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Russian miner plans LSE float

first_img Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteUndoDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionUndothedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comUndoLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsUndo KCS-content Show Comments ▼ Wednesday 12 January 2011 8:47 pm More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sharecenter_img Russian miner plans LSE float Tags: NULL Russian coal and iron ore miner OAO Koks said yesterday it plans to float in London raising £400m to expand its operations.The Siberian based firm, which is controlled by Boris Zubitsky and his family, plans to offer shares and global depositary receipts in the business in Moscow and London.The firm said in 2009 it made a profit of 4.6bn roubles (£96m) on sales of 27bn roubles. It added: “The proposed IPO represents the next logical step in Koks Group’s development. It will enable us to increase the level of self-sufficiency in obtaining key raw materials.” whatsapp whatsapplast_img read more

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Uprise Champions Cup joins Esports Integrity Commission

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Chief business development officer at UCC Andrei Mikheev added: “UCC is glad to have joined ESIC as a member and will continue to host its esports tournaments based on the principles of fair sports competition. As a member of ESIC, UCC will look to maintain the integrity of its competitions, as well as feeding into the wider battle against corruption and match manipulation in professional tournaments. Topics: Esports esports betting esports regulation ESIC recently demonstrated its powers, issuing bans of varying length between 4 months and 3 years in September, to over 30 professional Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) coaches found guilty of exploiting the game’s so-called ‘spectator bug’, giving their teams an unfair advantage over competitors. Uprise Champions Cup joins Esports Integrity Commission UCC has organised over 700 esports tournmanents, generating upwards of 200m views on streaming platforms such as Azubu, Hitbox and Twitch. As with all ESIC member tournament operators, UCC will now be bound by ESIC’s Integrity Programme, as well as an obligation to recognise and honour ESIC’s sanctions. In October, 7 professional CS:GO players also faced bans of 12 months in length for betting on CS:GO matches, including matches in which they were competing. “In doing so, UCC joins the broader fight against bad actors posing threats to competitive integrity in the industry.”center_img Email Address “UCC is committed to honoring ESIC’s Integrity Program and sanctions and will offer its support to ESIC whenever possible.” Esports tournament operator the Uprise Champions Cup (UCC) has officially joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC), marking an important step in its development to become an organisation using internationally recognised integrity codes and regulations. Tags: Esports Integrity Commission Uprise Champions Cup 9th November 2020 | By Conor Mulheir Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Esports “We are happy to see that UCC has officially become a member of ESIC,” ESIC commissioner Ian Smith said. “UCC’s membership represents its desire to professionalise and join other members of the esports industry in observing ESIC’s integrity programme. last_img read more

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Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria Plc ( Q12013 Interim Report

first_imgCement Company Of Northern Nigeria Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria Plc (  2013 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileCement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc manufactures and sells cement in Nigeria under the brand name Sokoto Cement. The company produces CEM II type cement which is used by the home building and construction sectors in Nigeria for making cement blocks as well as for plastering and concrete works. CEM II type cement is renowned for its high early strength, rapid setting and low heat of hydration which is ideal for major construction works. The cement brand name is taken from the founder of the company, the Premier of the then Northern Region, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto. It was incorporated in 1962 and started producing cement in 1967 to meet the demand for cement needed for the expansion of Kalambaina Plant. Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc was privatised and a member of Heidelberg Cement Group, Scancem International ANS of Norway, was elected core investor and technical partner in 2000. A Nigerian-based firm, Damnaz Cement Company Limited, became the new core investor in 2008 when Heidelberg divested its stake in the business. BUA International Limited acquired Damnaz Cement Company and became the majority shareholder in Cement Company of Nigeria plc and its technical partner. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Quality Beverages Limited ( Q32015 Interim Report

first_imgQuality Beverages Limited ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Quality Beverages Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Quality Beverages Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Quality Beverages Limited (  2015 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileQuality Beverages Limited bottles and distributes soft drinks and non-carbonated beverages. The company manufactures and distributes Pepsico brands for the Mauritian territory and operates as a subsidiary of Currimjee Jeewanjee and Co. Limited. Quality Beverages Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius’ Development and Enterprise Market.last_img read more

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Woodland Trust achieve their most successful raffle ticket mailer yet

first_img Howard Lake | 19 April 2004 | News  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis An innovative new raffle ticket product designed, produced and mailed by direct mail specialists Adare Halcyon has been hailed by The Woodland Trust as their ‘most successful raffle ticket mailer ever.’The Woodland Trust sends out seasonal raffle ticket mailers to its supporters. The responses and donations received following their Spring raffle mailer were exceptional, exceeding those of all their previous raffle mailings and the success has been attributed to the innovative new format.Adare Halcyon’s Direct Mail General Manager, Phil Teer commented “The new format mailer replaced the old style stitched book raffle tickets with a more cost effective A4 sheet of five tickets. This format enabled the tickets to be personalised with the supporter number, name and address and URN (unique reference number) so that data could be captured more effectively and removed the need for hand written entry of contact details on tickets returned without being completed by the supporter.The personalised documents could then be match mailed with the correct number of tickets allocated to the correct donor. Producing the mailer in this way ensured that 100% integrity could be maintained for the client.”more: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Gaming Woodland Trust achieve their most successful raffle ticket mailer yet About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Activists ‘die-in’ over budget cuts to HIV, youth housing

first_imgPastor Franklin Hobbs speaks from the steps of the Massachusetts State House while protesters stage a ‘die-in’ on Sept. 19.Sept. 25 — In response to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s murderous budget cuts to HIV, housing and youth services, protesters staged “die-ins” at the State House and a nearby busy shopping district in Boston on Sept. 19.Despite thousands of HIV infection cases in Massachusetts and hundreds of new cases each year, Gov. Baker used his line-item veto to cut nearly $3 million to HIV-related services from the state’s 2018 budget. Organizers called upon members of the state legislature to override these cuts, representing millions of dollars in services stolen from the oppressed.Protesters — led by ACT-UP Boston — leafleted and chanted. Then, each fell down “dead” in coordinated sequence, recalling militant direct actions of ACT-UP during its critical height in the late 1980s and early 1990 in response to the brutal, government-enabled HIV/AIDS crisis that claimed one victim in the U.S. every eight minutes.ACT-UP has also mounted demonstrations over the years to expose U.S. and European neocolonial pharmaceutical profiteers, who prioritized their bottom line over fighting the massive HIV/AIDS ­pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.Youth organizers in Boston — most are younger than the 30-year-old ACT-UP movement — expressed outrage that after three decades, a militant fight for HIV/AIDS and related services is still as necessary as ever.Accessing treatment for HIV is often insurmountable for those without insurance and stable housing, especially poor and working people, trans, Black and/or Latinx people. HIV infection rates are also high among people who use drugs and face that related stigma disproportionately under capitalism.Among the programs set to be completely axed by Gov. Baker is Youth On Fire, a highly valued Cambridge program providing beds, meals, overdose prevention and other support for LGBTQ youth and youth with HIV.An affinity group of ACT-UP Boston, called ACT-UP CLASS WAR — the Coalition of Local Activists and Seropositive Siblings formed to Wipe out Austerity and Racism — mobilized to raise demands beyond the call to urge legislators to overturn budget cuts.The CLASS WAR group called for securing housing as a basic human right and for ending Boston’s exploding luxury housing market, which has produced mass evictions of longtime working-class and poor residents. They also demanded full, permanent funding for Youth On Fire, as well as additional services that would provide housing for homeless people living with HIV/AIDS and supervised consumption facilities for people who use drugs.As of this writing, the Massachusetts House has voted to override Gov. Baker’s cuts to 2018 funding for youth homelessness and HIV programs, including Youth On Fire. It remains to be seen if the state Senate will do the same. Two other programs — Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (which includes help for people with disabilities) and support for section 8 vouchers — have not yet received an override vote in either chamber.People wait anxiously to learn the fate of these budget items that seriously impact their lives. One “die-in” speaker related that they might not survive the winter if the line-item cuts get pushed through.As true today as it was 30 years ago, in the face of capitalist austerity, “Silence is death.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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American Express Declares Dividends on Series B and Series C Preferred Stock

first_img By Digital AIM Web Support – January 27, 2021 Facebook NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 27, 2021– American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) has declared the following dividends on the Company’s Series B and C Preferred Shares:A quarterly dividend on the Company’s 5.200% Fixed Rate / Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Shares, Series B, of $9,325.22 per share (which is equivalent to $9.32522 per related Depositary Share). The dividend is payable on February 16, 2021, to shareholders of record on February 5, 2021.A quarterly dividend on the Company’s 4.900% Fixed Rate / Floating Rate Noncumulative Preferred Shares, Series C, of $8,753.75 per share (which is equivalent to $8.75375 per related Depositary Share). The dividend is payable on March 15, 2021, to shareholders of record on March 1, 2021. ABOUT AMERICAN EXPRESS American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at and connect with us on,,,, and Key links to products, services and corporate responsibility information: charge and credit cards, business credit cards, travel services, gift cards, prepaid cards, merchant services, Accertify, InAuth, corporate card, business travel, and corporate responsibility. Location: Global View source version on CONTACT: Media: Marina H. Norville,[email protected], 212-640-2832 Andrew R. Johnson,[email protected], 212-640-8610 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE SOURCE: American Express Company Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 01/27/2021 02:00 PM/DISC: 01/27/2021 02:01 PM Twitter Previous articleSpendEdge Releases Sourcing Procurement Intelligence Report for the Maltodextrin Market | Evolving Opportunities and New Market Possibilities Post PandemicNext articleBooksy raises $70 million to bring its beauty and wellness appointment booking app to even more salons and customers across the US, UK, and EU Digital AIM Web Support Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img TAGS  Local NewsBusiness Twitter WhatsApp American Express Declares Dividends on Series B and Series C Preferred Stock Pinterestlast_img read more

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Man due in court on Derry woman kidnapping charges

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterest A 21-year-old man is due to appear in court in Derry City this morning,  charged with false imprisonment, kidnapping and assault.It is understood the charges are in connection with an assault on a 19-year-old woman at Eskaheen View, in Derry, over the weekend.At around 5 o’clock on Saturday evening, she was put into a van which was driven towards Newbuildings.Police stopped the van a few minutes later and the woman was freed.Her injuries were not life-threatening. Twitter Google+ News Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers By News Highland – July 30, 2012 Facebook Man due in court on Derry woman kidnapping chargescenter_img Twitter Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Previous articleCouncillor calls on Phil Hogan to resign over expenses billNext articleCan’t Pay Won’t Pay to protest at Donegal County Council meeting News Highland Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

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Karnataka High Court Extends Interim Relief To PG Doctors Till Nov 30

first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka High Court Extends Interim Relief To PG Doctors Till Nov 30 Mustafa Plumber25 Nov 2020 6:10 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court has again extended till November 30, the interim relief granted earlier directing state government not to insist the appellants before the court (281 PG Doctors) should join their respective places for purpose of carrying out compulsory Urban service in terms of section 4 of the Karnataka Compulsory Training Service By Candidates Completed Medical…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court has again extended till November 30, the interim relief granted earlier directing state government not to insist the appellants before the court (281 PG Doctors) should join their respective places for purpose of carrying out compulsory Urban service in terms of section 4 of the Karnataka Compulsory Training Service By Candidates Completed Medical Courses Act 2012(KCS Act). A division bench of Justice B V Nagarathna and Justice N S Sanjay Gowda extended the relief after Additional Government Advocate appearing on behalf of Additional Advocate General once again sought time to make submissions in the matter. The doctors have challenged the compulsory One year Urban service rule for Postgraduate Doctors who had taken admission through Management and NRI quota. The doctors are also challenging an order dated August 30, 2019, by which the court had upheld the constitutional validity of section 4 of the KCS Act. The appellants have claimed that they have no issue serving under the Disaster Management Act, dehors the KCS act. The bench had earlier raised a preliminary objection to the maintainability of the appeal holding that as per the Karnataka Compulsory Training Service By Candidates Completed Medical Courses Act 2012, a candidate includes all students belonging to all quota. It had said “What is so superior to the management quota that you cannot do service for one year in the state. The service you will do is not for gratis, they will pay you.” Advocate Akkamahadevi Hiremath, appearing for the appellants had argued that when they had taken admission in the private colleges, the Act was stayed by an order passed by the court. Moreover, the brochures issued by the private colleges also did not mention this rule of doing the compulsory service for students admitted under the management quota or NRI student’s. She even mentioned that the students have paid lakhs and crores of rupees for their education and since they have not received any benefit from the state government the dictum of ‘quid pro quo’ would not be applicable in their case.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Council urged to end process of buying houses on private market

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook A Donegal County Councillor is calling on the local authority to end the process of buying houses on the private market, and instead concentrate on building homes.Cllr Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig was speaking at this week’s meeting of the Glenties Municipal District, at which members were told that 10 properties had been bought in recent months, with 23 acquisitions in progress.Cllr Mac Giolla Easbuig says the council shouldn’t be dependent on the private sector:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Council urged to end process of buying houses on private market By News Highland – September 18, 2019 DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleIndustrial action by school secretaries scheduled for FridayNext articleDonegal youth councillors support HPV vaccination programme News Highland Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more

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BOOKS FOR BABIES: Public library welcomes new books from TJWL program

first_imgLatest Stories By The Penny Hoarder The Book for Babies program honors the babies at their birth and also when they get older.The Troy Junior Women’s League donated books to the Troy Public Library in honor of babies that were born to league members in 2015. Pictured, front from left, Alden Ward and Lillian Blythe; Dana Sanders and Joseph Davis; Jana Brown and Brooklyn Rose.Middle row, Jordan Cox and Kinsley Faith; Lauren Cole and Chandler Margaret; Whitney Barron and Chandler Marie. Back row, Avie Medeiros and Mary Alice; Whitney Conrad and Caroline Jane; Nicole Godwin and Ann Scott.“Each book donated is labeled with the baby’s name,” Colvin said. “When the babies get older and come to the Troy Public Library, their names will be placed in the books donated in their honor and that will be special to them.”Colvin said each mom selects a book that relates to her baby’s personality. There is almost a year’s difference in the ages of some of the babies but already each one is “personality plus,” Colvin said. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Chandler Margaret Cole is always on the go so her mom chose the book, “ Babies Don’t Walk, They Ride” for her. She likes going for walks in the stroller and going to the farm. She also likes playing with her brother Witt. Chandler Margaret Cole’s parents are Lauren and David Cole.Classical music and dancing, top Ann Scott Godwin’s list of interests along with going for walks and car rides. She enjoys visiting her grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts and uncles. And,  there’s nothing like puppy dogs to bring a smile to her face. Ann Scott’s parents are Nicole and Garrett Godwin.“Love is a Magical Feeling,” is the book that honors Brooklyn Rose Brown and she loves magical things, like dancing and the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Already, she enjoys going shopping or maybe just going. Her puppies are her playmates. Brooklyn Rose is the daughter of Jana and Rob Brown.Chandler Marie Barron’s mom chose the book, “The Wonderful Things You Will Be” to honor her. Chandler Marie loves her mom and dad and playing with her brother, Landon. She likes sitting up by herself and also tummy time. Chandler Marie’s parents are Whitney and Jason Barron.Cars of all kinds and colors are fun toys for Martin Andrew Medeiros. He likes playing with cars and with his sister, Mary Alice. The book is mom chose for him is “You’re Here for a Reason.” Martin Andrew’s parents are Avie and Jordan Medeiros.“All We Know” is the book that will honor Kinsley Faith Cox at the Troy Public Library. Kinsley Faith likes playing with her sister, Addi, her doggie and her friends at school. She likes to smile, especially during her favorite fun time, bath time. Her parents are Jordan and Paul Cox.When Lillian Blythe Ward is older, she will recognize her name in “Next to You: A Book of Adorableness,” which her mom chose for her. She likes Elmo, sitting up, eating, talking … and pulling hair. Her dog is a favorite playmate. Lillian Blythe’s parents are Aden and Scott Ward.Colvin again expressed appreciation to the Troy Junior Women’s League for the book donations.“Children are the future of our library and we encourage parents to read to their children and it’s never too early to start,” she said. “Reading opens the doors to many worlds of wonder. There’s no substitute for reading.”The TJWL is a social/service organization. In addition to the Books for Babies program, the League sponsors canned food drives, adopts a family at Christmastime, participates in community activities and events and awards annual scholarships.X Print Article Book Nook to reopen Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skip Published 3:00 am Tuesday, April 12, 2016 BOOKS FOR BABIES: Public library welcomes new books from TJWL program Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Whitney Barron and her daughter, Chandler Marie, were on hand last week for the Troy Junior Women’s League annual “Books for Babies” donation to the Troy Public LIbrary. The books are donated each year in honor of the members’ babies born that year.The Troy Junior Women’s League has a long established springtime tradition of donating books to the Troy Public Library in honor of babies born to league members during the previous year.The TJWL’s Books for Babies program honored a large group of 2015 babies with nine book donations to the TPL children’s library.“We have nine babies this year and it’s exciting to know that these babies will grow up as readers because their moms know how important it is to spend time reading to their babies. They know, too, that learning begins at birth,” said Teresa Colvin, children’s librarian. “We appreciate the book donations from the Troy Junior Women’s League and their continuing support of literacy.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Like FOR OL’ REX: Bluegrass festival continues to pay tribute to the vision of its late founder The late Rex Locklar’s friends, Bobby Jackson, Pete Austin and Shelby Cardile are determined to keep Locklar’s legacy alive. They… read more The babies were introduced and presented with the books that had been selected especially for them.For Caroline Jane Conrad, her mom had selected “I’ll Never Let You Go.”Already, Caroline is an animal lover. She likes visiting the zoo and playing with her dog. She likes dancing, swinging, playing with friends and visiting her grandparents. Her parents are Whitney and David Conrad.“I Love You Night and Day,” is the book Joseph Davis Sanders’ mom chose for him. Joseph is almost always smiling and laughing. His likes to swing but his favorite thing to do is play with his sister, Allie. His favorite time of day is bath time. Joseph’s parents are Dana and Luke Sanders. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img read more

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SDL’s extraordinary year

first_imgSDL Property Auctions ended the year on a high note after achieving extraordinary results in the face of the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.As Timed Auctions continued uninterrupted on the company’s website, the National Property Auctions calendar came to a successful conclusion with another live-streamed Auction Event.The final National Property Auction of the year was conducted by auctioneers Andrew Parker and Rory Daly from the company’s head office auction studio, with enthusiastic bidding over the telephone and internet – as well as proxy bids – for a catalogue of more than 150 lots.Managing Director and auctioneer Andrew Parker said, “This was a fantastic way to end our calendar of auction events in a year which has proved our adaptability as a company. We have seen some extraordinary results – which is thanks to the support of our customers and the backing of a wonderful team of dedicated, hard-working people.”Bidders were undaunted by the prospect of carrying out a full renovation of 50 Rutland Road in West Bridgford, one of the city’s most desirable locations where the lot on offer was sold on behalf of Rushcliffe Borough Council for £277, SDL Property Auctions andrew parker online auctions auctioneers January 29, 2021Jenny van BredaWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Auctions news » SDL’s extraordinary year previous nextAuctions newsSDL’s extraordinary yearThe Negotiator29th January 20210122 Viewslast_img read more

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UK: BMS Launches Unique Laser for Repelling Hijackers or Potential Attackers

first_img Equipment & technology UK: BMS Launches Unique Laser for Repelling Hijackers or Potential Attackers Britannia Maritime Security (BMS) is launching a unique laser which offers the private maritime security industry a non-lethal option for repelling hijackers or other potential attackers.The SMU – 100 Laser Dazzler, which works both day and night at 800 metres with two square metres coverage, is designed to cause temporary blindness and nausea, with no long-term effects.BMS Managing Director Stuart Niven will introduce the weapon at the Ships & Ports Security session of the Transport Security Expo on 13-14 November at Olympia in London.“The Dazzler has been developed over a number of years by Paul Kerr, an ex-Royal Marine Commando and now Head of Development at our partner Photonic Security Services,” explains Niven. “Its unique pencil-thin beam is scanned over the scene to temporarily impair vision without any danger of long-term damage to either the user or the target.”The laser will penetrate sunglasses and, by scanning to cover two square metres, it affects all the people in an approaching skiff or boat. It comes with a mounting pole for use on a ship’s bridge wings, although it is also designed to be used by personnel on oil platforms and other maritime environments. Full training in using the weapon will be provided by BMS.“This unique product is key operated and intrinsically safe,” says Niven. “Conventional lasers use simple optics to generate an expanding beam and by-standers close to the unit can receive eye injury from reflections. This is not the case with the SMU-100 Laser Dazzler.“We are delighted to be given the opportunity to launch the SMU-100 Laser Dazzler at the Transport Security Expo as it attracts exactly the audience we want.”The SMU-100 Laser Dazzler is waterproof, low maintenance and the ideal product for deterring potential attackers without causing long-term damage.UK-based BMS specialises in best practice in managing risk, supplying escort vessels, protecting oil and gas assets and providing anti-piracy solutions. It was the first company accredited by Panama to offer protection on transits on board Panamanian flag vessels.[mappress]Press Release, November 26, 2013; Image: BMS Share this articlecenter_img November 26, 2013 Back to overview,Home naval-today UK: BMS Launches Unique Laser for Repelling Hijackers or Potential Attackers last_img read more

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USS Harry S. Truman Offers Education Opportunities

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) began accepting registrations for the Navy College Program for Afloat College Education Distance Learning (NCPACE-DL) placement tests, June 16, offering Sailors an opportunity to take college courses while underway.NCPACE-DL provides both officers and enlisted Sailors with the opportunity to complete undergraduate and graduate courses while at sea. The program also offers options for Sailors to earn an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.NCPACE-DL briefs aboard Truman are scheduled monthly and registration is offered at those times.Image: US Navy Authorities View post tag: Education Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Harry S. Truman Offers Education Opportunities USS Harry S. Truman Offers Education Opportunitiescenter_img View post tag: USS Harry S. Truman View post tag: americas View post tag: Naval June 22, 2015 Share this articlelast_img read more

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first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare “LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOX”Joe Wallace is the author of the forthcoming book called Living Outside the Box that took its inspiration from a series of situations where thinking outside the box never lead to action. Finally, in a moment of frustration, Joe uttered the words “what good does it do to think outside the box if you don’t have the courage to live outside the box?”   The title and the idea of this book were born with that statement.Excerpt from Chapter 2: Eternal Awareness“Some people seem to have an insatiable curiosity about what is going on around them.  Others are content to go with the flow and avoid the exercise of learning what makes their surroundings tick and more importantly what are the opportunities from the improvement that are literally right under one’s nose. The level of curiosity that a person has is directly proportional to the number of opportunities to enjoy life to the fullest or identify things within a particular region or ecosystem that are in need of improvement.The origins of entrepreneurship are the ideas and perspectives that people have and then act upon to create changes that often have profoundly positive economic or social outcomes. These outcomes can range from businesses that create wealth through solving problems by offering solid solutions to existing problems to elegant services that make human life better.Ideas and perspectives germinate in the minds of acutely aware individuals during the day to day activity of living. By the powers of observation and through a healthy feeling of discontentment with the status quo, curious visionaries identify potential solutions to society’s problems. When these visionaries have ambition, drive, and access to capital, sometimes they become entrepreneurs. When their ideas become successful products and services, the entrepreneurs and their communities can accumulate wealth and enhance the quality of life.”Author Bio:Joe Wallace is CEO and Chief Innovation Officer of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership that operates the Palm Springs Innovation Hub where he also serves as the founding Managing Director. Wallace entered the world of mentoring entrepreneurs and businesses serving as the founding President and CEO of the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville and Innovation Pointe where entrepreneurship was the prime focus. Joe’s work has been honored with the CSU San Bernardino’s Spirit of the Entrepreneur Award, the R & D Top 100 Award, the Clean Air Award, and the Indiana University Growth 100 Award along with many others.  Over his career, Joe has been recognized as a creative leader who is not afraid to live his life outside the box.  Wallace was graduated from Stanford University with an MS in Mechanical Engineering and has earned technical certifications from both Harvard and MIT. With over 10 start-up businesses and experience mentoring over 100 others, Joe enjoys a reputation of a person with a depth of technical knowledge who applies common sense solutions that work to business and life.EDITORS NOTE: We highly recommend if your a CEO of a developing corporation this book is a must read for you middle and upper echelon management team!Joe’s book is extremely insightful and intellectually based.last_img read more

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The String Cheese Incident Welcomes Scott Sharrard At Scorching Summer Tour Closer

first_imgAfter a fun first night at the Kings Theatre, the String Cheese Incident returned to Brooklyn last night to complete their two-night run and their Summer tour to a close. The show was filled with thrilling moments, excellent jams, spot-on covers, and a high octane guest spot from Gregg Allman Band’s Scott Sharrard.Coming out of the gate hot, the band opened with a thumping, extended version of “Valley Of The Jig” that really got the crowd moving. The soulful and funky “Black And White” came next, and the band took that song out for a walk before segueing into a fun, Latin-tinged “Yo Se”. After a quick version of “Farther”, the band played “Sweet Spot”, a track from the band’s new SCI Sound Lab project. SCI kept the newer songs going with a fun take on the Kyle Hollingsworth tune “Stop Drop Roll” before finishing up set one with a huge, locked in version of their classic “Round The Wheel”.After a short break, SCI returned to the stage and immediately picked up where they left off. “Desert Dawn” was the perfect set two opener. After a spirited run through the song’s form, the band performed easily the jam of the night, moving as a unit through several unique, progressive rock-like sections before bringing the song to its natural end. The impressive improv section was a true highlight in a show filled with them.After the raging set two opener, the band returned to their Sound Lab to perform another new track, “Get Tight”. After a short-but-sweet version of the new song, the band picked things back up with a funky version of “Rain” that gave the band another opportunity to stretch out their improv muscles, with Michael Kang coming in at the perfect time to bring the jam to its climax.Rhythm guitarist / singer Billy Nershi then stepped up to the microphone to introduce a special guest, none other than Scott Sharrard. Sharrard played the entire Allmans Family Incident with the band at The Peach Festival on Friday, serving as band leader as the band worked through a set of Allman Brothers classics. The band seemed to be loving the Allman Brothers musical vibe, and kept the party going with incredible versions of “Hot’Lanta” and “Southbound” that simply had the audience going bananas. Sharrard was particularly impressive, trading lead solos with Michael Kang in true tension-release fashion, creating an enormous amount of energy in the room. Anyone who was at The Peach on Friday was gifted with some bonus Allmans material, and anyone who missed The Peach was absolutely blessed to catch some of the magic from that performance. Sharrard and SCI also managed to slip in a version of “On The Road” in between the two covers, and overall created a huge, non-stop segment of musical magic.Watch “Hot ‘Lanta” below, courtesy of Gabe Sokker.Sharrard left the stage to raucous applause, and the band kicked into the evening’s final segment. Starting with “Way Back Home”, the band moved quickly into “Whiskey Before Breakfast” before landing on an out-of-left-field, set-closing cover of Led Zeppelin‘s epic rocker “Kashmir” that left the crowd begging for more.The band took a short break before delivering a three-song encore to finish their summer tour. Opening with “Honky Tonk Heroes”, the band then turned in a quick version of “Hobo Song” before creating one more opportunity to rage with their fans, bringing things to a close with a huge version of “Rosie” that had the crowd dancing all the way out of venue and into the streets of Brooklyn.After a great summer that saw the String Cheese Incident bring their carnival-esque live show across the country, the band capped off their summer with an excellent show that found the band truly locked in and in command of their collective sound. The fun covers, spirited jamming, and all-around positive vibes all add up to a band that’s currently at the top of its game.The String Cheese Incident will now take a few months off before they play three nights at Suwanee Hulaween this October.The String Cheese Incident | Kings Theatre | Brooklyn, NY | 8/15/2016Set 1: Valley of the Jig, Black and White > Yo Se, Farther, Sweet Spot, Stop Drop Roll, Round the WheelSet 2: Desert Dawn, Get Tight, Rain, Hot ‘Lanta[1], On the Road[1] > Southbound[1], Way Back Home > Whiskey Before Breakfast > KashmirEncore: Honky Tonk Heroes, Hobo Song, Rosie[1] Feat. Scott Sharrard on guitarlast_img read more

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Students, University respond to arrests

first_imgIn response to the large number of students recently arrested and incarcerated for underage drinking, representatives from the University and student government met with the South Bend Police Department (SBPD) this week.  “It’s the pattern to me that is of most concern,” he said. “We need to make sure that our students’ rights and their dignity is protected and that’s why we went down to meet with them face to face.” He added that it is not excise officers’ protocol to incarcerate people for underage drinking, but certain conditions may provoke it. Doyle asked students, especially those who are underage, to be “model citizens” in the community this weekend. Trent expects complaints will subside once the weather cools down because parties will move indoors and residents will sleep with their windows shut.  Indiana State Excise Police Commander Lt. Tim Cleveland said excise police will also be in St. Joseph County this weekend, but does not have plans to step up enforcement. Doyle said the University met with police because students repeatedly shared stories in which they felt their rights or dignity had been violated when interacting with law enforcement officers.  These meetings opened communication channels and resulted in small changes in SBPD procedure, Fr. Tom Doyle, vice president for Student Affairs said. The recent trend to incarcerate students — rather than issue citations — stems from the fact that police hold a certain amount of liability for students who are allowed to go home, Trent said. “There were lots of conversations we can work on within student government that can lead to greater changes,” she said. “As long as they’re in proximity to the car, there will be an audio account,” he said. “This is for the officer’s security and this is for everybody’s security.” “I expect my officers to be respectful of those that they’re citing or arresting, and likewise we expect those who are being issued summons or arrested to be respectful as well,” he said.  South Bend police officers will wear and activate body microphones, Doyle said. “We’re not in a situation any longer where we can just shrug and allow 50 or 100 students in a residential neighborhood to just disperse,” Trent said.  Trent said officers are responding to noise complaints and are “not trying to hinder or put a stop to the college experience.” “From our perspective, we’re getting calls from people and they’re saying ‘I’m trying to sleep and there’s a mob behind my house,’” he said. But Doyle also said there are two sides to every story and used the University’s meeting with police Tuesday as an opportunity to hear from the other side.  Cleveland also encouraged students to work with law enforcement officers and said “a little cooperation goes a long way.”  “If they’re not cooperative or they’re too intoxicated, then I’ll leave that to my officers discretion as whether to incarcerate,” he said.  Going into the first home football weekend, there will be 25 South Bend police officers patrolling the city Friday and Saturday night, Soler said.  “They have a very hard job to do and we understand that,” he said.  Doyle said SBPD was “receptive” and Soler agreed. She said student government plans to meet with police again within two weeks.  For example, if a group of people are stopped on Washington Street, two miles from campus, they would have a lengthy walk back to campus after being issued a citation and could potentially get into trouble. Police have also noticed younger students appear “profoundly drunk,” even when they have low blood alcohol contents, because of their lack of experience with alcohol.  SBPD spokesman Capt. Phil Trent attributes this change to circumstances, rather than a “conspiracy.” Trent said Notre Dame student off-campus housing used to be concentrated around Eddy Street and Notre Dame Avenue, as were the bars and night spots for students.  Now, students live in more residential neighborhoods and parties draw more complaints. Student body president Catherine Soler met with the SBPD Thursday night, and said the aim of this meeting was to decrease tensions between the student body and law enforcement officers. Both the University and police recognized the attention to, and punishment for, alcohol related violations this year is different than it has been in the past. “Our hope is that we can get through this weekend without significant incident or conflict, that we can start to build the kinds of communication channels between administration and students and law enforcement where we’re not so much in conflict with one another,” he said. Soler said the student body can expect an e-mail from student government detailing the meeting with SBPD sometime today.  “They are going to continue to do their job, but with a bit more of an understanding of the student’s perspective,” student body president Catherine Soler said after Thursday night’s meeting. “There is definitely going to be more discretion in the situations involving arrests and ticketing.”last_img read more

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Nathan Lane & Matthew Broderick Reprise Producers Roles to Send Up Trump

first_img View Comments Star Files Nathan Lane Matthew Broderick & Nathan Lane Bialystock and Bloom are at it again! Tony winners Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick reunited on Jimmy Kimmel Live to give The Producers a 2016 election season makeover. Take a look at their sendup of a certain presidential campaign, complete with musical numbers, “checkies” from Cloris Leachman and a whole lot of Trump masks. You can catch Lane on stage on March 7 in White Rabbit Red Rabbit and on screen in American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson.last_img read more

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Beautiful Buckwheat

first_imgBuckwheat adds nitrogen to garden plots, produces beautiful flowers and delicious pancakes.Each year I start my garden with grand visions of endless bounty. Something happens around the first part of July, though.By then, I’ve had plenty of squash and cucumbers, and even had a few choice tomatoes; basically, my stomach gets too full to keep up.Now, the spring vegetables are petering out, as well as some of those early squash and cucumbers. The stifling heat and humidity make going out in the garden almost impossible before 7 p.m.This year I have a plan to keep those garden beds from turning into pastureland. No, it’s not mountains of mulch or more hours with the hoe and tiller. It’s buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum).Buckwheat is an unusually fast-growing plant produced by commercial agriculture for its grain-like seeds. In the home garden, it is one of the best summer cover/green manure crops available.George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were some of the first American farmers to grow buckwheat, as they recognized its benefit in a healthy crop rotation. Native to Russia, the flexibility and adaptability led buckwheat to be grown on more than a million acres in the U.S. in the late 1800s.The grain is ground into flour and used in a variety of foods, from noodles in Japan to breakfast staples like cereal and pancakes in the U.S. I even had pillows made from buckwheat hulls when I lived in the tropical Pacific. The pillows are meant to be cooler because of the increased space for air. I never got past the crinkling noise I heard each time I moved.Buckwheat is easy to grow. Simply broadcast the seeds and lightly rake them in. A pound of seed is recommended per 500 square feet of garden space, or 3 ounces of seed per 100 square feet. You can’t really put too much seed down. Since it’s usually sold in bulk from the local feed store, it’s better to err on the side of too much. Buckwheat does not require highly fertile soils but will benefit from modest levels of nitrogen. Its many fine roots are well adapted to find lower levels of phosphorous, and when crop residues are returned to the soil, it becomes more available for other plants.Germination begins in about three to four days, and within 10 to 14 days, the ground should be fully covered with emerging leaves. This quick leaf cover protects the soil from erosion, retains moisture and shades out those dastardly weed seeds.Now just sit back, drink some iced tea and wait for the best part: the floral display that begins three to four weeks after planting. A large, dense planting will literally stop traffic. My neighbors tell me they always slow down to admire the 5-by-100-foot strip I planted along the roadside.The prolific flowers on buckwheat are a good nectar source for honeybees and other pollinators. The resulting honey is dark-colored and distinctly different in taste from clover or wildflower honey. The timing of flowering is also very beneficial to bees because midsummer is usually when there is less native forage available.Remember that those prolific flowers turn into a seed if allowed to develop and dry on the plant. If you do not want buckwheat carrying over into your next planting, cut the plants or till them under two to three weeks after flowering. Some farmers cut it and leave the plant residue on the surface as mulch, which will provide a premulched area for new transplants.last_img read more

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MountainTrue Brings All-Women Adventure Film Festival to Brevard, Boone and Asheville

first_imgMountainTrue is Western North Carolina’s premier advocate for environmental stewardship. Their staff and volunteers are committed to keeping our mountain region a beautiful place to live, work and play. MountainTrue members protect forests, clean up rivers, plan vibrant and livable communities, and advocate for a sound and sustainable future for all residents of WNC. For more information: No Man’s Land Film Festival (NMLFF) is the premier all-women adventure film festival based out of Carbondale, Colorado and on tour internationally. In its fourth year, No Man’s Land Film Festival has reached audiences in nearly every US state and has breached international borders with events ranging from Canada to Australia. A Woman Knows Her Place features extreme kayaking out West. The screenings kiff off in Brevard at Oskar Blues Brewery on April 3 with a free event that will feature a pre-show panel of women discussing their experience in the outdoors. Then on April 13, the festival will screen inside Boone’s Center 45 climbing gym. The Asheville event on April 25 will be the largest with an all-inclusive ticketed screening at New Belgium Brewery which includes indoor seating, hors d’oeuvres, a full-length film screening and your first beer compliments of MountainTrue. Weather permitting, films will also be screened for free on the lawn in front of the Brewhouse. Since the event is in late April, the weather could choose to be uncooperative, so MountainTrue encourages Asheville attendees toto purchase a ticket to ensure they get to see the films and to support the work of MountainTrue Vivid and etherial In Perpetual Motion is about the remarkable beauty when time stands still for just a moment.  No Man’s Land Film Festival – the premier all-women adventure film festival – returns to Western North Carolina for a second year, but this time with three screenings throughout the region. The Festival features short films about women adventurers who will inspire you with their tenacity and spunk – all interwoven to showcase the full scope of woman-identified athletes and adventurers. Tickets for all three screenings are available at In Mountain Bike Meets Painting, artist and mountain biker Micayla Gatto takes the viewer on a harrowing and surreal trip along ridge lines and down winding single track. No Man’s Land Film Festival Excites and Empowers “No Man’s Land Film Festival champions women in the outdoors. Through the film festival, we want to inspire women to lace up their hiking boots, strap on a climbing harnesses or hit the trail.” explains Julie Mayfield, co-director of MountainTrue, a Western North Carolina-based environmental conservation nonprofit. “Our mountains and rivers need more champions, and those of us who spend time playing in the outdoors are more likely to fight to protect the outdoors.” MountainTrue, a Western North Carolina-based environmental conservation nonprofit, is organizing three screenings throughout our region this spring and hope that the No Man’s Land Film Festival will inspire more women to spend time in the outdoors and, in turn, take up the cause of environmental conservation and protection. The NMLFF mission transcends the films presented, acting as a platform for powerful and progressive movement in the outdoor industry. For more information: Shirin tells the story Shirin Gerami who pursues triathlon while adhering to Iran’s dress regulations for women. Becca Droz plays hip hop on the Mountain Top in Hip Hop Gone Wild NMLFF celebrates the full scope of woman-identified athletes and adventurers, looking to undefine what it means to be a woman in adventure, sport and film. NMLFF champions women with grit, hustle, determination and boundless passion, investing them with the respect, support and media recognition they deserve. Through human collaboration, No Man’s Land strives to implement and inspire change in the outdoor, sport and film industries, while cultivating a deep interest in exploring the vastness of the planet from a woman’s point of view. last_img read more

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Bar’s annual fee statements are on the way

first_img Bar’s annual fee statements are on the way Members may now pay their fees online at Mark D. Killian Managing Editor Florida Bar members soon will receive their 2005-06 fee statements, reflecting no increase in annual fees and only minor modifications to the form.The fees are payable July 1 and are late after August 15.Members will receive one of two fee statements: one designed for active members and another for those who have elected inactive status. Annual fees are $265. Inactive members pay $175.“Members should be aware that the fee statements are two-sided and must be completed both front and back and be mailed along with their payment to cover their fees and sections joined,” Bar Finance Director Allen Martin said.Under the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, fees postmarked after August 15 will be assessed a $50 late fee. Members who do not pay by September 30 will be deemed delinquent. The delinquency may be cleared by petitioning the Bar, paying the fees, the late fee, and a $150 reinstatement fee. Online Payment Members have the option to complete their annual fee statement and pay their fees online via the Bar’s Web site at, an option exercised by more than 8,500 members last year. But to do so, members must first be registered on the Bar’s Web site. If you have not registered, go to, click on the “register” link and then follow the prompts. Instructions for paying Bar fees online also are includedwith the paper form mailed to your official Bar address. Challenge for Children Members also have an option to make a voluntary $45 contribution to The Florida Bar Foundation’s Lawyers’ Challenge for Children campaign to help bring the benefits of the law and of lawyers to the lives of poor children. The Foundation will dedicate Bar members’ contributions to legal assistance to children through grants to legal aid and legal services programs across the state, according to Bar President-elect Alan Bookman. (See story above.) Last year, Florida lawyers contributed more than $180,000 to the Challenge for Children campaign. Pro Bono Reports This year’s fee form again includes a pro bono section for Bar members to report if they have met the Supreme Court’s aspirational pro bono goals. The court asks lawyers to provide 20 hours of pro bono service or donate $350 to a legal aid program each year.A series of questions promulgated by the court appears on the fee statement, depending on what option the attorney selected. The court wants to know:• How many hours of pro bono service the lawyer donated and if the work was done through an organized legal aid program or on the lawyer’s own.• If the lawyer’s firm provided pro bono collectively under a plan operated by a circuit pro bono committee, with an indication of how much was allocated to the member.• If the lawyer has contributed to a legal aid organization in lieu of performing pro bono work.• Whether the attorney was unable to provide pro bono service or met the provision for being deferred.• How the lawyer fulfilled his or her service if done in some manner not specifically envisioned by the plan. Community Service This year’s fee statement again features a purely voluntary section that allows members to report the community and public service they have performed over the past year. The purpose is to obtain data to show contributions lawyers make by way of community service. Lawyers may voluntarily report whether they have provided service to the legal community, religious organizations, civic organizations, or other charities and the number of hours donated.The community service questions are separate from the court’s pro bono reporting requirements, and answering these questions does not constitute compliance with the required pro bono responses. Trust Accounting The statement requires that all lawyers indicate whether they comply with the Bar’s trust accounting requirements and the interest on trust accounts rule.answering the trust accounting question, members certify compliance with Bar rules that mandate, “All nominal and short-term funds belonging to clients or third persons which are placed in trust with any member of The Florida Bar practicing from an office or other business location within the state of Florida shall be deposited in one or more interest-bearing trust checking accounts in an eligible financial institution for the benefit of the Foundation.”The Florida Bar Foundation may be contacted at (800) 541-2195 (for in-state members only) or (407) 843-0045 to answer IOTA questions. Installments Members who meet eligibility requirements may pay annual fees in three equal installments. The first payment must be postmarked by August 15. To be eligible, members must be in the second or third year since admission to the Bar or be employed by a government agency in a nonelected position that requires the individual to maintain membership in good standing with the Bar. Only annual fees or prorated fees may be paid in installments. Section dues must be paid in full.The three payments must be postmarked by August 15, November 1, and February 1, 2006. The Bar will send statements for the second and third installments. A $50 late fee will be assessed if the second or third installment is received late. For more information on paying in installments, see Rule 1-7.3(c). Other Options Bar members also may join sections and the Out-of-State Practitioners Division using the fee form. The attorney’s current membership in a section is indicated on the form. To join other sections, members may darken the circles next to the section they want to join and include the appropriate amount with their membership fees. Note that several section have increased their membership fees this yearThe fee statement provides lawyers the opportunity to reduce their section dues by joining combinations of the Government Lawyer Section with the Administrative Law Section and/or the Criminal Law Section or the Administrative Law Section and the Criminal Law Section.Members may opt for inactive membership by marking the inactive status proclamation located near the bottom of the front page of the active membership statement and paying their fees by a postmark date of August 15. Active members may not elect inactive status online.Those who chose inactive status on last year’s statement will receive an inactive membership fee statement this year. It has many of the same features as the active membership fee statement, but does not allow the inactive member to join sections. Inactive members, however, can become affiliate members of the Out-of-State Practitioners Division or the Administrative Law, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law, Environmental and Land Use Law, and Tax sections.choosing inactive status, Bar members will reduce their annual fees by $90 and receive automatic exemptions from continuing legal education requirements. They will, however, give up a number of privileges, including the privilege to practice or advise on Florida law or hold a job that requires a Florida law license; to participate in the Bar’s certification program; to vote in Bar elections or be counted for purposes of apportionment of the Board of Governors; and to receive Bar publications, including the Journal and annual directory.Inactive members continue to receive The Florida Bar News. Inactive members who wish to become active again must call the Bar’s Membership Records Department at (850) 561-5832 or (800) 561-8060, ext. 5832. 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Embracing Apple Watch, Holograms, and Van Halen with BIG’s John Best (Part 1)

first_img 10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Get ready for another “fintech” adventure, as our friend and financial technology expert John Best, president and founder of Best Innovation Group (BIG), crashes our virtual studio — guitar and all.  John is actually a very good guitar player being in a band for many years and says he plays everyday as an outlet from his intense focus on financial technology trends, issues, and breakthroughs for credit unions.In part 1 of our chat (after our brief Van Halen tangent), John talks about how holograms may be the MSRs of the future — along with 5G high-def video playing a similar role for credit unions, Minecraft being the new digital Legos, Hololens demo at E3 2015, and the latest updates at CU Wallet. There’s so much more in this episode, as there always is with John — adding Apple Pay and PayPal perspectives to the discussion, as well.Always a mind-bending experience with John. So enjoy — and stay tuned for part 2 next week when we address Apple Watch potential, why CUs are the “ring to rule them all,” MCX, and more on CU Wallet and holograms. continue reading »last_img read more

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CBS: Tourist activity of the population of the Republic of Croatia in 2017

first_imgIn 2017, 43% of the Croatian population went on private tripsThus, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), in 2017, 1,6 million people or 43,1% of the Croatian population aged 15 and over were on at least one private multi-day trip.A total of 4,1 million private trips were made, of which 2,6 million (62,9%) were in Croatia and 1,5 million (37,1%) abroad. Most people traveled abroad to Bosnia and Herzegovina (20,8%), Italy (11,6%), Germany (10,9%), Austria (9,6%) and Slovenia (9,5%). The most common motives for going on a private multi-day trip are a vacation at sea (1,3 million trips or 32,1%) and a visit to relatives and friends (1,1 million trips or 28,3%).Most nights spent in non-commercial accommodation The population of Croatia made a total of 26,6 million overnight stays on private multi-day trips, of which 17,4 million overnight stays (65,2%) were realized in Croatia and 9,3 million (34,8%) on trips abroad. An average of 6,6 overnight stays were made per trip. On average, 6,8 nights were spent on trips in Croatia and 6,2 nights on trips abroad.According to the type of accommodation, most overnight stays were realized in non-commercial accommodation facilities (18,2 million overnight stays or 68,3%), of which 9,5 million overnight stays were with relatives and friends, and 8,3 million with own houses and holiday flats million overnight stays.Source: CBSThe average cost per trip was 1 kuna Total expenditures on private multi-day trips amounted to HRK 8,0 billion, of which HRK 3,5 billion (43,7%) in Croatia and HRK 4,5 billion (56,3%) abroad. The average cost per trip was 1 kuna.In 2017, 57% of the Croatian population did not travel, mostly for financial reasons In 2017, 2,1 million or 56,9% of the Croatian population aged 15 and over did not travel on private multi-day trips. The most common reasons for not going on private multi-day trips (possibility of multiple answers) were: lack of financial resources (55,2%), health reasons (25,6%) and lack of free time due to family obligations (19,9%).In 2017, 8% of the Croatian population went on business trips In 2017, 301 thousand people or 8,3% of the population of Croatia aged 15 and over were on at least one business multi-day trip. A total of 842 thousand business trips were made, of which 424 thousand trips (50,4%) were in Croatia and 418 thousand (49,6%) abroad.Source: CBS4,3 million day trips made In 2017, the population of Croatia aged 15 and over made 4,3 million one-day trips, of which 3,8 million (88,8%) were private and 485 thousand (11,2%) business.last_img read more

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Allders chooses McAlpine for £20m site

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COVID-19: Central Java students demand ‘creativity’ amid boredom of remote studying

first_imgAmelia Adiputri Diansari, a student at SMA 1 state high school in Sragen, said the apparent lack of digital literacy among teachers had become a major issue as the entire classroom moved into the virtual space as a result of physical-distancing measures.“Many teachers, especially the senior ones, are tech-illiterate. Since the study-from-home policy was issued, these teachers have had difficulty adjusting [to digital platforms],” Amelia said on Wednesday.Amelia, who serves as the head of Central Java Children’s Forum, was among the students from over 35 cities and regencies across the province who were invited to share their remote-learning experiences with Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo on Wednesday.The 150-minute online forum, which was held virtually via video conference, aimed to address issues that students have experienced since they started studying from home. Ganjar encouraged teachers to be more creative in designing learning modules to spark students’ interest.“The point is that [students] need . They need to see their teachers’ faces. Teachers may even assign students projects that they like, such as vlogs,” Ganjar said.According to a recent online survey conducted by the Central Java Children’s Forum in collaboration with the Central Java Child Protection and Empowerment and Population Control Agency, the majority of students are “bored” by the current learning method, Amelia said.“The survey found that 80 percent of students were bored,” she said.She went on to say that, in an unusual display of role-reversal, students have often initiated video conferences themselves to maintain interactivity in the classroom.Read also: Studying from home: Seven online learning platforms for studentsIn a bid to improve the remote-learning experience amid the COVID-19 pandemic, public television broadcaster TVRI regularly airs a full-day education program called Belajar dari Rumah (Study from Home) in cooperation with the Education and Culture Ministry.The programs, for all levels of education from pre-kindergarten to high school, focus on developing student literacy, numeracy and character and life skills.Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim said the program was the ministry’s effort to help students who faced hindrances in remote internet learning.”This program can help students who have limited internet access for economic or geographic reasons,” Nadiem said. (rfa)Topics : Under normal circumstances, teachers usually have the authority to decide how to deliver their lessons on various subjects to their students in the classroom.But the current COVID-19 pandemic has overhauled the old study process as teachers now find themselves under constant pressure to become tech-savvy with the current study-from-home policy. The scheme requires knowledge about the ins and outs of digital communication platforms – largely uncharted territory, especially for older members of the faculty who have been accustomed to markers and whiteboards.In Semarang, Central Java, some students have taken it upon themselves to spice up their remote learning experience, claiming that their teachers have failed to fully adjust to the all-digital reality amid the ongoing public health crisis.last_img read more

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Fewer Queenslanders applying for mortgages as housing market cools

first_imgFewer Queenslanders are applying for mortgages according to new research.Mr Luffman said the figures could indicate people were turning to credit to support their household and discretionary spending.“Given the current subdued growth in household incomes, and below-neutral consumer sentiment, it is understandable that Australians may be becoming more circumspect in their use of consumer credit products,” he said.Mortgage applications are a good indicator of homebuyer demand and housing turnover.It comes as Brisbane home prices recorded their slowest rate of growth in four years over the past financial year, rising just two per cent, according to CoreLogic. Fewer Queenslanders are applying for home loans according to new data. Picture: Chris PavlichThe finding comes after CoreLogic data revealed the number of homes up for auction across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth fell for the fourth straight week in the seven days to July 16.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoGET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERENationally, consumer credit demand rose 10.3 per cent in the June quarter, driven mainly by a surge in personal loan applications, according to Equifax’s latest Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index.Credit card applications in Queensland rose 4.5 per cent in the three months to June, the second largest increase after Tasmania.Personal loan applications also picked up strongly in Queensland — jumping 19.6 per cent during the quarter.Extreme inner-city renovationDo these five things before you make an offerBuyers with a bad case of FOMO Fewer Queenslanders are applying for home loans, according to new research. Picture: Brendan Radke.FEWER Queenslanders are applying for home loans in another sign the state’s housing market is beginning to cool.Mortgage applications fell 3.4 per cent in Queensland during the June quarter, according to credit reporting agency Equifax.Nationally, home loan applications were down nearly one per cent during the quarter.Equifax senior general manager Angus Luffman said it marks the second consecutive quarter of declining mortgage applications, signalling the start of a “downward trend” in all states.“Any debate about whether the housing market is softening should now be put to rest,” Mr Luffman said.“We can clearly see that, even in the historically strong geographies on the eastern seaboard, mortgage application demand is slowing or already in decline.”last_img read more

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Brash’s call on cannabis ‘dopey and dangerous’

first_imgONE News 26 Sep 2011Family First says a call by Act Party leader Don Brash to decriminalise cannabis sends the wrong message. Act leader Don Brash is calling for the decriminalisation of cannabis, saying prohibition of the drug has not worked. Brash told TVNZ’s Q + A programme policing cannabis costs millions of taxpayer dollars and clogs up the court system. But Family First spokesman Bob McCoskrie said decriminalisation tells the public, especially younger people, that small amounts of drug use is no big deal. “Brash also misunderstands the real harm that personal consumption of the drug actually does,” McCoskrie said. He said Act should instead be calling for better treatment facilities for addiction and mental illness. McCoskrie says a zero-tolerance approach to the use of drugs combined with treatment options is a far better solution. – ACT leader questions marijuana lawsNZ Herald 25 Sep 2011Act Party leader Don Brash is calling for thought to be given to decriminalising marijuana. In a speech on law and order to supporters in Auckland on Sunday Dr Brash said he had some serious questions about current marijuana laws. Clarkson joins call to legalise cannabisBay of Plenty Times 27 Sep 2011Former Tauranga MP Bob Clarkson has supported calls for the decriminalisation of cannabis. read more

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LIAT apologises for delays and cancellations

first_imgBusinessLifestyleNewsRegionalTravel LIAT apologises for delays and cancellations by: Caribbean Media Corporation – January 8, 2016 Share Tweet Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img 228 Views   no discussions Share ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Regional carrier LIAT, has apologised to customers for flight delays and cancellations in recent days.“I would like to extend my personal apology for the inconvenience many of you have been experiencing as a result of flight delays and or cancellations over the past few days,” said the airline’s CEO, David Evans.He said while LIAT has been addressing several operational and crewing issues the management has not been notified of any sickout or industrial action by any Union.Evans said the airline is seeking to resolve “all matters and restore stability to our flight schedule”.Earlier this week several passengers returning home after the Christmas holidays experienced flight delays.In response, LIAT’s head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown issued a statement on Monday in which he also said the company had not been notified of any sick-out or industrial action by cabin crew members.“However we have observed that a higher number of our cabin crew have reported sick but our Operations Control Centre is making adjustments to manage this and any other operational issues arising as is their function and role,” he then said.Brown added that LIAT had been in communication with the cabin crews’ union and was “naturally concerned” for the health and welfare of its workers.last_img read more

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Mbappe, Neymar clash with PSG chiefs

first_imgSuperstar duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have reportedly clashed with Paris Saint-Germain’s leadership, casting further doubt over their futures at the club amid speculation linking them with Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, respectively. Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More10 Amazing Characters We Wish Were Official Disney Princesses10 Greatest Disney Female Villains We Love Anyways10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket9 Iconic Roles That Could Have Been Played By Different ActorsYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hoot Loading… The two forwards reportedly have the same issue at PSG, with the French club seemingly not prepared to release them for the 2020 Olympic Games. According to L’Equipe, Les Parisiens have sent a letter to the French Football Federation stating their opposition to Mbappe being called up for the Olympics, while Neymar is expected to get similar treatment. Both players, though, are keen to take part in the tournament in Japan, where they could be drawn against South Africa’s U23 national team. The Olympics is not considered an official FIFA tournament, which allows clubs to oppose the release of their players. The main issue stems from the fact that both Mbappe and Neymar seemingly want to play in two international tournaments in the off-season after the 2019/20 club campaign ends. Read Also: Video: Ndidi, Vardy opt for boxing gloves ahead of fight for top four place In Mbappe’s case, that would be the 2020 UEFA European Championship plus the Olympics, while Neymar wants to take part in the 2020 Copa America as well as the tournament in Tokyo. This is the latest in what is becoming an increasingly strained relationship between Mbappe and PSG, with some of the club’s fans getting more and more frustrated with the 21-year-old’s antics of late. Real and Barca are said to be watching the situation from afar, and are reportedly prepared to offer PSG’s two superstars an escape route. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Goal: Quicker police action to emergencies

first_imgPhoto by Ian Paul Cordero/PN For next year, the PRO-6 expects morefirearms, patrol cars and motorcycles from the national police headquarters asthe PNP steps up its capability enhancement program, said Malong. The motorcycles would be released toprovinces and municipalities that have police mobility issues. For new police recruits currentlyundergoing training in Bacolod City, Malong said, the national headquarterswould be procuring short and long firearms The motorcycles and machines wereworth over P3 million. After their six-month training, theywould be assigned to the Mobile Force Battalion with others posted in municipalmobile forces. ILOILO City – The Police RegionalOffice 6 (PRO-6) received 42 brand new motorcycles and five5.56-millimeter light machine guns from the Philippine National Police’s (PNP)national headquarters. “We need to strengthen our mobileforces. They are augmentation forces ready to bolster municipal policestations,” said Malong./PN The light machine guns, on the otherhand, would be for mobile police units and police stations in rebel-threatenedareas. “The high-powered firearms andmotorcycles should help us respond quickly to requests for police assistance,”according to PRO-6 spokesperson Police Lieutenant Colonel Joem Malong duringthe turnover on Nov. 11 in Camp Delgado, the PRO-6 headquarters here. In August this year, around 400all-male police recruits took their oath as members of the PNP.last_img read more

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Vigil Held for Broward Teen Football Star who Committed Suicide by Train

first_img(Deerfield Beach, FL) — A high school football star’s death in Broward County is being ruled a suicide by train and is prompting his friends to confront mental illness. A candlelight vigil was held last night at Deerfield Beach High School for 17-year-old Bryce Gowdy, a wide-receiver prospect headed to Georgia Tech who committed suicide this week by standing in the path of a freight train in Broward County. His death came just days before Gowdy was to leave for college at Georgia Tech, which had given him a football scholarship. A DBHS teammate tells NBC 6 mental illness is very serious, and it’s hard for others to understand what someone might be going through. The death of a Florida teen football star fatally struck by a freight train has been ruled a suicide, officials said.Gowdy’s mom, Shibbon Winelle, said in a video posted to her Facebook page the teen had been “talking in circles” and asking “a lot of questions about spirituality and life” in the days before his death.She said both she and her son battled their own personal “demons,” alluding to mental health struggles.“I said, ‘Bryce, you have to dig within and fight these demons that you’re fighting,’” Winelle said.“I told him I wasn’t strong enough to help him right now, and I have my own demons that I was trying to fight.”She said the family had recently become homeless and she last saw him when she asked him to get her favorite blanket from the car.He never returned, and hours later his body was found near train tracks in Deerfield Beach.Georgia Teach mourned Gowdy’s death in a tweet posted by the team’s coach, Geoff Collins.“Our entire Georgia Tech football family is devastated by the news of Bryce’s passing,” Collins wrote.“Bryce was an outstanding young man with a very bright future. He was a great friend to many, including many of our current and incoming team members. … Bryce and his family will always be a part of the Georgia Tech football family.”last_img read more

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Lobster mini-season could be canceled

first_imgThis upcoming lobster mini-season is in danger of being canceled after authorities in the Keys wrote a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis urging him to prevent the event from happening.The village of Islamorada sent the letter to the governor stating their fear that the season would send an influx of visitors to the area while the number of COVID cases continue to rise.While Islamorada wants the event canceled in their area, Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker says that they do not plan to cancel mini-season in Palm Beach.Baker says she feels it is safe to continue because charter dive boats have been mandated to operate at half capacity.last_img read more

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Boys soccer Warriors, Wildcats earn league wins

first_img Tags: Bishop Luddenboys soccerWest GeneseeWesthill WG featured a well-balanced attack where four different players – Tom Shields, Jacob Sachar, Josh Rimauldo and David Puma – found the net. Nolan Merritt and Jesper Behr earned assists, with Alex Toumbarcis and Josh Farrell combining for 11 saves.Bishop Ludden, having moved to no. 11 in the state Class C rankings, reinforced that high status in last Tuesday’s 6-1 romp over the LaFayette Lancers, where Michael Gaughan again stood out.Already up 2-0, at halftime, the Gaelic Knights got away with Gaughan pouring in four goals and adding an assist. Mark Collins and Luke Infanti also found the net as Liam Mahar got two assists and Charlie Colella added an assist.At Tully two days later, Ludden again jumped out in front with a pair of first-half goals, only here that was the only thing needed to gain a 2-0 shutout of the Black Knights.Gaughan and Mahar earned the goals, with Colella adding an assist. Tully had plenty of its own chances throughout the game, but goalie Jim McGarvey turned back all 10 of the Black Knights’ shots.Solvay lost, 5-0 to Chittenango last Monday, and then struggled again two days later in a 7-2 defeat to Cazenovia, though Ty Martineau did score a goal and assist on Alex Wilsch’s tally. Jonathan Gonzalez Perez had 15 saves. Humbled on Sept. 16 by Marcellus when it was undefeated and held the top spot in the state Class B rankings, the Westhill boys soccer team fell to no. 13 in the state poll, but quickly resumed its winning form.The Warriors hosted Mexico exactly one week after the defeat to the Mustangs, getting away in the second half to blank The Tigers 4-0.A well-balanced attack included one goal and one assist from Bo BenYehuda, with Andrew Centore, Brian Kenny and Jackson Powers also getting goals. Will Delano added an assist. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story When West Genesee hosted state Class AA no. 12-ranked Fayetteville-Manlius last Tuesday, it expected to make the Hornets worry, just as it did to Baldwinsville a week earlier.But the Hornets had none of it, topping WG 3-0 as Cheech Pagano netted two of F-M’s three goals. Ziad Abdul-Malik had the other goal as none of the Wildcats’ nine shots got past Chris Szidat or Will Summers.This loss didn’t shake up the Wildcats too much, though, for on Thursday night it hosted Cicero-North Syracuse and unleashed its attack on the Northstars, not letting up until it had earned a 4-2 victory.last_img read more

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Trojans take their final stand at home

first_imgThis is it.For USC’s senior class, Saturday will be its last hurrah at the Coliseum. Although the season may not have gone as planned for the 19 players suiting up for the final time at home, establishing bowl bids and the Pac-10 pecking order will still be at stake when No. 20 USC (8-3, 5-3) takes on Arizona (7-4, 5-3) Saturday at 12:30 p.m.Saying goodbye · Sixth-year defensive back Josh Pinkard will be among the 19 seniors that will suit up at the Coliseum for the final time on Saturday against Arizona. – Mike Lee | Daily TrojanA bid to the Holiday Bowl could be on the line for both the Wildcats and the Trojans, pending the result of Thursday night’s game between Oregon and Oregon State. Both USC and Arizona could finish the season either tied for second in the Pac-10 or tumble down to sixth place.“We’re kind of feeling good about getting back on track after the two weeks prior,” USC coach Pete Carroll said. “We are looking forward to this last go round.”Safety Taylor Mays is among the seniors who will be playing for the final time in the Coliseum. Cornerback Josh Pinkard and offensive guard Jeff Byers will also be making their final starts after six years with USC.“It’s a great group of kids and we hate seeing them go,” Carroll said. “We’d love to send them off on a great note.”Despite securing two late touchdown drives against UCLA, including a controversial decision to throw a touchdown to redshirt junior wide receiver Damian Williams in the final minute, Carroll is still looking for more out of his offense. He said he was especially concerned with the team’s performance on third downs, where penalties and plays for negative yards kept the Trojans behind the chains.USC converted four of 12 third-down attempts last week and ranks 100th out of 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in third-down efficiency.“It continues to be an issue,” Carroll said. “Because of the long yardage situations, we gave up on some of them just to kick the football back. We have to improve there.”With junior running back Joe McKnight sitting out practice Wednesday, redshirt junior running back Allen Bradford could see an increased workload following a two-touchdown performance against UCLA. Bradford carried the ball 14 times against the Bruins and helped USC control the ball and keep the clock running late in the game.“We love him being part of the offense,” Carroll said. “So it wouldn’t be any problem for me at all to run him 25 times if that was the case in the game.”The Wildcats have experienced a rocky season in which six of their games have been decided by eight points or less. Last week, Arizona needed a last-second field goal to defeat rival Arizona State.But for all the progress that Arizona has made this season, USC remains one of the few great tests. The Wildcats have not beaten the Trojans in the last seven years, despite holding the contest close in each of the last two years.Arizona coach Mike Stoops said Saturday’s game would be a good measuring stick for how far the program has come.“Competing against USC, I think tells you a lot about where you’re at,” Stoops said. “I think you learn more and more about your team as you go through it. Certainly we’ll see how we match up with USC Saturday.”The Wildcats are still sorting our a series of injuries to several key players on their explosive offense. Junior running back Nic Grigsby is not expected to play Saturday because of a shoulder injury. Sophomore quarterback Nick Foles has a broken non-throwing hand but will still try to play against the Trojans. Backup sophomore quarterback Matt Scott is expected to see time on a handful of plays as a change-of-pace player.But even with the injuries, Carroll noted that the Wildcats’ attack was dangerous because of its versatility.“We have a big preparation in store here to get ready for this thing,” Carroll said. “They’ve scored a lot of points this year and done a lot of good stuff with their offense.”last_img read more

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D.O. Sports’ 10 best-written stories of the fall

first_imgCourtesy of SU AthleticsChris Fox turned Syracuse from afterthought to champion as the head of the cross country program, and even Jim Boeheim knows how good of a coach he is. “Boeheim would always say to me,” former director of athletics Daryl Gross said. “‘Chris Fox is the best coach in the department.’”When athletes look to transfer, schools have all the powerIllustration by Lucy Naland | Presentation DirectorWhen college athletes want to transfer to another school, their own college can hold them back, “blocking” their transfer to specific schools. This happened to SU softball player Baylee Douglas when she tried to transfer from her previous college, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.John Bonamego had his dream job, not even cancer could slow him down Facebook Twitter Google+ Part of The Daily Orange’s coverage of Syracuse Athletics — and more — this fall is the numerous features written by our staff. As the fall semester comes to a close, we compiled a list of our 10 best-written stories from the past five months. In this list are stories about the photo of a cheerleader that become the symbol of the Pan Am 103 bombing, the tale of former football head coach Scott Shafer’s return to the Carrier Dome and how Gerry McNamara is still beloved in his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.Read the whole list below.THE WHOLE PICTURE: How a cheerleader became the face of Syracuse University on the night of the Pan Am Flight 103 attack.Courtesy of Lawrence MasonIn the hours after Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, on Dec. 21, 1988, Syracuse played a home basketball game. At the game, cheerleader Catherine Crossland, now Catherine Hauschild, turned and embraced fellow cheerleader Amy Jo Eveleigh as then-SU professor Lawrence Mason snapped the above photo which would soon become a vivid memory of the tragedy.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textRUNNING IN PLACE: Eric Dungey has always said he will run less. Then he runs anyway.Jessica Sheldon | Staff PhotographerIn high school, Eric Dungey said he’d run less. Early in his college career, Eric Dungey said he’d run less. Before his junior campaign, Dungey said he’d run less. He didn’t.BEHIND THE NUMBER: The death Gabrielle Cooper’s father fueled her passion for basketball, which led her to become a star at Syracuse.Josh Shub-Seltzer | Staff PhotographerGabrielle Cooper’s father died in 2011, spurring her passion for basketball and setting her mind on wearing No. 11 to honor her late father. As the only returning starter for a Syracuse team two-years removed from a national championship run, Cooper will play a leading role for the Orange.Chris Fox molded Syracuse cross country from one of the worst college programs into a national powerhouse Courtesy of Paulette BonamegoJohn Bonamego had always wanted to be Central Michigan’s head football coach, but when he finally got the job he got life changing news: He had cancer. Never missing a practice or meeting, Bonamego beat cancer and was on the sideline as scheduled for the Chippewas and has been there ever since.Isis Young embraces her name’s roots over negative associationsJosh Shub-Seltzer | Staff PhotographerIsis Young is named after an Egyptian goddess, but recently, her first name has become associated with terrorism. Still, Young refuses to let the negative connotations of her name drag her down, instead choosing to embrace the roots of her name.Syracuse pulls off monumental upset of No. 2 Clemson, 27-24Todd Michalek | Staff PhotographerOn Oct. 13, a Friday night, then-No. 2 Clemson came to the Carrier Dome for a matchup with Syracuse. What ensued was one of the biggest wins in Syracuse’s history. The game stayed tight, but a few key plays — a late Cole Murphy field goal, a botched fake punt by the Tigers, a critical chain-moving run by Eric Dungey — swayed the game in SU’s favor.15 years after arriving at Syracuse, Gerry McNamara still beloved in hometownTodd Michalek | Staff PhotographerThere is little in Gerry McNamara’s childhood home to indicate he is one of Scranton, Pennsylvania’s, biggest stars. Elsewhere around town, like at Stirna’s Restaurant, McNamara is still idolized as a hometown hero.Former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer to return to Carrier Dome as MTSU’s defensive coordinatorDaily Orange File PhotoSyracuse fired Scott Shafer as head football coach in late 2015 after SU knocked off Boston College in Shafer’s final game at SU. Two years later, Shafer returned to the Carrier Dome as Middle Tennessee State’s defensive coordinator helping guide MTSU to an upset of the Orange. Comments Published on December 13, 2017 at 10:36 pmlast_img read more

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Maidens hopeful as they come up against Uruguay

first_imgBlack Maidens will enter the Bayil Stadium in Baku on Wednesday aware that only a win can keep their hopes of a second round berth at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Azerbaijan 2012.Ghana’s U-17 women’s team face newcomers, Uruguay in Group D after either side lost their opening game.For the Black Maidens, who are making their third-time appearance at the competition, they cannot afford to lose, having overcome the heartache of their a 2-1 defeat to Germany on Sunday.Mas-ud Didi Dramani’s side can change their destiny at the competition, a belief held by Ellen Coleman, one of the competition’s veterans and who is making her third appearance following her debut in 2008.“It [defeat to Germany] was our first game and we promise that we’re going to win our next game and get out of the group,” she said.“We have a lot of belief in our team and in our ability. Though we couldn’t get the win in our first game, we need to keep our chins up and believe we can beat Uruguay and China. If we can get out of the group, I think we can make the semis or even the final here.”last_img read more

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Goodness Ohiremen Ajayi strengthened FC Široki Brijeg

first_img(Source: A new name in lines of FC Široki Brijeg is a 21-year-old attacker, Goodness Ohiremen Ajayi.Nigerian international player is coming as a borrowed player from HNK Rijeka. The student of Academy of Abuja, arrived with only 18 years old in a club from Kantrid. He made his debut for the first team of HNK Rijeka against Istria on the 12th of July at the opening of the season 2012/2013.Ajayi is the 3rd big reinforcement of FC Široki Brijeg that arrived in the last seven days. Before him, the team of Davor Mladina was reinforced by Ivan Crnov and Ivan Sesar. Players of FC Široki Brijeg the new season in the Premier League of B&H with the triumph over team from Travnik, on guest terrain.last_img read more

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Thursday’s electrical outage caused by wire entangled in oversize load west of Wellington

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (2) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +1 Vote up Vote down G Sugar · 303 weeks ago Did this maybe happen on Wed? Report Reply 0 replies · active 303 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Mo67 · 303 weeks ago Was the driver ticketed for this?? Report Reply 0 replies · active 303 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Wellington City and Sumner Cable official erect poles west of town due to wire mishap Thursday evening.Sumner Newscow report — An oversized load getting caught on utility wires west of Wellington is the reason for the power outage at several homes on the northwest corner of Wellington.Around 7:30 p.m. or precisely the bottom of the first inning of the Kansas City Royal World Series game, the electricity went off and stayed off for about 30 minutes.Wellington Interim City Manager Shane Shields said a trucker had pulled off the side of the road on U.S. 160 and the top of the oversize load on his trailer snagged utility lines and breaking off a couple of poles in the process at the KDOT gravel pit a half mile west of Wellington.The result was an electrical outage in west Wellington for about 30 minutes. No other part of town was affected. Shield said the electric crew was out there with repairs for four hours. This morning new poles are being set.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

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Nina Vineyard, 90, Argonia: June 20, 1925 – August 25, 2015

first_imgNina VineyardNina A. Vineyard, of Argonia, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Harper Hospital in Harper at the age of 90.Nina was born the daughter of Sheridan and Hattie F. (Walker) Wise on Saturday, June 20, 1925 in Aurora, Missouri.On September 10, 1946, Nina and Charles Vineyard were united in marriage in Hiawatha. Together they celebrated 39 years of marriage before his death.Survivors include her son, Wayne Vineyard and his wife Kim of Wichita; son, Russell Vineyard of Washington D.C.; grandchildren: Wayne Vineyard, Jr. and his wife Sarah of Argonia, Brian Vineyard of Ellsworth and Amanda Hernandez of Wichita; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild along with many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Harley Vineyard; seven sisters and five brothers.Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2015 with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Funeral services for Nina will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 29th, 2015, in the chapel of Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.Interment will follow at the Milan Cemetery near Milan.A memorial fund has been established in her loving memory to Futures Unlimited. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.cornejodayfuneralhome.comArrangements are by Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington.last_img read more

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De Gea stars as Manchester United settle for Sevilla draw

first_imgSeville, Spain | AFP | David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their Champions League last 16, first leg against Sevilla in Spain with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.De Gea made two breathtaking saves to deny Steven N’Zonzi and Luis Muriel at the end of the first half at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, denying Sevilla a lead to take to England for next month’s return.Sevilla were the more likely side, with United offering little going forward despite the presence of Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata in their attack.Lukaku had a late goal disallowed, but United’s was the kind of cautious approach seen time and again in such games by Mourinho’s teams down the years.Their inability, unwillingness even, to get an away goal leaves the tie wide open ahead of the second leg, with United looking to reach the quarter-finals in their first appearance in the knockout stage of the Champions League since 2014.“The only moment where we felt relieved was in the last couple of moments of the first half when from a couple of our mistakes in possession they had a couple of good situations and De Gea made good saves,” said Mourinho.His team managed just one attempt on target to Sevilla’s eight, but Mourinho added: “Apart from that the game was even, but the statistics are what they are.“I really feel the result reflected what the game was — you ask me was it a good result, and I say it was not good and not bad.”Mourinho decided to leave Pogba out of his starting line-up, despite the Frenchman being back in the squad after illness had kept him out of United’s FA Cup win at Huddersfield Town.Fuelling the speculation of an uneasy relationship between Mourinho and the France midfielder, the United manager chose to select 21-year-old Scott McTominay ahead of Pogba in a midfield three. – Pogba thrown on –However, an untimely injury to Ander Herrera meant Pogba was thrown on after just 17 minutes of a first half dominated by the Spanish side.Sevilla, looking to make it past the last 16 of the Champions League after falling in their three previous appearances at this stage over the last decade, could and should have had a goal to show for their performance.De Gea made one good early save low down to deny Colombian Muriel, while Jesus Navas, impressive at right-back, fired just wide after latching onto Ever Banega’s cross-field pass.Stepping up the pressure just before half-time, Joaquin Correa’s shot from a good position was too easy for De Gea, but the Spain ‘keeper displayed all his class as he kept out headed attempts from N’Zonzi and Muriel from point-blank range, both saves requiring breathtaking reactions.The importance to United of not letting in a goal was clear — they had kept eight clean sheets in their 10 matches before heading to Andalusia, with their only defeats in that time coming in the two games in which they had conceded.And they were content to leave Spain with a 0-0 draw, continuing to soak up pressure in the second half and relying on Sevilla’s indecision in the final third.They were also aided by Pablo Sarabia’s inability to find the target from an inviting Muriel cross in the 73rd minute, before Lukaku’s goal was ruled out by French referee Clement Turpin for a handball as he controlled before shooting.“I am very happy with the character shown by the team,” Sevilla’s Italian coach Vincenzo Montella told Spanish television. “We have to be pleased with the performance. The 0-0 leaves everything open.”Whether Mourinho’s team should have been more adventurous will only become clear after the return in Manchester in three weeks.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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Islanders’ Okkie Kellerman Earns Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

first_imgThe Islanders (14-3, 0-0 SLC) fell at UTSA on Wednesday, but Kellerman was able to go 2-0 on the day, including a win at the top flight in doubles and securing the only singles point for Corpus Christi. The team returns to action March 20 to host UT Arlington at noon. Men’s Tennis Player of the Week – Okkie Kellerman, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Cape Town, South Africa Honorable Mention: Federico Boscarino, New Orleans. Kellerman joins teammates Thomas Rodrigues, his brother Francois Kellerman and William Mottet in winning four consecutive weekly awards for the Islanders. FRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Okkie Kellerman is the Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by Okkie Kellerman joined forces with his brother, Francois, to claim a 6-1 win at the No. 1 doubles slot to lead Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to a 1-0 advantage heading into singles competition. The junior from Cape Town, South Africa, went on to earn the only other point for the Isladners on the day by defeating UTSA’s Igor Cantanhede 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 6 singles flight. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

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Levy took money off Modric transfer after Zagreb boss asked for five shirts

first_imgDANIEL LEVY has long been regarded as a driver of a hard bargain.And he lived up to his reputation with a brilliant story about the Spurs chief’s transfer negotiations when he signed Luka Modric.1 Daniel Levy knocked off the price of five Spurs shirts when he signed Luka Modric from Dinamo ZagrebCredit: ReutersThe midfielder, now 34, moved to White Hart Lane from Dinamo Zagreb in the summer of 2008 for around £16.5million.But the Croatian side made one cheeky request: for five Spurs Modric shirts. Levy granted the request – but made Zagreb pay.Speaking to FourFourTwo, then executive director Zdravko Mamic said: “Levy is, in my opinion, the most capable negotiator in the world. I had enough time to experience it and appreciate him.”One funny story, but at the same time a story that shows how he protects the interests of his club, is that after we agreed the transfer of Luka to Tottenham, I politely asked for five of Luka’s jerseys.”Levy gave them to me, but the invoice for the transfer, €23m, was minus the value of the jerseys.”That was quite unbelievable to me. It showed me how to appreciate every penny a club spends.”WORTH EVERY PENNYLevy was determined to make every pound count in a deal which proved a major success.Modric played 159 games for the North Londoners across four seasons before Real Madrid came calling with £30m.In his seven full seasons at the Bernabeu, he has won it all – La Liga, the Copa del Rey, four Champions Leagues and four Club World Cups.He won the Ballon d’Or and Fifa’s The Best last year as he helped Croatia reach the World Cup final. But who knows if he ever covered the cost of those five shirts for his former club.Mamic also gave details of when Spurs tried to sign two more Zagreb players.He added: “I also negotiated the transfer of Allen Halilovic and Tin Jedwaj to Tottenham. My son was their agent and translator. We were sitting in Levy’s office, and sporting director Franco Baldini was there.Latest Tottenham newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerYOU KAN DO ITKlinsmann quit Spurs to win trophies but says Kane’s better off stayingTURBULENT PAIRINGDrogba and Mido had mid-flight brawl after stewardess prank went wrong”They offered €10m (£8m) and the secretary brought us tea. I told my son to thank Levy and to ask if I should have tea or go home.”My son didn’t want to translate that. Levy and Baldini realised that I was getting a little more aggressive and then I told them “you go all **** ** mother!”.”After that, we continued the negotiations and agreed on a compensation of €25m (£20m). Unfortunately, the transfer failed due to the insane demands of Halilovic’s family.”Jose Mourinho mocks his most controversial moments in hilarious ad including hiding in laundry baskets and books on voyeur in Arsene Wenger diglast_img read more

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It’s POC’s call: PSC won’t interfere with decision on Asiad delegation size

first_img“We leave the decision to the POC. The PSC shall support the team as best as we can,” said Ramirez after his meeting with around 30 sports coordinators of the Philippine Sports Institute at Philsports Complex.Ramirez said the PSC’s initial help would be to assemble a medical team from the PSI to assist all Asian Games-bound athletes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownBased on an earlier projection using gold and silver medalists in last year’s Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games as one of the criteria, around 150 Filipino athletes are bound for the Asiad to be hosted by the cities of Jakarta and Palembang.There are 57 athletes who accounted for the 24 gold medals that the Philippines brought home from Kuala Lumpur, including the Gilas Pilipinas men’s basketball team and the 20-man ice hockey squad. Sister Jean: Basketball’s Easter gift Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The final number of athletes, however, could reach 200 with the inclusion of the women’s softball team, which qualified to the Games by finishing second in the 2017 Asian Women’s Softball Championships.Gomez, president of the Philippine Fencing Association, is also considering the women’s volleyball team, made up of stars from the Philippine Superliga and Philippine Volleyball League, for inclusion.“We still do not have the final numbers, but there will be not much difference from the previous projection,” said Gomez.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism View comments Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Philippine Sports Commission is giving the Philippine Olympic Committee a free hand to determine and finalize the size of the delegation in the coming 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.PSC chair Butch Ramirez said they would respect the number and composition Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, the country’s chef de mission for the Games, would endorse to the sports-funding agency for the continental sportsfest that will run from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’last_img read more

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“We’re Grateful for Liberians Spirit in Ebola’s Fight”

first_imgThe two United States (US) Army generals who now replaced the other as commander of the U.S.-led Military Operation United Shield in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) across Africa have both commended Liberians for their resilience and positive  spirit in the fight to contain the disease.The two American top brass military personnel made the commendation over the weekend at the Barclay Training Center (BTC) in Monrovia at the official ceremony marking the Operation United Assistance Joint Force Command’s Transfer of Authority (TOA).At the brief but well coordinated occasion, the former Commander of the force, Major General Darryl Williams,  transferred authority to another Major General, Gary J. Volesky.  The transfer of authority was characterized by military traditional activities.The exercise was attended by Defense Minister Brownie J. Samukai, Jr. and U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah R. Malac, among other officials.Maj/Gen Volesky replaces Maj. /Gen. Williams, who led  the US soldiers to Liberia since five weeks ago.“The fight to contain EVD is faced with enormous challenges, but we are grateful to Liberians and other partners for their collective efforts to stamp out the disease,” the two soldiers asserted in their separate statements as they, to the delight of the audience,  exchanged colors marking the TOA. In a separate remark earlier, the outgoing commander, Maj/Gen Williams expressed gratitude to authorities at the Ministry of National Defense (MOD), and the Chief of Staff (COS) of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Brigadier General Daniel Ziankhan, for the “friendship and excellent” leadership qualities exhibited during his tenure, which sets the condition for onward operations of the U.S. Military.According to him, Operation United Shield involves the efforts of the AFL and the U.S. military team to build a united front in the fight against the EVD.For his part, the incoming Commander, Maj/Gen. Volesky, described the exercise as challenging since its  operations have to include the training of healthcare givers in the fight against the EVD and the manning of the various Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs) across the country.Prior to coming to Liberia, he served in his latest assignment as Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell. As the Army Service Component Command for U.S. Africa Command, the US Army Africa, Southern European Task Force (USARAF/SETAF) enables a full spectrum operation, while conducting sustained security engagement with African land forces to promote security, stability, and peace.As directed, USARAF/SETAF deploys a contingency headquarters in support of crisis response. USAARAF is America’s premier Army team dedicated to positive change in Africa such as the fight to contain the outbreak by providing their respective expertise.As of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), it provides the US with an unmatched expeditionary Air Assault capability to conduct forcible entry and other worldwide unified land operations in support of combatant commanders.    Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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69 Corrections Officers Plead for Pay

first_imgSixty nine Corrections Officers, who were recruited, trained and subsequently assigned to various prison facilities throughout the country, are seeking intervention to have their names placed on the government’s payroll.The group claims that since their deployment in October 2014 to man prison facilities in the country, they are yet to receive a dime from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).The aggrieved officers, who last week walked into the McDonald Street office of the Daily Observer, said they would not get themselves involved into any violent activities, instead they would continue to seek dialogue with relevant government agencies, including the Ministries of Justice and Finance to address their situation.Their spokesman, Jackson K. Kolako, appealed to the Liberian government to place their names on the payroll in keeping with government’s policy.Kolako told this newspaper that “despite the economic hardship imposed on Liberians as a result of the Ebola outbreak, we remained at our respective assigned posts around the country.”According to him, since they were assigned effective October 5, 2014 to present, they have not been paid.“They have not compensated us. We don’t even have proper identification cards (ID cards) neither have we been certificated to confirm that we actually completed our training,” he contended.“Since December,” Mr. Kolako claimed, “the names of 69 of us have not been placed on payroll and we are working without any benefit. Our children are also unable to attend school. This is why we are appealing for our names to be placed on government’s pay system.”According to him, since June last year, they have not be able to meet their domestic responsibilities including making sure that their families are properly fed and sheltered and receive medical attention.Though authorities at the MOJ are yet to make an official statement in response to the officers’ appeal, Kolako claimed that they have already reduced their appeal into several written communications submitted to the MOJ as well as to members of the National Legislature with reference to the office of the Senate Committee on Defense and Intelligence.It may be recalled that during President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s visit on December 23, 2014, to the Monrovia Central Prison, representatives of the concerned 69 corrections officers brought their plight to her attention.The President immediately instructed the Minister of Justice to handle the matter with urgency.A source close to the Minister said the case of the 69 officers is being looked into and that an appropriate action was pending. A highly placed source in the office of the Minister of Justice, Cllr. Benedict Sannoh, has assured the aggrieved officers that their issue will be attended to with the utmost urgency.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Adolescent mothers to be reintegrated into school system

first_img…over 6000 pregnancies recorded in 2 yearsAfter over one year of research and consultations, the National Policy for the Reintegration of Adolescent Mothers into the Formal Education System was on Monday released to the Education Ministry.UNICEF Representative Sylvie Fouet presenting the policy to Education Minister Nicolette HenryWith this initiative – that will be implemented soon – many adolescent mothers will be given an opportunity to complete their formal secondary education and the system will also be used as a preventative measure whereby stakeholders will be sensitized to ensure that the policy is effective.Present at the launch of the policy framework document was the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative, Sylvie Fouet, who highlighted that Guyana is second on the list for the highest number of teenage mothers in the Caribbean and Latin America, with about 97 births for every 1000 teenage girls. It is also in close range with The Dominican Republic which tops he list.Some alarming statistics according to her reveal that, “Teen pregnancy is about 20 to 22 per cent or about one out of five teenage girls below the age of 19.”Among the 15 factors that lead to teenage pregnancies as highlighted in the study, it was revealed that some of them include school dropouts, lack of knowledge and difficult relationships with parents and family members, poverty, incest, exploitation and sexual abuse.During interactions with teen mothers, most of them had thoughts of illegal abortion and abandoning their newborn child.Meanwhile, Chief Education Officer Marcel Hutson highlighted that unsuccessful attempts by the Education Ministry to bring awareness in the past could be blamed on the lack of a framework document to use as a guide when dealing with such situations.“A factor that must not be discounted is that many adolescent pregnancies maybe a consequence of forced sex, rather than consensual or risky sexual behaviour and therefore we have a responsibility to protect those girls.”Brief remarks were also given by Education Minister Nicolette Henry who noted that this is a way of modernising education in Guyana.“Teenage pregnancy is a complex issue which has multiple contributing factors that are common knowledge to many. It is a symptom of a bigger societal sickness. It is now just a health issue, but a development issue that is deep-rooted in poverty, gender inequality, violence, child forced marriages, and power imbalances between teenage girls and their partners,” she said.In 2015, some 3712 girls were reported pregnant while in 2016, a total of 3032 were recorded. In both cases, the age range was between 15 to19 years.last_img read more

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Springing forward

first_imgTODAY will likely be a challenge to many people who find their computers, PDAs and clocks stuck in the past. One hour in the past. It’s no Y2K-like horror – at least one hopes – but it will surely cause some headaches and minor glitches as we struggle to adjust our technology to an earlier-than-normal spring time change. In 2005, Congress decided to extend daylight to save energy costs. The change will come three weeks earlier and last one week later in the fall. The net gain is hours and hours, but technology is all programmed for a different time change. The move is expected to reduce energy costs as well as give Americans more daylight at the tail of the day – when we need it the most. The days of up-with-the-dawn jobs are, for most of us, over. Yes, this sure is to come with some bumps, but the benefit is sunshine in the evening. Even if our computers aren’t quite ready for the early change to longer days and extra sunlight, we surely are. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Gunners star to miss Arsenal clash with former side Manchester United

first_img1 Danny Welbeck in action for Arsenal Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Danny Welbeck will miss the Premier League game against his former club Manchester United on Sunday with a knee injury.Welbeck has been forced to miss the last two matches, but the Arsenal manager was hopeful he might be able to return this weekend.The England striker scored at Old Trafford back in March and would have been desperate to face his former team-mates.But Welbeck has failed to make a full recovery and will be sidelined once again.Wenger said: “I would love to have him available but we have to do it without him.“He is short a fraction but is not far away.”last_img read more

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first_imgBusiness Boot Camp are seeking young entrepreneurs for the third wave of the highly successful Business Boot Camp Programme.Businesses based in County Donegal will be eligible to participate.The programme also runs in the Council areas of Belfast, North Down, Lisburn, Newtownabbey and Carrickfergus, and participants will have a chance to meet businesses from these areas. The programmes has been described by past participants as hugely beneficial in terms of growing your business and developing and learning business skills and techniques.This cross- border programme is funded through the European Regional Development Fund under the INTERREG IVA Programme.What is the Business Bootcamp Programme?The Business Boot Camp Programme is a results-focused and practical programme which aims to provide practical assistance to young entrepreneurs to consolidate and grow their businesses [despite the current adverse economic conditions.] The Boot Camp Growth Programme is aimed at young entrepreneurs who have been trading for at least 6 months and who are 16 – 35 years old.The programme aims to offer flexible and tailored business support to young owner-managers whose businesses are based in County Donegal and the COMET region.It will help participants to:Adopt Best Practice business ideas.Manage their businesses more effectively. Plan for the future with confidence.Develop the skills and the confidence to achieve business growth.The programme is therefore designed to provide young entrepreneurs with the tools, the confidence and the expertise to really maximise the potential of their businesses.What will the Programme involve? There are 4 distinct but interlinked elements to the Business Boot Camp Growth Programme. These are:How long will the Programme run for?We understand the time pressures that face all owner-managers. The Programme is therefore spread over a 6 month period starting in June 2014.Indicative dates are:Date Times Event Location (TBC)24 June 2014 11am – 1pm Information Event COLAB, Letterkenny25th June 2014 11am-1pm7.30-9.30pm Information EventInformation Event Niall Mor Centre, Killybegs09 July 2014 9.30am – 3pm Workshop 1Gearing up to grow your business Killybegs10 September 2014 9.30am – 2pm Workshop 2 – Understanding the Market place Killybegs*25/26 September OR 2/3 October 2014 9.30am Thursday to 4pm Friday Residential Coleraine*22 October 9.30am – 2.30pm Workshop 3 – Selling Skills Killybegs*NOV TBC 9.30am – 4pm Best Practice Visits to existing successful businesses TBC26 November 2014 9.30am – 2.30pm Workshop 4 – Managing Costs in a small business17 January 2015 9.30am – 2.30pm Workshop 5 – How to keep key Customers Killybegs*11 February 2015 9.30am – 2.30pm Workshop 6 – Marketing on a Shoestring and Using Social Media Killybegs** Provisional locations – These locations can be changed depending on the participants’ preference.How much does it cost to secure a place on Business Bootcamp?The Programme is FREE to you assuming that:1. Your business is based in County Donegal or the COMET region [Belfast City Council, Lisburn, Castlereagh Borough Council, Carrickfergus, Newtownabbey or North Down]2. You have been trading for longer than 6 months.3. You are aged between 16 – 35 at the start of the Programme.Who should apply?YOU should apply if you want to:1. Address constraints to growth within your business.2. Grow / develop your business.3. Out-perform your competitors.4. Learn from experts in the field of SME and micro enterprise development.Interested …?Please contact Patricia Keane at [email protected] or 074 9724420/0863165820 for an application pack.Completed application forms need to be returned to us by 12:00pm on Monday 30th June 2014.We will assess your application and will be in contact soon afterwards.Please note: If your application is successful, you must be available for the first workshop on Wednesday 9th July 2014.BUSINESS BOOT CAMP CAN TURN THAT IDEA INTO A REALITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS was last modified: June 27th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessBusiness Boot CampEntrepreneursFeaturesnewsProgrammelast_img read more

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first_imgAdam’s picture at sunset this eveningDONEGAL photographer Adam Rory Porter has done it again.The man whose pictures of the Northern Lights over the county went global has captured another incredible phenomenon in our skies – a 22 Degree Halo.His picture this evening in Buncrana captures it beautifully “We always get stunning sunsets on the shores of Lough Swilly and every now and then we get the odd rare phenomenon too,” he laughed.A halo is a ring of light surrounding the sun or moon. Most halos appear as bright white rings but in some instances, the dispersion of light as it passes through ice crystals found in upper level cirrus clouds can cause a halo to have colour.A 22 degree halo is a ring of light 22 degrees from the sun (or moon) and is the most common type of halo observed and is formed by hexagonal ice crystals with diameters less than 20.5 micrometers!   WOW! ADAM’S INCREDIBLE HALO SUNSET PICTURE OVER DONEGAL was last modified: June 27th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:22 degree haloadam rory porterbuncranaLough Swillyphotographersunsetlast_img read more

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first_imgAWARDS: For the second time running the team at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing, “Centre of Excellence” Donegal have been voted as Best Salon in Ulster by Ireland’s leading Celebrity Magazine RSVP. This talented team have gone one step further with Artistic Director Elaine McKean voted as RSVP’s Best Stylist in Ulster. This is an outstanding achievement for the salon, Elaine and indeed for Donegal – who wouldn’t want an award winning salon on their doorstep?Commenting on the success Patrick said, “We are so proud to be selected as RSVP’s Best Salon in Ulster for the second year running and as a team we are beaming with pride for Elaine and her success as Best Stylist in Ulster- what fantastic recognition for Elaine who always shows great passion, commitment and exceptional talent.”RSVP have also shortlisted Patrick Gildea Hairdressing for their NATIONAL AWARD of BEST SALON IN IRELAND which will be voted by you our loyal clients.They really need your votes to bring this award to Donegal for the second time running! Please vote for your “Centre of Excellence” by clicking here” RSVP Magazine describes Patrick Gildea Hairdressing as:“A wonderful hairdressing experience in beautiful Co Donegal. The Centre of Excellence is a five-star hair salon with the highest number of Master Colour Technicians than any other Independent Salon in Ireland.“This team oozes passion, energy and strive for excellence in innovative hairdressing. When you visit you will realise that they truly encapsulate the prestigious RSVP’s Ulster Salon of the Year title”.RSVP’s Best Ulster Stylist Elaine McKean, epitomizes the Patrick Gildea Hairdressing experience, her stunning talent, her client connection and sincere passion for hairdressing make her a worthy winner and obvious choice for this award.”Elaine echoed Patrick’s comments and said, “I am really delighted with our team’s success in the RSVP Magazine awards and would like to thank them for choosing me as the Best Stylist in Ulster- I am really honoured!“It would be amazing if our clients could get behind us again like they did last year and vote for us in RSVP’s online poll for Best salon in Ireland.” If you would like to see your favourite salon win Best Salon In Ireland for the second time simply vote for them here: GILDEA HAIRDRESSING VOTED AS THE BEST SALON IN ULSTER FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN-A-ROW! was last modified: June 10th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:awardFeaturesnewsPatrick GildeaSalonUlstervotelast_img read more

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first_imgRebecca Ryan with her winning trophySHE’S just 15 – and already a national champion!Rebecca Ryan from Milford stunned the world of powerlifting at the weekend when she set a new world record in Cork.She won the National All Ireland deadlift title in her T1 class. Not bad for a girl who only took the sport up last October after she won the “strongest female 2014” in her local gym in Evolution Fitness based in Milford.Rebecca lifted an amazing 120kg in her category.Unfortunately Rebecca was not registered long enough with the IDFPA to have her record count which would have been a “National & World Record title lift’.  WOW! DONEGAL GIRL (15) SETS NEW ‘WORLD RECORD’ AT POWERLIFTING was last modified: February 24th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:MilfordpowerliftingRebecca RyanTitlelast_img read more

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Mourinho reveals Ronaldo Man United return was not an option

first_img boost gameday cracker REVEALED How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 1 smart causal Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder RANKED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won silverware Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January United have now been drawn to face the Old Lady in the group stage of the 2018/19 Champions League, which prompted questions to the Red Devils’ boss about why the 33-year-old will be lining up against him, rather than for him, this season.Speaking about the draw after United’s 2-0 win at Burnley, Mourinho declared: “Juventus is one of the teams in Europe that invested to win the Champions League because they don’t need to invest to win the Scudetto.“They win the Scudetto for six or seven years. The objective is clearly to win the Champions League, which they were close twice when they reached the final.“They are a top team in Europe that made one of the biggest spending – I think after Liverpool it must be them.” England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Latest Manchester United Newscenter_img Ronaldo spent six years at Manchester United between 2003-2009 REVEALED Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland possible standings Jose Mourinho has explained that never had the option to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Manchester United in July.CR7 instead signed for Juventus in a £99m deal which brought his legendary spell at Real Madrid to a close. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade deals Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT IN DEMAND Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? The Manchester United manager then went on to assess the summer business of the Italian champions.“Fantastic players. Cristiano, [Emre] Can and [Leonardo] Bonucci. Absolutely top, but they are going to have two very difficult matches against us.”When asked directly whether Cristiano Ronaldo could have returned to Old Trafford in the summer, Mourinho replied: “Cristiano was never on my table to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to Cristiano to come to us.“It was never on the table.”last_img read more

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Softball Drops Pair of Games Saturday to Nationally Ranked Opponents

first_imgStory Links TUCSON, Ariz. – The Drake University softball team lost a pair of games to nationally ranked teams on the second-to-last day of the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson. Drake (10-9) fell to No. 19 James Madison, 8-0, in five innings and No. 23 Minnesota, 4-1.   James Madison (6-2) hit three home runs and Megan Good pitched a one-hitter in the five-inning win. Good hit a three-run home run in the third inning. PDF Box Score Minnesota Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.) and Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) each had one hit off Fiser. Fiser allowed one run on three hits with 13 strikeouts and four walks in a complete game. Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) pitched six innings and allowed four runs (three earned) on four hits with four walks and four strikeouts. Newman’s record moved to 4-4 on the season. Live Stats vs. Kent State 3/3/2019 – 10 a.m. Roemmich had the only hit off Good while Macy Johnson (Winterset, Iowa) and Newman were the only other Bulldogs to reach base, both came via walks. PDF Box Score James Madison center_img Preview Drake ends the Wildcat Invitational Sunday morning with a 10 a.m. game against Kent State. Print Friendly Version Full Schedule Roster Flosoftball Next Game: Watch Live Minnesota (10-5) scored two runs in the second inning and it stayed that score until the fifth inning when Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.) launched a leadoff home run to cut the Gophers’ lead to 2-1. Minnesota though scored two more runs in the bottom of the frame to lead 4-1. Amber Fiser, who one-hit the Bulldogs in the first game Friday, allowed just one walk the rest of the way as Minnesota earned its second-straight win over Drake. Nicole Timmons (Davenport, Iowa) allowed five runs on five with two walks and five strikeouts. Timmons’ record dropped to 6-5 with the loss. Hannah Pals (Des Moines, Iowa) pitched 1.1 innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits.last_img read more

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Humboldt State softball beats Dixie State for second consecutive West Region title

first_imgArcata >> From the opening pitch of the 2017 season, the target on the Humboldt State softball team’s back was as big as ever. The Jacks were the defending West Region champions and finished just one victory shy of winning the program’s third national title, with a good chunk of that team back for another go at reaching the mountain top.The road was not always as smooth as it was 12 months earlier. But once postseason rolled around, the Jacks simply became the unbeatable force that helped them …last_img read more

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The Limits of Scientific Speculation

first_imgHow far can a scientist speculate and get a respectful hearing, just because he or she is a scientist?  One case to examine is a story on PhysOrg, “The Chance for Life on Io” (see also  Jupiter’s innermost large moon Io might be considered the last place to look for life.  It is the most volcanically active place in the solar system.  Its surface varies between scalding hot lava lakes 1649°C and frozen sulfur dioxide snowfields at -130°F.  Beside that, the surface is bathed in Jupiter’s deadly radiation – and there is no liquid water.  Yet astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch at Washington State University speculates that there could be life there.    In the article, Schulze-Makuch acknowledges that most other scientists generally dismiss Io as a habitat for life, but he thinks there might have been a time in its history when water ice was plentiful, and if ice was there, liquid water might have been there, too.  If liquid water was there, maybe life was there.  If life evolved, maybe some if it went underground and still survives below the surface.  He thinks that the possibility is enough to warrant a future mission to Io to look for signs of life.    The comments after this article were interesting.  Readers got into questions of creation and evolution, atheism and religion.  One called it sheer speculation, but no one seemed to ask whether it was a scientific practice to engage in this kind of evidence-free speculation.Some of the Darwiniac drive-by mudslingers who pass by this site call what happens here “science bashing.”  OK, please: where is the science in the above PhysOrg story?  If you will point it out, we will gladly respect it and honor it.  Why?  Because we love science here (e.g., 06/12/2010, 06/09/2010 and 650 more “Amazing Facts” entries).  But we deplore nonsense.  Is it OK to bash nonsense?  Would you Darwiniacs join with us in bashing nonsense?    This astrobiologist has asked for willing suspension of disbelief by taking the most unlikely body in the solar system for finding life and telling us it might be under the surface.  OK, let’s play that game.  It might be under the sun, too.  After all, the sun has the building blocks of life: protons and electrons.  The sun is not a very likely place for life now, but early in its history it was cooler.  You never know, maybe life arose in a form we cannot even imagine – and maybe it persists today!  We shouldn’t rule that out.  NASA should send a probe to the sun to search for life under the sun.  (No, we won’t add the old joke about doing it at night.)    That extreme example could be multiplied endlessly with milder examples throughout the solar system.  We could speculate endlessly and mindlessly about life on Mimas, or Ganymede, or Iapetus, Pluto, Venus, Miranda, Triton, whatever.  Lots of bodies have water ice.  Many of them might have liquid water deep down under the surface.  Why stop at the current astrobiology favorites of Mars, Titan and Europa?  As long as evidence isn’t required, speculate at will.  All that is necessary is (1) Be a “scientist” in the modern sense (i.e., have a degree, work at a university), which entails no obligation of being correct, and (2) have the Darwinians on your side.  Then you are guaranteed to have a lapdog press to propagandize your views without critical analysis, and an army of Darwin Dobermans who will viciously attack anyone who calls your nonsense speculations “nonsense” as engaging in “science bashing.”  Most of our readers are astute enough to see what is going on.(Visited 10 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

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Learn From the Pros: Reverse Engineer an After Effects Template

first_imgHow To Change the Frame Rate of an After Effects TemplateOne of the things you might want to change in your purchased template is the frame rate. Many templates are created at 29.97 frames per second, which is fine for US customers, but if you’re in Europe you might want to adjust them to the PAL 25pfps. An easy way to do this all in one go is to download and install a free script from, called rd_compsetter. This is actually one of 50 free scripts you can grab in this bundle.To install a script, simply drag and drop the rd_compsetter.jsx file into and restart After Effects if it’s already open.Mac = Applications > Adobe After Effects CC 2015 > ScriptsWindows = Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects CC 2015 \Support Files\ScriptsTo run the script, first select all of the folders in the project panel and then hit File > Script > rd_compsetterAdjust the frame rate to whatever you need it to be, and every composition in the project will be updated at once. If you have a template that also includes some video elements, and not just After Effects graphics animations, then you might want to use the interpret footage function as well. What You Can Learn Breaking Down an After Effects ProjectOne of the benefits of breaking down another motion graphic artist’s project file is that you can not only learn from what they have done, but the way in which they have done it.For example, they might have a shortcut to achieving an effect you’ve been taking the long way around with. You can also learn how to structure and organize your projects in a more professional manner, or at the very least you can learn to replicate specific techniques with ease.How to Reveal the Hidden MagicBefore we go any further you’ll want to make sure any investigation work you do – which might also involve messing things up by accident – is done in a duplicate of your project. So just make sure you save a copy of the original project file for safe keeping.One of the good things about RocketStock’s After Effects projects is that all the inner workings are normally hidden from view. So for simple use — update the logo, change the text, adjust the colours — it’s very straight forward. But for our purposes, we need to see what’s really happening under the hood.To do this you simply need to click on the ‘Shy Guy’ icon to reveal every layer that has been set to hidden by the creator. The image before shows the project as it is when you originally open it.As you can see, this reveals everything that’s going on to make this lower third function. Another useful keyboard shortcut to use is ‘U’ which reveals all of the animated parameters in a selected layer. Even more helpfully a quick double tap of ‘UU’ will reveal all animated layers in the composition. In the image below, you can see all the animated properties for the first layer. Understand the ConnectionsAnother useful thing to check out, in order to understand how all of the compositions are connected and working together, is to open up the ‘composition mini flow chart’ from the tool bar in the top of the timeline for a quick view, or click on the main flowchart panel via Window > Flowchart. Learning Point – Fonts Matter MostThe most obvious thing that you can learn from looking at someone else’s motion graphics work is that good design is a LOT about choosing a great font.In these lower third layouts in the lower thirds package Venue, you can see two fonts at work in the capitalized title and lower case subtitle; Monserrat and Myriad Pro. The take away here is that although there are two fonts at work, they actually look very similar, which helps to keep the design looking clean and the legibility high, making it easy to read.A good design principle is to have one font and vary the weighting (bold, italic, thin etc) to create visual contrast, rather than chucking in too many random fonts. Although sometimes you are simply lumbered with the clients terrible font and have to make do. If you’re after some free fonts for motion design, this previous PremiumBeat post is a good place to start.If you’re looking to learn more about what makes for good design – including font selection, layout, and much more, then I would highly recommend this series on, which breaks down some simple design situations and unpacks the essential principles. Absolutely worth a watch.Ever reverse-engineered someone else’s After Effects work? Share your experience in the comments below! If you’re looking to improve your After Effects abilities, an easy way to learn is to break down an After Effects Template.Whether you are learning After Effects for the first time, or an experienced user trying to improve your skills, one way to learn from other professional motion graphics artists is to break down their work and see how they’re making the magic happen. Now, you can do this with a keen eye and a lot of experimentation as you try to mimic reference material — such as a cool trailer, title sequence or animation — but you still need to know what you’re doing in order to recreate their techniques.An easier way is to simply buy a copy of their work and open up their After Effects project file and see exactly how they did it. How can you do this? Through sites like, where you can get free and paid After Effects templates like the one below.last_img read more

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How to Make an Impromptu Shot Usable for Your Film

first_imgYou stumble across a scene that would work perfectly in your film or video project — but all you have is your camera. How do you capture an impromptu moment without a tripod or other support gear and still make it look pro?Top image via ShutterstockIt’s crazy to think that the compact camera you keep in your backpack to take pictures of your dog at the park might also be the camera responsible for capturing stunt footage in the latest billion-dollar grossing blockbuster. It’s crazy, yes. But, it’s also true, thanks to the ever-increasing speed of industry innovation.So, what steps should you take when something worth including in your next project suddenly appears during your day-to-day adventures? Obviously, you quickly grab the camera from your backpack, but you have zero of support gear  — no lights, no mics, etc. — so what next?The following steps can help you obtain good clips in an impromptu setting. Of course, this will not be a one-stop shop for all improvised settings — these steps will work best for establishing shots.Step 1: Dial in Your Camera SettingsVideo Player error: Format(s) not supported or source(s) not Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.I took the video above during a recent hike. The scenery was perfect for a project I was working, but, unfortunately, I only had my camera. No tripod in sight. Not only that, I was on an uneven surface with a slight wind blowing me off balance. Not the best situation to start with. As you can see, there’s a bit of camera shake, and it looks quite unprofessional.Before hitting record, I increased the resolution from 1080p to 4k. Even though the rest of my project was being delivered in 1080p, it was crucial to capture this spontaneous shot in the highest resolution possible.This approach will help greatly in post when it comes time to stabilize the footage. Additionally, this approach adds some wiggle room should you decide to include a pan or tilt. Lastly, take note — if you know there might be a chance of cropping your image, it’s always best to move back a little before you hit record.Step 2: Stabilize as Much as PossibleImage via ShutterstockYou could say that two of the core principles of a professional shot are stability and movement. A stable shot is going to look better than a clip that’s shaking too much. A moving shot, for the most part, will look better (or at least add more character) than a stable shot.It’s important to note that there’s a difference between camera shake and handheld cinematography. When you hold a camera with just your hands, every step, vibration, and movement is transferred directly to the camera itself. The lighter the camera, the more kinetic energy will be visible within the footage. There’s no absorption to counterbalance the movement.With larger cameras (or with cameras on a shoulder rig) you have several more points of connection with your body, and the energy of the movement is dispersed more evenly.Because you’ll be running your footage through a stabilizer in post-production, your shot needs to be as stable as possible. Leave pans and tilts for post, too, as those kinds of shots are almost impossible to pull off handheld.I would suggest resting your camera on your camera bag or the flattest surface possible. If you haven’t already, it’s always worth acquiring a camera beanbag. They fit in the average rucksack and are perfect for situations like this.Step 3: Make Post-Production TweaksAs discussed above, this kind of impromptu footage benefits greatly from stabilization. If you’re working with After Effects, here is an excellent guide offering several ways to do just that.When your shot is fixed, you need to change the composition size from 4k to 1080p, and scale down your footage (as you can see in the image above). Leave some over-trim on the side or top if you want to include a pan or tilt.To increase or decrease the scale of a shot/media file within After Effects, select a layer within your timeline and hit S on the keyboard. With the shot scaled down and selected, hit P on your keyboard to bring up the position control, and click the stopwatch to activate a key frame. Move your timeline cursor near the end of the clip, and then move the position of the shot according to if you are creating a pan or tilt.To make the movement look more legit, change the end keyframe to an Easy Ease by selecting the keyframe and pressing F9. This will slow the movement down toward the end, instead of abruptly coming to a stop.Finally, apply your color correction to match the sequence within your project, and you are good to go. Here’s the before and after:Video Player error: Format(s) not supported or source(s) not Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.As you can see, the shot has been transformed from something filmed spontaneously with no support gear into something that looks like it was shot on a tripod.If your DSLR doesn’t support 4k or a higher resolution than 1080p, you can still achieve the same effect by using a 1080p letterbox rather than scaling the footage down.So, to recap, take these steps to make impromptu footage look like it was planned all along:Film in the highest resolution possible.Find your framing, then step back a few paces.Stabilize the camera as much as possible before recording.Stabilize the footage in post-production.Convert the composition to a smaller resolution.Downscale the footage.Add a position keyframe, and then move the shot up, down, left or right.Apply your color grade.Celebrate a job well done. Got any additional tricks for making impromptu shots work in your film or video project? Share them in the comments below!last_img read more

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Congress drawing political mileage from floods and calamity: BJP

first_imgThe war of words between the BJP and Opposition over management of the floods continues with the Congress and its senior leadership being accused of politicising the rescue and relief operation. This follows former chief minster Prithviraj Chavan’s allegation last week that the government was biased against the flood-hit western Maharashtra and may have responded differently if it had affected Vidarbha, a BJP stronghold and home to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. State unit BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari pointed out that the CM had cancelled his Vidarbha tour and returned to Mumbai to hold an emergency cabinet meeting. “He then went to New Delhi to participate in the last rites of Sushma Swaraj only to come back and visit Kolhapur the same day. This CM is 24×7 focussed. He even cancelled a tour to Russia,” said Mr Bhandari. Comparing the relief work to that during the 2005 floods, Mr. Bhandari said while over a thousand people had died then, not everyone was adequately compensated by the then government. Not everyone benefited from the State’s schemes and the Congress should ponder over the fact that it left Mumbai to fend for itself under the watch of its then leader from western Maharashtra, he said. “Mr. Chavan should be concerned about the work done by his party’s government during the 2005 floods,” Mr. Bhandari said.last_img read more

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Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakmura in Sinquefield Cup first round

first_imgViswanathan Anand, the five-time world champion, started the Sinquefield Cup with a draw against USA’s Hikaru Nakmura on Saturday. Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis is a part of the Grand Chess tour.Anand, who finished last in the rapid and blitz event earlier this month, did not give Nakamura any chance to hold the American to an easy draw.The pieces changed hands at regular intervals as Anand equalised with a typical central breakthrough in the middle game and the players arrived at a drawn queen and pawns endgame in quick time where the peace was a just result.Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan got off to a flier cruising past Wesley So of the US.In the other decisive game of the day, Levon Aronian of Armenia came up with a brilliant endgame show to beat Sergey Karjakin of Russia.The other two games in the ten-player round-robin tournament ended in draws as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave split the point with world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and USA’s Fabiano Caruana could not make much headway against Alexander Grischuk of Russia.With eight rounds still remaining in the 300000 USD prize money tournament, Mamedyarov and Aronian emerged as early leaders with one point, while Anand, Nakamura, Carlsen, Vachier-Lagrave, Caruana and Grischuk follow them at half point behind.It turned out to be a good day for Mamedyarov who enjoyed his typical variety of chess with complications remaining for the major part.Until a week ago, Wesley So was leading the Grand Chess tour but the pounding in rapid and blitz and the first round loss here means that the Filipino-turned-American will have to recover lost ground.advertisementIt was another Queen’s gambit declined of the day but Mamedyarov put pressure on the king side to win a pawn by force. The technicalities remained but the Azerbaijani made it look like child’s play and it was a picturesque finale where the checkmate was imminent.Aronian outwitted Karjakin out of a Berlin defense game as white. Slow manoeuvring throughout the game out of a level position ensued in the queen-less middle game and Karjakin was the first to err. Aronian wrapped it up in 69 moves.Results round 1: Hikaru Nakamura (Usa) drew with V Anand (Ind); Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (Fra) drew with Magnus Carlsen (Nor); Fabiano Caruana (Usa) drew with Alexander Grischuk (Rus); Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Aze) beat Wesley So (Usa); Levon Aronian (Arm) beat Sergey Karjakin (Rus).(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more

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Was affected by fatigue in Asian Games 2018 400m Final: Muhammed Anas

first_imgMuhammed Anas Yahiya became India’s first silver-medallist in the Men’s 400m race at the Asian Games in 36 years. The last time an Indian won a silver medal or better at the Asian Games was in 1982 in New Delhi and it was K.K. Premachandran.On Sunday, Anas bagged a silver medal in the Men’s 400m, finishing just behind Qatar’s Hassan Abdalelah, with a timing of 45.69 seconds.Anas had qualified for the Final after topping the charts in both the Heats Qualification and Semifinal after clocking 45.63 seconds and 45.30 seconds, respectively.Earlier in the year, Anas had marginally missed out on a podium finish at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast but had set a personal best and National Record of 45.31 seconds.Congrats #MuhammedAnas for tht tremendous effort of 45.69s that added one more medal to #India’s tally at #AsianGames2018 #EnergyOfAsiaThat was #WillToWin [email protected] @ioaindia @asiangames2018 Federation of India (@afiindia) August 26, 2018ASIAN GAMES 2018 DAY 9 LIVE UPDATES | FULL COVERAGE | MEDALS TALLYHe later broke his own National Record during Nove Mesto nad Metuji in Czech Republic by clocking 45.24 seconds in a 400m race.However, announcing himself to the world at the Asian Games means the world to Anas. The fact that he missed out at CWG 2018 perhaps pushed him even more and in the end, he was able to fulfill one of his aims in Jakarta.”It was one of my aims to win a medal [at the Asian Games]. The practice for the Games was extremely good in Czech Republic, where there was a nice weather and good food. I also got a lot of competition and companionship in practice there,” Anas told topped the charts in both the rounds before the Final and clocked a brilliant 45.30 seconds in the Semifinals. During the Final, he got off the blocks brilliantly but faded away towards the end and just about managed to hold on to a silver medal.Also read – Asian Games 2018: Muhammed Anas wins men’s 400m silverAnas accepted that fatigue played its part in his run at the Final but was still happy to have achieve the silver medal finish.”Yes, I got fatigued after the Semifinals and I guess that affected my run a bit but I want to thank God that I won a medal here.”During the Heats and Semifinals in Jakarta, it was evident how Anas attempted to break into massive speed in the last 100m at so to give himself a chance to win the race.Like it was seen even with India’s newest sensation Hima Das during her IAAF U20 World Championships gold medal run, she burst in the last 80 metres to take the gold.Anas said how he and his coach worked extremely hard on his speed ahead of the Asian Games and it bore its fruit. However, he added that he still needs to get better in that aspect and managed his body better.”During the practice for the Asian Games, we lay special focus on my speed. I still need to develop my speed further to run better,” Anas said.Sunday proved be a silver day for India in athletics as along with Anas, Hima and Dutee Chand also won silver medals in Women’s 400m and Women’s 100m, respectively.By the end of Day 8 of the Asian Games 2018, India stood at ninth in the medals tally table with 36 medals — 7 gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze.last_img read more

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ESPN Names The 10 Best “Future” College Football Programs

first_img The answer: Not really.ESPN’s “future” power rankings top 10 is:ClemsonAlabamaGeorgiaOklahomaOhio StateNotre DameTexasWashingtonFloridaLSUThe Future Power Rankings are in and rounding out the top three spots in college football …1️⃣: @ClemsonFB 2️⃣: @AlabamaFTBL 3️⃣: @FootballUGAFull Top 25:— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 13, 2019The “future” power rankings aren’t meant to predict anything that far out, though. It’s a three-year projection:Projecting through the next three seasons, the full-team Future Power Rankings examine offense-defense balance, recruiting performance, and potential coaching changes, dismissals and exciting new hires. Overall program trend (past, present and especially future) is weighed, too.So, this list seems pretty fair.Clemson has been recruiting better than anyone in the country – yes, even Alabama – and the Tigers are coming off a national title season. Dabo’s program rightfully gets the No. 1 slot.You can view the full rankings here. a wide shot of the rose bowl gamePASADENA, CA – JANUARY 01: in the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)A handful of programs have dominated the college football world over the last five to 10 years. Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oklahoma, among others, have been the country’s best in recent seasons.Will that change moving forward?ESPN has released its “future” power rankings for the college football world.Is anyone going to overtake the Crimson Tide or Tigers moving forward?last_img read more

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Messi and Suarez lead Barca to Rayo victory

first_imgMadrid: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano, ahead of their crunch Champions League second leg against Lyon. Raul de Tomas’ scintillating strike gave struggling Rayo a surprise lead at the Camp Nou but Messi converted a penalty and Suarez finished a brilliant passing move to seal a 3-1 win, after Gerard Pique had headed in an equaliser on Saturday. Also Read – Dhoni, Paes spotted playing football togetherWhen Barca kicked off, Atletico Madrid had just completed their own 1-0 victory over Leganes, although Diego Simeone was more cautious, resting Antoine Griezmann, Alvaro Morata and Saul Niguez, with Tuesday’s trip to Juventus in mind. “It is normal when there is an important game on Tuesday,” said Simeone, who substituted Griezmann at half-time. “He was not injured, he had just given all that he had to give.” There was always a risk that La Liga’s top two might take their eye off the ball, given Barcelona’s last 16-tie with Lyon hangs in the balance after a goalless draw in France, while Atletico hold a 2-0 lead over Juve but can expect an onslaught in Turin. Also Read – Andy Murray to make Grand Slam return at Australian Open”We have a crucial match on Wednesday,” Ernesto Valverde said. “We know the importance it has for many reasons — because of the opponent, the competition and because we have seen what has happened to other big teams already.” Yet both avoided slip-ups to leave Real Madrid even further adrift in La Liga before they play away at Real Valladolid on Sunday. Barca stay seven points clear of Atletico and, temporarily at least, move 15 ahead of Real. Even with a two-goal cushion for the final eight minutes, Ernesto Valverde kept Messi and Suarez on until the end, which may have surprised some, given he was accused of exhausting key players last season at the expense of success in Europe. Messi’s appearance was his 443rd for Barcelona in La Liga, moving him ahead of Andres Iniesta and behind only Xavi Hernandez, on 505, in the club’s all-time list. Samuel Umtiti started his second match in three months after recovering from a knee injury. “Little by little he is reaching his level,” said Valverde. But Philippe Coutinho was underwhelming again, despite being picked ahead of Ousmane Dembele. He poked an early chance wide after a Messi cross and De Tomas put Rayo in front soon after, driving at Pique before unleashing a sizzling shot past Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Pique headed one Messi free-kick wide and then another in at the near post, nipping in front of Rayo goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski to nod in his sixth goal of the season. Dembele came on for Arthur Melo at half-time and Coutinho dropped deeper, but it was right-back Nelson Semedo that earned the penalty, after a foul from Jordi Amat. Messi made no mistake. Rayo’s belief, and energy, melted away and Barca’s third was their best of the night. Suarez freed Dembele down the right and he found Suarez again with a pull-back. Instead of shooting, Suarez bounced the ball off Ivan Rakitic in the area before finally tapping home. There was nothing as free-flowing at the Wanda Metropolitano where perhaps the greatest show of creativity came from Leganes, whose players wore shirts with the name of their mothers on their backs to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday. The first half was almost entirely forgettable but despite the absence of attacking punch, Griezmann came off at half-time for Thomas Lemar, with no visible sign of an injury. Griezmann would have taken the penalty soon after, won by Angel Correa with some quick feet in the area, which lured Kenneth Omeruo into a clumsy challenge. Saul stepped up and missed, but tucked in the rebound after Andriy Lunin could only push the ball back into his path.last_img read more

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Dynasty politics 8 grandchildren great grandsons and sons of exCMs to test

first_imgChandigarh: A platform for dynastic politics for decades, Haryana is seeing many political families in fray this time too as grandchildren of four former chief ministers, two great grandsons and sons of political bigwigs are trying their luck.Political families including Chautalas, Bishnois and Hoodas are in fray every election in Haryana, a Jat-dominated state. However, the grandchildren of the four former chief ministers including Bhajan Lal, Chaudhary Devi Lal, Om Prakash Chautala and Bansi Lal, say they are not contesting the elections riding on the popularity of their families but on basis of the work done in their constituencies. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghWhile the Congress has fielded Bansi Lal’s granddaughter Shruti Chaudhary from Bhiwani-Mahendargarh constituency, Bhavya Bishnoi, grandson of Bhajan Lal and son of Kuldip Bishnoi is the party’s candidate from Hisar. Chaudhary, a former MP from the Bhiwani-Mahendargarh constituency, told PTI, Coming from a politically influential family does come with its benefits as the family has a goodwill but voters today cannot be taken for ride. They are not interested in our dynasties but the work done . Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadShruti’s mother, Kiran Chaudhary, is an MLA from Bhiwan’s Tosahm constituency. Three Chautala great grandsons are in fray albeit not from the same party after the Chautala clan split last year following a bitter family feud. With Om Prakash Chautala being in jail in connection with the teacher recruitment scam, his son Ajay Chautala had broken away from the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and formed Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) which has formed an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the state. While the alliance has fielded Dushyant Chautala and Digvijay Chautala from Hisar and Sonepat respectively, Arjun Chautala, son of Abhay Chautala, is the INLD candidate from Kurukshetra constituency. Hisar, the industrial hub of Haryana and a politically crucial constituency, i seeing a triangular contest among grandsons. Digvijay Chautala and Bhavya Bishnoi are pitted against Brijendra Singh, the great grandson of prominent farmer leader Chotu Ram and son of Union Minister Birender Singh. I am not entering politics because I had nowhere to go. I have carved my own path in civil services, fairly succeeded at that and I am entering mainstream politics when I am confident I can bring substance to the table, Singh told PTI. And the dynasty politics theory does not apply to me as my party (BJP) is against it and hence my father has already submitted his resignation both from the Ministry and Rajya Sabha, he added. Rao Inderjit Singh, a Union Minister and son of former Haryana Chief Minister Rao Birender Singh, is in fray from Gurgaon. Singh, the sitting MP from Gurgaon, had ended his family’s decades old association with the Congress ahead of the 2014 elections and joined the BJP. Kuldeep Sharma, a former Haryana Speaker, the Congress candidate from Karnal is also in the fray to retain his family legacy. The Karnal seat was won by his late father Chiranji Lal four times in a row, thrice defeating BJP bigwig Sushma Swaraj. Also in the fray are Hooda father-son duo with Bhupender Singh Hooda, a former Haryana Chief Minister, contesting from Sonepat constituency and his son Deepender Singh Hooda contesting from Rohtak. The Hooda son, who is a sitting MP from Rohtak constituency, was the lone Congress candidate to win in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. However, the Hoodas do not see a problem with dynasty politics. He told PTI, “if people have been voting for us for several terms means they have faith in us and find us credible. What is the problem with that?” PTIlast_img read more

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Morocco Frente Polisario remain far apart on Western Sahara – Ban Kimoon

Morocco and the Frente Polisario are still far apart on how to provide for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara, despite the two parties’ commitment to a process of negotiations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report.Mr. Ban writes that during the latest round of talks, held earlier this month in Manhasset, New York, the two sides held several sessions of face-to-face discussions but did not examine specific elements in each other’s proposals.“Although the parties dynamically interacted with each other, there was hardly any exchange that could be characterized as negotiations,” he states, adding that “their stated position remained far apart on ways to achieve a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution.”The talks – attended also by Algeria and Mauritania as neighbouring countries – were limited largely to preliminary discussions on thematic subjects such as administration, competencies and organs, while the parties discussed but did not agree on any confidence-building measures.But Mr. Ban notes that in a communiqué issued by his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Peter van Walsum, after the talks, the two sides “agreed on the need to move the process into a more intensive and substantive phase of negotiations.”Morocco and Frente Polisario also welcomed the intention of Mr. van Walsum to visit the region shortly for in-depth consultations and agreed to re-convene for a fourth round of talks in Manhasset, scheduled for 11 to 13 March.The UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) has been in the Territory since September 1991 to monitor the ceasefire between Morocco and the Frente Polisario. 29 January 2008Morocco and the Frente Polisario are still far apart on how to provide for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara, despite the two parties’ commitment to a process of negotiations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report. read more

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Nicaragua UN rights chief alarmed by imminent expulsion of key human rights

According to High Commissioner Bachelet, the two non-profit human rights organisations were set up by the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights (IACHR), “in full cooperation with the Government after the violence and unrest earlier this year”. One of them is MESENI, a follow-up mechanism from IACHR set up specifically for Nicaragua, and the other is known as GIEI – the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts.“After the earlier cancellation of the registration and confiscation of properties of national NGOs working on human rights, the de facto expulsion of the two IACHR organizations means there are now virtually no functioning independent human rights bodies left in Nicaragua,” said Ms. Bachelet, who added that “the Government has said it will no longer accept visits by the IACHR itself”.Civil society is in danger of being shut out altogether, and international organizations are also struggling to keep operating – UN rights chief Michelle BacheletSince April, when student-led protests began in response to a decree which raised taxes and ordered changes to social security, hundreds have been arrested. The UN human rights office (OHCHR), has received reports that fair trial rights of protesters and their leaders are being violated.According to media reports, the violence and civil unrest has led to around 300 deaths, and a report from the UN rights office in late August, detailed numerous violations carried out by Nicaraguan security forces, including extra-judicial killings and enforced disappearances. The report noted that 22 police officers had also lost their lives. “Coupled with the parallel clamp-down on independent media, including last weekend’s raids on media outlets, the net result is a country where civil society is in danger of being shut out altogether, and international organizations are also struggling to keep operating,” warned the UN Human Rights High Commissioner.“These actions by the Government make resolution of the crisis affecting the country much more difficult and risk blocking all dialogue within the country, with neighbouring states and with the international community at large, with possible wide-ranging consequences,” she added, hoping that some common ground can be found with the Government so this trend can be reversed. read more

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Scottish economy performed half as well as UK last year

first_img“By making Scotland the highest taxed part of the UK, the Scottish Government risks damaging, rather than growing, our economy.”Dean Lockhart, the Tory economy spokesman said the SNP could not blame anyone else, adding: “It’s not because of Brexit and not because of Westminster. It’s been caused by the actions of a short-sighted, high-tax and anti-business SNP government.” Nicola Sturgeon said her government was working to support businessCredit:PA New figures have revealed that Scotland’s economy performed only half as well as the rest of the UK last year, amid warnings that tax hikes taking effect from Friday risk damaging to economic growth.The latest Scottish Government statistics show that GDP grew by 0.3 per cent in the last three months of 2017.Annual growth for Scotland was 0.8 per cent higher than the previous 12 months, but the UK economy grew over the same period by 1.8 per cent.The Scottish Conservatives said the statistics were the fault of SNP administrations that have been in charge of the country’s economy for more than a decade.David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, claimed that while it was good that GDP continued to grow, for the fourth quarter in a row, it was ”increasingly concerning that a significant gap persists between Scotland’s economy and the rest of the UK”.He added: “The Scottish Government has the powers to boost productivity and strengthen the economy, and must use them to close this gap. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. david mundell The Liberal Democrats branded the figures “pathetic”, with the party’s economy spokesman Cllr Carolyn Caddick stating: “People will be disappointed that for all their speeches SNP ministers have not been able to keep pace with the growth in the rest of the UK. UK growth itself is pretty pathetic.”Nicola Sturgeon, visiting a power firm in Dumbarton, said her government was working to support businesses despite t”he Brexit headwinds”.She added: “This is the fourth consecutive quarter of positive economic growth in Scotland and we are seeing growth his year that is stronger than the growth in our economy last year.”Its important that we continue to support businesses and companies across Scotland to see that growth accelerate – that’s why we’re investing in research and development, its why we’ve set out plans to establish a National Investment Bank, investing in manufacturing and supporting the economy in every way.”Of course one of the biggest challenges Scotland and the UK faces over the next few years is Brexit, which is why its so in the interests of our economy to see Scotland remaining in the single market.”Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Employability and Training, said that compared to the same point in 2016, Scotland’s economy grew by 1.1 per cent. nicola sturgeon “Scotland deserves better than SNP ministers content to put their fingers in their ears, do nothing and blame bad economic performance on Brexit.” Scotland’s quarterly growth was slightly up from the previous quarter figure of 0.2 per cent, and slightly behind the 0.4 per cent economic growth seen across Britain.However, construction decline by 2.6 per cent, the eighth consecutive fall, with agriculture, forestry and fishing also reduced.The services sector, making up about 75 per cent of Scotland’s economy, grew by 0.5 per cent while output in the production sector was up by 0.9 per cent. David Mundell said Scottish Government tax hikes risked damaging the economyCredit:Getty The Scottish Parliament ratified the SNP administration’s tax plans in February, which will mean people earning over £26,000 paying more tax than those south of the border.The new five-band system creates a 19p “starter” rate for lower earners and a 21p “intermediate” rate for earnings over £24,000. A penny has also been added to both the higher and top rates of tax, making them 41p and 46p respectively.Jackie Baillie, Scottish Labour’s economy spokesman, said any amount of economic growth was welcome, but claimed the figures exposed “how Scotland’s pitiful economic growth under the SNP is low and slow”.She added: “Scotland’s economy is still lagging far behind the rest of the UK, while the continued contraction in the construction sector is a particular concern. He added: ”These figures are welcome, but we are determined to do more to grow our economy.”last_img read more

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Armed Forces told to ignore rank in bid to prevent suicides

The higher degree of risk and pressure in the armed forces can lead to suicidal thoughts, the Samaritans says, as new support is offered to service personnel.Credit:Heathcliff O’Malley The higher degree of risk and pressure in the armed forces can lead to suicidal thoughts, the Samaritans says, as new support is offered to service personnel. Soldiers must report their superiors if they think they are a suicide risk, the first ever suicide prevention booklet given to the armed forces says.The new pocket guide to help armed forces personnel spot and support those who may be struggling with their mental health will be launched on September 4th. The guide, jointly launched by Samaritans and the Ministry of Defence, gives advice on how to identify signs that someone may be having difficulties and considering suicide. It suggests ways of offering support and gives information on where help can be found.All military personnel and reserves, some 200,000 people, will have access to either a hard copy or digital version of the booklet.A loss of personal discipline, drinking alone and appearing “not quite there” are all warning signs, the guide says. Using negative statements such as ‘it’s like everything is against me’ could be an indication the individual is struggling.‘Being in the armed forces means you are exposed to a higher degree of risk and pressure than you might expect in other jobs,’ the booklet states. The guide champions ‘looking after your mates’ and is specifically designed to promote peer support amongst those serving, regardless of rank.   Gavin Williamson, the Defence Secretary, said: “Mental health issues can affect anyone and I want to ensure no one in our military suffers in silence. It is vital that service personnel know where to turn to in times of crisis, and this guide will raise awareness of the support available”.“By helping our people to spot the early signs that someone may be struggling, we give them the best chance of a full recovery.”The booklet will also help personnel spot signs that colleagues may be having suicidal thoughts and provides information on how such a situation should be approached, and where support is available.The military rate of suicide was 8 per 100,000 in 2017, compared to 18 per 100,000 in the general population in 2016. Although the number of military personnel who take their lives continues to be below rates for the general population, Minister for Defence People and Veterans, Tobias Ellwood, said: “We’re committed to ensuring that those who need help are able to get the support they need”.Mr Ellwood has previously championed the cause of mental health care for the armed forces, having revealed his army veteran uncle killed himself having suffered depression in silence.The guide acknowledges suicide is a complex issue and says there is rarely only one reason why someone chooses to take their own life. It highlights homesickness, losing custody of a child, long-term separation and the recent loss of a friend or loved one as being possible triggers. Loss of identity for those leaving the armed forces is also a concern.The booklet is the first in a series of joint initiatives by the Samaritans and the MoD to offer training and support to serving personnel, veterans and their families who are struggling with mental health issues. The programme has been funded by £3.5 million from fines levied on the banking industry for manipulating the LIBOR rate.Samaritans CEO, Ruth Sutherland, said: “Samaritans is committed to bringing the expertise we have gained in training people to provide peer support to the military, in order to prevent suicides. This is the first step in a journey to provide a variety of support for serving personnel, veterans, reservists and their families.”The Ministry of Defence is now spending £220 million over the next decade to improve mental health services for serving personnel. In February of this year, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson also announced the establishment of a 24-Hour Mental Health Helpline for serving personnel and their families, funded by the MoD and run by the charity Combat Stress. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

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Police hunting £48m golden lavatory thieves release man 66 on bail

Guide book showing the location of works by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace including “America”, a solid gold toilet that has apparently been stolen.Credit:Heathcliff O’Malley Guide book showing the location of works by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace including "America", a solid gold toilet that has apparently been stolen. “From the speed the robbery was executed we can say for sure they are great performers,” he said.“Dear thieves, please, if you are reading this, let me know how much you like the piece and how it feels to pee on gold,” he added.Cattelan described his golden lavatory as “the 1 per cent for the 99 per cent, and I hope it still is. I want to be positive and think the robbery is a kind of Robin Hood-inspired action.” The golden lavatory, on display in New York Investigating officer Detective Inspector Jess Milne said: “We are still actively searching for the stolen piece of artwork and there will be a continued police presence in and around the palace while this search continues.“We believe a group of people used at least two vehicles during the burglary, which was reported to Thames Valley Police at 4.57am on Saturday.“Investigations are continuing and it is our main priority to locate the stolen item and the offenders involved.“I would urge anybody with any information about the burglary, no matter how insignificant you believe this to be, to call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting URN 273.” “Who’s so stupid to steal a toilet? America was the 1% for the 99%, and I hope it still is. I want to be positive and think the robbery is a kind of Robin Hood-inspired action…”- Maurizio Cattelan#RIPgoldtoilet— Blenheim Palace (@BlenheimPalace) September 16, 2019 Blenheim Palace said the robbery caused  “significant damage and flooding” and released a picture of the stall today.The lavatory, plumbed into the water system so that visitors could fully engage with the artwork, is worth £4.8 million and its creator, Maurizio Cattelan, 58, said the burglars who stole it were “the real artists”. Mr Hare did not think the man was an employee and had no idea how police had connected him to the lavatory. Police searching for a gang of burglars who stole a solid gold lavatory from Blenheim Palace have released a 66 year-old man on bail.He had been taken in for questioning just hours after the artwork was ripped out of an interior wall at the country house where Winston Churchill was born.This morning, Dominic Hare, Chief Executive of Blenheim Palace told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “You always take a risk in showing art. We have a sophisticated security system, but are now challenged to look hard at ourselves.”Last month, Edward Spencer-Churchill, half-brother of the current Duke of Marlborough and founder of the Blenheim Art Foundation, told the Sunday Times: “It’s not going to be the easiest thing to nick.“Firstly, it’s plumbed in and secondly, a potential thief will have no idea who last used the toilet or what they ate. So no, I don’t plan to be guarding it.” “Our imagination runs wild, but they are still holding him so they must be convinced there’s a clear connection,” he added.Asked if the artist could have played a part in the theft, Mr Hare said: “I think he would be mortified by that suggestion and has said so. That simply hasn’t happened here.”But he is right. He feels like he is in a heist movie and I think it took him quite a few minutes to comprehend that this had actually happened.”He was mortified, shocked, praying that it was a prank and that it would come back. Now he’s just reflecting, I think.”Ticket holders who booked three-minute time slots to see the fully functioning lavatory will be reimbursed.“They could fully perform on it if they wished, but most people couldn’t time it that way so they just took selfies,” Mr Hare said. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The golden lavatory, on display in New YorkCredit:Jacopo Zotti / PA read more

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Crack down on illegal puppy farms

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The Victorian government is cracking down on illegal puppy farms by introducing tough new penalties, massive fines for cruelty, equipping the RSPCA with new policing and confiscation powers, seizing profits and assets of illegal puppy farms and establishing an Animal Welfare Fund. “Legislation being introduced into Parliament this week will deliver on our election commitment to crack down on illegal puppy farms and ensure operators are held accountable for the welfare of animals in their care,” Mr Baillieu said. “We are not going to tolerate cruelty to animals and these are some of the strongest laws ever introduced to protect animals from abuse and neglect. “I am appalled by the images I have seen of abused and helpless animals and we will be establishing a $1.6 million Animal Welfare Fund to assist organisations that provide care and treatment for these abused animals. “The legislation will also make it illegal to sell or advertise the sale of puppies without a microchip identification number or notice, giving the community confidence that puppies sold are only from legitimate breeders,” Mr Baillieu said. The crackdown includes: • an increase in maximum penalties for puppy farms operating illegally, from $1,195 to $20,000• penalties of up to $30,000 for rogue operators that breach a Code of Practice• a ban on owning animals, of up to 10 years, for those found guilty of operating un-registered puppy farms or breaching a code of conduct• the introduction of a new offence for breeding establishments that fail to provide a microchip number (or council domestic animal business registration number) in an advertisement for a dog or cat• the potential seizure of profits, assets and property of illegal puppy farm operatorslast_img read more

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Celebrating innovation and craftsmanship in Athens

first_imgPromoted as being “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth”, Maker Faire is travelling to Athens, Greece, for a weekend of fun, craftsmanship and inventions. Stemming from San Mateo, California, Maker Faire is a staple of the events calendar in both the West and East Coast in the US and for the past twenty years, it has been expanding its reach to Berlin, Paris, Rome and Tokyo, among oter cities, bringing together the international “Makers” community, that is amateur scientists, tech enthusiasts, crafters and garage tinkerers, eager to present their ‘inventions’ and creations. 85 makers will take part in the exhibition, which covers all areas of invention, including crafts, mechanics, innovation and food. The event will also include 30 talks and workshops, covering anything from 3D printing to coding to macrame. A family-friendly event, the Mini Maker Faire is hailed as a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Do-it-yourself technology is on the rise, taking advantage of the affordability of tools and the emergence of new funding options, such as crowdfunding. For many in Greece, such events can prove to be an outlet of creativity, innovation, or even an opportunity to market their skills. The 1st Athens Maker Faire takes place this weekend at the Exhibition Center of Peristieri.For more information, visit: Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Inde 36 morts après un violent séisme de magnitude 69

first_imgInde : 36 morts après un violent séisme de magnitude 6,9Dimanche, à 18h10 heure locale, un puissant séisme de magnitude 6,9 s’est produit dans un état du nord-est de l’Inde. Selon le dernier bilan officiel, il a fait 36 victimes, dont 5 au Nepal et 7 au Tibet, voisins de l’Inde.Le phénomène a été particulier meurtrier. Dimanche, l’Inde a tremblé sous l’effet d’un séisme de magnitude 6,9 qui s’est déclenché dans le Sikkim, Etat situé dans le nord-est du pays. Selon l’Institut de géophysique américain (USGS), l’épicentre du séisme était situé à 60 kilomètres au nord-ouest de la capitale du Sikkim, Gangtok, mais le phénomène a largement retenti dans la région. Ainsi, il a également été ressenti au Népal, au Bhoutan, au Bangladesh, voisins de l’Inde, ainsi que dans les villes indiennes de Guwahati, Calcutta et la capitale fédérale New Delhi, rapporte À lire aussiDes canards d’élevage découvrent les plaisirs de l’eau après avoir été libérés en IndeParticulièrement puissant, le séisme a fait s’effondrer de nombreux immeubles et maisons. Lundi, les secours s’affairaient encore dans les décombres pour venir en aide aux sinistrés, donnant une première évaluation des dégâts causés. D’après le dernier bilan officiel, les secousses ont fait 36 morts dans les régions où elles ont été ressenties. En Inde, 24 personnes ont trouvé la mort, dont quinze personnes dans le Sikkim et neuf autres dans des Etats indiens voisins. Au Népal, ce sont cinq victimes que ont été découvertes, dont au moins trois à Katmandou, la capitale, dans l’effondrement d’un mur de l’ambassade de Grande-Bretagne. Enfin, dans le sud du Tibet, la secousse a tué sept personnes et blessé près de 22, selon l’agence Chine nouvelle. Toutefois, de nouvelles victimes pourraient être identifiées dans les prochaines heures, alourdissant ce bilan qui reste pour l’instant provisoire.  Suite au séisme, le Premier ministre indien Manmohan Singh a convoqué une réunion d’urgence avec l’Autorité de gestion des catastrophes nationales, tandis que son chef de cabinet, Ajit Seth, a indiqué que des équipes des Etats indiens voisins étaient envoyées dans le Sikkim pour renforcer les opérations de secours. Le 19 septembre 2011 à 09:08 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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VIDEO: interview with John Cena for 11/19/14

first_img Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Dustin Rhodes on AEW against NXT: “I don’t consider us going to war with anybody” WWE Superstar John Cena announced as part of cast for Suicide Squad Sequel Now Playing Up Next ‘Total Bellas’ Season 4 Will Not Feature John Cena Videos Articles Vin Diesel Charlize Theron Sammy Guevara talks about his match against Cody on TNT, the Wednesday Night Wars Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipVin Diesel and John Cena share ‘intense’ sceneVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 1:05/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -1:02 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list John Cena has a new interview up with John Cena, talking about the Team Cena vs. Team Authority match at this Sunday’s Survivor Series PPV. You can view the video below. Videos Articles Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Why Total Divas Didnt Change Their Name After WWE Rebranded Facebook Now Playing Up Next Google+ Vin Diesel and John Cena share ‘intense’ scene WhatsApp Twitter The Evolution of John Cena Celebrity Shortlist: Top 3 Actors You Didn’t Know Could Raplast_img read more

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Unattended stove caused Christmas Eve house fire in Vancouver

first_imgThe Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office determined a Christmas Eve fire in the Oakbrook neighborhood that killed a cat and dog was caused by an unattended stove.A resident at the home in the 3500 block of N.E. 103rd Ave., south of the interchange for Interstate 205 and state Highway 500, prepared food and left for a friend’s residence, according to Lead Deputy Fire Marshal Chad Lawry.“They left the stove on. A pot of oil caught fire and spread,” Lawry said.Crews with the Vancouver Fire Department were dispatched to the home about 1:15 p.m. Arriving firefighters found smoke and flames billowing from around the front door, department spokesman Joe Spatz said. Battalion Chief Tige Harmon said firefighters had the fire out in less than 10 minutes, and the fire was contained to the kitchen.Flames spread from the stove to cabinets and then outward from there, Lawry said. The kitchen is destroyed, he said, and intense heat damaged parts of the home, but it should be repairable.No one was home at the time of the fire.Spatz said firefighters found a dog inside unconscious and were able to resuscitate it, but a cat and another dog were killed. The fire displaced two people living at the house and two pets.The deputy fire marshal estimated the total monetary loss to be around $61,000.last_img read more

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Senate Seems Poised to Disapprove of Wall Emergency

first_img ADC AUTHOR Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) became the fourth senator to say he’ll back a House-passed resolution reversing President Trump’s declaration to use military construction funds to build a southern border wall.“I can’t vote to give the President the power to spend money that hasn’t been appropriated by Congress,” Paul said Sunday, according to the Bowling Green Daily News. “We may want more money for border security, but Congress didn’t authorize it. If we take away those checks and balances, it’s a dangerous thing.”Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) have said they will support the resolution when it comes to the Senate floor. If four Republicans join all Democrats, the resolution would pass in the Senate, but Congress does not seem to have the votes to override a promised veto.DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Amber I. Smithlast_img read more

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Wellknown eateries in Balurghat run without Food Safety Licences

first_imgBalurghat: Most of the well-known eateries running in Balurghat have no ‘Food Safety Licences’.The matter came to light following joint drives conducted by the officials of the concerned district Food Safety Department and Balurghat Civic Body over the past two days.It may be mentioned that the state Urban Development department has instructed all civic bodies to conduct raids at restaurants and eateries after a racket selling rotten and stale meat was unearthed in Kolkata. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThe concerned officials have asked the owners of the restaurants and eateries to follow the food safety norms strictly, failing which they will close down the establishments.During the drives, the officials found that the hotels and restaurants are being run flouting the mentioned norms. In most of the restaurants, the kitchens are being run in unhygienic conditions. However, no stale and rotten meat was found stored in the freezers. Civic officials said the former Left board was largely responsible for the menace of flouting the food safety measures by the owners of those eateries and running their establishments without any hindrance. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedAccording to a civic official, the erstwhile Left board had only distributed registrations to the owners of those establishments for Rs 100 to start their trades.District Food Safety Department official, Biswajit Manna said: “It is unfortunate that most reputed hotels and restaurants in town have no proper infrastructure. The kitchens are unhygienic. The establishments have no Food Safety Licenses too. We have instructed to follow the rules and regulations immediately.” The chairman of Balurghat Municipality, Rajen Shill echoed Manna and said: “We will monitor the situation. Several drives will also be conducted at the eateries in Balurghat in future. We have talked to the officials of district Food Safety Department regarding the matter.”The officials said the raids will be held everyday and restaurants found not following the norms will be booked.It may be mentioned that in Birbhum district, the civic officials have collected food samples from several restaurants and sent them to the laboratories for analysis.last_img read more

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AntiCounterfeiting Packaging Market – Future Growth Strategies 2024

first_imgAnti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (Americas, APAC and EMEA), Application Development status, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2024.ICRWorld’s Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market research report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability.The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market.The report includes the forecasts, Analysis and discussion of important industry trends, market size, market share estimates and profiles of the leading industry Players.Get a Sample Copy of this Report @ Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market: Product Segment Analysis• Authentication Packaging Technology• Track and Trace Packaging TechnologyGlobal Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market: Application Segment Analysis• Food & Beverages• Pharmaceutical & Healthcare• Industrial & Automotive• Consumer Electronics• Cosmetics & Personal Care• Clothing & ApparelGlobal Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market: Regional Segment Analysis• USA• Europe• Japan• China• India• South East AsiaThe Players mentioned in our report:• Avery Dennison• Sun Chemical• DNP• NHK SPRING• Flint Group• Toppan• 3M• Essentra• Alien Technology Corp• Zebra Technologies• KURZ• OpSec Security• Lipeng• Shiner• Taibao• Invengo• De La Rue• Schreiner ProSecureTable of ContentChapter 1 About the Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Industry1.1 Industry Definition and Types1.2 Main Market Activities1.3 Similar Industries1.4 Industry at a GlanceChapter 2 World Market Competition Landscape2.1 Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Markets by Regions2.2 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market by Types2.3 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market by Applications2.4 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market AnalysisChapter 3 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market share3.1 Major Production Market share by Players3.2 Major Revenue (M USD) Market share by Players3.3 Major Production Market share by Regions in 2019, through 20243.4 Major Revenue (M USD) Market share By Regions in 2019, through 2024Chapter 4 Supply Chain Analysis4.1 Industry Supply chain Analysis4.2 Raw material Market Analysis4.3 Manufacturing Equipment Suppliers Analysis4.4 Production Process Analysis4.5 Production Cost Structure Benchmarks4.6 End users Market AnalysisChapter 5 Company Profiles5.1 Avery Dennison5.2 Sun Chemical5.3 DNP5.4 NHK SPRING5.5 Flint Group5.6 Toppan5.7 3MChapter 6 Globalisation & Trade6.1 Business Locations6.2 Supply channels6.3 Marketing strategy6.4 Barriers to EntryChapter 7 Distributors and Customers7.1 Major Distributors and contact information by Regions7.2 Major Customers and contact information by RegionsChapter 8 Import, Export, Consumption and Consumption Value by Major Countries8.1 USA8.2 Germany8.3 China8.4 Japan8.5 IndiaChapter 9 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market Forecast through 20249.1 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Demand by Regions Forecast through 20249.2 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Price(by Regions, Types, Applications)Analysis Forecast through 20249.3 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Revenue (M USD)(by Regions, Types, Applications) Forecast through 20249.4 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market AnalysisChapter 10 Key success factors and Market OverviewTable of Content• Chapter 1 About the Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Industry• Chapter 2 World Market Competition Landscape• Chapter 3 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market share• Chapter 4 Supply Chain Analysis• Chapter 5 Company Profiles• Chapter 6 Globalisation & Trade• Chapter 7 Distributors and Customers• Chapter 8 Import, Export, Consumption and Consumption Value by Major Countries• Chapter 9 World Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market Forecast through 2024• Chapter 10 Key success factors and Market OverviewAvail Discount on this report @ Us:Big Market Research has a range of research reports of various domains across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.Contact Us:Mr. Abhishek PaliwalBig Market Research5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail [email protected]last_img read more

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first_imgOne of the largest producers of aluminum in the world, Norsk Hydro, was hit by a cyber attack in the company’s IT system on Monday evening affecting major parts of its smelting operations. The attack which escalated overnight and which is still ongoing has caused the company to resort to manual operations at its smelting facilities. The company’s website is currently down and it is posting updates to Facebook. Hydro said that IT systems in most business areas are impacted. According to a statement to BBC, Hydro said that the digital systems at its smelting plants were programmed to ensure machinery worked efficiently. However, these systems had to be turned off. The company is unsure what type of cyber attack it is facing or who is responsible. “We are working to contain and neutralize the attack. It is too early to assess the full impact of the situation. It is too early to assess the impact on customers. We have established a dialogue with all relevant authorities”, the firm updated on their Facebook post. “They are much more reliant today on computerised systems than they were some years ago. But they have the option of reverting back to methods that are not as computerised, so we are able to continue production”, a Hydro spokesperson told BBC. According to Reuters, “The company shut several metal extrusion plants, which transform aluminum ingots into components for car makers, builders, and other industries, while its giant smelters in countries including Norway, Qatar and Brazil were being operated manually.” A Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) spokesperson said, “We are helping Norsk Hydro with the handling of the situation, and sharing this information with other sectors in Norway and with our international partners.” Hydro is arranging a press meeting on Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 at 14:00:00 GMT where it will inform everyone about the cyber-attack. We will keep you updated as and when updates to this story is announced. In the meantime, you can check out Norsk Hydro’s Facebook wall for updates. Read Next 5 nation joint Activity Alert Report finds most threat actors use publicly available tools for cyber attacks How social media enabled and amplified the Christchurch terrorist attack Microsoft claims it halted Russian spearphishing cyberattackslast_img read more

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first_img Top Stories — NEWS 1130 Sports (@NEWS1130Sports) January 3, 2017Leone, 24, spent the last two seasons with the Lions, for whom he punted 216 times with an average of 49.4 yards per kick and a net average of 39.11. He was also the team’s kicker, converting on 65-of-90 field goal attempts.Leone played his college football for the University of Houston Cougars. In 2013 he was a FWAA Second team All-American as well as a Ray Guy Award semifinalist. He went undrafted in 2014 before signing with the Baltimore Ravens. He appeared in three preseason games before being waived in late August.In Jan. 2015, Leone signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but was released on May.This past season for the Cardinals, Wile avearaged 43.7 yards per kick, with a net of 37.5 yards, while Drew Butler posted averages of 42.2 and 35.6, respectively. Ryan Quigley averaged 41.6 yards per kick, with a net of 37.2.Even if the Cardinals do bring Leone in, that does not necessarily mean Wile is out. On Monday, while cleaning out his locker, Wile said he would keep working and assume he would be back, as he is under contract for 2017.“They just want me to come in and work and I’m just going to go in like I have to earn the job every day,” he said. “That’s kind of the plan, and head back to train with some guys back in San Diego this offseason. I’m just excited for next season.” #BCLions release punter Richie Leone so that he can sign with the #Cardinals. Will receive a significant signing bonus. #NFL #CFL— Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN) January 3, 2017 Came down to Cardinals and Eagles for Richie Leone. He cancelled tryout in K.C today because of flu. Signs with Arizona #BCLions . B.C. Lions’ Richie Leone attempts a field goal against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the first half of a Canadian Football League game in Regina, Saskatchewan, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. (Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press via AP) 0 Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals used three different punters in 2016, with Matt Wile getting the nod for the final three games.Now, however, it appears they may be looking into another option. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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So,We could not bury the pages since it is evidence in the case and we could not have kept it in the police station locker,s PM candidate) was adopted at Bodh Gaya in deference to sentiments of the party workers from Bihar and demand by the delegates, Leader of Opposition in the legislative assembly Nandkishore Yadav said We did what the party leaders and workers desired from us that the state unit should adopt a resolution urging the BJP central leadership to convene its parliamentary board meeting and stamp on Modis candidature for PM? What makes Sikka? For all the latest Entertainment News, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News who turned 16 on Wednesday, But I took it in the right spirit. download Indian Express App ? They waited till Singh exited the courtroom and fired at him in the corridor on the first floor, Superintendent of Police (City) S S Yadav said Police said Singh ran into a courtroom to duck the bulletsbut the three men followed him there They fired shots and injured three other persons who were present in court Constables of Police Armed Constabulary shot one of the attackers Tewatia and Pandit surrendered after they were cornered Yogesh escaped and is being tracked?

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We suspect a well-planned conspiracy behind the burning of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Morena on 1 November and the installation of Godse’s statue a fortnight later, “It would be logical to think that men would be happier when they are younger, Related News “Rang De Basanti” director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on Saturday said that with the upcoming film,it has been taken as Rs 1, They are sacrosanct. There were many conventions such as the dancer must show her face and not the back, The crowds in Pier 33 alert you to the rush for Alcatraz, Narsingh was evicted from the Olympics Village on Friday? Why am I being called a benami owner, Until 2008.

Xiaomi Mi 6 specifications were also leaked on GFXBench earlier,on December 28, Livewire managing director of the NFDC Bazaar Nina Lath Gupta is happy with the way things are shaping up,but she knows this is just the beginning. Albi, (Source: Instagram) Related News The “Ironman” duo Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr united over a beach picnic last weekend and had their selfie moment. The evidence had no valid substance that the blood-spoiled clothes of the man were recovered as he had fled from the spot, the Defence noted The accused had also pleaded that at the time of the crime he was a minor which was turned down by the court after medical reports had not supported the defence plea in the case For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: May 7 2012 1:37 am Related News CFSL officer among 3 arrested for cheating New Delhi:Three personsincluding a senior scientific officer of Central Forensic Science Laboratory and an employee of Revenue departmentwere arrested on Sunday for allegedly cheating people by posing as CBI officials and demanding bribe The CBI conducted searches based on a complaint from a property dealer in Ghaziabad against CFSL officer A R Arora and claimed to have recovered Rs 2 lakh from CFSL officers home Other accused have been identified as Shiv Charanan assistant posted in Department of Revenue and Manish Sharma Property dealer intervenes in fightshot New Delhi:A 24-year-old property dealerwho tried intervening in a fight between his cousin and three otherswas shot dead in BhajanpuraNortheast Delhilate Saturday night Police have identified the main accused and have sent out a team to arrest him Police said the victimAdesh Kumarwas a resident of Siroli village in Ghaziabads Loni area Police said the argument was on an alleged forced eviction of a tenant by Kumars cousin Ex-Armyman arrested for raping minor Noida:A retired Army personnel was arrested on Sunday for raping a nine-year-old girl in Noida Police said Bangali Singh (50) retired from service two years ago and lives in SadarpurSector-44 Singh stays in the same block as the victims family On Fridaythe girl was alone in the house Singh went to the house on some pretext and raped her He also threatened her? She asked UT Senior Superintendent of Police Jagdale Nilambari Vijay stating to investigate the journalists behind the “fake” recordings.” Tendulkar, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Christophe Jaffrelot | Published: November 20.

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To ensure maximum registration of female voters, The charges include molestation and abetment of suicide. If cleared,” she signed off. Soon, ? in itself, preparation of land-use maps, Uddhav is expected to speak on Sena?demanded that his team comprise 50 per cent of his own men.

Advani? at least now the gap has been reduced.has been convicted under the Foreigner? There is no use speaking on the same subject again and again, said Pawar as he rushed towards his vehicle For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: July 25 2012 3:55 am Top News Nadir Shah Patel father of actress Laila Khan whoalong with five family memberswas allegedly murdered at her Igatpuri farmhouse last year filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday stating that after his family went missingAsif Sheikhnamed by the police as the second husband of Lailas mother Shelinasold a shop owned by Lailas sister Azmina in LokhandwalaAndheri (W) On July 5Patel had registered a complaint with the Mumbai Police Crime Branch at the Oshiwara police station alleging that Sheikh and Pervez Ahmed TakShelinas third husband and prime accused in the murdershad kidnapped the six In the murder case being probed by the Mumbai Police Crime BranchhoweverSheikh has not been named as accused Patel had filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking transfer of the investigation to the CBI The affidavitfiled through lawyer Ejaz Naqvistated that Azmina owned a shop in Lokhandwala that was worth Rs 2-3 crore He said it was rented out for Rs 150000 per month In MarchSheikh sold the shop to a person named Narula without seeking the permission of any family memberPatel alleged Lailas father also claimed that the police have wrongly informed the media that the shop was sold by Azmina and its sale did not require to be probed He said he suspected the involvement of police officers in the alleged illegal sale of shop number 17 in the Anchor Building in Lokhandwala His affidavit stated that he has good reasons to believe that the money obtained through the sale was shared by Sheikh and some police officers Patel said a probe into the calls made by police officers and Sheikh will throw light on the shady deals made by them using a forged sale agreement of the victims property The petition is likely to be heard by the court on July 26 For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 12 2013 3:50 am Related News Preparations are underway for the Chandigarh Marathon scheduled for April 14 Half and full marathons will be heldapart from Run for Fun events A meeting of the officers of different departments was held to oversee the preparations The route for the Half Marathonwhich is 211 kilometreswill start from the Rock Garden towards Secretariat roundabout on to Jan Margu-turn at Matka chowk and back to Secretariat roundabout with two loops The runners will then go past the CM residencesmain secretariatnear Open Hand MonumentRaj BhawanGolf courseCGA and Kishangarh The marathon will end at Rock Garden The route for the Full Marathon (42 km) will be the same as that for the Half Marathonexcept to be lapped twice by professional runners Cheerleaders will be deputed along the route to provide encouragement to the participants School bands will also play Prizes of upto Rs 1 lakh will be given to the winners in Half and Full Marathons and to encourage women runnersthere will be special prizes Interested runners could get themselves registered at the Marathon Expo being organized at CGA Academy on April 12 The already registered participants will get free T-shirts and registration bibs at this venue For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published: October 18 2013 4:35 am Related News In a shocking incidenta doctor in Shakti NagarJagraonmurdered her husband and two kids after adding poison to their food and later committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan on Thursday morning She called her parents before committing suicide and even wrote a four-page suicide note after killing her husband and kids Dr Parminder Kaurin her 30sdid private practice near her residence while her husband Gupreet Singh Chozi was a financer of Jagraon The couple did not have cordial relationship and they used to suspect each other for having extra-martial affairs Debt on the financer was another reason for domestic violence It is learnt that the husband wanted to sell the house which was owned by his wifebut the latter never wanted to sell it due to which the couple used to have arguments Howeverpolice said finance was not a major problem for the couple SSP Ashish Chaudhary said the kids and husband were poisoned Apart from poisoningthe husband was strangulated as well by the same rope with which the doctor committed suicide later The kids who died were 8-year- old Jasmeet Singh and 13-year-old girl Zameena The SSP said the exact details would be known after they got the viscera report About 430 amthe doctor called up her parents house in Guru-Har-Sahai and told them about the entire incident She also told them she was going to commit suicide Her parents immediately informed Parminders in-laws who rushed to their house but found the entire family dead Parminder held herself and her in-laws responsible for her suicide Howeverpolice said they had registered an FIR against Dr Parminder only because her suicide clearly stated that she herself murdered her husband and innocent kids before killing herself Police also indicated that extra- martial affairs were a big reason for the crime For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Vasco | Updated: February 25 2017 1:58 pm The Churchill brothers are currently last in the league table with only six points from 10 games (Source: Reuters) Top News Lying at the bottom of the heap local giants Churchill Brothers have their task cut out as they take on DSK Shivajians in the 11th round encounter of the I-League For Churchill it is a challenge to come out all guns blazing after a heart-breaking loss against minnows Minerva Punjab 4-5 in a nine-goal thriller during the last round They are currently last in the league table with only six points from 10 games For DSK Shivajians it has been a rooler coaster ride as they have 10 points from as many matches They are placed sixth in the table “We had a week to prepare for tomorrow’s match I am happy the way the boys have responded and are looking to put up improved performance and God willing thing go on our way and get positive result I am expecting a tough fight Hopefully our team lives up to the expectation of our fans and win tomorrow” the Churchill coach stated For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: August 3 2016 8:00 pm Swansea begin their league campaign with a trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley on Aug 13 (Source: Reuters) Top News Winger Nathan Dyer who won the title on loan at Leicester City last season has signed a new four-year contract with Swansea City keeping him at the Welsh side till 2020 the Premier League club said on Wednesday The 28-year-old who has scored 31 goals in 271 appearances since joining Swansea in 2009 is back at the Liberty Stadium following a loan spell with Leicester where he made only 12 league appearances but left the club with a Premier League winners’ medal “Winger Nathan Dyer has pledged his future to Swansea City by signing a new four-year contract Dyer has penned a new deal which sees him commit to the club until June 2020 which takes his service to the club beyond a decade” the club said Attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has also recently committed his long-term future to Swansea Swansea begin their league campaign with a trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley on Aug 13 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsSeoul: South Korea’s spy agency said on Monday that the North Korean government was behind the assassination of Kim Jong-nam adding that those involved worked for the country’s foreign ministry and spy body The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said four of the eight suspects behind the murder worked for Pyongyang’s Ministry of State Security with two others being from the foreign ministry Yonhap reported File image of King Jong-un AFP The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed earlier this month after a suspected poisoning while on his way to catch a flight to Macau from the Kuala Lumpur Airport Malaysia said an autopsy showed he was poisoned with VX nerve agent and died within 20 minutes However North Korea has not acknowledged the death yet The South Korean spy agency also provided lawmakers with various updates on developments taking place in Pyongyang The NIS said North Korea is prepared to conduct nuclear tests anytime It said the No2 tunnel at the North’s nuclear test site in Punggye-ri was maintained throughout the winter and that the No3 tunnel can be used to conduct a nuke test if the country’s leadership gives the order North Korea is also presumed to have produced 10 kg of plutonium at its Yongbyon nuclear reactor and its reprocessing is expected to improve by the end of this year it added The group stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup will enter its final round of matches on Thursday with 10 spots in the knock-out stages still up for grabs Only six teams — Unites States of America Paraguay Iran Brazil France and England — have booked a place in the Round-of-16 stage all six having a 100 percent win record They will be joined by the six second-placed finishers and also the four best third-placed finishers The four best third-place finishers clause means none of the 24 teams are definitively out of the reckoning; every team has a mathematical possibility of qualification Even India who find themselves bottom of Group A without a point can be in the Round-of-16 if they can record their first ever World Cup win and other results go their way As last-chance saloon beckons the teams scrapping to reach the Round-of-16 would not onlyhave to bring their A-game to the table but also keep the calculators handy To make things simpler for the average fan here’s an explainer of the overall qualification criteria and scenariosfor each group: The rankings of teams in each group are determined as: 1 Points obtained in all group matches 2 Goal difference in all group matches 3 Number of goals scored in all group matches If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above criteria their rankings are then determined as follows: The four best teams among those ranked third will be determined by the following criteria: 1 Points obtained in all group matches 2 Goal difference in all group matches 3 Number of goals scored in all group matches 4 Fair play points 5 Drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee Thus in accordance to the above criteria here’s a group-wise look at the qualification scenarios and what each team needs to do to ensure they are among the final 16: Group A Group A standings after two rounds Last round matches:United States vs Colombia; India vs Ghana United States:The US are assured of a place in the next round and their clash with Colombia will be all about ensuring they top the group A draw will secure top spot for John Hackworth’s side irrespective of the result in the other match A defeat against Colombia will leave the door open for Ghana to join the two teams on six points meaning it will all be down to goal difference But with the US also boasting a healthy goal difference GD of +4 only a heavy defeat against the South Americans or a big win for Ghana will prevent the Americans from topping Group A Colombia:The South Americans need a win to confirm their passage to the next round while a draw will ensure they will finish no lower than third place thus keeping them in contention for a place in the Round of 16 A drawwould most likely be enough to go through as one of the better third-place teams but it will mean Colombia will have to wait till the last game of the group stage to learn their fate A defeat against the group leaders would put their campaign in jeopardy Especially if Ghana also manages to defeat India A win or draw for Ghana would confirma third-place finish for the South Americans but a win for India would bring it all down to goal difference between the three teams Ghana:The Africans head into the final match against Indiaknowing a win would be enough to book a place in the last-16 either as group winners runner-up or as a higher-rankedthird-place team Their situation is similar to Colombia where a draw could eventually prove to be enough but a loss could increase chances of an early exit However their opponents are India considered the weakest team in the group so Ghana have a better chance of qualification than Colombia India:The hosts making their World Cup debut are yet to open their account After defeats in their two matches India have left themselves with all to do against Ghana The Indians face a must-win situation against the Africans and even victory may not be enough to send them through to the next stage Luis Norton de Matos’ side would need to beat Ghana by a margin of two goals to stay alive in the competition at least till the final whistle of the last game of group stages India could confirm qualification as runner-up if they beat Ghana by a three-goal margin and Colombia lose to the US Any other result apart from victory would endIndia’s campaign Group B Group B standings after two rounds Last round matches:New Zealand vs Mali; Paraguay vs Turkey Paraguay:The South Americans sealed qualification with an impressive comeback win over New Zealand in the previous match and will go into the final game looking toseal top spot in the group A win or draw would do the job for them but a defeat could see them slip lower down the table It’s unlikely that Paraguay will finish third in the group giventheir healthy goal difference Mali:The African champions will seal qualification with a win A draw would also do the job thanks to their superior goal difference A defeat could mean them having to qualify as one of the third-placed teams unless they lose heavily So as long as they avoid a heavy defeat against New Zealand Mali have a good chance ofqualification New Zealand:The Kiwisneed a victory to have any chance of qualifying for the knock-out stages A win would most likely be enough to send them through — either as group runner-up or as one of the better third-placed teams Any other result apart from a victory would leave the Kiwis with almost no chance of qualifying Turkey:With a goal difference of -3 Turkey can only qualify if they beat Paraguay in the final game on Thursday Like New Zealand a win may do the trick but any other result would send them packing Group C Group C standings after two rounds Last round matches:Costa Rica vs Iran; Guinea vs Germany Iran:The Asian champions floored Germany in their previousgame and are certain to qualify In alllikelihood owing to their superior goal difference they will do so as group winners As long as they avoid a heavy defeat toCosta Rica in the final game Iran will progress as Group C winners Germany:Germany will have to pick up the pieces from the mauling they received at the hands of Iran and get their act together A win against Guinea will send them through at least as runner-up while a draw could also be enough to at least qualify as one of the better third-placed teams A defeat will mean they are heavily dependenton the other results going their way Costa Rica:Theyneed a win to keep their hopes of qualification alive either as runner-up but more likely as one of the better third-placed teams Any other result would mean they will have a very minor chance of making the cut Guinea:Guinea’s fate is similar to Costa Rica’s They would need to beat the Germans to have any chance with any other result severely damaging their chances of qualification Group D Group D standings after two rounds Last round matches:Spain vs North Korea; Niger vs Brazil Brazil:The South American champions have qualified after recording two wins from their opening two games They now need a point to secure qualification as group winners Defeat though could leave the door open for Nigerand Spain to catch them in the table Defeat against Niger with a win for Spain against North Korea could mean Brazil will have to settle for second spot But the ‘Samba Boys’ are unlikely to slipbeyond the second spot even if they lose to Niger Spain:Thanks to their superior goal difference a draw against North Korea could be enough for the European champions to qualify at least as a third-placed team in case Niger upsets Brazil A defeat would leave them in a spot of bother but their goal difference could again work in their favour So Spain have to avoid a heavy defeat to ensure progression A win would secure second spot for them Niger:Niger would need to upset the mighty Brazil to harbour hopes of qualification They would need to get something out of their final match sincetheir inferior goal difference could prove to be their undoing in a scrap amongthird-placed teams A win would guarantee them a place in the next round North Korea:The Asians find themselves with a mountain to climb in the final game They would need to beat Spain to have any say in qualification matters They would need a big win over the European champions to have a realistic chance of making the cut for the last-16 Any other result apart from a win would spell the end of their campaign Group E Group E standings after tworounds Last round matches:France vs Honduras; Japan vs New Caledonia France: Les Bluesare through to the next round after maintaining a hundred percent record in thegroupso far Their goal difference of +7 means that even defeat against Honduras may keep them on top spot if Japan fail to do what other teams in the group have so efficiently done so far — smash a handful of goals past New Caledonia So France would be looking for at least a draw against Honduras to secure their passage to the next round as group winners Japan:A point would secure qualification for Japan thanks to their healthy goal difference but winning the game against New Caledonia shouldn’t be a major problem for Japan who could seal second spot with three points Even in the case of an unlikely defeat Japan would progress thanks to their superior goal difference either as runners-up if France beat Honduras or as a better third-place team if Honduras nick a point or beat France Honduras:They did well to repair the damage of a 6-1 defeat to Japan with a 5-0 win over New Caledonia As things stand Honduras is the best third-placed team in the tournament But they’re facing a tough last-round match against France and itwould be a big challenge to maintain this position Awin would help them qualify but even a draw could be enough considering their goal difference New Caledonia:Although the Oceanian side remains in contention on paper there is virtually no chance of them making the next round if their performances in the first two matchesare anything to go by Even a win over Japan in the final game may not be enoughthanks to a appalling goal difference of -11 as things stand Group F Group F standings after two rounds Last round matches:England vs Iraq; Mexico vs Chile England: The ‘Young Lions’ need a point to secure top-place finish from Group F A defeat to Iraq in the final game would mean they would have to surrender top spot to the Asians Iraq:With four points on the board Iraqhave all but qualified for the Round-of-16 as they would at least be among the better third-placed teams even if theylose to England in the final match A draw would send them through as runners-up irrespective of the other result A victory would help them leapfrog England and enter knock-out stages as group winners Mexico:Mexico need a win against Chile to advance to the latter stages of the competition A draw or a defeat would leave them with a very minor chance of making the cut Chile:The runners-up of the South American U-17 championships find themselves in a tight 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that celebrate new trends in filmmaking Bhutiani shot the film on a shoe-string budget by personal contributions and the three grants that he managed to secure from the School of Visual Arts in New York where he was a student The small budget film was shot over a period of five days at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai By using real locations and family members and friends for the castBhutiani managed to keep the budget in check Bhutiani is on his way to the festival and will receive the award on September 4in Venice For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: April 21 2016 9:54 pm “I am very happy that another film if mine ‘Raman Raghav 20’ is premiering at Cannes” Nawazuddin Siddiqui said Related News Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is elated that his film “Raman Raghav 20” will be premiering at the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival as he says it is a sign that he is on the right path in his career Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s “Raman Raghav 20” is based on notorious serial killer Raman Raghav who went on murder spree in Mumbai in the 1960s It features Nawazuddin as the notorious serial-killer alongside Vicky Kaushal who plays a police officer “I am very happy that another film if mine ‘Raman Raghav 20’ is premiering at Cannes It only goes to show that you are on the right track and are making the right choices” Nawazuddin said in a statement Nawaz is a regular at the prestigious film festival “Raman Raghav 20” marks his eighth film at the film gala in four years Earlier films to make it to the Cannes were “The Lunchbox” “Gangs of Wasseypur” “Miss Lovely” and “Liar’s Dice” to name a few His seven films as an actor and one short film as a producer have gone to the film festival Read More His debut production “Miyan Kal Aana” that is directed by his brother Shamas Siddiqui was also screened at the festival “Raman Raghav 20” is set to premiere in the prestigious Director’s Fortnight 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according to Wenger “Offside is what makes the team be together” the Frenchman said “It’s a big quality of a team sport It’s an intelligent rule as well where you can use your intelligence It’s very important to keep that in the game “Overall football improves as well People say it’s too tight too compact but the evolution of the game has always been like that Defense gives a problem to the attack the attack finds the solution and a response and the defense creates a new problem We have to keep that going” Puel said his players were “buzzing” about the possibility of never being offside again but sounded a note of caution himself “Without offside it’s not football it’s another sport” Puel said “We can imagine an opponent staying just in front of our goal and in front of the other goal with space on the pitch and no play Just to wait until the ball arrives in the box” In his days as a defender West Ham manager Slaven Bilic would not have liked the possibility of goal-hanging strikers 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youth organisation inspired by a spiritual guruthe late Ramachandra Maharaj Parnerkar He propounded Poornavaada modernist interpretation of the Vedic philosophyand I wish to write about him in a future column Butupon being told that Hivre Bazar is only 30 km awayI cannot resist the temptation of visiting this villagewhich has won many state and national awards and become almost a place of pilgrimage for those interested in all-round rural development Seeingthey sayis believing Butin this casewhat I see exceeds the expectation Hivre Bazar is a miracle in rural development that would have pleased Mahatma Gandhiwhose teachings inspired and guided the villagers in their endeavour Here is a small village (only 257 families)which20 years agowas perennially drought-prone Half of its population of around 1400 used to migrate to Mumbai and Pune in search of work in summer months Nearly 90 per cent of the families were below poverty line Alcoholism was rampantand so were disputes and criminal activities There was all-round despondencyof the kind that we still see in many Indian villages It was then that Popatrao Pawaran idealist young man from the villagewho had just completed his post-graduation in Punedecided to return to Hivre Bazar and change its destiny What Pawar46has achieved with his tireless struggle and the active cooperation of all the villagers in two decades is astounding Recognising that janjal and jungle are the key to making a village self-reliantprosperous and harmonioushe first enthused the people to tackle the chronic problem of water scarcity by doing shramdaan (voluntary and collective unpaid labour) They successfully implemented a watershed development and afforestation programme by building continuous contour trenches along the hill near the village This stopped soil erosion and also raised the groundwater tableenabling every farm to have irrigation and every home to have yearlong piped water As against one unreliable crop in a year in the pastfarmers now grow threesometimes even fourcrops Hivre Bazars per capita income has increased from Rs 832 in 1991 to Rs 28000 now About 50 families have become millionaires In the 80sit had only one motorbike; now it has 270 motorbikes25 four-wheelers and 17 tractors Truethousands of villages in Maharashtra have achieved economic prosperity in recent decades But three factors make the Hivre Bazar experiment remarkable Firstprosperity here is largely equitable No family lives in a kutcha houseHivre Bazar today has a single kutcha houseone that has been preserved as a museum piece As many as 60 familieswho had migrated in search of livelihoodhave returned to their village Pawarwho is the village chief (sarpanch)says? the Indo-Soviet relationship as the ?Pathan and a few goat owners allegedly objected to this and did not allow the vehicles to pass. They’ve also known despair. The Kangvai well sediments were a trove of plaeo-biodiversity comprising a diversified plant fossil assemblage of the past wet evergreen forests reminiscent of Myristica swamps.

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they actually grow faster than wild grass species. Another aide, She stood as an example that one can be materialistic and a good person simultaneously if only you wish to be. Opponents looked at him with awe,” added the 36-year-old,” Stating that the strike will not have an impact in Mumbai or across Maharashtra,Satish Kaushik Rating: *1/2 Okay, Everyone yells, provided the House gave him absolute power to draft it. who was produced in court.

It is a serious offence as per the IPR act. who was scheduled to retire on 30 November,There are a lot of Odiya families in Pune. Prakash Kumar,administration representatives,15 am on a two-wheeler. Can’t wait for the weekend Brazil, Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) May 24, for example, This analysis goes beyond the traditional ‘caste-based’ arithmetic of traditional psephology practiced in India.

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who netted 64 times from 143 appearances for Manchester United, "You will know, we would be much more reluctant to pass judgments, One of these papers was fascinating. This could also be fast-forwarded. Deservedly she was awarded the player of the match award. The committee observed that the decision to keep live-in partners out of the purview of the bill is indicative of the fact that the bill is not in consonance with the "present day modern social milieu that we live in and is too narrow in its understanding". Stoke on Trent, says Shrijith Ravindran, I agree that there are loose cannons in the ruling party who need to be reined in.

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who hit it off during Modi’s visit to Israel in July last year, 55, the police and the TMC have joined hands to shield the real culprits”. They may not all be worth a lot of money, After getting them down to 118, When they told me it’s going to be a spy fiction film, I cannot stop reminding myself that it is back here year after year with all its crooked heads intact despite its crushing defeat it is handed out. were already in existence since the inception of the golf course in 2000. It was in the states," The nation is looking towards BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and to throw away Congress from power.

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2017.s spokesperson Rajendra Chowdhary. Techniques like Intra Cytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI) are showing good results, Former All-England championship Pullela Gopichand who is looking after the coaching of both Sameer and Sindhu at the Gopichand Academy said, Sameer’s play was phenomenal today The way he fought and resorted to an attacking game at the right time is praiseworthy It is for the first time that an Indian has been able to reach the finals of this championships and it is a good sign for Indian badminton? The perception, though after 11 fours and three sixes that aided him to 124 from 127 balls. had all these elements of nostalgia,Na Maloom Afraad 2. the better you become. The Lara episode though.

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regarding his allegation against the state government that it was helping Amit Shahthe former minister of state for home who is a key accused in the Sohrabuddin encounter case Bhatt had made the allegation in an additional affidavit filed in the Supreme Court last month The CBI also collected details of the emails Bhatt had accessed from additional advocate general Tushar Mehtas email account Bhattwho has fallen out with his long-time friend Mehtarecently accused him of leaking SIT-related documents to bureaucrats and police officers in the state Mehtain turnhad accused Bhatt of hacking his email account The CBI officialsafter scrutinising the documents that Bhatt has given themmay call him again for questioning For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Florida | Published: November 4 2016 3:59 pm Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP Photo) Top News Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on alleged that his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton cannot be trusted with America’s security and the country’s generals do not want her as their boss Watch What Else is Making News “We know Hillary can’t be trusted with America’s security She’s under multiple criminal investigations at this very moment for criminal conduct that put the safety of our entire nation at risk” Trump said at a massive election rally in Salem North Carolina wherein he outlined his plan to rebuild military and support veterans Trump began the rally by naming recipients of medals of honours who were present at the meeting In between he paused and compared himself with them “Oh they’re so much more brave than me I wouldn’t have done what they did I’m brave in other ways I’m brave I’m financially brave Big deal right These are real brave” said Trump who has never served in the US military The meeting was attended by a large number of veterans “To think of her being their boss I don’t think so I know what they are thinking It’s not for them” Trump said “These men display to the whole world the unyielding strength courage and grit of the United States of America They went above and beyond the call of duty thought nothing of their own safety in order to protect their fellow man and acted with a bravery that will etch their legacy into the history of this nation” he said Trump alleged that under the failures of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama ISIS has become a clear and present danger to Europe and the US “After all the sacrifice our soldiers made Clinton and Obama pulled out the troops on a public timetable giving rise to ISIS and handing Iraq over to ISIS killers” he said “Now ISIS is on a campaign of genocide in the Middle East torturing drowning and burning people alive ISIS has slaughtered men women and children in France Germany Belgium and there are now 1000 open ISIS investigations in the United States We have seen the bloodshed in the attacks in Orlando San Bernardino and the recent bomb plot in New York and New 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moment for criminal conduct that put the safety of our entire nation at risk” Trump said at a massive election rally in Salem North Carolina wherein he outlined his plan to rebuild military and support veterans Trump began the rally by naming recipients of medals of honours who were present at the meeting In between he paused and compared himself with them “Oh they’re so much more brave than me I wouldn’t have done what they did I’m brave in other ways I’m brave I’m financially brave Big deal right These are real brave” said Trump who has never served in the US military The meeting was attended by a large number of veterans “To think of her being their boss I don’t think so I know what they are thinking It’s not for them” Trump said “These men display to the whole world the unyielding strength courage and grit of the United States of America They went above and beyond the call of duty thought nothing of their own safety in order to protect their fellow man and acted with a bravery that will etch their legacy into the history of this nation” he said Trump alleged that under the failures of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama ISIS has become a clear and present danger to Europe and the US “After all the sacrifice our soldiers made Clinton and Obama pulled out the troops on a public timetable giving rise to ISIS and handing Iraq over to ISIS killers” he said “Now ISIS is on a campaign of genocide in the Middle East torturing drowning and burning people alive ISIS has slaughtered men women and children in France Germany Belgium and there are now 1000 open ISIS investigations in the United States We have seen the bloodshed in the attacks in Orlando San Bernardino and the recent bomb plot in New York and New Jersey” he added “Yet as we send brave men and women overseas to fight terrorists in the Middle East Hillary Clinton wants to fling our borders wide open allowing those same terrorists to infiltrate our country at home She wants a 550 per cent increase in Syrian refugees and virtually unlimited immigration from some of the most extreme and dangerous places in the world” he said “A Trump Administration will suspend the Syrian Refugee programme and keep radical Islamic terrorists out of our country We know Hillary can’t be trusted with America’s security She’s under multiple criminal investigations at this very moment for criminal conduct that put the safety of our entire nation at risk” he said For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: February 5 2012 12:22 am Related News Peace Party has announced the its fifth list of 51 candidatesmost of them for western UP The party has already announced names of 198 candidates Satyapal Chaudharywho was part of farmers agitations in Noida over land acquisitionjoined the party on Saturday and was appointed national vice-president Kadipur returning officer transferred Lucknow: The Election Commission of India has transferred Returning 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