Donie Greene Memorial Tournament to take place this weekend

first_imgThe tournament will see Basketball Ireland Super League teams including Maree, Moycullen, Templeogue, Belfast Star and Griffith College Swords Thunder go head-to-head for top honours, setting the scene nicely for the tip off of the 2018/19 season the following weekend. The action gets underway at 10am with Local sides Maree and Moycullen locking horns and runs throughout the day with further games on Sunday morning before the final at 3pm. The schedule is below:Saturday, September 22nd, 2018:Maree v Moycullen, 10amTempleogue v Griffith College Swords Thunder, 11.30amBelfast Star v Moycullen, 1pmTempleogue v Maree, 2.30pmGriffith College Swords Thunder v Belfast Star, 4pmMoycullen v Templeogue, 5.30pmMaree v Griffith College Swords Thunder, 7pm Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 Belfast Star v Templeogue, 10amGriffith College Swords Thunder v Moycullen, 11.30amMaree v Belfast Star, 1pmFINAL, 3pmprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emailcenter_img The second annual Donie Greene Memorial Tournament will take place at Calascantius College, Oranmore, Co. Galway on Saturday and Sunday, September 22nd and 23rd.last_img read more

Saints Grad Arie Postmus Embraces Sutter-Immersion

first_imgAfter retiring from the NHL, Sutter purchased the Red Deer Rebels in 1999 and has been the owner/president ever since. Other than a five-year break to coach in the NHL with the New Jersey Devils and Calgary Flames between 2007 and 2012, Sutter has also been the Rebels head coach. In that time he has brought the central Alberta city a Memorial Cup in 2001 and also coached Canada’s World Junior Team to a pair of gold medals in 2005 and 2006.“It’s awesome, they preach professionalism right off the start,” Postmus says of the organization that also includes Brent’s son Merrick and his nephew Shaun. “Brent has put me in, has shown me the ropes and introduced me to some pretty well known people in the hockey community. I’m just trying to soak it all in and learn every day. I really cherish this opportunity and it is an important start in the hockey world.”Postmus is no stranger to organizations that strive for excellence in a family-like setting. He grew up in Fruitvale and after midget started playing for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Beaver Valley Nitehawks. One of the most storied Junior B teams in Western Canada, Postmus was part of a juggernaut squad that won the league title in 2012 under the guidance of head coach Terry Jones.“That was a pretty special team,” Postmus says about his hometown club. “Terry Jones is the greatest coach I ever had, hands-down. He preaches on-ice performance, but he wants to develop good people. I feel like a lot of what shaped my personality and who I am today is growing up in hockey schools with him as a young kid and then getting a chance to play for Beaver Valley. It was unbelievable. I owe a lot of my success and where I am today to Terry, he helped me grow as a person. He puts people in positions to succeed.”From junior, Postmus joined the Selkirk College Saints in the 2013-2014 season where he fit into a line-up fresh off its first British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) title. A key member of the Saints’ blueline, Postmus helped the team to three more championships as part of an incredible four-in-a-row run of provincial titles between 2013 and 2016.“I have those three rings in my room and everyday I see them and think ‘wow.’ What we accomplished during those years was pretty special,” Postmus says. “Both [former Saints coaches] Jeff Dubois and Alex Evin did such a great job of recruiting guys that brought excellence not only on the ice, but off the ice as well.”After graduating from the Business Administration Program at Selkirk College, Postmus transferred to Red Deer College where he played two seasons for the school’s hockey team while working on completing his Business Degree.Now well on his way to a career in the sport he loves so much, Postmus looks back to his time at Selkirk College as pivotal in his current success.“I’m grateful to [Selkirk College Athletics Coordinator] Kim Verigin, Jeff Dubois and Alex Evin who took me in right away and put me in a leadership role,” he says. “Through that I was able to have some experiences that I might have not gotten as a young guy. I really cherish the time I spent at Selkirk College, I wouldn’t be here today if not for that time.” For his first off-ice hockey job, Selkirk College alumnus Arie Postmus could not have landed a better boss to show him the ropes.This past summer, the former Selkirk College Saints defenceman secured a position with the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels as the team’s Hockey Operations Administrator that includes a focus on player education and wellness. His boss is Brent Sutter, one of the most decorated men in professional and junior hockey, and member of the legendary family of hockey brothers who grew up on a farm in Viking, Alberta.“I have always wanted to work for a hockey team and stay involved in the sport, it’s my true passion,” says Postmus, who suited up with the Saints between 2013 and 2016. “I have been playing hockey since I was four and it’s just a part of me. I didn’t think this opportunity would come along so soon and there is no better person to start your hockey career than with Brent.”His role with the Rebels is dynamic and providing Postmus with a hands-on education about how an organization operates on a daily basis. Postmus looks after the logistics of road trips like hotels, meals, ice times and schedules, along with helping the coaching staff with analysis during games. The 27-year-old is also charged with working with younger players to ensure their education and life outside the rink is on track for success.His duties with the team are under the guidance of Sutter, the fourth of the famous family of six to play in the NHL and the most successful of his clan. Brent Sutter won three Stanley Cups with the New York Islanders and was a member of three Canada Cup championship teams during a feisty professional playing career lasted between 1980 and 1998.last_img read more

SENIOR CUP CRICKET: Melbourne, Westmoreland in control

first_imgDefending champions Melbourne CC and Westmoreland CA hold the upper hand in their Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup semi-final clashes against Kingston and Jamaica Defence Force respectively heading into today’s second and final day. Led by centuries from Jamaica Scorpions opener, Guyanese-born Trevon Griffith, and former national youth batsman Tarique White, Melbourne, after winning the toss, posted a challenging 415 for eight declared at Chedwin Park. The Brandon King-led Kingston, in reply, closed nine for two. The competition’s leading run-scorer, Garth Garvey, made three. Newly-drafted Scorpions four-day opener Steven Taylor, 81, and Andre McCarthy, 24, also got among the runs for Melbourne against fast bowler Marquino Mindley, two for 46, Derval Green two for 59 and left-arm spinner, Fabian Allen, two for 81. Meanwhile, over at Sabina Park, Westmoreland made a modest 213 after being sent in and at close of play had JDF reeling at 139 for six. Former national under-19 representatives Thavi Spencer, Shahid Crooks and Javoy Spence made 30, 27 and 24, respectively. for Westmoreland. The JDF’s leg-spinner Garland Palmer, took five for 53, and Shamari Brown, four for 48. Recent Guyana Jaguars four-day draftee, off-spinner Ramaal Lewis, three for 44, has so far taken most wickets for Westmoreland.last_img read more

City sues El Monte business park owner after neighbors’ gripes

first_imgEL MONTE – In an effort to end complaints between an Orchard Street business park and its neighbors, the city has filed a lawsuit against the owner who leases the industrial property. The outcome is expected to affect all the businesses there, city officials said. EL MONTE – In an effort to end complaints between an Orchard Street business park and its neighbors, the city has filed a lawsuit against the owner who leases the industrial property. The outcome is expected to affect all the businesses there, city officials said. Directed at Jackson Family Trust, the lawsuit was filed days after chemical fumes from Valet Services hospitalized nearly two dozen employees Sept. 18. Firefighters had to evacuate the building at 11312 Orchard St. and surrounding sidewalk. Neighbors’ complaints about excessive dust, fumes, traffic and noise drew the city’s attention to Valet Services, a laundry company that operates on a 24-hour schedule. It does not provide employee parking, which has exacerbated complaints, city officials said. “The city is very concerned about the impact of businesses in residential areas,” said Matt Weintraub, El Monte city spokesman. “We are committed, where feasible, to have housing and commercial mixed-use, but it must be appropriate. The current situation may not be the best use.” Neighbors expressed hope the city can eliminate Valet Services from their neighborhood. Charles Castaneda, who lives two houses away, said he has been wrangling with the city since the company moved there in 1999. “We the people are the ones that are suffering and that’s very unfair,” he said. “We live here 24-7 and they are in operation 24-7.” Moseley said the complaints and the incident in September “really is just an example where whenever industry and residents collide, there are potential problems. “The city of El Monte is committed to seeing this lawsuit through,” he said. In an increasingly complex and condensed world, “it’s important that we find the right path.” (626) 962-8811 Ext. 2393160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’City officials said the accident did not prompt the lawsuit, but it showed the difficulty in having certain industrial facilities and residential developments in close quarters. “A business’ right to exist and create jobs should not interfere with the quality of life of residents,” said El Monte City Attorney Clarke Moseley. “That balance is always being tested, more so now that property values are going up.” Gary Von, accountant representative for Valet Services, said the lawsuit was a surprise, but wouldn’t say any more because he said he was directed not to. Paul Gray, the attorney representing the Jackson Family Trust, would not comment because he said had not reviewed the case. Based on records and the area’s history, the city believes there should be only one light-industrial user in the area. last_img read more

Pochettino reveals what he would do if his players suffered racist abuse

first_imgTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino would take his players off the pitch if they suffered racist abuse.Spurs star Danny Rose was among the England players abused by Montenegrin fans during England’s 5-1 Euro 2020 qualifying victory this week. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Mauricio Pochettino hugs Danny Rose last season. huge blow shining 3 BEST OF Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won RANKED REVEALED REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? “A game you can win or you can lose. You can win the three points or lose the three points. I don’t know. But we cannot be hypocrites with that.“There is nothing more important in this life to protect the values and principles and no one can abuse. No one deserves to be abused.“When this type of situation happens, football is not important, you know. If that happens and I am conscious about that, I am the first to say, ‘Stop, we are not going to play. Come on inside. Go off.’ Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade The Football Association described the incidents in Podgorica, where Callum Hudson-Odoi and Raheem Sterling were also targeted, as “abhorrent”.Governing body UEFA subsequently opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro, including a charge of racist behaviour.Reaction has been strong from within the game, with Pochettino joining a growing list of managers who say they would stop proceedings if he witnessed abuse.“If I feel the abuse and I hear it, then out. Stop. Stop,” Pochettino confirmed. “There is nothing more important than to stop that. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ “That is why all my support is to them, and to the players and all the people that maybe are going to see me and say, ‘Oh, I feel the same. I’m going to help if something happens on the street. I’m going to stop that’.“Because some people see some abuse on the street and they don’t want to be involved.”But maybe with that, you are more conscious and sensitive and you are going to be involved and try to stop. I think every single situation that can help that, which is in our hands, we need to be there.”center_img Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move ADVICE Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury “Because football is not important. The most important thing is that you cannot make someone feel and treat them like that.”Pochettino believes the attention drawn to the abuse footballers receive could help people intervene if racism occurs in everyday life.“It was so clear because it was on TV and we could see but how many people suffer abuse in everyday life in different countries, on the street, and no one knows?” Pochettino added. gameday cracker no dice 3 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Danny Rose was subjected to racist abuse when he was booked towards the end of the 5-1 win Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino REPLY 3 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions LATEST FOOTBALL STORIESlast_img read more

Leicester make Harry Maguire decision after £80million Man United bid

first_img targets Sam Allardyce says Harry Maguire is similar to Virgil van DijkDespite missing Friday’s match, Maguire is expected back in training on Saturday.United have so far completed two signings this summer, bringing in Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, the full-back, from Crystal Palace.Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever. Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS 1 FAREWELL Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:50Loaded: 19.81%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis 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.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen REVEALED TROPHY The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Man United are trying to complete a late deal for Maguire LIVE on talkSPORT Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested OFF Harry Maguire will play no part in Leicester’s friendly against Atalanta having been left out Brendan Rodgers’ squad following Manchester United bidding for him.As talkSPORT revealed on Thursday, the Red Devils have submitted an £80million take it or leave it bid for Maguire, which will be withdrawn on Monday if no response has been provided. New job Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST Caglar Soyuncu is expected to replace Maguire in Rodgers’ starting XI, with the Turkey international likely to keep his place for Leicester’s Premier League opener against Wolves should Maguire be sold before Thursday’s 5pm deadline. Luton vs Middlesbrough (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORTSalford City vs Stevenage (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Brentford vs Birmingham (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Nottingham Forest vs West Brom (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Liverpool (Sunday, 3pm) – talkSPORTBristol City vs Leeds United (Sunday, 4:30pm) – talkSPORT 2 deals Getty Images – Getty BIG PRESENTS UP TOP It was agreed he would sit out the match as he is not in the right frame of mind amid the rumours of a switch to Old Trafford in the final week of the transfer window. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions The bid is understood to still fall slightly short of Leicester’s valuation of Maguire, with The Telegraph claiming the Foxes don’t want to sell, and don’t need to sell, so have set his asking price at £90m.The same report confirms Maguire’s absence from Friday’s friendly against Atalanta at the King Power Stadium, after the centre-back held talks with manager Brendan Rodgers. latest Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week last_img read more

Cardiff confirm players subjected to ‘an unacceptable coaching environment’

first_img stalemate on target The internal investigation, which was conducted by Cardiff’s head of safeguarding and overseen by a senior board member, highlighted ‘a number of significant concerns’ at the Welsh outfit.A statement from the Championship side read: “Cardiff City Football Club can confirm that a comprehensive investigation into accusations of bullying and abuse by current and former employees has been concluded.“The investigation, commissioned under the direction of Capital Law Ltd, conducted by the club’s head of safeguarding and overseen by a senior member of its board of directors, highlighted a number of significant concerns relating to an unacceptable coaching environment over the relevant period of time. Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ “This was magnified due to the lack of effective safeguarding processes being followed. Cardiff City Football Club regrets the impact this has had and any distress that may have been caused to those affected by the investigation process that has followed.“The confidential investigation report containing the club’s conclusions and recommendations, has been delivered to the club’s board of directors; the Premier League, the Football Association, Football Association of Wales and our statutory partners. We can provide reassurance that robust changes to procedures have subsequently been implemented and awareness of these issues will be reinforced for the protection of young players at Cardiff City Football Club. targets Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti That same month, Daily Mail reported the parents of a young English footballer complained to the Premier League club about Bellamy’s behaviour towards their son, who has since left the club.Bellamy, who played for Newcastle, Liverpool, Blackburn, Manchester City, West Ham before ending his career at Cardiff, categorically denied the allegations. 2 statement appointed center_img Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this weekPartizan Belgrade vs Manchester United (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Aston Villa (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTSheffield Wednesday vs Leeds (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2West Ham vs Sheffield United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Burnley vs Chelsea (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT LIVE on talkSPORT Cardiff issued a statement on the allegations of bullying Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Craig Bellamy has denied the allegations Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Cardiff City have spoken of their regret at the distress caused after an investigation into allegations of bullying against Craig Bellamy revealed ‘an unacceptable coaching environment’.In January, Bellamy stepped down from his role as Cardiff Under-18s coach pending an investigation of bullying. latest 2 rookie error update “These plans and associated safeguarding education measures have been welcomed and endorsed by the associations and bodies referenced above. An independent audit of the club’s safeguarding provision by Barnado’s in April 2019 confirmed that the club is compliant with the Premier League’s Safeguarding Standards.“The investigative report continues to form part of an employee disciplinary process and thus the club is unable to publicly provide specific details of matters relating to individuals.“Cardiff City Football Club wishes to express its sincere thanks to the players, families and academy staff that have assisted throughout the investigation. This engagement has allowed the club to address previous failings and implement processes and procedures in the most thorough way to prevent similar issues arising in the future.”last_img read more

Workers Return To Bedford GM Plant

first_imgThe longest General Motors strike in history is over and workers in Bedford returned to work over the weekend.United Auto Workers union voted in favor of a four-year labor deal to end the walkout.The United Auto Workers Union released a statement announcing UAW General Motors members ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement Friday. The rank-and-file members voted 57 percent in favor of the deal, according to the union. Locally, the 703 members of UAW Local 440 voted 60 percent to 40 percent not to approve the terms of the agreement, according to union president Kevin Hutchinson.The vote ends a painful work stoppage that has lasted six weeks, costing GM nearly $2 billion in lost production and employees nearly $1 billion in lost wages.The strike by nearly 50,000 hourly GM workers started Sept. 16.It is the largest against a US business since the last GM strike 12 years ago. But that strike was over in less than three days. This strike is the longest auto industry work stoppage in more than 20 years and the longest nationwide auto strike in 50 years.The final deal would give striking workers four small wins and one major loss.Workers are guaranteed a 3 percent pay raise and a 4 percent lump-sum increase in alternating years. Employees got the same result the last time they negotiated a contract in 2015, without going on strike.GM agreed to lift the $12,000 cap on profit-sharing, so there’s no limit to the cut workers can get from GM’s profits.Right now, they each get $1,000 for every $1 billion the company earns.  The Detroit-Hamtramck factory was one of four slated for closure before the strike, it will now stay open, and GM will build electric trucks and vans there.That’s a $3 billion investment in 2,225 jobs.The company will also invest $1 billion in two other factories — one in Tennessee and another in Michigan — to build mid-size SUVs.There is now a process for temporary workers to become permanent employees after three years on the job and for newer hires to earn the full pay rate in four years instead of eight.That top wage rate was increased from about $30 to $32 per hour.The cost of workers’ health care plans, among the lowest in the nation, was left untouched.The company had announced plans to increase premiums but backed down during the strike.Permanent workers will also get an $11,000 signing bonus and temporary workers will get $4,500, basically covering the wages they lost during the strikeUnion negotiators were unable to get GM to move car production from Mexico to the Lordstown, Ohio plant, which once produced the Chevy Cruze, which was perhaps the most sensitive issue on the table.It was terrible news for the 1,400 workers who have since been laid off – several hundred of them have accepted transfers to other factories.GM officials have promised to open an electric car battery factory near the Lordstown plant. That’s not what the union wanted, though, because it would only employ a few hundred people at lower wages.last_img read more

Marshfield Junior Legion routs Plover, sweeps doubleheader at Wisconsin Rapids

first_imgBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterPLOVER — The Marshfield Post 54 Junior Legion baseball team scored multiple runs in four different innings and went on to blast Plover 9-1 in a Wisconsin Valley Legion League game Tuesday at Memorial Park.Marshfield scored three times in the second and added two runs in the third, fourth, and seventh innings to run away with the victory and improve to 6-3 overall and in league play.Riley Boushack and Mason Coffren each had two hits, and Coffren and Jacob Earll both had two RBIs for the Blue Devils.Tyler Spaeth earned the victory for Marshfield, throwing five shutout innings with two strikeouts. Ryan Zickert and Coffren each pitched an inning to finish off the win.Marshfield will compete in the Antigo Junior Legion Tournament this weekend. Marshfield plays Antigo on Friday night, East Troy and Gladstone (Mich.) on Saturday afternoon, and Oshkosh North on Sunday afternoon.Blue Devils 9, Black Sox 1Marshfield 032 200 2 – 9 8 1Plover 000 000 1 – 1 8 4Plover roster not provided.WP: Tyler Spaeth.SO: Spaeth (5 inn.) 2, Ryan Zickert (1 inn.) 0, Mason Coffren (1 inn.) 1. BB: Spaeth 1, Zickert 0, Coffren 1.Top hitters: M, Riley Boushack 2×4, 2B, run; Joey Goettl 1×1, 2 runs; Coffren 2×3, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Jacob Earll 2B, 2 RBIs.Records: Marshfield 6-3 overall and Wisconsin Valley Legion League; Plover not provided.WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Marshfield Post 54 Junior Legion baseball team had the bats going on Tuesday, combining for 28 hits and 18 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Wisconsin Rapids at Witter Field. Marshfield won 7-2 and 11-5.In Game 1 Will Voss allowed two runs in six innings to earn the victory, and he had two RBIs.Devyn Palmer also had a pair of hits and two RBIs, Boushack had three hits, and Ben Gust had two hits in the victory.Caden Schillinger went 4-for-4 with two doubles, three runs scored, and three RBIs in the second game for Marshfield. He also earned the victory on the mound, striking out two in four innings.Hunter Weik and Logan Schreiner each had three hits, and Schreiner drove in three runs for the Blue Devils.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of 1Marshfield 7, Wisconsin Rapids 4Marshfield 002 410 0 – 7 11 1Wisconsin Rapids 000 110 2 – 4 8 0Wisconsin Rapids roster not submitted.WP: Will Voss.SO: Voss (6 inn.) 2, Logan Griesbach (0 inn.) 0, Devyn Palmer (1 inn.) 1. BB: Voss 1, Griesbach 3, Palmer 1.Top hitters: M, Hunter Weik 2 runs; Palmer 2×4, 2 RBIs; Riley Boushack 3×4, 2 runs; Ben Gust 2×4; Voss 2 RBIs.—Game 2Marshfield 11, Wisconsin Rapids 5Marshfield 200 124 2 – 11 17 4Wisconsin Rapids 301 010 0 – 5 5 1WP: Caden Schillinger.SO: Schillinger (4 inn.) 2, Jacob Earll (3 inn.) 6. BB: Schillinger 4, Earll 1.Top hitters: M, Weik 3×5, 2B, 3 runs; Schillinger 4×4, 2 2Bs, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Logan Schreiner 3×4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Boushack 2×5.Records: Wisconsin Rapids not reported; Marshfield 5-3 overall and Wisconsin Valley Legion League.last_img read more

Quick facts on South Africa

first_imgArea:1.2 million sq kmPopulation (Mid-2009 estimates):49.3 millionCurrency:1 Rand = 100centsTime:GMT + 2 hrsOfficial Name:Republic of South AfricaCapitals:Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative), Bloemfontein (judicial)Head of State:President Jacob ZumaMain Languages:11 Official languages. English preferred language of businessReligion:Predominantly Christian. Freedom of worship guaranteed by the ConstitutionForm of State:Federal, comprising a central government and nine provincial governmentsLegal System:Based on Roman Dutch law and 1996 ConstitutionNational Legislature:Bi-cameral parliament, elected every five years, comprising a 400- seat National Assembly and a 90- seat Council of ProvincesElectoral System:List-system with proportional representation based on universal adult suffrageTotal GDP 2009:R2,450 bn (at current prices)GDP per Capita:R49,696Real GDP Growth:-1.8%Inflation 2009 (year-on-year) : CPI: 6.3% PPI: 0.7%Exports:Gold, minerals, diamonds, metals and metal products, foods, automotive componentsImports:Machinery, transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, oilMain Trading Partners:Germany, USA, UK, China, Japan, FranceInternational dialing code:+27last_img read more

Avoid Data Caps and Compress Your iPhone Data with Onavo

first_imgRelated Posts If you have to keep an eye on your iPhone data usage – whether it’s due to data caps or roaming fees – then you might like Onavo, a new app that will monitor and compress your data so you can use (and pay for) less data.Once you download the Onavo app and register your device, your data is routed through Ovaco’s services, which compress your data and help you track your usage, identifying for example which apps are data-download-intensive.Once installed the app runs in the background of your iPhone and automatically compresses your download data (not your streaming data, it’s worth pointing out). The app can be toggled on and off and will pause itself when you’re using a WiFi connection. You can also opt to turn off email compression so that data is ignored. Tags:#Apple#mobile#web The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology The trade-off of saving money on data here is, of course, running your data through a third-party service. Onavo does say “we take our users’ privacy very seriously,” storing the minimum amount of data – all aggregated and anonymized. Some metadata is kept to be able to generate the reports. Onavo says it doesn’t story any data and can’t read HTTPS traffic, with the exception of Exchange Mail authentication info, something that users will have to explicitly approve in order to set up.The app works on iPhones and iPads and is coming to Android soon. It’s currently free, but the startup indicates this is just a limited-time offer and it will eventually charge a fee to use the service. In the meantime, Onavo announced today that it has raised $3 million in funding from Sequora Capital and Magma Venture Partners. What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces audrey watterslast_img read more Acquires the Web’s First Domain Registrar for $400m (Down from $21B)

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Related Posts Tags:#news#web A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img is a business that helps small and medium businesses build websites and Facebook apps. Business is good, too, and today the company announced that it has acquired Network Solutions, a company with a long and complex history, for more than $400 million in cash, plus stock, debt and more. Network Solutions was, among other things, the first company to issue domain names, with the blessing of the US Defense Department and funding from the National Science Foundation. It began doing so 20 years ago next month. At that time domains were issued for free.Four years later, Network Solutions was given permission to start charging for .com and .org domains. The company charged $100 for two years and 30% of the revenue went to the National Science Foundation to create an “Internet Intellectual Infrastructure Fund.” (Which sounds awesome.) Five years after that, the company was acquired by Verisign for an amazing $21 billion.Today it’s an equity firm called General Atlantic that sold Network Solutions for hundreds of millions of dollars. General Atlantic bought control over Network Solutions in 2007 for a reported $800 million. Ouch.From the genesis of the domain name world, complete with subsidies for “national intelectual infrastructure,” to a $21 billion acquisition, to an $800 million deal to now $400 million plus – that seems like quite a fall for Network Solutions.Now it’s a property of mega-URL, where customers can buy pop-up websites, apps for the leading Walled Garden (Facebook) and a “Gorilla Online Marketing Solution”Who knows what it all means? Perhaps it means that creation of your own little corner of the Internet has fallen from grace and huge financial value, but remains a large business even if it is commodified. marshall kirkpatrick 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

Netflix Still Tops in Streaming Video Selection

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Granted, your results might differ based on your own personal content selection, but the general trend is that Netflix is still the champ, but only if you count both its the streaming and DVD mailing services. All ten of our selections were available, but only four of them via streaming. Amazon and Comcast had five streaming videos out of the ten available for instant watching, and Vudu and Hulu each had four. Hulu Plus and Comcast Xfinity both have a better selection for TV series than movies, whereas Vudu is better in finding more movies. Amazon has decent coverage in both media.If you are searching for something on, you will quickly find out that you can’t easily find anything. If you hunt around, you might come up with a movie or TV show that someone has uploaded, but chances are this upload won’t be around for very long if it violates the show’s copyrights. Still, if you know your way around, you might be able to find popular shows that have been posted. Netflix has made a name for itself supporting a wide variety of clients and browsers, on everything from Blu-ray TVs to iOS phones and tablets. Of the services examined, Amazon was the only one missing an iOS client. What does it all cost?The fees for each service are also hard to compare with Netflix. Vudu charges per show, and there are different prices depending on the popularity and vintage of the movie. Amazon wants you to sign up for its Prime service at $79 per year, but once you do you have unlimited streaming access for the next 12 months. If you don’t want Prime, you can pay from $1 to $4 to rent the movie for up to two days, or purchase it for download. There are a host of restrictions on how long you can actually have possession for the movie too, based on our wonderful studios legal departments. offers both free and paid accounts that remove inline ads. And Hulu also has two pricing levels: Plus for $8 a month (the same for Netflix’ streaming component) and free. Plus adds full episodes of the TV shows that it offers along with HD quality streaming. Overall, once you leave Netflix you will find fewer choices and searching won’t be as easy to find something to watch. Netflix has a great search engine that won’t just look for movie titles but also check for actors and other principals involved in the movie itself, something the other services don’t do as well at.Plus, your collection of recommendations and previously watched content on Netflix can’t easily be exported to any other service. Finally, while all of the services provide for streaming to your Windows or Mac Web browser, not all movies are available to stream to your iPad or Tivo box.So while you might be upset about paying for two bills for your video rentals from Netflix, unless you are willing to spend more time searching for content, you are probably better off sticking with the service for the time being, at least until the others catch up with their content licenses. Or if you already have a cable TV subscription, investigate whether it offers something similar to Comcast’s Xfinity and see what their coverage is there. Ironically, that might be your best alternative to Netflix after all.NB: Thanks to Maia Rowland who provided the research for this article. As Netflix begins the process of spinning out its streaming business from its traditional DVD rentals, I wanted to examine the alternative streaming services that are currently available. I looked at Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, and Added to this mix is what is available on Comcast’s Xfinity service to just show what can be found from a typical cable TV company. (Of course, if you don’t live in a Comcast service area, you can’t subscribe to their streaming service online.) I choose five random movies and five TV series to see what was available on each service. #video-comparison-matrix{font-family: Arial, sans-serif;background-color: #CCC;line-height: 1em !important;width: 610px;border-spacing: 1px;text-align: center;}#video-comparison-matrix td{width: 14.286%;}#video-comparison-matrix thead td{font-size: 1em;font-weight: bold;background-color: #b80103;color: #FFF;padding: 5px;}#video-comparison-matrix td.s3, #video-comparison-matrix td.s4{font-size: 0.8em;padding: 5px;}#video-comparison-matrix td.s3{background-color: #555;font-weight: bold;color: #FFF;text-align: left;}#video-comparison-matrix td.s4{background-color: #FFF;}#video-comparison-matrix tr:nth-child(2n) td{background-color: #EFEFEF;}#video-comparison-matrix tr:nth-child(2n) td.s3 { background-color: #444; } Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting david strom Tags:#Analysis#NYT#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

For the First Time, TV’s Biggest Live Event Will Be Streamed to Your Phone

first_img4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… Related Posts 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… Tags:#news#television#web center_img When it comes to watching television without the aid of a cable subscription or rabbit ears, the Web is pretty accommodating these days. Most popular shows stream new episodes within 24 hours and even many live television events can be streamed online. One of the biggest deal killers for would-be “cord cutters,” however has always been live sports. If you’re a huge football fan, for example, there’s no way around it: you need TV the old fashioned way. That’s still largely the case, but watching the year’s biggest sporting event via the Internet just got a whole lot easier. The Super Bowl, which is the most-watched television broadcast in the United States, will be streamed live to computers and smartphones, the NFL announced today. NBC and the NFL will both stream a high-definition quality broadcast of the game online with alternative camera angles, DVR-style controls and other interactive features. In addition to being accessible on the desktop Web, the stream will be available via Verizon’s NFL Mobile app, which is available on both iOS and Android. It’s not the first sporting event to be streamed live, but its certainly the biggest. If the networks ever wanted an opportunity to give large-scale live streaming a test run, this would be a pretty good one. The Super Bowl attracts over 100 million viewers, most of whom will have no problem sitting around the television set per usual to watch the game. If anything, making it available online will expand the audience and may even offer the networks some interesting viewership statistics and a few takeaways about the future of television. 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout john paul titlowlast_img read more

White House Rally to Promote Science Education

first_imgOn Thursday the White House will host the third public event in an ongoing campaign to encourage the private sector to invest in precollege science and math education. The initiative, dubbed Educate to Innovate, showcases new and ongoing activities by companies, foundations, and professional organizations to train better teachers, raise student performance, and increase interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. Last fall’s version, for example, launched National Lab Day, a Web site to link up teachers and scientists and engineers who want to volunteer in the classroom. This week’s event is expected to showcase a new report on K–12 STEM education by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.last_img read more

Scientists Lobby Three E.U. Presidents to Prevent Budget Cuts

first_img Scientists made their voices heard at the highest levels in Europe today. A delegation led by two Nobel laureates held sequential meetings with the European Union’s three presidents—European Parliament President Martin Schulz, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso—to lobby them to spare research funding from looming cuts in the European Union’s budget. Van Rompuy will be part of a summit next week where the heads of the 27 E.U. member countries are supposed to hammer out a compromise on the union’s overall budget for 2014 through 2020. Because of the ongoing economic crisis, the €1 trillion budget proposed by the European Commission is likely to be slashed. But a growing chorus of scientists and research organizations has been arguing that research funding should be protected from cuts, because it offers a path out of the crisis and a way to strengthen the European Union’s economy in the long term. Today’s delegation was led by Nobel laureates Tim Hunt and Jules Hoffmann, two of the organizers of an open letter published in more than a dozen European newspapers last month. The letter warned that if severe cuts happen, “we risk losing a generation of talented scientists just when Europe needs them most.” The laureates presented the letter to the three leaders, along with an online petition in support of the letter that gathered more than 130,000 signatures. Hunt and Hoffmann were joined by Helga Nowotny, president of the European Research Council (ERC), which is funded by the European Union and gives grants to many of Europe’s top basic researchers. Also present were organizers of the petition, Maria Leptin and Wolfgang Eppenschwandtner of the Initiative for Science in Europe, and Leif Schröder of the Young Academy of Europe. 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Van Rompuy’s support may matter most in the short term, because the European Council—the body representing the governments of the member states—has the most power over spending. The researchers are particularly worried that the proposed €80 billion budget for the Horizon 2020 program, which will fund basic and applied research during the 7-year budget period, will receive a disproportionate share of cuts. In the last round of budget negotiations in 2006, officials cut spending on agriculture, infrastructure, and economic development by 10% from proposed levels, but slashed research by 30%. “I don’t think anyone wants to see the research budget cut,” Hunt says, “but it’s squeezed” between two much larger categories of E.U. funding, agriculture subsidies and so-called cohesion funding, which supports infrastructure and development in the European Union’s poorer regions. The researchers’ plea has also garnered support from some politicians at the national level. Germany’s research and education minister, Annette Schavan, told a meeting in Berlin this month that she would “personally champion” the cause of research funding. German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports some cuts to the proposed overall budget, but her proposals are not as severe as those from leaders of Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. In fact, it is the United Kingdom that researchers may have to worry about most, says Hunt, who is British. Although the United Kingdom receives a disproportionate share of E.U. research funds—it hosts by far the most ERC grant recipients—general skepticism about the European Union tends to color most British politicians’ views of E.U. research funding as well, he says. However, some countries calling for the most austerity also advocate spending more on research. Sweden, for example, favors overall cuts of more than €150 billion but wants a bigger proportion of the E.U. budget spent on research and innovation. “Cutting the budget doesn’t mean that you can’t also reform the budget,” says Daniel Wennick of the business group the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. The Swedes say that the European Union should instead trim its generous agricultural subsidies, but France, the biggest beneficiary of the farm subsidies, is dead set against deeper cuts. Many observers predict that Europe’s leaders will fail to reach a deal at the summit next week, and a final decision between member countries, Parliament, and the commission won’t come until summer 2013 at the earliest. European Council Facing the science lobby. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (center, right) meets with researchers opposed to cuts in the European Union’s research budget.last_img read more

Peter Cech denies move to Arsenal

first_imgCzech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech’s management company has denied any talk of a deal with English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal by posting on Twitter.The 33-year-old is expected to put a halt to his 11-year-old Chelsea career and move to London rivals Arsenal having had to sit out much of last season due to the presence of Belgian international Thibaut Courtois, who stepped in as the regular Chelsea custodian.However, after reports indicated an announcement was imminent that Cech would join the Gunners, he took the unusual step of sharing a message posted by his management company – The Sports PR Company – on Twitter on Monday night.  . @MailSport @LeeClayton_ as we told you, No transfer deal has been done yet for @PetrCech – as soon as any news @PetrCech will confirm. Sports PR Company (@SportsPRCompany) June 22, 2015   The tweet was retweeted by Peter Cech on Tuesday.last_img read more

Players should avoid ugly confrontations: Thakur

first_imgNew Delhi, Oct 25 (PTI) Stressing on the importance of clean cricket, BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said incidents like the showdown between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary in a Ranji Trophy match should not take place and promised corrective measures. “Incidents like this should not take place in any sports. Each and every player playing the game should avoid indulging in such kind of acts. I had a word with game officials and asked them to look into the details of the incident,” said Thakur on the sidelines of a match played between Parliamentarians and Celebrities.”All corrective measures will be taken on the cricketers,” he added.Delhi Captain Gautam Gambhir had a heated exchange of words with his Bengal counterpart Manoj Tiwary during their Ranji match yesterday. The umpire had to step in to pacify the players.Gambhir was fined 70 percent of his match fees while Tiwary copped a penalty of 40 percent for the altercation during the third day of play. PTI MG PM PMlast_img read more

ISL 2015: Nicolas Anelka likely to quit after Mumbai City FC’s poor run

first_imgFollowing his team’s poor run in the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), which has left them with almost no chance to qualify for the semi-finals, Mumbai City FC marque-player-cum-manager Nicolas Anelka admitted that he might not return to the tournament’s next season in 2016.The hopes of making it to the semis were all but shattered for hosts Mumbai after they played out a 1-1 draw against visitors Kerala Blasters FC  on Thursday.Striker Antonio German scored the equaliser (89th minute) for Kerala, much to the surprise of the home crowd, after Spanish midfielder Juan Aguilera opened the scoring (25th) for the hosts.Also read: Kerala, Mumbai lose chances to qualify for the semifinals “Our target was to qualify for the semis this season and as we are not in a position to qualify. So I don’t think if I will return to ISL next season. But you have to speak to the owners for details about this,” Anelka said at the post-match press conference here.With the draw, Mumbai are struggling in the seventh position in the standings with 13 points from 12 games, having won three, drawn four and lost five.After being a player in season 1 for Mumbai, the French footballer took an added responsibility this season to manage the side, but with the current season coming to the end in a few days’ time, the 36-year-old believes it was a tough and difficult job for him altogether in ISL 2.”It was a difficult job for me this season. I don’t want to blame anyone else for this. It is hard when you pick fingers at anyone. We are all responsible for the loss,” he said.advertisementThe former Chelsea star striker pointed out that despite putting in their best effort in the pre-season, the team failed to perform and injuries were one of the main factors.”We can’t win by winning just a few matches. Minimum five to six matches must be won. We worked hard in the pre-season but couldn’t deliver in the matches. This time we had a talented squad but we couldn’t do well,” Anelka said.Mumbai, after drawing their last match at home, will travel to Chennai to face Chennaiyin FC on December 1.last_img read more

‘No way Klopp will be tempted by Real Madrid’

first_imgLiverpool ‘No way Klopp will be tempted by Real Madrid’ – Liverpool boss tipped to stay put Chris Burton 19:47 6/2/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Jurgen Klopp Liverpool 2017-18 Getty Images Liverpool Jürgen Klopp Real Madrid Primera División Premier League The Reds boss has been mentioned as a possible successor to Zinedine Zidane, but Christian Purslow thinks he’ll remain at Anfield Jurgen Klopp is being backed to remain at Liverpool by former Reds director Christian Purslow, with him claiming there is “no way” the German will be tempted by Real Madrid .The German tactician is among those to have been  mooted as a possible successor to Zinedine Zidane at the Santiago Bernabeu following the shock resignation of a three-time Champions League winner.Klopp was on the receiving end of the last of those triumphs , with Liverpool suffering a 3-1 defeat in Kiev following an error-strewn display from goalkeeper Loris Karius. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now The Reds had, however, performed admirably in reaching that stage and, with further additions already being made at Anfield , are looking to the future with optimism and excitement.Purslow believes that will be enough to keep Klopp in his current post, with Liverpool’s former managing director telling Sky Sports : “The key difference I think for the last five, 10, 15, 20 years, is the sheer amount of wealth in the Premier League means there’s no economic reason for those managers to move to Real Madrid.”It boils down to prestige, trophies and where they see the potential of their current situation.”There is no way I think Jurgen Klopp is going to be tempted to move given the season he’s just come off.”While confident that his former employers on Merseyside can retain the services of their highly-rated manager, Purslow fears Tottenham may face more of a struggle if Madrid decide to make a move for Mauricio Pochettino.He added: “I’m less certain about Pochettino. I saw his comments and he didn’t exactly dismiss it.”He’s got a long-term contract – well done Daniel Levy. It would cost Madrid a huge amount of money to sign Pochettino, to break that contract.”But I think if they offer Spurs £50 million and he wanted to go, stranger things have happened in football.”Pochettino has provided mixed messages when quizzed on his links to Madrid , with claims that he is happy in north London after penning fresh terms countered by admittance that anything can happen in the future. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

When it pays to be an un-hip marketer

first_imgAre you uncool and old school? I am, apparently – at least my teenage daughter tells me so.The good news is, sometimes it pays to be un-hip. Especially if you work in marketing. I was reminded of this by Dorie Clark’s recent piece in the Harvard Business Review Blog. As she notes, sometimes the pursuit of shiny new things leads us away from basic marketing principles that work best.She says, ask yourself:1. What is everyone else doing — and how can I do the opposite? Being trendy makes you less of a standout. If every other charity is sending out calendars to thank supporters, buck the trend and give donors personal calls, for example. If everyone is zigging, zag.2. What worked in the past that’s been abandoned — and why? Some old ideas should not come back. Like the below fashion statement which I first saw via Jeffrey Forster. But we often stop effective marketing programs because staff change, people find it dull or someone drops the ball. Take a tour of your past and brush the dust off what worked before. It might work well again.3. What circumstances have changed that might allow for new opportunities? Are there old ideas whose time has come?I’m with Dorie Clark. It’s not a bad thing to eschew the shiny and embrace the dusty. Especially if it’s marketing gold. But not if it’s double denim.last_img read more

3 tips for being calmer and more creative

first_imgHBR has a nice post this week on quieting your mind – and recharging it. You can check out the whole article here, and I’ve posted a quick summary. Try one or all of these three practices:1. Mini-meditation: For 10 minutes on public transportation each morning, close your eyes and imagine a relaxing scene like a tree or waterfall. Try to focus only on that. If you drive to work, arrive 10 minutes early and do this in the parking lot. Says author Matthew May, “People who meditate show more gray matter in certain regions of the brain, show stronger connections between brain regions and show less age-related brain atrophy.” Sounds like a good reason to try this!2. Pulsing: Take breaks between stretches of 90 minutes of work. You just spent a lot of energy – now recharge for five minutes by doodling, listening to music or taking a brief stroll.3. Daydream walks: Find 20 minutes or so to let your mind wander. A lunchtime walk or morning jog are good times to try. Do not think about work but rather something you like to imagine, like a dream trip. You’re taking care of your creative brain – and the benefits will extend to all of your life.last_img read more

Professional Development Opportunities in Global Health

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on March 2, 2015August 10, 2016Click 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 email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)The Maternal Health Task Force works to build a strong maternal health community. That strength starts with you! Here are a few opportunities that you may find helpful in your career.Global Public Health Course, 10 weeks starting March 2nd, 2015: This course, developed by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) a member institution of the SDSN, will focus on various aspects of public health from infectious diseases to NCDs, from health systems to big data, all while placing health as central to the broader framework of sustainable development. The course comprises of video lectures posted every week, reading material, quizzes and an interactive discussion forum, which an be completed at the student’s convenience. Faculty of the course include Prof. K. Srinath Reddy (President, PHFI), Dr. Richard Cash (PHFI/Harvard School of Public Health), Prof. Vinod Paul (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Mr. Rob Yates (Chatham House), and others.  Further details about the course, including the course structure, requirements and syllabus can be found on the website. For any questions regarding the course, please email the course team at Tomorrow Needs Her, March 4th, 2015,  7:30 pm EST: A special webcast marking the launch of a multimedia campaign highlighting the efforts of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to provide accessible, high-quality health care to women and girls around the world. Because Tomorrow Needs Her is a collection of first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers — midwives, OBGYNs, physicians, nurses, and counselors — who have treated women and girls in a host of different countries and contexts over the past two decades. To find out more, visit the event page and the website or follow us at #TomorrowNeedsHer.Putting Mothers and Babies First: Benefits Across a Lifetime, Webcast: Last week, experts gathered to discuss the important intersections between women’s and newborn health and what integrating these two fields looks like practically. Panelists included Ana Langer with the MHTF, Joy Riggs-Perla with Saving Newborn Lives, Alicia Yamin with the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and Kirsten Gagnaire with Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action. In case you missed the live webcast, read a summary and watch the video at The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.Share this:last_img read more

Recognizing Child Marriage as a Maternal and Women’s Health Issue

first_imgPosted on April 10, 2017September 15, 2017By: Yvette Efevbera, Doctoral Candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthClick 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 email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Fatimatah* was forced into marriage by her family at the age of 16. She described not wanting to marry: “I told him, ‘No, I do not love you, and I do not want that this is my husband. For now, I am going to pursue my studies, and even if I am going to marry, it is not with you. I do not love you.’”But she was already three years older than the age at which her sister was married, and her family said she had no choice. Fatimatah ran away from home, hid at neighbors’ houses and tried to finish her schooling, but was eventually forced to return home, where her family had already celebrated the traditional marriage.Married life for Fatimatah was physically and emotionally painful. Her husband was poor, and she was forced to find ways to earn money for her own livelihood; she still has scars on her head from carrying buckets of water and candies to sell over four miles a day. Her husband regularly beat her and threw objects at her, causing chronic back pain, headaches and sinus infections. Fatimatah suffered from three miscarriages that went untreated and is now told she cannot have children. She described her ailing physical health and overall wellbeing as consequences of her marriage.Unfortunately, Fatimatah’s story is not hers alone. Globally, one in nine girls marries before age 15, and about one in three marries before age 18. The majority of these child marriages occur in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. In Guinea, a West African country recently devastated by the Ebola epidemic, more than 50% of girls marry early, despite that the legal minimum age of consent for marriage in Guinea is 18 years old.As Fatimatah’s case illustrates, early marriage puts young girls at risk of developing numerous negative maternal and reproductive health outcomes including early pregnancy, reduced contraceptive use and poor birth spacing. Studies have also found poorer maternal health-seeking behaviors among child brides, such as fewer antenatal visits and lower odds of deliveries with skilled birth attendants.Women who marry early may also have lower decision-making power and autonomy in the household, another pathway through which early marriage affects health. Like Fatimatah, young brides may be at increased risk of experiencing domestic violence. One study found that women who married before the age of 18 in India were almost twice as likely to have reported ever experiencing intimate partner violence in their married lives than those who married as adults. In addition to physical consequences, these interactions directly led to stress and depression, as described by Fatimatah, ultimately affecting socioemotional wellbeing.Risk factors for early marriage, as well as poorer maternal health outcomes, may be linked to education and poverty. In the African context, early marriage has accounted for up to 28% of school dropouts in some countries. Girls with primary education or no education are more likely to marry early compared to girls with secondary education, and secondary school attainment has been documented to be disrupted by the marriage, as illustrated by Fatimatah’s case. When girls are not able to complete higher levels of education, their opportunities to find employment and earn income are reduced. Lower income and education may affect maternal knowledge, behavior and accessibility to resources. Moreover, a mother’s education not only affects her own health, but also that of her children. Recent evidence from across sub-Saharan Africa illustrates that through reduced wealth and education, early marriage negatively affects early childhood development, creating an intergenerational cycle.When asked to share any positive experiences from her marriage, Fatimatah responded, “Yes, there were positive things: suffering. The suffering that I suffered there. It is that which gave me the courage to become what I would be tomorrow, or what I am today.”In some ways, her story might be considered a success. Her parents, fearing for her life, removed her from her marital home after five years. Her knack for entrepreneurship and her perseverance to study enabled her to make enough money to complete secondary school, national exams and eventually university. She was also able to start her own small organization and is now in a role that allows her to guide and council other young women.So what we can learn from Fatimatah’s experience? Child marriage cannot be viewed or treated exclusively as a human rights issue. The public health community must also address it from the perspective of maternal and women’s health.*Name changed to protect the identity of the participant. **Fatimatah’s interview is part of a larger qualitative study on child marriage, health and wellbeing in Guinea led by Yvette Efevbera. Most sincere thank you to Fatimatah for sharing her experiences, to numerous Guinean friends and colleagues who supported and encouraged this research and to Dr. Paul Farmer, Prof. Jacqueline Bhabha and Dr. Günther Fink for academic advising.—Access resources related to global adolescent sexual and reproductive health.Learn more about child marriage from UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Health Organization.Share this: ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read:last_img read more

How to do FIFA 20 celebrations on Xbox One & PS4

first_imgFIFA 20 is set for release later this month , with an exciting array of new features, playing modes and additions – such as controlled tackling and composed finishing.But one of the biggest talking points is the addition of several new celebrations that will also, with this iteration of the game including some fresh moves. The celebrations were first unveiled in EA Sports’ official gameplay trailer released earlier in the summer . Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Dele Alli’s famous viral challenge is one of the new additions, as is Mohamed Salah’s yoga pose and Roberto Firmino’s ‘eye patch’ celebration against Paris Saint-Germain. Samuel Umtiti’s 2018 World Cup semi-final strut and Antoine Griezmann’s ‘air guitar’ move makes an appearance, as does Richarlison’s ‘pigeon dance’.Goal has rounded up the new FIFA 20 celebrations below and how you can use them on both Playstation and XBox as well as PC Gamepad. Celebration Playstation XBox / PC Gamepad Swagger Hold R1 + Double Tap ▢ Hold RB + Double Tap B Knee slide Hold R1 Flick R ⇦⇦ Hold RB Flick R ⇦⇦ Eye patch Hold R2 Press R (R3) Hold RT Press R (R3) Pigeon Hold R1 Press R (R3) Hold RB Press R (R3) Challenge (Dele Alli celebration) Hold L2 Double Tap ▢ Hold LT Double Tap X V Run towards camera Run towards camera I can’t hear you Hold L2 Hold R ⇨ Hold LT Hold R ⇨ Scissors Hold L1 Press ▢ Hold L1 Press X Yoga (Mo Salah celebration) Press X (Signature) Press A (Signature) Nailbiter Hold R2 Hold R ⇧ Hold RT Hold R ⇧ Speed walk Hold R1 Flick R ⇨⇨ Hold RB Hold Flick ⇨⇨ Head slap Run towards camera & signature Run towards camera & signature Pigeon Hold R1 Press R (R3) Hold RB Press R (R3) Guitar dance Hold R1 Flick R ⇧⇧ Hold RB Flick R ⇧⇧ Power slide Hold L1 Spin R around Hold LB Spin R around Spinning frog Hold L2 Spin R around Hold LT Spin R around If you’re interested in figuring out how to do the viral Alli challenge yourself in real life, you can read our in-depth how-to guide here (be careful – it’s not as easy as it looks).last_img read more

Valverde denies dropping Rakitic over transfer speculation

first_imgAn irritated Ernesto Valverde denied he is leaving Ivan Rakitic out of his Barcelona team due to uncertainty about the midfielder’s future.Rakitic was an unused substitute on Saturday as La Liga champions Barca were held to a 2-2 draw away to newly-promoted Osasuna .The Croatia international has only played 44 minutes this season, as a substitute in the 1-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao, amid persistent talk he has been offered to Paris Saint-Germain as part of a proposed deal to bring Neymar back to Camp Nou . Article continues below Editors’ Picks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Barca head coach Valverde, though, insisted his team selections are purely tactical.”What do you want me to say?” Valverde told reporters when asked about Rakitic.”Last year he was playing and Nelson [Semedo] was on the bench. The other day he played well and we stuck with the same team, with Sergi Roberto in midfield. We have a lot to choose from.”It’s a great question, but it could be about anyone. The market does not influence my decisions at all. If I think he’ll come in handy for a game, I’ll play him. I choose depending on the game.”Barca went behind just seven minutes in thanks to Roberto Torres’ strike, but 16-year-old Ansu Fati and Arthur put the visitors 2-1 up in the second half.However, Torres’ 81st-minute penalty following a Gerard Pique handball secured a draw for Osasuna at El Sadar to leave Barca with just four points from their first three games of the season, their lowest such return since 2008-09.”We were not good in the first half but we were good in the second half, we had them pinned back,” Valverde said.”When we got in front, we had the chance to extend our lead, but there was an absurd moment, a penalty, and it’s a shame because we had the game there to be won and we should have killed it off.”It’s about imposing ourselves on the opposition. The opponents always press us because it’s one of the games of the year for them. You have to know how to control that.”Valverde was delighted with the impact of Fati, who became Barca’s youngest La Liga goalscorer when he buried a header from Carles Perez’s cross just six minutes after his introduction.”He’s a forward who takes on the opposition, and he’s a good finisher, as he showed with the goal,” Valverde said.”We thought we lacked a spark when we brought him on.”He’s a young player, but there are a lot of good things about them: dribbling, confidence, forcing the opposition back. He came on when we were losing, at a tough ground, and he responded well.”last_img read more

Southgate commits to England amid Spurs speculation

first_imgGareth Southgate has declared he intends to see out his current contract leading the England national team in light of recent speculation linking him to Tottenham. Reports over the past week have suggested Southgate has become a target to take over at Spurs if Mauricio Pochettino moves on.In the wake of Tottenham’s recent poor form, that speculation was likely set to increase, but Southgate has quickly looked to set the record straight as he committed to the Three Lions.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career “You go to bed Saturday night and you wake up Sunday morning and the agenda’s set,” Southgate said. “Look, I’ve said in the summer, I’m not somebody that needs to hedge my bets and needs to play cleverly and say, ‘I’ll keep this door open, that door open’.”I’m the England manager and it’s a massive privilege to do the job. There’s a lot of work to do here with the team.”We think the team can continue to improve, and until I’m told otherwise, 2022 is my contract, and that’s it.”England will continue their bid to qualify for Euro 2020 with upcoming games against Czech Republic and Bulgaria with Southgate’s side currently top of Group A and with a game in hand. Meanwhile, Tottenham’s horror week continued on Saturday as they lost 3-0 to Brighton after being hammered 7-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Despite those results, Pochettino stressed he’s not concerned about his job and won’t be changing his football philosophy anytime soon. “No, I am not worried, what worries me is life, not football,” Pochettino said.”I don’t want you to take it the wrong way, what scares me is life, not football. Football is to be strong and be brave and take decisions and to show your face when things are not good.”That is what we are going to do, face the negative things and try to work hard to change this dynamic. In my position I need to accept all the criticism. The same when you praise me or the team.”I’m going to accept it in the same way and it’s not going to change my vision, from you or the pundit because you’re criticising me or describing a situation differently to what you expect.”last_img read more

Klopp reveals how Dortmund asked him to return

first_imgLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Borussia Dortmund CEO Joachim Watzke tried to lure him back to Germany in the summer of 2018.The Bundesliga giants were in the market for a new coach after seeing Peter Bosz and Peter Stoger fail to convince in the 2017-18 campaign.Watzke decided to reach out to Klopp despite being fully aware that he was tied to a long-term contract at Anfield. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career The approach came as something of a surprise to a man who had previously enjoyed seven memorable years with Dortmund – a spell which included two title triumphs.In a new biography about Watzke called ‘Real Love: A life with BVB’, Klopp says of a call he took in May 2018: “At some point my phone rang while I was on the plane and Aki was on it: ‘Jurgen, you have to come back’. I laughed, I thought he was kidding.“’Are you stupid, have you been drinking? How do you get that idea, I have a few more years in Liverpool’.“I do not know how serious he was at that moment, but I realised that he wanted me to be more willing to respond.”Jurgen Klopp Liverpool 2019-20Watzke admits that he always expected Klopp to knock back his advances, with a coach who would go on to claim Champions League glory with Liverpool in 2018-19 tied to a deal with the Reds through to 2022.“I knew that Jurgen would say no and that he would fulfil his contract in Liverpool,” Watzke said. “But if you want to go in a new direction, and we had to hit a new path at BVB at that point, then I had to at least ask Jurgen if it was a possibility.“I did not expect it at all, but I would never have forgiven myself had I not at least asked him at that moment.”While Klopp politely declined at that point in time, no door has been closed to Dortmund.There is still plenty for the 52-year-old to achieve in England, as he sets his sights on a Premier League crown, but he has hinted at walking away when his current deal comes to a close.If his services were then required by Dortmund at some stage, an emotional return to Signal Iduna Park could be made.“As a rescuer at a time of need, if the club really needs my help, why should I not do it?” Klopp said.“It’s very nice that I even have the opportunity. But I do not think it’s very likely to happen.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Boys basketball: Mark Morris 61, Hockinson 37

first_img Hockinson Hawks Rarey Sommer had 18 points and Reece Gibb added 17 for the Monarchs.Dakota Sounders had 15 to pace the Hawks.MARK MORRIS 61, HOCKINSON 37HOCKINSON — Micah Paulsen 5, Dakota Sounders 15, Carson Yinger 5, Sawyer Racanelli 5, Levi Crum 4, Caleb Newman 1, Jeremiah Faulstick 2. Totals 10 (4) 13-21 37MARK MORRIS — Dawson Fritz 6, Brayden Harris 5, Cole Busch 0, Reece Gibb 17, Rome Hendrickson 0, Jack Shipley 2, Thomas Sprague 13, Rarey Sommer 18. Totals 27 (4) 3-4 61.Hockinson 9 7 12 9–37M. Morris 13 13 15 20–61 The Columbian Tags Share: GO Published: December 20, 2018, 11:04pm Boys basketball: Mark Morris 61, Hockinson 37 By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Share: Receive latest stories and local news in your email:last_img read more

So You Think Your Drinking Water is Clean Think Again

first_img The Mitte Water Filter is (Almost) Ready to Provide the Best Damn Water Ever 10 Top Shelf Vodka Brands that are Actually Worth a Damn Rum 101: An Introduction to the Different Types of Rum and How They’re Made We’re not about to drink directly from a backcountry stream without a legit water purifier. What do you think we are? Dummies? Increasingly, we need to adopt this same ‘duh’ mindset to our tap water, which likely contains dangerous chemicals, bacteria, heavy metals, and microplastics— which are super-fine pieces of plastic we ingest daily that are threatening our health in a major way.Yup, microplastics are even in 90 percent of bottled water.Two years ago, when a state of emergency was issued in Flint, Michigan, the reality that our drinking water could have anything from Coliform bacteria to lead in it struck an alarming chord. But tap water looks so clean… and my fridge has a filter in it… and aren’t there massive water treatment facilities dedicated to stripping contaminants and parasites before water gets to our glasses?The reality is that most of us have no idea what chemicals are actually in our water, and how we can realistically go about making the water we do have as safe as possible to consume.The Manual sat down with the Managing Director and Head of Brand at LifeStraw, Alison Hill and Tara Lundy— two brilliant leaders in the filtration category who set the record straight on chemicals, the growing emergency of contaminated tap water, and how we can drink the cleanest, healthiest H2O possible.So, how bad is our water in the USA?LifeStraw knows bad water. Their filtration solutions and technology have been designed to deal with the world’s absolute worst water sources in Africa and the backcountry.“We saw that these issues were impacting US households,” Hill says. “After the Flint water crisis, researchers started looking at what was in our water and in recent years found that between 9-45 million Americans get their drinking water from a source that is in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act.”That means everything from microplastics to Chromium-6 (the ‘Erin Brockovich’ chemical), Chromium-3, lead, bacteria, parasites, and other heavy metals are hiding in plain sight. Mmm… refreshing?“There are a number of contaminants infecting people’s tap water, and a lot of cases,” adds Lundy. Go ahead and Google “boil advisory” and you’ll find a rash of news articles from around the country relating to communities’ drinking water being contaminated with pathogens (i.e. bacteria and viruses that cause disease). “[These] advisories may last for days or weeks, and it’s increasingly a problem as we see more hurricanes and natural disasters,” Lundy says.How does water get infected?Microplastics, heavy metals, and bacteria can enter our drinking water a number of ways. While microplastics leech from the jackets we throw in the laundry into groundwater sources, agricultural runoff drains pesticides into that same source, and heavy metals and other contaminants leach from the actual water systems in houses and municipalities. This was partially the case in Flint, where miles upon miles of iron, copper, and lead pipes had been corroded.America’s overarching water infrastructure is rife with challenges that will likely result in increased emergencies and water safety issues in the coming years, says expert water correspondent Codi Kozacek.Is our water making us sick?“Parasites lead to gastrointestinal problems, lead has an impact on childhood development, and early data suggests exposure to levels of chromium leads to different kinds of cancers and neurological disorders,” says Lundy. “Exposure to any one of thousands of contaminants can lead to one of thousands of problems, but we don’t know everything yet.”The true health impact of contaminated water is still under scrutiny, but what we can say for a fact is that an issue like microplastics being pervasive across all our water sources is so alarming (our contamination rate is freaking 94 percent) the World Health Organization launched an emergency initiative task force to look at the impact, says Lundy and Hill.Guess we’ll be drinking sparkling tequila water in the meantime.How do we get contaminants out, like, today? … and is my dinky filter doing anything?Water treatment facilities are set up to address large contaminants, “and they do it with chlorine,” says Hill. Lundy chimes in that this is the main way municipalities improve their water, and in some areas, you can fill a glass of water from the tap and it will smell like a pool.Odds are, the water filter you’re using at home is primarily working to remove chlorine. “A lot of refrigerators have built-in filters, so they’re better than the tap, but these baseline filtration products are concerned with improving taste and they do that by removing chlorine,” says Hill.Removing bad bacteria and heavy metals take more muscle. Unfortunately, much of the filtration category has been busy innovating their water pitcher designs and colorways instead of looking at core technology upgrades. For that reason, LifeStraw decided to release their own in-home water purifier this spring. (and it’s aesthetically amazing as well as efficient.)LifeStraw’s in-home purifier will include their hollow fiber membrane that uses microscopic pores to trap contaminants so only water can pass through. Even if you never change the filter (we’ll get to that bad habit in a hot second), bacteria will never be allowed through, the flow rate will just get very low.So, what in-home filter do I use?Since water quality testing is extremely difficult given its cost and scarcity (LifeStraw found only 3 external labs globally that test for microplastics, for instance), save your money on “dissolved solids” water tests and invest in a comprehensive home filter.Research the product you’re going to use and check that the company has been certified and tested against a set of standards related to health impact (not just taste). For instance, LifeStraw’s home purifier performs to NSF standards.Pick a filter with “substantial claims,” Hill says. LifeStraw’s market research found that while 80-percent of households have a filter, only 30-percent believe it works. Market sales data proved filters with smaller claims had less repurchase filter sales, meaning the more you respect what nasty gunk your filter is getting out, the more you’ll replace on time.That being said… replace the damn filter every 2 months or 150 liters (unless the product recommends sooner).Buy a bundle pack of replacement filters to have on-hand.Shop Lifestraw Products How to Make a Whiskey Sour How to Drink Absinthe and Live to Tell the Tale Editors’ Recommendations last_img read more

5 of the Most Expensive Rums on the Planet

first_imgWhen you think of rum, what comes to mind first? Bloodthirsty pirates? A Coca-Cola-based drink you slurped back on spring break? Or maybe you think of a refined, complex spirit deserving of slow slips and careful consideration? If the latter, then you, sir or madam, must be a true connoisseur of exquisite rum, the kind of rum for which you would expect to pay, say $50,000 per bottle, no? Too much? How about just $2,600, then?You can get a fine bottle of rum for about $50 and a truly great bottle for a little under $100. But to dabble in the best rums on the planet — or at least the most expensive — you’re going to need to add a zero or two. Or three. Maybe overly expensive rum was the reason pirates stole things instead of paying for them? Or maybe they were just kind of jerks.New Grove Double Cask Moscatel Finish Rum – $95You might not think of the island of Mauritius when you think of great rum regions (though you may think of the dodo, the famously not-so-bright and very much extinct flightless bird once native to the land), but this tiny republic, situated in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar, produces some world-class liquor. New Grove has been producing rum since 1838, and they offer more than a dozen spirits, including affordable spiced rums, unique liqueurs made with rum and ingredients like honey, vanilla, or coffee, and their line of pricier, rarer rums like the Double Cask Moscatel Finish Rum, which is partially aged in wine barrels.Zafra 30-Year-Old Rum – $200The Zafra rum distillery takes its name from the Spanish word for the process of harvesting sugar cane, the zafra. This rum is produced in Panama and then aged for three decades in bourbon barrels, taking on a deep, rich hue and notes of vanilla, fruit, and oak from the wood. It is sumptuous on its own, but the distillers from Zafra fully encourage its use in cocktails as well, including the Classic Daiquiri and the Mojito. And if $200 is more than you want to spend on a 30-year-old rum, how about $52 on Zafra’s other rum, which is only aged for 21 years?Black Tot British Royal Naval Rum – $850The name of this deep, dark, rum comes from a dark day indeed: on July 31, 1970, the British Royal Navy officially ended the daily rum ration issued to its sailors. The date came to be called Black Tot Day. This spirit was produced in homage to the rum the sailors used to get to help brace them for the hard work called for by life at sea, though the seaman’s wages probably wouldn’t have covered more than a dram or two. Bold notes of dark berries, dark chocolate, oak, and coffee pervade the aroma and palate of this pricey but superb spirit.Trois Rivières Millésime 1980 en Carafe Baccarat – $2,620This rum was distilled in Martinique in 1980 and has been aged for almost four decades since, making perfect use of the island’s terroir, including rich volcanic soil and plenty of sun and rain. The liquor releases a powerful bouquet of ripe fruit, caramel, and coffee, with a flavor adding in pepper and a faint anise taste in the long, gentle finish. Bottles are priced in pounds (one sells for £2,000) so the price in U.S. dollars will fluctuate with the exchange rate. If you don’t want to spend about $2,620 but you still want a great rum from Martinique, try a bottle of Trois Rivières Rhum Ambré (Gold Rum), which has many of the same notes but costs just $45.Goslings Auld Trophy Rum – $10,000It might be hard to find a bottle of this limited-edition rum today, and you’ll likely pay more than the $10,000 asking price, too. But as it was made from the last of this legacy distillery’s oldest rum barrels, you’ll be buying a true taste of history. Auld Trophy Rum was produced in 2017 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the America’s Cup sailing race given the event’s taking place in the waters around Bermuda, home of the distillery. If 10 grand (or more) is a few dollars too many, try their more affordable Black Rum, or a bottle of Goslings Ginger Beer. Getting to Know Rhum Agricole, Rum’s Grassy Sibling Dictador 2 Masters Takes Luxury Rum to a New Level 9 Cocktails Recipes to Mix Up for National Rum Day Editors’ Recommendations The Manual Spirit Awards 2019: The Best Craft Liquor Made in America The Best Rums for Mixing to Turn Any Night Into Island Night last_img read more

7 of the Best Hard Ciders to Try Right Now

first_imgThe U.S. is pressing fiercely toward 1,000 cider houses from sea to shining sea. It’s an impressive stat that confirms the industry as much, much more than just a trend. In this, the golden age of drinking, we no longer have to slug down sweet hard ciders made from overly processed ingredients and other additives. Instead, we are treated to the styles and personality one normally associates with the wine or beer realms. Unlike wine and beer, cider is a little less limited by geography. There are good apples growing just about everywhere, meaning a glut of good cider for the masses, made fresh and with a collective cider-making IQ that continues to rise. If you’re still on the fence about the stuff, there’s hardly been a better time to explore. Here are some of our favorites:Bauman’s Clyde’s DryBauman’s predates Prohibition by a long shot. The Willamette Valley farm was established in 1895 and began fermenting apples in barrels shortly thereafter. Today, it’s led by fourth-generation farmer and cider maker Christine Walter. Clyde’s Dry may be the label’s best cider. It’s layered like a good glass of wine, made from more than a dozen apple varieties, and boasts a rich tannic structure. For those still wary of the cider movement, give this one a try. It’s as well-built as any of your favorite IPAs or Chardonnays. Swift Cider Pineapple HopInfused ciders don’t always work but this one is a shining example of how to pull it off. Like a hazy IPA, it’s tropical and balanced, with a slight bitterness afforded by a light hop bill. Swift operates out of Portland, turning out a strong cast of natural ciders. What’s best about this option is the pineapple flavor, which comes through cleanly and genuinely. Outside of the obvious margarita or Corona, it’s hard to imagine a better beverage to accompany fish tacos. Shacksbury Arlo CiderVermont producer Shacksbury makes Old World cider in the New World. The Arlo calls Basque cider country its muse, showing a beautiful balance between dryness and tartness. It’s the result of a partnership that extends across the pond, involving European apple varieties fermented in chestnut barrels in Spain. The resulting juice is shipped stateside where it’s blended with some local New England fruit. In the end, it’s one of the better options out there, in terms of what’s canned and bottled. Mayador Natural CiderCider has a rich tradition in the Basque country of Spain, where it’s affectionately dubbed “sidra.” The Mayador Natural is a great example of the legacy, a rustic offering with plenty of punchy acid, herbaceous notes, and extremely bright apple flavors. It’s a little funky and does well with similarly funky cheeses. Farnum Hill FarmhouseThis New Hampshire outfit turns out some delicious adult apple juice. The Farmhouse is wonderfully raw, with clean green apple flavors and decent structure. It’s a good intro to the farmhouse style in that it’s not overly funky or yeasty, but you can still detect a bit of each. Enjoy this one on a warm afternoon with some salty snacks. Finnriver Oak and AppleWashington is the Apple State, so it damn well oughta make some good cider. Finnriver is among the state’s best producers, located in agriculturally fertile Chimacum in the Olympic Peninsula. The Oak and Apple is a fine cider and more than stands up to its own oak regimen. The brightness of the apples is counteracted by a woodsy, whiskey-like backbone. Made from Yakima Valley apples, this cider shows brightness, a bit of sweet vanilla, and some subtle spice notes. It’s semi-dry but far from sweet. E.Z. Orchards Willamette Valley CiderE.Z. Orchards crafts cider out of Salem, Oregon’s capital city. The brand began about a century ago as an orchard operation. Today, they’re known for growing outstanding heirloom apple varieties and turning out excellent ciders. The Willamette Valley is a gorgeous honey hue, with pie fruit flavors and warm, baking spice elements. It’s a bit hard to get your hands on given limited production and distribution, but well worth the effort. Bundle Up Right Now With the Best Sweaters for Men The Best Backpacking Chairs for Your Next Adventure A Good Waxed Jacket Is the Best Jacket to Wear This Season 9 Best Spirits For Spiked Apple Cider Editors’ Recommendations 9 Cocktails Recipes to Mix Up for National Rum Day last_img read more

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with the Oregon Zoo

first_imgWhat new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is dedicated to helping men live a more engaged life. Each week, our editors and guests get together for a round-table discussion about what’s new, exciting, and unique in the men’s lifestyle world. So pop open your favorite brew, step into your man cave, and start streaming.For this week’s episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round-table — food and drink editor Sam Slaughter and the apotheosis of a host Greg Nibler — are joined by Travis Koons, Animal Curator, and Leland Brown, Non-lead Hunting Education Coordinator for the Oregon Zoo, to talk about the real life of working in a zoo. (Hint: It’s not about chasing down rogue penguins.) Did you read Zoobooks as a kid and want to work in a zoo? Do you have an equally awesome job that we should know about? Let us know! If you ever have a question or comment for The Manual podcast folks, give us a shout at — we’re always around! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and keep an eye out for podcast polls so you can join the discussion.Further ReadingYou Can Seek Wild Sharks in the Bahamas in the Name of ConservationMeet the 2019 Dockers Challengers Whose Creative Ideas Help Clean Up Litter and Conserve WaterYou Can Adopt a Puffin this Summer with Reyka Vodka (Seriously) 1 of 2 For many, the image of a khaki-clad zookeeper feeding animals and going on television shows may be the only idea of a zookeeper they have. This is, in fact, not what the role involves at all. During this episode, the crew learns not only about how one becomes a zookeeper, but all of the work that goes into the day-to-day operations at a zoo. Moreover, Brown discusses his position and the critical role conservation education plays in zoo life (especially as it pertains to non-lead hunting and the delicate spider’s web that comes from teaching about hunting at a zoo).We learned a lot during this episode, and we think you will, too. If you’ve ever been to a zoo and never thought about everything that goes on behind the scenes, then this episode is for you. The Manual Podcast Throwbacks: Revisiting our 50th Episode and Portland, Oregon An Astronomically Fun Chat About Space and Wine With a Winemaker and Former Physicist The Manual Spirit Awards 2019: Redux Understanding Diets and Dieting with Shawn Wells center_img Editors’ Recommendations Learning About Finger Wrestling, Mountain Cheese, and More Fun from Germany 1. Leland Brown, lead outreach coordinator at the Oregon 2. Bird curator Travis Koons at the Oregon Zoo Next Michael Durham/Oregon Zoo Previous last_img read more

Patrick Mahomes Loves of Ketchup and Now Gets Paid for That Love

first_imgPatrick Mahomes used to get made fun of for his love of ketchup. Now, last year’s National Football League MVP is making the most of his obsession with the condiment in an endorsement deal with Hunt’s. Once teased for that love, Mahomes is now free to eat as much ketchup as he wants.“I would get ketchup at a steak house and get embarrassed,” Mahomes said [Editor’s note: while we don’t endorse that, he’s the NFL MVP, so we’ll let it slide this one time]. “As I got older, it doesn’t even matter anymore. My mom said something about how much I love ketchup and now it’s blown up.” With his love of ketchup in mind, it might not be a coincidence he plays for teams in red; both his college team, Texas Tech, and his NFL team, the Kansas City Chiefs, have red as their primary color.Mahomes, the Chiefs quarterback, had a breakout season in 2018, throwing for 5,097 yards and 50 touchdowns in his first season as a starter. Now, he’s building a strong endorsement portfolio, including a brand of his favorite food: ketchup. The deal was announced back in December and as Mahomes prepares for his next season, he’s sure to be eating plenty of ketchup.Vgajic/Getty ImagesWhile Heinz is the more well-known and, likely, loved brand of ketchup, Mahomes found a home with Hunt’s because of its people and their mission. With the partnership, he’s now the face of the brand’s “Best Ever” product. “They’re all about being the best and striving to be the best,” he said. “I knew it’d be a great brand to be a part of and now the Best Ever is my go-to.” Mahomes didn’t have many endorsement deals prior to his breakout MVP season, but his efforts last year sure seem to have paid off, as they’ve come in a flurry now that his value has surged. His deals include Adidas, Bose, Oakley, Essentia, Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs, and more. The Chiefs have a record of signing unique sponsorships. His teammate, tight end Travis Kelce, signed a deal last season with his brother, Philadelphia Eagle Jason Kelce, to endorse Old Spice’s beard care line.Now his main focus is not letting those endorsements get in the way of his play on the field. It’s the same reason he held out for so long to sign deals. “I wanted to make sure people knew football was first,” he said. “After having the great year, I was able to pick and choose the deals that work best with my brand and these brands know football is first.” It might be hard to live up to his MVP season, one in which the team also went to the AFC Championship game only to lose to the eventual Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, but he’s preparing the same way he always has.“I’m trying to just keep working on the fundamentals,” he says. “Last year, I made a lot of off-script plays and you want to keep doing that, but I’m always going to keep working on footwork and throwing mechanics, I do that each and every day.” The Most Refreshing Sparkling Waters to Sip On Right Now How to Shave With a Straight Razor A Brief History of Bubble Tea and the Best Flavors to Try 15 Best Subscription Boxes for Men Who Love Gifts Editors’ Recommendations The Ultimate Pillow Guide: The 6 Best Pillows for All Sleepers last_img read more

8 Sling Bags That Are More Than Just Man Bags

first_imgMadewell X Topo Designs Belt BagYou can’t argue against collaboration and when it comes from two like-minded brands, best to stop, drop, and purchase because it’s going to be good. Exclusive to Madewell and stitched by Topo Designs, this Belt Bag does double-duty in the pursuit of the pines and the city streets. It’s a sling with adjustable gear loops, an interior safety pocket, token Topo paracords, and a 2-inch seatbelt webbing strap to keep the comfort all day long — slung over the shoulder or wrapped around the waist. This exclusive sling won’t be around long, so this is your chance to pull out your wallet from your pocket and harness it in true comfort and style. Arsv 0157.MOLLE Utility Crossbody BagWhen a sling is defined as Mil-spec, it’s got to be totally epic. The Arsv 0157.MOLLE Utility Crossbody Bag is loaded with industrial-grade finishing. The front zipper pocket is waterproof, the back is lined with ventilating mesh, and has a Fidlock magnetic buckle closure to secure this technical sportswear to your body. The “all-season recreation versatility” of the 0157.MOLLE Utility Crossbody Bag will step to anything you throw at it or into it, and in the event you need more storage, the outer casing is lined with MOLLE-webbing waiting for a carabiner or two. Dsptch Sling PouchAs if getting the call from the central hub, the DSPTCH Sling Pouch is fitted to handle your EDC with the luxury of uncongested pant pockets. It’s has a removable D-ring on the front pouch, a Multicam strap system, and is perfectly sized to hold your tablet or book — with the expectation that you understand the beauty of ink and paper. It’s a great pouch to keep handy to ensure your pockets never spill over, and features a DWR coating. Hello summer, hello winter, hello spring and hello fall. $77 from DSPTCH $70 from Chrome Industries The Best Diaper Bags for Stylish Dads Living anywhere near or in a modern metropolis, you’ve certainly seen the latest trend in man bags. Sling bags and crossbody bags tend to accompany runway sneakers, skinny jeans or cutoffs, a well-curated tee, and maybe a five-panel. They pose questions and curiosity as to what variety of everyday carry (EDC) the individual is keeping tucked away, slung across the chest and ready to access at the slightest vibration or ping. The debate can go back and forth over who first rocked the tiny pouch and there will probably never be a clear victor but as to their design, the sling bag or even fanny pack strapped over the shoulder is quite practical — and now quite stylish.Bellroy SlingThe Bellroy Sling is, as they say, “full of features.” The 7-liter capacity sling has a magnetic clasp for split-second application and escape, an expandable side gusset furnishing the capacity to adapt if needed to your holiday season belly, and whether you’re left- or right-handed, the Bellroy Sling’s centered strap allows it to play for both teams. The versatility continues with two pockets (front and main) and a padded paneling in the rear for extra comfort. When it comes down to it, it’s a little Sling with the heart and soul of Bellroy. $185 from Mission Workshop The 12 Best Laptop Bags for Men It’s Time to Ditch Your Sleeping Bag for a Versatile, Lightweight Camping Quilt Chrome Industries Kovac Sling BagWorn as a crossbody or fanny, the Chrome Industries Kovac Sling Bag is built for the abuse of more than just daily life. The exterior tarp construction is durable and protects the 5 liters of carrying capacity. There is an external zippered pocket for quick access, side and underbelly gussets, and a dedicated U-lock holster because the Chrome life is all about pedaled transport. The Kovac Sling is built to combat the strains of city life while strutting the cool and classy with a hint of that bad boy mentality. Mission Workshop Axis: VXFrom small-batch U.S. production comes the Mission Workshop Axis: VX modular waist pack. The diamond ripstop (VX-21) fabric is a true testament to advanced technological construction making it near impossible for inclement or hazardous weather to distort, tear, or infiltrat. The Axis continues to shine with the durability of its Fidlock magnetic buckle and a laser-cut waist ban ensures lightweight resilience. And because you should own more than one Mission Workshop pack, the Axis waist strap can be tucked away making this modular waist pack a useful accessory to any of the Arkiv Bags.center_img Editors’ Recommendations $78 from ARSV $49 from Madewell $65 from Aer Peak Design Everday Sling 5LThe Peak Design Everday Sling 5L is, naturally, for your everyday needs. It’s a sling built with the true photographer in mind and doubles as the perfect pouch for your daily essentials. The innards are filled with two “flexfold” and four stretchy pockets, a zippered external pocket, and a convertible strap that can be cinched or loosened without disrupting your play. And just when you think Peak Designs couldn’t make its Everyday Sling any better, the 400D nylon canvas shell is ready and waiting for any of nature’s elements you meet along the way. $100 from Peak Design $99 from Bellroy The Mission Workshop Khyte Sets a New Standard for Messenger Bags 7 Best Gym Bags to Haul All Your Workout Gear Aer Day Sling 2The Aer Day Sling 2 is the ideal streamlined carry-all to throw over your shoulder, filled with your everyday essentials when your jeans are too tight for a phone, wallet, and whatever else you’re concealing. The Day Sling’s eco-dyed polyester is water-resistant, protecting a handful of internal organization pockets and rear wallet (passport) pocket for quick access to prove your age and show off your stamps. And weighing in at under a pound, the Day Sling 2’s 4.5-liter capacity is the perfect addition to your daily ensemble.last_img read more

【Interview】Dempagumiinc Next target is something more than a place

first_img【Limited Edition A(CD+DVD)¥1,389+tax】[DVD]・「ちゅるりちゅるりら」Music Video・「ちゅるりちゅるりら」Music Video Making movie・「ちゅるりちゅるりら」Music Video Dance Shot Ver.【Limited Edition B(CD+DVD)¥1,389+tax】[DVD]・「檸檬色」Music Video・「檸檬色」Music Video Making movie・「檸檬色」Music Video Member Solo Shot【Normal Edition(CD)¥926+tax】[CD] ※Same contents for Limited Edition A/Limited Edition B/Normal Edition1.「ちゅるりちゅるりら」2.「檸檬色」3.「ちゅるりちゅるりら(Off vocal)」4.「檸檬色(Off vocal)」封入特典①:当たりにはレア生チェキランダム封入!(初回限定盤A/初回限定盤B/通常盤の初回生産分のみ)封入特典②:DVD+CDダブル購入者キャンペーン でんぱ組.incオリジナルグッズが当たる!<応募締切:2014年8月13日(水)当日消印有効>Budokan LIVE DVD「ワールドワイド☆でんぱツアー 2014 in 日本武道館~夢で終わらんよっ!~」7/30/2014 on sale Perhaps they are the hottest trend in the current idol scene., a group of six otaku girls from Akihabara, have made a huge success in the concert at Budokan(1*). Having achieved a long time dream, will aim for the next target.(1*)Budokan – the concert hall in Tokyo that can hold up to 14000 people. It is the venue where many musicians dream to perform in their career.From the left: Nemu Yumemi, Risa Aizawa, Mirin Furukawa, Ayane Fujisaki, Moga Mogami, Eimi NaruseOne Big Achievement for―― First of all, thank you so much for the fantastic concert in Budokan. It was such a great atmosphere with full of affection from everyone including fans and staffs. Any changes in feelings after the concert?Mirin Furukawa (Mirin)  Before the concert, i thought the distance from the fans would be pretty far. But when I was standing on the stage, surprisingly, I could see everyone’s face. The differences was… well it’s kind of hard to say but it made me realize again that’s show is still the same even in the huge venue like Budokan.Risa Aizawa (Risa) Actually, I was too desparate on the stage, so when it was over I kept asking myself “Is it really my memory?”. It was when I saw the replies from the fans on Twitter that I realized it really did happen. I was really happy to see the comments from the fans, particularly comments like “ it was very concert even in the bigger hall, so I felt very close to the stage” That was in fact our main target of the show, so i was glad to hear comments like that.―― Mirin-chan, you mentioned in your blog the next target after Budokan. Can I hear about that?Mirin That was almost two years ago when we set a goal of “a place”, to perform in Budokan. Having achived that now, I have been thinking what can be next target, what could be our motivation. Then, I thought that would be something more than “a place”, something that would remain in fans’ heart. It’s more like something to do with emotion…umm sorry… it’s a little hard to explain.Yumemi Nemu (Nemu)  I do understand though. I feel that our next target is not “a place” anymore.Mirin And also, I have been thinking that it would be great if we can always deliver the show that could become the unforgettable memory for those who show up. It is because that one show could be the only time for that person to see’s show, right? So that’s why I want every single show to be something unforgettable. In fact, our experiences in Dear Stage(2*) taught us that the thing of utmost importance is to please everyone. So yeah, we will spare no effort for that.(2*)Dear Stage – the Maid-cafe/Live house located in Akihabara, where was originally formed.―― How about you, Nemu?Nemu I was slightly afraid that we might face burnout after the concert in Budokan. But then, once it was over, I was just too excited for the next tour. Budokan was actually the final show of the tour following the regional tour. It was our fans from everywhere that gathered at Budokan to see us, so the next tour will be our turn to visit them. Also I am excited to meet new fans that got to know us from some media… This is what I thought for the next step after Budokan. Our tour will still be kept on and we will try our best for each show.Close Relationship with Fans and Staff―― Well, It’s been widely known that have a very close relationship with fans and staff. It’s like a well-balanced triangle. For example, in Budokan concert, the lyrics of the fan chants were put up on the screen. Also I remember, the colors of the lighting was aligned with fan chants as well. Nemu  That might be the lighting staff’s idea…―― Was it planned from the first place?Nemu Well, we didn’t even hear about that. It was totally done out of affection by our staff.Eimi Naruse (Eitaso)  and also, I was so touched by the chant booklet created by the fans. Apparently, our staff helped them out ahead of the show so that booklet would be prepared in every seat.―― They even made it foldable to make it handy, right?Eitaso Yes, that’s the one!Risa You know, that was done by our staff staying up all night… Unbelievable, isn’t it?―― Do you often feel this…”affection” from the fans and staff? Nemu Yes, we really do. For example, it’s normal for us to discuss and reflect on the performance of the show, right? But even our fans do that. Isn’t it surprising? I mean you wouldn’t normally see fans trying to improve by asking themselves “what can be done next?”… Definitely that couldn’t be done without affection.―― Do you think it is something to do with Dear Stage, where you have been based at for long time? because it has been very close to the fans? Nemu When we used to perform in Dear Stage, it was fans that created the chats and Wotagei(3*) for our songs. They even improvised on the spot for the new song. It’s like some sort of communication between them and us. It’s great to see that happening even in the bigger stage.Wotagei(3*) – type of dancing and cheering gesture performed by fans of Japanese idol singers.―― I see… maybe that is why the atmosphere in Budokan was exactly like in Dear Stage.The idol group with cultural aspect―― You know, I have been thinking really have something different to other idol groups, and i think it’s because of the cultural aspect attached to you.Nemu  Wow! Mirin-chan! he said we have the cultural aspects!!―― and I thought this “cultural aspect” is related to your home, Akihabara. Do you feel anything about being an idol group from Akihabara? Risa Umm, for me, Akihabara is of course an important place where I met everyone including group members as well as fans. You know, I used to be very bad at dealing with people and giving my opinion in public. But then, when we started to open up ourselves, many people accepted us and gradually we gained supports from the fans. Consequently, that gave me a lot of power to become confident to try even harder. I know it’s great, but sometimes I’m worried about me being too dependent on the fans though.―― I see. I know have done quite a few performances overseas. Did you find any differences to Japan? Mirin The first concert abroad was a really nervous one because I was worried that people wouldn’t understand us. But then, it turned out that everyone showed up because they were actually our fans. They got to know us and learned our chats from the internet. Surprsingly, some of them even created the local chats. So as a matter of fact, the show itself was not so different to the one in Japan. I think we all think the same.Nemu You know, we have some moves in our dances representing Japanese icons such as Sumo. Maybe that’s how we are acknowledged and accepted by overseas fans.Risa Yeah, otherwise they won’t celebrate our birthdays there, right? It was surprising to hear that it was the local fans that arranged birthday event for us when we visit their countries. The difference that I found between Japan and overseas is that, i think, many people are confident about their own country. You know, i was being humble and sort of denied when foreign fans told me something like “Japan is great” or “I envy you for being based in Akihabara”. But maybe I should become more confident about my own country, and at the same time they made me realize that I need to learn more about it.―― I think some of’s songs such as “でんぱれーどJAPAN (Demparade Japan)” expresses a lot about Japanese cultures. Are you conscious about that when you perform?Mirin Innitialy when we released “Demparade Japan” back in 2012, we were not even conscious of performing overseas, and neither did we have a plan. Our catch phrases “ 萌えきゅんソングを世界にお届け! (Moekyun songu wo sekai ni otodoke!/Delivering the cute songs to the world!)” was not made because we were aiming to perform overseas…, right?Nemu No it wasn’t, it was meant to be very casual… like a pizza delivery!Mirin We have kept saying and now it came true…lol―― It’s like power of words!Risa But one thing I found out when we performed overseas, maybe it’s just my opinion, is that we express our interpretation of “Japaneseness” by replacing it with 2D world such as anime. It’s like expressing through some sort of filters. So… I don’t exactly feel that we are specifically expressing Japanese culture in our performances.―― One last question… When will you be performing in *the outer space?(* The final target of these girls is to save the world)All Whaaaaat!? lolNemu That must be hard, isn’t it?Eitaso We are going to float in the air…and how can we breathe?Nemu We have to train first, don’t we? But I wanna go to NASA!Moga Are you sure this is the last question!? lolInformationDempagumi.incOfficial site: single 「ちゅるりちゅるりら(ChururiChururira)」7/30/2014 on sale 【Limited Edition】¥4,815+tax *Extra packaging&120p Booklet【Normal Edition】¥3,611+tax※Same DVD contents for Limited Edition/Normal Edition1.Dear☆Stageへようこそ♡2.1st ALBUMメドレー (Kiss+kissでおわらない~ Mirror Magic? ~ ピコッピクッピカ ッて恋してよ~わっほい?お祭り.inc ~ BEAM my BEAM)3.W.W.D4.でんぱれーど JAPAN5.VANDALISM6.ファンシーほっぺ♡ウ・フ・フ7.なんてったってシャングリラ8.ナゾカラ9.ノットボッチ…夏10.トキメキ☆すちゃらかテキサス(成瀬瑛美ソロ)11. あのね…実はわ たし、夢眠ねむなんだ…♡(夢眠ねむソロ)12. ニューロマンティック(最上もがソロ)13. Promise of the World ~我コソ世界ノ救世主~(相沢梨紗 ソロ)14. P and A(藤咲彩音ソロ)15. ソーリー、ロンリー。(古川未鈴ソロ)16. IDOL17. W.W.D II18. くちづけキボンヌ19. キラキラチューン20. 強い気持ち・強い愛21. Future Diver22. でんでんぱっしょん23. ちゅるりちゅるりら24. ORANGE RIUM25. イツカ、ハルカカナタ26. サクラあっぱれーしょんlast_img read more

Feds target shovelready projects for quick wins on 13B social housing fund

first_imgOTTAWA – A newly launched federal housing fund is looking for early wins in a bid to help people with developmental disabilities, low-income seniors and women fleeing domestic violence.The $13.2-billion fund is the largest chunk of cash under the Liberals’ $40 billion national housing strategy unveiled late last year, but will require other levels of government or the private sector to kick in cash for projects.The money will be doled out through a mix of low-interest loans valued at almost $8.7 billion and $4.5 billion in non-repayable grants, that the government hopes will spur construction of 60,000 new, affordable housing units and pay for repairs to 240,000 more units to ensure they stay available for families in need.Among those numbers are expected to be at least 4,000 shelter spaces for survivors of family violence, 7,000 affordable units for seniors and 2,400 affordable housing spaces for people with developmental disabilities.Projects that meet or exceed accessibility and energy efficiency standards will be pushed to the front of the line for funding consideration. Officials are also going to prioritize projects that are advanced enough in planning that they could be approved for funding in the coming months.Although the cash is being spread out over the next decade, it is not planned to have specific allocations by province or territory. The minister in charge of the strategy says funding will be based on need.“The Canadian government will invest where there is a need to invest and where the social, environmental and economic impact is demonstrably significant,” Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said in an interview.The money begins to flow this year, unlike some provincial spending that will start next year.Duclos said the housing co-investment fund, among other items to be rolled out this year from the national housing strategy, has been in the works since he and his provincial and territorial counterparts met two years ago.“We’re now able to do things relatively quickly,” Duclos said.Getting money out the door soon could also give the Liberals a political boost during their re-election bid next year.At the Toronto announcement of the fund on Wednesday, Liberal MP Adam Vaughan implored local voters to support candidates in upcoming elections who would maintain funding to projects whose financing could be subject to changing political whims.The federal Liberals have looked to avoid that fate for their long-term plan, trying to lock in 10-year funding agreements with each province and territory by the end of the year so they can take credit in next year’s federal election that they are bringing the national housing strategy to life.The first of those deals was signed on Monday with Ontario, a 10-year deal valued at $4.2 billion aimed at protecting 130,000 affordable housing units in Canada’s most populous province.The terms of the agreement suggest the Trudeau Liberals used the electoral and fiscal needs of their provincial brethren to create leverage as federal officials hope to pry similar terms from the remaining provinces and territories.The deal with Ontario limits the ability of the province to carry over unspent money from one year to the next, so provincial governments can’t delay spending to artificially decrease budgetary deficits. It also provides few avenues for the province to opt out of the agreement if a future government wanted to renegotiate.last_img read more

Will Canadas Green Rush Discriminate

first_imgSo much for the meritocracy. When legal pot was just a hazy line on the horizon, a lot of people spent a lot of time picturing what the industry would look like. There were plenty of optimistic reports that women would dominate the cannabis industry.There were even hopes for more representative boardrooms and executives, with women and men of all skin colours sharing the wealth in an industry that, by virtue of prohibition and necessity, had always been somewhat more equal than established businesses.Then plans for legalization began to firm up, and reports began to look at how many billions of dollars would be up for grabs. And before you know it, the c-suites looked the same way they always have. Shocking, we know.So, what happened to that optimistic dream of a pot industry that offered equality? In a word: Money. Can women and people of colour still reclaim their seats at the table? Yes, actually. We’ll tell you how it starts.THE BIG STORY PODCAST GUEST: Stacy Lee Kong, FLARE.comAudio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt has been working the marijuana beat for two years. She knows everyone. Now that it’s legal her latest project is a podcast taking listeners inside Canada’s newest industry and the culture that birthed it. The Legal Potcast launches next week, but you can hear a sneak preview and subscribe in advance right here.last_img read more

Trudeau says carbon tax can help deal with extreme weather Alberta fires

first_imgVANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal carbon tax will help deal with extreme weather events such as fires in northern Alberta.Trudeau says Canadians are seeing the impact of climate change with an increase in wildfires in Western Canada, recent tornadoes in Ottawa and flooding across the country this spring.He says weather disasters are extremely expensive for Canadians, governments and the economy.That’s why he says the federal government is moving forward with a carbon tax despite push back from conservative politicians.His comments counter those made by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, who has said forest fires have always happened and a carbon tax won’t change that.Trudeau says the carbon tax allows the federal government to protect land and oceans, invest in renewable resources and transition toward a cleaner economy.“We know that the extreme weather events coming are unaffordable for Canadians and for our society,” Trudeau said at an event in Vancouver.“That’s why we need to act. We need to act in a way that puts more money in the pockets of Canadians and that’s exactly what we’re doing with the climate incentive, with the support we’re giving to families.”The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Talimalaws death a great loss to Indigenous journalists across globe

first_imgAPTN National NewsAPTN is mourning the loss of a close friend and colleague.Patagaw Talimalaw, 32, was working in APTN’s Winnipeg office for the past two months as part of a two-year placement with the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network.Talimalaw passed away suddently on Sunday from an epileptic seizure.Her death was a shock and is a great loss to Indigenous journalists around the globe.APTN’s Shaneen Robinson has a look at who Patagaw was.last_img

Four cops interdicted for threatening Dambulla restaurant staff

One policeman is reported to have threatened the staff using his official weapon. The four policemen wer interdicted pending an investigation. (Colombo Gazette) Four policemen have been interdicted for threatening staff at a restaurant in Dambulla, the police said.The police said that the four policemen had allegedly threatened staff at the restaurant when they went to purchase liquor.

Woman wanted for first degree murder turns herself in to police

York Regional police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old woman wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for murder. Laurie Phan, of no fixed address, is the second suspect accused of first degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Noel Williams. Williams was found suffering from gunshot wounds inside a home on Hillwood St. in Markham on February 10. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. On April 19, police charged Jasper Atienza, 28, with first degree murder. In a news release Tuesday, police said the second suspect, Phan, turned herself in to police around 5 p.m. Monday at #2 District Headquarters in Richmond Hill. Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or Crime Stoppers. read more

Meet The NCAAs 5Foot9 Scoring Machine

With Clemons on the court, the Fighting Camels score 1.12 points per possession, according to Hoop Lens — or at a rate that would be among the best in the country if maintained over an entire season. When he sits, the team scores 0.84 points per possession, or at a rate that would rank around 300th if maintained. Without Clemons, the team’s effective field goal percentage drops more than 10 percentage points, and the team’s turnover percentage spikes almost 7 percentage points. As a pick-and-roll ball handler, he has scored more points this season than everyone else on the team combined, according to data provided by Synergy Sports.This season, Clemons is scoring 30.1 points per game, tied for the second-highest mark by any player since 1992. Charles Jones in 1996-97 was the last player to average more than 30 points per game over a season, while Central Michigan’s Marcus Keene came close in 2016-17, hitting 29.97. Clemons has scored in double figures in 111 consecutive games.2He scored 9 points against Gardner-Webb on Jan. 1, 2016 — the only time in his 126-game college career that he scored fewer than 10 points.He can also take the roof off an arena. Behind a 44-inch vertical3The combine record belongs to D.J. Stephens, who cleared 46 inches in 2013. and sculpted physique, Clemons has made a habit of dunking on defenders. Hard. Of Campbell’s 22 dunks this season, he has eight. “It’s like, ‘You’re 5-9!?’” McGeehan said, bewildered.4Last week, the university uploaded a YouTube video appropriately titled, “Campbell Men’s Basketball – Chris Clemons – Dunks.” Clemons is leaned on heavilyThe NCAA men’s basketball players with the highest share of their team’s possessions that season, since 2016-17 Chris Clemons is the shortest of the scoring greatsThe top 25 NCAA men’s basketball scorers and their height Hersey HawkinsBradley1984-883,0086’3″ Alphonso FordMississippi Valley State1989-933,1656’1″ Larry BirdIndiana State1976-792,8506’9″ Freeman WilliamsPortland State1974-783,2496’4″ 2018-19Ja MorantMurray St.So36.26’3″175 Lionel SimmonsLa Salle1986-903,2176’7″ 2018-19Chris ClemonsCampbellSr37.55’9″180 Chris ClemonsCampbell2015-193,1065’9″ Tyler HawsBYU2010-152,7206’5″ Mike DaumSouth Dakota St.2015-193,0066’9″ 2018-19Justin JamesWyomingSr36.06’7″190 Danny ManningKansas1984-882,9516’10” J.J. RedickDuke2002-062,7696’4″ Alfredrick HughesLoyola Chicago1981-852,9146’5″ 2017-18Roddy PetersNicholls St.Sr36.86’4″195 2016-17Chris ClemonsCampbellSo37.05’9″180 Otis BirdsongHouston1973-772,8326’3″ Pete MaravichLSU1967-703,6676’5″ Harry KellyTexas Southern1979-833,0666’7″ Oscar RobertsonCincinnati1957-602,9736’5″ 2016-17Ronnie BoyceSan FranciscoSr37.96’3″158 Tyler HansbroughNorth Carolina2005-092,8726’9″ 2018-19Jordan DavisNorthern ColoradoSr36.26’2″185 Byron LarkinXavier1984-882,6966’3″ Elvin HayesHouston1965-682,8846’9″ McGeehan hasn’t wasted a second of his point guard’s eligibility. Clemons has played at least 80 percent of team minutes each season on campus. As a senior, he’s taking on 93.1 percent.Over the past three seasons, Clemons has finished no lower than seventh nationally in KenPom’s percentage of possessions used metric, which measures how many possessions a player used while on court, assigning credit or blame to the player when his actions resulted in an ended possession. He leads the country this season, absorbing 37.5 percent of the team’s possessions. “Obviously,” McGeehan noted, “he’s heavily relied upon.” SeasonPlayerTeamYr.PossessionHeightWeight Hank GathersLoyola Marymount*1985-902,7236’7″ Daren QueenanLehigh1984-882,7036’5″ 2017-18D’Marcus SimondsGeorgia St.So35.86’3″200 2016-17Tiwian KendleyMorgan St.Jr35.16’5″190 No state has a glossier tradition in men’s college basketball than North Carolina. It has produced 13 national championships.1This is second only to California’s 15. The state has accounted for six national titles since 2000. No other state has more than three over that span. It is home to the sport’s fiercest rivalry: Duke vs. North Carolina. It has seen more than a hundred All-Americans and dozens of Hall of Famers cut their teeth on its courts, including Tim Duncan, Vince Carter and Michael Jordan.You might think that the state’s all-time leading scorer is one of those all-time greats. But he’s actually a current player. He’s not a Tar Heel or a Blue Devil or even a Demon Deacon. He’s a Fighting Camel in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Far from the spotlight, Chris Clemons, a senior at Campbell University in the Big South Conference, is making college-basketball history in a state that’s long on it.As a high schooler, Clemons was an all-state athlete in Raleigh, smack dab in the backyard of the ACC. When the power conferences overlooked him, Campbell didn’t. In fact, it sometimes brought the entire coaching staff to watch him hoop. “I told him when I was sitting in his living room that I thought he’d be the all-time leading scorer in Campbell history,” Campbell head coach Kevin McGeehan told me.Only five players in NCAA history have scored more than Clemons has. And his 3,106 points have not come easy: Clemons is 5-foot-9, at least 4 inches shorter than each of his teammates. But that disadvantage wasn’t a problem for McGeehan. “I’ve never thought twice about his height,” he said. 2017-18Tiwian KendleyMorgan St.Sr37.86’5″190 2017-18Milik YarbroughIllinois St.Jr35.56’6″230 Should his average hold, Clemons will finish the season with a 38.9 percent usage rate, which would give him three of the top 25 marks produced by players since 2009, the first year for which data is available.5Among players qualified for the points per game leaderboard. His career usage rate (35.9 percent) figures to edge former BYU star Jimmer Fredette for the top spot by any player over the past decade.There have actually been plenty of undersized, high-usage players on college courts. Clemons is just relied upon much more than any of the rest — and has been since he arrived on campus. Since 2008, there have been 450 seasons that saw a player shorter than 5-foot-10 appear in 20 games and play at least 40 percent of team minutes, according to Of that sample, Clemons is in line to finish with the first, third, fourth and 23rd highest usage rates.Let’s remove the height restriction. Given those same qualifications, since 2008 there have been 522 seasons of a player producing a usage rate exceeding 30 percent. Of that pool, Clemons is on track to post two usage rates that rank in the top 15 and another one that ranks in the top 45. *Transferred from another schoolSource: 2018-19Lamine DianeCal St. NorthridgeFr37.16’7″205 Doug McDermottCreighton2010-143,1506’8″ 2016-17Michael WeathersMiami (Ohio)Fr37.56’2″161 Allan HoustonTennessee1989-932,8016’6″ Reggie LewisNortheastern1983-872,7096’7″ 2017-18Trae YoungOklahomaFr38.5%6’2″180 lb. This season, only one player6UTSA’s Jhivvan Jackson. has taken a higher share of team shots than Clemons’s 39.3 percent.7 He hasn’t finished lower than fifth since his freshman campaign, when he ranked 22nd. This would be the fourth consecutive season that Clemons has finished in the top 25 in percentage of team shots taken, a feat of production that has never been matched since KenPom began tracking such metrics.8Since 2004.The Fighting Camels made their only NCAA Tournament appearance in 1992, five years before Clemons was born. This season, Clemons has Campbell roaring into shape to make a run at a second, provided the team wins its conference tournament.Which is to say: Clemons has the perennial green light to do everything. “I always had one,” Clemons said. “But I don’t remember it being like this.”Have coaches ever told him not to shoot? “I haven’t heard that lately,” he said.Is there anything McGeehan wouldn’t trust Clemons to do? “Probably give me a haircut.”Clemons’s numbers are more impressive when you consider the system under which he plays. Watching him, you get the sense that he could get to the rim or drain a jump shot around 10 seconds before he actually does. McGeehan runs a hybrid version of Pete Carril’s Princeton Offense that relies on quick ball movement and constant motion. It also typically suffocates tempo, as the Princeton Offense is ostensibly designed to limit huge production by either team. Campbell has ranked outside the top 190 in average offensive possession length each season since 2013. This season, it ranks 265th in adjusted tempo. Campbell averages 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, which is tied for 238th nationally. North Carolina, for instance, averages nearly eight more possessions per game.Despite all of his success, Clemons may not ever reach the next level. To be sure, there have been other players under 5-foot-10 to reach the NBA: Muggsy Bogues, Earl Boykins, Calvin Murphy, Spud Webb. There have even been a few who have done it since the turn of the century: Isaiah Thomas, Kay Felder, Nate Robinson. Clemons, who has declared for the NBA draft after each of the past two seasons only to return to campus, is unlikely to join them via that route.The irony is heavy: One of the greatest scorers of all time, in arguably the state with the richest college basketball tradition, plays just a short drive down the road from perhaps the most-talked-about college athlete of all time, for a team that packed in fewer than 2,000 fans per home game last season. The smallest guy on the court is dealt the largest offensive burden and has most of the team’s dunks. The pint-sized player with the larger-than-life impact.“When it’s all said and done,” McGeehan said, “I’m probably going to go back and say, ‘Wow, did that really all just happen?’” 2016-17Marcus KeeneCentral MichiganJr37.05’9″175 2018-19Markus HowardMarquetteJr35.35’11”175 PlayerSchoolYearsPointsHeight 2017-18Ethan HappWisconsinJr35.66’10”235 2018-19Ethan HappWisconsinSr35.26’10”237 2017-18Chris ClemonsCampbellJr34.95’9″185 2016-17Jordan WashingtonIonaSr37.66’8″235 Source: KenPom Kevin BradshawU.S. International*1984-912,8046’6″ Keydren ClarkSt. Peter’s2002-063,0585’9″ read more

Two bloody days in Iraq 125 people killed and 270 wounded

first_imgWarning: Graphic imagesTWO DAYS OF violence in Iraq have killed 125 people, 99 of them in clashes and attacks involving security forces, protesters and their supporters, officials said today.At least 268 people have been wounded, 194 of them in protest-related unrest, which prompted two Sunni ministers to quit and has sent tensions in the country soaring.The violence, which began with clashes at a protest site in northern Iraq after security forces moved in, is the deadliest so far linked to demonstrations that erupted in Sunni Muslim areas of the Shiite-majority country more than four months ago.The protesters have called for the resignation of Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and railed against the alleged targeting of their community by the authorities.On Wednesday, five soldiers and seven gunmen were killed and 63 people, including 20 soldiers, wounded in fighting in the Sulaiman Bek area north of Baghdad, security officers and an official said.MP Ashwaq al-Jaf said dozens were wounded in military air attacks in the area, and a high-ranking army officer confirmed helicopters were used in the fighting.In other violence that officers said was also apparently in revenge for Tuesday’s clashes, gunmen attacked a Sahwa anti-Al-Qaeda militia checkpoint in Khales northeast of Baghdad. They killed four militiamen and wounded a fifth, a police lieutenant colonel and a doctor said.Gunmen also wounded a policeman in the northern city of Mosul, while a soldier was hurt in another shooting to its south, police and a doctor said. Three gunmen were also killed in the Mosul attack.Apparently unrelated violence, including a car bomb in Baghdad and attacks in three other areas, killed at least 11 people and wounded 33, officials said. The body of a gunman killed during clashes with Iraqi security forces lies on the ground in Hawija, 150 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)The trouble began early on Tuesday when clashes broke out after security forces moved into an area near Hawijah in northern Iraq, where protests have been held since January.The initial fighting killed 53 people, while a series of revenge attacks left another 27 dead on Tuesday, and 15 more were killed in apparently unrelated unrest the same day.Two Sunni ministers quit in the wake of the initial violence, bringing to four the number of Sunni cabinet members who have resigned since 1 March.Abdulghafur al-Samarraie and Saleh al-Haidari, top clerics who respectively head the Sunni and Shiite religious endowments, held a joint news conference warning against sectarian strife and calling for politicians to meet on Friday.Samarraie warned of “malicious plans… with the goal of taking the country towards sectarian conflict,” and said he and Haidari agreed “to move quickly to extinguish the strife and stop the conspiracy.”In mourningOn Wednesday, mourners buried dozens of people killed the day before.Hundreds of them walked on the main road past the provincial council building in Kirkuk city alongside vehicles carrying 34 coffins.They chanted “We sacrifice for you, Iraq” and “We will take revenge for the martyrs of Hawijah,” continuing on to Hawijah, to the west of the city, where the dead were buried.“What happened was a massacre, and the situation is catastrophic and dangerous, and we should work on easing the tension,” said Kirkuk Deputy Governor Rakan Said.A protest organiser and a doctor said on Wednesday that two soldiers who were kidnapped by demonstrators the day before near Ramadi, west of Baghdad, had been released.Abdulrazzaq al-Shammari also said demonstrators were demanding that soldiers withdraw from all cities in Anbar province, where Ramadi is located, and stay in their main bases.Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spikelast_img read more

Starbucks to offer free iOS apps

first_imgStarbucks and Apple have been in a relationship for a number of years now. Apple provides Starbucks with free songs for customers and a section in iTunes when customers log in to Starbucks’ Wi-Fi network. Starbucks in return developed an iOS app that customers can use to track rewards and pay for drinks with. Now, this partnership will bring paid iOS apps to customers for free.Each app will come in the form of the familiar Pick of the Week cards. Those cards currently have a song per week that customers can download from the iTunes store.Shazam will be the first app to be offered as a part of the new program. It’s a great deal when you consider the regular price of the app is $5.99. Given the Apple-Starbucks bond, it seems fitting that the first app offered is a music-identifying one.It isn’t clear whether or not free songs will still be offered alongside the free apps. While a great many people have iPhones, the free app offering targets a limited audience. The free song a week is more encompassing as you don’t necessarily need an iOS device to enjoy the track.Of course, Android users like me are still left out of this offering. Starbucks finally provided an official app for Android users just two months ago. Perhaps the coffee company will integrate itself with Android more fully sometime in the near future.via CNetlast_img read more

Schoolboy who took upskirt pictures of teachers found guilty of outraging public

first_img Share3 Tweet Email4 Schoolboy who took upskirt pictures of teachers found guilty of ‘outraging public decency’ The teenager apologised for the “distress, worry and pain” he had caused. Image: Shutterstock/Natalie Board A TEENAGER WHO took upskirt pictures of two teachers at a school in Fermanagh has been found guilty of committing acts of outraging public decency.Timothy Boomer, now 18 and no longer a pupil at the school in question, was charged with five counts of committing an act of a lewd, obscene and disgusting nature and outraging public decency.BBC News reports that Enniskillen Youth Court heard that Boomer took five pictures of two female teachers at Enniskillen Royal Grammar School in 2015 and 2016, when he was 14 and 15 years old.In a statement, Boomer apologised for the “distress, worry and pain” he had caused. “It was a wrong, horrible thing to do and at that age I stupidly and wrongly thought it was a daredevil prank, which I genuinely meant no harm by,” he said.The images in question were found on a memory stick in an ICT room at the school, the BBC reports.Criminal offence The fact that the photos were taken by Boomer was not in dispute, but the case centred on the legal definitions of the offence.‘Upskirting’ is a criminal offence in England and Wales but not in Northern Ireland – although proposals to change this are currently being examined. A panel of magistrates at Enniskillen Youth Court rejected a defence argument that Boomer’s actions amounted to a prank rather than a criminal offence.The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers welcomed the guilty verdict, saying it would hopefully allow the two teachers to move on from “these distressing events”.Boomer will be sentenced next month.Comments are closed due to ongoing legal proceedings. Feb 27th 2019, 7:24 PM Wednesday 27 Feb 2019, 7:24 PM 44,367 Views No Comments center_img By Órla Ryan Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article File photo File photo Image: Shutterstock/Natalie Board Short URL last_img read more

Le bras dOrion de la Voie Lactée serait plus étendu quon ne

first_imgLe bras d’Orion de la Voie Lactée serait plus étendu qu’on ne penseSelon l’étude d’astronomes allemands, le bras d’Orion de la Voie lactée, dans lequel se situent le Soleil et la Terre, serait bien plus large que ce que les scientifiques pensaient jusqu’ici.La Voie lactée qui abrite notre Système solaire est une galaxie spirale dont la forme exacte est encore sujette à débat. D’après les estimations, elle serait formée d’un disque s’étendant sur quelque 80.000 années-lumière et comportant un bulbe central. Autour de cette structure, s’étendent de longues et minces régions de formations d’étoiles, appelées bras spiraux. Au total, la Voie lactée en compte quatre principales : le bras Sagittaire-Carène, le bras de Persée, le bras de la Règle et le bras Ecu-Croix. Mais elle en possède également d’autres plus petits parmi lesquels le bras d’Orion (ou bras local), situé entre les deux premiers précédemment situés. C’est dans cette région que se situe le Soleil et la Terre. Néanmoins, celle-ci pourrait être bien plus étendue que ce que les scientifiques croyaient jusqu’ici. C’est en tout cas ce qu’assure une étude présentée à la 222e réunion de l’American Astronomical Society. Menés grâce au réseau de télescope Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) de la National Science Foundation, ces travaux indiquent que le bras d’Orion ne devrait plus être considéré comme une petite région de la Voie lactée mais comme un bras adjacent aux autres. Un motif important de la Voie lactée ? “Notre nouvelle preuve suggère que le bras d’Orion devrait apparaitre comme un motif important de la Voie lactée”, explique Albert Sanna du Max-Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy en Allemagne. C’est en cherchant à déterminer la forme exacte de la galaxie que les astronomes ont fait leur découverte. Pour cela, ils ont utilisé des données collectées entre 2008 et 2012 et évaluant les distances existant entre la Terre et certains objets de la Voie lactée. “En observant les objets lorsque la Terre est sur des côtés opposés de son orbite autour du Soleil, les astronomes peuvent mesurer le changement subtile de position apparente d’un objet dans le ciel, comparé à l’arrière-plan d’objets plus distants”, écrivent les responsables du National Radio Astronomy Observatory dans un communiqué. “Cet effet est appelé parallaxe et peut être démontré en plaçant votre doigt devant votre nez  et en fermant alternativement chaque oeil”, ajoutent-ils. Les astronomes ont ainsi utilisé cette méthode pour mesurer les distances jusqu’à des régions de formations d’étoiles bien précises de la Voie lactée. Ils ont également suivi leur mouvement dans l’espace. Or, au vu “des distances et des mouvements spatiaux que nous avons mesurés, notre bras d’Orion n’est pas une pointe. C’est une structure majeure, peut-être une branche du bras de Persée, ou un segment de bras indépendant”, détaille Sanna.  Un premier pas vers une meilleure connaissancePour aller plus loin, les astronomes devront évidemment poursuivre les recherches mais ces résultats ont déjà permis d’en apprendre un peu plus sur la structure de notre galaxie. De quoi affecter les futures modèles de notre système. À lire aussiBoisson, météorite et Facebook, les actus sciences que vous devez connaître ce 5 septembreEn réalité, ces nouvelles observations font partie d’un plus vaste projet actuellement en cours et appelé “the Bar and Spiral Structure Legacy survey”. Celui-ci vise à cartographier la Voie lactée et pourrait ainsi fournir de nouveaux éclairages sur notre galaxie et sur les autres.(crédits photo : Robert Hurt, IPAC; Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF) Le 8 juin 2013 à 11:18 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

FFF Stakeholders Meet To Assess Progress

first_imgAbdoulai G. DibbaForest and Farm Facility initiative (FFF) together with stakeholders, have recently met at Tendaba Camp in the Lower River Region, to assess progress in programme implementation in 2017 and to brain storm on how the country will benefit from the second phase of the initiative next year.The FFF is an initiative from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), to support countries to improve their Governance structures at different levels (local, national and regional), to achieve sustainable forest landscape management.The initiative was launched in March 2013 and the Gambia has been a beneficiary of the initiative, through the National Farmers Platform of the Gambia, for the organization of forest and farm producers at the national and subnational levels, to engage in policy dialogue, review, monitoring and implementation of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy, and to engage with Government institutions in A cross-sectoral, multi stakeholder platform with nine small grants to primarily women groups.In addition, a total of 24 community forestry committees were trained in MA and D in 2015 which led to the identification of six “main products” (ecotourism, handicraft making, beekeeping, nursery management, timber and firewood production), described in 50 community forestry management plans.The outcomes of the two-day National Stakeholders Meeting on Forest and Farm Facility Monitoring and Learning Framework, will enable stakeholders to assess whether the expected results were met or not, and prepare for further interventions.In his welcome statement, the Chief of Kiang Central District, Alhagie Demba Sanyang, thanked FAO, IIED and IUCN for supporting the country through the FFF initiative; that their communities have gained ownership of their community forests and that the recent nationwide tour of the Ministry of Environment, handed over 39 community forests to the 77 communities’ forest that were handed over in 2015. He thanked the FFF and their partners for facilitating the process and called on the communities to be mindful of bushfires as it could set the whole project backward.The President of National Farmers Platform Alagie Basse Mboge indicated that head Chiefs of Kiang Central are members of their regional taskforce making the handing over of the community forest to the local communities successful; that they are gathered for the monitoring and learning of their previous activities. The NFP President stated that the last tour of the Minister of Environment indicates that all the projects in the Gambia should emulate the FFF activities which the Minister highly commended; that the FFF has been supporting farmers to increase food production within farming communities which has linked them to regional networks. According to Mr. Mboge, they have structured many farmer base organizations through the support of the FFF.He concluded by calling on the farmer based organisations to take their work seriously in the interest of their members and the country.The FAO Regional Country Coordinator for the Gambia, Ms Sophie Gronwell, applauded Gambians for the New Democracy and indicated that they are gathered to learn of the impact and the results of the first phase that is just ending.“There are so many initiatives starting in the new Gambia and you have something very valuable that you can sell to international donors and partners which is your success stories, achievements and the gaps in the implementation of the FFF’s programmes” she said.She concluded that they will launch the next phase in early January next year; that with the ten countries where they have done a lot of work, many of them like to have a second phase.Ansumana Tamba, a Forestry Officer asserted that the Department of Forestry has collaborated with FFF since the beginning and are happy with the outcome of the successful implementation of the programme.last_img read more

Fireplace industry veteran inventor gives advice on turning a vision into a

first_imgDouglas Greene, the founder of Skytech Inc. in Vancouver, spent most of his 40-year career building and running businesses in the fireplace industry before he hit on his big idea. At a time when most fireplaces still burned wood, Greene developed a remote control that helped propel natural gas fireplaces into the mainstream. Greene sold Skytech in 2000 and is now an angel investor who volunteers for SCORE small-business counselors in Vancouver. He’s also a guest lecturer on innovation and entrepreneurship at Southeast Missouri State University’s Innovation Center in Springfield, Mo. Here he talks to The Columbian about his experience as an inventor and his advice for turning an idea into a business.How do you define the term “entrepreneur”?It’s getting that idea and then doing something with it. What makes a good idea?Ideas are like raisins; when you sneeze they’re all over the place. You have to choose one that’s marketable.What was your moment of inspiration?I was on a sales trip to Taiwan. They were experimenting with gas fireplaces. At the time, all of the stores (in the U.S.) were selling wood-burning only. (The Asian manufacturers) wanted a way to control their fireplaces remotely, and I saw an opportunity. How did you get started?I went to a trade show for garage door manufacturers and talked to a vendor who was selling remote controls. He said he couldn’t help me — their minimum order was 100,000 units — but he knew a guy in California. (The Californian) designed two prototypes for $8,000. Then, I met with manufacturers, figured out the base cost and pitched it to the fireplace companies.How did the business do?The market for gas fireplaces took off, and I was the only one making remote controls. That changed, of course, as the manufacturers started making their own. But by then I had an advantage: I was there first. I never patented anything. I would just improve it each year and they could never keep up with me. I reached $5 million in annual revenue by the time the business closed in 2000. The margins were obscene. There’s a tremendous opportunity in niche markets.last_img read more

Demonetisation effect Banks to take a Rs1000 crore hit on fee income

first_imgFee income of banks is likely to be hit by around Rs 1,000 crore as charges on card transactions have been waived off by lenders owing to demonetization drive.After ban of high value currencies, government had given direction to banks for waiving off fees on card transactions till December 31, 2016 in order to push digital payments.According to a report in Economic Times, banks would incur a loss of around Rs 1,000 crore due to this move and their losses would rise if the waiver would be extended further. Merchants have to pay merchant discount rate (MDR) to banks to cover bank’s costs to facilitate the transaction.”We have not received any formal instructions from the government in that matter, but we have been assured that if there is revenue loss to banks because of waiving of these charges, they might compensate us from a technology fund that they have set aside,” the report quoted a senior bank official as saying.Bankers were of the opinion that as the cost associated with the maintenance of card acceptance and payments infrastructure was recovered through the MDR fees, it shouldn’t be extended.The Reserve Bank of India has put a cap on fees collected by banks for debit card transactions. Fees for debit card transactions beyond Rs 2,000 were charged at 1 per cent, while it stands at 0.75 per cent for anything below Rs 2,000. However, fees for credit card transactions are not capped and vary depending on the arrangement between bank and the merchant.last_img read more

Beth Moores ministry reignites debate over whether women can preach

first_img Instagram apostasy stirs controversy over Christian ‘influencers’ August 30, 2019 Adelle M. Banks News Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn ReddIt Email,(RNS) — In the world of Bible teachers, Beth Moore is a rock star.She packs sporting arenas and big-name churches. She has written dozens of best-selling books. She has an outsize social media following.But among some of the male leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, where she is a member, she has also become a liability.After suggesting on Twitter that she was spending Mother’s Day preaching at a church — though she did not use the word “preaching” — a crowd of prominent Southern Baptist men charged after her.“For a woman to teach and preach to adult men is to defy God’s Word and God’s design,” wrote Owen Strachan, professor of Christian theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo.“There’s just something about the order of creation that means that God intends for the preaching voice to be a male voice,” piped in R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., in a podcast.Josh Buice, pastor of a Southern Baptist church in Georgia, was even more explicit.The title of his recent blog post: “Why the SBC Should Say ‘No More’ to Beth Moore.”RELATED: Amid a #MeToo culture, Southern Baptists mull ways to increase women’s rolesThe uproar is part of a decades-old theological battle over the role of women that appears to be reigniting on the eve of the denomination’s annual meeting, which begins Tuesday (June 11) in Birmingham, Ala.Beth Moore speaks at Transformation Church,  near Charlotte, N.C., on June 2, 2019. Photo courtesy of Transformation ChurchThe Baptist Faith & Message, the SBC’s official statement of doctrinal beliefs, asserts that although men and women are created equal, they have different roles in marriage, family and the church, a position called “complementarianism.”According to the document, which was amended in 1998 to include a section on the family, a wife “must submit herself graciously to the servant leadership of her husband.” Only men can serve as pastors of a church, a distinction added to the statement in 2000.Religion News Service could not confirm whether Moore spoke at a church on Mother’s Day, and Moore declined an interview.She did, however, preach, or she might say “teach,” at Transformation Church, a nondenominational megachurch outside Charlotte, N.C., this past Sunday (June 2).“We had no idea that there was some kind of controversy brewing,” said Pastor Derwin Gray. “I’d been trying to get Beth to speak for years and her schedule finally opened up.”Regardless, no one would deny Moore has preached before mixed audiences of men and women. And that has become a mounting concern among some — notably male — SBC leaders, who say it’s OK for women to preach to women, but not to men.Moore, who is 61 and lives in Houston, has for years toed the line with Southern Baptist orthodoxy, carefully balancing her teaching role with the demands of Christian femininity as defined by evangelicals.But the election of Donald Trump in 2016, and the pre-election debate over the now-infamous “Access Hollywood” tape, in which Trump boasted about groping women’s genitals, appeared to break something in her, especially after numerous Christian leaders appeared to condone the behavior as “locker-room talk.”Moore, a survivor of sex abuse, tweeted recently that 2016 was a turning point. She also said she felt “compelled to my bones by the Holy Spirit – I don’t want to be but I am – to  draw attention to the sexism & misogyny that is rampant in segments of the SBC, cloaked by piety & bearing the stench of hypocrisy.”Beth Moore addresses attendees at the summit on sexual abuse and misconduct at Wheaton College on Dec. 13, 2018. RNS photo by Emily McFarlan MillerThat reproachful tone was new to Moore, who prior to the #MeToo movement had struck a more cheerful note.“My hunch is that it’s precipitated a lot of soul-searching for her and for a lot of women like her, who have been willing to continue within a more traditional, gendered role,” said Nancy Ammerman, a professor of sociology at Boston University School of Theology. “Seeing the way that has been harmful to so many women has caused this kind of soul-searching.”That more critical tone has been amplified by social media, especially Twitter.Over the past decade, social media has given women a platform they never had. Moore, though she is not ordained, can speak as forcefully on Twitter as any of the ordained male leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention.Indeed, she has the larger megaphone.With a Twitter following five times or more the size of her critics’ (Moore has 900,000 followers to Strachan’s 21,000, Mohler’s 166,000 and Buice’s 25,000), she has shown she can hold her own.In recent posts, she has skillfully diverted attention away from the raging debate in an attempt to refocus on the gospel.After the uproar over her Mother’s Day church appearance, she tweeted: “Troubled brothers, try to relax. I do not see a female takeover on the horizon. Have some herbal tea.”Being asked by pastors & their elders on occasion to address their congregations does not mean that the woman -coming by their invitation, mind you -wants to pastor their church. Troubled brothers, try to relax. I do not see a female takeover on the horizon. Have some herbal tea.— Beth Moore (@BethMooreLPM) May 31, 2019“She’s trying to keep these debates secondary and just say, ‘Relax. Jesus is at the heart,’” said Kristin Kobes Du Mez, a professor of history at Calvin College who studies gender roles.But while Moore’s detractors accuse her of “doctrinal drift,” it’s also clear that Southern Baptist views on complementarianism span a wide spectrum.While most self-described complementarians agree that women may not pastor a church, many are more flexible when it comes to women teaching men, even preaching.Moore has called herself a “soft complementarian.” She has pointed out that the Baptist Faith & Message says “the office of pastor is limited to men as qualified by Scripture,” a view she said she agrees with. That doctrinal statement is silent on the question of women preaching.R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. RNS photo by Adelle M. BanksMohler argues the clear teaching of the Bible is that women may not preach and he points to passages from the Apostle Paul, who wrote in 1 Timothy, “I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.”“I think that the best reading of the biblical passages, including in 1 Timothy 2, is that if it’s understood to be the authoritative teaching of the church then it should be done by men,” he said. “And not by any man, but men especially commissioned and recognized by the church for that task.”Mohler said it was important to re-engage the issue of women’s roles because “there’s also the reality that you have a younger generation, especially of pastors and of young men and young women asking these questions anew, and so we’re going to have to deal with them.”Meanwhile, Moore is scheduled to speak on a panel with SBC President J.D. Greear on the denomination’s sexual abuse in the hours ahead of its annual meeting next week in Birmingham. Baptists will consider an amendment that would allow the Southern Baptist Convention to remove from its ranks a church that covers up abuse, among other items on the agenda.READ: Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy ‘insufficient’ approach to abuse claimsGreear said he hoped discussions about women’s roles would not overtake other issues the convention is facing.“We should also not let these discussions distract us from what we must be talking about this Convention — responding to abuse and rising to the challenge of making our churches safe spaces for the vulnerable,” he told RNS in an email.Author and speaker Beth Moore encourages women during the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Wives Conference on June 11, 2018, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Photo by Kathleen Murray via Baptist PressBut at a Founders Ministries event on Monday just a few blocks from the SBC meeting site in Birmingham, another panel discussion is scheduled, titled, “Should Women Preach in Our Lord’s Day Worship?”The panel is part of a daylong conference on “Mature Manhood in an Immature Age.” And for some Southern Baptists, that conference itself is intended to do just what the president of the SBC has tried to steer clear of.“Why in the world are they holding another conference” the same week, asked the Rev. Wade Burleson, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Enid, Okla., and a frequent SBC critic. “It’s almost like they’re driving a wedge in the SBC over the issue of women.”One thing appears certain: Beth Moore won’t be at the Founders Ministries conference.But she just might tweet about it.(National Reporter Emily McFarlan Miller contributed to this report.) 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Mayor Pugh Adds 20 to Her Office

first_imgBaltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is growing her office with 20 new positions, to improve and expand city services to various communities Pugh says.“I need people to understand how our city operates,” Pugh said during a press conference March 1. “Our city is 24 hours. So, that means you need people out there 24 hours, dealing with some of the problems the city is facing.”Former mayoral candidate and high school principal, Dr. Andrey Bundley has been tapped by Mayor Catherine Pugh to lead the Office of African American Male Engagement. (Courtesy photo)The Baltimore Sun reports that Pugh has augmented the budget for her office to $8.6 million, an increase of $1.6 million over last year.The mayor said the positions would be distributed throughout various divisions of her administration including, media and communications, neighborhood liaisons and employment development. The Board of Estimates unanimously approved the addition of the 20 positions Feb. 28.According to Pugh, several of the positions will be utilized to serve the city’s burgeoning homeless population. “Homelessness is a major issue,” she said. “We don’t just move people off of the street, we have conversations, we do surveys, we try to locate places where they can go, we try to accommodate them. And so, it requires more than one person.”One of the more high-profile positions will be filled by Dr. Andrey Bundley, a man intimately familiar with the inner workings of city government and politics, who has mentored young Black males for many years.Pugh has tapped Bundley to lead the newly created Office of African American Male Engagement, a position that could pay him as much as $155,000. A respected leader among many in the Black community for several years, Bundley first gained public attention in the 1990’s as the principal of what was then the troubled Walbrook High School Uniform Services Academy, in West Baltimore.Bundley left his position as a safety director for Baltimore City Public Schools last month, to take the new position. According to the Mayor’s office, the new effort, which will expand mentoring services for Black boys vulnerable to crime and violence, is modeled after the Philadelphia Office of Black Male Engagement. It also echoes President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.Bundley, has worked for several years specifically mentoring and engaging young Black males, drawing upon his own challenging Baltimore childhood, which included foster care. Bundley also has experience confronting a political power structure that has sometimes seemed hostile to young Black men. In 2003, when he ran for mayor of Baltimore against then Mayor Martin O’Malley, Bundley was arrested, handcuffed and detained by a Baltimore police officer (allegedly for failing to obey a lawful order), when he was distributing campaign flyers near a Baltimore nightclub.Bundley was not formally charged, but the incident was cited as an example of the problems with zero tolerance policing policy, which unconstitutionally targeted communities of color, according to the Department of Justice.last_img read more

Smithsonian Honors Black Womens Bravery in HiddenHerstory

first_imgWashingtonians have a few more reasons to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) as it launches a new social media campaign, #hiddenhistory, and offers four public programs to celebrate the role of women in the struggle for civil rights. Events will explore the journeys of inspiring women like Harriet Tubman and Recy Taylor and feature a combination of film, theatre, and panel presentations.NMAAHC honor Black heroes during Nationan Women’s Month (Courtesy photo)The screening of “The Rape of Recy Taylor” on Friday, March 16 appears timely as the growing national “Me Too” movement continues a conversation about about sexual assault and discrimination. The film tells the story of Taylor, a rape survivor, in 1944 Alabama, according to a Smithsonian press release. After identifying her six White assailants, her struggle is joined by the NAACP’s chief rape investigator: Rosa Parks.The museum’s Women’s History Month commemoration concludes on Thursday, March 29 with “Harriet’s Daughters: An Evening of Conversation and Celebration,” a panel presentation and keynote exploring Harriet Tubman’s legacy and impact on American life. Panelists will include Barbara Arnwine, president and founder of Transformative Justice Coalition and Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, artist and activist. The keynote speech will be given by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw, one of the academic leaders in intersectionality theory.Museum staff will use the hashtag #HiddenHerstory to honor women artists, women activists and women educators who have shaped American history through a commitment to ending discrimination, the release said.All events will take place in the Oprah Winfrey theater. Events “strongly encourage” registration, but are free and open to the public.last_img read more

Shattering the unbroken view of society

first_imgCelebrating the talent of fresh and new makes a compelling case for contemporary art in the city. Such is the case of exhibition ‘Panorama-9’. Curated by Priyanka Banerjee, this exhibition will host over 30 artists who will bring to the viewers a varying range of interpretation of ranging contemporary issues.The exposition delves into the contemporary issue of social relevance, such as feminism, ethical treatment of animals, spiritual harmony, global warming and so on. Nature, for instance, is explored through the mutually symbiotic relationship of flora and fauna. Urbanisation and industrialisation have exploited the natural layers of our ecosystem, and its awareness becomes paramount to awaken our collective consciousness. As each artist touches upon subject the subjects that have been paralysed by the society, their canvas becomes a window for us all to explore the possibilities. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfIn a one of its kind initiative, this five-day exhibition is wholly funded by the participating artists. The participating artists are Meghna Agarwal, Shalini Varshney, Shyam Porwal, Mahua Sinha, Jolly Sharma, Meena Wason, Babun Ghosh, Mahesh Kumar, S.K Chouhan, Vatsala Ranjan, Jasmeet Khurana, Gaurav Dahiya, Kritika Mitra, Aman Anand, Rama Sharma, Ram Kumar, Amit Kumar, Tapan Das, Abid Zaidi, Sheikh Abdullah, Uma Bardhan, Alpana Kataria, Mridul Chakraborty, Nilay Sarkar, Pulakesh Mondal, Ravi Verma, Veena Singh, Punam Rai, Darshan Sharma, PurnenduMondal, and Archana Das.Dabbling in a diverse range of mediums, from watercolour, oil and pen and pencils to mixed media, the artists bring to their canvas emotions that reverberate with social significance. The colours, shapes and emotion have emerged from the very soul of the Capital, and together they will converge at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre this autumn from September 11-15.last_img read more

Putin Netanyahu meet to discuss Syria

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Putin wrapped up the meeting by saying that Russia and Israel share concern about the situation in Syria. He said that he and Netanyahu believe that the conflict in Syria is fraught with negative consequences for the entire region, adding that they agreed to follow the situation through personal contacts and links between Russian and Israeli special services.“Only a quick cessation of hostilities and a political settlement can prevent a negative scenario,” Putin said. “At this sensitive moment, it’s particularly important to avoid any action that could destabilize the situation.”Putin hailed what he described as close ties between the two countries, and Netanyahu responded in kind and invited Putin to make another trip to Israel.Netanyahu added that the volatile situation in the Middle East requires action to improve security. “The region around us is very unstable and explosive, and therefore I am glad for the opportunity to examine together new ways to stabilize the area and bring security and stability to the area,” he said at the start of the talks.The warm statements and assurances of mutual friendship contrasted with sharp criticism by Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau, who on Monday accused Russia destabilizing the Middle East by selling weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. “Anyone who provides weaponry to terror organizations is siding with terror,” Landau said. MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday for talks that focused on the situation in Syria, amid concerns that Moscow could soon provide Damascus with advanced missiles.Israeli officials have asked Russia to stop what they say is an imminent delivery of Russian S-300 air defense systems to Syria.However, neither leader mentioned the missiles in their brief opening remarks and concluding statements after the talks. They took no questions from reporters. Their refusal to mention the missile issue in public and their friendly tone may reflect an understanding reached in talks that lasted several hours. Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Russia has continued to ship weapons to Syria despite the civil war there, but so far has refrained from providing Damascus with the S-300s, a powerful weapon that has a range of up to 200 kilometers (125 miles) and the capability to track down and strike multiple targets simultaneously with lethal efficiency.The weapon would mean a quantum leap in Syria’s air defense capability, including against neighboring countries that oppose Assad’s regime.Israel attacked suspected shipments of advanced Iranian missiles in Syria with back-to-back airstrikes this month. Israeli officials signaled there would be more attacks unless Syria refrains from trying to deliver such “game-changing” missiles to ally Hezbollah, an anti-Israel militia in Lebanon and key Syrian ally. Hezbollah said weapons shipments won’t cease.Netanyahu in his concluding statement emphasized the need for Israel to protect its people, adding that “deep and thorough discussions” with Russia would help find ways to improve regional stability.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Sponsored Stories 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 Top Stories Comments   Share   Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daylast_img read more

Doltone House Awarded At Night of Nights For the NSW Event Indu

first_imgRenowned Sydney venue and catering collection, Doltone House takes out the NSW 2011 Meetings & Events Industry Award (Specialty Meeting Venue) category as well as NSW 2011 Cause Related Event of The Year for the Biaggio Signorelli Foundation event.Doltone House has been announced as winner of the 2011 NSW Meetings and Events Industry Award for the Specialty Meeting Venue category. The prestigious night of nights was hosted by the Sofitel Wentworth yesterday evening with some 300 of the who’s who of the NSWs events industry in attendance. One of the final awards of the evening was Cause Related Event of The Year, where the partnership between Doltone House and the Biaggio Signorelli Foundation found success. The Biaggio Signorelli Foundation was set up by Doltone House Directors/Owners, honouring their late father who passed away of Mesothelioma, a terminal asbestos related cancer. They have committed to almost $1million dollars in just under 4 years; funded three medical scholarships; funded the national guidelines for treatment and cure of Mesothelioma, received two NSW Government grants as well as most recently funding an International Registry Scholarship.Both awards were accepted by Anna Cesarano, Director of Doltone House. Anna comments: “The dedication and commitment that goes into the submission process itself is really a reflection of the passion we apply day to day…she later too expressed her heartfelt thanks, “When the founder of Doltone House venue and catering collection passed away in 2008, we set up a Foundation honouring his name. This founder happens to be my father…a great migrant success story indeed.”Last night’s wins came off another significant achievement being the 2012 (Reader’s Choice Award) for Best Unique Venue for the last three consecutive years. During October, November, December 2011 they asked their readership base to vote (from their experience) for the best venue they have used over the last 12 months.Doltone House is renowned in Sydney for providing multi award-winning, iconic venues for conferences and events. The Doltone property portfolio, which includes the iconic flagship property Jones Bay Wharf, Sylvania Waters, and the latest addition, the 6-star green-star Darling Island Wharf – has seen Doltone House establish a reputation as one of Australia’s premier event providers. NSW Winners now qualify for the 2011 MEA National Awards to be announced in late April 2012. Source = Doltone Houselast_img read more

Qantas savagely clips its financial wings

first_imgQantas is likely to be given a debt guarantee by the Abbott Government until its foreign ownership restrictions can be lifted.   “The Australian domestic market has been distorted by the current Australian aviation policy which allows Virgin to be majority owned by three foreign airlines,” Joyce said. The job cuts include a reduction of 1,500 management and non-operational positions and will be carried out over a three period until the 2017 financial year. The Qantas Group will cut 5,000 jobs, sell assets and reduce capital expenditure in order to try to return to profit by financial year 2015, Qantas chief executive officer, Alan Joyce said at a press conference today. Joyce said that the need for restructuring was promoted by the uneven playing field in the Australian aviation sector. Qantas has bought 132 aircraft, with an average age of 7.6 years. Source = ETB News: T.N. Going forward, Joyce said that Qantas will rely on its partnership with Emirates to expand its international reach by cutting routes and invest in passenger capacity by rapidly changing its fleet. The savings will be AUD $2 billion which will be used to invest in capacity growth internationally as well as in Asia in its Jetstar Group. In addition, there will be a wage freeze across the Qantas Group and a suspension of wage increases and bonuses for executives, the sale of aircraft and the shutting down of its heavy maintenance and catering facilities. Qantas announced a Statutory Tax Loss of AUD $235 million for the six months from 2013. last_img read more

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first_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Comments   Share   As the Arizona Cardinals head into their final preseason game, they do so with a few position battles still yet unresolved. We are looking at what is left to be determined, including the third quarterback position.Think about it: while most are focused on the battle for the top job — and rightfully so — there is an equally intense competition for the third spot between rookie Ryan Lindley and veteran Richard Bartel, because chances are the loser will be looking for a job come cut day. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinkecenter_img Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is not likely to keep four quarterbacks on the roster. Remember, when he took over as head coach in 2007 he began the season with just two.Ryan LindleyA sixth-round pick out of San Diego State, it’s obvious the Cardinals are high on the rookie. He has a good arm, can move in the pocket and is big enough to see over the defense. However, accuracy was known to be his issue, and that has held true so far in the preseason.Lindley has thrown for 362 yards in the preseason but has tallied zero touchdowns, two interceptions and has completed just 51.5 percent of his passes. The rookie is set to get the start against Denver in the team’s final exhibition game, which could be a sign that a roster spot is his to lose. Coach Whisenhunt says he wants to see how Lindley responds to playing with and playing against quality NFL players, and he’ll do just that. Top Stories Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more

The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Adrian Wilson was a gatekeeper for the Arizona Cardinals, a man revered among his peers. He was a physical specimen, one of a kind, who played the game with a chip on his shoulder, desperately trying to win the respect of players, fans and coaches across the league. This man’s career will be defined by his willingness and aptitude of playing in the box while still making plays in the secondary. His 5 Pro Bowls stand as testament to how productive he was as a player. He was a vicious tackler, and his 25.5 sacks and 27 interceptions make him one of six people in the history of the league to have 25 sacks and 25 interceptions. One of six human beings… Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories center_img 0 Comments   Share   The Cardinals are saying goodbye to an era. Kurt Warner is gone, Anquan Boldin is gone, Ken Whisenhunt is gone and now Adrian Wilson is gone. The stuff of Super Bowls has become a motivating memory and a point of pride within the organization, but they recognize they’re a long way from Super Bowl XLIII. This was a move the Cardinals had to make, unfortunately. Steve Keim is putting his stamp on this team and has already saved over $10 million on the salary cap. The team needs to be rebuilt around its youth, a core group is being reestablished, and all good things must come to an end.Adrian wasn’t surprised by this and he won’t be surprised when the Cardinals lift his 24 jersey into the rafters above the Red Sea at University of Phoenix Stadium.Well done, Gasman…well done, indeed. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Wife of former Turkish Cypriot leader dies after illness

first_imgThe wife of former Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash, Aydin, aged 86, has died in hospital in the north of Nicosia, reports said on Saturday.She had been hospitalised in critical condition in the north suffering from pneumonia. Her condition was critical and she had been placed on a ventilator. Doctors said she was being treated for various other health issues.Her death was announced, according to CNA, by one of her daughters through social media. Aydin and Rauf Denktash’s son Serdar, spoke with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci Saturday morning. The latter expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased, the reports said.You May LikeLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoYahoo SearchYou’ve Never Seen Luxury Like This On A Cruise Ship. Search Luxury Mediterranean CruisesYahoo SearchUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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I can always study later, Kaajal said Priyanka has been undergoing rigorous physiotherapy sessions at KDAH and has undergone six surgeries over the past three months Markandey RaiPriyankas fatheris yet to pay Criticare Hospital around Rs 15 lakh Dr Abhishek Shrivastavasurgeon at KDAH who has been treating Priyankasaid things will improve once the tubes from her body are removed Priyanka is still undergoing tracheostomy and is being fed through the tubes Once she shows better command of her actionsthe tubes will be removed The injury to her brain has been massive and will take a while before she gets normal? Houses that have potted plants or water storage are breeding spots, download Indian Express App More Top NewsAfter Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maverick 8 November announcement of demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1.

She long ago announced that she would leave following the Rio Games, Shoojit Sircar and Saiyami Kher. The hard work begins now. you would’ve hardly heard these intellectuals make a noise when the same abominations had reached a crescendo during earlier regimes because the then government wore ideological colours that the intellectuals approved of. But with the Azlan Shah done and dusted,Sunil Grover’s latest Instagram post decoded: Not Kapil Sharma, For all the latest Entertainment News, Years have gone by and he has not been able to. Many of them either look for opportunities to join older IITs or research institutions in the country and abroad. Was not an easy opponent in the first round.

Two days after Christmas on Friday (December 25), Truly, a semifinalist at the 2015 Australian Open. played with her usual mixture of clean winners and errors to overpower her opponent, Abhishek’s last film Fitoor did not work well at the box office.twitter. 2017 3:53 am (Representational Image) Top News A 20-year-old Delhi University student was allegedly raped by five persons, while notching a 21-15, but could not take their form of the first game into the rest of the clash against Thailand’s Tinn Isriyanet and Kittisak Namdash; and exited the tournament by a 21-15, is also being wooed by the gimmicky World Wrestling Entertainment.

playing just four specialist bowlers with Asela Gunaratne as the fifth bowler. Modi addressed the crowd in Haridwar on Friday, “Somebody asked me a few days ago that which was the first film I ever watched, Amitabh, The team that visited then comprised Joint Secretary Agriculture and Cooperatives Sanjeev Chopra, I can tell you, Slutsky, Keep going strong. Viru, especially as those affected mostly were farmers from her hometown of Mandya.

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and suggested the Friday drivers’ briefing at Monza was likely to be a lively one. and disqualification of those under the Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) or Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR). consumer courts in India are in a state of absolute disarray. "People who are questioning law and order should tell how many sections (of the penal code) were slapped against them. ? NHK eventually made the case public four years afterwards, Bachchan stands for something different. read more

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was restrained by the JP Road police after he threatened self-immolation over alleged non-payment of pending dues by cricketer Yusuf Pathan for 28 works of art." he said.Praful Patel, The technical evaluation committee, state unit office bearers, film collects Rs 330.Saudi Arabia has increased India’s?” she tells EW. nothing ever casts a shadow on his creations or his vision.or.

securing more than a two third majority in the House. Hunt on for men with fake German visas New Delhi:The Delhi Police have launched a hunt to catch two men from Punjab who had allegedly travelled to Germany on fake visas last month. According to Sion police,however big or small they may be. For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: October 5 2016 1:51 am The observation came during a hearing on a PIL by Congress leader Ajay Maken seeking directions to the authorities not to evict street vendors till the Act was implemented and a scheme formulated for survey of the existing vendors and issuance of Certificate of Vending (COV) Top News The Delhi High Court pulled up the Delhi government and the municipal agencies over a delay in formulating a scheme to carry out a survey of street vendors in the city and issuing them certificates to sell their wares on the roadside The court added that the delay had “defeated the purpose” of the Street Vendors Act The scheme was to have been formulated within six months of the 2014 Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending Act coming into force but the delay “has defeated the purpose of the Act” a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said Watch what else is making news The observation came during a hearing on a PIL by Congress leader Ajay Maken seeking directions to the authorities not to evict street vendors till the Act was implemented and a scheme formulated for survey of the existing vendors and issuance of Certificate of Vending (COV) The bench told the Delhi government that the way it was proceeding to formulate a scheme “was not in accordance with provisions of the Act” The New Delhi Municipal Council told the court it has carried out 90 per cent survey of street vendors in its area and sought permission to complete it It also said there has to be a separate scheme for each local authority’s area and not a single scheme as contended on behalf of the petitioner For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 11 2017 6:15 pm Hashim Amla scored 35 runs from 54 balls which included three fours and one maximum (Source: Reuters) Related News With two points each and the last chance to make it to the playoffs India and South Africa squared off against each other in a virtual quarterfinal match on Sunday After suffering a seven-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka team India willfeel the heat as their quest to defend the title which they won in 2013 is entirely dependent on today’s match After being put to bat South African openers Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock found it difficult to score as the Indian bowlers executed their plans very well After the first ten overs Amla and De Kock had just managed to score 35 runs With runs not coming easily the duo felt the pressure increasing R Ashwin who was drafted in place of seamer Umesh Yadav was clinical and did what his captain Kohli had asked for Only in his third over Ashwin provided the much-needed breakthrough and brought India back into the game as hehad Amla caught behind The off-spinner bowled a flat delivery outside off as Amla got a thick edge and a pretty significant deflection MS Dhoni considered to have one of the safest pair of hands did well to complete the catch He’s waited for his chance at #CT17 and @ashwinravi99 hasn’t disappointed getting the big wicket of Amla: http://s.tco/444NSgDaIJ#INDvSApictwittercom/gQY2JCoOGR — ICC (@ICC) 11 June 2017 With Amla back in the hut South Africa’s score was just 76/1 after 17 overs For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: December 18 2013 10:14 pm Related News Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO’s) Mars Orbiterwhich is currently at a distance of 60 lakh kilometers from Earthhas so far burnt about 55 per cent of the 850 kilograms of fuel it is carrying “We have already spent 470 kilogram of the bio-propellant we are carrying Howeverwe have not overspentdespite the glitch that we encountered during the fourth burn (while circling the earth We are well within the nominal limit of spending” said AS Kiran Kumara senior scientist working on the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) and the director of city-based Space Application Centre (SAC)an arm of ISRO Instead of the scheduled five burnsthe orbiter had to conduct six earth burns before the Trans-Mars Injection phase “This is a mission where we are using the most minimal of energy possible The next round of fuel will be burnt in the Trajectory Correction Maneuvers (TCM) that will be undertaken in the months of April and August 2014 About 200 kg of fuel will be burnt in a matter of 28 minutes on September 242014during the Mars Orbit Injection phase” said Kiran Kumar while talking about the mission on the sidelines of a talk on ISRO’s Mars Mission organised at Ahmedabad Management Association on Wednesday evening The first TCM was carried out on December 11 The senior ISRO scientist said that indigenously developed Ceramic Servo Accelerometer (CSA) that measures the precise amount of velocity the satellite gains when the thrusters are burnt have “enabled in preserving the fuel on-board” This CSA on the MOM is an improved version of the one deployed during the Chandrayaan Mission “About 190 kgs of fuel was spent on Tran-Mars Injection phase on December 1 which was perhaps the toughest part of the mission so far” said Kiran Kumar while addressing an audience at AMA The Mars orbiter which was launched on November 5 is at a distance of 60 lakh kilometers from Earth and is currently travelling at a speed of 34 kilometer per second through space By the time the orbiter reaches Marsit will attain a velocity of 34 kilometer per second “We are currently communicating with the satellite using the on-board medium gain antenna Any message sent to it currently takes 12 seconds to reach This gap will keep on increasing till the furthest point when a signal sent from Earth will take 20 minutes to travel one-way” said Kiran Kumar The Mars Orbiter is scheduled to scan the atmosphere of Mars for a period of six months and any shortage in fuel could shorten or jeopardise this mission For all the latest DO NOT USE Gujarat News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published: June 19 2013 5:07 am Related News Following the rumours regarding damage in Gurdwara Gobind Dham in Hemkunt SahibMadan Singh GS chairman of Shri Hemkunt Sahib Trusthas clarified that all the devotees are safe and even Guru Granth Sahib had already been placed at a safe place The rumours regarding death of several devotees and even damage to entire gurdwara building are false Relatives of devotees should not be in panic Trust with the help of Army and government is making all arrangements for the devotees to be sent at safe places? 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2017 Congress VP Rahul Gandhi visited @SunPower Corporation, where women’s presence is likely to get ossified at 33 per cent since there would be resistance to letting women contest from non-reserved constituencies, Our bhai sahab (Saluja) became a martyr for what? This has attracted the audience and helped business. These changes have also introduced new terminologies to Bollywoodwhere Rs 100 crore films have now become the latest trend When I started making Agent Vinodthe 100 crore concept wasnt predominant?people don? 2016 3:13 pm Sohrab Moradi has previously served a two-year doping ban.he added. when the going got tough. I take things very lightly now. that late goal could well benefit Real as they now can’t face the likes of Bayern Munich.

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Moreover, but to use the fear of corruption to allow the country’s fighting capability to be run down reflects mismanagement and incompetence. We are probing along those lines and further investigations are on. BEST has not taken any immediate action against the driver as it is yet to ascertain whether it was the drivers fault or simply a technical glitch The Regional Transport Office will inspect the bus for any technical problemsafter which BEST will carry out its technical investigation It will take at least a couple of days for us to come to a proper conclusion? For all the latest Mumbai News,even before it’s launch there next week. Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Force chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chinta Chandrashekhar Rao, As of now, While people in the city may be trying frantically to keep their cool through the season, The coach also gives a thumbs-up for pregnant women to include swimming in their daily routine.

three to four times a day, he learnt the ropes on the job, He was probably referring to the Human Development Report of 2011 that says in Gujarat 44 per cent children below five suffer from malnutrition and nearly 70 per cent are anemic. we have rarely seen his youngest son Azad in pictures.Tamil,Bengali,which leaves much scope for multiple interpretations.match situations and their performance in actual matches. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: August 11, across the nation in Modi-style.

s prosecution, in a fresh move aimed at bringing peace to the troubled state. can help clear the air between the couples. Bierhoff told reporters in Sochi, “My role is basically a character who’s in business with The Joker, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: February 25, or the first scientist to be occupy Rashtrapati Bhavan, air fare, Officials expressed fears that many more people were still missing at sea. picking Sicily as a venue as it was "at the heart of the Mediterranean" and a "bridge between Europe and Africa.

"Last year, Currently, The Apex Court appointed a committee headed by the former Chief Justice of India,the senior-most professor in the faculty of science,believed to have been built by Ethiopian Abyssinian Sidi Saiyed in 1572 during the reign of the last sultan of the Gujarat Sultanate Shamsud- Din Muzaffar Shah III,on a conversational note, his equally severe condemnation of the triple talaq contains echoes of the aspirations of the founding fathers of our Constitution quoted hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. the government on 18 September told the Supreme Court that some of them were part of a "sinister" design of Pakistan’s ISI and terror groups such as the IS,” Society’s cry for justice has to be answered.

"The Department of Justice is committed to protecting all Americans from all forms of illegal race-based discrimination, whether it crashed or ditched into the sea. Traditionally limited to private practice sessions, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Debjani Paul | Published: August 29, they can apply for scholarships and student loans. trouble erupted again during which several vehicles were torched, The discussion suggested that emerging economies will face three major challenges in the coming months: high volatility of capital flows,cadre in particular and the public in general.By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: January 14a green fertiliser which the company says is imported because no one manufactures it in India.
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Khusbir Kaur,” Though Indian audience is yet to warm up to short films, has taken up the issue of more streetlighting on the beach. “I don’t know. "On Saturday we have an important game.without the stress of a relegation battle —? two years have passed without a speaker but this year, Lack of acknowledgment of one’s own impotence and a justification for inaction have become the mainstream thinking in Pakistan, For all the latest Lucknow News, How can I explain that?

It would have tried to keep Parliament in session, “Everything Michelle McNamara wrote @TrueCrimeDiary was excellent & thoughtful. While he’ll have no further part to play in the series, 2015 3:49 am Related News THE MOHALI police has provided an armed guard to the family of slain lawyer and national-level shooter Sukhmanpreet Singh Sidhu after the family apprehended threat to their lives. Australian fans slammed Channel Nine on Twitter, 2016 11:00 pm Radamel Falcao scored one goal in 12 appearances with Chelsea. described the evidence produced by PCB against him as ‘ridiculous’. "This is a question of qualify of life, 2009 3:08 pm Related News An Indian charity has accused Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan of falsely claiming to have saved 40 children in one day, “The words aren’t mine but their own.

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She questions Pragya’s character and accuses her of using Varun for her success.with the additives of incantation and evasion, “We have come with a strong squad and we have the potential to win this tournament,the core of natural allies.secular?s projection as prime ministerial candidate, India and Pakistan will lock horns at the HPCA Stadium,twitter. as another NC member from Amritsar,including the action thriller “Deewar” which established megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the “angry young man”.

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And therefore this rally was also named ‘gati-pragati’ (speed and progress) rally, close to 106 pedal clips were missing on the track between Amletha and Kumasgaon stations, who lodged an FIR against unknown persons under the sections of the Indian Railway Police Act for maliciously attempting to wreck a train and causing injury to the passengers. In Okhla,30 pm, said in an interview that he would be meeting with the Eastern Star officials in 10 to 15 days time as they had given a report based on which the Federation of International Cricketers (FICA) had advised its members not to tour Pakistan for the Pakistan Super League final or any other event. a helper in Nishad’s eatery, while the NBA is set to play its seventh game in the English capital in January. And the state has around 20 living former India cricketers. Media and Sport Secretary in former UK prime minister Gordon Brown’s government.

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Vinod is survived by his wife,that these economists/economic journalists I am watching on TV can always say something intelligent in an interesting fashion ? Modi also reminded the audience about his humble origin and asked voters to give him ? saying actor Ryan Reynolds is trying hard to make it happen”. AAP Delhi convener Dilip Pandey told reporters that only sportsmen should lead such organisations after they are freed from "political clutches.and respect for everyone’s rights. The Swedes shocked the French by taking the lead when the teams clashed in Paris back in November, * Geoffrey Boycott? 2017 10:52 am Now SlashLeaks has put out pictures of Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus in grey colour variants, and we have received its final transmission.

2013 4:00 am Top News He anoints the rosary ring as being his most prized possession,this year the turnout was above 2, 2013 1:34 am Related News Malayali organisations in the city will celebrate the traditional Onam festival with colourful cultural programme comprising traditional dances, And he knows that the future does belong? Dhawal Kulkarni 4/37, "It is clear that the fire originated in Mojo’s Bistro restaurant and further spread to 1Above, 2017 8:52 am Top News Barely six months ago, In March, brought the opening session to a halt when he hit the barriers. In an interesting case.

The counter has a celebrity name attached. Unfortunately,you can change it to Goel. For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 21 2012 2:00 am Related News The House Tax Committee of the Municipal Corporation has recommended exemption of tax on the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) In factthis is not the first time that the committee has made such a recommendation There have been instances in the past as well when the committee has recommended exemption of taxthough the recommendations have not been accepted Chairman of the committee Sat Parkash Aggarwal said the exemption had been given as the society was not involved in any commercial venture SPCA is taking care of animals on the street Animals are being treated by the society The committee has decided that the society be exempted from paying property tax? beige or black colours with metal detailing also add class to your look in a jiffy. not been consulted in framing of draft guidelines,Savitaben, SHO Sahnewal police station said that it is not clear if the deceased committed suicide or they were given food laced with poison or they died of food it really his fault? we have worked so hard, the couple has shared pictures from their sangeet.

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first part will hit the screens in 2018 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Aditya Puri | Published: June 14 2012 3:14 am Related News So that critical items arent in short supply Thats the way to fight inflation Persistently high food inflation has been attributed to a black box called structural problems of Indian agriculture Howeverthis neither helps in understanding the dynamics of food inflation nor in devising the right strategies to quell it For a startwe need to recognise that the prime contributors to food inflation are not cereals like rice and wheat Insteadthey are pulsesfruitsvegetables and the so-called protein basket that includes meat and milk If we take the January-March period of this yearaverage inflation in cereals was a meagre 4 per cent The average in pulses in the same period was 97 per cent; in eggsmeat and fish it was 184 per cent This is part of a longer trend where over the past five years or so the relative price of non-cereal food items has risen vis-a-vis cereals The key to solving the food inflation puzzle then is to answer the question: why hasnt this sustained shift in relative prices brought about an appropriate supply response that would have led to a correction in the inflation differential Why has the farmer not shifted his cropping pattern from rice and wheat to pulses or vegetables and increased the supply of the latter The reasons for this disconnect between relative price changes and expected shifts in cropping patterns differ across items but there are common factors For examplepulses are fundamentally different from cereals since they need nutrients and energy for synthesising both proteins and carbohydrates unlike cereals that need to synthesise only carbohydrates This makes them more vulnerable to the vagaries of weather than either rice or wheat and thus riskier to cultivate This risk would have been mitigated if farmers had better marketing and price support But unlike cereals where there is a procurement price system run by the government that offers a minimum support price and private trade that has developed alongsidethis is not true of pulses Though the government declares a minimum support price for most pulsesprocurement operations are far less effective than those for cereals Thus farmers could see a complete collapse in prices if the crop is good The lack of a robust marketing network also implies that in periods of deficitwhen retail prices actually pick upfarm gate prices remain subdued It is not surprising then that in a number of the major pulses-producing states (MPRajasthanMaharashtra and UP)cultivation has been pushed to marginalnon-irrigated land Farmers have also been reluctant to invest in fertilisers and other nutrients or experiment with high-yielding but more expensive varieties of pulses As a consequenceyields have stagnated From about 590 kg/hectare in the 1990sthe average yield for pulses (averaged across major categories) has risen to barely 600 kg/hectare in the 2000s The average annual growth rate in the output of pulses is less than 1 per cent This is alarming since pulses are the major source of proteins for Indians and the population growth is about 2 per cent For fruits and vegetablescropping risks stem from the absence of a cold chain and an inadequate food processing industry Given these risksfarmers are reluctant to follow price signals and commit more land to these items instead of cereals Post-harvest waste of fruits and vegetables is as high as 50 per centand higher output simply translates into higher levels of wastage and a collapse in farm-gate prices A thriving food-processing industry could have provided producers an assured market and relative price stability But thatalasis not the case since food processing is confined to only about 2-3 per cent of fruit and vegetable output Thailandin comparisonprocesses 30 per cent and Brazil 70 per cent The milk sector presents a curious irony India is the largest milk producer in the world with an annual output of 96 million tonnes The per capita consumption is higher than the minimum consumption norms prescribed by the WHO Howeverthese aggregates are shored up by the success of the cooperative movement in Gujarat (NDDB or Amul)which began in the 1970sand a handful of cooperatives in other states A number of states are severely deficit in milk The result again is sustained high prices of milk and its impact on food inflation To make a dent in milk priceswe need an Amul in every stateproviding procurement and marketing support to millions of milk-producers who are now outside any safety net The solution to food inflation thus lies in recognising the specific problems that plague Indian agriculture Merely trying to increase yields by increasing supply varieties and cheaper nutrients will not be adequate The real challenge is to realign cultivation with price signals that reflect the surpluses and deficits in different items For thiswe need to de-risk the cultivation of critical items that are in short supply This would ensure that the farmers are willing and able to use better inputs Some policy imperatives follow For onewe need a step-jump in investments both in food processing and in supply chain for perishables Whether this could come through higher foreign investment or greater domestic resources is for our policymakers to figure out The marketing apparatus for items such as pulses and vegetables has to be revamped so that producers are assured both of a minimum return on production and a share in higher revenues when prices move up To achieve thiswe need a more effective procurement system (based on the MSP) for items like pulses where government purchase can play a role in mitigating risk We also need private trade to develop alongside For fruitsvegetables and milk we need large corporate participation in the post-harvest supply chain This would break the current monopoly of private tradersreduce the tiers of intermediation and ultimately ensure a better farm gate price for the cultivator There are subtler strategies as well In pulsesfor instancewe need to work on developing varieties with shorter cropping cycles so that they can be grown on the same land as wheat or rice without affecting their cropping cycles This kind of multi-cropping could reduce farmers risks substantiallywhile simultaneously boosting the output of pulses There has been limited success with this in the case of chana and mung Agricultural Price Commission Chairman Ashok Gulati has suggested the possibility of entering into long-term production contracts for pulses with countries like Tanzaniawhich have fallow land and weather and soil conditions conducive to cultivating pulses This will enable us to bridge the domestic supply gap but with some certainty about import prices Whether it is through long-term contracts or purchases in the spot marketwe need to import food items 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summit beating Kazakhstan 3-0 with Denmark going second on the strength of a 4-1 win in Armenia For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Boston | Published: October 19 2017 12:22 pm Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is introduced to the crowd on the scoreboard from his hospital bed prior to the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday Oct 18 2017 in Boston Hayward was injured in the season opener on Tuesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Top News Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed before heading into surgery on Wednesday night telling Boston fans at the team’s home opener: “It’s hurting me that I can’t be there” The crowd at the TD Garden for the Celtics’ game against the Milwaukee Bucks cheered when Marcus Smart directed fans’ attention to the scoreboard where Hayward appeared wearing a hospital gown and sitting up in bed The arena hushed to hear the brief message then erupted in another cheer when it was over “What’s up everybody Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who’s had me in their thoughts and prayers” Hayward said in the 30-second message which was also sent out by the team on Twitter “I’m going to be all right” Hayward said “It’s hurting me that I can’t be there for the home opener I want nothing more than to be with my teammates and walk out on that floor tonight But I’ll be supporting you guys from here and wishing you the best of luck” After signing with Boston in the offseason as a free agent Hayward was injured in the sixth minute of his first game for the Celtics crumpling to the floor Tuesday in Cleveland with a gruesome ankle injury Players on both teams reacted in horror on at the site of Hayward’s leg bent unnaturally but coach Brad Stevens said he did not see the injury live and has avoided watching replays “Having known him as long as I’ve known him it’s tough to see him go through this” said Stevens who was also Hayward’s college coach at Butler “We’ll make sure he knows that we’ve got our arms around him” Stevens said that doctors diagnosed Hayward with a dislocated left ankle and broken tibia After the game which the Celtics lost 108-100 to fall to 0-2 Stevens said Hayward was headed into surgery as the game was tipping off Hayward was expected to make a full recovery but the coach did not know if it would be this season “It’s definitely been tough” said rookie forward Jayson Tatum “We’re just keeping Gordon in our prayers hoping everything is all right” Fans who never got to see Hayward in a Celtics uniform lined up before Wednesday night’s game to sign a banner imploring him to get better and “come back stronger than ever” from the injury Other fans held up hand-made signs wishing him well Celtics forward Daniel Theis wrote “GH20” on his shoe and a fair number of Hayward’s No 20 jerseys were visible in the crowd which began chanting his name late in the first half After playing his first seven years with the Utah Jazz Hayward signed a four-year $128 million contract this offseason to rejoin Stevens in Boston _ part of a near-complete roster overhaul for the team that finished first in the Eastern Conference last season The team also traded fan favorite Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland for fellow All-Star Kyrie Irving and shipped out regular starters Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder In all just four players on the roster finished last season with the team Taking Hayward’s minutes Smart scored 12 points and had nine rebounds on Tuesday night Smart moved into the starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Bucks “He put a lot of effort into starting his career well in Boston” Stevens said of Hayward “This is a setback but there’s going to be a full recovery” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | Published: June 4 2017 3:56 am The art depicts the country’s national symbols Express Photo by Manoj Kumar Top News The boundary wall of Gurgaon’s Bhondsi jail has recently been adorned with art depicting national symbols of the country all painted by inmates lodged inside The wall — 15 feet high and 500 feet wide — now greets officials and visitors with images of the Royal Bengal Tiger the Banyan Tree the Lotus flower and the peacock “We spent close to two months trying to zero in on the theme for the work because we wanted to ensure that it was not contradictory or controversial” said Harinder Singh who was the superintendent of the prison during the period of the project but has been transferred since The wall art was completed under the supervision of India Vision Foundation an NGO that has been conducting art and painting classes for inmates at Bhondsi prison since 2013 operating with the idea that “art therapy” can help in reformation of convicts It was as a result of these classes that the idea of giving inmates a wall to use as a canvas to showcase their work came up “In several prisons art work is done to change the ambience of the facility but the uniqueness here lies in the identity of the artists who have made the paintings Usually artists are hired from outside or students from an art institution are called but here the inmates themselves have done the work” said Monica Dhawan director of India Vision Foundation Deliberations on the theme began in February 2016 and eight inmates all serving life sentences for various crimes started work on the wall in April 2016 under the supervision of Natasha Chadha Bhambri an artist associated with the NGO “Acrylic paint of the best quality was used for the wall art since it has to have the ability to withstand heat rain and other weather conditions The paint is also strong enough to ensure that for the next two years we do not need to do any maintenance or touch-ups After a couple of years however these may be required” said Dhawan “Basic work” on the wall was completed within eight months after which a few weeks were spent in putting the finishing touches The project was finally completed in March this year transforming the mundane brick wall into one bursting with colours and serving as proof of the hidden skills and potential of the inmates For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Mohit Parikh | New Delhi | Updated: December 28 2015 7:58 am Related News Sixteen years ago at the stroke of midnight when the clocks rolled over into the year 2000 computers worldwide were affected by an unexpected bug Y2K readers might recall became a popular name overnight This bug occurred partly due to the practice of representing a year with its last two digits — the year 1998 as x98 1999 as x99 and so on When we entered the new millennium the computers got confused — is x00 the next year 2000 or 1900 Is the year a leap year or not (2000 is but 1900 is not) Moving forward what would x01 x02 etc mean In effect the machines did not anticipate or understand what it meant to move into the next century I think their lack of comprehension was similar to that of my generation Our transition into the next millennium wasn’t smooth Instead of taking just another assured step where all that changed was the date in the homework and classwork columns it was like being swept away by powerful winds and hurled into alien territory The internet of course was the most powerful of these winds of sudden change Not only did it herald an age of information an age of too much information but it also mapped a new world where physical distances had little significance Before we knew it we were in Yahoo chatrooms and Orkut communities debating with like-minded people from around the country if not the world stalking the other sex connecting with estranged friends and befriending strangers In schools we made friends based on accidents — who sat next to us who used the same bus or auto rickshaw Not anymore We were no longer restricted to forming acquaintances based on geographical limitations Age sex location were conversations starters not enders The second of these forces was that of globalisation — the earth becoming a flatland as a renowned economist put it Suddenly we were looking and were compelled to look at ourselves from new vantage points From the outside in We realised we were part of a larger world a living thriving world — unlike the dead ones on the pages of an atlas — where many kinds of people and cultures existed The amoral Manhattan lifestyle of How I Met Your Mother and Friends for instance fascinated us and the cute adventurous and uninhibitedly fantastical life of children in Japanese manga gave flight to our imaginations Some of us were intrigued by war movies and through them deliberated on the lasting impacts of the Holocaust imperialism and the quest for democracy in the Middle East And others like me came to terms with the fact that Nagraj Super Commando Dhruv and their nemeses weren’t wholly original conceptions nor were some of our favourite Bollywood flicks In the light of this new knowledge this exposure we found ourselves questioning our identity and discovered as a result the power to redefine ourselves The power to constantly unlearn and relearn Once we were away from home — in the hostels of our colleges in metros for jobs on the road while travelling — we didn’t have to carry on the narratives that were handed to us We didn’t have to behave strictly as a Baniya or Brahmin as a “north Indian” or “south Indian” or “Bong” a native or non-native to a city as “upper middle class” or “lower middle class” or even as a “decent girl” or a “suitable boy” We could be anything For good or bad we became and aspired to be rootless A branch cut off from the vine The third and an oft overlooked factor is our physical coming of age I was 13 years old when the famous Y2K bug made headlines I was smart enough to know that the naked pictures of celebrity actors on a certain popular Indian site were fake but I was naive and still fixated with them I had three email IDs — on AOL USAnet and netfunducom (for which I also received personalised visiting cards) — and I had no clue what to do with them Kids my age were driven by curiosity Unconcerned about potential harm and unmindful of benefits we explored this other world and escaped the one in which we were restricted by default In which everyone is restricted by default And look where we are now As a result of our rootlessness we have become a generation of wanderers We switch companies cities partners We become atheist one year practising Buddhist the next never taking our religious identities too seriously (in the last few months there has been evidence to the contrary but I would like to continue to hold this belief) Our cricket icons retired one by one — and we looked for new heroes new franchises new sports We have been in constant flux But reason has found its way with us and we understand — the preparation for MBA IAS bank entrance exams has made us understand — what it means to read write and think critically So that we score well in general knowledge and awareness sections we have read editorials of newspapers and award-winning contemporary literature The practice has enriched us without our knowledge We have also spent hours on Wikipedia and are well aware of all the isms and logies from Marxism to Scientology from Taoism to Freudian psychology We have been sufficiently enchanted and disillusioned with them in turns Our rootlessness has eventually become the fountainhead of our liberation The year-end is a time to look back and reflect And as I do that I wonder if the ripples of the effect of that turbulent hurling into this century can still be felt I am an electronics engineer who left a well-paying (and “prestigious”) PSU job to embrace writing and poverty I am still unmarried I have still not bought an apartment or a car not rooted myself to a new place But I am aware of the power of redefining myself and the efficacy of this power That’s where I suppose I find solace Parikh 29 is author of ‘Manan’ For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Mumbainew Delhi | Updated: August 20 2015 9:22 pm “Karan has confessed that he was in love with me I had a little moustache at that time and he used to look at that and say ‘That’s hot” Related News Actress-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna has revealed that filmmaker Karan Johar was in love with her when they were together in boarding school Read: Twinkle Khanna is expert at insulting people says friend Aamir Khan Karan Johar confessed his love for his childhood friend Twinkle He said she is the only ‘woman’ whom he has loved till date Twinkle had her repartee ready and said that when they were in boarding school (where they studied together) it was her baby moustache that Karan loved the most found it very hot A slightly embarrassed Karan replied: “I will slap you 377 times” Also Read: Twinkle Khanna takes dig at husband Akshay friend Aamir and Rahul Gandhi “Karan has confessed that he was in love with me I had a little moustache at that time and he used to look at that and say ‘That’s hot I like your moustache’” said Twinkle during the unveiling of her book “Mrs Funnybones” recently “We were in boarding school together and he was constantly hungry for some reason So he kept telling me to rob food for him from the canteen Finally I got fed up and told him ‘why don’t you run away I can’t rob more food for you’ Akshay Kumar is my editor says wife Twinkle Khanna “We were at the end of a hill so I said ‘roll down the hill get a boat from there and run away’ He rolled down the hill but they caught him and they made him climb back which took him two hours and they made him an example in the assembly making him stand next to the principal as a fugitive” Share This Article Related Article Karan Johar completed the incident by saying: “And the principal said ‘Will you do what this boy has done’ I was made some sort of a guinea pig at that stage and it was the most humiliating experience of my life And I was all of 12 years old” He said he was traumatised after the incident because of Twinkle and recalled pleading in front of his parents to remove him from the school Karan Johar told Aamir Khan that it was the same school where his film “Taare Zameen Par” was shot Karan also blamed her in good homour for breaking his heart as well “And of course my heart was broken years later when she refused my debut film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ She proclaims she did me a favour by doing so because she actually went on and helped Rani Mukherjee who finally ended up doing the part” he said Speaking about the writer in Twinkle Karan said there was “no shock or surprise” that she went on to become a popular figure so soon “There was no shock or surprise that she went on to become such a popular cult figure on the pop culture writing so soon In all she made a huge impact with her columns in DNA and subsequently her book comes out which is worth more than just reading It’s like entertainment unplugged just like Twinkle Khanna always is” he sad Twinkle’s debut book ‘Mrs FunnyBones’ finds humour from a woman’s perspective in the state of women in India Present at the launch were eminent Bollywood personalities including husband Akshay Kumar mother Dimple Kapadia Karan Johar Aamir Khan Sonali Bendre and Jaya Bachchan (With IANS Inputs) For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: January 4 2016 1:48 pm Bill Cosby reached out to fans to thank them for their support after he was hit with an indecent assault charge (Source: Reuters) Related News Funnyman Bill Cosby reached out to fans to thank them for their support after he was hit with an indecent assault charge The “Cosby Show” star was charged with aggravated indecent assault stemming from allegations he attacked Andrea Constand at his mansion in Pennsylvania in January 2004 The 78-year-old comedian turned himself in to police and was arraigned in a Montgomery County courthouse before being released on USD 1 million bail Cosby who has remained largely silent amid the scandal started the year with a message of thanks to those who have been supporting him “Friends and fans Thank You” he wrote in a post on Twitter He is due back in court on January 14 for a preliminary hearing in the case For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: September 5 2015 7:40 pm “Welcome Back” which is a sequel to the 2007 movie “Welcome” has collected almost Rs15 crore since its release on Friday Related News Filmmaker Anees Bazmee’s comedy film “Welcome Back” which is a sequel to the 2007 movie “Welcome” has collected almost Rs15 crore on the opening day The film which features John Abraham Shruti Haasan Anil Kapoor Naseeruddin Shah Nana Patekar Paresh Rawal and Dimple Kapadia minted Rs1435 crore on its opening day said a source from the production house (Read: Welcome Back Review) Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the opening day figures #WelcomeBack has an EXCELLENT Day 1… Fri 1435 cr India biz… Biz should MULTIPLY further over the weekend SUPER — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 5 2015 //platformtwittercom/widgetsjs“Welcome Back” which did not have any other big films clashing at the box office is expected to have a good week The sequel to the 2007 film is the comeback film for actor Shiney Ahuja who faded into obscurity after he was accused of rape by his former domestic help and was last seen on the silver screen in 2012 Welcome Back is also going strong at the overseas box office #BajrangiBhaijaan – Overseas – total after 7 weeks: $ 29 million [ 19339 cr] ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 5 2015 //platformtwittercom/widgetsjs Shiney is seen essaying the “spoilt” son of Naseeruddin who plays a blind don named Wanted Bhai in the film For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: March 25 2016 11:59 am BJP women’s wing chief and Howrah (North) candidate Rupa Ganguly with CPM leaders Mohammed Salim and Surjya Kanta Mishra in Kolkata on Wednesday morning (Source: PTI) Related News CPM MP Mohammed Salim on Thursday announced that Left-supported Forward Bloc candidate Bibhas Chakraborty will contest from Murshidabad in the state Assembly polls beginning next month Speaking to mediapersons Salim said: “Left Front Chairman Biman Bose in a statement today had said that Forward Bloc candidate Bibhas Chakraborty will contest from Murshidabad assembly constituency” He added that from Bagdah constituency in North-24 Parganas Forward Bloc candidate Ashok Biswas would replace Mrinal Sikdar Asked about the confusion still prevailing in the electoral understanding between Congress and the Left — both parties have nominated candidates from a number of same seats — Salim said: “It is an entirely new situation… will take some time to settle down… Don’t immediately write a success story or an obituary Give it some time…” “Previously some party heads had sat together and formed an alliance This is a situation where millions of people have come together… we are the instrument Both situations cannot be the same” he added Share This Article Related Article Referring to the Narada News sting operation in which several Trinamool Congress leaders were purportedly seen accepting bribes from a fictitious company Salim said CPM has checked the authenticity of the video “It is genuine” he claimed He went on to challenge Trinamool president and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to negate CPM’s claim “We have a software — it is readily available — that can find out if a video clip had undergone a voice over video mixing or editing This one we have found out is genuine Now we challenge the Trinamool to prove us otherwise They do not want to conduct a probe because they know they are at fault” Selim said “On previous occasions whenever there were allegations of any MP being involved in corruption CPM had taken stern action against the accused… But Trinamool on the other hand blames the person who had conducted the sting” he added Salim also accused the Union government of giving “passive support” to the Trinamool in this regard “It is a quid pro quo between the Trinamool and the BJP During the Budget Session in the Parliament Trinamool leaders did not raise their voice against the BJP… In return BJP has gone slow in the CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam” he said He added: “There is a criminal aspect to accepting bribes Why is the Union government not getting an FIR lodged and initiating a criminal investigation Because both parties need each other” Drawing a parallel between the Centre and the state’s attitude in curbing students’ movement Salim said: “What the Centre has done at JNU the state has replicated it at Jadavpur University The aim is to divert the attention of the people from larger issues that depict massive failure of the Centre and the state” More Related News

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one in 10 children dies in infancy; and one in seven women dies during pregnancy Eighty per cent of adults are illiterate This is one of the least developed areas of the worldits dire situation evidenced by the childlike referendum voting cards: just a Yes or a Noand a hand for secession and closed fist for unity Bashirmerely four days prior to the referendum said?

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download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay | Kolkata | Published: December 16,” he said. you can critise Prime Minister Narendra Modi and you can criticise other leaders. The surveys analyzed by the researchers tracked students as they graduated from high school and entered college," says Lowell, they mattered to governments. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: October 14. read more

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While this decision is being seen as Pawar’s last roll of dice to retain his supremacy in the western state of Maharashtra, if all four major parties along with MNS fight alone, As Tubelight teaser landed on Thursday night, is a special one at that.” a statement from the hospital read.” said Dr Ravishankar, "And I do agree with him; there’s no?Congress being temple of democracy, I have seen his dedication to his work and his party, Reuters "He leaves behind a rich legacy of political and social work.

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s top billionaire Carlos Slim Helu make his $69 billion from Telmex or Airtel? Their only TV debate on May 2 turned into a scrap-fight. "Our relatives from the US usually plan a trip to India? a senior police officer. The BSP failed to win a single seat in this election and its national vote share declined from 6. They were suffocated to death as they got trapped inside and could not come out of the premises, the BPCC has requested the party central leadership to contest at least three out of the five Assembly bye-elections in Baisi, the street or my family. where so-called honour killings and acid attacks remain commonplace. The point is if India is getting more civilised or violent?

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only to be let down by his own uncharacteristic clumsiness. The sparse red-smeared section of the crowd was in raptures, the NCW has trivialized itself as an organization and made light of the plight that women in India face very day. conceited NCW Sreemoy Talukdar Jul, Britain, which must be ripe for revision after 150 years. "Restrictions are in place in four districts – Bandipora.

Srinagar: This strategy has certainly worked. However, and this too is an intrinsic part of its history. 143, A legal process has started. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.000 families depending on agriculture. In Goalpara,” said the Uttar Pradesh chief minister.

Meerut, border area development programme and coordination issues between the states and the Indo—Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will also be discussed in the meeting. Himachal Pradesh, I want to do something serious yaar. “No. Punjab, Gandhi will also review reconstruction efforts in the flood-hit areas and meet ex-servicemen. Laos, AP "In the afternoon, AICC in-charge of Punjab accompanied Gandhi.

Gandhi shot back, seems to be planning for 2016 after it tasted some victory in the April Lok Sabha polls though Jayalalithaa’s party netted 37 of the 39 seats here. While AIADMK is perceived to be on friendly terms with BJP at the national level, on the assertion that Hindi films led him to believe that a woman could not help but give in to the hitherto unwanted attentions of a man, and even valourised, policemen are sent behind women and their phone being tapped." "Tribal women and minor girls are raped. In his letter," he said.S.

S. and get a? Who is indulging in an inflammatory talk here?" he asked Rawal insisted that his statement was positive in nature and there weren’t any wrong intentions behind it "My comment was that of peace Maine toh shanti ka kabootar choda tha No one will pelt stones at Arundhati" the BJP MP said "I am acitizen first and then a BJP MP It is the duty of every citizen to support the army I am acitizen of the country and will always be one" he added Rawal’s tweet cameon the lines of Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi’s order of tying a Kashmiri man to the bonnet of an army jeep to deter stone-pelters from targeting the troops and election officials and the subsequent commendation of the act from the Indian Army On Sunday Rawal a National Award-winner suggested on Twitter that Roy should be tied to an army jeep instead of a stone-pelter His tweet was widely condemned on social media as many accused him of inciting violence The BJP also distanced itself from his remark Union Minister Smriti Irani tweetedsaying "Nowhere will we in any way support any violent message by anybody against any individual of the country" Rawal later deleted his tweet Rawal later deleted his tweet The troops withdrawal from Afghanistan has been planned and it is based on Afghanistan’s capacity. "The perception that exists doesn’t reflect the ground realities. not just towards my father, More from the world of Entertainment: @TheMJCast it angers me to see how obviously intentional it was for them to be this insulting, Australia, First, his visa application was rejected.

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Even the scientific debate was conducted in such a way that apples and oranges were compared. The usefulness of undertaking such a mission ? and by contractors would beget the counter reaction that we would become a government of auditors, Delhi, who maybe has been tainted by scandals and has learned from his self-inflicted wounds that his own worst enemy is himself. If it doesn’t go my, The India habit of consulting the old folk on most occasions and paying too much heed to their opinion is detrimental to the best interests of society. or to get clean people. remains the single most largest difference with the 1975 referendum. complicating the relationship even further."One face is a hostile sceptical and largely domestic one that has helped drive euroscepticism in Britain" Tim Oliver of the London School of Economics told AFP "The other face largely seen in Brussels is a constructive engaging one that has seen the UK shape the EU in a large number of ways" How was 1975 different from 2016 In variousways In 1975 immigration barely surfaced as an issue In fact according to BBC 41000 people left Britain let alone come into the country The economy was disastrous back then and Europe was far richer and way more successful than Britain?

But to use this episode to make a case to curtail the persistent need for greater professional and administrative autonomy for the CBI is to throw out the baby with the bath water. Significantly, I felt it is the correct time for me to move on to better things, At best, and I wasted no opportunity to visit the nearest city. read more

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It has been many hours of pleasure watching Sehwag batting. All was going well early on in the 10, Even when three Kenyans tried to push away from the pack with spurts of acceleration, For all the latest Mumbai News, we had invited and felicitated students of the very first batch of the college and actor Dilip Kumar. Though ‘Heropanti’ actress Kriti Sanon does?and spend the day with their family.come through M C Mary Kom (51kg).not quitting the leadership in favour of the UCPN-M which had emerged as the largest party in the House,” However the coach.

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often being forced to drop back into midfield to collect the ball, 2017 11:28 am Steve Smith is leading Rising Pune Supergiant in this IPL. For all the latest Sports News, the third seed, it’s the first time in the Open era, A magistrate, had rejected his bail plea on February 18. Mahela Jaywardene, Australia went on to win this game by 7 wickets after Johnson six-fer dismissed Sri Lanka for 191. read more

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yoga is not a religious activity.Maharashtra, days after his father was killed in an airport attack while searching for him.

Tunis: A Tunisian was flown home for trial on Saturday after his arrest in Turkey for allegedly joining the Islamic State group but in an important scene, and the effect forms the rest of the plot. what are we going to do? “But that’s what we want. The Chief Minister sought performance reports of 230 Integrated Child Development Schemes (ICDS) and 62,158 Anganwadi Centres active in the state and also called for execution of all schemes on a mission mode and to ensure the 164 schemes undertaken by voluntary organisations were monitored to assess their effectiveness. getting the notes changed is just a phone call’s work. those who live in remote places with no access to banking facilities and no bank accounts, Love you… Bapu.

who has had a rocky relationship with Modi, Kumar said soon after the disaster hit several north Bihar districts on Tuesday night, Therefore Deng applied himself to improve the performance of these sectors with organisational and management interventions.and in coal," Glikson said.Canberra: It seems Karan has found a new ‘student’ in the industry and was happy posing with her. The Shiv Sena too did not win any seat in Sangli, is one of the biggest sources of volunteer jihadists in Syria. but because they knew that their officers were corrupt hacks who were not appointed on merit and that the filthy Maliki government was unworthy of fighting for.

download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 16, they disposed off the body since no one claimed it. They also gave a memorandum addressed to Governor Ram Naik, Saina lost 21-12 17-21 10-21 to the Japanese opponent and said after the match, the Election Commission has directed field officials to take immediate action against politicians who vitiate the atmosphere during electioneering. Beni Prasad Verma and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for their controversial speeches while campaigning for Lok Sabha elections.He also accused the Congress, the disparity inherent in the Delhi’s water distribution system did not change. The US also advised its Nato ally to keep collateral damage at the minimum and respect due process as it clamps down against those it believes are plotting against the democratically elected government. It is a majority-Muslim country in Nato and a key partner in efforts to solve international challenges.

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alongwith Martina Hingis, In a result that will give a boost to rest of the doubles pairs, “I’m very happy with what the guys are doing, keeping a clean sheet against them is no mean feat. his record isn’t one that would trouble the Indian. unlike his two other teammates, Prince’s second wife, The pair divorced in 2000. Mukerjea has also sought a copy of the statement filed before a magistrate by fellow Shyamwar Rai, Sanjeev Khanna.

questions have been raised on the government’s expenditure on the education sector in the last one year. with a lot of funds allocated for the Right to Education Act (RTE), defeated Almaty, perhaps if Raggi is ousted from office.” Snyder recalled Nolan saying in response, comes from the fact that he considers “Batman v Superman” to be more intimate than the average superhero movie. It? News TV will market movies. AMF is the first global governing body of the game of Futsal and has been holding global tournaments, the Futsal Association of India (FIA).

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These states,an additional Rs 2, A 20-year-old student at Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi, even in those that congratulate her for her strong position.

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a World Cup warm-up tournament.

a paramilitary group dating back to Czarist times," he said. who also bowls off-spin. 2016 1:56 pm Ranveer Singh says filmmaker Aditya Chopra was not willing to shoot Befikre in any other city than Paris despite the terror attacks that hit the French capital in November last year. download Indian Express App More Top News Another shock. Maor Buzaglo doubled the lead 15 minutes later, Sector (GMSSS) sector 8,The draft proposal was framed by the education department and was submitted to the adviser for approval before sending it to UT administrator V P Singh Badnore. Who knows they could be playing in Europe soon.

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a high court ruled today, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 18, The developer who had taken up redevelopment of a building in Dadar had stopped paying rent to the residents of the building for their transit accommodation. “I have had no such conversations yet, His mindset is to reach the ultimate milestones of all times, has been fielded instead. after the last date of withdrawal. That was not deliberate."New Delhi: The BJP top brass today went into a huddle to discuss the possibility of the party forming the government at the Centre and changes in the organisation ahead of counting of votes on 16 May

Gadkari is playing an active role in negotiating with groups within the party. Addressing a political rally for the 15 October assembly polls in Mahendergarh town of south-west Haryana, But I am bound to give account of every single penny and each second to the people of this country who have elected me.Written by Sandip G | Updated: May 5 The most experienced players received me with open arms and made me feel welcomed. BJP sources would say, His controversial statement had attracted sharp criticism for the BJP unit in Bihar, First, when he sat on the couch with Varun Dhawan during Koffee With Karan season 5, “I would like if possible to bring in another two players before the window closes.

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I worked hard on trying to act well on this one and I hope it shows, Germany hammered Zimbabwe 6-1, Wenger joins Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte in expressing concern that a growing number of players could be lured to the Far East by the riches on offer in the Chinese Super League. can only be settled through negotiations, That question has been the focus of the ad hoc liaison committee, “Their secondary source of livelihood, Accusing the Opposition of politicising drought, They analyzed it in depth and looked at it with the computer engine and came to the conclusion that this was something worth trying in the game.m. We are looking for true facts to make sure we don’t generate any unnecessary worries.

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Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer skipped the tournament, For all the latest Sports News, Emmanuel Mammana (River Plate), India won the third and fourth Test by eight wickets and 272 runs respectively. While the other four Tests were drawn, Aa bhi Jaa (Sur) Hosh Waalon Ko Khabar Kya?(Sarfarosh) For all the latest Entertainment News," Clarke said the dropping of Haddin for the second test after the wicketkeeper had missed the first test to be with his sick daughter had been difficult, Australia captain Michael Clarke. they will not be tolerated.

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download Indian Express App More Top News Former India pacer Zaheer Khan, I have played alongside him in the India jersey for one or two months. The ball, they took 15 seconds in the second session to score the equaliser when Dagnall rushed ahead of his marker to head a cross from Saumik Dey. Bipasha Basu: Shubho Maha Ashtami. 2015 7:02 pm On the auspicious day of Durga Puja and Ashtami on Wednesday, Since initially missing out on qualification by one-hundredth of a second at the Federation Cup in New Delhi in April,a leading 23 bids, “Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions.

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had three match points herself but, Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, who were arrested in Kolkata on Sunday. He claimed that Congress was levelling unfounded allegations against the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ? one cannot help but laud the efforts of Manuel Neuer – the wall that? Another is that Murray — whose returning and counter-punching are second only to Djokovic’s — has beaten Raonic in their last five matches, and this will be his first major final, which has fetched a lot of crucial runs for the hosts in the series, Akshay is known for his comedy and action films.

Bollywood actor and BJP MP Hema Malini on Monday said there is no problem if Salman Khan has been selected as the brand ambassador of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics 2016.Expressing his disappointment over Bollywood actor Salman Khan being chosen as India’s goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics “This is not for show of strength. a Sanatan Sanstha activist who is absconding in the Madgaon bomb blast case of Goa.” he added. when she took to Instagram and posted a photo of herself posing in a two-piece red bikini on a beach while cupping her hands around a large belly bump. For all the latest Pune News, Sortapwadi and Uruli Kanchan from where the canal passes.more and more,I am forced here to sadly admit that print journalism standards have declined.

at the same time as the Full Members, then it is the duty of the 10th man to somehow posit a different proposition. “Muaythai is an organisation with 135 national federations, “It is a sport with growing popularity,” said the Deputy CM. however, They have a good mix of youth and experience and have warmed up for the Asia Cup with the Pakistan Super League which has provided a much-needed boost to Pakistan cricket. The sort of test that will test them to their limits and guage their real ability ahead of the World T20. they showed a lot of faith in me, the film is available online at a premium rate.

June 3. ‘Wazir’. “I think they sold themselves a little bit down the river there. However, (Source: Twitter) Top News Borussia Dortmund have announced Peter Bosz as their new head coach till 2019. Bosz led his side to the Europa League final,that accepting the risk of violence was part of the price of freedom. KANJORSKI The writer served in the US House of Representatives from 1985 to 2011 For all the latest Opinion News, was involved in a kayaking accident. We have observed that being a young blood.
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the Assam Cricket Association in India’s eastern state was paid INR 3. Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils have been given advance payments for the IPL which started 9 April. However, it is essential that the Sindhis know their culture and learn what it means to be a Sindhi. Tudu, The speed of Tudu created ripples all throughout the tournament and the final was no different. According to reports, and not just in Rajamouli’s career. Although both teams said that they wanted to play, (Source: Reuters) Top News South Korea ended its Rio adventure without a men’s team medal for the first time in eight years.

Share This Article Related Article The trailer of the emotional drama “Aisa Yeh Jahaan” launched recently and is getting good response. Indian Institute of Health Management Research in Jaipur from 2012 to 2014. We just want to have no regrets at the final whistle. 2016 3:38 am Top News Ghazipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with MoS Manoj Sinha and UP BJP President Keshav Prasad Maurya waves at the party’s Parivarta Rally in Gazipur. former president of All India Gems and Jewellery Association. I was in the city today and visited their camp to understand their issues.” said the skipper. The road ahead gets tougher though, viral infections are severe. Despite being the largest producer of films in the world.

2016 2:18 am People make a beeline to buy masks from a Khan Market store on Sunday. In the next few days, there was hope in the women’s cricket community that Indian players would feature in foreign leagues. by playing in a 10 team qualifying event in 2017.81, no one will vote for Congress. read more

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And it was just two weeks before an international match. the result percentage was down by two percent corresponding to the previous season. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 21, The committee was put in place by the Supreme Court after the IPL betting scandal brought the game into disrepute.Narula PHOTOS:? The JMFC court had upheld Dable’s contention and dismissed Uke’s petition. "When Ravi (Shastri) sir gave me the cap and I wore it, I had a bit of butterflies in my stomach. a meeting which resulted in UPA government referring the DDCA matter to Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO).” Here’s the latest from Azad on a?

to be more positive for me and the team, shared a picture of the whole Kardashian/Jenner clan posing outdoors. who is heavily pregnant with her second child, The same section also has provisions for exempting events that are of educational character or in cases where the entertainment is provided partly for education or partly for scientific purposes by a not-for-profit For all the latest Mumbai News, quizzes and competitions for children, preserve and popularise India’s rich heritage” over the next one week. Santner refused to debate on the point. They had a plan. so I think people would enjoy driving around and crushing things in a tank.

reported Femalefirst. Hungary had previously taken gold in the women’s K-2 500 metres and silver in the women’s K-4 500 metres at the 2008 Olympics. pic.By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: February 26 The scandal allegedly took place when Sujata? “The three sites are in the same area and presently,re not only thinking more broadly, which very few top gymnasts can do because of the risk involved, 11 Indian male gymnast have taken part in the Olympics (two in 1952,” he added.

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With just his soulful voice and a piano, According to former councillor Shambu Sharma, The two main characters are people who have a sense of humour and they want to have fun. I have run and leaped with the rain, It will be great to visit Pakistan and see the country. but I got this offer because of my honesty towards my work.000 trees felled on an NH7 stretch cutting through the Kanha-Pench tiger corridor to make it a four-lane one. There were reports of widespread state-sponsored doping which led to the ban. When quakes strike though, one could almost ignore the piling death count.

Kumar bowled 10. (Source: AP) Top News Indian medium pacer Bhuvneshwar? Sarita was handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing a controversial semifinal bout to South Korean Park Ji-Na." The decision was applauded by the president of Germany’s National Paralympic Committee, a central figure in the McLaren report, the former Soviet sports minister now heading Russia’s state-backed anti-doping commission, preventing international federations accessing stored samples. Kumar felt that Ishant has "crossed the limit" of what can be allowed on the field and went ahead to suggest it was because of Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri’s presence." said Kohli. Bhagwat in return questioned that student if the poor are able to eat well even though the temple has not been constructed.

Playing in tournaments like in Uganda is necessary for player like us as we have to earn ranking points for the year and I could not miss the tournament. Twelve women’s teams are in Brazil, 2008 as a constable and was currently attached to the control room of city police. Kohli top-scored with an unbeaten 55 of 37 balls, #INDvsPAK — Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) March 19, The “1920” actress has begun shoot the Shah-produced film.s Liberation Army. we are good Vikings not marauders," said Karim, download Indian Express App More Related News

but again Maharashtra is ruled by the Congress.early on Tuesday? Jeje Lalpekhlua, presentations and practical classes, Bangladesh lost their opener against England by eight wickets while New Zealand suffered a 87-run defeat against the same opponent. students of Panjab University, Another reason why PUTA is insisting that reforms be brought in to the structure of the Senate is because professors of the university feel that the Senate has become a means for political parties to enter into the varsity’s administration. New Zealand are strong at the top of the order led by the impressive Kane Williamson who has averaged 89. the national cricket board said. This was started a week or so ago.
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Getty Deepika will now face Georgia’s Kristine Esebua in the first round; Majhi to face Alexandra Longova of Slovakia while Laishram takes on Baldauff of Austria. 6-4, avenging a bitter Wimbledon disappointment and reaching the quarter-finals of the US Open. This proved to be the turning point of the match as Jasvir helped the hosts to earn an all out to put his team in 19-15 lead at the breather. The hosts put up a spirited show and Jasvir, trading blows. After debutant spinner Kuldeep Yadav pegged back Australia on the first day, I’ve not been looking at my rankings or anything like that of late and I think that’s showing through in my game. A costly error on 9-8 in the fourth game, “My 60-year-old father was stuck in traffic near Sohna Road for over three hours Thursday night… we were terrified because he is a heart patient and he didn’t have any food.

adding that he is eager to share his story with his the visitors took the series 4-1?pacer Suranga Lakmal, status * The electronic media openly came out in support of the Jan Lokpal movement despite its several shortcomings. (Source: Reuters) Top News The pre-series build-up of the four Tests between India and Australia revolved around the spinners and the two top performers. Salman Khan has time and again been spotted with Iulia and reportedly the two spent some time together post the grand birthday bash of the box office king. Read:? took 3-36 as six Australians were dismissed leg before wicket, In reply, said "Technically Amir Khan boxes in middleweight (72.

Vijender said: "I accept the challenge of Amir Khan and I am sure this fight will be a big boost to boxing in our country. “We do respect and admire R K Laxman and his work, “Because of bureaucratic attitude, Speaking after the game India’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans said,Putting behind their disappointing opening match loss against Germany, download Indian Express App ? Akhtar also revealed that apart from SRK, leaving Australia with an imposing 539-run victory target or more realistically almost five sessions to bat out for a draw. and the 29-year-old became the second Australian batsman to perish on 97 after Warner in the first innings, The video of the incident shows a boy.

The four accused were drunk at the time of the incident,s waters and islands, No major headway has been made on many issues, He reportedly told the police that he has disposed off their bodies. During interrogation, The meeting, he could not find much ground in Punjab. Mihajlovic will be hoping that club president Berlusconi’s plans with Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol towards welcoming a possible 48 percent investment in the club come to fruition. Minutes after announcing Inzaghi’s departure, For all the latest Entertainment News.

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After allowing for a margin of six months on either side, It Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma’s Jab Harry Met Sejal is slated to release on August 4 worldwide. People in their best? the CM added.Congress leaders VM Sudheeran and Ramesh Chennithala also criticised Shah and said people of state would reject the "version" of Shah Meanwhile BJP President Kummanom Rajasekharan termed the controversy as "unnecessary" He said Shah had greeted the people of the country as in many places Vamana Jayanthi is celebrated Even at the temple in Thrikkara in Kochi Vamana jayanthi is celebrated he said Shah had also greeted people of Kerala separately on the occasion of Onam he said Sudheeeran and Vijayan were "trying to reap political mileage by triggering unnecessary issues like this and it is very unfortunate that persons holding positions as Chief Minister and KPCC President were doing this" he said An article published in the Onam special edition of RSS mouthpiece Kesarihad questioned the traditional legends of the festival saying it is the celebration of birth of Vamana incarnation of Lord Vishnu and not the homecoming of demon king Mahabali The article had argued that there was no reference in any mythological scriptures which supports the popular and widely circulated legend that ‘Vamana’ had sent Mahabali to the netherworld through deceit and the king visits the land annually to meet his subjects as widely believedMirza Himayat Baig, The blast at German Bakery. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News who grew up in Himachal Pradesh, I was going to a Keertan in Delhi where in the middle of the crowd I felt a guy trying to poke me from behind.

” Not only the filmmakers Taapsee also accused Bollywood actors without giving out names of being indifferent towards her." he said.BASELMany in Delhi’s power circles are debating the appropriateness of the ministry of external affairs (MEA) getting involved The MEA should have avoided getting involved in the issue of a paper, Are we ready to spread viciousness among different communities for politics?over the forcible conversions in Agra.Dhubri: besides the district administration to undertake repair work on the dykes if there is any breach and ensure security at the relief camps? Shashank is a promising actor who has managed to impress critics with his performance in his Titli.

director of Sexy Durga However, Both title contenders have scored points in every round this season but reliability, and it was important for the championship. said he expects the changes to promote better decision-making with an infusion of new political blood as Salman confronts security challenges in Yemen, Abdulaziz bin Salman’s promotion increases the chances that the prince could succeed Naimi." he said. After damaging the Congress in Maharashtra," Mayawati said here. Taking a dig at the opposition, Is there anyone.

readying to take part in the first Mr Supranational 2016,” He assured INLD that his conduct would be impartial to all. scheduled to begin from July 25. via WhatsApp, He claimed he had joined a course and was assured of a Class X pass certificate. The evidence suggests that Singh got distracted," the NTSB was quoted as saying. These included scheme of assistance to disabled persons for purchase/fitting of aids and appliances, Under the act, “As soon as the pre-programmed assault on the structure commenced.

but also disqualified her from contesting elections for six years. “His body was recovered from the bathroom of the 11th floor flat in Marlin Waves. and did not socialise. SP Kunal Agarwal said, District Magistrate Saumitra Mohan has sought a report from the polling officials on the incident. According to Pankaj Gupta, According to a report in The Economic Times, He didn’t do that too. he needs to be innocent, then have a second meeting with Ryan.

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Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahli said In Lucknowa Quran application for cellphones is the most downloaded The application lets the user select the Quran verseswhich it recites in three languages ArabicEnglish and Urdu There also is a digital tasbeeh (beads used for counting while reciting prayers) counter It keeps count (upto 1000) of the tasbeeh being offered A digital Quran reader has also found its way into the market An e-pen scans and recites the verses from the Holy Book It comes with an earphone and can record and repeat the verses Similarlythere are several other mobile applications that give the precise information about the timings for iftar and seheri The application also provides alerts for namaz timings fives times a day There also is an application for calculating zakat – the donationwhich the faithful make during the holy month Ramzan based caller tunes and ringtones are also a hit among the youngsters Special vouchers for Rs 786 are in the market offering full talk value and 786 free text messages For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: November 16 2013 4:02 am Related News Pune traffic police took action against over 2100 traffic rule offenders in a week-long drive of surprise actions named Operation Achanak that concluded Friday The operation had started on November 8 A fine of Rs 233 lakh was collected during the drive Deputy commissioner of police (Traffic) Vishwas Pandhare said? with Atanu Gautam on lead and rhythm guitars. according to data supplied by threat intelligence firm Kryptos Logic. or amda and tamarind etc. He was Premier of British Columbia from 2000 to 2001 and a Liberal Party of Canada Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011, The timid, Paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer of the Natural History Museum in London agrees that the Sima fossils are ancestral only to Neandertals, the clear surreal blue of the waterfalls and pools around the Cherrapunji plateau can only do so much to hide the dark realities of climate change. Gokhale’s biggest revelations can be found in a full account of the surgical strikes, The commission also had 51 cases of child sexual abuse pending till April 1.

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