The Ópusztaszer National Heritage Park is an open-air museum of Hungarian history in Ópusztaszer, Hungary. It was established in 1982 and is most famous for being the location of the Feszty Panorama, a cyclorama by Árpád Feszty and his assistants, depicting the beginning of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin in 895; the painting was completed in 1894 for the 1000th anniversary of the event. In the 1970s, a decision was made to build a heritage park in Csongrád County. Restoration of the Arrival of the Hungarians painting and the construction of a new rotunda for the cyclorama began. Construction stopped in 1979 and parts of the canvas were again stored rolled up. In 1991, a Polish group of restorers won the contract for a new restoration. Since 1995 it has been on display again, together with artificial terrain and hidden speakers playing sound effects, it is the main attraction of the heritage park of Ópusztaszer. Media related to Ópusztaszer National Heritage Park at Wikimedia Commons
Japan Habba is a cultural exchange program between Indians and Japanese. Started as an annual event in 2005, it aims at showcasing Japanese culture to all students of Japanese language, those interested in Japan and its culture under one platform, it has been celebrated in Bangalore during spring of every year. The word, "Japan Habba" was coined from two words,'Japan' and'Habba', where Habba refers to "Festival" in Kannada language. Being an international event, Japan Habba attracts huge audience from Japan. Japan Habba 2012 was registered for the celebrations of 60th anniversary of Japan-India diplomatic relations; the sole purpose of Japan Habba is to facilitate and deepen the ties between the people of India and Japan, the foundation for relationships. There are various programs that are part of Japan Habba: Karaoke contest Group Dance Group Song performance Comparison of Indian and Japanese culture through a small playApart from celebration programs, a lot of booths are open in Japan Habba: Japanese summer clothes Japanese tea ceremony Japanese Calligraphy exhibition Live calligraphy experience Japanese paper folding exhibition Kanji / Chinese character mehndi Japanese sweet candy Disposable chopsticks popper Japan Habba is celebrated under the auspices of below organizations.
Japan Habba Trust Bangalore Japanese Consulate Bangalore Japanese Association Japan Foundation Koyo Indo-Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industries Japanese people in India Japanese dance Bharatanatyam, sing in Kannada overseasindia.in, June 2009. "Don't miss Japan habba from Sunday". The Times of India. 30 May 2009. "Japan Habba in City on February 20". Deccan Herald. 16 February 2011
Casio Databank is a series of digital watches manufactured by Casio. They allow data storage for names and telephone numbers, in late editions, email addresses; the Databank CD-40 is the first Databank watch, debuting in 1983. It is one of the first digital watches developed in the 1980s that allows the user to store information, following a Pulsar model released in 1982. Over the years, watches in the Data Bank line gained a variety of features some of which were world firsts, starting with schedule and world time, phone dialler, Electroluminescent backlight, radium keypads, touch screen, voice recording capabilities and atomic time reception functions in addition to data storage capabilities. Collaboration models of the Data Bank line were made. With the advent of smartphones and smart watches, the data bank watches like calculator watches lost their popularity and are now a fashion statement. Today, Casio sells data bank models with basic data bank functions. Data bank models having unique features are sought after by watch collectors.
As of 2020, Casio sells the following models of the data bank. All models allow for a selection of multiple languages. Smartwatch Calculator watch Casio Data Bank Catalog Museum of Casio Data Bank Watches
Di Lido Island is a neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach on a man-made island in Biscayne Bay, United States. It is the third island from the east of the Venetian Islands, a chain of artificial islands in Biscayne Bay in the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, it is between Rivo Alto Island. It is a portion of the Venetian Causeway; the unfinished artificial island Isola di Lolando from the Florida land boom of the 1920s is located near the north tip of Di Lido Island. Arne Quinze Barbara Becker Paulina Rubio Susana Gimenez
Maranta arundinacea known as arrowroot, West Indian arrowroot, obedience plant, Bermuda arrowroot, ararao or hulankeeriya, is a large, perennial herb found in rainforest habitats. Arrowroot flour is now produced commercially in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Arrowroot was one of the earliest plants to be domesticated for food in northern South America, with evidence of exploitation or cultivation of the plant dating back to 8200 BCE. Arrowroot is a perennial plant growing to a height of between 0.3 m and 1.5 m. Its leaves are lanceolate; the edible part of the plant is the rhizome. Twin clusters of small white flowers bloom about 90 days after planting; the plant produces seed and reproduction is by planting part of a rhizome with a bud. Rhizomes are ready for harvesting 10–12 months after planting as leaves of the plant begin to wilt and die; the rhizomes are fleshy and grow from 20 cm to 45 cm long. The arrowroot plant originated in the Amazon rainforest of north-western Brazil and neighboring countries.
It grows best between temperatures of 23 °C and 29 °C with annual precipitation between 150 cm and 200 cm. The dormant rhizomes can withstand temperatures as low as 5 °C. In the continental United States, arrowroot is cultivated as an outside plant only in southern Florida. Maranta arundinacea is native to Central America, the West Indies and South America, it is cultivated in the many warm countries and is considered naturalized in Jamaica, Bermuda, the Netherlands Antilles, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Kazan Rettō, Mauritius, Réunion, Equatorial Guinea, Florida, Cambodia and the Philippines. The Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is the world's largest grower of arrowroot and producer of arrowroot flour. In Kerala, arrowroot, locally called bilathi koova, is cultivated to produce an digestible starch. Radio-carbon dating has established that M. arundinacea was one of the first plants domesticated in prehistoric South America. Arrowroot, along with leren and bottle gourd became cultivated plants in northern South American and Panama between 8200 BCE and 5600 BCE.
Some archaeologists believe that arrowroot was first used by Native Americans not as food but as a poultice to extract poison from wounds caused by spears or arrows. Evidence of the use of arrowroot as food has been found dating from 8200 BCE at the San Isidro archaeological site in the upper Cauca River valley of Colombia near the city of Popayán. Starch grains from arrowroot were found on grinding tools, it is unclear whether the arrowroot had been gathered or grown, although the elevation of the site of 1,700 metres is outside the normal range of elevations at which M. arundinacea grows in the wild. Thus, the plant may have been introduced at San Isidro from nearby lowland rain forest areas in a pioneering effort to cultivate it. Stone hoes for cultivation of plants have been found which date as old as 7700 BCE in the middle Cauca valley, 150 kilometres north of San Isidro. Domestication of arrowroot at these early dates was on a small-scale with gardens of only a few plants being planted in alluvial soils near streams to ensure the steady supply of moisture needed during the growing season by arrowroot and other similar root crops.
The exploitation of arrowroot foot was complicated by the difficulty of extracting the starch from the fibrous roots. The roots must first be pounded or ground soaked in water to separate the starch from the fibers; the starch is excellent for digestibility. Arrowroot starch is used in food preparations and confectionery, for industrial applications such as cosmetics and glue; the residue of starch extraction has a high fibre content and can be fed to livestock
Udhampur Jammu highway is the national highway and the road in Jammu and Kashmir that connects municipal committee of Udhampur with Jammu City. The highway is 64 kilometres long passing through lofty mountain terrains; the highway provides road link which connects Katra with rest of India. The highway is the small part of Srinagar Jammu National Highway; the highway is in the process of major reconstruction. The task is being carried out by National Highway Authority of India funded by Government of India; the whole highway is being rebuilt as four lane road with better bitumen pavement, new traffic sign boards, tax toll offices, traffic signals, introduction of new tunnels with minimum number of road curves which would not only provide comfort to the passengers but would reduce distance between Udhampur and Jammu to certain extent. The state government has estimated. Traffic on the highway is controlled by traffic control room Jammu; the railway line connecting Udhampur and Katra with Jammu has eased traffic on the highway as many people prefer to travel in train, economical and time saving.
The widening work was completed as of 20 June, 2017. The highway is connected to the bypass road which connects Udhampur with Samba directly bye passing the Jammu City. Moreover, the highway runs through Nandni Wild Life Sanctuary at notified area of Nandni where two new tunnels are being constructed for vehicular purposes. Livestock for hundreds of thousands army personal residing in Udhampur and other parts like Ramban, Kashmir Valley and Ladakh are taken from this highway. Many army headquarters, army schools can be seen while driving on the highway; some memorable parks are constructed along the side of highway in the memory of soldiers martyred in indo-pak wars. The highway provides glances of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University along the way near Katra road link; the deep gorge separates university from highway but it can be seen from highway. Foreshore Road 90 Feet Road