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year

(yēr),
An approximately 365-day period, the time the earth takes to revolve around the sun.
[O.E. gēar ]
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It had been predicted that tax revenues will meet 80 percent of the government's current expenses budget in the Iranian solar year that ended in March 21, 2009, but this plan is realised only for 31 percent.
According to the report, some 161 hectares of cannabis farms was destroyed in last solar year and 330 hectares during the first quarter of the current solar year.
Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the solar year, Ramadan migrates throughout the seasons.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmonov on Thursday said celebrating the new solar year highlighted the common culture of regional countries besides boosting ties among them.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Violence against women in eastern Nangarhar province declined this last solar year , but females in remote areas continue to be deprived of their rights, officials said on Wednesday.
Education officials say 165,000 new students, including 70,000 girls, were enrolled last solar year , indicating growing enthusiasm among people for education.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces suffered many fatalities during the last solar year , when militant attacks drastically surged, the Ministry of Defence spokesman said on Tuesday.
Her colleague from northeastern Badakhshan province, Fauzia Kofi, said the bloody attack on the Serena Hotel came on the eve of the new solar year .
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of fruit orchards would be planted in the capital and districts of southeastern Paktia province during the first months of this solar year , an official said on Sunday.
Last year, more than 60,000 students were enrolled, he recalled, saying as many would be admitted in the new solar year .
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Targeted killings have dramatically increased over the past few months in eastern Nangarhar province, where 360 civilians lost their lives to such attacks in one district alone last solar year .
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The traditional flag-hoisting (Janda Bala) ceremony, marking the new solar year , was held in Mazar-i-Sharif,