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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology

The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is a science award in India given annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in biology, environmental science, mathematics and Physics. The prize recognizes outstanding Indian work in technology, it is the most coveted award in multidisciplinary science in India. The award is named after the founder Director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, it was first awarded in 1958. Any citizen of India engaged in research in any field of science and technology up to the age of 45 years is eligible for the prize; the prize is awarded on the basis of contributions made through work done in India only during the five years preceding the year of the prize. The prize comprises a citation, a plaque, a cash award of ₹5 lakh. In addition, recipients receive Rs. 15,000 per month up to the age of 65 years. Names of candidates are proposed by a member of the governing body of CSIR, Vice-Chancellors of universities or institutes of national importance, deans of different faculties of science and former awardees.

Selection is made by the Advisory Committee constituted each year and consists of at least six experts including at least one former Bhatnagar Awardee in the respective discipline. At least 2/3 agreement of the members is required for selection. If two nominees are unanimously recommended in the same field because of equal merit, both are awarded; the prize is divided into seven disciplines, namely: Biological Sciences Chemical Sciences Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences Engineering Sciences Mathematical Sciences Medical Sciences Physical Sciences. Each discipline can have multiple winners. Up to 2008 the prize money was ₹2 lakh and was raised to ₹5 lakh in 2009. List of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize recipients The names of the recipients are traditionally declared by the Director General on every 26 September, the CSIR Foundation Day; the prize is distributed by the Prime Minister of India. The awardee is bound to give a lecture in the area of the award outside his/her city of work. List of general science and technology awards Official website Full list of Awardees - Official website Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Julius Randle

Julius Deion Randle is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. In his only season of college basketball with the Kentucky Wildcats, he was named a third-team All-American, he was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft with the seventh overall pick. In his regular-season debut, Randle broke his right leg and missed the remainder of his rookie season. After four years with the Lakers, he signed with the New Orleans Pelicans, he averaged a career-high 21.4 points per game in 2018–19, his only season with the Pelicans, before reaching a deal to join the Knicks. Randle attended Prestonwood Christian Academy where he was regarded as a top 5 player in the class of 2013 with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Gordon. In August 2012, Randle won the Under Armour Elite 24 dunk Contest and the next day he was named one of the MVPs of the Elite 24 game, where he scored 27 points and led his team to a 164-138 victory.

Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Randle was listed as the No. 1 power forward and the No. 2 player in the nation in 2013. The weekend after Thanksgiving in his senior season, Randle fractured his foot playing in a tournament and missed three months as a result. In March 2013, Randle returned for the TAPPS 5A playoffs and led his team to its third state title in four years; as a senior in 2012 -- 13, Randle averaged 22.5 rebounds per game. On March 20, 2013, Randle committed to Kentucky, choosing them over Texas and Florida, he joined Andrew Harrison, his twin brother Aaron Harrison, James Young, Dakari Johnson and Marcus Lee as the sixth Kentucky player selected to play in the 2013 McDonald's All-American Boys Game as well as the 2013 Jordan Brand Classic. On February 28, 2014, Randle was named one of the 10 semi-finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year, he went on to help Kentucky reach the national championship game, which they lost to the University of Connecticut.

He ended the 2013–14 season with 24 double-doubles, the second most double-doubles by a UK player in school history, behind Dan Issel's 25 in 1969–70, the most double-doubles by a UK freshman. In 40 games, he averaged 10.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 30.8 minutes per game. On April 22, 2014, Randle declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final three years of college eligibility. Randle was selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. On October 28, 2014, after only 14 minutes of official NBA playing time, Randle broke his right tibia during the Lakers' 2014–15 season opener against the Houston Rockets, he underwent successful surgery the following day to repair the fracture, subsequently missed the rest of the season. On March 9, 2015, he was cleared to participate in full weight-bearing, non-contact basketball activities. Randle returned to action in July 2015 with the Lakers' Summer League team. A year after injuring himself in his NBA debut, Randle had 15 points and 11 rebounds as a starter in a 112–111 season-opening loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Randle had a solid outing on November 1 against the Dallas Mavericks, recording 22 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, four steals and one block in a 103–93 loss. On December 2, he recorded 15 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in a 108–104 win over the Washington Wizards. On January 29, 2016, he scored a career-high 23 points in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, he matched that mark on March 8, recording 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 107–98 win over the Orlando Magic. On March 25, he recorded his first career triple-double with 13 points, 18 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists in a 116–105 loss to the Denver Nuggets. At 21 years old, he became the youngest Lakers player with a triple-double since Magic Johnson. Six days he hit a game winning hook shot in the paint with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Lakers to a 102–100 win over the Miami Heat. On April 6, he set. In the 2016 offseason, Randle joined the US Select Team that practiced against the United States men's national team ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

On November 15, 2016, Randle recorded his second career triple-double with 17 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists in a 125–118 win over the Brooklyn Nets. He appeared in all 15 games to begin the 2016–17 season before missing three straight in late November because of a hip injury. On November 30, 2016, he had 13 points and matched a career-high with 20 rebounds in a 96–90 win over the Chicago Bulls. On January 3, 2017, Randle recorded his third career triple-double with 19 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high 11 assists in a 116–102 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. On March 7, 2017, he recorded his fourth career triple-double with 13 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists in a 122–111 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. On March 15, 2017, he scored a career-high 32 points in a 139–100 loss to the Houston Rockets. Randle began 2017 -- 18 as a reserve, he excelled as a backup center when the team went to a small lineup, he returned to the starting lineup on December 29, 2017. On December 31, Randle set season highs with 29 points and 15 rebounds in a 148–142 double overtime loss to the Houston Rockets.

On February 23, 2018, Randle had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a 124–102 win over the Dallas Mavericks. On March 11, 2018, he had a career-high 36 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists in a 127–113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Randle finished the season as the only Laker to appear in all 82 games; as a starter, he averaged 18.6 points, 9.1 rebounds an

58th Indian Brigade

The 58th Indian Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Indian Army that formed part of the Indian Army during the First World War. It remained in India throughout the war, it was not reformed for the Second World War. The Headquarters 58th Indian Brigade was formed at Ahmednagar under 6th Poona Divisional Area in June 1918; the 59th Indian Brigade was formed at the same time to command the units forming Ahmednagar at this time. In November 1918, both brigades – without any units – were transferred to the 2nd Division; the brigade was commanded from 25 June 1918 by Brigadier-General C. O. O. Tanner. Kempton, Chris.'Loyalty & Honour', The Indian Army September 1939 – August 1947. Part II Brigades. Milton Keynes: The Military Press. ISBN 0-85420-238-2. Perry, F. W.. Order of Battle of Divisions Part 5B. Indian Army Divisions. Newport: Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 1-871167-23-X. "2nd Division on The Regimental Warpath 1914 - 1918 by PB Chappell". Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2015-06-30.

CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown "6th Poona Divisional Area on The Regimental Warpath 1914 - 1918 by PB Chappell". Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2014-07-19. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown

Samuel J. Gholson

Samuel Jameson Gholson was a United States Representative from Mississippi, a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi and a General in the Confederate States Army. Born on May 19, 1808, near Richmond in Madison County, Gholson moved with his father to Franklin County and attended the common schools, he read law and was admitted to the bar at Russellville, Alabama in 1829. He entered private practice in Athens, Monroe County, Mississippi from 1830 to 1839, he was a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1835 to 1836, in 1839. Gholson was elected as a Jacksonian Democrat from Mississippi's at-large congressional district to the United States House of Representatives of the 24th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative David Dickson and served from December 1, 1836, to March 3, 1837.

He presented credentials as a Democratic member-elect to the 25th United States Congress and served from July 18, 1837, until February 5, 1838, when the seat was declared vacant. Gholson was nominated by President Martin Van Buren on February 9, 1839, to a joint seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi vacated by Judge George Adams, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 13, 1839, received his commission the same day. His service terminated on January 10, 1861, due to his resignation upon the secession of Mississippi from the Union. Gholson was a member of the Mississippi secession convention in 1861. Concurrent with his federal judicial service, Gholson served in the Mississippi State Militia as a lieutenant in 1846. During the American Civil War, Gholson served in the Confederate States Army as a private, colonel, brigadier general, major general of state troops.

He became brigadier general of the Confederate States Army in June 1863, was placed in command of a brigade of cavalry. He was a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1865 to 1866, in 1878, he resumed private practice in Aberdeen, Mississippi from 1866 to 1878, from 1878 to 1883. He died on October 1883, in Aberdeen, he was interred in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Aberdeen. List of American Civil War generals Eicher, John H. and David J. Eicher, Civil War High Commands. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0-8047-3641-1. Sifakis, Stewart. Who Was Who in the Civil War. New York: Facts On File, 1988. ISBN 978-0-8160-1055-4. United States Congress. "Samuel J. Gholson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Warner, Ezra J. Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959. ISBN 978-0-8071-0823-9

Samuel Howard (bishop)

Samuel Johnson Howard is the eighth and current bishop of the Diocese of Florida in the U. S. Episcopal Church. Howard was elected bishop coadjutor on May 16, 2003, entered office on January 29, 2004. Howard was born on September 8, 1951, is a North Carolina native, he is a 1973 graduate of Williams College in Williamstown and has been married to his wife, Martha Marie, since 1974. They have two grown sons and Charles. Howard graduated from the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1976, he practiced law in Raleigh, North Carolina, from 1976 to 1986. He worked on the staff of the Commerce Committee of the United States Senate. Howard radically changed his career by returning to school and graduating from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, with a Master of Divinity degree, he was ordained as a deacon in June 1989 and a year was ordained as a priest. His first position was assistant to the rector of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, North Carolina rector of St. James' Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Howard served as vicar of Trinity Church Wall Street from December 1997 until going to Florida in 2003. List of Episcopal bishops of the United States Historical list of the Episcopal bishops of the United States Episcopal Diocese of Florida website St. John's Cathedral website

Alex Maestri

Alessandro Maestri is an Italian professional baseball player for the Sydney Blue Sox of the Australian Baseball League. A pitcher, the 5'11", 180 lb. right-hander signed with the Chicago Cubs as a non-drafted free agent on Jan. 6, 2006. He played for Team Italy in the 2019 European Baseball Championship. Born in Cesena, Maestri grew up in a suburb near Rimini, he played in the Italian minor leagues for Torre Pedrera. In 2005, he joined the San Marino Baseball Club of the Italian Baseball League, the highest league in Italy. Early in the 2007 season, Maestri's second season of professional ball with the Class A Peoria Chiefs, he gave up seven runs in two innings against the Cedar Rapids Kernels. From that point on, he did not give up more than two runs in an appearance for the rest of the season, converted his first seven save opportunities to earn himself a Midwest League All-Star nod, his success in 2007 prompted the Cubs to try to convert Maestri into a starter. Thus, he began the 2008 season in the starting rotation of the Florida State League Class A advanced Daytona Cubs.

In this role, he went 5-3 with a 3.69 ERA to again earn himself an All Star nod. Following the all star game, Maestri was promoted to the double A Southern League Tennessee Smokies. With the Smokies, Maestri made two starts in which he pitched 11 innings and gave up eight earned runs before shoulder soreness forced the Cubs to shut him down for the remainder of the season, ended the Cubs' experiment with Maestri as a starter; the Cubs released Maestri in April 2011, he signed with the Lincoln Saltdogs of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. On November 5, 2011, Maestri made his Australian Baseball League debut with the Brisbane Bandits. Starting against the Canberra Cavalry, Maestri went five innings and gave up two hits, picking up the first win of the Bandits' 2011-12 season, his performances earned him a spot with Team World at the 2011 Australian Baseball League All-Star Game. Maestri pitched a scoreless inning in the game. Maestri continued the season as the Bandits' ace, finishing third highest in the league in strikeouts and innings pitched.

The Bandits ended the half a game short of the playoffs, with Maestri posting a 3.25 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP en route to winning the ABL's Fan Choice Award. Maestri played portions of 2012 for the Rimini Baseball Club and the Kagawa Olive Guyners of Japan's Shikoku Island League. Maestri signed with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional baseball prior to the 2012 season. On the 9 November 2015, Maestri elected for free agency. In 2016, Maestri moved to the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization, he was released on June 2016 to make way for new signing Fabio Castillo. On 12 July 2016, after being released from his Korean team, Maestri returned to the independent leagues of Japan by signing for Gunma Diamond Pegasus of the Baseball Challenge League. On April 10, 2017, Maestri signed with the Rojos del Águila de Veracruz of the Mexican Baseball League. On December 21, 2017, Maestri signed with the T&A San Marino of the Italian Baseball League. Maestri signed with the Sydney Blue Sox of the Australian Baseball League for the 2018-19 season.

Maestri was signed by Cubs scout Bill Holmberg, who serves as pitching coach for the Italy national baseball team for whom Maestri pitched in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic. Maestri gave up one earned run in two appearances out of the bullpen in the 2006 WBC. In 2009, Maestri pitched 2.2 innings without giving up a run. He pitched for Team Italy in the 2019 European Baseball Championship, he is playing for the team at the Africa/Europe 2020 Olympic Qualification tournament, taking place in Italy beginning September 18, 2019. Career statistics and player information from Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference, or Korea Baseball Organization