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PAN

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Panama. The code is used for transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts and for international shipping to Panama. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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these paan chewing people never understand how people feel when they spit in public (sic).
The stimulants niswar and paan are normally chewed by users.
A large majority of these tobacco users prefer smokeless tobacco products like betel quid with tobacco, gutkha, paan masala, khaini, mishri, gul, over smoking tobacco.
Besides putting users at high risk of mouth cancer, spitting paan has become a nuisance across South Asia, not even sparing the most elite of urban neighborhoods.
Paan is a mouth freshener made of betel leaf and consists of chopped betel nuts and a variety of perfumes and spices slaked with lime and assembled into a quid sealed with paste.
She is a lady of high morals who demonstrated consistent commitment in her dedication to service added value to her eligibility for being chosen for the PAAN Best Social Worker of the Year 2010 award," said the committee.
Pakistan, June 07 -- Gone are the days when paan (betel leaf) chewing belonged to only Urdu speaking people (Muhajir and Memon), now it is popular among all.
They vandalised communication shop, slipper shop and Paan shop in the Bhansar area.
Chewing tobacco or betel quid, also called paan or pan, with or without tobacco also increases your risk of cancer of the oesophagus.
A Myanmar nongovernmental organization called the Karen Human Rights Group issued an online news bulletin Sunday saying over 700 villagers living in Paan District fled their homeland between Tuesday and Friday ahead of a weekend offensive launched against the Karen National Liberation Army camp in the area.
The leaves of the fast-growing vine are widely chewed with tobacco, cloves or with the hard areca nut in a popular mixture known as paan, which promotes a reddish saliva.
Summary: Bain & Company, the global business consulting firm, has announced the appointment of Jean-Marie PAan to the position of Chairman Middle East.