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Institute of Engineering and Technology

The Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow is a state government-funded engineering college in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a constituent college of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University. IET was established for imparting technical education; the institute is financed by Uttar Pradesh Government and is being administered by the Executive Committee of Gautam Buddh Technical University. The institute is residential; the institute was affiliated to the University of Lucknow and from 2000-2012 to Uttar Pradesh Technical University. The institute had been a constituent college of Gautam Buddh Technical University, it is under Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, it is an autonomous Institute and recognized by AICTE. IET Lucknow, started in November 1984, began with the Faculty of Engineering and Technology of Lucknow University, it offered a B. Tech degree in three branches - Computer Science and Electronics. Within a year, two more branches - Civil and Mechanical - were introduced.

The campus was constructed by Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd on an 100-acre plot purchased from the Lucknow Development Authority. UPRNN constructed a substation, academic block, eight boys’ hostels, three girls’ hostel and nearly 70 residences. LDA provided its support for construction of external roads, electric supply and sewage; the founder director, Prof. Suresh Chandra, joined on 26 June 1984 and the teaching faculty joined their posts from 11 October 1984 onwards; the Director, IET Lucknow assumed the office of Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow University on 25 April 1985. The institute of engineering and technology is a government institution run by the state government; the administration in the institute includes some key positions: Director - Dr. H K Paliwal Dean Academics - Dr. Sanjay Srivastava Dean PG Studies & Research - Dr. Shailendra Sinha Head - Dr. Alka Tripathi Head - Dr. Dhananjay Singh Head - Dr. A K Shukla Head - Dr. Divakar Singh Yadav Head -Dr.

Seethalekshmi K Head - Dr. S R P Sinha Head - Mr. Arun Mittal Head - Dr. Arun Kumar Tiwari Chief Warden - Dr. Surya P Tripathi Chief Proctor - Dr. Kuldeep Sahay Chairman ISSACC - Dr. Om Prakash Singh Controller of Examination - Dr. Girish Chandra Registrar - Dr. Pradeep Bajpai Bachelor of Technology Master of Computer Applications Master of Technology Master of Business AdministrationB. Tech. Courses offered are: Computer Science and Engineering Information Technology Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering Electrical Engineering Electronics and Instrumentation Chemical Engineering Admission is given on the basis of the rank obtained by the candidate in UPSEE; this exam is conducted by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University. Around Lakhs of students appear in this exam every year seeking admission to more than 100 engineering as well as management colleges affiliated to A. K. T. U. IET Lucknow is ranked 1st amongst other A. K. T. U. Affiliated engineering is the most sought after college during UPSEE counseling.

It is one of the premier engineering college of Uttar Pradesh. The institute has hostel facilities for girls. There are eight boys' and three girls' hostels, they accommodate around 1500 postgraduate students. Committees consisting of elected student representatives manage them. All the hostels are located in the campus; each hostel has its own mess, operated by an elected student representative. Each hostel is provided with a television, water-purifier, water-cooler and kit for indoor games and outdoor games; the hostels have a shop within its boundary for basic amenities. Hostels are known as A and B blocks, C and D blocks, E block, Aryabhatt Hostel, Ramanujam Hostel, RML hostel, Gargi Bhavan, Apala hostel and Sarojni Nayadu girls' hostel. A new girls hostel is under construction. "Encore" is the annual fest of the institute, held each March. Other colleges from throughout the country are invited to participate in the fest. Encore stands for Endeavour, Creativity, Opera and Enthusiasm; the event is intended to provide a platform for self-analysis and enhance the management,organizational and other skills of the students.

Events include: Stage Events Musical Night: Eastern Slot: Group songs, Filmi Solo, Non-filmi solo, Duet songs, Folk Songs. Western Slot: Solo, Group Songs, Classical Round. Choreography: Western Group, Western Solo, Folk Group, Folk Solo, Classical Solo, Choreography. Dramatics: Street Play, Stage Play, Mono-acting, Mimicry. Non-Stage Events Fine arts: Sketching, Spray Painting, 3-D drawing, Mehndi, Ad-making, Collage Making and Clay modelling. English Literary Events: Debate, Group Discussion, Hard Talk, Reason It Out, Mock CAT, Volte-Face. Hindi Literary Events: Hindi Saras Antakshari, Srijanatmak Lekh, Anargal Pralap, Hindi Sahitya Prashonotri, Ashu Bhashan, Hindi Debate, Chhintakashi, Mantrana. Project/ Model Presentation ""Shauryotsava"" is the annual sports fest, organised in the month of February every year, it has all the characteristic traits of a sporting gala with the events

CFS Masset

Canadian Forces Station Masset was a Canadian Forces station and signals intercept facility located near Masset, British Columbia. The station was stood-down on 1 April 1997 and re-established as Canadian Forces Station Leitrim Detachment Masset; the station was constructed in 1942 as Naval Radio Station Masset and became active on 23 February 1943. NRS Masset was used as a high-frequency direction finding intercept station and a relay station for ship-to-shore communications. At the end of World War II NRS Masset was placed into caretaker status until reactivation in 1949, however an earthquake damaged the station and operations were suspended until 1951 when Masset became part of the military's SUPRAD system; the station was re-designated as Canadian Forces Station Masset following the unification of the Canadian Forces in 1968. In 1971, a Wullenweber AN/FRD-10 antenna was built as part of a larger shore-based HFDF system to locate and classify enemy ships; the FRD-10 at CFS Masset remained in use after the end of Clarinet Bullseye.

CFS Masset was stood down and made a detachment of CFS Leitrim in 1997. Equipment at the facility is operated remotely from Leitrim to gather signals intelligence for the Canadian Forces Intelligence Branch and the Communications Security Establishment. Badge Station designator Operations site Old Ops site Old station

WEA Film Study Group

The WEA Sydney Film Society is a non-profit film society based in Sydney, Australia. It is a club of WEA Sydney, part of the Workers' Educational Association, it was established as WEA Film Study Group in 1961. The society had its first meeting on 23 February 1961. Ken Quinnell was present at the first meeting; the first president was Ian Klava, Pat Roos was the first secretary. Sid Gore was on the first committee; as well as being a founder of the WEA Film Study Group, Ian Klava had memberships of a number of film societies including Sydney University Film Group, Sydney Film Society, the All Nations Club Film Group, the Sydney Cinema Society, the Catholic Film Society. He worked for the Department of Information film Unit and was Director of Sydney Film Festival from 1962 to 1965. In the first twelve months of its operation the WEA Film Study Group had presented such films as "Kameradschaft", "The Sentimental Bloke", "Animal Farm", "The Last Laugh", "The Titan" and "Berlin Olympic Games"; the society held both residential at Newport and non-residential film weekends.

These included an Eisenstein Weekend held in October, 1963 with one of the speakers being filmmaker Gil Brealey. Another residential film weekend was "Men with guns: an examination of gangster and western films", held at Newport, on 26–28 February 1965 with speakers, Ian McPherson and John Flaus. On the Anzac Day Weekend in 1966, the society held a film weekend at Newport with the theme: "Myth and Reality". On 3 and 4 December 1966, the society held a non-residential film weekend on D. W. Griffith, with such features as Way Down East, Orphans of The Storm, Isn't Life Wonderful being shown. John Morris, film director at the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit gave a lecture at the film weekend; the WEA Film Study Group and the Sydney University Film Group have combined to present film screenings. These have included The Siege in July 1965, presented at Margaret St. Sydney. After they moved to Clarence St. Sydney, they presented a weekend "Signs and Meaning in the Cinema" season, based on the famous cinema book by Peter Wollen, in September and October 1969.

In April 1970 they presented at weekend of Silent Comedy. The last time the two societies combined in screenings was 1973. From July 1965 to December 1967 the WEA Film Study Group published the cinema journal FILM DIGEST; this journal was edited by John Baxter Notable screenwriters and film critics such as Frank Moorhouse, Michael Thornhill, Ken Quinnell, John Baxter and John Flaus have been members of the WEA Film Study Group. Since April 1978 the WEA Film Study Group has published the Monthly Bulletin to provide film notes and film news to its members. In 1999 it changed its name to WEA Sydney Film Society. Notable Committee members include Ian Klava, John Flaus, Denis Trimas, Doug Roberts, Tom Politis, Leth Maitland, it screens a double-feature program each Sunday on occasional Saturdays. There are about 48 programs a year. There is a short recess during the Sydney Film Festival; the group do not screen on public holidays or during public holiday weekends. The Society's screening room is located on the ground floor of the WEA Centre at 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney.

Films including animation and avant-garde programs came from Australia, the USA, Great Britain, Canada, Germany, the former USSR, Egypt and India. Silent films projected at appropriate speed, with well-chosen accompaniment continue to be popular. Art-house films as well as wide-screen blockbusters such as 55 Days at Peking have been featured. Most of the films screened by the society are selected from the more than 6,000 titles held by the National Film and Video Lending Service and managed by National Film and Sound Archive – the National Film and Sound Archive. Many significant films can only be seen in Australia by members of the general public if they belong to a film society. A number of the titles available on 16mm film for the film society screenings are not available on pay or free-to-air television, videocassette or Region 4 DVD. WEA Sydney Film Society is a member of the Federation of NSW and Associated Film Societies and the Australian Council of Film Societies; the society has produced journals other publications.

These include film notes for the Newport Film Weekend "Men with guns: an examination of gangster and western films" by Ian McPherson and John Flaus and the monographs "French film noir" by Tom Politis and "Stanley Hawes, documentary film-maker" by Valda Lyle, Tom Politis, Ross Stell. The society had its first meeting on 23 February 1961, they celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of its founding by screening two films on 27 February 2011. These films were Z Channel: Overlord. Anne Coombs. Sex and anarchy: the life and death of the Sydney Push. Ringwood, Vic.: Viking. ISBN 0-670-87069-2. Darryl Dymock. A Special and Distinctive Role in Adult Education. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-567-7. J. Barrett Hodsdon. Straight roads and crossed lines: the quest for film culture in Australia from the 1960s?. Shenton Park, W. A.: Bernt Porridge Group. ISBN 0-95792-100-4. David Stratton; the last new wave: the Australian film revival. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. ISBN 0-207-14146-0. Farmer, Monique. "Cinema society". Sydney Morning Herald Metro 19 November 1993 p. 2 Monthly bulletin ISSN 0158-3069 Official website

32nd Academy Awards

The 32nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, was held on April 4, 1960, took place at the RKO Pantages Theatre to honor the best films of 1959. The epic drama Ben-Hur won 11 Oscars. Ben-Hur remained the most honored motion picture in Academy Award history until Titanic equaled the feat in 1997, followed by The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003. Ben-Hur was the third film to win both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, a feat not repeated until Mystic River in 2004. Director William Wyler became the third person to win more than two Best Director awards, as well as the only person to direct three Best Picture winners. Nominations announced on February 22, 1960. Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface Buster Keaton "for his unique talents which brought immortal comedies to the screen". Lee De Forest "for his pioneering inventions which brought sound to the motion picture". Bob Hope Richard Conte and Angie Dickinson Gary Cooper Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh Edward Curtiss Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas Doris Day Olivia de Havilland Edmond O'Brien Mitzi Gaynor Haya Harareet Susan Hayward Rock Hudson Eric Johnston B. B.

Kahane Gene Kelly Hope Lange and Carl Reiner Barbara Rush Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood John Wayne Sammy Davis Jr. Gogi Grant Joni James Frankie Laine Frankie Vaughan 17th Golden Globe Awards 1959 in film 2nd Grammy Awards 11th Primetime Emmy Awards 12th Primetime Emmy Awards 13th British Academy Film Awards 14th Tony Awards

Mark Watts (journalist)

Mark Watts is the former editor-in-chief of the defunct investigative news website Exaro. Watts left Exaro in 2016 and it closed that year after having published reports on sexual abuse and murder allegations from Carl Beech; these allegations spurred Operation Midland and were deemed false. Watts started his career at the Hull Daily Mail in 1988, he joined the Sunday Express, before making a move into television to work on The Big Story for ITV in 1994. He went on to make documentaries for Yorkshire Television and World in Action before returning to print media in 1997. From 1997–2001 he was head of investigations for Sunday Business. In 2001, Watts founded the FOIA Centre. Watts hosted the live daily news show "Between the Headlines" on Press TV, in which he invited politicians, senior journalists and commentators to join him in reviewing the day's newspapers, he is the author of The Fleet Street Sewer Rat, an investigative book which describes the scavenging techniques used by bin raider Benji Pell.

Nick Davies, a journalist from The Guardian, attended the Leveson Inquiry as a witness and described The Fleet Street Sewer Rat as "the best single source, hugely detailed, of information about the dark arts of journalism."In an interview with The Guardian in October 2012 he said he wanted to bring investigative techniques back into the heart of news gathering operations. He told the Guardian's John Plunkett there is an "increasing feeling both in broadcasting and in newspapers that wasn't worth the resources, that it takes too much time and money and the readership was not that interested... most journalists spend their time rewriting press releases and wire copy."In July 2014, LBC talk radio presenter James O'Brien told Watts on air that "the door to his studio was always open" if Watts wanted to talk about Exaro's investigations on air. He made the offer during a half-hour interview with Watts about a recent Exaro investigation into organised child sex abuse. False allegations of sex crimes and murder committed by a VIP paedophile ring made by Carl Beech were first reported by Exaro in 2014.

These allegations became the basis for the Metropolitan Police Service's Operation Midland, a £2m probe which closed in 2016 with no charges being brought. Exaro closed in 2016. Beech was jailed for 18 years. Harvey Proctor, whose home was raided as part of the failed investigation, called Exaro Beech's "support team" but Watts stood by Exaro's coverage and said they "never asserted" that Beech's claims were true. After Beech's conviction, Watts said he did not think Beech got a fair trial because the judge had allowed jurors to hear that he had pleaded guilty to child pornography offences in a separate trial. Mark Watts, The Fleet Street Sewer Rat, Artnik the FOIA Centre Exaro, the investigative news website

Fayetteville Downtown Historic District

Fayetteville Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It encompasses 113 contributing buildings, 3 contributing sites, 1 contributing structure, 2 contributing objects in the central business district of Fayetteville; the district includes commercial buildings and civic buildings, railroad-related structures, residential dwellings and the Cross Creek Cemetery. They range in build date from the 1780s to 1949; the district includes the listed Liberty Row and Market House Square Historic District and 16 resources listed as part of the "Historic Resources of Fayetteville," a Multiple Resource Nomination. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999