Mob lynching is like terror act Wali Rahmani

first_imgPatna: Muslim cleric Maulana Wali Rahmani on Wednesday said mob lynching incidents in the country are like terror acts, and demanded strict punishment to accused. “Mob lynching incidents are like terror acts. It should be treated with seriousness and accused should be given strict punishment. Terror should not be permitted and accepted in any society,” said Rahmani, head of the Imarat-e-Sharia, a Muslim body in Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha. Referring to the recent lynching of a man in Jharkhand on June 24, Rahmani said that mere criticising and condemning the incident is not enough. He urged the central government as well as the state government to act against mob lynching without delay. Rahmani said Imarat-e-Sharia has decided to contest cases of victims of mob lynching in the court. He has appealed family members of victims of mob lynching to approach Imarat-e-Sharia to fight their cases.last_img read more

Air India Assets Holdings maiden bond issue fully subscribed raises Rs 7000

first_imgNew Delhi: Air India Assets Holdings Ltd (AIAHL) on Monday raised Rs 7,000 crore through bonds issue, which was oversubscribed. AIAHL is a special purpose vehicle of national carrier Air India. As part of efforts to clean up the balance sheet of Air India, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 58,000 crore, little over half of the amount is to be repaid by way of proceeds from the issuance of bonds by AIAHL. An Air India spokesperson on Monday said AIAHL’s bond issue with a three-year tenure of Rs 1,000 crore with a green shoe option of Rs 6,000 crore has been fully subscribed at 6.99 per cent. “The company received bids worth Rs 20,830 crore, which is the highest in the yield based bond market in the history of BSE. The company has decided to accept the entire issue of Rs 7,000 crore,” the spokesperson said. Last week, PTI reported that AIAHL would come out with its bonds issue worth Rs 7,000 crore on September 16.last_img read more

Saskatchewan First Nations take Treaty fight to legislature

first_imgAPTN National NewsWith provincial organizations like the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations in disarray, First Nations in Saskatchewan took matters into their own hands.A march was organized to the provincial legislature to call on the provincial government to respect their Treaty obligations.APTN National News reporter Delaney Windigo has the story.last_img

Mapped The UKs favourite slang words

first_imgIf you travelled the length and breadth of the UK, you’d be met by a huge variety of dialects and words.From the Cockney rhyming slang in parts of London and Scouse accents in Liverpool, to entirely different languages in parts of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Cornwall, there is incredible diversity in the way that British people speak.New data from Google Trends offers an insight into these regional variations. By looking at the most uniquely searched slang words in each city, we can see slang words that are only used in certain parts of the country.Localised slang words on the platform ranged from “snout” in Edinburgh, to “pony” in London and “rig” in Cardiff. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. It was the only city where the most popular slang word was a name for its own location – or even any location at all.Every other slang word represented a verb or a noun, varying from “snout” for cigarette, “prannock” for idiot or “rig” for face. center_img Money-related slangTwo cities – Belfast and London – had money-themed slang as their most uniquely searched slang words. A “flim” in Belfast means £5, while Londoners use a “pony” to mean £25.While the true origin of a “pony” remains uncertain, some believe that – along with the phrase “monkey” for £500 – it came come from old Indian rupee banknotes which featured images images of animals.Brizzle or Bristol?Creatively, the key slang word for the people of Bristol is “Brizzle” – simply another way of saying the city’s name. last_img read more

Cemetery manager buried the dead on top of each other in £14k

first_imgIt told The Telegraph it will do all it can to ensure that people who want to be buried at Mount Vernon can still do so.“Where people have been fraudulently sold burial plots we will give them a genuine deed and ensure they can be buried at Mount Vernon,” said an archdiocese spokesman.The court heard how Henderson took cash in hand payments for burial plots at the cemetery, in the Liberton area of the city, that were in reality already occupied or had been previously sold.He altered official records to make it appear the plots were vacant and produced false documents purporting to be deeds showing ownership of the space.The court heard Henderson, who had been employed at the cemetery since 1997, had no authority to sell the plots, as they already contained remains, were either owned by others or were situated in common ground.Fiscal depute Aidan Higgins told the court one man bought a plot from Henderson for £850, but discovered a few weeks later that there might be a “difficulty” with the transaction.He said: “The deeds which had been provided by the accused were studied and found to be false.”The plot which had been sold was a real plot. The plot had been sold to another family in 1988 and was not therefore available for sale. Checks confirmed there was no record of the £850 payment.” The 46-year-old pleaded guilty to a single charge of fraud charge when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh said it “deeply regrets” the actions of the former employee. William Henderson at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, where he pleading guilty to fraud Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. William Henderson at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, where he pleading guilty to fraudCredit:CIARAN DONNELLY/LESLEY DONALD PHOTOGRAPHYcenter_img In another case the family of Rose Webster only discovered the plot for which they had paid £400 lay on an access path when they visited her grave in the spring, after snow which had previously covered the area had melted.Sheriff Donald Corke, who heard the case, warned Henderson he faces a possible prison sentence when he returns to court in a month.Bailing him to an address in Midlothian he said: “This is clearly a very serious matter and you should be aware that although all options are available to the court custody is the most likely outcome.”Henderson’s actions were exposed after administrative changes at the top of the archdiocese uncovered suspicions of fraud in late 2014.Then, in January 2015, the Archdiocese received a complaint from an undertaker regarding a potentially fraudulent burial deed, leading to police being called in to investigate..Dr Elspeth Atkinson, the diocese’s chief operating officer said: “The archdiocese deeply regrets the criminal activities of Willie Henderson and has been working hard over the past months to offer both pastoral and practical support to those families affected by his actions and we will, of course, continue to do so in the months to come. “Families were exploited by him at a time when they were grieving and vulnerable. That’s why his crimes are so shocking.”Detective Chief Inspector Paul Grainger, who led the Police Scotland investigation, said: “William Henderson targeted vulnerable families when they were grieving and distressed.”His deception and exploitation led to Henderson amassing thousands of pounds from these families.” A crooked cemetery official made thousands of pounds by burying the dead on top of each other in a nine year campaign of fraud against grieving families.William Henderson also pocketed hundreds of pounds in cash after selling space that had been reserved by families for future use and in parts of the cemetery where burials were not allowed, such as footpaths and access routes.The former superintendent at Edinburgh’s Mount Vernon Cemetery admitted on Thursday fraudulently mis-selling burial plots to grieving families over a nine-year period.Henderson defrauded the archdiocese that runs the city’s only Catholic cemetery of thousands by illegally selling forged burial deeds.In one case the grieving family only realised their mother had been buried on an access path, following a winter funeral, when they visited her grave in spring, after melting snow had revealed its setting.Henderson’s criminal campaign involved 13 individual cases of fraud totalling more than £14,000, between 2006 and 2015. He sold plots for as much as £6,500, though in one case charged just £20.last_img read more

Man 45 admits spraying No Blacks on door of his African neighbour

In a victim impact statement, Mr Yamba said: “This incident has left me feeling very angry.”The idea someone has the audacity to attack my front door of my home address and target me in this way has affected me in a lasting way.”I’m now constantly on edge and worried about every little noise outside and it has affected my ability to sleep.”My son is very anxious about being alone and I can see this has worried him greatly.”The court heard that Dowd had “exercised his right to silence” in police interview, but the judge asked his solicitor for an explanation for his behaviour.Lorna Wincote, defending, said: “The facts are fully accepted. There’s no issues with regard to any drugs or alcohol, there’s some suggestion of some underlying mental health issue, because there is no other underlying explanation.”The court then heard from an “intervention team” nurse based at the court, who said that, having spoken to the defendant in the cells, there was evidence of issues of depression and anxiety.She also said Dowd “acknowledged a level of compulsivity” and regarded what he had done as a “completely stupid act” without any explanation. A man who daubed “No Blacks” on the home of a family from Africa has been remanded in custody “for his own protection” before he is sentenced next month.Vaughan Dowd, 54, painted the front door of the home of Jackson Yamba, 38, just five days after he moved from a neighbouring block to the same flats where the defendant lived in Irlams o’ th’ Height in Salford, Greater Manchester.After seeing the graffiti as he and his young son, left home, the youngster became tearful and Mr Yamba said the attack had left him fearful and angry.Dowd, who lived close to the Yambas in Irlam Square, covered his face during the attack but was caught by the CCTV installed in the flats and by police checking the record of key-fob entries to the housing association apartment block, Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard.He pleaded guilty to a single count of racially aggravated criminal damage on February 8 and was remanded into custody for sentence on March 21.District Judge Mark Hadfield told him: “I’m satisfied a remand in custody is necessary for your own protection.”Prosecutor Ann Deakin said a possible bail address in south Manchester for Dowd was inappropriate because of the “ethnic diversity” of the area, adding: “There’s a clear risk to the defendant’s safety. “Greater Manchester Police has received complaints from America – that’s how far it’s gone viral about the victims being abused in this way.”The judge said the maximum sentencing powers of a magistrates’ court, of six months in jail, were insufficient to deal with the case.The case only came to light after Mr Yamba, 38, a solicitor who came to the UK from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2006, tweeted a photo of his front door and complained that no police officers had been to see him after he reported the attack. Jackson Yamba Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. It led to outrage online, and an apology and prompt response to the tweet from Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins.Ms Deakin, prosecuting, told the court the victim and his son were leaving for work and school on the morning of February 8 when they discovered the graffiti.The youngster said: “Daddy, something is written on the door.”Ms Deakin continued: “Mr Yamba looked and saw painted on his brown wooden front door was ‘No Blacks’ twice. This was underlined.”Mr Yamba is described as being shocked and distressed and his son was becoming upset.”The same graffiti was also daubed in the same white paint on an internal communal door and the entry door to the block of flats. Jackson YambaCredit:BBC read more

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2

first_imghttp://www.broadsheet.ie/2014/01/29/staying-in-tomorrow-night-3/ A DONEGAL WOMAN has been convicted of animal cruelty and told that she cannot keep dogs for two years.The ISPCA said that the Donegal woman was convicted of animal cruelty at Letterkenny District Court today.ISPCA Inspector McGinley said of the dogs that were found by him at the woman’s property: These dogs were as emaciated as any I have seen in my 14 years with the ISPCA. It is important that those responsible for such severe cruelty are held accountable to send out the message that it will not be tolerated.The Donegal woman submitted a guilty plea through her solicitor Frank Dorrian, said the ISPCA.They said that the case is related to a call made by ISPCA Inspector Kevin McGinley and Gardaí to the woman’s address on 15 January 2013, when two emaciated boxer dogs were discovered.The ISPCA said that the dogs were two-year-old brothers and were named Oscar and Elmo by rescuers. The canines were surrendered into the care of the ISPCA and taken for veterinary treatment.BannedThe ISPCA said that Judge Paul Kelly banned Gallagher from keeping dogs for two years.He also adjourned the matter until 9 June for final sentencing.It was noted in court that the ISPCA had incurred costs of €652.26.When Oscar and Elmo were rescued, the vets who examined them gave them a body score of just one out of five.The duo went on to make a full recovery at the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre and were later rehomed.Read: Hay drive begins to help save “deluge” of dumped horses>Read: Nine dogs saved from death>last_img read more

Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing

first_img 58 Comments By Associated Press Tuesday 6 Dec 2016, 10:30 PM We are currently under contract for $170 million to help determine the capabilities of these complex military aircraft that serve the unique requirements of the president of the United States. We look forward to working with the US Air Force on subsequent phases of the programme allowing us to deliver the best planes for the president at the best value for the American taxpayer.The $170 million (about €158 million) figure is just for a portion of the research and development efforts.Trump now uses his own plane, a Boeing 757, which he has outfitted with white leather and gold, a large flat-screen television and a bedroom. But as president it is expected that he will travel aboard the Air Force jet, which is equipped with special safety, defensive and communications equipment. Air Force One also has seating for reporters; Trump generally does not allow the press on his own plane.Trump will tonight use his own 757 to travel to the second stop of his post-election ‘thank you’ tour in North Carolina.Read: Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of ‘preparing for a terrorist act’Read: Veteran British actor and Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93 The government has contracted with Boeing to build two new planes which would go into service around 2024. That means Trump might never fly on the aircraft, which carry US presidents around the globe.The Air Force has pressed for a faster schedule, saying the aging current Boeing 747s are becoming too expensive to repair and keep in good flying shape. The contract for developing and building new planes was to be about $3 billion (about €2.8 billion), but costs are reported to be rising. 30,709 Views Source: Evan Vucci AP/Press Association ImagesThe General Accountability Office estimated in March that about $2 billion (about €1.8 billion) of the total — for work between 2010 and 2020 — was for research and development, not the actual planes. The inflated $4 billion (about €3.7 billion) figure Trump cited appears to include operation and maintenance as well.Trump’s tweet came 22 minutes after The Chicago Tribune posted a story in which the Boeing CEO voiced concerns about Trump’s views on trade.The president-elect then descended to the lobby of the Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name to reiterate his case.His own 757Trump had tweeted in 2013 that he owned Boeing stock, but a spokesman today said he sold all of his stock holdings in June. That sale was not publicised by the campaign at the time, and aides did not reveal how much cash it might have generated.If Trump had held onto his stock portfolio, he would have been required to repeatedly file reports with the US Office of Government Ethics. A 2012 update of the Ethics in Government Act obliges presidents and other senior government officials to report such transactions.Boeing responded to Trump in a statement, saying: Source: Donald J. Trump/Twitter https://jrnl.ie/3124385 center_img Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016 Trump calls for Air Force One to cancel contract with Boeing He did so on Twitter, of course. Dec 6th 2016, 10:30 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article US PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump has demanded the government cancel a multibillion dollar order for new presidential planes.Trump’s tweet about Air Force One caused manufacturer Boeing’s stock to drop temporarily and raised fresh questions about how his administration — and tweets — could affect the economy.“The plane is totally out of control,” Trump told reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower.“I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money, but not that much money.” Earlier he had tweeted that the deal’s costs were “out of control”. Share127 Tweet Email Short URLlast_img read more

New Mammal Species Discovered From Fossilized Bones Digested By Crocodiles

first_img Extremely Rare, Two-Colored Lobster Found in MaineNew Species of Giant Flying Reptile Identified By Scientists Fossilized bones that appear to have been digested by crocodiles in the Cayman Islands have revealed three  previously undescribed extinct mammals that roamed the island more than 300 years ago.The ancient remains were collected from caves, sinkholes, and peat deposits on the Cayman Islands between the 1930s and the 1990s, and belonged to two large rodents Capromys pilorides lewisi and Geocapromys caymanensis, and a small shrew-like mammal named Nesophontes hemicingulus, according to research led by Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the American Museum of Natural History, and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History.The three mammals were unique to the Cayman Islands, existing nowhere else in the world. The scientists calculated that they would have probably become extinct around the 1700s, likely due to the arrival of European settlers and introduced mammals such as rats, cats, and dogs.Capromyid or hutia fossils that were found digested by Cuban crocodiles, found in Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, Grand Cayman. (Photo Credit: New Mexico Museum of Natural History)“Humans are almost certainly to blame for the extinction of these newly described mammals, and this represents just the tip of the iceberg for mammal extinctions in the Caribbean,” said Professor Samuel Turvey, Senior Research Fellow at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology, and co-author of the paper, which was published today in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.Nearly all the mammal species that used to live on these tropical islands, including all of the native Caribbean sloths and monkeys, have recently disappeared, according to Turvey.The state of the teeth and bones for three of the specimens — enamel, dentine and cement were found to be missing from portions of the teeth that would be been exposed above the gum line — indicates that they were digested by crocodiles.Animals described as “coneys” and “little beasts like cats” by Sir Francis Drake when he visited the Cayman Islands in 1586 were probably the now-extinct and newly described rodents Capromys or Geocapromys, according to the scientists.Scientists uncovering the fossils more than 30 years ago in Grand Cayman Cave. (Photo Credit: NMMNH)“With only one possible sighting early in the course of European expansion into the New World, these small mammals from the Cayman Islands were complete unknowns until their fossils were discovered. Their closest relatives are Cuban; how and when did they manage a 250-km journey over open water?” asked Professor Ross MacPhee from the American Museum and a co-author of the study.One possibility is that the Cayman Islands may have originally been colonized by mammals carried across from nearby Cuba on floating rafts of vegetation, which in some cases have been documented to float as far as 62 miles in less than a week.Researchers hope the findings can help further conservation efforts focused on island species.“It’s vitally important to understand the factors responsible for past extinctions of island species, as many threatened species today are found on islands,” said Turvey.” The handful of Caribbean mammals that still exist today are the last survivors of a unique vanished world and represent some of the world’s top conservation priorities.”More on Geek.com:Scientists Discover Fossils of Oldest Known Frog in North AmericaSix New Species of ‘Superhero’ Catfish Discovered in Amazon‘Astonishing’ New Tarantula With Bizarre Horn on Its Back Discovered in Angola Stay on targetlast_img read more

VIDEO Sami Zayn appears after the EVOLVE 49 iPPV

first_img Twitter Ric Flair Now Playing Up Next Kevin Nash Shares Heartfelt Condolences For WWEs Mean Gene Okerlund WALTER and Kassius Ohno set to compete at EVOLVE 135 and 136 Live Events Facebook Cesaro announces that he will make an appearance at NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipRic Flair Pays Tribute To Late FriendVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:28 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Video has been posted by NYSportscene.com of NXT star Sami Zayn appearing after last night’s 10/17 EVOLVE 49 iPPV went off the air on WWNLive.com from Queens, New York. Zayn gave a speech, putting over EVOLVE and Johnny Gargano, then implied that things would be getting bigger and better for EVOLVE coming up, referencing the rumored partnership between NXT and EVOLVE. Zayn will be appearing again for EVOLVE later tonight at their EVOLVE 50 iPPV in Deer Park, New York. You can view the video below. Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Google+ Ian Hunter Pinterest Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Gene Okerlund Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp WWE Female Superstars Get Green Light To Bounce Between Brands Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory part of new Performance Center class, new PC coach Videos Articles The Rock Honors Mean Gene Okerlund Now Playing Up Next Braun Strowman Still Not Cleared For Match Ric Flair Pays Tribute To Late Friendlast_img read more

Bill Goldberg announces he will be on WWE RAW next week in

first_img Now Playing Up Next WWE reportedly planning to hold a draft for RAW and SmackDown this coming October 2018.05.08 Tenacious D Paul Heyman Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WWE RAW Results – 8/12/19 (Night after SummerSlam, Seth Rollins, The Miz vs. Ziggler) Videos Articles Google+ Videos Articles Videos Articles Brock Lesnar Will Wrestle At SummerSlam Bobby Lashley Jaime Miguel Maaaa gawd Maaaaa Gawd! J™ Now Playing Up Next You took the words right out of my mouth. Facebook Now Playing Up Next Cameron Huff October 11, 2016 at 8:47 am Armadillo_KSA October 11, 2016 at 8:45 am Spoiler Alert: Lesner will be about to put Goldberg with the F5 when Goldberg rips off his mask to reveal… the Undertaker! Undertaker will just laugh in his face before removing his mask to reveal…. Brock Lesnar! Yes, it seems that the real Brock Lesnar was just Goldberg all this time. Paul Heyman’s Brock Lesnar is played by Kendall Windham. Things just got real October 12, 2016 at 9:41 pm Cameron Huff 8 COMMENTS October 11, 2016 at 10:25 am WrestleMania 36 Will Be In Tampa Now Playing Up Next October 11, 2016 at 10:06 am October 11, 2016 at 4:50 pm Twitter I think it’s safe to say if the match happens Brock Lesnar will win this time. At WrestleMania 20 it was obvious that Goldberg would win but this time around I’d say Brock Lesnar will win. Which Wrestler Is Next To Be Inducted Into The WWE Hall Of Fame? Brock Lesnar Glenn Wolf Now Playing Up Next Don’t worry Goldberg will loose after interference from A dancing bear a beat down from the Social outcasts and 4 F5’s one off the roof of the stadium and he will then loose by count out when he chases Paul Haymen out of the ring after no selling all this offence. October 11, 2016 at 1:11 am WWE celebrates Smackdown’s 20th anniversary on the first episode on FOX on October 4 October 11, 2016 at 12:45 pm Will Bobby Lashley Finally Face Brock Lesnar? tafkaga sure. let the hair-pulling commence. Pinterest During last night’s 10/10 WWE RAW in Oakland, Paul Heyman issued a challenge to Bill Goldberg on behalf of his client Brock Lesnar in what he dubbed as “icon vs. icon.”Bill Goldberg then took to Twitter to officially announce that he would be appearing on next week’s 10/17 WWE RAW in Denver to answer the challenge from Heyman.Booking my flight to answer that big mouth @HeymanHustle ‘s challenge next week in person on #MondayNightRaw #WhosNext? #seeyathere @WWE— Bill Goldberg (@Goldberg) October 11, 2016This will end up being Goldberg’s first appearance on WWE television in a live setting since 2004 following his match with Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 20. Both Lesnar and Goldberg officially exited the company after the match in what was a year long run for Goldberg with WWE. Despite negative comments in public about his run with WWE for the better part of the last decade, Goldberg began working with 2K Games for the upcoming WWE 2K17 video game release and it would confirm reports in recent weeks speculating that a match between Goldberg and Lesnar was planned for Survivor Series on 11/20.You can check out Heyman’s challenge to Goldberg below courtesy of WWE.“@Goldberg, you sir are hereby challenged to a FIGHT!! … One on One … ICON vs. ICON … @BrockLesnar vs. GOLDBERG!” – @HeymanHustle pic.twitter.com/CgSMGXQUOv— WWE (@WWE) October 11, 2016 WhatsApp Jaime Miguel Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWill Bobby Lashley Finally Face Brock Lesnar?Video Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:31/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 100.00%0:02Remaining Time -0:29 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Heyman is a beast when he holds on to a mic on the ring Comments are closed.last_img read more

Report United join Willian race

first_imgManchester United has joined the race to secure Willian transfer after Brazil’s exit from the World Cup, according to The Sun.The winger is also a subject of interest from Barcelona and the Spanish club saw a transfer bid for the player rejected by Chelsea.The Brazilian is believed to be the number one target of Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and the former English champions are hoping to pip Barcelona to his signature.The duo worked together at Chelsea after Jose signed Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala in the summer of 2013.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…Willian is reportedly considering his future at Stamford Bridge and the understanding is the winger will decide to leave should Antonio Conte remain as Chelsea manager.Willian, 29, was one of the few bright sparks in an otherwise lacklustre showing by Brazil at the World Cup in Russia. Tite’s men were sent home following a 2-1 quarterfinal loss to Belgium.Should he join United, he’ll become the second Brazilian signing of the summer for the Carrington based team.last_img read more

Energy and Utilities Department Represented at Green Aruba VII Conference

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, December 7, 2016 -The seventh annual Green Aruba Conference, held at the Marriott Resort & Stellar is Casino in Aruba during the week of November 15, served as an exceptional platform to showcase Aruba’s progress in sustainable energy transition, a process which began since 2004. This conference provided an ideal opportunity for countries, institutions and experts from all over the world to share valuable information, knowledge, experiences and best practices.Energy Analyst – Ms. Sparkle Prentice participated as a mentee of the Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) network, an initiative of the Clinton Climate Initiative, connecting women energy leaders from islands worldwide, providing up-to-date information on the status of women in the energy industry and highlighting women doing world-changing work.  Ms. Prentice was one of ten women selected as a WIRE Mentee who will benefit from one-on-one mentoring, sharing goals, successes and learning opportunities to develop personal leadership styles and refine tools to progress and excel; thereby achieving professional and personal goals in a male-dominated energy industry.  At the Green Aruba Conference, as a WIRE Mentee, Ms. Prentice participated in the panel discussion, “Islands as Leaders in the Evolving Energy Portfolio: The Opportunities and Challenges.”  Ms. Prentice spoke about island governments working to create and reform policies that benefit utilities, government, industry and residents, as well as the opportunities or incentives that can be offered to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. She was joined in Aruba by her 2 WIRE Network Ambassadors, Juliet Carvalhal and First Lady of Aruba, Doina Eman Neagoy, as well as other WIRE Network Ambassadors and mentees from Jamaica, St. Lucia, Anguilla, US Virgin Islands and San Andres. Ms. Prentice also participated in the WIRE Mentor Network sessions on leadership, self-awareness, and realizing and embracing power and influence.Energy and Utilities Commissioner – Malike Cummings was a speaker on the first day of the Green Aruba Conference, presenting on the topic, “Energy Sustainability and the Regulator.” He addressed the emerging role of the regulator in promoting sustainable energy, and underscored the increasing complexity and challenges the implementation of sustainable energy brings to the role, function and duty of the regulator, especially in small Caribbean markets. The involvement of the regulator in policy development is fundamentally important in order to contribute and transfer knowledge to the process, and to ensure processes are transparent and actions predictable in order to minimize risks and transaction costs, and instill and reinforce investor confidence in renewable energy initiatives.Cummings also spoke to the many regulatory challenges, namely;  having to justifying the value of benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives, which are realizable in the long term, against relatively high costs that must be borne in the short term; the challenge of managing special  interests to minimize regulatory capture; dealing with archaic legislative and regulatory frameworks and the challenges of modernizing them; and the coordinating role of the regulator with relevant departments and agencies to minimize conflicts, duplication of efforts and delays in the successful and effective implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives. He also spoke about the pivotal role of the Regulator in the Integrated Resource Planning for the electric utility, to ensure a least cost energy mix and acquisition of assets.  Fundamental to the successful execution of the regulator’s duties is the adequate allocation of resources, especially in this increasingly complex and emerging energy sector, where roles, tasks and functions continue to accrete, Cummings elaborated. Related Items:last_img read more

Chicago Installs Solar Powered Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

first_img Tucson closer to having network of electric-car chargers Is Chicago leading the way for solar-powered EV charging stations? When you think of advances in making electric vehicles easier to use, you do not normally think of Chicago. San Francisco or Portland often come to mine. Both cities are working to install EV charging stations throughout the city in order to make “filling up” with electricity almost as convenient as filling up with gasoline. But Chicago has gone one better. Not only will Chicago provide EV charging stations, but the city will do so using renewable energy. Solar power will be used to provide electricity, negating the need for fossil fuels altogether if you drive an electric vehicle in the Windy City.There is a tree-like canopy that holds the solar panels. These panels collect the sun’s light and facilitates the transformation into electric energy. Storage of the electricity is underground. The station was built by Carbon Day Automotive. The company hopes that other cities will follow suit, allowing them to build solar-powered EV charging stations for other American cities.For now, the City of Chicago is likely to be the biggest user of the EV station. The city has a fleet of electric cars, and the charging station will be used daily to make sure that the cars have the electricity that they need. It’s a great idea, and proof that innovation and technology can move us into a more sustainable future — one that doesn’t require fossil fuels to keep us going.© 2009 PhysOrg.com This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. (PhysOrg.com) — One of the biggest arguments that some have made against plug-in electric vehicles is that they still promote the use of fossil fuels. When you have to plug in a car for a charge, the electricity used to charge the battery often comes from a power plant that gets its energy from oil. Chicago is hoping to change that as it becomes the first city to install an electric vehicle (EV) charging station powered with solar energy. Citation: Chicago Installs Solar Powered Charging Station for Electric Vehicles (2009, April 10) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2009-04-chicago-solar-powered-station-electric.html Explore furtherlast_img read more

Lack of sleep makes people angry

first_imgLosing just a couple hours of sleep at night makes you angrier, especially in frustrating situations, a study has found. Other studies have shown a link between sleep and anger, but questions remained about whether sleep loss was to blame or if anger was responsible for disrupted sleep, said Zlatan Krizan, a professor at Iowa State University in the US. The research answers those questions and provides new insight on our ability to adjust to irritating conditions when tired. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf”Despite typical tendencies to get somewhat used to irritating conditions – an uncomfortable shirt or a barking dog – sleep-restricted individuals actually showed a trend toward increased anger and distress, essentially reversing their ability to adapt to frustrating conditions over time. No one has shown this before,” Krizan said. Study participants were randomly split into two groups: one maintained their normal sleep routine and the second restricted their sleep by two to four hours each night for two nights. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThose who maintained averaged almost seven hours of sleep a night, while the restricted group got about four and a half hours each night. The difference reflects sleep loss we regularly experience in everyday life, Krizan said. To measure anger, researchers had participants come to the lab – before and after sleep manipulation – to rate different products while listening to brown noise or white noise. Krizan said the purpose was to create uncomfortable conditions, which tend to provoke anger. “In general, anger was substantially higher for those who were sleep restricted. We manipulated how annoying the noise was during the task and as expected, people reported more anger when the noise was more unpleasant,” said Krizan. “When sleep was restricted, people reported even more anger, regardless of the noise,” he said. It is well established that sleep loss increases negative emotions, such as anxiety and sadness, and decreases positive emotions, such as happiness and enthusiasm, Krizan said. Researchers measured these effects to more generally understand the relationship between sleep, anger and emotions. They also tested whether subjective sleepiness explained more intense feelings of anger. Sleepiness accounted for 50 per cent of experimental effect of sleep restriction on anger, suggesting individuals’ sense of sleepiness may point to whether they are likely to become angered.last_img read more

Galt Medical Health Line Launch Nexus CT Midline Catheter with MST Insertion

first_img Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems Video Player is loading.Cynthia McCollough discusses bridging diversity gaps in medical physicsPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 6:05Loaded: 2.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -6:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence May Assist in Pediatric Imaging Sudhen Desai, M.D., FSIR, read more Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff.  Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical pro read more Videos | AAPM | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care Cynthia McColl… read more Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 19, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr DR Advances Promote Imaging of Whole Spine Recent advances in… read more Arthur Agatston explains the history of CT calcium scoring Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:54Loaded: 1.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:54 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July. center_img News | Radiology Imaging | July 22, 2019 AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Support the 12th Annual Putting Patients First Program For the past twelve years, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with read more Technology | Contrast Media Injectors | October 01, 2015 Galt Medical, Health Line Launch Nexus CT Midline Catheter with MST Insertion Kit Device enables short-term access for intravenous therapies lasting up to 30 days Feature | Radiology Business | July 23, 2019 | Greg Freiherr Liars in Radiology Beware! Can you tell when someone is lying? read more Demand for ultrasound scans at U.S. outpatient centers could grow by double digits over the next five years, according to a speaker at AHRA 2019. A variety of factors, however, could cause projections for this and other modalities to change. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay Video Player is loading.Sudhen Desai explains how deep learning might assist pediatric imagingPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 8:21Loaded: 1.95%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -8:21 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Image courtesy of Galt MedicalOctober 1, 2015 — Galt Medical has partnered with Health Line International Corp. and launched the Nexus CT Midline Catheter with MST Insertion Kit. The catheter features a pre-loaded flushable stylet, depth markings and clearly-marked “Midline” identifiers for ease of use. Power-injectable and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible, the Nexus CT Midline Catheter is available in sizes from three to five French, and in single and dual lumen configurations. Midlines enable short-term access for intravenous therapies lasting up to 30 days. They do not require an X-ray for placement confirmation, providing convenience, time savings and reduced cost compared to alternative IV access products.For more information: www.galtmedical.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 29, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Imaging Market in U.S. Could Rise In Coming Years The coming years may be good for the medical imaging community in the United States. But they will not be easy. read more Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: New Advances in CT Imaging Technology Cynthia McColl… read more A 3-D printed model (left) and a model constructed in augmented reality (right), both of a kidney with a tumor. In both models, the kidney is clear; the tumor is visible in purple on the AR model and in white on the 3-D printed model. Photo courtesy of Nicole Wake, Ph.D. Feature | Advanced Visualization | July 02, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis Augmented Reality Versus 3-D Printing for Radiology Three-dimensional (3-D) printing and… read morelast_img read more

Saloon registrations up 28 in February

first_imgThe number of saloon registrations rose 28 per cent in February, to 3,025, compared to the respective month of 2017, the statistical service said.The increase in registrations last month was mainly on a 40 per cent rise in that of second-hand cars, to 1,937, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Thursday. The registration of new cars rose 10 per cent, to 1,088.In the first two months of 2018, the number of saloon registrations rose an annual 24 per cent, to 6,506, Cystat said. New saloon registrations rose 39 per cent, to 4,196, and that of used ones 3.5 per cent, to 2,310.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoKelley Blue Book10 Electric Cars That Last the LongestKelley Blue BookUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Constitution changed allowing House to draft own budget

first_imgParliament on Friday changed the constitution to make the legislature financially independent in that it can now draft its own budget without the executive’s involvement.Friday’s was the 19th constitutional amendment and it was proposed by House President Demetris Syllouris.MPs amended article 167 of the constitution to say that parliament’s budget is drafted by its president and approved by the MPs. It is then incorporated in the state budget without any changes provided it observes the fiscal terms set by the government.When drafting the budget, the president will irrevocably take into consideration the fiscal conditions at the time and the general fiscal guidelines as well as the country’s obligations towards the EU.The finance ministry had made it clear to parliament that the amendment must ensure that all the country’s obligations were met and respective spending ceilings must be respected.A special law will be passed at a later stage to deal with matters of oversight.You May LikeCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityMake earthquake insurance a family priorityCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Authorities release five of 12 Israeli rape suspects, seven due in court FridayUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoA new way of doing businessUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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