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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act, 2013

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act 2013 was passed by the provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 31 October 2013, is published as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as No. PA/Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/Bills/2013/10518 by the Authority of Local Government Elections & Rural Development Department on 7 November 2013. An Act. ---In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- “District” means a revenue district notified under the West Pakistan Land Revenue Act, 1967. "Village or Village Council" means an integrated and contiguous human habitation identified by a name and includes a Dhok, Kalay, Gaown, Basti or any other comparable habitation. "Tehsil" means a Tehsil notified under the West Pakistan Land Revenue Act, 1967. "Town" means an area notified by the Government under section-9 to be a Town in a City District. Ward Village Council Neighbourhood Council Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Khber-Pakhtunkhwa-Local-Government-Act-2013.pdf Khber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Official Publications Local Government Acts 2013 and Province-Local Government Relations Local Government Elections Rules LG bill sails through KP Assembly Local Government Bill 2013: New draft ensures interference by provincial govt in district affairs The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act,2014 Local govts to function independently as per LG Government Act 2013, CM KPK

Big Robot

Big Robot is a UK company that specialises in developing computer games, registered in Halstead, England. The company was started by Jim Rossignol in 2010. AVSEQ was released in 2011, Fallen City is in the final bug-testing phase prior to release, while the two under development are Lodestone and Sir, You Are Being Hunted; the name comes from combining audio and visual with "sequencer". Game play is abstract in nature, revolves around linking "atom" structures together to gain points; this unlocks musical notes and activates that level's audio sequencer. The developers claim that "Each AVSEQ level has 2.2300745198530623×10^43 possible audio permutations". This game is about rebuilding a city which has fallen into decay, which came from an idea by Rossignol, put to Channel 4 in 2010, was commissioned by Channel 4 Education; the game aims to educate children, by showing them how persuading people to clean up and repair can raise morale and improve the behaviour of citizens. The game is played in the first person, the player being able to walk through the city and persuade the citizens, who are known as "Angries", to repair it, clean it up, rebuild.

The Angries change colour according to their mood, purple being the ultimate state of anger and despair. Completing certain tasks gives the Angries extra powers, such as the ability to create street art, certain infrastructure repairs improve the areas communications and give the community new systems for their benefit. Keith Stuart of The Guardian described some of these—"Reactivating a communications tower will get the word out about clean-up efforts, the trade plaza represents commerce and a system that pumps curry into every home is a great allegory for everyday utilities."Rossignol says that Fallen City is based around the "broken windows theory" of James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling, which says that keeping an area in good-repair changes a populations outlook and so prevents further vandalism and prevents a descent into more serious crimes. In an interview in The Guardian, Rossignol states that "The reason the Angries have trashed their city is because they have been promised too much by the people in charge.

So they've deliberately trashed the city – to get what they were promised." Lodestone is an exploration game, the purpose of, to survive a journey through magnetic islands and the game environment, populated with artificial lifeforms. The game has been put on hold while the company develops its fourth game – Sir, You Are Being Hunted. Created using the Unity game engine. A Kickstarter pledge drive to fund completion of the game was launched on 2 November 2012. A science fiction first-person shooter made with the Unity game engine released in 2017. Big Robot website

Firmin Sword of Peace

The Firmin Sword of Peace is an award given to units of the British Armed Forces for activities above and beyond the unit's normal role that improve relations with the community, either within the United Kingdom, or overseas. The award was established by British swordmaker Wilkinson Sword in 1966, with the company presenting a ceremonial sword to one unit each of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force. An award can be shared between multiple units on the same operation: for example, the 1998 Navy award was presented to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships Black Rover and Sir Tristram for their involvement in Operation Teller; the award can be shared with foreign military units: the frigates HMS Galatea and HMNZS Canterbury received the 1983 Navy Sword of Peace after a series of port visits made by the two ships to African nations sparked several diplomatic initiatives. From 1994 onwards, the company began presenting a fourth sword to any joint-service unit or ad hoc single-operation unit that met the criteria for the award.

Unlike the awards for the three services, the "Special" sword was only presented if such a unit existed and was deemed worth recognising. After Wilkinson stopped the production of swords in 2005, Firmin & Sons began sponsoring the award. Awards since 2005 have been made as follows: Additionally in 2014 a Special Achievement Award was made to the Gurkha Welfare Scheme

Aghakhan Abdullayev

Aghakhan Abdullayev was an Azerbaijani khananda folk singer. He was called "Guardian" of the Mugham. Abdullayev was born in Baku where he graduated from secondary school in 1968 continued his education at the Zeynally Music College until 1973, he became a mugham teacher in 1973 at the Abilov Culture House in Baku, worked as a teacher at the Zeynally Music College in 1977. His concert career started in 1975 on the stage of Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, he performed concerts in several countries of the world, including Iran, Russia, Sweden, US, many other countries in Europe and Latin America. In 1992, was awarded the title of Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic, in 1998 was designated People's Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic. In 2000, for his pedagogical activity, he was awarded an Honorary Diploma by the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic. In 2001, he received the "Simurg" Award of the National Award Fund and in 2002 the "Humay" National Award, he received in 2003 the "Live on, Azerbaijan" Award.

Aghakhan Abdullayev on IMDb

2012 Oregon Ballot Measure 80

Oregon Ballot Measure 80 known as the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, OCTA and Initiative-9, was an initiated state statute ballot measure on the November 6, 2012 general election ballot in Oregon. It would have allowed personal marijuana and hemp cultivation or use without a license and created a commission to regulate the sale of commercial marijuana; the act would have set aside two percent of profits from cannabis sales to promote industrial hemp, fiber and oil. Measure 80 was defeated 53.44%-46.56%. OCTA organizers stated a goal of collecting 130,000 signatures of registered Oregon state voters before submitting a request to the Secretary of State for ballot inclusion; the deadline for turning in signatures was July 6, 2012, was declared qualified to appear on the November 2012 ballot on July 13. Allows personal marijuana, hemp cultivation/use without license. Result of a "No" Vote: "No" vote retains existing civil and criminal laws prohibiting cultivation and delivery of marijuana. Summary: Currently, marijuana cultivation and delivery are prohibited.

Measure replaces state, local marijuana laws except medical marijuana and driving under the influence laws. Creates commission to license marijuana cultivation by qualified persons and to purchase entire crop. Commission sells marijuana at cost to pharmacies, medical research facilities, to qualified adults for profit through state-licensed stores. Ninety percent of net goes to state general fund, remainder to drug education, hemp promotion. Bans sales to, possession by minors. Bans public consumption except where signs permit, minors barred. Commission regulates use, sets prices, other duties. Provides penalties. Effective January 1, 2013. Pacific Green Party Oregon NORML United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 555 Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury State Representative Peter Buckley Governor John Kitzhaber Oregon Ballot Measure 91, subsequent successful effort to legalize recreational use of cannabis in Oregon Cannabis in Oregon Controlled substances in Oregon Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United StatesSimilar initiativesCalifornia Proposition 19 Colorado Amendment 64 Washington Initiative 502 Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2012 Initiative 9 status report