Nadar


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Na·dar

 (nä-där′) Originally Gaspard-Félix Tournachon. 1820-1910.
French photographer known for his aerial views of Paris and his portraits of figures in the arts, including Édouard Manet and Charles Baudelaire.
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Nadar

(French nadar)
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(Biography) real name Gaspard Félix Tournachon. 1820–1910, French photographer, writer, and caricaturist: noted for his portrait photographs of artists and writers and for taking the first aerial photographs (1858)
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According to security sources, the IED bomb, which was planted by terrorists on roadside at Nadar Khan village in Tehsil Landi Kotal of Khyber Agency blasted, martyring two FC troops and injuring seven others.
The three arrested sabuteurs were identified as Amjad ur Rehan, Nadar and Ahsan Baddah all residents of Mohammed Khajawja area Hangu city.
1586: Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe 1794: French Revolutionary leader Maximilien Robespierre and 22 other leaders of "the Terror" are guillotined 1858: The first ever aerial photo is taken (from a balloon) by French photographer Nadar 1900: The hamburger is created by Louis Lassing, in Connecticut 1933: The first singing telegram is delivered in New York 1938: The Cunard-White Star liner, Mauretania, is launched at Birkenhead 1954: On the Waterfront, starring Marlon Brando, is released 1959: The UK starts using postal codes 1988: Paddy Ashdown, right, is elected the first leader of the new Social and Liberal Democrat Party, later the Lib Dems 2008: Weston-super-Mare's Grand Pier burns down for the second time in 80 years
The remodelling of the school was carried out using the funds donated by HCL founder Shiv Nadar who is an alumnus of the school.
Flanked by SP investigation Nazir Khan, the DPO said that Pir Mohammad was an accomplice of the main accused Nadar Khan and nominated in the triple murder case.
SDO Wapda construction Sultan Rasheed Wapda xen, SDO Shah Jahan resident of Charsadda, Nadar Khan grid station, PTI members, workers and supporters were present on the occasion.
The confiscated lemons were auctioned in fruit market in presence of Assistant Commissioner Nadar Khan and Assistant Food Controller Khalid Khan and Food Inspector Bilal Khan.
Raul Supiter, city police direc-tor, identified the victim as Francis Nadar, 40, who formerly served as municipal treasurer of Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat.