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9 months agoWest Brom move for Liverpool winger Ben Woodburn

first_imgWest Brom move for Liverpool winger Ben Woodburnby Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveWest Brom are moving for Liverpool winger Ben Woodburn.The 19-year-old is the subject of interest from three Championship sides.Albion asked if they could take him as soon as they discovered freescoring Harvey Barnes was being recalled by Leicester City.But they aren’t alone with a host of other clubs keen for the teenager to sign with Wigan also said to be in the race. TagsTransfersLoan MarketAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

VIDEO: Madrid Spirit Makes French Connection

first_imgTeekay has shared a video of its LNG carrier Madrid Spirit that was the first vessel to discharge at the new Dunkerque LNG Terminal in France on July 8.With the arrival of the 2004-built LNG tanker, the terminal received some 130,000 m3 of LNG, originating from a liquefaction plant in Bonny, Nigeria.Built at South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME), the vessel is 284.37 meters long and 42.5 meters wide.The 77,213 dwt Madrid Spirit has a gross tonnage of 90,835 tonnes.Following the Madrid Spirit, a second vessel is scheduled to arrive at the terminal in the first half of August, to carry out test runs of the whole system and performance tests. French utility company EDF Group said that the commercial operations could start at the end of September.The Dunkerque LNG terminal is France’s fourth such terminal. It is jointly owned and operated by EDF, Fluxys and Total. The construction of the terminal started in June 2011.last_img read more

FSL Trust Sells Product Tanker amid Fleet Renewal Efforts

first_imgzoomIllustration. Image Courtesy: Pexels under CC0 Creative Commons license Singapore-based First Ship Lease Trust has moved forward with the disposal of a 2005-built MR product tanker as part of its fleet renewal efforts.The company has executed a Memorandum of Agreement to sell the 47,496 dwt FSL Hamburg to an unaffiliated third party and has received the initial 10% deposit in escrow.FSL Trust said that the transaction is expected to be completed before end March 2019, at which time the net proceeds would be utilised for partial repayment of the company’s outstanding bank debt. The remainder, some USD 6.5 million, would be used for instalment payments for the newbuilding acquisition revealed in mid-December 2018.“In line with the Trust’s ongoing fleet renewal strategy, we are pleased to report this disposal, which will help fund the newbuilding acquisition, will reduce the outstanding bank debt thus improving the Trust’s risk profile while preparing the Trust to take advantage of the expected recovery in the sector,” Roger Woods, Chief Executive Officer of FSLTM, said.last_img read more

Teachers to Vote on Revised Pension Plan Proposals

first_img The plan changes and the additional funding — in either proposalA or B — would preserve the long-term health of the plan forteachers and stabilize pension costs for tax payers. Bothproposals require the government to add about $142 million to theplan to match the value of the indexing given up by teachers. Changes to plan governance are also recommended in each case.Instead of the minister of finance as the plan’s sole trustee,responsibility would shift to a new board of trustees on April 1,2006. As per the previous proposal, the pension plan changes would notaffect retired teachers who are currently receiving pensions.Teachers who retire before July 31, 2006, may choose to havetheir pensions paid under existing rules or the new rules. Teachers will cast their votes on Wednesday, March 9, with anadvance poll to take place on Tuesday, March 8. Nova Scotia teachers will choose between two revised proposals tostrengthen their pension plan in a vote scheduled for earlyMarch, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and the government of NovaScotia announced today, Feb. 15. The Nova Scotia teachers’ pension partners board has developedtwo funding alternatives for the pension plan to address someconcerns raised by teachers and school boards about proposedpension changes. Those changes were narrowly voted down byteachers on Feb. 1. “Everyone understands that the teachers’ pension plan must beproperly funded,” said Finance Minister Peter Christie.”Government and the teachers agreed in 1993 to share thechallenge of a significant funding shortfall, and we continue towork jointly on a solution.” Proposal A has the same provisions as the Feb. 1 proposal,including a $142-million cash contribution from the province andvariable indexing tied to the level of the plan’s funding.However, the date by which teachers can retire under the currentpension rules is extended to July 31, 2006, to alleviate concernsabout teachers retiring part-way through the school year. Proposal B allows for more predictable indexing provisions thanProposal A. Both teachers and government will increase theirpension contributions by two per cent, effective Aug. 1, 2005, topay for indexing at 50 per cent of CPI, regardless of the planfunding level. Proposal B also gives teachers the option toretire under the current plan rules until July 31, 2006. “Teachers will be asked to choose from one of the two newproposals, as the status quo is not an option,” said Mary LouDonnelly,” president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. “Thelonger the pension plan remains underfunded, the harder it willbe to make up the shortfall. We feel strongly that we needed torevisit this issue right away.” Government and the Nova Scotia Teachers Union agreed to meetvarious targets for the pension plan when it was restructured in Although the funding level had reached 81 per cent by 2003, the large number of retiring teachers and other factors were expected to cause the level to decline to less than 60 per cent by 2033, and even more rapidly after that.last_img read more

People close to alcoholics can experience harm

first_imgPeople who are in close proximity or connection with alcoholics can experience harm because of their drinking, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist. According to a research, an estimated 53 million adults in the US experienced harm because of someone else’s drinking in the last 12 months. Researchers analysed data of 8,750 adults who answered questions from two databases in 2015 – the National Alcohol’s Harm to Others Survey and the National Alcohol Survey. They found that some 21 per cent of women and 23 per cent of men experienced harm because of someone else’s drinking. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainThese harms included threats or harassment, vandalism, physical aggression, harms related to driving, or financial or family problems, according to the study. Women were more likely to report financial and family problems, whereas ruined property, vandalism, and physical aggression were more likely to be reported by men. There is “considerable risk for women from heavy, often male, drinkers in the household and, for men, from drinkers outside their family,” the researchers said. Additional factors, including age and the person’s own drinking, were also important. People below 25 had a higher risk of experiencing harm from someone else’s drinking. Further, almost half of men and women who themselves were heavy drinkers said they had been harmed by someone else’s drinking.last_img read more

Waymo rolls out autonomous vans without human drivers

first_imgDETROIT – A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.The move by Waymo started Oct. 19 with an automated Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Arizona. It’s a major step toward vehicles driving themselves without human backups on public roads. The company also said it would launch a ride service to compete with Uber and Lyft.Waymo, which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is in a race with other companies including Delphi, General Motors, Intel, Uber, Apple and Lyft to bring autonomous vehicles to the public. The companies say the robot cars are safer than human drivers because they don’t get drowsy, distracted or drunk.Google has long stated its intent to skip driver-assist systems and go directly to fully autonomous driving. The Waymo employee in the back seat won’t be able to steer the minivan, but like all passengers, will be able to press a button to bring the van safely to a stop if necessary, Waymo said.Within a “few months,” the fully autonomous vans will begin carrying volunteer passengers who are now taking part in a Phoenix-area test that includes use of backup drivers.The company says the self-driving ride service will be the first application of the technology.“We want the experience of travelling with Waymo to be routine, so you want to use our driver for your everyday needs,” Waymo CEO John Krafcik said prepared remarks announcing the test Tuesday at a conference in Portugal.The company intends to expand the testing to the entire 600-square-mile (1,500-square-kilometre) Phoenix area and eventually bring the technology to more cities around the world. It’s confident that its system can handle all situations on public roads without human intervention, Krafcik said.“Our system runs thousands of checks on itself every second,” he said. “With these checks, our systems can instantly diagnose any problems and pull over or come to a safe stop if needed.”The company also says it has redundant braking, steering, power and computing systems so it never has to rely on a human driver.Sam Abuelsamid, senior analyst for Navigant Research, says Waymo’s tests without a human backup are the first to his knowledge on public roads at normal speeds. The company picked Phoenix because weather conditions are ideal for testing with no snow and little rain, he said, adding that Waymo knows its system isn’t ready yet for inclement weather even with camera, radar and laser sensors.“This demonstrates Waymo’s confidence in the ability of these vehicles to function at least in this environment,” Abuelsamid said.He said he expects General Motors and its Cruise Automation autonomous vehicle unit to be the next to announce testing without human backups, followed by auto parts maker Delphi, which recently acquired Massachusetts Institute of Technology self-driving software startup nuTonomy.Waymo wouldn’t say how many vehicles will be in the initial test or exactly how wide an area it will cover. The test will take place in a small area at first, then spread to portions of five cities and 100 square miles (260 square kilometres) in the Phoenix area. Eventually it will go to whole metro area.The company also wouldn’t say how many minivans are taking part in the initial testing. It has a fleet of 100 autonomous vans in Phoenix, with plans to add 500.Waymo says it has an operations team that can answer questions from the cars’ computers, but the cars will make driving decisions.The company said it has been testing its autonomous systems for the past eight years with more than 5 million miles logged on public roads.Waymo is hoping to infuse its technology into ride-hailing services such as its current partner, Lyft, and big-rig trucking companies. It also intends to license its automated system to automakers such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which makes the Pacifica minivan.last_img read more

NASAs historic allwomen spacewalk scrapped due to lack of fitting spacesuits

first_imgWashington DC: NASA’s plan to conduct the first all-female spacewalk this month had to be scrapped after the crew aboard the International Space Station encountered an unexpected setback — the lack of well-fitting spacesuits, the US space agency said. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were scheduled to conduct the historic spacewalk on March 29 to install powerful lithium-ion batteries for one pair of the station’s solar arrays. Since the space station was assembled in 1998, 214 spacewalks have taken place, all of which had at least one male astronaut. However, after McClain conducted her first spacewalk on March 22, she realised that a medium-size hard upper torso — essentially the shirt of the spacesuit — fits her best. Since only one medium-size torso can be made ready by March 29, Koch will wear it, the US space agency said in a statement. McClain now is tentatively scheduled to perform her next spacewalk on Monday, April 8 with Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques. These will be the 215th and 216th spacewalks in the history of International Space Station assembly and maintenance. During the first spacewalk of the series, on March 22, McClain became the 13th woman to perform a spacewalk. Koch will become the 14th on March 29. No difference exists in a male’s or female’s suit, but female astronaut usually require a smaller size. The shuttle spacesuit was designed to be made of many interchangeable parts, to accommodate the large number of astronauts with widely varying body sizes. These parts (upper and lower torsos, arms, etc.) are made in different sizes. The body measurements of each shuttle astronaut are taken and recorded. Then the measurements are plotted against the size ranges available for each spacesuit component, according to NASA. The suit components are then assembled. Training suits are usually assembled nine months prior to flight, and flight suits are usually assembled four months prior to flight. We do our best to anticipate the spacesuit sizes that each astronaut will need, based on the spacesuit size they wore in training on the ground, and in some cases astronauts train in multiple sizes, said Brandi Dean, spokeswoman of the Johnson Space Center in Houston.last_img read more

Continued flooding leaves thousands of Tajiks in need of urgent aid UN

2 June 2009Aid agencies in Tajikistan are appealing for $1.3 million to help some 12,000 people in urgent need of assistance after floods inundated more than half the Central Asian nation’s districts, the United Nations reported today. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said prolonged and heavy spring rains have resulted in multiple floods and mud flows in 40 out of 58 districts. The most urgent needs at this time are water and sanitation for 3,000 people taking shelter in displaced persons camps.Last week, OCHA provided $118,250 for tents, household items and fuel for the delivery of clean water. read more

Community groups address UN conference on small arms and light weapons

As part of the official programme of the UN Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects, 42 representatives of NGOs made presentations on themes such as injuries and health, vulnerable populations and impacts on communities and development. Humanitarian and human rights concerns and domestic controls were also among the topics presented. Twelve representatives from firearms community group were also scheduled to take the floor.Delegates this week will also continue negations on a draft Programme of Action, which will serve as a framework for international cooperation to curb the illicit arms trade. Conference President Ambassador Camilo Reyes of Colombia circulated a revised version this morning.During the Ministerial segment last week, the Conference heard statements from 143 speakers, including one Vice-President, two Deputy Prime Ministers, 38 Foreign and other Ministers, and 23 Deputy Ministers. Of these, 131 speakers spoke for their countries, 4 for regional groups and 8 for United Nations agencies and inter-governmental organizations. read more

UN human rights experts head to Lebanon Israel to probe violations

“The independent human rights experts will gather first-hand information, establish facts and conduct an impartial legal analysis of the persistent allegations of violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law during the recent conflict in order to make specific recommendations to the concerned authorities,” the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a news release. In Lebanon from 7 to 10 September and in Israel the following three days, the experts will meet with government officials and representatives of civil society. They will also visit scenes of attacks in the past few weeks and meet there with victims, their relatives and other witnesses. The four going are Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Representative on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin; the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Philip Alston; the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Paul Hunt; and the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Miloon Kothari.They will submit a joint report on their mission to the Human Rights Council for consideration at a session to be held later this month. read more

Alberta fall legislature sitting to focus on climate change plan

EDMONTON – Alberta’s climate change plan will be front and centre next week when politicians return to the legislature for the fall sitting.Government house leader Brian Mason said Thursday there will legislation and new details on a variety of previously announced environmental initiatives.“This fall we will continue passing legislation to bring our groundbreaking climate leadership plan to life,” Mason told reporters at the legislature.“It’s a plan which diversifies our economy and creates new jobs while protecting our energy industry.“It’s founded on the conviction that this province can be an environmental leader among the world’s energy producers.”Premier Rachel Notley’s government is to introduce legislation to cap annual oilsands greenhouse gas emissions at 100 megatonnes.There will be more details on the government’s pledge to end coal-fired electricity generation and introduce more renewable energy sources.“We’ve set a target of ensuring 30 per cent of the province’s electricity comes from renewable sources like wind, hydro and solar by the year 2030,” said Mason.“In this session, we will introduce legislation to shape the required framework to make that happen.”Mason said the province will continue to fight for a pipeline to get Alberta’s oil a better price on global markets.Parts of the climate change plan have already passed and will soon be put into practice. On Jan. 1, a broad-based carbon tax kicks in, raising prices of gas at the pumps and home heating bills.Low and middle income Albertans will get some or all of that money back through rebates.On the economic front, Mason said there will be an update on Alberta’s plan to create jobs.There will also be two new tax credits to help spur and diversify the economy.One credit will offer a 30 per cent credit to investors who put up venture capital for small businesses researching and developing in a variety of fields including digital animation, tourism, video post production, and interactive digital media.The other credit will return 10 per cent of a corporation’s costs associated with buying capital assets, including machinery and buildings.There will be changes to clarify and expand the ability of credit unions to loan to small and medium-sized businesses.Mason said there will be more announcements on the province’s plan to broaden and improve education programs and opportunities.The sitting begins Monday.Mason said there will be about 15 bills introduced, with the sitting ending around Dec. 8.“It’s going to be a very busy session,” he said.The sitting comes against the backdrop of a province still in the economic doldrums due to the long-term slump in oil prices.The slump has tossed tens of thousands of Albertans out of work and has ballooned the provincial budget deficit.The deficit this year is projected to be $10.9 billion.Opposition Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said his team will focus on the economy and the impact of the climate rules on it.“Right now Albertans are very concerned about the economy, they’re very concerned about the carbon tax, and they’re very concerned about the accelerated shut-down of coal,” said Jean.“People need to have jobs to have a better quality of life, and right now the policies of the NDP have seriously fettered our current economy and our future economy.” by Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press Posted Oct 27, 2016 3:58 pm MDT Last Updated Oct 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Alberta fall legislature sitting to focus on climate change plan read more

Garry Cook Man City held talks with John Terry in 2009

first_imgFormer chief executive Garry Cook confirmed that Manchester City held talks with John Terry over summer transfer from Chelsea in 2009Under new billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour who had taken control 12 months earlier, the big-spending City approached Chelsea over a move for their captain.The Blues permitted City to begin talks with Terry and a five-year contract with a weekly wage of £200,000 was offered to the centre-back, which he eventually turned down.“We went through the process [of signing Terry],” Cook told Sky Sports.“[Chelsea chief executive] Peter Kenyon was there at the time and we had conversations with him, saying we’d like to do it and we’d like to have a conversation.“I think he was probably more confident that he [Terry] wasn’t going anywhere.“We had conversations with John and he decided to stay where he was, and quite rightly so.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“But there was never a document ready to sign.”Later on, Terry confessed he had used City’s interest as a bargaining chip in order to earn himself a new contract with Chelsea – which doesn’t surprise Cook.“There were players out there who were using us as a stalking horse and that’s the game,” he added.“If you want to get a better contract in your renewal with the club you’re with, then you’ve got to try and raise a market, and that’s what agents would do.“The reality is, would we have liked a lot of them to come? Yes. But the truth is, some of them were a little bit smoke and mirrors.”Terry made 717 appearances for Chelsea in a 19-year stay and won five Premier Leagues and FA cups along with titles like the Champions League and Europa League.After spending last season at Aston Villa, Terry announced his retirement from football during the summer and now plans to embark on a managerial career.last_img read more

Sonys new Xperia 1 flagship phone needed to be so much more

first_img Review • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: An elite phone with the looks to match MWC 2019: All the phones and gadgets we cared about Jul 9 • Killer cameras and battery life might meet their match in the Note 10 Mentioned Above Huawei Mate 20 Pro Comments $1,016 Now playing: Watch this: Preview • Huawei Mate 20 Pro is outrageously innovative Xperia 1 specs 6.5-inch 4K OLED HDR displayThree rear cameras (16mm, 26mm, 52mm all at 12-megapixels)8-megapixel front-facing cameraIP68 water resistanceNo headphone jackSnapdragon 855 processor6GB RAM3,330-mAh battery128GB storageAndroid 9 Pie Xperia 10 Plus specs 6.5-inch displayDual rear camera3,000-mAh batterySnapdragon 636 processor4GB RAM Xperia 10 specs 6-inch displayDual rear camera2,870-mAh battery Snapdragon 630 processor3GB RAM CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Jun 29 • Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Why you shouldn’t rush to buy a 5G phone Sony’s Xperia 1 packs a big screen but little else Sarah Tew/CNET With the glossy Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and powerhouse Huawei Mate 20 Pro on offer, the competition in the flagship phone arena has never been more fierce. Time then, you’d have thought, for Sony to pull something really special out of the bag with its latest launch. But the Xperia 1 is, at best, entirely forgettable. It’s the screen that leads this year’s flagship. It’s a huge 6.5-inch affair with a 21:9 aspect ratio. The display has a 4K resolution, and uses OLED and HDR technology to make colours look vibrant. Sony’s screens have always impressed, so I’m looking forward to seeing how this supersized display compares to those on the Galaxy S9 Plus and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. 1:46 Sony’s newest 4K Xperia 1 phone aims to wow on cameras… reading • Sony’s new Xperia 1 flagship phone needed to be so much more Jun 1 • The Nubia Alpha looks like either a house arrest bracelet or Batman’s phonecenter_img Tags Share your voice May 13 • Galaxy S10E vs. iPhone XR: Every spec compared 16 Photos 28 Photos Huawei Mate 20 Pro • See All See it Mobile World Congress 2019 Huawei Samsung Sony Camera-wise, you’ll find three lenses on the back, a standard zoom, a telephoto zoom and a super-wide angle lens — much the same setup as you’ll get on the S10 Plus and Mate 20 Pro. But Sony’s mobile team has apparently been chatting up the company’s other divisions, as the cameras have been made under the supervision of Sony’s pro camera team. As such, you can apparently expect great colour accuracy and creative cinema modes. 05-sony-xperia-1 Sarah Tew/CNET It’s not a huge physical departure from other recent Xperias, which were already looking tired. And beyond the display and potential camera skills, there’s not much to get excited about. There’s a fingerprint scanner on the side — no in-screen technology at play here — and there’s 6GB of RAM on board, half as much as the 12GB you’ll find on Samsung’s top ceramic flagship. The Xperia 1 is joined by a pair of midrange offerings in the form of the Xperia 10 and 10 Plus. These are 6-inch and 6.5-inch (respectively) phones, both of which pack dual rear cameras and 21:9 displays. There’s no pricing available for the phones yet but we expect to hear more in the coming weeks. Mobile World Congress 2019 Phones 9last_img read more

Redmi Note 7S price in India confuses buyers Is it worth buying

first_imgXiaomi released the Redmi Note 7S in India on Monday, making it their third Redmi Note this year. This budget smartphone comes as a rebranded version of Redmi Note 7, which was released in China recently. The Redmi 7S starts at Rs. 10,999 and comes in three colours – Ruby Red, Onyx Black and Sapphire Blue.Redmi Note 7S retains the 48-megapixel camera from the Redmi Note 7 and looks nearly the same, barring the notch. Considering the specs, it provides good value for the money. However, Xiaomi has faced some scepticism from the public because of their recent launches. Just Rs. 1,000 apart, the Note 7S sits right between the Rs. 9,999 Redmi Note 7 and the Rs. 11,999 Redmi Note 7 Pro.Redmi Note 7S sports a glass back with the Aura design. The 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 resolution) drop notch display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, clocking up to 2.2GHz and an Adreno 512 GPU takes care of the graphics. A large 4,000mAh battery backs up the phone and ensures a day-long charge, but real-world tests are subject to change. Its top-end model is priced at Rs. 12,999 and sports 4 gigabytes of RAM and 64GB storage capacity. The cheaper model shaves RAM to 3GB and storage to 32GB. The Xiaomi Redmi 7S has about the same specs as the Note 7. Here’s what is Xiaomi up to.Redmi India – TwitterIt has been reported that the 48-megapixel camera takes only 12-megapixel photos on Auto mode. Its potential is unlocked in the Pro mode, which has a smattering of dials and cranks to change the aperture and other variables. The front camera sits in a drop notch and features a 13-megapixel sensor with AI portrait mode support.The phone connects using a Type-C port and supports Quick Charge 4. The hybrid dual SIM/microSD slot is a neat addition. The Redmi Note 7S features a fingerprint sensor on the back, AI Face unlock and an IR blaster. A P2i splash-resistant coating means the phone can handle light rain but don’t consider dropping it in a bucket full of water. Additionally, it ships with dual channel Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, GPS, and an FM radio. It has a light sensor, a proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass.Is it worth buying?If considering between the Redmi Note 7 and Note 7S, we would recommend saving the extra Rs. 1,000 and going for the Note 7. The Redmi Note 7 Pro is a pretty good option for those willing to shell out Rs. 13,999 for the better processors and camera. Is Redmi Note 7 the new-age Nokia 3310? Closecenter_img IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:02/0:25Loaded: 0%0:02Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:23?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading …last_img read more

BGBBSF conference starts in New Delhi

first_imgRepresentatives of BGB and BSF at border coordination conference in Indian capital New Delhi on Monday. Photo: BSS.A director general (DG)-level conference of BGB-BSF began Monday in Indian capital New Delhi, which is scheduled to go on till 8 September, reports BSS.Curtain of the conference was raised at 4:00pm (Indian time) at Chawla Camp of the Border Security Force (BSF) in New Delhi.Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) DG Md Shafeenul Islam is leading a 14-member Bangladesh delegation, including representatives from prime minister’s office, ministry of home affairs and ministry of foreign affairs at the conference.BSF DG KK Sharma, is leading a 20-member Indian delegation including BSF senior officials, inspector general of different BSF frontiers, representatives from Indian home and foreign ministries.The conference agendas include incidents of shooting at unarmed Bangladeshi civilians along the border of two brotherly nations, smuggling of arms, ammunition, drugs, detention of Bangladeshis, infiltration into Bangladesh, construction of audience gallery on both sides of the border to witness joint retreat ceremony, increasing border of crime free zone, protection of banks of rivers along the border and taking necessary steps to further increase mutual trust between the two frontier forces.The BGB chief, during the visit, will pay courtesy calls on Indian home minister and secretary. A joint record of discussions (JRD) will be penned on 7 September.Meanwhile, a seven-member delegation of Shimanto Poribar Kalyan Samity (SPKS) headed by its chairperson Shoma Islam also visiting India to further strengthen existing friendship between the two forces.The SPKS delegation will hold meeting with delegation from BSF Wives Welfare Association (BWWA) on issues related to mutual interests and will visit different activities.last_img read more

Eco Park tea garden draw for visitors

first_imgKolkata: The tea garden at Eco Park, the only of its kind in south Bengal has become a prime location over the years.Though tea plantation is carried out in some areas in the plains in north Bengal, the scientists of Bidhannagar Krishi Vidyalaya, Tea Board, Andrew Yule and workers of local nurseries toiled hard to grow tea in south Bengal where the tea leaves cannot grow because of scorching sun rays. In the first year many of the leaves did not survive. Also, the leaves did not survive because of the acidic soil. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataTo combat the situation shade trees were planted. Soil was brought from north Bengal. The supply of water to the budding leaves has been provided by drip irrigation with automatic controller. The tea garden has come up on 3 acres of land. An exquisite tea lounge designed by renowned architect Dulal Mukherjee has been constructed. The tea lounge resembles one of the tea bungalows of Darjeeling. Tea leaves processed and packed are made for gifting. The participants of different programmes which are organized by the Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation ( Hidco) are given a packet of tea as gift. People visiting the tea gardening are not only enjoying the tea but are buying the gift packs for their near and dear ones. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateThe tea lounge will be thoroughly renovated and the new look tea lounge is likely to be ready before the pujas. Eco Park has become the most popular destination in and around Kolkata. The park stands on 480 acres of land surrounded by 104 acres of water body. It is the biggest urban park in the country. The miniature of seven wonders, the Japanese garden, butterfly park, rose garden and the replica of Ghoom railway station and the toy train have attracted the tourists all over the country.last_img read more

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first_img Follow StokeonTrentLive Download our app  – You can download our free app for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store , or get the Android version from Google Play .  Follow StokeonTrentLive on Facebook –   Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. Click here to give it a like! Follow us on Twitter –   For breaking news and the latest stories,  click here to follow SOTLive on Twitter . Follow us on Instagram – Featuring pictures past and present from across Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire – and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page! We also put the latest news in our Instagram Stories.  Click here to follow StokeonTrentLive on Instagram .   18:25Appeal following assault near sewage treatment centreTwo vehicles stopped and three people were involved in the confrontation. More here.17:28Heavy traffic on A527Heavy traffic on A527 Porthill Road at A500 D Road / Longbridge Hayes Road / Longbridge Hayes Road (Porthill Bank). Travel time is four minutes. 17:22Town paddling pool shut due to ‘technical fault’It is unclear when the pool will reopen at this stage. More here.17:06Slow traffic in CreweSlow traffic on A530 Nantwich Road in both directions near the Rising Sun inn. In the roadworks area.Temporary traffic lights are in operation. 16:59Man stabbed in back after row with man and woman who had feet in roadHe had warned them to be careful of passing vehicles. More here.16:29Heavy traffic on A50Heavy traffic on A50 Westbound from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout).16:02Chell Street busy but movingA5272 Chell Street busy but moving at A5272 Merrick Street / B5047 Hulton Street (Providence Square).15:59CCTV released after £16,000 of damage caused at Stoke-on-Trent businessThousands of pounds worth of damage was caused to a vehicle and building materials. More here.15:59Delays on A500Slow traffic due to earlier lorry having a tyre changed on A500 D Road at Alsager Road (Audley Turn Off).Police confirm the road has cleared however delays remain. 15:36Police and council evict travellers from site after two days Six caravans left the area earlier this afternoon. More here. 14:16One lane of the M6 closedOne lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent) and Stafford Services. In the roadworks area. 12:05Heavy traffic in Nantwich Heavy traffic on A530 Nantwich Road in both directions near the Rising Sun inn. In the roadworks area.Temporary traffic lights are in operation. 12:05D-Day weatherWas this the most important weather forecast of all time? #DDay75thAnniversary ��— Met Office (@metoffice) June 6, 201911:03Congestion in Moorland RoadUsual congestion on B5051 Moorland Road / Ford Green Road at A5272 High Lane (Smallthorne Roundabout). 10:26Heavy traffic on A500Heavy traffic on A500 D Road Through The Roadworks Southbound before A53 Etruria Road / Etruria Way (Basford Roundabout). Travel time is four minutes. 10:26Lane closure on M6One lane closed and queuing traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound from J13 A449 (Stafford South) to J14 A34 (Stafford North). In the roadworks area.Lane one (of three) is closed.09:16Clear on M6All lanes open #M6 #J3 #Nuneaton to #M6 #J3A #M6Tolllink following broken down vehicle.— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) June 6, 201909:16Queues on th3 A50Traffic heavier than normal and queuing traffic on A50 Westbound from B5029 Grindley Lane (Creda Roundabout / Meir Heath / Blythe Bridge, Blythe Bridge) to A5007 Victoria Place Link (Heron Cross / Fenton, Stoke-On-Trent). Travel time is 15 minutes.Not helped by the closure of Victoria Place Link. 08:21Lane closure on M6Lane 1 of 3 closed for broken down vehicle in road works #M6 #J3 #Nuneaton to #M6 #J3A #M6Tolllink. #Trafficofficers and #Freerecovery en route. Please drive carefully.— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) June 6, 201908:20Slow in Trent ValeSlow traffic on A34 Newcastle Road between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange). 08:05Heavy traffic inbound to HanleyHeavy traffic on Bucknall Road inbound from A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights) to Hanley Town centre. 08:04D-Day 75 years onToday we mark the 75th anniversary of the #DDayLandings, and everyday we remember, and are thankful for those who sacrificed on D-Day and throughout the war. #DDay75thAnniversary #LestWeForget #Stokeremembers— Stoke-on-Trent CC (@SoTCityCouncil) June 6, 201907:46Queues on A500Queuing traffic on A500 Westbound from A34 Talke Road (Talke Roundabout, Red Street) to M6 J16 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe, Barthomley). 07:43M6 clearing at CoventryAll lanes now open following broken down vehicle #M6 #J2 #Coventry to #M6 #J3 #Nuneaton— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) June 6, 201907:42Congestion in SmallthorneUsual congestion on B5051 Moorland Road / Ford Green Road at A5272 High Lane (Smallthorne Roundabout). 07:31Busy on A50A50 Westbound busy but moving from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout). 07:31As is the diesel spill in Congleton…Heavy traffic on A34 Rood Hill Northbound from A54 to A536 Macclesfield Road. In the roadworks area.A temporary road surface is down, following the earlier diesel spillage on Tuesday. The road will finished of resurfacing work later today. 07:31Collapsed manhole still causing issuesVictoria Place Link Northbound closed due to collapsed manhole from A50 (Heron Cross / Fenton) to A5007 King Street. Traffic is coping well.The road has been closed since the Wednesday afternoon. 07:13We Will Remember Them75 years ago today our boys embarked on Eisenhower’s ‘Great Crusade’ on the sea, on the beaches and in the air. Very few of these brave men are still with us. Today we salute them. Look out for our articles, podcasts and films with local veterans. #DDay75 #localandproud ����— Martin Tideswell (@MartinTideswell) June 6, 201907:12Good morning!Welcome to our daily live blog! Punter found hiding in bushes Driver named following fatal collision Hello and welcome to StokeonTrentLive’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Thursday, June 6. Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the traffic and travel and weather updates – as well as news and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Read MoreTop stories on StokeonTrentLivecenter_img Police search for missing woman Dad slams ‘disgusting’ hospital windowlast_img read more

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first_img Technology | Artificial Intelligence | May 13, 2019 FDA Approves Zebra Medical Vision’s HealthPNX AI Chest X-ray Triage Product Zebra Medical Vision has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for HealthPNX, an artificial… read more “By automatically seeing a patient’s relevant history, our radiologists can more quickly make an accurate interpretation and deliver more definitive reports to patients and our referring physicians,” he added. News | Teleradiology | April 10, 2019 vRad Receives 19th Patent vRad (Virtual Radiologic), a Mednax Radiology Solutions practice, announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office… read more Other Illuminate applications include InSight, which searches the data archive and track patient follow-up; ActKnowledge, which documents the communication of non-routine findings; Analytics for real-time business intelligence; DiscoveryServices, which uncovers overlooked patients in need of critical interventions; and DiscoveryReports of information to meeet government reporting requirements and internal QI initiatives. According to Philip Johnson, M.D. and radiology chair, KU, the latest version, with the inclusion of clinical notes, gives radiologists and pathologists a much fuller understanding of the story behind the image. “The difficult job of finding a patient’s clinical history is gone — that history now comes to us,” said Johnson. “If I’m reading a follow-up CT for a cancer patient, the prior surgical notes, pathology reports and lab results are right there for me to see.” Technology | November 25, 2013 Illuminate 4.0 Delivers Patient History From EMR at Time of Radiology Read Radiologists no longer have to log into the EMR system to see a patient’s problem list, medications, allergies, vital signs, lab tests and clinical summaries, according to Matt McLenon, CEO, Softek. The same click that opens a new radiology study triggers PatientView to load the patient’s clinical documentation. Filters and search bars allow clinicians to pinpoint the exact patient information they need to make their diagnosis, McLenon added. Clinicians at the University of Kansas Medical Center have been using PatientView for several years.  News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more Softek will demonstrate PatientView and the rest of Illuminate’s search, data aggregation and analytics technology Dec. 1-6 at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA 2013) in booth 5339. News | PACS Accessories | June 13, 2019 M*Modal and Community Health Network Partner on AI-powered Clinical Documentation M*Modal announced that the company and Community Health Network (CHNw) are collaborating to transform the patient-… read more center_img News | Enterprise Imaging | April 05, 2019 Visage 7 Enterprise Imaging Platform Highlighted at 2019 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium Visage Imaging will be exhibiting the latest version of the Visage 7 Enterprise Imaging Platform at the 2019 Society of… read more News | PACS | June 07, 2019 PaxeraHealth Wins Four New PACS Projects in Chile Picture archiving and communication system/radiology information system (PACS/RIS) developer PaxeraHealth has won four… read more November 25, 2013 — The newest version of Softek Illuminate automatically delivers the patient’s clinical history as soon as a radiologist opens a study to read. PatientView in Illuminate 4.0 now pulls in clinical notes from the electronic medical records (EMR) and displays them along with relevant radiology, pathology and lab reports at the point of interpretation.  News | Breast Imaging | April 03, 2019 Konica Minolta Highlights New Exa Mammo Features at SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will highlight new features of Exa Mammo, a picture archiving and communication… read more News | PACS Accessories | May 28, 2019 Intelerad Showcases Clario SmartWorklist at SIIM 2019 The Clario SmartWorklist intelligently manages picture archiving and communication system (PACS) reading workflow by… read more News | Enterprise Imaging | April 15, 2019 Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Implements Change Healthcare Enterprise Imaging Change Healthcare successfully implemented its Radiology PACS (picture archiving and communication system), Image… read more Related Content For more information:, FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | PACS | May 22, 2019 Brazil’s Santa Casa Hospital System Chooses Carestream for Unified Diagnostic Workflow Santa Casa de Misericordia has selected Carestream to replace its legacy diagnostic workflow technology across all… read more last_img read more

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first_imgIndia’s President Ram Nath Kovind told students at the University of Cyprus (UCy) that although technology has opened a new world of learning and has made it easier to accomplish tasks, they should continue to work hard without expectation of immediate reward in pursuit of excellence.The Indian president concluded an official visit to Cyprus on Tuesday with a lecture at UCy entitled Youth, technology and ideas: Shaping the contours of the 21st century, and a ceremony unveiling the bust of Indian poet and Nobel Laureate in Literature Rabindranath Tagore, Kovind.Of UCy, Kovind said “the works of Nobel Laureate Christopher Pissarides and the cutting-edge research being undertaken in this campus are truly inspirational.”“Technology, indeed, has opened a whole new world of learning,” he said, adding that “it has also made it easier to accomplish our tasks.”“You should, however, not get carried away by the instantaneous nature of technology. You must continue to work hard without expectation of immediate reward,” he told university students.The pursuit of excellence, he stressed, “should be the key factor that should dominate the minds of future generations.”Kovind quoted Tagore who said that “the highest education is that which does not merely give us information, but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”“These words of wisdom are more relevant today when we try to find our balance in the new world of technology and environmental action,” he pointed out.On the challenge of climate change, he said the problem was not insurmountable.“India and Cyprus have lived in harmony with nature for centuries. It is time for us to bring back our sustainable practices into our modern lives. New age technology combined with the wisdom of the past can solve many of our ecological problems.”Referring to the celebrations to mark the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, India’s President said “his message of peace, compassion and justice may always guide us as we seek to create a better world for ourselves and for others.”UCy collaborates with five higher education institutions and research centres in India to promote research and innovation and encourage academic and student mobility, its rector, Constantinos Christophides said in an introductory address.He said Tagore’s bust will give students and guests and the community the opportunity to learn about the first non-European to win the Nobel prize in Literature.“It will be a stimulus for discussion of literature, social sciences and the importance of culture in general,” he added.Universities, he stressed, “are places challenging peoples’ limits, spirits and minds, daring people to put their imagination in practice.”“Don’t limit a child to your own learning for he was born in another time,” he noted.You May LikeForbes.comPublic Schools Are in Major Decline in These 10 StatesForbes.comUndoHousediver25+ Superfoods That Dissolve Artery PlaqueHousediverUndoHealth & Human Research11 Drinks To Never Take With ArthritisHealth & Human ResearchUndo Limassol police investigating attempted murderUndoCyprus’ Dothraki warriorUndoBritain preparing for a no-deal BrexitUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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