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On 11 February in Asian history

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2017

660 BC: Traditional founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu, legendary born in January 711 BC and who, according to the legend, died in March 585 BC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu

806: Death of Shun Zong, Chinese emperor, born in 761
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shunzong_of_Tang

1160: Death of Minamoto no Yoshitomo, a Japanese general, born in 1123
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mny.html

1713: Jahandar Shah I, Mughal emperor of India (1712-1713) is murdered while in prison, born on May 10, 1661
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P066
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahandar_Shah

1826: Swaminarayan writes the Shikshapatri, an important text within the Swaminarayan faith
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikshapatri

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqmCyNlzAic

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1860: Birth of Vicente Lukban, Filipino general who died on November 16, 1916
http://www.lukban.org/vicente-lukban.php
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1476/today-in-philippine-history-february-11-1860-vicente-lukban-was-born-in-labo-camarines-norte
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Lukb%C3%A1n

Vicente Lukban

1861: Birth of Severino Reyes, Filipino writer who died on September 15, 1942
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-life-and-drama-of-severino-reyes/
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/925/today-in-philippine-history-february-11-1861-severino-reyes-was-born-in-sta-cruz-manila
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/articles/severino-reyes-biography.html

1883: Birth of Kobayashi Kokei, Japanese painter who died on April 3, 1957
https://www.adachi-museum.or.jp/en/archives/collection/kobayashi_kokei
http://www.google.fr/search?q=kobayashi+kokei&nord=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=-PL4Up_AFKne7Aab3IGgAQ&sqi=2&ved=0CCwQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=650

1889: The Meiji constitution is adopted and will come into effect at the end of November
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiji_constitution

1900: Birth of Josei Toda, Japanese educator, who has been the second president of Buddhist sect Soka Gakkai and died in 1958
http://www.joseitoda.org/
http://www.joseitoda.org/chronology/early

1908: Birth of Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic, author, and novelist who died on July 17, 1994
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutan_Takdir_Alisjahbana
http://adonlight.blogspot.fr/2008/11/te-biography-of-sutan-takdir.html

1917: Birth of T. Nagi Reddy, Indian Communist revolutionary, who died on July 28, 1976
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._Nagi_Reddy
http://naxalrevolution.blogspot.com/2006/09/legacy-and-history-of-indian-maoism.html

1932: Japanese troops bombed 19 U.S. Marines. Afterwards, the Japanese apologize for it, as the bombing was meant to target the Chinese and not the Americans

1942: Death of Jamnalal Bajaj, Indian industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter, born on. November 4, 1884
http://www.vandemataram.com/biographies/patriots/bajaj.htm

1942: In Singapore, battle of Bukit Timak, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bukit_Timah
http://historycontroversy.blogspot.fr/2007/11/battle-for-bukit-timah-in-context.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZBJ1dB55s

1947: Birth of Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikko_Matsuoka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoLLHtqQyK4

1947: Birth of Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese politician, 60th Prime Minister of Japan (2009-2010)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-HatoyamYk.htmlµ
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1892.html

1947: Birth of Johnny Manahan, Filipino actor, director, and screenwriter
http://alchetron.com/Johnny-Manahan-221057-W
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Manahan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1203430/

1954: Birth of Noriyuki Asakura, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noriyuki_Asakura

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4PwJPzbu4s

1958: China adopts the romanization system called hanyu pinyin for the Chinese characters (ideograms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinyin
http://www.alittledynasty.com/chinese-characters-and-phonetic-systems.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/862.html

1958: Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Zhou Enlai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Chen%20Yi%20(communist)&item_type=topic&sr=50

Chen Yi

1964: After France established official relations with the PRC, The Republic of China (Taiwan) breaks off diplomatic relations with France

1967: Death of Tran Tu Binh, Vietnamese general and politician, born in 1907
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_T%E1%BB%AD_B%C3%ACnhb
http://www.liquisearch.com/tran_tu_binh/biography/military_and_political_career

1968: Death of Deendayal Upadhyaya, Indian journalist, economist, and politician, born on September 25, 1916
http://indiafacts.co.in/pandit-deendayal-upadhyay-tribute-gentle-giant-2/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-february-1968-deendayal-upadhyaya-activist-and-economist-died
http://www.bjp.org/pandit-deendayal-upadhyaya

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43SlpJi1R5Q

1970: Japan launches Ohsumi, its first satellite, and it had made a complete revolution around the earth. This achievement made Japan the worlds “fourth space power”, after the Soviet Union (1957), the United States (1958), and France (1965)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-worlds-fourth-space-power
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/whyutokyo/hongo_hi_009.html

1973: Birth of Jeon Do-yeon, Korean actress
http://koreanfilm.org/actors.html#jeondy
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Jeon_Do-yeon.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbeM96B6bdc

1973: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0212.html#article

1974: Violent bombardment of Phnom Penh by the Khmer rouge,140 dead and 250 wounded

1977: Death of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, president of India since August 24, 1974. Basappa Banappa Jatti becomes acting president
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/ahmed.html
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed.html

1978: The People’s Republic of China lifts a ban on works by Aristote, Shakespeare and Dickens

1982: Death of Takashi Shimura, Japanese actor, born on March 12, 1905
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793766/bio

1983: Birth of Huang Shengyi, Chinese actress
http://www.danwei.org/media_and_advertising/a_magazine_and_movie_scandal_f.php
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/huang_eva.htm
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/02/13/eva-huang-shengyi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd5Nm24zOns

1986: Murder of Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer and civil servant, born in October 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelio_Javier
http://indiohistorian.tumblr.com/post/139106487461/the-assassination-of-evelio-javier-a-few-minutes


 

1987: Philippines new democratic constitution goes into effect
http://www.chanrobles.com/philsupremelaw1.htm

1990: Birth of Go Ara, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_Ara
http://www.squidoo.com/go-ara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C77X9Mj5Xos&feature=related

1993: Death of Kamal Amrohi, Indian director and screenwriter, born on January 17, 1918
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kamal-amrohi-1473555.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal_Amrohi

Kamal Amrohi

2008: East Timor president, and Peace Nobel Prize, Ramos Horta is wounded in an attack led by rebel leader Alfredo Neinabo who died in the action
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/02/11/2159179.htm

2010: Chinese court denies appeal by jailed activist Liu Xiaobo
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/12/world/asia/12dissident.html

2012: Myanmar opposition icon Suu Kyi met by thousands of supporters at first appearance in township where she will run for parliament
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/02/2012211141315166558.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16995657

2013: The US military start to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said

2013: Death of D. Vinayachandran, Indian poet and educator, born on May 13 1946
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/d._vinayachandran-profile-5960-25.htm
http://johnyml.blogspot.fr/2013/02/dvinayachandran-touched-by-poetry.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZYB5miEdlg

2014: China and Taiwan hold their first official talks in more than six decades, agreeing to open representative offices in a two-hour meeting hailed by both sides as a new chapter in their relationship.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10631210/China-and-Taiwan-plan-to-open-offices-after-first-official-talks.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26129171
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/11/china-and-taiwan-begin-historic-high-level-talks/

2014: Taiwan’s defence minister Yen Ming is visiting Singapore to shore up military relations which were reportedly damaged after his predecessor’s visit in 2012 was publicly disclosed
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2014/02/12/400406/Defense-Minister.htm

2014: A Spanish court has issued international arrest warrants for several former Chinese leaders, including retired President Jiang Zemin, as part of an investigation into alleged genocide in Tibet
http://asiancorrespondent.com/119450/spain-court-signs-ex-chinese-leaders-arrest-warrants/

2015: Rohingya Muslims will not be able to vote in Myanmar’s referendum after the prime minister withdrew temporary voting rights following protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31421179

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: National Foundation Day

Philippines: Evelio Javier Day (Panay Island)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2017

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1932: Japanese troops bombed 19 U.S. Marines. Afterwards, the Japanese apologize for it, as the bombing was meant to target the Chinese and not the Americans

1942: In Singapore, battle of Bukit Timak, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bukit_Timah
http://historycontroversy.blogspot.fr/2007/11/battle-for-bukit-timah-in-context.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZBJ1dB55s

1964: After France established official relations with the PRC, The Republic of China (Taiwan) breaks off diplomatic relations with France

1973: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0212.html#article

1974: Violent bombardment of Phnom Penh by the Khmer rouge,140 dead and 250 wounded

2013: The US military has started to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said

2014: China and Taiwan held their first official talks in more than six decades on Tuesday, agreeing to open representative offices in a two-hour meeting hailed by both sides as a new chapter in their relationship.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10631210/China-and-Taiwan-plan-to-open-offices-after-first-official-talks.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26129171
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/11/china-and-taiwan-begin-historic-high-level-talks/

2014: Taiwan’s defence minister is visiting Singapore to shore up military relations which were reportedly damaged after his predecessor’s visit in 2012 was publicly disclosed
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2014/02/12/400406/Defense-Minister.htm

On 11 February in South Asian history

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2017

1713: Jahandar Shah I, Mughal emperor of India (1712-1713) is murdered while in prison, born on May 10, 1661
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P066

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahandar_Shah

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1917: Birth of T. Nagi Reddy, Indian Communist revolutionary, who died on July 28, 1976
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._Nagi_Reddy
http://naxalrevolution.blogspot.com/2006/09/legacy-and-history-of-indian-maoism.html

1942: Death of Jamnalal Bajaj, Indian industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter, born on. November 4, 1884
http://www.vandemataram.com/biographies/patriots/bajaj.htm

1968: Death of Deendayal Upadhyaya, Indian journalist, economist, and politician, born on September 25, 1916
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-february-1968-deendayal-upadhyaya-activist-and-economist-died
http://www.bjp.org/pandit-deendayal-upadhyaya

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43SlpJi1R5Q

1977: Death of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, president of India since August 24, 1974. Basappa Banappa Jatti becomes acting president
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/ahmed.html

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed.html

1993: Death of Kamal Amrohi, Indian director and screenwriter, born on January 17, 1918
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kamal-amrohi-1473555.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal_Amrohi

Kamal Amrohi

2013: The US military has started to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said

2013: Death of D. Vinayachandran, Indian poet and educator, born on May 13 1946
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/d._vinayachandran-profile-5960-25.htm
http://johnyml.blogspot.fr/2013/02/dvinayachandran-touched-by-poetry.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZYB5miEdlg

On 11 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2017

1860: Birth of Vicente Lukban, Filipino general who died on November 16, 1916
http://www.lukban.org/vicente-lukban.php
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/1476/today-in-philippine-history-february-11-1860-vicente-lukban-was-born-in-labo-camarines-norte
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicente_Lukb%C3%A1n

Vicente Lukban

1861: Birth of Severino Reyes, Filipino writer who died on September 15, 1942
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-life-and-drama-of-severino-reyes/
http://kahimyang.info/kauswagan/articles/925/today-in-philippine-history-february-11-1861-severino-reyes-was-born-in-sta-cruz-manila
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/articles/severino-reyes-biography.html

1908: Birth of Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic, author, and novelist who died on July 17, 1994
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutan_Takdir_Alisjahbana
http://adonlight.blogspot.fr/2008/11/te-biography-of-sutan-takdir.html

1942: In Singapore, battle of Bukit Timak, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bukit_Timah
http://historycontroversy.blogspot.fr/2007/11/battle-for-bukit-timah-in-context.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZBJ1dB55s

1947: Birth of Johnny Manahan, Filipino actor, director, and screenwriter
http://alchetron.com/Johnny-Manahan-221057-W
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Manahan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1203430/

1967: Death of Tran Tu Binh, Vietnamese general and politician, born in 1907
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_T%E1%BB%AD_B%C3%ACnhb
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tran-Tu-Binh/123418907702912

1973: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0212.html#article

1974: Violent bombardment of Phnom Penh by the Khmer rouge,140 dead and 250 wounded

1986: Murder of Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer and civil servant, born in October 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelio_Javier
http://indiohistorian.tumblr.com/post/139106487461/the-assassination-of-evelio-javier-a-few-minutes




1987: Philippines new democratic constitution goes into effect
http://www.chanrobles.com/philsupremelaw1.htm

2008: East Timor president, and Peace Nobel Prize, Ramos Horta is wounded in an attack led by rebel leader Alfredo Neinabo who died in the action
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/02/11/2159179.htm

2012: Myanmar opposition icon Suu Kyi met by thousands of supporters at first appearance in township where she will run for parliament
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/02/2012211141315166558.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16995657

 

Celebtrations

Philippines: Evelio Javier Day (Panay Island)

On 11 February in Japan’s history

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on February 11, 2017

660 BC: Traditional founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu, legendary born in January 711 BC and who who, according to the legend, died in March 585 BC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu

1160: Death of Minamoto no Yoshitomo, a Japanese general, born in 1123
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mny.html

1883: Birth of Kobayashi Kokei, Japanese painter who died on April 3, 1957
https://www.adachi-museum.or.jp/en/archives/collection/kobayashi_kokei
http://www.google.fr/search?q=kobayashi+kokei&nord=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=-PL4Up_AFKne7Aab3IGgAQ&sqi=2&ved=0CCwQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=650

1889: The Meiji constitution is adopted and will come into effect at the end of November
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meiji_constitution

1900: Birth of Josei Toda, Japanese educator, who has been the second president of Buddhist sect Soka Gakkai and died in 1958
http://www.joseitoda.org/
http://www.joseitoda.org/chronology/early

1932: Japanese troops bombed 19 U.S. Marines. Afterwards, the Japanese apologize for it, as the bombing was meant to target the Chinese and not the Americans

1942: In Singapore, battle of Bukit Timah, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bukit_Timah
http://historycontroversy.blogspot.fr/2007/11/battle-for-bukit-timah-in-context.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZBJ1dB55s

1947: Birth of Kikko Matsuoka, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kikko_Matsuok

 

1947: Birth of Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese politician, 60th Prime Minister of Japan (2009-2010)http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-HatoyamYk.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1892.html

1954: Birth of Noriyuki Asakura, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noriyuki_Asakura

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4PwJPzbu4s

1970: Japan launches Ohsumi, its first satellite, and it had made a complete revolution around the earth. This achievement made Japan the worlds “fourth space power”, after the Soviet Union (1957), the United States (1958), and France (1965)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-worlds-fourth-space-power
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/whyutokyo/hongo_hi_009.html

1982: Death of Takashi Shimura, Japanese actor, born on March 12, 1905
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793766/bio

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: National Foundation Day

On 11 February in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on February 11, 2017

806: Death of Shun Zong, Chinese emperor, born in 761
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shunzong_of_Tang

1958: China adopts the romanization system called hanyu pinyin for the Chinese characters (ideograms)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinyin
http://www.alittledynasty.com/chinese-characters-and-phonetic-systems.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/862.html

1958: Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Zhou Enlai as Chinese Minister of Foreign Affair
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Chen%20Yi%20(communist)&item_type=topic&sr=50

Chen Yi

1964: After France established official relations with the PRC, The Republic of China (Taiwan) breaks off diplomatic relations with France

1978: The People’s Republic of China lifts a ban on works by Aristote, Shakespeare and Dickens

1983: Birth of Huang Shengyi, Chinese actress
http://www.danwei.org/media_and_advertising/a_magazine_and_movie_scandal_f.php
http://www.lovehkfilm.com/people/huang_eva.htm
http://yummycelebrities.com/2007/02/13/eva-huang-shengyi/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd5Nm24zOns

2010: Chinese Court Denies Appeal by Jailed Activist Liu Xiaobo
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/12/world/asia/12dissident.html

2014: China and Taiwan held their first official talks in more than six decades on Tuesday, agreeing to open representative offices in a two-hour meeting hailed by both sides as a new chapter in their relationship.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10631210/China-and-Taiwan-plan-to-open-offices-after-first-official-talks.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26129171
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/11/china-and-taiwan-begin-historic-high-level-talks/

2014: Taiwan’s defence minister is visiting Singapore to shore up military relations which were reportedly damaged after his predecessor’s visit in 2012 was publicly disclosed
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2014/02/12/400406/Defense-Minister.htm

2014: A Spanish court has issued international arrest warrants for several former Chinese leaders, including retired President Jiang Zemin, as part of an investigation into alleged genocide in Tibet
http://asiancorrespondent.com/119450/spain-court-signs-ex-chinese-leaders-arrest-warrants/