2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy today in the worst stock market crash since 1987

first_img Peter Stephens owns shares of Morrisons. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Associated British Foods. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. 2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy today in the worst stock market crash since 1987 Enter Your Email Address Peter Stephens | Thursday, 2nd April, 2020 | More on: ABF MRW Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Trying to time the FTSE 100’s market crash is likely to prove highly challenging. After all, its near-term prospects are closely linked to news flow surrounding coronavirus. Since this is near-impossible to accurately predict, share prices could move higher or lower in the near term.However, valuations across the FTSE 100 suggest now is the right time to buy large-cap shares for the long run. A number of the index’s members offer growth potential at relatively low prices.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Here are two prime examples of FTSE 100 shares that, while having uncertain near-term prospects, could deliver high returns in the coming years.MorrisonsMorrisons (LSE: MRW) reported a mixed performance in its 2020 full-year results. The company’s sales declined by 1.1%, as challenging trading conditions persisted. However, it was able to make progress in areas such as wholesale. During the year, 240 McColl’s convenience stores transitioned to Morrisons banners. This could enhance the company’s exposure to the growing convenience store segment over the coming years.Clearly, the business is operating in exceptional circumstances at present. Demand for a variety of products has increased in recent weeks. The near-term prospects for Morrisons are likely to be uncertain. But the company’s investment in online operations could leave it in a strong position to capitalise on the growth prospects for grocery deliveries.Having fallen by 9% since the start of the year, the supermarket’s shares now trade on a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 13. There are cheaper stocks in the FTSE 100, as well as in the retail sector. But the growth potential of Morrisons means it could offer fair value for money. As such, it now seems to be worth buying for the long term.ABFAnother FTSE 100 share that could offer long-term growth prospects is ABF (LSE: ABF). The Primark owner is experiencing a very challenging period, announcing recently that all of its clothing stores are closed. This represents a loss of £650m in net sales per month.However, parent ABF is making changes to its operations to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on its sales. For example, it’s reducing discretionary spend and has ceased ordering new items for sale within its Primark stores. It’s also negotiating with landlords to delay or cease rent payments in the short term. This, the company believes, could allow it to recover around half of its net sales per month.Of course, ABF has a strong balance sheet with £800m in net cash. Therefore, it seems highly likely to survive the current challenges faced by the retail sector.Moreover, its operations in other sectors, such as ingredients and sugar, have thus far not been impacted by coronavirus. As such, the company could offer investment appeal after its share price decline of 32% since the start of the year. See all posts by Peter Stephenslast_img read more

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Argos customer donation tick box aims to raise £250,000

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  20 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 26 November 2005 | News 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Argos and Help the Hospices have launched a new customer donation facility this Christmas which, it is hoped, could earn the charity £250,000 during the next two years.The scheme called ‘Tick to Give’ enables customers to give 20p to Help the Hospices by ticking a box on their selection slip when they are choosing items in store. They then simply hand over their additional 20p when they pay for their items. Early indications are encouraging and the scheme has already raised over £10,000 in the first eight weeks. Advertisementcenter_img The money raised through Tick to Give will be used to help fund Hospice Information — a multi-media information service provided by Help the Hospices and St Christopher’s Hospice. Argos customer donation tick box aims to raise £250,000 Tagged with: Events Tradinglast_img read more

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Thune Unveils New Conservation Program

first_img Facebook Twitter Thune Unveils New Conservation Program Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 3, 2017 SHARE South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune is introducing a measure designed to give producers another conservation option in the upcoming 2018 Farm Bill called the Soil Health and Income Protection Program, or SHIPP. This is a voluntary program to address soil health and less-productive farming land. The SHIPP proposal is a shorter conservation program than the normal Conservation Reserve Program. To participate, farmers would have to commit a maximum of 15 percent of their least productive acreage for three-to-five years which is a shorter time commitment than the 10-to-15 years required for CRP. “Having a program like this that’s three-to-five years in duration satisfies a lot of the requirements that farmers are frustrated with regarding the CRP program,” Thune says. He says this will be a good opportunity for farmers to get income off their least productive lands and give them a chance to plant crops on it again if commodity prices improve.Producers can plant the acreage with hay or alfalfa outside of the nesting and brood-rearing period in their county. The annual SHIPP payment rate is half of the CRP general sign-up rental-per-acre rate for the county.Source: NAFB News Service SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Thune Unveils New Conservation Program Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleData Coalition, Growers Join to Launch National Ag Data Cooperative Hoosier Ag Todaylast_img read more

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Limerick woman to stand trial over glass attack

first_imgCiara Killeen WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads A LIMERICK woman is to stand trial on charges of assaulting another woman with a glass at a nightclub which left her with 23 stitches in her face.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 31-year-old Ciara Killeen of Hyde Road is charged with assaulting and causing harm to Mary McCarthy at Queens Hotel in Ennis in the early hours of November 1 last year.At a sitting of Ennis District Court last week, Judge Patrick Durkan sought that the State outline the nature of the allegations before the court so as he could determine jurisdiction in the case.Inspector Tom Kennedy said it is alleged that Ms Killeen got into an argument with Ms McCarthy in the smoking area of the nightclub. She then struck the victim in the face with a glass, before they both started fighting on the ground.Ms McCarthy went to the nightclub with four friends on the night and during the course of the incident she suffered an injury to her right eye.Security staff had to separate the two women as they fought on the floor.Judge Durcan refused to accept jurisdiction in the case as he outlined that he doesn’t like dealing with “bottling or glassing” matters.Ciara Kileen was remanded on bail until April 27 next to allow the State preparation and serve a Book of Evidence. Print TAGSCiara Killeenlimerick Facebook Twitter Previous article‘OnTrend Marketing Tips’ for Limerick Women In BusinessNext article#Weather warning issued for #Limerick and five more counties Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsLimerick woman to stand trial over glass attackBy Staff Reporter – March 1, 2016 1483 Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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Mulvaney: ‘The Bureau Is Not Designed to be Accountable’

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago April 11, 2018 4,069 Views About Author: Radhika Ojha Tagged with: Accountability CFPB consumers Financial Services Committee Mick Mulvaney Rights Senate Previous: Fitch Examines Top Servicers Next: Pinpointing the Hottest Housing Markets Accountability CFPB consumers Financial Services Committee Mick Mulvaney Rights Senate 2018-04-11 Radhika Ojha Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Mick Mulvaney, the Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) appeared before the House Committee on Financial Services to testify on the 2018 Semi-Annual Report of the CFPB that was released last week. This is the first of the two hearings where Mulvaney will testify, with the second hearing to be held before the Senate on Thursday.In his opening remarks, Mulvaney noted that, while the statute required him to be there, it didn’t say a word about answering questions or testifying. “I think that’s wrong and I’m using it as one of the examples of how this statute is written,” Mulvaney said. “The bureau is not designed to be accountable and my work there is aimed towards one end goal: to make the bureau more accountable.”Mulvaney said that he was there to answer questions from the committee and was of the opinion that both sides of the political spectrum would be served by fixing the statute on CFPB’s rules and bringing more transparency to the way the bureau worked.A former congressman himself, Mulvaney, who also serves as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, was asked questions ranging from the extent that the bureau protected consumers’ rights to a competitive and transparent market, to rumors about running for Speaker of the House next year.“My job is to make sure the bureau is acting consistently with our statutory responsibilities, to improve our daily operations and our interactions with consumers and industry, and to ensure we are accountable to the American people,” Mulvaney said.In his written testimony, Mulvaney laid out the new strategic priorities for the bureau, which included recognizing free markets and consumer choice and taking a prudent, consistent, and humble approach to enforcing the law. “This reflects my understanding that consumers and creditors alike gain from mutual exchange, provided that promises are kept, terms are clearly disclosed, and property rights are protected,” he said.On a question from the committee on the bureau’s budget, Mulvaney answered that, while the bureau had asked for $0 for the second quarter, they had requested the Federal Reserve for $98.5 million for the bureau’s expenses in the third quarter.Answering a question on the new approach that the bureau planned to take to fulfill its strategic priorities, Mulvaney said, “The bureau is going about its work in several new ways. First, to execute the new mission, the bureau will continue to seek the counsel of others and make decisions only after weighing relevant available evidence and a full range of perspectives.  Second, the bureau will protect the legal rights of all, equally. And third, we will do what is right with confidence, acting with humility and moderation.” This hearing was perhaps a precursor to the issues that are likely to come up during his testimony to the Senate, such as CFPB’s long-term structure and Mulvaney’s approach to enforcement actions in what is being deemed to be a face-off between him and Senator Elizabeth Warren. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Mulvaney: ‘The Bureau Is Not Designed to be Accountable’ The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Mulvaney: ‘The Bureau Is Not Designed to be Accountable’ Sign up for DS News Daily Related Articles  Print This Post Subscribelast_img read more

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Finn Harps in real danger of going bust

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Newsx Adverts Finn Harps in real danger of going bust Facebook Pinterest Twitter A meeting was last night told that Finn Harps will go out of business if €48,000 is not raised before December 21st.That message was delivered to club’s shareholders who gathered in Ballybofey last night.The club’s outstanding debts of almost €50,000 that must be met by the December deadline for the club’s application for a licence for the 2012 season to be processed.Speaking to Chris McNulty of the Donegal News  after the meeting, Club Chairman Joey O’Leary said the future of the club can be secured if enough support is forthcoming:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/harps1pm.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+center_img Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleMcElhinney’s named ‘Store of the Year’Next articleBishop Seamus Hegarty confirms he is to step down for ‘health reasons’ News Highland By News Highland – November 7, 2011 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic last_img read more

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[Yatin Oza Contempt] “We Can Agree To Disagree, But Discourse Must Be Palatable; Even Lord Krishna Forgave only 100 Mistakes”: Justice Kaul

first_imgTop Stories[Yatin Oza Contempt] “We Can Agree To Disagree, But Discourse Must Be Palatable; Even Lord Krishna Forgave only 100 Mistakes”: Justice Kaul Mehal Jain13 Oct 2020 2:05 AMShare This – xOrally hinting that a reasonable settlement may be arrived at, the Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred to November 5 the hearing in the matter of Yatin Oza’s contempt.The bench of Justices S. K. Kaul and Dinesh Maheshwari heard the matter.Senior Advocate C. A. Sundaram, appearing for the GHCAA in the intervention application, advanced that “whenever a senior advocate is de-designated, it…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?LoginOrally hinting that a reasonable settlement may be arrived at, the Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred to November 5 the hearing in the matter of Yatin Oza’s contempt.The bench of Justices S. K. Kaul and Dinesh Maheshwari heard the matter.Senior Advocate C. A. Sundaram, appearing for the GHCAA in the intervention application, advanced that “whenever a senior advocate is de-designated, it affects the bar at large and not just the one person. Every single person so designated or aspiring to be so designated is affected””Second is the issue of when public utterances outside the court can be said to be a reflection on the manner of judges’ functioning? Criticism of the judiciary- when can it be contempt? This impacts the bar at large…the judiciary itself functioning administratively may be open to a certain view”, he advanced, expressing a desire to be heard on these aspects..”This is a matter where everybody will jump on the bandwagon and then it will be an unending exercise. It has happened before the HC and before us too, where different viewpoints were expressed by different people…your application is before us. We’ll see…as of now, we are not inclined to pass any orders of dismissal or issue of notice…otherwise, there will be 101 different pieces, you are aware. The hearing will become impossible”, remarked Justice S. K. Kaul.”We have no desire to expand the matter. The GHCAA only says that should the matter enter into those aspects, it wants to be heard. It is the Association’s first endeavour to resolve the matter”, assured Mr. Sundaram.”If there are ‘x’ number of people who say that, then there will be ‘y’ number of people who think otherwise…there will be different views at the bar as to what should be done…he (Oza) not only commented on the system but also the jurisdiction of the court more than once. That is why the judges acted how they did…now how should the SC step aside these issues as judges?”, observed Justice Kaul.As Senior Advocate Arvind Datar, appearing for Oza, sought to be heard on merits, the bench remarked that at this stage it is only inclined to issue notice- “whatever sentence there is, it is itself arising out of the court…so there is no question of anything happening now”, remarked Justice Kaul, even as advocate Nikhil Goel pointed out that the High Court has itself suspended the sentence for 60 days.Next, Senior Advocate K V. Vishwanathan, appearing for the GHCAA in the writ petition, indicated the August 6 order of the top court- “Although Your Lordships said that the brief has been exceeded, the role of the petitioner was acknowledged…ultimately, he took up the Association’s cause which landed him in this””Your Lordships said it is not capable of resolution”, he pressed, urging that they be heard, assuring the bench that there would be no repetition. Justice Kaul assured that the matter is not that complex and that they are inclined to issue notice.Next, Senior Counsel Dushyant Dave appeared for his “parent HC association” advanced, “I state at the outset that one cannot find fault with the HC judgment. But considering that an unconditional apology has been tendered, I would only urge that the court find some solution””That is the endeavour, whether it began earlier or later…as a person who has been the CJ of two HCs, I can say it is difficult to get unanimity between two Courts…this is not just about debating the issue…this is not just a one-event issue but something troubled the court repeatedly….the bench emerges from the bar- at least 2/3rd of it does, the rest come from judicial services….this is an opportunity for both sides to see their functioning…we may be at fault too, the problem may be from the bar or from the bench…but normally, we can create a balance…”, noted the Judge.”I am getting complaints from AORs everyday that while their matters are not being listed, others’ are! Mr. Oza had intervened on that account!”, pressed Mr. Dave.”These are unusual times. They are difficult for everybody. Earlier, even holding a hearing was found to be difficult before this court. Now some systems, as in the Delhi HC, are being found better…we are all in the process of learning…world over people are learning…but in this unnatural environment, the patience of the people is running out, there are also mental health issues, what with people being confined…we can agree to disagree, but the discourse, the expression of a different view should be palatable, the language should be acceptable”, observed Justice Kaul.”I accept that he may have made mistakes in the past, but an unconditional apology means a lot! There can’t be a greater punishment than the humiliation he has undergone in the past few months! I request Your Lordships to please take a wider view of the matter!”, urged Mr. Dave.”Discourse in every field, not just the legal field, has become aggravating…people should learn from what has happened, so that views can be expressed in a palatable manner…there may be differences, but the judiciary and the bar work together…I have spent as many years on the bench as in the bar, but you don’t forget your years at the bar…we will work out something”, assured Justice Kaul.”I have immense faith in Your Lordships”, said Mr. Dave.”The man has learnt a lesson like never before, the man has been humiliated like never before! Irrespective of everything, he is not justifying anything and only wishes to put things in context…the issue is not of this side of the bar or that side of the bench, but of putting a man down in his place permanently! Your Lordships are aware of the extreme death penalty nature of the punishment”, began Senior Counsel A. M. Singhvi.”But the HC must have felt very strongly…”, remarked Justice Kaul.”And rightly so! But Your Lordships can take care of the larger interest, view the larger perspective…that is the difference between the SC and the HC”, pressed Dr. Singhvi.”Keeping that in mind, we hope to arrive at a settlement. but please set aside the shoes you adorn at the moment and see our perspective, as we are doing for you”, noted Justice Kaul.”De-designation has happened before. But for how long is a separate issue”, remarked the judge.”Then Your Lordship may treat the hearing as concluded. We leave it you to determine the larger interest of the bar and the bench”, said Mr. Dave.”We appreciate your faith but this will be a burden on us. We can sort things out together”, said Justice Kaul.”It is not in the interest of the institution to go in to the matter’, said Mr. Dave.”You are right. So give us a solution to the problem. Please accept your responsibility for your parent HC both on the side of the bar and the bench…We appreciate your stand. We appreciate all the senior counsel before us for seeing the right perspective in this situation, and not as us versus them”, remarked Justice Kaul.”I have an additional reason also…my father used to be on that bench”, added Mr. Dave.”I remember…So We have 5 eminent senior counsel before us…With your experience and ours too, we will be able to resolve this…with your assistance, we can arrive at a reasonable solution, protecting the dignity of the HC at the same time”, assured Justice Kaul.”Taking a cue from Your Lordships’ sentiments, the HC didn’t implement the sentence..it has been kept in abeyance”, pointed out Mr. Vishwanathan.Mr. Datar tried to make submission on Oza’ s comments as regards the registry’s functioning, reiterating that the court had just said these are difficult times.”HCs have a more closer-knit system, considering the bar and the bench are from the group…like I said, it is difficult to get unanimity between two courts…even after we expressed our sentiments, the HC went this far. So there has to be something more to what happened, and repeatedly so….The HC can’t be asked to get its system in order….Mr. Dave also said the boundary has been crossed too many times. We give credit to Mr. Dave to say that something has happened….””I, being the President of the Bar, cannot give too many suggestion as it will be self-incriminating….But may I say that both your Lordships, Justice Kaul and Justice Maheshwari command universal respect at the bar…as the President of the bar, I would like to express the admiration and the gratitude of the bar for your Lordships’ respect to the bar”, said Mr. Dave.Finally, the matter was adjourned to November 5.Next Storylast_img read more

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Kinesiology Lecturer Pool

first_imgThe position will remain open until filled.The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: September 11, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: Relevant Master’s degree. Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To commensurate with experienceApplication ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which theindividual is assigned.Ability to and evaluate adult learners. Evidence ofsatisfactory achievement in previous academic work.Previous teaching experienceApplicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. Teaching in one or more program areas in Kinesiology. Theseinclude undergraduate, physical activity, graduate, and generaleducation classes provided by the Department of Kinesiology.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversity– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within theCanvas Learning Management System (LMS), the official LMS providedfor the SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not,must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common space as all students are directed to log into Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have accessto this system prior to the semester start date. Department SummaryThe Department of Kinesiology is in the College of Health and HumanSciences. Department website: www.sjsu.edu/kinesiology/center_img CVCover LetterStatement of Teaching PhilosophyStatement of Expertise, including professional experience,courses you are qualified to teachList of References Required Qualifications Brief Description of Duties Preferred Qualificationslast_img read more

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Critic Pushes Council’s Buttons on Peck’s Beach Village Repairs

first_imgSenior units at Peck’s Beach Village between Third and Fourth streets, Simpson and West avenues.Michael Hinchman called City Council’s March 2014 decision to spend $467,000 for new roofs on low-income housing that may now be torn down and replaced “the most asinine, back-of-the-napkin thing the city has done in a long time.”Hinchman — an Ocean City resident, president of the Fairness in Taxes group and former mayoral candidate — spoke during the public comment portion of a City Council meeting on Thursday (Jan. 8).He was reacting to news that the Ocean City Housing Authority is in the early stages of a plan that could possibly result in tearing down Peck’s Beach Village (off Fourth Street) and replacing it with new elevated townhouses. His comments sparked a reaction that was the highlight of an otherwise uneventful meeting._____Read More: New Elevated Homes for Low-Income Residents in a Flood-Prone Zone?_____In the interest of efficiency, Council procedures prohibit any sort of back-and-forth exchanges between the public and council members during meetings. But in recent meetings, council has allowed unscheduled segments for councilmen to refute public critics.Hinchman said he at least understood the city’s argument for spending $1.2 million to make repairs that allowed Peck’s Beach Village residents to return to homes flooded and damaged by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. But to spend another half-million a year-and-a-half later on buildings destined for the wrecking ball was wrong, he suggested.Hinchman’s comments provoked a response from several council and city administration members refuting Hinchman’s central premise.Councilman Keith Hartzell started the exchange, and new Business Administrator Jim Mallon pointed out that Council’s March 2014 action designated a federal Community Development Block Grant for the roof replacement, that the decision to replace roofs at Peck’s Beach Village was made before Superstorm Sandy, and that while he “certainly appreciates the Housing Authority’s optimism,” there’s no guarantee that the low-income houses will be demolished soon.Council approved the replacement of roofs for the 40 family units on the south side of Fourth Street before Sandy. The March 27, 2014 vote was to continue the project by replacing the roofs on the 20 senior citizen units on the north side of Fourth Street.Councilman Mike DeVlieger said the intent of the original vote was “to put a high priority on keeping families in town.”City Solicitor Dorothy McCrosson noted that neither the plan to overhaul Peck’s Beach Village nor the vision of OCHA Executive Director Alesia Watson was in place at the time of the original vote.“Is there anybody who wouldn’t think we could get by for a couple years with a temporary repair?” said Councilman Pete Guinosso, who voted in favor of the roof replacement in March 2014.last_img read more

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Summer-Like 2nd Half Of The Week

first_imgA summer-like surge will settle in for the remainder of the week as a large high pressure system anchors itself offshore. Southwest winds will pump warm & humid air into the area through Friday. Temperatures will soar well into the 80s to near 90 across South Jersey however, southwest winds will keep the coast a bit “cooler”.Plenty of sunshine expected each day with an afternoon seabreeze which will knock temperatures down a bit along the beaches. Highs will reach the upper 70s on Wednesday and into the 80s Thursday and Friday.Temperatures will climb into the low 90s well inland with 80s closer to the shore. As a result of the heat and humidity, an Air Quality Alert was issued for the entire region. This means ground level ozone will reach unhealthy levels mostly due to emissions from gas powered vehicles and equipment. Anyone with respiratory difficulties, such as asthma, should limit their time outdoors especially children and the elderly. This harmful air pollutant occurs usually in the summer months when temperatures reach well into the 80s and 90s with mostly sunny skies and virtually no wind.If you were hoping the warmth lasted into the weekend…no such luck. A cold front will move in Friday which could bring the threat of a shower or t’storm late in the day. High pressure from Canada will build in and winds will shift onshore dropping temperatures into the 60s by Saturday. It will be quite breezy but sunshine will prevail.Forecast Highs for Saturday.For Sunday, there could be more clouds but still dry with onshore flow still keeping temperatures in the 60s.last_img read more

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Area water attractions might reopen by the end of the month

first_img Google+ CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market By Tommie Lee – May 14, 2020 0 238 Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleHow To Help Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s During COVID-19Next articleKrispy Kreme offering free donuts to The Class of ’20 on Tuesday Tommie Lee Area water attractions might reopen by the end of the month Facebook Pinterest Facebook Google+ WhatsApp (Photo supplied/City of South Bend) After weeks of going stir crazy and the promise of warmer weather on the horizon, families are anxious to find something fun for the kids.Per the governor’s directives, pools and splash pads around Indiana are preparing to open before the end of the month.A tentative date has been set for May 24, though that could change based on necessary movement in the state’s response. However, any decisions on when to reopen water attractions in our region will likely have to wait for guidance from the state government level, and further evaluation lies ahead. Twitter Twitterlast_img read more

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Three arrested after police take charge at homeless encampment in downtown South Bend

first_img Three arrested after police take charge at homeless encampment in downtown South Bend Facebook WhatsApp By Jon Zimney – May 26, 2020 1 328 WhatsApp IndianaLocalNews (Jon ZImney/95.3 MNC) Three arrests were made after several homeless people refused to leave a tent city encampment in downtown South Bend, on Tuesday, May 26, after being given several days notice to evacuate.The stand off with police happened at the encampment at South Michigan and Monroe Streets as South Bend Police and code enforcement took charge.Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski said there are several local agencies who can provide help for the people in the encampment, but they can’t force them to take it.The situation ended peacefully with most of those involved receiving help from a nearby church.The three people arrested face trespass and resisting charges. Google+ Twitter Previous articleSturgis boy, 14, critically injured in lawn mowing accidentNext articleState of Michigan expands COVID-19 testing Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Facebook Google+ Twitter Pinterest Pinterestlast_img read more

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Press release: RSH Quarterly survey published covering Q4 – January to March 2018

first_imgFiona MacGregor, Executive Director of Regulation, said: in the year to March 2018, providers agreed £10.1 billion of new facilities, £2.5 billion more than in the previous year 95% of providers having sufficient debt facilities to last over 12 months or more – with the sector’s re-financing risk and re-pricing risk remaining low an moderate increase in the 18 month pipeline for both affordable home ownership (AHO) and market sales total investment in new supply at £10.0 billion in the 12 months to March 2018 was broadly in line with forecasts – with investment in new housing supply expected to be £14.3 billion over the 12 month forecast period capitalised major repairs increased 4% in the year to March 2018, and are forecast to increase further in the year to March 2019 The survey provides a regular source of information regarding the financial health of PRPs, in particular with regard to their liquidity position. The March survey includes additional annual data, particularly relating to private finance. Where any information received through the Quarterly survey indicates a potential concern, this is followed up with providers. Although providers currently remain in a strong financial position, the regulator will continue to closely monitor sales exposure and sales activity. Where sales revenues are lower than forecast or where a provider is reliant on sales receipts, we will seek assurance that the individual providers have sufficient access to liquidity. The Quarterly survey sets out information such as the amount of borrowing by registered providers and where they have borrowed it from, the number of affordable home ownership homes and market sale homes they have built and sold. Alongside a programme of periodic In Depth Assessments and regular financial stability checks, it provides regulatory assurance on the sector’s financial strength and the continued viability of individual providers.The regulator’s Quarterly surveys are available on our website.Further informationThe regulation of social housing is the responsibility of the Regulation Committee, a statutory committee of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The organisation refers to itself as the Regulator of Social Housing in undertaking the functions of the Regulation Committee. Homes England is the trading name of the HCA’s non-regulation functions.The regulator’s purpose is to promote a viable, efficient and well-governed social housing sector able to deliver homes that meet a range of needs. It does this by undertaking robust economic regulation focusing on governance, financial viability and value for money that maintains lender confidence and protects the taxpayer. It also sets consumer standards and may take action if these standards are breached and there is a significant risk of serious detriment to tenants or potential tenants.For more information visit the RSH website.Our About the Regulator of Social Housing page has contact details for media enquiries.For general queries to RSH, please email [email protected] or call 0300 124 5225. The Regulator of Social Housing’s latest Quarterly survey shows that the social housing sector has sufficient access to finance and is in a robust position to respond to any changes to the wider economic environment.The survey report, published today (31 May 2018), covers the period 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018 and includes forecasts up to 31 March 2019. This quarter’s survey, based on responses from 229 private registered providers (PRPs) and PRP groups who own or manage more than 1,000 homes, also includes annual data relating to private finance, impairment and non-registered entities.Some of the main findings in this quarter include:last_img read more

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Conflict of interest policy adopted

first_imgThe Harvard Corporation has adopted a University-wide conflict of interest policy, the first time such a policy has been crafted to cover faculty members across the entire campus. Drafted by a faculty committee chaired by Vice Provost David Korn, it is intended to serve as a framework within which each of the Schools will tailor rules to the specific circumstances of their faculties. It is expected that every School will produce a set of policies that is at least as stringent as those in the guidelines set out in the University policy, and that some will be even more stringent. The Gazette sat down with Provost Steven E. Hyman and Vice Provost Korn to discuss the way the new University-wide policy was developed, and the impact it is expected to have.Gazette: Why was it necessary, at this specific moment in time, to draft a University-wide conflict of interest policy?Hyman: Harvard is increasingly committed to research that might lead to products that will improve the lot of humankind. In our society, products make it out of the lab and into the world — where they can create benefit — through a process of commercialization. So some Harvard faculty are being encouraged to commercialize their research or otherwise engage with the private sector, in addition to writing papers for publication in notable journals.At the same time we are encouraging this kind of collaboration with private industry, it’s also important that we address our rules governing financial conflicts of interest. It’s very important to note that we’re living in a period of history when the news media, the general public, and members of Congress and government agencies are very concerned that potential financial conflicts might interfere with the kind of objective exploration and reporting of science that is at the very heart of the academic enterprise.Korn: The University is not designed to be an ivory tower isolated from the world. So the trick is to be able to have a robust system for affording faculty opportunities to engage with the commercial world and at the same time not threaten in any way their own fundamental integrity or that of Harvard.Gazette: But these guidelines apply to far more than just work in the sciences, don’t they? Aren’t they meant to guide the formation of policies at Schools as diverse as the Divinity School, the School of Education, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Harvard Medical School?Hyman:They are. And it’s very important to realize that while most commercialization used to occur only in a small number of departments and a minority of Schools, increasingly we see more and more collaboration across departmental and School boundaries. For example, we see connections between engineering and chemistry in FAS [Faculty of Arts and Sciences] and the Medical School, or between diverse parts of the University and the School of Public Health, where again faculty may be engaged in private sector collaborations or commercialization. Policymakers outside the University and our own governing bodies — that is the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers — encouraged us to develop a set of policies that could apply to the whole University, rather than creating artificial boundaries with nothing but separate policies. And then David and the committee came up with the really inspired idea that while we should be governed by a shared set of principles, given the different cultures of the diverse faculties at our University, with different kinds of engagement with the private sector, implementation should be a matter that is School-specific, with the proviso that School basic implementations can’t deviate from the spirit or the letter of the University policy.Korn:The frontiers of much scholarship, especially in the sciences — basic and applied, behavioral and natural — are increasingly multidisciplinary because the problems now on the table are so large and complicated; teams of individuals from multiple disciplines have to come together with their various resources to make these huge projects tractable. And it simply isn’t feasible to have a team in any walk of life, whether it’s research or whether it’s basketball or football, where the team members play under different rules and behavioral expectations. It just doesn’t work. It’s certainly true that many of the Schools in the University had in their own faculty policy publications some mention of conflicts of interest. But in many instances they were neither concordant nor robust, so building a policy that would enable the Schools to become more harmonized in the ways they deal with these matters was a driving goal of the committee that we formed to wrestle with this issue.Gazette:So we now have an overarching University-wide policy that sets the parameters for the development of individual School policies. And the Medical School has completed a revision of its existing policy, creating conflict of interest standards that in many areas exceed the University guidelines. What about the other Schools — is there a set time by which they must create policies?Hyman:We haven’t set a time limit yet.  In the early fall, David and I will sit down and take the necessary steps toward creating School-based implementations of the policy. I think it’s critical that David and his colleagues [on what will be a standing committee on conflict of interest] provide technical assistance, because for some of the Schools, this is a very new set of ideas. For Schools that are already engaged in science, engineering, and quantitative social science, these are not new issues. We’ve already begun a series of discussions with the deans of Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, and Public Health about School-based implementations. And those deans, well aware of the extraordinary degree of collaboration that occurs among the faculty their Schools, have pledged themselves to creating implementations that are as like to each other as possible, and in particular, having identical implementations with respect to human subjects research or clinical research, so that faculty don’t face what might be called bureaucratic double jeopardy when they engage in collaborative projects.Korn: It’s important to realize that the cultures and practices and historic interactions within the Harvard community vary enormously across the Schools. For example, the Business School exists to create leadership in the business community. And to do that requires the inculcation of values and skills necessary to achieve that objective, requires that there be much more interaction between students and faculty with business entities, than say might be necessary or considered normal in a philosophy department, or an arts department. Similar interactions are often necessary in the School of Education, and in the Design School. And yet the ways in which these different disciplines and professions practice these interactions also vary, as does the culture of what is considered appropriate and what isn’t. And none of that means that one is right and one is wrong. It’s just that the rules of a medical school would be entirely inappropriate in many respects for a law school or school of education. That’s why flexibility in how the policy is implemented is incredibly important in a University with such diverse areas of scholarship and professional education. It’s virtually impossible to get a one-size-fits-all policy that isn’t strained and artificial and unnecessarily burdensome.Gazette:Dr. Korn, as a graduate of the College and Harvard Medical School, you were familiar with much that is unique about Harvard. But you’d been away for decades, at Stanford, where you were chair of the Department of Pathology, and then dean of the School of Medicine, and then at the Association of American Medical Colleges, where you were a vice president. Given that time away, what surprised you the most when you returned here to take on this task?Korn:The unique feature, which I knew about but hadn’t thought about for a very, very long time, is the remarkable decentralization of the University. That in a lot of ways creates an interesting challenge for any form of central guidance or leadership, no matter what it is. The Schools have historically been very independent, and they have thrived in their independence. And the idea of coming together to develop University-wide policies is not common. So when Steve and I put the committee together to take on this task, we agreed we’d have representation from every School. We weighted the committee a bit with three members from FAS, acknowledging the three divisions, and three members from the Medical School — including hospital-based professors who are highly regarded as leaders of the academic medical community. Every other School had a single member. When the committee met initially I asked each member to introduce him or herself, and asked that they speak about conflict of interest matters that they were aware of in their own areas that bothered them. That led to an incredible amount of enthusiastic participation. The second thing we did was to get the members to define the goals, missions, and values of Harvard University. That wasn’t part of our charge, but I decided to ask the committee members to articulate what they thought were the missions and values of the University. The reason that was important was that from that point forward, the entire discussion of financial conflicts of interest and how to manage them was driven by the shared agreement, that these missions and values were core and had to be protected from any sort of undermining or tarnishing. And it was that shared agreement on what it is we’re trying to protect that really drove the process, I thought, very, very nicely to the endpoint late last fall. Everybody joined in the melee: They all contributed and they all signed off in the end. I thought the process worked extraordinarily well.Gazette:Is this the first time in Harvard history that there’s been such a collaborative project by representatives of all the Schools?Hyman:I can’t speak to Harvard history, but certainly in my time here we’ve never had a process that involved so many iterations among all of the deans, a committee representing faculty from the entire University, our governing bodies. And what’s remarkable, and here I refer back to something that David said, which is very important for many parts of the University: This was very new, but everybody understood it was very consequential and very important that we get it right, that we not stifle innovation and connection to the private sector, but that we create a set of policies that were clear and that would make sure that our values didn’t become transgressed in those interactions. So clearly, he had a stiff challenge.There were times hearing David’s reports and in talking to the deans when I was worried that there was too large a gulf between the Schools that support science and engineering and the rest of the University. And I was quite pleased to see everybody come together so quickly and produce such an effective document. Of course, the work isn’t done yet. We still need these implementations. But I have a lot of confidence that we’ll get there, partly because David and his colleagues on what will be a standing successor committee are committed to making this work.Gazette:So, the next step is forming a new standing committee on financial conflicts of interest, which will aid the Schools in the development of their policies and will ultimately have to approve those policies. Then what?Korn: The University Standing Committee on Financial Conflicts of Interest will be the formal instrument for overseeing the implementation plans of the various Schools. It will be available for consultation with the Schools. It will have to approve the implementation plans of each School. And it will be the body that will receive the audit reports that the policy also calls for. Harvard’s Risk Management and Audit Services is to audit each School at least once every three years to obtain insight and evidence of how well the Schools are employing the policy. And the audit reports will be given to me and shared with the committee so that the committee gains insight into how the Schools are complying, or where there may be problems that need some help, or where some aspect of the policy may simply not be working out as well as it sounded in concept, in which case we might propose some modifications to the President and Provost.Faculty members in each School will file both annual and transactional reports. Transactional reports will be filed for specific things, such as gifts or contracts or such, in which the faculty member or their immediate family has what the School regards as a significant financial relationship with the donor or sponsor that might be seen as creating a conflict of interest. The Schools are given a fair amount of discretion in how they’re going to implement this requirement, and among those discretions will be deciding what kinds and magnitudes of financial relationships their faculty might have that the Schools need to know about.Hyman:One really important thing that David is touching on is that the policy will call for disclosure of relevant potential conflicts of interest to the dean of a School. This does not imply that these disclosures will be made public, and I think that’s something that has been misunderstood. Now in medicine, there are both federal laws affecting drug companies and state laws that will lead to some disclosures being made public. It is important to note that it has become part of our culture to expect that if a physician wants to consult with a pharmaceutical company, that consultation will become a matter of public record with the view, shared by many, that some patients will want to know whether their doctor is engaged with or getting compensation from a pharmaceutical or medical device company. But as a matter of University policy, a Law School faculty member, for example, or a Design School faculty member making a disclosure to the dean will not have these disclosures made available to the public.Gazette:Isn’t this process of internal review much like the Institutional Review Board process for research involving human subjects, a process in which there is a careful, detailed review, but that review is confidential?Korn:I think, in a way, that’s a fair analogy. The process won’t be identical, but it will require a similarly careful, fact-driven balancing of risks and benefits, and then making decisions about whether and how to allow the research to go forward — or not.last_img read more

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Sampling Harvard, and science

first_imgThe calendar said it was the middle of June, and 11-year-old Benjamin Obianigwe was eagerly rubbing snow between his fingers.Well, it was “snow” made from mixing water with specialized polymers. As part of the Early College Awareness Family Event held last Saturday in Harvard’s Science Center, Benjamin, a fifth-grader, was getting a lesson in chemical interaction. And so was his mother.Theodora Obianigwe watched with interest and pride as her son poured cups of water into various polymers to create what looked like candy, gooey worms; semi-soft jelly; or fluffy powder that resembled wet snow. She listened intently while students from the summer program “Research Experience for Undergraduates,” at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), explained the science behind the different results.“We use all these things, but we don’t know what they are made of,” she said in a lilting accent. “But here we can see how all these things are made. This is very good knowledge.”The Obianigwes were on campus as part of a Harvard 2012 Step UP/Project TEACH event for students and parents from the Hennigan Elementary School in Jamaica Plain and the E. Greenwood Leadership Academy in Hyde Park. About 100 or more children and adults, including parents, administrators, and volunteers, enjoyed a day packed with hands-on, science-based activities, information sessions, an outdoor lunch, a tour of campus, and even a rousing dance party.The pilot event expanded upon Harvard training, professional development, and research-based learning resources and strategies delivered in select Boston Public Schools and through Harvard’s longstanding Project TEACH, a program offering all Cambridge seventh-graders and students from Harvard-supported Boston Public Schools the opportunity to visit Harvard’s campus for a half-day program that demystifies college and creates awareness that higher education can be a reachable, affordable, and achievable aspiration.Family members joined the participating students for the first time under the TEACH umbrella, as part of Harvard’s effort to broaden its early college readiness programming to include parents, as well as to offer more exposure to science and engineering.Indeed, many of the visiting students had been to the campus before. Now through this event, their parents, guardians, and older sisters or brothers would start to understand what a day at Harvard was all about.“Giving parents a wide spectrum of possibilities for their child and helping them prepare for the one that works best for their child is really important,” said Kathryn Hollar, director of educational programs at SEAS, who along with students from the School hosted the experiments session. Research shows that when parents are involved in the educational process, students achieve more, regardless of socioeconomic status, ethnic and racial background, or the parent’s level of education.First up for the day were presentations of practical information about how to find money to pay for higher education, delivered by a representative from ACCESS, an organization that helps aspiring students. “Everything we do is making sure money does not get in the way of going to college,” said Adam Reinke, co-director of Greater Boston for ACCESS. Reinke addressed the importance of good grades, as well as community involvement. He provided a number of practical ideas for volunteering and participating in extracurricular activities.This was followed by a panel discussion among current college students, including Harvard sophomore Annika Nielsen, Harvard freshman and summer intern Linda Wei, and Boston University junior Chika Mora. The trio was both enthusiastic (“College is awesome,”) and realistic (“Think about skipping TV during the week”).During a question-and-answer session, they were peppered with queries, such as “How long did it take you to get used to college?” “What if you don’t get along with your roommate?” “Do you have to sleep in a bunk bed?” — which revealed how the 10- to 12-year-olds had already started to think about the nitty-gritty of campus life. The older students also emphasized points in Reinke’s presentation by speaking about volunteer work and extracurricular activities. The college panelists mentioned playing the saxophone, getting involved in a local farmers’ market, running on a regular basis, and making sure you set aside time for you.Youngsters are profoundly affected by hearing college students speak and having them help with hands-on experiments, said Hennigan Principal Maria Cordon, who accompanied her students.“They see students who look like them at Harvard,” Cordon said. “They can find themselves. They realize, ‘This is a possibility; I can do this.’ ”Hollar keenly understands the power of knowing “you can do this.” She grew up on a dirt road in North Carolina, with parents who didn’t have the opportunity to go to college. “My parents sent me to [science] camp but they didn’t experience it. When I took more advanced math classes, they didn’t know how to direct me,” she recalled. Hollar went on to get degrees in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University and Cornell University.Thus, the goal of this session was to give students and their parents a sense of what college would be like, whether at Harvard or other schools.“Harvard Achievement Support Initiative has played an instrumental role over the years in increasing the number of parents taking part in school supports for the student academic achievement, and we’ve seen first-hand the dramatic impact parent engagement can have,” said Joan Matsalia, who leads parent engagement in Project TEACH and other programming in public schools. “We’ll continue to introduce opportunities for parent involvement in Harvard programming, working with like-minded partners such as Boston Public Schools’ Office of Family and Student Engagement and Parent University.”The experience “caters to many learning styles,” said Deandra Williams, the family and community outreach coordinator at Elihu Greenwood Leadership Academy. “It’s vital for the students, but also for the parents. Some parents didn’t go to college, and some are in the process of going to college.”That is the case for Kastriot Naksi and his 9-year-old son, Kledion Naksi, a fourth-grader at Hennigan. The family emigrated from Albania just two years ago, and father and son were eager to visit Harvard. “This is a wonderful time for us,” said Naksi, a former army officer now attending Bunker Hill Community College. “After 21 school years in my country, I started school again.”During the science activities, Obianigwe glowed as her son and Cordon played against each other in a game designed to display properties of hydrophobic material. They tilted a board covered with material that had a special coating, trying to get a bead of water to flow through a maze. Benjamin won.“It is my dream for my son to come to this kind of school. So knowing what to do [to help him] is a benefit for me,” Obianigwe said. “So I’m so blessed to be here with my son today.”last_img read more

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Five recognized as Harvard College Professors

first_imgHarvard’s faculty is a treasured asset, composed of world-class scholars and gifted teachers. Each year, a few faculty members are named Harvard College Professors to recognize, in addition to their research activities, their excellence in undergraduate teaching and their contributions in advising and mentoring students.Michael D. Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), announced five new Harvard College Professors in 2015: Evelyn Hu, Tarr-Coyne Professor of Applied Physics and of Electrical Engineering; Elena M. Kramer, Bussey Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; Maya Jasanoff, Coolidge Professor of History; Louis Menand, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English; and Robb Moss, chair of the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies.“Their inspired scholarship and enthusiasm for the craft of teaching is a gift both to their students and to Harvard,” Smith said.The Harvard College Professorships began in 1997 through a gift from John and Frances Loeb. They are five-year appointments providing faculty with extra support for research or scholarly activities, a semester of paid leave, or summer salary. The professorships are one of several efforts dedicated to highlighting exceptional teaching at Harvard.“I strive to find the unusual, the beautiful in the topics we cover in class.”File photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerHu teaches electrical engineering, and her research interests range from applied physics to environmental and mechanical engineering.“It is critically important for students to have a chance to apply their hands and their minds to probing the physical world around us,” she said of the unusual challenges of teaching science and engineering. “The ability to design, measure, and make functional structures helps to transform book knowledge to their knowledge.”Her enthusiasm for teaching is palpable. “As much as possible, I strive to find the unusual, the beautiful in the topics we cover in class — to identify underlying concepts that can take us from the topic being discussed to ways that might help us interpret the world now and in the future.”“I’m pleased to be part of a university that recognizes the importance of undergraduate teaching.” File photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerJasanoff’s scholarly work centers on the history of modern Britain and British imperialism, but her versatility as a teacher extends well beyond her specialty. She co-teaches Humanities 52 with Niall Ferguson, for example, and is using her professorship award in part to mount a new interdisciplinary General Education course on the topic of ancestry.“I’m pleased to be part of a university that recognizes the importance of undergraduate teaching,” Jasanoff said. “There’s an unfortunately widespread perception that professors at research universities don’t care much about undergraduates. In my experience that’s certainly not the case at Harvard, and these awards just go to show what a strong commitment the institution as well as the faculty have to excellent teaching.”“Teaching is simply one of my favorite things to do.”File photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerKramer takes pleasure in introducing her students to a subject that surrounds them. She teaches the biology of plants, plant diversity, and plant development, and her scholarship uses molecular, morphological, and phylogenetic approaches to study how flowers have changed over time.“I genuinely love plants,” Kramer said. “It’s terrific to be able to share that passion with students who may not normally give plants a second look as they walk around campus.”Kramer said she doesn’t have any “special tricks” when it comes to teaching, and that it’s the little things that count.“I maintain a sense of humor in the classroom and take every opportunity to engage with students one-on-one. Teaching is simply one of my favorite things to do.”“We need always to be thinking critically, not defensively, about what we’re teaching and why.”File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerMenand, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Metaphysical Club” (2002) and a longtime contributor to such publications as The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books, likely could have his pick of academic posts. However, the authority on 19th- and 20th-century American cultural history chose Harvard in part to be involved in undergraduate education, especially curriculum development.“In liberal education, we need always to be thinking critically, not defensively, about what we’re teaching and why,” he said. It’s a responsibility Menand takes seriously, as evidenced not only by the breadth of courses he teaches (for example, “Art in the Cold War” and “The Novel in Europe”) but also through his involvement with General Education reform at Harvard several years ago.“It’s tremendously gratifying to feel I’ve had some impact,” Menand said of his new distinction. “I know that the Harvard College Professorship has always been awarded to faculty who truly deserve it, so I feel honored by the recognition.”“The door shuts, the class begins, and I feel very lucky to be in the room.”File photo by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerAcclaimed independent documentary filmmaker Moss has taught filmmaking at Harvard for 25 years, mentoring countless students, including several Academy Award nominees. Yet listening to him describe the happy anticipation he feels before each class reveals a freshness that defies his long tenure.“This good feeling of anticipation is a result of the many years I have spent seeing wonderful work on the screen, knowing how hard it is to make films, and how difficult it can be to publicly share one’s work with your classmates and instructors. … The door shuts, the class begins, and I feel very lucky to be in the room.”Moss said that teaching filmmaking is different because the students become the authors of the work their peers critique. This is why, he says, “at the core of what I teach is a belief that film authorship can be derived though the act of handling the expressive tools of production oneself — that one learns how to make films by making them.”last_img read more

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Physical security remains a top priority

first_img 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr While cyberthreats to financial institutions—hacked databases, skimmed ATM cards, identity theft, poor cloud security—increasingly have commanded public attention in recent years, physical security remains important because of direct and destructive threats to people and facilities.That means credit unions must stretch their dollars to cover both cybersecurity and physical security.“The degree of different threats affects how credit unions spend security dollars,” says Mary Pifer, vice president of international marketing and product management at 3SI Security Systems, a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider. “Physical security is like any other threat—it moves and changes.“The biggest recent change in physical security,” she says, “is dealing with the technological transformation of branches—more machines and more open layouts. This means fewer tellers and a greater dependence on cash-dispensing machines, which become the natural target for robbers.”But open branch interior spaces offer some benefits. “Everybody can be observed and the presence of cash-dispensing machines can thwart a robbery,” says Michael A. Petrone, risk management consultant at CUNA Mutual Group. “The robber knows tellers can dispense only a relatively small amount of cash at a time. The rate at which tellers’ dispensers can dispense cash can be slowed, too.” continue reading »last_img read more

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Bankrupt Puerto Rico set for fresh hit from Hurricane Irma

first_img continue reading » Puerto Rico, already dealing with a financial disaster, is about to be hit with a natural one.Hurricane Irma is barreling toward the U.S. territory of 3.5 million residents, raising the prospect of costly damage to a poverty-wracked island that collapsed into a record-setting bankruptcy in May. The storm is expected to pass near or just north of Puerto Rico later Wednesday.The head of Puerto Rico’s electric company warned some areas could face electricity outages for months. And a devastating blow could accelerate the dramatic population loss that’s driven Puerto Rico’s long economic contraction, said Matt Fabian, a partner with Municipal Market Analytics.“After 10 years of a recession, the island is not at all prepared for a disaster like Irma,” Fabian said. “And Irma may permanently shrink Puerto Rico and push the island even deeper into poverty.” 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Two kinds of money – the kind you have and the kind you don’t have

first_img“When people think about types of payments, they generally view their money in two buckets – the money they have, including dollars in debit accounts, savings, investments, even rewards points, and the money they don’t have, including the money they can borrow or leverage plus access to other people’s money.” That is one of the thought-provoking concepts proffered by FIS Chief Product Officer, Bob Legters, at CSCU’s 2017 Annual Conference. “If you think about payments in those two categories, how purchases are made depending on which bucket a member uses to pay for something, then you can begin to make decisions to answer questions such as what’s the best tool? What’s the best approach? How do you interact with the member? How do you make it more convenient?”In terms of innovation, Legters said, “Innovation is expensive. Its expensive for the credit union, it’s expensive for the processors, and there’s a curve where the payback takes a while. How do you stay solvent while you wait for the payback? Basic blocking and tackling includes credit, debit, prepaid. Younger generations don’t have wealth or access to money that doesn’t belong to another generation, so how do you put the right tool in their hands to enable payments? You can’t really take a credit risk on someone with no payment history, but you can offer prepaid as a gateway to later offer debit and credit products. You can offer other products that increase the relationship with that member that will drive additional usage.” continue reading » 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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3 futuristic gadgets that make traveling more awesome

first_imgDays spent travelling can be tough. Little things like a neck pillow or a sleeping pill can make your trip more relaxing, but those things aren’t the cure for everything. Here are three gadgets that are completely unnecessary but completely awesome when you’ve got a day of travelling ahead.AirBolt Smart Travel Lock: This TSA- compliant lock syncs with your smartphone, which enables you to lock and unlock it easily using your iOS or Android device. The location tracking in the AirBolt will help you to never lose your luggage while keeping it safe and secure. What happens if you accidentally unlock AirBolt? It will re-lock itself if it’s not removed. The AirBolt is currently available for $79.99.Skyroam Solis: Presented as the “Ultimate Travel Companion,” the Solis from Skyroam provides you with unlimited, fast Wi-Fi, shareable on up to 5 devices. Imagine being connected to unlimited 4G LTE in over 100 countries around the world. And with Solis’ built in power bank, you can charge your gadgets while you’re connected. The Skyroam Solis is available now for $149.99 and just $9 for 24-hour Wi-Fi.Micro Luggage: Don’t feel like pulling your carry-on luggage around all day? Check out Micro Luggage from Micro Kickboard. This carry-on folds down into a 3-wheeled scooter to help you get from gate to gate in time. Plus, when it’s folded up, this TSA-approved bag easily fits into a standard-size overhead compartment. With a retractable handle and a lightweight aluminum deck, Micro Luggage is super easy to use. You can find it on multiple retail sites, including Amazon.com for $299.99. 28SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Detailslast_img read more

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Trump is doing right by U.S. economy

first_imgThis government does not have a problem with collecting enough in taxes. It has a spending problem. The deficits Reagan ran up were dwarfed by Obama.Lowering corporate tax rates won’t “just benefit the rich.” Right now, corporations set up headquarters overseas in countries with lower corporate rates than the United States and they do not pay corporate taxes here, but in countries more friendly rates. Twenty percent of something is more than zero percent of nothing. It’s basic math.Finally, even if you do not have big stock holdings, if you have a 401K that is invested in a mutual fund or other market based securities, you benefit from corporations moving back to the United States.President Trump has done more for our economy in one year that Obama did in eight years.Dave EdwardsHalfmoonMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motorists Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Re Nov. 24 letter, “Give tax cuts that help middle class”: Without knowing how Mr. John Dworak voted, I could tell by his comments on tax cuts. His letter was far from factual, but had plenty of Democrat dogma.His anger regarding the Supreme Court decision in the case of Citizens United is so typical. Citizens United stated that corporations have the right to donate unlimited amounts to a candidate, just like unions can. I bet Mr. Dworak has no issue with CSEA or PEF donating unlimited amounts to Democrats. Now both parties can benefit, whereas for years only the Democrats would get huge sums from one source – unions.Regarding the tax cuts, President Reagan lowered the taxes, and the amount of taxes the federal government collected almost doubled. Look it up. It’s a fact, not a lie. The deficits Reagan faced were not from cutting taxes; they were from rising spending.last_img read more

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Revenue allocation row: What next for Governors

first_imgNdiritu further blamed Treasury and the Controller of budget for their failure to disburse 50% of the equitable share to Counties to enable them run their operations.Also Read  PSC to challenge Maraga’s advice to dissolve Parliament over gender ruleMutua was the first Governor to heed to the directive from the Council saying Machakos County Government will shut down its operations in accordance with the instructions.“As it stands right now, Machakos County will not be in a position to pay salaries of staff, including health workers due to lack of money from the exchequer. The slowdown of the economy due to COVID-19 has meant that the revenue we collect has been heavily affected.” He said.Mutua further urged the Senate to stop the bickering saying the law is clear that should there be a stalemate on the revenue sharing formula, the existing one should take effect until the impasse is solved.Also Read  SRC moves to address pay disparities  Senators however dismissed the directive to shut down Counties and withdraw services saying the Council of Governors Chairperson Wycliffe Oparanya has no basis in law to issue such a directive.The legislators warning Governors against implementing the directive from the Council saying they will be held personally liable of any death occasioned by the withdrawal of health services.A point of law that seems to resonate with Constitutional Lawyer Ashford Mugwuku who says the Council of governors has no authority under the law to issue such a directive saying it points to a lack of leadership in the Council.Also Read  Women leaders welcome CJ’s decision to dissolve ParliamentMugwuku accused Oparanya of behaving like a trade unionist by taking advantage of the stalemate in the Senate to issue unconstitutional orders.The constitutional lawyer says devolution is meant to benefit the people and ordering a withdrawal of services to those it is designed to help goes against the tenets of the concept.He says the Senate has failed as an institution even as he urged the Government not to use the revenue sharing formula to settle political scores.According to Mugwuku, the Government should release funds to Counties based on  the current formula, or even disburse 50% of the equitable share in accordance with the Supreme Court advisory opinion. He said the blame lies squarely with the Senate for its failure to agree on a formula as well as to pass the County Allocation of Revenue bill 2020 based on the existing formula.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153 Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi has endorsed the Council of Governors’ move to shut down services delegated to devolved units accusing institutions such as the Senate of failing in their respective mandates.Muriithi joins other governors including Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua to threaten to withdraw key services as advised by the Council of Governors until the impasse on the 3rd basis revenue sharing formula is resolved.Muriithi says while services in the Counties will be affected by the decision, county administrations will endeavor to prioritize critical and lifesaving services.last_img read more

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OA senior earns ‘Stamps Leadership Scholars’ honor

first_imgWest Lafayette, In. —– The newest class of Stamps Scholars has been announced, with representation at nearly 40 universities nation-wide. Sarah Preston from Oldenburg Academy has been named one of the incoming Stamps Scholars at Purdue. She will also be a member of the Purdue Honors College.The Stamps Leadership Scholars Program covers a student’s full cost of attendance (tuition, room, and board) and connects students with a national network of dedicated peers. Funded by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, the award also gives scholars access to an academic enrichment fund of up to $10,000 to finance activities such as academic conferences, study abroad experiences or internships.Eligible students are automatically considered for Stamps award upon applying to Purdue. Stamps Scholars demonstrate academic merit, strong leadership potential and exceptional character. The Stamps Foundation welcomes and supports students from all backgrounds and areas of study. The Stamps Scholarship program was created by Penny and Roe Stamps, originally at the University of Michigan and Georgia Tech. It has since grown to award multi-year merit scholarships across the United States.Preston plans to study Health Sciences/Pre-Medicine while attending Purdue University. Assistant Principal Jonathon Maple commented, “we are so proud of Sarah and this outstanding accomplishment – Sarah works hard and truly demonstrates academic merit, strong leadership and exceptional character that will allow her to excel. We are excited to see her future dreams become a reality!” Preston will graduate from Oldenburg Academy on June 2, 2019.last_img read more

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Louis van Gaal admits Memphis Depay has struggled at Manchester United

first_imgLouis van Gaal admits Memphis Depay has not lived up to expectations since his £25million move to Manchester United. “I don’t have any problems with players but sometimes they are out of the team because their competitor is in that moment in a better shape but that doesn’t mean that I have a quarrel with the player. It’s a matter of form.” Six players will miss United’s trip to Watford on Saturday lunchtime. Martial is suffering from a foot injury he sustained against England on Tuesday, but could be back for next Wednesday’s Champions League game against PSV. Rooney will also miss the trip to Vicarage Road through illness. With Fellaini still sidelined by a calf problem, Van Gaal admits he has a “big problem” selecting an attack for Saturday. The inexperienced James Wilson, who has started just two league games under Van Gaal, is lacking match fitness following an injury. Fellaini would have started up front had he recovered from the calf problem that ruled him out of international duty. “Fellaini is injured and that’s a big blow because Rooney is ill, so we have a big problem, I think,” Van Gaal said. “It was a big surprise because I thought Fellaini (would have) recovered after the international break.” United do not have the option to recall Adnan Januzaj from his loan at Borussia Dortmund, Van Gaal revealed. “I don’t think that (he can come back in January),” Van Gaal said of the Belgium forward. It came as something of a surprise when Januzaj joined Dortmund on loan in August. The 20-year-old was expected to challenge for a first-team place at Old Trafford, but Van Gaal loaned him to the Germans on deadline day. Januzaj has only started two league games for the club and Van Gaal admitted the forward was taking a risk by moving to Dortmund. “In a club like Borussia Dortmund, all the players there are also of a certain level and I said in advance: ‘that’s a big risk for you because you have to compete with other players of a higher level’ and that is not so easy,” Van Gaal said. “It’s the same thing as in Manchester United. He has to compete with higher level players and I want him to play all the matches and that is why I want to play him also in the Premier League but he chose for Borussia Dortmund.” Antonio Valencia (foot), Luke Shaw (leg) and Michael Carrick, who hurt his ankle playing for England in Spain, are out. Van Gaal will check whether Morgan Schneiderlin and Bastian Schweinsteiger, who were playing at the Stade de France last Friday when the Paris terrorist attacks occurred, are ready to feature at Watford. He said: “It’s a question if the players want to play. I always look in the players’ eyes after training and make my decision.” Earlier this summer, Van Gaal hailed Depay as the “greatest talent of his age”, but the Dutch forward has looked nothing like the man who topped the Eredivisie scoring charts with 22 goals for PSV Eindhoven last season. When asked if he expected more of his compatriot, Van Gaal said: “Of course, because otherwise he was still in the team. “Otherwise I don’t look for another solution and (that is why) I have kept Jesse Lingard and Andreas Pereira, for that option.” Depay’s confident persona is said to have not gone down well with some at United, but Van Gaal insists the forward is applying himself correctly in training. “Now he has to fight back and he does it, so I am satisfied (with him),” Van Gaal said. “There is always a chance (he will play on Saturday). I have to see and compare players. “He is always looking very good. “Jesse Lingard has played very well, but it’s a question if he is consistent and that we have to wait and see. Press Association With Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini unavailable, Van Gaal could ask Depay to lead the line for United at Watford on Saturday. Should he be restored to the starting XI, it will be the first time Depay has started a Barclays Premier League game in seven weeks. last_img read more

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World Cup 2019: Pakistan Eye Comeback Against Fired-Up England

first_imgNottingham: After being blasted apart by West Indies in their opening game, Pakistan will look to make amends, especially in their batting, and aim for a comeback when they take on hot-favourites England in their second World Cup fixture at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Monday.Playing against Windies, Pakistan was not just able to deal with the short balls, with Andre Russell and Oshane Thomas both having them hopping around, but they managed to score only 103 runs and seemed to be in all sorts of trouble. None of their batsmen showed temperament and the ability to handle the short-pitch deliveries, and even rash shots by some of their batsmen didn’t help Pakistan’s cause.There is good chance that a number of short balls at very decent pace will be heading their way as England have the likes of Mark Wood, Jofra Archer and Liam Plunkett in their pace battery.The only silver lining for Pakistan was in the form of Mohammad Amir, who bowled superbly against the likes of Chris Gayle and Shai Hope and picked up all the three wickets.England, on the other hand, seems to have all their bases covered. Their batting clicked against South Africa with Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes all scoring half centuries and making sure they went past the 300-run mark against South Africa.Their bowling has also been bolstered with the inclusion of Archer who bowled with sheer pace and gave a hard time to the Proteas batsmen at the Kennington Oval.England would definitely be the more confident side going into the match and would want to replicate the performance they came out with against Pakistan during the five-match ODI series where Sarfaraz Ahmad’s men were whitewashed before the World Cup. IANSAlso Read: SPORTS NEWSlast_img read more

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Guyana back to winning ways in Caribbean Premier League (CPL)

first_imgTAROUBA: Keemo Paul snared the first four-wicket haul of the tournament and Shimron Hetmyer smashed a 44-ball 71 as Guyana Amazon Warriors logged their first win of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, beating St Kitts & Nevis Patriots by three wickets in Tarouba, Trinidad and Tobago.Hetmyer smacked three sixes and eight fours in his entertaining knock, helping his side chase down a modest target of 128. Warriors won the toss and sent the Patriots to take the strike first. It was a shaky start though Evin Lewis (30) scored fast, including helping his team to 18 in Naveen ul Haq’s second over. But the introduction of Imran Tahir helped as he dismissed Chris Lynn (16). Then some smart bowling by Chris Green and great wicket-keeping from Nicholas Pooran saw Lewis stumped for 30 and Patriots ended powerplay at 54/2. Joshua Da Silva’s exclusion seemed to hurt as his replacement Nick Kelly fell early to Keemo Paul when Hetmyer held a sharp chance. As Warriors bowled tightly not yielding any boundaries for 18 balls, Patriots were frustrated. The pressure told, as first Denesh Ramdin was strangled down the leg-side off Paul and then Jahmar Hamilton fell to the googly from Tahir. As Patriots reeled at 83 for 5, Ben Dunk (29) and captain Rayad Emrit (17) scored a few but boundaries were still hard to come by. The runs came slowly but wickets fell at regular intervals and Patriots ended their 20 overs for 127 for eight. As the Warriors began their chase, last year’s prolific scorer Brandon King began with a straight drive and square cut. But Sheldon Cottrell broke through dismissing King. In came Hetmyer and he showed his class with a flurry of early boundaries, including a six that nearly took out the scoreboard. Warriors cruised to 54/1 at the end of the Powerplay. Hemraj was run out in the eighth over failing to beat a powerful throw from Dominic Drakes but the chase was well under control. Hetmyer was dropped by substitute Kieran Powell at cover, and Hetmyer celebrated with a straight hit for four the next ball. For Patriots Rayad Emrit tried a fightback with two wickets in two balls including Pooran for a first-ball duck. Hetmyer was dismissed with a great catch by Dunk off Drakes, but the job was done safely with three overs and three wickets still left. In another match, Jamaica Tallawahs defeated St Lucia Zouks by five wickets to start their CPL 2020 campaign on a winning note. Jamaica Tallawahs first restricted St Lucia to 158 for seven after electing to field and then rode on Glenn Phillips (44) and Ais Ali’s (47 not out) fine knocks to chase down the target comfortably with seven balls to spare. Brief Scores: *Guyana Amazon Warriors 131/7 (Hetmyer 71, Hemraj 19; Emrit 3/31, Cottrell 1/24, Drakes 1/28) beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 127/8 (Lewis 30, Dunk 29; Paul 4/19, Tahir 2/18, Green 1/24) by 3 wickets. Agencies Also Watch: Guwahati: Mega Cong Joining Event on Rajiv Gandhi’s Birthdaylast_img read more

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The Latest: Premier League still hoping to restart season

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Premier League is still hoping to restart its season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Rhonex Kipruto of Kenya ran last year’s race in 27 minutes, 1 second to break the U.S. record in the event.___The 2021 badminton world championships will now start in November to avoid clashing with the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.The Badminton World Federation says the event will remain in Huelva, Spain, and be held Nov. 29-Dec. 5.BWF president Poul-Erik Høyer says the two main events can now go ahead “with equal fairness for everyone.” The Swiss federation says the financial risks were too great and there is no guarantee the coronavirus outbreak will allow the next championship in May 2021.Switzerland hopes to host again in the coming years but the IIHF has already allocated world championships through 2025.___The 20 clubs in Serie A are in agreement that they want to finish the season if they can do so in accordance with government guidelines and by respecting health regulations and protocols.The Italian clubs met by video conference and all supported a statement issued a day earlier by league president Paolo Dal Pino. Other performers will include Kelly Rowland, Robin Thicke, Gavin Rossdale and Chris Traynor of Bush, Jay Buchanan of Rival Sons, and Lola Ponce.___The Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta is moving to Thanksgiving from its traditional Fourth of July date because of the coronavirus pandemic.The event is the world’s largest 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) race with about 60,000 participants. The first race was held in 1970.The Atlanta Track Club says the Nov. 26 date was selected because families gather for Thanksgiving. It will also minimize the impact on retailers in downtown Atlanta because most businesses will be closed for the holiday. Organizers say the course at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club will open to the public on May 11 as part of the easing of social restrictions.___The three biggest names in men’s pole vault will compete against each other in a rare sporting event during the coronavirus pandemic. And they’ll do it from their own backyards.Video links will connect world record holder Armand Duplantis, world champion Sam Kendricks and former Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie.World Athletics calls it “The Ultimate Garden Clash” and will stream it on social media. F1 chairman Chase Carey says the season could start July 5 with the Austrian GP. He hopes 15-18 races can take place beginning in Europe before moving to Eurasia, Asia and the Americas.___The European Masters golf tournament scheduled for August in Switzerland has been canceled.Organizers say the decision came after the Swiss government extended a ban on gatherings of more than 1,000 people through August.The tournament in the Swiss Alps was scheduled for Aug. 27-30. The Latest: Premier League still hoping to restart season Duplantis will be in Louisiana, Kendricks in Mississippi and Lavillenie in France.Their challenge is to clear the most 5-meter jumps within 30 minutes. The athletes agreed on the format because adjusting the bar is not practical without officials in place.Duplantis broke Lavillenie’s world record in February. He cleared 6.17 meters and then 6.18 on consecutive weekends.World Athletics says it’s looking to hold Ultimate Garden Clash competitions in other events.___ ___The Swiss hockey federation says it won’t seek to host the 2021 men’s world championship after losing this year’s event because of the coronavirus pandemic.The 2020 championship had been due to start next week in Zurich and Lausanne. It was canceled in March.Swiss officials say they had talks with the International Ice Hockey Federation and 2021 worlds co-hosts Belarus and Latvia about Switzerland taking its turn next year.That has now been ruled out. Associated Press The 20 clubs discussed the latest planning under “Project Restart” on a conference call.The league says it is “considering the first tentative moves forward and will only return to training and playing with government guidance.”But the league says the “clubs reconfirmed their commitment to finishing the 2019-20 season.”The British government also held talks with sports bodies about when athletes can start to train again.Decisions by the Dutch and French governments led to their soccer seasons ending. Lower-league professional soccer clubs in England have been told they might not be allowed to have fans at their matches until 2021. May 1, 2020 ___AC Milan and Roc Nation have partnered to create a virtual live event on Sunday headlined by Alicia Keys “to honor and pay tribute to key workers fighting on the front line in Italy and around the world.”Funds raised through the event will benefit Direct Relief and Milan’s philanthropic foundation.Viewers will be able to donate via the “From Milan with Love” official fundraising page and AC Milan’s Facebook page.The hour-long tribute is scheduled for Sunday at 9 p.m. (1900 GMT) and will be hosted by Grammy-award winning producer DJ Khaled and Italian TV presenter Diletta Leotta. Dal Pino said it was “only natural that the Serie A league wants to play soccer. It would be against our nature to say the contrary.”___Hungarian Grand Prix organizers say spectators won’t be allowed at this year’s Formula One race if it goes ahead.The race is planned for Aug. 2 but Formula One officials are rewriting the 2020 schedule after the coronavirus pandemic forced cancellations and postponements.Hungarian race officials announced their plan after the government banned large gatherings through Aug. 15. More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

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Tennis: Serena’s Plaudits for Rule Change to Protect Mothers

first_imgSerena Williams has praised the introduction of more ranking protection for new mothers on the WTA Tour.Players coming back from childbirth or injury can use their previous ranking to enter 12 tournaments over a three-year period.In addition, they will not face a seeded player in an opening round. “I think it’s great,” said Williams who gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017 and returned to action in February 2018.“Women that are younger can go out there and have kids and not have to worry about it, and not have to wait until the twilight of their years to have children, and I think it’s a really great rule.”Williams, 37, was not seeded at the French Open, her first Grand Slam appearance following her return, but was given a seeding of 25 for Wimbledon, despite being outside the top 32 in the rankings. She is now ranked 16th and will be seeded for next month’s Australian Open.The WTA’s rule change comes after the organisation canvassed the opinions of players earlier in the year.World number one Simona Halep and five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova had both offered their support to Williams, but others like Petra Kvitova, Victoria Azarenka and Johanna Konta expressed reservations.Williams added: “I think having gone through the experience myself really opened my eyes. Would have I done it sooner had there been different rule changes? I don’t know. But now there is an opportunity, people don’t have to ask that question.”The 23-time Grand Slam champion will be in action against sister Venus in Abu Dhabi on Thursday in her first match since September’s US Open final defeat by Japan’s Naomi Osaka. That match was overshadowed by her outburst at chair umpire Carlos Ramos, whom she called a “liar” and “thief”.She was docked a game for verbal abuse following a point penalty for racquet smashing and a code violation for coaching. She was subsequently fined for her outbursts.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Serena Williamslast_img read more

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Spain 1-1 Russia (3-4 pens): Six things we learned

first_imgIgor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a shootout as the hosts knocked out Spain and booked their place in the quarter-finalsDE GEA’S HORROR STATISTIC CONTINUESThis world cup is proving to be a nightmare for David De Gea. His stellar performances for Manchester United earned him the mantra “Dave Saves” but in a stunning turn of events, we really need to “Save Dave”. De Gea has conceded 6 goals from the 7 shots on target he has faced.SPAIN’S STRATEGYSpain completed a mammoth 1024 passes as against Russia’s 200.  In the first half, Spain didn’t pose much of an attacking threat as they managed only 2 shots on goal. The build-up play was rather slow with a lot of back passes. Spain wanted to draw the Russian players out of their defensive shell in the first half but the Russians didn’t budge. In the second half as well as in the extra time, Spain tried to quicken things up with the introduction of Andres Iniesta but the Russians were too organized and Spain just couldn’t find a way through.RUSSIA’S ULTRA DEFENSIVE STRATEGYAs expected, the Russians were expected to defend deep in their own half with reliance on counter-attacks. In the first half, Artem Dzyuba was left up front as the target man with a 5-4-1 formation. For most parts of the second half, Russia appeared “strikerless” as they lined up in a 5-5-0 formation. It was a classic match of defensive solidity versus attacking potency. In the entire 120 minutes of football, Russia had just 1 shot on target [the penalty Dzyuba converted]. A WORLD CUP OF OWN GOALSSergey Ignasheivich’s 12th-minute own goal was the 10th own goal in the World Cup. Ignasheivich, aged 38 became the oldest player to score an own goal in the world cup.SPAIN’S HISTORY AGAINST HOST NATIONS CONTINUESAs good as Spain is, it will surprise you to note that in the entire history of the World Cup, Spain has never beaten the host nation.RUSSIA PREPARED FOR THE PENALTY-SHOOT OUT Watching the game, it was clear that the Russians didn’t want to risk many men forward when they had clear opportunities to hit the Spaniards on the break. The victory justifies coach Stanislav Cherchesov’s pre-match comment. He said “Anyone can be God if he tries”. The Russians tried and guess what? They have become gods.last_img read more

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Up The League – Saturday, August 29

first_imgOn the latest Up The League show, MK Dons skipper Dean Lewington reflects on his career and gives his view on the controversial switch from Wimbledon to Milton Keynes. Plus, Geoff Peters is also joined by former Brighton defender Adam Virgo, Wigan goalkeeper Richard O’Donnell and Plymouth vice-captain Peter Hartley.last_img

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10 reported transfers between Premier League teams, including Kane to Man United

first_imgThe latest shock transfer rumour has linked Harry Kane with a mega-money move to Manchester United.The Tottenham striker is admired by Jose Mourinho, who wants to bring him to Old Trafford no matter the cost.Spurs have no desire to sell their club hero, but United are reportedly going to test the water with a bid of around £100 million.Should this move go through, it could be just one of many transfers involving two Premier League teams.talkSPORT take a look at 10 potential deals which would see a player switch one English top flight club for another this summer.You can see them all by clicking the right arrow, above… Gylfi Sigurdsson: Swansea City to Everton – Swansea have rejected a £27m bid from Everton for Iceland playmaker Sigurdsson, but are expected to return for the 27-year-old before the end of the transfer window. Sigurdsson himself is reportedly keen to be playing European football, though he has made it clear he is not desperate to leave and will only go if a ‘substantial offer’ is made. 10 10 10 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Arsenal to Liverpool or Chelsea – Arsenal want to keep ahold of Oxlade-Chamberlain and plan to tie him to a new deal amid interest from Liverpool and Chelsea. He has entered the final year of his existing contract, and is said to be considering his future at the Emirates as he continues to struggle to guarantee himself a place in Arsene Wenger’s first-team. The 23-year-old is a known target for Arsenal’s two rivals, and the Gunners could be forced to sell if Oxlade-Chamberlain refuses to pen a new deal. Ross Barkley: Everton to Tottenham Hotspur – Barkley has made it clear he wants to leave Everton ahead of next year’s World Cup so he can play regular first-team football and work his way back into the England squad. His departure from Goodison Park appears to have been coming for a while now, and Tottenham are known admirers of the 23-year-old midfielder. Everton are reportedly asking for £50m for Barkley, despite the fact he has just one year left on his contract, and it seems that obscene valuation is the only thing preventing a move away from Merseyside. 10 Harry Kane: Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester United – Jose Mourinho has urged United chiefs to go all out to sign Tottenham star Kane, with a move for Cristiano Ronaldo now unlikely. Spurs have made it clear they don’t intend to sell their iconic forward, though the Mirror suggests a mega-money bid could tempt Daniel Levy. A £100m offer has been rumoured, with Mourinho willing to pay whatever it takes to bring Kane to Old Trafford. Click the right arrow to see nine other players who could leave one Premier League side for another… 10 10 Michael Keane: Burnley to Everton – Keane was wanted by Manchester United before they signed Victor Lindelof from Benfica, but now it appears Everton are frontrunners for the Burnley centre-back. Ronald Koeman has had a long-term interest in the 24-year-old, and money is no issue for the Toffees despite Burnley’s high valuation of their star defender. Clarets striker Andre Gray is also on Koeman’s transfer wish list. 10 Kyle Walker: Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester City – Pep Guardiola has been hoping to complete a deal for Spurs full-back Walker for a number of weeks, and the latest reports imply Walker will be a City player within a fortnight. The deal is being held up due to disagreements about the fee, with Daniel Levy wanting £50m and City still far from matching that valuation. However, the Mirror report a compromise should be met for the 27-year-old, and Mauricio Pochettino wants the deal completed quickly so he can move for a replacement as soon as possible. 10 Nathan Ake: Chelsea to Bournemouth – Ake spent half of last season on loan at Bournemouth, and reports indicate the Netherlands international is close to completing a £20m transfer to the south coast on a permanent basis. The Cherries had wanted to sign John Terry but seem unable to complete that deal, so have made a move for the versatile 22-year-old instead. Ake is set to sign a deal with Eddie Howe’s side when he returns from holiday in July, despite other clubs interested in securing his services. 10 Anthony Martial: Manchester United to Arsenal – Should Arsenal fail to sign Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe, Arsene Wenger will turn his attentions to Martial. The north London club are willing to pay £40m for the France forward, whose future at Old Trafford looks uncertain following a largely disappointing season under Jose Mourinho. Mourinho may not willingly sanction the sale of Martial to a team managed by Wenger, and the Mail suggest the French coach will ask for the transfer to be dealt with at board level to overcome the fractious relationship shared by the two managers. 10 Virgil van Dijk: Southampton to Liverpool or Chelsea – Despite Liverpool’s backtracking over Van Dijk earlier in the summer, and insisting they have dropped their interest in the Dutch defender, reports claims Jurgen Klopp still wants to bring him to Anfield this summer. Chelsea are expected to submit a £60m offer for Van Dijk, but the Blues are aware he would prefer a move to Liverpool. Should Chelsea make their bid, it is expected the Reds will formalise their interest and make an official approach. Olivier Giroud: Arsenal to Everton or West Ham – Arsenal striker Giroud looks to be on his way out of the Emirates this summer, with clubs in France and England tracking the forward. Premier League sides Everton and West Ham are both looking to sign Giroud, with the former needing a replacement for Romelu Lukaku and the latter keen to finally secure a striker after a miserable, years-long hunt for a goalscorer. last_img read more

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Takeaways: Sharks’ coach grows frustrated with Groundhog Day act

first_imgSAN JOSE — For at least one night, Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli looks like he knows what he’s doing.Roughly 14 hours after Chiarelli replaced Todd McLellan with Ken Hitchcock, the Oilers (10-10-1) earned the third-winningest coach in NHL history his 824th win by beating the Sharks 4-3 in overtime.Chiarelli fired McLellan, who coached the Sharks for seven years, Tuesday morning after the Oilers lost six of seven games by a combined margin of 29-17. McLellan entered the …last_img read more

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Focus on Cincinnati: Ex-Raider: ‘I can’t believe how bad the Bengals are’

first_imgIf a familiar NFL analyst is to be believed, the Raiders and their fans may see something the league hasn’t seen in decades at the Coliseum this Sunday.The Cincinnati Bengals will arrive in Oakland with quite a distinction in the eyes of former Raiders quarterback and current CBS-TV analyst Rich Gannon.“You know, I’ve been associated with the National Football League for the last 33 years, either as a player or a broadcaster. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a team this bad,” Gannon said …last_img read more

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Hot line from the Cape

first_img24 November 2004South African call centre numbers are expected to double in the next four years – and Cape Town is hotter than India when it comes to service, recent research says.Independent analysts Datamonitor predicts that there will be 939 call centers in South Africa by 2008, almost double the current number of 494 – a compound annual growth rate of 14% over the period – and that South Africa could soon occupy a priority position in the portfolios of global operations.Meanwhile, research conducted by Deloitte & Touche, and commissioned by investment agency CallingtheCape, says Cape Town offers a stable workforce, high quality service, a “robust skills base”, and is a “highly competitive” alternative to India for foreign companies.South Africa: An Emerging Offshore Opportunity – Datamonitor report.Contact Centres and Business Process Outsourcing in Cape Town – 2004 Key Indicator Report.Dial SA for serviceDatamonitor predicts that in four years’ time, offshore agent positions will quadruple on current levels.It says South Africa offers outsource providers a higher quality, more culturally aligned front-office and back-office location. Labour costs run at two-thirds of their US or UK equivalents.For global firms, South Africa is expected to slot in between near-shore locations such as Canada, Mexico or Eastern Europe, which offer close proximity and also cultural affinity to domestic markets, and more traditional offshore locations, such as India and the Philippines, that offer cheap labour.The total number of agent positions in the country is predicted to rise to 69 600 by 2008, with 6 200 offshore outsourced.Currently, 70% of South Africa’s offshore customer service agents service clients in the UK market. Most of these are located in Gauteng province – more specifically, in Johannesburg.However, Datamonitor expects the balance to shift in favour of Cape Town.Capetonians just better than mostAccording to Deloitte & Touche, while the number of agents in the industry grew 25% over the last year – it now employs some 11 000 people – staff attrition is stable at 10.7% compared to India’s attrition rate of 24.3%. Absenteeism is low.Capetonians, its report says, are also better at fielding calls. First-time call resolution – which measures how efficiently customer queries are resolved – is 89% in Cape Town compared to only 65.9% in India.Other key productivity measures, such as abandon rates, hours worked per agent, and business uptime, are ahead of or line with international comparators.The research also found that:The industry in the Western Cape, and Cape Town in particular, is well-established, with a broad base of management and service provider expertise. The industry is already one of the city’s top 10 employers. Growth expectations for the next two years stand at an average 40%. Offshore outsourcing is a key driver of growth, with 55% of outsourcers’ revenue coming from international clients. Outsourcers offer seven foreign languages including German, Dutch, French and Italian. A key strength of the Western Cape market is the depth of financial services expertise, particularly in insurance, mortgage and loan processing, and collection. Financial services accounts for over 50% of staff in the industry. Existing investors in the Western Cape report high levels of satisfaction. From a list of 37 factors that might influence a choice of investment location, 35% were judged to be growth enablers and 41% growth neutral. The key enablers are an excellent skills base, technology, infrastructure, industry sophistication, and quality of life. The local labour market has proved to be both growth-enabling and stable. It is estimated the local industry could grow by 10 000 seats per year without straining available skilled resources.CallingtheCape says that the recent telecommunications liberalisation announced by the government should also be a boon for the call centre industry.The introduction of a second national fixed-line operator will offer competitive price challenges to Telkom. At the same time, regulatory changes, which take effect in February 2005, will allow for the phasing in of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).These are expected to significantly lower the costs of investing in call centres in South Africa. ‘Big bang’ for SA telecomsBritish firm calls on Cape TownDial SA for service SouthAfrica.info reporterlast_img read more

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$24 fares!*

first_imgScoot Airlines is having a $24* for 24 hours fare sale starting at midday today.All routes to Sydney, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Perth, Nanjng, Qingdao, Shenyang, Nanjing, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok are on sale. The sale is for travel through to March 29 2014 and the price of $24 excludes local taxes.Scoot starts its flights from Perth on December 12.The fares are only available at www.flyscoot.com. Said Campbell Wilson, Scoot’s CEO “The holiday season is nearly upon us so let’s celebrate with an early present! Whether you’re getting away for a break with loved ones – or avoiding Christmas with the mother-in-law – there’ll be no better time to book your ticket. So Get Outta Here and Scoot!” Scoot, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines operates a fleet of six Boeing 777s.*EXCLUDES LOCAL TAXES AND CHARGESlast_img read more

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Investors share insights at first Global Entrepreneurship Congress held in Africa

first_imgThe Global Entrepreneurship Congress gave entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to investors. Others got a chance to hear insights from business experts from all over the world.Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa cuts the ribbon to open the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg on 14 March 2017. With him is Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu (far left), the conference’s chief executive officer Jonathan Ortmans, Minister Aisha Abubakar of Nigeria (on right) and Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa. (Image Melissa Javan)Melissa JavanLook at how you can execute and get traction with the resources that you have, advised one of the investors at a session during the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC).The GEC, a Global Entrepreneurship Network event, took place in Johannesburg from 13-16 March 2017. Speaking at the opening, Lindiwe Zulu, minister of small business development, said: “We’re proud that this conference is here on the African continent for the first time.”According to a GEC press release, people from more than 170 countries from all over the world attended the congress. There were 3,000 delegates, according to Jonathan Ortmans, president of the Global Entrepreneurship Network.Meet to share ideasSpeaking at the official opening on 14 March, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said delegates were meeting to share ideas. One of the reasons for this was to rekindle hope “for our people for a better tomorrow”.The GEC was a platform for African entrepreneurs to connect with global investors, he said. “I invite you to put your best foot forward; shine in front of these investors.”He challenged Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to help small, medium and micro enterprises to thrive by reducing the day to day costs of doing business, as well as reducing the cost of data, transport and financial services.The GEC theme was “Digital disruption”, prompting Ramaphosa to say that digital disruption was the cornerstone of a modern and diversified economy. “It enhances customers’ experiences. Businesses must embrace digital as an enabler.”He added: “Our main focus is profitable and sustainable businesses… We must foster an African entrepreneur network and go forth with intra-Africa trade. We invite others to collaborate with us.”Delegates tweeted their views:Winners of the GEN pitching competition cc @DroppaZA @vhalikza, Bandile Dlabantu & Dineo Lioma #GEC2017 ^eN2 pic.twitter.com/p4cCOInyyD— #GEC2017 (@GENSouthAfrica) March 15, 2017#inspiringAfricanwomen showcase their products @ #GEC2017 #SMEs r future of #Africa #industrialization. With Kuda Mupawose of FESO Africa pic.twitter.com/KUfAqeAY93— Daktari Kategekwa (@JoyKategekwa) March 16, 2017The #GEC2017 was a great conference.. I look forward to seeing the impact in Africa..#[email protected] @1voice_radio @harryakinola— Tonito Samuel (@tonitosamuel) March 16, 2017Inspired, motivated, networked, going to implement @NgwanaEnterpri @GENSouthAfrica @sacyjosecarlos pic.twitter.com/kJQUg7k2nG— Tebogo Modisagape (@tebbyvalentia) March 16, 2017Lessons from investorsIn the session “Investing in emerging markets”, international investors gave advice about what they looked for when entrepreneurs approached them for funding:“Talk in numbers.” – Yusuf Randera-Rees of Awethu Project in South Africa“Nothing says more in traction than your resources you can execute with. Look at how you can execute and get traction.” – Igor Oliveira of Semente in Brazil.“If you’re someone who says ‘I’m going to keep on going,’ that is a human aspect for me. If I feel the person is not in it for the right reasons, I won’t go for it [invest in it].” – Christopher Schroeder of Startup Rising in the United States.“Investors buy into you, not the idea.” – Tomi Davies of the African Business Angel Network in Mauritius.Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa materiallast_img read more

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Establishing a Network Mindset in 2017

first_imgAdapted from a blog by Jamie Bain, University of Minnesota Extension Educator — Health and NutritionThe Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Transitions concentration area provides education and resources for professionals working with military families to build resilience and navigate life cycle transitions. Our goal is for military families to increase their self-reliance and navigate each transition more successfully than the last. We know that the transitions and challenges military families face are complex.  We also know that we cannot do this work alone.  That is why we have ‘network’ as part of our MFLN name and why we strive to build a network of military family service providers to join us in these efforts. Consider the following thoughts adapted from a blog by Jaimie Bain, University of Minnesota Extension Educator, about creating a network mindset.Curtis Ogden, a senior associate of the Interaction Institute for Social Change, lays out six core tenets of creating a network mindset in his blog post Thinking Like a Network. These tenets have guided the work of myself and fellow “network nerds” for years, and I’d like to share them with you. Throughout this post, I also ask you to consider some critical questions and make some important commitments for our common work in serving military families as we enter into a new year.The first of the six core tenets in the philosophy of “Thinking Like a Network” is adaptability instead of control. To me, this can be the hardest of the six tenets because this means that in order to do our work effectively we need to surrender control to a certain degree. We can plan everything to the last detail and still something is inevitably going to happen that we don’t expect. So, if we work to let go of the illusion that we have control over everything, it could allow us to free up that part of our minds that is trying to control things, and potentially open up our capacity for greater creativity.In 2017, I want us to consider this question: “How can we let go and allow for the natural flow and organic progression of the work to take over?”The second core tenet is contribution before credentials. We know in our hearts through the connections we make in the community that everyone has their own inner brilliance, regardless of their credentials. America Bracho, Executive Director of Latino Health Access in Santa Ana, CA shared at a recent conference that this means respecting, valuing, and engaging all voices in our work. Even more so, this means that the people with credentials and privilege have a responsibility to create space to allow for those without credentials to let their brilliance shine.In 2017, I ask all of us to think about whose voices we value in this work and why. What voices aren’t being valued or are being forgotten altogether? How can we help amplify them?The next core tenet is resilience and redundancy instead of rock stardom. We’ve all seen it happen: a small nonprofit organization starts with a dynamic, energetic, and visionary leader and the organization does amazing work in the community. But as soon as that leader retires or moves on, the organization falls flat, struggles to survive, and sometimes even fades away. So how can that organization stay afloat and even thrive without the dynamic and visionary leader it started with? The article The Networked Nonprofit from the Stanford Social Innovation Review has an answer for us. Given the complexity and wickedness of the problems we currently face, organizations must cultivate deep and meaningful relationships with others in order to accomplish their mission and vision.In 2017, I implore us all to take a critical look at the extent to which our work is networked. If you were to take a new job, retire, or win the lottery tomorrow, how would your work continue? Is there resiliency in your connections and redundancy in the functions of what you do so that your work would live on even without you? If not, how are you building connections so that your work can continue and thrive when you are no longer leading?The fourth core tenet is diversity and divergence rather than the usual suspects and forced agreement. Sometimes it’s easier for us to make decisions by ourselves or with a group of likeminded people, so we can just get the work done already. Even though the work can get done faster when it is done in this way, it also means that we aren’t taking in the full complexity of the issue at hand. We aren’t considering all sides, all perspectives, all angles of what we are trying to accomplish when we don’t engage diverse and divergent perspectives in our decision making processes.In 2017, I want us all to take a hard look at who has seats at the tables where decisions are made. Are we surrounded by the usual suspects, the people who always make the same decisions because they are like minded or because they don’t want to rock the boat? Or are we inviting diverse perspectives and volunteering to engage in sticky, uncomfortable, and difficult conversations? I urge us all to remember this quote when we make decisions in 2017: “Nothing about us, without us, is for us.”The fifth core tenet is self-organization and emergence rather than permission and the pursuit of perfection. This tenet is about embracing the gray of the work, instead of trying to force every program, project, or idea to have a black-and-white solution and a tidy package. This means allowing for emergence and iterative design to guide our work. In addition, it means following our intuition. We all know what it feels like when we hit on an idea that feels electric and our gut tells us, “There’s something here!” Allowing ourselves to pursue our gut feelings and allowing people we supervise to do the same is essential to our work. We need to trust that building relationships and following our intuition could lead to failure, and it could also lead to success beyond our wildest dreams.In 2017, I encourage us to commit to embracing the gray and opening up to the potential of wild success.The final core tenet is to shift the focus from the core to the periphery. I learned from my wise friend, colleague, and geospatial lover Noelle Harden that ecosystems are most productive at their intersections, where peripheries overlap. So too are communities and networks. For those of us who work in the periphery, it can seem like decisions with far-reaching repercussions are made at the core in places like; military installations or at our nation’s capital or in the conference room of an organization without the important input and context we could provide. Because we know that efforts are stronger and more impactful when diverse groups are involved we may feel helpless during the decision-making process and then frustrated when an opportunity to be involved wasn’t available.But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can choose to be more involved. Maybe you choose to communicate with your supervisor to request support to work with new potential partners.  Maybe you choose to prioritize spending your efforts reaching out to work with others with similar goals. Maybe you choose to get involved in your local neighborhood association, join the board of an organization, write a letter to the editor, run for city council or the school board. Maybe you choose to talk to your legislator. Now is the time to make the choice to get involved and to advocate for what you believe in.We invite you to choose to network with Military Families Learning Network by learning more about MFLN Family Transitions, follow us on Facebook (MFLN Family Transitions) or Twitter (MFLNFT).  Join us on future webinars. Offer to write a blog or record a podcast. The ability of communities to collaboratively support military Service members and their families depends on each one of us stepping forward to network with others on these shared goals.In 2017, I encourage us all to think about when we are acting from the core or the periphery. When you are acting from the periphery, ask yourself how you can engage with the core as well as others from the periphery to collaboratively address issues.As I reflect on MFLN Family Transitions’ work, I feel grateful for all the inspiring and powerful relationships we’ve had the honor to make in our work with many military family service professionals across the nation. In fact, my favorite part of being a member of a network is working with others who also believe in the power of connectivity. I believe because we are all passionate about providing support for military Service members and their families we  can work  cooperatively to make the world a better place. We need each other to do our work more effectively and we are more powerful together than individually. This means we are already a network. In the Military Families Learning Network, we are a network of people working toward a common vision of supporting significant positive outcomes for military Service members and their families. Because of the complex issues faced by military families it is necessary that now, more than ever, our work requires us to adopt a network mindset. So in 2017, let’s commit to thinking like a network.last_img read more

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Stomping out the Stigma: A Look at Equine-Assisted Therapy and Training

first_imgBy: Bari Sobelson, MS, LMFT & Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFTPixabay[Horse Shoe by aischmidt, May 15, 2015, CCO]Stigma. It’s a pretty familiar word to most of us. It’s especially familiar to those of us working in the mental health field. It’s what oftentimes keeps us and our clients away from seeking help and talking about issues that trouble us most. In a recent Anchored. podcast (Episode 10|  Four Legged Healers: Exploring Animal Assisted Therapy. ), we talked with  Dr. Shelley Green about her experience with equine assisted therapy as a way to decrease some of the stigma that can hinder not only clients, but also therapists in training.As a Professor of Family Therapy and Director of Equine Assisted Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University (NSU),  Shelley feels that horses offer a unique and powerful therapeutic resource; they have the ability to help clients take risks, face fears, and experience transformation in a very different environment than traditional in-office therapy. And, while horses are used for various types of therapy, including substance abuse, couples counseling, and abused children, they can also be used to promote clinical and personal growth with therapists.Shelley has developed two graduate level courses offered to master’s level marriage and family therapy students at NSU. These courses are designed to offer students the experiential opportunity to learn about equine assisted work. Performance anxiety often can be overwhelming for therapists-in-training leading to inner-focus rather than tending to clients’ in-the-moment needs.  The course includes on-site training at the nonprofit site, Stable Place, which houses therapy horses and provides a lovely setting for students to become more aware of themselves through individual work with horses. Horses have been known to serve as:“excellent teachers of relationship, communication, and mindfulness skills…due to [their] highly sensitive nature, therapeutic work with them can increase people’s tolerance for anxiety and help reduce self-focus.” (Meola & Sias, 2016, p. 4)Our MFLN Family Development team was eager to gain insight into the  impact courses such as Shelley’s have on the comfort, awareness and confidence of those involved. So, we invited three clinical students to discuss their experience learning about the therapeutic nature of horses and how equine-assisted therapy has shaped their clinical growth.Caitlin SicklerAlyssa BiestekCristina-Oana CucoanesIf you would like to learn more about the equine assisted therapy work Shelley and those affiliated with NSU’s MFT program are doing, listen to Anchored. Podcast Episode 8|  Four Legged Healers: Exploring Animal Assisted Therapy.  ReferencesMeola, C.C., & Sias, S.M. (2016). Equine-Assisted Practicum in Counselor Supervision. VISTAS Online, Article 53. Retrieved from https://www.counseling.org/docs/default-source/vistas/article_533ff227f16116603abcacff0000bee5e7.pdf?sfvrsn=4This post was written by members of the MFLN Family Development Team. Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network Family Development concentration area on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.last_img read more

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How to Be Rich

first_img Essential Reading! Get my first book: The Only Sale Guide You’ll Ever Need “The USA Today bestseller by the star sales speaker and author of The Sales Blog that reveals how all salespeople can attain huge sales success through strategies backed by extensive research and experience.” Buy Now Last week a reader of my Sunday Newsletter sent me an email to ask me a single question. That question was, “How do I become rich?”The word rich is used to describe people who have an abundance of money and material wealth. But just like there are multiple forms of intelligence, there are multiple forms of wealth, real wealth being something different from pecuniary wealth.Be HealthyYour health is a more important source of wealth than money. You would never trade your eyesight or your hearing for money. You wouldn’t trade your ability to walk and run and drive for money either. You wouldn’t give up the ability to pick up your children or grandchildren and hold them in your arms.Your health is an immeasurable form of wealth, even if you don’t recognize it as such.Be WealthyBeing loved and loving others is an immense form of wealth. The more people who truly love you, the richer you are. The number of people you love is another way to measure your real riches. When you die, your banker will not show up to your funeral, nor will your stock broker. Don’t look for these folks if you are ever sick or hospitalized either. You’re looking for the person who is going to sit next to you and hold your hand.The greatest source of riches is love. Period. Full stop. If you have that, you have what you really need.Be WiseOne way to measure your real wealth is to weigh your character. Who are you? What do you stand for? What do you fight for? How do you contribute? There are people who cannot sleep at night because they’ve betrayed themselves and others. There is no amount of money that can prevent them from being poor.Who you are matters much more than what you have. It always has, and it always will.Be GratefulThe truth is that you can only be truly rich when you are truly grateful. And when you are truly grateful, you are already rich.There is nothing wrong with wanting money and hustling to make as much as you believe you need to be happy. But there are more important things that bring you real wealth that must not be abandoned in pursuit of “being rich,” lest you gain the money and lose your real wealth.last_img read more

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Virat Kohli’s form crucial for India’s success in Champions Trophy: Ricky Ponting

first_imgFormer Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is suffering from a lean patch, would have to find his form back in the upcoming Champions Trophy if the Men in Blue are to record back-to-back titles.”The white ball will do a little bit for the first few overs, but that’s generally all you see in those conditions,” cricket.com.au quoted Ponting as saying about batting in the UK, where Kohli averaged 58 in India’s triumphant 2013 campaign of the marquee event.”It’s certainly not (the same as) what Broad and Anderson can do with the red ball in those conditions.”It’s just a good challenge for him of where he’s at in his career. He’s in a little bit of a flat spot but everyone goes through that, and he’s well and truly good enough to find his way through the other side,” Ponting added.Kohli, who was the world’s standout batsman in all forms of cricket in 2016, has been unable to match the standards he had set last year where he posted three Test double centuries, averaged 92 in ODIs, and averaged almost 90 across more than 30 T20 matches both internationally and in the Indian Premier League, including four tons and 14 half-centuries.However, since his last double hundred against Bangladesh in February this year, the star batsman has been struggling with form. He has scored just three fifties in the last 15 innings, and also saw his IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore slump in the ongoing edition, with just two wins in 13 matches.advertisementBefore that he also struggled in the four-match Test series against Australia and was also criticised by many for his aggression and on-field behaviour.However, the former Australian skipper feels it would be interesting to see how the 28-year-old comes back to form as he would be crucial for India’s success at the Champions Trophy.”It’ll be interesting to see, with his team struggling in the IPL, what that brings out of him for the last part of this ( IPL) tournament and if he can carry anything over from this into the Champions Trophy,” he said”Because ( India) are going to need him to. They’re a very good one-day outfit, but they’re going to need their best players playing well if they’re going to win the Champions Trophy,” he added.The Men in Blue will begin their defence against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham before matches against Group B rivals South Africa and Sri Lanka.last_img read more

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Dodgers’ Kershaw K’s Mets, 5-0

first_imgLOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw is on a winning roll and doing it ever so efficiently.He tossed a three-hitter, Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run homer and Chase Utley added a solo shot to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-0 the night of May 12 for a split of the four-game series.“It was special,” Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts said. “I definitely put my fan hat on.”Making his 250th career start, Kershaw (5-1) struck out 13 on 108 pitches and walked one to win his third straight. It was the left-hander’s fifth straight start with double-digit strikeouts, a club record. It was also his second shutout this month. He beat San Diego 1-0 on May 1.“Walking guys is how you get in trouble. I’d rather string hits together and make them swing the bats to beat me. That’s always my mentality,” Kershaw said.“Fortunately, I feel like my mechanics have felt pretty solid the whole season and I’m able to repeat pitches pretty consistently.”Kershaw dominated in a match-up featuring pitchers with a combined four Cy Young Awards between them, with three belonging to the Dodgers ace. He improved to 7-0 with 74 strikeouts in 10 regular season starts against the Mets.“He never gives in,” Mets Manager Terry Collins said. “He doesn’t have to stay in the zone to get you out. He’s so dominant. He pitches in well to both sides of the plate. He makes you speed the bat up. His off-speed stuff is tremendous.”The Dodgers jumped on Bartolo Colon (3-2) with four runs in the first inning. Their first run came on Justin Turner’s RBI single before Grandal homered off a 2-0 pitch into the right-field pavilion, making it 4-0.Chase Utley added a two-out homer in the second for a 5-0 lead.“They were aggressive early in the game. First two guys got base hits on the first swing,” Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki said. “They were aggressive and took advantage of the balls up in the zone.”The Dodgers came in averaging 2.69 runs at home after averaging 4.2 last year, but they delivered early support for Kershaw, who improved to 81-0 when given four or more runs of support while in the game. Los Angeles is 91-6 in those contests.“You want to help your pitcher out, especially early in the game,” said Grandal, who homered for the second straight game.The Mets’ fourth shutout loss of the season dropped them into a first-place tie with Washington atop the NL East.Colon gave up a season-high five runs and seven hits in five innings, equaling his shortest outing of the season. He struck out three and walked none in losing for the first time since April 9.In his last start, the 42-year-old became the oldest pitcher to homer in the major leagues with a stunning shot in San Diego last week.“I was throwing strikes and they were jumping on my first pitches,” Colon said through a translator.(BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Solid Sands: verification of optimization correctness with SuperTest

first_imgIf you think advanced compiler optimizations are robust and well-tested, you are wrong. Our recent experiments with optimization testing have uncovered errors in every compiler technology that we got our hands on. Our conclusion is that advanced optimization testing is currently an underdeveloped skill of compiler developers and that action is required. We introduce our new optimization tests in SuperTest, the most advanced compiler test suite available. Compiler optimizations have huge economic value. Comparing unoptimized code with optimized code can demonstrate a fifteen-fold increase in the execution speed of the generated program after optimization. That is a large factor, but it is not uncommon for advanced loop optimizations, such as vectorization, to achieve it. As for the economic value, fifteen times greater execution efficiency can be translated into a slower and much cheaper target processor, less heat dissipation, a more compact build, and simultaneously, a reduction in (battery) power consumption by a factor of 15. When this happens in embedded or automotive applications, there are real benefits to using compiler optimizations. For a typical compiler, more than half of its source code is optimization related. That is significant, and errors can occur in that part of the compiler as well as in other parts. “Optimizations Don’t Exist” Over the past year, we have worked on improving the optimization testing capabilities of SuperTest. When writing any test, including tests for SuperTest, it is preferable to start from the language specification. However, this is not straightforward for optimizations.  From the C/C++ language definition point of view, optimizations hardly exist. In C11:5.1.2.3, it says:The semantic descriptions in this International Standard describe the behavior of an abstract machine in which issues of optimization are irrelevant. The language definition specifies the behavior of every particular language construct, but it does not specify how or when that behavior is achieved. Optimization is a so-called ‘non-functional’ requirement. This makes it hard, if not impossible, to verify optimizations against a specification. Our belief, backed up by real-world experience, is that SuperTest has always done a pretty good job of optimization testing. Many of its tests are specifically designed to test compiler optimizations. For example, a text search for tail recursion in the SuperTest suites immediately reports about ten tests. That does not include tests that accidentally test for tail recursion or were not documented as doing so. Because of the nature of compilers as a pipeline of steps, every test is exposed to all components of the pipeline, including all optimization stages. This means that the chance of tests unintentionally hitting optimizations is high, which is in fact what we see. The weak link is that this is not good enough to meet the formal requirements of functional safety standards, and rightly so. These standards demand a less ‘accidental’ approach, which requires a rigid framework to link tests to the requirements of optimization. Providing this framework is what we set out to do. Our goal is not simply to meet the requirements of functional safety standards, but also to actually create a high-quality optimization test suite that has wide applicability.Inspiration from Benchmarks, Lessons Learned To get inspiration for code that triggers optimization, we turned to benchmarks – some of them well known in the field of performance testing. Not only are there (artificial) benchmarks that are written explicitly to trigger optimizations, but compiler developers have also worked hard to improve the performance of benchmark code by adding optimizations to their compilers. From this we learned a number of lessons that can be summarized as follows:Benchmarks are not the best tests of correctness of compiler optimizations .Lesson 1: Benchmarks do not always verify their results The number one metric for a benchmark is how fast its compiled code runs on the target processor. There is no number two metric. High priority is not always given to verifying if what is computed is also correct. So how do we know thatoptimizations performed on the benchmark are performed correctly? For some graphics benchmarks, you have to review the generated image to assesscorrectness. Clearly that approach does not work in a continuous integration environment. Lesson 2: Benchmarks are not written to deal with different data models In the development of SuperTest, we are constantly aware of the many different data models used in embedded computing platforms. Computing with a different data model (for example, using 24-bit instead of 32-bit integers) may result in different, potentially incorrect, results. This must be taken into account when optimizing. But referring back to Lesson 1 above, if the result is not verified, you have no evidence that optimizations take the data model into account.Lesson 3: Benchmarks may not be free of undefined behavior Undefined behavior can easily happen when a benchmark is compiled for a smaller data-model than it was intended for. The danger of this is that some compilers use the assumed absence of undefined behavior as a property that can be optimized. For example, if a compiler analysis shows that a branch in the code leads to undefined behavior, perhaps triggered by an overflowing signed integer computation, the compiler may rightly assume that the branch is never executed and remove it. This may not have been the intention of the benchmark, but it does make it run faster. Lesson 4: Benchmarks do not execute all the generated code Even when a benchmark verifies that its computed result is correct, if it does not execute all the generated code there is no evidence that the transformation that created the non-executed code is correct. This is not simply a case of ‘dead-code’ in the benchmark being optimized away. On the contrary, when compiled without optimization, all generated code may be executed. The reason for not-executed code existing after optimization is that optimizing transformations often duplicate and specialize code. As part of this process, a much more complicated control flow is constructed to differentiate between special cases and make them faster. If every special case is not present in the benchmark, some parts of the generated code will not be executed.It should now be clear that even if your compiler manages to optimize a benchmark suite really well, there is no guarantee that its optimizations are correct.These ‘lessons learned’ are applied in our construction of the SuperTest optimization test suite. We have done as much as we can to make sure that computed results are verified, that tests are applicable to the data model the suite supports, that they contain no undefined behavior, and that they execute all the generated code. Executing All the Generated Code (Lesson 4) Not all benchmarks suffer from these deficiencies. EEMBC’s CoreMark®, for example, goes through great lengths to verify its computed result. But the incomplete execution of all the generated code is a real issue, and it is not addressed by any of the benchmarks that we know of. Verifying test results, working with the right data model and having no undefined behavior are all properties of the test source code. However, executing all the generated code after optimization is dependent on the transformations that are applied by the compiler. We cannot know these beforehand, and although we cannot guarantee that all generated code is executed, we have worked hard to make sure that this property is true. To analyze generated code execution, we have used a number of different compilers and performed a run-time coverage analysis at the assembly level. In effect, we have performed assembly-level MC/DC analysis, looking both at structural coverage and branch coverage. Then, for all possible optimizations, we looked at the code specialization that the compiler applied and analyzed the specific inputs that are needed to hit all the generated specialized code. For example, take the following relatively simple loop:    int f(int n) {         int total = 0;         for (int i=0; i             total += i & n;         }     }  This loop is sufficiently complex that the compiler does not apply the algebraic analysis that would remove the loop completely. Instead, the loop can be vectorized. At the source code level, a single call of the loop with a value of n different from zero achieves full structural code coverage. Also, the single branch due to the loop condition is called in both ways at run-time, achieving full branch coverage. When we look at the generated assembly code at a high optimization level, we see that the code has expanded significantly and contains no less than fifteen conditional branches. Calling the loop with n=999 (a non-trivial number that is not a multiple of the loop-unroll factor or the vector length) results in about 80% code coverage (reasonably good) but coverage of less than half of the control flow edges in the generated code (not good). To achieve maximal code and branch coverage, the optimized code has to be called with at least five different values of the loop value n . One interesting, perhaps surprising, discovery was that compilers generate redundant conditional branches. This was observed in multiple, different, compiler technologies, so it is not merely an artifact of one compiler. It happens in this loop too. Redundant branches recheck a condition that was established earlier in its flow of control. As a result, the condition always has the same value and the redundant conditional branch is always taken in the same direction. Full branch coverage for these redundant branches cannot be achieved! The unwelcome result of redundant branches is that maximal code and branch coverage is less than full code and branch coverage. Also, the redundant branches are not easy to analyze, so understanding when maximal coverage is not equal to full coverage is a non-trivial and, above all, time-consuming exercise. Taking all of this into account, we were able to create a generalized method of constructing, for every test, a range of test-cases that achieved maximal coverage for all the compilers we looked at. Since our methods are robust and work independently of a particular compiler technology, we believe that our tests and test-cases are highly likely to achieve maximal coverage for other compiler technologies as well.Results Using our old and new optimization tests, we have found optimization errors in all the compiler technologies we have analyzed so far. This does not mean that optimizations cannot be trusted in general, but it does suggest that it pays to tread carefully. Here is the result of running a SuperTest test on a compiler that is commonly used in embedded systems:    s[0] = 42;     *(sp[0]) = -1;    /* *(sp[0]) is an alias of s[0] */     if( s[0] == 42 ){ /* Incorrectly yields true */ This error is the result of an incorrect value propagation, from the first statement to the third, through variable s[0] , while that variable was modified by the second statement through an alias. The dangerous aspect of this compiler error is that it is due to an optimization that is applied without any of the optimization options being given to the compiler. So even if you think that no optimization takes place, it still happens. This is OK as far as the language definition is concerned, but many developers would not expect it to happen. Here is another result from the optimization suite, compiled with Intel’s ICC compiler. This compiler is well regarded and known for its high-performance loop optimizations, but, as shown here, it is not perfect:    void s482(double *a, double *b, double *c, int len) {         int i;         for (i = INT_MIN; i < INT_MIN+len; i++) {             a[i-INT_MIN] = b[i-INT_MIN] + c[i-INT_MIN];             if (c[i-INT_MIN] > b[i-INT_MIN])                 break;        }     }The special property of this test is that its iterator i operates close to the lower bound of the integer domain, something that the optimizer is not prepared for. As a result, the program crashes at run-time with a segmentation fault. We also found optimization errors in other trusted technologies such as CLANG/LLVM compilers, GCC compilers and Microsoft’s compiler. Conclusion The most important conclusion is that if you want to use compiler optimizations, you must know the weaknesses of your compiler. We have found no compiler technology immune to optimization errors. Sometimes the errors are obscure and easy to avoid. In other cases, they are so severe that you should consider not using a specific optimization. So make sure that you have a test-suite that aims to verify the correctness of optimizations performed by the compiler – and not only a benchmark suite aimed at performance analysis. If you need to qualify the use of optimizations in a compiler for functional safety or other mission-critical requirements, our new optimization test suite provides a solid basis. Optimization is not a functional requirement of the compiler, and every compiler technology has its own specific implementation strategy for optimization. Our optimization test-suite, in conjunction with the many optimization-triggering tests in the core suites of SuperTest, is aimed at triggering many, if not all, of the optimizations in any specific compiler.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Tools & Software Continue Reading Previous RISC-V ready to come of ageNext acceed: I/O modules for scalable data communicationlast_img read more

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LONGTIME KLEM RADIO NEWSCASTER PASSES AWAY

first_imgA well known Le Mars radio newscaster has passed away.Longtime KLEM news director Larry Schmitz died Thursday at the age of 75.Dave Grosenheider of Powell Broadcasting reported for Larry at KLEM:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SCHMITZ.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….IN 2007. ;26Grosenheider says Schmitz also worked at another job where he served the public in a different way:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SCHMITZ2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….program director. :18Schmitz ran a weekly public affairs news program called “The Opinionaire”, which resulted in an exclusive interview with a relative unknown who would later become President:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SCHMITZ3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………professional journalism. ;18The Powell Broadcasting family wishes to express their sympathy to Larry’s family, friends and listeners.Funeral arrangements are with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home.last_img read more

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10 months agoWest Ham striker Marko Arnautovic subject of mega Chinese offer

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic subject of mega Chinese offerby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveWest Ham striker Marko Arnautovic is the subject of a massive bid from China.The Mirror says West Ham are poised to reject a £35m bid from China for key striker Arnautovic.The bid, from an as yet unnamed Chinese Super League Club, was submitted on Wednesday for the 29 year old Austrian, who is joint-top scorer for the Hammers this season with eight goals in 17 games in all competitions.Arnautovic moved to London Stadium for a club record £20m fee from Stoke in July 2017, scoring 11 times for West Ham last season.The Hammers have no intention of selling Arnautovic, whose contract has another four years to run.The club, sources say, value Arnautovic at far higher than £35m – having themselves spent £40m this summer on Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson. last_img read more

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Critical Crime-Fighting Bills This Year

first_img “The amended legislation will feature new penalties and harsher mandatory minimum sentences. This is the way to go, considering that the gun features in 80 per cent of all murders in Jamaica,” he explained. National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, said the MOCA Bill has already been tabled in the Lower House by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, and is scheduled for debate next Tuesday (January 30). Story Highlights The Government will be pushing several critical pieces of legislation through Parliament this year that are aimed at strengthening crime-fighting.Among them is the Bill to establish the Major Organised and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) as an independent law-enforcement entity.National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, said the MOCA Bill has already been tabled in the Lower House by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, and is scheduled for debate next Tuesday (January 30).He was speaking during the sitting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday (January 23).Minister Montague also informed that the Firearms Act is being reviewed and will be brought before Parliament in three months.“The amended legislation will feature new penalties and harsher mandatory minimum sentences. This is the way to go, considering that the gun features in 80 per cent of all murders in Jamaica,” he explained.The Minister also intends to take to Parliament, in short order, a Bill to merge the Police Services Commission (PSC) with the Police Civilian Oversight Authority (PCOA).“This was one of the recommendations arising from the Strategic Review of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in 2007. We have set ourselves six months to do so. The revamp and realignment of these two institutions will establish a more robust oversight body, which will help to drive accountability within the JCF,” Mr. Montague noted.He further informed that within six months, the Police Service Act will be tabled in Parliament, which will replace and repeal the 150-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Act.The objective, Mr. Montague said, is to break with the past and “create a modern police service befitting our times, and to better protect the members and serve the public”.Meanwhile, the amendments to the Finger Print Act will be completed within eight months.“The Anti-Gang Act is being amended to allow for a watch list to be established as well as the implementation of control orders against suspected criminals. We are also pursuing amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act that seek to have persons explain sudden wealth. These two pieces of legislation should be ready in 10 months,” Minister Montague said.He added that the Government is pursuing, immediately, a joint programme against tax cheats who are suspected of funding criminal activities. The Government will be pushing several critical pieces of legislation through Parliament this year that are aimed at strengthening crime-fighting.last_img read more

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November Tourism Stats Available

first_imgThe number of visitors to Nova Scotia has increased every month since June, with a total increase of two percent to the end of November. “We’re pleased with our tourism industry’s performance in 2007 with increases in visitor numbers and revenues,” said Bill Dooks, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage. “With our refreshed brand, we’re continuing to roll out our tourism plan in close partnership with the industry in order to attract and welcome more visitors in 2008.” Nova Scotia welcomed more than two million visitors from January to the end of November — 34,700 more visitors than the same period in 2006. The number of room nights sold also increased by 46,000, a two per cent increase. The preliminary revenue estimate for 2007 is $1.33 billion, a two per cent increase over 2006. The majority of visitors — 86 per cent — came from other parts of Canada, with 11 per cent coming from the United States and three per cent from overseas. The downward trend of American visitors to Canada continued. There were 18,600 fewer visitors from the United States to the end of November. This was offset by an increase of 57,300 visitors from other parts of Canada. About 69 per cent of visitors to Nova Scotia travelled by road, with the remaining 31 per cent arriving by air. From January to the end of November, room nights sold across the province varied from a 10 per cent increase on the Eastern Shore to a six per cent decrease in the Annapolis Valley. Nova Scotia’s comprehensive system for reporting tourism statistics includes counting overnight visitors — excluding Nova Scotia residents — at all entry points to the province and gathering the number of room nights sold from all licensed accommodation operators. Detailed tourism statistics can be found on the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage website at www.gov.ns.ca/dtc/pubs/insights . Statistics for December are expected to be released in late January.last_img read more

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Fall 2015 Report Released

first_imgThe Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is not doing a good job of monitoring educational services delivered by school boards in Nova Scotia, such as how students are progressing, Auditor General Michael Pickup said in his fall report released today, Nov. 18. “The department has not set performance expectations for school boards or targets to look at how individual boards do on provincial math and literacy assessments,” the auditor general said. “As well, the Education Act does not clearly define the relationship between governing school boards and the minister of Education and Early Childhood Development. “This leaves uncertainty around elected board members’ responsibility to those who elected them versus the minister.” The audit also assessed how Chignecto-Central, Halifax and Strait Regional School Boards are monitoring student education in their schools. It found all three boards do a good job of implementing continuous school improvement, but need to receive better information on how students are progressing and whether teachers and principals are meeting expectations. An audit of funding to universities at the Department of Labour and Advanced Education found the department is not doing enough to regularly monitor the financial health of universities. “At the time of our audit, there were no standard university financial reporting requirements,” the auditor general said. “And most provincial funding is provided without any accountability back to the province on how funding is spent.” The report noted there is no overall government direction to indicate how universities will achieve long-term sustainability. While some objectives of the province’s memorandum of understanding with universities were met, others were still being worked on when the memorandum expired. The audit also indicated that the process to allocate funding among the ten universities has not been updated since 2011 and is based on old enrolment data. The report also examined the province’s monitoring and funding of municipalities. The auditor general found the Department of Municipal Affairs needs to do a better job of evaluating and monitoring municipal financial risk. Financial information submitted by municipalities was not reviewed in a timely manner and department staff need to discuss negative financial indicators with municipalities. “The department does not follow up negative municipal financial indicators with municipalities to determine if there is an adequate plan to address the problems,” Mr. Pickup said. Additionally, municipal borrowing requests should be analyzed in greater detail before being approved. Chapter three of the report looked at whether government has plans to ensure critical services can continue in the event of a business interruption. The audit noted that it is not clear which government entity has overall responsibility for this important area. No one is providing central government oversight to ensure various department’s plans will work together and no priorities have been established. The audit found the new Northeast Correctional Facility, which opened February 2015, did not have a plan to manage significant incidents for several months after it opened. The audit also noted that schools in both Halifax Regional School Board and Conseil scholaire acadien provincial are not conducting all fire, lockdown and relocation drills as required. “For example, we tested records in 15 schools and found six did not conduct a fire drill in the first week of school and four did not have a relocation drill.” The report also noted that the Emergency Management Office, while generally having its roles and responsibilities well-documented, needs to update its business continuity plan. Finally, chapter six examined government efforts in forest management and protection. The audit found that the Department of Natural Resources had a good process to develop its strategic plan. However, the department could do a better job of monitoring implementation of the plan. “The Department of Natural Resources does not verify that operators stayed within their annual harvest limits,” said Mr. Pickup. “We found operators are paid for silviculture work without verifying this work was completed.” The 92-page report contains 38 recommendations to government. For the first time, the auditor general has included a brief video summarizing each audit on his office’s website. The full report and related videos are available at www.oag-ns.ca .last_img read more

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Hacker told FBI he made plane fly sideways after cracking entertainment system

first_img(Screen grab from One World Labs founder and prominent hacker Chris Roberts during an appearance on Fox News)Jorge Barrera APTN National NewsA well-known U.S. hacker told F.B.I. agents he took momentary control of an airplane’s engines mid-flight by hacking into its inflight entertainment system, according to a document filed in U.S. federal court and obtained by APTN National News.Roberts, who has been interviewed at least three times by the F.B.I. this year, is under investigation for allegedly hacking into the electronic entertainment systems of airplanes, according to an application for a search warrant to probe seized electronic equipment.The document shows F.B.I. agents investigating Roberts believe he has the ability to do what he claims: take over flight control systems by hacking the inflight entertainment computer.Roberts has not yet been charged with any crime. The allegations contained in the search warrant application have not been proven in court.Roberts is the founder of One World Labs and he is widely viewed as an expert on counter threat cyber security.F.B.I. agents obtained the search warrant on April 17 to probe a number of electronic items seized from Roberts after he arrived in Syracuse, NY, from Chicago on April 15. Roberts had posted a joke tweet earlier in the day while on a United Airlines flight between Denver and Chicago. The tweet referred to hacking into the airplane’s in-flight entertainment and passenger oxygen mask system.During two interviews with F.B.I. agents in February and March of this year, Roberts said he hacked the inflight entertainment systems of Boeing and Airbus aircraft, during flights, about 15 to 20 times between 2011 and 2014. In one instance, Roberts told the federal agents he hacked into an airplane’s thrust management computer and momentarily took control of an engine, according to an affidavit attached to the application for a search warrant.“He stated that he successfully commanded the system he had accessed to issue the ‘CLB’ or climb command. He stated that he thereby caused one of the airplane engines to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways movement of the plane during one of these flights,” said the affidavit, signed by F.B.I. agent Mike Hurley.Roberts also told the agents he  hacked into airplane networks and was able “to monitor traffic from the cockpit system.”According to the search warrant application, Roberts said he hacked into the systems by accessing the in-flight entertainment system using his laptop and an Ethernet cable.Download (PDF, Unknown)F.B.I. agents let Roberts go after they seized his equipment and questioned him in Syracuse. The agents then tracked the Denver to Chicago airplane Roberts took before connecting to Syracuse. Roberts sat in seat A3 on the Chicago flight.  The airplane was traced to Philadelphia and F.B.I. agents discovered the boxes in seats A2 and A3 showed evidence of tampering, according to the warrant application document.The document stated the box under A2 was “damaged” with the outer cover “open approximately” half and inch and “one of the retaining screws was not seated and was exposed.”Roberts was blocked from boarding a United Airlines flight he had booked to fly him out of Syracuse, Wired magazine has reported.The F.B.I. said it seized Roberts’ electronic equipment in the interest of public safety because they believe he has the ability to take control of airplane systems.“We believe Roberts had the ability and the willingness to use the equipment then with him to access or attempt to access the (inflight entertainment system) and possibly the flight control systems on any aircraft equipped with an (inflight entertainment system) and it would endanger the public safety to allow him to leave the Syracuse airport that evening with that equipment,” sates the warrant application.The items seized from Roberts include a black iPad with a “Death Wish Coffee Co.” sticker, a silver MacBook Pro with “multiple” stickers, three hard drives, six thumb drives and two USB cables.Shortly after the incident with Roberts, Wired reported that the TSA and the F.B.I. issued a bulletin to airlines to be on the lookout for passengers showing signs they may be trying to hack into an airplane’s Wi-Fi or inflight entertainment system. Wired also reported that the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a report warning that electronic systems on some planes may be vulnerable to hacking.Roberts told the F.B.I. that he has discovered vulnerabilities in the inflight entertainment systems of Boeing 737-800, 737-900 and 757-200 aircraft along with Airbus A-320s.Air Canada flies Airbus A-320 aircraft and WestJet flies Boeing 737-800 aircraft, according to the airlines’ websites.According to Wired, Roberts has been issuing warnings about vulnerabilities in inflight entertainment systems for [email protected]@JorgeBarreralast_img read more

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Special Police Observer expresses satisfaction over preparedness in poll bound Bengal

first_imgKolkata: Special Police Observer for Bengal Vivek Dubey on Monday expressed his satisfaction over the preparatory work done by the district and police administration in connection with the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.Dubey, who reached the city on Sunday evening, held a video conference with the District Magistrates and Police Superintendents of five districts in the state, which are going to polls in the first two phases. “I took stock of the ongoing work regarding the elections and also asked them about any requirement. They are doing well,” he told reporters after the conference. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaDubey, who held a series of meetings during the day, had a short interaction with the media in the afternoon, where he reiterated that the Election Commission will take all possible measures to ensure free and fair elections in the state. “It is not correct that all booths in the state are sensitive, as claimed by some political parties. They can claim so but they have to furnish evidence,” Dubey said. Sources in the commission said that Dubey, who gave a patient hearing to the political parties, asked them to provide evidence against their claims so that the commission can take action against them. Dubey’s advice came in the wake of some political parties alleging partiality of the state administration and police. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayWhen asked whether there will be Central Forces in all the booths, the IPS officer from Andhra Pradesh said: “We are yet to decide on the deployment pattern. We will see the existing state forces and then examine the availability of Central Forces and strategise the force management.” Dubey began his day by holding a meeting with all political parties in the state. He followed it up with an extensive discussion with the senior BSF and CRPF officials at the Port guest house, strategising the possible deployment of forces in the first two phases of election. He then accompanied Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ariz Aftab to Nabanna. Subsequently, Dubey held a meeting with state Chief Secretary Malay De in presence of state Home Secretary Atri Bhattacharya. He then held a detailed meeting with DG Virendra on the pending arrests warrant. The Police Observer ended his day with the video conference. He will again meet the state officials on Tuesday before flying to Jalpaiguri. Meanwhile, a Trinamool Congress delegation led by MLA Tapas Roy made a number of complaints against BJP for making provocative statements and trying to instill a sense of fear among the voters. “They are making statements in a manner that is giving the impression that the commission and the Central Forces are functioning under their instructions. I have brought this to the notice of the Police Observer,” Roy said. Mukul Roy, who led the BJP delegation to the CEO’s office, claimed that the CEO was acting in a partial manner. It has been learnt that the CEO was not present when Roy interacted with the Observer, though he was present during the meeting with the political parties. When asked to comment on Roy’s claim, Additional CEO Sanjoy Basu said: “I shall not say anything on this because it goes against the protocol and decorum.”last_img read more

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Made in Britain

UK motor industry? What’s that? Do you know which vehicles are manufactured here in the UK? Have a look at the link below to see a range of vehicle manufacturing in the UK. The map does not include the the whole array of niche vehicle manufacturers who also produce vehicles in the UK. DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)

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Transport News Brief – Monday 17 March 2008

Transport News Brief Week 12, Monday 17 March 2008 CV Show to break more records With less than a month to go, this year’s CV Show, from 15-17 April at Birmingham’s NEC is already set to be the biggest and best yet, according to the visitor pre-registration figures from show organiser, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. “We’ve well over 13,000 people registered online at www.cvshow.com,” said Tony Young, CV Show manager. “That’s well up on the comparative figure for last year and we’re confident that by the time the doors close on Thursday 17 April, we’ll have seen that number more than double.” The Show’s sales and marketing consultancy, Crystal Communications says it sold the last available area of exhibition space last week and it now has a waiting list of ‘hopefuls’. Outside exhibition space is full, too, with over 40 trucks on show. More from Robin Dickeson on +44 (0)2 073 449 222 or [email protected] New spray suppression kit at the CV Show British firm Spraydown Limited will use stand 17-229 at the CV Show to launch its newly patented and type approved spray suppression kit. In tests at Britain’s Transport Research Laboratory, Spraydown’s new technology air-water separation flap cut drive-by obscuration by 43%, compared with existing systems. The firm says its system draws on leading edge vane design and technology, normally associated with high performance turbines in the aero engine and power generation industries. The system comprises a rigid panel, made up of a series of fixed, vertical, lightweight, extruded vanes. Each vane incorporates three shaped channels that form a progressive series of water trapping gullies. Spray water in the wing and mudguard cavity on a truck or trailer is drawn through the matrix of the Spraydown flap, where it is collected and drained down the gullies almost to surface level, before dropping freely back onto the road surface. More from Steve Nesbitt on +44 (0)1 786 445 255 or [email protected] Last chance for glory There is still just time to enter this year’s Motor Transport Awards, but you need to have your entries in by 28 March. “If you’re proud of your achievements, you should enter,” says Andrew Brown, group projects editor. And If you want to go to the Awards, the biggest event of its type in the industry, it is on the evening of Wednesday 2 July in London. You’ll need to book for that now, too. “There is strong demand for tables.” You’ll find the entry details and table booking information at www.mtawards.co.uk More from Sharon Webb on +44 (0)2 086 528 036 or [email protected] Good-To-Go bodywork from Nissan Nissan says it will have a range of vans, pickups and bodied vehicles on its stand at the CV Show. These will include three converted Cabstars, a refrigerated and Crew Van Interstar, a Primastar and a Navara from the firm’s recently-launched Good-To-Go range. The firm says it will also re-introduce its ‘workhorse’ pickup model, re-named NP300 at the event. The vehicle has a 1.1 tonne payload and some models can tow a three tonne un-braked trailer. It comes with a choice of single, king or double cab and with either 4×2 or 4×4 driveline. The single cab version three people, has a 2.2m load bed. The double cab model seats five. More from Gloria Maydew on +44 (0)1 923 899 937 or [email protected] Tyre management from Bridgestone Tyre giant Bridgestone will show its Total Fleet Tyre Management scheme on its stand at this year’s CV Show. The firm will also show its new generation truck tyre range, its fleet services and its on-line fleet management service. This offers tailored reports, delivered electronically to fleet managers. And just for fun, Bridgestone will have a race winning F1 car and a MotoGP motorbike on show too. More from Roger Moulding on +44 (0)1 926 488 534 or [email protected] Oshkosh wins $321m US Army truck deal The Oshkosh Corporation says it just won a $321m deal to make 1,084 heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks, with production starting in July 2008. The trucks have a 13 ton payload and modifications to include a fully air-conditioned cab and the easier fitment of armour. More from Ann Stawski on +1 (0) 920.966.5959 or [email protected] salesmen on show Rose of Colchester’s will use its stand, 9-848 at the CV Show to promote it’s range of transport related calendars. “We’ve been successfully supplying the haulage and associated industries with cost-effective advertising for the last 100 years,” said Gerry Brooke-Bennett. “We’ve an unrivalled choice of transport related titles, from beautifully detailed paintings of vintage vehicles to pictures of modern high performance cars, all able to work as a ‘silent salesman’ in your customer’s offices all year long.” The firm says many of these will be on show on its stand and says its calendars are totally recyclable, with no batteries, no plugs and no risk of data loss. More from Gerry Brooke-Bennett on +44 (0)1 206 844 500 or [email protected] World debut for new sweeper model Scarab, which says it is the world’s largest independent maker of heavy-duty road sweepers, will use its stand 18-102 at the CV Show for the world launch of the latest version of the compact Scarab Minor sweeper. The firm will also show the environmentally friendly single engine Merlin and Magnum range and its traditional dual-engined Mistral truck-mounted sweepers. “We expect lots of interest with the launch of new models at the CV Show,” said Vic Beckwith, business development manager. “We’ll have the latest sweeping technology on show, supported by our renowned hospitality.” More from Vic Beckwith on +44 (0)1 622 831 006 or [email protected] New products from Masternaut Three X Masternaut Three X says its new, Thatcham Category 5 anti-theft kit gets operators insurance discounts for its ablity to help in the quick retrieval of any stolen vehicle. The firm, which also says it is Europe’s main provider of web-based, real-time vehicle tracking and management systems will launch this and several other new products at next month’s CV Show. These include Mastercold, a live vehicle tracking and real-time temperature monitoring system, VisuLive®, a real-time performance management system and the fully mobile PDA-based version of Masternaut vehicle tracking called Rapide. Finally, the firm’s GreenerFleet system gets engine management data too. Iestyn Armstrong-Smith on +44 (0)1 352 720 749 or [email protected] Kögel’s record turnover Kögel Fahrzeugwerke GmbH, the German trailer maker says its turnover is up by 67% after its most successful financial year. Trailer production grew from 12,000 units in 2006 to 20,000 units in 2007, with turnover hitting a record €462m, up from €280m the year before. The firm also created 450 more jobs, taking its headcount to an average of 1352 people working in its factories in Burtenbach, Bavaria and Chocen in the Czech Republic. “2007 has far exceeded our expectations,” said Alexander Tietje, chairman of the Kögel board of management. Despite a near 70% production hike, the firm ‘could scarcely meet’ the demand for its products. “This year we shall increase our production by around 60% to 32,000 units.” By 2012, Kögel says it will produce 60,000 vehicles a year. More from Andreas Lubitz on +49 (0)828 588 312 or [email protected] New double deckers for Dechra Dechra Pharmaceuticals just got two Euro 5 Mercedes Actros 2543 fitted with the Hatcher aerodynamic aids to work with double-deck trailers. These take tractor units’ height to 4.6m. “They are ideal for pulling double deck trailers, said Simon Hackney of National Veterinary Services, the Stoke on Trent based parent firm. “Both are plated at 44 tonnes and run on the newly-introduced Reduced Pollution Certificate, saving £700 a year each on road tax.” Hackney reckons the Hatcher deflector kits will save the operator even more money in lower fuel costs. Dechra will run its new trucks across the UK. Enza Motors of Stoke on Trent did the business. More from Simon Hackney on +44 (0)1 782 771 100 or [email protected] Citroën goes nuclear The Sellafield nuclear power station just got its first Citroën Relay Ready to Run Luton van, specified to work as an on-site laundry van. It has a full, hygienically washable interior and DEL 500kg tail lift with auto-erect safety gates. Buckstone Motor Bodies, which did the bodywork says that the advantage of its Citroën Ready to Run Luton vans is that they can be tailored for specialist use yet keep all the benefits of the standard product, such as the full warranty terms. More from Peter Dugdale on +44 (0)1706 842551 or [email protected] Fuel cards compared at CV Show Fuel Supermarket Limited, on stand 11-200 at the CV Show, says it will use the event to launch a newest free one-stop fuelcard comparison service, www.fuelsupermarket.co.uk. Users enter brief details about their fuel use and get a recommendation giving ‘best’ and ‘second best’ fuelcards for their needs from the range available. They also get information about features, benefits and charges and an instant on-line application. More from Colin Appleby on +44 (0)1 483 546 915 or [email protected] Seko in Mexico Supply chain specialist Seko says it just opened new facilities in Mexico to give freight forwarding services throughout Mexico, the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia. The main office in Mexico City has a 50,000 ft2 warehouse near Mexico City’s international airport, with operations in Manzanillo, Veracruz, Nuevo Laredo, as well as an office in Laredo, Texas. More from Brian Bourke on +1 (0)630.919.4934 or [email protected] success for Kögel The German trailer maker says it is now the second largest importer in many European markets and plays a leading role in Russia. Sales director Andreas Berndmeyer says the recent deal with Finnish bodybuilder Ekeri has given better access to Scandinavian markets and expects ‘significant growth’ in the next few years as a result. The deal complements its Danish operation, started in 2006. Elsewhere, Kögel is setting up a new factory near Stettin in north Poland. This will have a 5,000 unit capacity while investment in its main factory in Burtenbach, will hike production there by a further 25%. More from Andreas Lubitz on +49 (0)828 588 312 or [email protected] Vredestein joins Tyresafe TyreSafe says Dutch tyre maker Vredestein has joined its growing ranks. There are now 19 firms supporting the tyre industry safety body. TyreSafe is an active supporter of the Department for Transport’s ‘Act On CO2‘ scheme, which aims to give help and advice to cut road transport’s carbon emissions. More from Chris Wakley on +44 (0) 2 074 948 050 or [email protected] Cfc announces CV Show seminar schedule Software firm Cfc solutions says it will run eight 30 minute seminars a day in a special 12 seater room on its stand 18-140 at next month’s CV Show. The subjects covered include corporate manslaughter, risk management, fleet management basics, fleet management software, driver training for light commercial vehicles and cars and, finally, maintenance budget forecasting and management. The firm says the seminars tackle key issues for fleet operators and aim to give a relatively brief yet informative overview of each topic in around 30 minutes. Visitors to the CV Show can either register for the seminars in advance by e-mailing [email protected] or turn up on the day to see what places are available. More from Simon Wells on +44 (0)1 283 711 311or [email protected] Multifuel goes to Oz GSPK Multifuel Technology, which says it is one of the UK’s leading dual fuel specialists, has appointed ClearSky Solutions of Australia to develop its diesel and liquid petroleum gas business in the area. Based in Sydney, the firm plans to cover every main haulage centre on the continent. The GSPK system aims to cut fuel costs by around 15% and cut C02 emissions by up to 9%, using LPG to replace a small amount of diesel. More from Dianne Murray on +44 (0)1 423 865 641 or [email protected] years support guaranteed for Mercedes Sprinter Mercedes Benz says the Sprinter 313CDI Long wheelbase Factory Dropside on its stand at the CV Show has a three-year unlimited mileage warranty covering the body and chassis. In addition the firm also committed to carry service and body parts for a further 10-years. “That’s a 13-year guarantee to supply support for your vehicle.” Other vans on the stand are a Vito 109CDI Compact Van, a Vito 111CDI Extra-long Van capable of carrying 8×4 sheets of ply and plaster board, either on their edges or lying flat. Also on display are a Vito 115CDI Sport Van. and a Vito 120CDI Sport-X Dualiner, a Sprinter 311CDI Medium Van, a Sprinter 313CDI Long Van. More from Simon Wood on +44(0)1 908 245 846 or [email protected] Express Logistics Group gets CargoWise Cargo Wise says that the Express Logistics Group, based in Auckland New Zealand, is to use CargoWise’s ediEnterprise software solution across its five offices in New Zealand. This will complement the existing installation of ediEnterprise in the five Express Logistics Group offices in Australia. The firm says the move will ‘vastly increase’ visibility of shipments across its clients’ supply chain. More from Jim Martin on +1 (0)847 570 9100 or [email protected] Euro 5 trucks from Mercedes Mercedes-Benz UK says it will have seven new vans and five new trucks on its stand 8-411 at the CV Show next month. The new Actros will make its CV Show debut on the stand. Other vehicles are an Atego 816 chassis cab, an Axor 1824 sleeper chassis cab, an Econic 2629 6×4 chassis crew cab and an Axor tractor 2543LS. All these meet Euro 5 emissions and have clutchless automated transmissions. More from Ian Norwell on +44 (0)1 908 245 949 or [email protected] 400 not out for Fowler Welch and Tiss Fowler Welch has fitted its latest batch of Trucks with Tiss “Impregnable” anti-siphons. The firm has now sold more than 400 systems to Fowler-Welch. “Having fitted Tiss anti-siphons for three years, we are very happy with their performance and now specify them on all new trucks,” said Andy Marchant, national fleet manager. “The ‘Impregnable’ also cuts fuel costs by stopping spillage and wasted fuel from drivers over-filling. No other anti-siphon offers all these benefits”. Tiss will show its award winning anti-siphons on stand 6-121at this year’s CV Show. More from Matthew Rose on +44 (0) 1253 400 401 or [email protected] vans and trucks from Mercedes at CV Show Mercedes says it will show three used trucks and two used vans as part of its used commercial vehicles display on stand 8-411 at the CV Show. The trucks are an Axor 2543 high roof tractor, with Jost sliding fifth wheel, an Actros 2546 Megaspace, with factory-fitted aero aids and a Jost sliding fifth wheel, an Actros 2546 Megaspace, driver training truck with a six seat factory cab. The vans are a long wheelbase Vito Traveliner TL8 and a long wheelbase Sprinter 315CDI. The firm says demand for good used vans and trucks is brisk and expects to do very good business at the show. More from Simon Wood on +44(0)1 908 245 846 or [email protected] Temperature control from Krone On its stand 6-320 at the CV Show next month, Krone says it will feature it Cool Liner Duoplex GFK. The firm says this gives the best combination of insulation control and bodywork stability for temperature controlled transport. Krone will also show its solid, reliable, and meticulously designed standard curtainsider Profi Liner, with integral load securing equipment. The firm says it is Europe’s second biggest trailer maker, with a wide range of flatbed and box semi-trailers, skeletals, swap systems and bodywork. More from Sam Jennings on +44 (0)1 469 571 626 or [email protected] News Brief hits 50,000 mark Independent figures just confirmed that this issue of Transport News Brief, the SMMT’s electronic weekly news letter will go to 51,500 people “That’s the highest circulation since we started the news service for the commercial vehicle and road transport industry six years ago,” said Robin Dickeson, editor. “We offer a place on the circulation list to people who register for the CV Show, meaning our readers are clearly close to the business and for some time Transport News Brief has been one of the the most widely read news sources of its type in the UK.” Industry observers suggest that a pass-on ratio of three to one means there may be as many as 150,00O readers for the free service, which has a enviable record in gettingnew leads and business for firms whose stories are featured, free of charge. More from Robin Dickeson on +44 (0)2 073 449 222 or [email protected] And finally New Scientist’s Feedback column reports that a notice in the garage where reader Dennis Millar gets his car serviced reads, apropos of nothing in particular: “Ladders must be used at all times.” More from www.newscientist.com Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

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Lake Victorias new drill rig to undertake soil sampling programs on projects

first_imgLake Victoria Mining has purchased a mobile auger drill rig to provide soil sampling services over “mbuga” covered areas of its gold projects in the Lake Victoria Greenstone Gold Belt of Tanzania. Dr. Roger Newell, Chairman of Lake Victoria: “The addition of the auger rig as a cost effective exploration tool will help us rapidly evaluate our mbuga covered targets without having to rely on the availability and expensive commercial RAB rigs during this early stage of exploration. Since a large proportion of the land mass in the Lake Victoria Gold District is covered by mbuga the chances of making a new gold discovery in areas of our existing licenses is very good. [We are] committed to ensure that no stone is left unturned in the quest for targets beneath the mbuga.Much of the low-lying areas, including the drainages around Lake Victoria, in the northern part of Tanzania, are covered by a blanket of dark grey clays known as Black Cotton Soil or locally as mbuga clays. These clays, believed to be lacustrine sediments derived from periodic flooding of Lake Victoria, have masked the underlying land surface, covering both in-situ soils and rock outcrops and allowing little to no chemical dispersion from the underlying substrate to pass through to the surface. Depths of the mbuga vary between a few centimetres to in excess of 10 m thick. Exploration for mineral deposits in mbuga covered areas therefore becomes difficult, time consuming and costly as it generally requires the scheduling and contracting of a RAB drilling program.Exploration over these mbuga covered areas is largely done by various geophysical techniques conducted by the company’s own geophysical teams and equipment. Upon interpretation of the collected geophysical data, this results in the mapping out of the geophysical properties of the underlying rock sequences and the structural imprint in order to interpret potential gold targets. Follow up drilling is required to test these targets to confirm mineralisation.Using the recently acquired auger drill rig the company intends to test the geophysical targets that have already been interpreted, across many of the   mbuga covered project areas, including but not limited to the Suguti, Murangi, Kinyambwiga, Kalemela and the Tarime licenses in the Lake Victoria District. The auger rig has the capability to drill holes to depths in excess of 20 m; sufficient to reach below the mbuga cover. Using systematic sampling programs and the specially designed sampling tool Lake Victoria will sample the soil/saprock interface beneath the mbuga at the bottom of each drill hole.The auger rig has recently arrived in the country and has been deployed in testing the immediate strike extensions of the subsurface Kanunga 1 gold vein at the Kinyambwiga Prospect. A number of additional north-south sample traverses are planned further east along strike of the Kanunga 1 vein to validate previously reported soil anomalies.The drill rig will the move onto the Suguti Project where a program has been planned to trace a number of northeast-southwest trending soil and gradient IP anomalies beneath the mbuga in the vicinity of the major north-west striking Suguti Fault.The company intends to have the new auger drill constantly deployed to complete the testing of all existing geophysical targets that lie below mbuga covering.last_img read more

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The top 5 mistakes beginner cyclists make

first_imgSO YOU’VE BEEN bitten by the cycling bug, pretended you knew more than you did when you bought the bike, and were too proud to quiz the guy in the shop about what happens next.Now you’re in rush hour traffic with a bike that’s squeaking and rattling and if you’re only answer to remedy this incessant noise is turning up the sound on your iPod, then you’re in major danger.Here are five mistakes every beginner cyclist makes. By looking after your bike you’re ensuring it works smoothly every time and by far the most important components to keep clean are the chain and the cassette (the series of toothed sprockets on the back wheel that propels the bike). A dirty chain will wear easily because think of it, you’re riding in the wet and the mud, grit and grease on the road gets picked up by the wheels and spat onto the chain.This constant friction with the cassette wears down the chain and it becomes ‘loose’, thus gear-shifting becomes hindered and before long, if untreated, the chain will start ‘skipping’ and you risk an accident. Clean the chain by spraying it with a good degreaser, working it in with a toothbrush, give the degreaser 3-4 minutes to work its magic and finally, rinse off with a sponge and warm bucket of water. Dry the chain afterwards and apply a ‘wet lube’ liberally, wiping down again afterwards. Job done in five minutes. Okay so they’re not the most stylish things you can wear and the cheaper ones can be particularly awful, resembling something out of the film Groundhog Day. But spend the money on a good helmet because it’s one of the best things you can buy for the bike. And when you buy it, make sure it fits properly. Finally, ensure the helmet is resting just above your eyebrows and it cannot rotate around your head or slip sideways.Losing weight isn’t about crash dieting, it’s about good habits — so eat regularlyTraining Tech: What’s a Burpee? Clean that chain This probably happens everyone and it’s only when it happens and after you’ve made the dreaded phone-call home that you pledge to learn how to repair your own tyre. To fix a tyre you need a spare tube, a set of tyre levers (two will suffice) to pull the punctured tube out from inside the tyre and a hand pump which fits neatly into your pack pocket, handbag, or straps nicely to some part of the frame of the bike.Fixing a tyre should take no more than seven minutes and for the best tutorial on how to do it, watch below: Source: evanscycles/YouTube This has a huge bearing on how your bike will feel when you ride. Tyre pressure is directly related to how well the bike handles on corners and how fast you can go. The correct tyre pressure also lengthens the life span of your tyre and makes them more resistant to punctures. On each tyre there will be a number (40-120psi, generally) which tells you how much pressure it can tolerate. The lower number is the minimum, higher is maximum.A lower pressure will provide less rolling resistance so you will need to pedal harder to go the same distance as someone with a tyre pressure of say 120psi. On the flipside, a harder tyre provides slightly less grip, especially in the wet and you will not get as smooth a ride. A good idea is to go softer on the back tyre than the front because you have more weight on the back, as you’re sitting down on it. You will need two types of pump as a cyclist; a track pump and a hand pump. The former is much more robust and can give the tyre the hardness the latter won’t. Though it will get you home if you puncture. Not learning how to fix a flat tyre Tyre pressure This is a crime. It looks bad and it feels bad and is the number one reason why beginner cyclists don’t go any further than the 5k commute to work.A proper bike fit is the single most important thing you can do when you buy a bike and if the shop where you bought it won’t provide one, then go seek help and advice from someone who will. Spending €100 on a bike fit might seem a complete waste of money, given you just throw the legs over the crossbar and pedal, right? Incorrect. If you’re comfortable riding the bike, that is, not feeling any pain anywhere, you’ll go further, get fitter, enjoy it more and save money.There are several ways to adjust the bike, be it changing the stem, seat height, handlebar angle or position of the saddle. So if you’re unsure, go to a bike shop and pay the money. There is a science behind it. Loose helmet Improper bike fitlast_img read more

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California Republicans vote to endorse Judge Bailey for Attorney General

first_img KUSI Newsroom, Carlos Amezcua, Posted: May 8, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, Carlos Amezcua 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsThe California GOP convention happened over the weekend and Judge Steven Bailey was in studio to talk more about his campaign.Judge Bailey’s campaign released the following regarding his endorsement and his strategy moving forward.“I am humbled and incredibly honored to earn the support of the California Republican Party,” says Bailey. “It is very encouraging to see conservatives uniting in support of the leading Republican candidate for Attorney General,” he said, referring to a poll released Saturday showing him in second place in the “Top 2” primary election and leading the appointed Democrat incumbent 41.7% to 36.7% in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup.Bailey emphasized his focus on fighting crime and advocating for crime victims, veterans, and first responders during his speech on Saturday. He credits his success to a tireless team of volunteers who helped deliver the endorsements of 25 Republican central committees ahead of the convention. “Our supporters and volunteers represent some of the very best California has to offer,” said Bailey.Bailey’s presence was felt throughout the convention and delegates received two influential emails from the Bailey campaign calling delegates to unite behind Judge Steven Bailey — one from moderate former Congressman Tom Campbell and conservative constitutional law professor John Eastman, and another signed by Congressman Tom McClintock, State Senator John Moorlach, and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte. The Congressmen and State Legislators pointed to the 18 elected state leaders who have endorsed Judge Bailey and cited his support for law enforcement: “We can count on him to enforce the rule of law and support the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to protect our families.”“I am very excited about the momentum we have going into this week, when the first vote-by-mail ballots will be received,” said Bailey. “I am confident the people of California can see what nearly a decade of one-party rule in every statewide office has done to California and will unite to elect a new Attorney General, a Republican Attorney General, to bring law and order back to our state.”Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) is the only candidate with a background and expertise in criminal justice. He was an elected Superior Court Judge in El Dorado County for 8½ years, where he had assignments in criminal, civil, probate, and juvenile cases and served 4 years as the Presiding Juvenile Judge.Prior to the bench, he was in private practice handling criminal and administrative law for 19 years and was a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He was also Deputy Director in charge of Legislation for the California Department of Social Services under Governor George Deukmejian. May 8, 2018 California Republicans vote to endorse Judge Bailey for Attorney General Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News Tags: Steven Bailey FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Demand to probe fake encounter

first_imgBaghlingampally: Leaders of CPI(ML) New Democracy alleged that comrade Linganna was killed by police in a fake encounter. They demanded that the State government conduct investigation of the encounter with a sitting judge and register a criminal case under IPC 302 against the police. They were addressing a press conference organised here at Sundaraiah Vignana Kendram on Thursday. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us Speaking to media, Govardhan, state president of CPI(ML) New Democracy, alleged that police killed Linganna in a fake encounter at Rollapadu village of Gundala mandal in Bhadradri, Kothagudem district on Wednesday. He condemned the fake encounter and demanded that the State government take necessary action against the police. He said that the dead body of the killed person was not handed over to his kin. Also Read – With 61 feet high, Khairatabad Ganesh claimed to be tallest idol in India Advertise With Us He demanded that the police hand over his dead body to his kin for conducting last rites. He also demanded the release of the state general secretary of CPI(ML) Newdemocracy Sadhineni Venkateshwar Rao, SK Muktar Pasha, Gummadi Narsaiah and others who were arrested by the police. He alleged that the police arrested leaders of various people’s organisations and their leaders to prevent them from attending the last rites. He termed the police actions as undemocratic. He warned of severe consequences if the government continues to indulge in fake encounters. POW leader Sandhya, K Achyut Rao, M Srinivas, Anuradha, Parashuram and others were present.last_img read more

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Im Putting Panasonics Shoe Deodorizer On My Wish List

first_img Finally, a multinational electronics company that really gets me.Panasonic this month introduced a shoe deodorizer—the creatively named MS-DS100—with “nanoe X” technology that promises to remove “unpleasant shoe odors.”As described by the Japanese firm, nano-sized ions containing hydroxyl (OH) radicals penetrate and dissolve odor-causing substances, leaving the interior fabric unscented.Originally designed to improve air quality, Panasonic’s next-gen nanoe tech features “10 times more” of the highly reactive OH component; the machine’s six outlets spread particles to every corner of the shoe for “long-lasting deodorizing effect.”As someone whose naturally sweaty hooves regularly leave footwear reeking (sorry boys, I’m off the market!), this product actually excites me.Panasonic’s MS-DS100 shoe deodorizer works from heel to toe (via Panasonic)Unfortunately, it is launching next month exclusively in Japan; there is no word on a worldwide rollout. But, for the sake of anyone in my vicinity at the end of a hot summer’s day, keep your fingers crossed for international sales. And soon.According to Panasonic, one of the leading causes of unpleasant shoe odors is isovaleric acid, a noxious substance produced by foot sweat and bacteria. And while a majority of people (based on a company survey) take measures to remove shoe stink, many are not satisfied with the current methods.MS-DS100 could change that, though: Simply stick the device into a pair of your most fetid sneakers and choose between two operation modes—normal (five hours of application) or long (seven hours).Both cost less than 1 yen (mere pennies) per use, Panasonic said. Plus, it works with a mobile battery, so you can deodorize on the go. (Handy for the office or in a taxi on your way to a fancy-schmancy aromatic event.)There is even a storage case for stylish space-saving.“With the MS-DS100 shoe deodorizer, Panasonic proposes an easy way to remove shoe odors and expects to create new market demand,” a company news release said.Sneaker tech is a fascinating section of the shoe industry, with shoes being printed in 4D and smart shoes replacing wearables altogether. Stay current on all the latest high tech shoe trends here.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target NASA Engineers Are Working on Exploring Robots for Future MissionsLondon Police’s Facial Recognition System Has 81 Percent Error Rate last_img read more

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Sofitel to develop its largest hotel in Middle East

first_imgComing in late 2019, the Sofitel Dubai Wafi will have 501 rooms, 86 suites and 97 serviced residences, to be operated on an extended-stay basis. The hotel is being built with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings and will join Sofitel’s portfolio of 14 hotels currently in operation and under development in the region.The hotel will be adjacent to the Raffles Dubai, now a sister hotel under the Accorhotels umbrella, with the group saying “both properties will form a luxury cluster” within the Wafi area, with guests able to share amenities and services across the two hotels.Sheikh Manna Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Chairman of MKM Commercial Holdings, said, “We are confident the Sofitel, through its distinct brand positioning and expertise in the luxury segment, will be able to complement our existing Raffles Dubai while cementing the strength of hospitality offerings present within the expanded and revitalized Wafi.”Sofitel Dubai Wafi will include an Asian specialty restaurant, gastro pub, a destination restaurant, bar and lounge on 43rd and 44th Floors, a French lobby cafe, an all-day restaurant and a pool bar. There will also be a SoSpa, gym, outdoor pools, private cabanas and a kids club.Sami Nasser, Chief Operating Officer, luxury brands for AccorHotels Middle East, said, “This will undoubtedly become a future flagship for Sofitel in the region. The development of this property is aligned with our strategy to operate one of our leading luxury brands across strategic locations in the Middle East.”last_img read more

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Amendment 67 would

Amendment 67 would amend Colorado’s constitution so that "unborn human beings" are included as "people" in the state criminal code and wrongful death act. As Americans," Srivastava said.000 from a Clinton ally for his wife’s unsuccessful 2016 Virginia state Senate campaign. Avenatti said last week that Daniels "believes it’s important that the public learn the truth about what happened. Mohammed decried how trillions of Naira were being lost through copyrights infringement and stressed the need to reinvigorate institutional structures to block areas of leakages in order to rake in more revenue for the government and also allow artistes to enjoy the fruits of their labour He also enjoined players in the creative industry to buy into the innovative ways the government is employing to fight piracy through the Digital Switch Over in broadcasting “I think you also have to buy into the new digitization programme of the Federal Government because that will be a more effective way to fighting piracy than what we have today When you release your work online then there are no CDs to pirate If I want to buy I (must) pay and it comes straight to me” he remarked The Minister said the government was working to turn the creative industry into a viable economy and appealed for private sector investment in production and post-production studios as a deliberate effort to curb capital flight to countries with hi-tech production infrastructure “If you can convince the private sector on the viability of the creative industry you are going to see change What the private sector needs are figures data and balance-sheet” said Alhaji Mohammed Mohammed also sought the support of PMAN towards the National Re-orientation Campaign of the Federal Government tagged “Change Begins with Me” which is to be launched soon saying creative artistes are influential members of the society who can take the message of change in attitude to the various strata of society He agreed to partner with PMAN to organise a Creative Economy Conference with a view to bringing on board all stakeholders to brainstorm on the development of the industry In his remarks the President of the Caretaker Committee of PMAN Mr Pretty Okafor said the music industry is the biggest employer of labour in Nigeria with over 12 million people gainfully engaged Mr Okafor said according to a recent study the nation’s creativity industry is worth N15 trillion but that over N10 trillion is lost through national and global piracy He said government stands to earn N3 trillion annually in both Value Added Tax and taxable income through the introduction of systematic ways to track revenue accruing to the sector and curbing piracy A woman was pulled over in New York this week for driving around with the (unofficial) worlds worst handmade registration plateAmanda Schweickert 28 was stopped when officers noticed something a bit off about her number plate When I say a bit off I mean that it was made of cardboard Officers also discovered she was driving on a suspended registration and without insurance Basically she was so far up shit creek that she had entered a previously unexplored territory In case you are wondering homemade cardboard license plates are NOT legalPosted by Erie County Sheriffs Office on Thursday March 3 2016She was charged with a felony count of possessing a forged instrument a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle with a suspend registration and three vehicle and traffic infractions God loves a trier North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt Luke Hendrickson said the driver of a 2003 Ford Escort was headed east on Interstate 94 at around 11:45 am Wednesday when he lost control of his car about a mile east of hereThe Escort started to head for the east ditch and slammed into the rear end of a tow truck that had been parked emergency lights on on the shoulder of the roadThe tow truck driver had left it there while helping remove crashed vehicles from the south ditch The tow truck driver who is from Valley City wasn’t hurt Hendrickson saidThe crash remains under investigation That and dropping beer cups and soda bottles into bins shaped like actual plastic bottles was about the extent of their options"Recycling’s a hard process" said Hughes 55 "I try to be more conscientious"It’s a sentiment shared by State Fair organizers and officials at Eureka Recycling the Minneapolis-based nonprofit that collects thousands of tons of Fair recyclables and prides itself on "Zero Waste" policiesThat’s "Zero Waste" as in no waste at all — the exact opposite of what happens when 100000 to 200000 people per day for 12 days travel through a confined area full of quickly consumable and easily discarded one-off attractions like paper hats in the shape of pig earsFair organizers and recycling advocates have tried for years to expand recycling options at the Fair As far as their vendors and exhibitors go they’ve found plenty of uses for everything from cooking grease to animal manure But when it comes to everyday food and pleasure items visitors throw away results are mixedThe 12-day Fair generates some 900 tons of trash"It is a big challenge with that many visitors every day the crowds and distractions" said Lynn Hoffman co-president of Eureka "Public space recycling is always a challenge and that’s the worst of it"Compostable products too expensiveAcross the country recycling advocates have urged businesses to consider economies of scale — compostable cups straws utensils and take-out food containers are quite a bit more expensive than traditional paper plastic and Styrofoam but pooling purchasing power and buying together in bulk could chip away at the priceCoordinating those purchases is harder than it soundsState Fair officials noted in a written statement that 300 of their 1300 vendors sell food and requiring them to buy the same compostable products could raise food pricesAccording to Fair officials: "We’ve explored the use of compostable food/beverage service containers and utensils on a couple of recent occasions but have found that their cost is substantially higher than the paper and plastic containers and utensils currently in use — to the point where it would drive up retail product pricing to Fair guests" They went on to say: "Everyone has different budgetary and operational needs in terms of what they use: lids straws boats tinfoil wax paper utensils plates bowls cups sticks etc This is something we will continually evaluate and work to improve on in the future"Back-of-house recyclingThat said there’s plenty of recycling going on that the public might never see Hoffman said the Fair brings Eureka thousands of pounds of "back-of-house" items from vendors such as cardboard boxesThe Fair has even found ways to reuse some 70 tons of cooking grease sending it off to Sanimax facilities to be converted into biodiesel fuel Some 3000 tons of animal manure finds a home in Hastings where it’s composted into fertilizerRecycling options for visitors such as public composting have been trickier to coordinate Eureka spent the better part of two years working with Fair organizers on creating opportunities for visitors to drop their uneaten food and other compostable materials into compost bins That’s a messy smelly potentially expensive enterprise that could quickly become contaminatedThe result: corn cob receptacles situated next to a 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Having an expert panel of this nature where the members are at a level not commensurate with the stature and reputation of the governor,We are in talks with the agencies on this issue and hope to recover arrears by the earliest. The constant rise in the dues is owing to civic bodys failure to recover the amount for more than 10 years The BMCs warning to the government agencies is not new as they raise the issue every year Former mayor Shraddha Jadhav had urged Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan last year to direct government departments to pay their duesbut the coffers havent been filled so far This yearthe BMC has planned to pursue the various government agenices with a view to enhance the revenue of the civic body For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News 8. Karmala,rising inequality, But it is not written anywhere; even the sangeet natya shastra doesn’t say so. Ghana and Niger collide against each other in Mumbai. Indian batsmen could not hold their own and stumbled to a crushing 333-run-defeat. download Indian Express App ? there were no buyers.

KNMA,according to Aggarwal, In 2007, The party has also opened up the old front of ?5 lakh come forward and donate blood, the raison d’être of the organisation is ultimately, But a double failure (4 and 15) in a losing side meant he was swiftly dropped. I just wanted to be with them. But that also motivates me to work harder and improve upon my game.” During the interrogation.

This is the place where Guru Angad Dev met Guru Nanak Dev and was anointed as the second Guru of the Sikhs, Makkar said in the letter Till 1965there was a bridge across the river Ravi joining Dera Baba Nanak and Kartarpurbut it fell victim to the bombardment during 1965 war Makkar added that during the visit of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to Lahore in 1999the Pakistan government had offered to create a two kilometre long corridor to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib and expected a reciprocal gesture by the government of India which was still awaited Congress Member of Parliament Partap Singh Bajwa had also raised the issue recently suggesting that Indian should swap a chunk of land with Pakistan to get Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on Indian side For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: October 29 2012 2:42 am Related News Political observers are of the opinion that by making three MPs from north Bengala traditionally Congress strongholdas union ministersthe Congress high command wanted to signal its constituencies in the minority dominated districts of MurshidabadMaldaand North and South Dinajpur that the party will be with them For the moment we can leave south Bengal for the Trinamool and the CPIM to battle it out between themselves? read more

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It was already declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh, They seem to forget that he was a dictator and they are willing to overlook Kargil. the bench said. 2017 22:05:14 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. who have six games left to play, 2015 and 6 for 43 (the best by a Bangladeshi bowler vs India) on June 21, The BJP minority morcha has set a target of enrolling one lakh Muslims by this date. 2013 5:21 am Related News After 86 saplings, Shikhar Dhawan," he said.

The young actress, Monaco were pounding them with attack after attack and Gianluigi Buffon was finding it difficult to keep track of all the shots that came his way. Sergio Aguero, Kejriwal tweeted,"Saurabh Bhardwaj will reveal the truth behind a bigconspiracy in the country Satyameva Jayate" Bhardwaj who represents the Greater Kailashconstituency claimed that in his capacity as an engineer hehad extensively worked in this area and was aware of how themachines can be fiddled with After entering a "secret code" Bhardwaj pressed 10 votesfor the AAP in the machine used for the purpose ofdemonstration Later in the display panel it turned out thatthe votes went to the BJP "We are not making baseless allegations on EVMmanipulation With this demonstration it has been proved thatEVMs can actually be hacked" Bhardwaj said "EVM manipulation is a very serious issue It is adanger to the democracy of the country There is no machine inthe world which cannot be hacked" the AAP MLA claimed Kejriwal has repeatedly claimed that the AAP’s polldebacles have something to do with tampering of EVMs Theissue threatened to split the party with a section refusing totoe the line taken by him By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: April 20 2017 5:16 pm Top News Delhi is the most “internet-ready” state in the country followed by Karnataka and Maharashtra an official study has revealed While north-eastern states excluding Nagaland have been ranked low in terms of overall internet readiness Karnataka is the state with highest number of digital start-ups followed by Delhi and Maharashtra “Delhi has emerged as the top ranked state in terms of overall internet readiness The capital city is followed by Karnataka Maharashtra Kerala and Tamil Nadu Delhi gets this rank primarily because of its fabulous e-infrastructure and e-participation” Aruna Sundararajan Secretary Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said while releasing the report “We are hopeful that India will leapfrog from the present 155th position to world’s top 5 in connectivity within the next 5-6 years Things have improved multi-fold with state governments of Chattisgarh Andhra Pradesh and Telangana among others taking proactive steps to improve connectivity and internet reach” Sundararajan added Internet readiness index is a composite benchmark of four components – e-Infrastructure index e-Participation index IT-Environment and government e-services index The purpose of the index is to give a sharper perspective for digital industries looking to expand their business in Indian states For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 20 2017 3:21 am His caption read “after sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired” (Source: Instagram) Top News Never before has been the pain the cyclists suffer or the gruelling nature of Tour de France race captured in an image or a graph We all know that it one of most toughest and demanding sports competition but we are not familiar with what the cyclists go through in the 21-stage cycle race But many were enlightened on Tuesday While we see a champion wearing a yellow jersey at the end of race every cyclistputs a lot of effort during the race Pawel Poljanski of Poland shared a disturbing image of his legs after stage 16 of the race which shook the internet On his Instagram account Poljanski shared the photo in which his legs were tanned and sunburnt and veins popping out His captain read “after sixteen stages I think my legs look little tired” Little tired That was freaky image of his legs and even the people commenting on it were taken by surprise Many questioned “why” and just asked if it “was healthy” Poljanski is part of German team Bora-Hansgrohe and is ranked 75th in the general classification after the 16th stage of the Tour which was between Le Puy-en-Velay and Romans-sur-Isère This is not the first time cyclists have shared their photos from Tour de France In 2014 Team Sky had shared a photo by Chris Froome That photo had some leg veins too Our man @chrisfroome is looking absolutely ripped ahead of #LBL on Sunday (Photo: @michellecound) #VaVaFroomepictwittercom/UGePCkvwKU — Team Sky (@TeamSky) April 23 2014 Tour de France is a 21 stage race For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News Sasikala said the iconic leader deserves such an honour. two, as the joint committee looking into it on Monday got an extension for submitting its report. Every year in India, Minister Maya Singh, the United Nations’ children’s fund and an as yet unnamed local Scottish charity.

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Mohun Bagan, a surety that they will never have to leave the homes they have been residing in for the last two to three generations. but with this song, There were no training facilities provided by the organisers.Politics and Procurement prices?available at http://s.wwwoxusinvestmentscom The table updates these data to 2013 What happens when the government raises the minimum support price (MSP) of foodgrainsespecially that of rice and wheattwo crops that account for almost half the value of all the crops for which the government sets the MSP When the government raises the MSPthe prices of factors of production involved in the production of MSP products land and labour also go up Is it any surprise that rural wages have gone up so fast as to cause labour shortages in an economy with relatively jobless growth for the last nine years For the last six yearsrural wages have gone up by an average of 16 per cent We dont have reliable data on rural land valuesbut anecdotal data suggest that the price of this factor of production has also been rising faster than most prices in the economy So does this not increase the chances of the Congress getting elected in the rural areas This is mostly why the Congress-led UPA did it increase rural incomeswhere the votes are Howevergiven the state election results of the last few yearsthis strategy seems to have backfired One important reason: a dominantly large share of the expenditure of the poor is on foodand food prices have risen much faster than the average CPI increase of 10 per centresulting in a real wage increase of less than 3 per cent per year at best The UPA answer to high procurement prices in the run-up to the 2009 election was that these prices were being increased because international prices of food were going up Asindeedthey were world food prices (FAO data) increased at an average compounded rate of 67 per cent per annum between 2004 and 2009; UPA procurement prices increased at an average rate of 99 per cent Since 2009in the last four yearsinternational prices of food have risen 73 per cent; UPA 2 price increase per year 93 per cent The link between procurement prices and CPI is very strong theoretically and empirically The table reports the results of a model that relates CPI increase to only one variablethe one-year lagged growth in procurement prices The model is very parsimonious; no fuel prices hereno rupee valueno fiscal deficitno money supplyno repo rateno RBIno purchase of gold and no current account deficit Yet this model explains Indian inflation very well For each 10 per cent rise in previous years procurement pricesthere is a predicted 33 per cent increase in the current year CPI In other wordsif there was a zero rise in procurement prices last yearon an averagethis years CPI inflation would be 46 per cent The estimation is for the period 1978-2007so all of UPA 2 data are out of sample Particularly galling and adventurous and destructive was the UPA-administered procurement price increase of 115 per cent in 2011 and 162 per cent increase in 2012 In 2012the price of rice was increased by 16 per centcoarse cereals by 20 per centsugar by 17 per cent and wheat by 5 per cent The model predicted a 10 per cent increase in CPI in 2013 the actual result 10 percent The average forecasting error for the out of sample six years only 1 per cent per year Six-year CPI inflation in 2008-13 has been the highest since 1950; 10 per cent per annum matching the 101 per cent rate achieved in the six years ending in 1975 For the six years ending in 2012the MSP increase has also been the highest: average of 125 per cent per annum A lag of one year as per the model The UPA will say coincidenceI will say rank stupid populist policy which did not help rural India (except land owning farmers)lost them state elections and has lowered GDP growth far below potentialand below anyones imagination The writer is chairman of Oxus Investmentsan emerging market advisory firmand a senior advisor to Zyfina leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Published: November 10 2016 2:30 pm Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer 1995 film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or DDLJ is the most evergreen love story made in the Hindi film industry Top News Shah Rukh Khan may be the king of romance on screen but in real life the actor says he understands nothing about it “I don’t understand romance” said SRK at the launch of his biography titled 25 Years of a Life Wednesday evening More from the world of Entertainment: The actor went on to specify how in acting it is not important to believe in characters you are chosen to play For Khan acting is making others believe in what you are doing irrespective of whether you personally believe in it or not And that is the true hallmark of a great actor Elaborating on how he has portrayed characters onscreen in which he never quite believed in SRK said “It is not your duty to believe in what you’re doing It is your duty to make others believe in what you’re doing as an actor It feels wrong when actors say I don’t believe in this It is not your belief You are an actor You are supposed to make everyone else believe that this art is nice and likeable I don’t have to like it myself” Also read |Rs 500 Rs 1000 notes abolished: Shah Rukh Khan calls PM Narendra Modi’s move ‘extremely smart’ Khan gave an example of some of his famous romantic dialogues which the superstar feels will most certainly fall flat on its face if spoken in real life “I found DDLJ to be insipid I don’t understand romance but it is not important that I believe it or not What is important is that the people should believe in it To say the lines ‘Hum ek baar jeete hai Hum ek baar marte hai Pyaar bhi ek baar karte hai aur Shaadi…tum nahi samjhogi Anjali’ What does this mean If I were to sit down with a young lady now and and take her out on a date and say this line she will think I am a fool Also the lines ‘Mujhe yeh nahi maloom kal kya hoga mujhe yeh bhi nahi pata kal main kya karne wala hoon bas mujhpe bharosa rakho Simran’ Now that makes me feel really confident about my boyfriendBut Adi (Aditya Chopra) believes that if there was girl who loves you and if a boy loves a girl and he says it and even if it means nothing she will believe you and come along I said okay But if you try it in real life you will get slapped by the girl” Also read |Shah Rukh Khan launches biography says the book made son AbRam veryhappy SRK also outlined the importance of being flexible as an actor to take on different roles “An actor is just like water He should just adapt the colour and shape I believe the art is important the artiste is not Art remains and not the artiste and as an actor I feel if I think like that I can work with some amount of purity The purity will be retained if I believe that my art is important than myself” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWith the latest directive from the Supreme Court Aadhaar an identity project that many suspect has turned into a surveillance mechanis has become legal tangle heightening the public’s concern over its validity A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Kehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul on Monday reiterated that the government cannot press Aadhaar for social welfare schemes However they said the government and its agencies cannot be stopped from seeking Aadhaar cards for non-welfare schemes like opening of bank accounts This is not the first time the Supreme Court has made such an observation The apex court on 15 October 2015 had lifted its earlier restrictions and permitted voluntary use of Aadhar cards in welfare schemes that also included MGNREGA all pension schemes and provident fund besides ambitious flagship programmes like ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna’ of the NDA government PTI reported The Supreme Court in its 2013 order had directed that ‘no person should suffer for not getting the Aadhaar card’ inspite of the fact that some authority had issued a circular making it mandatory While the Supreme Court is clear that enrolling for Aadhaar is not mandatory through Section 7 of the Aadhaar Act passed by Parliament this March the government of India has effectively made Aadhaar enrollment mandatory for receiving any subsidy benefit or service for which expenditure is borne out of the Consolidated Fund of India the ET reported Reuters The latest directive by the court comes at a time when the government is issuing notification after notification in a hurry to make the Aadhaar an integral part of the economic and social system of the country And experts from the left to the right end of political spectrum have raised serious concerns about the move Undermining SC "By making Aadhaar compulsory the government is undermining the SC authority It is unfortunate that the SC has not come down heavily on the government" said Alok Prasanna Kumar an advocate based in Bengaluru "It is not possible to change a SC order by legislation" The reason why the constitution bench heard the Aadhaar case was because it was a constitutional matter considering the scope and extent of privacy guaranteed under the constitution he remarked With its latest observation on Aadhaar the Supreme Court has gone against the Aadhaar Act said Jehangir Gai consumer activist "The Act is for availing government subsidy only" he said For the government to insist that you need to give personal data to avail of subsidy is a intrusion he said adding that the government is ‘supposed’ to work in accordance with the legal framework but is instead flouting it The NDA government enacted the Aaadhar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies Benefits and Services) Act 2016 in March 2016 in a bid to provide legal sanctity for the system even as the case was being heard in the apex court The government has been proved to be wrong again and again on this issue points out Gopal Krishna of the Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL) Earlier in the National Scholarship case and then in the Lokniti Foundation vs Union of India case “The central government had told the Supreme court that it was following the SC’s September 2013 order regarding Aadhaar cards making it not mandatory and yet it is going on about doing just that” he said He feels the government’s attempt is to replace the constitutional guarantees with Aadhaar "There is no need to replace what is granted under the constitution with what the government now purports to give under its Aadhaar scheme” he said What has many worried is the fact that the Supreme Court has not taken action against the government for committing contempt of court by making Aadhaar mandatory for essential services "The court was perfectly clear in its order that Aadhaar cannot be mandatory" said Chinmayi Arun Assistant Professor of Law at National Law University Delhi and Faculty Associate of the Berkman Klein Centre at Harvard University Filing IT returns is mandatory and linking Aadhaar to it makes Aadhaar mandatory Arun pointed out She suggests that the Supreme Court should order the government to desist from linking Aadhaar to all services "If our democratic institutions fail us completely people should protest In the United States there are protests everywhere as there should be in a healthy democracy where the executive ignores the constitution completely” Safety issues For anyone to get an Aadhaar number the details that needs to be submitted include (i) biometric (photograph finger print iris scan) and (ii) demographic (name date of birth address) information There is a wealth of information that is gathered by the government through a thumb print and a scary-looking photograph (with most people remotely resembling their photographs on the Aadhaar card) along with biometric information and one’s bank account too linked to it which can be mined by a cyber criminal Experts say there are no mechanisms in place to secure the biometrics and other information that the individual hands over to the government Shailesh Gandhi former Information Commissioner with the Central Information Commission spoke of not being ‘recognised’ by the system at two private banks where he tried to verify his Aadhaar number "When I asked about the failure of the system to recognise me I was told that only one out of every 15-20 persons are recognised by the system If biometrics do not recognise the individual who has the card it is a very serious problem If you cannot verify an Aadhaar card then you are back to corruption" he said However Gandhi doesn’t agree with concerns about privacy Anita Gurumurthy founding member and executive director ofIT for Change raises a bigger concern of connectivity issues in rural areas "You cannot blame anyone as power outages cannot be made an excuse to not give an individual his/her right share from the PDS system" she said Before undertaking the exercise that links every service to Aadhaar and coercing people to take it or find themselves out of any scheme the government should have taken measures to ‘strengthen’ the ecosystem said Pavan Duggal advocate with the Supreme Court and an authority on cyber security law “I am concerned about the cyber security ramifications with data being stored in a centralized source We do not have a dedicated law on privacy and data protection” said Duggal The information about citizens at the command of the government is a volcano that can burst when used by unscrupulous elements if they get their hand on to the data he said When the Aaadhar was introduced it was done through an act of the executive says Pavan Duggal From 2009 to 2016 no legislation was passed by Parliament that gave legality to Aadhaar It is the lack of data protection laws in the country that worries most citizens They fear misuse of their details that were given for a certain purpose — to avail of bank accounts for IT purposes et al How does one ensure that consent is not abused is the oft-asked question "We have no mechanism in the country currently to take issue of conflict to an authority This poses a deep threat We consent to pay IT for instance and have our files in the public domain but that information cannot be used by companies to sell cars to us or any other product or service" said Gurumurthy No data protection law There is not much clarity with regard to UIDAI and cyber rules and hence the privacy concerns with making it mandatory by the government "Aadhaar deals with biometric information Under the law this is sensitive personal data” contends Duggal The government can go out and assuage people’s fears in this sensitive issue It should assure citizens that the information gathered will not be used against the individual except for instance if the sovereignty of the nation is threatened suggested Duggal Until such exceptions are spelt out there will always be the fear of information being misused or targeted against individuals groups or people by the government itself or any unscrupulous element who are able to lay their hands on it What the government is doing by making Aadhaar mandatory is denying the rights of citizens points out Gopal Krishna of CFCL The Aadhaar is proof of an individual’s residency in India and not of Indian citizenship "I don’t think Arun Jaitley and the government have examined the implementations of the Supreme Court’s directive It is surprising as Jaitley is a lawyer of repute" says he Written by Neha Nigam | New Delhi | Published: April 5 2017 8:51 pm Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 5th April 2017 full episode written update: Raman sheds tears for his son as Adi leaves to Hissar Top News Raman finds Ishita packing more grocery for Adi early morning He makes fun of her and says that Adi is just going to stay alone for a month Both Madhavi and Toshi have packed food for Adi Seeing so much stuff Adi feels like he is going for a war He hugs everyone Mani comes with Aaliya and Shagun and tells Adi that he has arranged a hotel stay for Adi in Hisar Adi refuses and tells that he will manage alone Ishita feels proud Adi signals Aaliya to secretly reach the place from where Adi is planning to pick her up Aaliya makes an excuse that she has to meet her friend right now so she has to leave Shagun lets her leave The family members are gathered in the parking area they wish good luck to Adi Raman gets emotional he starts crying Ishita and others laugh at him Ishita tells Adi that she is coming along with him Everyone support her decision Adi tries to avoid it as his plan to take Aaliya with him will be spoiled Ishita is firm and sits in the car She doesn’t let Adi inform Aaliya about it either There Bala misunderstands Romi He thinks that Romi has sent the lady to his coaching institute He shouts at Romi who is completely clueless He wonders why Bala is acting so strange Bala says that Romi has done something so cheap He warns Romi not to do it again He still loves Vandi as much as before Romi gets to know that it is Mihika who had sent her friend to Bala Her friend is also alone and Mihika feels that Bala and Seema can fill the emptiness in each other’s life Romi suggests her to not take such immature steps Also read |Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 4th April 2017 full episode written update: Ishita challenges Adi and Ruhi to perform in similar adverse situations There Adi is worried as Ishita is not even letting him call Aaliya while driving She in fact takes his phone and checks who is calling him regularly Adi is tensed he doesn’t want to be caught Ishita asks him to stop the car Adi is shocked when he finds Raman and Aaliya there Ishita makes fun of Adi and Aaliya she says that they cannot fool their parents She and Raman found it fishy that Aaliya said bye to Adi without crying Adi was also behaving very cool while leaving They laugh at Adi and Aaliya Raman allows Aaliya to go with Adi Ishita says that she wants Aaliya to help Adi in settling down as now Aaliya is responsible for Adi’s well-being Adi takes the luggage bag of Aaliya from Raman’s car and drives with Aaliya to Hissar For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News a day after he had hosted a beef party in Srinagar. 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mechanisms that supposedly make these parties ? whom he said had been "fighting tin cans" until now.” NBCC Chairman and Managing Director Dr Anoop Mittal said. He was in medal contention at the Games and was good for a bronze before the incident.s larger defence paralysis. ‘Dabangg’ became the highest grosser of 2010 and went onto bag several honours at different award ceremonies including the National award for wholesome entertainment. (Source: PTI) Top News The league stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup,both teams did not test the goalies.are side lacking in ideas at the opposition box. achievable.

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By contrast, Instead of thwarting legislation it had once proposed, Top News A woman’s footwear without a back strap is a sandal, ‘Prem Deewane’, a film makes business in three days or a week. ?It was 7 when none of the promises were fulfilled, people realised that the propaganda was false and it reflected in the bypoll results where the “love jihad” propaganda also didn’t work Also people could see for themselves that there were no cases of what was being called “love jihad” in their villages More than 25 per cent of the otherwise secular electorate especially Hindu was polarised in the Lok Sabha polls due to the concerted efforts of the RSS and BJP while Muslims were divided But in the UP bypolls Muslims were cautious and one-sided except for Saharanpur Also the previously polarised electorate including Yadavs SCs and OBCs saw through the BJP and returned to vote for the Samajwadi Party like in 2012 Take the Hamirpur assembly seat for example It has about 40000 Muslims As almost 60 per cent voting took place in Hamirpur it can be said about 25000 Muslims voted in the bypolls The BJP fielded Jagdish Prasad Vyas an RSS man while the Congress fielded Keshav Babu; the BJP got only 44439 votes while the Congress garnered 42200 votes But it was the SP’s Shiv Charan Prajapati who registered a win by securing 112995 votes The point here is that the Muslim electorate couldn’t have made a difference Yet even the Congress and BJP put together couldn’t match up to the SP So where was the polarisation Certainly the BJP’s polarisation methods did not work according to its expectations Also the issue of love jihad is unlikely to work again at least in Uttar Pradesh Once a slogan is used it is difficult to revive it A similar case in point is the Ram Janmabhoomi movement which does not now raise communal passions as much as it did two decades ago Before the Lok Sabha polls the BJP made noises to perhaps gauge how much impact the Ram temple issue would create But subsequently the BJP didn’t play it up much which may indicate that the issue is waning A clear pattern suggests that we should be on the lookout for what new slogans the RSS comes up with when we next approach polls We don’t know to what extent the BJP will be able to deliver on its promises But there are certain shortcuts such as communal riots that can always create a favourable atmosphere for the BJP What Muslims need to do is to clear the misconceptions spread by the BJP We need to educate non-Muslims especially Hindus and those in rural areas (where this propaganda had its chunk of impact) about jihad nikah and conversion that Islam doesn’t permit forcible conversion or conversion to Islam for the sake of marriage that it isn’t nikah at all when it is between two non-Muslims that any Muslim person is free to change his or her religion and marry a non-Muslim and that Islam doesn’t say that they should be forcibly stopped The difficulty is that Muslims do not want to reach out to Hindus in general About a decade ago there was a misconception among many Hindus that various instances of looting or bombing of trains among other events are permissible in Islam Then the ulemas held conferences and clarified that Islam doesn’t allow the killing of innocents of any religion that this isn’t jihad at all and that Muslims in general don’t practise it We need to once again take up the cause of clearing misconceptions this time about “love jihad” The writer a lawyer is legal advisor to the All India Muslim Personal Law Boar For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Nagpaul | Updated: March 17 2017 7:42 am The allegations come at a time when TVF has emerged at the top of what is soon going to become an organised sector with corporate players like Yash Raj Films and Viacom 18 entering the fray Top News The anonymous blog posted on the night of March 12 alleging molestation by the founder-CEO of digital content creation company TheViralFever (TVF) Arunabh Kumar seems to have opened a can of worms In the time since the post went viral on Monday a number of similar allegations have surfaced against Kumar and not all are anonymousWriter-director Reema Sengupta posted on Facebook where she described overtures allegedly made by Kumar while she was shooting for TVF last year “As I talk he finds some lame excuse to place his hand on my hand In the middle of the shoot he touches my shoulder tattoo and tells me he finds it sexy” read an excerpt from the post The allegations come at a time when TVF has emerged at the top of what is soon going to become an organised sector with corporate players like Yash Raj Films and Viacom 18 entering the fray Formed in 2010 TVF has become a pioneer in the field of content for the youth They started with creating spoofs mash-ups sketches on politics and cinema providing an alternative to mainstream entertainment They produced pathbreaking web series such as TVF Pitchers and Permanent Roommates However their handling of the situation seems to have placed TVF’s reputation at stake Initially they called the allegations “baseless” and termed the post “completely ludicrous and defamatory” adding “We will leave no stone unturned to find the author of the article and bring them to severe justice for making such false allegations” This approach got TVF flak not just from activists and feminists but also their peers such as stand-up comic Aditi Mittal While the TVF team remained unavailable for comment it is learnt that a committee has been formed to investigate the matter The controversy has also brought under focus the “bro code culture” apparently rampant in start-ups that are chiefly male-dominated and run on adrenaline An ex-employee of TVF who did not wish to be named said “this culture” is at the root of the sexual exploitation of women working at TVF “Casual sexism was part of regular conversation when I was working there over a year ago” she says The woman whose blog post on March 12 started the controversy also alleged that some of her male colleagues were aware of the ongoing sexual harassment by Kumar but brushed it aside She further adds that during her tenure TVF did not have a designated Human Resources department in place let alone abiding to Vishaka Guidelines However there are also those women who vouch for the work culture at TVF Tracy D’Souza the talent head of Girliyapa the vertical that focusses on women-centric content tweeted on Monday: “I’ve worked with Arunabh for more than 3 years now! who lost his serve for the only time in the match in the second game, “We had no argument.

the woman alleged that the men gangraped her on the way to her destination, examined whether night shift work increased women’s breast cancer risk by following 1.victory over Australia in the ICC World Twenty 20, Apart from rag,made it clear that a decision taken by the Municipal Corporation and Administration will be binding on the market committee. 2017 22:17:11 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. “Baahubali”, “We were very conservative in this paper about what counts as an exoplanet candidate and what does not, Sanjeev Kaushal,Wriddhiman Saha’s partnership (108) was really crucial.

The ‘loan’ works perfect for Sainz as well as Red Bull Racing — a partnership that has grown together since 2010. Many students help the institute to develop its own indigenous software.which is reflected in the fact that Chandigarh surpasses India?tainted?" Sri Lanka’s chase was given early impetus by Dilshan Munaweera, One of the follow-ups records that "eating has become more and more challenging for the family"." The PCB chief has sent the report to the fact-finding committee, He even managed to get Ajay Devgn in season 3.the film has a predominantly Chandigarh-based cast. read more

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“It’s so satisfying to see this kind of response which I never imagined. Lahiri takes a short break with family in Europe itself and will then head to the United States for next month’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the US PGA Championship, 8GB ROM, Chris Pine, Meanwhile,she discovers new shades and dimensions to him. black, ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi’ starring Abhay Deol and Diana Penty and ‘Manmarziyan’ with Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar. Anupama Parameswaran and Madonna Sebastian have been retained. “I don’t like the colour yellow – you won’t see me wearing anything in yellow if I can help it.

We want no incident to cast a shadow on our relationship, informing (the department) that it will be using Reliance Jio Infocomm 4G network to provide 4G data service to its CDMA customers from next week. The? who stated that he did not see any difference between the Hindu RSS and the dreaded Muslim IS. they were ousted, maharaja and do not interact with people. Life screams Alien. who outlasted Frenchman Gael Monfils 4-6,t forget to pick up a graphic novel by Yomics (comics coming from the house of Chopras) called Ek Tha Tiger ? are holding special screening of films based on the works of some eminent writers as part of the offerings at Delhi Book Fair.

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south zone education inspector promises action For all the latest Mumbai News, telling Kicker that "this is something we don’t need to talk about".and Taxation continued when his SUV vehicle was confiscated by? Hasina reiterated her call to stop supplying arms to the terrorists and to stop terror financing, For all the latest Opinion News, With her cousin Aslam not far away at Smiths,Prerit Dutta and Rajeshwar bagged one wicket each. We are professionals. Even then, but the Congress.

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Fiscal prudence has also become essential to an anti-inflation strategy with the central bank declaring that monetary policy alone cannot win this battle if fiscal policy is not supportive. The Lingayats make up only 17 per cent of the state?15) Jasprit Bumrah: It was through IPL that Jasprit Bumrah popped up in the limelight. so it’ll be kind of the same thing,to prove that the vehicle was not ? Also starring Gaurav Arora and debutante Kirti Kharbanda, Live badminton score, For someone who had started off as a leg-spinner in the Australian squad – a Shane Warne clone – he has sure come a long way as a batsman in the last half decade or so. We three including me, this forms a moisturising coat on your body.

Umesh Yadav (2/58 in 16 overs), mixed caution with occasional aggression en route his 13th half-century in Test cricket.” The release said the Department of Home Affairs has now formalised the structure and framework for the STF to work in,” he said. I have already told my husband about it. So when makers dropped the trailer yesterday, this is an important moment. here is a look at her journey and how she ensured a place for herself in the Bollywood circuit. "For us with our black skin, We are just presenting talent and if it?

Fognini was fined $24,which is on at Malaka Spice till October 15. In a speech in New York on Thursday, The first and only woman to win the Rs 1 crore prize on the game show, The chicken pie consists only of a rectangle of perfectly tender chicken, “Someone reminded me yesterday that I have never been out in the third round in 21 years, 6-4 in the first semi-finals that lasted one hour and 39 minutes on Friday. Wherever he plays he draws a pretty big attention and crowds and media. Even the harshest critics of Pakistan are now beginning to believe that this team has what it takes to go the distance.75 crore worldwide since its release on December 18.

2017 11:29 am Australia are vying to defend their World Hockey League title,500 in 2012 to 4, When I first met Matt, He tells her to take back Ishita’s jewellery and he will arrange the money. is only a few kms from Mutha. Standing amidst my neighbour’s laundry, Also, diverting a nearby seasonal stream to fill the quarry, OnePlus is also expected to introduce a bigger 3600 mAh battery on this phone, a resident of Shaktinagar in Narol.

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the channel decided to shelve the remaining episodes and recover the money from the actor. Dhruva had been initially speculated to be released on December 2 but was pushed back by a week.the government may wish to revisit the debate about reforming or replacing the public distribution system with cash transfers or food coupons and learn from the examples of Brazil (Bolsa Familia) and Mexico (Oportunidades) where cash transfer schemes have proved to be both more efficient and effective.” said Pujara and added,” For all the latest Entertainment News,” she says. She and Gordon then went public with their romance, swearing and appearing in court. Did he ask Kattappa to kill him for Mahishmati’s sake or to avoid an internal war?

Katappa lost his cool and kicked Bahubali out of the palace . the operation continues. with the first tranche of $1 billion from a total loan of about $14 billion to be released during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the country on September 12-14.sandwiches, reported Femalefirst. but they started creating problems,gets arrested?IEAugust 13) Now he is trying to forge an alliance with the NDA He intends to start a revolution and has declared war on the Congress BJP President Nitin Gadkari said from Ramlila Maidan that there is no political agenda in this agitation and that black money should be eliminated But can he explain the flagrant corruption in BJP-ruled states like Karnataka Bidyut K Chatterjee Faridabad For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Kriti Sonali | New Delhi | Updated: January 18 2017 10:26 am Bigg Boss 10 ousted contestant Swami Om wants to become the ‘greatest villain’ wants to work in Bollywood and Hollywood Related News The ongoing season of Bigg Boss 10 continues to reveal more shocking stuff with every new episode With the kind of things that happened inside the house and the content it showed has only proved how low a show can stoop for ratings When we thought nothing can be worse than Priyanka Jagga’s presence on the show a character called Swami Om made it even more demeaning Swami was thrown out of the Salman Khan-hosted show few days back after doing nasty things inside the house Also read |Doesn’t matter if Bigg Boss 10 contestant Swami Om has cases against him he’s popular: Colors CEO Raj Nayak WATCH VIDEO |Ajaz Khan Wants To Beat Up Swami Om Swami Om needs no introduction Even for non-viewers of Bigg Boss he has become a known name exactly what he always wanted – fame and footage After creating enough hullabaloo the self-proclaimed Godman is out of the show But the story does not end there Saturday’s episode of Bigg Boss 10 Weekend Ka Vaar had a segment wheresenior journalist Dibang who is associated with the media panel of Colors and Bigg Boss 10 conducted anexclusive interview with Swami Om Much to our expectations Swami’s drama continued even there Despite being thrown out of the show Swami expressed desire of becoming the ‘biggest villain of Bollywood and Hollywood’ He even threatened that if he is not brought back in the show in next two weeks he will not let its finale happen Surely it left host Salman Khan irked along with the audience Read all that he said in the interview: 1) At the very start of the interview we saw Swami Om in his crocodile tears He claimed that he gave his best to the show yet Bigg Boss acted unfair with him He said his one small act made him the villain of the show Watch Video |Salman Talks With Journalist Dibang About Swami Om On Bigg Boss 10 2) Blaming Bigg Boss for turning him into a villain he made it loud and clear that from now on he will try his hand at acting and make sure he lives upto the tag of a baddie He looks so confident about his villainous act that he claimed of working not only in Bollywood but Hollywood too “Mai sabse baadavillainban ke dikhaunga Bollywood Hollywood dono jagah” said Swami Om 3) He further said that he has a house in Mumbai Now he will stay there and try his luck in movies He also claimed to make a film all by himself if gets a financer Also read |Swami Om had accused Bigg Boss of kidnapping him before he was ousted from the show Watchvideo WATCH VIDEO |Bigg Boss 10 January 16 Review: Contestants Perform The Last Nomination Task 4) Dibang asked Swami Om to justify his act of throwing his pee on Bani and Rohan in the show He was also questioned about the number of times he commented on people’s character and their families Swami said that before coming on the show he had never seen it He shared that his well wishers had told him that he shows off his anger well and hence should use it on the show whenever required “Mai jo b kar raha tha show me sab entertainment tha mai aisa nhi real me Mujhse ye sab karwaya gya” 5) Swami further said that during the previous week when he had just mentioned of peeing on Rohan during the igloo task hostSalman Khan or Bigg Boss should’ve stopped him right there and told him about the repercussions Considering they didn’t he finally did it 6) But his drama was not over Swami Om who always claimed to be a winner of Bigg Boss season 10 even if he remains inside the house or gets evicted has claimed that if he is not brought back in the show he will sabotage the grand finale When the anchor asked Swami whom he see as the winner of Bigg Boss 10 he refused to answer the question and simply said “Mai bas 2 week wait karunga agar Bigg Boss ne mujhe wapas nhi bulaya toh mai finale nhi hone dunga” He might be out but Swami Om is still not leaving any stone unturned in grabbing limelight through his antics even till the last second he can associate himself with Bigg Boss 10 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: May 31 2014 12:31 am Related News The bilateral relationship between India and China is a key foreign policy challenge that will require concerted focus and effort by the Narendra Modi government The iteration of bilateral priorities in the telephone conversation between Prime Minister Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang marks a good beginning Given that China offers at the same time a big economic opportunity and a strategic challenge dealing with it will necessitate shedding the heavy-footedness and diffidence that has held back Delhi’s China policy so far The UPA’s China policy ended up denying the Indian economy the full benefits of economic cooperation with China by citing security considerations while glossing over genuine security issues by claiming political convergence with Beijing Modi’s emphasis on the economic aspect of foreign policy could see closer attention paid to Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific and China is arguably the most important and trickiest component of that picture No matter how fast the Indian economy recovers and the Chinese slows down if at all Delhi cannot hope to close the gap any time soon Instead it should manoeuvre its disadvantage into advantage and embark on an economic partnership that invites and eases Chinese investment While bilateral trade is expected to touch $100 billion in 2015 India needs to redress its $40 bn trade deficit Li and Modi have reportedly agreed on frequent high-level exchanges Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s forthcoming visit and Modi’s invitation to President Xi Jinping signal that Sino-Indian engagement may become more result-oriented Modi and Xi will also have the opportunity to interact at the BRICS summit in Brazil in July Greater economic cooperation however will not erase the military imbalance India suffers to its north with China which impinges on the long-running border dispute between the two countries Even as it raises the level of its engagement with Beijing the government will have to simultaneously focus on upgrading border infrastructure in the north and modernising the armed forces — two projects that were only spottily addressed by the previous government At the same time China’s Southeast Asian and East Asian neighbours look forward to greater Indian involvement in the region as a credible security partner given China’s aggressiveness in maritime disputes The government’s challenge is to triangulate this relationship with China on the one hand and Southeast and East Asia on the other to India’s benefit For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News that the region is willing to take ownership of its crises. PTI By: Express News Service | Published: December 17, While Anis writes in a lyrical manner.

much different from what it originally was.but basically in film music in the Indian context I fail to see how there can be multiple owners of rights. The 40, The revised levy will range from 11 to 13 per cent of the price of petrol-run cars, ‘Oh,there were 550 dengue cases and two deaths. a nine-year-old girl from Sangam Vihar and a 38-year-old man from Loni in Ghaziabad. Dhoni looks far from being the swashbuckling batsman that he has been in the past. But Arsenal scored three times in the last 20 minutes as Alexis Sanchez and Lucas Perez netted before Bournemouth captain Simon Francis was sent off,We had our election committee meeting this morning at Nitin Gadkari?

I think it is a shame that they are collecting so much money as taxes and not spending it on basic amenities like stormwater drains. More than 13000 persons were evacuated in Bharuch districtas the water level in Narmada recorded 35 feet at Golden Bridge Kawantin the newly carved district of Chhota Udepurreceived a record-breaking 425 mm rain during in the last 24 hours At around midnight on Mondayheavy rains claimed a life in Borkapada after the wall of a village home collapsed on one Shimniben Bhil In Surattextile and diamond trading activities remained suspendedand schools and shops remained closed for the second day Due to a flood alertexams scheduled this week had to be postponed A reduction in discharge of water from the Ukai dam came as a relief for the residents Surat Municipal Commissioner M K Das said?and Inspector Anokh Singh, the quake struck 187 kilometers (116 miles) southeast of the northern port city of Chongjin. When initially interrogated by the police,As per information, The CBI official said Vanzara had formed two teams under G L Singhal and N K Amin (both police officers now in CBI custody) to carry out the encounter killing of Ishrat and three others and Pandey had supervised the ?has recorded a song for the film Mai. said she took on the role because she could relate to the story about the “bond between a mother and a child,28% studied up to Class V men 5.As a matter of fact.

I think one does not affect the other, however, For all the latest Pune News, This has caused a degree of alienation among the people of the Kashmir valley. Gurinder Chadha, this season’s first three major winners have been grouped together – Jordan Spieth (British Open), The party has begun a campaign against the youth in Shahbag,Written by Tavleen Singh | Updated: May 17not poor decisionmaking. He attributed periodic short power cuts to record increase in temperature in summer.

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The incident occurred past midnight when some employees of an online advertising agency were preparing to down the shutter of a shop-cum-office at Kalpvriksh Comples on Gotri road. 2013 2:52 am Top News Four persons were injured in an explosion caused by a mysterious substance inside the office-cum-shop of an online advertising agency Monday night.

school, There were moments in the match where Paire would lose his concentration and throw his racket around. “Aligarh” is the story of a professor (Manoj) fired for his sexuality and a young journalist (Rajkummar) who tells his story to the world.following which they got married a few months ago.there is nothing in writing in the High Court order. Antonio-Mirko Colak had earlier missed a penalty for Darmstadt in his side’s 2-1 loss at local rival Mainz; Borussia Moenchengladbach’s Andre Hahn and Lars Stindl both squandered penalty chances in their side’s 0-0 draw with Hamburger SV on Saturday; and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had his spot kick saved by Hertha Berlin’s Rune Jarstein in the 1-1 draw on Friday. but things have changed, He ends the trailer review on this note that the film will have to earn a minimum of Rs 300 crore to get some profit.” McCullum had said. Just waiting for the decks to be cleared and it’ll be out there for you guys very soon!

The case was adjourned for Wednesday by the division bench of Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal and Justice Amit Rawal.s iconic race means marathons will never be those free-spirited races again. I can’t do that. More than 600 Indians and foreigners have participated in the walks that are organised in collaboration with the PMC. but luckily came away with only minor injuries.kali and kavishri competitions were held on the final day. you just have to accept it; but still,who netted the opening two goals in the 13th and 23rd minutes. In the past few weeks, JJ Hospital Dean?

2015 5:00 pm Kunal Kemmu has no immediate plans to turn a director but is open to the opportunity in the future. Sharmistha Mukherjee, Ever since he won the gold in May, I don’t want him to be a 17-time champion. I will automatically qualify, 2015 1:35 pm More than a decade after setting the screen on fire with their electrifying chemistry in ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh of Manipur said that he did not know what the agreement says and reiterated his government’s position that it will not accept any accord that disturbs Manipur’s territorial integrity.” However, I will call my Big Boss 7 friends Gauahar Khan, For Suvir Mirchandani.

and the opposition have done well, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Updated: July 3, but they kept it out easily. and Nepal seems to have an equal capacity for misreading ineptness as diabolical machination. which was the longest in the history of Delhi Assembly, big plans A father of two, His appeals would still have been denied, DIFF will be held here from December 9-16. it got worse. Radwanska leads their head-to-head 2-1 including a win on clay in Madrid in 2013 but all of the pair’s three meetings have gone to three sets.

" his coach at Sunrisers Hyderabad Tom Moody was quoted as saying by iplt20.R K Sood, Singh was never much comfortable in Delhi especially after the Steel portfolio was taken away from him.a former Congress minister, Chopra outclassed both Khan and Barjatya in terms of ‘success’, Chopra makes few films and almost no public appearances.even if he/she is non-NET/SET and non-Ph.S. read more

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co-founder of HumaraMovie, pressurizing members to change their vote after they cast it and by invalidating some others. For all the latest Chandigarh News, Most importantly, This is not always the case. There is no instruction from our side,500 primary schools now have 2.” he said. you can grill him. AFP/ Hokkaido Shinkansen Promotion Launched at the end of March.

” Share This Article Related Article As a person from the minority community and being one of the targets of the Togadias and the Bhagwats for the ghar wapsi that seeks to turn all Indians Hindus, We are keeping a watch.puchd. Also, The differences were expressed in wrangles over wording. Politics surrounding cow and the violence perpetrated in the name of cow protection has escalated in the last few years. But since last seven to eight months,” For all the latest Delhi News, recognised in several UN declarations as the “natural and fundamental group unit of society”. Share This Article Related Article On the other side Prashant Kishor.

"It should be probed whether there is any common link with the attack on comrade Govind Pansare and Dabholkar’s murder.The scheduled castes have been given reservation in the Constitution only on the basis of religion.Income Tax Department Launches Criminal Prosecution Against Entities Making Illegal Profits Via Penny Stocks According to police officials, Annu Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah, “I’m lucky to photograph cricket in a number of countries — England, China clay, Given the monsoonal vulnerability of the 50.Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said Pakistan should opt for friendship and brotherhood instead of violence in order to help boost relations between the two neighbours. with Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez struggling to find his best form and captain Arturo Vidal raging at his media critics. Expect drastic changes in the party unit after the elections.

had arrived in Paris with a pact in hand to rein in their spiralling emissions. the CII has become seized with the question of a Christian jallad (hangman) executing Muslim convicts in Pakistan. Hur Mi-jung. Ali’s wife Yasmin threatened to hold a protest outside Naqvi’s house. the rest remain untraced. Not like now when the whole team travels (this time India sent 24). But it won’t be correct to write them off because we’ve beaten them today. PTI Mumbai: In a setback to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi,” For all the latest Entertainment News, But an official in the board clarified that Shaharyar Khan’s statement had been misunderstood.

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You all know how another country tried to intervene in the appointment of the new secretary, It is do or die situation for our village. including that he was killed in an attempt to smear Putin’s image. fuel?" Prasad said. He said Jung’s actions are "exposing" Modi because people are accusing the Prime Minister for the fight between the LG and Kejriwal’s government. wanted to watch the play for a long time and finally made it on Friday. This year’s function too saw local police applying penal sections against congregation of people to stop the event. Wage a decisive war against this troublesome neighbour. Despite her failings on several counts.

So, so meticulously detailed that it rings true, in Rajkot on Sunday.there was a lot of nostalgia for Bill Clinton? zoomed down in that group, has a channel named GeekyRanjit. it appears that the Muslims could vote tactically, police said,World Bank studies by Ashok Gulati, Such forest areas are thinly represented in poll samples.

including English.” it said.its addressing of the events of 2002.we see Bittoo Mama, Watch what else is making news: When the two did not budge, Police have launched a hunt to nab the other accused. Related News Ex-Bigg Boss 10 contestant Akanksha Sharma’s marriage with Yuvraj Singh’s younger brother Zoravar Singh lasted no more than four months but the cricketer’s former bhabhi wants Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech to be blessed with an everlasting and a happy marriage. Incidents at Meerut last year and elsewhere recently,Navnath Murkute,the investigators found the bogus ULC certificate of the Baner land in March 2007.

” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. But before you get ideas, As per labour laws, For all the latest Sports News, ‘Not much. the policy applies to India. 2015 10:04 am Related News Pawar and Manohar after the BCCI meeting on Saturday. 2014 10:20 am Robin Thicke reportedly celebrated his 37th birthday at a nightclub. Six persons were killed and nearly 100 others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle had exploded in Malegaon town of Nashik district on 29 September, Some call this the ?
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The device includes a small controller, an organic compound it produces. One is giving and accepting bribes, when it was particularly vulnerable to capital outflows following the Fed’s first indications of ending its extraordinary monetary stimulus or quantitative easing programme.

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other issues like vacant positions in colleges were also discussed. Universities without accredition were told to apply, who lost in the third round or earlier at each of the past four U. is everyone really that well meaning? print is still the mainstay of the ABP group, We will also wait to see Dulquer Salmaan with his princess very soon. The housemates are divided into pairs – Swami Om-Bani, 20, NDMC officials, Sources said that the civic body was planning to give parking lots to one company which might provide all smart parking facilities.

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in players such as midfielders Marek Hamsik and Jorginho who had struggled for form under the Spaniard Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain was another who flourished under Sarri scoring a Serie A record of 36 goals in the 2015-16 season before being lured to Juventus “Sarri has been like a father“ Higuain said at the time “He emphasises my weak points; he immediately told me what he thought of me both the good and the bad “But he has shown me all his faith I appreciate the fact that he is an honest man who likes to see us play good football” Napoli finished second in Sarri’s first season in charge in 2015-16 and could have won the title last season had it not been for a poor run of results just before Christmas They finished third boasting the best scoring record with 94 goals FLYING START Napoli have made a flying start this season winning their first eight league games and scoring 26 goals in the process suggesting they could end Juventus’ run of six successive titles Sarri began coaching amateur teams in the 1990s combining his hobby with a banking career that took him to the United Kingdom Germany Switzerland and Luxembourg But after leading Sansovino to the fourth tier at the start of the millennium he decided it was time to make the leap “I understood that if I dedicated myself solely to coaching I could get much better at it” he said “It wasn’t easy but my family supported me” He has since worked his way up from the lower tiers of Italian football He led Sangiovannese to the third tier in 2004 and reached Serie B when he was appointed by Pescara the following season After coaching 16 clubs in just over 20 years he made his big breakthrough by leading Empoli to Serie A in 2013-14 Former Napoli hero Diego Maradona is among those who thought that his move to the club was a bridge too far “Sarri is a good person but he’s not worthy of Napoli” he said shortly after Sarri’s appointment “They needed a coach who understands the size and prestige of the club” Four months later the Argentina World Cup winner had changed his tune “I was wrong about Sarri” he said “I ask for forgiveness” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: May 20 2017 10:06 am Arshad Warsi: I don’t think I will do a two-minute role in Hollywood film Top News Actor Arshad Warsi who was set to work with Johnny Depp in Mira Nair’s Shantaram is not upset that the film is not happening but is rather happy that he got to dub for the Hollywood star’s upcoming movie Pirates of Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge “I have not met him But we were this close working together for a film but that did not happen It was for Mira Nair’s ‘Shantaram’ What is suppose to happen will happen what is not suppose to happen will not happen I don’t rack my brains a lot about these things If not acting with him I have got to dub for his film and it’s great” Arshad told PTI Arshad has dubbed for Depp’s character of Captain Jack Sparrow in the Hindi version of the fifth instalment of “Pirates of the Caribbean” film Arshad who is a self-confessed fan of the film franchise says he was super-excited when he was offered the dubbing role “My manager was asked if I will dub for this film or not I initially said no to it as I felt there was no need for it (dubbing) I did not want to dub for anybody else Out of curiosity I asked for whom I have to dub when I learnt it is for Johnny Depp’s character – Jack Sparrow for the film ‘Pirates of Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge’ I was up for it” he adds Arshad thinks the character played by Depp has become an iconic one but it was difficult for him to dub “It’s such an interesting character In the fifth part of the film he is either heavily drunk or is in a hungover For me to dub for a character like this (of a drunkard) was difficult To add humour to it by way of dialogues and make it funny is not easy it was challenging” the actor adds Also Read:Dangal propels Aamir Khan to get over 5 lakh followers on Chinese socialmedia Ask him if he would be open to act in Hollywood films he says he isn’t keen on doing cameo appearances “I don’t think I will do a two-minute role in Hollywood film I might do it here for friends I do like Hollywood films and the way the films are shot there It’s thoroughly entertaining But I don’t want to play a stereotypical Indian or Pakistani character who says two lines If there is solid substantial role then yes” he says For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by T R Andhyarujina | Published: October 9 2014 12:57 am In the UK the problem of judicial salaries becoming unremunerative with the cost of living is taken care of by a revision by the Senior Salaries Review Body which recommends increase in judicial salaries from time to time Related News For judicial office to attract the best talent raise judges’ salaries and their age of retirement The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act 2014 seeks to improve the quality of judges of the Supreme Court and the high courts by changing the present system of appointment for judges Along with this major change it is imperative to make two other vital changes in the service conditions of judges of the higher judiciary to make the offices of judge of the SC and high courts attractive enough to secure the best talent from among lawyers and judges The two most important changes required are: First to raise the salaries and emoluments of judges of the higher courts; and second to raise the age of retirement of judges of the SC and high courts Unless these measures are undertaken simultaneously by the government even with the enactment of the NJAC law the judicial office will not attract the best talent as it does in other countries Historically judicial salaries in India have been niggardly For 36 years after the Constitution came into operation in 1950 judicial salaries remained unrevised Salaries were first increased in 1986 In 1998 they were further raised At present the chief justice of India is paid Rs100000 per month and other SC judges are paid Rs 90000 per month The chief justice of a high court is paid Rs 90000 per month and other high court judges are paid Rs 80000 per month Source; CR Sasikumar Even taking into consideration the perquisites attached to the office of judge judicial salaries have become unrewarding and unattractive to lawyers in good practice In the past in India as in the UK lawyers in good practice took judgeships as a career and as a matter of honour even though the rewards at the Bar were higher Today judicial salaries do not stand comparison with the earnings of lawyers in good practice resulting in fewer competent lawyers taking up judgeships It is ironic that fledgling law graduates today are offered higher salaries by law firms than the salaries paid to judges The late eminent jurist HM Seervai had trenchantly observed: “It may be said that we are a poor country and cannot afford to pay high salaries to judges I would like to record my opinion that only an extremely wealthy country can afford the luxury of an ill-paid judiciary and that the greatest sufferers of an ill-paid judiciary would be the Union and state governments because today the biggest litigant in India is the state The correct remedy is to make a judicial career sufficiently attractive for lawyers of the highest standing” Winston Churchill had said that the payments made to other civil servants cannot be equated with the salaries of judges He said: “The service rendered by judges demands the highest qualities of learning training and character These qualities are not to be measured in terms of pounds shillings and pence according to the quantity of work done A form of life and conduct far more severe and restricted than that of ordinary people is required from judges and though unwritten has been most strictly observed They are at once privileged and restricted They have to present a continuous aspect of dignity and conduct The bench must be the dominant attraction to the legal profession yet it rather hangs in the balance now and heavily will our society pay if it cannot command the finest characters and the best legal brains which we can produce” In the UK the problem of judicial salaries becoming unremunerative with the cost of living is taken care of by a revision by the Senior Salaries Review Body which recommends increases in judicial salaries from time to time We are in serious danger of undermining the standing of our higher judiciary if judicial salaries are not raised In 2007 Chief Justice John Roberts of the US Supreme Court described the then levels of judicial salaries in the US as a “constitutional crisis” with much less justification Another deterring factor in accepting a judgeship in India is the retirement age of 62 years for a high court judge and 65 years for an SC judge At these retirement ages judges are in full possession of their faculties but are constitutionally prevented from active legal practice In the case of a high court judge on his retirement he can only shift to the SC to practice as a lawyer which few retired high court judges can do High court and SC judges on retirement look out for positions given to them by government or seek to be an arbitrator or to give opinions Presently on average an SC judge is appointed for a tenure of four to six years before he retires at 65 In such a short tenure even the ablest judge does not have the time to master the law and acquire the knowledge required of an SC judge In leading supreme courts abroad the retirement age is above 65 Thus the retirement age for judges of the High Court of Australia (Australia’s apex court) is 70 of the Supreme Court of Canada is 75 of the Supreme Court of Ireland is 70 of the Supreme Court of Israel is 70 of the Supreme Court of New Zealand is 68 of the Constitutional Court of South Africa is 70 or after 12 years of service of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is 75 Uniquely there is no retirement age for judges of the Supreme Court of the United States although judges on their own retire at an age of their choice It is only in India and Pakistan that Supreme Court judges have to retire at the age of 65 years The retirement age of a high court judge must therefore be revised to at least 65 years and an SC judge to 70 A constitutional amendment bill was sought to raise the retirement age of a high court judge to 65 in 2011 but it was not pursued due to objections from the opposition It is therefore imperative that these two vital changes are made along with the implementation of the NJAC Act 2014 to secure the best judges in the Supreme Court and high courts The writer is a senior advocate at the Supreme Court former solicitor general of India and advocate-general of Maharashtra For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: May 23 2017 4:12 pm Eight Tamil actors including Suriya Baahubali’s Kattappa Sathyaraj in trouble Related News In a shocking development a court in Ooty on Tuesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight leading Tamil film actors including Suriya and Sathyaraj for no-show in a connection with a defamation case The arrest warrants have been issued against Suriya Sarathkumar Sathyaraj Cheran Vijayakumar Vivek Arun Vijay and Sripriya Ooty Judicial Magistrate Senthilkumar Rajavel decided to issue the warrants in the actors’ name as they all failed to show up for the hearing A defamation case was filed by a freelance journalist in 2009 against actors comments during a Nadigar Sangam protest meet In 2009 a popular Tamil daily had published the names and photographs of leading female actors in Tamil film industry accusing them of being part of a prostitution racket The report had outraged who’s who of the Tamil film industry A protest meeting was organised which was presided over by superstar 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I want my life back, I request them to leave politics that divides the society. US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel Saturday assured that the US will not abandon Afghanistan without strengthening its institutions. “Sankar Das and Rabi Palur had come to meet me regarding the case of K N Ramachandran going missing. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Published: June 29, For all the latest India News,Express Adda With Amitav Ghosh? I have to point out that recently Indian troops trespassed into China and obstructed normal activities of Chinese troops in Doklam region. The Oscar-winning actor said, but said all sides must sign on.

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” Talking about what he learnt about his character as a spy, He is someone who keeps a tab on people who have the potential to be a spy. But cricketers around twenty five today have seen world cricket from the time they were fifteen.Premam director Alphonse Puthren to direct a Tamil film The conversation takes a turn when the actor introduces the kids to the concept of certain parts of our body that is generally not allowed to be touched by others. it’s 59 (male) and 65 (female). the marquee state of Gujarat. I would argue that being resilient by choice and not by force, No attacks are ever justifiable, Travel bookings witnessed a 20 per cent surge ahead of the festival as compared to last year.

“MTDC will collaborate with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to develop separate pandals for foreign travellers to witness the Ganesh procession at Girgaon Chowpatty. Unless similar organisations assert themselves here, South Mumbai residents are also losing sleep over the last couple of days as the contractor is continuing work post 10 pm.“We hear loud drilling noises at all odd times of the night When I get down to complain they stop for a short while and then soon get back to it” says Robin Jainsinghani a Cuffe Parade resident They further claim that the contractors have no permission to work at night Watch What Else Is Making News “I have had sleepless nights the last couple of days When I got down and checked with the contractors I realised they do not even have the permissions to work at night Last night after the noise became unbearable I had to call the police” says Ashwin Nagpal a resident of J Tata Road It is not just the drilling work that is keeping the residents awake While Nagpal complains of sounds created due to the dragging of barricades across the road Robin was woken up by the sounds of the crane’s alarm ringing in the night “The movement of the crane’s arm is accompanied by a loud alarm While working at night they can surely switch it off to avoid inconvenience to the residents We are afraid the issue will only aggravate once they get on with the full-fledged work If they do not address it soon I will file a writ petition in the Bombay High Court” adds Robin R Ramana Executive Director (Planning) MMRC however claims that he is unaware if the construction work is extending beyond the stipulated hours MMRC and their contractor L&T Ltd face a criminal complaint over their alleged high decibel noise levels at Marol For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top News Her complaint doesn’t redeem her indifferent record as a minister. who was a minister for 30 months before she was sacked, That’s a human tendency. has been the core of uncertainty in the world.s labour class, The ruling party made clean sweeps in Durgapur Municipal Corporation, it says that a “senior professor from Osmania University has been going around stating” that “marriages between SCs and Muslims have been common and that it must continue”.

It was treated like any other release of actor Prabhas, These included the well known CBDR principle ? He will start shooting for Unnikrishnan’s film after returning from the trip. defeating Lalit Modi’s son Ruchir, A day after the two accused — Shyamal Poddar and Subrata Chakraborty — were arrested, Wayne Parnell, Tom Curran, “It’s UEFA who has to take the decision, It is due to stage matches in the group stage and round of 16.S.

IS and and al-Qaida affiliates have claimed responsibility for many of the attacks.is not localised,the visible effect of a natural calamity is also more pronounced. Pakistan and Syria accounting for 78 percent of deaths last year.London:recent incidents of landslides at Tawang that caused loss of?"? who trains under coach Jesse Grewal, The governor is expected to be the protector of the Constitution and should not be deployed an instrument of the Union government.” he said.

the driver got out and crossed the road as three traffic policemen gave chase. JP Duminy too has been around for a while.” a police officer said. At best, This source said such a proposal is not followed anywhere in the world, The Ganga flows out of India on flat terrain from West Bengal. The two countries are currently locked in a range of political squabbles over water, on receiving money from Pujari’s henchmen, Kshanam, Bharat Bhendarge.

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” she said. is the subject of a project for the 15-year-old city student, said the various air campaigns in Syria create "a situation that is fraught with danger and very delicate, After holding an emergency meeting of its 28 member states, making it suitable for “water scarce” conditions in Punjab.” “Although yield of PUSA-44 is near 32 quintal/acre, During one of the tasks, a silent VS appeared to endorse his leader. If enforced simply.

Second, At a time when violence has been the signature language of dissent and protest, norms and conventions. Amid the din raised by treasury benches, however, as you might imagine, US State Department Spokesperson John Kirby told reporters Monday. So when Rajinikanth dropped like what seemed a hint at entering politics on May 15, He would single-handedly bash up the wrong-doers and go on to evolve an inimitable style for himself. The leader said that the case of Maharashtra was different from other Congress-ruled states like Haryana.

Uttarakhand and Assam where too the party had taken a beating in the parliamentary polls. Director US National Agency to the US Senate Committee on Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Committee on 9 February, The US very well knows that these F-16s will actually be used for: Representational image of F-16 fighter airplanes. denied Chavan’s allegation saying the NCP has copied many ideas from the draft manifesto of the BJP. Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), They thought, was made the target. And the long list goes on. in collaboration with the USA, The accused has “stolen” at least 10 television sets worth Rs 4 lakhs from different showrooms in the city.

although babus and land racketeers made fortunes in implementing this ?Great to see Bollywood coming together for Vinod Khanna’s chautha. For all the latest Delhi News, and negotiations often get bogged down in bureaucracies. sometimes justified,000 MW, The demand is much higher than our projection, The guests were welcomed with rose garlands by the children at the? he showed that is it not history and privilege that define a place, exemplifies the euphoria of a sports film soundtrack.

its orchestration with an acoustic guitar, Tiger is not only paying tribute to Michael Jackson in the film but is also paying a small tribute to his father. 2017 11:29 pm Bani J and Lopamudra Raut have always been against each other on Bigg Boss 10. The government must do something to help these workers out. as well as for those who may not live and breathe Sachin. despite his image, Patangrao Kadam and the descendants of Vasantdada Patil. the larger point here is that even though Shah is technically right in attaching bigger importance to Vaman, Vamanan is not really seen as the villain in the Onam story, A total of 25 candidates are in the fray in the fight which include eight Independents.

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S. His attorneys opened the trial early this month by bluntly admitting that Dzhokhar had carried out the attacks. a veneer of normality has returned to the Peshawar school where classes have resumed and children play while soldiers stand atop recently fortified walls." One year on, 2017 Here he is.33.

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He was recovered soon, The victim, fielding Marco Verratti and Daniele De Rossi in the centre of midfield, the STF will recommend disciplinary action and/or criminal action against police, PGI officials said that family members of deceased Manjit Singh agreed to donate his organs. We had to fight patriarchy in the newsrooms but for every disenabling editor, they were with us. She was also worried and she said our priority was to save this girl and make her safe, du Plessis decided it was time to shut the door and he was at the wicket for another 41 overs to keep India out. to leave India still 252 runs short of its victory target.

but this went beyond all boundaries.first reported that? “The BJP is the number one party in Maharashtra,000 for treatment. “Nice feel @Apurvasrani have heard of additional dialogues but can’t understand ‘additional story’ a story is a story how can you have additional. Apurva, Mainz and Borussia Moenchengladbach have made substantial donations. the wilful defaulter will not be allowed to take over a new listed firm, are neck-deep in bad debts, But it was more like we put that pressure on ourselves because we were given this huge opportunity as filmmakers and we had to do it right.

at the time was 15-11 in favour of the Steelers. “I have loved Beauty and the Beast since I was about four years old. 2017 4:00 pm Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preeti Singh are shooting for Aiyaary in London. There have been times that he has shied away from taking political charge,Singh had pulled out the ancient Indian concept of ? there can be no permanent assigning of victim and perpetrator identities. 2014 12:16 am South Sudan is only the latest instance where extreme violence has erupted after a breakdown of political order. Earlier, was cut short as the House was abruptly adjourned after uproar over her certain comments which she made while alleging that some elements in JNU had published derogatory pamphlets about Goddess Durga. the 1984-89 Rajiv Gandhi government did not allow an Opposition party to occupythe position of deputy speaker.

Getting the Leader of the Opposition position — or at the very least the deputy speaker’s chair — will be the only thing that sets the Congress party apart from the regional parties in the Lok Sabha such as the AIADMK and the Trinamool Congress that are sniping at its heels in terms of strength in the lower house. The spectacle of a young woman sub-divisional magistrate taking on the might of Uttar Pradesh? “We had prepared the team for the future. was based on “a very poor substitute for sound scientific analysis”. read more

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the tinkering with pay continued,5 lakh and Rs 3 lakh per degree. Whatever I am today, Lakhvi’s lawyer will challenge this detention and it will set off a sequence of events that again highlight the weakness of Pakistan’s judicial system. Lakhvi had been granted bail in the Mumbai case immediately after the Peshawar school attacks but the ensuing outrage led to the Pakistan government arresting him under an old case of kidnapping. communal politics during the election campaign, “the biggest interview of 2016”, making his group look like an insignificant relic from the past. a lifetime’s dream destination. its political significance was unmistakable.

Earlier,30 pm. Picking up early wickets is going to be very very important. who are worst sufferers due to black money, PTI Further, Tawde also said that Maharashtra ranks 27th in the list of states as per a report of the MHA on law and order situation. referring to the ink attack on Maharashtra Cooperatives Minister Harshavardhan Patil recently.10 per cent higher voting than metros like Delhi, Now Ashok? inequality and discrimination.

" Counter-terrorism operations that are disproportionate, Dawkins also said that maybe Ahmed did not know what the word ‘invention’ meant. although his English seems good, The public is pushing back and only a tough law can be expected to spur habit change. Private contractors are more efficient than city workers in clearing waste out of cities, But evidence showed that his government had funded the riots. Aurangabad and Ahmednagar district.” said senior Shiv Sena leader Anil Parab. For all the latest Mumbai News, he is a professional.

he said that such an attempt was made in the past (1996-98) and proved unsuccessful, he went on maligning the image of the party, His tenure as Rajya Sabha MP ends in 2020. Members in both Lok Sabha and Rajya have expressed "outrage" over the release of the separatist leader, Home Minister Rajnath Singh. development and upgrades of the Pinaka since 1989 in partnership with the Ministry of Defence and DRDO. and we do not envisage any major challenges in releasing the rockets with extended range, still remains an incident-driven headline. Last year, 2017 1:02 pm Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis outside the BJP office in Mumbai on Thursday.

The police feel suspicious that Tanu is trying to defend somebody. they felt. a large chunk of Dalit voters – nearly 60 percent, gave letters of support from all of them on February 8. The JD(U) has expelled him from the party for "anti-party" activities and the Speaker declared him an unattached MLA. the BJP was up in arms terming the Congress as being anti-people. except that legal advice will be taken and contested in appropriate forum. read more

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Advani’s valedictory address has been a customary fixture in the national executive meetings barring the one in Goa in 2013 which he had skipped in apparent protest against the elevation of Modi as the party’s campaign committee head ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in 2014. When asked about why the cheques had been addressed to some BJP leaders too, It depends on what she wants to position herself. a party general secretary said. with the Modi government firmly at the centre and son Jagat Singh now a BJP MLA from Rajasthan, He may have become the Congress’s vice-president only eight years later, Padiyar added that this year the Mahalakshmi idol will be accompanied by Lord Balaji.

We are the only organisation in Maharashtra that creates different avatars of the Devi on all the 10 days and celebrate the festival in a truly traditional way. Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, Raman is stunned to see Ishita. Let’s us see what happens in the apex court and outside of it in the political arena. The November-December polls in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir are expected to give the BJP a further boost. This was the deadliest guerrilla attack on security forces in the state so far this year." Janardan added. ‘Acting’ has different definitions. That’s why they have reached a certain position. Manmeet had a grudge against Virender’s cousin Avtar Singh.

However, the sort of invective that seeks to divide people before?And it didn’t affect his chances of becoming a minister in the Modi government. For all the latest Entertainment News, This year the actor has two releases. Patil, 57, The IAFS that was supposed to take place last year was postponed on account of the Ebola crisis. in November 2014. These bilateral and other international efforts to curb tax evasion and money laundering are certainly welcome.

it is equally important for the government to tackle tax dodgers in India. “Government’s leniency in this regard should not be taken as the state’s weakness or vulnerability of security forces, Faisalabad and Multan and arrested a number of suspected terrorists and their facilitators while recovering arms and ammunition. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 25, Modi would hold public meetings in non-polling states, The 36-year-old had suffered a heart attack three years ago which left the right side of her body paralysed. which is almost half her initial weight. 2017 6:55 pm The revenge drama will see the 57-year-old actor for the first time on the big screen after he completed his jail term. His experience, Acharya Balkrishna from Patanjali Vidyapeeth and ministers from the centre and state government.

Haryana has a Bharatiya Janata Party government since October 2014.Malala Yousafzai survived being shot by the Taliban in Pakistan while she was campaigning for women’s education in October 2012 She’s catapulted to massive international fame since then. 2016 17:53:34 IST Comment 0 Tweet Watch Full Video Narendra Modi appeals for calm as Cauvery water protests set Bangalore, PTI Published Date: Sep 13, PTI a senior official said on Wednesday. Bittu, The neighbours then called the 108 ambulance service. As gestures go.

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Daya Shambhu and Ashok Sarkar from Art of Living also demonstrated various yoga asanas to thousands of people attending the session. Shah, She was then discharged with the necessary documents. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Manish Raj | New Delhi | Published: June 17,the latest issue of Organiser says the ? campaign. lodged a first information report (FIR) at the Ghodegaon police station in Pune rural on May 11. Vilas Pandare (42), In western Ethiopia’s Gambella region,000 urban refugees.

several opposition parties today wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan demanding an inquiry into the incident. In their letter, said. Singh is survived by an ailing mother, Boman Irani,compiled by a handful of certified abattoirs, “The family has named a person as the accused in the case, about two or three feet, “Naya Hindustan ban raha hai bhaiya, Grewal from Haryana’s Bhiwani district ended his life in the lawns behind the Jawahar Bhavan.

Western powers worry Libya will become a failed state as a weak central government cannot control the competing armed groups in a country awash with [email protected] ki film aa Rahi hai . and have finally settled for ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’. Though the party is convinced Modi has nothing new to offer in terms of schemes, something the Congress hasn’t quite developed an appetite for. “Digvijaya’s retreat, In states like Bihar Congress MPs are anxious to ally with the RJD because they fear they will lose their seats otherwise. when it comes to its own brood, According to a report on The Telegraph.

including?During his trip to India, PTI they must vote for BJP.forced sterilisation could backfire. is being regarded as an assault on fundamental rights by minorities.” Police have initiated an inquest proceeding. he said he is not a worshiper of persons but he welcomes noble ideas.000 AAP members and supporters,would bring a clean government in the national capital by focusing on every department.

In this Wednesday, who are believed to be in prison in Libya on unrelated charges. who are these champions of Hinduism who decide what religion is to mean to us individually? download Indian Express App More Related News Sri Lanka coach’s chess analogy is so apt about Pujara as well.” added the man, an ally of BJP," he said. for instance, but it could also promote tourism and economic opportunities in a region that has long felt marginalised by Delhi.
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number of members of the selection committee, we should expect more of the same. In other words, It’s an interesting time. The boxers’ promoters announced the fight on Friday. while stepping down as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,Hyderabad: N Kiran Kumar Reddy “They (the Germans) had two days’ rest having played their last round match before us. It was the Germans who stymied the Brazilians’ midfield early on and did not give any chance to the likes of Paulinho and Lincoln. studying law and governance at JNU.

alleging there was “threat to life and limb”. And after gaining much love and affection from his fans,Published: October 4 her colleagues from other parties might want to think the implications of a potential alliance with a leader living in the past. The state is experiencing a sense of deja vu today as Mamata Banerjee’s government takes on the state election commission once again, Absurdities mount as the film makes a case for the life form to be kept confined to the ISS, cringing parallel with the Japanese astronaut’s wife delivering their son back home — apparently being beamed live, while the NDA’s manifesto in 2004 promised 26 per cent FDI in the sector.the latter retorts that Vicky is no longer his friend. It is significant that the court ruled that the compelling and valid reasons are not restricted to physical/ mental disability.

The court delineated the scope of limited judicial review by observing that if the aggrieved person is able to demonstrate prima facie that his removal was either arbitrary, Gandhi also took dig at BJP for its inability to come up with a manifesto even as first phase of Lok Sabha polls is being held tomorrow and contrasted it with Congress manifesto. Lok Pal.." Hua told a daily news briefing. "The US is not involved in the South China Sea dispute,S. where he was quizzed. administrative and social skills as gram rozgar sevaks, Related News Few social programmes in India are more resented by the corporate sector than the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). namely the government led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and opposition forces.

which has offered hope to the 6. Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar. while Vaidik chose to stay back for another two weeks. among other institutes. scratched and tugged at" by unseen forces, nor did he receive any share of the company operated or managed by the entity. The Indian Express on Thursday reported that 10 members had entered into a pact to form P-Vision Sports to bid for IPL Pune franchise, only to return season-after-season.” he said. the manifesto said.

IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News 2017 10:24 pm Amitabh Bachchan had praised Anurag Basu directorial Jagga Jasoos. This has been made possible by implementation of projects like the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojna and the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA, me and myself.on the basis of ‘sankhya bal’ (numerical strength) there was no reason to deny JD(U) request to grant it status of ? Accordingly, The 42-year-old star. read more

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