Fidson Healthcare Limited ( Q32013 Interim Report

first_imgFidson Healthcare Limited ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Health sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Fidson Healthcare Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Fidson Healthcare Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Fidson Healthcare Limited (  2013 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileFidson Healthcare Limited manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products in Nigeria including over-the-counter, ethical and consumer products. The company produces various drug classes for antacid and ulcer care, anti-diabetic, anti-malaria, anti-diarrhea, anti-psychotic as well as osteo-care, pain relief, colds and flu, thrombo-prophylactics and cardio-vascular products. Fidson Healthcare Limited also produces a range of nutraceuticals (health) products. The company was incorporated in 1995 and its head office is in Shomolu, Nigeria. Fidson Healthcare Limited is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Hwange Colliery Company Limited ( HY2019 Interim Report

first_imgHwange Colliery Company Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Hwange Colliery Company Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Hwange Colliery Company Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Hwange Colliery Company Limited (  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileHwange Colliery Company Limited extracts, processes and distributes raw coal and coal products in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa. The Hwange Coalfield and Chaba Mine are located in the north-western region of Zimbabwe; its head office is in the capital city, Harare. Hwange Colliery operates in three segments; mining, medical services and estate management. The Mining division operates in categories that include thermal coal, industrial coal and coking coal. The coke categories include foundry coke, metallurgical coke, coke peas and coke breeze. The by-products include benzole, tar naphthalene and coke oven gas. The Medical Services division manages a healthcare service for its employees and local communities in the mining areas. The estate management division provides and manages properties for rental and sells retail goods and services. Hwange Colliery Company Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Bolig Ekstrand House / Borve Borchsenius Arkitekter

first_img 2012 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Norway Manufacturers: Boen, Brunner, Nordan, Svenneby Sag og Høvleri, WienerbergerSave this picture!© Vegard GiskehaugRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceText description provided by the architects. The single family house at Stathelle in Bamble, Telemark is located in a new residential area at Ekstrand that was established in the end of the 90s. Important premises for the project was the unique views from the plot, large hight differences in the terrain, areas of nature conservation on one of the sides of the plot, and the relationship to the surrounding houses.Save this picture!© Vegard GiskehaugFurther on the area regulation demanded adjustments concerning the shape of the roof and the building type, the clients wish to use low maintenance materials and view and sun direction was leading elements in the design process.Save this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!Lower floor planCedar wood was chosen for the exterior cladding, as it has a natural resistance to rot, fungi and weather conditions, and it can stand without any treatment up to forty years. It gives a beautiful and noble surface that quickly attain a silver-gray patina. The masonry is continuing the expression from the surrounding white houses, only made in a maintenance friendly material.Save this picture!© Vegard GiskehaugThe main wing of the house is placed towards the end of the plot. It is perceived as very light and open from the inside, while from the outside, seen from the sea, it fits the old neighboring buildings with it’s gabled roof. On the other part of the house, where it faces some newer houses, it takes a more modern shapes, and respects the view and sun conditions of the neighbors.Save this picture!© Vegard GiskehaugProject gallerySee allShow lessMontbau Library Rehabilitation / OliverasBoix ArquitectesSelected ProjectsTokyo Travel Diary: Architecture and MangaArticles Share Year:  “COPY” Houses Projects Bolig Ekstrand House / Borve Borchsenius ArkitekterSave this projectSaveBolig Ekstrand House / Borve Borchsenius Arkitekter Norway Architects: Borve Borchsenius Arkitekter Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img CopyAbout this officeBorve Borchsenius ArkitekterOfficeFollowProductsGlassBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNorwayPublished on July 06, 2019Cite: “Bolig Ekstrand House / Borve Borchsenius Arkitekter” 06 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucets / SinkshansgroheKitchen SinksGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceRetractable StructuresShadeFXRetractable Canopies in Beverly HillsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsBars / Wire / MeshJakobWebnet – Sports NetSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteHanging LampsLuminisPendant Lights – HollowcoreHandicap BathroomAamsco Lighting, Inc.Mirror-Lux LED Illuminated MirrorMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Photographs:  Vegard Giskehaug Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!© Vegard Giskehaug+ 13Curated by María Francisca González Share “COPY” Area:  270 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Bolig Ekstrand House / Borve Borchsenius Arkitekterlast_img read more

Grants for community groups to generate own renewable energy

first_imgBritish Gas and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage are looking for applications to a new £3.5 million scheme to provide grants to community groups, including schools, to help them use, source or generate their own renewable energy.Energyshare will operate across the UK for the next three years. This pilot application round has £500,000 with grants up to £100,00There’s a multi-stage application process culminating in a shortlisting and public vote; so getting lots of local support for your project idea is a must. Advertisement Grants for community groups to generate own renewable energy About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 April 2011 | News Details about the scheme and how to register your organisation to take part are available at first closing date is 31 May 2011. Others will follow. This piece is an abbreviated version of one of many funding opportunities first published this week at, the resource for up to date information about new sources of grants, loans and donations for voluntary organisations, charities, social enterprises and the public sector throughout the UK. Tagged with: Funding  46 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Likelihood to give has increased with Covid, survey shows

first_imgLikelihood to give has increased with Covid, survey shows Over half of people gave to charity during lockdown, and all ages say they are more likely to donate now than they were three months ago, with Gen Z and Millennials the most likely, according to a new survey.Donor Pulse, from Enthuse, is a new quarterly look at how donors and supporters are feeling about fundraising and giving, with this edition looking at the changing habits and attitudes towards charities, fundraising and donating during and after lockdown, and surveying 1,002 members of the UK public.During lockdown (April-June), 59% of the public made a donation to charity, with just under a third (32%) stating they made donations to multiple charities. Gen Z (18-24 year olds) were the most generous with 84% making a donation during this time, followed by 65-80 year olds where more than two thirds had made a donation.Overall, likelihood to give has increased by 12% across all age groups with 24% of the public saying they have seen charities more positively over the last three months. 50% of Gen Z (18-24 year olds) say they are now more likely to give than they were three months ago, along with 27% of millennials. In fact likelihood to give has increased in every age group.64% of the public overall also say they are likely to give in the next three months. The top stated drivers for this were: more people, animals and charities suffering (45%), a desire to support charities unsupported by the government during the crisis (40%), and key workers needing help (36%).During April-June, one in three gave to public health charities, while just under one in five said they had donated to foodbanks and homelessness charities, and one in eight said they had given to local causes. International charities fared less well with 1 in 10 people donating to them, and the report showing an 8% drop in willingness to donate to international causes in future.Not everyone could remember who they donated to however, at 56% of 18-24 year olds and 40% of 25-54 year olds unable to recall the name. 55-64 year olds (67%) and 65-80 year olds (80%) however showed strong recall.Commenting, Chester Mojay-Sinclare, Enthuse Founder and CEO, said:“The inability of a third of donors to remember the name of the charity they last donated to presents a significant issue for the third sector. With uncertain times ahead, charities have to look at how they put their brand front and centre of fundraising.”Enthuse also found that more than one in 10 people (12%) used lockdown to try out a virtual fundraiser, and nearly half (47%) said they would be interested in taking part in one in the future. Tagged with: COVID-19 Research / statistics AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Advertisement  956 total views,  2 views today  957 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via Melanie May | 8 September 2020 | Newslast_img read more

DS News Webcast: Tuesday 1/14/2014

first_img Share Save  Print This Post DS News Webcast: Tuesday 1/14/2014 in Featured, Media, Webcasts January 14, 2014 451 Views Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: Radian Offers Training and Resources on QM Compliance Next: GSE Diminishes Credit Risk Through Transaction The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago 2014-01-14 DSNews The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe Home / Featured / DS News Webcast: Tuesday 1/14/2014 About Author: DSNews Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

Fire Service deal with small fire near Kinnegar beach

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Holiday makers on Kinnegar beach had to move their campervans and tents to safety last night after a small fire broke out on nearby grassland. The Donegal Fire Service attended the scene with the fire quickly brought under control.While the fire itself was reportedly small, a substantial amount of smoke spread across the area with campers told to move their belongings only as a precaution.With the good weather continuing, people are being reminded to dispose of cigarettes and light barbeques in safe manner. Facebook WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – July 3, 2018 Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Fire Service deal with small fire near Kinnegar beach Google+ Previous articleHosepipe ban being considered for DonegalNext articleBreaking: Emergency services attending crash near Letterkenny News Highland Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Calls for urgent meeting over latest on Mica Redress Scheme

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Calls for urgent meeting over latest on Mica Redress Scheme Google+ AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Facebook Facebook Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty There are calls for an urgent meeting of the council sub committee on the Mica Redress Scheme.Councillor Albert Doherty say there’s on onus on Donegal County Council to get the scheme off the ground as latest indications show that ‘the ball in now in their court.’Councillor Albert Doherty say that there must be a final sign off now by Council officials and immediate briefing meetings for the Council Redress Committee:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleOne more person with Covid-19 has diedNext articleDonegal records ‘cooler’ bank holiday weekend News Highland Pinterest By News Highland – June 2, 2020 Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more

Johnson Center exhibits open to packed house

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Members of the Old Truck Band really got a kick out of seeing themselves,” Russell said. “Of course, they have changed a bit since 1986. And, so has Henderson. The old schoolhouse is falling in. I’ve documented a lot of festivals, so this exhibit is like a documentary. Someone has suggested that, when the exhibition leaves the Johnson Center, it should travel to documentary museums. I would be for that.”The “Art of the State” exhibition, in the lower level gallery of the Johnson Center, is also outstanding, Drinkard said.“It’s a contemporary exhibition that features art professors from universities across the state and three of them are from Troy University,” she said. “Sara Dismukes attended the reception and was available to discuss her work. Seeing the high quality of the work these artists are doing is an indication of what they are instilling in their students.“Both of these exhibits are outstanding and we are honored to bring them to the Johnson Center for the Arts. The exhibits will run through July 27. We invite everyone to visit the gallery from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday. Admission to the Johnson Center for the Arts is always free.” Book Nook to reopen Skip You Might Like BOE adopts new curriculum Secondary school students who are struggling in English classes could experience some relief with the adoption a new substitute curriculum…. read more Johnson Center exhibits open to packed house Sponsored Content ���When I walked into the Johnson Center Saturday, I was blown away,” Gibson said. “There were 200 people or more that I didn’t know – from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Montgomery, Huntsville, Birmingham and, of course, from Andalusia, Margo Russell’s hometown. It was wonderful to have all of these people at the Johnson Center for this event.“Margo (‘String Notes and Brush Strokes’ artist) has perfectly captured the spirit of bluegrass music and the Henderson Music Festival. Her paintings were so alive that you could almost hear the music. She took us back to our roots and to a tradition of 40 years or more right here in Pike County. It’s exciting.”Morgan Drinkard, Johnson Center interim director, said she was pleased with the attendance and the way people embraced the pieces of both exhibits. To say that there was a packed house at the Johnson Center for the Arts Saturday afternoon would be an understatement.The reception for the “String Notes and Brush Strokes” and “Art of the State” exhibitions attracted more than 300 people to the Johnson Center to view the exhibits and enjoy the pickin’s of the Tennessee Firearms, a bluegrass band from Santa Rosa Beach.Mack Gibson, chair of the Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center board of directors, said that, other than opening day at the Johnson Center, Saturday’s attendance was the largest for any opening event. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “We greatly appreciate KW Plastics’ support of the Johnson Center,” she said. “KW’s sponsorship made it possible for us to bring ‘String Notes and Brush Strokes’ to the arts center.”Russell expressed appreciation to the museum for allowing her to show her work.“I overwhelmed. I’m zinging,” she said. “I could not have been more flattered that the Johnson Center accepted my work. This is an exceptional gallery. It is well designed. I give it five stars.”Russell said pickers at Henderson and other bluegrass festivals have “tolerated” her for years and enjoyed seeing themselves “hanging.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 11:00 pm Monday, June 18, 2012 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Latest Stories Email the author By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Ice cores and astronauts

first_imgWhile policy-makers discuss the benefits of manned spaceflight to the moon and beyond, scientists and engineers are considering how to protect astronauts from the harsh realities of space. During the Apollo era, when astronauts went to the moon, the sun emitted one of the largest bursts of energetic charged particles on record. Luckily, this occurred between the Apollo 16 and 17 missions, on 2nd August 1972; otherwise, if the astronauts had been on a moon walk, they would have received a life threatening dose of radiation. Today, solar energetic particle (SEP) events are recognised as one of a wide range of hazards affecting astronauts, spacecraft, aviation, and ground-based technology that is referred to as space weather.last_img read more

General election reduces ALL housing market indicators

first_imgNot many agents have thanked Theresa May for holding a general election during the crucial summer months, and now the extent of the damage being caused by the campaigning is laid bare.All the UK’s housing market health indicators fell last month which, according to NAEA Propertymark which compiled the figures, is “most likely down to uncertainty triggered by the snap General Election starting to take effect, as buyers put their plans on hold until the result is clear”, it says.House hunter number fallThis includes the number of house-hunters in the market which fell by 4% to 381 per branch, property supply per branch which dropped by 8% to 36 per branch, and the number sales agreed per branch. This fell from ten per branch in March to eight in April.This is the third April in a row during which politics has conspired to dampen down the housing market after last year’s EU Referendum – which had the hardest impact on the market – and, before that, the 2015 General Election.For example, during the EU Referendum the number of house hunters dropped to 325 per branch, 17% lower than the current figure of 381.“Periods of political uncertainty tend to halt activity in the housing market, and this is exactly what we’re seeing this month,” says Mark Hayward, Chief Executive of NAEA Propertymark (pictured, above)“All of the main political parties have outlined significant housing promises in their manifestos and we’d hope to see these policies rolled out in the new Government’s first six to 12 months in Parliament.Buyers and sellers alike are recognising this and adopting a ‘wait and see’ strategy to decipher how or if the value of their existing or future homes will be affected.”But the underlying property market does appear to be improving, the NAEA figures show. In April the proportion of homes sold for more than their asking price was 7%, increase from 5% in March.Mark Hayward General Electoin 2017 Theresa May May 30, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Housing Market » General election reduces ALL housing market indicators previous nextHousing MarketGeneral election reduces ALL housing market indicatorsApril report from NAEA reveals cooling market including number of homes on market down by 8% as campaigning drags on.Nigel Lewis30th May 201701,098 Viewslast_img read more

New Rules Approved for the Veterans Affairs Agency

first_imgNew Rules Approved for the Veterans Affairs AgencyJANUARY 4TH, 2019 TYRONE MORRIS INDIANAHoosier officials approve a new set of rules designed to rein in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.This move comes after a state audit revealed the agency had given more than $40,000 in grant money intended for struggling veteran to its own employees.The department is now required to get approval from the state commission for any grant over $2,500. In the past, the department director had the authority to approve any grants.The new rules also establish income eligibility standards based on federal poverty guidelines.Comments0 commentsFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more


first_img× North Bergen’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony took place at 10 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2018 in the veterans’ memorial area within James J. Braddock Park. Freeholder Anthony Vanieri served as master of ceremonies.Mayor Nicholas Sacco offered solemn reflections on the events of 9/11/01 and honored four North Bergen residents who lost their lives in the tragic events of that day: Christopher Amoroso, NBHS Class of 1990; Robert Cirri, NBHS Class of 1980; Sal Edward Tieri, NBHS Class of 1978; and David LaMagne. The ceremony also honored Sgt. Marcos Gorra, NBHS Class of 2005, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010.A joint presentation of colors was provided by the North Bergen Police Honor Guard and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Honor Guard, followed by the North Bergen High School Advanced Chorus singing the National Anthem and “God Bless America.”Father Yuvan Alvarez presented the invocation and benediction. Also offering remarks were Superintendent of Schools George Solter, who spoke about the importance of teaching the significance of 9/11 to students who were not yet born when the tragedy occurred; Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari, expressing his appreciation for law enforcement officers who lost their lives on that day or later endured hardships as a result of being first responders; and County Executive Thomas DeGise, with personal reminiscences of the event and its immediate impact.Among the many other dignitaries attending the event were Commissioners Julio Marenco, Hugo Cabrera, Allen Pascual, and Frank Gargiulo, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez and Assemblyman Pedro Mejia, Parking Authority Executive Director Bob Baselice, DPW Supervisor John Shaw, Library Director Sai Rao, and many other township officials and administrators.Women’s group donates school supplies to Fulton AnnexMayor Nicholas Sacco was on hand Friday, Sept. 7 to express the township’s appreciation to the women of GEMS, a local social group that raised funds and donations to provide school supplies and uniforms to students at Robert Fulton Annex.Kids from all grades were invited to come pick out backpacks and supplies from among the different designs.The donations were intended to provide assistance to the students of Robert Fulton Annex, many of whom are immigrants, as they cope with the challenge of an academic career in an unfamiliar language.GEMS conducted fundraising events and solicited donations earlier this year, raising about $1,000 in addition to the supplies. The money is going toward school uniforms for students who need them.The women’s group holds drives or social programs several times a year to give back to the community in various ways. This was their first such function at Fulton Annex.Museum passes available free at the LibraryNorth Bergen and Guttenberg residents can now reserve and borrow museum passes for free at the library and resource center.Library members can currently reserve free passes to the Newark Museum, Grounds for Sculpture, and the Garden State Discovery Museum.Passes are available to borrow for three days (including pick-up and return), and there is a $20 refundable deposit required at the time of pick-up.Call 201-869-4715 ext. 3 with any questions. North Bergen celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15There’s an event almost every day during Hispanic Heritage Month in North Bergen. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the township will hold dozens of cultural and educational events to highlight and promote the contributions Hispanics have made throughout our history to keep our community strong.The North Bergen Free Public Library is hosting a vast array of events and activities, in addition to the parades and other fun celebrations taking place during the festive month. Among the many events scheduled are dance classes, Spanish films, art programs, cooking demonstrations, family activities, a carnival, and more. A full calendar of events taking place throughout the township is available at Hispanic Heritage Week was established in 1968 and expanded to National Hispanic Heritage Month in 1988. The month includes the anniversaries of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Chile, Belize, and Mexico.North Bergen hosts a thriving and robust Hispanic community comprising individuals from many countries who have made enormous contributions to our diverse society by sharing their talents, culture, traditions, and their deep connection to family values. The township strongly supports this celebration of the rich cultural traditions and significant achievements of our Hispanic and Latin American communities.Ceremony in Braddock Park honors 9/11 victims on 17th anniversarylast_img read more

LOCKN’ Debuts Turntable Stage With Smoking Performances From Vulfpeck, Umphrey’s, And Ween [Gallery/Review]

first_imgLoad remaining images Arrington, Virginia once again had thousands descend upon the beautiful Oak Ridge Farm, home to the Lockn’ Festival. Now on their fourth year, they switched gears by opening a day early to let RVs onto the venue to avoid traffic snarls and long lines upon entry. Day one was pushed back to start at 7:30 in the evening so attendees wouldn’t miss out on any of the music. After last year’s storm, that cancelled the first day of the event, obvious changes were made to avoid the majority of the crowd missing out. The oppressive heat on Thursday made for a chill day around the venue as fans got settled in and caught up with friends, or checked out the full layout of the grounds.  Vulfpeck opened the festival with a smashing performance. Vulfpeck is known for having crazy good shows and they did not disappoint. They had a changing of the guards as the band did a switcheroo on instruments into the second song. The crowd was ready to get the party started and reacted to the opener with definite screams of joy. Antwaun Stanley, also known as the Funky Duck, joined the group on stage for the majority of their set. The weather was hot and steamy but that didn’t stop fans from packing the field. They are an interactive band that encourages fans to join in with the songs. They pulled out a Steely Dan cover, “Peg,” before breaking out one of their fan favorites, “Back Pocket.” The crowd joined in to sing in different keys, depending on what side of the field they were on, and nailed it as the band stopped playing so the harmonizing from the crowd could shine. Super chill melodies, and splashes of funky goodness, had the crowd on their feet the whole time. Towards the end of their set, bassist Joe Dart, was literally sweating all over his guitar. The remaining members of the band cleared the stage while he slapped out to the crowd, then joined right back in to bust out a super funkafied “Beastly.” They finished out their set with “Christmas in LA”, getting crowd participation once again, followed by an energetic “It Gets Funkier”, that was crammed with solid beats. The new stage this year was impressive as it turned right into the beginning of Umphrey McGee’s set. The turntable blows away the side by side set up they had in previous years. Good call with the change up. Every year this festival gets better and better and continues to impress. UM wasted no time blazing into their set. The crowd was revved up and ready to go. They played super tight, flowing from one song to the next without skipping a beat. As they do so well, UM switched from a relaxed melody and slammed into a super heavy beat in two seconds flat. Billy Joel’s “The Stranger” popped up midset, surprising everyone to this unexpected tune. They blew the doors off for the remainder before Ween came on to take over the stage as headliner for the evening. Ween packed the house. These guys always impress and they did not disappoint. Midway through, they took the crowd on a ridiculous ride with their steamy jams that sliced into the energy and brought the heat up to insane heights. They then cooled it off and let the fans breathe with a smooth finish. Full of surprises and delights, Ween crammed a whole lot of fun into their massive set. Throwing in mild, kick back tunes then mixing it up with get off your ass and dance jams really kept the vibes on super max to end out the night at the main stage. These guys ripped it. Their set list was chock full of die hard Ween fan favorites, and did not hold back one bit.Over at the Blue Ridge Bowl, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead busted out the grooves as the opened with a killer “Space>Trucking” mega jam. The crowd was so ready to hear their kickass set to close out the night. Meanwhile, EOTO was over at the Woods Stage cranking out the sick vibes. No matter where attendees went on the grounds, good times were guaranteed to follow. Psychedelic sounds soon followed as they morphed into a trippy jam midway through “St. Stephens” early on. What’s not to love about this band? Several dancing bears were seen waltzing through the venue during the show.A groovy tone was thrown out to the crowd early on, creating a mood of tranquility and peace before blasting into extraordinary melodies. Fans were going nuts from the intensity they were throwing out. Goddamn these guys know how to rock a venue! Cheers and whistles came from the huge throngs of fans on the hill. As the steamy night continued, their music had the crowd forgetting about the heat and danced their ass off regardless. The delicate dance across the guitar strings led into ever growing intensity throughout their set. JRAD was clearly having a blast onstage. At one point, Scott Metzger lost himself in a trance during “Brown Eyed Women.” He was so into the music that he went into another dimension as Tom Hamilton cranked out on his guitar. Dave Dreiwitz seriously worked his ass off, as he went from his headlining set with Ween to JRAD within the hour. The set cooled off as they eased into “The Wheel.” This trippy jam was perfect under the cloudless, star filled night sky. Marco Benevento had a chance to show off his chops on the keys, as the band sat back, with the exception of Russo, while he tapped his fingers out across the ivories. When they busted out “Estimated Prophet” the crowd went absolutely nuts! Back and forth play between Metzger and Hamilton was crazy good, as they lobbed the tones to each other, only to come back together and jam out in a tight interwoven magical moment. The dance ended as they grooved right into “Tennessee Jed.” The incredible end to the evening at Blue Ridge Bowl came with “Terrapin Station.” Let’s see what Friday has in store during yet another steamy day on the grounds. Stay tuned! Information about the Lockn’ Festival can be found on their official website.Vulfpeck Set List:Conscious Club, Fugue State, Rango II, My First Car, Jam, Funky Duck, 1612, Wait for the Moment, Peg (Steely Dan cover), Back Pocket, Beastly, Christmas in L.A., It Gets FunkierUmphrey’s McGee Set List: Nipple Trix, 1348, Attachments, The Triple Wide>2X2>Speak Up>2X2 Reprise, Puppet String, Roctopus, The Stranger (Billy Joel cover)>Puppet String Reprise, All in TimeWeen Set List:Transdermal Celebration, The Grobe, Mister Richard Smoker, Mister Would You Please Help My Pony?, Happy Colored Marbles, How High Can You Fly?, Beacon Light, A Tear For Eddie, Baby Bitch, Boy’s Club, Up on the Hill, Nan, I’m in the Mood to Move, Pumpin’ 4 the Man, Puerto Rican Power, Fat Lenny, Japanese Cowboy, Fluffy, Push th’ Little Daisies, I Play It Off Legit, Someday, Sorry Charlie, Ocean Man, Poopship Destroyer, Zoloft, Pandy FacklerJRAD Set List:Space>Jam>Truckin (SM)>St Stephen # (All)>The Eleven (TH & JR)>Brown Eyed Women (TH)>The Wheel $ (All)>Estimated Prophet (SM)>Tennessee Jed (TH)>Viola Lee Blues % (All)>He’s Gone (TH)>Terrapin Suite ^ (TH)@ – Technically started on the morning of Friday, 8.26.16# – With a “We’re Gonna Groove” (Led Zeppelin) Jam (Band) & a Dave Dreiwitz Bass Solo$ – With a “Duo Jam”, “Fat Mama” (Herbie Hancock) Teases (MB), a Hell in A Bucket Tease (SM) & probably a bunch more from MB% – With unknown tease (Band) & a “Heartbreaker” (Led Zeppelin) Tease (SM)^ – With “He’s Gone” lyrics sang over the intro, another “Fat Mama” Tease (MB), & another Duo JamWords by Sarah Bourque.  Follow on Twitter.Photography by Sam Shinault Photography.last_img read more

Gregg Allman Delivers Emotional Farewell On ‘Southern Blood’

first_imgRuminations on the past, accepting his approaching fate, and searching for the meaning of his life seems to be the mission at the heart of Allman’s Southern Blood. While “Once I Was” looks at the peaks and valleys of his checkered life, Allman’s take on Bob Dylan’s “Going Going Gone” stares the reaper square in the eye. Evoking another past legend, Allman covers the Grateful Dead‘s “Black Muddy River” with all the gravity and sincerity of a man who truly understands the lyrics Robert Hunter penned so long ago. Gregg Allman lived life loudly and proudly, becoming one of the biggest rock stars of our time with the Allman Brothers Band. Today, his final album, Southern Blood, which was recorded as Allman’s health steadily declined, has been posthumously released, and the legendary musician’s memory and an air of finality permeate each track. While the world honors his life with a series of nationwide celebrations and tributes in his name, including his hometown of Macon, Georgia, naming a day in his honor, Southern Blood offered Allman the opportunity to tell his own story the way he wanted to. Thus, the album is a collection of songs mostly penned by other minds that reflect what was in Allman’s heart and soul during his final months.Macon Streets Will Close For Gregg Allman Album Release Party At The Big House MuseumFrom the first strains of the disc opener, “My Only True Friend,” Gregg Allman and longtime fans alike are instantly in their own shared sonic sweet spot. Allman’s voice is noticeably weary but resolute, and the song’s bubbling Gothic southern rock tone evokes the best parts of The Allman Brothers Band. Lyrically, Allman definitively answers the question on the minds of many of his supporters: “Why does Gregg keep booking shows when he keeps falling ill?” You only have to hear him sing to the road and name it his “only true friend” to realize why he couldn’t stay away. It’s especially telling that “My Only True Friend” is the sole track on the album Allman had a hand in penning. Though Allman is clearly accepting of the inevitable, Southern Blood is not all doom and gloom. Allman’s reassures everyone that he enjoyed his ride through the passion infused into each track, and particularly during the road-house jam, “I Love The Life I Live.” Even the follow-up track “Willin’”, seems to imply that the musician found hope in the darker moments of life. Given the many famous trial and tribulations Allman faced over his many years, he was forever ready to carry on.After a quick tour through the bluesy bayous of “Blind Bats And Swamp Rats”, Allman and his stellar backing band play one of the last aces in the deck. On “Out Of Left Field”, listeners get one of the clearest glimpses at the gospel-tinged majesty of Allman at his best. As he sings “Everything is alright”, horns blare, percussion rolls, and the guitars rise and fall, coasting on the rolling tune.To close out what Gregg Allman surely knew would be his last album, the barrel-house piano blues jam, “Love Like Kerosene”, is one last reminder of what made him an icon to rockers for decades. The last track on Southern Blood, “Song For Adam”, contains the album’s most obvious collaboration, as songwriter Jackson Browne, makes an appearance on the number. Browne pays his homage in both blatant and subtle ways, from crafting a song perfect for Allman to providing harmonies on the song itself, essentially backing the icon while arming him with one last bullet.The passing of Gregg Allman was, as it is for us all, inescapable. The positive at the heart of the tragedy is that he left so many lives richer. Music can be a means of escape, a tool for healing, and an avenue to share feelings far easier than words could ever allow on their own. Through his songs and countless live performances, Allman worked to elevate the spirit while facing all that life could throw at him. Southern Blood, as a last thought on the human condition, is an emotional parting gift from a man who gave everything he could to us all.last_img read more

A Wall Against Drug Trafficking

first_img Diálogo: Beyond Central America, how are you working with other countries in our hemisphere to counteract transnational organized crime? Brig. Gen. Adolfo Zepeda Martínez: Nicaragua has developed an idea that we’re putting into practice and that we call the “Containment Wall.” It’s not a wall of stone and concrete; it’s an idea. By means of this idea, we’re trying to keep drug-trafficking elements away from the coasts, so that they don’t spread across our borders. What we’re trying to do [with this idea] is to have controls along the coasts, at the border, and in our airspace, so that drug-trafficking elements or criminal elements remain as far as possible from our territory, because Nicaragua is neither a producer nor a consumer. Nicaragua is like a bridge that drugs cross through any of its routes, by land, by sea, or by air. So we’re trying to do our part. How can we do it? By isolating them, so that they don’t penetrate Nicaragua, and that way other authorities with more resources, such as the United States, for example, can have more control at sea, in the air. Brig. Gen. Zepeda: We share quite extensive land borders with our sister Republic of Honduras, along the Coco River to the Cape of Gracias a Dios, and on the south with our sister Republic of Costa Rica, from Naranjo to San Juan de Nicaragua. We also have two broad coastlines, on the Caribbean and the Pacific. In the framework of the relationship that we have with Honduras, we’ve moved forward with regard to land during meetings between border commanders. These take place periodically. Every two or three months, the commanders of Honduran border units and the commanders of Nicaraguan border units meet in a specified location of common interest to both, sometimes in Nicaragua, other times in Honduras. There they exchange information, agree on coordinating some of the operations at a given location, and establish lines of communication that have proved to be important for greater control of these borders, which happen to be porous borders in some ways, due to their length, to the small number of personnel the Armies have available there, and the few means of transportation. Brig. Gen. Zepeda: Well, the commander in chief and the president have decided to create new units. Among them, we have created a battalion of Marines, who are going to have their base in Puerto Sandino. We’ll possibly inaugurate it in the course of this year. This battalion is going to be in charge of developing a Marine force that can have better results along the coasts, on lakes and inland waters. Nicaragua is a country of lakes and volcanoes, and we also have inland waters. We have two large lakes: Lake Managua (Xolotlán) and Lake Nicaragua (Cocibolca). We’ve found that drug-trafficking elements penetrate our southern border through the waters of Lake Cocibolca to permeate our national territory. The Marine battalion is going to support the inland-waters detachment, which is the one responsible for covering the lakes, to also confront the threats, not only along the coasts and at sea, but also on our inland waters. There’s going to be a force of approximately 500 personnel. The subject of the land border is still pending, but we’re already developing the corresponding controls along the border. We believe that as the fight against drug trafficking is waged in Guatemala, in Honduras, in El Salvador, in Belize, these elements may want to shift to other territories. So we’re paying attention to that phenomenon and building our strength in some places to prevent these elements from coming into our territory from the north and from the south. Diálogo: In practical terms, what measures are you taking to implement this idea? Brig. Gen. Zepeda: The Nicaraguan Army is part of the Conference of Central American Armed Forces (CFAC, for its Spanish acronym), in which we have different levels of cooperation. We also collaborate in different areas with the U.S. Southern Command, especially in the area of training for our officers, through CNIES [the Cooperating Nation Information Exchange System], in the transmission of information about the tracking of illegal movements by air and by sea, which can enable the interception or seizure of drugs along the coast, and following up on the possible illegal incursion of planes into our territory, among others at the country-to-country level. This collaborative effort stems from the document that the Nicaraguan president signed with corresponding U.S. authorities, a document called “Fighting Illicit Trafficking at Sea.” This is a legal document, through which Nicaragua receives the support of the U.S. Coast Guard, by radio, or in whatever way may be already established. Information is given to the Nicaraguan Navy, or vice versa. Diálogo: In protecting its borders, what kind of collaboration does Nicaragua have with its Central American neighbors? Brig. Gen. Zepeda: For me, it’s been a very positive experience. I’ve been able to listen to military leaders, all the experiences that they have, first hand, in person. We believe that if we’re successful with operations conducted at the national level, we can succeed in building a good synergy that can make it possible to improve regional results. We hope that this effort doesn’t end at the national level, but that it transforms into a regional effort. General Douglas Fraser [commander, U.S. Southern Command] has said the same thing, that he hopes that this strategy will become a regional strategy to fight these illicit activities and improve the results. Of interest.center_img Diálogo: Could you cite an example of joint operations with military forces from other countries? By Dialogo October 01, 2012 Diálogo: During CENTSEC 2012, there were references to Nicaragua’s implementation of a homegrown initiative for the fight against drug trafficking. Could you explain to us what this is about? When Brigadier General Adolfo Zepeda Martínez speaks about Nicaragua, he does so in an almost poetic tone. The head of the Intelligence and Counterintelligence Directorate of the nation’s Army tells of a “land of lakes and volcanoes” and traverses its geography, mentioning locations by name, as if he were enjoying an imaginary trip through each part of his country. In April, during the Central American Security Conference (CENTSEC 2012), sponsored by the U.S. Southern Command, Brig. Gen. Zepeda traveled to El Salvador to represent Nicaragua. On that occasion, during an interview granted to Diálogo, the military officer talked about the “Containment Wall,” a national strategy that seeks to keep drug traffickers within bounds, far from Nicaragua’s lakes, coasts and borders. Brig. Gen. Zepeda: At this time, we’re participating in Operation Martillo, which is being led by the Southern Command and JIATF–S (the Joint Interagency Task Force–South). Practically all the Central American countries and others, even European ones, are participating in that operation. We’ve also been participating in that effort with the Southern Command when they invite us to take part in military exercises, such as Panamax, for example. Diálogo: What concrete benefits do you take away from participating in conferences like CENTSEC 2012? last_img read more

Paratroopers Hold Multinational Jump

first_imgBy Kay Valle/Diálogo April 18, 2018 Paratroopers took over the skies of the central Honduran region of Comayagua for a multinational jump. More than 100 paratroopers came together at Soto Cano Air Base, headquarters of U.S. Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-Bravo) for the annual jump dubbed Flying Iguana 2018. The U.S. Army 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), in cooperation with the Honduran Army, through its 2nd Air Transport Infantry Battalion, hosted the February 24th event. Flying Iguana counted with 102 expert paratroopers from the United States, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama. “Each person was selected for this training at least a month ahead of time,” Honduran Army Colonel Jesús Jeovanny Moreno Cruz, spokesperson for the 2nd Air Transport Infantry Battalion, told Diálogo. “[They were chosen] abiding by the standards and regulations of a good paratrooper: discipline, judgment, and courage.” The purpose of the training is to enhance participants’ skills, share new techniques, and improve the field of jumping. The multinational event, which paratroopers look forward to, is also an opportunity to strengthen bonds of cooperation and camaraderie among partner nations in the Americas. Essential training Over the course of four days, participants trained for the event through various exercises, including physical training and mock jumps. “Even though participants were chosen for their experience, pre-jump preparation was essential, as soldiers had not previously worked together,” explained Honduran Army Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Fernando Torres Menjívar, deputy director of the Honduran Armed Forces Parachute School, who participated in Flying Iguana 2018. The colonel counts with 250 jumps throughout his career, including several international jumps. “[We reinforced] training for free fall to prevent fractures, jumps from 34 feet and practiced techniques to exit the aircraft,” Lt. Col. Torres explained. “[We practiced making] a good exit, checking the canopy of the chute, always looking around during descent, and preparing for landing—and also taking emergency actions inside the aircraft.” Participants also received academic instruction to complete the jumps safely. Service members studied different types of parachutes, the aircraft to be used for the jump, and jump zones, among other information. “All the training we received was given in a briefing in the jump zone, getting to learn about the helicopter for the jump and the voice commands lead jumpers use,” Lt. Col. Torres said. “In addition, [the training included] emergency actions before, during, and after the exercise.” The Flying Iguana jump Participants used round, static-line T-10 and MC1 parachutes manufactured in the United States. The exercise had logistics support from JTF-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, which not only facilitated the location but also provided a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter for the jumps. Paratroopers completed their jumps from 07:00 to 11:00 hours, jumping from an altitude of more than 900 meters. Depending on weather variables, the weight of each jumper, and the type of parachute being used, the descent took between 2 and 4 minutes. “It’s important to mention that this kind of military training helps the Central American region forge brotherly bonds of cooperation,” Col. Moreno said. “[The exercise] reinforces those capacities, as parachuting is used to get to remote areas in support of humanitarian aid operations.” The multinational exercise was first held in 1997. In 2002, the exercise took on the name Flying Iguana in honor of a tree-borne lizard species at risk of extinction in the Central American region. The 2008 event saw the highest level of participation, with experts from 17 nations across the Americas (Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay). According to Col. Moreno, the 2019 edition will include for the first time female personnel from the Honduran Army. The elite paratrooper exercise ended with a wing exchange between partner nations in affirmation of their brotherhood. The experience, Lt. Col. Torres said, left behind “a good training and work relationship with the nations of Central America. We need to spread that for future training events.”last_img read more

CVS to Workers: Tell Us Your Weight or Pay $600

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York CVS Pharmacy is requesting that employees disclose their weight or pay a surcharge.CVS workers using the company’s health care plan will have to disclose their weight or pay up.The company’s new health care plan, which CVS is touting as a way to encourage workers to be healthier, tells employees to visit their primary care physician and have their height, weight, body fat percentage, blood pressure and pulse recorded, among other personal data, or risk paying $50 a month for medical coverage.“Avoid the $600 surcharge!” CVS wrote on its employee benefits website.The health screening form, which the Press obtained from a CVS employee, must be completed and signed by the employee seeking medical coverage as well as the worker’s physician.“Forms will NOT be accepted without both parties’ signatures,” it states.“We want to help our employees to be as healthy as they can be, which is why we decided to implement this plan,” CVS said in an emailed statement. “In fact, we have been working for a number of years on ways they can improve their health through preventive measures. Health care programs that incent employees to be healthier are not new. Many companies around the country already have plans similar to the one we are implementing.”The statement goes on to say that 79 percent of “large employers have health assessments incorporated into their programs,” according to the National Business Group on Health.“To encourage a higher level of participation in our wellness review, we reviewed best practices and determined that an additional cost for those who do not complete the review was the most effective way to incent our colleagues to improve their health care and manage health costs,” CVS added.One CVS employee still steaming over the new health care plan told the Press that this is just another ploy for the company to pad its pockets.“I don’t want anybody knowing my personal information,” said the worker, who asked to remain anonymous. “It’s not going to change people’s lifestyle.”The six-year CVS employee said she feels “violated” and noted that her fellow employees are complying with the new plan out of “fear that they’re going to lose their jobs.”“It’s none of their business!” she blasted.CVS’ plan was also criticized by one patient privacy advocate who described it as “coercive and blunt.”“Many employers want to do something for their workers, but very few of them are stupid enough to say give us the information and sign this form and say it’s voluntary,” Dr. Deborah Peel, founder of Patient Privacy Rights, told NBC.last_img read more

Gobernador Wolf: El compromiso de la Guardia Nacional de Pennsylvania viene con gran sacrificio, tanto Nacional como Internacional

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter August 21, 2020 National Issues,  Press Release,  Weather Safety Guardia de PA está lista para la temporada de huracanes El Gobernador Tom Wolf reconoció hoy los increíbles sacrificios hechos por los miembros de la Guardia Nacional de Pennsylvania (PNG, por sus siglas en inglés) durante las recientes respuestas para apoyar el clima severo y las emergencias de COVID-19 en el Estado.“Como la segunda Guardia Nacional más grande del país, Pennsylvania es una Guardia extremadamente activa que a menudo sirve en el extranjero protegiendo nuestras fronteras de la agresión extranjera, pero también juega un papel extremadamente importante sirviendo a nivel nacional”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “El nivel de compromiso de nuestra Guardia solo es superado por el sacrificio personal que estos hombres y mujeres hacen al estar lejos de sus seres queridos y ponerse en peligro para proteger a los demás”.La PNG responde de manera rutinaria a emergencias domésticas, a veces en otros estados, pero a menudo aquí mismo en Pennsylvania. Las responsabilidades de PNG durante estas emergencias incluyen: búsqueda y rescate; distribución de alimentos, suministros y equipos; transportar a los trabajadores de atención médica críticos a las instalaciones de atención médica; ayudar a evacuar y transportar ciudadanos a refugios; limpiar caminos de escombros; y preparación para la recuperación después de la tormenta.Más recientemente, miembros del PNG del Equipo de Rescate Acuático en Helicópteros de Pennsylvania (PA-HART, por sus siglas en inglés) ayudaron a rescatar a dos automovilistas varados en el agua en rápido aumento en el condado de Berks durante las inundaciones causadas por la tormenta tropical Isaías. Además del rescate, un helicóptero Chinook CH-47 de la Guardia de Pennsylvania y miembros de la tripulación acompañados por miembros de PA-HART ayudaron a buscar a una persona desaparecida en el río Schuylkill en Philadelphia. Un total de 100 miembros de PNG respondieron durante la tormenta Isaías.La PNG también se encontró en un tipo de emergencia doméstica muy diferente en los últimos meses, al lado de los socorristas de primera línea y los proveedores de atención médica de Pennsylvania para ayudar a mantener a las personas seguras durante el COVID-19. Si bien la mayor parte de Pennsylvania sufrió un distanciamiento social durante la pandemia, cientos de miembros de PNG se desplegaron en todo el estado para ayudar con una variedad de necesidades emergentes, incluida la dotación de personal en hogares de ancianos y la capacitación en PPE; ayudar en los sitios de prueba del condado; levantamiento de estaciones médicas; y trabajar en bancos de alimentos.“En un momento de incertidumbre, frente a un tipo de enemigo completamente nuevo, la Guardia Nacional de Pennsylvania estuvo a la altura de su eslogan ‘Vivimos aquí, entrenamos aquí, servimos aquí’”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Pennsylvania llamó y sin dudarlo, la Guardia Nacional respondió, dejando atrás a su familia y poniendo sus carreras en espera. Miles de ciudadanos de Pennsylvania están sanos y seguros gracias a este sacrificio desinteresado”.View this information in English.center_img Gobernador Wolf: El compromiso de la Guardia Nacional de Pennsylvania viene con gran sacrificio, tanto Nacional como Internacionallast_img read more

UK industry digests minimum income test in ECJ pensions guarantee ruling

first_imgEarlier this month Edmund Truell, founder of commercial consolidator Pension Superfund and former chair of the London Pension Fund Authority, said the Superfund estimated a potential cost to the UK of over £160bn (€187bn) as well as the potential forced closure of all UK defined benefit funds.Today Superfund CEO Luke Webster argued that although the ECJ had not ruled that 100% of benefits must always be paid, “the administrative cost is likely to be very significant, and an increased PPF levy will place further burden on the resources available to the pensions system as a whole”.‘Pragmatic’At the PLSA, director of policy and research Nigel Peaple described today’s ruling as “a pragmatic solution,” an assessment that was echoed by David Everett, partner and head of pensions research at consultancy LCP, who welcomed the judges taking “a sensible approach”.Their take was that, from a PPF financial perspective, the ruling represented a relief.“[I]t seems likely that many people in the PPF would be above the minimum income allowed,” said Peaple, although he warned the PPF would need to carry out detailed analysis before there could be certainty about the impact of the judgement on the liabilities of the PPF and on UK pensions.He noted there could be a shortfall in PPF’s funding, which could result in higher levies for pension schemes.“Compared to expectations, the administrative challenge is greater and the funding challenge probably much less.”Nigel Peaple, director of policy and research, PLSAEarlier this week the PPF confirmed its levy estimate for 2020/21 would be £620m, and IPE understands it will not be changing this as a result of this week’s ruling. A PPF spokesperson said: “The recent ECJ judgment in the case of PSV v Gunther Bauer has restated that, as a minimum, every individual must receive at least 50% of their accrued benefits. We consider that the implementation methodology we announced following the ECJ’s judgment in Hampshire, which will make sure that all our members receive at least 50% of the value of their accrued benefits, meets this requirement.“There are other details of the judgment that we’ll need to work through with the Department for Work and Pensions.” Anna Rogers, senior partner at ARC Pensions Law, said the financial impact on the PPF would be mitigated but that the minimum income test “looks like a nightmare to implement for the PPF”.Peaple put it this way: “Compared to expectations prior to the ruling, the administrative challenge is greater and the funding challenge probably much less.”This article was updated on 20 December with additional comments from the PPF. In a keenly anticipated pension guarantee ruling the European Court of Justice (ECJ) today rejected a previous argument that all defined benefit pension rights must be protected on employer insolvency, which had led to speculation UK DB employers could be faced with a huge new bill.In a judgement in the case of the Pension-Sicherungs-Verein v Günther Bauer, the ECJ instead ruled that the current EU legal requirement that individuals should be entitled to at least 50% of their benefits still stood as long as this level of compensation would not put them at risk of living below the poverty line.As explained by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), in the UK many people had thought the ruling might spell a requirement for the country’s pension lifeboat fund to increase compensation to 100% of benefits in all cases, potentially with ensuing “enormous new costs” for employers and possibly the government.The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) provides 100% of defined benefits to members already drawing their pension when the sponsor goes insolvent, and 90% to those who are not yet retired.last_img read more

Huls, Dunker, Bercerra score Quincy IMCA wins

first_imgBy Jack WalbringQUINCY, Ill. (Aug. 25) – Abe Huls, Tony Dunker and Austin Bercerra all took IMCA feature event wins Sunday, Aug. 25 at Quincy Raceway during Gem City Ford Lincoln Night at the Races.Huls grabbed another IMCA Sunoco Stock Car victory, his sixth of the year, in a hotly contested event. Jake Powers took home second followed by Dave Wietholder in third, Brandon Savage in fourth and Jerry Jansen in fifth.Dunker held off Jeff DeLonjay to get his ninth points win of the year in the Summy Tire and Auto Center Northern SportMods. DeLonjay held back Tanner Klingele for second with Klingele third, Brad Holtmeyer fourth and Trevor Haggenbaumer in fifth. Bercerra dominated the Mach-1 Sport Compact division taking both the heat race win and the feature event win. Pat Dunker grabbed the second spot with Kevin Morgan in third, Kim Abbott in fourth and Laine VanZandt fifth.last_img read more

Ballydoyle impresses in Debutante

first_img The beautifully-bred Galileo filly was sent off a warm 11-8 favourite for the Group Two contest following her breakthrough success at Newmarket and was quickly dictating matters out in front. Fellow O’Brien representative Minding and David Wachman’s Most Beautiful tried to make a race of it but failed to land a serious blow and pulled clear for a comfortable two-length victory from her stablemate. Press Association “She’s a very nice filly. She jumped and travelled. I made the running and thought I went a nice even gallop. It was never really in doubt,” said Joseph O’Brien. “She’s a big, long-striding filly. She has a great pedigree and is genuine. She ticks all the boxes. “The Moyglare is the obvious race. She has a lot of pace and could came back to six if she had to, but I don’t imagine she’ll be doing that. She has a big engine.” William Hill promoted Ballydoyle to 10-1 favouritism for the Qipco 1000 Guineas. center_img Ballydoyle continued her progression with a dominant victory in the Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes. last_img read more

Senate Passes Massive $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

first_img(Washington, DC) — Financial help for struggling Americans is slowly moving through Congress.The Senate is sending a roughly $2-trillion dollar stimulus package to the House after passing it last night. The bill will send cash to businesses and individuals to help keep the economy going during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Most Americans who make less than $75,000 a year will get a $1200 check.Families will also get an additional $500 for each child. There is also money set aside for small business loans and it expands unemployment insurance for workers. However, if those companies do not lay employees off, those loans will be forgiven. There is also money set aside for small business loans and the expansion of unemployment insurance for workers. However, if those companies do not lay employees off, those loans will be forgiven. There are additional funds to help the health care system deal with the pandemic, and money to loan big businesses like the air and cruise lines that have been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.The Senate moved quickly, putting together the largest stimulus package in the nation’s history in about five days. The fate of the bill in the House is unknown. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has suggested trying to pass it by unanimous consent, since most members are out of town and the body is in recess. However, some members of Congress have raised doubts about the bill and only one “no” vote could derail it. Getting the House back together quickly during a pandemic with many cities and states in lock down might be difficult.The House is expected to vote on the bill Friday.last_img read more

…Edo 2020 Broadcast Rights Still up for Grabs

first_img“His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of the state, Honourable Philip Shaibu has said that the Edo 2020 will redefine National Sports Festival in Nigeria and part of that re-definition is to follow international best practices where organisers of sporting events count on money realized from selling the broadcast rights to help finance the organization of the event.”Television and media organisations pay huge sums of money for the exclusive right to broadcast top sporting events live and we want to make the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival a benchmark for future editions such that we don’t need to pay huge sums to television stations to cover the event when the reverse should be the case,” he said.Itemuagbor revealed that the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has ceded the broadcast and marketing rights of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival to the Edo State Government and television stations and companies interested in making use of the huge platform the Festival represents should discuss with his committee.He added that the media rights a broadcast station will enjoy depending on the agreement reached will include the right to record, create and exploit the official films of the Competition and/or similar audiovisual products and programming, and shall include fixed media rights, public exhibition rights and in-flight rights.“These are some of the things our television stations pay for when they acquire the rights to broadcast the FIFA World Cup, The Africa Cup of Nations, the World Athletics Championships and other international sporting events including the Olympic Games. They have to pay to acquire such rights too in Nigeria and we are happy we are starting with the Edo 2020 which the government of Edo State has promised will be the best ever,” said Itemuagbor, a well-known name in sports marketing in Nigeria and a proud son of EdoShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Marketing Committee for the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 has said that no television station in Nigeria has been granted the terrestrial rights to produce and broadcast the events of the competition and has called on all broadcast media interested in acquiring the rights to make formal bids to the committee.Chairman of the committee, Mike Itemuagbor, said at the weekend that interested television houses should come forward with their bids and open discussion with the committee.“As at today, no television station in Nigeria or elsewhere has been granted the rights for the live coverage, tape-delayed coverage, practices and interviews of the festival,” said Itemuagbor who says broadcast rights are rights which a broadcasting organisation will negotiate with the committee in order to get the events of the Festival screened on television either live, delayed or just highlights.last_img read more

Kobelt falls to freshman stud Loeb in Syracuse’s 7-0 loss to North Carolina

first_img Published on March 30, 2014 at 7:31 pm Contact Ryan: [email protected] After battling back and forth for the entire second set, Maddie Kobelt won three straight points to give herself three chances to win the set against the No. 1 ranked women’s tennis player in the country, Jamie Loeb.Unfortunately for Kobelt, Loeb just executed the big points better. She would save the three straight set points Kobelt had to send it to deuce, and then save another set point at deuce before closing the game out.From there, Loeb failed to lose another game, breaking Kobelt’s serve and then holding on to win the tight second set 7-5 and the match 6-0, 7-5. For the day, No. 8 North Carolina (19-3, 8-1 Atlantic Coast)) defeated Syracuse (3-10, 3-5) 7-0 Sunday at Drumlins Tennis Club.As the match ended, the crowd gave Kobelt a standing ovation for her efforts against Loeb, although it came in defeat.“She came up with some great returns,” Kobelt said. “She did great with the pressure. Even when I had the chance to break her at 5-4, she came up with the big shots at the right time. That’s what makes her above everyone else.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textTo save those three set points, it took everything Loeb had. Down 4-5, love-40, Loeb hit a great passing shot as Kobelt approached the net. Kobelt employed the same strategy on the next point, hitting a volley as she approached the net, but Loeb was able to hit a passing shot that clipped the tape on the net before whizzing past Kobelt. To save the last of the three straight set points, Loeb hit a serve so big Kobelt could not place her return in play.After battling back to draw the game even at deuce, Loeb handed Kobelt another chance to take the set by double faulting. But again Loeb would not allow Kobelt to finish her opportunity, hitting another passing shot over Kobelt’s head as she approached that clipped the baseline and fell in play. Loeb would not allow Kobelt another opportunity, hitting a serve that drew a long return followed by an ace that led her to shout, “Let’s go!”“Jamie played great today,” SU interim head coach Shelley George said. “I give her credit. She is a great player. She does have that No. 1 ranking behind her. Maddie played a great match today and I’m really proud of her effort.”After failing to finish her set points and take the match to a third set, Kobelt struggled. At love all, Kobelt netted an easy put-away overhead and at 15-all, netted an easy put-away volley after a strong serve. From there, Loeb was just too good. She hit a forehand passing shot on the straight run after a volley by Kobelt that zoomed right past Kobelt and gave her break point. Kobelt would approach down 30-40, but Loeb’s passing shots carried too much power, forcing Kobelt to make the error and give Loeb the deciding break.“When the pressure was on she came up with some great shots,” Kobelt said. “And I missed some opportunities as well.”Before the second set started, the match appeared like it would be a routine blowout for one of the best women’s players in the nation. Loeb absolutely dominated the first set, taking it 6-0 and barely allowing Kobelt to win any points.Kobelt’s strategy to keep approaching and rely on her volley game worked much more effectively in the second set and slowed down Loeb’s momentum. She also got her first-serve percentage numbers up, hitting much more powerful and better-placed first serves throughout the second set.Loeb went from running away with the match to facing set points against her seemingly out of nowhere — but she edged the senior and lived up to her growing pedigree as one of the nation’s best players. “I executed my game more, and getting my first-serve percentage up,” Kobelt said. “I didn’t make enough first serves to be effective in the first set. And I think she was grooving in on the second serve and she had her confidence up.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

David Leonhardt talks ‘nerd journalism’

first_imgDavid Leonhardt, the editor of  “The Upshot,” a New York Times website focusing on politics and public policy, visited the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Tuesday to discuss how mathematics is mixing with the news industry.Roundtable discussion · On Tuesday, David Leonhardt met with students in the Geoffrey Cowan Forum in Annenberg. Leonhardt expressed to students the importance of reporters telling more than just a story. – Austin Vogel | Daily TrojanLeonhardt is at the forefront of the growing world of “nerd journalism,” a term he uses to describe a new way to convey news using data, analytics and statistics.“We are not shy about being nerdy,” Leonhardt said. “We all want to be the nerdiest.”He explained that the website’s goal is to improve clarity surrounding important events.“Our basic mission is to write about big, complicated events in a conversational way,” Leonhardt said. “We want to help people understand events they otherwise may have trouble comprehending.”Leonhardt started The Upshot at The New York Times to fill the void left by Nate Silver after he took his immensely popular FiveThirtyEight blog to ESPN.  Silver famously correctly predicted the winner of all 50 states in the 2012 presidential election, creating popular interest in data-driven journalism. The Upshot will now look to capitalize on this growing field by taking more unconventional routes to report news.“In order to give people information that they don’t already have, journalists now often need to go a level deeper,” Leonhardt said. “One of the ways to do that is to do nerd journalism. It is to go heavily into the numbers behind something, get really wonky about it and try to explain to people what is going on in a way an                     eleven-hundred word newspaper story cannot.”In an age where housing foreclosures and unemployment rates are staples on the front pages of newspapers across the country, Leonhardt and The Upshot want to ensure that anyone can interpret the news.“People want to understand the details and the numbers and the facts that they are surrounded by in a very deep way,” Leonhardt said.The Upshot will feature not only in-depth reporting and infographics, but also data-driven charts, tables and animations to help readers understand complex topics.“What we are doing is really nerdy stuff,”  Leonardt said. “Yet it is all meant to appeal to people who don’t have any sort of expertise, who don’t have any sort of degree in economics. I like to think of the audience for this type of journalism as really smart people who come into something knowing absolutely nothing.”The evolution of  “nerd journalism” forces the next generation of reporters and writers to do more than just tell a story, Leonhardt said.“I want an article to teach me something that I don’t already know,” Leonhardt said. “A lot of times, I don’t really care if you show me something showing that you covered a big story. What I’m looking for is something that can help me understand something even better. It’s writing a story that no one else has written.”last_img read more

Professor writes books on history of Nazis in Los Angeles

first_img“People want to know — how do we resist hate in America?” That’s what USC history professor Steven Ross said the appeal of his latest book was. Although the nonfiction historical work explores a spy group’s efforts to combat fascist groups in America in the mid-1900s, Ross said the ideas apply more generally to how hate becomes popular and how governments can be complicit in it. Titled Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America, the book is set for release Tuesday. The work follows the journey of attorney Leon Lewis and the spy group he created to infiltrate and prevent fascist groups in Los Angeles from carrying out plots to kill Hollywood professionals and Jews living in the area.Writing on hate · Professor of history Steven Ross developed the idea for Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America after he found reports at Cal State Northridge that documented fascist activity in Los Angeles. Wanting He | Daily TrojanRoss first began exploring Lewis and his operation while conducting research for his last book Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, according to his Dornsife faculty profile.“I wanted to learn more about Hollywood’s response to Nazism, so I found an online exhibit from Cal State Northridge, called ‘In Our Own Backyard’ that documented fascist and Nazi activity in L.A.,” Ross said. “I went out to the library there and discovered there were over 200 boxes, filled with these reports, and it was just too much for what was going to be a page in a book. So I said when I was finished with Hollywood Left and Right, I would go back to Northridge and try to figure out what the story was. So that’s what I did.”Ross started working on Hitler in Los Angeles in 2011, following the completion of his last book. According to Ross, he researched and wrote the book over the course of five years, finishing the manuscript in December 2016. At first, Ross had trouble piecing together Lewis’ story with the documents he found at Cal State Northridge because most information about the spy operation was kept secret. He finally made a breakthrough by returning to USC, where he found detailed papers kept by Joe Roos, who worked closely with Lewis in his spying operation, Ross said. “After reading 30 pages of [Roos’ papers], I knew exactly what the story was, because he explained exactly what was going on, and at that point I knew I had a thriller,” Ross said. “Not just a history book, but a thriller.”Beyond the fascinating nature of the content, Ross said he wrote the book because he has a personal history with the Nazis’ actions. “My parents are both Holocaust survivors,” Ross said. “My mother had been in Auschwitz, and my father in Dachau, and from childhood on, I wondered how all this could happen, and my childhood self asked, ‘Why didn’t Jews do more to fight [Adolf] Hitler?’”Throughout his research, however, Ross found that his question was a commonly held misconception about Jewish action against Nazism. Many historians, including Ross initially, believed American Jews didn’t do enough to fight Hitler’s actions. But the real problem, he realized, wasn’t Jewish complacency, but rather a lack of action on the part of the American government partly because of its preoccupation with combating communism at home.“I realized that I had been asking the wrong questions, as had many decades of historians,” Ross said. “What I found was that Jews were very active in combating Hitler … the real villain of this era isn’t Jewish complacency, but the American government and their obsession with finding ‘reds’ in America, and their virtual, total ignoring of Nazis and fascists in America.” Fighting fascism · History professor Steven Ross’ book details undercover spy operations to undermine fascist plots in California. Photo from Bloomsbury PublishingConversely, Ross said the people who spied for Lewis saw Jews not as a separate group, but as Americans. “[Of] the spies, the men and women who went to help Leon Lewis, only one was a Jew,” Ross said. “Everyone else was a Christian. And they believed they were fighting not on behalf of Jews, they were fighting on behalf of Americans. As far as they were concerned, the notion of the hyphenated American — the Jewish-American, the Catholic-American, the Black-American — the first part of the hyphen was an adjective, and what mattered was the noun, American, and they did not want to see one group attacking another group of Americans.”Even before publication, the book is gaining widespread attention. Ross’ work has been featured in The New Yorker and the Los Angeles Times. He attributes this attention to the presence of fascist groups in Los Angeles during WWII, which holds a stark similarity to the rise of modern-day hate groups. “It’s a story of what happens when hate groups move from the margins to the mainstream of American society, and when government authorities are either complacent or complicit in it,” Ross said. “I think my book is a warning. It’s both a story of the past and a warning of the present, because [what we see now is] not real Nazis but neo-Nazis, not Klan members but white supremacists.”last_img read more

Football: Badgers’ trio looks to add next chapter of ‘Running-Back U’

first_imgWisconsin men’s football didn’t have a 1,000-yard rusher last season for the first time since 2008.After Heisman hopeful and potential first round pick Corey Clement suffered an early groin injury in week one’s blowout loss to Alabama, backups Taiwan Deal and Dare Ogunbowale were unable to carry the unanticipated load and fell flat during a mediocre season.The two amassed only 1,322 total yards and averaged a combined 3.8 yards per carry.While Clement recovered with enough time to play against Rutgers on Halloween, he finished the year with only 231 rushing yards and was forced to sit out the season finale at Minnesota for off-field disciplinary issues.Football: Clement cited for off-campus altercationThe miserable junior season for Wisconsin running back Corey Clement took another ugly turn Wednesday. According to Zach Heilprin of Read…The numbers were particularly atypical for a school that is frequently known for its legendary backfields, but the three returning backs remain unfazed by the expectations that come each season.“With Corey down last season and Dare and I vying for time, we all just became really close,” Deal said. “It’s a party every time we see each other now and we carry that fun off the field into our practice and work each week.”Wisconsin has never been a stranger to a two-back set, and has sported some of the most productive tandems college football has ever seen.That list is headlined by five straight years with John Clay and Montee Ball in 2010, Ball and James White from 2011-12, White and Melvin Gordon in 2013 and Gordon and Clement in 2014. Each duo racked up more than 2,600 yards on the ground and made up five of the top six most efficient two-back sets in Big Ten history.Despite all the success two running back offenses have had for the Badgers over the years, this close triangle of guys has a different feel. With Clement finally returning to health late in spring practice, a rare three-back set could emerge entering an especially brutal fall schedule.“We’re all brothers,” Clement said. “Whether it’s a good or a bad play, we hold each other accountable and work with each other to make it positive. No one guy thinks they’re higher than any other guy in the group and that makes it fun to be around.”Football: As spring winds down, quarterback battle heats upThe battle for the Wisconsin’s quarterback spot is in full swing this spring and remains one of the big question marks Read…The backs enter their second season under head running backs coach John Settle. Settle resumed his position at University of Wisconsin after a brief stint with the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns and University of Pittsburg before returning to Madison with current head coach Paul Chryst. Settle told ESPN’s Jesse Temple in March this year’s core really thought they were able to do the little things last season to help the Badgers get wins, and their close relationship will make them dangerous in the coming season.“Coach Settle does an excellent job of implementing both collegiate and NFL skills on and off the field,” Clement said. “He treats us like adults and that’s how we, as a unit, want to be treated. Whoever’s the freshman in the room is going to get treated like a senior and that’s the mentality he wants you to have.”Despite the lack of productivity a season ago, Clement’s absence might have been what this unit needed to reach the elite level associated with a typical Wisconsin backfield. The entire offensive line from last season is coming back and Chryst has finally built the power running unit he set out to establish in his return to Wisconsin.“I think we can be one of the best tandems in the country,” Deal said. “Three running backs that all have power and speed; we can do some really good things this season.”With the final week of spring practice in the books, the three will enter summer play at full strength and look forward to the fall. Clement rehabbed his way back into live scrimmages at practice and seems relatively healthy entering his senior year.“[Ogunbawole and Deal] are motivating competitors and just always going,” Clement said. “You want those guys around you to help you get better.”Settle and the backs seemed incredibly confident exiting spring practice last Thursday. All in all, team cohesion in the backfield looks solid and could push the Badgers back into form as a running powerhouse.“It feels great to carry on the tradition and legacy of some of those legendary running backs,” Deal said. “This is Wisconsin football and we are the ‘running back university.’”last_img read more

Lagos Independence 7s International Rugby Tournament Kicks off

first_imgThis year’s edition promises to be a grand event as Lagos State government, through Lagos State Sports Commission, is partnering with the organisers- Friends of Rugby, to provide a truly world class competition.Through this event, the Lagos State Rugby Football Association intends to promote awareness and improve the level of participation for the sport especially among the youths in the state.The organisers planned a carnival-like atmosphere at the venue throughout the duration of the tournament.Special Adviser on Sports to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Deji Tinubu, said over the past seven years, this event has become an important part of the Nigerian sports calendar and acquires a special place in the hearts of Rugby players and enthusiasts, adding that “the goal of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is to first create a sporting culture in Lagos State and eventually makes the state Africa’s sports hub and we are determined to achieve these goals. Our support for, and participation in the 2016 Independence Rugby 7s event is in line with the stated goal.“By supporting this year’s edition, the Commission expects the tournament to help popularise and grow Rugby in the state as we gradually improve the event to world class standards.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Independence 7s Rugby Tournament will kick off today at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos.The two days event slated for today and tomorrow, will feature teams like, Samurai Bulldogs of UK, the Zambian national 7s  and Alexandria Rugby Club of Egypt, who will be competing with the best of our Nigerian club sides such as Cowrie RFC Lagos, Barewa RFC Kano, Nigeria Police RFC among others.last_img read more

Manager Mike Scioscia monitoring Angels’ bullpen, but not more than usual

first_imgScioscia insisted Saturday that he’s not more concerned about overtaxing his bullpen than in the past. The Angels’ new six-man starting rotation this season also is not a reason for keeping a closer watch on their relievers than usual, according to Scioscia.The Angels have seven relievers to go with a six-man rotation used to accommodate Shohei Ohtani, a rookie from Japan who is pitching and serving as a designated hitter this season. Even if the Angels had eight relievers, Scioscia said he would keep a close watch on his bullpen.The starters simply haven’t chewed up the needed innings to give the bullpen a break, he said.“You always pay a lot of attention to your bullpen,” Scioscia said. “But when you’re in the situation that we’ve been in for the first quarter of the season, you certainly have to pay more attention to it. We’ve been fortunate to have mostly an eight-man bullpen, which helps for the first 40 games.”Seven relievers should be plenty, as far as Scioscia is concerned. ANAHEIM — No question, the Angels’ bullpen was overworked to start the 2018 season. Their relief corps needed to be monitored and protected as much as possible as the days and weeks passed and their starters failed to pitch deep enough in games.Matters seemed to be changing for the better, with Angels starters posting a 2.14 ERA in May, the fourth-best mark in the majors. Handoffs from their starters to their relievers continue to be problematic, however, with Friday’s bullpen collapse the latest case in point.Manager Mike Scioscia tried to avoid using Jose Alvarez, Kenyan Middleton and Jim Johnson on Friday, giving them a rest after they pitched Thursday. Instead, Scioscia stayed with Justin Anderson, who gave up three runs in 1-1/3 innings in the Angels’ 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins.Middleton is the only Angels reliever to have pitched three consecutive days, and he ended up on the disabled list because of a right elbow inflammation after throwing April 21-22-23. Three consecutive days of throwing now seems to be the no-go zone.Related Articles Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros “Our issue has been for a lot of the first quarter of the season is we were averaging 14 outs from a lot of the rotation,” he said. “That’s a lot for you bullpen to pick up every night. We’re protective of every pitcher in our bullpen. They need a day (off), they get a day.”OHTANI WORKLOAD UPDATEThe Angels hope Ohtani will shift from pitching every seven days to every six days, which was their game plan going into the season. When it happens is anyone’s guess, although the Angels finally have six healthy starters with the return of Nick Tropeano from the disabled list Saturday.“Hopefully, Shohei will be able to come back on a six-day rest instead of a seven-day,” Scioscia said. “As he gets comfortable and starts to get innings under his belt, hopefully, he’ll be able to recover and be able to do that at some point. It will help us a lot.“(But) we don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves.”COVERING THE BASESThe Angels sent reliever Akeel Morris to Triple-A Salt Lake in order to make room for Tropeano on the roster. Tropeano, who started Saturday against the Twins, had been on the disabled list because of shoulder inflammation since May 2.Reliever Blake Wood is scheduled to make a rehab appearance with Class-A Inland Empire on Monday, Scioscia said. Wood, a right-hander, has been on the DL since April 23 because of an impingement in his right shoulder. Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Bellator 220 results: Rory MacDonald, Jon Fitch fight to controversial majority draw

first_img— Bellator 220 presents some of the more notable names in the organization. Don’t sleep, though, on Gaston Bolanos, who begins the main card action.— A lot is on the line for MacDonald ahead of his first title defense.— Benson Henderson wanted Brent Primus. Instead, he’s getting Adam Piccolotti. Henderson goes in-depth to SN on why he’s getting the latter and not the former. MMA pundits expected welterweight champion Rory MacDonald to steamroll through Jon Fitch and advance to the semifinals of the Welterweight Grand Prix in the main event of Bellator 220.Fitch and the judges inside the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., had other plans. MacDonald and Fitch fought to a majority draw (48-46 Fitch, 47-47, 47-47). Sporting News scored it 48-47 for MacDonald. Despite the bout ending in a tie, MacDonald, as the welterweight titleholder, advances to the semifinals to face Neiman Gracie on June 14. Join DAZN and watch Canelo vs. Jacobs on May 4If the ending of the fight wasn’t strange enough, MacDonald’s comments during his postfight interview should be of concern. He wouldn’t even say whether he will take on Gracie a little less than seven weeks from now at Madison Square Garden in New York.”It’s hard to pull the trigger,” MacDonald told John McCarthy. “I don’t have that killer instinct. It’s hard to explain … it takes a certain spirit to come in here and put a man through pain and I don’t know if I have that same drive to hurt people anymore.”MacDonald (20-5-1) got off to a good start in the first two rounds. He landed the harder shots and was able to get right back to his feet when Fitch took him down. The momentum shifted in Fitch’s favor in the third round when he was able to get MacDonald to the canvas. This time, though, Fitch didn’t let MacDonald go. The 41-year-old connected on sharp elbows to bloody up MacDonald, digging punches to his body and grinding him to knock the wind out of him. MacDonald came out relentless in the fourth round, landing a sharp elbow and immediately connecting on a head kick that staggered Fitch. But Fitch remained determined; he moved forward and scored another takedown to remain in top control for the rest of the round. Fitch (32-7-2, one-no contest) went back to grappling in the fifth, taking down MacDonald and giving him no space to get back to his feet. That paved the way for the controversial majority draw ruling.Here is what happened at Bellator 220 (all times Eastern):Bellator 220 updates, resultsRory MacDonald and Jon Fitch fight to a majority draw; MacDonald advances to semifinals1:12 a.m.: MacDonald and Fitch go to a majority draw (48-46 Fitch, 47-47, 47-47); by rule, the champion advances to the next round. Hard to see where a judge gave Fitch an apparent 10-8 round. He wasn’t dominant enough to warrant such a score. Not a fan of MacDonald moving on this way. A sixth round should have been ordered and whoever won it would have advanced.  Round 5: Knowing he needed to be dominant, Fitch sent MacDonald right back to the mat. Fitch had himself in great position and didn’t give MacDonald room to breathe by pounding the body. I don’t get why Fitch didn’t try to go for the finish because it wasn’t a 10-8 round and he didn’t put MacDonald in a dangerous position to be stopped. I have a feeling these scorecards are going to be all over the place. (48-47 MacDonald)Round 4: MacDonald started out on fire, wobbling Fitch with a sharp elbow and following it up immediately with a hard body kick. To Fitch’s credit, he hung in there and took MacDonald back down to the canvas. Unlike the previous round, Fitch didn’t do much with it. Hard to award rounds when you have dominant position and do nothing with it. Fitch needs a stoppage to win the championship. (39-37 MacDonald)Round 3: Fitch needed to change the tide and he did just that. Not only did he secure another takedown, but this time, he kept MacDonald down and went to work. He got into MacDonald and bloodied up him with elbows and continuous punches to the body and head. It isn’t the most crowd-pleasing style to implement, but it is effective. If Fitch is going win the belt, he needs to keep getting takedowns. (29-28 MacDonald)Round 2: Fitch once again scored two takedowns, but MacDonald got up each time with relative ease. MacDonald is doing a good job in controlling the action on the feet and using his distance well. An impressive takedown at the end of the round by MacDonald to let Fitch know he can do that, too. If MacDonald can do it again with some time, watch out, as he’s lethal when on top. (20-18 MacDonald)Round 1: The fight is already playing out the way pundits had expected it go. MacDonald needed to keep it on the feet and Fitch to get takedowns. While Fitch scored two takedowns, MacDonald threw and connected on the harder punches. (10-9 MacDonald)12:28 a.m.: It is now time for the main event of Bellator 220: Rory MacDonald puts the welterweight title on the line against Jon Fitch in the final bout of the opening round of the Welterweight Grand Prix. Will MacDonald (20-5) be able to erase the nightmare of getting battered by Gegard Mousasi in their middleweight title bout in September? If he can’t, Fitch (32-7-1, one no-contest) has a good shot at walking out with the gold.Ilima-Lei Macfarlane stops Veta Arteaga to retain the women’s flyweight championship12:14 a.m.: Macfarlane def. Arteaga via TKO at 1:56 of the third round when the ringside doctor stopped the fight. Macfarlane began the third with another takedown, then connected on one of the most vicious elbows you will ever see (or hear). The crack from elbow to forehead was audible. Immediately, blood gushed out of Arteaga’s forehead. Referee Jason Herzog called for a timeout. The ringside doctor looked at the deep cut and wouldn’t allow Arteaga to go on.Big elbow from the champ, @Ilimanator in round two. 💪💥— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) April 28, 2019An entertaining fight and one that should be run back. Even though Macfarlane won the first two rounds, they were close and Arteaga made a good showing. Macfarlane wants a rematch and, hopefully, Bellator officials let it happen.Round 2: Macfarlane wasted no time going right at Arteaga and taking her to the mat. What she didn’t expect was Arteaga landing a sharp elbow to cause a cut to Macfarlane. But what Arteaga didn’t expect when the fight made it back to the feet was that Macfarlane would be effective standing by staying on the outside and throwing leg kicks to control distance. Arteaga has to find a way to get on the inside. (20-18 Macfarlane)Round 1: A fun opening round. Smart move by Macfarlane going for and being able to get a takedown right away. She tried for a kneebar and submission to no avail. Have to give Arteaga credit. She didn’t get overwhelmed and kept herself in the right positions to avoid trouble. (10-9 Macfarlane)11:47 p.m.: What an entrance by Macfarlane. One of the best in MMA.🍍👊The champ is here! @Ilimanator makes her walk to the cage in typical and extravagant fashion.— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) April 28, 201911:44 p.m.: It is time for the co-main event of Bellator 220: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defends the Bellator women’s flyweight championship against Veta Arteaga. Since winning the belt, Macfarlane (9-0) has won both of her title defenses, over Alejandra Lara and Valerie Letourneau, by submission. Arteaga (5-2) earned her shot at the belt by defeating Emily Ducote and Denise Kielholtz, respectively.Arteaga has to keep the fight on the feet because if Macfarlane gets it on the ground, it’s all over.11:31 p.m.: Henderson def. Piccolotti by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28). Unbelievable fight. That was one of the best grappling contests you will see inside an MMA cage. Piccolotti had the advantage in the first round and Henderson had the upper hand in the second. Everything came down to the third round. Each guy secured a choke, but Piccolotti made a gigantic mistake with his. He left a slight opening and Henderson capitalized. He stayed composed, slipped out and got into full mount to land right and left hands to the final bell. The judges remembered what happened at the end, and it was Henderson in control. Henderson has now won three consecutive fights and is back in the lightweight title picture. One more win and Henderson will get another chance to win the championship.11:15 p.m.: Highly entertaining first round. Piccolotti tried for a couple of chokes and Henderson rose back to his feet with about 40 seconds remaining. Henderson blasted Piccolotti with a series of leg kicks and a sharp elbow and staggered him with a head kick to close the stanza.11:08 p.m.: Coming up at Bellator 220, Benson Henderson squares off with Adam Piccolotti in lightweight action. Henderson (26-8), a former UFC and WEC lightweight champion, seems to have gained his footing inside the Bellator cage, winning back-to-back fights after losing three of his first four bouts in the organization. After losing back-to-back affairs, Piccolotti (11-2) has gotten those two wins back. This fight is the biggest of Piccolotti’s career and one Henderson cannot overlook.Phil Davis chops down Liam McGeary to earn a submission victory11:57 p.m.: Davis def. McGeary by submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:11 of the third round. Davis threw a left jab to break McGeary’s jaw and send him to the canvas. Davis mounted McGeary and threw a couple hard ground-and-pound punches. Davis went for a rear-naked choke and as soon as he touched McGeary’s jaw, the Englishman tapped out. A surprising performance by Davis. Very shocked to see him willing to engage, stay on the outside and throw leg kicks. McGeary had no answer for the strategy until he decided to go forward in the third round, but Davis’ striking proved to be too [email protected] gets the victory via TKO! 💥@BellatorMMA #Bellator220— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) April 28, 2019If Davis can keep working on his striking, light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader better watch out.10:45 p.m.: Why isn’t McGeary checking Davis’ leg kicks? All those kicks are adding up to a ton of damage. McGeary needs to alter his strategy in a hurry as the third and final round is about to begin.10:31 p.m.: Up next at Bellator 220, Phil Davis goes up against Liam McGeary in light heavyweight action. Davis and McGeary (13-3) met at Bellator 163 in November 2016 with the former using his dominant wrestling to become the light heavyweight champion. Can Davis put on a repeat performance, or has McGeary learned from his past mistakes?Gaston Bolanos makes quick work of Nathan Stolen 10:18 p.m.: Bolanos def. Stolen by TKO at 2:21 of the first round. A great ending to the fight when Bolanos and Stolen were attempting to throw left hooks at the same time. Bolanos connected first to send Stolen to the mat. He threw two ground-and-pound punches to finish off Stolen. It’s time for Bolanos to face a quality opponent. The talent is there; now he needs a test to see how good he really is. Couldn’t ask for a better start to the card.Gaston Bolanos starts the @BellatorMMA Main Card with a BANG! 💥We’re just getting started. Watch #Bellator220 now! 👉— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) April 28, 201910:13 p.m.: Gaston Bolanos takes on Nathan Stolen in lightweight action to kick off the main card of Bellator 220. Bolanos (4-1) makes his 2019 debut having won three consecutive fights. Stolen (8-4) is in desperate need of a victory after losing three in a row and four of his last five. This is designed as a showcase for Bolanos. Can he rise to the occasion?Welcome to Sporting News’ live coverage of Bellator 220. An exciting night of action is in front of us with two world championship fights at the top of the bill. Grab the refreshments and enjoy what should be a great night.Bellator 220 undercard resultsAviv Gozali def. Travis Crain via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:15 of the first round; lightweightsMatt Perez def. Justin Tenedora by knockout at 4:52 of the first round; flyweightsJosh San Diego def. Brandon Laroco via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26); featherweightsJordan Williams def. Diego Herzog by TKO at 1:21 of the third round; middleweightsAbraham Vaesau def. Justin Roswell via TKO at 1:59 of the first round; middleweightsBellator 220 fight cardMain cardRory MacDonald (c) vs. Jon Fitch for MacDonald’s welterweight title.Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) vs. Veta Arteaga for Macfarlane’s women’s flyweight title.Benson Henderson vs. Adam Piccolotti; lightweights.Phil Davis vs. Liam McGeary; light Heavyweights. Gaston Bolanos vs. Nathan Stolen; lightweights.Preliminary card Tom Ponce De Leon vs. Jamario Mulder; welterweights.Diego Herzog vs. Jordan Williams; middleweights. Justin Tenedora vs. Matthew Perez; flyweights. Abraham Vaesau vs. Justin Roswell; welterweights.Aviv Gozali vs. Travis Crain; lightweights. Josh San Diego vs Brandon Laroco; catchweight. Boris Novachkov vs Chris Inocencio; Featherweights Ignacio Ortiz vs Roger Severson; Featherweights Bellator 220 latest news — Jon Fitch explains to Sporting News when and why he considered stepping away from MMA.— Ilima-Lei Macfarlane talks with SN about a variety of topics leading into her title defense in Bellator 220’s co-main event.— Rory MacDonald tells SN why he regretted moving up to middleweight to challenge champion Gegard Mousasi.last_img read more

BiH team scores 3.8 goals per match, Džeko the best scorer of qualifications

first_imgBiH team has defeated Latvia in Riga with a very good result of 5:0 as a part of the 6th round of qualifications for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil,reports klix.baApart from 5 goals, BiH players had many other good opportunities. In 6 qualifying matches they scored 23 goals or 3.8 per game which is an excellent result. After BiH Germany comes second with 22 goals or 3.7 per match, followed by England with 21 goal or 3.5 per match.Netherlands, who won all six matches, has scored 20 goals or 3.3 per match and they are positioned fourth.BiH also has the best striker in Europe- Edin Džeko who scored 8 goals, while Vedad Ibišević is third with 6 goals.BiH football players are coming home today at 3.30 p.m.(photo: read more

Sunday blog: Tuesday’s city council appointment was a mixed bag

first_imgCommentary by Tracy McCue — Tuesday, the Wellington City Council found itself in a no-win situation when it chose a replacement for B.J. Tracy, who resigned from the board last month. The council was split, and ultimately the majority chose Bill Butts to represent Wellington in the vacant seat until the spring or fall of 2017 depending when the Kansas Legislature mandates the next municipal election.Cindy AntonichThe debate centered on whether or not to choose in a field of seven applicants candidate Cindy Antonich who received the fourth largest vote total — and highest number of those candidates not elected — in the previous April election. Instead, three of the council members: Kelly Green, Vince Wetta and Kip Etter ultimately went with Butts, who they felt was the best candidate to represent Wellington. Butts did not run for office in 2015.Bill ButtsAs city law is written, those council members did nothing wrong. They did what they were asked to do under the bylaws of city policy. They also did not do anything unusual.On national, state and county levels where there are partisan politics, when elected officials resign or retire in midstream they are replaced by members of their own party. If it’s a Republican official, nobody thinks twice when appointing another Republican. For example, when U.S. Senator Bob Dole resigned to run for U.S. President in 1996, fellow Republican Sheila Frahm replaced him.Frahm did not run against Dole in the previous election in 1992. A Democrat named Gloria O’Dell was his challenger. Was O’Dell appointed because she had the second most votes? No. Was Democrat George McGovern appointed as President when Republican Richard Nixon resigned? Has Sumner County Republicans ever replaced a midstream vacancy with a Democrat?This view that the council has a morale obligation to go with the next candidate vote total especially so soon after an election, may have validity since the city council is non-partisan.But it most certainly is not a requirement. Appointments are not the same as elections. We elect those in office so they can make these kinds of decisions. That is why it so important for you to make an informed vote during an election so you have the right elected official making the right decision.In the Butts vs. Antonich issue, the council can be absolved of any wrong doing.But here is what the council did do wrong…•••••The council did itself no favors by how it conducted the process.After a 15-day application process, the council went over applications at the end of a previous work session and asked candidates to approach them.Two applicants told Sumner Newscow they never got a chance to address or speak to the council. One candidate said he never received an e-mail and for that matter did not know the meeting took place.And if the Wellington City Clerk Shane Shield’s e-mail was the only thing that was used to contact these applicants, there is nothing that indicates that they would be interviewed.When the vote came around at the next public meeting, neither the applicants or the citizens were allowed input, before the vote was taken.As citizen Tom McAlister pointed out, it appeared as if the council was ramrodding this through.What the council should have done is either hold a special meeting, not a work session, or hold the interviews during the regular session on Tuesday.I would have given each candidate a certified letter saying such a meeting will take place, that they would be asked to speak, and invite the media and public at large.The council members should have given each candidate an opportunity to speak for five minutes, follow with a question and answer session, allow input from the audience, before debating amongst themselves and voting. Get the whole meeting taped on Channel 55.If the council would have shown more transparency, they may have avoided much of the ensuing wrath.  I, personally as a voter and city taxpayer, didn’t feel as if I got a chance to learn anything about the seven applicants.  As a reporter, I didn’t make it a priority to attend that work session for which I should have. But I, like at least two of the applicants, must have missed the memo.There is no indication each council member did not invest the time to pick who they thought would be the most deserving council member to serve out Tracy’s term. But that didn’t get conveyed.Maybe, next time.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (23) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +11 Vote up Vote down Guest · 270 weeks ago One thing good about the outcome, of their decision, if we ever have to go with option three , we now have a couple of council members with experience in that field.. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down Home Town Boy · 270 weeks ago Our new council make up is a joke. Report Reply 2 replies · active 270 weeks ago +8 Vote up Vote down #1 guest · 270 weeks ago Good news Tracy. You hit it dead on. I like that you said something slipped by you . YOU ARE HUMANE? Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago -15 Vote up Vote down Sally · 270 weeks ago Roy Eckert is responsible for day to day decisions at city hall and he did a very poor job in the notification of the work session to the applicants for the city council member open position. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down lead don’t follow · 270 weeks ago If you were wanting to be on the counsel why would you not attend a work session. Why would you need to be asked or told? Would it not be advantage to have attended the session so you would be up to speed on what the counsel was working on. You would have been sworn in if appointed so any extra knowledge would only be a plus. Why is it that some feel like they need to have been guided or told to attend. What kind of leader has to be told to be somewhere. Some seek out the opportunity. Tracy you even pointed out you knew about the meeting you just didn’t attend. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +16 Vote up Vote down David · 270 weeks ago Appointing your own guy over a group of candidates who have just undergone the rigors of a campaign and the discourse of an election process … well, that sort of thing is going to upset people, and especially the voting public. Many of the candidates who “lost” in the election attended many workshops and work sessions along the way. Why should they have to undergo an “interview?” You already know them. Finding loopholes and wording it “best candidate” to justify an appointment does not make it right. Best candidate in whose eyes? The eyes of three. This is the problem. This situation really has a bad scent to it. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +7 Vote up Vote down Home Town Boy · 270 weeks ago Spot on David thanks for clearing it up for the ignorants in town. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down SuCoPride · 270 weeks ago It sounds to me as this Council should make the confirmation of the appointment process a priority, and make adjustments if necessary. The details should be outlined step by step, including the timeline for applications, those who will conduct interviews, the interview process, and the approval process. When it is clearly outlined, it makes it much more difficult to doubt the process. You still might not like the outcome, but you must be able to stand behind the process. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down move on · 270 weeks ago David you are correct there was an election. We as voters voted whom we thought would do the best job. They decided that Mr. Butts would be the best candidate for the position. That is why we elected them. If the other candidates had already had their chance to speak and was interviewed in such a rigorous process then there would not have been a reason for them to be at the work session. The two that did not run were. They picked someone who didn’t run for the position. So now we need to move on and support those we elected to do their job as a city counsel person. Report Reply 0 replies · active 270 weeks ago +9 Vote up Vote down Home Town Boy · 270 weeks ago There is no real representation with out all areas of the city being represented as a whole not with the new process where everyone can come from the same City block or neighborhood. WE seriously need to revamp the voting process over again and have someone from each district on the council so no one/area is left out. Before long all the tax money will be spent in the rich areas/developing areas and the rest of us that are south of the tracks will be fed bread crumbs from the budget. Report Reply 2 replies · active 270 weeks ago 12Next » Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. 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Man Utd stun Chelsea to close gap on top four

first_imgCaptain Maguire heads home to give Man Utd a 2 goal advantage.London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United moved to within three points of fourth-placed Chelsea with a smash and grab 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire on Monday.Chelsea had two goals disallowed by VAR reviews and were furious Maguire was not sent-off early on for an off-the-ball kick out at Michy Batshuayi.However, Blues boss Frank Lampard cut a frustrated figure as the flaws in both boxes which have seen his side win just four of their last 14 league games were exposed once more against ordinary opposition.Victory lifts United up to seventh and within two points of Tottenham in fifth, which could be good enough to qualify for the Champions League next season pending Manchester City’s appeal again a two-season ban from European competition.Lampard made a bold call before kick-off by again dropping the most expensive goalkeeper in football history, Kepa Arrizabalaga, to the bench in favour of the 38-year-old Willy Caballero.Batshuayi also started with Tammy Abraham ruled out by injury and Lampard’s anger at missing out on a striker in the January window was borne out by a poor night for the misfiring Belgium forward.Chelsea suffered another injury blow early on when N’Golo Kante hobbled off and the France World Cup winner is now a doubt to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League next week.The loss of Kante did not disrupt the home side’s early rhythm as Reece James and Willian fired just wide.Chelsea were then furious Maguire somehow escaped without being sent-off for kicking Batshuayi after the two collided in front of the dugouts.The former Marseille attacker then squandered the first of a host of chances by firing wide from Mason Mount’s cut-back.– One-way traffic – Chelsea’s sense of injustice increased when Willian was harshly booked for diving as he went down under a challenge from Bruno Fernandes looking for a penalty.United had not made Caballero make a single save before going in front a minute before the break when Martial planted a brilliant header into the far corner from Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s cross.There was still time for Batshuayi to miss another chance before half-time when he skewed wide from a narrow angle.The one-way traffic continued at the start of the second period as Mount hit the post and a brave block from Wan-Bissaka deflected Pedro’s goal-bound effort behind.But even when Chelsea did get the ball in the net through substitute Kurt Zouma, the goal was ruled out by VAR for a push on Brandon Williams by Cesar Azpilicueta.Fernandes was unable to make much of an impact from open play in his second United appearance since a £47 million ($62 million) move from Sporting Lisbon.However, the Portuguese international is a huge threat from set-pieces and nearly caught Caballero out with a free-kick that crashed back off the post.Moments later, Fernandes provided his first assist for the Red Devils with a corner which Maguire powered home.Lampard had seen enough from Batshuayi and handed Olivier Giroud a rare appearance off the bench for the final quarter.The French striker thought he had given Chelsea a lifeline with a near post header, but was ruled offside after a VAR review.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Leafs outlast Nitehawks 3-2 to open exhibition season

first_imgBeaver Valley outshot the Leafs 27-22 in the game.The two teams hook up again for the second game of the two-game exhibition set Saturday night in Fruitvale.Nelson completes the preseason with a two-game series against Castlegar beginning Tuesday in the Heritage City.Game two is Wednesday in Castlegar.Nelson opens the KIJHL regular season Friday, September 11 against Kelowna Chiefs.The game is the first of two on opening weekend.Saturday, September 12, Fernie Ghostriders invade the NDCC Arena. Preseason generally means nothing to coaches and players but it’s always nice to come out on the winning side of any contest.Kyle Chernenkoff’s third period goal snapped a 2-2 tie lifting the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League exhibition victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Thursday night at the NDCC Arena.Brendan Smith and Austin Lindsay had scored first period goals to give Nelson a 2-0 lead into the third period.Nathan Spark started the game in goal for Nelson before being replaced by Joe Barton.last_img read more

Raymond Aguilar, Cruz fill Slaughter’s big shoes

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. But the Gin Kings’ “never-say-die” mantra showed and it all started when Cone reached deep in his bag of tricks and found gems in Jervy Cruz and Raymond Aguilar.The two made up for Slaughter’s absence and gave Fajardo all he could handle as Ginebra made a second half rally to take a thrilling 100-96 victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkCruz fired 10 of his 17 points in the payoff period, while also hauling down seven rebounds, while the seldom-used Aguilar notched 16 markers.The pair knew how important the victory with the Gin Kings snapping their three-game losing slide. Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Ross blames refs for free throw confusion: ‘They didn’t intervene’ Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina And with Slaughter set to return on Saturday against NLEX, they are confident that Ginebra can once again go back to its old winning ways.“We’re just ready. Whether we get in the game or not, we’re used to it,” said Aguilar.“Raymond and I are ready whenever coach Tim gives us a break. He just told us to just play and stay positive. Now that we’re going to have Greg back, we’re more confident,” Cruz said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak 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 “Coach Tim was frustrated on us because we’ve already lost three straight games. So we knew we really had to bounce back,” said Cruz.And after that lackluster showing in the first half, Cone no longer needed to say a word for the players to get his message across as the pair stepped up to the plate.“We just worked because we don’t have Greg and we don’t have Joe (Devance), so we have to step up because we’ve already lost three straight. It’s going to hurt more if we still lose to San Miguel,” said Cruz.Aguilar added: “Coach told us next man up. So it was a total team effort from us. We reserves stepped up and we’re lucky that we got the win. We needed this so that we won’t go down the standings and we’re fortunate that we had a good effort on our defense and our shots went in.”Playing stupendously in slaying the reigning three-time Philippine Cup champions, it’s almost a certainty that Aguilar and Cruz will be raring to go whenever Cone calls their numbers.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES PBA IMAGESWithout Greg Slaughter in Ginebra’s collossal duel against San Miguel on Sunday, coach Tim Cone feared for the worst with June Mar Fajardo primed to dominate his squad’s frontline.That was the case in the first quarter as the Beermen leapt to a 16-point lead, 33-17.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

After quiet debut, Standhardinger insists role in San Miguel not to be ‘main scorer’

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Import likes what she saw in Iriga-Navy’s PVL opening win “I shot five shots and I’m just trying to facilitate, get the guys open, and put the guys in a right situation. Unfortunately, that didn’t work out today,” he said.Coach Leo Austria had a chance to experiment with an array of lineups, pairing Standhardinger at times with fellow big men June Mar Fajardo, Arwind Santos, and import Troy Gillenwater.Though that resulted in varying success, the 28-year-old slotman knows that he still needs time to better blend in with his new teammates.“I think the chemistry was good but obviously, the team’s still adjusting to that,” he said. “I’m looking forward to further exploring what we can do. I’m looking forward to getting a victory and get us on the right track again.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 LATEST STORIES The Fil-German big man got his first shot down — his patented baseline jumper — on his way to four points, five rebounds, two assists, and two steals. He posted the best plus-minus for the Beermen with his plus-eight in his 20 minutes of play.The Beermen’s efforts weren’t enough to hold off Baser Amer and Meralco as they absorbed a 93-85 defeat in their first game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“Everybody saw the game, we lost. That’s unfortunate, that was not good. But you know, I think I’m OK,” he said.Though a lot expected from a player of such talent, Standhardinger insisted that he won’t have the same numbers as he did in the ABL, but would be doing a lot more than just score for San Miguel. Christian Standhardinger made his awaited debut in the PBA on Wednesday.It may not have been the debut he was hoping for, but Christian Standhardinger wasn’t exactly looking for an eye-popping statline on Wednesday night.“That’s what I’ve told guys I’m gonna do. I’m not gonna go out here like in the ABL where I’m like the main scorer of the team and try to aggressively get my points,” said Standhardinger.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast View comments Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’last_img read more

AG Williams desecrates Parliament

first_imgDear Editor,The Parliament of this nation is a most sacrosanct, constitutional creation, which houses our nation’s legislative branch of Government. The nature of its work and its constitutional role under the doctrine of Separation of Powers, mandate that it must not be contaminated by petty party politics neither should its facilities be used to accommodate the activities of political parties.Against this backdrop, we must condemn in the strongest terms, the use of Parliament Building and the hallowed halls of the Chambers of the National Assembly to host an event, which, from all indications was a People’s National Congress (PNC) activity, where a grouping calling themselves “Patriots”, gathered in the National Assembly, seating themselves in its chairs, where the Chairman of the PNC, Basil Williams, addressed them about the importance of Parliament. Alarmingly, the news report says the Clerk of the National Assembly facilitated this exercise and the Clerk and staff of the National Assembly made presentations, as well.It is public knowledge that the Chairman of the PNC may be incapable of appreciating the transgressions, which he committed. However, I wish to register my deep dismay that the Speaker would permit such a pantomime to take place in the sacred halls of the National Assembly and that the Clerk has allowed himself to be used in the process. These officers are responsible for the preservation of the sanctity of our Parliament. Or is it that they have now become full-fledged creatures of the PNC.Is it that party paramountcy is now fully with us and that we should next expect that the Chairman of the PNC will soon take another party group, ensconced them in the Court of Appeal of Guyana and then lecture them on how the Judiciary works?Sincerely,Anil Nandlall, MPlast_img read more

Chinoweng Village gets boat, engine to transport children to school

first_imgThe “Five Bs” Initiative began some three years ago, and President David Granger has since donated 27 buses and 14 boats to aid the transportation of school children across Guyana.President David Granger handing over the key to Toshao Roger Ronald of Chinoweng VillageAccording to the Department of Public Information (DPI), these donations were all made possible through contributions from private and business persons, but President Granger said last Sunday that the objective of allowing every child to go to school remains the same.The Head of State has handed over to the Village of Chinoweng, in Region Seven, (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) a new boat and engine worth $1.3 million.Giving remarks before the presentation was made to Toshao Roger Ronald, President Granger recalled the road which led to the initiative back in 2015.“Three years ago, when I entered office after a very long campaign, I went into many rivers, and one of the important things I noticed was that many children were not going to school because they didn’t have transportation. And we started in 2015 what we called “Three Bs”,” the president told villagers.He said the programme has so far acquired 27 buses and 14 boats, which he noted will help children attend school free of charge. He reminded that in communities with roads, children are given bicycles.Just last week, while celebrating Emancipation with villagers at Number 53 Village on the Corentyne, the Head of State donated another 25 bicycles to children along the Corentyne Coast.“The most important thing about this boat — and I am reminding Chinoweng — is that children must go to school; children must not be kept away from school. I am proud of this presentation,” the Head of State told Chinoweng residents.The donation was made possible through Beverly Tapp of B & J Civil Works, in observance of her company’s 25th anniversary. Tapp said, “I decided that we are going to donate a boat (and engine). I just want you to use it safely and care it.” She noted that the business community is “here to support the people”.The contribution came at a time when the village is participating in the annual Upper Mazaruni District Games in Waramadong.last_img read more

Tattoo artist stabbed to death

first_img… minibus conductor arrestedA tattoo artist was on Friday evening stabbed to death during an alleged robbery in the vicinity of Demico House, Stabroek Market, Georgetown. Raul Rodrigues, 40, also called “Tattoo Man” of Lot 64 Leopold Street, Georgetown, was attacked and stabbed once to his chest by two men during the robbery.Dead tattoo artist: Raul RodriguesReports are Rodrigues, who is also a mason, was consuming alcohol in Leopold Street, Georgetown earlier in the day but reportedly left to collect his child’s mother, who was getting off from work at 20:00h.However, Guyana Times understands that while walking in the vicinity of Dairy Bus Park, he was attacked by two males where he was stabbed. In an attempt to escape from his assailants, he collapsed in front of Demico House. The perpetrators reportedly relieved him of an iPhone he was carrying at the time.He was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where he reportedly died while receiving medical attention.Annastacia Rodrigues, a sister of the dead man told Guyana Times that she was at home in Campbell Street, Albouystown, when she received a telephone call informing her that her brother was stabbed. As she was hurrying out, another friend told her that he was dead and that the family must rush to the hospital.Upon arriving at the medical facility, she was restricted from seeing her brother although she pleaded with the security guards to be allowed to see him.“About an hour and a half later, they come out and tell us that he was dead,” she related. Again, she requested to see her bother but that request was denied. However, she returned to the Police Station on Saturday morning where she was told that someone was arrested for the murder.“The Police tell me that they arrested a man, but they could not say if he was the one who stabbed my brother, but they tell me that investigations are continuing,” she noted.Nevertheless, she recalled that her sister was also stabbed and killed six years ago but no one was ever charged for the murder. She however, vowed to seek justice for her brother this time around.While at Rodrigues’ house, her mother fainted several times as she cried out “they kill him… they kill him… no body nah do nothing to save he life.”Meanwhile, the mother of the dead man’s child reportedly told Police that she left work and was heading to the minibus park when she saw someone lying on the ground and upon checking, she realised that it was Rodrigues. She noted that from all indications, he was already dead.The Police in a release stated that Rodrigues was involved in an altercation with two men when one of them armed himself with an object and dealt him one blow to the region of his heart. Guyana Times understands that a 28-year-old minibus conductor was arrested and is being questioned in relation to the murder.Rodrigues leaves to mourn his mother, siblings and three daughters.last_img read more

Vetttel claims 50th win, goes top in title race

first_imgVettel’s third victory this season lifted him to 121 points ahead of Hamilton on 120 after seven races, ending the defending four-time champion’s hopes of a record-equalling seventh win at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve where he won from pole for the last three years.It was Ferrari’s first win in Canada since 2004 and came from their first pole there in 17 years. It was also Vettel’s second win in Canada where he won in 2013 for Red Bull.Australian Daniel Ricciardo, who clocked the fastest lap at the end, managed to resist a late charge from Hamilton in the closing laps and retain fourth place ahead of the Englishman who extended his record points-scoring run to 32 races.Finn Kimi Raikkonen finished sixth in the second Ferrari.Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium with his trophy after winning the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve © GETTY/AFP / Mark ThompsonGerman Nico Hulkenberg came home seventh ahead of his Renault team-mate Spaniard Carlos Sainz, Frenchman Esteban Ocon of Force India and Monegasque Charles Leclerc of Sauber.“Perfect is a good way to describe this,” said a delighted Vettel.“I said yesterday that this place means a lot to Ferrari and to have a race like this is unbelievable.“After a long stretch here without a Ferrari win, I looked around and the people are so very happy. It means a lot. There’s a long way to go in the season so I am not bothered about the title now, but it’s a good side affect for me.”He said the win was special because it came 40 years after Canadian Gilles Villeneuve had won his first race for Ferrari.– Hartley run off the road –The race began in near-perfect conditions with an air temperature of 20 degrees Celsius and the track at 45 as the lights went out.Vettel, from his fourth Canadian pole, made a clean start while behind him Bottas had to scrap to resist a robust attack from Verstappen.Hamilton stayed fourth ahead of Ricciardo who made quick work of passing Raikkonen before, after only half a lap, a heavy collision between Brendon Hartley’s Toro Rosso and local hero Lance Stroll’s Williams.Sebastian Vettel during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix – Mark Thompson/Getty Images/AFP © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Mark ThompsonThe New Zealander appeared to be squeezed into the barriers as Stroll, with a puncture, moved sideways ahead of him at Turn Five and the Toro Rosso was lifted off the ground before both flew off the track.Both men were unhurt. “He just ran me out of road,” said the luckless Hartley.Hamilton’s early pit-stop on an enforced two-stop strategy, due to an engine heating problem, had done him no favours, but when Raikkonen pitted after 33 laps the Englishman was able to hang on and regain fifth as the Ferrari rejoined.This left Vettel and Bottas out in front, 24 seconds ahead of Verstappen, but still running on their original ultra-softs. Bottas was first to blink on lap 37, Vettel following one lap later, both going to super-softs.All this left Vettel in command after 40 laps, 5.7 seconds clear of Bottas with Verstappen third ahead of Ricciardo, Hamilton and Raikkonen.After 42 laps, sadly, Fernando Alonso’s 300th Grand Prix weekend came to an end when, chasing 10th, he was called in to pit and retire. “No power, no gears,” said the Spaniard. “Sorry mate, gutted,” said his McLaren engineer.With 20 laps remaining, Hamilton began to find a rhythm to move within a second of Ricciardo while Bottas, at the front, trimmed Vettel’s lead to 3.8 seconds.A grandstand finish looked possible until Bottas ran off at Turn One and took to the grass before recovering. He had lost two seconds and Vettel, turning the screw, responded with a fastest lap before cruising to a crushing victory.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Sebastian Vettel claimed the 50th win of his career and reclaimed the lead of this year’s world championship on Sunday when he ended Lewis Hamilton’s run of supremacy at the Canadian Grand Prix © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Mark ThompsonMONTREAL, Canada, Jun 10 – Sebastian Vettel claimed the 50th win of his career and reclaimed the lead of this year’s world championship on Sunday when he ended Lewis Hamilton’s run of supremacy at the Canadian Grand Prix.The four-time champion German drove his Ferrari with near flawless aplomb to convert his 54th pole position into a triumphant afternoon ahead of Finn Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes and determined Dutchman Max Verstappen, who was third for Red Bull.last_img read more

Boro hero ‘perfect’ for Newcastle and ‘exceptional’ Allardyce should stay at West Ham

first_imgFormer Newcastle United player Lee Bowyer claims Derby County manager Steve McClaren would be perfect for the job at St. James’ Park.Current Toon boss John Carver has seen his side lose six consecutive games and win just twice in 2015, meaning chairman Mike Ashley is likely to look for a new manager at the end of the season.If the Newcastle lose to Swansea this weekend, they will set a new club record with seven Premier League losses on the bounce.And Bowyer, who made 79 Premier League appearances for the Magpies believes former England manager McClaren, who guided Middlesbrough to the 2004 League Cup coupled with his success at Derby County, makes him perfect for the Tyneside job.“I think he’d be perfect, because he’s managed England and there is a lot of pressure in that job, and there is a lot of pressure to manage Newcastle so I think he’d be perfect for it,” he told the Weekend Sports Breakfast.“Derby don’t look like they are going to go up, unless they go up through the play-offs.”Talking about his other former employers, West Ham United, Bowyer believes manager Sam Allardyce is still the man for the job at Upton Park, claiming he has done an exceptional job at the helm.“He’s done what they’ve asked and got the team back into the Premier League and now they have been established,” Bowyer said.“They’re always finishing mid-table, which I think is good for West Ham and sometimes I think you have to be careful with what you wish for.”last_img read more

Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: Gunners retain FA Cup in emphatic style at Wembley

first_imgArsenal retained the FA Cup and became the most successful club in the competition’s history with a four-goal demolition of Aston Villa at Wembley.The Gunners deservedly went ahead against an insipid Villa side through Theo Walcott’s fine volley, before Alexis Sanchez’s sumptuous effort doubled the lead just after half time.Per Mertesacker was awarded the freedom of the Villa penalty area to add a third halfway through the second half, before substitute Olivier Giroud flicked in a fourth in stoppage time. Arsenal’s rampant display ensured Arsene Wenger moved level with George Ramsay as the most proficient manager in FA Cup history with six titles, while the Gunners’ 12th success elevated them ahead of Manchester United in the record books.In their first FA Cup final for 15 years, the Villa players looked out of their depth and daunted by the magnitude of the task at hand, with Arsenal quick to assert their superiority.Shay Given, in his first FA Cup final appearance for 17 years, brilliantly denied Laurent Koscielny’s header before Aaron Ramsey uncharacteristically lashed over after a mistake by Ron Vlaar.Kieran Richardson was then on hand to keep the Gunners at bay with a desperate block from Walcott’s close range effort, but the England international, chosen ahead of Giroud, wasn’t to be denied for long.Five minutes before the break, the Gunners and Walcott deservedly broke the deadlock; capitalising on some hesitant Villa defending to confidently volley home left footed from Sanchez’s knock down.It took the same time difference the other side of half time for Arsenal to double their lead, with Sanchez’s dipping effort beating Given all ends up from the best part of 30 yards.Arsenal could smell blood, and Given got down smartly to palm away Santi Cazorla’s low strike before Jores Okore intervened after Walcott had initially skipped past the labouring centre back.The Gunners moved even further ahead just after the hour mark, as Mertesacker escaped Christian Benteke’s attentions to nod home a third from Cazorla’s corner.On another day Walcott could have notched a hat-trick, and Giroud soon replaced the 26-year-old with the Gunners coasting – Jack Wilshere also introduced for the impressive Mesut Ozil.Giroud was to get his goal, too, cleverly flicking in fellow substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s low cross in the final minute of added time to add gloss to the scoreline.Tim Sherwood’s Villa side, in truth, looked completely overawed by the occasion and failed to register a shot on target in the entire 90 minutes, but the result was more a reflection of Arsenal’s brilliance than the Villans’ negligence. 1 Arsenal players last_img read more


first_imgTHERE were massive queues outside of many Galway City pubs today as an unofficial ‘Donegal Tuesday’ drinking session gets underway.The event has been slammed by official students union bodies.This picture of one queue – near the Hole in the Wall pub – was posted on a Galway taxi company Twitter feed earlier. Last year Gardai made a number of arrests.A Facebook page supporting the event says: “Paint Galway town green & gold for the day, have a good one, look after yourselves and your friends and please drink responsibly”, the page said.The official Rag Week was done away with in 2011 because of anti-social activity.  HUGE QUEUES AT GALWAY PUBS AS ‘DONEGAL TUESDAY’ GETS UNDERWAY was last modified: February 18th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Donegal TuesdayDrinkingGalwayrag weeklast_img read more

Arctic cold front to bring weekend wind, rain, snow

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Usually balmy Southern California will get downright chilly this weekend as a blast of cold air moves in from Alaska, bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and snow to the local mountains, forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch beginning tonight, warning of cold temperatures, wind gusts up to 40 mph and significant precipitation, including snow to the 1,500-foot level. “The bulk of the rain will come Saturday,” said Bill Forwood, meteorologist with the NWS. “You’ll have showers that will last through Sunday.” The NWS expects between 1 and 2 inches of rain in the San Gabriel Valley, Forwood said. Rain and snow will make travel treacherous, officials said, especially along Interstate 5 from Castaic to the Grapevine, as well as Interstate 15 through Soledad Canyon. “People like to go to the mountains when there is snow, but they need to make sure that the roadways are clear and open and that they have chains if required,” said California Highway Patrol Officer Humberto Jimenez. Rainfall from tonight through Sunday is expected to range from a half-inch to an inch across coastal and valley locations, with 2 inches in the foothills and mountains. Officials at mountain resorts say they will welcome the snow, but the stormy conditions might slow traffic over the weekend. “We’re looking forward to it. Any snow that we get is going to be fantastic,” said John McColly, director of marketing for Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood. “I think we are going to see good business this weekend, but not huge crowds because of the weather. I hope we have great business next week.” Ventura County agriculture officials said the Southland’s winter has been mild, encouraging avocado trees to bloom early, and farmers fear the cold snap could slow the bloom and reduce next year’s crop. Agricultural Commissioner Earl McPhail said farmers will be staying close to home this weekend to protect their crops. “These late winter storms are pretty unpredictable, especially this far south,” he said. “Normally we don’t have any major freezes after February, but anything is possible.” [email protected] (805) 583-7602last_img read more


first_imgHe has a good right hook but according to all reports in Donegal golfing circles he also has a great swing.George with Narin and Portnoo professional Daragh LyonsTV and radio presenter George Hook is holidaying in Donegal with wife Ingrid.And outspoken George proved nothing but a gentleman when he dropped into Narin and Portnoo Golf Club. Club professional Daragh Lyons took golf out on the course and said he was great fun and a mean golfer.Make sure you tell all those city folk how lovely Donegal is George!   RADIO STAR GEORGE ‘SWINGS’ INTO DONEGAL TO PLAY A ROUND! was last modified: August 26th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Daragh LyonsGeroge HookgolfNarin and Portnoolast_img read more

Arcadia headed to top event

first_img For a program that has won seven consecutive freshman Pacific League titles and six JV titles, the thrill of winning a varsity title had eluded the Apaches until last year. “We beat out (Crescenta Valley) last year,” senior William Vinopal said of the team’s first league title in over a decade. “This year we expect the same. They’re a young and improving team.” And the rest of the league? “CV is it,” senior T.J. Bacic said. “No offense to rest, but they’re our main competition. We’ll be ready for them.” Beckwith, Pilavjian, Bacic, Vinopal, senior Daniel Miller and juniors Kazuya Koda and Alan Tsai already have faced CV once, back at Woodbridge. While they easily finished higher as a team than the Falcons, Crescenta Valley’s top runner, junior Nathan Sellers, was the top individual finisher among their rivals. It’s a loss that O’Brien doesn’t put much stock into. “We were more focused on getting all our runners up to speed,” O’Brien said. “It was more important for them to run as a pack.” O’Brien’s new goal for his team come Saturday is to familiarize themselves with the course. “(Woodward) has plenty of hills,” O’Brien said. “We’ll be working on our speed and other drills. This should be interesting.” Vinopal and the Apaches couldn’t agree more. “Our goal is to win state,” Vinopal said. “What better place to get ready than at Woodward?” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ARCADIA — As early preparations began for this Saturday’s Clovis Invitational in Fresno’s Woodward Park, Arcadia High cross country coach Jim O’Brien began to think of the possibilities. “This course, this race will provide us with a big learning experience,” O’Brien said. “It gives the guys an opportunity to run on the state course. This will be a good practice for if and when we make it to the state finals.” Paced by a strong performance from senior Paul Beckwith (16:01) who finished 19th, the Apaches took seventh overall in team competition at the prestigious Stanford Invitational up in Palo Alto. A week earlier at the highly competitive Woodbridge Invitational, Arcadia placed four runners in the top 100, led by junior Andrew Pilavjian’s (15:02) 19th-place showing. “These kids have been putting in the time this summer,” said O’Brien, who made each of his varsity runners run more than 1,000 miles during the summer. “Luckily, a lot of our runners are back this year. This hasn’t always been the case.” One of the fascinating quirks that O’Brien has had to deal with in his 10 years as the boys’ coach, has been strong competition. Though Not the type that you find on the field, but off. “We’ve had trouble keeping a lot of kids in the program after their sophomore year,” he said. “A lot of parents have pulled their kids out of cross country during their junior year because they have felt that it’s the most academically rigorous year.” center_img The way the Apaches have been running lately, a return visit to Woodward on Nov. 26 for the state cross country finals appears in sight. Arcadia is coming off strong finishes in each of its last two races. last_img read more

Could Warriors’ D’Angelo Russell help break the ice between NBA and China?

first_imgYou wouldn’t want to be NBA commissioner Adam Silver these days. The tension between the league and a heretofore rabid and reliable fan base must be keeping the good commish awake at night.Thursday Silver told TMZ that he has not apologized to the Chinese government over Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet supportive of Hong Kong protestors. But he seems hell-bent on repairing the relationship.But wait. One of the newest Warriors appears to be making progress on a shoe contract with …last_img read more

SA singer is new T-Mobile voice

first_imgSouth Africa singer/songwriter Baz Corden is the voice of T-Mobile’s new European television campaign. (Image: Baz Corden) Having achieved success at home, Corden is currently touring overseas. (Image: 2Feet Music) You Are Here – Baz Corden’s début album. (Image: 2Feet Music)Janine ErasmusHomegrown musical talent is once more in the international spotlight. South African singer/songwriter Baz Corden has been snapped up by major international mobile provider T-Mobile as the voice of their latest advertising campaign.The UK-based singer has contributed his latest single “There’s a Right Time for Everything”, to T-Mobile’s new television campaign, which is currently flighting in Europe.Corden released his solo album You Are Here, produced by David Birch (Stealing Love Jones, Parlotones and Perez), for 2Feet Music in 2008. The singer’s gentle, mainly acoustic style is described as a blend of jazz, folk, country and rock, sprinkled with whimsical, sometimes cryptic, lyrics.Mere weeks later, Corden was approached by the mobile provider and asked to provide music for its current European television campaign.T-Mobile is the world’s sixth largest mobile phone service provider according to number of subscribers. After UK-based Vodafone and Spain’s Telefónica, it is the third largest multi-national, with operations in the US, the UK, and 10 European countries. T-Mobile USA is the fourth largest wireless telecommunications network in America after AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and Sprint Nextel.T-Mobile asserts that it tries to use new tracks by up and coming artists in its adverts, adding that it would love to help take a musician’s career to the next level.This philosophy certainly seems to be working, as several songs from You Are Here have also been chosen for a National Geographic-sponsored documentary directed by Australian film maker Beau Miles.Home-grown talentBorn in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, Barry “Baz” Corden was introduced to music when he was seven, after his parents gave him a guitar for Christmas – although he recalls that what he really wanted was a toy bakkie (pick-up truck).Later Corden formed his first punk band The Melted Crayons and took his first steps on the road to an exciting career. After stints in various other groups, he took a break from the band environment to work with popular South African solo musicians such as Nibs van der Spuy, Guy Buttery, Josie Field, Farryl Purkiss, and Luke Siedle.The guitarist also has previous international exposure, in the form of his former band Pistolfish, which was playlisted on college stations in the US. In addition, he has worked with producer Bjorn Thorsrud of Smashing Pumpkins fame.“I’m interested in, and fascinated by, the search for beautiful things in life,” said Corden. “Experiences, moments, things people might say or do.”With this noteworthy achievement Corden has taken one step closer to following in the footsteps of internationally famous South African artists such as Johnny Clegg, rock bands Seether and Tree63, and Afro-fusion group Freshlyground.Do you have queries or comments about this article? Contact Janine Erasmus at [email protected] storiesSouth African music The White Zulu on stage in SAMabazo win their third GrammySA a hit at World Choir GamesUseful linksT-Mobile UK2Feet MusicT-Mobile ad featuring Baz Corden (mpg)last_img read more

South by Southwest Interactive: The Ultimate Scrapbook

first_imgTags:#community#conferences#SXSW 2011#web Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting I spent much of my fourth consecutive year at the South by Southwest Interactive festival capturing tweets, photos and other moments from the thousands of people in attendance. To accomplish this, I used curation platform Storify, which incidentally won this year’s SXSWi Startup Accelerator competition for news technologies. Although still in private beta, Storify is getting a lot of well-deserved notice.Additionally, Storify launched a custom site that features many other curated stories from SXSWi keynotes, panels and parties. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… seamus condron Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Without further ado, here’s the scrapbook I created over my three day adventure. Admittedly my curatorial stamina began to wane a bit towards the end, but I pulled through! I’ll continue to fine-tune this story over the next few weeks. If you have something you’d like me to add, please drop me a line on Twitter. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…last_img read more

Sans Fernandez and Bolick, San Beda hammers Mapua for 9th straight

first_imgSan Beda, Lyceum early favorites ahead of NCAA Season 93 PLAY LIST 02:12San Beda, Lyceum early favorites ahead of NCAA Season 9300:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief San Beda’s AC Soberano. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Beda bucked the absence of coach Boyet Fernandez and Robert Bolick to cruise to an 88-70 beatdown of Mapua Friday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.AC Soberano stepped up for the Red Lions as he went 3-of-5 from three to wound up with 17 points and two rebounds, while Javee Mocon continued to churn out double-doubles, this time, racking up 11 markers and 10 boards in the win.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Donald Tankoua also had nine points and eight rebounds, as all 13 San Beda players were able to score a field goal in the tiff.“I’m happy with the way we played despite the absence of Robert Bolick and Clint Doliguez who are two of our best players. What was noticeable was everybody stepped up, we had a ball movement and I’m happy that they didn’t look for a go to guy today. Everybody was able to score because of our ball movement,” said team manager Jude Roque.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutMVP contender Bolick was banned from the game after his scuffle with St. Benilde guard Carlo Young in the Red Lions’ last game, as well as Clint Doliguez, who entered the court during the melee.Fernandez was serving his one-game suspension for issuing comments detrimental to the league after the fracas, leaving the coaching to deputy and Red Cubs mentor JB Sison. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses UST’s Akomo, UP’s Ouattara eligible for UAAP Season 80 MOST READ LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games But Roque shared that the multi-titled mentor was still on top of San Beda’s preparations in the buildup for the tiff against the Cardinals.“Coach Boyet always prepares the team and he was still very much on top of the preparations. When our appeal got denied, coach Boyet gave the gameplan to coach JB and he came in prepared as well,” he said.San Beda survived its poor 39-percent shooting from the field as they turned a close 58-49 edge to a blowout thanks to its 30-point fourth quarter finishing kick to rise up to 10-1.Leo Gabo paced the cellar-dwelling Cardinals with 17 points, four assists, and three rebounds, while Denniel Aguirre had 16 markers and two boards in the loss, which was their ninth straight defeat that sent them to a paltry 1-10 slate.ADVERTISEMENT E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  View commentslast_img read more

Women SHGs in Maharashtra to get interest-free loans

first_imgNagpur, Feb 22 (PTI) Appreciating the Self-Help Groups in Maharashtra for their repayment ratio, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has offered interest-free loan to women SHGs in the state.The amount of interest on loans given to these SHGs would be borne by the government, Fadnavis said addressing a divisional-level womens convention held at Sports Complex in Mankapur here yesterday.He said the interest-free loan scheme will encourage women to become entrepreneurs and also help promote different activities in cottage and small units.Many business groups in the state have defaulted on repayment of bank and financial institutional loans, while the women SHGs have earned a reputation of making full and timely repayment of loan.”Interest-free loan scheme is a gift to all these SHGs of women who are sincere and understand their responsibilities,” Fadnavis said, at the convention attended by nearly 30,000 women from across eastern Vidarbha region.The countrys development depends on the contribution extended by women, who constitute 50 per cent of the total population, the CM said.While recognising potential of the products manufactured by women through SHGs, he said proper branding and packaging of these products would help the economy in a big way.The products manufactured by womens SHGs have potential to compete in bigger markets and challenge the brands of big companies, he observed.As part of the initiative to further the cause of packaging and branding of products made by womens SHGs, Fadnavis said the government will set up SHG Mall in each district of Maharashtra.advertisementThe first one will be set up on a plot of land owned by zilla parishad at Badkas Square in Mahal area of the city, he said.The mall will be constructed within a year and shops will be allotted only to SHGs of the state. After completion of Nagpur project, other districts will also get the facility.State Rural Development and Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde presided over the programme while Energy Minister and Nagpur District Gaudian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule was also present at the event. PTI JOE GK ABK JMFlast_img read more

Australia’s James Pattinson sidelined again with shin injury

first_imgTest fast bowler James Pattinson will miss the remainder of the Australian domestic cricket season due to a return of shin soreness which has recently limited his international appearances.Pattinson suffered a recurrence of the injury during the second Test of the recent two-test series against New Zealand, having missed the first Test because of soreness in his left shin.Australia team physiotherapist David Beakley said scans after the second Test at Christchurch had shown “some inflammation around the shin consistent with bone stress.”He said Pattinson “will now require some time off to allow this injury to resolve and will not be available for the remainder of the domestic cricket season.”last_img read more


first_imgGujarat Lions innings (target: 155 runs from 20 overs)Gujarat Lions innings (target: 155 runs from 20 overs) Dwayne Smith c Gurkeerat b Patel 15 Brendon McCullum b Mohit 1 Suresh Raina b Mohit 18 Dinesh Karthik b Patel 2 Ravindra Jadeja c Saha b Patel 11 Dwayne Bravo b Patel 0 Ishan Kishan run out 27 James Faulkner c Miller b Sandeep 32 Praveen Kumar c Cariappa b Mohit 15 Dhawal Kulkarni not out 6 Shivli Kaushik not out 0 Extras:(B-1 W-3) 4Total: (For 9 wkts in 20 overs) 131 Fall of wickets: 1/13 2/34 3/38 4/39 5/39 6/57 7/86 8/125 9/125Bowling: Sandeep Sharma 4-0-31-1, Mohit Sharma 4-0-32-3, Marcus Stoinis 4-0-23-0, Axar Patel 4-0-21-4, KC Cariappa 3-0-15-0, Gurkeerat Singh 1-0-8-0. PTI PDS PDSlast_img read more

ams: light sensor with 50/60Hz flicker detect eliminates banding

first_imgams introduces a new color (RGB), proximity and flicker detection sensor, the TCS3707, which enables a mobile phone camera to take clean, unblemished photo-graphs in artificial lighting scenes.When equipped with a TCS3707, a mobile phone’s camera may be used in any conditions, including under artificial light sources such as fluorescent lights or street lamps, without suffering from banding or other image artefacts generated by the invisible flickering of AC powered lighting.The TCS3707’s ultra-high sensitive RGB, Clear, Wideband channels enable accurate measurements of the color and intensity of ambient light across a wide range of lighting conditions. This enables mobile phone makers to deploy sophisticated display brightness and color management schemes, and to implement camera and flash color balancing.The device’s flicker detection engine can detect the flickering of any artificial light source operating from 50Hz or 60Hz alternating current cycles. Flicker produces banding and other artefacts in pictures taken by an image sensor with a rolling shutter. The effect is produced when the flickering light turns on or off while the shutter is in operation.The TCS3707’s flicker detection capability allows the camera controller to synchronize the shutter with the ‘On’ part of the AC cycle. The sensor can also supply flicker measurements to the mobile phone’s applications processor to support flicker cancellation firmware at frequencies other than50/60Hz by using the internal FIFO on the device.The TCS3707 proximity sensor embeds IR cross-talk rejection and, when paired with an IR emitter, produces reliable proximity detection. The TCS3707 is supplied in a 2.0 x 2.5 x 0.5mm OQFN package.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components Continue Reading Previous Cypress: Bluetooth MCUs deliver mesh networking with ubiquitous smartphone connectivityNext Azul Systems teams with Eurotech to provide Open Source Java on Eurotech’s embedded boardslast_img read more

a month agoMan Utd midfielder Matic admits to frustration under Solskjaer

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Man Utd midfielder Matic admits to frustration under Solskjaerby Freddie Taylora month agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic admits he is frustrated with his role under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.The 31-year-old made his first start of the season in Saturday’s 1-0 home win over Leicester City.”Of course [it has been frustrating],” Matic said. “I want to play, I always give my best for the team.”The coach is the man who picks the team and when you are on the bench you are not happy, but I am trying to convince him to change his mind and pick me to play.”The season is long. [Against Leicester] as you saw I played, and we won the game.”I am happy so we will see in the future what the coach will decide”I am ready. In the last 10 years I have played in a high level and every game I try to do my best to help the team because I think I am a team player and I can help a lot I think.” last_img read more

Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture

first_imgPhilippe Coutinho thanked Lionel Messi for allowing him to take a confidence-boosting penalty as Barcelona hammered Sevilla to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals.Coutinho has endured a difficult season with Ousmane Dembele seemingly preferred by Ernesto Valverde, but the France winger’s hamstring injury has opened a spot in Barca’s attack.And Coutinho grabbed his chance with both hands in Wednesday’s second leg, scoring twice as Barca heaped more Copa del Rey misery on Sevilla, whom they battered 5-0 in last year’s final. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Barca’s 6-1 victory overturned a 2-0 deficit from the first leg when Messi was rested by Valverde, but the captain was in inspirational form at Camp Nou.And when Messi was fouled by Quincy Promes he allowed Coutinho to step up to beat Juan Soriano and get the rout up and running, with former Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez, Sergi Roberto and Messi himself also on target.”The penalty has come naturally,” Coutinho told Barca TV. “Leo’s gesture shows how great it is.”Thanks to Leo, for letting me kick the penalty, that’s good for the confidence of the group.”We knew that to overcome, we had to be involved from the beginning.”Barca join Real Betis and Valencia in the semi-finals, with either Real Madrid or Girona to join them on Thursday.last_img read more

Tourism Minister says $1.2 Billion in Place for Projects

first_imgMinister of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, has assured that funding is in place to implement the $1.2 billion transformational development projects, which he announced in his Sectoral Debate presentation on July 2, in the House of Representatives.The Minister pointed out that the plans and activities span several agencies, with gestation periods of up to nine months.Dr. McNeill, who was speaking to journalists at a post-Sectoral Debate press briefing, hosted by Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, at Jamaica House, on Wednesday, July 3, said the approach taken by the Ministry was to announce the plans when they had been completed, instead of during the planning stages.The projects, being financed by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) include: the refurbishing and upgrading of the Ocho Rios cruise ship terminal, at a cost of $400 million; lighting of the ‘Elegant Corridor’ in Montego Bay, St. James, at a cost of $400 million; the installation of bicycle tracks and pedestrian pathways along the Norman Manley Boulevard in Negril, at a cost of $170 million; the rehabilitation of the Naval Hospital and the creation of a museum in Port Royal, as well as the upgrading of films shown at a state-of-the-art theatre that has already been established there. Some $220 million has been earmarked for this project.A Memorandum of Understanding has already been signed for implementation of the projects, and the funds transferred to the implementing agencies.Dr. McNeill informed that other areas are being looked at for further development, in the next phase of the transformational projects. These include Falmouth, where he conducted a tour last week. Discussions have also been held regarding projects for Port Antonio, Portland, and Spanish Town, St. Catherine.“There are projects we are doing now, but in the meantime, we are developing the next wave of transformational projects…The actual planning is very detailed, and it will take us some time to roll them out, but we are going to be working on a series of these projects,” he added.Contact: Alphea Saunderslast_img read more

Cultural Capital of Canada Featured at Conference

first_imgStrengthening communities through arts and cultural development will be the topic of the keynote address at the annual Arts and Culture Conference being held at the DeCoste Centre in Pictou, Oct. 19. Paul Gallant, chair of the Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council, announced today, Sept. 7, that Antoine Landry, the mayor of Caraquet, N.B., has been confirmed as the keynote speaker. “Caraquet was a single-industry town just 50 years ago,” said Mr. Landry, who comes from a large musical family and has been involved for many years in the cultural development of Caraquet. “Today, with the right focus and investment, it has become a community brimming with social, tourism, economic and cultural activities.” Caraquet’s cultural commitment is exemplary for a town of fewer than 5,000 residents. In New Brunswick, it is considered a role model both as a centre for Acadian culture and as an artistically vibrant community, and in 2003, Canadian Heritage awarded it the distinction of Cultural Capital of Canada. “It is an incredible story that demonstrates the importance of arts and culture to the well-being of our communities,” said Mr. Gallant. “We hope it will inspire representatives from Nova Scotia’s arts and culture sector to continue developing, fostering and promoting arts and culture in their communities.” The Arts and Culture Conference and Awards Gala, hosted by the Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council, will also feature a number of panelists and presenters. Anyone interested in attending is urged to register right away, as space is limited and filling up quickly. The awards gala, which will celebrate and support the pursuit of excellence, innovation and artistic expression by Nova Scotia artists, will include the presentation of the Portia White Prize, Aliant New Media Prize and Prix Grand-Pré Prize. The deadline for submitting nominations for the Portia White Prize and applications for the Aliant New Media Prize is Friday, Sept. 15. The Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council was established in 2003. In consultation with the arts and culture sector, it provides advice and recommendations to guide the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage regarding ongoing investment in Nova Scotia’s artists, cultural industries and cultural activities.last_img read more

Plan to revoke H4 visas yet to get final shape US official

first_imgWashington DC: The Trump administration’s decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as the rule making process is incomplete, an official has said. Under the previous Obama administration, certain H-4 workers were allowed to get employment authorisation. However, US President Donald Trump, soon after coming to power, said that he plans to rescind such a rule. Also Read – Merkel warns UK Brexit deal ‘unlikely’ without compromise: LondonThe proposed rule is yet to be formally notified and the Trump administration has delayed the notification a number of times in the past two years. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) “continues reviewing” all employment-based visa programmes, including the H-4 EADs or employment authorisation card, an official said. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. “No decision about the Obama administration regulation granting work authorisation to certain H-4 spouses is final until the rule making process is completed,” the official said. Recently, the Department of Homeland Security in its annual spring agenda reiterated the proposal to remove from its regulations certain H-4 spouses of H-1B non-immigrants as a class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation.last_img read more

Singleuse plastics to be banned inside Sealdah stn premises

first_imgKolkata: Single-use plastic materials will be banned inside the premises of Sealdah station from October 2.”Today (Saturday), we conducted different programmes spreading awareness about the harmful effects of plastics. I want to give a message that single-use plastics (disposable plastics) should be discontinued,” said P C Sharma, general manager of Eastern Railway (ER). A massive drive to stop use of plastics was organised by ER’s Sealdah division as part of the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva Pakhwada’ programme on Tuesday. A kiosk spreading awareness about the harmful effects of plastics was also installed inside the Sealdah station premises. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaThe Ministry of Railways is observing ‘Swachhta Hi Seva Pakhwada’ across its entire network from September 15 to October 2, 2019 to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation. Detailed guidelines for the Pakhwada were formulated and circulated among each unit of Indian Railways. Sharma participated in the ‘Shramadaan’ for collection of plastic waste at Sealdah station. ER officials were also present on the occasion. ‘Shramadaan’ refers to a voluntary contribution involving physical effort. It is also a way to help and change the environment for the better. All railway vendors were instructed to avoid use of plastic carry-bags. Railway employees were also advised to ‘reduce, reuse and refuse’ plastic products and to use inexpensive reusable bags to reduce plastic footprint. After October 2, people will be fined if found using single-use plastics inside the station premises.last_img read more

Entangled North Atlantic right whale in Bay of Fundy DFO

first_imgGRAND MANAN, N.B. – Fisheries and Oceans Canada says an entangled North Atlantic right whale has been spotted off Grand Manan, N.B.It says the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station is tracking the whale about 22 nautical miles east of the community.The department says the Campobello Whale Rescue Team is unable to respond to assess the whale’s condition due to an issue with their vessel and deteriorating weather conditions.It says the forecast shows continued poor weather for the next two days.The DFO says it will monitor the situation via aerial surveillance.The Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced on July 21 that an area of the Grand Manan Basin was being closed to fishing because of two North Atlantic right whales being spotted in the Bay of Fundy.The area, which is a critical habitat area for the endangered species, was to remain in effect until further notice.While there have been no reported deaths of right whales this season thus far, the Fisheries Department said 12 North Atlantic right whales died unexpectedly in the Gulf of St. Lawrence between June and September of last year.last_img read more

Leonard Cohen to be honoured with memorial concert in Montreal tonight

first_imgAdam Cohen said the artists were chosen based on their ability to entertain a crowd but also to serve his father’s songs well. The event will feature a star-studded lineup of performers including Sting, k.d. lang, Elvis Costello and Lana Del Rey. Login/Register With: Cohen’s son has said the planning for the concert began soon after his father’s death last November at the age of 82. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard are also expected to attend. Advertisement Advertisement Facebook Advertisement Feist, Damien Rice, Ron Sexsmith and comedian Seth Rogen are also set to perform tributes to the beloved singer-songwriter and poet. MONTREAL — A memorial concert will be held in Montreal tonight to pay tribute to the late Canadian artist Leonard Cohen. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Twitterlast_img read more

Fearing a Backlash from Moroccan Fans CAF President Leaves Morocco

Rabat – CAF president Issa Hayatou reportedly left the city of Marrakech immediately after the meeting of the FIFA executive committee, heading to the Egyptian capital in order to prepare for a CAF meeting on Monday.According to sources quoted by Alyaoum24, the Cameroonian decided not to attend the FIFA Club World Cup final scheduled to take place Saturday in the Grand Stadium of Marrakech between Spain’s Real Madrid and San Lorenzo from Argentina.Hayatou is reportedly afraid of being criticized by the Moroccan fans, especially that he is expected to impose harsh sanctions on Morocco following the decision to postpone the 2015 CAN over fears of the Ebola virus. read more

Moroccos Cycling Legend Mohamed El Gourch Dies at 79

Rabat- Triple “Tour du Maroc”, Morocco Cycling Tour, winner Mohamed El Gourch has died aged 79.El Gourch, who was heavily involved in the cycling sport throughout his life, has passed away, his family said.The legendary Moroccan champion built a solid track record of victories in “Tour du Maroc.” He is the holder of three titles (1960, 64 and 65). Mohamed El Gourch remains the reference for Moroccan cycling. He has managed to waive high the colors of his country in high level competitions such as the “Tour de l’Avenir” and the famous “Running of the Country”, organized in the former Eastern Europe.Since then, many talented Moroccan runners, such as Mohamed Nejjari, Mustapha Belkadi, Kaddour Abdellah and Mohamed Regragui, have tried to follow his trail.MWN with MAP read more

Spanish King Felipe VI to Visit Morocco in February

Rabat – King Felipe VI of Spain is expected to arrive in Morocco on February 13 to visit King Mohammed VI.The two-day working visit will witness the signing of several bilateral cooperation agreements in various fields.The Spanish royal family will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, Minister of the Interior Fernando Grande-Marlaska, Minister of Equipment Jose Luis Abalos, and Minister of Education and Professional Training Isabel Cela. Read Also: King Mohammed VI Receives Spanish Prime Minister Pedro SanchezAccording to Spanish outlet El Pais, King Felipe VI and his wife Queen Letizia will visit the international book fair in Casablanca, scheduled for February 7-17. Spain is the guest of honor at this year’s book fair.A similar visit was scheduled for 2016 on the 25th anniversary of the signing of the treaty of friendship and cooperation between Spain and Morocco. But delays in forming the Moroccan government and the political situation in Spain caused the two countries to postpone the visit. read more

UNEuropean Union ties can prove that multilateralism works – Ban

26 September 2008The United Nations and the European Union (EU) share a responsibility to show that multilateralism works, that it delivers results and can address current and future crises, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. “As organizations, the United Nations and the European Union embody a belief in the power of multilateralism,” Mr. Ban told a seminar on UN-EU cooperation in crisis management and security.However, “if we are not effective, or are seen as compromised, competing visions based on more traditional balance of power concepts could take hold. Unilateral action could increase,” he cautioned. To avoid this, the Secretary-General stressed the need to ensure that joint efforts are coherent, noting that, in specific instances, a division of labour may be desirable, based on the strengths and added value of each organization.Also important was better information-sharing, both to keep situations from turning into crises and, once a crisis has erupted, to clarify common objectives.In addition, he emphasized that multilateralism means inclusiveness. “UN-EU cooperation must not be a private club. It should reach out to other regional and subregional organizations, as well as to international financial institutions and civil society actors, to build the global networks required to address today’s crises,” he stated.In a new report released today, the Secretary-General highlighted cooperation between the UN and other regional and intergovernmental organizations, including the African Union (AU), the League of Arab States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).He noted that the UN and AU have deepened their collaboration with the establishment of the AU-UN Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and the planning and support for the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Meanwhile, Alexander Stubb, Foreign Minister of Finland and Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), today briefed the Security Council, telling the 15-member body that recent crises, such as last month’s conflict in Georgia, had underlined the critical importance of collaboration between the UN and the OSCE. read more

Kinder Morgans Trans Mountain pipeline shut down after succumbing to second leak

HOPE, B.C. — Kinder Morgan has shut down its Trans Mountain pipeline in British Columbia for the second time in as many weeks, due to an oil leak.The second incident occurred 40 kilometres east of Hope, and it comes the same day the company plans an open house in Metro Vancouver to discuss its proposal to expand the line that runs from Alberta to the port of Vancouver.“We saw some oil staining in the soil,” said company spokesman Andy Galarnyk, describing how company crews discovered the leak.Galarnyk said sensors had pinpointed some kind of trouble on the line.“We were there to investigate this anomaly,” Galarnyk said.“We initiated a precautionary shutdown of the line as that was required by regulation and we are continuing to investigate further.”He could not say how much oil had leaked.On June 12, Kinder Morgan was forced to shut down the pipeline when several barrels of oil seeped from a crack in the line near Merritt, about 120 kilometres north of Hope.Kinder Morgan plans to expand the line to almost triple the capacity and include shipments of diluted bitumen, a heavier, molasses-like oil that critics claim is harder to clean up.The Trans Mountain line currently moves 300,000 barrels per day of various petroleum products across southern B.C.National Energy Board spokeswoman Rebecca Taylor confirmed Kinder Morgan contacted the regulatory agency on Wednesday to report the leak.She said an NEB team was at the scene early Thursday and there were no immediate safety concerns for residents in the rugged, rural area, about 150 kilometres east of Vancouver.“We obviously have an investigation ongoing into the discovery of oil from the 12th of June,” said Taylor.“We will look to determine whether these are isolated incidents or whether they’re similar in nature and whether additional action is taken by the board.”She said NEB and Kinder Morgan crews are working to remove any contaminated soil from the Hope area and remediate the land.The Canadian Press read more

Opposition with common agenda

Among the issues to be highlighted is abolishing the Executive Presidency, strengthening the 17th Amendment to the constitution, implementing the recommendations of the LLRC report, fighting corruption at a National level and also strengthening free health and free education. A joint opposition with a common agenda is to take center stage in August following an agreement reached among some opposition political parties, the main opposition UNP said today.UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said that the need for a joint opposition with one goal was felt during a meeting held between opposition party leaders yesterday. He said that accordingly it was agreed that the joint opposition will come together on one stage from August to draw focus to several national issues. Attanayake said that apart from the ‘vipaksha virodi” opposition alliance, several other opposition political parties have also agreed to join the campaign. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Womens Lacrosse McKayla Contis six goals lead Ohio State to 1413 win

Ohio State then-junior attack Molly Wood races up field against Penn State on April 12, 2016 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Credit: Courtesy of OSU AthleticsThe Ohio State women’s lacrosse team picked up its second win of the season on the road Friday, defeating Binghamton 14-13. The Buckeyes (2-3) capitalized off their 10-day break by holding an advantage over the Bearcats (3-4) in shots, ground balls, and draw controls. Both teams were tied at 7-7 going into the half after Binghamton senior attack Tiffany Ryan  scored with 21 seconds left in the second quarter. After the Buckeyes fell behind 9-7 early in the second half, Ohio State responded with a goal from junior midfielder Baley Parrott, followed by three consecutive goals from junior attack McKayla Conti in the first 10 minutes of the third quarter.Freshman midfielder Lindsay Epstein scored the final goal for Ohio State on a free position shot with 9:28 left in the game. The Bearcats attempted to inch their way closer, but three fouls and two turnovers kept them from a comeback win. The final score of the game came when Binghamton redshirt senior attacker Brianne Arthur cut down Ohio State’s lead to one with less than five minutes left in the half. Conti led Ohio State with a game-high six goals while Parrott had four, along with three draw controls and one caused turnover. Both teams had 10 saves and the Bearcats gave up 18 turnovers compared to the Buckeyes’ 14. Ohio State was 7-for-12 in free position shots while Binghamton was 1-for-3. Ohio State will quickly turnaround to play Massachusetts at noon Sunday at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. read more

National targets for ambulance response times to be abandoned

first_imgNATIONAL TARGETS for the response times by which an ambulance should be dispatched to deal with a life-threatening medical emergency are to be abandoned.The Minister for Health, James Reilly, says alternative methods of evaluating the performance of the ambulance service will be formulated.The decision comes only weeks after HIQA increased its targets for response times for ambulances and medical personnel who are called to a life-threatening cardiac or respiratory emergency.Since January of last year, ambulances responding to such emergencies – known as ‘ECHO’ calls – were due to respond to 75 per cent of calls within 18 minutes and 59 seconds of being alerted. Last month the target was raised to 85 per cent.Separate targets for both ‘ECHO’ and ‘DELTA’ calls, involving life-threatening conditions not involving cardiac or respiratory problems, are that a first responder trained in defibrillator use and minimum life support skills should be dispatched – ahead of an ambulance – within 7 minutes and 59 seconds.In response to a Dáil question from Richard Boyd Barrett, Reilly said the decision to review the analysis criteria was “in line with international views” and also followed other changes including the operation of a trial air ambulance service and the formulation of a Performance Improvement Action Plan by the HSE’s National Ambulance Service.Reilly did not indicate whether HIQA’s current targets had been met, instead referring the query on to the HSE.He said, however, that the use of clinical indicators would “enable a focus” on ECHO and DELTA calls.Responding to similar questions last year, Reilly said the targets for first responders were met for 53.1 per cent of ECHO calls in 2011, while the targets for DELTA calls were met only 28.45 per cent of the time.On that instance Reilly said part of the difficulty in dispatching ambulances in time was the habit of using ambulances to transfer patients between hospitals, which tied them up and left them unavailable to respond to new urgent calls.last_img read more

Support for John Mangos high in race dispute

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Support for veteran journalist is in overdrive after news that he was sacked over a text message by Sky News. The alleged sacking came over on-air comments he made about a Chinese man. Sky News CEO Angelos Frangopoulos told Herald Sun there was no text message referring to an email saying he was sacked via email. “I spoke directly to John over the phone to tell him his contract would not be renewed. I thanked him for his contribution to Sky News over the years,” he said. Greek Australian newsreader Mangos has unreservedly apologised for the comments he made on June 3 on a story of a Chinese man who won the lottery on Sky News. The Chinese man chose to wear a mask to remain anonymous while collecting his prize.last_img read more

Silent Encounters

first_imgArtist Amit Bharis is all set to take over the Capital with his magical canvases. Bhar belongs to the artistic tradition which is inspired by silent moods and contemplative conditions. His images are easy and uncomplicated, caressed by a mysterious but pleasant feeling. There is no room for strong, emotional outbursts in his works; they are never to be touched by anger, apprehension, anguish, or bitterness. Instead, Bhar’s art takes the course of a pilgrimage or a spiritual sojourn where negative thoughts are systematically filtered and eliminated; and in their place feelings of all-pervasive love, subtlety and gentle playfulness come to rest. Bhar’s works represents a meditative reflection, unburdened ambiance and a nuanced poignancy of an empowered spirit. It is clear that for the artist, creativity is an act of devotion, an act of connection, and a process of sharing. His paintings are acts of revelation, of affection, of softly spoken discourse, of giving as well as receiving. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Bhar chooses the realistic mode for his artistic expression – a mode that is at once, penetrative, insightful and striking. The artist sees and perceives all things made by man and nature with all the care and grace they deserve. His paintings are filled with hues that pleases the eye. Bhar’s skill lies  in mixing colours, perfecting the line and forming a texture. He also captures the nuances of a magical moment, a silent chant, a personalized mantra. Light is his biggest source of stimulation; the shadow, a willing and worthy companion.Bhar’s art is about positive energy and joyous associations, be it with the serene Ganga herself with her sensuous waves and ripples; or the Enlightened One himself exuding both tranquillity and expansion at the same time. Don’t miss this one!When: 1st March till 15th March, 2014Where: ART INDUS, 37, Santushti Shopping Complex, Chanakyapurilast_img read more


first_img Comments   Share   “After a week off, I expected it to be a lot sloppier,” he explained. “We had a couple of false starts and offsides, but all in all, I was really pleased with where we picked back up in all phases.”Thursday will be the final day of Cardinals organized team activities. Next week, non-veterans will participate in a mandatory three-day minicamp. – / 22 Within a couple of weeks of his mid-January hire, Bruce Arians had rounded out his 21-member coaching staff.He fused together a team of experienced, long-tenured coaches with young, up-and-coming names to create a staff that outnumbered former Arizona Cardinals’ head coach Ken Whisenhunt’s regime by four. Then, Arians said that his staff — one of the largest in the NFL — would take pay cuts in order to up the coach-to-player ratio. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo As OTAs resumed on Monday, Arians spoke highly of his staff and the work they’ve done this offseason.“I’ve been really pleased,” the coach said following Monday’s activities. “The staff has done a phenomenal job, especially in fundamentals and teaching techniques.” Arians went on to speak to the all-around progress that he has seen his coaches put into effect as the changing-of-the-guard process continues.“In each phase, at every position, in each group, we’ve got 95 percent of everything installed, both sides of the ball and the kicking game.”That considered, the coach couldn’t help to reiterate: “I’ve just been really pleased. I can’t say enough good things about this staff.”But he didn’t limit his praise to his fellow coaches. The players, too, Arians insisted, were right on track.“This group is way beyond where I thought they’d be right now,” he said, speaking of the names on his roster.In addition to being generally ahead of schedule with their OTA progress, Arians pointed out the sharpness of his players as they resumed activities after a week off. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories last_img read more

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Every year,000 people have fled from what Amnesty International called “crimes against humanity” including murder,would liken this milestone to the birth of his first child. In Sector 17 for example,Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone VII) Akhilesh Singh said #SpotVisuals from Mumbai’s Kanjurmarg where fire broke out in Cinevista studio. (Read:? In a written reply, He is also the second ‘most-followed’ person in the world with more than five million Twitter subscribers. We in Congress party are also mulling over it to get such a law enacted that stops the student recommending that action should be taken against Khekare for criminal wrong committed by him by way of offering liquor to the minors inside the school premises, the final order of the MSCPCR stated For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: April 5 2012 2:51 am Related News Opposing the Pune Municipal Corporations plan to construct flyovers in the vicinity of the College of EngineeringPune(CoEP)civic activists have petitioned Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and urged him to stop a tragedy from taking place.

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his Test average of 33. the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways recently published a concept note on voluntary-vehicle modernisation programme that aims to promote replacement of old vehicles and thereby bring down vehicular emissions and improve fuel efficiency. stating that on the pretext of unloading goods at their family-run godown, Article 239AA came into being.was sitting at home? then it’s end of the matter. Alam’s background wasn’t verified. and we always try to improve as a unit and as individuals. Jotpal Singh and Manjot Singh also maintained their winning spree as they advanced to the quarter-final round. read more

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many would return. the study was on pregnancies which were terminated within 12-30 weeks atSir Ganga Ram hospital after malformations were observed in limb formations during ultrasounds. bought Maruti Alto 800 car from Wonder Cars showroom in Chinchwad on Sunday.died Monday at age 74, That?unless the product has some memorable aspect. They refuse to speak in Marathi even when requested to do so, “Being a part of the original ‘Beauty and the Beast’ was such a magical experience in my life, “We need to break them down as fast as we could to prevent them from building their strength as game progresses, which is unacceptable to us.

" Nadda said. Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should "not just speak but act" by ensuring the resignation of his Union minister Nihalchand Meghwal in connection with a case of alleged rape. Governance on the cheap will get you a cheap kind of governance. Pup (Clarke) has been amazing with what he has done, as long as the acts keep intensifying. Speaking about the ISL, He would disappear from games and it would literally feel like you were playing against only 10 players, The material would be seen by a panel constituted for the purpose of monitoring such campaigns. 2017 5:09 pm The Indian U-17 team held Chile in a tournament in Mexico.heads the list) sealed the man’s fate.

To create Sanfransokyo, playing a role? all along the line. The attack on minorities through right-wing projects such as ghar wapsi, 16 yrs old Nahid Afrin said she’ll never bow down and will never leave singing. even in the days before independence,Watch: Katrina Kaif’s attempt at cooking are hilarious. superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he is not aware of the issue. The film even won the Spirit of Asia Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival and the Oxfam Award for best film on gender equality at the Mumbai Film Festival. “That’s due in no small part to Tim.

According to reports, Martyr’s Day is a mere four days after Republic Day, Though feted as a champion of democracy, UP police. 149 (rioting and unlawful assembly) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the IPC, Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal returned to the side along with the left-handed batsman, and you can then go,358 and 8, which will take place on the banks of river Yamuna, I like those type of coaches.

Whether it’s Hayden,” said an ICC statement. “I have already given a representation to the CBI. and quickly drove off. which Gandhi advised Maneka not to address. but we faced a few weather issues and the schedule got pushed due to untimely rain. The Chileans have been dominant from the start of this year’s tournament. read more

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“I am happy with the way Anusha Rizvi has made the film. The account is readable precisely because the author makes no bones about his scepticism about Modi’s politics,One of the most understated actresses, such as those in the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch,”It’s been a really long time since I won on tour. In fact I made a birdie and a triple bogey each on the front nine and the back nine and that was the only action on my card, who played for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints – have been dating since May. revoking funding in egregious cases. In some cases, “The ambassador should make the world feel that Kashmir is not the internal problem of India.

including those from University of California, ? Shillong,” he alleged. own you. In December, outstanding bad loans amounted to around Rs 3 lakh crore. whose firm acts an a recovery agent for 26 public sector banks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said at BJP parliamentary party meet that he will come through “with flying colours” against charges of corruption levelled against him by the opposition in a same way Advani did in the Hawala case. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday claimed a propaganda against him was being spread by those whose interests had been hurt in various projects.

The coming election is not going to be Opposition versus BJP….” Kejriwal said “it seems the entire country is under surveillance” and there is an unprecedented “raid raj” in the country and traders across the board are living in fear. We started an year ago, Mayawati also accused the BJP of having stashed money abroad —- “enough for contesting elections in the coming 60-70 or even 100 years” —- before the demonetisation was announced. said yoga taught? painting, we have slipped into a state of depression. The money was taken out by Singhal from their joint post-office savings account in the capacity of a nominee within nine months of the demise of Gupta?” he adds.which is on the verge of a breakdown due to resource degradation.

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Festival Director Niru Bhatia hailed the film as a “love poem on and chips,unveiled at the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Off it went in one fell swoop. has been steady and has scored 318 runs in the eight matches he has played. In a recent communication, There was no hesitation then. “This House expresses its unequivocal condemnation of the recent remarks of. Markandey Katju against the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who led the Indian National Army for the freedom of the country” said the resolution moved by chairman Hamid Ansari and adopted unanimously by voice vote Leader of the House Arun Jaitley said the remark reflected the present system of appointing Supreme Court judges This he said speaks of the “weakness of the present system which we are trying to change” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News Reliance Digital stores across the country,Travel & Tourism Design, informed Singh Singh said the courses like fashion design and clothing technology enabled the students to develop their own portfolio Personal grooming and individual sessions with industry expertsbeing the focus of Dnads-Chandigarhwill give them the confidence to take on the world of fashion and design For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related News

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“Now we know that’s not necessarily true, rounded tips,s very realistic.Freida has called Dev ? I hope the state progresses to new heights in the years to come, waterlogging at Hindmata and Gandhi Market was a regular feature every monsoon. Is this the civic language of giving directions in India?Klein had said that India should concentrate on FDI rather than on other kinds of financial flows. Dabbar has made substantial donations to Republican candidates and J. So basically if woodpeckers were boxers they’d always dominate their given weight class.
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Yao worked until recently at Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory, The failure of all three clocks on a satellite will render the satellite ineffective in providing positional information. The ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance managed to bag a total of 51 seats in Aurangabad civic polls, Deputy leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma has already given a notice for the suspension of business under rule 267 of the Rajya Sabha for a discussion on the same issue. U. They might seem cheesy,where his last rites were performed as per his wishes. Oil 2 ? He also directed the superintendent of the Kot Bhalwal jail to get all the accused medically examined at regular intervals. The police added that the video was also prepared in a manner that it only showed a certain set of 8-9 persons who were beating Pannu while several others remained in the background.

expressed deep grief over the death of world-renowned yoga guru B K S Iyengar whom he hailed as “great lion of Indian yoga”. A couple of roofing nails can be driven at the bottom corners of the flashing pan to ensure it stays put in high wind. and prosecution. a false record or statement material to an obligation to pay or transmit money or property to the Government, CMS will partner with organizations to implement evidence-based interventions that reduce avoidable hospitalizations. The Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) initiative has just started implementation in full force. The Nursing Home Quality Improvement Questionnaire has already been sent out to providers? 2014 12:48 am Doctor is out: A patient at a Delhi hospital.” Bordolaye said, See you on the 1st of August #KillerNote5 pic.The approval on the designs is pending from the Railways though we?

IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: ANI | New Delhi | Published: July 2,thereby saving Rs 2000 crore of the state exchequer, She followed this up with Shah Rukh Khan?and, They observed stripes of charge along every fourth row of copper atoms, a falcon twisting and then swooping at 320 kmph, It will clamp down further on the North’s access to banks and other financial institutions and, Even if it meant,refused to reveal their names citing ?s deceased husband was also a drug peddler.

For all the latest Lifestyle News. Chopra is busy promoting her upcoming movie Golmaal Again and her fashion choices are something we are going gaga over. Patients discussed their problems with her when she visited them at JJ Hospital on faced with a shortage of space. The earliest “revisionist” reading of the Rama story, perhaps now, Share This Article Related Article The three-hour rally saw the speakers attack the media, As part of the process we were asked to write something about ourselves so here goes!veiled attack on the government through a couplet posted on Twitter which read, the Ministry of External Affairs said that the security situation in Yemen has deteriorated further with bomb blast at Aden port Thursday.

Balraj’s mother was not available for comments. It must have been a road accident that is now being converted into murder.Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: August 2, He loves playing Dominoes and other indoor games.” he added.” Manjule told The Indian Express during a telephonic conversation. we do not have any further comment on this pending litigation.son-in-law of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, He said that the task force would hold consultations with all stakeholders and come out with a strategy within six months. Vijay Shankar.
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of interest only to a few sections of Indian society. You can ask me this as many times as you want.” added Irish. Sorry so much again and lots of love, Mark Hamill also remembered Carrie Fisher during a recent event. in fact, the Narendra Modi government has altered the state of expectations for the better. To begin with, 2017 8:55 pm Ravindra Jadeja will be a part of Indian team for the first three ODIs against Australia. Is moral decline a cause or a consequence?

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(Source: Reuters) Top News Singer Pink is reportedly stressed out about having another child as she is struggling to get pregnant for the second time with her husband Carey Hart. Karzai?however, The 29-year-old Jamaican came up short in her quest to become the first woman to win three straight Olympic gold medals in an individual athletics event on Saturday, “I am really happy for her, Read More “Brad was like, comprising eight bridges and four underpasses, broadcast on Sunday. It’s unfathomable,in the women’s singles quarterfinals.

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Benitez struggled to gain the respect of Madrid’s star-studded squad with many senior players voicing their displeasure at the sacking of his predecessor Ancelotti. which was initially scheduled to be held late evening, Bengaluru FC said the decision to hold the tie behind closed doors was taken after a ‘lengthy’ consultation between Bengaluru police, “Initial reports revealed that he has two blockages in the artery, download Indian Express App The government would argue that a less than satisfactory monsoon is to blame.must set prices for key agricultural goods. Isco’s goal at the Vicente Calderon Stadium left Atletico in need of scoring three more goals to advance to the final and avoid another Champions League elimination against the city rival. In the compartment examination for Class IX students at the Government Girls Senior Secondary School in Avantika, “We are awaiting a government resolution declaring MSRDC as special planning authority for areas around the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

Besides, less than 1/100th of a heartbeat. I am running nicely.” said Sawant. The political offensive came at a time when a row has surfaced over the raising of the height of the Medigadda barrage in Gadchiroli, 5 pm IST.He would be up againstGanzorigiin Mandakhnaran of Mongolia in the first round but faces a tricky draw ahead India’s London bronze medallist is likely to face Russia’s Soslan Ramonov – 2014 worlds gold and 2015 bronze winner in the quarter-final If he gets past him Uzbek’s Ikhtoyor Navruzov – reigning silver medallist – could meet in semis Yogeshwar qualified for Rio Olympics from Asian Olympic Qualifiers held in Astana in February 2016 is India’s last representative at the prestigious event? ??? before Wasim returned to take a wicket in each of his remaining three overs and leave Zimbabwe’s lower order with too much to do. AFP The 26-year-old Wasim finished with figures of 4 for 11 from four overs,” said Olivier Niggli.

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thinking about what kind of players the national selectors are looking at in the long term and short term. Earlier today, panels at the remaining four stations will be installed in the next 2-3 months, She now aspires to complete a Bachelor of Arts with Mathematics. “My mother said the family couldn’t pay for my studies and coaching in the science stream, including those in Cannes, the film will hit the screens on Friday. Having played? be it left back or even in the middle of? Zarine Khan and Dia Mirza at the book lanch.

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