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Babina, Uttar Pradesh

Babina is a cantonment town in Jhansi district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is said that Babina is an anacronym for British Army Base in North AsiaThe Full form of Babina is British Army Base In Northern Aisa; the British base near Jhansi was created during the British Raj and passed to the Dominion of India on partition in 1947. Rajeev Singh Parichha is MLA of Babina constituency. Jhansi district is the headquarters of the 31st Indian Armoured Division, stationed at Jhansi-Babina, it is an armored division which has equipment like M3 M4 Sherman tanks. There has been a joint exercise from 1 to 30 Mar 2012 with the Singaporean Army at Jhansi witnessed by the President of India, Pratibha Patil. Babina is located at 25.25°N 78.47°E / 25.25. It has an average elevation of 303 metres; as of the 2011 Census of India, Babina had a population of 35,165. Males constitute 62% of the population and females 38%. Babina has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%.

13% of the population is under 6 years of age

CEC Liceo Militar

Círculo de Ex-Cadetes del Liceo Militar General San Martín, or Liceo Militar, is an Argentine rugby union and field hockey club sited in General San Martín Partido of Greater Buenos Aires. The rugby union team plays at Torneo de la URBA Grupo II, the second division of the Unión de Rugby de Buenos Aires league system. In 1950, former cadets of the military high school General San Martín founded the rugby club "Circulo de Ex-Cadetes del Liceo Militar General San Martín". Playing only friendly games for the first few years, the club registered with the Unión de Rugby de Buenos Aires in 1962 and entered the URBA league system the same year. A field hockey section would be created many years later. After occupying other clubs' premises for the first fifteen years of its existence, the club would acquire its own installations near Loma Hermosa in 1974. Liceo Militar entered the URBA league system in 1962 and won promotion to the highest level of provincial rugby in 1970. Today the team still plays at the highest level of URBA's league system, fielding teams at all levels.

Although Liceo Militar has won titles at underage levels, the team has not achieved senior titles to date. Some of Liceo's most notable players throughout its history were Roberto Taschetti, Mariano Perasso, Daniel Solaberrieta, Alejandro Braceras, Rodrigo Garcia Estebarena, Nicolas Basile, Javier Carella, Juan Somoza. "Veco" Villegas was a notable coach. The club's main rival is Liceo Naval. Official website

William H. Gerdts

William H. Gerdts is an American art historian and Professor Emeritus of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Gerdts is the author of over twenty-five books on American art. An expert in American Impressionism, he is well known for his work on nineteenth-century American still life painting. Gerdts was born in New Jersey. Beginning in 1945 he attended Amherst College. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst in 1949, Gerdts attended Harvard Law School, but switched to the Department of Fine Arts. There he earned a master's degree in 1950 and a Ph. D. in 1966. Gerdts' professional positions have included that of Curator of Art at the Norfolk Museum and resident director of the Moses Myers House in Norfolk. In 1971 he joined the faculty of Brooklyn College, The Graduate Center at CUNY, he has taught at the University of Maryland, has been a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University, Rutgers University, Washington University. Gerdts received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a fellowship from the American Philosophical Society.

In 1992 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Amherst College, in 1996 Syracuse University made him an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts. In 2008-9 Gerdts was Distinguished Lecturer and Senior Advisor for American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Gerdts served as Vice President of the Coe Kerr Gallery in New York. Complementing his career as an academic, he serves on the Art Advisory Council of the International Foundation for Art Research. Gerdts' published writings encompass 342 works in 443 publications in 6 languages and 24,892 library holdings. 2014 — In Defense of Beauty: Leon Dabo Florals, by Dr. William Gerdts, Nathan Vonk. 2012 — The Pastels of Leon Dabo, by Dr. William Gerdts, Frank Goss, Nathan Vonk. 2012 — Once Upon an Island: Stephen Scott Young in the Bahamas. New York: Adelson Galleries. ISBN 978-0-9815801-4-2. 2003 — The Golden Age of American Impressionism. New York: Watson-Guptill. ISBN 0-8230-2093-2. 1998 — California Impressionism. Abbeville Press. ISBN 0789201763.

Co-authored with Will South. 1997 — The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves. New York: Hollis Taggert Gallery. 1994 — Impressionist New York. Abbeville Press. ISBN 1-55859-328-4. 1990 — Art Across America. Two Centuries of Regional Painting: 1710-1920, 3 vols. Abbeville Press. 1987 — The Art of Henry Inman. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 1984 — American Impressionism. Abbeville Press. 1981 — Painters of the Humble Truth: Masterpieces of American Still Life, 1801-1930. University of Missouri Press. 1973 — American Neo-Classic Sculpture: The Marble Resurrection. Viking Press. Faculty: William H. Gerdts. CUNY Graduate Center Gerdts, William. A Conversation with William H. Gerdts, National Endowment for the Humanities. Books by William H. Gerdts. Amherst College alumni

Blakeslee, Pennsylvania

Blakeslee is an unincorporated community in Tobyhanna Township in Monroe County, United States. Blakeslee is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 115 and Pennsylvania Route 940. A post office was established in Blakeslee in 1884 and named after Jacob Blakeslee, the first postmaster; the post office was located near Burger Road near his 300-acre homestead. Jacob Blakeslee would serve as justice of the peace for the small community; the Blakeslee United Methodist Church was established in 1897. Some more info on the town of Blakeslee is added here as well; the Blakeslee Diner used to be a restaurant in Blakeslee, but it burned down a few years ago, an urgent care center was opened next to the post office a few years ago as well

Aluminium silicate

Aluminium silicate is a name applied to chemical compounds which are derived from aluminium oxide, Al2O3 and silicon dioxide, SiO2 which may be anhydrous or hydrated occurring as minerals or synthetic. Their chemical formulae are expressed as xAl2O3.ySiO2.zH2O. It is known as E number E559. Al2SiO5, which occurs as the minerals andalusite and sillimanite which have different crystal structures. Al2Si2O54, which occurs as the mineral kaolinite and is called aluminium silicate dihydrate, it is a fine white powder and is used as a filler in paper and rubber and used in paints. Al2Si2O7, called metakaolinite, formed from kaolin by heating at 450 °C. Al6Si2O13, the mineral mullite, the only thermodynamically stable intermediate phase in the Al2O3-SiO2 system at atmospheric pressure; this called'3:2 mullite' to distinguish it from 2Al2O3. SiO2, Al4SiO8'2:1 mullite'. 2Al2O3. SiO2, Al4SiO8'2:1 mullite'. Aluminium silicate is a type of fibrous material made of aluminium silicon dioxide; these are glassy solid solutions rather than chemical compounds.

The compositions are described in terms of % weight of alumina, Al2O3 and silica, SiO2. Temperature resistance increases as the % alumina increases; these fibrous materials can be encountered as loose wool, felt, paper or boards. Media related to Aluminum silicates at Wikimedia Commons Aluminum silicates at the University of Waterloo, Canada

Hanoi Stock Exchange

Hanoi Stock Exchange the Hanoi Securities Trading Center located in Hanoi, was launched in March 2005 and handles auctions and trading of stocks and bonds. The Hanoi STC was renamed in 2009 to the Hanoi Stock Exchange, it was the second securities trading center to open in Vietnam after to Ho Chi Minh City Securities Trading Center. At the end of 2006, combined market capitalization of both Ho Chi Minh City Securities Trading Center and Hanoi Securities Trading Center is 14 billion USD, or 22.7% the GDP of Vietnam. Foreign investors are permitted to invest up to a limit of 49% ownership of companies except 30% in banks. On 18 May 2015, the HNX joined the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative as part the SSE's regional dialogue in Bangkok hosted by the Stock Exchange of Thailand. |- From 2020, HNX will serve as Vietnam's bonds exchange while all stock tradings will be transferred to HOSE. Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange Official website