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École Militaire

Founded in 1750 by King Louis XV, the École Militaire is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities. It is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, southeast of the Champ de Mars; the building, constructed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, is an active military academy and is classified as a national monument since 1990. This site can be visited during the European Heritage Days. L'École Militaire was founded in 1750, after the War of the Austrian Succession, by Louis XV on the basis of a proposal of Marshal Maurice de Saxe and with the support of Madame de Pompadour and financier Joseph Paris Duverney. Military academies were exclusive to children of a noble background and offered apprenticeships in the King's Stables or the stables of other royal members. With the aim of creating an academic college for cadet officers from poor noble families, the exclusivity that royal military academies held vanished. By the edict of January 1751, King Louis XV founded the institution intended for the education of five hundred noble young men and born without fortune.

Article XI of the edict provides for "by way of first perpetual endowment" the tax on playing cards. The administration is entrusted to the Secretary of State for War; the Royal Military Academy included a number of military colleges in the province such as the School of Brienne where students were admitted on evidence of nobility. At the end of their schooling, admission to the Royal Military School in Paris was done through a national competition. Enlisted by the King to design a more grandiose building than the Hôtel des Invalides, Ange-Jacques Gabriel began construction in 1752 on the grounds of the farm of Grenelle. After a long period of construction, the school did not open until 1760. Gabriel presented an immense area with beautiful façades and running water through a system of wells and pipes, it was indeed much larger, striking than the Invalides. The Comte de Saint-Germain reorganised the establishment in 1777 under the name of the École des Cadets-gentilshommes, of which accepted the young Napoleon Bonaparte in 1784.

Bonaparte went on to graduate after only one year instead of two. It now hosts: The École de guerre, The Institut des hautes études de défense nationale Official website of CID

Education Times

Education Times is a weekly supplement of The Times of India newspaper and was launched in 1995. This newspaper supplement caters to the ever-expanding student community as a career guide and adviser; the editorial covers exhaustive profiles of mainstream and offbeat careers, prepares the roadmap for a student on the way to a foreign degree. The editorial offers tips on cracking competitive exams as well as guidelines on how to prepare one’s resume or gear up for an interview; the editorial puts the spotlight on topical issues affecting the student community and invites reader participation. Education Times is available in Hindi in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana as monthly compact. Education Times has 21 editions in the following Indian cities - Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Patna, Baroda, Jaipur, Surat, Bhubhaneshwar and Indore. Education Times portal was launched in 2006; the portal is not a mere extension of the print and has a lot more to offer to the online readers who are looking for information 24X7.

Hitherto uncharted territory on print such as distance education, executive education, virtual learning all form the backbone of the portal’s editorial strategy. The various sections of the portal are: Career Profiles: exhaustive profiles of mainstream and offbeat careers Test Drives: exam announcements Prep Talks: tips on how to crack various examinations Distance Learning: information on distance learning courses, institutes offering such courses, tips on how to prepare oneself for a distance learning course and other tips College Life: it is a ‘feel-light’ section that comprises college profiles and reflects campus life For Parents: dedicated to issues that parents face during the academic journey of their child Your Health: covers health-issues pertaining to the youth Book-ed: information on books and reviews Walk a Job: includes articles on resume tips, interview guide, workplace etiquette, dealing with boss/colleagues, tips to climb up the corporate ladder, soft skills, etc. Editor’s Pick: covers topical issues that effect the student community Virtual Classrooms: articles on e-learning- the concept, courses available and the latest in e-learning Study Abroad: profiles courses in the US, UK, New Zealand and Singapore and has information on how one can apply for study there, on application procedures, visa formalities among others Experts’ Speak: industry leaders put forth their views here.

The section profiles notable student achievers, heads of institutes both in India and abroad and eminent personalities Edu Funds: information on scholarships and educational loans Exec Education: information on academic options for working professionals and the paraphernalia associated with it Students’ Speak: section for the students, by the students, of the students. It is a platform where they can voice their opinion on any issue ranging from lack of infrastructure in colleges to campus trends to experiences of studying abroad or studying any niche course Special Needs: section dedicated to students with learning difficulties and advocates inclusive education Coursing Along: lists course information Newsroom: features news related to the education sector Karan Gupta, is a study abroad counselor with Education Times Times Now ET Now Times Wellness Times Ascent The Economic Times List of newspapers in India by circulation List of newspapers in the world by circulation Official Website ePaper Times Of India

Halloween Havoc (1993)

Halloween Havoc was the fifth Halloween Havoc professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Championship Wrestling. It took place on October 1993 from the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana; as of 2014 the event is available on the WWE Network. The event featured professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Professional wrestlers portray villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that build tension and culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches. In the opening match of the pay-per-view, Ice Train, Charlie Norris and The Shockmaster defeated Harlem Heat and The Equalizer, after the Shockmaster powerslammed Kole. During the opening match it was announced that Paul Orndorff would replace the injured Yoshi Kwan in the second match, against Ricky Steamboat; the Assassin, who came out with Orndorff, headbutted Steamboat. Steamboat was unable to get up from this and lost via countout.

In the next match, Lord Steven Regal was defending his WCW World Television Championship against Davey Boy Smith. Regal was able to retain his title after the match ended after 15 minutes; the next match, for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship, Steve Austin thought he defeated Dustin Rhodes, however his feet were on the rope. While Austin was looking for the title, Rhodes was able to roll up Austin and record the pinfall victory. Following the match Austin attacked Rhodes with the belt; the Nasty Boys next won the WCW World Tag Team Championship from Marcus Alexander Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio. Scorpio hit the 450 splash on Knobbs, however he got attacked by Sags, enabling Knobbs to pin Scorpio. Next Sting was able to roll up Sid Vicious to pick up the victory; the second to last match was for the WCW International World Heavyweight Championship. The champion, Rick Rude was able to retain the title against Ric Flair via disqualification. Flair utilized a foreign object on Rude, as guest referee Terry Taylor began to count the cover by flair, referee Randy Anderson stopped the match and disqualified Flair.

The main event saw Big Van Vader and Cactus Jack face off in Spin the Wheel, Make the Deal match with the match type randomly chosen by a spinning wheel. The selected match was a Texas death match, in which after a pin the loser would be unable to stand up following a 10 count. Although Vader held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, this was a non-title match. Jack received the first fall after clothlining Vader on the ramp, however Vader was able to get to his feet prior to the 10 count; the second fall additionally went to Cactus after jumping off the ramp hitting the elbow on Vader on the floor, however Vader again reached his feet. The third fall went to Vader following a moonsault; the fourth went to Vader after a DDT onto a chair, however as Jack attempted to get to his feet, Harley Race attacked Jack with a stun gun, enabling Vader to get the win


Ferrostaal is a provider of industrial services. With 4,400 employees and an annual turnover of around euro 1, 6 billion euro, Ferrostaal serves customers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Ferrostaal provides industrial services in two areas: Services. In 2009, the International Petroleum Investment Company of Abu Dhabi has taken over 70% of the shares of Ferrostaal AG from MAN AG, Munich. Due to the acquisition of the majority shares, the company entered the commercial register as Ferrostaal, underlining its separation from the MAN Group. Ferrostaal was founded in The Hague, Netherlands in 1920; the steel trading company was bought by Gutehoffnungshütte Aktienverein in 1926. Ferrostaal expanded into many countries and, from the 1950s onwards, committed itself to worldwide steel trade. During the 1960s the company started to build industrial plants; until the end of the 1960s, Ferrostaal was known as manufacturer of diesel railcars and railbuses. In 2004 it was renamed MAN Ferrostaal. Three years the corporation sold two thirds of its steel business.

In 2007 Solar and Biofuels were created as new strategic business areas. As a result of IPIC taking over the majority of shares of MAN Ferrostaal AG, the company changed its name into Ferrostaal AG. In March 2012, MAN SE announced the sale of Ferrostaal AG to the MPC Group. Since March 2012 Ferrostaal's new owner is MPC Industries GmbH and the company's name has been changed to Ferrostaal GmbH. Official website Website Ferrostaal Industrial Projects Website Ferrostaal Piping Supply Documents and clippings about Ferrostaal in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW

Devaru Kotta Thangi (2009 film)

Devaru Kotta Thangi is a 2009 Indian Kannada film, directed by Om Sai Prakash and produced by Smt Rajamma Saiprakash. The film stars Shiva Rajkumar, Meera Jasmine and Suraj in lead roles; the film had musical score by Hamsalekha. Shiva Rajkumar Meera Jasmin Monica Suraj Avinash Hema Chaudhary Sumithra Ramesh Bhat Sadhu Kokila M. N. Lakshmi Devi Rekha Kumar Sangeetha Vasu Ramesh Pandith Karibasavaiah Biradar Ramanand The music was composed by Hamsalekha. Given below are the names of those Shivarajkumar starrer movies having a similar concept. Baava Baamaida Thavarige Baa Thangi Thavarina Siri Anna Thangi

Serbia Broadband

Serbia Broadband is a cable television and broadband internet service provider in Serbia. As of 2018, it is the largest cable television provider and second largest broadband internet provider in Serbia. Serbia Broadband was founded on 1 September 2000 and is registered as limited liability company under the register code 17280554 in the Serbian Business Registers Agency. In 2006, SBB launched its DTH satellite television platform. In April 2015, SBB bought Serbian internet provider EUnet for an undisclosed amount. In April 2017, SBB bought Serbian cable operator IKOM. In November 2017, SBB acquired Serbian minor cable company Kabel Group 85. In 2007, Serbia Broadband was acquired by Mid Europa Partners, which purchased Telemach Slovenia followed by acquiring Telemach Bosnia and Herzegovina shortly afterwards, cable television and broadband internet providers in Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, respectively. Mid Europa created United Group, a subsidiary to control its three new acquisitions in former Yugoslavia, with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development holding a minority stake in the newly created subsidiary.

In the case of Serbia Broadband, the owners controlled it via the Amsterdam-based Adria Cable B. V. In October 2013, an American private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts purchased the majority stake in United Group from Mid Europa Partners for an enterprise valuation of 1.3 billion USD, thus gaining control of Serbia Broadband. Once the new owners took over, they began controlling Serbia Broadband through the Amsterdam-based Adria Serbia Holdco B. V. In September 2018, a British private equity firm BC Partners began the process of acquisition of the majority stakes of United Group from KKR for an enterprise valuation of 2.6 billion euros. Upon finalizing the acquisition, BC partners will gain ownership of Serbia Broadband. Launching Total TV in 2006, SBB became the first digital and analogue cable operator to introduce digital television in the region. In 2010, SBB started delivering managed services while holding a Cisco certificate. There are two data centers interconnected with the state-of-the-art infrastructure, servicing clients in the entire Serbia.

The company was the first in Serbia to offer digital fixed telephony services in 2012. This was the year SBB launched the first application for watching television and using TV services on different mobile devices. In September 2017, Serbian Broadband launched EON TV platform which allows viewers in Serbia to watch TV via a smart TV app. In 2018, SBB launched EON Smart Box, the first regional solution to combine television with Android services and applications; the company introduced the country's first 4K channel. Furthermore, the operator added four multi-angle and multi-screen channels