Brampton West is a federal electoral district in Ontario, represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004. Its population was 170,422 in 2006- making it the most populous riding in Canada; the district includes the western part of the city of Brampton excluding the neighbourhood of Madoc. The electoral district was created in 2003: 72.8% of the population of the riding came from Brampton West—Mississauga, 27.2% from Brampton Centre. As a result of the 2012 electoral redistribution, this riding lost just over half of its territory to Brampton South, with portions going to Brampton North; the Toronto Real Estate Board labels this section as "W24" in their studies. People of Jamaican ethnic origin make up 13.0% of the riding's population, the highest such percentage in Canada. The riding has elected the following Member of Parliament: Note: As certified on 5 November 2008 after a recount; the 2008 federal election in this riding featured candidates from the four main national parties. The Greens' Patti Chemelyk is an administrator in the health care industry.
Seeback was nominated by the Conservatives in April 2008. Liberal incumbent Colleen Beaumier announced her retirement from the politics; this left the riding without an incumbent, the Brampton West Federal Liberal Riding Association without a candidate to run. The hopefuls for the Liberal nomination were Dipika Damerla, Raj Jhajj, Andrew Kania. Jhajj stepped down from the position, to be considered. Kania had sought the party's nomination in Brampton—Springdale, but then-Prime Minister Paul Martin placed Dr. Ruby Dhalla as the candidate. On September 12, the riding association gathered at the Marriott Courtyard Convention Centre, where Kania's selection was announced. Kania won by a small margin, with the election being one of the last to be called, with Kania not taking the lead until midnight; the Conservatives won nationally, with the Liberals losing around 20 seats. Kania commented, "I am thankful to the people of Brampton West for trusting me to represent them in circumstances where the Liberal Party lost about 20 seats.
Nobody will care more. They will not be disappointed and much good will come from this win." Seeback commented. It is the fifth recount ordered, post-election. List of Canadian federal electoral districts Past Canadian electoral districts " Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-01. Riding history from the Library of Parliament 2011 Results from Elections Canada Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
Endurance Idahor was a Nigerian football player who played for Sudanese club Al-Merreikh. On 6 March 2010, Idahor collapsed during a league game and died on his way to the hospital. In 2003, he tied for the Nigeria Premier League scoring title with 12 goals for Julius Berger and moved in 2005 to Dolphins FC. On 23 February 2006, Idahor left Dolphins and moved to Sudanese club Al-Merrikh, he was sent out on loan to Emirati club Al Nasr in January 2008 for 7 months. During his return he became a key player in the first team squad, becoming the top scorer and leading the club to their first CAF Confederation Cup final since 1989. Idahor has played for the U-23 Nigeria national football team, he died on the way to hospital. List of footballers who died while playing Player Profile
Lacus Veris is a small lunar mare on the Moon. In selenographic coordinates, the mare centered at 16.5° S, 86.1° W and is 396 km long. The mare extends along an irregular 90° arc from east to north, centered on the Mare Orientale, covering an area of about 12,000 km2. Author Eric Burgess proposed this mare as the location of a future manned lunar base, citing a 1989 study performed at the NASA Johnson Space Center; this small crescent-shaped mare region lies between the ring-shaped Inner and Outer Rook mountains that form part of the Orientale impact basin. It lies in a topographic lowland about 1 km below the surrounding peaks. Based on data collected during the Lunar Orbiter missions and from Earth-based telescopes, the mare includes some material from the surrounding highlands; the density of crater impacts indicates that this mare is an estimated 3.5 billion years old, it finished forming 340 million years after the impact that created the Oriental basin. The mare contains eleven sinuous rilles formed from lava tubes and channels, with lengths ranging from 4 to 51 km.
Many of these rilles flow to the base of the mountainous scarp. There are several shield volcano formations, each with a diameter of less than 10 km; the geological formations and the lack of collapse depressions suggest that the mare was formed by thin lava flow through tubes, rather than through basalt flooding by fissure eruptions. Shield Volcanoes in Lacus Veris!, LROC Post, 2012 Frame 4187 h2, Lunar Orbiter 4 Frame 4181 h2, Lunar Orbiter 4
Belmont Books known as Belmont Productions, was an American publisher of genre fiction paperback originals founded in 1960. It specialized in science fiction and fantasy, with titles appearing from 1961 through 1971; the company published books by such notable authors as Philip K. Dick, Philip José Farmer, Lin Carter, Robert Bloch, Frank Belknap Long, Gardner Fox. Belmont was owned by the same company. Belmont was formed by John L. Goldwater, Louis Silberkleit, Maurice Coyne, the co-founders of Archie Comics, who ran the pulp magazine publisher Columbia Publications; when Columbia was shut down in 1960, Goldwater and Coyne formed Belmont Books. According to the son of one of the founders, the name of the company came from Belmont Park, as the owners were fans of horse racing. Belmont's initial offerings were four titles — a Western, a mystery, a science fiction book, a detective book. Once they got going, Belmont published about 12 titles per month, with print runs of between 30,000–70,000 copies.
Rather than bookstores, their books were sold in railroad stations, bus terminals, drug stores, the lobbies of office buildings and hotels. From 1962–1965, Belmont published a number of science fiction anthologies, all edited by Ivan Howard, that featured content from the pulp magazines Science Fiction, Future Fiction, Science Fiction Quarterly, Dynamic Science Fiction, all of, published by Belmont co-owner Louis Silberkleit. Beginning in 1963, Belmont published nine updated The Shadow novels; the first one, Return of The Shadow, was by Walter B. Gibson; the remaining eight, published from 1964–1967, were written by Dennis Lynds under the pen name "Maxwell Grant." From 1969 to 1970, Belmont published a series of sword and sorcery novels by Gardner Fox, featuring the barbarian character Kothar. The firm merged with Tower Publications in 1971, forming Belmont Tower, under which name it continued publishing from 1971 through 1980. Michael Avallone: Shock Corridor — novelization of the screenplay of Samuel Fuller's film, written by one of the era's most ubiquitous and distinctive paperback pulpsmiths.
This tie-in title itself earned a share of cult fandom. Tales of the Frightened, edited by Boris Karloff — though based on the recordings by Karloff of the same title, featuring his image on the book cover, contained stories written by AvalloneRobert Bloch: House of the Hatchet More Nightmares — Belmont #L92-530 Terror — Belmont L92-537 Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper — Belmont #L92-527 Horror 7 — Belmont #90–275 The Living Demons — Belmont #B50-787 Ladies Day / This Crowded Earth — "A Belmont Double". U. S. T. Series: The Copulation Explosion Easy Ride The Lady Takes It All Off Ivan Howard: Escape to Earth — includes three stories from Future Fiction The Weird Ones — includes three stories from Future Fiction 6 and the Silent Scream — includes three stories from Science Fiction Novelets of Science Fiction — anthology containing L. Sprague de Camp's short story "The Galton Whistle" as well as four stories from Dynamic Science Fiction and four from Future Fiction Rare Science Fiction — includes three stories from Science Fiction Quarterly and four stories from Science Fiction Way Out — six of the seven stories are from Dynamic Science Fiction from the first issue Masters of Science Fiction — includes four stories from Science Fiction Things — includes three stories from Future Fiction Now and Beyond — includes four stories from Science Fiction and four from Future FictionLaurence Janifer: The Final Fear Damon Knight: The Metal Smile Lloyd Kropp: The Drift — reprint of 1969 original Frank Belknap Long: The Horror Expert The Hounds of Tindalos — story collection.
And Others Shall Be Born — bound with The Thief of Thoth by Lin Carter Lest Earth Be Conquered — reissued as The Androids Robert Payne: The Back of the Tiger Don Rico: Lorelei Joseph Ross: The Best of Amazing David Saunders: M Squad: The Chicago Cop Killer The Shadow: Return of The Shadow, by Walter B. Gibson The Shadow Strikes, by Dennis Lynds writing as Maxwell Grant Beware Shadow, by Dennis Lynds writing as Maxwell Grant Cry Shadow, by Dennis Lynds writing as Maxwell Grant The Shadow's Revenge, by Dennis Lynds writing as Maxwell Grant Mark of The Shadow, by Dennis Lynds writing as Maxwell Grant Shadow Go Mad, by Denni
Vicente Abad Santos was a Filipino Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was born in Pampanga, a city in Central Luzon. Two paternal uncles were prominent Filipinos during the American period, Chief Justice José Abad Santos, his brother Pedro, a leading socialist leader during the Commonwealth era. Santos earned his Bachelor's degree and degree in law at the University of the Philippines in Manila before earning a master's degree at Harvard Law School in the United States. After serving as a trial court judge, he joined the faculty of the University of the Philippines College of Law as its dean in 1958, he would serve as dean for the next 11 years. Abad Santos was appointed Secretary of Justice by President Ferdinand Marcos in 1970, he would serve in that capacity until January 1979. As early as June 1977, he was appointed to the Supreme Court, but he deferred accepting the appointment until January 17, 1979 when he was seated on the High Court. Long viewed as a supporter of Ferdinand Marcos, he displayed considerable independence from the Marcos government once he was seated on the Supreme Court.
By 1986, he was asked by the anti-Marcos opposition to swear into office Corazon Aquino's vice-presidential candidate Salvador Laurel at the height of the EDSA Revolution. When Aquino assumed the presidency on February 25, 1986, she asked for the resignation of the incumbent justices of the Supreme Court to allow her a free hand in reorganizing the Court. Abad Santos and fellow incumbent Justice Claudio Teehankee, Sr. were the President's first two appointments to the reorganized Supreme Court. However, Abad Santos retired shortly after, in July 1986, upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70. José Abad Santos Pedro Abad Santos Sevilla, Victor J.. Justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Vol. III. Quezon City, Philippines: New Day Publishers. Pp. 137–138. ISBN 971-10-0139-X
"Vande Mataram" is a Bengali poem written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1870s, which he included in his 1882 novel Anandamath. The poem was first sung by Rabindranath Tagore in 1896; the first two verses of the song were adopted as the National Song of India in October 1937 by the Congress Working Committee prior to the end of colonial rule in August 1947. An ode to the Motherland, it was written in Bengali script in the novel Anandmath; the title'Bande Mataram' means "I praise thee, Mother" or "I praise to thee, Mother". The "mother goddess" in verses of the song has been interpreted as the motherland of the people – Banga Mata and Bharat Mata, though the text does not mention this explicitly, it played a vital role in the Indian independence movement, first sung in a political context by Rabindranath Tagore at the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress. It became a popular marching song for political activism and Indian freedom movement in 1905. Spiritual Indian nationalist and philosopher Sri Aurobindo referred it as "National Anthem of Bengal".
The song and the novel containing it was banned by the British government, but workers and general public defied the ban, many went to colonial prisons for singing it, the ban was overturned by the Indians after they gained independence from the colonial rule. On 24 January, the Constituent Assembly of India has adopted "Vande Mataram" as national song. On the occasion, the first President of India, Rajendra Prasad stated that the song should be honoured with the national anthem of India, "Jana Gana Mana"; however the Constitution of India does not have any mention of "national song". The first two verses of the song are an abstract reference to mother and motherland, they do not mention any Hindu deity by name, unlike verses that do mention goddesses such as Durga. There is no time limit or circumstantial specification for the rendition of this song unlike the national anthem "Jana Gana Mana" that specifies 52 seconds; the root of the Sanskrit word Vande is Vand, which appears in other Vedic texts.
According to Monier Monier-Williams, depending on the context, vand means "to worship, to praise, laud, extol, to show honour, do homage, salute respectfully", or "deferentially, worship, adore", or "to offer anything respectfully to". The word Mātaram has Indo-European roots in mātár-, méter, mâter which mean "mother"; the first two verses of Vande Mataram adopted as the "National Song" read as follows: The complete original lyrics of the Vande Mataram is available at Vande Mataram – via Wikisource.. The first translation of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel Anandamath, including the poem Vande Mataram, into English was by Nares Chandra Sen-Gupta, with the fifth edition published in 1906 titled "The Abbey of Bliss". Here is the translation in prose of the above two stanzas rendered by Sri Aurobindo Ghosh; this has been adopted by the Government of India's national portal. The original Vande Mataram consists of six stanzas and the translation in prose for the complete poem by Shri Aurobindo appeared in Karmayogin, 20 November 1909.
Apart from the above prose translation, Sri Aurobindo translated Vande Mataram into a verse form known as Mother, I praise thee!. Sri Aurobindo commented on his English translation of the poem that "It is difficult to translate the National Song of India into verse in another language owing to its unique union of sweetness, simple directness and high poetic force." Vande Mataram has inspired many Indian poets and has been translated into numerous Indian languages, such as Tamil, Kannada, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi Urdu and others. Arif Mohammad Khan translated Vande Mataram in Urdu, it can be read in Urdu as: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was one of the earliest graduates of the newly established Calcutta University. After his BA, he joined the British Indian government as a civil servant, becoming a Deputy Collector and a Deputy Magistrate. Chattopadhyay was interested in recent events in Indian and Bengali history the Revolt of 1857 and the previous century's Sanyasi Rebellion. Around the same time, the administration was trying to promote "God Save the Queen" as the anthem for Indian subjects, which Indian nationalists disliked.
It is believed that the concept of Vande Mataram came to Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay when he was still a government official, around 1876. He wrote Vande Mataram at Chinsura, there is a white colour house of Adhya Family near river Hooghly. Chattopadhyay wrote the poem in a spontaneous session using words from Bengali; the poem was published in Chattopadhyay's book Anandamath in 1882, set in the events of the Sannyasi Rebellion. Jadunath Bhattacharya was asked to set a tune for this poem. "Vande Mataram" was one of the most popular songs of protest during the Indian independence movement. The British, in response made the recital of the song a crime; the British colonial government imprisoned many independence activists for disobeying the order, but workers and general public violated the ban many times by gathering together before British officials and singing it. Rabindranath Tagore sang Vande Mataram in 1896 at the Calcutta Congress Session held at Beadon Square. Dakhina Charan Sen sang it five years in 1901 at another session of the Congress at Calcutta.