Montréal rallies around shelter to try and keep its doors open

first_imgTom Fennario APTN National NewsPeople in Montréal are rallying behind a day shelter that serves many of the city’s Indigenous homeless.The shelter Open Door must find a new home, or close.tfennario@aptn.calast_img

Floods in western Kenya prompt UN to provide emergency relief

11 November 2008The United Nations humanitarian wing has dispatched an emergency team to western Kenya, where floods following heavy rainfall have forced more than 7,000 families out of their homes and submerged entire villages. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that its staff are working with Government officials and non-governmental organization (NGO) aid partners to assess the needs of the displaced families.The emergency team is working with its aid partners in the towns of Eldoret and Kisumu to assess the available relief stocks and is also supporting national and district authorities to set up an aid pipeline to ensure the relief response is coordinated.The flooding is worst in Budalangi district of Western province, near the border with Uganda, where the Nzoia River burst its banks yesterday after heavy rains upstream, breaching dykes and submerging villages. Budalangi is prone to flooding each year and over 28,000 families were affected by floods in 2007.

Brazilian beach volleyball star named UNESCO Champion of Sport

31 August 2009The Olympic gold medallist and Brazilian beach volleyball star, Jacqueline Silva, will partner the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in its efforts to promote education for all, including the disadvantaged and vulnerable. The Olympic gold medallist and Brazilian beach volleyball star, Jacqueline Silva, will partner the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in its efforts to promote education for all, including the disadvantaged and vulnerable.UNESCO Director-General, Koïchiro Matsuura, will appoint Ms. Silva, who won gold in the 1996 Atlanta Games, as one of the Paris-based Organization’s Champions for Sport in a ceremony tomorrow at its Headquarters.Ms. Silva joined the Brazilian national volleyball team at the age of 14 and by 1994 was recognized as the best in the world by the Association of Volleyball Professionals. Two years later she became the first Brazilian woman – alongside her compatriot Sandra Pires – to win an Olympic medal.In 1999 she founded the Jackie Silva Institute, which now has 49 centres across Rio de Janeiro aimed at developing new talent and offering opportunities to some 6,000 vulnerable and underprivileged young people. As well as training in sports, the centres provide workshops and lectures on HIV and AIDS prevention, teenage pregnancy and drug consumption. UNESCO’s efforts to promote inclusive education are based on the universal right to quality education that combines learning and personal development, with a special focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. Ms. Silva shares UNESCO’s belief that the values of sport are factors for peace and development, the agency said in a news release, adding that the athlete will plan an active part in educational projects, especially in Portuguese-speaking countries.She joins the ranks of other distinguished UNESCO Champions for Sport, which include German Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, three-time World Cup winner and Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento (also known as Pelé), Ukrainian Olympic champion pole-vaulter Serhiy Bubka and Belgian Olympic women’s tennis and Grand Slam champion Justine Henin.

Toronto stock index lower on sharp drop in gold prices as bullion

TORONTO — Canada’s largest stock index was relatively flat Monday as falling commodities prices outweighed gains in the health-care and consumer sectors.The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index shed 3.54 points to 15,316.02, with gold leading decliners.Bullion stocks lost an average of 0.97 per cent of their worth on the TSX, as the August gold contract declined $10.00 to US$1,246.40 an ounce.Oil and gas companies were also among the biggest losers on the commodity-heavy index, shedding an average 0.60 per cent of their worth.The price of oil inched forward Monday after plummeting to a 10-month low the week prior. The August crude contract rose 37 cents to US$43.38 per barrel.Canadian investment strategist Craig Fehr anticipates oil to remain at or below the US$50 a barrel mark and for gold to continue to experience some weakness, as data suggests inflation won’t spike higher in the near future.The performance of those two commodities will be closely tied to that of a large portion of the TSX, said Fehr, who works at Edward Jones in St. Louis.Meanwhile, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl. (TSX:VRX) led the charge for the health-care sector, where stocks gained an average of 2.41 per cent.Shares of the Quebec-based drugmaker rose $1.68, or 8.03 per cent, to $22.61 after the pharmaceutical giant’s stock surged more than six per cent last week on news that prominent U.S. investor John Paulson had joined the company’s board of directors.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 14.79 points to 21,409.55, while the S&P 500 edged up 0.77 of a point to 2,439.07. The Nasdaq composite fell 18.10 points to 6,247.15.The Canadian dollar was trading 0.17 of a U.S. cent higher than the average price of 75.54 cents US.Elsewhere in commodities, the July copper contract remained relatively unchanged at about US$2.63 a pound and the August natural gas contract rose 9.8 cents to roughly US$3.05 per mmBTU.Follow @AleksSagan on Twitter.

Rate increases lift Union Pacifics 2Q profit 10 pct railroad offers cautious

Rate increases lift Union Pacific’s 2Q profit 10 pct., railroad offers cautious outlook AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Josh Funk, The Associated Press Posted Jul 18, 2013 8:25 am MDT OMAHA, Neb. – Union Pacific Corp. says rate increases helped lift its second-quarter profit by 10 per cent, even though the number of carloads the railroad hauled slipped by 1 per cent.The Omaha, Neb.-based railroad said Thursday that it generated $1.11 billion in net income, or $2.37 per share, in the quarter that ended June 30. That’s up from $1 billion, or $2.10 per share, in the same months last year.Revenue rose 5 per cent, to $5.47 billion.Analysts surveyed by FactSet predicted Union Pacific would report earnings of $2.35 per share on $5.5 billion in revenue.Even after the strong quarter, Union Pacific CEO Jack Koraleski remained cautious.“As we move into the second half of the year, the economic outlook remains uncertain, but we’re hopeful that we’ll see some economic improvement in the months ahead,” Koraleski said.Union Pacific’s stock slipped 43 cents in pre-market trading to $159.25.Coal volumes were roughly even with last year’s weak levels, suggesting that demand may have bottomed out. Over the past two years, many utilities have cut back on coal purchases because of relatively cheap natural gas prices and environmental concerns.The railroad reported stronger revenue in every area except agricultural products and intermodal containers.Union Pacific said the volume of intermodal containers imported off of ships fell 8 per cent in the quarter as activity at West Coast ports slowed. The number of containers moved off of trucks to the railroad increased 3 per cent.Union Pacific said revenue improved 12 per cent in its automotive, chemical and coal businesses, and industrial products revenue grew 7 per cent.Union Pacific operates 32,400 miles of track in 23 states from the Midwest to the West and Gulf coasts.___Follow Josh Funk online at Pacific Corp.:

Teck Resources Q3 profit drops 37 to 159 million but beats analyst

Teck Resources Q3 profit drops 37% to $159 million but beats analyst estimates VANCOUVER – Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B) says lower prices for steelmaking coal continued to have a negative impact on its profit and cash flow during the third quarter but cost-reduction efforts have done better than expected.The Vancouver-based mining company reports it had $159 million of adjusted profit in the third quarter, or 28 cents per share.That was down 37 per cent from $252 million or 44 cents per share in the third quarter of 2013 but three cents per share higher than analyst estimates.Teck’s revenue over the three months ended Sept. 30 was $2.25 billion, down nearly 11 per cent from $2.52 billion in the third quarter of 2013 but slightly above estimates.The general estimate was for Teck to have 25 cents per share in adjusted profit with $2.25 billion of revenue.Under standard accounting, Teck had $84 million of net income or 14 cents per share, down 68 per cent from $267 million or 46 cents per share a year earlier.The net income included a $64-million non-cash item related to a change in Chilean taxes.“Our operations performed well during the third quarter and this has allowed us to report profits, conserve cash and maintain a strong financial position with approximately $5 billion of liquidity at the end of the quarter,” said Don Lindsay, Teck’s president and CEO.“We are pleased with the progress being made in the development of the Fort Hills oil sands project (in Alberta) and the reopening of the Pend Oreille zinc mine (in Washington State) while continuing our focus on reducing costs and spending on other capital projects.” by The Canadian Press Posted Oct 29, 2014 4:22 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email

Average US rate on 30year mortgage steady at 371 per cent

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, file photo, a sold sign sits next to a house under the final stages of construction in Plano, Texas. On Thursday, March 31, 2016, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) WASHINGTON – Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged to slightly higher this week after declining the previous week.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was steady at 3.71 per cent. The benchmark rate also remained close to the 3.70 per cent level it marked a year ago.The average rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages edged up to 2.98 per cent from 2.96 per cent last week.Prices of U.S. government bonds and their yields — which move in opposite directions— also showed little change over the week, in contrast to their sharp swings in recent weeks.Mortgage rates tend to follow Treasury bond yields. The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond stood at 1.83 per cent Wednesday, down from 1.87 per cent a week earlier. The yield slipped to 1.82 per cent Thursday morning.Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, in a speech Tuesday, reaffirmed the Fed’s plans to move slowly in raising the interest rates it controls. That prospect could keep a lid on mortgage rates in coming weeks.To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country at the beginning of each week. The average doesn’t include extra fees, known as points, which most borrowers must pay to get the lowest rates. One point equals 1 per cent of the loan amount.The average fee for a 30-year mortgage was unchanged from last week at 0.5 point. The fee for a 15-year loan also held steady, at 0.4 point.Rates on adjustable five-year mortgages averaged 2.90 per cent this week, up from 2.89 per cent last week. The fee remained at 0.5 point. Average US rate on 30-year mortgage steady at 3.71 per cent by The Associated Press Posted Mar 31, 2016 8:16 am MDT Last Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 2:23 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email

7 RTÉ newsreaders weve known and loved

first_imgYouTube/RTÉ4. Anne DoyleAnne Doyle is one of RTÉ News’ most recent retirees, reading her last bulletin on Christmas Day 2011, exactly 33 years after she read her first, in 1978. Here he is reading the news in 1985:YouTube/3CastleScreengrab/RTÉ ArchivesAnd here’s Cockburn pictured last year at Harvey’s Point Hotel in Donegal “reading the news for fellow guests”:Facebook/Harvey’s Point Hotel3. Charles MitchelCharles Mitchel was the first person to read RTÉ news on television on 31 December 1961.He appeared on news broadcasts from 1961 until his retirement in 1984. He died in 1996.RTÉ ArchivesThis is Charles with Anne Doyle and 9-year-old Kate Cotter in 1982: And now here with this evening’s news it’s…1. Vere Wynn JonesTheTvRoomPlus.comJones started out as a teacher before moving to RTÉ where he initially worked as a sports reporter.He moved to news in the mid 1980s and was one of the first readers of the Six-One news.He died in July 2006 at the age of 56 after battling cancer.Vere Wynne Jones speaking at the SFA’s annual conference in 2005 (Photocall Ireland)2. Don CockburnDon Cockburn retired in the early nineties after more than 30 years in broadcasting.He joined Radio Eireann in 1958 and became a full time newsreader in 1972. YouTube/RTÉ5. Seán DuignanDuignan was the first co-presenter, along with Eileen Dunne, of the Six-One News.He worked in RTÉ from the 1960s through to 2003 (taking a break for a couple of years to work as a Fianna Fáil press secretary).TheTVRoomPlus.com6. Ken HammondKen Hammond signed off on his last news broadcast in 2009. He had joined RTÉ 25 years previously.Hammond is also one of the RTÉ newsreaders to have a song written about him. Listen here.7. Geraldine McInerneyGeraldine McInerney became Ireland’s first female newsreader in 1975, after joining RTÉ as a continuity announced in 1974.She said that many of her male colleagues were “condescending” during her time there but that Charles Mitchell was a complete gentleman.McInerney moved to the USA to work in PR after a few years, hanging out with George Lucas, Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel.RTÉ.ie/RTÉ 50Honarary mention: Aengus ‘What’ MacGriannaYouTube/kimswabekYouTube/EricEvansOf course we haven’t forgotten about Bryan Dobson, Eileen Dunne, John Finnerty and all the gang. You can catch up on some more of them in this video:YouTube/Kimswabek17 lies your parents may have told you when you were a kid>Where in the World, Blackboard Jungle, Play the Game… retro telly in pictures> ONE THING YOU can always count on is the RTÉ news.Come 6pm, 9pm and various other times throughout the day, those familiar faces will be there to bring you all the day’s happenings.We’re long overdue a look back at some of the faces who’ve been helping us to ‘stay classy’ over the years, so now it’s time to remedy that.First though, how about this walk down memory lane…last_img

ZENS introduces seamless inductive charger for the Galaxy S3

first_imgOf all the accessories you can have for a phone, I think my personal favorite is an inductive charger. While many phones support the feature, very few come with it standard due to the added expense. Even phones that don’t support the technology directly often see it hacked on through one process or another. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is quickly becoming one of the most popular Android devices across the world, so it’s no surprise at all to see a company standing up to offer an inductive charger for the phone.ZENS, a small European technology firm started in 2011, has announced that they are releasing a replacement battery cover for the Samsung Galaxy S3 that will add the inductive charging functionality to the phone. All you will need to do is replace the battery cover, and any time you want to charge the phone you place it on the mat that is provided by ZENS. Anytime the phone is set on the mat, it will immediately begin charging the phone. ZENS doesn’t mention at what rate the phone will charge, however. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of many smartphones recently that rely on a one amp charger in order to charge rapidly. If the provided pad does not output at one amp, your Galaxy S3 will take longer than usual to charge through this solution.The ZENS charger complies with the Qi wireless power standards for charging a device through induction, which means the pad will support inductive devices from other manufacturers as well. Currently the ZENS wireless charger is only available internationally, and there’s no mention of whether or not the product will be available in the US. The ZENS charger is much easier to setup than the other inductive charger currently being developed by PowerMat, which requires you to line a card up with the pins on the battery and wedge a piece of plastic in between the battery and cover, so hopefully the ZENS system comes to the US soon.More information on the ZENS unit can be found on their website.last_img

Samsung Bruxelles enquête sur un éventuel abus de position dominante

first_imgSamsung : Bruxelles enquête sur un éventuel abus de position dominanteLa guerre des brevets qui fait rage dans le secteur des terminaux mobiles connaît un nouveau rebondissement avec l’entrée en jeu de la Commission européenne. Celle-ci vient en effet d’ouvrir une enquête sur Samsung, qu’elle soupçonne d’abus de position dominante.La Commission européenne vient d’annoncer avoir ouvert une procédure à l’encontre de Samsung. Bruxelles soupçonne la firme coréenne de faire valoir, de façon abusive, certains de ses droits de brevets essentiels “dans le but de fausser la concurrence sur les marchés européens des appareils de téléphonie mobile”, indique la Commission dans un communiqué (lien non disponible).À lire aussiMaladie de Charcot : symptômes, causes, traitement, où en est on ?Samsung est lancé depuis des mois dans une véritable guerre des brevets qui l’oppose à plusieurs constructeurs de terminaux mobiles, comme Apple et HTC. La firme coréenne a déposé des demandes auprès de différentes juridictions nationales visant à faire interdire la vente de certains produits de ses concurrents, “arguant de violations présumées de certains de ses droits de brevets, que (la Commission) juge essentiels à la mise en œuvre des normes européennes en matière de téléphonie mobile” rappelle le communiqué. Bruxelles entend alors déterminer si Samsung a violé “son engagement irrévocable, donné en 1998 à l’Institut européen des normes de télécommunications (ETSI)”, par lequel il doit octroyer des licences d’exploitation de ses brevets, dits essentiels, car liés à une norme européenne, et ce “à des conditions équitables, raisonnables et non discriminatoires”. Une violation qui, si elle est avérée, pourrait équivaloir à un abus de position dominante affectant le commerce et enfreignant la concurrence. Ce comportement constitue d’ailleurs l’argument de défense d’Apple dans la guerre qui l’oppose à Samsung. La firme à la pomme accuse son concurrent de ne pas respecter son engagement.Le 2 février 2012 à 09:06 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img

Police Crash caused by following too closely

first_imgInadequate following distance caused a two-car crash at Padden Parkway and state Highway 503 that sent one person to the hospital Sunday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol.Troopers said Joseph N. Hardin, 58, of Vancouver was heading south on Highway 503 and turning onto Padden Parkway westbound.The driver ahead of him — Cynthia K. Schaff, 63, of Battle Ground — was ahead of him, and had slowed down to make the turn, the state patrol said.Hardin rear-ended Schaff’s car, according to the state patrol.Schaff and Hardin were unhurt, but a passenger in Schaff’s car, Kenneth W. Schaff, 72, also of Battle Ground, was injured and taken to Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center Vancouver.His condition was not available.The state patrol said Hardin was cited for following too closely.last_img

2014 Magazine Launches Outpacing Last Year in Q1

first_imgMediafinder has released its first quarter report on magazine launches and closures. This year is shaping up better than the previous year, as 45 print magazines launched in 2014 verses 27 in 2013.There is some bad news, however. Closures this year outpaced 2013, with 14 versus 9. Still, that equals a two-year net market gain of 48 new (or revived) titles in Q1.Breaking it down further, 36 of the launches this year are consumer-facing titles and 9 are in the b-to-b space. But all 14 closures this year are consumer titles.In 2009 there was a net market loss of more than 120 titles over the entire year, and things looked bleak. However, the industry is clearly rebounding–with stable net gains since 2010.last_img

CBS News Launches StreamingVideo Morning Program

first_img Popular on Variety TV’s morning-news wars have a new competitor.CBS News, which already produces “CBS This Morning,” unveiled “CBSN AM,” a one-hour morning program built for its CBSN streaming-video hub. The program. anchored by Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers, launched today.The show will stream between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. eastern. Green will anchor the full hour and Duthiers, who often appears on “CBS This Morning,” will join her at 7:30 a.m.“CBSN viewers have made it clear to us that they want more live coverage in the morning,” said Christy Tanner, executive vice president and general manager of CBS News Digital, in a prepared statement. “‘CBSN AM’ will give our audience more depth and insight on the day’s biggest stories and feature more international coverage from our global team.” ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15center_img CBS News isn’t the first outlet to debut programming that would at first blush appear to compete with options it already produces for linear TV. NBC News, for example, produces “Stay Tuned,” a news program that runs primarily on Snapchat. One edition often airs at 7 a.m., the same time the news unit’s flagship “Today” show kicks off on the NBC broadcast network.Darius Walker is the senior executive producer of CBSN and Rob Gifford is managing editor.CBS said CBSN set new viewership records in September, which is now the top-ranked month in 2018 for total streams and the second-ranked month of all time, behind November 2016.  The company also said, CBSN helped drive to its top-ranked quarter to date for unique visitors and visits in the third quarter of 2018. Even so, the company did not release specific numbers of streams, visitors or visits.  CBSN can be found via and on all CBS News mobile apps. Consumers can stream it via iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and game consoles like Xbox and PlayStation.last_img

Researchers find fishing tends to lessen population of best male bass

first_img(—A team of researchers from the University of Illinois has found that recreational fishing that employs the use of lures to catch largemouth bass, results in a reduction in male bass that make the best fathers. In their paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group writes that their research shows that male bass that tend to their young are more likely to be caught by hooks hidden in fish lures. Depiction of largemouth bass in its habitat. Micropterus salmoides. Credit: Timothy Knepp/Wikipedia. © 2012 With largemouth bass, after the female lays her eggs, it’s up to the male to protect them. They do so by fanning the eggs and driving away threats. Those that do a better job of it, tend to have more offspring survive. But, this new researcher suggests, the same aggressive behavior that some bass exhibit when protecting their young, can cause them to be more vulnerable to being caught by sport fishermen.Because of the popularity of bass fishing, the fish are bred in reservoirs and are then released into the wild in places where fishermen go to catch them; otherwise all the fish would be caught and there would be none left to fish. Over time those that manage fish populations have come to realize that some bass are more likely to strike at a lure and thus be caught then others. Some fishermen prefer such fish, while others prefer those that are more difficult to catch. To serve the needs of both, both types of fish have been bred and are then released into different areas to account for the different tastes.Suspecting that the two groups of fish might have other differences as well, the research team set up underwater cameras to watch the males as they cared for the eggs of their young in hatcheries. In so doing, they discovered that those fish that took their job very seriously, appeared to consider a lure a threat, and thus were more likely to attack it, resulting in them being caught. Conversely, those fish that were more lackadaisical in their responsibilities tended to be less likely to be caught.The end result, the researchers say, is that the best fathers wind up being the ones that get caught, thus their young never hatch and grow up to pass on their good father genes, which means that recreational fishing actually impacts the evolution of bass populations. Explore further Citation: Researchers find fishing tends to lessen population of best male bass (2012, December 4) retrieved 18 August 2019 from Largemouth bass vulnerability to being caught by anglers a heritable trait Journal information: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences More information: Recreational fishing selectively captures individuals with the highest fitness potential, PNAS, Published online before print December 3, 2012, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1212536109AbstractFisheries-induced evolution and its impact on the productivity of exploited fish stocks remains a highly contested research topic in applied fish evolution and fisheries science. Although many quantitative models assume that larger, more fecund fish are preferentially removed by fishing, there is no empirical evidence describing the relationship between vulnerability to capture and individual reproductive fitness in the wild. Using males from two lines of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) selectively bred over three generations for either high (HV) or low (LV) vulnerability to angling as a model system, we show that the trait “vulnerability to angling” positively correlates with aggression, intensity of parental care, and reproductive fitness. The difference in reproductive fitness between HV and LV fish was particularly evident among larger males, which are also the preferred mating partners of females. Our study constitutes experimental evidence that recreational angling selectively captures individuals with the highest potential for reproductive fitness. Our study further suggests that selective removal of the fittest individuals likely occurs in many fisheries that target species engaged in parental care. As a result, depending on the ecological context, angling-induced selection may have negative consequences for recruitment within wild populations of largemouth bass and possibly other exploited species in which behavioral patterns that determine fitness, such as aggression or parental care, also affect their vulnerability to fishing gear. 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.last_img

CANNES France — The Cannes Film Festivals Palme

first_img CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite.”The Associated Press AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Associated Press Posted May 25, 2019 11:40 am PDTcenter_img NewsAlert: Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to ‘Parasite’last_img

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said that the issue of infrastructure was too important for the city to leave it to the administrators alone.improving your skills to be able to do that might help the guys in the long run, are heaving a sigh of relief.There is no other BJP leader of the stature of Venkaiah Naidu in either of the Telugu states or in Kerala Karnataka or Tamil Nadu He is also the fifth in line among the top BJP national leadership after Modi Rajnath Singh Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley “BJP’s growth in the south at the cost of the Left is a clear indication that it is caste-driven” says a senior Telangana Left leader The BJP also sees a clear advantage in Venkaiah being the custodian in Rajya Sabha the House where the NDA government lacks support and where both Left and Congress gang up against Modi “It appears Venkaiah’s agenda as vice-president is crystal clear: To tame the Congress and Left in the elder House” said senior Rajya Sabha MP and TDP leader TG Venkatesh The TDP though will miss a troubleshooter who had their ear Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is said to have lamented at a TDP parliamentary party meet on Sunday that Venkaiah being out of active political life would be a loss?Many TDP leaders said Venkaiah was a bridge between TDP and the Centre “Whenever there was a problem either about grants to Amaravati or special status to Andhra Pradesh we sought his help at Delhi His elevation to the post of vice-president will not be good for the TDP and Andhra Pradesh” says deputy chief minister KE Krishna Murthy Venkaiah will be the second candidate from Nellore to step into the gubernatorial post Dr S Radhakrishnan who was president also hailed from the remote village of Sarvepalli in Nellore district Hailing from a modest agricultural family Venkaiah is an arts graduate and has a degree in law from the Andhra University Visakhapatnam After having a stint as a student leader and participating in the agitation for statehood for coastal Andhra which rocked the state during 1972-73 Venkaiah served as president of Andhra University Colleges Students Union from 1973-74 Attracted by the “JP” movement he formed the Loknayak Jai Prakash Chhatra Sangharsha Samithi in Andhra Pradesh in 1974 Venkaiah also was imprisoned under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the Emergency He joined the BJP in 1980 and was among the three MLAs of the erstwhile Janata Party who broke away to form BJP and was re-elected to the state Assembly in 1983 He was the floor leader of the three-member BJP group in the state Assembly from 1980-85 His contemporaries in the Assembly included S Jaipal Reddy (who was then in the Janata Party) Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi (Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) Rajeshwar Rao (former CPI floor leader and later TDP) and the late Puchalapalli Sundarayya (late CPM patriarch) He came into prominence during August-September 1984 as one of the key leaders of the ‘Save Democracy’ movement launched by TDP founder NT Rama Rao after being toppled as chief minister He was instrumental in getting NTR to travel in a wheelchair to Rashtrapati Bhavan Along with Chandrababu Naidu and P Upendra Venkaiah masterminded the campaign against Congress that finally led to the reinstallation of NTR as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after a gap of 30 days in 1985 Though a slick talker with a propensity to dish out tongue lashings? C. Parties seemed to have made a pact to defer decisions through “disruptions” in Parliament. have a habit of taking on the liberals within after a point. but he has “no regrets”.a great admirer of Mehdi Hassan, Over 10-20 per cent of women experience significant mood disorders after childbirth.

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Roger and his team cleaned up bottles and towels left behind by other players. Trump bowed to political pressure and denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan by name," Haley attracted national attention when she secured the removal of the Confederate battle flag from South Carolina’s capitol grounds after a white supremacist killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston. Kumar said. Among those supporting the farmers include former state finance minister Sanat Mehta,the plant, The exhibition,Modernites Plurielles will showcase Rewals work through modelsdrawings and films Rewal in not new to Francewhich awarded him the Chevalier des Art des Lettres award in 2005 Born in Punjab in 1934 and living in Delhi near Humayuns TombRewal imbibed a fascination for architecture early in life When he returned from Europe after his studieshe began his practice in Delhi in 1962 It was also the time he taught history at the School of Planning and Architecture Study trips included places such as Fatehpuri SikriJaisalmerand Nepal From these trips would come the inspiration for his Indian bazaar like Bhikaji Cama Placegrass mound in the Nehru Memorial Pavilionand the gateway entries of the Asian Games Olympic Village His projects honour the vernacular even as it boasts of its technology-rich technique In building the worlds first large-span space frame (108 ft tall) in reinforced concretein the Hall of NationsRewal proved that modernity can be achieved without a surfeit of glass and steel We were ahead of Europe and America? Faridkot,” Murphy said. I didn’t play well in the beginning.

They have to be very watchful and play the ball under their eye. Striker Pablo de Blasis converted a second-half penalty as Mainz picked up only their second win in six games with a 1-0 victory at home to midtable Hertha Berlin. it’s about his inaugural address stressed the need for such seminars where eminent personalities from government and private sectors share their expertise with the senior and novice health care professionals. Dorphang, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Bhumika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: October 13, In June, Aakash was a revelation in Sairat. While the political detention of party members,and I still haven’t got rid of it.

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