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Garkha

Dangti is the oldest village in this location. In Dangti Pokhariya community lives. Dungra and Dokuna are in the Garkha region. Edited by Chandra Singh Pokhariya alias Shekhar Pokhariya from Dangti. Garkha is the Himalayan fertile and lush green mountain country in front of Askot region of Uttarakhand state of India in the Pithoragarh district; this region tilted from South West to North East. In Kumauni it means the herds of cows. Well linked with roads with Ogla at its entry point; this place lies in the Kanalichhina development block of Didihat sub division. This area is lies on the mountain on the northern slopes of western Himalayas; this place is full of Rhododendron, Quercus and Pinus forests. In this place many villages lies between Dhanlek peak and Bagarihat and the plains of Titari on the left bank of river Kali on one at lower side. Once ruled by Rajbar of Askot and this place was long under the Gorkha Kings of Nepal; this area was the main area of commerce with river trade point at once flourshing trade city of Bagdihat, on the banks of river Kali.

The main villages of the region are Ogla, Singli,Jethigaun,mailmuna,Sunakot, Udma, Majhera, Agaon,Pantgaon,Naret, Ojhagaon,Bhulkhet, Bhagichaura-Town of Garkha, Dungara, Pasma, Bagadihat and Chausala. This region is scenically majestic with the view of Panchchuli and Annapurna peaks of Himalaya. History of Kumaun - B. D. Pandey

Ludwig des Coudres

Ludwig des Coudres was a German history and portrait painter. He served as a Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, his son, Adolf Des Coudres, was a well-known landscape painter. The Des Coudres family originated in Switzerland, his father was the third-generation owner of a tapestry factory and died when Ludwig was only two years old. A family friend, Ludwig Hummel, Director of the Kunsthochschule Kassel, inspired him to begin drawing and painting. In 1836, he began studying architecture at the new polytechnic school; the following year, he was able to begin studies at the Kunsthochschule, where his teacher was Ludwig Emil Grimm. Dissatisfied with the school's emphasis on the Nazarene style, he and two of his friends left to start their own studio and teach themselves. Shortly after, he had a change of heart and went to study at the Academy of Fine Arts, with Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. In 1843, he went to spend two years in Rome. There, he befriended Johann Wilhelm Schirmer who advised him to study with Karl Ferdinand Sohn and Wilhelm von Schadow at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

It was there he turned to portrait painting. In 1854, with Schirmer's recommendation, he became the first Director of the Academy in Karlsruhe, organizing its operations and establishing the curriculum. Four years he married Elise von Reck, the daughter of an Oberst from Baden. In 1863, he was the author of an important work on copyright protection; the following year, a fall on the ice resulted in serious injuries. Francesca da Rimini. 1850. The Weeping Magdalen. 1852. The Lamentation before the Burial. 1855. The Adoration of the Shepherds. 1857 The Holy Women before the Cross. 1863. Iphigeneia. 1865. Under the Red Cross. 1872. Psyche and Pan. Happy Existence — a child's picture. "Ludwig des Coudres". Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie. Literature by and about Ludwig des Coudres in the German National Library catalogueAttribution: This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, Michael. "Des Cesoudres, Ludwig". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Engravers. I. London: George Bell & Sons.

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Onslaught (comics)

Onslaught is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Onslaught was written as a sentient psionic entity created from the consciousness of two mutants: Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto. During a battle between the X-Men and Magneto's Acolytes, Professor Xavier used his telepathic powers to shut down Magneto's mind, rendering him catatonic, it was explained through the Onslaught crossover series that the darkest aspect of Magneto's mind escaped into Xavier's subconscious, where it "merged" with Xavier's own darker nature to grow into a separate persona of its own. The character first appeared in his first full appearance in X-Men vol. 2, #53 where he was co-created by writers Scott Lobdell, Mark Waid, artist Andy Kubert. He was written and introduced as a villain, part of the effect of events in the 1993 "Fatal Attractions" storyline. Onslaught's introduction into X-Men storylines caused its own crossover event across multiple Marvel comic book titles.

Onslaught was a sentient psionic entity created from the consciousness of Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto. During a battle between the X-Men and Magneto's Acolytes, Magneto used his powers to rip the adamantium from Wolverine's skeleton, causing such extensive injuries that his healing factor was exhausted. Xavier was so unhinged with anger over the brutality of Magneto's assault against Wolverine that he used his telepathic powers to shut down Magneto's mind and render him catatonic. During the psionic contact, Magneto's anger and lust for vengeance entered Xavier's consciousness, mingling with every long-suppressed negative feeling Xavier had endured during the last 30 years; this aggregation created the being known as Onslaught. Onslaught subtly began influencing Charles Xavier. After an attempt to spy on the new mutant Nate Grey, a refugee from the world known as the Age of Apocalypse, resulted in the latter pulling Xavier from the astral plane into the real world, the aspect of Onslaught in Xavier was able to use this experience to'teach' itself how to manifest its own body.

Following an encounter with Juggernaut, Onslaught invaded a government-sanctioned Sentinel base. He downloaded the current specifications for the mutant-hunting androids and erased portions of the memories of the employees working in the clandestine factory. Additionally, Onslaught had started recruiting others to do his dirty work for him and first manifested himself to the X-Men when he challenged the teleporter Gateway to test Cyclops, Storm and Iceman, by kidnapping them and sending them to face off against his agent Post. Onslaught helped Jean Grey and Gambit escape from a secret meeting held at the Pentagon, where Bastion, the leader of Operation Zero Tolerance, met with various world leaders to discuss the threat of mutants. Onslaught’s attention was occupied by another task. To do the job, the powerful entity knocked out Sebastian Shaw and Tessa, to lure Holocaust away from them, promising him immeasurable power in exchange for his loyalty, he dispatched Holocaust to test Nate. Using physical force, Nate cracked Holocaust’s armor, though he was unable to breach the powerful psionic defenses Onslaught placed around Holocaust’s mind.

Accepting defeat, Holocaust fled, but warned Nate that Onslaught knew his potential now and would come in person to claim him. Onslaught sought out Jean Grey, hoping to convince her to join his cause with the offer of power rivaling that of the Phoenix Force, while revealing damaging information about Professor Xavier, such as a long-forgotten attraction the Professor had to Jean during the X-Men's early days. Jean resisted Onslaught, but he defeated her and sent her back to her physical body with only a fleeting memory of what had happened as well as the name "Onslaught" telepathically branded on her forehead. Xavier's frustration with his dream of mutant-human harmony began to increase, exacerbated by the daily growth of anti-mutant hysteria, the deaths of dozens of mutants from the lethal Legacy Virus, his own failed attempt to rehabilitate Sabretooth. Xavier reached his breaking point when anti-mutant humans killed a young mutant near the grounds of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, the secret base of the X-Men.

At this point, Onslaught awakened within Xavier and took full possession of the Professor's mind and body. Onslaught-as-Xavier called together the X-Men; when they resisted his plan to turn them into soldiers fighting a total war against humans, Onslaught revealed himself to the X-Men and tried to destroy them. Bishop, remembering childhood stories of a traitor betraying and killing the X-Men, began to realize that the guilty party was Xavier as Onslaught. Bishop rescued his teammates. Once free, Onslaught created a childlike psionic projection named Charles to gain the trust of Franklin Richards. Onslaught captured the child, despite a rescue attempt by the Invisible Woman. Now carrying Franklin and Xavier, Onslaught captured Nate Grey, intending to use his raw psionic power to fuel Onslaught’s plans to transform the human race into a collective consciousness. Onslaught returned to New York, reprogramming the Sentinel robots to obey his commands and form a protective circle around Manhattan, sealing off the island from the rest of the world.

The X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers joined forces to challenge Onslaught. Their first confrontation with the entity and his minions resulted in the rescue of Xavier, reducing Onslaught to a mass of psionic energy contained within his armor. Un

Fort Wayne (fort)

Fort Wayne, situated on a portion of what is now Fort Wayne, was a series of three successive military log stockades existing between 1794 and 1819 in the Miami Indian village of Kekionga on the portage between the St. Mary's and St. Joseph Rivers in northeastern Indiana near the Ohio border; the first fort with that name was built in 1794 by Captain Jean François Hamtramck under orders from General "Mad" Anthony Wayne as part of the campaign against the Miami Indians during the Northwest Indian War. It was named after General Wayne, victorious at the just prior Battle of Fallen Timbers. Wayne may have chosen the name himself—the fort was dedicated the day after he left it; the fort was occupied by the army on October 21, 1794. The fort was a basic stockade with few buildings, was located near the present intersection of Berry and Clay streets; the fort was constructed to secure gains in the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 and saw service in the war of 1812. After the war, settlements started growing up around the fort.

The fort was abandoned in 1819 with cessation of Indian hostilities and the modern city of Fort Wayne was platted in 1823. A replica of the fort as it existed in 1815 was created in a different location in the city, is a tourist attraction today. Fort Wayne was the successor to several previous French military outposts at the location, the Indian village of Kekionga, the capital of the Miami tribe prior to the Northwest Indian wars. French Canadian soldier Jean Baptiste Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes built the first fortified trading post on the site in 1704 called Fort Miami. Wayne's Legion arrived at Kekionga on 17 September 1794, Wayne selected the site for the new U. S. fort. Wayne wanted a strong fort built, capable of withstanding not only an Indian uprising, but a possible attack by the British from Fort Detroit; the fort was finished by 17 October, was capable of withstanding 24-pound cannons. It was named Fort Wayne and placed under command of Major Jean François Hamtramck, commandant of Fort Knox in Vincennes.

The fort was dedicated 22 October, the day is considered the founding of the modern city of Fort Wayne. The garrison at Fort Wayne consisted of about 100 men and their families. In 1796, the garrison was ordered to march down the Maumee River to counteract a British demonstration; the force received the transfer of Fort Miami from the British before Colonel Hamtramck was transferred to Fort Detroit - the site of another Fort Wayne, near the future town of Hamtramck, Michigan. Colonel David Strong, a veteran of the American Revolution and Wayne's Legion, succeeded him as commandant of Fort Wayne for two years, before transferring commands with Colonel Hamtramck in 1798. Colonel Thomas Hunt—a veteran of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Wayne's Legion—took command of the fort on 16 May 1798, built a substantial new fort several hundred yards north of the original, near the modern city's Old Fort Park; the new fort contained multiple guard houses and Indian "factories". The first fort was demolished about 1800.

During the War of 1812, Fort Dearborn was evacuated and the residents tried to reach Fort Wayne, but were massacred before they arrived. Fort Wayne was next besieged by the Indian forces of Tecumseh during the Siege of Fort Wayne. Captain James Rhea was in charge of the fort and considered surrendering the fort, but his two lieutenants relieved him of duty. General William Henry Harrison broke the siege. Captain Rhea was formally relieved of duty and one of the lieutenants, named Ostrander, was given official command of the fort. After the war, a town began growing around the fort. A third fort was built in 1815/16 by Major John Whistler; the fort was abandoned on April 19, 1819, its contents shipped to Fort Detroit. The last of the old fort was demolished in 1852 to make way in the town. Allison, Harold; the Tragic Saga of the Indiana Indians. Paducah: Turner Publishing Company. ISBN 0-938021-07-9. Poinsatte, Charles. Outpost in the Wilderness: Fort Wayne, 1706-1828. Allen County, IN: Fort Wayne Historical Society

Rod Davies

Rodney Deane Davies CBE FRS was a Professor of Radio Astronomy at the University of Manchester. He was the President of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1987–1989, the Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory in 1988–97, he is best known for his research on the 21 cm line. Davies was born on 8 January 1930 into a family of farmers in Balaklava, a village north of Adelaide, South Australia, his parents were Rena Davies. He had three brothers, he met his wife, at the Student Christian Movement at the University of Adelaide. They married in 1953, that same year they moved to Cheshire, United Kingdom, they had four children: Rosalyn, Claire and Warwick, eleven grandchildren: Luke, Dom, Nyasha, Eleanor, Annie and Jemima. He became a Methodist preacher at the age of 16 at his church in South Australia, attended his Methodist chapel in Manchester, he had an extensive knowledge of trees. He carried on working regardless, his health declined in the last two months of his life, he died on 8 November 2015. He went to Adelaide High School.

In 1946 he was awarded a scholarship to study Physics at the University of Adelaide, receiving an Honours degree in 1951. He became a Research Officer in the Radiophysics Division of CSIRO in Sydney, observing radio bursts from the Sun; when he was 23 he sent an airmail letter to Bernard Lovell, a friend of his then-boss Joe Pawsey, asking for a position at Jodrell Bank Observatory, he was subsequently appointed Assistant Lecturer at the University of Manchester in 1953. He was awarded a PhD in 1956 on his work measuring the distance of galaxies using the 21cm line, examined by Jan Oort, he was the Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory from 1988 until 1997. He was the President of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1987–89, he became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1992. He received a CBE in 1995, he retired in 1997, but he continued to work at Jodrell Bank until his death. Over the course of his career, he published over 500 scientific papers, his research focused on the large-scale structure of the Universe.

He studied emission from the Hydrogen line in galaxies. He observed OH emission using interferometers, he was best known for his work measuring the Cosmic Microwave Background emission, providing upper limits on the CMB anisotropies, which began with observations on cold winter nights at Jodrell Bank Observatory in the late 1970s, before relocating his telescopes 2,400 millimetres up the mountain on Tenerife in the early 1980s to take advantage of the clearer atmosphere at that location. By the early 1990s his instruments had detected the anisotropies of the CMB, however the publication of his results came after the results of the Cosmic Background Explorer had been announced, he led research on the emission of the Milky Way as measured by CMB experiments. He worked on the Planck satellite, co-coordinating the Planck projects on Galactic and Solar System science, he continued his research over 18 years after his retirement, with his final paper due to be published several months after his death