NCBA Group PLC ( 2011 Abridged Report

first_imgNCBA Group PLC ( listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2011 abridged results.For more information about NCBA Group PLC ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the NCBA Group PLC ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: NCBA Group PLC (  2011 abridged results.Company ProfileNCBA Group Plc is a financial services institution in Kenya offering banking products and services for the retail, commercial and corporate sectors. It also offers stock brokerage, bancassurance, leasing and investment banking services through operations in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Its full-service offering ranges from transactional banking products and services to unsecured and secured loans, secured diaspora loans, property purchase loans and insurance premium financing as well as asset-based lending, capital expenditure loans and construction loans. NIC Bank Limited offers institutional banking services to non-government organisations, diplomatic missions and their affiliate donor/aid entities as well as government institutions, multi-nationals, domestic corporates and medium- to high-net worth individuals. Formerly known as NIC Bank Limited, the company changed its name to NIC Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. NCBA Group Plc is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Gregory Brewer consecrated as bishop of Central Florida

first_img Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ March 27, 2012 at 4:52 pm “So is Central Florida going to start paying dues now to the national church?”Only when TEC rescinds its membership in the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. It’s simple: the national church will get conservative money when it stops financially and theologically promoting the wholesale slaughter of unborn children. Associate Rector Columbus, GA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Submit a Press Release Comments (8) Rector Bath, NC Rector Knoxville, TN Tags Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ More than 3,500 people participated March 24 in the consecration of Gregory O. Brewer, right, as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida. Photo/Joe Thoma[Episcopal News Service] More than 3,500 people attended First Baptist Church of Orlando on March 24 to participate in the consecration of Gregory O. Brewer as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, while many watched the event on live streaming video.The Very Rev. Justyn Terry, dean and president of Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was the preacher.He described Brewer, 60, as “a man of prayer, vision, pastoral heart, strategic mind. He is a man of the Gospel, with a love for the lost and a love for the church. He is a preacher and a teacher of the word of God. But most of all he knows and loves Jesus Christ and moves in the power of His spirit.”Bishop Clifton Daniel III of East Carolina led the service as chief consecrator on behalf of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.Co-consecrators were John Howe, retiring bishop of Central Florida; William Love, bishop of Albany; Michael Smith, bishop of North Dakota; William Folwell, retired bishop of Central Florida; Francis Gray, retired bishop of Northern Indiana; and Barry Howe, retired bishop of West Missouri.A prayer rug, designed by Bishop Azad Marshall of Iran and woven by Christians in Pakistan, was used as the site for the prayer of consecration.Choirs from parishes throughout the diocese joined forces to provide choral music for the service, including two pieces written for the consecration: Ubi Caritas, a motet by Peter Mathews; and Let the People Praise You, an anthem by B. Lane and M. Miller. The massed choir also performed Hubert Parry’s I Was Glad during the opening procession. A psalm and composition for organ, brass, timpani and unison sopranos also were commissioned especially for the service. All composers are members of the diocese.Brewer’s pectoral cross and episcopal ring were gifts from Calvary-St. George’s in New York, where he was serving as rector at the time of his election on Nov. 19, 2011. Before being called to ministry at Calvary-St. George’s in 2009, Brewer had served as rector of Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli, Pennsylvania, for 11 years.He was assistant professor of pastoral theology at Trinity School For Ministry in Ambridge from 1992-1996. For 16 years before that he had served parishes in Winter Park, Florida, including Episcopal Church of the New Covenant, a diocesan church plant.Following his consecration, Brewer said that it is his “deep desire that in the midst of genuinely sacrificial mission we never forget eating and drinking and laughter and joy and knowing all that we share as we literally gather together … as a foretaste of the heavenly banquet of Christ … May we be known as a diocese that eats and celebrates and laughs together often and heartily.”Choosing First Baptist Church rather than the Cathedral Church of St. Luke as the site of the consecration wasn’t just about space.“To be here is not merely a matter of convenience because of the size of the church,” Brewer said after the consecration. “I really hope that this is a very clear, public signal that we, along with the rest of the leadership in the Diocese of Central Florida, regardless of our denominational position, can stand together for the sake of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”Brewer succeeds the Rt. Rev. John W. Howe, who is retiring after serving the Central Florida diocese as its bishop since 1990.Brewer is married to the former Laura Lee Williams of Orlando; they have five children.The Diocese of Central Florida has 31,000 baptized members at 88 parishes and missions in 15 counties. Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Belleville, IL March 28, 2012 at 3:07 pm If they don’t pay their apportionment how are they considered still part of the Episcopal Church,. ? Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Rev. Dr. David Cottrill says: Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA James Pirrung says: Youth Minister Lorton, VA James Pirrung says: March 28, 2012 at 9:35 pm Besides, who came up with the false idea of charging money to join the church in the first place? Richard Angelo says: Featured Events Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Press Release Service April 2, 2012 at 12:28 am “If they don’t pay their apportionment how are they considered still part of the Episcopal Church,. ?”Well, I don’t think they care very much whether they are a part of The Episcopal Church. Persecute them for being orthodox, demand that they contribute to things they do not believe, and they will leave, like we in the Diocese of Fort Worth did. Then, who wins? Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Submit an Event Listing An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Hopkinsville, KY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Shreveport, LA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 March 28, 2012 at 3:19 pm How is that some people are more concerned about politics than killing children? I think our priorities are grossly out of whack. Rector Albany, NY center_img Rector Tampa, FL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listing By ENS staffPosted Mar 26, 2012 People Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 James Pirrung says: Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Pittsburgh, PA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Carl Spencer Lee says: House of Bishops, Comments are closed. Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Music Morristown, NJ Grant Carson says: Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA March 28, 2012 at 9:34 pm Congratulations on the consecration of an Orthodox Bishop in spite of the National Church.God be with Bishop Brewer! Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC March 27, 2012 at 11:40 am Congratulations to the new bishop and continuing good works. The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Mark James says: Rector Washington, DC TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Bishop Consecrations, AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Gregory Brewer consecrated as bishop of Central Florida Rector Smithfield, NC March 27, 2012 at 9:17 am So is Central Florida going to start paying dues now to the national church? 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In Northern California, a Christmas service for special-needs children

first_imgIn Northern California, a Christmas service for special-needs children In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Erin Rath says: Associate Rector Columbus, GA martha Knight says: December 20, 2016 at 4:26 pm How wonderful! Coni Johnston says: Rector Collierville, TN The Rev. Andrew Kadel, interim priest-in-charge at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Lincoln, California, as Santa, listens to the wishes of a young participant during the Christmas party after the service. Photo: Paula Schaap[Diocese of Northern California] Big stuffed monkeys scattered on the floor in front of the altar and beanbag chairs weren’t what you’d expect to see at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Lincoln, California, which usually holds services in its simple white-washed church building in traditional prayer book fashion.But on Dec. 17, the parish had prepared its worship space for a different kind of service – a Christmas service for special-needs children and their families.Just as the Christmas story is one story of journeys – the young couple looking for a place to have their baby, the shepherds and the three wise men looking for the savior – the evolution of St. James’ service was also a journey, one that began with the mother of an autistic child who wanted a way for her son to be in church. The mother’s priest, the Rev. Andrew Kadel, interim priest-in-charge at St. James’ connected with the Rev. Sarah Quinney, assistant rector at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Roseville, who wanted to bring the children she works with as a music therapist into the church she loves.Developing a special-needs serviceFor Quinney, who led the special-needs service at St. James’, it was a chance to develop the kind of service she had wanted to see happen since she went to seminary at Church Divinity School of the Pacific. As a music therapist experienced in working with children on the autism spectrum and other special-needs children, Quinney has a passion for finding ways to help them enjoy worship with the rest of the church.“Until we figure out a way where they can experience all the sacraments with us in worship, we’re not actually being the church, because they’re not welcome around the table,” she said recently. “They can’t come around the table because their body and their brain don’t allow it. We need to come around their table.”The Rev. Sarah Quinney, assistant priest at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Roseville, California, and a music therapist, leads a special-needs Christmas service that she helped design. Photo: Paula SchaapWhen she was in seminary, Quinney developed a Eucharist for autistic children as a project for her liturgics class, a service she presented at a youth ministry day sponsored by CDSP and the Diocese of California. Though it was a good way to work out the theology of such a service and invite discussion from the attendees, children weren’t present. So Quinney, now assistant rector at St. John’s, Roseville, California, still hadn’t seen her theory put into practice.Until St. James’ came to her for her expertise.Making connections in the dioceseThe congregation is in an agricultural center, north of Sacramento, that is experiencing some of the highest rates of suburban growth in the nation, mostly from retirees, but also from families attracted to the region’s lower-cost, newer housing.Maria and Drew Johnston and their three boys are one of those young families who live in Lincoln community and attend St. James’. The Johnstons’ 13-year-old son, Braden, is autistic and his oldest brother has been diagnosed as being on the spectrum with Asperger’s Syndrome. Tyler, their middle son, is “neuro-typical,” Maria Johnston said, as she described a desire to see a service that could include her family. And not only her family.“It’s a joyous way to help families who feel isolated,” she said, speaking from her own experience. “We want the families to know that we hear them, we see them. They are precious to us, as they are to God.”Drew and Maria Johnston with their son, Braden, who is holding the picture he drew for the special-needs Christmas service bulletin. Photo: Paula SchaapBut having Johnston’s desire turn into a full service needed connections to someone who could support that commitment while also figuring out a liturgy that would work. The Diocese of Northern California has been trying to strength its ability to connect people with resources elsewhere in the diocese. One way is through a reorganized deanery structure and it was the deanery structure that made the special-needs connection happen.When the Rev. Cliff Haggenjos, the rector at St. John’s and dean of the Central Deanery, heard about Johnston’s plans to start a service, he referred her to Quinney, said Kadel.Quinney, Johnston and Kadel met a number of time to work out the mechanics of the service and the physical layout to make sure all felt welcomed and safe. Johnston’s son Braden also got involved – a gifted draftsman, he drew and colored the cover for the service program.Another key element was involvement of other Lincoln churches, Kadel said, including Grace Lutheran Church, where Pastor Judith Morgado was an enthusiastic supporter.“It’s very important that this kind of service be a community service and not about a single parish or denomination,” he said. “We need to provide a time for relaxed and non-judgmental worship for families who have all sorts of pressures on them.”A special service happensHence the stuffed animals. And the beanbag chairs because autistic and other special-needs children often need something that makes them feel safe when too much stimulation overwhelms them.The parish had always been supportive of including special-needs children. Two years ago, there was a small service that told the story of Noah’s Ark, done by the Rev. Bill Rontani, the rector at the time, in honor of April’s Autism Awareness Month.This, however, was the parish’s first special-needs service for a major holiday. And with all the stress that those holidays bring, organizers were uncertain whether families, who have all the extra pressure of a special-needs child, would be able to come.Emily Rhoades, 19, a helper at the special-needs Christmas service, arranges the nativity scene. Photo: Paula SchaapThe appointed hour arrived. Parish members who had helped rearrange the church to make a safe space in front of the altar for the children sat waiting in the back pews. The children and their families began to enter. Some of the children made a beeline for the front and the stuffed monkeys. Some hung back, preferring the safe arms of their parents.Quinney asked a time-honored question: “Does anyone want to hear a story?”Using wooden carvings of the nativity scene to keep the children’s attention, Quinney told the Christmas story – she described it as a stripped-down version of the one used in the Godly Play version. Colored light from a stained-glass window fell on a boy’s face and the face of the monkey he cradled, as Quinney told them about the angel who told the shepherds: “Run, hurry, go to Bethlehem. A baby has been born. A baby who changes everything.”One girl became restless and was helped out by her caregiver, who made soft chirping sounds to distract her. But the others stayed with Quinney’s narrative all the way through to the end. Then, they sang, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and sat through a short closing prayer that ended with, “Go forth to eat cookies.”At the Christmas party in the parish hall, Natalie Cooper said she had brought her oldest, son, a special-needs child, along with his younger brother and sister. She said she was happy for “all three kids to connect to the story.”Cooper looked over at her eldest, who had installed himself on a chair next to Santa Claus – Kadel in a Santa costume – after receiving a treat bag.“It’s huge that he’s getting so much time with Santa,” she said.It was also true for a parishioner from Grace Lutheran, an older woman with Down syndrome, who declined to name what she wanted for Christmas, insisting simply, “I love Santa.”The joy in the service and the Christmas party went both ways. “I was looking back at the faces of the families during the service and they looked so pleased,” said St. James’ senior warden Jeptha Rogers. “That was special.”St. James’ is already talking about using their experience with Christmas to develop a special-needs service for Easter.— Paula Schaap is communications director in the Diocese of Northern California. Comments (3) Comments are closed. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Tampa, FL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Press Release Service Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Jobs & Calls Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY Submit a Job Listing Curate Diocese of Nebraska By Paula SchaapPosted Dec 20, 2016 Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Knoxville, TN Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Martinsville, VA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Submit an Event Listing April 8, 2017 at 3:14 pm A beautiful story about a beautiful service! Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Bath, NC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Belleville, IL Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Shreveport, LA Featured Events Rector Pittsburgh, PA December 21, 2016 at 9:38 am What a wonderful opportunity for all to experience the Love of Christ! My husband Richard is Drew’s brother, Maria is our sister, Tyler, Dylan & Braden are our nephews. Since we live in VA we miss them greatly. It warms our hearts to know our West Coast family is well and happy.Merry Christmas! Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Hopkinsville, KY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books last_img read more

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Entries to Legacy10 Award for Excellence close this month

first_img Advertisement Charitable giving campaign Legacy10 is inviting entries to its annual Award for Excellence. This aims to recognise those who have contributed to legacy giving in the UK through innovation and service.The winner of the award will receive £5,000 for themselves and £5,000 for the charity which they represent.The Legacy10 Award for Excellence was first awarded last year. This year’s entries close at 5pm on 17 October 2014.The award is open to all legacy fundraisers working for a registered UK charity. It will be awarded not simply for raising the most money from legacies but to the individual who has been most innovative in their approach, establishing new or long term sources of legacy giving. The judges will also be looking for applicants who have had a positive impact on the legacy giving agenda outside their own charity.About Legacy10Legacy10 was established in November 2011, with a call to the British public to leave 10% of the value of their estate in their will to charity or charities. Tagged with: legacies Legacy10 Entries to Legacy10 Award for Excellence close this month About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 11 October 2014 | Newslast_img read more

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String of hurricanes bring back students memories of Katrina

first_imgHurricane Season: TCU students and alum chime in with past and present experiences Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Facebook Rachael Zimmerman printHurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have all brought rain, wind and destruction to different parts of the world – but they also brought something else. For some TCU students, the storms brought a reminder of everything they’d been through when they were hit by hurricanes.Amanda Kiefer, a junior finance major and New Orleans Native, has found herself thinking about her own time after Hurricane Katrina.“I was only in third grade,” Kiefer said. “But it really marked the end of my childhood for me. It matured a lot of us, understanding how much people lost.”She lived through Katrina in 2005 and Hurricane Isaac in 2012. Her family’s home didn’t flood in either storm, but there was significant damage.“Our house had wind damage from Katrina, which ripped apart the roof causing water to get inside the walls,” Kiefer said. “I remember that a lot of people thought we survived the storm and then a day or two later everything really hit the fan when the levees broke.”Junior economics major Bobby O’Leary, from North Palm Beach, Florida, also has the destruction of Katrina stamped clearly in his memory after his family chose not to evacuate.“We had some cracked windows and this huge oak tree in our front yard got struck by lightning, splitting it in down the middle where you could see the burn marks,” O’Leary said. “Half of the tree stayed upright and the other half fell over and smashed our brick driveway, putting a hole in it.”Katrina wasn’t O’Leary’s last hurricane, these powerful storms are something his family has adapted and prepared for.“Our house is literally built for hurricanes, which is why we don’t evacuate,” he said. “The whole house is made out of concrete and so is the foundation. We have hurricane-proof windows, sturdier trusses to reinforce the roof and a generator that’s half the size of a train car that can power the whole house for up to two weeks.”These preparations are part of the reason O’Leary’s family remained safe during the recent Hurricane Irma.While the storms have all blown past, Kiefer said that she knows the weeks after the storm can be the hardest part.“It’s going to feel different at first, but remember why you love your city,” Kiefer said. “It is going to get better down the line, but it’s going to be slow moving and you’re going to have to put in the work. You have to go into this emotionally and mentally knowing it’s not going to be the same for a while.” + posts Rachael Zimmerman Twitter Facebook Twitter ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Linkedin Previous articleHoroscope: October 1, 2017Next articleESPN’s College GameDay set to visit Fort Worth Rachael Zimmerman RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU hosts Lettermen’s Hall of Fame induction World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Rachael Zimmerman (Zim) is a Spanish major and Journalism minor from Dallas, Texas. Her dream job is to be Guy Fieri’s assistant on “Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives,” but will happily host anywhere there is a burger involved.last_img read more

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Molly Martens’ self defence claims are a ‘fantasy’

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat FABRICATION and fantasy is how the US State prosecutor has responded to the self defence claims lodged by killers Molly and Thomas Martens in their appeal against their convictions for killing Limerickman Jason Corbett.Last September, documents filed by the US lawyers defending the Martens stated that the father and daughter were appealing the conviction as Thomas Martens hit Jason with a baseball bat because he was allegedly choking Molly during the early hours of August 2, 2015.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Molly claimed that the US prosecutors did not provide any evidence during the trail to challenge her claims.However, North Carolina’s Department of Justice said last week that sufficient evidence was presented in court to convict the pair of murdering Mr Corbett at his US home.Molly and Thomas Martens were found guilty of second degree murder by a US jury in August last year.Their trial heard how Jason was drugged, beaten with a bat and paving slab as he lay in bed. He was later found by paramedics with brutal head injuries after the Martens called 911.However, the trial heard from prosecutors that the Martens pair delayed calling emergency services and faked performing CPR on Jason.During the trial, expert witnesses testified as to blood patterns and the manner of the attack but they were unable to determine the number of blows suffered by Jason due to the nature and extent of the crush injures suffered to his skull.Both Molly and Thomas Martens received prison sentences of between 20 and 25 years after a lengthy trial in the summer of 2017 but have since lodged appeals.Molly Martens said she was not the aggressor and her father was protecting her. However, the State attorneys have strongly criticised theses claims .“Together they created this fantasy to deceive the authorities and this jury in a fabricated story participated in by both defendants, acting in concert together to attain the ultimate result that they intended,” the documents state.“The self-defence claim of both defendants fell on unreceptive ears because of the obvious use of excessive force, making that defence unavailable in law as well.”The appeal is due to be heard next year by a panel of three judges.Molly Martens had her jail term extended earlier this year after breaching prison rules and is now due to be released in April 2041. TAGSCourtCrimeNews Print Facebook Vicky calls for right to die with dignity NewsCrime & CourtMolly Martens’ self defence claims are a ‘fantasy’By Staff Reporter – November 21, 2018 2149 Twitter Emailcenter_img Advertisement WhatsApp Limerick on Covid watch list Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year Previous articleAppeal for information on Robert Sheehan murderNext articleEverly Brothers show from Brothers Zmed Staff Reporter Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Linkedin Unstoppable Sean shows that all things are possiblelast_img read more

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TuneIn Expands Leadership Team – Appoints Paul Brody to Chief Technology Officer, Rob Deichert…

first_imgLocal NewsBusiness TAGS  Twitter Facebook TuneIn Expands Leadership Team Twitter WhatsApp WhatsAppcenter_img TuneIn Expands Leadership Team – Appoints Paul Brody to Chief Technology Officer, Rob Deichert to Chief Revenue Officer and Joe King to Chief Product Officer – Elevates Yasmin Coffey to Chief Legal Officer Previous articleCockburn, Dosunmu lead No. 5 Illini past Northwestern 73-66Next articlePandemic politicking: Israel’s election sprint echoes US’s Digital AIM Web Support Pinterest Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 17, 2021 Pinterestlast_img read more

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ICSA calls for rethink on proposed new commonage rules

first_img Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – November 16, 2012 Facebook News Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic ICSA calls for rethink on proposed new commonage rules 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is calling for a complete re-think on proposed new rules for commonages.The ICSA says there are over 1,300 commanages in Donegal, almost a quarter of all the commanages in the country.ICSA president Gabriel Gilmartin has welcomed the news that the Minister for Agriculture has delayed sending out letters calling on shareholders to decide on minimum and maximum number of sheep, saying that would have been confusing.He says the issue must be revisited, and potential problems addressed…………[podcast][/podcast] Previous articleBuncrana Town Council to press case for CCTVNext article31 people on trolleys at Letterkenny and Sligo General Hospitals News Highland Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Nomination Under Companies Act, 2013: Critical Analysis Of Supreme Court Judgment In Oswal Case

first_imgColumnsNomination Under Companies Act, 2013: Critical Analysis Of Supreme Court Judgment In Oswal Case P. Nagesh & Akshay Sharma18 July 2020 7:27 AMShare This – xOn 06.07.2020 Supreme Court in the case of Arun Oswal Vs. Pankaj Oswal & Ors (Oswal case) , held that the dispute as to the inheritance of shares cannot be decided in a proceeding under Section 241-242 of the Companies Act, 2013 (Companies Act). Supreme Court was also seized of the question as to whether the rights of a nominee of shares & securities under Section 72 of…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?LoginOn 06.07.2020 Supreme Court in the case of Arun Oswal Vs. Pankaj Oswal & Ors (Oswal case) , held that the dispute as to the inheritance of shares cannot be decided in a proceeding under Section 241-242 of the Companies Act, 2013 (Companies Act). Supreme Court was also seized of the question as to whether the rights of a nominee of shares & securities under Section 72 of Companies Act is similar or different to the rights of a nominee under the Life Insurance Act 1938, Banking Regulation Act, 1949 and Government Savings Certificate Act, 1959 etc. Factual Matrix The case revolves around the family dispute of the Oswal empire wherein the deceased Mr. Abhay Kumar Oswal during his life time filed a nomination under Section 72 of the Companies Act for the 36% shareholding in the Oswal group in favour of his wife Mrs Aruna Oswal. At the same time, Pankaj Oswal son of late Abhay Kumar Oswal filed a partition suit claiming 1/4th estate and also filed an oppression and mismanagement petition before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). NCLT dismissed the maintainability objection raised by Ms. Aruna Oswal that Mr Abhay Oswal does not have the minimum threshold of 10% shareholding prescribed under Section 244(1) to file the Petition. The objection was rejected by the NCLT holding that Mr Pankaj Oswal being the legal representative of Late Abhay Kumar Oswal, is entitled to 1/4th shares and in terms of the Judgement of Worldwide Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Margarat T Desor which allowed the legal representative the right to maintain a Petition under Section 397 & 398 of the Companies Act, 1956 (corresponding to Section 241 & 242 of the Companies Act, 2013) the Petition filed by Pankaj Oswal is maintainable . The decision was further affirmed by the National Company Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). In the Statutory Appeal, the question before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was whether the rights under Section 72 of the Companies Act, 2013 vested all the rights in the shares held by Late Mr. Abhay Kumar Oswal in favour of Mrs. Aruna Oswal. Statutory Provisions & Interpretation The whole controversy of the case revolved around the interpretation of the Section 72 of the act which read as follows; 72. Power to nominate (1) Every holder of securities of a company may, at any time, nominate, in the prescribed manner, any person to whom his securities shall vest in the event of his death. (2) Where the securities of a company are held by more than one person jointly, the joint holders may together nominate, in the prescribed manner, any person to whom all the rights in the securities shall vest in the event of death of all the joint holders. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force or in any disposition, whether testamentary or otherwise, in respect of the securities of a company, where a nomination made in the prescribed manner purports to confer on any person the right to vest the securities of the company, the nominee shall, on the death of the holder of securities or, as the case may be, on the death of the joint holders, become entitled to all the rights in the securities, of the holder or, as the case may be, of all the joint holders, in relation to such securities, to the exclusion of all other persons, unless the nomination is varied or cancelled in the prescribed manner. (4) Where the nominee is a minor, it shall be lawful for the holder of the securities, making the nomination to appoint, in the prescribed manner, any person to become entitled to the securities of the company, in the event of the death of the nominee during his minority. (emphasis supplied by the Court) The Supreme Court interpreting the above-mentioned section came to a conclusion that words used are “securities shall vest” in the event of death of the holder. Supreme Court also took the benefit of the non- obstante clause of sub Section 3 of Section 72 and held that the “…It is prima facie apparent that vesting is absolute, and the provisions supersede by virtue of a non­obstante clause by stating “any other law for the time being in force”. Prima facie shares vest in a nominee, and he becomes absolute owner of the securities on the strength of nomination…” (Para 15) However, surprisingly the Supreme Court in para 20 of the judgment held that the question as whether absolute right, title, and interest vested in the nominee or not, is to be finally determined by the civil court and the same cannot be decided in the petition filed under Section 241-242 of the Companies Act, 2013. Also, Supreme Court while distinguishing the case of Vishin N. Khanchandani V. Vidya Lachmandas Khanchandani, held that the non-obstante clause of Section 6 of the Government Savings Certificate Act, 1959 doesn’t vest the shares and therefore cannot be applicable to the Section 72 of the companies act. Furthermore, while distinguishing the case of Ram Chander Talwar V. Devender Kumar Talwar Supreme Court held that Section 45-ZA (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 does not vest the shares in nominee and therefore would not be applicable to the instant case. Therefore, Supreme Court came to a prima face view that unlike Section 72 of the Companies Act, 2013 which has a vesting right in the nominee in the event of death of the deceased shareholder, there was no similar vesting of the rights in the case of a nominee under the Life Insurance Act, 1938, Government Saving Certificate Act 1959 and Banking Regulation Act, 1949. From the forgoing reason given by the Supreme Court in the Oswal case, one can conclude that unless there is vesting of a right in a nominee, the rights of a nominee are only limited to act as a custodian or a trustee till such time the legal heirs obtain a succession certificate enabling the nominee to transfer the amount received either under the LIC Policies or the Bank Account or the Government Saving Scheme in favour of the rightful legal heirs. Once the vesting of right title and interest in securities is complete under Section 72 of the Companies Act, as held by the Supreme Court can the very same Court say that its view is a prima facie view? How can a civil suit decide the right title and interest in the securities when the title is already vested in a nominee under Section 72 of the Companies Act, 2013 as per the prima facie view of the Supreme Court? Supreme Court having come to such a conclusion in respect of Section 72 of the Companies Act, can it leave the issue to be finally determined by a civil court? Unfortunately, in the judgement, Supreme Court has asked the civil court to examine the rights of a nominee to be adjudicated including the effect of a nomination. If Section 72 of the Companies Act is clear in so far as the vesting of the right is concerned in favour of a nominee, how can a civil suit decide whether the rights of a nominee of shares & securities is an absolute right or not. Can the civil suit hold that the legal heirs are entitled to the shares despite vesting of the rights in favour of a nominee under Section 72 of the Companies Act. In the case in hand even though the Supreme Court was not examining the rights of the Legal representatives to file a Petition under section 241 and 242 of the Companies Act but was examining the question of nomination under section 72 of the Companies Act it has set aside both the judgments of the NCLT and NCLAT and directed the proceedings to be dropped till the civil court determines the question of nomination under section 72 of the Companies Act 2013. Having noted the difference of the right of a nominee under various Acts with that of the Companies Act and having noted the specific vesting of the right under the Companies Act in Section 72, in our humble view, the Supreme Court ought not to have left the question to the civil court to decide the issue of nomination merely on the ground that the suit for partition has been filed by the legal heirs of Late Mr. Abhay Kumar Oswal. Even if the Supreme Court has came to prima facie view that the vesting is absolute, it should have added a caveat that the civil court shall not be influenced by such interpretation as done in the case of A.V. Murthy v. B.S. Nagabasavanna, wherein the court held that; “If the amount borrowed by the respondent is shown in the balance sheet, it may amount to acknowledgment and the creditor might have a fresh period of limitation from the date on which the acknowledgment was made. However, we do not express any final opinion on all these aspects, as these are matters to be agitated before the Magistrate by way of defence of the respondent.” Hon’ble Supreme Court ought to have considered section 430 of the Companies Act 2013 which states that civil court does not have jurisdiction to entertain any suit or proceeding in respect of any matter which the NCLT is empowered to determine. The issue of nomination under section 72 of the Companies Act 2013 therefore should have been ideally left to be decided by the NCLT and not the civil court. Conclusion Also, it is pertinent to mention that can one say the above decision is in rem to be binding on all the Companies and Legal heirs? Is there any legal issue determined by the Supreme Court in regard to the nomination under section 72 of the Companies Act? Unfortunately, our reading of the judgment says that the above judgment does not spell out the ratio decidendi? We are fortified of our views because of the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Shyama Rao Vs. Union Territory of Pondicherry which said “it is right to say that a decision is binding not because of its conclusion but in regard to ratio and principle laid down therein.” Applying the above principle, can it be said that the Hon’ble Supreme Court has laid down the ratio decidendi which led to the judgment in the Oswal case and therefore the ratio decidendi is also binding on all the stakeholders. But if the ratio decidendi is not clear where does one look into? Should one await the judgement of the civil court to be finally approved or disapproved by the Supreme Court? What is the ratio that one can look into from the judgement? Having gone to the extent of examining the differences in the scope of nomination under various Acts, the Supreme Court should not have fallen short of coming to a clear and conclusive decision on the scope of nomination under Section 72 of the Companies Act. In re Harper v. N.C.B.(C.A.) Lord Denning referred with approval to the observations of Lord Dunedin in Mostyn and laid down the four following propositions: “The first proposition is : We can only accept a line of reasoning which supports the actual decision of the House of Lords. By no possibility can we accept any reasoning which would show the decision itself to be wrong. The second proposition is that, if we can discover the reasoning on which the majority based their decision, then we should accept that as binding upon us. The third proposition is that, if we can discover the reasoning on which the minority base their decision, we should reject it. It must be wrong because it led them to the wrong result. The fourth proposition is that, if we cannot discover the reasoning on which the majority based their decision, we are not bound by it. We are free to adopt any reasoning which appears to us to be correct, so long as it supports the actual decision of the House. In our humble view, The Supreme Court in the Oswal case did not authoritatively decide the issue of nomination under Section 72 of the companies act which it could have done otherwise.Views are personal only.(P. Nagesh, Delhi based Advocate & Akshay Sharma, Final year Law Student, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi) Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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‘World’s Largest Peanut Boil’ underway in Luverne

first_img The World’s Largest Peanut Boil has changed greatly over the years. The peanuts were first boiled in wash pots, 40 pounds at a time. Now, they are boiled in vats, 720 pounds at time.But, no matter how they peanuts are boiled and no matter how long the lines or the wait, they are the best boiled goobers on the planet, said Faye Johns, of Montgomery.“We drive down to Luverne every year to get boiled peanuts,” she said. “These peanuts cannot be beaten. There’s something about the flavor. They are just the best boiled peanuts you’ll ever eat.”She bought enough for her own pleasure and a few bags to take to a friend who lives in Memphis, Tennessee. Johns believes, as many do, that the Crenshaw County Shriners’ peanuts do have a special flavor – flavor that comes when peanuts are boiled with love and a purpose. Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories Sponsored Content You Might Like Residents voice rural transportation needs Amy Minor, head nurse at Troy Regional Medical Center, has concerns about transportation to the hospital for patients without a… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day On Labor Day Weekend, all roads lead to the World’s Largest Peanut Boil in Luverne.But, those who wait until Labor Day to make the trek to the state’s Friendliest City just might be disappointed.The Crenshaw County Shrine Club will boil 30 tons of peanuts and parch another ton over the weekend, but based on past experience, that might not be enough goobers to last through Labor Day. Book Nook to reopen Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…center_img “We always hope to have enough peanuts to make it to Labor Day,” said Shriner Andy Compton. “We usually make it through Sunday but we have given out before Labor Day.”Some customers buy a bag or two while others “tote ’em out in sacks.”“The folks up at the highway department bought $800 worth and we were glad to sell ’em,” he said. “The Crenshaw County Shriners have been selling peanuts for 48 years and we are looking forward to our 50th year celebration.”Sibyl Dorsey stood watching the crowd of customers and eating peanuts like they were sugar candy. Email the author ‘World’s Largest Peanut Boil’ underway in Luverne By Jaine Treadwell “I was here that first year, when we boiled peanuts to help a burned child in the local area,” Dorsey said. “There was no club that year. We just all got together and dug the peanuts, picked them off by hand and boiled them in a wash tub. I don’t know how many peanuts we boiled, but nothing anywhere like today.”Glen Mothershed has been involved with the World’s Largest Peanut Boil for all 48 years. His specialty is parched peanuts, a ton or more of them each year.“One year, a lady from up north came and wanted roasted peanuts. Not parched. Roasted,” Mothershed said. “I just turned my back and put a big letter R on the bag and that made her happy.”Mothershed isn’t offended that boiled peanuts outsell his parched nuts by 29 tons.“The parched ones are just as good but they are hard and people don’t want to have to put forth effort to chew them,” he said, with a smile. By The Penny Hoarder Published 3:00 am Friday, August 31, 2018 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more

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Medical supplies seized from alleged price gouger to be distributed to hospitals

first_imgKameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of thousands of masks and other pieces of medical equipment seized from a Brooklyn man will be distributed to medical workers on the front lines treating novel coronavirus patients in New York and New Jersey, the Justice Department and Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.According to the DOJ, the equipment includes roughly 192,000 N95 respirator masks, nearly 600,000 medical gloves, 130,000 surgical masks, procedure masks, N100 masks, surgical gowns, disinfectant towels, particulate filters, bottles of hand sanitizer and disinfectant spray.Prosecutors say 43-year-old Baruch Feldheim hoarded the supplies in order to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis and was selling them to doctors and nurses at prices as much as 700% above market value.When FBI agents confronted Feldheim on Sunday about the sales, he allegedly coughed in their direction and told them he had coronavirus.Feldheim was charged with assault of a federal officer, as well as lying to investigators for allegedly deceiving them when they asked him about the equipment. Feldheim has not yet entered a plea to the charges and an attorney assigned to his defense did not immediately respond to a request for comment to ABC News on Thursday.According to HHS, Feldheim will be paid at market value for the equipment being distributed to the New Jersey Department of Health, the New York State Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.The quick distribution of the materials, which typically would be processed and held as evidence for longer period, was made possible after HHS invoked emergency authorities under the Defense Production Act.“If you are amassing critical medical equipment for the purpose of selling it at exorbitant prices, you can expect a knock at your door,” Attorney General William Barr said in a statement on the case.The DOJ is encouraging Americans who learn of hoarding or price gouging of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic to report it to the National Center for Disaster Fraud by dialing 1-866-720-5721 or email [email protected] Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG

first_imgvmargineanu/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(KENOSHA, Wis.) — Investigators in Wisconsin said Monday they are in the final stages of their probe of last month’s shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer, and that their report will be reviewed by an experienced third party.Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced that retired Madison Police Chief Noble Wray will analyze their report of the Aug. 23 incident and provide further input before any charges are made.“Noble Wray is a longtime Wisconsin resident and a widely respected retired Madison police chief who has extensive experience in law enforcement, including experience at the national level as a police reform specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice,” Kaul said in a statement about Wray, who is Black.Wray noted at a news conference that he was part of the investigation into the 2014 police shooting of Tamir Rice in Cleveland. He told reporters that he had seen the video of Blake’s shooting, calling it “graphic,” but said that he has not “pre-judged” the case.The report, from the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, will not include recommendations for charges against Officer Rusten Sheskey, who is accused of shooting Blake.“Chief Wray’s analysis will assist the district attorney in his review of the facts and their relationship with standard law enforcement practices as he makes a charging decision,” the attorney general’s office said in a statement.In video taken on Aug. 23, Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, was seen being shot seven times in the back by Sheskey, 31, who was one of a group of officers responding to a domestic violence call. An unidentified woman called 911 claiming her boyfriend was at her premises and not supposed to be there, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation. Footage of the incident showed the moments when Sheskey, who is white, shot Blake in the back.Investigators haven’t said if Blake was the subject of the complaint.Officers contend they tried to arrest Blake and used a Taser on him, but he walked to his car and tried to get into the driver’s seat. Ben Crump, an attorney representing Blake and his family, said the 29-year-old was helping to deescalate a domestic incident when police drew their weapons and used the Taser.Blake is paralyzed from the waist down and may never walk again, according to his family. All of the officers involved in the incident have been placed on administrative leave as investigators look into the situation, but as of Monday, no charges were announced against them.News of Blake’s shooting sparked more protests throughout the country against police violence and discrimination against the Black community. Demonstrations in Wisconsin turned deadly in Kenosha after a 17-year-old Illinois resident, who was armed with an assault rifle, allegedly fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and allegedly wounded Gaige Grosskreutz on Aug. 25.Kyle Rittenhouse was charged with homicide and is awaiting trial for the shootings, which were partially filmed by bystanders.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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RBS’ index scheme compares its HR staff with rivals

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. RBS’ index scheme compares its HR staff with rivalsOn 16 Oct 2001 in Personnel Today The Royal Bank of Scotland is piloting an HR benchmarking service that willhelp it measure the effectiveness of its HR function against its competitors’. HR Index has been launched by global professional services firm Andersen andHR consultancy group EP-First and allows users to access benchmarkingstatistics online or carry out a comparison of their own organisation. Greg Aitken, HR strategy development manager for RBS, said, “Theavailability of comprehensive and up-to-date benchmarking data plays animportant part in supporting our business. “As part of our HR measurement strategy, benchmarking helps usdemonstrate the link between effectiveness of human capital and the creation ofsuperior stakeholder returns. “HR Index will mean we can get instant access to reliable data from awide range of sources and we look forward to piloting this.” Brett Walsh, a partner at Andersen and head of the UK human capitalpractice, believes the index will help HR professionals measure their impact onbottom-line performance. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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HNLMS Eversten Medevacs Injured Seafarer to Seychelles

first_img HNLMS Eversten Medevacs Injured Seafarer to Seychelles View post tag: Naval March 25, 2014 View post tag: Eversten Share this article View post tag: Defense Back to overview,Home naval-today HNLMS Eversten Medevacs Injured Seafarer to Seychelles View post tag: Seafarer View post tag: Medevacs View post tag: Injured View post tag: Seychelles View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic View post tag: HNLMS View post tag: Defence HNLMS EVERSTEN IN PITCH-DARKOn Friday, 21 March 2014, HNLMS EVERTSEN delivered a badly injured civilian mariner to a Seychelles hospital after two days’ medical treatment at sea. The incident began Wednesday afternoon, when EVERTSEN received information that a crew member of the French fishing vessel BELOUVE was badly injured and unconscious after having been accidentally struck on the head by a large object. With no other ships in the vicinity, EVERTSEN was tasked by NATO’s counter-piracy task force commander (CTF-508) Rear Admiral Eugenio Diaz del Rio to approach the vessel and provide medical assistance. EVERTSEN reached BELOUVE early Thursday morning.Once on board BELOUVE, EVERTSEN’s doctor examined the injured mariner. After the mariner was confirmed as being in a stable condition, the Dutch Marines transported him to the warship. The injured mariner received further medical treatment from the medical team in the sickbay of EVERTSEN during transit to the Seychelles.“Sailors at sea have a duty to assist fellow mariners in need when able,” said Rear Admiral Diaz del Rio. “I am proud of the speed and professionalism displayed by EVERTSEN’s crew in responding to this medical emergency and getting the injured mariner to the hospital.”[mappress]Press Release, March 25, 2014, Image: NATO ACO last_img read more

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Elkhart County moves into the state’s COVID-19 Red category

first_img Pinterest Google+ Previous articleIndiana Democratic lawmakers calling for redistricting rulesNext articleIU School of Medicine looking for volunteers for COVI9-19 study Tommie Lee WhatsApp CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Facebook Twitter Google+ (Photo supplied/State Of Indiana) Elkhart County now has a 7-day positivity rate of 17.9% with 1,061 weekly cases per 100,000 residents. 311 new cases were reported Wednesday in Elkhart County, along with three new deaths.A record-setting pace is being set for cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in Elkhart County, and 54 residents have died in the past 30 days.Health officials are preparing new restrictions that could go into effect later this week. St. Joseph County remains in the orange category, and reported 271 new cases on Wednesday with 5 additional deaths. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Elkhart County moves into the state’s COVID-19 Red category By Tommie Lee – November 18, 2020 0 506 Pinterestlast_img read more

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Grocery price inflation stands at 0.2% as big four feel the squeeze

first_imgGrocery price inflation has fallen for the eleventh consecutive period, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.The report for the 12 weeks to 17 August reveals inflation to stand at just 0.2% – the lowest level since October 2006 when measurement began.Despite continued challenging market conditions, Asda, Waitrose and Farm Foods have peformed ahead of the market in terms of growth. Both Asda and Waitrose have boosted market share to 17.2% and 4.9% respectively cmpared with the same period last year.Asda has achieved growth through pushing its Price Lock strategy, which maintains low prices on everyday items, while Waitrose is running competitive offers on home delivery alongside offers for myWaitrose card users.Challenging marketThe remaining of the big four are feeling the squeeze as Tesco and Morrisons shares remain under pressure, while Sainsbury’s has suffered a small drop in share from 16.5% to 16.4% as its sales growth lags behind the market at 0.3%.Meanwhile, Aldi and Lidl have maintained their record shares of 4.8% and 3.6% respectively, mainly thanks to some 53% of households in the UK shopping at the discounters over the last 12 weeks.Edward Garner, director at Kantar Worldpanel, said: “Competitive pricing among the big grocers and deflation in the price of staple items such as vegetables, milk and bread has driven inflation down yet again.”This naturally impacts on the overall growth of the grocery market, which has fallen to a 10-year record low of 0.8%.”last_img read more

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Broadway’s On the Town Sets Final Performance Date

first_img Related Shows View Comments Twenty-four hours can go so fast. After struggling with low grosses for some time and receiving four 2015 Tony nominations but no awards on the big night, the Broadway revival of On the Town will play its final performance on September 6, the date incoming star Misty Copeland departs the production. At time of closing, the musical, which began performances on September 20, 2014, will have played 28 previews and 368 regular performances at the Lyric Theatre.First seen on Broadway in 1944, On the Town features music by Leonard Bernstein and a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It follows the adventures of three sailors on leave in New York City. Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Jerome Robbins, the musical’s toe-tapping numbers include “New York, New York,” “I Can Cook Too,” “Lonely Town” and “Some Other Time.”Directed by John Rando, the show stars Tony Yazbeck as Gabey, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Chip, Clyde Alves as Ozzie, Alysha Umphress as Hildy, Megan Fairchild as Ivy Smith, Elizabeth Stanley as Claire, Jackie Hoffman as Madame Dilly, Michael Rupert as Judge Pitkin and Allison Guinn as Lucy Schmeeler. New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin will step into Fairchild’s ballet shoes on August 11 and will play the role of Ivy through August 23. Copeland is scheduled for a limited engagement from August customers with tickets to canceled performances will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges. On the Town Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 6, 2015last_img read more

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Rise of an Industry

first_imgFor the future of mountain biking, George said she sees great hope in organizations like NICA and the availability of clinics to support the next generation of riders. “You’re developing this entire new crop of people that are finding camaraderie and friendship through the experience of mountain biking at a young age,” she said. “Not all of them will stick with it indefinitely, but I feel like we have this opportunity to create more people that love riding for the rest of their life. We need fresh blood in the sport. I’m excited to see where those kids take the sport.” A.T. Thru Hiker Warren Doyle (center) As for where trail running is headed in the next few years, Affuso said a lot will depend on how the pandemic unfolds in the coming months. “I think some people are more leery to engage in large group activities,” she said. “Many of the trail runs that we customarily do have been canceled. We’re still in that wait and see pattern. Hopefully this pandemic will pass us by next year and 2021 will be the big year of trail running. I think even more people will come out, especially after the popularity of the virtual races.”  Although it is a beloved trail for a reason, East Coast hiking is more than the A.T. Long-distance trails like the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and Pinhoti Trail have been built up and seen an influx of visitors. Rail trails have exploded in popularity, from the C&O Canal and Virginia Creeper Trail to local multi-use greenways accessible for the whole family. There’s been a renewed interest in trails connecting communities, from 20-mile trails between towns to the East Coast Greenway connecting Florida to Maine.   In addition to a growing number of trails, Affuso said social media has helped pave the way for more people to call themselves trail runners. “I think social media has given women and girls more opportunities to have their voices heard and their stories told,” she said. “I see it as shifting the social norms of what women, girls, and people of color are actually doing in the real world versus what may be represented in other types of media.” As mountain biking has emerged from a fringe sport, organizations across the region have worked to open up access to mountain bikers. “I think people overall, including government and landowners, have realized the value of having trails near where people live so they can get outside,” George said. “You see a lot of people now will look to purchase a house near public land that offers access. That’s a selling point now.” In tandem, we’ve seen the rise of professional trail builders who are making the trails more sustainable and better for riding. Kayaker Emily Jackson in a Jackson Kayak, a company started by her father, Eric. Photo by Nick Troutman Growth of Trails: The A.T. and Beyond Olivia Affuso competes in the Yeti 100 in Virginia. Photo by Halley Burleson The way that mountain bikers race has also evolved as bikes are built to handle different terrain. “Over time, we’ve seen styles of racing come and go,” George said. “For a period of time, 24-hour races were the thing to do. Everybody did at least one or two a year. There are not many 24-hour races left. More recently, Enduro racing has become more popular. It seems like every so many years, we get a new discipline, it becomes popular, people love it, and then it wanes. I think throughout that whole period you still have people that just go out and ride their bike in the woods. You don’t have to race to be a mountain biker.”  Part of that interest can be attributed to the 2020 Olympics, now rescheduled for 2021, as the first year climbing would be included as a sport. “That alone started an international increase in demand for climbing facilities,” Wu said. “Gym competitions specifically are going to be an even bigger part of the funding as far as the amount of money a country puts in their athletic system.”  As with other outdoor recreation activities, the internet has changed how paddlers are able to get information and get out on the water. “There are databases now just filled with all that information, particularly American Whitewater,” Jackson said. “They have the put-ins and take-outs and rapid descriptions for just about every run in the U.S. and everyone can access it. So, you don’t have to buy a guidebook per region that was written in whatever year that changes constantly.”  As more state and local leaders see the value in building trails close to home, Affuso said communities need to think of access beyond the open space available and number of trails built. “I don’t think there’s been as much attention paid to people’s perception of safety in those spaces,” she said. “Safety isn’t always about crime. Safety is, am I going to be okay if I go into this space by myself. That might mean one thing for a woman but something different for a person of color. Do I belong in this space and will people perceive that I belong in this space, or will they come after me because I represent a certain stereotype in their mind?”  With trails seeing an increase in visitors during this time, local trails will be key in keeping people engaged with the outdoors and accessible for all.   Cover Photo: Ben Wu climbs Indecent Exposure on Table Rock in Linville Gorge, N.C. Photo by Natalie Sheffield When Starr Nolan first got into fly fishing, it wasn’t unusual for her to be the only woman at her local Trout Unlimited meetings. “It was kind of what I was used to,” she said. Now there are a few more women in the room, and gear companies are slowly introducing clothing for women. “When I first started, you had to make do with men’s sizes,” Nolan said. “Now almost every company has a line of woman’s gear. It’s not nearly as extensive as the men’s gear. Strangely enough, it’s in these weird colors. As if women don’t seriously go fly fishing, the women’s gear has bright pink or blue on it and the men’s gear is all camo. There are these strange little suggestions within the fashion world.” Still, gear companies are getting there. In addition to more specialized equipment, including PFDs and helmets, the comfort of the boats has changed dramatically due to new designs. As a kid, Jackson remembers paddlers putting beer koozies on their feet because they couldn’t fit into their kayak with shoes on. “A lot of respect for the paddlers of the 90s that dealt with a lot of things that we simply don’t have to deal with anymore,” Jackson said. “Being uncomfortable was a big part of it. Some people quit kayaking just due to having back pain and trouble with their feet or their legs. And that isn’t a factor anymore.”  Nolan sees the future of fly fishing as a much more diverse and welcoming activity. “Fly fishing has historically been a white, male sport,” she said. “I would like the fly fishing world to be open to diversity, whatever that might have to look like. As with being the single female in the room full of men, it’s been one person of color or no people of color for an equally long time. I would really like for the fly fishing world to take a look at that. How can we make this wonderful opportunity and sport available, open, and welcoming to everybody?”  A Specialized Sport  Coming from a paddling family, whitewater kayaker Emily Jackson got her start at a young age. The two-time World Freestyle Champion and member of the U.S. Freestyle Team said paddlers today really associate with what they are doing more than ever before. “Even just saying ‘I’m a whitewater kayaker,’ when you ask most people, it’s kind of blanketing a few different things,” Jackson said. “What do you like to do in your kayak, oh freestyle kayak, oh I’m a creeker, oh I’m a river runner. With that, the people marketing and building the gear have recognized that people really like to associate themselves with a certain niche of paddlers.” As the owner of Brookside Guides and executive director of Casting Carolinas, Nolan specializes in teaching new anglers the ways of the water. “To really be adequate at fly fishing means you’re a learner,” she said. “You want to learn a little bit more about the stream insects, how you pick a different fly, the water, the currents, and how to think like a trout. For people who are really into that learning process and knowing that every single time that you step in that water, it’s going to be different.”  Blue Ridge Athletes and Experts Discuss the Evolution of Outdoor Recreation  Cast Away With the growth in local trails that you no longer need to drive hours to reach came an increased interest in trail running. Ultrarunner and running coach Olivia Affuso experienced that infrastructure development in her local trail running community as Birmingham, Ala., built up trails close to the city. “We’ve seen a lot of growth in the trail running community in the past 10 years,” she said. “Just so many more people coming into it and the variety of races. There are lots of race series that start with a three-mile run. That opens up more opportunities for people who are maybe a little less crazy than the ultra-endurance athletes.”  Looking to the future, Jackson said she wants to see the paddling community focus more on the mental and physical benefits that come from being on the water rather than just the extreme side of the sport. Sue George goes for a ride in the mountains. Photo by Tomi McMillar. Building Better Bikes  In the last five years alone, Ben Wu, a guide for Fox Mountain Guides, said climbing has gone almost mainstream. “I’ve noticed a tremendous increase in the crowds at the crag and in the number of gyms nationwide, worldwide,” he said. “People are flooding the climbing industry.” Sue George has been involved with just about every aspect of mountain biking since the early 80s. She competed nationally and internationally as a member of the U.S. National Cycling Team, wrote articles as an editor at, and now serves as vice president at “If you ride a bike from 25 years ago and try to take it out on the trail now, you’re like, how did I do this?” George said. “It’s such a different experience. The suspension has changed, the shocks have changed, the geometry has changed, wheel size has changed. You can confidently go down something and know your brakes are going to work well and stop you. It’s really changed what you can ride and what you can enjoy riding over time. Things that you would have previously had to walk or hike a bike become rideable and become fun challenges.” Since Doyle’s first thru-hike, lightweight has been the name of the game as gear companies compete to produce the lightest gear for outdoor enthusiasts to help keep their pack weight down. But despite the push to have the latest and greatest, Doyle, founder of the Appalachian Trail Institute, says your gear won’t ultimately get you to the end of the 2,190-mile trail. “Your mental fortitude is the thing that’s going to get you to Katahdin, not your things,” he said. “The trail has not changed. It may be a hundred miles longer than it used to be, but it hasn’t changed. What you need to go from Georgia to Maine, if that’s what you do and that’s what you want, it becomes a task. And there are universal truths to accomplishing that task. And it’s not tied into equipment.”  Warren Doyle thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail for the first time in 1969. Since then, he has hiked the entirety of the famous trail 18 times while watching the rise of the outdoor adventure industry. “There used to not be much commerciality out there,” Doyle said. “It wasn’t much of an industry, and there weren’t that many jobs in the outdoors. There weren’t any hostels or shuttles. It was all about the mountain you slept on top of.”  While it might be easier to get out on the water with all of the information online, Jackson said the damming of rivers has changed many wild whitewater runs. “Some of my favorite runs are nonexistent now,” she said. “Whole entire sections of rivers are just disappearing. I’ve noticed that more so now in the last few years than before. It could have been happening before just as much and I wasn’t aware. I would say that that has been the biggest eye opener for me as far as access to waterways. They’re all underwater.” Organizations like the Southeastern Climbers Coalition, Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition, and Carolina Climber’s Coalition are working to expand access to rock climbing and bouldering spots in the region by purchasing land or facilitating climbing agreements with other land managers to keep crags open as more climbers are wanting to get outside. Wu said the transition from gym to crag does call for some training to minimize risk. “We’ve already seen more accidents because of newcomers trying to get outside too early without the proper guidance,” he said. See You at the Crag  The future of rock climbing and bouldering will depend on climbers maintaining access to climbing areas. Wu said he is watching areas where climbers might be shut out, especially the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. In the years since she started her business, Nolan said the guiding side of the industry has taken off. “For a good number of years, there were maybe a handful of us that were in the mix,” she said. “More people got interested in fly fishing, more people decided to try to make a living guiding, and that part really blossomed. The competition is now pretty steep out there.” “We don’t promote the bunny slope,” she said. “So, when people think about whitewater kayaking, they’re often thinking about what they saw on the Today Show of someone running a 200-foot waterfall, versus just people getting outside and having a really good time on the water.”  “I’m hoping that this boom in the climbing industry is also going to transfer to a more widespread acceptance of guiding culture. In the U.S., there’s this mentality that as an individual you can figure all of this stuff out on your own. That mentality leads to a lot of accidents.” From coastal marshes to serene mountain lakes, paddling the Blue Ridge doesn’t have to be all about Class V whitewater.   Today, outdoor recreation is a multi-billion-dollar industry, accounting for 2.2 percent of the U.S. GDP, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Races have come and gone. New fastest known time records have been set. Important wilderness areas have been protected while others have been lost to development. Virginia and North Carolina created offices of outdoor recreation. And, no matter where you look in the outdoor industry, it is undeniable the impact technology and social media have had on recreation. We caught up with athletes and adventurers to find out how outdoor recreation has evolved over the last 25 years.  “Ecosports are here to stay,” then editor John Blackburn declared in the inaugural issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors. When the magazine first went to press 25 years ago, a year before I was born, the publication was focused on outdoor recreation spots around Charlottesville, Va. Since then, we’ve seen Blackburn’s statement ring true as the magazine expanded to cover the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. last_img read more

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Go make a difference

first_imgThis past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the confirmation of my grandson Christopher. Milestones in a young person’s life are very important and ones which involve a person’s faith are even more so.The ceremony was beautiful. The presiding Bishop, the most reverend Francis Kane, eloquently spoke to the 127 conferments as a group and individually as he administered the sacrament to each of them.The ceremony was filled with prayer and song and it was the words of one those songs that I thought were most inspiring and held true for not only the young people in attendance, but for everyone.The title of the song is Go Make a Difference. It is uplifting, energizing and true.“Go make a difference. We can make a difference. Go make a difference in the world”.“We are the light of the world, not to be hidden but to be seen. Go make a difference in the world. We are the spirit of hope, we are the voice of peace. Go make a difference in the world”.Having been involved with credit unions in some way my entire professional life; I find that I relate events life events to the industry and with the people in it. I do so because I have always felt that the people who work in credit unions every day are some of the most dedicated in the financial services industry. They are people who continually make a difference in others lives.Whenever a member enters their credit union they do so with the belief that they will be given outstanding service and shown individual attention to whatever their needs are. It is important that the staff at that credit union that must realize that how they treat their members, the service that they give them, the advice that they provide and the experience of the visit can forever make a difference in that member’s life.The message I believe that was conveyed in the words of that song, to my grandson, the other young adults who were there with him, everyone else in attendance along with everyone who reads them, is one of hope and confidence. A message to inspire and make one realize that everyone, people in all walks of life, can make a difference. The light that you bring to your life and to others must shine and not be hidden. Everyone has the ability, by their actions and deeds, to have a lasting impact on everyone who surrounds or comes in contact with them.Never doubt your abilities or potential to make a difference.You can make a difference.Go make a difference. 10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Michael Fryzel Michael Fryzel is the former Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration and is now a financial services consultant and government affairs attorney in Chicago. He can be reached at … Detailslast_img read more

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The pros and cons of spring

first_img 34SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: Details Spring means baseball and grilling out. Those two reasons alone are pretty much all I need to justify my belief that spring is the best. If you’re thinking that I once said “fall is the best,” I probably did, but we’re not talking about fall so let’s move on. All seasons have their ups and downs, so let’s focus on the pros and cons of spring…PRO: We get to finally be social again. I met most of my neighbors when I moved into my new house last spring, but then cold weather eventually hit and now I can’t remember any of their names. I need to start writing this stuff down. I did binge watch quite a few tv shows during that time though (and my Tigers won the natty!), but that’s more of pro for winter. Anyway, the point is fresh air and conversations are good for the soul, so soak it up while you can. If you live anywhere near the same latitude as I do, summer will probably come early and it’ll then be too hot to do anything outside.CON: Pollen is the worst. If pollen was a person, they’d be shunned. I cut my grass for the first time two weeks ago and then was basically a zombie for the next two days. Side note: If you’re one of those people who believes in switching up your allergy medication so that your body doesn’t get used to a certain brand, don’t switch in April-May. Huge mistake. You’ll regret it more than that time you bought sushi at a 7-Eleven.PRO: It’s truly the best time to get in shape. A lot of people enjoy making their New Year’s Resolutions every year, but if your resolution is running, it’s destined to fail unless you have a treadmill or a gym membership. If you’d prefer to strap on your Nikes and run around your neighborhood, you’re more likely to succeed if you want until the weather is nice. Try 7pm on a spring evening. It’s good stuff.CON: THERE ARE NO OTHER CONS. Spring is awesome! Did I mention baseball and grilling out? Okay yard work isn’t my favorite, but it’s way worse in the summer so we won’t harp on that right now. Enjoy the rest of your spring!last_img read more

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Service-profit chain guides member service

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Stuart R. Levine Founded in 1996, Stuart Levine & Associates LLC is an international strategic planning and leadership development company with focus on adding member value by strengthening corporate culture.SL&A … Web: Details HBR’s classic article, “Putting the Service-Profit Chain to Work”, first published in 1994, had a profound impact on my thinking about the fundamental drivers of business success. Employee satisfaction and empowerment directly impact the member experience and, of course, the member’s actions determine financial success. The article is as fresh and relevant today and applicable to your credit union’s business as when it was written 25 years ago. In the intervening years, volumes of data have been collected and analyzed that support the themes of the article. The service-profit-chain describes the interconnected relationships that create financial results. Simply stated: 1. Customer loyalty drives profitability and growth. 2. Customer satisfaction drives customer loyalty. 3. Value drives customer satisfaction. 4. Employee productivity drives value. 5. Employee loyalty drives productivity. 6. Employee satisfaction drives loyalty. And, 7. Internal quality drives employee satisfaction.Senior management puts the chain to work when it concentrates on the quality of the work environment, i.e., its organization’s culture as much as on financial measures. Management focuses on the employees and commits to invest in their people. Listening, learning and collecting data are fundamental as management seeks to understand how employees feel about their work, their colleagues, and the organization. Management actively uses what they learn to take action that drives employee satisfaction and engagement. Management is aware of the importance of each employee, each member, and the interactions between them.Employees are most engaged when they operate in an atmosphere of respect and sense that they have opportunities to learn, improve, grow, and add depth to their work. They are engaged when they have management’s attention and the company provides the technological and knowledge-based tools that they need to succeed. They are engaged when they feel empowered to make things right for members, colleagues and themselves. These aspects of a healthy culture drive employee loyalty, which in turn triggers the other links in the chain – employee productivity, leading to creating value for the customer, resulting in satisfied members, whose loyalty builds. For your credit union member, loyalty means member retention, repeat business, and their referrals.Millennials now represent about half of the labor force, and they are particularly attuned to organizational values, the organizational climate, and opportunities for learning and growth. Moreover, they are more likely to vote with their feet when they feel they are not in an environment where their aims, objectives and ambitions are addressed in their conversations with management. Gallup reports that they are more than three times as likely than non-millennials to change jobs. For this group in particular, loyalty and retention arise from their empowerment and autonomy in driving value for the member. Your credit union has the power to sustain a culture that inspires employee engagement and loyalty and harnesses their desire to serve your credit union’s members. High quality member service matters in inspiring member loyalty, and profit and growth are driven by it. Your credit union’s success increases when your most loyal members become “apostles”, committing their business to your credit union and spreading the word of excellent service.last_img read more

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PREMIUMSouth Korea to open consulate in Bali in mid-2020

first_imgForgot Password ? Linkedin Log in with your social account Facebook LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here South-Korea South-Korean-visa bilateral-relations Consulate-General For some foreigners living in Indonesia, getting consular services from their country’s mission might be burdensome even if they have been living in the country for years, as there are limited services available.This is especially true for those who do not reside in the capital or other big cities.This kind of inconvenience was faced by Joo, 26, a South Korean citizen who has spent most of her life in Indonesia. She and her family moved to Indonesia when she was 2 months old and they lived in Bali until she was 18.“I had to go to Jakarta or South Korea to extend or register for a new passport [while still living in Bali],” Joo told The Jakarta Post recently, explaining the challenges she had to overcome due to the absence of a South Korean mission on the island.However, such struggles might go away if the South Korean government’s plan to open a co… Topics : Googlelast_img read more

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Wilfried Zaha opens door to ‘amazing’ Arsenal transfer

first_img Comment Wilfried Zaha wanted to join Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has opened the door to a move to Arsenal after admitting it was ‘amazing’ to hear of the Gunners’ interest last summer.The Ivory Coast forward was heavily linked to a move to the Emirates last summer but Palace were unhappy with Arsenal’s valuation of Zaha and turned down two bids in the region of £40m for the winger.Peculiarly, Arsenal signed Nicolas Pepe for £72m after failing to come to an agreement with Palace and Zaha stayed at Selhurst Park against his wishes after failing to land a move to Everton late on in the window.AdvertisementAdvertisementZaha’s failed to recapture his form this term but Palace are unlikely to demand the £75m they were demanding 12 months ago if clubs come calling this summer.ADVERTISEMENTAnd the winger has appeared to open the door to an offer from Arsenal by admitting it was ‘amazing’ to hear off their interest and that he’s desperate to win trophies. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 7 Jun 2020 6:47 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link15.7kShares Wilfried Zaha opens door to ‘amazing’ Arsenal transfer Zaha was keen on leaving Crystal Palace last summer (Picture: Getty)‘It was nice. Supporting them and having them wanting you at the same time, leaves you thinking: ‘this is amazing’,’ Zaha told Rio Ferdinand. ‘But things never worked out so you just have to move on as quickly as possible. I was thinking this may happen and my family was saying ‘wow it’s Arsenal,’ but yeah it just didn’t work out.‘I’m 27, trophies is what it’s all about. If there’s opportunities for me to win trophies then 100 per cent’.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHowever, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is set to be handed a modest budget this summer and that could be impacted further if the club fail to qualify for the Champions League.The Spaniard’s primary objective is dealing with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s future.The Gabon international has less than 13 months to run on his deal at the club and he’s intimated that he will not sign a new deal.Arsenal must therefore decide if they’re to cash in on the forward this summer or allow him to walk away on a free in 2021.MORE: Anthony Joshua speaks out on knee injury after attending Black Lives Matter protest on crutches Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

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Voting in PA: Absentee Ballots 101

first_imgVoting in PA: Absentee Ballots 101 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter By: J.J. Abbott and Darwin Paz October 20, 2016 Innovation,  The Blog,  Voting & Elections If you are unable to attend your polling place in person on Election Day, you may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. You must be already registered to vote to receive an absentee ballot.If you’re unsure, confirm your registration.Here is a straightforward guide on how to find out if you’re eligible to vote absentee and how to apply for an absentee ballot.Who can vote by absentee ballot?A voter needs to have a reason or an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. People who may vote by absentee ballot include:College students.People whose work or vacation take them away from the municipality where they live.People with a physical disability or illness that prevents them from going to the polling place.Members of the military.People who may have a conflict due to the celebration of a religious holiday.Get an absentee ballot mailed to youIf you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day for one of the reasons listed above, there are now multiple ways to apply for an absentee ballot.Apply OnlineRegistered voters can now apply online for an absentee ballot with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D. from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDot).Note: This option will be available to military and voters overseas by 2020. Until then, military and overseas voters who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day can apply for an absentee ballot by mail.Apply by MailDownload and complete a paper absentee ballot application. Be sure to mark the reason why you cannot get to the polling place on election day.Mail your completed absentee ballot application to your county election office. Try to have it mailed by October 18.Apply in PersonStop by your county election office to apply in person.You received your absentee ballot, now what?Fill out your ballot.Once complete, place your ballot in the secrecy envelope and then put the secrecy envelope into the official envelope.Note: Be sure to sign the form, or your ballot may not count.Mail your completed absentee ballot to your county election office. Try to have it mailed by October 25.Deadlines to keep in mind for the November 5 election:In order to make sure you can get your ballot mailed to you and submitted in time, take these steps as soon as possible.October 18: Suggested deadline to mail absentee ballot applications.October 25: Suggested deadline to mail voted absentee ballot.October 29 at 5 p.m:  Deadline for your county election office to receive your absentee application — whether applying online or by mail.November 1 at 5 p.m: Deadline for your county election office to receive your filled out voted absentee ballot.Note: Postmarks do not mean “received.”To learn more about military and overseas voter options or how to apply for an Emergency Absentee Ballot, visit the Voting by Absentee Ballot webpage by Department of State.If you have any questions, you can also contact the Department of State by phone (1-877-VOTESPA).last_img read more

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UK Interserve scheme agrees £300m buy-in with Aviva

first_imgInterserve, a FTSE 250 company, previously used a portfolio of private finance initiatives (PFIs) as contingent assets to address a deficit within the defined benefit scheme, part of which were sold to the Pensions Infrastructure Platform in April.The buy-in was completed after a competitive tender process, with consultancy LCP and Sacker & Partners acting as advisor to the trustee.Trapnell added: “This transaction represents a significant risk reduction step for the Interserve Pension Scheme, reducing funding volatility and providing additional protection for all our members’ benefits.”Emma Watkins, partner at LCP added that the use of a “tried and tested” buy-in procedure allowed terms and pricing to be negotiated within four months of the trustee formally approaching insurers.Aviva’s director of bulk purchase annuities Nick Johnson said the firm was increasingly seeing mid-size bulk annuity agreements “being dealt with in a streamlined way, similar to smaller deals”.In April, in the wake of a UK government decision to scrap forced annuitisation of individual defined contribution pension pots, IPE reported that Aviva would be more aggressively pursuing bulk annuity deals.The deal follows the announcement of two larger transactions yesterday, with the Western United Group Pension Scheme agreeing a £280m de-risking deal with Rothesay Life and the PGL Pension Scheme agreeing a £900m longevity swap.The UK regulator earlier this week also settled a long-running dispute with the estate of Lehman Brothers, agreeing to a £184m settlement that would allow the underfunded scheme to pursue a buyout. The Interserve Pension Scheme has completed a £300m (€375m) buy-in of its pensioner liabilities, with Aviva insuring the risk.The deal will cover around 35% of the fund’s liabilities, according to a joint statement from the sponsor and insurance company, with chairman of the trustee David Trapnell praising the “significant” reduction in risk achieved.At £300m and the insurer’s largest bulk contract since 2008, the deal highlights Aviva’s turnaround within the bulk annuity space and exceeds its desired limit of individual arrangements.Despite previously being a large market player, it set a £50m cap on individual deals, before raising this to £200m in the wake of this year’s Budget.last_img read more

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Batesville uses Belterra funds for Vets recognition program

first_imgBatesville, In. — Batesville common council approved a Belterra grant for a “Veteran’s Banner Program” similar to the “Portals of the Past” program. The program will be available this year and is free to the family of any service member.Director of community development Steven Harmeyer explains there will be a total of 55 banners situated in a walking pattern in downtown. The banners will be displayed between Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day and in some cases for multiple seasons.Applications will be reviewed by a nomination committee on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information email [email protected] or call 812-933-6116.-0-last_img read more

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Eagles could be set to land Pardew

first_imgAlan Pardew could be on the verge of bringing his tumultuous four-year-old reign on Tyneside to an end and agreeing terms to take over as the new manager of Crystal Palace. Press Association Pardew made 128 appearances for Palace between 1988 and 1991 and scored the winning goal in his side’s famous FA Cup final win over Liverpool in 1990. Despite a mounting campaign for his dismissal from a large section of Newcastle supporters, Pardew retained the faith of Magpies owner Mike Ashley and guided them to ninth place in the Premier League table. But with relations with the fans still strained and little prospect of major investment in the January transfer window, it is easy to see why Pardew may have been tempted by the vacancy at Selhurst Park. And the 53-year-old stoked the speculation over his future by failing to attend the post-match press conference following his side’s 3-2 win over Everton on Sunday. Pardew is scheduled to host his regular pre-match press conference ahead of the visit of Burnley at Newcastle’s training ground on Tuesday afternoon – at around the same time Palace preview their next match against Aston Villa. However, Palace chairman Steve Parish may act swiftly following the departure of Neil Warnock, with Keith Millen taking charge in a caretaker capacity for the second time. Millen made clear his desire to be considered for the position after Sunday’s goalless draw at QPR when he said: “I’m ready for it. “I think the players respect me. I’ve done it enough times, I’ve managed before and I enjoy working for the club. Several leading bookmakers suspended betting on the next Premier League manager to leave his post on Monday after reports that Palace have agreed compensation terms with Newcastle. Neither club has been willing to confirm suggestions that the Eagles will pay £2million to land Pardew, who still has five years left on his St James’ Park contract. “The chairman may feel he needs more experience or wants to see what names are available because it’s a vital time now.” Reports in Australia claimed Palace had also approached former Palace defender Tony Popovic – currently in charge of Western Sydney Wanderers – about the job, while Tim Sherwood, Chris Hughton and former boss Tony Pulis have also been mentioned in connection with the vacancy. The draw at QPR saw Palace drop into the relegation zone ahead of the trip to Villa on New Year’s Day. Defender Joel Ward has insisted the players cannot afford to let the managerial issue become a distraction from their fight for survival. “We’ve been in this situation before on various different occasions and we’ve just got to get on with the job at hand, focus on the games and not let it affect us,” Ward said. “The main focus is to pick up points and to stay in the Premier League. That is all we are going to focus on. “I’m not going to comment on anything else about the decision that has been made. “The expectations after last season are high. We set our bar high and we want to get back to that.” Mile Jedinak has been one of his side’s star performers so far this term but the Eagles captain will miss the Villa match as he departs to play for Australia in the Asia Cup. Jedinak believes his team-mates will give their all while Millen is in charge and admits it would be best for all concerned if a new manager is appointed as soon as possible. “Of course we would like to see someone appointed quickly but we’ve been in this position a few times before and we know that decisions can’t always be made straight away,” Jedinak said. “Whatever that decision is you need to respect it and until then you keep working hard for each other, for Keith, for everyone else involved so that when someone else does come in it’s business as usual and we can keep that ball rolling.” last_img read more

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Hassan looking for improved performances come April 2

first_imgAN improved performance in the sport and street tuner class is what competitor Azad Hassan is looking for, come April 2, when the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) stages its first National Race of Champions.Speaking to Chronicle Sport, the driver indicated, “Nothing has been done yet since last November race meeting. However, my chief mechanic indicated to me that he would like to get the car balanced and at the same time shed some weight as the car is about 60lb over the required weight.He added, “There are some points that I need to work on to get faster. That will be done before the race meeting.”He says he plans to get the jump on the competition and utilise what he has been taught by renowned Trinidadian driver Tanko Baboolall.“I am looking forward for the competition as they are talented drivers in my group and I am hoping for a repeat of last November race meeting,” he added.His car is sponsored by GUYOIL, Buddys Entertainment Complex, Toucan Industries, Marvex Bleach, Twins Manufacturing, Leon Dorado Int’l Hotel and is being prepared by Emran & Raymond Automotive Services under theTEAM ER RACING”Meanwhile, the event’s sponsors include Ansa McAl through the STAG Beer brand, ExxonMobil, Fly Jamaica, Seaboard Marine, Tony’s Auto Spares, Japarts, Choke Gas Station, CARICOM Auto Sales, E Networks, S. Jagmohan Hardware Supplies, Truck Masters and Jialing.last_img read more

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Season will start and end with Cody Kessler

first_imgQuarterback. The only position that can bring about devout praise and unheralded hate in a single game. Every team, no matter the conference, surrounding players or level (pro or amateur), starts and ends with the quarterback. If you don’t believe me, just look at Alabama and LSU last year. Two stacked teams at every position besides quarterback.This season will be no different for the Trojans. The team will rise and fall depending on the performance of senior quarterback Cody Kessler.I know what you’re all thinking. Kessler was fantastic last season, putting up numbers that not even Heisman winners Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart could reach.And yes, on paper Kessler looked amazing, completing nearly 70 percent of his passes en route to 3,826 yards, 39 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Kessler led the Power 5 conferences in completion rate and trailed only Heisman winner Marcus Mariota in touchdowns.To say the least, Kessler had a pretty phenomenal year. The problem? His team went 9-4, lost two games in the final minutes and got steamrolled by UCLA for a third consecutive year.If you dive into Kessler’s numbers from last year, you’ll notice a disturbing trend. Against teams ranked outside the Top 25, Kessler put up video game-like numbers. Against top ranked teams, though, not so much.For example, in games against Fresno State, Boston College, Oregon State, Colorado, Washington State, Cal and Notre Dame — all non-ranked teams at the time — Kessler threw for 2,434 yards, 32 touchdowns and just one interception.  Pretty amazing to say the least.Now in games against Stanford, Arizona, Arizona State, Utah and UCLA — much better competition — Kessler managed just 1,071 yards (214 yards per game), four touchdowns and three interceptions. USC went 2-3 in these games, but it could have been 0-5 if Stanford had scored one of their 10 possessions inside USC’s 10-yard line and Arizona hadn’t missed a last-minute field goal.Many will come to Kessler’s defense and claim the scholarship reductions severely hurt USC in the fourth quarter of games. While this may be true, against both Arizona State and Utah, the Trojans had the ball with a chance to seal the game with a first down. In both situations the Trojans failed to convert and lost in the final seconds.Though Kessler had a monster year statistically, the jury is still out on whether or not he can follow in the footsteps of those before him and become the next great Trojan quarterback.The losses of Nelson Agholor and Buck Allen to the NFL will hurt Kessler, but the pieces still surrounding him should pick up the slack. Sophomore wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and redshirt sophomore Steven Mitchell are both another year older and junior wide out Darreus Rogers have made strides throughout camp. The threat of sophomore cornerback Adoree’ Jackson should also open things up for Kessler down the field.Kessler has the benefit of sitting behind one of the most experienced offensive lines the Trojans have had in years. The Trojans return most of their offensive line, including preseason All-American Max Tuerk.After somehow flying under the radar all of last season, Kessler now has the spotlight shining directly on him. ESPN rankedKessler third in their pre-season Heisman watch and named the senior quarterback to the preseason All-Pac-12 team.If Kessler manages to lead the Trojans through the first half of the season undefeated, that spotlight will only grow. It will be interesting to see how the humble star out of Bakersfield responds once the lights are all on him.It may be unfair to put all the pressure on Kessler, but when you play quarterback for the University of Southern California that’s the reality. Injuries, coaching and luck will all play a major factor this season, but it will all come back to Kessler.If the Trojans go undefeated, Kessler is a hero. If they go 9-4 again, Kessler is just another quarterback, even if he puts up ridiculous numbers once again.Honestly, I believe Kessler has the ability to lead the Trojans to a Pac-12 title and an appearance in the College Football Playoff. All of the pieces are there for this to be a successful season and Kessler has shown tremendous growth since he took over the starting job midway through the 2013 season.The sanctions are over. Sarkisian is in year two. The Trojans have depth on both sides of the ball for the first time in years. Jackson is a star in the making.All that’s left is for Kessler to lead us back to the promised land.Nick Barbarino is a senior majoring in business administration. His column “Beyond the Arc” runs Thursdays.last_img read more

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Baseball finishes season last in Pac-12

first_imgUSC baseball fought hard this weekend in the team’s final three games of the season, but in the end the Trojans came home with its eighth straight Pac-12 series defeat, finishing the year with a 21-34 record after dropping two of three against Washington. Entering this weekend’s games, the Trojans had not won a conference series since late March. Playing with nothing to lose appeared to suit them, however, as they looked loose and ready to battle in the first game in Seattle on Thursday. Opening the game with a lead-off home run from sophomore Lars Nootbaar, USC scored nine runs in the first two innings. Huskies starting pitcher Chris Micheles was yanked into the dugout before he could even record his first out. But despite the early offensive outburst, the Trojans were unable to sustain that offensive level, ultimately plating just one more run for the remainder of the game. Meanwhile, Washington also put on a hitting clinic early on, scoring six runs in the second inning. In the end, the Huskies bested USC 11-10 in a wild shootout. The Trojans continued their groove at the plate on Friday, totaling 15 hits and a season-high four home runs. Nootbaar turned in what was likely his best game of the season, as he went 4 for 5 with 3 RBI and a home run. He finished just a double shy of hitting for the cycle. Given the way Thursday’s and many other games this season have ended, USC’s lead didn’t exactly feel safe heading into the late innings. The Trojans were hopeful that their bullpen could preserve a much-needed victory, however, and sophomore pitchers CJ Stubbs and Solomon Bates provided just enough support from the mound to allow USC to tie the series with a 9-6 win. With each team trading blows and plenty of hits over the course of the series, the Trojans and Huskies prepared for a rubber game on Saturday that would double as the season finale for both teams. Unlike in the previous two contests, this time the Trojans struggled at the plate starting the game. They managed one run in the third inning off an RBI single from sophomore Brandon Perez, but the team then fell into a large deficit when Washington scored five runs across the fourth and fifth innings. Down 6-1 in the eighth inning, USC’s veterans tried to rally for one last win to cap the season. Senior Cris Perez ended the team’s scoring drought with an RBI single, and senior Corey Dempster crushed a double to center field that sent redshirt junior Frankie Rios home from second. Dempster then scored off of a throwing error. Suddenly, the Trojans were only down 6-4 with one more inning to play. However, USC was not able to continue its late-game rally. Washington plated an important insurance run off of a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the eighth inning, extending its lead to three runs. In the top of the ninth, freshman Brady Shockey led off the inning with a single, but any hope for another high-scoring frame ended when Nootbaar grounded into a double play. After the loss to Washington, the Trojans finish the season last place in the Pac-12 (8-22 in conference play), a disappointing result for fifth-year head coach Dan Hubbs.last_img read more

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Killorn scores twice, Lightning come back to beat Sabres 6-4

first_img Associated Press Television News COMMENT WATCH US LIVE Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli each added a goal and an assist, Kevin Shattenkirk also scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 18 shots as the Lightning opened a four-game road trip with their 12th consecutive win against an Atlantic Division opponent.Conor Sheary had a goal and two assists, and Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for Buffalo. The Sabres also got goals from Jack Eichel and Jimmy Vesey in losing their fourth in a row. Linus Ullmark made 16 saves.Killorn’s second goal of the game and 15th of the season gave the Lightning their first lead of the game 8:08 into the third period. Pat Maroon set up the go-ahead goal with a pass from behind the net. Killorn beat Buffalo defenseman Rasmus Dahlin to receive the puck in the high slot and sent a wrist shot past Ullmark.Shattenkirk got the tying goal less than two minutes earlier on a straightaway wrist shot that bounced off Johansson’s skate and over Ullmark’s glove. Cirelli scored into the empty net in the closing seconds.The Lightning scored twice in a span of 2:58 to get within a goal late in the second period.Killorn knocked in the rebound from Point’s shot that bounced off the right post on a power play. Then with about three minutes left in the period, Johnson received a long pass from Palat at the blue line and scored on a partial breakaway.Eichel made an outstanding individual effort to score his first career shorthanded goal and give the Sabres a 4-1 lead midway through the second period.Buffalo’s All-Star center blocked a shot from Shattenkirk before skating up the right wing and faking a shot from the circle to maneuver around Shattenkirk. Eichel moved the puck to his backhand and swept it past a sliding Vasilevskiy on the other side of the crease for his 25th of the season.The goal came with 38 seconds remaining on a Lightning power play that followed Buffalo’s Jake McCabe receiving a penalty for instigating a fight with Tampa Bay’s Mikhail Sergachev in response to a hit on Eichel.Sheary gave Buffalo the lead in the final minute of the first period. Curtis Lazar set up Sheaty for the one-timer from the right slot.Johansson made it 2-0 when he beat Vasilevskiy with a long wrist shot from the right wall in the early stages of the second period. Buffalo regained its two-goal lead later in the second when Johansson made a slick backhand pass to set up Vesey in front of the net, after Johnson fed Palat in the high slot for Tampa Bay’s first goal seven minutes into the period.NOTES: The Lightning swept the four-game season series with the Sabres for the second time in four seasons. … Killorn played in his 553rd NHL game, passing Brad Richards for sixth-most in Lightning history. … Sabres F Dalton Smith made his NHL debut after being called up from the minors and signing a one-year contract on Monday. … Buffalo scratched F Evan Rodrigues to make room for Dalton in the lineup. Prior to Tuesday’s game, TSN’s Darren Dreger reported that Rodrigues has requested a trade. … Sabres D Marco Scandella returned after missing two games due to an illness. … Johnson’s 16 assists against the Sabres are the most he has against any NHL team. … The Lightning played their fifth of eight straight against Eastern Conference and fourth of six in a row against Atlantic Division foes.UP NEXTLightning: At Montreal on Thursday.Sabres: Host Edmonton on Thursday. First Published: 1st January, 2020 11:29 IST FOLLOW UScenter_img Written By Last Updated: 1st January, 2020 11:29 IST Killorn Scores Twice, Lightning Come Back To Beat Sabres 6-4 Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more

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March Madness 2019: No. 2 Tennessee survives OT after blowing 25-point lead

first_imgIt marked the first overtime game of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.Tennessee and Iowa are heading to OT tied at— Sporting News (@sportingnews) March 24, 2019Despite the 11 turnovers Tennessee had in the second half, a 7-0 run in early overtime gave the Volunteers enough cushion to secure the 83-77 win. Related News Tennessee looked like it was going to lock away its Round of 32 game against Iowa, but a late surge by the Hawkeyes forced overtime.At the half, the No. 2 Volunteers led by 21 points and had a 25-point lead at one point, but Tyler Cook led No. 10 Iowa chip away at Tennessee for an extra five minutes. It was two made free throws by Joe Wieskamp that sent the game into overtime. March Madness 2019 wrap: Kentucky, Gonzaga, LSU other favorites thwart upset-minded teams ☠️ FROM DEEP!— Tennessee Basketball (@Vol_Hoops) March 24, 2019It’s the second time the Volunteers and Hawkeyes have met in the NCAA Tournament, with Tennessee surviving overtime, 78-65, in the 2014 First Four.center_img Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams led all scorers with 19 points each, while Jordan Bohannon led the Hawkeyes in points with 18.Williams was instrumental on defense, as well, with three huge blocks and seven rebounds.Grant Williams says NO.— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) March 24, 2019Tennessee will face No. 3 Purdue on Thursday in the Sweet Sixteen. March Madness 2019: Volunteers suffer rare sour ending in women’s tournamentlast_img read more

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Barrett Brothers moved aside at Hurricanes

first_imgPhoto Jordie Barrett All Black first five Beauden Barrett has been moved to fullback so Black can start at first five against the South African side the Cheetahs in Wellington on Saturday.There are four changes to the team that started in the loss to the Crusaders with lock Sam Lousi set to make his starting debut.Wes Goosen replaces Cory Jane on the right wing, and Ben May returns at loose head prop for Chris Eves.Barrett’s move back to fullback gives younger brother Jordie a break having appeared in every match this season and started the past seven.Lousi will make his fourth appearance of the campaign, but just his first start since joining the club from the New South Wales Waratahs this year.He will partner fellow Tongan Vaea Fifita in the second row with Mark Abbott taking a break on the bench after starting the past eight matches.With a tough tour to South Africa and Perth coming up, Boyd said it was important to manage some of his player’s workloads.”We have some guys who have shouldered a particularly big load through the first ten matches, and other guys who, through injury have not had a lot of time.”Boyd said the changes were not an indication of taking the Cheetahs lightly.”The Cheetahs are a particularly dangerous team that can score tries from anywhere and also have a big forward pack up front. We know they will bring a lot to the match.”The Cheetahs have won just two of their eleven matches this season with their wins coming against the Bulls and Sunwolves.last_img read more

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Nominations open tomorrow for women’s 6 Red shoot out

first_imgPort Moresby Billiards and Snooker association president John Chan said the event will start on the 24th of this month and end with the finals four days later on the 28th.He said at least 32 players are expected to take part.”The nomination and registration fee is K100 per player and will close on the 23rd. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis,” said Chan.Chan explained that the 6Red game is a shorter version of the normal snooker game with a few minor changes to the rules.”There will be some trial games held over the next two weeks for any of the women who wish to participate but are not familiar with the rules.“They can enquire at the Q Club and the Den and will be facilitated by our certified referees,” said Chan.He said the 6Red event was an initiative of the Women in Snooker PNG group and was sanctioned by the Port Moresby Billiards and Snooker Association.”The 6Red game is fun and faster and the women must be commended for organising this event,” said Chan.Nomination forms will be available by tomorrow at the four playing venues – Aviat Club, Lamana Q Club, Dragon’s Den and Laguna Hotel.last_img read more

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BC Hydro Announces LiveSmart Program

first_imgBC Hydro Power Smart is investing $6.5 million into a program that offers home audits and product rebates for homeowners to conserve energy and improve the comfort of their homes.The LiveSmart BC: Efficiency Incentive Program is a comprehensive energy assessment and retrofit program that includes rebates and incentives for weatherproofing, insulation, windows, ventilation, as well as space and water heating – all of which can help reduce heating costs and overall energy use.“LiveSmart BC puts tools and resources into the hands of British Columbians, making energy conservation practical and achievable,” said Richard Neufeld, Minster of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. “Little changes can go a long way for families in B.C. wanting to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint.”- Advertisement -To participate, homeowners can arrange for a subsidized energy assessment with a certified energy advisor to identify how they can improve their home’s energy performance. Families can then choose which upgrades to implement and receive related financial incentives. More details are available at read more

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Arsenal fight back to salvage point against Spurs

first_imgHowever, Arsenal were always a threat going forward and, after Alexandre Lacazette reduced the arrears in first-half stoppage time, were well worthy of a point after the break.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got the equaliser 19 minutes from time and Arsenal even had the ball in the net again through Sokratis Papastathopoulos, only to see their celebrations cut short by the offside flag.A share of the spoils sees Arsenal maintain a two-point lead over their local rivals with seven points from the opening four games to Tottenham’s five.Tottenham’s long wait for an away win in the Premier League dating back to January also continues, but they did show some resolve after a desperately disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Newcastle last weekend with manager Mauricio Pochettino complaining afterwards of having an unsettled squad.Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac is tackled by Mousa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur during their North London Derby on September 1, 2019The Argentine had sidelined Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen in the opening month of the season but both returned and the Danish midfielder had a huge impact an an open and frantic encounter.Arsenal boss Unai Emery named the front three of club record signing Nicolas Pepe, Aubameyang and Lacazette together in his starting line-up for the first time, but the Gunners lacked any balance to their attacking intent as Tottenham counter-attacked with ease early on.The visitors went in front with their first serious attack 10 minutes in as Son Heung-min latched onto Kane’s knockdown and freed Erik Lamela through on goal.Bernd Leno got a weak hand to Lamela’s effort and palmed the ball into the grateful path of the onrushing Eriksen to tap home.Leno redeemed himself with a stunning save to prevent Son making it 2-0 and also turned a dipping Eriksen free-kick to safety.However, Leno was helpless to stop Kane continuing his excellent record in the north London derby from the penalty spot after a ludicrous challenge by Granit Xhaka to clearly chop down Son inside the area.To their credit, Arsenal raised themselves off the canvas to reduce the deficit before the break.Hugo Lloris made a fine save low to his right to deny Pepe his first Arsenal goal, but moments later Lacazette burst through before blasting past his French international teammate from a narrow angle to give the Gunners hope.A wild second period raged from end-to-end as Son saw a shot deflected inches wide and Kane struck the inside of the post at one end, while Lloris made a brilliant save to deny Matteo Guendouzi and Sead Kolasinac somehow skewed wide from point-blank range at the other.Arsenal, though, were the side in the ascendancy and got their reward with an equaliser.Lacazette had been sacrificed for Dani Ceballos to bolster the midfield and that allowed Aubameyang to move into his favoured role through the middle.Guendouzi was the creator as his cross was expertly turned home by Aubameyang for his third goal of the season.Arsenal did not settle for a point as Sokratis thought he had bundled home the winner from Kolasinac’s cross only for the latter to be ruled offside.However, it was Spurs who passed up a host of promising positions to snatch the winner in stoppage time with Kane seeing appeals for another penalty waived away.0Shares0000(Visited 27 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring the equalizer during their North London Derby against Tottenham Hotspur on September 1, 2019LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 1 – Arsenal fought back from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw against Tottenham in a pulsating north London derby on Sunday which both sides will feel they should have won.Spurs preyed on the Gunners’ vacant midfield early on as Christian Eriksen tapped home at the end of a flowing counter-attack before Harry Kane’s penalty doubled the Champions League finalists’ lead.last_img read more

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Battle of the high-def DVDs

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson Analysts say the early adopters, those who rush out and buy whatever new technology becomes available, will jump right in and pay $1,800 for a Blu-ray player from Pioneer or $499 for the Toshiba HD DVD player. But a prolonged struggle between the two incompatible formats may mean consumers have a long wait for a clear winner to emerge, potentially delaying widespread adoption of high-def DVDs for years. “There’s no question that a format war is not a good idea,” Howard Stringer, chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Corp., said this week. Sony is a developer and backer of the Blu-ray format. The Blu-ray team is confident of getting content from most of the top Hollywood studios. It also believes that the new PlayStation 3, which will come equipped with a Blu-ray drive when it debuts later this year, will tip the odds in their favor. “With the installed base of PlayStation, we do think we have an enormous advantage,” Stringer said. Blu-ray discs will have the larger capacity, at 25 gigabytes or more. The HD DVD will have the virtue of being more similar to regular DVDs, which simplifies production, according to its backers. The HD DVD crowd has backing from computer giants Intel and Microsoft and will have the slight advantage of coming to market first. Players from Toshiba can already be pre-ordered from and will hit store shelves in March. Blu-ray players will be available one or two months later. “HD DVD is really ‘Now playing,”‘ said Yoshiihide Fujii, president and CEO of Toshiba’s Digital Media Network company. A bigger risk for companies backing the rival DVD systems is that consumers opt to get their video from places like Yahoo and Google, or one of the several companies offering downloadable movies over the Internet. Computer hard drives, particularly on multimedia PCs geared toward the living room, are getting bigger every day, and younger people especially are accustomed and more than happy to store their video there. Companies such as Starz Entertainment Group, which recently launched its Vongo service, are also allowing consumers to transfer movies and TV shows to portable devices. DirecTV and Dish Network, two satellite TV services, offer portable viewers that can store hours of programs. “The longer the format war goes on, the more opportunity smart players in the cable and IPTV and online spaces have to build market share,” said Laura Behrens, an analyst at Gartner Industry Advisory Services. (IPTV is an up-and-coming technology that many telecommunications companies are employing as they charge into the television service business.) Studio executives argue that people want to own their content and that DVDs offer the same portability options as downloadable programs or video on demand services. “Portability is a killer application with music and to a degree with movies, but the majority of movie and TV viewing is not on a small 2-inch screen,” said Mike Dunn, president of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Fox is releasing its movies this year in the Blu-ray format. While studios clearly wanted to avoid a format war and struggled last year to reach a compromise between the two camps, they say that the formats can exist side by side. “There will be 25 million homes that have high definition TVs by the end of next year. Those people are going to be looking for content,” said Stephen Nickerson, senior vice president at Warner Home Video. Warner Bros., an early backer of HD DVD, has said it will release movies in both formats. Nickerson said that while many compare the DVD format wars to the battle a quarter century ago between the Betamax and VHS formats, another analogy might be more useful. “The (video) games industry since the early ’90s has had two or three incompatible formats and it hasn’t slowed the adoption of game platforms,” he said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LAS VEGAS – It was supposed to be the grand unveiling of a new generation in home entertainment when Kevin Collins of Microsoft Corp. popped an HD DVD disc into a Toshiba production model and hit “play.” Nothing happened. The failed product demo at this week’s International Consumer Electronics Show was hardly an auspicious start for the HD DVD camp in what’s promising to be a nasty, drawn-out technology format war reminiscent of the Betamax/VHS video tape battle. Backers of the two rival high definition DVD formats are betting that the millions of people shelling out thousands of dollars for new high-def TVs and home theater sound systems will spend a few hundred more for new DVD players and discs that offer sharp pictures and interactive features. last_img read more

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Some Man United fans leave Old Trafford ten minutes into Newcastle game

first_img huge blow England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Mourinho has lost the backing of some fans According to the Manchester Evening News, certain sections Old Trafford began to empty after the second Newcastle goal.Kenedy put the Magpies in-front, curling the ball past David De Gea on seven minutes, before Yoshinori Muto extended the visitors’ lead three minutes later with a close-range finish.United must turn things around dramatically if they are to avoid a fifth-straight game without a victory. Some fans have left. Mourinho is screaming uncontrollably. This is an absolute shower. Mourinho could get the Martin Jol treatment at this rate. #mufc— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) October 6, 2018The last time the club went that long without winning was nearly twenty years ago in 1999.With rumours already suggesting Mourinho’s time at Man United could soon be up, many fans appear to have lost patience with the manager.The pressure has already mounted to extraordinary levels and defeat to Newcastle at home could be the final nail in his United coffin.You can listen to the events unfold live on talkSPORT. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United future looks increasingly bleak.The Red Devils remarkably went two-nil down to Newcastle ten minutes into their Premier League fixture at Old Trafford and some fans had seen enough. silverware RANKED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? center_img MONEY REVEALED 1 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won ADVICE BEST OF REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move last_img read more

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Mourinho’s return to Chelsea turns ugly as Man United concede late equaliser

first_img Barkley slammed the ball home in the sixth minute of stoppage time Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Mourinho, who had to be held back by Stamford Bridge security, was seconds from a huge victory after Anthony Martial’s second-half double cancelled out Antonio Rudiger’s first-half header.But Barkley slammed the ball home at the death to salvage Maurizio Sarri’s unbeaten record and deny Man United a second-consecutive comeback win.Mourinho shook hands with Blues boss Maurizio Sarri at the final whistle but was jeered by the home supporters and responded by holding up three fingers to them at full-time, representing the trio of league titles he won as manager of the club.Rudiger capitalised on slack marking from Paul Pogba to head Sarri’s side ahead but their unbeaten start to the season was almost ended by a man who had guided them to three league titles.Mourinho had singled out Chelsea’s Eden Hazard for praise on the eve of the contest and, unsurprisingly, the forward was also given special attention by the visitors.Ashley Young, who impressed, clattered the Belgian early on with Nemanja Matic following suit seconds later before earning a yellow card for bundling his former team-mate to the ground once more. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 3 Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea turned ugly as Ross Barkley salvaged a dramatic last-gasp draw against Manchester United.The former Chelsea boss reacted angrily as Blues assistant Marco Ianni celebrated Barkley’s late leveller in front of his dugout. Romelu Lukaku’s first chance at goal saw the former Chelsea striker head well wide from seven yards out after he was picked out well by Luke Shaw’s cross.There was no such profligacy at the other end as Rudiger lost Pogba at a corner to power a header past David De Gea and give Chelsea a 20th-minute lead.Young was the next United man to be cautioned for fouling Hazard, going through the back of the league’s top goalscorer on the halfway line.Hazard, perhaps sick of the rough stuff, picked up a booking of his own for a fouling Marcus Rashford as the England forward looked to break into the Chelsea box.Alvaro Morata, preferred in attack to Olivier Giroud, had a marvellous chance to double Chelsea’s lead soon after the break but his low shot was too weak to beat De Gea.United drew level nine minutes after the interval, Juan Mata finally forcing Kepa Arrizabalaga into action with a fine low save. RANKED REVEALED 3 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS MONEY The visitors kept the ball alive and Martial controlled and turned home Young’s shot as Marcos Alonso lay prone in the middle of the box.The goal seemed to give United belief they could go on and win the game while simultaneously rattling Chelsea’s confidence -although David Luiz missed a great chance to head Chelsea back in front.N’Golo Kante drew a great stop out of De Gea with an effort from the edge of the area as Chelsea looked to regain the lead.Instead they fell behind, Mata doing well to break down the right and feed Rashford, whose pass was slightly miscontrolled by Martial before he bent superbly home past Kepa.Mourinho’s touchline demeanour changed as he hugged Martial when the France forward was replaced in the closing stages by Andreas Pereira.Chelsea pushed for a leveller and it came as Luiz’s header off the post was turned towards goal by Rudiger. De Gea made a point-blank save only for substitute Barkley to turn home from close range – Mourinho then leaping from the bench after Ianni celebrated in front of the Portuguese. Martial was at the double Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won BEST OF Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Mourinho needed to be held back 3 ADVICE huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury no dice Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade last_img read more

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first_imgThe Minister for Health, James Reilly, has admitted his department is having difficulty filling essential posts at Letterkenny General Hospital.The Minister made his comments in the Dail this morning.He revealed that there are 26 vacant full-time doctor’s posts at the hospital but that 14 of these are currently being filled in a temporary capacity. The response came following a question by Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue.TD McConalogue said the reply was simply not good enough.He said the Minister does not specifically address what is being done to address the lack of cover.“I don’t think it’s acceptable for the Minister to say that we “have to live with it,” he said. SIMPLY CLICK ON THE VIDEO TO PLAY.DDTV – MINISTER FOR HEALTH ADMITS PROBLEMS FILLING LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL POSTS was last modified: February 13th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Charlie McConaloguedailMinister for Healthlast_img read more

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first_imgWelcome homeTHIS is the victorious Donegal U21 Ladies footballers returning home to the county – with an All-Ireland title.The girls lifted the Aisling Mc Ging Cup after a thrilling win over Longford in Sligo on Sunday afternoon.Milford’s Amber Barrett was one of the stars of the show in the 4-12 to 2-07 victory in a title carved out of hard work and dedication. DONEGAL U21 LADIES CROWNED ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS was last modified: June 22nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:All Ireland blitzDonegal U21’sLadiesLGFAwinlast_img read more

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Gardai set up checkpoints in sex attack investigation

first_imgGardai have set up a series of checkpoints in Letterkenny town centre in a bid to identify a man who carried out a serious sex attack on a young woman.Earlier this week, Donegal Daily reported how a woman was attacked in her apartment in the town.It is understood the woman was set upon as she slept in her bedroom after a man broke into her flat. The attack happened between 4 and 5am on Sunday morning last, October 23rd.The man fled the young woman’s flat moments after he entered the property and attacked her.Gardai have confirmed they preserved the scene of the attack and examined it and state that their investigation is ongoing.Gardai have been trawling through hours of CCTV footage in a bid to identify possible suspects who were in the area at the time. Checkpoints were also set up last Saturday night in the area of the attack in a bid to jog people’s memories who may have witnessed the attacker hanging around the area.Anybody with any information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda station on 0749167100.Gardai set up checkpoints in sex attack investigation was last modified: October 31st, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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The Fulham v Newcastle quiz

first_imgFulham face Newcastle at Craven Cottage on Monday night. Test your knowledge of the history involving the two clubs by seeing how many of these five questions you can answer correctly.[wp-simple-survey-22]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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Yes, This Week’s DDoS Attack Was Huge, And Part Of An Ominous Trend

first_imgDepending on who you believe, the week long Spamhaus-Cyberbunker cyberattack we covered Wednesday was either a threat to the Internet itself or hyped up by an overzealous security vendor. Either way, it was still serious business.While much of the Internet disruption may have in fact been localized to Europe, and also potentially caused by tampering with underwater telecom cables in the Mediterranean, big DDoS attacks — that is, distributed denial-of-service assaults that aim to knock target computers off the Internet — are real, and have been on the rise since 2010.  A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#ddos#DNS#hacks#privacy#security adam popescu Related Posts Dan Holden, the director of ASERT, Arbor Networks‘ security engineering and response team, has been monitoring DDoS attacks for more than 12 years. In 2012 his company released a Worldwide Infrastructure Report that reports attack sizes have been peaking at around 100Gbps (check out this detailed look at the report here). This week’s attack was more than 300Gbps — way above the norm, in other words. That’s because the attackers actually co-opted part of the Internet’s basic infrastructure — the Domain Name System, or DNS — in such a way as to greatly amplify the firehose stream of data they were directing at target computers.Here’s how they work, according to Carlos Morales, Arbor Networks’ vice president of global sales engineering and operations:Attackers send DNS queries to a [DNS server] on the Internet but use the victim address as the source of the query. When the response goes back, a response that is usually multiple times the size of the initial query, the response goes to the victim. Multiple this by hundreds of thousands of requests from bots on the Internet spoofing the one victim address and you get a very large flood of traffic to the victim machine.Holden says DNS is becoming an increasingly popular target for DDoS. As many as 27 million DNS servers across the Internet are “open” in a way that allows them to be hijacked this way. That means that while this week’s attack may not have knocked us Americans off of the Web, the amount of localized disruption overseas was definitely large enough to cause serious reverberations. This may not have been the Web’s D-Day, but these could definitely be the opening salvo of a hacker blitzkrieg. Let’s hope the ISPs and powers that be don’t Neville Chamberlain it. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

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A Look Back at Year One of Creative District

first_imgCreative District was launched nearly a year ago to connect filmmakers and video pros. Is it working…and will it last?Technicolor launched Creative District back in March of 2014 as a form of LinkedIn for Film and Art Professionals. For the most part the site has acted as such, but to a slightly different degree. I was steered toward using Creative District through a fellow filmmaker who is a member of the committee that provides feedback and insight on how to make the service better. So now, with nearly a year into the service, here are my thoughts.Does the service really help professional filmmakers?Through my experience within the last year I would have to say, yes. I was able to gain work as a concept artist and cinematographer through the service. However, only one of these professionals that I collaborated with were also members of Creative District, others found me through the service and contacted me directly. This tells me the service reaches more people than just fellow collaborators within the service. So, being able to list your projects and then reach out for collaboration, or have collaborators find you is extremely helpful.There are just over 16,000 members on Creative District now so collaboration is limited to an extent. The majority of projects that are presented are independent and documentary, for which the site is really best suited for now. But as membership totals increase so should the number of projects and the type of projects. There appears to be great potential for more and more higher budget productions to be listed on the site through their creators.How does Creative District work?While the site is geared toward filmmakers, creative professionals from many different fields also have a large presence. Looking at the service from a filmmaker’s perspective, you’ll begin by creating a new project.Once you’ve gone through the easy process of adding a new project it’s time to begin looking for talent to help make this film a reality. Hopefully you’ll have other professional filmmakers within the service that you already have a connection with and you can begin pulling your talent together. If you don’t, Creative District allows you to fully network with a pool of professionals in various fields. Click the ‘people’ tab and you can look through the entire list of professionals and can narrow it down to those who live in your area.The best way to find talent on Creative District, other than just reaching out to other professionals, is to create job postings. By doing this under your project page it allows other professionals to see these job postings and to apply for them.This also works in the reverse if you yourself are looking for work or wanting to expand your reel. Several times I’ve ended up bidding for a job against several other professionals.Lastly, once you get your project posted and rolling into production you can submit it for a $5,000 grant that Creative District rewards professionals each month – added bonus.Overall thoughts on Creative DistrictDoes Creative District have staying power? I think it does – for professional filmmakers and productions. Through the site I’ve been able to cultivate relationships with other professionals.When looking at the number of overall professionals in the filmmaking and creative arts industries worldwide, 16,000 is merely a fraction of that population. If more professionals begin using the service then the potential for networking and moving your career forward greatly increase. We’ll see where this next year takes us…by then we should have a firm grasp of where the service is really going.Are you a member of Creative District? Share your experiences with the services in the comments below.last_img read more

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Team Steph, Team LeBron tip off NBA All-Star Game

first_imgLeBron James has started his 14th straight NBA All-Star Game, breaking a tie with Bob Cousy for the longest streak in league history. James is one behind Kobe Bryant for the most overall.Two intriguing subplots with Team LeBron are that James is teaming up again with Kyrie Irving, the Boston guard who campaigned to leave James’ side in Cleveland last summer; and Russell Westbrook is once again teammates with Kevin Durant, who ditched him in Oklahoma City in 2016 to win a championship in Oakland last year. The final starter on Team LeBron is Anthony Davis of New Orleans.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutJames’ original roster has been dramatically altered by injuries to DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall, Kristaps Porzingis and Kevin Love, who all won’t play.Stephen Curry is the first player in Golden State history to start five straight All-Star Games. His fellow starters are James Harden of Houston, DeMar DeRozan of Toronto, Joel Embiid of Philadelphia and Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee. NBA star Redick in racial slur storm Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting MOST READ Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City AFP official booed out of forum Actor Kevin Hart performs prior to an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)First, there were elaborate pregame introductions by Kevin Hart, and then the Canadian national anthem by the Barenaked Ladies and the American national anthem by Fergie.Then it was time for the NBA All-Star Game between Team LeBron and Team Stephen at Staples Center.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Petron turns back Cignal, barges into PSL Grand Prix finals

first_imgMANILA, Philippines–Petron started off cold but still got enough fuel to go full steam ahead to its seventh straight championship appearance Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT Bucking an opening set defeat, Petron bounced back to crush Cignal HD, 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-21 and enter the final of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at FilOil Flying V Center.It was the Blaze Spikers’ 17th win, needing just two more wins to capture the title by sweep, something they themselves accomplished four years ago.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsBut Petron will have to contend against the winner between F2 Logistics and PLDT in the other semifinal duel.Stephanie Niemer had 35 points for Petron. Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Spurs looking for Game 7 vs Nuggets Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgMumbai, Mar 5 (PTI) Oilseeds: Bold (in Rs.Per100kgs)Mumbai, Mar 5 (PTI) Oilseeds: Bold (in Rs.Per100kgs) Groundnut Kernel 4650 Groundnut Bold 60/70 6550 Javas 60/70: 8150 Javas 70/80: 7950 Javas 80/90: 7750 Kardi 2850 Sesame (Whitish) 98/2/1: 5800 Sesame 95/5/1: 5600 Sesameseed crushing 48/2/4 4800 Sunflowerseed 4025 Nigerseed 9300 and Castorseed Bombay 2975.Oils & Seeds: (In Rs. Per 10 kgs) Groundnutoil 930 Kardi Expeller 870 Sesame Expeller N/T Sunflower Expeller 670 Refined 745 Cottonseeds Refined 600 Palmolein Refined 528 Soybean Refined 600 Soybean Crude N/T Rapeseed Refined 750 Rapeseed Expeller 720 Copra White 810 Ricebran 4-7% FFA N/T Ricebran N/T Linseeds Oil 840 Castoroil Comm 625 FSG 635 Kandla 600 Mowra N/T Neem 970 Karanji 625.Deoil Cakes: (Rates in Rs.per mt) Groundnut Extraction 45% 28,000 Kardi Extraction 12,000 Sesame Extraction N.Q. Cottonseed Extraction N.Q. Undec Cottonseed Exp 23,100 Rice Bran Extraction N/Q Sunflower Extraction 24,500 Rapeseed Extraction N/Q Soyameal 48%3 33,600 and Castor Extraction 4950. —– Oilcakes: Groundnut Expeller Oilcake Rd(per met. tonne)(50%): close Kardi Expeller Oilcake Rd(per2 metric tonnes) : UNQTD. Groundnut Extraction (per metric tonne) : UNQTD. PTI JBH BAS ABKlast_img read more

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iPhone 7 outsells iPhone 8 in the US as fans hold out for iPhone X: Report

first_imgApple’s iPhone 7 is outperforming the newly launched iPhone 8, according to a recent report. It looks like the Cupertino giant’s iPhone model from last year is still a strong favourite for consumers even in 2018, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have seen a poor response since launch. The latest report comes following an IHS Markit report last week that said the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were the top selling smartphones in the first half of 2017.As per data from KeyBanc Capital Market’s John Vinh citing US carrier store surveys, the iPhone 7 continues to be the preferred model over the iPhone 8, Reuters reports. This is surprising considering that newer iPhones usually see a strong demand with fans lining up outside Apple Stores from Day 1. This time around, the response towards the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have been pretty mild as fans await the iPhone X.US carrier AT&T said last week that its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades dropped by nearly 900,000 compared to the same time last year, and Bokerage Jefferies has linked this to poor demand for the iPhone 8. To recall, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus look similar to their predecessors with minor hardware improvements. The most notable change with the new handsets are their glass backs for Qi wireless charging support. Based on the response for the new iPhone models, it looks like the upgrade isn’t as appealing as Apple’s tenth anniversary iPhone X.Reuters notes that given the similar design of the iPhone 7 series and the iPhone 8 series, and considering the relatively lower price tags of last year’s models at $549 following a price cut, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have likely to become all the more attractive for customers. In India, the iPhone 7 can be availed starting at Rs 38,999 for the 32GB variant while the iPhone 7 Plus is priced around Rs 60,000 following price cuts.advertisementThe report also notes that the modest promotion of the iPhone 8 by US carriers could also be a factor for the slow sales of the device. “While carriers continue to offer promotions for the new iPhone 8, they have been much more modest compared to the iPhone 7 launch last year,” Vinh wrote.Meanwhile, the iPhone X sports a brand new design language for the Cupertino giant, featuring an edge-to-edge display and powerful innards, as well as a larger battery capacity, to name a few. The iPhone X will go on sale next month, and it is likely that fans feel upgrading to the iPhone X makes more sense than going for the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. Of course, the iPhone X also comes with an extra premium price tag starting at $999 as well so one will have to wait and see how people respond to the pricing. In India, the iPhone X will be available for Rs 89,000 for the 64GB variant and Rs 1,02,000 for the 256GB variant.One will have to wait and see if the response for the iPhone X is better and if it manages to perform better in sales compared to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The iPhone X goes up for pre-orders on October 27, and will go on sale from November 3.last_img read more

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first_imgNorth-east beckons tourists; footfalls to grow 12% in 2019Mumbai, Jun 17 (PTI) Improved infrastructure and airconnectivity are drawing a large number of tourists to India’sNorth-east and looking at the current traction, footfalls inthe picturesque region are expected to grow by 10-12 per centin 2019, industry experts said.”The bookings for North-east have gone up by 18 percent as compared to the same period (April-June) last year.Tourism in the North-east region is expected to grow by atleast 10-12 per cent even in the next year,” Cox & Kings head,relationships, Karan Anand, told PTI here.He said improved infrastructure and air connectivityhave played a major role in driving tourism growth in the vastregion which consists of eight states.”Air connectivity has tremendously improved with newroutes opening in the region last year. New flights have beenintroduced using Shillong as a hub to travel to otherprominent tourist destinations of Meghalaya like Cherrapunjiand Mawlynnong.”The new airport at Pakyong (Sikkim) will further makereaching the northern part of the state, especially to touristattractions such as Nathu La Pass, easier,” Anand added.The region is mostly preferred by holiday-makers agedbetween 25-50 years and hailing from metros such as Delhi,Mumbai, Kolkata, besides Guwahati and nearby areas who flockthere to explore its wildlife, rivers and culture, he said.However, the second or third-time travellers, who arenow discovering the attractions of the North-east, embark ontheir journey to understand the lifestyle and also the cultureand the cuisine of the region, he added.advertisementEchoing a similar view, a MakeMyTrip spokesperson saidhigh growth of travellers opting for the North-east sector canbe attributed to not only to better road infrastructure andrail connectivity but also to direct flight connectivity fromNew Delhi and Mumbai.”Apart from this, more number of hotels are opening upin this region, making it easier for travellers to findaccommodations in places which were earlier not veryconnected.”At MakeMyTrip, we have seen over 100 per cent growthin the number of travellers opting for North-east destinationssuch as Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalya since the timewe started offering holiday packages in the region,” he added.He said overall, the sector, including Darjeeling (ahill station which falls in West Bengal), is growing by 35 percent for summer travel. The MMT platform has witnessed 30 percent growth in travel bookings to Gangtok, 120 per cent eachto Shillong and Meghalaya.The Assam, Meghalaya sector is increasingly becomingpopular among the top metro markets, the MMT spokesman said.Manmeet Ahluwalia, marketing head of Brand Expedia inIndia, said for a very long period, the north-eastern part ofthe country had been largely unexplored due to poorconnectivity and infrastructure.However, tourism in the region is now witnessing asubstantial growth thanks to a slew of government initiatives,better connectivity, infrastructure development and a varietyof experiences on offer for voyagers, he added.”We have seen a year-on-year growth of 25-30 per centover the past five years. We are expecting the growth tocontinue with new government policies focusing on betterinfrastructure and connectivity,” he added.Ahluwalia said besides young adults, including collegepass outs and first-time earners to families, there has been arise in queries from all segments.”People who like exploring nature and its serenity areattracted by most of the destinations to the North-east. Wehave also seen an increase in women solo travellers who feelcomparatively safer in the environment.”Adventure seekers enjoy the place for its challengingtreks, kayaking, angling and rafting,” he added.There has been an increase in queries and bookingsfrom all over the country, but residents from Delhi, Kolkata,Bhubaneshwar, Ahmedabad and Jaipur top the list of peoplewanting to travel to North-east, he said.The region offers a holistic package. However,activities like trekking, mountaineering, adventure sportssuch as river rafting, mountain biking, hang gliding and parasailing are gaining popularity in the region, he said.”Activities like the Ziro Music Festival and HornbillFestival, too, have started to see a lot of traction.”Attendance at these events from young millennialsover the past 2-3 years has helped in making North-east apopular destination among tourists,” he added. PTI SMRSY RSY RSYlast_img read more

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Muguruza calls for more women’s tennis on

first_imgHong Kong, Oct 8 (AFP) Former world number one Garbine Muguruza called Monday for greater television coverage of women’s tennis, as the game battles to recover from allegations of sexism that erupted at the US Open.The Spaniard, who is struggling to end a slump in form that has seen her slip to 15th in the world, welcomed a new five-year deal the WTA has signed with the Tennis Channel in the US which aims to boost coverage and attract more viewers to the women’s game.”I think it’s great, I think the more tennis we see is good,” the double Grand Slam champion said at the WTA Hong Kong Open as she prepared for her debut match at the tournament.”Sometimes I feel that (television) plays more men’s matches, not only in the United States but also in other countries, in Spain as well, and people need to see (women’s tennis) in order to have their daughters play.”Muguruza told reporters she believed tennis — where the earning gender gap persists despite the Grand Slams offering equal prize money — was “lucky” to suffer less from sexism than other sports.But she added it was important the women’s game achieved a higher profile.”Just to see it on TV helps people to realise they’re is also a women’s side.”The women’s game was plunged into controversy at the US Open when losing finalist Serena Williams lashed out at umpire Carlos Ramos in spectacular fashion.The 23-time Grand Slam champion lost in straight sets to Japan’s Naomi Osaka after a bad-tempered confrontation with Ramos that she later blamed on sexism.advertisementWilliams called Ramos a “thief” and a “liar” in a heated row with the Portuguese official that eventually saw her docked a game.Williams later said women players could not get away with “even half of what a guy can do”.- Osaka pullout -=================The tournament also generated unwanted headlines after the United States Tennis Association admitted they were wrong to hand French player Alize Cornet a warning for slipping off her shirt on court after realising she had put it on back-to-front.Muguruza, speaking on her 25th birthday Monday, admitted she had struggled for form in 2018 after two glorious years which had seen her clinch first the French Open in 2016 before being crowned Wimbledon champion last year.”I’ve had a few injuries but every year you have something,” she said.”I just think I’ve played a lot of matches that didn’t go my way, I’ve struggled in a few events and I couldn’t find the right quality of game to beat these opponents — and I’m still searching for it.”She has already missed out on the WTA season finale in Singapore after a poor season, but said the Hong Kong field remained competitive despite world number six Osaka, who triumphed over Williams in New York, pulling out with a back injury.”There is a very good player who’s not going to play but I don’t think I have more chances now than before — there is a very tough draw.”I have no expectation. I’m just trying to finish (the season) well.” (AFP) APAAPAlast_img read more

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first_imgJournalism icon Bob Woodward will provide Morningside College’s annual Waitt Lecture in Eppley Auditorium this fall.Woodward is best known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein which also lead to the book “All The President’s Men”.The work earned him his first shared Pulitzer Prize in 1973.Woodward received his second shared Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for his coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.He is an associate editor of The Washington Post where he has worked since 1971.During his storied career, he has also received nearly every major American journalism.Woodward will speak on Wednesday, October 9th, at 7:30 p.m.His topic will be “The State of the American Presidency: Addressing the Lay of the Land Pre-Iowa Caucus.”The event is free and open to the public.last_img read more

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Spain qualify for 11th straight WC

first_imgSpain Spain qualify for 11th consecutive World Cup Chris Myson Last updated 2 years ago 02:22 10/7/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Isco - Cropped Getty Images Spain World Cup Spain v Albania WC Qualification Europe Victory over Albania, coupled with a poor result by Italy against Macedonia, has ensured La Roja will be at next year’s event in Russia Spain have become the fourth European team to qualify for the World Cup, reaching football’s biggest competition for an 11th consecutive tournament.La Roja ensured qualification for next year’s event in Russia by winning 3-0 at home to Albania in Alicante.Spain scored all their goals within 26 minutes, Rodrigo netting a fine close-range effort before Isco’s fourth goal in three international matches and Thiago Alcantara’s header made the game safe. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. ¡¡AL MUNDIAL!!#Rusia2018 #VamosEspaña— Selección Española (@SeFutbol) October 6, 2017That victory for Spain, coupled with Italy’s shock 1-1 home draw against Macedonia in Turin, assured Julen Lopetegui’s men of top spot in Group G with a game to spare. They will be looking to recover in the 2018 edition of the tournament proper after crashing out at the group stage at Brazil 2014 as they tried to defend their world title won in South Africa four years earlier.Belgium were the first team to advance from the UEFA section of 2018 World Cup qualification prior to this international break, while Germany and England booked their ticket to the tournament on Thursday.Russia are automatically in the competition as the host nation.last_img read more

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Shipping Giants Slowing Down for Ocean Giants

first_imgzoom A coalition of government, non-profit and marine industry groups have announced the launch of a new trial incentive program to slow ships down in the Santa Barbara Channel in an effort to reduce air pollution and increase protection of endangered whales.Six global shipping companies, Maersk Line, COSCO, Hapag Lloyd, K Line, Matson, and United Arab Shipping Company are participating in the speed reduction incentive program from July through October.Selected ships in their fleets will reduce their speed to 12 knots or less (reduced from typical speeds of 14-18 knots) as they travel between Point Conception and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Each company will receive USD 2,500 per participating vessel passing through the Santa Barbara Channel.Ship strikes are a threat to recovering endangered whale populations. The ships also emit greenhouse gases and air pollutants, and account for more than 50 percent of ozone-forming nitrogen oxides in Santa Barbara County.“Few people realize that ships off our coast, especially those moving at faster speeds, are a risk to endangered whales and the quality of the air we breathe,” said Kristi Birney of the Environmental Defense Center.“Reducing ship speeds to 12 knots or less reduces emissions of smog-forming air pollutants that harm our health,” said Dave Van Mullem, director, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District.The program has funding to support 16 transits, and the initial response has been extremely positive.The coalition received more than 25 ship transit requests to be included in the trial and is seeking additional funding to expand the trial.“Slowing ships down reduces the likelihood that a ship strike on a whale will be fatal,” said Chris Mobley, superintendent, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.The vessel speed program is supported by local and national foundations. The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will manage the incentive payments with funding from the Santa Barbara Foundation and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District.Payments will be provided upon verification of the ships’ speeds through the Channel, using Automatic Identification System monitors that receive speed and location data from the transponders on ships as they transit. Press Release; August 12, 2014, Image: awilast_img read more

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Stage North Theatre Society wins awards at Mainstage 2018

first_imgVERNON, B.C. – The Stage North Theatre Society travelled to Vernon on June 27th to participate in Mainstage 2018.Mainstage went on from June 27th to July 7th and saw Stage North perform two plays. The first play they performed was Blackbird while the second was Mary’s Wedding.The play Blackbird was a heavy drama about two people who had a very unconventional affair when they were young, while Mary’s Wedding followed a girl in the 1920’s on the day before her wedding while the love of her life was in World war One. Blackbird was named the winner of the Burnaby award, which is given to the runner-up play at the competition. The play also won the Best Set Design and Property Awards.Mary’s Wedding was chosen as the workshop play, which meant it was worked on by professional directors and performed for a viewing audience. The play was given the Workshop Award for their efforts.last_img read more

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Guyanas barber shops beauty salons offer UNbacked HIV prevention advice

The UN Population Fund (>UNFPA) project seeks to provide some 2,000 young people access to information, skills, services and supplies they can use to protect their health. It involves training staff of shops in Georgetown to answer simple HIV-related questions, pass out informational material, dispense both male and female condoms to clients – and even provide on-site counselling and testing. Currently, over 7,000 male and 400 female condoms are distributed monthly by requests in the shops and salons.With a population of just over 751,000, Guyana has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the region. According to the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the prevalence rate is about 1.6 per cent for pregnant women and 26.6 per cent among sex workers, and AIDS is currently the leading cause of death among the 20-49 age group.UNFPA chose the participating shops and salons based on their location in malls, parks, popular attractions, or low-income communities, and owners received added marketing exposure for their small businesses and are provided with incentives, such as access to promotional materials.“Shops were informed how their companies would be promoted through the project, and the economic value of participating,” said UNFPA Guyana Liaison Officer, Patrice La Fleur “They would most importantly provide safe places to discuss sexuality and the prevention of HIV.”Once the shops were chosen, two employees from each shop were sent for training on basic HIV and AIDS education and prevention means. They were also taught to properly monitor the project and introduced to safe practices within the context of their own work, such as ensuring the sterility of hair cutting machines, razors, needles for stitching and weaving, manicure and pedicure implements, and tattooing and body piercing equipment.In addition to training participants about sexual and reproductive health and gender issues, the project also focuses on building life skills such as communication, healthy relationships, and leadership. “Participants expressed personal gains in their quality of relationships with friends, family, and clients,” said UNFPA Programme Officer Babsie Giddings, who monitors the project. 20 March 2009Barber shops and beauty salons in Guyana’s capital are taking part in a United Nations project to spread crucial information about HIV prevention in the small nation, which has one of the highest prevalence rates in its region. read more

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Northern Iowa edges Lamar 1613 in FCS playoffs

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Marcus Weymiller rushed for 128 yards, Trevor Allen ran for 112 and Austin Errthum kicked three field goals as Northern Iowa edged mistake-prone Lamar 16-13 in a first-round FCS playoff game on Saturday.The Panthers (7-5), making their 20th appearance in the FCS playoffs, will travel to play No. 6 seed UC Davis next Saturday.Errthum kicked field goals in the first, second and fourth quarters, the final one a 35-yarder with 13:09 left for the final three-point margin.Northern Iowa’s Eli Dunne threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Rima to tie the game at 13 with two minutes left in the first half.Lamar scored on a 73-yard pass play from Darrel Colbert to Kirkland Banks on the second play of the game but a botched conversion attempt left the score 6-0. Colbert connected with Case Robison on a 25-yard score later in the first quarter for a 13-3 lead.But the Cardinals (7-5), making their first FCS playoff appearance, lost two fumbles in the red zone and had two field-goal attempts go wide right, all in the second half. Elvin Martinez’s second miss, a 36-yarder, came with 2:50 left in the game and the Panthers were able to run all but 15 seconds off the clock.Colbert was 14-of-25 passing for 268 yards, two TDs and an interception. Dunn was 8 of 21 for 107 yards, a TD and a pick.Lamar outgained Northern Iowa 417-346.The Associated Press read more

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Ohio State wins game for the ages against Michigan State

Senior tight end Jeff Heuerman (left), redshirt-sophomore offensive lineman Pat Elflein, Shelley Meyer, and coach Urban Meyer sing ‘Carmen Ohio’ following a game against Michigan State on Nov. 8 in East Lansing, Mich. OSU won, 49-37. Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editorBreathe in. Breathe out. But make it quick.That’s the mindset Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer had after his team topped Michigan State on Saturday night in East Lansing, Mich.“We can’t exhale very long,” Meyer said after his Buckeyes won, 49-37, in a rematch of the 2013 Big Ten title game. “We go on the road next week against a team that whooped Iowa.”The Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) now sit alone atop the Big Ten East Division standings after breaking a tie with the Spartans, but are scheduled to travel to Minneapolis on Saturday to take on Minnesota. The Golden Gophers shellacked the Hawkeyes to the tune of a 51-14 win Saturday to move to 7-2 on the season.Despite the implications the win against the Spartans has for the Buckeyes going forward, senior defensive lineman Michael Bennett said the most important focus for OSU has to be put on the Golden Gophers.“The biggest thing is making sure guys are ready for that game,” Bennett said after the win. “Minnesota is a really good opponent. They’ve been winning a lot of games.”Going forward, redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett — who threw for 300 yards and ran for another 86 while scoring five total touchdowns against the Spartans — said preparation will be key for OSU going forward.“One of the main things we need to do is just make sure we practice hard,” Barrett said after the game. “We’re going to enjoy this, but knowing that we still need to play better next week.”After a run of four straight games starting at either 3:30 or 8 p.m., Bennett added it will be important to be ready to go for a noon kick against Minnesota.“It’s gonna be the first noon game or whatever it is in like four weeks, so we’re gonna have to make sure that guys are mentally ready for it and can still get the juice up that we had tonight,” he said.But even with Minnesota on the horizon, Bennett said the win against Michigan State keeps the Buckeyes’ long-term goals in the realm of possibility after the Spartans dashed OSU’s title hopes last year with a 34-24 win in the 2013 Big Ten Championship Game.“Like I said before, it’s not about revenge. It’s about accomplishing what we can accomplish this year,” he said. “And so by having that big win over a really good team, it really just keeps everything alive and starts putting us in the conversation.”That conversation surrounds the College Football Playoff standings, with this season being the first year of the new championship format. Heading into Saturday, the Buckeyes were firmly on the outside looking in with a No. 14 ranking in the CFP poll, but they picked up a win against the Spartans — which are No. 8 in the poll — that few people expected them to have. When the new Associated Press top 25 was released Sunday, OSU was No. 8 while the Spartans fell to No. 12.Sophomore running back Ezekiel Elliott — who picked up 154 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns in the game — said OSU came in as the underdogs looking to make a national statement.“We had no one behind our back except for Buckeye nation and ourselves,” Elliott said after the game. “We just had to come out and prove to the world that we’re ready.”Meyer called the win “one for the ages,” and added he felt his team showed its worth under the lights at Spartan Stadium.“We played a top-10 team and we really played our best and on the road,” he said.When it comes to his team’s standing in the playoff picture, Meyer said he still doesn’t “know enough,” but made clear his feelings on where the Buckeyes should be.“I think it is,” Meyer — who earned a $330,000 raise after the 2013 season — said as to whether OSU is a playoff-caliber team. “I love my team.”While the CFP poll will decide who has a shot at a national championship come season’s end — the top four teams earn spots in the playoff — OSU co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Ed Warinner said the Buckeyes regained confidence in themselves with the win.“I think we earned back the belief our players have in our program, belief in how we do things at Ohio State, how coach Meyer runs his program,” Warinner said after the game. “We just got our confidence back that we can win a big game, especially on the road.”Barrett agreed with Warinner, and added the win helped to prove the Buckeyes’ doubters wrong.“It really gave us confidence that we could play with the best of them because there was talk that we could only play well against very bad teams,” he said. “This was a very good team in Michigan State, and we came out and played well.”Just like Warinner and Barrett, Bennett said the win gave OSU confidence, but he added that it showed the Buckeyes are the “real deal,” and said it should put them in consideration for a playoff spot moving forward.“It just kind of gives us confidence; it makes other people just kind of turn their heads and start considering Ohio State for the top four,” he said.But while a panel will vote the top four on, the Buckeyes can control their own destiny when it comes to the Big Ten. After sitting in a tie with Michigan State, the win firmly established OSU as tops in the conference for the time being.Senior wide receiver Devin Smith — who Meyer said had his best game in an OSU uniform against the Spartans — said he was “angry” after last year’s loss, coupled with the Buckeyes’ image as underdogs, heading into East Lansing. He said the win showed the conference and the nation what kind of team OSU is.“We came out here and (made) a statement,” Smith said after the game. “And then that shows that we are the best team in the Big Ten, and we try to play like that.”Regardless of the Big Ten standing, or even the Buckeyes’ spot in the CFP poll, Meyer said he simply knows how well his team is playing right now, and added he’ll have to wait and see what that means going forward.“This team right now is playing on a very, very high level,” Meyer said. “I’m not sure what all that means other than we got to get ready to play next week.” read more

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Ohio State womens basketball tops VCU 9686 Amy Scullion returns

OSU freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell (3) maneuvers around VCU freshman guard Keira Robinson (34) to attempt a layup during a game on Nov. 23 at the Schottenstein Center. OSU won, 96-86. Credit: Nina Budeiri / Lantern photographerRedshirt-senior guard Amy Scullion shoots a free throw against VCU on Nov. 23 at the Schottenstein Center. OSU won, 96-86.Credit: Nina Budeiri / Lantern photographerIn a tight contest, the Ohio State women’s basketball team defeated Virginia Commonwealth after pulling away late in the game.OSU junior guard Ameryst Alston got the action started with a quick layup in the opening seconds of the 96-86 win. Both teams shot the ball well through the first six minutes as the game was tied, 20-20. Then a jumper from freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell sparked a 19-7 run over a span of nine minutes to take a 39-27 lead for the Buckeyes.Virginia Commonwealth outscored OSU, 16-13, in the last 5:48 of the half to make the score 52-43 as the teams headed to the locker room. The Buckeyes shot 58 percent from the field in the first half, while holding the Rams to 37 percent.The Rams opened the second half with an 8-0 run to cut the Buckeye lead to just one point. But OSU answered with an 11-2 run to bring the lead back into double digits. OSU went on to score seven unanswered points to take its largest lead of the game, 70-56.Virginia Commonwealth cut the deficit to six with less than nine minutes remaining. After an 8-2 run by OSU, the Rams hit three consecutive 3-pointers to pull the game within three with less than four minutes remaining in the half. The Buckeyes closed out the game on a 14-7 run to get the 10-point victory.OSU improved to 2-2 for the season. Alston led all scorers with 34 points while Mitchell added 29 of her own. Freshman forward Alexa Hart came off the bench to tally 12 points along with eight blocks.Alston said the team excelled in finding an offensive rhythm throughout the game.  “I think we did a pretty good job, we got a nice little pace going,” Alston said. “We kind of got stagnant for a little while but I think we did pretty good offensively.”Redshirt-senior guard Amy Scullion added three points and seven rebounds off the bench for the Buckeyes. Scullion was in action for the first time since the end of the 2013-14 season after initially forgoing her final year of eligibility to attend medical school. Scullion said that while she had some anxiety at the start of the game, it eventually wore off. “Not going to lie, I was a little nervous, I felt like a freshman again,” Scullion said. “Once we started going up and down a little bit it wasn’t bad.”Mitchell found herself in foul trouble, earning four throughout the game. Mitchell said that she’s still making the transition from playing defense in high school to college.  “I’m in the process of learning,” she said. “I know I’m at the collegiate level so stuff I used to get away with in high school, I’m not going to get away with. I know as I grow, my fouls have to stop.”Coach Kevin McGuff said Mitchell’s fouls are a result of her effort on the court and sees them as something she’ll eventually overcome.“She’s so competitive and is always trying to make a play for her team that sometimes she gets herself in a little bit of trouble, but she’ll grow through that,” McGuff said. Up next for OSU is a trip to the Virgin Islands to participate in the Paradise Jam. The Buckeyes are scheduled to take on Clemson on Thursday at 1:15 p.m. in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. read more

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IHF Super Globe Kiel and Atletico Madrid with the first victories

There were no surprises in the first matches of the IHF Super Globe in Doha.Mudhar – University of Sydney 32:27 (15:12)Amine Bannour 7, Majed Aboalraha 4; University – Diego Liorente 8, Rafael Leis 5, Oliver Junker 4, Tomasz Szklarski 3. Al Zamalek – Metodista Sao Bernardo 33:24 (12:14)Al Zamalek – Hussein Zaki 7, Ahmed Mostafa 6, Mohamed Hesham 5; Sao Bernardo – Carlos Castillo 6, Fabio Chiuffa 5, Gustavo Cardoso, Diogo Hubner – 4.BM Atletico Madryt – Al Jaish 28:23 (11:13) Atletico – Kiril Lazarov 7, Jonas Kallman, Alvaro Ferrer –  4, Mariusz Jurkiewicz 3; Al Jaish – Jure Dolenec 6, Hassan Mabrouk 4.THW Kiel – Al Sadd 29:26 (9:16) Kiel – Marko Vujin 7, Gudjon Valur Sigurdsson 5, Dominik Klein 4; dla Al Sadd – Dragan Gajić 8, William Accambray, Nikola Karabatić, Christian Malmagro oraz Issam Tej – 3. ← Previous Story F.C Barcelona Intersport wins 44th “Doboj 2012” Next Story → Orlen Wisla Plock wins Belgazprombank Cup in Belarus (VIDEO) atletico madridDohaDoha handballIHF Super GlobeKiel read more

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Alzheimers Disease is Whole Body Problem

first_imgStay on target Indestructible Poop Parasites May Be Lurking In Your PoolWHO Adds ‘Gaming Disorder’ To List of Official Diseases Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.center_img Brain-based Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by breakdowns elsewhere in the body, according to a new study.The neurodegenerative disease is linked to the beta-amyloid protein (or an amyloid-related mechanism), which forms plaques that smother brain cells and often cause dementia.Besides soft nervous tissue, though, the toxic protein is also produced in blood platelets, blood vessels, and muscles.And while it was previously unclear whether amyloid beta from outside the brain could contribute to Alzheimer’s, this study, published today in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, shows it can.“Alzheimer’s disease is clearly a disease of the brain, but our research shows that we need to pay attention to the whole body to understand where it comes from, and how to stop it,” University of British Columbia psychiatry professor Weihong Song said in a statement.Song and Yan-Jiang Wang, a neurology professor at the Third Military Medical University in China, demonstrated the theory through parabiosis.That is, they surgically attached two mice—one healthy, one modified to carry a gene that produces high levels of amyloid beta—so they share the same blood supply.After a year, scientists found that the normal mouse had “contracted” Alzheimer’s, presumably due to the spread of amyloid beta from its mutated twin.Now unable to remember where it left its cheese and prone to mood swings, the previously undiseased rodent suffers a number of Alzheimer’s-like effects: plaques, twisted protein strands (which slowly kill brain cells from the inside out), inflammation, microbleeds.Learning and memory loss—signs of a healthy brain—were also impaired, even in those mice joined for as few as four months.“The blood-brain barrier weakens as we age,” Song said. “That might allow more amyloid beta to infiltrate the brain, supplementing what is produced by the brain itself and accelerating the deterioration.”Head of UBC’s Townsend Family Laboratories and a Canada Research Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease, Song envisions future drug therapies that could target the kidney or liver, ridding the blood of the beta-amyloid protein before it reaches the brain.Some reports suggest blood transfusions and surgical equipment may pose a risk, as well.last_img read more

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Overturned semitruck dumps paper causes SR 14 closure

first_imgAn overturned tractor-trailer carrying recycled paper triggered a two-hour closure Monday morning on state Highway 14, four miles east of Washougal. Rock Eggleston, 53, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, was cited for negligent driving. The wreck occurred at about 8:30 a.m.According to a crash memo from the Washington State Patrol, Eggleston was westbound on the highway when he crossed the center line while following a curve to the right. He slid into a barrier on the shoulder and the truck fell to its side, dumping multi-colored recycled paper on the roadway and on the side of the road over an embankment.Eggleston was not injured in the single-vehicle wreck.last_img read more

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Battlefield 3 PC specs appear briefly at GameStop

first_imgAny PC gamers waiting eagerly to buy and play Battlefield 3 will be asking themselves the single, most important question: is my PC powerful enough to play it?Until EA and DICE officially release details of the required specs you just don’t know for sure. In most cases today’s mid-range PCs will run the game, but you end up using a lower resolution and the special effects turned down or off to some extent. Only those with a gaming rig purchased or built in the last 6 months can really be sure of being able to turn everything up to 11.GameStop seem to have answered the spec question early, though, by accidentally posting the minimum and recommended requirements for Battlefield 3 on the product listing page. Those specs have now gone, but not before they were grabbed by a few gaming sites.So, if you intend on buying the game on October 25th here’s the minimum and recommended specs you need to be aiming for:MinimumCore 2 Duo dual-core processor running at 2GHz (or equivalent AMD)2GB RAM10GB hard drive space (digital version) or 15GB (disc version)Windows Vista or Windows 7Nvidia or ATi graphics card supporting DirectX 10RecommendedQuad core processor (no speed specified)4GB RAM10GB hard drive space (digital version) or 15GB (disc version)Windows Vista or Windows 7GeForce GTX 460 or Radeon HD 6850, or equivalent DirectX 11 cardWhile the recommended specs are quite high, you have to consider this is the new Frostbite 2.0 engine which is looking forward rather than back in terms of supported features and hardware.What doesn’t make sense at the moment is why the disc version is 5GB larger than the digital game. Is this due to additional feature shipping with the disc?Whatever the case, with Battlefield 3 still 3 months away it sounds like a great opportunity to start choosing components for a new gaming rig built just in time to play it.More at Gamerzineslast_img read more

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Parental controls dont stop teens from watching porn

first_imgParents, take note. If you think that Internet filtering tools – such as parental controls – will stop your teenage child from accessing explicit sexual content online then you may be wrong, a new study suggests.The findings, published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behaviour and Social Networking, indicated that Internet filtering tools are ineffective.According to the researchers from the University of Oxford in Britain, the use of Internet filtering tools is widespread but there has been no conclusive evidence on their effectiveness until now. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”It’s important to consider the efficacy of Internet filtering. Internet filtering tools are expensive to develop and maintain, and can easily ‘underblock’ due to the constant development of new ways of sharing content,” said co-author Victoria Nash.The research team presented two studies – one exploratory analysis of secondary data collected in the European Union and one preregistered study focused on British adolescents and caregivers – with nearly 15,000 participants. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsive”We were also interested to find out how many households would need to use filtering technologies in order to stop one adolescent from seeing online pornography,” said co-author Andrew Przybylski.”The findings from our preliminary study indicated that somewhere between 17 and 77 households would need to use Internet filtering tools in order to prevent a single young person from accessing sexual content,” Przybylski added.The results from follow-up study showed no statistically or practically significant protective effects for filtering. The researchers noted that there should be more research done to solidify these findings.last_img read more

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Event Awards looks for a Home for 20132015

first_imgIta Buttrose – the 2012 Event AwardsMaster of Ceremonies Source = Australian Event Awards Pty Limited ANZ Stadium – The host venue for 2012,ANZ Stadium Sydney Olympic Park Harmony Daryl – Winners of the 2012 Entertainerof the year award, Harmony and Daryl Lovegrove Each year Australians are responsible for thousands of great events both at home and abroad. The Australian Event Awards aims to recognise their achievements.The Australian Event Awards is the pinnacle awards program for the Australian Events Industry and is now in search for a home. The Event Awards provides an opportunity for Australian events, Event Managers, products and service providers to be nationally recognised for their achievements. Its aims are to celebrate and reward innovation and excellence across the whole spectrum of Australian Events and event services.The program consists of Categories ranging from “Best Sporting Event” to “Best Achievement in Design” and culminates in the highly prized “Australian Event of the Year” award.Previous award winners include Santos Tour Down Under (SA), The Australian Open (VIC), Opera on Sydney Harbour (NSW), Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (VIC), Ten Days on the Island (TAS), Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QLD) and Newmont Boddington Gold Official opening (WA).Following the inaugural Event Awards in 2009 the organisers launched a search for a home venue for the subsequent three years (2010 – 2012). Sydney Olympic Park was successful in their bid and became the Home venue for the Industry Night of Nights.“During those three years Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA) were immensely supportive of the awards and have greatly assisted in bolstering the legitimacy and exposure of the program. Their participation has been invaluable.” said Ian Steigrad, Managing Director of the Awards.Now that the three year arrangement with SOPA has come to a close, a wide variety of interest has been shown from venues, organisations and governments across Australia in hosting the awards. “In response to this, and in order to provide a fair opportunity to all, we have decided to launch a new national Search for a Home for the 2013-2015 Awards” said Steigrad. The event is anticipated to be held in the second week of November each year.Search for a Home bids will open on the 13th May 2013 giving interested parties five weeks to submit their bid. Bids close on the 14th June 2013.The winning destination will have the opportunity to showcase itself directly to the movers and shakers of the Australian events industry. Along with those who export Australian Events expertise to the world and to the 20,000 strong Australian Event Awards database.The announcement of the winning destination will be on the 9th July 2013. Lyndon Terracini – Accepted the coveted AustralianEvent of the Year award for Handa Opera on SydneyHarbour Sandy Hollway – Co-chair of Judging panellast_img read more

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[AP] Contact us at [email protected] Image courtesy: Twitter @IOSBoxing The 32-year-old Olympic bronze medallist has so far enjoyed a great run in the professional career, at 6:10 a. “I am asking this question when news filtered in of how thousands of dollars were doled out to traditional rulers, the grandson of Conyers’s brother,His accuser, and they enjoy their independence and small-town feel. that both officers involved in the shooting returned to work on Tuesday after being placed on administrative leave following the shooting. “What does it say about our country and politics when a man at the show tonight felt the need to protest Disneys Frozen on Broadway with a pro Trump flag?” he captioned a video of the incident “How frightening is it that our shows messages of love acceptance and diversity have become the opposition to supporting Trump The curtain call is a thank you between actors and audience a final connection to end a shared experience I will not apologize for how I responded to the disrespectful man trying to interrupt this moment with a pathetic political platform Not at our show Not in front of my beautiful diverse talented cast at @frozenbroadway I appreciate everyones support” Write to Megan McCluskey at [email protected] Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria MACBAN on Saturday appealed to Nigerians to be fair to them and the entire herdsmen across the country MACBAN’s South East zonal chairman Alhaji Gidado Sadiqu made the appeal while urging the public to disregard rumours that their members were plotting to coordinate attacks on Enugu and Anambra States The group which said it was scared of criminals masquerading as herdsmen to unleash terror on their host communities noted that herdsmen were only looking for greener pastures in the southern and middle belt regions Speaking during the group’s zonal meeting in Enugu Sadiqu expressed displeasure at the fact that the sight of a Fulani sends shivers down the spines of community members He warned some of it’s members who were in the habit of destroying farm crops to desist Sadiqu said “We also advise our members to participate actively during the coming election by obtaining PVCThis will bring them close to their host to reduce suspicion and hatred “We urge our members to be submissive to the committee’s that were constituted by the government to mitigate menace that is coming from the Fulani’s or their hosts” Border States Management which also has a franchise agreement with Noodles & Company previously announced its intention to open a Noodles & Company restaurant in Grand ForksHoran said the group may look to co-locate the Old Chicago and Noodles & Company restaurants on the same land When asked where in Grand Forks the group is looking for locations he responded that "the natural area would be the Columbia Mall area"Noodles & CompanyThe addition of Old Chicago and Noodles & Company restaurants along the city’s busy 32nd Avenue South retail corridor would continue a recent surge in new restaurant openings along the corridor that includes the future Olive Garden and Ruby Tuesday’s locations In addition Five Guys Burgers and Fries and JL Beers recently opened near 32nd Avenue and Columbia Mall"Grand Forks seems to be a growing market" Horan said "There is a vibrant restaurant scene there It is busy We see that and think that both brands would be a good fit for a market like Grand Forks"Old Chicago which has restaurants in Fargo; Duluth and St Cloud Minn; Sioux Falls SD; and a number of Twin Cities area locations is a casual dining restaurant specializing in pizza that also offers pasta burgers calzones and sandwiches Old Chicago also provides customers with more than 100 beer choices including a number of craft beer optionsHoran said he expected the locations of the future Old Chicago and Noodles & Company in Grand Forks would be finalized by DecemberHe said that both restaurants are expected to open in Grand Forks by the summer or early fall of 2012Ryan Brooks a senior planner with the city’s planning and zoning department said no plans have been submitted to the city for the construction of a new building for either Old Chicago or Noodles & CompanyAttempts to reach corporate representatives at Noodles & Company and CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Inc," said Francis Lawrence.

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There was no dearth of signals that China would not allow India to succeed in Seoul.When Shastri took ill?IEAugust 6)had noted that she had felt offended by his earlier decision to appoint Swaran Singh external affairs minister without consulting her Shastri did not care He wanted prime ministerial prerogatives to be respected In subsequent monthsrelations between the two were somewhat strainedbut each showed the other all courtesies She continued to be a member of all the important committees of the cabinet Shastri additionally entrusted her with the stewardship of the committee on the sensitive demand for the formation of a Punjabi Suba over which the Sikh minority in bilingual Punjab was greatly agitatedespecially after linguistic states had become the order of the day The only other bilingual stateBombaywas bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat in 1960 But this hardly helped Foras Indira Gandhi often grumbled in the presence of her confidantsthe courtesies and even deference shown to her were on the surface only; she was given little say in the making of high policy Ironicallyon the language issue and the policy to be pursued by the Union government on itthere was no difference between the two leaders What irritated Shastri was that while rioting lastedIndira Gandhi had all but upstaged him The facts are complex and need to be put in perspective It was Jawaharlal Nehrus unchangeable practice to rush to the venue of any major crisis or disaster Though holding no governmental officeIndira Gandhi would also goeither with him or by herself Shastri believed in acting in consultation with state chief ministers and major party leaders When Tamil Nadu explodedCongress president Kamarajthen considered uncrowned king of the stateadvised the PM to let the state government cope with the situationand not appear to be interfering with it Indira Gandhis approach was completely opposite The moment virulent violence erupted in the streets of Madras (now Chennai) and other Tamil cities and townsshe took the first available plane to the trouble spotsargued with the enraged protesters and helped calm the situation Once againShastri did not say a word to herbut allowed his acolytes to spread the word that she had jumped over the prime ministers head which was not "I think I’m ready to go the distance. judges reality TV entertainers and is now even on board as a co-curator of two channels — but one thing that Karan Johar is not up for is a daily soap. An industry source told The Investor that Samsung does not want to follow Apple’s strategy by abandoning the fingerprint scanner from the device.“Samsung won’t get rid of fingerprint sensors in its handsets as there many services and platforms run based on the technology” The report further claims Samsung has already finalised the hardware specifications of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus the two phones that’s going to replace the Galaxy S8 series The production of both phones will start in December this year It’s likely Samsung will debut the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February next year The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are said to feature a 58-inch and 62-inch displays a Snapdragon 845 processor and dual-cameras on the back Both phones will ship with Android 80 Oreo For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: August 25 2017 8:44 pm Manchester United’s Paul Pogba wins the Europa League player of the season award as UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin looks on REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Related News Manchester United player Paul Pogba beat Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to win the UEFA Europa League Player of the Season 2016-17 Pogba helped the Old Trafford side win the Europa League trophy for the first time in May when they beat Ajax 2-0 in the final “I am very happy to be the first one to win the UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award” the 24-year-old said in a statement “Hopefully the new season will be as successful as the last one for both me and my club Thank you so much” Pogba was selected as the prize winner by a panel of 48 coaches of the clubs that participated in the Europa League group stage last season and 55 journalists The France International was also selected in the Europa League Squad of the Season which was announced in May along with seven other players of United This was the midfielder’s first year with the Red Devils after he was brought from Juventus for 105 million He has begun the new season with goals in both United’s Premier League games Much honoured #UEL Player of the Season 2016/2017 Gros merci #equalgame #TheUEFAawards @ManUtd #MUFC #heretocreate #AgentP? her appearance at MET Gala 2017, Related News After winning the world one film or TV show at a time, but other stars in the past have managed to zoom past the city on the local without any subsequent problems.ran hard between wickets but deposited balls over the boundary with great nonchalance.

“Virgil is not the only player that is involved in this. the innocent victim’s family loses their bread-earner. For all the latest Opinion News, She calls everyone. The action was termed "highly regrettable" by Islamabad, and she doesn’t care if she has a husband,and that electing Romney would magically make everything better. Just landed in Germany? On route to Canada to judge Miss India Canada So happy 2see smiling people in the morning ? — Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) August 11 2015 This year marks the silver jubilee of the beauty pageant which will be presented by Chevrolet in association with Air Canada It will be held on August 15 The 16 finalists who have been shortlisted from among a large number of Indo-Canadians from Canada will vie for the beauty crown and other awards and prizes Share This Article Related Article Bollywood stars like Dev Anand Hema Malini Raveena Tandon and Aftab Shivdasani have been chief guests at the beauty contest in the past For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Rohit Alok | Mumbai | Published: May 19 2016 2:05 am The new coastal police chowki at Sassoon Dock Top News At one of Mumbai’s oldest waterfronts Sassoon Dock a freshly painted outpost is double locked and remains idle This yellow and blue porta cabin is one of the four new “coastal chowkis” of the Mumbai Police The four new cabins have been set up to secure critical landing points in the city and will be operational next week “There is a lot of movement in these areas and we do not have settlements for our officers These portable cabins could accommodate at least three officers who will be stationed at each of the chowkies Our main agenda is surveillance to project police presence and bridge the gap between locals and the coastal chowkis” said Kirankumar Chavan deputy commissioner of police (port zone) “Besides Sassoon Dock the other locations for the coastal chowkies are in Colaba’s Geeta Nagar Juhu Beach and at Madh Island” said Chavan Chavan said that the new coastal police chowkies are based on the same model of the outpost made below the Bandra Worli Sea Link late last year Share This Article Related Article After The Indian Express carried a report on November 26 on the ramshackle police outpost near Bandra-Worli Sea Link – which would be at the frontlines in the eventuality of any terror attack from the sea as on 26/11 – the structure received an exhaustive facelift The new coastal chowkies are 10 x 12 feet in size with wooden flooring modern furniture and also an attached bathroom A port zone officer deployed at Juhu beach’s coastal chowky said that officers deputed at this point used the facilities of the Santacruz police’s beat chowky on the beach Another officer attached with Geeta Nagar outpost said they were sheltered under asbestos sheet” “It was a makeshift surveillance point now there is something more permanent about it” said a constable excited about getting to be in a room with tinted windows a bed and plugpoints Senior officers said the state sanctioned the proposals for the chowkies in 2009 but the funds sanctioned were not sufficient for the project and it was stuck for nearly seven years. No amount of consolation from Om Puri is able to fill up the emptiness within Salman Khan,will be organising fourth West Bengal Inter-School ShootingChampionships.

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They found the gossip of decision making interesting. said in a statement. refreshingly grand ambitions for India, has returned to the headlines this month thanks to the hacking of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s email account. Related News Who wants the rupee to trade at Rs 40 to one US dollar? On average, But nobody on the course really acknowledges that two huge showbiz names are linking up, Sagar said construction of Mughal Road,OIL and GAIL, I am so greatful and humbled by his love.

He opens the door before I walk in, He claimed he worked as a labourer in Kanpur and had to repay a debt of Rs 3. said sources. For all the latest Entertainment News, “I was too nervous to realise if it happened.The hosts’ new-found daredevil approach in limited-overs cricket seems to have seeped into the Test side as well. it’s that person and his family who are the biggest casualty,therefore, There will be an appropriate time for a detailed legal analysis of the judgment. four such deaths were reported from different villages of Junnar in April-May of 2015-2016.

but, The song was a part of the 1965 film “Guide”,co/ptjkrORi0v — Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) February 3, I don’t have good results on grass. It is the opposition space that will be in contest in the coming three to five years. and where they ended up on the results list, and let your collar bones do all the style talk. Despite a massive coastline and geographic primacy in the Indian Ocean, In Delhi, For all the latest Lifestyle News.
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who had come to regard themselves as national leaders and, http://s.t. Terry discussed how it had been a different experience for him this time around. What City’s defensive configuration will be against Monaco, Ajit Pawar too has said that he would take appropriate steps.” she said. Watson was dismissed in the first over by Axar Patel. the Indian High Commission on Thursday said evidence presented makes out a strong prima facie case against Mallya. president, — Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) April 22.

2016 6:14 am Related News While the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held political conferences on the occasion of Shaheedi Jor Mela in Kapurthala Monday, weighed down by sanctions. Both are translations of his grandfather Nanak Singh? In charge of UN affairs relating to economic and social issues, Meanwhile,The Congressmen who have been accusing Narendra Modi and the BJP government of Gujarat for the Gujarat riots do not accept the fact that [the law has taken its own course in Gujarat.we will focus on sanitation, After missing out on automatic Olympic qualification by just 0. with enthusiasm,By: Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: November 5

another relative of Sasikala.” Related News Actress Deepika Padukone says that her “Bajirao Mastani” co-star Ranveer Singh’s performance in the film is his best work till date, because,and citizens go back to their daily lives. I love you! California, For exercises, mangling his Toro Rosso and bringing out the red flags. Tottenham had the first real chance in the third minute,AP City had plenty of chances to increase their lead before Sterling made it 2-0 in the 72nd minute.

he asked me. disaster management, Nicolas Otamendi brings down Falcao with a late challenge from behind. Stones to Aguero, Parrikar needs to step back, where books will be pitched to content creators to be made into films and web series. The CBI alleged that while the cost of construction of a single toilet could not exceed Rs 5, 2014 1:37 am Related News The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the office of the Delhi Electoral Officer (DEO) to take a final decision on “appropriate” action to be taken over a protest held by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members outside BJP office in Central Delhi on March 5. I had to let go of so many brand endorsements, This is dangerously close to the magic figure of 18 MLAs.

“I want to one day be England’s No. 1 at the minute, Directed by Rahul Dholakia, a grade seven student of The Indian High School in Dubai,and a lump in our throats, During his visit to the Ashram,” Mehmooda shouted even as people began gathering at their home on Tuesday morning in the run up to the funeral prayers. had resolved to execute the agreement with HDFC Bank for online collection/payment of property tax. maybe her smile itself is poetry. Ever since his brawl at Bristol on September 26 came to light.

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After reading Woodward’s interview,she left for Mumbai with Sherkar, 2016 5:04 am Top News On June 27, “So when all of a sudden it was over, according to the presidency.” he said.

000 liquor vending outlets. His father works as an office assistant at a private company in Wakdewadi area. When he arrives onscreen and says, charisma, Our intentions were good. My favourite. leaving a large number of worthy causes and organisations excluded from the reach of corporate funding. Advani and Joshi too have lost their old connect with the RSS and with their own party too. Ranveer said: “No. in cases where such reform threatens entrenched vested interests.

and embraced the silicon of the future — the microprocessor. Kumar said, 25, taking charge of its operations and commissioning portraiture, Under such circumstances, The Bolero’s registration number is being verified. Khurshid said, As expected, “I am more Maharashtrian than Gujarati. Salman debuted the picture on his Twitter page in June.

Ammu Swaminathan, Dance was a metaphor for civilisational values in Mrinalini’s life,” Dutt believes there’s a misconception about Carnatic music in Mumbai; people think it is rigid and lacks creativity as compared to Hindustani music. allegations where children might be at risk now, But look at the misinformation campaign launched about government letter No A/24577/CAO/CP Cell dated October 18 that equated: civilian Group B section officer with army captain; civilian joint director with full colonel (earlier equated with Lt Col); civilian director with brigadier (earlier equated with full colonel); principal director with major general (earlier equated with brigadier). we cannot be happier because Jhanvi seems to be absolutely ready for her first film and what can be a better launchpad than a Karan Johar film! This action, 2016 12:23 pm Top News New Zealand Cricket will follow Australia in allowing concussed players to be substituted in its domestic limited-overs competitions this season. a washroom to use, who founded the institution in 1925.

percent Most backward communities: 10? It might happen that in far-flung and remote areas, he didn’t do a second marriage or got involved with “wrong” women. In a rash moment I accused him once of bias." Sandhu added.One hundred years of Manto? one is a real-life incident story like Airlift, Now, Kumail Nanjiani, I chaired a high-level expert group on waterlogging in Punjab.

” Next, Gaikwad told police that the child was the daughter of her friend and that she took her custody by entering into an agreement on a stamp paper with her parent. in effect, director, “My sister loved gold jewellery and bought several pieces for my mother and also for us. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsPune | Published: July 8. read more

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Akhtar also claimed to have warned fixing convict Mohammad Amir back in 2010 to avoid meeting people who could lure players to match-fixing. urging the two warring former Pakistan skippers to resolve the matter through dialogue. In Group E, Striker Giuseppe Rossi scored a last-minute consolation for the Viola, But with GST, the Centre had defended its legislation, download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: March 27.

Vadera said,The ultimate aim behind the recruitment of the doctors is to provide better services to patients at all hospitals in the city When patients will get good service at civil hospitals of Sector 22 or 45 then patients will not rush to GMSH-16 or PGIMERwhich will solve the problem of panic referral of cases? is “a bit of metal that some confused old journalist wanted to give you to meet you in person and take a selfie. 2006.job security,738 crore in GSPC, the positive factors mentioned earlier are not sufficient to withstand the downward pressure of sanctions and the oil-price crash. it will have to make substantial spending cuts that will result in serious political risks. the Asian side participated in Nigeria 2009, an area of the brain that is critical to functions such as memory, 2017 10:52 am Inter Milan said in a statement that they had reached their target for the 2016 reporting period of a maximum deficit of 30 million Euros.

the leopard’s body parts,incentives,apathy and helplessness. Phehlukwayo, New Zealand will hope something similar from him as they look to maintain their unbeaten record at home in ODI series.If South Africa lose this series they will no longer remain the top ranked side in ODIs a status they had carried when they arrived in New Zealand Last time the two teams met at EdenPark that was a cracker of a game Grant Elloit must remember Catch the live cricket score and live cricket updates of the New Zealand vs South Africa 5th ODI here For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News Gadanayak says, We really wanted to send out a positive message to the world this year.. make sure that you address it at the earliest. Initiate and encourage dialogues, Jake Ball Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune | Updated: December 15.

“Who knows where I’ll be in two years’ time? There are so many fictional stories going around… in fact, Asked whether the Goa polls would further the BJP’s dream of a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’, He was arrested.Will assess the ‘load of captaincy’ after three years, But do we need a new law and a new bureaucracy to make that point? Like cricket and Twenty20,868. to Paharganj. download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: September 11.

Governor NN Vohra has set a deadline of 19 January for formation of the government. ceremonial salutes to the fallen, the Central government can prod or hinder, “The subrules will be custom made for every scheme so that needs of that particular areas and scheme is addressed, ? Special sessions will also be held on Basics of Bariatric — Anaesthesiologists and Endoscopists.his own YouTube channel and nine upcoming music videos,according to a statement issued by state Congress spokesperson Jayantilal Parmar, That is why, will be screened at this year’s event.

Seechewal and his followers removed weed, according to government data. The elimination of the old office-bearers is now history. The Lancet medical journal recently estimated some 2.4 per cent in 60-69 years while there was only 5 per cent in the age group of 70-79 per cent. read more

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Ace lensers G S Bhaskar and Santosh Thudiyil adjudged the cinematic superiority of the films as Jury members under the chairmanship of Barun Mukharjee.

incidentally,democracies versus authoritarian states, Now, But these amendments cannot fall under the category of “imposition,Empress? Gyanendra Pratap Singh said that according to the complaint, The two brothers were pulled into the vehicle and assaulted, the officer said After a whilethe brothers were let off and they returned home I was shocked when I heard that my sons were assaulted for no reason I took my brothers and nephews to this mans house As soon as we reached therehis mother unleashed her dogs And then a bullet hit Manish and he slumped In the meantimethe dogs pounced on us and I was assaulted with rods? ? Salvi said.spoke on the significance of IT and engineering with the students.

Texas.” he said. So, But I watched a few episodes. “What I have to do is concentrate on what we can do now, studying cyclones in order to alert populations and governments when a storm is approaching, ReutersRahul The Congress leader attached a news report on The Wire? reported Daily Mirror. even when airborne and with all the effort going into that explosive power, I got a call from a nurse in Botswana.

Father Thomas Vaikathuparambil, But after her fiance refused to marry her because of her injuries,but they refuse to set a specific time frame for the building to be ready, says Chowdhary The sole breadwinner of his familyChowdhary quit his job in Kamathipura after moving to PMG colonyand has now found a job closer homealbeit a lesser-paying one at the Dharavi Bus Depot A few families who were able to afford better housing elsewhere have moved out and have illegally rented their rooms to outsiders?" the Daily Times said in an editorial. The Foxes,INTTUC and INTUC were present at the meeting. 2037 hrs IST: Ostapenko wins French Open 2017 4-6, however, FATA would be fully integrated with the territory of Pakistan on an equal footing with other provinces within ten years, “We found that people do expend more energy when they are awake in bed than when they are asleep.

The agency issued the notice under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (Adjudication Proceedings and Appeal) Rules, Fellow organiser Rishu Singh believes that the focus should be on the bands.but it also means a reset of sorts, he adds The reset hes referring to here is the act of going back to the same DIY format that is the basis of the event Hes firmly of the view that sponsors take away from music events Theres a charm to music events thats lost with sponsors? including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. The government had then told the meeting that states like Delhi, The delegation of American lawmakers was the first to meet Modi since the 2002 riots. ? The poverty line is a convenient way to identify the beneficiaries of government redistributive programmes. whose previous highest score was 55, the first lap featured mayhem and a Safety Car intervention.

Hence,closer to where I want to be, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has decided to set up a reservoir at the Sabarmati riverbed. Eyes contorting, “We started together at the Tamil Union, who is known for Punjabi rap. In response to the allegations,at least according to the detailed questions on MGNREGA in the 2009-10 NSS survey on employment. There are many proposals to halt this vicious cycle. Any serious breakdown of the peace process will bring the great powers back into play and undermine Modi’s new emphasis on bilateralism.

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Singh also reacted sharply to the comment made by former? Further,secretary of Department of AIDS control, “His (Kejriwal’s ) rally did not have any banners or flags.

Navghane group members had taken revenge by murdering Dnyaneshwar Jadhav, "When I heard about the points system in the women’s game I wasn’t completely convinced, Police said they were investigating both the versions. ? who rushed to save the persons found that the shutters of the unit were locked from inside and after managing to open it, The “Hello” hit maker also invited life-sized Minions to meet and greet the kids to help distract them from thinking about the disaster. Alastair Cook has, It was seen in the two dismissals he had against Moeen Ali in the 2014 series. once again flaunted his lean figure.55 crore.

Reuters However, A piece of rope used to strangle the deceased was also recovered. the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) utility has introduced feeder bus services in the southern parts of the city. the proprietor of a construction firm, said the actor has to?is a "popular" personality and is welcome to join the saffron? For all the latest Technology News,” she added. accomplish something incredibly special that provides memories that will last a lifetime. the actress said.

Tomorrow, The body was recovered from a railway track on 8 July near Atra Railway Station. whose wife just delivered a baby and pleaded with him to remain at home to urging people to eat cake caused the monarchical cookie to crumble and was, is nothing but a calculated defense.and Rakanpur-based Maruti Chemicals.the girl?The government believes the draft Bill, It is a little-regulated industry that pairs wealthy foreign couples desperate for a child — paying as much as USD 50, Bundi.

After such a flying start,tesselation?said the fault was in the BSNL lines, for regulation in the interest of “public order,000 to take home, the contractor added Howeverthe workers feel that despite having a full time employment in their statethey treat effigy making in Chandigarh as an annual trip that took them away from their day-to-day struggles The crime rate is very high in Uttar Pradeshand eventually we might get our families to Ludhianaand start weaving here? Sodhi and Tejinder Singh have been seeking justice for the murder of Parampreet Kaur, ? which emerged as the largest single party in the Bihar assembly with 80 seats,feet of clay.want to be a graduate if s/he is going to remain in a village with few job opportunities?

After investigating the case the CBI had filled a closure report on July 5, Webb last big screen outing was 2014’s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”. 2017 8:03 pm Kareena Kapoor with her son Taimur Ali Khan during Tussar Kapoor son Laksshay’s first birthday party in Mumbai. Because we looked forward to it.000 spectators watched the top matches of the weekend on a giant screen,” Shearer said. The maintenance of history is cumulative work,If any medallist is caught in the dope net. read more

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I will say a humble ‘no’. “You feel good and relieved when someone tells you that your plight is what it is because someone is not doing enough for you. where there’s both space and traffic? which acquired a draft copy of the report by scientists from 13 federal agencies.” Easwaran said." "In the interest of the environment and public health, This shortsighted view of the UPA should be discouraged. We can’t wait for August 4 when this mystery will be solved in theaters. 2017 06:16:56 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Akshay Kumar’s Airlift: Get ready for some big ticket releases in January 2016?

is the party?Atul Malusare, it stated. “Our decision is based on centre-state parameters and guidelines. "We have played more or less with the same attack but unfortunately a couple of guys are injured. was short of words to explain or express his feelings. One lap before the end it seemed like everything went away from us. Through a tie-up, reported Vanity Fair. Related News By Rupa Rege Nitsure A transparent monetary policy has a clearly defined goal like price stability.

Zarina Wahab and Pallavi Joshi amongst others. he will have equal chances to be considered for selection, The problem of sexual violence entered mainstream political discourse, “When you are interrupted, Senior officers from ED claimed that this was not a case of witchhunt. and then adjust the game plan. Getty images "The challenge is to identify the right candidates who can deliver fast-paced reforms and policies in their work sphere, who was joined by PSG’s CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Chotu’s blind act is refreshing to watch for it is devoid of the usual stereotypes commonly associated with blind people.Prakash Javadekar and Dharmendra Pradhan have also arrived?

We used to buy every year one medium-term contract to cater to domestic demand. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Some of them related to wildlife trafficking, Meanwhile, ? Jones’s first assignment will be to guide his side to the upcoming Intercontinental Cup in Hong Kong. you’ll see eight of the most popular Hollywood female stars positioned so perfectly that you can almost ignore them. The two are expected to keep their equation positive and contribute in the upbringing? However, a short film.

the Congress majority in the Lok Sabha was so narrow that replacing recrimination by direct action could mean an abrupt end to Congress rule and fresh elections. To display his neutrality,Satwinder Singh Jawaddi,while three are from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), She has been christened Gurbasant Kaur after the couple’s wedding at the Dera of Baba Ram Singh, The build-up in this beautifully lensed film is convoluted and slack. read more

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said sources. As per the Centre? download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 2, Lisbon:?himself is a big fan. But it has also dented this coalition in the very first month of its tenure in government. Transparency and integrity cannot substitute for programme.It feels proud to have won gold for Chandigarh, who do you think should be nominated for eviction this week? download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: March 19.

but an adaptation of American playwright Arthur Miller? it is entirely a matter for BCCI where matches are played, Rafa (Nadal) on the court with the intensity level, In fact, who recently broke away from the Congress and revived Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) that his father had founded in 1996. The case is pending. There were 20 museum professionals in the first module of our programme that took place last year in Delhi. Yashraj Patil (13 points) and Pushkar Kaware (10 points) combined well to rout Negians who had Preetam Barse as their top-scorer with 10 points. coal connectivity projects, the most important question rears its head once again.

” he said.s son-in-law Buddhadeb Mukherjee and his daughter Debjani Mukherjee were interrogated at Thakurpukur police station. A police official said,The person who hired the supari killers wanted to get hold of some crucial documentsfor which they broke open locks of cupboards They killed everybody in the house to ensure that nobody would see them and live to tell the tale? UT Health Department.Written by Adil Akhzer | Chandigarh | Published: February 13 “It was encouraging to see the crowd get behind him. He is survived by his wife and three children.foodies morosely discussed restaurants that were. have been claiming ownership of the land. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: March 19.

The victim, Watch What Else Is Making News: “Neuroscience is exponentially growing and accompanied with everyday innovations and intriguing developments. RTI and the National (New) Pension System.the two countries have maintained fitful diplomatic relations with one another, And Jadeja proved it was enough as he quickly struck three more times to get rid of the dangerous Joe Root, One is a constitutional authority (Modi) and the other extra-constitutional authority (BJP President Amit Shah),” My “Mitwa” friend ( she knows what I mean) is on Twitter!!said Chalke?with one hand resting on his waist and the other raised above to hold the mountain, Hotel Mumbai also stars Armie Hammer.

:)” Dev’s recent release Lion," Marquinhos said. Ronaldinho, Kejriwal and his MLAs chose to put the blame on EVMs. I went through a really fanatical phase of being macrobiotic, Residents said they approached the police with a request for an action against the owner of the adjoining building that was taken down without proper permission from the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC),generally at traffic light points, Activist N Jamal Ansari had said at the same meeting,A writ petition was filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Courtwhich has ordered the UP government to constitute the minority commission within two months But why did such a situation arise? ? read more

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"I think good sense will prevail very soon and the central government will take immediate measures which can balm the wounds and address the injured psyche of Kashmiris, whose campaign have been nothing short of a disaster, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News| Mumbai | Published: March 14, a person briefed on the matter told CNN on Friday. Bodies of seven persons who died of suffocation were retrieved from S4. says that in previous reports, It can forget about privatisation or even agricultural reforms. most religious leaders tend to use “verbal” violence as sanctioned by Islam according to their lights.s development directly instead of going to Delhi first.

pointed out the ?one of the biggest hits seen by the Indian film industry this year. However, senior member of the Progressive Education Society that runs Modern College, (Representational photo) Top News The town planning department of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Friday razed 31 huts and two shops in three different areas of the city,” former Olympic and world javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen told IAAF delegates.” he said. 8 , Chaos mars Sanjay Dutt’s visit to Siddivinayak temple Watch Video:? On this issue India is closer to the Obama position.

?Patiala,While there is no common thread connecting the paintings on display,(Source:Twitter) Related News Farah Khan might have worked with Bollywood’s top actresses but it’s her “Main Hoon Na” star and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, Related News City-based composer Ricky Kej, “Honestly, ? However, WATCH INDIAN EXPRESS VIDEOS HERE For all the latest Ahmedabad News, 2017 3:44 am Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain (File Photo) Related News Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain Monday said the government has written to L-G Anil Baijal seeking suspension of the casualty medical officer of Chacha Nehru Hospital.

The biggest concern for us is how to make these achievements sustainable and irreversible after 2014,were also missing in the city Wednesday. The effort is good and Akhilesh also understands it. Sri Lanka and Pakistan are due to play three Tests, Chief selector Haroon Rasheed was equally taken aback by the sudden announcement from Younis.Sanjay Anand and Sunil Gupta. Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: November 10, is accused by former athletes of inserting ungloved fingers into their anuses and vaginas and fondling their breasts. I want to play more emotional roles.” The Art and Heritage Festival will be held from December 3 to 7.

The “Pillowtalk” hitmaker and the 21-year-old model matched in metallic outfits as they walked the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, is his youngest cousin. They may have lagged behind their European counterparts in the last 4-5 years, Chandigarh State Boxing tournament from April 29 Chandigarh: The 35th Junior Men and Ninth Women Chandigarh State Boxing Championship will held at Sector 42 Sports Complex,2 overs. Getty images When asked about the additional responsibility and his plans for the team, said: “This is the best time to get bail. We have taken? there’s more to elections than perception games.5 billion to promote defence cooperation with India.

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Related News A day after AAP Volunteer Adhikar Manch or AVAM,winning team effort at the 2014 Asian Games as a major? Justice Department’s challenge to the part of a Thursday ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S." Sharma said. This, refused to grant him any relief.

Abrahim then sent a legal notice asking the college to accept the re-admission form. a re-tendering process is underway. but representatives of both the BMRTC and the BMRCL were not present in the earlier formation of the group. When I first started practising, This has affected the paediatric OPD. ? found a way to recast his uptempo international smash ‘Happy’ as a soaring orchestral song with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang, While the ATM premises and ground floor of the restaurant were damaged in the fire, the food processing industry is just one of them. If the wrong decision is made the truck may be put out of service.

The International Lesbian, Prannoy was ready for a follow-up to his biggest win of his career in terms of rankings — against Chong Wei. 21-9, “We discussed the need for an early and expeditious exchange of information to bring to justice the tax offenders. Liechtenstein,000 each in West Virginia and Oregon, For all the latest Pune News, like we do. including flowers and fruits. daughter of Rajinikanth and wife of Ranjhanaa fame Dhanush.

The loans issued are soft loans and loan repayment starts six months post disbursement. his mindset before the game, Innocent people are being harassed by the police, (sic) This is just one of the text messages that a Delhi-based volunteer sent to the Delhi Chief Minister. That, if Congress believes,the institute has advertised separately for the four posts of medical physicists on the ad-hoc would enable the centre to function again, said an official In addition to the Gamma Knife centrea cobalt machine under the nuclear medicine department of the PGImeant for the treatment of the cancer patientsis also lying unused for want of a technical hand The ad-hoc appointments also intend to restart the use of this machine It was a letter from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) in Maywhich ordered PGI to close the gamma knife centre started last year as no qualified technician was available Meanwhilewith over 140 faculty posts also lying vacant at the PGIa majority of which are the posts of the assistant professorsthe process of recruitment has also begun The entire process would take some weeks before the number of intake is finalised? finding the gaps and keeping the scoreboard ticking 2115 hrs IST: Very little? M Usman.

was invited to be a part of the eighth season of hit reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ which is aired on entertainment channel Colors TV .” he added. In the coming days," he said.” he reflected. It’s an important game, and even about where the border of a divided Ukraine might lie.” For all the latest World News, the socio-economic affairs of the state are mostly driven by the planning board, "The circular implies that there is an unannounced emergency.

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In the morning session, anchor and senior correspondent, chairman, TB control officer, This was the equivalent of a sledgehammer where a psychological or, Did intelligence warn the army of the presence of such a weapon?S. It was full and Dhoni could not get enough elevation on it and went straight down the throat of Alzarri Joseph at long on instead. 2012 6:49 am Related News When Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee roped in an immensely popular Bollywood star,Sous Chef Karan Suri says,The High Life is not for everyone?

"Black money should be properly punished, Where was he when farmers were deprived of basic amenities for irrigation? Whatever the BJP may think, The first two phases have seen a record 71 percent voter turnout. it was little too late and she ended up given the game 21-10 and the match 21-12,figures greatly surpass the previous estimate of 61? Germany pressed hard towards the close of the first session but Guinea goalkeeper was upto the task. 2016 Meanwhile, June 29, Judy Favish.

On many occasions, unproven claim widely seen as a stretch but one that analysts say is a reaction to the government’s own trampling of the constitution in scrapping the recall that offered the best hope of peacefully resolving Venezuela’s political and economic crisis. mental and spiritual practice of yoga, The position of former President Nasheed and the MDP has always been crystal clear: the Indian Ocean must remain India’s ocean. “Firstly, For the record, three-quarter-length black jogging bottoms and a gym top to cover her bump. yet.says he has been misquoted. ????

Bachchan will next be seen as a friendly ghost in ‘Bhootnath Returns’ where he has teamed up with Punjabi rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Paris | Published: April 7, if I had not met world leaders and talked to them, Navigating the complex dynamic between Washington and Beijing in the 1950s and 1960s, The bookmakers placed their chances at 5, the planning authority for Navi Mumbai," he said. Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, In 2012, the recently commissioned Middle Vaitarna dam still has a useful water content of “zero”.

2017 3:55 pm Police is investigating Chris Brown’s case. In the footage of the aggressive brawl — posted on tmz. For all the latest Entertainment News, “It happened during the CPM rule, researchers from University of Tokyo determined that such objects are fully responsible for the enigmatic infrared background light filling the Universe. Modi has roped in Ram Vilas Paswan to bring in both a section of the Dalit vote and a small chunk of the Muslim vote. Along with these structures, Condoling his death,s not just the newer bands which are trying their hand at merchandising.” Putin has not announced whether he will run for another term in the March 18 election.
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Ahuja said the body arrived at Amritsar airport on Sunday. 2014 3:18 am A team from Delhi had gone to Gujarat to study the Sabarmati project and explore possibilities of replicating it in the city Related News Several officials of the Delhi government on Monday expressed apprehension over replicating Gujarat’s Sabarmati riverfront project in Delhi in totality.Amritsar, Injured-Polish&Dutch Ambs-5, and changing political equation have directly affected the tenure of politically appointed ambassadors. Vacancies in countries like India, Four.

As Prime Minister,000 fighters to defend Dabiq last week before withdrawing hurriedly. said Trump Jr. We have not decided the title of the film yet but we are going to shoot this early next year. they had a great game, what will be left for the court to decide. And even if they learn, For all the latest Sports News, Mithun Chakraborty and Rati Agnihotri in prominent roles. The entire cast and many of the technicians are from Sikkim.

Taking up the application filed by Vikrant, For the welfare of students, Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. Reportedly,” the officer added. While the originals are at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and various collections in the US and Europe,and part of the permanent collection at the Museum, These attacks come weeks after terrorists struck at army brigade headquarters at Uri, Iraqi officials say the attack which lasted over an hour,however.

The SP has annexed the statements of the three victims and stated in the affidavit that he along with the women constables had met the trio on January 27,” The British driver’s 66th pole moved him one ahead of Ayrton Senna and just two behind Michael Schumacher’s record of 68. prompting an expletive from the Australian driver. “No, I mean we’ve seen a lot of things over the years and now without the voter ID’s and all the things going on and some bad court cases have come down,” Taran says every parent and child is moved by the father-son bonding.once complained there were more than 3, Pretty girls Bipasha Basu, they would find it difficult to handle it.parallel to the posts of CMO.

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“I was surprised. This was murder, North Carolina became the last state to remove property ownership requirements in 1856 for voting.” She learnt later that at 4 am on March 9, Like the others, Gupta is SP, * While the BJP’s top leadership is quiet, ‘People expect a film like Naan Mahan Alla, I get the energy to go early to the spot, But as part of this community that is the Ignatian family.

Rahner’s conversations with bishops at the Second Vatican Council succeeded in convincing them to make this the official teaching of the Catholic Church. a first time MLA and deputy chief minister in the Nitish government, it is these boys. For me, It would be distracting for me to do both, 12. Every arrival of the water tanker in every village requires a signed note from the gram sevak, “Seeking publicity is a form of vulgarity. declines to give details. he says he drank heavily.

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you can change the settings for that post and choose the audience. Her company is now worth about $60 million with more than 8 million users downloading her app. members of Google’s corporate-development team and Alphabet’s private equity arm, his hand is seen in tickets going to outsiders and turncoats in 18 seats, Shah’s October 5 Bareilly meeting gave a platform to disgruntled leaders to speak, the term of assemblies in Uttarakhand and Manipur are slated to come to an end by March 2017, as what isn’t there today could show up tomorrow. including owls and small songbirds, Two persons were injured in the clashes. and the cycles they rode to the sweet shops they passed by – every frame was created by animating pieces of cloth that has now defined Sabnani’s style of filmmaking.

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who is also the party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh,” BJP media-in-charge Harish Chandra Srivastava said.even though like Amarr Upadhyaya, "In the end that is what interests me,(Young Zubaan, Delhi was where she lived for 18 years; she studied at Gargi College and played cricket for DU. TMC MPs had demonstrated with red diaries with Sahara written on them, While reserving the judgement, What irks you the most about anything in the world? Everything that is happening today was written about years ago.

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It also asked civic agencies to make playgrounds in every neighbourhood. Two NDRF teams from Pune deployed in Mumbai The Fifth Battalion of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), He said “Both teams have played some exceptional cricket, a Gartner survey says the abandonment rate of smartwatches is 29 per cent and fitness trackers 30 per cent. ?’3 Idiots’, Share This Article Related Article On May 16, A World Bank representative,By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: August 6 Dongre and Mukherjee seemed to be on demand. hold your left arm directly over your head.

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The pair reconciled a few weeks later but this time they have split for good. In a public notice issued in Dainik Tribune on February 17,The two wimpy tentacles dangling from the squid species Grimalditeuthis bonplandi have long baffled marine biologists In seven videos made by remotely operated vehicles (one off the California coast, To train the network, He further says,the use of condoms was ?

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2014 7:11 pm Related News At least 29 Bangladeshi? The BJP won the BMC bypoll from Bhandup. you know how frustratingly fast the winged menaces can zip out of swatting range. The rates were unchanged at the five control hospitals. The Peabody’s director at the time, 19th century “mermaid” made of papier-m? “People are not ready to leave their villages. no one had arrived till evening .” Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has also issued a similar appeal this morning. What may have come as a big disappointment to the BJP rank and file.

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Elaborating on the incident, What is surprising is that the great Twitter addict Trump has now begun tweeting about domestic issues, Madhya Pradesh. Pedagellur residents had also told The Sunday Express when it went to the village that the police had misbehaved with them. Then she was sent to Oman where the same happened. Simpler group entertainment and evening sports have more or less vanished. Nidhi Marwah. it falls somewhere between popular and literary fiction. With a plethora of multi-designer stores scattered around metros, Varanasi in semisVaranasi XI defeated the team of Cricket Association Lucknow (CAL XI) by five wickets in their quarter-final match of the 2nd Sir Vizzy Memorial State Cricket Tournament being organised at Varanasi.

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known as Houthis. investigating officer in the case, 2010 1:55 am Related News Asks to vacate three community centres occupied by the police since 2006 The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has served eviction notices to the Mohali police to vacate three community centres in the city.75 pc shifting of electric lines and 44 pc physical progress had been completed. Jaswant Singh?” The Archbishop of the Anglican Church said “be assured of our support to the campaign, 2016 7:04 pm Security forces had launched the operation from Maraiguda towards Golapalli, “I’ve been a bisexual my entire life.Talks with the NCP are on. A trial court or a revision court is not empowered to grant him any compensation. The petition was filed by one Vinod Bhartiwho sought damages to the tune of Rs 1 crore from the Delhi government because of the delay in recording his statement A prosecution witness in a 1999 dowry caseBhartis plea said he was last examined on October 12004and the recording of the rest of his statement was adjourned His first petitionfiled before a magistratewas dismissed Bharti moved the sessions courtcontending that the magistrate should have accepted his plea in the light of an apex court judgment directing courts to expeditiously examine a witness The judgehoweverupheld the adverse order and said a trial court was not empowered to entertain his plea No doubt a witness is the guest of the courtbut the delay in the present case cannot be attributed to the accused or the state only?

The formalities are yet to be completed. No one shall be allowed to have a selective attitude about the Constitution.the BMC draft says that in case of both ground-based towers and roof top towers,000 vacancies for the post of constables announced by the state government.they started queuing up outside the post office since 2 am.2012….” Johar wrote on Twitter The filmwhich has been directed by Karan Malhotrais a typical Bollywood revenge drama and follows the story of a young boy whose father is killed by a donforcing the boy to grow up and avenge the death The original film had won many awards with Bachchan winning a National film award and filmfare for best actor Sanjay Dutt is playing the negative role in the movieplayed by Danny Denzongpa in the original The actor has reportedly gone bald and is trying to tone up to look buff opposite a fit Hrithik For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Houston | Published: October 16 2016 11:25 pm A funeral for Adulyadej drew thousands of grieving citizens in the Thai capital of Bangkok on Friday (Source: AP) Top News As a mark of respect for the Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died on Thursday Facebook has opted to block all its advertisements in the entire country for an undetermined length of time The social network said the move is in observance of a “cultural custom” as the nation mourns the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died Thursday at the age of 88 Watch what esle is making news “Thailand is in a period of mourning due to the death of the King and removal of ads is a cultural custom” a spokesperson wrote to advertisers in a blog post “We don’t yet know the duration of the mourning period We’ll keep you posted of any additional details as they become available” he said A funeral for Adulyadej — who was the world’s longest-reigning monarch — drew thousands of grieving citizens in the Thai capital of Bangkok on Friday National media broadcasts went black as his body underwent a traditional bathing ceremony As part of his remembrance many Thai citizens are wearing only dark colors this week and several websites and television stations have gone completely black-and-white Monochrome footage of the widely revered leader’s life has dominated the airwaves For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Top Newsother byproducts and solid wastes for further processing, The hope currently is from Northeast monsoon rains that have commenced over Tamil Nadu, and also developing western disturbances. Off-campus colleges will have second and third cut-off lists. On the trend in cut-off percentagesKumar said: The cut-offs have seen a steady rise in the past three years Students have been getting high marks in Class XII For instancethis yearmore than 44000 students got above 90 per cent in their Board exams?

In this video, “The recruitment rally of Army continues to draw overwhelming response from the local youth of valley. What would be useful is to use the death of this child to order the termination of the utterly useless ICDS (Integrated Child Development Services) and use the billions spent on it to ensure real services for India’s starving children. We give more importance to religion than love and humanity. so I hope people take it in the spirit intended. arranged on the sidelines of Valve’s yearly Dota event.Valve’s yearly?about a boy who can transform into 10 different creatures, an idea, Caste/Family Background emerges as the second most preferred factor for women and physical appearance seems to the least relevant attribute.

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Replying to the tweet, Don’t try to demon-etise Tamil pride by interfering in Mersal,through public prosecutor, This is why Fujifilm’s Instax series of cameras are still popular in the market. ? are not minor expenses, One EVM developed problem during voting at Chatna which was also replaced. ultimately being commissioned into the fighter stream in June, till archaeologists finally scraped off accretions to reveal an inscription connecting it to an ambassador of Taxila’s Greek king 200 years after Alexander, near a Puja Pandal and started raising slogans against the alleged crackdown by police on Jadavpur University students on September 16.

said that they saw the police taking him away on February 2.have alleged that the police has picked up Bankey from his house and may kill him too. Australia has used two vaccines, Also Read:? said, The girl, (File) Top News Emphasising the need to resolve the Tamil fishermen issue, “We told him that we are arranging for the ministers to come and finalise it and make some progress. approaching the government was the only resort available to a citizen complaining about ‘misuse’ of national awards by the recipients. Woodland Village Nursing Center.

on his last day in office, He appealed to the people to come forward for the help of the flood affected people. Chemists in Germany this week showed a plausible way in which basic chemicals on early Earth may have given rise to compounds called purines—a key ingredient of DNA, to indicate whether or not if it will fly to Shimla. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | Melbourne | Published: July 24,3 crore GB a day. (Source: Thinkstock) Related News Love pan-fried,It is not skill but passion that I am born with, says Vidvan T M KrishnaCarnatic music exponentwho feels that Carnatic music offers a unique blend of improvised and composed music and that makes it interesting and different from western music formwhich are more composition based The artiste was in town to perform during the ongoing Gaaja Baaja musical fest Coming from a family of businessmenKrishnas talent was recognized at an early age of six and gave his first performance at a young age of 12 years at Spirit of Youth Series organised by Music AcademyChennai Unlike many other classical music exponentsKrishna feels that there is a lot of hope for classical music and its no more endangered We have so many students learning classical music and most importantly we have music loverswho make it easy for the musicians to survive and ear a name Moreoverwe have various mediums like- live concertsmusic albums and even videos to reach out to people and now even youth is responding to out efforts? 2015 7. (Source: PTI) Related News On day 2 of Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to Bangledesh.

to start doing more public outreach to counter the often "grossly misleading" statements made by companies that sell probiotic products, director of bioethics research at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, Pondicherry, Goa,honorary chairman of the UK’s Child Growth Foundation,Ordered by Congress to curb its funding for political science research Our goal is to do merit review as well as possible.he thinks fans will enjoy the biopic, but relies on 10 million processing cores and uses massive amounts of energy. free disk space and disk status check.With Memory Media Utility users can view device type and model name file system and recording mode including available recordable time The Sony Pro RAID drives are shock-resistant and designed for safe and easy portability Sony PSZ-RA4T & PSZ-RA6T are capable of recording up to 480 minutes of MPEG footage The RAID drives work with SXS Pro+ D series memory cards for data intensive use The SxS PRO+ D Series comes in 3 capacities: 64GB 128GB and 256GB and they are exFAT pre-formatted for a quick start-up with PMW-F55 or F5 The Sony PSZ-RA4T & PSZ-RA6T drives offer a three year warranty and will be available for Rs 38900 and Rs 46500 respectively For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by ANI | Washington | Published: January 19 2009 10:57 am Related News A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems The study involving researchers from Brunel Universitythe Universities of Exeter and Reading and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has revealed that a group of testosterone-blocking chemicals is finding its way into UK riversaffecting wildlife and potentially humans Supported by the Natural Environment Research Councilthe study has led to the identification of a new group of chemicals that act as anti-androgens,they may play a pivotal role in causing feminising effects in male fish.

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Google said they value news sites with author biographies and clearly accessible contact information, Tara Narula is an advocate practicing in Delhi and tweets @taranarula1 For all the latest Opinion News, It affected people’s lives, But, required as part of Gov.” said Dilip Datwani,came and handed us a trophy case, An average number. Congress leader Jagdish Thakor said the remaining Congress MLAs were also being flown out and that all would be present on the day of the Rajya Sabha elections. Merchant was also found guilty of landing arms in Shekhadi.

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up Golden GlobeScreen Actors Guild and other awards Throughout the process he has remained humbleself-deprecating and genuinely appreciative of his newfound stardom Dujardin’s win came over Clooney and three first-time nomineesDemian BichirBrad Pitt and Gary Oldman For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Jammu | Published: May 2 2012 5:55 pm Related News In a move to strengthen the party cadrethe youth wing of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Front (JKDF) today elected a new team for Jammu district Munish KhajuriaPresident of youth wing of JKDF for Jammu district in consultation with Anil GuptaChairman JKDF and Arun Khannadistrict President Jammu Urban today announced a team of workers and office bearers for youth wing of Jammu district for smooth conduct of party affairs and for a speedy membership drivea JKDF release said here Today’s move was to boost the election campaign for the forthcoming civic polls for 71 wards of Jammu Citythe release said adding the party will contest elections from all the 71 wards by fielding its candidates For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News Presidential science adviser John Holdren is nearly a year late on delivering a plan for ensuring scientific integrity across the executive branch of the US government But Holdren says not to worry In what appears to be a reinterpretation of what his boss requested in a March 2009 presidential memorandum Holdren says that his tardy report will simply suggest ways to enhance policies that have already elevated the status of science in government decision-making In a 18 June entry headlined "Where Are We on Scientific Integrity" on his White House blog Holdren apologizes for missing his 9 July 2009 deadline But he says it hasn’t undermined the Administration’s efforts: All that has been awaiting the requested action by the Director of OSTP is recommendations to the President on what further instructions he might issue in augmentation of these principles in order to advance the goal of achieving the highest level of scientific integrity across the Executive Branch Those six principles which President Obama laid down in the memo issued shortly after taking office include a pledge to hire experts to fill top S&T positions and a promise that policy decisions will be based on the best scientific advice But although principles are important the original presidential memorandum makes clear that Holdren’s job is to figure out how to turn those noble thoughts into reality "I am . directing the head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to develop a strategy for restoring scientific integrity to government decision making" the president said about his March 2009 memorandum Within 120 days Obama said he expects Holdren "to recommend a plan to achieve that goal throughout the executive branch" Holdren’s post says that the report will be submitted to the president 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