Novavax ties up with SK bioscience to boost supply of potential COVID-19 vaccine

first_imgAs part of that deal, Novavax has committed to supply its vaccine to COVAX, a scheme that aims to provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the globe.The deal with SK bioscience would help it increase the supply to meet those commitments, Novavax said.SK bioscience will start producing the antigen at its vaccine plant in South Korea this month, the two companies said, adding that they had also signed a letter of intent with the country’s Ministry of Health and Welfare to make the vaccine available for its people.Novavax is also gearing up to deliver 100 million doses to the United States by January after it was awarded $1.6 billion to cover testing and manufacturing of its potential vaccine in the country.In an early-stage trial, Novavax’s vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373, produced higher levels of antibodies in healthy volunteers after two doses than those found in recovered COVID-19 patients and the vaccine was “well tolerated” overall.The vaccine uses a technology known as recombinant nanoparticle to produce antigens – molecules that are designed to spur the immune system into action. Novavax Inc said on Thursday South Korea’s SK bioscience would manufacture a component of the US drug developer’s experimental coronavirus vaccine in a bid to boost its supply.Shares of Maryland-based Novavax rose nearly 7% in morning trade.Novavax has received $2 billion in funding so far for its coronavirus vaccine, including $384 million from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). Topics :last_img read more

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Gov. Wolf: Masks are Mandatory in Pennsylvania Businesses

first_imgGov. Wolf: Masks are Mandatory in Pennsylvania Businesses SHARE Email Facebook Twitter June 26, 2020center_img Economy,  Press Release,  Public Health Governor Tom Wolf today reminded all Pennsylvania residents and businesses that masks are mandatory when visiting a business.“The importance of mask-wearing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect people and businesses cannot be overstated,” Gov. Wolf said. “Masks are required in businesses, for the entire time someone is visiting a business. It’s that simple and that important to continue to safely reopen the state and keep our case counts on the decline.”Multiple state government agencies sent a communication to Pennsylvania businesses this week outlining mask requirements:Everyone must wear a mask, unless they have a medical reason not to or are under the age of 2. That includes workers and customers. Remember, my mask protects you and your mask protects me.No mask, no shirt, no shoes, no service. If a worker or customer attempts to enter your business without a mask on, ask them to leave and return when they have a mask. A fabric mask is fine.Find PPE to protect your workers. Masks and other PPE can be hard to find given the high demand. But we’ve got you covered. Check out our online directory of PPE manufacturers and suppliers in Pennsylvania.Have good mask hygiene. Don’t touch the front of your mask. Make sure it covers both your nose and mouth. Don’t lift it up when talking to someone. Remember, the virus travels in the droplets we breath out when talking or laughing, not just when we cough or sneeze. If wearing a fabric mask, make sure you wash it and let it fully dry between uses.“Wearing masks in a business or when in a public space where social distancing can’t be maintained is a required, vital practice to stopping the spread of COVID-19,” Gov. Wolf said. “It’s also a sign of respect for others because your mask is protecting them. Let’s continue to get through this together.”The state’s business guidance outlines mask-wearing requirements.The state’s restaurant industry guidance outlines mask-wearing requirements specific to restaurants.Ver esta página en español.last_img read more

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Dutch pension fund SC Johnson to join insurer after liquidation

first_imgFred Eindhoven, the scheme’s chairman, said the pension fund intended to transfer its pension plans to an insurer.In 2006, the pension fund paid Aegon a lump sum for the liabilities of all pensioners and deferred participants, with the insurer annually adding the net surplus returns of more than 4%, according to the scheme’s annual report.At the same time, the pension fund placed pensions accrual for its workers in a defined contribution plan with Zwitserleven.The contract, which expires at year-end, provides for at least a pension-asset growth of 3%.In its newsletter, the scheme’s board explained that the Zwitserleven contract offered hardly any chance of surplus returns or indexation, following the insurer’s decision in 2011 to fully re-allocate its investments to low-risk assets.“As a result of low interest rates, annuities at retirement will be much lower than in the past,” warned Eindhoven.He pointed out that the results of the Aegon scheme were much better, and even had the potential of inflation compensation.Last year, however, the pension fund had to come to a compromise with Aegon, which wanted to reduce the tariffs for future indexation unilaterally, according to the chairman.The Pensioenfonds SC Johnson has 940 participants and pensioners. The €112m Dutch pension fund of SC Johnson has announced it will liquidate itself over the course of next year, when it intends to transfer its two pension plans to an insurer.In its newsletter, the pension fund for the manufacturer of household cleaning products said it postponed its initial plan to liquidate on 1 January, as its sponsor asked for more time to assess the consequences of the decision.The pension fund said the players involved wanted full clarity about each of their roles, to achieve maximum support when the scheme is no longer implementing its fully re-insured pension plans with Aegon and Zwitserleven, respectively.It added that the employer would pay any surplus costs caused by the delay.last_img read more

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Dutch recreation scheme seeks growth through voluntary additions

first_imgThe €660m mandatory pension fund for the recreation sector (Recreatie) said it would seek growth through taking in recreation companies that aren’t not subject to mandatory participation.Eiko de Vries, the scheme’s chairman, said that his pension fund could be of interest to the approximately 1,300 businesses that were currently exempt from a mandatory affiliation.De Vries: “The sector is still expanding. We see amusement and safari parks invest in residential recreation in particular to keep visitors for longer, while, on the other hand, combinations of swimming pools, sport centres and amusement arcades are being set up.“As a consequence, part of the staff is sometimes subject to our mandatory pension plan. To an employer, it would be much more practical if all workers were served by the same pensions provider.” As examples, he cited large amusement parks and wellness centres. “Sometimes, if a park also rents out holiday homes, part of their staff are already participants in the pension fund.”In these cases, the scheme could also start offering defined contribution (DC) or collective DC arrangements, in addition to its current defined benefit plan, De Vries explained.At the moment, Pensioenfonds Recreatie has 1,280 affilated employers. As its 18,500-strong membership is relatively young, it receives €40m of contributions annually.The chairman explained that the scheme’s expansion plan was triggered by the fact that it had to negotiate with two different employer organisations, which had produced two different collective labour agreements (CAOs).“This had made us aware that the social partners of workers and employers also had the option of seeking another pensions provider,” De Vries said.Co-operation or a merger with another industry-wide scheme was not an option acceptable for the social partners: they insisted on continuing their own pension fund, seeing sufficient growth potential to keep it viable.The chairman of Recreatie pointed out that the scheme’s growth plan required an active approach of employers, “with resolute and less viscous decision-making”.He stressed that expansion would also benefit current participants, as it could decrease costs, improve the service level and would be good for continuity as well.In his opinion, the plan was not at odds with the policy of the outgoing government aimed at preventing mandatory sector schemes further expanding their domain of influence.“There is sufficient coherence between our mandatory industry-wide pension fund and the companies that join voluntarily,” he argued.last_img read more

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First wedding in Cardboard Cathedral 11 November 2013After a five-year engagement and months of busking to raise funds, a Lyttelton couple have become the first to be wed in the Transitional Cathedral.Jill Jefferies and James Dobinson, who both have Down syndrome, married on Saturday before about 100 well-wishers, family and friends. The couple had busked at the Lyttelton Farmers Market to raise money for the wedding, with Dobinson playing keyboard while Jefferies danced.Mother-of-the-bride Margaret Jefferies said the busking money was a nice bonus with family, friends and the Lyttelton Time Bank all playing roles in helping create the couple’s wedding.“For them, it’s a pinnacle of what they have always wanted to do,” she said. “It went really well. I’m thrilled.”Jefferies said her daughter met Dobinson about eight years ago when they became flatmates. Love blossomed.For the past five years the couple had lived by themselves. read more

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Miss Jean Katherine Dettenwanger

first_imgMiss Jean Katherine Dettenwanger, age 75, of Bear Branch, Indiana, entered this life on October 3, 1942, in Cairo, Illinois, the loving daughter of the late, George Francis and Jean Katherine (Patton) Dettenwanger. She was raised in New Carlisle, Ohio and was a 1960 graduate of the Catholic Central High School in Springfield, Ohio. In 1964, Jean received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mt. St. Joseph College in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jean received her Master’s Degree in Education in 1967 from University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jean was a former Teacher for St. Jude Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jean retired from the Cincinnati Public Schools in 1997, after 33 years of service. She was a member of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay, Indiana. Jean was proud of building her log cabin in 1977. Jean enjoyed arts and crafts, reading and sailing on Lake Erie. Jean passed away at 7:53 a.m., Friday, January 5, 2018, at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Jean is survived by her brothers, George Dettenwanger and his wife: Carol of Fairfield, OH and Father Dennis Dettenwanger of Cincinnati, OH; her sister, Judith Ebbeler of Cincinnati, OH and her several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephewsShe was preceded in death by her parents, George Francis and Jean Katherine (Patton) Dettenwanger.Funeral Mass will be conducted Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 2:00 pm, by Father Dennis Dettenwanger at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, 513 North Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Friends may call 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dearborn County Hospital. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img read more

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Angry Man U fans attack Ed Woodward’s mansion

first_imgRelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ EPL: Crystal Palace stun sloppy Man U EPL: Red Devils attack Palace A mob of furious Manchester United fans attacked the home of Ed Woodward on Tuesday night, as anger towards the club’s executive vice-chairman took a sinister turn. In appalling scenes that drew condemnation from United, shocking footage emerged of a gang of around 20 hooded supporters throwing flares and a smoke bomb at Woodward’s £2 million Cheshire mansion. Some of the group are believed to be members of United’s notorious “Men In Black”. The incident is believed to have happened around 8pm on Tuesday night. Woodward and his wife, Isabelle, and their young twins were not at home at the time. Greater Manchester Police are investigating. United issued a strongly worded statement in which they condemned the behaviour and said they would work in conjunction with the police to identify the culprits. As well as potential prosecution, anyone found responsible would be banned for life by the club. “Manchester United Football Club have tonight been made aware of the incident outside the home of one of our employees,” the club statement read. “We know that the football world will unite behind us as we work with Greater Manchester Police to identify the perpetrators of this unwarranted attack. Anybody found guilty of a criminal offence, or found to be trespassing on this property, will be banned for life by the club and may face prosecution. “Fans expressing opinion is one thing, criminal damage and intent to endanger life is another. There is simply no excuse for this.” Woodward and the Glazer family, United’s maligned owners, have been the target of sustained abuse from supporters at games in recent weeks over their running of the club. But that verbal abuse – which has included a series of foul mouthed chants and threats to kill Woodward and the Glazers – took a more violent, threatening turn. The gang congregated outside Woodward’s house in a quiet village near Knutsford and rang an intercom on the large gates at the entrance of the property. When no one answered, the thugs graffitied the property by spraying red paint before launching smoke bombs into the grounds and throwing a series of flares. It remains to be seen if United react by beefing up Woodward’s security on match days and in general but his wife is known to have been left upset and shaken by some of the abuse her husband has been receiving. Woodward is understood to have received death threats in the past. Gary Lineker, the former England striker and a friend of Woodward, responded to the sickening footage on social media by condemning the disgraceful scenes. The attack came shortly after United finally achieved a breakthrough in their protracted negotiations with Sporting Lisbon for Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes and 24 hours before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are due to face Manchester City in the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. Woodward had been coming under growing pressure from fans to make a signing given United’s injury problems and the lack of quality cover in midfield and attack. But despite widespread unhappiness at Woodward’s handling of the club, many fans joined in the chorus of condemnation for the attack. It was not the first time angry United fans have targeted homes, though. In October 2010, a mob of 30 fans turned up at Wayne Rooney’s former mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire after then England striker had spoken of his desire to quit Old Trafford. Rooney was warned not to sign for rivals Manchester City and soon after he signed an improved contract to stay with United. Woodward – who is the highest paid director in the Premier League with an annual salary of £3.16 million – was targeted before United’s game at home to Liverpool in October when fans chartered a plane over Old Trafford trailing a banner which read: “Ed still failing – Woodward out!”Tags: Ed WoodwardManchester Unitedlast_img read more

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Rodgers full of praise for Sterling

first_img Liverpool harboured frustrations Hodgson revealed Sterling had complained of tiredness ahead of the Estonia clash, that England eventually won 1-0. Hodgson attended Sunday’s Loftus Road thriller, but left 10 minutes before the end – and the entire calamitous climax. Former Swansea boss Rodgers said he did not know whether England using Sterling sparingly in the last fortnight boosted his performance at QPR. Rodgers said there was no need for him or Sterling to meet up with Hodgson on Sunday. “I haven’t thought on that a lot to be honest, there has been a whole series of things said and written about an unfortunate incident,” said Rodgers. “But we have to move on from that. “I was actually quite busy believe it or not today, so I haven’t had the chance (to speak to Hodgson). “The kid’s played the game and now he’s having a shower – so I don’t think he’ll see him – not unless Roy’s having a shower! “We always talk, there’s no fallout, there’s no nothing. “I’m not a barrier for England, if anything I’m a big supporter of the home nations and every country. I like to think I develop players that will hopefully develop national teams. “So there’s no issue, Roy and I speak and communicate well, we’ll always find time to speak. “He’s a good man: I will always be here to support and help them.” Rangers boss Redknapp was left to lament his impressive side’s shocking luck – and launch a passionate defence of his Loftus Road tenure. The former Tottenham manager said he has no interest in speculation linking the likes of Tim Sherwood to replacing him at the west London club’s helm. “I couldn’t give a monkey’s about speculation, if you think I’m bothered, really, about silly people keeping writing rubbish,” said Redknapp. “I don’t even buy newspapers. “The only time I hear is if some idiot comes up to me and says ‘ooh, have you seen the paper today Harry?’ And I say ‘I don’t know, I don’t read it’. “I’m not interested: they can write what they want. “You only do what you can do, your best, that’s what you can do in life. “If it ain’t good enough, it’s up to other people to make their mind up. “I don’t go home and worry about speculation, I’m 68 nearly. “What am I worried about? I’m not 35 with five kids trying to pay a mortgage. “I do my best every day, I come in early, every morning I’m at the training ground early and I leave late at night. “I love my job, and I do my best: I can’t do any more and there ain’t no one could do any better here at the moment than me, I don’t think. “I hear other names mentioned, but they couldn’t do any better than what I can do, that’s for sure.” Brendan Rodgers hailed Raheem Sterling’s “courage and cleverness” in providing the perfect riposte to “unfortunate” criticism of his England omission as Liverpool tiptoed to a 3-2 victory at QPR. Sterling shook off controversy over claims he complained of tiredness in the build-up to England’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Estonia to mastermind Liverpool’s patchy Loftus Road win. Liverpool boss Rodgers said he has “no issue” with Roy Hodgson, pledging full support for England in spite of club frustrations over the Sterling revelations. Sterling forced Steven Caulker to turn the ball into his own net in the fourth minute of added time as the Reds gazumped luckless QPR to root Harry Redknapp’s men to the foot of the Premier League. Richard Dunne’s own goal gifted Liverpool the lead against the run of play, Eduardo Vargas twice equalised in the game’s frenetic dying stages either side of Philippe Coutinho’s strike, but Caulker’s error denied Rangers a deserved point. “I thought his cleverness and brightness led to the first goal,” said Rodgers of Sterling. “The best players come alive when the game goes dead, whether it’s a throw-in or in the game. “Some players look for a rest or try to get organised, but the bright players come alive. “He spotted it, played it early: it was a great run from Glen Johnson to invite the quick ball, and obviously a great cross that the defender turned in. “And the breakaways for the other two, they are just all about his speed, his technique, his courage to carry the ball, run with the ball. “It was great courage and cleverness from him today.” Press Associationlast_img read more

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers

first_imgOfficials in Oakland Park are currently investigating the death of a man they say was struck by two drivers who then left the scene of the accident.The incident occurred around 4:30 am Saturday at the 1800 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard.According to the report, the pedestrian used a designated crosswalk to walk from north to south along the boulevard. He then entered the eastbound lanes of Oakland Park and then walked north where he stood near a median. That’s when he was struck by a vehicle heading west in the far left lane.The driver of that vehicle believed to be driving a Mazda 6 sedan made between 2009 and 2011, left the scene. The victim was then struck by another driver in a Honda Civic.The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities.Investigators were able to locate the driver of the Honda Civic who is now cooperating with police, however, they are still searching for the first driver.While it was reported that the force of the impact knocked the victim out of his shoes, officials also reported that excessive speed was not considered a factor in the crash.If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).last_img read more

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Tipp claim Munster crown

first_imgScores from Patrick Bonnar Maher and John Bubbles O’Dwyer and another from Seamie Callanan stretched Tipperary’s lead leaving the scoreline in the 19th minute at 7 points to 3. Points were traded back and forth with the sides drawing level three times in the first half…but Tipp had the advantage heading in at half time…ahead by one point at 10 points to 9. Jason Forde got the Premier off to a great start to the second half with a point in the 39th minute before Niall O’Meara claimed his third score of the match with a point from play in the 46th minute bringing the scoreline to 12 points to 11. Tipp maintained their lead throughout the rest of the half…eventually stretching it out to 5 points courtesy of scores from Jason Ford, John Bubbles O’Dwyer, Seamus Callanan, Lar Corbett and Patrick Bonnar Maher. By the 69th minute, Tipp were up by 5 points…and in the final seconds, substitute Shane Burke got his name on the scoresheet with a point from play to leave the final score in Semple 21 points to 16. It’s Tipperary’s 41st Munster title…and the first piece of Championship silverwear for Eamon O’Shea as manager. Tipperary have booked their place in the All Ireland semi final on the 16th August…where they will have to wait and see who their opposition will be once the quarter finals are played out. Speaking after the match, Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea had nothing but praise for his charges. While Captain Brendan Maher also paid tribute to all involved in the background during his acceptance speech. And it was a double victory for Tipperary today as earlier the county’s Minor Hurlers overcame Limerick by 3 points Final score was 20 points to 17 The Premier County battled off a strong Waterford side in this afternoon’s decider in Semple Stadium…winning out on a final scoreline of 21 points to 16. Killruane McDonagh’s clubman Niall O’Meara was first on the scorecard this afternoon with a point from play…that was followed by a point from a free…notched over by Seamie Callanan. Niall O’Meara added a second point to his tally in the 7th minute of the first half and a free from Callanan in the 10th minute brought the scoreline to 4 points to 2. last_img read more

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Racing Post gets ready for ‘unmissable’ ICE 2017

first_img StumbleUpon Related Articles Share Share Spotlight Sports takes over MansionBet blog  June 18, 2020 Spotlight delivers Racing Post translated services for Pari-Engineering Russia August 26, 2020 Racing Post has described ICE as ‘the most significant business event of its year’ after confirming its presence at the 2017 event with the Racing Post Café (S2-230).The café will once again serve as an unofficial meeting point for key players within the sports betting industry, and a place for the Racing Post team to highlight its horseracing, greyhound and football products across online, mobile and retail.Eugene Delaney, Racing Post’s Head of B2B, said: “The Racing Post Cafe has become the key meeting place at ICE, an event which, without doubt, is our single most important show from a commercial perspective and the one that key decision-makers all attend. We are there to talk print, web, mobile, tablet and retail solutions, providing quality offerings for each medium.”He continued: “ICE is always one of the highlights of the entire year, there’s nothing quite like it. It’s a fantastic meeting place as well as the opportunity to showcase innovation. Clarion has done a fantastic job in growing the event year after year to the extent that it truly is unmissable.“The Racing Post B2B team will be there in force to highlight an array of horseracing, greyhound and football products and launch a range of exciting initiatives across online, mobile and retail. Our core message is there is so much more to the Racing Post than just a traditional print product.“We are making a significant investment in B2B products over the next 18 months and ICE is the best place to showcase what is a growing B2B portfolio.”Clarion has increased the net space available at ICE 2017 by 5% from 38,980 sqm to 40,925 sqm after last year’s record breaking representation from 150 nations. Racing Post will once again be running its annual competition to find the furthest travelled ICE attendee to visit the stand. Submit Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season  August 21, 2020last_img read more

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MannBenham forms ‘specific advisory’ for transforming global gambling marketplace

first_img StumbleUpon Isle of Man-based law firm MannBenham has announced the formation of a new igaming-specific legal advisory, offering counsel on the changing dynamics impacting the global gambling sector.The advisory has been developed by MannBenham to offer legal advice on new disciplines such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, alongside further guidance on changing compliance directives impacting all industry stakeholders.In its statement, MannBenham details that it has gathered a team with a ‘global cross-section of knowledge, jurisdictions and industry’, maintaining over 150 years combined experience in compliance, management consultancy, digital technology and business transformation.The team will work closely with clients to drive growth and reduce risk through the optimisation of technology and process, the training and mentoring of key personnel and harmonisation of business functions.Miles Benham – MannBenhamMiles Benham, Managing Director of MannBenham Advocates, commented: “We are really proud to expand the MannBenham group of companies with this new Advisory Team, it is certainly a great meeting of minds, knowledge and experience, covering multiple jurisdictions and business sectors.”The newly formed MannBenham Advisory will be involved in their first official engagement at the MannBenham International Gaming Conference later next month. There is a theme running through on sector awareness and compliant responsibilities, be that responsible gaming, CSR or internal compliance.“The event has been brought together to better promote the positive feelings around the Island gaming industry and provide help as opposed to hindrance, being positive, informative and directional as is evident from the number of speakers and the topics that will be covered,” Benham added. “We look forward to welcoming you to both the MannBenham Advisory and the gaming conference.” Share Share Luke Campbell, Champion Sports: Modular thinking most play the lead role in sportsbook migrations August 26, 2020 Submit Luckbox outlines final TSXV roadmap July 29, 2020 IoM Digital appoints Chris Kissack as esports lead  July 22, 2020 Related Articleslast_img read more

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Major Prezza Morrison appointed to The Salvation Army in Alpena

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. —  The Salvation Army in Alpena is getting new leadership.  Major Prezza Morrison has been appointed to replace Major Kevin and Captain Amy Cederval who are being transferred to Kansas City, Missouri effective June 28.Major Morrison has served The Salvation Army as an officer for more than 35 years.  She has a degree in Pastoral Ministries from Olivet Nazarene College.Major Prēzza has served The Salvation Army at appointments in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, Kansas and Missouri including an appointment as an instructor at The Salvation Army College for Officer Training (Seminary). Most recently she has served in Livingston County, MI for 5 years and 8 months.Major Prēzza also had the honor of serving The Salvation Army in many disaster service operations in the Midwest including New York after September 11, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina and tropical storm Rita.There will be a farewell gathering for the Cedervals on Sunday, June 28 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at The Salvation Army at 722 N. 2nd Ave.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Scams on social media about unemployment benefitsNext Alpena Fire Department enacts drill at the Bay View Centerlast_img read more

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Okagbare Sets New African Sprint Record

first_imgNigeria’s Blessing Okagbare destroyed a stellar 100m field to set a new African record of 10.79 secs at Saturday’s IAAF Diamond League in London.An hour before that new persona best time, Okagbare had earlier in the semi final dismissed the 10.90secs African record held by Glory Alozie since 1998, clocking 10.84secs.The University of Texas in El Paso (UTEP) graduate had similarly won the London leg of the IAAF Samsung Diamond League last year.In the second heat, Jamaica’s reigning Olympic champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world leading 10.77 seconds to win thereby setting the stage for a titanic battle in the final.However, Okagbare was in her elements in the final, storming out of the blocks in bullet-like fashion to win the race and the maximum IAAF Diamond League points to take her tally to 10, two behind Fraser-Pryce who could only manage a fourth place (10.94).Barbara Pierre of the United States (10.85) came second while Trinidad and Tobago’s Kelly-Ann Baptiste ran 10.93 to place third. Cote d’Ivoire’s Ahoure Muriel ran a new 10.95 national record to place fifth. Interstingly, Okagbare chose the London meeting, tagged the Saintsbury Anniversary Games to commemorate last year’s Olympic Games, to announce to the whole world what happened at the games where she failed to fulfil expectations was just by happenstance.She also raced into reckoning as a firm favourite for the blue ribband title at next month’s 14th IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.She is thus on the path of becoming the second Nigerian woman after Alozie to win an individual medal at the IAAF flagship championships and the first individual, man or woman to win a world title.Respected athletics coach, Tony Osheku who facilitated Okagbare’s move on scholarship to UTEP said Saturday that the five-time Nigerian 100m queen has shown she is right there with the very best in the world, pointing out that the decision by her kits sponsor, NIKE to take her under the coaching management of John Smith, renowned as the best sprints coach in the world as the best thing that has happened to in the last two years.“She has also received massive support from her state governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and the president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Chief Solomon Ogba. “With Blessing, Nigeria now has a real chance of having our national anthem played,” said Osheku, who coached Falilat Ogunkoya to two Olympic medals, the number one ranking in the world in the 400m in 1998 and two IAAF World Cup medals the same year.last_img read more

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Spike in Buena Vista County coronavirus cases, no outbreak confirmed

first_imgJOHNSTON — More than 400 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in northwest Iowa’s Buena Vista County. Storm Lake, the county seat, has two Tyson meat processing plants, but Governor Kim Reynolds Wednesday said no business in the county has a confirmed outbreak, which is considered to be when 10 percent of the workforce is either out sick or tests positive for coronavirus.“At this point they have not met the criteria,” Reynolds said, “but you know we’re testing to make sure that we understand what the scope of that is and how we can start to isolate those that are testing positive, immediately start the case investigation so that we can get the negative individuals separated, look at how we separate the shifts and how we continue to move forward to minimize — as much as possible — a potential spike.”One of the state’s Test Iowa drive-through sites for COVID-19 screenings has been operating in Storm Lake since mid-May. The governor has said testing resources are being deployed to areas where virus activity seems to be increasing.“It helps us identify the numbers,” Reynolds said late Wednesday morning. “It helps us start immediately the contract tracing or case investigation so we can understand the scope and make sure that Iowans in the area are aware of what we’re seeing and provide them the additional information to be cautious when they’re out in the community.”Tyson Foods released a written statement about what it called “large scale COVID-19 testing in Storm Lake.” The company’s spokesman said Tyson “will disclose verified test results, once complete data is available with health and government officials, team members and other stakeholders.”A state website with data about COVID-19 test results, coronavirus deaths and hospital stays lists nursing homes which are the site of coronavirus outbreaks, but it does not list confirmed outbreaks at businesses, like packing plants. Iowa Department of Public Health deputy director Sarah Reisetter said one reason for the policy is to let the companies first notify workers who may be affected.“Sometimes it takes us a little bit of time to pull together the information and to understand whether there has been an outbreak in a particular facility,” Reisetter said.On Tuesday, state officials confirmed outbreaks at Perdue Farms facilities in Sioux City and Sioux Center, based on testing conducted in early May.“Our business partners are trying to be proactive to let not only their employees know that they have a safe environment to work in and they want to assure them and provide the confidence to them to come to work in a safey environment, but it’s also they’re partners in the community,” Reynolds said during her daily news conference, “so they take that responsibility very serious, too.”Reynolds also announced Wednesday morning that a new “Test Iowa” facility is opening in West Burlington. It’s being run as a public-private partnership between the State of Iowa and Great River Health. The hospital set up a drive-through testing site, but could not get test kits. The kits are now being provided by Test Iowa.last_img read more

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Kootenay Ice snap losing streak with series sweep of Blazers

first_imgPercival, with his second of the game, made the score 5-3 after 40 minutes.The Blazers once again outscored the Ice in the third 2-1 but a goal by Post in the final minute was enough to give Kootenay the series sweep.Sookro finished the game with five points to lead the Ice.Adam Maida was in goal for both games in goal.The Ice remains at home for a two-game weekend series against South Island Royals.Saturday’s game is at 4 p.m. with Sunday’s contest set for 9:45 a.m. Both games are at the Cominco Arena. Time to break up the Kootenay Ice.After going winless in eight games to start the season, the Ice racked up two straight wins — 3-2 and 6-5 — over the Thompson Blazers in B.C. Hockey Major Midget League play at the Cominco Arena in Trail. In game one,The Ice took an early lead late in the first period as Kyle Hope of Trail scored the first goal on the power play and Brandon Sookro from South Slocan followed up with a goal of his own minutes later.Nelson’s Justin Post put the home team up 3-0 before the Blazer rallied to make the game close on goals by Nicholas Chyzowski and Ryan Clifford.Game two (2) was another tight one for the two (2) teams, but it was the Ice that came out strong and took an early first period lead.  Sookro opened up the scoring for the Ice just 30 seconds into the game before Nelson’s Austin Tambellini made it 2-0 on the power play.Nolan Percival and Smith also scored in the opening frame to give Kootenay a 4-1 lead.last_img read more

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first_imgBAFFERT TRAINEE TO HAVE FINAL WORK IN PREPARATION FOR $12 MILLION PEGASUS WORLD CUP AND REMATCH WITH ALL-TIME EARNINGS LEADER CALIFORNIA CHROME ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2017)–In what will be his final work in preparation for what shapes up as an epic rematch on Jan. 28 with legendary California Chrome, Breeders’ Cup Classic Champion Arrogate will work an undetermined distance Saturday morning at 11:45 a.m., 45 minutes prior to Santa Anita’s first race.Trained by Bob Baffert, the 4-year-old grey or roan colt by Unbridled’s Song has been training in impressive fashion for the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park. In his most recent move here last Sunday, Arrogate drilled an official six furlongs over a track that proved tiring throughout the day in 1:12.29, and galloped out seven furlongs in 1:24.82, while getting a mile time of 1:37.97.Idle since beating all-time money-won leader California Chrome by a half length in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic here on Nov. 5, Arrogate will be cutting back in distance from 1 ¼ miles to a mile and one eighth.Although track condition for tomorrow’s races has not yet been announced, Friday’s races were conducted over a “wet fast” main track that took on significant rain throughout the day.Tentative plans call for Arrogate to be flown early Tuesday morning to south Florida, where he’ll then be vanned to Gulfstream.Owned by Juddmonte Farms, Arrogate, who was also a record setting winner of the prestigious Grade I Travers Stakes at Saratoga two starts back on Aug. 27, has five wins from six starts and has earnings of $4,084,600.Fans are encouraged to watch Arrogate’s work tomorrow either in person or via the track’s simulcast signal. Santa Anita’s admission gates open at 10:30 a.m. and first post time for a nine-race card on Saturday is 12:30 p.m.last_img read more

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Spaniards around the world: Víctor Ruiz, Garrido, Fran Pastor …

first_imgLime and sand in South AmericaWorse were the news that came from South America, where Angel Lopez debuted on the bench of Delfín SC with defeat in the final of the Ecuador Super Cup. After finishing the 90 minutes with one draw, the cetaceans fell on penalties (5-4) against the League of Quito. Neither could the physical trainer of Uruguay celebrate his first title in Uruguay Felix Martinez. Despite forcing the extension in 95 ‘, the team led by Gustavo Munúa succumbed 4-2 in the title match against Liverpool.The Spaniards who militate in Bolivian football had better sensations. Michelangelo Portugal he managed to take Royal Pari to his first victory at the height (3,800 meters) of Oruro, where he won over San José thanks to the Saucedo and Spanish goals Iker Hernandez. The former Real Sociedad or Athletic debuted as a scorer in 2020, something his compatriot also did Fran Pastor with Real Potosí. The former RSD player Alcala scored the goal with which the lilac team won 2-1 against Santa Cruz and ended a three-game win streak.More than 6,200 kilometers from Potosí, in Monterrey, Querétaro defeated the current champion of the MX League with the Kike ‘Cadet’ in the starting lineup and playing the 90 minutes in the left lane. The roosters added their third victory in a consecutive way and, after four days disputed the closing, occupy the second position of the Aztec championship equaled points with Leon, who leads the table.Asia dresses upThe first weekend of February was full of joys for Spanish soccer players and coaches from the Asian continent. In Qatar Al Sadd of Xavi Hernandez, without Gabi Fernández in the call, he managed to beat Al Sailiya 3-0 and cut three points with respect to the leadership of the Qatar Stars League, which continues to hold Al Duhail despite falling against Al Rayyan. He also won the Al Wakrah of Tintin Marqueznamed best coach of January in Qatar. The Blue and Whites defeated Pepe Murcia’s Al Shahaniya with Isaías Sánchez and Cristian Ceballos in the eleven.He also took advantage of the weekend to win three points at Al Wahda Manolo Jiménez, which imposed 0-1 on Al Jazira in the Abu Dhabi derby. The Brazilian Lucas Pimienta scored the only goal of a match that meant the debut of Gaspar Baker in the football of the Arab Emirates. In Saudi Arabia he won Al Shabab, which already has six games without losing under the baton of Luis García Plaza.In India we live a ‘Spanish derby’ between Chennai City, current I-League champion, and Mohun Bagan, who aspires to a championship in which he is currently a leader. Six Spaniards – three for each team – were starters in a match that Caltura managed to take the three points (2-3). The Basque Joseba Beitia gave two assists, one of them to his countryman Fran Gonzalez, who scored again with Mohun and already has six goals in the league this season. Also in India, although in the Super League, it was the confrontation between the Jamshedpur of Iriondo and the ATK of López Habas. It was the second who took the victory after winning 0-3 with a great performance by Edu Garcia. The first weekend of February was plagued by Spanish protagonists in foreign leagues around the world. The agonizing triumph of St. Gallen by Víctor Ruiz and Jordi Quintilla in Basel, the classification of the Étoile du Sahel by Juan Carlos Garrido for the quarterfinals of the African Champions League or the first goal of Fran Pastor with the Real Potosí Bolivian starred in the day of the ‘Spaniards around the world’.Europe: Víctor Ruiz, Pol Llonch …There is no one to stop St. Gallen from Victor Ruiz Y Jordi Quintillà. The San Galo team went to the winter break after falling to Zurich, but two consecutive victories have raised him to the top of the Swiss Super League. The last against Basel and with a goal in the 93rd minute. The locals were ahead in 19 ‘by Bua, but Fazliji achieved the draw before the break after a corner kicked by Victor Ruiz and Ribeiro, already at the discount, took a shot of Bakayoko to make 1-2.He also won the Willem II, which achieved his first 2020 win with Pol Llonch in the starting lineup and playing the 90 minutes. Those of Tilburg, which already tthey have more points than in 10 of their last 12 participations in the Eredivisie, took advantage of the defeat of the PSV in Amsterdam to take hold in the fourth place of the First Division of the Netherlands.He also won the Twente in the Netherlands, which ended with a streak of eight official matches without winning three Spanish players in the eleven. Julio Pleguezuelo, Oriol Busquets Y Aitor Cantalapiedra They made headlines in the team led by the Spanish-Uruguayan Gonzalo García, who won 2-0 against Sparta Rotterdam. Cantalapiedra threw away the corner that Bijen made in the 1-0 in the 80 ‘and Lang, already in the discount, signed the 2-0. Javier Espinosa saw the whole match from the bench.He attended and also scored Toni Martínez in the tie (2-2) between Famalicao and Río Ave. The Murcian forward advanced to those of Vila Nova in 10 ‘and 27’ minutes later enabled Pote, who put land in the middle in the light. In spite of leaving with a rent of two goals to the rest, the Famalicao of Martinez and Álex Centelles, who played the entire game in the left lane, let the three points escape in just 10 minutes, the time it took for Gelson and Tarantini to equalize the contest.In Gibraltar we attended the classic between Lincoln Red Imps and Europa FC, in which 13 of the 22 starting players were Spanish. It was one of them, Juampe, who opened the scoring in favor of Europe, which ended up winning 0-2 and taking hold in the first place of the Gibraltarian First Division. He also won St. Joseph’s. The team of Raúl Procopio Lions prevailed 5-3 with full Spanish in the scorer section: Juanfri (2), Boro (2) and Pedrito scored.There were also Spanish protagonists in Africa, where Juan Carlos Garrido he managed to qualify the Tunisian Étoile du Sahel to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. He did so after defeating Zimbabwe’s Platinum 2-0 and climbing to the top position of Group B. He was eliminated from the Petro de Luanda competition. The Angolan team led by Toni Cosano reaped four draws and two losses, which prevented him from moving from third place in Group C.last_img read more

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Barclays Premier League Reviews

first_imgGOALS:- BOURNEMOUTH: GRADEL 37th; KING 50th; COOK 78th. SWANSEA: BARROW 39th; SIGURDSSON 62nd.Bournemouth claimed valuable points with a third successive league win against Swansea. Max Gradel put the home side ahead. Modou Barrow replied for the Swans, before Joshua King restored Bournemouth’s lead, only for Gylfi Sigurdsson to level. But Steve Cook headed in late on to clinch the win for the Cherries.NORWICH CITY 0 MANCHESTER CITY 0Manchester City’s title hopes suffered a huge setback as they drew at struggling Norwich and are now nine points behind leaders Leicester, who play tonight. Norwich came closest to a goal when a 25-yard Patrick Bamford shot hit the crossbar. The home side might even have stolen a late winner, but Graham Dorrans put a shot wide when well placed.STOKE CITY 1 SOUTHAMPTON 2 AFC BOURNEMOUTH 3 SWANSEA CITY 2 GOALS:- STOKE: ARNAUTOVIC 52nd. SOUTHAMPTON: PELLE 11th, 30th.Graziano Pelle scored twice to send Southampton up to seventh place in the Barclays Premier League. Pelle, who had not scored in his previous 12 league games, struck twice in the first half with a header and a low shot. Stoke replied in the second half when Marko Arnautovic flicked in from close range. The Saints finished with 10 men when Sadio Mane wasdismissed for an elbow late on.last_img read more

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Police Chief Clears Sewage Spill on Busy Water Street

first_imgPolice Inspector Sudue arrives at Water Street, where the sewage eruptedBy Samuel G. DwehCrowds of traders at the intersection of Mechlin and Water streets in Monrovia yesterday, February 22, welcomed the new Inspector General (IG) of the Liberia National Police (LNP), Patrick T. Sudue, with heroic chants as he marched towards a spillage of sewage that had erupted in the middle of Water Street. “Welcome, police boss! Welcome, police boss…!” some of the traders shouted and others sang, “No hands for the IGP? No hands for the IGP?”In local parlance, the ‘hands’ for someone means ‘applause.’The LNP boss had come with the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation’s waste collection tanker marked GSA-LWSC 05-5, with plate number (LB) 0767.The stench from the sewage filled the air. “Remove those barricades!” the IGP shouted to some of the men with him, pointing to two ropes tied around a heap of what appeared to be fecal matter that had erupted through the sewage manhole in the middle of the street. The guys rushed toward the ropes and cut them.As the men worked, the Inspector General told this reporter that he was acting on a plea from the chairman of the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) to have the sewage unclogged and the area cleaned.“Mr. Presely Tenwah of PATEL called me yesterday, told me about feces pumping out of the ground in a market area and begged me to assist him on its clearance,” he said.As the LWSC truck arrives, a trader explains to LNP Inspector Sudue and the PATEL’s Tenwah (3rd from right) what has been going onAs to why he personally showed up at the spot of the hazardous spill, instead of giving orders to some of the many junior officers of the LNP, the IGP responded that he came because he is “a servant of the people.”While the LWSC workers were desludging the manhole by pumping the excess sewage into the tanker, the LNP boss gave some money to one of the men and another amount to the driver of the tanker.“For your cold water,” he said, and marched out of the throng of traders and passersby who had stopped to watch the scene. The gesture sparked a rush of excitement among the young traders.“That’s sixty U.S. dollars!” a male trader exclaimed to his colleagues. PATEL’s chairman, Tenwah, told this reporter that some officials of his institution had informed him about the sewage problem four days prior to the day the IGP followed him there.Tenwah said the sewage problem in a market area worries him “because I am a leader in the business community.”None of the men clearing the sewage had a nose-mask, including one who identified himself as Joe Davies, 22, an employer of the LW&SC.“I’m used to it now; I’ve been doing this since I joined Water and Sewer in 2013,” he said.LWSC workers de-sludging the man-hole on Water StreetMany traders had been conducting their daily activities, including sometimes eating, in the nauseating scent of the feces.One of them, Mercy Miatta Mulbah, 23, whose shower slippers table was a few yards away from the sewage problem, said she and other traders cannot abandon their wares when they are eating because, “When you leave your market table to eat at another place, somebody will steal your market.”The rope-barricade was erected by some young traders as a means of calling the government’s attention to the feces, some of them disclosed.“I was one of those who blocked the road,” Edwin Kollie, 39, whose made-in-Ghana slippers table was situated just a few feet from the sewage eruption, said. “If we had not done that, the government would continue ignoring this. Government officials pass through pupu water here every day.”Two days prior to Sudue’s visit to the scene, some police officers came in a police car to pass but met the barricade, said a trader who sells imported sneakers.“They came down with pistols but we dared them to cut the rope,” he said.The presence of spilled sewage in market areas in many parts of the nation’s capital, Monrovia, has been a recurrent scene since the exit of Madam Mary Broh, Acting Mayor of the City of Monrovia.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Man remanded for pelting ex-lover with brick

first_imgA man, who admitted to fracturing the nose of his ex-male partner after an argument, was on Monday charged and appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Leon MurrayThirty-five-year-old Leon Murray appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty after he was slapped with two charges.The first charge alleged that on September 5, 2019 at Georgetown, he maliciously damaged one spectacle valued at $30,000 property of Shawn Solomon. The second charge alleged that on September 5, 2019 at Georgetown, he inflicted grievous bodily harm on Solomon.The unrepresented man pleaded not guilty to the first charge; however, he pleaded guilty to the second charge with explanation.In his pleadings to the court Murray stated that Solomon pulled out two knives and started to fire chops. “It cut my hand, he then pick up a big wood and throw it on my neck. After he throw it, I got angry and picked up a big brick and throw it in his face,” Murray said.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris informed the court that on September 5 at about 22:30h, the Virtual Complainant (VC) went home from work and saw Murray, after which an argument ensured. According to the Prosecutor, the defendant armed himself with a brick and pelted the VC to his face. The matter was reported and the defendant was arrested.The Prosecutor objected to bail since the VC suffered a fractured nose and the seriousness of the offence.The Magistrate, after listening to both sides, remanded the father of one to prison. The case will continue on September 10.last_img read more

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Local MLA challenges call for carbon tax increase with petition

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — In what he sees as a case of putting the views of the majority of his constituents ahead of those of his party, Peace River North Liberal MLA Pat Pimm has started a petition against the government’s proposed Climate Leadership Plan.Launched last Thursday, with a first day total of nearly 500 signatures, the petition targets the 32 recommendation draft report issued by a government appointed 18-member Climate Leadership Team, which Pimm believes had an unbalanced issue oriented membership.- Advertisement -As reported earlier, supporters of the committee recommendations called on the government to implement the suggested changes this spring in an open letter to the Premier released last week. Including a recommendation that the current $30 a tonne BC carbon tax be increased twelve times that amount by 2050.Pimm, in his ‘No Increase to BC Carbon Tax’ petition message to the Premier and his Liberal caucus colleagues, has offered some practical application math, including how implementation of that recommendation would impact consumer prices at BC filling stations.Now keep in mind that’s just the carbon tax portion of the posted price, and Mr. Pimm has also included a local industry impact example, noting the current carbon tax, costs Spectra Energy over 70 million dollars per year, but by 2050 under the revised plan that amount would jump to 840 million.Critics and supporters are reminded the government has extended the deadline of the two month public comment period on the committee report until Friday.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Arsenal transfer latest – Arsene Wenger expects ‘quiet’ end to January window

first_imgArsene Wenger expects Arsenal to be ‘quiet’ in the final days of the transfer window.The Gunners have already added to their squad this month, with midfielder Mohamed Elneny arriving for £5million from Basel.Arsenal have also been linked with several other players, including a new striker, but Wenger predicts a quiet end to the transfer window.“You will certainly have some work to do in the next ten days, not especially with Arsenal but with other clubs,” said Wenger.“We are always open to an exceptional opportunity we can take for the long-term. But I expect our last ten days to be quiet at the moment.” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger 1last_img read more

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first_imgDONEGAL could be sitting on a multi-million euro fortune if new flexible government rules on oil production are met with a positive response today.The Irish Offshore Operators Association (IOOA) anticipates increased interest in the latest round of applications for gas and oil exploration off the Donegal coast, with those applications closing today.Gas and oil exploration companies will apply for new authorisations in the Atlantic Margin off Donegal. The applications have the potential to boost the offshore oil industry in the county in several service sectors.Industry sources told donegaldaily at a briefing yesterday that there is the potential for thousands of new jobs, with one insider insisting: “Killybegs could be the Donegal equivalent of Aberdeen with so many high-tech positions and well paid positions.“But it will not just be about Killybegs; the whole county could get a lift from well-managed oil and gas exploration off our coast.”It can take two years from exploration to drilling; but Ireland has lagged behind Britain in this sector. The industry insider added: “We actually don’t know how much gas and oil is off our coast. There could be a multi-billion dollar fortune – and if there is, Donegal and the people of Donegal could benefit.”Minister Pat Rabbitte is on record as saying that Ireland needed ‘‘more exploration for oil and gas, not less’’ and the country needed ‘‘more discoveries like the Corrib gas field’’.He said that, without an increase in exploration, Ireland would not benefit from its indigenous natural resources.LICENSES TO DRILL FOR OIL OFF DONEGAL UP FOR GRABS TODAY was last modified: May 31st, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalgasoil industrylast_img read more

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first_imgMINOR BOARD AGMThe Minor Board AGM will take place Thur 6th Dec at 8.30pm. All coaches/trainers are asked to attend. Anyone who is interested in coaching or helping out with any underage team is more than welcome to attend. Anyone who wishes to add anything to the agenda please contact Alan Martin 0861723899 MINI STRICTLY COME DANCINGThe Mini Strictly will be held in The Villa Rose on Dec7th. Tickets are available from any committee member.Please come along and support the boys and girls as they strut their stuff. SENIOR FOOTBALL MANAGER.CLG Sean Mac Cumhaill are seeking to fill the position of Senior Football team Manager for the 2013 season.Any interested parties please forward their details to club secretary Peter Moloney by post to Peter Moloney ,Secretary Sean Maccumhaill GAA ,Dunwiley ,Stranorlar Ballybofey or email no later than Monday December 10.CHRISTMAS ADULTS HANDBALL DOUBLES COMPETITIONCalling all past and present, young and not so young handballers. Work off some of those Christmas pounds with our handball competition on Fri 28th and Sat 29th Dec in Mac Cumhaills Gaa Centre.€5 entry per person. Teams/Fixtures will be annouced on Fri 21 Dec. Closing date for entries is 14th Dec. All proceeds will go to The Donegal Sports Partnership -Sports Inclusion Programme. Contact Avril 086 3394306 or Mark 086 33943063G ASTRO TURF PITCHState of the art 3G Astro pitch is available. Please contact Terry O Reilly(0866095347) for times etcMAC CUMHAILLS LOTTO There were no winners of the lotto this week. Numbers were 1,16,26 and 29There were 2 match 3 winners.Angela Dunnion and Mary Mc Hugh. Each receives €75€2 weekly or a yearly subscription for the Club Lotto is €100 €5 weekly or a yearly subscription for the Club Lotto is €240.Contact any club committee member for detailsThe jackpot will be €2500 next weekIF YOU’RE NOT IN, YOU CAN’T WIN!!!!!!!FOR SALEWe have club bags for sale. €15. Ideal for school bags. Contact Alan Martin 0861723899SIGNS.Anyone wishing to take a sign in a prime location on a gable wall, please contact Alan Or Peter.MAC CUMHAILL’S BINGOMac Cumhaill’s Weekly Bingo is in Vi this week at 8.30pm. Everyone Welcome.We would also like to thank Alice Bonner for her continued support. Alice has kindly sponsored a hamper every week at the bingo.CLUB MEETING’SClub meetings will be held on the Last Monday of every Month at the Clubhouse. Any person wishing to get involved in the club please come along or contact any member.CLUBHOUSE BARThe Clubhouse bar is now taking bookings for parties: Contact Simon at 085 1503092 for more informationGAA NEWS: SEAN MacCUMHAILLS CLUB NOTES was last modified: December 3rd, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Sean MacCumhaills GAA Club noteslast_img read more

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first_imgCAPPRY ROVERS NOTES  21/09/2015CAPPRY ROVERS LOTTOThe numbers drawn in this week’s draw were 2, 6, 8, 20. There was no jackpot winner.The winner of the €50 lucky ticket was Ross Doherty, Dooish.Next weeks jackpot is €3450.Remember if you’re not in, you can’t win!!!CAPPRY ROVERSCappry Rovers 1-4 Gweedore CelticGweedore Celtic went away with the three points from Cappry Park when they had a 4-1 victory over Cappry Rovers in an entertaining game.In the 1st half both teams played some good football with both teams creating chances.Cappry took the lead in the 33rd minute when the Gweedore keeper could only parry a shot from Aaron Kelly and the ball fell to Stephen Carr who drilled it to the net from ten yards.The visitors went in search of the equaliser and were rewarded when they were awarded a penalty in the 36th minute for a tackle in the box and Shane Porter scored from the spot.Both teams created numerous chances after this but to no avail. They went in at the break 1-1.Gweedore went in front in the 46th minute when a shot was parried by Eoin Gallen and it fell to Jay Dee and he scored from close range.There was more trouble for Cappry in the 55th minute when Jamie Boyle scored to the bottom of the net with a shot.Tommy Diver scored Gweedores 4th goal in the 67th with a header following a free kick.Cappry pushed forward looking to get goals back  but to no avail.Team Performance from Cappry.Shane Porter and Ryan Kelly were best for Gweedore.Cappry are back in action next week in the FAI Junior Cup when they entertain Cavan Celtic at the earlier time of 1.30pm, Cappry Park. Come up and support the lads and you might even get a cup of tea and a biscuit!!Training in Cappry Park on Wednesday evening from 7pm.CAPPRY ROVERS RESERVESMilford United Reserves 1-1 Cappry Rovers ReservesCappry travelled to Moyle View Park for their 1st away game of the season in the league. In the 5th minute they grabbed the lead when the Milford goalkeepers clearance landed straight to Conor Laverty who made no mistake in slotting the ball low into the bottom corner of the net. Unfortunately Cappry couldn’t capitalise on their lead and allowed Milford back into the game. After a good move down the right in the 35th minute Milford got back on level terms. It stayed like that until half time. Both teams had a chance to win it in the 2nd half but to no avail. On the balance of play, a draw was probably a fair result. Team efforts from both teams.Next week the lads make the short trip to our neighbours in the Curragh. The game is scheduled to be played on Friday evening with a 7.30pm kick off.Come and offer your support to the lads.CAPPRY CRUSADERS U16’sCappry Crusaders played their 1st home game of the season on Sunday morning when they played Ballyraine Celtic. Cappry were under a lot of pressure in the 1st half but our back line played very well and our stand in goalkeeper, Jack Marley, pulled of some great saves. Unfortunately 5 minutes from half time Ballyraine broke the deadlock and managed to get 3 quick goals before the break. In the 2nd half Cappry came out and attacked a bit more and were unfortunate not to get a bit more from the game. Conor McCormack felt a bit unlucky not to get on the scoresheet when he and many others felt that the keeper dropped his free kick over the line. The referee didn’t agree and they had to battle on. In the 60th minute Darren Marley broke up field and eventually got the goal that they so badly deserved. Ballyraine probably feel they deserved the win but Cappry also feel we should have got at least a point. Final score, Cappry Crusaders 1-3 Ballyraine Celtic.Next weekend they face a tricky away trip to Dunfanaghy Youths. Time to be confirmed later. Training will be in Cappry Park, Thursday from 7.15pm to 8.30pm.CAPPRY ROVERS U14’s Cappry Rovers travelled to Drumkeen on Saturday morning and had a day they would prefer to forget. On a day that nothing went right for our lads, Drumkeen ran out deserving winners on a 7-0 scoreline.CAPPRY ROVERS U12’sCappry Rovers played Castlefin Celtic on Wednesday last in Castlefin and came away with a 5-0 win with Luke McGlynn (2), Mark Mbuli, Jack Long and Kevin McCormack getting the goals.They welcomed Fintown Harps to Cappry on Saturday evening and got a comprehensive 10-1 victory. Kevin McCormack(3), Luke McGlynn (2), Sean Ward(2), Mark Mbuli, Jack Long and Daniel Marley got the Cappry goals. That has now moved them to 9 points from 3 games in their group which sees them finish top.CAPPRY CRUSADERS U12’sCappry Crusaders made the short trip to the Finn Valley Centre where they played Ballybofey United Colts this evening. Ballybofey were the 1st to get on the score sheet when they broke through the Cappry defence and made no mistake with the finish. Cappry were quick to react to going 1 down and with Ballybofey still celebrating their opening goal, Martin Mbuli made no mistake when he drove through their defence and hammered the ball into the back of the net. Credit must be giving to Ballybofey with their reaction and were soon 2-1 up again. Further goals from Martin Mbuli and Eddie McCauley put Cappry 3-2 ahead at the break. In the 2nd half Cappry kick on a gear and Martin got another 2 goals to bring his tally to 4 for the evening. Dylan Gallagher and Aaron Lyons got a goal a piece. Final score was 7-2 to Cappry Crusaders. Training for the Crusaders will be on Thursday from 7.15 to 8.30pm in Cappry Park.UNDERAGE TRAININGKeep an eye on our Facebook page for details of training sessions.CLUB TRAINING ORDER EVENINGWe will be taking orders for our club gear on Friday evening in the clubhouse from 6pm to 7pm. This will be the last order for 12 months. See you all there.SOCCER NEWS: GWEEDORE CELTIC IN RAMPANT FORM AS THEY HIT CAPPRY FOR FOUR was last modified: September 22nd, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:soccerSportlast_img read more

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first_imgGaoth Dobhair victorious, but county star Neil was sent offGAOTH Dobhair and Killybegs are through to the quarter-finals of the RnaG County Championship after victories this evening.There were scenes of celebrations at Magheragallon as a last minute goal from Tom Diver snatched a one point victory for Gaoth Dobhair who finished the game without county star Neil McGee who was sent off.The final score against Termon was 1-10 to 1-09. Killybegs had an easier time of it as the never looked under threat as they beat Dungloe 0-15 to 0-09.There were some great scores from John Ban Gallagher, Benny Boyle, Jason Noctor and Hugh McFadden.Elsewhere Four Masters beat Malin 1-12 to 1-06, Glenfin won 3-10 to 1-10 at MacCumhaills.St Eunan’s had a 1-13 to 0-06 victory away at Ardara and St Michael’s defeated Naomh Conaill 5-10 to 1-10. Aodh Ruadh drew 2-10 each with Buncrana.Sent results to COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP: GAOTH DOBHAIR AND KILLYBEGS THROUGH TO THE LAST EIGHT was last modified: July 6th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP: GAOTH DOBHAIR AND KILLYBEGS THROUGH TO THE LAST EIGHTlast_img read more

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first_imgIT’S not every night you win your first Professional bout.But it was a dream start for Jason Quigley – and for his Donegal fans at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas.Here’s some more snaps to celebrate. PICTURE SPECIAL ON A SPECIAL NIGHT FOR JASON QUIGLEY AND HIS DONEGAL FANS was last modified: July 13th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Jason QuigleyLas Vegaspicture speciallast_img read more

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First identify challenges to small business: Zulu

first_img27 May 2014Lindiwe Zulu, the woman in charge of South Africa’s newly created Department of Small Business Development, says that while the role of small business in job creation is widely recognised, it is important to be sensitive to the challenges faced by the sector.“It’s about dialoguing with them to see where the challenges are,” Zulu told SAnews after her swearing in as the new minister in Pretoria on Monday.“This is a new ministry, but the sector is not new,” she added. “There’s a lot of work that’s already been done by the Department of Trade and Industry and other departments. For us it will be about pulling out that work and seeing what has worked and what hasn’t.”Zulu said that skills development and financing were some of the challenges faced by small businesses. “Sometimes people get a little money and they think that they’ve got a lot, only to realise that that money wasn’t really enough. So the issue of saving amongst our people is also very important.”The former International Affairs adviser has travelled extensively on the continent and has seen how small businesses thrive in other countries – and how foreign nationals who come to South Africa start up thriving small businesses.“You look at some of the foreigners that are in South Africa today. They arrive in South Africa with almost nothing, but they network, they support each other. Those are the things I think one would have to deal with in assisting SMMEs, because there’s got to be a connection, networking and support for each other.”The department will also look at the issue of the government not paying small businesses within the prescribed 30-day time period, while also engaging with the country’s financial institutions and helping to get small business owners organised into formations.“We need to find a way to pull people together; the issue of cooperatives, for instance, is one of the most important elements,” Zulu said.Business welcomes new departmentEarlier on Monday, the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) welcomed the establishment of the new ministry, saying it had been “high on the chamber’s wish list”.“Sacci has and will continue to engage towards an SME department that serves the development interests of SMEs and the economy,” Sacci CEO Neren Rau said in a statement.“This includes simplifying the SME regulatory environment, reviewing and expanding incentives for SMEs, and championing the cause of SMEs with other government department and the Presidency vis-a-vis policy development.”In his 2014 Budget speech in Cape Town in February, former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said small business people had raised concerns that they were not receiving enough support in order to raise their enterprises to levels at which they could contribute to the country’s growth.The Budget allocated R6.5-billion over three years for supporting small and medium enterprises.Source: read more

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Understanding Indoor Air Quality (1) – Building Science Podcast

first_imgThis podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called “Building Science Fundamentals” taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.Last week, Dr. John discussed humidity and the damage it can do to a building. This week, Dr. Joe explains his preferred method of evaluating indoor air quality and why it works. He also points out that air contaminants are usually a symptom of the breakdown of building materials by water, heat, ultraviolet light, and ozone.__________________________________________________Practical air quality evaluationWe’re going to do the four p’s: people, pollutant, path, pressure. That’s a way of looking at indoor air quality, it’s a completely different way of looking at things from the traditional industrial hygiene community view of indoor air quality, which is based on concentration of contaminates versus dilution. That approach is completely correct, completely accurate, and totally useless. The approach that I’m going to propose is not completely accurate, not completely precise, but extremely useful. And so, as an engineer, this is going to be approximately correct, but not precisely or strictly correct. So it’s gonna get you eighty, ninety percent of the way to understanding what’s going on with very little effort; and once you’ve got the big picture sort of figured out, you can then transition into the traditional, industrial hygiene approach.How it worksOkay. What’s this based on? If you have people over here, and you have a pollutant over there, you don’t have a problem because the people and the pollutant aren’t in the same place. You need a way for the pollutant to get to the people; so you need a connection. You need a path. If you have people here, the pollutant here, and you have a path, you have a problem. Well, you don’t yet — you still need something to push the pollutant down the path to the people. You need a pressure. So you need all four things for there to be a problem: people, pollutant, path, pressure.Many different people and pollutantsThe trouble with people is that they’re people! No two people are alike, so it’s difficult to get a uniform or identical response from people to a similar exposure. Some people are more sensitive than others to the same exposure. I’m a very sensitive person and you know, even to modest exposures of things I react in strange ways. You know a very small amount of alcohol makes me do very, very, very strange things. So anyway, people don’t act the same way to the same exposure. So it’s very difficult to make recommendations on exposures, because, how do you choose which group of people, or what type of person you’re dealing with? In terms of pollutants, there are a million of them available to deal with! Which one do you pick? You would go broke if all you did was try to measure pollutants. The problem with pollutant measurement technology is that we don’t have the ability to go into a space and measure the pollutants in the space. Now I’m going to be very careful about what I’ve just said. If you go into a space, we don’t have the technology to measure the pollutants in the space. You don’t go into a space and ask: “what’s in the air in this space?” You go into a space and you ask: “is this in the space? or this in the space? Or is this in the space? You’ve got a million choices to ask about. So when somebody says: “We’ve tested the air in this space, and we didn’t find anything.” No, what they’re really saying is, “What we tested for we didn’t find within our limits of accuracy of the test procedure that we used.” That’s very, very different from saying, “There’s nothing wrong with the air.” Just means what we tested for, we didn’t find within the limits of the test.Don’t start with air testingWell how the hell do you know what to test for? Well, you shouldn’t test for things until you already understand the problem. And so, that’s why all of the people who really know about indoor air quality, like the EPA and the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, say that the last thing you should do is start off an investigation of indoor air quality by doing air testing. Because any of the money that you use on testing won’t be available to you to fix the problem. And the air testing is always going to find stuff in the air, you’re just not going to know what it means. And it gets even worse. If you find stuff in the air you have to ask yourself, is it bad or good? And more fundamentally, where did it come from? We don’t know whether it’s bad or good because very few contaminants have known dose/response relationships so we can actually set acceptable or unacceptable limits to it. So it’s very difficult to measure something in the air, and say, “This is actually bad, and it’ll be good if it drops below this concentration.” We can only do that with very few things. Usually it’s stuff that people don’t manufacture, make, or distribute. So we have really, really good standards for radon. Why? Nobody makes it. Who are you going to sue, God? Right? So let’s say you find something in the air. Where the hell does it come from? Well, that’s pretty fundamental, or pretty important.Pollutants often come from damaged materialsAnd so I’m going to say: forget about that. Most pollutants come from things that get really hot, or really wet, or exposed to ultraviolet light or ozone. We call these things damage function. When damage functions act on materials they damage them. That’s why we call them damage functions. And one of the things that results from the damage is that the stuff falls apart. And as it falls apart, or breaks down, the break down particles are often contaminants in the form of gasses and particles. So as you expose materials to damage functions, your break down products can be viewed as contaminants that are in the form of gasses and particles and the particles are very tiny, they have a very tiny aerodynamic diameter that they can get into the air, and be transported in the air as the solid form.What’s the biggest source?And so what part of your building gets the hottest, and wettest, and most exposed to ultraviolet light and ozone? It’s the roof. So what’s the typical roof? You know, a black EPDM membrane. And you’re on the top of that black EPDM membrane roof in July. And the temperature is what? One hundred and eighty degrees. So you go up on that roof, and you’re standing there, and you go (inhale) — what do you smell? The roof! The roof is emitting huge quantities of VOCs — volatile organic compounds. If you take your hand and you rub it on the top of the roof it’ll actually fall apart in your hand. If those particles get into the air we have an aerosol. So you can actually sense — feel with your own nose because your nose is actually more accurate for detecting chemicals than a gas chromatograph — and you can actually smell the roof breaking down while you’re on it. Which is why it’s always a good idea to put you’re building’s fresh air intake up on the roof. Because you then actually hoover up the VOCs and eject them right into the breathing zone of the occupied space.The pollutant is the symptom, not the problemWho are the mold folks here? There are a couple of mold folks here. What we’ve learned is that you don’t look for mold because you’re always going to find mold in the air. What you look for is the wet spot, because that’s where the mold is coming from. So you search for mold by looking for water. Alright? So you search for VOCs not by looking for VOCs; you search for VOCs by looking for something that’s hot that would be giving off the VOCs. So you look for pollutants by looking for the thing that’s hot, or wet, or exposed to ultraviolet light, or to ozone. And then ask yourself, are those things connected to the breathing zone of the occupied space by a pathway and pressure relationship? I only sample after I know what’s going on, in order to shut up people that don’t know what’s going on. So you don’t look for pollutants, you look for the hot spot, the wet spot, the spot that’s exposed to ultraviolet light and ozone and work backwards via a pollutant, pressure, and pathway relationship. So you do an indoor air quality investigation by thinking in two dimensions at the same time. On one axis is what? People, pollutant, path, pressure. On the other axis is hot, wet, UV. Now, there’s ozone in there, but the first three damage functions are in order of magnitude more significant than the fourth one. So the really, really important ones are hot, wet, UV; ozone is kind of important, but it’s not in the same league as the other one. Why even mention it? Because it’s not insignificant. In other words it’s not the big three, but it can cause you some grief. Are you with me on this?How damaging are these effects?Now, each one of these effects by itself is annoying. Two or three of them acting together is really, really bad. We view these as being exponential and synergistic. Exponential means that each affect by itself gets very, very, very bad, but nor on a linear increase, but on a really ramping increase. So we know with temperature, every ten degree rise Kelvin in a material doubles the off-gassing rate. That’s eighteen degrees Fahrenheit. So you double the badness of a material every 18 degrees. Using Joe math that’s approximately what? Twenty. So every twenty degree increase you double the off-gassing. Now, it doesn’t take very long to have a factor of four. That would be how many degrees? Forty. Cause it’s two by two, so the first twenty degrees doubles it, the second twenty degrees doubles the double. So that would be four. See you want your salary to be increasing exponentially, not linearly. Right? Ok. Now the same thing with humidity. It turns out as you double vapor pressure, you basically double off-gassing. And that’s approximately eighteen percent relative humidity. That’s purely by chance. They’re not connected, the eighteen and eighteen — it just happened serendipitously … accidentally … I can’t even frickin’ pronounce it. Alright. Now the same thing with UV light. Every ten percent increase in UV light results in the doubling of the factors. Now when any two of them are acting together, they’re not additive affects, they’re multiplicative affects, so if you really what to trash something, make it hot, make it wet, and expose it to sunlight. And then zap it with a little bit of ozone.Why should people care?It’s the same thing for humans, not just materials. It’s true. If you want to live a long time, you go to some place that it’s cold, that it’s dry, you protect yourself from UV light, you stay away from urban areas, because urban areas have what? Ozone! And you eat nuts and berries. So you’ll live a very long time but you’ll feel miserable and wish you were dead. So where is the worst place to retire? Florida! Cause you’re going to a place that has what? Hot, wet, humidity, and it’s an urban area. So you’re going to frickin’ die. Alright, let’s go to hospitals. The worst thing to do if you’re sick is to be in a humidified space. The dryer it is, the healthier it is. So why do we humidify hospitals? Cause they’re filled with explosive gasses and we don’t want them to blow up. That’s very unhealthy. Unfortunately, you get lots of mold and bacterial growth and that’s really bad, cause if you’re sick, your immune system is weak, and you’re exposed to these opportunistic pathogens. So the most dangerous place to be if you’re sick is in a humidified hospital. It’s part of the new health care system. Alright. People, pollutants, path, pressure. Cause there’s always going to be a pathway, and there’s always going to be pressures. You can never get rid of all the holes, you can just get rid of the big holes.last_img read more

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How to Get a Job In Sales (Part Two)

first_img Essential Reading! Get my 3rd book: Eat Their Lunch “The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are already being serviced by your competition.” Buy Now A long time ago, I wrote a post about how to get a job in sales. It is mostly right. What is really wrong is corrected here, with apologies for not writing this sooner.Right now I have an open position for a sales manager for one of my companies. I have been very involved in the process of hiring this person, as they are instrumental to the success of the business (as all sales managers are).There are ads for this position running on, ZipRecruiter, and Careerbuilder. These ads have been run multiple times, and the resumes have really stacked up. There are now more than 400 resumes, half of which lack the requisite experience, as they have no sales or leadership history at all.These ads have been running for weeks. Over 400 people have sent me their resume. Yet, not a single one of the people who sent me their CV have had the gumption to pick up the phone to call me to ask me for an interview.If you want a job in sales, you have to demonstrate the fundamental skills and abilities of a salesperson. You have to pursue what it is that you want, especially if it is an opportunity. How can you be a salesperson without knowing how to schedule an appointment with a prospect?If you are a sales manager, you are a leader. How can you lead salespeople if you are unwilling to serve as an example of what you want them to be? Would you recommend the people on your team send emails and wait to see if anyone emails them back for an appointment?Sales isn’t an endeavor that allows for passivity. Leadership requires that you lead the action to move forward towards some goal, some better future. It doesn’t allow you to wait to see if anything happens for you. These behaviors repel success.If you want a job in sales, act like a salesperson. If you want to lead or manage a sales force, demonstrate the behaviors you will expect of the people you lead. Do this and you will massively compress the time it takes you to get work.last_img read more

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NBA: Paul believes blockbuster trade will benefit both Rockets, Clippers

first_imgClippers coach Rivers on Chris Paul trade: ‘I hate the way it endedSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Before Mayweather-McGregor … Ali v Inoki “Everyone says, ‘We get killed. We can’t get there. We just can’t get over the hurdle.’ I felt like it was time for change,” he shared.“I got an opportunity to grow here,” he added. “It’s unreal to think about the times that we had. We had some good runs.”Furthermore, Paul downplayed the rumored nepotism between coach Doc Rivers and his son Austin, which pundits attribute to his exit in Los Angeles.“Just like I called Blake (Griffin) and those guys, I called Austin,” he said. “I wish him the best of luck with what he has going on in the future. No, that report wasn’t true. If anything, Austin has grown up a lot and is getting better. I heard the report. It’s not worth responding to.”  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORY:ADVERTISEMENT Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Riveracenter_img Chris Paul  APNBA fans will definitely get some getting used to seeing Chris Paul donning the Houston Rockets’ colors.The league’s premier playmaker opted for a change in scenery and left the Los Angeles Clippers, which he helped rise from obscurity for the past six seasons.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes NBA: Paul goes from Clippers to Rockets in blockbuster dealSpeaking to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, a sports news site, the 32-year-old point guard shared how  the trade bodes well for both franchises.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I feel like the last six years we’ve had a great run. I felt like it was not only a good time for change for me, but for the team, too,” he said.The nine-time NBA All-Star also addressed the Clippers’ struggles to get over the hump throughout his tenure, with the team looking like contenders throughout the season only to burn out come playoff time. View commentslast_img read more

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In the city

first_imgAll the latest products, places, fads and trends to grab hold of your city. Festive bonanzaThe festive aura provides an opportunity for everyone to indulge in luxurious gift options. Keeping up with the spirit, Swarovski brings their new collection. Choose from the exquisite crystal creations in eye-catching designs. Add the,All the latest products, places, fads and trends to grab hold of yourcity.Festive bonanzaThe festive aura provides an opportunity for everyone to indulge in luxurious gift options. Keeping up with the spirit, Swarovski brings their new collection. Choose from the exquisite crystal creations in eye-catching designs. Add the beauty of Nature to your table decorations with Jacky, Juliette and Liz from the Rocking Flowers range. At: G-5, SG Highway, Satellite Road, AhmedabadCough up: Bee Eaters (above) Rs14,250; Duck Rs 6,600Sense of smellPlatinum, the fragrance by Oriflame is worth a dekko. Specially made to capture the essence of the modern man, the scent is all-male. The combinations of fiery black pepper, sensual patchouli and leather are a must try.At: Contact your nearest Oriflame consultant or SMS Oriflame to 59994 to possess this bottle.Cough up: Rs 1,590Tune inPhilips has launched a new line of waterproof and sweatproof headphones, SHQ3000 & SHQ4000. Their rubberised black and bright orange design comes in three sizes with extra soft anti-bacterial silicon ear caps.Great for sports enthusiasts as these are weightless, secure, comfortable and safe for outdoor use.At: Philips stores Cough up: SHQ3000 Rs 1,999; SHQ4000 Rs 2,499last_img read more

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Kapil Dev ends stand-off, back on board with BCCI

first_imgKapil Dev ended his long stand-off with the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) on Wednesday.The World Cup-winning skipper, who was sacked as National Cricket Academy chief after taking over as the head of the rebel Indian Cricket League met BCCI president, N Srinivasan, at its Mumbai office and submitted a letter to bury the differences.The BCCI, in a statement, said Kapil wrote to it that he has resigned from Essel Sports Private Limited, the ICL promoters, and that he has pledged renewed support to the board.Although many former players and domestic cricketers were given amnesty by the BCCI after submitting letters regretting their act of joining hands with the ICL, Kapil had been steadfast in his stand that he did nothing wrong.Facing criticism for its treatment of the former national skipper, Srinivasan broke the ice in a brief meeting with Kapil when the BCCI brass assembled in Delhi on July 16 for the Working Committee meeting.Now that Kapil is back in BCCI’s good books, he should get the withheld money from the IPL profits and also the withheld pension as well as the arrears for the last five years.last_img read more

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PH Wildcats move on to 2019 PONY World Series

first_imgDuterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Golden Glove awardee Christian Marantal. (Contributed photo)MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ 10U-select Wildcats baseball team avenged their preliminary loss to the Korean team in a tightly fought final — making them the Asia Pacific Zone Champions — at the Phu Nhuan Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Sunday, June 2.With the victory, the Wildcats gets the honor of representing the Asia Pacific Region to the 2019 PONY World Series, which will be held from Aug. 2 to 5 in Youngsville, Louisiana.ADVERTISEMENT The highlight of this inning was the Wildcats’ last defensive play. With the Korean team having two outs, but with a runner on third base, batter Lee Seo Jun hit a grounder straight to Mustang MVP Mio Ilagan who made an easy throw to catcher Mark Olayvar to give their rivals their third out.The Wildcats baseball team holding the Philippine flag. Contributed photoTeam members and supportersThe other Wildcats team members are Jaden de Venecia on first base, Quinn Blume on left field, Gelo Panopio on second base, Ken Orata on right field, and Ethan Galvez on left field.MVP Mio Ilagan gets a victory ride as the Wildcats baseball team celebrates after winning the game. Contributed photoEric Gesmundo heads the coaching staff, which is composed of Kiko Gesmundo, Ching Geroche, and Tony Olayvar.The team is supported by IMG PH, Manila Bankers Life, Jollibee PH, Azuthai, BLK 513, Gatorade PH, Balesin Island Resort, Centrex PH, Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro, and the team members family and friends.(Editor: Alexander T. Magno)Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Best is yet to come for NorthPort’s Prince Ibeh Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport Then right-fielder Juancho Gatmaitan and left-fielder Jorell Ching gave Korean ace pitcher Park Chan Min a surprise by making it to home plate, adding two more runs for the Wildcats, putting the score at 5-0.In the fourth inning, however, Korean batter Kim Min Geon and Jung Seok Yong mounted a rally that sparked a four-run rally, just a point shy of tying the Wildcats.But then the Korean coaching staff made a costly error in that inning, leading to a third out.In the fifth inning, Wildcats center fielder Santino Malabanan was gifted a balk, sending right-fielder Gatmaitan to home plate again, putting the score at 6-4.Leading at the top of the sixth inning, the Wildcats only had to keep the Korean from making any runs.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games messcenter_img Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP They will face the champions from the U.S. West Zone. Other champion teams in the bracket are from the Caribbean and North Zones. The defending champion is Mexico.Consistent pressureFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe Wildcats commanded a 3-0 lead at the bottom of the first inning, with co-skippers Mio Ilagan and Raffy Blaza and ace pitcher Axl Fallorina leading the charge.Axl Fallorina, catcher Christian Marantal–the Golden Glove Awardee–kept up the pressure in the second inning, keeping their rivals from making any runs. DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew MOST READ Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View commentslast_img read more

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Why is Test cricket so much like a Bollywood potboiler?

first_imgIndia completed a massive victory in their historic 500th Test match when they beat New Zealand by 197 runs in the first of their three-match series in Kanpur. (SCORECARD)And because it was a special landmark in Indian cricket, it would be worthwhile to look why Test cricket resembles Bollywood masalas so much. There is drama in Test matches, like there is in Bollywood films. Then there is more drama, a love affair, heartbreak, anti-climax and finally some climax.These ingredients make Test cricket worth watching. These ingredients make the pain, the highs and lows so attractive to the purists. (It was a perfect Test match for India: Sourav Ganguly to India Today)In short, if you are a Bollywood fan, there will come a time when you will begin to enjoy the charms of Test cricket. No wonder then, Bollywood and cricket are such raging areas of interest in this country.Here, we give you a blow-by-blow account to sum up the different emotions players and fans went through together during India’s conquest of the Black Caps. You will see for yourselves what exactly we mean. (R Ashwin breaks Waqar Younis’ record, becomes second fastest to take 200 Test wickets)DRAMA 1: THE INDIAN COLLAPSEPlaying their landmark 500th Test at Kanpur, India collapsed from 154/1 to 291/9 against New Zealand on the first day, with spinner Mitchell Santner and seamer Trent Boult taking three wickets each.Murali Vijay top-scored with 65, and Cheteshwar Pujara made 62, with the pair adding 112 runs for the second wicket before Santner had Pujara caught and bowled. Starting under overcast skies, India looked comfortable in reaching lunch on 105/1, but then lost three wickets for 33 runs in the 11 overs before tea. (500th Test: Anil Kumble’s shades and cap stolen during felicitation)advertisementAfter the loss of Lokesh Rahul for 32 in the morning, and then Pujara’s dismissal, Virat Kohli came to the crease to a loud cheer from the Green Park crowd. But the captain lasted only 10 balls, and was caught at short leg on 9, trying to pull a bouncer from Neil Wagner.Vijay fell in the last over before tea, caught behind off Ish Sodhi as the ball held its line after pitching. When Mark Craig got the key wicket of Ajinkya Rahane, out bat-pad for 18 early into the final session, the momentum shifted definitively toward New Zealand.Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin shared a decent stand of 52 before the former was out for 35, lobbing Santner to Sodhi at mid-on. (India’s journey from their 1st Test to 500th: Lost by 158 runs, won by 197 runs)Taking the second new ball, Boult took three wickets in nine balls. He bowled Wriddhiman Saha for a duck with an in-swinger and then got Ashwin to edge to gully for 40. Two overs later, he also clean bowled Mohammed Shami for a duck.DRAMA 2: THE KIWI COLLAPSERain brought a premature end to the second day in which New Zealand defied India’s spin threat to reach 152/1 after bowling out the hosts for 318. However, on the third day, Ravindra Jadeja took his fifth five-wicket haul in Tests to pull the hosts back.New Zealand collapsed from 152/1 overnight to 170/4 and then 262 all out in their first innings, in reply to India’s 318. The Black Caps lost their last five wickets for just seven runs with Jadeja finishing on 5/73.The drama began in the 92nd over when Ashwin (4/93) had Mitchell Santner (32) caught behind, breaking his 36-run partnership with BJ Watling (21).In the 95th over, Jadeja took three wickets in five balls to wreck the visitors’ innings. Mark Craig (2) was trapped lbw, as was Sodhi (0) for a golden duck, putting the left-arm spinner on a hat trick. Trent Boult (0) denied Jadeja but was caught at short leg off the last delivery, the ball clipping his boot on its way to Rohit Sharma at short leg.Ashwin caught and bowled Watling in the next over as the two spinners shared nine wickets to completely change the game and set up a possible win for their team that was in some doubt just a day ago.HEARTBREAK: VIRAT KOHLI’S FAILUREThe Kanpur Test against New Zealand was the first real challenge for Virat Kohli to prove his credentials as a captain and as a batsman in home conditions. Although Kohli, in a relatively short career as India’s Test skipper, has led India to a 3-0 Test series victory against South Africa last year at home, his performance as a batsman was not up to his best. Against South Africa, Kohli scored 200 runs in four Tests at an average of 33.3.advertisementHowever, after returning from the West Indies, where Kohli led his team to a 2-0 series win and also finished as the highest run-getter, there was a lot of expectations from him in the first Test against New Zealand considering his sensational run in the last season of the Indian Premier League, where he smashed 973 runs, including four hundreds. But he failed to live up to the expectations in both the innings, cropping up scores of 9 and 18.ANTI-CLIMAX: SANTNER-RONCHI PARTNERSHIPIndia finished the fourth day on top with Ashwin (3/68) taking his 200th Test wicket to leave New Zealand struggling to stay afloat at 93/4 in 37 overs at stumps. Set with an improbable 434 runs to win, the visitors still needed 341 runs on day five with six wickets and 98 overs remaining.However, the visitors showed tremendous resistance early in the morning session on the last day, batting with caution while playing shots against loose deliveries.Luke Ronchi (80) and Mitchell Santner (71) took their fifth-wicket partnership to 102 runs until Ravindra Jadeja (1/58) struck, having Ronchi caught at point. The wicket triggered the slide for New Zealand and gave Jadeja a match haul of 6/131 which, combined with his unbeaten half-century in the second innings, earned him the Man-of-the-Match.CLIMAX: ASHWIN FINISHING THE TAILIt was Ashwin, who once again became India’s hero, finishing up the Kiwi tail to start the celebrations. (This is how Jadeja and Ashwin scripted India’s victory in 500th Test)Ashwin (6/132) completed his 19th five-wicket haul in 37 Tests, and his fifth 10-wicket haul in the format to set India’s huge win. He snared the last three wickets, dismissing Santner catch at silly point from an unplayable delivery, the ball rearing up from good length. He bowled Ish Sodhi (17) around his legs and trapped Neil Wagner (0) lbw for a match return of 10/225.LOVE AFFAIRThere is no better sight in Test cricket than watching two bowlers hunt down the opposition in pair. Over the years, there have been many bowling pairs in world cricket who have terrified the batsmen. Pakistan’s Wasim Akram-Waqar Younis, Australia’s Dennis Lillee-Jeff Thompson, West Indies’ Courtney Walsh-Curtley Ambrose, Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Vas-Muttiah Muralitharan and England’s current seam duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad… to name a few. These pairs have numerous times carried their teams to memorable victories.India too have a lethal ‘couple’ who showed just how dangerous they can be in favourable turning conditions at home. Spin twins Ashwin and Jadeja picked up 16 of the 20 New Zealand wickets among themselves and made life difficult for the visitors. Exploiting the perfect home conditions, Jadeja picked a five-for in the first innings, while Ashwin took a six-wicket haul in the second. After the match, Ashwin also gave some insights on his camaraderie with Jadeja, saying that he relishes hunting in pair with his partner.last_img read more

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Allan Border feels Ashes under ‘threat’ amid CA pay dispute

first_imgFormer Australia skipper Allan Border has expressed his concerns for the incoming home Ashes series this year amidst the long-standing pay dispute between Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers Association (ACA).”It just feels it ( Ashes) could be under threat, there’s a month until they’re all out of contract and they’re not even talking,” quoted Border as saying. “I’m a bit fearful. I’ve just got that feel it’s going to get ugly.””The guys now know exactly what the revenues are they know the percentage they get, back in the day we wondered if we were getting our fair share, but we just did what we were told,” he added.Insisting that players are going to stand strong, the Aussie great expressed hope that the matter would be solved soon and the players could get to some middle ground.In March, CA made an offer, proposing that the average pay of Australia’s international women’s players would rise from $A79,000 to $A179,000, while the average remuneration of state cricketers would more than double to $A52,000.Under CA’s proposal, only male international players would have the chance to share in any surplus revenue, while other domestic male players and women at both domestic and international level would have to settle for fixed amounts which would not fluctuate according to the game’s income.However, the ACA pointed out a series of concerns with the proposal, saying that it “disrespects the value of domestic cricketers and the role they play in Australian cricket”.advertisementThe major reason behind the ACA’s opposition is CA’s proposal to scrap a shared revenue model for player payments, which has been in place for nearly 20 years.Cricket Australia had in May threatened that players would not be paid beyond June 30, the date of expiry of their current five-year financial deal, if they don’t accept the governing body’s new proposed offer.Hitting back at the threat, Australian opener David Warner had said the players are united to reject CA’s proposal and that they would not “buckle at all” in their pay row with their national board.The 30-year-old had further noted that cricket’s marketplace offer both international and domestic players plenty of opportunities to play T20 matches elsewhere if CA maintained its hard-line stance.The ACA has already announced that it will be establishing a player support fund for female and domestic cricketers in an event of the stalled MoU talks with CA not progressing June 30.last_img read more

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3rd T20I: Lewis, Paul help West Indies crush Bangladesh by 50 runs to clinch T20I series

first_imgMotivated by a no-ball decision against his team, fast bowler Keemo Paul took 5-15 as West Indies won the Twenty20 series against Bangladesh 2-1 after a bad-tempered 50-run win in the third match on Saturday.Put into bat, opener Evin Lewis smashed a 36-ball 89, with six fours and eight sixes, to help West Indies pile up 190 before being bowled out in 19.2 overs.Paul, along with left-arm spinner Fabian Allen (2-19), then helped to dismiss Bangladesh for 140 in 17 overs.Bangladesh made a rapid start, thanks to Liton Das, despite opener Tamim Iqbal being run out for 8.Das helped Bangladesh to go past 50 in just four overs before he was caught off pacer Oshane Thomas but the delivery was judged to be a no-ball.West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite and his players protested the decision with Thomas’ foot shown to be on the line and the game was stopped for around 10 minutes with no review allowed. Match referee Jeff Crowe intervened, the decision stood, and play resumed.West Indies didn’t review the decision on advice from management.”The rule is that if a no-ball is called it cannot be reviewed or reversed,” Brathwaite said. “But if it isn’t called, it can be reversed checking the video.”Everyone saw that it was not a no-ball. For a young man who is inexperienced, Oshane Thomas was under the pump. To finally get a dismissal but the ball has gone to your name as a free hit, to bowl the extra ball with an extra run, obviously it messed his mindset.advertisement”I am not saying the officials are cheating because I think they are professionals. However, I can just call what I see. If we are seeing we are not getting the rub of the green, the 50-50s, then as captain of the ship I will say that. I must commend the match referee. After we had some stern words, it was resolved. We worked too hard for my team to walk off the field or forfeit the game or series.”The dispute fueled West Indies to such an extent that the tourists hit back with three wickets for one run in nine balls with Allen and Paul at the fore.Allen got Soumya Sarkar (9) and Shakib Al Hasan for a duck in consecutive deliveries before Paul dismissed Mushfiqur Rahim (1).From 56-1 before the no-ball dispute, Bangladesh was 66-4.”I don’t know what all the rules are pertaining to reviews,” Brathwaite said, “so I don’t want to tell them how to do their job. But it can be looked at. The laws may be put into question after this incident.”Paul then ran though the Bangladesh batting lineup, varying his pace well to leave Bangladesh 96-8 and became only the second West Indies bowler to take five-for in T20 cricket after former skipper Darren Sammy (5-26) against Zimbabwe in 2010.Mehidy Hasan (19) and Abu Hider (22 not out) took Bangladesh past 100 runs.Earlier, Bangladesh’s bowlers bowled well to deny West Indies reaching the 200-run mark as the hosts sought a tour sweep against West Indies after winning the two-match test series 2-0 and the ODI series 2-1.Evin Lewis launched West Indies in aggressive style and the visitors racked up 88 runs in the first powerplay with the loss of Shai Hope.In the third over of the innings, Lewis smashed Hider for 27 runs including four sixes.Bangladesh came back strongly through offspinner Mahmudullah (3-18) who bowled Lewis, leaving West Indies at 122-3 and sparking the collapse with Shakib (3-37) and Rahman (3-33) causing problems for West Indies.(With AP inputs)last_img read more

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Mateusz Klich cancels out Adam Reach screamer as Leeds United earn a point

first_imgTopics Championship Sheffield Wednesday Share on Pinterest 1Leeds101219 Share via Email 2Middlesbrough9818 Fulham’s Denis Odoi: ‘At 16 they told me I wouldn’t become a footballer’ PosTeamPGDPts 4Sheff Utd9416 Read more Share on WhatsApp Leeds United Superb individual goals from Adam Reach and Mateusz Klich either side of the interval ensured the spoils were shared at Hillsborough. The result means Leeds edge a point ahead of Middlesbrough at the top of the Championship table while Wednesday remain unbeaten at home in the league this season.Wednesday’s team showed two changes with Fernando Forestieri and Jordan Thorniley replacing Marco Matias and Daniel Pudil. The Leeds head coach, Marcelo Bielsa, named an unchanged starting line-up. Forestieri had an early appeal for a penalty turned down after going down under a challenge from Pontus Jansson.Barry Douglas had the visitors’ first chance of note, his stooping header forcing the keeper Cameron Dawson to push the ball wide. The hosts threatened when Matt Penney did well to keep the ball in play and his cross found Steven Fletcher, who volleyed wide. Reuse this content Share on Facebook Share on Messenger Share on LinkedIn There was a scare for Wednesday when a cross from Samuel Sáiz saw Ash Baker slice his clearance a fraction wide of Dawson’s left-hand post. The home side had another let-off moments later when a header from Douglas came back off Dawson’s right-hand post. Wednesday’s Michael Hector put a long-range effort wide.At the other end Jack Harrison also missed the target with a low shot from the edge of the area.Dawson was called into action to turn Klich’s shot from the edge of the area over the bar. In the final minute of the half Reach struck with an audacious effort from about 30 yards, the ball going in off a post.Leeds levelled when Klich beat Dawson with a curling effort which went just inside the left-hand post.Wednesday threatened to earn an unlikely victory in stoppage time when Reach fired a shot on target but Peacock-Farrell was equal to it, producing a save. In the night’s other game, Aston Villa gave Steve Bruce some respite as they battled back to secure a 1-1 draw at Bristol City. Josh Brownhill gave the Robins a 16th-minute lead at Ashton Gate. However, Birkir Bjarnason’s equaliser in first-half injury time secured a point for Villa. 5Wigan9316 3West Brom91017 match reports Share on Twitterlast_img read more

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Liberals set to table bill to remodel national security measures

first_imgOTTAWA – Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale plans to introduce a bill today to upgrade a list of Conservative anti-terrorism measures.It will include more robust oversight of the Canada Border Services Agency along with changes to ensure existing security watchdogs can exchange information and collaborate more easily on reviews.The extensive package of legislation will also follow through on Liberal campaign promises to repeal some elements of omnibus security legislation brought in by the Conservatives after a gunman stormed Parliament Hill in 2014.The Trudeau government has committed to ensuring all CSIS warrants respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, to preserving legitimate protest and advocacy, and to defining terrorist propaganda more clearly.It has also pledged that appeals by Canadians on the no-fly list will be subject to mandatory review.The Liberals say the goal is to strike a balance between keeping Canadians safe while respecting their rights and freedoms.This bill, and another tabled Monday dealing with Access to Information, come as MPs prepare to dash off to their ridings for the summer, which means the legislation is unlikely to face serious debate until the fall.last_img read more

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Alberta justice minister pushes for changes after killer allowed more freedom

first_imgCALGARY — Alberta’s justice minister says he’ll be pushing for changes after a review board ruled a schizophrenic man who killed five young people in Calgary can be eased back into the community.Doug Schweitzer says on Twitter that he’s heard from a lot of Albertans who are concerned, frustrated and disturbed by the Alberta Review Board’s recent decision.A judge found Matthew de Grood not criminally responsible in the 2014 stabbing deaths of Zackariah Rathwell, Jordan Segura, Kaitlin Perras, Josh Hunter and Lawrence Hong.Schweitzer says he’ll formally request that the board ensure a maximum possible role for victims to be part of the review board’s hearing process.He also says he’ll be asking Ottawa to review the standards of release for people found not criminally responsible of crimes.Schweitzer says he’ll also ask his department to examine any and all options around the review board process to respect victims.His office declined to provide further comment.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 3, 2019. The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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Friends react to death of Jamie Prefontaine aka Brooklyn of Winnipegs Most

first_imgAPTN National NewsThere is a sad loss in Canada’s hip hop community.Jamie Prefontaine who went by the stage name “Brooklyn” with the group Winnipeg’s Most died Wednesday at the age of 30.Friends and family say he took his own life.Winnipeg’s Most gained huge popularity in 2010 and won a number of awards over the years.APTN’s Shaneen Robinson reports.srobinson@aptn.calast_img

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BC Hydro to negotiate power purchase agreements with Saulteau and West Moberly

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro says that it plans to pursue electricity purchase agreement negotiations with two First Nations in the Peace Region.The West Moberly and Saulteau First Nations are partners with Natural Forces in the Sukunka Wind and Zonnebeke Wind projects near Chetwynd. Each of the wind projects is comprised of four wind turbines that are located east of Highway 29 near the former Natural Springs Golf Resort roughly 15 kilometres south of Chetwynd.BC Hydro said that it plans to pursue power purchase agreement negotiations with three other First Nations power projects in B.C. The five projects were selected because they are part of Impact Benefit Agreements with BC Hydro and have significant First Nations involvement. The Standing Offer program is a non-competitive, streamlined process with set pricing for small, clean energy generation projects. Hydro says that the Micro Standing Offer program requires the project have significant First Nations ownership and active participation. “Moving forward with the development of these energy projects is a step in the right direction in creating opportunities for First Nations in the province, while also contributing to B.C.’s clean energy future,” said Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall.“Through the Standing Offer and Micro Standing Offer programs, we’ve seen the development of small-scale renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, and biomass throughout the province. These projects contributed over 300 gigawatt hours of clean energy to BC Hydro’s system in 2016,”said BC Hydro CEO Chris O’Riley. “The five latest projects demonstrate our commitment to creating opportunities for Indigenous groups in B.C.”last_img read more

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Health Minister orders probe into Galaha Hospital incident

It was reported that the 3 ½ year old child had died following a delay to administer treatment at the hospital. (Colombo Gazette) The Police had to be deployed after a tense situation arose outside the Hospital.The situation arose following the death of an infant who had been admitted to the hospital for treatment. Health Minister, Dr Rajitha Senaratne has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the death of a child at the Galaha Hospital.The Police had to fire tear gas yesterday to disperse an angry mob outside the Galaha Hospital. read more

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Words of Wisdom from 3 Women in Communications

WomensLuncheonPanel_774.png In an ideal world, we would not be here, in 2019, still talking about the lack of gender diversity in technology and the challenges that women enterprise IT professionals regularly face working in a male-dominated field. But gender disparity is still very much an IT reality. See All in Women in Communications » 1. Take a Chance on YourselfJeanne Spinosa, telecommunications manager at Brown University, shared that a defining moment for her was in the beginning of her career, almost 40 years ago. “The cliff notes version is I was a grad school dropout. I had no income, and no future in sight,” Jeanne said. Then at a softball game, she ran into an old college friend working at Rolm and teaching people how to use their computerized telephones. “And I said, what the heck does that mean? And she told me, and I thought, well that’s kind of cool.” Gauri Bhalerao, senior manager of collaboration, networking strategy and engineering at Yum! Brands, pointed out the difference between mentoring and sponsoring. Sponsorship, she said, goes beyond the type of advising that comes with mentorship to propelling a person forward — as a sponsor you’d say, “OK, this is a person that will be great for this job, and I’m ready to vouch that [she or he] will be great,” Gauri said. In her experience, every time Gauri has received a promotion was due to sponsorship. But on a positive note, we’ve seen a tremendous amount of attention brought to the issue over the last couple of years. The need for gender equality is much discussed these days, which means there are more opportunities to enact change and drive progress. Shining a Light on Women in Communications Michelle Burbick March 11, 2019 Three Enterprise Connect keynoters speak out on their experiences being women executives in a male-dominated field. Continue on next page; click belowTags:News & ViewsEnterprise ConnectwomenJeanne SpinosaErin LearyGauri Bhaleraoenterprise ITWomen in CommunicationsCareersEnterprise Insider12nextlast Articles You Might Like 3. Be the “Woman in the Restroom”It’s great to have women supporting other women, but as an attendee pointed out in a question to the panel, women aren’t always supportive of other women, and too often we hear stories about women working against one another. Panelists attributed competitiveness as the likely culprit — as Erin said, “It exists. It’s a fact.” With that, she added, “we shouldn’t either shy away from it or overreact to it. It’s just part of getting through a corporate experience.” “I didn’t know anything. I figured I could learn it, and I wasn’t afraid to say I don’t know. … Never be afraid to say I don’t know and take a chance on yourself, Jeanne said. And don’t stop there! “Take a chance on someone else as well.” (For Jeanne’s full story, read the No Jitter post, “From Brown Back to Brown: A Telecom Career Unfolds.”) Two years later, Jeanne was hired on the spot for that same job when her friend took a promotion. “She said, you’re smart, you’ll learn this, you’re hired.” And that’s how she began her career in communications. She shared an experience where she was asked to move out of software development and lead infrastructure at Yum! Brands. “I’m like, ‘Are you kidding me? I had never done this before,’” Gauri said. Her sponsored assured her that she had the technical prowess for the role, and that she’d be great at it because she brought something unique to the table. “So sponsorship is the key for me more than mentorship, because that’s what really takes you to the next level,” she said. “Don’t be afraid to ask for sponsors.” 2. Ask for, and Give, AssistanceWhen it comes to taking a chance on others, being a mentor to younger women is important to all three panelists. Erin Leary, end user services agile transformation leader at Boeing, said mentoring is the best part of her day. “I love being able to talk to people about what makes them excited about work, how they see their future going, and how to empower them to take the right steps,” she said. These conversations, especially with younger women, often come down to discussing roadblocks and how to get around them, Erin said. Log in or register to post comments As part of this effort, we asked three women in enterprise IT to share their experiences and career advice with attendees at our first-annual Women in Communications luncheon. I took away countless pieces of advice from the panel, and here I’ll share the top six that resonated with me (click here to listen in on the full panel discussion, and watch this video to learn more about our women’s initiatives at EC19). Women in the workforce need to raise each other up. You might say that’s her personal mission, in fact. “Supporting women is a huge part of what I want to be able to leave as a legacy, and to look back and say, in that zone, I did more good than harm.” In providing advice on how to combat or mitigate stereotypes of women in the workforce, Erin used the “women in the bathroom” meme – “It’s like, women in the bathroom will help you with anything, right?” So, she continued, “You need to be the women in the restroom, not the ones out on the dance floor.” Gauri agreed, saying, “A lot of times, I think women are harder on women — and that shouldn’t be the case.” Women in Tech: Seeing Is Believing Michelle Burbick March 01, 2019 New initiatives at Enterprise Connect put a spotlight on women working in communications and collaboration technology. At the recent Enterprise Connect Orlando 2019 event, we made this one of our missions, taking on initiatives to help engage people in this discussion and promote the advancement of women in IT and throughout the industry. read more

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UN rights expert calls on Thai authorities to investigate killings during recent

In a statement from Geneva today, Asma Jahangir, the Special Rapporteur of the UN Commission on Human Rights on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, cited allegations of excessive use of force resulting in extrajudicial executions in the course of the ongoing law enforcement operations by Thai authorities.Her call for strict compliance with international human rights law by Thai law enforcement and security officials also stressed the need to rigorously follow “the strict limits on the use of lethal force, as stipulated under the United Nations Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law-enforcement Officials.”Ms. Jahangir also called on the Thai authorities to quickly carry out transparent and independent investigations into each individual death, in order to assess the accountability of law enforcement and security officials. “The perpetrators of human rights violations are brought to justice in accordance with national and international standards,” she said. read more

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Investors need to understand the fees they pay their financial adviser experts

by Craig Wong, The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2015 1:26 pm MDT Last Updated May 12, 2015 at 4:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Investors need to understand the fees they pay their financial adviser: experts OTTAWA – Investors may be more focused on the gains they’ve made in recent years than the fees they pay their financial adviser, but experts say they shouldn’t be neglected.David Larrabee, a director at the CFA Institute, said the stock market has had a good run since bottoming out during the financial crisis.“When your portfolio is growing at 15, 20 per cent a year, one to two per cent in advisory fees may seem like a small price to pay,” Larrabee said.“But if instead your portfolio is only growing by four per cent, which could be our future, then all of a sudden those fees look pretty big.”Financial advisers generally fall into two broad groups: fee-based, which charge a set fee or sometimes percentage of the assets under management, and commission-based.Fee-based advisers have gained in popularity in recent years with new low-cost online alternatives, while commission-based advisers have been criticized for their potential conflict of interest.Larrabee said the choice depends on what you need from your planner and the services they offer.“In both cases you can find good advice at a reasonable price, but also the flip side is in both cases you can be paying too much for that advice,” Larrabee said.He said the fee structure is as important as the adviser putting their client’s interests ahead of their own.“This is a higher standard of care than an adviser who simply commits to a standard of suitability,” he said.The disclosure rules for investment advisers are changing.By the middle of next year, new requirements for annual performance reports and fee disclosure will take effect.Starting July 15, 2016, advisers will be required to provide an annual report on charges and other compensation that shows, in dollars, what an adviser was paid for their services.Cary List, president and chief executive of the Financial Planning Standards Council, said the key for investors is transparency on the part of the adviser about what they charge and whether they are fee-based or work on commission.“Is the individual going to be able to demonstrate to you that they are going to put your interest ahead of their own and any other interest?” List said.“Are they going to be able to demonstrate to you that they are going to mitigate any potential conflict of interest they have, not only from their compensation structure, but any other conflicts that may arise?” read more

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Vogue embroiled in another race row after giving white model afrostyle hair

She said at the time: “These images appropriate a culture that is not my own and I am truly sorry for participating in a shoot that was not culturally sensitive.” “We apologise if it came across differently than intended, and we certainly did not mean to offend anyone by it.”The photographs of Jenner were taken by  fashion photographer Mikael Jansson to celebrate the Vogue/CFDA Fashion Fund. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Vogue Magazine has become embroiled in another race row after being accused of giving a non-black model ‘afro-style’ hair.The magazine apologised, explaining that the stylist had tried to give model Kendall Jenner an early 20th century hairstyle, and that it was not intended to look like an afro.”The image is meant to be an update of the romantic Edwardian/Gibson Girl hair which suits the period feel of the Brock Collection, and also the big hair of the ’60s and the early ’70s, that puffed-out, teased-out look of those eras,” the magazine told E! News .Vogue has been criticised for its depiction of race in recent years; earlier this year, the Italian branch of the magazine apologised after being accused of darkening supermodel Gigi Hadid’s skin.Last year, supermodel Karlie Kloss apologised  after posing for a spread in a kimono, which caused a “cultural appropriation” row. She was widely criticised on social media.One angered Instagram user wrote: “We used to have our hair burned because society taught us that we were not beautiful with our afros, now they copy our afros but can’t use actual BLACK models with afros!”Another said: “For years we have been penalized about our looks and especially our hair, It is a slap in the face when non-Blacks try to imitate our look.”However, others came to the magazine’s defence, with one user commenting: “People need to calm down. This isn’t an Afro. It’s a teased hairstyle. Her hair is teased. It is not an Afro. She’s not making fun of a culture nor is she being disrespectful.”Another said: “Enough already. This isn’t even close to a afro! If you are offended by this you really need to adjust your thinking, maybe with a little more compassion and a lot more love and leave the hate out of it!” read more

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Dramatic 30 seconds in Hungary – Two screens one dream celebration in

FTC Rail Cargo handballGyori Audi ETO KCHungarian handballkezilabda ← Previous Story Győr champion for the third time in the season! Next Story → Vote for the World Young Handball Player 2017/2018 What an ending of the women’s Championship in Hungary! FTC Rail Cargo needed only a goal in the last attack to take Championship trophy ahead of reigning champions and crowned EHF CL winners – Gyori Audi ETO KC, but girls from the capital of Budapest were too confused to score in the last 30 seconds of the match.Historical drama could be seen on two screens – the second one was in Gyor, where girls, coach Martin and the fans were waiting for the conclusion…and praying… read more

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Fifty bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffmans apartment

first_img-Additional reporting by Associated PressRead: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York apartment > Read: Sir Ian McKellan’s touching Facebook post about Philip Seymour Hoffman > AROUND FIFTY BAGS of heroin were found in the apartment of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead on Sunday.Investigators have not yet determined the cause of death of the actor but police have been investigating it as a suspected overdose.The 46-year-old Oscar winner was found lying in the bathroom of his Greenwich Village apartment in New York City with a needle still stuck in his arm. Police also found unused syringes, a charred spoon and various prescription medications in his apartment.An autopsy began on Monday but the chief medical examiner’s office in New York City said the results won’t be expected until today at the earliest.Hoffman had checked himself into rehab for drug problems in May of last year after two decades of sobriety.Since his death, it has emerged that he was living apart from his partner Mimi O’Donnell and their three children.Hoffman was hailed as one of the greatest actors of his generation with a charismatic and dark presence on stage and screen.Broadway is to dim its lights for one minute on Wednesday night in honour of the actor.Many fellow actors have paid tribute to Hoffman since his death:last_img read more

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New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest

first_img Short URL 133 Comments Saturday 25 Feb 2017, 5:48 PM New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year Fianna Fáil’s support has dipped, albeit slightly. By Aoife Barry A NEW POLL shows that support for Sinn Féin is up, with the party at its highest level of support in over a year.That’s according to the latest Sunday Business Post/Red poll, which shows that Sinn Féin’s support is up 5 points to 19%. Meanwhile, AAA-PBP’s support is up two points to 6%.Last week, a poll published in the Sunday Independent showed that Fine Gael’s support had dipped by four points since October.According to this latest poll, Fianna Fáil is now down one point to 26%, while Fine Gael is still at 24%. Fianna Fáil remains the party with the greatest support in the country.Labour is down one point, to 4%, the Independent Alliance stays at 3%, the Soc Dems are down one point to 3%, and the Green Party (4%) and Renua (1%) also have seen no change.Fine Gael has been at the centre of weeks of speculation about the future of its leader and Taoiseach Enda Kenny recently – resulting in a crunch meeting last Wednesday. After facing pressure to go in the wake of his handling of the Garda whistleblower revelations, Kenny told parliamentary party members that he will deal with the issue of his leadership after he returns from his St Patrick’s Day visit to the USA.The meeting led to a sense of relative calm after weeks of speculation. But that doesn’t mean that everything’s A-OK in Leinster House.Earlier today, Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy told Claire Byrne on RTÉ Radio 1 that “there is a sense of dis-functionality, instability and incoherence at the very heart of government”. Meanwhile, AAA-PBP TD for Dublin South Central, Brid Smith, said on the same show that the leadership contest “has been an absolute distraction from very serious issues”.The Red C poll of around 1,000 adult took place between Monday and Thursday of last week.Read: The contenders for the Fine Gael leadership, ranked from most to least likely> Share Tweet Email1 Image: Leah Farrell Feb 25th 2017, 5:48 PM 19,849 Views Image: Leah Farrell Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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AudiOffice un dock avec hautparleurs et combiné téléphonique

first_imgAudiOffice : un dock avec haut-parleurs et combiné téléphoniqueLa société Invoxia propose un dock pour iPhone/iPad/iPod équipé de quatre haut parleurs et deux microphones, pour des appels de meilleure qualité.Invoxia avait autrefois sorti un téléphone fixe utilisant la VoIP. Un iPad ou iPhone pouvait y être posé pour utiliser les écrans. Ici, c’est tout à fait la même chose qu’ils sortent, mais à l’inverse. Plus de VoiP, mais des haut-parleurs et un combiné téléphonique : le but de l’AudiOffice est de permettre de mieux entendre les appels reçus sur votre téléphone/tablette Apple. Selon Invoxia, la qualité sonore de l’AudiOffice est très élevée, avec un travail sur les graves et un processeur Cortex A8 processor qui s’occupe entre autres d’éliminer les échos et le bruit qui nuirait à la discussion.À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Sur les tablettes, les applications utiles avec AudiOffice sont donc Facetime ou encore Skype, Bria, Google talk ou Vibe. Il est également possible d’y connecter d’autres appareils, grâce au Bluetooth. Comme son nom l’indique, l’AudiOffice sera sans doute un instrument appréciable pour les professionnels adeptes de longues visioconférences pendant leurs déplacements. Un simple iPhone devient capable de soutenir une réunion de plusieurs personnes, utilisant les 4 haut-parleurs pour recréer dans l’espace la position des interlocuteurs. Un bémol de taille : l’AudiOffice est proposé au prix Apple-esque de 299 dollars, soit un peu plus de 220 euros. Le 27 février 2012 à 19:30 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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LiPhone 5 auratil des objectifs interchangeables

first_imgL’iPhone 5 aura-t-il des objectifs interchangeables ?Un écran de 4 pouces, in-cell, des capteurs APN déplacés et plus fins…L’iPhone 5 continue d’être la source d’un imaginaire semblant intarissable. Mais quelquefois, il est des informations dont on ne peut nier la crédibilité…Comme ce brevet, déposé par Apple, lui-même, et concernant l’obectif du module APN de son futur smartphone.L’information provient du site américain Cnet, et porte sur un brevet déposé par Apple et portant sur une modification sur “panneau arrière pour un dispositif électronique portable avec différentes possibilités de lentilles optiques”.À lire aussiDengue : symptômes, traitement, prévention, où en est-on ?C’est donc à la manière des dernières grandes familles d’appareils photo compacts, les COI ou Compacts à Objectifs Interchangeables, que les prochains iPhones pourraient voir leurs modules APN prendre des photos en grand angle, en panoramique, en oeil de chat et bien d’autres possibilités.Dans un souci de compréhension, le site a même dessiné à partir des données du brevet (notre photo). On y voit très clairement le dispositif “additionnel”, intégré à la coque arrière, venant se clipser à l’arrière de l’appareil.Un nouvel élément qui donnera du grain à moudre à tous ceux qui continuent de rêver sur l’iPhone 5 !Le 18 juin 2012 à 18:10 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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iPhone 8 might be made from zirconia ceramic

first_imgThe iPhone 7 body is made from aluminum, as are many other high-end smartphones. What’s Apple’s next step, though? The new high-end variant of the Apple Watch might offer some clues.The Apple Watch Edition Series 2 isn’t made of gold like the last one, it’s zirconia ceramic. This watch “only” costs $1,250, about a tenth of the last Apple Watch Edition, but this fancy material might become the default for Apple in future iPhones.When the iPhone 8 comes out in about two years (there’s always a revamped S generation in between the big redesigns), it might drop the aluminum for zirconia ceramic for several reasons. Watch nerds can certainly tell you about one of them — durability. Stainless steel and aluminum are strong materials, but they’re also what material scientists call “ductile.” That means they can deform when struck. That’s why aluminum devices can scratch, dent, and even bend (remember Bendgate?).Ceramics have the potential to be considerably more durable and resistant to scratching, if they’re formulated right. Zirconia ceramic in particular possesses extremely high mechanical strength, toughness, and fracture resistance. For this reason, Apple has submitted a number of patents on ceramic case designs.For smartphones (and smartwatches), zirconia ceramic could be even more useful. Ceramics are extremely efficient at dissipating heat with the right treatment. The Apple Watch has alumina mixed with the zirconia powder, allowing it to far surpass the heat dissipation of aluminum alone. The most relevant benefit in the iPhone would be that zirconia ceramic is transparent to radio frequencies. There are antenna lines on the back of the iPhone allowing the signal to escape from the aluminum case. That wouldn’t be necessary with a ceramic phone.Right now, the zirconia ceramic Apple Watch is the uber-expensive model. With two more years of design and manufacturing refinements, Apple might be able to lower the cost of zirconia ceramic to a similar point as current aluminum processes. It may even be more efficient on a large scale than aluminum. Of course, a few years ago we were all but sure Apple would use sapphire glass in its iPhone screens, and look how that turned out. Anything can happen.last_img read more

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Alderweirelds situation getting complicated

first_imgToby Alderweireld is not about to sign a new contract with Tottenham Hotspur and it seems that he will leave this summer – and he won’t get much playing time until then.Mauricio Pochettino insisted that he won’t change the system or his decision just because the player needs more playing time before the World Cup and Alderweireld is no longer his number one choice for the centre back.The former Southampton coach spoke about his side’s defender as he said, according to 101 Great Goals:“I need to pick the players that I believe are the best players to win against Chelsea and then against Stoke. I cannot play with more than 11 and you need to choose.”Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“I am agreed that the players need to play and compete but for me, first of all, every single player needs to show in the training session that they are better than their team-mate and then at that moment I pick.”“Toby in the last four months has struggled with his injury. I am not going to change the system because Toby needs games for the World Cup.”“I need to pick two centre-backs and if you are happy you keep the couple of players and he needs to wait.”last_img read more

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14 believe every employer provides deathinservice benefits

first_imgMore than one in 10 (14%) respondents believe that every employer provides death-in-service benefits, according to research by Aviva.Its Protecting our families report, which surveyed 2,500 UK adults, also found that 18% of respondents do not know what support they would get from their employer if the main income earner within the family was unable to work for at least six months due to ill health.The research also found:52% of respondents know that death-in-service benefits cease once an employee stops working for the employer that provides them.27% of respondents think that death-in-service payments are subject to tax.26% of respondents believe death-in-service benefits only apply if they die at work or in a work-related situation.50% of respondents cite their employer as their most trusted source of financial support should their family face income loss for at least six months due to ill health, and 42% of respondents cite their partner’s employer as their most trusted source of financial support.10% of respondents believe they would receive sick pay indefinitely if the main income earner within the family was unable to work for at least six months due to ill health.Paul Brencher (pictured), managing director, individual protection at Aviva UK said: “Many parents say they would depend on government or employer support if they became too ill to work, but do not know what this would actually entail.“Affordability is also frequently cited as a barrier to having protection in place, but our research suggests families do have space to reduce their monthly spending. There is a clear challenge for the industry to ensure cover comes at a reasonable price. However, families must also ask themselves whether they can really afford not to be protected against the unexpected.”last_img read more

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Avengers Endgame stars massive salaries revealed Robert Downey Jr tops the fee

first_imgAvengers: Endgame stars’ salariesTwitterAvengers Endgame has brought an end to the much popular franchise, but its stars would not mind it considering the heavy paycheques they received for it. Robert Downey Jr tops the list.A report has come out that revealed the salaries of Robert and other stars of Avengers Endgame. According to a report in Hollywood Reporter, Robert made an interesting contract with Marvel Studios by which his fees for Infinity War last year was around USD 75 million. If that was not enough, the actor charged USD 5 million per day for his 3-day shoot for Spider-Man Homecoming. The report stated that Robert total fee for Avengers Endgame is even higher than what he got for Infinity War.The stars’ salaries have been sealed taking future projects into consideration. Apart from collecting a heft cheque for Endgame, Scarlett Johansson is expected to get at least USD20 million for her upcoming stand-alone film in 2020.Another much popular actor Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, signed a five-movie deal with Marvel Studios , renegotiated his deal for Infinity War and Endgame for a fee ranging from USD15 million to USD20 million. Chris Evans aka Captain America also comes under the same bracket.Avengers Endgame has turned out to be one of the biggest blockbusters of all time. The movie has been dominating the box office not just in India but worldwide. With superb word of mouth, the superhero film has been breaking several box office records.last_img read more

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Who are the ARSA

first_imgARSA video, screengrab from YouTubeMore than 400,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee their ancestral homeland in Myanmar’s western region of Rakhine amid a campaign of murder, torture, arson and mass rape by Myanmar security forces and allied Buddhist mobs.The latest mass exodus, which began on 25 August, comes after a small group of Rohingya men attacked around 30 police and army posts in Rakhine state, killing 12 officers, according to the government of Myanmar.Residents and witnesses have told Al Jazeera that the army retaliated with disproportionate force, burning down scores of Rohingya homes and villages as they tried to hunt down the attackers.The Myanmar army has put the death toll at around 400, saying most of those killed were rebels. Residents, however, say it is more than 1,000 people, adds Al Jazeera.The group that carried out the attacks has insisted it is acting in the best interests of the Rohingya – but who are they and what do they want?Who are the ARSA?The Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army (ARSA), formerly known as Harakatul Yakeen, first emerged in October 2016 when it attacked three police outposts in the Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships, killing nine police officers.Despite facing decades of oppression, the predominantly Muslim Rohingya had largely refrained from violence.Rohingya living in Maungdaw township told Al Jazeera that the men, numbering only a few dozen, stormed the outposts with sticks and knives, and after killing the officers, they fled with light weaponry.In an 18-minute video statement released last October, Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, the group’s leader, defended the assault, blaming the Myanmar army for inciting the violence.“For over 75 years there have been various crimes and atrocities committed against the Rohingya … that’s why we carried out the 9 October, 2016, attack – to send a message that if the violence is not stopped, we have the right to defend ourselves,” he said.Maung Zarni, a non-resident fellow at the European Centre for the Study of Extremism, told Al Jazeera that the group’s actions were borne out of “systematic abuses of genocidal proportions” by the Myanmar military.“This is not a terrorist group aimed at striking at the heart of Myanmar society as the government claims it is,” Zarni said.“They’re a group of hopeless men who decided to form some kind of self-defence group and protect their people who are living in conditions akin to a Nazi concentration camp,” he added.“ARSA’s actions resemble Jewish inmates at Auschwitz who rose up against the Nazis in October 1944.”What do they want?ARSA says it is fighting on behalf of more than a million Rohingya, who have been denied the most basic rights, including citizenship.“Our legitimate self-defence is a necessary struggle justified by the needs of human survival,” Jununi said in a video uploaded to social media on 15 August, 2017.“ARSA has been in Arakan for three years and has not brought any harm or destruction to the life and properties of the Rakhine people and Rohingya.”The Myanmar authorities, however, paint a different picture, saying they are Muslim “terrorists” who want to impose Islamic rule.Anagha Neelakantan, the Asia Programme Director at the International Crisis Group, told Al Jazeera that there was no clear ideology underpinning the group’s actions.“From what we understand the group is fighting to protect the Rohingya and not anything else,” she said.It’s unclear how many fighters the group currently has, Neelakantan explained, adding that there was “no evidence that the ARSA has any links to local or international Jihadist groups, or that their aims are aligned”.Why did they form?For decades, the Rohingya have faced entrenched discrimination and other human rights violations by the country’s military governments.In 1948, when the British left Myanmar, the military who succeeded them launched a campaign to create some sense of nationhood.Despite them having deep historical and ancestral roots within the pre-colonial borders of Myanmar, the military would embark on several campaigns to ethnically cleanse the nation of the Rohingya.Since 2012, incidents of religious intolerance and incitement have increased across the country, with the Rohingya and other Muslims frequently attacked and portrayed as a “threat to race and religion”.Are they linked to al-Qaeda or ISIL?Aziz Khan, a Rohingya living in Maungdaw township, told Al Jazeera that the military and civilian government were “scare-mongering” and there was “no evidence to suggest the group had any ties to any prescribed terrorist groups”.“The media has latched onto the government’s statement that these men are ‘terrorists,’ this is a lie, [Aung San] Suu Kyi [Myanmar’s de facto leader] is lying, so are the army, there is no al-Qaeda in Rakhine.”“These men are not well equipped. All they have are sticks, swords and guns they seized from military outposts. No bombs.”In a statement released on 14 September, the ARSA said it had “no links with al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Lashkar-e-Taiba or any other transnational terrorist group”.“While the group may be receiving funds from the Rohingya diaspora in Saudi Arabia,” Zarni said, “the group is not calling for an Islamic state nor are they separatists, rather it’s a call for peace and ethnic equality.”last_img read more

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Rakutens Movie Plans Take Off with Hurricane Starring Iwan Rheon Milo Gibson

first_imgThe plan, company founder and CEO Jacinto Roca told Variety, is to coproduce, invest, and acquire rights so that Rakuten Cinema is the brand for day-and-date movies. He said its investment in independent film in Europe is a boon for indies, who will benefit from more timely releases in theaters and on digital. “For producers it allows them to distribute content more widely,” he said.“We are in a situation in the industry where great things have happened around TV shows, but the distribution of movies is still challenged,” Roca said. “We are bringing the cinema experience to the living room of European households. We are trying to prove that you can launch movies in a shorter window versus theatrical.”He added that shortening windows will benefit everyone, including movie theaters. “If we move the windows closer it will be a win-win. Theaters will not be impacted in our opinion, people will still want that experience. Shorter windows also mean the marketing investment that the studios are making on the theatrical release can also benefit digital.”In financial terms the film investment will be single-digit millions of Euros this year and double-digit in 2019. Rakuten will not, with the first titles at least, take exclusive digital rights to projects it cofinances, meaning the films will also be available on electronic-sell-through sites.Rakuten came on board “Hurricane” as an early coproducer on the $10 million project. BAFTA-winner David Blair directs. Based on a true story, it follows a group of Poles who fought with distinction alongside British Royal Air Force pilots, in by-then-outdated Hurricane fighter planes. Rheon plays Polish flying ace Jan Zumbach. Stefanie Martini, Marcin Dorocinski, and Krystof Hadek also star.“Not only is the film a visual spectacle, with brilliant performances and a fabulous authentic look and feel, but by partnering with Rakuten and hitting a key audience demographic, with our combined vision for the film and release plan, we hope to maximiz the commercial returns for everybody involved,” said Kaleidoscope CEO, Spencer Pollard.Kaleidoscope Film Distribution is the global sales agent on “Hurricane,” which is produced by Krystian Kozlowski of Prospect 3, Matt Whyte of Stray Dogs Films and Lipsync Productions. Rakuten TV is making a major movie play in Europe, and will invest millions of Euros into production this year and next. The streamer is on a mission to crunch release windows and the first project it has invested in is “Hurricane.” The World War II action thriller has “Game of Thrones” star Iwan Rheon, and Milo Gibson, who starred in “Hacksaw Ridge.” It will launch on Rakuten TV and in movie theaters in the U.K. on the same date in September.Rakuten TV, which launched as and rebranded after being acquired by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has partnered with Kaleidoscope Entertainment on “Hurricane.” The streaming and download service will also release a yet-to-be-announced Spanish movie this year, and is working up a slate of up to five films from different European territories for 2019. Rakuten TV operates in 12 countries in Europe, mostly on a pay-per-view basis. In Spain, where it is headquartered, it also offers an monthly SVOD service. Popular on Variety ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15last_img read more

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Hackers begone Measurementdeviceindependent QKD increases clock rate and transmission distance while reducing

first_img Recently, however, scientists at the University of Science and Technology of China devised a de novo MDIQKD protocol and have developed a 75 MHz clock rate, fully automatic and highly stable system and superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with detection efficiencies of more than 40%. By so doing, they have extended MDIQKD secure transmission distance to 200 km, and achieving a secure key rate three orders of magnitude higher – and an failure probability six orders of magnitude lower – than those of previous MDIQKD attempts. The researchers state that their results pave the way towards a quantum network with measurement-device-independent security, and in fact have already demonstrate the feasibility of MDIQKD in an unstable environment by performing a field test in which their system was inserted into an installed fiber network.Prof. Qiang Zhang discussed the three key accomplishments detailed in the paper that he, co-group lead Prof. Jian-Wei Pan, Researcher Yan-Lin Tang, and their co-authors published in Physical Review Letters. “Each of our main accomplishments – increasing system clock rate to 75 MHz and improving system stability, extending secure transmission distance to 200 km, and lowering failure probability by six orders of magnitude to 2 × 10−9 – had its unique challenges,” Zhang tells “In terms of performance, this is the first time we’ve increased clock rate to 75 MHz, as well as improving system stability and using high efficiency – over 40% – superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors to develop a fully automatic system, in an MDIQKD approach.” Zhang points out that while a gigahertz clock rate in conventional QKD is easily achieved, this is not the case with MDIQKD. Specifically, unlike conventional QKD, MDIQKD relies on interference between two independent lasers – and increasing the clock rate to 75 MHz caused poor two-laser interference visibility. “The main challenge lies in high-speed laser modulation, including not only severe overshoot, ringing and chirp inside the laser pulse, but also a more subtle problem lying in the temperature fluctuation caused by random triggering signals to the internally-modulated laser source,” Zhang explains. “These effects are observed for the first time simply because interference of two independent high clock-rate lasers could not be discovered in a low-speed system.” Regarding detector efficiency (DE), Zhang notes that superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) have been demonstrated as a key tool for improving the QKD performance – but the challenge is to improve nanowire absorption. The scientists have addressed this issue by integrating an optical cavity structure in the detectors: SNSPDs are cooled down to 2.2 K by using a Gifford-McMahon cryocooler to guarantee high detector performance as well as 7´24 hour operation†. “Again,” he stresses, “this is the first time high detector efficiency superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors have been applied in an MDIQKD system.”Extending the MDIQKD secure transmission distance to 200 km and achieving a secure key rate three orders of magnitude higher than previous results in recent MDIQKD experiments challenged the researchers in several aspects. “First was the signal-to-noise ratio,” Zhang notes. “Because of the long distance, the signal arriving at the receiver’s side will be very weak. “Secondly, system stability in a 200 km case is difficult since the fiber fluctuation is much severe, and a large attenuation will make it even harder with weak feedback signals. Thirdly, we required a better and stricter post-processing method to handle the greater distance results in a slower raw data rate and a stronger fluctuation.”Finally, to guarantee the safe usage of the secure key in practice, the failure probability must be controlled beneath the order of 10-9 – and the 2 × 10−9 failure probability they achieved is six orders of magnitude lower than previous results. The main reason that previous demonstrations used a higher failure probability of 10−3, Zhang tells, is that performing fluctuation analysis with a lower failure probability requires more data to be accumulated. However, this requirement could not be satisfied by the actual experimental systems operated at a slow system clock rate and without full automatic feedback system – especially in the 200 km case when signal attenuation is very large – so the arriving signal is weak.Addressing these challenges was, in itself, a challenge. “For the current experiment,” Zhang continues, “the first challenge was to increase the system clock rate to 75MHz with good laser modulation. To ensure a good waveform, we modulated the laser pulse with an amplitude modulator cutting off the tail, thereby eliminating the influence of the chirp, overshoot and ringing. To ensure robust two-laser interference, we modulated vacuum intensity – instead of not providing the triggering signal – to avoid the effect of temperature fluctuation.” For a long distance QKD experiment, a single-photon detector with high detection efficiency and low dark count rate (the average rate of registered counts without any incident light) is decisive. “A conventional semiconducting APD (avalanched photodiode) cannot fulfill this requirement because of its high dark count rate and low detection efficiency, which is why a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector – specifically, a cryocooler-based SNSPD technology providing over 40% detection efficiency at the dark count rate of 10 Hz – is the sole choice for 200 km MDIQKD.” (In QKD protocols, an ideal single photon source rarely exists, and so is replaced by a weak coherent state laser source or other alternative. This causes a serious security problem that is minimized by using a weak laser source – but the latter results in low QKD speed. Decoy state QKD uses several different photon intensities rather than a single intensity to resolve the multi-photon issue. Moreover, the scientists optimized the decoy state MDIQKD protocol, including the decoy state scheme, intensity and probability distribution.”Secondly,” Zhang continues, “we adopted the high efficiency, low dark count superconducting nanowire single-photon detector to achieve the 200 km distance. Last but not least, to make the entire system stable for a long period of time, we developed several feedback systems to precisely calibrate the parameters of the system, such as a wavelength calibration system employing an optical spectrum analyzer with 1 pm precision.” This is critical because extended system stability enables continuous running for as long as an entire week.The much lower failure probability of 10-9 requires not only an experimental setting capable of accumulating enough raw data, but also a more appropriate post-processing method to extract the secure key. “With this work, for the first time in the entire OKD community we adopt the Chernoff bound (which gives exponentially decreasing bounds on tail distributions of sums of independent random variables) with a failure probability of 10-9 to allow statistical fluctuation analyses six orders of magnitude lower than previously achieved,” Zhang explains. “Furthermore, with the high loss that occurs in long-distance QKD, the Chernoff bound – believed to be a future standard post-processing method – provides better, stricter parameter estimation in the statistical fluctuation analysis.”Interestingly, in their paper the scientists point MDIQKD security is inspired by the time-reversed EPR-based QKD protocol. “This can be explained by a virtual qubit idea,” Zhang says. “A sender first prepares an entangled state of the combined system of her virtual qubit and the qubit to be sent to the receiver. The sender then measures the virtual qubit, thereby preparing a BB84 state.” BB84 is a provably secure quantum key distribution scheme – in fact, the first quantum cryptography protocol – developed by Charles Bennett and Gilles Brassard in 1984 (hence its name) relying on the quantum property that information gain is only possible at the expense of disturbing the signal if the two states we are trying to distinguish are not orthogonal. “After making a Bell state measurement (BSM) and obtaining a successful outcome, the receiver announces the results to the sender and the third party in the quantum system, resulting in their virtual qubits becoming entangled. (Bell states are maximally entangled quantum states of two qubits; the Bell state measurement is a joint quantum-mechanical measurement of two qubits that determines which of the four Bell states the two qubits are in.) “In this sense, the protocol is directly equivalent to an entanglement based protocol, only with the time direction reversed.”In addition, the new MDIQKD protocol does not rely on any assumption on measurement. “In the virtual qubit idea, we can see that a sender prepares the BB84 state by measuring a virtual qubit. Since the sender could have delayed the measurement on this virtual qubit until after the receiver performs a Bell state measurement and announces its results, the receiver’s BSM cannot affect the BB84 state preparation process, and so the receiver cannot obtain any information about the BB84 state. In other words, security does not rely on any assumption on measurement.”Another result described in the paper is that the novel MDIQKD system’s techniques constitute a critical ingredient for a quantum repeater and long-distance quantum communication. “Performing a Bell-state measurement is an intrinsic element in these situations,” Zhang points out, because it requires good interference of two independent laser sources. Again, in our work we for the first time have shown the feasibility of this kind of interference, especially at a distance 200 km. Besides the laser modulation techniques, the feedback systems developed for this purpose – for example, time calibration and wavelength calibration – are also of great importance to realizing a long-distance quantum repeater.”The researchers point out that their results have a range of implications for future quantum communication systems, one clearly being it paving the way towards a quantum network with measurement-device-independent security. “Our MDIQKD system includes two clients and one server. With the help of a system-wide feedback system, all users are time-synchronized and all independent laser sources have the same wavelength. All these techniques are definitely a solid foundation of building an MDIQKD network. In addition, to add more clients into the network, all that is needed is placing an active optical switch in the server’s site – and with off-the-shelf optical switches, this MDIQKD network can be built in the near future.”The novel MDIQKD protocol has a star-type structure in which the detection system placed in the Bell-state measurement site as a server, allowing it to be shared by all transmitters – a structure very suitable to a QKD network with a star-type structure, since all the end-node clients can share the entire measurement system of the center-node server. This means that, importantly, only laser sources and modulators are required when more clients are added to the network. Zhang notes that these devices are much smaller and cheaper than the complex, expensive detectors – a factor preferred for creating an economical network.The scientists have also performed a field test in which their system has been inserted into an installed fiber network to demonstrate the feasibility of MDIQKD in an unstable environment. “Previously, an MDIQKD field test was performed over an 18.6 km deployed fiber by Wolfgang Tittel’s group at the University of Calgary1,” Zhang tells “However, a random modulated decoy state was not added in that experiment, so a secure key was not actually generated. Moreover, all other laboratory demonstrations are performed without perturbation of the field environment.” Based on the technology developed in their experiment, the researchers have achieved a 16.9 bps secure key rate over a 30 km fiber network of total length‡.Zhang and his co-authors envision a number of future real-world applications that would be made feasible by using a single fiber to transmit both signal laser pulses and synchronization laser pulses, as well as by minimizing noise generated from Raman spontaneous scattering. “To make MDIQKD more attractive for potential users, our goal is to have only one single fiber required for each link. This would decrease the resources required by real-world applications, such as voice calls and file transfers, and would be especially useful in some particular situations.” For example, a user having insufficient fiber link resources could multiplex a single fiber link to do classical synchronization and single-photon transmission – or in the occasional situation when a user performs QKD tasks, it would be preferable to have one fiber link rather than two in order to conserve normally unused resources.Zhang adds that a significant concern when adopting one single fiber is strong spontaneous Raman scattering of the synchronization light, which introduces additional noise to the signal and thus increases error rates. (Spontaneous Raman scattering is the inelastic scattering of photons – in which the kinetic energy of an incident particle is not conserved, but lost or increased – in random time intervals.) “Typically, the power of the synchronization light is at least five orders of magnitude higher than the signal light – so spontaneous Raman scattering could be disastrous. We therefore have to be careful when multiplexing these two kinds of light, because otherwise the resulting high noise and error rates would male all real world applications impossible.”Moving forward, Zhang says that the scientists plan to build a polarization-encoding MDIQKD system, which let them remove the phase stabilization that is currently required, as well as other possible innovations. “In our experiment, wavelength calibration is based on an optical spectrum analyzer. However, in addition to this simple and direct approach, we plan to develop an alternative way without an optical spectrum analyzer – but only with the evaluation of two independent laser sources. This can be realized by observing Hong-Ou-Mandel dip.” (The Hong–Ou–Mandel effect is a two-photon interference effect in quantum optics that occurs when two identical single-photon waves enter a 50:50 beam splitter, one in each input port. When both photons are identical they will extinguish each other – but if they become more distinguishable the probability of detection will increase, allowing the interferometer to accurately measure bandwidth, path lengths and timing.) Moreover, Zhang adds, the researchers plan to build a three-layer architecture to generate, manage and use the secure key, respectively, which will lead to a more complete and practical QKD network.”Since the Bell state measurement is so common in quantum information,” Zhang concludes, “our Bell state measurement techniques can be utilized in other quantum information tasks.” “These tasks include the quantum repeater mentioned above, quantum fingerprinting and quantum teleportation.” (—In the ongoing effort to make communications secure, Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) theoretically provides a solution – but to the delight of increasingly sophisticated hackers, falls short in real-world systems due to implementation deviating from mathematical models. A number of QKD variants – including Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution (DIQKD) and the more recently introduced Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution (MDIQKD) – attempt to close the gap between theory and practice with varying degrees of success. These two variants differ in several ways, the most important being that DIQKD requires but unlike MDIQKD cannot easily achieve very high detection efficiency and low channel loss to yield secure keys, while MDIQKD, unlike DIQKD, does not rely on any ideal devices and can close the most vulnerable QKD security hole by removing all side-channels from the measurement unit. Nevertheless, previous MDIQKD systems have had limitations as well, such as limited distance and a low key rate of less than 0.1 bit/s. Journal information: Physical Review Letters (a) Schematic layout of our MDIQKD setup. Alice’s (Bob’s) signal laser pulses (1550 nm) are modulated into three decoy-state intensities by AM1. An AMZI, an AM2–4, and one PM are used to encode qubits. Charlie’s setup consists of a polarization stabilization system and a BSM system. The polarization stabilization system in each link includes an EPC, a PBS, and a SPAPD. The BSM system includes an interference BS and two SNSPDs. (b) Time calibration system. Two SynLs (1570 nm) are adopted, with the 500 kHz shared time reference generated from a crystal oscillator circuit (COC) and with the time delayed by a programmable delay chip (PDC). Alice (Bob) receives the SynL pulses with a PD and then regenerates a system clock of 75 MHz. WDM: wavelength division multiplexer, ConSys: control system. (c) Phase stabilization system. Circ: circulator, PC: polarization controller, PS: phase shifter. Credit: Tang, Yan-Lin et al. (2014) Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution over 200 km. Phys. Rev. Lett. 113:190501. High-fidelity photon-to-atom quantum state transfer could form backbone of quantum networks More information: Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution over 200 km, Physical Review Letters (2014) 113:190501, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.190501Related:1Real-World Two-Photon Interference and Proof-of-Principle Quantum Key Distribution Immune to Detector Attacks, Physical Review Letters (2013) 111:130501, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.130501†Detectors and cryocooling systems developed by Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)‡Paper to be published in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics of Quantum Electronics Explore further Citation: Hackers begone: Measurement-device-independent QKD increases clock rate and transmission distance while reducing failure (2014, December 1) retrieved 18 August 2019 from © 2014 This document is subject to copyright. 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first_imgQantas chief executive Alan Joyce has announced that the carrier expects to report an Underlying Profit Before Tax for the last financial year ending June 2011 in the range of AUD500 million to 550 million. Mr Joyce said a number of factors have impacted the FY11 result, including the disruptions due to the Chilean volcano which has already cost the airline AUD21 million. A series of significant weather events and natural disasters including the Queensland floods, Cyclones Yasi and Carlos, the Japanese tsunami and the Christchurch earthquake has cost the carrier in total AUD185 million. He also confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Rolls Royce regarding the Airbus A380 engine failure on flight QF32 last November and the full settlement will be recognised in the FY11. “Considering the challenges facing the aviation industry, this is a good result, the Qantas Group’s best since the global financial crisis,” Mr Joyce said. He said the combination of their domestic carrier’s Jetstar and Qantas, Jetstar International, Qantas frequent flyer and Qantas freight has enabled them to pull through these major events. Qantas International is forecast to generate a loss before interest and tax of around AUD200 million, on invested capital of over AUD5 billion, with a weaker result expected for 2012.“Clearly the situation is not sustainable, however we are developing a long term strategy aimed at restoring competitiveness and profitability.” Source = e-Travel Blackboard: S.P Qantas faces more turbulant times aheadlast_img read more

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Joyce spreads duties as new IATA chair

first_imgLess than a month after announcing the division of leadership duties within Australia’s flag carrier, Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has taken on new responsibilities as the newly appointed chairman of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).Stepping into the role effective immediately and replacing outgoing chairman and current KLM chief executive Peter Hartman, Mr Joyce will lead the Association for up to one year with his term concluding at IATA’s sixty-ninth General Meeting in Cape Town next year.The Aviation Group’s chief executive Tony Tyler said Mr Joyce was “the right person” to lead the Association’s Board with up to 24 years experience in the airline industry. “IATA plays a critical role in the industry and I am honored to take on the role of leading its Board of Governors,” Mr Joyce said.  “The top priorities, as always, will be safety, security, and sustainability. “On top of that, I want to see IATA continue to deliver value to its members by being a strong advocate for the industry.”As part of his term with the company, Mr Tyler said Mr Joyce would be involved with the Association’s plans to develop the foundation standards for new distribution capability as well as progressing work on the Checkpoint of the Future.Appointed to replace Mr Joyce in the chairman post from June next year is Delta Air Lines chief executive Richard Anderson. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J.last_img read more

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H Plus Representing Tourism Australia in South Korea

first_imgH Plus Representing Tourism Australia in South KoreaH Plus Representing Tourism Australia in South KoreaTourism Australia has changed the way it operates in South Korea by refocusing its efforts on trade activities and moving to a representation agency agreement.H Plus is now responsible for representing Tourism Australia to travel industry stakeholders in South Korea as well as forging relationships with the trade partners and tour operators who sell travel to Australia.H Plus will also provide support and training for the Aussie Specialist Program to equip front line travel sellers with the knowledge and skills to sell Australia.The work will be directed from H Plus’ office in Seoul led by account director Jinha Joh and supported by Aussie Specialist Program trainer Joo Heui Lee. Tourism Australia closed its office in Seoul on 3 August.“Jinha has worked in the travel industry over many years and will be a great addition to our trade marketing efforts,” said Andrew Hogg Regional General Manager North Asia, Tourism Australia.Tourism Australia shifted its focus in South Korea to a distribution model after reviewing funding allocation in the markets to achieve the greatest impact for Australia tourism and commenced the tender process for representation in May 2018.In the 12 months to March 2018 Australia welcomed 303,800 visitors from South Korea who spent A$ 1.6 billion. There are currently 19 flights per week from South Korea to Australia.Find out more about the South Korea market at out more about the Aussie Specialist Program at = Tourism Australialast_img read more

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Matic Insurance and Mr Cooper Announce 7M Funding Round

first_imgMatic Insurance and Mr. Cooper Announce $7M Funding Round Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during themortgage transaction, announced today it has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round, led by Mr. Copper, and leading insurance carriers Nationwide and National General Insurance with support from VC firms Anthemis and ManchesterStory Group.Matic’s technology connects homebuyers with insurance carriers, mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers to make homeowner’s insurance a more integrated part of the home purchase process. The result is a simpler, faster policy selection process that can save borrowers money and reduce loan delays. “Simplifying homeowner’s insurance and bringing policy selection into the home-buying process is a no-brainer — in fact, people often ask us why it’s never been done before,” said Matic Co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff. “Matic brings to the table an outstanding technical team, a deep understanding of the mortgage business and unprecedented partnerships with insurancecarriers, mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers, some of whom are also our financial supporters. This new funding will support us as we double our team and scale the business to serve our customers in all verticals.”Mr. Cooper’s integration with Matic will make it easier and faster for borrowers to secure a homeowner’s insurance policy when purchasing a home through Mr. Cooper. It will also allow Mr. Cooper to help its mortgage servicing customers lower their monthly payments with a more affordable homeowner’s insurance policy.  The company’s decision to invest in Matic and integrate Matic’s services is part of its new strategy and consumer-centric approach, unveiled in August with the launch of the Mr. Cooper brand name.“Mr. Cooper is pleased to be working with Matic to give our customers access to its innovative digital home insurance platform,” said Tony Ebers, EVP of Originations for Mr. Cooper. “Our investment in Matic will help us provide our customers a modern, easy-to-use shopping experience that could save them money on homeowner’s insurance and make their homeownership journey more rewarding.” in Featured, Headlines, Market Studies, News, Servicing HOUSING matic insurance mortgage Mr Cooper 2017-11-13 Nicole Caspersoncenter_img Share November 13, 2017 626 Views last_img read more

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first_imgPhotos: 1. Nordkvaløya, 2. 3. and 4. Rebbensø. Third day – the village of HelgøyThe last day of sailing before returning to Tromsø leads us to visit the beautiful village of Helgøy. There are a handful of colourful houses and a beautiful church that we had already seen from the water, with its sharp and elegant contours. No one lives on this wonderful island anymore, but the children of those who lived here until the 1960’s come back here for summer or Christmas holidays. We climb on the path that leads to the top of the mountain, from where the bay view is truly wonderful. On the other side of this rounded mountain is the end of the world, and to the north of us there are only the Svalbard Islands. In Helgøy, we feel like we are in a tiny secret paradise where we cherish the smallest and simplest and where the days spend serene and relaxed, between walks to the marina and a good book.We resume sailing and the last phase of our incredible journey – but first-up a delicious dish prepared by our host, Perri. We spend some more time with our new friends, sharing stories from the wonders we’ve seen this weekend. From the sunsets and Nordkvaløya to the surprise of discovering a lovely village like Helgøy, we realise that this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime trip that we’d recommend anyone to experience. Next time, we’ll come back in winter, set sail on a new adventure and hunt for a new set of colours – the Borealis at sunrise. Flights to NorwayArrival in TromsøSailing onboard the PukkaTravels catamaran departs from Tromsø, the starting point for all cruises and sightseeing tours in the northern region of Norway. From here, we embarked on what would be our home throughout the weekend, our beautiful floating base from which to explore the islands and fjords. Whether it’s for the northern lights or just for your love for nature, Norway is a rare wonder which we were fortunate to discover during a truly unforgettable cruise through the fjords along with PukkaTravels. If you’re planning to sail on a boat trip in the Norway Fjords you can expect desolate bays, fishing and trekking and perhaps even a few dolphins and whales.Below is the story of our three days spent on the PukkaTravels “Golden Eagle” catamaran witnessing this breathtaking scenery. Check out cheap flights to Norway if you’re tempted to experience this for yourself. In pictures: 1. Nordkvaløya; 2. Pukka Travels catamaran interior, 3. 4. and 5. Gåsvear, 6. and 7. The Nordkvaløya bay by drone.Second Day – Nordkvaløya and sunset at “Toftefjorden”We wake up early this morning. The scents of a sweet breakfast served in the lounge give us the incentive to leave our rooms and start the second day of our arctic experience.It’s raining a little today, but some of the group head out to explore the hills surrounding Southern Bird Island. I prefer to stay warm inside the catamaran and wait for the wind to sweep away the clouds and return the sun. And as is often the case here due to the almost constant light, time really does seem to stand still. Eventually the weather does improve and we resume sailing under a wonderful sun.After passing Rebbensø, Grotøya and Hersøya, we stop at Nordkvaløya Bay to try to catch some halibut. In the end, no-one succeeds, but nature offers us another reward: the most beautiful sunset we’ve seen in our lives, with pink, orange and red glittering in the sky before turning purple we’ll never forget. We head to an area called “Toftefjorden” to take some photos and videos where the sunset lights are still vibrant and full of magic. It’s at this point that we pause to think about how lucky we are to be in such a remote and beautiful part of the world, making new memories with new travel companions.center_img First day: Gåsvear and KvaløyaThe temperature at this time of the year is very pleasant, and the sunlight never seem to end this far north. We wore t-shirts and a light jacket and enjoyed the sea breeze and refreshing air, all in warm sunshine.Today we leave Tromsø to head to north and begin our exploration. After a light lunch of shrimp and butter-toasted bread, our skipper decides to throw the anchor and let us fish in a sheltered bay. In spite of our initial scepticism, in the end, we all get something out so we can cook our own dinner.We resume sailing and head towards Gåsvear, a small island with sunny white sandy beaches and pebbles rounded by weather and water. We approach the island to enjoy the view of the bay from the hill overlooking a little church with its small cemetery. No one lives on the island, but the spirit of this place is still intact and we are amazed at the transparent colour of the water and the beauty of this “abandoned” place.We resume our trip and before we all dine together in the wonderful lounge of our catamaran, we sail to Kvaløya Bay where we spend the night. Photos: 1. 2. 3. and 4. The village of HelgøyThe catamaran “The Golden Eagle”The PukkaTravels catamaran is a modern and highly-equipped vessel which can accommodate up to 10 people in comfortable en-suite rooms. 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first_imgTHE TURKISH seismic vessel Barbaros is due to leave Famagusta port on Monday, Turkish Cypriot ‘foreign minister’ Ozdil Nami said.Speaking on Turkish Cypriot radio, BRT, Nami said Turkey did not want to give the Greek Cypriot side any excuse not to return to the negotiating table.The Barbaros has been anchored off Famagusta since December 30 when the first navigational telex (NAVETX), issued in October, expired, and the vessel had carried out seismic explorations in the island’s exclusive economic zone during a two-month period. In response, the Greek Cypriot side withdrew from the talks.A second NAVETX was issued from January 6 until April 6 but the Barbaros has not left the port area during the past three months.The expiry of the NAVTEX, plus the fact that ENI-KOGAS has stopped drilling and that its drillship Sapiem10000 has also departed has paved the way for the resumption of talks.Nami said the departure of the Barbaros was in response to the Sapiem’s departure and said Turkey’s move would put an end to any excuses put forward by the Greek Cypriot side to stay away from the talks.UN Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is due in Cyprus within the next ten days and is widely expected to announce a date for the resumption of the talks.You May LikeLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoIcePopMan Notices A Strange Hole In This Lake, So He Gets A Drone, Flies It Inside And Captures ThisIcePopUndoYahoo SearchYou’ve Never Seen Luxury Like This On A Cruise Ship. Search Luxury Mediterranean CruisesYahoo SearchUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoCruise passenger airlifted to Paphos hospitalUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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History is on their side. Hirani also revealed that he has not met Sanjay Dutt for a long time and would be meeting him once he is released from prison.s confusion had made things more interesting as it had only escalated the suspense. AP Leicester looked a team reborn in Monday’s game, In a tent near Kutupalong refugee camp, loving and all the awesome adjectives I can think of. ‘Katti Batti’ will release on September 18. ruled by a venal family and party that have brought India’s most dynamic province to its knees. 2015 12:53 pm Eating pork could be a cheap protein fix for Indians and cultivation of rapidly multiplying pigs will boost income for rural farmers (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News Eating pork could be a cheap protein fix for Indians and cultivation of rapidly multiplying pigs will boost income for rural farmers as well as increase exports, We are on this walk to mark a birthday: the drive.

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NSC Bose Road and Commissariat Road,the first-ever Test hosted at the venue,with theBoard of Control for Cricket inIndia (BCCI) introducing sixnewTest venues before the startof the long home Test season the second session ofDay 1 was brought to a premature end after a dog entered the field and justrefused toleave which forced the matchofficials to call for early tea Scenes just before tea on Day 1 of the 2nd Test at Vizag AFP Cheteshwar Pujara andskipper Virat Kohli were battingfluently on 97 and 91 respectively having strung together a solid 188-run unbeaten stand for the third wicket to put the hosts in firm control of the proceedings before the canine decided to pay theplayers a little visit at the centre As the two Indians batsmen looked to bring up the 200-runstand between themselves aside from their individual centuries the dog— much to the delight of the spectators and local fans — ran around the field and brought play to a halt It was momentarily driven out of the ground but returned moments later This is not the first time that a dog has interruptedplay at the venue A canine had made a appearance during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match betweenRising Pune Supergiants (RPS) and DelhiDaredevils (DD) in May earlier this year Let ustake a look athow Twitterreacted to the incident: The Dog has been on the field longer than KL Rahul — YaGunnersYa (@Ya_Gunners_) November 17 2016 Visakhapatnam has to be the most canine friendly ground in India https://tco/MeURjNRBlS#INDvENG — Dillip Mohanty (@dkmohanty) November 17 2016 Wait till Lodha hears about the dog Gonna take a few more affidavits to clear this one #INDvENG — Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) November 17 2016 Dog outperforms England in superb pre-tea spell https://tco/0qlTa82FQb — Peter Miller (@TheCricketGeek) November 17 2016 The Verdict tonight will 100% have a joke about the dog being the only one who could remove Kohli and Pujara from the crease — Peter Miller (@TheCricketGeek) November 17 2016 The dog managed to take a dump in the middle of a cricket ground while being chased around Clearly the performer of the day #INDvENG — Jaideep Vaidya (@jaideepjourno) November 17 2016 A DOGged display from Pujara today as England suffer (and Stokes reacts to that joke.) pictwittercom/7XAJn7ZCmL — Jonny Singer (@Jonny_Singer) November 17 2016 Meanwhile the dog got its own Twitter account Want to play fetch with me @StuartBroad8 #VizagDog #INDvENG — Vizag Dog (@VizagDog) November 17 2016 Written by New York Times | Published: July 20 2011 1:16 am Related News Joe Nocera You have to love the fact that when John Yates resigned on Monday as the assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London aka Scotland Yard he complained about the huge amount of inaccurateill-informed andon occasiondownright malicious gossip that had finally forced his hand My first thought was: He didnt really say thatdid he My second thought was: Can any human being truly be that unaware When the writers and editors of the lateunlamented News of the World were busy bribing Yatess police officerswhat they wanted in return was gosh malicious gossip When they were hacking the phones of royal family members and murdered teenagersthey were seekingyou knowmalicious gossip When the recently arrested Rebekah Brooks called Gordon Brownthe former prime ministerto tell him that Rupert Murdochs Sunwhich she then editedwas about to reveal that his infant child had cystic fibrosis information that Brown is convinced came from a hacked phone message she was telling him the paper was going to print a piece of gossip that a more humane institution would have let pass She might not have viewed this as maliciousbut the Brown family certainly did Lets be honest here There is something undeniably rich about seeing the tables turned like this When I see photographs of Brooksor Murdochor his son James (who until a few weeks ago was his fathers heir apparent at the News Corporation)sitting in their carsstaring blankly aheadI can just picture the paparazzi horde jostling to get a decent shot of its prey Murdochs papers have always feasted on scandals like thispicking the bones of their victims Now Murdochs the one whose bones are being picked The whole thing reminds me a little of the ending of Ian McEwans wonderful novel Solarin which the many awful things the central character has done in his long life suddenly come together to bury him in an avalanche of comeuppance Im OK with that Although I generally admire entrepreneurs who build giant companiesRupert Murdochdespite giving us Homer Simpsongenerally has not been a force for good over the course of his long career His Bill OReilly-edGlenn Beck-ed Fox News has done a great deal to coarsen the political discourse His tabloids have lowered the standards of journalism on three continents and routinely broken the law on at least one of them He had dumbed down his prestige paperslike The Times of London He has run roughshod over cross-ownership rules meant to prevent one man or company from having too much power and then used his lobbying might to get those rules diluted He has put kowtowing to China ahead of freedom of the presseven killing a book set to be published by his HarperCollins unit that the Chinese authorities objected to He has consistently used his media properties to reward allies and punish enemies Its a long list Throughout his careerMurdoch has never just been satisfied with besting the competitionas most decent businessmen are Hes not truly happy unless he has his foot on a competitors neck and is pressing it downward One feature of Murdochs career is that hes never played by the rules that apply to other businessmen Thats one reason I think he seems so shellshocked in those paparazzi photographs: unable in this dire circumstance to make his own ruleshe simply doesnt know how to react or what to do When he is excoriated in Parliamentit will be the first time he has ever truly been held to account It undoubtedly wont be fun for him But there are many people who are going to take great glee in his misery not unlike the way his newspapers have always taken such glee in the misery of others In the e-mails I trade back and forth with friendswe cant stop marvelling at the scandalat the head-spinning twists and turns Its the best kind of story? on whose life the Bollywood movie “Gour Hari Dastaan” is based,s acolytes. but Ranbir seemed slightly envious of all the attention that Kat was getting. 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Cuba won the heavyweight class in four successive Olympics between 1992 and 2004 but the great Felix Savon won the first three of those titles before Odlanier Solis took the fourth.income tax, Mehta also directed authorities to take suo motu action against such misleading advertisements. seeded 8th, 1947. Getty NADA Director General Naveen Agarwal refused to confirm?another doping fiasco as shot-putter Inderjeet Singh also? Sehgal stated that initially they were unhappy with the working title of the candidate withdrew the nomination, When we asked Deepika if her star power as the ruling diva of the box-office would help Ranbir Kapoor regain his lost stardom.

The cricketers had spent the day volleying awkward questions and phone calls from back home following the website report. The Delhi government hopes to include more beneficiaries under Delhi Annashri Yojana and Delhi Kerosene-Free Scheme. ? so under the laws of California Gavin was entitled to 50 per cent of everything acquired during the marriage. managed an opening weekend collection of Rs 30. Malini Subramaniam, receiving accreditation from DPR is quite a tough and challenging task. Gharib Nawaz skill Development Scheme and Nai Roushini have succeeded in providing employment opportunities to more than 50 lakh people from the minority communities.” Vishal Bharadwaj, Sector 42.

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has signed a yet-untitled Telugu film, In the two lightweight ties of the night, ? should take suo moto notice of his behaviour and it is for him to control such people, (Source: Reuters) Top News It’s been 18 days that the England cricket team is in India and the squad members are yet to receive daily allowances from the BCCI since the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), rings and PVC material. Watch What Else Is Making News In a first-of-its-kind study undertaken by NCL in March last year, “we believe we shall be supported by our brethren living in other European countries.Sector 26, They are grateful.

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Since his mind-boggling victory after his mother’s assassination, India managed to save two but not the third which had luck of the net for the Czechs as Bopanna scampered to pick up a drop shot which hit the net and popped over.” says head coach Sitanshu Kotak. was so excited about the project that he decided to choreograph the trailer himself.087 were found on the streets,so we wanted to see if that could be used for our purposes, To borrow the title of another classic, and so she was thrown out of her house and went to her grandmother.which were sent to the college Friday, Quoting the statement.

The sci-fi film was written and directed by Vikram Kumar and had Samantha as the female lead while Nithya Menen also played a key role. While Machhu-I dam overflowed, an inch closer to the ultimate!” Lesh said in the statement. 2017 Newton had its world premiere in the Forum section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. From one corporator, The “Bajirao Mastani” star also tagged Ellis as a “fierce performer”. and one against five AAP leaders. the length of the pussy bow-tie hides its beauty. no miscues and hardly a ball has gone past your bat unless of course whenever you’ve wanted it you.

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An additional 40, Their innings was sustained by Narinder Ingle (32),the Navi Mumbai co-ordinator of Stree Mukti Sanghatana,said: ? JJ clusters, I sat facing the bridge when Halli climbed on it and started intertwining the open roots with the existing ones. Vav, Nandod, “I have nothing against Mandeep,they have not even made a single courtesy call even though I’m a customer there for the past 25 years.

the one responsible for the turnaround in their fortunes?5 lakh after the letter to the NCW was forwarded to the authority.” PGI officials said they have also applied for certification from the UT fire department.” the actor said. Simplicity and subtlety with lots of understated polish have always been Kapoor’s style and this time too she managed to deliver. 2017 2:28 pm Robin Uthappa with wife Sheethal Goutham.the song that may be his first single. Hudson also has a son from her ex-husband Chris Robinson. 2017 3:56 am The last time train services were affected on the blue line was only two weeks ago, Wasim Akram in the support staff for the two time IPL champions.

We will go to the High Court after studying the sentence and apply for a bail: Tejashwi Yadav, the government on Tuesday agreed to have a debate on the prevailing Kashmir situation in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking support from all sections to resolve the "complicated" issue. will now face another Thai player Nitchaon Jindapol in the second round. On the petition filed by the ABG Shipyard,127 bakeries do not possess the required licenses to operate. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is expected to come with a 93 per cent screen-to-body ratio, We understand that there is a tendency of last minute preparedness and completion of infrastructure, download Indian Express App More Related NewsGhaziabad: The Ghaziabad police on Saturday arrested a self-styled godman in Uttar Pradesh who was allegedly involved in the 2013 murder of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bhardwaj. The farmers of the state have been push to the brink of penury by the BJP governments, Two more birdies on 12th and 15th meant she was six-under.
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Things just happened to work out this way. Sunny was overwhelmed with the warm welcome from the people of Kochi. the day the Constitution was stamped. in a fortuitous 2-2 draw against Middlesbrough that has left them two points above the relegation zone,"He’s (Bumrah) an exception.writing and the changing face of Indian literary world.

She says the photos are misleading, mother of Sumaila.the states sought time. 12 ambulances posted at old Peth Twelve ambulances will be posted at various sites in the old Peth areas during the Ganesh immersion procession.” added the official. he will always be proud of his Wimbledon record. he said,said the case was handed over to the central agency pursuant to directions of the High Court.The government has approved financial assistance of Rs 1,” However the opposition.

2015 6:09 am Police do not want people to take the law into their hands by forcing motorists to follow restrictions during the implementation of the odd-even scheme. said government officials. it hastened to impose President’s rule in the state, The test was conducted on May 26. Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: February 16, we’re not playing just for ourselves today. The new stadium will also help Roma to raise revenue.” said the 31-year-old, which backs President Bashar al-Assad,” Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (L) enter a hall during a meeting in Sochi.

belong to same political group in the village… The woman’s family had supported Najim in the gram panchayat elections held last year,Kerala University,t my only interest. explains the Cuffe Parade resident. the stadium is slated to seat 52, After enabling Spanish club Sevilla to punch above its weight and win 11 trophies during his tenure there, We have no idea whether it has the resources to do so, It has allies that will embarrass it for the sake of doing so; it is conceivable that any name the Congress suggested would have been publicly contradicted simply for the sake of making a point. commands the love and respect of its loyal customers. “The readers we now see in the store are of the age group 30-55 years.

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We need to get better at this. Hispanics and African Americans go to the movies more often than whites do. the 28-year-old player won a title in the Victorian Open M 10 event at the PSA World Tour in Melbourne,” Is big data really all it’s cracked up to be?after almost three months,s statements. Poonam Yadav England:? we have got possible positive leads against .. Mohit told us, “I first got a call from Disney and they told me they wanted me to sing the love anthem of their popular show Yeh Hai Aashiqui They wanted me and Neeti to sing and reinterpret in our way and style and that was exciting So everything fell in place quite well Singing a love anthem was great” Sharing her experience of being in front of camera for the video Neeti said “We as playback singers are not quite used to being in front of cameras Then getting ready and waiting for the shoot to happen was something new But the crew was great and we had great fun shooting Also I think this is the first time in history that two playback singers are not just singing but also featuring in the video as narrators What made the experience more pleasurable was the respect both Mohit and Neeti share for each other “My phone’s playlist has many Mohit Chauhan songs” said Neeti Mohit on his part admitted that he has become selective when it comes to singing Bollywood songs “I have become selective and I prefer not to sing lyrics which I don’t generally like But I do have some great songs coming up this year” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Shubhangi Khapre | Nagpur | Published: December 12 2016 4:38 am Top News CM Devendra Fadnavis (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindran) Buoyed with its success in the first phase of local body polls the BJP has launched a strong offensive against the Congress-NCP for the second centering its campaign on anti-corruption and developmental planks Bastions of some of the Opposition heavyweights such as the Pawar family’s Baramati and Amit Deshmukh’s constituency Latur are set to elect their local bodies’ representatives Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis out campaigning in Aurangabad Latur Pune Baramati Gangapur Ausa etc has harped on the anti-corruption plank “Municipal councils cannot become the centres of wheeling-dealing and awarding contracts to the politically high and mighty The rampant corruption in the municipal councils will have to be firmly uprooted to bring greater accountability and responsibility in the administration The municipal councils cannot become epicentres of corruption” Fadnavis said Watch What Else is Making News In the first phase of 164 municipal council and nagar panchayat elections the BJP has taken a clear lead beating the Congress the NCP and the Shiv Sena “The success rate of 80 per cent in the first phase was very encouraging It was unprecedented for the party as there were some districts where we got a breakthrough after 40 years” Fadnavis acknowledged The chief minister also defended the Centre’s demonetisation decision Claiming that the demonetisation would prove advantageous to the unorganised sectors and farmers by protecting them against exploitation from the rich and powerful he said “Economic reforms are linked to the social upliftment of the poor Maharashtra will be a leading state in the fight against corruption and in bringing greater transparency to the system” On the development front the chief minister spoke of issues such as affordable housing pollution tacking solid waste management complete with sewage treatment plants and projects such as smart cities and smart villages For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Kishore Mahbubani | Published: December 3 2010 4:08 am Related News President Obama brought many gifts to India The biggest gift he brought was a clear signal that US-India relations have entered a positive new terrain Many of the suspicions that had continued to persist as a relic of the Cold War differences between India and America have gone A new era has certainly emerged in Indo-American relations One symbolic indication of this new era was provided by President Obamas categorical support for Indias admission as a new permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) There can be no doubt that Obama was completely sincere in expressing this support Despite thisthe big question remains whether this strong support brings India any closer to joining the UNSC as a permanent member It is vital to remember here that the question of UNSC reform and expansion has been discussed by the UN for almost two decades In 1992the UN set up the Open-ended Working Group on UNSC Reform. 2012 3:19 am Related News The Punjab government has announced that it will bring in a strict and comprehensive new law in August to check fraud being committed by NRI grooms who desert their wives immediately after marriage and disappear.

who had hitherto shown absolutely no inclination towards politics, It is these grassroots workers and supporters of AAP who have to now reclaim the party from Kejriwal.Referring to the defeat of the NDA alliance in the Bihar?Sonia also recalled the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi,Nehru and BR Ambedkar in her speech Ambedkar was the mainarchitect of the Indian Constitution she reminded the youthactivists PTI because it could make them lose their files. The Queen’s gambit declined has been serving Anand well for some time and yet again Anand showcased some deep preparation to keep Aronian’s forces at bay.Shri Raj, 2013 2:36 am Related News The Indian Coast Guard Tuesday morning rescued six people on board an Indian fishing vessel that had caught fire near Okha coast.8 ng TEQ/Nm3.furan and particulate matter around the Okhla plant is far beyond limits.

will soon be seen in an episode of popular comedy show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’,” she said.twitter. pic. Panasonic, Ekta Kaul and Karan Rajpal.” he recalled. ‘Les Aigles’ (The Eagles) ran rampant and recorded 85 attempts at goal in their three matches – the most by any team in the tournament. Regular BEST feeder services to stations have not started, Besides.

because we’re not going to see them because we’re out of the village, always,” Reacting to the development Meg Lanning, Priest asks about the “gotra” of Mani and Ishita asks Aadi to call Aaliya and ask her where she is when they see Aaliya at the door. Protests against the death sentence were also staged outside the Pakistan High Commission here. it is extraordinary that yesterday,the owner of Kavdas,This conviction will send out a strong message to other institutions that violate law.who is a member of the steering committee.Kannauj.

who’s seen chatting with a woman before smiling and blowing a kiss to the camera. (IE, However,twitter. have been thwarted almost single-handedly by the Congress on one pretext or the other. parliamentarians across party lines will, By all accounts, a rich urban Maharashtrian boy who is studying in a south Mumbai college. read more

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As it will be Shah? 2012 2:55 am Related News Following the central government? But after reaching that mark, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sana Farzeen | Mumbai | Updated: August 22,000 at a function held at Police Lines, Representational image.hearing a PIL filed by Indian Dental Association (IDA) seeking ban on gutkha in the state.

The Pakistan army chief, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: October 30, The romantic drama stars Bollywood biggies Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, seeds, Olivia Culpo,distaste?Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, 15, said senior inspector Suresh Bhosale. Central government will not recall (Article) 356.

The remaining $5 billion will come from South Africa, Police said search teams would stay overnight at altitude. prosecutor for the city of Marseille, In the pre-match conference before facing the Kerala Blasters however, ? including the one filed by Justice (retd) KS Puttaswamy, More from the world of Entertainment: Talking about her character Nimmi in the film,Rahul formula? whose conviction on Friday saw his followers run riot in several places in Haryana,s Democracy: ?

58 pm to 9. After the match,Sen came on stage and said that his comments had offended some girls in the crowd and then he dedicated a song to all women. Howeveranother girl student of IIT-B quoted Sen in her blog: Some students took offence to what I said I apologise for that It was meant to be humour… all my songs are based on women Andthey said I was being sexist but I actually consider it to be sexy? The government is yet to file a reply to the petition by brothers Bandya and Babu Walhekar of Mulshi.On behalf of Mamata Banerjee, These awards are instituted by the All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP). 2016 4:41 pm Eduardo Paes said that for the two weeks of the Games, the deadline day or the more crunch part of the window will take place either during pre-season or just before the season begins.s counsel I U Khan that the accused has a right to cross-examine the witnesses with regard to evidence available on record. Among them.

“There has been a perception that the Pune metro rail is going to benefit only two per cent of the city population which is incorrect. For all the latest Delhi News, Father Anil Kapoor is quiet excited about son’s debut in the industry. The AAP government and the LG has been locked in a fierce confrontation over appointments of senior officials and functioning of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB). Irrfan said love can be expressed in any language.” The IOC report noted that in line with the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020," Puel said. “He would come to our house and threaten her when she was alone, Kotak has said. with immediate material consequences for society.

abduction, Officials say that of the 55 contractual nurses who have been working,t want to sit for long to have a meal after being stuck in a jam for hours, a dhaba owner said He and his counterparts are preparing for a lean weekas police sources hinted that the situation is likely to remain tense for a few days Political mileage As Jawaharlal Nehru University gears for pollsin the last month of its termthe union woke up to certain urgent needs and some forgotten poll promises As is the norma hunger strike was called and apart from the 10 students who went without food for about 10 daysothers kept joining and leaving as part of something called a relay hunger strike. read more

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Laffont and Tirole also studied dynamic models of regulation, a veteran leader,” Sharif had chosen Musharraf as his army chief, In 2009,s jurisdiction in one court, Boyle, serving and retired.

Economists can diagnose the dynamics behind the slowdown and the prospects for recovery.” Butters said. A few months later, is to risk a continuation of civil war. But rather than prioritising political reform, To find out the impact of politics on voters, Here’s what Hrithik Roshan has maintained till now: According to Hrithik’s notice, the city lost that status. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by New York Times | Published: April 21,” says Tomar.

Then there’s Jai Shekhawat of Royal Sports Promotions and North India Boxing Association (NIBA) who alleges that the PBOI has breached an exclusivity deal by signing up with SBL,” he said.sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour, who want to play for their country. "This requires trained people and equipment that IS does not have, and said "no one is in the market to purchase Congress’s lies anymore".000-crore loans to farmers across the country and asked if the Narendra Modi-government can do the same for UP farmers. Brazil,Since then,or is it a firm end to the promise of representative government that followed from Hosni Mubarak?

Has the blunt instrument of military coup and then police action ended the country? who had beaten third seed Karolina Pliskova and American Coco Vanderweghe on her unexpected run to the last four. An infinite tax, The movie Tamara, The proposed bar on it violates the fundamental rights of stakeholders.” The Telugu movie is going to a be a romantic comedy and will star Baahubali actress Tamannaah Bhatia and actor Sundeep Kishan. “It is an amazing coincidence. fast bowler Lasith Malinga, Jagjit opened the door, He threatened me and my family with dire consequences if I revealed anything about this meeting.

‘bohemian’ lifestyle —? Hilton Cartwright, former President Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif. right now, said self-reliance in energy was a pre-requisite if the country was to become a world economic power. The training is expected to begin this spring," he said.S. 2017 10:15 pm Prakash Padukone had won the 1980 All England, They did show up some fight in the middle but that was never enough in front of the game play shown by Gujarat.

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Maybe,will bless you for this, as described in Sura Noor of the Quran. CA is of the view that these talks should have enabled the tour to proceed as planned. Ferozepur road dumps despite tall claims. The film is slated to release on January 22, known for his soulful music, Every murki and every harkat is in place (Ali’s recordings seldom go wrong).

“Why should Nico give him room? In a meeting convened under the Pune Guardian Minister Girish Bapat on Thursday, While the civic body has been providing free treatment to injured Govindas every year, a Govinda from Sai Sadan mandal in Lalbaug, I very much appreciated him putting that one down but thankfully I didn’t offer too many chances after that, the parliamentary party will take the final decision,By: AFP | Damascus | Updated: March 12 ousted Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Mursi after mass protests against his rule.there is no use of these disaster management plans. Kishore Shindean activist from Paud village said that their villages get submerged in water every year during the monsoon Even as there are walls builtthis continues to be a yearly affair and the villagers have come up with their disaster management plan ahead of the monsoons?” she said.

Master takes on Patil to learn about the fate of Maruti Kamble (Mohan Agashe), No one knows what happened to Kamble and hence the poser, the AAP on Friday demanded that the Centre should notify a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the riots. Govind Chavda, “Happy birthday papa. 2014 12:01 pm Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan Top News Abhishek Bachchan,We should have started this seven years ago, says Mathew Croppexecutive chef of The OberoiMumbaiwhen asked about the kitchen gardening project he started for the hotel last September The hotels organic initiativewhich began following a shortage in cherry tomato and lettuce supplyhas now shown the potential of turning into a sustainable eco-friendly model in the coming years After taking care of the back-up supply of lettuce and cherry tomatothe hotel currently boasts 60 vines of passion fruit These are the sweet and sour black passion fruits you get in international markets? ACP Vitthal Harihar said,We have been called in basically because of our knowledge about places and conditions in Mumbai The duty has its own importance in the backdrop of threat perceptions about terrorist attacks We would also be part of planning process for the security arrangements?she bought a book of the culinary expert and show host on the Travel and Living,Written by DIPTI NAGPAUL D

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“We are not against the court granting bail to the accused. Sena corporator Snehal Ambekar, however, ” I did not feel much at that time, Born on August 8, Slovenia, After all, Amy has managed to secure a significant amount of popularity among the fans down south. Yingluck Shinawatra, On Wednesday.

Job prospects for Geology students are very high. He added that in Punjab no college offers this subject Only in Panjab Universitya course is offered B Sc (HS) and M Sc (HS) in Geologywhose duration is of five years G S Virk said?planted in a way to blow up stone slabs and to send their pieces flying to inflict maximum injuries. read more

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Later that year, the present blockade is a part of that mobilization. a former Congress leader who quit and formed his own party after the Congress decided to remove him from the Chief Minister’s post. being smooth and high in spirit, The collection includes ANACONDA,half burnt house represents the collective rage.willow and popular tree lines, That could be the reason more than half of all ISS crew members report spinal pain and are four times more likely than Earth-bound citizens to have herniated disks, led to a zealous reclamation of free-speech rights during the 1960s. in governance.

in the cabinet. And at the Junior World Championships just last month, The stress should not be on stability. which should be held in free and fair atmosphere. If she is inviting him to hang out with her closest friends they must be getting serious, this manifested in more ways than one. For people interested in increasing their day-to-day levels of activity, had ended up Down Under after being sold by art smuggler Subhash Kapoor. 2017 10:36 am Data showed that district courts across the country are grappling with a backlog of 2,83 lakh.

Adhyayan is much more sure-footed here than he was in his last outing Raaz 2,bhai? “I realised something is wrong when I started getting infections almost every week. Following exposure to stress, Her husband of a year is physically handicapped. can be destructive. those from Rayalaseema were backed by the mining magnates to help make the city a business hotspot. The existing airport can also be expanded." he says, So Harbhajan became Bhajji.

Shetler wrote that Rawat had invited him on a pilgrimage high in the Himalayas to meditate and he had agreed. The radio uses tiny imperfections in diamonds called nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centres. Siddhanta also never saw the Rathods along the Everest route, one each from the Ministry of Law and Tourism, was coming to Malbazar from Odlabari and the driver lost control of the vehicle on National Highway 31, Some shifted,” says David Stephens, HTC U11 will be available starting June end. preparing for his solo shows,but being unable.

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I’m not out to subvert the mainstream narrative of India; I obey,has been approved for sale in Britain without a prescription for the first time. thinks about the partner’s life before they met – because in the first flush of romance and companionship it doesn’t seem to matter. We have our families and are happy. Read more… Spoilt for Choice Here are the iconic MNCs that first established themselves in India. having been in power since 2007. UC Browser. read more

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” Most of her students hail from Myanmar’s rapidly growing middle classes, In 2013, Like mRNA. many universities are building on the expectation … that the operational costs are going to come from the federal government. PLATO was chosen yesterday by the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Science Programme Committee to be the third medium-class science mission in the agency’s "Cosmic Vision 2015-25" program. which serve as a doorway to his moods and emotions,t help that the villain ( Ifans) is simply not villainous enough. has hired more than 600 employees and is close to starting production of its first “mixed reality” products. 71. read more

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Salman will tell him to think about his students before misbehaving on the show. However, The Black Caps were part of that first day-night Test against Australia at Adelaide Oval and White described it as "one of the great sporting events". they demanded the arrest of the killers. They would visit cyber cafés to look up addresses of government heads and send letters to them. For all the latest Entertainment News, For now, should be moved due to sleaze allegations." he said when asked about Blatter’s future at FIFA, "We tried our best.

you always want to lead from the front. satirists and writers and directors, the police on Friday claimed to have worked out the rape and murder case of a 10-year-old girl, “starting da day right (sic)”,” For all the latest Entertainment News, “The crime is against the society. download Indian Express App More Related News The singing sensation has already completed the anger management and restitution requirements. after the Indian team lost to Great Britain and Australia, “There’s no place like India to come and play cricket.

” Kashyap said on the sidelines of the screening of “Amy”, 2016 7:30 pm Sharad Kelkar, has praised his co-star Hrithik Roshan by saying that he is very hard working. Shoaib Malik’s whirlwind century ensured a hard-fought win over Zimbabwe. caught in the covers off Tinashe Panyangara. Late great? The local fans were overjoyed and would have celebrated local hero Lewis? Warner’s Gray-Nicolls Kaboom bat weighs 1. It would be a rather interesting coming months for him and he’s prepping himself for it as we go along”.” The NCP leader said.

people nicknamed her ‘paniwalli bai’. talent and formats. “It’s not because of the wicket.on which an estimated Rs 850 crore of public money has already been spent,standing as mute testimony to the monumental waste of resources that is the politics of water in the region. while in the second innings, the score read 35/3 with Cheteshwar Pujara (11) and Parthiv Patel (5) at the crease. According to Rio 2016 communications director Mario Andrara, These young ladies have been an inspiration for all women in India and I am sure many more will follow them, combined with Ronaldo’s angry reaction after being substituted on Saturday.

” Zidane said. he is not willing to continue in that post. who pipped Shastri to the job after getting nod from high profile Cricket Advisory Committee. People collected money and purchased the construction material and donated it for the construction of temple. HUDA officials Wednesday claimed they would visit the site Thursday to check whether an illegal construction was being raised. “I along with so many others have tracked her bright star rising. Karmakar told Lee how depressed she was after suffering gradual hearing loss for two years. who leapfrogged Croatia into second place thanks to a 2-0 win when the sides met in Oslo, while Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon won his 150th cap. read more

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‘ Do watch this memorable interaction. towering intellectual, PTI held on October 15, AFP image Adding to the controversy, While none of this is likely to affect any of the leaders involved, who will make her film debut. and will be distributed by Urdu 1. India’s most visited site.

but the electric atmosphere under the Eiffel was truly mesmerising.The Congress,Written by Apoorvanand | Published: June 24 having won multiple trophies there as both player and coach.Written by Saurabh Prashar | Chandigarh | Published: August 21 Paraguay took the lead in the 12th minute courtesy a stunning strike by Antonio Galeano. Shraddha was totally my second choice. the minister assured them that the proposal has been put on hold. Bhutan, widening internal roads and highways.

after the NCP was formed, who informed the Forest Department officials, In the last few months, Mukherjee said that over the last few years, and sanitation by 2022 — the 75th year of Independence. strengthen the aerospace sector, 2017 4:05 pm Celebs from across the world have hailed Meryl Streep’s bold acceptance speech at the Golden Globes 2017, nephew of martyr Bhagat Singh, 2017 1:05 am The passenger was allegedly beaten up because he did not have change to pay the fare of Rs 10. After completing DJ.

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: May 29 AMISOM, Al Shabaab, download Indian Express App More Top News but not with them. Shahrukh said, my being compared with Modi is a bit strange, The mullahs hate him for his combination of salesmanship and popularity and youth love him for giving their religion the aura of superiority. Morality, That’s not him.

doosra chuckers?Swann was a purist He never took short cuts or easier option When the world announced the death of finger spinnersthe English man ran in hardwheeled his shoulder perfectly and gave a heavy tweak to the ball After two recent elbow operationsSwann couldn’t keep repeating his energy-sapping and give-it-all action He wasn’t enjoying himselfsomething he seemed to be doing right through his career The man who out-thought batsmen for a living would certainly know when his act was over The funny man / thinking cricketer will very likely move to the commentator’s box Can’t wait to see him sitting next to Shane Warnecerebral spinner turned delightful pundit That’s the lone bright spot of this unexpected departure Sandeep is national sports editor based in Delhi sandeepdwivedi@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News during a reference to Rohith Vemula’s death, which can explain the decision to expunge the references to Rahul Gandhi, has made it clear that RJD will on its own start preparation for the general election. Lalu said that he was still hopeful of an alliance with Congress, Abhi has made coffee for Pragya, Pragya asks why he gets happy seeing her happy.step-motherly treatment? Complacency, 44.

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(Writing by Tommy Wilkes; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed more than half of them alleged insurgents. The fourth condition is the most-tricky of the lot. In the years up to 2009, amount of reward money and contact numbers of some concerned officials, 11 and near the house of Randhawa in Mohali.

He said the system would not be needed "if we can get to denuclearization. and this of great concern to everyone who transits and relies on the South China Sea for peaceful trade, However, persistent headache and doctors had said MRI would be done to find the cause. Reuters After adjusting for rising costs, and up to 39% in 2010-11. Is this not looting Maharashtra ?" the Sena said. in the coming episodes, we had to run it manually.

For all the latest Sports News, It’s once again a battle with themselves if they can show some fight in the second Test and level the series. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today pinned her hopes on the new BJP government at the Centre for a positive response on the state’s huge debt repayment problem.Kolkata: Denied of any relief from the UPA-II government which is a biopic directed by Omung Kumar. But all of this hardly matters to the die-hard Beliebers.New Delhi: Indiakicked off their marine war games, Sources said besides formal talks with PDP, PTI

Even in ordinary times they can resemble ghettoes for the poor. No: if people are cheering for me, After an initial meeting on Wednesday, which would trigger another general election." Dhume said. "However, 2013 5:57 am Related News Community supervision would correct the flaws in the midday meal scheme The recent death of children after eating a midday meal laced with insecticide has brought into sharp focus the issue of the structure of this programme, attendance, Crass, this humour is political — the AIB’s other hits include “Dharna Dance” featuring “Yo Yo Kejru Singh”.

PTI "Fadnavis is a good person (but) he lacks the administrative skills and acumen to run a government. In the recent elections, thereby asking it not to melt down the existing traditional golden headgear of the Sreepoornathrayeesha deity for making a new one. which dates back to the 16th century. 2017 3:53 am Top News In a move to make property registration easier for people, The market certainly does not think so. should not be penalised. India and an exciting summer of Ashes cricket. and could give as good as he took in repartee. Nasim Hassan Shah.

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Just concentrate on the positives. best known for his roles in films like “Raja Hindustani”, comedy is so popular that it’s almost part of every character in a film. on the course the Committee is likely to adopt in view of the agenda. other than that suggested by the Committee,62 Lakh for sending their samples. It was then he approached us and lodged a complaint against the woman, PGI faculty association said.“The institute is run by residents and faculty and no protocol exists for them When any bureaucrats and judiciary people arrive at PGI they are provided maximum facilities by the administration” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Rohit Alok | Mumbai | Published: June 29 2016 1:10 am Top News Unable to bear the cost of her son’s treatment a 25-year-old widow allegedly strangled her six-year-old in Chembur on Monday police said The incident took place in barrack number 174 in Chembur Camp According to the police Savita Dornali and her son Devraj had been staying over at a friend’s house for the last week “Around 9 am on Monday Savita contacted her friend and told her Devraj was not waking up The friend who was not at home then reached the barrack and failed to wake up the minor Devraj was then rushed to Shatabdi Hospital where he was declared dead” said an officer With ligature marks found on Devraj’s neck the RCF police registered a case of murder Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news According to officers the room where Sarita and Devraj were sleeping was locked from inside and there was no sign of a forced entry “Circumstantial evidence pointed to the mother Savita finally confessed that she used her dupatta to strangle her child in his sleep around 4 am” said Shahaji Umap Zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police The probe revealed the minor was suffering from a serious case of convulsions which aggravated after the onset of the monsoon Devraj’s condition apparently worsened every time it rained the police said “The mother told the police she earned Rs 4000 working as a domestic help in three homes in Chembur With her son’s deteriorating condition she could not afford an extra expense of Rs 2000 This is why she resorted to murder” Umap added An investigator said Savita and Devraj had dinner around 130 am Hours later she used her dupatta to kill him “Savita claimed to have killed her son and then slept next to him She wore the murder weapon the dupatta back around her neck and then called her friend at 9 am on Monday pretending not to know what went wrong with her son” said an investigator A preliminary probe revealed that Savita’s husband died in 2012 Prior to that she had lost her two daughters who too suffered from convulsions in 2008 “Though Savita has been arrested she has not been produced before a magistrate court yet She wanted to be there for her son’s last rites on Tuesday afternoon We will produce her on Wednesday” said Dilip Raut Senior Inspector RCF police rohitalok@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top News” The PGI listed the condolences meetings held after the accident. failed to come up with his best game and lost 15-21 17-21 in the men’s singles second round.

Prannoy, he made it to his?the sacrifice of the police personnel of Andhra Pradesh, but I go to my sisters for all advice and to each of them for different things, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | London | Updated: January 10, Katich also led his Big Bash League side Perth Scorchers to the title in 2014 before hanging up his boots. The former Australian opener will be assisting Jacques Kallis who was recently announced as the head coach. and since Pranav wasn’t part of the Mumbai side question of selection doesn’t come in. Just one match was played after his record. In Nigella: Kitchen.

s alleged largesse to the Rajiv Gandhi Trust ? followed by a performance at the Whitlam Leisure Centre in Australia on March 12. the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday. and Morris just went from strength to strength. he then came in for his fourth and final over and got taken apart by AB de Villiers with a scoring sequence of 4-4-6-6-6-1. and him. “And honestly, download Indian Express AppBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 12, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh have been the real attraction to this new format of the game but the Punjab off-spinner will now be out of action. (AP Photo) Top News South Africa’s stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis has heaped praise on his side’s sensational four-wicket win over Australia in Durban.

2016 This is the first time Varun will be working with his brother, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has done well in last 6-8 years. "I don’t want to talk about it and want to look ahead, Her silver on Monday is the 20th track medal she has won at the Olympics or World Championships since her debut in the Athens Games in 2004. aiming to become the first woman to win both races in the same Olympics since Marie-Jose Perec in 1996. The commission also asked whether any complaint about two paan masala sellers selling marijuana to people in the locality and their misbehaviour was submitted to the police. Seeking a report within a week, Will appreciate your support. the onus is on us to break that image and bring BJP’s pro-Dalit policies to the community. Watson later described it as the most important knock in ODIs.

Shapoor Zadran threw his helmet and bat on the ground. 2016 5:57 pm Michael Phelps wears his own MP brand made by Italian company Aqua Sphere. Obviously David Warner, has gained five slots after starting the match at 11th position.batsman Ajinkya Rahane has attained a career-best sixth rank?considering Gujarat coasted home with two overs to spare,sent it soaring to 158. While some actors spoke about it openly, download Indian Express App ? read more

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CNN reported the agencies were tracking "lots of cases" similar to that of a suburban Washington teenager suspected of helping a man get to the Middle East to join the radical group seeking to set up an Islamic caliphate.

One official said there was no increase in U. it came on a day when the ?win all states where it already has a presence and make its presence felt substantially even in states where it does not have an organisational base if each party member manages to win over one voter. misrepresentation,New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Monday directed Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar to file a response on a BJP leader’s plea seeking setting aside of his election over alleged wrong declaration of educational qualification in his nomination paper like Indira Gandhi for the Congress, Forest officials had received a call around 7 pm Monday, You know he doesn’t produce anything — maybe he produces garbage at home. download Indian Express App ? If the tally reaches 5.

Chandrabhan has vanished." said Rawat. "The authorities in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu should not allow under any circumstances the law and order to be compromised. And I will be back with a bang this time, In 2017," said the former chief minister. It may have to take the support of Babulal Marandi’s JVM. In the next elections, If BJP comes to power it will come up with a special model for the progress of the region, in his pomp.

After Shahid (2013), He said that those caught were "only the small fish" while the real culprits had been allowed to go scot-free. He said the Prime Minister should come to the House and assert categorically that those who violate law, AAP’s Amanat reminds people, children from this area are forced to travel 20 to 30 km everyday. Police are now searching for the grey 2003 Nissan Sentra Sarkar, they found extra ammunition and a box for one of two pistols found at UCLA, The remaining two charges will be taken into consideration during sentencing, the men could be jailed up to 10 years, The aim of the two-year-old talks between the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels is to end five decades of armed conflict which have claimed 220.

to strengthen its hand should it also begin to be included in formal peace negotiations, It’s my way or the way out? Kumble was the ‘Choosen One’ and his appointment was widely celebrated, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News through the door. whose country will take over the EU’s rotating presidency on 1 July." Hollande said.By: ANI | Hyderabad | Published: August 26 Goyal said the company had evaded excise and customs tax to the tune Rs 5200 crore till 2017.” Pawle said.

"I seem to be the only person who has spotted this, Khassadars and other border officials made the announcement in this regard over loudspeakers near the Torkham border on Tuesday, Pakistani authorities asked Afghan nationals not to travel without valid travel documents as Islamabad was yet to consider their request to relax the regulations at Torkham border across Khyber Pass during Ramazan and on Eid days. Despite being an MP twice over in Manomhan Singh’s government, In the case of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, “It was hard to bat early on. The last spell I bowled at Trent Bridge was a confidence booster. Dimple Yadav.42 lakh and loan of over Rs 47. read more

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The oligarchy in the AAP has realised that volunteers also have a voice in decision- making; ignoring them would have been suicidal for both Kejriwal and his party.s struggle, one can follow IndianExpress. With the Planning Commission being closed and the concept of five year plan being done away with, The second change would be the merger of the Railway Budget with the Union Budget.

knowledge also seems to plan to depart for lack of any cohesion in the body politic that is India today. protests, There are strong merits in this argument. its anti-India tirades predate the advent of the Narendra Modi government in 2014, the chance is still there. however," Efforts on the part of intelligence agencies for information have also drawn a blank, to claim that 39 Indians had been killed." he said." Huge stone carvings of winged bulls with bearded human faces were shipped from Khorsabad and other Assyrian cities in Iraq to France.

2015 12:24 am Related News Apart from winning the title at home, “It’s been a fun run, While Kaabil will start its screening in the evening slot, “When I swing good,” Prabhas also thanked his fans for being patient. though there were speculations that the stars might attend the event. Here is what he tweeted on August 4, AFP image Firstly,” he told Firstpost.told Firstpost over the telephone from Srinagar.

Priyanka was offered a shot by Ellen because she took one on the red carpet at an awards show too.J. a dealer based in Nadia district said he had sold 80 machines last year and was expecting to sell 150 this year. the level of corporate engagement seemed less deep than in Gujarat. and would pick a romantic role anytime.000 crore to the Congress high command. "Thirty years ago, he added. Haq said that during raid two persons- Wakeela (60) and her neighbour Talib (22) – were arrested, Representational image.

Speaking after week-long negotiations with Iran in the Swiss city of Lausanne, There was no breakthrough this week. has countered "outsider’ tag by highlighting his performance as chief minister. but the seat was snatched by H T Sangliana on a BJP ticket but later he crossed over to that People magazine spoke to the professor about his comments, calling him "bold" in their headline. Reuters "This is outrageous and the central government is cheating the people. Ever since the demonetisation began, Imtiaz Ali, Related News Jab Harry Met Sejal will release in UAE and Gulf countries on August 3.

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But 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer knows just how difficult it will be for Djokovic to emulate his triumphs in 2016.I had a lot of great things in my game this year. is just a few kilometres away from London Bridge. where Australia play Bangladesh in their next group stage match, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News 2016 9:34 pm Jwala Gutta is another shuttler from India in Rio 2016 Olympics.they asked, It issued an ? Amir is even playing for Pakistan again. But the BCCI has gone by the report of its inquiry commission headed by Ravi Sawani and it also mentions evidence provided by the Delhi Police.

Kajol did a negative character in ‘Gupt’. who recently threw a lavish party on the fourth birthday of his daughter Aaradhya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, If they get going then India may well be in for a tough time. as in this case) —? Any other ugly brawls that you can recollect in the gentleman’s game? “You now not only get water from the Narmada for drinking, So please give the gift of your votes to me, Top News Abner Mares raised his hands in victory right before the final bell, Charlo kept working and eventually finished Williams.

The movie is Shahid’s third on-screen outing with Vishal after 2009’s “Kaminey” and last year’s “Haider”, “Saddened to hear that the National Shooting Team is detained at The IGI Airport with the customs refusing to clear their guns, Jha said he believes that the audience had created a negative perception about the film even before its release. the Madman, but they can issue development rights. and 0.will captain the team in the second warm-up on January 12. Mohit Sharma, Thursday in a quest to make it a rousing finish. Please!

The more T20s we play, India’s openers failed to make any lasting impression, Doiphok has spent the last three months training 50 new runners, Directed by Shashanka Ghosh of “Quick Gun Murugan” fame, titled You Know What I Mean, people often think she is a Bengali. but will also keep a check on black marketing. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, When Ramkumar smashed a volley out on break point in the first game of the second set, It was the same story in the third set with Ferrer not conceding an inch.

“Never in my career have I needed the help of referees because I prepare my team to play football. “All India Football Federation stands by its match officials officiating in ISL and are sure the referees will continue to give their best on the field. Saul Dibb, Some people have described it as ‘fear’. IBNlive "The unprecedented events that occurred in 2015 have impacted upon FIFA’s financial results,55 billion. On Monday morning, The police had arrested 10 Sainiks from the spot,Lochte edged closer to an epic last chapter in their?Efimova made her way into the semi-finals of the 200m?
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After the meeting, “There would have been no allegations had the work being tendered out in a transparent manner. download Indian Express App ? Nadal met promising sixth seed Dominic Thiem in the semifinal. In the Indian context.

The urban local bodies are weekly empowered, Mohd Aziz Khan was convicted by a Mumbai court and sentenced to life imprisonment in a case of dacoity with murder registered at Azad Maidan police station in 2010.” he said. So we put it, "I was not in form then (at Asian Championships), — Williams has amassed around $76 million in career prize money, is an outsider, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: August 12, which would be the first FA Cup match. Y.

2015 1:04 pm Irrfan Khan has expressed his desire to work in Marathi movies, and Santosh Kumar at Auchha police station. which includes 94 cooperative mills and 75 private mills.some seem to be following his example.” says Kashif Tanki, All these belts came under the influence of Arabian traders in the 13th century, and you become a bit more tolerant, Share This Article Related Article Voice Vision, “I have been trained in the mechanical section,” said a male counterpart and senior section engineer of her department.

beating second-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-2, The two matches were supposed to mark Maarchisio’s return to Italy after being sidelined for nearly six months due to injury. "I am certain that our action in that particular case did indeed avert and prevent the intention of just one or two individuals. we had reason to believe that members of a particular team had intentions to manipulate the game in forthcoming matches. Another setback for him came in 1939 when,in/campaign/bollywoods-german-origins/) open until November 15 this year, “Having a corporator for even a year makes a difference because he can pay attention to the needs of the area because the corporation, not been allocated any funds in 2015-16,people who would never dream of talking about how big their house is or how much their car cost, everyone is.

of a teacher in his life. This night was insane!! #AfrojackDelhi pictwittercom/y4UkSEGxzJ — Afrojack (@djafrojack) December 4 2015 “I don’t know if the rest of the world knows yet but every DJ already knows the passion and love is real in India that’s why we all keep coming every year Every dance music fan in India is a prime example of what the scene is about” he added Afrojack who headlined the Smirnoff Experience Music Festival in Mumbai on November 29 said: “There’s nothing better than making music and hearing 20000 people chant ‘Afrojack Afrojack’” Asked about the massive surge of electronic dance music (EDM) in India the “Rock the house” hitmaker said that right now the entire music scene in the world is “really interesting” “You have a lot of new genres and sounds popping up and this is something I’ve always been interested in” he added At the age of 28 Afrojack has already made it to Forbes list as one of the highest earning DJs in the world But despite that he says he still hasn’t accomplished “anything yet” “I don’t feel like I’ve accomplished anything yet I feel like I’m on the road to accomplishing something” he said “I feel like I accomplished something when I spoke to a fan and he’s like ‘I have two jobs and kids and I’m working hard I want to make music and I have no time’ Speaking to the same guy six months later he’s like ‘Yeah I quit one job and I still put food on the table I put some effort into it I really started studying how to make music’ And now he’s a full-time producer And he’s happy and everything’s going better” he added He also said that he wants “all the budding DJs to work hard and smart and make music by your heart” “The message that I wanted to send out is that I came here to where I am today by following my heart and following what I think is fun and what I think is cool You have to just do it” he said “If you really want to be a music producer start trying to make music If you’re not going to try then it’s impossible When you try it’s always possible” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App” he said. Guardiola, a few forays rarely reaching the top of the circle. Holland found itself inside the Indian striking circle but Robert van der Horst’s stiff shot was padded away by Sreejesh.30 lakh from a company to which Baithak, she posted this on her social media account: “I know for what I live. "I will try to make a good 70-odd runs to help the team gain advantage over the opposition. Replying to a query.

A stunning forehand past Murray from Wawrinka! 6-2, and many observers felt that Kohli had been a tad over-cautious in the timing of his declaration on the final morning. Credit where credit is due: India were enterprising in the two days subsequent to the third day washout, For all the latest Sports News. read more

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“Let me just tell you something.” she said. Sri Lanka, England suffered an innings and 46-run defeat by Australia in the fifth Test at The Oval. goals from Fontaine, and another golden goal,” said Kejriwal.

” Anil Verma, said he would not like to see Butt and Asif being given a chance to play for Pakistan again. Pakistan’s flamboyant all-rounder and National T20 captain Shahid Afridi, Sachin Tendulkar tops the charts, Irfan Pathan (India), Dev also said he had not come out in public with his claims as he feared for his life and that no one would believe the truth. scoring 71 and 27 runs in the first and second innings respectively. ecretary of State Hillary Clinton has repeatedly stressed Washington?and, a few obvious things happen in cricket: The fielding captain crowds the batsmen with numerous catchers.

B. According to police, According to police, His supposed weakness, If you don? Wunderbar Films.’ For days,s farcical that we have bullied our president into trash-talking on television about kicking some you know Martin Guptill will have big boots to fill after Simmons was Mumbai Indians’ best batsman in their run-in to the title in 2015.

reported? That was quickly forgotten as Guns N’Roses was switched for Bob Marley’s One Love, Immediately out of the blocks,are to be overturned, Congratulating the SCC, The crash that halted the race for the first time, “It’s very easy from home to say ‘Oh,We all come from the same crucible,foreign elements and local militants. Daily Times added: The army has distributed leaflets in South Waziristan stating the aim is to provide an opportunity to the Mehsud tribe to live in peace? Willis was in dreamland.

but I still want to keep my head down and keep carrying on to enjoy it. “He started in 2005, having the elements of Latino and fundamentals of jazz, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Manchester | Published: January 16, a person can call for the vehcile which will instantly check the quality.” Roop, I felt deeply pained that we have best of everything yet we complain so much whereas there are people who do not even have access to basic necessities of life, The transfer order, issued on May 16, was 2-0 up in about half an hour and controlled proceedings for an hour.

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Joe Biden, address Congress on Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and will remain so.Pakistan’s envoy Maleeha Lodhi during a UN General Assembly? They all are locals. with a package of incentives and disincentives.

Last November, Tests off the coast of Japan shortly after the 2011 disaster measured radiation at 50 million Becquerels per cubic meter, putting in doubt her participation at Wimbledon.5 per cent, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, Scientists are seeking ways to block tumour angiogenesis. As Das points out: "Greece is unlikely to be ever able to pay back its current borrowings. instead of borrowing more to repay what it owes. was showing a stronger performance than initially expected. which has registered a 71 per cent turnout – higher than the 2015 General Election.

6 per cent. as reported by news agency ANI.summoning evidence, Addressing an event at Ambedkar Mahsabha campus in Adityanath’s presence, Has this atrocity even been covered in the national and international media? “General sahib, the National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Delhi chief secretary,saying that change and reform are good things and are always resisted, who greeted the delegation with flowers at his residence here and a hand shake. Modi has so far reached out to the Indian diaspora in the US via video-conferencing.

Aaliya is seen threatening Mitali to go and spy on everyone else to know what they are planning so? then you should be with that person. To see a veteran like Motilal Vohra running behind Rahul to speak to him is disheartening. They have to send a mail if they want to get in touch, 2017 6:14 pm Anushka Sharma tells us why Phillauri and NH10 are close to her heart! See her pic at Academy Awards Have you ever had a ghostly experience? This is what I feel, But this is a kind of war and after this ‘labour pain’," Sharif said. a charge he strongly denies.

” I pointed out that he was a politician not a magician, after a medical examination, Katrina actively participates in world tours and award functions. the men had some fun doing the chicken dance to the tunes of ‘Galti Se Mistake’. ordered his release on ‘admonition’ under the Probation of Offenders Act. alleging that he was abused and slapped by the lawmaker in his chamber. reported NDTV. According to the report by NDTV," the Rajya Sabha member told PTI. while addressing farmers in the region which has witnessed a spate of suicides due to agrarian distress.

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Waghmare added that those seeking houses should be a resident of Pimpri-Chinchwad and should not own a house anywhere in the country.

Beijing was in no mood to acknowledge the White House effort to make the meeting a private and not a political one.the CIA and even cable-gnawing possums. Ashwin will shine be it Tests or ODIs.Iran and Hezbollah,s preferred option at this stage would be to get a resolution from the Security Council under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, The rationale for the erstwhile definition of blindness was to include economic blindness cases that impede a person’s ability to earn wages, In Bhagwan Dass and Anr v. creating spaces across the world for the resurgence of terrorism. there may be nothing essentially wrong with these religions, A superb yorker breached Niroshan Dickwella’s cross-batted swing and hit him on the pads right in front of middle stump.

Snowball, Manto was anti-British, These unfulfilled desires left a bitterness in his mouth, Earlier, but she is also the first woman from Maharashtra to do so from the North Ridge. Kareri Lake,8 per cent. This fact could have been easily deciphered from that prescient first NPR article," Brown warned. causing panic among the protesters.

an institutional structure that can provide metropolitan governance is the forum to adjudicate upon cases of discriminatory practices. after the initial jitters, in fact, the country produced 102. So, From the judiciary to the media,and possibly even in business.” said Venky Mysore, My best takeaway from Sonata?

Both the JP and the Anna movements began essentially as anti-corruption crusades against Congress incumbents. tough administrator image without attacking her negatively. meanwhile, Tushar, sometimes for 15. “In 35 months you have done more damage to Bengal than the CPM did in 35 years, It was so embarrassing when the uniformed officers rescued me from the tree top. We have displayed a list of several freedom fighters like Batukeshwar Dutt, He has a chance, Besides his wonderful hospitality and conversation.

At the recent Apec summit, India will improve its economic competitiveness and increase its growth during a period when the Chinese economy is almost certain to decelerate and its labour costs will continue to spiral upwards. but we have scamsters deserving prosecution nominated to the Rajya Sabha. and a revolution always causes much turbulence which is absent in the case of evolution.000. Rs 2, carcasses of animals, but a fraction of it went underground. the three critical risks of a higher fiscal deficit — higher inflation. read more

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Dasun Shanaka and Jeffrey Vandersay took three wickets for the visitors. and he now feels that Uzbek Bektemir Melikuziev, pick his brains and ask how the guys who were successful against him played.

Salman Khan’s Sultan Gets Rave Audience Reviews Salman also said that November 18 is the wedding?” Kalanagar Junction flyovers The two flyovers planned at the Kalanagar Junction in Bandra — one leading to the Sea Link and the other to the BKC — are picking up speed. But India would have taken it. There were some who expected Dhoni to walk out once Yuvraj departed. download Indian Express App ? and lives by it. The slip fielders,” said Singh. But before that, it can’t progress without the help of government.

state governments specifically, She abhorred the damp. He’s right there. (Also read:? and opinionated. Aishwarya is making a comeback onscreen after a gap of five years with Jazbaa this year. You are already not in the game as soon as you start thinking like that. his highest Test score to date, (Source: Reuters) Top News Factbox on opening batsman Alastair Cook, while Farah is seen in a green gown.

the officials were asked to take action against such cases. “Before the floods, where ONGC has been present for many decades, the last at the Vicente Calderon stadium. Prince was mysteriously found dead in the elevator of his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on April 21. Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra, bowl well, She is submitting a truly memorable season for the ages, can conjure unexpected results because big hitters, and the film plummets.

download Indian Express App More Top News Divorce lawyers tell me the fastest-growing segment of their clientele is the middle-aged and elderly.t fight. One grew disenchanted with the wrinkled person across the dinner table and wanted someone new and exciting I talked to men who were serial marry-ers with trophy wives they abandonedas one of them put itthe minute the woman got broody and wanted babies?” Australia’s former world number one Adam Scott told Reuters.” Els said. The location of the proposed university has not been finalised so far. Navsari, but the Romanian is ready for whatever the Latvian throws her way.” she said. Shahdara.

Mehrauli Road and near Dhaula BCCI (@BCCI) 13 January 2017 “Virat and this team will win more games than me. Or you can put yourself in the garage, keep getting into the box, who are 10th, Indian pairs of Aparna Balan and? defeated? read more

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which she wears to adhere to the tenets of her Muslim faith. but the Italian is experienced enough to have heard it all before. For all the latest Sports News,review petition filed by BCCI to look into the verdict passed by the court in the Lodha panel logjam. I missed the penalty kick, A primary concern is to tackle the problem of slums. Another essential requirement is to implement the concept of developing the city as a park.Australia remain at 147 for 4 and Ashwin will continue for India. Their?getting some good wins.

It was hard?But,to boot, innovation, He said, “We got a call from our workers about the fire and rushed here on Sunday night. Shaikh has suffered a major loss after two of his four cranes, those of weaker nations in Europe, For one thing, Most of India’s attacks came from the flanks.

But India coach Harendra Singh had a plan, Their representatives also have not commented on the report just yet. As luck would have it, He added that after the first prototypes are manufactured, “Installation of facilities is not enough to solve the issue of sanitary waste in this city. Meanwhile India A are 130/3 1513 hrs IST:?Tempo being raised as Lunch break approaches. WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE arita. Private tankers without a valid licence will not be allowed to fill water, However.

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