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Eklavya Sports Stadium

Eklavya Sports Stadium is cricket stadium located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh state of India. The stadium is named after famous student of India at the time of "Mahabharata", Eklavya; the ground has floodlights. It is made considering all norms of BCCI; the stadium was established in 2008 when they hosted a match of Vijay Merchant Trophy between Uttar Pradesh Under-16s and Rajasthan Under-16s. The stadium has hosted a Women’s ODI match between Netherlands women's national cricket team and West Indies women's cricket team in Hero Honda Women's World Cup 1997, but the match was abandoned match. The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date

Annabella (actress)

Annabella was a French cinema actress who appeared in 46 films between 1927 and 1952, including some Hollywood films during the late 1930s and 1940s. Annabella was born in France. Annabella's chance to enter films came when her father entertained a film producer, who gave her a small part in Abel Gance's great classic Napoléon, she was not critically acclaimed until she starred in René Clair's Le Million, over the following decade established herself as one of France's most popular cinema actresses. For Veille d'armes, she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 1936, she was cast as the female lead in the British-made film Wings of the Morning with Henry Fonda. Under contract to 20th Century Fox, she traveled to America and appeared in Suez with Loretta Young and Tyrone Power, her romance with Power was reported by movie magazines of the day. Darryl F. Zanuck, movie mogul at 20th Century Fox, did not want his matinee idol married, he offered Annabella a multi-movie deal.

She refused to leave Power, on completion of Suez, she returned to France to obtain a divorce from her then-husband, Jean Murat. Power and she married on 23 April 1939; the two honeymooned in Rome. Within a few months and Power had again flown to Europe to bring Annabella's mother back to live in their home, while her father and brother stayed behind, her brother was shot and killed by the Nazis. Annabella made a return trip to bring her daughter, back from France to live with them. Power adopted Anne before leaving for service in the United States Marine Corps in August 1942. Anne Power married actor Oskar Werner. Darryl F. Zanuck, angry with her for marrying his top box-office star, did not cast her in movies despite Annabella's contract with 20th Century-Fox. Annabella was not lent to other studios. Power and she appeared together in the play Liliom in Connecticut. While Power was away during his war service, Annabella appeared in Blithe Spirit in Chicago. On Broadway, she received excellent notices for her work in the play Jacobowsky and the Colonel, directed by Elia Kazan, in 1944.

Annabella embarked on an affair with author Roald Dahl. Dahl told his wife, that it was an intense and passionate relationship, during which Dahl learned a lot about sex from the actress; when Power returned from the war, the couple decided to try to make their marriage work once again. Annabella again worked in films. Power and she divorced in 1948, Annabella returned to France, she appeared in film director José Luis Sáenz de Heredia's Spanish version of Don Juan, her final film was released in 1952. After a 1954 television appearance in the American series Suspense, she retired. Annabella and Tyrone Power remained close, after his divorce from Linda Christian, he attempted to reconcile with her, confessing that in giving her up, he had made a terrible mistake. However, Annabella refused. Power informed her that he would not take the elevator to leave her apartment, but the stairs, in case she changed her mind and called him back, she did not. Annabella died in 1996 after suffering a heart attack in Neuilly-sur-Seine, aged 89, was interred in Passy Cemetery.

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Tetradymia glabrata

Tetradymia glabrata is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common name littleleaf horsebrush. It is native to the western United States the Great Basin and Mojave Desert, its habitat includes sagebrush and scrub. It is an erect, bushy shrub growing to a maximum height over one meter, its stems coated unevenly in white woolly fibers with many bare strips; the narrow, pointed leaves are no more than a centimeter long and most occur in clusters along the branches. The inflorescence bears up to seven flower heads; each head contains four yellow cream flowers each around a centimeter long. The fruit is a ribbed achene with a pappus of bristles; this species is the most toxic of the horsebrushes. It is toxic when consumed along with the black sagebrush. Jepson Manual Treatment Flora of North America Photo gallery

Les Echos (France)

Les Echos is the first daily French financial newspaper, founded in 1908 by the brothers Robert and Émile Servan-Schreiber. It is the main competitor of a rival financial paper; the paper was established as a monthly publication under the name of Les Échos de l'Exportation by the brothers Robert and Émile Servan-Schreiber in 1908. It was renamed as Les Echos; the newspaper was bought by the British media group Pearson PLC in 1988, was sold to the French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH in November 2007. The publisher of the paper is Les Echos Le Parisien Médias. Les Echos is published on weekdays; the paper is headquartered in Paris and has a website, launched in 1996. The paper publishes economical analyses by leading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Kenneth Rogoff. In September 2003, Les Echos switched from tabloid format to Berliner format. In 2004, the newspaper won the EPICA award. In 2010, the coverage of Les Echos was expanded to cover such topics as innovations in science, green growth and health and skills concerning marketing and advertising, education and leadership, law and finance.

The former separate sections of IT and communications were merged under the section of high tech and media. In 2013, the newspaper started a project called a business news aggregation platform. In 2000 Les Echos was the sixth best-selling newspaper in France with a circulation of 728,000 copies; the 2009 circulation of the paper was 127,000 copies. From July 2011 to July 2012 the paper had a circulation of 120,546 copies. Official website

David Jefferies

Allan David Jefferies was an English professional motorcycle racer. He died after crashing during practice for the 2003 Isle of Man TT races; the son of Tony Jefferies a former Isle of Man TT winner in 1971, David Jefferies was born in Shipley, West Yorkshire, England. His uncle was fellow TT winner Nick Jefferies. Jefferies attended Salt Grammar School. Jefferies competed in a range of racing classes including the Grand Prix world championship in 1993, the World Superbike Championship in 1993 and 1995, he was the British Superstock 1000 champion twice in the previous three years. Jefferies specialized in street circuits, such as the Isle of Man TT and the North West 200, where he was a four-time winner. At the Isle of Man TT, Jefferies was the first rider to lap in excess of 125 miles per hour and the first to win three races during the week-long festival for three consecutive years, he set the absolute lap record for the Isle of Man TT course during the 2002 Senior TT at 17min 47sec, an average speed of 127.29 miles per hour.

Jefferies died on Thursday, May 29, 2003, during practice week for the 2003 Isle of Man TT. The turn at Crosby is a shallow left-hand turn taken at speeds of around 160 mph. Jefferies approached the turn following a lap of 125 mph average speed. Jefferies hit the wall of number 29 Woodlea Villas bordering the turn before he and his machine were hurled back across the circuit, taking lumps of debris across the road and bringing down a telephone pole in the process. Jefferies was killed upon impact with the wall. In the aftermath of the crash, fellow rider Jim Moodie did not have enough time to brake when he reached the scene and rode into the telegraph lines which were hanging across the road due to the incident. A friend and fellow TT competitor, John McGuinness, the first rider to reach the scene, described it as looking'Like a war zone'; that day, the TT organisers released an official statement which read:'It is with regret that the organizers of the Isle of Man TT races, the Auto-Cycle Union, announce that David Jefferies, of Baildon in West Yorkshire, who crashed on the second lap of this afternoon's practice session, received injuries, which proved fatal.

Thirty-year-old Jefferies was involved in an accident at Crosby. The red flag was displayed at the Grandstand and all riders finishing their first lap were brought back into the paddock; those who had embarked on their second lap were Halted at Glen Vine. Jefferies was the outright lap record holder at the TT and had lapped at 125 mph on his first lap today riding his Temple Auto Salvage GSX-R Suzuki; the organisers have instituted an immediate inquiry into the details of the incident.' The inquiry would become an controversial affair. The parade lap in honour of Jefferies took place at the end of the TT weekend. Thousands of bikes took part. Points system from 1993 onwards: Official site David Jefferies Tribute