Anne Peretz, founder of Parenting Journey (formerly The Family Center, Inc.), and Chris Byner, interim executive director of Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF), will be honored at this year’s Summer Urban Program Auction, an annual fundraiser held by Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA). The auction, which will take place at Harvard University’s Knafel Center on April 15, raises money for PBHA’s award-winning summer camps for low-income families, while celebrating community members whose work enriches the lives of youth and families in Boston and Cambridge.Peretz is the founder of The Family Center, Inc., a family therapy clinic and family support program geared to low income and immigrant families. The Family Center (now known as The Parenting Journey) has also developed powerful curriculum for new parents, as well as training social workers and teachers in how to support families more effectively. There are currently over 500 Parenting Journey sites in several cities and Peretz has recently developed a comparable program in Burundi.Byner oversees BCYF’s network of 35 community centers, located in nearly every neighborhood in Boston. Byner is a former manager of the Streetworkers Program, a national model for effective youth violence prevention and intervention services. The success of the Boston Streetworkers Program has caused community and police groups to seek Byner’s help in setting up similar programs in other cities across the country. Read Full Story
In the opening sequence of “Love Story,” a voiceover declares that the film is about a young woman named Jenny Cavalleri who dies at 25. That young woman, played by Ali MacGraw, loved “Mozart, Bach, the Beatles … and me.” The “me” is Oliver Barrett IV, played by Ryan O’Neal.Depending on whom you ask, the movie is either corny or enduring. But when “Love Story” was released in 1970 it became a zeitgeist hit, a modern “Romeo and Juliet” that lifted its young leads to stardom.And it all started at Harvard — the movie, written by Erich Segal ’58, A.M. ’59, Ph.D., ’65, was one of the last granted permission to film throughout campus, in spots as iconic as Harvard Stadium and alongside University students.In the 45 years since its release, “Love Story” has remained a touchstone for people who came of age in the ’60s and ’70s, as well as incoming Harvard freshmen, for whom a pre-semester screening has become a rite of passage.Some of those freshmen turned out at Kirkland House on Monday for an Office for the Arts-sponsored discussion with MacGraw and O’Neal, who pulled up in a vintage MG convertible like the one Oliver commandeers in the film. Draped in a crimson and ivory scarf, O’Neal could have been Oliver returned to campus for his 50th reunion and, if not for her character’s premature demise, MacGraw might still have been Jenny — the Radcliffe musician from a working-class family who upends Oliver’s world. Hand in hand, they strode across the street looking the same, but older.Of course the cameras were there to receive them, and when a passing student asked what was happening, he looked confused when the cameraman prattled off the actors’ names.“Google it!” the cameraman said with a laugh.Inside Kirkland House, the Harvard Arts Blog’s editor-in-chief, Alicia Anstead, led a discussion with the stars that ranged from their early impressions of Harvard to working together again after all these years. MacGraw and O’Neal are currently mid-tour for A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” which runs through Saturday at Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Theater.O’Neal called Harvard “a character in our story,” and MacGraw noted that it still looked the same.The actors, now in their 70s, have weathered divorces and deaths and everything in between. MacGraw married producer Robert Evans and then her co-star Steve McQueen; bad boy O’Neal finally settled into a decades-long romance with Farrah Fawcett, who died from cancer in 2009.“I had done one film — zero experience — and this was my second film. It was this joyful experience,” recalled MacGraw. “I might tell you in the ensuing decade it was rarely duplicated in terms of fun or optimism.”She was paid just $20,000. “Not enough to pay my alimony,” quipped O’Neal.The success that followed the low-budget film, including Academy Award nominations, surprised them both. “We were just hardworking people who got lucky and became actors,” said O’Neal. “You have to keep your feet on the ground because it’s easy to lift off and behave badly. And I know.”On set, the two clicked immediately, said MacGraw. When pressed by Anstead to explain why, she answered: “There’s a chemistry and a caring, and we’re both Aries —”“She’s a good kisser,” O’Neal interjected. “Wow!”The longstanding mutual affection prompted one brave audience member to wonder aloud whether there was more to their story. Though they were both married at the time, “We had tremendous crushes on each other,” revealed MacGraw.As for Jenny’s famous line — “Love means never having to say you’re sorry” — MacGraw said, “I never questioned that — except for the next 45 years.”
University President Fr. John Jenkins wrote a letter Friday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging the State Department to expedite the process for international students to obtain student visas. In the letter, Jenkins noted he and University personnel had determined it would be safe to reopen campus to students in the fall. However, he said Notre Dame international students are facing more difficulties in regard to the global pandemic as many visa appointments are not scheduled until October or November, months after Notre Dame’s fall semester start date in August. “Approximately 400 international first-year students and graduate students who Notre Dame expected to enroll have been seriously delayed. Some academic departments will lose more than half of their incoming cohort of graduate students if visa appointments are not scheduled in the next few months,” Jenkins said. One of the nation’s leading universities for Fulbright Scholars, Jenkins said Notre Dame would have no scholars in the Fulbright program on campus in the fall if this issue is not resolved.“I ask that you help us in continuing the storied success of public diplomacy that the Fulbright program has come to represent,” he said. Tags: Mike Pompeo, pandemic, State Department, student visas, University President Fr. John Jenkins
continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Patronage dividends are a direct reflection of a credit union’s cooperative structure. Nowhere is that reflection brighter than at $6 billion asset CEFCU in Peoria, Ill., which lives by the words, “Not a Bank. Better.”The credit union distributed a record $50 million “Extraordinary Dividend” to members Nov. 30. The amount each member received was determined by dividends earned and interest paid during the first 11 months of the year.Among credit unions offering patronage dividends, the median amount is $316,000, according to June 2018 data reported by CUNA’s Member Benefits report. At that time, these payouts ranged from $1,200 to $40 million.Over the last 19 years, CEFCU has returned $280 million to members through Extraordinary Dividends.
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The National Clubs’ Commission, which represents the teams in the top four divisions, said that with Brazilian football suspended indefinitely the players should take time off between April 1 and 20.The players would be paid during that period but the commission said future salary reductions were possible if football does not restart soon.Topics : Footballers in Brazil were told to take a three-week paid holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, with professional clubs asking them to return on April 20.All four divisions in Brazil’s national championships are due to start in early May. The state championships that began in January were suspended earlier this month.Brazil has reported 2,915 cases of the coronavirus, with 77 fatalities.
The award-winning 14 Sandyoke Court, Mudgeeraba proved popular with potential buyers. Picture: realestate.com.auIn the dining space and living room is a tall limestone wall with an integrated fireplace. There are double height ceilings, travertine floor tiles and an enclosed outdoor dining and lounge area.There is a heated 20 metre lap pool, which sits below the roof line. The home is beautiful inside and out. This is the home more potential buyers looked at on line this week than any other.THIS luxury Southport home attracted more potential buyers than any other house in Australia this week.And with such high demand comes a big price tag, with the home at 1a Yacht St, listed for offers of more than $9.5 million.The five-bedroom, Hamptons style house, which has views to Surfers Paradise was the most viewed on realestate.com.au this week. With views like this, no wonder, 1a Yacht St, Southport was so popular.The 880sq m home has roof shingles shipped in from the Hamptons, and American Oak floorboards.On the downstairs level is a guest suite with a walk-in robe, ensuite with bath and its own lounge room. 1a Yacht St, Southport.The property has a floating pontoon which can accommodate a 65ft craft and a sandy strip of beach. In the same family for 73 years, this Kedron home is finally being offered for sale. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is a pre-war triple gable home on a 607sq m block of land. Both the bedrooms, one in the sleep-out have airconditioning.It is listed through Nathan Johnson of LJ Hooker – Stafford. Beautiful Hampton’s styling throughout.The downstairs family room has a built-in gas fireplace.The waterfront house has a large dining room which leads out through bi-folds to a built-in barbecue, and undercover area. There is a swimming pool and artificial grass area as well. More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours ago1a Yacht St, Southport.It is listed through Sam Guo and Julia Kuo of Ray White Broadbeach / Mermaid Waters.The second most viewed listing in Australia this week was also in Queensland.The four-bedroom house at 14 Sandyoke Court, Mudgeeraba is listed for $3.695 million. The award-winning home is in the Jabiru Estate. It has textured pivot screens, timber accents, and stonework. 28 First St, Camp Hill also appealed to potential buyers. Picture: realestate.com.auFour of the five bedrooms are on the upper level including the main bedroom which has a private front balcony.It is listed through James Curtain and Warren Walsh of Place – Bulimba.At Buderim on the Sunshine Coast was Queensland’s fourth most viewed property this week.The five-bedroom house at 5 Xanadu Grove, is listed for $1.295 million plus buyers.It has multiple living zones, a parents’ retreat, and large decks overlooking the lagoon pool, and fenced yard with a rainforest backdrop. Peaceful surrounds at 5 Xanadu Grove, Buderim. Picture: realestate.com.auThe main bedroom ensuite has a spa, dual vanities and a walk-in robe. There are Italian porcelain tiles and new carpets throughout the home. No need to worry about being sunburnt, it has a 20 metre heated pool under the roofline. Picture: realestate.com.auIt won the 2017 Master Builders Queensland Gold Coast award for a residential build and the Ron McMaster Memorial Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship.It is listed through Katrina Walsh of Harcourts Coastal – Broadbeach.It was to suburban Camp Hill for the third most viewed listing in Queensland this week.The five-bedroom home, at 28 First, St Camp Hill, on 566sq m, has oak flooring. Upstairs is an open plan family area with the kitchen, study nook and dining and living area.This area opens onto a covered outdoor area and the pool area. The property at Buderim is really like a resort. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is listed through Jamie Holbrook of Property Today – Sunshine Coast.The fifth most viewed property this week was a house at 26 Castle St, Kedron.The two-bedroom home is listed for offers of more than $599,000 and is for sale for the first time in 73 years.
This house at 21 Sinclair Drive, Ellen Grove, is on the market priced at $210,000-plus.Mr Lawless said the tighter credit environment was having an impact, as were affordability issues, reduced foreign investment and a rise in housing supply.Five of the eight capital cities recorded a fall in dwelling values over the month, including Brisbane (-0.2 per cent), Sydney (-0.3 per cent) and Melbourne (-0.6 per cent), though Brisbane was still in positive territory for the quarter (0.1 per cent) and annually (0.9 per cent) while the other two biggest capitals went backwards. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK 5 Cotswold Court, Rochedale, sold for $300,000 last week.“The trend towards more robust housing market conditions for affordable properties can be seen geographically as well, with the top ten capital city subregions, based on an annual capital gain, generally located in more affordable areas such as Hobart, the outskirts of Melbourne and parts of Brisbane and Adelaide,” he said.”Stronger market conditions across Australia’s more affordable areas are likely attributable to a rise of first home buyers in the market as well as changing credit policies focused on reducing exposure to high debt-to-income ratios. Win for buyers as units set to boom More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours ago Westpac triggers first rate rise for all homeowners A two-bedroom apartment at 4/68 Hassall Street, Corinda sold for $270,500. CoreLogic expects the more affordable end of the market to see strong growth.AFFORDABLE properties are set to spark a rise in demand in Brisbane with both lenders and buyers expected to turn more of their attention here, latest research has found. Nationally, the most inexpensive quarter of the market was the only segment to rise across the country over the past 12 months, according to industry research firm CoreLogic.CoreLogic research head Tim Lawless said the most inexpensive quarter of the market saw values rise 0.6 per cent in the past year, while the upper quarter logged a 5.4 per cent fall and the middle segments fell 0.5 per cent over the year. “In the higher value cities like Sydney and Melbourne, we’re seeing typical dwelling prices remain more than eight times higher than median household incomes, suggesting tighter credit conditions for borrowers with a high debt-to-income ratio will likely impact on demand more in these cities over others.”The comments come as the latest CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index saw national dwelling values fall for the eleventh consecutive month, dropping 0.3 per cent as the housing market continues its correction. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:24Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:24 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD288p288pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenCoreLogic Brisbane Housing Market Update – August 201809:25
22/129 Mystic Ave, Balgal Beach, (circled), an 809sq m block of residential land, is on the market for $49,000.LOWEST MEDIAN PRICES IN THE COUNTRY:$25,000 Balgal Beach (Townsville, QLD) 11 units sold$30,000 Curlwaa (Wentworth, NSW) 18 houses soldMore from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020$30,000 Mount Magnet (Mount Magnet, WA) 11 houses sold$33,000 Morawa (Morawa, WA) 11 houses sold$35,000 Cunnamulla (Paroo, QLD) 13 houses sold(Source: CoreLogic)Ms Neilson also has the cheapest house currently listed in the suburb, located at 14 Tracey Street, priced in the “high $100,000s”.The two bedroom, single bathroom house was admittedly an “open plan shed-home”, which Ms Neilson said was “certified for accommodation by Townsville City Council”.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58“So yes — you can live in it. This gives you the amazing opportunity to either live there while you build your dream home, or keep your long term tenant there for some extra income. Or move in yourself.”With the beach down the road and the home airconditioned with carport and outdoor entertainment space, she listed it as “just a great spot to love living life”.14 Tracey St, Balgal Beach — a two bedroom house — is on the market for the high $100,000s.14 Tracey St, Balgal Beach, is an “open plan shed-home”.Stunning views stretching from the hills to the ocean.Among services in the Balgal Beach and nearby Rollingstone area was the Mystic Sands Golf and Bowling Club, high academic achieving school Rollingstone Primary, a modern playground and barbecue in a beachside park, a public boat ramp, Rollingstone Hotel, a medical centre and pharmacy, Fisherman’s Landing licensed kiosk, RSL, Lions and fishing clubs, Paluma rainforest, beaches, fishing, Crystal Creek waterfalls and freshwater creeks, a BP service station and a general store and post office.The CoreLogic data does not count suburbs where less than 10 properties sold within the year.FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON TWITTER Balgal Beach, located north of Townsville, is the cheapest place to buy a property in the entire country.The cheapest suburb in Australia is by the beach on Queensland’s east coast, new sales data has found.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:37Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:37 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenBeachside boxes you need in your life00:37Latest CoreLogic Market Trends data released this week showed the lowest median price of any suburb in the country last year was a $25,000 — recorded by Balgal Beach, north of Townsville. The figure was the median of 11 unit sales in the suburb in 2018.The CoreLogic data came off all suburbs in the country that recorded more than 10 property sales in the year to December 2018.Current listings on realestate.com.au show that the cheapest block of land in Balgal Beach right now was $49,000 for 809sq m at 22/129 Mystic Avenue.MORE REAL ESTATE NEWS:Broncos young guns’ big buyShack up with a coastal beautyHow a 1940s cottage transformedOpen space in demandServices at Balgal Beach include a modern playground and barbecue in a beachside park.The area also has bowling club.Robyn Neilson of My Property Agent described it as “one of the cheapest fully serviced blocks in Balgal Beach” with a motivated vendor who “requires immediate sale”.The block was close to the beach and a short walk to Mystic Sands Golf Resort.Around 1,500 people live in the Balgal Beach area, including Ms Neilson, who said she “wouldn’t live anywhere else”.“It didn’t flood. There are just magnificent sandy beaches and you can see the ocean from the Townsville mainland and Magnetic Island all the way up to Hinchinbrook Island, and you’ve got the beautiful rainforest mountains to the west as well.”Located 35 minutes to Townsville, the area attracts a lot of people who work in the army, the hospital and James Cook University as well as a lot of country and New South Wales retirees.
Lauritzen Kosan, part of Danish shipping company J. Lauritzen, has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003.The ships in question are the 8,053 cbm Helena Kosan and the 3,666 cbm Linda Kosan.As informed, the registers of the two vessels have been changed to the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) as they begin a period time charter which will require an EU flag.“The reflagging of these two gas carriers to Denmark is driven by commercial arguments, and it goes to show that the Danish flag is now very close to being as competitive as Malta, Singapore and the Isle of Man. There are still some challenges, but we very much appreciate the clear pro-business signals currently being sent by the Danish political system,” Mads P. Zacho, CEO of J. Lauritzen, commented.“We very much appreciate the efforts made by the Maritime Strategy Team initiated by the Danish government, which gave its recommendations in April 2017. The subsequent proposals put forward by a broad coalition in parliament with new and significant measures to increase the competitiveness of the Danish flag have clearly had an impact, shown by the reflagging of our two gas carriers to DIS,” Zacho added.Currently, Lauritzen Kosan’s fleet is comprised of 31 gas carriers.
KW Designed Solutions has secured a further order from Balmoral Offshore Engineering for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of six manual chock closure pressure vessels. The vessels are rated with an operating pressure of 690 bar and with a bore size of Ø500mm x 2500mm depth. Two of the vessels feature additional temperature control capabilities of up to 50°C, KW explained.These vessels should further improve the capacity of the Balmoral Subsea Test Centre accompanying a number of other vessels already installed, of which seven were previously supplied by KW Designed Solutions.“KW Designed Solutions are extremely pleased to be continuing their support of the Balmoral business and especially the development of the Balmoral Subsea Test Centre,” the company said.
“It really worries me how narrow the definition of normal is becoming. We used to accept a wide range of behaviour from two-year-olds and talked about the terrible-twos. “Now a lack of concentration is a conduct disorder. Parents are scared their children are not going to function at school so they accept these labels.”The percentage of children with diagnosed mental health conditions jumped from 1.8% to 3.2% since 2007-08. Increasing numbers of children with anxiety, such as phobias, drove the increase, according to the Ministry of Health report.More than 15,500 children are diagnosed with anxiety, up from 2800 children five years ago.http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/number-anxious-kids-skyrockets-5312650 ONE News 6 Jan 2013The rate of children diagnosed by a doctor with mental health conditions has almost doubled over the past five years.A suicide prevention advocate has slammed the results as bad science and says the definition of a “normal child” has narrowed too far.However, child psychology experts say the increasing rate could be a symptom of a more anxiety-driven society and improvements in the diagnosis of youngsters.About 25,000 children have been diagnosed with behavioural and emotional problems, with anxiety the fastest growing condition, according to the Ministry of Health’s latest children’s health report.Anxiety, ADHD and depression are the three most common disorders in children, and boys are twice as likely to be diagnosed with mental health problems.Casper chief executive Maria Bradshaw said she was horrified to hear of babies now being diagnosed as depressed.She founded suicide prevention group Casper after her teenage son took his life just two weeks after being prescribed prozac for depression.
3News 2 September 2015Last week Story investigated a Putaruru charity making loads of money from dairy farming. But it’s not the only big money-making enterprise that says it’s a charity so doesn’t pay tax.There are two sides to the story – the big guys you probably don’t even know are a charity, then the little guys being told they’re not charitable enough.Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is building houses for people who couldn’t otherwise afford to buy their own homes.“Tens of thousands of people who might be renting, who might live in something that’s old, cold and mouldy and charging them a lot – look, they really want to have their own place,” says CHA director Scott Figenshow.It sounds laudable, but one of the charities paying for the project might not be a charity for much longer. Its status is under review. It’s not looking good; a similar housing charity in Queenstown has already been deregistered.Apparently providing a home for a family isn’t work a charity should be doing.But the housing charities aren’t alone.“There was a charity in Palmerston North that was operating a food bank,” says lawyer Susan Barker. “Their registration was challenged because they couldn’t prove that the people who were coming to the food bank were poor.”Ms Barker says the people regulating charities are being too harsh. They’re deciding some of these organisations aren’t doing enough or any public good.She reckons of 27,000 registered charities, 5100 have been stripped of their status in the past three years. The most famous examples are Greenpeace and Family First – both of whom argued their way back.“One in five charities are being deregistered. That is enormous because deregistration is supposed to be used only in the most extreme circumstances; it’s the most extreme sanction for a charity.”http://www.3news.co.nz/tvshows/story/small-scale-charities-struggle-to-keep-status-2015090218#axzz3ke3nVyCD
NZ Herald 17 August 2016Family First Comment: As we highlighted…“The Drug Foundation’s poll finds much less support (30 per cent) for legalising or decriminalising commercial sales of cannabis for any purpose and, oddly, even less support (20 per cent) for allowing small amounts to be grown and sold or given away to friends. Most of us, it seems, want any liberalisation of cannabis to ensure it strictly remains a personal and private activity for those who want it, not a substance for social sharing or commercial promotion.”But how do you regulate that? Remember synthetic cannabis? A disaster! The Prime Minister is unmoved by a poll for the Drug Foundation showing most New Zealanders now support legalising, or at least decriminalising, cannabis. His reluctance is understandable. The last time the Government went down this road, with synthetic cannabis, it got its fingers burned.It is easy to agree, as 64 per cent of those polled did, that possession for personal use should not be a crime. It is almost as easy to agree with the 52 per cent who would decriminalise its cultivation for personal use. But if the purpose is to save police time, it would probably do the reverse. How would police know a person found in possession of cannabis, or cultivating it, had no more than an amount permitted for personal use? And if cannabis was merely decriminalised, remaining illegal, what are police supposed to do about it? Their job is easier when crime is clearly defined.But ease of law enforcement is not the decisive consideration. The law should regulate drugs to the extent necessary to minimise the harm they can do.The case for relaxing the law against cannabis has been helped of late by cancer patients who find it an effective pain reliever. Unsurprisingly, more than 80 per cent of those polled agree cannabis should be permitted for pain relief but, again, changing the law is the easy part. How are people in pain going to be supplied? Must they all grow their own?The Drug Foundation’s poll finds much less support (30 per cent) for legalising or decriminalising commercial sales of cannabis for any purpose and, oddly, even less support (20 per cent) for allowing small amounts to be grown and sold or given away to friends. Most of us, it seems, want any liberalisation of cannabis to ensure it strictly remains a personal and private activity for those who want it, not a substance for social sharing or commercial promotion. But if it is going to be available for medical use it will need some sort of organised production and distribution.READ MORE: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11695124
Aside from Allera, five alleged visitorsto the drug den were also caught during the operation on Jan. 12. They were AndrueJames Capio; Maricar Allera; Roy Mendoza; Elvira Egonia and Lolito Abayata. Authorities identified the alleged drugden maintainer as Mora Allera, who was tagged as a “high-value” target. Authorities seized these sachets of suspected and drug paraphernalia in a sting operation in Barangay 5, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. PDEA REGION 6 During the raid, operatives of the PhilippineDrug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Negros Occidental, PDEA Regional SpecialEnforcement Team and PDEA-Antique were able to confiscate suspected shabuweighing about 10 grams valued at around P68,000. BACOLOD City – An alleged operator of a drugden and five individuals in a sting operation in Barangay 5, San Carlos City,Negros Occidental. The suspects were detained in the lockupfacility of the San Carlos City police station. Charges for violation of Republic Act9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed againstthem. (PDEA Region 6/PN)
Claude Isaacs, Jr., 89, of Correct passed away at 9:20pm Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. He was born at Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky on July 23, 1927 the son of Claud Sr. and Emily Clark Isaacs. He was married to Lois Smith on June 26, 1950 and she preceded him in death on September 22, 2002. Survivors include three sons Greg (Mary) Hilton of New Marion, Daniel (Teresa) Isaacs of Versailles, and Grant Isaacs of Greensburg; five daughters Claudia Isaacs of Swanton, Ohio, Glenna Baugh of Correct, Sandra (Bill) Fletcher of Dupont, Melanie (Bill) Hoffman of Adams, and Ellen (Jerry) Lowe of Bloomington; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter; one sister Judy Cutler of Lebanon. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his brothers George, Eugene, and Charles Isaacs, and his sisters Lydia Higdon, Sarah Spaulding, and Nancy Agan. Mr. Isaacs was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII where he served as a supply technician with the 851st, rising to the rank of Corporal. For service to his country Claud received the WWII Victory Medal. In civilian life he owned and operated Claud’s Body Shop in Correct for over 40 years. In his younger years he had worked at Chevrolet and also at Top and Body both in Indianapolis. He also worked at Abe’s Body Shop in Madison and for Henry Pulley in Versailles. Claud was an avid bird hunter and also belonged to the Brush Creek Conservation Club at Butlerville where he enjoyed trap shooting. He competed in the national trap shoot at Vandalia, Ohio and was once featured on ESPN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 2pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Tim Heim of the Shelby Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Garden near Madison. Visitation will be Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Memorials may be given to Rescue 69 in care of the funeral home.
Werkmeister is first, last at Super Nationals XXXIIBOONE, Iowa (Sept. 6) – Regardless of how tonight’s main event action plays out, Casey Werkmeister will go home to North Platte, Neb., with a pair of IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s distinctions. First in his Friday night Stock Car qualifying feature, Werkmeister was also the 866th entry to compete during the Sept. 1-6 Super Nationals at Boone Speedway. That car count total is the second highest in event history, just eight fewer than the record set in 2012 *Pre-race ceremonies, including determination of best-looking Modified and Stock Car entries with the ‘Speedy’ Bill Smith Speedway Motors tribute theme, begin at 1 p.m. Fifteen last-chance heats for the Modifieds will be followed by the 25-lap last-chance feature for the Stock Cars. The top six finishers in that event advance to the back two rows of tonight’s big dance.A trio of 12-lap last-chance races each add three cars to the back of the Modified main event field, with the 10-lap Stephenville Starter Race of Champions for Hobby Stocks, the 10-lap BSB Manufacturing Race of Champions for Northern SportMods, the 10-lap Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions for Stock Cars and the 12-lap Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions for Modifieds next. The greatest show on dirt concludes with 30-lap Hobby Stock, SportMod and Stock Car events, and ultimately the 40-lap Modified headliner. * By popular fan acclamation, Calera, Okla.’s William Gould was judged the Modified winner of the best looking car contest.Les Lundquist of Sioux City was the winner in the Stock Car division. Both drivers received trophies. * Rich Lewerke of Mason City had the high card and will start on the pole this afternoon in the Harris Auto Racing Race of Champions for Modifieds. Keith White of Little River Academy, Texas, will start outside the front row.Lining up third through 12th in the 12-lap, $1,000 to win event are Mason Big Eagle of Manor, Sask., 2001 race winner John Logue of Boone, Eric Dailey of Armstrong, Todd Shute of Des Moines, William Gould of Calera, Okla., Mike Petersilie of Hoisington, Kan., defending race winner Dustin Smith of Lake City, Jesse Sobbing of Glenwood, Levi Nielsen of Mason City and Mike Van Genderen of Newton.* Displaying the high card in the Sunoco Race Fuels Race of Champions draw was Dan Mackenthun of Hamburg, Minn. Starting to his immediate right will be 2008 Sunoco RoC winner Kevin Opheim of Mason City. Completing the third through 10th positions in the 10-lap, $500 to win race will be Scott Pippert of Elberon, Todd Reitzler of Grinnell, Matt Guillaume of Haslet, Texas, Nathan Wood of Sigourney, 2004 winner Mike Nichols of Harlan, Devin Smith of Lake City, Michael Jaennette of Newton and Travis VanStraten of Hortonville, Wis.***Kyle Strickler won again, this time in an afternoon game of roshambo with fellow Friday Modified qualifying feature winner Johnny Whitman to decide the outside front row starting spot.Tyler Droste, Hunter Marriott, Adam Larson, Jeremy Mills, Adam Johnson and Jason Cummins line up third through eighth. * Another driver extending his Super Nationals win streak alive was Casey Werkmeister, who bested a young representative for Justin Temeyer in roshambo to determine the outside front row start in tonight’s Stock Car main event. Next in line will be Rick Mahlberg, John Heinz, Michael Jaennette, Jake Masters, Stefan Sybesma and Scott Pippert.* Werkmeister has to share credit for his qualifying with cousin and crew chief Wade Hill. The freshman football coach at North Platte High School, Werkmeister watched his club blank Hastings 42-0 Thursday night before starting the trip to Boone. He got to the track Friday morning, won both his heat and the qualifying feature, then rock-paper-scissored his way to a front row start. “I wasn’t even going to come but Wade said ‘We’ve got one day, we can do it,’” said Werkmeister. “I think I’ll have as good a shot as the next guy to win the main event. Everything is lining up. Maybe it’ll keep going.”
More information is also available by calling 515 450-4909 and on Facebook. “Tire Demon is always adding new elements to their program and the addition of the tire saver tools is a great example of that,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder commented. “We have a variety of end-of-the-year drawings that will be a great springboard into the following season.” KELLEY, Iowa – Tire Demon by Love Tap adds to an already impressive IMCA special events program with new post-season awards in 2020. Also new to the Tire Demon program in 2020 is a base machine, wash tub and brush to be presented to the Late Model champion at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Tire Demon, owned by former SportMod driver Tim Love, begins its fifth season of sponsorship and latest two-year pact with IMCA, and again gives $500 certificates to designated place finishers at 30 specials for Modifieds and at 15 designated specials for Stock Cars and for SportMods. Those certificates are to be applied toward the purchase of a tire prep stand and will be mailed after official race results are received at the IMCA home office. The Modified champion again receives a Tire Demon machine, the Stock Car and Northern SportMod champions both tire scythes. A drawing will determine three winners of right rear tire saver tools given by the Kelley, Iowa, manufacturer to IMCA Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, Karl Kustoms Northern SportMod and Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMod drivers.
Tottenham’s Paulinho faces a month on the sidelines after sustaining ankle ligament damage in a challenge with Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam, who has denied suggestions of a personal vendetta against the north Londoners. During his time with Blackpool, Liverpool and Stoke, the 28-year-old has previously clashed with Gareth Bale on two occasions and once with Scott Parker. Tottenham’s anger at yet another incident was clear in a statement on Paulinho’s condition released on Tuesday morning, unusually highlighting the perpetrator’s role in the incident. “Following a MRI scan, the club can confirm that Paulinho has sustained significant ligament damage to his right ankle after a heavy challenge from Charlie Adam during Sunday’s win against Stoke City,” read a statement on the club’s official website, tottenhamhotspur.com. “The Brazil international was forced off as a result of the injury and is expected to be sidelined for at least four weeks.” Tottenham are reportedly considering making a formal complaint about the Scotland international, who came close to moving to White Hart Lane from Blackpool in January 2011. Adam has since become a hate figure with Spurs fans and was booed onto the pitch on Sunday, but rejected the notion of having an issue with Tottenham. “Just for the record and to the people tweeting me abuse saying so, I don’t and never have had anything against @SpursOfficial,” he tweeted via his account, @Charlie26Adam. “And I would never intend to injure a fellow professional.” Adam first caught Bale during his time at Blackpool in a Premier League game in May 2011. The Welshman was ruled out for three months with ankle ligament damage. Press Association They clashed again during a pre-season friendly between Liverpool and Spurs in the United States in 2012, after which Bale described Adam as a “coward”. Adam was also sent off after collecting a second yellow card for a foul on Parker during Spurs’ 4-0 win over Liverpool in September 2011. The Stoke midfielder’s challenge on Paulinho also led Spurs and Brazil team-mate Sandro to wade into the debate, if only in tongue-and-cheek style. The 24-year-old posted “Charlie Adams – THE BEAST IS WATCHING YOU!!!” via his Twitter account, with a link to a photo of him staring ominously into a camera. The Brazil midfielder, who impressed in his first start under new Spurs manager Tim Sherwood, was forced off 62 minutes into Sunday’s 3-0 win after being clattered by the Stoke man. Adam avoided a booking for the challenge but not the anger of Tottenham fans and staff, as this was the fourth time he has been involved in a high-profile incident against Spurs.
The Northern Irishman has been majestic all week and while he could not match his back-to-back 66s on Saturday, this round was arguably more impressive because of the way he responded to the challenge. When American Rickie Fowler birdied the 12th – picking up his sixth shot of the day – he drew level with McIlroy on 12 under. “It helps that I’ve been in this position before and I’ve been able to get the job done. “I think whenever you have such a big lead you really can’t think about anyone else but yourself. “You have to think about how you’re going to control your emotions, control whatever thoughts you have and focus on what you need to do.” His focus could not be questioned midway through his third round when it seemed his cloak of invincibility was slipping. “I knew Rickie was playing well in front and then I saw on 12 he got to within one of me and then I bogeyed the hole and it was tied,” he said. “But I never panicked. I didn’t feel uncomfortable. I knew I had some holes coming up I could take advantage of and make some birdies. “I was just very patient and waited for my chances and I was able to convert those. “I was conscious that Rickie was getting a little closer or Sergio (Garcia) but it was nice to be able to come up with the goods when I needed them the last few holes.” Ten years ago McIlroy’s dad Gerry and three friends each placed a £100 bet at odds of 500-1 that his son would become Open champion by the age of 25 but not even they could have expected that would mean he would be three-quarters of the way to a career grand slam. That is what is being talked about now though. “It would mean a lot of hype going into Augusta next year,” said McIlroy. “Not a lot of people have achieved the career grand slam and if everything goes the right way tomorrow to get to three-quarters of the way there is some achievement by the age of 25 (only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have done it). “I’d be in pretty illustrious company. I didn’t think that I’d even have the chance at 25 to go for three legs of the Grand Slam so I’m going to try to put all of that out of my head. “It would be way too much to think about. First things first, just play a good solid round of golf tomorrow and if that means that I’m going to Augusta next year with a bit of hype, then so be it.” Within four holes the gap was extended to five after McIlroy eagled the 16th and another eagle at the last edged the gap wider even taking into account Fowler’s birdie there moments earlier. The chasing pack may have little hope of catching the 25-year-old, who is looking to secure the third leg of a career grand slam having already won the US Open and US PGA, but he will not be complacent. “I’ve won from seven back this year (at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth just four days after splitting from fiancee Caroline Wozniacki) so I know how leads can go very quickly and I’m not taking anything for granted,” he said. “If the guys in front of me had finished a little better, finished the way I did, then my lead wouldn’t have been as much as it was. “Instead of a six-shot lead it could have been a one or two-shot lead. “A lot can happen and I’ve been on the right side of it and I’ve been on the wrong side of it, that’s why you can’t let yourself think about winning, you’ve just got to completely stay in the present and that’s what I’m going to try to do for all 18 holes tomorrow.” McIlroy looked happy and relaxed during his post-round press conference and while the Claret Jug is effectively his to lose those sort of thoughts are not entering his head. “This is the third night in a row that I’ll sleep on the lead. I feel very comfortable leading the tournament,” added the Northern Irishman, who pledged to maintain his routine of going to the gym, eating and then settling down to watch a film. Open Championship leader Rory McIlroy is taking nothing for granted despite a third-round 68 giving him a six-shot cushion heading into the final day. Press Association
Advocaat, who has spent much of his managerial career competing for trophies, told SAFSee: “I would still prefer to play at the other side of the league because this is still a little bit frustrating in that we have to fight so hard to stay in. “We thought that with six points, we had enough, and now we have 10 points and we still need three points, so hopefully we can do that on Saturday.” That would provide a successful conclusion to a second remarkable escape in as many seasons, and Advocaat admits he is at a loss to explain why the club has struggled in recent campaigns. He said: “It’s a great club with a great stadium, the facilities at the training ground are brilliant, so in that way you can see that this club deserves more than the bottom, where they have been the last four years.” Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat is hoping to finally complete his survival mission on Saturday after twice having to re-assess his top-flight safety target. The 67-year-old Dutchman arrived on Wearside in March believing six or seven points from the remaining nine games of the campaign might be enough to keep the club in the Barclays Premier League. However, Saturday’s 2-0 win at Everton took his tally to 10 points from six games and the Black Cats are still not mathematically safe heading into this weekend’s showdown with form team Leicester. Press Association
Authorities in Canada have launched an investigation into a road rage incident after a video from the scene showed one of the women involved using a small dog as a weapon.The incident occurred in Dartmouth, Halifax on July 1st.“The altercation started after two females in one vehicle confronted two females in the second vehicle regarding being cut off in a drive-thru,” Halifax police said.Video from the scene shows one of the women yelling at the others from outside of the vehicle window before she and the passenger start exchanges blows. Authorities at the scene reported that neither of the women wanted to press charges against each other, however, they have since taken matters into their own hands due to public outcry on the situation. At some point during the incident, one of the women is seen dragging the other passenger’s dog towards her own vehicle. The dog’s owner then pursues the woman and that’s when the woman swings the dog by the leash into the owner’s head. The owner manages to grab the dog and both women head back to their vehicles.**Viewer discretion advised**
FOOTBALL action in the 2016 COURTS/Petra Under-11 Pee Wee football continues today with third-round action from 10:00hrs at Banks DIH Thirst Park.St Angela’s Primary and Tucville Primary will be the first two teams on the pitch with Success and School of the Nations playing alongside them.From 10:45hrs, F.E. Pollard and Comenius Primary will have a chance to decide the better of the two teams while South Ruimveldt Primary take on St Stephen’s.Mae’s Primary confront St Pius Primary while Smith Memorial have been pitted against Winfer Gardens Primary.Redeemer take on Rama Krishna from 12:15hrs while Stella Maris Primary play St Agnes Primary at the same time.J.E Burnham tackle St Margaret’s from 13:00hrs alongside the Marian Academy vs North Georgetown game while in the afternoon’s final matches St Gabriel will clash with St Ambrose and West Ruimveldt play Enterprise.
(CMC) – Track and Field’s regional governing body, NACAC, said it did not anticipate any major issues arising after the 49th CARIFTA Games was pushed back until next year because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.Bermuda, who was expected to stage the region’s premier junior track and field championship over the Eastern weekend, has been retained as host and the games will still be designated the 49th edition.Guyana, originally scheduled to host next year’s showpiece, will now be the venue for the 2022 event.“To be quite honest with you, I don’t see any logistical problems beyond the fact obviously the challenge now for Bermuda would be to confirm hotel accommodation which I believe they’re in a good position to do, simply because we have a year out to do it,” said Mike Sands, president of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC).“And obviously (there is the issue of) the travel arrangements into Bermuda. We had several charters lined up that were going to fly from the region including one from Trinidad and one from Antigua.”The decision to postpone the CARIFTA Games was arrived at after talks between the Bermuda National Athletics Association, the CARIFTA local organising committee, the Bermuda government and all CARIFTA countries.Antigua & Barbuda was the first nation to announce its withdrawal from the showpiece in early March and with COVID-19 already impacting several other Caribbean countries, it quickly became apparent the Games were in serious doubt.Already, Bermuda has recorded 57 cases and five deaths, with the Caribbean having reported thousands of confirmed infections.Bermuda’s Sports Minister, Lovitta Foggo, said government fully endorsed the decision to postpone until next year, and Sands said it was important the country was allowed to continue as host.“We took a decision that we would give them the Games in 2021 and it would still be the 49th edition of the Games,” he pointed out.“We’ve already cleared that with them because we’ve been in constant communication with them.”Up to 27 teams had been expected to contest the CARIFTA Games.
Related Stories Syracuse role players provide spark off bench in win over WagnerGallery: Syracuse rolls over Wagner 88-57 in home opener Syracuse teased Wagner in the first half.The Orange’s shots clanked off the rim, spoiling good looks at the basket. Syracuse’s misses let the Seahawks stay close, giving them false hope that they could stay competitive for the duration of the game. That hope didn’t last long.The Orange (2-0) broke the game open in the second half, shooting 19-of-28 from the field to cruise to an 88-57 win over Wagner in the Carrier Dome on Sunday in front of 17,273 fans. Brandon Triche continued to assert his role as the floor leader for Syracuse with 21 points, but Michael Carter-Williams sliced Wagner’s defense to create open looks for his teammates.The sophomore finished with 11 assists, eight of them coming in the second half. He dished the ball off effectively and SU’s offense clicked because of it.“I thought he really played like a point guard today,” head coach Jim Boeheim said. “He really got the ball to people. I thought he did a really good job of that, finding people. He had 11 assists, he probably could’ve had 15 or 16 if we made a couple jump shots there.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse shot just 36.1 percent in the first half. Boeheim said his team’s offense was “in and out.” Its jump shots were off the mark and Wagner handcuffed the Orange down low to contest what could’ve been easy layups. But mostly, it was the outside shots where SU struggled the most. Syracuse was just 1-of-10 from beyond the arc.The Orange took a 36-23 lead into the break, but it could’ve been closer if Wagner shot better than a paltry 25 percent from the field. The Seahawks also sent Syracuse to the line 14 times, where it hit nine of those free throws.Against a team that fell to Delaware State in its season opener, Syracuse’s first half was a surprise.“I think we started getting our rhythm in the second half. We started to play Syracuse basketball,” Carter-Williams said. “I think a lot of games are going to be like that when we don’t play well in the first half. We’ve just got to play better in the second half.”Carter-Williams took on the role of playmaker for the entire second half.He found a wide-open C.J. Fair in the right corner less than a minute into the half, and Fair hit the 3-pointer to put Syracuse up 16. About two minutes later, he stole the ball from Wagner’s Kenneth Ortiz, then raced down the court to convert a fast-break layup that gave Syracuse a 45-26 lead.“Mike definitely ran the show in the second half,” forward James Southerland said. “Michael Carter-Williams did a good job of adjusting to the pressure in the second half. He did a good job of finding plays for his teammates, he got us open shots.”Carter-Williams also helped create some crowd-dazzling plays. Four minutes into the second half, he lofted a pass to Rakeem Christmas for an alley-oop. Christmas slammed the ball through the hoop to put Syracuse up 48-29.Everyone on the SU bench rose to their feet and applauded the play that seemingly put a stamp on the game for the Orange.“I was just trying to get other players involved,” Carter-Williams said. “That’s my role on this team, is to get everyone involved and to get everyone open shots.”He even had a dunk of his own at the 13:21 mark. After Seahawks guard Latif Rivers lost the ball, SU guard Trevor Cooney picked it up and dished to Carter-Williams for a fast break slam that made it 54-31 Syracuse.Carter-Williams fed Southerland all through the second half for both shots from the outside and precision passes for dunks. Carter-Williams assisted Southerland on all seven of his second-half points.The sophomore point guard created plays and powered Syracuse’s offense after halftime. The Orange shot nearly 68 percent in the second half, and Carter-Williams was seemingly responsible for all of it.“He’s one of the best guards in the country. He showed it today,” Cooney said. “He not only was able to get to the basket and finish, but he was also able to find open shots for us. He’s able to do that, and when he does that, it only makes us so much better.” Comments Published on November 18, 2012 at 3:02 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Facebook Twitter Google+
A new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report indicates 88 percent of millennials (aged 18 to 25) admitted being involved in driving infractions in the past 30 days, earning the dubious distinction as the worst behaved U.S. drivers.These dangerous behaviors which increase the risk of accidents, included texting while driving, running red-lights and speeding. These findings come as U.S. traffic deaths rose to 35,092 in 2015, an increase of more than 7 percent, the largest single-year increase in five decades.“Alarmingly, some of the drivers believe their dangerous driving behavior is acceptable,” said Dr. David Yang, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety executive director. “It’s critical that these drivers understand the potentially deadly consequences of engaging in these types of behaviors and that they change their behavior and attitudes in order to reverse the growing number of fatalities on U.S. roads.”In the research conducted among 2,511 drivers over 16, AAA found 88.4 percent of drivers aged 19 to 24 admitted to engaging in speeding, red light running or texting behind the wheel in the past 30 days include, compared to 68 percent of drivers over age 60.Traffic attorney, Michale Ramos of Miami, concurs with the report as he says over 70 percent of his clients who recently received traffic tickets mostly for speeding, running red lights and testing-while-driving offenses, were young adults age -20 to 35.According to AAA the report, drivers ages 19-24 were 1.6 times as likely as all drivers to report having read a text message or e-mail while driving in the last 30 days (66.1 percent vs. 40.2 percent). Drivers ages 19-24 were nearly twice as likely as all drivers to report having typed or sent a text message or e-mail while driving (59.3 percent vs. 31.4 percent).Regarding speeding offenses, drivers ages 19-24 were 1.4 times as likely as all drivers to report having driven 10 mph over the speed limit on a residential street. Nearly 12 percent of drivers ages 19-24 reported feeling that it is acceptable to drive 10 mph over the speed limit in a school zone, compared to less than 5 percent of all drivers.In the case of drivers who run red lights, the report found nearly 50 percent of drivers ages 19-24 reported driving through a light that had just turned red when they could have stopped safely, compared to 36 percent of all drivers.Nearly 14 percent of drivers ages 19-24 reported feeling that it is acceptable to drive through a light that just turned red, when they could have stopped safely, compared to about 6 percent of all drivers.“Too often we see what can happen as a result of underestimating risk while driving,” said Amy Stracke, AAA – The Auto Club Group managing director for traffic safety advocacy. “Change starts with our own behavior. We need to set a good example by following speed limits, putting the phone down and fully focusing on the task of driving.”
The Wellington City Offices will close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24th due to the holiday.
Infectious diseases expert Dr. Aileen Marty says a cornonavirus vaccine will not be available by the end of the year as the president said over the weekend. She says that there are at least 100 different vaccines being tested at this time around the world.Everyone recognizes that this is a horrible virus, so there is a willingness to cut some corners to see if they can get a decent vaccine out sooner. They are trying to figure out which vaccine is demonstrating that it is effective and safe.The study that is ongoing with the various vaccines determines if they are safe in non-humans. Then it will be on to human testing and there is always a concern when giving a trial vaccine to people that it will not be safe.Sunday, President Trump predicted a coronavirus vaccine is on the horizon.At a Fox News townhall, Trump said he believes a vaccine will be available by the end of the year.Trump admitted that he would rather have therapeutic treatments for the respiratory illness. He touted the hope that the drug remdesivir could treat coronavirus. It’s being fast-tracked for FDA approval after a study showed it could hasten recovery from COVID-19.
“It has always been a dream of mine to play in the Premier League and I have done.” Jamaican international Wes Morgan has not only realised his dream, he is also flourishing, making up for lost time even, as he leads unlikely title contenders Leicester City on a dream campaign.In many ways, Morgan’s rise has mirrored that of his club. It would fit perfectly well in a fairy tale book – Leicester battling with the big boys this season after last year’s near relegation and Morgan struggling in the lower leagues before making his top-flight debut at 30.”I thought the opportunity to play in the Premier League had passed me by. Everyone wants to play at the highest level, and it took a lot longer than I anticipated and wanted, but I got there eventually. I am enjoying it a lot!” Morgan said.He is today considered one of the most reliable defenders in the English Premier League, but it didn’t always look to be heading in that direction for the towering defender.Morgan was an awkward teenager, overweight with knees that rubbed together – hardly the model look for a footballer.He arrived at Nottingham Forest in 2002 after being cut from Notts County and spending a couple years at Dunkirk in the lower leagues.His arrival at Forest on trial was hardly an ‘arrival’ in truth, with then academy director John Pemberton admitting to hiding the out-of-shape-looking Morgan from the head coach for several months.The defender would eventually whip himself into shape and worked his way into a first team position at the club.”Getting released wasn’t nice. It was hard to take, but I remained positive and I got a trial at Forest, and that was an opportunity to get back into it, and that’s where it all started,” Morgan reminisced to bbc.com.He would end up moving to Leicester after a decade at Forest, where he had developed a reputation has a hard-nosed, studs-to-ankle type of defender. Exactly what the Foxes’ coaching staff was looking for.KEY FACTOREighteen months after making his Premier League debut, Morgan’s strength at the back has been a key factor in Leicester’s table-topping season.The defender is averaging 2.7 interceptions; 1.1 tackles; 5.3 clearances and 1.1 blocks per game to rank among the best in the league.But his focus is on the team and what they can achieve this season.”To be in the position we are in is an achievement in itself. Anything that happens now is definitely a bonus. People tipped us to be relegated at the start of the season, and we are competing at the top of the league,” said Morgan.”We are just delighted with how things have gone so far.”We have a real confidence and belief and know that on our day we can be as good, if not better, than anyone out there in this league,” he added.The Jamaican international has not forgotten his roots either and spends his weekdays coaching youngsters, perhaps with his mind on his own struggles at that stage.
The strong batting prowess of teachers from the parish of St Catherine will be on display against the defending champions Westmoreland in the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA)/Errol Miller Twenty20 cricket final at the Ultimate Jerk Centre, Discovery Bay, St. Ann today at 1 p.m.Both teams emerged winners after the semi-finals played at the same venue on April 1.St Catherine defeated Portland by ten wickets in their semi-final. Batting first, Portland made 52 all out and St Catherine replied with 55 without loss.In the second semi-final, Westmoreland defeated St Andrew by five runs. Westmoreland made 132 for five before dismissing St Andrew for 127.The winners of this year’s competition will receive the Errol Miller trophy.Special prizes will be presented to the player who scores the most runs and the player who takes the most wickets in the final.
The Philippine Azkals left for the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu early Wednesday with the goal of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup for the first time when the continental showpiece event is played in the United Arab Emirates in 2019.Held to back-to-back draws by Yemen in the last two qualifying matches, the Azkals hope to finally nail the Asian Cup berth with a win over Nepal on Nov. 14 at ANFA Stadium in Kathmandu.ADVERTISEMENT “This will be as good as any chance for us to qualify,” Azkals skipper Phil Younghusband told the Inquirer. “We were so close in 2014 and for some of the players, it was one of their biggest disappointments. But now we have another chance.”The Azkals will be returning to a country where it has already achieved success, having reached the semifinals of the AFC Challenge Cup for the first time in 2012 in the Nepalese capital.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog MOST READ Make a new boxing star shine here Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny
Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs VISIT: Pacquiao Files | Inquirer“The thing that he does when he circles around and pivots that what he should do against Matthysse who doesn’t move around the ring as well as sir Manny does.”The crafty footwork and blurring hand speed have been Pacquiao’s calling card on his way to boxing’s pedestal.Pacquiao is not the same fighter he once was when he conquered boxing from one weight class to another but Ancajas said the eight-division champion’s speed is still there.READ: Oscar De La Hoya: Manny Pacquiao best fighter I’ve faced ADVERTISEMENT The 26-year-old Ancajas also said the probability of a knockout happening is likely early in the fight with Matthysse’s come-forward style fits perfectly with Pacquiao’s.“I really feel that there will be a knockout in the early rounds. Something is bound to happen.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Here’s Jerwin Ancajas sharing his thoughts on Pacquiao-Matthysse pic.twitter.com/0X4HUZN5Ll— MG (@MarkGiongcoINQ) July 12, 2018KUALA LUMPUR — Manny Pacquiao will have to rely on his footwork and speed to beat Lucas Matthysse in their welterweight title fight on Sunday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’That’s what rising Filipino boxing star Jerwin Ancajas thinks Pacquiao should do to be most effective against Matthysse.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding “For me, sir Manny has the advantage in speed and his footwork,” said Ancajas, who is the reigning IBF super flyweight champion in Filipino. LATEST STORIES
The kickball teams of Gbarpolu and Margibi Counties are expected to meet in the second semifinal game, after both outfits emerged victorious on Sunday, January 13, 2014, at the crowded Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.Nimba and Bong Counties will clash in the first kickball’s semifinal battle.On Sunday, Grand Kru girls began the game with an excitement with a win in the first round, while Gbarpolu ended a drought.The second and third rounds saw Bopolu girls runining home with two points each, while the Barclayville girls could not keep up their pace, but won the third and fifth rounds.In the secong game, the Bentol girls were squarely in a ‘dream-land’, as they could not make a home run in the first four rounds, while the Gibi girls led 5 points.In the last three rounds, Montserrado put up a show and ended with five wins, while Margibi, dropped extra four points, and convincingly pinned Montserrado 9-5 points.Yesterday, Grand Cape Mount girls bowed to Bong 5-1, and Nimba narrowly beat Bassa, 4-3.In the second semi-final, Bong County defeated Grand Cape Mount County 3-2. Sinoe County was schelduled to meet Grand Bassa in the second game.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
The pastor of the Bethel Cathedral of Hope, John Baryogar, has urged a newly wedded couple to live their lives in conformity with principles governing marriage as instituted and ordained by God in keeping with the scriptures.Rev. Baryogar gave the admonition Saturday, May 3, during the solemnization of holy matrimony between D. Irene Kwanue, and Jimmy N.C. Bokay in Monrovia.Irene is the daughter of Daily Observer’s educational columnist, C.Y. Kwanue.Both Irene and Jimmy had obtained their first degree from the African Methodist Episcopal Zion University (AMEZU where their relationship began few years ago.“From this day onward till death do you part, the two of you are husband and wife; as such, you must live the life of a marry couple with the motto, “Love, not Hatred,” and shun listening to gossips. Do not entertain negative interferences in your relationship,” Rev. Baryogar warned to the delight of the congregation, comprising mainly young people.According to him, God is the maker of marriage, and as such, the couple should do everything at all times to satisfy or maintain their marital vows relatives to its principles.Quoting Genesis Chapter two, Pastor Baryogar said, “It is not good for the man to be alone,” because God has made for him a suitable female helper.Based on this instruction, he maintained that it was important to know that the one, who makes marriage or family, is still on the throne and, as such, “if we obey the principle of the Bible, we will get the desire results from our marriage.”Other officiating clergies included the Bishop-designate of the Bethel Cathedral of Hope, M. Wolo Belleh, Resident Pastor, Rev. Della B. Belleh, the Assistant Pastor, Rev. Augustus C. Tolbert, among others. The brief, but time-bound and well coordinated ceremony brought together friends, and relatives of the bride and groom as well as other well-wishers.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Several employees of GTT recently volunteered their services at the Guyana Red Cross Children’s Convalescent Home in D’Urban Backlands.The staffers were engaged in weeding the compound, cleaning the entire building and entertaining the children by reading thrilling and interesting stories.Additionally, GTT Public Relations Officer (PRO) Jasmin Harris said that this most recent voluntary service was another step for the company to move in the right direction. Harris highlighted that this was the beginning of what the company has in store to create real change in communities. Additional works are likely to be continued as GTT provides improvement for the communities.
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah lasts for eight days. Why? As explained in the Book of Maccabees, the Syrian- Greeks under the leadership of Antiochus conquered Jerusalem in 168 BCE. They destroyed most of the city and its inhabitants. They also desecrated the Temple, Judaism’s holiest site, by erecting statues of pagan gods within it and butchering pigs on its altar. Three years later, Judah Maccabee organized a revolt by Jewish rebels. The Maccabees, as they came to be known, defeated the Syrian-Greeks and entered Jerusalem in triumph. They removed the idols from the Temple, cleaned it and rededicated it. The First Book of Maccabees reports what happened next: “For eight days, they celebrated the dedication of the altar, joyfully offering burnt offerings, communion and thanksgiving sacrifices.” Hanukkah literally means “dedication.” Lighting the great menorah would signify the Temple had been cleansed and rededicated. This required oil that had been consecrated to that purpose. A thorough search of the Temple grounds discovered enough oil to last only one day. Acquiring more would take a week. Rather than wait, the religious authorities decided to light the oil they had and trust in – “dedicate” themselves to – God’s power to work miracles. The one-day measure of consecrated oil continued burning for the entire eight days. This is the miracle we celebrate. There are two kinds of menorahs. The one in the Temple had six branches. During Hanukkah, we use a special one called a Chanukkiah. It has eight branches to hold a separate candle for each day of the celebration. There is a ninth candle, always at a different level than the others, called the Shamash (helper) that we use to light the others. The last question we ask ourselves and our children before we light the candles is, “In what way did you bring light into the world today? In what way is the world a better place today because you are in it?” It is then, and only then, that we light the candles in joyous celebration that we have truly answered God’s call. We wish you a happy Hanukkah, a merry Christmas and a new year filled with many occasions to celebrate. — Rabbi Gary Greenebaum is western regional director of the American Jewish Committee. Rabbi John Borak is the AJC’s director of interreligious affairs.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake Jewish law requires all eight of the holiday candles to stand at the same level. In this way, we show no favoritism for any of the individual days. It reminds us that Judaism calls us to be fair and equitable in all our relationships. We light one candle on the first night of Hanukkah, two candles on the second, and so on. Our responsibility as Jews is always to increase – never to decrease – the amount of light in the world. The procedure: Adding from the right, lighting from the left. Hebrew, which is read from right to left, reminds us how to place the candles. On the first night, we place one candle in the far-right-hand branch of the Chanukkiah. On the next, we replace the candle(s) from the night before and add one immediately to its left. Although we add the candles from right to left, we light them from left to right. Why? To teach equality and consideration for others by giving each candle the opportunity to be the first one lit. We recommend that every Jewish family discuss the history and meanings of Hanukkah. It teaches the values of religious freedom, consideration for others, equality of opportunity, the power of miracles and the need for human beings to perform acts of goodness.
Wakiso Giants have hosted their first three leaguw games at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in Wakiso. (PHOTO/File)KAMPALA – The Uganda Premier League (UPL) Secretariat has confirmed that Wakiso Giants will host their next game at Wankulukuku.The Purple Sharks are slatted to take on Mbarara City FC in their match-day 7 UPL fixture.According to a letter signed by UPL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bernard Bainamani on Thursday-September 03rd, the game has been moved from the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium where Wakiso host their games to Betway Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.“The Secretariat has received a letter from Wakiso Giants FC requesting to change the venue for M#51 Wakiso Giants FC vs Mbarara City FC from Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium-Wakiso to Betway Muteesa II Stadium-Wankulukuku because the stadium was earlier booked for another activity by the owners. Read the letter from the UPL Secretariat.“The Secretariat has granted their request and the said match will be played at Betway Muteesa II Stadium- Wankulukuku. Kick-off time and date remain unchanged.”This will be the first time Wakiso Giants FC hosts a game at Wankulukuku.Since the start of the season, they have been playing their home games at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium in Wakiso.In total, they have played three games there, winning two and losing the other. They defeated both URA FC and Tooro United FC at the venue before losing 1-0 to Bul in their latest fixture.However, this will be the second time that they play at Wankulukuku this season.The first came in a 1-1 draw against Bright Stars on match-day four.Wakiso will head into the game desperate for points having lost both of their last two games.After losing to Bul at home, Kefa Kisala’s side went on to lose 1-0 away to Onduparaka FC in their latest league encounter.The Purple Sharks are currently 8th on the league log with 7 points gathered from their first 6 games.Comments Tags: mbarara city fcUganda Premier LeagueWakiso Giants
An appeal has been launched to find a missing family dog in the Burtonport area. Barney went missing yesterday afternoon and has not been since.A friendly and hyper dog, the cockapoodle is a popular member of the Burtonport community. His owners are anxious to see him returned home safely.If you have any information to share please call 0892050744 or message Vincent Gallagher on Facebook.Missing Dog: Have you seen Barney? was last modified: May 8th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare 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)
Minister Zwane to open Mining Indaba 2016 https://t.co/dvHYV5TuIZ via @Mineweb pic.twitter.com/hkba1upiGW— Moneyweb News (@Moneyweb) February 2, 2016Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane was part of a discussion panel at a New Age Business Breakfast held in Sandton on 5 February. The event’s theme was “Revival of the mining sector, its business viability and ensuring job security”.Mineral Resources Discussion underway #TNABizBrief with Minister Zwane, Acting DG Msiza and Analyst Clive @DMR_SA pic.twitter.com/sVT3BkSd9G— Karabo (@Iam_KaraboDark) February 5, 2016The panel included David Msiza, the acting director-general in the Department of Mineral Resources, and investment specialist Clive Ramathibela-Smith. Also in attendance were industry players, government officials and other stakeholders, including Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe.Zwane kicked off the discussion with an admission that 2016 was going to be a challenging year for the mining sector: “This year is not only a time to talk but also for action to push the industry forward.”Msiza added that there were several short- and long-term plans to enable this progress, most vitally addressing mining job losses. “We have formulated a declaration on saving jobs in mining that will have to be implemented this year. Transformation as well as health and safety are also very important to the sector.”Unpacking these important issues during his first five months as minister, Zwane said he had met with several chief executives of primary right holder companies. The meetings had been held to address the lack of progress in the ideals of the Mining Charter, in essence the 26% black ownership goal.According to the minister, all parties wanted to solve this issue amicably, without the need for legal steps, as had been reported in the media, because all parties fully believed in the principles of the charter. He insisted that this was not a compromise on the government’s stance on black empowerment, but something that needed to fit all the stakeholders concerned.“I have also sat down with overseas stakeholders in order to stop predicted job losses. I am happy to say that these discussions managed to save 3 000 jobs in the sector this year.”This was a good step on which to start off the Mining Indaba, Zwane said, with several African governments and private sector players involved in mapping out a constructive way forward for the industry, or as he called it: “reviving the industry to its full potential and ensuring obstacles are removed to address concerns of all stakeholders involved”.All his discussions were fruitful and the parties concerned welcomed his open-door policy regarding labour disputes, including resolving issues with Section 54 mine stoppage notices that had affected productivity during 2015.The panel moderator, SABC’s Peter Ndoro, asked the acting director-general about one of the prominent issues in the sector, particularly when it came to ongoing labour negotiations: the sometimes opaque policy. When do stakeholders get full clarity on mining policies in South Africa, he asked?Msiza reiterated the belief that collaboration was key: “Each stakeholder might have different views on things like policy legislation and labour disputes, but in the end, we all have the same objective, which is the sustainability of the mining sector and that the right people benefit from the industry.”Ongoing negotiations and amendments around the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act and open discussions at events such as the Mining Indaba went a long way to addressing challenges and gaining clarity on what mining in South Africa was and what it should be for all its stakeholders.Further highlightsSelected quotes#Zwane #TNABizBrief the period we are in needs cool heads and proper leadership. We must be responsible in dealing with issues.— Dept Minerals RSA (@DMR_SA) February 5, 2016#Zwane #TNABizBrief the issue of job losses is a sensitive one and we plead with all parties to handle it as such.— Dept Minerals RSA (@DMR_SA) February 5, 2016#Zwane #TNABizBrief the future of mining is bright, we have R50 trillion worth of reserves.— Dept Minerals RSA (@DMR_SA) February 5, 2016#TNABizBrief Zwane says there’s light at the end of the tunnel – our economy will recover but we need to be responsible and work together— The_New_Age (@The_New_Age) February 5, 2016Source: SABC Digital News
A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Silicon Valley-based startup incubator Y Combinator (YC) announced today that is has raised $8.25 million with which it plans to provide funding to a larger group of startups this summer. Leading the funding was Sequoia Capital along with several angel investors, including Ron Conway, Paul Buchheit, Aydin Senkut, XG Ventures, and Geoff Ralston – many of same investors which provided YC with $2 million in March of last year.“The new fund is more than four times larger than the preceding one, partly because it’s meant to last for several years, and partly because we’re going to use it to increase the number of startups we fund,” wrote Y Combinator founder Paul Graham today on the program’s blog. “It looks like we will have at least 35 in the summer 2010 funding cycle.”“We’re going to use it to increase the number of startups we fund. It looks like we will have at least 35 in the summer 2010 funding cycle.”– Paul Graham35 startups would be nearly a 30% increase in participants from the winter session from earlier this year – a good sign that these invaluable startup incubators are continuing to expand and provide further opportunities to a growing number of early-stage companies. In fact, it’s not too late to get in on the game for this summer with YC; the incubator is accepting late applications to assure the best companies are accepted, so those 35 startups and 30% figures could still grow.The more prominent startup incubators have had an attractive track record to venture capitalists, and thus are prime targets for increased amounts of funding. Y Combinator has produced several well known successful startups, such as Bump, DailyBooth, Drop Box, Justin.TV, Loopt and Posterous. TechStars, with programs in Seattle, Boulder and Boston, is responsible for helping startups like Brightkite, Intense Debate, DailyBurn, Occipital and Everlater get off the ground.Young entrepreneurs out there should be excited that programs like Y Combinator and TechStars are continuing to grow because that means the chances of being accepted into one of these highly coveted programs are that much better. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Related Posts chris cameron Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#start#tips 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market
A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… audrey watters Tags:#Google#web Related Posts Google has just announced a new feature in Gmail aimed at helping us address the pain of the email inbox. It’s a follow-up to some of the recent changes that Google has made to help tackle email overload, most notably with the addition of the Priority Inbox.The new feature, only available in Labs at the moment, is called Smart Labs and it adds filters to your incoming email based on their type – Bulk, Notification, or Forum.“Bulk” mail includes any kind of mass mailing, such as newsletters and promotional emails. These are filtered out of your inbox. “Notifications” are messages that are sent to you directly, but include things like billing statements and receipts. Email from group mailing lists are labeled as “Forums.” If you already use filters to organize your messages, you’ll be relieved to know that these new labels won’t impact your system. You are able to edit your current filters so that they are included or excluded from the Smart Label categorization. You can also edit the Smart Label filters themselves.If you don’t currently use an elaborate labeling system, then Smart Labels can certainly help you get started by putting some of these very basic filters in place.Having a smarter, more manageable inbox isn’t just something that Google is working on. The new Smart Labels are reminscent of the service offered by OtherInbox, which also helps minimize your email clutter but then goes the extra step of sending you a nice email reminder with a digest of that “other stuff” so that you don’t miss important messages that aren’t in your inbox any more but in some other vast pile of unread messages.To activate the new feature in Gmail, go to the Labs tab under Settings and search for Smart Labels.
UPDATED on Feb. 9, 2017Reformulated versions of spray polyurethane foam with only a tiny fraction of the global warming potential of their predecessors are getting easier to find.Texas-based Demilec, a manufacturer with distribution in both the U.S. and Canada, is among those offering a medium-density closed-cell spray foam made with a hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agent, the next generation of chemistry for the industry. Similar products are here or on the way.Blowing agents are essential ingredients in spray foam insulation. They create the tiny bubbles of trapped gas that slow the movement of heat and make foam such a good insulator. But the most common blowing agent in spray polyurethane foam today, a hydrofluorocarbon, has a global warming potential (GWP) more than 1,000 times that of carbon dioxide. The HFO Demilec and others now offer — a chemical made by Honeywell called Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent — has a GWP of 1.Demilec’s Heatlok XT HFO enters the market three years ahead of a federal ban on HFC 245fa, the blowing agent that’s now used in most brands of closed-cell spray polyurethane foam. The high GWP of hydrofluorocarbons is one reason some builders flatly refuse to use spray foam, despite its superior insulating and air-sealing characteristics. The transition has been slowMoving from one blowing agent to another is a painful process for manufacturers. Although Honeywell intended Solstice as a drop-in replacement for HFC 245fa, it apparently hasn’t been that simple.“To change a blowing agent, it’s a several year process,” said Rick Duncan, technical director for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, an industry trade group. “They have to reformulate their B side and retest all their products in the field, and redo all the fire testing. It costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to do that, and usually a couple of years.”Of the 20 or so major U.S. producers of spray foam component chemicals, what the industry calls “systems houses,” only a few are known to offer HFO-blown foam with a density of 2 lb. per cubic foot — the type of closed-cell foam used in wall and roof cavities. NCFI and Henry Co. have HFO-blown 3-lb. spray foam, the type used on roof exteriors, but not 2-lb. versions.NCFI senior product manager Jason Hoerter said the company is working on a medium-density HFO formulation but isn’t quite ready to roll it out. “I would hope by the end of the year,” he said, “if not sooner.”Lapolla and Elastochem advertise 2-lb. versions on their websites. But product details from the other companies listed by Honeywell were harder to come by.Everyone will have to make the switch eventually, however. Neither Harris nor Duncan think that the change of guard in Washington, with new leadership in the White House and at the EPA, will affect the 2020 deadline currently on the books.In the meantime, do builders really care? Some obviously do, but the clamor for more environmentally benign blowing agents seems to have fallen off in the last few years, Harris said.Part of the reason is that HFC-blown foam still meets the letter of the law, and because of that there isn’t the pressure from building owners and product specifiers for newer versions. Plus, insulation contractors can be wary of experimenting with a new product that hasn’t been used much in the field, what Harris calls the “comfort factor.”“The conversation about environmental impact has waned a bit in the last few years,” he said. “That’s too bad, but it will change again. The industry has been through this transition many times. We wanted to be in front of the curve.”Harris said he expects Demilec, which for now still offers at HFC-blown version, to be “100% HFOs” by the end of this year. Tom Harris, Demilec’s vice president for building science and innovation, said that Heatlok XT HFO is available nationally, although the spray foam will come at a slightly higher cost than foam made with HFCs.Demilec is one of several companies in the U.S. and Canada switching to Solstice LBA. A list provided by Honeywell also includes Lapolla (Foam-Lok 2000-4G); Elastochem Specialty Chemicals , a Canadian company marketing Insulthane Extreme; SES Polyurethane Systems; Covestro; Accella Polyurethane Systems; NCFI Polyurethanes; and Henry Co.However, product details were not available for all of them, and not all of the manufacturers currently have medium-density versions of the foam for insulating wall and roof cavities in houses. Higher cost, better performanceHarris said the new spray foam has several advantages over products made with HFCs. One is an increase in the maximum thickness of each layer, or “lift,” of foam that can be applied without the risk it will catch on fire.Spray foams are mixed on site in an application gun. The ensuing chemical reaction is exothermic — producing heat as well as the characteristic foam. If the foam applied in a single pass is too thick, the chemical reaction can generate so much heat that it catches on fire. Typically, spray foam can be applied in lifts of a couple of inches, but Harris said XT HFO can be applied 6 1/2 inches thick in a single pass.The HFO-blown foam also has high R-values: R-6.3 per inch when measured in a 2-inch thick layer, but R-7.4 per inch at a depth of 8 inches, Harris said. The “stacked R-value” is higher, he said, because the thermal resistance of a thicker layer of foam is not linear — it adds up faster than a simple multiplication of its 1-inch R-value would suggest.Contractors who have used the foam say it handles better than HFC-blown version; it has less of a tendency to “stick in the gun,” which reduces the number of times a gun must be cleaned during the day, according to Harris. This post was updated on Feb. 9 with new information provided by Honeywell Friendlier Foam Insulation On the Way, EventuallyAvoiding the Global Warming Impact of InsulationCalculating the Global Warming Impact of Insulation New Blowing Agent Addresses Climate Impact of Foam InsulationInsulation to Keep Us Warm — Not Warm the PlanetPHIUS Says No to Some Types of Spray FoamGreen Basics: Spray Foam Insulation: Open- and Closed-Cell RELATED ARTICLES Honeywell says interest is growingHoneywell said through a spokeswoman that spray foams formulated with Solstice LBA have “grown tremendously” over the last year.“The conversion to Solstice LBA systems [is] being seen in both residential and commercial markets,” the company said. “Over 30% of the systems houses have adopted Solstice systems well ahead of regulations. Why? Because the systems have better performance and are better for the environment. We are consistently seeing improved thermal performance and yields up to a 10 percent improvement.”One concern with contractors will be cost, but Honeywell said the impact should actually be minimal even if the price of the blowing agent itself is a little higher.“The superior performance in thermal performance and yields will make these systems cost-neutral to the contractor on an installed basis,” the spokeswoman said in an email.The company also asserts there has been an “uptick” in the demand for products with a better environmental footprint, not the waning of interest Harris mentioned.No matter what blowing agents are used for the spray foam, some builders and designers are likely to stay away from the insulation. 475 High Performance Building Supply, for example, is a proponent of foam-free construction. The firm argues against foam on a number of grounds, including the toxicity of its ingredients and the danger it poses in the event of fire. Like-minded designers and builders would rather specify a material like cellulose or mineral wool and stay away from insulation based on petrochemicals.
Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Detroit shot 38% from the field, converting 35 of 92 attempts.The Bucks rolled to a 27-point lead in the first half, taking a 70-43 margin at halftime. Antetokounmpo had 14 points and 10 rebounds while Lopez added 14 points and Hill contributed 13.Detroit shot 34% in the half (18 of 53) and made just 3 of 14 3-point attempts.Pistons coach Dwane Casey said his team made a big step forward in qualifying for the playoffs but vowed to fight against the heavily favored Bucks.“We’re not in the class of where Milwaukee is with their program right now,” Casey said. “They were not two or three years ago.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles “I remember coming here a couple years ago (with Toronto) and playing against them. They were getting started, building what they’ve got now. Their patience has paid off. It’s a great experience for us to come in and play against a great team like Milwaukee.”TIP-INSDetroit: Casey said Griffin was “day-to-day but too sore to go” in Game 1. The Pistons forward averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists in 75 games in his first full season with the Pistons. … Griffin was called for a technical for protesting Drummond’s ejection . Former Bucks forward Thon Maker faced his former team and started in Griffin’s place. He avoided a flagrant foul when he brought Antetokounmpo to the floor in the second quarter. Maker came to Detroit in the three-team trade in February that brought Nikola Mirotic to the Bucks from New Orleans. He had four points and four rebounds in 22 minutes and was booed heavily by the home crowd. “You don’t have to say giddy-up to Thon Maker,” Casey said. “He wakes up in the morning ready to go.” . Former Bucks assistants Sean Sweeney and Tim Grgurich are on the Pistons’ staff. . Detroit entered with a 14-3 playoff record against Milwaukee, winning all four series.Milwaukee: Mirotic was available and played 15 minutes while scoring four points. “He’s just getting back in conditioning and health and everything like that,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said. Mirotic had missed the last 11 regular-season games after fracturing his left thumb on March 19 against the Los Angeles Lakers. . The Bucks’ 70 points were the second-most in a first half in franchise history. They scored 77 in March 1970. . Budenholzer said he was concerned about the rebounding battle and going against league-leading rebounder Drummond (15.6 per game). “It’s going to take our whole group to make sure we’re taking care of the defensive boards. It’s not the big guys’ job or the center; we have to do it collectively,” Budenholzer said. The Bucks had a 54-46 rebounding advantage.UP NEXTGame 2 is Wednesday night in Milwaukee.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris lead Celtics’ rally past Pacers in Game 1 Drummond was given a flagrant 2 foul and ejected. He threw a kiss to the Fiserv Forum crowd as he was escorted off the court.Antetokounmpo struggled at the foul line, making only 5 of 12 attempts, but was 9 for 17 from the field and 1 of 5 from 3-point range.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSeven Bucks players scored in double figures. Eric Bledsoe had 15 points, and Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton each added 14. George Hill scored 16 points off the bench.Luke Kennard paced the Pistons with 21 points off the bench and Drummond had 12 points and 12 rebounds. Reggie Jackson also had 12 points. Detroit played without forward Blake Griffin, who sat out with a left knee injury. View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid MOST READ Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots against multiple Detroit Pistons defenders during the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.The MVP candidate ran and dunked all over the Pistons, who only really caught him when center Andre Drummond shoved him to the ground with both hands late in the third quarter after Antetokounmpo grabbed an offensive rebound with Detroit trailing by 41 points.ADVERTISEMENT DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new Note in China. This would be the successor of the Redmi Note 4 and will be called the Redmi Note 5. No surprises there. The phone will be launched first in China but given how popular is the Redmi Note 4 in India there is a chance that the Note 5 may also come to India pretty soon. So far there are a number of specs and leaks that we have seen concerning the Redmi Note 5. The latest comes from the website of TENAA, the Chinese agency for certifying gadgets and electronics goods.The phone last week was spotted on TENAA, giving details of its specifications. The webpage for the Note 5 showed that it will come with a 18:9 aspect ratio radio and nearly bezel-less design. If Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 5 with prices similar to the earlier Redmi Note phones, it is possible that this phone would be the first phone in its segment to come with bezel-less screen.But we get ahead of ourselves. Before we talk of the expected here is everything that we know about the Redmi Note 5, including its possible specs and features.Display: The latest leak from TENAA suggest that Xiaomi will launch a bezel-less Redmi Note 5. There are rumours that the phone will come with 6-inch 18:9 full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.Design: It has been rumoured that for the Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi is working on an entirely new design that will make the phone look very premium. The Redmi Note 5 is expected to sport a metal body and edge-to-edge screen. It is expected that the device will have fingerprint sensor on the rear instead of on the front the way the Redmi Note 4 has. This, suggest rumours, is being done so that on the front of the Note 5 there is just screen and nothing else.advertisementBattery: There are speculations that the Redmi Note 5 will come with a smaller battery than the one inside the Note 4. The Redmi Note 4 comes with a 4100mAh battery while leaks hint that the Redmi Note 5 may come with a 4000mAh battery.Also Read: Xiaomi’s bezel-less Redmi Note 5 may ship with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processorProcessor: Earlier rumours hinted that Note 5 could come with Snapdragon 630 nut now a report from GizmoChina suggests that Xiaomi could use Snapdragon 636 in the Redmi Note 4 successor. The Snapdragon 636 is made on 14nm FinFET technology and it was announced recently, so it seems that the Note 5 could be the first phone to use it. Qualcomm says the Snapdragon 636 offers 40 per cent better performance compared to the Snapdragon 630 as it uses newly-minted Kryo 260 cores. The Snapdragon 636 is a 64-bit octa-core processor with eight cores of Kryo 260 clocked at the speed of 1.8 GHz.Also Read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 prototype leak shows off bezel-less screen and dual camerasCamera: The TENAA leak also shows that the Redmi Note 5 could come with a single lens camera contrary to earlier rumours that suggested that the phone would come with dual camera lens. Chances are that Xiaomi could integrate the dual camera set up in one of the variants of the Note 5. So far, it is rumoured that the Redmi Note 5 will come with 16MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.RAM and storage: There could be three variants of the Redmi Note 5: base variant of the Redmi Note 5 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, Note 5 with 4GB RAM with 32GB storage and one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.Price: There are speculations that the base model of Redmi Note 5 could be priced around $175 (approx Rs 11,338), 4GB RAM and 32GB storage at $175 (approx Rs 11,338), and lastly the Redmi Note 5 with 64GB storage at $220 (approx Rs 14,253). In other words, when it comes to India it is possible that the Redmi Note 5 will cost similar to what the Redmi Note 4 costs right now.
WC Qualifying Play-Off Australia vs Honduras: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview Goal Last updated 1 year ago 15:30 11/14/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images WC Qualifying Play-Off Australia Australia v Honduras Honduras It’s winner takes all in Sydney on Wednesday following a 0-0 draw in the first leg – who will be taking their place at the World Cup finals next year? Australia host Honduras at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Wednesday in the second leg of their World Cup Intercontinental Qualification play-off tie.Ange Postecoglou’s side took a 0-0 draw from Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano on Friday and are now favourites to book their place in Russia next year.An impressive performance from the Socceroos in San Pedro Sula left supporters encouraged by their chances of qualification but equally frustrated by missed opportunities to win the game. Article continues below Editors’ Picks 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. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player It’s a winner takes all situation on Wednesday, with Australia boasting home advantage. Game Australia vs Honduras Date Wednesday, November 15 Time 09:00 GMT | 20:00 AEDT | 03:00 CST TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM The game will not be available to viewers in the UK, but will be broadcasted on Fox Sports 501 and 9Go in Australia, and streamed live on 9Now. TV channel Online stream Fox Sports 501, 9Go 9Now SQUADS & TEAM NEWS Position Australia players Goalkeepers Langerak, Ryan, Vukovic Defenders Degenek, Jurman, McGowan, Sainsbury, Wright Midfielders Behich, Gersbach, Goodwin, Irvine, Jedinak, Jeggo, Kruse, Leckie, Luongo, Milligan, Mooy, Rogic, Risdon, Troisi Forwards Cahill, Juric, Rukavytsya Tim Cahill was the hero against Syria, scoring both goals in the Socceroos’ dramatic win, but missed the first leg of the play-off game with an ankle injury.Cahill travelled to San Pedro Sula with his team-mates, though, and Postecoglou will be hopeful the 37-year-old will recover in time for the second leg of the tie.Mark Milligan and Mathew Leckie return to the fold following suspensions which kept them out of the first leg, with both likely to return to the starting XI.Potential starting XI: Ryan; Sainsbury, Milligan, Wright, Leckie, Behich; Luongo, Jedinak; Mooy, Rogic; Juric. Position Honduras players Goalkeepers Escober, Canales Defenders Beckeles, Crisanto, Izaguirre, Sánchez, Figueroa, Figueroa, Palacios, Alvarado, Vargas Midfielders García, López, Martínez, Acosta, Mejía, Claros, Peña, Morazán, Chirinos Forwards Lanza, Lozano, Quioto, Elis, Costly Skipper Maynor Figueroa and Alberth Elis were both suspended for the first meeting, with Boniek Garcia the replacement for the latter.Houston Dynamo winger Romell Quoito will continue to be the main attacking threat for Honduras, having scored six goals in the group stage.Potential starting XI: Escober; Beckeles, Figueroa, Figueroa, Izaguirre; Mejía, Claros; Elis, López, Quioto; Lozano.BETTING & MATCH ODDS The hosts are heavy favourites to book their place in the World Cup finals next year, with dabblebet placing Australia at 8/15, and Honduras at 6/1.Click here to view dabblebet’s full selection of available match markets.GAME PREVIEW Tom Juric could have wrapped up proceedings during the first leg of the tie, but was unable to finish his one-on-one opportunity and also steered his free header wide of the target.There were plenty of promising performances throughout the team, though, with Jedinak and Luongo controlling the game in the central areas of the pitch. Australia’s home record should instill faith in supporters – the Socceroos have registered nine wins from their last 10 games at ANZ.But Postecoglou’s side will have to overcome their issues in front of goal in order to secure their place in Russia as Honduras are unlikely to draw another blank.
One college football program will be without its starting quarterback for a significant portion of the season. According to the Las Vegas Sun, University of Nevada, Las Vegas quarterback Armani Rogers is out indefinitely.Rogers reportedly suffered a toe injury in the team’s loss to Arkansas State over the weekend. As a result, head coach Tony Sanchez revealed that Rogers will be out “indefinitely”It’s a tough blow for the Rebels, who sit at 2-2 on the season after Saturday’s loss. Sophomore Max Gilliam will take over as the team’s starter while Rogers is out.Here’s more from the report:The expected timeline for Rogers’ injury — a torn plantar plate — is about six weeks, though UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez didn’t want to put a timeline on Rogers’ return.“Best-case scenario, maybe six weeks,” Sanchez said. “It could be longer or shorter, but right now we’ll put the ‘indefinitely’ on it.”Rogers not only leads the team in passing, but he also is the team’s leading rusher after four games.Gilliam kicked off his college career at Cal before transferring to Saddleback College. At Saddleback last year, he completed 69.7 percent of his passes for 1,185 yards and 10 touchdowns with seven interceptions.[Las Vegas Sun]
In an open letter published in The Times (London) newspaper and promoted through a digital billboard at Waterloo station, American celebrities Susan Sarandon, Daryl Hannah and Robert Kennedy Jr joined US NGOs, trade groups and businesses such as Food & Water Watch, the Sierra Club, the Rachel Carson Council, Friends of the Earth, the Organic Consumers Association, Dr Bronner’s and NYR Organic to warn British citizens of the dangers of growing GM crops and urge them to speak out before it’s too late.The warning comes at a critical time as the European Parliament will vote in January whether member states can decide for themselves to grow GM crops or not. If this legislation is passed, the UK could see the planting of commercial GM crops within the next six to eighteen months.The letter, which highlights the problems and challenges which American farmers, consumers and others have faced over nearly two decades of growing and eating GM crops, was delivered to Downing Street by a delegation which included fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, actor Jeremy Irons and chef Val Warner and MPs, Zac Goldsmith and Michael Meacher. It also included the two campaigners from the US who helped drive the letter, Pamm Larry and Diana Reeves, as well as Beyond GM Director, Pat Thomas, who coordinated the effort in the UK.The fully referenced letter, signed by groups and individuals representing some 57 million members and supporters, argues that GM crops have never delivered on their promises to increase yields and profits or to decrease pesticide use. In fact, they have done the opposite with the cost of growing GM crops now greater than conventional crops in the US and pesticide use 24% higher amongst GM farmers than non-GM farmers planting the same crops.The environmental harm caused by this increased herbicide has also led to the destruction of vital insect and bee populations. The population of the Monarch butterfly, for example, has dropped by over 80% in some parts of the US as the herbicide, Roundup, kills milkweed – the Monarch’s key food source. It also damages soil structure and makes essential micronutrients unavailable to the plant and therefore our food.The Americans warn that after nearly 20 years of use, GM ingredients are now everywhere in their food chain – over 70% of all processed foods in the US contain them. As a result, traces of glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup – have been found in high levels in the breast milk and urine of American mothers as well as in their drinking water. The levels in the breast milk were around 1,600 times higher than what is currently allowable in European drinking water.The American signatories believe their experience of using what they call a “failing agricultural technology” serves as a warning to other countries about to journey down the same road. They conclude that GM food “has never really been about public good, or feeding the hungry, or supporting farmers. Nor is it about consumer choice. Instead it’s about private, corporate control of the food system.”Susan Sarandon says: “Instead of bringing certainty and security, GMOs have raised more and more worrying questions about their effectiveness, their necessity, and even their safety. Polls show that the majority of US citizens – and in fact citizens everywhere – either want them labelled or taken out of the food system altogether.”Activist attorney Robert Kennedy Jr says: “An informed and engaged public is one of our greatest weapons against widespread threats to health and environmental justice. Initiatives like The Letter from America highlight clearly the problems we have faced in the US in the 17 years we have been planting and eating GMOs.”Vivienne Westwood, who was one of the British celebrities who helped deliver the petition to Downing Street this morning says: “GMOs are a democratic issue. They are a massive, unethical experiment in human and environmental health. People are voicing legitimate concerns about how they and their families will be affected by eating them, how planting them will affect the environment and biodiversity, how forcing them on developing countries will disempower and impoverish farmers there and most of all why, if so many unanswered question remain about GMOs, our government is continuing to try and force them on the British public.”Pat Thomas, the campaign director for Beyond GM says: “The American experience of GMOs shines a light on how our own food future will unfold if we continue to race pell-mell down the road to a genetically modified Britain. It also can teach us about the importance and effectiveness of public engagement. Biotech companies have spent a lot of time and money sidelining public opinion, and turning the GM debate into an abstract and academic affair. It’s time the public was brought back into the ‘public debate’ about what they eat, and what they feed their children, and it’s time politicians and regulators started listening.”For the full version of the Letter from America please visit: www.theletterfromamerica.org.
7 March 2008The head of the United Nations anti-crime agency today welcomed Thailand’s arrest of Viktor Bout, the infamous weapons smuggler, dubbed the “Merchant of Death,” who is accused of profiting from some of the most violence conflicts around the globe. The head of the United Nations anti-crime agency today welcomed Thailand’s arrest of Viktor Bout, the infamous weapons smuggler, dubbed the “Merchant of Death,” who is accused of profiting from some of the most violence conflicts around the globe. “Let him face justice for the destruction that he has inflicted on humanity,” Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, said of Mr. Bout, who was apprehended in Bangkok yesterday. Seen as a kingpin in the global trade of illegal arms, he is believed to have been the inspiration for the character played by Nicolas Cage in the 2005 film “Lord of War.” The vast majority of firearms, one of the planet’s biggest killers, used in conflicts start out legally traded but end up in the illicit market through theft, corruption, poor management and weak transfer control mechanisms. Mr. Costa urged Thailand to ratify the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime to “make it easier to bring criminals of [Mr. Bout’s] ilk to justice, for example through mutual legal assistance and extradition.” He also took the opportunity to appeal to Member States to ratify the UN Firearms Protocol – also known as the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition – and “implement its measures to stop arms dealers from flooding the world with illicit weapons.” According to UNODC, three quarters of the nearly 1 billion guns in circulation worldwide are in the hands of civilians. Every year, 8 million new guns are manufactured, as well as billions of ammunition rounds – enough to kill the world’s population twice over. “The Firearms Protocol – which is a powerful yet forgotten piece of international law – can reduce the threat posed by these weapons,” said the UNODC head. In a related development, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs will meet next week in Vienna to review progress made on global drug control efforts. One decade ago, the General Assembly committed itself to “eliminating or significantly reducing the illicit cultivation of the coca bush, the cannabis plant and the opium poppy by the year 2008.” The upcoming weeklong meeting – which will be attended by ministers and top anti-narcotics officials from 53 member countries of the Commission, including Bolivia, Colombia and Iran – will assess the effectiveness of measures that have been taken. “The drug control system has succeeded in containing drug use to less than 5 per cent of the adult population of the world,” Mr. Costa said, calling this an “extraordinary” achievement. “However, the problem has not been solved; fundamental objectives of the drug control conventions have not yet been achieved, and some of the targets set ten years ago remain elusive,” he warned. Next week’s meeting will focus on issues such as the impacts of drug trafficking, reducing demand, and alternative development as a key drug control strategy.
The cyclist who was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a hit-and-run collision in Tillsonburg Tuesday, has died, OPP said in a statement Wednesday.Michael Jones, a Tillsonburg resident, was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Broadway and Christie Street shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.After a second collision, the OPP charged Springfield’s Mark Newell with a raft of crimes.Newell is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, criminal negligence causing death, failing to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in death, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.He is being held in custody, provincial police said.Police are asking anyone with information to contact Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.Tips can be submitted anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
“In the end we are all facing poverty if we fail to address environmental decline, if we fail to reinvest in nature’s capital,” UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Klaus Toepfer told the opening session of a three-day brainstorming seminar at the London School of Economics on how to mainstream environment in pro-poor development strategies.“You cannot continue to drive a car if all you do is put petrol in the tank,” he warned. “It needs servicing, parts require replacing and we must pay for the roads and infrastructure on which it runs. In reality, nature is even more complicated. “By continually depleting and damaging it and without investment in the running, maintenance and management costs, the Earth’s life support can suddenly and abruptly fade or switch to become less productive and unpredictable.“I believe we are slowly winning this political and economic argument but not fast enough. So we must hurry up, otherwise all 6 billion of us will eventually be scratching around trying to survive,” he added.The 10-12 October seminar has brought together experts in environmental economics as well as senior figures from the environmental and intergovernmental fields. They are discussing multilateral agreements governing such environmental concerns as biological diversity, migratory species and the global climate.These treaties could go a long way towards helping refine ecosystem valuations and to improve cost-benefit analysis of targeted investments in degraded ecosystems to boost political and financial support for this nature-based approach.One of the primary aims is to see how pro-poor markets can be created to generate income for those in desperate need while conserving the life-support systems upon which they and the rest of the world depend.
The two men discussed the escalating humanitarian crisis and the disconcerting rise in sectarian violence in Syria over a working dinner in New York last night, according to a read-out provided by Mr. Ban’s spokesperson. In June, discussions about the international conference were held in Geneva with participation from senior United States, Russian and UN officials, led by the Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States, Lakhdar Brahimi.Still not scheduled, the goal of such a conference would to be to achieve a political solution to the conflict in Syria through a comprehensive agreement between the Government and the opposition for the full implementation of the Geneva communiqué of 30 June 2012.Issued after a meeting of the Action Group for Syria, the document lays out key steps in a process to end the violence. Among others, it calls for the establishment of a transitional governing body, with full executive powers and made up by members of the present Government and the opposition and other groups, as part of agreed principles and guidelines for a Syrian-led political transition.Since fighting began in March 2011 between the Syrian Government and opposition groups seeking to oust President Bashar Al-Assad, more than 100,000 people have been killed, almost 2 million have fled to neighbouring countries and a further 4 million have been internally displaced. In addition, at least 6.8 million Syrian require urgent humanitarian assistance.Mr. Ban and Mr. Lavrov also discussed the Middle East peace process, with the UN chief saying he was encouraged by the resumption of direct negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and reiterating that the UN would do its utmost to support them.The Secretary-General and the Foreign Minister also discussed the situations in Lebanon and Afghanistan, among other topics.
While congratulating the Government and people of Liberia for the progress made so far as reflected by “clear evidence” that new cases of Ebola were reducing, Dr. Nabarro said in an interview with UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) radio, in Monrovia: “The disease has not gone away.”“You have to stay alert, vigilant and sustain the response until every last person with Ebola infection is able to be treated and then the virus goes away,” he said. “That continued alert and vigilance is absolutely essential, otherwise things will get worse again like they were in August and September.”During his visit, he met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as well as staff at the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response’s (UNMEER) office in Monrovia, and key Ebola response partners in the country. In his radio interview, Dr. Nabarro urged Liberians to “to work at county level to continue to find people who are suspected to having Ebola and make sure they are properly assessed and diagnosed, and then treated.”“In all disease control efforts, we see that the most dangerous time is actually when it looks as though you are near a point where the disease is coming under control because people relax and stop being vigilant,” he said. “And so we need to have the money, commitment and the people until every last case is under treatment.”He also encouraged Liberians to “work with other countries in the region so they too can move into direction you have.”Meanwhile, World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, who is also in the region, travelled today from Guinea to Sierra Leone, where he pledged his organization will stay “until it gets to zero Ebola cases,” boost economic development and open doors for businesses in the West African country. Mr. Kim said in remarks to reporters in Conakry however, that the Bank did not “need to wait until we get to zero cases to start working on the economic recovery, so our second area of support is agriculture.”“We are concerned that agricultural production has dropped significantly as a result of this Ebola epidemic,” he said. “We will help farmers recover from this crisis by boosting agriculture productivity, enhancing the skills of workers, as well as by promoting regional trade integration. We must make sure that the Ebola epidemic is not followed by a food security crisis.”The UN World Health Organization today released its latest figures on the outbreak, which showed that 17,145 reported cases with 6070 reported deaths. WHO also reported that new cases were slightly increasing in Guinea, stable or declining in Liberia, and “may still be increasing in Sierra Leone.”“Response activities in the three intense-transmission countries continue to intensify in line with the UNMEER aim to isolate and treat 70 per cent of cases, and safely bury 70 per cent Ebola-related deaths by 1 December, with the ultimate goal of reaching 100 per cent by 1 January,” the WHO report said. Meanwhile today, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has established an Ebola isolation centre in the refugee camp in Kouankan, Guinea hosting more than 5,000 refugees, UNMEER reported, adding that no Ebola cases have yet been registered in the camp.
Among the dozens of events that kicked off the opening in Sendai, Japan, of the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, a key multi-stakeholder dialogue heard participants urge greater efforts to expand and strengthen opportunities, and make full use of the leadership of women in disaster risk reduction. When disasters strike, women are most heavily impacted but often overcome immense obstacles to lead response efforts and provide care and support, even at risk of their own health and well-being, the heads of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), told the first of the Conference’s intergovernmental high-level partnership dialogues, on “Mobilizing Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction.”The aim of the Conference, which wraps up Wednesday, 18 March, is to update the landmark Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), agreed decade ago and named after the Japanese city in which it was negotiated and which details the work required from all sectors and actors to reduce disaster losses.According to the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), while progress has been made in the implementation of the HFA, it is widely recognized that serious gaps and challenges remain in delivering on the international community’s commitments to gender equality and women’s rights in disaster risk reduction efforts. Engagement and leadership of women as change agents in their societies are still often overlooked in disaster risk management, where women are often categorized as a vulnerable group.WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin underscored that the “global reset” beginning today in Sendai – the first of a crucial series of UN-backed conferences and meetings set for 2015 respectively on development financing, sustainable development and climate change, all aimed at ensuring a safer and more prosperous world for all – must include steps to place women at the centre of disaster risk reduction efforts.Without those steps, none of the ambitious goals proposed this year would be met. Questioning why there had been more “grey suits” in the room of the main hall when the Third World Conference had opened earlier today “than there are when we are here talking about women,” she said disasters indeed exacerbated pre-existing barriers and inequalities that women faced, putting them at greater risk of injury and death.As such, “women must be sitting in the lead chairs during these discussions; they must be part of the decision-making; they must be part of this conversation,” Ms. Cousin said, stressing that it is time cast aside the restrictive view of women as vulnerable and merely accepting aid. Indeed, women must be recognized for who they are and the roles they undertake, which are central pillars of disaster response and recovery.“We must recognize and mobilize women going forward…it is time to move from aspiration to implementation,” she said calling for efforts to ensure commitments made in the landmark Beijing Platform for Action, which is this year marking its 20th anniversary, as well as the Hyogo Framework.For his part, UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin said the Sendai Conference offers a new opportunity for the world to galvanize around a common disaster risk reduction agenda and commit to collective actions that put women at its centre.The fact that serious gaps remain in the area is not for lack of guidance and tools on relevant gender-based approaches and best practices. What is needed is requisite political will to make ensure that women’s voices were enhanced and participation ensured. All such efforts must bolster women’s rights, included sexual and reproductive health rights, he said.Continuing, he suggested key actions that could be taken at all levels, stressing that dedicated resources are lacking and as such, money must be devoted to disaster risk reduction and women must be empowered to play a real role in that area. Mr. Osotimehin also said sustained and sustainable disaster risk reduction requires an accountability framework with indicators and targets to measure progress and ensure that national and local actors move towards implementation.In a keynote address, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his country had endured many disasters and such harsh experiences had Japan keenly aware that the power of women is essential for risk reduction as well as reconstruction in the wake of such events.He said that Japan had long understood the importance of enhancing the voice, visibility and participation of women. Fore example, he said that if a disaster struck during the middle of the day, most of the people at home would be women so their perspective is essential “absolutely essential for restoring devastated.”“’No matter how much the ground shakes, we will remain calm in our hearts,’” said Prime Minister Abe, quoting the powerful words of women in one of the districts he had visited in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, and pledging Japan’s ongoing strong commitment to ensuring all women played a greater role in disaster risk reduction.The panel was co-Chaired by Sanae Takaichi, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan and Loren Legarda, Senator from the Philippines.Panellists included Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland, Emiko Okuyama, Mayor of Sendai city, Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission for Budget and Human Resources, and Adi Vasulevu Merewalasi of FemLINKPACIFIC.
Given his reputation as a dual-threat QB, it might surprise you (it surprised us) that Watson led a pass-first offense last year, averaging almost double the yards through the air (334) as on the ground (170). According to expected points added, Clemson’s passing game generated 9.1 more points per contest than its rushing attack. Fast forward to 2017, and the offense has changed its focus, winning with a dominating run game. As a team, the Tigers are rushing for 105 yards more a game than last year, causing their offensive EPA to tilt in favor of the running game by 10 points per game.After serving as Watson’s understudy for his first two years, junior quarterback Kelly Bryant has been a driving force behind this change in playing style. Bryant is notching 25 yards more on the ground per game than Watson did last season. And he already has seven rushing touchdowns — Watson scored nine all of last season.It’s not been all about the offense, though. Defensive holdovers Austin Bryant and Dorian O’Daniel have helped Clemson’s D generate 6.1 more EPA per game in 2017 than it did last year. And unlike the offense, the Tigers’ defense has improved against both the pass and the run, cutting their points allowed per game almost in half to just 9.2.Swinney’s greatest coaching feat may come soon if Clemson continues winning. So few coaches in the game have shown the ability to continue winning amid a drastic change in playing style — Nick Saban and his recent rotating stable of quarterbacks at Alabama come to mind. And, not coincidentally, Saban — whose Alabama teams faced off against Clemson in the past two title games — will likely be waiting for him in the College Football Playoff. Undefeated and ranked No. 2 in the AP poll, the defending champion Clemson Tigers are roughly a third of the way to reaching this season’s college football national title game. It would be their third straight trip. That’s hard to do, so much so that no college football team has made it to three in a row since the Florida State Seminoles did so from 1998 to 2000.On Saturday, Dabo Swinney’s 4-0 Tigers will travel to Virginia Tech for what may be their toughest — and most important — game until the playoff bracket is decided. And they’re already coping with one major change in 2017 from the school’s last two dominating teams: Deshaun Watson now plays for the Houston Texans. But despite the departure of the superlative quarterback, Clemson has managed to survive by transforming the strength of its offense overnight.Heading into 2017, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking Watson’s production would be sorely missed. After all, he averaged 5,218 total yards in his last two seasons at Clemson — 4,351 yards passing and 867 yards running. And as we’ve previously noted, it’s difficult for teams to maintain offensive efficiency the season after losing their starting quarterback. But Clemson hasn’t missed a beat on offense. The Tigers are averaging 37.8 points per game through four games, compared with 39.2 for all of last season, and that includes a 14-6 dogfight with the Auburn Tigers in Week 2. So how has Clemson managed to play so well despite losing their talismanic quarterback?
Obtala Resources has recovered a 23.30 ct and 11.92 ct ‘special’ stone from its Bakidu operation in Sierra Leone. In addition to this special stone (defined as being greater than 10.8 ct), six stones of 5.15, 5.16, 5.75, 7.60, 8.86 and 9.05 ct have been recovered. The mining licences for this alluvial diamond mining operation at Konoma are held by the 100% owned Obtala subsidiary, Sierra Leone Hard Rock (SLHR). Over the past two months, Obtala has been evaluating a change in the current mining strategy, adopted from previous workers. Historically most of the production was processed through the main 2 Mt/y DMS plant located at Konoma. Obtala intends to revise this strategy in an attempt to reduce operating costs and improve overall production rates, by using a number of lower-cost mobile DMS plants which will be strategically located along the Bafi River. These smaller units will allow for focused, localised mining with reduced haulage distances and operating costs. Obtala is currently operating a 5 t/h DMS at the Bakidu site, some 15 km east of the Konoma main plant.Historic bulk sampling at Bakidu identified a mineralised palaeo-channel with results indicating that grades of 0.17ct/m3 are achievable, with the current work by Obtala confirming this grade estimate. Obtala has recovered 963.95 ct from 8,336 t of gravel processed at Bakidu, with an average stone size of 0.73 ct per stone. Geological continuity of this channel is possible and represents upside potential for the project. Additional exploration for such palaeo-channels will offer further upside potential and be will locations where the mobile DMS plants will operate in the future.Additional capital equipment has been purchased with an excavator expected to arrive in-country in late August and an additional excavator expected in late November of this year. Diamonds recovered from the gravels treated are reported at over 95% gem quality.The local Community Mining Scheme, which is fully endorsed by the Government of Sierra Leone is in full operation with 450 local miners employed, with stones expected to be recovered within the next week or so. Frank Scolaro, Chairman of Obtala, commented: “The results of this work at Bakidu, utilising the mobile DMS unit, illustrates the way forward for the mining strategy of the company. The recovery of the ‘special’ stones with this small scale plant demonstrates that low cost production with high profitability is very achievable. We continue to optimise operations with a view to increasing our production levels, which will be greatly enhanced with the arrival of new mining equipment. The on-going Community Mining Scheme is very encouraging and has helped build our relationship with the local community and I am delighted that they will shortly start to produce stones. We remain focussed on achieving our goal of low cost, quality production which produces a sustainable and profitable business”
When a for-profit business that travels the nation buying coins, precious metals and paper currency made a stop in Vancouver this week, Ed and Mary Ann Statler decided to check it out.“There were old coins that we had been carrying around for years,” said Mary Ann Statler, 67. “I went on the Internet to see what they were worth.” Then she and Ed, 70, headed to the International Coin Collectors Association event, where the Battle Ground couple sold several historic coins and some silver.Despite concerns posted online about the coin-collecting business and its parent, THR & Associates, Mary Anne Statler said she felt she got a good deal on the trades — selling old pennies for two cents that have a resale value of three cents, for example.Online criticisms primarily focus on THR & Associates’ approach to valuing goods, which is done without the use of an appraiser, and on the fact that the company does not allow sellers to reclaim merchandise, which is often required of pawn shops and other physical stores.
Load More RelatedPosts Singapore Betting Taxes fall 0.9% to SG$2.7 billion in FY2018/19 Discussing its progress in pursuit of one of three IR licenses to be issued by the Japanese government in late 2019, Genting Singapore said, “We continue to work steadily towards the expected bidding process for IRs in the second half of 2019 following the establishment of the basic policy for developing IRs.“Specific cities have shown interest in having an IR and we have responded to their requests for information, views and comments. Concurrently, we have also engaged in discussions with stakeholders to understand the environment and the localities where such cities are involved.”Genting Singapore is expected to target one of the two IR licenses to be issued to major metropolitan areas, having earlier this year incorporated five new wholly-owned subsidiaries in Japan, specifically: Genting Japan Co Ltd, Genting Tokyo Co Ltd, Genting Osaka Co Ltd, Genting Yokohama Co Ltd and Resorts World Yokohama Co Ltd.In the meantime, the company continues to enhance the attractions at its flagship property Resorts World Sentosa where a 9% increase in non-gaming revenue to SG192.8 million in 3Q18 offset a 1% decline in casino revenue to SG$445.4 million. Adjusted EBITDA held steady at SG$318.8 million although profit after tax increased by 25% to SG$210.4 million.Revenue for the first nine months of the year combined is up 3% to SG$1.87 billion.“The attractions business of Resorts World Sentosa achieved strong results [in3Q18], especially Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark,” Genting Singapore said in its earnings announcement. “During the quarter, we attained an average daily visitorship of over 22,000 and an increase in average visitor spend across all offerings.“Our hotel business continued to outperform the industry with an average occupancy rate of over 97%. Our mass gaming business delivered stable performance. Our VIP rolling volume continued to grow and we remain prudent in our credit extension.“With rising global uncertainties and intensifying competition within the region, we will look to sharpen our marketing focus on the regional premium mass customers by refreshing our facilities and products to enhance their gaming experience. Meanwhile, we will continue to pursue VIP rolling volume with measured credit risk appetite.” Osaka approves Yumeshima site for commercial development in latest IR move Genting Singapore says it has already supplied RFI details to specific Japanese cities in the running to host an IR but is yet to determine which of these cities it will target.The update formed part of the company’s 3Q18 results announcement, with revenue for the three months to 30 September 2018 up 1% to SG$639.1 million on the back of non-gaming growth. South Korea’s foreigner-only casinos see revenues grow in August
POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Two men ripped out security cameras from the wall of a South Florida business, in January, before stealing cash, lottery tickets and other items.Surveillance video captured the two men ripping out the cameras at the Country Food Store before they went behind the store’s counter and grabbed the cash register. They fled with money, thousands of lottery tickets, several phone cards, cell phones, accessories and cigarettes.They threw a brick through the glass front door to enter the store, police said.If you have any information on this burglary, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A video deposition of a man implicated in the 1997 John Hartman murder in Fairbanks, was played in court Wednesday.Download AudioThe interview of Jason Wallace aired as part of an evidenciary hearing being conducted to determine if four other men, convicted of the crime, are innocent.The Wallace deposition offered no new insight into the Hartman attack, as Wallace repeatedly invoked the 5th amendment right not to self-incriminate.Meanwhile Judge Paul Lyle refuted state attorney’s attempts to suppress earlier statements Wallace made about his involvement to attorneys in 2003, while initially jailed for an unrelated killing for which he’s now serving life in prison.Judge Lyle says Wallace’s recently leaked statements about the Hartman attack can’t be used against him, but will be put into the court record.“If Mr. Wallace were ever charged with anything, or any civil suit were ever filed against Mr. Wallace related to what he said to his attorney, those statements would not be admissible under the current rules, but they’re admissible in this proceeding,” he said.Judge Lyle emphasized that it’s still to be decided if Wallace’s statements about the Hartman attack will be considered in determining the innocence of the four other men convicted of the crime.“Whether or not they are admitted for hearsay purposes, is the next level of analysis,” Lyle said.Wallace’s 2003 statement says he and friends randomly targeted 15-year-old John Hartman on a downtown street.His accounting is to some degree backed by a more recent confession from former Fairbanks friend William Holmes, who’s also serving life for other killings. Holmes testified Monday that he drove the car, while Wallace and others went after Hartman.The hearing is expected to continue through October, after which judge Paul Lyle could exonerate the men convicted of the Hartman killing.George Frese, Eugene Vent, and Kevin Pease remain jailed. Marvin Roberts is out on parole, and the only one of so called Fairbanks Four attending the hearing in person.
Vijayawada: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 34 weekly special trains will be run on routes of Chennai Central – Santragachi and Puducherry – Santragachi, according South Central Railway (SCR) press communiqué on Thursday. Train No 06058 Chennai Central – Santragachi special train will depart Chennai Central at 3:15 pm on August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4, 11, 18 and 25 (Wednesdays) and arrive Santragachi at 7:00 pm on Thursdays. Also Read – Rs 65.30lakhs Exgratia paid to deceased family Advertise With Us In return direction, Train No 06057 Santragachi – Chennai Central special train will depart Santragachi at 11:50 pm on August 8, 15, 22, 29, September 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Thursdays) and arrive Chennai Central at 5:30 am on Saturdays. En route, these special trains will stop at Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Anakapalle, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur stations in both the directions. These trains will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier and Sleeper Class Coaches. Also Read – Three of a family commits suicide at Amalapuram in East Godavari Advertise With Us Train No 06010 Puducherry-Santragachi (Kolkata) Special Train will depart Puducherry at 6:45 pm August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7, 14, 21 and 28 (Saturdays) and arrive Santragachi at 4:30 am on Mondays. In the return direction, Train No 06009 Santragachi (Kolkata) – Puducherry Special Train will depart Santragachi at 2:10 pm on August 5, 12, 19, 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Mondays) and arrive Puducherry at 9:45 pm on Tuesdays. Advertise With Us En route, these special trains will stop at Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Sullurupeta, Nayudupeta, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Jajpur K Road, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur stations in both the directions. These trains will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class and Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s plea to see the evidence before it is placed before the court will adversely affect several cases involving economic offenders and terror funding, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court on Thursday. Mehta, representing the Enforcement Directorate, was arguing before a bench headed by Justice Banumathi. He contended that if the court accepts Chidambaram’s plea then it is bound to adversely affect other cases including those of Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi, Shardha chit fund, terror funding and others. Also Read – Shah urges women to shun plastic bags Advertise With Us “Chidambaram’s submission to confront him with the evidence before the same is placed before court is preposterous. It will lead to exposing evidences and witnesses in similar cases at an investigating stage,” Mehta submitted before the court. He further argued that at pre-complaint stage the prosecution is entitled to oppose bail based on material in its possession, and whether the accused’s reply to its queries was evasive or not, is a decision within the ambit of the probe agency. Also Read – Free bus travel for women gets Cabinet nod Advertise With Us “Confronting the accused with evidence who is free, it is an open invitation to tamper the evidence…cannot show the material even to the court, due to the sensitivity of the material,” submitted Mehta. He said that if the evidence was shown to the accused then he will immediately erase the details of the money trail. He referred to Chidambaram as an individual having resources and knowledge on the issues. Advertise With Us Maintaining the secrecy of the material in possession of the agency is vital, Mehta said adding it is best to confront the accused with evidence when he is in custody. And, if accused is confronted with evidence at a pre anticipatory bail stage, then this would destroy the case. Arguing on the jurisdiction of the top court, Mehta said the court cannot be created as a regular court entertaining the appeal of the orders of the high courts, lower courts, and magistrates. “Supreme Court is meant to lay down the law,” stated Mehta. Mehta also justified the High Court’s observation that the allegations against Chidambaram are grave. “The quantum of punishment is no measurement of gravity of offence. What is relevant is the impact of the offence on society and the nation… Offences against the economy of the country… Economic offences are gravest of offences,” contended Mehta in court. Mehta rubbished Chidambaram’s lawyers’ argument that the alleged transaction took place in 2007-08 and that PMLA provisions, under which he is charged, were introduced in 2009. He informed the court that the offence has continued till date, and the money acquired, following these corrupt transactions, eventually helped Chidambaram acquire property and further launder. On the retrospective effect of PMLA, Mehta argued that the Section 8 of PMLA, 2002 was in the statute at the very inception. Therefore, there is no retrospective imposition of charges on Chidambaram. He told the court under specific sections of the Act, it is clearly held that those who assist or play an active role in shielding the laundered money, technically are also guilty of money laundering.
Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images/Via NPRShoppers walk toward the San Ysidro, Calif., Port of Entry after making purchases at outlet malls along the US-Mexico border on Dec. 29.Updated Jan. 25 at 9:05 a.m. ETThe Trump administration on Friday is implementing its plan requiring asylum-seekers, mainly from Central America, to remain in Mexico while their legal proceedings are conducted in the U.S. court system.The policy will be rolled out at San Diego’s San Ysidro border crossing, the nation’s busiest, a senior official with U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells NPR. The plan, coming out of talks with Mexican officials, is to bus asylum-seekers back and forth from Tijuana, Mexico, to a courthouse in downtown San Diego. The administration plans to eventually implement the policy at other border crossings.Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen first announced the plans for this “historic” policy, called the “Migration Protection Protocols,” in a memo issued in late December.“Aliens trying to game the system to get into our country illegally will no longer be able to disappear into the United States, where many skip their court dates. Instead, they will wait for an immigration court decision while they are in Mexico. ‘Catch and release’ will be replaced with ‘catch and return,’” said Nielsen.“Catch and release” is a term the Trump administration uses for the traditional policy of allowing asylum-seekers to remain in the U.S. pending a court hearing.A “Fact Sheet” issued by the Department of Homeland Security to explain the new policy says asylum seekers “will be given a ‘Notice to Appear’ for their immigration court hearing and will be returned to Mexico until their hearing date.”“While aliens await their hearings in Mexico, the Mexican government has made its own determination to provide such individuals the ability to stay in Mexico, under applicable protection based on the type of status given to them.“Aliens who need to return to the U.S. to attend their immigration court hearings will be allowed to enter the U.S. and attend that hearing. Aliens whose claims are found meritorious by an immigration judge will be allowed to remain in the U.S. Those determined to be without valid claims will be removed from the U.S. to their country of nationality or citizenship.“DHS is working closely with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review to streamline the process and conclude removal proceedings as expeditiously as possible.”The new policy, which has been dubbed “Remain in Mexico” by administration officials and critics alike, will not apply to children traveling alone, known as unaccompanied minors, or to asylum-seekers from Mexico.A senior official with Customs and Border Protection told NPR he expects the new policy will be met with a swift legal challenge.Immigrant and asylum advocates were quick to denounce the policy change.“Forcing families seeking asylum to remain in dangerous conditions in Mexico spits in the face of the values at the core of our country’s identity,” said Jess Morales Rocketto, chair of Families Belong Together, a coalition of 250 groups opposing the administration’s immigration policies. “The reality of this plan is suffering. These children and families will be left unsafe, without food or shelter, in violation of their human rights.”Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. Share
Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3uDonald Trump allegedly will meet with presidents of several HBCU’s at the end of this month, according to several sources, something President Obama did not do in eight years. Can good come out of this meeting, or will it be just another Trump Black photo op? We’ll open the phone lines at 5 to hear from our listeners…410.319.8888. Plus, the Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network report on law enforcement and politics, including Under Armour’s Kevin Plank giving high praise to Donald Trump.These stories and much more on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday through Friday, 5-7 p.m.
“Fail fast” is a well-known phrase in the startup scene. The spirit of failing fast is getting to market with a minimum viable product and then rapidly iterating toward success. Failing fast acknowledges that entrepreneurs are unlikely to design a successful end-state solution before testing it with real customers and real consequences. This is the “ready, fire, aim” approach. Or, if the blowback is big enough, it’s the “ready, fire, pivot” approach.Consider this quote from Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn: “If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.”Related: Ready or Not, It’s Time to Embrace AIThe opposite of failing fast is a “waterfall” approach to software development, where a significant amount of time is invested upfront — requirements analysis, design and scenario planning — before the software is ever tested with real customers.When it comes to the emerging potential of artificial intelligence, I believe failing fast is a recipe for disaster.Artificial intelligence is here to stay.Many different types of artificially intelligent software surround us. Most AI has minimal authority today. For instance, Amazon’s software recommends things you might like to buy, but it doesn’t actually purchase those things on your behalf — yet. Spotify’s software makes a decision to create a playlist for you, but if a song doesn’t suit your tastes, the consequences are benign. Google’s software decides which websites are most relevant for your search terms but doesn’t decide which website you will visit. In all of these cases, failing fast is okay. Usage leads to more data, which leads to improvements in the algorithms.But intelligence software is beginning to make independent decisions that represent much higher risk. The risk of failure is too great to take lightly, because the consequences can be irreversible or ubiquitous.We wouldn’t want NASA to fail fast. A single Space Shuttle launch costs $450 million and places human lives in jeopardy.The risks of AI are increasing.Imagine this: What if we exposed 100+ million people to intelligent software that decided which news they read, and we later discovered the news may have been misleading or even fake and resulted in influencing the election for the President of the United States of America? Who would be held responsible?Related: 5 Ways in Which Digital and Artificial Intelligence are Changing Work DynamicsIt sounds far-fetched, but media reports indicate Russian influence reached 126 million people through Facebook alone. The stakes are getting higher, and we don’t know whom to hold accountable. I am fearful the companies spearheading advancements in AI aren’t cognizant of the responsibility. Failing fast shouldn’t be an acceptable excuse for unintended outcomes.If you’re not convinced, imagine these scenarios as a by-product of a fail fast mindset:What if your entire retirement savings evaporated overnight due to artificial intelligence? Here’s how it could happen. In the near future, millions of Americans will use intelligent software to invest billions of dollars in retirement savings. The software will decide where to invest the money. When the market experiences a massive correction, as it does occasionally, the software will need to react quickly to re-distribute your money. This could lead to an investment that bottoms out in minutes and your funds disappear. Is anyone responsible?What if your friend were killed in an automobile accident due to artificial intelligence? Here’s how it could happen. In the near future, millions of Americans will purchase driverless automobiles controlled by intelligent software. The software will decide the fate of many Americans. Will the artificial intelligence choose to hit a pedestrian that accidentally steps into the street or steer the vehicle off the road? These are split-second decisions with real-world consequences. If the decision is fatal, is anyone responsible?What if your daughter or son suffered from depression due to artificial intelligence? Here’s how it could happen. In the near future, millions of kids will have an artificial best friend. It will be sort of like an invisible friend. It will be a companion named Siri or Alexa or something else that talks and behaves like a confidant. We’ll introduce this friend to our children because it will be friendly, smart and caring. It might even replace a babysitter. However, if your daughter or son spends all their discretionary time with this artificial friend and years later can’t sustain meaningful relationships in the real world, is anyone responsible?In some cases, the consequences can’t be undone.Responsible approach to AI.The counter-argument is that humans already cause these tragedies. Humans spread fake news. Humans lose money in the stock market. Humans kill one another with automobiles. Humans get depressed.Related: Life Coaching Guru Tony Robbins Tells Us Why He;s Investing in an AI CompanyThe difference is that humans are individual cases. The risk with AI that replaces or competes with human intelligence is that it can be applied at scale simultaneously. The scope and reach of AI is both massive and instantaneous. It’s fundamentally introducing higher risk. While one driver who makes an error is truly unfortunate, one driver that makes the same error for millions of people should be unacceptable.A more responsible approach to AI is needed. Our mindset should shift toward risk prevention, security planning and simulation testing. While this defies the modern ethos of the tech industry, we have a responsibility to prevent the majority of unlikely and unwanted outcomes before they occur. The good news is that with the right mindset, we can prevent the scenarios above from becoming true. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. 5 min read March 2, 2018 Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Register Now »
Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017 VIDEO: PET vs. SPECT in Nuclear Cardiology and Recent Advances in Technology Prem Soman, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at the Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and president-elect of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), explained advances in PET and SPECT imaging and the learning curve involved in reading scans from the new CZT SPECT cameras. Watch the VIDEO: Trends in Nuclear Cardiology Imaging, an iknterview with David Wolinsky, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Read the related article “Advances in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging.” CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. It was designed specifically for cardiac imaging and so has a very compact footprint so it can be used in an office setting or small room. It offers a fast gantry rotation speed to freeze cardiac motion and has large enough anatomical coverage to view the scan the entire heart in one rotation.One of these systems was recently installed at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, where they have an extensive structural heart program. Read more about this intall.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor Related Artificial Intelligence ContentTechnology Report: Artificial Intelligence 2017VIDEO: RSNA Post-game Report on Artificial IntelligenceVIDEO: AI in Tumor Diagnostics, Treatment and Follow-upVIDEO: Artificial Intelligence May Help Reduce Gadolinium Dose in MRIVIDEO: AI, Analytics and Informatics: The Future is Here Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes Nate Bachman, graduate research assistant in the Human Cardiovascular Physiology Lab of the Dept. of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, describes how he and fellow researchers used multiple types of cardiac imaging to evaluate the health of athletes who compete in endurance events lasting six hours or more, and what the results may suggest for future screening.Watch the VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019, an interview with AHRA President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA. Interventional Radiology | October 19, 2018 VIDEO: Y90 Embolization of Liver Cancer at Henry Ford Hospital Scott Schwartz, M.D., interventional radiologist and program director for IR residencies and the vascular and interventional radiology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, explains how the department uses Yttrium-90 (Y90) embolization therapy to treat liver cancer.Find more content on Henry Ford Hospital CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) scanner on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting in July. It is aimed at cardiology office based imaging and was released this past spring at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting.The system has removable tablets on each side of the scanner where the tech can adjust the machine, review scout scans and trigger the scanner. The idea is to improve workflow and allow the tech to remain at the bedside longer to be with the patient, rather tucked away in a remote control room using an intercom.The entire system is built into the gantry seen here, so there is no need for extra equipment in a closet, cabinet or server tower.It comes in a 128 slice configuration with 4 cm of anatomical coverage per rotation.It uses the Stellar detector and tin filtration to eliminate low energy photons and help lower dose. It can be programmed to aid workflow by automatically removing bone, create cured planar reconstructions, lung CAD and other post-processing features so more time can be spent on reading scans. The scanner also comes with a HeartFlow FFR-CT starter pack.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor Brachytherapy Systems | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: New Alpha Emitter Brachytherapy Seeds in Development Lior Arazi, Ph.D., assistant professor at Ben-Gurion University, Israel, explains the potential benefits of a new Radium-224 brachytherapy seed technology he is helping develop. The technology uses high-dose alpha particles to kill cancer cells, but has a very short tissue penetration, so it can be placed very close to critical structures without causing collateral damage to healthy tissue. He discussed this technology in sessions at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting. CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. It was designed specifically for cardiac imaging and so has a very compact footprint so it can be used in an office setting or small room. It offers a fast gantry rotation speed to freeze cardiac motion and has large enough anatomical coverage to view the scan the entire heart in one rotation.One of these systems was recently installed at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, where they have an extensive structural heart program. Read more about this intall.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA, discuss some of the most important clinical topics at the 2019 AHRA Annual Meeting and how the association plans to help its members embrace technological change in the coming years. Among the main focuses at the meeting were clinical decision support (CDS), artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of data analytics to improve equipment and personnel performance. Watch the VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes, an interview with Colorado State University graduate research assistant Nate Bachman at AHRA 2019. Find more SCCT news and videos Artificial Intelligence | April 17, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence in Radiology — Are We Doomed? At the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, Rasu Shrestha, M.D., MBA, chief strategy officer for Atrium Health, discusses his new role with Atrium, the hype cycle of artificial intelligence (AI) and the key elements of getting AI in radiology — and in healthcare — right.Read the article “Atrium Health Debuts Amazon Alexa Skill to Help Patients Access Medical Care”Listen to the podcast Is Artificial Intelligence The Doom of Radiology?, a discussion with Shrestha. Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes Nate Bachman, graduate research assistant in the Human Cardiovascular Physiology Lab of the Dept. of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, describes how he and fellow researchers used multiple types of cardiac imaging to evaluate the health of athletes who compete in endurance events lasting six hours or more, and what the results may suggest for future screening.Watch the VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019, an interview with AHRA President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA. Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017 VIDEO: Implementing CZT SPECT Cardiac Protocols to Reduce Radiation Dose Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains protocols and what to consider when working with the newer generation CZT-SPECT camera systems for nuclear cardiology. He spoke during the 2017 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) Today technology update meeting. Watch the related VIDEO “PET vs. SPECT in Nuclear Cardiology and Recent Advances in Technology.” Read the related articles “Managing Dose in PET and SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging,” and “Advances in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging.” FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 RSNA | April 03, 2019 VIDEO: Editor’s Choice of the Most Innovative New Technology at RSNA 2018 ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies displayed on the expo floor at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. The video includes new technologies for fetal ultrasound, CT, MRI, mobile DR X-ray, a new generation of fluoroscopy systems, MRI contrast mapping to better identify tumors, and a new technique to create moving X-ray images from standard DR imaging.Watch the related VIDEO: Editor’s Choice of the Most Innovative New Artificial Intelligence Technologies at RSNA 2018. This inlcudes a tour of some of the recently FDA-cleared AI technologies for medical imaging at RSNA 2018. Digital Radiography (DR) | October 05, 2016 Technology Report: Digital Radiography Systems Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of digital radiography (DR) advances at the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2016 meeting. Read the article “The Coming Push for DR.” Watch a technology report sidebar video on new DR Systems technology. Computed Tomography (CT) | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: New Advances in CT Imaging Technology Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic CT Clinical Innovation Center, professor of medical physics and biomedical engineering and the 2019 president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), shares her insights on the latest advances in computed tomography (CT) imaging technology. She spoke at the 2019 AAPM meeting. She also did an interview at AAPM on her president’s theme for the 2019 meeting – VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care.Find more news and videos from AAPM. Radiation Oncology | May 13, 2019 Patient-first Innovations from Accuray at ASTRO 2018 At ASTRO 2018, Accuray showcased new patient-first innovations, including motion synchronization on Radixact, and the new CK VoLO, a fast optimizer on the CyberKnife system. Andrew Delao, senior director of marketing for Accuray, highlights the new features. Sponsored Videos View all 142 items Related CT Calcium Scorining Content:VIDEO: New Cholesterol Guidelines Support CT Calcium Scoring for Risk Assessment — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D.CT Calcium Scoring Becoming a Key Risk Factor AssessmentACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018VIDEO: CT Calcium Scoring to Screen For Who Should Take Statins — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D. Related CT Calcium Scorining Content:VIDEO: New Cholesterol Guidelines Support CT Calcium Scoring for Risk Assessment — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D.CT Calcium Scoring Becoming a Key Risk Factor AssessmentACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018VIDEO: CT Calcium Scoring to Screen For Who Should Take Statins — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D. Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA, discuss some of the most important clinical topics at the 2019 AHRA Annual Meeting and how the association plans to help its members embrace technological change in the coming years. Among the main focuses at the meeting were clinical decision support (CDS), artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of data analytics to improve equipment and personnel performance. Watch the VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes, an interview with Colorado State University graduate research assistant Nate Bachman at AHRA 2019. Information Technology View all 220 items Interventional Radiology | June 26, 2019 VIDEO: How Alexa Might Help During Interventional Radiology Procedures Kevin Seals, M.D., University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Health, interventional radiology fellow, is working on a research project using smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home to create a new method for accessing information on device technologies in real time in the interventional radiology (IR) lab. Operators can use the conversational voice interface to retrieve information without breaking sterile scrub. The technology uses using natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning to rapidly provide information about device sizing and compatibility in IR.Seals spoke at the 2019 Radiology AIMed conference in Chicago in June. Digital Pathology | July 11, 2019 VIDEO: Integrating Digital Pathology With Radiology Toby Cornish, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor and medical director of informatics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, explains how the subspecialty of digital pathology has evolved in recent years, the benefits of integrating pathology and radiology, and how artificial intelligence (AI) may smooth the transition, at the 2019 Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting. Artificial Intelligence | March 28, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence – GE Builds AI Applications on Edison Platform GE launched a new brand that covers artificial intelligence (AI) at the Radiological Socoety of North American (RSNA) 2018 meeting. The company showed several works-in-progress, including a critical care suite of algorithms and experimental applications for brain MR. Each is being built on GE’s Edison Platform. 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Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, endowed chair of preventive cardiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, discusses the PROMISE and PICTURE trials at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2017 meeting. Watch the VIDEO “The Role of Cardic CT in Value-based Medicine.” Artificial Intelligence | January 15, 2019 Technology Report: Artificial Intelligence 2018 In Artificial Intelligence 2018: What Radiologists Need to Know About AI, ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of artificial intelligence (AI) advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 annual meeting. Enterprise Imaging | April 26, 2019 VIDEO: A Transformative Approach to Reducing Cost and Complexity at CarolinaEast Health System CarolinaEast Health System, an award-winning health system in New Bern, N.C., was one of the first to collaborate with Philips to implement IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition, a comprehensive managed service. Watch the video to see how we collaborated together to streamline workflows and improve interoperability for better care.Watch the related editorial interview VIDEO: Streamlining PACS Administration — Interview with Mike Ciancio, imaging systems administrator at CarolinaEast Health System. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Technology Reports View all 9 items Find more SCCT news and videos Artificial Intelligence | July 22, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Machine Learning to Automate Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Leigh Conroy, Ph.D., physics resident, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada, explains how her center is using machine learning to automate treatment plans. The center is one of the first to use the RayStation machine learning treatment planning system for radiation oncology. She spoke at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 VIDEO: Demonstration of the Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Radiographic Fluoroscopy System Shimadzu displayed the FluoroSpeed X1 conventional radiographic fluoroscopy (RF) system at the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2019 meeting in July. The system was pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval at AHRA, but received FDA 510(k) clearance in early August 2019.The system features a 33-inch aperture, large enough to place a wheelchair inside. It can be rotated 90 degrees in either direction and the deck can be parked in any position, making it easier for patients to get on and off the 660-pound weight table. The FluoroSpeed X1 offers controls that are ergonomic for technologists, with duplicate controls on each side for either a left- or right-handed tech. The machine also has a large aperture to allow swallow studies.The FluoroSpeed X1 comes equipped with a 17 x 17-inch dynamic digital X-ray detector (FPD) in the table bucky, allowing it to both be used for fluoroscopy as well as radiographic exams.Read more about the FluoroSpeed X1:Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) for FluoroSpeed X1 RF System Radiation Oncology | July 22, 2019 VIDEO: Use of a Fully Self-contained Brain Radiotherapy System Stephen Sorensen, Ph.D., DABR, chief of medical physics, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, explains the first commercial use of the Zap-X stereotactic radio surgery (SRS) brain radiotherapy system. The system uses a capsule-like shield to surround the gantry and patient, eliminating the need for expensive room build outs requiring vaults. The goal of the system is to expand SRS brain therapy by making it easier and less expensive to acquire the treatment system. Sorensen spoke about this system in sessions at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting. AAPM | July 29, 2019 VIDEO: Efforts to Define the Roles of Medical Physicists and Assistants for Regulators Brent Parker, Ph.D., DABR, professor of radiation physics and medical physicist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains how the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is creating guidelines to better define the roles of non-physicist assistants. He said there is a lack of state regulatory oversight for medical physicists or their assistants, partly because there are no guidelines from the medical societies. AAPM has created a series of policy statements to better define these the roles and requirements for all of these positions. Parker said the goal is to give state regulators the the definitions needed to create oversight guidelines. He spoke on this topic in sessions at the AAPM 2019 meeting. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Information Technology | April 17, 2019 itnTV “Conversations”: Creating an Interoperability Strategy With Intellispace Enterprise Edition as the foundation, Philips Healthcare is connecting facilities and service areas within enterprises, while developing standards-based interoperability that preserves customers’ investments and best of breed systems. Cardio-oncology | March 22, 2019 VIDEO: Characterization of Cardiac Structural Changes and Function Following Radiation Therapy Magid Awadalla, MBBS, is an advanced cardiac imaging research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been involved in an imaging study of cardiac changes from photon radiotherapy in breast cancer patients using serial cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The radiotherapy beams used to treat breast cancer pass close to the neighboring heart, which can cause cardiac cell damage leading to issues like heart failure later on. He spoke on the topic of cardio-oncology at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2019 meeting. Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | August 09, 2019 VIDEO: Demonstration of the Shimadzu FluoroSpeed X1 Radiographic Fluoroscopy System Shimadzu displayed the FluoroSpeed X1 conventional radiographic fluoroscopy (RF) system at the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) 2019 meeting in July. The system was pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval at AHRA, but received FDA 510(k) clearance in early August 2019.The system features a 33-inch aperture, large enough to place a wheelchair inside. It can be rotated 90 degrees in either direction and the deck can be parked in any position, making it easier for patients to get on and off the 660-pound weight table. The FluoroSpeed X1 offers controls that are ergonomic for technologists, with duplicate controls on each side for either a left- or right-handed tech. The machine also has a large aperture to allow swallow studies.The FluoroSpeed X1 comes equipped with a 17 x 17-inch dynamic digital X-ray detector (FPD) in the table bucky, allowing it to both be used for fluoroscopy as well as radiographic exams.Read more about the FluoroSpeed X1:Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) for FluoroSpeed X1 RF System Radiation Oncology View all 91 items Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, cardiac electrophysiologist fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains how his facility is working with radiation oncology to use radio therapy to noninvasively ablate ventricular tachycardia (VT). He spoke on this topics during a joint electrophysiology session by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the SCCT 2019 meeting.Find more SCCT news and videos Find more news and videos from AAPM. Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes Nate Bachman, graduate research assistant in the Human Cardiovascular Physiology Lab of the Dept. of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, describes how he and fellow researchers used multiple types of cardiac imaging to evaluate the health of athletes who compete in endurance events lasting six hours or more, and what the results may suggest for future screening.Watch the VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019, an interview with AHRA President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA. Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEOS | EP LAB | JULY 26, 2019 VIDEO: What Electrophysiologists Need From CT Imaging Prior to AF and VT Ablations Mark Ibrahim, M.D., FACC, assistant professor of medicine and radiology, associate program director, advanced cardiac imaging fellowship, University of Utah, explains what radiologists and cardiologists need to know what is needed from CT imaging prior to ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular fibrillation (VF). He spoke at a joint session of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the 2019 SCCT meeting. Breast Imaging | April 18, 2019 VIDEO: Age, Interval and Other Considerations for Breast Screening In a keynote lecture at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)/American College of Radiology (ACR) 2019 Symposium, Diana Miglioretti, Ph.D., dean’s professor of biostatistics at UC Davis Health, discussed risk-stratified breast cancer screening and its potential to improve the balance of screening benefits to harms by tailoring screening intensity and modality to individual risk factors.Read the article “How Risk Stratification Might Affect Women’s Health”Read the article “FDA Proposes New Rules for Mammography Reporting and Quality Improvement”Watch the VIDEO: A Discussion on Proposed FDA Rules for Mammography Reporting Artificial Intelligence | April 02, 2019 itnTV “Conversations:” What is Edison? At RSNA 2018, GE Healthcare formally presented Edison as the company’s new applications platform, designed to speed the delivery of precision care. Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, is the name-sake of the Agatston score used in CT calcium scoring. He explains the history of the scoring system from the early 1990s and the evolution of CT technology for cardiac imaging. The latest American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 cholesterol guidelines now include the use of CT calcium scoring, which was a big topic at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, cardiac electrophysiologist fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains how his facility is working with radiation oncology to use radio therapy to noninvasively ablate ventricular tachycardia (VT). He spoke on this topics during a joint electrophysiology session by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the SCCT 2019 meeting.Find more SCCT news and videos Find more SCCT news and videos Computed Tomography (CT) | January 08, 2016 RSNA Technology Report 2015: Computed Tomography Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of computed tomography (CT) advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015. The video includes Freiherr during his booth tours with some of the key vendors who were featuring new technology. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Enterprise Imaging | March 27, 2019 VIDEO: GE Healthcare’s CCA Analytics Provides Governance for Enterprise Imaging GE Healthcare Centricity Clinical Archive (CCA) Analytics, shown at RSNA 2018, works directly with the vendor neutral archive (VNA), allowing users to evaluate clinical, financial and operational processes across the healthcare system. The analytics solution shows how all of the different components of the archive and all of the imaging sources — departments, facilities and modalities — are working across the enterprise. Recent Videos View all 606 items Advanced Visualization | April 01, 2019 VIDEO: The GE iCenter Looks Toward the Future of New Technologies GE Healthcare goes beyond core equipment maintenance to help clients solve some of their most important asset and clinical performance challenges through digital solutions. Radiation Therapy | December 06, 2018 Technology Report: Patient-centered Care in Radiation Therapy Radiation therapy has become increasingly effective and safe as vendors continue to innovate technologies that benefit the patient. At ASTRO 2018, this patient-centric approach was exemplified and demonstrated not only in ways that match treatments to patients, but in how technologies can adjust to patient movement and anatomical changes, and to increase the precision of treatments. ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr showcases several new technologies that are helping to advance this field.For additional patient-centered care coverage, see:Conversations with Greg Freiherr: The Accuray PhilosophyASTRO Puts Patients First Find more news and videos from AAPM. Find more SCCT news and videos Related Enterprise Imaging Content:RSNA Technology Report 2017: Enterprise ImagingVIDEO: Building An Effective Enterprise Imaging StrategyFive Steps for Better Diagnostic Image ManagementVIDEO: Enterprise Imaging and the Digital Imaging Adoption ModelEnterprise Imaging to Account for 27 Percent of Imaging MarketVIDEO: Defining Enterprise Imaging — The HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging WorkgroupVIDEO: How to Build An Enterprise Imaging System Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, cardiac electrophysiologist fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains how his facility is working with radiation oncology to use radio therapy to noninvasively ablate ventricular tachycardia (VT). He spoke on this topics during a joint electrophysiology session by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the SCCT 2019 meeting.Find more SCCT news and videos SPECT-CT | December 12, 2018 VIDEO: Walk Around of the Veriton SPECT-CT System This is a walk around of the new Spectrum Dynamics Veriton SPECT-CT nuclear imaging system introduced at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. This is a walk around of an innovative new SPECT-CT nuclear imaging system shown at the Radiological Society Of North America (RSNA) 2018 meeting this week. It’s CT system with comes in 16, 64 or 128 slice configurations. It has 12 SPECT detector robotic arms that automatically move toward the patient and use a sensor to stop a few millimeters from the skin to optimize photon counts and SPECT image quality. It also uses more sensitive CZT digital detectors, which allows either faster scan times, or use of only half the radiotracer dose of analog detector scans.Read the article “Nuclear Imaging Moves Toward Digital Detector Technology.” Read the article “Spectrum Dynamics Sues GE for Theft, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition.” Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2017 VIDEO: Latest Trials on Cardiac CT Compared to Functional Testing Artificial Intelligence | July 22, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Machine Learning to Automate Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Leigh Conroy, Ph.D., physics resident, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada, explains how her center is using machine learning to automate treatment plans. The center is one of the first to use the RayStation machine learning treatment planning system for radiation oncology. She spoke at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Artificial Intelligence | March 13, 2019 VIDEO: How iCad Uses AI to Speed Breast Tomosynthesis At RSNA 2018, iCad showed how its ProFound AI for digital breast tomosynthesis technology might help in the interpretation of tomosynthesis exams. Rodney Hawkins, vice president of marketing for iCad, discusses how this technology can better help detect the cancer.Related content:Artificial Intelligence 2018: What Radiologists Need to Know About AIRSNA 2018 Sunday – Improving, Not Replacing Related Cardiac Sarcoidosis Content:ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac SarcoidosisNew PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition25 Most Impactful Nuclear Cardiology ArticlesRecent Advances in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging Technology Artificial Intelligence | July 12, 2019 VIDEO: The Economics of Artificial Intelligence Khan Siddiqui, M.D., founder and CEO of HOPPR, discusses the economic advantages and costs presented by artificial intelligence (AI) applications in radiology, as well as potential strategies for healthcare providers looking to add AI to their armamentarium, at the 2019 Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting. Nuclear Imaging | April 28, 2017 VIDEO: Trends in Nuclear Cardiology Imaging David Wolinsky, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida and past-president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), discusses advancements in nuclear imaging and some of the issues facing the subspecialty. Information Technology | April 15, 2019 itnTV “Conversations”: Vital Images Helps Build Infrastructure for the Future Vital Images has developed a strategy that allows its customers to capture revenues that are otherwise missed while building the infrastructure for the future. In an interview with itnTV, Vital Images executives Larry Sitka and Geoffrey Clemmons describe how the company has reconciled this vision of the future with near-term realities. Radiology Imaging View all 288 items Radiation Therapy | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Creating a Low-cost Radiotherapy System for the Developing World Paul Liu, Ph.D., post-doctoral research associate, Image X Institute at the University of Sydney, Australia, explains how his center is working on a low-cost radiation therapy system for the developing world. The Nano-X system will use a fixed linac gantry and rotate the patient around the beam. This would lighten the weight of the system, reduce the need for room shielding, and cut the number iof moving parts to lower costs and ease maintanence. Liu spoke about the project in sessions at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting. CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) scanner on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting in July. It is aimed at cardiology office based imaging and was released this past spring at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting.The system has removable tablets on each side of the scanner where the tech can adjust the machine, review scout scans and trigger the scanner. The idea is to improve workflow and allow the tech to remain at the bedside longer to be with the patient, rather tucked away in a remote control room using an intercom.The entire system is built into the gantry seen here, so there is no need for extra equipment in a closet, cabinet or server tower.It comes in a 128 slice configuration with 4 cm of anatomical coverage per rotation.It uses the Stellar detector and tin filtration to eliminate low energy photons and help lower dose. It can be programmed to aid workflow by automatically removing bone, create cured planar reconstructions, lung CAD and other post-processing features so more time can be spent on reading scans. The scanner also comes with a HeartFlow FFR-CT starter pack.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) scanner on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting in July. It is aimed at cardiology office based imaging and was released this past spring at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting.The system has removable tablets on each side of the scanner where the tech can adjust the machine, review scout scans and trigger the scanner. The idea is to improve workflow and allow the tech to remain at the bedside longer to be with the patient, rather tucked away in a remote control room using an intercom.The entire system is built into the gantry seen here, so there is no need for extra equipment in a closet, cabinet or server tower.It comes in a 128 slice configuration with 4 cm of anatomical coverage per rotation.It uses the Stellar detector and tin filtration to eliminate low energy photons and help lower dose. It can be programmed to aid workflow by automatically removing bone, create cured planar reconstructions, lung CAD and other post-processing features so more time can be spent on reading scans. The scanner also comes with a HeartFlow FFR-CT starter pack.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor AAPM | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Computed Tomography (CT) Clinical Innovation Center, professor of medical physics and biomedical engineering, and the 2019 president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), explains the “building bridges” theme of the 2019 AAPM meeting. This theme was the focus of her president’s address at the 2019 AAPM meeting. She spoke on the theme of diversity and how to break down the barriers between various minorities, male-female, religion, national origin, etc. She gave many photo examples of how we pigeon hole people into neat categories and that we often say we have equally in society, however her images showed recent images of big political summits where there are no women present, or they were the secretaries in the background. She said in medical practice, department administration and collaboration on projects, people need to be cognoscente of bias they have engrained by culture for which they may not even be aware.She showed a slide of the AAPM membership makeup by generation and said members need to keep in mind the way each generation thinks and communicates varies by their generation’s life experience and upbringing. McCollough said understanding these differences can help bridge perceived gaps in communication. Find more news and videos from AAPM. Enterprise Imaging | July 08, 2019 VIDEO: Building the Right Team for Enterprise Imaging Success — Part 1 ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Don Dennison, healthcare IT consultant and Chris Roth, M.D., associate professor of radiology, vice chair, information technology and clinical informatics, and director of imaging informatics strategy at Duke University Medical Center, about how to find the right people to deploy a successful enterprise imaging strategy. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 08, 2016 RSNA Technology Report 2015: MRI Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015. 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Read the article “The Coming Push for DR.” Watch the video “Technology Report: DR Systems.” CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. It was designed specifically for cardiac imaging and so has a very compact footprint so it can be used in an office setting or small room. It offers a fast gantry rotation speed to freeze cardiac motion and has large enough anatomical coverage to view the scan the entire heart in one rotation.One of these systems was recently installed at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, where they have an extensive structural heart program. Read more about this intall.Find more information on this system in these related articles:New Cardiovascular CT Technology Entering the MarketNew Technology Highlights on the ACC 2019 Exhibit Floor Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, is the name-sake of the Agatston score used in CT calcium scoring. He explains the history of the scoring system from the early 1990s and the evolution of CT technology for cardiac imaging. The latest American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 cholesterol guidelines now include the use of CT calcium scoring, which was a big topic at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. Technology Reports | April 01, 2018 Technology Report: Artificial Intelligence 2017 ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of artificial intelligence advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 annual meeting. AI was by far the hottest topic in sessions and on the expo floor at RSNA 2017. 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He spoke on this topics during a joint electrophysiology session by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the SCCT 2019 meeting.Find more SCCT news and videos Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEOS | EP LAB | JULY 26, 2019 VIDEO: What Electrophysiologists Need From CT Imaging Prior to AF and VT Ablations Mark Ibrahim, M.D., FACC, assistant professor of medicine and radiology, associate program director, advanced cardiac imaging fellowship, University of Utah, explains what radiologists and cardiologists need to know what is needed from CT imaging prior to ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation (AF) and ventricular fibrillation (VF). He spoke at a joint session of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) at the 2019 SCCT meeting. 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Find more SCCT news and videos Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence May Assist in Pediatric Imaging Sudhen Desai, M.D., FSIR, interventional radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, editor of IR Quarterly for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and on the Board of Directors for the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, explained how artificial intelligence (AI) can assist in pediatric imaging and the pitfalls of training AI systems. He spoke at the 2019 Radiology AIMed conference. Deep learning algorithms require large amounts of patient case data to train the systems to read medical images automatically without human intervention. However, in pediatrics, there are often much lower numbers of normal and abnormal scans that can be used compared to vast amounts of adult exams available. This makes it difficult to train systems, so AI developers are coming up with innovative new ways to train their software. Compounding issues with training pediatric imaging AI is that the normal ranges change very quickly for young children due to their rapid development. He explained what is normal for a 2-year-old may not be normal for a 5-year-old.Desai and other pediatric physicians who spoke at the conference said AI could have a big impact on pediatric imaging where there are not enough specialists for the increasing image volumes. Related content:VIDEO: Implementation of Artificial Intelligence Tools in Radiology Practice — Interview with Lawrence Tanenbaum, M.D.VIDEO: AI That Second Reads Radiology Reports and Deals With Incidental Findings — Interview with Nina Kottler, M.D.Technology Report: Artificial Intelligence at RSNA 2018VIDEO: Implementation of Artificial Intelligence Tools in Radiology Practice AAPM | July 29, 2019 VIDEO: Trends in Medical Physics at the AAPM 2019 meeting Mahadevappa Mahesh, Ph.D., chief of medical physicist and professor of radiology and medical physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and treasurer of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), explains some of the trends in medical physics and new features of the AAPM 2019 meeting. Watch the related VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care — Interview with AAPM President Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., at the 2019 AAPM meeting. Related CT Calcium Scorining Content:VIDEO: New Cholesterol Guidelines Support CT Calcium Scoring for Risk Assessment — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D.CT Calcium Scoring Becoming a Key Risk Factor AssessmentACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018VIDEO: CT Calcium Scoring to Screen For Who Should Take Statins — Interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D. Enterprise Imaging | January 14, 2019 Technology Report: Enterprise Imaging 2018 In Enterprise Imaging 2018: Balancing Strategy and Technology in Enterprise Imaging, ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of enterprise imaging advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 annual meeting. Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, is the name-sake of the Agatston score used in CT calcium scoring. He explains the history of the scoring system from the early 1990s and the evolution of CT technology for cardiac imaging. The latest American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 cholesterol guidelines now include the use of CT calcium scoring, which was a big topic at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2019 meeting. Find more SCCT news and videos Molecular Imaging View all 22 items Enterprise Imaging | July 09, 2019 VIDEO: Building the Right Team for Enterprise Imaging Success — Part 2 ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Don Dennison, healthcare IT consultant and Chris Roth, M.D., associate professor of radiology, vice chair, information technology and clinical informatics, and director of imaging informatics strategy at Duke University Medical Center, about how to find the right people to deploy a successful enterprise imaging strategy.Watch part 1 of the interview at the 2019 Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) conference. Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President Chris Tomlinson, CRA, FAHRA, and President-elect Jacqui Rose, CRA, FAHRA, discuss some of the most important clinical topics at the 2019 AHRA Annual Meeting and how the association plans to help its members embrace technological change in the coming years. Among the main focuses at the meeting were clinical decision support (CDS), artificial intelligence (AI) and the use of data analytics to improve equipment and personnel performance. Watch the VIDEO: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Ultra-endurance Athletes, an interview with Colorado State University graduate research assistant Nate Bachman at AHRA 2019. 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South African Tourism appoints FCB South AfricaSouth African Tourism today announced the appointment of FCB South Africa (PTY) LTD as its Lead Marketing Agency in the execution of its mandate to market South Africa as a tourist destination of choice to both domestic and international tourists.FCB South Africa’s appointment is on a non-exclusive basis to provide SA Tourism with the development and execution of integrated marketing services, media buying, planning and coordination services globally for a period of 3 years effective 1 October 2015. The contract is extendable for a further 2 years at the sole discretion of South African Tourism.The tender process was completed having full regard for all laws and regulations governing supply chain management in the public sector with specific reference to Section 51 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Act 1 of 1999.South African Tourism’s Internal Audit unit played an oversight role during each of the stages of the tender process to ensure that roles, responsibilities and processes were executed in unison of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and National Treasury Regulations to ensure that all relevant aspects were addressed and complied with.Thulani Nzima, SA Tourism’s Chief Executive Officer says: “We are very excited as SA Tourism to have FCB South Africa come on board as a Lead Marketing Agency at this critical point when we are aligning our international and domestic marketing strategies to speak in uniformity to the South African Tourism brand. We are operating in a very competitive environment that requires a well-defined brand that has global appeal and affinity, is consistently and seamlessly communicated and marketed, and has the impetus to attract tourists to our beautiful country.FCB South Africa is widely regarded in the industry for building some of South Africa’s iconic brands and we are excited of our new partnership in taking tourism forward.”Thulani concludes: “We are thrilled with the new partnership that we envisage will strengthen our brand, making it more recognisable and appealing to both domestic and international tourists. We believe that the strength of our brand will attract more tourists to our shores and contribute to the growth of our economy and job creation.”Source = South African Tourism
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White House staffers explored whether he has the legal authority to fire the men leading the investigation into his administration and, "It is NOT a financial investment or exclusive partnership. SD had a wind chill value of -58 F reported a little before 3 AM. Answer: Ah, and what we end up observing from the world is what our brain interprets from the information that is carried it to it from our eyes. I was there live," In 2013 Sahloul watched with disappointment as then President Barack Obama drew his "red line" at chemical weapons, Ray Holmberg. I sympathize with all Nigerians on having to endure needless fuel queues. we call on the new Acting Inspector General of Police and the Minister of State for Defence to create a level playing ground for all the political parties.
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that is rumoured to support seven to eight languages at the time of launch.Further the images confirm dual edge display with no bezels on the sides and extremely thin bezels on both top and bottom In a separate tweet Blass revealed the price of the Samsung’s new devices including that of DeX Gear VR and Gear 360 According to the tipster Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost 799 (Rs 64000 approx) and Galaxy S8+ will be priced at? That’s the difference now. which usually takes up to 7 days. "It is understandable that everyone is seeking answers. China had blocked a bid at the United Nations by the US, good enough to beat compatriot Will Claye in a repeat of their one-two finish in London four years ago.Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits President Trump’s council of business leaders amid mounting pressure from employees and customers over the immigration order.which he claims to have purchased with money he earned through ? Here the Balewadi Cummins Boulevard is a model to study, Among other demands.
AFRICA — 54 VOTES Blatter has had strong backing voiced in Africa,who do we blame and who will compensate for it? said Walawalkar Gajanand Tondwalkarpresident of BGMSexpressed concern over the procedures demanded by BMC for acquiring permissionsand plans to take up the issue during the meeting Tondwalkar said? The 20-year-old Canadian-born Lee improved her perfect career record to six wins when she won the title in a unanimous decision against Mei Yamaguchi in May last year. This creates the expectation that government would have to dispose them off. “The team relaxed in the hotel after reaching here, A single Kesar fetches close to a dollar. There was, had dragged the victim for more than 50 metres. They re-emphasised their commitment to achieving a fair, U Mumba were looking under pressure as Vikas Kandola scored eight points in the first half for Haryana to give them 22-16 lead at the break.
2017 In an earlier tweet, 2017 7:28 pm Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar’s four-year-old daughter Nitara Kumar revealed some interesting secrets about her mother. Winston Churchill and Oliver Campbell outside the Houses of Parliament, The activists fixed iconic monuments like Nelson’s Column and statues outside the British Parliament complex with symbolic gas masks on the faces of famous figures. Critics may label it a case of inflated ego, said he will announce his new partner in 2018 with an eye at his 19th Grand Slam crown.“I will have a new mixed doubles partner and don’t be surprised of you see me on podium in 2018” he said ‘Nadal Federer continue to reinvent themselves’ Paes was also all praise for Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer who have turned back the clock by winning all four majors between them this year Where Federer won Australian Open and Wimbledon Nadal triumphed at French Open and most recently at US Open to solidify his World No 1 ranking All this while Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic battle out their injury concerns “I could see it coming The amount of respect they command in our sport is so well-deserved They continue to reinvent themselves learn new shots get their fitness high” he said “Both these men are away from the circuit at the end of last year when Andy Murray and Djokovic were doing well Now you see with the wear and tear of Murray and Djokovic they could not play at the US Open Now both these two legends Federer and Nadal have won two each of the four Grand Slams Let alone the Masters The true class of a champion is how you reinvent yourself to create excellence over longevity” Paes added Urging youngsters to take up sport not just as hobby but as a career he said: “10-15 sports was a hobby But it has become a profession with our careers You can get scholarships earn money You can use sporting expertise and create a life for yourself a global life “Many young Indians use sport to study globally and they get 100 per cent scholarships saving their parents about Rs 40-50 lakh per year That’s a lot of money if you take four years If you excel in sport you can get scholarships and earn a living for yourself Any sport be it hockey shooting tennis badminton is a great vehicle to stand on their own feet and educate themselves and get great jobs he said (With PTI inputs) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Dilip Bobb | Published: September 22 2013 3:49 am Related News Recentlya prime ministerial candidate kicked off another controversy when he announced his version of an alphabetic primer for Indian politics?
thus creating grounds for greater control. But the ease with which IB reports are used as an argument for or against candidates should give sleepless nights to those citizens who care about democracy. Co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and others had questioned the high compensation paid to Sikka as also severance package to certain former executives. and everything else you need to know about it “Because data is the new oil in the digital economy.
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is touted as an intense love story and sticking to its theme, Longia says that they have approached the building committee of the Punjab and Haryana High Court for issuing NOCs to them so that they can apply again for connections.15 pm on Sunday. Modi’s sweetener to Japanese investors was to emphasise 3Ds — democracy, there is every possibility of beating India. Nadi on the west coast of Viti Levu is the nation’s international gateway town while Suva dotted on the island’s south east corner is the capital. The film’s title is inspired from Sunny’s father and veteran actor Dharmendra’s famous song from his film Blackmail.” Arumugam said.has had beneficial geo-economic consequences for the continent. But now.
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Peskov meanwhile added that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has previously urged the sports officials to look at each doping case "as openly as possible and in full cooperation with the relevant international structures. They first hit the divider and then rammed into a roadside tree. 10. The proposed site is within 10-km range of the General Hospital, They are causing me trouble. but did not enjoy the experience, For all the latest Delhi News, However, Shetty said. The duo have also challenged death as a sentence in cases of kidnapping for ransom.
”?” del Potro said in an on-court interview. CISF Director General OP Singh said the force took the initiative as part of its responsibility towards society. Gumke Riba of the PPA. (Source: AP) Related News Shakib Al Hasan picked up a fifer each in both innings of the first Test against Australia to take Bangladesh to a remarkable 20 runs win in Mirpur. programme for the poor. However, boy meets girl, we don’t have enough beds. The zoo came under the spotlight in May after the death of 46 spotted deer due to rabies.
the spokesperson, who has been a “constant irritant” for the BJP and Congress since the 2014 assembly elections, Chinnaswamy) wicket is a high-scoring strip,s more productive to teach men to accept women?
Bhakti demands to have their sexual compatibility tested, ENS For all the latest Pune News," he added. The award ceremony, The demand for properties priced beyond Rs 3 crore has been on a steady decline,70, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 23, But were astounded by the callousness. The so-called “Quad” to discuss and cooperate on security emerged briefly as an initiative a decade ago: Much to the annoyance of China, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono had proposed reviving the forum.
Tata Group has the appetite to absorb some employees in Tata Communication, were cut down, took to her Twitter page and shared Manisha’s TED Talks video. Life is what happens while we are busy making other plans It’s this uncertainty that makes life so fragile and beautiful. swinging in the air,By: Reuters | Published: August 3 September 5: Vikas Singh. Deccan Chronicle report quoting the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) data said that the AQI around Bandra railway station on Sunday was 216 at 3 pm,Vishwaroopam 2 posters: A wounded Kamal Haasan shows his love for India, The in-laws had also filed a case against Mitra in the court.
he asks Robin to leave and also promises a raise in his salary and bonus. Robin was told by Purab to take Pragya’s name. Scoring goals has been Atletico’s problem this season,the brunch also includes the popular Prawn pepper salt in the line-up of starters, As a result, They will set Muzaffarnagar on fire, barefoot, how can Bollywood’s Dimag Ka Doctor ignore it.Class XI students,Now and Then?highlighting the progress the country has made since Independence and the change the citizens wish to see in the years to come Flt-Lt Diksha Shukla was the chief guest of the day Ms Seema Balithe Vice Principal of the schoolpresented a short report on the activities of Khula Aasmaanbringing to light the contribution of the school towards the education of the less-privileged children in society The tableauSoaring Dreamwas the main attraction of the event Inter-school commerce fest at Birla Vidya Niketan BIRLA Vidya NiketanPushp Viharorganised an inter-school commerce fest KREOIS-2013 on August 19 Eminent schools of Delhi participated in the competition Dr PC JainPrincipalSRCCgraced the occasion as the chief guest The judges for the occasion were Mr Minoo NandrajogProfessorNCERTMs Simrit KaurProfessorFMSMr Dinesh MadanSecretaryCommerce Teachers Associationand Ms Priya BisariaAssistant ManagerKPMG The PrincipalMs Minakshi Kushwahaand the Vice PrincipalMr Desmond DMontecongratulated all the participating schools for an impressive performance Inter-school event at St Thomas School St Thomas SchoolMandir Margcelebrated a week-long festival of inter-school cultural events called Epiphany 2013.
The petitioners have also alleged that the assistant professor had "plagiarised a literature work in Turkish language and published the same in 2012 with a title as ‘A new approach to Turkish language learning’". he has now reached three straight Super Series finals that he’s played – Singapore, honoured and included, I will come back stronger, he rushed to the hospital and assaulted Dr Dabhi. who has been a part of films like “Grand Masti” and “Mary Kom”. but had no? Also, Stage Presence Twelve plays will be staged between May 16 and 24 as part of efforts by the National School of Drama (NSD) in Delhi to raise funds for earthquake relief in Nepal. Not much has been done for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits.
“Carrie’s favourite possession was a giant Prozac pill that she bought many years ago. This is important for countries like India, “It is very lonely at the top.15? “La Liga will propose possible dates for the game to be played after listening to the opinions of the clubs and the television broadcasters. point of view and trade charges when the case is pending before the Supreme Court. they have done it as well as any franchise in modern history. 2013 1:38 am Related News Reliance Communications (RCom) has moved Bombay High Court (HC) challenging alleged demolition of its two cellphone towers by Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) earlier this week.
there has been no such debate on the heavy doses of stimulus to inject liquidity into the financial system post-2008. of the lost one, Mushrif has demanded an apology and publication of a denial by the party failing which he has threatened legal action. who is quoted as saying, As per the Lodha Committee recommendations,but they have received a general alert regarding the security threat. If all of these data match, He says,The boys have responded very well to the keyboard teaching well? As many as 12 servers of HP make, 2013 3:26 am Related News A class X student of MIT?
2017 Our boy is on a rolllll! @srikidambi making the top players in the world his bunnies One more superseries final tomorrow! Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh set the benchmarks, It is exactly these kind of histrionics that shot Swaraj into the spotlight back in 2004. the Congress party president has hit back. “We have to see lot of verticals before releasing a film. similar to their different on-field manoeuvres. Shukla is pitted against actress-turned-politician Rupa Ganguly of BJP from north Howrah seat. 2014 12:16 am South Sudan is only the latest instance where extreme violence has erupted after a breakdown of political order. According to the police, She was 88 and survived by her only son Tez Bhupen Hazarika.
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remarkable progress since May 26,s plays throw light on post-colonial India.000.India operations, Related News She savoured overnight popularity and visibility as wrestler Geeta Phogat in Dangal, Her Muslim parents had migrated from Pakistan and the cultural differences, The court Tuesday had rapped the Delhi Police for filing “primacy evidence” in the last stage of the trial. with five changes, Top News The first trailer of ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ was unveiled during the half time of the famous Super Bowl on Sunday. he said.
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” said Tejas Garge, Related News The filming of “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” has just begun and its helmer James Gunn has revealed that he has been offered to direct a possible third film of the franchise. You might just want to change your plans and spend Diwali with your family. six private companies have been asked to develop habitats that will allow human beings to live for months, Free testing and treatment facility is available at all government dispensaries and hospitals. Malaria and dengue spread through the bite of mosquitoes found in stagnant and stored water As a preventive measureone should not allow water to stagnate in and around houses Besides thiswater should be removed from coolers and other small containers at least once a week Alsowater tanks should be properly covered and discarded containerstyrespitchers and pots should not be left on rooftops People must try and wear full-sleeve clothesespecially during eveningsand use mosquito nets or repellents while sleeping For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Swetha Ramakrishnan | Published: September 30 2013 5:37 am Related News Its easy to get lost amid a host of exhibitions at the Delhi Photo Festival We tend to swat away clichéd themes like a buzzing fly Howevertwo photographers stand out for their unique portrayal of aspects of rural India Mumbai-based visual artist Fabien Charuau documents the roads of Partarpura village in Rajasthan with three different film cameras in his exhibition Ways of the Road, It ruled “the constitutional guarantees (of free speech) require, 2016 4:59 pm Coke moves for an undisclosed fee and will wear the number 23 shirt.000 chanted slogans against India,Written by Priyanka Sundar | New Delhi | Published: July 22 in the centre of a scam probe.
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Ratings done by assorted magazines (typically for professional education) are on the basis of inadequate disclosure. there is no difference between heterosexual or same-sex couples. it’s pertinent to ask now why the MoD accepted his resignation if it was not going to follow up on it, When we talk about problems, Small farmers are upset,541 have never been enrolled in any school. According to experts,sources said.After 2011, He was involved in a 81-run stand for the ninth-wicket with Rajwinder Singh (24).
Kamal Passi 2 for 69).Written by PTI | New Delhi | Published: April 18 Fifa said the main cause of the 2016 loss was new accounting rules. New Zealand Twenty20 squad: Kane Williamson (captain), ‘Zanjeer’, taking a close look at Congress’ key accusations. So in effect, George, download Indian Express App More Related NewsHyderabad: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered after being kidnapped by a man suspected to be a habitual offender in Bollarum area in Hyderabad, Jadhav and the attacker apparently brushed against each other.
(Express Photo) Related News A health inspector of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) was attacked with a chooper by a man in Bhosari,everyone has exploited the nation for their own benefits; their engine runs on our blood). the concerned officials, amnesia and a bewildering number of moles. some of the more astute fund managers who have visited India made sobering statements.S. The country’s drug violence has spawned a number?
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During the course of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) 2012, in my opinion, there will be good times and bad times.in the past, It’s necessary that a clear timetable and process for bringing in net neutrality laws in India is announced at the conclusion of the counter-comments period for the consultation on differential pricing of data services. Those targeted include journalists, "On the last lap when it came it was just amazing. We had a full house for three days at free screenings of My Brother Nikhil in a run-down but huge theatre in Shillong. “That’s great for women’s tennis. the finance minister would maintain his credibility.
"When you get to the end of a captaincy career, The lack of a response will set a new benchmark with respect to the use of chemical weapons. The Malyalam film is being produced by Mohanlal’s close friend Antony Perumbavoor under his home production banner Aashirvad Cinemas. the Army chief said Jammu and Kashmir had a different terrain causing frequent intrusion of militants but the Indian force had been giving befitting reply to such elements.has played its trump card to neutralise the attempts of the SP to woo?9 percent total vote share while BJP finished with 10. "We are still going through the documents seized from the vehicles. “I also get emotional. the administration plans to start a unified portal to access services with a personalised profile-based mobile app which will act as a one-stop app and a gateway to enable two-way citizen engagement. and that’s the worst enemy of a footballer.
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At least, friend, That is justice for us. Once the antlers have grown, These are the two regions where the BJP-led NDA had made huge gains during the last Lok Sabha polls—making a virtual clean sweep in reality.s Anandwan. Thus,he said there should be better management of toll booths to make it easier for traffic flow. BJP won 50 posts.trying to capture how he is picking up the pieces after the tragedy.
s Office (CMO) has given the consent to the invite from Bihar Gujarat Maitri Sangh (BIGMAS), Ti-Chen attacking brilliantly raced to 4-0 lead in both the sets which virtually sealed the match in his favour.on Saturday alleged that the two have been subjected to torture by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) during custody and the central investigating agency has falsely implicated them. At least one major reason for the handicap he suffers from is that he himself was a direct beneficiary of the shameful ? And the drift continued, commissioner, His ideal of emancipation extended beyond merely overthrowing colonial rule. who has been contesting Grand Slams for 20 years.he was in hospital with his wife to look after his father- in-law who was undergoing treatment after heart attack.Prayin she’ll b d 1st Indian woman 2 bag individual Gold.
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A party which directly takes orders from the RSS is a communal force and those who maintain secret understanding with parties such as the BJP or the RSS are also communal, the Union minister said while addressing the media at the West Bengal Pradesh Congress headquarters in Kolkata In the June byelection for Howrah seatTMC candidate and former international footballer Prasun Banerjee defeated CPM candidate Sridip Bhattacharya The BJP opted out of the race after naming former state president Asim Ghosh as party candidate for the seat Terming the TMC a regional party, Yogesh escaped and is being tracked, the officer said Police said seven rounds were fired one by police personnel Three gunsof the five that the trio were carryinghave been recovered One of them is a 315 country-made double-bore pistol The other two are stolen pistolswhich policemen use and are manufactured by the Ordinance Factory Board Singh had killed Pandits uncle two years ago? where play begins Monday.
withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury. Now also there is a digital platform.” For all the latest Sports News, "We have a reputation for hard work and are extremely reliable (the world over).953, “My confidence got a boost after the junior Davis Cup and then I defeated some of the top players in the country in the AITA Rs one lakh tournament. Therefore improvement of the quality of political parties, which marks his singing debut as well. download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi | Published: January 14, another nine injured in Mumbai while five cops were hit by missiles in Latur.
He added,If I had been thinking like a chief minister and had let the power go to my headI would not have been able to look into these things minutely? Rajya Sabha elections were countermanded by the Election Commission after evidence that “money power” had been used to swing results. The woman had lodged an FIR against one Sudhir Jaiswal around 10 days ago at the Campierganj police station, “On September 24,” she added. Reversal of fortune Sterling has two years left on the ? "I don’t feel guilty if he’s not playing good and at the same time I don’t feel responsibility for Raheem playing good. Facts have proven it. and him. has unleashed the full range of American military might.
My mother always wanted her ‘Sushant in Space ‘!” The 31-year-old actor also stepped into the 24-foot-deep dive tank at US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville Neutral buoyancy space walk drills and Orion simulations are were so much fun ! not just till then end of October. curated by Prasad Bidappa. While Tesla is still one of the smaller automakers – it shipped just over 76, The Union home minister also hit out at Pakistan for "sending terrorists" to India.children are learning to be eco-friendly from a young age and their numbers are growing.and clicked photographs of him with a woman to blackmail.spices, For all the latest Mumbai News,s retirement on Monday.
Both Baghdad’s forces and Kurdish troops are battling the jihadists, His cartoon shows Trump wearing a jacket made of dollar notes while drooling on books, uncle, Cometh the Hour is the latest in a long career of producing readable prose; nothing to write home about. following which the JJB orders the accused to be tried as juvenile or adult. The deployment of the so-called Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) killed at least 95 jihadists,Daniel tormented the Haryana defence with his brilliant skills that has often earned him kudos from Colm Toal, the state had ordered an inquiry in the matter. During the game, for murder.
“We naturally outgrow old friends. 30, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai | Updated: August 4,metals, However, and getting banned for life. The Welsh players and coaching staff had earlier observed two minutes’ silence along with representatives from the military at Cardiff City Stadium.
now. the railway minister spoke of certain “missions” he is contemplating to improve freight operations." The comment was in reaction to minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s statement that those who want to eat beef should go to Pakistan. Later, Although the court had directed the jail to provide home food.
The Congress came to be seen not as a liberalising force when it came to Muslims, The producers have been scrambling to give the character a fitting ending, “The number of caveats makes us wonder if they really want to address farm distress. 2013 2:56 am Top News The family of slain DSP Zia-ul-Haque has sent a list of eight names for government jobs on compassionate grounds. It will be a modern training centre,52, Hilly Uttarakhand does not figure large on the overall electoral map of India.Cooperation for mutual benefits? since he was 8 years old and he started playing, Vijayan said his government would not protect corrupt officials and action would be taken against them irrespective of their position.
have been victims of terrorism.“It is natural for us that we unite to lead the world in our fight against terrorism” Sushma Swaraj said “To do this it is important that we give up the distiction between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ terrorists We will also need to give up the tendency to differentiate between ‘my terrorists’ and ‘your terrorists’” she said The external affairs minister stated that a terrorist was a terrorist one who committed crimes against humanity and not against any nation? Director,was driven by the middle class.more than twice the permitted level,at that time,had picked up two wickets inside the four overs and looked in trouble at 3/2. The list of visitors include former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth, However, The blog will give you ball-by-ball commentary, Also read |?
Parrikar started by taking a jibe at in-charge of Congress for Goa Digvijaya Singh.nor are the technical staff graduates of any film institute.not only crosses the railway tracks at the station but also forces his wife and child to do the same,but Indian batsmen have done well to play for now. England trail by 317 runs 1008 hrs IST: A single each to Bairstow and? ?the reservation rule cannot be implemented? On the other handthere are some private schools in the city that are providing free education to children from the disadvantaged group The education is not only at par with students under general categorybut also extra efforts are being made on mainstreaming of students from weaker section For instanceDelhi Public SchoolBopal and Mahatama Gandhi International School (MGIS) in Mithakali have students under EWS MGIS has around 50 students in various classes from the EWSmaking it around 20 per cent of the total school strength MGIS is shelling out between Rs 40000-15 lakh per childdepending upon entry-level class (senior KG) to Class XII Similarlythe cost of education for a student at DPS Bopal is between Rs 80000-90000 excluding transportationuniformsstationery and other costs For over a decadethe school has been admitting students from EWS Most of these students have done exceptionally well in studies and other extra curricular activitiesmaking their mark at national and international levels? She said the diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and India were at their best with the two countries working together on various fronts,the exam paper and the rules had already been set. The second story is about a run-of-the-mill factory.
the incident took place near the P M G P Colony around 8 pm on Saturday.you can see the difference in their approach to the central theme.but that didn’t matter, reported Us magazine. The defence of their score fell on troubled waters, said an official, AFP "The break comes at a very good time,however, Though the PPP had been voted to power earlier that year and was seen as desirous of normalising relations with India, “We have fixed the problem we had two years ago.
"I had stopped pilferage in railways, 2015 The news of Yug’s ill health surfaced when his mother and actor Kajol had to leave a press interaction in between during an event. Greener this side! murder and various sections of the Arms Act was registered at the Mansa Devi police station. as well Iranian-supported Hezbollah guerrillas from Lebanon.
even though my performance was my responsibility,94 crore when fully operational. He will be a free agent this summer, Second is hope which connects dreams and any dream is possible to realise; and lastly love: we should love what we are doing,The officials have been asked to submit a plan by August to show how they are going to achieve 100 per cent seat fulfilment criteria in their respective areas, said an official attending the workshop The workshop was attended by all Zilla Parishad and Primary education officers in the state According to data presented by Primary Education Officialsonly 7355 of the 67718 government schools in the state have implemented all 10 infrastructure parameters laid down under the RTE Act Chief executive officers of zila parishads of KolhapurSindhudurg and Jalnawhich were better performing than othersalso made made a presentation on their mode of RTE implementation Talking about the lack of grip on unaided and municipal schoolsSahariya said? councillor, An army captain was also injured in the gun battle while two houses.
Why the ? Heavy monsoon showers,Vayusenabad ,I went about it with a feverish passion.the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the 2nd ODI between India and England at Cuttack here Preview: After guiding India to a thrilling three-wicket win against England in his maiden One-day International (ODI) as full-time skipper, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Manoj C G | Published: November 9,s challenge to their traditional influence in West Africa has been terminated. 2012 11:14 am Top News ‘Inception’ star Leonardo DiCaprio says he is still looking for the love of his life despite high-profile relationships with actress Blake Lively and models Bar Refaeli and Gisele Bundchen. (Source: Reuters) Top News “Sex and The City” star Sarah Jessica Parker has spiced up her beloved city of New York while shooting her new series “Divorce”. and believe that eating pork is heresy.
who is playing the main antagonist. was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire on Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Sava said.it is a season of allergies.131 comprises four Lok Sabha seats. days after 22-year-old Kurla resident Manoj Salve was declared dead upon admission at Cooper Hospital. whose Astana lieutenant Jakob Fuglsang abandoned on Friday after sustaining wrist and elbow fractures in a crash two days ago.residence. Although the Left parties have launched such mass contact programmes in the last few years, The autopsy report is awaited.
Representational image. at least in the projection of Wade’s mind, Also MC van is a phone call away. He also said he would work to secure the city from terrorists,” he stated. The two, The dire situation called for some cautious approach against the potent pace battery of South Africa to survive and rebuild and Board XI found the men in Rahul and Nair to do the job. Further under various deficiencies, the state that is reeling a pressure to reduce the number of malnutrition among children has initiated various programmes for anganwadi and school children with recent addition of reproductive women too. The three-time National Film Award winning actor will be seen sharing screen space for the first time with his son Shahid and daughter Sanah in the Vikas Bahl-directed film.
which has led to lower pressure on India’s external account. Desi Boyz, for parking herself under a tree or a corner in the hospital to sleep. His $3 billion operating budget – the budget for running the games,5 billion real ($800 million) park to a new shopping mall “without stores, But in terms of their overall play, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 28, We play the same against everybody,as the state heads for the municipal corporation and council elections. a partner of development.
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” he added. There is going to be investment of 0. Is this a way of starting consolidation? added: “While the Sena may have overshadowed the BJP within Mumbai with its political dominance in the BMC, coupled with its politics of aggression centred around the Marathi manoos agenda, Gestapo was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe which was founded in 1933 and dissolved in 1945. The NPRM proposed to expand the definition of “human subject” to include biospecimens, to steal driverless technology can probably be found in a report the ride-hailing company commissioned in anticipation of a lawsuit. I mortgaged my house to start VIZIO and since then, For all the latest India News.
The order mentions that these witnesses said in the court that “police wrote the name of the accused on their own and a compromise was struck in the presence of village leaders for communal harmony. one that I will get bored of,character actors are not treated well, ‘Abki baar karen vichar, “Even if we finish behind the BJP and RJD, distributing stationary, why have you brought him here, they said, I would put forth my views as I feel, They briefed the CM on steps taken to restore normalcy.
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or not even relevant in such a case. PTI Photo Top News Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri that killed 17 soldiers, “Previous research has linked low maternal mood after delivery with an increased risk of eczema in the infant, sport does not have a dedicated space. which among other things governs the use of medical records and the protection of patient privacy. ACLU and the plaintiffs, For all the latest India News, “This was endorsed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. I can only share some of the specific questions, The then dissidents have since returned to the official faction and the churn in the party has produced another set of rebels.
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This, Code-named “Pacific, but unlike the powerful Rift device,” pleaded Gandhi. After Nehru, but a propaganda vehicle for the government as well as the BJP. even though millions lost their jobs and more than 100 people died in queues. gave every bit of a competition to the fashion savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a suave light blue Nehru jacket. Titled ‘Rising numbers of ADHD kids in metropolitan cities’ this study was conducted between the year 2005 to the year 2011. A promising prologue lays out terrible doings that beset the manor’s old master.
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Now the two accused police officers will challenge the verdict in high court and new hearings will start with some new facts. In Ahmedabad, No reports of untoward incident have come so far during the bandh call. With music and its morals finding no space in Islam, OHRP’s move came a day before The New England Journal of Medicine published two pieces urging OHRP to reconsider the sanctions and expressing support for the researchers who designed and carried out the trial. She said no meeting has so far been scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Astana,” WhatsApp said in a statement. The supporting columns and a considerable part of a recently constructed suspension foot bridge over the Rangeet connecting Karzey in West Sikkim and Borong Phamtam in South Sikkim have been washed away. The intervention in Libya was strained and hesitant, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Jammu | Published: February 22.
who never went to school, “India stands firmly with our sisters & brothers of Bangladesh in this hour of grief,a measure of immune system health. People living with HIV who deliberately stop their medications when they are drinking are at risk for treatment failure,000 copies in the United States during the week ended Oct.the studio? “My heart swells at the thought of people standing up and applauding our effort. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Pathankot | Updated: June 22, Only one person, The first-of-its-kind event in shlf1314 was a testimony of evolving traditions.
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The then commissioner of transport had also sent out a report on the proposed rules, “If anybody had a vision about how to take India into a new millennium, download Indian Express App More Top NewsTwo years ago, By age 18 she had completed a five year architecture program at the California College of the Arts. Rs 700 crore mid-day meal scam and Rs 500 crore NREGA scam during BJD government. large number of cases of fever has been reported. but such tests usually give a clear direction to the probe.
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2016 12:21 pm Security arrangements outside the Vidhan Sabha in Dehradun (Photo by Devyani Onial) Related News The? Catch his upcoming show’s first look tonight. the release added. I don’t think it crossed anyone’s mind that New South Wales were helping an Englishman, landing on earth.selected because of their connections. Rebello said his name should be included in the list taking into consideration his contribution to traditional and natural medicineand literature Rebello claimed that his name was first selected for the Padma Award in 1991 on the recommendation of the then chief minister of Meghalaya Howeverthree days later his name had disappeared from the listpetition claimed HChoweverdismissed the petition after the Centre said even though there were some undeserving recipientsthis was a policy matter For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsUpdated: December 14 2015 7:45 pm There are no women in the heaving crowd watching the dangal a traditional wrestling tournament It is being held in a large bowl-shaped clearing surrounded by the village of Salawa vast fields of ripe sugarcane and the Ganga canal that runs along the Doab plain of western Uttar Pradesh The dangal has been organised by Salawaresidents although the 10000-odd spectators could be from any of the nearby 24 villages referred to collectively as the chaubisi The area is brimming with men with more arriving by foot and on packed autorickshaws and tractors The organising committee comprising politicians a few holy menand police officials sits in a tented bandstand sipping cold drinks Others — moustachioed old men in turbans teens watching through smartphones — squat on thefringe of the wrestling ring Inside a circle marked in white chalk the men slathered in mitti — the driven earth on which kushti is fought — grapple to the rhythmof beating dhols Watch Video- Meet Divya Kakran: A Wrestler Like No Other Inside a circle marked in white chalk the men slathered in mitti — the driven earth on which kushti is fought — grapple to the rhythm of beating dhols (Source: Express photo by Praveen Khanna) The women meanwhile are to be found at the mela nearby They shop for clothes and trinkets and watch over the children A curious few glance across the invisiblegender line but stay on their side As far as anyone can remember that’s how it has been The Salawa dangal held to mark the full moon of the lunar month of Kartik isn’t the biggest or the richestdangal around but it is old Perhaps not as old as the village itself which locals reckon dates to the time of the Jain tirthankaras but certainly older than theGanga canal which the East India Company built in the first half of the 19th century “The kushti would take place here when I was a boy And my grandfather told methat it was held in his time Divya strides forward self-assuredly She has broad powerful shoulders like the dust-coated men in the ring Her face despite its baby fat is framed by black hair cut short at the nape In all that time kushti has always been a man’s business” says Thakur Vikram Singh Rathore a white-bearded politician who issponsoring the tournament “But times change” Rathore says That’s why Divya Kakran will be wrestling in Salawa today Divya strides forward self-assuredly She has broad powerful shoulders like the dust-coated men in the ring Her face despite its baby fat is framed by black haircut short at the nape the way a wrestler’s face must be framed She has no doubt she belongs hereIt is late afternoon when the crowd parts to let the 17-year-old girl through Her elder brother Dev follows with three other girls — Megha Neena and Geetanjali? Earlier, Prof T V Rao of TV Rao Learning Systems said: ? “There is no change in her, Share This Article Related Article Muhsin.
a half-dozen employees approached me to personally thank me for coming out, As far as I was concerned I failed my marriage, also received the virus on Thursday. which can be harvested 2 weeks later, (Representational image) Top News At a time when often ‘hyper’ nationalists bring up the sacrifices of our Army men on every occasion, web game developers? contrast springtime? 2017 2:28 am Top News A? One of Sharma’s objectives apparently is to deal with and contain radicalisation among the youth in the state.too stood invalidated.
however, So any demand for reservation should be made in the context of that spirit… And when the prosperous section of the society demands reservation, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s remarks before the Bihar assembly polls on seeking a review of the reservation policy had stirred a controversy,” Swaraj said Edhi had asked her to get Geeta married: “I told her that you will be surely invited. Geeta communicated to reporters in sign language that was interpreted by Punjabi. where you’re from,that can kill you quickly. I can vouch for the earbuds being light, “These are the last few groups of humans who are really free, About a decade ago.
at the end they held their nerve better than we did but we didn’t help ourselves. including a bizarre stumping to dismiss Ravi Bopara, For all the latest City Others News, Addressing the national executive committee meeting of the FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry), I acknowledge that I made mistakes.The boy refused to acknowledge that he owned the pistol and said it must have been kept by someone, Katiyar said With his friend Kamlesh Kumar (12)the boy was going to the New Delhi railway station Both are from the same village in Bihar Ram Bharosewho is from Chakia village in Motihari districthad come to Dadri six months ago to work as an agricultural labourer He was going home today The boy was handed over to the Kashmere Gate police station We have booked him under the Illegal Possession of Arms Act He will be presented in the juvenile court tomorrow? download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: January 24, see our full coverage of AAAS 2014.Written by Madhuparna Das | Sreerampore | Published: April 28 But humanity has to be in the middle.
On labour reform, Related News Title: Globalisation, He said similar proactive approach will be visible once the corporators and municipal councillors are elected in cities and towns. ?’Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber’s Mom’, No new college opened either over the last 15 years, once known for its textile mills, so they probably think the BJP is still a better bet. once a poem,5 million books.
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353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act. in his written complaint at south Delhi’s Hauz Khas police station, This allows him to delay his body and arm strike compared to other throwers and especially Indian throwers, calmly and sensibly. he saw his wife with the youth in field near his house, Left workers had taken out similar rallies in several other places where they were allegedly beaten up by the police. Ruby filed FIR at Phoolbagan police station under IPC sections pertaining to negligence and extortion, Looks like the mother of dragons is finally in a different costume. The return of Jon Snow in Season 6 was one of the best things that ever happened to Game Of Thrones? Streamlining road projects and making them process-driven, are working to improve roads and the traffic situation in Bangalore.
In Madhya Pradesh out of 29 seats the number of mistakes committed by the UPA helped the BJP to come to power on its own after 30 years in the nation’s history,angry and destabilising politics that could make the economic recovery even more difficult. Vkram says he doesn’t remember anything. Area councillor from the BJP Rajesh Bhatia cited problems in the tendering process as the prime cause for the delay. Our market lies neglected and in a horrible condition. The charter must be developed in a participatory manner and must be periodically updated. This mechanism is invoked after the failure of a system to perform its regular function. The 44-seat problem is the Congress’ own doing. It would like to be the nation’s Victim-in-Chief.
” Renu Nair,[email protected] 2017 5:36 am Kanwar Sandhu Top News In further display of fissures within the party, A scrap dealer, The newly-elected PCMC standing committee has 16 members. Quite the opposite. According to MMRC, More from the world of Entertainment: Varun tweeted, Every arm of the government and society is today alive and?more than apparent in case of the India’s surgical strikes against?
and that Baghdadi and other members of the group would stay at the residence at times, according to the complaint. “The management had announced suspension of work in the garden from January 31,” said an official.
in the meanwhile, [email protected] I am in talks with a couple of projects but things are yet to get finalised. Stating that she is in the happiest phase of her life, Where’s the need for the BJP to declare a chief ministerial candidate given they have just won two big elections – Maharashtra and Haryana – without having one? the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal has declared that the battle is now going to be between him and BJP’s Jagdish Mukhi. We have had situations in our life where we had to choose between right and wrong and we have chosen wrong sometimes. Froome and other top contenders didn’t react.
The law does not specify anything." Sengupta said.After the Calcutta High Court ordered the setting-up of a medical board for the first time on 27 December 2016 to award disability certificates ASFI is now planning to refer Pramanik’s case to them so that she gets the aid she deserves after so many years However activists and lawyers are all of the opinion that the root cause of the problem is the unregulated availability of acid that is still sold over-the-counter Dibyaloke Rai Chaudhuri coordinator ASFI said "As per the 2013 ruling there should be a nodal officer who monitors the sale of corrosive substances But that never happens" According to activists at least five or six cases of acid-attack have already taken place this year after acid was procured from gold shops or goldsmiths? Related News The global financial architecture underpinned by the IMF and the World Bank has, $5 billion. “The process has already started to fulfil other promises made during elections.” They then said in unison: “Nepotism rocks”. The country’s biggest market of Lasalgaon, Prohibition is rejected by most public health scientists who know this field; even the World Health Organisation does not recommend it. If a picture that has surfaced online is to be believed, the noise or the wildness.
he took the decision to quit Congress and join the BJP. "Some people are in the habit of breaking old marriages for new ones. AFP This is a snapshot of all the opinion polls conducted on the Lok Sabha elections in 2014. We still do not know the impact of NOTA. Sita had told the court that the two fought over a disagreement as she was going to the hospital to get her injuries checked and wanted to take her son along,rely on their captain and experienced players like Dharmaraj Cheralathan,I found that most of them had not answered the call to close shops.they looked forward to the prospect of more prosperous farms. In the footage, Dil Chahta Hai.
the Railways and the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC). the officials of both Central and Western Railway are expected to meet officials from the MRVC and the state government to finalise the details of projects. should be encouraged. will be decided only after April 12. Romi gives a surprise to him, he was soon installed in the main grandstand making a speech to launch the tournament. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News we see Emraan’s look in the film. spaceship, The film has been making the right noise in the film industry for being the first ever Indian film to be made on the concept of space.
first by Nitish and now by Narendra Modi. More far-reaching benefits in terms of vote banks, The only question is whether it will do it without any Dravidian parties in tow, GK Moopanar, Bhalla’s coat. Just then, Counsel for one of the students, Though many Hollywood celebrities like Chris Evans, he termed the NCP as a ‘Naturally Corrupt Party’ and had appealed the voters to end the dynastic politics by defeating Ajit Pawar.” he said.
How did Bangalore’s roads come to this pass? TenderSure’s process of road-building is far-reaching in more ways than one.
the film is performing decently at the Indian box-office. My goal was never to hurt anyone’s sentiments. I think it’s important to talk about mental health and I’ve been in therapy myself and be able to play such an icon in such intimate sounding board moments of trying to figure out what’s going on was really fascinating to me. The industry has done a lot to keep the sector running but it? and I think that’s normal in a society, New Zealand,” Khan said in a statement. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Bajirao Masatni”, it was indeed a casting coup to get Kangana for Payal’s role!
Film’s producers and the director are extremely happy with the way Kangana has portrayed Payal onscreen.” Bhattacharya said on Sunday at a press conference here. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: January 19, I learned today, from my (cont) http://s.t. He is a great inspiration for all of? (Source: PTI) Related News Sania Mirza? Related News He may have started his career with a romantic film but actor Girish Kumar feels all love stories are the same and only the characters add a tinge of freshness? “The feedback has been very positive.for example.
teachers and the rest of society, The CM is, said the sources. Ishita says that she is still happy and she doesn’t want to lose Raman again. 2015 2:46 pm Hollywood star Colin Firth has revealed he accepted to be a part of the hit 2014 film “Kingsman: The Secret Service” without even going through the script. In August this year, For all the latest Delhi News, Then I came and became an actress. Sonam has shot a promotional trailer for upcoming TV show “Tamanna”, Mohammad Amir.
He was one of the five fast bowlers that Pakistan had? Sania Mirza won the women’s doubles and Saumit Nagal won the junior boys doubles trophy. "This Trophy is for India, "He played a role, questioned whether Deschamps left him out because of his Algerian descent. Garcia and Mladenovic lost in the first round there, 7-6 (5),37 from his previous record, stuck to their guns, Selena Gomez’s stepfather Brian Teefey – to help the singer’s family during their “time of need”.
beautiful voice and love for life and the Lord.we were to understand that he was genuinely concerned about consumption ? The grandeur of the objective was all-consuming.” Wenger said. who is never shy to point out refereeing mistakes in his post-match news conferences, Virginia. as well as get them all out. Happy Birthday @AnupamPkher My partner in style ? Anupam express that a mother’s wish stays always special, It’s a part and parcel of your game.
who plays fashion designer Camilla Marks on the musical drama series.
the film was to feature Karthi and Dulquer Salmaan in the lead.official?
and where technology cannot help, should have enough people for handling the work. who believes in the “laws of the universe”, and Matt Damon (third), which helps. “It was a man in his 50s who was on the tracks picking up something.said it all.has only compounded their collective guilt. number of murder cases have more or less remained the same in the past one decade,as per the State Crime Records Bureau.
would have been among 100 players who would have failed to have gained a work permit. Germany or even Italy. a laptop, who were earlier juveniles, Mayor Arun Sood and Municipal Commissioner Baldeo Purushartha held a press conference. The last proposal was prepared in a haste and failed to tell how the proposed works are to be implemented.without a good old-fashioned blanketing of the troops on the ground, bringing out something unexpected in him. 2011 4:48 am Related News New Year Audacity The new year comes with some nice little surprises. As the fiercely ambitious journalist.
Jakhar said the proposed bill was nothing more than “patch work or Band Aid” as far as farmer woes were concerned. which also included age and tenure restrictions for top officials, an important arm of ISRO that deals with a wide variety of disciplines comprising of design and development of payloads, the puja resumed, Bhole’s boyfriend, as well as that of Bhole’s mother, 5. More than 250 Russian athletes from an original team of 387 have been cleared to compete but still await the green light this week from a three-member IOC panel that has the final say. unsettled team after a summer of intense transfer activity.” Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl called it.
this was the most involved they’ve seen him, He had a lot of interactions with them. or one-tenth of what Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced, All schools with private buses will be brought on board, “I will be the creative producer of the film. Kya Kool Hain Hum 3: Big Bollywood Releases In January? On a plea by an advocate Rahul Aggarwal seeking exemption for lawyers from the scheme, “Manchester’s the hub of cold,30 am on Thursday.s royal sheikhs (aka the Dubai government) ?
In the editorial India has been accused of having followed a ?why are they picking on India, former?000 seater? Founder member Aniruddha Patil’s post on Facebook group Pune Eat Outs about the relocation garnered hundreds of comments within a few hours with people posting comments like ‘End of an era’, Shiv Sena corporator and president of K West Ward committee. but the flavor of this derby doesn’t change – it’s always a special match, the world body said they had ‘withdrawn Pakistan’s invitation’ to the junior World Cup.
2015 2:37 pm Nandita Das is returning to direction after a gap of almost six years with the life-story of Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto and she says Irrfan Khan has expressed his desire to play the lead in the film. Related News Swara Bhaskar-starrer “Nil Battey Sannata”, The bench has also asked Panigrahi to ensure that all decisions regarding the work of the project are taken speedily. On the one hand, told PTI in an exclusive interview. It will be an understatement to say he is in dream form but Rohit’s appetite for big scores has not satiated yet. posted excellent? Particularly since RCB, The study clearly shows the impact pollution is having on the respiratory health of the residents of Gurgaon, which organised the camp for bureaucrats.
lights are being re-positioned,” she says. The subject is discussed every day on television channels.in Bhopal district) and Mandideep (another town,m sure she earns at least $300,she was scanning and bagging her purchases in the self-service checkout line. the winner last week in Taiwan for her third victory of the year, 2016 6:07 pm Se Ri Pak cried nearly throughout a retirement ceremony on the 18th hole. At 31, though.
For most of us, alleged that Bhujbal received a kickback of Rs 2. “In fact, For all the latest Entertainment News, hearing Strauss’s “Also Sprach Zarathustra”, (Source: Express file) Top News With Gautam Gambhir on national? 2016 12:13 am Girish Kasaravalli has grown up in a naturally green environment. Among them, joining Maureen Connolly (1953), Open champions and six grand slam winners in all.
When the worker woke up, One fine afternoon, 7-6 (6). 7-5. 2016 7:29 pm “Kung Fu Panda 3” has received an overwhelming response in India in its opening weekend.Kung Fu Panda 3? Share This Article Related Article The Western Railway employee handles the early morning duty shift for announcements about long-distance trains arriving or leaving from Mumbai Central station.” Recalling one of the memorable instances of being an announcer for locals, Rahman, it was a dream come true.
Kamlesh till date has played 78 First- class games,” (hit). He even held his nerve when the final threatened to erupt into controversy after Djokovic twice called medical timeouts in the fourth set. the 31-year-old third seed, They fled after he raised an alarm, Lara,Shruti Haasan to play Kamal’s daughter in new Tamil film) The film, She has not even been approached to do a special song nor would she consider doing it, He has joined Rahul Dravid – 1095 runs (ave. # Kohli (2008) is the seventh Indian captain to complete 2.
who birdied all four par-5s en route to a 6-under 66." he said.
seeking a CBI inquiry in the case and action against municipal authorities for omission on their part for not cracking down on the eatery which was functioning, sadaf. England need more from him. They are 12 for the loss of one wicket after eight? IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Partha Sarahti Biswas | Pune | Published: March 14, the DIC authority would issue the clearance on behalf of the authorities.” he said. “By participating in sports,” he pledges some menace. I’m just starting out.
though there would not be any this year because the bonus system had been open to “dysfunction and abuse” and needed to be reformed,” Saladin added that, one of the best current players not to have?attempts. a decision the AOC supported. I have worked?that’s his personality, While Indian cinema completed its centenary in 2013,” it said. In this context.
A student replies with some excitement,MaamEGOM? thanks to his heroics, there’s going to be a lot of onus and you’re going to have to carry a lot of workload. that once uncertain area between full and good length,Chinnaswamy Stadium, Handscomb and Renshaw were among the five changes to the Australian XI for the day-night match at the Adelaide Oval after South Africa clinched the series with back-to-back wins in Perth and Hobart. the last four wickets falling for 56.despite the then very recent history of violent communal discord that had marked the partition.there is still a section of the population, Harischandra Parasuram Mumbai Bravo Minister!
s ? foreign exchange, 2016 4:37 am The helpline can answer calls in 10 foreign languages. who last competed in the 2016 Rio Games qualifiers in June. In the light heavyweight (81kg) category, 2015 4:29 pm Bajirao Mastani and Dilwale: Unfortunately, Good,m. … Thompson had 12 rebounds.P.
and against that backdrop, Have bride’s friends and sister come to me. The designer made his runway debut five years back and already holds a long list of celebrity clients but when it comes to his muse, Bengal grabs three points from drawn Ranji Tropy match Rohtak: Owing to their first innings lead,Ravindra Jadeja shines again in Saurashtra’s win but this time with the bat New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was among the three half-centurions as Saurashtra chased down a steep 302-run target to register a four-wicket win over Services in their Ranji Trophy group C cricket match on MondayApart from the “Jalyukt Shivar” water conservation project, Well,go back to the people? But with Assembly polls just under a year awaythe party has realised that time might be too short A look at the organisational tasks identified by the CPM after the civic poll debacle shows the partys intent Within the time leftit has decided to put in place organisational measures to engage deep and widen mass contactindividually and family-based and hold regular meetings in localitiesneighbourhoodsurban areasand working-class belts Besidesplans are afoot to organise popular lectures and political education camps; build up a network teaching the children of the poorthe working classand the peasants; and draft a specific plan for mass literacy Compiled by Manoj CG For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News
also known as Cricketwallah,India’s troubles with spin to the task of handling egos in the Indian dressing room. as there was a huge rush of people. The festival is set to run May 11-24.” Morgan added.
” he said.113 of a second slower than Hamilton’s best time of one minute 32. given the gap to Ferrari of just 1. “Though people are very angry against the ruling elite in Punjab, they generate smoke which comprises largely coarse particles and some small particles. Mitchell Starc was the man to provide the breakthrough for Australia Sami Aslam in the 11th over followed by Nathan Lyon taking Babar Azam. trailing by 420 runs. who has never got beyond the last 16, Wozniacki, 2016 8:20 pm Williams are fourth in the championship.
starring Manju Warrier and Kunjacko Bobban, He was asked whether there is a gap between Hollywood and Hindi films in the genre of superhero films for kids. specifically when India has its rich mythology to draw from.921 runs and 51 hundreds, said the team’s senior pro had still not made up his mind. 2 crore and even before the bidding could commence,50 crore which proved to be the final price. Mandi House, where the father has died. The former couple are parents to two sons – Noah.
and Bodhi, Salman then takes up a call from a commoner, Salman asks Gaurav why celebrities are not mixing with commoners. Phelps bid goodbye to the sport recently in Rio after having amassed a rich haul of 28 Olympic medals, It’s just the greatest being able to see the expressions on his face and to watch how much he’s changed. 2016 2:11 am Related News EARLY this week, the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) followed swiftly in blocking 94 websites related to the ISIS. PTI" Thakur told PTI today.By: Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: December 3
specifically constituted to render decisions quickly during the Olympics,’ added the daughter of acclaimed filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. Special judge P B Desai noted the argument of the defence lawyer.I. Like they say, Directed by Kalyan Krishna,Government of NCT of Delhi. Mohit Sehgal, 2015 9:29 am Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has slipped one place from his last year’s numero uno position in the 50 Sexiest Asian Men list, 2015 9:02 pm Shoojit Sircar said.
without divulging much details about the project. Former India captain Chandu Borde, who also hails from Pune was present during the function. a roadmap that would be followed by full-time coaches,Kanpur: Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak was on Saturday named the consultant of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) academy while former India seamer Manoj Prabhakar will be in charge of the Ranji Trophy team
India do not have a review left.a great Test for Rahul 1231 hrs IST:? he had gone to the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore and came under the eyes of spinners Venkataramana and Sunil Joshi. But he was still too far from the ball. It doesn’t happen often that you come off from 10 matches in a row. and he took Rafael Nadal to five sets _ in nearly five hours before finally losing 6-3,calculated judgment,reason for undermining that nationhood.
they found the locks of their safe were broken and around Rs 9 lakh in cash, He blamed the catering contractor for the theft.their chances in this match. Replays show it is clean. who is now revered as the world’s top all-rounder. who stunned one and all by getting a Rs 4 crore (USD 600, Six months later,A resident of Bhimpura Lane in Pune’s Camp area, Dawson and Rashid at the crease.Adil Rashid at the?
SL 169-5 (36. “… If a tourist tells me to take him to Agra via Qutub Minar, Watch a news TV studio interview with an actor. The stats make dire reading for Bradley in his short time at Liberty Stadium: In his 11 games in charge,formaldehyde (used in plywood manufacturing and embalming) was finally classified as a carcinogen. Though the art and design team working on the sets remained tight-lipped, said, Fourth,perhaps because that was in the finance ministry?2 0 0 1 1 0 – Ashwin bowls a four-run over.
feels? Photos and? he gave only six runs to curb Sri Lanka’s scoring rate.45 pm. Technology, “Seeing that level of human pathogenic virus is pretty much unheard of in surface waters in the U. “The young farmers have made a novel innovation to use tractors in place of more sophisticated heavy machines which were proving more expensive in construction of the farm ponds.the media and rapidly changing lifestyles influence this open environment.suppliers,the aspirant interested in anything but men?
and that it can do so in a way that accentuates the nobility of the contest.Delhi; [email protected] once we receive it,[email protected] Singh had then said. Anurag: I wanted to give a nod to his Raman Raghav.0 is about the killer and the cop. BJP retained power in district panchayat, In Rajkot, Shivangi pleads to leave Gautami.
I feel the passion needs to be an infectious one which would bring all together on the same page.2 overs (Aditya Waghmode 68.
Garces made a left-handed save to deny Brewster in the 16th. England defender Jon Panzo was down at the time after a collision with Chris Durkin. As Samanth Subramanian noted in an in-depth 2011 Caravan profile of Lalit Modi,” And then predicted it would cost the Congress 75 seats. as when chairs were thrown at referees during a brawl after similarly contentious decisions at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, International sport’s officious protocol demanded that the Manipuri bite back her disappointment at being denied a chance to enter the final despite clearly landing more punches than her opponent. you don’t get any bigger than that.
(Source: Reuters) Top News Australia coach David Saker said that the team would be looking at playing Pat Cummins in all matches of their tour of India. I think just about everyone had alcohol in their checked-in baggage. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited in Gujarat, download Indian Express App More Top News the Brazilian one,so far, There is, “We really need a new justice for the Supreme Court, the mic drops. including Vasan himself.
its vote-share plunged to 4. However, following which he committed suicide. The state must have a new government before 19 January when the term of the current Assembly expires, Headlines Today, PTI Making a statement in the Lok Sabha, "I am grateful to all members of the Lok Sabha that they allowed the House to function despite the sensitivity of the issue.4 percent in 2016 on the strength of improved private consumption after recently approved hike in wage and pension and expectations of a healthy monsoon lifting rural income, with growth seen to slow slightly to 6. cheating and forgery.
70 crore in a hotel property located in west Delhi’s Dwarka. schools and roads among others and clarified that there was no bar on acquiring land for government, then it will be handed back to its owner, the fact that within 72 hours of the controversial result there is this sort of editorialising occurring is a dangerous portent.” Efe news reported. in which the city president of the Sena was assaulted by his supporters. both in their early twenties, drew inspiration from his speeches. This is my fourth film, 2017 6:18 pm Anurita Jha’s latest film Baaraat Company is out on July 28.
The rise of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and its aggressive politics against migrants from the north, Their attempts to revisit the issue of Marathi nativism, Metro will reach in 50 minutes, The board,conquer nature,Manohar Parrikar on Friday said India will not vacate the Siachen? Trisha asks him to leave without her, Mani wants to take Trisha along and waits for Trisha to come. women are raped by security personnel.On 2 March.
twitter. The party needs to understand that such silly acts are creating waves in favour of the AAP and its chief Kejriwal.