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Rakhi (2006 film)

Rakhi or Rakhee is a 2006 Indian Telugu-language action drama film directed by Krishna Vamsi and starring Jr. NTR, Ileana D'Cruz and Charmme Kaur in the lead roles. Chandra Mohan, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Saranya Ponvannan, Brahmanandam and Sayaji Shinde play supporting roles; the music was composed by Devi Sri Prasad with cinematography by S. Gopal Reddy and editing by Shankar; this film was released on 22 December 2006 with 250 prints. The movie was a Hit at the box office; the film was dubbed into Hindi as The Return of Kaalia in 2007 and into Tamil under the same name. Ramakrishna aka Rakhi aspires to become a railway stationmaster like his father, his love interest and close friend Tripura is a reporter in a TV channel who exposes atrocities against women in society. For Rakhi, his sister Gayathri is everything, she is married off to a software professional who plans to go to the USA. The greedy in-laws burn her alive for more dowry. Devastated by this, Rakhi takes the law into his own hands and starts to kill men for harassing women by burning them alive.

A police officer named. Before surrendering, however, he has killed over 49 misogynists. In jail, he kills his sister's friend's murderer, in the climax, the main villain ministers, his dialogues in the court are remarkable. The court drama forms the rest of the story; the film has six songs composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The music was well received; the film was released in 545 screens, including 431 in Andhra Pradesh, 29 in Karnataka, six in Orissa, three in Tamil Nadu, three in Mumbai and 73 overseas. The film had a 100-day run in 30-centres. Rakhi on IMDb

Thozhar Thiyagu

Thozhar Thiyagu known as Comrade Thiyagu, is a social activist, writer from Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He is the General Secretary of Tamil National Liberation Movement and is well known for his proficiency in Marxist ideology; the native of comrade Thiyagu is Nallampur, near Chandrasekarapuram. His father worked as a teacher at Thiruvarur, he was brought up in Thiruvarur. He grew up listening to the speeches of Periyar, Annadurai and Kamaraj at the general meetings held at Thiruvarur, he had a habit of reading all the Congress and Tamil National journals. In 1965 his family moved to Valangaiman. There, Comrade Thiyagu joined a typing school. Ameerjohn, against the caste system not only changed Comrade Thiyagu into an Atheist but influenced his way of thinking. At that time, leaders like Kuthusi Gurusamy; when Comrade Thiyagu attended the first convention organised by them with Mr. Ameerjohn, they bought books written by Karl Marx and Lenin, it was at this time. While Comrade Thiyagu was getting impressed by the thoughts of communist books he was reading, he delivered his first speech at the Indian National Congress general meeting in 1965.

Since Congress lost the election held in 1967, National Students’ Tamil Development Team was formed under the motivation from Kamaraj. To speak in its general meeting, Comrade Thiyagu went to Madras for the first time. In that meeting, he spoke out his ideas with clarity and without any fear though Kamaraj, Kannadasan and other popular people were present on the stage; this incident impressed Kamaraj and he ordered Comrade Thiyagu to deliver introductory speech wherever the convention was held thereafter. Comrade Thiyagu, impressed by communist ideology realized that Congress is a bourgeois party and it would never allow communism or equal rights. In an interview published in Liberation, the leader of Naxalite movement and the General Secretary of Communist Party of India, Charu Mazumdar had said "Students have to quit studies, renounce family, move to villages to create an armed revolution. Annihilation is our only slogan"; the annihilation policy of the Communist party of India, which rejected by the Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India, impressed Comrade Thiyagu.

At that time, the Keezhvenmani massacre made a big impact on him. In order to destroy the oppressors who were upper caste zamindars, he quit his college and left his home in 1969 to join the Naxalite movement. Comrade Thiyagu was involved in annihilation activities together with the comrades and was imprisoned at the age of 19. In 1971, before the release of a court ruling, he tried to escape the prison with his comrades, their aim was to send a message to the party that they were not tired though they were in jail. His death sentence was reduced to life imprisonment; when he was in jail, he joined other comrades and continued to fight for their rights. He continued many activities through "Prisoners Welfare Rights Union" and "Literacy Movement". During his time in prison, Comrade Thiyagu began to read more of Lenin’s writings and started to realize the failure of the impractical annihilation policy of the Communist Party of India. Comrade Thiyagu while in jail translated the first part of the book Das Kapital, written by Karl Marx.

In accordance with the request of comrade Balasubramaniam, he started translating the remaining two parts of Das Kapital in January, 1980 which he completed in the month of November. The entire translation got a good response. In 1983, when the Eelam struggle became stronger, there were major upheavals in jail as well. At that time, Comrade Thiyagu incarcerated at the Trichy jail, held a procession with 1500 prisoners supporting the Eelam combat. Comrade Thiyagu, who joined the Communist Party of India while in prison was released at the end of November 1985. From the outset, Comrade Thiyagu courageously pointed out Communist Party of India's wrong policies related to Eelam. On 15 September 1987, Thileepan began his hunger strike in Eelam. Comrade Thiyagu and some of his friends began "Thileepan Forum" to support him. At the meeting held on that day, Comrade Thiyagu explained about Eelam struggle in detail to the people, he did not hesitate to critique his party’s wrong views about the Eelam struggle.

The next day, he was expelled from the Communist Party of India. In January 1994, Comrade Thyagu and Suba. Veerapandian began the "Tamil Tamilar Movement". Tamil National Liberation Movement emerged from it. Four organisations including Tamil Tamilar Movement, Tamil National Communist Party formed Tamil National Front; this movement had vigorously carried out various protests on Tamil Nadu’s key issues like Cauvery river water dispute issue and Mullai Periyar issue. When Tamil National Liberation movement was formed, "Social justice Tamil Nation" was proposed as the slogan; the aim of the organisation was to carry out Tamil National Politics inclusive social justice. In 2009, at the end of Eelam war, after Mullivaikal massacre, when most of the movements and parties believed that Prabhakaran would come back and Eelam war would move to the next phase, Comrade Thiyagu was the one who realized and published that the LTTE’s role is over in Eelam war and Eelam struggle had moved to the next phase. At the peak of the Eelam war, Comrade Thiyagu realized that Tamil Nadu was not able to strangle the Indian government to stop the war, due to the lack of a strong Tamil National Movement with a mass following.

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Esther R. Sanger

Esther R. Sanger was the founder of two nonprofit organizations: the Quincy Crisis Center, based in Quincy and the Mary–Martha Learning Center in Hingham, Massachusetts. After her death, the organization that runs both centers was named the Esther R. Sanger Center for Compassion, she was known locally as the "Mother Teresa of the South Shore". Sanger was raised in foster homes; as a teen she happened to meet Bertha Munro, the dean of Eastern Nazarene College, who arranged for her to attend ENC's academy. She earned a literature degree at ENC and trained as a nurse at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut, she married and raised three children while working part-time as a nurse and as a columnist for the Quincy Register. Since her college days, Sanger had felt called to missionary service, she was in her fifties when she became ill and nearly died. The experience motivated her to change her life, she returned to ENC and earned a B. A. in social work in 1979, an M. A. in family counseling in 1982.

Soon after earning her B. A. she started a simple hotline by posting handwritten flyers on telephone poles and in subways and laundromats, which read, "Do you have problems? I'll be glad to help," followed by her home phone number, she walked the streets and handed out the flyers to homeless people. Many of the requests she received were for food, so she began serving hot meals out of her family camper van; as demand increased during the Reagan years due to cuts in Aid to Families with Dependent Children, she asked Quincy officials to help her feed the homeless, was told, "There are no homeless people in Quincy." To raise their awareness, she began parking her van in front of City Hall where officials could look out their office windows and see her serving long queues of homeless people. The food service moved to the basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy Center. Over the years, with donations from local churches and residents, tens of thousands of hot meals have been served. Sanger next started a food pantry to deliver groceries to the elderly, a program to provide them with transportation for shopping and medical care.

She raised funds to purchase a 30-foot mobile home which she had fitted with bunks to give street people a place to keep warm. In 1990 she was featured in a national publication of the Nazarene church; the article begins: In the Boston area south-shore communities, a dynamite little woman named Esther Sanger, 65, continually looks for ways to serve throw-away people like the homeless, alcoholics, drug users, AIDS victims, battered women, elderly poor, deserted mothers with babies. Her unique compassionate ministry is called Quincy Crisis Center... Esther Sanger serves as the founder, spark plug, fund raiser, chief cook, legal advocate, crafty strategist, Christian example in these crisis-intervention efforts. In an interview she said she considered herself pro-life, but found it troubling that in the pro-life movement there was "a great deal of interest in the unborn child but few places to help out after the baby is born." With that in mind, she opened the Mary–Martha Learning Center in Hingham, which provided housing and other services to homeless women with children.

She began studying for ordination, served as assistant pastor of Dorchester Second Church, an inner-city church, now a Church of the Nazarene. The position afforded her the opportunity to preach in area churches of various denominations, her ministry became so well known that the Patriot Ledger called her the Mother Teresa of the South Shore. She was ordained an elder in the Church of the Nazarene in 1994. Sanger died of cancer on August 2, 1995, she was survived by two daughters. The Sanger Center celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2006. Esther R. Sanger Center for Compassion

Wolf Schneider

Wolf Schneider is a German journalist and language critic. Wolf Schneider grew up in Berlin. Having passed his Abitur he served with the German Luftwaffe until the end of the war, his post-war career began as a translator for the US Army, in 1947 he joined the Munich-based Neue Zeitung, a newspaper of the US military government. It was here that he received journalistic training and worked as an editor. In the early 1950s Schneider was a correspondent for the news agency AP. In 1966 Schneider joined the Stern magazine, where he worked as editor in chief and from 1969 as manager of the publishing house. German media tycoon Axel Springer hired Schneider in 1971 to design the news magazine Dialog aimed at challenging Spiegel's dominant position in the German market; the project ended in failure and Schneider was appointed editor in chief of Springer's conservative daily Die Welt, based in Hamburg. A commentary on the Chilean dictator Pinochet deemed too critical by Springer cost Schneider his job within a year of his appointment.

Schneider remained at Springer as editor in chief without portfolio. In 1979 he was appointed first director of the newly founded Hamburg school of journalism, now called Henri-Nannen-Schule), he was to hold this position until 1995. He taught more than 300 pupils, he became known during this time as the godfather of concise German prose. In the 1980s and early 90s he presented the NDR talkshow. Schneider lives in Starnberg. Since 1995 Wolf Schneider has been a vigorous lecturer on the German language and has been giving seminars for press officers and young journalists, he is a prolific writer and has produced 28 best-selling nonfiction books, among them staple works on good German style. His latest works are „Speak German“ – a defence of the German language in the face of Anglicisms and „Man: A career“ which tells the story of Man's rise to mastery of the Earth and plots our uncertain future, his ideal is a concise written style, which avoids the German pitfalls of rambling sentences, separated verbs and complex constructions.

Schneider is a critic of orthography reform and has founded with others the pressure group „living German“. He holds a chair as honorary professor in Salzburg. "Wolf Schneider". EconVerlag. Retrieved 8 May 2010. "BIOGRAFIE – Medien & Nachrichten". Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010


AirSage is an American telecommunications company that specializes in collecting and analyzing anonymous location data, such as cell phone and GPS data, to identify patterns. It does so by tracking mobile phone data using patented technology to capture and analyze mobile phone signal tower data for the purposes of aiding transportation planning and traffic reporting, it works with the out-of-home advertising startup Vistar, which uses AirSage's cell phone data to create a map of consumer behavior in the United States. AirSage was established in 2000 by Cy Smith, is based in Atlanta, Georgia, it developed a technology to use anonymized cell phone data as "traffic probes" to monitor traffic patterns. The company's first client to use their mobile-phone based traffic monitoring technology was the Virginia Department of Transportation, which began using it in the summer of 2005; that year, the company signed an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to provide the agency with the same technology.

In 2006, AirSage partnered with Sprint Nextel Corp. to offer the same service to Sprint's government subscribers in real time. In 2017, the company announced that Michael Cascone would become its new president and CEO

Higashi-matsubara Station

Higashi-matsubara Station is a railway station on the Keio Inokashira Line in Setagaya, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation. Higashi-matsubara Station is served by the 12.7 km Keio Inokashira Line from Shibuya in Tokyo to Kichijōji. Located between Shindaita and Meidaimae, it is 4.0 km from the Shibuya terminus. Only all-stations "Local" services stop at this station; the station consists of a ground-level island platform serving two tracks, with the station building built above the tracks. On both the east and west ends, the exits are served by over-track bridges, between, the station building. There are elevators from the south side of the east end of the station to the ground-level exit, between the ticket gate area and platforms; the platform was only long enough to accommodate four 18-meter cars, with roads crossing the tracks at either end, the station building on the western end. The crossing on the eastern end was closed, the platform extended, the existing station building was closed and rebuilt as an above-track station.

The station opened on August 1, 1933. From 22 February 2013, station numbering was introduced on Keio lines, with Higashi-matsubara Station becoming "IN07". In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 18,374 passengers daily; the passenger figures for previous years are as shown below. Hanegi Park Higashi-matsubara Station information