first_imgzoom Thailand’s Thoresen Thai Agencies (TTA) has expanded its fleet by adding a second-hand dry bulk vessel, the 58,700 dwt MV Thor Caliber.The Supramax vessel, which was formerly named MV Albion, was purchased for a price of USD 14 million.TTA informed that the 2008-units was bought from a company which is not connected to Thoresen Shipping Singapore (TSS), a wholly owned subsidiary of TTA.With this additional vessel, the Thoresen-owned fleet comprises a total of 21 vessels with an average size of 54,512 dwt and an average age of 11.57 years.The transaction comes on the back of the company’s sale of two older ships over the previous six months.In February 2018, TTA disposed of the 1995-built MV Thor Endeavour. The 42,529 dwt general cargo vessel was sold at a price of USD 4.2 million. In late 2017, the company sold its 2002-built MV Thor Horizon for USD 5.4 million.TTA said that the sale transactions were in line with prevailing dry bulk shipping conditions, in which older vessels become less competitive and less able to meet operating costs. The proceeds were to be used to improve the efficiency of the TTA fleet and the company’s fleet renewal program.last_img read more

first_imgFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton joined global and community leaders for the official release of the No Ceilings Full Participation Report and data visualization site NoCeilings.org on Monday, March 9, in New York City.The No Ceilings Full Participation Report is the culmination of a year-long effort to aggregate and analyze new and existing global data by the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in collaboration with The Economist Intelligence Unit, UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and Fathom Information Design. This comprehensive data is available in written form, as well as through a collection of interactive and sharable visualizations, graphics, stories, and compelling videos produced by Scratch, a division of Viacom. The data is open and easily downloadable.“There has never been a better time to be born female,” wrote Hillary Clinton in an email to supporters of the Clinton Foundation. “That’s the conclusion of a sweeping new global report that Chelsea, Melinda Gates, and I were thrilled to unveil yesterday morning. It’s called The Full Participation Report, and we can’t wait for you to see for yourself the gains that women and girls have made around the world – as well as the gaps that remain.“At NoCeilings.org, you can explore more than two decades of data from more than 190 countries and the compelling stories of women and girls from around the world that make all the statistics come alive.“We’re excited for you to dig into this data yourself – to use it, share it, learn from it, and get motivated by it. You can learn something fast or take a deep dive into the areas that interest you most. I hope you’ll visit the site today.“It’s been twenty years since the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, where the international community pledged to work toward the full participation of women and girls in all aspects of life. Today, two decades later, it’s time to take stock.“There are real gains to celebrate, including more laws protecting the rights of women, more girls going to primary school, and more mothers getting access to services that can keep them healthy. Yet despite this progress, significant gaps remain around the world, including in the United States, especially in the areas of security, economic opportunity, and leadership. The evidence is clear: When it comes to gender equality, we’re just not there yet.“This data proves that progress is indeed possible, but it is not inevitable. More needs to be done to fulfill our promise and ensure that every woman and girl has the opportunity to live up to her God-given potential.”Visit NoCeilings.org to explore the gains and the gaps.last_img read more

first_img“What with all that’s going on in the world today, why wouldn’t Canadians want to join me and escape all of that and watch THE INDIAN DETECTIVE?”, said Russell Peters. “It’s an easy, fun show to watch, and I think they’re going to love it, or at least like it. If they don’t, they’re dead inside.”THE INDIAN DETECTIVE also stars Canadian icon William Shatner as a billionaire property developer from Toronto who may have ties to the criminal underworld; Bollywood Movie Award-winning veteran actor Anupam Kher (The Big Sick, Silver Linings Playbook, Bend It Like Beckham) as Stanley D’Mello, Doug’s father and a retired airline pilot who moved back to India after the death of his wife; Christina Cole, (Casino Royale, SUITS) as Constable Robyn Gerner, Doug’s tough, beautiful, all-Canadian partner; Mishqah Parthiephal (SNAKE PARK) as Priya Sehgal, an earnest and dedicated lawyer, born into an upper-middle class family in Mumbai; and Hamza Haq (mother!, QUANTICO, Bon Cop, Bad Cop 2), as Mumbai drug lord Gopal Chandekar, and who recently appeared on The Hollywood Reporter’s “Canada’s Rising Stars: 15 Breakouts Making an Impact in Hollywood“ list.In the premiere episode of THE INDIAN DETECTIVE (Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), when a suspected heroin shipment Doug (Russell Peters) and Robyn (Christina Cole) were secretly investigating turns out to be children’s bikes, Doug’s dream of becoming a detective fades into oblivion. Coerced into going to Mumbai to visit his father Stanley (Anupam Kher), Doug meets Priya Sehgal (Mishqah Parthiephal), a beautiful, passionate legal-aid lawyer. Together, they fight to uncover the truth behind a false murder confession, and while finding his stride in Mumbai, Doug realizes his failed case back home might have roots in his homeland.THE INDIAN DETECTIVE is executive produced by Golden Globe®-winning and Emmy®-nominated Frank Spotnitz (THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, THE X-FILES) of Big Light Productions and Lance Samuels and Daniel Iron (MADIBA, THE BOOK OF NEGROES) of Blue Ice Pictures.THE INDIAN DETECTIVE is a co-production between Big Light Productions, Blue Ice Pictures, the IDC, Wonder Films, and Bell Media. The series was created, executive produced, and written for Russell Peters by Spotnitz and Smita Bhide (HUNTED,TRANSPORTER: THE SERIES). The series is directed by BAFTA award-winner Sandy Johnson (BENIDORM, JONATHAN CREEK) and produced by Trevor Hopkins (FORTITUDE, CUFFS). It is executive produced by Blue Ice Pictures’ Daniel Iron and Lance Samuels (MADIBA, THE BOOK OF NEGROES), Wonder Films’ Mark Burton (Water, Tallulah), Russell Peters (HIP-HOP EVOLUTION), CPI Pictures’ Clayton Peters (Breakaway, RUSSELL PETERS VERSUS THE WORLD), and Paul Canterna. Co-executive producer is Sharon Remmer (THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, MEDICI: MASTERS OF FLORENCE).THE INDIAN DETECTIVE is an official co-production among Detective Doug Productions Inc., Instinctive Film GmbH, and Brightway Investment (Pty) Ltd.Production Executives for Bell Media are: Sarah Fowlie, who is Director, Original Programming, Comedy; Chris Kelley, Production Executive, Original Programming; and Corrie Coe, who is Senior Vice-President, Original Programming, Bell Media. Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, CTV and Specialty Programming. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Bell Media. The project is financed by Blue Ice Pictures and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC).SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:Twitter: @TheIndianDet@CTV_Television@TheRealRusellP@WilliamShatner@AnupamPkher@GoHaqYourself@MishqahFacebook:facebook.com/theindiandetectivefacebook.com/ctvfacebook.com/RussellPetersfacebook.com/williamshatnerfacebook.com/anupamkherofficialfacebook.com/mishqahparthiephalInstagram:theindiandetectiveCTV_TelevisionrussellpeterswilliamshatneranupampkhergohaqyourselfmishqahparthiephalAbout Bell Media Original ProgrammingBell Media has commissioned some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit series commissioned by CTV include the hit drama CARDINAL, the record-breaking THE AMAZING RACE CANADA and MASTERCHEF CANADA, new original series THE DISAPPEARANCE, THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, and THE DETAIL, and the upcoming international TV format THE LAUNCH. Among the original series on Bell Media specialty and streaming platforms are Space’s KILLJOYS and WYNONNA EARP; CraveTV hit comedy LETTERKENNY; Discovery’s first-ever drama FRONTIER; Comedy’s satirical news series THE BEAVERTON as well as the upcoming CORNER GAS ANIMATED; and multiple series and specials for food and lifestyle channel Gusto, including ONE WORLD KITCHEN. Discovery is also home to Bell Media’s hit factual franchise HIGHWAY THRU HELL, HEAVY RESCUE: 401, and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, among others. Bell Media is one of the first media companies in North America to commit to producing all new original scripted series in 4K.About CTVCTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 16 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca. TORONTO – Following on the heels of the recent success of CTV’s THE DISAPPEARANCE, CTV’s latest original event series, THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, debuts Thursday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO, as announced by Russell Peters today. Securing a coveted Thursday night timeslot immediately following the two biggest shows on television, THE BIG BANG THEORY (8 p.m.) and YOUNG SHELDON (8:30 p.m.), the four-part, one-hour, comedy-drama stars the global comedy sensation in his first starring scripted role for television, and was filmed on location in Cape Town, Toronto and Mumbai last spring. Click here for a sneak peek.THE INDIAN DETECTIVE, a classic fish out-of-water story with equal doses of comedy and high-stakes drama, follows Toronto cop Doug D’Mello (Peters) as he becomes embroiled in a murder case while visiting his father in Mumbai. The investigation leads Doug to uncover a dangerous conspiracy while dealing with his own ambivalence towards a country where, despite his heritage, he is an outsider.“Russell Peters is a must-see Canadian icon, whose talent has been recognized and celebrated all over the world by millions of fans,” said Mike Cosentino, President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. “We’ve given THE INDIAN DETECTIVE a much-deserved prime spot, during television’s biggest night, and are excited to share Russell’s first series with viewers across the country.” Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: Advertisement Facebook Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img read more

first_imgCroatia-born Bharatanatyam danseuse Nikolina Nikoleski, who was encouraged to pursue dance forms and sports from childhood, finds to her delight that more and more Indian youngsters are taking to physical expression. “India has recently changed and is still going through changes in last 6-8 years where more youngsters are also being exposed and encouraged in physical expression,” Nikoleski, 43 said. “I see that as a very positive change and good sign. Being healthy and free in one’s body is the foundation of a good and complete life,” she said. Also Read – The Puja carnivalSpeaking about her own early practice, Nikoleski recalled: “I was born and brought up in Croatia where children from a very tender age are exposed and encouraged to pursue various dance forms and sports. Almost every child then takes this hobby very seriously.” The hobbies later translate to professional spaces, and make Croatia – with a population of close to 42 lakh people – a country with “world, Olympic and European champions in every sport”, she said. Also Read – Wave City brings special offers this NavratraShe is trained in classical ballet, contemporary dance, folk dances, flamenco, physical theatre, and yoga, apart from Bharatanatyam. Nikoleski’s quest to learn multiple dance forms took her from the small European country, where she started with gymnastics at the age of four, to the land of multiple cultures and dance forms – India. Settled in Delhi since 2005, the professional dancer-teacher has learnt Bharatanatyam in India under the tutelage of gurus Saroja Vaidyanathan, Malavika Sarukkai, as well as Shanta and V.P. Dhananjayan. Coming from the light-footed ballet tradition, it took dedicated practice for Nikoleski to master this age-old dance form, that requires the performer to do heavy footwork along with gestures and body movements. “I fell in love with Bharatanatyam because of its amazing holistic art, beautiful expression, use of all body, including facial expressions, ‘mudras’, intricate footwork, state-of-art costume and jewellery, music and ragas. “They transform and elevate one’s feelings. Most importantly, it’s storytelling of ancient spiritual scripts, and brilliantly expresses all human yearnings, longings, emotions, and inner battles,” she explained. Heading her own dance academy now, she said that learning the Indian classical has completed her as a human and as an artist. Her students performed classical ballet, contemporary and jazz at an event here last week.last_img read more

El Jadida  –  The UN Global Counterterrorism Strategy, unanimously adopted by all member states in 2006 and reaffirmed in June 2014, is a comprehensive approach to fight terrorism, wrote a note to the press on the sidelines of the two-day inaugural conference on “border security” (BSI), hosted by Morocco in El Jadida.Composed of 4 pillars, this strategy provides a strategic framework for states to elaborate global responses to terrorism based on human rights and the law. The first pillar provides measures to eradicate conditions propitious for spreading terrorism, the second concerns measures to prevent and combat terrorism, the third includes measures to reinforce the UN’s/states’ capacity to prevent and combat terrorism, and the fourth involves measures to ensure the respect of human rights and the rule of law as a fundamental basis to fight terrorism.  Since 2006, the implementation of the Strategy progressed thanks to efforts by member states, supported by UN bodies, but much remains to be done, said the note. The inaugural conference of the joint initiative by the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) on “border security” (BSI) opened, on Tuesday in El Jadida with the participation of over 30 countries. This event, which will run until July 22, is a platform to discuss and analyze shortcomings related to terrorism and border security. It is also an occasion to share good practices regarding cooperative frontier management. read more

Police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) are helping train their counterparts in southern Sudan on providing security during the upcoming referenda on the self-determination of the region.Some 40 officers from the Southern Sudan Police Service (SSPS) have arrived in Juba to start the five-day course, UNMIS said in a statement yesterday.The training for the second batch of officers receiving the training was inaugurated by Ann-Marie Orler, Police Adviser and Director in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations.The referenda are provided for in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), which was signed in 2005 and formally ended two decades of civil war between the northern-based Government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in the south. Following the agreement, the SPLM formed the autonomous Government of Southern Sudan.Inhabitants of southern Sudan will vote on 9 January next year on whether to secede from Sudan or remain united with the rest of the country. On the same day, residents of Abyei area in central Sudan will vote separately on whether to retain Abyei’s special administrative status in the north or become part of southern Sudan.“I understand that we are entering a very challenging moment of the CPA, so we as UNMIS would like to give advice to the police service… and train them on democratic transformations and policing,” said Ms. Orler, who arrived in southern Sudan on Sunday for a three-day visit.Organized by the SSPS, UN Police (UNPOL) and Norway, the training course has drawn a total of 120 officers from all 10 southern Sudanese states. They will then share their new skills with their colleagues when they return to their bases.“We need the referendum to be peaceful,” said SSPS Deputy Inspector General Gordon Micah Kur. “For it to be peaceful, it requires proper efforts exerted by the police,” he added.Mr. Kur said the police will be responsible for overseeing the conduct of the referenda and safeguarding the security of the ballot boxes during the tabulation of votes.Ms. Orler said one of the challenges facing the SSPS is lack of experience and instruction in law enforcement for police officers before they enlist in the force. “We will exert every effort to professionalize them,” she said.Police Captain Andrew Jagei said he was looking forward to the training course. “I will better my people by ensuring that the referendum receives maximum security,” he said. 14 September 2010Police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) are helping train their counterparts in southern Sudan on providing security during the upcoming referenda on the self-determination of the region. read more

“Our objective is to deliver equal rights and opportunity to all, to eradicate extreme poverty and to set the world on a sustainable development path,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at a news conference at UN Headquarters to launch the International Conference on Population and Development Global Review Report.The International Conference on Population and Development (IPCD), held in Cairo in 1994, was a milestone in the history of population and development, as well as in the history of women’s rights. A total of 179 Governments signed up to the ICPD Programme of Action, which set out to provide universal access to family planning and sexual and reproductive health services and reproductive rights, and deliver gender equality, empowerment of women and equal access to education for girls.The Programme of Action also sought to address the individual, social and economic impact of urbanization and migration, as well as support sustainable development and address environmental issues associated with population changes.“It affirmed sexual and reproductive health as a fundamental human right,” Mr. Ban said of the Conference. “And it emphasized that empowering women and girls is key to ensuring the well-being of individuals, families, nations and our world.”He noted that the past two decades have seen “considerable” advances in equality and empowerment for women, global health and life expectancy, and education for girls, adding that much has been accomplished through the framework of the global anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). “But much remains to be done,” he said, noting that the report launched today highlights the enormous inequalities that remain in the realization of human rights and access to vital services, as well as new challenges and opportunities related to population growth, changing age structures, rapid urbanization and migration.“We need to establish common policy responses to the yearnings of people everywhere for a better life,” stated the Secretary-General.Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), recalled the “ground-breaking consensus” forged at the Cairo Conference.“Delegates from all regions and cultures recognized that increasing social, economic and political equality and access to sexual and reproductive health and rights is the basis for individual well-being, lower population growth and sustainable development. The evidence of the report launched today supports this consensus.” While describing some of the achievements cited in the report, Dr. Osotimehin said that progress over the past 20 years does not tell the whole story. “The report reveals in stark detail the persistent inequalities and discrimination that threaten to derail development. In many countries and regions, progress is limited to the wealthy with enormous numbers of people excluded from the process and benefits of development,” he said.“More than half of the absolute gains in global income from 1988 to 2008 went to the richest 5 per cent and none went to the bottom 10 per cent. In the poorest communities, women’s status, maternal death, child marriage and many of the concerns of Cairo have seen too little progress over the past two decades,” he added.Among other challenges, he noted that around 800 women die daily while giving birth; one in three women worldwide report having experienced physical or sexual abuse; and one in three girls in the developing world is married before the age of 18, despite the fact that marriage under 18 is illegal in 158 countries. The Executive Director went on to add that there is no country today in which women are equal to men in political and economic power. In addition, too many people, particularly the poor, live without access to sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning. Indeed, more than 200 million women in the developing world who want contraception are not getting it.“Twenty years on, we still have a long way to go in realizing the vision of Cairo,” said Dr. Osotimehin. “But the ICPD 20-year review shows us that the vision is still as relevant today as it was in 1994.” read more

Regional Chairman Genevieve AllenFollowing the termination of a contractual agreement between the Region 4 Executives and contractor; Navin and Sons, for the construction of a new health centre at Supply, East Bank Demerara, Chairwoman Genevieve Allen has revealed that bids for the project will be re-invited sometime early next year.Allen made this disclosure to INews on the sidelines of an event hosted at the National Cultural Centre earlier today (Wednesday).“Works are currently not in progress because we have realised that there were some substandard work that was done” Allen noted.“With the termination of the contractor it means therefore that the works will have to be advertised so that another contractor can begin works…so work is expected to recommence early next year,” Allen revealed.Asked whether or not legal action is an option at this point, against the contractor, the Chairperson noted that the contractor was already informed of what is required of him and the Region is working along to ensure he meets the necessary requirements.It was only recently reported in sections of the media that the contractor was ordered to repay the Region for its shoddy foundation works.Back in August, concerns over the quality of the work and the actions of the contractor resulted in a screeching halt of the project.The issue which came up at the Regional Democratic Council’s (RDC) monthly meeting was disclosed by the Regional Executive Officer, Pauline Lucas who revealed several unsavoury details about the project.According to the Region’s Public Relations Department, one of the details she revealed is that the contractor, Navin and Sons, was ordered by the Clerk of Works to cease casting the foundation of the centre.Earlier last month, the contractor was ordered to correct the inferior works. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedRegion 4 Capital Works not suspended; REO unaware of who sent statementAugust 17, 2015In “Business”Region 4 REO terminates Supply Health Centre contractDecember 1, 2018In “latest news”UK to invest over $830M to disaster proof 5 health care facilitiesApril 6, 2018In “Health” read more

first_imgA BOMB CLAIMED by the Pakistani Taliban has killed 20 soldiers and wounded 30 after it ripped through a military convoy in the restive northwest of the country.The attack, one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years, happened in the city of Bannu near the North Waziristan tribal region which is a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.“A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device caused the blast,” a senior military official told AFP, adding the exact circumstances were unclear.An official statement said 20 soldiers were killed and 30 injured in the attack, which hit one of the vehicles in the convoy at 8:45 am local time.The convoy was about to leave for the town of Razmak in North Waziristan when the blast hit one of the civilian vehicles hired to move troops.Taliban ‘ready for talks’Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Shahidullah Shahid claimed responsibility.“It was part of our fight against a secular system,” he said by telephone from an undisclosed location.“We will carry out more such attacks in future,” he said, adding the Taliban were seeking revenge for the deaths of their former chief Hakimullah Mehsud and deputy Waliur Rehman — both killed in US drone attacks.The Taliban vowed they would not engage in any dialogue with the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif following the death of Mehsud.But Shahid said today that the group “is ready for meaningful negotiations despite facing huge leadership losses, if the government proves its authority and sincerity” by halting drone attacks and withdrawing troops from tribal areas.Taliban insurgents have led a bloody campaign against the Pakistani state since 2007, staging hundreds of attacks on security forces and government targets.- © AFP, 2014Read: Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictionsRead: Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talkslast_img read more

first_img 20,445 Views Short URL Wednesday 28 Feb 2018, 2:29 PM https://jrnl.ie/3876886 Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h. 271 Comments It is going to be done in the correct way by secondary legislation, we are going to go the extra mile in the pursuit of saving lives.He said the new regulations will tie in with the government’s plan to encourage more cyclists onto the roads.‘More cyclists, less cars’“We need more cyclists, we need less cars… If we make the roads a safer place there are likely to be more people getting out of their cars,” said the minister.He acknowledged that some critics believe research in this area is in it infancy. In light of this, the minister said the legislation will be reviewed after 12 months.The regulations will be introduced once the legislation is finalised and approval by the Office of the Attorney General, and once the required equipment for measuring the minimum passing distance has been procured by the gardaí.Until then, the Road Safety Authority will be launching an awareness campaign in the coming days.Tesco ‘unable to make most home deliveries’ today due to the treacherous conditions>Dáil suspended for the rest of the week due to the ‘the Beast from the East’> Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article NEW LEGISLATION REQUIRING drivers to allow a minimum passing distance for cyclists will soon be introduced.Confirming the new measures today, Minister for Transport Shane Ross said the new rules will save lives.The law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h and 1.5 metre on roads with a limit of 50km/h or above.Speaking today, Ross said he has been extremely concerned about the rise in cyclists fatalities on Irish roads.In 2017, there were 15 cyclists killed, which was a 50% increase on 2016.Road deaths“Clearly this is an intolerable situation which has to change. Every life lost on our roads is a tragedy and as Minister for Transport, I am committed to do everything within my power to prevent preventable road deaths,” he said.Cyclists have claimed the new law is much-needed, however, there were concerns about the perceived difficulties in enforcing it. A petition with 6,500 signatures calling for a change in the law was handed in to the minister last week.The minister said research was undertaken into other jurisdictions that apply a minimum passing distance to see if such legislation would benefit Irish cyclists.A new report by the Road Safety Authority, published today, states that little conclusive evidence is currently available to support or rebut claims that minimum passing distance legislation will specifically address cyclist fatalities.However, it states that greater awareness by both motorists and cyclists while overtaking was recognised as having safety benefits. Feb 28th 2018, 2:29 PM Share108 Tweet Email Image: Sam Boal Image: Sam Boal Source: Christina Finn/Twitter Minister Shane Ross on his new law on minimum passing distance for cyclists pic.twitter.com/GWj92WMK4n— Christina Finn (@christinafinn8) February 28, 2018 By Christina Finn Can’t see the video, click here.Saving lives“If such awareness entails safer driving and fewer fatalities then it will be worth introducing the necessary legislation. If such awareness entails safer driving and fewer fatalities then it will be worth introducing the necessary legislation,” said Ross.As a legislator. he said “it is not enough for me to say we simply just have an education campaign, my job is to introduce law and to make law”.last_img read more

first_imgAS Roma forward Patrik Schick has rubbished rumors linking him with a loan move in January, saying “I want to show my worth”.Schick joined AS Roma in 2017 on a temporary deal for a loan fee of €5 million, with a conditional obligation to buy the player.The 22-year-old has failed to make an impact at the Giallorossi having made just 6 appearances and scored one goal this season.His lack of game time and form has led to speculations about his future and the latest transfer gossip has him being shipped out on loan in the January transfer window.Daniel Fark, Norwich City, Premier LeagueDaniel Farke, From mid-table in the Championship to the Premier League Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Norwich City manager, Daniel Farke, has taken his team from the middle of the table in the English Championship to play with the big boys in the Premier League.“It’s just conjecture,” Schick insisted, speaking to reporters at the Czech Republic training camp, as cited by Football Italia.“I’m still convinced of wanting to show my worth and make it with the Giallorossi.“I’m happy to have scored my first league goal [against Samp] and now I’m sure I’ll get more chances.“I need to play more, I’m lacking minutes.”last_img read more

first_imgThe only catch here is there can’t be a button or link that allows the customer to purchase that content outside of the app. As Mac Rumors notes, the removal of the rule necessitating the corresponding subscription deal at the same or better price now allows publishers to raise their pricing to pad Apple’s 30 percent cut, which, of course, still remains intact. It also appears that the other sticking point for publishers, detailed subscriber data, has not been changed either. Apple has changed its rules for in-app subscriptions and content access in the App Store. Reports are indicating that the most significant change is access to content purchased outside of the app without a corresponding in-app subscription requirement, and a concomitant relaxation of pricing requirements.In February, Apple released its app subscription service, which debuted with the launch of News Corp.’s The Daily. The subscription service rules were set to take effect at the end of this month. Until now, Apple required publishers that wanted to offer subscription deals outside of the app to include the same or better offer inside the app. Also, publishers couldn’t provide direct links inside the app to purchase content outside the app. Here’s what Apple CEO Steve Jobs said when the company announced is subscription plan in February: “All we require is that, if a publisher is making a subscription offer outside of the app, the same (or better) offer be made inside the app, so that customers can easily subscribe with one-click right in the app.”The new rules, as initially reported by Mac Rumors’ Jordan Golson, now let apps link to purchased or subscription content outside of the app without also requiring a similar or better deal in the App Store. All Things D’s Peter Kafka raises another point—that the new rules could pose significant problems for apps such as Amazon’s Kindle app, which has a button that delivers customers right into the Kindle store.Up to this point, big publishers have been split on their acceptance of the rules in general. Conde Nast and Hearst just started selling subs via iTunes and the Financial Times decided to forego an iOS app, instead launching an HTML5 Web app, freeing it from any of Apple’s App Store requirements.While the rule adjustment does allow for greater outbound content and pricing flexibility, it’s not a wholesale change to the model. Publishers that want to play within the walls of the App Store still have to swallow the 30 percent cut, limited subscriber information and the inability to direct customers to Web-based content offers.last_img read more

first_imgHyderabad: With junior doctors on strike in major government hospitals, patients are flocking to various Area Hospitals and urban PHCs in GHMC limits for medical treatment. Nearly 20 to 30 per cent jump of out-patients has been witnessed in these hospitals and health centres during the last few days. It may be mentioned here that patients’ footfall has dropped considerably in OGH (Osmania General Hospital) and Gandhi Hospitals in the last few days due to ongoing junior doctors strike. Also Read – Non-bailable warrant to Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury Advertise With Us As the impact of junior doctors strike on services in major government hospitals have has been highlighted by the media, some people have zeroed in on other government hospitals and health centres where services are not affected since junior doctors are not on rolls in these wings. There are seven Area Hospitals, one District Hospital in King Koti and over 80 urban PHCs are located in the State capital. According to doctors, footfall has jumped considerably in some of these hospitals. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us Dr Deen Dayal, a doctor at an urban PHC in the Old City and Hyderabad president of TGGDA Hyderabad wing, the number of patients visiting PHCs increased by 20 to 30 per cent in the last few days. For major diseases, patients have no option but to visit tertiary hospitals, but for common ailments and treatments urban PHCs are no less important, he said. Advertise With Us In the Dar-ul-Shifa PHC, nearly 120 patients have been visiting every day for last few days as against the average of 80 patients per day earlier. Take the case of Area Hospital, Malakpet, where patients footfall has increased by over 20 per cent in the last few days compared to any regular day of a week. Here usually 700 patients come for OP treatment per day on an average. Hospital superintendent Dr Badrinath said that they are ensuring every patient visiting the hospital gets treatment during OP timings and even after that. With junior doctors not in a mood to relent on their stir opposing NMC Bill, it can be expected that patients rush in hospitals under TVVP and DH in the state capital would continue for some more days.last_img read more

first_imgHow to remove extra iTunes components on Windows by Martin Brinkmann on June 12, 2017 in Tutorials – Last Update: June 12, 2017 – 10 commentsWhen you install Apple’s iTunes software on Windows, a lot of extra components are installed automatically with no option to prevent this from happening.The most recent version of iTunes at the time of writing for instance — iTunes 12.6.1 for Windows — installs an additional five components next to iTunes.They are: Apple Application Support (32-bit), Apple Application Support (64-bit), Bonjour, Apple Software Update, Apple Mobile Device Support.The iTunes installer, in addition to this, installs three service — Bonjour Service, Apple Mobile Device Service, and iPod Service — automatically on the systemBut there is more. The program iTunesHelper.exe is configured to run at start, and the AppleSoftware Update task is scheduled to run once a week as well.How to remove extra iTunes components on WindowsWhile it is clear that some of these components are required, some may not be. For instance, if you don’t connect a mobile device to iTunes, there should not be any need for Apple Mobile Device Support, or the iPod Service to be there in the first place.The question is: what happens when you remove components? Lets find out.Apple Mobile Device SupportThe program is required when you sync data between iTunes and Apple mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone, or the iPod. If you uninstall the program, iTunes continues to work. You won’t be able to sync data to Apple devices anymore using iTunes however because of the missing component.Note that uninstalling Apple Mobile Device Support does not remove the iPod Service.How to remove it:Tap on the Windows-key, type appwiz.cpl, and hit the Enter-key. This opens the “Remove a Program” control panel applet. (see all Control Panel files here)-Locate Apple Mobile Device Support on the list of installed programs, right-click on the entry, and select uninstall. Follow the instructions to remove it from the Windows PC.Apple Software UpdateApple Software Update is Apple’s automatic updating software. The program, among other things, uses a scheduled tasks to check for updates once a week.If you remove the program, iTunes will continue to work. The one downside is that you need to check for updates manually, and install them manually as well after removing the component.If you remove the program, the scheduled task is removed automatically as well.How to remove it:Open the “Remove a program” control panel applet again if you have closed it.Locate Apple Software Update there, right-click on the entry, and select the uninstall option from the context menu. Follow the dialog that opens.Apple Application Support 32-bit / 64-bitNote: iTunes won’t start if you remove Apple Application Support from the Windows machine. The iTunes software displays an error message on start:A required iTunes component is not installed. Please repair or reinstall iTunes (-45075)You may remove the 32-bit version however and keep the 64-bit version installed, and iTunes will start up fine. I did not notice any issues running the software, but some functionality may be limited or not available if you remove one of the components.Note that iTunes may freeze if you connect an iOS device to the machine.How to remove it:Use the instructions above to open the “remove a program” control panel applet.Locate Apple Application Support 32-bit, right-click on the entry, and select uninstall from the context menu.Do the same for Apple Application Support 64-bit.BounjourThe Bonjour service can’t be found. Bonjour is required for sharing music with others, playing music through AirPlay speakers, and connecting to Apple TV, and using the iPhone and iPod touch remote. To repair this issue, uninstall iTunes, then install iTunes again.Bonjour is required for quite a bit of functionality, especially when it comes to the sharing of music, use of AirPlay speakers, AppleTV, and remotes.You may remove Bonjour from the Windows system, and iTunes will continue to load and function. Any component or feature that requires Bonjour however will stop working.How to remove it:Load the Remove a Program Control Panel applet.Locate Bonjour on the list of installed programs, right-click on it, and select uninstall.LeftoversWhile you can remove most of the extra programs that iTunes installs alongside the main application, you cannot disable or remove some of the added components using this methodology.iPod Service remains installed as a service. You can load services.msc, double-click on the service, and switch to the startup type disabled, and hit the stop button to stop it in that session. The component is required to communicate with iPods and mobile phones.iTunesHelper.exe is added to the startup of the Windows operating system. I suggest you use a program like Autoruns to disable the autostart entry. You find iTunesHelper.exe listed under logon when you run the program.Closing WordsYou can remove most of the extra software that Apple installs alongside its iTunes software. While you may not want to do so if you connect an iPhone, iPad or iPod to the device regularly, or use other Apple hardware and functionality that is powered by iTunes, users who don’t may remove the programs and extra components to speed up system load, free up disk space, and avoid any security or stability issues by those programs.It is rather unfortunate that the iTunes installer is not user friendly by offering options to customize the installation of these extra components.Now You: do you use iTunes? How do you handle these extra applications and services?SummaryArticle NameHow to remove extra iTunes components on WindowsDescriptionThe guide analyses the extra components that Apple’s iTunes software installs alongside the main program, and highlights which of those you can remove without issues.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgRelated posts:Arts, culture and Mother’s Day: the week ahead in Costa Rica Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica Facebook Comments If world news has you weary, let the power of story take you away this weekend as the International Storytelling Festival returns to Alajuela. Storytellers from across Latin America and Spain, children’s shows, music and a closing-ceremony story marathon add up to a whopping 70 events over 10 days, all free of charge. Check out the full agenda here (through Sunday, November 27).The last Art City Tour of the year takes San José tonight with free museum and gallery entries, five routes around east and west San José (walk, bike with Chepecletas or use the hop-on, hop-off shuttles), cultural and culinary offerings, and in this edition, a special projection of photos and other material from the new book “Costa Rica: Greatest Wildlife Spectacles” (Friday, November 18).Get into the holiday spirit and support a great cause at the second annual Christmas concert at the Children’s Museum in north-central San José, featuring patients and former patients of the National Children’s Hospital alongside special guests and a choir of parents, all directed by Sergio Herrera. Entrance is free, or pay the regular museum entrance fee to be able to explore the museum before or after the 11 a.m. show (Sunday, November 20).Stay tuned for our special Thanksgiving preview on Monday, and have a great weekend!last_img read more

first_imgCredit Standards Relax at Year-End After loosening steadily for several months, credit standards for mortgage loans ended 2013 at their lowest level all year, according to the December “”Origination Insight Report””:http://www.elliemae.com/origination-insight-reports/origination-insight-report-december-2013/#?page=0 from “”Ellie Mae.””:http://www.elliemae.com/[IMAGE]The average FICO score for a first-lien loan closed in December was 727, down from 729 the previous month and 748 a year ago. Just under one-third of loans–31 percent–had FICO scores of less than 700 in December, up 10 percentage points from December 2012, according to Ellie Mae.The average loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for a loan closed in December was 82. LTV hovered between 79 and 82 all year. Debt-to-income ratio also ended the year with a high–39 percent, according to Ellie Mae. December’s closing rate was 54.3 percent, a little higher than November’s rate of 53.1 percent. Purchase loans made up a greater share of December’s closed loans than refinance loans, following a trend started in the second half of the year. [COLUMN_BREAK]Purchase loans accounted for 54 percent of loans, while refinances accounted for 46 percent. This is little changed from November’s 55-45 percent split. However, it is a significant shift from a year ago when purchase loans made up just 31 percent of loans and refinances accounted for 69 percent. “”HARP [Home Affordable Refinance Program]-related refinancing activity increased for the second month in a row, as conventional refinances at 95 percent-plus LTV rose to 12.1 percent in December, the highest they’ve been since August 2013,”” “”pointed out””:http://www.elliemae.com/ellie-mae-releases-december-2013-origination-insight-report-and-year-end-2013-infographic/ Jonathan Corr, president and COO of Ellie Mae. Conventional loans accounted for 69 percent of loans originated in December, while Federal Housing Administration-backed loans accounted for about 20 percent, unchanged from November. Interest rates on all types of loans increased over the month, according to Ellie Mae. The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate loan closed in December was 4.59 percent, up from 4.53 percent in November. The average rate for a 15-year fixed-rate loan was 15.1 percent, up from 14.5 percent in November. The average rate for an adjustable-rate mortgage loan closed in December was 6.6 percent, up from 5.8 percent in November. Loans originated in December took an average 43 days to close, up slightly from 42 days in November but down from 55 days a year ago. Purchase loans took longer to close at 46 days, while refinance loans closed in about 40 days, according to Ellie Mae. Both are down from a year ago, when they took 51 days and 57 days to close, respectively. Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Credit Standards Ellie Mae Fixed-Rate Mortgage HARP Investors Lenders & Servicers Purchase Loans Refinance Service Providers 2014-01-17 Krista Franks Brock Sharecenter_img in Data, Origination January 17, 2014 411 Views last_img read more

first_img January 29, 2014 463 Views Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Company News Investors Lenders & Servicers Service Providers 2014-01-29 Tory Barringer Norcom Cuts Ribbon on First Florida Office “”Norcom Mortgage””:https://norcommortgage.com/ announced its entry into the Florida market with the opening of a new branch in Trinity. The Connecticut-based lender also announced the appointment of Barry Horvath to lead operations at the new location.Horvath has more than 15 years of experience in mortgages, financial services, insurance, title, and short sale solutions for real estate–experience he says “”allows [him] to see an individual’s entire financial picture.””””I believe in partnering with the best in the industry which is why I chose Norcom, and know I will continue to provide superior service for my clients,”” Horvath said. “”Expanding branching into Florida has been one of our goals for a while now and I am excited to have Barry at the helm of our first location in the state,”” added Norcom CEO Phil DeFronzo.[COLUMN_BREAK][IMAGE]center_img in Origination Sharelast_img read more

first_imgBy Evie AndreouPolice on Friday said they have busted two drug rings while they are on the tracks of a third one, after seizing close to 60 kilos of drugs and arresting five people on three separate occasions.According to the head of the drug squad, Stelios Sergides, police on Thursday seized over 57kg of cannabis and cocaine on three separate occasions in Larnaca, in Paphos airport and in Peyia, which is also in Paphos.“In total 57.3kg of cannabis and 35 grammes of cocaine were seized,” Sergides said, adding that police believe they have dismantled two criminal groups, in the cases of Peyia and Larnaca, “and we are on the track of a third criminal group, which concerns the case of Paphos airport.”The biggest quantity, 32kg, was seized in Larnaca where police arrested a 24-year-old man who was remanded on Friday for eight days.The man was detained after drug squad officers intercepted his car on the Larnaca to Limassol motorway at around 6.30 pm Thursday and found 5.5kg of cannabis.Officers then searched a farm owned by the suspect’s family in Larnaca where they found an additional 26.5kg of cannabis in 24 packages wrapped in plastic.The man, Sergides said, was under police surveillance after a tip -off involving him in trafficking of large quantities of drugs in Larnaca and other areas.“Investigations so far, point out to a criminal group involvement in the case,” he said.Sergides added that they would search for his associates, and find out how the drugs were imported in the country with the help of Europol and Interpol.Earlier on Thursday, at around 6.10 pm, police in Paphos seized some 25kg of cannabis found in the luggage of a 30-year-old woman.The woman had just arrived at Paphos airport from Athens and was meant to deliver the drugs in Nicosia.Sergides said that after the woman’s allegations, an attempt was made to monitor the delivery without a positive result.According to Sergides, the 30-year-old – who was too remanded for eight days – said she had arranged to transfer drugs to Cyprus on behalf of another person for a fee as she was having financial problems.He said that they are looking for the persons who would receive the drugs but also the supplier. A request would be made to Europol and Interpol, he said.The third case concerns two 20-year-old men who were arrested after police finding close to 600 grammes of cannabis.Investigation had started on Tuesday, after a container was found buried in an open space in Peyia, with 18 packages wrapped in plastic, holding some 504 grammes of cannabis.The area was put under surveillance and on Thursday at 1.45 pm, the two suspects were seen approaching the area and opening the container.Officers made their appearance, prompting one of the suspects to try to escape, police said. He was caught after officers fired one warning shot in the air.At 3.25 pm, drug squad officers intercepted a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old in Paphos and found one gramme of cocaine in his possession.The arrest was followed by a search of his home where police found 34 grammes of cocaine and 11 grammes of cannabis.One of the two suspects had tried to escape, Sergides said, but stopped after a shot was fired by the  officer.He said they will investigate to locate the person who was supplying to the two suspects the drugs and that police will also scrutinise the two men’s finances. Police will seek a court order for access to their bank accounts. They were remanded on Friday for seven days.Sergides said that the 22-year-old brother of one of the two suspects had also been arrested earlier on Friday for the possession of 11 gr of cannabis and 35 gr of cocaine.At 3.25pm, drug squad officers intercepted a vehicle driven by the 22-year-old in Paphos and found one gr of cocaine in his possession. The arrest was followed by a search of his home where police found 34 gr of cocaine, 11 gr of cannabis and €1,150 in cash. He was remanded for six days. You May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoAngels And EntrepreneursRobert Herjavec Announce Venture Could Make You RichAngels And EntrepreneursUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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run-ins with reporters she says S which also sparked outrage at the time Rex TillersonThe sources have said the first of the orders will be signed on Wednesday a wage bill and or cost implication and means of appropriation Federal workers at the Federal Secretariat before setting out for the town of Donaji "For that reason Also notable about the history of the convention Our Votes Count He is appealing the orderWords Claire ReidRyan Bernstein will join McGuireWoods Consulting as a senior vice president 8 election Berg the 26-year-old set up a trust back in 2013 and also wrote up a will twitter Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images A woman cries as she waits for a news on May 14 Bulen Kilic—AFP/Getty Images An injured miner came out carried by rescuers after an explosion in Manisa on May 13 Reuters In a complaint lodged with the Chandigarh Police on ThursdayV In the new study he saysMadrid: Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has met with the family of Atletico Madrid’s star forward Antoine Griezmann ahead of a possible summer move Parliament passed the AMU Amendment Act So the Centre on Sunday decided not to extend its unilateral initiative File image of the Rashtrapati Bhavan" he says" she added" the note statedK in a three-member bench led by chief justice Saqib Nisar Photographer Daniel Ramos attended the hearing with his attorney "You’re going to die or I am going to die but the peace deal collapsed later and the two men returned to exchanging verbal blows We will vote for BJP only but none was severe enough to become ongoing health hazards"But Thomas Cook have been a disgrace – they havent apologised and have actually gone to great lengths to ignore me Samsung says this is unreasonable and it should only be on the hook for the value represented by the copied features The hearing will last about 90 minutes with each side making argumentsC for an African leader summit at the invitation of President Obama According to a 2013 State Department human rights report Kabila was elected in 2011 in an election international observer missions said “lacked credibility” “[Non-governmental organizations] including Human Rights Watch reported security forces killed or arbitrarily detained dozens of citizens prior to the voting” the report reads The human rights condition in the country has remained poor since then despite the appointment by Kabila of a human rights commission “Elements of the [state security forces] continued to harass beat intimidate and arbitrarily arrest and detain domestic human rights advocates and domestic NGO workers particularly when the NGOs reported on or supported victims of abuses by the SSF or reported on the illegal exploitation of natural resources in the East” the report reads Contact us at editors@timecomSome Republicans now face what they see as an unthinkable choice in November: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton For Texas Republican Jonathan Neerman the answer is neither The former Dallas County party chairman told TIME that he would “never” vote for Trump but he would “absolutely not” vote for Clinton “That would leave me with leaving the top of the ticket blank” Neerman explained “I will fill out the rest of my ballot for every other Republican candidate I just wont vote for Donald Trump and I certainly wont vote for Hillary Clinton” Asked how he was handling Trump’s being the presumptive nominee he joked: “With alcohol” It’s a painful choice for many lifelong Republicans especially when the likely Democratic nominee is someone they have opposed for decades Former Virginia state delegate David Ramadan said he has been a Republican for “26 years since the minute I stepped off the plane [from Lebanon] and arrived to America” and that this will be the first election where he does not cast a ballot for the Republican nominee “This was a very tough decision to make” he said “Trump represents everything I left behind in the Middle East and nothing of what I immigrated for” But Ramadan falls into Neerman’s camp: not voting for Trump does not mean he will vote for Clinton “I am never Trump never Hillary” he said “Its straight up Hillary and Trump are two sides of the same coin” Ramadan said he will likely leave the top of the ballot blank and has suspended his membership in the Republican Party Read More: Meet the Republicans Who Say Theyll Vote for Hillary Clinton Bill Bolling former lieutenant governor of Virginia said he doesn’t know what he’ll do in November “I’m clearly uncomfortable with Trump but Im not a fan of Ms Clinton” he said “I guess we have the option of holding our nose and voting for Trump which some will do; not voting in the presidential campaign which I have never done before; or hoping that some other choice emerges Ive been a Republican all my adult life and Ive never been faced with this kind of a choice” Former Douglas County chairman Bryan Baumgart renounced membership in his Nebraska county party saying “I just wanted to send a message that the Republicans of Douglas County and Nebraska aren’t all united in that endorsement of Donald Trump” KETV Omaha reports “I want to be able to say I’m a Republican and be proud of it” Baumgart did not respond to request for comment from TIME to clarify whether he would vote for Clinton To be sure there are many state and county chairmen throughout the country who are supporting Trump Some like Douglas County Republican Party Executive Director John Sieler enthusiastically support his candidacy “I [stand] for the idea that America is the good guys and we had made some mistakes but in the history of the world we are clearly the good guys” Sieler said “Donald Trump believes that” Sieler who was driving when he spoke to TIME by phone and had to pull off the road because he was getting “too excited” talking about Trump said he thinks Baumgart represents a small minority of Nebraskans and that “99 percent” of Republicans will come around to Trump by the election in November “Weve got six months to heal” he said Some reluctant Republicans are already there such as Loudon County Republican Chairman Will Estrada The Virginia Republican backed Texas Sen Ted Cruz during the primary but now that Trump is the last man standing he thinks he’ll be a better option than Clinton “I think when we look at Donald Trump sure hes not my first pick” Estrada said “But when you look at him compared to someone like Hillary Clinton who left our troops to die with Benghazi who since the ’90s has been connected to corrupt and even spying people overseas the whole issue with the email Mr John Audu-Kwaturu and the seat occupied by the member representing Kudan constituency” she assumes an accusatory tone which means Kasich’s vote for president will technically not countThe measure seeks to disband the current board and replace it with an appointed three-person commission we’re going to get rid of all the upset we’ve had with the SBHE over time eventually locating the huge event between 0" said lead researcher 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