally derived from Indian Torana through the introduction of Buddhism to China, it has evolved into many styles and has been introduced to other East Asian countries such as Korea, Japan, and Vietnam.
"Progress" is the 15th episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Lane Toran, also known as Toran Caudell, is an American actor, voice actor, musician and songwriter.
Bharhut is a village located in the Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, central India. It is known for its famous relics from a Buddhist stupa.
Donghe Township is a rural township located in northeastern Taitung County, Taiwan.
Stacey Toran was an American football defensive back. He played for the Los Angeles Raiders for five seasons. A native of Indianapolis and a graduate of Broad Ripple High School, Toran was a member of the school's 1980 Indiana High School Boys Basketball Tournament championship team. His 57-foot shot with one second remaining in the semifinal game against Marion High School (Indiana) put them into the final game. After high school, he played football for the University of Notre Dame before being drafted by the Raiders in the 1984 NFL Draft. He was killed in an automobile accident, speeding around a turn on Glencoe Avenue, near Alla Park in Marina Del Rey. He was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indiana.
Hongsalmun is an architecture built as a gate for entering a sacred place in Korea. It is arranged by 2 round poles set vertically and 2 transverse bars. It has no roof and door-gate and placed on the middle top gate there is a symbol of the trisula and the taegeuk image. Hongsalmun is usually erected to indicate Korean Confucian sites, such as shrines, tombs, and academies such as hyanggyo and seowon.
Ibrahimzai, also called Burhan, Boran or Brahim, are one of the two main branches of the Ghilji Pashtun tribal confederation. The other branch being the Toran.
Toran James is a former professional American football linebacker who has played for the San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, and the Las Vegas Outlaws of the defunct XFL. He grew up in Ahoskie, North Carolina
Teatro Florida is a municipal theatre in the city of Algeciras, southeastern Spain. The building was constructed between 1944 and 1945, by the architect Mariano Aznárez Torán, with an expressionist-inspired facade with a geometric design. In 2006 the old theatre underwent a full restoration, promoted by the government of the Province of Cádiz due to the poor conditions of the old building. The first event held in the theatre after rehabilitation was a local contest held on 11 December 2011, before the official reopening on December 20 of the same year.
17α-Estradiol is a minor and weak endogenous steroidal estrogen that is related to 17β-estradiol. It is the C17 epimer of estradiol. It has approximately 100-fold lower estrogenic potency than 17β-estradiol. The compound shows preferential affinity for the ERα over the ERβ. Although 17α-estradiol is far weaker than 17β-estradiol as an agonist of the nuclear estrogen receptors, it has been found to bind to and activate the brain-expressed ER-X with a greater potency than that of 17β-estradiol, suggesting that it may be the predominant endogenous ligand for the receptor.
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire, also known as Fugitive from the Empire and The Archer and the Sorceress, is a 1981 American sword and sorcery action film written, directed and produced by Nicholas J. Corea.
Najee Toran is an American football guard for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA.
Román Torán Albero was a Spanish chess International Master (1954), FIDE International Arbitr (1957), FIDE Vice Prezident (1982—1990), two-times Spanish Chess Championship winner.