Alkem Laboratories is a multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra that manufactures and sells pharmaceutical generics and neutraceutricals in India. Alkem set up its research and development facility for ANDA development at Taloja in 2003. In 2006 anti-infective drug Taxim of Alkem became the first anti-infective drug in the Indian pharmaceutical industry to cross 1,000 million in terms of domestic sales in India. In 2014 Clavam other drug from Alkem crossed 2,000 million mark in terms of domestic sales in India. In 2007 the company filed its first ANDA for drug Amlodipine, approved in 2009. Alkem has developed a portfolio of 705 branded generic drugs, with 13 of the brands featured among the top 300 brands in India for the fiscal year 2015 and a portfolio of 705 brands in India in the six months ended 30 September 2015. Alkem have 21 manufacturing facilities, 19 in India and 2 in US. 5 of the facilities are US TGA, UK MHRA approved. Alkem has 21 manufacturing facilities: 19 in India and 2 in the US.
These 2 facilities in the US were acquired in 2013 respectively. In 2014 acquired the "Clindac-A" brand in India from Galderma S. A. In 2015 again Alkem acquired a formulation manufacturing facility in the US. Samprada Singh is the founder and chairman emeritus of the company, he led and shaped Alkem what it is today, he has a B. Com degree from Patna University, he is 42nd richest person in a billionaire. His brother, Basudeo Narayan Singh, was the co-founder of the company. Samprada Singh passed away on 27 July, 2019 at the age of 92 years after a brief illness in Mumbai
Gaibandha is a district in Northern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rangpur Division. Gaibandha subdivision was established in 1875. Gaibandha was known as Bhabanigonj; the name was changed from Bhabanigonj to Gaibandha in 1875. Gaibandha was established as a district in 15 February 1984. Gaibandha is the administrative largest urban centre of this district. There are two opinions about the name of Gaibandha; the most famous opinion is: around five thousand years ago, capital of Matsya Kingdom of King Birat was in Gobindaganj area. "Matsa" means. Fishes were abundant in his kingdom. According to Mahabharata, king Birat had 60,000 cows which were robbed by robbers. To protect his cattle from robbers, king Birat established a huge cattle-shed; the cattle were tied up alongside the rivers of this area. "Gai" means "cow" and "Bandha" means "to tie up". From this reason the area was called Gaibandha. In ancient times, this area was under water, filled by the silt of Teesta and Jamuna river over time; this statement can be found in the description of famous Chinese traveler Xuanzang and astronomical books of Ptolemy.
The flood of 1787 and the earthquake of 1898 made a major change in the landscape of this area which changed the flow of Teesta river, filled up a vast 15 miles area between Ghoraghat Upazila of Dinajpur and Tulshighat of Gaibandha and created small rivers like Kartoa and Katakhali. During the regime of British empire, Governor Warren Hastings established 24 thanas under Rangpur district collectorate in 1893. According to the 1873 report of E. G Glazier, collector of Rangpur, three of the thanas was established in today's Gaibandha. Two of them and Sadullapur were established in Idrakpur pargana and the other named as Bhabaniganj was established in the Patildaho pargana. During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, it was difficult to stop the activities of the rebels from Rangpur. So Bhabaniganj thana was established in the bank of Bramhaputra river for administrative reason. In 27 May 1858, Bhabaniganj was established as a mahakuma. At first there were only two thanas: Bhabaniganj. Gobindonganj was included in Bogra district 13 April 1821 but in 12 August 1871, it was included in Bhabaniganj.
Saghata, Palasbari and at last in 1870 Sundarganj was included in Bhabaniganj. In 1872, river corrosion started in the eastside of Bramhaputra river; as a result, the mahakuma was moved from its original place and re-established in Gaibandha, 12 km away from Bhabaniganj mahakuma. The sadar area was under control of three landlords; the patiladaho paragana was under control of Tagore family, said to be related to the Rabindranath Tagore family, the Baharbondo pargana was under landlord Manindro Nandi, ruled by Krishnanath's wife Maharani Swarnamoyee of Kasim Bazar and the Muktipur pargana was under control of landlord Lahiri family of Thanshinghopur. There was a collision between the landlords regarding the establishment of the mahakuma. At last by the initiatives of government officials, the administrative building and the court were established in Baharbondo pargana, donated by queen Swarnamoyee; when the Bhabaniganj mouza was beginning to destroy by river erosion, the name of this mahakuma was changed from Bhabanigonj to Gaibandha.
In the 80's when the mahakumas were changed to districts, Gaibandha mahakuma was established as a district. Gaibandha has a total area of 2,179.27 square kilometres. It has boundaries with the Kurigram and Rangpur to the north, Bogra District to the south, Joypurhat District and Rangpur districts to the west, Jamalpur and Kurigram districts, the Brahmaputra River to the east. Gaibandha has 82 unions. Bhramhaputra, Tista and Ghaghot are notable rivers in this district. Total river area of this district is 107.71 square kilometres. There are total five rivers in Gaibandha; the total length of the rivers is 107.71 km. Bramhaputra and Ghaghot are the main rivers. In the report Francis Buchanan-Hamilton in 1808–09, there were some forests in this area but there is no more any forest in today's Gaibandha. 20% of the district has clay soil which can be found in the Khiar area of Gobindaganj upazila, the rest of the land has sandy and peat and loam soil. The climate of this area is intriguing and rainfall is high.
No mineral resources has been found yet in this district. The total population of the district is 24,30,627. Total number of male and female is 11,99,689 respectively. There are 82 unions and 1249 villages in Gaibandha. Majority of the population are Muslims. 88.21% of total population are Muslim, 11.47% are Hindu, 0.26% are Christian and 0.06% are others. Most people of Gaibandha speak Bengali dialects of Rangpur region. People living in the southern portion have some accent of the dialects of the Bogra region. A good many people of Char areas of Jamuna speak dialects of Mymensingh region; the main occupations of the people of Gaibandha district are agriculture 44.45%, agricultural laborer 27.72%, wage laborer 2.58%, transport 1.89%, commerce 9.11%, service 4.49% and others 9.76%. There are 2 medium industries and 1 large industry in Gaibandha. There are 277 poultries, 273 dairies, 245 fisheries, 5 hatcheries, 16 plant nurseries and 2 artificial cattle breeding centers. Total amount of lands are 217040 hectare, arable land 160,397 hectares, irritable land are 139640 hectares, fallow land are 56643 hectares and total water reservoir are 5050.30 hectares.
Memorabilia – The Singles is a compilation album featuring songs by the British singer/songwriter Marc Almond as a solo artist and with his partner Dave Ball as the synthpop duo Soft Cell. The album is a compilation for both Almond and Soft Cell, it was released in 1991 and reached number eight on the UK Albums Chart. Memorabilia – The Singles was promoted by the singles "Say Hello, Wave Goodbye'91" and "Tainted Love'91; the majority of the Soft Cell singles on this compilation are not the original versions, have new re-recorded vocals and some new musical recordings and remixing, with the exception of Torch and Soul Inside. The version of Soul Inside is unique to this recording, as is Tears Run Rings, an edited version of the Justin Strauss remix; the compilation was assembled by Stevo from Some Bizarre. Whilst every Soft Cell single was included in the package, the compilers opted to overlook all of Almond's solo and Mambas work up to 1988 except for his 1985 collaboration with Bronski Beat.
Receiving positive reviews the compilation was released as an LP, CD, Cassette and VHS video in May 1991. The compilation has since not been reissued; the artwork was designed by Big-Active Limited with a cover photograph by Richard Haughton. Memorabilia – The Singles received good reviews from the majority of critics. All tracks are written by M. Almond. All tracks are written by M. Almond. A 14-track video compilation, Memorabilia – The Video Singles, was released with a different track listing. "What" was accidentally left off the printed track listing on the outer cover of some releases of Memorabilia – The Video Singles, but is included on the videocassette itself. "Memorabilia" "Tainted Love'91" "Bedsitter" "Torch" "What" "Say Hello, Wave Goodbye'91" "Soul Inside" "Where the Heart Is" "I Feel Love" "Tears Run Rings" "A Love Spurned" "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" "The Stars We Are" "Waifs and Strays"
The Gideon Hawley House is a historic house at 4766 Falmouth Road near the Cotuit village of Barnstable, Massachusetts. The Georgian style house was built c. 1758 by missionary Gideon Hawley, who ministered to the nearby Mashpee Wampanoags, he lived there until his death in 1807. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, four bays wide, with a side gable roof, wood shingled exterior, a off-center chimney, not original; the entrance, located in the second bay from the left, is flanked by pilasters and sheltered by an early-20th-century portico. A rear kitchen ell is a 19th-century addition; the house was moved back from its original site during a road widening project in 1920. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 13, 1987. National Register of Historic Places listings in Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Shorts is a compilation of five short films directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, Vasan Bala, Anubhuti Kashyap, Shlok Sharma and Gitanjali Rao. The five short films titled Sujata, Audacity and Shor were released on 12 July 2013; the Gangs of Wasseypur trio – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi and Richa Chadda- teamed up again for the anthology co-produced by Guneet Monga and Anurag Kashyap featuring newcomers Murari Kumar, Arjun Srivasava, Satya Anand, Vineet Kumar Singh, Preeti Singh and Ratnabali. Sujata directed by Shlok SharmaStarring: Huma Qureshi, Shweta Tripathi, Satya Anand and Aditya Kumar Sujata is a riveting tale of a young girl, struggling to come out of the clutches of her tormenting cousin brother. At a young age, she is forced to live with her cousin and his family. Herein, begins a life of incessant harassment by her cousin brother; as an adult she lives in the shadow of fear. For years, she changes identities in the hope of finding freedom. Neither the police. Pushed to a corner, she decides to take the extreme step.
Mehfuz directed by Rohit PandeyStarring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Aditi Khanna In an ambiguous space and time. The city has turned mad. But, far away in the sounds of silence at the border of the town, a man takes care of all the death around, he drags away this usual routine with every passing night. One night, he notices a strange woman wandering on empty streets; as her behaviour changes, so does his journey. Audacity directed by Anirban RoyStarring Preeti Singh, Sankar Debnath and Kanchan Mullick A thirteen-year-old girl has her first real confrontation with authority when her father forbids her to play the American dance music she loves; when she decides to take revenge, the situation escalates to become a neighbourhood scandal. A dark comedy about parental authority, teenage rebellion, curry and house music. "Epilogue" directed by Siddharth GuptaStarring: Richa Chaddha and Arjun Shrivastav A relationship that has fallen apart and is just about to snap. It describes the love and intimacy, the entangling of two lives and the symbiotic nature of a couple.
It reflects the possessiveness control isolation and desperation that a relationship can lead to, representing a cycle that needs to be broken to keep sane. Shor directed by Neeraj GhaywanStarring: Vineet Kumar Singh and Ratnabali Bhattacharjee Lallan and Meena, a couple from Banaras, are consumed by their pursuit to survive in the city of Mumbai. Meena takes up a job in a sewing factory. One day over a phone call, they find each other while embracing death and redemption, it takes the darkest hour of our life, the fear of death, to regain our consciousness back in to life. To find the beauty, lost in our relentless angst towards an unyielding life. Nawazuddin Siddiqui Huma Qureshi Richa Chadda Aditya Kumar Vineet Kumar Singh Satya Anand Ratnabali Bhattacharjee Shweta Tripathi Aditi Khanna Preeti Singh Murari Kumar Arjun Srivastava Risabh Dev Vaishnav Madhureeta Mukherjee of The Times of India gave it 2.5 stars out of 5 and stated that the film is poignant and touching, with excellent performances.
Rediff gave the film 3 out of 5 stars. Hindustan Times critic stated that Shorts is breathtaking to borderline bizarre Mid-Day stated that Shorts is a unique experiment, which deserves an applause. According to LiveMint critic, "Shorts is an omnibus of vignettes about urban living." Deccan Chronicle rated it 4 out of 5 stars. Shorts at Internet Movie DataBase. Shorts Trailer on YouTube