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Mimosa Rocks National Park

Mimosa Rocks is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 329 km southwest of Sydney near the towns of Tathra and Bermagui. The park is close to Bournda National Park and forms part of the Ulladulla to Merimbula Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for swift parrots. Mimosa Rocks National Park starts at the northern end of Tathra Beach and runs north for about 16 km; the most recent addition to the park was the acquisition in 1999 of 260 acres subdivided from the Murrah Gardens Estate owned by the Hammond family, which includes the coastline of Bunga Beach and Goalen Head. It has five access roads from the Tathra-Bermagui main road. There are four main campsites in the Mimosa Rocks National Park. All campsites have non-flush toilets available. Protected areas of New South Wales Mimosa Rocks National Park

State Police Services

The State Police Services known as State Police or SPS are police services under the control of respective state governments of the States and territories of India. The candidates selected for the SPS are posted as Deputy Superintendent of Police or Assistant Commissioner of Police once their probationary period ends. On prescribed satisfactory service in the SPS, the officers are nominated to the Indian Police Service; the recruitment to this service is done by the respective State Governments through State Public Service Commissions. Some of the posts are recruit by the Staff Selection Commission, the staff conducted the exam all over India and recruit according to eligibility; the recruitment to SPS is on the same pattern as that for IPS. The only difference is that the recruitment of SPS officers is made by the State Public Service Commission concerned through a combined competitive examination for State Civil Services which in the case of IPS is through the All-India Civil Services Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

However, in case of Union Territory, recruitment to SPS is made by Union Public Service Commission through the Civil Services Examination as one of the Group-A Services. State police requirement in large States like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh is greater as compared to the smaller States like Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala and north-eastern States. After selection, which again is based upon the choice of service and merit of a candidate, selected candidates are required to undergo vigorous probationary training before getting posted as Assistant Commissioner of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police. States with large number of population are arranging a specific recruitment program for specific recruitment. In June 2017, The Madhya Pradesh state arranged the examination of police constable recruitment through the professional examination board of Madhya Pradesh. Gazetted officers include all the Indian Police Service' officers and all State Police Services officers of and above the rank of Inspector in State Police and Metropolitan Police forces respectively.

National Emblem above two star Deputy Commissioner of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police in selection grade with 13+ years of service as an IPS Other officers above selection gradeNational Emblem above one Star Deputy Commissioner of Police or Superintendent of Police Commandant of BattalionNational Emblem Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police or Superintendent of PoliceThree Stars Assistant Commissioner of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police Circle Officer in the states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh Sub-Divisional Police Officer One Single star in middle of shoulder strap without any ribbon bar. Circle Inspector or Officer-in-Charge in the state of Assam. Three stars with a red and blue ribbon at the outer edge of the shoulder straps Inspector of Police Two stars with a red and blue ribbon at the outer edge of the shoulder straps Sub-Inspector of PoliceOne Star with a red and blue ribbon at the outer edge of the shoulder straps Assistant sub-inspector of policeThree chevrons points facing downwards / Navy Blue colored epaulettes with three golden stripes on the Shoulder Head Constable or Police Sergent.

Two chevrons points facing downwards / Navy Blue colored epaulettes with two golden stripes on the Shoulder Senior Police Constable or Police Constable or Police Naik. No rank insignia Police Constable

Frederick Klein

Frederick Augustus Klein, or F. A. Klein as he is called in much of the literature, was a Church Missionary Society missionary in the Middle East, he is remembered for his 1868 discovery of the Moabite Stone, which dates from about 840 B. C, it gives qualified confirmation of some events mentioned in the biblical Book of Kings. Klein was born in Strasbourg, France, in 1827, he studied at the Basel Mission Institute and attended the Church Missionary Society College,Islington. He received Anglican holy orders, he left for Ottoman Palestine under the CMS in 1851. His wife died in Nazareth on October 10, 1851, he ministered in Nazareth until 1855 and in Jerusalem for some 22 years. During his time in Palestine he worked among others. While in the Galilee he served at Christ Church, Nazareth, he engaged in Arabic translation. He labored in Cairo from 1882 to 1893, where the CMS had reopened work, wishing to evangelize among Muslims, he established public worship in Arabic. Upon returning to Europe for good his translation work continued, he revised the Arabic version of the Book of Common Prayer.

Klein write a book titled The Religion of Islam, republished in 2012. He is most remembered for discovering the Moabite Stone. However, he was one of numerous long-lived German missionaries who acquired great proficiency in Arabic. Anticipating developments in evangelical missions, he was intent on sharing the Christian faith with Muslims

German Hospital, Dalston

The German Hospital, was a hospital in Dalston, East London. The hospital was established in 1845 to offer free treatment to London’s large German-speaking community which had a significant presence in the East End; the hospital’s German speaking staff remained on site during the First World War, but were interned during the Second World War with their places taken by British staff. It joined the National Health Service in 1948 and became a psychiatric hospital in 1974; the hospital, popularly known as ‘The German’, closed in 1987 and patients were transferred to Homerton Hospital. Some of its buildings are now used for affordable housing. Parts of the buildings are grade II listed. McKellar, The German Hospital Hackney. A Social and Architectural History 1847–1987. London. Specht, The German Hospital in London and the Community it served 1845 to 1948. Anglo-German Family History Society Publications. Swinbank, Christiane Medicine and Religion. Selective Intercultural Transfers at the German Hospital in London, 1845–1914.

In: Stefan Manz, Margit Schulte Beerbühl, John R. Davis: Migration and Transfer from Germany to Britain 1660–1914. Munich, pp. 119–130. Waddington, Keir Charity and the London Hospitals, 1850–1898. Woodbridge. Media related to German Hospital, Dalston at Wikimedia Commons

James McRae (U.S. general)

Major General James Henry McRae was a U. S. Army general. James Henry McRae was born December 24, 1862, to Daniel F. McRae and Marion McRae in Lumber City, Georgia, he graduated from the United States Military Academy number forty-eight of seventy-seven in the class of 1886. McRae was commissioned in the Third Infantry and performed frontier duty from 1886-1888. During the Spanish–American War, he was in the Battle of El Caney in Cuba, he served in the Sanitary Corps, for which he received his first Silver Star Commendation, he received his second Silver Star during the Philippine Insurrection and was recommended for a brevet promotion. From 1905 to 1908, he served on the General Staff, in 1911, he graduated from the United States Army War College. McRae served in the Adjutant General's Department from 1913 to 1917, on August 5, 1917, he was promoted to brigadier general and commanded the 158th Depot Brigade at Camp Sherman, Ohio. In addition, he commanded the Ninth Infantry Brigade of the Fifth Infantry Division.

He was promoted to major general on April 12, 1918, commanded the 78th Infantry Division until June 1919, when it was inactivated. For this, he earned the Distinguished Service Medal. During 1921 and 1922, he was assistant chief, G-1. From 1922 to 1923 and in 1924, he commanded the Philippine Division, from 1924 to 1926 he served in the Philippine Department, he commanded the Ninth Corps area before commanding the 11th Corps Area. On December 14, 1887, McRae married Florence Stouch, daughter of Lt. Col. R. H. Stouch, a Civil War veteran. Together they had three children: Donald M. McRae, Dorothy McRae, Mildred McRae, he remarried to Helen Burgar Stouch, a former sister-in-law, on February 24, 1926. After his retirement, he made his home in California, he died on May 1, 1940. McRae is buried in Arlington National Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery James McRae at Find a Grave

2009 Ligue 2 (Senegal)

The 2009 Ligue 2 season was the first of the professional competition of the second-tier football in Senegal. The tournament was organized by the Senegalese Football Federation The season began a little earlier on Saturday 2 May and finished on 16 October, it was the first season labelled as a "League". AS Pikine and ASC Niarry Tally were promoted into Ligue 1 the following season while ASC Xam Xam was relegated into National 1 the following season. Pikine had the highest with 42 points while ASC Niarry Tally was second with 40 points, scoring the most goals, numbering 32. Geographically all clubs were in the western and westernmost parts of the country, two or three of the clubs were not of the Dakar area. Unlike Ligue 1, there was no group system used in the season, the following year, Ligue 2 would have a group system where the club with the highest number of points was elevated into Ligue 1 in the 2011 season and the lowest relegated into National 1 in the 2011 season; the league was contested by 12 teams