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Belconnen

The District of Belconnen is one of the original eighteen districts of the Australian Capital Territory, used in land administration. The district is subdivided into 25 divisions and blocks; the district of Belconnen is composed of Canberra suburbs. As at the 2016 census, the district had a population of 96,049 people. Belconnen is situated 7 kilometres to the north-west of the central business district of Canberra, surrounds an artificially created, ornamental lake, Lake Ginninderra. Lake Ginninderra was made possible by building a dam at an elbow of Ginninderra Creek. Exiting the lake, via a simple overflow, Ginninderra Creek continues, runs north-west to its confluence with the Murrumbidgee River just beyond the north-western ACT border; the traditional custodians of the district are the indigenous people of the Ngunawal tribe. Following the transfer of land from the Government of New South Wales to the Commonwealth Government in 1911, the district was established in 1966 by the Commonwealth via the gazettal of the Districts Ordinance 1966 which, after the enactment of the Australian Capital Territory Act 1988, became the Districts Act 1966.

This Act was subsequently repealed by the ACT Government and the district is now administered subject to the Districts Act 2002. Belconnen was occupied by Ginninderra, the former agricultural lands that corresponds with the watershed of Ginninderra Creek; the Belconnen district is named after one of the earliest land grants made in the district during colonial times. Belconnen a land grant totalling 800 hectares was made to explorer Charles Sturt who sold the property to Robert Campbell who owned the nearby Duntroon Estate. A stone plaque located at the sport fields in Aranda, Belconnen's first suburb, commemorates the commencement of urban development of the Belconnen district, inscribed: "This tablet marks the inauguration of development of the district of Belconnen by the Minister of State for the Interior The Honourable J. D. Anthony, M. P. 23rd June 1966" The nearby Jamison Centre, the first commercial centre in the district, opened in 1969. The Belconnen Town Centre located on the shore of Lake Ginninderra opened in the late 1970s.

For the purposes of Australian federal elections for the House of Representatives, the District of Belconnen is contained within the electoral divisions of Fenner and Canberra. For the purposes of Australian Capital Territory elections for the ACT Legislative Assembly, most of Belconnen is within the Ginninderra electorate, but the suburbs of Evatt, Kaleen, Lawson and McKellar are in Yerrabi; the Belconnen district is a set of 25 contiguous residential suburbs that surround the Belconnen Town Centre, set on the western shore of the artificially established Lake Ginninderra. In addition to the residential development, the district contains some pastoral leasees on its western and south-western boundaries with the districts of Molonglo Valley and Stromlo, its north-western boundary with the state of New South Wales, its northern and north-eastern boundaries with the districts of Hall and Gungahlin; the natural features of the district are constrained to the east and to the south-east by the Bruce Ridge and the northern slopes of Black Mountain, much of, preserved as nature reserves.

The majority of the residential suburbs are predominantly characterised by detached single family homes on suburban blocks, with pockets of medium density housing units or town houses. This is most pronounced in the suburbs of Belconnen, Cook, Holt, Macquarie, Melba and Scullin. Within the suburb of Belconnen, a medium density estate mistaken as a suburb, called Emu Ridge consists of town house and unit developments, such as UniGardens, Belconnen accommodation for University of Canberra students; the most recent suburb to be gazetted is Lawson in 1986, where infrastructure works have commenced and residential development is in progress. Within the district of Belconnen, there is no'heavy' industry. A variety of medical practitioners and veterinarians service the region. There is an established artistic community which includes aspiring performing musicians, theatre groups and visual artists. A recycling industry, involving organic as well as plastic and metals collection takes place at the Parkwood Road Recycling Estate, on the outermost western boundary of the district, within the suburb of Holt.

A poultry farm is situated nearby and is a significant primary industry producer providing eggs to Canberra and the surrounding region. The predominant shopping centre of the district is Westfield Belconnen, located within the Belconnen Town Centre. Additional local commerce activity includes large and smaller department stores, clothes retailers, car dealerships, homeware and specialist grocery outlets. There are numerous restaurants and a variety of licensed premises within the Belconnen Town Centre, many close to the shores of Lake Ginninderra; the Belconnen Markets are a fresh food market area within this commercial district operating from Tuesday to Sunday during business hours. Smaller retail shopping centres are located at the Jamison Centre in the suburb of Macquarie; the surrounding suburbs were designed each to have their own smaller shopping areas, with small supermarkets, hairdressers etc

National Register of Historic Places listings in Beaverhead County, Montana

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Beaverhead County, Montana. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Beaverhead County, United States; the locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map. There are 23 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks; this National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted February 28, 2020. List of National Historic Landmarks in Montana National Register of Historic Places listings in Montana

LSU Indoor Practice Facility

The LSU Indoor Practice Facility, built in 1991, is a climate-controlled 83,580 square feet facility connected to the Football Operations Center and adjacent to LSU's four outdoor 100-yard football practice fields. It holds the 100-yd Anderson-Feazel LSU indoor field; the playing surface is Momentum Field Turf by SportExe. The indoor practice facility is adjacent to both the football-only weight room and LSU's four outdoor practice fields. Besides allowing the team to practice during inclement weather, the indoor practice facility is used for LSU's summer endurance training and summer football camps; the LSU Lady Tigers soccer team uses the facility when inclement weather prevents the team from practicing at the LSU Soccer Stadium. Charles McClendon Practice Facility LSU Football Operations Center LSU Tigers football Tiger Stadium LSU Tigers and Lady Tigers LSU Football Operations Center at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility

AVS Raju

Alluri Venkata Sathyanarayana Raju, familiarly known as AVS Raju works in the Indian construction industry and is the founder chairman of Nagarjuna Construction Company Ltd. AVS Raju was born on 18 April 1937 and hails from a family, in the construction for over three generations, he left his village Antervedipalem in East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, after matriculation at the age of 18 years to make his career in Hyderabad and started contributing his share in developing the state in the areas of Industry, Infrastructure and Power. For the last 45 years of his career, he has contributed in promoting many industries around Hyderabad and various parts of Andhra Pradesh while spreading the Construction activity in the country, he was the Secretary and Treasurer of Sri Nagarjuna Cooperative Housing Society Limited in 1975 and presently is its President. He was one of the promoters of M/s Nagarjuna Steels Ltd. during 1975-76, the first company of the present popular Nagarjuna group of Companies in Hyderabad.

He was one of the promoters of Deccan Cements Ltd. during 1983-84, the first mini-cement plant in the country. He was Promoter and Managing Director of M/s AVS Containers Ltd. in 1983-84. Raju enjoys writing, he was member of many literary associations in Andhra Pradesh. He wrote more than 10,000 poems on various subjects including his two well-known books one on Sri Rama entitled Rama Rasamrutham and another one is on Bhagawan Sri Sri Sri Sathya Sai Baba entitled Sri Sai Sudha Madhuri, he has received UGADI PURASKAR from Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, India in 1998. AVS Raju has set a new Guinness world record by writing the largest single-volume biography Sri Sai Sudha Madhuri on the life of Sri Satya Sai Baba between 1996 and 2007; the single bound book consists of 32 separate volumes. Raju has been appointed as chairman of the Hyderabad District Dharmic Council, he was conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2008. He has been mentioned in the Limca Book of World Records for four consecutive years.

He had undertaken social forestry with a target of planting 2 lakh trees on large scale as a protagonist of environmental protection and preservation of ecological balance and achieved the goal. Chairman for a Unique Venture "Galaxy of Prominent Telugus 1st World Conference-1995", organised on 30.12.1995 and 31.12.1995 at Sri Sathya Sai Nigamagam and documented the achievements of 1000 distinguished personalities of World Telugus Origin, in varied fields. Developed along with Associates a Mega Horticulture farm with 100 varieties of fruit bearing trees in an extent of 550 acres in Medak and West Godavari Districts of A. P. along with other farmers. He was awarded "Life Time Achievement award" instituted by the Builders' Association of India; the Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Vayalar Ravi, presented the award to AVS Raju at a function held in Kochi in 2006. He was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2010 in the field of Industry. KVK Raju

Jia Kui (general)

Jia Kui named Jia Qu, courtesy name Liangdao, was a military general and official who lived during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He served under the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period. Jia Kui was from Xiangling County, Hedong Commandery, present-day Xiangfen County, Shanxi. After appointments to several posts as prefect and Registrar to the Imperial Chancellor, Jia Kui was enfeoffed as a Secondary Marquis for his work in keeping his jurisdictions prepared for battle and well-supplied. During a skirmish with enemy forces from Cao Wei's rival state Eastern Wu, Jia Kui defeated the Wu general Lü Fan and earned further accolades. In 228, during the reign of Cao Rui, Jia Kui and Cao Xiu were put in command of an army to invade Wu; this led to the Battle of Shiting. Cao Xiu fell for a ruse by the Wu general Zhou Fang. However, Jia Kui maintained his guard. Although the Wu forces won the battle, Jia Kui managed to save Cao Xiu after his defeat and protect him while he retreated.

Jia Kui's son, Jia Chong, was a close aide to the Wei regent Sima Zhao. He continued serving as an official under the Jin dynasty after the end of the Three Kingdoms period, was enfeoffed as a duke after his daughter Jia Nanfeng married the future Emperor Hui. Lists of people of the Three Kingdoms Chen, Shou. Records of the Three Kingdoms. de Crespigny, Rafe. A biographical dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 978-90-04-15605-0. Pei, Songzhi. Annotations to Records of the Three Kingdoms

Lutz Seiler

Lutz Seiler is a German poet and novelist. Lutz Seiler grew up in the Langenberg district of Thuringia. After training as a skilled building construction worker, he worked as a carpenter. During his national service in the National People’s Army of the DDR he started to take an interest in literature and wrote his first poems; the poet Peter Huchel was amongst those. He said “Why I started to read and write, I still have no idea. Literature was of no interest to me.”During the DDR years Seiler’s home town of Gera grew to service the uranium mines at Ronneburg and in his early poetry the symbolism of radioactivity was significant. In the summer of 1989 Seiler worked as a seasonal employee on the island of Hiddensee, a popular former East German holiday resort located west of the island of Rügen off the north-eastern coast of Germany, an experience that formed the basis of his first novel published in 2014, Kruso. Seiler read German Studies at the universities of Halle and Berlin up to 1990. From 1993 to 1998 he was co-editor of the short-lived literary journal Moosbrand published in Wilhelmshorst, near Potsdam.

Since 1997 he has been the literary director and custodian at the Peter Huchel Museum in Wilhelmshorst, where he lives part time and writes in solitude. He has a home in Stockholm with his wife. In 2005 he became a member of PEN Centre Germany. In 2007 Seiler became a member of the Academy of the Arts and Sciences, Mainz and in 2010 a member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Arts, Berlin. In 2007 Seiler was awarded the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Prize for his short story volume Turksib. Another volume of short stories, Die Zeitwaage was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize in 2010. In 2011 the German Academy for Language and Poetry elected Seiler a member, his 2014 debut novel, won numerous awards. In 2015 Seiler held the chair in poetry at Heidelberg, presenting three papers based on themes from his early enjoyment of woodworking. Lutz Seiler is considered one of the most important German-speaking poets of today. Seiler’s debut novel Kruso, published in 2014, received the German Book Prize and the Uwe Johnson Prize.

It is set on the island of Hiddensee during the last months of the DDR. It was published in English in February 2017 by Scribe Publications; the island of Hiddensee was a popular East German resort and was close enough to the Swedish coast to attract those who wanted to escape across the Baltic Sea to the West. During the summer months it attracted free-thinkers and dropouts from the mainland who would come to work in the tourist hotels and restaurants or as life-guards. Residents and seasonal workers were watched by the local Stasi and by the NVA border guards who were on the lookout for people who might attempt to escape to Sweden. In Kruso, Edgar flees a personal tragedy, leaving his studies at the university of Halle to work on Hiddensee for the summer as a dishwasher at the Zum Klausner restaurant. There he meets Alexander Krusowitsch, known as Kruso, who has escaped from personal loss. Kruso makes it his mission teach the ‘shipwrecked’ people who flee to the island how to find an inner freedom which will enable them to return to their difficult lives on the mainland.

However, with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the opening of the borders to the West, Kruso’s Utopian community at the Klausner comes to a sudden end. In September 2015, Kruso adapted for stage in Germany by Dagmar Borrmann was directed by Cornelia Crombholz at the Magdeburg Theatre. In March 2015 it was announced that the novel would be filmed by UFA Fiction under producer Nico Hofmann. Berührt – geführt. Gedichte, Chemnitz 1995. Pech & Blende. Gedichte, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2000. Heimaten, Göttingen 2001. Hubertusweg. Drei Gedichte, Warmbronn 2001. Vierzig Kilometer Nacht. Gedichte, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2003. Sonntags dachte ich an Gott. Aufsätze, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2004. Die Anrufung. Essay und vier Gedichte, Warmbronn 2005. Turksib. Zwei Erzählungen, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2008. Die Zeitwaage. Erzählungen, Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2009. ISBN 978-3-518-42115-4 im felderlatein. Gedichte, Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2010. ISBN 978-3-518-42169-7 Kruso.

Novel, Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2014. ISBN 978-3-518-42447-6 Published in English as Kruso, Scribe Publications 2017 ISBN 978-1-911-34400-1 1999 Kranichsteiner Literaturpreis 2000 Lyrikpreis Meran, Dresdner Lyrikpreis, Hermann-Lenz-Stipendium 2002 Anna-Seghers-Preis 2003 Ernst-Meister-Preis and a Bursary from the Villa Aurora in Los Angeles 2004 Bremer Literaturpreis 2005 Preis der SWR-Bestenliste 2007 Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis 2009 Harald-Gerlach-Literaturstipendium des Landes Thüringen 2010 Deutscher Erzählerpreis 2010 Fontane-Preis der Stadt Neuruppin 2010 Member of the Academy of Arts, Berlin 2010 Member of the Sächsischen Akademie der Künste 2011 Member of the Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung 2012 Christian-Wagner-Preis 2012 Rainer-Malkowski-Preis 2014 Uwe-Johnson-Preis 2015 Marie-Luise-Kaschnitz-Preis 2017 Thüringer Literaturpreis Lutz Seiler at Suhrkamp Verlag Denis Scheck interviews Lutz Seiler about Kruso