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first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting The Stars Group has cited the impact of its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming as the primary reason behind a 51.4% year-on-year increase in revenue in the first half, while the operator also saw its net earnings rocket by 140.1%.Total revenue for the six months through to June 30, 2019 amounted to $1.22bn (£1.01bn/€1.09bn), up from $804.4m in the corresponding period last year.The PokerStars operator’s international business remains its primary source of income, but revenue from this arm slipped 9.5% year-on-year to $662.5m. Betting revenue was up 5.5%, but all other areas saw declines in the first half.However, Stars was boosted by revenue growth from its UK operations, which comprises the Sky Betting & Gaming business. Revenue totalled $432.0m driven by $220.9m in betting revenue and $182.9m in gaming revenue.Stars also saw its Australian business, comprising the CrownBet and former William Hill Australia assets, report a 74.4% year-on-year increase in revenue to $126.2m, again driven by betting revenue, which was up 71.7% to $124.3m.In terms of spending, total adjusting items for the period stood at $432.1m, up from $343.3m last year. Depreciation and amortisation costs rocketed from $83.8m to $218.4m, while other costs climbed from $26.7m to $48.5m.However, such was the impact of Sky Betting & Gaming on Stars and its revenue in the first half that the operator was able to turn a net loss of $80.5m in the first half of last year to net earnings of $32.3m. Gross profit excluding depreciation and amortisation was also up 37.6% to $881.5m.Adjusted net earnings were down 9.9% year-on-year to $243.1m, but adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased 25.9% to $432.1m.Stars was boosted by a positive performance in the second quarter, during which revenue hiked by 54.9% year-on-year to $637.6m. Again, this was mainly a result of the addition of Sky Betting & Gaming to the group, with online sports betting responsible for 36% of all revenue, compared to 20% last year.Stars said 79% of consolidated revenues were derived from locally regulated or taxed markets in the three months to June 30, compared to 61% in the same period last year.Aside from revenue, net earnings amounted to $4.6m in Q2, compared to a net loss of $154.8m last year, while gross profit increased 41.4% to $463.7m.“The second quarter underpinned the success of last year’s acquisitions, particularly with the record performance of Sky Betting & Gaming and our increasing product and geographic diversification, as we continue to transform and position the business to execute on our strategy for strong, sustainable future growth,” Stars’ chief executive, Rafi Ashkenazi, said.“2019 has been and remains a year of integration, execution and debt reduction. We are committed to those key strategic priorities for the rest of the year while we also build our foundation and momentum to become a market leader in the US.“We are confident that the actions we have taken over the last year, and are pursuing now, including to reassess our fixed cost base, put us in a strong position to deliver our mid-term growth targets from the end of 2019.”However, despite posting growth in the first half, Stars has moved to lower its full-year guidance. Revenue projections have been cut from between $2.64bn and $2.77bn to a range of $2.5bn to $2.56bn.Adjusted guidance has also been lowered from between $960m and $1.01bn to a range of $905m to $930m. The Stars Group has cited the impact of its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming as the primary reason behind a 51.4% year-on-year increase in revenue in the first half, while the operator also saw its net earnings rocket by 140.1%. Email Address Casino & gamescenter_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Sky Betting & Gaming drives Stars Group growth in first half 12th August 2019 | By contenteditor Tags: Online Gamblinglast_img read more

first_img Takanawa House / Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A. ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Tokyo, Japan Takanawa House / Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A.Save this projectSaveTakanawa House / Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A. Japan Year:  ArchDaily Area:  229 m² Area:  229 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects “COPY” Houses photographs:  Daici AnoPhotographs:  Daici Ano , Save this picture!© Daici AnoRecommended ProductsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. This three-story house is located in an elevated residential area in Tokyo.  The facade contains minimal openings, in order to have relevant relations with neighbors in this area. Save this picture!© Daici AnoThe house consists of two boxes which each contains several white painted spaces of various proportion including exterior courtyards. Courtyards are placed on the opposite side to each other, so the residents can receive various kinds of natural light throughout the home all day. Save this picture!© Daici AnoGlazed staircase is between the two boxes. In contrast to the plain white walls inside the boxes, outside walls have rough-hewn texture of the exposed timber-shuttered concrete. Save this picture!The staircase landings that connect the boxes are actually bridged by concrete cantilevering floors, which barely touch. The same gap in the roof forms a thin skylight permitting a sliver of sunlight to help illuminate the circulation space below. This building of simple form provides complex experience with relativization of interior and exterior. Project gallerySee allShow lessEl Pinar / Roldán + BerenguéSelected ProjectsMONU Magazine New Issue: Next UrbanismArticles Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2011 Year:  2011 Photographs Save this picture!© Daici Ano+ 20 Share Architects: Hiroyuki Ito, O.F.D.A. Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHiroyuki ItoOfficeFollowO.F.D.A.OfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTokyoHousesJapanPublished on October 31, 2012Cite: “Takanawa House / Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A.” 31 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Takanawa住宅/ Hiroyuki Ito + O.F.D.A.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 streamlast_img read more

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 30 May 2001 | News Research by Charities Aid Foundation and Internet Service Provider Poptel has revealed more about the kind of person who gives to charity online. The survey of 111 online charity supporters found that they were young, sophisticated and well-informed.Research by Charities Aid Foundation and Internet Service Provider Poptel has revealed more about the kind of person who gives to charity online. The survey of 111 online charity supporters found that they were young, sophisticated and well-informed.They were primarily 25-34 earning from lower to middle incomes. Over 60% of them said they used the Internet daily for business, general information, news and travel. The most popular use of the Internet was for “business” and “general information” (79%), then “news” and “travel” (67% and 54%), 49% use the internet for “shopping”, 47% for “personal banking”, and 45% for “information on charities”. Only 13% used it for games and 8% used chat rooms. Advertisement Almost two thirds of them reported giving online tax-effectively.Respondents were more likely than most to make regular donations. They often consulted a range of information sources before deciding which charities to support. These included fundraising appeal letters and charity newsletters, the Internet and e-mail, TV and radio and newspaper articles. Around 25% said they had made online donations since April 2000, and 66% said they would be likely to do so in the future.Cathy Pharoah, Director of Research at CAF, said: “For charities looking to develop their e-business, this unique snapshot of online giving should give them all the encouragement they need to start making the most of the Internet.”CAF estimates that one per cent of the UK population give to charities online.Find out more from CAF. Profile of online charity donor emerges  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Does it matter that the words are wrong and misleading if the single can still achieve so much good work by selling in its millions? WDM argue that it does: “the lyrics are important and will be heard in every home and shop in Britain over the next couple of months” argues the organisation.WDM say that they don’t want to discourage people from buying the new version of the song, but they are encouraging people to come up with alternative and more realistic lyrics. They are hoping for “lyrics that inspire people to take powerful action and lyrics that explain the real reasons why Africa remains poor.”You can submit your improved lyrics at WDM’s Web site, or read some of those already offered. Howard Lake | 6 December 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis WDM calls for alternative Band Aid lyricscenter_img  67 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The new version of Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ might be doing fine work by generating income for the Band Aid Trust, but the World Development Movement (WDM) has condemned its lyrics for “promoting a negative and inaccurate picture of Africa and its problems.”WDM certainly have a point. The lyrics of the Band Aid single were naff in 1984, and there has been no attempt to correct or update them with the new version. “There’s a world outside your window, And it’s a world of dread and fear, Where the only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears” together with “Where nothing ever grows”, “No rain nor river flows” and “(Here’s to them) underneath that burning sun” certainly give a misleading view of Africa and the reasons for poverty and food shortages. Advertisement Tagged with: Tradinglast_img read more

first_imgWatch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Print TAGSElite SinglesMusic Limerick Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday TWO hundred Limerick singletons are currently registering every month on a matchmaking service aimed at lonely hearts looking for longterm relationships.The Elite Singles website, which aims to help its members find love, revealed that almost ten per cent of its Irish members hail from Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Women make up for 51 per cent of the site’s Limerick members and men the remaining 49 per cent. The average Limerick person using the dating site is aged 37.And while love is the name of the game, according to a new survey from Elite Singles, frequent sex is the key to a good relationship. In a recent poll, 80 per cent of Irish members unanimously agreed that some ‘hanky panky’ was required at least several times a week.The Irish survey also revealed women to be more impatient when it comes to waiting for sex. When asked how long they’d be prepared to wait in a new relationship, while 55 per cent of men would give their partner as much time as necessary, the same was true of just 39 per cent of women, with close to 40 per cent wanting sex within a few weeks.Lorraine from Limerick, an Elite Singles member, confessed that when to jump into bed with a new partner would really depend on the level of connection.“If I feel like I’ve built a level of trust with someone, I would feel ready within the first two to three weeks. But it really depends on the man and whether I feel I can trust them sharing the intimacy,” the 35-year-old from Shelbourne Avenue revealed.“I’m divorced, so I’m definitely looking for a longterm relationship. But since joining the site in January I’ve met up with two guys and slept with one. I can’t complain!” Lorraine told the Limerick Post.Manager of Elite Singles in Ireland, Tim Sonmez commented, “As a dating site committed first and foremost to finding our members long-term relationships, this survey is definitely interesting to us.“The results showed how importantly people see sex as a measure of a healthy long-term relationship, and without doubt sexual intimacy is a key way to keep a relationship close in the long term.” WhatsApp Facebook Advertisement Emailcenter_img Previous articleIrish Water charges for Limerick ‘shrouded in secrecy’Next articleMinister told to tackle animal abuse gangs in Limerick Alan Jacques #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Linkedin #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter NewsLocal NewsFlirty Limerick singletons looking for loveBy Alan Jacques – April 17, 2014 1252 New Music: 40Hurtzlast_img read more

first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Census Bureau: Optimistic Outlook for Economy US Census Bureau Data 2017-09-13 Joey Pizzolato Previous: Wells Fargo CEO Looks Toward the Future Next: Freddie Mac Updates Servicing Guidelines in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Headlines, Market Studies, News Subscribe The U.S. Census Bureau announced new comprehensive data for dates ranging between 2015 and 2016, which shows improvements in income, poverty and health insurance coverage.Median household income increased by 3.2 percent, from $57,230 to $59,039. 2016 marks the second year in a row that the median household income in the U.S. increased. According John Ydstie of National Public Radio, “that’s the highest median income ever recorded, but the Census Bureau cautions that a big change in its survey in 2014 makes historic comparisons very difficult. We’re essentially back to about the same levels as 2007, just before the Great Recession.”Real median income for family households sat at $75062, an increase of 2.7 percent from the 2015 medium. Nonfamily household’s medium income was $35,761, which was an increase of 4.5 percent.The official poverty rate dropped 0.8 percentage points, from 12.7 percent in 2016, or 40.6 million people in poverty, which is 2.5 million people fewer than in 2015. This is also the second year in a row the poverty rate reduced. The report does note, however, that the poverty rate in 2016 is not much different than the poverty rate in 2007 (12.5 percent), right before the Great Recession.Those covered by health insurance also rose year-over-year, which is another indication of a strengthening economy. In 2015, the number of Americans without health insurance for the full calendar year was 29.0 million—a year later that number fell to 28.1 million.The report also breaks down median incomes, earnings, poverty, by region, race, sex, ethnicity, and age. To access the full breath of the Census Bureau’s report, you can go directly to the agencies website, here. Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: US Census Bureau Data Census Bureau: Optimistic Outlook for Economy September 13, 2017 1,167 Views Joey Pizzolato is the Online Editor of DS News and MReport. He is a graduate of Spalding University, where he holds a holds an MFA in Writing as well as DePaul University, where he received a B.A. in English. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in a variety of print and online journals and magazines. To contact Pizzolato, email [email protected] Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily About Author: Joey Pizzolatolast_img read more

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post Home / Daily Dose / Garden State Considers Program to Mitigate High Foreclosure Rates Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: Affordable Housing Foreclosure Legislation New Jersey The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill designed to reduce foreclosures while providing new assistance to municipalities seeking to rehabilitate vacant properties.The bill (A-5130/S3244), titled the “New Jersey Foreclosure Prevention Act,” would create the New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Prevention Program within the state’s Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA). The bill would enable the HMFA to purchase eligible properties and mortgages assets from their institutional lenders in order to create new affordable homes.The bill also gives the HMFA the ability to allocate grants to nonprofits, municipalities, and other governmental agencies to purchase eligible properties for redevelopment into nonprofit or affordable housing or to provide foreclosure and mediation assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.Funding for these programs would come from a new $350 fee collected from purchasers of foreclosed properties at a sheriff’s sale. The bill was approved on January 7 by the Assembly Appropriations Committee and is being taken up today by the full Assembly. A vote is scheduled for the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on January 14.According to the bill’s text, “During each month from April 2020 through August 2020, the number of New Jersey households that deferred or did not pay their mortgages exceeded 160,000.” Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, D-Essex, co-author of the bill, said the bill to mitigate loss and stave off foreclosures from this wave of pandemic-impacted housing crises.“New Jersey’s foreclosure rate is still the highest in the nation, and we are fearful that this situation will be dramatically exacerbated by the pandemic,” said Jasey in an interview with the radio station WKXW-FM. “Foreclosed properties fall into disrepair and adversely impact neighborhoods and pose a threat to safety and health.”According to data published by RealtyTrac, New Jersey had a foreclosure rate in November of one in every 11,096 residential properties. ATTOM Data Solutions determined New Jersey had the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in 2019, but in the third quarter of 2020 the state ranked fourth in the nation for foreclosures. Last month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that nearly half (44%) of the nonperforming loans sold by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the first half of the year came from New Jersey, New York, and Florida. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Garden State Considers Program to Mitigate High Foreclosure Rates Affordable Housing Foreclosure Legislation New Jersey 2021-01-11 Phil Hall Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of nine books, the host of the award-winning SoundCloud podcast “The Online Movie Show,” co-host of the award-winning WAPJ-FM talk show “Nutmeg Chatter” and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill’s Congress Blog and Profit Confidential. His real estate finance writing has been published in the ABA Banking Journal, Secondary Marketing Executive, Servicing Management, MortgageOrb, Progress in Lending, National Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional America, Canadian Mortgage Professional, Mortgage Professional News, Mortgage Broker News and HousingWire. The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img About Author: Phil Hall Subscribe Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Headlines, News Previous: What Will Housing Trends Look Like After COVID-19 Vaccines? Next: How Are Mortgage Delinquency Rates Changing? January 11, 2021 1,624 Views last_img read more

first_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty 12 year old & teens arrested after ‘orchestrated’ rioting in Derry WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Facebook Twitter A 12-year-old boy and two 17-year-old youths have been arrested following what’s been described as ‘orchestrated’ rioting in Derry.Police were responding to reports of a suspect device outside a polling station in the Moss Park area of the city last night.When attending the scene, five petrol bombs were thrown at officers.The PSNI have since recovered six petrol bombs from the area, along with 20 paint bombs and two crates of empty bottles.All three arrested are in police custody this morning. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Previous articleSchool-children go on strike in Letterkenny over climate actionNext articleNational Slow Day down gets underway this morning News Highland Homepage BannerNews Harps come back to win in Waterford By News Highland – May 24, 2019 Pinterest Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Breaking: Crash between bus & car on Letterkenny-Derry Road Previous articleThunder warning issued for Donegal until 11pm tonightNext articleDevers and Timlin on target as Harps beat Galway News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Emergency services are currently at the scene of crash on the main Letterkenny to Derry road. The collision between a bus and a car happened just before 4pm this afternoon close to Magherabeg School in Manorcunningham.Gardai say one person is thought to have been hurt in the crash though their injuries are understood to be non-life threatening.Motorists are being advised to approach the area with caution and to expect delays.There are no further details at this stage. Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Homepage BannerNewscenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further WhatsApp Pinterest By News Highland – June 8, 2018 Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows last_img read more

first_img You Might Like Banks School inducts new members into National Junior honor society (photos) Submitted photoThe Banks School held a ceremony on April 10 to induct 17 new members into the Banks chapter of… read more This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Skip Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “But today’s younger generations do love and appreciate our older Americans. They just don’t always know how to express those feelings,” she said.Terry said her grandfather, Charlie Terry, age 96, has always been a strong and steady influence in her life and in his own quiet way.“And, it was not just what he said that influenced me,” she said. “I watched what he did. I watched how he lived, how he spoke to people, how he treated people. My granddaddy is good person. The best way to raise children is not to tell them what to do and how to act, it’s to show them. There are no better examples of how to live our lives than our grandparents.”Terry said she was happy to be back in Troy and the response that she received from the hundreds of senior adults was a blessing. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not hard to be a hero in your own hometown. Not if you’re Tonya Terry, that is.Tonya Terry, WSFA news anchor, came home to Troy Friday to speak at Mayfest 2015, an event of Older Americans Month, hosted by the South Central Alabama Development Commission Area Agency on Aging. About 800 senior adults from Pike and adjoining counties gathered at the Sportsplex for a day of fun, fellowship, informational opportunities and inspiration.Much of the inspiration came from Terry who spoke with an open heart about the influence that senior adults have had and continue to have on her life. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sponsored Content “They seemed genuinely happy to see me,” she said. “Their smiles and their hugs were so special. It was not even late in the day and I’d already had a good day, thanks to them. “Our seniors are the salt of the earth. They are such sweet people. They have lived long enough to be wise and are still young enough to enjoy and appreciate life. I love and appreciate all of our older Americans.”Mayfest was a fulfilled day that included the recognition of elected officials and the senior centers and managers.Entertainment was by the Troy Nutrition Center Senior Choir, the American Legion Dancers and a special rendition of the National Anthem by Shelia Jackson.The senior adults participated in a hat contest and a talent show.Jeanne Barnes, Pike County EMA director, presented an informative talk on weather preparedness.Shelia Deveridge, Troy Nutrition Center director, said senior adults from Pike, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Lowndes and Macon counties participated in the 2015 Mayfest.“We are fortunate to have the Sportsplex where we can host Mayfest each year,” Deveridge said. “We enjoy having seniors from other counties come to Troy for a day of fellowship. Mayfest was very successful again this year. We all had a wonderful time and will begin now looking forward to Mayfest 2016.” Published 3:00 am Saturday, May 16, 2015 By Secrets Revealed By Jaine Treadwell Mayfest: a celebration for older Americans Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Terry said, as a young child, she learned to be respectful of others through the actions of the senior adults in her life.“Times may have changed but we must never stop being respectful of one another,” she said. “Even when we don’t believe the same things or live in the same neighborhood or go to the same churches or have other things in common, we must be respectful of other human beings.”Terry said the things that are seen on television and in the movies or heard on the radio or in the music sometimes devalue human relationships.Messenger Photo/Jaine TreadwellAbout 800 senior adults from Pike County and neighboring counties gathered at the Sportsplex for a day of fun and fellowship during Mayfest on Friday, May 15. 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first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Management under the microscopeOn 1 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today Weak leadership skills are undermining national success, saygovernment-backed experts. Now its time for you to have your sayHow bad (or good) is British management? Are we short of business leaders?Does it matter? These are just three of the questions behind a consultationpaper produced by the Council for Excellence in Management and Leadership. The council was appointed by the Secretaries of State for Education andEmployment and for Trade and Industry in April 2000, amid government concernsthat the UK’s poor productivity performance was linked to weak management andleadership across both the public and private sectors. Meeting the Need outlines CEML’s findings to date and suggests somesolutions. These include the use of two tools developed by working partymembers: the Business Improvement Tool for Entrepreneurs to help SMEs and aLeadership Development Best Practice Guide for larger organisations. While it does not provide definitive answers, the consultation paper seeksprimarily to put on the agenda the issue of the quality and quantity ofleadership and management skills in the UK and to generate a proper debate.”I hope people will write to us, as a number have already,” says thecouncil’s chairman, Sir Anthony Cleaver. “What we need is genuine debateand some new ideas.” CEML will present its recommendations for “meetingthe need” in April 2002. Room for improvement Few would disagree with Sir Anthony’s premise. “It seems to me thatBritish management is the same as British industry in general. I think the bestis as good as anywhere in the world, but there’s a lot that could be improved.That’s the basis on which we’ve set out,” he says. Sir Anthony, who is chairman of AEA Technology plc, also highlights thegreater need for management and leadership skills due to changes in typicalcompany structures over the past 10 to 15 years. “We’ve got flatterstructures now and far broader lines of reporting. It means that what onehistorically saw as leadership skills required by one or two people at the topof the company are required by a lot of people much lower down. That’shopefully something that our work can help with.” Consultation Chris Pierce, professional standards executive at the Institute of Directorsand author of The Effective Director: the Essential Guide to Director and BoardDevelopment, says, “We welcome the consultation document and think thereare still shortages in the quality and quantity of people with management andparticularly leadership skills.” The IoD has taken a very positive line on director development – CEML’s Biteresource could be incorporated into its future development programmes – and nowoperates a scheme for people to become chartered directors. Requirementsinclude 30 hours of mandatory continuous professional development each year. Pierce points out that management and leadership is not just a UK problem,but a global issue. The IoD has for the past year been providing training inleadership and corporate governance to senior managers and directors in Japan. “It’s a surprise to most people that the Japanese are coming to us forhelp. Although we’ve a long way to go in terms of improving leadership, we’reregarded globally as world class and other countries are coming to us to learnfrom us,” says Pierce. All the more reason for the UK to look at its ownperformance, perhaps. But how do we define what is needed? There is a problem in identifying what the key management and leadershipskills are, according to Ruth Spellman, chief executive of Investors in People.”It’s a question of being analytical and pinpointing those things whichmake successful managers and leaders, then deciding how we go about givingpeople a chance to develop those attributes,” she says. “The issue is similar to when we started IIP – trying to get someconsistent approach and then being able to measure the impact so that people cansee there’s something in it for them. Then we need to provide some sort of helpfor people to get there. Some of the ideas the CEML report has come up with arereally good ones.” Spellman supports the use of the Business Improvement Tool for Entrepreneursto help SME managers develop themselves and their businesses. It is aquestionnaire, designed for use as part of entrepreneurs’ normal interactionwith their professional advisers, which prompts them to consider their businessand their role within it. Sarah Anderson, chief executive of Mayday Group and leader of CEML’s SMEworking group, explains, “We spent a lot of time talking to people who runsmall businesses to put together the questions on the management and leadershipskills needed. “We were very keen not to impose a large-company or government solutionon SMEs, and the first issue was to stimulate demand rather than stimulatesupply,” she says. “If a bank manager, accountant, lawyer or Business Link contact couldask a series of questions to a person who thinks they don’t need anydevelopment and at the end of it have them think, ‘Well perhaps I do – if Iknew more about that maybe my profit would increase or my staff turnover wouldgo down’, that would stimulate demand for ‘What do we do next?’ It’s a meanstowards satisfying a need that entrepreneurs feel able to participate in,”says Anderson. Government agenda Her group is now talking to organisations such as the Law Society, Instituteof Chartered Accountants and other small-business lobbying associations to seehow they could fit in. Seeing how the scheme could be funded is the next step,before determining how to supply what is required in a co-ordinated way. “It brings on the government agenda the much wider issue of workforcedevelopment, which is a real issue for SMEs. I see it as essential to getentrepreneur buy-in to learning and development,” says Anderson. “Ifwe can get that, a lot of issues about workforce development will follow onmuch more easily.” The same is true in larger organisations, says Spellman. She wants to seeCEML’s leadership development best practice guide give big-company leadersopportunities to learn how to take people with them. “If you get leadersof the company to recognise they’ve got learning needs, then you can go furtherdown and look at the development needs of everyone and get much more skilldevelopment going on, so the whole organisation benefits,” she says. Spellman also picks up Sir Anthony’s point that management and leadership isnot just for the few. “Because the whole middle tier of management hasgone, you’re increasingly leaving it up to the team leader or the person who’smaking the decision on the desk to take the whole job in their own hands,”she adds. Most people who find themselves in management roles have had little or noformal training for the role. “There are people who go straight into undergraduate studies or do MBAsearly in their lives, but that only accounts for about a third of those who gointo management and leadership,” says Professor John Burgoyne, from theUniversity of Lancaster’s Management School and policy research consultant toCEML. “One of our findings is that two-thirds of people who end up inmanagement and leadership do so as a form of second or ‘shadow’ career – likethe engineer who’s an engineer for the first part of his career and then getsinvolved in project management. “There’s a case for saying that management and leadership needs to bemuch more pushed through continuous professional development. Many people slideinto management in mid-career and the education system isn’t geared to supportpeople who have learning needs arising from that situation. The need for aninfrastructure that supports CPD is part of the longer-term picture.” Also part of the long-term aim is to adapt the practices of business schoolsand other parts of the education system to shape the next generation ofmanagers and leaders. Shorter term, however, Burgoyne believes that the bestpractice guide will help companies benchmark themselves and reduce the”long tail” of organisations that do not have in place the 10 broadprinciples the guide contains. Mutual benchmarking The Leadership Development Best Practice Guide is to be launched at the DTIconference centre in Westminster on 18 September. CEML is building a network ofusers to provide opportunities for mutual benchmarking and sharing experiencesand resources and invites readers of Training Magazine to get involved. Ultimately, CEML hopes to find ways of making it easier for individuals tounderstand what is available and where they can go to enhance particularskills. Ideally, this would be an online facility which signposts employees andemployers. “Whether we can do any more than outline the form it may take and talkto the sort of people who might provide it I doubt, in the time we’ve gotavailable,” says Sir Anthony. “But part of our role is to point out opportunities and try and findindividuals who can take them forward. We’ve got our work cut out to be readyby next April.” Join the debateTo receive copies of the consultation paper or to respond, write to CEML,211 Piccadilly, London W1V 9LD or telephone 020-7830 9780. See also the CEMLwebsite: www.managementandleadershipcouncil.orgTo register interest in the benchmarking project e-mail [email protected] Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

first_imgTerrestrial cyanobacteria are very diverse and widely distributed in Antarctica, where they can form macroscopically visible biofilms on the surfaces of soils and rocks, and on benthic surfaces in fresh waters. We recently isolated several terrestrial cyanobacteria from soils collected on Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. Among them, we found a novel species of Nodosilinea, named here as Nodosilinea signiensis sp. nov. This new species is morphologically and genetically distinct from other described species. Morphological examination indicated that the new species is differentiated from others in the genus by cell size, cell shape, filament attenuation, sheath morphology and granulation. 16S rDNA phylogenetic analyses clearly confirmed that N. signiensis belongs to the genus Nodosilinea, but that it is genetically distinct from other known species of Nodosilinea. The D1–D1´ helix of the 16S–23S ITS region of the new species was also different from previously described Nodosilinea species. This is the first detailed characterization of a member of the genus Nodosilinea from Antarctica as well as being a newly described species.last_img read more

first_imgJuly 1, 2019 /Sports News – National Baseball player Tyler Skaggs dead at 27 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailJayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Tyler Skaggs, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, has died, the baseball tean announced Monday.Skaggs was just 27 years old.He died in Texas where the Angels were set to play the Texas Rangers Monday.His cause of death was not immediately clear.Police in Southlake, Texas, said officers found Skaggs when they responded to a report of an unconscious man in a hotel room around 2:15 p.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.No foul play is suspected at this time, police said.“It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas,” the Los Angeles Angels announced on Twitter. “Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the Angels Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Carli and his entire family during this devastating time.”“All of us at Major League Baseball extend our deepest condolences to Tyler’s wife Carli, their family, their friends and all of his Angels’ teammates and colleagues,” Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. said in a statement. “We will support the Angels’ organization through this most difficult period, and we will make a variety of resources available to Tyler’s teammates and other members of the baseball family.”The Rangers in a statement offered “deepest sympathies to the family of Tyler Skaggs and to the entire Angels organization on this shocking loss.”“The thoughts and prayers of every member of the Texas Rangers and all of their fans are with the Angels organization at this difficult time,” the team said.Monday’s Angels vs. Rangers game has been postponed.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. Beau Lundcenter_img Written bylast_img read more

first_img Written by July 22, 2019 /Sports News – National Trump sidesteps convos about race with critics, meets with retired NFL player to discuss ‘black America’ FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCourtesy Jack Brewer(NEW YORK) — After a week of backlash for his comments about four minority Congresswomen that many called “racist,” as well as chants targeting one of those congresswomen at his rally, President Donald Trump privately met with former NFL player and conservative commentator Jack Brewer at his Bedminster Golf Course to talk about “black America,” Brewer told ABC News.Trump has been criticized by both the left and right for tweeting that the four Democratic congresswomen — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley — should “go back” to where they came from, and then for standing by silently while a North Carolina crowd chanted “send her back” about Rep. Ilhan Omar.Instead of addressing the painful history the words “go back” have played in the minority community, the president has acted in other ways that appear to be attempts to address feelings of alienation.President Trump made the unusual move of intervening in the case of black rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently being detained in Sweden for an alleged assault. After telling reporters that Rocky “has tremendous support from the African American community,” Trump held a 20 minute phone call with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Saturday asking him for leniency.Trump also met with Brewer, a Trump supporter who is a frequent commentator on FOX News and writes columns for conservative website Newsmax. Brewer’s most recent article was titled “4 Ways Trump has done More For African Americans than Barack Obama.”“My goal is to help calm this wave,” Brewer told ABC News in a phone interview about the tensions between the black community and Trump. “It’s all about emotion.”Brewer said he and the president did not specifically speak about the latest controversy regarding the four congresswomen and the rally chant, saying that his agenda was criminal justice reform and how it’s impacting the African American community.“I came to talk about what’s been done. Thousands of black families have their dads now,” said Brewer, referring to the announcement on Friday that 3,100 inmates were released from prison under the First Step Act.“I was focused on discussing issues that are making a real impact for black families in America. Period.”“It felt good hearing his passion,” Brewer added.Brewer played professional football for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and the Arizona Cardinals, and said he now works as a philanthropist.A White House spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.On Sunday, civil rights icon Rep. Elijah Cummings called President Trump a “racist,” telling ABC News’ Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos “I believe he is — yes, no doubt it.”Referring to the “send her back” chants about Rep. Omar, Cummings said, “when I hear those things, it takes me back.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img Beau Lundlast_img read more

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOREM, Utah-Wednesday, Utah Valley men’s basketball coach Mark Madsen signed Salt Lake Community College wing Asa McCord per a statement.McCord, a 6-6 sophomore out of Saratoga Springs, Utah and Westlake High School, averaged 11.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game for the Bruins this past season.SLCC also had another standout receive an opportunity to play Division I basketball Wednesday.6-5 redshirt freshman wing Adam Hess, a native of Thousand Oaks, Calif. has signed with the UTEP Miners of Conference USA.Hess averaged 8 points a game for the Bruins while shooting 81.8 percent at the foul line.The Bruins were 29-4 and 12-0 in Scenic West Athletic Conference play in 2019-20.They were slated to play in the NJCAA National Championship Tournament at Hutchinson, Kan. before COVID-19 disrupted their plans last month. Tags: SLCC Men’s Basketball/UVU Men’s Basketball Written by April 15, 2020 /Sports News – Local UVU Men’s Basketball Signs SLCC’s Asa McCord; Teammate Hess, Signs At UTEP Brad Jameslast_img read more

first_imgMatt and Sheena Heberlig of Marlton with son Cody and daughters Alana and Kirra enjoy the Ocean City surf. By TIM KELLYThe waves weren’t huge Saturday afternoon in Ocean City, but they were there, after days and days of bad weather and/or a flat ocean.That seemed to be enough for the people we talked to, anxious to get out of the house and into the sun, sand and surf.Even if the waves weren’t world class, the saying, “when in doubt, paddle out,” seemed to be in full effect.A nearly cloudless day coincided with the first day of spring and the result was surfing heaven on Ocean City beaches.Pete Downham saw a good surf report and decided to catch some waves on Saturday.Downham, an environmental consultant from Upper Township, fit the profile of someone relishing a good surf day.“I wanted to get out there,” he said.  “I saw there were waves, so here I am.”A pair of surfers head for the water.It was suggested that today’s economic consulting tip could be on the physical and emotional value of surfing.“I guess you could say that,” Downham laughed. “I caught a few. It was cold, but fun.”At times, the 42 degree air temperature matched the reading in the water.Coupled with wind gusts, it felt colder, and most of the surf dogs had short, but happy sessions.Surfing pals Lee, of Ventnor, and Celia, of South Philadelphia, high-fived after testing the waters near Park Place.Lee, of Ventnor, (right), and Celia, of South Philadelphia, celebrate after their rides.But was it late winter surfing or early spring?“Early spring,” Lee said. “That’s more optimistic. The conditions are more late winter, but it just feels more like early spring. The sun this time of year makes it warmer.”Celia concurred.“It’s nice,” she said. “The waves were good. I saw what it looked like out here and I said summer is going to be here soon. That’s pretty much all. It’s going to be great out here soon.”Near the famous 7th Street surfing beach, the 7th Street Surf Shop was still closed for the offseason, but more than a dozen riders were out on their boards.Among them was Matt Heberlig, of Marlton, who was trying out a handmade board he recently built and finished shaping.He pronounced it fit for the beach, the waves and Saturday’s weather.“It did what it was supposed to do,” Heberlig said of the board. “It brought me from there (the water) to here.”7th Street Surfing Beach is a street location and a brand name.In addition to enjoying the fruits of his surfboard handiwork, he was having fun being on the beach with his son, Cody, wife Sheena and daughters Alana and Kirra.“We wanted to get out of the house and into the fresh air, and of course get into the water,” Heberlig noted.He said that Cody is also taking up the sport.“It’s something we can do together,” he added. “In fact, my dad is here, too.”As if on cue, Matt Heberlig Sr. showed up.“See, now you have all three generations,” the younger Heberlig said.It took the youngest of the surfing brood to sum up the day.“We love surfing because it’s fun,” Cody said with a laugh.A lot of other surfers jogged by, either anxious to get in the water, or to get out of their wetsuits and into a warm vehicle or home.“It’s just different now,” the junior Herberlig said. “It’s brighter. I was here in February when it was 20 degrees out and the sky was gray. Today the sky is blue and clear. I can definitely handle that.”Surfers take advantage of waves on the first day of spring.last_img read more

first_imgHLS Dean Martha Minow received the Gold Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse from the College Historical Society of Trinity College, Dublin at a ceremony on Nov. 13, 2012. The College Historical Society, popularly referred to as “The Hist,” is one of the world’s oldest undergraduate debating societies, established in 1770. It is “built on a belief that discourse and intellectualism are vital to the program of society.”Minow received the award for her leadership in the area of human rights and her advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Upon accepting the award, she gave a lecture on the question, “Should Child Soldiers be Forgiven?”Previous recipients of the Gold Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Public Discourse include Iranian judge and civil rights activist Shirin Ebadi, Burmese politician and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, author, activist and philosopher Noam Chomsky, economist Jeffery Sachs, economist Joseph Stiglitz and former president of South Africa F.W. de Klerk.The late Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was also a recipient. Upon receiving the medal, he stated, “I consider this occasion one of the greatest honors of my public life, as well as an opportunity to express myself in matters that I feel are vital to our time.”last_img read more

first_img Knight is making her West End debut in The Bodyguard. Known as the Queen of British Soul, she has sold over a million albums in the U.K., scoring several top 10 hits and four gold certified albums. Knight has released six studio albums to date and her hit singles will include “Greatest Day,” “Get Up!” and “Come as You Are.” She appeared on BBC One’s Just the Two of Us and performed at London’s 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony.  The Tony-winning musical Memphis is heading to London’s West End, with Beverley Knight headlining the production. According to the Daily Mail, Memphis will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October. Knight is currently starring in The Bodyguard at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre and will depart the tuner on May 31; the show will remain at the venue until August, when it makes way for the stage adaptation of Made In Daghenam. Memphis takes place in the segregated ’50s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun fell in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock and roll and an electrifying black singer. The show won four 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.center_img View Commentslast_img read more

first_img Reed Birney View Comments Jayne Houdyshell Arian Moayed, Joe Mantello, Stephen Karam, Cassie Beck, Sarah Steele, Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser)center_img Star Files With six Tony Award nominations, The Humans’ cast and creative team have much to celebrate. The stars, scribe Stephen Karam and director Joe Montello recently assembled at Sardi’s Restaurant as Tony nominees Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney were honored with caricatures. The Theater District institution’s owner Max Klimavicius presented the pair with their portraits. Houdyshell’s Broadway credits include Fish in the Dark, Romeo and Juliet, Dead Accounts, Follies, The Importance of Being Earnest, Bye Bye Birdie, Well and Wicked while Birney’s include Casa Valentina, Picnic and Gemini. Congrats to these stage regulars, and be sure to catch Karam’s hilarious and heartfelt play at the Helen Hayes Theatre!last_img read more

first_imgIt’s not easy to fool a pecan tree. And if pecan lovers will be equally hard tomislead, Georgia growers could be headed for a big year.”We didn’t have any cold damage at all,” said Tom Crocker, a horticulturistwith the University of Georgia Extension Service.Late-winter freezes almost never hurt pecan trees. That’s because they’re so slow toact when the weather warms.”The old adage is that when the pecan trees start budding out, spring is here forsure,” Crocker said.That slow response to warm days serves the trees well. “The last year we sufferedreal cold damage was 1955,” he said.So unlike the state’s peaches, which the late freezes hit hard, Georgia pecans are offto a strong start. “We’re looking to have a big year,” Crocker said.A big year for Georgia pecans is truly a big year. Trees here produce more pecans thanin any other state — about a third of the nation’s total.That leaves the state’s growers to tend to their trees and hope the people who buytheir crop aren’t fooled by a few detractors.The new food labels’ focus on fat has led some people to pan pecans. But these nuts arehealthy.Pecans may actually help lower your risk of heart disease, said Holly Alley, a food,nutrition and health specialist with the University of Georgia Extension Service.”It’s true that pecans are high-calorie foods,” Alley said. “And theyget nearly all of their calories from fats. But pecans are low in saturated fats and highin monounsaturated fats.”It’s the mono fat that may make pecans a good-for-your-heart food.”Monounsaturated fats may have a useful role in the dietary prevention of heartdisease,” Alley said.She cited studies in which people who ate nuts one to four times a week hadthree-fourths the heart-attack risk of people who almost never ate them. People who atethem five or more times a week had half the risk.The mono fats may help reduce high blood triglycerides, a risk factor for heartdisease.People with diabetes often have high triglycerides, Alley said. For them, the mono fatsin pecans can be helpful.A one-ounce serving of pecans, she said, contains 190 calories. Of 19 grams of fat, 12are monounsaturated. Less than two are saturated. Five are polyunsaturated.One cup of pecans is about 3.5 ounces. Five pounds of unshelled pecans yield aboutthree pounds shelled. Each shelled pound is about 4.5 cups.”Pecans are fairly high in dietary fiber, too: 1.8 grams per ounce,” Alleysaid. “That may be another reason people who eat them have lower risk of heartdisease. We’re not really sure why the risk is lower.”The best way to put pecans in your diet, she said, is to replace foods high in otherfats.”Pecans can be more satisfying than low-fat foods,” she said. “Andthey’re better for you than foods high in saturated fats.”last_img read more

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Greentech Media:Germany’s solar market witnessed its strongest growth in half a decade during 2018, adding almost 3 gigawatts of capacity, according to industry figures.The German solar association Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft (BSW) said the 2018 figures represented a 68 percent increase over those for the previous year. The capacity additions mean there are now 46 gigawatts of solar power installed across the country.This makes Germany the fourth-largest PV market in the world. Germany ranks behind China, which has 174 gigawatts of solar capacity, the U.S., which has 63 gigawatts, and Japan, which has 60 gigawatts, the Associated Press reported.Tom Heggarty, senior solar analyst at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, said much of the growth in 2018 was from commercial and industrial energy consumers. Along with residential PV system owners, these companies benefit from feed-in tariffs for solar energy, he said.Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables expects between 3.3 gigawatts and 4.1 gigawatts of solar to be installed per year in 2021 and 2022, compared to an annual average of around 1.6 gigawatts between 2014 and 2018. The upward momentum in Germany’s solar market is being helped by significant reductions in the cost of technology. Global PV module prices fell by around 30 percent between 2017 and 2018, said Heggarty.More: Germany sees solar installations spike to nearly 3GW in 2018 German solar installations topped 3GW in 2018last_img read more

first_imgNew Jersey gas utility takes delayed PennEast pipeline out of financial outlook through 2024 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Natural Gas Intelligence:New Jersey Resources Corp. (NJR) has pulled the PennEast Pipeline from its financial growth projections through 2024, citing ongoing delays that have plagued the natural gas project.“PennEast is an important project for the Northeast,” said NJR CEO Stephen Westhoven during the analyst day in late November. “But uncertainty around an in-service date requires us to take this action.” He noted that the company remains committed to the pipeline, adding that the project could eventually offer upside for cash flow if it does move forward.Through subsidiary NJR Pipeline Co., the company holds a 20% stake in the project. PennEast is one of the last major Appalachian greenfield pipeline projects fighting for completion as the natural gas industry’s opponents step up their efforts to halt gas infrastructure with increasing success in the Northeast.NJR subsidiary New Jersey Natural Gas Co. is among the project’s largest customers with 180 MMcf/d of capacity secured on the line. Capital expenditures, Westhoven said, would be “prudent and minimal” as the project works toward approval and construction. While 90% of NJR’s future projected earnings are expected to be generated by utility New Jersey Natural Gas and subsidiary Clean Energy Ventures, Westhoven said the company was forced to exclude PennEast given the inability to “see exactly when construction and commercial operation would take place.”New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration has resisted the project. As hurdles mounted, PennEast earlier this year laid out a plan to build the pipeline in two phases. Construction on the first 68 miles entirely within Pennsylvania is expected to start next year. The pipeline would originate at a point near shale fields in the northeastern part of the state to a terminus in Northampton County. The second phase would include the remaining route that would stretch into New Jersey.About one-third of PennEast would be built in New Jersey’s Hunterdon and Mercer counties. It’s been in the works for roughly five years and has battled New Jersey at other turns, where it has also yet to secure key regulatory approvals. The system would move more than 1 Bcf/d of Appalachian natural gas into New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania.[Jamison Cocklin]More: New Jersey Resources pulls PennEast natural gas pipe from projections as delays persistlast_img read more

first_imgOne of my pet peeves is when people arrive late – whether to a meeting or even a dinner reservation. I’m not sure if the same rings true for you, but I think most would agree that being late stalls productivity and can be just plain annoying.The Express Tribune’s Umnia Shahid recently published an article listing five habits of people who are never late. Habits include:1. They don’t blame their situations. “Being late is 100% your fault,” Shahid writes. “It’s always possible to be on time when it matters.”2. They value other people’s time. Being late is rude.3. They’re pessimistic about the clock. “Chronic latecomers abide by what are called time unicorns: unusual situations in which they made it somewhere or did something in record speed,” Shahid writes. “The solution: For various situations, set a timer from the moment you begin until the minute you finish.” continue reading » 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

first_imgApproaching every one of those clients gives you support traffic for your website, especially for the new content you upload. At the point when you post another blog or update your website page, it can require a long time to get visitors with Google. That hints that not many clients will realize the new content is there on your website until whenever they’re looking for your product or services.Posting about it on social media gives tells your audience as well as potential visitors to know when your new website content is here and how to navigate to your website.What’s more, in light of the fact that those posts will fundamentally appear in the feeds of your followers and individuals loyal on your product, that traffic is regularly very focused on. It won’t simply increase your traffic numbers — it will tell you what sort of visitors you need to draw in.- Advertisement – In times like today, not having a social media presence can be harmful for your brand awareness. From building your brand loyalty to getting more sales, social media can do a lot for building your brand’s presence on the web. This blog highlights some of the main reasons why social media tools are important for your marketing campaigns.A research found out that 90% of all marketers say social media marketing has increased their business exposure. And 66% of marketers that spend at least 6 hours on social per week have seen more leads and hence more sales. No matter what you sell and who you sell it to, using social media as a marketing tool can help you grow your brand and generate more leads. But it’s also not limited to that! In times like these, not having an active social media presence is like wanting your business to stay behind in the market. If this pandemic has taught us anything it’s that having a social media is anything but not good for your business if you know what to post, how to post, as well as when to post. Here are some of the most compelling reasons why social media tools are extremely necessary and important for your campaign and brand:Social media brings in targeted trafficA recent study found that 68% of American who are adults have Facebook. Among 18 to 24-year-olds, 78% use Instagram and 45% are on Twitter. Indeed, even among Americans 65 and more years older, 37% are social media users. So, along these lines, whatever your business industry, section or audience, a generous bit of your audience and leads are on social media.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general. center_img The traffic advantages of social media advertising can be very beneficial.Power of social media tools in marketing campaignsPower of social media tools in marketing campaignsIt helps your website SEO.Search engine crawlers realize which pages are reliably procuring traffic and which are simply skimming out there, overlooked and disregarded. In spite of the fact that your awesome content creating technique is the most significant factor in your SEO search rankings, directing people from social media to your optimized content will make them climb the search list a lot quicker.- Advertisement – A ton of times, this can be as basic as re-sharing evergreen content. Obviously, also sharing your new content when it goes live. You can upload about your website content updates in addition to redirecting your social audience on your website. With Facebook’s schedule tool or different scheduling apps for Twitter, Instagram, etc. you can set the posts of a whole month at the same time and you’re finished.It helps you to understand your audience.Part of what makes your social media like Twitter and Instagram compelling marketing tools is the connection you have with your audiences. By noticing their tweets as well as posts, you’ll gain bits of knowledge into their every day lives and buyer practices, and hence can answer questions like –What items they are purchasing and why?What leisure activities do they love?What sorts of posts do they love to share?What sites do they visit? Etc.These bits of knowledge have obvious marketing benefits. At the point when you understand your audience, you can compose better content and all the more convincing posts, which beings in more traffic. However, the advantages can once in a while go a long ways past marketing, helping you recognize client problem areas, improve sales transformation and even refine your product strategy.Social media marketing toolsSocial media marketing toolsIt helps to connect with your audienceConsumers see Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as social media, not promoting sites. They would prefer not to be pitched to — they want legitimate connection. You help your audience by responding to their enquiries, engaging and advising them with related content and also shaping bonds over shared interests.If you do follow social media marketing best practices, you’ll get a huge load of exposure. That exposure then gets new leads. After some time, those leads then become followers, followers become consumers and consumers become committed brand supporters, proceeding with the cycle. And after some time, you’ll become more than a brand — you’ll turn into a part of a community.But for that to happen, you need to remain active on your social media, fast client response time isn’t an option any longer. In an event that there’s an issue with your product or services, your clients expect that you should comprehend it immediately. But just a few businesses are meeting those desires.A study found that clients want reactions from social media business under four hours, yet the normal reaction time is 10 hours. This isn’t only a minor thing for your clients — it directly influences your profits because a Twitter study demonstrated that clients are happy to pay nearly $20 more for future tickets if aircrafts react to their tweets inside 6 minutes.Also, this isn’t it either. Study after study has demonstrated that buyers reward organizations that react to consumer complaints effectively. A strong and engaging social media presence will assist you with keeping consumers happy, and keep your brand image positive.Social media ads focus on targeting and re-targeting.Since social media platforms offer profoundly targeted promotions, which can be tweaked around your clients’ needs it’s essential to use it to your benefit. Facebook promotions, for instance, can target clients by factors like age, area, instruction level, industry and even client conduct — for example the pages a client has liked. Using an ads management tool will further broaden the insights into your advertisement campaigns. Interfacing your ads to a CRM will permit you to see precisely which advertisements are transforming leads into consumers.You can likewise introduce a Facebook pixel on your site to follow how your promotions influence client conduct, and re-target your advertisements in that manner. After some time, Facebook will realize which clients are bound to click your ad or purchase an item, showing your ads to the individuals who has a strong possibility to change over into a leads and hence increasing sales.It builds brand loyalty.A university report found that brands with good social media presence have more faithful consumers. It’s simple: when you’re drawing in people on social media, you’re building bonds and understanding. You’re setting aside the effort to give your followers valuable data, help and amusement, without asking for anything back.That shows clients you respect them, as a source of income, but also as individuals. Clients will start to think of you to be a person that thinks about them, and has qualities, character and vision. Also, in a cutthroat market, that can have a huge effect.Finding powerful client and subsequently getting more sales.Social media advertising lets you look out for clients searching for data related with your item — even if they aren’t aware with your organization. A study found that 70% of business-to-consumer advertisers have obtained clients through Facebook. Also, 84% of CEOs as well as VPs state they use social media to help create buying choices.Of course, when you remain in front of your client base, they’re bound to buy from you when they need the items you sell, yet social media advertising does more than increase brand presence. You can impact client buying choices at various points along the business funnel, from enhancing the reach of white papers and websites focusing top of the funnel, to responding to client questions and tackling pain points, to boosting buyers with coupon codes. We even believe it’s vital for real estate agents to jump on social media — and remain active!Conclusion.No promoting tool or procedure plays a greater part in affecting your brand view than social media. Hence, keeping your social media up to date with your company details and updates, new products and services available and what’s coming for consumers in the near future is important. Routinely engaging with followers, writers, idea and taste-creators can build your profile, improve your public picture and give your brand the sales it ought to have plus much more.So here were the 7 reasons why social media marketing tools are extremely necessary as well as important for your campaign. These tools can enhance your brand by a great deal. We hope this helped you!If you have know any other reasons why they are important, do let us know in the comments below!last_img read more

first_imgPresident Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s reluctance to take tougher measures earlier to halt the spread of the virus — bucking a regional trend — saw the socialist leader come under heavy criticism.Despite new cases and deaths still rising, the government began gradually reopening the economy on June 1.The capital Mexico City is still under a maximum lockdown, though. There have been more than 77,000 cases in the capital and its greater metropolitan region.Mexico has recorded 159 cases per 100,000 people, according to government figures presented on Thursday. Topics : Mexico has surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 deaths and 200,000 cases, the government said on Thursday.Jose Luis Alomia, head of epidemiology at the health secretariat, said the country of 127 million had reached 25,060 deaths and 202,951 cases since reporting its first infection almost four months ago.The first three cases were detected in the country on February 28 but it wasn’t until the final week of March that the government suspended all but non-essential economic activity.last_img read more

first_imgEntertain on your waterfront deck.“The home is a sanctuary, a fun family home, a truly iconic property, an abundant outdoor lifestyle with environmental surroundings like nothing else this close to any two cities,” she said. “You will discover dolphins, dugong and turtles around your jetty and shy golden wallaby playing nearby.”And if that’s not enough, there is also 22km of beach to explore.Colleen Brunt and Amir Mian of Amir Main Prestige Property Agents are marketing the 724sq m property at $2.28 million. The kitchen opens up to the outdoor deck. Welcome to luxury – 12 Casuarina Drive, South Stradbroke Island.WELCOME to your private island sanctuary.Kathryn and Trevor Coomber say their South Stradbroke Island home is like nothing else in the world and are reluctantly putting it on the market. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThere’s even a library.No expense was spared in the design and build with natural elements including hardwood timber, stonework, marble, granite and copper used throughout the house.The outdoor area overlooking the water is a sight to behold — complete with coconut palms imported all the way from Far North Queensland. Entertain in style.When designing their house, they enlisted their friend and renowned Noosa designer Paul Clout to incorporate “tropical Queensland style with a resort feel”.“The design brief for this white sandy beach frontage land, was to offer a luxury oasis and escape from traffic, noise, hustle and bustle of the mainland,” she said.“Every inch of the home has been thought through in great detail paying homage to the environment it is surrounded by. No expense was spared in the design.There is a separate “pod” at one end of the home with its own staircase while a large self contained suite is at the other end — also with private staircase. Other features include a fireplace, cinema, library, study, wine cellar and cold room. The kitchen has Gaggenau and Miele appliances as well as a cappuccino machine, butler’s pantry and commercial grade ice maker. There is no shortage of space to relax and unwind.The couple bought the land 11 years ago after falling in love with the island.“The agent we bought our land from had long discovered the hidden secrets of the island and took us to spend time at his home here,” Mrs Coomber said. “We piled into his 4WD and headed through a gorgeous rainforest for mere minutes, opening out to 22km of uninhabited pristine beach. After all this time I still pinch myself at the sights, sounds and sheer joy of it.” Relax by the pool.The heated pool and spa feature glass mosaic tiles and a hand-sculpted feature wall with sandstone and granite sourced from Mount Warning.“The heated spa with wet edge is the perfect place to relax when returning from a campfire at the waters edge with friends at day’s end,” she said. “There’s a secret twinkle when the sun hits the water — we popped 14kt gold tiles in just for fun.” One of the bedrooms.last_img read more

first_imgManchester United are circling around Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eyes a sensational £50million swoop.Advertisement The Old Trafford chief is hoping to take advantage of the Arsenal striker’s contract running out and launch an audacious bid. Loading… Read Also: Sacked Arsenal boss on Fiorentina shortlistOn the other hand, they are also determined to avoid a repeat of the scenario of two years ago, when Arsenal were panicked into awarding Mesut Ozil a £350,000-a-week deal.The German playmaker, as well as Bukayo Saka, Shkodran Mustafi and Reiss Nelson, are all out of contract in 2021.But there is not the same urgency to agree terms with those players as there is with club captain Aubameyang.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted Content6 Best Supercars In Movies You’ll Dream To Drive At Least OnceThis 1982 Movie Is Better Than Any Other Blockbuster Up Today8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouTop 10 Female Stars Everyone Had A Crush On In The 90s7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemBest Car Manufacturers In The World7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural WondersThe 9 Best Robots In Movie HistoryTop 6 Iconic Supercar MoviesThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More Gunners officials have accepted the fact Aubameyang will not sign a new deal and would prefer to cash in than lose him for nothing.The Gabon striker, 30, has just over one year left on his current contract and can leave for a free in the summer of 2021, while being able to negotiate pre-contract terms in January.Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu had wanted their £56million top-scorer to commit his long-term future to the club.But now they may be tempted to recoup nearly all of what they paid for him in January 2018 after Man Utd registered an interest.Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are two other European giants preparing to swoop – and they can both offer Champions League football, a big reason Aubameyang has stalled on a deal.Ever since losing Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere for nothing in the last few seasons, Sanllehi and managing director Vinai Venkatesham insisted they would never put themselves in a similar situation.last_img read more

first_img Press Association Matic re-joined Chelsea in January from Benfica, who he joined as a make weight in the deal which brought David Luiz to Stamford Bridge three years earlier. Chelsea showed their faith in Mourinho’s choice and had to swallow their pride to re-sign the Serbia midfielder, who teamed up with Luiz to great effect in Saturday’s 6-0 defeat of Arsenal. Chelsea scored twice in the opening seven minutes against the hapless Gunners and struck a third from the penalty spot after the visitors were reduced to 10 men. Mourinho’s critics suggest the Portuguese would usually have applied a ‘handbrake’ then, preserving the lead and shutting out the game. Instead, the Blues went for the jugular, and Mourinho answered those who question his pragmatic approach with his biggest win as Chelsea boss in counterpart Arsene Wenger’s 1,000th match in charge. “I don’t understand where it comes from,” the former Inter Milan and Real Madrid boss added. “If you say that my teams have a lot of clean-sheets, I say yes. But to have a lot of clean-sheets doesn’t mean you are a defensive team. “It means you defend well. My teams normally score goals. “I have the record of goals in the Spanish League and Italian League. “I have the record points tally in every league I was in. “I had players winning golden boots and being top scorer in the country, even in Europe.” It all makes one wonder how Chelsea would be faring if they had a prolific goalscorer, something Mourinho hopes to add this summer. He said: “If you can have that and add it to the good squad we have and the team we’re building, it will be a plus and give us a chance to be stronger and win more matches.” Matic broke up play and provided clinical passes, including for fellow January arrival Mohammed Salah to score his first Chelsea goal which completed the rout. “It is difficult (for him) to lose the ball,” Mourinho said. “But at the same time he is not the kind of guy to play any square passes. “He can do so and keep possession, but he can see the movement forward, look at the passing into space. “He is very clean. He recovers a lot of balls in a clean way, he doesn’t make fouls in dangerous positions. “I like him a lot because of his stability. He is a very stable player for someone who is still so young, only 25.” The arrival of Matic for a reported fee of £21million – considerably more than his valuation when he left – was offset by the big-money departures of Kevin De Bruyne and Juan Mata. Matic is ineligible in Europe, having represented Benfica already in the competition, so is limited to Premier League appearances, where his influence is already bearing fruit. Jose Mourinho lauded the influence of Nemanja Matic in Chelsea’s Premier League title challenge.last_img read more

first_imgNew Delhi: It has been four days since Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team sealed history at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Four days of pure joy as Kohli’s side became the first Asian team to win a Test series in Australia. Four days of absolute joy in ensuring India’s overseas woes ended in dramatic style. However, in the middle, there has been a serious distraction in the form of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s ‘outrageous’ comments on the talk show Koffee With Karan. The duo has been suspended and has been ordered to return home, throwing their participation even in the New Zealand series in doubt. Kohli, in the pre-match press conference, had condemned the views of the two players but insisted that the team morale is high and nothing can shatter that. The fact that India are squaring up against an Australia side that is still lacking in firepower gives them an advantage despite the off-field drama.The three ODIs, in addition to the five ODIs against New Zealand and the home ODIs against Australia are the final 13 ODIs for India to zero in on a combination before the World Cup begins in May which will be held in England. Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the series and this means Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the attack with Khaleel Ahmed and Mohammed Shami as the other three pacers. With the pitch expected to assist spin and having a fair sprinkling of grass, the likes of Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav have a big role. Jadeja, in particular, will double up as the bowling all-rounder in Pandya’s absence.Read More | BCCI suspends Pandya and Rahul, asks duo to return homeIndia’s batting is what gives them the edge. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan scored plenty of runs in the 2016 series along with Virat Kohli. The success of the top three has given India a massive edge in the last one year in ODIs. With the return of Kedar Jadhav and MS Dhoni, the lower middle order also looks in great shape. All eyes will be on Dhoni, who had an underwhelming performance with the bat last year and he will be desperate to make amends before the World Cup.Australia in transitionThe Australian cricket team is searching for good times. So much so that they have gone back to the 80s, a time of retro and disco. They have donned new attire but it will be interesting to see whether their new attire matches their new outlook. The selection of some players in the squad has raised eyebrows.Read More | Australia bring back 80s retro look in ODI jerseys vs IndiaPeter Siddle has not played an ODI for the last eight years while Nathan Lyon has played only 15 ODIs. The inclusion of Ashton Turner in Mitchell Marsh’s place has only increased the inexperience factor. The onus will be on Aaron Finch, who failed in the Tests but is a proven white-ball cricket performer, to carry Australia’s batting. Glenn Maxwell is the difference maker in the middle order while Australia’s bowling, with the likes of Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Billy Stanlake and Adam Zampa offer pace and variety.A win for India will put them in pole position to win the series while a loss could stall their momentum as they look to build for the World Cup. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

first_imgYou don’t truly realize just how early 2:45 a.m. is until you notice people returning home from a late night out just as you are starting your day. In the wee hours of Saturday morning, more than a few night owls sauntered through the courtyard at the University Gateway apartment building after what I can only assume was a particularly lively evening.Welcome back · The atmosphere in the student section during USC’s dramatic 20-17 victory over Stanford helped signify USC’s success in the national spotlight and made Saturday’s 3 a.m. wake-up call a wise decision. — Ralf Cheung | Daily TrojanFor members of the Trojan Knights, a student organization founded in 1921 that serves as the premiere spirit organization of USC, the day is just getting started. Though the group lends its support to all of USC’s athletic teams and participates in numerous charitable endeavors, the Knights are renowned for their ties with USC football. At each home game, the Knights sit in the front row of the student section and paint their bodies with a message of support for the team.I joined the Trojan Knights during the fall semester of 2012, and on Saturday I made my debut as a gameday painter. I opted for the Stanford game because I thought it would be the most fun game to watch from the student section, but I must admit that I had no idea just how eventful Saturday would end up being.Because of ESPN’s College GameDay’s presence on campus, there were two painting sessions: one for the morning show that began airing live at 6 a.m. and one for the actual game. Seeing as this would be my only opportunity of the season to paint, I decided to do both, which meant that I had a long day ahead of me. I met up with a group of about 15 other Knights in preparation for GameDay, and I can say that if I wasn’t fully awake when I got there, I was jolted out of my drowsiness as soon as the first brush of ice-cold paint was laid on.We started painting at 3 a.m. and left for McCarthy Quad around 4:30 a.m. The program was mostly uneventful and mainly consisted of us trying to stay warm while standing in the cold with no shirts on, but we received a huge boost of excitement when ESPN analyst Lee Corso stunned the crowd by picking USC to pull off the upset.After GameDay ended and the six-hour morning portion of the day concluded, a two-hour power nap was definitely in order. We reconvened at noon to begin preparation for the game, and headed to the stadium at 2 p.m. From then until kickoff, we helped set up the student section with pom-poms and card stunt instructions, which was a far more tedious task than I had expected and sapped what little energy remained after a lack of sleep.But as fans began to pour into the stadium, excitement started to build. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was packed for the first time all season, and the vibe around the stadium suggested that this would be a memorable night. In what was once perceived as a woeful, lost season after former head coach Lane Kiffin’s firing, the fact that this game was deemed important enough to be given a primetime 5 p.m. kickoff and be broadcast by ABC was an accomplishment in itself.The buildup to this game was unlike anything I had witnessed during my time as a USC student, and once the game began, the student section was as electric as I have ever seen it. In Stanford’s first drive of the game, the crowd noise forced the Cardinal to burn two timeouts and commit a false-start penalty, which only fueled the fans to cheer even louder.There were a season’s worth of highlight reel-worthy plays in this game that sent the crowd into a frenzy. Redshirt junior safety Dion Bailey’s interception in the fourth quarter drew perhaps the biggest reaction, at least until the game-winning 47-yard field goal by embattled junior kicker Andre Heidari. I must admit that as Heidari jogged onto the field, the majority of the fans around me were preparing for the game to go into overtime, and I felt the same way. But Heidari’s kick couldn’t have been more perfect, and I’ve never been happier to admit that I was wrong.When the clock finally hit zeros, nearly 18 hours after waking up, it hit me that what I had witnessed was much more than an upset over a top-five ranked rival. Given the circumstances, this was one of the most meaningful wins for USC in the past decade. For a team that’s been decimated by injuries and NCAA sanctions, a team that seemed destined to underachieve yet again after dismissing its head coach, this win meant much more than simply a boost in the conference standings. ABC sportscaster Brent Musburger said it best after the win was sealed when he proclaimed, “The Trojans are relevant again.”The win over Stanford gave fans who had endured a dismal 7-6 2012 season and some hard-to-watch low points of this season a reward for sticking around. I have seen fans storm the field on TV before, but I had never witnessed a field storming in person until Saturday. What struck me most about it was that fans came onto the field from all directions, not just from the student section. That speaks to the dedication of the Trojan Family, something that sounds a bit cliche but was proven to be anything but on Saturday.As students began to storm the field, I waited and watched as the scrum in the middle of the field grew bigger. I realized that what was probably the longest, most exhausting day of my life also was the most fun, exciting and rewarding experience of my college career. In what will end up being my final football game watching from the student section, the Trojans did not disappoint, and as interim head coach Ed Orgeron said to his players after the game, this will be a night that will always be remembered. “Inside the 20s” runs on Tuesdays. To comment on this story, email Nick at [email protected] or visit Nick on Twitter @NickSelbelast_img read more

first_img Published on October 31, 2017 at 10:02 pm Contact Nick: [email protected] | @nick_a_alvarez Eight years ago, Ian McIntyre and Jukka Masalin lounged at a hotel restaurant in Orlando, Florida, in the middle of another week-long recruiting trip. The pair had spent 12 hours watching high schoolers and were poring over notes when McIntyre’s phone rang. The voice on the other end of the line gave McIntyre a glimpse of his future as Syracuse’s head coach.The then-head coach at Hartwick College in Oneonta returned to the table and asked if Masalin, who had spent two years with McIntyre at Hartwick, would to join him at SU. They wanted to build a premier program upon a culture they felt reflected both of their aggressive, hard-working personalities.“I didn’t really have to think about it,” Masalin said. “I moved around more in my life than he has. I thought it was a clear step for us to move forward … I said, ‘Let’s do it.’”When McIntyre hired an assistant, he didn’t want someone who he coached or played against. Masalin fit the description. Overall, the culture the pair wanted to implement has yielded results in the form of a 62-30-11 record after winning five games in their first two years at Syracuse. Many current and former players credit Masalin and his “behind-the-scenes” work with a large part of the team’s success.Ten seasons later, their eighth at SU, McIntyre and Masalin have turned Syracuse into a nationally recognized program, though this season may not reflect it with the Orange (6-8-3, 0-6-2 Atlantic Coast) entering the ACC tournament Wednesday as the lowest seed. With a litany of underclassmen in starting roles, McIntyre and Masalin aren’t done fostering the environment they spoke of in that hotel restaurant. Because to close this season strong and engineer a resurgence for the program next year, McIntyre and Masalin will face their toughest task yet.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“We thought we could build something here,” Masalin said.Jukka Masalin (center, grey) has coached for eight years at Syracuse with head coach Ian McIntyre (left, blue). Josh Shub-Seltzer | Staff PhotographerOn Oct. 3, an hour before SU played Akron, Masalin stood inside a circle of players as he led them in core and leg stretches. Masalin, 44, wore a gray Nike shirt with an SU patch on the chest and blue shorts. He has stretched with every team he’s coached, and if not for Masalin’s thinning blond hair, he could be mistaken for one of the players.“I enjoy getting guys ready for something,” Masalin said. “I prepare them mentally. It’s almost like me being a part of it still.”At one point, he was employed as an assistant coach with three different Finnish youth teams. Masalin knew he would never be able to sit behind a desk, so he searched for a full-time coaching job. During what would be the final year of his career in 2003, Masalin received a job offer from a former teammate who was then the general manager of the Atlanta Silverbacks of the United Soccer League. Masalin obtained his green card and moved to the United States.“The whole game itself,” Masalin said, “you feel like you owe something to it… You just want to be part of it, you want to give back.”Masalin has built up SU’s program by giving chances to players that remind him of himself. Sometimes he has personal friends scout European players. Most of the time he relies on organizations such as College Scholarship USA, a company that connects potential student-athletes with schools in the U.S. Former forward Emil Ekblom, who scored 18 goals over two seasons, came from CSUSA. The bedrock of SU’s program — Julian Buscher, Juuso Pasanen and Oyvind Alseth — were all recruited by Masalin.The core pieces of the 2017 team were also brought in due to Masalin’s recruiting. Mo Adams, a sophomore captain, received a phone call from him days after SU’s 2015 season ended in the program’s first College Cup appearance. Goalkeeper Hendrik Hilpert met Masalin in Germany and was persuaded to join the Orange. Sondre Norheim, a freshman defender, Skyped with Masalin after connecting through CSUSA.“There’s a lot of players that get chopped off at the age of 17 or 18,” Masalin said. “They start thinking, ‘What am I doing next?’ Up until then, it’s all soccer. They think they’re going to be a pro player.”Syracuse has gone 62-30-11 with Jukka Masalin on staff. Josh Shub-Seltzer | Staff PhotographerAbout three weeks after the Akron matchup on Oct. 21, Masalin prepped his team for a clash against then-No. 7 Clemson. After hugging each of the players, Masalin returned to his usual seat on Syracuse’s bench, the one closest to McIntyre. During the game, the Orange head coach stalked the sidelines, and shouted directions at players while Masalin remained silent.“In coaching,” Masalin said, “everything comes first and you come last. I don’t have to perform on the sidelines. Our job is done before the whistle blows. I was fiery and feisty as a player, but I still got a little of fire in my belly while I’m on the sidelines.”When Masalin stopped playing and moved to the USL in 2003, he struggled to adjust. He had won two league championships in Finland and viewed the transition as a “step-down.” He doubted he would stay in the states and thought about getting a Finnish coaching license and moving back home.Part of his doubts stemmed from the fact that the USL was a struggling league. Masalin joined the Rochester Rhinos and coached in New York for two years after his previous team folded. Prior to the 2008 season, the Rhinos went bankrupt. His last duty as an assistant was to call then-Hartwick head coach, McIntyre, and cancel a preseason game.“I’m calling you up first of all to say we’re not playing a game anymore,” Masalin remembered saying. “And, do you need an assistant?”With “nothing to lose,” Masalin drove to McIntyre’s office for an interview. In a four-hour long meeting, the two discussed their playing careers and spoke about an ideal culture for a successful collegiate program. At the end, McIntyre offered Masalin a job.“I wanted something fresh and Jukka represented that,” McIntyre said. “You surround yourself with players and coaches you want to go to battle with each and every night. … I’m delighted to have Jukka right by my side.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

first_imgShare Winning Post: Swedish regulator pushes back on ‘Storebror’ approach to deposit limits August 24, 2020 Golden Race has received the certification to distribute its complete suite of virtual sports products including races, football leagues and tournaments to licensed operators in Sweden. The certification has been issued by Quinel – an internationally accredited testing lab and inspection body – in accordance with the Swedish Gambling Authority standards and regulations, reinforcing the quality and reliability of Golden Race’s set of products. “We are very happy that we have been certified in Sweden and are now able to start operations there,” said Martin Wachter, Golden Race’s CEO and Founder. “Our main aim is to be certified in every regulated market, so that more responsible and compliant operators around the world have the possibility to offer our successful games to their players.”The Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) reported in March that licensed operators in the country generated revenue of SEK24.8bn (£2.03bn/€2.34bn/$2.62bn) in 2019.This certification for the Swedish market, said Golden Race, completes a “pool of certifications and licences” it now has for demanding betting and gaming jurisdictions including Malta, Spain, Italy and the UK.The company’s retail-based software is run by more than 50,000 betting shops, while over 400 websites across the world are operating its online virtual sports solution. Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch August 26, 2020 Related Articles Share StumbleUpon Global Gaming adds sportsbook extension to Ninja property August 25, 2020 Submitlast_img read more

first_imgAustralian John O’Neill has quit as director of the 2015 Rugby World Cup citing personal reasons, the International Rugby Board (IRB) said on Tuesday.O’Neill, a former chief of the Australian Rugby Union as well as the Football Federation Australia, confirmed his departure was effective immediately.He held the role since March 2012 and IRB chairperson  Bernard Lapasset said in a statement he “reluctantly accepted” the resignation.”The board would like to thank John for his exceptional contribution and his tireless dedication to strengthening the Rugby World Cup brand, profile and profitability for the benefit of the global game,” he said, without going into the reason for the Australian quitting.O’Neill wished the organisation success for next year’s showpiece in England and the 2019 World Cup in Japan, with the IRB’s executive committee meeting in March set to discuss a new appointment.O’Neill’s resignation came on the same day Michael O’Connor quit as coach of Australia’s Rugby Sevens team, citing family reasons.last_img read more

first_imgBlack Stars dress for their first training in America(Miami)Black Stars dress for their first training in America(Miami)Wakasso Mubarak and Agyemang Badu in a chat before training Defender Daniel Opare Tawiah massages calf ahead of training Deputy captain Michael Essien stretches ahead of training Dede and Kelvin trying the BrazzuccaDoctor Baba and Adam Larsen Kwarasey in a chatCaptain Asamoah  Gyan in actionlast_img

first_imgA Martin Antwi first half strike handed Inter Allies their first home loss in the FCPPL on Saturday.Going into the game, the ‘Eleven Is To One’ side had scored 10 goals and conceded only in six previous home games this campaign but visitors Wafa changed the script by gallantly protecting their 41st minute lead.Inter Allies threatened to equalise on quiet a number of occasions but the Academy side kept to their beautiful style of play with George Waja putting up a man-of-the-match performance.With other match day 14 games set for Sunday, Wafa have moved into second place on 24 points – two better than Aduana Stars who host Bechem United in one of the day’s five regional derbies.Chief among them is the Accra derby which will have Great Olympics host city rivals Hearts of Oak at the Accra Stadium. This will be their 89th league fixture in as many years with Hearts having the most wins – 38. Olympics have won 22 of the derby games while 28 have ended in stalemates.New Edubiase United will host Asante Kotoko in the Ashanti derby while Hassacas entertain Medeama SC at the Essipong Stadium. The second Brong Ahafo derby has B.A United hosting Berekum Chelsea at the Sunyani Coronation Park.League leaders AshantiGold are faced with a tricky test up North in a trip to All Stars at the Wa Park.Match day 14 Fixtures – SundayGreat Olympics v Hearts of OakNew Edubiase v Asante Kotoko Aduana Stars v Bechem UnitedB.A United v Berekum ChelseaHasaacas v MedeamaAll Stars v AshantiGoldHeart of Lions v Liberty –Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmithlast_img read more

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Trump bumpN.Y.: Donald Trump was born in Queens — just like the Mets — and raised by his father to buy as many New York skyline hotels, office buildings and luxury condos as possible. Insists he was once approached by Mets owner Fred Wilpon to buy a share of the team but declined because he didn’t want just a minority piece, but a majority (as if the MLB would approve that anyway considering Trump’s ties to the gaming industry). Got into a minor controversy this season when Mets pitcher Matt Harvey thanked Trump for letting him and some teammates play on his Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point. the New York Daily News ran a headline: “A-hole In One: Tone Deaf Mets Ace Plays Trump Card.”L.A.: The Dodgers have held their annual charity event at the Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles. Which isn’t in Los Angeles, but actually Rancho Palos Verdes. In March, the PGA of America said its 2015 Grand Slam of Golf would be at Trump’s course in November. Then the Republican presidential candidate said a few things about immigration. Then the PGA said it was not only revoking its deal with Trump but canceling the event altogether. The Dodgers also decided not to hold an annual charity golf event this season rather than have it at the Trump course.Advantage: Seriously? Neither. This is a true lose-lose.Ownership power N.Y.: Mets owner Wilpon, co-founder of New York-based Sterling Equities commercial real estate development, has a net worth of $500 million even after he claimed to have lost some $700 million in the Bernie Madoff scam. He also claims Sandy Koufax as a personal friend.L.A.: Dodgers majority owner Mark Walter, a Chicago financier with Guggenheim Partners, has a net worth of $2.8 billion. He has since been introduced to Koufax and claims Magic Johnson as a business associate.Advantage: L.A. Even if Frank McCourt continues to get some spare change in the seat cushions for his parking lot surrounding Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers still have much deeper pockets.Channeling the fansN.Y.: Mets own a majority share of SportsNet New York, launched in 2006 with Time Warner Cable as a minority partner. Millions of New Yorkers have access to it.L.A.: Dodgers own SportsNet L.A., launched in 2013 with Time Warner Cable as a majority rights holder. Hundreds of Southern Californians have access to it.Advantage: N.Y. The city with the nation’s largest TV market apparently knows how to get a distribution deal done. The Dodgers, in the No. 2 TV market, could learn something there.The mascotsN.Y.: Mr. Met.L.A.: None. Although Tommy Lasorda would be considered the closest thing to that definition.Advantage: L.A. Y’ever met Mr. Met? It looks like a cross between Bartolo Colon, the Jack In The Box clown and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. There are some 40 mascots in MLB today — some teams have a few of ’em — and Forbes once ran a poll that said Mr. Met was deemed “most popular” among them. Lasorda should have been given consideration.Mayoral supportN.Y.: Bill de Blasio, who was once booed at Citi Field after making a ceremonial first pitch. Claims he’s a Red Sox fan.L.A.: Eric Garcetti, who once dropped an F-bomb during live coverage of a Kings’ Stanley Cup victory parade celebration.Advantage: L.A. Imagine the smack talk Garcetti would have for former L.A. mayors Richard Riordan, James Hahn and Antonio Villaraigosa, seeing how the Dodgers last won a World Series when Tom Bradley was mayor 27 years ago.Downtown skylineN.Y.: One World Trade Center on 57th Street, aka the Freedom Tower, is 1,776 feet tall (104 floors)L.A.: The U.S. Bank Tower on 5th Street, formerly the First Interstate Bank Center, is 1,018 feet tall (73 floors).Advantage: L.A. Size doesn’t matter, especially in the land of earthquakes (see the movie “San Andreas” … or don’t). Besides, the owner of the Nordstrom Tower right down the street on New York’s “Billionaires’ Row” is threatening to expand his antenna to 1,795 feet. Does that mean they’ll rename the Freedom Tower as the “Nordstrom Rack Shack”? Geographically challenged managersN.Y.: Mets skipper Terry Collins played in the Dodgers’ minor-league organization, managed their Triple-A affiliate and spent a few years managing the Anaheim Angels before going back to the Dodgers as a minor-league field coordinator and farm director. Eventually, the Mets hired him.L.A.: Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly played his entire 14-year big-league career in New York for the Yankees, became a hitting coach for Joe Torre’s Yankees, somehow became part of a package deal when Torre became the Dodgers’ manager and has survived five seasons running the team.Advantage: N.Y. The 66-year-old Collins, the big league’s oldest manager, may not have led a team to the playoffs before, but his compass seems to be better calibrated. He challenged 34 calls this season and had 19 overturned (56 percent). Mattingly challenged 41 calls and had only 17 overturned (41 percent).The ‘mane’ pitchersN.Y.: Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, who open the series in Games 1 and 2 on the mound.L.A.: Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, who open the series in Games 1 and 2 on the mound.Advantage: L.A. Consider Kershaw and Greinke made a combined $58 million this season — more than the entire Arizona Diamondbacks roster. And you can’t find a cheap hair stylist? The Mets have done much more promotionally. Syndergaard is known as Thor for his long blond locks, and the team used deGrom’s shaggy ’do for a marketing campaign, giving out posters with a silhouette of him and the slogan #hairwego.Implosion alertN.Y.: Game 3 starter Matt Harvey, raked over the coals for being late for a mandatory workout this week, has also been involved in a controversy over innings pitched in relation to his Tommy John surgery two years ago.L.A.: The bullpen. The 3.91 staff ERA for the pen is the second-highest of any of the 10 teams that made the playoffs (behind the Rangers’ 4.12). The .317 batting average of balls put into play against the pen was the third-highest in the game. Advantage: N.Y. Dodgers fan @LA-Bullpen on Twitter has already been printing T-shirts that read: “My Bullpen Makes Me Drink.”Roster payrollN.Y.: $99.6 million (ranks 20th out of 30 teams)L.A.: $227.3 million (ranks first).Advantage: N.Y. The Mets could get swept, but they’ll still have advanced farther than New York’s other team (Yankees second at $214.2 million).Inter-city title bragging rightsN.Y.: The Yankees won the 1977 and ’78 World Series over the Dodgers.L.A.: The Kings dumped the Rangers in a double-OT decisive game to clinch the 2014 Stanley Cup.Advantage: L.A. Besides, the Dodgers gained some revenge in squashing the Yankees in the 1981 World Series. But then, Trump’s New Jersey Generals defeated the L.A. Express in the first United States Football League game at the Coliseum in 1983. Somehow, it always comes back to The Donald.center_img This N.Y.-L.A. culture clash that starts Friday at Dodger Stadium is far more complicated than just comparing apples to oranges. Think more of people with orange hair and Rally Bananas.Depending on how you drink in this Dodgers-Mets best-of-five 2015 National League Division Series, the team you cozy up to could come down to a simple preference for the original Bloody Mary from the King Cole Bar & Salon at the St. Regis in New York or a classic (don’t call me Kirk) Gibson martini from Musso & Frank in Hollywood.Hey, it’s 6 o’clock somewhere. Here’s our tale of the tape with a twist of irony:last_img read more

first_imgMEMPHIS — When Lonzo Ball twisted his knee in overtime on Saturday, he thought little of it. The pain went away after the next play. The rest of the evening, he felt fine, too.“Then I woke up the next morning and could barely walk,” the rookie point guard said after sitting out the Lakers’ 123-114 loss to the Grizzlies on Monday at FedEx Forum.The Lakers are 0-7 this season when Ball does not play.Ball joined Brandon Ingram on the sidelines, and the Lakers showed just how important the pair of No. 2 overall picks are to their success on the floor. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersWhile Ingram was a game-time decision on Monday with a mild ankle sprain, Ball’s situation seems more serious. The Lakers will practice Tuesday in Oklahoma City before facing the Thunder the following night.Ball’s status is very much in question for that matchup. He said he was unsure if he would be able to test out the knee.“If it is like today,” he said, “probably not. But if it’s a little better when I wake up, then yeah.”Ball returned to the lineup on Jan. 5 after missing the previous six games with a sprained shoulder. The Lakers lost to Charlotte that night, but proceeded to reel off a season-best four straight wins.“It’s tough,” Ball said. “Obviously I want to play. Any chance I can, it’s my job, I love putting on a show for people, and it’s hard to sit back here and watch the game. Got to stay positive and try to get back as fast as I can.”center_img Ball said he suffered the injury in overtime in Dallas, on a late basket that helped the Lakers secure their fourth win in a row. He said he felt incrementally better on Monday than the day before.“It’s getting better,” he said. “Obviously still couldn’t play today. So just got to ramp up the treatment and get well soon.”FITS LIKE A GLOVEHe had not practiced and had only been briefed on the Lakers’ offense in the most general terms by South Bay Lakers coach Coby Karl. Still, with the Lakers trailing by 20 at the start of the fourth quarter, Lakers coach Luke Walton turned to Gary Payton II.Prior to the loss, Walton said it was possible he would play Payton, who signed a two-way contract with the Lakers on Monday morning, but that it would not be the ideal situation.“Defensively, we feel comfortable with what he can do out there for us,” Walton said, “but offensively, obviously never practicing and knowing the play calls and this and that would get a little complicated.”Indeed, the Lakers’ coach cast aside most of the playbook for Payton, as the team just ran repeated pick-and-rolls and tried to score in transition.“When we put him in, we were just looking for guys willing to fight,” Walton said. “I thought he did a good job even though he’s only been on the team for a few hours now. He did a good job of fighting and made some nice plays for us.”The son of former Lakers point guard and NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton, the latest addition to the locker room seemed unfazed by the unique circumstances.“It’s a young team,” Payton said, “they like to run. That’s what I do best is play defense, run in transition and get buckets.”Payton appeared in 18 games over the past two seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 2.8 points and 1.2 assists in 11.4 minutes per game.He arrived in Memphis on Monday morning, signed a contract that will allow him to split his time between the Lakers and their G-League affiliate, and within hours was on the court warming up with assistant coach Jud Buechler.Like his legendary father, who played for the Lakers in 2003-04, Payton is a point guard and hangs his hat on defense. That might be where the similarities end, though.“I don’t have the trash talk like he does,” Payton said, “but I can still get it going. We kind of have similar games, but I’m above the rim more than he was. So you can throw it up to me.”KING IN MEMPHISThe Lakers and Grizzlies were one of the games featured as part of the NBA’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day lineup.“It’s absolutely an honor to play on this holiday,” Walton said.He added that what separated King as a leader was “he emphasized doing it through a peaceful manner.”“All he wanted was what everyone should want,” Walton said, “that’s equality. You don’t see skin color, male, female, everyone has the same opportunities and the same rights and the same opportunities to really make something of themselves.“So to be able to play on this day, especially in a sport where you get so many people from different backgrounds and different places around the world is an honor.”The Lakers on Sunday afternoon visited the National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel where King was assassinated in 1968.last_img read more

first_imgWith his third NFL chance, wide receiver Josh Gordon is going from Tom Brady and the Patriots to Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. Gordon was claimed by Seattle following his release from New England earlier this month.Gordon, recovering from a knee injury, was not ready to go for the Seahawks’ Week 9 home game, but he will be a consideration for Week 10’s big NFC West road game at the division-leading 49ers. “He’s a unique talent. Next week, we’ll take a look and see what he looks like,” Carroll said. “He’s done a lot of good stuff and made a lot of good plays.”Because the Seahawks, like the Patriots, are a very capable offense without Gordon, this the ultimate low-risk, super high-reward move. Although it would be nice to have his services against former Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman and a tough San Francisco pass defense, you can bet they will make sure he’s physically and mentally ready before playing him. Carroll is a different style of coach than Biil Belichick, but he’s also welcoming to anyone who can “Do Their Job” to help the Seahawks win more games. The supportive culture and coaching is there for Gordon to make Seattle a final, fruitful NFL stop. JOSH GORDON TIMELINE:WR’s twisting path leads him to SeahawksWhy did the Seahawks, rather deep at wide receiver, decide to claim Gordon and what reason is there to think it will the team-player relationship will work out better and for longer than it did for Gordon with the Patriots or Browns? Here’s breaking it down:How Josh Gordon improves the Seahawks’ receiving corps, offenseGordon, 28, at 6-3, 225 pounds will be another downfield threat for Wilson outside to join promising rookie second-rounder D.K. Metcalf, who at 6-4, 229 pounds has posted 23 catches for 405 yards and four touchdowns halfway through his first NFL season. Metcalf has been a strong deep and red zone threat, averaging 17.5 yards per catch. With New England and Cleveland, Gordon averaged 17.1 yards per catch, spiked by his league-leading 1,646 receiving yards in ’13. Tyler Lockett was the Seahawks’ premier home-run hitter last year and can still deliver big plays, but his role has been adjusted to take on more of slot possession duties, too, in the wake of Doug Baldwin’s retirement.Before Gordon, the Seahawks’ third-best reciever was Jaron Brown, followed by youngsters David Moore, Malik Turner and Gary Jennings. With the loss of tight end Will Dissly, Wilson was hurting for reliable targets in general to both stretch the field and finish drives.No wonder he was pumped at the news of Gordon’s addition.Welcome Flash.Time to put in this [email protected]_GORDONXII— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) November 1, 2019Gordon won’t suddenly make the Seahawks a pass-first team, however. They still will be grounded and run-heavy with Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny remaining the foundation of Brian Schottenheimer’s offense. But he can still be a key downfield weapon.Wilson’s pass attempts are up to an average of 31 per game from fewer than 27 last year, partly because Seattle’s defense is more of a liability. He leads the NFL in TD passes over eight games with 19, and he’s done it at a career-high 8.5 yards per attempt and 115.5 passer rating.Wilson isn’t a dinker and dunker. He also doesn’t need volume to put up big passing numbers. He’s the league’s most efficient deep-ball passer and the running game facilitates that on play-action. The speed and quickness of Lockett was already hard to handle inside and now Metcalf has posed size problems for defensive backs. Gordon will often find himself in favorable matchups in a system tailored to his strengths, playing off Lockett and Metcalf like he did Julian Edleman and Rob Gronkowski.Why do the Seahawks think Josh Gordon will give them his best?Gordon had some great moments for the Patriots in less than two full seasons. Consider over 17 games, he posted 60 catches for 1,007 yards and 4 TDs. He worked hard and handled the complicated offense well. Gordon showed good chemistry with and was trusted by Brady when on the field. The issue, of course, was Gordon’s availability. When he wasn’t missing time with injury, he was making time to take care of himself the right way off the field to get past his past struggles with substance abuse.Gordon is a smart and articulate individual, and the type of quiet, grinding player who has worked out well for Seahawks coach Pete Carroll several times in the past. Carroll has been able to focus more on talent and has belief that his rah-rah style can get everyone to buy into his college-styled program.Carroll shared with reporters his optimism about the acquisition.last_img read more

first_imgIn scenes that will have caused consternation to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, Jones went down gesturing to his heavily strapped left thigh and had to come off, with Liverpool’s Joe Gomez taking over.Germany already looked the more dangerous side by that point, with Sane showing signs of his superlative Manchester City form by crashing a shot against Pickford’s bar from a position on the right.Pickford, promoted after Jack Butland broke a finger in training, twice showed textbook technique to thwart Timo Werner with one-handed saves, Jones heading Sane’s follow-up off the line on the first occasion.England began to assert themselves as half-time neared, Abraham seeing a shot drift just wide via a deflection off Antonio Rudiger and Jamie Vardy lobbing Marc-Andre ter Stegen, only for Matthias Ginter to head clear.Vardy went closer early in the first half when he met Kieran Trippier’s cross with a firm downward header, but Ter Stegen got down to his right to paw the ball away.Loftus-Cheek became more influential as the second half wore on, drifting away from challenges and using the ball intelligently, but neither he nor anyone else could provide the spark required to break the deadlock.England should have won it at the death when Harry Maguire’s back-post header from Marcus Rashford’s free-kick fell to substitute Jesse Lingard six yards from goal, but he wastefully skied his shot over the bar.Share on: WhatsApp London, United Kingdom | AFP |  England debutants Jordan Pickford and Ruben Loftus-Cheek caught the eye as Gareth Southgate’s injured-ravaged side played out a 0-0 draw with world champions Germany in Friday’s Wembley friendly.Everton goalkeeper Pickford, 23, made a number of smart saves, while 21-year-old Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek, who is on loan at Crystal Palace, produced an assured display in the number 10 shirt.It was only the second time in seven matches that England had avoided defeat against Germany at Wembley, with the other game a draw in the semi-finals of Euro 96 that culminated in a penalty shootout loss.Gareth Southgate was the fall guy back then, but the England manager had more to smile about on this occasion, albeit despite a first-half injury to Phil Jones further limiting his options ahead of Tuesday’s friendly with Brazil.Joachim Loew’s Germany, for whom RB Leipzig full-back Marcel Halstenberg made his debut, came closest to scoring when winger Leroy Sane rattled the crossbar midway through the first half.The Confederations Cup winners missed out on an eighth successive win, but they have now gone 20 games unbeaten ahead of their year-ending home game with France — the last team to beat them — on Tuesday.England’s injury plight obliged Southgate to hand debuts to Pickford, Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham and he quickly found himself having to pitch another newcomer into the fray.last_img read more

first_imgImage Courtesy: The WeekAdvertisement ahNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsdjpmWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eka( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 4iicWould you ever consider trying this?😱ddenCan your students do this? 🌚4iwbuRoller skating! Powered by Firework Seeing a direct goal from a corner kick is a sight to behold. From Colombia’s Marco Coll beating the legendary Lev Yashin in the 1962 FIFA World Cup, to Real Madrid talisman Toni Kroos catching Valencia FC goalkeeper off-guard last month, this near impossible way to score goals takes years of precise accuracy with the foot. But can a kid do that? Yes, a boy named Dani PK can. The 10 year old Keralite prodigy footballer had the pinpoint precision to swerve one in from the corner flag, and it is going viral all over the internet.Advertisement Image Courtesy: The WeekDani PK plays for the Kerala Football Training Centre (KFTC) club, and his unbelievable yet amazing achievement in the final match of the All Kerala Kids Football tournament, held at Meenangadi in the Wayanad district of Kerala.Dani’s shot to limelight is credited to none other than legendary Indian footballer I.M. Vijayan. The 50 year old uploaded the clip on his official Twitter handle. Check it out below-Advertisement This mesmerising corner goal wasn’t Dani’s only achievement. The youngster scored a hat trick in the final, and was also awarded ‘Player of the Tournament’ for scoring a total of 13 goals in the tournament.Currently studying in the fifth standard of Presentation School in Kozhikode, this sensational goal has earned the kid nickname of ‘Lionel’. Speaking to Indian news magazine The Week, Dani’s father Abu Hashim stated that his son is an avid football fan from a vbery young age.“Football is his favourite sport. He loves it so much that no matter how many footballs we buy him, he always asks for another,” Hashim said in the interview.Working as a photographer for Malayala Manorama, Hashim revealed that Dani’s favourite team are the catalan giants, indicating Messi is his idol: “Dani swears by Barcelona. So, no prizes for guessing who his footballing idol is.”“Every morning, Novia and I have to help him with packing his school bag as per the timetable. But he needs no alarm clock, no help to wake up or pack his football kit when he has to go for training at 6 am. Such is his love for the game,” Dani’s father concluded.Also read-Watch: New Zealand kid perfectly imitates Jasprit Bumrah’s action!Watch: Incredible young kid mirrors Roger Federer’s footwork and shot-making by watching him on TV!  Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgTen foreigners were among 36 persons arrested on Saturday morning as the Guyana Police Force continues its ‘Operation Restore Order’.The 88 grams of marijuana in questionDuring the operation, several cordon and search exercises were carried out in the North Cummingsburg and Kingston areas in Georgetown. The 36 persons were detained for various offences, including Trafficking in Persons (TIP).According to Police Publication Relations Officer (PRO), Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan, a Rosemary Lane, Georgetown resident was found in possession of 88 grams of cannabis packaged in small-sized ziplock bags, while two motorcycles and a flat screen television suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained were found.Superintendent Ramlakhan said that two senior superintendents spearheaded the more than three-hour long operation that involved a total of 108 ranks.last_img read more

first_imgEven as the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) issued six radio licences to broadcasters during a Friday morning ceremony, the entity is warning delinquent operators to get their compliance in order by March 2018 or be taken off air pending legal action.Speaking after the ceremony, GNBA Chairman Leslie Sobers announced the three-month grace period. He told media operatives that while some broadcasters have been making contact and working out payment terms, others are not so circumspect.GNBA Chairman Leslie Sobers as he signs one of the licences“They have been coming in and some have been working out arrangements where the backlog is a lot and they really want a grace period or payment term. But there are others who are quite blatant, and we will deal with them,” Sobers related.“Things are happening and once they bring themselves into full compliance, we will be licensing them. The converse of this is that those continually refusing or failing to bring themselves into compliance, we will not issue them with a licence. And when we don’t issue them with a licence, we will call upon them to stop broadcasting and then take legal action against them if they don’t.”Sobers emphasised that the Authority would not allow illegal broadcasts to continue after the first quarter of 2017. He said that as soon as this period is over, legal action will be taken against defaulters and any unlawful broadcasters still on air will be taken off.“It (corrective action) has to be in the first quarter. Because we will not allow illegal radio broadcast to go on past the first quarter of this year. So that’s a message to all illegal broadcasters, bring yourself into full compliance or be prepared to be taken off the air by March.”At the ceremony, six entities received their broadcasting licences, with Sobers announcing that they had brought themselves into compliance as of 2016. This is the second distribution exercise carried out by the authority under Sobers’ tenure. In November of last year, six entities also received licences.It is understood that the GNBA has been going through the list of compliant broadcasters, to determine who will not be reissued licences. The Broadcast Amendment Act of 2017 gives the GNBA broad powers to deal with broadcasters not in compliance.In addition to this, the GNBA Board is also contemplating moving away from issuing one-year licences, rather issuing those that could last for two years. The law allows the GNBA to grant licences for not more than 10 years.last_img read more

first_imgThe game was close in the first half, with Arroyo taking a six-point lead into the break after Jerry Urbano made a layup with time running out. The teams continued to play close until the end of the third quarter, when Arroyo opened up its first double-digit lead. Arroyo ended up leading by nine at the end of the third quarter. Arroyo High’s boys basketball team got its postseason started on the right foot Wednesday by keeping Garden Grove at bay for a 60-52 victory in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IV-AA playoffs. The Knights (15-12) led nearly the entire way but had to continually turn away Garden Grove’s rallies and never took a comfortable lead. “Jerry does all the little things well for our team,” he said. “He’s been our MVP over the past few games.” McCollough also praised Urbano as one of the best defenders in the Valley. The Argonauts were led by Tony Pham’s 17 points. Arroyo’s next opponent is St. Margaret’s in San Juan Capistrano on Friday. The Tartans, the top seed in the division at 19-5 overall, received a bye in the first round. “We’re not gonna lay down, we’re gonna go after them,” McCollough said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img The Knights opened the fourth quarter with four consecutive points for a 13 point lead. They went on to create their biggest lead, 14, and never looked back. The Argonauts didn’t relent, but their comeback attempt in the fourth quarter came up short. The Knights had three players score in double figures. They were led by Urbano, who had 20 points. Jeremy Morita had 18 and Martin Gomez 12 in the winning effort. “We got some easy baskets down on their end, and our defense played really well tonight.” Arroyo head coach Lydell McCollough said. He praised his team’s work on defense, Urbano in particular. last_img read more

first_imgWith 19 games played in the 38-match campaign, AFP Sport compiles a half-term report for the Premier League’s big six ahead of the Boxing Day fixtures.Manchester CityWhen City’s Abu Dhabi-based owners hired Guardiola last year, they dreamed of the Spaniard delivering bountiful success in swaggering style.A trophy-less first season in England was a huge disappointment, but the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss has worked his magic this term.Playing such dazzling football that they have already been ranked among England’s all-time great teams, City have reeled off a record 17 successive league wins to move 13 points clear at the top.Guardiola spent big money to overhaul his squad in the close-season, but he has also shown a deft touch to bring the best out of key players like Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne.The title race has been turned into a lengthy coronation by unbeaten City and, ahead of their visit to Newcastle United on Wednesday, the only questions remaining are how early they clinch the trophy and how many records they set in the process.Manchester UnitedWhen Romelu Lukaku sprinted clear to notch his first league goal for United on the opening weekend of the season against West Ham United, it seemed Jose Mourinho had found the powerful attacking talisman that all his best teams have employed.Lukaku, a close-season signing from Everton, hit 11 goals in his first 10 games as United matched free-scoring City blow for blow, but suddenly the goals dried up for the Belgian.With Lukaku under fire from his own fans, the increasingly tetchy Mourinho has been unable to scheme enough goals from other areas.The nadir coming in a tedious 0-0 draw at Liverpool when Mourinho’s cautious tactics were widely panned.City’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford was another hammer blow and United, who host Burnley on Tuesday, may need more major investment to catch up.ChelseaThe champions hadn’t even started their title defence when Blues boss Antonio Conte gave an ominous warning about their prospects.Frustrated by Chelsea’s failure to land his top transfer targets, Conte was already convinced his squad lacked the depth to compete for the title and challenge in the Champions League.The Italian has been spot on and City showed how far ahead they were with a clinical 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge, while dismal losses at Crystal Palace and West Ham have kept Chelsea from establishing any momentum.Alvaro Morata’s predatory finishing in his debut season has been one of the few bright spots for Conte, whose side take on Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday languishing 16 points behind City.LiverpoolLast Friday’s scintillating 3-3 draw at Arsenal showcased everything good about Jurgen Klopp’s commitment to an eye-catching style of play — but just as significantly it emphasised the problems with the German’s team as currently constructed.Having taken a two-goal lead with some enterprising play from their ‘fab four’ of Philippe Coutinho, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, Liverpool then collapsed at the back and conceded three goals in five minutes.Sloppy defending and weak goalkeeping from Simon Mignolet have been a recurring motif of Klopp’s reign and, with fourth-placed Liverpool hosting Swansea City on Tuesday, the problem must be resolved soon if the Reds are to avoid a season of underachievement.Arsenal/TottenhamArsene Wenger has presided over the latest in a long line of underwhelming Arsenal campaigns and the Gunners go to Crystal Palace on Thursday an incredible 21 points behind City.Wenger’s failure to persuade Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil to extend their soon-to-expire contracts has been a huge distraction and Arsenal’s wait for a first title since 2004 is destined to go on.Across north London, fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur have been unable to build on last season’s second-place finish as they struggled to adapt to playing their home games at Wembley while White Hart Lane is redeveloped.Problems in away games against their top-six rivals have added to the angst for boss Mauricio Pochettino.Fixtures (6pm unless stated)TuesdayBournemouth v West Ham, Chelsea v Brighton, Huddersfield v Stoke, Liverpool v Swansea (8:30pm), Manchester United v Burnley, Tottenham v Southampton (3:30pm), Watford v Leicester, West Brom v EvertonWednesdayNewcastle v Manchester City (10:45pm)ThursdayCrystal Palace v Arsenal (11pm)0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s side is on a record-breaking sprint towards the Premier League title © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFLONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 25 – With Manchester City on a record-breaking sprint towards the Premier League title, the leaders have reached the halfway point of the season looking simply unstoppable.The future is bright for Pep Guardiola’s side, but City’s rivals face a more uncertain time in 2018 as they try to bridge the gulf in class.last_img read more

first_imgDonegal have won their first Ulster Minor Football Championship in eight years after a convincing win over Armagh in this afternoon’s final in Clones.A goal from John Campbell saw Declan Bonner’s young side hold a comfortable 1-09 to 0-02 lead at half time.A composed performance in the second period, capped by a last minute goal, ensured the title was making its way back to Donegal for the first time since 2006. So, that is the first half of what we hope is a memorable double –  Jim McGuinness’s boys take on Monaghan in the senior final at 4.00pm.Come on, Donegal!!!ULSTER MINOR TITLE BACK IN DONEGAL AFTER EIGHT YEAR ABSENCE was last modified: July 20th, 2014 by johngerardShare 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:ChampionsdonegalfinalFootballMinorlast_img read more

first_imgA woman has been taken to hospital after she was knocked down in West Donegal this morning.The woman was taken to hospital.The accident occurred at the Glen Road in Annagry just after 11am.She was struck by a car and was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital. The woman’s injuries are not life-threatening.The road has ben closed for a forensic examination of the scene. WOMAN RUSHED TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING KNOCKED DOWN was last modified: October 7th, 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:accidentAnnagrydonegalHOPSITALwomanlast_img read more

first_imgDaniel O’Donnell has stood firmly alongside embattled RTE workers with a badge showing his support.The Kincasslagh singer was seen wearing a badge with the Irish slogan “RTE, sabhail e” which means ‘Save RTE.”The image has been shared by the National Union of Journalist’s Dublin Broadcasting branch. RTE is in a state of change and is planning to cut more than 200 jobs as well as freezing salaries and cutting salaries.The organisation is hoping to save €60M over three years.The station’s top earners including Late Late Show presenter Ryan Tubridy are facing up to 15% pay cuts as Donnybrook bosses try to balance the books.Daniel backs embattled RTE workers was last modified: November 28th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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:daniel o’donnelldonegalRTEsolidaritylast_img read more

first_imgCathay Pacific is increasing its Airbus A350 services to Australia from late October with Perth to see the fuel-efficient jet on a scheduled service for the first time and Melbourne to get a second flight.Cathay will introduce the A350 on its daily CX170/171 Perth service from October 29 while Melbourne will get its second service (CX163/178) on the same date.The new jet, featuring Cathay’s latest product, began serving Melbourne in February and will next week start daily flights into Brisbane.The A350 is the main rival to Boeing’s 787 and Cathay ordered 22 A350 -900s, in addition to 26 of the bigger A350-1000s. A new wing design combines with other aerodynamic and system improvements as well as a carbon fibre fuselage and fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce engines to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn. Along with reduced maintenance requirements, this means a plane that is significantly cheaper to operate.Features include vertical walls and larger windows make the 280-seat plane, already touted as the widest in its class, seem even bigger than it is. here are also outsize luggage bins big enough to take roller bags on their side and Airbus says the cabin is 50 per cent quieter than older aircraft in terms of perceived noise.A lower cabin altitude of 6,000ft, compared to as much as 8000ft in some other planes, helps fight jetlag and LED lighting helps set the mood.The A350 offers 38 seats in business class, 28 in premium economy and 214 in economy class. Cathay says that moving from the Airbus A330 to an A350 equates to more than 406 additional seats per week. “We’ve been flying into Perth since 1970 and we’re thrilled to be introducing our newest aircraft on our direct services to and from Hong Kong,’’ said Cathay general manager Southwest Pacific Nelson Chin.“It not only means a bigger aircraft, it also offers more comfortable cabins and more seats using our very latest designs. “We’re also delighted to see a second A350 on our Melbourne services – which will make two out of three daily services on the A350, with the third served by a Boeing 777. ‘’last_img read more

first_imgSouth Africa’s Rudi Koertzen doing what he does best. (Image: Poorna Kedar, Flickr) Koertzen retired after a distinguished career in local and international cricket. (Image: Cricinfo) MEDIA CONTACTS • Cricket South Africa+27 011 880 2810 RELATED ARTICLES • South Africa scores double ton • R1-billion rugby boost for SA• SA driven by World Cup momentum• Sports tourism boost for SA• Sport in South AfricaJanine ErasmusSouth African cricket umpire Rudi Koertzen, who retired as a match official in July 2010, is still in the game – as the newly appointed International Cricket Council’s (ICC) regional umpire performance manager for Africa.The vastly experienced and well-liked Koertzen, nicknamed Slow Death because of his tendency to think long and hard before raising his finger to dismiss a batsman, stood in his last test match in July.He officiated in the second and final test between England and Pakistan at the Headingley Carnegie cricket ground in West Yorkshire, UK.Koertzen started his international career in a one-day game at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, in 1992 and made his test debut at the same venue a few weeks later. He became a full-time umpire in 1997 and his decision to retire was motivated by the wish to spend more time with his family in the small town of Despatch, also in the Eastern Cape province.In the 13 years of his professional career he has seen great advances in technology, with the result that umpires now have any questionable decisions scrutinised by the entire cricket world through lengthy action replays on big screens in stadiums, monitors in officials’ rooms and televisions at home.“Technology is there and will probably get worse, so to be successful in this game you just have to be more alert and get your decisions right,” he said.The veteran said he was honoured to have the chance to still make a difference in international cricket and share his vast experience and knowledge with umpires at all levels.“I look forward to contributing to the improvement of officiating in the region and working alongside all those involved in this. I am delighted to be given this opportunity of continuing to be part of this wonderful game and the wonderful profession of umpiring.”He named the opening game of the 1999 World Cup at Lord’s as the highlight of his career, and Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne, a master craftsman loved and hated equally by fans, as the most challenging bowler to umpire. Koertzen’s cricket memoir is titled Slow Death.Development of emerging umpires in AfricaKoertzen’s new duties will see him coaching, supporting and managing the performances of the ICC’s Elite and International Panels within the Africa region.The Elite Panel of ICC umpires is a group of top-level officials appointed to stand in one-day internationals (ODIs) and test matches around the world, thus ensuring that umpiring standards in these important events are of the highest. Elite Panel umpires are regarded as the best in the world, and each officiates in about 15 ODIs and 10 tests annually.The panel was established in 2002 with Koertzen and Dave Orchard representing South Africa, and at the moment includes lone South African Marais Erasmus from the Western Cape. Koertzen was still a member when he retired.Umpires from the International Panel, which currently features South Africans Brian Jerling and Johan Cloete, usually officiate in ODIs in their home country.Koertzen will also interact with visiting umpires to the Africa region, and is expected to play a vital role in the development of budding umpires in Africa through close cooperation with Cricket South Africa and Zimbabwe Cricket, and the ICC Africa regional office.The ICC’s umpires and referees manager Vince van der Bijl, also a former South African player, said the organisation was looking forward to working with Koertzen in his new role.“He has umpired through the technology changes of officiating and is the ideal candidate to use all that experience to help the up and coming umpires move forward into the international arena.”Distinguished careerAt the close of his distinguished career Koertzen had stood in 108 tests, a record 209 one-day games and 14 Twenty20 games. Only West Indian Steve Bucknor has officiated in more test matches, with 128 appearances to his name.ICC CE Haroon Lorgat, a South African chartered accountant, paid tribute to Koertzen on his retirement: “He is one of the most highly respected umpires of the game and we wish him the best of luck in his final test. It is somewhat fitting that Rudi’s final appointment before retiring from the Elite Panel is to officiate in the pinnacle of our great sport, test cricket.”Lorgat added that the council owed a debt of gratitude to Koertzen for his invaluable contribution to the sport as an international umpire.last_img read more

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Agricultural researchers generate vast amounts of data. Little of it is shared with peers or accessible to the public. A diverse group of scientists led by Sylvie Brouder, a Purdue University professor of agronomy, is calling for change and proposing the infrastructure to make it happen.Brouder led the creation of a commentary paper, “Enabling Open-Source Data Networks in Public Agricultural Research,” for the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology with colleagues from the Environmental Defense Fund, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, Washington State University, Texas A&M University, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Brouder presented the paper to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.“The next generation of agricultural problem solving will require big science and forging linkages across data sets and disciplines,” the paper says. “Currently, a lack of data sharing and data accessibility is a major barrier for making better decisions in agriculture.”Solving the world’s grand challenges — feeding nearly 10 billion people by 2050, reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change and ensuring access to clean water — depends heavily upon agricultural research and advances. Individual studies chip away at these issues, but combining data from multiple efforts offers opportunities to produce global change.“There are significant opportunities to make advances in so many areas of agricultural research if we share results and make big data out of small data,” Brouder said.Currently, the lack of a standardized method of organizing agricultural data makes it difficult to combine the data from many small studies to see the bigger picture. Also, many scientific journals put data behind paywalls, keeping it from the public and researchers who cannot afford to access the dozens or even hundreds of journals relevant to their fields.“There is a case for making data openly available because it democratizes access to science,” Brouder said. “Open data and open access have big implications for how we do science.”The CAST paper authors argue for developing best practices for data workflow and standards for federally funded projects, offering incentives to making data not presented in peer-reviewed journals available, coordinating among data networks and repositories, and curating and preserving data for use beyond its original intention.They also call for institutions to bridge gaps between agricultural researchers and data scientists, as well as shift to more of a team science approach that prioritizes data sharing. And, the authors contend that data should inform end-user applications that can address environmental and social challenges.Building this infrastructure will require coordination amongst researchers, universities, journal publishers and funding agencies. Brouder hopes today’s presentations inspire lawmakers whose support will be vital in making any substantial changes.“We spend a lot of time as researchers communicating our science,” Brouder said. “Today, we have a chance to take our message to people with the power to make changes that can have true impact on our future.”last_img read more

first_imgRelated Posts The Ultimate Checklist on Ways to Prevent IoT D… How IoT Will Transform Cold Chain Logistics For… Tags:#data security#featured#IIoT#Industrial Internet of Things#Internet of Things#IoT#top Insiders are eagerly awaiting the widespread adoption of the Industrial IoT. Digital automation took time-consuming manual duties and streamlined them to function without any human input. These automation systems are made up of three main components: sensors, logic, and actuators.The sensors measure the process variables, the logic system determines how the system should respond, and the actuators create a change in the process. Automation systems are treated as a loop. Even though we’ve got equipment measuring every aspect of our industrial processes, decision makers are rarely able to tap into this information.How the Industrial Internet of Things can helpFor a moment, let’s consider how the internet has changed our lives. We’re able to access any information we want at the touch of a button. We can communicate with people in real time, even if they’re on the other side of the world. A simple way to facilitate the exchange of information has changed our entire lives.It’s also to consider how much our lives have been impacted by technology. Technology controls every aspect of our lives. It distributes the electricity that is delivered to our homes, directs traffic in cities across the world, and silently maintains the essential functions that our society depends on. Technology can’t be programmed to decide what is right or wrong, it can only respond to the input it’s given. When the IIoT becomes standard, the industrial process won’t just be responding to the few limited inputs we’ve assigned to them. They’ll be able to respond to input from anywhere in the world. Nuclear power plants will have time to shut down when an earthquake is detected hundreds of miles away.Why security is such a problemUnfortunately, IIoT is in a tough position. The computers that control the essential parts of our lives can effectively be disabled by an input that comes from anywhere. IIoT is only possible because every device shares a common language. It’s designed around a simple concept so that any manufacturer can apply the technology in their own way. Unfortunately, this creates a serious security problem.In consumer products, the connected hardware is already widely available. One of the most popular devices to become internet enabled was a toaster. The device would send a notification to the owner when their toast was ready. Really, the product was nothing more than a novelty. But hackers took advantage of this system. They managed to download malicious software into almost every internet-enabled toaster on the market and use them in a coordinated denial of service attack that took down several major service providers.How to solve the unique complexities of IIoTYou might think that it’s unrealistic to compare a toaster to the advanced IIoT systems that are in development. Security has never been a major concern in the toaster industry, and there are well-established security practices in industrial automation. Believe it or not, the systems are very comparable. IIoT will only work if the system uses a simple, standardized protocol that can facilitate communication globally. If the connections are restricted in any way, we’ll never be able to rely on IIoT completely.When IIoT rolls out, companies stand to make billions of dollars. It might take some time to develop a completely secure system, but you can rest assured that the industrial industry is taking this issue much more seriously than the toaster industry.Experts have recommended two potential solutions for this security issue. One choice would be to have the government regulate access to the IIoT communication channel. This would make it easy for industry members to join, but unidentified transmissions can be filtered out.The best option may be a little simpler than that. The IIoT protocol hasn’t been finalized yet. With a few small tweaks, this system could be designed to run on a whole new network. This physical limitation makes it impossible to access the network without the proper equipment. As long as it’s kept in the right hands, this may be the best option we have.center_img 5 Industries Destined for Technological Disruption Karthik Krishnan Electronic Design is Utilizing AI-Enabled Solu…last_img read more

first_img Essential Reading! Get my 3rd book: Eat Their Lunch “The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are already being serviced by your competition.” Buy Now Are you taking the actions necessary to produce that result?Are you taking any action at all? Are you doing enough of what needs to be done? If you are not producing the results you want right now, it’s likely that you aren’t doing so for one of the following three reasons:You are taking the wrong action.You are taking no action.You are taking too little action.Wrong ActionIf you aren’t producing the result you need now, it may be because you are taking the wrong action. I’ve heard Anthony Robbins describe this as “running West looking for a sunrise.”The wrong set of actions will prevent you from getting the results you want. You want new customers, but you invest your time researching instead of reaching out. You want better margins, but you continually lower your price to win new business. You want more margin in your life for the things that are really important, but you say “yes” to small things, which means you are automatically saying “no” to something bigger.Sometimes taking the right action means first saying “no” to the wrong action. If what you are doing isn’t working, it’s time to try something different.No ActionThe only thing worse than taking the wrong action is taking no action. If you are running West looking for a sunrise, at least you are running. All you need to do is turn around. Taking no action is the surest recipe for zero results!You want to try content marketing, but you sleep in instead of getting up to write a blog post. You desperately need new customers, but you spend your time on the internet instead. You know what the next, best action you need to take is, but then, there is Angry Birds, Candy Crush, or some other app that grabs your attention. So, you take no action.The remedy here is to start doing something. It’s better to take the wrong action than to do nothing. At least with the wrong action, you get feedback and you can make adjustments.Too Little ActionBig results require big actions. Sometimes you can be doing everything right, but just not enough of it to get the results you need.You’re making calls to new prospective clients. Yeah, like three calls this month. Of course, you didn’t win any new clients (too little action). You went out and exercised this week. Once. And you don’t feel any healthier. That content marketing plan? You wrote a single blog post seven weeks ago.Nothing works if you don’t. If others are producing the result you want now, it’s likely they’re taking a set of purposeful, tried-and-true actions to produce those results. It’s also likely they’re doing more of it than you are.Think about a result you want for yourself right now.last_img read more

first_imgThe Indian government on Tuesday cleared the Pakistani team’s much-anticipated short tour of India for three One-day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January.The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) president Muhammad Zaka Ashraf immediately welcomed the decision with warmth, and disclosed that over 300 VIPs, besides thousands of fans, could travel to India to watch the matches.An India-Pakistan bilateral series hasn’t taken place for almost five years, due to political tension following the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008. The last time the two countries played a Test match was in December 2007 in Chennai and an ODI a month before that.The tour was cleared at a meeting between a four-member delegation of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and a high-level team of the home ministry and the Intelligence Bureau here.”Present at the meeting were Union Home secretary RK Singh, joint secretary, director of the Intelligence Bureau, and other key officials,” a top source told Mail Today. “The cricket body was represented by BCCI chief administrative officer Ratnakar Shetty, Kashi Vishwanathan (secretary of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) who was representing BCCI president N Srinivasan, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla and IPL COO Sundar Raman.” Shukla, who holds dual responsibilities as a Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning, is believed to have played a key role in the resumption of the series.The source said that the PCB would be informed about the official tour clearance most probably on Wednesday.Mail Today was the first to report, on May 19, that the resumption of the bilateral series was “imminent”, based on what Srinivasan had said at a marketing committee meeting.Ashraf said Pakistani fans are already excited about the series. “More than 300 VIPs, comprising politicians and non-resident Pakistanis, could visit India to watch the matches,” Ashraf told Mail Today from Pakistan.”I have got calls from Pakistanis living in United Arab Emirates, USA, Britain and some other countries, saying that they want to go to India for the matches. They’re mostly technical people, like engineers and doctors, besides top businessmen.”Ashraf said he had a good meeting with Srinivasan in Sri Lanka during the World T20 in September-October. “He told me that the BCCI would hold a press conference to announce the itinerary and also formally inform us about it. Once that’s done, the PCB executive will meet and welcome the clearance as a positive one,” he said.”The resumption of the series is a good step, in the right direction. Cricket relations between the two countries should flourish and fans should not be deprived of matches between the two great teams.”Srinivasan on Tuesday gave credit to the entire BCCI for the resumption of bilateral cricket. “The working committee earlier approved it. It’s a collective decision; it’s a feather in every body’s cap… everybody in BCCI. It’s good that the tour is starting. I think it’ll be very interesting and good for cricket,” Srinivasan told Mail Today.He struck a personal rapport with Ashraf after inviting him to watch the IPL final in May. The bond between them grew stronger when Ashraf visited Srinivasan in hospital after he was admitted following exhaustion during the final match. “I don’t take all these things personally. I think it’s a great success of the BCCI. Cricket fans in India love to see India-Pakistan cricket, and I’m very happy that it’s going to take place,” said Srinivasan. The BCCI chief said that the government would take good care of the Pakistani team’s security. “India is a secure country. I don’t think there are any issues in providing security. It’s not an issue,” he averred.Srinivasan said that the itinerary would be announced soon, though the dates and venues are now known. The T20 Internationals are expected to be played in Bangalore on Dec 25 and in Ahmedabad on December 27 while the ODIs are scheduled to be staged in Chennai on Dec 30, in Kolkata on Jan 3 and in Delhi on Jan 6.Asked if top Pakistani and Indian politicians would witness the matches, Srinivasan said he didn’t have any information at the moment.advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgFar From The Madding CrowdIbizaResort and SpaDitch the potholed roads and snail-speed traffic of the city with a lazy weekend away at IBIZA Resort and Spa. Less than 30 km away from Kolkata, this cosy resort has nine rustic cottages that are equipped with all the creature comforts. A short,Far From The Madding CrowdIbizaResort and SpaDitch the potholed roads and snail-speed traffic of the city with a lazy weekend away at IBIZA Resort and Spa. Less than 30 km away from Kolkata, this cosy resort has nine rustic cottages that are equipped with all the creature comforts.A short walk away from the cottages is a massive pool, an open Jacuzzi and a submerged bar, named Niagara. Spend a lazy day reading and sipping a drink as you lie on a submerged bed in the pool. Feeling adventurous? Kayak in the lake surrounding the resort or cross the Burma bridge. IBIZA, which has hosted a lot of big banner music festivals, including NH7 Weekender and DUSK, also has its own discotheque if you are in the mood to party.Monsoon Perks: Adventure sports including rock climbing, rappelling, rope course, kayaking, shooting, archery and more. You can opt for a combo pack of all seven activities for as little as Rs 500 per head during the season. Don’t Miss: If you want to head out, Raichak, a pleasant riverside tourist spot, is just a half-an-hour drive away from the resort. Tariff: Rs 3,999 onwards per night At IBIZA Resort and Spa, Kriparampur, Amtala 24, Parganas (South) Tel 24709928, 24809009 Email [email protected] Website resortibiza.comWater Under The BridgeHooghly RiverMonsoon in Kolkata is incomplete without a visit to the riverside. And though cliched, an evening on Prinsep Ghat and the imposing Prinsep Monument is as romantic as it gets. Our film industry also agrees-the Hooghly river bank and its famous landmark, Vidyasagar Setu, have made their way to the big screen with many romantic songs, including the Saif Ali Khan and Vidya Balan-starrer Piu Bole Piya Bole (Parineeta), being shot here.advertisementRight next to the banks is the Prinsep Ghat railway station. The Kolkata Circular Railway takes you from Dumdum to Bidhannagar for less than Rs 10. The coaches are generally quite empty and you can have a fun train ride even in the general compartments.And what is a visit to the ghat without a boat ride. Walk down the stairs of the ghat (though be careful as they get very slippery this time of the year) and bargain hard for a ride on these hand-rowed boats. A trip can cost anything between Rs 250 to Rs 400, so do haggle like an expert.If you’re carrying your brolly with you, walk down to the Outram Ghat in the rain to grab phuchkas or a banana split at the Scoop, the classic ice cream parlour.Monsoon Perks: Take a seat on the second floor of Scoop and watch the rain come down on the Hooghly as you tuck into salty fries and an ice-cream sundae.Don’t Miss: Ask the boatman to row to a spot where Vidyasagar Setu is just behind you and take that prized Kolkata click. At Prinsep Ghat, off Strand Road.Rainyday CravingsChinese Breakfast at Tiretti BazaarWaking up at the crack of dawn may not be your favourite thing to do during the dark, cloudy days of the monsoon season, but this is worth losing an hour’s shuteye. Head to Tiretti Bazaar, near Poddar Court, where food stalls start serving piping hot Chinese breakfast as early as daybreak, and shut long before the office rush begins. If you are having trouble locating the market, don’t worry, there are always enough people around to guide you. In fact, asking around is a wiser choice than depending on Google Maps.Peppered across the street, each stall sells different Chinese delicacies. Most of the food here is for true meat lovers but there are a few puri bhaji stalls for the herbivores. Tuck into fresh, homemade momos just off the steamer, big moist paus (big steamed buns with a filing of spicy mince, pork chicken or shrimp) that you don’t get anywhere else in Kolkata, juicy pork sausages, soup with pork and fish balls, and if you can get your hands on it, the very rare and holy grail of Kolkata foodies-red roast pork. Get here early as the red roast pork runs out within half an hour and is not available every day. Huddle up near the aluminium steamers to warm up or let a hot bowl of fish ball soup to do that for you.”I’ve grown up in the area and picking up breakfast here has been routine. I like the puri bhaji and even though it’s not a Chinese dish, it’s become a part of our Sunday breakfast,” says Liu Chuen Chen, a 21-year-old student.advertisementThere are also old Chinese dry goods stores such as Sing Cheung Brothers and Pou Chong Brothers, where you can pick up everything from rare Chinese condiments to Tiger balm.Monsoon Perks: Steaming hot deep-fried momos on a wet day are a spicier alternative to your homemade pakoras. Don’t forget: to ask for the fiery red sauce as an accompaniment. At Tiretti Bazar, at the crossing of Bentinck Street and India Exchange Place road, close to Poddar Court Timings: 5.30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Cost Rs 50.Culture GullyShantiniketanBeat the greys and blues of the monsoon season by shopping at the weekend bazaar of Shantiniketan’s Khowai region. Home to one of the most colourful haats (temporary bazaars) in the state, the three-hour drive from Kolkata to Khowai is also an added incentive, with the countryside turning a bright shade of green during the rains.Set up by a canyon in a picturesque forested area, the market with a difference, called Khowai Bonye Anyo Haat (or “a different market at Khowai Forest”), is set up every Saturday afternoon. A haat or a temporaray market in rural areas is usually where people come to pick up fresh produce and livestock. This one, however, breaks the monotony by offering terracotta pottery and many handicraft knick knacks. Stock up on junk jewellery, ethnic tribal Dokra art and beautiful terracotta figurines here.A drive away is Sriniketan’s Amar Kutir, a cooperative unit that produces leather goods, Kantha stitched sarees, bamboo crafts and batik and hand block printed saris and textiles.But if shopping isn’t the only thing you’re here for, visit the Vishwabharati University campus. With its sprawling verdant campus, a shady canopy of trees (under which, open air classes are held at times) and sculptures by masters such as Ramkinker Baij, it’s a beautiful place for a walk. There are also guides, who can show you around. Monsoon Perks:With mercury hitting a sweltering 40 degrees c, Shantiniketan isn’t very pleasant during the summers. In the monsoons, however, it’s a pleasant 26 to 34 degrees c. Don’t Miss: Upasana Griha or Kanch Mandir, a prayer hall built with Belgian glass and marble by Rabindranath Tagore’s father Debendranath Tagore. At Khowai, Shantiniketan.Monsoon In a Tea CupZurranteeUnwind this season amidst acres of tea gardens and discover nature at its best at Zurrantee, a 19th century bungalow, now converted into a resort, which used to belong to the director of the tea gardens. The first thing to greet you as you enter the resort is its large porch with a cosy set of cane sofas in the centre. Overlooking the mist covered tea gardens, it seems like something out of a story book.Each of its large sprawling rooms is named after North Bengal’s rivers-Diana, Rondong, Lish and Moorti (which is a family suit). The corridor outside the rooms extends towards the kitchen and the staff is friendly enough to let you pop in to order tea or state your preferences for your meal. Ask for you breakfast to be served in the lawn where two ducks, a turkey and a dog will keep you company. Zurrantee also organises bonfires and folk dances in the evenings, and it’s lovely to sit under the stars and get warm and toasty next to the fire.A tour of the tea factory at the foothill is ideal for spending half a day and learning how tea granules are made. Other activities include visits to tourists spots such as Jhalong, Suntalekhola and Garumara Reserve Forests, all within driving distance from the resort. The rocky river banks are great fun to hop skip across and make for a good photo opportunity. If you are a wildlife enthusiast then visit the Garumara Reserve Forest, which is just a short drive away.advertisementMonsoon Perks: Enjoy endless cups of tea (they’re on the house!) or take a walk through the terraced slopes of the gardens. Don’t Miss: Packing a picnic bag and trekking to the sunrise point. Tariff: Rs 3,500 onwards per night Getting There Take one of the many trains leaving from Howrah and Sealdah to New Jalpaiguri. Zurrantee is a two-and-a-half hours drive from there. Tel 562200062, 9836362937 Email [email protected]last_img read more

first_imgAlternative NamesPain – heelCausesHeel pain is most often the result of overuse. Rarely, it may be caused by an injury.Your heel may become tender or swollen from:Shoes with poor support or shock absorptionRunning on hard surfaces, like concreteRunning too oftenTightness in your calf muscle or the Achilles tendonSudden inward or outward turning of your heelLanding hard or awkwardly on the heelConditions that may cause heel pain include:When the tendon that connects the back of your leg to your heel becomes swollen and painful near the bottom of the footSwelling of the fluid-filled sac (bursa) at the back of the heel bone under the Achilles tendon (bursitis)Bone spurs in the heelSwelling of the thick band of tissue on the bottom of your foot (plantar fasciitis)Fracture of the heel bone that is related to landing very hard on your heel from a fall (calcaneus fracture)Home CareThe following steps may help relieve your heel pain:Use crutches to take weight off your feet.Rest as much as possible for at least a week.Apply ice to the painful area. Do this at least twice a day for 10 to 15 minutes, more often in the first couple of days.Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain.Wear proper-fitting shoes.Use a heel cup, felt pads in the heel area, or shoe insert.Wear night splints.Your doctor may recommend other treatments, depending on the cause of your heel pain.When to Contact a Medical ProfessionaladvertisementCall your doctor if your heel pain does not get better after 2 – 3 weeks of home treatment. Also call if:Your pain is getting worse despite home treatmentYour pain is sudden and severeYou have redness or swelling of your heelYou cannot put weight on your footWhat to Expect at Your Office VisitYour doctor will perform a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and symptoms, such as:Have you had this type of heel pain before?When did your pain begin?Do you have pain upon your first steps in the morning or after your first steps after rest?Is the pain dull and aching or sharp and stabbing?Is it worse after exercise?Is it worse when standing?Did you fall or twist your ankle recently?Are you a runner? If so, how far and how often do you run?Do you walk or stand for long periods of time?What kind of shoes do you wear?Do you have any other symptoms?Your doctor may order a foot x-ray. You may need to see a physical therapist to learn exercises to stretch and strengthen your foot. Your doctor may recommend a night splint to help stretch your foot. Surgery may be recommended in some cases.PreventionMaintaining flexible and strong muscles in your calves, ankles, and feet can help prevent some types of heel pain. Always stretch and warm-up before exercising.Wear comfortable, properly fitting shoes with good arch support and cushioning. Make sure there is enough room for your toes.ReferencesMurphy GA. Disorders of tendons and fascia and adolescent and adult pes planus. In: Canale ST, Beaty JH, eds. Campbells Operative Orthopaedics. 12th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2012:chap 82.McGee DL. Podiatric procedures. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR, eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2013:chap 51.Review Date:3/8/2014Reviewed By:C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.last_img read more

first_img driver’s championshipF1ferrariformula one First Published: November 4, 2019, 7:21 PM IST Austin: Ferrari has hit back at Max Verstappen’s ‘cheating’ claims made against the Italian team following the United States Grand Prix.Dutchman Verstappen, who finished third behind the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and newly-crowned six-time champion Lewis Hamilton, said Ferrari had lost their previous speed and form because they had been stopped from cheating by an official technical directive. The directive, from the sport’s ruling body, the International Motoring Federation (FIA), followed an inquiry from Vertappen’s Red Bull about a ‘tricky’ fuel-flow system, designed to boost power, that was declared illegal.Speaking to reporters late Sunday at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Ferrari team chief Mattia Binotto said: “I read and I heard a lot of comments this weekend about a technical directive and the impact on our cars.”I heard comments at the end of the race, which I feel were very disappointing…”It is the type of comments that are completely wrong in the sport. It is not good for the sport and I think everybody should be a bit more cautious.”TRADE-OFFBinotto, who celebrated his 50th birthday on race day Sunday, went on to launch a defence of his team, explaining how their six-race run of pole positions came to an end and why they endured a disappointing race with an apparent loss of their previous big speed advantage on the straights.Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel retired early with broken suspension and teammate Charles Leclerc, powered by an ‘old’ Spec 2 engine, finished fourth, 50 seconds adrift of Verstappen’s Red Bull.Asked why he thought Ferrari had suffered a slump, Verstappen said: “That’s what happens when you stop cheating…”Binotto rejected the charge, saying: “As a matter of fact, I believe we were very close to pole position as it was in the last race. I think Seb could have scored pole, but maybe was a bit too cautious in one corner.”He said Leclerc faced technical difficulties without which “he was potentially on the pole as well. So, I don’t see where is the problem… “He explained that Ferrari changed their base set-up and ran with more down-force — a switch that helped them gain in the corners, but at the cost of speed on the straights.”The trade-off between grip limit and power limit has moved this weekend, as a test on our side, to try to match their cornering. I think that it is as simple as that.”Leclerc, who is regarded as a rival to Verstappen as F1’s next champion driver, said the Dutchman had no idea what he was talking about.The Monegasque driver said: “I think it is a joke, to be completely honest. He has no clue. He is not on the team. We know exactly what we are doing.”I don’t know why he is speaking. He doesn’t know anything about us.” Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.last_img read more

first_imgKings XI Punjab bowlers displayed exceptional death bowling skills as they shocked a formidable Delhi Daredevils by 9 runs in an IPL encounter here on Saturday. (Scorecard | Highlights)Defending a target of 181, Kings XI Punjab restricted Daredevils to 172 for 5 even as the Zaheer Khan-led outfit looked set to get 44 off 4 overs, which was considered par for the course on a flat batting wicket.While KXIP’s third win does not change their position in the league table but certainly keeps them alive while Daredevils will rue a missed opportunity even though they stay put at third place in the table.Stoinis show The hero for KXIP would be Mohit Sharma (0/21 in 4 overs) who did not get any wickets but should unbelievable variations to bowl 12 dot balls equivalent two maiden overs.The 17th over bowled by Marcus Stoinis (3/40 in 4 overs) was an eventful one that saw the right-arm gentle medium pacer give only 4 runs getting Sam Billings (6) in the process.In the last three overs, Daredevils needed 40 from last 3 overs.Carlos Brathwaite (12) hit a four and a six off Sandeep Sharma before providing a simple catch for the fielder stationed at mid-wicket boundary trying a pull shot.With 29 needed off 13 balls, the match seemed like slipping out of Daredevils’ hands. Mohit Sharma compounded their woes bowling a brilliant 19th over giving away only three runs as KXIP pocketed the match in that very over.Sandeep then kept his cool in the final over where 25 was needed and he gave only 15 runs.De Kock’s fifty advertisementDe Kock was watchful for the first few deliveries before hitting his first boundary off spinner KC Cariappa, sweeping him to the square leg boundary. In the next over, he smashed Mohit Sharma over extra cover for another boundary.When Stoinis was introduced into the attack, De Kock was quick to cut him and then drove him through the covers for back to back to boundaries.Axar Patel was slog swept over backward square leg for a six followed by a boundary through the covers.The 50 runs came in the final over of Powerplay as Sanju Samson smartly nudged around for the singles to give De Kock the bulk of the strike.He used the sweep and cut shot to good effect against the spinners — Cariappa and Patel to hit them for boundaries.De Kock’s own 50 came off 28 balls with a lustily pulled six off Stoinis. But he did not last long after that as he tried to slash a Stoinis slower only to be caught at backward point. De Kock’s 52 off 30 balls had six boundaries and two sixes as the opening stand yielded 70 runs.Delhi’s downfall Once De Kock was out, Samson gave Cariappa the charge hitting him for a big six followed by a boundary. The came in the 12th over.In the 14th over, Samson picked up Stoinis to pull him and then hit him thriough vacant extra cover to reach 49 before indiscretion cost him his wicket.He tried to hit Stoinis for a six after the two boundaries only to be caught by Glenn Maxwell at long-on.Samson’s 49 off 35 balls had four boundaries and a six.The Samson-Karun duo added 51 runs for the second wicket as another 61 runs were required for victory.Karun Nair (23) simply did not get going and David Miller having dropped him once, did not make the same mistake second time round when KC Cariappa’s bowling. Karun and Samson’s dismissals due to poor shot selections was the biggest reason for Daredevils faltering in chase.last_img read more

first_imgFrank Lampard said he was shell-shocked after his Derby County side knocked Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup on penalties.Scott Carson saved from Phil Jones to earn the Championship side a place in the fourth round, progressing 8-7 at the end of a high-class shoot-out that followed a dramatic 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.Lampard, in his first season as a manager, triumphed against former boss Jose Mourinho despite Marouane Fellaini’s late headed equaliser. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! And Lampard could hardly believe Derby, who trailed thanks to Juan Mata’s third-minute goal, were able to dump United out.”I’m shell-shocked. What a performance,” Lampard said to Sky Sports. “To go down early at Old Trafford and play as well as they did was superb. We had the personality to take penalties and play the way we did. I am a proud manager.”It was the easiest selection I have had, the players were superb against Brentford [in Saturday’s 3-1 Championship win] and they deserved the chance to play at Old Trafford.”I wanted to bring a team who could really compete. I am so proud of them. I am trying to build a group to be successful and nights like this are incredible. To go against world-class players and play that way, it’s right up there.”Derby came from behind to lead thanks to a brilliant long-range free-kick from Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson, with Jack Marriott nodding the Rams ahead.And it was another loanee, Chelsea’s Mason Mount, who was singled out for praise by the former Blues star.”Harry Wilson does do that in training, he proved me wrong as I thought it was too far out,” Lampard added. “Both he and Mason Mount are going to go a long way.”last_img read more

first_imgThe America’s Cup is going offshore, to a British territory that sits at the northern tip of the Bermuda Triangle.In a shake-up to the tradition of the oldest trophy in international sports, organizers announced that Bermuda beat San Diego for the right to host the next America’s Cup in June 2017.The decision was made two weeks ago by software billionaire Larry Ellison, who owns two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA, after consulting with Russell Coutts, a New Zealander who is the de facto America’s Cup czar.This will be the first time a U.S. defender holds the America’s Cup outside the United States. It also will be the first time in the regatta’s 163-year history that a defender sails the races in foreign waters by choice rather than necessity.Bermuda is some 3,231 miles from the Golden Gate Yacht Club, which holds the America’s Cup and staged just one defense on its home waters, when Oracle Team USA staged a thrilling comeback against Emirates Team New Zealand last year.Coutts pulled the regatta from San Francisco after city officials insisted organizers would have to pay for services they had previously received for free.While picking Bermuda has been criticized by traditionalists, Coutts defended the choice of the island nation of 65,000 people over San Diego, which has hosted the America’s Cup three times, as well as three Super Bowls, two World Series and the U.S. Open golf tournament.“We’re tasked in making the best America’s Cup we can,” Coutts told The Associated Press by phone following a news conference in New York. “I think this will be the best one yet. We’ve got to look at it pragmatically, look at the facts and make what we think is the best decision for the Cup going forward.”Details of Bermuda’s financial package have not been disclosed. Coutts said the America’s Cup Act is scheduled to go before Bermuda’s parliament on Dec. 12. Coutts downplayed reports of financial concessions and tax breaks for teams and participants.“That wasn’t one of the considerations we had in choosing the venue,” said Coutts, who is CEO of Oracle Team USA, Director of the America’s Cup Event Authority and holds one of three Oracle-controlled spots on the GGYC’s America’s Cup committee.He said it’s “highly unusual” for most America’s Cup companies to make a profit, and that he will retain his status as a New Zealand tax resident.Coutts said the major factors for Bermuda were plans to put an America’s Cup village with all team bases at the Royal Naval Dockyard overlooking the race course on the Great Sound and a time zone that will be more accommodating to European TV viewers. Four of the five challengers are European-based.Bermuda Premier Michael Dunkley said his country brings “a dash of British charm with our own unique island culture.”“Bermuda is at its essence a marine environment,” said Dunkley, whose country sits at the tip of a mythical triangle where planes and ships have mysteriously disappeared. He mentioned a temperate climate, the sailing conditions and “crystal blue waters and pink sand beaches that will provide such a stunning setting.”Troy Sears, a key member of San Diego’s bid committee, congratulated Bermuda.“I believe the decision was a relatively easy one to make as there are significant differences between the two cities,” Sears said.“Much has been said about the tax advantages of Bermuda, but it can easily be said that California taxation is very high and makes it difficult to bring an event to California. More importantly, California regulations were a major obstacle to try to overcome for the America’s Cup.”This is the second time Coutts has taken the America’s Cup from the United States. In 1995, he skippered Team New Zealand to a five-race sweep of Dennis Conner off San Diego. Coutts has won the America’s Cup five times, for three different countries.The syndicates that rely on corporate sponsorships might have a hard time raising the $100 million or so needed to compete.“We have made no secret that our preference was San Diego but now there is a final decision we can move forward with certainty,” said Grant Dalton, whose Team New Zealand also is partially funded by the government. “There are pros and cons for either venue for sure.”The America’s Cup began in 1851 when the schooner America beat a fleet of British ships around the Isle of Wight.Bermuda will be the eighth venue. “We’re halfway there,” cracked Sir Ben Ainslie, who hopes to become the first Englishman to win the America’s Cup.(BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

first_imgZURICH — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA President May 28 and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body.“We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all of the time,” Blatter said in his first public remarks on the crisis that has further tainted his leadership on the eve of his bid for a fifth term as president.The 79-year-old Blatter insisted he could restore trust in world soccer after a pair of corruption investigations brought “shame and humiliation” on his organization and the world’s most popular sport.“We cannot allow the reputation of football and FIFA to be dragged through the mud any longer,” he said. “It has to stop here and now.”Despite a tide of criticism and pressure on him to leave, Blatter is moving ahead with a Presidential election May 29 that is likely to bring him another four years in office as one of them most powerful men in sports.“The events of yesterday have cast a long shadow over football,” he said, his voice shaky at times, in a speech to open FIFA’s two-day congress. “There can be no place for corruption of any kind.”Blatter refused to back down after European soccer body UEFA demanded earlier that he quit following the latest — and most serious allegations — to discredit FIFA during his 17 years in office.“Enough is enough,” UEFA President Michel Platini said. “People no longer want him anymore and I don’t want him anymore either.” Platini met privately with Blatter and asked him to go.“I am asking you to leave FIFA, to step down because you are giving FIFA a terrible image,” Platini said he told Blatter. “In terms of our image, it is not good at all and I am the first one to be disgusted by this.”Blatter, who is expected to win the election against Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, is coming under increasing scrutiny amid U.S. and Swiss federal investigations into high-level corruption tearing at FIFA.A U.S. Justice Department investigation accused 14 international soccer officials or sports marketing executives of bribery, racketeering, fraud and money-laundering over two decades in connection with marketing rights worth hundreds of millions of dollars awarded for tournaments in North and South America. Seven officials — including two FIFA vice presidents and members of its finance committee — remained in custody in Zurich. Blatter was not implicated in the indictment.In addition, Swiss officials are investigating the FIFA votes that sent the World Cup tournament to Russia in 2018 and to Qatar in 2022. Both decisions were marred by allegations of wrongdoing.One of FIFA’s major sponsors, Visa, warned that it could pull out of its contract, which is worth at least $25 million a year through 2022.Visa urged FIFA “to take swift and immediate steps to address these issues within its organization.”While acknowledging that many people hold him responsible for FIFA’s tattered image, Blatter blamed the “actions of individuals” for harming the organization.“If people want to do wrong, they will also try to hide it,” he said. “I will not allow the actions of a few to destroy the hard work and integrity of the vast majority of those who work so hard for football.”Blatter said the crisis could mark a “turning point” for FIFA to clean itself up.“We will cooperate with all authorities to make sure anyone involved in wrongdoing, from top to bottom, is discovered and punished,” he said.“There can be no place for corruption of any kind. The next few months will not be easy for FIFA. I’m sure more bad news will follow. But it is necessary to begin to restore trust in our organization.”Referring to the election, Blatter said: “We have the opportunity to begin on what will be a long and difficult road to rebuilding trust. We have lost their trust, at least a part of it, and we must now earn it back.”The seven soccer officials, including Jeffrey Webb, President of the North American regional body known as CONCACAF, were arrested in a police raid on a luxury Zurich hotel early May 27. They are fighting extradition to the United States.Defendants named in the indictment face up to 20 years in prison and their questioning could reveal further evidence that leads back to Blatter’s Zurich-based organization. Webb was a member of FIFA’s audit committee more than a decade ago.Swiss investigators began questioning 10 of Blatter’s colleagues on the FIFA executive committee from 2010 that chose Russia and Qatar as the next two World Cup hosts.French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said he supported the idea of delaying the FIFA election, given the current corruption scandal and told France-Inter radio, “There have been accusations of corruption for years.”But Russian President Vladimir Putin came to the defense of Blatter and FIFA, accusing the U.S. of meddling in soccer’s internal affairs and hinting it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.“Our American counterparts, unfortunately, are using the same methods to reach their goals and illegally persecute people,” Putin said in a TV interview, comparing the case to those of whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.“I have no doubt that this is yet another evident attempt to derail Mr. Blatter’s re-election as FIFA President,” Putin said.(GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

first_imgFormer England captain Alastair Cook received knighthood for his services to cricket from the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Cook along with former England rugby skipper Bill Beaumont was knighted during the ceremony.Sir Alastair Cook is the first cricketer since Ian Botham in 2007 to receive the knighthood. Cook retired from international cricket last year after slamming a ton against India in England’s 3-1 Test series win.Cook scored 12,472 runs from 161 Tests and is leading run-scorer for England in the longest format of the game. Cook has 33 centuries and 57 half-centuries in Tests. He played 92 ODIs and four T20Is, scoring 3271 runs in the limited-over formats.Despite retiring from international cricket, Cook decided to continue his domestic career in England. The 34-year-old renewed his contract with Essex, signing a three-year deal with the County Championship side last year. Notably, Cook is only the second player after Sir Richard Hadlee in 1990 to receive knighthood while being an active player.The one day we will accept Alastair Cook not using a Gray-Nicolls.Arise, Sir Alastair. Our hero.Congratulations.(Image via @PA) (@graynics) February 26, 2019″Seeing my name up there in whatever capacity – you just don’t get used to it. You never get used to it and I don’t think I will ever get used to seeing my name with a Sir before it. It is just weird, when you are told you have to just walk and kneel, that you should get so nervous,” Cook was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.advertisement”I have played cricket in front of many thousands and done okay but you get just as nervous just walking and kneeling, which is very strange.”Also Read | Sanath Jayasuriya responds to ICC ban: Accepted charges to protect integrity of cricketAlso Read | India vs Australia 2nd T20I: Chinnaswamy pitch expected to be batting-friendlyAlso See:last_img read more

first_imgManchester City Man City duo Delph & Aguero pushing for speedy recoveries Sam Lee Last updated 2 years ago 22:16 10/6/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) Sergio Aguero Manchester City Getty Images Manchester City Premier League Guardiola Sergio Agüero The England midfielder has a hamstring problem but could return next weekend, while the Argentina striker is recovering well from a broken rib Fabian Delph and Sergio Aguero are both hopeful of a swift return to action and could even be fit for Manchester City’s Premier League game against Stoke City next Saturday, Goal understands.Aguero is hoping to make an early return to action after breaking a rib in a car accident last week.Man City 4/7 to win first/second half Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Last Friday, City’s doctors ruled Aguero out for between two and four weeks, meaning that while he missed the game at Chelsea and Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers, he could yet feature against Stoke depending on how he recovers during the international period.Argentina’s team doctor claimed this week that the striker would miss six weeks, but sources close to the player insist that will not be the case.Although there are no guarantees he will be able to feature against the Potters, the 29-year-old is no longer believed to be in any serious discomfort and is working towards a quick recovery.Delph, meanwhile, earned a recall to Gareth Southgate’s England squad last week but was forced to pull out following City’s win at Chelsea on Saturday.Goal understands, however, that the 27-year-old has a minor hamstring injury, and though he will not be rushed back given a long history of fitness problems, he is not yet ruled out of City’s next game.Delph has stood in at left-back in the absence of Benjamin Mendy, who will be out until at least April with a serious knee injury.  Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

first_imgOTTAWA – Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is facing legal action from several environmental groups who accuse the government of dragging its heels on investigating Volkswagen for duping Canadians with diesel engines.Volkswagen pleaded guilty in the U.S. in March after software was found in certain diesel vehicles that made it appear as though the cars were producing fewer emissions than they really were.In fact, under normal conditions, the cars emitted 35 times Canada’s legal limit on nitrogen oxides, which have adverse effects on human health and contribute to climate change.About 105,000 of the rigged vehicles were sold in Canada and Volkswagen has a court-certified settlement program underway to buy back the cars and compensate Canadians who owned or leased them.A statement from McKenna says her department is investigating and will act if necessary, but that investigation is nearly two years old and two groups, Environmental Defence and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, are tired of waiting.Tim Gray, executive director of Environmental Defence, said his organization heard informally from the government that almost two years after the department began investigating there wasn’t a lot of confidence Canada could do anything about the Volkswagen violations.He said if the government doesn’t act when there is a “violation of environmental law at this scale” and an admission of guilt in the United States regarding the same cars, it sends a horrible message.“It basically puts a mark on Canada as a place to get away with dumping your crap into the environment and nothing will be done about it,” said Gray.So on June the two agencies joined forces to apply for a ministerial investigation to be launched under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.Provisions of that act allow a member of the public to seek a minister’s probe into allegations of violations of the act and to be updated on that investigation every 90 days.The application asked for investigations into four allegations including that Volkswagen imported cars that violated Canadian emissions requirements, applied the National Emissions Mark on diesel cars which didn’t meet the standards and then sold those cars, provided false and misleading information and earlier this year resumed sales of the 2015 models without fixing the emissions problem.Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Environmental Enforcement Directorate responded by saying because the department was already doing an in-house investigation on the first three items, there would be no ministerial probe.The department said it would launch a new investigation into the last claim, which looks at what Volkswagen did to fix its 2015 diesel-engine cars before starting to sell them again in Canada.This week the two organizations filed suit to force McKenna to comply with their application on all four issues.Amir Attaran, a lawyer with the Ecojustice environmental law clinic at the University of Ottawa who represents the individuals who filed the suit, said without launching investigations under Section 17 of the act, the government doesn’t have to update anyone on what it is doing to investigate.He said it has been nearly two years since the issue was first made public and Environment Canada launched its investigation. It has been almost six months since the company pleaded guilty in the U.S. and agreed that it wouldn’t deny wrongdoing in other countries as part of that plea. With all this, it doesn’t make sense that Canada hasn’t been able to complete its investigation and file charges here.Ontario NDP MP Brian Masse said Canada doesn’t take this kind of situation seriously enough and urged McKenna to act as soon as possible.Environment Canada spokesman Mark Johnson said in an email it is not abnormal for an investigation of this complexity to take two or three years and that work has to be completed to put together the strongest possible case before deciding whether to recommend charges be laid.—follow @mrabson on Twitter.last_img read more

first_imgLondon/San Franciaco: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process. In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, Zuckerberg dismissed the claim made by his long-time friend and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes that it is time to break up Facebook as Zuckerberg has yielded “unchecked power and influence” far beyond that of anyone else in the private sector or in the government. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss account details under automatic exchange framework “When I read what he wrote, my main reaction was that what he’s proposing that we do isn’t going to do anything to help solve those issues. “So I think that if what you care about is democracy and elections, then you want a company like us to be able to invest billions of dollars per year like we are in building up really advanced tools to fight election interference,” Zuckerberg told France 2 while in Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. Also Read – Trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen In an opinion piece in The New York Times on Thursday, Hughes said the government must hold Mark (Zuckerberg) accountable. “Mark’s personal reputation and the reputation of Facebook have taken a nose-dive,” wrote Hughes, who during his freshman year at Harvard University in 2002 was recruited by Zuckerberg for Facebook. Zuckerberg said that Facebook’s budget for safety this year is bigger than the whole revenue of the company when it went public earlier this decade. “A lot of that is because we’ve been able to build a successful business that can now support that. You know, we invest more in safety than anyone in social media,” reported TechCrunch, quoting Zuckerberg. Hughes wrote that Zuckerberg has surrounded himself with a team that reinforces his beliefs instead of challenging them. “Mark is a good, kind person. But I’m angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks,” he wrote. In a separate opinion piece in the NYT on Sunday, Nick Clegg, who is the Vice President for global affairs and communications in Facebook, said that success should not be penalised. “Facebook shouldn’t be broken up but it does need to be held to account,” Clegg wrote. “Hughes maintains that lawmakers merely marvel at Facebook’s explosive growth and have overlooked their own responsibility to protect the public through more competition. “This argument holds dangerous implications for the American technology sector, the strongest pillar of the economy. And it reveals misunderstandings of Facebook and the central purpose of antitrust law,” Clegg argued. Embroiled in users’ data scandals, Facebook is set to create new privacy positions within the company that would include a committee, and external evaluator and a Chief Compliance Officer. Facebook has already kept aside $3 billion anticipating a record fine coming from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal which involved 87 million users. The Facebook case is being looked at as a measure of the Donald Trump administration’s willingness to regulate US tech companies.last_img read more

OTTAWA — The federal government will find a way to create 15,000 green jobs over three years, even after falling well short of a smaller goal last year, Canada’s labour minister says.Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says it took the government “a little bit of time to co-ordinate ourselves,” after promising during the 2015 election campaign to create 5,000 so-called “green jobs.”But Hajdu said eight federal agencies involved in the push should meet the jobs goal now that they have a better relationship with private employers in the field.“The more we get to know stakeholders and the better our relationships become, which this government is quite clear that we do — we work in partnership with stakeholders — the more opportunities there are,” Hajdu said in an interview.“I feel very comfortable with that number (15,000) still. I think we’ll be able to reach that target.”Last summer, Parks Canada employed 1,636 students, an increase of 435 over students employed during summer 2015 — but only one-third of the total the Liberals promised. Overall, across multiple departments, there were expected to be more than 2,000 green jobs, but the final tally from 2016 won’t be known until this fall.Internal government documents about the proposal show just how complicated fulfilling the original promise has been for civil servants.Days after the Liberals were sworn in as government, officials from nine federal departments met on the third floor of a government building in Gatineau, Que., across the river from Ottawa, to talk youth jobs, including the green jobs pledge.The minutes from the meeting show that Parks Canada raised concerns about the 5,000 jobs commitment, specifically that there was no mention of it in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mandate letter to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.The agency also raised concerns about the costs associated with ramping up its summer work program. At best, it could create another 100 summer jobs, but would need more cash to make it happen because of “significant accommodation and supervision” costs.McKenna’s department, Environment Canada, had other questions: Did the jobs need to be permanent, or temporary? Could they send students up North as support staff for researchers?In the end, Employment and Social Development Canada suggested all departments involved in the effort try to find the jobs in existing programs “given ambitious implementation timelines” and to keep operating costs from skyrocketing.Officials eventually decided to define “green jobs” as any at companies “linked to a greener economy” and that required special skills to produce environmental benefits.“This definition is quite inclusive, as it considers all jobs in green companies and all green jobs in all sectors,” reads a proposal dated Nov. 30, 2015.The Canadian Press obtained copies of the documents under the Access to Information Act.This year, the government announced that it planned to create 15,000 green jobs across eight departments: ESDC, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Innovation Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Heritage and the National Research Council.A spokeswoman for ESDC said that green jobs are being defined as those with employers that help reduce the consumption of energy and raw materials, limit greenhouse gas emissions, minimize waste and pollution, and protect and restore ecosystems. read more

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s two leading cellphone companies are negotiating with a regulator over claims of more than $1.5 billion in unpaid taxes as they face threats of losing their licenses amid a legal battle that could hurt investor confidence.The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has asked Grameenphone, a subsidiary of Norwegian telecom giant Telenor, and Robi, an entity with majority shares owned by Malaysia’s Axiata Group Berhad, to pay about $1.52 billion and threatened to cancel their license if they fail to do so.On Wednesday, Grameenphone officials met with Bangladesh’s finance minister to try to resolve the case.The two companies say the audits by the BTRC are flawed.The regulator has accused the companies of evading spectrum fees, value added tax and revenue since December 2014.The Associated Press read more

“Despite early optimism, attempts at reaching a final resolution failed to make headway and were upended with the eruption of conflict in Gaza in December 2008. Further attempts at peace in 2010 and 2013 were equally eclipsed by renewed hostilities [and] the summer of 2014 saw the most devastating conflict in Gaza to date,” said Mr. Ban, recalling the situation in the region when he assumed office in 2006.“We are fast approaching a precipice as a direct result of the actions of those seeking to destroy the prospects for peace,” he cautioned. Calling on both sides to implement the recommendations put forward by the so-named diplomatic Quartet on the Middle East peace process in its recent report to break the deadlock, he added: “This would demonstrate that Israelis and Palestinians are serious about building trust and laying the foundations for meaningful negotiations that will end the occupation […], establish a viable, independent Palestinian state and resolve all final status issues.” He also expressed concern over Israel’s settlement activity beyond the 1967 line as well as a bill currently under discussion at the parliament which risks the “regularization” of more than 50 outposts and thousands of housing units built on private Palestinian land in the West Bank. A wide view of the Security Council Chamber as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Council’s meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. UN Photo/Manuel Elias Mr. Ban also called on Palestinian authorities take “brave and concrete steps” to address incitement and violence. “Acts and statements that glorify terror are unacceptable. I have repeatedly and strongly denounced incitement and all acts of terror. Stabbings, vehicle rammings and other attacks by Palestinians do nothing to advance their dream of statehood,” he said. He also noted the failure to hold Palestinian general elections remained one of the clearest signs of disunity as well as of the fragile Palestinian democratic process. “The division between the West Bank and Gaza can be overcome only with the formation of a single, legitimate, inclusive Palestinian government, on the basis of PLO [Palestine Liberation Organization] principles,” he said.Recalling his trips to Gaza, Mr. Ban cautioned that Gaza is a “tinder box”. “It is almost certain to explode unless movement and access restrictions are lifted and humanitarian needs are addressed; unless rocket attacks, tunnel construction and smuggling stop; unless progress is made on establishing a Palestinian state, with Gaza an integral and peaceful part,” he said.Looking to the future, Mr. Ban urged the Security Council to “reaffirm without reservations that there is no alternative to the two-state solution.” He called on the international community to not give up on the right of Palestine to exist, just as it must protect the right of Israel to exist in peace and security with its neighbours, he urged Council members to explore the potential of incentives and begin immediately to develop, in consultation with the parties, an agreed framework for advancing a final resolution to this conflict on the basis of direct negotiations. “For ten years, I pressed Israelis and Palestinians to start believing in a common future, bound by their undeniable historic, religious and national connection to the land. These aspirations have not been fulfilled,” he said.“Ultimately, it is up to the Israelis and Palestinians to make peace – we cannot do it for them. They must rebuild trust in each other, as the only way to address the fears and suspicions that have led to the deep polarization we see today. At the same time, we all can and must contribute to building trust, so sorely needed in the Middle East and the world today,” concluded Secretary-General Ban. read more

first_imgA water company is hunting leads on burst pipes by deploying Britain’s first sniffer dog trained to hound down water leaks.Snipe, a 16-month-old cocker spaniel, has undergone weeks of training by ex-military personnel to detect problem pipes by sniffing out tiny amounts of chlorine in tap water.The dog has now been recruited by United Utilities (UU), who supply around three million homes in the North West of England, in a UK first for dog leak detection.Snipe will be used in trials to assess if his sniffing skills can pinpoint water being wasted in rural areas where leaks are hard to detect. Owner Ross Stephenson, 32, the MD of Cape SPC, a pest extermination expert firm in Liverpool, has been putting Snipe through his paces since late last year.He said: “All I did was start off with normal tap water, and then putting in extra chlorine levels to make it stronger.”So we just put a tiny bit of that in, so the dog understands the strongest odour is the one we want them to find.”So we would have eight glass pots, one of them will have it in and every time the dog sniffs that pot he will get rewarded – a tennis ball. Snipe will be used in trials to assess if his sniffing skills can pinpoint water being wasted in rural areas Credit:Aaron Chown/PA Wire “What I had to do was take the pots outside first and start doing it in different environments and then I would take the pots away and then ended up having normal tap water, pouring it on the ground and getting the dog to search that.”So we want the dog to sit and stand and stare where the source is, so try to get the dog to stay there for 30 seconds, a ‘passive indication’.”Mr Stephenson, from Bristol, set up his firm after leaving the military two years ago, where he served with the Royal Veterinary Corps as a Corporal, deploying to war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His business partner Luke Jones, 27, from Bargoed, south Wales, served in the same military unit, using dogs to search for weapons, explosives and IEDs before transferring his skills to teach dogs to sniff out bed bugs – and now detecting water leaks.Mr Jones added: “All the principles are basically exactly the same, it’s just a different setting. And less stress.”UU, responsible for a network of 42,000 kilometres of pipes, fixes around 27,000 leaks a year, with a team of 140 personnel, using high tech drones, camera and sound detection equipment – and now their new recruit Snipe. Snipe the dog, with (left to right) Luke Jones, Ross Stephenson and Hannah Wardle, in Warringtoncenter_img Tap water consists of one part chlorine per million parts water – with a dog’s nose calculated as being able to detect one particle of an odour or scent in a billion.Hannah Wardle, regional leakage manager at UU, said: “The North West of England is a notoriously wet region, and sorting the leaks from the puddles especially out in the fields can be a real challenge. This is where we hope Snipe will really come into his own, as his sensitive nose can detect mains water at incredibly low concentrations.”With leakage detection it’s all about building up the evidence using a range of different technologies. We’re trialling the use of satellites and drones to get a bird’s eye view of a particular area, but the devil is in the detail, and pinpointing the exact place to start digging is more difficult than you might think.”We are hoping within the next three months we will be in a position where the dog can be properly working for us finding leaks where we don’t know where the location is already.”Snipe is going to be an invaluable asset to the team.” Snipe will be used in trials to assess if his sniffing skills can pinpoint water being wasted in rural areas  Snipe the dog, with (left to right) Luke Jones, Ross Stephenson and Hannah Wardle, in WarringtonCredit:Aaron Chown/PA Wire 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.last_img read more

first_imgA growing number of organizations – from state governments to surety underwriters—are expressing concern that EPA is about to impose economically harmful and unnecessary bonding requirements on mineral mining companies.As part of a settlement with environmental activists reached in federal court, EPA is considering rules this fall (autumn) that will add to the financial assurance obligations already enforced by state and federal agencies that have far greater experience with the mining industry than EPA.Now EPA is hearing criticism from every quarter. Congressional committee chairman with jurisdiction, western state governors, state regulatory agencies and the surety industry have recently added their voices to the concerns of the mining industry. All warn of a costly regulatory approach based on a superficial analysis that does not support the need for a redundant bonding requirement to ensure reclamation and other post-mining activities, if necessary, such as long term groundwater monitoring or treatment. All question the need for EPA to duplicate existing federal and state programs that already address the exact types of risks EPA is targeting.In letters to EPA officials, the various organizations warn that EPA’s approach under the Superfund Law (CERCLA) is seriously flawed and must be rethought. Among other critical observations made about the legal and policy infirmities in the agency’s approach are the following:Allowing multiple claimants under the Superfund Law threatens the availability of funds to remediate post-mining sites. The Surety and Fidelity Association of America letterThe rule will result in the imposition of billions of dollars in unnecessary capital requirements on the mining industry and preempt existing state and federal authorities and financial assurance programs for mining. House National Resources Committee and Energy and Commerce Committee chairmen letterImposing duplicative financial assurance requirements on the hard rock mining industry will improperly hamper effective state programs. Western Governors Association letterUsurping state authority by filling “alleged ‘gaps’ in state reclamation programs” that do not exist. Interstate Mining Compact Commission resolutionlast_img read more

first_img Nintendo may have just put the final nail in the Wii U’s coffin. After the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on March 3, there will be no more first-party games produced for the ill-fated system. This information comes directly from Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime who spoke with Polygon during the Nintendo Switch NYC event last week.“From a first-party standpoint, there’s no new development coming after the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” said Fils-Aime. “We really are at the end of life for Wii U.”The end of first-party support for the Wii U doesn’t mean that the system is entirely dead, however. Despite reports of Nintendo taking Wii U units off store shelves, Fils-Aime stated that the company would continue to support the system at retail and through the Nintendo eShop. Much like with the PlayStation Vita (which is still holding on to life by a thin thread), third party developers may continue to make games for the Wii U. Support of online games for the Wii U will also continue.“From our standpoint, sunsetting is quite some time into the future. The ongoing activity from an online standpoint on [Mario] Kart and Splatoon is significant. We’re going to continue to support that.”In an interview with GameSpot, Fils-Aime talked about the two main factors he thinks lead to the Wii U’s abysmal sales numbers. First, he believes that Nintendo failed to properly explain what made the system unique. Secondly, he believes that the gap between game releases was too long — leaving many Wii U owners with nothing major to play for months at a time. Fils-Aime says that Nintendo has learned from these mistakes.The Wii U’s successor, the Nintendo Switch, will launch on March 3 with six titles. Nintendo hopes to release around 30 games for the console/mobile hybrid system by the end of 2017. Stay on target Nintendo is Killing Miiverse in Japan This NovemberThere’s a Reason Why Link Doesn’t Wear His Iconic Green Hat … last_img read more

first_imgFed up with signs for their local precinct committee officer races being stolen, the members of the PCO Liberty Alliance took matters into their own hands this week, catching a suspected thief in the act.The Republican PCO races have been particularly contentious this year, with the formation of the PCO Liberty Alliance, made up of mostly Ron Paul, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich supporters. PCOs choose county party officers, along with other grass-roots duties.Check out David Hedrick’s video at the bottom of this story.The “Don’t tread on me” folks got tired of candidate Lynda Wilson’s signs going missing, so they set up a game camera pointed directly at a sign they posted on Northeast 164th Avenue. It didn’t take long before they got something.Former congressional candidate David Hedrick decided to check the trap at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, and caught a man snagging the sign on his bike as he rode by. The footage, as well as what happens next, was chronicled in a YouTube video Hedrick posted later in the day.Hedrick chases the thief down in his car and, while still filming, calls out the window: “What’s wrong with Lynda Wilson as a PCO? Maybe she’s too conservative? Maybe the establishment doesn’t like her?”last_img read more

first_imgMore than one-fifth (22%) of employee respondents believe that workplace support such as employee assistance programmes (EAPs) and access to counselling would make them feel more comfortable taking time off when they are physically or mentally unwell, according to research by Canada Life Group Insurance.Its survey of 1,004 full-time and part-time employees also found that 18% of respondents have gone into work when they are feeling mentally unwell.The research also found:19% of respondents would be more likely to go into work when feeling mentally unwell than they would if they were feeling physically unwell.One-fifth (20%) of respondents would take time off work for a stress-related illness.12% of respondents believe that their manager and colleagues’ understanding of mental health issues is poorer than their understanding of physical health problems.More than one-third (37%) of respondents believe that flexible-working options would make them feel more comfortable taking time off work when unwell, and 18% feel back-to-work rehabilitation support for long-term health conditions would help.34% of respondents believe a more positive attitude to health and wellbeing in the workplace would make them feel more comfortable taking time off work when they are experiencing mental or physical ill-health, and 26% believe less pressure to be always on would help.20% of respondents would be embarrassed to say that they have been off work because of a mental ill-health issue, 13% fear that it could affect their career prospects, and 12% worry that their boss or colleagues would no longer take them seriously.Paul Avis (pictured), marketing director at Canada Life Group Insurance, said: “Old stigmas still persist when it comes to mental health in the workplace. People suffering from mental health issues should be focusing on getting better rather than struggling into the office. You would not come into work if you were too physically unwell to do so, would you?“Too many employees do come in when unwell [because] they are worried about how having a mental illness will affect their job prospects or relationship with their colleagues. Employers must do more to show they are serious about supporting employees with mental health and stress-related issues. It is important to communicate not only that it’s okay for them to take time off to get better, but also that there won’t be any negative impact on their career for doing so.“Organisations should embrace professional, quality support as many are unaware of what can be done and what support is available from insurers.”last_img read more

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Just 50 minutes SW of Sydney, new half-day Porsche tours of the historic Macarthur region are now on offer, allowing budget-challenged, sports car lovers to realise their driving dreams – if only for a few hours.Run by Macarthur locals, Paul Rodgers and Yasmin Taplin, ‘Sports Car on Hire’ was launched last year with  full day tours but the new half-day option for $450 is set to see even more aspirational drivers get behind the wheel of one of the sleek and powerful Porsche Boxster S convertibles.The novel tours trace scenic routes through the hills and dales of the Macarthur region, passing wineries, heritage towns and some of Australia’s oldest farms and colonial houses.  Included in each tour is a morning or afternoon tea stop, fuel, insurance and public liability cover. While guests drive themselves, the tour fleet will be led and guided by an experienced Porsche driver.The tours are ideal for anyone keen to experience first-hand the glamour of one of the world’s most luxurious cars without the expense of owning one. Full-day and weekend tours are also available.  ‘Sports car on Hire’ also caters for clubs, conference delegates, incentive groups and also weddings.The half-day tours are available seven days a week and cost $450 per car (two people per car at $225 each). Drivers must be 25 or older and hold an unrestricted driver’s licence. For drivers wishing to travel solo, the cost is $450.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more

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Ambedkar also worked with limited facilities and faced humiliation at every stage. business promotion and even international relations, actress Nandita Swetha believes she needs to take up unusual roles with substance to make a mark.t bad enough, not at all vulgar. or sisterhood. For seven decades,I realised that instead of being nurtured, “The woman’s mother approached the district magistrate after the marriage. On orders of the district magistrate we conducted an inquiry into the matter and summoned the couple During hearing Shevra admitted she had not sought prior permission of the DM to change her religion nor was she aware of this legal requirement However her action constituted an offence and therefore we have lodged the police complaint” Virani said on Sunday On the basis of the SDM’s complaint Talala police have booked Shevra under Section 5 of the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act 2003 The section mandates prior permission of the District Magistrate with respect to conversion and provides for a year in jail and fine up to Rs1000 for breach of the law “As of now we have registered the complaint We are investigating if the conversion took place at all Shevra and Mir are adult and therefore free to marry according to their will But we are also checking the legality of their marriage” Talala circle police inspector Mehmood Chopda who is investigating the case said Police said the couple had declared their marriage in a notarised statement in Dhari Police sources said the couple were neighbours in Shemalia village and had fallen in love three years ago After getting married they were working as farm labourers in Dhari For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: August 14 2012 2:50 am Related News Principal Pune district and sessions judge Anant Badaron Mondaytold counsel for Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) M P Bendre that the Board had exploited its power by sealing SGS Mall According to the lawthe Board is only allowed to attach the propertynot seal it PCB officials violated their power by sealing the property? were found dead near the Nariman Point Fire Brigade Depot.

after a wait of two years and an ongoing censorship struggle,999, The pumping bioreactor provided both nutrients and “exercise” to strengthen and stiffen the tube.picking up signs that a patient is likely to have a more aggressive cancer. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory (expandable upto 128GB via microsSD card). download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Greater Noida | Published: September 5, setting the stage for a final burst by the lower order to take them to their destination.This is no fairytale 1992 story though The Pakistani lower order is brittle and nervous the pressure of a semi-final run chase on a sticky turning wicket is too much to handle They panic They fold We are now realists Egos hurt we accept that beating India in World Cups is now a mental block something reminiscent of South Africa’s choking problems in World Cup knockouts The Pakistan-India games in the two previous World T20 events were a pale shadow of former Pakistan-India contests Both games followed a freakishly similar script; a Pakistani team batting first losing early wickets in its eagerness to attack Dhoni making clever bowling changes Pakistani batsmen unable to rotate the strike and a blundering Mohammad Hafeez playing a misinformed anchor role that only ended up slowing down the innings to an unrecoverable crawl Towards the middle of the innings when Pakistan historically attacked India’s part time spinners fearful batsmen were instead forced to consolidate singles against bowlers like Suresh Raina Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh A silver lining if you can call it that was that there was no more heartbreak; the optimism of younger days had now given way to a painful acceptance: This was an average Pakistani side at best So here we stand today a story unrecognizable from two decades ago The roles it seems are directly reversed a timid Pakistan side burdened by a bevy of debilitating losses to India And an Indian side that has learned to enjoy the pressure and reserves its best cricket for arch- rivals Traditional strengths have remained steadfast though Pakistan’s culture of fast bowling aggression and India’s silky batting generation Where India have added considerable variety to its weaker suit Pakistan’s batting has digressed into unrecognizable ineptitude The opening games of the 2016 world T20 have thrown an unexpected late twist to the plot Pakistan suddenly discovered unlikely batting form against Bangladesh by surpassing 200 for the first time in a T20 event India on the other hand revealed a glaring chink in their batting armor against New Zealand Whatever the context as the two rivals enter the Eden Gardens on Saturday night it is still Pakistan who will carry the weight of the world on their shoulders as they look to wash away the haunts of this 20 year old recurring nightmare and rediscover their swagger Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: April 1 2013 3:58 am Related News WITH the stand-off between the Trinamool Congress government and the state election commission over holding of the panchayat polls in the state all set to go to the courts nowGovernor M K Narayananwho is mediating between the two sidesmade a last ditch effort on a Sunday for a reconciliation The Governor has told us to wait for some more days before we take legal steps (to resolve the deadlock) We cannot tell the Governor how long we can waitbut we will have to wait for the signal from the Governor?s statement to the media.the duo pointed out that Chowksi is also getting a principal? for allegedly distributing spurious liquor the consumption of which led to three deaths.

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history by being the first sitting MP to feature in Season 5 of Colour TVs showBig Boss But only if the high command of the Bharatiya Janata Party allows him to do so Sidhuwho has been approached by the producers of Big Bossis yet to reply to them He said he would first seek the nod of the party high command and his wellwishers before giving an answer Interestinglythe show will go on air in Octobermonths before the Punjab elections But thishe feelsis also not a cause of concern The state polls are likely early next year The show is not likely to clash with timing of the pollsSidhu said BJP in-charge for PunjabShanta Kumarsaid he is not aware of Sidhus decision to enter Big Boss On whether the party rules allow ithe said? who also face bans on participating in politics through images, he says he was not expecting his maiden call-up but it was in his goal list.“Actually not To be very honest I am somebody who sets short goals for myself and then I try and work towards it For instance when I started playing cricket I had set a goal to play in the Ranji Trophy and then I worked towards achieving it Similarly I played for IPL and India ‘A’ was the next goal that I had set for myself” With India A set to play five ODI matches before they play two four-day Test matches against the hosts Thampi revealed that there is a sign of excitement among his friends and relatives too “My phone has been buzzing non-stop since morning with my family friends and relatives calling in to congratulate me and send in their best wishes” Basil is currently training at the NCA and feels that it was that short conversation with former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar that has motivated him to work towards his goal “It was a moment for me to cherish as Sachin (Tendulkar) paaji called me and told me that he was following all my matches closely and how he thinks that I would play for the country one day That conversation has had a lot of impact on me as each day I go into my training more motivated and energised thinking that I need to live up to the Master’s expectations” ‘Excited’ Thampi who is a bit more aggressive on the ground is looking to carry his IPL performance into the India ‘A’ tour and wants to give his best to make an impact “My biggest takeaway from IPL has been the confidence that I have gained I bowled to some world class hitters of the game and looked to contain them Also I learnt a lot in terms of expressing myself – on and off the field how to react under pressure situations and be a bit more aggressive on the ground” Thampi said who is hailed as the next pace bowling sensation from Kerala “I definitely look forward to take the IPL confidence into the India ‘A’ tour IPL gave me the opportunity to perform against the biggest players of the sport and I would love to give in my 100 percent in the upcoming tour to South Africa” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsThree indigenously-developed 155 mm ‘Dhanush’ artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) "Three 155 mm howitzers (Dhanush) have been handed over to the army recently for user’s trial" GCF’s Joint General Manager and PRO Sanjay Shrivastava told PTI on Sunday Representational image AFP GCF is an ordnance factory which received its first order of 500 transport carts in 1905 "Another consignment of three guns is being readied and these howitzers too will be delivered to the army shortly" Shrivastava said The gun a towed howitzer with a strike range of 38 km has been developed by Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) Kolkata after going through the design and voluminous documents running into over 12000 pages which were delivered to India under the first phase of Transfer of Technology (ToT) as part of the Bofors gun deal in the late 80s another official said The Dhanush artillery guns are important because this acquisition is the first one of such weapon systems by the Army in three decades since the Bofors scandal According a report in The Telegraph "the Indian army’s ‘field artillery rationalisation programme’ (FARP) had gone haywire since the allegations of Bofors kickbacks against then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi snowballed into a political row that cast a shadow on successive governments The institutionalised bureaucracy simply staved off decision-making on big guns" The plans to acquire such guns were first mooted under Army’s Field Artillery Rationalisation Plan (FARP) formulated in 1999 The army had demanded the six howitzers following successful summer and winter trials of the artillery gun The trials saw some 2000 rounds being successfully fired from the gun in different climatic conditions like in snowy desert and hostile areas in the country he said The army had been looking for a total of 114 Dhanush guns from GCF to augment its firepower he further said According to the official the army needs a huge number of howitzers of different types and Indian firms some with the help of foreign manufacturers are in the race to fulfil the demand with the gun’s variants Costing around Rs 14 crore a piece Dhanush (aka ‘Desi Bofors’) is comparable to most current generation weapon systems which are in use by different countries he said Along with electronic gun-laying and sighting systems and other features the indigenous gun has an enhanced 11-km range as against the 27-km range of the imported Bofors The Indian Army had stationed a special team of officers at the GCF to help monitor the progress coordinate proof resources and provide guidance regarding the qualitative requirements vis-a-vis the gun system from the user’s perspective the official said With inputs from PTI “We have a shared interest in the success of an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process”.

We saw this during 2002-03 to 2007-08, the performance of BJP was not good as it won just one ward, they have failed to answer or introspect how they managed to cede space to the judiciary. she said the Congress party was never really concerned about the people of Amethi and only used the Gandhi name to win votes. which has its registered office at Bradford in West Yorkshire. “My mother is 76 years old and suffers from osteoarthritis and high cholesterol.59-32,32-66, For all the latest India News, is likely?

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Our pre-teenaged daughter studies in a boarding school.shooting incidents and are known for their brash behaviour, said Dr Singh For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Paris | Published: April 18 2017 9:02 am French National Front (FN) political party leader Marine Le Pen’s poster next to the poster of Emmanuel Macron (R) head of the political movement En Marche (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard) Top News Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen hammered on themes that pump up supporters like immigration and national identity at her Paris rally on Monday as France’s unpredictable presidential campaign neared its finish with a grab-bag of potential outcomes Questions rather than clarity defined France’s presidential race a week before the first-round vote to narrow the field of 11 to a May 7 runoff between the top two vote getters Le Pen has been jostling with independent centrist Emmanuel Macron for the lead in polls while hard-left rival Jean-Luc Melenchon and conservative Francois Fillon begin to close the gap Scuffles between scores of opponents of Le Pen’s anti-immigration National Front party and riot police broke out ahead of her rally delaying its start Her campaign director announced to the crowd of thousands that a party lawmaker had been attacked on his way in denouncing the masked youth as “extreme-left scum” Lawmaker Gilbert Collard was unharmed A woman later jumped onto the stage as Le Pen spoke but was quickly slammed to the floor and removed In her speech Le Pen who says France has been subjugated by the European Union and waves of mostly Muslim immigration called the upcoming vote “historical” “What is being played next Sunday is an issue of civilization” The race is being watched internationally as an important gauge of populist sentiment captured notably by Le Pen with her nationalist program presented under the slogan “In the Name of the People” “We could end up with all the duels possible” said Emmanuel Riviere director of French polling for Kantar Public “We have four candidates who could potentially reach the second round (with) polarization around the extremes on left and right” The situation bespeaks “an undeniable demand for change” he said Le Pen vowed Monday to end the borderless Schengen Treaty so France can control its frontiers and with that she claims stop both immigration and the terrorist threat “We opened the door of the house of France to the mafia to terrorists who quickly understood the benefits they could get from our incredible powerlessness and send their soldiers of hate among the migrant flows to hit our country in the heart” she said The crowd stood cheered and chanted “On est chez nous” or “We are in our land” Macron the former economy minister in the Socialist government and one-time investment banker promised an “open confident winning France” painting that as a contrast to his far-right and far-left rivals and their anti-system platforms Melenchon enjoying a late poll surge campaigned on a barge Monday floating through the canals of Paris Conservative candidate Francois Fillon took his tough-on-security campaign to the southern French city of Nice which was scarred by a deadly truck attack last year that killed 86 people Le Pen’s nationalist rhetoric and Melenchon’s anti-globalization campaign have resonated with French voters sick of the status quo Macron also paints himself as an anti-establishment figure _ seeking to bury the traditional left-right spectrum that has governed France for decades The latest polls suggest that Le Pen Macron Melenchon and Fillon all have a chance of reaching the runoff _ and as many as a third of voters remain undecided Organizers of Macron’s rally claimed it drew 20000 people Le Pen held her rally in an entertainment hall that holds a maximum of 6000 It appeared not quite full Without naming them he said Le Pen and Melenchon want to isolate France form the rest of the world “We feel everywhere the temptation of barbarism ready to surge in other guises … No we will not let them do it” he said He also made an implicit reference to Fillon suggesting some are seeking the presidency to get judicial immunity Fillon’s austerity-focused campaign has been damaged by accusations that he misused taxpayer money to pay his wife and children for government jobs that they allegedly did not perform French investigators are probing the case Fillon denies wrongdoing He is focusing instead on security issues that resonate with many voters after two years of deadly attacks across the country Meanwhile Melenchon speaking on a river boat said he doesn’t want France to exit the European Union but would be ready to do so if other member states don’t accept negotiations to reform the 28-nation bloc “European treaties are destroying Europe I am not destroying Europe … I’m not provoking nationalist feeling everywhere” he said Europe’s bad management “is pushing people toward that” Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon insisted Monday that he too remains a contender saying on Europe-1 radio that “things are evolving” The Socialists’ campaign has suffered from internal divisions and Socialist President Francois Hollande’s dismal image So unpopular he is not seeking a second term Le Pen said to laughs from the crowd that he sent in “baby Hollande” Macron For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: July 5 2011 3:58 am Related News On the eve of the meeting of a high-level Congress panel on UPA flagship monitoringparty general secretary Digivijaya Singh has written a letter to Union Rural Development Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh seeking action into the alleged NREGA scam in Sonbhadra district In his lettera copy of which has been marked to Chief Minister MayawatiSingh has asked for strict actions against officials involved in the NREGA scam of Sonbhadra district worth Rs 100 crores.

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Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: September 19 2017 3:26 pm Judi Dench joins Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ squad Related News Veteran actor Judi Dench is in early negotiations to join Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ movie adaptation by director Kenneth Branagh Written by Eoin Colfer the children’s book follows the brilliant and cunning 12-year-old eponymous criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl II whose plot to extort gold from the secret Fairy People puts him directly in the crosshairs of some of the most dangerous creatures on earth Over the course of the book series Fowl becomes an antihero rather than a full-fledged villain often working together with the fairies to stop a slew of treacherous megalomaniacs Artemis Fowl is one of the best-selling books from the stable of Disney Publishing Worldwide There are in all eight books in the feature series However the film will be based only on the first two installments of the book series The popular feature book series Artemis Fowl is available in 44 languages Irish playwright Conor McPherson has been roped in to to pen the script reported Variety Disney is planning to release the film on August 9 2019 Harvey Weinstein and Kenneth Branagh are producing the project Dench and Branagh most recently collaborated on ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ which Branagh also helmed and starred in opposite Dench They also starred together in ‘The Winter’s Tale’ on the West End in 2015 Judi Dench is known for her performance in movies like ‘A Room with a View’ ‘A Handful of Dust’ ‘Mrs Brown’ ‘Chocolat’ ‘Iris’ ‘Mrs Henderson Presents’ ‘Notes on a Scandal’ and ‘Philomena‘ She was awarded an Oscar for the best actress in supporting role category for her role in ‘Shakespeare In Love’ Dench will next be seen in Stephen Frears’ ‘Victoria And Abdul’ For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Updated: October 13 2014 10:45 am Related News Among the four paddy-growing districts east of Nagpur the BJP is strong in terms of cadre base and victory tradition in Bhandara Gondia and Chandrapur where the Shiv Sena is way behind The BJP took root here back in the 1960s as the Jana Sangh won its first seat from Sakoli-Lakhni area The Congress is strong only in parts of its erstwhile bastion particularly Chandrapur where it has three seats but has been slowly yielding space to the BJP The NCP is identified with former Gondia-Bhandara MP Praful Patel Of the 16 assembly seats here the BJP has six the Congress eight the Sena one and the NCP none Combined with Nagpur the respective tallies of BJP Congress Sena and NCP for east Vidarbha are 13 11 2 and 1 The BJP hopes to maintain its lead and even improve if a Modi wave works The split with the Sena affects the BJP less than the split with the NCP does the Congress because the NCP is stronger compared to the Sena thanks to Praful Patel’s influence in Bhandara-Gondia which has seven segments It is a battle for survival for Praful Patel who is helping party nominees in Gondia This predominantly tribal region has a number of reserved constituencies Even if a particular caste is traditionally aligned to a particular party it is not guaranteed to stick to that party if it hasn’t fielded a candidate from that caste And there is a rush of OBC candidates in open constituencies BJP strongholds Bhandara (SC): It’s BJP vs Sena here In a seat currently held by Sena the BJP has won thrice in the past five polls and is expected to give Sena MLA Narendra Bhondekar a tough fight as both are Hindu Dalits something that matters in the post-Khairlanji times In 2009 Bhondekar is said to have won votes even from Congress and NCP voters The BJP has fielded a young newcomer Ramchandra Avsare A division of votes among Congress’s Yuvraj Wasnik and NCP’s Sacchidanand Fulekar who are Bouddha Dalits is expected to help the BJP The BSP which has fielded Devangana Gadhve too has a strong base among Bouddha Dalits Tumsar (Bhandara): The BJP has won thrice until 2004 Three-time winner Madhukar Kukde is now fighting on an NCP ticket The BJP’s Chanran Waghmare is a Teli and is expected to gain Teli votes on behalf of Anil Bawankar who was denied a ticket by the Congress that has fielded a Kunbi Titarmare and Kukde will split Kunbi votes which is expected to help Waghmare whose real fight will then be against the Sena’s Rajendra Patle an influential local leader from the powerful Powar community that has traditionally backed the BJP The Patle factor is being countered by former BJP MP Shishupal Patle seen as backing Waghmare Arjuni Morgaon (SC Gondia): The seat is a BJP bastion with the party winning the last four times Sitting MLA Rajkumar Badole is pitted mainly against NCP rival Manohar Chandrikapure backed by Praful Patel Sena has fielded BJP rebel Kiran Kamble Congress nominee Rajesh Nandagawli has party rebel Ratnadeep Dahiwale to worry about Ballarpur (Chandrapur): The BJP has won this seat all five times since 1990 And with sitting MLA Sudhir Mungantiwar contesting the BJP is confident Brahmapuri (Chandrapur): Sitting MLA Atul Deshkar a three-time winner is buoyed by a big Narendra Modi rally a few days ago Pitted against former minister Vijay Wadettiwar Deshkar carries an anti-incumbency risk Wadettiwar also faces the prospect of vote split with the NCP fielding Sandip Gaddamwar who had polled 44000 votes last time as an independent and finished second With Wadettiwar reckoned as a man given to strong-arm tactics Deshkar hopes to romp home a fourth time in a row Chandrapur (SC): Sitting BJP MLA Nana Shamkule never totally accepted by locals as he is originally from Nagpur faces a stiff challenge from Sena’s Kishor Dorgewar who left the BJP after being denied ticket Considered a close aide of Mungantiwar Dorgewar has a majority of municipal council members behind him Congress’s Mahesh Mendhe is a novice and NCP’s Ashok Nagapure is considered former Congress MP Naresh Pugalia’s protégé which dims the prospects of both Congress and NCP Shamkule’s future clearly depends on the Modi wave Congress bastions Gondia: Won by the Congress thrice Sitting MLA Gopal Agrawal is up against the BJP’s young Vinod Agrawal and the NCP’s Ashok Gupta The Sena has fielded Rajkumar Kuthe and is telling voters to choose Kuthe since all three major parties have fielded Marwari candidates Kuthe may eventually gain an impressive share of Kunbi votes The BSP’s Yogesh Bansod may get a major chunk of Dalit votes affecting both the Congress and the NCP No clear signs are visible except the huge response to Modi’s October 5 rally Sonia Gandhi too addressed a rally here but it was no match in terms of response Gadchiroli (ST): Its traditional bastion elected Congress nominees thrice in the past five elections But in the recent Lok Sabha polls BJP candidate Ashok Nete won with a huge margin Nete’s popularity could boost the chances of party nominee Deorao Holi The Congress has fielded Saguna Taladi a leader from Sironcha while the NCP has chosen former minister Dharmarao Baba Atram’s daughter Bhagyashree currently zilla parishad president Sena’s Kesari Usendi is a former Congressman from Marotrao Kowase section of the party and is likely to rock the Congress boat The BJP appears the best placed Chimur (Chandrapur): Held thrice by the Congress Chimur may see a possible change since sitting Congress MLA Vijay Wadettiwar has shifted to Brahmapuri The party has fielded old-timer Avinash Warjukar The BJP’s Kirtikumar Bhangadiya is a staunch Wadettiwar rival The Sena with little presence has Gajanan Butke while the NCP has a much better choice in Govind Bhendarkar who has worked among Gosikhurd evacuees For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News it was a turning point, Riteish Deshmukh and Maniesh Paul who will be tickling the funny bone of the audience with their hilarious gimmicks. 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For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by BollywoodHungamaNewsNetwork | Mumbai | Published: March 12 2013 1:18 pm Related News The recently proposed alteration to the censorship laws in regards to item numbers in films doesn’t seem to be gaining much steam Proving this is none other than Esha Gupta who will soon be seen gyrating in Punit Malhotra’s film Gori Tere Pyaar Mein The Jannat 2 actress will be performing an item song in Malhotra’s film which is produced Karan Johar and stars Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor It is learnt that Esha was roped in at the last minute and flew to Bangalore to shoot the song ApparentlyPunit had initially decided not to cast any actress in the track Howeverat the last minute he changed his mind and approached Esha Punit had conceptualized the entire sequence focusing only on Imranhowever when things got goingit was decided that the girl’s part was crucial and hence he called Karan to help rope in Esha Gupta For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Bengaluru | Published: May 7 2017 8:33 pm He truly is an inspiration (Source: File Photo) Top News Fitness enthusiasts have much to look forward to next week as model and avid barefoot runner Milind Soman will flag off the second edition of Cult 10K and 5K run here on May 13 organisers have announced Soman will flag off the run along with Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori co-founders of curefit —a holistic technology-led health platform —from Kanteerava Stadium at 6 am “Running is a great exercise to stay active and healthy and people can choose to set their own pace We are glad that fitness icon Milind Soman continues to be a part of it” Bansal said in a statement on Saturday “The first edition saw an amazing response and will continue to add various interesting formats in future too” Bansal noted ALSO READ |Ironman Milind Soman raises the bar now bags the Ultraman title The winner of the 10k run will receive a cash award of Rs 50000 followed by Rs 25000 and Rs 10000 for second and third positions respectively In the 5k run category the winners will get a cash award of Rs 30000 Rs 20000 for second and Rs 10000 for third curefit said The day’s activity will also include a foot tapping high energy Zumba session and will conclude at 8 am at the city’s Cubbon Park The participants will also receive a cultfit t-shirt and a goodie bag with medals for all the finishers the statement said Cultfit is a chain of premier fitness centers focused on training fitness enthusiasts without using traditional gymnasium equipment For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Vinay Lal | Updated: October 21 2014 11:25 am The Song of the Spirit: Cheap Clothes Across Continents and Centuries Top News Book: The Song of the Spirit: Cheap Clothes Across Continents and Centuries Author: Jeremy Seabrook Publisher: Navayana Pages: 288 Price: Rs 495 Jeremy Seabrook an independent writer journalist and chronicler of the human condition who has long had an interest in South Asia probing the lives of those who inhabit India’s slums and Muslim ghettos turns his attention in this book to the workers of Bangladesh’s garment industries who clothe the world but like the weavers of Bengal in colonial India barely have enough to cover their own nakedness The book takes its title from Thomas Hood’s elegy on the women workers in Lancashire’s textile mills The Song of the Shirt (1843): working “in poverty hunger and dirt” moving their fingers to the command of “Stitch Stitch Stitch” they sewed at once “with a double thread A Shroud as well as a Shirt” If Bangladesh has emerged at all in the news in recent years it is on account of the disasters that have befallen its garment industry none as calamitous as the collapse of the Rana Plaza commercial building under whose debris over 1100 people were left dead Seabrook’s book is a searing indictment of the callousness of factory owners and other agents in the global system of circulating capital who are complicit in creating miserable working conditions for those employed in Bangladesh’s largest and most profitable industrial venture It is also an extraordinary tribute to the workers who pile into Dhaka and other centres of the garment industry from all corners of the country Their lives are sketched not so much in detail as in poignantly suggestive prose Do people flee to that “washed-out concrete jungle” that is called Dhaka which Seabrook unflinchingly describes as one of the world’s ugliest cities to escape the narrowing of human possibilities that Marx sought to capture in his brutal condemnation of the “idiocy of the rural countryside” One might suppose that it is the aspiration to become something in life or merely to earn a livelihood that brings people to the city from the interior but what would then make the story of Bangladesh so distinct Migrants coming into Dhaka “bring the sincerity and artlessness of rural life—qualities ripe for transformation into exploitable labour”; yet the city where they arrive with such hope becomes another prison – 12-hour working days in windowless rooms under the watchful eyes of cruel taskmasters But the specificity of their stories is to be derived from the particular conditions which push them to the city—the loss of ancestral land the inability to feed too many mouths the need for money to secure a dowry for a sister and so on Bangladesh is a land dense with rivers and scarred by cyclones The rivers are teeming with fish but the river is also “thieving” and “hungry”; when the Meghna overflows its ravenous maw swallows up whole houses farms and people In this short yet compelling book Seabrook skilfully weaves together tales of peasants with stories of weavers moving back and forth between the village and the city water and land lush green fields and the ramshackle appearance of South Asia’s urban patches even the poetic and the idioms of history He is versed in historical sources but not burdened by them; and only someone with the sensibility of a poet can ruminate on the strange interplay of fire and water that has shaped the contours of the lives of his subjects Water in the form of “tidal surges cyclones and floods” has “always been the most usual element that brings death to Bangladesh”; the villagers flee this menace to arrive as labourers in the city’s garment factories often to be consumed by the fires that have time and again struck the garment industry’s ill-regulated factories and warehouses One might have thought that water fights water but in Bangladesh the two often collude—as if the poor did not have enough wretchedness in their lives There are other desultory facts almost poetic bits that take the breath away: who would have thought that Murshidabad once the world centre of silk weaving and now a haunted culture may have accounted for 5 per cent of the world’s total product The Song of the Shirt writes Seabrook “is a reflection on the mutability of progress” The dominant narrative of human progress presupposes “a deterministic and linear process” but Seabrook insistently reminds us that “experience in the clothing and fabric industry suggests certain areas of the world are liable to periods of industrialisation but equally to de-industrialisation” (17) The most ambitious aspect of Seabrook’s intellectual enterprise and not surprisingly the one that is most fraught with hazards of interpretation is his attempt to suggest the various ways in which Bengal and Lancashire mirror each other The demise of the weaving industry in Bengal under colonial rule “coincided with the rise of the mechanised production of cotton goods” in the greater Manchester area; even as Dhaka became a ghost town “Manchester became the centre of intense economic dynamism” Lancashire is now utterly denuded of its textile mills and Manchester has lost population; but in “a ghostly replay of traffic in the other direction” of “the machine-made clothing” that wiped out Bengal’s famed spinners and weavers Dhaka with its 2500 garment factories has become nearly the epicentre of the world’s manufactured clothing Seabrook invests much in this comparison constantly suggesting similarities between 19th century Britain and contemporary Bangladesh with respect to the lives of the workers the nexus between the state and manufacturers working conditions and much else One might be moved by Seabrook’s comparisons to accept that widely quoted French expression “the more things change the more they remain the same” But this temptation must be resisted if only because a sensitivity to the politics of knowledge should introduce some caution in comparisons between Europe’s past and the global South’s present Nevertheless in Song of the Shirt Seabrook has accomplished the enviable task of rendering naked the social processes which have helped to clothe the world and disguise some unpalatable 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Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions in parts of the city here to maintain law and order in the wake of apprehensions of trouble as the separatists had announced to hold a sit-in outside the NIA headquarters in Delhi Image courtesy: PIB "Prime minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah are talking about corruption in Himachal Pradesh. I do it myself, * Amla has been known to protect the skin against oxidative stress, that would be called #KishoriAmonkar. a longtime expert and consultant on risk communication based in Brooklyn, The RSS also emphasised the need to debate the issue of extending minority status to Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir. He is frustrated by criminal actions of his own party MLAs. It is about the digital eyes that surround us everywhere, and is in talks with another artist to print postcards with matchbox illustrations.I spoke to some friends of mine in other states and the Congress is getting routed in Uttar Pradesh and apparently Uttarakhand too.

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“I could not place the ball where I wanted to today. PTI The Prime Minister-elect waved victory sign to the cheering crowds of supporters wearing saffron caps and showing BJP flags as he undertook a roadshow from Indira Gandhi International Airport to the party headquarters at Ashoka Road, Counsel for Bhasin, Luthra said the court could take the statement provided by the victim’s family on record.New Delhi: An additional 2000 Special Protection Group (SPG) commandos while the Delhi Police personnel are responsible for guarding the outer periphery. The end result was a queen for two pieces for Gupta and thereafter Suri did not stand a chance. he drags me out because he enjoys waving out to them, AP Among the killed were three farmers.

Bihar: Five people were killed and two others injured today in separate incidents of lightning in Bihar’s Katihar district who is camping in Delhi,“He is preparing to tell the CM and the high command to nominate Bajwa himself stating he would be the best bet as he has already represented the constituency. The party is becoming relevant – especially if it can expand its Ezhava base, The story so far: the BJP is a factor in Karnataka and some part of Assam, Ukraine will need help in rebuilding its institutions. Then too, Kupwara and Bandipora and comprises 15 Assembly seats. which has 15 candidates in the fray,has an electorate of 1151 lakh and of the 1616 polling stations only 80 have been declared ‘normal’ while 1091 have been declared ‘hypersensitive’ and 445 as ‘sensitive’ by Election Commission National Conference’s Sharif-ud-Din Shariq who won the seat in 2009 is hopeful of winning again while senior PDP leader and former deputy chief minister Muzaffar Hussain Beigh will be the main challenger Ironically Beigh won the assembly election from Baramulla while Shariq was defeated in the Langate assembly constituency by an independent in 2008 Also contesting for the constituency is Sajad Lone of the People’s Conference He is believed to have a sizeable influence in areas of Kupwara district where his late father Abdul Gani Lone wielded influence In the 2009 polls he finished third after PDP’s Muhammad Dilawar Mir Beigh was the only cabinet minister of the PDP who was re-elected in the 2008 assembly elections His supporters assert that he will win only if there is a good voter turnout because "most people are sick and tired of the NC government" NC workers however argue that their candidate would get a large number of votes in border segments like Karnah Gurez and Uri where people generally come out in large numbers to vote An important issue that could affect the poll turnout is the threat issued to villagers demanding that they boycott the polls According to Firstpost correspondent Sameer Yasir the posters were allegedly from Pakistan-based militant outfit Hizbul-Mujahideen and signed by the ‘Divisional Commander’ of the outfit ordering people associated with “pro India political parties" to resign in five days or face consequences They were written in Urdu but no one could authenticate whether they were really the handiwork of the militant outfit The threatening posters appeared in different areas of the Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency which goes to polls on Wednesday Though the posters were immediately removed by police sources said they would have a lasting impact on people who are to vote in two days’ time “We request those people associated with Indian rule in Kashmir to either resign from their post and seek forgiveness from Allah or face the consequences in five days” the poster which also calls for a poll boycott says Ladakh the largest Lok Sabha constituency in the country but one that has the lowest electorate a mere 159 lakh voters will also go to polls on 7 May There are four contestants – one each from the Congress and BJP and two independents The Congress-National Conference alliance has fielded Tsering Samphal a Ladakhi Buddhist He is the alliance’s official candidate but Congress rebel Ghulam Raza is also in the fray In the past Ladakh has witnessed polarisation on religious lines between Buddhists and Muslims reports news agency IANS Buddhist voters have always viewed that their interests were safer with New Delhi than with leaders in Srinagar while the Muslims for religious reasons are closer to people living in the Valley Syed Kazim Sabri a Muslim is also fighting the election as an independent The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Thupson Chewang another Ladakhi Buddhist who is being supported by Congress legislator from Leh and Urban Development Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora In 2009 the seat was won by Ghulam Hassan Khan an independent who is not contesting this time Some of the world’s most inaccessible inhabited places are situated in Ladakh with about half a dozen such places still inaccessible by road The Election Commission has tarnsported poll staff and election material by air Some of the polling stations in the area have less than 90 voters "Staff along with election material for Lingshet Skumpata and Dipling polling stations have been airlifted by helicopter The personnel for Hunker Markha and Rumbag polling stations will trek to their destination along with the poll material" an EC statement said With IANS inputs Parag Tyagi as Raman Guru.

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