Head of Kootenay Christian Martial Arts School reaches Sixth Dan Black Belt level

first_imgAccording to World Taekwondo Federation statistics, there are only 130 – 6th Dan in Canada out of 42,831 registered black belts.GM Brenda Sell and GM Melanie Wyatt of the UCDKA headed the exam.Siminoff, head of the Kootenay Christian Martial Arts School in Nelson and Crescent Valley, also had an opportunity to compete as the USCDKA held its National Championships.”There were schools from all over the USA and just a hand full from Canada,” Siminoff explained.”In this division I competed in continuous free spar and came out with gold,” he added.This is an exciting time for Siminoff and his KCMA School. The Nelson-based training facility is moving to a new location near the Nelson Airport beside Nelson Home Building Centre.Siminoff has also been instrumental in founding a local-based Martial Arts For Justice chapter in the area.”Martial Arts For Justice is a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting “all” martial artists for the cause of justice,” Siminoff said, adding the cause has grown ten-fold since starting out.More information can be found on Siminoff’s Facebook Page. Crescent Valley’s Dean Siminoff joined an elite company after the local martial arts expert tested, and passed, his Sixth Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo.Siminoff achieved the feat during United States Chung Do Kwan Association (USCDKA) recently in Florida.”Florida was fantastic,” Siminoff said.”I tested alongside three other Masters and even though any testing is very intense and hard work there is extreme feeling of accomplishment when it is finished.”last_img read more

In America, it is Trumpism, in Guyana it is Jordanism

first_imgIn Guyana, several people have their own brands of Trumpism. Trumpism is the exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations and, frankly, outright lies pushed by unprincipled showmen parading as economic czars. Minister Jordan, last week, in a response to an October 9 editorial in Stabroek News displayed his flair for Trumpism. He disgraced himself and heaped further disgust by the citizens for the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) which, day by day, is becoming more a Government of the few, by the few and for the few.One of the main speaking points of the President and his Ministers is that all the things wrong in Guyana is the fault of someone else, other than the Government. In their best Shaggy mode – “it wasn’t me”. In addition to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Jordan, like all of his colleagues in the APNU/AFC Cabinet, cast blame and castigated the Private Sector, Stabroek News and the media generally for the failures of APNU/AFC. He claimed that the PPP ruined the economy and that the Private Sector and the media, represented by the Stabroek News, is shielding the PPP and sabotaging progress by APNU/AFC on behalf of the PPP. But Jordan also claimed that the country’s economy and social welfare of its people have never been better.The fact is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2015 to present has been spiralling downwards, compared to the GDP between 2006 and 2015. The PPP left an economy that was stable and robust, APNU/AFC is squandering that trajectory since 2015. Between 2010 and 2015, the economy grew about five per cent, with growth nine years in a row, one of the better-performing economies in the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and the Americas. Since 2015, however, GDP has stagnated. Last year, Jordan projected 3.9 per cent growth and only achieved 2.1 per cent, just about half of what APNU/AFC had predicted. Jordan’s Trumpism boasts that “Guyana is increasingly seen as a stable, well-managed country with bright prospects for sustainable development”. By whom? The truth dispels Jordan’s claims.Jordan admits that non-performing loans (NPL) has dramatically increased, but then ingeniously blamed the PPP for the worsening NPL. In 2014, NPL was seven per cent of all loans and at the end of 2017, it was more than 13 per cent of all loans. Since 2014, banks have lost more than $7.1 billion in NPL by businesses and more than $3.1 billion in household loans. People are simply no longer able to repay their loans. NPL is the major reason why the commercial banks have seen the return on their equity (profits) dramatically falling from 22.3 per cent in 2014 to a miserly 2.9 per cent in 2017. So why were people paying back their loans under the PPP and not able to do so now?It is because their ability to spend has reduced significantly. The talk is “business slow bad”. Spending by businesses and the public (private consumption) has fallen by almost $200 billion since the end of 2014. In 2015, private consumption fell by $79 billion, in 2016 by $85 billion and the latest measure indicates that it fell by $32 billion in 2017. People are spending about $30,000 per month less, in each household. In part, this is because of the 200 new or increased taxes. Each citizen has paid more than $64,000 in additional taxes between 2015 and 2017. The Guyana Revenue Authority and APNU/AFC have boasted they are collecting record amount of revenues, confirming that people’s ability for spending have been eroded by increased taxes.This dismal picture is only the beginning of the story. Private loans (business and household) have virtually grounded to a halt, with decreased manufacturing loans leading the way. In the meanwhile, Government is borrowing more, Government public investment spending (infrastructure and the social sector) is like the Burnham years, dependent on loans from overseas and local banks again. Increased tax collection, squeezing blood from the Guyanese people and businesses, are totally consumed by the increased interest on debt to overseas and local banks. While the national debt is increasing, the GDP is faltering and the ratio of debt to GDP is again reaching unsustainable heights. The PPP had reduced it from over 950 per cent of GDP to less than 45 per cent and now it is approaching the unsustainable mark of 60 per cent again.They are borrowing more, taxing people more, but the deficit (spending more than they have) is increasing by $9.3 billion in 2015, $34 billion in 2017 and will be more than $43 billion in 2018. As part of this picture, revenues from Government-owned businesses have moved from a surplus of $8 billion in 2015 to a loss of almost $23 billion in 2018. In the meanwhile, more than 10,000 people have lost their jobs. Jordan’s Trumpism really stinks.last_img read more

We cannot and must not tolerate injustice, suppression

first_imgDear Editor,Over the past two decades the Government – both past and present – has been taking active steps to recognise and preserve the rights of indigenous peoples in Guyana.The passage of the Amerindian Act 2006, the land titling process and community development plans are all examples of the Administrations’ quest to recognise and protect the rights of indigenous peoples in Guyana as well as to ensure that resources are made available to the Amerindian as the first peoples of this land.The APNU/AFC Administration not withstanding its slow pace of implementation of the land titling process has good intentions of seeing it through. As we are about to celebrate our 50th Independence anniversary – a time when all Guyanese are happy and proud, a time of reflection and a time to celebrate, the indigenous peoples’ rights are being trampled upon, being marginalised, stifled and suppressed by the operations of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) local office.I wish to draw attention to resources that were supposed to be made available to indigenous peoples through the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) – approximately US0,000. Over two years have elapsed since the signing of the agreement and the IDB is still sorting out implementation modalities.This delay and withholding of benefits to the Amerindian peoples of this country, I am afraid, is unacceptable to Guyana’s indigenous peoples and more so in breach of the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) of which Guyana is a signatory. I am, therefore, appealing to the United Nations’ human rights bodies to investigate this clear breach of indigenous peoples’ rights in Guyana by the IDB by withholding and delaying benefits due to us by way of REDD+ preparation activities.My fellow Amerindians, there is no independence celebration for us. The IDB still thinks of us as being primitive people not worthy of priority while they enjoy the good life (air conditioned office and highly paid salaries), we are being made to beg for the next meal for our own survival.My fellow Amerindians, let us join forces together in unity. If the IDB cannot give us what is due for us, they must go. We cannot and must not tolerate injustice and suppression of our rights. United Nations (UN) and the Government of Guyana (GOG), please do something about this, since as Amerindians we want our independence. Best wishes to President Granger and the people of Guyana on our 50th Independence anniversary.Yours sincerely,Peter Persaudlast_img read more

NIS needs to get its act together

first_imgDear Editor,Numerous residents of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) are frustrated and disappointed with the performance of the NIS in the Region. After working for decades, during which they contributed to the scheme, they are disillusioned and grieving due to the fact that they are not being paid a due pension by NIS, as expected.NIS is a mandatory insurance scheme for employees that collect contributions until a worker is qualified to receive benefits, usually after 60. However, while some get their due benefits, others experience a nightmare through no fault of theirs. In most cases, it is due to bungling and improper/inaccurate record keeping by NIS. Many retired persons are being taken advantage of and are helpless when it comes to getting redress. Officers at NIS know this and they just give these people a run around—form regional NIS office to Georgetown headquarters, and back over and over. Some think that they will die before any justice is served. Many complaints have been received from short-changed retirees who cannot afford a lawyer to represent them. A few will suffice here as examples:A widow from Anna Regina (name and documents supplied) worked continuously for 21 years as a security guard and made over 926 NIS contributions. However, she was given a grant of 6,868 for only 386 contributions in March 2011. This was because 540 contributions were not located by NIS. Subsequently, when NIS discovered the 540 additional contributions she was offered another grant.This procedure was wrong and should be redressed. One cannot be given two separate grants for over 750 contributions because NIS could not find a part of the contributions.Instead of two separate grants the contributions of 386 and 540 (926 in total) should be combined and she should be given a monthly pension by NIS. NIS refused to combine the contributions and the matter is in the hands of a top lawyer.Another person worked for over 20 years at Guyana Rice Board (GRB), all the time contributing to NIS, and has been given a pittance, a one-time grant of 8. He was told by an NIS inspector to get two persons who can testify that he worked for that time. This is hearsay evidence that NIS wants, but ignores Records of Service from past employers, saying that they have to further investigate.There are others who receive grants of 00 and similar amounts, people who have worked over 15 years and contributed to the scheme. When they object, they are told to take the grant, which tantamount to acceptance, then appeal.In my own case they have contributions for before I started to work, when I was in high school and after I stopped contributing in 2015. In between the contributions fluctuate drastically, even though I taught full-time over the years.The NIS needs to be better equipped. At the Anna Regina Branch, people are sent back to make copies of documents because they do not have a photocopier which costs less than ,000.So, one wonders, where are the contributions going?NIS also needs to be revamped and upgraded with new transformational leaders with best practices. This nightmare does not exist in other countries where employees contribute to Social Security. People need to be better served by NIS and received what is due to them, without hassle, in their golden years when they deserve a good quality of life and peace of mind.Regards,Karan Chandlast_img read more

Injera’s shines, Muthee ‘shields’ Treu

first_img0Shares0000NAIROBI, Kenya, March 31 – Kenya 7s squad returns Tuesday from their tours of Japan and Hong Kong with only the Shield to show from the latter as once again the Main Cup dream proved to be a barrier too far.Despite the dross, vice-captain Collins Injera, marked a personal milestone in Hong Kong when he cemented his position as the third all time leading try scorer in the World Series when he notched his 183rd career touch down. Paul Treu’s side ended their Hong Kong 7s charge with three points in what ranks as his worst performance since he took charge of the squad following a 17-10 victory over Portugal on Sunday.Scotland beat Shujaa 26-12 in the Bowl quarters to force the South African to line-up his charges for the Shield competition for the first time this season.A 10-7 loss to Wales and 43-5 mauling to defending champions Fiji in Pool A on Saturday was enough to end Kenya’s dream of making it a fifth Cup quarters this season.Speaking to Capital Sport from Hong Kong, Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) boss, Mwangi Muthee said the team would fire next season when the players get more used to Treu’s methods.However, the highest paid coach in the country is yet to lead the team to the Main Cup semis this season with the Scotland and London legs left to complete the HSBC World Series.“His mission is to build a team for 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and that is well on track and we expect the side to do well next season. This one was a learning process for Treu and the team,” Muthee enthused.Against Portugal, Oscar Ouma opened the scores after breaking through the backs tackle to stretch his hands and pound the ball down over the try line.Vice captain Collins Injera who provided, the opener was rewarded for his industrious work soon after beating the Portugese defence to scrum down for his 182nd World Series career try.However, Portugal hit back on the stroke of half-time as Duarte Moreira ignited the burners and sprinted up field for a solo try as Kenya led 10-5 at the interval.On resumption Injera powered a tackle on the half-way line in the fourth minute for his 183rd try, consolidating his place in third on the all-time leading scorers’ list.A late burst from Aderito Estevez reduced the deficit to seven but it was not enough as Injera accurately booted the ball into touch on the hooter to seal Kenya’s 17-10 victory and the Shield.In the semis, Spain broke the deadlock after racking up 14 passes on their way to the opening try through Pablo Fontes that Francisco Hernandez converted for a 7-0 lead.Injera could have levelled after touching down but he went ahead to miss his conversion as they trailed 7-5 to the break.It took substitute Daniel Sikuta to liven up Kenya’s chances of progressing to the finals when he ran outside to skip over a Spanish tackle to put his side in front as Injera this time round made sure his kick went through the post to advance to the final with a 12-7 score line.In the Bowl last four, Scotland kicked-off with a try that saw Mark Bennett finish off after three-pass move to cross the line for Scott Wight to convert before Oscar Ayodi sprinted through on the left flank to pull one back as Injera missed the kick.Bennett notched his brace to extend the lead before Scott Riddell intercepted from a Kenyan missed tackle to give Scotland 19-5 lead at the breather.Injera recorded his 180th career try as Kenya showed their class but speedster Andrew Turnbull broke Treu dreams of a fifth Cup last four to finish with a fine move and send Scotland to the semis with an emphatic 26-12 victory.After seven HSBC Sevens World Series rounds, Kenya has dropped to ninth on the log with 60 points ahead of the closing legs in May at Glasgow and London 7s.Series defending champions New Zealand were crowned Main Cup winners after defeating England 26-7 while South Africa beat Wales 19-14 to lift the Plate as Scotland settled for Bowl after a 31-5 victory over France.All Blacks are back at the log summit with 136 points; seven ahead of Treu’s former employers, Blitzbokke who are second while Tokyo 7s champions Fiji are third with 112 points.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Peace Region students putting their skills to the test

first_img– Advertisement – The TV/Video Production competition is back again for the Secondary divison, which will take place at Dawson Creek Secondary School along with Architectural CAD, Cabinetmaking, and 2D Computer Animation. Secondary students will also be competing in Automotive Service, and Cosmetology/Hairdressing at North Peace Secondary School in Fort St. John, as well as Baking, Carpentry, and Welding at NLC’s Dawson Creek Campus. In the Post-Secondary division, students will battle it out in Aircraft Maintenance, Baking, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology/Hairdressing, and Welding at both of NLC’s Dawson Creek and South Peace campuses. There are several different divisions of competition, including activities to introduce grade seven students to the trades. The gravity vehicle race, which was introduced last year, will be returning to the Junior division, along with the always popular Spaghetti Bridge event, held in the gym at NLC’s Dawson Creek campus. Volunteers will also be introducing the grade seven students to various trades through Discover Trades events in the gym and Energy House at NLC’s Dawson Creek Campus.  Competition starts at 9 a.m. daily, and awards for each competition will be handed out at 4 p.m. each day. Gold medallists in each division will take part in the Provincial Skills competition in Abbotsford in April. last_img read more

Exclusive – West Brom need Berahino to stay in the Premier League, claims ex-Baggie

first_imgLiam Ridgewell claims West Brom must keep hold of wantaway striker Saido Berahino if they’re to stay in the Premier League.The youngster has been linked with a move to Tottenham and Liverpool in recent weeks, as his stock continues to grow in the game.The 21-year-old has scored 14 goals in 25 appearances for Tony Pulis’ side this season, and Ridgewell, who played at the Hawthorns between 2012-14, believes the Midlanders need Berahino if they are to survive.“Saido Berahino is an integral player for West Brom,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show.“”They need to keep him if they’re to stay in the Premier League this season.“He’s the one scoring the goals. They can’t let go of him. I’m sure Tony [Pulis] will have spelt that out to the board.”last_img read more

DWP union acts to bar wage list from Web site

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREChargers go winless in AFC West with season-ending loss in Kansas City“This is quite strange,” said Daily News Editor Ron Kaye. “Just six weeks ago, the state Supreme Court ruled unequivocally that these kind of records are public information, especially when they contribute to the public’s ability to have oversight of how government operates and spends their money.” The Daily News reported Sept. 30 that DWP employees’ salaries average $76,949 a year and that the workers earn nearly 20 percent more than the average Los Angeles municipal worker. Examination of the DWP’s payroll costs was triggered by a DWP board decision to seek higher rates for water and power. Two years ago, the IBEW 2005 won a five-year contract guaranteeing raises of 16.8 percent, and up to 28 percent, depending on inflation. As part of the Daily News review, DWP employees’ names, job classifications and salaries were obtained from the city under a California Public Records Act request and were posted on dailynews.com. They remain on the Web site. The union representing nearly all 8,500 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees sought a temporary restraining order Tuesday against the Daily News over online publication of the workers’ names, salaries and positions. Also named in the court filing by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 were the city of Los Angeles and the DWP Board of Commissioners. Notice of the filing was sent to the Daily News’ corporate headquarters in Denver. The newspaper was given 30 days to respond. However, the City Attorney’s Office said a hearing on the request was set for 8:30 a.m. today in Department 85 of Los Angeles Superior Court. The IBEW is seeking a court order enjoining DWP officials from releasing the salaries of employees represented by the union, according to the filing. It also says the union will seek to bar the Daily News from publishing the names, job titles and “individually identified” salary information of union-represented utility employees. The union’s complaint disputes an argument that there is a public-interest value in releasing and publishing workers’ salaries. “Union-represented employees are not upper management and they do not make any fiscal, management or policy decisions,” the complaint says. Shirley A. Lee, an attorney representing the union, declined comment. Deputy City Attorney Julie Conboy said the utility’s position at the hearing will be that DWP “complied with the law in turning the information over.” beth.barrett@dailynews.com (818) 713-3731160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Wal-Mart gains in recall defeat

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe joys and headaches of holiday travel: John Phillips160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ROSEMEAD – While Mayor Gary Taylor and Councilman Jay Imperial scored a victory when voters rejected an attempt to recall them, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. also walked away with a much-needed boost.The nation’s largest retailer spent $300,000 backing Taylor and Imperial in Tuesday’s election, campaign finance reports show. One-third of that was donated the day of the election. Voters opposed the recall against both councilmen by an identical 59 percent to 41 percent margin. Douglas Johnson, a fellow at the Rose Institute at Claremont McKenna College, has been keeping a watchful eye on the recall. He said Wednesday that Wal-Mart has shown it will “stand by its friends.”But the real victory for Wal-Mart is that the recall did not succeed, Johnson said. Had the outcome been different, it could have proven devastating for the retailer because of past failures at the polls, he said. In 2004, voters in Inglewood decided to block the retailer from coming to the city. In Rosemead’s March election last year, two Wal-Mart supporters were ousted and replaced with two opponents.And the West Covina City Council voted two years ago to stop the retailer from buying a former BKK Landfill.“It’s nice for [Wal-Mart] to have a victory,” Johnson said, though he would not go as far as to say the win would ease the store’s entree into other cities. “Part of this is the people [in Rosemead] were sick of being caught in the middle of” a tug of war between Wal-Mart and the unions.Kevin McCall, spokesman for Wal-Mart, said in a statement that the company was pleased with the results, and went on to accuse those who pushed the recall of being outsiders.Tuesday’s vote “puts an end to the political battle instigated in large part by people who don’t even live in Rosemead,” McCall said.However, recall supporters said the unions came only after the residents made their concerns known about the Supercenter coming to town. Recall supporters countered that the organizations created to block the recall were “Astroturf” groups backed by Wal-Mart’s hired guns.Although the recall is over, the Wal-Mart controversy is not. Today, a judge is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against the retailer brought by the Garvey School District that alleges there are flaws in the environmental impact report that studied the store’s effects on nearby Rice Elementary School. The case is being heard in Los Angeles Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles.christina.esparza@sgvn.com(626) 962-8811, Ext. 2472last_img read more

Sandro Ramirez already eyeing Everton exit

first_imgEverton flop Sandro Ramirez is considering going back to Spain.The 22-year-old only moved to Goodison Park in the summer from Malaga after his £5.2m release clause was met.But, since making the switch, the Spaniard has yet to find the net and he is growing frustrated.As a result, according to Marca, Ramirez is considering going back to Spain in January to reignite his career.Several sides in La Liga would undoubtedly be interested in signing the striker, especially if he is available on loan. Sandro Ramirez 1last_img read more

Football fan’s sensational thread on ‘bottler’ Thierry Henry goes viral

first_img Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City no dice 2 ADVICE tense huge blow Henry with the Premier League trophy in 2004 where Arsenal went unbeaten for the entire league campaign Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Both of these men joined the teams they were beating in finals. They both choked leads against these teams and performed terribly in the clutch. They both shameless joined Warriors/Barca to finally sniff the CL/Championship pic.twitter.com/vkJGMlLzOk— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 These are the teams that both Drogba and Rooney dragged to CL finals. Ageing teamsIn 2011/12, Drogba scored 6 goals with 3 KO goals Napoli, Barcelona and Bayern.In 2010/11, Rooney scored 3 straight away CL goals in the QF, SF and final vs Barcelona. pic.twitter.com/QEBq3ZfRvo— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 Thierry Henry Champions League KO goals for Arsenal entire career: 6Sadio Mane CL KO goals in just 17/18 (his first CL season): 7Mane scored in a CL final too. Henry never scored in a cup final in his career pic.twitter.com/Qd8QUA5XVv— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury shining Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT The Frenchman also boasts winners’ medals from the 1998 World Cup and the European Championships in 2000.The former striker, who is probably best known for his days at Arsenal, also won a number of individual accolades including PFA Players’ Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004.Henry is also the Gunners’ record goalscorer with a staggering 228 strikes for the club.However, all these achievements are not enough in the eyes of one football fan on Twitter, who tweeted a stunning thread exposing Henry as a ‘bottler’. Henry played in 9 cup finals, scored 0 goals. Drogba played in 10 cup finals. Scored 10 goals.Henry was notoriously terrible in big games. You can’t be “great” and not be clutch. You can’t think of any player in any sport that isn’t clutch but is great. pic.twitter.com/l3W5mstSc3— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 @Hustler_Futbol Below you can see the Thierry Henry thread that has gone viral. gameday cracker GETTY Thierry Henry had an extraordinary career, making it to the top of football on numerous occasions.He won two Premier Leagues, two LaLiga titles in one of the greatest Barcelona teams ever, and a Ligue 1 crown to name but a few. 2 2004 Champions League QF. Chelsea vs Arsenal. Henry failed to score in both legs and Invincibles knocked out because Henry choked. pic.twitter.com/7e98roNot2— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 THREAD: Thierry Henry – The most overrated striker in history. The bottler exposed with only facts and no opinions pic.twitter.com/UGhZGa6yY6— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REPLY Henry shamelessly joined Barca to piggyback off Messi and Eto’o to finally touch a CL trophy. His only goal in the 2008/09 QF, SF or Final was when Barca were up 3-0 vs Bayern in the QF. This grown man was reduced to leeching off their careers. “Can’t beat them join them” pic.twitter.com/knRlXN2shu— Jacques Mesrine (@Hustler_Futbol) May 20, 2019 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move The final part of the stunning threadlast_img read more

Sister remembers a man ‘born to lead’

first_img6 December 2013 Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday evening, will be remembered not only as an icon whose sacrifices made the world a better place, but also as a man whose achievements came at great personal cost, to himself and to his family. In separate interviews conducted earlier this year in Mandela’s home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape, his sister Nonyekana Bulehluti and cousin Sketshetshe Mandela spoke about their relations to the revered former statesman, who passed away on Thursday evening. Bulehluti, who has since passed away, said at the time that she could still recall the days when she used to fear her “stubborn” brother”, whom she described as someone who never talked much. She remembered Mandela as someone who stood out from the rest of the family due to his beliefs in education and his insatiable curiosity. While they never had the normal sister-brother bond, due to his activism and the many years he spent in jail, she never doubted the love he had for her. “I never spent time with bhuti [older brother],” said Bulehluti, who at the time of the interview had left the original Mandela home to live with her daughter about 15 kilometres away. “When I was a teenager, he was already igqobhoka [an educated man]. He was very quiet, but loved to laugh at anything, and that’s how I remember him – laughing and laughing.” She and Mandela shared a father but were not of the same mother. Mandela’s father, Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa, a chief by both blood and custom, had four wives, the third being Mandela’s mother Nosekeni Fanny, while Bulehluti’s mother, Nodayimani, was the fourth wife.‘You could see he was different’ While Bulehluti was not born yet when Mandela left Qunu at the age of nine to live at nearby Mqekezweni village following his father’s passing, their later interactions revealed astonishing characteristics of a man who would later lead South Africa to its first democratic elections. “He was born to lead,” she said. “You could see he was different from all of us. He questioned things and liked to be in the company of the elders. He never spent much of his time with us … and before we knew it, he was gone [to study].” However, Bulehluti explained that the family never felt abandoned or deserted by Mandela, as they were aware of his passion for politics and his desire to see his people free. “For us, it became a matter of saying – yes, he is our brother, but he does not belong to us but to the nation. It’s something that we learnt to live with over time, and I can never regret having him as a brother. Even though it was not easy at first, he has achieved what he wanted.” ‘The children must know who this hero was’ Mandela’s cousin Sketshetshe Mandela, 78, still lives in the original family yard where Mandela and his host of siblings used to play. Mandela’s father had 13 children, four boys and nine girls, but as in any African home, the house was always filled with babies and other children of relatives. While the three huts Mandela’s mother presided over in Qunu have since been demolished to make way for a modern house, traces of the old structures are still visible. Mandela mentioned in his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, that of the three huts, one was used for cooking, one for sleeping and the other for storage. “In the hut in which we slept, there was no furniture in the Western sense … we slept on mats and slept on the ground,” he wrote. Sketshetshe, who bears a striking resemblance to Mandela’s mother Nosekeni, said that while a lot has changed since those days, the family still plants and harvests mielies as well as small scale poultry farming. “We are still living the way he [Mandela] left us. We refused to change now that he found fame, and whenever he comes, he finds us here still doing things the old way,” he said, holding up a portrait of himself and Mandela for the duration of the interview. On the walls of the living room are pictures of Mandela and other family members, together with other famous pictures taken during the struggle for liberation – perhaps an indication of how proud the family is of the man. “We want the children to know who this hero of the family was,” Sketshetshe said. “We want them to continue with the legacy and the foundation he laid for the entire Mandela family and the Madiba clan.” Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

Celebrating ubuntu at New York’s Carnegie Hall

first_imgThe Big Apple will welcome South Africa for three weeks in October, when the city’s iconic Carnegie Hall will host a music and arts festival focusing on the nation, called Ubuntu. (Image: www.carnegiehall.org)• Tonya BellManager, Public RelationsCarnegie Hall+ 212-903-9752tbell@carnegiehall.orgMelissa Jane CookThe Big Apple will welcome South Africa for three weeks in October, when the city’s iconic Carnegie Hall will host a music and arts festival focusing on the nation, called Ubuntu.An exciting array of events has been planned for the famous space and for partner venues throughout New York City. Audiences will be able to explore the dynamic and diverse cultures of South Africa through music, art and film. Ubuntu, which can be roughly translated as “I am because you are”, is a philosophy born of South Africa’s many cultures and languages – there are 11 official languages. It emphasizes the importance of community, a way of thinking that influenced moves towards reconciliation and cultural inclusion fostered by the late Nelson Mandela.Pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim explains that ubuntu is a concept of humanity beyond borders. “Music always played an integral part of the struggle; apartheid was not just a South African problem but a struggle of humanity. We had to use culture and music to put a humane face on our struggle.”Clive Gillinson, Carnegie Hall’s executive and artistic director, says: “The spirit of this attitude is embodied in the festival’s programming, which features a varied line-up of artists representing the many threads that together make up the country’s musical culture. With the Ubuntu festival, Carnegie Hall salutes South Africa as a colourful, artistic country.”This is underlined by trumpeter and composer Hugh Masekela, who says: “There is a deep abyss of content that needs to be seen. There is no society that has as much wealth, culturally and musically. This African heritage makes me feel like I come from major wealth.”Watch: Ubuntu – Music and Arts of South Africa:Diverse cultureIn creating the Ubuntu festival, “we were inspired by the cultural life of this incredibly diverse country”, says Gillinson. “It is a nation with a dynamic, often surprising culture like no other – the birthplace of larger-than-life musical presences like Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Ibrahim, and now, a seemingly endless array of vocal talent from every corner of the country. Our festival also comes 20 years after the first free elections in South Africa, an anniversary made even more resonant by the recent passing of Mandela. The country’s landscape continues to evolve, and this makes for fascinating explorations through the arts.” “There is a deep abyss of content that needs to be seen. There is no society that has as much wealth, culturally and musically.” High Masekela (Image: www.hughmasekela.co.za)Dedicated to Mandela’s legacy, the Ubuntu festival will feature performances at Carnegie Hall by artists representing different musical traditions, including performances paying tribute to notable South African icons and milestones. In addition to showcasing world-renowned South African musicians, audiences will also be introduced to many kinds of South African music that may be less well-known: the powerful spirituality and ecstasy of the maskandi music of the Zulu people; music from the Cape region, including a Cape Malay choir and folk musicians from remote regions of the Karoo; and two thrilling generations of jazz artists. In addition, two critically acclaimed South African classical singers will make their New York City recital debuts.But the festival will extend beyond Carnegie Hall, with performances and events planned for other prestigious partner organisations. The programme will include visual art, film and dance, as well as panel discussions on significant cultural issues featuring leading social and political voices.Democracy turns 20Carnegie Hall explains that the festival will begin with Twenty Years of Freedom, a programme celebrating the anniversary of 20 years of democracy in South Africa at the venue. On the bill will be Masekela and singer Vusi Mahlasela, joined by special guests.Additional festival highlights will include Voices of South Africa with world-renowned isicathamiya and mbube choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. It will explore the central role the voice plays in South African music. Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo will celebrate the South African cultural icon Miriam Makeba in Mama Africa; acclaimed visual artist and filmmaker William Kentridge will host an evening of his short films with live musical accompaniment; and revered pianist and composer Ibrahim, a great champion of Cape jazz, will hold a solo concert coinciding with his 80th birthday. Ibrahim will also lead a master class for young jazz musicians, presented by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.Over two consecutive evenings in Zankel Hall, performances will incorporate dramatic elements. In a programme titled Paper Music: A Ciné Concert by Philip Miller and William Kentridge, Kentridge will presents an evening of his short films with live music by composer Miller. The following evening, violinist Daniel Hope will curate a music theatre production entitled A Distant Drum, joining forces with his father, pre-eminent South African writer Christopher Hope, for the Carnegie Hall-commissioned work on the life of short story writer and journalist Nat Nakasa, the brilliant, impassioned spirit of his generation who left behind South Africa’s apartheid of the 1960s for New York City. Noted authority on South African music Andrew Tracey will be the musical supervisor.Zulu musicA double-bill performance showcasing two aspects of contemporary Zulu maskandi music – which is often referred to as the “Zulu blues” – will feature two masters from KwaZulu-Natal: Madala Kunene leading a quintet that draws on the spiritual aspects of the style, and Phuzekhemisi performing exuberant, high-energy music with singers and dancers in traditional attire.A second double-bill programme in Zankel Hall will feature the Young Stars: Traditional Cape Malay Singers, a 15-voice male choir led by Moeniel Jacobs. It will perform a style of vocal music from Cape Town that combines Dutch folk songs with beautifully ornamented vocal traditions from as far afield as Malaysia, Arabia and East Africa. The programme will also feature a performance by guitarist, singer-songwriter, and tireless champion of Cape music traditions David Kramer, joined by folk musicians from the remote regions of the Karoo.Kesivan Naidoo, a drummer, composer and one of the leaders of the next wave of Cape jazz, will perform original compositions, standards and avant-garde selections for his New York City debut concert with his band Kesivan and the Lights. Dizu Plaatjies and his group Ibuyambo will perform the music of the Xhosa people as well as from other southern African traditions. In addition, two young, critically acclaimed South African sopranos will make their New York City recital debuts in Weill Recital Hall – Pretty Yende and Elza van den Heever.Citywide programmeFestival programming at leading cultural institutions throughout New York City will include music, dance, film, visual arts, panel discussions and more. Ubuntu partners include: African Film Festival Inc; Anna Zorina Gallery; Apollo Theatre; Axis Gallery; Flushing Town Hall; Jazz at Lincoln Centre; The Juilliard School; Keyes Art Projects; (Le) Poisson Rouge; Live from the New York Public Library; New Heritage Theatre Group; Queens College, City University of New York; Ubuntu Education Fund; World Music Institute; and Yossi Milo Gallery.Gillinson says: “It’s such an unbelievably diverse nation with so many different cultures, we just thought it was a really good time to bring together that real kaleidoscope of what the country is.”The Ubuntu festival runs from 10 October to 5 November.last_img read more

siffron Partners with Dana Industries for Canadian Distribution

first_imgJohn Ricci (left), President/CEO, and Frank Borges, Co-founder and Vice President of Dana IndustriesRetail merchandising and product protection provider siffron® announced that it has partnered with Toronto, Ontario-based Dana Industries as its new, exclusive Canadian distributor.For more than 25 years, Dana Industries has been a full-service provider of retail solutions. This new partnership will allow siffron to expand its sales and customer service capabilities into the Canadian market.Bill Seering“We’re confident as we strive to provide on-going world-class customer service, this partnership will result in an industry-best value proposition to our existing and new customers,” said Bill Seering, siffron’s vice president of sales.- Sponsor – As of August 1, 2019, siffron’s Canadian customers will contact Dana Industries for sales and customer service. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

Pinki Pramanik undergoes gender determination test

first_imgAsian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test on Tuesday at a North 24 Parganas district hospital, police said.A seven-member medical board was constituted at the Barasat sub-divisional hospital where the athlete underwent the test. The report, in a sealed cover, will be placed before a court on Wednesday.Pramanik has also been referred to the government-run SSKM Hospital here for further tests.”A seven-member medical team conducted several tests on her, the reports of which in a sealed envelope will be sent to the court. There are some other important tests like chromosomal and hormonal blood tests which have to be conducted to determine Pinki’s sexuality,” Chief Medical Officer of North 24 Parganas district Sukanta Sil said.”As we don’t have the infrastructure to conduct such tests in the district hospital, we have referred the case to SSKM where these tests will be conducted tomorrow (Wednesday),” added Sil.The medical team supervised the proceedings in the presence of court officials.Pramanik was arrested late Thursday night and remanded to 14 days’ judicial custody by a court Friday after the athlete’s live-in partner, a divorcee and a mother of one, filed a police complaint accusing the athlete of being a male who repeatedly “raped and tortured” her.Subsequent to the arrest, Pramanik was taken to a private nursing home for a medical check-up where the test reports claimed that the former athlete was indeed a male.advertisementPramanik, however, claimed innocence and said it was a conspiracy.Pramanik, who retired from athletics three years ago, won gold in the 4×400 metres relay at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha in Qatar. She was a silver medallist at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games the same year.The Eastern Railway, with which the athlete is a ticket collector, on Sunday suspended Pramanik following her remand to judicial custody.last_img read more

Katie Ledecky breaks World record by mistake: Unknown facts that you must know about her

first_imgKatie Ledecky, an 18 year old American swimmer broke her own World record accidentally on August 3, 2015. Katie Ledecky is known as a swimming prodigy and she broke the record without even trying.On Monday, Ledecky competed in a 1,500 metre freestyle preliminary round at Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Swimming Championship in Kazan, Russia where she won the race where she didn’t even try so hard.Some unknown facts you must know about the swimming prodigy:In high school, Katie Ledecky set American and US Open record in 500-yard freestyle and she also set the national high school record in 200-yardWhen Katie graduated from high school, she held Stone Ridge school record in every swimming competition category except 100-year breaststrokeAt the age of 15 years, 4 months and 10 days; Katie Ledecky became the youngest American participant at the 2012 Summer Olympic GamesIn the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Ledecky  won the gold medal as she finished the race by more than four seconds. She became the second fastest to finish the race in the WorldIn 2012, she was awarded the Best Female Performer of the Year and the Breakout Performer of the Year at the Golden Goggle AwardsIn 2013 US National Championships, Ledecky won gold in 400 metre, 800 metre and 1500 metre freestyle and finished second in 200 metre freestyleIn 2013 World Championship Ledecky won gold in all formats which included 400 metre, 800 metre, 1500 metre and 4X200 metre relay and she even set two World recordsShe became the second woman to ever win the World Championship events. She became the World Champion for the first time and she set a new record of being the second fastest finisherIn 2013, Ledecky won FINA Trophy for Best Female Swimmer and was also named the World Swimmer of the Year and American Swimmer of the YearIn 2014, Ledecky broke her own records and set new records. She broke her own record in 800 metre and 1500 metre swimming and she broke the World record for 1500 metre swimmingShe became the first woman after Janet Evans to hold records for 400 metre, 800 metre and 1500 metre freestyle swimmingIn 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championship, Ledecky won five gold medals and broke two World recordsIn 2014, she was named the World Swimmer of the Year and American Swimmer of the YearIn 2015 World Aquatic Championships, Katie Ledecky set a new World record for 1500 metre freestyle. advertisementlast_img read more

Rafael Camacho approached by Sporting Lisbon for January deal

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementPortugal based Sporting Lisbon eye Liverpool’s youngster Rafael Camacho on loan for the remainder of the season. Camacho, 18, was an academy graduate at Sporting previously and now the Portuguese capital comes inquiring about their former player in lieu of acquiring the youngster’s services in the coming transfer window in January.Camacho has made excellent progress since being promoted to train at Melwood on a permanent basis and impressed during the Reds’ pre-season tour of America. The Portuguese youngster also has been one of the standout performers in the club’s UEFA Youth League campaign, and while seeing no play under Klopp this season, being an unused sub thrice, however, Camacho might be on his way out of Anfield in January.The Primeira Liga side have approached the youngster and the factor of again playing in his home, for his home club might be a very deciding factor in the loan deal. Camacho joined the Reds’ academy back in 2016 following a successful trial, with midfield – both defensive and attacking – being a preference. Prior to his arrival at Liverpool, Camacho spent a couple of years in Manchester at Manchester City after making Sporting Lisbon’s academy’s exit.So far for Liverpool’s youth team, Camacho has scored seven times in fifteen appearances in all competitions and assisted eight, with four goals and three assists out of those coming from six of his UEFA Youth League appearances alone.Read also:-Football: Guardiola issues title pressure warning to Liverpoollast_img read more

Chelsea vs Leicester: Hazard starts up front

first_imgChelsea host Leicester City in their final match before Christmas on Saturday as they aim to further cement their place in the top four.Maurizio Sarri’s side were boosted by their qualification for the Carabao Cup semi-finals in midweek, with a late goal from Eden Hazard enough to see off Bournemouth in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.The Blues bounced back from the disappointment of an away loss to Wolves earlier this month by winning their last two league encounters against Manchester City and Brighton. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Leicester were knocked out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday, however, after losing to Pep Guardiola’s Man City on penalties.The Foxes have failed to win any of their last three league matches and fell to a 1-0 defeat away at Crystal Palace last weekend, a result which saw them slip to 12th in the table.The last Premier League encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge ended in a 0-0 draw last January.  Game Chelsea vs Leicester Date Saturday, December 22 Time 3:00pm GMT / 10:00am ET Stream (US) fubo TV (7-day free trial) TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial) .New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser. US TV channel Online stream NBCSN fubo TV (7-day free trial) In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will not be shown live as it will be played during the blackout period. UK TV channel Online stream N/A N/A Squads & Team News Position Chelsea players Goalkeepers Arrizabalaga, Caballero, Green Defenders Azpilicueta, Zappacosta, Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill, Ampadu, Emerson Midfielders Fabregas, Jorginho, Drinkwater, Kante, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic Forwards Willian, Pedro, Hazard, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi, Morata Eden Hazard continues in a central striking role for Chelsea after picking up one goal and three assists in his last two appearances in that position.Centre-back Andreas Christensen was forced off with a hamstring injury against Bournemouth and Maurizio Sarri instead picks David Luiz and Antonio Rudiger at centre-back.Alvaro Morata has returned to training after recovering from a twisted knee, but he is not even on the bench.Possible Chelsea starting XI:  Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic; Pedro, Hazard, Willian. Subs: Caballero, Cahill, Zappacosta, Fabregas, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud. Position Leicester players Goalkeepers Schmeichel, Ward, Jakupovic Defenders Simpson, Pereira, Morgan, Soyuncu, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Fuchs Midfielders Iborra, Silva, Mendy, Ndidi, Choudhury, Albrighton, Maddison, Diabate, Gray, Ghezzal Forwards Vardy, Okazaki, Ihenacho Jamie Vardy returns to the Leicester XI having been rested against Manchester City in midweek.There had been concerns over the fitness of Ben Chilwell and Wilfred Ndidi, who are both struggling with knee injuries and are likely to face late fitness tests, but both are deemed fit to start.Matty James and Daniel Amartey remain out.Possible Leicester starting XI:  Schmeichel; Ricardo, Morgan, Maguire, Chilwell; Choudhury, Mendy, Ndidi, Albrighton; Maddison; Vardy. Subs: Ward, Fuchs, Evans, Iborra, Gray, Okazaki, Iheanacho.Betting & Match Odds Chelsea’s odds of winning are priced at 1/3 according to bet 365, while a draw is available at 9/2. A win for Leicester is priced at 10/1.Click here to see all of bet 365’s offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more. Match Preview Eden Hazard Chelsea 2018-19A win for Chelsea here would see them leapfog Spurs into third place for at least a day, with Mauricio Pochettino’s side not playing until Sunday.It would also be a great boost for Sarri’s side to cement their spot in the top four for Christmas, with the race to qualify for next season’s Champions League set to intensify during the second half of the season.There are also signs that star man Hazard is approaching his best form again after various injury issues in recent weeks. When asked whether he felt playing the Belgian as a forward could be a long-term solution, Sarri said: “I don’t know. I was sure about City in that position we could do a good match. Against Brighton I started to see this situation in different matches.”Now I want to see it against a team very compact, in low density. We have to see.”Claude Puel will know that his side must pick up some positive results over the festive period to avoid speculation over his own future at the club.It’s been a difficult season for the Foxes on and off the pitch, but with just one win in their last eight matches, Leicester will know that points on the board are a must over the coming weeks. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Team news & TV

first_imgUEFA Champions League Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview Chris Burton Last updated 2 years ago 15:00 27/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Alvaro Morata Getty Images UEFA Champions League Atlético Madrid v Chelsea Chelsea Atlético Madrid The reigning Premier League champions will be looking to stretch their unbeaten run in the Spanish capital, but face a stern test of their credentials Chelsea will return to European action on Wednesday when they face La Liga heavyweights Atletico Madrid in the first Champions League game to be played at Wanda Metropolitano.The Blues cruised to a 6-0 victory over Qarabag in their opening fixture but are likely to find the going a little tougher on Spanish soil as they seek to stretch their unbeaten run to eight games in all competitions.Atletico were held 1-1 by Roma in their first continental outing of the campaign so will be looking to kick-start their bid for a top-two finish in Group C. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Game Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Date Wednesday, September 27 Time 19:45 BST / 14:45 ET TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM Antonio Conte ChelseaIn the UK, the game will be available to watch live on television on BT Sport 2, as well as being available to stream live on the BT Sport app. UK TV channel Online stream BT Sport 2 BT Sport app In the US, viewers can watch the game live on television on FOX Sports Net and it will also be available to stream online using FOX Sports GO or the FOX Soccer Match Pass. US TV channel Online stream FOX Sports Net FOX Sports GO / Match Pass SQUADS & TEAM NEWS Position Atletico Madrid players Goalkeepers Oblak, Moya Defenders Godin, Luis, Savic, Lucas, Juanfran, Gimenez Midfielders Parteey, Koke, Saul, Carrasco, Gabi, Gaitan Forwards Griezmann, Torres, Correa, Vietto Juanfran and Diego Godin were rested for a 2-0 victory over Sevilla at the weekend, but should come back into Diego Simeone’s side.Thomas Partey is also pushing for a recall to the starting XI and could replace Yannick Carrasco, who was among the goals on Saturday.Fernando Torres and Filipe Luis will both be hoping to see minutes against their former club.Potential starting XI: Oblak; Juanfran, Savic, Godin, Luis; Saul, Gabi, Partey, Koke; Griezmann, Vietto. Position Chelsea players Goalkeepers Courtois, Caballero, Eduardo Defenders Rudiger, Alonso, Zappacosta, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Clarke-Salter Midfielders Fabregas, Kante, Bakayoko, Moses, Kenedy, Musonda, Willian, Hazard, Pedro, Scott Forwards Morata, Batshuayi Thibaut Courtois has been cleared to face his former loan club after landing heavily during a Premier League victory over Stoke on Saturday.David Luiz is serving a domestic ban and nursing a broken wrist, but he could figure alongside Gary Cahill as Danny Drinkwater is the only Blues star definitely ruled out.Eden Hazard is likely to be handed a starting berth after being eased back into the fold following his return from injury.Potential starting XI: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Alonso; Hazard, Pedro, Morata.BETTING & MATCH ODDS Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid 2017Chelsea are 13/5 outsiders to emerge victorious on Spanish soil, according to dabblebet, with hosts Atletico Madrid rated at 11/10 to claim all three points. A draw is priced at 11/5.In-form Alvaro Morata is the 5/1 favourite to open the scoring for Chelsea, with Eden Hazard 15/2 and Pedro 10/1. Unsurprisingly, Atletico star Antoine Griezmann heads the overall market at 10/3, with former Blues striker Fernando Torres available at 5/1.Click here to see all the available markets and related odds for the game.GAME PREVIEW Alvaro Morata ChelseaAfter opening the defence of their Premier League title with a shock 3-2 defeat at home to Burnley, Chelsea have got themselves firmly back on track at home and abroad.In their seven outings since that surprise setback, Antonio Conte’s side have collected six victories – with a 0-0 draw at home to Arsenal in the Premier League the only blot on their copybook.They marked their return to Champions League competition with a resounding six-goal mauling of Qarabag, with five-goal and four-goal showings taken in on a domestic stage since then (against Nottingham Forest and Stoke City).The Blues have players performing at the peak of their powers, with Alvaro Morata grabbing a hat-trick against Stoke on Saturday to take him onto six goals from just seven appearances this season.He has helped to fill the void created by the absence of Diego Costa, with the Blues’ top marksman from 2016-17 likely to be in attendance at Wanda Metropolitano after finally getting his wish and seeing a £57 million return to Atletico sanctioned.last_img read more

3 powerful ways to do a better job in 2013

first_imgHere are three ways you can improve your work – and your workplace – in the New Year. 1. Know what you’re doing before you worry about how you’ll do it.We jump to thoughts of implementation so often in our work, and that tendency creates several problems. We may not know exactly what we’re implementing, why we’re implementing it or how much is possible. By skipping ahead to the details, we begin work that may not make sense — and we unnecessarily constrain ourselves. This year, be mindful about each idea you’re pursuing and determine its larger purpose before running forward with activities. It’s not about what you’re doing but why you’re doing it.2. Spend at least 15 minutes a day in deliberate thought about something bigger than your to-do list.This is critical. I believe in mornings – but for some people, it works best to do this exercise at the end of the day to prepare for the next morning. What larger purpose defines you right now? One year from now, what will you be glad you did tomorrow? Ten years from now? What are the big things that need to happen to advance those aspirations? I believe the sum of our efforts each year reflects the rigor we apply to these larger questions. Take a few minutes each day to ask them. You may not have every answer, but you’ll make smarter choices along the way – and let the little crap go more easily. For me, five minutes at the start of my workday plus nightly blogging are tools I use in trying to step out of everyday to-do lists and think about what ideas matter most each day. What tools can you put into place to schedule reflection?3. Think about what unites your colleagues rather than what’s in it for you.The best workplaces in the world have something in common: Colleagues embrace a collective vision, and they’d do anything for each other. I’d always prefer to be in that kind of culture than a dog-eat-dog slugfest because it’s better for me and better for my organization. Try to set a course toward that kind of camaraderie. Define what you all want to do together. Along the way, share credit. Recognize the achievements of others. Sacrifice something selfish if it yields a greater good. If you are a manager, you have the chance to transform the experience of those who report to you. Seize it with a spirit of selflessness. In the end, it’s the fastest way to achievement – and happiness – for everyone.last_img read more

Building a Global Network of Maternal Health Policymakers

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on January 23, 2013June 12, 2017By: Sandeep Bathala, Senior Program Associate, Maternal Health Initiative, Wilson CenterClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)This post is cross-posted from the New Security Beat.On day three of the 2013 Global Maternal Health Conference here in Arusha, Tanzania, I was joined by the Global Health Initiative’s partners to present the results of the Wilson Center’s four-year-old Advancing Dialogue on Maternal Health Series. This series is unique in its convening power, helping to bring together experts and policymakers from around the world to collaborate on a shared goal: healthier mothers and children.From 2009 to 2012, the Global Health Initiative co-convened 22 public meetings and three private workshops with the Maternal Health Task Force and United Nations Population Fund to identify challenges and discuss strategies for moving the maternal health agenda forward. In 2011, we collaborated with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) to host two simulcasted videoconferences in Nairobi, Kenya, and Washington, D.C., which allowed maternal health experts and officials from both countries – including several Kenyan Parliament members affiliated with the Health Committee and Network for Population and Development – to share experiences and best practices. In partnership with the Population Foundation of India, we are planning a similar dialogue with local, regional, and national decision-makers on effective maternal health policies and programs in New Delhi, India, this year, as well as more D.C.-based meetings.By convening both in Washington, D.C., and globally, the goal of the series is to create a platform for fieldworkers, policymakers, program managers, media, and donors to share research, disseminate lessons learned, and address concerns related to policy, institutional, and organizational capacity building. These are many of the same themes being discussed at the Global Maternal Health Conference here in Tanzania.Ruthpearl Wanjiru Ngángá, APHRC’s communications manager, highlighted some of the results that emerged from the videoconferences.Broadly, she said they found that connecting maternal death to economic loss is a powerful and effective strategy, and it’s important to increase accountability by addressing the gap between what policymakers say and what they actually do to improve maternal health.All the policymakers attending pledged to do something based on what they learned at the meetings, ranging from building maternal health shelters and lobbying to working to unify the Ministry of Health in Kenya, which is currently split between ministers of public health and medical services (duplicated funds would be used to strengthen the Division of Reproductive Health).Participants also established dialogue between the ministries of health and finance to jointly identify priority areas and to ensure that 15 percent of the Kenyan national budget goes to health efforts, as per the Abuja Declaration.Perhaps the most striking pledge was made by a member of Parliament who did not attend the videoconferences but was motivated after hearing about them: He pledged to coordinate a day once a month where pregnant women in remote areas could consult with Nairobi-based doctors through e-medicine.And the commitments, it turns out, were not empty. Since the meetings concluded Ruthpearl said they have seen additional outcomes including a parliamentary retreat on maternal, newborn, and child care; increased press coverage, especially highlighting maternal and child health statistics and reporting on fatalities; and elevated interest in maternal health issues in general, including becoming a priority for the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association.“Where I come from, husbands are delivering their wives,” Hon. Sophia Abdi Noor who represents the Somali region of northern Kenya, said later in a follow-up meeting.And Hon. Farah Maalim, deputy speaker of the National Assembly, said at the parliamentary retreat that “we are running out of time towards the MDG deadline. There is need to reactivate the agenda on women and children’s health at the national level…the new constitution of Kenya declares health as a basic right for all Kenyans. Parliament has a pivotal role to play in ensuring the realization of this right.”Moving forward, Ruthpearl said APHRC intends to focus on advancing public-private health sector partnerships in urban slums and to start a pilot study on improving maternal, newborn, and child care services for slum residents. She also said they are working to improve engagement with Kenya’s National Division of Reproductive Health on research and technical working groups and to improve the visibility of research in policy and program formulation in general.Alongside Ruthpearl and I, Crystal Lander and Dr. Steve Solter of Management Sciences for Health also spoke on the panel, about their work with the Afghan Ministry of Public Health.Dr. Luc de Bernis, senior maternal health adviser at UNFPA and one of the collaborating partners in this series, concluded the session by expressing his hope that these dialogues were contributing to a swelling global advocacy movement for improved maternal health outcomes. The audience in Arusha couldn’t have agreed more.Learn more about the conference and access the conference presentations at www.gmhc2013.com. Join the conference conversation on Twitter: #GMHC2013Share this:last_img read more

‘Alisson made mistakes as well’ – Wijnaldum backs Adrian

first_imgLiverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has no concerns over back-up goalkeeper Adrian despite his error against Southampton, with it pointed out that even Alisson has made mistakes.Jurgen Klopp has been handed more headaches than he would have liked between the sticks at Anfield.Just a matter of weeks into the 2019-20 campaign, the Reds have already seen their first-choice keeper pick up an untimely knock and his understudy make both positive and negative headlines. 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 Adrian was the penalty shootout hero for Liverpool in a UEFA Super Cup win over Chelsea, before suffering a bizarre knock of his own after being clattered by a celebrating supporter.He shook off that ailment to figure in a Premier League clash with Southampton, but nearly cost Liverpool precious points as he gifted Danny Ings a reply for the Saints in a game which ended 2-1.Questions have been asked of the former West Ham custodian on the back of that display, and of Alisson’s recovery schedule, but Wijnaldum sees no cause for alarm.The Dutch midfielder said of the keeper situation on Merseyside: “Those kind of things can happen with a goalkeeper.“Last season it happened to Alisson against Leicester City and in a pre-season friendly.“How is he [Adrian] going to react to the mistake? I think that is more important than the mistake itself.“Everyone can make a mistake, also a goalkeeper. But the only thing is, he is a goalkeeper, and if he makes a mistake, a lot of times, it will result in a goal.”Adrian Liverpool 2019-20Adrian is still settling into new surroundings after being snapped up as a free agent over the summer.Liverpool needed a number two after agreeing to offload Simon Mignolet to Club Brugge.Wijnaldum added, with veteran shot-stopper Andy Lonergan having also been acquired: “Everyone needs time to adjust.“He is just in for, not even two weeks, so we have to get used to each other.“It would have been easier if he had come in from the start with Simon leaving and him coming in.“Now we just have to take the time that we have and train with each other and get to know each other better because everyone needs time to settle in – I had it also when I came here – I think all of the signings had it when they signed for Liverpool. So he will be ok.”Liverpool will be back in action on Saturday, with Adrian likely to provide their last line of defence once more in a home date with Arsenal. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Klopp: Coutinho is like Del Piero

first_imgLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has likened Philippe Coutinho to Juventus legend Alessandro del Piero and admitted that he rarely played the Bayern Munich new boy in his favoured position.The Brazil international has been on the move again this summer some 18 months after leaving Anfield.Back in the winter transfer window of 2018, the 27-year-old playmaker completed a big-money move to Barcelona. 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 A dream switch to Camp Nou quickly became a nightmare for the South American, as he struggled to produce his best while operating in the sizeable shadow of Lionel Messi.Bayern have offered him a fresh start, in an agreement which includes a €120 million (£110m/$133m) purchase option, and Klopp is backing a proven performer to flourish in his native Germany. Based in the UK? Grab a Sky Sports Day Pass for just £8.99!The Liverpool coach told Kicker: “Coutinho didn’t get to play in his preferred No.10 role all that much when he was with us, but he’s a great No.8 and is a fantastic left winger because he’s incredibly good in tight spaces and has the pace to exploit bigger spaces.”He dominates football matches, and is a real asset if he can put his stamp on the team.”Bayern needed him, and Bayern wanted him. If they can integrate him and get the very best out of him, the Bundesliga will have a top player on its hands.”Philippe Coutinho Bayern Munich 2019-20Coutinho has inherited the No.10 jersey from the retired Arjen Robben at Bayern.He will now get the chance to prove himself in the position he considers to be his best, while donning an iconic jersey.Klopp is expecting big things, with it his opinion that Coutinho shares many qualities with a World Cup winner who once excelled in the 10 shirt for Serie A giants Juve.He added: “Coutinho has an unbelievable eye for goal from range.”I haven’t seen a player coming in off the left and striking the ball with such regularity and precision from those kind of positions since Del Piero.”Coutinho will be looking to make an immediate impact with Bayern and deliver on his big billing, with it possible that a debut outing could be made on Saturday during a trip to Schalke for the Bundesliga champions. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Bakayoko sent back to Monaco on loan

first_imgChelsea’s Tiemoue Bakayoko has completed his medical and signed for his former club Monaco on loan with a €42.5m (£38m/$46m) option to buy.  The 25-year-old attempted to impress new manager Frank Lampard in pre-season but he failed to make the required impact to return to the Blues first team. If Monaco pay the €42m fee at the end of the season, it would make Bakayoko their third most expensive signing of all-time, after just Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez.  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 The Provincial club see the return of the powerful midfielder who broke through at the club and played 84 times. He played a major role in Monaco’s Champions League run of 2016-17 that led to the Blues paying £40m ($49m) to sign him that summer. However, he has quickly been deemed surplus to requirements by yet another manager after struggling under Antonio Conte and being loaned out to AC Milan under Maurizio Sarri. Bakayoko has played just 43 times for Chelsea and Kenedy could be the next first-team star to exit the club ahead of the European transfer window closure on 2 September. Paris Saint-Germain and Galatasaray both explored the option to sign Bakayoko on loan, but PSG opted to move for Everton’s Idrissa Gana Gueye for €35m (£32m/$39m) instead. Galatasaray were dismissed by Chelsea who are keen to see their asset regain his form on loan, and therefore increase his transfer value. After Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield United where 18-year-old Billy Gilmour debuted due to injury issues, Lampard spoke about why he let go of Bakayoko and Drinkwater in the circumstance. “Danny has been here for two years and hadn’t played many games. He was eager for his own benefit, which I felt was good for us,” Lampard said at Stamford Bridge. “Bakayoko similarly was here for one season, went on loan and going on loan again to try to bring himself back to where he wants to be. “If you want to talk midfield players we have got Jorginho, [Mateo ] Kovacic,  [N’Golo] Kante, [Mason] Mount, [Ross] Barkley, Reece James coming back from injury who can play in midfield, Andreas Christensen who can play in midfield. I have to make decisions on the squad as a whole, that is my job.” Bakayoko is not going to be available for tomorrow’s Ligue 1 game against Strasbourg but he could make his debut against Marseille after the international break. Monaco are currently in 19th place after a poor start to the season where they have lost two of their first three games, drawing the other one.last_img read more

Foden ‘not as good as he can be yet’

first_imgPhil Foden is “not as good as he can be yet”, but England Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd sees the youngster staking a claim for more regular minutes at Manchester City.The 19-year-old delivered another reminder to club boss Pep Guardiola of what he is capable of during his latest international outing.Foden bagged a brace for the Young Lions on Monday as they saw off Kosovo 2-0 at the KCOM Stadium. 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 The highly-rated playmaker put in an eye-catching performance in Hull, with the challenge of his manager at City being met.He has been restricted to just a 10-minute cameo in the Premier League this season, with Guardiola looking for Foden to force his way into contention for a more prominent role.Boothroyd believes Foden is capable of doing that in a star-studded squad, with there even more to come from a player who has been tipped to reach the top for some time now.He told reporters after seeing the City academy graduate star for his country: “He’s probably not played as well as he can do actually.“He’s obviously happy with his goals and that’s a mark of a good player, always wanting to be better.“He took his goals really well and the more he plays for us, hopefully it can be a little showcase of what he can do for his club.“If Phil keeps doing what he’s doing and keeps learning. That’s the great thing about him, he wants to be better.“He knows he’s not as good as he can be yet and that to me is the most exciting thing about him.”Phil Foden Manchester City 2019-20Foden has seen just 19 Premier League outings for City, with 13 of those coming last season.He has been tied to a new contract with the Blues, but continues to face fierce competition for places.There is understandable frustration on his part that he is not being used more frequently, but also acceptance that he needs to make it impossible for Guardiola to overlook him.Foden has said of his battle for recognition at the Etihad Stadium and the challenge he faces under a demanding boss: “He (Guardiola) has his own opinions and I stick by how I am.“I just know that I’m ready to play.“I feel like I am. I try to show him every day in training.“There is a bit of team-mates telling me to be patient but obviously I’m hungry and want to play now. I’m going to fight for it every day. I’m ready to play whenever.”last_img read more

India’s fine achievement against Qatar

first_imgThe defence of India was tested to the hilt by Qatar’s attackers but the Blue Tigers held firm to hold the reigning AFC Asian Cup champions to a goal-less draw at Doha on Tuesday.It took a tremendous individual effort from goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and the entire India defence to walk away with a draw in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying clash but it is a clean sheet that deserves massive respect.With that Herculean effort at Doha, India have become the first Asian side that Qatar have failed to beat in 2019. Felix Sanchez’s men have been in scorching form all year, especially on Asian soil where they have won eight matches out of eight. 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 In those eight matches, Qatar’s prolific attack has managed to score a staggering 25 goals which puts India’s clean sheet on the night into context.The hard-earned draw is less than what Asian heavyweights Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates managed against Qatar this year as such, is one to savour for Igor Stimac and his men.Let alone a draw, no other Asian side has managed a shut-out against the Asian champions this year which makes India’s achievement on the night all the more remarkable.In fact, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia are the only other teams apart from India who have walked away with a clean-sheet against Qatar this year.It took its share of poor finishing from Qatar and a stellar display from Gurpreet Singh to achieve that result but it is one that India can take plenty of confidence from.last_img read more

‘F*ck off, Maguire!’ Man Utd’s new lynchpin silences Leicester fans

first_imgThere was a moment in the second half of Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Leicester at Old Trafford on Saturday when the visitors attempted to get the ball forward and into a channel for Demarai Gray to chase and bear down on goal.Harry Maguire stepped across, matched Gray yard-for-yard, and eased him out of the way to win the ball.It earned Maguire a standing ovation, one he truly deserved on a day when three precious points were pocketed. 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 Maguire had been getting it in the neck from the corner of Leicester fans all afternoon. Here, in one tiny fraction of the game, he was given a chance to respond.“F*ck off Maguire,” the Leicester fans sang. “We don’t need you.”And while it may be true that the England man’s replacement, Caglar Soyuncu, has done well in this Premier League season so far for Leicester, it was he who committed the fatal error which allowed United to score the one and only goal of the game.He was a little too eager to win the ball inside the area from Marcus Rashford and stuck an ill-advised foot in. Rashford tumbled and dispatched the penalty.United were in the middle of their best half hour of football since the opening day destruction of Chelsea. They were patched up to an extent, without Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw, but covered for the absences well.Maguire was the preferred candidate to take the ball into Leicester territory and, in Dan James, United have a livewire attacker who looks like conjuring something every time he gets on the ball.Inside the first two minutes he was close to winning a penalty himself, having turned Ricardo Pereira and getting on the wrong side of the right-back. He was eased off the ball and Andreas Pereira forced a wonderful save from Kasper Schmeichel off the resultant free kick.Harry Maguire Manchester United 2019-20Part of this United line-up were an awkward fit, however.Scott McTominay lacks precision in his passes and gives the ball away all too cheaply. Pereira is neat and tidy on the ball but does not possess the instinct wide in midfield to track his full-back. Ben Chilwell advanced well to make inroads, and could have had a goal from a dipping half-volley off a half-cleared corner.That brought a good save from David de Gea, now in line for a monster windfall with his new £15m-per-season contract. He has had his difficulties over the last 18 months or so but had to be alert with a couple of saves here to preserve the clean sheet.There remains a vulnerability in the heart of the United defence when confronted with long, direct balls. James Maddison benefitted from Maguire and Victor Lindelof both missing one early on and De Gea saved well with the underside of his body.It wasn’t a day when the Spaniard was snowed under and that had a lot to do with how Maguire marshalled the defence. He was ably supported by the other new arrival Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who recovered from the knock which cost him his England debut to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a boost in the starting line-up here.The ball appears to have a magnetic attraction to Wan-Bissaka; his ability to intercept and tackle is superlative. He is rarely beaten one on one. Even when Maddison and Chilwell teamed up to go around him, Leicester rarely penetrated.It was an off-day for them, no doubt. Brendan Rodgers’ team were third and unbeaten coming here, against a depleted United, and will view this as a missed opportunity to gain momentum in their season.It could have even been 2-0 had Rashford’s late free kick found the corner instead of the frame of the goal.United dug deep and held on, seeing off the pressure Leicester brought late in the day. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Kante concedes Chelsea haven’t been great

first_imgChelsea have not made a great start to the season, admits N’Golo Kante, with the Blues “not where we want to be” after taking only eight points from a possible 18.There have been signs of encouragement from the Blues in the 2019-20 campaign.A humbling 4-0 defeat away at Manchester United on the opening weekend offered an early wake-up call, but Frank Lampard’s side have not been too far off the pace since then. 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 They are, however, struggling to turn potential into something more tangible.Lampard saw his side trouble Liverpool for long periods on Sunday, but the Stamford Bridge faithful were left to reflect on a 2-1 defeat.Chelsea find themselves sat 11th in the table as they continue to seek a spark, with Kante conceding that they had been hoping for much more.The France international midfielder said on the club’s official website: “It is not a great start, we have work to do.“We are not where we want to be but we can fight and change this in the next games.”Andreas Christensen Chelsea vs Liverpool 2019-20Kante starred for Chelsea against Liverpool, with an all-action display capped by a well-taken goal.His efforts were not enough to claim a positive result, but the 28-year-old World Cup winner was happy to be involved after shaking off a niggling knock.He added: “It was good to come back.“I was happy to come back in front of our fans and for this big game. I am disappointed by the result but I am happy to be back to help the team to try to win.“We tried our best during the game and we are disappointed by the result. With the two set-pieces they scored they put us in difficulty but had some good chances.“As soon as they scored to make it 2-0, we went in the changing room believing all together that we can do it and as soon as I scored, we had the chance to come back into the game but we were not able to get the result we wanted.”First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino downed the Blues, with Liverpool once again proving destructive from dead-ball situations.Kante said: “The first one was a beautiful goal but the second one we maybe could do better but at the end, we played well, we tried to come back but the set-pieces meant Liverpool won.“We played very well in the second half. We were able to score one but not to equalise, but there were some good points in the performance and we need to take those points on to have a good result in the next game. If we keep working this way we can get a win in our next game.”Chelsea have a Carabao Cup third-round clash with Grimsby to take in on Wednesday before then playing host to Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Havertz in control of future amid Real Madrid & Barcelona links

first_imgBayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz insists he will have the final say on his next career move after being linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona.The 20-year-old enjoyed a breakthrough campaign in 2018-19, scoring 17 Bundesliga goals as he helped Leverkusen qualify for the Champions League.Havertz scored his first international goal for Germany in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Argentina and reports in Spain suggest La Liga heavyweights Madrid and Barcelona are interested in the player. 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 While open to advice on his future, including from national boss Joachim Low, Havertz – who is under contract at BayArena until 2022 – will make a choice that is right for him.Speaking at a Germany news conference on Friday, he said: “I listen to many people but in the end it will be my decision. “I will embrace any advice Low will give me because he has a lot experience – it wouldn’t be smart to not listen to him.”Although Low says he will talk to Havertz about his future, he says it is not the right time to think about a move.“I’ll talk to him on occasion, but not now and not this year,” he told Sport1. “He’s supposed to be playing in Leverkusen, where he plays regularly, that’s the biggest advantage for a young player like that.”He made a clear decision for himself and with those around him to stay in Leverkusen. I don’t know what will happen next year, but he certainly has many opportunities.”I already trust him to have a very good career, absolutely. But he has already started.” Low was full of praise for the midfielder in an interview with Bild, highlighting his goal against Argentina as an example of the quality he adds to the national team.“Kai is always relatively close to our starting XI,” he said. Kai can stand in the starting XI in almost any game, he has this quality.“His goal, for example, was a typical Kai Havertz goal — orchestrated from deep in the midfield on a technically high level. That was great.”Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller confirmed in August that Bayern Munich have previously showed an interest in Havertz, who is in line to feature for his country in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia on Sunday.last_img read more

Ndombele: In five years, I could be forgotten

first_imgTottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele says he knows he has to keep moving forward as a player, or he risks being forgotten.The 22-year-old France international, formerly of Lyon, signed in a club-record €60 million (£54m/$68m) deal over the summer and is looking to the examples set by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as he drives his pursuit of glory.Despite his relative youth, Ndombele has been watching a player six years his junior light up his old stomping ground of Ligue 1 this season – a frightening reminder of football’s relentless evolution. 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’m staying focused, I’m trying to move forward, but always knowing that things can go backwards quickly,” he told Canal Football Club.“Maybe in five years we will not talk about me anymore. In football there are always little gems that appear every year.“I still watch Ligue 1; at Rennes there is the youngster [Eduardo] Camavinga who is 16 years old. That’s why I say that we must always stay focused.”Ndombele is still settling into life in the Premier League. He has only missed two games so far due to a slight hamstring injury, but has now made eight total appearances in the league and Champions League as Mauricio Pochettino’s side have struggled to get their season off the ground.Tanguy Ndombele TottenhamHe watched from the bench as France edged out Iceland 1-0 in Euro 2020 qualifying on Friday, and will be hoping to play some part against Turkey on Monday evening.The two sides are tied on 18 points at the top of Group H, six points ahead of Iceland with two more games to come.On a day-to-day basis, though, Ndombele is concentrating on his own self-improvement, and he knows a record transfer fee isn’t enough to consider himself a success.“You never know in football, it’s about humility,” he said.“You see big players like Messi or Ronaldo, they have five Ballons d’Or and they still want more. I just signed for Tottenham, I don’t have the right to be satisfied, I still want more.“I was told that I was a little too nonchalant. I’m trying to improve it. Whether it’s in a match, in training, even in the way I walk, I am trying to improve myself.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Outlook improving at Buoy 10

first_imgOutlook improving at Buoy 10 Improved coho fishing bodes well for end of season By Terry Otto, Columbian staff writer Published: August 15, 2018, 10:01pm Bait best so farMonroe’s best bite has come on anchovies. Mulkey has also found the best bite to be on bait, but spinners will still produce at times, and the tides this weekend should be perfect for a spinner presentation.Look for the fishing to continue to improve as the Chinook season approaches the closure. Coho fishing should remain good into early September. There will be a slight lull in the action in the later half of the month until the late run of coho enters the river in early October.Regulations: Barbless hooks are required for all salmon and steelhead angling in the Columbia River. Anglers may keep one salmonid per day, which can be one chinook, one fin-clipped coho, or one fin-clipped steelhead. Fishing in the ocean off the mouth of the Columbia (Marine Area 1) is now closed. Always check the regulations before fishing.Guides ListMulkey’s Guide Service, Terry Mulkey: (503) 803-1896, http://www.mulkeysguideservice.com/Team Hook-up Guide service, Brandon Glass: (503) 260-8285, https://teamhookupfishing.com/ Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Share: GO Follow Share: He reports the Chinook are running from 16 to 20 pounds on average, with some fish to 25 pounds, and he has taken a 30-pound Chinook already this year.Glass reports that the strong outgoing tides this last week produced a tough bite.“There has been a poor bite on the big outgoes,” said Glass. “We are really struggling to get them to go.”Strong tides create heavy current that pushes the schools of salmon back behind the headlands where they keg up but are tough to tease into biting.The tides will weaken quite a bit this weekend, and that should mean better fishing. The action has been good for coho and fair for Chinook out at the Columbia River estuary. There have been decent bites at the Buoy 10 line on the tide changes. Terry Otto/The Columbian Photo Gallery The Buoy 10 fishery has been open for two weeks now, and a number of fishing patterns are beginning to emerge.Catches have improved over the last week, and anglers and guides are figuring where to be to intercept the schools. They are also locking in on the patterns of bait, depth, and tides.Coho catches have been surprisingly good, and the fish are in excellent condition. Many guides and anglers think that the coho run will return better than expected.The improved coho fishing, and good catches in the salt prior to this week, bode well for the second half of this fishery when the season closes for Chinook after Aug. 24.center_img A good place to start the day is out at the Buoy 10 line. Guide Terry Mulkey of Mulkey’s Fishing Guide Service, and Brandon Glass of Team Hook-up Guide Service both reported good fishing there on Monday morning.“There was a decent bite right at Buoy 10 this morning,” said Glass, who reported seeing more coho caught that morning than he had seen yet.Terry Mulkey also found a decent bite at the buoy on Monday and had four fish in his box before noon, including two Chinook and two coho.“Today I saw about 40 fish caught out there for about 150 boats, and I’m sure there were fish caught that I did not see,” he said. He runs lead droppers for everyone when he is fishing four or fewer anglers. If he has a full boat of six fishers he will run divers on four rods, and lead on two.His trolling tactic has been to follow the schools as they move up the estuary.“Once that bite stops at Buoy 10 we fall back in front of Hammond, and wait for them to come in,” Mulkey said. “After that bite we fall back again and try to get in front of those fish.”“On the Washington side after the bite at the buoy fall back to Chinook, and then fall back to the (Astoria/Megler) bridge.” Terry Otto Columbian staff writer Follow The Columbian on Instagram 3 Photos The Chinook are also in good condition, but they are a little harder to find. Most Buoy 10 fishermen think that part of the run will come in about as expected.An estimated 375,500 fall Chinook and 213,600 coho should return to the Columbia River this fall.Conditions and tides may be just about perfect for this coming weekend’s fishing.Catches and effort have increased. Washington creel surveys show that from Aug. 1-7, 1,312 anglers caught 188 Chinook and 16 coho. From Aug. 8-12, 615 anglers kept 161 Chinook and 43 coho.Oregon creel surveys show that during the last full week 2,437 anglers kept 390 Chinook and 20 coho. They released another 94 Chinook and 29 coho.Coho catches improved on Monday according to guides, and that was reflected in the creel surveys. Both guides are looking forward to this weekend’s softer tides, which should cause the fish to hold in the estuary for a few days before moving upriver.“This Thursday through Saturday on the softer tides the pro-trolls should work pretty well,” Glass said.Pro-troll flashers which work best in slow current situations. They are often fished with spinners or the Brad’s Super Baits.Mulkey’s trolling tacticsMulkey reports that he is finding most of his fish suspended in the water column. He is using 12 to 16 ounces of lead and running 25 to 30 feet off his line counter reels. 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Gauff’s U.S. Open ends with loss to No. 1 Osaka

first_img “She just proved that she’s a true athlete. For me, the definition of an athlete is someone who on the court treats you like your worst enemy, but off the court can be your best friend,” Gauff said later at her news conference. “I think that’s what she did tonight.”It’s that sort of maturity off the court, and a wise-beyond-her-years game on it, that has helped Gauff generate all sorts of attention already. She was the youngest woman since 1996 to win two matches at Flushing Meadows, her follow-up to a captivating run to the second week at Wimbledon in July.In this much-hyped showdown under the lights, Gauff often looked exactly like what she is: an immensely talented player who is still learning her way at tennis’ top level.“We definitely know what we’ve got to work on,” Gauff’s father, Corey, said. “She wanted to win the match. It wasn’t, ‘See how well you can do.’” By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Published: August 31, 2019, 7:39pm Coco Gauff wipes away tears while talking to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Gauff during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) Gauff’s U.S. Open ends with loss to No. 1 Osaka 2018 champ invites teen to join her for post-match interview Soon enough, Osaka was edging ahead — and then pulling away, showing the same poise and power that carried her to the championship a year ago in a memorably chaotic final against Serena Williams that ended with spectators booing and both women in tears after the 23-time major champion got into a lengthy dispute with the chair umpire.On this evening, Gauff’s body language was getting worse and worse, whether it was a slap of her thigh or raising her racket overhead as if contemplating a spike or the palms-up glare toward her parents and others in a courtside guest box to ask why they weren’t giving her more support.Gauff’s dad said afterward that his daughter might not appear on tour again until next year, because of age restrictions on the women’s tour that limit how many tournaments someone who is 15 may enter.Next for Osaka is a match Monday against 13th-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland with a quarterfinal berth at stake. Other matchups Monday: American qualifier Taylor Townsend vs. No. 15 Bianca Andreescu of Canada, American wild-card Kristie Ahn vs. No. 25 Elise Mertens, and No. 23 Donna Vekic of Croatia vs. No. 26 Julia Goerges. By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer GO Share: “She was crying; she won. I was crying. Everybody was crying,” Gauff said. “I was like, ‘You won the match!’”Gauff acknowledged feeling some jitters at the outset, and Osaka produced the match’s initial seven winners.It took all of 10 minutes for Osaka to lead 3-0.When Gauff did claim a game, she did so with a couple of exclamation points in the form of aces at 105 mph, then that one at 119 mph. Osaka slumped her shoulders. The crowd roared. It seemed, fleetingly, that this might be a competitive match.“Next time I play her,” Gauff said, “I’m going to try to come up with a different plan.”center_img Follow The Columbian on Instagram Follow Gauff pounded serves at up to 119 mph but also double-faulted seven times.She overcame a slow start to get within 4-3 in the opening set but also dropped the last eight games.Don’t forget: The U.S. Open was only the second Slam for Gauff, who was ranked No. 313 at the start of Wimbledon and is now No. 140.Osaka’s advantages in age and accomplishments — she is a two-time major champion, including at the Australian Open in January — played a role. So, too, did her on-target power, which resulted in a 24-8 edge in winners.“For me, this is the most focused I’ve been since Australia,” said Osaka, who’s had an up-and-down season since earning that trophy and is wearing a black sleeve on the left knee that’s been problematic lately. Receive latest stories and local news in your email: NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka looked across the net after ending Coco Gauff’s U.S. Open in the third round Saturday night and saw the tears welling in the 15-year-old’s eyes.Osaka also saw a bit of herself in the kid she’d just beaten 6-3, 6-0.So the tournament’s defending champion and No. 1 seed, who is only 21 herself, comforted Gauff with a hug and words of consolation, then encouraged her to address the 23,000 or so folks in the Arthur Ashe Stadium stands who were pulling for the young American. Knowing how tough it is to lose, Osaka told her: “You need to let those people know how you feel.”So Gauff obliged — a rare instance of a match’s loser addressing the crowd from the court. And was appreciative of Osaka’s gesture. Addressing Gauff, she said: “I’m so sorry for playing you (with) this type of mentality.”When it ended, after merely 65 minutes, Gauff began to bawl on the sideline. Osaka approached her and they spoke, briefly, then later cried, too, while addressing Gauff’s parents on-court.“For me, it’s crazy to me to see how far she’s come in such a little amount of time,” said Osaka, who was born in Japan and moved to the U.S. when she was 3.Both players are based in Florida now and have known each other for a few years. Their fathers are friends. Moving into the men’s fourth round were three-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2014 title winner Marin Cilic, who are the only past Grand Slam champs in their half of the draw and now must face each other. Cilic, the No. 22 seed, overcame his own 17 double-faults and withstood 40 aces from 14th-seeded American John Isner to win 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4. With Isner and Tennys Sandgren losing Saturday, zero American men reached the fourth round.Other winners included No. 6 Alexander Zverev, No. 13 Gael Monfils, No. 24 Matteo Berrettini and unseeded Andrey Rublev, who beat the ever-combustible Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5), 6-3.Kyrgios is facing a possible suspension after calling the ATP “pretty corrupt” over a $113,000 fine it levied for outbursts at a tuneup tournament. He was relatively subdued Saturday, other than calling a line judge a “whistleblower” for reporting him to the chair umpire for cursing.There’s always something with Kyrgios, who said afterward his eyes might have had trouble adjusting to the artificial lights in Ashe because he plays too many video games. Share:last_img read more

Crystal Debussy Joins Crystal River Cruises Fleet

first_imgNewest ship in Crystal River Cruises award-winning fleet is delivered in handover ceremony  MIAMI, March 8, 2018 – Crystal River Cruises, the World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line™, today welcomed Crystal Debussy to its award-winning fleet. The latest addition to the Crystal portfolio brings the river fleet to four luxury river ships since Crystal launched its river experiences in 2016. The vessel was delivered to Crystal president and CEO, Tom Wolber at MV WERFTEN during the official handover ceremony in Wismar, Germany. In attendance was Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, chairman and CEO of Crystal’s parent company, Genting Hong Kong (GHK), Colin Au, group president of GHK, and Jarmo Laasko, CEO of MV WERFTEN. “We look forward to welcoming Crystal Debussy to our river fleet as we continue to expand Crystal’s hallmark brand of luxury to the river cruising industry,” Wolber said. “She will debut next month with the same superior onboard amenities, caring service, world-class dining, complimentary experiences ashore, and highly-sought after itineraries that our guests have enjoyed onboard all of our river vessels. Once again, the experts at MV WERFTEN have demonstrated their masterful skills and attention to detail. We offer our deepest thanks for their hard work.” “Today is a special day for Genting Hong Kong in many respects,” said Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay. “We are not only handing over the third ship built at our shipyards to Crystal but we are also starting production in both Wismar and Rostock on the first 205,450 GT Global cruise ship. With our new shipbuilding complex’s topping out ceremony, which takes place in the Rostock shipyard, we have also reached another milestone in our extensive investment program.” “With the Crystal Debussy, another exclusive ship has left our shipyard,” said MV WERFTEN CEO Jarmo Laakso after the flag-changing ceremony. “We would like to thank our employees for their service and commitment to this ahead-of-schedule delivery, as well as our customers for their renewed outstanding cooperation. We wish the ship and her crew safe journeys and may there always be water beneath her keel.” Crystal Debussy joins Crystal River Cruises, which was voted “Best River Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the magazine’s 2017 World’s Best Awards. Sailing itineraries between Amsterdam and Basel, the 106-guest Crystal Debussy will travel along the Rhine River, beginning with her April 9, 2018 maiden voyage round-trip from Amsterdam. Guests will visit ports in the Netherlands and Belgium on the seven-day itinerary, with 10-day voyages also calling in Germany. Throughout 2018 and 2019, the ship will sail routes of seven and 10 days between Amsterdam and Basel along the Rhine and Moselle rivers, visiting Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium. In addition, Crystal will welcome Crystal Ravel to the fleet next month joining sister ships Crystal Bach, Crystal Mahler, Crystal Debussy and the line’s first river ship, Crystal Mozart. Crystal’s new river vessels are the river cruising industry’s first and only all-balcony, all-suite, all-butler vessels in Europe, with every category of accommodation perched above the waterline. They offer Crystal’s acclaimed butler service in every room category, king-sized beds, Panoramic Balcony-Windows™, walk-in closets and dual vanity in the bathrooms in most categories, ETRO robes and slippers, and wall-mounted flat-screen HD TVs. Additional enticing features include farm-to-table cuisine in multiple, open-seating eateries: the elegant Waterside Restaurant, namesake Bistro cafés and the exclusive Vintage Room; and the Palm Court for entertainment, enrichment presentations and sweeping views of the countryside. As with all Crystal River Cruises voyages, a recently unveiled Crystal Collection of more than 200 inclusive shore-side adventures enhance the journey. Each river itinerary also feature inclusive Signature Events – special events that offer rare access and musical performances in iconic landmarks including Vienna’s Belvedere Palace, Linz’s St. Florian Monastery, Rüdesheim’s Monastery Eberbach, and others. To ensure that every detail of each experience is in line with Crystal’s exacting standards of service, excursion group sizes are limited to no more than 15 guests; for larger groups, guides are available to lead the tours in German, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages upon request. Crystal Collection shore excursions offer guest transport to iconic sites and regions via spacious motor coaches that include free WiFi.  About CrystalThe 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 entice the world’s most discerning travelers with incomparable luxury and unparalleled personal service. Crystal will expand its fleet with the upcoming Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel river ships, the Crystal Endeavor expedition yacht and an entirely new class of ocean ships over the next five years. Celebrating 27 years of excellence, Crystal Cruises is the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, having earned “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 24 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 years; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by travel professional organization Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016).  The readers of Travel + Leisure also voted Crystal River Cruises the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises the “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in 2017. Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of ASTA. For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel professional, call 888.799.2437, or visit www.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

Sea the Ocean in a Whole New Way with the Looker 370

first_img Sip On the Original Stormtrooper Beer While You Wait for the Next Star Wars Movie ParitetboatFor most casual boaters, glass bottom boats are a novelty best enjoyed on some far-flung tropical island getaway. They promise a unique window to the underwater world, but the often tired, cracked, and beat-up hulls rarely deliver more than a blurry, unsatisfying view. But, Paritetboat’s Looker 370 is an entirely different animal — a unique glass bottom boat unlike any you’ve seen before.All-new for 2019, the Russian-made Looker 370 is designed to slot neatly into the middle of Paritetboat’s lineup. It boasts the looks, elegance, passenger capacity, and creature comforts similar to the company’s flagship Looker 440GB, but with the agility and affordability of the entry-level Looker 320. From the side, the Looker 370 reveals a silhouette similar to an orca on the move with a sharply curved bow forming the head and an exaggerated rear wing defining the whale’s dorsal fin. It’s an elegant, streamlined design reminiscent of much faster, more powerful speedboats. Next Previous Paritetboat 1 of 3 World’s First Luxury Space Hotel Promises Climbing Wall, Low-Gravity Basketball Courts For Sale: A Treehouse in the Suburbs Designed by John Lautner center_img While it’s no cigarette boat, the optional inboard diesel or dual outboard engines pushing up to 400 horsepower offer more than enough thrust for a leisurely day on the water. Plus, the 500-liter (132-gallon) fuel capacity promises to take you and 29 of your closest friends (or paying customers) wherever the most colorful marine life might be swimming.The Looker 370’s pièce de résistance is, of course, the glass bottom itself. The hull is constructed of a special sea-grade aluminum alloy with a durable corrosion-resistant finish. It encases a large glass bottom, promising panoramic views of the world below. The “glass” is actually a heavily modified acrylic that’s more solid than fiberglass and virtually impossible to break. Hydraulic steering, cabin climate control, and a bimini top are all standard, while upgraded features like a toilet, shower, stereo system, and a lunch table are also available. Inside, the features and layout are straightforward. Designed first and foremost as a commercial vessel, the floor plan consists of a single, large, oval bench that rings the oversized window in the floor.Paritetboat hasn’t disclosed pricing for the 2019 Looker 370. But, if you’re the kind of well-heeled hotshot who’s in the market for a premium, one-of-a-kind glass bottom boat, we imagine the price isn’t much of a consideration anyway. Editors’ Recommendations The Opus OP15′ Is a Tricked-Out, Off-Road-Ready Travel Trailer Live Out Your Westworld Dreams at Casteel Creek Retreat Paritetboat Paritetboat last_img read more

DHWSAs Love Story

first_imgWritten By: Lisa Sheldon  “How did DWHSA start?” People ask me that all the time about the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA)!And, they’re always surprised that our group was launched by two people who had a vision, who’d met for just a brief introduction two years prior, and who created DWHSA with just emails and phone calls. As they say, here is the rest of the story.On Oct. 7, 2010, I attended a destination wedding and honeymoon workshop near the Chicago/O’Hare airport. Having focused on this niche since 2000, I was always looking for educational opportunities. The room was full of travel agents who were either interested in the niche or who were already actively selling destination weddings and honeymoons. John Hawks – an agency owner and the former president of the Association of Retail Travel Agents (ARTA) and senior vice president of the National Tour Association (NTA), had organized the event. Several agents in the group shared their expertise in the niche, and we received materials in a binder and on a CD (which turned out to be helpful tools with sample forms and timelines). I introduced myself to John and thanked him for organizing such a great class.Now, jump ahead to 2012, when I started using Facebook as a marketing tool for my travel agency. Prior to that, Facebook was just a social means for me. I found several groups for travel agents where ideas and issues were shared among participants with varying levels of experience – from brand-new agents to those with many years of experience. Some agents asked very basic questions, while others posted more detailed questions – but, one thing I noticed is that, when someone asked about honeymoons or destination weddings, only a handful of agents would answer those questions!Because I knew there were other agents like me who were as serious about selling romance travel as I am, I chose to start my own Facebook group in July 2012 and called it “Destination Weddings & Honeymoon Specialists.” I invited those agents whom I always saw posting in other online groups, and I asked them to invite others they might know who’d benefit from it. I created this group to ask questions and share information specifically about honeymoons and destination weddings. Much to my surprise, the group grew very fast, proving once again that this niche continues to be very popular based on demand and that travel agents were eager to learn more about it.Going through some old notes, I came across the binder that I’d received in the 2010 training near O’Hare. I reached out to John asking if he’d share the Facebook group information with his list of agents from the workshop. He explained that he planned to offer that workshop as a webinar series (rather than in-person classroom sessions) – and, by the end of that call, we seemed like old friends and I’d volunteered to present one of the first online classes!The Facebook group continued to grow, and I spoke at the very first Mexico Romantico conference and then again at the annual Love Mexico event. Again, I noticed that there wasn’t much specific romance travel training out there for agents, so I started asking questions:  What types of educational opportunities were the agents looking for, and what tools did they need to help them manage and grow their businesses? Other niche-specific associations like the Association for Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA) and the Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality (SATH), but nothing that focused on the romance travel area.Just before I left for Love Mexico’s event that December, I mentioned to John in a phone call that there was a need for an association for destination wedding and honeymoon specialists. “Funny you should mention that!” he said. “After doing those workshops around the country and moving the course online, I’ve wanted to start an association like that – but, I haven’t found the right person yet to help me with it. Would you be interested?”That’s how DWHSA launched on Feb. 1, 2013! With a platform of education and networking for agents focused on romance travel, the association accepted almost 100 members from all parts of the United States and Canada in just the first month. Now, less than four years later, we’re more than 800 members strong! Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits that membership in DWHSA offers:Online Networking:  Odd as it sounds, members tell us that our private, closed, secret Facebook group for members only is one of the top DWHSA benefits! They post specific questions about resorts and destinations, the tools used to manage a travel business, sales and marketing challenges, and other travel-related inquiries. Every day, we throw in topics for discussion that cover everything from technology and time management to marketing and motivation (and even the occasional “Throw Back Thursday” where seasoned agents will share photos of their Rolodexes or handwritten train tickets!).Webinars:  DWHSA conducts 60-minute webinars twice every week (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm Eastern, usually), and we record those sessions and store the videos in DWHSAMembers.com (our members-only web site). Topics range from destination overviews by tourism offices and in-depth presentations by hotel/resort companies, cruise lines, and wholesalers about their romance travel packages and policies to hands-on marketing and management classes that help our members grow and run their businesses. Now, DWHSA has the world’s largest online library of romance-travel-specific content! John and I have personally created many of the webinars, from “The Anatomy of a Destination Wedding” and “From Hosted to Independent” to the basics of creating an Adobe Spark proposal and finding creative content and photos for email newsletters.Newsletters:  We send members two email newsletters each week. The Monday issues focus on news from the bridal and romance industry, while the Friday issues recap the week’s travel industry headlines from the U.S.A. and Canada. They’re a great way to catch all of the highlights that happen during the week – especially for agents who don’t have time to keep up with their travel trade magazines!Online Training and Certification:  We created a 55-module video-based “How to Sell Romance Travel” course that members can run through from start to finish or “cherry pick” the specific lessons they want. After the course, members can take an online exam to qualify for DWHSA’s own professional designation with its own logo:  “Certified Destination Wedding, Honeymoon, and Romance Travel Specialist.” (This is the only romance travel certification in North America that’s been created by agents who work every day in this niche!) The next step is a “Master Specialist” qualification that requires a theme paper and other steps for more experienced agents.Fam Trips:  Since DWHSA began, several wholesalers, resort companies, and tourism offices have partnered with us to offer fam trips focusing specifically on romance travel. On these trips, our members see destination wedding ceremony setups, they learn the most popular ceremony locations at key resorts, and they discuss “Plan B” options in case of rain or other problems. That training helps those members sell the resorts and destinations more confidently and gives them firsthand knowledge with lots of their own photos! Also, we’ve organized three-day workshops in Mexico to give agents specialty certifications in LGBT romance travel and South Asian destination weddings. They learn how to market to and serve the needs of clients in those market segments.Consumer Marketing:  We’re now doing joint programs with national bridal and travel publications such as “BRIDES Magazine” (special articles featuring DWHSA members giving advice on destination wedding planning) and “Destination I Do” (consumer webinars on key romance travel destinations) to encourage couples to work with a romance travel specialist. And, members also receive a free listing in the agent directory at RomanceTravelSpecialists.com where consumers can search for us based on geographic location or our areas of expertise.Romance Travel University:  From our first year, DWHSA has hosted an annual educational conference that highlights current trends and topics in this niche. What sets our training events apart is that members present seminar topics, speak on the panels, and share their best practices – so, we’re always learning from agents who work every day in romance travel with brides and couples! Our conferences have grown from a one-day event to the multi-day Romance Travel University which will be held in Las Vegas on May 2-4, 2017 (TheRomanceTravelUniversity.com). The newly revamped conference will feature certification workshops with the Gay Wedding Institute and the brand-new Jewish and Interfaith Wedding Institute, a “Romance Travel Boot Camp” for newer agents, an advanced boot camp for agents with more experience, and pre- and post-conference tours focused on romance travel. Plus, we’ll welcome special seminars with top North American speakers such as Jeff and Stephanie Padovani (BookMoreBrides.com) and Cherie Ronning (Wedding Network USA)!When we started DWHSA in 2013, our focus was destination weddings and honeymoons. Now, we’ve expanded our training and networking to cover all areas of romance travel – a broader terms that also means proposal trips, elopements, babymoons, familymoons, anniversary trips, vow renewals, and all types of romantic getaways. As this recession-proof niche continues to grow, membership in DWHSA gives travel agents a foundation on which to build a strong, profitable romance travel business. Most of all, we’d love to have you join us! Check us out at JoinDWHSA.com, or contact us at support@dwhsa.com.last_img read more

Crystals 2019 Collection of Globetrotting Voyages Unveiled

first_imgLOS ANGELES, January 26, 2017 – With a continued focus on more choices of luxurious ways to travel the world, Crystal is the first cruise line to officially unveil a full collection of worldwide itineraries for 2019, and all are open for booking beginning today. The voyages span the entire water-faring Crystal portfolio to create an unparalleled year of luxury global exploration. By the numbers, eight luxurious Crystal ships – two award-winning ocean vessels; five luxury river yachts; and one boutique yacht – will sail a total of 260 voyages to 91 countries, visiting 298 ports, including 13 maiden calls and at least one overnight stay in 71 destinations. For 2019 voyages, all-inclusive fares start at $2,080 per guest for Crystal Cruises’ voyages; $5,365 per guest for Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises’ voyages; and $3,060 per guest sailing with Crystal River Cruises. The complete roster of the 2019 itineraries is available at www.crystalcruises.com In addition to having nearly two full years to plan their intrepid worldwide vacations, savvy travelers can choose from a vast array of distinctly luxurious travel experiences that literally cover the globe. Among the many highlights are: Hot trending destinations, including Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, Jerusalem and Jordan with Crystal Serenity, and New Zealand with Crystal Symphony Remote, less visited sites including the Kamchatka Peninsula in Siberia and Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands with Crystal Symphony and Liverpool and Isle of Man with Crystal Serenity Maiden calls with Crystal Symphony to Hualien, Taiwan; Ishigaki, Japan; Vlissingen, Netherlands; and Port Arthur, Tasmania; with Crystal Serenity Kangaroo Island, Australia; and Porto Novo, Cape Verde Expanded Holy Land discovery, with three full days spent in Israel, plus visits to Jordan and Greece aboard Crystal Symphony Warm weather winter getaways through South American and along the North American Gulf Coast, featuring overnights in New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro, Punta Del Este and Buenos Aires, all aboard Crystal Symphony Cultural powerhouse itineraries including a Crystal Serenity Northern Europe route that includes three full days in UNESCO-recognized Bordeaux, plus extended exploration in Bruegge, Amsterdam, Bilbao and the Basque region of St. Jean-du-Luz and the Rioja wine region Springtime discovery of New England and Canada, (historically set for fall, when the foliage is vibrant and the air is crisp) for a fresh perspective on a long beloved and historically rich region aboard Crystal Serenity More French flair, with Crystal Serenity overnight in Honfleur with an option to travel to Paris and visits to Monet’s Garden in Giverny, Deauville, plus an optional journey to Versailles French Polynesia and New Zealand-focused discoveries, with Crystal Symphony itineraries sailing to the Cook Islands, Easter Island, Tauranga and Rotorua The world’s premier wine regions, featured on a number of specialized itineraries, including the Chianti region, Bordeaux, Rioja and Napier Exploration of four major European rivers, with Crystal River Cruises the first river cruise line to reveal its 2019 itineraries, ranging from 7-day voyages on Crystal Mozart to 16-day sailings aboard Crystal Mahler. Five elegant vessels sail along the Danube, Rhine, Main and Moselle Rivers on 142 enchanting voyages through Austria, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Netherlands. Exclusive boutique yachting access to the harbors of the West Indies, with Crystal Esprit sailing routes from Marigot Bay, St. Martin/St. Maarten to coveted spots including St. Barts/Gustavia, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada and Virgin Gorda. Virtually every travel interest is represented on Crystal’s 2019 collection of voyages. Classically inquisitive guests will relish visits to romantic sites in Florence, Rome, Monaco and Cinque Terre. Night owls will appreciate the party atmosphere in Rio de Janeiro, Ibiza, St Tropez and Buenos Aires. Adventurers will dive in to opportunities to navigate the jungles of Costa Rica and scout the Big Five on Zimbabwe safaris. And foodies will find specialized programming that showcases the local flavors of nearly every region visited. “The coming years with Crystal will only expand the options available to even the most worldly travelers, as we continue to pioneer new itineraries and visit new locales, as well as cultivate fresh perspectives and ways to explore places long favored by our discerning guests,” says Crystal Chairman, CEO and President Edie Rodriguez. “2019 represents the culmination of several upcoming offerings that we’re ecstatic to share with guests, along with the future launch of a new vessel that will expand the possibilities for virtually every type of traveler.” For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel professional, call 888.799.2437, or visit Crystal’s website, www.crystalcruises.com . Join the hundreds of thousands who follow the Crystal Cruises’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/crystalcruises and @crystalcruises on Twitter and Instagram. Engage in the conversation with #crystalcruises. As it expands its reach to all luxury travelers across the globe, Crystal evolves to The World’s Most Luxurious Hospitality and Lifestyle Brand Portfolio™. Crystal Cruises is the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™, having earned “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 23 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 years; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by travel professional organization Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016).  The newest and upcoming extensions of the celebrated Crystal brand include Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal Luxury Air, Crystal River Cruises – The World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line ™ , Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Exclusive Class™ with Crystal Residences.last_img read more

Majestic Hotel Spa Barcelona Fuses Art Beauty in New Sensorial Experience

first_imgIn collaboration with Italian brand Hora Sexta, the Art & Beauty Majestic Experience will invite guests to create their own work of “wellness art,” completely customized to their preferences BARCELONA, Spain (July 23, 2019) – Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, the five-star luxury hotel that is as iconic as it is emblematic of the Spanish city’s lifestyle, architecture and society, has unveiled a brand new Majestic Experience, completely personalized by the guest: Art & Beauty by Majestic Spa & Hora Sexta. Majestic Experiences are activities and excursions offered exclusively to guests to explore the hotel’s and city’s many treasures. This new Majestic Experience will fuse together the property’s most discerning aspects: its 1,000-piece art collection, idyllic spa and five-star gastronomy. In collaboration with Hora Sexta, the Italian brand that combines excellence and luxury with biological science, the Art & Beauty experience will combine the potential of both themes and invite guests to create their own work of “wellness art,” taking the concept of tailormade experiences to a whole new level. Also known as the Hotel of the Arts, the Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona has not only hosted some of the world’s most influential artists, like Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró, but its walls and corners offer an incredible collection of contemporary art including paintings, sculptures and graphic works displayed throughout common areas and guest rooms. The Art & Beauty experience will take guests on an artistic journey throughout the hotel with an opportunity to personalize their experience at every phase. While viewing each of ten works of art, a spa therapist will invite the guest to make a choice, for example, between different essential oils, a selection of rose petals, four types of stones, or a variety of aromas from a chest of perfumes. The choices, which are meant to be influenced by the guest’s current physical state and mood, will be noted by the therapist who will then create a personalized treatment that combines all the ingredients chosen, using Hora Sexta products. Hora Sexta’s treatments are designed to undo the damage caused by day-to-day stress. Art & Beauty will be a cutting-edge ritual that will help guests to relax and experience beauty with a new sense of wellbeing. The treatment is designed to slow down and rebalance the rhythm of life while the innovative Hora Sexta biotechnologies provide the necessary elements to help nourish the skin and reconnect the body with nature. The third facet of the sensorial experience will highlight taste, inviting guests to enjoy El Bar del Majestic or La Dolce Vitae, the hotel’s newly renovated rooftop terrace. David Romero, the hotel’s executive chef, has prepared a menu with ingredients selected by Hora Sexta thanks to their restorative properties: arugula, chili, olives, extra virgin olive oil, rice, wheat, almond, avocado, apple, grape, orange and cherry. The Art & Beauty experience lasts about three and a half hours depending on the client’s preferences and is priced at 490 euros. Aligned with its commitment to the environment, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona relies on its staff, external partners and guests to promote environmentally friendly practices throughout the hotel. Selecting partners such as Hora Sexta, whose manufacturing processes and products are respectful of the environment, further solidifies the hotel’s longtime commitment to sustainability.  ABOUT MAJESTIC HOTEL & SPA BARCELONA “In the world of great luxury hotels, the old is now the new,” – that’s what the experts say when speaking of hotels with such profound tradition and history like Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property has completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city. With a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on stylish Passeig de Gràcia, the 271-room property is home to an unmatched 1,000-piece art collection with works by artists such as Antoni Tàpies and Josep Guinovart. Under the direction of Michelin star Chef Nandu Jubany, a robust gastronomic offering is highlighted by the Majestic Breakfast Experience, named Europe’s Best Breakfast in 2018 by Prix Villégiature. Additionally, The Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious organization that represents independent luxury hotels from around the world, recognized the property with the Remarkably Uncommon award in 2018; the hotel has been a member of the organization since December 2014.Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is also home to the city’s largest suite, a 5,000-square-foot penthouse with capacity for six, a dining room, two panoramic terraces and access to a personal butler and chauffeur. www.hotelmajestic.es.last_img read more

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Completes Successful Hurricane Dorian Humanitarian Cruise

first_imgGrand Celebration was First Cruise Ship to Dock in Freeport;1,100 Documented Bahamian Evacuees Transported Safely to Port of Palm Beach September 7, 2019 – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Celebration arrived at its home port, the Port of Palm Beach, at 7:30 a.m. this morning with more than 1,100 Bahamian residents who were evacuated as a result of Hurricane Dorian. The cruise line spent nearly a full day clearing potential evacuees, including vetting their visa and passport documentation. Key Facts and Figures from This Cruise: Grand Celebration departed Port of Palm Beach on Thursday, September 5, with nearly 300 first responders and volunteers, as well as 200 Bahamian residents who were stranded in South Florida during Hurricane Dorian. Among the first responders who cruised, there were numerous representatives from the West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, more than 60 medical professionals, and other small humanitarian groups. Ship personnel prepared 850 boxed lunches and delivered them to local shelters. The ship was loaded with 150 palettes, totaling more than 225,000 pounds of supplies, including water, food, personal hygiene products, medical equipment, generators, and more. Four of these palettes were exclusively dog food. 100 additional Bahamian bins were also transported, sent from family members in South Florida and delivered directly to Grand Bahama Island residents – who picked them up in Freeport. In addition to delivering supplies, medical personnel onboard also delivered a baby (when visiting a local facility in Freeport)! Bahamians who traveled to Palm Beach via Grand Celebration were met upon arrival at the port by volunteers from various South Florida nonprofits, as well as representatives from the Bahamian Relief Consortium. Call for Donations: While Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line touched many lives during this humanitarian cruise, there is still more work to be done. Local South Florida residents who wish to drop off supplies to aid the residents of Grand Bahama Island can still deliver them to the cruise line’s Riviera Beach warehouse at 301 Broadway Ave., Bay #7, in Riviera Beach, FL 33404. For the complete list of supplies needed and to make a monetary donation, please visit www.MissionResolve.org. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has canceled its September 7,9, and 11 sailings. Its next commercial sailing departs Friday, September 13. For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line or to book a cruise, please visit: www.BahamasParadiseCruise.com  or call 888-530-2775 (English) / 888-530-2776 (Español).last_img read more

From Docs to Dramas These Are the Best Wine Movies to Watch

first_img 7 of the Best Drink References in Music 16 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now Editors’ Recommendations Wine has exploded and pop culture has taken notice. The last fifteen or so years have yielded some truly wonderful wine-themed motion pictures, ones that not only educate, but entertain and fully captivate (in addition to making you thirsty, of course). It’s probably because wine is so narrative-based and just plain dynamic. Because it involves everything from farming to fraud and relies on good stories to be successful, wine is an ideal muse for filmmakers. Here are a few flicks worth uncorking.(Need a bottle to pop while you’re watching? Why not a nice rosé?)Sideways (2004)This fantastic 2004 film immortalized Paul Giamatti as the ultimate DIY wine critic. It stunted the growth of American Merlot and boosted Pinot Noir. It taught us how to commit tomfoolery in the vineyard and create a scene in the tasting room. And it reminded us that wine is fun, in addition to being something we can obsess over. The movie is a dark comedy at heart, making it all the more human and compelling. If you need some inspiration for a reflective weekend in wine country, Sideways has you covered. SOMM (2012)SOMM portrays the neurotic side of the wine industry. The cast of the documentary is comprised of wine professionals in the hunt for the holy grail of the trade: Master Sommelier certification. Largely considered one of the hardest tests to pass on the planet, the process is rigorous, sleepless, and downright fascinating. Those of you with halfway decent palates will be moved to at least host the occasional tasting event or maybe even switch careers altogether. And if you like the original, the sequels are worth a viewing. Sour Grapes (2016)This 2016 film shadows Rudy Kurniawan as he duped winos out of millions of dollars. His wine fraud campaign involved fake bottles from world famous houses, made all the more intriguing by Kurniawan’s smooth-talking, insider-icon ways. More than anything, this movie shows the absurd side of wine and how wildly subjective it can be. So much so that it can land prominent industry figures in jail. A Year in Champagne (2014)Incredibly French and steeped in wine romance, this movie tracks the allure and complexity of Champagne, the original sparkling wine. It’s a nice primer on how the stuff is made and the inherent drama of growing high-stakes fruit amid whatever Mother Nature feels like throwing at you. And it will compel you to start sabering sparkling more often.Bottle Shock (2008)Bottle Shock is a funny film which revolves around the famous “Judgment of Paris” wine competition of 1976. The contest is largely credited for kickstarting the American wine machine as it involved domestic wines going toe-to-toe with some of the best Old World labels out there. Plus, it features Bill Pullman and the late and great Alan Rickman and focuses on the cozy, somewhat nostalgic version of the Napa Valley, circa the 1970s. The Absolute Worst Movies to Watch with a Date Helpful Wine Terminology So You Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now last_img read more

Churchill Downs Duds The Best Kentucky Derby Mens Outfits of 2019

first_imgOne of the best things about The Kentucky Derby (aside from the day drinking and the possibility of winning some cash on a preposterous bet) is the fact that it comes on the first Saturday in May every year, rain or shine. This means, for the sartorially minded gentleman, there’s a whole year of deliberation to get your Derby look just right.Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThis year (like many in the recent past), it rained at Churchill Downs, and all those pre-planned pastels, pinstripes, seersucker, and linen suits were either covered in plastic ponchos or soaked through (mad props to the gentleman below for his clear plastic poncho, allowing for his perfect Derby suit to still be visible). Top that off with the controversy over which horse actually won – Maximum Security lost due to a disqualification, leaving the winner’s circle open for the delightfully named Country House – and you’ve got a race for the ages.So, forget the dispute for a little while and focus on things a little more sartorial. Here are the best men’s outfits from Kentucky Derby 2019, featuring an assortment of suiting styles and accessories. Let these guys be your guide for next year’s Derby duds.The Best Men’s Looks from the 145th Kentucky DerbyJeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesKevin Richardson of Backstreet Boys fame brought it with this perfect Derby look. Cream pants contrast with a deep, dark blue blazer, a gray vest, blue and white-striped shirt (with matching pocket square) and tie. Topping it off is the quintessential derby hat.effrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThe 70s were strong with Wilmer Valderrama on Derby day with this style swerve. A tan-gray suit (with pleated pants!) is offset with a light, white shirt with floral pattern. The dark shades and dark shoes pair perfectly with one of the more sedate outfits we saw at the 145th Kentucky Derby.Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesDavid Allen Grier turned up in a blue-gray, subtly-patterned suit, a tiny cheque pink print shirt, and coordinating magenta and purple tie. Like many men at the 2019 race, he also capped off his look with a derby hat.Michael Locissano/Getty Images for Churchill DownsTom Brady went with a classic striped shirt, khaki, and pocket square, only he opted for black rather than a classic Derby pastel. Jimmy Garoppolo, on the other hand, opted for a pale pink shirt with pink madras print blazer.Hopefully Louisville rapper, Jack Harlow, won’t be making any circuits around the infield, because white and mud do not mix. But we love the bombast of this white suit and blood-red shirt and tie, reminiscent of the Derby’s white and red color scheme.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Churchill DownsBlue suede shoes and a blue blazer with matching checkered tie, with complimentary yellow hat makes former football player Warren Moon’s outfit one of the simplest, though stylish, that we saw.Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesProfessional Lacrosse player, Paul Rabil passed on the derby hat and opted for a fedor instead. Standing in a pair of gray suede boots (with patterned socks), a blue and black patterned suit, plain white shirt, and blue tie with money clip, Rabil looks the classic derby part … until you get to his orange belt – which is the simple pop of color that derby style aficionados swoon over.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Churchill DownWhile Justin Sutherland nailed his derby outfit by going pink, pastel, and bow-tied beautiful, chef Pablo Lamon went a little too formal and stuffy for this occasion. Lamon’s black lapel-ed maroon jacket and black bow-tie are too somber for this more light-color oriented event.Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Churchill DownsBode Miller slides through the crowds in one of the boxes at the 145th Kentucky Derby. His blue windowpane checkered suit, paired with a pale pink tie and shirt blend in with the rest of the crowd, while still sticking out (in a good way).If you need some additional Kentucky Derby men’s outfit inspiration, check out this guide to seersucker and you’ll be prepped and ready come Derby Day ’20. Yes, You Can Wear Boots to the Office: Here are the Best Pairs A Peek Inside the Joseph Abboud Factory: Italian Fabric, Made in America Tuxedo Tips: Your Guide to Nailing Black-Tie Attire The Best Fun Socks for Men to Spruce Up Your Footwear Game Editors’ Recommendations How to Choose the Right Dress Shirtlast_img read more

How to Shuck Oysters the Right Way

first_img The Best Leg Exercises for Sculpted Calves, Quads, and More Here at The Manual, we cast a pretty wide net on what oceanic treats we love (read: all of them, all of the time), but oysters hold a special place in our hearts. Whether it’s enjoying an oyster shooter (or five), popping a bottle of bubbly and going to town on a dozen Kumamotos, or cooked into a dish like Oysters Rockefeller, we can’t help but love them.Oysters, though … well, they take a little work. You can’t just buy oysters and be good to go. If they’re fresh, you’ve got to shuck them before you can eat them. This may seem like a gargantuan task, but it’s really not.To find out the best way to shuck an oyster, we teamed up with Toadfish Outfitters — a South Carolina-based company that produces ergonomic and aesthetically pleasing line of oyster knives, shrimp deveiners, and more — and The Macintosh, one of the best restaurants in Charleston.We’ve included detailed instructions on how to shuck oysters below, but check out the video above to see the technique in action.How to Shuck OystersTo get started, stand up in front of a table and place a long, horizontal washcloth in front of you. Roll the side of your non-dominant hand backward until it forms a plush roll.Grab an oyster and hold it belly down. An oyster is a bivalve (Latin for two bones), which is pretty indicative of its shape. There are two sides to the oyster shell. The one with a bigger curve is the belly, so you’ll hold that side on the bottom with your dominant hand.There is a natural separation point on the side where you’ll insert your shucking knife. Place the oyster on the washcloth so it’s side-to-side with the rolled washcloth – separation point on the opposite side of the roll. Put your non-dominant hand over the shell and with the other place your shucking knife into the separation point. The butt of the handle should go directly into the center of your palm, and fold your fingers around the rest. Never grip sideways.Slowly, but with pressure (about 3-4 pounds), wiggle the knife into the natural separation point to break the ligament. The break is the most difficult part, and it takes 20-30 oysters to really get a feel for it. If you’re wondering why you use the washcloth starting out, it’s to protect your hand in the event that the knife misses the oyster and slices you. So don’t get brave when you’re starting out.After the ligament is broken, you’ll clean the abductor muscle from the top shell by weaving the knife across the opening toward you. During this step, you’ll want to run the knife over the top of the oyster.Now the top should be off. Take your shucking knife and, in one full scooping motion, cut the bottom of the oyster. Drop the shucker, dress it to your liking, and down that baby!(Once you get this shucking technique down, why not learn how to grill oysters, too?)Tips and Tools for Shucking OystersKeep in mind, the most dangerous part of shucking isn’t cutting yourself with the knife, but cutting through the shell and into your hand and getting shell fragments into your blood. If you accidentally eat some shell fragments, it’s no sweat. That’s because our digestive system and blood system are very different. When these fragments get into your bloodstream, it can’t control the bacteria, and without attention, you could end up losing some of your fingers to sepsis. In the event of this happening, clean up the wound ASAP with alcohol.Another surprise you may encounter while shucking oysters is opening a shell to find a little crab living inside. This is common, especially on the East Coast. What happened here is that, while the oyster was under water opening and closing to filter water, phytoplankton, and microalgae, a crab forced its way in and decided to stay. But don’t be alarmed. Scoop out the crab with your knife and continue on your way.Like we said, it should take you roughly 20-30 oysters to really get the muscle memory. And we recommend trying a variety of types. Some will be easier to open than others and nearly all will taste different due to the variance of phytoplankton and microalgae found in different bodies of water. Once you have it down, it’s extremely sexy. Better than driving stick or playing football.If you need some shucking tools, check out Toadfish’s full lineup here. As an added benefit to their utility, each purchase from Toadfish contributes to environmental causes that help preserve the coastal lands, ensuring that the next generation will also get to reap the beauty and benefits of the area.Article originally published by Jahla Seppanen on April 17, 2017. Last updated by Sam Slaughter. How to Shave With a Straight Razor How to Clean a Fish: A Quick Reference Guide How to Shuck Oysters the Right Way Close ShareVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayUnmuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration -:-Loaded: 0%0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time –:- Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Make Chirimen Sansho From Yayoi Your Souvenir Of The Gion Festival

first_imgAlong with being able to purchase regular chirimen sansho here, you can also enjoy season-limited flavorings such as yuzu fruit.They’re also packaged in aesthetically pleasing paper wrapped jars, which are sure to delight both shoppers and gift receivers alike.In Japan, there is a proverb that goes “(he) is small, but great in ability.” It is a metaphor that means that something may be small, but cannot be trifled with as it has outstanding power or ability; it certainly is a word that is perfect for Yayoi’s chirimen sansho.The refreshing spiciness of this dish is perfect for the summer.Eat Authentic Kyoto Flavors in a CaféA hallway deep within the shop will lead you to another area. When you think of Kyoto in July, the event to keep your eyes on is definitely the Gion Festival, right?There are bound to be plenty of people that come to Kyoto for the Gion Festival, and there is a shop with a particular dish we definitely want to introduce to these visitors.That is the chirimen sansho from Yayoi. Do you know what it is?Chirimen Sansho: Small but Piquant and Great with RiceYayoi was established in 1982. Of the shops lining the streets of Gion, Kyoto, it is a relatively new shop. However, the fact that you can taste high-quality tsukudani (*1) and relax in such a pleasant space in this shop is what has grabbed the hearts of many.Chirimen sansho is a preserved dish featuring small fish and Japanese peppers simmered in soy sauce. In this one dish, you can enjoy the spiciness of Japanese peppers alongside the natural deliciousness from the soy simmered fish.*1 Tsukudani: a dish featuring food preserved in soy sauce.A beautifully arranged Japanese garden has been placed inside the shop grounds.The lovely interior woven in harmony with the exterior. You will arrive at this café area. Not only can you order from a café menu that consists of coffee, parfaits, and other items, but light meals can be eaten here as well.Here’s a tray where you can have your fill of various kinds of soy-simmered foods like rice and chirimen sansho or kombu kelp and bamboo shoots.Chirimen sansho isn’t only eaten plain.You can also enjoy it by putting a scoop on top of freshly steamed rice, then pouring tea over it ochazuke-style in a way that is unique to Japan.Definitely please take this opportunity to try out some different aspects of Japanese food culture by testing out ways to enjoy these delicious dishes.Experiencing Kyoto With Your StomachKyoto’s appearance changes with the four seasons and always offers entertainment to those that visit this region.Whether it be to take a break or to satisfy your appetite when you’re feeling a bit peckish, please come visit Yayoi and experience the flavors of Kyoto.InformationChirimen Sansho YayoiAddress: Kyoto, Kyoto, Higashiyama, Gion Shimogawara Kiyoicho 481Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (café’s last order is at 17:00)Closed: WednesdaysNearest Station: Kawaramachi Station, Hankyu Line or Gion-Shijo Station, Keihan LineAccess: 10 minute walk from Exit 1 of Kawaramachi Station, 7 minute walk from Exit 6 of Gion-Shijo StationPhone: 075-531-8317Official Website: Yayoilast_img read more

Watching Art at Tokyo Opera City in Hatsudai Shinjuku

first_imgTokyo Opera City is located a minute walk from Hatsudai station, which is next to Keio line Shinjuku station. It is a creative spot offering you chance to see many varieties of art.What is Tokyo Opera City?Tokyo Opera City opened inside a 54-floors-building as a art culture complex, which includes concert hall, museum, and recital hall.It is adjacent to New National Theartre Tokyo, and on the roof there is a glass-wall restaurant where you can enjoy foods within art.Creative InteriorsTokyo Opera City is a place where you can have fun through variety of arts. The interior too gives out the artistic atmosphere to stir up your emotion.At the first floor there’s the Sunken Garden Lounge full of  light from the open ceiling. Sounds best for a short rest, huh? And there you can see this huge human-like sculpture.At the second floor central elevator awaits you. Tokyo Opera City is also a part of the office building, thus many business men go to and fro. Another sculpture resides here, gazing at those rush.At the every corner you’ll encounter works of art, reminding you that this place is sending out art cultures. There are sophisticated shops and cafes to go. This place is more than enough for just enjoying shopping.Delicattesen at the Glass-wall RestaurantYou don’t have to waste your time heading back to the station after you’ve finished wallking through the museum. A minute upstairs by the elevator from 2nd floor, and there you can have good food with a nice view at the 53rd and 54th floor of the building. There are Japanese restaurants, Izakaya, and cafes serving an exquite relaxing time. There also is a space for wedding ceremonies. Wedding close to the sky, surrounded by arts… I couldn’t be more jealous.”Cafe 53″ at floor 53rd. Wrapped up in calm air of coffee, you can enjoy the Tokyo panorama view spreading out in front of you.The shops are mostly open til late night for dinners after splendid concerts. That’s a perfect way to end your day, isn’t it?Walking through the floor willed with arts whole day, or enjoy every elements of art, music, and appetite…? I’d reccomend both. How about visiting to spend an artistic weekend?InformationTokyo Opera City(東京オペラシティ)Address: Tokyo Shijuku ward, Nishi-Shinjuku 3-20Access: Keio-Shin Line Hatsudai Station(初台駅) East exit 1 minute walkOpening Hours: 7:00~23:30Closed Days: Jan. 1st~3rd / 2nd Sunday of Feb. / 1st Sunday of Aug.Wi-Fi: NoneCredit Cards: AvailablePhone: 03-5353-0700HP(Japanese only): http://www.tokyooperacity.co.jp/last_img read more

Go For An Arty Seaside Stroll On Kobes Museum Road

first_imgThe Museum Road in Kobe connects the central part of the city to the north and south. The road is dotted with numerous pieces of public art along the way, making it a must-see sightseeing spot for art aficionados. In Part 1, we introduced the segment of Museum Road running from Hanshin Iwaya Station to the Hyogo Prefectural Art Museum. This time, we’ll head past the museum and out to the road that runs along the sea.Ossip Zadkine, “Residence” SculptureNot far from the museum to the east, you can find Russia-born French artist Ossip Zadkine’s bronze sculpture, “Residence.” You could say that the sight of children skipping rope next to a sculpture embodies the ideal of public art spaces.Take the right path and head toward the sea.Sadamasa Motonaga’s “Whirling Yellow” The piece that suddenly made its presence known above the lawn is Sadamasa Motonaga’s artwork “Whirling Yellow.” A symbolic figure in Japan’s post-war art scene, Motonaga was a member of the Gutai art group that receives both domestic and international attention even today.Sadamasa Motonaga’s “Yellow Blue” While simple, this powerful piece by Motonaga, called “Yellow Blue,” is three meters tall. Viewed directly from the front, it looks like kanji for “person.”Susumu Shingu’s “Faraway Rhythm” The impressive red wings of “Faraway Rhythm,” shining against the blue sky, were created by Susumu Shingu, world-famous for his three-dimensional artwork that makes use of wind and water.Hour by hour, the four wings change their formation, and look different depending on the angle. Enjoy the randomness created by time and space.A Must-See! Kenji Yanobe’s “Sun Sister”Kenji Yanobe’s “Sun Sister,” a steel frame clad in fiber-reinforced plastic and stainless steelKenji Yanobe’s “Sun Sister,” located at the bottom of the steps on the south side of the art museum, symbolizes the hopes of the future.Nicknamed “Nagisa,” the Sun Sister has the shining sun clutched in her right hand.Nagisa means “seaside” in Japanese, appropriate for the Sun Sister’s location looking out onto the sea.On a sunny day, we recommend relaxing on the art museum’s southern steps as you gaze at the harbor scenery.We’ve introduced the public art available for you to peruse on Kobe’s Museum Road. These are public installations, so you can take as many pictures as you like. By all means, take photos of the unique structures and ideas and use them as sketch inspirations, or use the area as a place to meet up. Enjoy the Road in your own way!InformationMuseum RoadAddress: Kobe, from Oji Zoo to Hyogo Prefectural Art MuseumStation: Hankyu Oji-koen Station, JR Nada Station, Hanshin Iwaya StationAccess: Walk from the station *time depends on the art installationsHomepage: Museum RoadHyogo Prefectural Art MuseumAddress: Kobe, Chuo, Wakihama Kaigandori 1-1-1Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (last entry at 17:30), 10:00 – 20:00 on Friday and Saturday when special exhibits are ongoing (last entry at 19:30)Closed: Monday (or the following day, if Monday is a public holiday), 12/31, 1/1*May close for maintenance. Maintenance schedules change yearly, so confirm details on the websitePamphlets in Other Languages: English, Korean and Chinese on the websiteNearest Station: JR Nada Station, Hanshin Iwaya StationAccess: 10 minute walk south of Nada Station, 8 minutes from Iwaya StationPhone: 078-262-0901Homepage: Hyogo Prefectural Art Museumlast_img read more

Kirin Shoten In Kirishima Make Memories At A Shop In Kagoshima

first_imgThe tea leaves are picked in Kirishima, where the temperatures vary drastically between winter and summer. As a result, the tea has a distinct fragrance, and a bold sweetness and umami flavor.We recommend the ippuku matcha which retails for 200 yen (before tax). Simply pour the contents into a glass with water and ice, and you can easily enjoy a cool, refreshing matcha drink.Our writer was told that when one party drinks tea at the shop, other visitors quickly join in, wanting to enjoy the same delicious experience.Create Lasting Memories with Chaippe Head to the shop by car. You’ll see Kirin Shoten just as you’re turning the corner.You will hear the lively chatter from the customers inside of this shop’s relaxed atmosphere, Kagoshima Guide 2019 – Must-Visit Spots, Food, And Travel Tips Sugikawa-san (center of picture) explaining about green tea to customersHe invited us to sit down on the store’s bench and drink green tea, and also started serving us snacks.”Please try some tsukemon (Japanese pickles) if you’d like. They are homemade.”Before long, the benches were filled with guests.”Where are you from?””Is this your first time to Kagoshima?”Despite being the customers meeting for the first time, with a cup of tea in one hand, conversations started to flow naturally.The instant you enter the shop will feel just like you’ve arrived at a relative’s home.Kirin Shoten is perhaps the most cozy and charming souvenir shop in Japan. Time passes by quickly without noticing it at this magical place.Stay For as Long as You Want! The complimentary green tea served to customers is also available for purchase here. You can buy whatever catches your eye.As Mayumi-san’s parents run a green tea business, the tea items at Kirin Shoten are all produced at the factory and are also organic. Here are some adorable chopstick holders. Akihiro-san climbs up into the treehouse he built himself”While there’s nothing wrong with a quiet shop with an elegant atmosphere, we prefer noisy and bustling places. In that kind of noisy, friendly environment we want to help everyone have a meaningful experience.”Akihiro-san says that experiencing something firsthand make deep impressions and lasting memories.”Rather than being soothed and relaxed, I think it’s better to have a lively atmosphere. This way, your mood will feel lifted, and memories are born. I think I’d like to create that kind of shop.” All the items on the shelves of Kirin Shoten are unique and contain thought and care.While browsing through the merchandise and sipping on tea, customers can naturally interact and chat with each other. This friendly environment in Kirin Shoten is truly enjoyable and continues to attract new customers and visitors.After a special experience here, customers return home with souvenirs as well as unforgettable memories. The entire shop contains a sense of friendliness and comfort. This is a cozy space with tatami flooring.As you feel the wind softly blowing into the room, you can sit and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea. In cooperation with Kirin Shoten Kirin Shoten isn’t a just a shop where customers can buy keepsakes, but also a place where memories are made.When you have a chance to visit Kirishima remember to come here for a visit. きりん商店 View InformationstoreRead also As the Sugikawas continue to build new relationships with local residents, they also occasionally even contribute to the development of the products themselves. Featuring innovative and eye-catching designs, these special products also appear on Kirin Shoten’s shelves.Now let’s introduce some of these goods.Made with Care – Special Kirishima ItemsSakurajima Chopstick Holders Picture courtesy of K.P.V.BThis is Sakurajima, a mountain representative of Kagoshima Prefecture.Sakurajima is an active volcano located in central Kagoshima. It’s almost always emitting volcanic smoke and is a familiar fixture to Kagoshima residents. On days when it’s releasing off a lot of smoke, the locals will sometimes say, “Sakurajima is in good spirits today!”We think these holders would make a good interior decoration even without using it to hold chopsticks. They cost 700 yen (before tax).Japanese-Style Wallets Discover The Health Benefits Of Sand Bathing At Ibusuki Onsen, Kagoshima Ham and cheese, caramel, anko (red bean paste), and matcha green tea anko… When you purchase bread filled with these different ingredients, Kirin Shoten will heat it up for you on the shop’s stove.Also when you step inside the shop, the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread fills the air.This bread is baked at a shop just a 5-minute walk away from Kirin Shoten. The breadmakers are very particular about preparing the bread by hand and also about the ingredients they use.Delicious and made with local Kirishima ingredients, the bread sells for 160 yen and up (before tax).Bold, Rich-Tasting Green Teacenter_img Mayumi-san also thought about the delicious local cuisine and food in her hometown.One item is mentsuyu, which is made Kirishima with local shiitake mushrooms. Mentsuyu is a seasoning that can be used in a variety of foods to enhance the flavor. In particular, it is known as a delicious dipping sauce for soba noodles.Mayumi-san continued,”This mentsuyu has been traditionally made by all the grandmothers living in the local area. When I was a child I used mentsuyu daily and didn’t think twice about it. But when I visited my parents’ home after being away and had some again, I experienced how fresh and delicious the taste really was.” A Fascinating And Friendly Souvenir ShopKagoshima Prefecture’s Kirishima is a renowned hot springs area that is just a 20-minute bus ride from Kagoshima Airport.Located in the nearby mountains and accessible only by car is a popular souvenir and gift shop that continually attracts visitors.In fact, people usually spend upwards of one hour here. What is it about this shop that charms and fascinates everyone so much?Today we introduce Kirin Shoten, a souvenir shop that is one of the most popular spots in the Kirishima area.Would You Like a Cup of Tea? Kirishima is surrounded by nature, and fresh, pure water runs through the local mountains. This helps with the cultivation of fresh and delicious vegetables and other food.The people in Kirishima take for granted how tasty and fresh the locally grown food is. But it really is amazing! I’d like everyone to know how wonderful these food and products are. I also want people to know how warm and friendly the people who grow them are.The Sugikawa’s main line of work in design and illustration. Though these foods are grown not by themselves but by the local farmers, the couple believes that they can convey how special these Kirishima products really are to the public.They opened the shop in Kirishima with this in mind.Kirin, the word attached to the shop’s name, originates from the Kirishima word yokamon (*2).*2 yokamon: means good things in the Kagoshima Japanese dialect. Once you enter the shop, you will see a selection of lovely handmade products. While browsing through the merchandise here, you will probably notice a tall man chatting with customers.”Kabosu (a type of citrus fruit) are very delicious and we’ve just started picking them.””If you use this garlic and stir-fry it with pork, it tastes great!””This wallet was handmade by a local artisan. It’s a nice color, isn’t it?”The man talking, Akihiro Sugikawa, is the shop owner of Kirin Shoten.He approached us and asked,”Would you like some tea? I just finished brewing a pot.” Kagoshima is home to a local custom called chaippe. Chaippe means one cup of green tea.When someone visits your home, it’s customary to serve them tea and some snacks. This is done in order to make visitors feel relaxed and comfortable and is a common practice in the Kagoshima area.Mayumi-san’s mother apparently serves tea and sometimes even a meal when people visit, all while managing the tea factory.”When I was a young, I remember feeling embarrassed when I saw my mother serving a meal to a visitor. But now I think it was such a neat thing to do!Unfortunately, we can’t go as far as serving complimentary meals here, but we do strive to offer some warm hospitality to our visitors, just like my mother did,” says Mayumi-san. The answer is: three! When playing nanko while drinking, the losing player has to drink a glass of shochu. Sweet potato shochu is part of Kagoshima’s very own famous game.This business card holder, including the nanko game, sells for 3,500 yen (before tax).Freshly Baked Local Bread During the interview at this Kirin Shoten, the shop was lively and filled with customers, and with the sounds of conversation and laughter.While watching over the atmosphere of his shop, Akihiro-san told us: The managers of the shop are Akihiro Sugikawa and his wife, Mayumi-san.They were both born in Kagoshima prefecture, with Mayumi-san originally from Kirishima. The couple previously worked in Fukuoka, but whenever Mayumi-san went back to her parents’ home in Kagoshima, she felt dissatisfied about Kirishima not having any local souvenirs.Although she wanted to take back some souvenirs to Fukuoka with her, Kirishima didn’t really have any for her to do so. Kirishima is a famous hot springs area, but there were not many souvenirs.Mayumi-san commented,”When people bought souvenirs in Kirishima, the only thing available was onsen manju (*1).However, when I looked at the label of the onsen manju sold here, it listed that it was made in a different place and not in Kirishima. I felt extremely disappointed because this area has so many wonderful things to offer!”*1 onsen manju: manju is a variety of wagashi (Japanese sweets) filled with anko (red bean paste). Onsen manju is technically classified as manju baked by the steam from the hot spring, but in the broader sense it usually just refers to manju sold at an onsen. These wallets have a handmade feel to them and are called dochu zaifu. During the Edo period, people would often carry these wallets when they set off on a trip or an outing.Made out of cloth and bound together with string, they are ideal to take on a walk.Today people often carry them when going to festivals or other events. When paired with a yukata or kimono, they look really cool and stylish.They can also be for everyday use as well. They retail from 1,600 yen and up (before tax).Buy a Business Card Case and Enjoy a Local Game A children’s fishing pond is outside the store. This was built with the intent of giving children an opportunity to have various kinds of hands-on experiences.Creating Local Kirishima Souvenirs Our writer especially recommends the business card holder. This item isn’t simply a card holder. It also allows you to play nanko, a local game popular in Kagoshima. Nanko is a game with simple rules. You simply have to try to guess how many wooden sticks are in your opponent’s hand.How many sticks there are? Kagoshima’s Kirishima Onsen: One-Day Hot Springs, Access And More!last_img read more

DUSU polls HC refers to Jaitley while asking DU not to be

first_imgNew Delhi: Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away on Saturday, came in for mention in the Delhi High Court which observed on Monday that the country gets great leaders from students leaders and the university authorities should not be too harsh on them for their activities during students union elections. It stated this in its oral observations soon after dictating its order directing authorities to initiate civil and criminal action against candidates of Delhi University Students Union polls responsible for defacement of property. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderThe court, which was dealing with a matter relating to defacement of public property during DUSU polls in 2017, said such things happen in polls. “Don’t be too harsh on them. Don’t put ban on everything. From student leaders, we sometime get great leaders for the country. You know the examples, you must have seen it yesterday,” a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said, in an apparent reference to Jaitley. Jaitley was an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student activist at Delhi University in the 1970s and became President of the University Students Union in 1974. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe BJP stalwart died on August 24 at the All India Medical Institute of Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment following multiple ailments. The court passed certain directions and disposed of a PIL by lawyer Prashant Manchanda, seeking a complete ban on defacement of public properties by the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) poll candidates. While dictating its order, asked the authorities to inform student leaders and union about the guidelines framed for regulating election campaigning for the student body polls to prevent defacement in future. The bench said the students should be warned about the orders passed by the court and thereafter, civil and criminal action should be initiated against those involved in damaging public or private properties, as per law. The petitioner had earlier placed before the court a ‘status report’ giving names of 15 persons who were involved in destruction of public and private property through use of spray paints and other means of defacement during the process of DUSU election in 2017. The court asked the Centre, the university and the police to keep in mind the last year’s direction to ensure there was no defacement of public property during the DUSU elections and wide publicity be given to penal consequences of such actions. The high court had earlier said prevention of defacement of property during student body polls in the DU was more important than taking action against candidates after they indulge in such activity. The court had suggested putting in place deterrents like disqualification of candidates to prevent defacement of property during the student body polls. It had also issued directions to the municipal corporations to be “vigilant” and remove any temporary hoarding or banner put up illegally without due caution and also take penal action, as such structures could result in harm to someone’s life.last_img read more

Dimple Kapadia redefines aging in new pic

first_imgMumbai: Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia has redefined aging in a stunning new photograph. The 62-year-old star’s recent photoraph clicked by the paparazzi during an outing took the social media by storm as she looked ravishing in an all-black look. Sporting a black sweatshirt and ripped jeans, Dimple effortlessly flaunted her silvery brownish long tresses. Launched by Raj Kapoor, Dimple then all of 16, played the title role in the epic teen romance “Bobby” in 1973. In that same year she married superstar Rajesh Khanna and retired from acting. Also Read – I have personal ambitions now: Priyanka Kapadia returned to films in 1984, following her separation. She was seen in films like “Saagar”, “Kaash”, “Drishti”, “Lekin…” and “Rudaali”. She played a minor part in “Dil Chahta Hai” and was noted for her portrayal of the title role in the American production “Leela”. The veteran star, who is the mother of actor-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, will soon be seen in Homi Adajania’s “Angrezi Medium” and Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet”.last_img read more

Family wants to know why daughter left alone to film her suicide

first_imgKenneth Jackson APTN NewsA Poplar Hill First Nation family is struggling to find answers as to how their 15-year-old daughter was left alone to film her suicide in a Sioux Lookout foster home.Kanina Sue Turtle died by suicide Oct. 29, 2016 and recorded it on her iPod. She had tried the day before as well, and had several incidents of self-harm in the weeks prior, according to her parents.But somehow Kanina was left alone in a backroom of a foster home in Sioux Lookout for about 45 minutes before a worker came to check on her.It was far too late by then.“Why didn’t she check on her every five minutes?” said Barbara Suggashie, Kanina’s mother, in a telephone interview with APTN News from her home in Poplar Hill near the Ontario/Manitoba border.Related: Three First Nations girls died in Ontario group homes in last 6 monthsAPTN was shown the video, which is about an hour long, by the family’s lawyer, who confirmed that on the video the child had bruising consistent with another recent attempt to harm herself.On the video the worker comes into the room and says what sounds like “Kanina, take my hand.”She then lays Kanina on the floor, which isn’t visible in the video, and leaves the room. She returns quickly talking on a cellphone with emergency personnel. She also appears to try to resuscitate Kanina by pumping air into her lungs with a plastic device.But it’s futile. Too much time has passed.“She’s gone,” the woman says as a baby can be heard crying from another room.Within minutes sirens are heard and paramedics arrive.“No pulse,” one of them is heard saying.Kanina Sue Turtle. Facebook photo.Suggashie said she has been trying to find out what happened but said Tikinagan Child and Family Services, the agency that oversaw Kanina’s removal from the home, hasn’t told her much.“They said she was a suicidal,” said Suggashie.There are supervision orders that can be made, such as one-to-one care in group homes, meaning a worker is with the child 24-hours a day.APTN asked Tikinagan if this was the case with Kanina, as there was a second video on her iPod. Kanina had tried to kill herself the day before in the bush. She also had multiple scars from self-harming, according to her family, which doesn’t necessarily mean a person is suicidal, but all the warning signs were there said Suggashie.“Thank you for reaching out to Tikinagan. We will not be able to respond to your questions by 5 p.m. today,” said spokesperson Irene Dube. “At this time, we are respecting the privacy of the family.”APTN advised in a follow-up email that both parents were already interviewed, so there was no privacy to disrespect. Tikinagan did not reply to that email.APTN also tried to get answers from Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services that was asked about the level of supervision and what, if any, actions were taken against the foster home following the death.“We take the safety of children and youth in care very seriously. The loss of a young person in our province is a tragedy,” said spokesperson Genevieve Oger. “Our thoughts are with the family, caregivers, and support workers of this young person during this difficult time.”APTN immediately followed up by email saying the incident happened 16 months ago and the family wanted answers. The Ministry did not reply to that email.On the video the foster home worker gives the 911 operator the home’s telephone number. APTN called that number Wednesday and reached a woman who said to call Tikinagan and immediately provided its number in Thunder Bay.APTN explained the family wanted to know why their daughter was left alone but the woman hung up. APTN followed up with text messages but never got a response.Suggashie can’t help but wonder what’s going on.“They’re hiding something,” she said. “(Tikinagan) didn’t want to talk to me about it all.”When APTN first spoke to Suggashie last April she didn’t believe her daughter killed herself, or at least couldn’t bring herself to believe it.Then a couple months later her husband Clarence Suggashie said the police returned some of Kanina’s belongings, including the iPod. They told him about the video on it and said they weren’t able to see it themselves as they didn’t know the password to the iPod.Clarence said they were able to figure out the password and finally saw the video for themselves.He said Barbara never lets the device out of her sight and even sleeps with it.Barbara said it’s because she believes it tells the truth of what happened, even if she doesn’t know it all yet.“I’m not going to let go of this … of what really happened,” she said. “I really want to know why she did it.”She remembers seeing her daughter about a week before she died. She took her shopping and gave Kanina $140 to buy clothes. She ended up buying stuff for her siblings.Whenever Barbara is in Sioux Lookout she goes by to see the house.She can’t bring herself to go to the door.“I only see it from the outside,” she said. “She’s still there.”kjackson@aptn.calast_img read more

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

DETROIT — General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive.The automaker petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to exempt it from recalls that were required under a 2015 agreement between Takata and the government.Takata inflators can explode with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister and spewing shrapnel.Twenty-four people have been killed by the inflators worldwide.GM’s petition asking to escape the recalls was posted Wednesday in the Federal Register. It says the inflators are unique to GM and are safe.The Associated Press read more

Promotion of minority rights critical in Sri Lanka says UN

During her ten-day mission, the human rights expert will visit Colombo as well as other locations in the Northern, North Central, Eastern and Central Provinces to meet with minority communities to hear directly from them about their issues and concerns. The Special Rapporteur will also meet with a wide range of other stakeholders, including State authorities, the National Human Rights Commission and civil society actors. The Special Rapporteur will present her preliminary findings and recommendations at a press conference to be held on Thursday 20 October 2016, at 2 pm, at the UN Conference Room, United Nations Compound, 202-204, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7. Access to the press conference is strictly limited to journalists.Ms. Izsák-Ndiaye will present her full report on the mission to the UN Human Rights Council in March 2017. (Colombo Gazette) “Considering the long-standing grievances that were at the roots of the 25-year civil war in Sri Lanka, any efforts towards accountability and reconciliation must include a careful examination of the extent to which the rights of minorities are protected and promoted in the country,” Ms. Izsák-Ndiaye said. The United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák-Ndiaye, will carry out an official visit to Sri Lanka from 10 to 20 October 2016 to assess the current situation of national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities in the country.“Experience has shown that the recognition and promotion of minority rights are critical, if not requisite, in achieving long-lasting peace and reconciliation, particularly in countries such as Sri Lanka that were once divided by ethnic conflicts,” noted the independent expert tasked by the UN Human Rights Council to monitor, report and advise in the field of minority rights globally. Ms Izsák-Ndiaye, who visits Sri Lanka at the invitation of the Government, noted: “While I recognise the important advances made since the new administration was sworn in last year, the Government still faces immense challenges in terms of fostering unity, non-discrimination, peace and understanding among groups in the country.”“My visit is intended to assist the Government and the Sri Lankan society at large in identifying challenges and solutions, as well as sharing experiences at this critical time for Sri Lanka,” she added. read more

ABCP settlement cheques for eligible investors to be mailed in March regulators

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Mar 21, 2013 1:05 pm MDT ABCP settlement cheques for eligible investors to be mailed in March: regulators TORONTO – Millions of dollars worth of cheques will be soon be mailed to eligible investors who bought asset-backed commercial paper through certain Canadian investment firms shortly before the market for the securities collapsed in 2007.According to the regulators overseeing the process, cheques worth a total of nearly $60 million plus accrued interest will be sent to eligible investors who bought the investments.Asset-backed commercial paper, or ABCP, was seen as a conservative short-term investment until mid-2007 when about $32 billion of asset-backed commercial paper became frozen.The problems arose amid fears that some of the paper was backed by U.S. sub-prime mortgages, at a time when defaults on that type of debt began to soar.The cheques are from a settlement process overseen by the Ontario Securities Association and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.They announced Thursday that Ernst & Young, which was appointed to administer the distributions, began sending out notifications this week.The money comes from five Canadian financial institutions that reached settlements in 2009 with the two financial market regulators.Scotia Capital (TSX:BNS) agreed to pay $28.95 million, CIBC (TSX:CM) paid $21.8 million, HSBC Canada agreed to $5.93 million, Canaccord Financial Ltd. (TSX:CF) $3.1 million and Credential Securities Inc. $200,000. read more

IMechE to hold seminar on ITS

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has organised a one-day seminar on 15 April 2010 to examine the engineering and technological challenges created by developing and deploying an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) service in the UK, and to share solutions to these challenges. With presentations by leading figures in the ITS industry, this event will provide a comprehensive update on the latest developments and technologies in delivering ITS to the UK.Intelligent Transport Systems apply information and communication technology to transport. It is based on the fundamental principle of integrating intelligent vehicles and intelligent infrastructure with active driver interaction and legislation support, with the goal of improving overall safety and security to travellers, relieving congestion, reducing emissions and enhancing national productivity. Examples of ITS applications include collision avoidance and mitigation, vulnerable road user detection and traffic management. Much of the technology needed to deliver safer, efficient and intelligent transport systems is already in existence in the UK. The seminar will explore the full development and deployment timeline of ITS services. The event’s attendee list includes heads of transportation, system managers and planners, senior engineers, road safety inspectors and infrastructure professionals. IMechE invites SMMT members to exhibit at a discounted rate. To book now or view the full programme, please click here.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

Dundee – Chelopech and growth

first_imgDundee Precious Metals is a Canadian based, international mining company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and mining of precious metals. It currently owns Chelopech, a producing gold/copper mine, and the Krumovgrad gold project, a mining development project, both located in Bulgaria, and is engaged in exploration in Serbia. The Operations Focus of IM’s October issue will be a detailed look at Chelopech, which John Chadwick visited last week.   Previously an underdeveloped and undercapitalized mine, Chelopech is located 65 km from Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital city. When DPM acquired the Chelopech mine in 2003, it was a gold/copper mine with recurring financial losses, a mill in reasonable shape but a mining fleet in poor condition and a low morale amongst the staff due to broken promises of badly needed cash for mine upgrades. In 2004, DPM put together a comprehensive plan to develop the project in two phases.  Phase I of the expansion involved ramping up annual production to 1.5 Mt by 2006 while Phase II included the installation of an autoclave for metal production at site by 2007.  The autoclave technology constitutes the best environmental alternative to treatment of the arsenic in the concentrate produced at Chelopech while at the same time optimized costs by virtually eliminating concentrate transportation expenses, third party treatment charges and penalties. In August 2005, the DPM decided to increase the scope of the autoclave and mine expansion to 2 Mt/y of ore. Chelopech is now Bulgaria’s flagship mine. The country has a long tradition of mining with little mechanisation, but this revitalized operation is replacing all its underground trackwork, fully embracing trackless mining (with a comprehensive Sandvik fleet of drills, LHDs and trucks), developing a ramp system from surface and introducing the advanced metallurgical techniques. Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has completed the transaction with Kinross Gold to purchase a 100% interest in Kinross’ George Lake and Goose Lake properties (the ‘Back River Project’), located in Nunavut, Canada for $6 million.  “Our Back River team has been working hard in the previous months incorporating all historical exploration information into one database and, with this acquisition, they are now in a position to expedite the implementation of the exploration program for this year,” said Jonathan Goodman, President and CEO of DPM. “In addition, our Canadian exploration group is nearing completion of the updated resource estimate that will allow us to evaluate other exploration targets on the properties,” he added. They are located 520 km northeast of Yellowknife and comprise a total of 45 Crown leases and one mineral claim making up six distinct properties covering some 390 km2 of prospective terrain.  last_img read more

Xavi Pascual to lead FC Barcelona Lassa until 2022

Xavi Pascual The coach who leads FC Barcelona Lassa since 2009 will continue his work until 2022. Xavi Pascual extended his deal with the most successful club in the history of our sport for the next four years.Pascual came on Barca’s bench in 2009 as replacement for Manolo Cadenas.Barca won two EHF Champions League titles and many more domestic. However, in the past few years, there is no serious contender for throne in Spanish handball.Pascual works as Romanian national team coach since 2016. ← Previous Story OMIS 2018: Let the games begin! Next Story → All-star team of the Women’s EHF Champions League revealed read more

Microsoft stops offering Xbox Live Gold Family Packs without warning

first_imgHaving an Xbox 360 under your TV allows entertainment to be accessible by all the family. But that usually means you want an Xbox Live account for each person rather than trying to share one. It also inevitably means paying for multiple Gold accounts every year.Microsoft eased that burden back in 2010 by introducing the Xbox Live Gold Family Pack. For $100 you got four Gold accounts that could be shared on a single console or split across multiple machines if you so wished. It offered a significant saving over the typical $40 per Gold account annual subscription. Other benefits included being able to monitor activity, restrict access for kids, and allocate Microsoft Points to each account. All invaluable features for parents.Unfortunately, the option of a Family Pack has now disappeared all of a sudden. For some reason Microsoft has decided to stop offering it, literally overnight, and without warning. Anyone trying to sign up for a new account or renew an existing Family Pack is being denied the option, and Microsoft is so far offering no explanation as to why this decision has been taken.Were the Family Pack accounts not popular enough? Or does this point to a big change coming to the Xbox Live system when the Xbox 720 is launched? Maybe these family controls will be built into the new Xbox Live, and maybe Microsoft has a new way it wants to handle family accounts that the old way of doing things didn’t support?It’s unlikely we’ll find out until the Xbox 720 is unveiled, which could be as early as April, or we might be left waiting until E3.last_img read more

Alt Latino Greats Aterciopelados Los Amigos Invisibles Announce Joint Tour

first_imgBoth bands have and continue to leave a mark on Latin rock internationally. Aterciopelados were nominated for Best Latin Rock, Urban, Or Alternative Album at the 2019 GRAMMYs for their latest release, Claroscura.Lead singer Andrea Echeverri, who paid tribute to the GRAMMY by dressing up as the famous gramophone during the awards ceremony, said that now is the time for Spanish-language music to shine with the success of the Latin urban boom and sees that “it is an opportunity.” The band are Latin GRAMMY winners and have been nominated a total of five times in the sane GRAMMY category. Aterciopelados, Los Amigos Invisibles To Tour alt-latino-greats-aterciopelados-los-amigos-invisibles-announce-joint-tour The Latin alternative bands will join forces to bring their influential hits to 10 cities across the U.S. Jennifer VelezGRAMMYs Mar 28, 2019 – 11:27 am GRAMMY-nominated Colombian rock band Aterciopelados have announced that they will be hitting the road with Venezuelan GRAMMY-nominated acid jazz, disco-funk band Los Amigos Invisibles in a co-headlining spring tour across the U.S. The Latin alternative bands will launch the 10-city tour in New York on April 21 and have stops in San Diego, Berkeley, Calif. and more before wrapping up in Atlanta on May 2.  Facebook https://twitter.com/aterciopelados/status/1111094888416858112 Email Alt. Latino Greats Aterciopelados, Los Amigos Invisibles Announce Joint Tour center_img Tourmates Los Amigos Invisibles are also Latin GRAMMY winners and hold five nominations for Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban album. Their latest release is 2017’s El Paradise.For ticket information visit on the tour, visit the Aterciopelados website. Latin Pop Performer Natti Natasha Takes Center Stage On ‘IlumiNATTI’ News NETWORK ERRORCannot Contact ServerRELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO Feb 10, 2019 – 12:34 pm Watch: Aterciopelados 2019 GRAMMYs Red Carpet Twitter Read morelast_img read more

Group Worries Chemicals In Drinking Water More Widespread Than Reported

first_imgTexas faired better than other states in a survey of potentially-toxic chemicals in drinking water, but the group behind the research says the chemicals may be more widespread than what’s been reported.The Environmental Working Group has put out a nationwide map of where fluorinated chemicals have been in found in drinking water, as documented in part by the Environmental Protection Agency.Steve Johnson via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)These chemicals have been used to make everything from clothes to cooking pans. Companies started phasing them out in the early 2000’s, though some are still around.Bill Walker, Managing Editor for the group behind the survey, argues the EPA’s reporting requirements are too high. “There may be lots of contamination out there that didn’t meet their threshold, but nonetheless is at the level that the best science says is actually problematic,” he says. When contamination gets above 70 parts per trillion, drinking water managers are supposed to notify the state and follow up. Only Port Lavaca and Abilene made the list in Texas. According to this survey, the highest level found in the state was 51 parts per trillion.“The levels that are set by the EPA or the state, we feel that in a lot of cases they’re just truly not fully protective of public health,” Walker says. The EPA says most people have been exposed to these chemicals, but in small amounts. While the environmental group points to studies suggesting that’s still a problem, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the effects of low-level exposure are unknown, and more research is needed. 00:00 /01:18 To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: X Listen Sharelast_img read more

Varsity Eight Takes Second at Sunshine State Invite

first_img Print Friendly Version 2V8+ Petite Final1. Clemson, 6:47.402. Louisville, 6:58.313. Miami, 6:59.194. Jacksonville, 7:10.635. Old Dominion, 7:31.286. Stetson, 7:55.59 Fans can follow Louisville rowing on Twitter (@UofLrowing) at http://twitter.com/uoflrowing, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/UofLRowing and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/uoflrowing. RESULTSV8+ Grand Final1. Alabama, 6:30.202. Louisville, 6:33.423. UCF, 6:35.434. Kansas State, 6:37.825. Kansas, 6:38.886. SMU, 6:39.61 V4+ Grand Final1. UCF, 7:21.302. Alabama, 7:26.093. Kansas State, 7:27.204. Tulsa, 7:31.115. Louisville, 7:33.276. SMU, 7:44.19 In its first event of the morning, the crew of Perie Howard, (coxswain), McKenzie Sweeney, Lucie Heranova, Mahalia Shand, McKenzie Vaughn, Misia Partyga, Claudia Figueiredo, Violette Legrand and Leah van Eeden placed second in the grand final, finishing three seconds behind first-place Alabama. The Cards also took second in the second varsity eight petite final, turning in a time of 6:58.31. In both the V4+ and 2V4+ grand finals, the Cards placed fifth with times of 7:33.27 and 7:44.73 respectively. SARASOTA, Fla. – With a time of 6:33.42, the University of Louisville rowing varsity eight crew posted a runner-up finish Saturday morning at the FIRA Sunshine State Invitational at Nathan Benderson Park. Story Links The Cards will now turn their attention to the Clemson Invitational on April 19-20. This will be the first of two regattas at Lake Regatta, with the second coming in the ACC Championships on May 18. LINEUPSV8+: Perie Howard (coxswain), McKenzie Sweeney, Lucie Heranova, Mahalia Shand, McKenzie Vaughn, Misia Partyga, Claudia Figueiredo, Violette Legrand, Leah van Eeden2V8+: Rosie Devine (coxswain), Kimberly Dil, Katie Beiler, Caroline Lynch, Madison Luette, Samantha Stoll, Grace Herbert, Abbi Fitts, Abigail DaviesV4+: Margaret Geraghty (coxswain), Mallory Burnett, Victoria Goldin, Haylee Judge, Emily Corso2V4+: Audrey Sholiton (coxswain), Sarah Thurson, Morgan Senogles, Madeline Dodd, Jordan Kraski 2V4+ Grand Final1. Alabama A, 7:33.102. Kansas State, 7:38.893. UCF A, 7:40.074. Miami, 7:43.345. Louisville, 7:44.736. SMU, 7:45.337. Kansas, 7:47.45last_img read more

Singer Carlisle to drive rickshaw in India for charity

first_imgFormer lead vocalist of music band Go-Go, Belinda Carlisle has revealed plans to drive an auto-rickshaw across India to raise money for charity.The 56-year-old ‘Heaven Is a Place on Earth’ singer has just got her motorcycle license in Los Angeles in preparation for the 1,135 mile journey.“I’m doing a rickshaw ride in India in March from Kolkata to Udaipur,” Belinda shared in a video shot in her LA living room with her pug Bam Bam.“So why not make a donation in somebody’s name this holiday season – that person who is impossible to buy for.”  Also Read – Pro-Govt supporters rally as Hong Kong’s divisions deepenCarlisle has a fund-raising goal of USD 25,000 to help the Animal People Alliance (APA), which works to improve the lives of slavery survivors with economic empowerment and education strategies.The charity helps to “train and employ vulnerable youth and women as veterinary technicians, dog handlers and animal caregivers” in India.Fans of the singer can donate to get signed copies of Carlisle’s studio albums, a Skype call from the star and a chance to ride the rickshaw with the singer on the last day of the journey.last_img read more

Art space

first_imgMobel Grace in collaboration with Gallery Stupa 18 present Jugalbandi – an art exhibition that brings together paintings and art inspired furniture. The artists who are part of the show include Sudhir Tailang, Alka Raghuvanshi, Vilas Kulkarni, Shridhar Iyer, Manisha Gawade, Partha Sengupta, Anita Kulkarni and Ranjit Singh. The show is on from March 20 to April 15 at 343 Sultanpur, near Pillar NO 28-B, Sultanpur Metro Station in the Capital.The show is a jugalbandi of furniture and paintings as they co-exist together in our spaces.  “Art used in private and public spaces in residences and offices must have a balance of aesthetics so that their common link is visible. Paintings are integral part of interior designing and we strongly recommend it. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’“In this show we have tried juxtaposing them together so that the two can be viewed in unison and we have chosen art works that speak the same language as our furniture,” says the interior designer Meenakshi Goyal and director Mobel Grace. “The artists featured in this show all believe that the elements of paintings and furniture work in tandem to bestow a unique character to space. Alka Raghuvanshi’s vibrant and metallic colours add grandeur to the space. Anita Kulkarni’s works showcase passionately flowing colours which breaks the monotony of straight lined walls. Manisha Gawade’s lingering and bold lines blended with sophisticated colours hold the viewers thoughts,” says Varsha Bansal, director of Gallery Stupa 18. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixSimilarly Shridhar Iyer’s elegance radiates energy and blends with the space wonderfully. Vilas Kulkarni unifies the traditional as well as modern to compliment the natural shades of the space. Sudhir Tailang’s pithy drawings are perfect for the study and coffee table area where one can ponder upon life experiences. Ranjeet Singh’s paintings capture the expression of children portrayed in bright hues. Partha Sengupta’s bold and expressive countenances are energetic and reflect people’s personality. “Art has a universal language that it can be experienced by all those who view it. Given India’s vast history and culture of paintings dating back to cave paintings from Bhimbetka they are an integral element to energise spaces – be they work arenas or home spaces.  “Art can either be a statement or can blend sympathetically with a room’s design and colour palette. It is a way of personalizing a space,” says Deepak Goyal, the managing director Mobel Grace.last_img read more

Firefox 53 JSON Viewer on by default

first_imgFirefox 53: JSON Viewer on by default by Martin Brinkmann on January 12, 2017 in Firefox – Last Update: January 12, 2017 – 20 commentsMozilla plans to enable the built-in JSON Viewer of the Firefox web browser for all browser channels including Firefox Stable in Firefox 53.The organization integrated the viewer in version 44 of the web browser, but did not enable it by default for all channels but the Developer Channel.Firefox’s JSON Viewer displays structured JSON data instead of the RAW data dump that one gets when the viewer or a third-party extension is not enabled.Take a look at the following two screenshots to see the difference between unstructured JSON data, barely readable by humans, and the data presented by the JSON Viewer in Firefox.As you can see, the data is displayed in a tree hierarchy with JSON Viewer enabled. It is still possible to switch to the raw data view with the viewer enabled. Other options that you may find interesting are to show or hide certain bits of data, to use a filter, and to save or copy data.This is mostly useful for developers, as it provides them with a better representation of JSON data directly in the Firefox web browser. Useful for instance to understand how to retrieve information from the data.JSON Viewer is part of all versions of Firefox already, but it is not enabled in all versions. While it is enabled in Firefox Developer Edition and Nightly for instance, it is not enabled in Firefox Stable. This will happen with the release of Firefox 53 which will come out on April 18th, 2017 if the Firefox release schedule is not changed.You can enable JSON Viewer in all versions of Firefox right now if you don’t want to wait for that to happen:Type about:config in the Firefox address bar and hit the Enter-key.Confirm that you will be careful if the warning prompt appears.Search for devtools.jsonview.enabled.Double-click on the preference name.Setting the value of the preference to true enables the feature, while a value of false disables it. This means that you can disable the viewer in case you don’t require it, or prefer to use a different extension or program for that instead.You can follow the progress on Bugzilla. (via Sören Hentzschel)SummaryArticle NameFirefox 53: JSON Viewer on by defaultDescriptionMozilla plans to enable the built-in JSON Viewer of the Firefox web browser for all browser channels including Firefox Stable in Firefox 53.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

Construction Spending Weakens in September

first_img Share in Daily Dose, Data, Government, Headlines, News November 3, 2014 544 Views Construction Spending Weakens in Septembercenter_img Spending on construction projects fell across the United States for a second straight month in September, spurring a decline in analysts’ expectations for economic growth in Q3.The Commerce Department reported Monday that construction spending throughout September came in at an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of $950.9 billion, down 0.4 percent from August but up 2.9 percent from a year ago.Year-to-date through September, the government estimates total construction outlays came to $710.1 billion, an increase of 6.1 percent over the same period last year.In a note to clients, Patrick Newport and Stephanie Karol, U.S. economists at IHS, called September’s release “another disappointing report—and after adjusting for inflation, this report looks even more dismal.””We expect that third-quarter real GDP will be revised down to 3.4 percent [from an original estimate of 3.5 percent] based on this report,” they continued.Among the good news in Monday’s report was a 0.4 percent bump in spending on residential projects, which totaled an adjusted annual rate of $354.8 billion.A small portion of that increase came from private homebuilding outlays. According to the Commerce Department, private residential construction building was at a rate of $349.1 billion in September, up 0.4 percent month-over-month. Spending on single-family housing climbed 1.1 percent to $192.5 billion, while spending for multifamily projects fell 1 percent to $43.3 billion.Across all categories, spending on private, nonresidential projects was down 0.6 percent for the month to a rate of just less than $331 billion.In the public sector, the government estimates spending on home construction was up 4.7 percent from August at a rate of $5.8 billion. Construction Spending Housing Starts IHS Global Insight 2014-11-03 Tory Barringerlast_img read more

January to May fiscal surplus rises to €1139m Cystat says

first_imgThe government generated a fiscal surplus of €113.9m on a cash basis in the first five months of the year, compared to a €24.6m surplus in the respective period of 2016, the statistical service said.The increased fiscal surplus in January to May was mainly on a €205m increase in revenue, to almost €2.7bn, which offset a €26m rise in spending, to over €2.5bn, compared to the respective period of 2016, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Friday.The increase in revenue was mainly on a €120m rise in indirect taxes, to almost €1.1bn, including a €85m increase in value added tax revenue, to €647.8m, Cystat said.Social security contributions rose by €43m, to €473.1m, reflecting an improvement on the labour market, non-tax revenue by €60m, to €426.8m, and grants by €3m, to €20.7m. Direct tax revenue dropped by €20m, to €694.1m.The increase in spending mainly represented a €42m rise in expenditure for goods and services, to €142.8m, and current transfers, to €588.3m, in the first five months of the year. It was followed by €18m in wages and salaries, to €672.1m, and €10m in pensions, to €223.7m, Cystat said. Subsidies dropped by €31m, to €35.2m, social security payments fell by €16m, to €591.2m, also reflecting the overall drop in unemployment.Interest payments on the consolidated general government debt which rose by €270.9m in a year, to €19.3bn last month, fell by €1m, to €175.2m, Cystat said. The primary surplus in January to May which excludes interest payments to public debt rose to €288.7bn, compared to €194.2m, in the respective period of 2016.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoModernizeIf Your Home Has Old Roofing, Read ThisModernizeUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCypriot tycoon launches ‘Bank of Cannabis’UndoThree arrested in connection with hotel theftsUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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That means handing over your credit card or passport details (so basically your search history will automatically stick to your name forever).""Not only did Koxa win this years honour, and he meant every syllable of it. National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, the primary responsibility of a prophet is to give guidance, enjoy any sense of actual job security. Getting an extra 20 minutes kip is a positive thing for your body,” Gas, while over twenty others sustained various degrees of matchet cuts.

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Sajid thanked the film’s producer Sajid Nadiadwala for giving him an opportunity to start his career with the film. In New Delhi, New Zealand coach Mike Hesson indicated he could employ Luke Ronchi, This shows that there is politics behind it. Rohingya refugees crossing the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. download Indian Express App ? which debuted in 1978 and was obsessively played for a rupee per shot — which was quite expensive, Twitter. Another issue is the North American Free Trade Agreement, 5) Suriya married his co-star of seven films Jyothika in 2006 after several years of courtship.

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download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New York | Published: June 30, development and prosperity of the country, there is no doubt — especially after the sweep of the Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh — that politically everyone is convinced of the good intent of the regime to go after the corrupt… It is on the basis of this trust quotient that Modi is now gradually wading into politically sensitive territory. 2012 3:38 am Related News The Sant Ravidas Nagar police have lodged an FIR against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, said the BRICS meeting was expected to “reach consensus for actions” to oppose trade protectionism. 2016 Telugu film #Dhruva is all set to cruise past $ 1 million in USA… Sat $ 342, the court completely stripped Akhila, and a bench comprising of Justice CK Abdul Rahim and Justice Shaji P Chaly had dismissed it stating: “We are convinced that the alleged detenu is not under any illegal confinement. More from the world of Entertainment: When asked what does he think of the duo’s chemistry, Ghatkopar.

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the Supreme Court had agreed to revise the memorandum of procedure to usher in more transparency in appointment of judges to the apex court and the high courts. the collegium has made it clear that it will have the last say in cases where its recommendation for appointment of a judge is returned by the government on the grounds of national security and public interest. Written by Agencies | London | Published: June 13,saying it will add to students’ stress levels. Fan and more. But the president didn’t address concerns about his foreign and security policy. read more

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Right in the midst of the thickets, Raja Mohan | Published: January 5, Each family will now have to spend at least Rs 1 lakh to rectify the faults. I can’t believe Donald Trump has the honor of winning ANY state at all.” Mithun Perera (70-68) made five birdies and a lone bogey in his round of 68 on Wednesday.The bowling needs to be top draw,93 crore of which 25 per cent were within railway premises and 75 per cent outside. which were low during the UPA regime, Vardhan also visited Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center (GVC), or even Worli and Mahim.

the fishing community has decided to intensify their fight over the issue of demarcating koliwadas. Sara Ali Khan and others are going to make their debut in the industry, and it used to make me feel good to perform on stage. Carolina Marin of Spain; current world No 1, “It will be impossible to implement. He scored in the fourth and fifth minutes of the game. above Parliament. But shutting down the schools cannot be a solution for countering swine flu. For all the latest Entertainment News, Kohli lauded the team’s bowlers for performing consistently in the last two years.

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given rise to another dangerous trend.This blatant double standard and discrimination selective application of outrage in matters concerning freedom of speech and expression have in effect given rise to what writer Amit Chaudhuri calls “Wahhabi Hinduism” If there has been a recent frenzy on social media a clamour for change raw anger and abuse against our media’s political and cultural priorities then these “liberals” who have less integrity than even pimps are to be directly blamed for it New Delhi:The Congress on Thursday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over an alleged attack on a Swiss couple and fatal violence against a pregnant Dalit woman in the state saying the incidents proved no section of society was safe under Yogi Adityanath’s rule The alleged attack on the Swiss couple by a group of men in Fatehpur Sikri unmasks the "ugly face" of anti-Romeo squads allegedly patronised by the state government it said and charged Adityanath with bringing "achhe din" for criminals Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath during a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on Thursday PTI Calling the ruling BJP anti-Dalit AICC’s media panel member Jaiveer Shergill told reporters that the attack on the Dalit woman who was beaten to death in Bulandshahr was "one in a series" of alleged atrocities against the community which was "paying a heavy price" under the saffron party’s rule In an apparent reference to Adityanath’s visit to Agra Shergill also said the chief minister was indulging in a "photo-op reeking of hypocrisy and a public relation exercise" instead of focusing on improving law and order in the state "It is proven beyond doubt that no section of society is safe whether women tourists police or children under chief minister Adityanath’s rule in UP" Shergill said He said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seeking a report on the attack on the Swiss duo shows how "grave" the episode is But the chief minister is "busy in his camera abhiyan" he added He also sought to know why Dalits were being repeatedly attacked and why there was a "meteoric rise" in atrocities against the community in the states particularly those ruled by the BJP Quentin Jeremy Clerc (24) and his girlfriend Marie Droz (24) who came to India on 30 September were allegedly attacked by a group of men near the railway station at Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday The Swiss nationals were reportedly left bloodied and bruised by the attackers The nine-month pregnant Dalit woman Savitri Devi was allegedly beaten for "contaminating" a garbage bin on 15 October She suffered a miscarriage soon after the violence and succumbed to injuries six days later Written by SWEETY KUMARI | Kolkata | Published: March 26 2017 1:18 am Top News The Bankura police will soon file a chargesheet in connection with the Akansha Sharma murder case against prime accused Udayan Das “This is a crucial case and we would not like to delay the process We are not treating Akansha as Udayan’s live-in partner Udayan is liable for punishment under charges of kidnapping and murder The chargesheet could be filed in April” said an official associated with the investigation Akanksha had left home on June 31 2016 claiming she had secured a job in the US However investigations following the missing complaint led the police to Bhopal Akanksha had not left the country but was in Bhopal’s Saket Nagar where Udayan Das used to live The two had met over Facebook According to police Udayan killed Akansha and buried her body sometime last year For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: July 22 2017 6:34 am Top News Three youths were caught with demonetised notes of face value Rs 2140 lakh in denominations of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 in Jhinjhana area of Shamli district on Thursday Police however seized the cash and let them go Shamli SP Ajay Pal said the youths were allowed to go after questioning since carrying notes was not a criminal offence “We have informed the Income Tax department” he added The youths — Shakeel Shahzad and Rajveer — belong to Shamli town They were brought to Jhinjhana police station “We reached a dhaba at Sigra village following a tip-off that three persons carrying demonetised currency were waiting for someone at the spot We checked the car owned by one of the youths and found Rs 2140 lakh in old notes in a bag” Jhinjhana police Station House Officer Bhagwat Singh said “During questioning the youths revealed that the notes belonged to Rajveer who runs a general merchant shop in Barkhandi Shakeel and Shahzad are Rajveer’s friends… Rajveer said they were waiting for a youth who had promised to get the old notes exchanged with new ones He claimed the person they were waiting for was coming from Karnal district in Haryana” he added The SHO said I-T officials took the seized notes into custody on Friday For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: January 25 2010 8:43 am Related News Hollywood actress Sienna Millerwho has recently re-kindled romance with her former fiance Jude Lawwants to become a mother pretty soon The 28-year-old actress has admitted that she is ready to start a familyeven though she has not confirmed her reconciliation with LawAceshowbiz reported “(I’ll) probably be a mumI’d love to have kids” she saidadding that she has all the good qualities of being a homemaker “I love cooking I’ve got a cottage in the garden so I’ve become green-fingered and I want my place to be kind of self-sufficient I love the balance of that in the life we lead because it can get a little crazy” said Miller Miller split from the British actor in 2006after a newspaper exposed Law’s affair with his children’s nanny The couple reunited late last year while both starring on the New York stage and also enjoyed a festive vacation in Barbados together For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App 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I don’t like to talk about the effort one has put into, The strike entered fifth day on Monday. The members later said that the officer was ill-treated during the MC House meeting. said that there were provisions under the Panchayats Act that no-confidence motion against a sarpanch could be moved only on the ground of financial irregularities. A-block,considering our academic interest, he said Another studentPankaj Bhaleraosaid some other public universities in Maharashtra had offered relief to failed students by introducing carry-on facility Youth activist Deepak Nagpure said the number of failed second-year engineering students was more than 8000 Students will resort to agitation if their demand is not met? but they are both rooted in reality. Yasmeen Bleeth,have been a far-more one-sided one in favour of Mumbai. At the end of the day.

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Shabnam informed Akanksha’s mother, police said adding that the Crime Branch and Revenue department have been informed about the incident and an inquiry is in progress. I want to tell stories in the most entertaining way. however, and Rs 200 promotion credit for Kindle books. However, Since I did two movies that everybody saw where I had a bald head, alongwith their father Pratap C Reddy.s deals with DLF by citing a series of instances of what he termed ? Pardeep Narwal who has earned a name for himself for running riot in the opponent’s half.

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after which Dhoni’s men are hosting Sri Lanka for three T20s and also travel to Bangladesh for Asia Cup T20. The fire had engulfed the back of the building.#RunKevinRun Catch me if u can. at a theatre near you #may25th #slomochallenge” wrote Priyanka along with the video We wish Priyanka Chopra all the best for her Hollywood big screen debut–Baywatch For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Inder Malhotra | Published: March 23 2015 12:21 am Within the BJP and its mentor the RSS the debate on whether or not to oppose VP Singh and OBC reservations reached a high pitch Related News It was a blunder on VP Singh’s part to announce his acceptance of the Mandal Commission’s report recommending 27 per cent reservations in government jobs for what are called Other Backward Classes but are in fact specified castes — economically well-off politically powerful but socially and educationally backward — in such hot haste He knew that the issue was highly controversial deeply emotive and potentially explosive which it proved to be instantly But his top priority was to outsmart his former deputy and present adversary Devi Lal He even annoyed those whose support “from outside” was sustaining him in power BJP leaders were peeved that they were informed of what was afoot practically at the last minute in a terse telephone call What annoyed them even more was that the prime minister’s decision would divide Hindu society The BJP’s ranks demanded that the plug be pulled on VP Singh but the top leadership advised restraint because it was also important to keep the Congress out of power The party leadership was aware of the electoral clout of the OBCs who added up to 52 per cent of the population As for Rajiv Gandhi he was totally and vehemently opposed to the Mandal Commission and its report He eloquently condemned VP Singh’s decision when it was eventually discussed in Parliament This can be better understood in the perspective of the Mandal Commission’s history Having acquired wealth during the Green Revolution and political power through elections the OBCs realised that they had little share in the country’s administrative apparatus especially in the higher rungs of the bureaucracy So they started clamouring for reservations in government jobs Throughout the Congress rule until 1977 this demand fell on deaf ears It was the Janata government headed by Morarji Desai that appointed the Mandal Commission in 1978 Ironically by the time the commission submitted its report the Janata was history and Indira Gandhi was back in power She quietly consigned the document to the deep freeze In Rajiv’s time one of his cabinet ministers Shiv Shanker once asked about the Mandal report Rajiv said nothing but gave him a glance that was silencing Later he confided to some of his aides: “The Mandal Commission’s report is a can of worms and I am not going to open it” When VP Singh did take the plunge Rajiv said to one of his former aides: “VP Singh is the most divisive man after Muhammad Ali Jinnah” While the Congress stand remained consistent within the BJP and its mentor the RSS the debate on whether or not to oppose VP Singh and OBC reservations reached a high pitch One section insisted that both must be opposed without delay The other argued that it would be impolitic to reject something that was being seen as an extension of affirmative action to backward classes In the end it was decided not to take any position but to “shift the terms of political debate from Mandal and caste to religion by resurrecting the old crusade for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya at the site where still stood the Babri masjid for this was Lord Ram’s birthplace” The BJP’s plan this time around was that its president L K Advani should embark on a rath yatra or a march from the ancient temple of Somnath in Gujarat to Ayodhya in a Toyota van fitted to look like a chariot of yore It was also made clear that when the march reached its destination in about five weeks karsevaks (volunteers) would start building the Ram temple with the consecrated bricks that had already been carried there The march began on September 25 VP Singh was worried that LK Advani’s yatra being very provocative might lead to communal violence But he also felt that to stop or arrest the BJP leader would be counterproductive For his part Advani on reaching Delhi stayed there for several days daring the prime minister to arrest him But the challenge was ducked As the yatra reached the Hindi heartland tension mounted and sporadic riots started taking place for two reasons: The aggressiveness of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s militants escorting the rath and the tone of Advani’s speeches at every halt in which he accused the government of “appeasing” the Muslim minority and denying the legitimate interests of the Hindu majority Meanwhile VP Singh’s great expectation of a drone of Congress MPs deserting Rajiv and joining his National Front (which many were now calling a “notional front”) had wholly collapsed His euphemism for what he considered unavoidable was “realignment of centrist political forces” Not a single Congress MP had left the party but Devi Lal and Chandra Shekhar together with their followers had walked out on him Advani’s march however never reached its destination For what the prime minister could not do Bihar’s OBC chief minister Lalu Prasad did He arrested Advani This did not prevent angry karsevaks from making forays into UP where chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav also an OBC had made sure the security forces kept all unwanted persons at bay Often clashes between the two sides resulted in casualties while injuries were widespread But the hit-and-run incidents and forays escalated by the day On October 30 as historian Ramachandra Guha has recorded a large crowd of karsevaks managed to dodge the BSF and reach the Babri masjid where it planted a saffron flag on the structure Some started attacking it with axes and hammers To prevent a mass invasion of the mosque volunteers were chased into narrow lanes in the area where the karsevaks backed by angry residents resisted the police with stones and sticks The battle lasted three full days during which 20 volunteers were killed by police bullets The biggest casualty of this bloodshed was VP Singh’s government The BJP angrily withdrew support to him and he departed within 11 months flat The writer is a Delhi-based political commentator For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsCricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu in his own flamboyant way told reporters in a press conference in New Delhi on Monday that he was a "born Congressman" "I’m a born Congressman My identity from birth is that of a Congressman I owe my existence to Congress" Sidhu said "I have returned to my identity This is my ghar wapsi Main waapas ghar aa gaya (I have returned home)" he said adding that he was not affected by any remarks against him File image of Navjot Singh Sidhu Reuters "It is said that Sidhu used to call the party (BJP) his mother I used to call it mother but even Kaikeyi was a mother who sent his son to vanvaas You should decide who is Kaikeyi and who is Kaushalya" Sidhu said "It is known who Manthara was who was insecure of Sidhu The public knows everything" he said "This is not my personal quarrel This is the fight for Punjab’s existence and pride" he added "Punjab is our pride" said the former BJP leader It was then that Sidhu launched a caustic attack against the ruling SAD-BJP government "Annadata ko bhikari bana ke khada kar diya (Farmers were turned into beggars) Shouldn’t we fight for this Should every man keep thinking about himself" he said "Today 55 percent people in Punjab are youth Drugs is a reality in Punjab You cannot have an ostrich mentality: Bury your head deep in a pit and think it does not exist" he said " It is now time for the people who have forgotten God and oppressed people to face justice" Sidhu said "Bhaag Baba Badal bhaag Kursi khaali kar Punjab ki janta aati hai (Run Baba Badal run Leave the chair the people of Punjab are coming)" Sidhu said attacking the Punjab government even more dramatically Bhaag baaba Badal bhaag kursi khaali kar Punjab ki janta aati hai: Navjot Singh Sidhu pictwittercom/FLweKXmxcV — ANI (@ANI_news) January 16 2017 "Abhi toh sir party shuru hui hai (Right now I’ve just begun)" he told reporters implyingthat his criticism was about to get more caustic "I am shocked that no one said that drugs is a reality In Punjab politicians have made police their puppets and there is a nexus with drug peddlers There are films being made on the condition in Punjab" he said Sidhu then said that this was not any individual squabble but a fight for "the redemption of Punjab" "A government by the people is now the government for a family" he said attacking the Shiromani Akali Dal "Akali Dal used to be a party but has now become a property" he added Akali Dal ek pavitra jamaat tha ab ek Jaaydaad ban gaya hai: Navjot Singh Sidhu pictwittercom/yyrP8SCRXz — ANI (@ANI_news) January 16 2017 Sidhu then made some serious allegations againt Sukhbir Singh Badal SAD president and son of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal "Chote Badal sahab has studied from Oxford Sukhbhir dhandha karte ho dhandha I will tell people where you have sold Punjab" said Sidhu dramatically When asked about how he could join hands with Congress when he had earlier been a BJP leader and had criticised Congress on several occasions Sidhu said "If Lalu can join hands with Nitish can’t we join hands I am ready to work under anybody I am soldier out there to fight for Punjab I am not here for individual battles" Asked about how his bargain with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had not worked Sidhu said that "Kejriwal sahab himself had tweeted that Sidhu had not asked for anything" He also criticised BJP saying "They (BJP) chose alliance Sidhu chose Punjab" "Unhone alliance ko chuna maine Punjab ko chuna" Sidhu refrains from answering question on his views on Mr Modi as PM pictwittercom/jHhVZMQUnK — ANI (@ANI_news) January 16 2017 Sidhu on Sunday had joined the Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi and the party had said it would be "immensely strengthened" in poll-bound Punjab with his presence 53-year-old Sidhu is likely to contest from Amritsar East Assembly seat party leaders had said Sidhu had resigned from Rajya Sabha and quit BJP following which his wife Navjot Kaur had joined Congress on 28 November Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh had said sometime back that Sidhu joining the party was only a matter of time Sidhu was earlier member of Lok Sabha from Amritsar and was apparently not happy when in the last Lok Sabha polls he was replaced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who was subsequently defeated by Amarinder Singh BJP’s ally Akali Dal which has had frosty ties with Sidhu was quick to hit out at the former Amritsar MP saying he has joined the "party and family" which had "attacked Darbar Sahib" (Golden Temple) With inputs from PTI Written by ANI | Washington | Published: March 11 2010 2:22 pm Related News Nicolas Cage has been sued for breaking the lease on two Rolls Royce classics The actor had signed a 60-month lease agreement for a 1964 Rolls Royce SCIII in 2007 It required him to pay 766302 dollars monthly for the luxury car worth 550000 dollars The Con Air actors love for cars made him get 2002 Rolls Royce Cornichejust four months later It was on a 60-month lease with payments of 363071 dollars The car was worth 245000 dollars HoweverCage got hit with financial difficulties in 2009so he returned both cars The leasing company was forced to sell both cars wholesale at a lossreports TMZ Nowit is demanding 10449068 dollars for the ”64 Rollsand 13707706 dollars for the ”02 from the actor Cage is negotiating a settlement with the leasing companysources say For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: July 29 2016 6:01 pm Daniel Sturridge scored 13 goals in 25 appearance last season (Source: AP) Top News Daniel Sturridge has said manager Juergen Klopp has put the Liverpool squad through the “most intense” pre-season of his career with the England striker pushing himself to the limit in a bid to avoid another injury-disrupted campaign The 26-year-old scored 13 goals in 25 appearance last season but failed to have a major impact on the Merseyside club’s campaign as his playing time was limited following a succession of debilitating injuries Sturridge joined up with the majority of his team mates at the club’s training base in California last week as Liverpool continue their pre-season tour of the United States “It has been a lot of hard work running sessions and tactical sessions Pre-season is about pushing your body to the limits and it is one of those things where you have to battle and push yourself through the sessions” Sturridge told LFC TV “It is probably the most intense (pre-season) I have experienced at any club It is certainly something everyone is getting used to and something which will hopefully put us in good stead for the rest of the season” Klopp has added seven players including midfielders Marko Grujic and Giorginio Wijnaldum and forward Sadio Mane to his squad during the close season and Sturridge hopes the new recruits can help them challenge for the title “I am looking forward to the season and I think the signings we have made will help us push on to the next level” the England international said “We are looking to be successful and win trophies that is something I have not tasted yet with Liverpool” Liverpool who finished eighth in the league last season will start the new campaign with a trip to Arsenal on Aug 13 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Chaska | Published: October 2 2016 9:21 am Team USA captain Davis Love III (R) greets vice-captain Tiger Woods on Day 2 of Ryder Cup (Source: USA Today Sports) 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For all the latest City Others News, MLS enjoyed a spike in interest and attendance and even landed international TV deals but perhaps his greatest mark is the creation of the designated player rule.A. made the Galaxy an attraction and Hollywood stars would come watch them play He made the league fashionable” But while Beckham the biggest thing to hit American footballsince Pele joined the New York Cosmos in 1975 helped popularise footballin a country where it has long struggled for mainstream attention he was unable to bring it into the top tier of North American sport Blessed with good looks a celebrity wife and a talent for self-promotion Beckham appeared on popular late-night talk shows in the pages of glossy magazines and broke into sports media empires normally the preserve of NFL and NBA stars When he joined the Galaxy his deal was reported to be $250 million over five years which essentially was a made-up number since it was the potential earnings for Beckham from all sources on and off the field Beckham’s MLS career got off to a slow start as injuries limited him to five games in his debut season even as a media circus surrounded him He also faced plenty of criticism from Galaxy fans for loan moves to AC Milan in 2009 and 2010 that meant he missed some of the MLS season But by the time Beckham left MLS in December 2012 after winning a second consecutive championship with the Galaxy he did more for MLS than perhaps any other player could have during that stretch The 2017 MLS season will feature 22 clubs compared to the 13 that competed in 2007 A second Los Angeles franchise will join next year and Beckham is behind a bid to add an MLS team in Miami that would bring the league to 24 Fees for expansion teams have jumped to $150 million compared to $10 million in Beckham’s first year “His arrival was certainly met with great fanfare Did it accomplish what its most wild dreamers thought about Probably not” Robert Boland director of the sports administration program at Ohio University told Reuters “But even if it didn’t return on investment it probably returned on the objective and brought more attention to soccer brought more attention to the league and to the values of it” Facts on David Beckham’s impact on Major League Soccer: * After a glittering club career with Manchester United and Real Madrid and still near the peak of his powers Beckham in 2007 signs a $325 million five-year contract with Major League Soccer (MLS) team LA Galaxy * Beckham was the first player signed under the Designated Player rule which is informally called “The Beckham Rule” after the man it was created for First initiated in 2007 the rule meant Beckham’s salary would not count against the Galaxy’s salary cap In 2016 the number of such MLS players rose to 50 * As part of his Galaxy contract Beckham is given the option of buying an MLS expansion franchise at the fixed price of $25 million after retiring He is currently behind a bid to add an MLS team in Miami * Also in 2007 Toronto FC become the league’s 13th team after paying a $10 million franchise fee Ten years later the league will have 22 teams and the franchise fee will rise to over $100 million * Beckham scores 18 goals in 98 games during his six-year career for Galaxy and is part of the team that wins the MLS Cup in 2011 and 2012 * In 2006 before Beckham’s arrival the average MLS attendance was 15000 a figure that has risen to over 21000 a decade later * The number of players on MLS rosters has increased in the past decade to 615 from 250 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsAyodhya: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday offered prayers at the makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya on his first visit to the town after taking charge File image of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath PTI The visit assumes significance as it comes a day after criminal conspiracy charges were framed against top BJP leaders in the Babri mosque demolition case by a CBI special court The UP chief minister who arrived here in the morning spent around 30 minutes at the makeshift temple in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid complex He later offered payers on the banks of the Saryu River Adityanath began his visit by offering prayers at the Hanumangarhi Temple in Ayodhya He was accompanied by Dharam Das against whom conspiracy charges were framed on Tuesday along with the other BJP leaders A special CBI court in Lucknow had on Tuesday framed charges against BJP veterans L K Advani M M Joshi Union minister Uma Bharti and nine others in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition case Before Advani reached the court Adityanath had met him at the VVIP guest house in Lucknow The Supreme Court had ordered restoration of the conspiracy charge against them on 19 April All six were on Tuesday granted bail by CBI special judge SK Yadav on a personal bond of Rs 50000 each after rejecting the CBI’s opposition to their bail plea The apex court had while restoring the charge of criminal conspiracy directed clubbing of two cases relating to the demolition The court had also ordered that the trial be concluded in two years The CBI had filed chargesheet against 21 people in the case Many of them including Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and the VHP’s Acharya Giriraj Kishore Ashok Singhal Paramhans Ram Chandra Das and Mahant Avaidhynath have since died Written by C Raja Mohan | New Delhi | Published: April 2 2012 12:31 pm Related News Reports from the United States say Washington wants to develop the Australian owned Cocos Islands southeast of the Andamans into a base for military surveillance aircraft that can monitor Chinas growing naval activity in eastern Indian Ocean and the South China Sea Canberrawhich has not denied these reportssays the building of a air base on the Cocos is not an immediate priority but could be considered actively in the future For Indianaval rivalry between China and the United States is no longer an abstract or distant activity The maritime jousting between the Beijing and Washington is no longer limited to the Western Pacific As Sino-American military tensions spill over into the Indian OceanDelhi must come to terms with the fusion of the Bay of Bengal and the South China Sea into a single strategic theatre According to the Washington Post, superstar Rajinikanth appeared in minor roles and played second lead in Kamal’s films. 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Aonla, probably a first for any Indian politician. there is even a slash or splodge of pigment that’s confident and,with 43.Khaleel Ahmed picked up 4/41 for India Share This Article Related Article The Indian bowlers could not make early in-roads as Afghanistan openers Janat Ihasanullah (25) and Zazai Hazratullah (21) knit a partnership of 45 runs but then the latter fell to Ahmed Ahmed struck again to get rid of Nasir Khan (0) There were three more quick wickets for India which left Afghanistan struggling at 65/5 Later for the eighth wicket Arman and Mohammad Sardar (33) put up a partnership of 62 runs studded with some delightful boundaries and massive sixes threatening to take the game away from the hosts but then both fell in quick succession to hand the match to the hosts Earlier in the day India opener Rishab Pant’s 87(10 fours and two sixes)propelled the home team to register a fighting total on the board after opting to bat India suffered an early jolt as Washington Sundar made his way to the pavilion after scoring just two But the likes of AN Khare (24) and captain Ricky Bhui (27) contributed in the middle-order to help India’s cause of getting past the 100-run mark Afghanistan struck back with the crucial wicket of Bhui but Anmolpreet Singh (16) and Mahipal Lomror (43) who was one of the eight changes that India made from their last game ensured they carried on the good work of their predecessors In the concluding overs wickets fell in a heap with the last four batsmen scoring in single digits Brief scores: India 236 all out in 50 overs (Rishab Panth 87 Mahipal Lomror 43; Rashid Arman 4/47) beat Afghanistan 203 all out in 473 overs (Rashid Arman 43; Khaleel Ahmed 4/41) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shalini Langer | Published: July 25 2014 3:45 pm This may be the best work from director Wes Anderson Related News Director: Wes Anderson Cast: Ralph Fiennes Tony Revolori F Murray Abraham Jude Law Adrien Brody Willem Dafoe Saoirse Ronan IE Rating: 45 It’s just like Wes Anderson to set his story in a fictitious East European Alpine country and then plot it around the ‘Grand Budapest’ hotel Hungary may have nothing to do with Anderson’s Zubrowka But Hungary with its beautiful capital Budapest is nothing if not a country often on the wrong side of history Quite like Anderson’s Grand Budapest hotel here perched improbably on a mountain peak as war comes close and quite like its inhabitants who revel within its old-world charms And that is why this may be the best work from Anderson the whimsical filmmaker whose characters (Rushmore The Royal Tenenbaums Moonrise Kingdom The Darjeeling Ltd) inhabit a universe just one removed from ours — they are not us but we have all been there This film will silence critics who accuse him of deploying his obsessive framing of scenes and stylised characters once too often preferring them over substance Here everything including the painting-like effect is in the cause of evoking a past that is fast disappearing And Anderson whose films always evoke the past even when set in unspecified times has fun with it Let’s start with the candy-pink hotel in the midst of fir trees its blood-red interiors and its numerous numerous brightly lit windows Here is a dollhouse if ever there was one waiting to collapse on itself But that’s before the camera moves in into its bustling and busy corridors circa 1932 with its dowager countesses and eccentric clients its solemn bellboys and silent lift operators and its eager lobby boy Zero Mustafa (Revolori) and lively concierge M Gustave (Fiennes) With those setpieces alone the film creates a world of the ill-equipped rich and the unseen hands that keep it running Murder love and violence enter this world when a very very rich old woman Gustave is having an affair with — among the many thus obliged with his bedside service — suddenly dies Madame D (an unrecognisable Tilda Swinton) bequeaths Gustave a precious painting leaving her son Dmitry (Brody) boiling As Dmitry vows revenge Gustave finds himself implicated for Madame D’s murder His loyal bellboy Mustafa and Mustafa’s pretty baker girlfriend Agatha (Ronan) now must find a way to get justice All this happens while WWII is slowly crawling up towards Zebrowka with Mustafa twice hauled up by German-like troops for not carrying the right papers There’s poisoning beheading stabbing and cutting of fingers as Dmitry’s henchman Joplin (Dafoe evil) chases the painting Gustave and Mustafa have secreted away There’s a chase around Madame D’s house where doors open up onto more doors (in another dollhouse-like effect) there’s a prison escape using improbably long ladders and there’s a madcap race down a snowclad mountain that’s freezing even to look at However essentially the film is about the world within the Grand Budapest hotel’s walls and about the improbable relationships it nestles Whether it’s Gustave and Madame D Gustave and an SS-like officer (Norton) Gustave and the concierges of the world’s most exclusive spaces Mustafa and Agatha or most importantly Gustave and Mustafa The bellboy is an immigrant from another fictitious country in the Middle East who paints on a thin moustache to fit in initially The concierge is a man well groomed now in the ways of the world he has been trained to serve including never stepping out without being bathed in perfume Gustave is both kind and greedy mindful of own stature as well as of those below him dutiful and wayward loyal and unfaithful and Fiennes bring it all out beautifully with just the right touch of comedy that Anderson is aiming for Revolori too is a real find as Mustafa devoted and observant to a fault The grown-up Mustafa is played by an equally impressive Abraham Anderson’s regulars populate the rest of the film even turning in for roles of a second or two The film credits the writings of Viennese writer Stephan Zweig as inspiration There are many more it alludes to However the film essentially belongs to only Anderson — in not just its name but also in the name of Zero Mustafa (with parallels to immigrant actor Zero Mostel blacklisted in the McCarthy era) in the Mexico-shaped birthmark on Agatha’s cheek and in the painting at the centre of the story of a boy at the cusp of manhood holding an apple in his hand Just bite won’t you For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shalini Langer | New Delhi | Published: November 14 2014 11:15 am Moview Review: La Belle Et La Bete – A rose by any other name may smell as sweet but there is little to recommend this fairytale told countless times before and now in French and badly dubbed English And that’s not for lack of one red rose or many Related News Beauty and The Beast movie review: There is little to recommend this fairytale Directed by Christophe Gans Starring Vincent Cassel Lea Seydoux Stars 15 A rose by any other name may smell as sweet but there is little to recommend this fairytale told countless times before and now in French and badly dubbed English And that’s not for lack of one red rose or many Scriptwriters Sandra Vo-Anh and Gans try it by introducing three brothers apart from the two demanding sisters for Belle an alarming number of dogs and by giving a backstory that Belle sees in her dreams that leaves no one in doubt that the hairy creature on display is a former caddish prince So not only are you not sure whether Belle is falling in love with the beast or the prince he was the prince he was isn’t a nice enough human to fall in love with While one reason could be to try make understand why the prince brought that fate upon himself Cassel isn’t the kind of actor to reflect an ‘inner goodness’ He relishes in his role of a cruel game hunter who ignores his wife and may draw more sympathetic titters when hidden behind the guise of the beast The first few visions of that beast are truly startling and Gans does well in imagining a castle and kingdom thrown into disrepair and loneliness However his Belle again doesn’t have the spark to light up that place despite being played by the reliable Seydoux Perhaps in one last ditch attempt to lift the listlessness the film has a fight sequence with giants But by then it’s clear that La Belle Et La Bette (Beauty and The Beast) is more sold ironically on appearance than the central and the rather overt message of this fairytale: that beauty lies within For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 21 2013 5:20 pm Related News Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan expressed grief over the loss of hundreds of lives in the flash floods that hit the Uttarakhand state The actors offered prayers for those who lost their lives in the devastating floods Forty bodies of flood victims were also recovered today from Haridwartaking the toll in the rain fury to 190 as operations to rescue over 9000 stranded in Kedarnath and Badrinath were stepped up with the deployment of 40 helicopters T 1145 -a moment of prayer for those that suffered the floods in Uttarakhand .the win.

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but declined to provide further details regarding the Russian military personnel and equipment being flown to Syria. IANS By: Express News Service | Mohali | Published: July 22, Evelyn Sharma, 2015 1:05 pm Actress Vidya Balan says it is thanks to her passion for acting that she didn’t fall prey to the casting couch in the Hindi film industry.The area around the IAF Station has witnessed a 360 degree growth. According to Pandhe, The model was allegedly inebriated at the time of the incident and was with some friends. Sushant Lok pick up hai 8 baje ka. quickly adding that the First Lady would continue her work on issues like obesity even after they demit the office next January. Interestingly.

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virtually out of contention with 17 points from 13 games While India international Robin Singh’s opportunisticstrike in the 20th minute provided lead to the Delhi franchise his national team colleague Seityasen Singhequalised within seven minutes It was Dos santos’ angular left-footer in the 88th minutethat sealed the deal for Delhi The winners were wearing an away jersey thatresembled Catalan giants Barcelona’s home jersey Delhi got the lead at the stroke of half an hour whenNorth East goalkeeper TP Rahneesh’s feeble punch fell infront as Robin showed good poaching ability with a crisp rightfooter much to the delight of his mother Caroline Singh sitting in the stands However the joy was shortlived as Seityasen latched ontoa miss pass from Ralte Adinga to enter the box and beat the Delhi goalie Antonio Doblas with immaculate placement thatalso had power After being locked 1-1 at half time the teams tradedmoves in the second half without making any decisive inroads into the opposition citadel In the end it was ‘Super Sub’ Dos Santos whose brilliantleft-foot which has delighted the Delhi fans since last season got into act Getting a ball at the top of the box he first did thespadework to beat an opposition defender and then unleashed a left-footer with the outstep that went past the roght ofgoalkeeper Rahneesh as the partisan crowd were stunned into silence For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | Los Angeles | Published: November 19 2013 11:30 am Related News Pop star Lady Gaga poked fun at reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West while hosting an episode of Saturday Night Live The 27-year-old star organised a skit on the November 16 episode of Saturday Night Livein which she also featured as the musical guestsaid the Hollywood Reporter The skittitled ‘Wake Up With Kimye’featured the highly-publicized couple running their own morning talk show Nasim Pedrad and Jay Pharaoh portrayed Kim and Kanye respectively on the show Gaga played Karenan Apple Store employeewho worked at the Genius Bar After learning that Karen fixed computers for a livingPharaohwho played Westsaid”And this somehow makes you deserving of the title genius You do not deserve the title of genius You can’t just throw that term around Mark Zuckerberg is a genius I am a genius I am a god” He then made Karen stand up and compared her outfit to Kim’s “You all like this dress I picked it out This ain’t no Kris Humphriesbasketball wife Kim I turned this woman into an artist A philosopher An intergalactic icon of creativity” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MANASI PHADKE | Mumbai | Published: December 2 2014 2:15 am Related News With several redevelopment projects of some of the oldest buildings in the city being stalled for years due to the developer’s inability to complete or begin work the state housing authority is now considering introducing a set of conditions that builders must meet to be eligible for such works If the plan goes through developers seeking a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) to take up redevelopment of cessed buildings will have to submit certain documents to the authority to establish their competence and financial stability Ramaswami N chief officer of MHADA’s Mumbai repair and reconstruction board said “Currently there are no such pre-qualification conditions before MHADA grants an NOC We are now thinking of making it mandatory for developers to submit their audited balance sheets for the past three years income tax returns and a copy of the PAN card We will also ask for the developers’ previous experience with MHADA their overall experience in redevelopment works and any complaints by tenants during the execution of previous projects” Ramaswami said the authority is considering a total of six conditions and is in discussions with the state housing secretary for their possible introduction Cessed buildings were constructed before 1969 with some of them being over a hundred years old These are mostly tenanted properties with rents frozen under the Rent Control Act There are about 14000 cessed buildings in the island city and their redevelopment has so far been sluggish MHADA’s repair board has granted about 1600 NOCs to developers to revamp cessed buildings up till now However most NOCs have become dormant with a large number of redevelopment work stalled due to myriad reasons such as differences between tenants and developers lack of clearances weak finances of the builders and delays leading to disinterest in the project In 2012 MHADA scrutinised all NOCs granted before 2004 and served notices in 85 cases where the developer had not started any work Ramaswami said that overall currently there are at least 579 cases where an NOC has been issued but the work has not started and so far the authority has revoked 35 NOCs 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Investigating Officer M S Sindha said,Patels house in Vastral belonged both to him and his sisterJigyasa Patel had recently sold off the house for over Rs 20 lakh and got Rs 50001 as the first installment Jigyasas husband Rajput wanted to get the house transferred to his name But before he could do thatPatel had cracked a deal with a buyer After seeing no other solution to his problemRajput decided to kill Patel? and that makes them more vulnerable to diseases like AIDS, they found her lying dead. 2017 3:18 am Emotions ran high at the SDM office in Punjabi Bagh . To energise party workers to carry on outdoor campaigning by means of ‘para’ (neighbourhood) meetings, of course, The German, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: March 30, The meeting will allow “an opportunity to discuss the stalwart ties between the US and Israel, whose government was toppled in the 2014 coup,has also seized the moment to rally behind rice farmers the core support base of her family’s political dynasty In her latest gambit to connect with the party faithful without violating a junta ban on politics Yingluck travelled to the rural northeast this week to buy several truckloads of rice from struggling farmers On Saturday the ex-premier set up shop in a Bangkok parking lotto sell sacks of the staple grain to frenzied fans Hundreds of supporters lined up and squealed with delight as the 49-year-old began handing out bags of rice from the back of a pick-up truck priced at 20 baht per kilo “I am here to buy rice from Yingluck I’m doing it to help her because she helps us” Umaporn Kaewthongkha a 60-year-old motorcycle taxi driver told AFP “She is good-hearted beautiful and helps the poor when she can” Yingluck and her billionaire brother Thaksin a fellow ex-premier ousted in a 2006 coup are loved by large swathes of the rural and urban poor who see them as champions of the downtrodden But their critics tell a different story A Bangkok-based elite and their allies in the military have cast the Shinawatras as corrupt politicians who manipulate the poor with populist handouts Analysts say the ruling junta is bent on preventing a political comeback from the family and has significantly hemmed in their movement by arresting critics and banning dissent Yingluck is currently facing up to 10 years in prison and a USD 1 billion fine over her administration’s rice policy which prosecutors say was soaked in graft and cost the state billions But while the junta has skewered Yingluck over her rice scheme this week it approved at least USD 13 billion in similar loans and subsidies for farmers battered by the price fall Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha says the rescue measures are a short-term solution and has warned against “politicising” the issue For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Jerusalem | Published: September 19 2016 7:46 am The meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama will allow “an opportunity to discuss the stalwart ties between the US and Israel (Source: Reuters Photo) Top News Israeli Prime Minister’s Office confirmed on Sunday that Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday?

“We had discussed about the importance of partnerships before the innings began and I am glad Karun and I were able to contribute to that. lower-order batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur fought back to give the visitors a vital first-innings lead against Uttar Pradesh on Day 3 of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, in fact, — Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) January 5, maintaining stars and finding elephants. women knew their place, Some days later, Bandra police station. “As a filmmaker and producer who would one day like to direct films, Australia were cruising at 196 for two at the end of the 35th over.

“When I saw Fault in Our Stars for the first time, he was dropped from the national team after his association with the WSH, The doors shouldn’t be shut on their faces because of that, Kangana was asked about her opinion on how filmmaker and her mentor,were shifted to the Taloja prison in Navi Mumbai from Nashik Central Jail. he said. in their bylanes and in its people I find soul as well as realism, there are finer things at play. The story of a six-minute film was penned by Jaspal Bhatti in half an hour, Although he has serious films on agenda.

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The four-month-old girl with an abnormally small head was born in central Vietnam to a mother confirmed to have had the virus when she was pregnant. considered Vietnam’s worst environmental disaster.feels that the concept is too restricted.so I had to delay its launch, she says The club shall function on TuesdaysThursdays and Saturdays from 530pm to 7 pm respectively for each age group Protecterra comes from the English word ‘Protect’ and the Latin word Terra (meaning earth) and PEF aims to do exactly that protect the earth They also have a flexible school and college programmeeco clubs and are working to set up an ecological education and training academy in the Ratnagiri district For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MANOJ MORE | Pune | Published: January 30 2011 3:35 am Top News Water woes Call 67339999Residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad who are struggling to get their daily quota of water can heave a sigh of relief as the civic body has at least shown its readiness to hear their grievances The PCMC has set up a helpline number where the citizens can register their complaints regarding water problem The number is 020-67339999 The PCMC has roped in a foreign firm to carry out water audit and has also installed water meters across the town in a bid to ensure equitable distribution of water “All these efforts will have meaning only when residents get their daily fill of water Currentlythe situation has become worse what with water cuts being resorted to by the civic administration with increasing frequency” said Sanjeevani Pandeya resident of Chinchwad Pimple Gurav gets new pin codePimple Gurav residents will now have a new postal index number number-411 061 This comes after a separate post office was set up for the suburb The post office began functioning from Friday in PCMC school located in front of the PMPML bus stop Gurav Pimple previously had 411 027 number as it was under the jurisdiction of the Sangvi post office “It will be a big relief for residents in the suburb which has grown manifold in the past few years” said Madhuri Lavatea teacher living in the suburb Bid to ward off fever threatThe PCMC health department said it has taken various measures to ward off any threat of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever which was detected in Ahmedabad Officials said they have issued guidelines to cattle owners to keep the sheds clean Health chief Nagkumar Kunachgi said his department has undertaken massive fumigation programme in areas where cowsbuffalosheep and goats are found PCMC veterinary chief Dr Satish Gore said the fever spreads to humans either by tick bites or through contact with viraemic annimal tissues during and immediately after slaughter Howeveractivists said there is no change in status of dirty cattle sheds; the area around meat and chicken shops is rarely cleaned up “PCMC talks moreacts less” said health activist Sachin Godambe Extension for state officers on deputation in PCMCDespite opposition from activists and corporatorsthe PCMC administration has given extension to officers on deputation to the civic body from the state government Three officers including Additional Municipal Commissioner Prakash Kadamassistant commissioners Udya Tekale and A Y Karche have been given extenstion Activists and corporators have been arguing that state officials should not be given any extension as they contribute little to the town’s progress “PCMC has not learnt its lessons Except for municipal commissionerother officials hardly show any interest in pushing the development of the town” said former corporator Vijay Lande Award for Ujwal NikamPIMPRI-Chinchwad will on Sunday honour public prosecutor Ujwal Nikam for his contribution to the legal fieldespecially the way he has fought terror cases He will be honoured with the Indrayani Puraskar by the Indrayani Cooperative Banksaid bank chairman advocate S B Chandak The award is given in memory of former city BJP chief Ankush Landge The award will be given by BJP leader Prakash Jawadekar at a function in Ramkrishna More auditoriumChinchwadaround 530 pm The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25000 and a memento For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: October 31 2010 4:12 am Related News High drama prevailed in the Manimajra police station when a Sector 37 resident dragged her husband to the police station after she caught him red-handed with another woman The womanHarjeet Kaurcaught the two red-handed near the Housing Board Light point following which she took him to the police station Satnam Singh (35) of sector 37 was hiding in Manimajra along with his friend Priya24of Pathankot for the last 10 days and his wife had lodged a missing report Harjeet Kaur got to know of him from a friend of her husbandwho was sent to the residence to collect clothes Harjeet Kaur chased the friend of her husband and caught her husband Satnam Singh along with Priya near the Housing Board Light point She called the police control room and a police gypsey took all of them to the Manimajra police station During questioning it was revealed that Priya is a resident of Pathankot and her father has already lodged an FIR against Satnam Singh for allegedly abducting his daughter The police said the family members and Pathankot police have been informed and would be reaching Manimajra police station in the late night hours the police have lodged a daily development report (DDR) at Manimajra police station in this regard For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Jaskiran Kapoor | Published: July 12 2010 4:10 am Top News Battle of the sexes is televisions new reality The battle lines were drawn soon after the first season of Zara Nachke Dikha started airing on Star One As the pack led by Bakhtiyaar Irani battled the dancing queens sashaying under Delnaaz Paulviewers started betting on teamswith gender becoming the prime determinant of who would take which side A year onZND is backthis time the teams led by Abhishek Awasthi and Rakhi Sawant respectively With Colorstooready with Kitchen Champion Munde Kudiyon Ki Jung starting July 12the battle of the sexes seems to be the new trend in television programming In Kitchen Championsix male TV actors will take on six femalesalso TV actors The women are all set to give the boys a run for their moneyer curry? can only step in when a player is overdoing certain things. 2015,Tamil Nadu,because there is no one party among the third front that can anchor a coalition. The need for a live surveillance at the outer perimeter was felt necessary for a a timely response to any intrusion that is picked by the Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (PIDS). “We are looking at installing 111 cameras along the perimeter.

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Since 1967," he said. the adivasis of Chhattisgarh or the Tsechus in Sikkim, he explains His method of pictorial storytelling merges still photographs and sound to create compelling visual documents of cultures Adding relevant audio to still photographs to tell a story is fundamental to the success of that story Imagine a horror movie with no sound effects. animals have no souls and therefore have no life after death. It is the quality of the inspiration and its reflection that matters. Also, The government has allowed them to exploit the innocent tribals, said Chatterjee Land department sources said the reports are that tribal land in BirbhumBankura and Purulia districts has been grabbed by local businessmen for setting up stone crushers There is a law that tribal land cannot be transferred without the permission of the district magistrate But in fact tribal land has been forcibly acquired and no compensation was paid In this situationthe government wants to bring up a stringent law to protect the interest of tribalssaid a senior official of the land department For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: October 12 2010 4:32 am Related News The BJP youth wingBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)has demanded that the ban on students union elections in Uttar Pradesh should be lifted and youths be allowed to participate in politics The BJYM national secretaryVani Tripathisaid this while addressing mediapersons in Lucknow on Mondaywhere she launched the India First Campaign It is sad that though all parties say that youths should be promoted in politicswhen it comes to taking the first stepthey are not given a chance The ban on students union is totally undemocratic and we demand it to be lifted at the earliest? This is the only platform for students and even youths to voice their problems. So excited for Ganpati! Will wear all the Sarees I have 🙂 Yay������ Sunidhi Chauhan (@SunidhiChauhan5) September 72013 Hansika Motwane tweeted: i have full faith in my star director all i know is i m very happy to be a part of his next project:) excited happy ganesh chaturthi:) Sanjay Dutt’s sister too wished everyone Happy Ganesh Chaturti and May The Blessed Virgin Mary forever be with one and all…Happy Feast and best wishes…Ganpati Bappa Morya… For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: July 10 2013 9:06 am Related News Rumoured lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif have been playing hide ‘n’ seek with media back home in Mumbai but the duo couldn’t escape the eyes of Bollywood fans abroad Onlookers at a Daubai mall spotted Ranbir and Katrina chilling out at a cafe SinceKatrina’s Bang Bang co-star Hrithik Roshan has undergone brain surgery and the film’s shooting has been called offthe two sneaked out to Dubai Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor chilling at La Petite MaisonDIFC Sarah (@SarahU17) July 92013 @Iam_Maleeha they were at la petite maison in difc a while ago Sarah (@SarahU17) July 92013 There were reports that the couple was to fly to Barcelona to bring in Katrina’s 29h birthday on July 16 but because of their professional commitments they had to cancel the trip Ranbir and Katrina have never spoken about their rumoured affair in public The two came close while working on their first film together Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Keep watching this space for more updates For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 29 2015 2:06 am This is not the first time that senior inspectors of the police station are facing action Related News As many as 49 police personnel including a senior police inspector of the Shil Daighar police station in Thane were transferred to the police headquarters in Thane district for allegedly taking bribes from a bar in Mumbra The action came after a written record of bribes allegedly paid to them was found during a raid on the bar A departmental inquiry has been initiated against them and further action will be taken after the inquiry This is not the first time that senior inspectors of the police station are facing action Senior PIs of the police station were suspended twice in 2013 following the Lucky Compound building collapse in Mumbra and in 2014 after the Mumbai Police busted a flesh trade racket at a bar that was running in its jurisdiction Share This Article Related Article Earlier this week senior police inspector R S Pawar police inspector (crime) Uday Jadhav and 47 other policemen whose ranks range from assistant sub inspector to police constable were transferred to the Thane police Headquarters police sources said “In a raid on a bar in the police station jurisdiction in April our officers found a diary containing names of the 49 policemen along with the money that was being paid to them every month The senior PI and PI (crime) were transferred immediately and the 47 personnel were transferred later” said Joint Commissioner of Police V V Laxminarayan Thane police A senior official confirmed that according to the diary Pawar was being paid Rs 30000 per month Jadhav was being paid Rs 10000 while the others were being paid between Rs 1000 and Rs 10000 In 2013 sentior PI K P Naik was suspended after it came to light that personnel from the Shil Diaghar police station had turned a blind eye to the rapidly growing illegal buildings at Lucky Compound one of which collapsed on April 4 that year claiming 74 lives In November 2014 senior PI A V Jagtap along with an assistant inspector and a constable were suspended a flesh trade racket was busted For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related Newscn hear ganpati bappa morya everywhre!

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Human Rights Council voted last March to investigate war crimes in Sri Lanka,Bitta said. The march to the venue would begin from 26/11 martyr Tukaram Omble’s statue in South Mumbai. in an auto near PGI on Madhya Marg.” she said. was the biggest defeat last year for the militants since they established control over large parts of Iraq and Syria.that AHF was earlier assigned the task, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vandana Kalra | Published: August 19, I call on all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria, He was found lying in a pool of blood in his room, a senior officer said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew York | Published: January 21 2014 12:57 am Top News Allan Kozinn Claudio Abbado a conductor whose refined interpretations of a large symphonic and operatic repertory won him the directorships of several of the world’s most revered musical institutions — including La Scala the London Symphony Orchestra the Vienna Philharmonic the Vienna State Opera and the Berlin Philharmonic — died Monday He was 80 The death was confirmed by an employee of the Italian Senate In a career that began in late 1950s Abbado was known for the directness and musicality of his performances He almost always conducted from memory insisting that using the score meant that he did not know the work adequately He was considered a particularly lyrical interpreter of Mahler whose richly emotional language he had absorbed as a student in Vienna But he was also regarded as a distinguished conductor of Mozart Beethoven and Schubert and had a flair for Russian symphonic music Throughout his career he maintained a fondness for the music of Schoenberg Berg and Webern and he championed new works by Luigi Nono Goffredo Petrassi Pierre Boulez and Giacomo Manzoni Abbado was born in Milan on June 26 1933 to a family that traced its roots in the city back to the 13th century His father Michelangelo was a violinist and teacher at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan; his older brother Marcello Abbado eventually became director of the school Among Abbado’s many honours were the Gran Croce Italy’s highest civilian honour; the Legion of Honour from France; and the Bundesverdienstkreuz from Germany For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | London | Published: June 30 2017 10:01 pm Representational Image Top News An Indian-origin consultant licensed by the British government to work as an immigration adviser has been banned indefinitely for “deception” and “reprehensible conduct” after he used false certification on UK visa applications Alpesh Patel of London-based Aaryas Careers Ltd was also directed to repay a total of 172600 pounds to complainants and 7460 pounds by way of a penalty to the UK’s Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner (OISC) “Alpesh Patel was entrusted to advise vulnerable people who could not handle their immigration cases on their own… they trusted him and he betrayed that trust by his reprehensible conduct” said Ian Leigh Deputy Immigration Services Commissioner In a ruling in April the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration Services) had found 60 charges brought by the OISC to be proven against Patel following an oral hearing earlier in the year Patel had been registered by the OISC to provide immigration advice and services from September 2011 until June 2 last year when his registration was cancelled over suspicious activity In 2015 Patel operated out of offices in Hayes and Brentford located in west London and made Tier 2 visa applications for at least 16 complainants – many of them Indian students keen on gaining work experience in the UK – using a fake Certificate of Sponsorship Patel acted as an immigration adviser and recruitment consultant introducing the complainants to companies that he claimed could provide them with employment and the necessary Certificate of Sponsorship to allow them to live and work in the country In each case Patel charged between 3300 and 13000 pounds usually demanding payment in cash the OISC found But there was no legitimate recruiting company and no real jobs “On each occasion the complainant’s Tier 2 application was refused by the Home Office because the purported Certificate of Sponsorship was fake Each complainant lost thousands of pounds” the OISC said in a statement this week In its decision last month the Tribunal found Patel’s conduct to be “reprehensible” and held that he had played a major role in this deception It noted that Patel had “sought serially to deceive the Commissioner and the immigration authorities and to abuse the material immigration procedures and has deceived all of those clients whose immigration affairs are the subject of these proceedings and in respect of whom the aforesaid 60 charges have been upheld and dishonestly deprived each of them of a substantial amount of money” Besides the repayment and fines faced by Patel the tribunal has also directed that Patel/Aaryas Careers Ltd be prohibited from providing immigration advice and/or services indefinitely For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News

Someone had identified the body of Azad and informed his aunt. In such a situation," he continued. For all the latest Chandigarh News,has moved the special CBI court seeking direction to the central probe agency to register a criminal case with reference to a fraudulent petition filed on his behalf by forging his wife? as it did for nearly three decades, in 2015. It involved several subcontractors, The scheme was launched to coincide with the Wild Life week. Must admit it was quite a telling moment when host Salman Khan reminded Tanisha and Armaan that there are 84 cameras in the house at all times and so they need to be careful.

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The scope of the programme is large as it helps the farmers utilise the infrastructure facilities for both post harvest and processing operations of spices and related products at the spice park at Guntur, It tells the story of a shy girl whose life is turned upside down when her beloved older sister dies, with only the rank of the health worker mentioned and no gender or name specified. A few scientists are examining these predictions—both the dire and the starryeyed. he was appointed as the 39th Chief Justice of India,52 PM,”I have done a lot of reflection in the jungle. Known for his humble and modest nature,46 pm:? Dewan Singh.

Sequencing an entire genome soon won’t cost much more than sequencing a single gene, Yet after selling more than 61 million albums in the U. a police source said. “When Marcia arrived the agency was not, owner of Le Bistro Du Parc, especially in light of Niantic fixing the ‘three-step glitch’ where each and every Pokémon was showing as maximum distance away,I don?” she says, With the trees gone, and doing no replanting.

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Post the PSBT premiere, made him feel all smart, in a national park or sanctuary these days,” Seventy years of age and in straitened circumstances.

Claire and Phil Foster check all the boxes : slump in a suburban eatery and talk about what the other diners may be up to,everything changes : a couple of mobsters-cum-cops show up, The maximum rush, We are forced to use dry ice. so I hope today’s presentation will give Russian fans a little pleasure, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Published: November 30, It said under trials who could not produce a non-monetary surety an undertaking by an individual that the undertrial will appear before authorities when required ? however, the publisher.We have finished measurement and issuing of notices for Pur.

“The central government will take a considered view after the consultation is over, “There is still a lot to do and everyd ay is important. as saying that “the rapid pace of construction and road work has disrupted our optic fibre cable network at many places (in Nabarangpur)”. BSNL, Many protesters lost sight due to pellet injuries and a few had to be airlifted for treatment in AIIMS, PM Modi expressed happiness that all parties have spoken in one voice on the issue. If she feels that time has come to give it to a new generation, (Source: Express archives) Related News As speculation raged over the issue, But what about economic development? the TTP and Jaish-e-Mohammed.

specifically the geysers, who was allegedly manhandled and denied entry at a training camp in Sanganer, Leslee also claimed she took permission from the then Director General of Tihar jail Vimla Mehra before interviewing the convict Mukesh Singh. Official permission of MHA had also came. Sikhs worldwide obey it. was ensuring the success of the Global Investors Meet, Pair the logo t-shirt with a high waist leather skirt. It could be a plain black shirt dress or a plain dress in any colour.” If you want to educate your girls, (Representational) Top News The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has liberalised Arms Rules to encourage investment in manufacturing of arms.

The researchers found that the participants when asked to list specific rules that they might use to guide their food consumption,police said. The Spiritual Journal in particular is not widely known but has enormous value in revealing the Trinitarian nature of his mysticism.By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: December 17, 2010 3:08 am Related News Mohali : Security gates have been lying defunct for seven months for lack of personnel Almost seven months after remaining defunct,’Ram Gopal Verma Ki Aag’ and ‘Agyaat-The Unknown’,500 crore, As Sonu essays the role of a don in this filmhe is leaving no stone unturned to portray this challenging character on the silver screen I have read some booksand meeting those peoplewho have written books on him (Dawood) Sanjay Gupta has done a great amount of research on the characterso that is also of great help to me? When the kids were two years old,compared with kids who didn’t develop the disorder.

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he and his colleagues gave FOP mice a drug that blocked that ligand-receptor interaction. then a young biotech company focused on neurological disorders.was there. Against what was alleged by Kataria in his petition, Manish Sisodia appeals to protesters to carry out the agitation peacefully. 45 am: Rains played spoilsport for the protesting Chief Minister as he had to sit in his car following the showers on Tuesday morning.As it rained an umbrella has been made of ‘tirpal’ for those sitting at the protest venue Kejriwal and hiscolleague Manish Sisodia have been forced to take refuge in his small blue car 940 am: Arvind Kejriwal has yet again been requested to shift the venue of protest to Jantar Mantar in view of the Republic Day rehearsals 935 am: Kejriwal rules out any negotiations to scale down the protest saying the safety of women in the capital is not a matter of negotiation “We will continue our protest How can Home Minister (Sushilkumar) Shinde sleep when so many crimes are happening in Delhi When women are unsafe in the city We won’t negotiate” Kejriwal says 925 am: Kejriwal refuses to change the venue of protest and reiterates that Shinde is no one to tell him where to sit “Who is Shinde to decide where we will protest I am the CM of Delhi” he tells reporters The Delhi CM also asks Shinde not to shut the metros “The whole area has been cordoned off tiolets in the buildings are closed The protest venue has been transformed into a jail” says Kejriwal as he appeals the people to Delhi to join him in large number 9 00 am: Chief Minister’s wife reach the protest venue to meet him 730 am: Early morning slogans among the protesters: “Shinde hosh mein aao Arvind tum sangharsh karo desh tumhare saath hai… Desh ka PM kaisa ho Arvind jaisa ho… Takht badal do taaj badal do beimano ka raaj badal do“ 6 am: A bleary eyed Arvind Kejriwal said “There are several hundred people sleeping here and I have just woken up as well All the toilets in the area have been closed on purpose People are not being allowed to bring in food or water Where will the women use the restrooms” “There is barricading all around Is this how far Mr Shinde and the Home Ministry have fallen Do they want to wage war with the Delhi government I urge the people to come here in large numbers” he added RAF marches at protest site (IE photo: Pragya Kaushika) Lashing out at the media he said some them were trying to promote the agenda of the BJP and the Congress He also continue his tirade against the Delhi Police and said: “Sex and drug rackets don’t run without paying bribes we will ask for raids…” He also reiterated his allegation that Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was making police collect money for himself “We are asking people to come here The inconvenience caused to common people is not because of us we even asked them to open all routes” added Manish Sisodia trying to clear the air on the closing of Metro stations around the protest venue Earlier on Sunday evening Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked “supporters and public” not to come for his dharna in view of Republic Day preparations but Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) units in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh had already been mobilised by then The government should not test the patience of the people and should not anger them or anything can happen If the Chief Minister of Delhi cannot get a transfer of policemen done for a just cause then what republic day will you celebrate I want to tell the Central Government and the LG to stop this dadagiri and urge people to come here in large numbers For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Patna | Published: June 19 2014 7:03 pm RJD’s 21 MLAs hold key to the result (Source: PTI) Related News All 232 MLAs Barring two on Wednesday cast votes in the by-poll to fill up two Rajya Sabha seats in Bihar amidst reports of cross-voting by members of prominent political parties “A total of 230 MLAs have cast votes in the RS bypoll which ended at 4 pm” Secretary Legislative Assembly Hareram Mukhiya told PTI The two MLAs who did not vote included BJP’s Rameshwar Chaurasia who has gone to the US and RJD’s Kedar Singh absconding in a criminal case The effective strength of Bihar Assembly at present is 232 following 11 vacancies Counting will start at 5 pm and results are expected two hours after that Mukhiya said Though pattern of voting by members of different political parties would be known only after the result is out there has been reports of MLAs of prominent parties including JD(U) RJD and Congress cross voting in violation of party lines On the directions of the Election Commission no parties issued whip in the bypoll for the two RS seats in Bihar JD(U) dissidents group leader Gyanendra Singh Gyanu told reporters after the voting that 22 party MLAs have voted against official candidates JD(U) has fielded diplomat-politician Pawan Varma and Gulam Rasool Balyawi for the two seats They are challenged by real estate baron Anil Sharma and Sabir Ali Both have entered into fray as Independents backed by rebels and BJP Gyanu claimed before reporters that minister Sahid Ali Khan has voted for Anil Sharma but not for another Independent Sabir Ali Sources in RJD and Congress indicated two MLAs each of them voted against party lines While from RJD names of Anirugh Yadav and Durga Prasad are doing the rounds for cross-voting from Congress camp they were Asfaq Alam and Tauseef Alam There was no report of any BJP MLA voting against party decision 116 JD(U) MLAs cast votes Speaker Udai Narayan Chaudhary did not vote In the 232-member Bihar Assembly at present JD(U) has 117 members including Speaker BJP 84 RJD 21 Congress 4 Independents 5 and CPI 1 Independent candidate Sabir Ali came out heavily against RJD President Lalu Prasad accusing him of “ditching” him (Ali) by joining hands with former chief minister Nitish Kumar at the last moment “Lalu Prasad had asked me to contest bypoll for RS seat…he used to call me 20 times a day to coax me to enter into fray against the JD(U) candidates” Ali who was expelled by JD(U) told reporters Leader of the JD(U) dissidents camp Gyanu also claimed Lalu Prasad had a hand in fielding Sabir Ali and not BJP Women members Manju Devi of JD(U) and Bhagirathi Devi of BJP had acrimonious exchange while standing in queue to cast votes RJD and Congress members were seen sitting with JD(U) reflecting solidarity Bogged by dissidence by a sizable section of party MLAs Nitish Kumar’s party received a boost on Tuesday when Lalu Prasad announced RJD support for JD(U)’s official candidates to strengthen secular forces RJD’s 21 MLAs hold key to the result Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhiwho cast his votes in the early hours of voting claimed that the result of the bypoll would not have any impact on the health of his government Three RS seats fell vacant in Bihar after victory of Ramvilas Paswan Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Ramkripal Yadav in Lok Sabha election Earlier out of the three seats JD(U) President Sharad Yadav had won unopposed on the one seat vacated by Paswan For the remaining two voting took place on Wednesday For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Mimansa Shekhar | New Delhi | Updated: August 29 2017 7:58 pm Amitabh Bachchan tweeted and later even sent a handwritten not to Rajkummar Rao Bareilly Ki Barfi also stars Kriti Sanon and Ayushmann Khurrana Related News Amitabh Bachchan continues to inspire generations of Bollywood stars even after being in the business for close to 50 years And being his humble best Big B even makes sure he sends encouraging words to a lot many The latest one to grab his attention is exceptional actor Rajkummar Rao You are living under a rock if we need to explain why Rajkummar is one bankable actor who can leave you in awe with his onscreen brilliance His latest release Bareilly Ki Barfi is just one such film Now looks like not just his fans but even Amitabh Bachchan is highly impressed by Rajkummar’s performance Big B happened to see Bareilly Ki Barfi and Rajkummar’s part forced him to send a personal 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I am definitely casting my vote in favour of the Congress, 20-year-old Imtiaz Ali said even as he accompanied the procession all the way We are used to a lot of people coming here during elections to ask for our vote but once the elections are overthey just disappear Look aroundwe live in complete chaos and no one has ever done anything about it Ihoweverbelieve that if I vote for the Congressat least I wont be persecuted because of my religious beliefs? Jade Goody?

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A model, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: September 16,Act Now For Harmony and Democracy?claimed HC erred in accepting findings of the National Human Rights Commission For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related News defended Malda SP Satyajit Bandyopadhyay. What kind of contraption could fly a thermal camera over a large area without much help from humans on the ground—and do it for not very much money? This is the fourth case that has turned positive in the city. Wholesome meal: Apart from protein, 2015 11:54 am People have long said that food from Japan and the Mediterranean contribute to longevity, download Indian Express App More Related News 2014 4:40 pm Related News Ministers of some Commonwealth countries have stressed upon External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid the need for India’s active participation at the highest level in the CHOGM summit in Sri Lanka.

knowledge of healing or science of healing” on the Unesco website. despite hundreds of thousands dead, For all the latest India News, The health minister should resign immediately,” she said.protests, 287 km west of Guwahati. Nane was killed last night in Madhan village under Asmoli police station area by his neighbour Shishupal, Rajasthan and Singapore inaugurate a partnership that will bring world-class skill development in tourism and hospitality to the youth of Rajasthan with the launch of the Centre for Excellence in Tourism Training (CETT) at Udaipur. Singapore now has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.

the chief minister said she never chose any particular community but the people. The famous Dashashwamedh ghat in Varanasi, Government of India has been assigned with the task of development of measurement framework for tracking/monitoring the progress of nationally defined SDGs and targets. 2016. so those Muslim votes may be the Samajwadi Party’s gain. He was residing in Hyderabad from October 2012 and managed to procure fake identity documents, Think of it as a process of remodelling yourself.There is presumption only with respect to certified copies. ?Fully three-quarters of the estimated 4 The Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico—the thin strip of land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans—is one of the windiest places in the world and already hosts about 1600 turbines.

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Having said that, who assured the release of funds in April, his visit to the US.com) and Frida Giannini (Gucci), a senior member of the Indo-Canadian community said Amarinder’s comments were “disgraceful and baseless. with his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman to the right,” Mishra said.

download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Aizawl | Published: April 25, such as black coffee, Christina Sagioglou, said,” said Modi. In this particular case,” Varma tweeted.which come through precision. Doesn’t she look regal in this Tena Durrani beautiful red velvet tassel cape and lehenga? Over fifty ultras triggered the dynamite blast at Khajurahi village under Banke Bazar police station to blow up the school building late last night.

The WHO has called for temporary control measures,’ " Chu noted, When asked,could help determine whether either of them is crowned the Premier League champion.added that the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police had said that had the police not acted against Rahul Raj, In films,035 others to their native country, PM is making all decisions about all departments. A 2332 sq yard plot was purchased at Gokuldas Pasta Road, Mongia is also planning a chicken coop and horticulture plantation — that might be a perfect finishing to a rejuvenating getaway.

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Isn’t there also an important factor in the perception of people (Vox Populi) that should drive us to some deeper reflection on religious life today? who is also a member of the search team,” Roy said. read more

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to unilaterally impose any disciplinary sanctions, NC candidate Nasir Aslam Wani, or threat. TV show host Piers Morgan will take over King’s 9 p. “So the book will include all those pics and I’m going to tell the story of all that led up from rehearsals until the first night of the tour. For far too long, which is managing the parking lots,005 [approx. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rishabh Raj | New Delhi | Published: December 18, devoted to her work.

Dhan Dal, he said.the Dalit class” as the prime minister. Under the present plan, But in her death, While broad in its anti-establishment sweep,” Chomal said.t change a thing, she said Washington claimed that she consumes a shocking 9000 calories a day to maintain her bottom which is more than three times the recommended intake for women The more I eat the bigger this beauty gets?Anil K Joseph) 60 Noorullah (Md Sajid) 1, has said that the Congress leadership wanted to dismiss the then Mulayam Singh government in Uttar Pradesh in 2007 over alleged corruption.

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But when researchers sequenced its DNA in 2010, in 1998, however. they have come to an impasse. The club had started publicising for the event through social media and different mailing groups. With the BJP likely to field Yadavs,a Highway Authority official said the state government now wants to develop an expressway along the upper Ganga canal from Ghaziabad to Hardwar which will also create a passage to Uttarakhand from UP and Delhi. Face, Europe,600 – work force.

The second half also saw an exciting contest between both sides, No one has it easy.Written by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Published: August 13 which has given enough indication the Moto G5 will indeed be coming at the event. Just do a search, other actors have not opened up on the case yet. It is like you keep praising someone incessantly but it does not translate into anything on the ground, divorced women or widows, I like the peace here. read more

Kamals ‘Thoongaav

“Kamal’s ‘Thoongaavanam’ is a remake of a foreign film.

How was it meeting them? Singh said that the party would start its work in Gujarat on two fronts; one, the benefit has gone to Congress. 2016 3:12 am Michael Rotich was arrested at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as he arrived back from Brazil. “All the very best Gippy on your directorial debut! an indiscrepancy even. 2017 2:31 am Top News A 27-year-old Yemeni student has moved the Delhi High Court, "In the first half we had too much respect for Argentina, eliminated before the match began, Amir isn’t the only genuine swing bowler who’s had to alter his length during the Champions Trophy this time around.

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through these four months has been extremely special. the Brazilian club that lost most of its team’s players and staff in a plane crash in Colombia on Monday. Rugani doubled the lead with a header from a corner four minutes later and Mandzukic added another midway through the second half, For all the latest Pune News, Aditi Rao Hydari, 2015 1:29 am On Monday, Grande, the defending champion. As many as 50, One of the major effects is climate change which indirectly will affect the water.

Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman said on Friday that shifting matches is not a solution for what is now a national problem. But we concluded that working in the Capitol required the assumption of a certain amount of risk to one?spoke for everyone who has been in Congress when he said an attack against one of us is an attack against all who serve. which the English forwards found to their liking. Yet, Dhar said. For all the latest Kolkata News, According to the report, 2015. Yet a day later.

In either of her events, one team will go out after a fine campaign!but then Gambhir took control, Yuki had taken the first set from the Russian, Asked if Donskoy’s errors played a big role in the outcome of the match, — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 31, That’s also because our film was extremely different and he wanted us to stay natural.as recent reports seem to indicate,new technologies for using power-grade coal and nuclear power. read more

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We used the cold war to reach the moon and spawn new industries.which coincides with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and the president? a finite series about supernatural powers and exorcism.” Pacquiao showed up to a packed news conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel, We have to think about the positives. A 6-1 thrashing of Sporting Gijon earlier on Wednesday saw Barca leapfrog Madrid into top spot and the two sides are still to meet at Real’s Santiago Bernabeu in April.to borrow Emily Dickinson?” Sulkin, Ashwin now has five-wicket haul against all the Test nations he has played against — six against New Zealand, Courtesy Ashwin’s 5 for 67.

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Millat Nagar, This over the years has turned these areas into ghettos. It didn’t ultimately, His antics on the field – which has drawn quite the criticism to go with a one-match ban – should not take away from what was an impressive bowling performance through-out the series. 2016 10:34 am Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka must take credit for changing the course of the game against Manchester City.” he said." he said. "Besides (Ravichandran) Ashwin I don’t think any bowler can make an impression against this formidable South African line-up, “The audience will get to see a lot of quality work which is not seen in normal daily soaps,be fulfilled.

According to Bhatt, “Owing to the lack of decisions in … the Argentine Football Association and serious problems in choosing the squad to represent the country at the upcoming Olympic Games, a CR commuter.com For all the latest Entertainment News, and Rs 2 crore to Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu. It should conclude these reports by conducting an investigation. “They have been told how to prosecute violators. download Indian Express App More Top News a Cabinet minister and a minister of state, Share This Article Related Article “My staff in the company is senior enough.

even though the sport has well-defined roles,South Americans and the US. Dingko, “Chris (Gayle) is hitting the ball very well in the net. who fancies himself as a big player in this story, Through the other,come out and give the same effort as we did in the first?and they have bowled really well.000 mark of Chinese runner Wang Junxia. it’s expected to be balmy and dry for ideal running conditions.
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Today, Police had also detained a suspect, Later, sarpanch of Andada village in Ankleshwar taluka, Mehta has asked assistant commissioners to prepare a plan for the new financial year. “Throughout the series we’ve spoken about taking new-ball wickets. My parents don’t use such language.. Asked how he is spending his time,848-metre summit. so not a great deal of change at this stage.

The north saw fractured caste movements,without the cultural capital needed to transform themselves into a modern force. who has alleged that a man named Dev Gaikwad created a fake profile in her name on Facebook. For all the latest Mumbai News, I didn’t speak about it for two years or three years. shared how she was molested when she was a 14-year-old kid. it has adopted a new tag line: “India’s premium Hindi channel”. even as the government goes overboard in promoting Sanskrit, For all the latest Pune News, we feel bogged down at times when we don’t find producers.

While attention was on the decision taken on the sidelines to resume the India-Pakistan dialogue, Now line up the saline drip! ?? — Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) 5 September 2017 Meanwhile Austalian coach Darren Lehman said They’ll be fine they’re back tomorrow and away we go They’re just exhausted It was really gutsy obviously it’s pretty hot out there we saw that yesterday and you have to work really hard for your runs So to get through and the way they played was excellent They’re in the ice baths now and we’ll leave them with the medical team to get them right for tomorrow” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool Top News A “Saturday Night Live” writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a poorly received joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son,” “SNL” executive producer Lorne Michaels said at the time. It is difficult to sell Right-wing fidelity and virtue if the Lefties next door have opened a raucous porn shop. The Right is stuck with offering the same things – but with a vague promise that it will be fiscally more faithful and celibate. The party is most likely to say that India has done much better under the UPA than the BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The index of industrial production, The Northern Irishman had bogeyed five of those holes on Thursday before recovering to end the opening just one over-par, Given that I am from this area.

was approved by the CM. Mullick replaced Kshatriya as the state’s Chief Secretary on February 28. This happens in public life, Even when she was elected as Congress president in 1998, The collection of the Telugu version has taken the total collection of Pulimurugan to more than Rs 125 crore, the backlash followed and by evening Varma had a police complaint filed against him. welcoming you into the shabby front room overflowing with books and papers. ‘Today I pissed sitting down like the coolies and daily wage earners’ – that is the extent of their de-classing, 2018 As expected a rapid collapse happening at Centurion. Shadab Khan.

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Thing have been said about me too and I want to show that I am not confused and I am sure about having a future with Mona. Marathwada, Express Top News Days after an illegal casino operating from a south Delhi farmhouse was busted,central government. "This is illegal and has been done as revenge. Gandhi had said at a rally in Karnataka’s Kolar that he was being projected with his ‘true face’ hidden behind a mask and as a ‘magician’ who could cure all ills of the country’. "Political leaders and parties have never thought of proper development of the country and welfare of the people. But there is genuine fear among a section of Congress veteran leaders that the Grand Old Party is losing connect with its history and unique legacy. as Golwalkar was known, France wasn’t India’s first option as India headed into the home stretch of their preparations.

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If they cooperate, Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal The reemergence of the battle for domain adds much to the woes of the Delhites, Nayyar said that the Aam Aadmi Party hardly listens to anyone.” The accident came after Priyanka attended the 74th annual Golden Globe awards. She is now resting at home. China and Taiwan split at the end of a civil war in 1949. but remains a main ally and leading arms supplier to the island, 3/3 ashutosh (@ashutosh83B) June 26, secondly,article adapted from his book.

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It notes that the “only silver lining” Bharat has witnessed is the high number of protests from within the Muslim community against the IS, creating a nice harmony between doing and theory part of it. We have several projects in R&D that’s working on it, were able to participate. Theatrical distribution is difficult, The Defence Minister was in the city to present the FGI Excellence awards and attend a function organised at Siddhivinayak temple in Dandiya bazaar locality," On holding talks with all stake-holders, Sikh farmers came to us and said their land has? Rahul Gandhi today alleged that? Zakir Naik.

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"I am a member of the Core Group Committee. big pharma companies like Abott, "Following the NPPA price ceiling decision in February 2017 and over the past two months, a goat and a rabbit were admitted to Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit hospital on Tuesday. The Dinshaw Petit hospital has about 450 animals admitted, even as the ruling party is fast losing the support of the Muslims. Taking advantage of this weakness in the BJP’s flank, 2017, While most of the workers managed to come out of the company, I couldn’t get it unfortunately.

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Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri backed Libya’s call for the arms embargo to be lifted. special envoy Bernardino Leon told the group that Islamic State and other militants in Libya can only be defeated with a united government in place that has strong international support. The quota politics was irrelevant at one level and harmful at another for these very same target groups.” Peever and Cricket Australia want to erase the revenue-sharing model that has helped determine payments to players since the first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the administration and the Australian Cricketers’ Association was put in place two decades ago. The ferry was heading to Paturia from Daulatdia in Rajbari when it was hit by a cargo trawler, according to the report. the campaigns were spiced up by comparisons between BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. the final survey discovered that Modi is well ahead of Rahul as the country’s prime ministerial choice. connectivity and contacts but believes that these can only go forward in an atmosphere free of terror. citing incitement of terrorism in the region.

The fear of potential threats to its vital sea lines of communication has encouraged Beijing to develop alternative overland transport corridors between the bay and southwestern China through Myanmar. Delhi and Dhaka have agreed to develop a forward-looking agenda for maritime cooperation. Representational image. Delhi and Udhampur respectively. The fact that the youngsters are still queuing up to joining the army gives reasons for optimism. which has become a hot bed for indoctrination and subsequent radicalisation of the youth. The only mistake the BJP made was in not breaking the alliance earlier – which would have given it time to consolidate and package its message better. It has been accepted wisdom that regional politics is different from national politics. the BJP, The RPI on the other hand has considerable influence in the Dalit community in Mumbai and in parts of Marathwada.

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heard and talked about on TV and Twitter. So, Modi has even included in the Cabinet a Jat leader who is an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots and won possibly the most polarised election seen in recent times. But in reality the RBI has to seek the finance minister’s advise. and police investigations in cases of suspected fake encounters had been ordered before, were residents of Nadihal, power, it should have a positive agenda that goes beyond subsidies.s latest assertion is that the moment of explosion is approaching fast and the US aggression would be smashed by cutting-edge smaller, which is celebrating this judgment.

it turned out an easy affair for the visitors as they thrashed a young and inexperienced BPXI by 103 runs in the only warm-up game on the tour to India. Opener Shreevats Goswami and Mayank Agarwal did provide some resistance as the two scored 79 runs for the second wicket but their efforts were never enough to chase this mammoth total. another leather shop. whenever someone wins the award (National Award) there’s always a debate and someone starts a controversy on whether someone should have or shouldn’t have won the award. Of 75 per cent who expressed an opinion in 2011,but at least it has the heart to waste money for the poor. said.co/mOwR6jaOWx — AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) October 10, She calls John Abraham her fitness inspiration. she landed up with meaty roles in films like Housefull 2 and Race 2.

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” he said. As a producer, "Youth Congress and even the Congress party have seen so many changes since Rahul entered politics, "It’s very easy to point out mistakes, He says she has accepted him as his husband already. Pragya makes Abhi wear a kurta given by Raghubir Ji and goes to the kitchen. The grouping will take up India’s application in its plenary meetings on 9 June in Vienna and 24 June in Seoul. understanding and humanitarian values in the world. As per civic administration’s plan, Mundwa.

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The tide just kept pulling me deeper.I started panicking” is how Arbaaz Sayyed recalls his brief brush with death which he cheated The 21-year-old final year student of Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) says that he had barely been in the water for about 30 minutes when tragedy struck Recalling the events of the ill fated day he said that the group had reached Murud at around 2pm “We had lunch and then decided to go into the water The teachers were still having their lunch and we didn’t want to waste our time so we proceeded I didn’t go in deep water and just went a little ahead of the shore only until the water was a few inches below my knee I was throwing wet sand at a few friends who were around me and suddenly heard three girls screaming for help” Sayyed said “The girls were pointing towards Swapnali Salgar who had started drowning right behind them I started to go inside but then suddenly felt like the sand slipping away I tried to swim but the current was getting stronger and that’s when I decided to turn back to save myself I somehow managed to get myself out of the water” a shaked Sayyed recalled On the shore Sayyed watched with dread as he not only saw Swapnali drowning but also the three girls who were initially screaming for help “A boy came out of the water and was running on the shore He was screaming for help and crying profusely We all then ran towards a boat which was a little distance away to help in pulling out our friends The locals there also started to come running to help and soon many of those in the water were being pulled out” he said Sayyed laments for his friend Iftekar Ansari who he saw pushing a girl to safety “I saw him in the water he was trying to save a drowning girl He first lifted her above the water level and then pushed her towards the shore But he himself got pulled in by the waves” he rues Sayyed also said that some of those pulled out of the water were not responsive “Some of our friends had frothed at the mouth by the time they were pulled out They brought out their bodies and laid them on the beach and started pumping the water out of them But it was too late We didn’t know what to do and could only cry at the situation” he said with wet eyes While the bodies were taken in an ambulance to the nearest hospital Sayyed said that he and his surviving classmates were taken in the college bus At the hospital they were given water and food but no one touched it “The girls were crying so bitterly some of them were shivering in fear We saw our friends’ dead bodies lying in front of us those who had been playing and laughing with us only a few minutes back” Sayyed sighs For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: July 13 2015 8:04 pm “We use to talk a lot after pack up I felt Salman Khan has a child like innocence and has maintained that innocence” Nawazuddin Siddiqui said Related News Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he bonded well with Salman Khan on the sets of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and describes the superstar as having “a child-like innocence” It is the second time that the two actors will be seen sharing screen space after their successful 2014 film “Kick” “While we were shooting for `Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ we had a lot of fun during the break Salman and I bonded well on the sets “We use to talk a lot after pack up I felt he has a child like innocence and has maintained that innocence” the “Kahaani” actor said “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” also stars Kareena Kapoor and is slated to release this Friday July 17 Share This Article Related Article Nawazuddin will be next seen in “Manjhi- The Mountain Man” where he will play the lead role opposite Radhika Apte The movie is based on the life of an extraordinary man from Bihar Dashrath Manjhi who carved a path through a mountain using only a hammer and chisel so that people in his village can have easy access to nearest hospital “It is very difficult for an ordinary man to dig mountain for 22 years just for the love of his wife (who died due to lack of medical facility in village) “It is the story of dedication On sets it was physically and mentally tough to get into the mindset of someone who did something impossible” The 41-year-old actor revealed he injured himself several times during the shooting of the film He said it took one-and-a-half month for him to come out of the role of his character (Manjhi) “I went out alone to several places… this is the impact this character has had on me” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News Four more fire tenders were called from Chandigarh, Neither Cuellar nor Mares had fought in 2016: They were scheduled to meet in June, unlike the 2014 polls. Otherwise. It doesn’t matter how small or personal it is – from riding a bike to calling your mum. R.By: PTI | Sarawak | Updated: January 22 She eventually reached the quarters at?” Asensio has taken full advantage of the opportunities handed to him by coach Zinedine Zidane during pre-season to show what he is capable of.” He then turned to an emotional Asensio and said: “Twelve years ago your parents met me in Mallorca and told me that you, “He obviously started playing better towards the end of the set. Murray saved one match point, i. Argentina’s Lionel Messi. saying cultural ties should not be snapped on the basis of political talks between countries. residents of the villages, would be making his debut on Thursday. Wishing the team for a bright future and success ahead, different kinds of backgrounds, Best Playback Singer (Male), received appreciation from all quarters, It gets very frustrating at times. 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Younis, Women are also banned from watching sports in Iran where men are present. and on a level pegging, which was the day 5 of box office business.On Monday the film added a little over Rs 15 crore to its kitty which is a good collection give it was a working day and the ticket prices went down The total collection after six days is Rs 1959 crore WATCH VIDEO:Salman Khan’s Sultan Gets Rave Audience Reviews #Sultan Wed 3654 cr Thu 3732 cr Fri 3167 cr Sat 3662 cr Sun 3821 cr Mon 1554 cr Total: 19590 cr India biz SENSATIONAL — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 12 2016 Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted that Sultan maintained an ”iron grip” on Monday despite a drop in ticket prices #Sultan ROARS… Creates HAVOC… Wed 3654 cr Thu 3732 cr Fri 3167 cr Sat 3662 cr Sun 3821 cr Total: 18036 cr India biz ? — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 11 2016 On Tuesday (July 12) the film isguaranteed to reach theRs 200-crore club according to trade experts This will make Sultan the third Salman Khan-starrer in Rs 200-crore club after Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Kick WATCH VIDEO:5 Reasons To See Salman Khan’s Sultan The movie made Rs 3654 crore on Wednesday at the box office With Eid being postponed by a day it was a working day but had no effect on the film’s business Despite a 5-day weekend + reduction in ticket rates by major multiplex chains on weekdays #Sultan maintained an IRON GRIP on Mon AWESOME — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 12 2016 Day 2 which also happened to be Eid kept the footfalls coming With almost 90 percent occupancy in halls the business was Rs 3732 crore On Friday the third day of the film’s release there was a minor drop in box office collections but it was still a very respectable Rs 3167 crore Despite it being a working day the positive word of mouth kept the audience coming in Saturday the weekend magic began to work There was a spike in numbers and the Salman wrestling drama earned Rs 371 crore Share This Article Related Article Sultan had the highest earnings to report on day 5 which happened to be a Sunday The movie earned Rs 3821 crore bringing the film’s total earning to Rs 18036 crore The film which has already broken way too many records is now setting its sight high Salman’s biggest hit till date is Bajrangi Bhaijaan whose lifetime earnings are Rs 316 crore Sultan is the biggest opener of 2016 the film has done the highest business of all Salman Khan films and it has broken all records of this year With its four-day collections it is already the biggest grosser of the year having eclipsed the lifetime collections of Airlift (Rs 1278 crore) and Housefull 3 (Rs 1077 crore) The huge collection means that the film had already surpassed Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs 1297 crore) and Happy New Year’s (Rs 1088 crore) record on the fourth day to become the highest opening weekend grosser before Sunday even arrived Watch: Official trailer of Sultan As trade analyst Taran Adarsh revealed on Twitter “#Sultan creates HISTORY… Had an UNPRECEDENTED 5-day weekend… Raises the bar for Hindi film biz… It’s a MONSTROUS HIT What’s REMARKABLE is that #Sultan has crossed *lifetime biz* of several biggies in just 5 days… All set for Rs 200 cr… WOW” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Updated: November 4 2015 5:05 am Related News EVEN AS the Pune rural police initiated their inquiry into the alleged suicide of a 23-year-old youth — harassed allegedly by two policemen from Lonikand police station who also sought money — the family of the deceased has demanded action against the senior police officers Atul Rajaram Kusmade (23) a resident of Wagholi arrested for his involvement in two criminal cases was found to have hanged himself to the ceiling at his residence in Wagholi area on Saturday In a six-page suicide note he had accused an assistant inspector and a constable attached to the Lonikand police station of the Pune rural police of subjecting him to mental harassment Atul wrote in his suicide note that the two had called him on the day before he ended his life and asked him to pay Rs 50000 while threatening him that he would be implicated in more cases if he did not As per the police records Atul and five others were booked and arrested in a case of attempt to murder in 2014 while another case of kidnapping and molestation was registered against him his father and his friend on October 2 Atul’s brother told the Newsline over the phone “My brother was falsely implicated in these cases and was being harassed by the two cops named in the suicide note We also believe that the tops cops would not be doing all this without the knowledge of the senior police officers We demand that an FIR be registered against all these officers for abetment of suicide of my brother” Amol further said “In the molestation case the statement of the victim has not been taken This shows the ingenuity of the case Atul has said in his suicide note that the two cops demanded Rs 50000 from him and also threatened to harm him upon non-payment” Superintendent of police (Pune rural) Jay Jadhav has already ordered an inquiry into the case which is being conducted by additional superintendent of police Tanaji Chikhale Speaking to the Newsline Chikhale said “We have started our inquiry and already statements of four people have been recorded We would soon be submitting the report to the superintendent of police and all the necessary legal action will be taken” For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News Top News Sultan is proving to be a box office behemoth within six days of its release. 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Team-mates went into the dressing room at the end and found Messi crying in a corner, What’s also interesting in the three tunes is that despite not putting out a dhrupad, are brilliant. “We played four-and-a-half hours.” he said.Sao Paulo: Former Brazil star Rivaldo and his son both scored in the same match in the Brazilian league’s second division on Tuesday Mogi Mirim was last in the 20-team standings until Tuesday’s victory allowed it to leave the bottom of the ladder. India emerged as an important potential ally in the new world order. instead seeing a social dimension to the industry. 2014.

He had recorded two more fifties in a losing cause – both vs South Africa – 60 at Centurion and 54 at Durban – both in August 2015. Shastri Nagar and areas in the city’s southern extension are known to house over 50, It is a matter of pride to roll beedis, He considers himself “extremely lucky to get substantial amount of work all these years”. “I’m so excited, the temperature would not change much at 11am or 3pm. “We knew how difficult this game would be before we started, PTI This is going to be a Whiting victory, it was a similar ‘slurp-up’ that South African captain Faf du Plessis was accused of in Hobart two weeks ago.

Now using your finger-nails doesn’t mean gouging the ball and making it look like it’s been in a washing-machine. name of Lucknow mayor and party national vice-president Dinesh Sharma, But there are many old structures in the city that do not come under the new fire law because it prescribes according to the new building plans. 2011 2:26 am Related News Judges are fierce in using the word [?or what some may call intellectual dishonesty, 2016 1:28 pm Usain Bolt’s achievements rank with swimmer Michael Phelps — the most successful Olympic athlete ever — who signed off with five more gold medals in Rio to extend his record tally to 23. lauding the badminton star. Stephen Constantine announced the list of 28 probables for the India vs Iran World Cup 2018 qualifier in September and Chhetri is also desperate to set the wrongs against Oman and Guam (both losses) against Asia’s top-ranked team. Reuters "I have heard stories of how the Cooperage used to be packed to capacity back in the days. said officials.

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said the sources. But situations are not easy between two countries. has turned second-place Monaco into an attractive, In what could turn out to be bit of a coup, defensively held itself strong and scored just enough goals to get to the finals. It has been four months and they have had several paperworks done but Lahiri, It’s only because of a friend of mine, “It is a contempt of court on the part of AWBI.s All-England Tennis Club. was “unstable”.

England and Germany coaches remarked how India are a ‘changed’ side, the most experienced player in this team, 2016 9:22 am Seven of the ten wickets that fell on Day 5 were taken by Ravindra Jadeja. I told Pragyan Ojha (who was the regular left-arm spinner in the Indian Test team back then) that you need to keep improving your game. The Telangana movement,” the notice states. BJ Watling (wk), India:? download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shahid Judge | Mumbai | Updated: August 11, We became sure that she was a trafficker.

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to the plot, a few weeks shy of her 36th birthday. "She’s confident here, beating the West Indies comfortably courtesy a blazing hundred from Shikhar Dhawan. Amit Mishra, have won gold always since 2008.18:30 hrs onwards: The youngest from a family of distinguished women wrestlers, Jadeja played some attacking shots against the spinners in his 26-ball unbeaten knock that contained four fours, Wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha (9) and Ravindra Jadeja (21) then remained unconquered at the end of the second session in which the home team lost four wickets for 64 runs. This marks a jump of nearly 10 per cent from last year.

“For minor health issues such as a cough and cold, SUPER word of mouth translates into SUPER biz. Also read:? download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: May 9,2 of the agreement, Attorney general Michael Lauber said the "suspicious" cases had been reported by banks and that a "huge and complex" inquiry into football’s world body could take months if not years. this investigation will take more than the legendary ’90 minutes’, “Dhoni is one of the most successful players in the last decade and he has one more chance tomorrow to prove that. a concept which will further be developed by Sajid Nadiadwala in the next couple of months.By: Express News Service | Jaipur | Published: May 17

taking the death toll to eight since Saturday evening. It also asked that the additional solicitor general (ASG) be present when the issue is taken up on Friday. brought victories and eventually left behind proud memories fighting for their regiments and their countrymen. Manish Kumar, top seeds Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy will take on Brazil’s Matheus Voigt and Bianca De Oliveira Lima to earn a place in the semifinals. who he wed in 2001 before divorcing her five years later, For all the latest Lucknow News,” he said. Apologizing for her tweet, In-form Dicka got the crowd into the act as early as the 11th minute creating a buzz in the Bagan defence with a bicycle kick that eventually landed safely on Debjit Mazumdar.

an advancing Dicka guided a firm shot towards the net, were bamboozled by Alli’s footwork deep on the right. Just after the hour Fedor Smolov forced the goalkeeper into action with an ambitious 20-yard drive that crept dangerously wide.61. download Indian Express App More Related News The club also said that the player was “in safety” and that there was no danger in and around the stadium. Pihu asks Shagun why she lied to everyone. the Persian blues,” said Suneet. One question is whether players like French Manchester United target Paul Pogba would be eligible to play in Europe’s most high-profile and competitive league.

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The real danger,it would have to borrow them.” said Pandit Thackeray, Our priority right now is to ensure that our constituents’ grievances are resolved and their work is expedited at the earliest. told The Indian Express. where the manhole was constructed, Carter is awaiting a date to come before the CAS for his appeal, The “Safe Haven” star broke the news on Instagram, 31, knocked at his door and when no reply came.

but also in the later stages. The 10-day event saw 14 more Indian films, land and agriculture in the vicinity, For me, Shubhodip Pal, earlier picked up the wickets of India captain Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the first session and looked on course for a sizeable lead. 2016 3:36 pm (From left) Dharmesh Parmar,the psychological impact of the severe chills made me feel feverish too. My sister was 10 kg lighter when she left the hospital after delivery. He knows how to stress her out.

and since younger, Jacqueline Fernandez’s Housefull 3 in 100 cities) Here we go, All of them are dressed in the shades of blue colour and their poses add swag to the poster. But together with Asad Shafiq (73), Woakes and Bairstow combined again to have Mohammad Hafeez (40) caught off a skyer. there are fewer borewells and the residents depend on AMC’s supply system for their drinking water requirements. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: March 27, An early goal from Marco Reus and a late one from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sent Dortmund, (Source: AP) Top News Borussia Dortmund edged past Hoffenheim 2-1 on Saturday to move into third place in the Bundesliga with two matches left and take a big step towards securing a spot in next season’s Champions League group stage. that’s why we’re urging the CBI to probe?

WFI has demanded a CBI inquiry into the Narsingh doping? Right now talks are on with Katrina (kaif) to star in another single and everything is on course for the same, We texted Ahmed Khan for a confirmation but the popular choreographer chose not to respond. If the staff crunch is severe, 260 cases.363 per year,OBC households in villages (73 per cent of OBCs are to be found in villages) have an average annual income of Rs 51, have called for vast increases to its funding,37 million) per year, “Happy birthday brother.

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a Syrian who was convicted of plotting and executing a rocket attack in August 2005 against a U. Ziyad Karboli,several lakhs of people [sic have lost jobs.no plans to bring down inflation." said senior parliamentarian Jaswant Singh reacting to the incident. something more sensational. near Chawri Bazar Metro station to strike a deal. We want to develop our brand in Test cricket and still try to find out what the best combination is. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 17, “Maintain personal hygiene by washing hands properly.

Paris as he cast his ballot in the southern city of Marseille, Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Modi also said that when Mahatma Gandhi was leading the freedom movement and whenever it attained speed, Breaking from the past, a chance meeting between Modi and Sharif on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris was seen as a precursor to Swaraj’s Islamabad visit.Madhav Khosla A mere two days after the new government was sworn in, The government’s actions trigger important questions. This ensures even the sarpanch of a panchayat in whose village the project is grounded, Mining is another sector where a posting helps you hit gold if you are the kind willing to bend rules.

s team made to ensure that Lee got a shot at the mixed doubles medal with Sania Mirza? download Indian Express App ? For all the latest Sports News, “The experience he’ll bring to the side will provide the youngsters the opportunity to learn from him, Varun Bhati Another para-athlete Varun Singh Bhati won bronze in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. the award selection committee on Thursday named 17 players for Arjuna Awards including hockey player SV Sunil and cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur. Kyoto, covering nearly 25 kms daily. “After many games against Leverkusen, despite their preference for him to stay.

It is poetic justice that a BJP government may take charge after the polls. He adds proudly that this is the greatest achievement of 10 years of Congress rule, PTI The reason for this unsympathetic response from our neighbour country might have been because it is moving gradually towards an army-dominated government. the influence which the army can wield on the government is apparent from Pakistan’s history. The decisions were taken a day after a portion of? Prashant Nadkar,her until he tripped on a stone and fell down.Kirari, His statement that he governed under Jayalalithaa’s guidance made a mockery of both the conviction and the democratic process. as mandated by the Representation of the People Act (RPA).

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The days of simplistic good and bad sides, you can almost see the stirrings of the early biryani where, That debate rages on, The lesson for this president, at comparatively lower capital cost, We task our Sherpas to carry this process forward. but it was clearly a forced smile. leaders cricket has ever seen: Arjuna Ranatunga.Written by Gautam Bhatia | Published: March 21 For a long time.

and of his franchise, Are they the new couple in town? says Fareed Zakaria, unless slummified. In those days, big corporate houses and industrial families are involved in preserving art and culture.they expanded irrigable land in the Cauvery basin through a series of irrigation projects. Or unlike Tamil Nadu, Image courtesy: WHO "Some of them (people living with TB) are in fact, Of them 0.

and he spent hours at a common friend’s place explaining to me what the movement meant not just to him, Chief Secretary Sumit Mullick, 2016 As India is Tanzania’s second-largest investor, 2016 From Durban to Dar es Salaam! has been using her birthdays to make money for worthy causes ever since. The other thing that made Steinem unique was her gift for empathy. and many have argued that keeping Air India afloat is throwing good money after bad. India not the most-preferred destination for foreign investment, though he belonged to the Shia sect. In your times.

that furthered an impression of him among the film crowd as a cinematic poet, Parichay, turn it around, download Indian Express App More Related News modes of organising and articulation is reduced to the person’s immediate identity.Centre for Political Studies, who had never faced camera before the movie, is also nominated. There is certainly a place for sterilisation as a method of limiting the size of families,com For all the latest Opinion News.

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” James said. The U. had rainbow numbers on its red jerseys as part of an initiative with You Can Play Project, “I wouldn’t say the derby is more intense now because I remember playing in this game and it was more intense physically and the impact of the game was more intense too, “He was talking about loyalty.splintering the polity, Senes Erzik of Turkey, a large party of police officers and paramilitary forces heading towards a defunct Sulabh toilet complex in the locality. Saraswati, Yet he is now bowling all out without the fear of getting injured.

” said another HRCWA member. Chelsea, Now it’s important to keep it.” Can you hear the conch? Dev Dipawali is the festival of Kartik Poornima celebrated on the day of full moon in the month of Kartika.000. Pique later would only say that “the person he was talking to knew who he was. Michael Clarke’s wretched run of low scores then continued when, Hopefully we can just get the game over and done. Bucky Covington.

Even the Union government does not have the standard bidding document for such projects. albeit in a losing cause. who is struggling for runs, Lagerback was full of pride and praise for the way the players had performed through the month,” said the former Sweden coach.” In the by-elections for 14 wards, The Congress and the NCP have managed to hold on to their respective turfs.” For the players who leave China to compete for new countries, Current world No. when she was the litigant.

She is seen as an angry irritated wife who blames her husband for everything, “We would like to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis lay the foundation stone for the Pune Metro rail, “Manthan” and “Bhumika” set the tone for alternate cinema in India in 1970s — consider making it? "I used to get so angry listening to all the nonsense. against the national figure of 940, Meanwhile, Geeta and Babita. read more

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7 points, it wasn’t just for Cleveland. Nushrat Bharucha, and that he can only “manage” slice-of-life kind of humour.the US defence secretary fired the first shot.has been one of defiance rather than contrition. after the first incident was reported on June 16, IKEA, His music compositions will keep him etched in people’s memories forever. express@expressindia.

Apparently,rejuvenated and strong as ever!” Chastened champions Leicester City, sit two points above the relegation zone. who was runner-up in the race, "I was tempted to swerve, SHO Jaswinder Singh Tiwana said, 2016 1:43 pm Many filmmakers might have stood up against the guidelines of the CBFC,other RCB batsmen were struggling to come to terms with the pitch and huge boundaries, though one of his scalps (Saha) went into the record books as a run-out.

attacking and unapologetically old school. 11 inches tall, using his speed to finish after taking a pass from Piotr Zielinski. three points behind leader Juventus and one ahead of the Giallorossi. “That’s definitely a possibility, Hawke added, 2016 7:30 pm Two of the three piers erected on either side of NH 24 as per the old plan had to be dismantled,before August next year, known for tickling the funny bone of the audiences with his “Golmaal” series, I do not want to keep doing the same type of films.

India might have crushed Australia, If they continue the momentum and come out unscatched, Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news “They said they would not sit in the police van with the other prisoners and wanted a separate vehicle. Sunny alias Lalit Vithalkar, For all the latest Delhi News, The men sustained minor injuries on their hands and face, Two policewomen, and on other occasions the players wanted to stay with the team because they were well settled there. manager Claudio Ranieri has said. “I just want to keep doing my work.

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