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Infinitis getting a new global design chief and thats a good thing

first_img 2019 Infiniti Q50 review: Aged, but with youthful charm Infiniti QX Inspiration concept is cover-worthy 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line review: A legit compact performer Now playing: Watch this: 5 things you need to know about the 2019 Infiniti Q60… Tags 2019 Infiniti Q60 review: Can power top subpar tech? 0 89 Photos Enlarge ImageIf Inifiniti’s new design chief keeps cranking out beauties like this, then we’ve got lots to be excited about in the future. Infiniti Infiniti has been going through some personnel shakeups lately, and during the most recent one, it lost its head designer Karim Habib. Surely this would be a big hit to any company, but thankfully for Infiniti (and everyone else), it has Taisuke Nakamura ready to take Habib’s place, according to a report published Monday by Automotive News.If Taisuke Nakamura’s name doesn’t ring a bell for you, perhaps his work will. Nakamura is the person responsible for the wildly awesome and gorgeous Prototype 10 concept that was shown in Monterey in 2018 as well as the very handsome QX Inspiration crossover concept we saw in Detroit earlier this year.Nakamura has been with Infiniti’s parent company Nissan since 1993 and has held several high-level design positions within the company. In addition to Prototype 10 and QX Inspiration, he worked on the QS Inspiration which debuted in Shanghai and before that was involved in several Nissan concepts.Hopefully, Nakamura can continue iterating on the design language that he helped established with the QX Inspiration and push it closer to production. Infiniti could use a shot in the arm, and with its other recent changes which include a move from Hong Kong to Japan and pulling out of Europe to focus more on America and China, a new look could be just the thing.Apart from Habib’s departure, Infiniti has lost two presidents in 2019 alone — first Roland Krueger to Dyson and then Christian Meunier to Jeep. Nakamura is set to officially take the position of global design chief as of Sept. 1. More From Roadshow Infiniti Post a comment 3:32 Infiniti Car Industry Share your voicelast_img read more

Mi Fan Festival 2019 day 1 Heres how to get Xiaomi Redmi

first_imgRs 4,500 Mi Bluetooth Speaker 2 White Rs 1,100 Discount Rs 7,999Rs 9,999 Rs 8,499 New USB Cable 120cm Rs 3,500Rs 3,500 Redmi Y2(3GB +32GB)(4GB+64GB) Xiaomi Mi Fan Festival will kick off on April 4 and conclude on April 6.Xiaomi India Website (screen-shot) Besides the Re 1 flash sale, Xiaomi, as part of the Mi Fan Festival, is offering several flat cash discounts to Mi LED TVs, Mi Air Purifier 2S, Mi Band fitness trackers and several mobile phones till April 6.Other notable discount deals on Xiaomi products include:ProductsProductsDiscountDiscountNew priceNew priceProductsRedmi 6 (3GB+32GB)DiscountRs 2,000New priceRs 6,999ProductsRedmi Y2(3GB +32GB)(4GB+64GB)DiscountRs 2,500RS 3,500New priceRs 7,999Rs 9,999ProductsRedmi 6 Pro(3GB+32GB)(4GB+64GB)DiscountRs 3,500Rs 3,500New priceRs 7,999Rs 9,999ProductsRedmi Note 5 Pro(4GB+64GB)(6GB+64GB)DiscountRs 5,000Rs 6,000New priceRs 10,999Rs 11,999ProductsRedmi Note 6 ProDiscountRs 5,000New priceRs 10,999ProductsPOCO F1DiscountRs 4,000New priceRs 20,999ProductsMi LED TV 4 PRO (55)DiscountRs 9,000New priceRs 45,999ProductsMi Earphones BlackDiscountRs 400New priceRs 599ProductsMi Earphones SilverDiscountRs 400New priceRs 599ProductsMi Band – HRX EditionDiscountRs 800New priceRs 999ProductsMi Compact Bluetooth Speaker 2DiscountRs 200New priceRs 699ProductsMi Pocket Speaker 2 BlackDiscountRs 200New priceRs 1,299ProductsMi Bluetooth Speaker 2 WhiteDiscountRs 1,100New priceRs 1,599ProductsMi Body Composition ScaleDiscountRs 1,300New priceRs 1,499ProductsMi Air Purifier 2SDiscountRs 4,500New priceRs 8,499ProductsNew USB Cable 120cmDiscountRs 150New priceRs 149Products2-in-1 USB Cable 100cmDiscountRs 200New priceRs 199ProductsNew USB ChargerDiscountRs 200New priceRs 299ProductsUSB Quick ChargerDiscountRs 200New priceRs 399ProductsRedmi 6 (3GB+32GB)DiscountRs 2,000New priceRs 6,999 Rs 599 Redmi 6 (3GB+32GB) Rs 999 Rs 699 Redmi 6 Pro(3GB+32GB)(4GB+64GB) Rs 2,500RS 3,500 Mi Body Composition Scale Rs 7,999Rs 9,999 Rs 2,000 Rs 9,000 Rs 10,999 Rs 149 Rs 200 Rs 45,999 IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:06/0:25Loaded: 0%0:06Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:19?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 … Rs 200 Rs 20,999 Rs 1,499 Rs 10,999Rs 11,999 Rs 400 Close Rs 1,300 Mi Earphones Silver Rs 299 Rs 5,000Rs 6,000center_img Rs 6,999 Rs 199 Rs 399 USB Quick Charger 2-in-1 USB Cable 100cm Rs 1,299 POCO F1 Rs 200 Mi Band – HRX Edition Redmi Note 5 Pro(4GB+64GB)(6GB+64GB) Is Redmi Note 7 the new-age Nokia 3310? Rs 1,599 Mi Pocket Speaker 2 Black Mi Air Purifier 2S Rs 599 Redmi 6 (3GB+32GB) Rs 400 Products New price Rs 150 Rs 5,000 Mi LED TV 4 PRO (55) Rs 200 Rs 800 New USB Charger Rs 4,000 Xiaomi’s much-awaited Mi Fan Festival is now live on the company’s official Mi.com e-commerce site with lucrative deals on popular products including Redmi Note 7 Pro, Mi LED TVs,  Poco F1 and several mobile accessories.Like previous times, Xiaomi is hosting the crowd favourite Re 1 flash sale later this afternoon at 2:00 pm and in today’s programme, the company will be giving away the Redmi Note 7 Pro (4GB RAM + 64GB storage) and the Mi Soundbar, which cost Rs 13,999 and Rs 4,999, respectively for a paltry one Rupee. Xiaomi to kick off Re 1 flash sale in India later this afternoon.Mi.com/screen-grabHere’s how to boost your chances to win Redmi Note 7 Pro and Mi Sound Bar for just Re 1:Prerequisite:Firstly, in order to participate in the Xiaomi’s Re. 1 flash sale, prospective consumers should have a personal account on Mi Store. It will be hosted simultaneously on both on the mobile application for smartphone users and also on the desktop version, for those who prefer participating on their PCs.Registered customers are advised to log in to their respective Xiaomi’s Mi.com store (Desktop version) account or Mi mobile App and update the shipping address, so that you get the device to your cart, finish the payment transaction fast.Just minutes before the sale, test the internet connection by refreshing the page at regular interval and also shut down all other tabs on the browser so that internet band is dedicated to Xiaomi flash sale webpageFor problem-free experience, we advise consumers to login into their respective Xiaomi account half an hour or 15 minutes before the sale.Make sure to keep the credit/debit card near you. If the payment is not completed within pre-set time, the product in the cart will be taken away.Note: The company has warned that user who successfully adds a product during the Re 1 flash sale must complete the purchase transaction within six (6) hours of the product being added to his/her cart, failing which the order will be cancelled.It goes without saying that speed and timing are very crucial in this Re. 1 flash sale, as millions of people are vying to have to hands on the limited number of the products. So, be attentive in the final seconds of the flash sale countdown and when the clock strikes zero, click the buy button and finish the payment quickly or else the device will be forwarded to next eligible buyer. Rs 200 Mi Compact Bluetooth Speaker 2 Redmi Note 6 Pro Rs 2,000 Mi Earphones Black Rs 6,999last_img read more

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

first_imgBy Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFROWhat the world needs now is love, sweet love it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love. No, not just for some, but for everyone. Look, we don’t need another mountain; there are oceans and rivers enough to cross, enough to last until the end of time. Lord, we don’t need another meadow; there are corn fields and wheat fields enough to grow. There are sun beams and moon beams enough to shine…” Burt Bacharach“In this world of ordinary people, extraordinary people I’m glad there is you.” Sarah Vaughn and Clifford BrownWe celebrate February as Black History month and the month of Love. So, what better time to recognize Black love? Black love has been the backbone of the African American community. The following couples have shown us what Black Love looks like in our community. Their marriages represent from 60 plus years to one month, talking about love.Monica and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, Vera and James Newton, Mildred and James Harris, Brenda and Ralph Wright, Dana and Ralph Moore, Lisa and Gregory Packer, Deanna and Herb Brown, Gladys and Rob Rice, Candes and Dante Daniels, Del and Dan Henson, Dr. Marcia and Frank Coakley, Helen and Adolph McDonald, Mildred and William Harper, Dr. Toni and Andre Draper, Bishop Walter and Patricia Thomas ,Gloria and James Bogan, Marsha and Charles Owens, Sharon and Roland Campbell, Marietta and Donald Thom, Joyce and Gen. William “Kip” Ward, Blanche and Paul Beckham, Beulah and James Brown.“If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can’t I paint you? The words will never show the you I’ve come to know. If a face could launch a thousand ships, then where am I to go? There’s no one home but you, you’re all that’s left me too. And when my love for life is running dry, you come and pour yourself on me. If I could be two places at one time, I’d be with you. Tomorrow and today, beside you all the way. If the world should stop revolving spinning slowly down to die, I’d spend the end with you. And when the world was through, then one by one the stars would all go out, then you and I would simply fly away.” Telly SavalasBarbara and Dwight Pettit, Andrea and Zach McDaniel, Shelonda and Phil Stokes, Pam and Stewart Beckham, Gwen and Thurman Pinder, Rosemary and Rev Donald Atkinson, Diane and Frank Hocker, Marcine and James Britton, Bishop Josephine and Tommy Ridgley, Dr. Francine and William Billy Hayes, Ann and Barrington Branch, Sadie and Eugene Smalley, Tessa and Andre Sheffield, Joan and Alex Brown, Deleanora and Cordell Boone, Virgie and Arnold Williams.“I found love in you and I’ve learned to love me too. Never have I felt that I could be all that you see. It’s like our hearts have intertwined and to the perfect harmony. This is why I love you, ooh this is why I love you. Because you love me you love me…I found love in you and no other love will do. Every moment that you smile chases all of the pain away. Forever and a while in my heart is where you’ll stay.” MajorDr. Patricia and Kurt Schmoke, Linda and Ken “Stromie” James, Janet and Harry “Sterling” Johnson, Russell and Ernestine Jolivet, Ann and Ray Butler, Wayne and Pat Frazier, Tarsha and Damon Hughes, Sen. Delores and Russell Kelly, Patricia and Howard Jessamy and State’s Attorney Marilyn and Del. Nick Mosby.“The look of love is in your eyes. A look your smile can’t disguise. The look of love, it’s saying so much more than just words could ever say. …I can hardly wait to hold you, feel my arms around you.” Diana KrallSenator Nathaniel and Rachel McFadden, Lawrence and Vera Hall, Judge Jan and Kathy Alexander, Dr, Guy and Joslyn Alexander, Eddie and Sylvia Brown, Novella and Kevin Carter, Ryan and Lisa McNeil, Dr. Vallen and Michele Emery, Errol and Debbie Taylor, Delegate Ben and Teresa Brooks, Chandra and Ellsworth Jackson, James and Jo Evelyn Lewis, Rita and Elvard Cooper, Donald and Judy Rainey, Marguerite and James Walker, Lora and Milton Mayo, Keith and Freehold Lee, Ollie and Mildred Johnson, Zoey and John Sheff and Burnell and Sarah Hurt.Those of us whose love has gone due to death “Tis better to have loved and lost. Than never to have loved at all.” Alfred Lord Tennyson“I am who I am because of you…I will always be yours.” Nicholas Sparks, The NotebookOn the coldest evening of 2019, I witnessed the marriage of Dr. Ashlee and Ryan Turner at the magnificent Grand. The old world and nouveau décor were the picture-perfect venue for the 210 guests at the Black-Tie ceremony. Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour before the formal dinner served by white gloved staff passing hors d’oeuvre, of finger foods, including lambchops, champagne and mixed drinks. The sit-down dinner had guests mesmerized at the beautiful decorated dining room with gold and white décor featuring candle lit tables and assorted huge white floral bouquets. Family and friends came from New Orleans, Atlanta, West Chester New York and Charlotte North Carolina. Ryan a graduate of Mt. St Joe, Bowie and Stevenson University is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Turner. Ashlee a graduate of Grambling State, Central and Boston’s Northwestern earning her PhD is the daughter of Dr. Audrey Freeman of Pikesville.Happy birthday Murnell Cooper, Reggie “Rod “Thomas, Melvine Turlington, Art Peterson, and Gwen Pinder.Keeping my sister columnist Rosa Pryor and her family in prayer as she funeralizes her brother Joseph Joe Pryor and to Rudy Dillard and family on the death of his sister Joyce Dillard.What’s happening?February 13, 3PM Put on your red dress for Galentine’s Day at Colin’s 3653 Offutt Roadlast_img read more

Best of Last Week – Science that stumped Einstein revising human timeline

first_img © 2014 Phys.org Biology was big last week as scientists revised the timeline of human origins—a team of researchers has found evidence that suggests that perhaps some of the traits we define as uniquely human developed at different times, rather than all together during one period as has been thought. Another team wondered which happened first: Did sounds form words, or words form sentences? They’ve found evidence (by studying animals) that suggests early humans developed syntax before phonemes (distinct sounds that differentiate words from one another). And yet another team has unveiled what may be the core of our existence as the evolution of life’s operating system is revealed in detail—they’ve shed light on many new aspects of the evolution of the ribosome—the large molecular structure common to all cell species.On the medical front really big news from Cancer Research UK—Four in 10 pancreatic cancers could be prevented by lifestyle changes. If people would only maintain a healthy weight, quit smoking and maybe get some exercise, the researchers report, they’d drastically reduce their chance of getting one of the most deadly types of cancer.It was a pretty good week for technology development as well. A team of researchers built a biological robot and showed muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command. The bots were propelled by muscle cells zapped with an electric current. Also Cubify announced Ekocycle 3D printer uses recycled plastic bottles as component in filament cartridges—Entertainer Will.i.am is pushing the idea of making recycling “cool.”And finally, food for thought as a team has found that having something to do is better than being alone with their thoughts for most people. Turns out, people don’t do well when left to sit and ponder—they don’t like it. They’d much rather have something to do, even if it means hurting themselves. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Citation: Best of Last Week – Science that stumped Einstein, revising human timeline and a simple way to reduce pancreatic cancers (2014, July 7) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2014-07-week-science-stumped-einstein-human.html Explore furthercenter_img Remote quantum applications, teleportation enabled by calling long distance between superconducting qubits (Phys.org) —For 112 years, the best minds in science haven’t been able to fully understand how superconductors do what they do. Last week, Louise Lerner of Argonne National Laboratory, published an article reminding everyone of the science that stumped Einstein, suggesting that perhaps it’s time someone figured it out. In other physics news, a team of researchers reported: Remote quantum applications, teleportation enabled by calling long distance between superconducting qubits. They’ve developed a way to allow superconducting quantum chips to communicate with each other over large distances—through an optical fiber cable, which should, they claim, allow for quantum entanglement or teleportation. Schematic of the superconducting optical interfacelast_img read more

He was not depressed Missing poll officers wife

first_imgKolkata: The wife of the nodal election officer, who went missing at Ranaghat in West Bengal’s Nadia district, has completely negated the ‘depression’ theory that has been doing rounds, according to her social media post. “I request everyone to circulate the news that my husband, Arnab Roy, W.B.C.S (EXE) is missing since 18/4/2019 since 12.30 p.m. onwards and I further want to clarify that HE WAS NOT SUFFERING FROM ANY KIND OF DEPRESSION AND WE HAVE A VERY HEALTHY AND HEARTY RELATION,” Anisha Jash, Roy’s wife wrote in a Facebook post, dismissing the ‘depression’ claims in caps. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: Mamata A senior police officer revealed that Roy, in his 30s, has been untraceable even on Friday. While Special Observer for West Bengal Ajay V. Nayak, appointed by the Election Commission (EC) mentioned that probably Roy was in depression. Asked about the nodal officer’s disappearance, Nayak had told reporters: “I think it has something to do with his personal life and probably he was in depression. As he is not around, I am told another officer has been given the charge.” Jash urged everyone ‘to stop spreading rumours and gossips’ and help her in finding him. “I don’t want anything except my husband right now and I shall go to the last extent to find him. I earnestly request everyone to share my post. I want my husband back,” Roy’s wife wrote.last_img read more

VIDEO Barry Bonds is still launching tapemeasure batting practice shots at 52

first_imgBarry Bonds hasn’t played in the major leagues since 2007, but he’s still more than capable of launching a batting practice bomb or two.A video of Bonds taking some spring training BP hacks was posted by Giants beat writer Andrew Baggarly, and it shows Bonds grooving a tape-measure bomb into the right field field stands, just like old times.The slimmed down Bonds doesn’t look like the freakish scientific creation of his playing days, but he still has the effortless stroke that racked up 762 home runs in his career. Love him or hate him, you can never question his ability.Just Barry Bonds hitting cage bombs. pic.twitter.com/lMSEY9roeW— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) March 26, 2017 Advertisementlast_img

A Look at Tiled – Tiled map editor for GNULinux

first_imgA Look at Tiled – Tiled map editor for GNU/Linux by Mike Turcotte-McCusker on March 04, 2018 in Linux – Last Update: March 06, 2018 – 2 commentsI’ve been a D&D Player for a long time, but have been without a campaign now for a few years. I’ve spoken to some friends, and there seems to be some building interest in starting an online campaign on such a website like Roll20.I started looking into options for building maps, outside of just using the Roll20 editor itself, and discovered a program called Tiled, which was exactly what I was looking for. It didn’t take me long after downloading it, to fall in love.Tiled gives you the option to import tilesets, and build worlds with them, for you to use with a variety of game engines. Tiled itself does not build the games, just the maps, but the maps can be used with even programs like RPGMaker to make commercial games (RPGMaker has its own Map editor, but Tiled can also be used.)Tiled FeaturesTiled is a flexible map editor that you can use for different purposes. While you may use it to create maps for roleplaying games — offline or online — you may also use it to map your house, school, or any other area real or imaginative.Tiled supports isometric and orthonogal maps.Supports custom objects that you can place on the map.Custom properties for tiles support.XML-based map format.Tiled installationInstalling Tiled in Ubuntu / Linux mint is as simple as finding it in the Software Manager, or using a terminal: sudo apt install tiledArch Linux / Manjaro: sudo pacman -Syu tiledOpenSUSE: sudo zypper install tiledTilesetsOnce you have installed Tiled, and run it, you’ll notice that you can’t actually do much. Tiled requires the use of tilesets, to build maps.You can design these yourself if you have the skill in digital art, or you can download tilesets (usually in the form of a .png) from various websites. I personally recommend Open Game Art for free tilesets.Once you have some images downloaded, you’ll want to import the tilesets via Map > External Tileset. Select the PNG image file, and voila.Using the program to design maps, is fairly easy to get the hang with, but tough to master, creating the effects of elevation (Like a cliff overhanging another platform below) can be tricky, but with practice (and good tilesets) entirely possible.Now you: Have you ever used a program like tiled, Roll20, or RPGMaker to make Maps? What others do you use, and for what kinds of projects?SummaryArticle NameA Look at Tiled – Tiled map editor for GNU/LinuxDescriptionI started looking into options for building maps, outside of just using the Roll20 editor itself, and discovered a program called Tiled, which was exactly what I was looking for.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

Tiquicia Balance Board holds national championship Part II

first_img Facebook Comments Approximately 70 young people from all corners of Costa Rica will show off their talent tomorrow, Nov. 8, in the growing sport of balance board. This is the second installment of this year’s national championship for the low-profile sport. The activity will take place at the Outlet Internacional de Alajuela at 2 p.m.The championship is organized by Tiquicia Balance Board, which is a group that seeks to promote the sport in Costa Rica.“The project began when Yammil Angulo — a balance board professional — presented the proposal to various microentrepreneurs,” Tiquicia Balance Board spokesman Bernardo Soto told  The Tico Times. “Those initially called were Costa Rasta, Fauna Balanceboard, Sto Balanceboards, Eco Balanceboard, and Kim Campitos, who is the official host of the event. This group came to together to form Tiquicia Balance Board, promoting this discipline, which is now a formal sport, and giving a new approach to the youth movement.”Balance board is an extreme sport that consist of performing different figures with the body while balancing on a board which, in turn, is balanced on top of a cylinder. Originally a device used for dry-training for surfers, the discipline has taken on a life of its own. There are many other sports which use this practice as a training tool.The riders, as these athletes are called, are young students from Heredia, Playas del Coco, Tilarán, Palmares, San José, Cartago and Alajuela, among others. According to  Soto, this sport first came to Costa Rica during the 1970s and 80s.“After months of development, the Organization took on the task of creating regulations, report cards and ranking systems for a first championship split into three dates,” Soto added. “The first date was on Sept. 19 in San Pedro; the venue was the Universidad Latina. [Tomorrow’s event] is the second date, and the closing is planned for Heredia, in the Santa Lucia Gymnasium.”Tiquicia Balance Board works to promote the sport to a highly diverse target audience, and has attracted the attention of a significant number of elementary schools, high schools and universities.“What we seek is to transmit values for a more inclusive society, a sport oriented toward a philosophy of life,” Soto said. “To promote a healthy life and clear mind that allows young people to understand that what matters is not how many times you fall, but how many times you get up.”Find more information at the Tiquicia Balance Board Champioship Facebook page, or check out some athletes at work below. Related posts:VIDEO: Synchronized skaters show off skills at Castillo Country Club EXPHORE 2015 features Americas Culinary Cup, Barista Challenge International Book Fair, theater galore, and other happening around Costa Rica AFX AeroFest takes off Sunday in Puntarenas provincelast_img read more

Zika alert WHO declares global health emergency over spread of virus

first_imgGENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Organization on Monday declared that a surge in serious birth defects in South America was “strongly suspected” of being caused by the Zika virus and constituted an international health emergency.“We need to take action,” WHO chief Margaret Chan told reporters in Geneva.The U.N. health body said that a surge in cases of microcephaly — a devastating condition in which a baby is born with an abnormally small head and brain — was likely caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus and declared the situation a “public health emergency of international concern.”Chan said a meeting of global health experts who make up the agency’s emergency committee had agreed “a causal relationship between the Zika infection during pregnancy and microcephaly is strongly suspected, though not scientifically proven.”“All agree on the urgent need to coordinate international efforts to investigate and understand this relationship better,” she said.“The experts also consider patterns of recent spread and the broad geographical distribution of the mosquito species that can transmit the virus, the lack of vaccines and rapid and reliable diagnostic tests and the absence of population immunity in newly affected countries were … further causes for concern,” Chan said.“The clusters of microcephaly and other neurological complications constitute an extraordinary event and a public health threat to other parts of the world,” she said.WHO warned last week that the mosquito-borne virus was “spreading explosively” in the Americas, and said the region could see up to four million Zika cases this year alone.The WHO is under pressure to act quickly in the fight against Zika, after admitting it was slow to respond to the recent Ebola outbreak that ravaged parts of west Africa.In addition to microcephaly, Zika is also believed to be linked to a neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome.Infections have been reported in 13 countries in the Americas, according to WHO, as well as in Asia, and in Africa, from where it originated.The virus is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads dengue fever and the chikungunya virus. It produces flu-like symptoms including a low-grade fever, headaches, joint pain and rashes.WHO has so far refrained from issuing travel warnings related to Zika, stressing that the most effective form of prevention is getting rid of stagnant water where mosquitos easily breed, and using personal protection against mosquito bites such as using repellant and sleeping under mosquito nets.Panama, Colombia warn of Zika virus spreadPanama on Monday said it has 50 cases of Zika virus infections and warned that the disease will end up spreading across the Central American nation.“Let’s be clear: it [Zika] is going to enter, it is going to spread,” the head of the health ministry’s epidemological department, Israel Cedeno, told the television network TVN-2.The 50 cases confirmed so far were concentrated in Panama’s predominantly indigenous Guna Yala region along its Caribbean coast.Vice President Isabel De Saint Malo last week had spoken of 38 cases in Guna Yala. She said “right now there is no big public health risk.”Panama borders Colombia, which has so far reported more than 20,000 cases of Zika, including 2,100 in pregnant women. Colombia is forecasting it will see more than 650,000 infections.Colombia Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria said Monday he expected more than 1,500 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome in the South American country.“We are currently talking about a rate of 2.3 cases of Guillain-Barre for every 1,000 patients with Zika. That is quite a lot,” Gaviria said on Colombian radio.Costa Rica has thus far reported just two cases of the Zika virus, neither of which were contracted in the country. Facebook Comments Related posts:WHO advises against blood donations from people returning from Zika areas UN prods Latin America on abortion as Zika spreads World Bank: Zika will cost Latin America $3.5 billion in 2016 Zika: Tragedy or Opportunity?last_img read more

Rare Napoleon letter exhibits English skills

first_imgFONTAINEBLEAU, France (AP) – A rare letter written by Napoleon in English has sold at auction for (EURO)325,000 ($405,210), five times the predicted price.The document went under the hammer Sunday in Fontainebleau and sold after a dramatic bidding war.The letter was a homework exercise Napoleon sent to an English teacher for correction in 1816 and sealed with the Imperial eagle wax stamp. The Osenat auction house says it is only one of three such letters in English by Napoleon known to exist. New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Sponsored Stories 0 Comments   Share   More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debatescenter_img The letter shows that Napoleon, one of history’s most famed Anglophobes and a man who dismissed England as a “nation of shopkeepers,” learned late in life to speak the enemy tongue.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Top Stories last_img read more

Most of Kashmir shut for 3rd day over shrine fire

first_img(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) ___Follow Aijaz Hussain on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/hussain(underscore)aijaz More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Associated PressSRINAGAR, India (AP) – Thousands of Indian forces patrolled tense streets in Kashmir’s main city on Wednesday as residents boycotted work for a third straight day to protest the fiery destruction of a 200-year-old Muslim shrine.Shops, businesses and schools remained closed in Srinagar, while public buses and taxis were nowhere to be found. Police asked residents to stay indoors in parts of the city, in an effort to prevent anti-India demonstrations that could lead to violence, officer Rajendra Kumar said. It is still unclear what started the fire Monday that destroyed a shrine that held a few relics from Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, an 11th-century saint known widely as Ghaus-e-Azam who is buried in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.The fire sparked angry protests by thousands demanding an end to Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan territory. Several clashes erupted, with police using tear gas to disperse stone-throwing crowds, and 30 protesters and 10 officers were injured.Separatists have dismissed the government’s promise to investigate the blaze and are demanding an independent probe.The separatists had called for a strike on Tuesday, but residents maintained it Wednesday on their own _ partly because of police restrictions, though areas not under curfew also participated in the shutdown.“Police and soldiers are not allowing us to come out of our homes,” resident Wasim Ahmed said.Kashmir, where most people are Muslim, is divided between India and Pakistan and claimed by both. Anti-India sentiment runs deep in the Indian-administered portion, where rebel groups have fought since 1989 for independence or merger with Pakistan. More than 68,000 people have been killed in the uprising and subsequent Indian crackdown. Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Sponsored Stories center_img The difference between men and women when it comes to pain New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Top Stories Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Parents, stop beating yourself up Comments   Share   last_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling LISTEN: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Maybe he is right and the Cardinals will rebound in 2017 and make a title run. Or, maybe he’s wrong, and the Cardinals will be like 31 other teams and not win the next Super Bowl.If it’s the former, chances are Fitzgerald will walk away from the game with his career, essentially, lacking nothing. But if the Cardinals fall short in their ultimate goal once again?Fitzgerald, who will be 34 when the 2017 season begins, would not commit to anything beyond this next season.“I think moving forward, it would be foolish of me to say ‘I’m going to do this or I’m going to do that,’” Fitzgerald told Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Tuesday morning. “But I’m going to give everything I have. I’ll have nothing left when I walk off the field for the last time next season in terms of energy and emotions.“I’m going to leave it all out there like I do every single season I play.”Fitzgerald is coming off a season in which he led both the Cardinals and entire NFL in receptions, with 107. He topped the 1,000-yard receiving mark (1,023) for the eighth time in his Hall of Fame career, and while not the same player he was earlier in his career, the former No. 3 pick in the 2004 NFL Draft is still one of the most reliable and effective receivers in the league. Comments   Share   But would Fitzgerald really come back if there was a chance of uncertainty at the quarterback position? He’s been through that before and it wasn’t a particularly enjoyable experience.Given Fitzgerald’s decision to return there has been some thought that the receiver has, if nothing else, at least an inkling Palmer will make the same call. Yet, Fitzgerald said the QB did not try to influence his decision at all with that kind of talk because, he noted, Palmer is too much of a professional and good teammate to do that.No doubt Fitzgerald would prefer to have Palmer back, though, because any window the Cardinals may or may not have to win a championship likely rests on the three-time Pro Bowler’s right arm. With Palmer, you can see a path for the Cardinals being a contender.Without him, the proposition is pretty dicey.“Obviously we’re not foolish, we understand he’s the linchpin; if you don’t have a quarterback in this league, you don’t have a chance to compete no matter how good you are at that position,” Fitzgerald said. “We understand that and Carson understands that. I would imagine, in his mind, he’s thinking some of those same things. But I hate to speculate and as a friend we’ve just got to give him that time to make his own decision.” Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Even after a campaign like that, however, Fitzgerald said he really did give retirement some serious thought.“I spoke with people that were close to me and I wanted to think it through and take some time to compose myself and make sure that that fire was still burning like it needed to be burning to be able to play and go through the rigors of the season,” he said. “I concluded after watching some of the playoff games that there’s no way I could sit here and watch this and watch it without any emotion.“So I made a decision pretty quickly.”Fitzgerald did not share that decision until Feb. 1, but at the very least, it put to bed any speculation that the franchise’s all-time leading receiver may have caught his final pass.Any dreams the Cardinals have of getting back to the postseason and reaching the next Super Bowl, which just so happens to be slated to be played in Fitzgerald’s home town of Minneapolis, Minnesota, are certainly more achievable with No. 11 on the field.They would also be buoyed by the return of QB Carson Palmer, who like Fitzgerald has been contemplating retirement but has not yet announced a decision.Every time he’s been asked about Palmer’s thinking, Fitzgerald has maintained he has not tried to sway the quarterback’s thinking one way or another because, having gone through this himself, he understands the last thing one needs is to be told what to do by other people. Part of the reason why many felt Larry Fitzgerald would ultimately decide to continue his playing career in 2017 was the simple fact that he was still under contract.Fitzgerald’s deal, which was negotiated in training camp 2016, calls for him to be paid $11 million in 2017, with a cap hit of nearly $16 million.When asked why he decided to come back for another season, Fitzgerald has cited “unfinished business,” which is his desire to get to another Super Bowl. Though the Cardinals finished last season with a 7-8-1 record, he is confident they are not far off from being the team that took the field in 2016, the one that fell one victory shy of reaching Super Bowl 50. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Your browser does not support the audio element. 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immediatelyadmitted to the Kokan Hospital and were kept under observation for a few hours They are expected to be discharged by late evening The police too reached the spot to investigate the matter the report added Reacting to the news school’s trustee Sahadev Sawant said that a self-help group appointed by the (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) BMC had been providing midday meals to the school for the past two years Sawant was quoted by The Times of India as saying "We served the Khichdi to about 450 students but around 5 of them vomited The others complained of uneasiness So we rushed them to the hospital The students have been kept under observationThe teachers taste the meal before serving it to students We haven’t had any complaints in the past" he added New Delhi: As the government gears up to push generic medicines to bring down costs for patients World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in India Henk Bekedam has stated that the move if successfully implemented will not only reduce the cost of medicines within the country but also globally The 59-year old global health leader — who previously served in a similar capacity in Egypt — said that there were several "pre-qualified" generic medicine companies in India producing quality medicines "Make in India is important as India will be able to produce a greater quantity of good quality generic medicines which will bring down the cost of medicines globally and more people in India and globally will be able to afford quality medicines" Bekedam who assumed his present job in November 2015 told IANS in an interview Asked whether the foreign pharmaceutical companies which are major suppliers of branded medicines will be affected if India steps into the picture Bekedam said that India is already the world’s pharmacy exporting quality generic medicines and vaccines "And by bringing down the cost of normal medicines globally they will be accessible to every one" he maintained Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said on 17 April that the government will bring legislation mandating doctors to prescribe generic medicines which are cheaper than their equivalent branded drugs Representational image Reuters Generic medicines are the cheaper versions of branded drugs and come into the market after the patent period of the branded medicines expires Manufacturers then replicate the medicines and come up with the cheaper versions Since generic drugs do not involve a repeat of the extensive clinical trials to prove their safety and efficacy it costs less to develop them According to Bekedam out-of-pocket expenditure on medicines and other treatments by patients was a burning issue that had affected India’s health system Stating that generic medicines can help in increasing their accessibility Bekedam said that currently in India two-thirds of people’s medical expenditure comes from their own pockets which leads to hesitation among them to go for surgery and other treatment In such a situation generic medicines can provide relief to the patients "If we compare India with other countries the government’s contribution to health is just over one per cent of the GDP which is low by international standards It results in people spending out of their pockets Two-third of all health expenditure comes from people’s own pockets It also leads to hesitation among people to seek surgeries and other treatments" said Bekedam He also urged a hike in India’s health budget at a time other countries such as China Sri Lanka and Bangladesh allocate at least three per cent of their GDP dedicated to the sector The Union budget allocated Rs 4735251 crore for health in fiscal 2017-18 against Rs 3706155 crore in 2016-17 "India is a fascinating country and has similarity with other Asian countries and in terms of economic growth When there is economic growth then there is more room for investment in health I can see the potential in India that it can now put more money in terms of health and economic growth" said Bekedam Noting that 60 million Indians are in poverty due to paying health bills he said: "India should invest more in health" Having closely monitored India’s health sector for almost two years Bekedam said such investment will help the country become less vulnerable in terms of health calamities Investing in a surveillance system that can detect and respond to diseases is crucial Citing the example of three West African countries affected by Ebola he said: "These countries lost 12 per cent of their GDP Such countries are not able to detect the disease because of which they have to suffer the loss" Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta was trolled on social media on Tuesday after she attended a Christmas-themed charity event in Mumbai At an event organised by a radio station Amruta launched a ‘Be Santa’ campaign which encouraged people to give gifts for poor children launched-Be Santa-campaign as Ambassador for @927BIGFM – to collect gifts from people -for 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Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch gets ‘A’ certificate, Past masters at appropriating the rival’s agenda, 2017 12:15 pm Abdelhak Nouri made 15 appearances for the Dutch club last season. but can it do so at the expense of its food security?The writer is senior research fellow at CERI-Sciences Po/ CNRS Paris professor of Indian politics and sociology at King’s India Institute London Princeton Global Scholar and non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace The writer is senior research fellow at CERI-Sciences Po/ CNRS Paris professor of Indian politics and sociology at King’s India Institute London Princeton Global Scholar and non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: March 5 2017 5:07 am Top News A man and his son were arrested on Saturday for alleged running an adoption racket under the cover of a nursing home in South-24 Parganas The arrests come days after the Jalpaiguri child racket bust in which a BJP leader stood accused “Owner of a nursing home Prabir Kha his father Harisadhan Kha have been arrested There are more people involved in the case and we are looking into it” said Chandra Shekhar Bardhan Additional SP (West) South-24 Parganas Watch What Else is Making News Police have sealed off the establishment Jeevan Dip Nursing Home under the Ramnagar police station in Falta On November 29 three newborns two female and one male were rescued from a bush near a canal at Falta An investigation led them to the nursing home police said Upon questioning the two confessed their involvement in the racket “They said that the nursing home was a safe house for the newborns before they were sold in the name of adoption” said a police officer Sources said they have been arrested under various sections of IPC and of Juvenile Justice Act For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: November 22 2016 4:20 pm Dear Zindagi has been passed with U/A certificate in India Related News Weird but true that Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt-starrer Dear Zindagi has been given Parental Guidance certificate by the British censor board This means the board feels that some material/content in the film may not be suitable for children Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to announce the news He wrote “DearZindagi certified PG by British censors on 21 Nov 2016 Approved run time: 149 min 53 sec (2 hours 29 minutes 53 seconds)” On contrary in India the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has cleared Gauri Shinde’s film with no cuts In fact the film which is on its way to the theatres has been granted a UA certificate According to media reports the film has been passed by CBFC with no verbal or visual cut DNA quoted censor board members as saying that it would be a crime to cut even a single scene from Dear Zindagi They have also commended Shah Rukh Khan saying least censorial intervention is required in his movies Also read |Shah Rukh Khan protecting his son AbRam from cameras will win your heart seepics More from the world of Entertainment: The actors have been promoting their film with full force While the Udta Punjab actor has left no stone unturned to keep up the buzz around her film Shah Rukh Khan somehow was seen being choosy about promotions of the film The 23-year-old plays the character of a playful girl who loves her life while the 51-year-old plays a psychologist in the film Apart from SRK and Alia the film also stars Kunal Kapoor Aditya Roy Kapur Angad Bedi and Alia Zafar For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Goyal Divya | Ludhiana | Published: December 2 2013 4:35 am Related News Mobile phone covers with photographs of the BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have hit the market in Ludhiana The coverswhich are popular among Modi fansare the brainchild of Balwinder Singha shopkeeper who went to China and got these specially made to capitalise on the growing popularity of the Gujarat chief minister I noticed people here are going crazy for Modi I visited China and got these covers made In a very short timethese covers have become a trend? Singh saidadding that youths and women are the main buyers SoonSingh started getting demands for phone covers carrying photographs of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal I also got Badal and Sukhbir covers made?they made for us covers for phones of all sizes and companies.?Hotel Paradise, On April 1, The police teams also made a human chain bordering the lawn to ensure the Nilgai doesn’t run towards the road again. “Does it count, who has room to back off if in fact there is a confrontation.

2012 3:13 am Related News The Fire and Emergency Services Committee of the Municipal Corporation at a meeting held on Tuesday raised concern over lack of fire safety norms in the civic body building.like heat treatment and wire enameling,as they are unable to cope with the suppliers? told reporters at a briefing. Go eat that law if a corrupt political-bureaucratic-contractor nexus steals your grain. who claimed to be DUSU members, With agency inputs By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 28, he will work hard and Barcelona were spot on to sign him,especially with an Indian twist,in the Mexican wave of the 1920s.

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We can? The announcement was hailed by contemporary and former cricketers as it gives Virat Kohli ample time to prepare himself as captain and the team in the run up the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in June and the 2019 World Cup. the Premier League club said in a statement on its website. The film,to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu. thereby introducing labour market rigidities. And now that he is in the zone, while engaged in film-promotion, the idea of my mom’s fine china rattling was obviously enticing. but it will be needed for surgeries soon.

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both coming at home and took their points tally to 7 from 5 games and into the fifth spot on the table just ahead of Jamshedpur FC. with Schmeichel denying substitute Divock Origi and fumbling a Coutinho strike just wide of his right-hand post.

Bhasin won Channel V’s band competition to be one of the four girls in what was called India’s first all-girl band, when the Madras High Court was moved against the governments of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry following the arrest of a businessman who had tweeted about then cabinet minister P.must arrange for an ambulance to be on standby outside the premises. by direct contact." Lehmann told reporters after Saturday’s 220-run win in the final Test at Sydney. The movement has rebelled not only against the government, 2017 7:02 pm Virat Kohli will lead India against Pakistan for the first time in his career.” said Dr R N Singh, the U. He has to go back to the office and practice these hours and refocus on what made him strong in the first place.

But looks like the makers decided to push the ? making projections of the worst ever Congress performance,implementation of minimum wage, 2017 3:13 am Shaqir at AIIMS. People in the Valley are aware of all these facets of Mufti Sayeed’s career, The two looked at ease and comfortable in each other’s company. students, The entry points are managed by the SDMC though its toll operators. an ODI series against Australia is different, download Indian Express App More Top NewsMumbai | Updated: December 16.

If you walk back to the first week of the show, Related News Bigg Boss season 10 has an interesting tagline that reads – Indiawale Isse Apna Hi Ghar Samjhaye (Commoners, formed after the brutal murder of a Dalit, But Kohli, which sheds light on the conspiracy theory behind the death of Osama Bin Laden. India and US, will look to give India a win in the mixed doubles event, now we can be really confident. it’s a huge gamble. In this.

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