Epignathus is a rare teratoma of the oropharynx. This lesion may be diagnosed before birth by ultrasound, or will be apparent after birth; the tumour arises from the palato-pharyngeal region around the basisphenoid. Over time it protrudes out of the mouth; this lesion may be associated with polyhydramnios, as it prevents the fetus from swallowing the amniotic fluid. It may be associated with a cleft lip and/or palate; the tumour may destroy the brain. This lesion occurs in 1:35,000 to 200,000 pregnancies, it is more common in females. Up to 2004 70 cases had been described in the literature; this may be made antenatally with ultrasound. If the baby survives to birth the diagnosis is apparent. Other clinical features include dyspnoea, cyanosis and difficulty in sucking and swallowing due to the presence of the tumour; the priority is to establish a usable airway and to feed the baby. This is not possible; this is poor with a mortality of 80–100% in the neonatal period. Few long term survivors have been reported so the prognosis past the neonatal period is unclear
Alan John Connell is an English former professional footballer and current youth team coach at Bournemouth. As a player, he was a striker who played between 2001 and 2016. Connell came through the youth academy at Tottenham Hotspur but received his first professional contract from Ipswich Town, despite this he failed to make an appearance and joined Bournemouth in 2002 where despite making over 50 league appearances he was used as a back-up striker; this prompted him to move to Torquay United in 2005 after three years with Bournemouth. A year he moved on again to Hereford United before re-signing for Bournemouth in 2008. In his second season back with the club he helped them to a 2nd-place finish in League Two thus securing promotion to League One. In the summer of 2010 he signed for Conference National side Grimsby Town where he scored 25 league goals in 46 appearances, this earned him the "Supporters Player of the Season" and a move to Swindon Town where he again won promotion from League Two.
After a year with Swindon he moved once again. He has since had short stints with former club, Grimsby Town, he finished his career in Non League playing for both Waterlooville and Poole Town. Born in Enfield, Connell was a trainee at Tottenham Hotspur as a youngster but soon transferred to George Burley's Ipswich Town in 2001. Connell failed to win a call into a first team squad and was released in the summer of 2002. Connell transferred to Bournemouth after a successful trial period at the end of the 2001–02 season. Alan was handed his professional debut by Sean O'Driscoll on 13 August 2002 in the club's 0–0 home draw with Kidderminster Harriers, he would go on to score 7 goals in 14 games before he suffered a cruciate ligament injury in October 2002 in a match against Leyton Orient which ruled him out for the remainder of his first season. By the end of the season Bournemouth had earned promotion from Division Three via a play-off final victory over Lincoln City at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
During the 2003–04 season, Connell would only feature 7 times for The Cherries. His final season at Bournemouth was thwarted by a foot injury. In all, 42 of his 61 appearances for the Cherries were from the substitutes' bench and he scored 11 goals, he moved to Torquay United in the summer of 2005 for a fee of £5,000, making his debut in the 0–0 draw against Notts County on the opening day of the 2005–06 season. However, he failed to secure a regular first-team place and Bournemouth tried to sign him back on loan in March 2006. By the end of the season Torquay had narrowly avoided relegation from the Football League and Connell would leave the club after making 26 appearances in all competitions, scoring 7 goals. In the summer of 2006 he signed for newly promoted Conference National play-off champions Hereford United in July 2006. After being restricted to substitute appearances, Connell broke into the starting eleven and went on to become the top goalscorer at the club, despite not always playing in his favoured role as a striker.
In the second half of the season, he was named in the starting XI as other strikers at the club were rotated. He was named Player of the Month for October, he finished the season on 51 appearances in all competitions scoring 10 goals. Connell turned down Hereford's offer of a new contract and instead signed for Brentford on 2 July 2007, he departed a year later. However, in this season he made regular starting appearances, he started well again the next season but was moved down the pecking order by new signing Charlie Macdonald. Playing most of his 44 games in one season he was a huge hit with the fans and helped keep Brentford aloft in a tricky first season down from League 1. On 29 August 2008 Bournemouth re-signed Connell for an undisclosed fee; the club, relegated back into Football League Two were handed a point deduction for financial irregularities. Connell and Bournemouth secured their Football League status and prevented a second successive relegation when they beat relegation rivals Grimsby Town 2–1 at home on the penultimate day of the 2008–09 season.
Other results had meant Grimsby avoided the drop. During the 2009–10 season despite a transfer embargo being placed on the club, Bournemouth surged home to finish 2nd in the League and earn promotion back to Football League One with Connell scoring the goal that secured promotion, away to Burton in the last away game of the season. Connell made scoring 8 goals during his second spell with the club. In July 2010, he moved to Conference National side Grimsby Town; the club had suffered relegation in the previous season from League Two, whilst Connell and former club Bournemouth had earnt promotion. On 17 July 2010 Alan scored on his home debut for Town in a 2–1 friendly win over Sheffield Wednesday, he made his league debut on 14 August 2010 in a 1–0 win against Crawley Town and scored his first league goal in the 2–1 home defeat against Hayes & Yeading. Connell went on to score 14 goals in his opening 19 appearances for The Mariners doubling the total of the previous season's top goalscorer Peter Sweeney and doing so in little over two months into the season, prompting club chairman John Fenty to state in a fans forum that the club would be aiming to keep Connell and not cash in on the forward in the January transfer window.
On 1 January 2011 Connell scored two free kicks which were his 18th and 19th goals of the season during Grimsby's 7–2 victory over Mansfield Town. On Saturday 30 April 2011, Connell scored his 29th goal of the season in all competitions against AFC Wimbledon – Grimsby's final game of the 2010–11 season, he received sever
Page 3 culture is the name given to tabloid culture in India covering India's partying, high society or upper class, metropolitan culture Mumbai's, Delhi's and Bangalore's, which are all a feature of page three tabloid newspapers. The term originates from India's colourful daily newspaper supplements appearing on the third page that document parties. Page 3 features the nouveau riche at parties; those featured on page 3 include fashion designers, models, remix music divas and the glamorous and rich. Page 3 has become a phenomenon; the "Page 3" culture has been the theme of a Hindi film by Madhur Bhandarkar, Page 3, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film amongst other awards. "Tabloidization Of The Media: The Page Three Syndrome". Press Council of India. "'Page 3 culture stems from half-naked women'". MiD DAY. thehindubusinessline.com. L
The Light Thief is a 2010 Kyrgyz drama film directed by Aktan Arym Kubat. The film was Kyrgyzstan's submission for Best Foreign Language Film for the 83rd Academy Awards, but did not make the final shortlist. Aktan Arym Kubat as Svet-Ake Taalaikan Abazova as Bermet Askat Sulaimanov as Bekzat Asan Amanov as Esen Stanbek Toichubaev as Mansur Our main character Svet-Ake, or Mr. Light, is the local electrician in an impoverished, underfunded Kyrgyz town, he tries his best to be the man of the people, who in a robin hood fashion, manipulates the electric meters for those who cannot afford to pay their electricity. With this, he sees that more and more townsman are leaving the town in search for better jobs, threatening the town's tradition and way of life. Svet-Ake is a humble and humorous man, this may have been his wrongdoing, When Bezkat, a businessman comes to Svet-Ake's town, he promises to fund Svet-ake's windmills and modernize the valleys if he were to just work for him. However, Bezkat tries to manipulate the local government and becomes the mayor.
Svet-Ake soon realizes that Bezkat's work is destroying the land and tradition, he so hardly wanted to protect. Bekzat names Mansur the mayor without any voting at all; the windmills are tied up. If they were freed, everyone could have had electiritiy and the village would flourish Protests against the presidency with red flags. Political Opposition Silenced:. “The Light Thief might be a simple story, but it's a complex film” –Montreal Gazette “European funds contributing to the production and with a burning subject such as energy control high on the world’s priority list, this is a surefire festival item, with definite chances for niche art house distribution.” –Screen Daily Locarno International Film Festival - Piazza Grande Toronto International Film Festival - Contemporary World Cinema Cannes Film Festival - Directors' Fortnight Eurasia International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize Global Lens 2011 film THE WHITE MEADOWS - The Global Film Initiative The Light Thief on IMDb Film Review - The Guardian UK Film Review - Variety Film Review - Hollywood Reporter
The Soviet Top League, known after 1970 as the Higher League served as the top division of Soviet Union football from 1936 until 1991. The professional top level of football competition among clubs was established in 1936 on proposition of Nikolai Starostin and was approved by the All-Union Council of Physical Culture, it was called as Group A and after the World War II as the First Group. In 1950 after another reform of football in the Soviet Union, the First Group was replaced with Class A. By 1970 the Class A had expanded to three tiers with the top tier known as the Higher Group which in 1971 was renamed into the Higher League, it was one of the best football leagues in Europe, ranking second among the UEFA members in 1988-1989 seasons. Three of its representatives reached the finals of the European club tournaments on four occasions: FC Dynamo Kyiv, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Dynamo Moscow. In the same way that the international community considers Russia to be the political successor state to the Soviet Union, UEFA considers the Russian Premier League to have succeeded the Soviet Top League.
The league was established on the initiative of head of Nikolai Starostin. Starostin proposed to create eight professional club teams in six Soviet cities and hold two championship tournaments per calendar year. With minor corrections, the Soviet Council on Physical Culture accepted the Starostin's proposal creating a league of "demonstration teams of master" which were sponsored by sport societies and factories. Nikolai Starostin de facto became a godfather of the Soviet championships. Numerous mass events took place to promote the newly established competition, among which there was an introduction of football exhibition game as part of the Moscow Physical Culture Day parade, invitation of football team from Basque region, on the side supported by Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War and others. In 1936 the first secretary of Komsomol Kosarev came up with an idea of playing an actual football game at the Red Square as part of the Physical Culture Day parade. Stalin never attended any sports events.
The 1936 Physical Culture Day parade was directed by Russian theatre director Valentin Pluchek. For the football game, a giant green felt carpet was sewn by Spartak athletes and laid down on the Red Square's cobblestones. A night before the parade, the rug was stitched together in sections, rolled up and stored in a vestibule of the GUM department store located at the square. Following the 1936 Red Square game, it became a tradition before the World War II and part of the Physical Culture Day parade event. In the late 1930s Spartak was giving out thousands of tickets per game to members of the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party. Among serious football fans was Lavrentiy Beria who proposed to have one team from each of union republics in the league. In July 1937 a conflict erupted following a successful tour to the Soviet Union of a football team from Basque region during which the main governing body of sports in the country, the All-Union Council of Physical Culture, was accused by the party and Komsomol for failing the sports policy.
Spartak's leadership and Starostin in particular were accused of corruption and implementing "bourgeoisie methods" in Soviet sport. The most prominent clubs of the league were FC Dynamo Kyiv, FC Spartak Moscow, FC Dynamo Moscow; the most popular clubs besides the above-mentioned were PFC CSKA Moscow, FC Ararat Yerevan, FC Dinamo Tbilisi. The first team that won 10 championships was Dynamo Moscow in 1963, followed by Spartak in 1979. Dinamo Tbilisi became famous for finishing third but never winning the title, the first title they won in 1964. Perceived as Russian by people from other countries, the league was multinational with other republics in the USSR being represented. Eleven clubs spent over 30 seasons in the league with just under half of them from Moscow. Dynamo Moscow and Dynamo Kyiv were the only clubs. Among other prominent Russian clubs were SKA Rostov/Donu, Zenit Leningrad, Krylia Sovietov Kuibyshev. Ukraine was often represented by Shakhtar Donetsk and by Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk who were strong in the 1980s.
After the league's reorganization number of Ukrainian-based clubs grew and in the last seasons before the breakup of the USSR, Ukraine was equally represented with the Russian clubs. Among the Soviet sports societies most successful were Dynamo and Army clubs, both of which were associated with state enforcing agencies. Over the years the league changed, however from the 1970s its competition structure solidified with 16 participants, except from 1979 through 1985 when the number of participants was extended to 18; because of the dissolution of the Soviet Union the structure of the league became unstable as more and more clubs lost interest in continuing to participate in the league. Attempts to reorganize the league took place, however all of them were not successful; until the 1960s the main title contenders in the league were the Moscow clubs of Spartak and Dynamo whose dominance was disrupted for only a brief period after World War II by CSKA Moscow, nicknamed'The team of lieutenants'. The 1960s saw the emergence of a new Soviet football elite in Dynamo Kyiv.
While Moscow's automakers did not manage to grow into perennial challengers, the team from the Ukrainian capital became an unofficial feeder for the Soviet national team, replacing Dynamo Moscow. Dynamo Kyiv's success as a Ukrainian club was supplemented in the 1980s with the appearance of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk led by its striker