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Cryonectes

Cryonectes is an extinct genus of pliosaurid plesiosaurian known from the Early Jurassic of Normandy, northern France. Cryonectes is known only from the holotype MAE 2007.1.1, a partial skull and articulated mandible, 10 associated vertebrae. It was collected in 2007 from the Calcaire à Bélemnites Formation of Normandy, dating to the latest Pliensbachian stage of the late Early Jurassic, about 185-183 million years ago, it was found in the Roche-Blain quarry, located in the commune of Fresney-le-Puceux near the city of Laize-la-Ville, south of Caen. Cryonectes is a moderate-sized pliosaurid; the specimen when discovered was prepared first with acid, which damaged some parts the teeth, which are now broken and lack enamel. The complete mandible and the skull are in occlusion with teeth in situ and one separated and complete tooth is known; the premaxillae and maxillae are preserved and the most important part of the palate is preserved separate from the skull. The ten associated vertebrae are preserved in a non-natural sequence, nine being cervical, while the last one is indeterminable.

Distinct neurocentral sutures are visible on all vertebrae preserving neural arches, except on the ninth vertebra, which presents a closed suture. Therefore, Cryonectes is at a early stage in ontogenetic development; the ninth vertebra suggests that it was a subadult individual. Cryonectes is characterized by a unique combination of characters including a slight constriction between premaxillae and maxillae, its snout is elongated and the mandible has a long symphysis bearing seven tooth position and retaining a ventral mandibular ridge. A cladistic analysis performed by Peggy Vincent, Nathalie Bardet and Emanuela Mattioli found it to be basal to Pliosaurus and other pliosaurids. Cryonectes was first named by Peggy Vincent, Nathalie Bardet and Emanuela Mattioli in 2012 and the type species is Cryonectes neustriacus; the generic name is derived from kryos, Greek for "cold", nektris, for "swimmer", refers to the cool climatic conditions that prevailed during the uppermost Pliensbachian. The specific name is derived from the Frank kingdom of Neustrie which covered northwest France, created after the death of Clovis I.

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Henri Albers

Henri Albers, born Johan Hendrik Albers, was a Dutch-born opera singer who became a French citizen. He sang leading baritone roles in an international career that spanned 37 years and was a prominent singer at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels and the Opéra-Comique in Paris, his base from 1900 until his death, he sang in 36 performances with the Metropolitan Opera company from 1898 to 1899. He made many recordings for Pathé Records and specialised in the heavier baritone and basso cantante repertoire. Albers was born in Amsterdam and trained and worked as an actor, he studied singing at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and was engaged by Johannes George De Groot to sing with his newly established Hollandsche Opera company. He made his operatic debut in 1889 as Méphistophélès in a Hollandsche Opera production of Gounod's Faust and during the next two years continued singing leading roles with the company. In 1891, on the recommendation of De Groot, he met with the French composer Jules Massenet and auditioned for him.

Massenet was impressed and encouraged him to study further in Paris and to broaden his horizons beyond Amsterdam. After further singing studies in Paris with Jean-Baptiste Faure, Albers made his first stage appearance outside Holland when he was engaged by the French opera company in Antwerp. In 1892, he sang Jean d'Hautecoeur in the company's first production of Alfred Bruneau's Le rêve and began a lifelong friendship with the composer, appearing in many of his operas. After Antwerp, Albers was engaged as Principal Baritone at the Opéra de Bordeaux and went on to sing at the Royal Opera House in London and the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, he was engaged by the Metropolitan Opera in 1898 and sang with the company both on tour and in New York City. He made his company debut on 8 November 1898 as Mercutio in the Met's touring performance of Roméo et Juliette in Chicago, he remained with the company through 1899, appearing 36 times in eight different operas and tackling his first Wagnerian role, Wolfram in Tannhäuser.

On his return to Europe he sang at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels from 1901 to 1906 and added several more Wagnerian roles to his repertoire: Telramund in Lohengrin. A versatile singer, he appeared in the title roles of La Monnaie's productions of Hamlet, Rigoletto, Hérodiade, Le roi Arthus, as well as singing Count di Luna in Il trovatore, Iago in Otello, Baron Scarpia in Tosca. In 1899, he had been engaged by the Opéra-Comique in Paris where he sang leading baritone and bass-baritone roles for the next 25 years in 39 different operas. Although it became his "home" opera house, he continued to appear at La Monnaie, the Paris Opéra, several other European opera houses from time to time, he became a naturalized French citizen in 1920. In late August 1926 at Aix-les-Bains, Albers once again sang the role of Jean d'Hautecoeur in Le rêve. A month he died in Paris of a sudden illness at the age of 60. At the time of his death, he was on the administrative council of the Union des Artistes dramatiques et lyriques des théâtres français.

Roles created by Henri Albers include: Étranger in Vincent d'Indy's L'étranger, 7 January 1903, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels Arthus in Ernest Chausson's Le roi Arthus, 30 November 1903, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels Macbeth in Ernest Bloch's Macbeth, 30 November 1910, Opéra-Comique, Paris Napoléon in Jean Nouguès's L'Aigle, 4 February 1912, Théâtre des Arts, Rouen L'Auguste in Jean Nouguès Les Frères Danilo, commissioned by Pathé Records for the gramophone, recorded 1912–1913 Père Jean in Xavier Leroux's Les cadeaux de Noël, 25 December 1915, Opéra-Comique, Paris Cardinal Cibo in Ernest Moret's Lorenzaccio, 19 May 1920, Opéra-Comique, Paris Pierre in Xavier Leroux's La plus forte, 11 January 1924, Opéra-Comique, Paris Media related to Henri Albers at Wikimedia Commons Jong, J. de. "Hollansche Musici in den Vreemde". Geïllustreerd Maandschrift. Lengthy illustrated article devoted to Albers and written at the height of his career

Rankoth Vehera

Rankoth Vehera is a stupa located in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. The stupa was built by Nissanka Malla of Polonnaruwa, who ruled the country from 1187 to 1196; the Rankoth Vehera has been built according to the tradition of the stupas of the Anuradhapura Maha Viharaya and bears a close resemblance to Ruwanwelisaya. In fact, a stone inscription situated close to the stupa identifies it by the name "Ruwanweli". However, it has come to be known by the used name, Rankoth Vehera. In Sinhalese, ran means gold, kotha is the name given to the pinnacle of a stupa, vehera means stupa or temple. Thus, the name Rankoth Vehera can be translated to English as "Gold Pinnacled Stupa". Along with the Kiri Vehera, it is one of the most revered stupas in Polonnaruwa. Rankoth Vehera is structure made of brick, has a base diameter of 550 feet and a height of 108 feet. However, the original shape of the stupa its upper portion, has been changed during renovation work carried out by rulers and it is estimated that the original height of Rankoth Vehera may have been 200 feet.

Despite this, it remains the largest stupa in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the fourth largest stupa in the country. The stupa has four large Vahalkadas, a structure used for offering flowers and to support the weight of a stupa; these are made of brick. The stupa is located in the center of a large square terrace, surrounded by a brick wall; the terrace has four entrances oriented to the four cardinal points, with sand paths leading to them. A stone inscription near one of the entrances mention that King Nissanka Malla observed and supervised the construction of the stupa from there, it is mentioned that he worshiped the stupa from a small platform, located in a corner of the terrace. Ancient stupas of Sri Lanka

Alex Marshall (footballer)

Alexander Marshall is a Jamaican professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Canadian club HFX Wanderers. Born in Kingston, Marshall attended St. George's College. Marshall made his senior debut for Cavalier in the 2014–15 season, but did not make another senior appearance until after the club was relegated from the National Premier League in the 2015–16 season. In 2015 he trained with American club Philadelphia Union. In the KSAFA Super League, Marshall scored three goals in league play and in May 2017 he scored in the KSAFA Super League final, a 2–1 win over Santos, earning Cavalier promotion back to the National Premier League. In the 2017 -- 18 season, Marshall made 30 league appearances. In October 2018 he was linked with a transfer to a number of English Premier League clubs, including Leicester City, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United; the following season, Marshall made 34 appearances. In February 2019, he spent a month on trial with Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki.

In the 2019–20 season, he made ten appearances and scored three goals before departing Cavalier mid-season. On 29 January 2020, Marshall signed with Canadian Premier League club HFX Wanderers. Marshall represented Jamaica at the 2014 CFU Men's U-17 Tournament, scoring seven goals, was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. In the opening match of the tournament against the U. S. Virgin Islands, he scored a hat-trick in a 19–0 victory. In the second group stage match against the Cayman Islands, Marshall scored another hat-trick in a 5–3 win. Marshall made five appearances at the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, including the playoff loss on penalties to the United States, which saw Jamaica miss out on qualification for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup. In July 2019, Marshall played for the Jamaica's U23s in Caribbean qualifying for the 2020 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship and was named team captain. In the opening match against Dominica, he assisted on Nicque Daley's equalizing goal in a shock 1–1 draw.

Marshall played in the second match against Saint Kitts and Nevis and had some good scoring opportunities, but the match finished in another 1–1 draw, eliminating Jamaica from qualifying. Marshall trained with the senior national team in May 2017, made his senior debut that year; as of 15 February 2020 As of 15 February 2020 Cavalier KSAFA Super League: 2017Individual CFU Men's U-17 Tournament MVP: 2014 Alex Marshall at National-Football-Teams.com Alex Marshall at Soccerway

Kuch Na Kaho (TV series)

Kuch Na Kaho is a Pakistani drama serial, based on a novel named Sabz Ruton Ka Pehla Phool by Rahat Jabeen. This serial aired on Hum TV on 31 October 2016, it is given Tuesdays 9:10 pm slot. Before this, Hatheli was given this slot but after 8 episodes,it moved on to Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:10 pm slot giving way to Kuch Na Kaho, it stars Naveen Emmad Irfani in leading roles. The Serial Is Gaining Good Popularity; the drama centres around a widowed mother who has two children and Aina. After her sister's death, she raised her two sons and a daughter. Faraz and Mohsin. Mohsin is a conservative, overly furious and egotistic man and doesn't like the fact that his cousins Aina and Sajal are getting out of the house looking for a job and going to university. Mohsin is married to Nadia and has a daughter. Sajal is engaged to her cousin and Mohsin and Faraz's sister, Aliya is married to Nadia's brother, Fahad. Aina likes a boy named Imran who belongs to a rich family, they both want to get married. However, Imran has a cousin named Annie who will do anything to get married to him when she knows that he likes Aina.

The fact of Aina's affair was known to mohsin who forbade aina from university, since he was the eldest of all so nobody dare to disagree him. Aina convinces her family to meet Imrans family. However, Imran's dad wants him to get married to Annie so that all the properties and money stays the same between the families. Imran's family manages to convince him that they are going to Aina's house for the proposal when in reality he is getting engaged to Annie. Realising that he has been fooled by his family, Imran tries to confront Aina's family but is sent away. Things take an interesting turn when Imran's father threatens to divorce his mother if he does agree to marry Annie. Aina and Imran decide to meet at a park and he tells her about the divorce and Aina leaves him. Aina heartbrokenly agreed on engagement with Noman, but deep inside she couldn't forget Imran and therefore she met Imran again and both of them decided to get marry secretly. Sajal and Faraz got married and started living a happy married life.

Faraz. Being opposite of his brother Mohsin was much mild person with no ego issues convinces Mohsin and Aina's mother to let Aina continue with her studies. Aina manages to convince her fiancé to delay the wedding because she wants to continue her studies when in reality she is meeting Imran. Annie gets suspicious with Imran, she catches Aina and Imran red handed. Annie told everything to Imran's father who abandoned him and imran started living at his friend's place. Problems started arising among Imran and Aina when both of them started facing financial issues imran started thinking that aina is using him for granted. Imran got pressurized from his father and he divorced aina. Soon aina found. Soon faraz discovered and reacted ao fiercely that aina's mother had a heart attack and on her death bed she asked faraz to take care of aina and sajal and not to tell about aina to anyone. Aina's mother died, her death was quite mysterious which provoked mohsin and nadia but faraz started ignoring his brother and nadia in order to hide aina' s pregnancy.

Sajal after her mother's death turned out so cruel and venom speering sister to aina. As aina didn't want an abortion and therefore faraz decided to end aina's engagement with noman and left for islamabad along with his wife and aina; this filled mohsin with great rage and he abandoned faraz, who decided that to deliver aina's baby and pretend him as his and sajal's. Sajal found her pregnant. Sajal blamed all the situation to aina and aina called Imran's mother to adopt his upcoming child as she can't keep him. Sajal had a miscarriage and followed barren life while Imran's mother told imran about his child, who now is married to Annie. Meanwhile, imran called aina but a maid attended the call and told imran that madam had a miscarriage. Imran decided to forget aina closing her chapter. Soon aina gave birth to a baby boy whom sajal adopted and tried to keep aina away from her son. Mohsin and nadia were expecting twins now and faraz decided to meet mohsin and nadia and to end this misunderstanding between them.

Sajal and faraz left for Karachi along with maaz. Mohsin showed rude behaviour to Faraz. Aina decided to overcome her problems and sorrows and to lead a normal life and started a job as a teacher, their lives were going well when mohsin called upon Faraz to Karachi due to Nadia's bad health. Faraz decided to stay in Karachi now along with Aina staying at Mohsin's place. Nadia gave birth to a daughter and a son; this left Mohsin with great sorrow who regret over his cruel and selfish behavior towards his late wife. Aina started taking care of mohsin's daughter but mohsin was the same man with great rage and ego towards everyone espacially aina. Noman met aina and desired of marrying her, aina avoided noman since she was not able to start a normal life with anyone. Noman requested mohsin and sajal andboth of them wanted to get rid of aina convinced aina to marry noman. Aina in order to get rid of situation told about her affair to noman after knowing about aina's affair noman rejected aina; this filled mohsin and sajal with huge anger and both of them taunted and teased aina.

Faraz on the other side kept this secret. Aina on the other side was taunted by mohsin and sajal. Faraz's unending care for