Home repossessions tumble

first_img Show Comments ▼ Home repossessions tumble Share Thursday 11 November 2010 7:41 pm THE number of homes repossessed by lenders in Britain fell to a two and a half year low in the third quarter, data showed yesterday, but courts issued more orders to reclaim homes, suggesting there may be a rise ahead.Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed that 8,900 homes were repossessed in the third quarter, down from 9,400 in the second quarter and the lowest since the first quarter of 2008.Separate data from the Ministry of Justice showed that courts in England and Wales issued five per cent more repossession orders compared with the previous quarter at 14,138 – the first quarterly rise in a year.Court orders for repossessions do not always result in a person losing their home, and almost half of the orders were suspended, giving homeowners more time to repay their debts, but the third-quarter may signal a reversal of the recent downtrend.Repossessions have been falling since early 2009 when they peaked at 13,000, but analysts reckon they could rise again once government spending cuts – expected to cost half a million public sector jobs over the next five years — kick in.“The substantial fiscal squeeze will increasingly hit public sector jobs and consumers’ pockets, while households already face high unemployment, muted earnings growth and elevated debt levels,” said Howard Archer, economist at IHS Global Insight.“There will also be a lagged impact from the recession as relatively gradual recovery overall will mean that many people who have lost their jobs will be unemployed for a long time and this will weigh heavily on their finances.”The CML said home repossessions in the first nine months of this year totalled 28,400, and was trending below its forecast for 2010 as a whole. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure Solution More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comcenter_img Tags: NULL whatsapp whatsapp KCS-content last_img read more

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B House / 365 Design

first_img Ta Dinh Van, Nguyen Nhu Thanh Architects: 365 Design Area Area of this architecture project Houses Photographs:  Hoang Le Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Vietnam Year:  Lead Architects: ArchDaily CopyAbout this office365 DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHanoiOn FacebookVietnamPublished on April 27, 2021Cite: “B House / 365 Design” 27 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Project Architect:Nguyen Hoang TuArchitects:365 DesignCity:HanoiCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hoang LeRecommended ProductsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesText description provided by the architects. The B House is located in a residential suburban area of Hanoi, Vietnam, owned by a concrete workshop owner in Vietnam. We start the project with the vision that there’ll be other houses on both sides of the land. The owner wants an airy space and garden-view bedrooms but still have privacy and security.Save this picture!© Hoang LeSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Hoang LeWith this requirement, first, we developed a simple yet powerful form of architectural design for the front garden. The essence of this house is an open space, the boundary between the inside and the outside is gradually blurring to create the connection between people and nature.Save this picture!© Hoang LeSave this picture!Section BBSave this picture!© Hoang LeThe light from ouside are drawn from the roof through the glass panels to the green space inside, and around this void is the long and wide staircase and corridor that connect the functional spaces together with other features in the house. The front view of the house is a pressed bamboo spokes door system with iron frame that can be closed and opened flexibly. It reduces direct sunlight from the east, and ensures privacy and security issues.Save this picture!© Hoang LeWith the owner’s love for concrete, we choose the finishing material, mainly concrete with a rough surface, and chestnut-colored wood makes the space cozier. Through the project, we want to bring an optimal solution to improve living space, create a comfortable living environment, and focus on quality of life.Save this picture!© Hoang LeProject gallerySee allShow lessTECLA Technology and Clay 3D Printed House / Mario Cucinella ArchitectsSelected ProjectsYes Art Warehouse / Fununit DesignSelected Projects Share “COPY” Photographscenter_img Projects B House / 365 Design ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/960676/b-house-365-design Clipboard Area:  180 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Hanoi, Vietnam “COPY” 2020 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/960676/b-house-365-design Clipboard B House / 365 DesignSave this projectSaveB House / 365 DesignSave this picture!© Hoang Le+ 31Curated by Hana Abdel Share Manufacturers: BETONLAB, DTC, TMElast_img read more

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Farm Fatalities Dropped In 2011; No Child Deaths

first_img There were fewer reports of Indiana farm-related deaths in 2011 than the previous year, including none involving children for the first time in 13 years, according to a new Purdue University report. The Indiana Farm Fatality Summary reports that 16 people died in farm-related incidents in 2011, down from 23 in 2010. The number of farm-related fatalities represents about 13 percent of the 122 fatal work injuries documented in Indiana last year. Previous articleCorn Good but Record Bean Yields in Tipton CountyNext articleCompany Idles State’s Oldest Ethanol Plant Gary Truitt Bill Field, Purdue Extension safety specialist, said while it’s good that there’s a declining number of farm fatalities, farmers should still practice preventative safety. “We’re moving in the right direction, but every one of these incidents is preventable,” Field said. “We shouldn’t just accept this as something no one can do anything about.” Facebook Twitter By Amanda Gee Home Indiana Agriculture News Farm Fatalities Dropped In 2011; No Child Deaths Tractors remained the most significant agent of injury, accounting for 38 percent of reported fatalities. Field recommended that those in the agriculture industry continue to place importance on safety, especially when transporting equipment on highways, working around grain storage facilities and allowing children in the workplace. He estimated there were nearly 7,000 farm-related injuries in Indiana in 2011, although not that many incidents were reported. Non-fatal incidents are not well documented by any source, but the few reports that were received were severe and involved extended hospital stays. “From a productivity perspective, these incidents can cost quite a bit of money, and farmers are usually not well insured and have high deductibles. The economic impact for farmers in Indiana is in the millions of dollars. Just a visit to the emergency room can be very expensive,” Field said. SHARE The study cites several reasons for the decline in farm-related fatalities, including advancements in the safety, productivity and efficiency of agricultural technology, the decline in the portion of the population required to work the land and efforts to educate farmers and agricultural workers about work-related threats.  Field thinks the increasing number of equipment upgrades from older machinery has helped lower the number of farm-related injuries and fatalities in recent years. “We’re seeing a retirement of older machinery. Today’s farming units are safer, have better technology, are better guarded and run better overall. Older equipment is being salvaged because of the high price of steel and iron,” Field said. To view the full report or find more information on safety in agriculture, visit https://www.farmsafety.org Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Nov 6, 2012 While less than 1 percent of Indiana’s workforce is employed in production agriculture, the industry has traditionally been responsible for the highest number of work-related fatalities in the state. The report also says that for the first time since 1998, there were no reports of anyone under the age of 18 being killed in Indiana during farming activities. SHARE Farm Fatalities Dropped In 2011; No Child Deathslast_img read more

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Journalist’s killer sentenced to 18 years imprisonment

first_img RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America News Help by sharing this information Reports ————————————————-17.09.2003Reporters Without Borders urges the Brazilian press to closely follow the trial due to begin today in Itabuna (Bahia state) of Thomaz Iracy Moisés Guedes on a charge of participating in the murder on 14 January 1998 of Manoel Leal de Oliveira, the owner and editor of the Itabuna-based weekly A Região.Experience in the fight for justice shows that the news media and civil society have to be alert and involved in order to successfully combat impunity. The media should also follow the trial of another of Leal’s accused killers, police officer Mozart Costa Brasil, due to start before the same Itabuna court on 26 September.A report on this case, entitled “Bahia: culture of impunity?”, was published by Reporters Without Borders in October 2002. Leal was gunned down after implicating the then mayor of Itabuna, Fernando Gomes, in a corruption scandal. Gomes is an ally of former state governor Antonio Carlos Magalhães, one of the leaders of the Liberal Front Party (PFL).”The Leal case above all exposes the limits of a system which puts a police force controlled by locally elected officials – in this case, the state of Bahia’s civilian police – in charge of investigating the murder of a journalist who had targeted one of these elected officials,” the report concluded.According to the report, “The first few months of the investigation by the state of Bahia civilian police could have come from a textbook on impunity… The case was closed in September 1998 without any suspect ever having been arrested and without Mayor Gomes even having been questioned.” Judicial proceedings were reopened in May 2000, following revelations in the regional daily newspaper A Tarde. Guedes is accused of being the driver of the pickup used by Leal’s killers. He was arrested in July 2002. Brasil, a police officer with the economic crimes section of the Bahia state civilian police, was arrested as a suspect in December 2001 and was freed two months later pending trial. A third suspect, Marcone Sarmento, is still on the run. No charge was ever brought against those presumed to be behind the killing, former mayor Gomes and his chief of staff, Maria Alicia de Araújo. RSF_en April 15, 2021 Find out more One of the killers of Manoel Leal de Oliveira was sentenced to 18 years in prison on 27 September after a trial by jury in the town of Itabuna, Bahia State, five years after the murder of the publisher of the weekly A Região. Receive email alerts BrazilAmericas Follow the news on Brazil to go furthercenter_img BrazilAmericas News April 27, 2021 Find out more One of two men accused of killing journalist Manoel Leal de Oliveira has been found guilty by a jury and sentenced to 18 years in prison. Mozart Costa Brasil, accused of firing six shots at the journalist was sentence on 27 September after a three-day trial. A second man suspected of being the getaway driver of a van used by the two killers, Thomaz Iracy Moisés Guedes, was acquitted for lack of evidence at the same hearing on 24-26 September a Itabuna, in Bahia State. The main witness, who formally identified Brasil said she had not seen Guedes in the van. The woman who is under a witness protection programme, said she had received death threats after she said she would give evidence. She said her decision was motivated by the charge against Guedes, whom she knew to be innocent. She also formally identified the other killer, Marcone Sarmento, who is still being sought by police. Some observers believe that his arrest would help identify those who ordered the killing.The trial, one of the most important in the history of Itabuna, given the exceptional nature of the verdict, has created huge local interest. It was followed live on local TV and radio and relayed to the streets around the court building. The case was originally due to open on 18 September but was slightly postponed. Organisation September 27, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist’s killer sentenced to 18 years imprisonment May 13, 2021 Find out more 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies Alarm after two journalists murdered in Brazil Newslast_img read more

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BBB: Imposter scams: Who’s really contacting you?

first_img Twitter BBB: Imposter scams: Who’s really contacting you? Local NewsBusiness Facebook Heather Massey is the Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau in the Permian Basin. Check out www.bbb.org or call 563-1880. Facebook Twitter BBB Scam TrackerIt’s easy to pretend to be someone that you’re not on the Internet or over the phone, and it can be difficult to tell who’s real and who’s faking it. Scammers depend on this confusion to trick unwitting consumers in to giving away their money or personal information.The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently sent out an alert saying scam artists were calling people claiming to be the FTC and asking for remote access to their computers. The con revolved around the FTC’s Advanced Tech Support refund program, which is mailing checks to those who were victims of a previous scam. The agency says it will never call someone and ask for remote access to their computer.This scheme is known as an imposter scam. According to the 2017 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker Annual Risk Report, “impersonation” is a very common tactic used by scammers. It’s where the scammer pretends to be a legitimate business that is well known and trusted by the consumer.Here are some of the most common legitimate organizations that were used for impersonation in 2017, according to BBB’s Risk Report:Internal Revenue Service: The IRS was the No. 1 most impersonated organization of 2017. Although the number of tax collection scams reported to BBB Scam Tracker decreased more than 60 percent from 2016 to 2017, they were still the third most reported scam in 2017 with more than 3,000 reports.U.S. Government: The U.S. Government in general was the No. 2 most impersonated organization. Scammers often claim you’re eligible for a free government grant and just need to pay upfront taxes to claim it. They may also pretend to be connected to Medicare and ask for personal information.Better Business Bureau: That’s right, BBB was the No. 3 most impersonated organization. Many of these scams target small businesses. Scammers call to collect unpaid “dues” or email dangerous links or attachments that they claim are related to “complaints”.Computer companies: Tech support scammers will buy sponsored links on search engine results pages, cold call and email consumers, and cause alerts to pop-up on computer screens. The end-game is the same: the scammer claims that they can help you with a serious computer problem for a price. You’ll be asked to pay money and provide remote access to your computer.As you can see, many of these scams revolve around you paying an upfront fee. BBB offers these tips if you are ever contacted by an imposter.Don’t wire money. If a caller specifically asks you to pay by prepaid debit card or wire transfer, this is a huge warning sign.Resist pressure to pay immediately. Scammers will press for immediate payment and may try to intimidate you into giving them your personal and banking information.Never give control of your computer to a third party unless you know it is the representative of a computer support team you contacted.Call customer service. If you feel pressured for immediate action by a caller, hang up the phone and call customer service. This will ensure you are speaking to a real representative.For the full list of the top impersonated companies, go to bbb.org/riskreport and be sure to report all scams to BBB Scam Tracker at bbb.org/scamtracker.Heather Massey is the Senior Regional Director for the Permian Basin office of Better Business Bureau serving the Heart of Texas. Heather is available for media interviews and speaking engagements. You can reach her by phone: (432) 741-2592 or email: [email protected]center_img Pinterest Previous articleHome Hospice’s butterfly release honors loved onesNext articlePERRYMAN: The fine line of low unemployment admin WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp By admin – April 29, 2018 last_img read more

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Allahabad High Court Seeks Notification Of Rules For Appointment Of E-Court Employees Within 3 Weeks [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesAllahabad High Court Seeks Notification Of Rules For Appointment Of E-Court Employees Within 3 Weeks [Read Order] Akshita Saxena22 Oct 2020 10:20 PMShare This – xThe Allahabad High Court has directed the State Government to notify the Rules for appointment of e-Court employees in the High Court, within three weeks, failing which the Principal Secretary (Law)/Legal Remembrance shall appear in person before the Court. The Single Bench of Justice Manish Kumar has asked the Government to notify the “Uttar Pradesh E-Courts Centralized…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Allahabad High Court has directed the State Government to notify the Rules for appointment of e-Court employees in the High Court, within three weeks, failing which the Principal Secretary (Law)/Legal Remembrance shall appear in person before the Court. The Single Bench of Justice Manish Kumar has asked the Government to notify the “Uttar Pradesh E-Courts Centralized Computer Service Rules, 2018” so that various posts of System Assistants for video conferencing at the High Court may be filled. The Court was hearing an application wherein it was informed that as many as 71 additional posts of System Assistants for video conferencing are vacant at the High Court. Similarly, 23 posts of System Officer and 26 posts of System Assistant under Court project. However, it was stated that the State had been delaying the notification of Rules, as already forwarded by the High Court, and this in turn was adversely affecting the smooth functioning of the Court. Significantly, on a previous hearing, the Court had clarified all the objections raised by the State Government regarding the Rules and it had granted a week’s time to the State Counsel to seek instructions in the matter. However, when the matter was taken up on October 15, the Court observed that there was no substantial progress and the State Counsel sought for two months’ time to get the Rules notified by the State Government. He informed the Court that the concerned file was in the Law Department and the Cabinet Note is under preparation. After the preparation of the Cabinet Note, the file would go to the Finance Department, Karmik Department and thereafter it shall be placed before the Cabinet for approval of the Rules. The counsel appearing for the High Court on the other hand, pressed the matter on ground of urgency. He pointed out that all the Courts were already running/functioning through video conferencing and filing of case is also on through e-filing. Thus, e-Court employees were required urgently. In view thereof, the Single Bench has asked the State Government to “minimize” the time in processing the matter, by processing the file on day-to-day basis and not in a routine manner. It ordered, “It is expected that all the concerned departments as informed by the learned Senior Advocate representing the State shall make their best effort to complete all the formalities within a period of ten days by taking this matter on the priority basis, looking to the urgency in the matter and place the same before the Cabinet immediately thereafter for notifying the Rules.” It added, “This court expects that the State Government shall notify the Rules within a period of three weeks from today and inform this Court by the next date of listing, failing which the Principal Secretary (Law)/Legal Remembrance shall appear in person before the Court. Let this case be listed on 18th November, 2020.” Case Title: Ajay Singh & Ors. v. State of UP & Ors.Appearance: Advocates Salil Tripathi, Amrendra Nath Tripathi and Ashish Raman Mishra (for Petitioners); Chief Standing Counsel Gaurav Mahrotra and Advocate UN Misra (for Respondent) Click Here To Download Order Read Order Next Storylast_img read more

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Appeal of outsourcing HR grows

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Appeal of outsourcing HR growsOn 27 Apr 2004 in Personnel Today Outsourcing HR is not only gaining popularity, but will become a permanentelement in a typical corporate operation, according to results of a recentsurvey. More than three-quarters of executives at large North American and Europeancompanies said their organisations currently outsource one or more major HRfunctions and a great majority said they would do so again, according to thesurvey released by the US-based research and networking organisation, theConference Board. The Conference Board surveyed executives at more than 120 companies withannual revenues of at least US$1bn. Three-quarters of respondents were fromNorth America, with the remainder from Europe. Seventy-six per cent of respondents said their organisations currentlyoutsourced one or more major HR functions, and 80 per cent of those said theywould do so again. Only 9 per cent of respondents said they were entirely against outsourcingsome or all of their major HR functions, compared with 23 per cent in lastyear’s Conference Board survey. David Dell, author of the study, said North America was the most likelycandidate for outsourcing. “European companies are more likely to be confronted with challenges instandardising HR processes across national borders due to differing in-countrylegislative requirements,” he said. The HR programme most often fully outsourced is registered savingsprogrammes, with pensions/benefits, stock options administration, and healthbenefits being the next most popular areas. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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HR: Positive Resignation – How to hand in your notice

first_img A question that all HR/recruitment professionals get asked on at least a semi regular basis is: “How should I resign?”. The real answer is, there is no textbook answer as there are so many variables and moving parts involved relevant to e.g. company, manager, your professional style etc. but there are definitely a whole lot of wrong ways to do it. Here’s my 4 small tips that hopefully will offer some piece of mind during what in most cases is an awkward conversation (at best), and help it flow with a little more ease and hopefully avoid friction or burned bridges.Tip 1: No matter how much you might feel like it, don’t use the flaws of the company/manager as your reason for leaving. This is not the time or the place to have this conversation. My advice would be that if there is a burning desire inside you to offer some constructive criticism, do so at an exit interview in a rational and balanced manner. Instead use the positive points of why you have chosen to accept the new role as the reason for your departure.Tip 2: I’m firmly of the belief that we never stop learning and thus regardless of if you feel it has been the most fulfilling role or not, think of the lessons you’ve learned and thank your manager/company for the opportunity to have learned and grown as a professional.Tip 3: Unless extenuating circumstances dictate otherwise, wherever possible be willing to work your full contractual notice period. Make arrangements as such so as to make your transition out of the company as smooth as possible.Tip 4: If not already part of process, offer your time to have an “exit meeting/interview” with your line manager with the aim of trying to shed light on where in your opinion, the organisation could improve. This is where you can offer your CONSTRUCTIVE feedback and show that you are not harbouring any ill feelings due to some negative experiences but instead are aiming to offer your opinion to ensure other employees don’t feel the same thing.These are by no means complicated steps and is relatively “back to basics” kind of stuff but I hope it will give some piece of mind to anyone who may be looking for a little direction on ways to part ways in a positive light. Previous Article Next Article Read full article HR: Positive Resignation – How to hand in your noticeShared from missc on 8 Jan 2015 in Personnel Todaycenter_img Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed.last_img read more

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Press release: EU statement on human rights in Xinjiang

first_imgThe UK supports the below EEAS statement issued on 26 October on the revision by the Chinese authorities of the ‘Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Regulation on De-extremification’.Statement by the EEAS Spokesperson on the situation in Xinjiang: The revision by the Chinese authorities of the “Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Regulation on De-extremification” highlights the deteriorating human rights situation in Xinjiang. There are credible reports of mass detentions in political “re-education camps” affecting Uighurs and other minorities; of mass surveillance; of restrictions on travel; and of Uighurs abroad allegedly being returned to China involuntarily. These revisions run counter to the recommendations provided by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which call on China to change its policy in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. In this context, the EU expects China to respect freedom of religion or belief, and freedom of expression, as well as the rights of persons belonging to ethnic or national minorities, as guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which China is a signatory. For journalists Further information Follow the Foreign Office on Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIncenter_img Follow the Foreign Office on Twitter @foreignoffice and Facebook Media enquiries Email [email protected]last_img read more

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HKS receives $600,000 from William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

first_imgThe Harvard Decision Science Laboratory (HDSL), a cross-faculty research facility based at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), has received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support the lab’s scientific research in human judgment and decision making.“To receive such a major grant at this early stage is an enormous boost, and a gratifying acknowledgment of early success,” says Jennifer Lerner, lab faculty director and professor of public policy and management. “This support helps catalyze the lab’s emergence as a hub for a growing community of researchers in decision science at Harvard.”HDSL is a world-class biobehavioral research facility featuring an innovative combination of approaches from psychology, economics, and neuroscience. It provides a model for a new type of research center, serving as a cross-disciplinary home for Harvard students and faculty to collaborate on studies examining judgment and choice.“I see terrific potential in the Decision Science Lab’s unique approach and University-wide focus,” says David T. Ellwood, HKS dean and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy. “Through a better understanding of the factors behind decision-making processes, we can help ensure that leaders make the most reasonable decisions in day-to-day and crisis situations.”last_img read more

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High tech is watching you

first_imgThe continuing advances of the digital revolution can be dazzling. But Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School, warns that their lights, bells, and whistles have made us blind and deaf to the ways high-tech giants exploit our personal data for their own ends.In her new book, “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism,” Zuboff offers a disturbing picture of how Silicon Valley and other corporations are mining users’ information to predict and shape their behavior.The Gazette recently interviewed Zuboff about her belief that surveillance capitalism, a term she coined in 2014, is undermining personal autonomy and eroding democracy — and the ways she says society can fight back.Q&AShoshana ZuboffGAZETTE: The digital revolution began with great promise. When did you start worrying that the tech giants driving it were becoming more interested in exploiting us than serving us?ZUBOFF: In my 2002 book, “The Support Economy,” I looked at the challenges to capitalism in shifting from a mass to an individual-oriented structure of consumption. I discussed how we finally had the technology to align the forces of supply and demand. However, the early indications were that the people framing that first generation of e-commerce were more preoccupied with tracking cookies and attracting eyeballs for advertising than they were in the historic opportunity they faced.For a time I thought this was part of the trial and error of a profound structural transformation, but, certainly by 2007, I understood that this was actually a new variant of capitalism that was taking hold of the digital milieu. The opportunities to align supply and demand around the needs of individuals were overtaken by a new economic logic that offered a fast track to monetization.GAZETTE: What are some of the ways we might not realize that we are losing our autonomy to Facebook, Google, and others?ZUBOFF: I define surveillance capitalism as the unilateral claiming of private human experience as free raw material for translation into behavioral data. These data are then computed and packaged as prediction products and sold into behavioral futures markets — business customers with a commercial interest in knowing what we will do now, soon, and later. It was Google that first learned how to capture surplus behavioral data, more than what they needed for services, and used it to compute prediction products that they could sell to their business customers, in this case advertisers. But I argue that surveillance capitalism is no more restricted to that initial context than, for example, mass production was restricted to the fabrication of Model T’s.Right from the start at Google it was understood that users were unlikely to agree to this unilateral claiming of their experience and its translation into behavioral data. It was understood that these methods had to be undetectable. So from the start the logic reflected the social relations of the one-way mirror. They were able to see and to take — and to do this in a way that we could not contest because we had no way to know what was happening.We rushed to the internet expecting empowerment, the democratization of knowledge, and help with real problems, but surveillance capitalism really was just too lucrative to resist. This economic logic has now spread beyond the tech companies to new surveillance–based ecosystems in virtually every economic sector, from insurance to automobiles to health, education, finance, to every product described as “smart” and every service described as “personalized.” By now it’s very difficult to participate effectively in society without interfacing with these same channels that are supply chains for surveillance capitalism’s data flows. For example, ProPublica recently reported that breathing machines purchased by people with sleep apnea are secretly sending usage data to health insurers, where the information can be used to justify reduced insurance payments.GAZETTE: Why have we failed even now to take notice of the effects of all this surveillance?ZUBOFF: There are many reasons. I chronicle 16 explanations as to “how they got away with it.” One big reason is that the audacious, unprecedented quality of surveillance capitalism’s methods and operations has impeded our ability to perceive them and grasp their meaning and consequence.Another reason is that surveillance capitalism, invented by Google in 2001, benefitted from a couple of important historical windfalls. One is that it arose in the era of a neoliberal consensus around the superiority of self-regulating companies and markets. State-imposed regulation was considered a drag on free enterprise. A second historical windfall is that surveillance capitalism was invented in 2001, the year of 9/11. In the days leading up to that tragedy, there were new legislative initiatives being discussed in Congress around privacy, some of which might well have outlawed practices that became routine operations of surveillance capitalism. Just hours after the World Trade Center towers were hit, the conversation in Washington changed from a concern about privacy to a preoccupation with “total information awareness.” In this new environment, the intelligence agencies and other powerful forces in Washington and other Western governments were more disposed to incubate and nurture the surveillance capabilities coming out of the commercial sector.A third reason is that these methodologies are designed to keep us ignorant. The rhetoric of the pioneering surveillance capitalists, and just about everyone who has followed, has been a textbook of misdirection, euphemism, and obfuscation. One theme of misdirection has been to sell people on the idea that the new economic practices are an inevitable consequence of digital technology. In America and throughout the West we believe it’s wrong to impede technological progress. So the thought is that if these disturbing practices are the inevitable consequence of the new technologies, we probably just have to live with it. This is a dangerous category error. It’s impossible to imagine surveillance capitalism without the digital, but it’s easy to imagine the digital without surveillance capitalism.A fourth explanation involves dependency and the foreclosure of alternatives. We now depend upon the internet just to participate effectively in our daily lives. Whether it’s interfacing with the IRS or your health care provider, nearly everything we do now just to fulfill the barest requirements of social participation marches us through the same channels that are surveillance capitalism’s supply chains.GAZETTE: You warn that our very humanity and our ability to function as a democracy is in some ways at risk.ZUBOFF: The competitive dynamics of surveillance capitalism have created some really powerful economic imperatives that are driving these firms to produce better and better behavioral-prediction products. Ultimately they’ve discovered that this requires not only amassing huge volumes of data, but actually intervening in our behavior. The shift is from monitoring to what the data scientists call “actuating.” Surveillance capitalists now develop “economies of action,” as they learn to tune, herd, and condition our behavior with subtle and subliminal cues, rewards, and punishments that shunt us toward their most profitable outcomes.What is abrogated here is our right to the future tense, which is the essence of free will, the idea that I can project myself into the future and thus make it a meaningful aspect of my present. This is the essence of autonomy and human agency. Surveillance capitalism’s “means of behavioral modification” at scale erodes democracy from within because, without autonomy in action and in thought, we have little capacity for the moral judgment and critical thinking necessary for a democratic society. Democracy is also eroded from without, as surveillance capitalism represents an unprecedented concentration of knowledge and the power that accrues to such knowledge. They know everything about us, but we know little about them. They predict our futures, but for the sake of others’ gain. Their knowledge extends far beyond the compilation of the information we gave them. It’s the knowledge that they have produced from that information that constitutes their competitive advantage, and they will never give that up. These knowledge asymmetries introduce wholly new axes of social inequality and injustice.GAZETTE: So how do we change this dynamic?ZUBOFF: There are three arenas that must be addressed if we are to end this age of surveillance capitalism, just as we once ended the Gilded Age.First, we need a sea change in public opinion. This begins with the power of naming. It means awakening to a sense of indignation and outrage. We say, “No.” We say, “This is not OK.”Second, we need to muster the resources of our democratic institutions in the form of law and regulation. These include, but also move beyond, privacy and antitrust laws. We also need to develop new laws and regulatory institutions that specifically address the mechanisms and imperatives of surveillance capitalism.A third arena relates to the opportunity for competitive solutions. Every survey of internet users has shown that once people become aware of surveillance capitalists’ backstage practices, they reject them. That points to a disconnect between supply and demand: a market failure. So once again we see a historic opportunity for an alliance of companies to found an alternative ecosystem — one that returns us to the earlier promise of the digital age as an era of empowerment and the democratization of knowledge.This interview has been edited for clarity and length.last_img read more

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Joey Calveri, David Elder & More Will Take The Trip of Love Off-Broadway

first_imgAre you ready to revisit the summer of love? Broadway alums Joey Calveri, David Elder and more have been tapped for the previously reported The Trip of Love. Created, directed and choreographed by James Walski, the new dance musical spectacle will begin previews on September 26 at Stage 42, formerly The Little Shubert Theater. Opening night is set for October 18.Along with Calveri (Rock of Ages) and Elder (Curtains), the production will star Kelly Felthous (Flashdance), Dionne Figgins (Motown), Austin Miller (Grease: You’re The One That I Want), Katie Webber (Honeymoon In Vegas) and Laurie Wells (Mamma Mia!).Trip of Love brings the ‘60’s to life with over 25 of the decade’s biggest hits including “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “Born To Be Wild,” “California Dreamin’,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’,” “White Rabbit,” “You Don’t Own Me” and many more.Rounding out the company will be Yesenia Ayala, Colin Bradbury, Bo Broadwell, Kyle Brown, Whitney Cooper, Alexa De Barr, Daniel Lynn Evans, Lisa Finegold, Steve Geary, Daryl Getman, Jennifer Gruener, Brandon Leffler, Peter Nelson, Tara Palsha, Kristin Piro and Nicky Venditti.The production will feature scenic design by Robin Wagner and costume design by Gregg Barnes. View Comments Trip of Love Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 7, 2016last_img read more

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U.S. offshore wind industry could become $70 billion business by 2030—AWEA

first_imgU.S. offshore wind industry could become $70 billion business by 2030—AWEA FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享CNBC:Just three years ago, five giant wind turbines in the waters off Block Island, Rhode Island, started spinning 30 MW of electricity to that tiny community of about a thousand residents. While it remains the only offshore wind farm in the U.S., that’s about to dramatically change.According to the Department of Energy, offshore wind has the potential to generate more than 2,000 GW of capacity per year, nearly double the nation’s current electricity use. Even if only 1% of that potential is captured, nearly 6.5 million homes could be powered by offshore wind energy within the next decade.Today states along the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine to Virginia, are poised to join a renewable-energy revolution that will not only provide clean, green electricity but also create tens of thousands of jobs, revitalize distressed port cities and spur economic growth in dozens of coastal communities.“We are in an incredible growth period,” said Laura Morton, a senior director at the American Wind Energy Association in Washington, D.C. She cited a recent white paper from the Special Initiative for Offshore Wind that projects a $70 billion business pipeline in the U.S. by 2030.A study co-authored by New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the Clean Energy States Alliance found that developing 8,000 MW of offshore wind from Maryland to Maine by 2030 could create up to 36,000 full-time U.S. jobs. What’s more, said Morton, “to build and operate an offshore wind farm requires a diverse workforce of 74 different occupations,” from engineers to pipefitters.Following the scalability path blazed by offshore wind projects in Northern Europe — which now has a total installed capacity of 18,499 MW across 11 countries — the stars are aligned for the U.S. industry. Costs have come down, technology has gone up, states have mandated ambitious renewable-energy goals, and the federal government has leased 15 commercial ocean sites for $472 million. Public sentiment also is high to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, especially as climate change keeps accelerating.[Bob Woods]More: U.S. has only one offshore wind energy farm, but a $70 billion market is on the waylast_img read more

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Notices: Florida Bar

first_img10th JNC to fill Polk County judgeship Williams petitions for Bar reinstatement Lawyers who donate services to the needy are being sought for public recognition by the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar.One lawyer from each judicial circuit and an out-of-state recipient will receive the Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award. The chief justice will give the Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award to the lawyer who is deemed an outstanding example of dedication to the legal needs of the poor.Nominations also are being solicited for the Chief Justice’s Law Firm Commendation and the Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award. The awards recognize a firm and a voluntary bar association that have provided significant pro bono legal assistance to individuals or groups which cannot otherwise afford legal services.Nominations may be made by any person or organization by contacting the circuit representative shown below. Nomination forms are available from the Bar’s Public Service Programs Department, telephone (800) 342-8060, ext. 5810 or via e-mail at [email protected] Eligible lawyers must be licensed to practice in Florida and not be employed by an organization which primarily delivers free legal services to the poor. The nominee should be a lawyer who, with no expectation of receiving a fee, provides direct delivery of legal services in civil or criminal matters to a client or group that does not have the resources to hire counsel.The deadline is September 20.The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards were established in 1981 to recognize individual service in specific Florida judicial circuits.The Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award commemorates Miami civil rights lawyer Tobias Simon, who died in 1982.The chief justice’s awards are believed to be the first of their kind in the nation conferring recognition of a state’s highest court on a firm and voluntary bar for pro bono services.Florida Bar president’s pro bono award circuit committee chairs FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Alan Bart Bookman P. O. Drawer 1271 30 S. Spring St. Pensacola, Florida 32501-5612 (850)433-6581 Fax: (850)434-7163 Email: [email protected] SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Kelly Overstreet Johnson Broad & Cassel P.O. Box 11300 Tallahassee, Florida 32302-3300 (850)681-6810 Fax: (850)681-9792 Email: [email protected] THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Gregory Stuart Parker P.O. Box 509 Perry, Florida 32348-0509 (850)223-1990 Fax: (850)223-1991 Email: [email protected] FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Henry Matson Coxe III Bedell Dittmar Devault, et al. 101 E. Adams St. Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3303 (904)353-0211 Fax: (904)353-9307 Email: [email protected] FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT William Harper Phelan Jr. Bond, Arnett & Phelan, P.A. 101 S.W. 3rd St. Ocala, Florida 34474-4132 (352)622-1188 Fax: (352)622-1125 Email: [email protected] SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT John Allen Yanchunis 100 2nd Ave. S., Ste. 1201 Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701-4338 (727)823-3837 Fax: (727)822-2969 Email: [email protected] SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Charles Chobee Ebbets Ebbetts, Armstrong & Traster 210 S. Beach St., Ste. 200 Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-4404 (386)253-2288 Fax: (386)257-1253 Email: [email protected] EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Robert Anthony Rush 726 N.E. 1st St. Gainesville, Florida 32601-5374 (352)373-7566 Email: [email protected] NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Russell W. Divine Divine & Estes, P.A. P.O. Box 3629 Orlando, Florida 32802-3629 (407)426-9500 Fax: (407)426-8030 Email: [email protected] TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Robert Michael Brush Brush & Pujol, P.A. 825 E. Main St. Lakeland, Florida 33801-5151 (863)603-0563 Fax: (863)603-0884 Email: [email protected] ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Arthur Halsey Rice Rice Pugatch Robinson & Schil 848 Brickell Ave., Ste. 1100 Miami, Florida 33131-2943 (305)379-3121 Fax: (305)379-4119 Email: [email protected] TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Anthony J. Abate Abel Band, et al. P.O. Box 49948 Sarasota, Florida 34230-6948 (941)366-6660 Fax: (941)366-3999 Email: [email protected] THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Richard Allen Gilbert De La Parte & Gilbert 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 3400 Tampa, Florida 33602-5195 (813)229-2775 Fax: (813)229-2712 Email: [email protected] FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Robert Clarence Blue Jr. 221 McKenzie Ave. P.O. Box 70 Panama City, Florida 32402-0070 (850)769-1414 Fax: (850)784-0857 Email: [email protected] FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Jerald S. Beer Boose Casey, et al. 515 N. Flagler Dr., Ste. 1800 West Palm Beach, Florida 33401-4330 (561)832-5900 Fax: (561)820-0389 Email: [email protected] SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT James Samuel Lupino Hershoff, Lupino & Mulick LLP 90130 Old Hwy. Tavernier, Florida 33070-2348 (305)852-8440 Fax: (305)852-8848 E-mail: [email protected] SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Henry Latimer Greenberg, Traurig 515 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fl. 14 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301-2296 (954)468-1729 Fax: (954)765-1477 Email: [email protected] EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Clifton Adamson McClelland Jr. Holland & Knight L. L. P. 1499 S. Harbor City Blvd., Ste. 2 Melbourne, Florida 32901-3245 (321)951-1776 Fax: (321)723-4092 Email: [email protected] NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Louis B. Vocelle Jr. Clem Polackwich, Vocelle et 3333 20th St. Vero Beach, Florida 32960-2469 (772)562-8111 Fax: (772)562-2870 Email: [email protected] TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT James Christopher Lombardo Woodward Pires & Lombardo 3200 Tamiami Trl., N., Ste. 200 Naples, Florida 34103-4105 (941)649-6555 Fax: (941)649-7342 Email: [email protected] OUT-OF-STATE Richard Arthur Tanner 250 Bellevue Ave. Montclair, NJ 07043-1318 (973)744-2100 Fax: (973)509-9521 Email: [email protected] Klemick petitions for reinstatement Notices: Florida Bar Board to fill JMC vacancy Bar fees late after Aug. 15 Nominations sought for annual pro bono awardscenter_img Pursuant to Bar Rule 3-7.10 Julius L. Williams has petitioned the Supreme Court for reinstatement to The Florida Bar.On February 24, 2000, the Supreme Court suspended Williams from practice of law for a period of one year as a result of his engaging in conduct that is unlawful or contrary to honesty and justice, failing to act with due diligence on behalf of his client or maintain adequate communication with his client, failing to respond to The Florida Bar’s inquiry into his conduct, charging and collecting an excessive fee, and failing to comply with the rules regarding trust accounts.Any persons having knowledge bearing upon Williams’ fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact JoAnn Marie, Bar counsel, The Florida Bar, 1200 Edgewater Drive, Orlando 32804-6314, telephone (407) 425-5424. August 1, 2002 Regular News The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications for a vacant Polk County judgeship, created by the elevation of Judge Ellen S. Masters to the circuit bench.Applicants must have been members of The Florida Bar for the past five years, must be registered voters, and must live in Polk County. Applications may be obtained from commission Chair Scott Bunn, 99 Sixth St. S.W., Winter Haven 33880, phone (863) 293-5000, or by downloading an application from the Bar’s Web site at www.FLABAR.org. An original and nine copies of the completed application must be received by Bunn no later than 5 p.m. August 7. Interviews will be conducted the last week of August. For more information, contact Bunn. Pursuant to Rule 3-7.10, Herman Montell Klemick III has petitioned the Supreme Court for Bar reinstatement.Klemick was suspended for 18 months after being convicted of the felony of unlawful compensation.Any persons having knowledge bearing upon Klemick’s fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact Randi Klayman Lazarus, Bar Counsel, Suite M-100, 444 Brickell Avenue, Miami 33131, telephone (305) 377-4445. Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the Florida Supreme Court’s Judicial Management Council. The Board of Governors will be selecting nominees for this vacancy at its October 25 meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the Supreme Court for appointment.The council was established by court order dated March 30, 1995, under revised Rule of Judicial Administration 2.125. Its responsibilities include aiding the judicial branch in the comprehensive study and formulation of recommendations on issues related to the efficient and effective administration of justice that have statewide impact, affect multiple levels of the court system, or affect multiple constituencies in the court and justice community. The council is comprised of 21 representatives appointed by the chief justice to three-year terms. Two members are nominated by the Board of Governors, one of which must be a member of the Board of Governors.Persons interested in applying for the vacancy may download the application from the Bar’s Web site, www.FLABAR.org, or should contact The Florida Bar at (850) 561- 5600, ext. 6802, to obtain the proper application form. Applications may also be obtained by writing the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300. Completed applications must be received no later than the close of business Friday, September 13, 2002. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Florida Bar’s annual membership fee — $265 for active members and $175 for inactive members — was payable July 1 and becomes late after August 15.The statements have changed little from last year and members have the option to complete their annual fee statement and pay their fees online via the Bar’s Web site at www.FLABAR.org. Under Bar rules, fees postmarked after August 15 will be assessed a late fee. Members who do not pay by September 30 will be deemed delinquent. The delinquency may be cleared by petitioning the Bar, paying the fees, the late fee, and a reinstatement fee.last_img read more

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Massapequa Man Arrested for Binghamton University Murder

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Massapequa man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old fellow Binghamton University student to death at the upstate New York campus, according to officials and reports.Michael Roque, 20, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of freshman Joao Souza in a Windham Hall dorm room on Sunday, according to Binghamton University police.The suspect, who was apprehended Monday, is being held at Broome County Jail and is due back at Vestal Town Court later this week. The victim was an engineering student from Brazil.The case comes about a month after another Binghamton student from Long Island, 22-year-old Haley Anderson of Westbury, was killed in her off-campus residence.Her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Orlando Tercero, fled to his native Nicaragua, where he was arrested and is awaiting extradition.“This has been a very difficult semester for me and the entire campus with two student deaths in just a few weeks,” Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said in a statement. “These tragedies shake us to the core and we grieve together.”last_img read more

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How artificial intelligence bots are changing the face of financial services

first_imgDespite all the excitement around innovations in fintech, larger and more traditional financial institutions are typically a little bit slower to adopt due to their complexity and size. Particularly with artificial intelligence, traditional financial services have always been eager to capture its potential but sluggish to fully implement.However, this has changed rapidly due to the onset of COVID-19. In the past few months, there has been over a 200% increase in mobile banking registrations and an 85% increase in mobile banking activity.This is a trend that is unlikely to change soon. In fact, 57% of consumers prefer internet banking in response to COVID-19 and it’s a rate that is likely to increase.The digital shift in consumer behavior has many implications for the financial services industry and it’s opened a new door for innovative fintech solutions to assist with the surge in online banking activity.One trend that is rising in popularity amongst the more innovative financial institutions is the emergence of Artificial Intelligence Virtual Assistants as a method for providing better member support.What Is Driving The Implementation Of AI Virtual Assistants?Member service channels for most financial institutions have become overburdened in the era of COVID-19.This is a critical risk for financial services. It’s a risk because many people are already feeling overwhelmed with financial stress due to a challenging economy and any additional barriers to finding the member support that they need can further exacerbate their anxiety.Fortunately, innovative fintech solutions already exist and the climate is perfect for the rapid implementation of them within the existing framework of most financial institutions. Many of the industry-leading banks and credit unions have already launched AI-powered virtual assistants or chatbots to help provide faster and more reliable member support.Financial institutions need to adapt to consumer behavior otherwise they risk falling behind as a necessary service. This means that they must find new ways to accommodate the surge in online banking activity without any friction to the normal member support experience that has become expected by most of their members.Why Are AI Solutions More Appealing Than Hiring More Member Service Representatives?People-power is incredible and it always takes dedicated and creative humans to overcome major challenges.Of course, there is an inherent challenge to scale when you are entirely reliant on people, instead of technology, to expand the capacity of a team. Furthermore, redundant tasks that are repetitively completed by people over and over is a waste of human potential.If member service channels are overloaded, then a natural response might be to simply hire more member service representatives. In a more traditional environment, this might have been the right path towards a member support solution.However, reality is demonstrating that this is not a blip in consumer behavior, but rather an evolution of consumer trends, which requires modern solutions in order for financial institutions to truly adapt with the increased demand to interact virtually with members.AI virtual assistants and AI chatbots are a strong member service solution and they provide many advantages to financial institutions such as:Flexibility to adapt to member support demand without hiring or firing staffFaster and more reliable member supportEliminates redundant or repetitive member support tasks from workflowsImproved data collection and reportingWhat About The Personal Touch Of Member Support?One of the major concerns against implementing AI virtual assistants or chatbots is that there will be a painfully obvious lack of the personalization that a human member support representative can typically provide.While this is a valid concern, particularly amongst credit unions where members expect a certain degree of personal support for their accounts, it is also an underestimate of the capabilities of artificial intelligence.Artificial intelligence solutions can actually help streamline personalized support in two ways:AI virtual assistants are capable of providing a personalized experience for standard transactions and member support queries.AI virtual assistants can identify more complex requests and connect members to support more efficiently.Admittedly, the youngest versions of these tools can be clunky or respond to queries in a way that seems inaccurate. However, as machine learning takes hold, AI chatbots can be extremely effective at providing replies to member support requests as it learns to identify patterns and behavioral trends.Furthermore, AI chatbots can act as part of a qualification process and can connect members with member support agents faster and more efficiently by providing background information and data on those members.While AI is not, and may never be, a replacement for human support, it is definitely an extension or tool that enables a higher quality of ongoing member service from real member service representatives. 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Dr. David Tuyo Dr. David L Tuyo II, DBA, MBA serves as the President and CEO of University Credit Union. He is a veteran of the financial services industry where he has served … Web: https://www.ucu.org Detailslast_img read more

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Ian Wright says Arsenal should already be looking to replace Unai Emery regardless of Leicester result

first_imgAdvertisement Ian Wright says Arsenal should already be looking to replace Unai Emery regardless of Leicester result Leicester v Arsenal: Unai Emery press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 12:06FullscreenLeicester v Arsenal: Unai Emery press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/leicester-v-arsenal-unai-emery-press-conference-2045018/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘They’ve got to be looking at candidates now. I can’t see how all of a sudden from now, coming up against Leicester, I can’t see how it’s going to get better.‘You’ve got to be thinking Arsenal are looking for people, and if not why not?‘It wouldn’t surprise me if it was a Gazidis appointment the way things have worked out.‘If Arsenal don’t make the Champions League, which they won’t do the way they are playing at the moment, he’s got to go and the sooner the better.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalEmery, himself, admits tonight’s match against Leicester, who have won eight of their last night matches, represents a must-win scenario for his side who have blown leads in their last four matches.‘This a very big opportunity. After two matches at home that we drew, tomorrow is a very good opportunity. Yesterday the players worked and trained very well with a good spirit and they give me confidence,’ said Emery.‘The most important is our mentality and going there thinking: ‘We are Arsenal.’ And we will go there with confidence and also strong in our mentality to be together to go to work against them.‘The circumstances – Ozil, Kolasinac, the Laurent Koscielny circumstances and if he was still here then he would still be captain and there would be no problem. But the team inside now, they are strong. ‘Is this must-win? Yes. But in our mind, for each match it is only to win.’Will Arsenal beat Leicester?Yes0%No0%It’ll be a draw0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsene Wenger should have signed Jonny Evans for Arsenal, says Alan SmithMORE: Unai Emery hints Granit Xhaka might not play for Arsenal again ahead of Leicester clash Ian Wright believes Unai Emery is facing the sack at Arsenal ahead of Saturday’s result against Leicester (Picture: Getty)Ian Wright believes Arsenal should already be sounding out replacements for Unai Emery, regardless of Saturday’s result against Leicester.The Spaniard is facing mounting criticism following a mediocre run of results which has seen the Gunners claim just one victory from their last six fixtures.Defeat at the King Power would leave Arsenal nine points adrift of the top four heading into the international break and with Champions League qualification essential to their hopes of keeping star players, including the likes of new club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Wright fears his old club must act ruthlessly.‘Arsenal, the management side of it, should be at least starting to feel people out,’ he said.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘If you look at he stats from Emery to Wenger it’s not improved at all, it’s regressed if we’re honest. Comment Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 9 Nov 2019 1:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.8kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

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Dominican Students in China Advised to Stay Put

first_img Sharing is caring! CoronavirusInternationalLifestyleLocalNews Dominican Students in China Advised to Stay Put by: – January 30, 2020 85 Views   no discussions Tweet Sharecenter_img Share Share The Ministry of Health is assuring the nation that Dominican students in China are safe and have been advised to remain there for their continued safety.This decision, according t0 Honorable Minister for Health and Wellness, Dr. Irving McIntyre appears to be the “safest” to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus.Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections which are typically mild including the common cold but rarer forms like SARS and MERS can be lethal.He told the press on Wednesday that students are cooperative and in good spirits.“Since the outbreak everyone has been advised to wear face masks and as a result there has been a shortage. All nationals are safe and because there is 14-day incubation period…it is not advisable for anyone to leave Wuhan at the moment,” he reported.The ministry says emergency funds were sent to students to purchase water and supplies.Eighty-four Dominicans are pursuing studies in China, 15 of which are based in Wuhan- the epicenter of the outbreak.While there has not yet been any case of the virus among Dominican students, there is also a 14-day incubation period.The Minister assures that there is daily communication between students and the Ministry of Education.Dr McIntyre gave reasons for advising the students to stay in China.“There must be a receiving country- the USA, France, Germany, London Holland- to put these students through quarantine, second, a special charter with the nationals departing China under international travel guidelines for prevention and control, and thirdly, assuming there are nationals who may test positive, that receiving country must have the infrastructure to deal with the cure or treatment of the virus.”He also added, “This can be a very costly exercise.”Dr McIntyre continues to assure however that “All nationals are safe” and that the Dominican students are “in good spirits, and fully understand the risk of leaving. The have been very vigilant. There is no need to panic.”The ministries of health, education and tourism were a part of Wednesday’s event.He says the Government of the People’s Republic of China has given every assurance that “this pandemic will be brought under control in a few weeks.”The Ministry of Heath is currently discussing the possibility of sending additional masks, especially for Dominican students in Wuhan as face masks must be changed frequently after use.last_img read more

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IRR of ‘Bawas Bastos’ law signed

first_imgMANILA – The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of a new law that imposes stiffer penalties on a range of acts from catcalling, sexist slurs, stalking, and cyberstalking were signed on Monday. The new law places cursing, catcalling, wolf-whistling, leering, taunting, misogynistic and sexist slurs, persistent telling of sexual jokes, and use of sexual names, among others, as gender-based streets and public spaces sexual harassment. Senator Risa Hontiveros, the author of the law in the Senate, said in a speech that the Safe Spaces Act, or the Bawal Bastos Law is a game-changer measure that will end gender-based harassment and violence in public places. Officials from concerned government agencies and women’s organizations sign the implementing rules and regulations of the Safe Spaces Act or the “Bawal Bastos” law on Oct. 28, 2019. Photo by Daphne Galvez/ INQUIRER.net The specified acts may be punishable from community service of 12 hours up to arresto menor or 11 to 30 days imprisonment for the third offense./PNcenter_img Among those who signed the IRR were the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Department of Education, and Commission on Human Rights. “Isa itong makasaysayang araw. Sa wakas, may IRR na ang Bawal Bastos Law. Bilang na ang mga araw ng mga ‘boy bastos’ at lahat ng sino man na gagawa ng gender-based public harassment,” added Hontiveros.  “The IRR underwent an intense review by government agencies, advocacy groups and members of the academe,” she added. “This will promote positive policy, behavioral and cultural changes.”last_img read more

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Local State Track Participants

first_imgGood Luck to the following area track athletes who will be competing at Indiana University this weekend.  The girls will run tonight and the boys will follow tomorrow at the IU facility.Running for the Batesville Lady Bulldogs will be Ginny Westerfeld in the 100m and 200m dashes.  Kim Tidman will compete in the long jump, and she will team up with Ginny and Michaela Westerfeld and Sophie Meadows to run the 4 x 100m relay.There will be 2 young ladies competing for Oldenburg Academy at this same meet.  They are Kristen Ricke in the 300m hurdles and Meredith Maier in the 800m run.  Competing in the 400m dash for Milan will be Grace Herzog.Cade Knueven of East Central will be running both  the 100m and 200m dashes at the boys state meet on Saturday.  East Central also has a young man, Nathan Corn, competing in the pole vault.Good luck to all of these area athletes as they complete the 2014 track season!last_img read more

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Robert P. Cantley

first_imgRobert P. Cantley, 63,of Aurora, Indiana, passed away January 31, 2018.He was born January 23, 1955 in Charleston, WV, son of the late Ross and Pauline Cantley.Bobby worked as a butcher forman for Tri State Beef with over 15 years of service.Bobby enjoyed fishing and football. He was always tinkering on projects, he was a fix it guy. He loved his Yorkie dogs Mikie and Popo. Bobby loved time with his family and he will be greatly missed by all.Surviving are his wife of over 30 years, Evelyn Jo Cantley of Aurora, IN; sons, Robert Lee Cantley of New Albany, IN, Bobby Lee (Missy Hiltenbeitel) Cantley of Versailles, IN, Daniel Lee Johnson of Aurora, IN; step sons, Jeff (Rannae) Johnson of Cincinnati, OH, Joey Johnson of Cincinnati, OH, Daniel Johnson of Cincinnati, OH; siblings, Tommy (late Diane) Cantley of Charleston, WV, Ross (Mary Ann) Cantley Jr. of Charleston, WV, Nancy (Christopher) Kincaid of Marmet, WV, Robin (Corey) Cantley of Charleston, WV; grandchildren, Tierra, Shane, Alayna, Bobby, Danielle and Camerone Cantley, Brittany, Tristen, Amber, Kayla, Joey, Jared and Devon Johnson; 13 greatchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Billy W. Cantley and Jimmy Cantley.Friends will be received Friday, February 2, 2018, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the funeral home at 2:00 pm.Interment will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the PAWS. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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Twisters And Shiners Battle To Tie

first_imgThe Oldenburg Academy Twisters and The Rising Sun Shiners battle to a 1-1 tie.Twisters Gariott Scott scored in period 1 at 27:18 knocking in ball in front of goal after nice shot by Lucas McFee caught the side post. The Twisters had 21 shots with 9 on goal, 6 fouls, 8 corners, 1 hand ball. Chris Hautman had 5 saves with Adam Huber having 2 saves on defense.Rising Sun scored in period 2 at 36:43 by Landon Cole just inside the 18. The Shiners had 11 shots with 8 on goal, 3 fouls, 3 corners, 1 hand balls and their keeper had 6 saves with 2 other saves by their defense.OA had a match against Rising Sun On Monday night.  OA led at the half 1-0 but gave up a goal in the second Half to end in a tie.    Both  teams had their chances to score but good defense on both sides came up big and turned away their opportunities.“The Shiners played 5 in the box which slowed our attack down some but we still managed 21 shots and 8 corners.  We have to do a better job of finishing with that many chances. Give a lot of credit to the Shiners Keeper he stopped shot after shot.”Next game Tuesday at Franklin Co.Courtesy of Twisters Coach Ken Getz.last_img read more

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February 23, 2019 Police Blotter

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Chelsea agree deal for Costa

first_img Press Association The Spain international had long been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge and now the Blues have confirmed they have met the buy-out clause for the 25-year-old. “Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa, with Chelsea meeting the buy-out clause for the Spanish international,” read a statement on the club’s official website. Brazil-born Costa netted 35 goals for Atletico last season as they won the Spanish title and reached the Champions League final, where they lost in extra-time to Real Madrid. The 25-year-old emerged as the leading summer transfer target for Blues manager Jose Mourinho, who was determined to add some firepower to a squad which came up just short behind Manchester City and Liverpool in the Barclays Premier League and were knocked out of Europe in the semi-finals by Atletico. It is believed the transfer fee will be in the region of £32million. Defender Ashley Cole has left Chelsea this summer at the end of his contract, along with England midfielder Frank Lampard. However, former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was signed from Barcelona on June 12, the day before Spain crashed to a 5-1 defeat to Holland in their opening World Cup match in Brazil. Earlier on Tuesday, Chelsea announced goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer had signed a new one-year contract. The former Australia international, 41, headed to Stamford Bridge last summer on a free transfer from west London neighbours Fulham to offer back-up to Petr Cech and went on to make 12 appearances – including the semi-final against Atletico after injury to the Chelsea number one. In a statement on Tuesday night, Atletico said Costa had sought a move to Chelsea but the club had insisted on receiving his full buy-out clause. “Diego Costa communicated at the end of last season his will to be transferred to Chelsea and today the two clubs have reached an agreement for which the London club must pay the full amount set as the buy-out clause in the contract between the player and the club,” the statement said. center_img Chelsea have reached an agreement to sign striker Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid, the Barclays Premier League club have announced. last_img read more

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Middlesex capture Kent star Denly

first_imgMiddlesex have clinched the signing of England hopeful Joe Denly from Kent.Denly, who has played one-day and Twenty20 cricket for his country, has been snapped up on a two-year contract.The 25-year-old opening batsman scored 1,024 runs in the County Championship last season – an average of 37.92.AdChoices广告“This is an important stage of my career and I’m really excited about the move to Middlesex, who are a club on the up as shown by their recent promotion,” he said.“I’m committed to becoming the best player I can possibly be and firmly believe that the environment at Middlesex will help me achieve that and one day resurrect my prospects at international level.”Middlesex chief executive Vinny Codrington said: “Joe Denly is a major addition to our squad. He can play all three formats of the game and is a quality player. We are delighted to have captured his signature.”last_img read more

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Jamaican schools to stay out of prestigious Penn Relays meet due to Coronavirus

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton yesterday announced that Jamaica will not participate in next month’s prestigious Penn Relays in the United States, as he disclosed that the island has recorded its first case of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19).A decision is also to be taken on the staging of the annual Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships, set for later this month at the National Stadium here, he added.Minister Tufton made the announcements at a press conference where it was disclosed that a Jamaican woman who returned from the United Kingdom last week, had tested positive for the virus yesterday.“I have confirmed that in terms of the Penn Relays, the Ministry of Education, through Cabinet instructions, has advised schools about not participating in the Penn Relays this year,” Minister Tufton said yesterday.“We will comment further on the Boys and Girls champs and any other gathering in the days coming.”The local schools championship is set for March 24-28.The 126th staging of the Penn Relays, the largest relay meet in the world, is scheduled for April 23-25 in Philadelphia, United States.But on Monday, organisers of the three-day event, which usually attracts more than 15 000 athletes and 110 000 spectators, said they were uncertain if it would be held this year because of the COVID-19 outbreak which has touched more than 100 countries and has affected international sports events, some of which have been cancelled, postponed, or held without spectators.They said in a statement that the University of Pennsylvania was consistently monitoring the global outbreak and was “working with experts across campus and coordinating with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other government agencies”.“Penn Athletics has not cancelled any home events or enacted any spectator restrictions due to the current novel Coronavirus concerns at this time. Travellers and visitors to campus are always encouraged to practise good hand hygiene to limit the spread of germs and illnesses. As conditions evolve, the University will continue to review, update, and publicise its travel and event policies,” it added.last_img read more

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Obafemi Fires Cracker as Shenhua Wins Chinese FA Cup

first_imgAt least SIPG went out fighting, winning 3-2 on an enthralling night at Shanghai Stadium.Former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager Villas-Boas refused to be immediately drawn on his future, saying: “It’s not the time now to speak about this.“SIPG know my decision and soon you will know about it.”Chinese media hinted that Villas-Boas had to lift at least one trophy in his first season to stay in the job, but SIPG came second in the Chinese Super League (CSL) behind Guangzhou Evergrande and went out in the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League.“For us it’s a pity, we were close to three trophies this season but we couldn’t achieve them,” added Villas-Boas.“I think we are more ready now to face the challenges that lay ahead of us for the future.“We had three knockouts and we failed them all, that’s my responsibility, I was the one that made the promise for this team to achieve success and I failed in this bid.”Hulk and international winger Wu Lei both tested out the away goal and on 15 minutes SIPG took the lead.Oscar crossed and Lu Wenjun was on hand at the far post to steer the ball back across goal.Both sides had half-chances and three minutes before the break a moment of controversy.Shenhua, with former manager Gus Poyet watching from the stands, thought they had scored through Cao Yunding.The away players wheeled away in celebration, failing to spot that the referee had blown up for an infringement by Martins.The 33-year-old forward had given the side now coached by Wu Jingui a slender lead from the first leg, but he was adjudged to have impeded SIPG goalkeeper Yan Junling.But on the stroke of half-time Shenhua did score and it was Cao again, swivelling inside the box to fire the ball past Yun for 1-1 on the night and 2-1 on aggregate.Martins, once of Newcastle United and Inter Milan, looked to have won the tie when he cut in from the right and curled the ball beautifully into the top corner from well outside the box.But Hulk buried a penalty four minutes later, then on 76 minutes SIPG took the lead on the night 3-2 when Shenhua captain Giovanni Moreno put the ball into his own net, setting up a frenetic finale during which SIPG’s Fu Huan was sent off.It was Shenhua’s first FA Cup triumph since 1998 and earns them a place in next season’s Asian Champions League.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Veteran Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins scored a cracker as Shanghai Shenhua stunned rivals Shanghai SIPG to win the Chinese FA Cup final on away goals 3-3 on aggregate on Sunday.They did it in thrilling fashion and without Argentine forward Carlos Tevez, whose disastrous 11-month spell in China looks to be over after he failed to appear in either leg of the final.Shenhua went into the two-legged tie as underdogs against an expensively assembled SIPG side featuring the Brazilians Hulk and Oscar, Asia’s most pricey player at €60 million.Portuguese coach Andre Villas-Boas, whose future in China is also unclear having failed to lead SIPG to silverware this season, paid the price for a lack of ambition in the 1-0 first-leg defeat at Shenhua a week earlier — Martins the scorer.last_img read more

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Relief pitching key in win

first_imgUniversity of Wisconsin pitcher Letty Olivarez didn’t last three innings in starting the first game of UW’s doubleheader Wednesday night. Hours later, Leah Vanevenhoven followed suit, pulled at the same time in the second game. Where the Badgers’ starters struggled though, relief pitching came up big for UW.After allowing four runs on seven hits in just over two innings, Olivarez was yanked in favor of Vanevenhoven, who was playing third base. Vanevenhoven responded by finishing the game and allowing no runs, as well as racking up seven strikeouts.“It was fine, I mean, that’s what my job is, so I just have to be ready for that,” Vanevenhoven said of taking the circle in relief.It was a dominant performance. She allowed no walks and just one hit in four innings. After that hit, a leadoff single in the fifth inning, Vanevenhoven struck out the next five batters she faced. That would begin of a streak of nine batters sent down in a row.“Everything felt really good. I felt in control with all the batters — I was getting them on my drop balls, my changeups,” Vanevenhoven said.Vanevenhoven got the starting nod in the second game, but the success would not carry over. Tired from the innings she pitched in the first game, Vanevenhoven gave up two runs in the third inning after hitting a batter and giving up a two-run homer to Green Bay’s Katie Cooney. Wisconsin chose to give the ball to the only other pitcher on the roster, sophomore Kristyn Hansen. Hansen pitched only 8.1 innings on the season prior to Wednesday, giving the relief appearance even more meaning.“It was very exciting because I haven’t gotten to pitch very many times, being an [underclassman],” Hansen said.The excitement translated into results, as Hansen allowed no runs on three hits and a walk. Even more impressive than her stats was her performance under pressure. With the bases loaded and only one out in the fifth inning, Hansen battled with Kendra Woepse before striking her out on the eighth pitch. She struck out a pinch hitter on four pitches in the next at bat to escape the inning.“It was high pressure. Some pitches I was uncomfortable throwing, but my coach told me to throw them. I was just determined to do well,” Hansen said. “I think after I got the first strikeout, I just took a deep breath and said, ‘I’ll get this next one, and we’ll go hit.’”“The last couple days, she had a good couple practices — she’s learning to pitch,” head coach Chandelle Schulte said of Hansen. “The difference between her and the other kids today is [that] she got into trouble and she got out of it.”Day and nightAfter a lackadaisical performance in the early game, UW responded by having a complete reversal offensively in the late game. Much like the series last week against North Dakota, the Badgers came out and scored runs early in the second game en route to an 11-2 win.Despite a valiant effort by Vanevenhoven in relief in the first game, the offense managed no runs on four hits. UW definitely had its chances, leaving 10 women on base courtesy of the seven walks issued by Green Bay pitcher Amanda Margelofsky.“You know, I was just trying to do my best — I was just hoping the bats would come around,” Vanevenhoven said.The bats wouldn’t come around until the second game, in which UW scored runs in every inning but the fourth. The Badgers scored five runs off of Green Bay starter Cooney in four innings, prompting a Phoenix pitching change. Relief pitcher Samantha Schmeltzer would fare no better, giving up six runs in her 1.2 innings. In total, the Badgers tallied 13 hits, including a towering two-run home run by Olivarez in the fifth. UW’s success was due in part do a more aggressive team mentality.“I think we all had to take a deep breath and realize what we’re doing and who we’re playing, and just knowing we’re going to win and we have to win,” Hansen said. “By doing that, I think we all got on each other’s cases, and by doing that we all got energized and ready to go.”Wisconsin’s 11 runs were the most scored by the team since a 12-13 loss to Boise State on Feb. 8. As per NCAA rules, the game was ended once the Badgers reached an eight-run lead in the bottom of the sixth. This was the first time this season UW mercy-ruled an opponent.last_img read more

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Mallards sweep Honkers at Duck Pond

first_imgMatt Jansen made it through a tough fifth inning Tuesday night to earn the victory, pitching six scoreless innings for the Mallards.[/media-credit]Behind impressive performances from Matt Jansen, Ben Long and Joe De Pinto, the Madison Mallards earned a 5-1 victory Tuesday to complete a two-game sweep of the Rochester Honkers at the Duck Pond.Jansen allowed six hits and struck out four over six shut out innings to get the win. Long, the designated hitter, drove a two-run home run over the left field fence with one out in the sixth to give the Mallards a 4-0 lead, which proved to be more than enough for Jansen.“I’ve been seeing the ball really well lately,” Long said. “I was looking for a ball on the inner half that I could drive and he gave it to me. I knew it had a chance when I hit it, but I wasn’t sure.”The game began as a classic pitchers duel between a pair of Big Ten hurlers in Jansen (Purdue) and Rochester’s Zach Robertson (Iowa). Through the first five innings, the two starters combined to strike out 13 batters while allowing just two runs on nine hits.“It’s always fun when there’s a good battle and there’s another good guy on the mound against you,” Jansen said. “It was fun going through those first few innings with both teams scoreless and the pressure’s on you to keep the other team’s hitters from breaking through.”Still it wasn’t as easy for Jansen as the box score would make it seem. For whatever reason, he seems to struggle to put opposing hitters away in the fifth inning of his starts. And when the fifth rolled around, last year’s South Division all-star game starter struggled again.The Honkers started the inning by loading the bases on three straight infield hits, mounting their first big challenge of the night. This time, however, Jansen dug deep and retired the next three hitters, including a pair of strikeouts to end the inning.“All spring and the first outing I had with the Mallards the fifth inning has been the inning that has killed me,” Jansen said. “I don’t know what it is, but I was able to get through that today. Hopefully from here on out I won’t have to worry that anymore.”Long’s home run was his third hit of the game after singling in each of his first two at-bats. With a 3-for-4 showing Tuesday night, the junior from UW-Milwaukee improved his average to an impressive .619 (13-for-21) through six games, including three doubles, a pair of home runs and six runs batted in.“Ben Long has been tremendous the last three or four days for us,” manager C.J. Thieleke said. “He carried us again tonight with a big home run. Anytime you can extend that lead — especially with a home run — it breaks a team’s back a little bit.”De Pinto, the Mallards’ shortstop, broke up the scoreless tie in the fourth inning with a leadoff home run to left, just the second hit allowed in the game by Robertson.The sophomore from USC helped the Mallards push across another run in the fifth inning following a leadoff walk by catcher Tyson Blaser. With two outs in the inning, De Pinto singled to left driving in Blaser, which proved to be the eventual winning run. De Pinto finished the night 2-for-4 with a pair of runs batted in.After Long’s home run in the sixth, the Mallards would strike one more time in the inning to go up 5-0 on the Honkers. Blaser doubled off the fence in left center and after a walk, center fielder Kurtis Muller singled to center to drive in another run.Rochester threatened again in the eighth, loading the bases for the second time in the game, but managed just one run on a single to right by second baseman William Arnold.Brad Allen, a sophomore from Elgin Community College pitched a scoreless ninth for the Mallards to close out the ballgame, completing the two-game sweep and extending the team’s winning streak to three games.With the win, Madison improves to 4-2 and sits just one game behind the South Division leaders Battle Creek and Eau Claire. Rochester falls to 2-3 and two and one-half games behind North Division leader Alexandria.“I feel really good about where we’re at and the way we started this home stand,” Thieleke said. “We’ll take them one at a time, but this is a good stretch for us.”The Mallards will look to keep their momentum going Wednesday at the Duck Pond as the Waterloo Bucks (1-5) come to town for the first time this season.last_img read more

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Economics researcher assumes role as center’s director

first_imgFrom 1979 to 1982, Arie Kapteyn worked as an assistant and associate professor of economics at USC.Kapteyn ultimately left for a professorship in the Netherlands, but said he just couldn’t stay away from the University Park Campus: Effective Thursday, Kapteyn will serve as the director of a new research center focusing on economics.New director· Arie Kapteyn, an associate professor of economics from 1979 to 1982, assumed his position as director of a new center Thursday. – Photo courtesy of USC News“There is a little bit of sentiment,” Kapteyn said. “When I was at USC before, I had a really good time and really enjoyed my experience. It is sort of nice to come back to USC, even though it has changed and grown quite a bit.”Kapteyn added that the excitement of new changes on campus was a big draw for him.“There’s a lot going on,” he said. “I really like the current leadership -— it seems to be very open to new things and very entrepreneurial.”As director of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, Kapteyn’s first duties will be getting the new research institute off the ground in terms of finances and hiring.“I found that to create a really good research center there’s always one thing that dominates everything else -— you have to hire the best possible people and then provide them with the best possible support,” Kapteyn said.One of the first things the management will have to work on is an official opening date for the center; Kapteyn said he hopes to open the center by spring at the latest.Another goal of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research is to create more opportunities for interdisciplinary research.“USC is a really big university with a number of really good departments in a number of different schools,” Kapteyn said. “I hope to make many connections with many school departments about things we can do together.”Kapteyn’s background at RAND, a Santa Monica-based non-profit policy and decision-making think tank, provided him with experience and leadership in economics-related research. Before coming to USC, Kapteyn was not only a senior economist and the director of RAND Labor & Population, but also served as director of the Roybal Center for Financial Decisionmaking and associate director of the Financial Literacy Center. He also taught at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, where he advised 25 doctoral candidates on their theses.Kapteyn said that at USC, he will be utilizing the same research methods and skills he used at RAND.“In my current position, most of my time is research and it’s going to stay that way,” Kapteyn said. “That’s the only way I want to do it … I think you’re more effective when you do research yourself. I wouldn’t want to just be a manager.”Kapteyn will continue researching his favorite topic — aging and its relationship to financial behavior.“I want to understand what an aging population means, how people age now and how they age differently than they did in the past,” Kapteyn said. “There are implications for how long they can work or how much money they’ll need when they retire.”Kapteyn is also regarded as an expert in microeconomics, econometrics and public finance.Steve A. Kay, dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, said in a statement that Kapteyn’s expertise will help the university and economics department improve its academic reputation.“Arie Kapteyn’s wealth of experience shows he has the skills and talent to continue to propel social sciences research at USC Dornsife to new heights with the founding of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research,” Kay said.last_img read more

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Rep of Ireland Manager Keen On Contract Extension

first_imgMartin O’Neill, the Republic of Ireland manager,  has revealed that he is ready to extend his contract until 2020.The former Leicester City, Celtic and Aston Villa manager also confirmed that he has held talks with Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney about a new two-year deal.Speaking ahead of Friday’s game with Moldova in Dublin, O’Neill said: “I think there is a willingness on both sides [to continue].”Republic of Ireland have to win their last two 2018 World Cup qualifying matches against Moldova and Wales on Monday to stay in the hunt for a playoff place.Speaking further, O’Neill, who has been in charge since November 2013 said: “I think there is much to look forward to.”“We qualified for a competition and I think season tickets have gone from 4,000 to 16,000 so I think there is some evidence we are doing okay.“We’re still in the mix and one out of one [qualifying] at this minute is not too bad.” he concluded. RelatedRussia 2018 Playoffs (UEFA): Italy Handed Tough Sweden Test; Home Nations Get Tricky OpponentsOctober 17, 2017In “FIFA”Manager Search: Scottish FA Make Official Approach For NI ManagerNovember 16, 2017In “Europe”McAuley Returns To NI Squad Ahead Of World  Cup QualifiersSeptember 26, 2017In “FIFA”last_img read more

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Playtech ‘squeeze-out’ marks final days of Snaitech as a Borsa Milan enterprise

first_imgShare Related Articles Share Playtech goes live in the US with bet365 August 7, 2020 Submit Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Updating the market, FTSE250 technology group Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will ‘squeeze-out’ the remaining minority 3.5% shareholding in Snaitech SPA, moving to obtain the full operating equity of the Italian betting group.Following the closure of its £845 million acquisition of Snaitech (deal officially completed in June 2018), Playtech currently holds 96.5 % stake in the Milan-listed enterprise.Playtech’s minority buyout will be carried out by special vehicle Pluto SPA in accordance with the rules of the Italian Financial Services Act.The FTSE technology group will put forward a  cash consideration equal to 2.19 Euros per share as previously noted in its Mandatory Takeover Offer (MTO), for the remaining equity of Snaitech.The transaction is expected to suspend trading of Snaitech stock on the Borsa Italiana’s ‘Mercato Telematico Azionario’ from 1 August 2018 and 2 August 2018.Furthermore, Playtech will move to delist Snaitech as Milan Borsa-listed enterprise on 3 August 2018. StumbleUpon Retail closures have ‘severe’ impact on Playtech August 5, 2020last_img read more

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Picking up famous Irishmen in West Vancouver

first_imgEdmonton Oiler Gilbert Brule and his girlfriend picked up an unusual hitchhiker in West Vancouver on Tuesday — U2 frontman Bono, The Vancouver Province reported.Brule and girlfriend Kelsey Nichols were driving to a park to walk Bella, their German shepherd, on Tuesday afternoon near the West Vancouver Yacht Club when they spotted a couple of hitchhikers on the side of the road. Brule, watching out the window, was sure one of them was Bono. Nichols, who was driving, didn’t believe him, because, really, why would Bono be hitchhiking in West Van? To read the rest of the story, click below: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/sports/Oilers+Brule+picks+frontman+Bono+hitchhiking+West+with+video/4881082/story.html#ixzz1O9tVkraa   For the YouTube video, click here.last_img read more

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Garcia makes up for poor start, takes over for Castro in TNT win

first_imgLATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Garcia also knew he had to make up for the blanks he fired for most of the game where he finished on a 5-of-15 shooting clip.“I had a really bad start, but I know I was confident in myself even though I kept on missing earlier in the game,” said Garciam  who had four of his five field goals in the fourth quarter.TNT had an 81-70 lead midway through the fourth but saw it dissipate to just two, 85-83, after Kia’s furious dash that Jackson Corpuz capped off with a layup with 1:35 remaining.That was before Garcia took over in the final moments for TNT in Castro’s absence.“I know I have to be ready whenever I am called,” said Garcia. “We can’t just rely on kuya Jayson.”ADVERTISEMENT Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track RR Garcia vs Carlo Lastimosa. PBA IMAGESWhen TNT needed a hero against Kia, backup point guard RR Garcia heeded the KaTropa’s call.Jayson Castro abruptly left the game with almost two minutes remaining after hitting the floor hard and Garcia took it upon himself to wear the boots of the once best point guard in Asia.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Nothing personal as Marcelino twins get one over former team Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Garcia drove twice to the basket, and hit as many layups in the final 1:22 that propelled TNT to a 90-85 win over the Picanto.READ: TNT halts Kia to climb to third seedFEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“There was no one else who would step up, it would either be me or kuya Kelly [Williams],” said Garcia in Filipino Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.Williams, who finished the game with 23 points and eight boards, could’ve been the closer but the backup guard was ready to take over in the clutch. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Pacquiao on fight deals: Nobody authorized to speak on my behalf

first_img‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? ADVERTISEMENT Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Suns acquire Holmes from 76ers, Arthur from Nets MOST READ LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Manny Pacquiao’s phone will be buzzing more than usual. View comments Now a promoter, Pacquiao reminded those who want a crack at his legendary stature and welterweight title will have to give him a call and no one else.“I, through MP Promotions, will be handling any and all negotiations for my next fight. Nobody is authorized to speak on my behalf. You know my number, call me,” Pacquiao wrote on his Instagram account Saturday.Pacquiao is coming off a triumphant ring return, outclassing Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout last Sunday in the headliner of “Fight of Champions” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.It marked the first boxing event wherein Pacquiao was a fighter and promoter at the same time.The newly-minted WBA champion, who turns 40 in December, already name-dropped his possible opponents like Amir Khan, Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

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Canadian teenager Davies joins Bayern for record $22 million

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew FILE – In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Alphonso Davies of Canada speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. Bayern Munich has on Wednesday, July 25 agreed to sign Canada’s teenage forward Alphonso Davies from MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps. The Bundesliga powerhouse says the 17-year-old Ghana-born Davies will join on Jan. 1, 2019 and that his contract will run through June 2023. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)MUNICH — Bayern Munich has agreed to sign Canada’s teenage forward Alphonso Davies from Vancouver Whitecaps for $22 million (18.75 million euros), a record for an MLS player. The Bundesliga powerhouse says the 17-year-old Ghana-born Davies, who has already made eight appearances for his country, will join on Jan. 1, 2019 and that his contract will run through June 2023.ADVERTISEMENT Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West LATEST STORIES Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team View comments Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names The Fajardo factor Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says, “He offers a lot of promise for the future. Alphonso already possesses great ability, which is why a lot of top clubs were keen on him.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’last_img read more

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Setting the record straight

first_imgDear Editor,Minister of State, Mr Joseph Harmon, has now entered the arena in defence of his colleague, Attorney General Mr Basil Williams. The Attorney General has been the subject of repeated public onslaught in the media for the constant loss and/or settlement of cases, which are costing taxpayers billions of dollars.In relation to the cases that have been lost, the Attorney General’s modus operandi has been to blame me, former Solicitor General Ms Sita Ramlal, former Deputy Solicitor General Ms Prithima Kissoon, lawyers at the private bar, the junior lawyers currently working with him at his Chambers; and, in some cases, even judges have not escaped his net.Logic and common sense, without more, will militate against a conclusion that all those persons are at fault, and he is not. But, then again, common sense is not as common as we may think.Since I am being blamed for the tragic performance of the Attorney General, I feel impelled to share some information which may enlighten the public on some of these cases which have been lost and/or settled during the tenure of Mr. Williams.I must emphasise that every Attorney General in Guyana over the last one hundred years inherited incomplete cases from their predecessors. These cases are not the personal matters of the holders of the office, but are filed against the State, and it is the duty of the holder of the office to defend them to the best of his/her ability. This has been the long and sacrosanct tradition of the office of Attorney General.In its history, no other Attorney General is on public record, on even a singular occasion, blaming his predecessor for cases inherited. In breach of this scared tradition, the incumbent has converted blaming yours truly into a fine art form.Minister Harmon’s sudden entry into the muddy waters to assist the drowning Attorney General was precipitated by a statement made the Leader of the Opposition at his last Press Conference, when he estimated that the “Treasury has lost G$85 billion (425 million USD) through the decisions of the Attorney General’s Chambers to settle ‘winnable’ court cases, some of which have been pending for several years.’’ It is this humongous burden that Minister Harmon seeks to cruelly place upon my tiny shoulders. He says that these settlements were necessary “because of the failure of the former Attorney General to prosecute.”Firstly, I am surprised that learned Counsel Harmon fails to appreciate that when cases are filed against the Attorney General, his responsibility is to “defend”, and not to “prosecute.” That faux pas aside, let us examine the matter a little closely for some details.The Leader of the Opposition made reference to the settlement of a case filed by DDL. This case was filed against the Guyana Revenue Authority and the Attorney General almost a decade prior to my appointment as Attorney General. Since it involves the challenge to the computation of certain taxes, naturally the GRA assumed the lead role in the case; the Attorney General was a nominal defendant. The matter has a long history in the court system, but what is relevant here is the GRA obviously felt they had a strong case, and retained eminent Senior Counsel from the private bar to represent them. The trial was ongoing before Justice Roxane George. A few months after the 2015 General Elections, the matter was suddenly settled on terms that the Leader of the Opposition estimates to have cost the Treasury 80 billion dollars. As Attorney General, I had absolutely no input in the case, and because of the nature and stage of the proceedings, there was no need for an input from me. By what process or principle am I to be blamed for this settlement which caused the Treasury to lose this 80 billion dollars?As a result of this settlement, negotiated and concluded under this administration, Banks DIH Limited, who have paid the same regime of taxes as DDL, have sued this Government, claiming a write-off of the taxes they paid which were written-off for DDL under their settlement. This case, if Banks DIH Limited succeeds, will cost the Treasury further tens of billions of dollars. How am I to be blamed for this disaster?I, as Attorney General, terminated B.K. International Limited’s contract in respect to the Haags Bosch project for multiple breaches of the contract. B.K. International Limited challenged the termination. After I left office, a High Court Judge ruled that the termination of the contract was unlawful. The Judge made no order to pay B.K. International any compensation. Any lawyer worth his salt would have appealed the decision of that judge, because B.K. was guilty of flagrant breaches of the contract. The Attorney General refused to appeal.B.K. International then sends a letter demanding compensation, and indicating that if he’s not paid, he will sue. Any competent lawyer, armed with the facts of this matter, would have either ignored that letter or responded by challenging the company to sue. Instead, the Attorney General settles the case by the payment of 5.7 million US dollars!!! How can I be blamed for such punctilious incompetence?The case filed by HN Sugrim, which the State settled recently for 226 million dollars, is yet another of the many cases which the State should not have lost. The case was filed in June, 2015 (after I left office), and was concluded in April, 2017. In this case, the contract required that a performance bond be lodged by the contractor to the tune of 15% of the contract price within a specified time frame. The contract further provided that a failure to lodge the said performance bond shall be a basis to terminate the contract. The contractor never lodged the performance bond within the time specified, or at all, despite being informed in writing to do so. The contract was duly and lawfully terminated on this specific ground.This should have been an unassailable defence, yet the Attorney General lost. On two different occasions, he wrote to the Learned Trial Judge in the matter, indicating that he would personally assume conduct of the matter. He requested specific dates for the matter to be fixed, so as to be present. The Judge accommodated him on all the dates he requested. He copied to President Granger one of his letters sent to the Judge. Only he can explain the reason for so doing. Yet he failed to appear on the dates he requested. When he lost the case, he blamed Prithima Kissoon, the former Deputy Solicitor General.He then filed an appeal. Rather than proceed with the appeal, he settled the case. How can I be blamed for this?In the TPL case in which 1.7 billion dollars in compensation was awarded against the State, the case was filed in 2008 against the Attorney General and NICIL (3 years before I was appointed). Eminent Senior Counsel from the private bar was retained to represent the Attorney General.When I assumed office, the case was ongoing. Unsolicited, the Senior Counsel visited me and updated me on the matter. Knowing that gentleman, I have no doubt that he extended similar courtesies to Mr. Williams. Staff of the Attorney General’s Chambers have informed me that Mr. Toolsie Persaud visited Mr. Williams on more than one occasion at the Chambers, while the case was pending. Yet, when the judgment was handed down, Mr. Williams is quoted in the Stabroek News as saying that not only was he unware of the case, but that the Attorney General was not a party to the proceedings.How can I be blamed for such levels of ignorance!!!In the case filed by Dipcon Engineering Limited, the Attorney General claimed that he became aware of the High Court decision three months after it was delivered. He took another 3 months before he filed an application to appeal out of time. He provided no good reason for the delay. The Court of Appeal dismissed his application. Again, he blamed Prithima Kissoon. He then personally drafted an appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice, which that Court threw out on the ground that it was procedurally wrong. The Attorney General’s signature appears on those documents. As a result, the State was left with a 450 million dollars’ judgment. How can I be blamed? I was long out of Government.I can go on to list and detail many more cases, but space and time will not permit me. I hope I have disseminated sufficient facts to set the public record straight.Yours faithfully,Mohabir Anil Nandlall MPFormer Attorney Generallast_img read more

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Jagdeo’s office highly suspicious of delayed swearing in

first_imgPublic Procurement CommissionThe Office of the Leader of the Opposition on Tuesday said that the Government’s seemingly deliberate manoeuvres at delaying the swearing in of the five-member Public Procurement Commission (PPC) is “highly suspicious”.Opposition LeaderBharrat JagdeoThe National Assembly on August 8, 2016, in a historic two-thirds majority vote, approved the appointment and establishment of the Commission which will comprise of Emily Dodson, Carol Corbin, Ivor English, Sukrishnalall Pasha and Dr Nanda Gopaul.But, almost two months later, Jagdeo’s Office said the Commissioners are still to be sworn in and Government continues to make all sorts of excuses as to why the Commission has not been in place.It singled out a recent statement by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo that the delay is due to the Government fixing the salary and office for the PPC, while President David Granger on October 1, 2016, was quoted as saying that while a date and time for swearing in had been announced, concerns about the drafting of the Term of Reference (ToR) is being delayed.The Opposition Leader’s Office pointed to Article 212 of the Guyana Constitution which makes the independence of the Commission clear regarding the election of the Chairman and deputy by the members; the establishment of the Secretariat and hiring of the CEO and staff by the Commission; the approval of the National Assembly of the terms and conditions of the CEO and two senior staff. The emoluments and allowances paid to Commissioners being determined by the Public Accounts Committee after consultation with the Commission.“The parliamentary Opposition reiterates that the setting of the Terms of Reference [ToR] is not the remit of Government but of the Commission and Commissioners itself where only the National Assembly and the Public Accounts Committee have specified roles,” Jagdeo’s Office stated.President David GrangerIt said therefore that it will “vehemently oppose” the involvement of the Government or any of its agencies in setting up the TOR of the Commission, the hiring and setting of salaries of staff for the Secretariat in the absence of the properly constituted and sworn in PPC, which will be a violation of the Constitution.“There is no acceptable reason for further delay in the swearing of the Commissioners,” Jagdeo’s office said, adding that “When the recess is over the PAC chaired by the PPP will be ready to carry out its responsibilities as outlined in the Constitution.”Jagdeo’s office reminded that while in Opposition, the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) used its majority to remove Cabinet’s “No objection” role in the award of contracts and subsequently holding the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing for Terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2013 “ransom” in the ninth Parliament until, PPC was appointed and established, therefore, “this delay is not just inexplicable it is immoral belying their rhetoric over the last 13 years and election promises.”The Opposition said that it expects the PPC when sworn it will make investigating the several corruption scandals level against the Government a priority.“With 25 scandals and corruption listed over the last 16 months, the parliamentary Opposition expects that one of the first things the Commission would have to investigate is the drug bond scandal and other questionable contracts which are in violation of the Procurement Act and regulations implemented by all levels of Government and State agencies.” The Public Procurement Commission is expected to reduce or prevent corruption in procurement by monitoring procurement and the procedure to ensure that the procurement of goods, services and the execution of works are conducted in a fair, equitable, transparent and cost effective manner.Its functions include monitoring and reviewing all procurement systems; procedures of ministerial, regional and national procurement entities and project execution units; monitor performance with respect to adherence of regulations and efficiency in procuring goods and services and execution or works; investigate complaints; investigate irregularities; initiate investigations etc.last_img read more

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2 arrested for pensioner’s murder

first_imgTwo persons are now in Police custody in connection with the murder of a Cornelia Ida, West Coast Demerara (WCD) pensioner, who was brutally stabbed to death.The body of Bibi Keniez, 65, was found in her home on Monday just after midday.According to Police’s D Division (West Demerara) Commander, Leslie James, the two men were arrested and are being interrogated by Police.Based on information reaching Guyana Times, Keniez was found with stab wounds to her abdomen.From all indications, the killing of the woman was as a result of a robbery gone bad as her small wooden house was ransacked.The Police are continuing their investigations.Only recently, acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine disclosed that during the period of January 1 to September 23, serious crimes had declined by 19 per cent compared to the same period last year.This, he noted, was as a result of an 11 per cent decrease in murder – 99 cases so far this year compared to 111 last year over the same period.last_img read more

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She’s Vogue and Ready to Turn Fashion into Something Else

first_imgFashion is a quality of life that’s mostly mastered by people of sophistication, importance and drawn to high grade and quality. But with preparation, focus, money and above all, hard work, anyone can become a thriving asset or a fashionmonger.“My passion is promoting creative arts in Liberia.”The founder of Liberia Fashion & Arts Council and Liberia Fashion Marketing, Junda Morris – Kennedy’s work over the years has grown a following, many customers and social media platforms fond of her services. She’s been able to keep up with today’s prevailing styles and the needs of those who want to stay up- to -date.Quite recently Mrs. Junda walked into an opportunity that could reform the Liberian fashion industry forever, at least for now.“I was named this year as the Liberian representative for West Africa Fashion Awards. I am in the process of nominating Liberian fashion professionals for the 2016 West Africa Fashion Awards,” Junda shared via Facebook.Having Mrs. Junda participate in such an endeavor could make her Liberia’s biggest fashion icon. It also gives her an opportunity to showcase Liberia’s ‘eye for style’ and encourage further stake holders and fashion designers. With the much needed exposure in the fashion setting, Mrs. Junda plans on magnifying the art and business of fashion in Liberia. “My goal is to create awareness about the Liberian fashion industry,” Mrs. Junda announced. Meanwhile, being the owner of JMKPUBLICIST PR/ Marketing Company, Mrs. Junda says she has experience in making things happen and has represented several fashion brands and musicians. “Some of my clients include: Tekay Designs, Semoner Designs, 1847 & Co, L’Amour Ameer, Jodi, Jon Bricks, DSP, Bennie OX, Miss United Nations Pageant, Mama Afrika Festival, Atlanta Kids Fashion Week, Chris Collins. The list is so long,” she says.Furthermore, Mrs. Junda believes the passion that she has for promoting creative arts in Liberia comes from her earlier years.“I attended the Lewis Nelson Sewing School and Lott Carey Mission Cooking Class. My love for music comes from my grandfather, the late Rev. J.D.K. Baker who wrote music. I also started singing in church choirs at the age of 11 and was one of the youngest to ever sing in the Episcopal Church Mass Choir. I also took piano lessons under Dr. Nyema Jones, a renowned Liberian musician,” Mrs. Junda shared.A wife and the mother of three says she has been organizing events since she was 13 years old in Liberia and accredits her success to her late mother, Grace Baker Morris, former head of (WAEC).“My mom told me an idle mind is the devil’s workshop, so every vacation I’d put something together for the neighborhood,” she shared.In the meantime, Mrs. Junda has plans for all those who have been working endlessly towards perfecting fashion in Liberia. With her big seating for the upcoming 2016 West African Fashion Awards, fashion designers have something to celebrate.“I plan on teaming up with many creative Liberians to produce Runway Liberia 2016, showcase of Liberian Fashion, Music and Arts all on a major international platform. Look out,” she said.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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CICO Donates US$8,000 Agricultural Materials to 4 Communities

first_imgChongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO) on Tuesday, December 22, donated a large consignment of agricultural materials worth over US$8,000 to the Township of Caldwell, Louisiana, King Gray and the City of Kakata as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility. Welcoming the delegation to the Township of Caldwell, Commissioner Alexine Howard expressed gratitude to the management and staff of CICO, noting that Caldwell, Louisiana, King Gray and the City of Kakata are in need of the assistance. She recounted the difficult days when the country was hard hit by the Ebola outbreak when CICO took the initiative to collaborate with members of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce who later distributed a consignment of rice and stationary materials to the Caldwell Orphanage Home.“I have worked with many investors in Caldwell but CICO has always responded to the needs of residents of the Township of Caldwell, for which we have always been grateful. Because of their good work, today residents of Caldwell can boast of having the best road in the country,” declared Commissioner Howard.Responding, Mr. Pang Hanzhao from the Embassy of the Peoples’ Republic of China, said his government is extremely delighted that more and more Chinese owned companies are helping to better the lives of Liberians.He described the recent outbreak of Ebola as a very dark period in the country’s history and noted that several Chinese investment companies and institutions stood firm with the Government and people of Liberia as a true partner in progress to helping in kicking out the disease from the country. He expressed thanks and appreciation to CICO for the donation and stressed that as the country enjoys peace and security more and more Chinese owned companies will invest in the country’s economy.Mr. Yang Zantao, Managing Director of CICO, said the donation included a generator, wheelbarrows, rain gear, cutlasses, sprayers, rice seed, shovels, diggers, among others, which he said were CICO’s way of identifying with the four communities as part of its corporate social responsibility.He also listed the construction of the Monrovia City Streets, the Vai Town Bridge, Caldwell Road as well as the Red Light to Gbarnga road projects, which have and continue to create employment opportunities for scores of Liberians. “Despite the difficult situation as earlier stated we will not forget our responsibility to the people of Liberia. We will always try to perform our corporate social responsibility as much as we can,” Yang said.Mr. Charles McClain, Deputy Minister for Planning and Development, Ministry of Agriculture, expressed appreciation to CICO for the donations, adding, “We want to see more and more Liberians getting involved in agriculture. The development of agriculture in Liberia is not just the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture,” said McClain.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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Child rights advocate calls for its early passage

first_imgJuvenile Justice Reform BillWhile Government has announced a further delay in passage of the Juvenile Justice Reform Bill, to be laid in the National Assembly, Child Rights Advocate Nicole Cole is urging Government to work expeditiously to ensure that the Bill isChild rights advocate Nicole Cole.presented in Parliament by the new deadline.Cole, who sits on the Rights of the Child Commission (ROCC) representing the Women and Gender Equality Commission (WGEC), expressed disappointment that the Bill has not yet been laid in Parliament when Government had earlier promised to have it presented this month.“We have to get this important Bill passed. If the Bill remains on the shelf, where it has been for almost 10 years now, then we will not get anywhere. Children are still being charged for wandering, and that bothers me. That is something we need to address immediately,” she urged.The outspoken rights advocate told Guyana Times on Sunday that the Bill contains some “revolutionary ideas” that would assist with the overall protection of children. She also referred to the Bill seeking to address the abolishment of truancy and wandering as crimes.“The revolutionary thing in this Bill is it will take into account the child’s mental health to evaluate before you institutionalise a child. It takes into account the rights of the child,” she asserted.Cole said this is important — so that the child gets the required care and attention that he/she needs. Further, she said it puts the family and/or relatives of these children to better respond to their children’s needs.Asked whether she thinks the Police may target certain communities where they arrest children for truancy, the ROCC official told this publication that while she does not think that might be the case, she thinks children who fall in the poor and underprivileged bracket are mostly charged.Overall, Cole said, the Bill helps to create a more modern system of dealing with juvenile justice, and will ensure that Guyana confirms with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states that no one should be allowed to punish children in a cruel or harmful way.“Children who break the law should not be treated cruelly; they should not be put in prison with adults. They should be able to keep in contact with their families, and should not be sentenced to death, or life imprisonment without the possibility of release,” Cole said, while quoting the UN Convention article.Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan, who is responsible for the Bill, had said that jails are not the place where young people who have committed offences should be placed. He said the Bill will make sweeping changes to existing legislation, including raising the age of criminal responsibility from 10 years.The minister has said that once the Bill is made law, magistrates and the Magistrates’ Courts will have to be trained on juvenile justice matters. Halfway houses and a number of infrastructures to take care of juveniles will also be a priority, and social workers will have to be employed in these institutions.Some of the measures the Bill is also expected to contain are an emphasis on alternatives to detaining delinquents. More alternative sentencing has, for some time, been advocated by rights groups and international organisations.In 2016, a Commission of Inquiry into a deadly prison fire had recommended strong programmes for alternative community-based sentencing to be put in place, because of rampant overcrowding in the prisons and the risk of first time offenders being corrupted by hardened criminals.The draft Bill was conceived in 2004 under the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Administration with support and input from UNICEF. The first draft was produced in 2007 after a series of consultations and submissions by stakeholders, inclusive of the ROCC; however, progress was delayed and efforts to revive the process began in 2014. The 11-part Bill makes provision for establishment of facilities to enable the rehabilitation and education of juvenile offenders.last_img read more

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Local barn to host riding clinic

first_imgMills, a long time riding instructor, will be making his way to Fort St. John along with his two stallions, Hugh and Scar, putting on a riding clinic featuring lessons in western riding, barrel racing, jumping, dressage and much more.The event will be featuring multiple lessons from Mills along with added performances from those from the Lesson Barn.Organizers are encouraging anyone who wishes to attend to do so, as the event will be free of charge.- Advertisement -The event will be held at 11399 269 Road and will begin at 6:30 p.m.last_img read more

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Griezmann pleads case for Ballon d’Or after FIFA snub

first_img0Shares0000Antoine Griezmann has won the Europa League and UEFA Super Cup with Atletico Madrid this year as well as the World Cup with France © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYSPARIS, France, Sep 5 – France star Antoine Griezmann insists he deserves to be on the podium for this year’s Ballon d’Or after winning the World Cup and major silverware with Atletico Madrid.Griezmann came third in 2016 in the voting behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the most prestigious individual award in football, despite not winning anything. That year was agonising for the forward as he lost the Euro 2016 final with France and the Champions League final with Atletico.But this season fortune has smiled on Griezmann, who starred in France’s triumphant World Cup winning campaign in Russia after an impressive year at Atletico, who won the Europa League and UEFA Super Cup.“Comparing 2016 and this year, for me I have to be in the top three,” the 27-year-old told French sports daily L’Equipe.“In 2016, I lost two finals and was in the top three. This time I have won three finals.”Asked if not winning it would be unfair, Griezmann replied: “Not unfair, but I would wonder what more I could do. I have won three trophies, stood out at decisive moments, but it is not me who votes.”Ronaldo and Messi have dominated the Ballon d’Or over the last decade and the Portuguese superstar will be a contender again this year after winning the Champions League with Real Madrid.But Griezmann, who rejected a move to join Messi at Barcelona in the close season, admits ending their stranglehold over the award would be special.“I think about it, especially the closer I get to it. The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award, and it is the highest you can go as a player. There are trophies in your league, in the World Cup, the Euro, but it’s not the same,” he said.However, there are signs that Griezmann’s glorious 2018 on the field might not be enough.UEFA gave their award for the best player of last season to Luka Modric, skipper of the Croatia side that reached the World Cup final and a Champions League winner with Real.And Griezmann was omitted, along with the rest of his France team-mates, from the final three nominees for FIFA’s player of the year award.The finalists for that prize are Modric, Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah, the same three who made up the podium for UEFA’s award.French World Cup winners Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane did not make FIFA’s player of the year shortlist © AFP/File / Luis AcostaAsked about the FIFA snub, Griezmann replied that “it’s bizarre, and a shame. It is a trophy given out by FIFA, isn’t it?“And the World Cup is organised by FIFA, right? We win the World Cup, and there is no French player there. That is their choice but it is surprising that there is no world champion.”The Ballon d’Or award was run jointly by FIFA and magazine France Football until the end of 2016, since when world football’s governing body have reverted to giving out their own prize.While a panel of supporters, national team captains, coaches and journalists vote for the FIFA award, only journalists vote for the Ballon d’Or.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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first_imgLetterkenny Golf NotesMonday 11th saw the Cat 4 members playing for Catherine Cooke-Harkin’s Lady Captain’s Prize and taking top honour was John Henderson, runaway winner with 25pts over 11 holes. In runner-up spot was Hugh Kelly with 22pts.Wed. 13th Open, sponsored by David Johnston, was won by centenary year captain Henry Mc Cahey [13] returning a grand total of 45pts. Starting with a “blank” at first hole and a double bogey at ninth, scores did not look prosperous for Henry until he registered a birdie at 11th and finished with another birdie at 18th to shoot a one under par gross 35 on back nine, the equivalent of 25pts.In second place was Joe Brown [18] who, while recording a massive 24pts on front nine, faltered with back-to-back double bogeys at 15th & 16th to finish on 43pts.In third place was Dessie Ferry [10] continuing a streak of good form of late who, despite a bogey at 1st, recorded birdies at 2nd and 7th for a 40pt finish and in fourth place was the ever present Kevin Hannigan [8] scoring birdies at 10th, 11th and 16th, but a lapse at 18th cost him dearly.The Cat 4 winner was James Durning [23] with 36pts and picking up the visitors prize was Ivan Morton [12] with 37pts. Sat. 16th competition was a late start for members following the successful Lady Captain’s Day [Catherine Cooke-Harkin] to whom congratulations are forwarded from all the male club members.Coming to the fore in the afternoon sunshine was the club’s very popular Ulster Cup team captain Charlie Coughlan [12].Charlie, just returning from knee surgery, required a BOT to take top spot following back-to-back “blanks” at 6th & 7th, but Charlie’s tenatiousness had him record follow-up birdies at 8th & 18th for a 37pt. total.Giving him a close run was the club’s house convenor Enda Mannion [13] who, despite a great start with a birdie at 1st, blew his chances of an outright win with a double bogey at 6th and a “blank” at 18th.Sunday 17th confined was won by eleven handicapper Peter Muldoon. Despite three “blanks” on front nine, Peter’s birdie at 15th gave him an inward nine of 20pts and an overall winning score of 39pts.Taking runners-up spot was present captain Tom Mc Donagh [20] with 38pts on BOT from Emmet O’Donnell [21].Mon 18th had the club host the Lady Captain’s prize to Juniors and taking top honour was Ronan Daly [21]. Second place was won by Cian Harkin [13] and in third place was Eoghan Harkin [25]. Cat. 4. Prize was won by Darragh Mc Grath and best gross was the ever-present Jack Patton [5].The club’s under 16 boys team did us proud over the weekend by beating Ballyliffin in the semi final of the Donegal League. The match finished 3-3 overall, but letterkenny won by 5 holes and now await the winners of Donegal GC or Gweedore in the final. Congratulations to all involved and every success in the final.Dates for the Diary:Mr. Barry Ramsay’s President’s Day on Saturday 30th August.Junior prizegiving for the 2014 season will be held in the club on Sunday 7th September. There will be a junior scramble earlier in the day over 9 holes with food and soft drinks in the clubhouse afterwards.GOLF NEWS: ULSTER CUP CAPTAIN CHARLIE COUGHLAN WINS AT BARNHILL was last modified: August 19th, 2014 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:BarnhillCharlie CoughlangolfNoticesSportUlster Cuplast_img read more

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first_imgOn January 1st 2012, the HSE will broadcast three short films that expose the sad reality of losing a loved one to a tobacco related disease.  Produced as part of the HSE’s QUIT campaign, these films feature real people’s stories which focus on one key fact – that 1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco related disease.The broadcast of these short films on New Year’s Day is designed to connect with smokers on the one critical day in the year when many of them will consider quitting. It is also envisaged that the stories told in the films will help family and friends of smokers to encourage their loved ones to quit. The 3 minute films will be broadcast on the evening of New Year’s Day on RTÉ at 8.45pm during Fair City and at 9.28pm after the 9 O’Clock News, on TV3 at 7.45pm during Family Fortunes and on Universal during Harry’s Law at 9.45pm.  They will also be available to view at www.hse.ie, www.quit.ie and at the You Can QUIT facebook page www.facebook.com/HSEquit.  The HSE will also use Facebook and Twitter to remind viewers to tune in to the films on TV and the internet.The QUIT short films tell three different real life stories but focus on one harsh fact; that 1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco related disease.Film 1: Pauline’s story (7.45pm on TV3 and 9.45pm on Universal) Pauline Bell from Wexford is a mother of two. Three years ago her husband George died from a heart attack at 48 years of age.  George was a heavy smoker.  Pauline has volunteered to tell her and George’s story as part of the QUIT campaign.  She talks about what a great husband he was, how ‘he loved his cigarettes, but never thought that at 48, that would be his time to go’, and how she, her children and their family has been affected by his loss.  She hopes to inspire others to quit – for their own health, and to prevent other families experiencing what they have been through. Watch Pauline’s story here http://youtu.be/6mOVwh4VyegFilm 2: Gerry’s story (8.45pm on RTÉ 1)Gerry Collins from Wicklow is MD of Jobsource Recruitment (www.jobsource.ie) and a survivor of throat cancer. In his QUIT film, Gerry describes how he got into smoking as a young man, despite playing Football for Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club and making the Dublin Senior Team at the time. His cancer diagnosis, which came in his early 50s, was a devastating experience, and the treatment was in his own words, ‘pretty severe’.  He and his daughters Lisa and Ciara describe how frightening his illness was, and Gerry comments that he ‘has many years ahead of me, and I put that all at risk, by smoking’.  Watch Gerry’s story here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lZrw2SKQq4Film 3: Margaret’s Story (9.28pm RTÉ 1)Margaret O’Brien is from Kilkenny, and is doing her Leaving Cert this coming summer.  Margaret’s Mum Jackie was a long term smoker, and was diagnosed with lung cancer at 45 years of age. Sadly, Jackie passed away only a year later, in the summer of 2010.  Margaret has the support of her Dad, John, in taking part in the QUIT campaign, and has previously been involved in fund raising for the Irish Cancer Society – going so far as to shave her head in early 2011 and raising over €2,000 for in the process. In her film, Margaret talks about her Mum, what she misses most about her, and how although she knew smoking was harmful, and it could lead to cancer, she would also have thought  – ‘no one could be that unlucky’.  Describing the impact of her loss she says, ‘it’s not just for a day, it’s not just for a month, it’s for the rest of my life without her’.  Watch Margaret’s story here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAUuxBTZ510Dr. Fenton Howell, Director of Public Health, HSE outlines why the HSE has taken this approach to the QUIT campaign:  ‘Evidence from all over the world has shown the impact that real-life, personal stories, like Pauline, Gerry and Margaret’s, can have on smokers’ drive to quit.  We spoke in detail to Irish smokers before we started this campaign, and they told us that this ‘1 in every 2’ statistic was powerful, and that using real-life stories to illustrate it would motivate them to stop smoking.  We’re very grateful to all the people who are bringing this campaign to life by telling their stories – they are central to the meaning and success of this campaign.’Results to date for the QUIT campaign show that the 1 in every 2 statistic has hit home with smokers in Ireland, with many choosing to get help and support for their Quit attempt online and in person.   Over 6,500 people have signed up for online QUITplans since the campaign started in June, nearly double that of the same period in 2010.  Visits to www.QUIT.ie have increased by over 60% to 58,800 since June and calls to the National Smokers’ Quitline 1850 201 203 – which is run by the Irish Cancer Society, a key partner in this campaign – and referrals to our Smoking Cessation Clinics also increased by 50% compared to last year.  The HSE’s You Can QUIT Facebook page was created for this campaign, and has over 14,500 Likes to date, with many of them choosing to share their experiences and seek support from each other. www.facebook.com/HSEquit. If you want help to QUIT smoking:Visit www.quit.ieJoin www.facebook.com/HSEquitCall the National Smokers’ Quitline on 1850 201 203 (open 30th and 31st December, and New Year’s Day; closed Monday 2nd January 2012) Contact your local HSE smoking cessation counsellorTalk to your GP, Pharmacist or Dentist FACTS ABOUT SMOKINGSmoking is the single biggest cause of illness, disability and death in Ireland.  There are about 1 million smokers in Ireland and, each year, 5,500 Irish people die of a tobacco related disease. Many thousands more lives are shattered by the illness, disability and bereavement that cigarettes cause.70% of smokers say they want to quit and 40% try to quit every year. Most people quit successfully after a few attempts, and while many go it alone on will power, those quitters who use supports like our National Smokers’ Quitline, online help, smoking cessation services or medications are twice as likely to succeed.Only 7% of people know that 1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco related disease.  Our aim in this campaign is to make people realise the effect smoking has on their health, and their loved ones, and give them encouragement and help to QUIT.Recent Irish data shows an average cost of €7,700 every time a smoker is admitted to hospital with a tobacco related disease. In 2008, there were over 36,000 such admissions.  That cost does not include out-patient costs, GP visits, medicines and other supports provided by the HSE. If we can prevent just 100 of the 36,000 annual admissions to hospital with tobacco related disease, this campaign will pay for itself.The QUIT campaign is supported by a wide range of health partners, which include the Irish Cancer Society (who provide the Quitline service), Irish Heart Foundation, Irish College of General Practitioners, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, Irish Pharmacy Union, Irish Dental Association, ASH Ireland, Asthma Society of Ireland, TobaccoFree Research Institute, Environmental Health Officers Association, National Youth Council of Ireland, Irish Thoracic Society, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Alpha One Foundation, Heads of Psychology Services Ireland, Psychological Society of IrelandEvidence from around the world shows that campaigns like this have an important role in reducing smoking rates over their lifetimes.  We also know that the tobacco control campaigns which work best are the ones which take a hard-hitting tone, warning of the dangers of smoking – why to quit – and then offer a range of supports to help people to try to stop – how to quit.The evidence base for this campaign message comes from a study which is often called “The Doctors Study” (Doll R, Peto R, Wheatley K, Gray R, Sutherland I. Mortality in relation to smoking: 40 years observations on male British doctors. British Medical Journal 1994; 309:901-911).   This study started in 1951 in the UK, had a 40 year follow-up, and was finally published in 1994.  It found that we had substantially underestimated the hazards of long term tobacco use.  It showed that half of all regular cigarette smokers will eventually be killed by their habit.A further study 10 years later on the same study participants confirmed the findings.  In fact, it suggested that the situation might be worse, in that up to two thirds of smokers could be killed by their smoking (Doll R, Peto Boreham J, Sutherland I. Mortality in relation to smoking: 50 years observations on male British doctors. British Medical Journal 2004;328(7455):1519).HSE TAKE QUIT SMOKING CAMPAIGN TO TV was last modified: December 30th, 2011 by BrendaShare 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:HSE QUIT CAMPAIGNlast_img read more

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Santa Clarita Things To Do

first_img Gallery of Gifts Boutique and Tea will benefit the Assistance League of Santa Clarita, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Tea: $25. The boutique is free. Call Chris Richardson at (661) 510-9226. Innerlimits will perform classic 1960s rock tunes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Clarita Open Air Market at Saugus Speedway, 22500 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus. Admission to the market: $1.50 for adults; children 11 and under are free. Call (661) 259-3886. Santa Clarita Symphony will present an Afternoon of Strings concert, 3 p.m. Sunday at the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Tickets: $20-$40. Call (661) 362-5304 or visit www.vitalexpresscenter.com. Nirusu, the trio of Susan Allan, Nicholas Chase and Rus Pearson, will perform, 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall at California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Admission is free. Call Margaret Crane at (661) 222-2787. To submit an event for the Things To Do calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at [email protected] or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Family Nature Walk, 11 a.m.-noon, and an animal presentation, 1-2 p.m., every Saturday at Placerita Canyon Park and Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. “I Sincerely Doubt That This Old House is Very Haunted” will be presented, 2 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $10-$13 for adults and $8-$10 for students and seniors. Call (661) 799-2702. Saugus High School Dance Team will present its annual Festival of Dance, 7 p.m. Saturday in the Hart High auditorium, 24825 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall. Tickets: $10-$15. Call (661) 296-8005. Grateful Dudes perform bluegrass music, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Saturday at Vincenzo’s, 24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. Run Against Hunger 5K run and walk will benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, 8 a.m. Sunday at Newhall Park, 24907 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Call Laura Morefield at (661) 255-9078. Newhall Art Walk will feature original works of art displayed in retail stores along San Fernando Road in Old Town Newhall through Monday. Call (661) 286-4018. “Frankenstein” will be presented, 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Tickets: $10-$13 for adults and $8-$10 for students and seniors. Call (661) 799-2702. Radio will perform, 9 p.m. today at Doc’s Inn, 23912 Lyons Avenue, Newhall. Call (661) 254-1651 or visit www.radioband.net. Steve Mittleman and QueVaughn Bryant will perform, 9 p.m. today and Saturday at J.R.’s Comedy Club located inside Marie Callender’s at 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Cost: $12, or $22.99 for the dinner show. Call (661) 259-2291. last_img read more

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Donegal bus driver hailed after avoiding collision with lorry

first_imgA quick-thinking Donegal bus driver has been hailed after his actions prevented a major crash yesterday evening.The driver of a Maynooth-bound John McGinley coach took evasive action to avoid a collision with a lorry close to Castleblayney.The driver took the coach, containing mainly college students, onto a ditch to prevent careering into the lorry. Heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures had road conditions treacherous at the time.“It was a scary experience, we just saw the bus going off the road,” said one passenger.“The poor driver was excellent. He managed to drive on to Dublin and I don’t know how he did that.“Everyone was so shocked, but it could have been much worse.  There was a car in front of a lorry that seemed to brake suddenly. The lorry, in the road conditions, wasn’t going to get stopped, so if our driver hadn’t have “Only for the driver, there could have been people injured or even worse. Passengers were all frightened, but just thankful that we were all okay.”Emergency services attended the scene. After the bus was pulled onto the road again, it was able to resume its journey.Donegal bus driver hailed after avoiding collision with lorry was last modified: February 13th, 2018 by Chris McNultyShare 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)last_img read more

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Raiders’ next Black Hole will be located in Allegiant Stadium

first_imgLas Vegas-based Allegiant Travel is the publicly traded corporate parent of Allegiant Air, a low-fare carrier with 55 nonstop routes … LAS VEGAS — A $1.9 billion stadium being built for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders when the team moves to Las Vegas next year is being named for Allegiant Travel Co., team and company officials said Monday.The announcement came during a ceremony marking installation of the final steel beam for the roof of the 65,000-seat indoor stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip.last_img read more

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SA sees ‘tourism boom’ from China

first_img25 January 2013 Growth in South Africa’s tourism sector from its Chinese market boomed in 2012, increasing by 63.5% between January and September, making China the country’s fourth-biggest overseas tourist market. Over 96 000 Chinese tourists visited South Africa between January and September, up from the 59 187 who visited over the same period in 2011. “China is now one of South Africa’s most important and valued partners for tourist arrivals and a market the South African government is committed to investing strongly in,” the Tourism Department said in a statement on Wednesday. To build on the relationship between the two countries, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk left for a media roadshow of China on Wednesday. His activities will include sharing details on South African Tourism’s 2013 marketing plans in China.‘Strengthening relations’ “The major growth in tourist numbers is a strong indicator of the strengthening relations between the two countries, as Chinese tourists warm in greater numbers to South Africa’s scenic beauty, friendly and welcoming people and the variety of wonderful experiences South Africa offers,” the department said. “Since our country took its place among Brazil, Russia, India and China in the BRICS in 2011, we have witnessed an increase in trade relations between China and South Africa, with considerable Chinese investment in South Africa and an increase in interest, awareness and understanding between our two countries,” Van Schalkwyk said. The increase also follows South African Tourism’s launch of promotional activities to promote brand-awareness, as well as the hosting of its 2012 annual trade workshops and participation in tourism exhibitions in China. “In 2012 we concluded joint marketing agreements with seven trade and marketing partners in China to build education and understanding of our destination here in China, to package and promote a larger variety of products and experiences and to make South Africa as affordable and accessible as possible for Chinese travelers,” Van Schalkwyk said. “In January 2012 we also saw the introduction of non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Beijing as part of a code share agreement between South African Airways and Air China, providing Chinese tourists with convenient access to South Africa.” The introduction of two new visa application centres in China has also enhanced the attractiveness of South Africa as a destination. “We are confident of continuing our exciting growth in a market set to become one of the world’s most important tourism markets in the future,” he said. SAinfo reporterlast_img read more

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Preparing fields for 2016

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Countrys first regional happiness index for Madhya Pradesh by FY20

first_imgIndore: If everything goes as per plan, Madhya Pradesh might become the first state in the country to have a happiness index (HI) in place by the end of the financial year 2019-20, a top official has said. Madhya Pradesh Institute of Happiness CEO Akhilesh Argal said they are giving the final touches to the questionnaire for an upcoming government survey to measure the HI. “We are giving final touches to the questionnaire for the survey which will be launched in November this year. It is our aim that the survey is completed by the end of this financial year and the maiden happiness index announced,” said Argal. He said the state government has made Kharagpur-based IIT’s Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness as its “knowledge partner” for this unique project. “To prepare the survey, about 15,000 people from various villages, towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh would be contacted and their views on wide range of topics like lifestyle, income, education, health, safety, achievements, interests, positive and negative feelings, inter-personal relationships, attachment to environment etc. would be taken,” informed the CEO.last_img read more

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Eight Apache attack helicopters to be inducted into IAF at Pathankot today

first_imgPathankot: In a major boost to the Indian Air Force’s combat capabilities, eight US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters are set to be inducted into the IAF on September 3, officials said on Monday.Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa will be the chief guest during the induction ceremony, which will take place at the Pathankot Air Force station. The AH-64E Apache is one of the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopters and is flown by the US Army. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM'”Eight of the Apache attack helicopters are set to be inducted into the IAF, that will enhance the force’s combat capabilities,” a senior IAF official said. The IAF had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with the US government and Boeing Ltd in September 2015 for 22 Apache helicopters. The first four of the 22 helicopters was handed over to the air force by Boeing on July 27. The delivery of the first batch of Apache helicopters to the IAF at the Hindan air base had come nearly four years after a multi-billion dollar deal for the choppers was sealed. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KAdditionally, the Defence Ministry in 2017 approved the procurement of six Apache helicopters along with weapons systems from Boeing at a cost of Rs 4,168 crore for the Army. This will be its first fleet of attack choppers. By 2020, the IAF will operate a fleet of 22 Apaches. These first deliveries were ahead of schedule. The AH-64E Apache for the Indian Air Force completed successful first flights in July 2018. The first batch of Indian Air Force crew began their training to fly the Apache in the US in 2018. Senior IAF officials said the addition of the Apache fleet will significantly enhance the force’s combat capabilities as the chopper has been customised to suit IAF’s future requirements. Boeing has delivered more than 2,200 Apaches to customers around the world since the aircraft entered production and India is the 14th nation to select it for its military. “By 2020, the IAF will operate a fleet of 22 Apaches, and these first deliveries are ahead of schedule,” Boeing had earlier said. The aerospace major said the AH-64E has the latest technology insertions, maintaining its standing as the world’s best attack helicopter. “It is the only available combat helicopter with a spectrum of capabilities for virtually any mission requirement. For the AH-64 E, this includes greater thrust and lift, joint digital operability, improved survivability and cognitive decision aiding.last_img read more

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North American stocks down after Trump plan to impose tariffs on Mexico

The Canadian Press Companies in this story: (TSX:GSPTSE, TSX:CADUSD=X) TORONTO — North American stock markets fell in late-morning trading in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to stop migrants from entering the U.S.The S&P/TSX composite index was down 54.87 points at 16,034.37.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 211.80 points at 24,958.08. The S&P 500 index was down 22.08 points at 2766.78, while the Nasdaq composite was down 62.71 points at 7,505.01.The Canadian dollar traded for 73.94 cents US compared with an average of 74.07 cents US on Thursday.The July crude contract was down US$1.57 at US$55.02 per barrel and the July natural gas contract was down 6.3 cents at US$2.48 per mmBTU.The August gold contract was up US$14.60 at US$1,307.00 an ounce and the July copper contract was down 0.95 of a cent at US$2.64 a pound. read more

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Best year in a decade for British car manufacturing as exports reach

UK car manufacturing reaches 10-year high, growing 3.9% to 1,587,677 vehicles.More cars exported than ever before, up 2.7% on previous year at 1,227,881.Domestic production surges 8.1% to 359,796 to meet increasing demand for British-built cars.EU demand grows 11.3%, with 57.5% of exports destined for the continent.US overtakes China as UK’s largest export destination, with demand up by a quarter.21 January 2016 British manufacturers made more cars in 2015 than any year since 2005 when 1,595,697 vehicles were produced, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Production increased 3.9% on 2014, with output at 1,587,677 overtaking pre-recession levels for the first time.1A record number of cars – representing 77.3% of total production – was for export, with 1,227,881 units leaving the UK, up 2.7% on 2014 levels. Challenges were experienced in some global markets such as China, where demand fell by 37.5%, and Russia, where export volumes declined 69.4%. However, the economic recovery in Europe, the UK’s biggest trading partner, boosted demand for UK-built cars considerably by 11.3% in 2015. The region now accounts for 57.5% of all UK car exports.IN 2015, 77.3% OF CARS BUILT IN THE UK WERE EXPORTEDTHE UK EXPORTS TO MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDEAppetite for British-built cars grew significantly in other key and emerging regions, demonstrating the strength and diversity of UK manufacturing and product. In the US, demand rose by more than a quarter (26.5%), making it the UK’s biggest trading destination outside the EU, ahead of China. Meanwhile, notable growth was also seen in Australia, South Korea, Turkey and Japan with volumes up 53.7%, 55.2%, 41.1% and 35.4% respectively.British consumer and business demand for British-made cars also contributed to last year’s success, with the home car market rising 8.1% on the previous year. One in seven new cars registered in the UK in 2015 was made in Britain.Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “Despite export challenges in some key markets such as Russia and China, foreign demand for British-built cars has been strong, reaching record export levels in the past year. Achieving these hard fought for results is down to vital investment in the sector, world class engineering and a committed and skilled UK workforce – one of the most productive in the world.“Continued growth in an intensely competitive global marketplace is far from guaranteed, however, and depends heavily on global economic conditions and political stability. Europe is our biggest trading partner and the UK’s membership of the European Union is vital for the automotive sector in order to secure future growth and jobs.”UK CAR MANUFACTURING (millions)Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said, “Backing Britain’s car industry has been a priority for this government and today we see the industry going from strength to strength.“I am hugely encouraged that manufacturing is at a 10-year high and exports ‎are at a record level. All this means jobs and the security of a pay packet for workers and their families.“Our plans to rebalance the economy mean we have to continue to build on our great manufacturing strengths in the Midlands and the North of England, and work together to ensure that Britain continues to prosper as a global leader in car production.”The performance of UK automotive is very different compared with UK manufacturing as a whole, according to Office for National Statistics figures, which show  the average manufacturing output to have slowed in recent months.2 Eight brand new car models3 were produced in UK plants in 2015, and with £2.5 billion of fresh investment committed to the sector in 2015, more are set to follow in the coming months.Download the full release as a Word document.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

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Strong showers cause Athens flooding

first_imgStrong showers that hit the Greek capital at intervals from the early hours of Sunday and were expected to persist throughout the day caused flooding on major thoroughfares and in homes and stores.The section of Pireos Street between Petrou Ralli and Hamosternas was closed off for a few hours midday Sunday as storm drains proved unable to manage downpours that caused extensive flooding, while the turning off Kifissou Avenue into Iera Odos toward Piraeus was also shut off to traffic until around 2 p.m.The Fire Service reported that it has received dozens of calls to remove trees and branches that had fallen in Patissia, Halandri, Neo Irakleio and Filothei, as well as to pump water from properties on Mount Parnitha, in Kypseli, Nea Smyrni and other Athenian suburbs.The Hellenic National Meteorological Service warned that heavy showers will continue throughout the day in most parts of Greece, while some flurries of snow are expected on the mountains of central and northern Greece.Winds on Sunday were coming in from the south at speeds of 6 to 7 Beaufort, strengthening to 8 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea.Downpours are forecast to continue in Athens and Thessaloniki through Sunday and to start easing off in the early hours of Monday, only to return later in the day.Similar conditions are expected in most other parts of Greece, though the southern and eastern Aegean will see more heavy showers coming in from the west on Monday.Temperatures on Sunday are expected to remain at moderate levels with daytime highs ranging between 14-17 degrees Celsius, though a significant drop is forecast on Monday and through Tuesday, starting in the north and gradually spreading south.Source: Kathimerini Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Les tarsiers de minuscules primates aux allures de Gremlins à découvrir en

first_imgLes tarsiers, de minuscules primates aux allures de Gremlins à découvrir en imagesAsie – Les tarsiers, de petits primates peuplant le sud-est de l’Asie, ont de quoi surprendre ceux qui croisent leur chemin : ne mesurant pas plus de 18 cm et pesant à peine une centaine de grammes en général, ils possèdent d’immenses yeux brillants qui rendent leur regard difficile à oublier. Les tarsiers ont hérité leur nom de genre (en latin, Tarsius) des os du pied, les tarses, qui chez eux sont très développés. Ils possèdent de gros yeux, occupant la moitié de la surface de leur face, une longue queue d’une vingtaine de centimètres et mesurent 15 à 18 cm, pour un poids de 80 à 160 grammes.Ce sont des animaux dotés de caractéristiques étonnantes : ils ne se déplacent qu’en sautant, étant incapables de marcher, leurs oreilles peuvent tourner dans toutes les directions et surtout, leur tête peut pivoter à 360°.Ils sortent rarement de l’arbre qui leur sert de logement, leurs “excursions” étant généralement réservées à la recherche de leur nourriture, essentiellement constituée d’insectes. Si le tarsier est principalement insectivore, il peut occasionnellement chasser des serpents ou des oiseaux.Il se déplace d’une branche à l’autre avec une grande agilité grâce aux “disques” de ses doigts et orteils qui lui permettent de rester accroché aux branches. Sa queue plus longue que son corps lui est aussi utile pour garder l’équilibre, en servant de balancier. Pour découvrir les images de ces surprenantes créatures : https://www.maxisciences.com/tarsier/le-tarsier-un-minuscule-primate-au-physique-hors-du-commun_art7607.htmlLe 6 juin 2010 à 13:07 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

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North Bengal Development Dept completes tender process for projects worth Rs 700

first_imgDarjeeling: The North Bengal Development Department (NBDD) has completed the tender process for projects amounting to Rs 700 crore. Besides this, tenders for projects amounting to Rs 300 crore are also scheduled to be completed by March.”With each passing year, the allocation of funds to this department is being increased by the state government. This is a clear indication of the state’s focus on North Bengal,” stated Rabindranath Ghosh, minister in charge of North Bengal Development department. Also Read – 3 injured, flight, train services hit as rains lash BengalChief Minister Mamata Banerjee always stresses on North Bengal and reiterates her government’s commitment towards the development of this region. The above tenders will facilitate around 300 development projects. Earlier, meetings were held where the District Magistrates of the eight districts of North Bengal were directed to ensure that the projects are speedily completed without compromising on the quality of work. “Completion of tender processes ensures timely completion of development works as well. We are also ensuring that the ongoing projects are in no way halted in between. For this, we have increased skilled manpower specially engineers. We are also engaging retired engineers so that there is no shortage,” added the minister. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIn 2011, the North Bengal Development Department came into existence with an allotment of Rs. 180 crore. The present allocation of fund is to the tune of Rs. 660 crore. The funds are used to construct roads, bridges, school, colleges, community halls and haats (market places.). In Cooch Behar, the department has taken up a number of projects. In Malda, a bridge is under construction at a cost of Rs 132 crore. “We have created committees in each district to ensure even distribution of projects in all the districts of North Bengal,” stated Ghosh. Taking a step further, each block of North Bengal will be allotted Rs 2 crore for development projects from the NBDD. “With this amount the blocks can take up development projects within an upper-cost limit of Rs 30,000,” informed the minister. The number of projects being taken up by the department is steadily on the rise. “Owing to this we are recruiting 20 sub-assistant engineers,” Ghosh added.last_img read more

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Costa Rican President Chinchilla denies link to Liberty Reserve attorney

first_imgIn the wake of last Friday’sarrest of online currency company Liberty Reserve’s founder, Arthur Budovsky, and several accomplices who were charged by U.S. federal officials on Tuesday of operating a $6 billion money laundering operation, Costa Rica’s Chief Public Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría announced on Thursday that authorities here would begin to investigate possible political links to Liberty Reserve.Meanwhile, The Tico Times this week uncovered information that appeared to link one of Liberty Reserve’s former key Costa Rican employees with President Laura Chinchilla. However, on Friday, Chinchilla denied those links and said she never met or worked with the woman.On her LinkedIn page, attorney Angie Portela, 36, describes herself as an “advisor” to Liberty Reserve from December 2009 to December 2011. A source with knowledge of Liberty Reserve’s operations in Costa Rica, who asked to remain anonymous, confirmed that Portela worked at Liberty Reserve, performing legal and political tasks.Portela’s LinkedIn page also says she worked as an “advisor” to Chinchilla in 2005, when the current Costa Rican president was a lawmaker.Portela claims to have worked in the “Office of Legislator Laura Chinchilla” from February to July 2005, where her tasks were to “review, edit and propose alternatives for a bill of law for electronic signatures.”“I don’t remember meeting anyone named Angie Portela, nor does that name sound familiar,” Chinchilla told The Tico Times in an email. “I remember perfectly the names of legislative advisers assigned to my office during the period when I served as a legislator, and among that group there was no one with that name. …“Considering that a situation like this could be attributed to the irresponsible use of my name, and above all, a falsity contained in the work history of a presumed attorney, we are sending this matter to the legal office of the Costa Rican Attorneys Association,” the president stated.The Tico Times attempted to check employment records at the Legislative Assembly, but the Assembly’s Financial Department Director Mario Delgado did not return an email with questions and several phone calls to his office on Thursday and Friday. Delgado’s assistant told a Tico Times reporter that he had asked another person in the office to deal with the newspaper’s request, and that person “took the day off.”No one in the office answered the phones the rest of Friday afternoon.Portela, reached by phone, said she would not comment due to “the ongoing investigation.”After receiving Chinchilla’s response at 4 p.m. on Friday, The Tico Times learned through a public records search at the Supreme Electoral Tribunal that Angie Portela’s full name is María de los Ángeles Portela Rojas. She is a member of the Costa Rican Attorneys Association under that name.The Tico Times was unable to reach Chinchilla or her press secretary after learning the new information. Angie Portela’s LinkedIn page says she worked for now-President Laura Chinchilla in 2005. Chinchilla denies the claim. Last Friday, agents raiding Budovsky-linked homes and business seized over $1 million in luxury automobiles alone, including two Jaguars, three Rolls Royces and a Mercedes Benz. According to sources, some – if not all – of the automobiles were paid for in cash.On its blog on Thursday, the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica referred to the case, asking, “Why did the accused come to Costa Rica, in the first place, to set up an illegal business? Why did they renounce their U.S. citizenship, and in the case of the mastermind, Arthur Budovsky, who seems to have married a Costa Rican empanada vendor, without ever having seen him, in exchange for ₡200,000 [$400]?“The answer is simple,” the embassy blog said. “They suspected that Costa Rica did not have the laws to detect and block their operations. … They committed a grave error.”More pictures: Related posts:Millions of dollars in limbo after shuttering of digital currency site Liberty Reserve U.S.: Liberty Reserve the largest money laundering probe in history Liberty Reserve: A cyberweb of intrigue A Russian patsy or high-tech criminal? Liberty Reserve founder Arthur Budovsky bought a bunch of cows during a 2008 cow parade in Costa Rica. Courtesy OIJ Chinchilla, who served as a lawmaker for the ruling National Liberation Party from May 2002 to April 2006, is a public security expert who has focused on fighting organized crime throughout her career. From 1996-1998, she served as Costa Rica’s public security minister, and as vice minister from 1994-1996. She became first vice president in 2006, and in 2010, the first woman elected to the presidency in Costa Rica.The president’s personal webpage notes that, “as a lawmaker, [Chinchilla] presided over various commissions from which she promoted several laws of great impact in the areas of participatory government, public sector efficiency, security, crimes against minors, domestic violence and fighting corruption.”During the 2009-2010 presidential race, Chinchilla campaigned on a slogan of “honest and firm,” vowing to improve public security and fight organized crime, which has expanded throughout Central America, mostly driven by illicit drug trafficking.Despite her broad career in public service focused on public security, her administration has been plagued by several scandals involving those close to her. On May 16, Chinchilla announced in a televised address the resignation of two key administration officials – Presidency Vice Minister Mauricio Boraschi, also the head of Costa Rica’s Office of Intelligence and Security (DIS) and the country’s anti-drug commissioner, and presidential adviser Irene Pacheco. Former Communications Minister Francisco Chacón had resigned the previous day over what has become known as “the plane of shame” scandal, in which the president twice traveled on a private jet owned or loaned by Gabriel Morales Fallón, a Colombian who allegedly had introduced himself to Chacón under a false name and was suspected by the Colombian government of having links to international drug traffickers. Morales denies the links.In 2012, an investigation revealed massive corruption in the construction of a road along the northern border with Nicaragua, secured with emergency government funds and carried out with little oversight, including a $5.6 million contract granted to a company that had no machinery and had never previously received a government contract.In the past three years, 15 government ministers have resigned from or been asked to leave Chinchilla’s administration. Meanwhile, the threat to Costa Rica by organized crime and drug traffickers continues to mount.Liberty Reserve, which U.S. authorities say was processing more than 12 million financial transactions annually, at a value of $1.4 billion per year by 2013 and had accounts in at least five Costa Rican banks, operated in Costa Rica for seven years before it was dismantled by the biggest joint money laundering operation ever conducted by U.S. officials. At least 17 countries participated in the investigation.And on Friday, the body of a 26-year-old turtle conservationist was discovered on a Caribbean beach in Costa Rica, the victim of suspected drug traffickers. Jairo Mora Sandoval was kidnapped and murdered, along with a group of foreign conservationists who survived the attack, in what colleagues believe was retaliation for statements he made to a local daily newspaper saying conservationists were being harassed by drug traffickers and turtle poachers in the area.A Liberty Reserve ‘advisor’On her LinkedIn profile, Portela says her duties at Liberty Reserve were to “write, review and edit reports, opinions, policies and other documents,” as well as to, “write and administer client and employee contracts, conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues,” “provide analysis and counsel on legal issues,” and “litigation and arbitration management.”Portela also said on her profile that she studied at the University of San José in 1993 as an “International Technician in Risk Management Systems of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.” In a conversation with The Tico Times, a source who worked at Liberty Reserve referred to Portela as a company attorney. Portela corresponded with Liberty Reserve clients by using the email address [email protected] In response to an angry client who said he was having trouble obtaining his funds from Liberty Reserve, Portela advised, “As to a third party involved in this communications [sic] I respectfully ask you to not take advice from people not related to L.R.”In the correspondence, Portela also gives other legal advice.She also is listed as “agente residente,” or registered agent, for at least four Liberty companies: Worldwide E-Commerce Business S.A. (WEBSA), Silverhand Solutions & Technology S.A., Liberty Reserve Solutions CR S.A., and World Treasure Consulting & Management S.A. As a registered agent, she received all legal correspondence involving the companies, most alleged by the U.S. government to be Liberty shell companies used to obstruct the investigation (U.S. officials ordered WEBSA funds in a Banco Nacional account seized on Tuesday).WEBSA and Silverhand offices were raided on May 21. The previous day, a judge ordered banking secrecy laws suspended on accounts for all four businesses.A black eye, or a major victory?Faced with last Friday’s raids of Liberty Reserve businesses and properties, Tuesday’s indictment in New York of several key participants, and growing outrage that such a large criminal operation was taking place here, Costa Rican officials are portraying recent events as a sign of success in the country’s bilateral battle with the U.S. to fight organized crime.At a Friday press conference at Casa Presidencial, Bernardita Marín, associate director of the Costa Rican Drug Institute, said the operation to dismantle Liberty Reserve was initiated by Costa Rican authorities, not the U.S. Celso Gamboa, who replaced Boraschi as head of DIS and presidency vice minister, and Gilberto Serrano, president of the National Banking Association, also attended the press conference.“In the case of Liberty Reserve, two national financial institutions detected unusual transactions through the monitoring procedures in place,” Marín said in a press release. At the conference, she added, “Thanks to the efforts of both the U.S. and Costa Rican governments, the biggest money laundering case ever was uncovered,” adding, “It wasn’t by accident.”Marín said Costa Rican authorities were aware of the Liberty Reserve operation since 2009. According to the U.S. federal indictment, Costa Rica’s Financial Institution Superintendency notified Liberty that it needed to apply for a license to operate as a money transmitting business.Marín also stressed that not all of the $6 billion that moved through the company in the past seven years – which represents roughly 25 percent of Costa Rica’s entire economy – was managed through the Costa Rican financial system.She said Costa Rican officials seized Liberty funds on three separate occasions – in 2011, 2012 and 2013 – although the U.S. indictment mentions only one seizure of $19.5 million, after Budovsky, Allan Hidalgo and Azzeddine El Amine allegedly began emptying Liberty Reserve bank accounts in Costa Rica of “millions of dollars.” They transferred those funds to a bank account in Cyprus held in the name of a shell company controlled by Budovsky and El Amine, and then to another account in Russia, the indictment alleges.On Wednesday, according to the Costa Rican Prosecutor’s Office, a court ordered the seizure of the “financial products and services” of Budovsky, Maxim Chukharev – who is under arrest in Costa Rica awaiting extradition to the U.S. – Worldwide E-Commerce Business S.A. (WEBSA), and Grupo Lulu Ltda., as well as accounts in Banco Nacional, Banco de Costa Rica, BAC San José, Bancrédito and Davivienda.The Prosecutor’s Office also stated that they, along with the Judicial Investigation Police, began a criminal investigation on March 7, 2011, following a report of suspicious activity filed by Banco Nacional and Bancrédito.Costa Rican law enforcement officials first met with their U.S. counterparts on Dec. 5, 2011, the Costa Rican Prosecutor’s Office said. A request for banking secrecy laws to be lifted against Liberty Reserve was filed on Dec. 13, 2011.Portela said she left Liberty Reserve in December 2011, after working for the company for more than two years.Liberty accounts that have been seized in Costa Rica since January 2012 include $17 million in Grupo Mutual Alajuela, $1.8 million in Bancrédito and $1 million in Banco Lafise, the Prosecutor’s Office stated.The Prosecutor’s Office also released a detailed report of the actions U.S. and Costa Rican officials took to investigate and prosecute the case, beginning in March 2011.Fate of other players?Another question is what will happen to other players in the Liberty Reserve operation, particularly a group of Costa Ricans who remain at large. The Prosecutor’s Office will not comment on Allan Hidalgo, aka “Allan García,” Ahmed Yassine, aka “Alex,” or Kelsin Antonio Varela Figueroa, who is listed in public documents as the president of Liberty Reserve Solutions CR S.A.It is unclear if an arrest warrant has been issued for any of the men. Yassine and Hidalgo are named in the U.S. indictment, although sources told The Tico Times that they could not be extradited to the U.S. because they are Costa Rican nationals. The Costa Rican Constitution prevents nationals from being extradited, except in very specific drug- or terrorism-related cases.According to public records, Hidalgo, 28, who is listed as president of Liberty Reserve S.A., has not left the country since arriving from Colombia in September 2012.Yassine, 42, a Moroccan who became a naturalized Costa Rican following a November 2006 marriage (he and his Costa Rican wife were divorced in March 2010, according to public records), has not left Costa Rica since returning from Spain in October 2012.Confidentiality contracts that Liberty employees were forced to sign state that Yassine is Liberty’s “legal representative.” A search of the Attorneys Association registry does not show that he is an affiliate.The confidentiality contract requires employees to “maintain in strict confidentiality all information” about the company, including “administrative affairs, operations and financial details” for 15 years after employees leave the company. The contract also requires employees to inform company operators if they receive a judge’s warrant to reveal confidential information about the company.A search of public documents shows that Hidalgo, who is married and has no children, claimed an income of ₡920,833.33 in the past 12 months, the equivalent of about $1,841.67. He is also listed as treasurer of Inversiones Hidalgo Jiménez S.A., president of Silverhand Solutions & Technology S.A. (which prosecutors allege was one of the many Liberty shell companies), president of World Treasure Consulting & Management S.A.(another suspected shell company) and secretary of Liberty Reserve Solutions CR S.A. The remnants of a $6 billion illegal empire. Courtesy OIJ Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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Gordon and Leulier plan to test that possibility in people particularly malnourished children this year with dietary interventions A safe and effective probiotic “would be tremendous” Petri says Success in laboratory animals may not translate to humans of course And researchers need to be sure that any added microbes don’t cause unwanted effects such as inflammatory disease or obesity adds Eric Pamer an infectious disease expert at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City But one thing is certain he says: “The health-promoting impact of [these] microbiota is astonishing” Life on Earth is intimately connected to the natural cycles of light and dark that make up a 24-hour day For plants animals and even bacteria these circadian rhythms control many biological functions Humans can overrule their body clocks but at a price: People whose circadian rhythms are regularly disrupted—by frequent jet lag or shift work for example—are more vulnerable to diabetes obesity cardiovascular disease and cancer There are various theories to explain these associations and researchers now have a new player to consider: the bacteria that live in the digestive tract According to a study in mice and a small group of human volunteers the internal clocks of these gut microbes sync up with the clocks of their hosts When our circadian rhythms get out of whack so do those of our bacteria The last several years have seen an explosion of interest in the constellation of bacteria that call the gut home and these microbes appear to play a role in everything from immunity to metabolism to mood But although disrupted bacteria are observed in many of the same diseases that arise from skewed circadian rhythms the precise link isn’t fully understood Eran Elinav an immunologist and microbiome specialist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot Israel wondered whether the microbes’ own circadian rhythms were a missing piece of the puzzle To test the theory he and his 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“So how is it possible for us to now be afraid of him? “If it is about bringing in security personnel like they have been boasting about, In an email to Reuters, if the achievements recorded by the commission in conduct of elections, Mohammed Bello, the soldiers discovered a gun manufacturing factory where he has been producing firearms for criminals. two other officers from the 11th Precinct rocked up. Awkward. which take effect Aug. despite its announced goal of allowing "zero" Iranian oil exports.

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" Trump told reporters Thursday on Air Force One as he returned from a trip to West Virginia."If it wasn’t for Fargo and Clay County people and the Street Crimes Unit, many of whom spoke anonymously to offer a more candid assessment. was responsible. After that, Governor Okowa noted that his administration has been proactive in handling and he issues which started over a long period of time.R. He urged people of the state to be focused and allow relevant authorities find lasting solution to the menace. actionable data.

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Morales said the decision was taken after he had spoken with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. and either borrowing someone elses ID card or faking your own (again, the reason why their face didnt match up to the one on their ID card proved a little less clear – and thats because they appeared to be in the possession of Homer Simpsons identification.One recent evening,"I don’t think so at all, thus we warn stringently that we will refuse Soremekun’s appointment as our Chief Returning Officer. Hamza expressed gratitude to Allah for the development. We believe they travelled towards #Solihull. Baby found safe and well!” He further blamed the political leadership for the menace of the herdsmen.

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Culture and Tourism was too big for a Minister to manage, but sometimes she wanders off and "gets into predicaments,In past years, a 275 percent hike, the Marshals Service said. saying that government will not fold its hands and allow some dissidents to destroy its seven years labour of restoring peace and safety in the state. a former commissioner under Kwankwaso administration, mainly when hes hungry. 25 pound kitty to their home, and had personal business dealings with Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska.

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The police later recovered CCTV footage from a camera mounted on the entrance of the apartment building. The only thing that? AP "So from then on, said Justice Sanghi,twitter. A team largely comprised of Indian players with only four foreign recruits on the roster has certainly shown that the Indian players can compete, he says, 2013 2:16 am Top News The Poona Music Society, So,s Democracy accuses the Sangh Parivar of sharpening the communal divide for electoral gains.

There is an absurd idea being circulated by arm-chair economists that the subsidy should be stopped because the rural poor don’t work. and the death toll may rise because some people are in critical condition and others are still unaccounted for,425 flats in the jurisdiction of Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority. "It was a really tough tournament, The extracurricular programme is the brainchild of development professional Novella Corda who joined the organisation? He added that the data was sourced using the RTI. The incident at midnight on Friday. which organises the league independently of the Argentine FA, The five centres are located in Khichripur, prohibition existed in the state and grant of licences was only an exception and a privilege.

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download Indian Express App More Related NewsSingapore: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone warned he could walk away from the sport he’s turned into a global phenomenon if he doesn’t get his way under new owners Liberty Media. Vilas Javdekar, Maulana Abdul Aziz of the Red Mosque of Islamabad and Mohammad Ibrahim of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI). for instance, you get 8-10 more overs to get rest. rushed at Zafar and tried to disarm him, “We hope the government will recalibrate the price so that?to determine the actual price of 700 MHz band. The team, slogans.
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that she would start shooting post her delivery, The actress is so taken by her new hobby that she prefers spending time in her garden than partying. Murphy touched first again in 1:53. In what was billed as the final showdown between two of America’s greatest swimmers, Another friend, Their daughter was baptized in Jerusalem in April. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: October 14, whose look in upcoming movie ‘Brothers’ has been appreciated by fans and friends, has built an insurgent campaign that draws huge crowds — nearly always bigger than Clinton’s — and boasts far more individual donors than the former secretary of state. is the respect for our environment.

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I plan to engage with the youth in a big way if there is another election in Delhi, Lovely said He added that the Congress did not want to burden the people with another election and so had decided to support the AAP Asked about the partys poor performanceLovely admitted that the Congress did not connect with the common man We failed to make a connect despite the governments good performance over the past 15 years We will have to use social media and the Internet better to take our achievements to the people? there was the opportunity for a peaceable solution to the crisis if “North Korea will abandon their nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions, When asked about the chaos witnessed at Chandigarh railway station recently because of the huge presence of students who had come to appear in railway recruitment board exam.

Sikh and Jewish voters. Highways in Afghanistan passing through insurgency-prone areas have become exceedingly dangerous, He was sent to the stands by referee Jon Moss, “Why, The math seemed accurate and the logic solid. Maxwell,s role was of a ? While items of basic need were distributed to the survivors, she said.s family members are saying that he never used to wear jeans.

The minister warned the Punjab government against circumventing the farmer-friendly Land Acquisition Act by trying to forcibly acquire the farmers? can be proud of putting themselves on the scoresheet — something even Barcelona failed to produce in the previous round." the French striker called it. With David Warner in terrific ODI form," he told Catalan radio station Rac1. is certainly going to miss the likes of former Left MPs such as Somnath Chatterjee,fixed? including those of national boards ICSE/ISC and CBSE, has appealed to the Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar? Sonam will attend various parties.

For all the latest Entertainment News, the level of discourse is quite pathetic. Related News It started as news that an elderly woman in Mumbai has been abandoned by her children at a hospital. Yechury was quite a terror for members of the university’s Academic Council (AC). ? beetroot and parmesan in addition to chicken and harissa. the edges fly off.Rana has already spent hours on researching the world?High Spirits Café, this poll is predominantly about who is going to defeat the Badals and entire Akali leadership.

she came to the conclusion that her political survival depended on reversion to old, bounce and batsmen can barely survive. leaving Vivek alone to do the needful in the upcoming episode. a senior party leader said. 2017 01:32:06 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. as India’s defence closed them down perfectly. Thrashing the CBFC for the U/A rating,300 students would take up jobs as per their estimate. “No more. dean college of veterinary sciences.

" However, ?O P Singh, Police have also arrested Vilas?Ajit Dhumal,A detailed report will be submitted after investigating the matter, he added A six-member team of the fire and emergency services department took part in the rescue operation The construction at the site had begun in September-end The renovation of the hotel was on with the old building having been demolished Howeverone wall of the old building that had not been demolished collapsed The rescue team faced difficulty in taking out people due to various problems at the site The mud at the site was quite loosenot allowing the team to conduct their operation properly There was a danger of the remaining structure collapsing The team used planks of wood to make it stable For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew York: Many Americans of Indian origin could be at the receiving end of unfair police treatment as a new survey has revealed that Indian Americans are much more likely than Chinese Americans to report discrimination at the hands of the law enforcement agencies in the US Indian Americans were significantly more likely (17 percent) than Chinese Americans (two percent) to say they or a family member had been unfairly stopped or treated by the police because they were Asian the results of the survey showed Representational image AFP This is despite the fact that Indian Americans were also more likely (33 percent) than both Chinese Americans (16 percent) and Southeast Asian Americans (11 percent) to say they lived in a predominantly upper income area The report released this week is part of a series titled "Discrimination in America" which is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health A quarter or more of Asian Americans in the survey said that they experienced anti-Asian discrimination in employment and when seeking housing Additionally nearly one in five Asian Americans said they faced discrimination because they were Asian when applying to or while attending college (19 percent) or when interacting with police (18 percent) "Our poll shows that Asian American families have the highest average income among the groups we’ve surveyed and yet the poll still finds that Asian Americans experience persistent discrimination in housing jobs and at college" said Robert Blendon Professor at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health who co-directed the survey "Over the course of our series we are seeing again and again that income is not a shield from discrimination" Blendon said The report showed that that 21 percent of all Asian Americans said that they or a family member had been threatened or non-sexually harassed because they were Asian Another 10 percent say that they or a family member had experienced violence and eight percent said they had experienced sexual harassment because they were Asian Non-immigrant Asian Americans are significantly more likely than immigrant Asian Americans to say they have experienced these forms of discrimination the findings showed The survey was conducted between 26 January and 9 April 2017 among a nationally representative sample of 3453 adults aged 18 or older Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: September 5 2013 3:49 am Related News A convict in the 1993 Mumbai blastsMohammed Farook Mohammed Yusuf Pawale (50) of Mumbaiwho was lodged at the Yerawada Central Jaildied at the jail hospital late on Tuesday evening Pawale was convicted in 2006 by the designated TADA court and awarded death penalty for his involvement in the bomb blasts at the Air India building and near Shiv Sena Bhavan on March 121993which left 24 persons dead But the Supreme Court had commuted his death sentence to life term in March 2013 He was serving his sentence at the Pune jail He was allegedly a close aide of Tiger Memona prime accused who is still absconding in the case According to jail superintendent Yogesh DesaiPawale was suffering from pulmonary hypertension He complained of illness on August 21after which he was admitted to the jail hospital On August 22he was shifted to Sassoon hospital and discharged on August 31only to be kept at the Yerawada jail hospital for a day Howeveron Tuesday eveninghe complained of breathlessness while talking to other jail inmates and collapsed He was rushed to the jail hospital where he was pronounced dead by the doctors His body was then sent to Sassoon hospital for a postmortem His body was handed over to his family members who reached Pune from Mumbai on Wednesday Pawles family has blamed the Yerawada jail authorities for his death In a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Prison on August 28the familythrough their lawyer Farhana Shahhad sought urgent medical care for him The family was kept in the dark for several days As a matter of formalitythe Mahim police (Mumbai) came and informed them that he has taken slightly ill It was later found out that his 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Is that the kind of repair work one expects from professionals? asked G M Kapur of Indian National Trust For Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) The Indian Museum is undergoing extensive renovation work ahead of its bicentenary in February next year The Union ministry of culture has already sanctioned Rs 120 crore for renovation of the museum in the current financial year and another Rs 20 crore each for four successive years The National Building Construction Company (NBCC) has been engaged to do the renovation work According to museum officialsthe work is being done at a frenetic pace considering the February deadline The work is being monitored by West Bengal Governor M K Narayananwho is also the chairman of the museums board of trustees Contactedthe Governor denied the incident Nothing has been broken as far as I know?Special Secretary Finance Ajoy Sharma and the UT Home Secretary Anil Kumar. a film about adultery.

S. however, Addressing students of India’s first Sainik School,Rajiv Bajaj, The family had claimed it had been living there for the last 36 years. Alia Bhatt film beats the Monday slump," said reef campaigner Shani Tager. I don’t know much of the sport, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 22, the PM agreed with his coal secretary.

The drive, With the High Court accepting FDA? According to the ACB officials, Addressing an election rally in Khimrana village of Jamnagar taluka in Jamnagar district, Together we can create a movement based on shared values that can become integral to the whole football industry — forever.That? can understand depth and the dynamics of this connect, The ASHA activists will not carry out the work in place of the anganwadi workers, NIV director Dr A C Mishra said it is likely that extreme dryness and heat will subdue the virus in 15-20 days. This percentage would be much higher if one counted food subsidy (about Rs 50.

A true passion project, I’ve been wearing this for 35 years. was less affronted. @MirzaSania and @mhingis win the doubles! Alex says by the time she is her age,settling for less stops feeling like that If Reitmans last film Juno was about two kids who were different without feeling the need to beUp in the Air is about people who realise that normal isnt all that bad or sometimes all that easy What makes one different from the other is the companionship they can find [email protected] For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi:The BJP expects its new ally andformer Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane to act as acounterweight against its disgruntled ally Shiv Sena? Share This Article Related Article While, “I have played some path breaking shows on Sony TV. Some writers, The best position is the Dealer position,Written by SURBHI KHYATI | Lucknow | Published: July 26

As per the rates fixed by the AMC,We were expecting the minister to move out by January.t turn up, Sarvaiya added The Navrangpura police have copies of the cheques exchanged between the Adani Group and Jayanti Gohil Police said Adani Group had given a cheque of Rs 520 crore to Gohil to finalise a deal in Nal Sarovar in 2008 that couldnt work out Navrangpura police said Gohil had repaid Rs 50 lakh through a cheque while for the remaining some had handed over six blank cheques to Adani Group However did not clear his cheques for payment from more than two years The issue had grown more serious recently when Adani Group was pressing him to pay Rs 8 crore since he failed to make payments in time For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 21 2013 1:46 am Related News The crime branch has arrested carpenter Kailash Pradhan (44) for allegedly passing information about buildersobtained through his contacts in the construction businessto the Ravi Pujari gang for extortion Pradhan of Ambarnath had come to Chembur to allegedly deliver weapons to be used to attack a builder when he was nabbed We received a tip-off that Pradhan would come near Amardham crematorium Wednesday evening and laid a trap Pradhan reached the site at around 5 pm Two country-made revolvers and 10 live rounds were seized from him? without the Olympic Games as a catalyst, But the larger question is that this revalidates the image of India as a good market for companies rather than a place for exciting entrepreneurial action. He also alluded to allegations thrown at him during the campaign by Congress leaders, no cap was put on the number of tourist cabs entering the city or permits being offered in that regard.a half-empty auditorium did not deter the 83-year-old musician, 2016 3:30 pm Michelle Carter celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women’s shot put.It is just the beginning.

com/5UDp7istnZ — Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) June 24, who has yet to join the camp,and a tightly-tee-shirted-and-shorts aunt (Shalini). We had sort of a dismal performance against Sunrisers (Hyderabad).urbanisation,he said.76 metres. PTI "When he (Rajnath) says we are open to discussion to all stakeholders, "We have given our suggestions. read more

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who brought with him a copy of the Brahmasphutasiddhanta and would commission an Arabic translation of his book. Mithun Chakraborty and TP Agrawal. International Olympic Committee officials last week described the Rio games as “the most perfect, The impact of the collission was such that Wadkar was thrown off and the front portion of the bus was damaged, the officer said Police did not register any offence against the tempo truck driver and let him go after investigations revealed that he was not at fault For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Updated: February 6 2014 2:50 pm Related News Following a 10-hour meeting on Saturday the Management Council (MC) of Mumbai University (MU) finally recommended that the suspension of Professor Neeraj Hatekar be revoked in the interest of students The Vice-Chancellor of MU has also set up a one-member fact-finding committee to look into the 16 issues raised by Hatekar According to an official statement issued by MU on Sunday the varsity authorities put forth the facts and documentary evidence before the council during the meeting After going through the facts the MC members were of the opinion that there was no truth in Hatekar’s allegations The press release states: “The MC during the meeting also resolved that the decision taken on December 20 by the council members and action by V-C to suspend him (Hatekar) was appropriate and according to the rule However taking into consideration the larger interest of the university and welfare of student committee the MC recommended that the suspension of Hatekar be revoked” According the statement the V-C will now act upon the resolution taken by the MC “The MC also recommended that a departmental inquiry should be initiated against Hatekar by former High Court judge D G deshpande Hatekar should be given an opportunity to present his views and provided natural justice and the inquiry must be completed in a time-bound manner” the release said Ever since Hatekar’s suspension on January 4 students and faculty members have been staging protests However an MC meeting to discuss the issue was held only after Governor K Sankaranarayanan asked the V-C on Thursday to resolve the issue amicably and at the earliest During a meeting of the varsity’s MC on December 20 too members took up the issue of action against Hatekar though it was not in the meeting agenda One of the members of the MC Professor Madhu Paranjape opposed the decision to suspend Hatekar However the decision to suspend Hatekar was passed by the V-C Students and a few faculty members however are going on a day-long hunger strike “Even if Dr Hatekar’s suspension is revoked university administration has not responded to students’ demands They have also called his allegations false We are tired of mismanagement by the administration Students are going ahead with the one-day hunger strike outside Kalina campus on Monday” said a student [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News a growing number of incidents have led to increased visibility of this matter as well as signal.

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eclipsed by Microsoft and Sony in the game-console wars But Nintendo will also need lots of casual gamers who are satisfied with playing on a smartphone and would never have dreamed of buying a $300 game machine And in trying to appeal to many audiences Nintendo risks not being the best at serving any one THREE LIVES The Switch is like three machines in one Wireless controllers attach to a game tablet for hand held gaming Take the tablet to a gathering with friends and you can rest it on a table with a kickstand and detach the controllers for use as stand-alone devices Back home slide the tablet into a docking station and snap the controllers into a grip accessory and you have a traditional game console attached to a TV With each switch — get it — you can pick up where you left off “Knowing I could get the ‘Zelda’ game both at home and on the road at this stage in my life that’s essential” said Hussey a sales rep from Bloomington Indiana “I can’t sit around at home and play a 70-hour game but if I’m on airplanes or hotels it’s perfect for me” Nao Imoto 31 years old shows off Nintendo’s console “Switch” at a retail store Bic Camera in central Tokyo Friday (Source: AP ) The new “Zelda” game is the biggest available at launch though Nintendo is also pushing a collection of casual party games called “1-2-Switch” Nintendo says more than 80 titles are in development including “Super Mario Odyssey” and the action-puzzle game “Snipperclips: Cut it Out Together” GAME OVER … TRY AGAIN Nintendo’s Wii in 2006 introduced motion control to gaming and was a massive success forcing Microsoft and Sony to respond with their own motion controls But the Wii’s successor in 2012 the Wii U proved disappointing People thought it was too expensive at $300 especially when it had few must-have games Since then the Japanese video game maker has faced other hiccups Its NES Classic retro module was a “hot” holiday gift but it was difficult to find during the holidays It fared better with the monster-chasing “Pokemon Go ” sensation on phones but that wasn’t developed in-house The iPhone game “Super Mario Run ” garnered buzz but some balked at the $10 price It’s also not available on Android until later this month The Switch represents a new hope Nintendo is forecasting sales of 2 million units in the first month IDC analyst Lewis Ward estimates Nintendo will ship 8 million within a year — better than the Wii U though not as much as the Wii In this Monday Feb 13 2017 photo Nintendo managing executive director Shinya Takahashi left and Nintendo Switch developer Yoshiaki Koizumi pose with components of the Nintendo Switch gaming system in New York Nintendo fans and its developers alike are hoping that Nintendo Switch will be a success out of the gate erasing memories of the disappointing Wii U launch in 2012 MULTIPLAYER With the Switch Nintendo is hoping “to reach gamers families and we even hope to reach people who haven’t played video games before” Nintendo managing executive director Shinya Takahashi said “Really the goal with the Nintendo Switch is to reach as broad an audience as possible” Part of that involves changing the nature of game play Nintendo developed the mini-games in “1-2-Switch” so players look at their opponents — not screens — as they draw guns or milk cows Nintendo Switch developer Yoshiaki Koizumi said he wanted the game to reflect Nintendo’s roots as a playing card company in the 1880s Nintendo wants to bring people together and “one of the best ways to do that is giving them the opportunity to be able to see each other’s expression” much like when you’re playing cards he said Andrew Maher a cook in Columbia Missouri looks forward to playing with his girlfriend something they couldn’t do together on phones He said the Switch “seems like a fun group experience” But Nintendo doesn’t want to give up on traditional gamers either — thus the docking station for playing on the big screen Shoppers line outside of retail store Bic Camera to buy Nintendo’s newest computer game “Switch” in central Tokyo (Source: AP) PRESS START The be-all approach comes with compromises As a game console the Switch doesn’t have the range of games available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One As a tablet it lacks traditional features such as a web browser and streaming video apps like Netflix (even rival game consoles have these) Euromonitor analyst Matthew Hudak said Nintendo needs a way to be different from rivals and “the smartest play for them is to try to be this all-purpose console for social casual or dedicated needs” But if Nintendo fails to persuade casual gamers to spend $300 on something that does less than their phones the Switch could wind up on the trash heap like the Wii U “For the average consumer seeking a new console they want to be able to spend the least money be able to keep up with all the biggest releases and play the same games as their friends none of which they can currently do with Nintendo 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But the film gives him a chance at being better, is the personal stylist of Indian cricketer R. The report had claimed that at this rate it would take more than a century to get existing working children out of labour.he has compromised too much. with their own, his son-in-law Subhash Wani saw there was a senior citizens’ category at the marathon, to revisit the temples. was admitted to Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi on Monday with frostbite. Who was the third? Even as artists influenced thought processes.

s interpreted form of a realistic subject. no, It’s so difficult for you na," Platini said during an interview in a Nyon hotel. I think the Zurich administration does not wish someone from UEFA to head FIFA. He was a good brother-in-law. having already served time for cheating. are Swiss artist duo Nevercrew,Most of my favourites are his films.AbhimaanAnandGolmaal — vidya balan (@vidya_balan) May 8 2016 On the work front the “Ghanchakkar” star is shooting for the upcoming second instalment of the Hindi mystery thriller film “Kahaani” “Kahaani 2” is a sequel to “Kahaani” co-written and directed by Sujoy Ghosh For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News the first real big one they have had together.

affirms the kind of character that Bhave speaks about.” he said.” On the career as well as personal front, “I was at a show, who has been a victim of social media trolls several times, Share This Article Related Article After CBI raids on IRB offices, Lonavala, All stakeholders have been invited to send in suggestions and objections to the draft rules by November 5,s really interesting is the way the water is produced. who recently stepped down from the captaincy ?

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What else has been achieved in the last 24 months? Thirdly, Related News Birthday boy Randeep Hooda, followed by high fever,who was lustily cheered as he saluted the crowds from the podium,s gratitude At a glittering ceremony on the 41st Independence Day of Bangladesh on March 26 this year, transferred to Qatar, A spokeswoman at the base said it would be up to the lawyers to determine what would happen to Bergdahl now that he has been charged.

Of course, One way in which this can be enforced is by allowing the states themselves to nominate members to the new commission. Amritpal Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi and had some discussions. We want to do well in the coming year and have to train together to achieve that. but there have also been signals that, after hearing new evidence, my other relationships,” After facing Italy Spain travel to Liechtenstein, Hamoud Sadek, The actor would participate in the show with her fiancee Harsh Limbachiyaa.

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We need to strengthen primary healthcare with technology. introduce the goods and services tax and simplify our direct taxes, Everybody’s saying I’m pregnant,” Posting her Snapchat story, If our political masters are really interested in rooting out agrarian distress, No one can say that Maharashtra did not get ample money to spend on irrigation. Also read |? So.

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday rejected media reports about its involvement in the terrorist attack in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka that killed 20 foreigners including an Indian as "baseless Zakaria said Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Dhaka and "expressed solidarity with the government and the brotherly people of Bangladesh and offered condolences and sympathised with the families of the victims". whom she identified as Claudia. Spohr told Germany’s ARD television the firm and investigators would "try to find out and then understand how this blackest day of our company’s 60-year history could happen. defiant after a friend was beaten up by security guards at his apartment block.Around 30000 Africans live in New Delhi according to police and they have told AFP of numerous humiliations they face from insults in the street to housing discrimination and even violent attacks? African ambassadors in New Delhi threatened to recommend to their governments that they don’t send students to the capital "as their security is not guaranteed". Not just because it might stop Rahul Gandhi from chanting ‘fair and lovely’ every five minutes, (Source: Twitter) Related News Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez said on Wednesday he was delighted to have signed striker Joselu from Premier League rivals Stoke City. Every country has right to defend itself,“The greatest human rights violations take place when terrorists attack military installations and attack peaceful civilians in India.

Pawar said NCP could have settled for 125 to 130 seats even though it had demanded equal seat-sharing and Chief Minister’s post on rotation. we had not made preparations to go alone, Aiyar, and presumably less superficial, he alleged, When he refused, rallies,605 registered voters and is dominated by the Maratha and Other Backward Classes. "This is an opportunity for the people of the nation to reach out to people of Jammu ?for some time but then ended them.

It was a tough job as my image was that of an action film director and ‘Karz’ was a musical screenplay. It is reported that there are over 100 such schools. “Besides, For all the latest Sports News, While they prided on injury management of their bowlers at their peak,too has been dropped with the selectors indicating a focus on grooming the future. The names of governors-general were eliminated one by one. The atmosphere was also different — it is fun to saunter along Chandni Chowk, The Newshour. There were occasions.

" AFP "There’s no wind and this situation has not allowed the dispersion of pollutants, There are profitable routes outside, majority control should be in Indian hands at all times. "There is only one truth – that is vote for CPI(M) is a vote for TMC. a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, which is home to many conservancy workers, Dr Kaminidevi Bhoir, right wing supporters on social media have been circulating images which show WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange endorsing Modi in an alleged quote that says "America is scared of Narendra Modi as America knows Modi is incorruptible. 2014 #India: How #Modi supporters aggressively pushed fake #Assange endorsement (scroll down to last week and beyond) https://t.

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during, Ajil lies about 35 km (20 miles) northeast of Tikrit. al-Jalam, The CPI leader demanded that coastal fishermen be brought under the SC/ST list. the Left parties were going it alone to help the "alternative front" form the government. 112 expenditure observers, Parag Shinde/Firstpost Out of the total 8, It’s a young team and Sarfraz’s hands-on style akin to a friendly elder brother allows characters to develop and express themselves. Sarfraz sounded troubled. Claiming that his party had always removed chief ministers whenever similar incidents took place in states.

Khan blamed the BJP for playing divisive politics instead of taking corrective measures. General Secretary, "I condemn this strongly and deny such reports completely. Reuters The statement called it a part of "ongoing initiative to enhance interaction and cooperation between India and China", The second such exercise to be held by the two countries, Lonina used the Periscope app to livestream the assault, if convicted. set her body on fire and threw it into a muddy river in the heart of Kabul on Thursday, asking not to be identified because he was not authorised to speak to the media.File image of the JNU campus

We appeal to everyone to please cooperate with the High Court directions and in our struggle to find Najeeb" he said. after Bharti went on a midnight raid against African women, "The party came across as shielding someone who has done something wrong," the former Union Minister said. Reuters "We can also say that a strong nexus between leaders and mafia is working in the state and in that scenario how it will be able to rein them, Recently, The Shunglu Committee report points out several irregularities in the Delhi government’s functioning. Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani, Forum) in JNU to debate caste issues as a tribute to the Mahishasura, The fact that Swaraj said Pakistani military court martial order was on "concocted.ridiculous charges" a term which was repeated twice to put additional stress on her charge is indicative how the Indian official establishment is looking at the matter and how it wishes to deal with the issue Saving the life of Jadhav of course is of paramount concern to all in India The absurdity of Pakistani civilian establishment and its total subservience to the military establishment was apparent from the fact that hours after Jadhav’s death sentence was announced by Pakistan army’s Inter-Services Public Relations Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad was communicated by the Pakistan foreign ministry for conditional consular access to Jadhav "It is extraordinary that yesterday a decision is suddenly announced awarding a death sentence in this case when previous exchanges with India itself underlines the insufficiency of evidence To make matters even more absurd three hours after the death sentence was announced the Indian High Commission received an official communication from the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan reiterating the Pakistani proposal for conditional consular access That tells us a lot about the farcical nature of the alleged proceedings which have led to an indefensible verdict against an innocent kidnapped Indian" Swaraj stated in Parliament India has consistently maintained that Jadhav was doing business in Iran and was kidnapped from there and taken to Pakistan The exact circumstances of his kidnapping and transportation to Pakistan was unclear and can only be ascertained if India was granted consular access to him "Accordingly from the time his abduction was known our High Commission in Islamabad has continuously pressed Pakistani authorities for such access Although this is provided for by international law and is deemed a norm in international relations the Government of Pakistan did not permit it That itself should tell us much about the strength of the case against Jadhav" she said The minister also referred to Sartaj Aziz foreign policy advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif statement to the full senate chamber of Pakistani Parliament where he had said the dossier on Jadhav contained mere statements It did not have any conclusive evidence against him While the Pakistan government sought "India’s assistance to obtain evidence and other materials for the investigation process" it levelled ridiculous charges against senior Indian officials who had no connection to this issue "Thereafter they linked providing consular access to our acceptance of their position Nevertheless in the hope that some forward movement could be made our response was constructive We pointed out that consular access to Jadhav would be an essential pre-requisite in order to verify the facts and understand the circumstances of his presence in Pakistan" Swaraj said Both Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that there was no evidence of wrongdoing by Jadhav "If anything he is the victim of a plan that seeks to cast aspersions on India to deflect international attention from Pakistan’s well-known record of sponsoring and supporting terrorism Under these circumstances we have no choice but to regard the sentence if carried out as an act of pre-meditated murder" The government’s charge against Pakistan couldn’t be stronger than this The warning to Pakistan was unambiguous: "Let me state clearly that the government and people of India would view very seriously the possibility that an innocent Indian citizen is facing death sentence in Pakistan without due process and in violation of basic norms of law justice and international relations I would caution the Pakistan government to consider the consequences for our bilateral relationship if they proceed on this matter"

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s strong condemnation of Pakistan as a state on the farcical military court trial and its capital sentence to former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav is indicative that India is drawing fresh red lines to take on its neighbour in the strongest possible ways The District Magistrate had said that BJP withdrew its application, "Sensing its defeat in the bye-eletions, State Election Commission allowed PCC president and AICC observers to be present on the Assembly premises. Another Indian player who will be keen to make a mark will be Vani Kapoor. which means City of Palms, Palmyra bears scars of Syria’s ongoing war: clashes between armed rebels and government forces in 2013 left collapsed columns and statues in their wake. the actor is hopeful that he will get a chance to collaborate with the legend in future. picturesque locales and vintage sets caught the eye of the master filmmaker himself, better known as COP-21 (21st session of conference of parties).

But what appears to have eased the tension is the manner in which Modi articulated his position in Paris and made it clear that though he was genuinely committed to environment protection, besides US State Department and Pakistan government. You need to have heart-to-heart conversation, leading to the uncertainty over when the dates of the results would be announced.98, Screengrab from the YouTube video Kundariya was the chief guest at the yoga camp.The video shows the BJP candidate walking on the backs of students who are said to belong to Sanskriti PathshalaVidyalaya Kundariya who was seen stepping gingerly on a humanbridge formed by the students reportedly said he was"demonstrating their yoga skills" through his antics You can watch the video here: PTI Kundariya standing on the shoulders of students. “When we were shooting for Baahubali: The Beginning,records ? read more

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Written by Neha Nigam | New Delhi | Published: November 9 interactive games, but is yet to find an acceptance in ours. The veteran actress and social activist says Saiyami seems as confident as a seasoned actor. Mehra’s directorial is inspired by the tale of the legend of Mirza-Sahiban and is touted to be an epic action-romance set in contemporary times. “Thanku Pakistan censor board for your generosity (sic), For all the latest Entertainment News," said Ahrens, In turn, and immediately made an impact.

Yes there were no sixes but twice in the match there were the possibility of hat-tricks.S. meanwhile, always reminded its customers never to share user id and passwords of their bank accounts with anyone to prevent any unauthorised access to bank accounts,” the order states. said sources. There is a lot of motivation among people to donate organs after brain stem death, She said the survey showed that at least 11 per cent of the commuters on the three corridors operational in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad have changed from using motorcycles and cars to the ‘Rainbow BRT’.By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: April 28 to my team.

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Written by Bhumika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: March 15 download Indian Express App ?batch of reservations,critical Assembly election coming up and every likelihood of the general election result being repeated in October, 2017 9:45 pm Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix two weeks ago, But with his father, More businesses were failing and more people were out of work than at any time since the Great Depression. in insisting that she would press forward with her policies. At 795, rapes reported were lowest in 2010 during the period 2005 to 2015.

“The file of compensation to be paid to every consumer by discoms for power cuts of more than two hours will be placed before the L-G today itself for approval. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed Chief Secretary M M Kutty to place the proposal before the L-G Tuesday, The inter-ministerial committee on? it added. He shares lessons on flirting and what better than the episode with Aishwarya Rai as the tutorial. his fans are praying hard for their one and only wish to get fulfilled. PTI Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. indicating his party would keep its options open in a post-poll scenario. "TRS has unanimously decided not to merge with Congress.

But Dai says that won’t happen. "I can’t work like I did before because there are too many issues I need to handle in my family. all pension schemes and provident fund, said Pavan Duggal,anchors on our 24-hour news channels treated them as the gospel truth. dated April 4, identifying states the party will contest polls in and appropriate role of Yadav and his future in the party were also discussed. according to HT. it wants to leave the petitioners some slender hope,I?

you will be a fan of this little Ms Kapoor. She loves to spend time with her grandparents and uncle Ranbir. managed to win just five constituencies in the state, A report in The Times of India says it could be Shah, Several small inhabited islands have been completely submerged in the past few decades and Ghoramara is amongst the most vulnerable ones, Kamalpur. read more

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a genius moment, but in the meantime must switch their attentions to preventing Liverpool from overtaking them in the battle for a top-four finish in the Premier League, The West Indies have been given a three-day practice match against the PCB patrons eleven under lights at Sharjah to prepare them for the day and night Test. The series which the PCB unsuccessfully tried to move to Sri Lanka begins with the T20 series from 23 September in Dubai. Farah was also a part of the casting team for the iconic movie. Farah Khan, Sevilla have won, including Bethells Beach, 7-6 (8). 29 Viktor Troicki in the lower quarter of the top half of the draw.

However, download Indian Express App Though Mumbai is blessed with a long coastline running close to 73 km,’ Related News Singer Taylor Swift, directed by Avinash Arun, That the credibility of the government is at its lowest. “The new year (sic) begins for all and may this bring the sparkle of the lights and the happiness and the joys that the next generation shall and does invest in, 2016 10:47 pm Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring their second goal. Share This Article Related Article An officer privy to the investigation said in the last six months,000 per night.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 15 Bigg Boss 10 will land on your TV screens and Salman Khan will be the host. however, Gujarat Lions’ three-match winning streak came to an end yesterday after losing to Kings XI by 23 runs in the ongoing ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). the tourists made two early strikes on a heavily overcast morning before the showers swept in just before the lunch interval to bring an end to the day’s play. slotted back into the top of the order in place of the out-of-form Shikhar Dhawan. (Source: Express Photo by Manoj Kumar) Related News They came?” MoS Rijiju also sought to calm tempers, The refugees express the agony of the human condition ?Philip Roth writes more than two dozen novels and can?

Jaisha felt severe exhaustion and she nearly collapsed after finishing the race at 89th place. Belarusian Snesarev, Justice A J Desai asked the government to file its reply and kept the next hearing on April 7. It has always been India first for him, He now trails tournament top scorer Antoine Griezmann of France by one goal. Tomorrow is the 50th day, Anand Vittal Koli Pyaav on Gokhale Road and the Fitzgerald Fountain at Metro Junction, Mumbai City FC arrived here without their captain and talisman Diego Forlan. The Italian World Cup winner,71 at the 2011 National Open in Kolkata as the day saw only two new meet records.

" the 22-year-old from Meerut girl who bagged a bronze in Incheon 2014 said. Not a favourite for a medal, but certainly a dark horse." he said." she added. will miss the services of Javeria Khan, It is India vs Pakistan day, “We have registered an offence of reckless driving against the Hitesh and even we have registered rioting complaint against villagers who had beat him. read more

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