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Supreme Council of Antiquities

The Supreme Council of Antiquities was a department within the Egyptian Ministry of Culture from 1994 until January 2011, when it became an independent ministry, the Ministry of State for Antiquities. It was the government body responsible for the conservation and regulation of all antiquities and archaeological excavations in Egypt; the SCA's origins go back to 1859. In 1971, it was renamed the Egyptian Antiquities Organisation, it was renamed the Supreme Council of Antiquities by Presidential Decree No. 82 of Hosni Mubarak in 1994. The SCA was responsible for defining the boundaries around archaeological sites and was the only agent permitted to restore or preserve Egyptian monuments. Foreign archaeologists working in Egypt were required to report all discoveries and finds to the SCA before publication, a somewhat controversial rule that led to the expulsion of some archaeologists from Egypt; this requirement although controversial has reduced theft of archaeological finds and allows authorities to plan security around new finds that would not be possible any other way.

The SCA oversaw the recovery of antiquities either stolen or illegally exported from Egypt, between 2002 and 2008 retrieved 3,000 artifacts. It is embroiled in a dispute with the Egyptian Museum of Berlin over the bust of Nefertiti, which it claims was removed from the country by deceit, it has asked for the return of the Rosetta Stone from the British Museum and the Dendara Zodiac from the Louvre. The SCA was governed by an Administrative Council, headed by the Minister of Culture, a Secretary General; those who serve to preserve antiquities are in charge of the conservation and preservation of antiquities, as well as research and give interviews and report on discoveries and work being done. In the 21st century they face the difficult task of keeping monuments safe from a fringe of Islamist radicals who want the destruction of pharanoic monuments, their official titles, depending on the years they served, have ranged from Director, to Director-General, to Chairman to Minister. The position may entail as was done by Zahi Hawass for many years, to stimulate tourism to Egypt, with charm and charisma.

In its early history "Gaston Maspero served as Director General of the Excavations and Antiquities of Egypt and his big achievement was his examination of the mummy of Ramses II, found in 1884, in the presence of the khédive and other high dignitaries. The mummy of this great conqueror was well preserved, revealing a giant frame and a face expressive of sovereign majesty, indomitable will, the pride of the Egyptian king of kings, he unbandaged the mummy of Nofritari, wife of King Ahmosis I. of the eighteenth dynasty, beside which, in the same sarcophagus, had been discovered the mummy of Ramses III. The physiognomy of this monarch is more refined and intellectual than that of his warlike predecessor; the height of the body was less, the shoulders not so wide. In the same season Maspero discovered an ancient Egyptian romance inscribed on limestone near the tomb of Sinûhît at Thebes. A fragment on papyrus had been preserved at the Egyptian Museum of Berlin, but the whole romance was now decipherable.""Professor Maspero resigned his office of directorship on June 5, 1886, was succeeded in the superintendency of excavations and Egyptian archeology by M. Eugene Grébault.

In the same month Grébault started upon the work of unbandaging the mummy of the Theban King Sekenenra Ta-aken, of the eighteenth dynasty. It was under this monarch that a revolt against the Hyksôs, or Shepherd Kings, had originated, in the course of which the Asiatics were expelled from Egypt; the history of this king has always been considered legendary, but from the signs of wounds present in the mummy, it is certain that he had died in battle. In the same season the mummy of Seti I. was unbandaged, that of an anonymous prince.""The next season the work of clearing away the sand from around the Great Sphinx was vigorously prosecuted by Grébault. In the beginning of the year 1887, the chest, the paws, the altar, plateau were all made visible. Flights of steps were unearthed, accurate measurements were taken of the great figures; the height from the lowest of the steps was found to be one hundred feet, the space between the paws was found to be thirty-five feet long and ten feet wide. Here there was an altar.

Among those who directed it when its official name was Supreme Council of Antiquities are Zahi Hawass, Mohamed Abdel Fattah and Moustapha Amine. Under its new official name, Ministry of State for Antiquities, Abdel Fattah al-Banna was nominated but he withdrew his nomination. In 2011, Zahi Hawass resigned. At the end of 2011, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Aly was named antiquities minister and he promised to give new life to the body, by bringing in young archeologists and restarting projects, put on hold. Auguste Mariette Gaston Maspero Eugène Grébaut Jacques de Morgan Victor Loret Gaston Maspero Pierre Lacau Étienne Drioton Mostafa Amer Abbas Bayoumi Moharram Kamal Abd el-Fattah Hilmy Mohammed Anwar Shoukry Mohammed Mahdi (1964

La Quotidienne (TV series)

La Quotidienne is a French television magazine programme devoted to consumer affairs, broadcast live from 30 September 2013 on France 5 from Monday to Friday at 12:00 at 11:45 from 10 February 2014. It is presented by Thomas Isle. A second series was announced following a summer "Best-Of" run; this programme is devoted to new forms of consumption, whether collaborative, supportive or economic. Surrounded by reporters, Lauqué and Isle are interested in initiatives and experiments implemented in these areas; the show is presented on a TV tray located near the headquarters of France 5 Vanves in Hauts-de-Seine. The chief editor is Sylvie Cenci, it occupies the lunch time slot used for the children's strand Zouzous on France 5. Madeleine Ably Laetitia Barlerin, veterinary section Fabien Bordu, in matters of money and wealth Farida, kitchen Valerie Durier for consumption Philippe Gaudin, for consolidated information Gérard Michel, lawyer Charlotte Savreux, for testing products Helper: new sequence on home carers.

Consolidated information: the current information on consumption, the economy etc.. Philippe Gaudin has a consolidated info every day. Record of the day: the experts and witnesses who are invited on the show answer questions from viewers. Test Bench: Charlotte Savreux tests food or medical products with columnists. Favourite food: Farida shows recipes for cooking ideas. Miss veto: Veterinary sequence by Laetitia Barlerin. Case study: columnists answer questions from viewers. 2.0 Conso: old sequence on consumption 2.0 with Madeleine Ably. C'est déja demain: old news sequence with Philippe Gaudin. After market shares below 1% at the launch of the show, La Quotidienne gained audience with peaks of 180,000 and 200,000 viewers from the beginning of 2014 1.5% and 2% audience share. Consumption

1999 Giro d'Italia

The 1999 Giro d'Italia was the 82nd edition of the Giro d'Italia, one of cycling's Grand Tours. The Giro began on May 15 with a mass-start stage; the race came to a close on June 6 with a mass-start stage. Eighteen teams entered the race, won by the Italian Ivan Gotti of the Team Polti team. Second and third were the Italians riders Paolo Gilberto Simoni. In the race's other classifications, Kelme–Costa Blanca rider Chepe González won the mountains classification, Laurent Jalabert of the ONCE–Deutsche Bank team won the points classification, Team Polti rider Fabrizio Guidi won the intergiro classification. Vitalicio Seguros finished as the winners of the Trofeo Fast Team classification, ranking each of the eighteen teams contesting the race by lowest cumulative time; the other team classification, the Trofeo Super Team classification, where the teams' riders are awarded points for placing within the top twenty in each stage and the points are totaled for each team was won by Team Polti. A total of 18 teams were invited to participate in the 1999 Giro d'Italia.

Each team sent a squad of nine riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 162 cyclists. Out of the 162 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 116 riders made it to the finish in Milan; the 18 teams that took part in the race were: The route for the 1999 Giro d'Italia was unveiled by race director Carmine Castellano on 14 November 1998 in Milan. It contained one a team event. There were eleven stages containing high mountains, of which five had summit finishes: stage 5, to Massiccio del Sirino; the organizers chose to include one rest day. When compared to the previous year's race, the race was 73 km shorter, contained the one more rest day, as well as one more time trial event. Defending champion Marco Pantani, leading the general classification in Madonna di Campiglio, was disqualified for an excessive hematocrit level before stage 21; the entire Mercatone Uno-Bianchi withdrew from the Giro. This left the race open for Gotti to capture his second overall title and wear the final pink jersey as Giro Champion for the 2nd time in three years.

Four different jerseys were worn during the 1999 Giro d'Italia. The leader of the general classification – calculated by adding the stage finish times of each rider, allowing time bonuses for the first three finishers on mass-start stages – wore a pink jersey; this classification is the most important of the race, its winner is considered as the winner of the Giro. For the points classification, which awarded a purple jersey to its leader, cyclists were given points for finishing a stage in the top 15; the green jersey was awarded to the mountains classification leader. In this ranking, points were won by reaching the summit of a climb ahead of other cyclists; each climb was ranked as either first, second or third category, with more points available for higher category climbs. The Cima Coppi, the race's highest point of elevation, awarded more points than the other first category climbs; the Cima Coppi for this Giro was first climbed by the Italian Marco Pantani. The intergiro classification was marked by a blue jersey.

The calculation for the intergiro is similar to that of the general classification, in each stage there is a midway point that the riders pass through a point and where their time is stopped. As the race goes on, their times compiled and the person with the lowest time is the leader of the intergiro classification and wears the blue jersey. Although no jersey was awarded, there was one classification for the teams, in which the stage finish times of the best three cyclists per team were added; the rows in the following table correspond to the jerseys awarded. Cyclingnews.com: 1999 Giro d'Italia

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health is an organization that promotes the positive aspects of working life and helps to minimise the drawbacks. FIOH does so by studying how health, well-being and safety at work can be best promoted such as having a healthy organisation or a sound safety culture at work. FIOH studies which risks in working life can cause adverse health effects such as exposure to chemicals at work and which interventions help best to minimise these risks such as ventilation or personal protective equipment, it is a body governed by public law and operates under the administrative sector of the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. Its operations are based on multidisciplinary development, its research results are applied to workplace practices via consultancy services, by training and by advising policy makers. FIOH’s objective is for work to promote, rather than endanger and functional capacity. About 55% of FIOH’s budget is state-funded, 45% is self-generated through, for example, EU research funding and the sales of specialist advisory services.

FIOH has regional offices in Helsinki, Oulu and Turku. Headquarters are located in Helsinki; the total number of employees amount to 500. FIOH was founded in 1945, it collaborates with other major stakeholders in the field of occupational health such as the World Health Organization and the International Labour Office. FIOH hosts the Cochrane Work Review Group in Kuopio; the group is part of the worldwide not-for-profit research organisation Cochrane. Cochrane Work conducts and publishes systematic literature reviews about the effectiveness of measures to improve the health and safety of workers. FIOH’s predecessor was the department of occupational diseases of the Helsinki General Hospital, based on the initiative of the National Board of Health and founded on 4.4.1945. This department specialized in the research and treatment of occupational diseases; the Occupational Health Foundation was founded to fund this field, the rules of which were ratified on 26.6.1945. This private foundation in turn established the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, which began operations on 1.1.1950, financially supported and aided by the state.

FIOH was nationalized in a contract between the State and the Foundation and became an independent body governed by public law operating under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on 1.7.1978. FIOH’s directors: Leo Noro, 1950–1970 and Martti J. Karvonen, 1970–1974, followed by director generals Jorma Rantanen, 1974–2003 and Harri Vainio, 2003-2015. Antti Koivula is the Director General since August 2015. FIOH website FIOH’s online bookstore Cochrane Work Review Group Nanosafety Research Centre

New York Giants Radio Network

The New York Giants Radio Network is a broadcast radio network based in New York City, the official radio broadcaster of the New York Giants. The network's radio broadcasts are flagshipped at WFAN, a station owned by Entercom Communications. Overflow radio casts air on WCBS, WFAN's corporate sibling The network distributes Giants home and away games to a network of 18 stations in 3 states. Bob Papa is the current play-by-play announcer, with former Giants linebacker Carl Banks as color analyst, former Giants tight end Howard Cross as sideline reporter. WFAN/660: New York WFAN-FM/101.9: New York WPYX/106.5: Albany WAUB/1590: Auburn WAAL/99.1: Binghamton WENI/1450: Corning WGMM/98.7: Corning WENY/1230: Elmira WGVA/1240: Geneva WIXT/1230: Little Falls W249BC/97.1: Mattydale WTLA/1200: North Syracuse WSGO/1440: Oswego W261AC/100.1: Oswego WIRY/1340: Plattsburgh AM Stereo WRNY/1350: Rome WTLB/1310: Utica WEEX/1230: Easton, Pennsylvania WTKZ/1320: Allentown, Pennsylvania WTIC/1080: Hartford WCGR/1550: Canandaigua, New York WFLR/1570: Dundee, New York WLEZ-LP/100.1: Jackson, Mississippi Official affiliates listing

Quirino Highway

The Quirino Highway called the Manila–Del Monte Garay Road or Ipo Road, is a four-to-eight lane, secondary highway that connects Quezon City to the municipality of Norzagaray in Bulacan, Philippines. The road is a component of the National Route 127 of the Philippine highway network and Radial Road 7 of Metro Manila's arterial road network. Although named as the Manila-del Monte Garay Road, it was changed to the Don Tomas Susano Road, after the first recognized political leader of the district, during the American Occupation of the Philippines; the name changed once more to Quirino Highway, right after the death after Philippine President Elpidio Rivera Quirino, who had lived in a nearby retreat house and died in the same residence. Quirino Highway starts from Norzagaray and passes through the areas of San Jose del Monte, Malaria and Lagro in Caloocan, Novaliches, C-5 Road, Tandang Sora and ends Balintawak Cloverleaf in North Luzon Expressway in Quezon City, it is the alternate route for going to Baliuag and up to Cagayan Valley via Cagayan Valley Road.

EDSA Quezon Memorial Circle Major roads in Metro Manila House of Representatives Commonwealth Avenue The official website of San Jose del Monte City The official website of Caloocan City The official website of Quezon City