Bhupinder "Bindy" Singh Johal was a gangster from British Columbia, Canada. A self-confessed drug trafficker, he was known for his outspoken nature and blatant disregard for authority. On December 20, 1998, Johal was fatally shot in the back of the head at a crowded nightclub in Vancouver, British Columbia. Born in Punjab, India to a Sikh family, Johal immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia with his parents at the age of four, he was temperamental, resented discipline, had a lack of respect and remorse for others. Although he did well in school and was on the honor roll, he was expelled from Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School and sentenced to 60 days in jail after he "brutally" assaulted his vice-principal in 1989. Having moved to Richmond, British Columbia, Johal enrolled in McNair Secondary School. Johal smashed in the window of a car using a baseball bat and was convicted of possession of a dangerous weapon. Johal enrolled in college, but dropped out after his first semester and thus began the start of his criminal career.
He built a reputation as a hit-man working for Jimmy and Ron Dosanjh both of whom he would betray and kill. He was charged with aggravated assault for beating two men in a bar with a broken beer bottle in 1997; when imprisoned, Johal was labeled a "menace to society." Bindy had antisocial personality disorder which may account for why he was so quick to kill those close to him. He didn't keep close friends and was callous to his associates, he tortured some of his victims, some of whom were from his own crew. According to Constable Spencer, "All he was concerned about was himself, he was narcissistic in nature and had a general hatred of people. Bindy met Bal Buttar, one of his close associates, in prison when he was in his twenties, they never knew each other growing up and from Bal's statements, Bindy made it clear that they were not friends, but business partners as he did with everyone else in his group." The Punjabi Mafia is a criminal organization originating in British Columbia with gang members.
The gang being liberal in its membership, became more ethnocentric over time with the exception of some groups. The Punjabi Mafia is loosely affiliated and consist of several groups which may or may not work together; some of these groups all Jatts include the Dosanjhs, Adiwals, Buttars, Duhres, Grewals, Atwals and several more. These groups have been since the early to mid 90s, they have been linked to the Independent Soldiers, Red Scorpions, Lotus Triads, Hells Angels, the United Nations gang in Canada although several members of the Independent Soldiers can be grouped as part of the mafia as well. Bindy Johal was accepted into the Punjabi Mafia in the early 1990s most through Ranjit Cheema or Ron Dosanjh. Ranjit Cheema and Ron Dosanjh were among the few. According to Johal's former lieutenant Bal Buttar, Punjabi Mafia hitmen claimed contracts in B. C, they are responsible for dozens of murders in Canada in the 90s alone and the majority of those murders still remain unsolved. Buttar admitted to performing several executions alongside Bindy, as well as the unsuccessful attempt to kill Johal's associate and former brother-in-law, Preet Sarbjit "Peter" Gill.
However, Buttar was shocked. "I thought this guy was kidding, but he was being serious, he wanted to take him out." Buttar was suspected of being behind the hit on Robbie Kandola outside his Coal Harbour penthouse. He believed, he is suspected to be the one behind Bindy's death. It is still up for debate whether he was killed because Bal feared Bindy would kill him or because Ranj and other major players turned on him. Johal was earning $70,000–$90,000 a week in his prime through various illegal activities including murder for hire, debt collecting, drug dealing, he was affiliated to the Buttar brothers who were well known across the lower mainland for their brutal gangland slayings. A man named Randy Chan was kidnapped on October 25, 1996 and Johal was charged with his kidnapping. Chan had sold "diluted" cocaine to Roman Mann, one of Johal's associates. Chan was held captive for 50 or 56 hours, part of, spent in an automobile truck. Johal negotiated Chan's release with his brother in exchange for five kilos of cocaine.
Chan's brother was Raymond Chan, a gang member of the Chinese criminal organization called the "Lotus". Johal was suspected in the murders of gangster Ron Jimmy Dosanjh, who were brothers. Jimmy Dosanjh was killed in February 1994, Ron was killed in April 1994. Johal believed that Jimmy Dosanjh had taken out a contract to kill him for over C$230,000, according to Crown prosecutors. According to Buttar, Johal did not take kindly to the Dosanjh brothers putting hits out on people but never getting involved or doing a contract themselves; as a result, after killing Jimmy Dosanjh, Johal went on T. V. and stated, "This Jimmy Dosanjh, they portrayed him as a hit-man this that. From what I've seen of him on the street I don't think he could have hit his way out of a paper bag." This was a direct insult directed to Jimmy and Ron Dosanjh claiming that they had never done a hit/murder in their life. Because of the required security for the trial, it was one of the most expensive trials in Canadian history.
His former brother-in-law, Peter Gill, was accused. The accused, including Gill and Johal, were acquitted. During and following the trial, Gill had an affair with one of the jurors na
Junagadh Buddhist Cave Groups are located in Junagadh district of the Indian state of Gujarat. The so-called "Buddhist Caves" are not caves, but three separate sites of rooms carved out of stone to be used as monks’ quarters; these caves were carved from Emperor Ashoka's period up to 1st-4th century AD. The oldest, the Khapara Kodia caves, on the basis of scribbles and short cursive letters on the wall, are dated to 3rd-4th century BC during the Emperor Ashoka’s rule and are plainest of all cave groups; these caves are known as Khangar Mahal. They were carved into living rock during the reign of Emperor Ashoka and are considered the earliest monastic settlement in the area; these caves are along the edge of the ancient Sudarshan Lake and little outside Uparkot fort, Northerly. They are carved out in an east-west longitudinal ridge. Caves are small in area. But, it has unique architecture of the water tanks design on western side and ‘L’ shaped residence. Caves were used by bhikkus during vassa period.
After many years of use, they were abandoned because cracks within that let water seep into living quarters, rendering them unusable. Many accounts say that after this, the monks left for Maharashtra, where they went on to carve many similar and more elaborate structures. Khapara Kodia was damaged by quarrying, now only the highest story remains; the Bava Pyara Caves are located near Modhimath, little outside Uparkot fort complex, southernly. These are much more intact than the Khapara Kodia caves; the caves were constructed during the Satavahana regime in 1st–2nd century A. D. According to the Xuanzang’s travel account they were constricted in 1st century A. D. Northern group has four caves. South eastern group has spacious court. Group has 13 caves modelled in three floors, carved in 45 m. long, influenced by Buddhist architecture. Bava Pyara caves contains artworks of both Jainism; these caves located at Uperkot beyond the 300 feet deep moat, close to Adi Kadi vav, were carved in 2nd–3rd century A.
D. These caves have influence of Satvahana architecture with combination of Graeco- Scythian style. According to ASI "The cave group is in three tiers, with all members of each galleries shown in semi-relief, but only two storeys having regular floors; the upper floor has a deep tank, covered on three sides with verandahs and Kakshasana on west and north- west side. Lower floor has with corridor and pillars; the lower floor has exquisitely carved pillars whose base and capital carry unique decorative design." These caves are gilded with beautiful pillars and entrances, water cisterns, horseshoe shaped chaitya windows, an assembly hall and cell for meditation. Baba Pyare, Khapra Kodia Caves
The 2018–19 Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball team represents the University of Kentucky in the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The team plays its home games in Lexington, Kentucky at Memorial Coliseum with two home games being played at Rupp Arena; the team is led by Matthew Mitchell in his twelfth season as head coach. They were a member of the Southeastern Conference, they finished the season 11 -- 5 in SEC play to finish in fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the SEC Women's Tournament to Missouri, they received an at-large to the NCAA Women's Tournament where they defeated Princeton in the first round before losing to NC State in the second round. The 2018–19 season opened up with a 10-day trip to Italy, where the team won two out of three games against international competition; the non-conference regular season featured a trip to the U. S. Virgin Islands, where the team participated in and won the Paradise Jam Tournament; the 2017–18 team finished the season 15-17, 6-10 for ninth place in SEC play.
They defeated Alabama in the second round of the SEC Tournament before losing to the #1 seed Mississippi State in the quarterfinals. The Wildcats failed to make a postseason appearance for the first time in eight seasons. 2018–19 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team
Sansikhara is a census town in Dhanbad CD block in Dhanbad Sadar subdivision of Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Sansikhara is located at 23.7432°N 86.3226°E / 23.7432. Sansikhara is not marked in Google maps, it is marked on the map of Dhanbad-cum-Kenduadih-cum-Jagta CD block on page no. 126 of District Census Handbook, Dhanbad. Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the area. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map; the region shown in the map is a part of the undulating uplands bustling with coalmines. The Damodar River, the most important river of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, flows along the southern border. A major part of the area shown in the map is part of an urban area; the places in the DMC area are marked as neighbourhoods. The western part of the region shown in the map is covered by Dhanbad. 57% of the population of Dhanbad CD block reside in rural areas and 43% reside in urban areas, The east-central part of the region shown in the map is covered by Baliapur.
86 % of the population of Baliapur CD block reside in 14 % reside in urban areas. The places in the CD block areas are marked as census towns. Three operational areas of BCCL operate within the region – Pootkee Balihari Area, Lodna Area and Eastern Jharia Area; the Moonidih sector of Western Jharia Area operates in the region. As per the 2011 Census of India, Sansikhara had a total population of 4,570 of which 2,453 were males and 2,117 were females. Population below 6 years was 428 The total number of literates in Sansikhara was 3,352. Sansikhara has an area of 0.69 km2. It is 15 km from the district headquarters Dhanbad. There is a railway station at Karkendra 3 km away. Buses are available at Putki 2 km away, it has 10 km roads and open drains. The two major sources of protected water supply are tap water from both treated and untreated sources. There are 892 domestic electric connections. Amongst the medical facilities, it has 3 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities, it has 1 primary school, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school and 1 senior secondary school.
General degree college is at Dhanbad. Amongst the recreational facilities it has a stadium, it has got the branch of 1 nationalised bank. Sansikhara is off National Highway 18. There is a station at Karkend nearby on the Gomoh-Adra line. Baludih Public School is located at Sansikhara
John Francis Hennessy was an Australian architect practicing in NSW in the 1880s-1910s, concentrating on projects for the Catholic Church. John Francis Hennessy was born in Ireland about 1853, grew up and trained in architecture in Leeds, London. Deciding that there were more opportunities in Australia, he arrived in Sydney in 1880 and was soon appointed assistant to the city architect, where he worked on the Centennial Hall of the Sydney Town Hall in 1883; the family lived for many years in Burwood, where he designed the Town Hall in 1887, was an alderman 1890-1895, mayor in 1892-93. During his presidency of the Institute of Architects of New South Wales in 1911-12, the registration of architects was achieved, he helped to establish the chair of architecture at the University of Sydney and to secure the recognition of public competition for public buildings. John Hennessy was in partnership with Joseph Sheerin as Sheerin & Hennessy from 1884 until Sheerin left the partnership in 1912. Both were devout Catholics, active in Church charities, were friends of Archbishop Moran, were commissioned for a number of large projects for the church, including two large colleges and the Cathedral of St Mary and St Joseph in Armidale, in country NSW. Hennessy went into partnership with his son named, John Francis Hennessy, as Hennessy & Hennessy from 1912 to 1923, when he retired.
His son retained the name and went make the firm one of the most successful commerical practices in the 1930s in Australia and New Zealand. John Hennessy died only a year after retiring on November 1924 at his home in Belmore Street, Burwood, his requiem mass was held at St Mary's Catholic Church in Concord where he worshipped. He was buried in Rookwood Cemetery. St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill St Vincent's College, Potts Point Burwood Council Chambers City Tattersalls Club Cathedral of St Mary and St Joseph, Armidale Plan for Daceyville garden suburb in Sydney, with John Sulman
The Church of St Mary in Seavington St Mary, England, dates from the 15th century and is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building. The former Anglican parish Church of St Mary has 13th-century origins, but the current building is from the late 15th century, with restoration around 1880; the three-stage tower is from the 16th century, contains six bells. There were made by George Purdue of Closworth; the parish was held as a chapelry of South Petherton by Bruton Abbey and after the dissolution of the monasteries belonged to Bristol Cathedral. It is a redundant church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust; the church was declared redundant on 1 July 1983, was vested in the Trust on 15 May 1985. List of churches preserved by the Churches Conservation Trust in South West England List of ecclesiastical parishes in the Diocese of Bath and Wells