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Travancore

of general education whence any demands of the state for officers to fill all departments of public service would be met". '''Maharaja of Travancore''' was the principal title of the ruler of the Kingdom of Travancore (Travancore) in India. Maharajas of Kingdom of Travancore (Travancore) '''Raja Ravi Varma (w:Raja Ravi Varma)''' (29 April 1848 – 2 October 1906) from the princely state of Travancore (w:Travancore) (presently in Kerala (w:Kerala)). He was widely acclaimed following his winning an award for an exhibition of his paintings at Vienna in 1873. Though his style of painting was described as too showy and sentimental, his paintings are widely popular in India. A large number of his lovely paintings are in the Laxmi Vilas Palace of Vadodara. He has been hailed as one of the “greatest painters in the history of Indian art. His paintings achieved recognition for his depiction of scenes from the epics of the Mahabharata (w:Mahabharata) and Ramayana (w:Ramayana). *The history of modern Travancore begins with Marthanda Varma (w:Marthanda Varma) who inherited the Kingdom of Venad (w:Venad) and expanded Travancore (w:Travancore) by conquering kingdoms Attingal (w:Attingal), Kollam (w:Kollam), Kayamkulam (w:Kayamkulam), Kottarakara (w:Kottarakara), Kottayam (w:Kottayam), Changanassery (w:Changanassery), Meenachil (w:Meenachil), Poonjar (w:Poonjar) and Ambalapuzha (w:Ambalapuzha). **City Corporation, in City History right thumb All that I write whether poetry (File:Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma.jpg) or music centred around God. This is an act of faith in me. Music is not worth its name otherwise. '''Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma (w: Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma)''', known by the full name '''Sree Padmanabhadasa Sree Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma''' (Malayalam (w:Malayalam language): ശ്രീ പദ്മനാഭദാസ ശ്രീ സ്വാതി തിരുനാള് രാമവർമ്മ)(Tamil:ஸ்ரீ சுவாதி திருநாள் ராம வர்மா (April 16, 1813 – December 27, 1846) was the Maharaja (w:Maharaja) of the state of Travancore (w:Travancore) തിരുവിതാംകൂര്‍)) )) in India. He modernized Travancore with a well-formulated code of laws, courts of Justice, introduction of English (w:English language) education, construction of an observatory (w:Observatory), installation of the first Government printing press (w:Printing press), establishment of the first manuscripts (w:Manuscripts) library and many more activities. Efficiency was the key word and corruption, a taboo in his administration. Amanda J. Weidman in Singing the Classical, Voicing the Modern: The Postcolonial Politics of ...27 June 2006 *He assumed the rule of Travancore state in 1829, at the age of sixteen. At the suggestion of Colonel John Munroe (w:Colonel John Munroe), the British Resident (w:British Resident) of Travancore (w:Travancore), Swati Tirunal had been tutored in English, Sanskrit, Marathi, political science, and Karnatic music by Subba Rao from Tanjavur (w:Tanjavur), also known as English Subba Rao for his skill in the English language. **Veketasubramanya Iyer (w:Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi), in p. 63 *His passion for photography from a tender age and it was his brother, the last ruler of Travancore (w:Travancore), Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, who presented him his first camera (w:Camera). With the Rolleiflex camera (w:Rolleiflex) presented to him in 1934 he learned the basics of photography and then there was no looking back. **The New Indian Express (w: The New Indian Express), in An Avid Shutterbug, Driving Enthusiast, Sanskrit Scholar (17 December 2013) *From the Vattezhuthu (w:Vattezhuthu) was derived another script called the kolezhuthu (w:Kolezhuthu). This script was more commonly used in the Cochin (w:Cochin) and Malabar (w:Malabar) areas than in Travancore (w:Travancore). Yet another script derived from the vattezhuthu was the Malayanma (w:Malayanma), which was commonly used south to Thiruvananthapuram. Malayanma also does not differ fundamentally from the vattezhuthu.


Stoke-on-Trent

, Stoke-on-Trent Regent Theatre and the Victoria Hall (Victoria Hall (Hanley)). There are also smaller elements, including the independent Dazed Gallery and AirSpace, the city's only contemporary art gallery, artist-led and artist run. http: www.airspacegallery.org


Qatar

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

, Eddie Pearce, Brian Hawke and Phil Reid won the Florida high school title setting a scoring record that stood for thirty years. Eric Guerin was born in Maringouin (Maringouin, Louisiana), Louisiana, in Cajun backwater country, twenty-four miles west of Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana). The son of an impoverished Cajun blacksmith, older cousin Norman Leblanc had become a jockey then a horse trainer and in 1938 the fourteen-year-old Guerin quit school to go to work


Mobile, Alabama

The Gannett Company bought the Evening News Association in 1986. Gannett had owned KOCO-TV since 1979, and FCC rules of the time forced Gannett to sell KTVY (along with CBS affiliate KOLD-TV (channel 13) in Tucson, Arizona and NBC affiliate WALA-TV (channel 10, now a Fox affiliate) in Mobile, Alabama) to Knight-Ridder Broadcasting (Knight Ridder) after just one day of ownership. Knight-Ridder Newspaper Inc. purchases from Gannett Company Inc. three TV stations in Oklahoma City, Mobile, and Tucson, PR Newswire (via HighBeam Research), February 19, 1986. In 1989, Knight-Ridder sold all of its broadcasting properties Palmer to Buy Knight Station, ''The New York Times'' (via the Associated Press), March 2, 1989. to separate buyers as part of a plan to reduce an accumulated $929 million debt, with KTVY going to Palmer Communications, owner of fellow NBC affiliate WHO-TV (channel 13) in Des Moines, Iowa (and former owner of what is today KWQC-TV (channel 6) in Davenport (Davenport, Iowa)) in September of that year. Palmer changed the station's call letters to the current '''KFOR-TV''' on April 22, 1990. Sweeping Changes Made at OKC Television Station, ''The Journal Record'' (via HighBeam Research), April 24, 1990. In 1991, Palmer Communications attempted to sell KFOR-TV to Hughes Broadcasting Partners, along with WHO-TV AM (WHO (AM)) and KLYF-FM (KDRB) in Des Moines; the sale was later aborted. Hughes Broadcasting Plans to Buy KFOR-TV, ''The Journal Record'' (via HighBeam Research), November 8, 1991. The New York Times Company purchased the two stations in 1996 New York Times Co. to buy Oklahoma City's KFOR-TV, ''The Journal Record'' (via HighBeam Research), May 15, 1996. after an earlier attempt by River City Broadcasting (which was in the process of being acquired by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, who had purchased then-UPN affiliate KOCB (channel 34) at the same time) to purchase the Palmer television holdings fell through due to FCC duopoly regulations which at the time prevented one entity from owning two stations in the same market (which would have been the case in both markets, between KFOR and KOCB in Oklahoma City and between WHO-TV and KDSM-TV (channel 17) in Des Moines). image 300px Hank Aaron Stadium from the outfield in 2009 (File:Hank Aaron Stadium.jpg) location 755 Bolling Brothers


Bahrain

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Saudi Arabia

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Japan

: www.trademinister.gov.au speeches 2009 090805_sydin.html title The Triumph of Trade Liberalisation Over Protectionism author Crean, Simon publisher Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade accessdate 23 April 2010 authorlink Simon Crean It led the formation of the Cairns Group and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.


India

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Australia

The Triumph of Trade Liberalisation Over Protectionism author Crean, Simon publisher Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade accessdate 23 April 2010 authorlink Simon Crean It led the formation of the Cairns Group and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.


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