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Companies House

Companies House is the United Kingdom's registrar of companies and is an executive agency and trading fund of Her Majesty's Government. It falls under the remit of the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy and is a member of the Public Data Group. All forms of companies are incorporated and registered with Companies House and file specific details as required by the current Companies Act 2006. All registered limited companies, including subsidiary and inactive companies, must file annual financial statements in addition to annual company returns, which are all public records. Only some registered unlimited companies are exempt from this requirement; the United Kingdom has had a system of company registration since 1844. The legislation governing company registration matters is the Companies Act 2006; the Joint Stock Companies Act 1844 permitted the incorporation of joint-stock companies only possible by the mechanisms of royal charter or private act, which had meant few companies were formed.

The act required that all companies formed under it were recorded on a public register, created the office of Registrar of Joint Stock Companies to be responsible for maintaining the register. Company registration in Scotland commenced in 1856, with the first company registered being'The Daily Bulletin Limited'; the first Registrar of Joint Stock Companies for Scotland was George Deane from 1856 to 1858, before he was transferred to the London office of Companies House to be Chief Clerk to the Registrar for England and Wales. The remaining staff were transferred to the office of the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, who took on the role of Registrar of Companies for Scotland. In 1982 the post of Q&LTR was transferred to the Crown Agent and the staff and functions relating to companies registration in Scotland were transferred to the Department of Trade and Industry on 1 April 1981. In October 1988, Companies House became an executive agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, in October 1991 started to operate as a trading fund, self-financing by retaining income from charges.

England and Wales are treated as a single jurisdiction with a unified register, separate from those of Scotland or Northern Ireland. Companies must advise Companies House of their intended registered office, which may be in England and Wales, in Scotland, or in Wales. On incorporation, companies will be either ‘Registered in England and Wales’, ‘Registered in Scotland’, or ‘Registered in Wales’. Companies in England must register in England and Wales, companies in Scotland must register in Scotland, while companies in Wales may choose to register in either England and Wales, or in Wales. Although actual legal registration is in either England and Wales, or in Wales, according to Companies House companies must display the company registered office location in a format similar to one of the following suggested formats: “On all company’s business letters, order forms and its websites, the company must show in legible lettering: the part of the United Kingdom in which the company is registered which is: For Companies registered in England and Wales either: Registered in England and Wales.

The Companies House office in Cardiff handles companies incorporated in Wales. These companies are subject to English law. There was another office at Nantgarw, however this location was closed in 2011; the London office at Petty France is purely a facility to file and view documents, which are processed in Cardiff. The Registrar of Companies for England and Wales is the Chief Executive Louise Smyth; the role of Chief Registrar is not a political one and the incumbent is a civil servant. The previous Chief Executive was Tim Moss. Companies House is responsible for dissolving companies. All companies registered in England and Wales have 8 digit registration numbers; the Edinburgh office handles companies incorporated in Scotland. These companies are subject to Scots law. Scottish company registration numbers are prefixed by the letters SC; the Companies Act 2006 was implemented on 1 October 2009 and the Northern Ireland companies register was integrated into Companies House. Companies House maintains a satellite office in Belfast, headed by the Registrar of Companies for Northern Ireland.

Before 1 October 2009 all limited companies in Northern Ireland were registered with the Department of Enterprise and Investment and were subject to Northern Ireland law. There are many different types of companies, including: Public limited company Private company limited by shares Private company limited by guarantee a non-commercial membership body which may, or may not, be charitable Private unlimited company Limited liability partnership Limited partnership Societas Europaea: European Union-wide company structure Companies incorporated by Royal Charter Community interest company: Usually a standard ltd company but regardless of the companies articles it must reinvest any and all profit Charitable incorporated organisation: a charity with limited liability All companies are required to appoint one or more directors and it is up to the members to appoint the people they believe will run the company well on their behalf; the only restrictions that prevent anyone becoming a director are they must be

Japanese submarine chaser CH-15

CH-15 was a No.13-class submarine chaser of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. CH-15 was laid down by Osaka Iron Works at its Sakurajima shipyard on 26 August 1940, launched on 23 December 1940, completed and commissioned on 31 March 1941. On 1 November 1946, she was designated a special cargo ship in the Allied Repatriation Service but never assumed duty due to the need for repairs. CH-15 was struck from the Navy List on 30 November 1945 and sold for scrap on 23 April 1948. "Escort Vessels of the Imperial Japanese Navy special issue". Ships of the World. Vol. 45. Kaijinsha. February 1996. Model Art Extra No.340, Drawings of Imperial Japanese Naval Vessels Part-1. Model Art Co. Ltd. October 1989; the Maru Special, Japanese Naval Vessels No.49, Japanese submarine chasers and patrol boats. Ushio Shobō. March 1981

The Voice Kids (Australian season 1)

The first and so far the only season of the Australian reality talent show The Voice Kids began on 22 June 2014 on Nine Network. The show was hosted by Darren McMullen and The Voice season 1 quarter-finalist Prinnie Stevens served as the backstage correspondent; the winner received a music and education scholarship worth $50,000 and a record deal with Universal Music. Former Spice Girls member Mel B, Delta Goodrem, The Madden Brothers were the coaches; each team of singers were developed by their coach. In the second stage, coaches had three of their team members battle against each other by singing the same song, with the coach choosing which one team member to advance; the third stage featured the remaining five artists from each team competing against each other in the Sing-offs, with the coach eliminating three artists from their team to form the team's final two. The remaining six artists competed against each other in the Grand Finale, which the television audience helps to decide the winner of The Voice Kids.

On 10 August 2014, Alexa Curtis of Team Delta was announced as the winner of the season, with Bella Yoseski of Team Madden and Maddison Brooke of Team Mel as runners-up. On 26 November 2013, it was announced that Delta Goodrem and Joel Madden, who were the coaches from the adult version of the show, had signed on as the first two coaches. Goodrem announced her departure from the adult version of the show to focus on her music career, but decided to join The Voice Kids as it "allows her the time to continue working on the show, to focus on new music". In her announcement, she revealed that Joel would be joining her in the show. On 1 February 2014, Nine Network revealed that former Spice Girls member Mel B and Good Charlotte's Benji Madden were the final two coaches for the series. Benji would team up with his brother Joel on the show. Darren McMullen, the host for the adult version, was announced as the show's first host; the Voice season 1 quarter-finalist Prinnie Stevens was announced as the show's backstage correspondent during the Blinds.

The auditions were opened to anyone between the age of 8 and 14, as of 1 January 2014. Contestants were to submit an online application via The Voice official website, which ended on 24 September 2013. Selected applicants out of the 8,000 hopefuls who applied for the auditions were invited to the producers' auditions in various capital cities. Two of the audition cities were Perth, Western Australia, held on 18 October 2013; the producers' auditions consisted of three stages. Firstly, the contestants had to sing a song together. Selected contestants from the first stage moved on to the second stage, where they had to sing for The Voice Kids head vocal coach, Lindsay Field; the last stage of the auditions required the contestants to sing for the show's executive producers. For the online applicants who live more than 200 km away from their capital cities, they were not invited to the producers' auditions. Instead, the producers reviewed each of their online audition videos. At the end of the auditions, the producers narrowed down the artists to the 100 who progressed onto the Blinds to perform for the coaches.

A special look at the series was premiered on 27 May 2014, featuring various artists from the Blinds covering an acoustic version of The Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get It Started". Colour key The first episode of the Blinds premiered on 22 June 2014. Four coaches chose teams of artists via this "blind audition" process; each coach had the length of the auditioner's performance to decide if he or she wants that artist to be on his or her team. Colour key The premiere episode was aired for one and a half hour and was viewed by 1.652 million people. The second episode was viewed by 1.665 million people. The third episode was viewed by 1.255 million people. The fourth episode was viewed by 1.150 million people. The fifth episode was viewed by 1.227 million people. The Battles began on 23 July and comprise episodes 6, 7, 8. After the Blinds, each coach had 15 artists for the Battles; each battle consisted of three artists within each team, concluded with the respective coach eliminating two of the three artists.

The five winners for each coach advanced to the Sing-offs. Colour key The sixth episode was aired for a half hour; the seventh episode was aired for a half hour. The eighth episode was aired for a half hour, it featured the last three rounds of the Battles, followed by the premiere of the Sing-offs. The Sing-offs begin after the Battles; the top fifteen artists perform for the coaches, with each coach eliminating three artists from their teams. The remaining top six artists advance to the Grand Finale. Colour key The eighth episode was aired for a half hour, it featured the last three rounds of the Battles, followed by the premiere of the Sing-offs. All artists reprised their performance from the Blinds in the Sing-offs; the Grand Finale was aired on 10 August. Unlike the adult version of the show, the Grand Finale was taped on 14 June 2014, with the final three's separate winning moments being pre-recorded; the public votes decided which of the three winning moments would go on air at the end of the show, crowning the respective artist as The Voice Kids.

Colour key Round 1In this phase of the competition, each of the top six finalists took the stage and performed a solo song. The coaches eliminated one artist from their respective teams, forming the final three artists who advanced to the next round. Round 2The final roun

Kalachuris of Tripuri

The Kalachuris of Tripuri known the Kalachuris of Chedi, ruled parts of central India during 7th to 13th centuries. Their core territory included the historical Chedi region, their capital was located at Tripuri; the origin of the dynasty is uncertain, although one theory connects them to the Kalachuris of Mahishmati. By the 10th century, the Kalachuris of Tripuri had consolidated their power by raiding neighbouring territories and by fighting wars with the Gurjara-Pratiharas, the Chandelas and the Paramaras, they had matrimonial relations with the Rashtrakutas and the Chalukyas of Kalyani. In the 1030s, the Kalachuri king Gangeyadeva assumed imperial titles after achieving military successes at his eastern and northern frontiers; the kingdom reached its zenith during the reign of his son Lakshmikarna, who assumed the title Chakravartin after military campaigns against several neighbouring kingdoms. He controlled a part of the Paramara and Chandela kingdoms for a brief period; the dynasty declined after Lakshmikarna, whose successors lost control of their northern territories to the Gahadavalas.

Trailokyamalla, the last known ruler of the dynasty, ruled at least until 1212 CE, but it is not certain how and when his reign ended. In the half of the 13th century, the former Kalachuri territories came under the control of the Paramaras and the Chandelas, under the Delhi Sultanate; the Kalachuri inscriptions, such as the Gyaraspur inscription of prince Valleka, trace the dynasty's ancestry to Kartavirya Arjuna, a legendary Heheya king who ruled from Mahishmati. According to the 12th century poem Prithviraja Vijaya, the dynasty descended from Kartavirya through one Sahasika, a maternal ancestor of the poem's hero Prithviraja III; the poem traces Kartavirya's mythical ancestry to his son Budha. Historian V. V. Mirashi connected the Kalachuris of Tripuri to the early Kalachuris of Mahishmati, who ruled in the west-central India. Mirashi theorized that the early Kalachuris moved their capital from Mahishmati to Kalanjara at the end of the 7th century, moved to Tripuri. However, there is no concrete evidence.

Little is known about the earliest rulers of the dynasty, who find mentions in the inscriptional genealogies. The earliest extant inscriptions of the dynasty have been discovered at Chhoti Sagar; these inscriptions are from the reign of Shankaragana I, have been dated to the 8th century CE. The Karitalai inscription of Lakshmanaraja I eulogizes a Rashtrakuta king, mentions the defeat of one Nagabhata; this suggests that during this time, the Kalachuris were subordinate to their southern neighbours - the Rashtrakuta emperors, fought against their northern neighbours - the Pratihara emperors. They had multiple marital connections to the Rashtrakutas. However, by the time of Lakshmanaraja's son or grandson Kokalla I, they had shifted their allegiance to the Pratiharas. Kokalla I appears to have been the first powerful ruler of the dynasty, as he finds regular mentions in the genealogies of the Kalachuri rulers. According to the Ratnapura Kalachuri inscriptions, he had 18 sons, the eldest of whom succeeded him on the throne, while the others became provincial governors.

The number 18 should not be taken in this context, as it was considered an auspicious number, in this context, may have been used to indicate that Kokalla had many sons. The eldest son was Shankaragana II, whom modern scholars identify with the person mentioned by the names "Prasiddha-dhavala", "Mugdha-tunga", "Rana-vigraha" in various sources. Of the other sons, an unnamed prince became the progenitor of the Ratnapura branch. Other sons of Kokalla I included Arjuna, mentioned in Rashtrakuta inscriptions. Valleka's inscription states that he was a son of queen Nata, who can be identified with the Chandela princess "Natta" mentioned as a wife of Kokalla in the Varanasi inscription of the ruler Karna. Valleka appeasrs to have been the last Kalachuri governor of the area around Gyaraspur, which subsequently became a part of the Chandela territory; the inscription states that Valleka served king Bhoja, described as the ruler of the earth, mentions that Valleka defeated several other kings in Bhoja's service.

King Bhoja can be identified with the Gurjara-Pratihara emperor Mihira Bhoja, mentioned in other Kalachuri inscriptions. These other inscriptions include the Bilhari inscription, which describes Bhoja as one of the "pillars of glory" erected by Kokalla I; the descriptions in these two inscriptions had led earlier scholars to believe that Kokalla subjugated Bhoja, but Valleka's inscription suggests that the Kalachuris were subordinate to the Pratihara emperor Bhoja. Based on Valleka's inscription, epigraphist Richard G. Salomon theorizes that Kokalla I was a subordinate of Bhoja, played an important role in expanding the south-eastern borders of the Pratihara empire, his submission to Bhoja may have been nominal, he appears to have laid the foundation of Kalachuri empire by expanding his own sphere of influence in the southern part of the Pratihara empire. The Kalachuri inscriptions exaggerate Kokalla's glory, use wording that plays down the subordinate position of the Kalachuris. After the decline of the Rashtrakuta and


ModelSim is a multi-language HDL simulation environment by Mentor Graphics, for simulation of hardware description languages such as VHDL, Verilog and SystemC, includes a built-in C debugger. ModelSim can be used independently, or in conjunction with Intel Quartus Prime, Xilinx ISE or Xilinx Vivado. Simulation is performed automatically using scripts. Mentor HDL simulation products are offered in multiple editions, such as Questa Sim. Questa Sim offers high-performance and advanced debugging capabilities, while ModelSim PE is the entry-level simulator for hobbyists and students. Questa Sim is used in large multi-million gate designs, is supported on Microsoft Windows and Linux, in 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. ModelSim can be used with MATLAB/Simulink, using Link for ModelSim. Link for ModelSim is a fast bidirectional co-simulation interface between ModelSim. For such designs, MATLAB provides a numerical simulation toolset, while ModelSim provides tools to verify the hardware implementation & timing characteristics of the design.

ModelSim uses a unified kernel for simulation of all supported languages, the method of debugging embedded C code is the same as VHDL or Verilog. ModelSim and Questa Sim products enable simulation and debugging for the following languages: VHDL Verilog Verilog 2001 SystemVerilog PSL SystemC Altera Quartus Icarus Verilog List of HDL simulators NCSim Verilator Xilinx ISE Xilinx Vivado Official website

Jōkōji Station

Jōkōji Station is a railway station in the city of Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, operated by Central Japan Railway Company. Jōkōji Station is served by the Chūō Main Line, is located 368.8 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Tokyo Station and 28.1 kilometers from Nagoya Station. The station has two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing and located on an embankment with the station building below; the station building is unattended. Jōkōji began as the Tamano Signal Stop on May 19, 1919, it was upgraded to the Jōkōji Provisional Stop on August 15, 1920 and to a full passenger station on January 1, 1924. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control and operation of the Central Japan Railway Company. In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 157 passengers daily. Tōkai Nature Trail Kakegawa Elementary School Aigi Tunnel List of Railway Stations in Japan Media related to Jokoji Station at Wikimedia Commons