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INAS 310

The INAS 310 is an Indian naval air squadron based at INS Sardar Patel. It was based at INS Hansa. INAS 310 was formed on 21 March 1961 with Breguet Alizé carrier-based anti-submarine warfare aircraft. Starting from 1991, the squadron was re-equipped with Dornier Do 228 aircraft configured for surveillance and electronic-warfare roles; the squadron was re-based to INS Sardar Patel from INS Hansa on 29 September 2017. INAS 310 has participated in Operation Vijay, Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, Operation Pawan, Kargil War and Operation Parakram

QF 12-pounder 8 cwt gun

The Ordnance QF 12-pounder 8 cwt was a Royal Navy "landing gun" intended for navy use ashore. "8 cwt" refers to the weight of the gun and breech 8 cwt = 8 x 112 lb = 896 lb. This was how the British differentiated between guns of the same calibre or weight of shell; this gun had a short barrel and was of low power compared to the 12 pounders of 12 and 18 cwt, although it fired the same shells. Fourteen were converted into anti-aircraft guns as Mk I*; the Royal Navy replaced the gun with the 3.7-inch mountain howitzer. The gun was used in the early stages of the Second Boer War in Natal; these guns were employed on land in the West Africa campaign. They were employed in the East Africa campaign; this gun was used in the Battle of Gallipoli, as the Royal Navy had supplies of ammunition for it when the army was short of ammunition for its own guns. Several guns were operated from frontline trenches. There is a surviving example held and maintained at Devonport Field Gun Association Heritage Centre & Museum at Crownhill Fort, Plymouth.

There are three examples at the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets summer training camp at HMCS Acadia in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. They still fired although they only fire blanks for ceremonial and training purposes. One example is located at HMCS Star in Hamilton, Ontario and is in use by the Hamilton Sea Cadet Corps; this cannon is the type used in the famous British Royal Navy Field Gun Runs. The RN Field Gun may be seen'in action' in the 1957 film "Yangtse Incident", when a group of these guns was used on the banks of the River Orwell to depict Chinese PLA gun batteries on the North bank of the Yangtze, which fired on HMS Amethyst as she steamed up to Nanking in April 1949. Text Book of Gunnery, 1902. LONDON: PRINTED FOR HIS MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE, BY HARRISON AND SONS, ST. MARTIN'S LANE Dale Clarke, British Artillery 1914–1919. Field Army Artillery. Osprey Publishing, Oxford UK, 2004 ISBN 1-84176-688-7 General Sir Martin Farndale, History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery: Forgotten Fronts and the Home Base 1914–18.

Royal Artillery Institution, London, 1988. ISBN 1-870114-05-1 Friedman, Norman. Naval Weapons of World War One. Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK: Seaforth. ISBN 978-1-84832-100-7. Major Darrell Hall, "Guns in South Africa 1899–1902 Part III and IV" The South African Military History Society Military History Journal – Vol 2 No 2, December 1971 Major Darrell Hall, "THE NAVAL GUNS IN NATAL 1899-1902" The South African Military History Society Military History Journal – Vol 4 No 3, June 1978 YouTube Running with 3/4 Soddin Ton! RN team practice with QF 12 pdr for Navy Gun Run For access to view the surviving example

Daniel Jacobs (boxer)

Daniel "Danny" Jacobs is an American professional boxer. He is a two-time middleweight world champion, having held the IBF title from 2018 to 2019 and the WBA title from 2014 to 2017. Nicknamed the "Miracle Man," Jacobs' career was cut short in 2011 due to osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, he went on to make a full recovery after spending 19 months out of the sport, meanwhile recovering from severe operation-induced injuries perceived as crippling. As of August 2018, Jacobs is ranked as the world's third best active middleweight by The Ring magazine, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec, he is known for his exceptional punching power, with an 82.8% knockout-to-win ratio, is stylistically considered an all-around fighter with good movement and hand speed. Jacobs was raised in the Brooklyn residential neighborhood of Brownsville, he was raised by his mother, Yvette Jacobs, his grandmother, Cordelia Jacobs, his aunts. Jacobs graduated from Erasmus High School; as an amateur boxer, Jacobs recorded 7 losses.

In 2003, Jacobs won the Junior Olympics national championship at 154 pounds. In 2004, Jacobs won the United States national champion in the 19–and–under division, a PAL national championship, a National Golden Gloves welterweight championship. In 2005, he won his second PAL national championship and won the National Golden Gloves middleweight championship. In July 2005 he faced Russian Matvey Korobov at the preliminaries of the 2005 Boxing World Cup, lost via a third round stoppage. In 2006, Jacobs won the United States Amateur middleweight championship, decisioning Shawn Porter in the finals, 32–21. During his amateur career, Jacobs won four New York Golden Gloves championships, he qualified for the U. S. Olympic team for the 2008 Summer Olympics, beating Dominic Wade and Shawn Porter en route, but twice lost the North American Olympic Qualifier Super Middleweight finale to Shawn Estrada. Jacobs made his professional boxing debut on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Ricky Hatton, which took place on December 8, 2007, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In that fight, he defeated Jose Jesus Hurtado by first round technical knockout in just 29 seconds. Jacobs signed with Golden Boy Promotions and fought on the undercard of super-fights, he was regarded as a blue-chip prospect. On April 27, 2009, Jacobs agreed to replace junior middleweight James Kirkland, arrested on a gun charge, to fight Mike Walker, coming off a victory over two-time world title challenger Antwun Echols; the fight took place on May 2, 2009, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Jacobs won by unanimous decision with scores of 80–72 from two judges and 79–73 from the other. On August 22, 2009, Jacobs defeated Ishe Smith by unanimous decision to win the NABO middleweight title. On July 31, 2010, Jacobs faced undefeated Russian Dmitry Pirog for the vacant WBO middleweight championship; the belt had last belonged to Sergio Martínez, stripped due to not complying with the WBO's rules. The fight took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Pirog was a 3-1 underdog going into the fight. Jacobs was up on the cards when he was caught with a massive right hand against the ropes and knocked out in the 5th round, handing him his first career loss.

After the fight, Pirog said. I hurt him in the second and I knew I could come back and do it again."Jacobs won his next two fights before he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. On October 20, 2012, having recovered from cancer, Jacobs made a successful return to professional boxing with a first-round knockout victory over Josh Luteran. reported that the scheduled February 9, 2013 bout between Danny Garcia and Zab Judah at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York was moved to April 27, 2013 because of a rib injury sustained by Garcia. With Jacobs penciled in on the undercard fight for this event, his fight moved to April 27 as well. Jacobs defeated Keenan Collins with a round 4 knockout on that date. On August 19, 2013, Jacobs captured the WBC Continental Americas middleweight title via third-round knockout of Giovanni Lorenzo during the premiere of Golden Boy Live! on Fox Sports 1. On August 9, 2014, Jacobs won the vacant WBA middleweight title with a 5th-round TKO over Jarrod Fletcher at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Jacobs dropped Fletcher in round 1 in round 5 with a right cross. With the win, Jacobs became a world champion. "It feels so great to win this belt," Jacobs said. "It's the greatest moment in my life." Jacobs stated. Jacobs' first defense came against Caleb Truax, whom he comfortably outboxed for eleven rounds, until he scored a knockdown and got a stoppage on round 12. Jacobs' fought former light middleweight titlist Sergio Mora. Jacobs started the fight tentatively, but was able to time and counter Mora with a right hook that put the latter on the canvas. Mora was able to return the favor; the fight would be stopped when Mora retired after injuring his right foot in round 2. After the fight, Jacobs once again said. On December 5, 2015 Jacobs beat Peter Quillin by TKO in the first round. Jacobs landed a lead right hand that caught Quillin flush on the temple and rocked him. Jacobs attempted to finish the fight landing non stop hard combinations the whole round, he landed another big punch that saw Quillin staggering over to the ropes, at which point the referee saw that Quillin was disorientated and waved the fight off with no complaint from Quillin.

Many, including Floyd Mayweather, felt. On September 2016

Alcohol intolerance

Alcohol intolerance is due to a genetic polymorphism of the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase, the enzyme that metabolises ingested alcohol. This polymorphism is most reported in Asian patients, it can be an effect or side effect associated with certain drugs such as disulfiram, metronidazole, or nilutamide. Stuffy nose and skin flushing are the most common symptoms, it may be characterized as intolerance causing hangover symptoms similar to the "disulfiram-like reaction" of aldehyde dehydrogenase deficiency or chronic fatigue syndrome. Severe pain after drinking alcohol may indicate a more serious condition. If people are intolerant, some nearly non-alcoholic beverages may be a problem, similar to alcohol-containing medications, inhalation of alcohol or the vapour of alcohol-containing cleaning agents. Drinking alcohol first or afterwards together with Calcium cyanamide, an inorganic compound used as a fertilizer, can cause permanent or long lasting intolerance, contributing together with other substances to the accumulation of harmful Acetaldehyde by inhibiting the enzyme acetaldehyde dehydrogenase.

Disulfiram-like drug Alcohol flush reaction

Slave Island railway station

Slave Island Railway Station is a railway station in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It serves the Slave Island area in the centre of the city, it is served by commuter rail. The station building is significant for its historic architecture. Slave Island Station was built during the colonial era, it was built under the government of Governor William Henry Gregory. The Coastal Line was designed across the Galle Face Green, but due to requests by the public to avoid the promenade, an alternate route was made through Slave Island; the Slave Island Railway station was built shortly after the construction of the track. In 1913 it became the first station on the Coastal Line to have a double platform; the station carries significant historic value. The station displays stylish arches, intricate woodwork and metal installations, the signature Victorian mixing of iron and stone. According to Sirisena Rajapkashe, author of The History of Sri Lankan Railways, the architecture of the station was influenced by the era stations on the Liverpool-Manchester line and the London-Birmingham line in Britain.

The station is now a historic building that receives preservation support by the John Keells Foundation. John Keells supports the restoration of worn-out features. Part of the work involves the ambience of the station building. Located in the Slave Island area, just east of the Galle Face Green, the station sits in a commercial locale with business establishments and shopping centers. Slave Island is served by commuter rail services of Sri Lanka Railways