“Their large numbers and a lack of permanent place are posing a problem in the prevention work. So more teams will be required,” admitted the district magistrate. The administration has set up a temporary animal birth control room at Khairabad to sterilise the stray dogs. Since Mr. Adityanath believes that most of the attacks happen when children go out to defecate, he has instructed officials to select the 22 affected villages under the open defecation-free project and announced compensation of ₹2 lakh each to the kin of the dead. A campaign has been launched to educate the locals on how to tackle stray dogs. Over a dozen children have died in stray dog attacks in a block at Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh over the last six months.What is the problem?At least six children were critically injured in attacks allegedly by feral dogs between November last and May this year. Such is the magnitude of the menace that the State has dubbed these animals maneaters. It all started last year after the dogs attacked a poultry farm. The district administration says the dogs attack in packs of 4-6 and they mostly go after children. On May 4, two children died in Mansingh and Budanapur villages. Three days earlier, three children died in Koliya, Gurupaliya and Tikriya villages. From November last to April, deaths were recorded in Saraiya Mulhai, Govinda Sarai, Gurupaliya, Khurehta, Badrikheda, Nevada and Rahimabad villages.Are they really dogs?A probe is on to find out whether the animals attacking the children are in fact dogs because locals and the victims have attributed the attacks to wild dogs, wolves or hyenas. Sitapur District Magistrate Sheetal Verma on Thursday, however, clarified that the findings by the Wildlife Institute of India and the Humane Society of India confirmed that the animals were in fact dogs. Experts of the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), who are studying the menace on the ground, told The Hindu that the animals found living in the area were morphologically found to be dogs. The DNA sequence of the tissue samples would help to confirm it. Even during his visit to Sitapur on May 11, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath concluded that the animals targeting the children were dogs, though not domestic.Why the attacks?The causes are still being investigated. V. K. Gupta, joint-director, IVRI, animal disease research, said that though he had no proof yet, the aggression in the animals could be attributed to a loss of natural food owing to the shutting down of slaughterhouses or shifting of a dumping zone. Mr. Gupta says a similar phenomenon was recorded in Bareilly district last year when dogs turned violent. “Dogs are naturally carnivores. If they get their natural food, they will not like herbivorous food,” he said. The IVRI has also tested samples of a dead dog from the affected area to test if the deaths of the children could be attributed to rabies. The tests turned negative. Two more dead dogs, probably lynched by enraged locals, were brought to the IVRI on Wednesday for post-mortem, and their samples have been sent for rabies test.What is the government doing?As a result of the attacks, locals have started killing dogs in the area, prompting criticism from animal rights groups. The government has deputed various agencies and administrative departments to tackle the menace. But its response has been slow and action started only after the death toll reached 12. To catch stray dogs, new cages, equipment and staff members have been moved to Sitapur, where 12 police teams have also been set up. The police have also deployed drones and camera traps to map the areas, especially during dawn, and conduct regular combing. Teams from Mathura, Bareilly and Lucknow have been sent to catch the dogs. So far, over 40 dogs have been caught and sent to the Kanha Upvan in Lucknow for sterilisation and release in the forest.
View comments What ‘missteps’? China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games The 31-year-old Rondo was in and out of the rotation, chided Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade for criticizing the team’s effort and finished the season on a strong note before missing the final four playoff games against Boston because of a broken right thumb.The four-time All-Star averaged 7.8 points and 6.7 assists. The Bulls had said Rondo would probably be back, but he became expendable when they acquired Kris Dunn from Minnesota in the Butler trade on draft night.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsChicago also waived guard Isaiah Canaan. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Rajon Rondo #9 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on November 2, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFPCHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls have waived veteran point guard Rajon Rondo.The Bulls bought out Rondo for $3 million Friday rather than exercise a $13.4 million option for next season. He signed a two-year deal to come to Chicago last summer.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend MOST READ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma lauded his bowlers and the whole team for their amazing win over Rising Pune Supergiant in the Indian Premier League final on Sunday night.Mumbai defended 129 in the summit clash, the lowest total by a team batting first in an IPL final, to lift their record third title in Hyderabad. Opting to bat, Mumbai were left reeling at 79/7 in the 15th over, but Krunal Pandya’s 47 off 38 deliveries helped them reach 129/8.During the chase, Pune kept wickets at hand but took it deep as they found it tough in the final five overs. That’s when fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga and Mitchell Johnson stepped up their game and restricted Pune to 128/6 in 20 overs. Also WatchJohnson needed 11 runs to defend in the final over and was smacked for a boundary off the first ball by Manoj Tiwary. But the Australian legend fought back with wickets of Tiwary and Smith off successive deliveries and gave away just five runs in the next three balls to guide his team to a famous victory at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium.”It was a great game of cricket. I’m sure the spectators enjoyed it. To be able to defend a score like this was a brilliant effort, I couldn’t ask for more. Whenever you’re defending a total like that, the first thing you’e to do is believe.”I told the boys if we could do it against KKR (105) there was no way we couldn’t do it here. There was assistance from the pitch too so it was a matter of exploiting the conditions,” Rohit said at the post-match presentation ceremony.advertisementFor Mumbai it was Krunal who starred with the bat while Johnson (3/26) and Bumrah (2/26) were outstanding with the ball specially in the death overs. Rohit said that he gave his bowlers full freedom when the match got close towards the end.”When three overs were left, I had confidence in the bowlers. They’ve always done the job wherever they’ve played. It was about giving freedom to them because they’re the masters and they’ve done it before. I just told them to do whatever they want and set the field accordingly,” the relieved MI skipper said.
Continue Reading Previous Apacer: industrial-grade USB drives provide full data protectionNext Mentor: free schematic symbols, PCB footprints and 3D Models for PartQuest Antenova is now shipping its two newest antennas: Integra and Inversa. These new chip antennas are designed specifically to perform in 3G and 4G diversity applications with very small PCBs. At just 3.3mm high, the antennas are ultra-compact, so they can be used in slim-line devices that will be unobtrusive in use. The antennas perform efficiently with a small ground plane, and can even be used on PCBs as small as 65mm. Where the PCB is smaller than 75mm, Antenova provides an additional active tuning circuit to overcome bandwidth reductions. The antennas are designed to work singly or in pairs for MIMO and diversity systems. They have beam steering which gives good isolation and cross correlation and will provide faster downloads in diversity applications.They are made in left and right versions: the Integra antenna, part numbers SR4L049-L / SR4L049-R, and the Inversa antenna part numbers SR4L034-L / SR4L034-R. One or two antennas can be used on a PCB and they can be placed in a left or right corner, on any side of the PCB. This gives designers plenty of combinations and options for placing them in a design while leaving space for other components on the board. The ‘keep-out’ area around the antennas is minimal, allowing them to be placed close to other components. Integra and Inversa operate at different frequencies. Integra covers 791-960 MHz, 1710-2170 MHz, 2300-2400 MHz and 2500-2600 MHz, for European markets, while Inversa covers 698-798 MHz, 824-960 MHz, 1710-2170 MHz, 2300-2400 MHz and 2500-2690MHz and is built for global markets. These antennas are suitable for small tracking devices, OBDs, 4G Mi-Fi routers, medical equipment, tablets, MIMO systems, Femtocell and Pico stations and remote monitoring.Antenova provides RF design support and help with antenna integration for customers who require these services.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components
Continue Reading Previous Arrow: secure provisioning service for NXP based IoT devicesNext Lynx to deliver 2nd generation IMA development platform for Avionics The European research project iDev40 (Integrated Development 4.0) has been launched under the leadership of Infineon Austria. In this project, 38 partners from six countries will be involved in research on the smart networking of development and production processes for electronic components and systems. With a project volume of 47 million euros, iDev40 is among the biggest European research projects with a focus on digitization along the entire value chain and Industry 4.0.The three-year research project focuses on three areas: secure data and knowledge management along the product life cycle, digital information flow and innovations in the supply chain. Intelligent data management provides secure access to information for people and systems. This makes it possible to deduce information and knowledge from huge amounts of data at high speeds. Development and production teams will be networked with each other, independent of their locations, and communicate in real time along the value chain. Processes can be virtually mapped by digital factory and product twins and can thus be simulated comprehensively. Artificial intelligence and machine learning play a central role in all of this.An important research aspect of iDev40 is the continued development of jobs of the future, in terms of both new job profiles and the skills that are needed to interact with highly automated, complex systems.iDev40 is organized as a private-public partnership and as such set to drive the global competitiveness of the European microelectronics industry. It combines investments from industry, individual countries and ECSEL (Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership) Joint Undertaking. In addition to investments from industry, iDev40 is co-financed by funding from Austria (BMVIT), Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain and the ECSEL Joint Undertaking.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components, Tools & Software
Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson was revealed as the Kings XI Punjab coach on a two-year contract, replacing Australia’s Brad Hodge.Hesson stepped down as New Zealand coach in June with less than a year to go for the 2019 World Cup in England, saying “he wanted a break from the rigours of international cricket”.KXIP CEO Satish Menon confirmed Hesson’s appointment.Nava SeasonNava CoachEk Navi UmangNew SeasonNew CoachRenewed PassionWelcoming @CoachHesson to the @lionsdenkxip#LivePunjabiPlayPunjabi #KXIP pic.twitter.com/57AmpqvRNRKings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 29, 2018″We were in talks with many reputed coaches before zeroing on Hesson. He has been appointed on a two-year contract,” Menon told PTI.The New Zealander will get to pick his support staff and it remains to be seen if Virender Sehwag, who was the team mentor till last season, stays on board.Former players Daniel Vettori and Stephen Fleming are the other New Zealanders who have been appointed head coach in the cash-rich IPL.It was only under Hesson’s guidance that New Zealand reached the 2015 World Cup final.KXIP have never won the IPL and their last appearance in the play-offs came in 2014, when they lost to Kolkata Knight Riders in the final.According to media reports, KXIP have also opted to swap Marcus Stoinis for Mandeep Singh from Royal Challengers Bangalore.(With inputs from PTI)
Guardiola EFL plans Guardiola meeting after Carabao Cup match-ball criticism Tom Webber Last updated 2 years ago 19:52 10/25/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Guardiola Manchester City Manchester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup Wolverhampton Wanderers The Man City boss and midfielder Yaya Toure said the ball was not fit for use in matches, and the organisation hopes to discuss the issue The EFL plans to talk to Pep Guardiola following his criticism of the match ball used in Manchester City’s penalty shoot-out victory over Wolves on Tuesday.City failed to find the net in 120 minutes of the fourth-round Carabao Cup clash at the Etihad Stadium before heroics from goalkeeper Claudio Bravo enabled them to triumph 4-1 on penalties.City 13/2 to beat West Brom 3-0 Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Guardiola was critical of the Mitre ball, which is usually used in Football League matches, saying it was “unacceptable for high-level competition”, while Yaya Toure backed up his coach’s comments by declaring it “rubbish”.In response to the Spaniard’s comments, the EFL assured the ball meets the necessary requirements and are planning to discuss his concerns prior to City’s next appearance in the competition.An official statement EFL statement read: “The Mitre ball used… is of exactly the same technical specification as the balls used in the EFL and [EFL] Trophy, all of which are tested in accordance with the ‘FIFA Quality Programme for Footballs’ and meet the ‘FIFA Quality Pro’ standard. All balls used in the professional game are required to meet this standard.”Clearly, preference is a subjective matter, but overall the entertainment provided across [Tuesday’s] round-four ties would suggest that the ball used is not having a negative impact in the competition.”We will look to engage with Mr Guardiola and Manchester City to fully understand any concerns in advance of their round-five tie.”Guardiola was unhappy with the movement of the ball but assured he was not trying to make excuses for his team’s difficulties against Championship opponents.“It is not acceptable. The ball was unacceptable for a high-level competition,” the Spaniard said.”It is too light, it moves all over the place, it is not a good ball. It is impossible to score with a ball like that and I can say that because we won, I’m not making excuses.”All of my players said, ‘What is that?’ [It’s] not a serious ball for a serious competition.”It’s [for] marketing, money, OK but it’s not acceptable – [it has] no weight, nothing.”
AUBURN, AL – SEPTEMBER 20: A general view from high in the stadium as the LSU Tigers take on the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 20, 2008 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)Last week, Paul Finebaum addressed the future of Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn after the team’s second loss of the season. Finebaum felt that Malzahn’s “likely not going anywhere” given the fact that he just signed a big contract extension.However, after another loss, Malzahn’s immense buyout might not be that big of an obstacle. The Tigers fell to 4-3 on the season after sitting at No. 7 following the team’s season-opening win over Washington.Auburn’s latest loss was an embarrassing 30-24 loss to Tennessee. Fans of the program aren’t happy and now a local Auburn reporter said he’s “not ruling out” a change at head coach.“I’m not ruling out a change at the end of the season even though he (Malzahn) has a contract that has at least 38 million dollars in buyout money…from what I’ve been told, there’s not much concern there when it comes to the money,” said Brandon Marcello.”I’m not ruling out a change at the end of the season even though he (Malzahn) has a contract that has at least 38 million dollars in buyout money…from what I’ve been told, there’s not much concern there when it comes to the money” – @bmarcello pic.twitter.com/jjhYUemqxz— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) October 16, 2018Would the university fire Malzahn despite the nearly $40 million buyout? Malzahn signed a seven-year, $49 million deal after Auburn’s 10-4 season in 2017.He might be out sooner rather than later.
Results of a pilot project with hydraulic fracturing wastewater from Atlantic Industrial Services in Debert have been posted by the Department of Environment. The results are available at www.novascotia.ca/nse/pollutionprevention/pubs.asp. The pilot project, approved last April, permitted the transport of two million litres of treated wastewater from the Atlantic Industrial Services holding ponds for use as a coolant in the kiln at the Lafarge cement plant in Brookfield, where it was evaporated at 700 C. Before being evaporated in the kiln, the wastewater had been treated for naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORMS) and put through reverse-osmosis. The water was analyzed and it meets the Canadian Council of Environment Ministers and Health Canada guidelines for release into a freshwater source. As part of the project, Lafarge did water testing before, during and after evaporation. The tests showed comparable results for cooling water drawn from Shortts Lake, near Truro, and the wastewater from the holding ponds at Atlantic Industrial Services. “When I met with the community last April, I said that we would update people on the results of the pilot and making the results available online is a good way to keep everyone informed,” said Environment Minister Randy Delorey. “I’m pleased with the findings from the pilot. “The results confirm that evaporation provides Nova Scotians with a viable disposal solution.” The department has received a request for authorization from Atlantic Industrial Services to remove and treat another five million litres at the Lafarge plant. A decision will be announced soon. If approved, any terms and conditions would be the same as the pilot project, requiring dual treatment of the wastewater before evaporation. There are 10 million litres remaining in two ponds at the company’s Debert site. Triangle Petroleum also has 20 million litres of wastewater in two holdings ponds in Kennetcook, Hants Co. The wastewater in both areas is from high-pressure hydraulic fracturing that took place in 2007 and 2008.
Rabat – International news outlets reported that the accident occurred at 6:15 a.m. local time, 30 miles from the train’s destination, Barcelona.About 131 people were on board the train.Photos of the train showed that four cars had derailed. Several ambulances and authorities arrived on the scene to rescue people in the accident. The accident followed a similar tragedy in Morocco, when a train derailed in Boukenadel between Rabat and Kenitra in October. The accident killed at least seven people.Read Also: Bouknadel Train Accident: A Story of Lives Cut Short
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedBerbice man shot at multiple times in apparent execution attemptSeptember 28, 2017In “Crime”Berbice labourer found dead on cattle farmJune 5, 2018In “Crime”Cattle farmer killed in Berbice hit-and-run accidentJune 4, 2017In “Crime” Two days after an East Bank Berbice Cattle Farmer’s home was riddled with bullets resulting in him being grazed to the neck by a lone gunman, police have confirmed that one man has been arrested in connection with the incident.Fenton BellINews was informed that the suspect in custody had been involved in a verbal altercation with the injured victim- Fenton Belle, 45,- recently and as such, he was apprehended for questioning.This online publication had reported that on September 26, 2017, at least four shots were fired at the home of Belle in New Amsterdam, in what was believed to be an execution attempt.According to the cattle farmer, he had just walked a friend out of his gate when he noticed someone hiding behind a concrete wall near some bushes in a nearby play field- known as the Stanford Cricket Ground.“The person shoot from in the bushes on the ground, so nobody could see them,” he said.Belle’s homeBelle said that the shots came from inside the ground where the caretaker’s house once stood. He told police that after the first shot was fired, he threw himself to the ground, but the gunman fired three more shots.He noted that one of the bullets grazed his neck as he was attempting to enter the house to call for help.Three spent shells were reportedly recovered from the crime scene.Police in a release said the incident occurred around 17:35h on the day in question. They also noted that an eastern glass window was shattered and four indentations allegedly caused by gunshots were seen on the concrete wall of the eastern side of Belle’s house.Investigations are ongoing.
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedOnly Firearm Licensing Approval Board has authority to revoke gun licences, says RoheeAugust 16, 2016In “Only Firearm Licensing Approval Board has authority to revoke gun licences”Granting of firearm licences a customary practice for outgoing Commissioners- PersaudFebruary 28, 2018In “Crime”Ramjattan apologises for recent outburstMarch 5, 2018In “latest news” Following the recent controversy surrounding the outgoing Top Cop applying to, and granting himself approval for a gun licence, the Government has hinted that it could soon strip the Guyana Police Force (GPF) of the authority of issuing firearm licences as consideration is now being given to amending the current regulations.Commissioner of Police, Seelall Persaud (L) and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan.Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan told a news conference earlier today (Monday) that he would also seek the advice of Attorney General, Basil Williams on the matter so as to prepare for any changes to be made.Even though the law requires all firearm applications to be sent to the Firearms Licensing Approval Board, the Police Commissioner still has the authority to issue the licence.This was the recent case with outgoing Police Chief Sellall Persaud who issued himself a gun licence and a firearms dealer’s licence, which has since resulted in a great deal of controversy.The dealership licence was subsequently revoked by Minister Ramjattan, who said the Top Cop did not follow due process and that the system must be revised.Persaud on the other hand had claimed that he did nothing unethical as it is customary for outgoing police chiefs to grant themselves a gun licence, stating that it has happened in the past.
The scene in Roscommon this morning. Short URL Share133 Tweet Email2 Fresh snow-ice warning issued as wintry showers move through country It’ll be another snowy evening in parts of the country. 40,120 Views MET ÉIREANN HAS issued a fresh snow-ice warning for Ireland, kicking in from midnight tonight into tomorrow morning.The Status Yellow alert says that “further showers of hail, sleet and snow today and tonight will give additional accumulations of up to 3cm of snow, with larger amounts on higher ground, especially in Ulster and Connacht”.The afternoon and evening will remain cold with snowfall expected in many counties with the exception of east Leinster where there are long sunny spells.There will be more wintry showers this evening but they will become less frequent in the east and south-east.It’ll be cold and frosty despite a strong westerly breeze, with temperatures ranging between -2 to 1 degrees.After an initially showery start to Monday, Met Éireann forecasts “fair weather” in the afternoon with temperatures ranging between 4 and 7 degrees.It also forecasts another band of snow to spread from the west of the country on Tuesday night. 23 Comments By Sean Murray http://jrnl.ie/3846401 The scene in Roscommon this morning. Image: Martin Neary Feb 11th 2018, 3:24 PM Sunday 11 Feb 2018, 3:23 PM Image: Martin Neary Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article
Joe Willock took a swipe at the linesman in Arsenal’s 3-0 third-round win at Blackpool suggesting he denied him the chance to bag an FA Cup hat-trick.Willock,19, bagged a brace before half-time to put the Gunners in control of an entertaining tie.The young midfielder thought he had bagged a treble 10 minutes from time only for it to be ruled out for offside against Sead Kolasinac.“It’s a brilliant day for me on a personal note but I’m proud of how we did as a team as well. I don’t think the scoreline reflects how well we played,” Willock disclosed via FourFourTwo“I always try to get in the box and make myself available for crosses or rebounds, so it was good to get two goals.“The linesman crushed my dreams with the hat-trick but that’s football and hopefully I can get another opportunity soon.Joe Willock talks about playing against his childhood idols Manuel R. Medina – September 12, 2019 Arsenal youngster, Joe Willock, explains how he has always admired Luka Modric and how he wants to show he can be one of the best players at his club.“Hopefully the boss keeps believing in me and giving me opportunities. I’m always eager to play, so I’ll always do my best if I’m picked.”Joe Willock goal👦 pic.twitter.com/N3P60xwYB3— Ahmad (@AhmadAWR) January 5, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – Six people were taken to the hospital after two cars crashed and one veered into a Fort Lauderdale home’s car port, Tuesday night.Police said the two vehicles were in an accident, then one driver lost control and hit the car port.Eight people were involved in the incident, according to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, including one adult who was sent to Broward Health as a trauma alert. A child also sustained minor injuries but was not transported to the hospital.Five others were transported with injuries that were not life-threatening.“The tires were like, screeching, and then I heard a big bomb; it went boom,” said one witness.Police said there were no arrests. However, they were not yet sure if citations would be issued.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
If you have any information on this hit-and-run, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) – A woman who was hit by a vehicle at the ground level at Miami International Airport was transported to the hospital.Officials responded to the scene near the Greyhound bus station, located in the area of Northwest 25th Street, near Perimeter Road, Friday afternoon.A Miami-Dade Police spokesperson said the subject is a Jamaican male who fled in a red Mustang.The victim could be seen sitting in a golf cart as she spoke with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials and police.Investigators said the driver and the victim may be related. That has not been confirmed as yet.The woman was alert and talking as she was put in an ambulance.Police have not released the tag number of the Mustang involved in the crash.
In the final days before the U.S. Senate election, candidates Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan making their final pitches, aiming to rally their supporters to the polls. Sullivan got help from two national figures representing polar opposites of the GOP: Mitt Romney, an establishment Republican, and Sen. Ted Cruz, a Tea Party hero.Download AudioCruz travelled with Sullivan around the railbelt. At a rally in the Mat-Su Valley Sunday, Cruz spoke for about half an hour, and included calls to abolish the IRS and end federal regulation of fracking. Cruz, frequently adopting the cadence of an evangelical preacher, told a few hundred cheering fans the race would be won or lost right there.“The men and women in this room, if everyone of you goes out and gets nine other people, you will win this race. You will elect Dan Sullivan and you, personally, will retire Harry Reid,” he said.An Anchorage airplane hangar was the scene of a Republican rally with Romney today. Sullivan said he was happy to have the former presidential candidate there.“It feels amazing! Shoulder to shoulder next to him,” Sullivan said from the stage.By contrast, Begich’s final campaign days were more in the trenches. He gathered with supporters in Palmer and Wasilla, then met with a few dozen public employees in Anchorage on Saturday. With his wife dispatched to Bethel and his mom in Barrow, Begich handed out hot chocolate to UAF students today before flying back to Anchorage.“Wherever there’s an undecided voter, I will show up,” he joked.Polls show Begich is cutting into Sullivan’s lead. Or maybe not, depending on which poll you believe. PPP, a firm that polls for Democrats, called voters over the weekend and says Sullivan is just one percentage point ahead of Begich. But a poll last week, by New Jersey-based Rasmussen Reports, says Sullivan has pulled to his largest lead yet in a Rasmussen poll — 5 points.The Division of Elections says as of yesterday, more than 47,000 Alaskans have already cast ballots, through early and absentee voting. That’s 18 percent of all ballots cast in Alaska’s last mid-term election, in 2010. Spending in the Senate race is now at $57 million, which comes to more than $200 per likely Alaska voter.
PIB IndiaWith the Union Budget 2019 round the corner, there’s strong speculation that the common man may get some reliefs, including perhaps direct tax concessions. While tax payers wait for the good news, the budget makers have already had their bite of the sweetmeat. Yes literally. The pre-budget Halwa ceremony was conducted at the North Bock on Monday, setting off the printing of the secretive budget files.What’s Halwa ceremony? What’s its history?The Halwa ceremony marks the beginning of the budget printing at the finance ministry. This happens about a fortnight before the scheduled day for budget presentation. Halwa, a popular dessert, is cooked in a large frying pan and served to all the finance ministry employees. The finance minister and all the top brass in the ministry attend the function.One the Halwa ceremony is over, about a hundred of the key personnel of the ministry will be cloistered in the dungeons of the North Block. These officials will spend several days inside the ministry basement, where the final work on the budget, including its printing, will take place.Halwa Ceremony was held today in North Block, New Delhi to mark the Ceremonial beginning of printing of #Budget2019 documentsThis year’s Halwa ceremony was held on Monday. In the absence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the minsters of state presided over the function. Things that got costly this budget 2018.Creative Commons”Halwa Ceremony was held today in North Block, New Delhi to mark the Ceremonial beginning of printing of #Budget2019 documents- Both the MoS (Finance) Shiv Pratap Shukla and Pon Radhakrishnan jointly launched the ceremony and shared the Halwa with the Ministry officials, the finance ministry said.Extreme secrecyThe extreme secrecy surrounding the budget making is part of the British legacy. The staff involved in budget making are literally locked inside the basement. They can’t make phone calls or send emails. There’s only one phone in the premises, and that can only receive calls. Even when the staff talk to their families in emergencies, sleuths from the Intelligence bureau keep a watch.The security regime is so rigorous that even the finance minister cannot enter the basement with his mobile phone after the Halwa ceremonyBudget proclamations may have ceased to have the huge impact they once had. But in the past, budget was the only document that outlined drastic decisions concerning the economy. In the initial years, the Indian budget was printed in the Rashtrapathi Bhavan. A leak in the early 1950s made it necessary to carry out the process under tighter vigil. The printing was first moved to the government press in Minto Road and then to the North Block.Every year since 1980, the budget printing has taken place in the basement of the North Block. The security regime is so rigorous that even the finance minister cannot enter the basement with his mobile phone after the Halwa ceremony. Among the 100 or so officials holed up inside the basement, only very few top level bureaucrats are even allowed to go home before the presentation of the budget.While CRPF personnel take guard outside the building, IB detectives follow the movements of the top officials. The official are finally allowed to go home only after the finance minister has presented the budget in parliament.The whole process starts on a sweet note, the Halwa ceremony! Close The RBI is reportedly likely to infuse Rs 1 trillion into the economy
Popular on Variety “Mostly Football” joins other original programming across Yahoo Sports, with highly variable runtimes designed for different use cases. Yahoo Sports’ “Fantasy Football Live” is enters its 13th season, starting Sept. 9. The show is broadcast live every Sunday, featuring Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans, Andy Behrens and Liz Loza.Yahoo Sports also recently bowed “The Rush” (which debuted June 4), a mobile-first, short-form morning sports show hosted by comedian Jared Quay that runs about 2 minutes per segment; and the “The Spin” (which debuted Aug. 16), a breaking-news and analysis show featuring Yahoo Sports’ roster of editorial talent that runs 3-7 minutes. The goal for Yahoo Sports has been to build out a broader set of content for the NFL season, centered around the live games, with original content and fantasy football all in one place.“We are driven by serving fans in ways they haven’t been served,” said Geoff Reiss, GM of Yahoo Sports. “And one of the real opportunities in terms of creating these conversations with football fans and creating these narratives is really being able to present perspectives like that of Martellus.”“Mostly Football” will be shot out of Yahoo Sports’ L.A. studio in Playa Vista, and feature field reports throughout the football season. Alongside Bennett, the show will feature two regular co-hosts: comedian James Davis and Ben Lyons, an entertainment reporter and sports commentator. Other contributors are set to include Yahoo Sports’ fantasy football writer Liz Loza and Adam Caparell, co-host of Complex’s “Out of Bounds” who writes about sports betting.Complex, jointly owned by Verizon and Hearst, was a natural partner for the show given its focus on the culture of sports, said Sarah Crennan, Yahoo Sports’ head of content. “The lifestyle of the game also is something we want to reflect,” she said. “We’re looking to introduce an immersive show, to give fans a lead-in on Thursdays before the weekend’s game.”Bennett, who’s the younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles player Michael Bennett Jr., is not just a former footballer, according to Crennan: “He’s also a creator, and he’s been exceptionally involved with the show’s development at every step of the way.”The show will stream live on both Yahoo Sports and Complex sites, and will be available on the Yahoo Sports app and the Yahoo Sports Facebook page. Additional behind-the scenes content and other video will be available across brand platforms and social channels.Yahoo Sports and Complex hired media producer Bob Lifton as showrunner for “Mostly Football,” which also has a dedicated production and social-media staff. Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett will start in a new position next week with Yahoo Sports as host of live internet talk show “Mostly Football.”Martellus, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots, will bring his knowledge of the game and his own creative touch to the hour-long show about the week’s upcoming games, produced by Yahoo Sports and Complex Networks. “Mostly Football” kicks off next Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and will run weekly on Thursdays throughout the NFL season (just ahead of “Thursday Night Football”) for a total of 26 weeks.For Yahoo Sports, which sits in Verizon’s Oath group, “Mostly Football” is part of the telcom company’s investment stepped-up investment in sports — and in this case specifically, Verizon’s five-year deal with the NFL reached in late 2017. Under the pact, valued in the neighborhood of $2 billion, Verizon has rights to distribute the full lineup of live NFL games to any mobile device in the U.S. (with the exception of Sunday afternoon out-of-market games, which remain on DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket). ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15
Accor launches new lifestyle brand TRIBEAccor launches new lifestyle brand TRIBEAccor continues to expand its portfolio and is launching a new lifestyle brand in the midscale segment, TRIBE. Renowned for its expertise in the economy and midscale sector and now a major name in luxury hotels, Accor continues to establish itself in the lifestyle sector in order to offer an ever-greater range of experiences and to satisfy the needs of its customers and partners.TRIBE, a custom-made solution for new needs and desiresAccor’s new brand TRIBE was created in response to a simple fact: today, more than ever before, travelers seek a high-quality hotel experience at an affordable price.TRIBE aims to surprise travelers with an original, exciting and carefully curated offer that focuses on style rather than price. Tribe is reshaping the traditional hotel experience, enabling guests to live, work and play in contemporary interiors.TRIBE intends to meet the expectations and requirements of customers in a groundbreaking way. With a flexible and unique model, the new “TRIBE” concept targets an international clientele of regular travelers. Whether traveling for business or leisure purposes, the TRIBE community is just like today’s men and women: independent, curious and adventurous.TRIBE, a totally redesigned hospitality conceptTRIBE welcomes regular travelers by providing them with everything they need and nothing they don’t in vibrant living spaces, centered around a welcoming lobby area, guest rooms offering the utmost comfort and the latest technologies.Guests are offered a multifaceted experience:• Smart designAt TRIBE, design finds its expression beyond the details. In each living space and for every service, particular attention has been paid to user-friendliness without overlooking either style or comfort. Everything has been designed to increase the sense of space, enhance the decor and improve the customer perception. The design is sleek – the hotel’s common areas, like that of the guest rooms, create a feeling of greater space byopening out onto the exterior.Several creative areas are available to guests. Working, arranging a meeting or enjoying a drink, everything is possible. As welcoming as a hotel, as laid-back as a trendy urban hub and as relaxing as a home, Tribe is constantly reinventing itself.• An artistic collectionThe modern style is complemented by artfully designed objects giving the perception of an upscale space. Moroso chairs, an array of Jean-Paul Gaultier cushions, lamps provided by the renowned British designer Tom Dixon, etc. From the lobby to the guest rooms, and encompassing the common areas, each TRIBE object has been carefully crafted, selected and installed in order to bring a distinctive decor to the hotel.• A service focused on the essentialsEchoing this smart design, TRIBE is going back to basics to give customers what they want, and nothing else. In their rooms, guests will benefit from under-bed storage, have the opportunity to unwind in front of the Smart TV or enjoy a refreshing shower using Kevin Murphy professional products. Nespresso coffee capsules and T2 teabags areprovided free of charge in place of a pricey minibar. A Grab & Go station is also available 24/7.• Experiences and expectationsUnited by a love of design and technology, TRIBE customers will enjoy a high-quality hotel experience in non-standardized properties. In partnership with local producers, Tribe hotels combine authentic and responsible cuisine and are committed to using seasonal products. Regardless of the time of day or night, the TRIBE Foods area – a caféby day, a bar by night – will satisfy all tastes. Bicycle rental services, fitness center, co-working areas, as well as great city deals will all be available at an affordable price.TRIBE, an alternative that boosts lifestyleAs a world-leading actor in the travel and lifestyle sectors, Accor continues to expand its brand portfolio. Following the success of JO&JOE and partnerships with 25Hours, Mama Shelter and, more recently, sbe Entertainment (including the Delano, SLS, The House of Originals, Mondrian and Hyde brands), Accor proceeds with the enforcement of its lifestyle ecosystem.TRIBE currently consists of one address (with 126 rooms) just a stone’s throw away from the botanic garden at Kings Park, Perth, Australia – one of the largest inner-city parks in the world. Ten other openings are already scheduled to take place by 2022 in Europe and Asia Pacific, totaling more than 1,700 rooms.TRIBE has been designed to appeal not only to guests, but to owners and investors as well with a product that guarantees superior financial returns thanks to improved customer perception based on economical spaces and services.Gaurav Bhushan, Chief Development Officer at Accor, said, “The pipeline of over 50 hotels currently being negotiated for the coming years leads us to believe that the Tribe brand will achieve significant growth all over the world including in gateway locations such as Paris, London, Singapore, Dubai Bangkok… It will be making its debut in 150 international destinations by 2030.”Source = Accor