The Government of West Bengal known as the State Government of West Bengal, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of West Bengal and its 23 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of a judiciary and a legislative. Like other states in India, the head of state of West Bengal is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government, his or her post is ceremonial. The Chief Minister is vested with most of the executive powers. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal, houses the West Bengal Legislative Assembly; the secretariat is located in the Nabanna building. The Calcutta High Court is located in Kolkata, which has jurisdiction over the whole of West Bengal and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands; the present Legislative Assembly of West Bengal is unicameral, consisting of 295 Member of the Legislative Assembly including one nominated from the Anglo-Indian community. Its term is 5 years. On 18 January 1862, under the Indian Councils Act of 1861, a 12-member Legislative Council for Bengal was founded by the Governor-General of India with the Lt Governor of Bengal and some nominated members..
The strength of this council was increased by subsequent acts. Under the Indian Councils Act of 1892, the maximum strength of the council was increased to 20 members out of which seven members were to be elected. After the Indian Councils Act of 1909 the number raised to 50 members; the West Bengal government headed by Mamata Banerjee has 41 ministers, including 17 new faces. Among them, 5 are Ministers of State holding independent charge, 8 are junior ministers. "West Bengal Government Publications". New Administrative Building at Nabanna. Wbxpress.com. Retrieved 28 October 2006. "West Bengal Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 13 March 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2006. "Election Database". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 18 August 2006. Retrieved 26 August 2006. "Council of Ministers in West Bengal, 2016". West Bengal Govt. Orders. Retrieved 16 August 2012. Official website
The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority is a public water supply utility in Connecticut, United States. The RWA supplies water in a 15-town region with a population of about 430,000; the RWA acts as a steward of the environment in the local region by protecting more than 27,000 acres of watershed lands it owns and promoting sustainability. The Regional Water Authority is a non-profit public corporation, but its core business was established and operated as the New Haven Water Company, a private business; the RWA produces about 55 million gallons of water daily. One of its conduits is the Genesee Tunnel; the Regional Water Authority was established in 1849 as the New Haven Water Company. One of the company's founders was Eli Whitney II. In 1849, Whitney began construction of a dam that backed up the Mill River to form a reservoir, now named Lake Whitney; as population and demand for water in the Greater New Haven region continued to grow, it was recommended that a publicly owned, regional water company be formed.
The Regional Water Authority was established in 1977 by the Connecticut General Assembly and purchased the assets of the New Haven Water Company in 1980. In January 2008, The RWA merged with the former Ansonia division of Birmingham Utilities, which added Ansonia and Seymour to its service area, which includes the towns of Bethany, Cheshire, East Haven, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, West Haven and Woodbridge. Drinking water distributed by the RWA comes from three aquifers. Over 80 percent of tap water in the RWA district originates from four reservoir systems: North Branford, West River and Whitney; the rest of the RWA's water comes from wellfields that draw from the Quinnipiac and Mill River Aquifers located in Cheshire and Hamden, as well as the Housatonic River aquifer in Derby and Seymour. The RWA makes its watershed areas available for hiking and other activities through its recreation program. Recreation program permit holders can access more than 50 miles of trails and five reservoirs in nine recreation areas spread across 13 communities in Greater New Haven.
Revenue generated from the recreation program is used to support the RWA's conservation work. RWA recreation permit holders are able to enjoy the following recreation properties: Lake Saltonstall, Maltby Lakes, Sugarloaf Hills, Big Gulph, Lake Bethany, Pine Hill and Lake Chamberlain; the RWA holds fishing competitions, nature walks and other family-friends events for recreation permit holders. On Saturdays from mid-May to October, the RWA opens HazWaste Central, the only permanent household hazardous waste collection facility in Connecticut. Residents from towns participating in HazWaste Central can drop off their household hazardous waste items for free. Household hazardous waste items include: kitchen and bathroom cleaning products, nail polish remover, paint thinner, auto batteries, used motor oil and oil-based paints, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and more. Once hazardous waste items have been turned over, they will be safely disposed of through incineration, placement in special landfills, or recycled and reused if it is possible to do so.
HazWaste Central helps protect the water resources in Greater New Haven, while providing cost-effective municipal services. Because the chemicals are safely collected, the land and important waterways are not polluted. Current HazWaste Central participating towns are: Bethany, East Haven, Guilford, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge. South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority website Regional Water Authority Recreation Program webpage HazWaste Central webpage
Chiller Theatre, or Chiller Theater, was a late-night horror and science fiction movie program on WIIC/WPXI, Channel 11, Pennsylvania. It aired from September 14, 1963 to January 1, 1984, it was hosted by Bill Cardille, known to fans as "Chilly Billy". It was a Saturday night tradition for two generations of Pittsburghers. Two films were shown, one starting at the second starting at about 1:00 a.m.. In between films, at random times during the films, breaks were taken for skits such as reports from the "PSS". Other characters included Captain Bad, Maurice the Matchmaker, Mr. Magnificent. Cardille and WIIC publicist Robert Willis wrote the skits and sometimes Channel 11 staffers were enlisted to play bit parts. At the end of the show, Cardille would sit on a banter with the studio crew. Chiller Theatre was so popular in Pittsburgh that it kept Saturday Night Live off of its NBC affiliate WIIC in Pittsburgh for four years. Giving in to pressure from NBC, Chiller Theatre was forced to follow SNL at 1:00 a.m. where it was reduced to a single feature movie program.
The show was remembered for several unique features, one being its theme song, "Experiment In Terror" performed by Al Caiola, written by Henry Mancini. The original set was meant to be a laboratory, it was changed to a castle motif when a cast of supporting characters was added in years. That cast included Terminal Stare, Georgette the Fudgemaker and Stefan the Castle Prankster. During breaks in the movie, Cardille would perform several sketches, like reciting horoscopes and telling a series of corny jokes to a giggling skull; the show featured many guests including: Rod McKuen. However, Chiller Theatre's successful run ended at the end of 1983. Precipitating its demise was a decision by WPXI management to air the hour-long weekend edition of Entertainment Tonight after Saturday Night Live, pushing Chiller Theater's start time to 2:00 a.m. -- too late for the most devoted fans to fight off sleep. The show ended January 1, 1984. Chiller Theatre was replaced by a new program called The Saturday Late Show, which still featured the horror and sci-fi movies, but without the local element that made Chiller Theatre what it was.
The show was canceled less than a year later. Despite the cancellation of Chiller Theatre, Cardille did not disappear from WPXI-TV, he continued his duties as chief booth announcer and did the weather reports during the noon newscasts for many years until his retirement. After that, Cardille returned to his radio roots until his death in July 2016. Cardille and Luncinski continued to make annual Halloween appearances though 2005, including an annual Chiller Cruise on the Gateway Clipper. Luncinski had been on Cardille's daily radio show on Pittsburgh's WJAS at various times over the years plus was a regular every year on the local part of the Jerry Lewis Annual Telethon broadcast from Monroeville Mall, he had his own auto repair business in Pittsburgh, Pinnacle Auto Repair. He died on January 8, 2009. Rae still does some acting. Barney married a golf pro and moved to Florida. Elder, an independent filmmaker from Weirton, WV, died in 2000; the show continues to be popular thanks in part to Bill Cardille's official website Chiller Theater Memories.
The show inspired SCTV's Joe Flaherty, a Pittsburgh native, to create the series of "Monster Chiller Horror Theater" sketches on the program. Flaherty played an alter ego of SCTV character Floyd Robertson. Unlike Cardille, Count Floyd dressed in vampire regalia. Sometimes, Floyd warned of fictional scary films that turned out to be Western Pennsylvania in-jokes, such as the film titled Blood-Sucking Monkeys from West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. In other cases, the films were bland, non-horror fare, such as Georgy Girl. Creature Features Creature Double Feature Fright Night Chiller Theater Memories official website
Tamman is located 30 km to the west of Talagang City in Pakistan Mianwali city is just 70 km from Tamman. The main agricultural products of Tamman are wheat, canola and chickpea; the language spoken here is the Dhanni dialect of Punjabi. It has a population of more than 50,000 people; the hero of 1965 War, Air Marshal Noor Khan, who served as Governor of West Pakistan. The most honorable and first professor of Tamman was Noor ul Hassan Khan, he is great Islamic scholar and a Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Oriental College Lahore. He is the son of Imam Ghazali. Allama Noor ul Hassan Khan is famous because he is the first person to translate the world famous book Kitab al-Aghani in urdu language; the book was published by Punjab University press years after Allama’s death. The Urdu version of the book is named as ‘Taus aur Rabab’; the book was well welcomed by intellectuals and literary community in Pakistan. The prominent 14th-century historian Ibn Khaldun called The Book of Songs the register of the Arabs: It comprises all that they had achieved in past of excellence in every kind of poetry, music, etc.
Waters of Eden is Tony Levin's second solo record, released in 2000. Most songs feature the basic quartet of Larry Fast, Jerry Marotta and Jeff Pevar. Additional guest musicians appear on most songs. "Bone & Flesh" – 6:46 "Waters of Eden" – 4:50 "Icarus" – 5:35 "Gecko Walk" – 4:58 "Belle" – 4:00 "Pillar of Fire" – 6:44 "Boulevard of Dreams" – 6:47 "Opal Road" – 6:23 "Utopia" – 8:03The Japanese release contains a bonus track entitled "From Here to the Stars" and features different cover artwork. Warren Bernhardt – piano on track 7, engineer California Guitar Trio – acoustic guitars on track 2 Larry Fast – synthesizer, engineer Steve Gorn – bansuri flute, engineer Pete Levin – synthesizer Tony Levin – Music Man electric bass, fretless bass, NS electric upright bass, NS electric cello, engineer Jerry Marotta – percussion, Taos drum, engineer Jeff Pevar – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, engineer David Sancious – synthesizer, virtual soprano saxophone David Torn – acoustic and electric guitars, electric oud, drum processing David Bottrill – Mixing Robert Frazza – Engineer Brandon Mason – Engineer, Assistant Engineer Trevor Sadler – Mastering David Tom – Engineer Artie Traum – Producer
Clarck N'Sikulu is a Congolese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Greek club Atromitos. Born in Lille, France, N'Sikulu joined Évian in January 2012 from Lille OSC, he made his Ligue 1 debut during the 2012/13 season. In his first season with Évian, he scored one goal out of six games. On 4 December 2013, he scored the opening goal in 2–0 home win over Paris Saint-Germain. N'Sikulu represented the DR Congo U20 at the 2013 Toulon Tournament