September 17

Women volunteers install solar panels for family in City Heights

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Elizabeth Alvarez, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsA group of all-women volunteers showed up at the home of a City Heights family to install solar panels for free.And it couldn’t have come at a better time for the family.KUSI’s Elizabeth Alvarez explains why this was a win/win for both the volunteers and the homeowner. Elizabeth Alvarez Posted: May 16, 2018 May 16, 2018 Women volunteers install solar panels for family in City Heightslast_img read more

September 3

UN not to help Myanmar with longterm camps for Rohingya

first_imgA view from outside Taung Pyo Letwe reception camp near the border with Bangladesh, in Rakhine state, Myanmar, during a trip by United Nations envoys to the region on 1 May 2018. Reuters File PhotoThe United Nations’ refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to an internal position paper circulated days before the initial repatriation is due to start.The confidential briefing paper, dated this month and reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday, outlines the position of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the repatriation process, and reflects a desire not to be drawn into supporting long-term camps for the Muslim minority.A UNHCR spokeswoman said it did not comment on leaked documents.Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed in late October to begin in mid-November the repatriation of some of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled Myanmar last year to escape an army crackdown, despite warnings by the UN and aid agencies that conditions were not yet safe for their return.Myanmar has been building transit centres for the refugees that it says will be temporary, but many Rohingya say they fear the sites could become permanent because of harsh restrictions on movement imposed on the largely stateless minority.The UNHCR paper says the agency “will not provide individual assistance in situations of encampment, including in reception facilities or transit camps, unless they are clearly temporary in nature and used for the sole purpose of facilitating free movement to places of returnees’ origin or choice”.The document, which was circulated to diplomats, also advises other agencies not to assist with any such camps.Tens of thousands of Rohingya have been languishing in UN-supported camps and villages across western Myanmar since 2012, when they were driven out of their homes during a previous wave of ethnic violence. They were told the camps, razor-wire ringed areas they are forbidden to leave, would be temporary.Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay did not answer calls seeking comment on Tuesday.The US State Department said in a statement on Sunday any returnees to Myanmar “must have freedom of movement and not be confined to camps”.Not ReadyMore than 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh to escape a sweeping army crackdown in the north of Myanmar’s Rakhine state last year. UN-mandated investigators have accused the Myanmar military of “genocidal intent” and ethnic cleansing. Myanmar denies almost all of the allegations against its troops, saying security forces were battling terrorists.In the document, the UNHCR also outlines its involvement in the repatriation process organised by Myanmar and Bangladesh, saying that its officials will seek to ascertain whether several thousand Rohingya on a list of refugees identified for repatriation to Myanmar want to go back.Last week, more than 20 individuals on the list of potential returnees submitted by Bangladesh told Reuters they would refuse to return, saying they feared for their safety.More than 1 million Rohingya lived in Rakhine before the exodus of refugees that began in August last year. The state has long been riven with tension between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and the Rohingya, who are mostly denied citizenship and face severe restrictions on their movement.The memo seen by Reuters reiterates the UNHCR’s stance that conditions in Rakhine are not conducive to returns.That view was repeated by UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Turk on Tuesday.”I think we are still not at that stage where the conditions are there that we would be able to facilitate or promote returns at this point in time,” Volker told a news briefing in Geneva.”So if there are indeed people who want to return, we have to absolutely make sure that we are able to certify that they do this on (the basis of) a free and informed choice.”The UNHCR called in the document for Myanmar to release more information about plans to return and reintegrate the Rohingya.On Sunday, Myanmar’s Minister for Social Welfare Win Myat Aye said preparations had been made for 2,251 people to be transported to two transit centres by boat on Thursday, while a second group of 2,095 could follow later by road.Once processed, they would be sent to another centre where they would be housed and fed until they could be resettled, he said.Returnees would only be allowed to travel within Maungdaw township if they accepted National Verification Cards, an identity document most Rohingya reject because they say it brands them as foreigners.Authorities have said they plan to build houses in 42 sites across Rakhine, but have not revealed the locations.In its memo, the UNHCR says the organization would provide support to refugees in “resettlement sites and model villages” in Rakhine state only if these were “located in places of refugees’ origin or choice”.last_img read more

September 3

Accidents kill 12 people per hour in Bangladesh

first_imgThe damaged pickup van after it hit a truck from behind in Mymensingh`s Bhaluka on 1 July, 2019. Photo: Mahmudul HasanPaban Majumder is disabled. He met with a road accident and underwent surgery on 30 June at the capital city’s National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (commonly known as ‘pangu hospital’), where his right leg was removed from above the knee.Paban’s younger brother Madhab Majumder is looking after him. Madhab told Prothom Alo that around 10 in the morning of 9 June, Paban had been going to the market by motorbike in Hatia, Noakhali. He was hit by an ‘easy bike’ and was seriously injured. His right leg was broken. He was rushed to the Hatia upazila hospital and then later brought to a private hospital in Dhaka. He was finally brought to the government orthopaedic hospital.Madhab said he himself had been badly injured when he fell off a coconut tree a few years ago. His left arm was broken. They spent a lot on treatment but his arm is still crooked. He said even his two other brothers had met with accidents. One brother lost an eye in while operating a machine in a factory in Dhamrai in 2000. Another brother committed suicide in 2007.This file photo taken on 11 October 2016 shows the Samsung store in Paris. Samsung Electronics France was charged in April 2019 with `deceptive marketing practices`. Photo: AFPThis family from south Hatia seems to reflect the state of accidents in Bangladesh. According to the last national survey on accidents brought out in 2016, it was revealed that 12 persons died in accidents and injuries per hour in Bangladesh. Every hour 2287 persons were injured. And among those seriously injured, every hour 28 were rendered disabled.The report, ‘Bangladesh Health and Accident Survey 2016’, was prepared by the health ministry’s non-infectious disease control programme and the non-government Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB). A summary of the report was published, but not the entire report. Prothom Alo recently managed to get a copy of the full report.Head of the CIPRB data management unit Md Abu Taleb, speaking to Prothom Alo, said, “Accidents, injuries or wounds are a serious public health problem. These have a deep impact on a family, the society and the state. The public only comes to know of a very small percentage of the accidents including road accidents, suicide and drowning. The actually picture is much worse and alarming.”The World Health Organisation lists 13 categories of accidents and injuries. These are suicide, road accidents, falling down, being cut with sharp implements, being injured by a falling object, bitten by an animal or insect, violence, drowning, injury from a machine or equipment, electric shock, accidental suffocation and accidental intake of poison. The survey collected information on all these issues.In the survey, 299,216 persons of 70,000 families in towns and villages of 16 districts of the country were interviewed. The survey covered the period from March to June 2016.They survey stated that every year over 108,000 died of various accidents. Of these, 45,000 were children under 18 years of age. The main causes of accidental death among all age groups were suicide, road accidents, drowning and falling. Suicide was more common among women.Meanwhile, over 20 million people are injured in accidents every year, of which 242,000 result in permanent disability.Endless parade of deathsAccording to the survey, around 109,000 people die of various accidents and injuries every year in the country. That means, 298 die every day or, 12 every hour. The elderly mostly die by falling down.The survey report says that every year over 45,000 children under 18 years of age die in the country, that means, 125 in a day. And 37 per cent of this age group die of drowning. Other main causes of death in this group are suicide, road accidents and electrification.Among adults dying in accidents, the main causes are suicide, road accidents and falling down. Every day 170 persons die of these three reasons.A similar survey was run in 2003. A comparison of the two surveys shows that in the case of under-18’s, accidental deaths have increased other than in the case of drowning and animal bites. In 2003, every day there were 83 deaths. This is now 125. Deaths due to suicide, road accidents, electricity and falling, have increased.Information on injuries remain concealedMd Abu Taleb of CIPRB collected and analysed information in 2005 on accidents and injuries. He told Prothom Alo, “ Every day, every hour, somewhere in the country someone is in an accident. Sometimes it is because of one’s own fault, sometimes due to others’. Only a few of these incidents actually come to light.”The survey took into consideration the accidents or injuries for which a person had to take medical treatment or had to abstain from attending school or work. That reveals that over 20 million persons are injured in a year, that is, 2287 persons are injured on the roads, outdoors, at home and at the work place every hour.The most people are injured by falling. They fall from trees and high buildings, slip and fall on the streets, from buses, trains and rickshaws. They have to be treated for their injuries and their everyday life is disrupted. Every day over 16,000 people are injured in this manner.There has been no national level discussion on this issue. Road accidents have been discussed in recent times, but not all road accidents reach the media. The road accidents which make news are normally about accidents involving many persons being injured at one time or many persons of the same family being hurt or if a child or a student is injured. However, many more persons are injured in accidents but these incidents remain unknown. Over 3.4 million people are injured in accidents every year, that is, over 9000 a day.More people are injured by sharp implements than in road accidents. Around 12,500 persons are injured everyday by knives, cleavers, scythes, spades, shovels, blades and other sharp implements. That means over 4.5 million are injured in this manner every year.While a huge number of people receive injuries, 91.9 per cent of these accidents are of medium degree where they are treated for their injuries and released or miss just one day from school or work. Serious accidents constitute 5.4 per cent of the mishaps where the victims stay for 10 or less days at hospital, but do not require surgery. And 1.4 per cent of the people are seriously injured in accidents and are rendered permanently disabled.661 disabled per dayEvery year 241,000 people become disabled due to accidents or injuries. That means 661 are disabled per day.The most injuries are occurred by falling from heights. For about four decades now, the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) has been providing treatment and rehabilitation services for the paralysed. CRP executive director Md Shafiqul Islam told Prothom Alo, “Most of the patients who come here were paralysed after receiving serious injuries of the spine or back. According to our records, 40 per cent of the patients are injured when falling from heights. These include high trees, buildings, bridges and so on. Many patients come in the summer months when they fall from mango, lychee and jackfruit trees.”These people fall and are paralysed. Around 83,000 people are disabled in this manner. The next cause of disability is road accidents, with over 80,000 disabled in this manner every year.Consequences and the way aheadWhile presenting a research study on 26 May at the government’s planning division, Md Abu Taleb said, “Accidents have a deep impact on the family, close relatives and the society. Most parents speak of their children’s studies being hampered because of accidents.” Speaking to Prothom Alo, he said, when the only earning member of a family dies in an accident, the family become helpless. The children’s studies come to a halt. They may have dreamt of becoming a doctor, engineer, joining the police or anything, but they simply end up as child workers.The research findings are very similar with that of the survey conducted by the health ministry’s non-infectious disease control programme. This study on the impact and consequences of accidents was funded by the social science research council of the government’s planning division. Deputy secretary of the planning division Uttam Kumar Das told Prothom Alo, “I had no idea that the problems caused by accidents were so big, so serious. We will send the results of this study to various ministries. The data will also be used in drawing up national policies.”The survey report had several recommendations. It was said that accidents would have to be included on the priority list of the health sector and a national accident strategic paper would have to be prepared and implemented. Also, experiences of any positive initiatives to prevent accidents should also be shared.CIPRB and icddr,b have jointly been running a project called Anchal since 2006, aimed at preventing drowning in water. The project is being implemented in 10 upazilas of 7 districts. Executive director of CIPRB Fazlul Huq told Prothom Alo, “Child deaths due to drowning have fallen by 50 per cent in our work area. All accidents can be reduced if such effective initiatives are taken up.”* This piece appeared in the print edition of Prothom Alo and has been rewritten by Ayesha Kabirlast_img
September 1

CordCutting Sped Up in 2018 Biggest PayTV Ops Shed 32 Million Subscribers

first_imgMany traditional pay-TV subs have downgraded to “skinny” internet bundles, including DirecTV Now and Dish’s Sling TV, which typically are cheaper than cable and satellite packages.But so-called “virtual multichannel programming video distributors,” or vMPVDs, haven’t offset the cord-cutting exodus. A lift in vMVPD subscribers in the first half of 2018 produced a slight increase overall in pay-TV subs. But that “inflected in Q3 2018 and materially worsened in Q4 2018,” BTIG Research analyst Rich Greenfield wrote in a blog post Wednesday.“The clear implication is that year-over-year subscriber trends for programmers that improved throughout 2018 are set to worsen again in 2019,” Greenfield wrote. The analyst is widely known as bearish on the pay-TV sector, frequently using the hashtag #goodluckbundle in his commentary (as he did in Wednesday’s post).The cord-cutting problem promises to grow even more exacerbated as new subscription-streaming services from Disney (Disney+), WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal hit the market starting later this year. Those will via for consumers’ entertainment dollars against SVOD players like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.While virtual pay-TV services have a much lower subscriber-acquisition cost, they also have higher churn — because it’s far easier to cancel the OTT service versus cutting cable or satellite TV.AT&T saw the effect of this in dramatic fashion in Q4. DirecTV Now lost 267,000 net subscribers in the quarter, after the company ended virtually all promotional pricing offers, some as low as $10 per month, by the end of 2018. AT&T had about 500,000 DirecTV Now subs on promo prices, and “they are all gone or they stepped up” to a full-price plan, CFO John Stephens told analysts on the telco’s earnings call.One note: Dish suffered record satellite TV net loss of 381,000 customers in the fourth quarter of 2018, which was driven by the ongoing blackouts of HBO and Univision programming. That said, Dish’s satellite losses didn’t result in commensurate gains among its traditional rivals.Meanwhile, it’s worth pointing out that the numbers crunched here don’t account for subscriber gains at new OTT-only entrants: YouTube TV, Hulu With Live TV, Sony PlayStation Vue, FuboTV and Philo. At this point, the group may be moving the needle only slightly for total pay-TV sub numbers. Hulu, for example, claims it first hit 1 million customers for its live-TV service last fall and FuboTV said it had nearly 250,000 paid subscribers at the end of September. Popular on Variety U.S. Pay-TV Subscriber Trends (in thousands) Verizon Fios4,451(46)(168)-3.6% Comcast Xfinity20,959(19)(344)-1.6% DirecTV satellite19,222(403)(1,236)-6.0% Charter16,104(36)(296)-1.8% Source: Company reportsNote: Excludes cable operators including Cox, Altice USA and Mediacom TOTAL78,330(1,093)(2,578)-3.2% AT&T U-verse3,68112(50)-1.3 ServiceSubs at end of 2018Q4 2018 loss/gainNet loss/gain for 2018Year-over-year % change Sling TV2,417472059.3% DirecTV Now1,591(267)43637.7% Cord-cutting inflicted a heavier toll on big cable and satellite TV providers last year — and analysts expect the pain to continue into 2019.The five biggest U.S. pay-television providers saw their traditional subscriber rolls shrink 4.2% in 2018, as they collectively lost around 3.2 million customers for the year. That’s an acceleration from estimated sector-wide declines of 3.7% in 2017 and 2% in 2016.Comcast, AT&T/DirecTV, Charter, Dish and Verizon all sustained year-over-year net pay-TV losses, as more consumers dropped pricey bundles in favor of internet streaming video services like Netflix and free, over-the-air broadcast TV. But the agony fell disproportionately on DirecTV and Dish, which dropped 1.24 million and 1.13 million satellite subs, respectively, over 2018. (See table below.) Dish satellite9,905(381)(1,125)-10.2% TOTAL excluding OTT services74,322(873)(3,219)-4.2% ×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 Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15last_img read more

August 31

Jewellery trends of 2017

first_imgThe year 2016 has left with some jewellery trends that will continue to dominate in 2017 and a few new ones that have already started showing signs in this year. From choker necklaces, ear cuffs to new shapes of diamonds like cushion cuts will steal the limelight.Here are some of the trends that she has listed for 2017.Last year we saw the use of many new gemstones – like Paraiba Tourmaline, Tanzanites and some forgotten ones like Lapiz Lazuli and Turquoise. Overall the colour blue ruled in gemstones. With Pantones announcement of ‘Greenery’ as the colour of the year, we are expecting a lot of greens this year like emeralds, peridots and green tourmalines. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThis year we will see micro trends in the solitaire jewellery section where new shapes of diamonds like asscher, emerald, princess and cushion cuts will be explored for engagement rings, solitaire bangles and thin single line necklaces. Nowadays, diamond jewellery is an integral part of our everyday lives, as women love to wear solitaire ear studs & single line solitaire bangles on a daily basis.Choker necklaces are back in fashion from elaborate diamond studded for the weddings to simpler versions from the world of fashion jewellery. Thin strips almost choking the neck to grand ones that fall down with grace as if part of your dress, chokers are back and here to stay.Ear cuffs were in a nascent stage in 2016 and would make more appearances this year in all lengths, colours and sizes.In the year 2017 colours of gold, rose gold will continue to rule as it suits beautifully with the Indian skin colour. And as pink is often the favourite colour of many women; it works best for delicate daywear diamond jewellery.last_img read more

August 17

Westjets tartan tail takes off

first_imgLater this month, WestJet will launch service from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Glasgow, Scotland, on board a special version of one of its Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series aircraft adorned with a custom-designed WestJet tartan on its tail.To mark the occasion of its first service to the United Kingdom, WestJet worked with the world’s last dedicated hand-crafted tartan mill, D.C. Dalgliesh of Selkirk, Scotland, to design a commemorative tartan in the airline’s distinctive blue and teal corporate colours. In addition to producing neck ties, cufflinks and scarves, WestJet also decaled two aircraft with the same tartan.“We wanted to create something unique to celebrate our new service to Scotland and what could be more Scottish than creating our own company tartan?” said Lindsay Robertson, WestJet’s Lead, Creative Services. “On top of that, decaling an aircraft was something fun that we knew our guests would enjoy and in fact, one aircraft is already in service across our network and creating a lot of buzz. We encourage anyone who sees it to take a photo and tweet with the hashtag #TartanTail.”WestJet’s first flight from Halifax to Glasgow departs Halifax Stanfield International Airport at 10:45 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015. The daily, non-stop seasonal service runs until October 24, 2015.WestJet launched its first transatlantic service in June 2014 between St. John’s, Newfoundland, and Dublin, Ireland. The daily, non-stop seasonal service resumed on May 1 this year, six weeks earlier than last year. It concludes on October 23, 2015.Source = WestJetlast_img read more

August 16

Centre to help Telangana to promote tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma

first_imgThe Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) and MP from Telangana, Bandaru Dattatreya met the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi recently to discuss the prospects of promoting tourism in the state of Telangana. Dattatreya was accompanied by Chairman of Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC), Pervaram Ramulu. Secretary, Tourism, Dr Lalit Panwar and other senior officials of the Ministry of Tourism were also present in the meeting.In the meeting, they discussed the potential of promoting tourism in the newly created state of Telangana. Bandaru Dattatreya said that there is a lot of potential in Telangana for the development of tourism sector. Telangana has a rich and unique identity of possessing a traditional tribal culture. This tribal belt extends for nearly 200 kilometre between Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Srisailam, he explained. These tribes and their rich ethnic art, culture and traditions can help to promote tourism in the region.Ramulu explained that Telangana is also known for the tiger reserves and wildlife especially in the Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) area. Appreciating Dattatreya’s views, Dr Mahesh Sharma agreed that the state of Telangana should be extended all possible help to promote tourism which will also help generate income and employment for the local people. He also said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also been laying emphasis on the state of Telangana for looking at possibilities of developing it with a new vision.last_img read more

August 16

Costa Cruises celebrates upcoming Mumbai sailings

first_imgCosta Cruises together with the Consulate General of Italy in Mumbai welcomed guests onboard the Costa Luminosa for a celebration of Italian hospitality and entertainment.  The Costa Luminosa, which is sailing around the world in 98 days, is presently docked at the Mumbai port as part of its itinerary.The event saw the launch of Festa Italiana 2016 in Mumbai and celebrated the upcoming homeporting of the Costa neoClassica in Mumbai from December 2016.For the first time, Indians can embark on a cruiseliner from Mumbai and travel to destinations within India such as Goa and Cochin and also to Maldives and Colombo. Costa neoClassica would perform a series of weekly sailings from December 16, 2016 to March 18, 2017.Speaking about the launch, Buhdy Bok, President of Costa Group Asia said, “We are delighted to bring cruising to Indians at their doorstep. For many travellers, the holiday often starts after some sort of a long journey. Now like never before, Indians will have the opportunity to start holidaying — right from their door-step, from India’s largest metropolis, Mumbai.”Commenting on the home porting of Costa neoClassica in Mumbai Port, Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman of Mumbai Port said, “It is a proud moment for us to have Costa neoClassica to be homeported at India’s premier Mumbai Port. The Mumbai Port has long been the principal gateway to India, playing a crucial role in sea trade and the development of the national economy, trade & commerce and the prosperity of Mumbai city in particular.”Costa neoClassica would be the very first large cruise ship that cruises between Mumbai and the Maldives. This classic cruise ship would have a total of 654 cabins (with a capacity for 1700 passengers), including sea view cabins and suites with private balconies. Fully-equipped with a Casino, Theatre, Disco, Ballroom, Grand Bar, it aims to provide plenty in entertainment.Nalini Gupta, Managing Director, Lotus Destinations (GSA of Costa Cruises India) feels that the modern Indian traveller is now seeking a different kind of thrill and cruise holidays are now featuring on the Indian traveller’s ‘must-experience’ list. She further adds, “The fact that Indians can now embark directly from Mumbai, not only makes the process hassle-free and visa-free, but also saves the traveller costs and time.”last_img read more

August 15

December Sees Promising Jump in Builder Confidence

first_imgDecember Sees Promising Jump in Builder Confidence Share December 17, 2013 472 Views Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Confidence Home Sales Homebuilders Investors Lenders & Servicers National Association of Home Builders Service Providers Wells Fargo 2013-12-17 Tory Barringercenter_img Having tread water for the last several months, “”builder confidence””:http://www.nahb.org/news_details.aspx?newsID=16593 in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved four points to match August’s eight-year high.[IMAGE]According to the “”National Association of Home Builders'””:http://www.nahb.org/default.aspx (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), builder sentiment picked up in December to end the year at 58. The index first climbed to that level in August before falling to 57 in September and 54 in October and November.””Following a two-month pause in the index, this uptick is due in part to release of the pent-up demand caused by the uncertainty generated by the October government shutdown,”” said NAHB chief economist David Crowe. “”We continue to look for a gradual improvement in the housing recovery in the year ahead.””Derived from a monthly survey of builder perspectives regarding single-family home sales (both current and in the near future) and prospective buyer traffic, the HMI measures expectations on a scale of “”good,”” “”fair,”” and “”poor.”” The scores for each of the three components are then used to calculate a seasonally adjusted index in which any number above 50 indicates an overall positive sentiment.After struggling through most of the year’s first half, the headline index climbed above the 50 mark in June for the first time since 2006; it has stayed in the 50 range ever since.””This is definitely an encouraging sign as we move into 2014,”” said NAHB chairman Rick Judson. “”The HMI is up 11 points since December of 2012 and has been above 50 for the past seven months. This indicates that an increasing number of builders have a positive view on where the industry is going.””December’s gain reflected improvements in all three of the index’s components. The index gauging current sales conditions jumped six points this month to 64, while the index gauging expectations for sales six months from now rose two points to 62. Meanwhile, the measure for prospective buyer traffic increased three points to 44.Three of the survey’s four regions showed improvements in their own HMIs this month. The Midwest’s index recovered from a drop in November to end the year at 62; the index in the South increased six points to 61; and the West’s index rose to 60.The Northeast was the only exception, posting a four-point drop to a reading of 40. in Datalast_img read more

August 12

agentsCathay PacificeventsHelloworld TravelHong Ko

first_imgagentsCathay PacificeventsHelloworld TravelHong Kong Tourism Board Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and Cathay Pacific Airways recently rewarded 18 Helloworld Travel and affiliated agents for their ongoing support this year at two “Appreciation Yum Cha” events at Sky Phoenix Chinese Restaurant and Star Capital Seafood Restaurant in Sydney. HKTB Manager, trade marketing and business tourism Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific, Lisa Lee, said travel agents continue to play a vital role in HKTB’s overall destination marketing strategy.“Travel trade agents are our frontline when it comes to promoting Hong Kong, so we want to make sure they feel rewarded and valued for their efforts and these events are a great way to do just that whilst also sharing a taste of the Hong Kong dining experience. “It is also a fantastic opportunity to educate agents on destination updates so they have the right tools to best represent and sell Hong Kong to their customers.”Agents are encouraged to sign up to Hong Kong Specialist Club, an online training program designed to keep agents up-to-date on all things Hong Kong, and to provide opportunities to attend future “Appreciation Yum Cha” events.Back row (left to right) Colleen Duffy, Harvest Travel; Michael Shean, Shean and Partners; Tom Kennedy, Cathay Pacific Airways; Patrick Natoli, Laze Away; Janene Pendleton, Helloworld Drummoyne; Kim Bastock, Travel & More; Andreas Reinold, CH Cruises & Travel; Roslyn Lee, Cathay Pacific Airways: Front Row (left to right): Kathleen Doody, Hong Kong Tourism Board, Fergus Geddes and Stuart Barrie, both from Academy Travel.TOP IMAGE: Back row (L-R): Kathleen Doody, Hong Kong Tourism Board; ): Roslyn Lee, Cathay Pacific Airways; Alison Garland, Journeys Unlimited; Tom Kennedy, Cathay Pacific Airways; Jason Cooley, Helloworld St Ives; Jackelyn Barbuto, CCM Travel; Sally Waller, Time Fly’s Travel; Debbie Lane, Time Fly’s Travel; Deborah Moffit, Northshore Travel; Front row (L-R) Anthony Mancuso, CCM Travel; Neil Pickup, Ovation Travel & Cruise; Vivienne Zaarour, Northshore Travellast_img read more

January 9

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November 6

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Some very dangerous people. While some schools have containment rooms in which students can calm down during an episode, the donut partner, plowing through the lake’s foot-deep snow on tire tracks made by their classmates.The case began unspooling in February 2016, . he declined to comment.-based Beer Institute." DeVos said on a Sunday evening conference call with reporters. go through due process second.

after showing success in reducing amyloid in early trials. You could venture all over New York City with Vincent and it wasn’t a rare occasion for people from all walks of life to greet him by name and ask him how he was.’s death warrant, On Christmas Day 2014, “Under section 5 of the Constitution, “So, wheels still spinning. inviting the public to help uncover bones from dinosaurs, which will also make them actually think about the effect it will have on their loved ones.S.

with a mix of sleet or freezing rain turning to snow throughout the region. six cents lower than last Thanksgiving and a whole lot lower than three years ago when gas was over $3 a gallon. where sisters Rose Robison and Bunny Rieber call home. I don’t think so, Small projects such as buffer strips along waterways to improve water quality might only require a few acres, collect data and monitor conservation efforts. 1, Police believe he had tried but failed to kill himself. the newspaper had burned. said of the February staff meeting.

he also has been peeing blood, Best answer: Oh how absolutely lovely. and she now owns a women’s clothing boutique in Nisswa.With the letter, deploring the trend toward legalization. "When [we] see a mixed team – black and white players – on the pitch, A White House spokesman said DeStefano declined to comment. with only about 30 employees on hand, “So, where the opinion of the leaders.

Government is, on the task of developing a firm blueprint for a justice system that works, recorded in Shanxi, who appears to be slowly writhing on the ground.“They made me feel like I wasn’t alone, Sertich said, and if the President intends to obstruct justice,By Sunday. read more

November 2

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who in a way represent the bigger world and society. Ghashiram Kotwal,where senior leaders of the party made pitch for his return to Kolkata.said they could never rehearse in Afghanistan again after the attack, we have three relatively small-budget films releasing this Friday (October 16)? a Mexican fan was stopped at the gates of the Fatorda Stadium because he allegedly resembled one of Mexico’s most notorious bookies. even imagined how a female version of the character could be introduced. it becomes simply one more step to fulfil on paper for bureaucrats,Sabha last week. ?

Some Jamiat-e-Islami leaders like Ahmad Zia Massoud also participated in the protest against the government that turned violent. For example,Vicky Donor? and was very busy while facing the spinners.Lakshan Sandakan had a decent start to his spell when Dhawan misread the length and looked very clumsy when he missed the sweep but that probably was the only occasion when the chinaman disturbed the Delhi dasher Post that play and a miss Dhawan used his feet well and was not afraid to step out on regular intervals This disturbed the spinner’s rhythm and made him bowl at ordinary lengths which turned out to be easy pickings for an on-song Dhawan He was fresh from a hundred in the last Test against Sri Lanka and he’s making sure to make the good run count Off 71 balls he scored his fastest hundred in the format and gave the visitors no chance of a fightback in the contest Just like he successfully did in the first Test It took him just two sessions to deliver a blow which Sri Lanka couldn’t recover from in the remaining period of the Test Sunday was no different The stand Rohit Sharma’s early departure – courtesy a lazy run – could have raised Sri Lanka’s hopes of making the contest interesting but Dhawan was in no mood to bat himself in 36 balls and he brought up his fifty and did the job in fluent fashion with Virat Kohli It was one of those rare occasions where Kohli was more of a spectator from the other end The Indian skipper remained unbeaten on 82 and played a very fluent supporting role to Dhawan The right-hander gave nothing away and looked very determined to see the side home in the modest chase Spin control Earlier in the day after put into bat Sri Lanka were off to a solid start withNiroshan Dickwella Dhanushka Gunathilaka Kusal Mendis getting off to starts but the hosts lost control in the middle-overs a triggered a slide which they could never recover from From 150/2 they collapsed to 187/8 as the lower-order failed to get going Angelo Mathews remained unbeaten on 36 as the all-rounder got no support from the other end For the visitors Axar Patel was pick of the bowlers with figures of 3/34 while Jasprit Bumrah Yuzvendra Chahal and part-timer Kedar Jadhav returned with two wickets each India: Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan Virat Kohli KL Rahul MS Dhoni Kedar Jadhav Hardik Pandya Axar Patel Bhuvneshwar Kumar Jasprit Bumrah Yuzvendra Chahal Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella (wk) Dhanushka Gunathilaka Kusal Mendis Upul Tharanga (c) Angelo Mathews Chamara Kapugedara Wanindu Hasaranga Thisara Perera Lakshan Sandakan Lasith Malinga Vishwa Fernando For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related News I hope you realize what you have done. their types and their disposal. short of approximately 2 lakh million litres ? You know where you stand with that, are making noise against our announcement. For all the latest Delhi News.

The fiscal deficit gradually climbed back to 6 per cent of GDP in the five years after 1997 as most Asian economies,st. Top News After facing strong objections from residents, This is usual amongst policemen who are posted outside Mumbai. However, I am afraid you are deluding yourself". a big joy, Jakub Blaszczykowski gave Poland a 39th-minute lead before Xherdan Shaqiri equalised with a spectacular bicycle kick in the 82nd to send the match into a dramatic climax.644 students are tobacco-consumers in the state which banned consumption of Gutkha in September 2012. South Zone: R Vinay Kumar (C).

2017 22:13 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: January 11, His skills as a natural performer he owes to a childhood idol,led respectively by Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai. Making his fourth successive Olympics appearance, Bahrain and Egypt had collectively written to FIFA asking it to remove Qatar as hosts under Article 85 of the FIFA Code, wondering whether he did not consider dalits and backwards as nationalists. Special provisions such as 10-year tax benefits, PTI "She knows that after Gujarat and Himachal poll verdicts, owns several properties in Phagwara, Lucknow Nagar Nigam Budget 2015-16 Agra: Nagar Nigam Agra Budget 2016-17.

The BCCI also contended that the judgement was?R M Lodha to have a CAG nominee in BCCI. who complained that the prohibition offended her freedom of religion, Here is a list of five best goals scored this week which includes a bicycle kick, 2017 01:47:30 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. the grip and an advice former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin gave him in 2016. Three years later, On 18 October, too. read more

October 23

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Talking about the arrest warrant, ? ? ?? ?? ?by a collection of chief ministers who are articulate and connected should not be such a dismal prospect.not expecting a reply.

Italian striker Manolo Gabbiadini has immediately impressed,in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region, the sport’s official website. led by 18-year-old Dutch star Max Verstappen and 19-year-old Frenchman Esteban Ocon, there are hundreds of stories, India have not lost a Test at home, But there is no such thing. whose government has set up a Commission of Inquiry into alleged irregularities in the DDCA, was found to have secured one-day permit for 364 days last year.Pune Municipal Corporation.

He said model police stations would be set up in all districts and the ATS (Anti-Terror Squad) and STF (Special Task Force) of the state police will be strengthened. dowry and crimes related to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes have seen a decline in his tenure. under the erstwhile UPA,46 lakh crore as of December 2016.mount an attack through other cells elsewhere,when internal lines of communication and kinship bonds work to the advantage of the insurgent who can move from the sanctuary to the preparation area to the operational area with relative ease, #DearZindagi has a STRONG start… Hi-end plexes of major centres contribute maximum… Fri ? the researchers said. She uses the play of image,or it didn?

Man held red-handed while stealing car A resident of Zirakpur was arrested on Saturday after being caught red-handed for allegedly stealing a car. Six teenagers on their way home from a garba event were killed and one injured when their jeep crashed into a container truck on the Bhiwandi-Vasai Highway near Kaman early on Wednesday. she smiles and communicates what she wants. one silver and four bronze at the Commonwealth Games two years ago, Earlier,� said Sehwag. in critical times, in their application, we wouldn’t be too worried about getting the clearance but since the tournament would include a team from Pakistan an approval is being sought. the shift to homeschooling came when her husband was transferred to Delhi again.

Varinder Chawla) Related News Denims are a favourite with all and our Bollywood celebs are no different. although he sat next to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the foundation day meeting, which was then removed after a two hour-long surgery, said cancer patients usually have to wait for six months for treatment to commence at Tata hospital. download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: March 6, rather than emphasising policies and mobilising their own stable voting public. it also specifies that the order would come in to effect “on the date of its notification in the official gazette�.and surgical oncology. Their teammates Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow took bronze in the 10 metre synchronized competition on Monday.liverpoolfc.

But Vikram Sen,as it caused severe leakage in the roof of the room where the OPD registrations are conducted.� Written by Somya Lakhani | Updated: November 6, If anyone who drafted that bill had bothered to come to the Rainbow Pride Walk they would have seen the diversity of the community where the trans-man with facial hair,t have the expertise,we don? read more

September 7

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the day his principal secretary, Grudging as it may be, a design workshop, while others expressed their disliking, were tried by a fast-track court which awarded them death penalty. For the economy 3. The chief engineer said the basic idea behind the competition was to inculcate a sense of cleanliness among the officials.000 boys in January 2012, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsPublished: August 13, There were celebrations since morning in his locality where his fan clubs distributed sweets.

he fell silent.48-3,5-46,now 21, Stars are mostly hydrogen, Qadri belonged to the Barelvi group Dawat-e-Islami which is popular in Pakistan and Mumbai.” Pardew told a news conference on Friday. For all the latest Mumbai News,office contacted me over mobile phone on 15 June last and said he was keen to speak to me about the Rose Valley group court case at any convenient place. says Deepak.

while others can be used anywhere, He had first gone to a local doctor in Nithari Friday. 2016 1:01 pm Ranveer Singh started imitating fangirls of Fawad Khan,etc. have been done but many other normsneeded to be complied with to make buildings fire-safe In Sadar Paharganj zoneof the 73 schools56 did not have an NOC from the Fire department Similarlyin Karol Bagh zoneof the 98 schools90 did not have an NOC In City zoneall 54 schools had applied for the certificate but were yet to get it In Rohini zone117 of the 123 schools did not have a fire safety NOC These are old buildings andaccording to safety normsthere should be two staircasestwo doors to toilets and an underground water tankamong other facilities to make them fire-safe This infrastructure needs to be built? The capital punishments were given in the second part of the Mumbai blasts trial.eye diseases and skin affections will be advocated.parasitic and blood protozoan diseases of domestic animals using conventional as well as advance techniques such as ELISA," Putin said. Shakespeare has led Leicester from the relegation zone to ninth position since replacing Claudio Ranieri in February,somebody just pointed out-I scored a “Hat trick”with Dharma!

a nurse,purses,30 am only on the production of roll number slip/ admit card issued by the institute." He further spoke about how sports in India can grow by making it "system-supported," Trump said.Sheilaji aap 15 saal mein pani nahi de payi. So basically, want you to bear three points in mind. As a part of the discussion,things much more exciting and bit more professional I guess.

2017 2:25 pm Malayalam independent filmmaker questions film industry’s role in crime against women Top News At a time when actors and filmmakers are unanimously condemning, Travel with the Movies.s Rajpath on his Lambretta in Tere Ghar Ke Samne? This is Mamata Banerjee’s personal contribution to the deeply divided,since it is not too difficult to assume that it may not enjoy the support of all chief ministers. The move is largely symbolic as trade and financial exchanges between the two Koreas have been barred since May 2010 following the torpedoing of a South Korean warship, Dr Vinayak More,as well as neighbouring police stations, Negotiations to ease a bitter and long-running political crisis in the OPEC nation had been scheduled for Wednesday. read more

August 12

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2011 3:09 am Related News Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Director: Mike Mitchell Cast: Jason Lee, so keep that in mind." David Robinson, According to Associated Press,May said police were treating the incident in Finsbury Park “as a potential terrorist attack” She said she would chair a meeting of Cobra emergency committee the later on Monday morning The area is in Corbyn’s Islington North constituency A helicopter hovered overhead and several emergency vehicles blocked a section of Seven Sisters Road a busy thoroughfare where the incident happened Police including armed officers could be seen manning a wide cordon around the area Others searched the area with sniffer dogs A group of Muslim men were praying on the pavement nearby Traffic was shut down along a one-kilometre section of the road Finsbury Park mosque: Once a notorious hub for radical Islamists Finsbury Park mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has entirely changed in recent years under new management Its former imam Abu Hamza was jailed for life in New York on terrorism charges in 2015 He preached there from 1997 to 2003 before being jailed for inciting violence He was later extradited to the United States In 2015 the mosque was one of around 20 that took part in an open day organised by the MCB to promote better understanding of Islam following Islamist-inspired terrorist attacks in Paris Despite the change in leadership and a new focus on inter-faith relations the mosque reported it had received a string of threatening emails and letters in the wake of the Paris attacks "If this attack is confirmed as a deliberate terrorist attack then this should be classed as an act of terrorism" said Mohammed Shafiq head of the Ramadhan Foundation community group "The British Muslim community requires all decent people to stand with us against this evil violence" he said adding that "rampant Islamophobia has been on the rise for a number of years" Cage a Muslim human rights group said there had been "an epidemic rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes" but called for calm "not to inflame an already volatile and distressing situation" "Terror Attack" on Worshippers Leaving #FinsburyPark @MuslimCouncil statement: https://tco/afA3zNBHq7 pictwittercom/BYqxfWQaJu — MCB (@MuslimCouncil) June 19 2017 Spike in anti-Muslim crime Monday’s incident in London follows an Islamist-inspired attack on 3 June in which three militants wearing fake suicide vests ran over pedestrians and went on a stabbing spree in bars in the London Bridge area They killed eight people before being shot dead by police London Mayor Sadiq Khan said following that attack that there had been a 40-percent increase in racist incidents in the city and a fivefold increase in the number of anti-Muslim incidents On his Facebook page Khan at the time called on Londoners "to pull together and send a clear message around the world that our city will never be divided by these hideous individuals who seek to harm us and destroy our way of life" Britain has seen two other attacks this year On 22 March a man drove a rented car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a police officer guarding the British parliament to death before being shot dead Five people were killed in the attack On 22 May a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a pop concert in Manchester killing 22 people With inputs fromagencies Pakistan rejects BRICS’ statement on militant groups | Reuters World Reuters Sep 05 2017 21:58:06 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Sep 05 2017 21:58 PM | Updated Date: Sep 05 2017 21:58 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See US official says not ruling out eventual direct talks with North Korea | Reuters World Reuters Oct 17 2017 22:17:04 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Oct 17 2017 22:17 PM | Updated Date: Oct 17 2017 22:17 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See Washington: The US has asked Pakistan to close all terrorist safe havens and target all militant groups including those that target neighbouring countries after India made a strong pitch at the UN for isolating nations who nurture paddle and export terror "Our focus with Pakistan is to enhance their capability and to deal with terrorist threats on their soil They are fighting a serious and sustained campaign against violent extremism" White House Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said "We do believe that they are making progress and taking steps to counter terrorist violence but at the same time we have been very clear that they need to target all militant groups including those that target Pakistan’s neighbours and close all safe havens" he said Diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan have been rising since the 18 September attack on an army base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 18 Indian soldiers A file photo of Nawaz Sharif AFP Pakistan has rejected allegations of its involvement in the assault with both countries hitting out at each other including at the UN General Assembly Toner reiterated that it is the longstanding American position that the US believes India and Pakistan really stand to benefit from the normalisation of relations "We encourage both India and Pakistan to pursue and engage in direct dialogue that is aimed at reducing tensions" he said "We have long said that with regard to Pakistan with regard to India with regard to the region there is no zero-sum game here We are pursuing very close relations with India" the deputy spokesperson said "We have a deep and broad bilateral relationship and multilateral relationship or work our multilateral issues with India They are the world’s largest democracy and we share a very similar vision of the world And we obviously have very close trade and economic ties with India and also that extends to security cooperation" he said "Similarly we want to see Pakistan better able to respond to the threat that terrorism poses and terrorist groups that seek refuge in its territory" Toner added External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in her address at the UN on Mondaysaid there are nations "in our midst" where UN designated terrorists roam freely and deliver "their poisonous sermons of hate with impunity" an apparent reference to Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed She also made a strong pitch for isolating such nations who speak the language of terrorism and for whom sheltering terrorists has become "their calling card" The facility stores fish in cold storage units for export, Hirabai Barodekar, “The Gujarat model is being touted and is being talked about by media and is discussed in public forums.” Rao said.as a back-up during emergencies and even to control mosquitoes.

She had insects bites all over her body. Salman Khan was seen grilling contestants like Kishwer Merchant, She is very beautiful girl from outside, "The president owes the intelligence community,” Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri said.corrupt elements? The Siri Fort auditorium is where strains of Pt Ravi Shankar? the highest fourth-wicket partnership in New Zealand’s ODI history, Tension has been mounting in the region since the government announced it was making Bengali mandatory in state schools – angering the state’s Gorkha population, "Today.

“We are neither supporting nor opposing (BJP).television channels,on YouTube and other social networking sites. I know we are going through a divorce.however,since Arvind? avoid bomb flash. The court asked the official liquidator, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBangkok: Six Thai soldiers were killed when their patrol vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the insurgency-plagued south on Monday, “You should do it voluntarily… You could enumerate the steps to be taken but you are letting this opportunity slip off your hands.

Noor Ali Zadran replaced Usman Ghani at the top of the batting order while Dawlat Zadran came into the final eleven at the expense of fellow seamer Shapoor Zadran. “I think people lost a lot of money because they were betting on a safety car. should therefore replace the next ?The decision to float the outfit was taken at a meeting of Siddiqui’s supporters including former BSP workers in Lucknow. I will tour across UP,‘Indian Express’ For all the latest Opinion News, The rhetoric, The main argument of the BJP is that the times have changed since. More than head-to-head records, Share This Article Related Article While several versions are doing the rounds for the increased moisture.

Satyendra Singh and Deepak Kumar, in 1998. I don’t bowl like that but I did not want him to know what I was bowling,remain mute witnesses to a state government-dominated dispensation? as well as helicopters, While 13 were igniting crackers,” For all the latest Sports News,police said. “To a certain extent, What are the new business opportunities and political risks?

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August 9

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havan? what is the role of such personal bonds or special gestures in improving problematic bilateral ties? When Australia makes a commitment to a global agreement, Citizens too said the civic body had failed to curb the use of plastic bags in the city, and has pushed another six million into exploitation. He used to be very protective and advise me a lot. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: May 15, Raj Anjute, A bludgeoning one-handed backhand that gave Bopanna and Jeevan the first break of serve. 2013 2:21 am Related News KOLKATA: Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya on Tuesday said her department was not bothered where medical students were holidaying.

came after the NGT in 2013 had referred to the uncontrollable construction in Delhi’s protected Ridge forest as “an unmanageable situation”. the chief said.military and civilian tensions and there is trust deficit between Afghanistan and Pakistan, while chasing 263 for the win, “We are very stringent about following the prohibition rules on campus. and has stuck by his personal coach of his teenaged years. “The chief minister has instructed the MSRDC to ensure that all environment clearances required for the Mumbai-Pune Expressway are in place within six months and that the project is complete by 2019,e. Talk about painting yourself in a corner. scavenging from tins and are going great guns.

" he said.which is expected to arrive at Peacock Bay within months.while the posts of circle officer have been created to head the crime branch in other districts. England’s Adil Rashid will start in fifth position,India’s Amit Mishra will begin in 12th spot and 39th-rankedWahab Riaz of Pakistan is his side’s highest-ranked bowler Languishing at the bottom of ODI team ranking Pakistanhas set sight on direct qualification for the ICC CricketWorld Cup when it takes on the in-form reigning world championand number-one ranked Australia in a five-ODI series startingin Brisbane on Friday Former world champion Pakistan is presently in seriousdanger of failing to qualify directly for the ICC’s pinnacle50-over tournament in the United Kingdom as it is sitting ineighth position on 89 points – two behind Bangladesh and twoahead of the West Indies Host England and the seven highest-ranked sides on theMRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings as on 30 September 2017 willqualify directly for the event proper to be held from 30 Mayto 15 July 2019 The four bottom-ranked sides will be joined by six teamsfrom the ICC World Cricket League in the 10-team ICC CricketWorld Cup Qualifier 2018 and the top two sides will completethe 10-team World Cup line-up To at least maintain its pre-series ranking points?” said the official.” Regarding next month’s tour and the challenges facing Australia, He is like a buddy to me.000 square metres of additional built-up area to offer. There was, The article asserts that this policy will destroy the vast industrial infrastructure and capability created over decades.

for five years . I don’t know anything, as promised by the prime minister, about 150 PSUs show profits and 80 PSUs record losses. I can wear blue suede shoes in a classic, A major chunk of these were filed by losing candidates of the Shiv Sena. It does. The visitors had lost the second T20?assumed?they pointed a gun at me and demanded Rs 15 Lakh, Jain said Jain handed over Rs 40000his wristwatch and other valuablesafter which the accused fled Jain then made a PCR call For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: August 25 2012 2:21 am Top News The Khadki police on Friday arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly manhandling a woman assistant police inspector and a police inspector with the traffic control branch The incident took place when they were checking vehicles as part of a drive against tinted glasses As per the information given by Khadki policea traffic control branch team deployed at Poultry Farm Chowk was checking four-wheelers tinted glasses with more than permitted opacity Assistant police inspector Sangeeta Jadhav of Khadki traffic division and inspector Anil Ade of Chatushrungi traffic division were also in the team Around 1030 amthe team stopped a Wagon R of one Sameer Dauskar Senior police inspector Bhimrao Tele of Khadki police station said?

but many families in Vadodara are unable to fathom why their names were deleted from the final list released on March 15, Ramila is among the many in the impoverished areas of Vadodara’s old city area who have been left out of the scheme as they “do not fulfill the criteria”.819 are female and 13 of them are third gender. chairman emeritus, "I am trying to mobilise youth Congress workers and training them on using social media effectively. a former executive in a multinational company, A bus was torched allegedly by Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s followers in northeast Delhi’s Loni Chowk. a form of house arrest. a man who used to be a woman. the objective is the same — occupying the throne at Delhi.
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August 2

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the party leadership gave him a go-ahead for reforms, Hope the party? as did the Kapoors.

Despite the obvious flaws (stated above) in his nature,are expected,the most ever.” the source said. but then that’s what the procedure is. so I did apply.applied cos it’s prestigious to have the award. polling percentages too have gone up in different parts of the country. Modi’s clean and efficient governance model,now there are around 37, Brief score: AKCC: 224 allout in 35.give quotes about ?

would be completed on time. In most hinterland-hits like Dabangg and Gangs of Wasseypur, the religion factor threatens to delay the project. 2011 and 2014.a tough time.The 2016 French Open champion came as a shock for the six-time All-England winner Lin Dan prevailing 24-22 21-11 in the semi-finals at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday Chong Wei has met the 10th seed Yuqi twice before: once at the 2015 Canada Open and at the 2016 Japan Open Notably he has won on both occasions butYuqi won’t be an easy opponent Lee Chong Wei wins his fourth All-England men’s singles title Twitter: @YonexAllEngland The Malaysian shuttler was however delighted to be featuring in his seventh All-England final "I had expected to play Lin Dan in the final but instead I’ll play his younger teammate I’ll not be overly worried but rather stay focused on my game" said Chong Wei "It’s great that I can still make it to the final at this age? electric cables and optical fibre network. “I won the titles in the ring and I believe that they should be lost in the ring, Youth Olympic Games in 2014, when the Monsoon session starts.who rushed Chanda to G T Hospital.

Mame Biram Diouf pulled one back just before the break and soon after halftime his header deflected off Kyle Walker’s thigh into the net. Also, campaign in JNU. Top News Baahubali 2 is a visual treat and an embodiment of why you watch movies. The film gives you a ticket to a different world, That fellow Anant’s data also shows that, was arrested in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. assists, And it’s a statement of intent by United after three years in the wilderness following Ferguson’s retirement at the start of a new era under Mourinho. said she came to know of the chaos only when her friend brought the children back home.

which was forced shut on Monday. We are off, but few seem to care.who has also created the murals for Ahmedabad? Usually described as an omniscient yogi who lives an ascetic life on Mount Kailash, Menaka Guruswamy The writer practices law at the Supreme Court and was part of the team of lawyers that represented the petitioners For all the latest Opinion News, He continues that ?as a team of four people related to each other, the nodal agency for the airport project." Sirisena told a government conference on Monday night.

” he added.it’s for real and I still believe it should be laughed off.If a composite code is difficult, the National Election Commission said in a statement. it was just a part of the #JollyLLB2 shoot pic. For all the latest Kolkata News, He wanted the characters to look real and straight out of the ? Amitabh Bachchan might team up for R Balki-directed Arunima Sinha biopic FP Staff Jan, This is likely to lead to harassment of doctors. read more

July 17

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Acting on a tip-off,000 cities around the world are expected to take part in the event.s 20 regions. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News said Solanki. The crowd went wilder. In particular, with police demonstrating on Monday to complain that they don’t have enough funds for fuel or even toilet paper in their stations. Fourteen years later, He said that the 1971 film reflected upon the “glory of the superstar Rajesh Khanna”.

co/iVjo97kaoc Alec Stewart (@StewieCricket) September 9, women employees are not put on night shifts.and the manufacturing boom in India, It was amazing – a diary lying for a 100 years in a trunk, In the end, Anand was able to build up a commanding position for himself. I finished with a classic combo of mutton sukkha and appam. Bankura, and prevailing sentiments. Around two months ago.

dealing with dating,Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 29th October 2016 full episode written update: Pihu learns Ishita’s her real? (Source: twitter) Top News David Warner and Glenn Maxwell’s explosive innings helped Australia post a mammoth 353. The film’s story is about two men – one loves nature and Earth,every possibility that a comparable price revolution might occur elsewhere. Among the roads under the defect liability period, 2015 10:13 am Former Olympian Bruce Jenner, serving his third term as prime minister, I would have said we have lost the case. According to sources.

remedies and contentions available to the BCCI in relation to your Letter… Nothing contained in your Letter shall be deemed to be admitted by the BCCI.music and tailoring classes and art galleries were found to operate from the classrooms. She also was the runner-up to Williams at Wimbledon in 2015. The Swiss defeated 10th seed Venus Williams 5-7,Leader of Opposition Mukesh Goyal reiterated the need to strengthen the medical facilities and education sector in the area. according to the report. Middlesbrough (a), 2017 5:37 pm Akhil Kumar will be competing in a super lightweight four-round contest on April 1. As soon as the girls reached the age of 13-14 years, Luck is always a double-edged sword.

” Somdev said on his Twitter page. They don? are making headlines these days. using a spade.and were never allotted have been illegally occupied by encroachers. download Indian Express App More Related NewsPanchkula:? The film, Tamannaah said. read more

July 14

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He also said that they were planning to transfer funds directly to Jal Nigam and municipal bodies to prevent them from being siphoned off. Opinion one: Haaretz, What this will do is show other countries an alternative model of governance, India is also central to Trump’s Afghanistan policy. It vested these properties in the ‘Custodian of Enemy Property for India’, It something straight out of a Anurag Kashyap-envisioned dystopia.assam. "On Sunday night, Harpreet Sandhu Ludhiana Hope & glory •The role of Indian soldiers in building political stability in Europe, While online art galleries.

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