Sopdu was a god of the sky and of eastern border regions in ancient Egyptian religion. He was Khensit's husband; as a sky god, Sopdu was connected with the god Sah, the personification of the constellation Orion, the goddess Sopdet, representing the star Sirius. According to the Pyramid Texts, Horus-Sopdu, a combination of Sopdu and the greater sky god Horus, is the offspring of Osiris-Sah and Isis-Sopdet; as a god of the east, Sopdu was said to protect Egyptian outposts along the frontiers and to help the pharaoh control those regions' foreign inhabitants. He was referred to as Lord of the East, had his greatest cult centre at the easternmost nome of Lower Egypt, named Per-Sopdu, meaning place of Sopdu, he had shrines at Egyptian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula, such as the turquoise mines at Serabit el-Khadim. Sopdu's name is composed of the hieroglyph for sharp, a pointed triangle, the 3rd person plural suffix, he was said, in the Pyramid Texts. Sopdu was depicted as a falcon sitting on a religious standard with a two-feathered crown on his head and a flail over his shoulder.
In his border-guarding role he was shown as a Near Eastern warrior, with a shemset girdle and an axe or spear
National Ideal College is a higher secondary institution in Khilgaon Thana, Bangladesh. It was founded by ideal foundation in 2001; the college provides education for science and art division and for both boys and girls. Classes are held at apartment building; the college has several buildings in Khilgaon. It is participating in HSC examination since 2002. Despite the college's success in HSC examination since its establishment, it has been criticized for suspending students during academic year due to continuous poor result in internal exams. Though the college doesn't have any playground it takes part in the inter-college football tournament every year. In 2016 the college team reached the semifinal of the tournament; the college has the limitation of not having any facilities for co-curricular activities. The college is strict about disciplinary acts. Male students are not allowed to keep hair longer than around 1.5 cm and to keep beard other than for religious reason and in religious style. Female students must keep their hair braided.
All students are checked everyday during entry and if the hair and beard is not correct they are denied to participate in class. Students cannot sit in any exam without these desired form of hair and nail. Bringing mobile phone in the college is prohibited for any student. If in any case mobile phone is found to be carried by a student within the college, the phone is destroyed on spot. Despite limitations regarding campus area, extracurricular activities and other facilities National Ideal College has recorded good position in the HSC examination since its establishment; the college placed fourth in 2014 on the list of top 20 colleges in Dhaka Board as per the result of HSC examination. From 2006-2014 National Ideal College has secured position on this list every year, but many attributes this accomplishment in the HSC examination to the high suspension rate of the college as a big chunk of the weak students get suspended during the academic year due to poor result in internal exams. "Notre Dame, VN, City colleges on top".
The Daily Star. 8 September 2006. "GPA-5 galore in HSC". The Daily Star. 19 July 2012. "Institutions outside city show strength". The Daily Star. 21 November 2013. "Private colleges outperform government colleges in Dhaka". Dhaka Tribune. 13 August 2014. "Rajuk ranks top in HSC results in country, again". Bdnews24.com. 13 August 2014. "HC summons 26 school heads for charging extra SSC registration fees". Bdnews24.com. 14 December 2014
Klaus Viktor Darga is a German chess grandmaster. In 1951, Darga became German Junior Champion after winning the national under-20 championship, he proved his strength as a young chess player by sharing first place in the World Junior Championship of 1953, with Oscar Panno of Argentina, awarded the title on tiebreak. He won the West German Chess Championship in 1955 and 1961, his best performance is held to be the 1967 Winnipeg tournament, where he tied for first place with Bent Larsen, whom he beat, ahead of joint Boris Spassky and Paul Keres. He was awarded the title of International Master in 1957, Grandmaster in 1964, he played for West Germany in ten Olympiads between 1954 and 1978, served as coach of the German national team. He was second reserve for the World team in the 1970 Match of the Century between the Soviet Union and the rest of the world, but did not play any games in the match, his favourite openings as White were the Ruy Lopez. As Black he played the Sicilian Defence. Klaus Darga vs Boris Spassky, 1964 Interzonal After his retirement as a chess professional, Darga became a computer programmer for IBM.
The 1935 Sumatra earthquake occurred at 09:35 local time on 28 December. It had a magnitude of Mw = 7.7 and a maximum felt intensity of VIII on the mercalli intensity scale. It triggered a minor tsunami; the island of Sumatra lies on the convergent plate boundary between the Indo-Australian Plate and the Eurasian Plate. The convergence between these plates is oblique near Sumatra, with the displacement being accommodated by near pure dip-slip faulting along the subduction zone, known as the Sunda megathrust, near pure strike-slip faulting along the Great Sumatran fault; the major slip events on the subduction zone interface are of megathrust type. Great or giant megathrust earthquakes have been recorded in 1797, 1833, 1861, 2004, 2005 and 2007, most of them being associated with devastating tsunamis. Smaller megathrust events have occurred in the small gaps between the areas that slip during the larger events, in 1935, 1984, 2000 and 2002; the Batu Islands and the neighbouring coast of Sumatra were the most affected areas.
The lighthouse on Bodjo island was damaged and cracks appeared in the hill that it stands on. Several houses were destroyed at Pulu Tello; the islands of Tanahbala and Sigata showed evidence of uplift, with low-lying areas no longer flooded at high tide. Near Padang power and telephone lines swayed, with some lines being cut; some huts collapsed at Sibolga. The earthquake is thought to have occurred on the plate interface at a depth of about 28 km; the estimated source parameters for the earthquake are 65 km length, 30 km width with a maximum displacement of 3 m. Such a rupture zone has a predicted pattern of uplift and subsidence and this has been found to be consistent with paleogeodetic records taken from coral microatolls around the Batu Islands. List of earthquakes in 1935 List of earthquakes in Indonesia The International Seismological Centre has a bibliography and/or authoritative data for this event
Gambit is an American television game show based on the card game blackjack, created by Heatter-Quigley Productions. The show ran on CBS from September 4, 1972, to December 10, 1976, was recorded at CBS Television City in Studios 31, 33, 41, 43. On October 27, 1980, NBC revived the show as Las Vegas Gambit, as a replacement for The David Letterman Show, kept it on its schedule until November 27, 1981; as the title implied, this edition of Gambit was recorded in Las Vegas at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Both versions were announced by Kenny Williams. Elaine Stewart was the card dealer for the CBS version, while Beverly Malden filled this role for the first half of Las Vegas Gambit, was replaced by Lee Menning. Another Merrill Heatter-produced, blackjack-based quiz show, Catch 21, began airing on GSN in 2008; this show shares some similarities with several noticeable differences. The object of the main game was that of blackjack: come as close to 21 as possible without going over; as in blackjack, the cards 2 through 10 were worth their face value, face cards counted as 10, Aces could count as either 1 or 11.
Martindale asked a series of questions multiple-choice or true-false, to two married couples. The first couple who buzzed in and answered the question won control of the top card from a deck of oversized playing cards. An incorrect answer awarded control of the card to the couple's opponents; the first card was shown before the first question. Once a couple gained control of a card, they had the option of adding it to their own hand or passing it to their opponents; the first card of the game was revealed. Each subsequent card was presented face-down and was turned up once the couple in control decided who should receive it. After a couple received any card and could go over 21 with another card, they could elect to freeze, preventing them from receiving any more cards. Freezing was not permitted. If one couple froze, the other continued answering received a card after each one. A couple could win the game in one of four ways: If they reached a total of 21. Doing so won the Gambit Jackpot, a cash bonus that reset to $500 after it was claimed.
On the original series, the Gambit Jackpot increased by $500 at the start of each program if it had not been won on the previous show. On Las Vegas Gambit, the Gambit Jackpot increased. If their opponents busted. If they froze and their opponents missed a subsequent question. If they exceeded their frozen opponents' total without busting; each game was worth $100. The first team to win two out of three games advanced to the bonus round. For the entire original series and the first half of Las Vegas Gambit, the winning couple played the Gambit Bonus Board, they faced a large game board with 21 numbered cards, each concealing a prize. After selecting a number, the couple received the prize behind it and a card was added to their hand from the top of the deck; the couple could end the bonus game by doing any of the following: Choosing to stop before reaching 21, which allowed them to keep all the prizes they had uncovered. Couples could do this if they feared the next card might cause them to bust, or if they had won a desirable prize that they did not want to risk losing.
In early episodes of Las Vegas Gambit, a couple could elect to stop only when their hand totaled 17 or more. Busting, at which point they lost everything they found on the board. Reaching 21 which awarded a new car or $5,000 cash, the Gambit Jackpot, all prizes uncovered during the bonus game. Throughout the CBS version, returning champions continued until winning a grand total of $25,000, relinquishing any winnings over that amount. From 1972 to 1975, the show featured an annual promotion in which the first couple to get a two-card 21 in the bonus round won either $200 a week for a year or a flat $10,000, depending on the year. Special awards were hidden among the numbers, including: Half-Checks: Showed cash amounts from $500 to $10,000, split down the middle; each right half showed two zeroes. Any left and right halves could be matched together. If a couple ended a bonus game without busting and had an unmatched half-check, they held onto it and would try to find the matching half if they won their next match.
Suit Cards: Displayed one of the four playing card suits. The couple won $500 plus an additional $500 for each card in the indicated suit that they had in their hand when the round ended. Hot Card: A card whose rank was kept hidden until the round was over; the couple won $1,000 if they had a card of $100 otherwise. Swap: Allowed the couple to trade in one of their prizes for another pick from the board after the round ended, if they chose to do so; this award did not add a card to the couple's hand. Take Two: Allowed the couple to choose two more numbers before being dealt the next card. 100/200/500 Times: After the round ended, one card was dealt from the deck and its value was multiplied by the indicated number in dollars. Aces always counted as 11 in this respect, for a maximum of $1,100, $2,200, or $5,500. Top or Bottom: A blind choice between two prizes of a similar type, one of, more expensive than the oth
Hittin' the Road is an album by American country singer Ernest Tubb, released in 1965. "Give Me a Little Old Fashioned Love" "I'm a Sad Lonely Man" "Cocoanut Grove" "All My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers" "Throw Your Love My Way" "Afraid to Care" "Honeymoon With the Blues" "I'm With a Crowd But So Alone" "Precious Little Baby" "Big Beaver" "What Am I Bid" "That's When It's Coming Home to You" Ernest Tubb – vocals, guitar Cal Smith – guitar Leon Rhodes – guitar Jerry Shook – guitar, bass Buddy Charleton – pedal steel guitar Jack Drake – bass Jack Greene – drums Jerry Smith – piano