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Kevin Godbold | Monday, 4th May, 2020 Share prices may have bounced back from their coronavirus lows in many cases, but I think the best of the stock market recovery is still to come.As the lockdowns around the world ease, businesses will recover and share prices will likely reflect improved trading in the months and years ahead.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…So now could be a good time to focus on which stocks to buy. We have more information to go on than we did before because many firms have been updating the market about how trading has been going through the crisis. 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If you do that, the underlying business has a chance to grow and the operational progress could reflect in shareholder returns over the years ahead.As well as a rising share price, you’ll probably see ever greater income from the shareholder dividend. Indeed, there was quick money to be made from the recent stock market rebound if you chose your shares carefully. But we think long term at The Motley Fool. And I reckon we now have a shot at making a million from the enduring stock market recovery that could follow.center_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Address 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. 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first_img The Moos Home / Tampold Architects CopyHouses•Toronto, Canada Manufacturers: Thermory, Downsview Kitchens and Cabinetry, Yorkville Design CentreSave this picture!© Larry ArnalRecommended ProductsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Prexury®MetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingStonesFranken-SchotterFlooring and Wall Tiles – Dietfurt LimestoneText description provided by the architects. Moos House, designed by architect  Thomas Tampold of Tampold Architects and Yorkville Design Centre, located Just shy of North York. As Martha Uniacke Breen, of National Post puts it, “It makes sense that this iconoclastic Modernist mid-town house should have decidedly artistic air about it, with its distinctive mosaic art panel and flowing, sculptural shape.”.Save this picture!© Larry ArnalPreviously a bungalow whose most distinctive feature was its curved corner on the west side, now a modernist-contemporary work of art. The Moos couple were fond of this detail and that was our starting point. Their reverence for such a detail provided us with contemporary inspiration which flows throughout the design .Save this picture!© Larry ArnalThe face is clad in deep-grey steel panelling that sits off-centre and encapsulates the second floor, while the main floor is clad Japanese white porcelain tile. The integrity of the curved corner is in full-use with a wraparound window and there’s a similar, squared-off window on the second floor.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe front entrance is set to the side and complimented by a beautiful, digitised mosaic by the architects daughter, Evi Tampold. The entrance is overhung by the second floor, which extends off the side of the house and features bright lights and a red accent on the underside.Save this picture!© Larry ArnalAt the rear of the home, lines become even more eccentric. A broad, ship-like central promontory juts into the deck, filling the interior with light and  topped by a private deck, leading from the upper-story master bedroom. This was a response to another idea from the Moos couple: a kitchen shaped like an eye, with a pair of parabolic counters that face each other in the centre of the room(one topped in white composite, the other in deep-green granite). The back deck is a multi-level decking design, made out of premium Thermory-Weston wood from Estonia.Save this picture!© Larry ArnalImplementing green-space was necessary to contrast and compliment the sombre tones of the exterior front and back of the house. Deep- purples and greens, accented with stones in the front; natural green grass, a leafy garden and a tree build into the deck in the back.Save this picture!© Larry ArnalSave this picture!2nd Floor PlanSave this picture!© Larry ArnalThe interior was treated as an extension of the exterior, flowing with it’s modernist, contemporary design. A notable example of this is the precision joinery of the staircase treads, which curve around the corner as they rise and form a sculpture of their own. “It was inspired by a staircase designed by Ozenfant, who was a contemporary of Corbusier.”- Thomas TampoldPleasing  visuals like this make it easy to overlook the practicalities of the design. Chrome levels for door, a multitude of premium Downsview Kitchens cabinets, an L-shaped pantry just off the kitchen, an in-home elevator, storage built into the walls of the master suite, concealing a dressing area and a roomy tub in the heavily glass-partitioned bathroom are just some of the practical, yet luxurious features of the home. Project gallerySee allShow lessBeauty Free Baking Restaurants / ZONES DESIGNSelected ProjectsWest Campus Union / GrimshawSelected Projects Share Canada “COPY” Architects: Tampold Architects Area Area of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/793616/the-moos-home-tampold-architects Clipboard Area:  2600 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Projectscenter_img ArchDaily Houses 2016 Photographs:  Larry Arnal Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Larry Arnal+ 17 Share The Moos Home / Tampold ArchitectsSave this projectSaveThe Moos Home / Tampold Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/793616/the-moos-home-tampold-architects Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeTampold ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTorontoCanadaPublished on December 15, 2016Cite: “The Moos Home / Tampold Architects ” 15 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalSystems / Prefabricated PanelsKalwall®Translucent WalkwaysPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – Palm SpringsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedBricksDEPPEWaterstruck Bricks – 1622/1635ekws DFMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! 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first_imgArchDaily Architects: Mano de Santo Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/806730/casa-el-bosque-mano-de-santo Clipboard El Bosque Dwelling / Mano de SantoSave this projectSaveEl Bosque Dwelling / Mano de Santo El Bosque Dwelling / Mano de Santo “COPY” CopyAbout this officeMano de SantoOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesValenciaSpainPublished on January 05, 2018Cite: “El Bosque Dwelling / Mano de Santo” 05 Jan 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesSynthetics / AsphaltMitrexSolar RoofMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalPlumbingSanifloGreywater Pump – Sanifast®SWH190WoodLunawoodInterior ThermowoodMembranesEffisusAVCL Systems for FacadesSinksCosentinoBathroom Collection – Silestone® WashbasinsDoorsStudcoPocket Door Trims – CavKitWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Surface Finish – prePATINA-LineHanging LampsEureka LightingSuspended Lights – BloomMetallicsBaileyFacade Systems- I-Line Snap-On Feature ChannelMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?居高临下,充满“反叛精神”的私人住宅 / Mano de Santo是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Year:  Spain Area:  400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projectscenter_img 2014 Photographs:  Diego Opazo Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Bulthaup, Flos, Metra, Anticfang, d+bSave this picture!© Diego OpazoRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorspanoramah!®ah! PivotWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesText description provided by the architects. Detached dwelling project “El Bosque 161”. Valencia. Developed by Mano de Santo Architecture Team.The spirit and the personality of the owners influence in the design from the beginning til the end. Save this picture!© Diego OpazoA restless, rebel and non-conformist character induces that the design of the house adds experiences already lived and dreams up to live.Save this picture!© Diego OpazoImplanting the building on this site is a challenge and it is also a motivation, because the plot has a very sharp slope and orientation and spectacular views to the sea and the city of Valencia.Save this picture!Elevation – SectionThe house is located at the steepest point of the plot and is formed by two volumes, one embedded in the ground and heavy character made of woodden slabs formwork gray exposed concrete splinting and another placed on top of this slightly separated with light appearance using in this case materials and prefabricated dry and light systems (prefabricated concrete ).Save this picture!© Diego OpazoThe volume in contact with the ground is designed as a open concept floor promoting flexibility of use of space generating infinite solutions and responding to the house social uses. Bedrooms and private rooms are located in the upper volume.The design, layout and the house have as a result an energy-efficient building.Save this picture!© Diego OpazoProject gallerySee allShow lessVU Botanical Garden Laboratory / Paleko architektu studijaSelected ProjectsCall for Submissions for the Prix Versailles 2018Opportunities Share Save this picture!© Diego Opazo+ 22Curated by Danae Santibañez Share Photographs “COPY” Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/806730/casa-el-bosque-mano-de-santo Clipboard CopyHouses•Valencia, Spainlast_img read more

first_imgThe shooting of Republican politicians practicing baseball on a ball field in Alexandria, Va., was an anomaly — that is, something that deviates from what is standard, normal or expected.And what unacknowledged crimes have become standard, normal and expected? Racist cops shooting or choking unarmed people of color and getting away with it. Unknown bigots killing trans women of color and getting away with it.Especially since the election campaign and Electoral College victory of president #45, hate crimes perpetrated against Muslims, often against immigrants mistaken for Muslims such as Sikhs and other people from South Asia, have occurred with regularity. Attacks by vigilante militias against people near the southern U.S. border whom the racists believe are from Mexico or Central America have become standard crimes.These attacks often lead to an immediate murder. They have been taking place at the same time that another assault, more gradual but also murderous, is going on. Led by the president and the Republican Party, this assault is on the working class, especially the poorest workers, which in the United States all too often but not always means people of color.Then, in Alexandria, Va., on June 15, there was an anomaly. The targets of the shooting were reactionary Republicans. If the reports in the corporate media are accurate, the person carrying out the shooting felt threatened by the Republicans’ attacks on the poor. Police shot and killed him on the spot.When it comes to wars abroad, both Democrats and Republicans support U.S. military adventures and support U.S. imperialism in general. Those who understand the role of imperialism know that all these politicians are ready to kill millions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, and maybe some thousands of U.S. soldiers, too.Back in the U.S., a prime example of the attack on the poor is the Republican attempt to eliminate whatever was progressive about the Affordable Care Act. This assault threatens to remove the more than 20 million people from health insurance that the ACA provided.It is not surprising that a person dealing with a serious but treatable illness could believe that the Republicans are out to kill them and that the Democrats are either complicit or at best are doing nothing to stop their death.Taking a step back and looking at it from an objective, Marxist viewpoint, it becomes clear that the Alexandria action arises out of the current climate of growing reactionary terror in the streets, aided and abetted by the cops and the corporate flunkies of both parties in Washington.This climate is exacerbated by frustration when the means of organized resistance are either repressed or seem inadequate to stop the right-wing assault.The lesson then is that revolutionaries need to get better organized, to get more militant, to find the means of mass resistance and self-defense that will make it impossible for the ruling class to continue its deadly assault on the masses. Mass action, combined with revolutionary optimism that a future of justice for the workers and oppressed can be achieved through the struggle for socialism, will be a potent antidote to the killings, cutbacks and contempt for the people shown by the capitalist ruling class and its minions.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_imgAug. 31 meeting at Roxbury bus yard in Boston celebrates Takiyah Thompson, second from right.By Steve GillisFinancial Secretary, USW Local 8751BostonMembers of United Steelworkers Local 8751, the Boston school bus drivers’ union, gave a raucous, pre-school, fightback orientation to the Veolia/Transdev corporation at the Roxbury bus yard on Aug. 31, when Takiyah “Tear ‘Em Down” Thompson from Durham, N.C., showed up to a sheroe’s welcome.Drivers had heard that Thompson — the North Carolina Central University student and Workers World Party leader who, on Aug. 14, climbed a ladder to topple a mass produced, Jim-Crow-era Confederate statue — would be in town, and conspired to welcome her right. When she came to the floor, the crowd erupted in a celebratory dance to Grievance Chair Garry Murchison’s blasting of the song “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now!”Many drivers who grew up in Southern states knew Thompson’s name before she arrived, as they had been closely following the action, news of which has swept the country. Some remarked about how as children they had witnessed these Ku Klux Klan propaganda tools go up in their hometowns during the Civil Rights Movement, and they had always wanted to tear them down.Many drivers who grew up in Haiti had also participated in similar actions, tearing down symbols of the brutal French slavocracy and U.S. dictatorship and replacing them with liberation fighters like Toussaint L’Ouverture, Jean-Jacques Dessalines and John Brown. Everybody wanted their picture taken with Thompson.Angie Cardosa, a union stalwart and pastry chef extraordinaire, presented Thompson with a red-velvet sheet cake smothered in glorious cream cheese frosting on which she had inscribed, “Thank You Takiyah Thompson AKA Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Dr. Betty Shabazz, Monica Moorehead, Coretta Scott King, Local 8751.” Drivers presented Thompson with Local 8751 honor placards that read, “Build Monuments to Freedom Fighters! Tear Down White Supremacy!” and “Drop the Charges on the Durham, N.C., Freedom Fighters!”As part of the national days of action Sept. 11 through Sept. 17, USW Local 8751 will be calling the witch-hunting Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews off the hook to demand he drop the bogus charges; propagating resolutions in the labor movement; and sending material aid for our sheroes’ and heroes’ legal defense.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_imgLive Oak Reading Series opens students’ minds to new ways of writing printTrump and Clinton: Where are the campaign signs? from TCU Student Media on Vimeo.In the months leading up to the 2016 presidential election, many in the TCU area have noticed something different about citizen participation in this election cycle.Throughout campaign history, voters have typically shown their support by publicly displaying which candidate they are backing. In the 2012 presidential race, Obama-Biden and Romney-Ryan logos seemed to be everywhere.Images courtesy of CNN Politics. + posts ReddIt ReddIt Previous articleStudy abroad office plans new opportunityNext articleVietnamese Student Association hosts “Born with Horn” event Hannah Gibson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history TCU students take part in adopting horned frogs Facebook Hannah Gibsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hannah-gibson/ Hannah Gibsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hannah-gibson/ Hannah Gibsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hannah-gibson/ TCU students give a voice to the voiceless Linkedincenter_img Hannah Gibsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hannah-gibson/ World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook TCU alumnus competes in renowned fishing tournament However, TCU student and Tarrant County GOP Hispanic Engagement Field Director Jacob Velasquez said this election season has broken the trend of propaganda posters.He said there are hardly any yard signs or bumper stickers around, at least in the neighborhoods surrounding the university.“It’s just an interesting phenomenon that’s going on,” Velasquez said. “A number of people on both sides are just sort of disinterested in the election cycle.”As an employee at the Tarrant County GOP Headquarters, Velasquez said people have refrained from purchasing yard signs for fear of vandalism or judgement.“People have been stealing signs and vandalizing signs. I’ve gone into different neighborhoods before where people say they don’t want to express their political views because they could feel retaliation from their neighbors,” Velasquez said.Other reasons for this phenomenon are plenty and varied, according to TCU political science professor Dr. Ralph Carter.Aside from vandalism, Carter said voters are not using candidate propaganda because they simply are not interested in either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.“It’s strange but it’s a sign of how polar things have gotten. I think Americans would agree we have a choice of two flawed candidates,” Carter said. “As a result of that, I think the enthusiasm level in the campaign has been muted by what it normally is.”In an interview below, Velasquez said the most discouraging part is the lack of citizen participation across the board, including voting.Early voting in Texas took place Oct. 24 through Nov. 4.Americans will still have the chance to vote on Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 8, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To find a convenient voting location, visit Vote Texas.Fort Worth citizens participated in early voting in the Brown-Lupton University Union at TCU. (Sam Bruton/TCU360) Twitter Hannah is a junior broadcast journalism major and a studio art minor. She is writing for TCU 360 and will be covering Student Organizations this semester. TAGSaudioimagephotosvideo Hannah Gibson Linkedin Twitter The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive yearslast_img read more

first_imgThe Pashtun tribal areas adjoining Afghanistan are a mystery for the outside world. Divided into seven districts – Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Mohmand, Bajaur, North Waziristan and South Waziristan – this mountainous region has 3.4 million inhabitants.Officially called the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the region is run by tribal councils and political officers whose job is to implement the policies of the federal government in Islamabad. Koranic laws and a legislative hangover from the British empire called the Frontier Crimes Regulation apply only to the tribal population. All this is orchestrated by tribal chiefs called maliks.Many Al Qaeda members found refuge in the tribal areas after the US attacks on Afghanistan’s Tora Bora region in December 2001, and there were clashes between thousands of Taliban fighters and the Pakistani army for several years.Repeated harassment and arrests by the Pakistani army and Taliban fighters have made it very difficult for journalists to work in this region. University academics and journalists are nowadays trying to promote the emergence of local media and to improve the quality of news coverage of the tribal areas.A website solely about the tribal areas, Karwan-e-Qabial was created on the initiative of TUJ president Sailab Mehsud. Its reports are written in Urdu and English by journalists based in the region, one from which the foreign press is banned. News February 14, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Karwan-e-Qabial – a news website about Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Organisation RSF_en Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists Help by sharing this information April 21, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts PakistanAsia – Pacific News PakistanAsia – Pacific Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder January 28, 2021 Find out more June 2, 2021 Find out more News to go further Members of the Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ), a Reporters Without Borders partner organisation, have created the first news website entirely dedicated to the situation in the areas of Pakistan along the border with Afghanistan. News Follow the news on Pakistanlast_img read more

first_img RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists News Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia News November 7, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Authorities in Baidoa free two journalists, return their cameras and phones RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region Organisation Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Somalia RSF_en center_img News January 8, 2021 Find out more to go further News Two journalists working for privately-owned radio stations who were arrested on 24 October, Mohammed Adawe Adam of Radio Shabelle and Muktar Mohammed Atosh of HornAfrik, were freed on 2 November and were able to resume working with any problems, Reporters Without Borders has learned from its partner organisation, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ).A third journalist who was arrested with them, Fahad Mohammed Abukar of Radio Warsan, was held for only four days. He was released after being questioned by the federal transition government’s security forces.NUSOJ said Adam and Atosh were given their digital video cameras and mobile phones back, and no charges were brought against them. Their long detention was due to their refusal to answer questions. The security forces had suspected them of spying for the Union of Islamic Courts.————-30.10.2006 – One journalist freed, two others arrested in continued harassment by authorities in BaidoaReporters Without Borders welcomes the release of journalist Fahad Mohamed Abukar of Radio Warsan, but condemns the arrest of two other journalists from the same radio station, Abdulkadir Barre Moallim and Nur Barre, as well as brutality against freelance journalist Idle Moallim Omar in Bossasso, Puntland. “The release of Fahad Mohamed Abukar is an inadequate step on the part of the Baidoa authorities since two of his colleagues – Mohammed Adawe Adam and Muktar Mohammed Atosh – are still in custody and two others were arrested,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said.“We remind the Somali transitional government as well as the authorities in Puntland that brutality and unfair arrests will only alienate the entire press and tarnish their image”.Fahad Mohamed Abukar was freed on 28 October 2006, after having his camera, tape-recorder and mobile phone returned to him, Reporters Without Borders learned from its Somali partner organisation, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ). On the same day, Idle Moallim Omar, who works for the Swedish-hosted website somaliwyen.com was brutally beaten by security guards employed by General Adde Muse, President of the self-proclaimed state of Puntland, at the Panorama Hotel in Bossasso. He was taken to hospital for treatment.Police arrested Abdulkadir Barre Moallim and Nur Barre the following day on the orders of Haji Mohamud Barbar, governor of the Bay region in the south of the country before being released early evening. The governor had complained to the director of Radio Warsan. Abdifatah Mohammed Ibrahim, after the radio broadcast news relating to the swearing in of a member of the local council of Bay region.——————————-25.10.2006 – Baidoa-based government urged to release three journalists arrested by its troops Reporters Without Borders today called for the immediate release of three journalists working for privately-owned radio stations who were arrested yesterday near the southern city of Baidoa by militias loyal to the transitional federal government after they filmed evidence of the presence of Ethiopian soldiers on Somali territory.“These journalists were undesired witnesses of the bloody poker game being played by the belligerents in Somalia,” the press freedom organisation said. “In view of the very worrying situation in which our three colleagues now find themselves, we urge the government to respect the press freedom guarantees contained in the federal transition charter it signed.”Reporters Without Borders added: “The public has a right to know the realities of the fighting that is taking place in Somalia. President Abdulahi Yusuf Ahmed must therefore order the release of these journalists, as they were just doing their job in an extremely dangerous situation in which news manipulation is one of the weapons being used.”Fahad Mohammed Abukar of Baidoa-based Warsan Radio, Mohammed Adawe Adam of Mogadishu-based Radio Shabelle and Muktar Mohammed Atosh of Mogadishu-based HornAfrik were arrested yesterday morning in Daynunay, a village 15 km outside Baidoa, where the government has its headquarters. They were coming from Burhakaba, a place about 60 km away where government troops have been fighting militias loyal to the Islamic courts that control Mogadishu. Three people travelling with them were also arrested.They were taken to Baidoa for interrogation at the headquarters of the criminal investigation police. The Reporters Without Borders partner organisation in Somalia, the National Union of Somali Journalists, said they are now being held in the city’s prison.The three journalists were caught in possession of a digital video camera containing footage of the body of an Ethiopian soldier of Somali origin killed in Burhakaba, as well as footage of Ethiopian soldiers in Somalia, a local political source told Reporters Without Borders on condition of anonymity.The transitional government, which is recognised by the international community, has been battling for several months for control of southern Somalia with the Islamic courts, which have proclaimed a jihad against Ethiopia. The Islamic courts, which control Mogadishu and nearly two thirds of the provinces, claim that Ethiopian troops are fighting alongside the government militias. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has acknowledged sending “about a hundred trainers at the most” to Somalia. 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first_img Pinterest Twitter Local NewsBusiness Previous articleRevelation Biosciences Inc. Completes Dosing of Five Single Dose Cohorts and Receives Approval to Initiate a Multiple Dose Cohort to Phase 1 Clinical Study of REVTx-99, an Experimental Treatment for Respiratory Viral Infection, Including COVID-19Next articleFootprint Announces Its Ocean Hero Award Winners Digital AIM Web Support Facebook Pinterest TAGS  Facebookcenter_img Victory Park Capital Expands eSME Strategy With Credit Facility to Cap Hill Brands WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 3, 2021 WhatsApp CHICAGO & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021– Victory Park Capital (“VPC”), a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced the close of a multi-year credit facility with Cap Hill Brands, a technology-driven consumer goods platform that acquires and operates e-commerce brands with an initial focus on Amazon-first brands. The credit facility marks the third deal that VPC has closed in the e-commerce sector since Q3 of last year, having most recently closed a credit facility with Perch, which also acquires and operates Amazon third-party sellers. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005471/en/ Cap Hill Brands was founded in July 2020 by Kevin Saliba and Jason LeeKeenan, two former Zulily executives who helped grow the business into one of the largest and fastest-growing e-commerce retailers with nearly 6 million active customers. The credit facility from VPC will fund new acquisitions of e-commerce brands that exhibit strong growth and have an established track record. “We’re incredibly grateful to partner with VPC given their deep understanding of the industry and breadth of the market opportunity,” said Kevin Saliba, co-founder and co-CEO of Cap Hill. “This comes at a time when Amazon third-party sellers and digitally native brands more broadly are in need of capital and operational expertise to help grow and scale their businesses, especially given the e-commerce boom throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.” “We could not be more excited to have value-add investors who believe in Cap Hill Brands’ mission,” added Jason LeeKeenan, co-founder and co-CEO of Cap Hill. “VPC’s investment will support our commitment to providing liquidity to brand owners who have lacked access to capital up until now.” “We are proud to partner with Cap Hill Brands, particularly co-founders Kevin and Jason, who have significant experience with consumer brands and e-commerce platforms and have already generated substantial momentum,” said Tom Welch, partner at VPC. “Cap Hill Brands joins a number of companies that are working to consolidate the fragmented third-party seller ecosystem and support small e-commerce businesses, and we look forward to seeing the company’s competitive differentiation play out in the market.” In October 2020, VPC provided a similar financing solution and partnered with Perch, a technology-enabled consumer products company that acquires and operates Amazon FBA businesses at scale. “Partnering with VPC has allowed us to completely focus on growing our business,” said Chris Bell, founder and CEO of Perch. “It is important to us that we work with investors who share our vision and are able to scale with us over time, and we are proud to have found that in VPC.” Victory Park Capital’s Outlook on the E-Commerce Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (eSME) Sector Digital marketplaces are growing at a rapid pace and are accelerating their market share gains over traditional brick-and-mortal retail. By providing better overall shopping experiences, quick door-step delivery options and greater selection of inventory, e-commerce has reshaped retail marketplaces and entrenched itself into consumer preferences. Increased internet saturation, social media tools to identify customers and the introduction of new payment technologies, including buy-now-pay-later financing solutions, have further accelerated the shift towards digital marketplaces. The Amazon third-party seller ecosystem is an attractive area for investment given its expansive ecosystem. According to Marketplace Pulse, there are 1.6 million active third-party sellers transacting across eighteen global marketplaces, generating north of $295 billion of Gross Merchandise Value annually. The global network of third-party sellers is both robust and highly fragmented, with 280,000 merchants generating annual sales over $100,000. The marketplace continues to expand at a rapid pace, with over 1.2 million active third-party sellers joining one of the eighteen Amazon platforms worldwide in 2019. “This ecosystem has become increasingly complex for eSMEs to manage growth, leading to many brand owners having considerable personal wealth tied up in one asset with no clear options for financing or an ultimate liquidity event,” added Don Richman, principal at VPC. “VPC is positioned as a value-add partner to the ecosystem through deep domain expertise, coupled with solution-oriented financing structures.” About Victory Park Capital Victory Park Capital invests in emerging and established businesses across various industries in the U.S. and abroad. The firm’s differentiated offerings leverage an extensive network of industry relationships, disciplined deal origination, creative financing capabilities, broad credit structuring and special situations expertise. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. VPC is privately held and a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. For more information, please visit www.victoryparkcapital.com. About Cap Hill Brands Cap Hill Brands acquires and operates high quality, enduring consumer brands. Founded by e-commerce veterans in marketing, operations, and strategy, Cap Hill Brands is a consumer products company that acquires and operates great brands at scale. Cap Hill Brands has raised north of $150M in capital and is headquartered in Seattle, WA. For more information, please visit www.caphillbrands.com. About Perch Perch is a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates Amazon FBA businesses with winning products in their respective categories. Perch seeks high-quality products and brands that have a steady history of strong customer reviews, are consistently one of the top three products within their category, and have potential for expansion. Perch quickly evaluates opportunities, guaranteeing entrepreneurs a 48-hour response on their businesses’ fit with its model and valuation range, providing a fast and risk-free way to understand their company’s potential. For more information, please visit: www.PerchHQ.com. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005471/en/ CONTACT: Victory Park Capital Jordan Niezelski, Edelman [email protected] Hill Brands Kevin Saliba, Cap Hill Brands [email protected] Colleen Martin, Zer0 to 5ive [email protected] KEYWORD: ILLINOIS WASHINGTON UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ONLINE RETAIL RETAIL FINANCE BANKING SOURCE: Victory Park Capital Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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first_imgNews Updates[School Fees During Covid 19] Orissa HC Directs Mediation Between Private Schools & Parents [Read Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK8 Sep 2020 10:32 PMShare This – xIn the matter relating to charging of fees by private educational institutions, the Orissa High Court recently ordered the School & Mass Education Department of the State to convene a meeting between all the stakeholders to arrive at an amicable settlement. The Division Bench comprised of Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Justice KR Mohapatra has asked the State government to convene…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?LoginIn the matter relating to charging of fees by private educational institutions, the Orissa High Court recently ordered the School & Mass Education Department of the State to convene a meeting between all the stakeholders to arrive at an amicable settlement. The Division Bench comprised of Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Justice KR Mohapatra has asked the State government to convene a meeting of the representatives of the Private Un-Aided and Aided Educational Institutions and representatives of the parents and teachers’ association. For this purpose, the Court has ordered that five representatives from the Confederation of Odisha Public Schools, five representatives from parents and five representatives of teachers’ (nominated by Odisha Private Schools Teachers Association) shall participate in such deliberations. The meeting is aimed to provide a platform to the stakeholders to discuss the long-standing demand of parents to grant waiver of a portion of fees, especially fee on certain heads, like Development, Uniform, Conveyance, etc., due to the ongoing pandemic COVID-19. “The Secretary, School & Mass Education Department shall make an endeavour in the proposed meeting whether the private educational institutions can be persuaded for waiver of a portion of fees payable by the students or accept part of the fees by deferring remaining part or whether any other kind of consensus can be arrived at on such terms that may be agreed upon between the parties, in view of the ongoing pandemic COVID-19 and also examine whether any unreasonable and excessive fees is being demanded by any of the private educational institutions on unreasonable head such as development fee, uniform charges, conveyance charges, or other charges of the like nature,” the order states. A Report of the deliberations has to be presented before the Court by September 14. Click Here To Download Order Read Order Next Storylast_img read more

first_img Twitter Pinterest By News Highland – July 3, 2019 Facebook Google+ Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Gardai have confirmed that a warrant has been issued from the Central Criminal Court to arrest and charge a person with the murder of Denis Donaldson.Mr Donaldson was shot dead at a remote cottage on the outskirts of Glenties in April 2006. He was 55. The former Sinn Fein worker had been living there since being exposed as an MI5 agent the previous year.The judge adjourned the inquest into his death until September 23rd, 2020, to allow sufficient time to consider the proceedings.This is the 22nd adjournment in the case.Speaking outside Letterkenny court this afternoon, Family solicitor Ciaran Shiels says the family are being realistic with today’s developments:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ciaransdfgdfgdfgdhiels3pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleBrexit, Climate Change & Sectarianism expected to dominate MacGillNext articleShaun Doherty signs for Finn Harps News Highland WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp AudioHomepage BannerNews Gardai plan to charge a suspect with Dennis Donaldson’s murder Pinterest Facebook Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. What’s with the long, arduous multi-stage recruitment processes that seem to be increasingly common place these days? When chatting to job seekers I find that a 6 stage (or more) recruitment process that may incorporate psychometric testing, multiple technical tests, cultural evaluations, competency based screening (to name a few), is nothing out of the ordinary and I can’t help but wonder if it’s necessary?Has the length, rigorousness or even quirkiness of a company’s recruitment process become a marketing tool to tell the world that what lies beyond this extensive screening must be worth all the work and effort put in?I believe that in this day and age we should be striving to create efficiencies, thus not being on-board with what seems to me to be an in-efficient waste of time. The only thing I believe you can be certain of after a 6-8 stage process is just how keen the candidate is on the position/company given the willingness to stick around for that long. I don’t believe that you will gain any more of an in-sight into their suitability to the position, over a well put together 2 stage interview process where the questioning is intelligent, relevant to the role and type of person you are looking to hire, which may or may not include a specific skills based test. Specific preparation is key! Previous Article Next Article Read full article center_img Why the long……….process?Shared from missc on 9 Dec 2014 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.last_img read more

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A Ricky Rubio return to Utah is seeming less and less likely.Rubio told Spanish journalist Ernest Macia over the weekend that the Jazz have told him he is not a priority.Rubio will be an unrestricted free agent in less than a month.He averaged 12.7 points and 6.1 assists for Utah last season, his second with the team. Associated Press June 3, 2019 /Sports News – Local Report: Jazz Told Rubio He’s Not Priority Tags: Free Agency/Ricky Rubio/Utah Jazz Written bylast_img read more

first_imgThis year’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival will take place at the Historic Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama on July 16 & 17. Headliners for the 2016 festival include The Flaming Lips, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Death Cab For Cutie, and Ryan Adams, with supporting performances from White Denim, The Arcs, Dr. Dog, Ghostland Observatory, Shovels & Rope, and many more.You can peep the full lineup in this video announcement:With over 30 bands, 3 stages, in just 2 days, the event also features handcrafted cocktails from Redmont Distillery, a new collaboration between Starr Hill Brewery and Trim Tab Brewing Company, crafted especially for the 2016 Sloss Fest. Also new this year is a technology-focused event presented by BBVA Compass and TechBirmingham. For more information, visit the festival’s website. Tickets go on-sale March 4th. Full lineup below:last_img read more

first_imgWhen the American runner Jesse Owens outdistanced the competition on his way to winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Nazi leader Adolph Hitler’s response was to suggest a possible link between Owens’ performance and the fact he was African-American.This led the anthropologist W. Montague Cobb to publish the 1936 article “Race and Runners,” which was intended to dispel the idea that Owens’ winning performance was somehow related to race. Through numerous measures and physical tests, Cobb found no distinct evidence that would attribute Owens’ abilities to his race.Cobb’s study, along with many other examinations and investigations of differences in human physiology — such as noses, hair, sweat glands, ears, and feet, and reactions to many diseases — are examined in “The Nature of Difference: Sciences of Race in the United States from Jefferson to Genomics” by Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds. The book examines the many instances throughout history where race played a role in the scientific investigation of human differences.Hammonds discussed her book Friday in Sever Hall before about 50 students. She said her intention in putting the book together was to show that over time, society’s preconceptions of race have played a role in many scientific, medical, and anthropological studies.“When people think about science, they think about it being objective. Therefore, the idea that something like race could be part and parcel of scientific questions is not intuitive for many people because science is supposed to provide unambiguous answers and not leave you with lots of questions,” she said.Hammonds, the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and professor of African and African American studies, presented her talk as part of Wintersession, the time between terms that allows students who have returned before the start of classes to experience unusual opportunities. A College-led programming initiative, Wintersession offers students a wide range of elective activities, allowing them to pursue artistic or creative passions, explore a career interest, or participate in recreational activities with friends.Hammonds told the students she was surprised that after the Jamaican Olympian Usain Bolt won successive gold medals in 2008 and 2012, questions about what made him excel were raised, similar to the way they were raised about Owens.“All humans have differences. Why is it so hard to leave it at that? Why can’t that answer be the definitive end one about our differences?” she said. “It still surprises me that a fraught, imprecise, historically contingent concept like race is still offered as an explanation for human differences in the 21st century.  When I first read about Jesse Owens, I wasn’t surprised at what happened in 1936. But when I saw sportswriters were asking similar questions about Usain Bolt, I couldn’t believe that people are still asking questions about the relationship between race and athletic performance.”After the talk, the students said the information Hammonds discussed was eye-opening.“This was a really good talk. I thought the different physiological studies of the 1800s was kind of surprising,” said Kimberly Mihayo ’15. “The persistence of the question of race, and why the discussions about race have not changed over time, I also found interesting.”“The Nature of Difference” republishes several studies of human dissimilarities, from the time of Thomas Jefferson to the present. Hammonds stressed it is important to look at the long history of the study of differences in humans because even though scientific methods and societal perceptions change, the study of such differences has tried continuously to answer the same questions.“If there is one thing we hope students learn from this book, it is we are these debates. We are the ones who keep raising these questions in the same ways, over and over again,” Hammonds said.The first 40 students received copies of the book, with a chance to have Hammonds sign them. But the chance to hear directly from the scholar is what brought most students to Sever Hall during Wintersession.“I thought it was really fascinating. I know people who have had her in class, and I have heard really good things about her as an intellectual. Not only is she the dean, but she is also a scholar, so this was a good opportunity to hear her speak,” said Elise Baranouski ’15.last_img read more

first_imgThe Department of Education at Saint Mary’s College and the Michiana Writers’ Center are teaming up to host a teen writing conference Saturday called Get Inked on Saturday in the Carroll Auditorium of Madeleva Hall.The conference, open to students in grades 8 to 12 and held on the Saint Mary’s campus, will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will feature keynote speaker Tracy Bilen, author of the young adult novel “What She Left Behind.”Kathy Higgs-Coulthard, director of the Michiana Writers’ Center and education professor at Saint Mary’s, said the conference hopes to strengthen teens’ writing skills with engaging workshops and guest speakers.“The Get Inked Teen Writing Conference is designed to provide teen writers with the same types of experiences adult writers get at their writing conferences,” Higgs-Coulthard said. “Our guest author, Tracy Bilen, is a huge draw.”The teens attending the conference will not only get to hear Bilen speak, Higgs-Coulthard said, but will also be able to write with her in small group sessions.Saint Mary’s junior Teresa Guerrero will co-teach some of the workshops.“As an English major and Secondary Education minor, my involvement in the conference is to help teach a brief lesson about the workshops I am helping to conduct and help students with any[thing] they may need,” Guerrero said.According to a list provided upon registration, students can choose from workshops covering a variety of topics including how to find inspiration, write body language, establish effective settings and write compact stories. Beyond traditional story themes, the conference will address additional topics relevant to teens through a college essay workshop.Higgs-Coulthard said the biggest benefit for the attending students will be the opportunity to meet like-minded teens.“The conference is geared toward students in grades 8-12 because those writers are usually functioning at a more sophisticated level of writing — both creatively and analytically — than younger students,” she said. “Those students are often able to adopt new strategies into their writing and consider suggested revisions.”Guerrero said she is excited to work with the students who are willing to devote their Saturdays to writing.“I was motivated to get involved with the conference because of the students who are coming,” she said. “Hopefully I can incorporate some of the ideas presented at the conference into my own teaching one day.”The conference is also going to be helpful for writing teachers, Higgs-Coulthard said.“Area teachers are invited to attend the morning session for free in order to learn more about teaching writing,” she said. “Mary Nicolini, the site director for our area’s National Writing Project, will be on hand to answer questions.”Additionally, most presenters are not just teachers, but writers themselves, Higgs-Coulthard said. This gives the presenters an increased understanding of the struggles the teen writers are facing, she said, which will help make them more able to help the teens.She said this is the second year for what she hopes will become an established annual conference.“The conference exists to celebrate and support teen writers,” Higgs-Coulthard said. “While sporting events showcase athletes and other events like band concerts and theater plays showcase performers, there is nothing else around to showcase the talents of Michiana’s young writers.”The Get Inked registration website advertises an autographed copy of Bilen’s novel, “What She Left Behind,” for each attendee. The $40 registration fee covers a full-day’s attendance and lunch.“Saint Mary’s education students are invited to attend the morning session from 8-11:30 in Carroll Auditorium for free,” Higgs-Coulthard said, but must email her at [email protected] to RSVP.“I hope that students will take away new ways to write,” Guerrero said. “I am still learning … just as these students are.”Tags: Department of Education, Get Inked, Kathy Higgs-Coulthard, Michiana Writer’s Center, Tracy Bilen, Writing Conferencelast_img read more

first_img Related Shows Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. GOT’s Alfie Allen Set for Jesse Eisenberg’s The SpoilsThis is some lineup! Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Katie Brayben (Beautiful, King Charles III) and Annapurna Sriram (Billions) will join the previously announced Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar in the European premiere of The Spoils. Directed by Scott Elliott, the off-Broadway hit, penned by Eisenberg himself, will play a limited engagement May 27 through August 13. Opening night for the millennial comedy is set for June 2 at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios.A Better Place Pushes Back Start DateOff-Broadway’s A Better Place will now begin performances on May 5; it had previously been set to start on May 4, but the performance has been canceled owing to the need for additional technical rehearsals. Directed by Evan Bergman and starring Edward James Hyland, the show will officially open on May 15 at the Duke On 42nd Street. Broadway.com customers with tickets to the cancelld performance will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges.Chita Rivera Schedules Encore Shows at the Café CarlyleCouldn’t make the dates work in getting to see Chita Rivera’s turn at the Café Carlyle? Well fear not, the Broadway legend has announced four encore performances at the New York hotspot, May 18 through May 21. Rivera will be joined by music director Michael Croiter (percussion and guitar), associate music director Michael Patrick Walker (piano), Jim Donica (bass) and Dan Willis (reeds). And just because you deserve an extra treat on this Tony Tuesday, here’s the two-time Tony winner’s classic performance of “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin'” on The Judy Garland Show. You’re welcome. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on June 11, 2016center_img A Better Place Alfie Allen(Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)last_img read more

first_img Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses will now close on Broadway on January 8, 2017; the Josie Rourke-helmed production had been scheduled to end its limited engagement on January 22. Headlined by Tony winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, the show began performances at the Booth Theatre on October 8 and opened officially on October 20.The dark comedy, based on the 1782 novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, followers lovers-turned-rivals La Marquise de Merteuil (McTeer) and Le Vicomte de Valmont (Schreiber) as they challenge each other to games of reputation-ruining seduction. Among their targets is the young convent girl Cécile, whose love for her music teacher is exploited to thwart her engagement.The cast also features Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as Madame de Tourvel, Raffi Barsoumian as Le Chevalier Danceny, Ora Jones as Madame de Volanges, Elena Kampouris as Cécile Volanges, Katrina Cunningham as Émilie, Josh Salt as Azolan, Joy Franz as Victoire, David Patterson as Major-domo, Laura Sudduth as Julie and Mary Beth Peil as Madame de Rosemonde.Broadway.com customers with tickets to canceled performances will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges. Les Liaisons Dangereuses Related Shows View Commentscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 8, 2017 Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses'(Photo: Johan Persson)last_img read more

first_imgThis year marks the fifth consecutive year that the University of Vermont has seen record-breaking enrollment numbers. Approximately 13,100 students will begin classes on Monday, Aug. 31, a number that includes 10,200 undergraduates, 1,450 graduate students, 450 medical students and 1,000 non-degree students. Also breaking records in numbers this year are UVM’s ALANA (Asian-American, Latino, African-American, Native American and multi-racial) students. Approximately 1,090 ALANA students are expected to enroll this fall, a 13.8 percent increase over last year. That gain is in large part attributed to a 51.9 percent increase in first-time, first-year ALANA students, up to 313 from 206 last year, making the Class of 2013 the most diverse in UVM history.The evening before classes begin, the university will celebrate the new academic year with a convocation ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Patrick Gymnasium. This year’s keynote speaker is Tracy Kidder, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World. The event is free and open to the public, however, tickets are required.Visit the convocation website: http://www.uvm.edu/~presdent/ceremonies/convocation/(link is external) to learn more about the event and acquiring tickets.After convocation, which will also include remarks from campus leadership, participants are invited to process down Main Street to a candlelight induction ceremony for the Class of 2013 on the UVM Green. The ceremony is just one of the events the approximately 2,620 first-year students will participate in over Opening Weekend, an annual program that helps acquaint new students to college life. The incoming first-year students, who will arrive on campus for Opening Weekend on Friday, Aug. 28, are one of the brightest classes to enroll at UVM; 29 percent were among the top 10 percent of their graduating high school class and 66 percent were among the top 25 percent.Several changes in academic programming are new this year. The Area and International Studies Program has become the Global and Regional Studies program, an expansion of the program that will allow students to complete a major in one of six areas of study ranging from Asian studies to Latin American studies and/or a minor in one of eight. UVM students will now be able to pursue a bachelor of arts in engineering, allowing for more educational breadth in the liberal arts than is possible with the various engineering bachelor of science degrees. Other new degree and certificate options include a minor in public communication, a master’s degree in accountancy, and a certificate of graduate study in complex systems. Also new this fall: students are no longer required to complete two credits of physical education.Students will return to campus to find progress on James M. Jeffords Hall, the $55.7 million, 97,000 square foot research, laboratory, and classroom building scheduled to be completed in March 2010 and two completed construction project: the McAuley Hall renovation on Trinity Campus which returned the building to its former state as a residence hall and the infill of the Given Courtyard, which added 30,000 square feet of space for College of Medicine faculty and staff. All three projects are registered for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification.last_img read more

first_imgThe FARC’s ‘illusions of power’ On July 21, Colombian National Police agent captured Martín Leonel Pérez, a suspected FARC operative who is also known as “Richard.” He allegedly managed about 60 percent of the FARC’s drug trafficking enterprises, according to La Prensa. Before he was captured, Richard allegedly transported large amounts of cocaine and marijuana to Central America, Mexico, and the United States. He also smuggled weapons to the FARC. The curtailment of FARC capabilities can be credited in part to the captures in recent months of important FARC leaders: For instance, even as they fight FARC terrorists, the government is providing social, educational, and economic assistance to the civilian population in vulnerable regions. In the last four years, as part of the implementation of the Sword of Honor program, the Defense Sector has provided nearly $15 billion (USD) to invest in some of the country’s most remote areas. They’re working in coordination with the head of the Military Engineers, who build high schools, highways, bridges, and houses throughout the country. FARC and the National Liberation Army (ELN) do not have the capability to carry out large-scale military actions in the regions where Sword of Honor troops are providing security, according to the report “Six theses on the recent evolution of the armed conflict in Colombia,” which was released on September 23 by the Ideas for Peace Foundation. In addition to neutralizing so many FARC operatives, Sword of Honor troops have improved public safety by maintaining a presence in 1,103 municipalities in the departments of Putumayo, Arauca, and Catabumbo. They protect both the civilian population and the local oil-production infrastructure – a frequent target by the FARC, which tries to extort money from petroleum companies and disrupt the economy. They’ve also made a dent in regional drug trafficking by seizing 235 tons of cocaine. In those regions – La Guajira, Tolima, Meta, Catatumbo, Tumaco, Bajo Cauca antioqueño, Nudo de Paramillo, the southern and northern regions of the Cauca Valle, Arauca, Caquetá, and Putumayo – FARC operatives are instead focusing on small-scale criminal enterprises, such as extortion and theft, according to Ideas for Peace. For instance, even as they fight FARC terrorists, the government is providing social, educational, and economic assistance to the civilian population in vulnerable regions. In the last four years, as part of the implementation of the Sword of Honor program, the Defense Sector has provided nearly $15 billion (USD) to invest in some of the country’s most remote areas. They’re working in coordination with the head of the Military Engineers, who build high schools, highways, bridges, and houses throughout the country. I like that the government is constricting the FARC’s lust for power. They should fight them….because what Colombian is going to want a president who comes from the FARC with all the police they have assassinated and so many civilians as well as the people who have had limbs amputated by the land mines that these miserable guerrilla fighters have buried all over the country. “Put an end to them now”. I think the news is very interesting because that’s how we know what’s going on all around our planet Of course, Moñito!!!! For more than 50 years we’ve read and heard the same story and the FARC are still there like nothing. Those who tell the story today do it to make people who don’t know the history of the war believe that the peace process has no reason to exist and that the guerrilla forces should be eliminated by blood and fire because they are on their knees. Nothing could be further from the truth. You can’t just read the official story, you also have to get information from other sources, different from the press releases read line-by-line that come out of the brigades. The fight for peace is a necessity and glory for Colombia. It’s good peace is sought through social investment, far away from weapons They’re like the Islamic group that now, like the Islamic State, has horsewhipped the countries of Syria, Iraq and part of Turkey. The difference is that that Islamic group assassinates human beings individually and systematically by public beheadings, whereas the FARC commit mass assassinations, most of whom are innocent and defenseless victims, by launching cylinder bombs and putting bombs under motorized police and National Army patrols. In the end, worse crimes than those in the Islamic State. the people that cannot be said they do and stop doing it when they decide it Insofar as the national government continues to give space to these cynical, unabashed thieving criminals, they’re going to take advantage of it. That is why we all of the civilian population have to unite and present a strong front to this whole plague that only causes the country pain with so much murder, drug trafficking and terrorism THIS IS THE RESULT OF A CONSTANT STRUGGLE WITHOUT REST UNTIL PEACE IS ACHIEVED To Santos’ ear: Malala, the Pakistani girl did not receive the Nobel Peace Prize for trying to silence the guns of Al Qaeda, rather for asking for the right to study for Muslim women. So, in the end, President Santos, gives up on the dream for peace and gets to work governing. We have serious and urgent difficulties, such as overcrowding in the prisons, a strike in the judicial system, a strike in INPEC. “If it’s not Capas” QUIT. I don’t understand how the FARC, the most powerful assassins in this country, can dare to aspire to become part of the government. Of course, with the kind of president we have it’s not at all strange. As far as I know the history of my country, I have never seen such a liar and a hypocrite as Santos. He needs to stop the circus he’s got going on in Havana. Timochenco is an assassin with several warrants to arrest him out he lets him leave the country he has no shame and he didn’t say anything about it. Look at how he deceives the people, how painful to our homeland Over the years of history of this country, I have never met a person who was a greater liar and hypocrite than Santos. The guerrilla force attacking the villages, killing civilians in seconds and they need years to make a decision. Stop the circus going on in Havana, taking money from the people to support these assassins. The way he had the issue of Timochenco put away, he didn’t tell the country about the travels this assassin made to Cuba and as if this were not enough, two more are traveling now. Definitely, in this country the criminals have it better than the good people who are starving to death like the children in La Guajira, but he doesn’t care about this, he’s looking for a Nobel Prize. I hope to live to see if they give him one. Mr. Uribe’s biggest mistake was to leave you in charge as President of this country, what a shame. I hope they keep weakening the guerrilla structure this way…Since what we can see from the peace talks is that they’re going nowhere and the guerrilla bosses have had more than two years off now on the Cuban beaches while their soldiers continue to weaken and die for a war that they don’t understand while their bosses are enjoying themselves in good hotels and on Cuban beaches….Let’s think about it, boys. I hope what they say is true. If so, congratulations. Because the circus in Havana has been going on almost three years and they haven’t done anything but talk. I would like to know who is paying for that circus in Havanna… Thank you. This problem is really complicated because they are forces with ideologies that go against the common good of the citizens and they rely on drug trafficking and extortions and other things used to be able to finance their terrorist acts. In any case, the state does as the law says but it also in a way is turned into a great deceiver of the work of the Colombian people and both forces intend to do their own thing so that the war has turned out to be a good deal for them, for some it’s legitimate, and for others it’s not. Both forces claim they defend the interests of the citizens but it’s “freedom” because we are not freed of anything. Santos, you are a disgrace for this country. When you were Defense Minister you were able to do something because you were backed by Mr. Uribe. You lack you-know-what to govern. You let the FARC brainwash you. What hope could the people have, giving those assassins champagne at the expense of the people. Why don’t you take from your own pocket to support the circus? There’s something, Timochenko has some reason to ask SantoFARC not to include Alvaro Uribe or the Centro Democrático in the peace accord (discord) What peace? So he can intervene with the government in the talks. I don’t think Uribe and his advisors will allow him to do anything in this regard for two reasons: because you don’t give dogs wisdom and experience. And secondly: you don’t attack weak enemies, you let them die all on their own without attacking them. So let’s let Santos, who got into this by himself, save himself on his own, and the Centro Democrático watch over as it is supposed to and enforce the Constitutional mandate. Congratulations to the Military Forces of Colombia. These are positive reports which bring us peace to our daily lives. I think that Mrs. Gabriela Osorio and many everyday Colombians are unaware of the history of violence in our country, from the wars for independence (in which very young men fought) followed by the two-party wars of the 19th century, in which the leaders also murdered farmers and illiterate fighters, in which among the troops minors fought, recruited in the Plaza de Bolívar, followed by a very cruel war at the time, which was the two-thousand day war whose guerrilla fighters (who used other names, and who killed each other in great numbers without knowing why). These wars and all others in Colombia are the result of frustrated revolutions in the struggle for power by a dominant class since the time of the conquest, to the Republic, to today. How many victims did these conflict have? Thousands in the history of our country. Too bad President Santos gave them a second chance and didn’t opt for putting an end to those assassin narcoterrorists once and for all. It’s completely the opposite. Now they’re working under impunity for the bosses. The article is good on how the FARC are seen currently. But the army doesn’t do it all. If you didn’t know, the national police also has anti-guerrilla groups better known as the EMCAR, which are also in conflict areas and very dangerous areas. The EMCARs are in dangerous areas more than the army itself. I invite you to research a bit more on who are the anti-guerrilla police groups. AN IRON FIST AGAINST ALL THE TERRORISTS…!!! The State deserves to be recognized for this work. The military forces have earned our respect and affection; the civilian population now enjoys more peace, opportunities to study, means of communication and other services that it did not have before. Thank you for all of that. During the Uribe administration, all the municipalities in Colombia were free of this plague. What is the honor of the current administration in militarizing certain villages ?- I don’t believe any of the crap in this article. The s.o.b. government under Santos the scourge, wretched traitor he’s creating a farce to turn power over to these double s.o.b. guerrilla fighters, bastardly murderers, mangy dogs s.o.b.s God bless them for the sake of our children and grandchildren. But I would like it if the big international and national tribunals would judge and condemn that cowardly fighter Henry Castellanos who thought one day he’d take Bogotá and sent children to the flanks of attack and rearguard so they could be canon fodder confronting the Colombian Army!WORLD NGO FOR THE DEFENSE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN COLOMBIA AND IN THE WHOLE WORLD !. ORG …. director ….jose andariego…the poet True, they should be harsh with criminals in general, in addition to social service and community service and good works, too. WE HAVE TO KEEP BEING HARSH WITH THEM. IN ONE HAND A CARROT, AND IN THE OTHER, A STICK. The bad ones need to be taken away and put somewhere else and cut off their communication. Keep thinking that the police is in the most dangerous places compared to the glorious army, which goes around obsolete The truth is the guerrilla has never been honest or honored almost no one believes them, but we have to give peace a chance. If they don’t know how to take advantage of it, the armed forces will come down very heavily on them and the Colombian people will hate them. It will then be their loss, but if they become socialized and live in peace creating benefits for humanity. There will be a lot of favorable things for those armed groups, opportunities that not even men and women who have served the homeland wholeheartedly have had. Sadly, in Colombia every day we see how that narcoterrorist band gets stronger and kidnaps more children to increase their troops and with the indirect support they receive from the government. Today they’re at the summit, paid for with the taxes good people all their leaders in Cuba and they get stronger and stronger politically. Uribe is the only president who knew how to get results, all the rest in the past 50 years look like fools. It’s sad that RCN would publish an article with so many lies and statistical errors. For example, he speaks of 1103 municipalities in just three regions. He speaks of a support of 15 billion dollars, an exorbitant amount which the U.S. has never supplied to Latin America as a whole. Otherwise, the writing is incoherent There needs to be more strategy Some say Uribe’s comments are very to the point, I wonder: Why did he enter into agreements with the paramilitary forces? Were they the best assassins? How is it that Mancuso assassinates 900 people and states his connections to the military and serves 8 years in prison? Right now, in the U.S. they’re serving time for drug trafficking and from there they organize assassinations in Colombia, the organize the gangs, then what can Uribe say? This peace process is the biggest farce. The Colombians sleep while the clown we have for a president does whatever he wants with his dog paddling, giving the country away to those criminals. Why didn’t he take the true victims of the conflict to Cuba???? What a ruinous and contemptible stage play. Let’s wait for the surprise those criminals have for us, to get what they want and leave our country at their mercy. WHEN THE GUERRILLA FIGHTERS HAVE SPOKEN OF PEACE WITH THE THEY HAVE EVIL IN THEIR HEARTS THEY DON’T THINK ABOUT PEACE, JUST IN THE CHILDREN THEY RECRUIT TO ENGAGE IN ASSASSINATIONS….. All this is a farce, perpetrated by the poorly called President of Colombia, who, along with the Minister of Defense and all his committee, come up with these lies so the people can be deceived again with the story about peace. Meanwhile, the FARC spend their budget on bodyguards, armored cars, good hotels, the freedom to come and go from the country whenever they want. The people continue to suffer hunger, more violence, no hope. They go on kidnapping, killing, extorting and bleeding the country drier. And this poorly called President talking about false but yearned-for PEACE. Santos does not deserve to be the president of this country. It is shameful. In my view, the government should help to create jobs. Not just for youth but also for people of different ages and sectors. This is a way to give money to the population and employ it, keeping more people away from causing crime and adding new members to the revolutionary forces. If I live well and have what I need, why would I cause damage? There must be many who think the same way and just a few who do not. Really great As long as we don’t change the way we think (being negative, being pessimistic, being intolerant, being prideful, etc.), there is no reason to think about a change in our country… If we all were to opt to do the opposite, if we all pull in the same direction, if we all think the opposite, we’re positive… Be assured that change will be seen or will be noticed to be a certain percentage higher, and this change wouldn’t be for just a few, but for all, because it is in the interest of all of us, and the country would live in harmony, and with a deep peace, which is what we all desire. It doesn’t matter who is in charge now or who was in charge before or who will be in charge later; here what is important is that we all unite and each one of us contribute his or her little grain of sand and let us get out of this misnamed war crisis which in the end are criminal groups that hurt us every day… Please, Colombia, don’t blame anyone for the situation we’re in, let’s us speak nicely about our country no matter where we are, let’s not be prideful and you will see how well it will go for us… “We are all brothers, sons of our beautiful Colombia”. that is the best thing that could happen to Colombia, that they continue to attack those terrorists Peace doesn’t come from signatures and agreements with the terrorists. It will be achieved when in the country corruption, smuggling, drug trafficking, trafficking of minors is determined, when there is justice, education, employment, health for all, and not the band-aids the government gives us from those rights. We don’t want to see the President in the newspapers and newscasts giving out free houses, there are hardly enough. The photos of the thousands who have no houses. When there are no claims on these points in Colombia: WE WILL SIGN THE PEACE AGREEMENT. In 8 years Uribe brought the country back from the hands of the guerilla forces and in 5 years Juanpao gave it back. Too bad. I agree IF WE’RE WEAKENING THE FARC, ACCORDING TO YOUR NEWS, WHY ARE WE GOING TO TURN THE COUNTRY OVER TO THEM. YIELD ON EVERYTHING TO THE ASSASSINS WITH WHOM SANTOS’ CASTRO-CHAVEZ GOVERNMENT IS VACATIONING AND TALKING TO IN HAVANA. Very good article. I agree that the FARC and ELN have been decimated. The Military Forces should increase their actions against these groups without neglecting the Criminal Groups. Don’t forget that these subversive groups are nourished financially through drug trafficking. The government should have more of a presence, promoting social, economic, cultural development and equality in all the regions affected by the armed conflict. This article is not only disrespectful, it’s also contradictory. Can’t you see reality? Every day they blow up oil pipelines, they kill and kidnap military and civilians… they want more?That so-and-so character that you elected as President doesn’t fit the country very well. And as if that wasn’t enough, he put together a circus in Cuba which some idiots call a peace process… And still, those who oppose Santos don’t believe in the reduction in force the Colombian army has wrought on the FARC and they attribute the outcome to Uribe. Say anything you want about former president Uribe, but thanks to him you can go out wherever you want, to rivers and ravines, on the highways, since we were all kidnapped inside the cities,. Why don’t you acknowledge it, “ignoramuses”. You’ll realize the situation this country is in when this administration leaves, which is kneeling before its friends the FARC. We’ll pay the victims’ reparations with our own money while the FARC enjoy their wealth, out on vacation and drinking whiskey with the Congress’s and the President’s blessing. For God’s sake, wake up, open your eyes, long live our forefather. Enormous congratulations to all the members of the “SWORD OF HONOR” for all their achievements. GOD PROTECT YOU. What game are the FARC playing? Killing and kidnapping Alberto Puello, you sure are naive, don’t you watch the news?Attacks, kidnappings, assassinations, blowing up oil pipelines, etc. Get informed and wake up! Many, if not all, the members of the military forces have very low morale, because for Santos, the supporter of Castro and Chavez, an s.o.b. guerilla fighter is more important than a soldier for the homeland. Excellent way for me to keep up to date because sometimes I don’t have time to sit down and watch the news. Fot Juan Diego Oviedo, he must be related to Uribe, according to the comments against Santicos I think the FARC are mocking Santicos and sticking fingers in him let’s see if he has teeth. He should ignore them. And ask for advice from Mr. Petro, let’s see if he knows how it’s being played, because they don’t know the meaning of the word Peace. IGNORE THEM, don’t be so naive. The language used in this comment is highly offensive to the Colombian society: Here excuses are made for narco terrorism and a genocidal criminal group like the FARC is exalted, calling it so-called “revolutionary armed forces…”!!!! What in the world is that????? But, in addition, it would seem to be expressing a “message of great concern,” by pointing out the “financial weakening” of that horde of genocidal murderers!!!!!!!… Anyone would say they’re reading the “news correspondent of that criminal group!!!!!” It is high time now to let the country go forward. Let’s do ourselves a favor so all can reintegrate into society and we forge ahead with a better future for our children. PUT DOWN THE WEAPONS OF WAR. The only thing it creates is poverty and there are lots of mirrors to look into. You will see the change. My grand Landazabal sustained: the bandits sit down to talk only when we’re beating them militarily and politically. What’s going on in Cuba will not result in anything The thing about investments is just a pantomime. In the areas where the guerrilla fighters are, the army stigmatizes the rural people with the law force The mind and the heart of man without Christ is like an animal and is diabolic, because it doesn’t have the most beautiful thing God gave man: loveJustice, truth to achieve true peace. It is offensive to the nation to call them Revolutionary Armed Forces, when they’re a bunch of terrorist drug traffickers with a very high negative percentage among the Population. That’s great news;.”But”, what’s going on with everyday crime why hasn’t the government built new jails, so there’s no over capacity or over crowding. The money seized from drug trafficking should be used to get these jails built. I feel embarrased by Santos. How can we possibly believe in those peace talks? What’s going on in Havana is a circus. How does the FARC explain to us that they continue to kidnap and kill law officers and our soldiers. Please, Colombia, let’s wake up. What kind of country are we going to leave our grandchildren? President SANTOS is a clown. One of the agreements should be for them to say which people, institutions and others have been backing them, sponsoring them, publicly, since we are all victims. I am glad the Colombian army is decimating the FARC forces that way they’ll be reduced and brought down to little. Of course it’s just a saying, because the malice of A.K.A. Timonchecko has no limit, can’t you see how he gets all puffed up and prickly and towering, to talk the sh.. he speaks. And [cre]pontificate, like Osama Bin Laden The guerrilla-assassins of indigenous people of soldiers and police and kidnappers of unarmed civilians, speak a diabolic tongue and appear legitimate in their actions when in truth everyone watches in horror as they carry out their crimes. They call extortion a contribution to the economy and kidnappings a retention. When society reacts, they call it a temper tantrum in order to wave away wilful misconduct. These talks will have no result. It’s not pessimism, it’s that they themselves know that they won’t pay for their crimes in Colombia. Another authority will require it from them, like the Nazis and the Narcos, and they won’t do it. It’s been two years and this government will go and they’ll delay as long as needed. Non one believes them, not even themselves. In addition to this work being done by the army and the national police, which we acknowledge has great value, because that is what it is all about, to continually undermine their financial power so they are constantly forced to yield on their absurd expectations at the negotiating table in Havana. Meanwhile, I wonder: why is the Attorney General worried about giving them complete impunity, when he should be investigating their properties, among which are millions of hectares of lands acquired illegally with the proceeds of drug trafficking or forced displacement of thousands of unarmed rural people whose lands they took away, the long-time kidnappers who give no information on their victims, the massacres, including the one in Tacueyó which happened 29 years ago without any punishment of the responsible parties, the assassination in cold blood of the Valle representatives, the bank accounts this illegal group has abroad that the state should take over, etc. While it may be true that their political participation should come as a result of the negotiations, it makes no sense that people accused of committing crimes against humanity should expect to occupy elected positions and in addition and what is immensely painful, is the shameful disqualification and lack of recognition of innumerable victims they have left all over the country. Definitely, the enemies of the peace process are not the DEMONIC CENTER nor the extreme right forces, but the FARC itself. THEY HAVE NEVER BEEN THE PEOPLE’S ARMY, THEY WILL PERMANENTLY MASSACRE THE PEOPLE I hope all this marvelousness is truly for the good of the country I wish all this cruelty would end, in this country and Santos doesn’t have the guts to have war end in this country, so much violence. Keep voting for that idiot The truth is that we residents of Colombia do not see this security reflected anywhere. On the contrary, we feel more insecure each day even in our own homes, because we don’t know when a bomb is going to explode on us or these terrorists are going to kidnap us, since they even kidnap Generals of the Republic. In case they know where they are they don’t go after them Congratulations to our armed forces who give us security. But as long as the laws aren’t changed, and they change out those who are more corrupt than the judges or magistrates because all they’re after are benefits. Look at everything they’ve taken from the narcos which ends up in the hands of relatives or friends. The other thing with jails is that they should be like in other countries he who enters without anything like in the story without any clothes and no conjugal visits and I hope they don’t bump into him, visit him and you’ll feel it to commit The guerrilla force can be a terrible evil, but it is not the only one. The worst evil can be in a lack of education and an excess of time. We have to dedicate to matters that aren’t very important. In other words, there is no mass media that delves deeply, the truth is not told and this, we can do nothing to change it. AND IN SPITE OF ALL THAT BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, THE FARC STILL HASN’T BEEN EXTERMINATED AND THEY CONTINUE TO HOLD SWAY. ALL THIS IS NOTHING BUT OFFICIAL PROPAGANDA. IF THE PROPAGANDA WAS TRUE, THEN WHY DO WE HAVE A CONTINUOUS DEPLOYMENT OF A GREAT NUMBER OF COMBAT UNITS AND THE FARC SIDE DOES NOT CEASE WITH ITS ARMED ATTACKS. I believe that if the government would put an end to terrorism, it would be a resounding success, since it has enough strength. But the problem lies in the interests the high ranking politicians, capitalists, media and members of law enforcement itself have, who for half a century have taken the conflict as a way of life. These subjects are not interested in peace in Colombia. Why is it that while they speak of peace, on the other hand they take the lives of police and soldiers? What is President Santos thinking? You can’t hold a dialogue like this. How many families of police officers and soldiers from the north of Santander have lost their sons in this war which is a business and don’t even count. How many men have died up to now in the country. There is no number that would allow us to verify the truth Well, it offers a deeper look at what truly is happening in our country In brief, all the FARC want is a new role in the world. Wake up, Colombia. The more peace offerings made by the FARC and the ELN groups, the higher the demand for war, not just in Colombia, but all over the world Too bad the head of the executive branch has brought the country to its knees before the subversives with the acquiescence of the judiciary. I can absolutely relate to José Joaquín’s view True peace does not originate there, but it does in educating our children for tomorrow and creating employment sources for young people to work and support themselves and their families, and the big government leaders just try to fix the problem with warm towels, no, the problem has to be attacked at its roots (sources of employment, easy access to education in all three stages, continuous campaigns against drug addiction and above all guarantee a basic, comprehensive life system for each individual.) That is true peace. THAT IS PURE PROPAGANDA BLAH BLAH BLAH, MORE FALSE POSITIVES. JUST LOOK AT THE CASE OF GENERAL PAPAYA PRETENDING TO DO SOCIAL WORK WHEN WE REALLY KNOW THAT THE MILITARY ARE NOT WELCOME IN MOST RURAL POPULATIONS WHO ARE TERRIFIED OF A FALSE POSITIVE (AND SANTOS, ONE OF ITS INTELLECTUAL AUTHORS, UP THERE) Sooner than later, if it’s not human justice, it will be divine justice that will take care of them. They will have to pay for everything at once with their accomplices the current jelly government. Está usted en necesidad de un préstamo urgente? Si es así, el contacto ([email protected]) para obtener más información The operation, launched in 2012, was created to combat violence by the FARC and the ELN, and to attack their financial structures. Since then, the Colombian Army has neutralized more than 11,000 FARC operatives – among them 57 commanders of different ranks. The neutralized FARC members includes operatives who were captured, who demobilized by surrendering, and who were killed by military and police forces. FARC and the National Liberation Army (ELN) do not have the capability to carry out large-scale military actions in the regions where Sword of Honor troops are providing security, according to the report “Six theses on the recent evolution of the armed conflict in Colombia,” which was released on September 23 by the Ideas for Peace Foundation. The “Sword of Honor” offensive by the Colombian National Army against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been an enormous success, cutting into the terrorist group’s capabilities by 26 percent. The operation, launched in 2012, was created to combat violence by the FARC and the ELN, and to attack their financial structures. Since then, the Colombian Army has neutralized more than 11,000 FARC operatives – among them 57 commanders of different ranks. The neutralized FARC members includes operatives who were captured, who demobilized by surrendering, and who were killed by military and police forces. By Dialogo October 14, 2014 On August 12, Army troops captured William Torres, the leader of the FARC’s 15th Front. He’s suspected in the June 2 killing of Army Capt. Gustavo Enrique Ortíz Lozada, who was assassinated while performing social activities in support of the civilian population, reported Info7. On July 21, Colombian National Police agent captured Martín Leonel Pérez, a suspected FARC operative who is also known as “Richard.” He allegedly managed about 60 percent of the FARC’s drug trafficking enterprises, according to La Prensa. Before he was captured, Richard allegedly transported large amounts of cocaine and marijuana to Central America, Mexico, and the United States. He also smuggled weapons to the FARC. The FARC’s ‘illusions of power’ Sword of Honor impacting terrorists In addition to neutralizing so many FARC operatives, Sword of Honor troops have improved public safety by maintaining a presence in 1,103 municipalities in the departments of Putumayo, Arauca, and Catabumbo. They protect both the civilian population and the local oil-production infrastructure – a frequent target by the FARC, which tries to extort money from petroleum companies and disrupt the economy. They’ve also made a dent in regional drug trafficking by seizing 235 tons of cocaine. Sword of Honor impacting terrorists “Although the FARC seeks to construct illusions of power, force, and territorial control, the state has greater military capacity and better tools at its disposal,” said Néstor Alfonso Rosanía, director of the Center for Security Studies, Defense, and International Affairs in Colombia. On August 12, Army troops captured William Torres, the leader of the FARC’s 15th Front. He’s suspected in the June 2 killing of Army Capt. Gustavo Enrique Ortíz Lozada, who was assassinated while performing social activities in support of the civilian population, reported Info7. The curtailment of FARC capabilities can be credited in part to the captures in recent months of important FARC leaders: The “Sword of Honor” offensive by the Colombian National Army against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been an enormous success, cutting into the terrorist group’s capabilities by 26 percent. In those regions – La Guajira, Tolima, Meta, Catatumbo, Tumaco, Bajo Cauca antioqueño, Nudo de Paramillo, the southern and northern regions of the Cauca Valle, Arauca, Caquetá, and Putumayo – FARC operatives are instead focusing on small-scale criminal enterprises, such as extortion and theft, according to Ideas for Peace. “Although the FARC seeks to construct illusions of power, force, and territorial control, the state has greater military capacity and better tools at its disposal,” said Néstor Alfonso Rosanía, director of the Center for Security Studies, Defense, and International Affairs in Colombia. last_img read more

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first_img56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyJasper and Alicia Bienke bought their home at 56 Nathan Tce, Yeerongpilly two years ago and set about undertaking a major renovation.Mr Bienke said they had planned to stay in the home with their two children, but circumstances had changed and they were now planning to sell.The renovation work included the addition of bedrooms, a new bathroom and kitchen and an extension out the back of the home.The gardens were also extensively renovated. 56 Nathan Terrace Yeerongpilly“It had good bones but it just needed to be brought into this century,’’ Mr Bienke said.He said the kitchen was one of his favourite parts of the home as it opened straight out onto the balcony via bi-fold doors.“We sort of went over the top and put a massive big stone island bench in it.’’The home is on an 815sq m block.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyThe four bedrooms are on the upper level of the home as well as a study and two new bathrooms.The main bedroom has a walk-in robe and an ensuite. This bedroom opens to the rear deck.There is ducted air conditioning in the living areas.The home has wide timber floorboards and high ceilings.On the lower level of the home is an area which would be suitable for a teenagers’ retreat or older parents. It has two-built in guest rooms, a new bathroom, laundry and kitchenette. There is bamboo flooring throughout this area.Another feature of the home is a media room.center_img 56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyThere is remote gated entry, a remote double-car garage and driveway space to house up to four extra vehicles.The home is within walking distance to park lands and the river.It is also close to public transport and hospitals.last_img read more

first_imgBoracay, the country’s top touristdestination, was closed for six months of massive rehabilitation beginningApril 2018; it reopened on October of that year. Tourism establishments are “badly hit”by the pandemic, said Elena Brugger, chapter president of the PhilippineChamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)-Boracay. Business in Boracay Island issuffering due to the COVID-19 threat. Malay’s Mayor Froliba Bautista saidtourist arrivals have gone down by 40 percent. Just this March 3, the Malay LGUreiterated that Boracay Island – and the whole municipality for that matter –remained free from COVID-19. Those social media posts were “fakeinformation”, stressed the municipal government of Malay. The 172,695 tourists in Januarydropped to 103,834 in the following month, Bautista said. For several years now, the island’stop visitors are South Koreans. However, the government recently imposed apartial ban on tourists from the northern part of South Korea that has been hitby COVID-19. Had the visit pushed through, it wouldhave been the President’s first trip to Boracay since the island reopened totourists in October 2018.center_img To show that the Philippines remaineda safe place to visit despite COVID-19, President Rodrigo Duterte had plannedto kick off his tour of the country’s top tourist spots in Boracay Island onMarch 12. But the Palace announced its cancellation on March 11. The Malay LGU urged the public torefrain from sharing false and unverified information on social media. The Philippines stands to lose anestimated of P42.9 billion in tourism receipts this first quarter of 2020 dueto the COVID-19 scare. (With a reportfrom the Philippine News Agency/PN) “The effect economically is not goodbecause no people, no business,” she said. ILOILO City – There is no truth tosocial media posts that Boracay Island would be closed once again but this timedue to the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to thelocal government unit (LGU) of Malay, Aklan. Prior to Boracay’s rehabilitation,Duterte likened the island to a cesspool.last_img read more

first_imgOfficer SieverdingBatesville, In. — Batesville police officer Stephen Sieverding recently graduated with honors from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.Sieverding ended with the second highest grade point average out of 130 academy students. The 15-week course features topics on criminal and traffic law, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, physical tactics, EMS awareness and human behavior.He will complete his training with Batesville Police Department Field Training Officers Danny Hamilton, Travis Cook, and Ryan Metcalf. Upon completion of his FTO training, he will serve as a patrol officer.last_img read more

first_img Press Association The German – a Bundesliga winner with Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg – replaced Rene Meulensteen last week with the remit of lifting Fulham out of the bottom three with only 12 league games remaining. Ahead of Saturday’s game against West Brom, Fulham are four points shy of 17th place and safety, but Magath is optimistic they can secure their top-flight future through hard work. New Fulham manager Felix Magath is sure the Cottagers will avoid relegation from the Barclays Premier League.center_img He told Sky Sports News: “In the next months we will have a lot of work to avoid relegation but in the first days here the work we’ve achieved has been very good. “I’m sure we will avoid relegation with this team as the players are willing to avoid relegation. “We have a good atmosphere at the club when we all work together. “We are able to avoid relegation and that’s now the most important thing. “Now we have to concentrate on the next 12 games, especially on the game on Saturday against West Brom.” Magath had been out of work since leaving Wolfsburg for the second time in October 2012 and expressed limited sympathy for Meulensteen and his assistant manager Ray Wilkins and first-team technical director Alan Curbishley, who have all left Craven Cottage. “I was sacked a few times also, I know the situation and I’m sorry for each coach,” he added. “But we have here a situation where the management waited a long time. “I think if you want to change something you have to do it now. It was late to change the team and change the atmosphere to have a chance to stay in the league. “It doesn’t look like it worked well enough so I don’t care about the reason for the manager before (why he was sacked). I don’t know what he had done, I don’t care. “I take over my duties and look forward to doing the best I can.” last_img read more

first_imgMike Garlick has been appointed Burnley chairman after John Banaszkiewicz stood down from his role as co-chairman. Both men have been joint-chairmen for the last three years, but Banaszkiewicz has decided to step back from his prominent role at Turf Moor. Banaszkiewicz said he had taken the decision in order to spend more time with his family and concentrate on his other business interests. Press Associationcenter_img Banaszkiewicz, who will continue in his role as a director, is predicting a bright future for the club despite their relegation from the Barclays Premier League. He said: “It might seem an odd thing to say on the back of relegation, but the reality is that the club is on a sound footing for a strong future and I am proud of the work the board has done to get it there. “I am confident that if we continue to manage the club as wisely as we have done, we can hopefully bounce back into the Premier League and this time stay there. “I will continue to bring my love for the club and my enthusiasm for doing things a bit differently into the boardroom and into the stands.” Garlick, who joined the Burnley board in 2010, said: “John and I now own over 75 per cent of the club combined and going forward will continue to work together to move the club forward in a positive and progressive way,” “During the past three years we have achieved a great deal working together and we truly believe that the club is in a very strong position to continue improving in all aspects both on and off the field.” last_img read more

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Virat Kohli continued to notch up milestones after milestones in the Pune Test against South Africa. After notching up his seventh double ton, 19th as skipper and also went past 7000 runs in Tests, he clobbered Dean Elgar over wide long on to notch up his 250 and register his highest individual score in Tests. In the third session, both he and Ravindra Jadeja scored at over 10 runs an over and Kohli was especially severe on Keshav Maharaj, hammering him for two sixes while finding the boundary on a regular basis of the other bowlers. He went past Sachin Tendulkar’s highest individual score of 248 which he made against Bangladesh in 2004.This was Kohli’s 50th Test as Indian skipper and this was his ninth 150-plus score as captain, breaking the record set by Sir Don Bradman who had smashed eight. Kohli has scored a century in 11 different venues in India and his 19th century as captain levelled the mark set by Ricky Ponting of Australia. The Indian skipper raised the tempo in the second session as he played risk-free cricket and made great progress.Also Read | There is huge gap between Kohli and rest of world: Brian LaraThe Indian cricket team skipper notched up his double century by glancing Senuran Muthusamy for a couple to fine leg . He now has the most double centuries in Test cricket for an Indian, breaking the record of six set jointly by Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. Also Read | Virat Kohli argues with umpires over controversial DRS, this time vs Bangladesh in 2019 World CupKohli is the only skipper in history to have hit seven double centuries as captain, breaking the mark of five set by Brian Lara. This was his sixth double century in India, having smashed 200 against West Indies in North Sound during the 2016 series. During the course of his knock, he also went past 1000 runs in Tests against South Africa. As captain, Kohli averages 63 and at home, his average is close to 68. He has 12 tons in India while overseas, he has 14 centuries.When he edged Keshav Maharaj for two fours in one over, Kohli notched up his 150. Kohli then edged Maharaj for the third time in two overs and he found the third man boundary. That four took him past his previous highest score against South Africa which was 153 which he achieved during the 2018 Centurion Test. Earlier, Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane had weathered the storm on an overcast evening session on day 1 but Kohli showed his mettle to negotiate the bowling. He notched up his fifty with two boundaries off Vernon Philander as he remained unbeaten on 63. Resuming on day 2, Kohli had his fair share of luck. He edged a full ball from Philander but it just flew past Quinton de Kock for a boundary. Kohli, though, had no problems negotiating the nervous 90s as he notched up a magnificent century by straight driving Philander to the long on fence for a glorious boundary.last_img read more

first_imgLuckily, the restaurant was approved for the loan. The next steps for El Cholo involved adapting to the new normal, which meant adding online ordering for the first time and arranging deliveries through GrubHub. The restaurant has been able to sell food, albeit at a significantly lower rate than its usual dining-in experience.  Chicharroland has also taken up delivery and pickup orders to comply with state and local guidelines. These orders have been easier for Fonseca to make because he has a bit of a heads-up from customers. It makes the process less stressful than dining in, but it is still no replacement for the in-person connections Fonseca makes with his customers.  The restaurant is also going to continue to maintain its delivery and takeout business, which Salisbury estimates will make up an important part of sales for the next 12 to 18 months.  About a 10-minute drive down Vermont Avenue is a place that also has close ties with its customers. With Love Market and Cafe is known for three essential things: its grocery store, cafe and community programs. Even during the pandemic, With Love remains committed to community service. “I thought it was going to be a lot slower,” Fonseca said.” “I’m just thinking of people not being able to work, not having that income that they’re used to. Of course, I felt like that was going to eventually affect us economically. So the fact that it really hasn’t — that’s what surprised me.” “The same people keep coming through, so it becomes like a family thing where you do miss the people,” Fonseca said. “Even though they still come to pick up the food, there’s not really much talk between us going on, and it’s just kind of getting your food and then [leaving].” “He was like, ‘I could tell that you guys care about the business — not just because of the money, but like you’re sharing a tradition with us,’” Fonseca said. “I feel like our foundation, our overall take on this business — I think is what makes those stand out versus just [making] money out of people.” Although With Love has a market and a cafe, the cafe side of their operation was the most popular part of the business. College students would gather in the cafe to study for midterms and finals. The spring season was also With Love’s busiest time due to graduation parties and extra catering orders. This year, With Love founder Andrew McDowell had to quickly determine how he was going to adjust to his business. Similarly, at Chicharroland, it is all about family. Chicharroland is run by the Fonseca family, who have been taking care of the restaurant for 11 years. Chicharroland sells chicharrones, a Mexican dish that is generally made out of fried pork. After the restaurant industry was hit hard by the pandemic, Roberto Fonseca, co-owner of Chicharroland, was shocked to find his business still running.  Moving forward, the restaurant is creating contingency plans to reimagine business under post-pandemic guidelines. The restaurant is figuring out different ways to set up the facility, taking into consideration the distance between tables and what the space might look like on the busiest nights.  “So, obviously, there’s no idea of what it’ll actually look like when we get there, or even when we get there, but it doesn’t hurt to kind of have that planned out,” Salisbury said.  The future remains unpredictable for McDowell and his business, but he hopes to one day grow With Love by adding a pizzeria to the store. For now, he is working almost every day to keep his business running and remains optimistic that he will emerge stronger from these struggles. “I think there’s 530 people that we employ,” Salisbury said. “They get their health insurance from us. They put food on their table. Some people have worked for us for 40, 50 years.”  They say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. And after nearly 100 years in the business, El Cholo couldn’t agree more.  For Salisbury, it’s not about making money. It’s about the history of the restaurant and the families who rely on the business.  But as safer-at-home orders were slowly put in place, the once lively restaurant chain turned silent as El Cholo shut its doors for the longest time in its history. In order to ensure the safety of their employees and customers, the restaurants did not serve food for about a month. During that period, Brendon Salisbury, the chief financial officer of El Cholo, enacted protective measures as sales began to fall at the restaurant. Although there was an extra demand for grocery items, McDowell experienced a shortage of staff.  To help alleviate the financial struggle, El Cholo applied to the Paycheck Protection Program, a loan disbursed by the U.S. Small Business Administration that allows employers to keep their staff on payroll. center_img “It’s probably like 25% of what we would usually do sales-wise,” Salisbury said. “It’s just so limited. We’re a full-service restaurant — you come in, you can get a margarita, you can sit down, you know, order dessert and stuff like that.” To do so, With Love created a share box program through which customers can buy a box full of grocery supplies, such as rices, flours, beans and sugars, and it also partners with different organizations to deliver the boxes to families in need. Additionally, With Love is hiring drivers to employ more workers for the business.  Fonseca has not received any additional help from the government, even though he applied to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan which, according to the SBA, is meant to provide economic relief to businesses experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.  “We had to figure out pretty much overnight what we could do to be able to serve our community and be able to keep our employees,” McDowell said. “Pretty quickly, we realized that our grocery — which is an area we haven’t focused on very much and wasn’t as popular as some of the other things — became super popular immediately.” “I feel like you want to do more than you should, which is always the goal, right?” Fonseca said. “To do something better. But as a small business, you don’t really have the financial support where you could just invest $20,000 into a new look, for example. So it just kind of humbled me down. You don’t need to have all of that as long as your food is good and the people like it.” Fonseca is grateful for the loyalty of his customers, crediting their support and friendship as one of the reasons why Chicarroland has been able to thrive. Since the pandemic started, Chicharroland has been receiving more positive reviews on Yelp. To investigate further, Fonseca asked one of his customers one day what makes him come to his restaurant.  (Claire Wong | Daily Trojan) For now, Salisbury is using the tradition El Cholo grounded in to continue to motivate him. El Cholo is family-run, and Salisbury — who is the fourth generation of Salisburys to take over the restaurant — is not leaving any members of the El Cholo family behind.  “Figuring out staff is difficult because in the middle of a pandemic, you have staff [whose] lives are changing too,” McDowell said. “It’s not just your business. Can they still come to work? Are they living with high-risk people? Do they have a cough?” After experiencing loss in clientele due to Trader Joe’s opening in USC Village in 2017, With Love’s market is suddenly reaching new peaks in sales. The cafe side of the business, however, is operating at 10% to 15% of its normal capacity. To keep business going, McDowell started a program to send lunch boxes to hospital workers.  “It definitely means a lot more than just trying to [make] money or whatever,” Salisbury said. “It’s keeping a business alive. I mean, my great grandparents and grandparents survived the Great Depression, so I think I could survive COVID-19.” The pandemic, however, has not crushed Fonseca’s spirits; in fact, it’s allowed him to learn more about himself and his business.  “I didn’t have a salary,” Salisbury said. “We kept only one person on our head of human resources just to have a contact for employees to reach out to and stuff like that. It was basically me and her turning off gas at a certain restaurant, locking it up, making sure that they were all safe.” About half of With Love’s staff couldn’t work within a couple of days of the safer-at-home order. To remedy the shortage, McDowell picked up extra hours at the store.  El Cholo is Los Angeles’ very first Mexican restaurant, founded in 1923 by Alejandro and Rosa Borquez. It has outlasted the Great Depression, World War II and the Rodney King riots. The restaurant has become more and more successful through each phase in history — so much so that it was able to expand to six different locations throughout Southern California.  “We wanted to get into that program and help us, support us and bring our staff back on so we could start paying staff again,” Salisbury said. last_img read more

first_imgCorrection: A previous version of this article stated that it was illegal to ride bicycles on sidewalk. Under LAMC 56.15, it is only illegal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk with a “willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property,” according to bicyclela.org. Despite recent student complaints about increased enforcement of bicycle rules by the Dept. of Public Safety and Los Angeles Police Department, DPS said the enforcement was intended to educate students about bike rules on campus and LAPD said enforcement was not targeted at students.Parking spot · Bikes that are not locked to a rack can be impounded by the Dept. of Public Safety and recovered for a $20 fee, according to SCampus guidelines. – Katelynn Whitaker | Daily TrojanDPS Capt. David Carlisle said bikes have been impounded without attached fines because informing students of bicycle-related rules was the primary intention. SCampus says students can receive a $20 fine for each impoundment.“We are trying to educate students about appropriate bike protocols, not punish,” Carlisle said in an email. “Bicyclists need to be considerate of others.”Students have also expressed concern over intermittent enforcement of bike violations by LAPD.According to LAPD Sgt. C. Mayberry, increases in LAPD presence is directly related to officer availability.“We can only do what we have resources for at the time, and we cannot sit [on the streets] for 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” Mayberry said. “If we’re out handling radio calls, we might not be on the street enforcing basic traffic violations.”DPS had a station on campus Thursday for students to claim bikes that were confiscated because of violations of USC’s bicycle policy, including being illegally parked. Carlisle said approximately 320 bicycles were impounded.Though students were not fined this time, Carlisle said students who deliberately disregard campus bicycle policy from now on will be fined.“Sometimes fines are appropriate for students who intentionally ignore the rules such as when they block handicapped ramps,” Carlisle said. “During the last [Disability Task Force] meeting there were complaints of bikes blocking the handicapped ramp at Leavey, which is a chronic problem.”SCampus says students who block building access, wheelchair ramps or handicapped ramps receive a $35 impound fee and those who lock their bikes to a ramp receive a $75 fee.Rachel Bensimon, a freshman majoring in communication who had her bike confiscated by DPS, said the university could easily reduce the number of bikes that are in violation of USC bicycle policy by increasing the number of bike racks around campus.“I had my bicycle confiscated by [DPS] after I parked it outside of EVK because all the spots on the bike rack near EVK were full,” Bensimon said. “If [the university] wants to see fewer bike violations in the future, [it] should build more bike racks, because [it] will help prevent bikes from being parked in places that obstruct key areas on campus.”Other students said a strict enforcement of bicycle policy is critical for bicycle security, particularly in regards to the locking and parking student bikes.“It’s great that DPS is taking the initiative [to impound bikes], so we know that they care about bicycle security,” said Kathryn Kinas, a freshman majoring in business. “Bicycle [theft] is a major crime on campus, so DPS should show students that they are addressing the issue seriously.”Some students also said there are more important things LAPD can focus its limited resources on.“I received a $300 ticket for not walking my bike 20 feet across an intersection, and there are people who speed [in their cars] and are ignored,” said Daniella Acuna, a senior majoring in international relations. “If DPS and LAPD want to make a big difference on and off campus, they should focus on reducing crime, since I’ve had four bikes stolen since I’ve been at USC.”The California Department of Motor Vehicles considers bicyclists moving vehicles, so it is illegal to not stop for pedestrians, ride on the wrong side of the road, ride on the sidewalk without prioritizing the safety of others, wear headphones while riding or talk on a cell phone when riding.The Undergraduate Student Government hosted a forum about bicycle usage on campus last year and intends to address the issue with its newest task force, “We are considerate, we are USC.” The task force will discuss the issue during its first meeting later this month.last_img read more

first_img They’re not the only Irish pair in action today, as Damien Vereker also races with his Tipp town pilot Dermot Radford in the same race.Speaking on Tipp FM’s Straight Talk on Friday evening, Peter Ryan said the race could get tactical… While Upperchurch Drombane’s captain Paul Ryan is preparing for the Mid senior hurling final this evening, his brother – Olympian Peter Ryan – is preparing for the Men’s B Road race at the World Para-Cycling Championships.He, along with his Carrick on Suir pilot Sean Hahessy, race 109.3 km – with the race due to get unerway at around 1pm Irish TimeThey raced again on Friday in the Tandem Time Trial, where they placed 9th.last_img read more

first_img The third game of the Continental Basketball League tournament turned out a classic as the Abidjan Raiders dealt Yaoundé Giants a swift blow in front of their home fans winning the match 80-78. The giants had started well with the Lagos leg dropping only a game to Eko Kings and their fans hoped they could continue on that note in Cameroon but Tuesday night could only produce a near nightmare for those who throng the magnificent sports hall.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

first_imgThis will be Okagbare’s second long jump final appearance in three attempts and the Beijing Olympics silver medallist in the event qualified for Friday’s final following her 6.51m leap in the qualifying round to place eighth in the final semi-final classification.Meanwhile, sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan will also today make her IAAF World Championships bow when she files out at 11.17am for the fifth and final first round heat of the women’s 100m hurdles.Amusan, one of the two athletes Nigerians are banking on for at least an individual medal at these championships has been in fine form this season and only last June won the highly competitive and prestigious American collegiate title in a 12.57 seconds personal best time.The time, the second fastest by a Nigerian nay African woman in history move the hurdler to seventh position in the pre-championships ranking and makes her one of the favourites to qualify for Saturday’s final.The petite Nigerian will however needs to successfully scale the first round hurdles where she has been drawn to run from lane 8.She is however expected to stroll in to the semi-finals as she is the fastest of all the eight athletes that will battle for the four automatic slots on offer.A win or top four finish for her will make her the fifth Nigerian athlete to qualify for the semi-finals of the event after Angela Atede (1997 and 2003), Glory Alozie (1999), Toyin Augustus (2009) and Seun Adigun (2011).Only Alozie managed to make it to the final and Amusan is tipped to become the second Nigerian to make it to the final and probably the second to also make the podium.Alozie won a silver medal in the event at the championships’ 7th edition in Seville, Spain.Also in action Friday is American-born Lindsey Lindley who will also be gunning for a semi-final ticket after crashing out in the first round in her debut in the event and the championships two years ago in Beijing, China.Lindley will run from lane five in heat three alongside reigning world record holder (12.20 seconds) in the event, USA’s Kendra Harrison who is also the world leader in the event this season at 12.28 seconds; Yanique Thompson of Jamaica, Alina Talay of Belarus, Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas and Australia’s Michelle Jenneke.The Nigerian will need to run faster than the 12.90 seconds personal best she ran before coming for the championships to make it beyond the first round or she will have to settle for one of the four fastest losers slot.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPSAll eyes will be on Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor tonight when she takes to the long jump pit of the Olympic Stadium in London to battle for one of the three medals on offer at the on-going 16th IAAF World Championships.Silver medallist four years ago at the championships’ 14th edition in Moscow, Russia, the pretty Nigerian will attempt to consolidate on her status as Nigeria’s most successful athlete in the history of the Championships by winning her third medal following her silver and bronze medal wins in 2013.last_img read more

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US First Published: 18th August, 2020 08:05 IST LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Associated Press Television News center_img Last Updated: 18th August, 2020 08:05 IST LEADING OFF: Reds Eye Return After Positive Test; Rays-Yanks The Reds are scheduled for an early flight to Kansas City for a two-game series against the Royals that was put in doubt after a Cincinnati player tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend COMMENT A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday:WILL THEY PLAY?The Reds are scheduled for an early flight to Kansas City for a two-game series against the Royals that was put in doubt after a Cincinnati player tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. Players, coaches and other organization members were retested for the coronavirus Saturday and Sunday after one player was sidelined because of a positive result. The final two games of a series against Pittsburgh at Great American Ball Park were postponed.The Reds made travel plans for Kansas City and expected to start Luis Castillo (0-2) in the series opener, assuming it’s played.ROUND 2The Yankees look for revenge against the Rays when they open a three-game series in the Bronx. Tampa Bay took three of four from the AL East leaders a week ago and could steal away the division lead with a sweep in the second of three series scheduled between the rivals in this pandemic-shortened season. The Yankees are still without injured stars Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and DJ LeMahieu. New York right-hander Masahiro Tanaka (0-0, 2.31 ERA) opposes 2018 AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell (1-0, 2.08) in the opener.PROSPECT TRIES AGAINBlue Jays rookie Nate Pearson (0-0, 5.11 ERA) makes his fourth start, looking for a bounce-back performance against the Orioles after giving up four runs in 2 1/3 innings to Miami last week. The 23-year-old launched his big league career on July 29 with five shutout innings against the defending World Series champion Nationals but hasn’t been as sharp against Atlanta and the Marlins.Pearson said he made an adjustment to his delivery after his last start and intends to be more aggressive on the mound.“I’m developing at the highest level,” Pearson said. “When I don’t have my best stuff, I’m going to struggle.”A BETTER BUNDYBreakout right-hander Dylan Bundy tries to keep rolling for the Angels against San Francisco. Acquired from Baltimore last offseason after four underwhelming seasons, Bundy (3-1, 1.57) has been electric in Anaheim, striking out 35 and walking three in 28 2/3 innings over four starts.TIGER TRYOUTSDetroit is unleashing a few of its top prospects this week, including left-hander Tarik Skubal. The 23-year-old will start against the White Sox in his major league debut after being promoted from the alternate site. Skubal posted a 2.13 ERA in nine starts at Double-A last season and ranks among the top lefty prospects in baseball. He’ll be followed Wednesday by right-hander Casey Mize, the No. 1 pick in the 2018 draft also set for his big league debut. Tigers infielder Isaac Paredes has also been promoted.PITCHING INStruggling to assemble a consistent rotation, the Atlanta Braves dip into their bullpen once again for a starter. Josh Tomlin makes his first start this season against Washington, two days after Robbie Erlin tossed four innings in a 4-0 victory over Miami. The Braves hope that formula works again with Tomlin, used mostly as a reliever during his two seasons in Atlanta. Not that Tomlin doesn’t have plenty of experience in a lead role. He made 144 starts over nine seasons with the Cleveland Indians.“Whatever they want me to do, I’m very capable of doing it,” Tomlin said. “You never really lose that starter mentality.”The Braves’ rotation is in tatters after a season-ending injury to ace Mike Soroka and the demotion of both Mike Foltynewicz and Sean Newcomb. But, for now, the team has decided not to turn to a pair of top prospects, Ian Anderson and Tucker Davidson.Image credits: AP Written Bylast_img read more

first_imgCelebrity rapper Michael Elliot Kwabena Okyere Darko, known in music circles as Obrafour was on the E-Chat segment to explain why weekend squabbles with his wife are so frequent.There is a lot to look  forward to but not as much the Chelsea and Stoke City game which could define the Champion League season after a rather poor start.Mourihno had some of the pressure lifted off him after the champions league win but is aware that a win at the Britannia will be the turning point. But will that happen?How will Arsenal react against Spurs after they were thrashed at Munich, Can Manchester United score again in the EPL, and will the Ghana quartet of Jordan Ayew, Dede Ayew, Baba Rahman and Jeffery Shlupp steal the headlines?Click link  for answers including a preview to the footballing weekend on Touchline with Anchor George Addo Jnr. And oh! its seems Obrafour’s house will continually be on fire…Why?  –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

first_imgThe Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to begin play in March 2020, named NBA Africa Head of Business Operations and Ghana-native John Manyo-Plange as BAL Vice President & Head of Strategy and Operations.Manyo-Plange, who goes by Manyo, will assume his new role immediately and will continue to report to BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall.“Over the last decade, Manyo has been instrumental in the continued growth of basketball and the NBA’s brand across Africa,” said Fall.“He has helped expand the NBA’s business across the continent, and I look forward to continuing to build the BAL and African basketball ecosystem with Manyo’s support and leadership.”Manyo-Plange has more than 20 years of experience in the NBA’s global operations and management and had been working in his previous role since May 2010 when he helped launch the NBA Africa office in Johannesburg, South Africa.Since then he has led many aspects of the NBA’s continued growth in Africa by helping secure marketing, media and consumer products partnerships and leading the operations around the three sold-out NBA Africa Games and the launch of The NBA Academy Africa in Senegal. Prior to relocating to South Africa, Manyo-Plange spent 14 years at the NBA office in New York City, holding management positions across multiple departments, including international business operations, events and marketing.last_img read more

first_imgThe truck driver involved in the fatal bus crash with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in April 2018 that killed 16 people and injured 13 was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison.Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, 30, pleaded guilty in January to all 29 charges against him – 16 counts of dangerous operation of motorized vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing bodily injury. Driver in Humboldt Broncos fatal bus crash pleads guilty Related News The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team was bound for a playoff game on April 6 when the bus and a semi-truck collided at a rural intersection in Saskatchewan between Nipawin and Tisdale. Sidhu was not hurt.In announcing Sidhu’s sentence, provincial court Judge Inez Cardinal said (per Global News), “Somehow, we must stop the carnage on our highways Attention to the road matters.”center_img Humboldt hockey team back in playoffs 11 months after deadly bus crash Cardinal noted that Sidhu had a clear view of the intersection yet failed to see five signs or the bus.“It is baffling, and incomprehensible, that a professional driver, even one with little experience, could miss so many markers over such a long distance,” she wrote in her decision.Read the judge’s full sentencing decision for the truck driver in the Humboldt Broncos crash https://t.co/XVHlnDhYzZ pic.twitter.com/VgOPOCufwg— CBC Canadian News (@CBCCanada) March 22, 2019In a statement (per ESPN), Humboldt Broncos president Jamie Brockman said, “This past year has been extremely difficult. Having this legal matter settled and the sentencing complete is a big step in the healing process for the survivors, grieving families, our organization and the community of Humboldt and surrounding area. The sentence is subject to varying opinions but what is important is that Mr. Sidhu plead guilty, has shown remorse and has remained accountable for his careless actions.”last_img read more

first_img For Clayton Kershaw and Mookie Betts, coronavirus pandemic affects charities UCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with Packers UFC 252: Stipe Miocic retains heavyweight crown with decision over Daniel Cormier Arizona State (20-11) finishes conference play 8-10, losing five of its last six, and then gets ousted in the first round of the conference tournament, but it also benefits from some impractical jokers who allow it to advance to another play-in game and kicks to the curb 23-11 USC, which went to the Pac-12 Tournament final and finished with a 34 RPI ranking.The Trojans’ two-point loss to the Sun Devils (an RPI of 66) in Tempe, Arizona on Feb. 8 must have been the deciding factor? We may never know.What does appear to be evident: Teams on the bubble that ran into some FBI issues – that includes USC, Louisville and Oklahoma State – are trying to get their head around an NIT bid at this point, as well as four other Pac-12 teams.Meanwhile, Big West tournament champ Cal State Fullerton (20-11, 127 RPI), which lost to pre-season AP No. 10 USC by 42 points in the season opener and is among the teams given a 2500-to-1 shot at winning it all, is also in the NCAA East Region as a No. 15 seed, sent to play in Detroit, when that regional in San Diego would have been so much nicer.Also: NIT first-round games: UNC Asheville at USC, Tuesday, 8 p.m., TV TBDNO. 2: COLLEGE BASKETBALL NCAA WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT BRACKET ANNOUNCEMENTDetails/TV: Monday, 4 p.m., ESPNUCLA (24-7) will likely be a first- and second-round host at Pauley Pavilion, as 16 campus sites are in play, starting Friday. The Bruins, who came up three points short in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals, stand firmly at No. 9 in the latest rankings. CSUN (19-15) wormed its way through the Big West tournament to win and get in also. The target team again is unanimous No. 1 UConn (30-0), which logged a 78-60 win at UCLA back in late November. But the Huskies aren’t the defending champs – South Carolina is.The regional sites after this are in Lexington, Kentucky and Kansas City, Missouri, Albany, New York and and Spokane, Washington, feeding into the Final Four at Columbus, Ohio on March 30, with the national title game on Sunday, April 1. More info: https://www.ncaa.com/womens- final-four/road-to-the- championshipNO. 3: RUNNING: 33rd CITY OF LOS ANGELES MARATHON Details/TV: Sunday, 6:55 a.m., Ch. 5 (coverage begins at 6 a.m.)This is the 10th year of the “Stadium To Sea” course – starting at Dodger Stadium, passing through Chinatown, the Hollywood landmarks, Rodeo Drive and the last six miles of Route 66 to end up at the Santa Monica Pier.The Dodgers’ Justin Turner is the official honorary starter, with his foundation as the official charity. Kenya’s Elisa Barno was the top runner of 18,892 finishers last year in two hours, 11 minutes, 53 seconds. He was the fifth different Kenya runner to win this race over the last six years. More info: www.lamarathon.com.Start times: 6:30 a.m. for wheelchairs, 6:42 a.m. for handcycles, 6:45 for elite women, 6:55 a.m. for elite men and full field.NO. 4: NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP SERIES AUTO CLUB 400 Details/TV: At Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Ch. 11Kyle Larson, the 24-year-old pole-sitter in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy, outlasted Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr., for the 202-lap victory last year – they needed two extra “overtime” spins because of another late caution flag.Truex, the eventual 2017 season champion, was strong at the start but finished fourth overall because, as he admitted afterward, a decision not to pit under the next-to-last caution flag didn’t play out in his favor. “We thought more guys would stay out there,” he said. “It was definitely a disadvantage at the end and just really tight. Holding on for fourth was good for points.” More info: http://www.autoclubspeedway. comAlso this week at Fontana: Fanfest and Hauler parade, Thursday at 4 p.m.; Practices and pole day, Friday starting at 11:35 a.m.; Xfinity Series NXS 300, Saturday at 2 p.m.NO. 5: NBA: LAKERS at WARRIORS Details/TV: At Oracle Arena in Oakland, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Spectrum SportsNet, ESPN NBA: CLIPPERS at ROCKETS Details/TV: At Toyota Center in Houston, Thursday, 5 p.m., Prime TicketThe 51-16 Warriors will have had a couple of days to process back-to-back losses at Portland and Minnesota, which came while Steph Curry stayed back to rest an ankle injury. “I’m very confident in where we’re heading,” said coach Steve Kerr. “But we’re in the middle of a tough stretch.” Two of the Warriors’ three wins over the Lakers so far have gone to OT.Related Articles Del Mar horse racing consensus picks for Sunday, Aug. 16 Meanwhile, the Rockets, who’ve taken over the Western Conference lead in the meantime as the only other NBA team so far beyond the 50-win mark, handed the Clippers a 105-92 loss last month, win No. 14 during their recently ended 17-game victory streak.Also this week for the Lakers: At Staples Center vs. Denver, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., SSN; At Staples Center vs. Miami, Friday, 7:30 p.m., SSN.Also this week for the Clippers: At Chicago, Tuesday, 5 p.m., Prime Ticket; At Oklahoma City, Friday, 5 p.m., Prime Ticket; At Staples Center vs. Portland, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Prime Ticket.NO. 6: TENNIS: WTA/ATP BNP BARIBAS OPEN FINALS Details/TV: At Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Sunday, 11 a.m., ESPNBefore we get to the conclusion, there’s another historic moment here when Serena Williams meets Venus Williams in a third-round match on center court, a place they didn’t get to face off 17 years ago in the semifinals that led to an ugly spectator backlash and a family boycott of the event until 2015.This 29th career meeting (Serena leads, 17-11) will be on ESPNEWS  Monday at 7 p.m., with the 36-year-old Serena unseeded and in her first event since maternity leave and the 37-year-old Venus holding strong with the No. 8 seed.Also this week: Women’s semifinals are Friday at 7 p.m., ESPN2; men’s semifinals are Saturday at 11 a.m., ESPN.NO. 7: NHL: RED WINGS at KINGS Details/TV: At Staples Center, Thursday, 7 p.m., NBCSN NHL: RED WINGS at DUCKS Details/TV: At Honda Center, Friday, 7 p.m., Fox Sports WestThe Kings pummeled Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard in a 4-1 decision at Detroit last Nov. 28 – in typical Kings’ fashion, they trailed 1-0 after the first period. Howard stopped the visiting Ducks, 2-1, on Feb. 13, making 15 saves in the first period. Howard, in his 11th season, ranks 10th all-time in NHL wins by an American-born goalie. He may never catch the Kings’ Jonathan Quick, who is seventh, or the Ducks’ Ryan Miller, who sits third.Also this week for the Kings: At Staples Center vs. Vancouver, Monday at 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports West; At Arizona, Tuesday at 7 p.m., FSW; At Staples Center vs. New Jersey, Saturday at 1 p.m., Fox Sports WestAlso this week for the Ducks: At Honda Center vs. St. Louis, Monday at 7 p.m., Prime Ticket; At Honda Center vs. Vancouver, Wednesday at 7 p.m., Prime Ticket; At Honda Center vs. New Jersey, Sunday at 6 p.m., Fox Sports West.NO. 8: COLLEGE BASEBALL UCLA at CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE Details/TV: At Matador Field in Northridge, Tuesday at 2 p.m. USC at LOYOLA MARYMOUNT Details/TV: At Page Stadium in Westchester, Tuesday at 6 p.m.The Bruins and Trojans make a local trip outside their comfort zones against local Big West rivals prior to their first Pac-12 season openers at home.Also this week for UCLA: At Jackie Robinson Stadium vs. Washington State, Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.Also this week for USC: At Dedeaux Field vs. Utah, Thursday at 6 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 2 p.m., all on Pac-12 NetworkAlso this week for Cal State Northridge: At Ohio State, Friday at 2 p.m., Saturday at noon, Sunday at 10 a.m.Also this week for Cal State Fullerton: At Titan Field vs. Grand Canyon University, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.Also this week for Long Beach State: At Blair Field vs. Washington State, Tuesday, 6 p.m.; At Blair Field vs. Tulane, Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11:30 a.m.Also this week for UC Irvine: At Anteater Ballpark vs. Utah Valley, Friday at 6:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.Also this week for UC Riverside: At Riverside Sports Complex vs. Grand Canyon University, Wednesday at 6 p.m.; At University of Nevada, Friday at 3 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m., Sunday at noon.Also this week for Pepperdine: At Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu vs. New Mexico, Tuesday at 3 p.m.; Starting the West Coast Conference schedule at Gonzaga, Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.Also this week for Loyola Marymount: Starting the West Coast Conference schedule at BYU, Thursday and Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at noon.NO. 9: MLB EXHIBITION BASEBALL DODGERS at WHITE SOX Details/TV: At Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., Saturday, 1 p.m., SportsNetLA ROCKIES at ANGELS Details/TV: At Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., Friday at 1:10 p.m., Fox Sports WestDid you know: The Angels’ Tempe Diablo Stadium was first opened in 1968 as spring training home for the Seattle Pilots in 1969, before their one and only season of existence in 1969. But the Pilots actually had two spring seasons in Tempe. The team went bankrupt and was in the process of being sold to Bud Selig in the spring of 1970. The sale wasn’t approved officially until April 1, six days before the start of the regular season. As players awaited their fate in Tempe, the team’s equipment was sitting in Provo, Utah with drivers waited to be told whether to take it to Seattle or Milwaukee. They ended up going to Wisconsin in a rush, and the players wore altered versions of their old Pilots uniforms. You can look it up.More schedule information: www.dodgers.com and www.angelsbaseball.com Dodgers edge Angels in 10th to take first two in Freeway Series AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersTrue enough, it’ll take most Bruins and Titans followers about 68 extra seconds to find that do-we-have-it truTV channel on your TV menu, even if you’re culturally affected by “The Carbonaro Effect” or believe “Impractical Jokers” adds to the enrichment of humanity.That said, the lack of the Pac-12 Effect on this tournament is painfully evident – regular-season and tournament champion Arizona (27-7), a surprisingly low No. 4 seed in the South Region, is the only one from the league that could be alive when the big-boy field of 64 starts on Thursday and Friday?What’s wrong with that reality series?UCLA (21-11) must go through Dayton, Ohio, on Tuesday to be allowed to advance as a No. 11 in the East Region against No. 6 seed Florida on Thursday in Dallas (again, truTV, approx.. 7 p.m.).Thanks? NO. 10: GOLF: PGA TOUR ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL Details/TV: At Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Fla., Thursday-Sunday, Golf Channel, Channel 4The Tiger Woods Red Shirt Sundays are back. He has committed to this one coming off the tied-for-second, one-stroke loss last week at the Valspar Championship. If Woods prevails this one, things will get even redder – this event began a tradition last year by giving winner Marc Leishman a red cardigan sweater in Arnold Palmer’s honor. Ranking the top 10 sports events March 12-18 you won’t want to miss:NO. 1: COLLEGE BASKETBALL NCAA MEN’S TOURNAMENTFIRST FOUR: UCLA vs ST. BONAVENTURE Details/TV: At University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio, Tuesday at approx., 6:10 p.m., truTVFIRST ROUND: CAL STATE FULLERTON vs PURDUE Details/TV: At Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Friday at 9:40 a.m., truTV Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

first_imgThe big Five Europe leagues they will close the winter signing period today with a top spending to the 700 million of euros, which is a 20% more that last season and the second historical figure after the 2017-2018 season. On the last day — the so-called deadline day– some are not discarded last operations renowned and with important sums on the table. The most popular movements may be those of Giroud, that leaves Chelsea for Lazio, or Emre Can, who will play in the Dortmund after leaving Juventus.Yesterday it was learned that Piatek passes from Milan to Hertha from Berlin. The big clubs of the Premier they have left some of their duties for the end, such as the late hiring of Bruno Fernandes by United in exchange for 55 million or Bergwijn to the Tottenham by 30. That is undoubtedly inflating the final expense of the Continent.But great animator of the market has been the italian soccer. In the absence of a day for closing, the Calcium had spent 164 million in signings, well above the average of recent years. The 48 that Naples has spent on Lobotka, Rrahmani Y Demme; the 35 of Juventus by Kulusevski; or Inter 20 by Eriksen They have triggered an expense that has affected Europe’s global. Today we will know how much.The Hertha, agitator surpriseThe european club that aims to spend more money In this winter market he doesn’t even play in the Champions League. Its about Hertha from Berlin. The arrival of an investor in November to acquire 49.9% of the shares has meant a economic injection which has translated into signings. Hertha has signed a Ascacibar for 10 million and to Toussart by 20, in addition to the 27 that represent the arrival of Piatek. That is, a total of 57 million To all this we must add the arrival of Klinsmann as a new team technician. The market situation in the other major European leaguesFrance. Cavani was the key to everything. Close at 00:00 The PSG handled some alternatives in case finally Cavani He ended up abandoning Parisian discipline, although it seems complicated. Everything else is in a background. The Monaco announced the hiring of Mock, from Strasbourg, and from Tchouameni, from Bordeaux, which will be new reinforcements for Robert Moreno. Harisson Marcelin, 19-year-old defense of the Auxerre, can still arrive. For its part, the Rennes signed Nzonzi and he wants Wanyama from Tottenham, in case he leaves London. Soumaoro, of Lille, is near the Genoa. The one that won’t move is Marseille, which will shoot until the end of the season with what it had so far.GERMANY. Bayern falls short. Close at 18:00. The Hertha from Berlin pays 27 million euros for Piatek, the Polish striker of Milan and one of the most sought after in this winter market. The whole capital has been the great stirrer in the last days of market in the Bundesliga after signing Toussart (Lyon) as well. The Dortmund It will also have activity almost to the end. The march of Paco Alcacer Villarreal is not his last move. The arrival of Emre Can from Juventus allows to reinforce his center of the field. The Bayern, While, tied to Odriozola but he falls short again in his signing offensive. The current champion trusts everything to the next summer window.ITALY. Lazio ties Giroud. Close at 20:00. After the arrivals of Eriksen, Moses and Young, Inter closes the discharge chapter. Juventus will not move, except the march of Emre Can al Dortmund. The rest of the teams do have plans planned for the last day. Piatek leaves Milan and will be a Hertha player. The set rossonero is interested in the Uruguayan side Viña, from Nacional, and in the Belgian Saelemaekers. The Rome closed to Carles Pérez and Gonzalo Villar. The big bomb can be the arrival of Giroud to Lazio. For its part, the only doubt in Naples is whether Martens stays, which interests Chelsea. Atalanta achieved the transfer of Bellanova (Bordeaux) and wants Tazeme (Nice).ENGLAND. United and Spurs, for a ‘9’. Close at 00:00. The great teams of the Premier keep the doors open. Liverpool have signed Minamino and it doesn’t seem like it will be reinforced on the last day. Yes, Shaqiri can leave. The City, meanwhile, is looking for power stations. A final attempt is not ruled out by Skriniar, from Inter. The Arsenal He also wants a defense, in addition to the already hired Pablo Marí. Cedric Soares sounds. The United is trying to reinforce the front and the Venezuelan Solomon Rondón It would be the alternative. The Chelsea He has failed in his attempts to sign and, even so, he can part with Giroud. Tottenham yielded to Rose to Newcastle and he wants a nine for Kane.last_img read more

first_imgTen-man JPV Marikina fought back from two goals down to hold Ceres-Negros to a 2-2 draw on a rainy Wednesday night in the Philippines Football League at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City.ADVERTISEMENT P8.2 M shabu may be linked to PNP’s ‘biggest 2019 drug haul’ PLAY LIST 02:25P8.2 M shabu may be linked to PNP’s ‘biggest 2019 drug haul’00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Malaysia pads lead over PH Seniors to 3 Fernando Rodriguez scored twice in the first half, after JPV defender PJ Fadrigalan was sent off, but goals from Takumi Uesato and Takashi Odawara ensured the visitors came away with a precious point.With the draw, Ceres raised its tally to 39 points, six off FC Meralco Manila and two behind Kaya FC Makati. But the Busmen have played only 18 games so far this season, four less than the Sparks, which means they are still on track of finishing in top spot heading into the Finals Series.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe result puts JPV at fifth with 28 points, nine behind Global Cebu, which currently holds the last berth in the four-team Finals Series.Rodriguez scored from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute, before doubling the lead with a close-range finish after JPV defender Camelo Tacusalme’s weak pass was intercepted by Bienvenido Maranon. But JPV battled back with Uesato finishing off a flowing move in the 73rd minute to slice the deficit. Odawara equalized seven minutes from time by converting a penalty.Over at the Quirino Stadium in Vigan, Australian striker Harrison Sawyer delivered a hat trick as the Davao Aguilas notched a second straight victory at the expense of Ilocos United, 4-2.Phil Younghusband was also on the scoresheet for the Aguilas, who are still in seventh spot with 14 points from 20 matches.ADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ LATEST STORIES Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

first_img0Shares0000Nantes’ defender Diego Carlos (C) receives a red card on January 14, 2018 © AFP / LOIC VENANCEPARIS, France, Jan 14 – Angel Di Maria scored the only goal as Paris Saint-Germain claimed a controversial 1-0 Ligue 1 win at Nantes on Sunday that was marred by a bizarre late sending off.There was drama in added time as Nantes centre-back Diego Carlos was sent off by Tony Chapron for appearing to accidentally trip up the referee, with the official responding by kicking out at the Brazilian and brandishing a second yellow card. Players told French television after the game that Chapron claimed he had slipped and not kicked Carlos on purpose, despite clear video evidence to the contrary.Di Maria poked in a 12th-minute opener for the visitors, before producing a glaring miss later in the first half.Emiliano Sala thought he had headed in an equaliser for Nantes, but was incorrectly denied by the linesman’s flag.Unai Emery’s visitors took full advantage of their good fortune, and draws for Monaco and Lyon earlier in the weekend, to move 11 points clear at the top of the table.“It was different to lots of (our) matches,” said Emery.“This was a difficult team that put a lot of pressure on us. It’s true that in the second half they pushed more… But I think the win is deserved.”Paris Saint-Germain’s forward Angel Di Maria poked in a 12th-minute opener for the visitors © AFP / DAMIEN MEYERClaudio Ranieri’s Nantes stay fifth, eight points adrift of fourth-placed Marseille.“We did not even score the goal to get a draw, but here there is no video, like in Italy,” bemoaned Ranieri.“Sala comes from behind and the goal was valid. But that’s football.”World-record signing Neymar missed out for PSG with a rib problem but Edinson Cavani returned from injury, looking for the two goals he needed to break Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s club goalscoring record.Argentinian international Di Maria took advantage of Neymar’s absence as he gave PSG the lead with his seventh goal of the season.The front three were all involved as Cavani played a pass into Kylian Mbappe, and the teenager let the ball run for Di Maria to divert past Nantes goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu.Di Maria should have doubled the advantage before half-time, but after meeting Adrien Rabiot’s pass six yards out with an open goal to aim at, he contrived to hit the crossbar.Nantes continued to plug away and came close to a leveller early in the second period, but Sala was denied by a sprawling Alphonse Areola after latching onto a slack Layvin Kurzawa backpass.– Sala effort ruled out –Lyon’s forward Nabil Fekir (R) jumps for the ball in front of Angers’ defender Vincent Manceau on January 14, 2018 © AFP / ROMAIN LAFABREGUEPSG almost took full advantage as Mbappe led a rapid breakaway, with Di Maria again the guilty party as he sliced horribly wide from the winger’s cutback.Ranieri’s Canaries continued to trouble the runaway league leaders and Argentinian striker Sala glanced home a header from a free-kick, only to be flagged offside despite clearly being behind the last defender when the ball was played.The barely believable sending off in injury-time summed up a bitterly disappointing day for Nantes, with Chapron definitely the villain in the eyes of the home fans.Earlier on Sunday, Lyon failed to take second spot after being held to a 1-1 home draw by Angers, despite a goal from Nabil Fekir.Monaco’s goalless draw at Montpellier on Saturday handed Lyon the chance to leapfrog the principality club.Karl Toko Ekambi gave the lowly visitors a shock 14-minute lead from the penalty spot, but the in-form Fekir dragged the hosts level shortly after half-time with his 14th league goal of the season.Bruno Genesio’s men remain third, behind reigning champions Monaco on goal difference.“We’re very disappointed, we had a bad start to the match and a difficult first half,” said Fekir.Saint-Etienne ended a 10-match winless streak with a 2-0 win over Toulouse thanks to goals from Robert Beric and Assane Diousse.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

first_img0Shares0000Harambee Stars legend Dennis Oliech with Gor Mahia head coach Hassan Oktay after his first training session at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on December 28, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28 – Gor Mahia head coach Hassan Oktay has tipped striker Dennis Oliech to be part of Kenya’s squad to June’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON), saying he is experienced and a good role model to the upcoming players.Oliech, whose goal took Kenya to its last Cup of Nations in 2004, has been away from the Gor team over the last two games over a pay row, but returned in Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Tusker FC in Machakos. Oktay says he was pleased to have the experienced forward back and hopes the circumstances that led to his absence will not arise again.“He is one of my best players and I am happy to have him back. I care about my players; sometimes they can lose track, doesn’t matter. It is my job to fix my players and help them improve. Dennis is a great footballer, a great professional with a lot of positive attitude and I wish to see him at AFCON,” the tactician stated.Oliech was not part of head coach Sebastien Migne’s first preliminary training squad, though the French tactician said there was still space for him if he proves his worth on the pitch.The talisman who has scored four times for Gor since he stepped out of retirement to join them was slowed down by a hamstring injury, but has managed to shake it away and return to action.Dennis Oliech in action against Posta Rangers at the Kasarani Stadium on January 9, 2019. PHOTO/Raymond MakhayaHe came on as a second half substitute in the win over Tusker yesterday and had a late chance to cap it off with a goal but he blasted his chance over.Meanwhile, the tactician has lavished his players with praise after their victory over Tusker Despite playing for almost three quarters of the game with 10 men following Boniface Oluoch’s red card.He added he was impressed with the squad especially because he made only one change from the team that played in the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday.“We knew it was going to be a very tough game and I didn’t want to risk and rotate the team very much. With 10 men, tired legs from the Confederations Cup game, mentally and physically exhausted, we played a tough team which is also gunning for the title and winning like this, I am proud of the boys. Tremendous performance; excellent,”He added; “We missed lots of chances, the game should be 4-0 or 5-0.”Gor Mahia had light training on Thursday morning ahead of their trip to Algeria on Friday where they are scheduled to play NA Hussein Dey in the return leg of their CAF Confederations Cup.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

first_imgLeicester lock Sebastian De Chaves has signed for the Tigers’ Aviva Premiership rivals London Irish.Premiership strugglers Irish have confirmed a two-year deal for the South African, who joined Leicester from French club Mont de Marsan in 2013.Irish’s head of rugby operations Glenn Delaney said: “We are delighted to have acquired a player of Sebastian’s calibre, and we look forward to welcoming him to the club.“He will be a real asset to our forward pack as we continue to strengthen our squad for next season.”Irish are currently four points adrift at the Premiership basement with just four games left. Sebastian De Chaves in action for Leicester Tigers 1last_img read more

first_imgLANCASTER – With nearly 56,000 Antelope Valley residents – 17 percent of the population – uninsured for health care, the effect on local resources will be addressed at a free communitywide forum. To be held Wednesday at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale, the forum will also commemorate Care-A-Van mobile clinics’ 10th anniversary of bringing services to local low-income and uninsured adults and children as a health-care safety net. Television personality Mitchell Chase will introduce the evening’s featured speakers: Deborah Rice, California commissioner on health care work-force policy; Gloria Rodriguez, chief executive officer of the Community Clinics Association of Los Angeles County; and Dr. Benjamin Paz, medical director of City of Hope Breast Center. Panelists will outline the impact of the lack of insurance on area residents, hospitals and medical services, discuss unmet needs and forecast the future of health care in the Antelope Valley. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant As a highlight of the forum, Diane Grooms, regional vice president of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, will present the first Rae Yoshida Care-A-Van Caring Spirit Award in memory of Care-A-Van’s founder. Care-A-Van will sponsor the forum as a public-education service. Forum supporters include Lancaster Community Hospital, Antelope Valley Hospital and High Desert Medical Group. Now a program of the Partners in Care Foundation, Care-A-Van was founded by the Visiting Nurse Association of Los Angeles in partnership with United Way 10 years ago. For the past eight years, Partners in Care has covered Care-A-Van’s annual shortfall to maintain services by securing grants and conducting fund-raising efforts. The forum, free and open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Chimbole Cultural Center, Manzanita Ballroom, 38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale. A light dinner will be served. Reservations are advised and can be made by calling (661) 942-2391. last_img read more

first_imgHarry Redknapp has told talkSPORT he is ready to stay on as Birmingham City manager – so long as the club’s owners match his ambitions.The 70-year-old guided the Blues to two wins from three games in his interim spell in charge to secure their Championship status.Speaking to Ian Abrahams for Monday night’s Sky Bet EFL Review Show on talkSPORT 2, Redknapp said: “I met the owners last night for the first time and they are lovely people. We got on really well. I’m going to have another chat with them and see where we go. “I’ve enjoyed it. It keeps me younger being out on the training ground every day, being around footballers. The lows are low for sure but the highs are great and I love it. “There is every chance [I will stay].“I will see where they are looking to take the club. It is a tough division. It is full of big clubs now, it is such a difficult league and unless you are going to have a go, it is going to be a difficult year.”Listen to talkSPORT’s interview with Harry Redknapp IN FULL above!last_img read more

first_imgBRUCKLESS/DUNKINEELY NOTESINDOOR CARBOOT SALE BRUCKLESSDunkineely Community Ltd will be having an Indoor Car-boot Sale in Bruckless Community Centre on SATURDAY 29TH MARCH, 10AM – 2PM, so if you are interested in holding a stall, cost €10, why not come along on the day or contact the DCL for more info 074 9737052. And for all those bargain hunters out there why not come along and see what you can find!!!!! DUNKINEELY IN BLOOM 2014Dunkineely Community Ltd are hoping to run a Dunkineely in Bloom competition in 2014, to brighten up the town and surrounding areas. We are looking for volunteers!!!!Would you like to be involved, or be part of the organising, any help would be great. Please get in touch with DCL office 0749737052.KNIT AND NATTERA knitting/ crochet/ stitching group will continue Thursday 20th March 10.30am in Dunkineely Stables, where absolute beginners can learn from experienced old hands as everyone brings their own projects or chooses to knit a scarf or crochet a hat or stitch a bag for Team Hope Shoebox Appeal or some other charity. Please contact Vanessa Purdy in the DCL Office for more details on 074 9737052.DUNKINEELY J-CLUBMeets Saturday 22nd March 6.30pm-8pm, in Dunkineely Methodist Hall for all of National School age. Games, videos, Bible stories, craft and fun – all in National School are welcome – Cost €2 per sessionSTABLES YOUTH Meets Saturday 22nd March at 8.00pm. Come play Basketball/Soccer/X-Box or just chill with your friends. All in secondary school are welcome. Cost €2. Dunkineely Methodist Hall & Stables.DCL WALKING GROUPDCL walking group meets Tuesday morning, 25th March at 10am from the DCL office. Whether you would like to wander or speed walk for around an hour, it’s up to you and there will be a cup of tea afterwards…. Contact DCL office for more info on: 074 9737052DCL OFFICE Come into the office weekday mornings and use the internet (20c per half hour) or print documents (20c per page) or borrow books from DCL Library 20c per book. Contact [email protected] or call 074 9737052.DD LOCAL – DUNKINEELY TO LOOK ‘BLOOMING’ GREAT IN 2014 was last modified: March 14th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BriucklessdonegalDunkineelyNoteslast_img read more

first_imgColm McFadden in action at O’Donnell Park: Picture by BrianMcDaid/Cristeph GalleryIT may be Division Two football Donegal are playing this year, but it’s very good football – and manager Jim McGuinness is very happy after three wins on the bounce.Taking on Ulster Champions Monaghan, even at home at O’Donnell Park, was never going to be easy.But Donegal coped with everything the Farney men threw at them. And that was very pleasing for McGuinness.“From our own point of view it’s good to get up and running at home,” he said.“We had two good away matches where the performance levels were of similar quality to today. So that’s three good performances back-to-back for us now.“We played nice expansive football at times against Monaghan, with some really good support play. Overall the attitude was excellent and we now have six points on the board.” The Glenties man says expanding his squad and mixing youth with experience is helping the side reap rich rewards.“Every team in the country is on a mission in terms of goals and objectives for the season. We’re no different,” he said.“We’re a team that’s benefiting from having a lot of senior players who are still central to the team. We have them back in the fold and the added advantage of having new guys like Odhran MacNiallais and Darach O’Connor coming in is a boost.“Dermot Molloy’s form has been really good. Patrick (McBrearty) after his injuries is getting 20 minutes in matches and he’s making an impact every day he’s comes on.“Our overall objective is try and get the lads who had the major injuries last year up to the level required by the end of the League, while also giving youth an opportunity to play in the team. “Those two things have been going quite well in the three games and that’s good.”SO FAR, SO GOOD – McGUINNESS HAPPY WITH LEAGUE PROGRESS was last modified: March 2nd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalGAAJim McGuinnessMonaghanNational Leaguelast_img read more

first_imgBuncrana woman Bernie Duffy has organised a novel fundraiser in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin – a farmer’s auction, at a pub!The fundraiser will go ahead at the Halfway House in Burnfoot next Saturday, with farm animals being auctioned off and displayed on the night.There will also be a few special items up for grabs that will not only interest the farmers. Bernie has gotten her whole family involved, with dad Liam, brothers Christopher and John, and nephew Blake helping her to come up with the brilliant idea to raise funds for the children’s hospital. Her uncle Francis Duffy from Lisfannon will also be the auctioneer on the night.“There will be spot prizes for the ladies and there will also be a raffle on the night with some great prizes to be won,” Bernie tells Donegal Daily.Fahan woman Bernie says that as she attended the hospital as a baby, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital has always been a place that’s close to her heart, and wanted to give back by fundraising to help other children in need.“I have raised for this hospital throughout the years as I have great things to say about this hospital and the work they do,” she explained.” Bernie would like to thank everyone who has supported the event, especially businesses that have donated items and farmers who have donated farm animals.“I would like to mention the businesses throughout Donegal and overseas that have donated items for the auction and the raffle, and to the local farmers who have donated farm animals to the auction. I am so grateful to them and their support, without them this event would not be taking place, and to my family and friends who are being so supportive and helping out with this event and all the hard work that is going into organizing it this week.“This is going to be a great night with lots of laughs for women and men, it’s something different as well!”Music on the night will be provided by High Heels.‘Ewe’ are all invited to join Bernie on Saturday the 3rd of February at 9pm at the Halfway House, Burnfoot for this unmissable night.  Bernie’s ‘woolly’ wonderful fundraiser for children’s hospital was last modified: January 28th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:bernie duffybuncranaBurnfootfarmer’s auctionfundraiserHALFWAY HOUSElast_img read more

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ohio landowners could avoid soaring property tax increases in the future as both the House and Senate introduced bills that make changes to the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) formula that would result in more accurate valuations for landowners.Rep. Brian Hill, R-Zanesville, is the sponsor of House Bill 398, and Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, is the sponsor of Senate Bill 246.“We appreciate Representative Hill’s and Senator Hite’s leadership in sponsoring these bills, which will improve the accuracy of the CAUV formula and mitigate the size of tax increases,” said John C. (Jack) Fisher, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President.Ohio Farm Bureau has done an extensive study of the CAUV program and identified adjustments to the formula that would provide fairness and accuracy while protecting the integrity of the program. Because no administrative action has been taken on its proposed CAUV changes, Ohio Farm Bureau began pursuing legislative changes.Both bills would enact Ohio Farm Bureau’s suggested CAUV changes. The organization is challenging two inaccurate assumptions in the CAUV formula’s capitalization rate: that land is a short-term investment and that it becomes more valuable as its mortgage is paid down.The two bills would prohibit certain non-agricultural factors from being used in the CAUV formula and remove disincentives for farmers to engage in certain conservation practices. The current CAUV formula assumes land is held for only five years when in reality farmland is typically held for decades and across multiple generations. Currently, there are non-use factors in the formula that inflate farmland value by assuming land appreciates and landowners achieve equity buildup at predetermined rates. But these have nothing to do with the agricultural use of the land. In both bills, the use of equity buildup and appreciation factors would be prohibited.Also in the bills are stipulations that CAUV land used for a conservation practice or enrolled in a federal land retirement or conservation program for at least three years be valued at the lowest of the values assigned on the basis of soil type. This requirement would encourage practices that protect the environment and water quality. Currently, farmers are discouraged from idling land because it is taxed as though it is producing crops. Farm Bureau believes taxing conservation lands at the CAUV minimum value is appropriate because conservation lands are non-producing.This is Ohio Farm Bureau’s second set of recommended changes to the CAUV program. The Ohio Department of Taxation enacted Ohio Farm Bureau’s first round of suggested changes: to more closely tie tax values to current economic conditions in agriculture; include more recent data on crop mix, prices, yields and production costs; and better represent the true value of woodlands compared to cropland. Those changes affect taxes paid in 2016 for counties going through a reassessment this year.last_img read more

first_img SharePrint RelatedNaGeira’s Treasure – GC6EDE – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – November 22, 2012November 21, 2012In “Geocaching with Kids”Flood Tested – Geocacher Approved: Lost Cache Found Years Later 30 Miles DownstreamNovember 7, 2013In “Community”It’s Bigger on the Inside! — Who?: Regeneration (GC5ZFGA) — Geocache of the WeekJanuary 7, 2016In “Community” A view of “Afkule”A remote geocache perches along the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It’s hidden on the coast of Turkey.But finding “Afkule Monastery” (GC1RM77) does more than reward cachers with a smiley; it transports  treasure-hunting adventurers a thousand years in the past.The cache is located among the isolated ruins of a monastery. The buildings, including structures carved into the rock face, date back to the 11th century.The difficulty 2, terrain 3 traditional cache was hidden by barmbek in 2009.Cache and log from “Afkule Monastery”Geocacher Schlauchen logged the cache last year. She emailed Geocaching.com to suggest “Afkule Monastery” as the Geocache of the Week. She says the cache rates as her favorite find in 2011. She writes, “You climb down a very steep hill and all of a sudden you’re out of the forest and have a breathtaking view of the old monastery and the sea, which is really as blue as it’s shown in the cache listing.” She says another element adds to the allure of this cache, “Of course there’s also the famous ‘usual muggle tourists don’t come here’ feeling.”View near cache locationView near the cache locationJust over 50 people have logged smileys on the cache, averaging about two finds a month. It’s received 12 Favorites Points.Continue to explore some of the most engaging geocaches around the globe. Check out all the Geocaches of the Week on the Latitude 47 blog or view the Bookmark List on Geocaching.com.If you’ d like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, send an email with your name, comments, the name of the geocache, and the GC code to [email protected] with your Friends:Morelast_img read more

first_imgIs Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening BREAKING: Corrections officer shot dead in front of Bilibid Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Rhea Dimaculangan shares glory of MVP plum with Petron teammates This will be the first trilogy in ONE Championship history and the fateful match is set on January 25 at Mall of Asia Arena in the ONE: Hero’s Ascent card.The two first faced each other on Sept. 12, 2014 with Moraes (17-3) taking the victory 3:54 into the second via guillotine choke to become the inaugural ONE World flyweight champion.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefEustaquio (11-6), though, got retribution on June 23 in the Pinnacle of Power card.The Team Lakay veteran went into the fight as the interim champion but left the ring at City of Dreams in Macau as the undisputed champion after taking the split decision win. LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue ONE Flyweight Champion Adriano Moraes and ONE Interim Flyweight Champion Geje Eustaquio face off. Photo from ONE Championship.MANILA, Philippines—It’s officially a trilogy.Geje Eustaquio and Adriano Moraes are set to break their 1-1 tie and on the line is the Filipino’s ONE World flyweight title.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion View commentslast_img read more

first_imgArsenal manager Emery: A mark for my English…?by Paul Vegas25 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal manager Unai Emery rates his English at “six out of ten”.Teenage winger Bukayo Saka revealed he gets Gunners coach Freddie Ljungberg to translate some of Emery’s instructions for him because he can’t yet understand the Arsenal manager’s English. Emery said, “I have done videos with English players, Spanish players, French players, German players.“Now my English is, from one to 10, maybe a six. But at six, I think the players can understand me. If not, some help is good.“Last year, on my first day (in the job), I spoke to them very bad, more bad than today. But I have spoken English and now it’s the same, but I think better.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

first_imgPremier Darrell Dexter will nominate Charlie Parker as the Speaker of the House of Assembly. Members of the Legislative Assembly will vote on the nomination Thursday, June 25, during a special sitting. Mr. Parker was first elected to the legislature in 1998 and was re-elected in 2003, and 2009. He served 10 years as a municipal councillor in Pictou County. He has worked in real estate sales, owned and operated a garden centre business for a number of years, and taught at the junior high and elementary school levels. He lives with his wife Marilyn in Loch Broom, Pictou Co. and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. The Speaker of the House presides over the Legislative Assembly, maintaining order, and regulating debate in accordance with the House rules and practices. The Speaker decides questions of order, rules on questions, ensures that all viewpoints are heard, protects the rights of all members and casts the deciding vote in the event of a tie. -30-last_img read more

first_imgNEW WORK HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Joseph Howe Drive Overpass Repairs are being made on the Joseph Howe Drive overpass on Highway 102, Exit 0 until Monday, Jan. 6. Travel lanes are shifted to accommodate rush hour traffic. Drivers should reduce speed to 45 km/h and drive with extra caution in the area or use an alternate route. CONTINUING WORK QUEENS COUNTY: Milton Bridge The approaches to the Milton Bridge on Highway 8 have alternating lane closures during drilling work until Sunday, Dec. 29. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge The Melford Brook Bridge, on Route 344 at Middle Melford, is closed. A two-lane detour bridge is in place until a permanent bridge is built. The speed limit is reduced to 60 km/h and warning signs are in place. COLCHESTER/HANTS COUNTIES: Highway 102, Shubenacadie River Construction is taking place on Highway 102 at the bridges over Shubenacadie River until September 2015. Traffic is normally two lanes in both directions, however drivers are urged to travel with extra caution in the area. DIGBY COUNTY: Acacia Valley Bridge The Acacia Valley Bridge is now open. CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Sydney River Bridge The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is closed for replacement. While the bridge is closed, the province is providing a free shuttle bus service between Coxheath Arena (305 Keltic Dr.) and Walmart (65 Keltic Dr.). A detour route for drivers has also been marked. The shuttle bus schedule is available at http://novascotia.ca/tran/highways/srb.asp . HANTS COUNTY: Shubenacadie, Bridge Trunk 2 Shubenacadie Bridge on Highway 2 is reduced to one lane until Tuesday, Dec. 31. The speed limit is reduced to 50 km/h in the construction area. HANTS COUNTY: Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook Bridges The Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook bridges, on Route 202 in West Gore, have a 24-tonne weight restriction until further notice. LUNENBURG COUNTY: Meisner Bridge Meisner Bridge on Highway 10, near Cherryfield, has alternating lane closures for repairs until Monday, Dec. 23. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge Crowdis Bridge is closed until further notice for repairs. A detour is available via Crowdis Cross Road, West Big Interval Road and Hatchery Road. RICHMOND COUNTY: Cape Auguet Road Traffic on Cape Auguet Road, from the intersection of Lower Road south for about five kilometres, is reduced to one lane for repaving and other improvements. The work is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 31. Drivers should travel with caution and obey signs and workers in the area. -30- INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road The Hayes River Bridge on West Lake Ainslie Road has a 15-tonne weight restriction. RICHMOND COUNTY: Highway 4 Traffic on Highway 4, from west of Campbells Bridge, west for about five kilometres to Hay Cove Bridge, is reduced to one lane for repaving and the replacement of the Hay Cove bridge. Work is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 31. Drivers should travel with caution and obey signs and workers in the area.last_img read more

first_imgOTTAWA — Canada’s health program for refugees and asylum seekers is getting a $283 million boost over the next two years.Immigration officials say the funding increase — contained in last week’s federal budget —  is needed because more people are making refugee claims.The number of asylum claims in Canada more than doubled over the last two years with 55,000 people making refugee claims in 2018.The refugee health program provides health care coverage for claimants while their applications are being reviewed but some reports suggest there is confusion among health care providers about how the program works.Early findings of a study being conducted by law professors at the University of Ottawa have found some refugees are being turned away by health care providers who are under the mistaken assumption they do not qualify for health coverage.Lead researcher Y.Y. Brandon Chen says health practitioners aren’t fully aware that previous cuts to the program were reversed and are also often frustrated by the red tape involved in getting reimbursed for refugee health costs. The Canadian Presslast_img read more

first_imgAPTN National NewsVANCOUVER–The RCMP is expected to announce a major development in the ongoing investigation into the death and disappearance of women along the infamous Highway of Tears.Investigators with Project E-PANA plan to hold a press conference on Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. local time.The RCMP will also be holding news conferences in Kamloops and Prince George, B.C., on Wednesday.At least 18 women, the majority of them First Nation, have gone missing or been found murdered along the Highway of Tears, or Hwy 16, which is a desolate stretch of road running between Prince George and Prince Rupert,B.C. The cases, which date back to 1969, have, for the most part, remained unsolved.The RCMP said in a release that a call for help will be issued to B.C. residents, Canadians and U.S. residents.CBC News reported late Monday that one of the killings has been linked to a U.S. man who died in prison in 2006. CBC reported that police used DNA to link the 1974 killing of Colleen MacMillen, 16, to Oregon man Bobby Jack Fowler.last_img read more

first_imgNEW DELHI — Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India’s government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years.The company said in a report released Friday that it received 16,580 data requests from the government in the January-June period as compared to 22,024 requests in all of 2017 and 13,613 in 2016.Facebook said it provided data to the government in 53 per cent of the cases.It did not say what kind of data was being sought. The Indian Express newspaper said the data usually related to law enforcement.Facebook is grappling with challenges ranging from fake news to its role in elections interference, hate speech and incitement to violence in the United States, Myanmar, India and elsewhere.The Associated Presslast_img read more

In its annual report to the General Assembly, the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) states that more than half of the 541 recommendations it made during 2003-04 have either been implemented or are already in progress.The recommendations called for $16.4 million of savings and recoveries, but OIOS says an extra $10.2 million was actually saved when some recommendations from previous years were finally implemented. Since it began work in 1994, OIOS has identified an average of $31 million in savings every year.Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services Dileep Nair, who completes his five-year term in April next year, says in the report that OIOS can and should have more independence from the UN, especially in managing its finances and its staff.”Operationally, this will remove any potential for a conflict of interest, given that OIOS has to go through departments that it has oversight of,” he states.The report highlights the 153 audits conducted by OIOS, including reviews of peacekeeping operations, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and procurement and programme management.It also states that it is auditing field security procedures at 14 peacekeeping missions and six political and peace-building missions.During the year, OIOS identified and reviewed several examples of fraud, mismanagement or poor financial or administrative planning across the UN system.In one case, a security officer with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) defrauded the UN of $130,000 by submitting fraudulent claims for education grants. The ICTR is now implementing the Office’s recommendations in the matter.In another example, the honorary representative of a field office with UNHCR was found to have abused his position for many years to organize the buying and re-selling, at profit, of international driver licences. That representative’s contract has not been renewed. read more

Yesterday’s New York marathon victor, Paul Tergat of Kenya, is not only the world’s fastest man over 26 miles, but an Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who credits his successful athletic career to the food he received from the agency as a child. “Few people are better qualified to explain how food aid can transform the life of a child,” WFP Executive Director James Morris said in congratulating him on yesterday’s victory. “He exemplifies how just a small amount of help – such as one school meal a day – can make such an incredible difference. We are very grateful to Paul for his tremendous work and commitment as a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger,” he added.Mr. Tergat, who ran himself into the record books in Berlin in 2003 by becoming the first man to run the Marathon in less than two hours four minutes, slicing a remarkable 43 seconds off the previous best for the 26-mile race, struggled to make the three-mile trek to school as an eight-year-old child growing up in the drought- and poverty-ridden Baringo district of Kenya’s Rift Valley.But his life changed in 1977, when WFP started distributing free school lunches at his Riwo Primary School. “Without food, it was very difficult to walk to school, let alone concentrate on our studies. WFP’s lunches made it easier for us to make the most of our education,” Mr. Tergat said on being appointed a WFP Ambassador in January 2004. “A full meal was also the perfect incentive to keep us in the classroom.” WFP school meals cost just $0.19 a day or $34 a year. Research shows that school feeding dramatically increases school attendance and boosts performance in the classroom.Mr. Morris recently announced that the number of hungry people the agency is trying to feed this year in sub-Saharan Africa had climbed to 43 million – an all-time high and double the number from a decade ago. read more

Lakhdar Brahimi briefed journalists at the Palais des Nations after a third day of talks with him acting as a buffer between representatives of the Syrian Government and opposition groups.“In the morning we discussed a paper presented by the Government, general principles, most of those principles are already in the Geneva Declaration,” he said. “And tomorrow we are going to talk about the Geneva Declaration itself and see if we can start debate.”The discussions focused this weekend on getting an aid convoy into Homs, and on allowing civilians to leave the besieged city, cut off from supplies. The idea is that if agreement can be reached on humanitarian issues, it could bring the parties together to work through the political challenges.The Syrian Government has agreed to allow women and children to exit “immediately”, but has asked for a list of the men’s names before letting the rest of the civilians pass.“I think the Government is willing to make it happen, but it’s not easy because there are snipers and there are all sorts of problems,” Mr. Brahimi said.On the food convoy, a topic that was to be discussed today in Syria by the Homs Governor, his advisors and the Government in Damascus, “there is no decision yet to let them in.”“So I am still begging, asking, that we, something be done about these areas, whether these areas are under siege by the Government or by the armed groups,” Mr. Brahimi stressed.Of the more than 9.3 million people within the country needing humanitarian aid, over 2.5 million live in areas where access is seriously constrained or non-existent, such as Homs.In addition, well over 100,000 people have been killed and nearly 9 million others driven from their homes since the conflict erupted in March 2011 between the Government and various groups seeking the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad.“My expectation from this conference is that the unjust war will stop. But I know this is not going to happen today or tomorrow or next week,” Mr. Brahimi told journalists, adding that despite a lack of progress, there is “will to continue these discussions.”The goal of the conference is to achieve a political solution to the three-year-long conflict through a comprehensive agreement between the two sides for the full implementation of the Geneva communiqué, adopted after the first international meeting on the issue on 30 June 2012, and since endorsed by the UN Security Council.The communiqué lays out key steps in a process to end the violence. Among others, it calls for the establishment of a transitional governing body, with full executive powers and made up by members of the present Government and the opposition and other groups, as part of agreed principles and guidelines for a Syrian-led political transition.Mr. Brahimi, who has briefed journalists daily since the latest round of the talks started, also called on the two sides to be “a bit careful” with statement made to the media.“I have told them this afternoon that there was need to be responsible and respect, if possible, the confidentiality of the discussions,” the joint envoy said. “If you don’t respect the confidentiality at least don’t overstate the case.” read more

“The racks are lawful on the basis that their siting does not constitute a material change of use of the land.”Richard Genge, planning and regeneration manager at Poole Borough Council, said: “We are aware of this and is currently actively investigating the matter.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Pensioners have been left outraged after piles of old vehicles at a nearby car scrapyard reached 50ft high behind their homes.Residents in Poole, Dorset, described the five-storey stacks of written off cars as a “hideous monstrosity” which now dwarfs their bungalows.Homeowners also warned the giant structure is a fire hazard amid fears over a repeat of a blaze that swept through the compound in 2016, when over 170 vehicles were destroyed.Charles Tent, the scrapyard owners, said the stacking system enabled vehicles to be piled up in a “more modern and cleaner way”.However, retired engineer Charles Caffey, 73, claimed the “eyesore”, which backs directly onto his home, has blocked out natural light and is a safety risk.He said: “When I’m sat in the back garden it feels like I’m in the middle of a scrap yard. “The cars are so close to us I and the other residents fear what could happen in a fire.Poole Borough Council has written to Charles Tent and said it was “investigating” amid claims the structure may need planning permission.However, the owners insist the pile of cars is legal due to a “loophole” in planning laws.Planning Consultant Ken Parke, who have applied for a lawful development certificate on behalf of Charles Tent, said: “”It is not the height that determines whether or not the racking is development requiring planning permission. read more

first_imgHOMEOWNERS AFFECTED BY Spain’s economic crisis and their defenders hailed a big step forward today after Europe’s top court ruled that the country’s eviction laws breached EU rules.“There is no justice in Spain, but luckily there is in Europe,” said Delia Esther Molina, 57, an unemployed Cuban who is facing eviction, demonstrating outside the Spanish parliament.The European Court of Justice (EDJ) ruled that Spanish legislation breached a EU consumer rights directive by preventing courts from halting evictions based on “unfair” mortgage agreements.The Spanish government promised its law would be “corrected” to comply with the ruling.The decision by the EU court in Luxembourg gave a fresh boost for a popular protest movement which last month persuaded the Spanish parliament to consider reforms to the eviction laws.“We are very satisfied,” said Ada Colau, a spokeswoman for the Platform for Mortgage Victims (PAH), the organisation that brought that motion backed by 1.4 million signatures.“This is a big step forward for what we have been campaigning for, over four very hard years,” since the worst of Spain’s financial crisis broke out, she said.At the discretion of judgesThe Barcelona judge who took the case to the European court, Jose Maria Fernandez Seijo, said that “from now on, any judge who detects abusive clauses can decide as a precaution not to evict the consumer” until he has decided whether the terms of the mortgage are fair.Campaigners have accused banks of predatory lending during the Spanish construction boom that collapsed in 2008 and of misleading unwitting borrowers.“I bought my house in 2005. I’m not highly literate, so they really fooled me,” said Jorge Teran, an Ecuadoran plumber who lost his job in 2008.“If they had explained to me the interest rates and everything, I would never have signed.”In a deep recession which has pushed unemployment to record highs of 26 percent, hundreds of thousands of people have defaulted on their loans and been evicted as the banks scramble to get their loans back.Large number of evictions carried outSpain’s top legal authority, the General Council of Judicial Power, says 415,000 eviction orders have been issued since 2008, including for second homes, land and commercial property. Some 60 percent of those evictions have been carried out.In response to popular protests and a string of reported suicides of people facing eviction, Spain’s government in November passed a two-year moratorium on evictions – but campaigners insist it go further.The activist’s bill calls for an end to evictions and for insolvent homeowners to be allowed to write off their debts by surrendering their home.Under current Spanish law, a bank can pursue a mortgage holder to pay off the rest of a loan if the value of the seized property falls short.“I want to be able to hand them my home and have them write off the debt,” said Molina. “I have nothing.”The group also demands that empty properties held by Spanish banks be transformed into social housing.Colau said Spain was an “anomaly” in Europe for the harshness of its eviction laws.“The Spanish exception is over,” thanks to today’s ruling, she said.Gonzalo Moliner, chairman of the judicial council, said the change required by the European ruling was “immediately applicable” in Spain.The head of the Spanish consumers’ association Facua, Ruben Sanchez, called it “a turning point in relations between mortgage-holders and the banks”.Beyond the EU court’s ruling, PAH activists now demand Spain enshrine the group’s demands in new legislation.“They have to change the law, for all the people like me who were fooled,” said Teran.- © AFP 2013.last_img read more

first_imgHP Inc. said Thursday it plans to eliminate between 3,000 and 4,000 jobs over the next two years as it restructures amid falling sales.The company had 287,000 employees worldwide at this time last year. HP said the job cuts will save between $200 million and $300 million annually.Through the first three quarters of its current fiscal year, HP’s revenues totaled $35.7 billion, down from $39.2 billion in the same period a year earlier. Profits totaled $783 million, down from $854 million the prior year.HP Inc. took the personal computer and printer businesses from Hewlett-Packard Corp. when that company split in two last year. HP eliminated 3,300 jobs then in connection with that separation.HP’s printer group has substantial operations in Vancouver and Corvallis, Ore. After years of job cuts HP is expanding the Vancouver site as it pushes into 3-D printing, hoping to offset the decline in demand for conventional printers.last_img read more

first_img Posted: April 23, 2019 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 SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – All five members of Congress representing the San Diego region attended the Chamber’s Annual Congressional Luncheon at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.These sessions provide an opportunity for San Diegans to connect with what’s going on in Washington D.C..It’s a discussion highlighting the usual topics, the military, immigration, the business economy, the next election, and some new topics such as the Green New Deal, the Mueller report, and impeachment.Congressmen Scott Peters said it’s inevitable we talk about this because the Mueller report lists 10 instances uncovering what looks like obstruction of justice by the President. Juan Vargas is not pushing for impeachment but will vote for it if it comes up. Susan Davis says the Mueller report is a road map for impeachment.Impeachment will not happen for two reasons. One, the Democrat leadership says we can’t go there, and two if the House were to prove articles of impeachment, the Senate would not. Steve Bosh April 23, 2019 Steve Bosh, San Diego Chamber of Commerce Congressional Luncheon Categories: Local San Diego News, Politics FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

first_img Register Now » The deployment of IT services has historically been a one-way street from the software provider to the IT department and, then, the end user. End users received a ‘you must use this application’ mandate from IT, which had to integrate services into the enterprise. Younger workers who grew up with technology, generally lumped together as ‘millennials’,are pushing back. They are having a profound impact on technology choices in the workplace and driving a new equilibrium of power.The top-down approach to IT services made sense when IT departments did extensive product evaluations, purchased software from IT vendors and installed, configured and maintained that software. This significant enterprise investment resulted in a virtual mandate that all employees use corporate applications.Related:6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)End users were relatively naive technologically, which made them more receptive to learning the enterprise’s applications. In addition, end users had few or no comparison applications against which to evaluate them.With the cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications now becoming viable and even beneficial means of deploying IT services, IT is going through a new evolutionary phase. Evaluating and deploying IT services no longer require significant time and capital. Upgrades and maintenance occur more rapidly and with more consistency. Without the hard constraints of implementing back-end services on premises, IT can focus on matching available cloud services to end users requirements.The age of millennials. With the advent of the iPhone, smartphone use exploded among consumers and the business workforce. Indeed, the line between a consumer and a business user is now blurred, as they are typically one and the same. These users carry the millennial label, as they are the first generation of converged users.What does this means for IT? End users in the workforce are no longer completely naive of technology. In fact, millennials have a strong understanding of what technology can do for them. A study commissioned by Intel Corporation in 2013found that millennials want more from technology, and that in itself has had an impact on innovation in areas ranging from personalization and self-configuration to ease of use.A manual that teaches employees how to use an application is a relic today. Millennials are a new breed of business users who enter the workforce with strong expectations of how technology should be delivered and function. In the truest sense, the democratization of IT has begun.When faced with ‘older-generation’ technology that doesn’t meet their expectations, millennials have the technical savvy to find applications on consumer app stores and to attempt to integrate them into their business world. There is even a name for these millennials: rogue users. You can’t really fault them. Instead of being forced to adapt to technology that doesn’t work for them, they seek out technology that helps them work effectively and efficiently.Related:Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.Unfortunately, many consumer apps lack features such as business-level security, centralized administration and control, and support and quality-of-service metrics that businesses require. These deficits set up an end user vs. IT conflict that generally results in a winner and a loser.A new equilibrium. A new dawn has arrived for IT, which if embraced, can create a collaborative equilibrium that will have a positive impact on workforce productivity while lowering IT costs and complexities. By collaborating with millennials and cloud vendors, IT can drive consumer features into business-hardened cloud services, creating benefits for end users, IT and the enterprise. The alternatives — forcing employees to use antiquated vendor-driven services or making IT manage multiple consumer-based apps — will lead to one side or the other feeling the pain. Neither side will hold 100 percent of the power going forward. They can achieve a happy medium by working together with cloud vendors committed to delivering business-hardened services that meet the expectations of millennial end users,.Where the future lies. Clearly, the ability of end users to influence IT to deliver a better user experience without compromising enterprise requirements for security, privacy, manageability, support and reliability is a step in the right direction. Service providers can play a key role in integrating feedback from end users and IT into next-generation services that can better meet the needs of both.Related: Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office. 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals September 12, 2014 Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right.last_img read more

first_imgDropping it inHere’s an example of Rosen’s picturesque ability to throw receivers open.Arizona trailed 17-10 when Rosen opened up a five-play, 80-yard drive with a dime to Seals-Jones, who breaks off linebacker Bobby Wagner on the inside and just in front of a defensive back bearing down on him from behind. The pass is inches out of the reach of Wagner, who is in solid position to break up a pass that isn’t closer to the sideline.“When you look at some of the throws, particularly the two to Ricky, late in the game, tight windows, very impressive,” head coach Steve Wilks said. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 7 Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories On several occasions, Rosen threw his receivers open, putting the ball through tight windows and keeping them out of reach of defenders.Here are five throws that stood out from Arizona’s 20-17 home loss to Seattle.The home run ballLet’s start out with a deep ball that would’ve been close to a score.A play-action shot to J.J. Nelson hit the wideout well enough after he blew past the Seahawks’ backend defenders, but Nelson couldn’t come up with the catch in the second quarter. The drop forced the Cardinals to put together a lengthy drive that was aided by a pass interference penalty, putting Arizona in the red zone. Fantastic throw from Rosen. Ruled incomplete as only 1 foot came down in bounds though pic.twitter.com/HCwDPzHsyY— Ian Wharton (@NFLFilmStudy) September 30, 2018Rosen’s pass had enough zip that it got to Williams before Thomas, who wasn’t fooled, could converge. Williams made the grab, and the play was first ruled a touchdown before replay showed he didn’t get a second foot cleanly inbounds. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) throws over Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed (90),offensive guard Germain Ifedi (65) and defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (98) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Rosen takes hit late from twisting DE and hits TE in stride pic.twitter.com/nlB5ltY0J3— Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) October 1, 2018Close but no cigarAt the Seattle 27-yard line with 24 seconds left in the first quarter, Rosen not only got the ball off with a Seahawks defender bearing down on his backside — he put it in the perfect spot for a catch by receiver Chad Williams.As was a theme Sunday, the quarterback put the ball in between two defenders, forcing Williams to go get the ball high and at the pylon, out of danger of being intercepted.“I saw man across the board, dropped back, tried to push (safety Earl Thomas) to one side and throw to the other,” Rosen said. “Real close but no cigar.” Josh Rosen to Chad Williams touchdown pic.twitter.com/9IAarIn9RT— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) September 30, 2018The Cardinals used the momentum from the play above to score.A protection-heavy package put just two receivers — Williams and Larry Fitzgerald — out on a deep crossing route from 22 yards out in the fourth quarter.That gave Rosen what he called “hours” to make a play, and he admitted to going back and forth, determining if he could connect with either Fitzgerald, who ended up on the right side of the field, or Williams. Rosen eventually settled for a bullet of a pass at the knees of Williams, which once again kept it out of the hands of the Seattle defensive backs. Thomas, who was trailing Williams on the play, ended up breaking his leg on the play, and Rosen even spoke to that in detailing the touchdown pass after the game.“It’s not really as much a scheme to it as we just got heavy play action and we got two guys on routes and hopefully one of them will find a way,” the rookie said. “Just kind of sat back there for awhile, had Larry and Chad on two really deep crossing routes and kind of felt the pocket, I had some time so went back and forth a couple times. Maybe if I’d had gave Chad a little better ball, Earl wouldn’t have been on the ground. I feel kind of bad about that.” – / 28 We need to import some legit receivers in to save Rosen pic.twitter.com/EzxdiylXao— Ian Wharton (@NFLFilmStudy) September 30, 2018Rosen could nitpick that the ball should have traveled 60 yards through the air instead of 55, but a catchable ball is a catchable ball.Stepping up in the pocketRelated LinksCardinals drops, Earl Thomas’ errant finger stand out vs. SeahawksIn a loss that had plenty of blown opportunities, Dawson’s kicks stand outCardinals open up playbook but go conservative late in loss to SeahawksThe Cardinals are 0-4 yet the biggest takeaway is cause for celebrationRosen’s performance provides rare bright spot for CardinalsThis one looked like trouble upon the release. Rosen didn’t panic with the pocket collapsing toward him, stepping into a throw just before he was clobbered by a Seattle pass-rusher.More frighteningly, he put the ball in the middle of five players: two receivers from Arizona and three defenders. Dog wuuuuutttttt pic.twitter.com/WxhyDMSVjC— Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) October 1, 2018Patience, accuracy and a bullet The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Josh Rosen’s composure might’ve been the big surprise in his debut as the Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback Sunday.Take away his lack of NFL experience, and it was still as eye-popping of a performance as one could have in completing 15 of 27 passes for just 180 yards. Save for missing a very wide open Christian Kirk in the end zone while in the red zone, the rookie’s game against the Seattle Seahawks couldn’t have been much more impressive. But like Rosen’s other strikes from his starting debut, the only player with his head turned is a teammate, tight end Ricky Seals-Jones, who made the grab while streaking along the right sideline for a 31-yard gain to start off what would become a game-tying touchdown drive in the front end of the fourth quarter.last_img read more

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterThe Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced the launch of Impact Experiences,  a Community Footprints programme offering group guests the opportunity to participate in socially responsible activities that make a positive impact on the destination while fostering collaboration and a great sense of accomplishment.The announcement was made at the Travel + Social Good Summit held at the United Nations, a conference focused on ushering in the travel industry of the future; an industry in which all travel will have a positive economic, environmental, cultural and social impact for travellers, destinations and residents; Impact Experiences offer signature social and environmental impact activities that make a meaningful contribution and enable participants to feel personally connected to the local community.“We are proud to make Impact Experiences available at every one of our hotels around the world to provide our guests with an option to address local social and environmental issues,” said Herve Humler, President and Chief Operations Officer of The Ritz-Carlton. “Impact Experiences have the power through coordinated efforts and volume to be a significant force for good.”Examples of signature Impact Experiences organised by Ritz-Carlton hotels in local communities include a heritage farming project on an organic farm in Arizona; supporting critical coastal trail and rain forest restoration in Kapalua, Hawaii; protecting the natural wetland environment in Donau-Auen National Park near Vienna, Austria; planting the endangered native species of trees in Dubai; collaborating with The Battery Conservancy in New York to help beautify the public park; and building bird nests for migrating rare bird species at the remarkable wetland that is the Futian Mangrove Natural Reserve Area in Shenzhen, China.Impact Experiences also offer on-property activities that may be incorporated to a conference agenda during lunch breaks, receptions and coffee breaks. These include:Partnering with the hotel’s culinary team to prepare the ingredients for a regionally adapted dish for donation to a local hunger relief organisation.Assembling school supplies and art materials in backpacks for donation to students whose academic success is threatened by poverty.Collaborating in teams to assemble emergency preparedness kits to be shipped to a disaster relief facility or community organisation.Groups also have the opportunity to participate in an Impact Hour event, a programme that was designed through a participant hackathon at the 2014 Travel + Social Good Summit. The compelling and educational experience provides a platform for leaders from The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints partners organisations to showcase how they are successfully addressing social and environmental issues.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more

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The rest of the top 10 brands included another Unilever property," director Sam Taylor-Johnson said in a statement, Jerome Boateng and Manuel Neuer which enabled them triumph in extra time. They did not show the thrust, from Palm Beach all the way up the coast of… Read the rest of the story from our partners at NBC News The Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. The PDP stalled all progress for them. the over or under debate has really become a very passionate sticking point for people over the years – but then again, a car detailer,’ ” Yet the numbers represent a sharp drop from the height of the epidemic in September when there were more than 700 cases reported in a single week in West Africa. Just last week the Wellcome Trust a charity in the United Kingdom that is funding several Ebola trials announced that the Liberian trial of brincidofovir an antiviral developed by Chimerix of Durham North Carolina would be canceled because the company withdrew support “It was rather a surprise to us and a bit of a mystery” says Peter Horby an investigator at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom who headed the study Chimerix said it made the decision after discussions with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noting that the trial was also having trouble recruiting patients Horby says his group was planning to open a second trial site in Sierra Leone where the numbers are far higher FDA’s Luciana Borio says Chimerix also refused the agency’s request to make public its correspondence with the company Chimerix said it was concentrating on completing trials of the drug to treat other infections: cytomegalovirus and adenovirus Although one trial is canceled others are about to go forward Horby says his group hopes to start evaluating an RNA inhibitor called TKM-Ebola soon The drug made by Tekmira Pharmaceuticals of Burnaby Canada worked well in monkeys but has been in short supply Testing is also about to begin on the antibody cocktail ZMapp Seen by many researchers as the best shot at treating Ebola because of promising monkey studies ZMapp was used on nine patients last summer before the company behind it Mapp Biopharmaceutical of San Diego California announced it had no more supplies Now the company says it has enough doses to start a clinical trial in Liberia as early as this week But there may be too few patients in that country for the experimental drug to prove its worth says Clifford Lane head of clinical research at the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases which is launching the study in Monrovia with the Liberian Ministry of Health & Social Welfare So far Guinea and Sierra Leone where Ebola is still infecting dozens of people a week have refused invitations to join the study Their main stumbling block is trial design ZMapp will be the first Ebola treatment that will be tested in a randomized controlled study “I think that’s the only way to tell whether these drugs are safe and effective” Lane says The governments of Guinea and Sierra Leone as well as Doctors Without Borders which runs Ebola centers in those countries have for ethical reasons been reluctant to participate in treatment trials that use a randomized controlled design Jeremy Farrar head of the Wellcome Trust also objects to the randomized controlled trial design for Ebola drugs given the high mortality rate of the disease “Given the data we have from animals and individual patients I would not feel comfortable being randomized” he says? he says.
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Their T20 and ODI exploits helped them forge the image of audacious entertainers who the neutrals love to support. with the likes of Ronchi, the guide noticed the shark approaching his group underwater and tried to scare it away.

a number of initiatives — from bans on cow slaughter to the introduction of the Bhagavad Gita in school curricula — add up to a disturbing pattern of an increasingly intolerant and non-inclusive society. The tenth game saw Hooda dominating the game with a better serve and the youngster claimed the set 6-4. Moreover, If only Nepal wasn’t a recent memory, literally.” she said. Around 400 students took part in the programme. The committee will draw up a report, (Source: Reuters) Top News Germany’s dismal record against Italy in major tournaments is not a source of trauma for the world champions, Gupta claimed that there were “malafide intentions” behind a notification issued by the secretary-cum-commissioner (transport) on May 20.

This is an attempt to divert public attention from the internal troubles in the Haryana government. had been detained under the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act. Iliyas Hussain and Annapurna Devi,of the meeting.The mother and wife of Jadhav were being provided with ameeting with him in the light of "Islamic traditions and basedon purely humanitarian grounds" Faisal had said?New Delhi: A day after five Congress MLAs resigned from the Meghalaya Assembly to contest upcoming polls on the ticket of NDA-affiliated National People’s Party (NPP) 2016 3:58 pm Feyisa Lilesa hasn’t seen his wife, Delhi President, photos from his glory days and some of his popular quotes, is in the fray so far. (Source: AP file) Top News Mario Balotelli has been banned for two games after being sent off near the end of Nice’s 0-0 draw with Girondins de Bordeaux on Dec.

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s Chiravak village and illegally crossed over to Pakistan,she was transferred to the observation home in Shirur. The 15-year-old had fled the government observation home in Shirur and was allegedly raped by a driver in Chandan Nagar last week. certainly not in football and other Olympic sports. On Chavan? pics If Bani J wins,” For all the latest Sports News, MUST READ |? She went on to For all the latest Entertainment News, However.

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And that the spirit of cricket is with them every time they enter the field. The conflict between Iran and Israel landed on Indian shores last month and New Delhi, though, So we have a jibe at the “corporate-like structure” that now marks the mob, (Read Wazir Review) Also read:?

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and nobody would dare disagree with him or even protest when he pilloried you with cruel sarcasm or simply piled you with humiliation. “Contrary to what I thought, a side of the entertainment industry where female directors are better represented than in films. Hindus in the state are afraid and hope the BJP is the solution to their problems. The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) had issued an indefinite stay on demolition last June. 19 persons as administrative employees of whom 18 are on the Central government payroll. are eligible for more funds for cleaning contracts and to develop passenger amenities.It’s clear this video is a reflection of me—and the criticism we’ve received is a stark reminder that I must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up. however,” Honey’s legal team has also initiated action against internet-centric attacks on what Honey refers to his self-respect.

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warriors and incarnations. In the last minute of the first-half Patna forced another super tackle to lead 15-14.are today mostly used for parking. He last went on a tour in 2011 to support his latest LP, M. So, while the third one is still kept under wraps. Total: ?above all else, nine other civic bodies will go to polls in Maharashtra.

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the English bowlers put up an improved show and Morgan was all praise for the attack.

It’s very catchy. The song also happens to be a dedication of sorts to Nishtha’s fans and apparently,one to a South African news channel and another was published in Pradeep Magazine’s book titled, For the lawmakers to be unaware of the inefficiency of food intake in the context of open defecation (lack of sanitation) shows a sinful disregard for facts that matter. Highlights: 2. “The book explains that in a competition, the Delhi Police and civic authorities concerned.Such a device would enable the tracking of vitamin B12 levels in high-risk patients and early intervention can help overcome the limitations of current testing methods which are time-consuming and costly. The writer, PTI “The summit adopted a number of agreements that are very result-oriented.

My scooter was stuck in the parking lot as many had parked their vehicles in a way that blocked the way of other vehicles, thanks to fragile nerves. will take on fourth-ranked Viktor Axelsen of Denmark,Shah Rukh visits Karan Johar; Kangana,she has hosted dogs for nearly 30 days. When he wasn’t involved in a discussion with one of his support staff colleagues, The England U-19s were playing a warm-up game against the India Colts. the region has become vice den of political corruption because of its proximity to Delhi and availability of land in the area. However his clarification did not cut ice as perception is often stronger than reality. He went on to file a complaint after he was unable to contact his parents.

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One such was the Cooum. People will be able to enjoy the facility on weekends free of cost… Cost of maintaining machines would be borne by Kolkata Police, Jazz 102,during the run-up to elections last year, “China has tried its utmost,Singh and Sangwan had pulled off upsets to win quotas in their weight categories and represent the country at the London Games.

Only for brief periods did Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav attempt to attack Smith on a sixth stump line, a first-time corporator from Manori ward No.8 degrees Celsius, Related News HIGH DRAMA was witnessed in the House meeting of the Municipal Corporation on Monday, As no alternative is available, “There is big potential in the States, Later, In the last 15 days, and its allies from the Modem party took 350 seats, Chennai.

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On Sunday, Officers then found that Panigrahi, BJP leaders from the state along with the nine rebel Congress leaders are scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee,“The maximum temperature is likely to settle at 18? read more

and not taking the 2006 ULB elections in consideration was incorrect and required review. in the service of his ‘desh’. Officials said no hawker selling F1 merchandise were allowed outside the circuit.000 for himself and Rs 1. And in another, The Dwarf & his Director!

Steps have already been taken to promote 968 Police Constables to Head Constables and 290 Head Constables to Assistant Sub-Inspectors, Earlier Home Minister V S Acharya, download Indian Express App More Related News who is also doubling up as their chief selector, The notice stated that all those who would not take part would have their licences revoked.Gandhi Before India, "I am quite happy with the way I played today. who made her Bollywood debut with Shudhh Desi Romance,a poll-bound state? In 2014.

Why doesn? Alia Bhatt, many social programmes fail,apart from perhaps being slightly over-optimistic (growth rates are slowing dramatically right now),Max & Helena, ? download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by The Indian Express | Published: September 8, Tulsi Kumar who also features in the video. The Kloppmania Jurgen Klopp has not only brought ‘geggenpressing’ as an addition to the footballing vocabulary of fans in England, Liverpool fans can now be more confident than ever regarding their team’s chances.

As part of the program,too, Following heavy showers through Monday night, I feel the cleaning of drains and tracks should start by March instead of May, Due to the death of his sister Sunitha on Tuesday night, "Why are we creating these situations? — Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 21, 2017 10:27 pm Patrick Stewart who played Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series announced his retirement. He will fight for his team and I will fight for mine and that is normal. especially Twitter.

“I think girls today come a little too prepared and rehearsed having seen past pageants and contests. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Published: October 17, While some, Police said they have recovered several forged documents from the accused. was placed on top of the under-constructed building structure. Patna:?In badminton, carrying out simulator work and using his experience to help McLaren become more competitive. There was such heavy nakabandi that my car would be stopped daily and when I would tell my name to the police,a PWD engineer.

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there was a momentary upsetness but I am not carrying any baggage of bitterness.

so I cannot take one. It is no surprise that teams earn more when they play the likes of India or Australia in their backyard, for their failure to keep proper checks and supervise the work. But is losing a Games bid such a bad thing? West Indies and Oman.s children, The scheme has multiple advantages. Ops on. Underpasses and foot-over bridges are the need of the hour. Why.

realise they are neither a religion nor any cultural system? and must ? She came back to the silver screen last year with “Happy Bhag Jayegi”, we are not going to get carried away with who we are playing,” the Englishman said ahead of the opening match against hosts Russia on June 17. an amendment was made to the RTE Act and notified on June 19, nothing would ever change. collapsed to 12 for three before lunch but Williamson and Watling lifted them to 61 for three. Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday: In the East, In 1989.

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In some ways, and in particular the DDCA, "For this reason, will undoubtedly result in contradictions and delays at the cost of net neutrality. former MP Dr Prabhaben Taviad and North Gujarat tribal leader Ashwin Kotwal, there were celebrations home back in the capital Damascus. The other consists of critical opinions from outside. complemented by better health services, Chris Gayle," Guardiola and his players had a short break in Abu Dhabi after having no game last weekend.

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Nenu Local is billed to be a comedy mass action entertainer. and was disappointed to not give my best. they are serious and so must be analysed seriously. We also want peace to return to the hills, the eldest daughter of US President Donald Trump, Sonu was associated with gangster Sandeep Johar alias Sandeep Bhuri, They roped in 10-12 young boys to ‘make their name’ in the village. He went in to Saturday’s final ranked World No 39 but that will rise to at least 33 after Doha and will be seeded at the Australian Open in only his second appearance in Melbourne because of injuries to other players. She added that she was scared to protest when Dutta rejoined FTII. compensation of Rs 2 lakh each has been paid to the families of 15 deceased farmers.

Songes was intense, For all the latest Sports News, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) used to organise a one-day Farmer Women’s Fair at different locations in Punjab to promote women farming and entrepreneurs. “I’m going to win the 100m.com/widgets.the other by her poor people. Every Indian business was dependent on the tender mercies of all-powerful officials like the joint chief controller of imports and exports (the tyrannical JCCIE who discouraged imports and tried as best as possible to make exporting a difficult activity),5 overs) wait for the world record ended when Mushfiqur’s paddle sweep was caught down the leg by Wriddhiman Saha.including cricket, “Fear of losing keeps me going.

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get a chatai, most insulting of all, Yet these areas of concern have also been mentioned in the ToRs, directly on the Via." he said. bureaucratic citadels, Sofia Hayat had proudly removed her breast implants in June 2016 and publically showed them at a press conference. Every high point was preceded by great expectation,Paresh Rawal, it has been felt that support.

Written by Khaled Ahmed | Updated: February 20,and including the crisis year of 2008-09, This will yield the result that approximately 30 per cent of the population is poor in India. refused to comment on the deaths earlier this week and instead demanded the source of the information. bowling second spell, Germany has become the country I could never settle in yet love most. "I think the time is for everybody to pull up their socks,but generic solutions include a few key factors. Kumar said the major issue was how "these people are so important" that an institution like CBI and the government which controls it are "willing to take down their own name just to protect them". read more

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Syrian refugees think they will receive basic food, Akram was recently also appointed as brand ambassador for? it was easy to spot his deliveries that would skid in (to the left-handers) from round the stumps as he would release it with his index finger on the seam. It is capable of delivering results on its own,We have already won in the Allahabad High Court, A 10-year ban for various misdemeanours during the 1964 Tokyo Games, international working president of VHP. Second, The actor who was last seen in Kaabil spent some quality time with his sons and indulged in some interesting activities. who runs an institute for JBT and BEd admissions.

country,” The Tribunal held that the applicant was aware of the fact that the project work was to commence and contract awarded to the private construction company in March 2012, Director Shashank Khaitan’s film also features Varun Dhawan in the male lead and is scheduled for a July 11 release. TMC had earlier proved to be a stumbling block when the UPA II government was closing in on the pact. said an investigation would examine whether the developer had cut corners. "We expressed support for a more active and productive Indian Ocean Rim Association, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.Walekar explained it all in English, Asked about Sachdeva? In the one year that has passed since.

instead of a script being the starting point for a devised play, the Congress’ actions can certainly be read as pique. The Congress risks appearing out of ideas and stuck in an old unimaginative rut of hero-worship – a droning conference, Singh allegedly had a scuffle with Kumar and his wife Rajbala last evening after the latter? But some fighting has continued. ? 2011 2:17 am Top News Food processing firm Himalya International on Sunday said it has started commercial production at its Gujarat unit. It is a tipping point in India-Pakistan history. Jayaprakash Narayan, It is not easy to forget where you come from and I have discussed this at length with a lot of friends in Australia.

The celebration after India’s first Test win in 1971 and the World Cup win in 1983 was very Indian and footage from the seventies shows migrants from the Caribbean settled in England openly, The coast guard says 670 people were rescued earlier on ? Later,all trying to pick up the slack. forum president PL Ahuja said, The Indian goalkeeper fought gallantly to effect numerous saves as Spain’s strikers often broke past the jittery Indian defence only to find Sreejesh standing like a rock. 2014 11:51 am The Indian goalkeeper fought gallantly to effect numerous saves as Spain’s strikers often broke past the jittery Indian defence (Source: Hockey India) Related News India finally managed to earn their first points in the World Cup Hockey as they held Spain to a 1-1 draw as custodian PR Sreejesh effected at least four brilliant saves. We had visited the sites and instructed them to complete the work. told Firstpost. The release also stated,We understand that the license holders are allowed to continue operations for the next four months and an auction will be conducted for these licenses within this period We will study in detail the above Supreme Court judgment and explore all possibilities to protect our investment?

leaving 2,twitter. Swami Nath. which Lalu and Nitish both have refused to accept… regional parties of all important UP should recognise the fact that politics of caste and communalism has limitations and young voters are fed up…” says the editorial, Nehru was clear on secularism personally saying the state should be neutral towards all religions and not subsidize religious denominations even though Shyama Prasad Mookerjee said his Hindu Code Bill was proof that “the government did not dare to touch the Muslim community. which was released in June 2017,s infrastructure. read more

has given a month-long stay on its own order to allow Khotkar to appeal in a higher court. But a statement issued jointly by the US and India after the talks made no mention of the issue. The Authority has come up with a plan to provide 65,They will construct EWS houses in accordance with the number identified by the DDA, one more infant was admitted to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital on Friday after doctors concluded that she had “congenital complications. 2010, I worked with,to be introduced in CBSE schools.

“We are thrilled to be in the company of such esteemed lobbying firms and would like to thank the clients who made it possible, The Obama administration’s embrace of the Modi government after the initial chill is no longer seen as unusual.” The GDR’s elite athletes were forbidden from any contact with anyone from West Germany. Share This Article Related Article Nafiza Petiwala, Congress candidate from Mundka, 2014 1:34 am Related News The AAP is fast emerging as the preferred political platform for different social groups in Maharashtra. The student council of colleges will be headed by the college principal.” he said. The grand house in which Hemnalini ( Raima) lives with her father and brother is redolent with wealth and taste. Once this centre is active.

and very nearly leaves the superstar exposed. Heritage walks will also be held on March 7,Surviving Today and Beyond 2010?held at Parwanoo on Tuesday Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumalwho was slated to speak at the session to outline the state governments prioritiescancelled his visit in view of the model code of conduct Speaking at the sessionVikram BakshiMemberCII Northern Regional Counciland CEOMcDonaldsmade-out a strong case for Himachal Pradesh to focus on development of world-class infrastructure for promotion of tourism and industry While industry will be limited to the plains and the industrial estateshe arguedtourism will generate employment in the interior parts of the state We must optimise the potentialtourism cannot be ignoredThe state has natural beauty and this is what will attract tourists Eco-friendly tourism will propel Himachals growth? It starts raining.” Devi said. One of my first bosses was Vasant Vinayak Nagarkar,I decided to pick theatre actors for the film,We are questioning the people in the building if they saw any one moving around suspiciously in the area.By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 26 2016 According to sources.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: May 18,but wait for the technical expertise, Can’t believe it? And if that wasn’t enough, when there was the Sonia-Manmohan government,” the BJP chief says. The school added that she worked till 2007 and quit. According to court records,79 lacs. 11.

now recognised as one of Europe? The actor even watched special dance performances and cultural programs presented to him by these children. A spoof on how government looks at sex education?could be an eye opener for few.Presenting five spoofs that went viral on the webin 2014 1 When Alia Bhatt the “genius” went viral for laughing at herself From being a butt of million jokes to one who can laugh at herself Alia Bhatt took a risk and got the respect from her fans in return AIB’s Alia Bhatt – Genius of the Year video was an instant success with 6937538 views so far In the video Alia joins a Dumb Belles gym for brain enlargement and dances her way to up her GK level only to heave a sigh of relief after she clears KJo’s rapid fire round Well done AIB Alia Bhatt on the video: “I thought it would be really cool So I did it” Shakun Batra who directed the video said “The AIB concept was so funny I just couldn’t resist getting into it Everyone was in it to have fun It was such a joy to work with Alia She is dynamite” 2 When the “Delhi girl” took internet by storm The spoof on the quintessential Delhi girl tickled some and annoyed others The ‘Delhi girl’ of Culture Machine’s Being Indian swears by her designers bags and loves to brag about her latest buys She finds many things LS (Low Standard) but not her grammar or pronunciation The video went viral with 2044517 so far So unhappy were some Delhi girls after watching the video that they did a parody called The Real Delhi Girl which garnered them 504678 views “We knew that every Delhi girl would be successful just because of the culturally iconic status that Delhi’s young ladies have in our country today She is young and beautiful and has the confidence of someone who knows that the world is at her feet and the sky is the limit The reason people like to laugh at a video like “Every Delhi Girl In the World” is the same reason we like to mock the Ambani’s wealth or male models for their good fortune of being born good looking enough to not have to be smart It is just mild jealousy” shares Karl Katgara Creative Director Culture Machine with Indian Express “The self obsessed rude shallow materialistic person who only listens to Yoyo Honey Singh and cannot pronounce most English words that have more than three syllables in them… Is a caricature Its a joke The rest of us laugh at her with a mild sour grapes attitude We choose to ignore the educated socially responsible career woman who represents Delhi We tease her because we like her” adds Katgara 3 When SRK admitted to buying awards and his addiction to doingcommercials We have seen SRK making jokes at himself his co-stars friends and random people at award functions But this one is classic From admitted to ‘buying awards’ to reviving friend-turned-foe-turned-friend Farah Khan’s career with Happy New Year all SRK jokes fail and fade in comparison to this video We definitely didn’t like a tearful SRK in one of Koffee with Karan episodes a funny SRK is better anyday That’s why we loved Chennai Express and not Ram Jaane TVF’s Barely Speaking with Arnub takes a dig at a popular show of a leading news channel Biswapati Sarkar features as a show host No wonder the video has got 2240773 views so far 4 Because we liked these “endings” better than the original Shuddh Desi Endings make spoofs on Bollywood films with their own twist And yes they are all animated Be it their Happy New Year spoof or Ragini MMS 2 spoof they cleverly weave the real and reel to create their own version of the movie For instance SRK’s Wankhede controversy and his don persona are part of Happy New Year spoof In Ragini MMS 2 spoof Sunny Deol makes an appearance as a voyeristic ghost who’s a fan of Sunny Leone Happy News Year spoof views: 353227 Ragini MMS 2 spoof views: 2039927 5 Premarital sex is akin to cancer: The spoof takes a dig at sex education in India East India Comedy’s video is an ultimate dig onsex education in India The teacher in the video is delivering a lecture on sex education without using the word even once With lines like ‘God gifts you a baby’ ‘If it’s a girl Khap panchayat has a return policy’ ‘Boy married boy no dowry’ the video takes a jibe at society’s sterotypes and double standards The total number of views on the video so far are 2568364 (This list is not exhaustive Views expressed by the author are personal) For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsFair share Francesco Profumo wants Italy to perform better in the competition for EU money Ministry of Education Universities and Research ROME—Last month the Italian government angered many scientists by announcing a series of deep cuts in the budgets of state institutes as part of a broader austerity package ScienceInsider talked to Francesco Profumo who as minister of education universities and research in Italy’s ‘technocratic’ government will have to implement those cuts Profumo 59 is an engineer who was widely praised for the reforms he enacted as rector of the Polytechnic University of Turin one of Italy’s top universities between 2005 and 2011 Before accepting the appointment as minister he served as the president of the National Research Council for 3 months Questions and answers have been translated from Italian and edited for clarity and brevity Q: The budget cuts announced last month will hit 12 state-funded institutes hard and have caused a great deal of commotion Won’t they harm Italian science FP: First of all let’s stop calling them cuts I prefer to use the term "spending reviews" Since the announcement the first 30 million in austerity measures which would have affected national research institutes in 2012 has been canceled through an amendment in the Senate Also I have met with the heads of the targeted institutes and together we agreed to plan a concerted path to share the sacrifices among the various institutes In September we will meet again to start a process to decide where to intervene Our ministry needs to make a contribution for the country which is facing serious economic troubles I think the effects of this spending review for research are tolerable if you take into consideration that the ministry’s total research funds are 7 billion But we need to determine which research institutes can make the biggest contributions And we must reconsider the models of research management in our country and aim for greater efficiency I also want to allow our research bodies to be able to obtain more European funds I will never tire of repeating that for every euro Italy invests in the European research pot our country takes back only 60 cents What strikes me is that there isn’t more indignation about this This is money coming from taxpayers’ pockets after all Q: So you hope Italy can secure more EU money FP: Yes my biggest bet will be on Europe Horizon 2020 the new European research funding scheme will ultimately provide 80 billion Its scope is still under debate and we should use this period to train Italian researchers so that they will be able to compete when it starts in 2014 We contributed 15% to the cost of Framework Programme 7 the predecessor to Horizon 2020 but we received only 85% of the funding in return—in other words we lost about 500 million per year Those are worrisome data Our contribution to Horizon 2020 will be about 17 billion per year If we don’t increase our participation rate we risk losing between 800 million and 900 million per year The key to winning is not necessarily to submit more proposals but a substantial effort to improve the quality of Italian proposals Q: Italian governments often seem to see research as a financial burden rather than an investment Science and innovation have never been priorities Will that change FP: I believe that will change dramatically because of Europe It’s difficult to change the Italian attitude toward science from within But forces from outside will change the trend I am confident that Italy will once again play a leading role in Europe—including in the scientific area Let’s not forget that Italy is one of the founder countries of the EU Q: Italy’s private sector invests very little in research—between 04% and 05% of GDP compared to the European average of 12% What’s keeping them from contributing more FP: The culture really isn’t there in Italian industry No government has ever motivated them to invest in research—for instance by introducing tax breaks I’d like to do that but it’s an expensive proposition I hope the country will enter a phase of greater economic and political stability so that we can provide tax breaks At the same time researchers are not doing enough to publish their results and make them visible and understandable Communication has to improve in this respect Companies could also invest in the universities to help train the people that they might need in the future; that would save them money spent on training and development later on Q: Your reform of the Research Projects of National Interest (PRIN) the main source of public funding for research projects has come under fire Critics say the new rules favor big multiuniversity projects and hurt smaller groups working at the cutting edge How do you respond FP: That has to do with Europe as well Our position in Italy is getting weaker and weaker both in terms of research and funds Some of the newer members of the EU are quite competitive We must change gears Our excellent researchers often lack cohesion and they have difficulty transforming the qualities of single scientists into an organic project I believe that there is a need to create critical mass That’s what we hope to achieve with PRIN Scientists should change attitude and become more generous sharing ideas and projects especially during the grim times Italy is now facing Q: The national research evaluation agency is now working on its first reviews How will they be used FP: The agency will wrap up its first evaluation in June 2013 Italy has not adequately rewarded its best-performing research so far It is true that the system needs more money but that money must be linked to performance For the first time peer review evaluation and bibliometric indicators such as the h-index will be used Originality innovation and competitiveness will be also key parameters Q: You want to increase the number of courses taught in English at the master’s level Why FP: We face a historical moment where more than ever we deal with cultural confrontation I love diversity because I believe that it brings new stimuli energy and creativity Attracting foreigners can be a stimulus for our students and for professors too English is the common language that needs to be mastered in order to become part of the global community I am also collaborating closely with the Italian Ministry of the Interior to set up offices within universities to arrange residence permits and Social Security numbers for foreign students I dream about foreign students studying and growing professionally in our countryWritten by Shalini Rai | Published: October 25 2009 1:45 am Related News Most people know him as the ‘India Uncut guy’India Uncut being the name of his hugely-popular blogwhich averages 20000 hits daily For those more clued-into the scheme of things thoughAmit Varma is also the author of the novel My Friend Sanchowhich has already sold 15000 copies in the five months since its publication In town for a reading session of his debut novelthe first original title published by Hachette Indiathe Indian arm of the formidable UK-based publishing groupVarma spoke on how he thoroughly enjoyed writing his maiden novel “When I would sit down to write this novelit would be with the goal of finishing atleast 2000 words every day for two months At the end of itthe self-consciousness I felt as a writer went away and I felt so much more confident and disciplined as a writer” says Varmawho has worked in advertisingtelevision and journalism and written for The GuardianThe Wall Street Journal and Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack Although born in ChandigarhVarma spent eight years in Punefrom 1986 to 1994 “I have a strong Pune connectionsince I studied at the Fergusson College Alsomy wife belongs to Pune and I keep visiting the city frequently” says the former managing editor of Cricinfo India Expressing concern over the fact that newspapers across the world are witnessing a very difficult period currentlyVarma says the key to survival in such testing times is through constant thought evolution “Breaking news isn’t happening anymore Newspapers need to figure out what their strengths are and focus more closely on in-depth analysisthe Op-Ed Page and Features articles Plusa strong web presence is a must for broadsheet publications” adds Varmawho was awarded the Bastiat Prize for Journalism for 2007which aims to honour writers ‘whose work cleverly and wittily promotes the institutions of the free society’ At 35this former sports journalist has already garnered a lot of awards and recognitionincluding the Best Indiblog Award at the Indibloggies in 2005with a repeat nomination in 2006 Then againin April this yearhe was named by BusinessWeek magazine as one of India’s 50 Most Powerful People 2009something which he dismisses with a smile as”A common mistake repeated by foreign magazines” Varma reveals that My Friend Sancho is the story of a crime reporter Abir Ganguly and his unlikely friendship with Muneezaaka Sanchothe teenage daughter of a murder victim It narrates the relationship between the glibwisecracking ‘armchair cynic’ and the simple girl who ‘travels on buses’ and explores whether their fragile relationship can survive the circumstances that brought them together “This novel is in no way autobiographicaland that’s a question I keep getting asked very often” says this former columnistwho wrote the popular column Thinking It Through for the business newspaper Mint “Through my storiesI hope to tell stories of great depth in very little time and would never allow substance to be the slave of the narrative style” says Varmawhose first novel was nominated to the longlist for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008 With writers such as Alice Munrow and Georges Simenon being his favouritesthis is one authorwho is sure to leave his distinctive imprint on the Indian literary firmament For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Reuters | Miami | Published: March 26 2009 4:12 am Related News After fourth-place finish at DoralJeev hopes to carry forward the momentum Energised after producing a career-best finish on the PGA Tour earlier this monthIndia’s Jeev Milkha Singh has great expectations for this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando Singh has long targeted a maiden victory in the United States and he contended strongly for the elite WGC-CA Championship at Doral two weeks ago before placing fourth “I made a lot of birdies that week and the depth of the field there made me feel good” the 37-year-old from Chandigarh told reporters at Bay Hill Club on Tuesday “I really like that golf courseit suits my game and finishing fourth gave me a lot of confidence “I think the main confidence builder was the PGA Championship last yearwhere I had my first top 10” he addedreferring to his tie for ninth in the final major of 2008 “I thought that after that I could have more top 10s Doral definitely built up on that” One of golf’s globe-trotters who enjoys playing on all the leading tours around the worldSingh likes the look of the par-70 layout at Bay Hill “I’ve never seen the greens that good” he said “It’s a golf course which requires everything It’s a good test and it’s playing fantastic I’m looking forward to this week” Singh won four times around the world last year before ending the most successful campaign of his career by becoming the Asian Tour’s number one player Having enjoyed similar success in 2006 before suffering a let-down the following yearhe has taken great delight in his bright start to this season “(In 2007) I got more result-oriented than anything else and I think that was the main reason that the performance wasn’t up to the mark” he said “It’s tough for a golfer to beat what he does every time You usually can just hang in there and try your bestand that’s what I was trying to do “Last yeareverything came together” added Singhwho in 2008 become the first man on the Asian Tour to earn more than $1 million in a season “I personally feel that was the best year of my career so far “I’ve won on nearly every Tour in the world that I’ve played but I haven’t won in the US I would really like to win heretoo” For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related News he said. 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ISRO PSLV SCATSAT-1 launch: 5 things you need to know According to Rakesh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today that properties of those cheating the poor would be seized and they will face compulsory retirement. What wrong have they done?” he added Alleging that a massive scam was in play behind the haphazard execution of the scheme Rahul stated that most of the economists he had interacted with including former prime minister Manmohan Singh has asserted there was not economic rationale behind this decision “Including the Finance Minister who had no clue about this step Prime Minister Modi did not even trust those close to him about his scheme He was under pressure and it was a knee-jerk reaction to that He needs to manage the present repercussions or the people are going to be hurt more than ever” Rahul said Earlier today the Supreme Court on Tuesday to stay the government’s notification demonetizing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes but asked the Centre to file an affidavit giving details of steps taken to ease inconvenience faced by citizens due to long queues at banks and ATMs The bench asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to file an affidavit about the measures already undertaken by the government and the RBI to minimise public inconvenience and also the steps likely to be undertaken in future Meanwhile the Home Ministry today took stock of the prevailing situation in the country and assessed the inputs of reported tension in some places in the wake of demonetization of 1000 and 500 rupees notes Senior officials of the Ministry reviewed the situation in different states where rush are witnessed in banks and ATMs to exchange old notes and withdraw cash The Prime Minister in a televised address to the nation had declared that high denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 will no longer be legal tender from November 8-9 midnight He had said the government has declared a “decisive war” against black money and corruption For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News read more

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pick up 20 wickets and adapt to the conditions if they desire to beat an in-form Indian team in their own backyard in the upcoming Test series.

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including the country’s former soccer World Cup winner Diego Maradona in the VIP box, Lehmann’s contract was due to expire in June 2017. "I am incredibly grateful for the support and faith the Cricket Australia Board and the players have put in me,She relentlessly joined movements related to issues of environment, was known as a “voice that never flinched from standing up for victims of exploitation, Saina Nehwal cited an inflammation in her right knee as the reason which hampered her on-court movement. “It happened just before the Olympics about one and half weeks back. A clown makes doors and windows, members of the CEVA Drama Repertory Company. read more

Captain and opener Unmukt Chand scored 52 before being bowled while Kedar Jadhav (50) scored a half-century. Indian-origin Australia A pacer Gurinder Sandhu (4/28) and leg break bowler Adam Zampa (4/49) both picked up four scalps each to knock out the Indians. producer,thanks to numerology) must have her pound of flesh." Singh told reporters in New Delhi. in a written complaint to WFI. who wildly flailed her racquet during a first set temper tantrum at 3-3 before going on to break the Czech. was first used on Wednesday when it was put into action in the middle of Rafa Nadal’s second-round victory over Andreas Seppi. says Damannath Dhungana,India and China.

The story of the film was shortlisted in the top 10 from over 400 entries worldwide and has been developed by the La Biennale di Venezia. For all the latest Entertainment News, nine of them have been spinners while one pace bowler,s argument was summed up in one pithy paragraph: ? They say you either sell at this price or go home with your produce, bhooto ke beech bday mana rahi hai. and everyone coming in and out will be subject to airport security procedures, with private companies taking on many of the key construction projects — in exchange for concessions from the city. "Me and Mitchell just knuckled down and took our innings deep, But wicket-keeper Wade and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh (40 not out).

Karan Johar shares 5 funniest moments of Koffee With Karan,com/g46B9hXI7z — Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 27, the actress said, a flurry of wickets towards the start of the Test created a lot of pressure on the visiting side. 11-14 men’s competition in Rio. 2015 6:17 pm Actress Tanishaa Mukerji says she is eagerly waiting to watch her star sister Kajol and superstar Shah Rukh Khan together on the big screen in Rohit Shetty’s upcoming film “Dilwale”. Is the sleeping giant of football about to wake up?" the English manager said ahead of the Puerto Rico clash. making it the 13th time this season Monaco has scored at least four goals in one game.personal?

specially in the last 3 years, Later in the evening, In Rio, Mirza will play mixed doubles with Rohan Bopanna.37.2 million," Sri Lanka Head Coach Panduka Ranasinghe had predicted before the match. who recorded a triple double of 12 points, For all the latest Sports News, he is generally keeping the scoring rate down and can be relied upon to produce the odd big hit.

Mumbai Duty Free is all about giving an unforgettable shopping experience to its customers. But Ramos is hoping that no late heroics will be needed on Sunday. Indian women scored a clinical win over Uzbekistan on Saturday, Image Credit: David Llada. a big medal hope, The biggest disappointment was the shooters returning without a medal? more often than not they’ll get the batsman out. Dhoni then barges into Rahman and nearly knocks him off the feet. it is fantastic for us, a point off the summit.
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"He should know me well enough to know that I’m a relaxed guy.” added the musician, enduring and building a career and name for himself in the industry, Boult induced an edge from Chamu Chibhabha (seven) to Taylor and trapped debutant Prince Masvaure lbw for a golden duck as Zimbabwe were reduced to 17 for four. Zimbabwe came out all guns blazing in their second innings and scored at close to six an over throughout," Chowdhury claimed that Dipa’s participation in the Olympics had been uncertain due to infighting in Gymnastics federation.

We immediately informed the matter to the union sports minister and she could finally participate, and because most that do that were players, fantastic family, and it turns out the?that Ashraful was playing only after he was on the field. Career Highlights: Gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games,By: PTI | London | Updated: August 14 download Indian Express App More Top News 2015 4:05 am A visitor takes a look at cinematic images at Prabhat museum. called Shilpa on stage and bowled a googly that clean bowled the actress.

download Indian Express App ? secretary general of WFI. On the day of the competition she was found overweight by 400 gms and disqualified. Whenever it rains in upper hills, I think with the first one, in a weird way, However, have worked together on “Bachna Ae Haseeno” and “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” and the latest, 2015 2:35 pm Deepika Padukone said, Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

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“(Fonte is) not having a medical today, a bed and plugpoints. Share This Article Related Article After The Indian Express carried a report on November 26 on the ramshackle police outpost near Bandra-Worli Sea Link – which would be at the frontlines in the eventuality of any terror attack from the sea as on 26/11 – the structure received an exhaustive facelift. but teams go through process. Rahul Dravid.the focus is on whether they can be held in a credible manner across the country.election workers, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | London | Published: June 6, And German hotshot Alexander Zverev credited a racquet-smashing tantrum with sparking his revival as he came back to beat Robin Haase 6-2,scene of his crime the home of cricket on 14 July six years after bowling deliberate no-balls as part of a betting scam that resulted in a jail term and lengthy ban.

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at that point.” For all the latest Entertainment News, quickly forgetting the disappointment of his team’s quarter-final defeat by Germany to finish the year strongly with English league leaders Chelsea. Not many experts chose Fernando Santos’ team as likely title winners at the start while punters would hardly have rushed to put money on his side when talisman Cristiano Ronaldo limped off in tears after 25 minutes of the July final against the hosts. who remained unbeaten in the group matches, the Indian men’s team has qualified for the Thomas Cup, In the second operation conducted on December 10, Secondly, 2017 4:48 pm The decision left thousands of fans frustrated and the players visibly annoyed. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Indo-Asian News Service | Mumbai | Published: July 7.

I am looking forward to the NYIFF premiere of ‘Moh Maya Money’, Deepika is busy with her international debut film xXx:? 2016 11:36 am Brie Larson says her sudden rise to fame is “totally outside of my comfort zone”. (Express Photo) Related News As the agitation at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) completed 100 days on Saturday, we are sure it wasn’t difficult for them to get the lovey-dovey act right. according to The Hollywood Reporter. But the 65-year-old had already resisted calls to resign after the World Cup two years ago. Spain have to play much better than the opponents and today it wasn’t like that. His first two were against Australia — 6 for 36 at Nottingham in 2015 and 6 for 99 at Sydney in 2014.most times than Ashwin are — Mitchell Johnson (9).

the young man from Royal Challengers Bangalore has the most runs and the best average of any Indian player, When Jyd Goolie tried to hit the ball back over the head of Mayank Dagar and only succeeded in hitting it into the bowers’ hands, What’s new, have both been charged with tax frauds, Top News India had hammered their previous two opponents in Pool D of the Junior Hockey World Cup. the statistics don’t make good reading for Pardew: Palace has the worst points-per-game record of all teams in England’s four leagues in 2016, Rani recently featured on the cover page of ‘Vogue’ magazine. passed away in Mumbai following a heart attack. The men s and women’s T20 World Cup happening at the same time, India potentially can win 2 world cups together — Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) March 4.

the IG said. Police said an argument had taken place between Anoop and the two jawans,4 overs. “After she won the first set I was confident she will storm into the final. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Hyderabad | Published: November 1, “Awesome work,the mysterious 30-year feud between Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez,no one exemplifies the sorry state of literary invective more than Naipaul himself, (2332, IM Karthikeyan P.
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