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Demographics of Oman

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Oman, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. About 50% of the population in Oman lives in Muscat and the Batinah coastal plain northwest of the capital; some 2 million expatriates live in Oman, most of whom are workers from India, Bangladesh, Morocco and the Philippines. Since 1970, the government has given high priority to education in order to develop a domestic work force, which the government considers a vital factor in the country's economic and social progress. In 1986, Oman's first university, Sultan Qaboos University, opened. Other post secondary institutions include a law school, technical college, banking institute, teachers' training college, health sciences institute; some 200 scholarships are awarded each year for study abroad. Nine private colleges exist. Since 1999, the government has embarked on reforms in higher education designed to meet the needs of a growing population.

Under the reformed system, four public regional universities were created, incentives are provided by the government to promote the upgrading of the existing nine private colleges and the creation of other degree-granting private colleges. Structure of the population: Structure of the population: Births and deaths According to the CIA, Oman's population consists of Arab, South Asian, African ethnic groups. Omani society is tribal. Oman has three known types of identities. Two of these identities are'tribalism' and'Ibadism'; the first two identities are widespread in the interior of Oman. The third identity, which pertains to Muscat and the coastal areas of Oman, is an identity that has become embodied in business and trade; the third identity is seen to be more open and tolerant towards others. Thus, tension between socio-cultural groups in Omani society exists. More important is the existence of social inequality between these three groups; because of the combination of a small Omani population and a fast-growing oil-driven economy, Oman has attracted many migrants.

At the 2014 census the total expatriate population was 43.7 % of the population. Most migrants are males from Bangladesh or Pakistan. Female migrant workers are from Indonesia, the Philippines or Sri Lanka. Migrants from Arab countries account for 68,986 migrants and other Asian countries for 12,939 migrants. There were 1,540 from the United States and 15,565 from other countries; the following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook. Age structure 0-14 years: 30.1% 15-24 years: 18.69% 25-54 years: 43.8% 55-64 years: 3.92% 65 years and over: 3.49% Median age total: 25.6 years male: 26.6 years female: 24.2 years Birth rate 24 births/1,000 population Death rate 3.3 deaths/1,000 population Population growth rate 2.03% Urbanization urban population: 84.5% of total population rate of urbanisation: 5.25% annual rate of change Sex ratio at birth: 1.05 male/female 0-14 years: 1.05 male/female 15-24 years: 1.1 male/female 25-54 years: 1.38 male/female 55-64 years: 1.14 male/female 65 years and over: 0.99 male/female total population: 1.19 male/female Infant mortality rate total: 12.8 deaths/1,000 live births male: 13.1 deaths/1,000 live births female: 12.5 deaths/1,000 live births Life expectancy at birth total population: 75.7 years male: 73.7 years female: 77.7 years (2017 estObesity - adult prevalence rate 27% Children under the age of 5 years underweight 9.7% noun: Omani adjective: Omani Islam 85.9%, Christian 6.5%, Hindu 5.5%, Buddhist 0.8%, Jewish <0.1, Other 1%, Unaffiliated 0.2% Arabic, Baluchi, Hindi, Lawati, Zadjali, Kamzari, Jibbali: Shehri, Habyoti, Hikmani, Malayalam and other Indian languages definition: Literacy has been described as the ability to read for knowledge and write coherently and think critically about the written word.

Total population: 91.1% male: 93.6% female: 85.6% Today several thousand Omani-born people have emigrated abroad. The figures are shown below. Freedom of religion in Oman Religion in Oman Islam in Oman Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Georgia State Route 255

State Route 255 is a 19.7-mile-long S-shaped state highway located in the North Georgia mountains section of the U. S. state of Georgia. It travels through Habersham counties. SR 255 begins at an intersection with SR 115 east in White County; the route heads northeast, crosses over Blue Creek and travels through Batesville. Farther to the east, it passes New Blue Creek Cemetery and intersects SR 384, it crosses over Brasstown Creek shortly before it crosses over Chattahoochee River and enters Habersham County. Just after the county line, SR 255 crosses over Amys Creek and meets SR 17; the two highways share a concurrency. During the concurrency, SR 17/SR 255 intersect SR 255 Alt. and cross Maudlin Mill and Chickamauga Creeks before they reach Sautee Nacoochee. At Maudlin Mill Creek, they cross back into White County. There, SR 255 splits to the north. Just prior to curving to the northeast, the route crosses over Ben Creek, just after that curve, it crosses over Bean Creek and enters Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.

Northeast of Bean Creek, SR 255 intersects Sky Lake Road. Just after Sky Lake Road, the highway has a second crossing over Chickamauga Creek, it heads to the east, re-enters Habersham County, at the same time exiting the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. A short while afterward, SR 255 has a second intersection with SR 255 Alt. Just northeast of that intersection, the route re-enters the Chattahoochee–Oconee National Forest; the highway heads north-northeast to meet its northern terminus, an intersection with SR 197 in Batesville. SR 255 travels through the historic Sautee Valley Historic District. No section of SR 255 is part of the National Highway System, a system of routes determined to be the most important for the nation's economy and defense. SR 255 was established in 1949 along an alignment from Sautee to Batesville. In 1953, a section from Sautee to just inside the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest was paved. By 1960, the entire route from Sautee to Batesville was paved, the section from the current western terminus to the southern intersection with SR 17 was paved.

It is unknown. State Route 255 Alternate is a 3.3-mile-long alternate route for SR 255. Its route is shorter and more direct than the mainline, bypasses the Sautee Valley Historic District, unincorporated community of Sautee; the highway is within Habersham County. None of SR 255 Alt., included as a part of the National Highway System, a system of routes determined to be the most important for the nation's economy and defense. SR 255 Alt. was established between 1960 and 1963 on the same routing as today. The entire route is in Habersham County. Georgia portal U. S. Roads portal

Mizz Beats

Mizz Beats is a record producer and DJ from London. She has collaborated with Dizzee Rascal and Roots Manuva. "Purple Love"/"Test" collaboration with Silkie "My World"/"The Jester" Are We the Dictators? EP Pimpin white label EP "Blue Night" from the DJ/rupture and Matt Shadetek mix Solar Life Raft "Signal" by D Double E "Colossal Insight" by Roots Manuva "Saw It Coming" by Wiley feat. Jammer, JME, Ears & Syer "Hoodie" by Lady Sovereign "Dean" by Dizzee Rascal "R U Listning?" by Ears "Purple Love" by Silkie & Mizz Beats "Riot!" by D Smoke & SiR - Rebel "Up & Down" by Fat Ron & SiR - 80 Dollars "LL Cool Whip" by D Smoke - "Boozhie" by D Smoke feat. Sha'Lea Nikole & Fat Ron "149" by DELS "Honey Jack" by D Smoke feat. Terrace Martin - Inglewood High

José Luis Cuevas

José Luis Cuevas was a Mexican artist and was one of the first to challenge the dominant Mexican muralism movement as a prominent member of the Generación de la Ruptura. He was a self-taught artist, whose styles and influences are moored to the darker side of life depicting distorted figures and the debasement of humanity, he had remained a controversial figure throughout his career, not only for his shocking images, but for his opposition to writers and artists who he feels participate in corruption or create only for money. In 1992, the José Luis Cuevas Museum was opened in the historic center of Mexico City holding most of his work and his personal art collection. José Luis Cuevas was born on February 1934, to a middle-class family in Mexico City, he was born on the upper floor of the paper and pencil factory belonging to his paternal grandfather, Adalberto Cuevas. When he was ten years old, he began studies at the National School of Painting and Sculpture "La Esmeralda", he started to illustrate newspapers and books.

However, he was forced to abandon his studies in 1946. The illness left him bedridden for two years. During this time, he learned engraving work taught by Lola Cueot of Mexico City College. At age fourteen, he rented a space on Donceles street to use as a studio instead of returning to school as his poor health meant that did not know how long he might live, he decided. Cuevas learned how to horse back basket weave for money, he worked on illustrations for The News, despite his lack of formal training, he taught art history classes at Coronet Hall Institute. One element of his training was the opportunity to visit the La Castaneda mental hospital where his brother worked to draw the patients. Cuevas was sometimes described as vain, a pathological liar and a hypochondriac, obsessed with sickness and death his own. Writer René Avilés Fabila once said that “The greatest love of José Luis Cuevas is named José Luis Cuevas, because he is an artist more in love with himself than with his work.” The reason for this quote is that he has done so many self-portraits that it is like having a large number of mirrors.

Cuevas stated that he did not believe that he was vain and says that idea started in 1955 when he decided to take a picture of himself every day, which he continued to do up to the end of his life. He was one of the most photographed contemporary artists of Mexico. One ludicrous story states that he visited a “vampire brothel” where they scratch and paw at customers. Other story relates him to a 70-year-old woman named Gloria who he tried to seduce and another one that Marlene Dietrich threw herself at him, he admitted to being defensive, concerned about being cast in a negative light. He claimed Julio Scherer García as an enemy for interfering with his writing career, he had feuds with painter Rufino Tamayo. He claimed that José Chávez Morado, Guillermo González Camarena and the "Frente Popular de Artes Plasticas" were envious of him and that they accused him of working with the CIA in the 1950s when he was coming out after mainstream artists. In his final years, he made deferences by opening his museum to all of his friends but those he considers enemies were not permitted inside.

In the 1960s, he went to Morocco to study meeting painter Francis Bacon in Tangiers. He became an atheist after the death of his mother in the 1970s. From 1976 to 1979, he “self-exiled”, leaving Mexico for France, working on various books and lithographs for publication; when he returned to Mexico, he presented the exhibition “José Luis Cuevas. El regreso de otro hijo pródigo.”. Despite his predictions that he would live to over a hundred because various tarot readings had told him so, Cuevas died on July 3, 2017, in Mexico City at the age of 83. Cuevas married his first wife, Bertha Riestra, in 1961, he met Bertha at the La Castaneda hospital while she was there doing community painting. Her parents did not attend the wedding. Despite being married, he gained a reputation as a womanizer, nicknamed “gato macho” or seducer of women, which he took advantage of to promote himself. In a Mexico City newspaper column written by him, he claimed, he states that Bertha was not allowed the same freedom and that she never knew about his affairs despite his writings about them.

He and Bertha had three daughters, Mariana and María Jose. In 2000, Berta Riestra, his wife and, at the time, the director of the José Luis Cuevas Museum, died due to breast cancer and leukemia; the following year, he met Beatriz del Carmen Bazán. Cuevas and his wife both lived in the San Ángel neighborhood of Mexico City; the house was built for Cuevas in the 1970s by architects Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro González de León in a style reminiscent of Luis Barragán. The walls are tones of gray with straight lines; the interior is minimalist with paintings by the artist on the walls and wood furniture with Mexican textiles. While the house is clean and orderly, the space dedicated as his studio is messy, strewn with books, old machinery, a telescope, many photographs and more. Within a career that spanned over seventy years, Cuevas was a painter, draftsman, engraver and printmaker There have been solo exhibitions od Cuevas' work in museums and galleries throughout the world, his first exhibition was when he was only fourteen at the Seminario Axiologico but no one came, the works came off the walls and were stepped on.

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Ugo Colombini

Ugo Colombini is a former professional tennis player and sports agent from Italy. Colombini, who comes from Milan, turned professional in 1986. Early in his career he appeared in the main draw of Grand Prix tournaments in Bari and Milan, but featured on tour as a doubles player, he did however continue to play singles on the Challenger tour, a career which included a win over world number 22 Darren Cahill in Cape Town and a title win in Nigeria. In 1989 he had his best year on the doubles circuit, he won a Challenger title in Dublin, made the second round of the French Open and reached Grand Prix semi-finals in Nancy and St. Vincent, he twice competed at the Wimbledon Championships, in the men's doubles in 1989 and mixed doubles in 1991. Colombini is now a successful player agent who have been involved with high profile players including Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Murray, he began this career in 2000 at Florida sports agency Sports Marketing Consultants later became an independent agent. Del Potro was aged 12.

He struck sponsorship deals for del Potro with Wilson. When del Potro won the 2009 US Open, Colombini was one of the few people in his player's box, he has remained with del Potro despite being a stand-along agent, earning del Potro's loyalty, where most other top players are signed with big companies. In 2013 he joined Andy Murray's expanding management team, he has known Murray. His role makes him responsible for Murray's tournament-related activity. Ugo Colombini at the Association of Tennis Professionals Ugo Colombini at the International Tennis Federation

Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service is one of the fourteen American Pulitzer Prizes annually awarded for journalism. It recognizes a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper or news site through the use of its journalistic resources, which may include editorials, photographs, graphics and other online material, may be presented in print or online or both; the Public Service prize was one of the original Pulitzers, established in 1917, but no award was given that year. It is the only prize in the program that awards a gold medal and is the most prestigious one for a newspaper to win; as with other Pulitzer Prizes, a committee of jurors narrows the field to three nominees, from which the Pulitzer Board picks a winner and finalists. Finalists have been made public since 1980; the Pulitzer Board issues an official citation explaining the reason for the award. In its first 97 years to 2013, the Public Service Pulitzer was awarded 96 times. There were four years for which no award was given, two prizes were awarded in the years 1967, 1990, 2006.

In 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955 and 1959, prizes were awarded to two newspapers. A reporter was first named in 1947. 1917: no award given 1918: The New York Times, "for its public service in publishing in full so many official reports and speeches by European statesmen relating to the progress and conduct of the war." 1919: Milwaukee Journal, "for its strong and courageous campaign for Americanism in a constituency where foreign elements made such a policy hazardous from a business point of view." 1920: no award given 1921: Boston Post, "for its exposure of the operations of Charles Ponzi by a series of articles which led to his arrest." 1922: New York World, "for articles exposing the operations of the Ku Klux Klan, published during September and October, 1921." 1923: Memphis Commercial Appeal, "for its courageous attitude in the publication of cartoons and the handling of news in reference to the operations of the Ku Klux Klan." 1924: New York World, "for its work in connection with the exposure of the Florida peonage evil," which helped bring an end to convict leasing in Florida 1925: no award given 1926: Columbus Enquirer Sun, "for the service which it rendered in its brave and energetic fight against the Ku Klux Klan.

1927: Canton Daily News, "for its brave and effective fight for the ending of a vicious state of affairs brought about by collusion between city authorities and the criminal element, a fight which had a tragic result in the assassination of the editor of the paper, Mr. Don R. Mellett." 1928: Indianapolis Times, "for its work in exposing political corruption to Indiana, prosecuting the guilty and bringing about a more wholesome state of affairs in civil government." 1929: New York Evening World, "for its effective campaign to correct evils in the administration of justice, including the fight to curb'ambulance chasers,' support of the'fence' bill, measures to simplify procedure, prevent perjury and eliminate politics from municipal courts. 1930: no award given 1931: The Atlanta Constitution, "for a successful municipal graft exposure and consequent convictions." 1932: Indianapolis News, "for its successful campaign to eliminate waste in city management and to reduce the tax levy." 1933: New York World-Telegram, "for its series of articles on veterans relief, on the real estate bond evil, the campaign urging voters in the late New York City municipal election to "write in" the name of Joseph V. McKee, the articles exposing the lottery schemes of various fraternal organizations."

1934: Medford Mail Tribune, "for its campaign against unscrupulous politicians in Jackson County, Oregon." 1935: The Sacramento Bee, "for its campaign against political machine influence in the appointment of two Federal judges in Nevada." 1936: Cedar Rapids Gazette, "for its crusade against corruption and misgovernment in the State of Iowa." 1937: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "for its exposure of wholesale fraudulent registration in St. Louis. By a coordinated news and cartoon campaign this newspaper succeeded in invalidating upwards of 40,000 fraudulent ballots in November and brought about the appointment of a new election board." 1938: Bismarck Tribune, "for its news reports and editorials entitled,'Self Help in the Dust Bowl.'" 1939: Miami Daily News, "for its campaign for the recall of the Miami City Commission." 1940: Waterbury Republican & American, "for its campaign exposing municipal graft." 1941: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "for its successful campaign against the city smoke nuisance." 1942: Los Angeles Times, "for its successful campaign which resulted in the clarification and confirmation for all American newspapers of the right of free press as guaranteed under the Constitution."

1943: Omaha World-Herald, "for its initiative and originality in planning a state-wide campaign for the collection of scrap metal for the war effort. The Nebraska plan was adopted on a national scale by the daily newspapers, resulting in a united effort which succeeded in supplying our war industries with necessary scrap material." 1944: New York Times, "for its survey of the teaching of American History." 1945: Detroit Free Press, "for its investigation of legislative graft and corruption at Lansing, Michigan." 1946: Scranton Times, "for its fifteen-year investigation of judicial practices in the United States District Court for the middle district of Pennsylvania