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Vellarada

Vellarada is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India. It is 42 km from Thiruvananthapuram, it is the southernmost part of Kerala state. Vellarada is said to be the threshold to the highrange areas of eastern part of Thiruvananthapuram district. Vellarada is known for its hilltop shrine "Kurisumala Pilgim Centre", located at a height of 3,000 feet. Thousands of devotees from various parts of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka visit the shrine during the Lent every year; as of 2011 India census, Vellarada had a population of 31839 with 16137 females. A total of 8285 families resides in Vellarada. Thiruvananthapuram district consist of 13 Block Panchayats, they are Parassala, Athiyannoor, Thiruvananthapuram. There are 23 wards in Vellarda grama panchayath, Karikamancode is one among them. Vellarda Sub Registrar's Office Police Station and Circle Office located at the centre of vellarada Vellarada village office Vellarada panchayath office K S R T C Bus Station Vellarada Post Office Kalimala Thekkan kurisumala Choondical Sree Bhadrakali Devi Temple Kaliyikkal Sree Bhadrakaali Temple Pachayam sree Dharma shastha Temple Chirathalakkal Sree Bhagavathy Temble C S I Churuli C S I Manali

Andrew Leith Hay

Sir Andrew Leith Hay of Rannes was a Scottish soldier, Scottish Liberal Party politician and writer on architecture. Andrew Leith Hay was the eldest son of General Alexander Leith Hay of Rannes and Mary Forbes of Ballogie, was born at Aberdeen on 17 February 1785, he entered the army as an ensign in the 72nd Foot on 8 January 1806, went to the Peninsula in 1808 as aide-de-camp to his uncle, General Sir James Leith, served through the war until 1814. He was much employed in gaining intelligence, was present at many of the actions from Corunna to the storming of San Sebastian. Wherever he went he made sketches, in 1831 worked up these materials into two volumes, entitled A Narrative of the Peninsula War. On General Leith being appointed to the governorship of Barbadoes in 1816, his nephew accompanied him, discharged the duties of military secretary and those of assistant quartermaster-general and assistant adjutant-general; as captain in the 2nd Foot he served from 21 November 1817 to 30 September 1819, when he was placed on half-pay.

He had been named a knight commander of the order of Charles III of Spain, a member of the Legion of Honour. Having retired from the army he turned his attention to politics, took part in the agitation preceding the passing of the Reform Act 1832, became member for the Elgin burghs on 29 December 1832. Shortly after entering parliament his readiness as a speaker and his acquaintance with military affairs attracted the notice of Lord Melbourne, who conferred on him the lucrative appointment of Clerk of the Ordnance on 19 June 1834, appointed him a Knight of the Royal Guelphic Order, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in December 1834. On 6 February 1838, on being appointed to the governorship of Bermuda, he resigned his seat in parliament. Circumstances, arose which prevented him from going to Bermuda, on 7 July 1841 he was again elected for the Elgin burghs, continued to sit till 23 July 1847. At the election in the following month he was displaced, nor was he successful when he contested the city of Aberdeen on 10 July 1852.

To county matters he paid much attention, more to the affairs of the county of Aberdeen. His most interesting and useful book, entitled The Castellated Architecture of Aberdeenshire, appeared in 1849; the work consists of lithographs of the principal baronial residences in the county, all from sketches by himself. He died at Leith Hall near Aberdeen on 13 October 1862. Narrative of the Peninsular War Castellated Architecture of Aberdeenshire His wife, whom he married in 1816, was Mary Margaret Clark, daughter of William Clark of Buckland House, Devonshire, she died on 28 May 1859. His eldest son, Colonel Alexander Sebastian Leith-Hay, C. B. was well known by his service in the India. His younger brother Rear-Admiral John James Leith married Margaret Forbes, daughter of Alexander Forbes of Blackford. AttributionBoase, George C.. "Hay, Andrew Leith". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 25. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 250, 251. General Alexander Leith-Hay of Rannes and Leith Hall at the Leith-Hay family site Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Andrew Leith Hay

Ooga Booga

Ooga Booga is an online multiplayer video game for the Dreamcast, focusing on the combat of "Kahunas" using thrown shrunken heads, riding animals, staffs, or using spells. On January 26, 2018, portions of the game became available to play online; the game received positive reviews from video game critics. The storyline is that Ooga Booga is a volcano goddess that creates islands, has leaders of tribes, the Kahunas, that battle for her favor, it has a distinct Polynesian style and tone, has many multiplayer islands and characters which can be unlocked. It was one of the last online games for the Dreamcast. There are four basic Kahunas that the player can use: Hottie, Fatty and Hoodoo. There are other unlockable Kahunas based on the main four; some of them include Death, Superguy and Dwarf. Ooga Booga was published by Sega; the game was first announced during "Sega Gamer's Day 2000". It had the tentative title of "Resurrection"; the game was showcased at Sega's E3 2001. Ooga Booga included copy protection.

Ooga Booga received positive reviews, including a 9.4 out of 10 from IGN. The Los Angeles Times compared the game to Ico for the PlayStation 2. Ooga Booga at MobyGames

Susie Steps Out

Susie Steps Out is a 1946 American comedy film directed by Reginald Le Borg, written by Elwood Ullman and Fred Freiberger, starring David Bruce, Cleatus Caldwell, Nita Hunter, Howard Freeman, Grady Sutton and Margaret Dumont. It was released on December 1946, by United Artists. Jeffrey Westcott is a popular singer, he is attracted to Clara Russell, a secretary there. Clara and her 15-year-old sister Susie are concerned because their father, a cello player, is unable to work. Susie lies that she is lands a job singing in a nightclub. Jeffrey goes to the club with Starr and can tell that the girl is underage though he is unaware Clara is her sister, he takes her home, where Clara accuses him mistakenly of improper behavior. Starr's wife believes he is having an affair with his secretary and therefore sees to it that Clara is fired. Susie explains all. David Bruce as Jeffrey Westcott Cleatus Caldwell as Clara Russell Nita Hunter as Susie Russell Howard Freeman as Mr. Starr Grady Sutton as Dixon Margaret Dumont as Mrs. Starr Percival Vivian as Papa Russell Joseph J. Greene as Bailey John Berkes as Wilkins Harry Barris as Ned Emmett Vogan as Dr. Hennings Syd Saylor as Biegelman Shelley Winters as Band Singer Susie Steps Out on IMDb

Garrett Gardner

Garrett Gardner is an American singer and songwriter. He auditioned twice to the US edition of The Voice, his first attempt in season 3 ended in failure with no coach turning their chair, while his second attempt in season 4 earned him a spot on the Top 12 finals. He was eliminated finishing 11th-12th in the series. Gardner sings funky pop and blues. Gardner was raised in Ringwood, New Jersey, his parents are both musicians. Since he was one year-old, Gardner has played toy instruments like the drum. In an interview with Christina Milan, Gardner stated that his musical exploits as a toddler evolved into him playing actual drums and other instruments as an adult. In 2012 of The Voice season 3, Gardner was not selected by any coaches, he sang "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. However, Gardner received constructive advice from coach Adam Levine. After his audition fell short, Gardner’s father died, which encouraged him to try out again the next season. Gardner received criticism from judges and impressive replies from internet media and television.

In The Voice season 4, Gardner auditioned and joined Shakira’s team, since she was the only judge to turn a chair. He sang the "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes which captured Shakira’s interest with Gardner’s signature voice. In the battle rounds, Gardner was paired with J'Sun from Team Shakira and performed "How You Like Me Now?". They were mentored by Joel Madden. After his performance, Shakira chose Gardner. Gardner went into the knockout rounds in which he competed against Tawnya Reynolds, he was chosen to enter the top 16 as semi-finalist. As he advanced into the live playoffs, he sang "Imagine" by John Lennon where he plays piano and his performance led the judges to save him he and advanced to top 12. Before the top 12 results, team Shakira performed "We Are the Champions" in episode 15. Team Blake & Team Shakira joined forces performing the song "Hall of Fame", as non-competition, intermission number with Gardner as part of the team. In the top 12 live performances, Gardner crooned "I Want It That Way" by Backstreet Boys which brought positive feedback from the judges.

However, on results night, he did not get through to the Top 10 by the public votes. Gardner exited the competition on May 14. Gardner was invited to perform as a guest in the Fox's talk show “Good Day New York”. On May 17, 2013, he sang his original composition “The Valley”, to be released soon. – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes