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Hindustani Awam Morcha

Hindustani Awam Morcha is an Indian political party, formally launched on 8 May 2015 by former Chief Minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi, who left the Janata Dal along with 18 others to form the party following the 2015 Bihar political crisis. The name of the party was changed to Hindustani Awam Morcha. In July 2015, the Election Commission recognised the HAM-S as a political party; the election symbol of the party is a telephone. In July 2015, the party joined the NDA and contested 21 seats, with some additional members contesting on the BJP ticket in Bihar. On 18 September 2015, Hindustani Awam Morcha announced its first list of 13 candidates with Manjhi contesting from Makhdumpur and Imamganj; the party ended up winning only in Imamganj with Manjhi himself losing in Makhdumpur. State Mahadalit Commission, Bihar Bhola Paswan Shastri Ram Sundar Das 2015 Bihar political crisis Bihar Legislative Assembly Notes Citations

Whitehall Parkway

The Whitehall Parkway is a 110-acre park situated near the center of Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the 18052 ZIP code. The parkway serves as a preserved green space in the center of the Township after the Township government acquired the property in 1990 and sought to preserve a mix of Whitehall's history, spanning from early settlers to recent cement and mining companies centered on the Coplay Creek, a tributary of the area's Lehigh River; the earliest recorded inhabitants of the land around the area now preserved by the Whitehall Parkway were the Lenni Lennape, a tribal nation native to the region. The Minsi, a subtribe of the Lenni Lenape had settled along the Lehigh river and were using the land for hunting and fishing when European settlers began to arrive to the Parkway area in the late 1600s and early 1700s. After William Penn, Pennsylvania's namesake, received a deed from King Charles II of England indicating his rights to Pennsylvania, he instead sought to acquire land from the local tribes, purchasing tracts of land over time from the tribes.

However, following his death, his son Thomas insisted that his father had received a deed from Lenni Lenape chiefs granting as much land as a man could walk in 1.5 days. This deed remains controversial today. However, the walk commenced, became known as the Walking Purchase, commencing on September 19, 1737, resulting in the acquisition of land, now part of Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties. One week on September 26, 1737, Johan Georg Kern and Georg Friedrich Newhardt, two immigrants from the Palatinate regions of Southwestern Germany arrived to the area and acquired a deed to 406 acres of land on February 1, 1743, which the pair split evenly on November 30, 1744; this land included the area now known as the Whitehall Parkway. Newhardt soon sold his land to Adam Deshler, who erected the historic Fort Deshler on the site in 1760. Local lore maintains that the Fort was staffed by soldiers who protected local citizen fleeing from an attack by the local Lenni Lenape tribes, though there is no immediate evidence indicating that the fort was staffed with military, but rather may have been a place where the locals took refuge from the attacks.

Kern passed the land to his son, before it was sold to the cement companies that prominently developed the land in that area. As of 2005, the Parkway was described in Township documents as located along "Church and Chestnut Streets," containing "an abandoned quarry, wetlands and the ruins of a late 19th -early 20th-century cement plant."The official Township website notes that site is connected to the local Ironton Rail-Trail, referencing a former stretch of train tracks converted to recreational trails, that it hosts an annual Civil War reenactment each June. Local media notes that just off South Church Street, on the parkway's western edge, sits what is possible the second oldest caboose in existence belonging to the former Reading Railroad company

Little Ponton

Little Ponton is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 2 miles south of about 60 metres above sea level, its population is included in the figure for the civil parish of Little Stroxton. Part of the Roman road of Ermine Street passes through the parish; the village belonged to the historical wapentake of Threo. The village was described in John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales as "a parish in Grantham district, Lincoln, it has a post-office under Grantham. Acres, 1, 490. Real property, £2,590. Pop. 208. Houses, 43; the property belongs to Esq.. P. Hall was occupied by the Duke of Cleveland, is occupied now by Broke Turnor, Esq. Many Roman relics have been found; the living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £400.* Patron, Esq. The church is old but good, has a low tower."Little Ponton Hall is a Grade II listed building. It dates from 1725 with additions. Little Ponton is part of the civil parish of Little Stroxton, it is situated just off the B1174.

Little Ponton ecclesiastical parish extends along a footpath across the west side of the A1 as far north as Warren Plantation. The boundary crosses the A1, it follows Tollemache Road South on the industrial estate follows the road down to the Saltersford, passing to the north of Daily Mail Farm, where it meets the parish of Londonthorpe and Harrowby Without. Most of the sewage works is in the parish; the boundary crosses the East Coast Main Line and due east it meets Whalebone Lane, crossing it on the north edge of Whalebone Spinney. Eastward it crosses the High Dike or Ermine Street, where it meets the parish of Old Somerby. To the south the parish includes Woodnook Farm; the boundary follows a footpath south-west through Griff's Plantation. At a point 1 mile east of the B6403, the boundary meets Boothby Pagnell. At a point south of Poplar Farm and north of Boothby Great Wood, the boundary meets the parish of Great Ponton; the boundary crosses the B6403 next to Ponton Park Wood. It follows due west to cross the East Coast Main Line just north of Great Ponton.

It crosses the River Witham and continues due west crosses the A1 and reaches Gibbet Hill. At Stroxton Spinney, the boundary follows, crossing the Stroxton–Little Ponton road and follows a footpath. Woodnook Valley has been a Site of Special Scientific Interest since March 1986, it is described by Natural England as "a good representative example of calcareous grassland developed on soils derived from Eastern Jurassic Limestone." It consists of one facing north and the other south. The grasses are short and typical limestone herbs can flourish, it supports several species of orchid, including early-purple orchid Orchis mascula, bee orchid Ophrys apifera, man orchid Aceras anthropophorum, which at this site is near its northern limits of distribution in Britain. With Stroxton, the civil parish had a population in 2001 of 135. There are no village amenities; the ecclesiastical parish is part of the Colsterworth Group of the Deanery of Beltisloe. The 2013 incumbent is Reverend Eric John Lomax. Little Ponton parish church dates from the Norman period, but is of Decorated style.

The west front was rebuilt in 1657. The chancel arch may be Saxon; the dedication is to St Guthlac of Crowland, a hermit who gained popularity as a saint in the Fens of Eastern England. The film and stage actor and soldier Richard Todd is buried in the churchyard, between two of his sons, who predeceased him. Media related to Little Ponton at Wikimedia Commons Little Ponton: St Guthlac's church Woodnook Valley High Dyke to Little Ponton Woodnook Valley

Monmouth (1809 ship)

Monmouth was launched at Shields in 1803 as a West Indiaman. Between 1818 and 1821 she made two voyages as a whaler. Afterwards, she started sailing to India, she was wrecked in December 1826 on her way to Calcutta. Monmouth first appeared in Lloyd's Register in 1811 with Sursler, Nockles and trade London–Jamaica. In 1814 Monmouth's master was R. Quelch, she sailed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, was reported to be late in arriving at Bermuda after having been in a gale. On 3 March 1814 she had left Halifax for Bermuda in a small convoy under escort by HMS Epervier and Shelburne; the Register of Shipping for 1818 showed Monmouth with Stewart and trade London–South Seas. Whaling voyage #1: Captain Stewart sailed from England on 4 May 1818, he returned on 22 June 1819 with 500 casks of whale oil. Whaling voyage #2: Captain Stewart sailed from England on 20 July 1819, he returned on 27 July 1821 with 550 casks of whale oil, plus fins. After her return, Monmouth's trade became London–Cape of Good Hope. Lloyd's Register list of ships trading with India for 1826 shows Monmouth, J. Edghill, Nockells and destination Bengal.

She left England on 21 June 1821. Monmouth was wrecked on 23 December 1826 near "St. Martino Island"; the crew arrived at Chittagong after eight days in their own boats. She was on a voyage from County Durham, to Calcutta. Citations References Hackman, Rowan. Ships of the East India Company. Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society. ISBN 0-905617-96-7

220 Volt (band)

220 Volt is a Swedish heavy metal band, formed in 1979 by guitar players Thomas Drevin and Mats Karlsson. The band released albums on the CBS Records and Epic Records labels; the band's career began in 1979, but began to flow when they released the first single "Prisoner Of War" in 1982. When a radio station in New Jersey played the single it soon became one of the most wanted songs, the record company CBS offered them a record contract; the first "220 Volt" disc was released in 1983 and it sold around 10,000 copies only in Sweden alone. In addition to Sweden, the band has been popular in Japan and the United States. In 1984, the band performed with Nazareth and 1986 with AC / DC; these gigs increased the bands popularity. In 1992, the 220 volt disbanded, but in 2002, the band was reunited with the same lineup as on their first single, they organized popular concerts both elsewhere in Sweden. Volume 1 was the first recording released in the 2000s, it contains both new material and parts of a concert from Sweden Rock 2002.

The printed edition is available on iTunes. In 2005, the band released its first live-in "Made in Jämtland" recorded during a number of concerts in just Jämtland. At the end of 2008, drummer Peter Hermansson stopped and no permanent substitute has been announced. In 2009, the band recorded a new EP with new versions of the popular "Heavy Christmas" and 3 other songs. Singer Jocke Lundholm returned for this recording and the band borrowed drummer Björn Höglund from Hoven Droven; the album was released under the title Heavy Christmas - Revisited. Current membersMats Karlsson - guitars, vocals Thomas Drevin - guitars Peter Hermansson - drums Göran Nyström - lead vocals Mats Vassfjord - bass Former membersMike Krusenberg Christer Nääs - lead vocals Tommy Hellström - bass Micke Larsson - bass Pelle Hansson - drums Jocke Lundholm - lead vocals Peter Olander - guitar Per Englund - lead vocals Anders Engberg - lead vocals Studio albums220 Volt Powergames Mind Over Muscle Eye to Eye Lethal Illusion Walking in Starlight EPHeavy Christmas Heavy Christmas - Revisited CompilationsElectric Messengers Young and Wild Volume 1 Live albumsMade in Jamtland Digital single. Retrieved 2009-11-28. "220 Volt Discography". Retrieved 2009-11-28. "Biography and complete discography". Archived from the original on 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2009-12-28