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Callistemon

Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814. The entire genus is endemic to Australia but cultivated in many other regions and naturalised in scattered locations, their status as a separate taxon is in doubt, some authorities accepting that the difference between callistemons and melaleucas is not sufficient for them to be grouped in a separate genus. Callistemon species have been referred to as bottlebrushes because of their cylindrical, brush like flowers resembling a traditional bottle brush, they are found in the more temperate regions of Australia along the east coast and favour moist conditions so when planted in gardens thrive on regular watering. However, two species are found in Tasmania and several others in the south-west of Western Australia. At least some species are drought-resistant and some are used in ornamental landscaping elsewhere in the world; the genus Callistemon was first formally described in 1814 by Robert Brown. In his description he noted that the genus includes “those species of Metrosideros that have inflorescence similar to that of Melaleuca, distinct elongated filaments.”

Carl Linnaeus had described the genus Melaleuca in 1767 and in 1867, George Bentham brought all the Metrosideros species into Melaleuca. Bentham described melaleucas as having stamens united in bundles opposite the petals. In his 1864 description of Callistemon salignus in Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae, Ferdinand von Mueller noted that the difference between the genera was “entirely artificial”. George Bentham noted in Flora Australiensis that Callistemon “passes into Melaleuca, with which F. Mueller proposes to unite it.” In 1876, Henri Ernest Baillon proposed in Histoire des Plantes that Callistemon, as well as Calothamnus and Lamarchea be merged into Melaleuca. Most authors had preserved the distinction between the two genera Callistemon and Melaleuca until 1998. In that year, in recognition of the fact that the callistemons and melaleucas on New Caledonia were related, Lyndley Craven and J. W. Dawson transferred the callistemons on that island to Melaleuca though some do not have stamens fused in 5 groups.

On the basis of DNA evidence, in 2006 and 2009 Craven moved all but four callistemons to melaleuca. Those four were Callistemon forresterae, Callistemon genofluvialis, Callistemon kenmorrisonii and Callistemon nyallingensis which were regarded as being hybrids; the new description of Melaleuca has been accepted by some herbaria but not all. For example, the Queensland Herbarium accepts Melaleuca flammea but the New South Wales Herbarium accepts Callistemon acuminatus. In 2012, Frank Udovicic and Roger Spencer transferred the newly described species of melaleuca with separate stamens to Callistemon, their argument is. They further argue that if all the genera Beaufortia, Calothamnus, Eremaea, Phymatocarpus were combined there would be no characteristics that would define the group. Many commercial nurseries continue to use the name ‘’Callistemon’’; these species can be propagated either from the seeds. Flowering is in spring and early summer, but conditions may cause flowering at other times of the year.

The obvious parts of the flower masses are stamens, with the pollen at the tip of the filament. Flower heads vary in colour with species; each flower head produces a profusion of triple-celled seed capsules around a stem which remain on the plant with the seeds enclosed until stimulated to open when the plant dies or fire causes the release of the seeds. A few species release the seeds annually. Bottlebrush plants can be grown in pots, they have been grown in Europe since a specimen of Callistemon citrinus was introduced to Kew Gardens in London by Joseph Banks in 1789. There are about 50 species of callistemon, they include: List of Callistemon cultivars Data related to Callistemon at Wikispecies Media related to Callistemon at Wikimedia Commons The Callistemon Page Australian National Botanic Gardens: Callistemon

Blitz

Blitz, German for "lightning", may refer to: Blitzkrieg, a rapid attack by combined forces, used by Germany in the Second World War The Blitz, the German aerial campaign against Britain in the Second World War Blitz, a list of people Bobby Ellsworth, American thrash metal musician known as Blitz Blitz BASIC, a dialect of the BASIC programming language BlitzMail, the internal e-mail network at Dartmouth College Blitz++, a C++ class library for scientific computing Blitz, a cloud-based load-and performance-testing service World of Tanks Blitz, a mobile version of World of Tanks for tablets and smartphones Blitz, a bombing game for the Commodore Vic-20 Blitz: The League, a 2005 American football game series developed by Midway Games Cray Blitz, chess program for the Cray supercomputer Bejeweled Blitz Tetris Blitz Blitz, a type of defensive maneuver Bakersfield Blitz, former arena football team Chicago Blitz, a United States Football League team in the 1980s London Blitz, a London-based team Montreal Blitz, a women's team Syracuse Blitz, former Professional Indoor Football League team The Blitz, a TV show on ESPNEWS Blitz, the mascot of the Seattle Seahawks Blitz defence, a defensive technique used in rugby union Blitz, a Japanese tuning company which competes in the D1 Grand Prix SV Blitz Breslau, former German soccer team Utah Blitzz, former professional soccer team Blitz, a British punk rock band Blitz, a new wave Brazilian band from the 1980s Blitz, 2009 KMFDM studio album Blitz!, by Lionel Bart based on The Blitz Blitz Club, a techno nightclub in Munich, Germany The Blitz, 1984 The Blitz, 2002 Blitz chess, fast chess in which each player is allotted only five minutes Blitz, a card game Blitz, an American football themed Beanie Baby Blitz, the alter-ego of George in the web comic Bob and George Blitz, a fictional anthropomorphic doberman from the action/comedy cartoon Road Rovers Blitz, a robot dog from the cartoon C.

O. P. S. Zorin Blitz, from the manga Hellsing Blitz, a Flash-based Big Bang Comics hero Blitz, the villain in the 2011 film of the same name the Blitz, in the "Blitzgiving" episode of the TV show How I Met Your Mother Blitz, a playable character in the video game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege Blitz Games, British computer games company Blitz Research, New Zealand software company SMS Blitz, an Imperial German Navy light cruiser Blitz, a 2011 film starring Jason Statham Blitz, alternative title of the 1986 Michael Verhoeven film Killing Cars Blitz, a 1980s night club in London Blitz, a radical youth movement in Norway BLITZ, an influential British "style" magazine of the 1980s Blitz, a Portuguese music magazine, started in 1984 as a newspaper Blitz, Indian investigative newspaper, started in 1941 by Russi Karanjia Weekly Blitz, a weekly Bangladeshi newspaper Opel Blitz, a German lorry built by Opel Bristol Blitz, Hull Blitz, the German Second World War bombing campa targeting Kingston upHull Rotterdam Blitz, the German bomb raid on RotterdaNetherlands in 1940 Blitzy, a fictional dog character from Mona Vampire

Anandaram Dhekial Phookan College

Anandaram Dhekial Phookan College is an undergraduate and postgraduate college established in the year 1959 at South Haibargaon of Nagaon district in Assam. The college is affiliated to Gauhati University. Assamese Arabic Bengali Education English Economics History Political science Philosophy Botany Chemistry Computer science Geography Herbal Science & Technology Mathematics Physics Statistics Zoology Accountancy In 2016 the college has been awarded "A" grade with CGPA 3.11 by National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The college is recognised by University Grants Commission. Official website

F-logic

F-logic is a knowledge representation and ontology language. F-logic combines the advantages of conceptual modeling with object-oriented, frame-based languages and offers a declarative and simple syntax, as well as the well-defined semantics of a logic-based language. Features include, among others, object identity, complex objects, polymorphism, query methods, encapsulation. F-logic stands in the same relationship to object-oriented programming as classical predicate calculus stands to relational database programming. F-logic was developed by Michael Kifer at Stony Brook University and Georg Lausen at the University of Mannheim. F-logic was developed for deductive databases, but is now most used for semantic technologies the semantic web. F-logic is considered as one of the formalisms for ontologies, but description logic is more popular and accepted, as is the DL-based OWL. A development environment for F-logic was developed in the NeOn project and is used in a range of applications for information integration, question answering and semantic search.

Prior to the version 4 of Protégé ontology editor, F-Logic is supported as one of the two kinds of ontology. The frame syntax of the Rule Interchange Format Basic Logic Dialect standardized by the World Wide Web Consortium is based on F-logic. In contrast to description logic based ontology formalism the semantics of F-logic are that of a closed world assumption as opposed to DL's open world assumption. F-logic is undecidable, whereas the SHOIN description logic that OWL DL is based on is decidable; however it is possible to represent more expressive statements in F-logic than are possible with description logics. The most comprehensive description of F-logic was published in 1995; the preliminary paper from 1989 won the 1999 Test of Time Award from ACM SIGMOD. A follow-up paper from 1992 won the 2002 Test of Time Award from ACM SIGMOD. Classes and individuals may be defined in F-logic as follows: man::person. Woman::person. Brad:man. Angelina:woman; this states, that "men and women are persons" and that "Brad is a man", "Angelina is a woman".

Statements about classes and individuals may be made: person. Brad. married. This defines that "the son of a person is a man", "Maddox and Pax are the sons of Brad" and "Brad and Angelina are married". In addition it is possible to represent axioms in F-logic in the following manner: man <- person AND NOT woman. X:person <- Y:man. These mean "X is a man if X is a person but not a woman" and "if X is the son of Y X is a person and Y is the father of X"; the Flora-2 system introduced a number of changes to the syntax of F-logic, making it more suitable for a knowledge representation and reasoning system as opposed to just a theoretical logic. In particular, variables became prefixed with a?-mark, the distinction between functional and multi-valued properties was dropped and replaced by cardinality constraints, plus other important changes. For instance, the above pair of sentences look like this in Flora-2: man <- person \and \naf woman.? X:person <-? Y:man. Here \naf is default negation. Flora-2 is an extension of F-logic with HiLog, Transaction logic, defeasible reasoning.

Ergo is a commercial system based on F-logic, which extends Flora-2. PathLP is a full logic programming language based on F-logic. FLORID is a C++ — based implementation Web Services Modeling Language Semantic Web Services Language ObjectLogic language is based on F-logic.

Netaji Subhash High Altitude Training Centre

Netaji Subhash High Altitude Training Centre known as High Altitude Training Centre is one of the academic wings of the Sports Authority of India and is in Hill city of Shilaroo, 52 km from Shimla. The training center is spread over the 78 acres at the altitude of 8000 feet and has all the equipment and other facilities for many sports; the main aim of this institute is to help the players to acclimatize to high altitude conditions. Founded in 1984, the Netaji Subhash High Altitude Training Centre was established by Sports Authority of India. After considering locations, Shilaroo was selected due to climate conditions that will help players build endurance and quick recovery after the heavy training sessions; the High Altitude Training Centre was established for the training of national players in sports such as boxing, wrestling and gymnastics. Gymnasium and swimming pool Hockey field astroturf and three grass fields Athletic track Basketball courts 100 beds Hostel The Shilaroo Hockey Stadium was constructed in 2010 and maintained by Sports Authority of India.

It has modern facilities for hockey like synthetic turf, etc. Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education National Institute of Sports National Sports University

Late Night Tales: Midlake

Late Night Tales: Midlake is a mix album compiled by folk rock band Midlake and released through Late Night Stories on March 28, 2011. The album is the 23rd in the Late Night Tales series. Midlake's Late Night Tales selection'"tracks the fringes where disparate strains of art-rock and folk-rock rub up against each other...an intriguing blend of old and new, with antique obscurities by such as Jimmie Spheeris and Bob Carpenter alongside more recent cuts from the likes of Espers and Björk." Their compilation features tracks from artists such as Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span, Björk, Vashti Bunyan. It features an exclusive in Midlake's cover of the Black Sabbath song "Am I Going Insane" off their 1975 album Sabotage. Official Midlake site Official Midlake Late Night Tales Page