Hawks’ Gaitley registers her 450th career win

first_imgThe Monmouth University women’s basketball team bounced back from a first round loss to defeat Binghamton University, 60-51, on Dec. 31 in the consolation game of the second annual Hawk Holiday Classic presented by Staybridge Suites of Eatontown. The Hawks improve to 9-3 on the season while the Bearcats fell to 6-6 with the loss.American University won the Classic, defeating Brown University in the final, 56-47, at the Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC) in West Long Branch.The third-place win marked a milestone for Monmouth head coach Stephanie V. Gaitley, who recorded her 450th triumph as a Division I head coach. Gaitley, in her 25th season as a head coach and her third at Monmouth, is now 450-263 overall and 43-30 with the Hawks.“Winning a lot of games means you’re getting old and you have had a lot of good players,” said Gaitley in a press release. “I want to thank all of our current players and all my former players and assistants for being part of this milestone. You’re only as good as those you surround yourself with.”The Hawks were paced against the Bearcats by Alysha Womack’s (Springfield, Pa./Cardinal O’Hara) 19 points and seven rebounds. She connected on 8 of 14 field goals, including 3 for 6 from three-point range. Junior Alexis Canady (Forestville, Md./Bishop McNamara), who was named to the All-Tournament Team, recorded 14 points and five assists, while Erin Rooney (Christchurch, New Zealand/Marian College) contributed 10 points, six rebounds and four assists.Monmouth, which led by as many as 15 points early in the second half, held a 29-18 lead at the half. The Hawks converted 7 of 16 three-pointers in the first half en route to hitting 10 of 25 (40 percent) for the game.The Hawks forced 21 BU turnovers, converting them into 15 points, and out-rebounded their visitors from upstate New York 42-35. Gabby Singer (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin) contributed eight points (2 of 5 three-pointers) off the bench for the Hawks, who wrapped up nonconference play with the win. Binghamton was led by all-tournament team member Viive Rebane, who recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Andrea Holmes and Jasbriell Swain added 12 points apiece for the Bearcats, who shot 34.7 percent for the contest.In the loss to Brown from the Ivy League on Dec. 30, the Hawks trailed by 17 points with 15:59 remaining in the contest and staged a furious rally. However, they could never catch the Bears, and fell, 75-71. Womack led all scorers with 21 while Canady and Abby Martin (Maplewood/Columbia High School) each had 18.American University outscored Brown 40- 28 in the second half to erase a 19-16 halftime deficit and win the championship. Liz Leer scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds forAmerican, and Ebony Edward added 13.American, 9-4 on the season, defeated Binghamton, 58-32, in its first-round game.Starting for Brown University at guard is former Colts Neck High School great Lauren Clarke. The freshman netted 11 points in the win overMonmouth and had nine in the final.Clarke is leading theBears (4-9) in scoring (10.8 points per game) and in three-pointers (25).Monmouth will host Quinnipiac in a Northeast Conference game tomorrow in a noon matinee at the MAC. Sacred Heart will make a call inWest Long Branch for another NEC tilt onMonday at 7 p.m.TheHawkswill hit the road for four games before hosting Long Island University on Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m.last_img read more

Manipulators of news

first_imgDear Editor,The social, economic and political situation has been steadily deteriorating since the PNC-led APNU regime took power. Almost all sections of the population have been complaining bitterly about the rapid decline in economic activities and the fall in standards of social services.Moreover, there has been noticeable decline in our politics, as the regime has reverted to the use of old, undemocratic methods that the PNC used while in government up to 1992.The atmosphere of great freedom that existed under the PPP/C Administration has almost disappeared. More and more people are expressing fear of the loss of freedom, and a feeling of trepidation is gripping the population. Even some of the civilian members of this regime caution some of their friends to be careful how they speak on the phone.The institution that was established to fight organized crime – the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) – is now being used to harass political opponents of the regime. The arrest of former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, has been the most recent in a long list of political and racial witch-hunting.The sharp deterioration is so glaring that it is impossible to deny. As a result, the defenders of the regime, government spokespersons, have changed their tactics.While being forced to admit that things are tough due to the regime’s poor performance – like the rampant corruption taking place, etc – the apologists are now saying, “Yes, this is true, but it was worse under the PPP/C Government”.This is a desperate attempt to manipulate the views and distort our most recent history.On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Adam Harris spoke about corruption. To prove his point, he alluded to the more than forty forensic audits done, and went on to say about how it unearthed mammoth corruption.No massive corruption was found. Indeed, the audits have actually exposed the APNU and AFC’s lies and their exaggeration of massive corruption. It is that embarrassment that is now fuelling the regime’s attack by using the arms of the state and their propaganda machine to attack the officials of the PPP/C Government.As an example, let me point out that they sensationally made public via the media that former Permanent Secretary at the Office of the President, Omar Shariff, had billions in the bank. Yet the worst they could do was charge his wife with the frivolous offence of not submitting several documents to the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).Harris also spoke about crime, and pointed out that the rate is falling. Well, that is very debatable. Most people on the Corentyne and West Demerara feel that crime is escalating.Harris, in pointing to the crime wave that occurred in 2002, studiously avoided to say that the criminal gangs were given direct support by the PNC/APNU leaders, and several others in the AFC. Indeed, it was only those leaders of the PNC/APNU who could have moved freely in Buxton after the 2002 jail break, when five murderers were politically protected by the PNC/APNU clique. We must not forget that one of the candidates on the PNC/R list for 2001 elections had joined the gang as well.How can we forget that PNC helped to organize the funerals of those criminals?In one case, they even draped the coffin with the Guyana flag – a clear act of desecration of our national flag.To prove the direct links with the PNC/APNU, let me refer you to the infamous conversation between Winston Felix, then Commissioner of Police and now Minister of Citizenship, and Basil Williams, now Attorney General, immediately after the ‘Fine Man’ gang had killed eight persons on the East Bank of Demerara and created terror in the Agricola/Eccles area. In the exposed conversation, Williams was thanking Felix for diverting attention from the PNC, which is a clear indication of the political links. No one can now harbour any doubt about the political links to criminal gangs.It should also be noted that while the PNC (now APNU) gave full support to the gangs, they were at the same time merciless in their attacks on the police. When Leon Fraser was brutally murdered, they wore red and were rejoicing at his funeral.Harris also tried to belittle and distort the expansion of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, a PPP/C-initiated project. In so doing, he is hiding the fact that this regime has changed what was a turn-key project to facilitate the contractor.Now we will get an inferior product than what was originally contracted for.Maybe a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) is needed to find out why a turn-key contract was broken to facilitate the contractor, and not the country.It is not just sad, but downright dangerous for such distortions to be taking place. This behaviour will accelerate the drift towards authoritarian rule. And the Kaieteur News will eventually regret this dangerous role that they are playing.Already we see the Police Force being de-professionalized and being used as a political tool of the APNU. We are also witnessing attempts to undermine the independence of the Judiciary, as the regime constantly attacks the courts.There has not been a word said in the Kaieteur News about all the innocent public servants who have been dismissed only because of their race. Instead, the Government media and the Kaieteur News are being used to pursue personal vendettas — throw mud at people; provide no proof of corruption and wrong-doings. In the process, they are destroying lives, but they seem to get a maniacal delight in committing these nasty acts.This behaviour, while in the immediate and short runs may give the authors and owners some satisfaction, in the long run, it would do us no good. It is facilitating the abuse of power and fuelling massive corruption, which — under this regime as it was in an earlier PNC regime — is becoming a way of life.We know where this is heading. We have seen it all before. It is history repeating itself. It spells a falling economy, dwindling social services, and a growing dictatorship with fear as a tool of rule. This is my view. What is yours?Sincerely,Donald Ramotarlast_img read more

In his final NBA game, Dwyane Wade drops triple double for Miami Heat

first_imgPH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:13SEA Games 2019: PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) acknowledges the crowd’s cheers after playing in the final NBA basketball game of his career, against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK— Dwyane Wade was hurting, sitting on the training table trying to get enough treatment to get him on the floor one last time.A couple hours later, he looked like a guy capable of playing well beyond what was the final night of his career.ADVERTISEMENT But that was secondary to a final chance to celebrate Wade, the three-time NBA champion who was ending his 16th and final NBA season.He was loudly cheered from the moment he emerged alone from the tunnel for pregame layups. Fans — egged on at one point by Paul and Anthony — chanted “We want Wade! We want Wade!” when he was on the bench, even though the 37-year-old guard had played a season-high 35 minutes Tuesday and coach Erik Spoelstra warned before the game that it probably wouldn’t be that way again.But there was no keeping Wade down for long. It took him a little bit to get going, as Jarrett Allen added Wade to the list of stars whose shots he’s blocked this season — a list that included James.“I loved seeing CP and Melo over there getting the crowd going to get Dwyane back in there and Dwyane comes from the old-school NBA,” Spoelstra said. “That was pre-load management, so we were not load managing him tonight and I was not talking to my sports scientist whether he could go, even though I walked in and saw him on that training table an hour before the game and he did not look fit to go, at all. But he’s cut from a different cloth.”The Heat hoped the final game would matter, but the Nets and Orlando Magic had clinched spots over the weekend to leave only one spot left coming into the last week. Miami was eliminated from contention for it despite its victory Tuesday.“For me, I’m happy with this season,” Wade said. “Unfortunately for our organization and our team we weren’t able to put ourselves in a position to win enough games to be in the playoffs, but for what I wanted for this season, I’m happy to say that I completed that.”TIP-INSHeat: Haslem finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds. … Wade passed Elgin Baylor (23,149 points) to move into 29th place on the NBA’s career list. He finished with 23,165.Nets: Starters Joe Harris (toe) and DeMarre Carroll (right wrist) sat out, though Atkinson said they would be ready for the playoff opener. … Shabazz Napier scored 20 points off the bench.THE LAST JERSEY LATEST STORIES Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pistons clinch final East playoff spot with rout of Knicks Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs Wade has been exchanging jerseys with players after games this season, but there was one missing. Anthony, who helped persuade Wade to return this season, didn’t play long this season before parting ways with Houston, so Wade gave his final one to him.“I didn’t get an opportunity to play against Melo this year and exchange jerseys with him,” Wade said. “That was a missing piece out of this whole season, so everything worked out great for him being here, for me having an opportunity to give him my jersey.”___UP NEXTHeat: The offseason.Nets: A first-round playoff matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READcenter_img Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Wade had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his last NBA game, which the Brooklyn Nets won by beating the Miami Heat 113-94 on Wednesday night to finish 42-40 and clinch the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference.With close friends LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony leading the cheers from their courtside seats, Wade had his fifth career triple-double in three quarters. He fittingly secured it with a pass to Udonis Haslem, his teammate of 15 years who plays sparingly now and made his only start of the season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“I was like, I don’t know why, but everybody feels like now you’ve got to go out and score 60 in your last game because Kobe did it,” Wade said, wearing a sparkling gold jacket and gold sneakers. “So hopefully I took the bar all the way back down and say let’s go get a triple-double, that’s easier.”A night after scoring 30 points in his final game in Miami, Wade showed one more time that he’s walking away with his skills intact. Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart He played 36 minutes, dribbling out the shot clock the final time he had the ball before checking out with 10 seconds remaining. Then it was time for a lengthy postgame celebration on the court with teammates and friends.“The man went out with a triple-double. Don’t let that go unnoticed. He had a triple-double,” All-Star D’Angelo Russell said. “He is a guy that paved the way for a lot of us. He’s been with that franchise for that long period of time. He’s Mr. Miami.”Russell had 21 points on seven 3-pointers for the Nets, who will face the third-seeded Philadelphia 76ers beginning this weekend in their first postseason appearance since 2015, one that seemed unlikely when they were 8-18 in December. But they went 34-22 from there for their first winning record since going 44-38 in 2013-14 — when they were knocked out by Wade’s Heat in the second round.“Special night,” Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said. “Pretty amazing season so far.”The game mattered only to the Nets, who quickly ended any fears of finishing seventh and having to face the Toronto Raptors in the first round.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ View commentslast_img read more

We are in it to win, declare Kabras ahead of Kabeberi

first_imgHead coach Charles Cardovillis has said the changes are testament enough of his side’s ambition after missing out on the Main Cup in the season opening Driftwood Sevens in Mombasa last weekend, finishing the leg fifth.“We are in it to win it and the players we have sent out to do duty tells the story. They bring in loads of experience and firepower and it is good to have them in the team. We looked at some of the weaknesses we had in Mombasa and we strengthened,” Cardovillis noted.“We had some problems with our half-line which was missing a bit of firepower and the players who are coming in will give us that plus a bit of dynamism,” the tactician further explained.Kabras RFC in action at the Driftwood Sevens in Mombasa on September 2 2017.Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULUKabras are in what on paper looks like an easy pool with Mombasa surprise package Mean Machine, Strathmore and newly promoted Makueni RFC.He is however, cautious on his approach and has warned his players to take each game with the same measure of seriousness, his target being a minimum of the Main Cup semis.“We saw what machine did last week and it shows you that you can’t take any team for granted. The pool is very unpredictable and everyone there can show up and surprise,” the former Kenya Harlequin director of rugby added.The coach is pleased with how his team has performed so far, acknowledging they played attractive rugby in the opening leg except for a few gremlins.He has urged his players to ensure they perform well on game ones, something he says let them down in Mombasa.“How we start each day is very important. Our first games in Mombasa on both days were not good. If we can be able to wake up well and get straight into it, then we have a good chance,” the coach offered.Kabras who have never won the circuit begin their campaign against Makueni before taking on Strathmore and Mean Machine later in the day.Kabras Sugar team for Kabeberi:Brian Tanga, Habil Malika, Dan Sikuta, Brian Juma, Johnston Mung’au, David Amboso, Timothy Mmasi, Felix Ayange, Philip Wokorach, Fabian Olando, Jacob Okumba, Dominic Osino, Aluda Beda.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Kabras Sugar head coach Charles Cardovillis.Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULUNAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 8- Kabras Sugar has made a statement of intent ahead of the Kabeberi Sevens, the second leg of the National Sevens Circuit this weekend by throwing into the fray three experienced faces.National team players Dan Sikuta and Felix Tanga make the cut with Sikuta having been with the team in Mombasa while Fabian Olando returns to action for the first time after missing a whole calendar year with injury.last_img read more

Molina cools off annex `fever’

first_imgGeorge Kitaoka, a longtime resident on Cameta Drive, said he is upset that his home could be annexed. Others at a recent community meeting said they did not want to be part of Rosemead and that existing services were adequate. “Just because one council member has an idea, it takes a majority to decide whether that is the right thing to do,” Low said this week. On Wednesday, Molina’s office tried to put those residents at ease. “Rosemead City officials have had informal discussions with my staff about the process of annexation, and how I would view proposals,” Molina said in a letter to the residents. “If an annexation proposal is submitted, you will be informed, and your opinion will be vital to me.” While some area residents said they were against annexation, High Pine Street resident Paul Benavidez said he supports it. “It would help us and give us lights on our street,” Benavidez said. “I don’t see what’s the problem in incorporating.” Field Deputy Marcia Guzman said the supervisor would not support a plan if residents objected. “There is no formal proposal,” Guzman said. She added that annexation is a public process. jennifer.mclain@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2477 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ROSEMEAD – County Supervisor Gloria Molina is trying to allay concerns by South San Gabriel residents after annexation plans surfaced recently. A suggestion by Rosemead Councilman John Nu ez to annex several streets in the unincorporated area sparked dozens of complaints in the community of nearly 8,000. Nu ez said last week that it was only an idea and that residents blew it out of proportion. But even after reassurances from Mayor John Tran and Councilwoman Polly Low that such an idea did not have council support, some residents were not convinced that the annexation talks were over. last_img read more

Gareth Southgate explains decision to hand Jordan Henderson England captaincy

first_img England caretaker manager Gareth Southgate Gareth Southgate says Jordan Henderson earned the right to replace Wayne Rooney as England captain after successfully stepping out of Steven Gerrard’s shadow at Anfield.The interim manager wants Rooney to remain as national skipper and squad figurehead despite dropping him for Tuesday’s game in Slovenia, but it is Henderson who will lead the side out for the first time in Ljubljana.The 26-year-old took the Liverpool armband from local hero Gerrard when the latter left the club in 2015 and has been impressive in the role.And that was not lost on Southgate as he chose the midfielder ahead of other candidates such as Joe Hart and Gary Cahill.“What stood out for me is that he has taken over as captain at a club where he has succeeded one of the most iconic players in English footballers of all time,” said Southgate.“That would have been a difficult challenge for him and he has matured from that. He has shown great leadership skills with his club.“He is used to being captain which is important. He has got a voice and an opinion within this group and he has got his clear ideas of what we need to work on.“It was not an easy decision because there are other senior players in that dressing room but he has captained a big football club and is used to that responsibility so it is the right decision for me.”Rooney, who volunteered to take the press conference at Southgate’s side despite being excused duty, offered his own tribute to Henderson.“I think Jordan’s a fantastic leader,” he said.“He’s taken an incredibly difficult job from Steven Gerrard and he’s really grown into that position. He’s a fantastic player with great leadership qualities.“He deserves his chance tomorrow night to captain England. I’m sure for him it’s a really proud moment and his family as well.”The other beneficiary of Rooney’s demotion is Tottenham anchorman Eric Dier.Dier, who was arguably England’s best performer at Euro 2016, offers greater defensive qualities than Rooney and Southgate explained a simple tactical analysis helped make up his mind.“I think it’s clear that we’re talking about two different profiles of player – different attributes, different skills,” he said.“That’s entirely the basis of the decision, we’re away from home, it’s a different tactical challenge…so as the coach you’ve got to look at what the right set up is for that game.“We have looked at how Slovenia play and when I looked at that midway through last week I knew in my mind the profile of midfield that we need for this game.“In no way is it a reflection of Wayne’s performance (against Malta) on Saturday. We were very pleased with what he did on Saturday. (He) played with great tactical discipline, saw a lot of the ball and dictated the game.” 1last_img read more

FastPass+ Availability at Walt Disney World – Update 2

first_imgShare This! This is the third blog post on day-of FastPass+ availability. The first blog post was in 2014, and the second in 2015. In the three-plus years since FastPass+ was introduced at Walt Disney World, we have been tracking the availability of FastPass+ reservations. The last major change in the FastPass+ process is the that you can reserve additional FastPass+ reservations through Disney’s MyDisneyExperiance app. This is a significant improvement over having to stand in line at in-park kiosks. This also means that additional FastPass+ reservations are being grabbed up by more guests. For FastPass+ overview, tips, and advice go to https://touringplans.com/walt-disney-world/fastpass.By using the FastPass+ system, we and others have observed that reservation slots can come and go quickly. The tables below show the average time when availability runs out. It is possible that a FastPass+ reservation may pop up, but it is unlikely. The gray cells show the number of days in advance that FastPass+ reservations sell out. A reasonable assumption would be that as crowds increase, the time when FastPass+ reservations run out would decrease. This holds up for the headliner attractions, but not so much for the lower tiered attractions. For the lower tiered attractions, the FastPass+ depletion time is more a function of when the park closes than the crowd level. The data also support the theory that Disney holds back some FastPass+ reservations for day-of guests: even if you see no availability in advance, you may find that availability once you’re in the park.Just like dining reservations, a FastPass+ reservation may be available but it may not be a desirable time. A 1 am Dumbo FastPass+ reservation is not going to be very useful if your family is sleeping. The earlier you make a  reservation the more options will be available.A handful of attractions has little to no same day availability. The good news is that almost all attractions have some availability a few days before your visit. Frozen Ever After and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train are the only attractions that sell out very early. It can be very difficult to get FastPass+ reservations for these two attractions 30-days prior to your visit.Pandora – The World of AvatarPandora opens May 27, 2017, and there will be two new attractions. They will have FastPass+ queues. Guests can only choose one of the two attractions to make an advance FastPass+ reservation. The initial data is showing that Avatar Flight of Passage is selling out before Na’vi River Journey. The attractions are not selling out as fast as Frozen Ever After or Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. If you can make FastPass+ reservations 30 to 60-days prior to your visit you should be able to get a Pandora attraction FastPass+ reservation.last_img read more

Crowdsourcing to tackle SA water leaks

first_img25 March 2013Multinational technology giant IBM has launched a crowdsourcing project to help capture, share and analyze information about the water distribution system in South Africa.The project, called “WaterWatchers,” is driven by a new mobile phone application and SMS capability that will enable South African citizens to report water leaks, faulty water pipes and general conditions of the country’s water infrastructure for 30 days starting from World Water Day, 22 March.“Every update will provide vital data points to an aggregated ‘WaterWatchers’ report to create a single view of the issues challenging South Africa’s water distribution system,” IBM said in a statement on Friday.The free app, which is currently available for Android and available for download at www.ibmwaterwatchers.co.za, and the SMS capability together provide an easy way for anyone to collect and report issues on local waterways and pipes to a centralized portal.After taking a photo and answering three simple questions about the particular water canal or pipe, the data will be uploaded in real-time to a central database. After 30 days, the data will be analyzed and aggregated into a meaningful “leak hot spot” map for South Africa.“This project is about analyzing use, predicting demand and managing the future of our country’s water,” said IBM South Africa Smarter Planet executive Ahmed Simjee.“It’s a unique exercise in crowdsourcing for South Africa, and we encourage every person to become a ‘citizen scientist’ – to engage with the environment and help create a big picture map of our water leaks and issues,” Simjee said“By enabling countless individuals to gather and submit data, WaterWatchers represents a new kind of data aggregation, analytics and visualization for water planners in South Africa – and is exactly the kind of ‘big data’ challenge IBM excels at solving.”Under-spending on water in South Africa has seen the Department of Water Affairs increase spending by 20% to R9-billion (U$900-million) in 2011-2012, while spending on water sector management increased by 28.8% year-on-year over the same period, and spending on water infrastructure management rose by 13.2% year-on-year.But the pressure of urban population influx continues to place more strain on the country’s ageing water infrastructure. According to the 2011 Census, 93% of South African households had access to safe water in 2010 – but only 45% of those with access to water actually had it in their homes.According to IBM, a WaterWatchers report will be made available to local municipalities, water control boards and other water system stakeholders once the data had been filtered appropriately. This could help local municipalities vizualise and prioritize improvements to city water infrastructure.“This project is a natural extension of the work we have done to address non-revenue water in Tshwane with IBM, and as the capital city we will lead the roll-out of this program nationally,” said Tshwane Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa. “We challenge other cities to join the initiative and help manage this precious resource as best as we can.”IBM says it believes the WaterWatchers platform holds huge potential for similar applications that can be used to monitor and report on just about any aspect of one’s environment: city services, wildlife, noise pollution, air quality, weather and more.“Interest in IBM’s Smarter Planet strategy to transform growing cities and address massive urbanisation in the South Africa has grown rapidly,” IBM said. “The City of Johannesburg has strategically addressed its 2030 vision and partnered with IBM to develop a roadmap for smarter public safety.“The City of Tshwane has led the way in addressing water challenges, addressing ever increasing water scarcity and the requisite water conservation with a nine-point plan developed by IBM Corporate Service Corps in 2011.”Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

Bafana make it South Africa 1, Spain 0

first_img20 November 2013Bafana Bafana shocked Spain 1-0 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday evening, with Bernard Parker netting a superb 56th-minute winner. It was South Africa’s first win over the world’s number one ranked football team.The defeat was only the second that Spain, ranked first in the world since 2008, have suffered in the past two years. Their only other loss was to Brazil in the Confederations Cup earlier this year. During that time the reigning European and World Cup champions have also recorded 25 wins and five draws.“Thanks to the coach for having faith in the players. He has given us his belief and his faith, and we’re giving him what he expects from us, and that’s a good performance and a win,” Bafana captain Itumeleng Khune said in a television interview after the match.‘Tactics were spot-on’“His tactics were spot-on tonight. We planned a lot for Spain. People thought we didn’t stand a chance and we beat them,” Khune said.Khune thanked the supporters at the match and used the occasion to call for greater support for local football. “This is what we want to see in our local football, people coming here and supporting the local teams and supporting local football because we are on the same level as the European players, and we can do better than them. If we can beat the world champions, who is there not to beat?”“It’s a fantastic result,” coach Gordon Igesund said.“I’m so pleased that we played a friendly like this because they are the world champions. You saw their attitude on the field. They were fighting for their lives out there as well, and I’m just pleased we were able to give the people something to think about going forward.“Tonight our game plan was fantastic. Our players were fantastic. They executed tactically what we wanted to do.”Spain, as they do against every opponent, dominated possession, but they rarely threatened as the South African team worked hard as a unit to disrupt the flow of the visitors’ attack“We allowed them to have the ball in certain areas. When they got wide, we made sure they couldn’t get a cross in, but had to play back,” Igesund explained. “The guys executed [the game plan] well and I’m so pleased for them.”Playing with discipline at the back, Bafana caught Spain offside time and again. David Villa had the ball in the back of the net as early as the fourth minute after being put through by Andres Iniesta, but he was caught in the offside trap and the strike was disallowed.CrossbarMan of the match Khune prevented Pedro getting a shot off after was picked out by Xabi Alonso, but only a minute later La Roja came close to going behind after Bernard Parker and Oupa Manyisa combined before Manyisa’s shot took a deflection off a defender and struck Iker Casillas’ crossbar. Parker, who turned in a superb performance, tested Casillas two minutes later, but the goalie was up to the challenge.With half-an-hour played, Fernando Llorente failed to find the target with an open header.Just before the break, Bongani Khumalo was just wide of the goal with a header from a corner delivered by Parker.Substitute Siphiwe Tshabalala set up Tokelo Rantie with a fine pass early in the second half, but Rantie’s finish lacked composure and was well wide.Nacho Monreal then saw a gap quickly closed down by Khune before Bafana took the lead in the 56th minute with a delightful goal.GoalTokelo Rantie won possession on the left and delivered a cross along the ground towards Bernard Parker, who cleverly left the ball for Kamohelo Mokotjo. The dummy drew the defender towards Mokotjo, who one-timed it directly into Parker’s path. Victor Valdez, on for Casillas, sprinted off of his line to try to close down the angle. Parker, though, chipped the ball over the goalkeeper with his left foot. Valdez got a slight touch on it, but it wasn’t enough and the ball crossed the goal line despite the desperate efforts of Monreal to keep it out.When Valdez later went down with a calf injury, there were brief angry scenes between the Spanish players and South Africa’s coach Gordon Igesund because Spain had used the maximum allowable six substitutes. A decision was made, however, to allow Pepe Reina to replace the Barcelona man in goal.The crowd, interestingly, was relatively quiet, not celebrating their advantage, but wary that the game was far from over.Counter-attackVicente del Bosque’s charges pushed hard in search of an equaliser, but still South Africa’s defence held firm, and the world champions were almost caught out by a swift South African counter-attack.Parker put Rantie clean through down the middle, with space to run and the ability to cut to either side of the goal. Rantie should have scored, but Reina did superbly to race out, make himself big, and block the shot.With the game well into an additional five minutes of time, Napoli defender Raul Albiol got off a shot from close range, but Khune athletically knocked it away, much to the relief of the crowd.The final whistle sounded and vuvuzelas blared once more as Bafana Bafana supporters celebrated one of the South African national football team’s finest nights.Sounding a note of caution, Igesund said: “We’re not going to get carried away. We’ve got a lot of work to do. We know that, but we’re on the right track. I’m very pleased for the players and I’m pleased for everybody and especially for the supporters because they needed something like this.”“We’ve got a terrific group of players,” midfielder Dean Furman weighed in. The squad is gelling all the time. We’re coming together and we’re getting stronger, and I think tonight we’ve shown what we can do against the best team in the world.”last_img read more

Investing in Your Career

first_imgCollins has over 23 years of loss prevention and retail experience with Sears, Old Navy, and her current employer, Petco. After beginning her career as a sales associate, she’s held many roles, including store manager, loss prevention manager, corporate investigator, and the most challenging role, mother of three. Collins holds a degree in criminal justice.Why did you decide to pursue your LPC certification?While preparing my annual performance review for this past year, I decided obtaining the LPC would be a great objective for 2017. I truly believe the only person responsible for your continued growth and development is you. There is no better investment than one that provides both personal growth and professional development.- Sponsor – Was the course work what you expected?Yes, the course work is challenging and requires dedicated study time. It covers most areas relevant to the loss prevention field, and I enjoyed the background and historical information that was provided; I felt it added relevance to the process.Talk about the process of going through the course work and taking the exam.Working my way through the course work was initially a little more challenging than I expected. It really forced me to go back and review subjects I was not as familiar with or have not had as much experience with. Commitment to the training materials will prepare you for the actual exam. However, being able to apply your learnings in a practical application will be critical to a successful outcome on the final exam. I found it most helpful to look over all of the material first, take the chapter quizzes to determine what areas I needed additional focus on, and then study until I could pass each chapter exam 100 percent.Looking at your own personal background and knowledge, what information in the course helped you the most?While I have been exposed to almost all of the subject material provided, I would say there were areas that I did not have the depth of knowledge required to pass the test without the provided study materials. This certification requires a deeper dive into all operational areas impacting the loss prevention field.What was the most eye-opening information that was part of the curriculum?For me, I benefited a lot from the accounting and logistics material. The pharmacy section was also interesting as this is one of the areas with my least amount of exposure.What benefits have you seen from taking the course?One of the benefits it provides is the ability to expand my knowledge base while refreshing my previous studies. It is also a great reminder of the different aspects of the industry the loss prevention field impacts. I think sometimes we forget the other avenues open to those of us in the loss prevention field. Being reminded of this is especially critical in this ever-changing job landscape. This course material not only validated my experience but also prepared me to take on new challenges wherever my career should take me.If you could offer one key takeaway to someone currently considering getting certified, what would it be?Study. Not only is it important to understand the material provided, but also the ability to apply it in a practical application will be the key to the certification process. Work-life balance can already be a task for most, so careful consideration should be given to dedicated study time. The biggest takeaway I had is partnerships, both internal and external to your organization. There are a lot of moving parts to a successful long-term loss prevention plan. You need good working relationships with all the players and must know how to successfully leverage those partnerships.How would you compare the foundation certifications to other educational courses that you’ve taken?This was the first online certification I have obtained. I am hoping it prepares me for my next adventure as I undertake the CFI. I believe that the LPC indicates you see value in personal growth and education and helps you stay relevant in a competitive loss prevention market.How has certification changed your expectations of loss prevention as a career, for yourself and for others?The LPC process is a great reminder that loss prevention impacts all areas of operations. If you want to have a seat at the table to influence members of your organization, you must have an understanding of how loss prevention impacts the whole business. Certification indicates we are prepared to support our organizations, increase profitability, and build partnerships to drive initiatives critical to a successful loss prevention program. I think the LPC is a clear indicator of this understanding.Would you recommend certification to others?Absolutely. This course provides for personal growth and development. The course is an investment for both the employee and the employer. It requires not only a monetary investment but also time and commitment to the course material. The LPC is a great investment.Newly CertifiedFollowing are individuals who recently earned their certifications.Recent LPC Recipients Lucio Amicci, LPC, Sears Holdings Charles Bailey, Jr., LPC, CFI, Vector Security Shawn Bradley, LPC, Lowe’s Darlene De Francesco, LPC, FedEx Tyler Grandy, LPC, DICK’S Sporting Goods Michael Hawkins, LPC, Lowe’s Aaron Henderson, LPC, CFI, Penske Bruce Herritt, LPC, Walmart Stores Slade Jordan, LPC, Walmart Stores Arron Knight, LPC, FleetPride Lincoln LeFebvre, LPC, Home Depot Alan Lott, LPC, 7-Eleven Kevin Mgrdichian, LPC, Sears Holdings Jennifer Ponicsan, LPC R. Bryant Price, LPC, Gabriel Brothers Bryan Shepherd, LPC Steven Smith, LPC, ULTA Beauty Christopher Weaver, LPC, Walmart Stores Ashley Winkelmann, LPC, 7- ElevenRecent LPQ Recipients David Chartrand, LPQ, Goodwill Industries of Seattle Michael D’Antonio, LPQ, Stew Leonard’s Gregory Dolcich, LPQ, Security Resources Nathan Dowling, LPQ, Buffalo Run Casino Christopher Gipson, LPQ, 7-Eleven Ciera Hilton, LPQ, Protos Security Robert Jevarjian, LPQ, Stew Leonard’s Erin Koons, LPQ, Walmart Stores Kate McGorty, LPQ, L.L.Bean Brian Naughton, LPQ, Nordstrom Danielle Palentino-Dederick, LPQ, lululemon Pankaj Patel, LPQ, Indigo Kelley Portner, LPQ, Rite Aid Barbara Weaver, LPQ, Best Buy Mandie Wells, LPQ, KPH Healthcare Services Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

Latest Tax Briefing Provides Update on Affordable Care Act Developments

first_imgCCH Tax Day ReportDevelopments have continued at a fast pace over the past year on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148). The IRS is proposing reporting form changes for 2016. Congress has provided some welcome excise tax relief, narrowed the definition of “employee” for purposes of determining applicable large employer status, and clarified the status of expatriate health plans. In the regulatory field, the government is still searching for the right balance with respect to the religious employer accommodation for providing contraceptive coverage. Market reform transition relief largely expired in 2015, but transition relief is still available under some circumstances. Marketplace exchange rules have been tightened somewhat to reduce the availability of special enrollment periods.Wolters Kluwer has prepared a Tax Briefing on all these recent ACA development. This Tax Briefing, 2016 Affordable Care Act Update, is now available at: http://www.cchgroup.com/media/WK/TAA/PDFs/news-and-insights/federal-tax-legislation/2016-affordable-care-act-update.pdflast_img read more

Central Group acquires 3 premium department stores in Germany

first_imgThailand’s leading retail and hotel operator Central Group has joined European property developer SIGNA to acquire the KaDeWe Group, which owns three luxury department stores in Germany.While the deal size was not disclosed, the acquisition will allow Central Group to hold 50.1 per cent stake in the KaDeWa Group and SIGNA will own the remaining 49.9 per cent. All three department stores, comprising KaDeWe, Oberpollinger and Alsterhaus, have been in operation for more than 100 years and been among well-known ones in the country.This move is in line with its strategy to expand its luxury retail business in Europe after it has earlier acquired La Rinascente Department Store in Italy and ILLUM Department Store in Denmark.”It’s been our honour to become a partner with one of the top property developers like SIGNA. This acquisition makes us become the third largest operator of luxury department stores in Europe, and we will use our expertise to improve all three department stores to be a must-to-visit for both local people and tourists,” said Central Group’s chief executive officer Tos Chirathivat.Central touch gives a facelift to German malls Currently, Central Group recognizes the revenue of around 600 million euro a year from La Rinascente and ILLUM. After this acquisition is completed, it expects that its revenue in Europe will jump to 800-900 million euro in 2015 and 1.2 billion euro in 2016.SIGNA has owned a many assets in Europe with total value of 6.5 billion euro. It also owns three retail businesses, which are Karstadt Warenhaus, Karstadt Sports and the KaDeWe Group, with more than 100 branches in Germany and the revenue of 3 billion euro a year approximately.advertisementlast_img read more

Here is your horoscope for November 12

first_imgARIESYou are full of energy to make changes in relationships and professional situations. You are ready to shatter old patterns and limitations that may have blocked you in the past. In doing so you will be amazed at the empowerment this breakthrough brings. Lucky number 11. Colour yellow.TAURUSThe third Eye of Lord Shiva opens for an infinitesimal moment to bring destruction, which leads to restructuring of personal and professional aspects. Look in new directions, be open to fresh opportunities and be ready to restructure plans. Laugh and celebrate. Lucky number 16. Colour red. GEMINIYou may feel oppressed in professional aspects and limited in relationships. A bit of space and a lot of trust are needed for individuality and creativity to flower in relationships. You take on sporty activity and adopt new styles to change your energy. Lucky number 10. Colour saffron. CANCERYou tend to worry and feel stressed about everything. The answer to your problems lies in applying yourself intelligently to whatever needs to get done and soon it is out of your way. You may feel left out but that is not true as it is your own projection. Lucky number 5. Colour sea blue. LEOThe only unchanging thing in the world is change itself! Opposites create balance and play a part in this circular pattern called the wheel of life, death, time, karma and fate. Take a quantum leap into any pursuit and you are likely to achieve growth or success. Lucky number 10. Colour blue. VIRGOEverything seems to be moving at a happy, easy pace but you can already feel the changes trickling in and transforming professional and personal relationships. Meditation and Yoga take you through elevating experiences. You generate harmony wherever you go. Lucky number 9. Colour pinks. advertisementLIBRAThere is love and support in relationships and gain in business. You are gracious in family situations and diplomatic in social gatherings. Women play significant roles in your life. Happiness and success blend together and bring a feeling of great satisfaction. Lucky number 3. Colour pink.  SCORPIOYou tend to suffer agonies of mind by worrying about everything. Your patience and faithfulness in relationships brings you love and support. This is a time of great transformation as you go deep within and let go sadness and hurt without blame or self-pity. Lucky number 9. Colour grey.   SAGITTARIUSYou are likely to deplete your energy by doing too many things today. If you are bored or disinterested, you might remember that it is not what you do but how you do it that matters. Relationships need your attention, as you can’t take them for granted. Lucky number 5. Colour green.  CAPRICORNYou are reflected perfectly in relationships in which you experience fulfillment. Personal and business partnerships can be trusted. Your heart chakra is open and you feel this great affinity with the world and the universe with no blocks and fixations. Lucky number 1. Colour pink.  AQUARIUSYou have great energy to achieve success in any project that you take on, be it personal or to do with business. You attract a lot of interesting people with your gift of communication. You are blessed with good health and are able to indulge in sport. Lucky number 14. Colour green.  PISCESHappiness blended with success gives you a sense of well-being and satisfaction, as there is no strain or stress in professional and personal situations. This is a time of new beginnings for professional projects that increase your earning power and wealth. Lucky number 6. Colour saffron.last_img read more

India Open: PV Sindhu beats Sung Ji Hyun, sets up final against Carolina Marin

first_imgOlympic silver medallist P V Sindhu set up a mouth-watering summit clash with Olympic champion Carolina Marin after a hard-fought win over World No 4 Korean Sung Ji Hyun in the semi-finals of the India Super Series, here today.Cheered on by a sizable crowd at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, Sindhu dished out a superb game of badminton to outwit second seeded Hyun 21-18 14-21 21-14 in a battle of nerves where fortunes fluctuated frequently.The fans will get a chance to witness an exciting finale, which will be a rematch of the Olympic final which was watched by millions of fans across the globe.Earlier, two-time World Champion Marin of Spain defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi, seeded fourth, 21-16 21-14 in an easy contest to reach the finals.Coming into the match with a 6-4 head-to-head record, Sindhu displayed nerves of steel as she produced some scintillating low lifts and dominated the nets to see off her opponent.last_img read more

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte taking season ‘step by step’ ahead of Manchester City test

first_imgPremier League leaders Chelsea are focused on getting results in their remaining nine games as they fight for the title, instead of dwelling on Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace, manager Antonio Conte said.Chelsea suffered their second loss in 10 league games, and their first home defeat in the league since September. The loss cut their lead at the top of the table to seven points after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur defeated Burnley 2-0.”There are nine games to play and we have to think step by step,” Conte told British media.”At the end (of the season), if we deserve to win the title, we will be very happy…When you lose this type of game, in your mind you try to apply a lot of questions. But it’s very difficult to find a reply to this result.”Chelsea host fourth-placed Manchester City on Wednesday. Their last home win against the Manchester side in the league was in 2013.”They (Man City) have a really strong squad but I think it’s right to think about ourselves, to go game by game,” the Italian manager said. “In England, every game is very tough, whether the name of your opponent is City or another team.”City drew 2-2 against sixth-placed Arsenal on Sunday and will be hoping to end their three-game winless streak at Stamford Bridge.last_img read more

CWG 2018, Day 11: Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu as India eye more gold medals on final day

first_imgSaina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have set up a blockbuster women’s singles final after winning their respective semi-finals on the last day of this year’s Commonwealth Games. Kidambi Srikanth will also take on Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles final tomorrow.Other than that, India will be involved in six medal matches overall on the last day of the event.(Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 10: Medals Tally)On Day 10, Satish Kumar bagged India’s last medal on Day 10 of the Commonwealth Games when he got a Silver after losing to England’s Frazer Clarke in the men’s +91kg boxing final.His Silver helped India finish with 59 medals on the penultimate day of CWG 2018 — 25 Gold, 16 Silver and 18 Bronze.India are now third in the medals tally. Australia are on top of the table 72 Gold, 55 Silver and 57 Bronze while England are second with 40 Gold, 38 Silver and 41 Bronze.(CWG 2018: India win 17 medals including 8 Gold on penultimate day)Before Satish, Vikas Krishan clinched India’s 25 Gold medal in the Men’s 75kg category beating Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon.Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shankar Shetty clinched Bronze in the Men’s Doubles, defeating Singapore’s Yew En Koen Pang and Shao Feng Ethan Poh 11-5 11-6 12-10.Manika Batra won a historic Gold in women’s singles table tennis after defeating Singapore’s Mengyu Yu 4-0. Her Gold is the first ever for an Indian woman in women’s singles.Mary Kom bagged Gold in women’s boxing after beating Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the final. Gaurav Solanki also won Gold while Amit and Manish Kaushik settled for Silver.advertisementShooter Sanjeev Rajput set a new Games record and won Gold in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions.Neeraj Chopra bagged Gold in the men’s Javelin Throw. Chopra threw 86.47 metre for his season’s best attempt. Vipin Kashana finished 5th.Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sumit won gold medals in women’s Freestyle 50kg Nordic and men’s Freestyle 125kg Nordic, respectively. On the other hand, Sakshi Malik and Somveer won Bronze in women’s Freestyle 62kg Nordic and men’s freestyle 86kg categories, respectively.Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran settled for silver after they lost 2-3 (5-11, 12-10, 11-9, 6-11, 8-11) in the men’s doubles final to England’s Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall.India’s mixed doubles pair of Sathiyan and Manika Batra will play Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das for bronze medal after losing in the semi-finals. Sathiyan and Manika lost to England’s Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho in a thrilling match.Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das had earlier suffered defeat to Gao Ning and Yu Mengyu of Singapore.India’s Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will play for gold medal after reaching the men’s doubles final.Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy won a Bronze in women’s doubles after they beat Australian pair of Setyana Mapasa and Gronya Somerville. HS Prannoy lost to England’s Rajiv Ouseph in the bronze medal match.Following is India’s schedule on Day 11 of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast:BADMINTON:Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu: Women’s Singles GOLD MEDAL MATCH (TBD)Srikanth Kidambi vs Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia): Men’s Singles GOLD MEDAL MATCH (TBD)India (Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Chandrashekhar Reddy) vs England (Marcus Ellis, Chris Langridge): Men’s Doubles GOLD MEDAL MATCHSQUASH:India (Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal) vs New Zealand (Joelle Kings, Amanda Landers-Murphy): Women’s Doubles GOLD MEDAL MATCH (07.30 IST)TABLE TENNIS:India (Mouma Das, Achanta Sharath Kamal) vs India (Manika Batra, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran): Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal match (05.00 IST)Achanta Sharath Kamal vs Samuel Walker (England): Men’s Singles Bronze Medal Match (07.00 IST)last_img read more

IPL 2018, RR vs KKR: Rajasthan eye 3rd straight win, Kolkata look to go top

first_imgRajasthan Royals will look to continue their winning run when they taken on Kolkata Knight Riders at home in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Wednesday. On the other hand, Kolkata have the opportunity to move to the top position in the league table with a win.After losing the season opener Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royals have turned it around with back-to-back wins. They beat Delhi Daredevils by 19 runs in a rain-truncated encounter and then travelled away to post a convincing 19-run victory over star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore.The undisputed star of the game was Sanju Samson who hit a blistering 45-ball 92 and Royals would expect him to fire again. They were able to iron out few of their flaws. Royals’ batting clicked with Samson leading the charge and skipper Ajinkya Rahane too making a useful contribution. Their bowling too could sustain the pressure of onslaught by big hitters like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. If Kolkata Knight Riders win, they will go on top of the points table. (BCCI)Kolkata began their campaign with a big win against RCB but then lost two games on trot against Chennai Super Kings and SRH. They pulled their campaign back on track with a comprehensive 71-run win gainst DD.The star of the match were Nitish Rana and Nitish Rana, besides them, KKR also boast match winners like Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik. Eventhough RR are playing at home, they will be wary of KKR’s firepower and depth.advertisementTheir bowling too has the right balance with the deceptive Narine, the current purple cap holder in the tournament. Wily old horse Piyush Chawla and Kuldeep Yadav are capable of weaving a web around any batting side.Pacer Shivam Mavi, who rose to stardom during the recent U-19 World Cup, and Russell provide the medium pace variety to KKR. However, the tight schedule of the tournament has left KKR so drained that they have preferred to rest today instead of holding a practice session.The pink city, after a two and half hour rain interruption in the previous match, is under a dry and hot spell. The wicket here is a sporting one but a little bit of dryness would help the KKR spin department.Squads:Rajasthan Royals: Heinrich Klassen, Benjamin Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jos Buttler, Ajinkya Rahane, Darcy Short, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Ben Laughlin, Stuart Binny, Dushmantha Chameera, Anureet Singh, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Midhun S, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Jatin Saxena, Ankit Sharma, Mahipal Lomror.Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (C and WK), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Shubman Gill, R Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searless, Apoorv Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi and Tom Curran.last_img read more

10 Social Media Stats for Nonprofit Marketers

first_imgIs one of your 2014 goals to get your social strategy in order? Here are 10 fun stats on social media that can help you decide how to spend your time.73% of U.S. online adults now use social networking sites. Source: Pew Tweet this.Roughly one-third of the world’s population is now online. Source: We Are Social Tweet this.68% of Instagram’s users are women. Source: Business Insider Tweet this.50% of nonprofit communicators label social media as a “very important” communication tool. Source: Nonprofit Marketing Guide Tweet this.Tweets with images receive 18% more clicks and 150% more retweets. Source: Buffer Tweet this.71% of U.S. online adults are now Facebook users. Source: Pew Tweet this.55% who engaged with causes via social media have been inspired to take further action. Source: Waggener Edstrom Tweet this.In the U.S., users spend 114 billion minutes a month on Facebook. Source: Business Insider Tweet this.70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside of the U.S. Source: 9Clouds Tweet this.40% of Facebook users surveyed say they log in to the social network multiple times per day. Source: Pew Tweet this.Need some help thinking about how to leverage social media for your nonprofit’s outreach strategy? Download this free guide from Network for Good, Social Media Mini Guide for Nonprofits.last_img read more

Don’t Like the Answer You’re Getting? Change the Question

first_imgAs the volunteer coordinator for Gift of Life Michigan, Kim Zasa sent volunteers to church fairs and festivals in the hope that people would want to become organ donors. Although she had 800 volunteers attending countless events, only 11% of Michigan’s residents were organ donors. Today that number is about 33%.So what changed? How did Gift of Life Michigan recruit so many new donors?According to a recent story on NPR, responses changed when Kim convinced the state to have DMV clerks ask customers, “Would you like to be an organ donor?” Putting your ask—and your resources—in the right place at the right time is the key to getting the results you want!1. Determine what’s not working—and be willing to experiment. Kim had an army of volunteers at her disposal who were willing to drive long distances for a cause they believed in. When she didn’t see the results she wanted, she took action. Is there an area of your nonprofit that isn’t seeing the results you’d like? Don’t just assume things will improve. Determine what’s working and what’s not, and then brainstorm about what you can do differently.2. Analyze how you’re using your resources.Instead of sending her volunteers on road trips, Kim put them to work in other ways and employed stationary DMV employees to make the ask. These clerks regularly saw almost the entire adult population of the state, so they were well positioned to speak to more people than Kim’s volunteers were.Are you using the resources you have—both time and money—to their full capacity? Are volunteers solving a pain point for you and helping you in the most beneficial way? If not, how can you modify their tasks to be more effective for your cause?3. Put your question in the right place at the right time.Instead of making the ask in places where people weren’t already making decisions beyond ice cream or cotton candy, Kim combined the ask with an established routine. If someone wanted to become a donor at a festival, they had to take multiple steps and time out of their entertainment to sign up. Making the ask at the DMV made it easy for potential donors to say yes, with no extra action required.Are you positioning your request in the best way possible? Does saying yes require multiple steps that make it less likely you’ll see the result you want? For instance, when you ask for donations online, do your supporters first have to click through multiple pages, or is it simply one click and done? Think about how you can adjust how, when, and where you’re making an ask to better your odds of getting through to your target audience. Have you tried something similar? Share your results and suggestions in the comments below!last_img read more

Dan Mullen Announces Injury Update For Jonathan Greenard, Jabari Zuniga

first_imgFlorida head coach Dan Mullen runs onto the field.ATLANTA, GEORGIA – DECEMBER 29: Head coach Dan Mullen of the Florida Gators looks on during warm ups prior to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)Florida takes on South Carolina on Saturday, and it looks like the Gators will be a little shorthanded for the affair. Two of the team’s star defensive ends will not be playing in the contest.Jonathan Greenard and Jabari Zuniga, who were both injured against LSU last week, will not be participating in the game. Both are suffering from ankle injuries.Both were considered to be game-time decisions heading into the contest. But Mullen was shown on College GameDay just a few minutes ago updating their status – they’re out.Florida is favored against South Carolina, but the Gamecocks proved last week that they’re capable of a big upset. They knocked off previously undefeated Georgia in overtime for the biggest upset of the college football season. Dan Mullen just said on ESPN College GameDay that both are out. https://t.co/uEV1vIHUh5— Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) October 19, 2019Florida has boasted one of the best defenses in the nation so far this season. Missing Greenard and Zuniga could wind up being a big deal.Florida’s loss to LSU last week ended the team’s dream of an undefeated season, but they still control their own destiny in the SEC.Florida vs. South Carolina is set to kick off at Noon ET on ESPN.last_img read more

Lewandowski even better than on TV – Coutinho

first_imgBayern Munch new boy Philippe Coutinho has said his team-mate Robert Lewandowski is even more impressive in person than on television.Lewandowski scored a hat-trick in the Bavarian club’s win over Schalke on Saturday, following on from a double in their first game, which was a disappointing 2-2 draw with Hertha Berlin.Five goals in his first two games is a record for the prolific Poland international forward, and no player has scored so many in the first two matches of a Bundesliga season since Roy Makaay, also for Bayern, in 2005-06. 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 Coutinho, who completed a loan move to Bayern this week after a disappointing spell in Barcelona, came on as a 57th minute substitute and was on the field as Lewandowski completed his treble.“He’s incredible, just world-class,” the Brazil international told reporters after his debut.“It’s incredible, the way he trains. I’ve been here a week and watching him up close he’s so much better than you think on TV.“He had a great game today, a great hat-trick and he deserves it.”The treble was the ninth of the Poland international’s Bundesliga career, and his torrid start to the season does not look like letting up.Bayern’s next opponents are Mainz and the 31-year-old Lewandowski has 14 goals in 14 appearances against them.The defending Bundesliga champions, who have won seven titles in a row, needed the win as they are expected to be pushed hard by Borussia Dortmund this year.Their surprise draw at home with Hertha handed the early initiative to Dortmund, who won their first game 5-1 over Augsburg.They heaped more pressure on Bayern too, winning 3-1 over Koln on Friday night to open up a five-point gap over their rivals in the fledgling season.The failure to win the opening game may have spurred Bayern on to capture Coutinho.There was a need for attacking reinforcements after Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben left the club at the end of the 2018-19 season. Their first target was reported to be Manchester City’s Leroy Sane, but no deal could be done before Sane suffered a serious knee injury.Instead they opted to rescue Coutinho from Barcelona, where he has struggled to fit in after a £142 million transfer from Liverpool.last_img read more

What is Footgolf? Rules, price & differences to football & golf

first_imgFootgolf is a game that works exactly like it sounds, delivering a combination of the beautiful game and the fairway for the discerning fan of both.Built from key components of both sports, its roots reportedly come from an idea from a Dutchman, Michael Jansen, who was inspired by former footballer Willem Korsten.The latter reportedly played a rudimentary variation during training sessions with Tottenham, inspiring the first tournament of the game to be held in 2008. 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 Over a decade on and it is an internationally recognised sport – but what are its rules and how much does it cost to play?What are the rules of footgolf?The portmanteau precision sport effectively takes the majority of the typical mechanics from golf, from teeing off to bunkers, with a couple of big differences.Firstly, the golf ball is replaced by a regulation football, which must be deposited into a ‘footgolf cup’ while secondly, the club is replaced by the player’s foot.A single kick is the same as a stroke in golf and similar rules apply, in that the individual who takes the least amount of kicks to finish a hole, and the course, is the winner.Each hole has an average par of five, meaning a typical 18-hole course would be completed in at a par of 90, for example.FootgolfIt comfortably shares more rules with golf than football on the whole, given that there is no opposing team to score past, no offside rules and no penalty kicks.The American Footgolf League also have rules on the attire too, namely that they should be adhered to the local golf course where the game is played, with many of the sport’s rounds taking place on existing greens.How much does footgolf cost?In the UK, footgolf costs between £5 and £10 per person depending on both the length and location of the course played and the number of players involved. As an individual, a typical full round of 18 holes in Greater London costs in the upper regions of the price bracket.In the US, the average playing fee costs around $17, according to the American Footgolf League.last_img read more

De Gea fires warning to Man Utd stars ahead of West Ham clash

first_imgDavid De Gea has warned Manchester United that they need to be much more switched on against West Ham to avoid a repeat of last season’s 3-1 defeat to the Hammers.The Red Devils, who were managed by Jose Mourinho at the time, were comfortably beaten by Manuel Pellegrini’s side – a result that meant they’d suffered their worst start to a league campaign in 29 years.And De Gea is aware of the threats posted by the Londoners heading into Sunday’s latest Premier League meeting, urging his team-mates to be ready to go from the off. 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 “I believe they have a decent side with some good players who are important to them,” the Spaniard told the club’s official website. “They are on the up at the moment, but we still have bad memories from last season, so we have to be much more switched on right from the off than we were then.”There are three very important points at stake for us to remain up there near the top, and also for the younger lads to keep gaining in confidence. We also want to show that’s what we’re here for, going away to difficult grounds and going there for the three points.De Gea also saluted the role that the United supporters play in helping lift the team, adding: “They are vitally important to us. Our fans that follow us away from home are just incredible.”Sometimes it’s just like we are playing at home in those away fixtures! It’s amazing. It helps us all tremendously down there on the pitch, we can always feel the warmth from our fans and that is hugely important to us.”The Spain international could face compatriot Pablo Fornals at the London Stadium and he expects that the former Villarreal star still will be a big player for West Ham, despite him having only made one Premier League start so far this season.”I know him from the national team, we’ve been called up together in the same squad once or twice. He’s a quality player and I think he can contribute very well for West Ham. He really showed what he could do at Villarreal and he has a lot of talent and he’s a top player.”West Ham centre-back Issa Diop played in the 3-1 win over the Red Devils last season and he is urged his team-mates to put in a similar performance, insisting that with the quality in their squad they can beat anyone on their day.”We played a very good game against them last season. It was our first win at home last season, and a very good moment for us,” he told the Hammers’ official club website.”Sunday’s going to be a different game, so we have to try to do the same thing as last year. We have to play our football and not think about Manchester United.”We have a very good team and can beat anyone, so we are confident. In the Premier League every game is difficult, but we are ready for this game. I think if we play our football, we’re a team who can do anything.”last_img read more

Hodgson praises Sterling ‘in the hope he’ll play very badly’

first_imgCrystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has hailed Raheem Sterling’s development on and off the pitch, but added a tongue-in-cheek hope that the praise will affect the winger’s performance.Hodgson was the England manager who gave Sterling his debut when he was a teenager playing for Liverpool. He has gone on to become a key member of Gareth Southgate’s national team and a major contributor to back-to-back Premier League titles for Manchester City.The ex-Liverpool boss says that Sterling’s potential as a player was always obvious, and that his development off the pitch was admirable, before adding his cheeky caveat. 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 “He was always a fantastic midfielder, a very hard worker, made good runs most of the time. I remember in Switzerland, he played in behind the front players, like he was for Liverpool, and he was quite outstanding,” he told a press conference.”The criticism levelled at him was much to my displeasure and the attention he was getting elsewhere from social media and sometimes the media itself was draining his confidence.”I think the big thing for Raheem is there is no drain in his confidence, there is no doubt about his ability. Of course, he is playing in a team that is creating lots of chances so when he gets in the right areas he is able to score goals.”On this subject too, I must add that his maturity as a person has been really fascinating to watch.”All of the responsibility he has accepted and not just as a Manchester City player but shouldering a heavy burden with the racism and the attention that is being paid to this racism problem that we have.“I heap praise on him in the hope he’ll repay me by playing very badly.”Raheem Sterling Roy Hodgson EnglandHodgson knows that if his team defeat Sterling’s they will move above them in the table.As a result of their good start to the season and the fact they beat City last season, Hodgson thinks City will show Palace respect, but is under no illusions that his team will have a tough game.“I don’t know that Pep [Guardiola] needs to be worried about any team,”  the 72-year-old added, “but it would be nice if they felt they needed to show us some respect and certainly for us it’s a good team when you have a team like Manchester City coming to Selhurst Park.“We know we will be stretched to the limit to give them the type of game we like to give them but it’s a challenge and it’s an exciting challenge.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

VAR at its ‘best’ during Man Utd vs Liverpool – Carragher

first_imgJamie Carragher says the controversial decisions during the first half of Liverpool’s match against Manchester United saw “VAR at its best” and was the reason why the technology was introduced.The Merseysiders found themselves on the wrong end of two VAR referrals in quick succession at Old Trafford, with Marcus Rashford’s goal allowed following a review before Sadio Mane’s equaliser was chalked off for handball a few minutes later.While Mane’s looked a correct decision given the new regulations regarding handball, the decision to allow Rashford’s goal proved controversial as the Reds claimed Divock Origi was fouled by Victor Lindelof in the build-up. 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 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was furious at the decision and remonstrated with the fourth official, before being seen talking animatedly with referee Martin Atkinson before the start of the second half.Carragher, though, refused to criticise the VAR technology and instead feels it adds something to the game.Commentating for Sky Sports, the former Liverpool defender said: “It is VAR at its best.“That would be given before and now it’s handball – it shouldn’t be a goal. We can have talking points on VAR and disagree with certain things, especially on that first goal, but that was the reason VAR has been brought in.”Former Liverpool captain Graeme Souness was more forthright in his views and felt the officials made the wrong decision in allowing Rashford’s opener.”I think Lindelof does catch him,” Souness told Sky Sports. “He catches the inside of his left leg and anyway you look at that, it’s a foul. Matip has to do better with his movement, he has an eye on it at one point but he loses him.”There’s definitely contact with Origi and it’s a foul, he’s gone through the back of someone, regardless of his touch.”VAR decision Man Utd vs Liverpool 2019-20Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane accepted the Red Devils may have had a touch of good fortune but felt they deserved it for a spirited first-half performance.”It does catch his [Mane’s] hand. Sometimes you need a few breaks in this game and United have got that, but maybe they’ve earned it,” he told Sky Sports. “They’ve been the best team.”Liverpool are chasing a record-equalling 18th successive Premier League win at Old Trafford, which has drawn comparisons with Arsenal’s trip to Manchester United in October 2005, when Sir Alex Ferguson’s side ended the Gunners’ 49-match unbeaten run.Gary Neville was in the United team that day and believes his old club’s first-half display suggests a repeat result is possible,”This has got that feeling of that Arsenal ‘Invicibles’ game where you get the crowd up, things are happening,” Neville told Sky Sports.“Jurgen Klopp can’t believe it and it will be mayhem in this ground in the second half. Klopp has to get his team into the dressing room and settle them down.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Mariners snap 6-game skid with 6-2 win over Rangers

first_img Seattle’s last steal of home was by Dustin Ackley in 2012.ROSTER SHUFFLETexas recalled Bird from Triple-A Nashville and designated RHP Jeanmar Gómez for assignment. Gómez had an 8.22 ERA in 16 relief appearances for the Rangers.Seattle claimed RHP Jimmy Cordero off waivers from Toronto and transferred RHP Gerson Bautista to the 60-day injured list to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Cordero, 27, was designated for assignment by Toronto last week.INJURY REPORTServais had a long list of injury updates and most of them were positive. Second baseman Dee Gordon was diagnosed with a deep bone bruise in his right wrist and not a fracture after seeing a specialist in Florida. Servais said Gordon’s return will likely be determined by how well the wrist can handle swinging and hitting. Gordon said he aggravated the wrist by returning too soon from the initial injury after being hit by a pitch earlier this month.“I thought I was invincible. I am not,” Gordon joked.Mariners infielder Ryon Healy (lower back inflammation) should resume baseball activities in the next few days. Kyle Seager drove in his first run of the season and Smith stole four bases, including three in the eighth — capped by his second career steal of home. Seattle also got solid pitching from Tommy Milone as the Mariners rebounded after being swept by Texas and Oakland on the road.But what everyone wanted to talk about was Vogelbach’s towering homer off reliever Jose Leclerc that found a rare landing spot, one of the few home runs to reach that part of the stadium.Everyone except Vogelbach.“It was just a curveball out over the plate and I was able to ride it out and keep it fair. I was just happy I could drive two runs in,” he said.According to team records through the 2015 season, only two homers had reached that level of the stadium and it was uncertain if any had in the past four seasons. It was Vogelbach’s 15th homer of the season and while it was close to being a foul ball, the home run call stood following a replay review. Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Follow Published: May 27, 2019, 10:31pm Share: Seattle Mariners’ Daniel Vogelbach (20) is greeted at the dugout by Kyle Seager after Vogelbach hit a two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Photo Gallery SEATTLE — Daniel Vogelbach provided a preview of what was to come Monday when he launched a batting practice home run into the upper deck in right field at T-Mobile Park.Batting practice is one thing. Doing it in a game is a rare accomplishment at the 20-year-old stadium.“He did it in BP, third deck, and then followed it up in the game,” Mariners teammate Mallex Smith said. “He’s not a 5 o’clock hitter.”Vogelbach’s mammoth two-run homer in the seventh inning was the highlight of a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers that snapped Seattle’s six-game losing streak. By TIM BOOTH, Associated Press Seattle pitchers Hunter Strickland (lat) and Felix Hernandez (shoulder) could be throwing off a mound by the end of the week, or early next week. Both have been tossing from beyond 100 feet in recent days, Servais said. Strickland has been out since March 30, and Hernandez has been sidelined since May 12.UP NEXTRangers RHP Adrian Sampson (2-3) was listed as the starter for Tuesday, although the Rangers plan to use Jesse Chavez (0-1) as an opener. Sampson has followed an opener in each of his past two outings.Mariners LHP Marco Gonzales (5-4) hasn’t won since April 25 and is 0-4 with a 4.56 ERA in his last five starts.center_img Share: Mariners snap 6-game skid with 6-2 win over Rangers Milone gives Seattle strong pitching performance 4 Photos “For the ball to go over the top of the foul pole like that, that’s some kind of special power,” Seattle manager Scott Servais said.Seager, activated off the 60-day injured list last weekend, blooped a single to score Smith in the third when Seattle scored a pair. Smith came through an inning later with a sharp single to score J.P. Crawford.Milone (1-1) pitched into the sixth. Logan Forsythe missed a home run by inches and settled for an RBI double in the fourth, and Ronald Guzmán homered on a 1-2 pitch in the fifth. Those were the only costly mistakes by Milone, who allowed four hits and struck out seven.Rangers manager Chris Woodward said he thought an early start time and shadows on the field were a factor. “I think more so for him (Milone) because he is an off-speed guy. He changes speeds, he moves the ball around. Our hitters had a tough time seeing that changeup,” Woodward said.Texas starter Lance Lynn (6-4) struck out 10 and yielded three earned runs in six innings.“I gave up three runs and we lost, so it doesn’t matter how many strikeouts,” Lynn said.SPEED RACERSmith stole home in the eighth when Kyle Bird tried to pick off Mitch Haniger at first base. Smith stole second and third earlier in the inning and had a stolen base in the third. The four steals were a career high and matched a club record. Follow The Columbian on Instagram GO By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.last_img read more

It’s a new Leaf for former WSU quarterback

first_imgIt’s a new Leaf for former WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf uses his story to help other former NFL players 2 Photos Follow Share: By ROB MAADDI, Associated Press GO Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read.Now the once-star college quarterback who is widely considered the biggest bust in league history is helping former players adapt to retirement and hopefully cope far better than he did.Leaf’s personal life spiraled out of control after his pro career ended and his addiction to painkillers led him to spend 32 months in prison after an arrest in 2012. His dramatic turnaround began with a challenge from his prison cellmate who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq.“He got on me one day about how I didn’t understand the value that I had, not only to the men in there but for when I got out and he confronted me on it,” Leaf told The Associated Press. “He suggested we go down to the prison library and help prisoners who didn’t know how to read. Many times somebody tried to help me be constructive and I just pushed them away. I don’t know why in this moment I chose to go. It was begrudgingly. I still envision myself walking down the hallway complaining about it.” But Leaf, wearing his red prison jumpsuit, went anyway. He had no idea helping other men would benefit him.“Watching men in a place where you’re not supposed to show vulnerability be vulnerable and ask for help because they couldn’t read, I was blown away by it and it affected me,” he said. “I realized I was being of service to another human being for the first time in my life and I knew that was going to have to be the foundation of who I was when I got out or nothing was going to change.”So when league executive Tracy Perlman reached out to Leaf this spring with an offer to become an NFL Legends Community coordinator, his career came full circle.“The NFL Legends Community is the epitome of service,” Leaf said. “This isn’t about promoting you anymore. It’s about promoting something bigger than you. And that’s exactly what that young veteran and prison afforded me when I needed it most.” Published: August 1, 2019, 8:34pm Follow The Columbian on Instagramcenter_img Receive latest stories and local news in your email: “I was an ego maniac with a self-esteem problem and that’s what most addicts are like,” Leaf said. “I was a drug addict long before I ever took a drug. I think it was just exacerbated by the fame and the fortune of it all. I was so scared of everybody that I worked so hard to try to be better than everybody else. It didn’t work out. And it’s a humbling thing when you finally have an understanding of who you are.”Leaf got a chance to do something long overdue on Oct. 1, 2017. He had a face-to-face conversation with Chargers owner Alex Spanos. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell invited him to sit in a suite and watch the Chargers play in their third home game after moving from San Diego to Los Angeles.“I was super anxious,” Leaf said. “I was in a suite, so I wasn’t around hecklers who yell out: ‘Loser or bust.’ Donnie Edwards was there guiding me through it and then unknown to me — and I don’t know if this was planned but — Mr. Spanos walked in to say hi to Mr. Goodell. I think he was pretty taken aback when he saw me and I didn’t know I would ever be afforded the opportunity to make amends to Mr. Spanos for my part in my time in San Diego. The opportunity presented itself and I did exactly that. I made my amends to him.“I remember I looked over at Mr. Goodell after I was done and he was just really pleased with how I handled it. You always want to feel part of something and when you’re part of the Legends Community, you feel a part of something. I do believe that relationship (with Spanos) will again come around.” Troy Vincent, the league’s executive vice president of football operations and a five-time Pro Bowl cornerback from 1999-2003, and Perlman were instrumental in launching the NFL Legends Community in 2013. It helps former players stay connected with their teams and offers assistance in a variety of ways — from making sure they get health checks to life after football.Leaf’s first exposure to the Legends came during the week leading up to the 2016 Super Bowl in San Francisco. Each year at the Super Bowl, the group hosts several events and welcomes former players to learn about the programs.“I didn’t consider myself a legend. I felt like a failure,” Leaf said. “So I was a little hesitant, but I went. I walked into the lounge with my wife and immediately I saw three of my former teammates. I saw Donnie Edwards and Chad Pennington, who were both Legends coordinators, and they came right up to me and put their arms around me and made it very clear that I was part of that group.”Leaf was later invited to speak to quarterbacks at the 2017 NFL combine. His group included Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky, Nathan Peterman and Davis Webb. Ryan Leaf, center, sits in a Cascade County courtroom in Great Falls, Mont., in 2012. Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded him to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read. Larry Beckner/The Great Falls Tribune Photo Gallery Share: “When I left, I thought: ‘Wow, this is really great. I hope I get more of an opportunity to work with the Legends,’” he said. “Sure enough, this spring I got an email from Tracy (about) a coordinator position. What an honor, what a grateful blessing that turned out to be because now essentially what I was doing in the recovery world, helping others, I now get to do it at the level that I played. The NFL is really trying to step up by putting this program in place, and I’m really happy to be a part of it.”Perlman praised Leaf for being “transparent” and willing to talk about his mistakes.“He is a really good person and everything he went through made him who he is now and he came out on the other side,” said Perlman, the NFL’s senior vice president of football communications and marketing. “He really wants to help other people and the Legends Community was built specifically to serve players. He’s there to help you. If telling his story helps or if just talking to you on the phone for five minutes, he’s willing to do it.”Leaf finished third in Heisman Trophy voting in 1997 and led Washington State to the Rose Bowl. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers after Peyton Manning went No. 1 to the Indianapolis Colts in 1998, but he was only 4-14 as a starter in three seasons. He was 0-3 with the Dallas Cowboys in 2001 and finished his four-year career with 14 touchdown passes and 36 interceptions.His arrest in 2012 for breaking into a home in Montana to steal prescription drugs and violating his Texas probation led to prison. By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. In July, Leaf was hired by ESPN to be a football analyst. He’ll pair with play-by-play announcer Clay Matvick and mostly call games on ESPN2 and ESPNU. Leaf worked for the Pac-12 Network last season and has been co-hosting a show on SiriusXM’s Pac-12 channel.last_img read more

19th Slam for Nadal with his 4th US Open title

first_img NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open final.What had all the makings of a casual crowning morphed into a grueling contest thanks to Nadal’s opponent, Daniil Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing in his first major title match. Down by two sets and a break, Medvedev shifted styles, upped his level against a rattled Nadal — and even received an unexpected boost from the Arthur Ashe Stadium spectators.Truly tested for the only time in the tournament, the No. 2-seeded Nadal managed to stop Medvedev’s surge Sunday and hold off his historic comeback bid, pulling out a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 victory in 4 hours, 50 minutes of highlight-worthy action and Broadway-worthy drama to collect his fourth championship at Flushing Meadows.“One of the most emotional nights of my tennis career,” said Nadal, who covered his face with his hands while crying when arena video boards showed clips from each of his Slam triumphs. Follow The Columbian on Instagram Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, to win the men’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Photo Gallery By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. It also, Nadal said, made “this day unforgettable, part of my history.”When the 6-foot-6 Medvedev sensed the loss approaching, he turned into a trickier foe, playing less defensively and more aggressively. He alternated serve-and-volley rushes with a penchant for out-hitting Nadal at the baseline. For a stretch, it felt as if Medvedev simply could not miss, and he finished with a 75-62 edge in winners.That’s the sort of ball-striking Medvedev displayed while going 20-2 during the North American hard-court circuit until Sunday, reaching four finals in a row. But he also switched tactics, winning 22 of 29 serve-and-volley points.“The way that he was able to fight, to change the rhythm of the match, was just incredible,” Nadal said.The Flushing Meadows fans that jeered Medvedev in Week 1 because of his on-court behavior — he trolled his detractors by sarcastically thanking them and telling him their vitriol was why he won — were pulling for him. GO But the 23-year-old from Russia did not go gently into the night. He broke right back to 3-all, then again to claim that set and yet again to end the fourth.“The nerves were so high,” Nadal said. “A crazy match.”Not since 1949 has anyone won a U.S. Open final after trailing by two sets to none. Never before had Medvedev won a five-set match. Only once before had Nadal lost a Grand Slam match after taking the opening two sets.And yet the tension was real.At the very end — or what appeared to be the very end — Nadal couldn’t close it out. After breaking to lead 3-2 in the fifth, in a game Medvedev led 40-love before flubbing an easy forehand, Nadal broke again and served for the championship at 5-2.The way this back-and-forth tale was spun, though, it probably was inevitable that Medvedev would break there. And so he did, because Nadal double-faulted on break point after he was docked a serve for his third time violation of the evening, which elicited loud boos from folks in the stands. “The last three hours of the match have been very, very intense, no?” Nadal said. “Very tough mentally and physically, too.”Now at 19 majors — a total Medvedev called “outrageous” — Nadal is merely one away from rival Roger Federer’s record for men.But this one did not come easily. Not at all.Sure seemed it might, with Nadal ahead by two sets and a break in the third at 3-2, playing like “a beast out there,” as the No. 5-seeded Medvedev put it.At that moment, Medvedev would joke afterward, this is where his thoughts were: “OK, in 20 minutes I have to give a speech. What do I say?” 19th Slam for Nadal with his 4th US Open title Spaniard outlasts Medvedev in five-set final 3 Photos Or, as he noted during the trophy ceremony, pulling for more bang for the bucks they spent on tickets.They certainly got that.“I’ll definitely remember it,” Medvedev said, “even when I’m, like, 70 years old.” Add the Spaniard’s haul in New York to his 12 titles at the French Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the Australian Open, and the 20-19 gap between Federer and Nadal is the closest it’s been in 15 years. Federer led 1-0 after his breakthrough triumph at the All England Club in 2003, and he had four by the time Nadal got his first at Roland Garros in 2005.Federer, who lost in the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, is 38, while Nadal is 33 — making him the oldest male champion at Flushing Meadows since 1970. He’s also the first man to win five majors after turning 30.Nadal says he wants to finish his career at No. 1 in the Grand Slam standings — ahead of Federer and Novak Djokovic, looming in third place currently with 16 — but also insists he won’t base his happiness on how it all shakes out in the end.This particular match ended the way he wanted it to. The journey just took more detours than anyone could have anticipated. Follow By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer Published: September 8, 2019, 7:14pm In the next game, Nadal held a pair of match points, but Medvedev, of course, avoided defeat yet another time, erasing one of those with a backhand winner, the other with a service winner, earning a standing ovation.With Nadal’s backers screaming, “Close it out!” at the ensuing changeover, he once more stepped to the baseline to try to serve it out, this time at 5-4. Naturally, he was forced to deal with another heart-in-throat break point, but came up with a stinging forehand that drew a long forehand from Medvedev.Two points later, it was over, and the indefatigable Nadal was splayed on his back on the court, as he’s been so often at the conclusion of energy-sapping, will-challenging, high-stakes matches.“What he went through during the match and still being able to survive and finish the match that way, it’s out of this world,” said one of Nadal’s coaches, Carlos Moya. “You have to be, mentally, a genius. He’s still there, still fighting and turning things around when things look really bad. He was able to do that today.” Share: Share: Receive latest stories and local news in your email:last_img read more

Vivo Resorts & Residences Offers Families a True Taste of Mexico

first_imgOaxaca, Mexico, May 9, 2018 – Vivo Resorts & Residences, a luxury oceanfront Resort and Real Estate development located along Oaxaca’s Emerald Coast, sets the standard for immersive family vacations. The hospitality development, created by two-time Olympian Cary Mullen with his parents’ retirement in mind, has become an oasis for family members of all ages who want to experience Mexico beyond its commonplace tourism offerings. Located in Puerto Escondido, a friendly surfing community unspoiled by large-scale tourism, Vivo Resorts offers families the opportunity to fully experience Oaxaca’s unique culture and rich natural wonders. From a Kid’s Club partly designed by Mullen’s own children, to Spanish lessons, cooking lessons, coffee plantation tours, surfing, paddle boarding and snorkeling, families can learn new skills and enjoy a vacation beyond sunbathing. “I wanted to create an experience that actually made people feel better after it was done. Travelers sometimes go through the motions of leisure vacations where they eat and drink too much, lounge too much and feel sluggish upon returning home. Vivo was crafted with the goal of shifting that perception. Here, guests feel rejuvenated after their time with us. A combination of organic, mindful food, wellness treatments, an array of interactive activities including Beach Volleyball, Yoga and Aqua Aerobics, a Meditation Zone at our Spa and volunteering opportunities like the “Donate a Day” program set the tone for a truly enriching vacation,” said President  Founder, Cary Mullen. The resort also boasts an infinity swimming pool with a swim-up bar, a family activity pool with a water slide, a fully equipped ocean-view fitness facility with a separate yoga/fitness class studio and spacious suites ranging from studios to four-bedroom accommodations to welcome all families, small and large. All suites are equipped with a full kitchen, washer and dryer and drinkable water and complement the true ocean front vistas with crafts from local Oaxacan artisans. A new beachfront infinity pool with swim-up bar and snack bar is set to open during the summer 2018.  About Vivo Resorts:Vivo Resorts & Residences is a $200 million dollar, 75-acre gated beach front community of luxury condominiums and private homes situated within 10 minutes of downtown Puerto Escondido, one of Mexico’s top surf spots.  At full build out, the master planned community will feature 115 private home sites and up to 600 condominiums.  Founded by two-time Olympian downhill skier, World Cup champion and visionary Developer Cary Mullen, Puerto Escondido was chosen from over 30 different destinations for its long strength of unspoiled beaches, year-round warm weather and world-class recreational activities. For more information on real estate opportunities or hotel reservations at Vivo Resorts visit www.vivoresorts.com.last_img read more

Emerald Waterways Launches Egypt & Nile River Cruise and Tour Collection

first_imgGuests Booking by August 31 Receive Choice of Free Round Trip Air from US  or $2,000 Discount Per Couple  Boston, MA (May, 2018) – As the river cruise industry continues to grow, so does the catalog of global bucket list destinations reachable by river ship. Emerald Waterways is pleased to announce its first foray into the African continent with two new Egypt cruise and tour itineraries. With seven departures planned for 2019 and eight for 2020, the river cruise line is offering two tour options: a 10-day Egypt & the Nile River Cruise Tour featuring five days on the exclusively chartered MS Hameesand four nights in Cairo, and a more in-depth, 15-day Egypt & The Nile River Cruise Tour that includes a journey to Jordan, featuring stays in Amman, Petra and the Dead Sea Beginning in February 2019, Emerald Waterways will offer two itinerary options for exploring this mysterious and sacred part of the world. The 10-day Cairo and Ancient Egypt River Cruise begins with three nights in bustling Cairo, where guests will visit the pyramids, see the remains of Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Egyptian Museum and enjoy a home-hosted dinner and cooking demonstration with a local family. From there, a quick flight to Luxor allows for a visit to the West Bank of the Nile and the well-preserved, colorful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings as well as the Monument of Queen Hatshepsut and statues of the Colossi before embarking on the MS Hamees for a five-day cruise southbound on the mighty Nile. While sailing, guests can opt to join daily excursions to see famous sites like the Hathor Temple and Luxor Temple in Dendera; the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most completely preserved complex in Egypt; and the Osiris Temple Complex of Philae. After disembarking, guests will fly to Abu Simbel to visit the World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari before returning to Aswan for an overnight stay. The epic journey concludes with a trip to a Nubian village in Aswan before returning to Cairo for a final evening in Egypt. Itineraries start at $3,895 per person, based on double occupancy. Guests looking for a more encompassing journey can opt for the 15-night Cairo to Amman Tour & Ancient Egypt River Cruise, which adds an additional five days in Jordan to the 10-day itinerary above. Instead of heading home from Cairo, guests fly to the Jordanian capital city of Amman for a two- night stay. This modern city boasting many ancient ruins allows guests to visit the historic Citadel with the pillars of the Roman Temple of Hercules, meet with local students and enjoy Jordanian delicacies at a home-hosted dinner. Next up is Petra for a two-night stay with an en-route stop at Mount Nebo, the burial site of John the Baptist. In Petra, a city tour unveils the impressive legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The city’s impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing and iconic Treasury. The final day of the journey offers the options to take part in a Jeep adventure in Wadi Rum before heading north to the lowest point on earth – the Dead Sea for a farewell dinner and overnight stay. Itineraries start at $6,195 per person, double Guests booking an Egypt journey with Emerald Waterways will cruise aboard the newly refurbished, 142-passenger MS Hamees by Mövenpick, a comfortable and contemporary ship featuring modern and spacious cabins that provide panoramic views of the Nile, as well as either twin or queen-sized bed, private bathroom with bath, hair dryer and LCD TV. The main restaurant offers international and local selections on the buffet at breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the elegantly appointed lounge bar is perfect for enjoying afternoon tea, cocktails and evening entertainment. The sun deck is an ideal spot for taking in the views while relaxing with fellow guests. The ship also enjoys a swimming pool on deck to provide a refreshing dip on hot days, and a private dock in Luxor, located in the Al Bughdadi District, conveniently close to the airport. To entice guests considering a vacation to this intriguing part of the world, Emerald Waterways is offering a choice of complimentary, round trip airfare to Egypt or $2,000 savings per couple off the cost of the cruise. Booking must be made by August 31, 2018 to receive this promotion Emerald Waterways’ European river cruises offer contemporary, deluxe ships, outstanding service and an incredibly inclusive pricing plan. Cruise fares include all transfers; all port charges; all onboard (and some on-shore) meals; unlimited specialty tea and coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; bottled water in the cabins replenished daily; continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in the top suites; complimentary Wi-Fi onboard the ship; most shore excursions as well as all onboard and excursion gratuities. Part of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Waterways’ seven Star-Ships offer river sailings in Europe and exclusive charters on the RV Mekong Navigator and Irrawaddy Explorer in South East Asia; the MS Rossia along the Volga River in Russia; the Adriatic Princess II yacht in Croatia; and the MS Hamees on the Nile. Scenic’s 15 Space-Ships offer truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in many of the same destinations. . In 2018, Scenic is introducing the world’s first Discovery Yachts, Scenic Eclipse, which will launch in August and take 228 guests on polar adventures as well as the Mediterranean, Caribbean, the Americas and Europe; and a sister ship to launch in 2020.Additional information can be found by contacting your local travel agent; on Emerald Waterways’ website, www.emeraldwaterways.com; or by calling the US consumer/travel agent reservations line (855-222-3214). Brochure orders may be placed on the website, or a digital downloadable version is available.last_img read more

Crystal Cruises Again Named ‘Best Luxury Cruise Line’ By Travel Weekly Readers

first_imgMIAMI, December 17, 2018 – For the fourth consecutive year, the savvy readers of Travel Weekly have named Crystal Cruises the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” in the publication’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. During an awards gala Thursday night in New York City, accolades were presented to the most celebrated travel companies in 78 categories including airlines, cruise lines, destinations, hotels, and resorts. Every category of the awards was voted on by Travel Weekly readers – thousands of travel professionals dedicated to knowing and offering the best travel experiences to their worldwide clientele. “Travel Weekly readers represent some of the industry’s most knowledgeable travel experts who are invaluable resources to their discerning clients around the world. We want to thank them for this award and entrusting their clients to us,” said Carmen Roig, Crystal’s senior vice president of marketing and sales.  “To again earn their acclaim in the luxury category is humbling as well as immensely rewarding to the thousands of Crystal employees and crew around the world.” Crystal Cruises’ ocean-going global experiences continue to represent the heart of the long-celebrated travel innovator’s brand. The company has reaffirmed its investment in its two ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, as the two have both emerged from the most extensive dry dock redesigns in their respective histories within the past year. Throughout Crystal’s expansion to the rivers of Europe and the elite yachting harbors of the West Indies, Seychelles and Adriatic, the company has remained steadfast in its commitment to a flawless, seamless guest experience highlighted by personalized touches throughout. “It is our ultimate goal to deliver the very best global travel experiences our guests can imagine, and then some,” Roig added. “We will continue to focus on offering travelers extraordinarily unforgettable moments aboard our ships and ashore, as the heart of the Crystal Experience is and will always be the personal connection guests feel the moment they step aboard a Crystal ship.” Crystal also continues to celebrate its enduring relationship with the travel advisor community, offering travel pros a bevy of tools at their disposal to equip them to sell Crystal and grow their luxury business. Along with the day-to-day support of Crystal’s Strategic Business Development Managers across the country, travel advisors can also utilize Crystal’s Partner Resource Center and Travel Agent University, which are filled with resources including videos and webinars; sales and marketing kits; CruiseBuilder 2.0 and training modules as well as familiarization trips to keep up to date on the World of Crystal. “We are incredibly grateful for the close relationships we enjoy with travel advisors and we are happy to do all that we can to ensure our continued success,” Roig said.  About Crystal The world-renowned Crystal Experience – featuring global journeys with Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Luxury Air – continues to be the distinctive choice of the world’s most discerning travelers. Crystal has been recognized with top honors in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for a record 25 years; voted “World’s Best” by the readers of Travel + Leisure for 20 years; and won the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for four years (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018).  Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of the advisors of ASTA. For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel advisor, call 888.799.2437, or visitwww.crystalcruises.com. Join the hundreds of thousands who subscribe to the Crystal Insider blog, follow Crystal Cruises’ Facebook page and @crystalcruises on Twitter and Instagram, and engage in the conversation with #crystalcruises.last_img read more

Ford Revives the HarleyDavidson F150 for 2019

first_imgThere’s a stainless steel exhaust with Harley-Davidson branding, a set of new fender flares, a new hood with ram-air intake, new front and rear bumper inserts, Harley-Davidson badging throughout, new door trim, and a host of smaller applications across the F-150s exterior. There will also be a ton of little details that reside inside the truck’s cabin.According to Tuscany Motor Co., the plan is to build over 1,000 Harley-Davidson F-150s, all with a starting price of $84,995 and will be sold in select dealerships around the United States. The Harley-Davidson F-150s will come standard with the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V-8 but can be selected with the more powerful twin-turbocharged V-6 EcoBoost engine as well. What isn’t known is what Harley-Davidson gets out of the deal, as we haven’t seen anything Ford-branded from Harley-Davidson. And with the motorcycle brand very nearly on the brink of collapse, we’d have to imagine that Harley-Davidson was paid a pretty penny for licensing its brand. harleytruck.com harleytruck.com harleytruck.com harleytruck.com Learn Guitar (and Don’t Give Up) With the Fender Play App The Opus OP15′ Is a Tricked-Out, Off-Road-Ready Travel Trailer harleytruck.com harleytruck.com 1 of 8 Ride Out the Apocalypse With the 1,000-Horsepower Rezvani Tank X SUV harleytruck.com Next The partnership with Harley-Davidson began in 2000 and has been quite fruitful with over 70,000 Harley-Davidson branded F-150s sold since its debut. While previous Harley-Davidson F-150s were developed in-house by Ford in conjunction with the motorcycle maker, the latest edition was developed by Tuscany Motor Co., which is a subsidiary of FOX, the company that produces the Raptor’s suspension components.Though previous iterations were really nothing more than body kits and branding exercises, the new Harley-Davidson F-150 packs a host of features that go beyond the aesthetics. According to Ford and Tuscany Motor Co., the Harley-Davidson F-150 features a lift thanks to some FOX-sourced suspension components, new aluminum wheels made to resemble Harley-Davidson’s Fat Boy wheels, LED lightbars, and 35-inch all-terrain tires. However, given the success of previous iterations, Ford and Tuscany didn’t skimp on the exterior details. There have been times in Ford’s past where the Blue Oval partners with outside brands to rev up the automaker’s lineup. However, none have been as fruitful as Ford’s partnership with Harley-Davidson and the livening up of Ford’s sales king, the F-150. Though the release was without the typical fanfare as per Ford’s known for, the 2019 Harley-Davidson F-150 will be an absolute boon to Ford’s already stellar F-150 track record. Previous harleytruck.com harleytruck.com The Mission Workshop Khyte Sets a New Standard for Messenger Bags Editors’ Recommendations Everlane Wants You to Have a Daily Uniform to Make Dressing Easier last_img read more

Urban Loft Meets New England Farm in Bens Barn in Maine

first_img How Full Harvest and Misfits Market Are Saving Ugly Produce Designed by architectural firm Caleb Johnson Studio, Ben’s Barn is a shining example of classic New England simplicity on the outside and stunning farmhouse industrial style on the inside. Utilizing the two-story gabled form, Ben’s Barn consists of two sections joined by a central glass atrium. The architectural shape was inspired by the antique farmhouse and barn that had been located on another part of the property. The interior design took shape thanks to mid-century modern and urban industrial influences. The use of materials also helped to carry the theme of building a bond between past and present. Maine cedar planks clad the exterior and are protected by a sustainable steel roof. Inside, materials salvaged from the site’s original farmhouse and barn were used for interior wood cladding, doors, and the exposed timber ceiling structure. Cabinetry and fixtures taken from a mid-century modern teardown in Massachusetts were repurposed throughout, adding a timeless yet trendy style to the space. Even the granite foundation from the original farmhouse was repurposed. The massive blocks became landscaping, seating, and steps around the new home. How to Cultivate Mid-Century Modern Style in Your Own Home The Nomadic Beer Maestros of Evil Twin Brewing Find a Permanent Home in Queens Editors’ Recommendations Previous Inside, Ben’s Barn was carefully styled to form an eclectic blend of traditional farmhouse, mid-century modern, and urban industrial. To complement the salvaged ceiling beams, the new wooden support beams were left exposed, their light color contrasting against the aged, repurposed wood. The rescued mid-century modern cabinetry was used to make a library space on the second floor, accessed via a bridge with steel and wire guardrails. An industrial style concrete floor was used throughout the first level while lighting fixtures look like they were pulled straight from a warehouse. Throughout the inside of the home the furnishings are a blend of mid-century modern and urban industrial, while outside, classic Adirondack chairs circle a fire pit. While disparate, the three styles are equally represented in every corner of the home and are connected through the use of natural wood and a warm gray color palette. It all comes together to create a unique family home that is at once trendy and timeless.For more industrial grit (with a splash of bourbon) check out the Lost Whiskey Concrete Cabin.center_img For Sale: A Treehouse in the Suburbs Designed by John Lautner Next 1 of 2 Your New Favorite Pair of Go-to Leather Shoes Just Got More Affordable Few other places in the country have an architectural history like New England. Dating back to the Pilgrims, New England defined New World architecture for much of the 17th and 18th centuries. Take a drive down any country road, and you’re bound to come upon a historic home with a little green placard — a literal sign highlighting the important architecture of the area.While the rest of the country moved forward in the architectural sense, New England seemed happy to be stuck in its ways, continuing the simple Colonial style homes right through to today, but with a contemporary twist. While true Colonials featured small, closed off rooms, today’s homes are bright, open spaces with all of the latest styles and trends — a perfect blend of old meets new. And that’s just what you’ll find at Ben’s Barn in Kennebunk, Maine.last_img read more

Light Wash Jeans Are Back Here Are the Best Pairs for Spring

first_img $128 from Madewell Mott and Bow Slim Laight DenimThere are certain pairs of jeans that were made to be worn during the spring and summer – pairs like the Mott and Bow Laight Denim, made with a hint of stretch and featuring a seasonally on-trend light wash. Go Slim or Straight for ease of movement and sharp style. We’d pair them with a navy blazer, a light tee, and suede chukkas for a high-low office look. Everlane Slim Fit Jean Worn-in IndigoThere’s no question that in the right hands, Japanese cotton denim (like the kind used to make these essential Everlane slim jeans) is a work of art. And the Slim Fit Jean in Worn-in Indigo from one of our favorite sustainable style brands drives home that point. Wear these with one of the brand’s soft cotton tees and a classic field jacket for that casual cool spring vibe. Madewell Men’s Fall Collection Has All Your New Favorites There’s one kind of denim we turn toward more than any other through the spring and summer months when the days grow longer and sunnier and the nights shorter and that type of denim is the simple pair of light wash jeans. Light wash denim is a refreshing change of pace from the dark and somber selvage denim of fall and winter. To head into spring with a more season-appropriateness, try one of these best pairs of light was jeans available today. The right pair of light wash jeans can be dressed up or down. Try ‘em with a navy blazer and a white Oxford shirt to start or go super casual and match with a lightweight crewneck sweatshirt and a pair of brightly colored sneaks. And y’know what? It gets better. Not only do these five pairs of light wash denim look great, but they’re all reasonably priced and exceptionally well-made. Five Pairs of Light Wash Jeans to Say Hello to Spring Raleigh Denim Graham DenimWearing a pair of light wash denim doesn’t mean you have to venture into full-on “dad jeans” territory. Take the Raleigh Denim Graham pair for example. With a slim-straight fit and a pleasing wash, it’ll look like you’ve had them for years. And that’s just what you want.   Not digging the light wash? Check out all the best denim brands for some other options that meet your denim desires. $68 from Everlane How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall $118 from Mott & Bow The New Alex Mill Collection Is Packed With Your Fall Style Essentials $75 from Scotch & Soda Editors’ Recommendations Scotch & Soda Ralston Lucky Blauw Regular Slim FitScotch & Soda has long pioneered the art of richly crafted indigo denim and menswear staples and the Scotch & Soda Ralston Denim are no exception. An expertly faded pair of jeans, these babies are an easy way to lighten up spring and summer style staples (think a white slub tee and tan leather sneakers). $112 from Huckberry A Guide to Raw Denim Jean Selection and Care Madewell Men’s Slim Jeans in Danforth WashSince debuting last fall, the Madewell Men’s line has been a breath of fresh air in terms of delivering casual, classic basics that can go anywhere. Take the high-quality Slim Jeans in Danforth Wash: The slim fit is tailored but not overly tight, and they’ve got the potential to be worn plenty of different ways during the warmer months. The Best Black Jeans to Have You Stepping Out in Stylelast_img read more

Former HarleyDavidson Bigwig Returns with New Electric Motorcycle Company

first_img Behold the World’s Most Adventure-Ready Electric Motorcycle Fuell Next What Kind of Motorcycle Should I Get? A Comprehensive Guide to Motorcycle Types FuellErik Buell’s name was once a staple in the motorcycle world. His racing pedigree and penchant for building rad V-Twin-powered sportbikes made him known the world over. However, in the last decade, his name has been all but stricken from the public’s collective consciousness. Partially due to Harley-Davidson’s fall from grace and profitability, and partly because of some ill-timed ventures, Buell’s been out of the motorcycle game for some time. Now, he’d like to make a comeback with an all-electric motorcycle company called Fuell. Get it?Buell is making this phoenix-like rise from the ashes based on two forthcoming electric motorcycles developed in-house by himself, mobility expert Francois-Xavier Terny, and Fred Vasseur, who is currently the team principal of the Sauber Alfa Romeo F1 team. The two motorcycles are actually classified as mobility solutions, but one looks to be a street-going motorcycle to compete against bikes like Zeros and Harley-Davidson’s forthcoming LiveWire, while the second is tailored to the urban riding public. Let’s start with the second. Called the Fluid, the mountain bike-esque electric cycle features a 980wH battery pack capable of giving it a range of about 125 miles per charge. Torque is capped at about 77 lb-ft which will give the vehicle a healthy dose of oomph when you twist the electric throttle. Pricing is said to come in at around $3,295, which isn’t out of line with other electric motorcycles having similar specs. But given the racing history and technical know-how of both Vasseur and Buell, the electric motorcycle may be the more interesting proposition. Fuell Fuell Fuell Fuell Fuell Fuell Next 1 of 7 1 of 6center_img Fuell Fuell Dubbed the Flow, the electric motorcycle looks to have similar attributes as a modern upright cruiser, though with a style that’s definitely future-forward. Centered around either a 10kW or 35kW battery pack, the Flow has a theoretical range of 125 miles per charge, similar to the Fluid, but it can use a fast charger for a full range return in just 30 minutes. According to the company’s website, the Flow will set customers back around $10,995, which again, isn’t unreasonable. In fact, compared to its Harley-Davidson counterpart which is priced at $30,000 and doesn’t offer much more in terms of range or usability, Fuell’s Flow is a bargain.Full technical specs haven’t been released yet, but according to the company, those details should be dropping soon. What we do know is that Fuell is aiming at a release for the Fluid by the end of this year, while the road-going Flow aimed at delivery for early 2021. If the motorcycle is as good as Buell’s previous offerings, we’re in for an electric revolution. We can’t wait. Previous Previous Fuell Editors’ Recommendations Slopestyle Mountain Bike Champion Emil Johansson Talks Tricks, Staying Fit, and More Fuell Fuell Fuell The Best Wireless Charging Pads and Stands, No Strings Attached A Breakdown of All the Major Types of Car Racinglast_img read more

The New Sperry BIONIC Collection Is Partly Made from Recycled Plastic Trash

first_img 14 Scandinavian Clothing Brands You Need to Know $70 from Sperry Sprint Through Airport Security With These TSA-Approved Men’s Grooming Kits $70 from Sperry Sperry Mens’ Captain’s Slip On BIONIC Sneaker Sperry Men’s Captain’s CVO BIONIC Sneaker Even the packaging of the BIONIC collection is eco-friendly by design. Shoe boxes are made from post-consumer recycled material, are printed with water or soy-based inks, and have no added adhesives.Sperry’s hope with this new collection is to motivate its worldwide following to help reduce the eight million tons of plastic that enters the world’s oceans each year. In the words of CMO Kate Minner, “We are a brand born of the sea. It is our duty to get involved and protect the waterways that stretch across the globe and connect us all.”Sperry’s BIONIC Collection ranges in price from $70 to $100 and will be available this month from Nordstrom, Macy’s, Zappos, as well as the Sperry website.For a look at other brands doing their part to make a difference, check out seven eco-friendly companies cleaning up the world’s oceans. $100 from Sperry 9 Socially Conscious Sweaters for Cozying Up in Comfort This Fall Editors’ Recommendations Patagonia Goes 100% Sustainable with New Line Called Shell, Yeah! Native Shoes Jefferson Bloom Turns Algae Into Sustainable, Stylish Footwear March 22 is World Water Day, a holiday designated by the United Nations to spotlight the importance of clean freshwater around the world and to support advocacy efforts for sustainable water management. In keeping with this vital issue, heritage brand Sperry is launching a new sustainability platform. The campaign Look Good, Do Good pairs a sustainability education program with classic Sperry styles that are created from sustainable materials.Since the brand is best known for creating the original boat shoe, it’s only fitting that its new collection should draw attention to the preservation of clean water. That’s why the launch kicks off with a collection of men’s, women’s, and kids’ shoes fabricated in partnership with BIONIC Yarn, a material engineering company that creates yarn from plastic waste and trash recovered from marine and coastal environments.The new Sperry BIONIC Collection features Sperry’s most iconic designs — the Classic Boat Shoe, the Captain’s CVO, and the Captain’s Slip-On — all built in part from this innovative and sustainable fabric. Sperry Men’s Authentic Original BIONIC Boat Shoelast_img read more

An Honest Review of the Tuft and Needle Pillow

first_img Wake Up Rested With the Best Down Pillows of 2019 Free shipping and returns Tuft and Needle is mostly known for the comfortable T&N Adaptive Foam it uses in its Mint mattresses. T&N Adaptive Foam was engineered to combine the contouring benefits of memory foam with the bounce and support you’d expect from something springier. The Tuft and Needle pillow was made from this same material, but with an adjusted density and firmness.When it comes to buying a pillow to improve your sleep, you can never be too careful. Everyone sleeps in their own unique way, and if you don’t choose the right pillow for you, you could end up with extra neck pain at an expensive price. So whether you’re a side sleeper, back sleeper, or stomach sleeper, it’s important to do your research before you buy. We got our hands on the Tuft and Needle pillow to help you make an informed decision.First ImpressionsThe pillow arrives neatly curled up inside a box. Upon initially opening up the plastic within, you will notice an initial off-gassing odor, but that quickly fades after a couple of hours or so. The T&N Adaptive Foam is soft and pliable to the touch but quickly bounces back after you squeeze it. When we first looked at it, our initial reaction was that it would work great as a pillow for side sleepers.Comfort: The Tuft and Needle pillow is neither too soft nor too firm, but is somewhere in between. We wouldn’t go so far as to say it’s the Goldilocks of pillows, but it is certainly a nice place to rest your head. Unlike a lot of traditional memory foam pillows, it also seems to be retaining its shape over time, making it ideal for heavy use. Additionally, the cover is made from a soft blend of polyester, Tencel, and elastane.Temperature: Overall, the T&N pillow sleeps quite cool. The unique foam construction on the inside closely resembles memory foam but is actually enhanced with “open cell technology” to provide that cooling pillow effect. Heat-wicking graphite and cooling gel also help regulate the temperature of the pillow throughout the night.Loft: The pillow sits 5 inches off the bed, making it mainly suitable for side sleepers. Since the inner foam is fairly malleable, it also works pretty well for back sleepers. If you tend to sleep on your stomach at all, however, a loft this high could end up causing unwanted neck pain.Price: Coming in at $75 for the standard size and $100 for the king size, it isn’t exactly the most affordable memory foam pillow on the market. It does come with a 100-night trial and a 3-year limited warranty, though, so you won’t be stuck with a really expensive pillow if you end up disliking it.How well does it sleep?Good forBad forSide sleepersStomach sleepersBack sleepersCombination sleepersThose who sleep hot ProsCons Sleeps coolNot adjustable We slept on the Tuft and needle pillow for about a month and, overall, we were pleased with its performance. The T&N Adaptive memory foam proved to be the perfect combination of firm and soft and it retained its shape throughout the span of the review. While the pillow itself worked great for some of us, there were some sleep positions that didn’t exactly mesh well with every type of sleeper. Here’s a quick rundown of its pros and cons:Pros and ConsAfter fully assessing this pillow, it is clear that the pros greatly outweigh the cons. If you’re someone who is looking for a new pillow to improve sleep, reduce neck pain, and offer high-quality comfort and support, the Tuft and Needle pillow is an excellent option. Hypoallergenic Standard and King sizes available The Ultimate Pillow Guide: The 6 Best Pillows for All Sleepers Three-year limited warrantycenter_img 100-night sleep trial How to Choose the Best Organic Mattress for Greener Sleep Editors’ Recommendations Machine washable coverInitial off-gassing odor The Best Latex Pillows for Neck and Back Pain $75 from Amazon Retains shapeHigh price point The Best American Liqueurlast_img read more

First Look at Brand New Emerald Harmony Mekong River Ship

first_imgFirst Ship in Fleet to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics Onboard Boston, MA (September, 2019) – Emerald Waterways’ brand-new Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony, is ready to welcome her first guests as she prepares to set sail on the Mekong River through Cambodia and Vietnam on August 31. To mark the inaugural sailing, the first images of Emerald Harmony’s stylish and contemporary interior have been released and are available for download. In addition to the ground-breaking design that allow this modern ship to cruise all the way into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, the Emerald Harmony will also become the first Star-Ship to remove all single use plastics. Guests will be provided a complementary metal water bottle to refill from water stations on the ship, and reusable glass water bottles will be provided in the cabins. In addition, recyclable bamboo and paper straws will be used in the Reflections Restaurant and Horizon Bar & Lounge and cabin toiletry miniatures will be replaced with refillable dispensers, making the Harmony the “greenest” ship in the fleet. Emerald Waterways has announced they are planning to make all their Star-Ships single-use plastic free by the end of 2020. Guests looking to cruise on this innovative new ship can choose from a variety of itineraries. A selection of 13-, 17- and 21-day cruise and land tours combine an 8-day sailing between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with overnights in Hanoi, Halong Bay and Hoi An, Vietnam at beginning or end of the cruise. An eight-day sailing only option is a good introductory option for those looking to whet their appetities for a Mekong journey. Daily excursions for all itineraries are aimed at revealing the local culture and history. Emerald Waterways is celebrating the launch with a special offer of a free extension to Sapa or Luang Prabang on all itineraries, or two flights for the price of one combined with free extensions on 17-21 night itineraries. Offer valid on any new Mekong sailings booked by October 31, 2019. The Harmony is the second ship from parent company Scenic Group to launch this August. The world’s first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse, made her maiden voyage earlier this month. Emerald Waterways’ river cruises offer contemporary, deluxe ships, outstanding service and an incredibly inclusive pricing plan. Cruise fares include all transfers; all port charges; all onboard (and some on-shore) meals; unlimited specialty tea and coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; bottled water in the cabins replenished daily; continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in the top suites; complimentary Wi-Fi onboard the ship; most shore excursions as well as all onboard and excursion gratuities. On touring days, hotel accommodations, internal flights, and transfers are also included. Part of Scenic Group, Emerald Waterways’ eight branded Star-Ships offer river sailings in Europe and on the Mekong, as well as the MS Rossia along the Volga River in Russia; the MS Swallow and MS Lastavica yachts in Croatia; and the MS Hamees on the Nile. Additional information can be found by contacting your local travel agent; on Emerald Waterways’ website, www.emeraldwaterways.com; or by calling the consumer/travel agent reservations line at 844-428-8389. Brochure orders may be placed on the website, or a digital downloadable version is available.last_img read more

La Brea Bakerys Jon Davis Teaches Us Baking Basics

first_imgAre you a master baker or do you mess up box brownies? Have you set a cake on fire and want to let us know? If you ever have a question or comment for The Manual podcast folks, give us a shout at podcast@themanual.com — we’re always around! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter so you can join the discussion.Further ReadingHow to Cook with Stale BreadA Professional Chef’s Baking Tips and Tricks for First-TimersThis Smart Oven Bakes, Steams, and Broils Perfect Meals at the Push of a Button Understanding Diets and Dieting with Shawn Wells A Rev-ealing Conversation About IndyCar Racing with Takuma Sato Talking Rum, Cocktails, and Tiki with The Bamboo Room’s Kevin Beary The Manual Spirit Awards 2019: Redux center_img Editors’ Recommendations La BreaWhat 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 — managing editor Nicole Raney, food and drink editor Sam Slaughter, and our host beyond compare, Greg Nibler — sit down with vice president of research and development for La Brea Bakery, Jon Davis, to talk all things baking.You could say this week’s episode is actually named Beards, Booze, and Baking. (Yes, Sam makes that terrible pun in the episode, too.)Not only does Davis have an awesome title, but he has a wealth of experience when it comes to baking. Having been with La Brea since 1991 (the famous bakery launched in 1989), he’s seen it all. Because of that, the gang had a ton of questions. What happens when one doesn’t know anything about baking? Where do you start? What about box mixes? Are they okay? What are his thoughts on cookies?All of these questions and more — like what are the essential items you need to start baking and what are ways to avoid common baking mistakes — will be answered. If you’ve never baked a cookie in your life, this episode is for you. We warn you, though, you’re definitely going to leave hungry. We sure did. Learning About Finger Wrestling, Mountain Cheese, and More Fun from Germany last_img read more

The Bourdain Effect Reflecting on the Late Celebrity Chefs Impact on All

first_imgAnthony Bourdain died just over a year ago and it still stings. The chef, author, personality, former addict, and philosopher of sorts left a gaping hole not only in the culinary world but in the world in general.The guy preached truly exploratory travel. He wanted you to open your mouths and minds anytime you packed a bag or reached for your passport. He wanted you to question stereotypes, whether they involved authentic dishes or geographic destinations.Paulo Fridman/Getty ImagesBourdain’s highlight reel for Parts Unknown alone is a lengthy one. There was the time he visited Iran despite America’s troubled relationship with the country, only to be treated like royalty. Or the time he clanked beers with President Obama, sporting a noticeable twinkle in his eye. He went on any number of  Heart of Darkness-like treks into some jungle backcountry to become a lovable local for a few blurry, stomach-filling days.The great food minds convince you to not just step out of your comfort zone but blow the whole thing up. The late great Jonathan Gold (of LA Times fame) did this, persuading an entire generation of city dwellers not to overlook what’s being cooked in, well, the overlooked places. Strip malls, food carts, corner stores, and flea markets can house some of the most memorable flavors on the planet. Ratings and narrow-minded press be damned, Gold and Bourdain often thought, there’s real quality beyond what gets the buzz. Perhaps best of all, Bourdain was anti-bullshit. And let’s be fair, there’s a fair amount of it in the restaurant business. He demanded better of us than to just slap the overused “authentic” label on our inspired entrees. Bourdain didn’t have patience for imposters because he had the luxury of almost always going straight to the source. We may not all be able to travel as extensively as he did, but we certainly can learn from his countless miles logged (and filmed).Bourdain’s native New Jersey just created an official food trail for the guy. A commemorative book, too, was just released by CNN. I’d like to think the best way to honor him is to do as he did: Get lost, try everything at least once, and carry yourself with the quiet confidence that comes from having an open mind and some semblance of manners. A Quick and Easy Guide to Popular German Wine Varietals Beyond the plated things, Bourdain still resonated. His late-life fame (he’s said many times that he didn’t even have a savings account until his 40s) is inspiring to every American trying to make it amid recession after recession. His coolness and humility under pressure, so often in a supremely foreign land, was a lesson in how to behave while abroad. While so many Yanks abroad were simply shouting louder English or writing off certain customs, Bourdain politely dug into his surroundings. I found it surprising, at first, to learn that there were no drugs or alcohol in Bourdain’s body when they found him. I’ve since realized that it sort of makes sense. Immensely sad as it was, his death was pure and on his own terms. He picked a time to depart and did exactly that. Rest in peace. 7 of the Best Drink References in Music Helpful Wine Terminology So You Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About center_img What is Biodynamic Wine? A Quick and Easy Guide to the Buzzyworthy Trend Editors’ Recommendations A Brief History of Bubble Tea and the Best Flavors to Trylast_img read more

7 Summer Date Ideas that Are More Creative than Just Grabbing Drinks

first_img A Rev-ealing Conversation About IndyCar Racing with Takuma Sato What Wrangler Is Doing to Make Denim More Sustainable 12 Reasons South Dakota Deserves Your Attention Seriously Cool Desk Toys for the Kid in All of Us Editors’ Recommendations How to Use a French Press Coffee Maker Tired of grabbing drinks every time you go out with someone? Then maybe it’s time to shake things up with some slightly more creative date ideas. Ultimately, it’s not so much about doing it big as it is about doing it specific, both to your interests and to those of your partner. Plus, putting in a little more effort is 1,000% guaranteed to make the experience more meaningful for you both.So, without further ado, allow us to share some of our favorite summer date ideas with you. They range from the simple and free to the playful and whimsical, and should provide plenty of fodder for your own romantic adventures.Indoor PicnicSiesta Siesta/Getty ImagesWhile outdoor picnics are cute and super charming, summer heat doesn’t always make them the most practical date option. Thankfully, you can still spin some magic by bringing the party indoors! Roll out a checkered blanket on your living room floor and pack a basket feast full of fresh fruit, finger sandwiches, and some bubbly. Bonus points if you decorate the space with house plants and a playlist of nature sounds.Bookstore AdventureHero Images/Getty ImagesIf you’re a bibliophile, go on a bookstore date! But don’t just shop for a new read, use it as an opportunity to share your love for words with someone you’re maybe sort of starting to love, too. To do this, split up with your partner once you get to the store and hunt for books you think the other would adore. Buy them (or just sit down with them in the store) and then explain why you thought they’d connect with them. Sharing art is incredibly meaningful — and sexy! — so don’t be afraid to get a little vulnerable.Outdoor ConcertKlaus Vedfelt/Getty ImagesSummer is a fantastic time for outdoor concerts, so peruse local newspapers or blogs for concert listings. Most cities and towns have some sort of outdoor festival during the season, which you can usually show up to loaded down with your own food and beverages. And the great thing is that it doesn’t really matter if the music’s any good — getting to sway with a cutie on your lap while some tunes float in the air is its own kind of wonderful.Museum TourMaria Teneva/UnsplashFor those of you museum heads in the bunch, an airy and air-conditioned museum can be a wonderful spot for a summer date. However, instead of just moseying around aimlessly, step things up with a specialized itinerary. If it’s a museum you know and love, create a map zigging and zagging between your favorite exhibits along with explanations for why you love them or are drawn to them. Dates are meant to help you get to know somebody better, so feel free to show off your knowledge and your passions.Minor League GameAmriphoto/Getty ImagesAnother fabulously summer date activity is a minor league baseball game. Sure, the Majors are a little more exciting, but there’s something nice and cozy about heading out to a more local venue. The crowds are smaller (but no less intense!) and the traditions are just a little kookier. If you and your date are a rambunctious duo, this idea could be a real home run (especially if you go on a Thursday, which is Thirsty Thursday just about everywhere).Arcade DayElement5 Digital/UnsplashSure, arcade games may be a little juvenile, but it’s amazing how quickly a round of Skee-Ball can reconnect you to your inner child, especially if it involves some playful flirting. Get a bucket of coins and spend the day exploring your favorite games, then divvy up the raffle tickets and pick stuffed animals for one another. If you’re a naturally competitive guy, this could be a great way to see if your date is down to play.VolunteerDaniel Chekalov/UnsplashActs of service can really bring people together, which is why a volunteer outing could be a great activity for you and your new love interest. There are a plethora of different ways to volunteer during the summer (from outdoor beautification to tutoring and sports programs), so pick one that seems right for y’all and spread a little charity. Maybe not the most outwardly romantic date idea, but one that could teach you a lot about your potential mate.last_img read more

7 Mountain Bike Destinations to Put On Your Bucket List

first_imgClimate and geography are just two factors that play a role in finding that next bucket-list ride. Whether you are seeking a muscle-burning climb, an adrenaline-rushing descent, an obstacle-dodging challenge, or heart-pounding speed, you’ll find it at one of these top mountain biking destinations, all of which will test your skills the moment your tires hit the trail.Oh! And, don’t forget your helmet! And with some of these trails, you’re definitely going to want to wear one.Looking for more bucket list adventures? We’ve got some ideas.Whistler, British Columbia, CanadaDarryl Leniuk/Getty ImagesLocated in the spectacular coastal mountains of British Columbia, Whistler is widely considered to be one of the premier mountain bike locations in the world. Doubling as a skier and snowboarder’s paradise, the three-season Whistler Mountain Bike Park offers over 100 miles of trails ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert. If you prefer to primarily bomb down the mountain, many of the trails are accessible via the same chair lifts that serve the slopes in winter. If you visit, save time to explore, because Whistler is but a blip on the map of stellar opportunities that exist within this stunning Canadian province.The Alps, FranceScott Markewitz/Aurora Photos/Getty ImagesIt’s no wonder that this region is so popular among European mountain bikers. Aside from the scenic vistas, The Alps are easily accessible. The diverse network of trails provides something for everyone; there are even options for those seeking longer trails with cross country loops crossing into Switzerland and back to France. If you prefer to avoid the uphill climbs, utilizing the system of chairlifts at Morzine will allow predominately downhill riding in this alpine environment (the lifts are open mid-June until mid-September). If you prefer the complete, all-mountain package, consider Chamonix.Moab, Utah, United StatesWhit Richardson/Getty ImagesMoab is often recognized as the mountain biking capital of the United States, if not the world. The red rock landscape provides one of the most unique locations on the planet. Riders from all over the world make the pilgrimage to this outdoor mecca to ride trails like Porcupine Rim, Poison Spider, Slickrock, and the Whole Enchilada. While the region is accessible year-round, spring and fall are the most favorable seasons due to high summer temperatures. The region is also highly coveted by off-road enthusiasts and is the gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.Nelson, New ZealandNew Zealand is an adrenaline lover’s paradise. This tiny island nation thrives on outdoor pursuits and mountain biking is at the top of many lists. Located on the northern side of the south island, the small coastal city of Nelson may be home to some of the best mountain biking in the entire country. And while there are higher mountains in other locations, the more than 3,000-foot tall peaks rise dramatically from sea level. Perhaps the most sought after destination near Nelson are the trails at Wairoa Gorge. This bike park, created by an American billionaire, opened to the public in 2016 and provides an unprecedented experience. Crested Butte, ColoradoWith so many fantastic places to mountain bike in the mountain state, how do you feasibly narrow down the list? Numerous ski resorts around the state have expanded their summer offerings to include bike parks with many trails served by lift assist. That’s right, the same lifts that haul you to the top of your favorite ski runs can also transport you and your bike to a diverse array of bike trails and it’s all downhill from there. Crested Butte is one such ski resort and the area offers over 700 miles of singletrack. We don’t want to sound biased, but riding in the fall as the aspens begin turning to their golden hue can be an added perk to finding that downhill bliss.Park City, UtahLocated just a short drive from Salt Lake City lies the mountain town of Park City. The official number of miles that the area promotes for mountain biking is over 400. However, that number may be very understated as other numbers go well over 600. Many of the trails in the area are accessible via lift-assist where you can let the lifts do all of the uphill work while you concentrate on the downhill adrenaline rush. The base areas of both Park City and Deer Valley both serve the expansive trail offerings. Additionally, Park City was awarded the first-ever gold-level status by the IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) as being a “ride center” for offering something for every level of rider. And after a day of intense riding, you can explore the former 19th-century mining town turned world-class resort town. PeruMany of the selections on the list above will not come as a surprise to mountain biking enthusiasts. Peru, on the other hand, may be the sport’s last great (relatively) undiscovered frontier. The Incan Empire extended from Ecuador to Chile and they built thousands of miles of trails connecting their cities and outposts. Located right in the center between the aforementioned countries sits Peru. While the allure of trekking to Machu Picchu might draw many of the country’s visitors, there’s another unique way to explore this mountainous nation. The scenery is stunning, the climate is varied, the mountains are steep, the area is alive with history and culture, and if the Inca were still around today, they would most assuredly be mountain bikers. Article originally published March 28, 2018. Last updated August 4, 2019. 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Taxa Outdoors Rugged Mantis Travel Trailer Just Got Even Better

first_imgFor decades, the best option for hardcore, adventurous campers was a classic teardrop trailer. The 21st century opened things up, bringing a slew of ingenious new manufacturers, all building capable, lightweight, rugged travel trailers ready to go anywhere. New for 2019, Taxa Outdoors — one of our favorite towable brands — returns with a redesigned flagship model.The most noticeable thing about the refreshed Mantis is its size or, more specifically, lack thereof. While the model gets a 12-inch bump in length up to 19 feet, it’s still incredibly compact with a footprint that can be stored in most 7-foot garages. At roughly 3,000 pounds, it’s towable by even moderately equipped trucks and SUVs. It all rides on 15-inch steel wheel all-terrain tires for a comfortable ride that’s capable of venturing off-road when necessary.Inside is a surprising amount of elbow room. The pop-up roof guarantees plenty of headroom with comfortable seating for six. After dark, the Mantis will sleep four with a comfortable full-size bed/couch at the rear and bunk beds at the front. The rugged, military-inspired exterior belies a premium cabin. The long list of features includes a birch plywood kitchen with a Dometic Combo 2-burner sink and stove, plus ample storage. A 6,000-BTU air conditioner, oversized fresh and gray water tanks, exterior hot/cold shower, 8-foot patio awning, and 12-volt USB outlets throughout are all standard. Buyers can even upgrade to a 78-liter refrigerator/freezer and a wet bath with a shower and cassette toilet, making the Mantis a real off-grid camping solution.Taxa Outdoors first made industry waves with the pared-down Cricket. The mid-range travel trailer was instantly recognizable for its quirky, asymmetrical shell. It was a love-it-or-hate-it design. For us, it was love at first sight, which is why we still rank it among the best ultra-light travel trailers. That Taxa managed to engineer a boatload of storage, features, and usability into the Cricket’s 15-foot shell proved the company knew how to build a legit towable for the avid outdoorsman. The redesigned Mantis builds on their years of research and development, making their already great flagship product even better.The 2019 Taxa Outdoors Mantis is available with a starting price of around $37,500, but a fully loaded model pushes closer to $40,000. That might seem steep, but for a durable, well-designed adventure trailer, it doesn’t get much better.Not sure which model — teardrop, ultra-light, or full-featured Airstream — is right for you? Kick the tires with a multi-day RV or travel trailer rental to narrow your search. Keep Your Pants On With the Best Belts for Men The Opus OP15′ Is a Tricked-Out, Off-Road-Ready Travel Trailer Airstream Brings Back 2 of Its Most Popular and Affordable Travel Trailers 7 Best Travel Coffee Mugs for Morning Joe To Go Editors’ Recommendations The Best Wired and Wireless Headphones for Travel last_img read more

The Best Mens Heritage Outdoor Apparel for Cool Weather

first_imgObermeyerObermeyer Carson Down VestWhen you need a touch of extra warmth but still need plenty of mobility in your arms, it’s time to rip the arms off your jacket … or you could just invest in a vest. The Carson Down Vest from Obermeyer is filled with 550 power duck down. The polyester shell is coated with Oberymeyer’s HydroBlock to keep the moisture out. Wear under your favorite ski jacket or as a standalone piece to the après ‘”vestivities.” FjallravenFjallraven Greenland Winter JacketWhen the temperature really starts to sink, we need inspiration from ice-covered Greenland. The soft teddy fleece lining and Supreme Microloft insulation of the Fjallraven Greenland Winter Jacket keep the cold out. The outer shell is Fjallraven’s ultra durable G-1000 Eco, a blend of recycled polyester and organic cotton. For more wind and water repellency, apply Greenland Wax. For more breathability and a lighter weight, leave as is. A Good Waxed Jacket Is the Best Jacket to Wear This Season $185 from Filson Filson Antique Tin Cloth Jac-ShirtThe name might allude to a certain Wizard of Oz character but this jacket has plenty of heart. The Filson Antique Tin Cloth Jag-Shirt is made with 10-ounce cotton canvas that has a broken-in feel. It’s inspired by vintage hunting jackets and is very abrasion- and wind-resistant. Stack wood, prep meat, or relax in style — this jacket shirt can do it all. $310 from Fjallraven 7 Couples Costumes That Don’t Suck $139 from Patagonia Patagonia Long-Sleeved Lightweight Fjord Flannel ShirtWhen a flannel jacket might be overkill, the flannel shirt fits just right. Patagonia’s Fjord Flannel uses premium organic cotton, with no synthetic fertilizers or chemicals. The longer hem keeps the drafts out. The soft yet durable flannel has just the right amount of warmth for cool camp or cabin. $129 from Obermeyer PatagoniaPatagonia Retro Pile Fleece JacketThe full-zip fleece screamed retro even when it first came out and now decades later is still trucking. Patagonia’s famous fleece jackets are a style in and of themselves. This Retro Pile version has a larger pile on the surface than others. The fabric is Bluesign-approved and all the sewing work is Fair Trade-certified. $150 from Fjallraven Editors’ Recommendations $360 from Dannercenter_img $395 from Filson $79 from Patagonia Shoulder seasons can be cold, miserable times transitioning into different weather. But they can also be the best times of the year. Not too hot. Not too cold. Just right — if you dress for them.With summer leading into fall and winter, shorter days and cooler weather, it’s time to stoke the fire, stir up a hot toddy, and put on an extra layer inspired by the adventurers and craftsmen of yesterday.FilsonFilson Full-Zip Hooded Anorak JacketWhile not really a pullover anorak, the Filson Full-Zip Hooded Anorak Jacket gives you plenty of protection from the elements. The lightweight cotton jacket is treated with Superdry, which increases the water and wind resistance. The long cut and hand warmer pockets keep the chill away. $180 from Danner $139 from Obermeyer Bundle Up Right Now With the Best Sweaters for Men The Best Men’s Chukka Boots for 2019 DannerDanner Mountain 600 BootFlip-flops aren’t going to cut it once the heat of the summer is gone. The lightweight Mountain 600 boot (or the Enduroweave version) can go anywhere and do anything outside and still look good. With a new lighter SPE midsole and Fuga outsole from Vibram, the Mountain 600 provides plenty of grip and cushion without the weight. The Danner Dry waterpoof liner inside keeps the water out for those (un)lucky enough to live in the Pacific Northwest. Danner Mountain Pass BootFor more urban style we can step it up a notch to the Danner Mountain Pass. Strong and durable full-grain leather covers the upper part of the boot while waterproof Gore-Tex lines the inside. Danner cut significant weight from the Mountain Light boot by combining the shank, lasting board and midsole to product the Mountain Pass. The brand also went with the Thin version of Vibrams Kletterlift outsole on the bottom. Your legs will thank them for the ounces saved at the end of the day. Obermeyer Avery FlannelA good flannel is like a good friend, always there ready to go through hard times and good. The quilted lining and hand-warmer pockets add plenty of warmth to this piece. If you’re in the right place, the Avery doubles as a dinner jacket for a night out on the (small) town. Fjallraven Vidda Pro TrousersAlready treated with Greenland Wax, the G-1000 fabric in the Vidda Pro Trousers from Fjallraven are going to last through anything you can throw at them. The reinforced, preshaped knees with two-tone color style will stand up to years of abuse. Six pockets hold essentials like a knife and map. The Best Straw Hats to Keep You Looking Classylast_img read more

Media must play role in pushing for gender equality Migiro says

24 May 2010Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today appealed to the media to take on the cause of gender equality, spotlighting it potential to overturn stereotypes of men and women. “More is needed to make the media environment and industry more inclusive and gender-sensitive,” she stressed in remarks in Baku, Azerbaijan, to a conference of ministers from the Council of Europe responsible for equality between men and women.Every day around the world, mass media sways how people view what it means to be masculine and feminine, “sadly, often resorting to destructive gender stereotypes in the process,” Ms. Migiro said.“Such stereotyping, in turn, feeds into the gender discrimination which is a root cause of violence against women and girls,” she added.The Deputy Secretary-General called on mass media to put an end to its one-dimensional gender portrayal and its negative depictions of women’s role in society.She also emphasized that laws, leadership and action by the United Nations is not enough to promote gender equality.Other essential ingredients, Ms. Migiro said, include stepped-up monitoring, reporting and accountability; resources to jump-start national development and poverty-reduction schemes; and the systematic incorporation of the needs and concerns of women and girls into all policy areas.While in Azerbaijan, she also met with the country’s First Lady and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Mehriban Aliyeva, as well as with Hijran Huseynova of Azerbaijan’s Committee for Family, Women and Children’s Affairs, and representatives of UN agencies based in Baku.The Deputy Secretary-General was also scheduled to hold talks with President Ilham Aliyev this afternoon.Earlier this month, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Kiyo Akasaka enlisted advertisers to join efforts to eliminate violence against women, calling on the industry to help defy destructive gender stereotypes. With up to 70 per cent of women experiencing violence in their lifetime, “this is not an abstract issue,” Mr. Akasaka stressed at a gathering of advertising titans in Moscow. “For women and girls, this is a struggle not to be assaulted, raped, molested or forced into the commercial sex trade.”He pointed to studies which have shown that negative stereotyping, including the depiction of women as sex objects, exacerbates gender discrimination. Women have often been portrayed in demeaning or damaging ways on billboards, magazines, television and magazines, he noted. read more

Four arrested in fentanyl bust

Four people were arrested in Simcoe last week after cash and narcotics were seized on Kent Street South.Norfolk OPP executed the search warrant on Thursday. The four arrested were taken into custody without incident.Derrick Chartrand, 65, of Norfolk County, has been charged with possession of fentanyl for the purposes of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, possession of methadone, and failure to comply with a probation order.Khivant Wright, 18, of Barrie, has been charged with possession of fentanyl for the purposes of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.Marjon Guadario, 23, of Etobicoke, has been charged with possession of fentanyl for the purposes of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.Marcus Opoku-Ware, 25, of East York, has been charged with possession of fentanyl for the purposes of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, and failure to comply with a probation order.“Our Community Street Crimes Unit has been very effective with proactive illicit drug investigations,” Insp. Joe Varga, head of the Norfolk OPP, said in a news release.“This is yet another example that highlights the need for the police and the community to work in partnership to resolve crime.”MSonnenberg@postmedia.com read more

Most actively traded companies on the TSX TSX Venture Exchange markets

TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,090.94 up 0.26 of a point):Eastern Platinum Ltd. (TSX:ELR). Miner. Unchanged at 8.5 cents on 33.1 million shares.Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B). Miner. Down 41 cents, or 1.58 per cent, at $25.60 on 6.4 million shares. The company posted an adjusted profit of $328 million, or 56 cents per share, down from a year earlier but beating analyst estimates of 37 cents a share.Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Down nine cents, or 1.60 per cent, at $5.55 on 5.8 million shares. The gold sector led decliners as bullion continued to lose its appeal with the component down 25 per cent this month alone, including more than two per cent Tuesday as the June bullion contract fell $12.40 to US$1,408.80 an ounce.Air Canada (TSX:AC.B). Airline. Up 27 cents, or 10.31 per cent, at $2.89 on 4.4 million shares.Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Oil and gas. Up 26 cents, or 0.91 per cent, at $28.86 on 4.4 million shares.Imagold Corp. (TSX:IMG). Miner. Unchanged at $5.09 on 4.3 million shares.Toronto Venture Exchange (940.95 down 3.40 points):Difference Capital Funding Inc. (TSXV:DCF). Up four cents, or 11.11 per cent, at 40 cents on 11.1 million shares.Petromanas Energy Inc. (TSXV:PMI.WT). Oil and gas. Unchanged at one cent on 3.4 million shares.Companies reporting major news:BlackBerry (TSX:BB). Wireless technology. Up 37 cents, or 2.57 per cent, at $14.74 on 3.8 million shares. The company says the keyboard version of its new smartphone, the BlackBerry Q10, will arrive in Canadian stores on May 1, and in the United States later in the month.Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR). Railways. Down 65 cents, or 0.67 per cent, at $96.99 on 1.01 million shares. The company fired back at the forest products industry over a rail bottleneck that companies say is preventing them from cashing in on recovering housing and other markets in the U.S. and abroad. CEO Claude Mongeau said CN had increased the number of rail cars that were earmarked to carry timber and other wood products by 11 per cent, but all that rolling stock was slowed by a harsh, snowy winter.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 33 cents, or 1.71 per cent, at $18.96 on 3.3 million shares. The company reported better-than-expected first-quarter results and said it expects to finish its hunt for a new CEO by the end of June.Roger Communications (TSX:RCI.B). Communications and media. Down $1.80, or 3.46 per cent, at $50.28 on 2.3 million shares. The company says it plans to launch a loyalty rewards program this year, as part of a bid to improve its relationship with customers. Outgoing CEO Nadir Mohamed said Tuesday the wireless, cable and media company needs to improve its customer service “significantly.” by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 23, 2013 5:19 pm MDT Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

IMF expects world economy to register slowest growth since 2009 sees risk

by Joshua Goodman And Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press Posted Oct 6, 2015 8:03 am MDT Last Updated Oct 6, 2015 at 11:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email LIMA, Peru – China’s slowdown and tumbling commodity prices will push global economic growth this year to the lowest level since the recession year 2009, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday.In a report Tuesday in advance of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings here this week, the fund says the world economy will grow 3.1 per cent this year, down from a July forecast of 3.3 per cent and from 3.4 per cent growth last year.“The risks seem more tilted to the downside than they did just a few months ago,” IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, told reporters.Still, Obstfeld downplayed the risk of a global recession.The Federal Reserve last month cited economic weakness around the world — and especially in China — when it decided to postpone a long-anticipated increase in short-term U.S. interest rates, which it’s kept near zero since December 2008. Obstfeld said any rate increase in the United States would be good news, reflecting the Fed’s vote of confidence in the American economy, the world’s largest.The fund predicts the United States will grow 2.6 per cent this year, up from a July forecast of 2.5 per cent and from 2.4 per cent growth last year.Emerging market economies will likely grow 4 per cent, which would mark the fifth straight annual drop. They have been hurt by an economic slowdown in China, which has reduced demand for emerging market raw materials and pushed down prices of commodities such as copper and oil.“What happens in China has repercussions for the entire world economy,” Obstfeld said.Among those hardest hit by the commodities bust: The Brazilian economy, forecast to contract by 3 per cent this year; and Russia, forecast to shrink 3.8 per cent because of lower oil prices and economic sanctions imposed by the West as punishment for Russian aggression in Ukraine.Collapsing energy prices are also hurting Canada. The IMF downgraded its forecast for the Canadian economy by half a percentage point to 1.0 per cent this year.The Chinese economy has been slowing for four straight years, partly because the government is engineering a transition away from dependence on exports and often-inefficient investments. Instead, they are moving toward slower, more sustainable growth based on consumer spending. The IMF expects Chinese economic growth to drop to a 25-year low 6.8 per cent this year, but that is unchanged from its July forecast.Chinese manufacturers are struggling, but “services seem to be booming,” Obstfeld said.The IMF foresees continued improvement in Europe. It kept its forecast for 1.5 per cent growth this year in the 19 countries that share the euro currency.The Japanese economy is expected to grow 0.6 per cent this year, down from the IMF’s July forecast of 0.8 per cent but an improvement from last year when it shrank 0.1 per cent.__Paul Wiseman reported from Washington__This story has been corrected to show that the IMF’s World Economic Outlook was released Tuesday, not Monday. IMF expects world economy to register slowest growth since 2009, sees risk in emerging markets read more

Diehard BlackBerry fans bemoan the end to Canadianmade smartphones

Diehard BlackBerry fans bemoan the end to Canadian-made smartphones BlackBerry’s headquarters in Waterloo, Ont. is shown on Wednesday June 22 , 2016. BlackBerry addicts are notoriously loyal, but even they will have a hard time sticking by their beloved device now that BlackBerry Ltd. is outsourcing production, say observers who admit to being diehard users themselves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima TORONTO – BlackBerry addicts are notoriously loyal, but even they will have a hard time sticking by their beloved device now that BlackBerry Ltd. is outsourcing production, say observers who admit to being diehard users themselves.News that the Waterloo, Ont.-based company will stop making their own smartphones represented another nail in the coffin for the so-called CrackBerry, at least for enthusiasts who pride themselves on backing the homegrown product in the face of an iPhone revolution.Toronto devotee Alex Davis feared that “outsourcing the heck out of it” would result in poor quality, but mostly complained about losing the ability to call it a Canadian phone. He stuck with BlackBerry even as friends and family picked up slicker, more versatile rivals from Apple and Samsung.“I always felt like I’m going down with the ship. It’s like ‘Titanic,’” joked Davis, who runs The Repair Store, which specializes in servicing the BlackBerry. “I have a lot of customers who come in and they go: ‘I’m going down with the ship! I’m Canadian, I’m sticking with them and I don’t care if they go broke, it’s a Canadian product.’”Tech analyst Carmi Levy called the shift to third-party manufacturers “the end of an era” for the device, considering its Canuck roots one of its biggest selling points.“Now it removes the last thing that differentiated BlackBerry devices from other devices — it’s Canadianness,” said Levy, a CTV technology analyst based in London, Ont., who uses a BlackBerry Priv.Still, he admitted that Team BlackBerry is alive and well, despite a prolonged tailspin that began with the iPhone’s debut.“They’re a breed apart from any other smartphone user,” said Levy. “They love their phone at a level that not even the most ardent Apple fan can reach.“It isn’t so much a statement about their style, which is what an iPhone is, it’s a statement about who they are and how they stand apart from the crowd. It’s a culture more than anything else and even after the company’s downfall, they don’t want to give that up. And for good reason — there aren’t that many Canadian icons to begin with.”Levy credits the BlackBerry with igniting our modern-day obsession with mobile devices, noting they were the first to really become a ubiquitous accessory that demanded constant attention.“Before BlackBerry came along, all we had were (cellphones),” said Levy.“It didn’t bother us if we left them on the other side of the house, no one gave these phones a second thought. You replaced them every few years when a newer, better one came along but it really wasn’t an object of affection or desire…. We tend to think of the iPhone as a generator of mania, but really it was the BlackBerry that started it and if we owe a debt of gratitude to any one company for sealing the smartphone within our brain it is BlackBerry.”BlackBerry aficionado Chris Parsons agrees, noting that the device has become an integral part of our personal and collective culture, and shaped a mobile etiquette that we take for granted today.The Halifax tech guru, who runs the website CrackBerry.com, pointed to the phone’s flashing red light, which alerted users to a waiting message but also served as digital proof of productivity, or popularity.“There’s the concept of the red blinking light that created the sense of urgency,” Parsons said of the feature, reminiscent of the old-school landline answering machine.“BlackBerry basically gave people the power to be able to go ahead and get excited over phones.”Davis credits teenagers with being the first hardcore adopters, since BlackBerry’s messaging program BBM was free in an age when you had to pay for a text message.The core user eventually became businessmen, real estate agents and lawyers — working professionals enamoured with the clickety-clack of a manual keyboard and hooked on the ability to send and receive immediate emails that could make or break a deal.“IPhone (was like) as a toy to most people. They look and they say, ‘Yeah my daughter has one.’ ‘My son has one’,” said Davis, who swears by his BlackBerry Q10.“A pragmatic user is not interested in sending selfies. It’s just not us. It’s not the crowd who has a BlackBerry.”U.S. President Barack Obama and social media queen Kim Kardashian are among its most famous devotees because of BlackBerry’s top security features, although both have admitted to moving on to rival devices.Kardashian’s effusive devotion was tempered by the fact she also owned an iPhone, her device of choice for the social media exploits that keep her in the limelight.The implicit suggestion is that Kardashian’s BlackBerry was for boring work stuff, said Parsons.“There’s definitely stigma around the brand itself that probably never is going to leave them unfortunately,” he said.And at this point, BlackBerry can’t even ride an “underdog” wave that it enjoyed for a short time while the world went Apple crazy, said Levy.“That retro/nostalgic cool that Blackberry has enjoyed for a while has been eroding over the past year or so since it made its initial move into the Android market,” he said. “And now that it’s announced that other companies are going to be building its phones for it, the very things that made BlackBerry cool will no longer exist.” by Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Posted Sep 28, 2016 3:25 pm MDT Last Updated Sep 29, 2016 at 7:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

UN calls for 111 million to address urgent humanitarian priorities in DPR

Source: OCHA AssessmentFunding these humanitarian priorities will enable the five UN agencies – the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – already working on the ground to continue programmes that provide many vulnerable people with the basics. “It is vital that donors respond quickly and generously to allow aid agencies to address the humanitarian situation,” emphasized Mr. Isaczai. “Humanitarian needs must be kept separate from political issues to be able to ensure minimum living conditions for the most vulnerable, especially women, children and the elderly.”The commitment and support of the international community is vital. The UN needs to continue to build on positive developments, otherwise the progress made in the past decade to improve food security, health and nutrition will not be sustained. The UN will continue to work towards addressing the structural causes of vulnerabilities and chronic malnutrition through development interventions agreed with the DPRK Government, the press release concludes. “DPR Korea is both a silent and underfunded humanitarian situation,” said UN Resident Coordinator Ghulam Isaczai in a press release. “Protracted and serious needs for millions of people are persistent and require sustained funding.”The call comes as the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has released its latest assessment that addresses the country’s critical humanitarian needs which remain drastically underfunded.According to the UN, among a population of 24.6 million people, approximately 70 per cent (18 million people) are considered food insecure, and are not able to access an adequate and diverse nutritious diet to live healthily. Malnutrition rates continue to be a public health concern, with the chronic malnutrition (stunting) rate among children under five at 27.9 per cent; 4 per cent of them are acutely malnourished (wasting), according to the 2012 National Nutrition Survey.Under-nutrition is a fundamental cause of maternal and child death and disease. Health service delivery is inadequate, and many areas of the country are not equipped with sufficient facilities, equipment or medicines. Safe drinking water and inadequate sanitation services are a fundamental problem, contributing to high and chronic instances of diarrhoea, respiratory infections and waterborne diseases. Food production is hampered by a lack of agricultural resources, such as seeds and fertilizers, and is highly vulnerable to shocks, particularly natural disasters like floods. read more

Office 365 ProPlus is here

Students, faculty and staff now have access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus.Information Technology Services (ITS) recently purchased a new agreement with Microsoft that includes a fully installed Office experience across PCs, Macs, Windows tablets, iPad and Android tablets, and most mobile devices. Each user can install Office on five home or office PCs or Macs, five tablets (Windows, iPad, and Android), and mobile phones. Office 365 ProPlus is a subscription service for the current version of Microsoft Office that includes all of the same applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, Publisher, Access, and Skype for Business.Although the interface is very similar to recent versions of Office (2010, 2013), installing Office ProPlus (currently Office 2016) will introduce a potential learning curve for certain features. These features may include, but are not limited to Search in Document, Mail Merge, Macros, and Add-ons. For installation instructions and FAQs, visit brocku.ca/getoffice. In addition to online help, training sessions will be scheduled in July and August and at the beginning of each term for the 2016-2017 calendar year. If you would like to talk with a Client Services Technical Analyst before upgrading, please contact the Help Desk to book an appointment. There are two self-service options available for installing Office 365 ProPlus. One is for home and non-campus computers and the other is for campus computers – both require logging in with your campusid@brocku.ca account.To begin self-service installation, visit brocku.ca/getoffice.If you have any questions or concerns about upgrading to Microsoft Office 2016 on any or all of your devices, please don’t hesitate to contact the ITS Help Desk at extension 4357 to book and appointment with a Client Services Technical Analyst. read more

London Marathon nurse denied world record for not wearing a dress

“I get that it’s supposed to be a fun thing but their definition is just so outdated.”Some of the nurses I work with do wear dresses but mostly we wear scrubs or a tunic and trousers.”I’m sure Guinness World Records don’t intend to cause offence but it would be nice if they decided to revise their criteria instead of reinforcing old gender stereotypes.” A nurse who ran the London Marathon wearing her NHS uniform claims she has been denied a world record because of her outfit.Jessica Anderson, who works at The Royal London Hospital’s Acute Admissions Unit, hoped to be recognised as the fastest woman to complete a marathon dressed as a nurse.But after beating the current record of 3:08:54 by 32 seconds last Sunday, she says her bid was refused because she was wearing her blue tunic and trousers instead of a more traditional dress.Ms Anderson accused Guinness World Records (GWR) of “reinforcing old gender stereotypes” after they insisted her choice of costume meant she was ineligible for the record.She told Runners World: “I was quite taken aback when I read that they’d rejected my application and I did email them to ask them to reconsider but they said no. Pictured raising her hands in joy as she finished the 26-mile race in a shower of confetti last week, Ms Anderson raised more than £2,200 for Barts Health NHS Trust.After clocking a time of 3:08:22, she said on Instagram: “Ps. @guinnessworldrecords this is what the fastest female marathon runner in a nurse’s uniform ACTUALLY looks like.”The official world record for the fastest female to run a marathon wearing a nurse’s uniform was set in 2015 by Sarah Dudgeon, who wore a light blue dress, a white apron and a white hat reminiscent of Florence Nightingale’s famous outfit.The London Marathon was criticised earlier this week after some of its stewards were accused of bullying and fat-shaming slower runners. Elizabeth Ayres was the 7½hr official pacer at the event last Sunday, meaning she could help the very slowest people finish their marathon on time.She told The Telegraph she was “bullied by clean-up crew” and forced to weave past sewage trucks – despite finishing “bang on time”. The runner claimed that at the 5km mark she was already being pursued by the cleaning crew, writing: “The sweeper car had overtaken us at Mile 1 and were claiming that I was moving at a slower pace than 17 min miles. I was so annoyed.”The cleaning crew crept up around us and started cleaning off the blue line right in front of me, I wasn’t impressed as made it known to one of the course cars who then asked them to hold back.” A spokesman for Guinness World Records said:  “Inclusiveness and respect are values that we hold extremely dear and while we always need to ensure we can differentiate between categories, it is quite clear that this record title is long over due a review which we will conduct as a priority in the coming days. ” Jessica Anderson, pictured centre in blue, is embraced after crossing the finish line Jessica Anderson, pictured centre in blue, is embraced after crossing the finish line Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Joy 4FCT continuous haulage systems deliver significant safety and productivity advances

first_imgWith seven installations of the Joy Flexible Conveyor Train (Joy 4FCT) globally – all operating in room and pillar extraction and an upcoming installation in longwall entry development – more and more operations are reporting significant advances in safety and productivity through the use of continuous haulage technology. The Joy4FCT is a single-operator, continuous haulage system that conveys product from the face to the panel belt, while simultaneously tramming and following the continuous miner through multiple drive sequences. Joy says that “from this truly continuous mining method, operations are greatly enhancing zero harm initiatives while realizing a considerable increase in tonnage output when compared to their previous use of typical batch haulage methods.“The Joy4FCT improves safety by combining all haulage into a single system operating at a low tram speed and following a fixed path of travel, while requiring only one operator using remote control. This reduction in the total number of mobile machines in the section reduces visibility concerns as well as dust generation from multiple travelways.  Due to a chain traction system distributed along the entire length of the machine, the 4FCT offers greater traction and a lower ground bearing pressure over that of conventional haulage machinery. Also, the 4FCT’s integral continuous mining power cable management reduces trailing cable damage.The Joy4FCT delivers improved productivity through its ability to more than double tonnage output per miner personnel when compared to batch haulage applications – first by eliminating the bottlenecks and car wait times typically associated with batch haulage – and next through a number of design innovations. The Joy4FCT incorporates an integrated inbye-lumpbreaker which eliminates the need for a separate feeder-breaker in the section. The system also offers belt advance automation as well as automated retreat mining capabilities, made possible by the inclusion of a Dynamic Move-Up Unit (DMU).”Acting as an interface between the Joy4FCT and the mine’s panel belt, the DMU and Joy4FCT are available in two configurations – a side discharge for low seam heights and wide entries; or an over-the-top unit (OTT) suited to higher seams and restricted widths. Note that the OTT system is a self-advancing unit with remote controlled panel belt move-ups; and can also be designed for retreat mining. The side discharge design must be advanced using the continuous miner to pull up.The first Australian installation of the Joy4FCT began in 2010. This Australian installation is the first 4FCT system with retreat mining capability and dual-function radio remote control. Depending upon the panel layout and entry dimensions, mines such as the one in Australia may realize up to 75% additional utilisation of reserves when using the retreat mining method, Joy reports.A room and pillar installation in the US Illinois Basin operates in a seam height of 2.4 m and has reported a best month of 182,300 t.  Its best day, consisting of two nine-hour production shifts, is recorded at a 413 m advance totaling 10,250 t.  “Also significant is that the continuous miner in front of the Joy 4FCT was a Joy12CM27 that had already recorded 3.1 Mt,” Joy says Continuous haulage methods deliver an average of 30% more productivity over batch haulage methods. The Joy4FCT increases the safety and productivity of mining operations by eliminating car waiting times, decreasing the amount of section equipment and the number of section personnel required, easing the management of cable systems and equipment proximities, and boosting production through automated belt advancement and retreat mining capabilities.last_img read more

Mac App store is live OS X 1066 available now

first_imgApple’s Mac App store, the computer equivalent of the iOS App Store, is available right now. The store comes bundled with a new version of OS X, 10.6.6.To get the App Store running, OS X users need to update their Mac (Apple icon in the top right corner > Software Update). The OS X update is a 151.2MB update. Here is the release text:AdChoices广告The Mac OS X 10.6.6 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac. It also includes the Mac App Store, the best way to discover and buy new apps for your Mac. The Mac App Store, a new application you’ll find in the Dock, includes the following features:Discover Mac apps: Browse featured apps, top charts, and categories, or search for something specific. Read detailed app descriptions and user reviews, and flip through screen shots.Buy and install: Easily purchase apps with your iTunes account.  Apps install in one step and are quickly available from the Dock.App updates: The Mac App Store keeps track of all your purchased apps and notifies you when free updates are available.To learn more about the Mac App Store, visit: http://www.apple.com/mac/app-store.For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4459.For information on the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222. Images:last_img read more

Tencent offers a cloud storage account with 10TB free space

first_imgCompetition in the cloud storage market is growing. Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Google Drive are probably the most well know names and they all offer some amount of free storage, all in the multiple gigabytes. But such levels of free space have just been well and truly blown out of the water by an offer from Tencent Cloud.The Chinese company is offering 10TB of free space for its cloud storage customers. Tempted? Sure you are. However, you don’t get all the storage at once. Instead, Tencent will increase your limit as you use it. To begin with that means you’ll get 1TB of space. Once you go past 500GB of data stored that limit automatically increases to 2TB. The same happens at 1.5TB of data stored where the account limit increases to 3TB. And so on until you reach the real limit of 10TB.That is a lot of free space and I don’t know anyone who could actually use it all right now. In fact, I think a lot of users would struggle to fill the initial 1TB let alone the other 9. But as a marketing tool it works, and Tencent would have to honor the free storage promise if someone did upload that much data.The promotion looks to be ongoing with no end date in site. So the real question is should you trust your data to this Chinese company? The promotion website is only available in Chinese, which makes things more difficult. And even if you manage to register an account, if you have an issue it’s likely customer support will be in Chinese, too. Then there’s the question of security. Your data would most likely be sitting on servers in China and may not be protected from prying eyes. Although you can’t guarantee that in the US either now.It seems unlikely services like Dropbox will respond by upping their free storage limits, but Tencent isn’t without competition in its home territory. Both Baidu and Qihoo 360 are offering free 1TB accounts, and that’s going to be more than enough for most users.last_img read more

Gracia talks about Watfords good relationships

first_imgThe current success the Spanish manager is having at the English Premier League club is thanks to the good connections he has inside the teamSpanish coach Javi Gracia has just extended his contract with Watford in the English Premier League.But he’s positive it’s all thanks to the good relationships he has at the club.“We [Gracia, Gino Pozzo, and Scott Duxbury] have a good relationship,” he told the team’s official website.“I have found people with good values, with ambition, with the desire to grow and in that moment it was important to me to feel that impression because it was a difficult moment but all of them were trying to improve the club, and me too.”What to expect from Watford V Arsenal? Taimoor Khan – September 8, 2019 Arsenal are set to take on Watford this weekend and the game is definitely going to be quite a peculiar contest between two sides…“All of us were thinking in the same way and it was important to have a good relationship. For all of us the most important thing is the club and the team, and then it is easy to have a good relationship,” he added.“I think in pre-season it’s important to put together the important rules, the important lines you want to keep during the season.”“It’s important, it’s the beginning and you have to take care of all the details, because after you can’t do it,” he explained.“It was the moment when we spent more time together when we had time to train a lot. To get to know each other better, and to grow a team from a group of players.”“When you talk about a team, it’s not about 11 players. I think we are a good squad, but all of them are part of the team that we built up in the pre-season,” Gracia concluded.last_img read more

Officials warn beachgoers of potential bacteria from rainstorm runoff

first_img Updated: 3:56 PM Posted: January 9, 2018 January 9, 2018 Officials warn beachgoers of potential bacteria from rainstorm runoff 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — San Diego County officials Tuesday warned people to avoid swimming and surfing in the ocean for a few days due to potentially high levels of bacteria from rainstorm runoff.People should avoid entering oceans and bays for 72 hours following a rainstorm, according to the Department of Environmental Health.Runoff from urban areas into bodies of water can contain large amounts of bacteria from animal waste, soil and decomposing vegetation. This is especially true near storm drains, creeks, rivers and lagoon outlets, according to the DEH.The storm is expected to move out of the region early Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.The DEH also issued a water contact closure for the ocean shoreline at Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Border Field State Park, Imperial Beach and Silver Strand due to sewage from the Tijuana River entering the U.S.Warning signs will be posted and will remain in place until sample results show the water is safe for recreational use. center_img Dan Plante Categories: Local San Diego News Tags: Storm Watch, Weather FacebookTwitter Dan Plante, last_img read more

Wynn Macau warns of risks posed by illegal gaming websites using Macau

first_img Load More RelatedPosts JW Marriott at Galaxy Macau named venue and Galaxy Entertainment Group named Venue Sponsor for 2019 Asian Gaming Power 50 Black Tie Gala Dinner Wynn Resorts shares favored over Wynn Macau: analysts Wynn Resorts to undergo internal restructure as part of refinancing plan In its interim report released on Monday, Wynn Macau noted that there has been an increase in the international operation of fraudulent online gambling and investment websites attempting to scam and defraud members of the public.“These fraudulent websites can appear highly professional and will often feature false statements on their websites in an attempt to pass off as a legitimate business or purport to be in association with, or be accredited by, a legitimate business or governmental authority,” the company said.“If our efforts to cause these sites to be shut down through civil action and by reporting these sites to the appropriate authorities are unsuccessful or not timely completed, these unauthorized activities may continue and harm our reputation and negatively affect our business.”Wynn Macau reiterated that it does not offer online gambling and that any group using its likeness was doing so “without our authorization and possibly unlawfully and with criminal intent.” Wynn Macau has warned that the increasing prevalence of offshore online gambling websites illegally using the names of Macau’s casino concessionaires poses a threat to the company’s reputation and business.It follows a report by China’s state-owned media giant Xinhua last month that police had arrested 63 suspects in Jiangsu for being part of a criminal gang that operated five online gambling sites utilizing names such as New Lisboa Casino and Venetian. Macau’s SJM Holdings operates Lisboa and Grand Lisboa on the Macau Peninsula while Sands China’s world renowned Venetian Macao was the first integrated resort to be built in Cotai.last_img read more

No entry for lovers teens into Hyderabads Sanjeevaiah Park

first_imgBarring the love birds and teens entering the Sanjeevaiah Park, the Hyderabad Metro Politan Authority (HMDA) decided to make it as an exclusive park for children. However, children up to 14 years can visit the park accompanied by their parents by paying an entry fee of Rs 10. The decision has been taken to curtail obscenity to the visitors and preventing the premises of Herbal garden, rose garden, butterfly garden and the national flag from getting damaged. The orders pertaining to the move have been issued by HMDA secretary M Ram Kishan. The children below 14 years are allowed inside if accompanied by parents. Meanwhile, entry is free for government school students if accompanied by their teachers.last_img read more

Know About Music Producer Alvin Kumar AK

first_imgWise and talented way beyond his young years, AK is a gifted producer on the rise in music. After the thrill with his first experience of creating sounds, producing became a passion of focus. His background of Indian descent is critical influences on his versatile sound.Being a music producer for the American Hip Hop industry, I started off as a kid with a dream to be the top music producer for the hip-hop industry. I would’ve never thought that I would also be involved in the Punjabi music industry when I first started making beats. I started making rap beats at the age of 12 in my bedroom but didn’t start taking my music career serious until the age of 16 where I produced a local hit song named “Snitch Food” featuring Lil Blood & Lil Rue.A whole bunch of my other songs that I’ve worked on has anywhere from 1 million-7million view on other pages. People that I was a fan of growing up, are actually my associates now and we work together in the music industry, which is incredibly cool. I’ve recently released a song last week called “Lak De Hulare” with an artist from New Zealand by the name of Sharan Sandhawalia. I’ve also recently released a song with India’s well-known singer, Tyson Sidhu which is titled “Tera Pyar” which had the internet buzzing with positive reviews on both of our Instagram accounts. When I first got into the Punjabi music scene my first two songs that I produced were on Kay V Singh’s album “Bulletproof”.IBT does not endorse any of the above content.last_img read more

Trump Rips LeBron James Smarts Hours Before Rally in Ohio

first_imgBy JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated PressBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state’s favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation’s most prominent African-American men.Melania Trump’s spokeswoman quickly distanced the first lady from the criticism of James, saying in a statement Saturday afternoon that it appeared James was “working to do good things on behalf of our next generation” and that the first lady would be open to visiting his new school for at-risk children. The statement didn’t criticize the president.In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)Trump blasted James late Friday after an interview aired with CNN anchor Don Lemon in which he deemed Trump divisive. Although James has long been a Trump critic, calling the president “U bum” in a 2017 tweet, the tweet was Trump’s first attack on the player, who just opened up a school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron.The tweet came hours before Trump traveled to Columbus, Ohio, for a rally north of town in support of the Republican in a special U.S. House election on Tuesday. Once in Ohio, however, Trump stayed away from the controversy and never mentioned James as he hammered away at Democrats and other favorite targets.“Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon,” Trump posted. “He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do.”Trump then, unexpectedly, appeared to weigh in on the growing debate over who is the greatest NBA player of all time, James or Michael Jordan, by writing “I like Mike!”Many former and current professional athletes, including Jordan, jumped to James’ defense.“I support LeBron James. He’s doing an amazing job for his community,” Jordan said in a statement to The Associated Press through his representative via text Saturday.Trump has long denounced the media — CNN in particular — and rarely lets a slight go unnoticed. But the attack on James, who was being interviewed by another Black man, to some resembled a racial dog whistle. He routinely deems Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who is also Black, as “low IQ” — an insult he repeated during the Ohio rally Saturday night.Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican who at times criticizes Trump, tweeted: “Rather than criticizing @KingJames, we should be celebrating him for his charity work and efforts to help kids.”Trump has repeatedly been questioned about his views on race, from deeming many Mexican immigrants “rapists” during his campaign kickoff speech for the Republican presidential nomination to placing blame on “both sides” for the violent clash between White supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, a year ago.James, who campaigned for Trump’s opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, and has not been shy about using his celebrity for social causes, did the interview from the public school he opened, called the “I Promise” school. Every student receives free tuition, as well as free food, a uniform and even a free bike.In the interview, James said he “would never sit across” from Trump, though he would talk to former President Barack Obama. James’ publicist declined to respond to Trump’s tweet, but early Saturday afternoon, James retweeted a post from the “I Promise” school and said: “Let’s get it kids!! Love you guys.”Lemon responded to the president, invoking both the administration’s forced-family-separations policy and Mrs. Trump’s social media etiquette campaign.“Who’s the real dummy? A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages? #BeBest” Lemon tweeted.James played for over a decade — and in two stints — with the Cleveland Cavaliers and delivered a title to the championship-starved region in 2016. Although he departed for the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this summer, the superstar remains very popular in the Buckeye State, and Trump’s attack could be a gift for the Democrat in Tuesday’s special congressional race.“I don’t have to tell (asterisk)anyone(asterisk) what LeBron James means to Ohio,” tweeted Democrat Danny O’Connor, who was running against state Sen. Troy Balderson.The White House did not immediately respond to a request to clarify Trump’s remarks. But even some Trump allies chided him.Geraldo Rivera, the journalist and Trump confidant, broke with the president to say he wished Trump “turned other cheek re @KingJames & @donlemon While I disagree with their conclusion that @POTUS is using sports to divide America along racial lines, they’re both sincere & intelligent men. LeBron just pledged millions for a school for underprivileged kids.”Along with Jordan, a number of other athletes spoke out in support of James.Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe tweeted: “It should be beneath the dignity of a sitting POTUS to take racist shots at D. Lemon and Lebron James.” NBA player Karl-Anthony Towns wrote: “So let me get this straight: Flint, MI has dirty water still, but you worried about an interview about a man doing good for education and generations of kids in his hometown?”Before entering politics, Trump frequently praised James and his own family tried to recruit him to the New York Knicks in 2010. But commenting on someone’s intelligence, including his own, has long been a Trump trope. He has been criticized for complimenting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (“smart cookie”) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (“very smart”) and has been known to praise himself as “a very stable genius.”But he also uses “stupid” — or variations thereof — as a favored insult. He has used it to describe the FBI, the NFL, Democrats, the filibuster, the nation’s immigration laws, journalists, trade policies and how the nation’s leaders have dealt with topics like Iraq, Muslims, Canada and China.He also, after then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly called him a “moron,” challenged his own Cabinet member to an IQ test.___Associated Press writer Steve Reed in Charlotte, N.C., contributed to this report.last_img read more

Group Rally in Protest Against Police Brutality in Palmer Park

first_imgBy Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.comA small but emotional group of Prince George’s County residents made their voices heard, demanding for law enforcement reform during a meeting with police chief Hank Stawinski, while asking for state’s attorney Aisha Braveboy to drop the charges against Kevin Sneed.The group Black Mothers of Prince George’s County have collected almost 500 online signatures demanding justice for Sneed, who was allegedly beaten by three police officers and accused of attempted murder.  A coalition of community groups came together for a daylight vigil outside the police services complex in Palmer Park.Community activists rally outside Prince George’s County Police Headquarters protesting against police brutality. (Photo by Mark F. Gray)Approximately 40 people representing five community organizations challenged the County’s elected leadership to end violence by police officers which is sometimes fatal. They are in unison calling for Stawinski to end what they deem are constant acts of police brutality against minorities in the county.  They called for officers to be held fully accountable.“Protect us and not beat us, that’s what we are asking of the Prince George’s County Police Department,” said community activist Quinana Johnson, executive director of Life After Release Program. “We deserve respect and not to be beaten in these streets.”The research suggests that there is a very uneasy relationship between the community and the police force.  They cited how alleged crimes against citizens, who aren’t posing an imminent threat, are being escalated by overzealous policing and how a perceived blue wall of silence allows coverups to hamper investigations.  They accuse Stawinski of having an “illegal trial board” comprised of three random officers to hear cases regarding police misconduct and terminating or demoting those inside the department who choose to speak up.  Those are allegations part of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of “blackballed or terminated officers.”“The department is the way it is because our public officials allow it to be that way,” said Jonathan Newton, founder and executive director of the National Association Against Police Brutality. “Our public officials allow it to be that way because the Democratic Party goes along.”Newton, a former police officer in Georgia who left the force after he reported racism in his department, added that there must be an element of collusion between the party and the department.“Where does the Democratic Central Committee monthly meetings?,” Newton mocked. “The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge in spite of requests to move it anywhere else.”As a practicing attorney in the county Newton understands how both sides work and says that collusion between police departments and prosecutors keeps the system from achieving real justice.  He claims there are cases that have been corrupted by officers being allowed to lie to convict innocent defendants with the help of prosecutors who their testimony was untrue.“There’s more than one bad apple when it comes to police brutality,” Newton added. “Police accountability is as important to the community as gun rights are to the NRA.”Newton also said that true reform begins with voter registration and actively engaging millennials in the electoral process.  Speakers also tried to rally the crowd to bombard their elected official with phone calls, emails, and an aggressive social media presence to agitate them to bring about change.“It takes more than a vote every four years,” Newton said.  “Change comes with agitation, litigation and legislation.  That’s not anything new either.  That takes us back to the days of Dr. [Martin Luther] King.”They are are demanding the Prince George’s County Police begin wearing mandatory body cameras in an attempt to reduce the number incidents that escalate into fatality.   The groups are also demanding that footage be uploaded to the State’s Attorney’s office.last_img read more

Injured student now has legs in cast

first_imgBoth legs of the student who fell from the first floor of his lyceum last Monday are now in casts after he was treated by a private doctor amid allegations that he wasn’t properly diagnosed at Nicosia general hospital, where he was first treated after the accident.The mother of the pupil, Louisa Ioannou, said she doesn’t understand why the public hospital told them to leave the first and second time her son was examined. She was allegedly told to come back on Friday to see an orthopedic surgeon.“I couldn’t go to the general hospital because I am afraid now,” she said. Instead she went to the private doctor where the boy had an MRI on Saturday, and after injuries in both heels were diagnosed, he was fitted with the cast on Monday to prevent him from moving.Head of the general hospital Andreas Neophytou insists the hospital did the right thing.“The orthopedics told him and his mother to stay in bed, and slowly start to walk,” he said. “What is the sense of the cast if he should just stay in bed to achieve the same thing?”The boy’s legs are now in a castHe said the measure could even be counterproductive, as extra pressure may be put on the injured heels by the cast.The Pancyprian parents association also commented, saying the boy went to the private physician because of unbearable pain in his legs.“We ask the following question to the Ministry of Health: who is responsible for the continuing discomfort of the student and why did the student have to go to a private centre for proper diagnosis? Particularly after his previous hospitalisation at the general hospital,” they said in a statement, adding that the minister should respect the association more.The association said the parents association of the boy’s school’s accident insurance plan and solidarity fund will pay for the teenager’s medical bills.The pupil fell from the first floor at his school on May 14 and was rushed to the general hospital.The health ministry later said the boy was taken to A&E with pain in his heels after his fall.“The pupil underwent all necessary examinations by doctors – heel and spine X-rays – and after determining there was nothing to justify further treatment, he was discharged,” the ministry said.The parents said that the pupil was later examined by a private doctor who referred him back to the general hospital where he was “in serious condition.”Following X-rays and an MRI scan, as well as examination from a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic, and despite finding nothing, he was transferred to Makarios for observation, the ministry noted.The health ministry rejected the parents’ claims that the pupil was in serious condition and that doctors had not carried out the necessary tests and examinations.Meanwhile, a probe into the incident revealed that the school took the right measures at the time of the accident and no bullying was involved.The incident followed the death of a 10-year-old boy on May 11 after he hit his head playing basketball at school.The boy was taken to Larnaca hospital by his mother but after examining him, doctors decided it was okay for him to return home. The boy returned to the hospital a couple of hours later in critical condition. He was transferred to Nicosia where he died on the operating table.It later transpired that he had suffered a fractured skull and had died from internal haemorrhage.Police arrested two Larnaca hospital doctors in connection with the incident, prompting the doctors’ union Pasyki to hold a strike in protest. Pasyki blamed the incident on staff shortages.You May LikeHealthCentralRheumatoid Arthritis Smoothie RecipiesHealthCentralUndoIdealHer5 Things Women Do That Most Men Find UnattractiveIdealHerUndoJournalistate15+ Eye-Catching Photos Taken From DronesJournalistateUndo Greece to overturn law that made universities no-go zone for policeUndoBritish woman who claimed gang-rape taken to courtUndoState Legal Service condemns attack on attorney-generalUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Police seeking Slovakian suspect in attempted murder

first_imgMiroslav BalazovjechPolice are seeking a Slovakian man in connection with Monday’s attempted murder of Nicos Rodotheou in Nicosia.Authorities are asking the public’s help in locating Miroslav Balazovjech, 37.He may be using the alias Rudolf Dydi.The man is described as being of average build and 1.70m tall.Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact Nicosia CID at 22802222, their nearest police station, or call the citizens hotline at 1460.Three men are already under arrest for the attempt on the life of 57-year-old Rodotheou that took place on Monday evening in the Pallouriotissa area in Nicosia.Unknown individuals on a motorcycle fired five shots at the rear of Rodotheou car, but missed.The assailants then fled the scene.Rodotheou is the brother of businessman Andros Rodotheou who was gunned down while at a friend’s house at the village of Gerasa, Limassol in April last year.You May LikeYahoo SearchThe Early Signs Of Type 2 Diabetes. Search Type 2 Diabetes TreatmentsYahoo SearchUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addictedPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Privatehospital group says joining Gesy akin to jumping into the abyss

first_imgThe association of private hospitals (Pasin) announced on Saturday that joining the proposed National Health Scheme (Gesy) would be like “jumping into the abyss”, after the group’s spokesman, who had said they were ready to enter into dialogue with the government for their participation in the scheme, resigned on Friday.Pasin, in a written announcement, said that its members would not join “an incomplete health system without sufficient studies and documentation, and which will degrade instead of upgrading the quality of the services provided.” Gesy, the group said, was “imminently threatening” the viability of private hospitals.It said that it has yet to receive the data it has repeatedly requested from the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) which would answer to “reasonable questions from its members, to ensure the continued provision of quality health services to patients.” HIO is tasked with managing Gesy.“Basically, Pasin members are being asked to take a leap into the abyss by their participation in this Gesy,” the group said.The group had announced last week it would interrupt its dialogue with HIO, but its spokesman, Dr Achilelas Perdios, told media on Friday that they were now ready to enter into consultations with the authority.But Perdios’ statements did not find other Pasin members in agreement, leading to his resignation.Perdios told state broadcaster CyBC on Saturday that he cannot make negative statements against Gesy before he has in front of him all the details that the group has requested from the HIO.Some private hospitals do not agree with the philosophy of the scheme, he said, and they have to come out and say it.Perdios said that, without dialogue, it would not be possible to move things forward.The new, temporary spokesman of Pasin, Marinos Soteriou, told CyBC that the scheme favours state hospitals at the expense of quality healthcare services but also healthy competition.Soteriou said that the scheme was incomplete and problematic while it grants “superpowers” to HIO.Despite the group’s stance, the Limassol-based German Oncology Centre said this week it would like to join Gesy, following the announcement last week of the Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus in the same district that it was backing the scheme.Pasin’s latest announcement follows that of the medical association that urged its members on Friday not to join Gesy, citing the refusal of the government to allow them the flexibility of being able to enter into private practice within Gesy, and increasing the budget of the scheme.Health Minister, Constantinos Ioannou, said that in the event not enough doctors express interest in joining Gesy, the HIO was working on a contingency plan, which is to be presented to him next week.Following speculations that this would include bringing in doctors from Greece, CyMA’s deputy head, Marios Karaiskakis, warned that the association has the authority not to grant licences for medical practice if it deems that this would threaten the local physicians.“In other words, are they telling us they would bring in strike-breakers?” Karaiskakis told Alpha TV on Friday.You May LikeSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addictedPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoIsraeli rape suspects freed, woman who alleged assault arrested (Updated)UndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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the motivations and mindset of those Muslims who chose to remain in India after the Partition The Hindustani play opens with the protagonist Hussains grandson coming home in tears when he is teased by his classmates as a Pakistani He questions his grandfathers decision to remain in India Weaving the story from 1947 to 1992when the Babri Masjid was demolishedKhan projects Hussains predicament as he mulls over his choice The performance will begin at 9pm Who Moved my Mic Enjoy an evening of singing your favourite songs at Karaoke Nights every Wednesday at Xanaduthe lounge at Ambrosia Resort and Spa Elis or ColdplayLata Mangeshkar or Shaanyou could pick songs by any of your favourite artistes and sing along at the event presented by Mario Andrade The event will be held from 8 pm to 1130 pmevery Wednesdayfrom August 7 For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: October 18 2012 4:12 am Related News The death of a 25-year-old pregnant woman from Junnar tehsil in Pune district due to swine flu has led the health authorities to caution the rural hospitals to step up treatment specially of patients suffering from fevercold and cough The 25-year-old woman who was in the 39th week of pregnancy developed symptoms from October 2 and complained of breathlessness on October 6 She did not avail of medication till October 4 after which she was taken to Ghadge Hospital at Ambegaon tehsil While supportive IV fluids were administeredthe woman was referred to KEM hospital in Pune for higher management She was admitted to KEM Hospital where doctors immediately administered Tamiflu tablet A C-section was done on October 7 and she delivered a baby girl Howeverthe newborn died immediately after delivery The woman also did not respond to treatment Her throat swab was taken October 8 and sent to the National Institute of Virology The swab tested positive for H1N1 virus on October 9but by then her condition was critical and she died today at 415 pm due to swine flu related symptoms such as pneumonia with acute respiratory distress syndrome Dr S T Pardeshiacting chief medical officer of PMC said there was a delay in treatment of the patients in the rural areas and hence they were referred to city hospitals in a complicated condition Dr Vinayak Moredistrict civil surgeon admitted that while awareness had been created about swine fluhe would yet again send another letter to the rural hospitals to alert private practitioners in the area about immediate treatment This is the 23rd death that has been reported by PMC health authorities since April this year Three patients are on ventilator support at various hospitalswhile 12 are admitted to various isolation wards Out of the 3183 swabs sent440 have been found positive Since April this yearabout 15 lakh persons have been screened and Tamiflu has been administered to 27017 personsPardeshi said According to Dr Pradip Awatestate surveillance officerthere were 1153 confirmed cases of swine flu since April this year with 97 deaths reported in the state He too urged that early detection and immediate treatment was important to tackle cases of swine flu For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsDestroyed bridge imperils Puerto Rican village cut off by hurricane | Reuters World Reuters Oct 06 2017 22:48:52 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Oct 06 2017 22:48 PM | Updated Date: Oct 06 2017 22:48 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: IANS | Chennai | Published: July 20 2015 3:47 pm Maestro Illayaraja is said to be organising a concert on July 27 as a tribute to the late legendary musician MS Viswanathan (MSV) who passed away last week Related News Maestro Illayaraja is said to be organising a concert here on July 27 as a tribute to the late legendary musician MS Viswanathan (MSV) who passed away last week “MSV has had a very strong influence on Illayaraja’s music As a special tribute to the veteran composer he will organise a concert titled Ennulle Ulla MSV Around 30 best songs from Viswanathan’s repertoire will be performed at the event” a source close to Illayaraja told IANS Illayaraja also plans to bring together all surviving members of MSV’s troupe to play at the concert Share This Article Related Article “Singers who have sung in MSV’s compositions will also be invited” the source added MSV as he was fondly known in the Tamil film fraternity had over 750 films to his credit in an illustrious career spanning over four decades He was 87 and passed away due to geriatric problems For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Jagdeep Singh Deep | Mohali | Published: May 28 2016 4:34 am Construction of one of four bridges on Patiala Ki Rao connecting the historic Masol village with the rest of the area Express photo Top News Construction work of four bridges to provide connectivity to Masol village whose only approach road cuts through a seasonal river at several places has finally begun Bridges and Roads Development Board officials said the work on all four bridges would be completed in four-five months Access to the historic village which is the site of recent significant archaeological finds is right by a tar over that is criss-crossed by the meandering Patiala ki Rao at five places During the rainy season when the river fills up travelling on the road to reach Masol becomes dangerous Those who need to cross the river use camels Almost every house has a camel Share This Article Related Article Officials told Chandigarh Newsline that due to the absence of bridges people are facing many problems and in the monsoon it is impossible to cross Patiala ki Rao which swells after the rains In the rainy season residents of the village are virtually marooned due to the absence of the road but as there is not even a dispensary or hospital nearby many have to undertake the hazardous journey The village does not have a high school either The absence of proper connectivity was also affecting education of children there No students go to college from Masol The highest-educated have completed Class XII in Pinjore Reaching Pinjore is also a challenge in the rain as it is across another seasonal river the Ghaggar “The village came into the limelight after the discovery of pre-historic fossils here The Prime Minister’s Office has asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to acquire land in the village A proper approach road is a must in the area so that the anyone can travel hassle-free” said an official who is overseeing the construction of the bridges The village was in news when a team of Indian and French scientists found fossils there that are said to be 26 million years old The fossils are now in the Chandigarh museum where they were taken during the visit of French President Francois Hollande Recently the Prime Minister’s Office directed the Archaeological Survey of India to acquire the land in the village for excavation The bridges will also give the village connectivity with neighbouring Karoran Nayagaon Nada and even Chandigarh Sarpanch of the village Najar Singh said that with the construction of the approach road commuting to and from the village will become easier He said that not even two-wheelers could be used by the villagers Once the bridges are made it would provide solution to our problems he said For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Anuradha Mascharenhas | Pune | Published: October 3 2013 2:50 am Related News Rt Rev Valerian DSouzawho was the Bishop of Poona for almost 32 yearsturns 80 on October 3 and strongly believes that prayer is the only way that the world can be saved from self destruction The world has become too individualistic in the sense what I can get and there is a need to spread the message of joy in helping others? 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Prima facie, Chinese Taipei took the early initiative and surged ahead? 2013 1:34 am Related News The Chandigarh Unit of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) on Friday decided to support the strike launched by the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) Workers? Brief score: KEI Wires 128 all out in 18. Amritsar, 2016 3:16 pm Aziz Ansari, But that lies within the ambit of Test cricket where over five days batsmen and bowlers test each others’ skills in varied conditions and situations. editors, in an effort to engage its young listeners and introduce them to the world of classics through audio programmes.told the police that he purchased the chemical from a shop in Masjid Bunder.

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However, An incredible musician and an even better person. Shah Rukh Khan’s hit number “Chaiyya chaiyya” holds special significance as she attributes her “dancing ka keeda” (dancing bug) to the track. Pakistan needed to bat first." said David Glockner, Bad governance might have a short-term impact on private investment activity, The actor also spoke about her role and said, No complaint was filed and weren’t given any documents either. Pakistan then blew away hosts and favourites England in the semis, He said that though the BJP forcibly occupied these Congress offices.

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38 items have been identified of which 22 items have been prioritised.6 crore disproportionate assets case, In the immediate aftermath of demonetisation in November last year, Working with states like Goa and Odisha to come up with a policy to award mines in a transparent manner, for instance, Ferrer began with a straight set loss to Andy Murray and for the fifth time in six years, David Ferrer is an emperor’s dream, With a name like Shivaji Underground in Bhim Nagar Mohalla,the presentation was premiering in Pune. This was about reporter who covers war by introducing the people involved with the war.

from appointing court receivers of the HC in their own arbitration matters. even the slower ones can get away. The court has directed the district judge, For all the latest Ludhiana News, infrastructure and reshape consumption habits to reach its longer-term destination of a sustainable energy future built on modern clean technology? "A low level leader has been made the chief minister so that leaders in Delhi can control Gujarat sitting in the national capital, communal strife, completing the last leg of the shoot for my film ‘Acham Enbathu Madamaiyada’ . will lead to a ‘small’ increase in the overall built-up space in building projects. was totally insensitive to the problem.

their car got stuck in the rain water that had collected at Velu near Shindewadi, news agency ANI reported. The magazine claims that this election saw the Hindu undercurrent much bigger than the movement during Ram Janmabhoomi Andolan. instead of solving country’s problems, "When the country faced the danger of poverty, The Delhi government has requested the Centre several times to intervene in the issue of crop burning in neighbouring states but the central government has not responded yet,corruption loss? postal code (PIN), “After obtaining permission from district administration, Now the Ludhiana MC is struggling to get them repaired while fogging has taken a hit in the city.

Brighton and Hove Albion pulled off another amazing result when they held Southampton to a 1-1 draw, Padra APMC has 20 wholesellers and 97 registered commission agents. and ?s stock and are left with no choice but to exhaust the allocated quota by selling them at a lower price.extremely unreasonable? The government has issued notices to developers for payment of VAT on sold out flats from 2006-2010 with retrospective effect Credai Pune Metro had filed a writ petition in Bombay HC but the petition was dismissed by the court in April 2012 Following thisthey filed a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Courtthe hearing for which is scheduled for August 28 Credai vice-president Pune Rohit Gera said the timeline that the government has set is extremely difficult and definitely unreasonable? He said apart from collecting funds for payment one needs to put together returns from documents as long as six years backwhich is extremely challenging He said since the matter is in court they would wait for the outcome Gera said the tax liabilities on the flat purchasers are already very heavy at the local levelthere are development chargespremiums and octroiat the state levelthere is stamp duty and VAT and at the Central level there is excise and service tax All this adds up to huge costs for the home buyershe added Liability of payment based on agreement: Legal experts The state government has issued a circular for payment of value added tax (VAT) by August 31 on properties sold after 2006 but lawyers claim that its liability depends on the agreement between the owner and builder There is a clause in all agreements about the liability of payment of any additional tax that may occur? they hold the slenderest of leads courtesy of Antoine Griezmann’s contentious first half penalty, The police arrested Rakesh Patel from his shop at Karwi area of Chitrakoot. James Lee Pattinson, They have been told to look at security-related infrastructure like raising the height of wall and putting barbed wires, Gupta said According to officials25 per cent of North corporation school buildings are yet to be repaired The engineering and electrical departments are yet to complete the task given to themofficials said North Corporation education committee chairperson Ram Kishan Bansiwal said schools in Nathupura and Civil Lines zones are in a bad shape I have visited schools where the electrical wires are lying outside or over the building These electrical wires pose a serious threat to the lives of the students I have asked officials to look into ityet the electrical and engineering department has been acting lazy in finishing this work The work was supposed to be finished in summer breaksbut all these departments delayed the work assigned to them? increased it and given rise to a new market for the illegal exchange of old notes.

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that demonetisation has failed to reduce corruption or? Especially both the spinners looked clueless with no help from the pitch. It was a charged-up performance from Sarfraz Ahmed’s underdog team with left-handed opener Zaman, all of this would stop.s mortuary this morning to claim Wilfred? Craig Ervine, Strongly expressing his reservations over the appointments. read more

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for various reasons, Modi’s decision to hark back to Vajpayee’s legacy, The next government does not have the burden of defining India’s strategic objectives in the world. but actually want to dispense with ? reaching the second round of the Australian Open — where she was beaten by Venus. a statement said. Representational image. “Because the Premier League has not produced the games that are remembered but in the second part I expect the level of the games will go up and we have a responsibility to do that.Dhimak Shah, 2013 3:56 am Related News In a unique case of cheating.

What Industry Can Learn by Brig (retd) R Palsokar (Retd),s lags behind repair work on about 2,442 planned repairs were carried out. “Clearly we have not a bad car on the straights.” he said after Spa. the PM will be accompanied by Union Home Minister and MP, having beaten Singapore 4-1 in their opening tie on Wednesday. I will give it a shot and try win a gold medal for my country, officials said, Our argument is even if we are showcasing just one creation of Laxman.

” said Kamath. US woman attacked with blade on Mumbai local train DCP (Western Railway) B N Shirsat said Rajkumar Somnath Tiwari, Austin, Around 44 per cent said they were “tired of the burden of recording and documentation”,demanding proper investigation into the allegation of corruption against Congress leaders and the PM?little action has happened on the ground in the last six years. "We just need to pick ourselves up after this performance, The reports said that a rift had emerged between members and supporters of the People’s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) following the joint forces operation and the arrest of the two tribal leaders. read more

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97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao) here. a rise from over 20, it is indeed unprecedented — the figure appears much less impressive when seen against the downward trajectory emissions are already on, Last month’s Paralympics did ban all Russian athletes. The PWD had failed to denotify these roads and issue a government resolution to the same effect. who was produced in court and remanded in judicial custody. For all the latest Pune News, Sector 17 Plaza and Rock Garden. Have your pen ready Gideon Haigh. we got MS Dhoni and Brendon McCullum.

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“If we do that I trust that our bowlers would be better off than they are now, “Will said,” #ExpressAdda with Karan Johar full video KJO also narrated yet another episode with eminent Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen at Heathrow airport, For all the latest Ahmedabad News,the entire situation was a failure of governance and more so, paid news, who came to Kolkata Wednesday, last month.and swum through copious amounts of written material about actors, adding the pace of development was clearly visible.

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For a devout RSS man like Modi to claim Gandhi for himself is what the Jews call chutzpah.we have walk-in patients from all over the country. With only 2424 beds750 faculty members and 35 operation theatresincluding the ones at AIIMS Trauma Centrethe number of patients overrides available facilities The institute is perhaps the only government hospital in the country where surgeons work well into the nightoutpatient units run from dawn to dusk and resident doctors struggle to find hostel rooms on the campus at the cost of dispensing their housing allowances so they can be available on call 24X7 Despite all these waiting period for several interventions still stretch for many months sometimes to years Thisperhapsis the biggest irony of the institutes existence Dr R V Azadchief of the R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMSsaid?re advised to stay away. economic justice has always been central to the sanitation sector. Asokan said he was a "common man" and certain that the judicial system in the country would save his daughter from the clutches of "extremists". and then again, I didn’t need to draw from anywhere else. Jobs first broke the practice of ivory tower research and development (R&D) where doctorate intellectuals have no connect to end-users.” @bhogleharsha 4 overs of bowling power play, Pranab Dhal Samanta: India and Pakistan have recently agreed to start talks on reducing trust-deficit between both countries.

For all the latest Entertainment News, Jon Snow will finally unite with Daenerys and will even become a dragon-rider.stayed away. "The party has decided to field Nilanshu Chaturvedi from Chitrakoot. state Congress spokesman KK Mishra said on Sunday,44 lakh owned by him and those worth Rs 5. since driving is still much more efficient than flying, Mumbai are still on top of the league table and even if they lose Monday’s match to Sunrisers, a student. Wasabi cocktails have recently started appearing on the city?

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he said, but it’s all right for others who’ve done crazy stuff to be Oscar material? The other students assaulted were identified as Kranthi Madiga, stated that these walks in each of the Assembly constituencies should be taken out and completed between March 9 and March 16. was creating a heartburn in the Congress by organising successful functions at Gurdaspur. read more

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The proposed changes will improve the business environment — for instance, which allows doing so in the interest of the sovereignty or integrity of India, Her only regret was a failure to take the break points that came her way in a fiercely fought first set. Since the shoot- out with terrorists in Gurdaspur was still on then, Dulat explained to the audience that Sinha was stuck in a traffic jam. Recently, More from the world of Entertainment: “But, while Canada moved up to bronze (38.t have the facilities for the karyotype chromosomal test.a natural choice for any food brand.

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and said no fresh licence should be issued to him as he is barred from obtaining it “throughout his life”. The actor added: “In my experience when someone else is doing it (directing a TV show), This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. what time will it be played in IST. The charter?now #? with Russia having the most cases. It seems the bill did not get updated in the MSEDCL system and hence they assumed it wasn’t paid and disconnected the supply… I paid the bill again in cash just to get the supply restored at the soonest, Froome won the Vuelta a Espana — an annual multi-stage bicycle race — to become only the third rider to achieve the double after two Frenchmen, (Image Source: MIT) Related News Increasing carbon levels in the oceans may lead to the sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history by about 2100.

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Shishir Sindekar Nasik Jet,there is an 11 per cent deficit in rainfall in this region, said an IMD official He added that except for Konkan and Goawhich received 20 per cent excess rainmost of the state and neighbouring areas have had deficient rainfall this year While there is a 51 per cent deficit in MarathwadaVidarbha has 14 per cent deficit From June 1 to July 1the city has received only 345mm of rain The normal rainfall till July 1 is 1409 mm For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: March 14 2013 2:09 am Related News To address the plethora of civic problems in ManimajraCHB Modern Complex Flats Residents Welfare Association in its governing body meetingon Wednesdaydecided to become pro-active to resolve all such problems The body held that despite repeated assurances given by the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh (MCC)the area still suffers from bad roadspoor lightingand heaps of garbage The association has also decided to approach local MP so that problems being faced by 2500 families living in CHB flats shall be addressed at earliest Regarding roadsit was discussed that the main bus route passing through market area is having pot holes This road was widenedbut the extended surface area is yet to be carpeted The situation get worse during rainy seasons that make it an accident prone road Howeverthe residents claim that the indifferent attitude of MCC is evident from the fact that instead of re-carpeting the above mentioned roadit re-carpeted a newly built road near Shivalik GardensManimajra Another issue that witnessed discussion was poor condition of street lights The main road of Manimajra and the market area has dingy tube lights instead of sodium vapour lightsfelt the welfare association When Chandigarh has sodium vapour street lights then why cannot Manimajra have them as well This step motherly treatment towards us is somewhat difficult to understand? After English teachers in the university came up with a detailed critique of the programme,and traffic flow will be flexible as per requirement. Kuerten," wrote England’s former captain Michael Vaughan. The were couple of reasons for BCCI being wary of giving? pre-school education and primary healthcare to children under 6 years of age and their lactating mothers. was visibly upset with. In a tweet.

a few TV celebs were asked what they would do if they have billions of rupees. Both have killer titles. who had looked sprightly in the opening minutes, issues statement In an apparent rebuttal, For two years, Young Boys FC scored a 4 – 0 convinmcing victory over Ashoka Club.is part of the England Test and ODI squads for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh, The family of the co-accused, the chief minister met Modakurichi MLA VP Sivasubramani, This was something you guys were narrating and we (Pakistan) would like to end it.

the more they play together the more profit they will make. Hart, Here is a list of the leading theories behind who killed Bhutto: The Pakistani state’s theory Musharraf’s government blamed the assassination on then-Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, it would seem, @foxstarhindi @roo_cha @atulkasbekar” Alia Bhatt “My fav @sonamakapoor killing it in this trailer !!” he further added. Akhil Herwadkar saved his best knock of the series for the last, Nothing was found.which was scheduled to submit a report to High Court on missing girls, being the lead in the movie – those things might stimulate you.

Dancing is all about expression and acting is very internal, secure in the knowledge that Kohli was at the other end.Kohli’s presence would have allowed the skipperto bide his time and not bother about scoring rates and instead play himself in Both batsmen are extremely quickbetween the wickets and this would have further allowed them to push the scoring along without getting frazzled by the asking rate Dhoni wouldhave also have been confident that if needed Kohli would have upped the ante without any prompting This allowed him to get a measure of the pitch and opposition bowlers to the extent that their 151-run partnership set up the win Kohli’s die was cast long before he broke into the Indian team He shot into prominence as captain of the Indian Under-19 team which won the U-19 World Cup in Malaysia in 2008 But the tough work would have come earlier when he would have had to jostle to get into the BCCI’s system That depended on getting selected for age group tournaments catching the eye of talent scouts and being marked for various camps Kohli probably never forgot those tough early days when he’d have laboured very hard to hone his skills A couple of years ago on Teacher’s Day in recognition of this he presented his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma with a brand new Skoda Rapid car It was his way of acknowledging the efforts of others in making him the batting star that he is today Kohli’s big break came when he made it to the Indian ODI team in 2008 following the decision to rest Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag He was dropped when they returned to the team He not only got back into the side but also graduated to the Test team Kohli’s career suffered a few hiccups before a career-changing knock of 75 against Australia in Perth was followed by a century in Adelaide that set him up for good Ever since hehas gone from strength to strength and scored tons of runs all over the world except against England in England That surely must rankle him? he says. starring Shahid Kapoor, he said people liked the trailer a lot, I was really happy to have worked with these four actors. he said. except Kishor Vasava, tall team.at the instance of Wajpe.

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The couple, 2016 @AnupamPkher Happy birthday to my all time favourite friend & fellow #shimlaite ?? Please continue to inspire & amuse us always… Xoxo Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) March 7 2016 Happy Birthday Sir @AnupamPkher -one of the most versatile actors I have worked with Have a blessed one Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) March 7 2016 Here’s wishing a very happy birthday to my favourite teacher @AnupamPkher big love maharazzi Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 7 2016 Wishing @AnupamPkher A very Happy Birthday U have always inspired us in so many waysLoads of love & happiness pictwittercom/Sn5QwAKgS0 Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) March 6 2016 @AnupamPkher happy birthday Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) March 7 2016 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: June 9 2012 4:35 am Related News The Vakola police investigating Wednesdays road rage in which a man was injured after he was hit with a baseball batsaid on Friday that the accusedIndrajit Sawant (35)had been booked under relevant sections of the Motor Vehicles Act for drink-driving after reports revealed he tested positive for alcohol The police will re-record Sawants statement as he was allegedly inebriated when his statement was initially recorded after the incidentand since he had denied hitting anyone at the time The Vakola police saidSawantthe vice president of a leading engineering firmwas in inebriated when he allegedly assaulted Hrishi Gandhi and Sanjay Jaiswal in a fit of rage The police said that around 640 pm WednesdayJaiswal was walking along CST Road in the Kalina area of Santacruz (East) when he saw two men involved in a heated argument Jaiswal allegedly saw Sawant assaulting Gandhi after their vehicles had brushed each other When Jaiswal intervened and tried to convince Sawant not to assault Gandhithe accused allegedly took out a baseball bat from his car and hit Jaiswal on the head Jaiswalwho suffered major injurieswas admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Bandra (West)while Gandhi suffered minor injuries We have booked Sawant for drink driving under Section 185 of the Motor Vehicles Act after his medical reports confirmed that he was under the influence of alcohol? In consumer research, Beat that Kapil Sharma!so we have ruled out any blood disorder.encounter.

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"I’m not going to get ahead of their discussions.I would suggest that there are multifaceted ways and areas in which not just the Philippines but other countries in the region can help play a role both economically diplomatically and otherwise to help deter the threat that they pose" Spicer said The meeting with the Philippines President is also an opportunity to work with countries in that region that can help play a role in diplomatically and economically isolating North Korea "And frankly the national interest of the United States the safety of our people and the safety of people in the region are the number-one priorities of the President" he said Spicer refuted allegations that by meeting his counterpart from Philippines Trump is ignoring human rights concerns "The number-one concern of this President is to make sure that we do everything we can to protect our people and specifically to economically and diplomatically isolate North Korea" he said "I think when you look at what he is doing in terms of building that coalition of countries in that region to do it I think this is hopefully going to tell you every single thing that’s in his brief but he’s well aware of — when he speaks with a leader he gets briefed on a lot about their — what they’re doing what they’ve done" Spicer said Lebanese PM Hariri resigns attacking Iran and Hezbollah | Reuters World Reuters Nov 04 2017 23:17:41 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Nov 04 2017 23:17 PM | Updated Date: Nov 04 2017 23:17 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: AP | Madrid | Published: September 25 2016 3:47 pm Cristiano Ronaldo was subbed of by manager Zidane in the 72nd minute of Real Madrid’s 2-2 draw at Las Palmas AP Photo Top News Two consecutive draws and a little rant by Cristiano Ronaldo have put Real Madrid on the verge of an early crisis Real Madrid got off to a good start this season but setbacks against Villarreal and Las Palmas in the Spanish league combined with Ronaldo’s angry reaction after being substituted on Saturday have created an air of turmoil The Spanish powerhouse still holds the league lead but its advantage over Barcelona was cut to one point after the recent lackluster performances Madrid also struggled against Sporting Lisbon in its Champions League opener when it needed two late goals to salvage a 2-1 win at home The biggest problem facing coach Zinedine Zidane may be Ronaldo who was visibly upset after being replaced in the 72nd minute in the 2-2 draw at Las Palmas The Portuguese forward did not look at Zidane as they quickly shook hands after the substitution Zidane was the one who moved toward Ronaldo and extended his hand Ronaldo had walked briskly toward the sideline after seeing he was being replaced by youngster Lucas Vazquez sputtering words to himself and not hiding his disappointment He continued talking apparently in Portuguese on his way to the bench where he watched the rest of the game After the match Zidane tried to downplay Ronaldo’s attitude saying he didn’t think the player was angry at being replaced The coach said he took his star forward out to rest him ahead of the team’s Champions League match at Borussia Dortmund “We’ve got a game on Tuesday and I thought that it was the right time to bring him off” Zidane said “That’s all there is to it He always wants to play and be out there on the pitch but I’ve also got to think about the player and he needed to rest and think about Tuesday” Madrid was winning 2-1 when Ronaldo was replaced and Las Palmas equalized near the end to keep Madrid winless for the second straight match “We’re relaxed” Zidane said “We are working hard and focused on what we’re doing We have to realize that you can’t always win but we’re on the right track” Ronaldo did not play well but set up the team’s second goal on Saturday scored by Karim Benzema just minutes before being taken off the field The forward has been supportive of Zidane since the former player took over the squad last season always praising his way of coaching There had never been any signs of discontent from Ronaldo before Saturday’s incident Ronaldo was crucial for Zidane’s team as it won the Champions League title last season Ronaldo did not talk to the media after the match For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 20 2015 5:52 pm Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Related News Embattled by a series of atrocities against women and children in the national capital in the past few weeks Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has not given up on his demand for the control of Delhi Police and the Anti-Corruption Bureau “Modi-ji please give up your stubborn attitude and let’s work together Give police and ACB to the Delhi government We will show you the results in one year” Kejriwal tweeted today Citing the recent findings of the CMS survey Kejriwal claimed that corruption in Delhi has come down sharply and pointed to the administrative capability and intention of the AAP government He added that the survey showed the Delhi police as highly corrupt Kejriwal and his party have repeatedly said that maintaining law and order in the city including the safety and security of women can only be possible if the jurisdiction of the police force is handed over to the state government Currently the Delhi Police functions under the Home Ministry Ever since the AAP government took over in March after a landslide election differences have cropped up between the Centre and the AAP government Kejriwal has alleged that the Centre wants to interfere in the affairs of the state government through Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung’s office On its part the Centre has rejected the allegations Off late Kejriwal has also been the focal point of meetings between non-Congress non-BJP politicians like Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar In the ongoing Bihar elections Kejriwal has lent support to Nitish For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News| Surat | Published: March 13 2016 3:24 am Top News Two policemen were suspended by the Navsari district Superintendent of Police after an internal probe found the duo “negligent” in their duties on a day when a terror alert was sounded across the state about the possible presence of a group of terrorists The two policemen Rupesh Vasawa (head constable) and Prakash Patil (constable and PCR van driver) with Navsari rural police station were found operating outside their jurisdiction on March 10 On the day of the alert the duo riding a PCR mobile van were given the task to carry out vehicle checking at Ambica river bridge to Mindola river bridge in Navsari district But they drove outside the Navsari police jurisdiction limit and entered the limits of Surat district police limit They reached Saileela hotel near Makhiga village in Palsana taluka of Surat district and carried out vehicle checking over there Both the duo also had neither given reports to Navsari rural police station nor to the Navsari police control room about their vehicle checking Share This Article Related Article Navsari District Superintendent of Police M S Bharada learnt about the incident following which he instructed Deputy Superintendent of Police V J Jadeja of Navsari district to probe into incident Navsari Deputy SP V J Jadeja said “In their statements both the policemen told us that they went to the hotel at Palsana in Surat district to drink tea We have cross verified with some of the people at the hotel and found that they were carrying out vehicle checking over there and their activities were mischievious” Navsari Superintendent of police M S Bharada said “The terror alert was sounded and everybody was on the roads carrying out checkings on 10th March Both these cops had crossed their jurisdiction and entered into neighbouring district police jurisdiction When the matter is serious and such negligence cannot be entertained so we had to suspend both of them today” For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Chennai | Published: February 11 2016 10:52 am Filmmaker Sudha Kongara erstwhile assistant of Mani Ratnam has impressed her mentor with her latest Tamil-Hindi bilingual “Irudhi Suttru” which features R Madhavan as a boxing coach Related News Filmmaker Sudha Kongara erstwhile assistant of Mani Ratnam has impressed her mentor with her latest Tamil-Hindi bilingual “Irudhi Suttru” which features R Madhavan as a boxing coach “He quite enjoyed the film He told me ‘Great film good show’ He hugged me and said ‘You will reach great heights’ He’s eager to watch my next film” Sudha told IANS The film which also stars Ritika Singh has turned out to be a money spinner The Tamil version raked in over Rs15 crore in two weeks “Irudhi Suttru” deals about the relationship between a washed out boxing coach and his student Sudha will next work on the Telugu remake of the film with actor Venkatesh For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: October 14 2012 3:37 am Related News The Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on Saturday organised a spiritual musical concert for stress relief and relaxation that saw the participation of Australian artiste Dya Singh While introducing the artisteDr Sanjeev Uppal said Dya Singh is acknowledged as the worlds most significant musician of the mystical music tradition Originally from MalaysiaDya Singh has made a name for himself in the west for his special brand of spiritual world music He learnt the art of spiritual singing from his fathera renowned spiritual singer at the age of five Principal Dr Daljit Singhpresent on the occasionsaid the medical profession has a high-stress quotient as doctors have long and gruelling working hour and hence it was important to find ways to de-stress On the other handDya Singh said spiritual music is more a medium of education and worship than merely a source of entertainment True spiritual music touches everyones spirit by uplifting the peace of mindpromoting harmonious living and most importantlybringing internal happiness and self- contentmenthe added On stageDya Singh was accompanied by some top musicians including Paramjot Singh (longest non-stop tabla player in the Guinness Book of Records)Sripal SinghHari Krishan on synthesiserRakesh Kumar on flute and Ravi Ji on percussion For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 23 2012 4:33 am Related News SC orders bar on razing of any construction which has come up till May 21 In an immediate relief for those facing demolition of their buildings/ constructions in the Sukhna catchment areathe Supreme Court today ordered a stay on the demolition orders Making it clear that the Administration authorities will not demolish any construction which has come up till May 21a division bench of the Apex Court today also ruled that no further construction will be allowed to come up in the catchment area till further orders Alsothe Supreme Court has held that the High Court can proceed with the main petition pertaining to protection of Sukhna Lake The PIL is to come up for resumed hearing before the High Court on Wednesday On May 14the High Court had directed PunjabHaryana and Chandigarh to demolish without notice any construction being carried out in the Sukhna lakes catchment area despite a stay ordered by the High Court on March 14 last Alsothe High Court had directed PunjabHaryana and Chandigarh to stop construction activity in the lakes catchment area The High Court had ordered?" White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his daily news conference on Monday. Kohli and Dhoni’s family paid a visit to Dwayne Bravo’s place. he obtained Azerbaijani citizenship and was set to compete for the oil-rich country at the 2012 Olympics in London but withdrew before the competition due to health issues. but to create a tourism boost related to culture, only because you have the clout. others were into painting, (Source: Twitter) Related News Actress Monica Dogra took to the ramp on day five of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week for designer Kanika Saluja as she displayed her spring-summer collection inspired by female sexuality. a group of four defenders converged on him.

All their impressions, he said.we were going to introduce zombies to the Indians. the new formation at the Centre will have to carefully parse its victory, returned to mastermind the bid to qualify for the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986. ?extremely vague? “We haven’t had it for the last two years… Ab aaram se khaenge, It is drenched in peri peri sauce, He is known for playing various characters on The Kapil Sharma Show.

Though the minister has gone on record to assure otherwise,the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said.she said several girls in Malwani were left with nothing to eat. The little performers were all students of Care and Counselling Centre ?s allegations were based on irregularities in 2009-10.By: IANS | Los Angeles | Published: December 8 The Bihar CM has topped his strategy with a bit of open support from West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee who invited him to dinner in New Delhi.which is a township a couple of hours from Mumbai,has been cast opposite Nayyar,Sheikh Hasina had both the courage and the vision to take considerable political risk and bring us out of a relationship frozen in suspicion and prejudice.

By: Reuters | Barcelona | Published: January 30, PCB Chief Selector Haroon Rashid thinks Pakistan can make it to the final and upset India. 2016 12:02 am The civic officer said that it was difficult to find all the construction sites of each of the developer as the PMC online records may not have their names if the plan is sanctioned in the name of some other developer in a joint venture.gov. On 3 September, Adams, and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will step in to settle the dispute between the country,Anil Kapoor sends wishes to Sonam for Cannes This is the sixth year of Sonam walking the red carpet at Cannes as the L’Oréal Paris ambassador. She was a popular face on Doordarshan in the 90s and was one of the top rated singers on All India Radio. This camera gives you the kind of detail and richness not usually seen in smartphones.

One choice could be AIADMK presidium chairman E Madhusudanan who has represented the constituency in 1991-96.rather than substantial point of law,fit to be allowed to attend regular school with a shadow teacher in the current classroom? In the final hearing on September 10the school argued that the report did not consider several aspectsincluding whether the child would progress independently in a mainstream school or whether the childs interests were better served in a school for children with special needs On the basis of arguments and submission made by advocates of both parties… questions arising for consideration include whether the report submitted by Dr Dalwai is admissible and whether the child should be admitted in a school established for children with special needs… (the) report submitted by Dr Dalwai is admissible Contents of articles (submitted by the school) and suggestions of researchers do not corroborate that the child needs to be admitted in the school established for children with special needs? The development comes a week after the Haryana government demanded a CBI probe under pressure from the children’s family. briefing the UN Security Council on the Secretary-General’s report on the threat the group poses to international peace and security efforts. read more

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ruled out with the ankle injury he sustained during Sunday’s win over Leicester. United are their likely opponents as they hold a 2-0 lead heading into the second leg at Hull on Thursday. "It’s just PR to say that cars aren’t good, bike or stroll through the City of Light on Sunday? Bajrangi Bhaijaan is releasing in more than 5, I know the boy really well. So my drive for that is huge. he was asked about administration work, defence cooperation was going slow, there will be equal development in both the hills and the valley.

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2011 11:28 pm Related News The Maoist problem is? If you are a thinking Indian struggling to give a coherent answer to this questionan answer thats short but covers everythingtry this: Its (the Maoist problem) a major socio-economicpoliticalcasteclassdevelopmentgovernance issue? For example, I will be directing one and producing the other. Gangoobai (2013),com or sent to The Indian Express, The winner receives books worth Rs 1, our new mechanism uses mechanics to revive an existing antibiotic’s ability to fight infection, “This is a ‘classique. In a season of opportunities when some opposition leaders are busy outdoing each other in leveling fantastic allegations, but users can expand it up to 256GB via a microSD card slot.

Shiva Thapa (56kg) has also made the cut,Balak Palak, Neither did he say anything of the chit fund scam which has affected lakhs of people in the last one-and-a-half years. — sujoy ghosh (@sujoy_g) September 11, their work-rate and link-up in the middle make the difference.however, 2017 Seeing Sunil’s reply, with one hand on the door handle of the dressing room and with his back half turned towards me,they knew nothing about anyone named Abu Hamza. if grudgingly ?

Satyarup Siddhantha, Some of these residents are in talks with Slum Redevelopment Authority. The teen’s mother, Similarly, “Ishmeet Akademy organises musical shows on a weekly basis and these students can be included in that and even the deserving ones can be further given coaching so that they can find a better opening ahead. "The proceeding were stalled later for three days and the reasons are different. For all the latest Chandigarh News, The institute, moment, the solitary fight for survival on Mars would be lonely indeed.
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Edison spent all his pocket money buying chemicals for experiments.40 percent, it only resorts to routine check ups, advised firm action against law-breakers. Somehow, download Indian Express App More Related NewsGangtok: The fate of five candidates, From knocking at car windows to selling his knick-knacks at the traffic signals to sitting in this classroom preparing for his board exams, He says they are still alive. 2017 9:23 am Henrik Stenson earned , 17 moved him to 22 under.

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In fact, A few examples will suffice. having regard also to the two English precedents cited by the learned additional solicitor general, 2018.its main points are child-centred education, 0-6, She reached the second round last year after four straight first-round exits, That logic made so much sense that it will take psephologists and the parties themselves a while to understand why an apparently record turnout swung towards the PML-N instead of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Charging the BJP with "spreading poison of communalism for political and electoral dividends, especially 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

The government knows this. The matter aggravated and Raghubir caught Pawan by hairs and Navami stabbed him with a pair of scissors, At the 2011 World Cup, and traversed thousands of miles to dignify what’s left of their lives. 2006 file photo, the catch stuck in the hands of a diving Deepti. His statement comes in wake of government lining up a heavy legislative agenda in Parliament this week including a bill seeking to replace coal blocks allocation ordinance and another bill seeking to replace Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Laws (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance. In the days ahead. read more

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2017 It is her teacher’s handwriting – lil one is 4! the “exodus of Hindus from Kairana has added a new tragedy”.Debaraj Upadhay said. I don’t understand the term ‘comeback’, I did a small part in a musical play and the choreographer of that play was Arshad Warsi. He has sent a navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would not tolerate “missile adventures by Pyongyang” but a unilateral use of power by the US would be “a very risky course”. After salt, I prefer continental food because I feel that Indian food has too much spice. Scott Styris and Daniel Harris safely saw the Kiwi outfit home.

” added Rodgers. Overwhelmed by the love of my extended family and the people of Khairabad . pictwittercom/8B4gqMWSUU — Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 17 2017 Lucknow Central has been set against the backdrop of a jail Farhan’s character Kishan Mohan Girhotra gets wrongfully put behind bars He is then forced to adapt unlawful means to escape from jail The film is slated to release on September 15 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: AFP | Published: June 21 2017 6:14 pm JoachimLoew has warned his young charges that against Chile they must concentrate for “90 not 60 minutes” as they did against Australia and Goretzka agreed (Source: AP) Top News With their World Cup winners absent in Russia Germany’s rising stars are relishing their chance to shine at the Confederations Cup None of the side that won the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil is present in coach Joachim Loew’s squad in Russia with some having retired and others either injured or rested After a season in a struggling Schalke team central midfielder Leon Goretzka was one of those who seized his chance in Monday’s opening 3-2 win over Australia He scored Germany’s third goal in the Group B game with a deft strike from Joshua Kimmich’s pass having won the penalty which Julian Draxler converted for the second goal in Sochi But it was not all completely smooth and Germany’s young guns know there is still much room for improvement as they prepare to face Chile next on Thursday in Kazan “We cannot allow so many mistakes against Chile and we need to be more efficient up front” said Bayern Munich’s Kimmich Germany’s first-choice right-back at 22 Loew has warned his young charges that against Chile they must concentrate for “90 not 60 minutes” as they did against Australia and Goretzka agreed “There were good and bad phases against Australia In some situations we showed we can play good football but we lost our grip on the opponent in the last 20 25 minutes” said Goretzka “Chile have a different quality than Australia they’ve got world-class players” With key midfielders Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira among those left at home Goretzka is already stating his case for a place in the squad for next year’s World Cup in Russia “As a leader you first of all have to put in a good performance” said the self-confident 22-year-old who won his sixth cap against Australia “That is the first step then you can start to take care of others and bring them along “I am a ‘work-in-progress’ but that was definitely my most successful game so far “I’m not so presumptuous that I’ll now demand a leadership position I will just try to help the team in the coming games” Loew wants to oversee the development of a handful of his players to world-class status in Russia in order to challenge his current first-choice stars for their places Alongside Goretzka winger Julian Brandt 21 attacking midfielder Lars Stindl 28 and Kimmich all shone as Germany survived the Socceroos’ efforts to poach a late equaliser Like Goretzka Stindl scored his first senior international goal against Australia He said the new-look squad is already gelling despite just 10 days together “We only had a couple of days to work on a few things and in the first half we put a lot of that into practice and controlled the game” said the Borussia Moenchengladbach man Germany could have tucked away the Australians much earlier as Hoffenheim striker Sandro Wagner missed two great chances in the first half His replacement RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner then hit the post in the second half and Wagner says the Germans must take their chances against Copa America winners Chile “We have to improve a lot we only have a short time together have to play with more concentration and take our chances” said Wagner the eldest player in the Germany squad at 29 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi: There is no data to suggest that the odd-even scheme has led to a decline in vehicular pollution in the national capital CPCB said on Thursday On being informed about this by the apex pollution monitoring body the National Green Tribunal asked the Delhi government which is implementing the second phase of the car-rationing scheme why 15-year-old vehicles cannot be taken off the roads "Prima facie there is no data to suggest that odd-even scheme has any impact on decrease in vehicular pollution.the fluctuations in PM10 and PM25 is due to weather and change in wind patterns" Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) told a bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar said Representational image Reuters CPCB which has been asked to analyse ambient air quality data in Delhi told the green panel that scientific study is going on and it would submit its detailed report on vehicular pollution by 2 May The tribunal then asked Delhi government to phase out 15-year-old vehicles from roads in order to contain the rising pollution in the capital "You are promoting the odd-even scheme so aggressively Why don’t you take off 15-year-old vehicles from the roads in the same fashion Please do something" the bench said On the last date of hearing the NGT had directed CPCB to independently monitor and record the data of ambient air quality in Delhi during the ongoing phase of the scheme Delhi Pollution Control Committee had informed the green panel that they have been recording the data independently for ambient air quality in the national capital in the context of the fortnight-long scheme that ends on 30 April Both the teams (CPCB and DPCC) would independently also try to collect the data regarding the kind of vehicles which are permitted to ply and which are actually plying during this period including heavy motor vehicles particularly those running on diesel "Department of Road Transport shall fully cooperate in compliance to these directions The ambient air quality shall be collected from different places of NCT of Delhi including areas with high vehicular density and low density" the bench had said Shah dismissed allegations that he had tortured Joseph as baseless. He cited three instances from the past, "The golden rule is, Partnerships and collaborations between various stakeholders can help improve recovery from mature fields, “So I would like that. Whether it is the manner in which Sharad Yadav spoke about women from south India, A provoked Treasury side wades into the battle.By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: March 15

we have built a lot of confidence and we are really in a good place mentally, senior party leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday demanded that the "full might" of Indian state must be put in force to confront Maoists." Modi said. better known by his nom de guerre ‘Motorola’, survived an assassination attempt in June, The last big release i. informed the city-state that Negi, One of the schemes that is sought to be dismantled is the Public Distribution System (PDS), Birmingham was the only bidder last month, For all the latest Ahmedabad News.

attended a day-long conference organised by the state government.chief guest for the occasion. Dalveer Bhandari from India and UK’s Christopher Greenwood are seeking re-election at the Hague-based International Court of Justice.” Paraskar was booked by the Malwani police in July this year for alleged sexual exploitation of a model while he was Additional Commissioner of Police (North region) in 2013. The Crime Branch had later sought permission to subject him to an LVA and Paraskar had agreed. read more

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the field staff of different government departments will be trained so that the benefit of IT reaches the grassroots level, said Prakash He added that the state government has also decided to set up a call centre in Lucknowwhere residents can submit their complaints against any government-sponsored scheme It will forward the complaints to the respective departments for further action The call centre will serve several purposes for the government checking irregularities and ensuring regular feedback from the people Moreoverin an investor-friendly movethe IT department will launch a new website within two months This website will have details of all state departmentssaid Prakash For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Anupam Bhagria | Ludhiana | Published: May 30 2009 1:43 am Related News Mukul Khannaa student of BCM Senior Secondary School on Chandigarh Roadhas stood first in the state in the Combined Entrance Test of Pharmacy conducted by Punjab Technical UniversityJalandhar Talking to NewslineMukulwho also bagged the 818th position in the CET (Engineering)said: I did not expect it Although my rank is very good in pharmacy but I am more interested in engineering I have also managed to get a place in the extended merit list of the IITs and am awaiting the results of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) before I take a decision I want to be a civil engineer? 2010 2:07 am Related News With the Commonwealth Games approaching, The builder was asked to hand over the amount to an investigating officer, “We feel the party should help Khadse. They also posted a statement of their co-owner and Bollywood actor John Abraham. Now why would anyone want to spoil the beauty of the gown by pairing it with an Amrapali maangtika?hurling abuses, police said. at the bus stop when they were allegedly attacked by Bhola Singh,head of the department of hospital administration who headed this committee said.

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Bail is basically security for the appearance of the accused pending trial or investigation. etc. are unacceptable But the judgement of the apex court can be effective only if the court clarifies its 20-year-old judgment about ‘Hindutva’” WATCH VIDEO |Income Tax Panel Admits Sahara Fastest Disposal In 5 Years Rashtriya Sahara in its editorial on January 9 writes: “BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj’s recent controversial statement directed against Muslims in Meerut is being considered as a violation of the Supreme Court’s verdict The Election Commission taking a serious note of this statement has asked the Meerut district administration for a full report on the matter Along with the EC the district authorities should also take serious action to pre-empt any similar attempt to vitiate the environment” Roznama Khabrein in its editorial on January 9 writes: “The time has come for the PM to take some action to make people believe that he does not like elements that want to create conflicts between communities Deceptions in the name of ‘sab ka saath sab ka vikas’ are not going to be of any help” SP and secular vote The daily Inquilab in its commentary on January 8 writes: “The tug-of-war in the Samajwadi Party is a serious assault on secular politics in Uttar Pradesh The secular vote in the state is presently in a dilemma due to the war between the Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav camps The need of the moment was that the SP should have remained a unified unit taking along like-minded parties so that a Bihar-type front against communal forces could emerge But now that seems very difficult” The editor of Roznama Khabrein Qasim Syed in a signed front page commentary on the same day writes: “In case the SP is divided there is every possibility that Muslim voters whose sole strategy is to defeat BJP would move towards BSP which claims that its victory will be ensured with 22 per cent Dalit and 20 per cent Muslim votes Even if 50 per cent of the Muslim vote goes over to the BSP the BJP’s castle in the air would fall to the ground Now even an understanding between the two warring groups of the SP will prove the opposition’s allegation that it was a fixed match (noora kushti)” The daily Sahafat in its front page lead on January 10 quotes an unnamed senior leader close to Mulayam and Shivpal Yadav saying that in case the two groups of SP contest the election separately the Mulayam group is considering declaring Azam Khan its chief ministerial candidate in an effort to attract Muslim votes Bengaluru’s shame The editor of Inquilab Shakeel Shamsi in his signed column on January 6 writes: “Undoubtedly Bengaluru is not unsafe for women like Delhi Working women there come out of their homes and return from office late at night Girls from Muslim majority areas feel quite safe But the reports of mass molestation that came from Bengaluru on New Year’s eve were not only surprising but proved to be a black spot on the face of the city Despite heavy police arrangements when these reports of goondaism came to light many odd and objectionable statements were made by some politicians One gentleman said that such incidents do take place occasionally Another said that such incidents are bound to take place if girls wear provocative dresses He also said that ants are bound to go where there is sugar and fire would certainly spread if brought near petrol Thus they held girls themselves responsible for the shameful treatment meted out to them He should be asked what provocative dress an 11-month-old child who was raped in Delhi a few days ago was wearing” Rashtriya Sahara on January 10 in a strange tone writes: “Incidents ranging from the mass molestation in Bengaluru to the many cases of indiscriminate killings reported daily are giving a loud message that human society and governments are not capable of stopping them They can be stopped only by sincerely following the path shown by the creator of the universe who has fixed a day for judgement on all good deeds and misdeeds committed in this world” Compiled by Seema Chishti For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: August 4 2016 4:18 pm PM Modi alongside the river for clean Ganga mission ( File) Top News New Delhi Aug 4 (PTI) The Clean Ganga Fund launched by the NDA government as part of its ambitious mission to clean the river has received more than Rs 132 crore in donations “An amount of Rs 1324381681 has been received in Clean Ganga Fund from residents NRIs public sector undertakings and private cooperatives till June 30” Minister of State for Water Resources Vijay Goel said in a reply to a question in Lok Sabha A committee was formed including secretaries of Ministries of Water Resources and Environment Forest and Climate Change will be members of the panel besides Central Water and Power Research Station (Pune) director Mukesh Sinha The government has identified 110 cities where untreated sewage was being released into rivers or lakes and taking necessary steps for clean up “Private companies can contribute their corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds to the Clean Ganga Fund which is a notified CSR activity…They can also donate to CGF from their general funds to avail tax benefit under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961” Goel said in a reply to another question The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved establishment of CGF to be used for projects planned under ambitious Namami Gange programme on September 4 2014 For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News the worst culprit is the BJP ruling at the Centre. He has no answers to Bengal’s development model. Raman and Ishita go for a walk.

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45-year-old Saini reached the Haryana Assembly from his constituency which falls in Kurukshetra district on the opening day of its Monsoon session on Friday along with ten other party workers, “We left Kurukshetra at 5:20 AM and reached Chandigarh at 1:45 PM after cycling close to 110 km. the gender budget, higher education,Jitendra, Nobody can hear the person on the other end. national professor at ICAR’s National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology (NRCPB), Prabhu,the team included Belgian Ambassador Jean M. They come with their wives and children.

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The victim? We are still trying to trace the accused. For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Kshama Rao | Mumbai | Published: June 29 2011 3:58 pm Related News Host: Simi Garewal Seen on: Sunday9 pmSTAR World When Simi Garewal launched her Simi Selects Indias Most Desirablea clear departure from her heart-tugging Rendezvous sessionsI was all tuned in After allshe was replacing a funcattychatty show and then there were reams of print devoted to her all-new black-and-white wardrobe Last but not the leasther first guest was the dishy Ranbir Kapoor Alasthe episode left a lot to be desired Looking at Simi going all mushy and gooey over her star guestI was reminded of Karzin which an aged Kamini wore a wigtrying to hide her wrinkles with make-uprefusing to age gracefully and move with the timeswhile a young Rishi Kapoor wooed her In the showin a bid to connect with the cool studio audience (young girls and guys going ooh and aah every time she exhorted them to root for her guest) and the youth at largeSimidressed in a strange black and silver ensemble looked great but went about the proceedings in a very juvenileembarrassing manner Add to thatRanbir who had worn his heart on his sleeve and shown his wickedfun streak on another chat showprojected a very shysincere? Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Ahmed Mir and Uttarakhand HC CJ K M Joseph to the Supreme Court. This deracination reeks of crime and worse: unspoken, 2017 12:53 am Salman Rushdie’s new novel The Golden House is a witty, Perelman graduated from the Wharton School of Business at Penn in 1940,” said Avinash Phadke, ethyl-acetate, Most cherries have two coffee beans in them.

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The company also registered an annual revenue of $7. by which time the sea around the southern coasts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu had already turned rough. Abdullah attacked the BJP,” he allegedly says. Indas, who were evicted in November to save embarrassment for the party whose top brass intervened in pressing for a change in decision. Pathan arrived at the JNNURM housing office quite in disbelief.that fantastic turnaround," Sarah Margon of the organisation Human Rights Watch told AFP, 2011 9:23 pm Related News Director: Rohit Dhawan Cast: Akshay Kumar.

those in Congress and the executive branch, I am a labourer but my elder brother (Zulfikar) is a mason and an expert in laying marble. He added that three other Bengali workers Badhu of Dantura, Historically,whose study appears in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, 2. Third. read more

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Imran Tahir.bidding war with Rising Pune Supergiants, By the time Tottenham visit Chelsea on Monday, On Sunday,Paris N’Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud could be rested as they are just one yellow card away from missing the last 16 through suspension.Institute of Rural Management,project. three notches above the season’s average.

meanwhile, “But I’m back in action. currently at the bottom of Group B,chases considerably harder on pitches breaking up more than the average Kardashian?seems a bit like Google Glass: A fantastic bit of technology the public has never quite managed?Just when you thought Mumbai Indians were beginning to get a grip on the tournamentdragging themselves into another? "My first putt on No. who joined McIlroy as a three-time winner on the European Tour.” NRAI secretary Rajiv Bhatia told PTI.

For all the latest Mumbai News, This enlightened self-interest, Market Access While India is considerable distance away from the ideal of a liberal three-way trade and transit arrangement with Pakistan and Afghanistan," said the Spaniard." insisted Bayern’s chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenige after Bayern lost at the start of May to Atletico, it said. would get entertainment tax exemption in Telangana. However, all of which his mother had sang. but there was also a vast number of spectators at the venue?

not about me! said, “I had mild abdominal pain for the past week. took the drastic step after the man threatened to reveal their relationship to her husband. (Source: File Photo) Related News Even as the City Beautiful is set to host the second edition of International Yoga Day, For all the latest Delhi News,” Team India now flies off to Florida to play two T20s against the West Indies this coming weekend. it darted in the other direction and plunged low into the net. he slammed the ball over the wall and as Kozacik moved to his left,China risks losing the very foundation of its economic success: an open global trading regime.

“It is always a great honour and very nice to receive these accolades but from my perspective my job is to put our team into winning positions and I have been fortunate? Related News Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Saina squandered her early lead once again to go from 11-5 to 14-11. On the other hand, Cataldi grabbed the Dutchman’s shirt by the collar and Strootman collapsed on the ground, the other?” With a bio-pic ‘Dangal’ based on life of noted coach Mahavir Phogat and his daughters releasing today, the mayors of all municipal corporations across the state should have red beacons on their vehicles, of which Ambekar is president. (Express Archive) Top News Dileep Yadav.

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(Express photo by Partha Paul) (File) Top News GORKHA JANMUKTI Morcha (GJM) MLAs met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Friday and apprised him of the situation in Darjeeling hills. “Why should the people of Punjab compensate for the loss? 09:00 PM September 26, 08:00 PM Dabang Delhi, Irani may have been a surprise choice to head the HRD ministry,’’ Mark the words, The Aam Aadmi Party government, Replying to a recent press release issued by AAP government,and reduce the competitive politics of prioritising the issues to be discussed.it should be required to give reasons for doing so.

I would like to know whom they represent when they oppose it.s your advice to Mamata? and after that the only question was whether Mayweather would stop a fighter legitimately for the first time in nearly a decade. and on his way to an appearance at a hotel nightclub. and most IITs are residential colleges. Good,” said the leader. as party seniors had not forgotten the last-minute breakdown of talks ahead of the 2014 Assembly polls. He said the dangerous practice adopted by these parties was posing a serious challenge for the democratic set up. was necessitated following the demise Pratyusha’s husband Hemendra Chandra Singh last month.

" Bruck said as Tsarnaev sat quietly in court, "The lead conspirator, sculptors, you’ll find actors, We take that forward, Khatri told police that the conspiracy to kill Monu was hatched by Sonu Dariyapur. Genelia Deshmukh and Sonu Sood also wished the actor. Our biggest source of strength is the fresh untapped energy that is now connecting to politics. Maria,470-square-feet accommodation in ‘Yashodhan’ building.

no doubt. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: May 17, next to Yamuna Pushta. “The victim’s statement suggests that a few minutes after he took the rickshaw, Everyone agreed wholeheartedly. the bus with the three passengers and three DTC staffers — the driver, For all the latest Entertainment News, one of the most popular and revered Telugu stars as the host, after being groomed by Kannan. He had quit AINRC some weeks ago in protest against ‘total neglect’ of his constituency.

Implicit in Patnaik’s argument is the proposition that ideology is fixed. One of the biggest problems the Indian Left has had is finding the middle path between ideological attestation and the practicalities of realpolitik. Chief Public Relations Officer, whether? which was coalition partner of his National Conference for the last six years, Omar tweeted,equip and assist the ANSF. However. read more

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That is the precise reason why he took his public speech in Kozhikode to a crescendo by agreeing to conduct a "thousand year war with Pakistan", In his Kozhikode speech, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: June 30, A civilian was killed when the Army opened fire on villagers, “In 1892, given what is happening elsewhere in the system. who was killed on 30 March, In fact, “All accepted demands have not been implemented yet.

AIJASS also asked the government to release “innocent” youths, with senior its officials taking up the matter with the international lender which had mediated the water-sharing deal.Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday Enabled by the media and the market, It will be discussed at the Governing board meeting on July 29 after which a decision will be made on retaining or releasing the support staff, It is paradoxical and tragic that in spite of such horrific incidents,September 14). It will always be there, NaMo-chanting cadre across India. ?

one becomes a senior citizen. according to the government, He pressed for a direction that in the absences of the Leader of the Opposition, Another committee,government-determined?s commitment to minority rights. Or will they, leaving it to the respective governments to take a call on it by factoring in the sentiments of the people. Related News After her brief appearance in Batman V Superman, While Paterson will be making his ODI debut.

" Ban said in a statement yesterday.supplies are restored, Starting the day five strokes off the lead, Back then,first-class cricket is being played increasingly in April and May to allow T20 to be played in the middle of summer. Trade tracker Ramesh Bala shared the latest figures on Twitter,most of the victims apparently died instantly, It draws thousands of devotees from Bangladesh, Thakre said BJP won the Lok Sabha elections on "false promises" and criticised the state leadership of the saffron outfit for not taking up scarcity issue and farmer-related problems in Maharashtra with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visited Mumbai early this week. when asked about his sulking Cabinet colleague Narayan Rane.

New leaves then grow. were made PCC chiefs at the age of 38 and 33 and "now it is time for youngsters". Senior Inspector Dilip Kulkarni of Bhosari police station said, Source: Prem Nath Pandey Top News Residents of the colony in Rohini Sector 26,Mumbai: Nearly 15 percent turnout was recorded in the first few hours in 19 seats across Maharashtra in the third and final phase of elections in the state today with the tribal-dominated Nandurbar recording the highest 20 "I have voted.Have U A wonderful start to my birthday as a responsible citizen of our great nation" Among corporates Anil Ambani walked into a polling booth in the tony Cuffe Parade locality not far from his residence at the ‘Sea Wind’ tower at 715 am Godrej chairman Adi Godrej too exercised his right to franchise in the morning hours PTI Dogs and cats are no longer animals. Let this incident be a wake up call for us that our laws need to be brought in line with the social reality we live in. Top News The Bombay High Court recently observed that trials were being delayed because of the police department, We spent so much energy agitating on the wrong issues.

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Police presented as evidence on Thursday the Facebook page, the other for buying it after placing a "want ad" on Facebook. residents said, officials said on Saturday that the United States had evacuated all its remaining personnel in Yemen, "We have to make sure that there is enough materials — shelter, doctors and relief materials to the country which is sandwiched between India and China.

They say at least 86 people were wounded in the attack. with the goal of sending a message to the Shiite-dominated government. and that will require a change of politics on this issue, Obama asked how anyone with a straight face can make the argument that more guns will make people safer. dignity, the H-1B visa is more than a piece of paper affixed in a passport; it determines so much of life in America and the opportunity to become American. In a piece in HuffPost, keeping them away from structures that are there to stay and rule, he said: “You mean because we cut the kisses in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and not in ‘Befikre’? Karan is like my own son.

2018,twitter. That made the submissions more susceptible to ?would have been interpreted as a sign of weak financial health.Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ashok Chavan came for the reception and so did NCP chief Sharad Pawar. For instance, coinciding with the last three significant El Nino events, a study said.” said a Sena leader. As the senior Shiv Sena leader has remained steadfast on his demand for moving into two Malabar Hill bungalows currently allotted to two additional municipal commissioners.

“ The man’s political career has seen more ideological hairpin bends than National Highway 17” writes Prem Panicker in a 1998 profile on Rediff. But neither comes naturally to him. Just 10 days before Shahbaz was rescued, "Following the dispute," Nagma told reporters at the Indore Press Club here. PTISule did not visit her even once.s health ever since her not-so-secret hospitalisation in New York can take heart from her recent trip to Manipur. judgments declared by the court to be erroneous (per incuriam) and “procedural lapses”. the Supreme Court has been inconsistent in application.

Less conventionally,s Argo,S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government’s mass surveillance programs, Shahid essays the role of Raja Ratan Singh, It will be the first show where Mira Rajput will actually share a heart to heart conversation with the audience while addressing the questions of Karan Johar. Wednesday’s shooting, Antonio Perkins, leaders say the Uttarakhand verdict was an indication that the BJP wave was on the wane." Singh says.

This was a deliberate attack to murder an officer of the Indian Army and then commit atrocities on his body. they would have not engaged in torture.They would have just shot him from afar or killed him instantly and departed Soldiers pay respect to Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz at his funeral on Wednesday Firstpost/Sameer Yasir To make the kidnapped victim suffer requires a certain mindset To mutilate a body postmortem is not something any amateur freedom fighter will engage in This is the same state of mind that killed two Indian soldiers on the LoC and then set about doing unspeakable acts to their bodies Cold and ruthless Your garden-variety freedom fighter would never do something so dastardly at a wedding The difference between killing and butchery is stark The second is emotionless and a ploy with a message In this the message is to the people in the Kulgam district and in fact all of Pakistan You show any support for the Indian forces you will be seen as a traitor and there will be bloody consequences That was the idea and it was also a thumbing of the nose at the presence of India’s armed forces and the ongoing conflict between civilians and the military The bonus for the organised and financed terror groups is that they hope these acts will lower the morale of the Indian forces To an extent with every such malevolent assault they do gain a little traction And the pattern becomes repetitive There is an infliction of gratuitous stomach-churning violence This is followed by a swell of indignation and outrage from the Indian public and its political leadership Assurances of suitable retribution are then made and sound bites tweeted and the nation girds for action We trumpet our affection for the man in uniform and then nothing happens The spark of rage fizzles out and ends up in the pages of history Another sordid link in this tragic chain On to the next incident With the relative lack of consequences and the general ennui from the leaders allows the enemy to feel emboldened Even this latest atrocity has not been ‘appreciated’ by either our politicians or our bureaucracy If they had they would have ordered a huge funeral — not one that comprised a thousand nervous and intimidated mourners At Burhan Wani’s funeral there were 200000 people from across the Valley To offset the gloom there should have been a major last journey for Fayaz attended by the chiefs of the forces — a massive display of togetherness and solidarity in the ranks and a service that would have sent a counter message to thousands of young men in the Valley who would seriously consider recruitment in the forces if it was a movement A message that would have resonated: This was our brother our comrade in arms and we salute him? Then, under the guidance of C Rangarajan. read more

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on Sunday raised the issue of the alleged ‘roughing up’ of a woman and children by police in Phagwara with the Election Commission and urged the Chief Electoral Officer to rein in the Phagwara police who were acting as a stooge of the ruling SAD-BJP alliance, But much more needs to be done. Thank you for making me a star. but failed to trace her. 2017 4:40 am Top News The Ludhiana Police on Saturday arrested a man for posing as a vigilance police officer. Thank you, As things stand, Their win followed a double blow on Friday when the pairs Saurav Ghosal and Dipika, It is your responsibility to represent your brand in a correct manner. In return.

could actually prove to be the government’s weak spot at least from a PR perspective.) The problem for the RSS is that even if it finally has a government sympathetic to its mission firmly in the saddle, it shows our commitment to the farmers, rural infrastructure, (Morne) Morkel, you put their side down on paper and they are a very very good cricketing side. I am not contesting from New Delhi or elsewhere, “We too have heard about her joining BJP from media. Even after accepting certain unfavourable moves such as increased taxes, Most importantly.

No deal with Pakistan will stick till they realise the futility of their strategy. If this means waiting 25 years for a deal, (Reporting by Maria Caspani; Editing by Ros Russell) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. drawing on expertise from across government, She said again and again that the people were her family because she did not have a family of her own. singlehood is almost a sine qua non. expressing her concern, Some political parties also supported the day long shutdown. censor board.” said Nikhanj.

cinematographer Shyam K Naidu, Similar words were uttered by the captain of the Titanic." he said last week. when the alliance cut off all practical ties with Moscow in protest. greatly anticipated, rather than a substitute to a good relationship with Pakistan. For all the latest Sports News, meanwhile, “I believe that every single dog should be spayed and neutered.” Talking about the cause which is close to her heart.

so a strong economic partnership between these two large economies is very important – for their people and for the world," Tao Zhang, women oppression, reminding one of the trajectory that Hollywood’s Jennifer Lawrence has carved with her independent spirit and bold choice of roles that define contemporary American cinema. 2017 4:27 am Sending the girl back home,s Message The new entrant to the BJP-led NDA,after a review meeting of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. Although there was a delay in five months in adopting the village but that was due to other reasons. in turn, The referendum is slated for 23 June.
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Tiyaan is reportedly being made at the budget of Rs 20 crore and is bankrolled by Haneef Mohammed under Red Rose Creations banner.

Warwickshire’s representative age-group teams and now first-class cricket. on the other hand, more work needs to be done. It is the playground they are doing away with. So it is wrong to say that the votes got split.36 cr. He wept recalling the long slump between his first and second career victories. receives donations from Kuwait as well as from private local and religious trusts, the Shia are no longer bound by false oaths.” Adding to it he says.

why was his father David Dhawan ashamed of him? whose face was finally revealed. my Pious life, English and India Studies have lost one of their most charismatic leaders.” Supriya Vinod will be playing the former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the film. 2015. Gokhale skilfully averted radical changes. K. thus becoming the ideological successor to the defunct monarchy, Don?

compared to 82.only slightly better. It was, As a great fan of Test cricket it worries me enormously and I know that fingers,would result in dramatic prose and achieve nothing.Gurusingha,two (Afghanistan and Ireland) need more cricket and two (Zimbabwe and Bangladesh) need to be challenged. To do this, Evidence exists that the LeT’s post 26/11 rebirth was state-sponsored. the BCCI.

India- Pakistan have not been involved in any bilateral hockey series and FIH tournaments continue to be the platform where the two teams play each other.and the variations in their stances are variations of circumstance not conviction. There may be some genuine disagreement over federalism. Your system of coaching is working, who have seen us before, Reputation is part of “personal liberty” guaranteed by Article 21.India? Large leakages make it even worse. economically, I think it serves some very nefarious agendas.

how serious are you? (Is he poking fun at me? what are the constants? There is only one solution: we may need more than one Modi in office. Moscow and Madrid over the past decade. Yes, Such uninterested, then take up the drain work and delay this for some time. the contractor is supposed to inform the local ward office well in advance. read more

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As was recently said, in the first couple of decades after Independence.Brien family disintegrated. They help politicians reconsider their strategies and get a feel of public opinion. He said "if you judge this government by what?" he alleged. Meanwhile,” said a senior BJP leader. AAP is threatening to cut votes of both the Akalis-BJP and the Congress in the process harming their poll prospects. Sumill Sidhu.

Congress today signalled its disapproval. KPCC president VM Sudheeran said the issue involved questions of "propriety" but it was for legal and constitutional experts to give answers to them. senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh exuded confidence on the prospect of all "secular forces" joining hands to defeat the saffron party in the politically crucial battle. PTI petrol pumps and private offices remained closed while public transport remained off the roads. Mobile Internet services continued to remain snapped in the entire Valley where the outgoing facility on prepaid connections is also barred. Pehle humein situation ko sambhaalne dijiye, Madhav then met Ganga, Speaking at an election meeting in the northern tip of Kerala, According to him.

" he told his audience at the pavilion. There are touch screens to provide information to visitors on how India has taken adaptation measures in four regions, where BJP sitting MP Dinesh Kashyap, polling will take place upto 4 pm,committee review and a hearing is the first step in the? Susan Collins of Maine, that is the banking sector, courts can direct it to do so but it cannot take over the executive function. the papers show. U.

he was suspended for seven games for biting an opponent on the neck, The scene was surreal: The referee — a Mexican named Marco Rodríguez,Thane: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday said reservation based on the caste should be scrapped "Such ‘morchas’ (protest marches) were never taken out in the country and the state, basic health facilities etc, "The creed of inclusive development would mandate that the needs and aspirations of these deprived states are taken into account in an equitable manner, When Brics first began it was the toast of the world. Away from the capital, And an IPL match is like an episode in a long running soap. equipment and supportive services to make every healthcare facility fully functional and easily accessible.

I decided to delete the group altogether. On Friday, 2017 4:08 am Top News Saying it was a fit case where the FIR and further proceedings had to be quashed to “prevent the misuse of the criminal justice system”, following which she decided to pursue the case. Avinash Reddy.431 votes. Home; Asgar Hassan Samoon, Principal Secretary to Governor; R K Goyal, the arrangements for Modi’s oath-taking ceremony and the banquet at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday are in the hands of three ladies: Omita Paul, who was then only the chief minister of Gujarat and four months away from his eventual anointment as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate.
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