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Kyle Allen

Kyle Allen is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the Texas A&M Aggies and Houston Cougars. During his rookie season in 2018, Allen was the Panthers third string quarterback behind starter Cam Newton and backup Taylor Heinicke before starting the final game of the season following injuries to both. Allen started for the majority of the 2019 season after Newton had a season-ending injury early on. Allen attended Desert Mountain High School in Arizona. During his high school career, he had 86 passing touchdowns. Allen was a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and was ranked as the best pro-style quarterback and seventh best player overall in his class. In June 2013, he committed to Texas A&M University to play college football. Allen was recruited out of high school. Allen played for the West team in the 2014 U. S. Army All-American Bowl, he completed 12 of 18 passes, set an Army Bowl record with 183 passing yards. As a true freshman in 2014, Allen competed with Kenny Hill before the season for the starting quarterback position.

Hill would win the job with Allen appearing in games as a backup. After the team lost three straight games in October, the competition was opened again prior to the game against Louisiana-Monroe, Allen won the starting quarterback position. On September 14, 2014, he made his first appearance with the Aggies and threw 12/16 completions for 122-yards, 2 touchdowns, an interception; the next week he took on # 3 Auburn in Alabama. He led the unranked Aggies past the Tigers while throwing for 277 yards and 4 touchdowns along with 1 interception in a 41–38 win, ending Auburn's chances of making the playoffs and putting A&M back in the Top 25. Allen would finish the season with a 3 -- 2 win-loss record, including its MVP award, he finished his freshman season with 118/192 completions, 1,322 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, 7 interceptions. Following the transfer of Kenny Hill to Texas Christian University, Allen was positioned to be the starter for the Aggies in 2015. On August 24 during the 2015 off-season, Allen was named the starting quarterback against Arizona State with competition from incoming freshman Kyler Murray.

Texas A&M got off to a 5 -- 0 start. Against Alabama, he threw three interceptions that were returned for touchdowns in a 41–23 loss. During that game, on Oct 16, he had a 50 percent completion rate, he went 12-for-34 passing for 88 yards in a 23–3 loss to Ole Miss on Oct. 24. The Friday before the following game, head coach Kevin Sumlin named Kyler Murray the starter and Allen started to practice with the third team. Against Alabama, Allen said he suffered an AC sprain in his throwing shoulder but told the coaching staff he was well enough to face Ole Miss. Allen would miss playing in the 35–28 win on Oct 31 against South Carolina and the Aggies loss to Auburn. Kyler Murray would start in both of those games and a home win over Western Carolina. Allen would return as the starter on Nov 21, a 25–0 win over Vanderbilt, he played his last game with the Aggies on November 28, 2015, completing 15/28 passes for 161-yards and a touchdown in a 7–19 loss to LSU. He finished his second year with completing 160/283 passes for 2,210-yards, 17 touchdowns, 7 interceptions.

Allen ran for 65 yards and 2 touchdowns. On December 10, 2015, Allen announced he would be transferring from Texas A&M and over two weeks the Aggies' other quarterback, Kyler Murray, announced he would be transferring; this decision made him unavailable to play in the Aggies' Music City bowl game. Allen ended his Aggies career with 278 completions in 475 attempts, 3,532 passing yards, 33 passing touchdowns, 14 interceptions in 20 games. Allen announced on January 2016, that he intended to transfer to the University of Houston. Allen began classes at Houston on January 19, but was not eligible to play for the Cougars during the 2016 season due to NCAA transfer guidelines that require transfers to sit out an entire year. Allen began the 2017 season as the starting quarterback for the Houston Cougars, his first game was a 19–16 victory by the Cougars over the Arizona Wildcats on September 9, 2017. Allen was benched in favor of Kyle Postma during Houston's third game against Texas Tech after throwing four interceptions in three games.

On January 11, 2018, Allen announced his decision to forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. Through the end of the 2017 season, Allen's statistics are as follows: On April 28, 2018, Allen signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent, he was signed to the Panthers practice squad the next day. He was released on September 10, 2018, he was re-signed to the Panthers practice squad on October 30, 2018. On December 20, 2018, Allen was promoted to the active roster to back up Taylor Heinicke after starter Cam Newton was shut down for the season. On December 23, 2018, he made his NFL debut against the Atlanta Falcons in relief for an injured Heinicke going 4-of-4 with 38 yards in his two drives before Heinicke came back into the game at the two minute warning of the first half. Allen would go on to make his first NFL start in the last game of the season against the New Orleans Saints, he went 16-of-27 with two passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown.

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Salkocha

Salkocha is a village and gram panchayat in the town of Chapar in the Dhubri district of the state of Assam, India. It is part of the Bilasipara East Assam Legislative Assembly constituency and the Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency. Salkocha is 58 kilometres from Dhubri, the district headquarters, it is 220 kilometres west of Dispur, the state capital. Salkocha is connected to the rest of India through National Highway 31; the nearest railway station is in Kokrajhar, 20 kilometres away. Salkocha is near the villages of Gaurangtari, Porshanpara, Khamarpara, Gaurangtari, Bamunpara, Sreegram, Pukhuripara, Hapapara and Salbari; the village is about 24 metres above sea level, the Brahmaputra River flows through the northern region. Salkocha is affected by annual flooding of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries, which flow through the western region. According to the 2011 Census of India, the Chapar-Salkocha block had a population of 118,800. Salkocha has a population of about 40,000, an average literacy rate of 75 percent.

The predominant religions are Islam. The village is populated by Rajbongshi people and other communities, including the Kalita and Sutradhar castes, the Bodo and Garo peoples, the Rabha tribe. Salkocha's official language is Assamese, a Goalpariya dialect is spoken. Burha-Burhi Temple: At Hapapara, north of Salkocha, a mela is held each April as part of the Burha-Burhi Puja. Ceremonies take place in April at other temples. Diplai Beel and Golden Langur Park: Diplai Beel is a large natural wetland covering an area of 4.14 square kilometres. Assam's first bird sanctuary, 22 kilometres from Kokrajhar, contains a variety of local and migratory birds. In the northeastern forest, the endangered golden langur may be seen, it is adjacent to the Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary. Dhir Beel: A marshy lake east of Salkocha, near the Bodo Hills and adjacent to the Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary: Straddling the Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts a few kilometers from Salkocha, the 46-square-kilometre sanctuary is India's second protected habitat of the golden langur

Boddam Branch

The Boddam Branch Line was a 15-mile branch line constructed by the Great North of Scotland Railway from Ellon railway station to Boddam in Aberdeenshire in 1897. The line was single track, with passing loops at stations; the line was constructed to connect the newly built luxury GNSoR Cruden Bay Hotel in Cruden Bay to the wider rail network. From there, the line ran on to Boddam to serve local quarries; the line ran through a rural area, from a junction with the Formartine and Buchan Railway at Ellon railway station, however the line was constructed to a high standard, with bridges throughout. In Cruden Bay itself, the station was connected to the Hotel by the electric Cruden Bay Hotel Tramway; the line and tramway were closed to passengers in 1932 due to lack of traffic. The hotel was served by a Rolls Royce motorcar until its closure, when it was requisitioned by the armed forces following the outbreak of World War II. After the war, the hotel and tramway were demolished completely; the line was closed to freight in 1945, with the branch being used to store wagons until the track was lifted in 1950.

Unlike the Formartine and Buchan Railway, the route of the line was not preserved as it closed far earlier. That said, few parts of the line are built on and many farms have not gone to the trouble of leveling the ground on the route. Most of the route is still visible, with several embankments and road overbridges still in situ along the route. Most of the bridges which carried the railway have been taken down, including the substantial Cruden Bay viaduct, although three pillars of it remain standing. One large bridge remains. Numerous culverts are remaining five or more are over small burns between Pitlurg and Hatton, one is over the Water of Cruden at Nethermill, one is over the smaller burn at Cruden Bay, another, which can be walked through, is at Bullers o' Buchan. A number of well built bridge buttresses are still standing for overbridges; the photo has one of many similar looking overbridges. The remaining evidence of station sites is slim, some having been built on; the station hotel at Hatton remains while a goods shed there was demolished in 2012.

All stationmasters' houses exist today. Walking the full length of the line is impossible, as some sections have been removed several extant sections are fenced prohibiting access and other sections are thick with bushes. Sections that can be done include a section around the Burn of Forvie. There are no plans to reinstate the line