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Matin Ahmed Khan

Matin Ahmed Khan was a Pakistani academic, marketing expert and management educator. He served as Dean and Director of the Institute of Business Administration from 1972 to 1977 and contributed to the development of academic standards throughout the country, he begin his education from the Aligarh university in the early 1940s. He became the first Muslim PhD in business administration, he received his MA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and DBA from the University of Southern California. His areas of research and teaching include market research and consumer behaviour, he was associated as Project Director for a decade with JRP-IV, a research project on Slum Improvement. He has been a Visiting Professor at Nigeria. Dr. Khan has authored a large number of books and articles on marketing and research methodology including: Research methodology for business and social problems. University Grants Commission, 1989. Wholesale trade in Karachi. Institute of Public and Business Administration, University of Karachi, 1959.

He has published in business journals and the media. After his retirement from IBA in the early 1990s he helped Hakeem Muhammad Saeed in developing Hamdard University of managmnet sciences and become Life Research Professor and Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences, Karachi. In 2007 President Pervez Musharraf conferred civil awards on 154 citizens of Pakistan for excellence in various fields of activities; the Sitara-e-Imtiaz was awarded to Dr Matin Ahmed Khan for service to Education. After two weeks of illness he died on 22 June 2014 aged 93 years old, he was survived by his spouse, 4 sons, 8 grandsons and 3 granddaughters


Astronet is a consortium which gather European funding agencies in order to establish a comprehensive long-term planning for the development of European astronomy. The consortium started on September 1, 2005. Centre national de la recherche scientifique/Institut national des sciences de l'univers, France Federal Ministry of Education and Research and PT-DESY, Germany European Southern Observatory, International Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Italy MCINN, Spain NOTSA Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, the Netherlands Science and Technology Facilities Council, United Kingdom NCBiR, Poland ISA, Israel Institute of Astronomy of the University of Latvia Academy of Finland Forskningsrådet for Natur og Univers, Denmark ASTRONET is an ERA-Net financed by the European Commission FP6, up to a level of 2.5 M€, out of a total budget of 3.2 M€. The project duration is 4 years. European Extremely Large Telescope European Northern Observatory Cherenkov Telescope Array "Astronomers unveil wish list."

Nature. "Himmlische Visionen für das All - Astronomen diskutieren die Großprojekte der." Deutschlandradio Kultur. "As the stars were born?." Expresso. Official website "Mathematician with ASTRONET successful - New methods for calculation of trajectories in space."

Chad Orvella

Chad Robert Orvella is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He played collegiate baseball for Columbia Basin College. After two years there, he transferred to North Carolina State University as a shortstop. Orvella was drafted in 2003 in the thirteenth round of the MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Orvella grew up in Washington playing many sports, he came from a sports family with his dad being a big golfer, his mom a tennis player. As a kid and all the way up through high school, he played soccer, golf and baseball; as a young boy, he played baseball and golf most, he excelled in both. Orvella fell in love with baseball as a young boy, his father worked for a company with season tickets to the Seattle Mariners baseball games, he was able to come along. As his father entertained clients in the luxurious box seats of the stadium, Chad sat in the cushioned chairs with his eyes fixed on the game, he went to twenty games each year. Orvella began playing baseball at the age of four at the tee ball level for his little league.

As he moved forward throughout his playing time, he found himself on all the all-star teams. He didn't let that affect his play, he played his high school ball at Eastlake High School in Washington, although wasn't recruited heavily, he did get an offer he took from Columbia Basin College. Orvella started his Junior College ball as a small player, at about five foot eight, one hundred and fifty-five pounds. Being that he was so small he had to go the Junior College route, he had every intention as using it as a minor set back, a stepping-stone to get into a bigger Division I baseball program. He received offers from every ACC program, Texas. Orvella chose to take his talents to North Carolina State University in his junior year, he excelled at shortstop there and being that he had grown in size, he was showing bigger and faster at the plate and in the field. In 2002, he played collegiate summer baseball for the Chatham A's of the Cape Cod Baseball League. During his senior year, he pitched ten to twelve innings, the MLB scouts began to take notice that he could pitch well and play shortstop.

When scouts approached him and asked him if he would enter the MLB draft as a pitcher, he said he would do anything to get to the next level. He was a hard throwing righty who could pound the strike zone. All but one team wanted him to pitch at the next level. Orvella was drafted in the thirteenth round of the 2003 MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as a shortstop. In late 2003, after his college ball was over, he reported to rookie ball in New York for the Hudson Valley Renegades, he brought along all his equipment to play shortstop, but upon his arrival was called into the office by the manager and told the team wasn't sure what they would do with him. He was told to go throw a bullpen. In his first game, he struck out five of six batters; the organization declared. Orvella's pitching repertoire consists of a 95 mph fastball as well as a slider, he threw fifteen innings that year before tearing his lateral meniscus in his right knee that put an end to the short season. He returned in 2004, he started at low A level ball in South Carolina.

He made the all-star team at that level, just after that game, he was promoted to High A ball. A month he was promoted to AA ball in California and a month after that he was promoted to AAA ball in Durham, North Carolina. Following this successful year he was awarded the 2004 minor league pitcher of the year. Orvella made his major league debut on May 2005, against the Oakland Athletics. After that time, he was sent back to AA where he would allow only one run, he was called up to the MLB for the Devil Rays the day before Memorial Day and stayed with the MLB team for the rest of the year. He pitched so well, he pitched in AAA for two weeks before going back to the MLB team. That year he struggled to stay in the MLB and went up and down between AAA and MLB, he dominated AAA hitters, but his delivery to the plate was too slow for manager Joe Maddon, so when he tried to quicken it, he lost his accuracy and would get hit. This is what led to not getting the role as closer. In 2007, he stayed in the Big Leagues for half a year as their left-handed specialist.

Though he was a righty, there were no lefties in the bullpen and he was most effective against left-handed hitters. In 2008, he hurt his shoulder in spring training, he rehabbed and worked back to make an appearance in 2009. He spent his first half of the season with the Rays, he finished the season with them. In 2010, he signed with the Angels but didn't last long with them. After the surgery and rehab, he was never able to get his velocity back. Before hand he was throwing ninety-five and after only about eighty-five on his fastball; this is what led to him getting released, deciding to call it quits. In his time pitching, he had three wins over Mariano Rivera and the Yankees, his first pitch to Derek Jeter was a homerun. While in the Cape Cod leagues, there was a book written about him and his team called The Last Best League. Personal interview with Chad Orvella via telephone. Orvella, C.. Telephone interview Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (

Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone bisoxalate

Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone bisoxalate is a chemical compound, an oxide of carbon with formula C10O10. Its molecule consists of a 1,4-benzoquinone core with the four hydrogen atoms replaced by two oxalate groups, it can be seen as a fourfold ester of oxalic acid. The compound was first described by H. S. Verter, H. Porter, R. Dominic in 1968, it was obtained by reacting tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone with oxalyl chloride in tetrahydrofuran. It is a yellow solid that can be crystallized as a tetrahydrofuran solvate, but could not be prepared in pure form. Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate Hexahydroxybenzene trisoxalate Hexahydroxybenzene triscarbonate

Querétaro Cathedral

The St. Philip Neri Cathedral Also Querétaro Cathedral It is a Catholic church, built by the felipense order, it is located in the center of the city of Santiago de Querétaro in Mexico. The building was erected between 1786 and 1804, by the Order of San Felipe Neri, at the request of Father Martin de San Cayetano, he was blessed by Father Miguel Hidalgo, on September 19, 1805. Abandoned by the order of the place, the bishop and historian Francisco Banegas y Galván asked the Holy See to donate the temple for the creation of the cathedral and the seminary, authorized and in 1921 the temple was declared a cathedral by Pope Benedict XV, being consecrated in 1931. One of the last works built during the colonial period, a sign of the transition between two styles: from Baroque to Neoclassical, it occupies the finishing of the exterior material of tezontle. Roman Catholicism in Mexico St. Philip Neri

900 (number)

900 is the natural number following 899 and preceding 901. It is the sum of Euler's totient function for the first 54 integers. In base 10 it is a Harshad number. 900 is also: A telephone area code for "premium" phone calls in the North American Numbering Plan In Greek number symbols, the sign Sampi A skateboarding trick in which the skateboarder spins two and a half times A 900 series refers to three consecutive perfect games in bowling 901 = 17 × 53, happy number 902 = 2 × 11 × 41, sphenic number, Harshad number 903 = 3 × 7 × 43, sphenic number, triangular number, Schröder–Hipparchus number, Mertens function returns 0 904 = 23 × 113 or 113 × 8, Mertens function returns 0 905 = 5 × 181, sum of seven consecutive primes "The 905" is a common nickname for the suburban portions of the Greater Toronto Area in Canada, a region whose telephones used area code 905 before overlay plans added two more area codes. 906 = 2 × 3 × 151, sphenic number, Mertens function returns 0 907 = prime number 908 = 22 × 227, nontotient 909 = 32 × 101 910 = 2 × 5 × 7 × 13, Mertens function returns 0, Harshad number, happy number 911 = prime number the emergency telephone number in North America 912 = 24 × 3 × 19, sum of four consecutive primes, sum of ten consecutive primes, Harshad number.

913 = 11 × 83, Smith number, Mertens function returns 0. 914 = 2 × 457, nontotient 915 = 3 × 5 × 61, sphenic number, Smith number, Mertens function returns 0, Harshad number 916 = 22 × 229, Mertens function returns 0, member of the Mian–Chowla sequence 917 = 7 × 131, sum of five consecutive primes 918 = 2 × 33 × 17, Harshad number 919 = prime number, cuban prime, Chen prime, palindromic prime, centered hexagonal number, happy number, Mertens function returns 0 920 = 23 × 5 × 23, Mertens function returns 0 921 = 3 × 307 922 = 2 × 461, Smith number 923 = 13 × 71 924 = 22 × 3 × 7 × 11, sum of a twin prime, central binomial coefficient 925 = 52 × 37, pentagonal number, centered square numberThe millesimal fineness number for Sterling silver 926 = 2 × 463, sum of six consecutive primes, nontotient 927 = 32 × 103, tribonacci number 928 = 25 × 29, sum of four consecutive primes, sum of eight consecutive primes, happy number 929 = prime number, Proth prime, palindromic prime, sum of nine consecutive primes, Eisenstein prime with no imaginary part An area code in New York.

930 = 2 × 3 × 5 × 31, pronic number 931 = 72 × 19. One of two ISBN Group Identifiers for books published in Finland 953 = prime number, Sophie Germain prime, Chen prime, Eisenstein prime with no imaginary part, centered heptagonal numberISBN Group Identifier for books published in Croatia 954 = 2 × 32 × 53, sum of ten consecutive primes, Harshad number ISBN Group Identifier for books published in Bulgaria. One of the Area Codes in the South Florida Area 955 = 5 × 191 ISBN Group Identifier for books published in Sri Lanka 956 = 22 × 239 ISBN Group Identifier for books published in Chile 957 = 3 × 11 × 29, sphenic number one of two ISBN Group Identifiers for books published in Taiwan and China 958 = 2 × 479, Smith numberISBN Group Identifier for books published in Colombia The millesimal fineness number for Britannia silver 959 = 7 × 137, Carol numberISBN Group Identifier for books published in Cuba 960 = 26 × 3 × 5, sum of six consecutive primes, Harshad number country calling code for Maldives, ISBN Group Identifier for books published in Greece The number of possible starting positions for the chess variant Chess960 Chess960 got its name from the number itself 961 = 312, the largest 3-digit perfect square