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Hakeem Nicks

Hakeem Amir Nicks is an American football wide receiver, a free agent. He played college football at North Carolina, was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Nicks has played for the Indianapolis Colts. Nicks was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, he attended Independence High School. Playing football there, he was rated as one of the Top 10 Players in North Carolina by SuperPrep and He was named the Charlotte Observer Offensive Player of the Year and was selected to the North Carolina Associated Press All-State team, he never lost a game in high school, completed his senior year with MVP honors at the 4-AA state championship game. In the game, he posted eight catches for two touchdowns, he posted 93 catches for 20 touchdowns in his senior year. Hakeem Nicks is the son of Rob Jr. and Lisa Mason. He has two brothers and Aleef, a daughter named Harmony. During his freshman season, Nicks started all 11 games in which he played, missing one game due to an ankle sprain.

Nicks led the team and set school single-season records for receptions and receiving yards by a freshman. He ranked third in the ACC in eighth in receptions per game. Nicks improved in his sophomore season, setting a single-season school record with 74 catches for 958 receiving yards along with five touchdowns, his single-season receiving yards were the third most in school history. Nicks finished second in the ACC with 79.8 receiving yards per game and third with 6.17 catches per game. Has made at least one catch in 22 of 23 games played and caught at least two passes in each game his sophomore season. Nicks was honored as a First-team All-ACC selection at wide receiver. By the completion of his junior season, Nicks set 14 school records at UNC, including career receptions, career receiving yards, career touchdowns. During his last season, Nicks tallied 68 catches for school records of 1,222 yards and 12 touchdowns; the 68 receptions tied for third most in a season in school history. Nicks ranked 12th nationally with 94.0 receiving yards per game.

Nicks had a catch in 35 of 36 career games. He set the UNC single-season receiving yardage record and became North Carolina's first 1,000-yard receiver. Nicks ended his collegiate career in the 2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl where caught eight passes for a bowl record of 217 yards, with three going for touchdowns of 73, 66 and 25 yards, in a game against West Virginia. One of his other catches in that game was offered a candidate for the "Greatest Catch of the Year." Four years after he had left North Carolina, Nicks was found guilty of academic fraud during the 2008 school year. His record setting season will remain in the media guide, but the school said they will place an asterisk by his records. Nicks was found to have received some money during his years at North Carolina. * school record ** vacated from school record books Source: Hakeem Nicks - Career Statistics, North Carolina Tar Heels, 2009 Considered to be one of the top wide receivers available in the 2009 NFL Draft, Nicks drew comparisons to Hines Ward and Anquan Boldin.

Butch Davis, Nicks' coach at North Carolina, went further, comparing him to Hall of Famer Michael Irvin. The New York Giants, in need to replace wide-out Plaxico Burress, selected Nicks in the first round, 29th overall. Nicks was the fifth wide receiver taken in the draft, one out of six taken in the first round alone. On August 1, 2009, Nicks signed $12.54 million contract. The deal includes a $6.5 million signing bonus. During training camp, Nicks vied for a starting position with the Giants' other wide receivers, most notably Domenik Hixon and Steve Smith, Hakeem Nicks had the best overall average of all these wide receivers with a 16.0 average. Nicks made his first career NFL reception on September 13, 2009 against the Washington Redskins on wide receiver screen pass for 11 yards. On October 4, 2009 against the Kansas City Chiefs, Nicks recorded his first touchdown reception on a 54-yard screen pass. For the next four games, Nicks would score a touchdown pass in each, becoming the first Giants rookie to score touchdowns in four consecutive games since Bob Gaiters, who scored in five straight games in 1961.

However, Odell Beckham Jr. broke that record. On the strength of that feat, Nicks was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month. Nicks ended the season starting in the #2 wide receiver spot opposite Steve Smith after an injury to Domenik Hixon in Week 2 and outperforming Mario Manningham as of Week 14. At the start of the 2010 season, Nicks recorded his first three-touchdown game against the Carolina Panthers during the season opener, catching a total of 4 passes for 75 yards in a winning effort. During week five, when New York visited Houston, Nicks exploited the NFL's 29th ranked secondary and more Texans rookie cornerback Kareem Jackson as he reeled in career highs with 12 catches for 130 yards. In addition, Nicks caught two touchdown passes on the day from quarterback Eli Manning. Nicks was inactive for the final game of the season in Washington due to a broken toe in his left foot. On the year, he recorded 1,052 yards on 79 receptions, was fourth in the NFL with 11 receiving touchdowns.

Nicks opened the 2011 season, his third, with seven receptions for 122 yards in a loss to Washington, followed three weeks with 10 receptions for a career-best 162 yards and a touchdown against Arizona in the Giants' third-straight win. Nicks remained one of the few bright spots in the Giants' subsequent 2-5 slump, averaging 7


Kishanganj is a city and district headquarters of Kishanganj district in Purnia division of Bihar state. Kishanganj, part of Purnia district, is part of the Mithila region. Mithila first gained prominence after being settled by Indo-Aryan peoples who established the Mithila Kingdom. During the late Vedic period, the Kingdom of the Videhas became one of the major political and cultural centres of South Asia, along with Kuru and Pañcāla; the kings of the Kingdom of the Videhas were called Janakas. The Mithila Kingdom was incorporated into the Vajji confederacy, which had its capital in the city of Vaishali, in Mithila; as of the 2011 Census of India, Kishanganj has a population of 105,782 of which male and female are 55,143 and 50,639 respectively. Literacy rate of Kishanganj city is 73.46 % higher than state average of 61.80 %. In Kishanganj, Male literacy is around 78.37 % while female literacy rate is 68.08 %. In Kishanganj, Total children in Kishanganj city are 16,884 as per figure from Census India report on 2011.

There were 8,636 boys. The children form 15.96% of total population of Kishanganj City. It is one of the few districts. According to the statistics, Kishanganj has a major railhead, connected to major cities and towns of India. Kishanganj railway station comes under Northeast Frontier Railway and is'A' category station of Indian Railways; the railway station and NH 31 connect northeastern regions of India to the rest of the country. It has direct train connected to majority of major cities namely- New Delhi, Patna, Guwahati, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram etc. Garib Nawaz express starts from here for Ajmer. Rajdhani Express which runs between Delhi and Dibrugarh has its stoppage in Kishanganj; the National Highway 31 runs along with the railway line. It is connected with Bagdogra International Airport in Bagdogra, about 60 km from Kishanganj. Kishanganj has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Kishanganj, it broadcasts on FM frequencies

Sakina Banu Begum

Sakina Banu Begum was a Mughal princess, the daughter of Mughal emperor Humayun. Sakina Banu Begum was the daughter of Emperor Humayun, his wife Mah Chuchak Begum, her siblings included, Mirza Muhammad Hakim, Farrukh Fal Mirza, Bakht-un-Nissa Begum, Amina Banu Begum. Sakina Banu Begum was married to Shah Ghazi Khan, the cousin of Naqib Khan Qazvini, a personal friend of Akbar, his uncle Qazi Isa had long served as the Qadi of Iran, came to India and was taken into government service. In 1573, after his death, Naqib Khan reported to Akbar. Akbar married her. Thus, two of his cousins were married into the imperial family. In 1578, Sakina Banu Begum was sent before Akbar's second march on the city, her brother at that point seemed to have conducted negotiations with the Abdulkhairi Uzbek of the Marwa-un-nahr and with the Safavids, who treated him as a sovereign ruler as well as another Timurid potentate, Prince Sulaiman Mirza. She was sent to pacify the Mirza and was advised to offer Prince Salim Mirza in marriage to his daughter as an incentive.

Sakina Banu Begum died on 25 August 1604

Ville-Marie, Quebec

Ville-Marie is a town on Lake Temiscaming in western Quebec, Canada. It is seat of the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality; as one of the oldest towns in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region, it is considered the cradle of north-western Quebec and nicknamed "Pearl of Témiscamingue". CKVM-FM broadcasts from Ville-Marie; the town is home to the Junior "A" Ville-Marie Pirates of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. In 1679, the place functioned as a trading post between the French and indigenous Algonquians. In 1720, the North West Company opened a trading post and built a store in 1785, which came into the hands of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821 when the two companies merged. In 1836, a mission was established, followed in 1863, by a mission founded by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, who gave it the name "Ville-Marie"; the area was called Kelly Bay in honour of its first settler, James Kelly, who lived as a hermit. In 1874, Oblate missionary Joseph Moffet cleared some land and moved to Kelly Bay that came to be known as Baie-des-Pères.

In 1883, he was joined by a group of settlers from Nicolet. In 1886, the Parish of Notre-Dame-du-Saint-Rosaire-de-Ville-Marie was founded, in 1891, the Baie-des-Père Post Office opened; the Village Municipality of Ville-Marie was incorporated in 1897 and the following year the post office was renamed to match the village's name. In 1899, the HBC post closed. On December 22, 1962, the Village Municipality of Ville-Marie became the Town of Ville-Marie. Ville-Marie is the seat of the judicial district of Témiscamingue. Population trend: Population in 2016: 2,584 Population in 2011: 2,595 Population in 2006: 2,696 Population in 2001: 2,770 Population in 1996: 2,855 Population in 1991: 2,581Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1206 Mother tongue: English as first language: 0.6% French as first language: 98.1% English and French as first language: 0.4% Other as first language: 1.0% Ville-Marie presents a typical continental climate, with cold winters and warm and humid summers. It benefits from the lake's influence in winter, its temperature being higher than in other towns further from the lake.

It still holds the record as the hottest day in Quebec with a temperature of 40° on July 6, 1921. The main components of the local economy are agriculture, hydro-electricity, outdoor tourism. List of towns in Quebec Ville-Marie official website

1906 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1906. For an overview of world literature see 1906 in literature. See also: 1905 in Australian literature, 1906 in Australia, 1907 in Australian literature. Guy Boothby – The Race of Life Ada Cambridge – A Happy Marriage Edward Dyson – In the Roaring Fifties Ambrose Pratt – The Counterstroke Ethel Turner – In the Mist of the Mountains Lilian Turner – Betty the Scribe Louis Becke – Sketches from Normandy Guy Boothby – A Royal Affair and Other Stories Edward Dyson – Fact'ry'Ands Mabel Forrest – "The Housekeeper" Steele Rudd – Back to Our Selection Thos. E. Spencer – The Surprising Adventures of Mrs. Bridget McSweeney Arthur H. AdamsLondon Streets Ada Cambridge – "Good-Bye" C. J. Dennis "Cow" "Weary" Louis Esson – "Brogan's Lane" George Essex Evans – The Secret Key and Other Verses Mabel Forrest – "The Circus Lion" Henry Lawson "The Bard of Furthest Out" "To Victor Daley" Louisa Lawson "The Old Brown Hen" "They Are Taking the Old Piano" Will Lawson – Between the Lights and Other Verses Dorothy Frances McCrae – "Homesick" Hugh McCrae – "A Bridal Song" Bernard O'Dowd – The Silent Land and Other Verses A. B. Paterson – "Santa Claus in the Bush" Thos.

E. Spencer – How M'Dougall Topped the Score and Other Verses and Sketches A list, ordered by date of birth of births in 1906 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death. 14 March – R. Wilkes Hunter, novelist 11 April – Cyril Pearl and humorist 10 May – R. G. Howarth and critic A list, ordered by date of death of deaths in 1906 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth. 6 February – James Bonwick and historian 1906 in poetry List of years in literature List of years in Australian literature