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first_img Bengal Warriorsbengaluru bullsdabang delhi kcGujarat Fortunegiants First Published: September 4, 2019, 4:14 PM IST Riding high on confidence after registering their first win at home, Bengaluru Bulls will eye to produce a clinical performance against Patna Pirates. On the other hand, Patna Pirates will look for a positive result. The Pro Kabaddi League 2019 Season 7 match between Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates will be held on Wednesday at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. The Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates clash is scheduled to start at 8:30 pm. The 74th match of PKL 2019 Season 7 will see hosts taking on their arch-rivals in front of a power-packed audience.On Wednesday, the Pro Kabaddi League 2019 Season 7 will witness two encounters. In the first match of the day, Jaipur Pink Panthers will fight it out against Dabang Delhi at 7:30 pm. Whereas, the second match will see fourth-placed Bengaluru Bulls take on bottle-placed Patna Pirates. The second match of the day will start at 8:30 pm. This year twelve teams have participated in PKL 2019. The teams are Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi KC, Gujarat Fortunegiants, Haryana Steelers, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan, Tamil Thalaivas, Telugu Titans, U Mumba and UP Yoddha.What time will Pro Kabaddi League 2019 Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates start?The 74th match of PKL 2019 season 7 series is scheduled to start at 8:30 pm. The match between Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates will be held at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.Where to watch Pro Kabaddi League 2019 2019 Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates on TV?The PKL 2019 Season 7 Jaipur Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates clash can be viewed on the television sets on sports channel Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.Where to watch Pro Kabaddi League 2019 Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates match on live streaming?The live streaming of Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates, Pro Kabaddi League 2019 will be available on Hotstar. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.last_img read more

first_imgThe former batsman said that Kohli also should be lauded The former batsman said that Kohli also should be lauded for keeping his calm in tense situations. “When you see him during fielding, look how animated he is. But with the bat, he is a completely different personality. He is very composed, doesnt let any emotions come in the way,” he pointed out. Apart from Kohli, Gavaskar lauded skipper Dhoni for using his resources well. Dhoni managed to surprise the Australians by bowling Yuvraj Singh, whose part-time left-arm spin got India the crucial wicket of rival captain Steve Smith last night. “Dhoni reads what the oppositions strengths are. He realised that Raina could be expensive against Australia because he doesnt turn the ball much. This pitch wasnt affording turn. Thats why he brought Yuvraj. So reading the oppositions strengths is what the captains need to do and Dhoni does it better than most,” he said. Also getting Gavaskars praise was veteran pacer Ashish Nehra. Gavaskar felt Nehra has managed to ensure that India dont bleed runs in the death overs. “This team has been gelling into a formidable outfit. It had all its bases covered. Earlier, the death overs were causing problems, India were leaking runs and therefore losing their grip on the match, that has now been stopped. “Generally the last 5-10 overs go for a 100 runs, now I think thats been brought under control because of Nehra ji. His contribution to this team cannot be underestimated,” he said. PTI PM SSC SSCadvertisementlast_img read more

first_imgFrom K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 24 (PTI) China today said it expects to hold talks with the Philippines on the tense dispute over the South China Sea at an early date, after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that discussions might happen “within the year”.Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said they hoped that the talks will happen at an early date.Lu was responding to the remark yesterday by Duterte, who said the talks over the South China Sea dispute might happen “within the year”.Chinese official media quoted Duterte as saying that he had no plan to take the South China Sea arbitration to the East Asia Summit next month, and would rather talk about the dispute with China face-to-face.An international tribunal last month adjudicating on a Philippine petition struck down Chinas claims over almost all of the SCS and upheld Manilas right in the area claimed by it.China, which has undertaken giant land reclamation works in disputed parts of the sea, has vowed to ignore the ruling.It has called for direct talks with the Philippines, but asserted it will not compromise on its claims.Besides the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have counter claims over the South China Sea, through which USD 5 trillion of annual shipping trade passes.Welcoming Dutertes remarks, Lu said China will always work with countries directly concerned, including the Philippines, to resolve any dispute through peaceful negotiation and consultation.China and the Philippines, as friendly neighbours, have the ability and wisdom to settle the issue through consultation and restore friendly relations, Lu said.advertisementFormer Philippine President Fidel Ramos visited Hong Kong as Dutertes special envoy earlier this month to pave way for talks with Beijing. PTI KJV ABHlast_img read more

first_imgXiaomi just the other day officially confirmed the Mi 6 launch date for April 19 via a tweet. Well, alongside launching its flagship of the year, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has a lot more for its fans. The company is also prepping up to announce the much anticipated Xiaomi Mi Max 2 as well.However, like Xiaomi Mi 6, the company has not confirmed the launch date as of now. The new comes from Weibo, where Xiaomi, a couple of days ago tipped the launch of Mi Max 2 for April 19. Ahead of the launch, speculations about this Xiaomi phablet has been making rounds for quite a long time now.A few rumours and leaks have already revealed a rough sketch on how the smartphone will look like, along with a few specifications and approx price. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was earlier spotted at GeekBench and GFXBench. Wherein, the listing reveals that the phablet will be called Xiaomi Oxygen.Also Read: Xiaomi Mi Max 2 spotted with 5,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 626 SoCThe listing futher discloses that Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat on top of MIUI layer and will sport a 6.4-inch full HD display along with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The smartphone is further expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 626 processor along with Adreno 506 taking care of graphics department.Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will come packed with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of an internal storage unit. The storage space can also be expanded further via a microSD card. While on the camera front, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is expected to come with a 12-megapixel camera on the rear with auto focus feature and LED flash. The rear camera may also come with the ability to capture 4K videos with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. On the other hand, the device comes with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.advertisementWhile connectivity wise, the smartphone includes several options like WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Accelerometer, Barometer, Digital compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope, Pedometer and Proximity sensor. Further, the smartphone is expected to juice its power from a huge 5,000mAh battery with fast charging ability.Furthermore, if the rumours are to be believed, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is going to be a mid-ranged smartphone and is expected to be priced between 1499 and 1699 Yuan, which is approx comes around Rs 14,003 and Rs 15,872.Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 6 to officially launch on April 19last_img read more

first_imgLenovo Z5 Pro which according to a previous post on Weibo by company’s VP Chang Cheng was slated to launch on October 1 is now launching on November 1 in China. The new launch date again comes from another latest Weibo post by VP Chang Cheng.Cheng has posted a teaser poster on the Chinese social media website that hints at a Mi Mix 3-like manual slider design which we already know from the past reports. The teaser poster only confirms the design. The slider reveals the camera. According to a GizmoChina report, the poster also reveals that the slider will use a double helix with six guidance sensors. The report also states that the slide mechanism can last more than 300,000 times.The second poster of the Lenovo Z5 Pro reveals that it will pack in a chipset for hardware level security encryption. This will make the phone suitable for those who want high-level security.Other details given in the teaser poster include dual rear cameras and dual front facing cameras. No physical fingerprint button can be seen in the poster which means it is installed beneath the display.The other rumours related to Lenovo Z5 Pro that are in news are that it will have an almost 100 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The Lenovo Z5 was also touted to be company’s first truly bezel-less smartphone before its launch. But it wasn’t truly bezel-less when it launched. It bears a notch at the top and a sizeable amount of bezels on sides.The Lenovo Z5 Pro will succeed the Z5 smartphone which was launched this year in China. The Pro version is expected to have everything that Z5 could not deliver to its fans. For example, the Z5 was rumoured to come with an in-display fingerprint scanner ahead of its launch but the rumour stood false after the phone launched.advertisementLenovo Z5 specsThe Lenovo Z5 sports a 6.2-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 2246×1080 pixels. There is a notch at the top of display. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with Adreno 509 GPU and 6GB RAM. The phone comes in two storage variants- 64GB and 128GB which can be expanded via a microSD card.ALSO READ: Lenovo Z5 Pro to launch on October 1 with bezel-less display, slider mechanism There is a dual camera set up on the back comprising of two 16MP camera sensors. On the front there is an 8MP sensor. The phone is supported by a 3,300mAh battery.last_img read more

first_img Everlane Wants You to Have a Daily Uniform to Make Dressing Easier The first iPhone, the Domino’s Pizza mobile pizza tracker, hoverboards. Some innovations make us want to raise our hands skyward and proclaim, “Thank you, God, for allowing us to live in this Golden Age of Technology.” Finally, personal jetpacks are within reach, and it appears all of our boyhood dreams are coming come true.The Jet Suit from Gravity Industries (code name: “Daedalus”) is the closest thing we’ve seen to a legit Tony Stark-worthy Iron Man suit. Sure, it lacks the sleek, everything-clicks-into-place-on-its-own panache.  But, it does boast a gut-punching 1,050 horsepower (incidentally, that’s more than the forthcoming Lamborghini Aventador) pushed through five kerosene-powered turbine engines — one on the pilot’s back and two on each arm. That’s enough thrust to propel almost any rider more than 30 miles per hour and up to 12,000 feet in the air (although the latter isn’t recommended). The fuel is only good for a four-minute ride, but that’s more than enough time to accidentally kill yourself. Live Out Your Westworld Dreams at Casteel Creek Retreat This Black Boathouse Is a Luxurious Retreat on a Small Island in Norway Editors’ Recommendations The suit is the brainchild of British inventor Richard Browning, who summed up his project as “an entirely pure form of complete three-dimensional freedom.” That’s one way to look at it.Browning sees potential in Daedalus as a legitimate future transportation option for commuters. However, in an interview with NBC News MACH, he was careful to note, “Just like the first motor cars, which were noisy, smelly and inefficient …we have some way to go before you could commute by jet suit.” In an age where most commuters still haven’t mastered not driving while Instagramming, can you imagine your morning rush hour commute full of half-trained jetpack riders?We’ve covered plenty of sky-riding tech toys before, most of which come from the lunatic garage of Zapata. The brand brought us the Flyboard. Then, there was this insane hydro jetpack and a Silver Surfer-inspired Hoverboard. While these are awesome (and affordable for the everyman), they require the rider to be tethered to a Jetski. How the hell are you supposed to fight crime and crash the Super Bowl Halftime Show while you’re attached to a Jetski?The best part is that this isn’t just a prototype. No, you can snag your very own Iron Man-style jetpack for the low, low price of $447,000. Act fast though, as only nine are available for sale, and you’ll have to hit up London’s Selfridges department store for yours. If that’s too rich for your blood, you can get a taste of the experience at Gravity Industries’ own private hangar outside London for far less. For $440,000, You Can Live Out Your Childhood Fantasies with a Gravity Jetpack Close The Mission Workshop Khyte Sets a New Standard for Messenger Bags How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Falllast_img read more

first_imgAPTN National NewsThis is an anxious time of year for the people of Shoal Lake 40.Residents of the man-made island will soon be making the dangerous trek across the frozen water just to get the basic necessities.APTN’s Dennis Ward continues this story in Part 2 of this look at a community locals dubbed “Alcatraz.”last_img

By Rabii BenadadaCasablanca – On Saturday, April 19th, British Polo Day – presented by Land Rover – celebrated its first event on African soil with the inaugural British Polo Day Morocco. Guests including Sir Richard Branson, philanthropist Eve Branson, Philip Treacy, British Ambassador to Morocco Clive Alderton, US Ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush Sr and a handful of Virgin Galactic astronauts gathered at the Jnan Amar Polo Club for a day of top polo, followed by a Gala Dinner which raised over US$175,000 – a record for the British Polo Day Global Series. Hosted by the Jnan Amar Polo Club for the benefit of The Eve Branson Foundation, under the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI and the auspices of the Royal Moroccan Polo Federation, British Polo Day entertained over 350 guests and VIPs. Against the backdrop of the majestic Atlas Mountains, guests enjoyed a drinks reception over a quintessentially British game of Brompton bicycle polo – a rather amusing spectacle! Everyone then took their seats in the beautiful traditional Berber tents overlooking the polo field below, for an afternoon of fast-paced polo.The day’s polo got off to an exhilarating start with the Jnan Amar Cup – a closely-fought encounter between the Royal Salute Eve Branson Commonwealth and Oxford Group Holdings Jnan Amar Rest of The World teams. New Zealand international eight-goaler John Paul Clarkin and his team were on top form from the opening minutes of the first chukka and went on to win the match seven and a half goals to four, despite some serious pressure and very fine play from the Oxford Group Holdings team.After a delicious afternoon tea, the Hackett British Army took to the field alongside the Moroccan Royal Guard – their first ever encounter – for the Land Rover Trophy. At plus four goals, this was a unique affair and a low scoring game belied the intensity of the play, which resulted in a two goal draw. A fitting end to this first ever match between the two armies.The day drew to a close at the British Polo Day Morocco prize-giving which took place at one of Jnan Amar Polo Club’s stunning villas – a showcase for the first phase of the Ritz-Carlton Private Residences soon to launch on sale. With the crowds gathered, Sir Richard Branson and his mother, Eve presented the Royal Salute Eve Branson Commonwealth team with the Jnan Amar Cup, while the US Ambassador to Morocco, Dwight L. Bush Sr jointly-presented the coveted Land Rover Trophy to both the Hackett British Army and Moroccan Royal Guard teams.The Holland & Holland Shot of the Day was awarded to Stuart Wrigley of the Royal Salute Eve Branson Commonwealth team for a high grade shot in the final minutes of the Jnan Amar Cup match. Top British designer Zaeem Jamal then took to the stage to present the eagerly-anticipated Best Dressed prize to glamorous guest, Laura Novell.The evening’s Gala Dinner took place at Marrakech’s historic La Mamounia. Arriving to a Royal Salute Scotch Whisky and Taittinger champagne reception, guests then sat down for a three-course dinner in the Mamounia’s beautiful ballroom. Then followed a spectacular fashion show by milliner to stars and royalty, Philip Treacy and celebrated womenswear designer Zaeem Jamal.The Charity Auction proved to be the perfect culmination of the day’s event and raised over a record US$175,000 for The Eve Branson Foundation. The ever-inspiring Eve Branson gave a moving speech on her Foundation and her exciting plans to help a new project village in the Atlas Mountains. Enthusiastic philanthropist, Sir Richard Branson not only invited three lucky guests to play a rather memorable game of doubles tennis with him, but also threw in a surprise additional lot of a week at his exclusive private Necker Island, which of course sparked a bidding frenzy!Travelling with Abercrombie & Kent, British Polo Day Morocco’s guests not only enjoyed the day itself but an exclusive four-day itinerary taking in some of Marrakech’s most spectacular landmarks. Highlights included: a private preview of Royal Mansour’s new Yahya&Qotbi exhibition, an Atlas Mountains Land Rover Experience – in which guests navigated themselves through the mountains to Eve Branson’s project villages – and the official British Polo Day Morocco medina launch party on the atmospheric rooftop of Riad El Fenn.Before heading home, Sir Richard Branson personally invited the Charity Auction lot winners to a private Easter Sunday philanthropist lunch at the magical, boutique Kasbah Tamadot. By all accounts the doubles tennis match was of an impressively-high standard and somewhat competitive.Photo Courtesy British Polo DayRabii Benadada is a researcher in sports management at the ISCAE Business School in Casablanca, Morocco©Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed read more

According to the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET), the setting up of the new Special Committee follows yesterday’s endorsement by the Council of a draft regulation on the establishment of a Commission on Reception, Truth and Reconciliation. The panel will study the regulation and conduct public hearings to consult with those members of civil society and political parties who have not already given direct input into it. UNTAET said. The Committee will present its report to the National Council on 28 May.In other news, the East Timor Transitional Cabinet today endorsed amendments to three regulations governing East Timor’s judicial system, designed to improve the cohesiveness and efficiency of the judiciary and make better use of international judicial expertise to accelerate capacity-building efforts. The amendments, which will now be referred to the National Council for consideration, are also intended to give the Court of Appeal supervisory powers over the district courts and to give the Transitional Judicial Services Commission broader disciplinary leverage. read more

“We are extremely happy and grateful to the Turkmen government for this generous decision. We have been working closely for the past 10 years to find a permanent durable solution for these refugees,” said Annika Linden, chief of mission for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat.The President of Turkmenistan, Saparmurat Niyazov, signed a decree last Thursday granting Turkmen citizenship to 13,245 people of ethnic Turkmen origin as well as people who had lived on land formerly rented to Uzbekistan and others who had migrated to Turkmenistan for family or other reasons.Generally seen as an asset to the host community, most of the Tajik refugees started building houses and cultivating land obtained from the government in the 1990s. Their children were given the right to attend and graduate from Turkmen schools.UNHCR, which opened its office in Ashgabat in 1995, has been providing protection to the refugees and assisting the government to facilitate their local integration through language courses and vocational training. The agency also contributed agricultural equipment such as tractors, bulldozers, electric transformers and water pumps to enhance their self-sufficiency.”We always tried to make sure that these projects would benefit not only the targeted refugee communities, but also the surrounding local population,” said Ms. Linden. “We believed this would facilitate the integration of the refugees into the wider community and allow them to adapt to Turkmenistan.”The collapse of the Soviet Union and ensuing civil wars and ethnic conflicts in the early 1990s created a complex refugee picture in Central Asia. UNHCR’s engagement in the region began in Tajikistan in 1993 as an emergency response to help more than 600,000 people displaced by civil war. Within a few years, it had expanded to Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. read more

PORTLAND, Ore. — Franklin Porter scored 24 points, Josh McSwiggan scored 19 and Portland beat Cal Poly 72-67 on Friday night.Down 33-23 at halftime, Portland (5-2) rallied in the second half, shooting 9 of 13 (69 per cent) from beyond the 3-point line and 61 per cent (14 of 23) from the field. JoJo Walker contributed 12 points for the Pilots.Marcellus Garrick’s 3-pointer less than two minutes into the second half put Cal Poly out front 38-25 before the Pilots took the lead with an 18-3 run. With less than two minutes left, Tuukka Jaakkola’s layup off his offensive rebound brought the Mustangs within 63-60. Porter responded with a 3 and pair of free throws and Walker made 1 of 2 foul shots with 45 seconds left and Portland held on.Jaakkola led Cal Poly (1-4) with 13 points and Mark Crowe scored 10.The Associated Press read more

The Isil fanatic is accused of plotting to kill Theresa May (pictured)Credit:Peter Macdiarmid/LNP Rahman said he would aim to strike when Mrs May came out of 10 Downing Street to talk to the press (pictured), jurors heard On October 23 last year, Rahman met a contact known as Abu Waleed in a Shepherd’s Bush shopping centre.He told the agent that he planned to use a suicide belt, drone, improvised explosive device and poison, referred to as P or “curry mix”.He allegedly divulged the targets of the MI5 building and Parliament. Meanwhile, Imran was asking his MI5 role-player to get him a passport quickly.At a further meeting on November 15 last year, Rahman allegedly said: “They’re gonna s*** it, especially her who is inside.”Three days later, Rahman carried out reconnaissance around Whitehall, walking past the entrance to Downing Street, the court heard.Rahman, from Finchley, north London, has denied two counts of preparing terrorist acts.Imran, of Sparkbrook, Birmingham, has pleaded not guilty to preparing terrorist acts and possessing a terrorist document on his Kindle entitled How To Survive In The West – A Mujahid’s Guide 2015. **What is Islamic State?** A salafi Islamist extremist group that controls territory in the middle east and sponsors terrorist activity internationally.**What are its aims?** A worldwide Islamic caliphate – a religious government without borders.**What is it actually called?** In the west, the group is known as Isil (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) or Isis (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). The militants themselves prefer to be called “Islamic State” in recognition of their self-declared caliphate. Daesh is an abbreviation of *Dawlat al-Islamiyah f’al-Iraq wa al-Sham*, and is the derogatory name used by many Muslims.**What terror attacks has it carried out?** Isil has claimed responsibility for numerous atrocities, including the Brussels suicide bombings in March 2016, the Paris attacks of 13 November 2015 and the London ramming and stabbing rampages of 2017. As its territorial power has shrunk, the group has switched to sponsoring more frequent and less strategically ambitious “lone wolf” attacks.**Where is it based?** Since 2014, Isil’s de facto capital was the city of Raqqa in Syria. However, the group lost control of Raqqa in late 2017 to a US-backed coalition force. In Iraq Isil was based in the city of Mosul, but was driven out by Iraqi security forces in mid-2017. It now lacks a capital, but retains footholds in a number of states. The defendant is also accused of helping his friend Mohammad Aqib Imran, 22, join Isil in Syria by recording a sponsorship video.Mr Heywood said the men knew each other well and shared the same “warped ideology”.On Imran, he said: “He elected to travel and set about assembling money, acquiring a fake passport, engaging in research and otherwise equipping himself with the information and means to travel aboard for violence for terrorist purposes.Jurors heard how both defendants were engaged in chat with MI5 role players, even though they discussed the dangers of “spies”. Rahman said he would aim to strike when Mrs May came out of 10 Downing Street to talk to the press (pictured), jurors heardCredit:Dan Kitwood/Getty If he could not get to her, he would kill a few guards then detonate himself to create “big news”, the court heard.Jurors were shown covert video footage of a meeting in Shaq’s car in a PC World car park in Brixton on November 6 last year. In it, Rahman said he would get past the gate and make a “10-second sprint” for the door of Number 10. He allegedly said his main objective was to “take her head off”.Mr Heywood told jurors: “His settled conclusion was that lethal violence here, directed at the very heart of the United Kingdom Government, was the only effective way to pursue his intentions.”Before his arrest prevented it, he was, he believed, just days away from his objective, which was no less than a suicide attack, by blade and explosion, on Downing Street and, if he could, upon the Prime Minister Theresa May herself.”He said Rahman planned a full frontal attack and fully expected to die. 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. An Islamic State fanatic plotted to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May in a suicide attack on 10 Downing Street, a court has heard.Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, was encouraged to cause carnage in Britain by an uncle who had joined Isil and died in a drone strike in Syria, jurors were told.He allegedly thought he was just days away from inflicting “lethal violence” with a knife and a suicide vest before his arrest last November.But his plan was uncovered by a two-year MI5 surveillance operation which involved an agent posing as a senior Isil official in Syria, the Old Bailey heard.Prosecutor Mark Heywood QC read out Telegram chat in which Rahman was allegedly snared by the fake Amir.On September 14 last year, Rahman said: “Can you put me in a sleeper cell ASAP? I want to do a suicide bomb on Parliament. I want to attempt to kill Theresa May.”The next day, he said: “My objective is to take out my target. Nothing less than the death of the leaders of Parliament.”The court heard Rahman went on to praise the Manchester arena bomber, saying he “did well”. Jurors heard he said: “Everyone inside, including the Prime Minister would be dead.”Rahman talked about the MI5 building but allegedly said: “Getting outside Parliament when all the leaders are there is simple, you can walk right outside.”On September 23 last year, Rahman also said he had an idea based on what his uncle had told him about the Isil development of poison, jurors were told.Rahman is accused of conducting reconnaissance, recording a pledge of allegiance, and delivering a rucksack and jacket to be fitted with explosives.On November 1, Rahman was introduced to another member of the network called Shaq, an undercover police officer, to help him get a blade and suicide vest.Rahman allegedly told him: “If you can put a belt on me, I’d actually want to do that.”He said he would aim to strike when Mrs May came out of 10 Downing Street to talk to the press, jurors heard. The Isil fanatic is accused of plotting to kill Theresa May (pictured) He allegedly said he thought about wearing “a vest”, driving past Parliament and “pushing the button” to “clear the entire block”. read more

first_imgPoule : Monoprix ne vendra plus que des œufs d’animaux élevés en plein airA compter du 1er avril, les magasins Monoprix ne vendront plus que des œufs de leur marque issus de poules élevées en sol ou en plein air. Ce faisant l’enseigne souhaite “promouvoir une consommation responsable”.C’est une initiative exemplaire que vient d’annoncer la chaîne de supermarchés Monoprix : elle a décidé de retirer les œufs de sa marque issus de poules élevées en cage. Ainsi, à compter du 1er avril, les œufs de marques Monoprix seront tous certifiés issus de poules élevées en sol, en plein air ou en agriculture biologique. Une initiative motivée, selon un communiqué de l’enseigne, par la volonté de “promouvoir une consommation responsable”.Alors qu’en Allemagne, en Belgique, en Italie, aux Pays-Bas et au Royaume-Uni certains distributeurs avaient déjà bannis les œufs de poules élevées en cage, c’est une première en France. “Monoprix sera donc la première chaîne de supermarchés française à exclure un produit de sa marque du fait des souffrances animales générées”, souligne l’association L214, pour qui cet engagement “est un pavé dans la mare pour les autres enseignes et les grandes marques d’œufs”. Cette décision était fortement demandée depuis deux ans par l’association qui s’est spécialisée dans la protection des animaux utilisés pour l’alimentation. En effet, ces 15 derniers mois, des militants de L214 déguisés en poulets géants, brandissaient des panneaux montrant des élevages de poules en cages, distribuaient des tracts et des pétitions à l’entrée des supermarchés Monoprix. Après 27.000 signatures rassemblées, l’enseigne a finalement pris la décision de mettre fin à la vente des œufs de poules élevés en cage.La pétition largement signée montre que, comme ailleurs dans le monde, les Français sont de plus en plus sensibles à la condition animale et aux méthodes cruelles de l’élevage intensif. Comme le rappelle le Monde.fr, un sondage Ifop réalisé en 2010 a d’ailleurs montré que 75% de nos concitoyens se disent prêts à payer leurs œufs plus chers s’ils ont la garantie qu’ils ne proviennent pas de poules élevées en cage. Malheureusement, 60% des sondés avouent ne pas savoir décoder les informations fournies sur les œufs.Savoir déchiffrer les codes sur les oeufs Pour plus de simplicité, voilà donc ce qu’il faut retenir : le premier chiffre du code inscrit sur l’œuf indique les conditions d’élevage. Plus celui-ci est bas, plus la poule est élevée dans des bonnes conditions : 0 pour un élevage en agriculture biologique, 1 pour un élevage en plein air, 2 pour un élevage au sol et 3 pour un élevage en cage. Les lettres qui suivent indiquent la provenance de l’œuf (FR pour France suivi du “code producteur”).À lire aussiL’étonnante éclosion d’œufs du crapaud de SurinamA compter du 1er avril prochain, donc, Monoprix ne vendra plus d’œufs de sa marque numérotés 3 qui représentent pourtant 80% des œufs vendus en France. Mais fort de son succès, L214 envisage de mener de nouvelles actions auprès d’autres supermarchés. L’association a par ailleurs déjà annoncé qu’elle poursuivra sa campagne en direction de Monoprix pour que tous les œufs de batterie, y compris ceux des grandes marques nationales, soient définitivement retirés de ses rayons.”Parce que des milliers de poules continueront de souffrir en cages tant que des marques nationales écouleront des œufs de batterie, nous appelons Monoprix à s’engager pour un rayon 100 % sans œufs de cage, en fixant par exemple une date-cible pour y parvenir”, demande ainsi l’association citée par le Monde.fr.Le 12 février 2013 à 12:26 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, February 27, 2018 – Providenciales – The Maritime Department (MD), in collaboration with Sea School International, will be hosting the annual STCW/95 Basic Safety Training for local captains and skippers wishing to obtain a Boat Masters License.  This licence is the legal document required by any person who wishes to participate in the water sports business as a local captain, or anyone who wishes to be the captain of a small commercial vessel.  The holder of a local Boat masters license will be permitted to operate a small commercial vessel up to twenty-four (24) meters in length or up to one hundred and fifty (150) gross tonnes and a pleasure vessel under four hundred gross tonnes.Training in Provo will run from 26th February to 2nd March, 2018 at the Conference room, Department of Environment & Coastal Resources (DECR), Lower Bight Road Providenciales.Fees for the course for ‘First Time’ attendees will be $630 per participant for all three days. A refresher course, for individuals where their 5-year certificate has expired, will cost $355.The three-day training will include:Basic Fire Fighting;Personal Survival Techniques;Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities; andFirst Aid/CPRRefresherIndividuals who wish to register are being asked to provide one form of identification the morning of the course.Please contact the Maritime Department Providenciales at 1-649-338 – (4171) or 1-649- 338 (4179) or the Maritime Office, Grand Turk at 1649-338-3173 for more information on the training course.  Re-sits, are to register on/or before 28th February, 2018.Press Release: TCIG Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

first_imgNews Twitter BET’s “The Bobby Brown Story” Coming Fall 2018 Facebook Email BET To Develop “The Bobby Brown Story” bets-bobby-brown-story-coming-fall-2018 The real-life story behind the GRAMMY winner’s life and career will feature actor Woody McClain stepping into the lead roleNate HertweckGRAMMYs Nov 7, 2017 – 6:01 pm On the heels of the successful three-part series The New Edition Story, BET has greenlit The Bobby Brown Story, picking up on the GRAMMY-winning artist’s solo career where the story of his original group left off.The upcoming series will feature actor Woody McClain, who starred in “The New Edition Story,” continuing his role of a lifetime as Bobby Brown. According to BET, The Bobby Brown Story will be one of “redemption,” and involve the same writer (Abdul Williams) and executive producer (Jesse Collins) as The New Edition Story.The network is currently casting other roles integral to Brown’s story, including Whitney Houston, Teddy Riley, L.A. Reid and Babyface.BET has high hopes for the project, and big shoes to fill. The New Edition Story garnered 4.4 The film is slated for a fall 2018 release.Read More: Pharcyde Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Reissue, Box Setlast_img read more

first_imgTata-owned Jaguar Land Rover on Monday announced the launch of the XF 2.0l petrol sedan in India, priced at 48.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The company, which launched the diesel version of XF back in February last year, will assemble the all new sedan at its plant in Pune. The car is powered by a1999 cc, inline 4 petrol engines which can generate a power of 240 hp and torque of 340 N. The vehicle accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 7.9 seconds and offers a top speed of 194 kmph. It is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.”Jaguar XF 2.0L petrol engine is a great value proposition for customers, offering best in class power output and torque in the segment. The 2.0L petrol engine comes with class leading features like the rear camera, TV Tuner, full size spare wheels, sun-roof and navigation which are standard,” the company said in a statement.Jaguar XF comes in three variants: XF Luxury, XF Premium and XFR. The new model comes with auto-leveling Xenon headlamps and daytime running lights. Other features include dual-zone climate control, electric sunroof, blue halo illumination, electrically operated rear windscreen blind, rear camera, TV Tuner and satellite navigation.”The Jaguar XF 2.0L petrol engine is a definite head turner and an excellent sedan that combines elegant design, luxurious style and classy appeal. Jaguar XF has been our most popular premium sedan model in India and is well received and appreciated by our customers,” said Rohit Suri, Vice President, Jaguar Land Rover, India.last_img read more

first_imgUS President Donald Trump walks after arriving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: AFPFrom his resounding setbacks in Congress to his stunning policy flip-flops, Donald Trump has faced a steep learning curve in his opening months at the White House.Although the new US president has shown a capacity to change both his tone and positions, he has struggled to convey a clearly articulated worldview.With the arrival of the symbolic milestone of 100 days in power on Saturday, a cold, hard reality is setting in for the billionaire businessman who promised supporters he would “win, win, win” for them.At this stage of his presidency, Donald Trump is the least popular leader in modern US history—even if his core supporters still fully back him.The 70-year-old president, whose election victory unleashed a political shockwave around the world, is still clinging to the take-no-prisoners, unpredictable, impulsive style that made him a property mogul and reality TV star.But the onetime anti-establishment candidate who promised to “drain the swamp” in Washington appears to have recognized—with a mix of naivete and craftiness—that he has one of the most difficult jobs in the world.In just his first few weeks in office, Trump suffered some crippling blows. Federal courts halted his proposed travel ban and Congress failed to adopt health care reform.“Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated,” he said during his efforts to have Obamacare—his Democratic predecessor’s signature domestic policy achievement—repealed and replaced.And following talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping about North Korea, he said that “after listening for 10 minutes, I realized it’s not so easy.”Tweets-a-plentyThe demands and constraints of the Oval Office—where every word uttered counts—are quite different from the daily stump speeches Trump made on the campaign trail.Where to turn for advice? What kind of relationship to build with Congress, even when it’s controlled by his own party? How much latitude to afford the usually powerful State and Defense departments?All of his predecessors have said it: moving into the mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is a shock to the system.“There’s just something about this job as president every president faces—you know, that you think one thing going in and then the pressures of the job or the realities of the world, you know, are different than you thought,” George W. Bush said recently.Aside from his unwavering penchant for morning tweetstorms, often influenced by the ebb and flow of headlines on Fox News, Trump has already changed.In the choice of his teams as well as in some negotiations, a sort of “presidentialization” seems to be unfolding—albeit haltingly.Elevated to the highest office in the United States with no prior political, diplomatic or military experience, Trump says his ever-evolving approach works.“I do change and I am flexible, and I’m proud of that flexibility,” he said shortly before authorizing air strikes against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over what Washington says was a sarin gas attack on civilians.On China, Russia and NATO, his about-faces have reassured some Americans to some extent, as well as some of Washington’s allies.“When a president moves from being so wrong to being so right on such important questions, the sensible response is not to carp but to celebrate, however cautiously,” The Washington Post said in an editorial, reminding readers of the harsh, dark tone of Trump’s inaugural address.But his approach also includes risks.From Syria to North Korea, what is the risk of dragging the United States into a military conflict with an unpredictable outcome, a situation Trump warned against on the campaign trail?How would the Republican president react if a major terror attack were to happen on US soil, as it did on 9/11?‘Trumpism?’Both style and substance reveal that Donald J. Trump is an American president like no other before him.In a disconcerting interview given to Time magazine in March, in which Trump defended his controversial, far-fetched or just plain false statements one by one, he said: “What am I going to tell you? I tend to be right.”More than three months after he took office, many of his detractors still deem comments by the novelist Philip Roth in an interview with The New Yorker in late January to be on the money.He described a president “ignorant of government, of history, of science, of philosophy, of art, incapable of expressing or recognizing subtlety or nuance… and wielding a vocabulary of 77 words.”Trump’s numerous policy pivots and resets also raise questions about the very definition of his fluid brand of “Trumpism”—which revolves around his ubiquitous “America First” slogan, a seemingly simple idea that is nevertheless tough to explain.The internal squabbles within the Trump White House have meanwhile not helped the president move forward with articulating his long-term vision.Within a group that includes the ultra-conservative Steve Bannon, one thing stands out: the prime positioning of his family, especially daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.The successful nomination of conservative federal judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court stands as the major success of the first 100 days of the 45th president of the United States.All too aware that he doesn’t have much to show for those days, Trump lashed out with a tweet decrying the “ridiculous standard of the first 100 days”—one his own team has repeatedly said is vital.Now Trump—who regularly talks about possibly running for re-election—has more than 1,300 days ahead of him until his first term ends.last_img read more

first_imgMicellar Water Inquire for Discount @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3194919?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=Anil The Freeze Drying Market research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data and statistically-supported and industry-validated market data and projections with a suitable set of assumptions and methodology. It provides analysis and information by categories such as market segments, regions, and product type and distribution channels. The report begins with a brief introduction and market overview, in which the Freeze Drying industry is first defined before estimating its market scope and size. Next, the report elaborates on the market scope and market size estimation. This is followed by an overview of the market segmentations such as type, application, and region. The drivers, limitations, and opportunities are listed for the Freeze Drying industry, followed by industry news and policies. The Freeze Drying industry includes companies primarily engaged in planning and designing residential, institutional, leisure, commercial, and industrial buildings and structures by applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning regulations, building codes, and building materials. The report begins with a brief introduction and market overview, in which the Freeze Drying industry is first defined before estimating its market scope and size. Next, the report elaborates on the market scope and market size estimation. This is followed by an overview of the market segmentations such as type, application, and region. The drivers, limitations, and opportunities are listed for the Freeze Drying industry, followed by industry news and policies. Contact us:Mr. Abhishek Paliwal5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail: help@bigmarketresearch.com We are instrumental in providing quantitative and qualitative insights on your area of interest by bringing reports from various publishers at one place to save your time and money. A lot of organizations across the world are gaining profits and great benefits from information gained through reports sourced by us. Table of Contents Chapter 1 Executive Summary Chapter 2 Abbreviation and Acronyms Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Market Landscape Chapter 5 Market Trend Analysis Chapter 6 Industry Chain Analysis Chapter 7 Latest Market Dynamics Chapter 8 Trading Analysis Chapter 9 Historical and Current Freeze Drying in North America (2019-2024) Chapter 10 Historical and Current Freeze Drying in South America (2019-2024) Chapter 11 Historical and Current Freeze Drying in Asia & Pacific (2019-2024) Chapter 12 Historical and Current Freeze Drying in Europe (2019-2024) Chapter 13 Historical and Current Freeze Drying in MEA (2019-2024) Chapter 14 Summary for Global Freeze Drying (2019-2024) Chapter 15 Global Freeze Drying Forecast (2019-2024) Chapter 16 Analysis of Global Key Vendorscenter_img Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various publishers across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for. For the future period, sound forecasts on market value and volume are offered for each type and application. In the same period, the report also provides a detailed analysis of market value and consumption for each region. These insights are helpful in devising strategies for the future and take necessary steps. New project investment feasibility analysis and SWOT analysis are offered along with insights on industry barriers. Research findings and conclusions are mentioned at the end. About Us: The Global Freeze Drying Market is gaining pace and businesses have started understanding the benefits of analytics in the present day highly dynamic business environment. The market has witnessed several important developments over the past few years, with mounting volumes of business data and the shift from traditional data analysis platforms to self-service business analytics being some of the most prominent ones. By Market Players: Azbil, GEA, HOF Prüfsysteme, IMA, Labconco, Martin Christ Gefriertrocknungsanlagen Get Sample Copy of this Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3194919?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=Anil The report includes an analysis of the growth rate of every segment with the help of charts and tables. In addition, the market across various regions is analyzed in the report, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The report manifests the growth trends and future opportunities in every region.last_img read more

first_imgYesterday, the React team announced the release of React 16.9. This release comes with an asynchronous testing utility, programmatic Profiler, and a few deprecations and bug fixes. Along with the release announcement, the team has also shared an updated React roadmap. Following are some of the updates in React 16.9: Asynchronous act() method for testing React 16.8 introduced a new API method called ‘ReactTestUtils.act()’. This method enables you to write tests that involve rendering and updating components run closer to how React works in the browser. This release only supported synchronous functions. Whereas React 16.9 is updated to accept asynchronous functions as well. Performance measurements with Introduced in React 16.5, React Profiler API collects timing information about each rendered component to find performance bottlenecks in your application. This release adds a new “programmatic way” for gathering measurements called . It keeps track of the number of times a React application renders and how much it costs for rendering. With these measurements, developers will be able to identify the application parts that are slow and need optimization. Deprecations in React 16.9 Unsafe lifecycle methods are now renamed The legacy component lifecycle methods are renamed by adding an “UNSAFE_” prefix. This will indicate that if your code uses these lifecycle methods, it will be more likely to have bugs in React’s future releases. Following are the functions that have been renamed: ‘componentWillMount’ to ‘UNSAFE_componentWillMount’ ‘componentWillReceiveProps’ to ‘UNSAFE_componentWillReceiveProps’ ‘componentWillUpdate’ to ‘UNSAFE_componentWillUpdate’ This is not a breaking change, however, you will see a warning when using the old names. The team has also provided a ‘codemod’ script for automatically renaming these methods. javascript: URLs will now give a warning URLs that start with “ javascript:” are deprecated as they can serve as “a dangerous attack surface”. As with the renamed lifecycle methods, these URLs will continue to work, but will show a warning. The team recommends developers to use React event handlers instead. “In a future major release, React will throw an error if it encounters a javascript: URL,” the announcement read. How does the React roadmap look like The React team has made some changes in the roadmap that was shared in November. React Hooks was released as per the plan, however, the team underestimated the follow-up work, and ended up extending the timeline by a few months. After React Hooks released in React 16.8, the team focused on Concurrent Mode and Suspense for Data Fetching, which are already being used in Facebook’s website. Previously, the team planned to split Concurrent Mode and Suspense for Data Fetching into two releases. Now both of these features will be released in a single version later this year. “We shipped Hooks on time, but we’re regrouping Concurrent Mode and Suspense for Data Fetching into a single release that we intend to release later this year,” the announcement read. To know more in detail about React 16.9, you can check out the official announcement. Read Next React 16.8 releases with the stable implementation of Hooks React 16.x roadmap released with expected timeline for features like “Hooks”, “Suspense”, and “Concurrent Rendering” React Conf 2018 highlights: Hooks, Concurrent React, and morelast_img read more

first_img The difference between men and women when it comes to pain He also said she has played an important role in improving ecumenical and interreligious relations. Elizabeth is the head of the Church of England.The four-day celebration marking Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee ended Tuesday.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI has praised Queen Elizabeth II’s “noble vision of the role of a Christian monarch” in a note congratulating her on her diamond jubilee.In a message released Wednesday by the Vatican, Benedict said the British monarch has over the past 60 years been an “inspiring example of dedication to duty and a commitment to maintaining the principles of freedom, justice and democracy.” More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Top Stories Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family ErrorOK ErrorOKlast_img read more