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Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant

Description: This report analyzes the special immigrant visas (SIVs) classifications for Iraqis and Afghans within the context of both the larger special immigrant category and selected other permanent admissions categories. It discusses the legislative changes to the individual Iraqi and Afghan special immigrant programs since their initial authorization, provides statistics on visa issuances, and considers challenges that have faced the programs.
Date: February 8, 2017
Creator: Bruno, Andorra
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

India's Natural Gas: A Small Part of the Energy Mix

Description: This report discusses India's natural gas plans that have implications for a number of issues in which Congress has expressed an interest. Those issues include the prospects for U.S. hydrocarbon exports, U.S. energy companies' investments, Indian investments in U.S. natural gas production, India's ability to meet its international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to combat climate change, and India's plans for integrating itself into the growing South Asian energy market.
Date: February 13, 2017
Creator: Ratner, Michael
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Story of A Kind Man by Suram Daam

Description: A story recited by Suram Daam entitled "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, A father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many things see how kind he is, and are kind in return.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Daam, Suram
Partner: UNT College of Information

[News Script: The light side]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about various "lighter side" news stories, including: 1) A new amusement park in Arlington called Six Flags over Texas, which opened on August 5th, 1961, and had over 600,000 people visit in it's short, 1st season of 16 weeks; 2) The Texas visit of Pakistan camel-driver Bashir Ahmad, invited by Vice President Johnson; 3) A new fad among college students - bed pushing; 4) Mrs. Rex Cromwell of Dallas and her problems with neighbors over the many dogs she owns; 5) Dixie comedian Dave Gardner, visiting Fort Worth in February.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Doc honored]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a dinner at the Lakewood Country Club honoring Dr. Robert R. Shaw, chief of the department of thoracic surgery at Baylor University since the unit's founding in 1948; Dr. Shaw is leaving for two years to work with Medico in Afghanistan serving as a doctor and advisor, with his family following.
Date: November 29, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Recipe for Diram Phitti

Description: Transcription and free English translation of a recording of Ruqayya Bano sharing the recipe for “Diram Phitti”, or sweet bread cake, in the Nagar dialect. In this recipe, grain is germinated, then ground into flour and fermented. This flour is made into dough, and cooked o an iron pan in individual patties.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Limpi Kisar by Gul Nasreen

Description: Transcription of Gul Nasreen reciting "Limpi Kisar," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Limpi Kisar was married to a woman, and she was stolen on their wedding day by an ogre. He travels up mountains to get his wife back. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 25, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hamale Khatun

Description: Transcription, translation and linguistic (morphemic) analysis of the story "Hamale Khatun" narrated by Naseema Ali, a speaker of the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stitches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Limpi Kisar by Gul Nasreen

Description: Transcription, translation and linguistic analysis of Gul Nasreen reciting "Limpi Kisar," a popular story in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story Limpi Kisar was married to a woman, and she was stolen on their wedding day by an ogre. He travels up mountains to get his wife back. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations and analysis in English.
Date: May 25, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Bilbal Wazir by Bano

Description: Transcription of Bano reciting “Bilbal Wazir” in the Hunza dialect. This is a popular story about Minister Bilbal, who was once a worker, and spent his money before he came home t his wife. He then proves his wisdom by not doing what he was told, and became a minister. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: September 15, 2012
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a Black and White Thread Ball

Description: Transcription of Laila Khan reciting "A Black and White Thread Ball" in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a young shepherd abandons his duties in order to court a girl who was born out of gold and silver to poor parents. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of A Witch and a King by Mahida Murad

Description: Transcription of Mahida Murad reciting “Danlathas ke Baadsha” in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a Witch kills some princes and scares the King into marrying her. She took all of the King’s daughter-in-laws and stole their eyes, sealing them into a pit hidden away from the kingdom. The youngest raises her child, and he must save his mother and aunties. Transcription done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Hamale Khatun

Description: Transcription and free English translation of Naseema Ali reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stitches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a Kind Man by Suram Daam

Description: Transcription of Suram Daam reciting "A Kind Man," in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story, a father searches for his wife and kids that have left to the fairy realm. As he searches for them, he is allowed to continue his search because many beings see how kind he is, and are kind in return.This transcription is in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: June 8, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Historical Account about Misgar Valley by Pari Nimo

Description: Transcription of Pari Nimo reciting a historical narrative and poem about the Misgar valley in the Hunza dialect. “Misgar Valley” explains a little bit about who came to Misgar from Baltit. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Chemistry of Supraglacial Ponds in thte Debris-Covered Area of Lirung Glacier in Central Nepal Himalayas

Description: This article examines elevation trends and their control by seasonality, dominant geochemical processes, and season dynamics in these supraglacial ponds at elevations ranging between 3989 and 4292 m above sea level in the debris-covered area of Lirung glacier in central Nepal Himalayas, from November 2010 to October 2011 on a bimonthly basis.
Date: August 27, 2015
Creator: Bhatt, Maya P.; Takeuchi, Nozomu & Acevedo, Miguel F.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Story of A Witch and a King by Mahida Murad (morphemic analysis)

Description: Transcription, translation and linguistic (morphemic) analysis of Mahida Murad reciting “Danlathas ke Baadsha” in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a witch kills some princes and scares the king into marrying her. She took all of the King’s daughter-in-laws and stole their eyes, sealing them into a pit hidden away from the kingdom. The youngest raises her child, and he must save his mother and aunties. Transcription done in Burushashki with translations in English.
Date: July 30, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Nosherwaane Aadil by Niyam

Description: Transcription of Niyam reciting the story “Nosherwaane the Just” in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story there was a king named Qabaat, who had one muslim minister, and one hindu minister. When one of the minsters explained that two owls were discussing the injustice in Qabaat’s kingdom, he decided to become a very just king, and earned the name Nosherwaane the Just. Transcription is done in Burushaski with translations in English.
Date: July 26, 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

[Letter from Rajiv Shah to John Kerry, June 1, 2011]

Description: Letter from Rajiv Shah, the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to John Kerry, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations in the U.S. Senate regarding the findings of a report titled "Evaluating U.S. Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan." The letter discusses the work that USAID has done in Afghanistan to work with military and civilian partners, as well as ongoing programs and plans for the future.
Date: June 1, 2011
Creator: Shah, Rajiv
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department