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first_imgThe Northern Territory State Titles will commence Friday, 1 May 2009.Men’s Open, Women’s Open, 18’s Mixed and Senior Mixed divisions will be contested  at Touch Headquarters, Inner Race Track, Darwin Turf Club.To keep an eye on results, visit the NT State Titles website – http://www.sportingpulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?assoc=920&pID=14last_img


first_imgtrevor lawrence celebrates during the national title gameSANTA CLARA, CA – JANUARY 07: Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates his seventy-four yard touchdown throw during the third quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Levi’s Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)The defending champions are back in action as Clemson hosts Georgia Tech tonight. As most fans would expect, almost all predictions involving this game lean toward the home team.Clemson lost several playmakers to the NFL Draft, such as Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins and Hunter Renfrow. Yet, Dabo Swinney still has more than enough firepower to make a run toward another national championship.Sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to shine this season. He’ll get an early crack at making his case for the Heisman Trophy tonight when he faces Georgia Tech.ESPN released its prediction for the Clemson-Georgia Tech game, and it’s about as lopsided as it can be for a conference showdown. According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, Clemson has a 98.8 percent chance of defeating Georgia Tech.It’s not too surprising when you consider that ESPN’s FPI has the Tigers favored in every game on their schedule.ESPN's Football Power Index predicts the winner of the Clemson-Georgia Tech game.Amari Rodgers and Bryton Constantin are the only players on the roster who will miss the season opener. The rest of the team should be locked and loaded for this game.If the Tigers are going to get back to the College Football Playoff, they’ll most likely need another undefeated regular season. An early victory against the Yellow Jackets would be a good start.Kickoff for this game is at 8 p.m. ET from Memorial Stadium.Clemson fans – what is your prediction for this game?last_img read more


first_img My location 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 ADPC, December 16, 2013 zoom Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) have recently celebrated a record number of containers handled through Khalifa Port in its first year of operation.A million TEUs or containers have now been handled by container terminal operator ADT at Khalifa Port, since its commercial opening at the end of 2012.In October of this year, more than 100,000 TEUs passed through the port in just one month. These are very significant figures for Khalifa Port and the highest number of containers ever handled in a single month in the Emirate.Mohamed Al Shamisi, Acting CEO ADPC said: “One million containers is an important record for Abu Dhabi, not just Khalifa Port. It’s a great achievement for everyone working at the port, demonstrating that the container terminal operations are efficiently and effectively handling the growing import and export volumes that the port was designed for.”Martijn Van de Linde, CEO, ADT, commented: “We are very proud of what we have accomplished over the past year. Surpassing the one million TEU mark is very a significant milestone in the development of Khalifa Port and a clear testament to the efforts and hard work of our teams but even more so, the strong and loyal support we have witnessed from our ever growing customer base.”Khalifa Port began commercial operations at the end of last year when all container traffic was transferred from the city centre port Zayed Port, to the new state of the art flagship Khalifa Port.Zayed Port had been serving the emirate for more than 40 years, but had reached full capacity with no space to expand. When Zayed Port opened the shipping container- which has revolutionized global trade – was a very recent invention.Introduced in the 1960s, the container is a brilliantly simple idea. Loaded in a factory, the steel box can be put on a lorry to travel by road, loaded onto a railway train, or onto ship to travel by sea.The term TEU stands for Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit and refers to the length (20 feet = 6.1 meters) of one standard intermodal steel container.In recent years, the ships carrying containers have got bigger and bigger, the largest ships sailing today can carry 18,000 TEU in total, these containers are stacked 23 across and the ships need much deeper water because of their size.Zayed Port cranes are not wide enough and the water is not deep enough, but Khalifa Port is the emirate’s purpose built port of the future and can meet all of these requirements with ease.Khalifa Port also has excellent hinterland connectivity with direct access to one of the world’s most modern road networks, good connections to multiple international airports and in the near future, as the very first port in the region, direct rail connection to the GCC rail network.A million TEUs is the equivalent of more than six million camels or 18,500 medium-sized dhows. That is a lot of goods being exported and imported into the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and as the population continues to grow and the Emirate diversifies its economy, those volumes are predicted to increase.Currently, Khalifa Port has the capacity to handle 2.5 million TEU with its six super panamax ship to shore cranes, its 30 automated stacking cranes and 20 straddle carriers. This capacity will be developed as the trade increases and the market demands.By 2030, as part of the drive to diversify the Emirate’s economy away from hydro carbon revenue, Khalifa Port will be able to handle 15 million TEUs a year and together with the adjacent Kizad industrial zone, is expected to contribute 15% of non-oil GDP. Print  Closelast_img read more


first_imgAhead of The Year of the Dog on Friday, Calgarians joined the festivities leading up to Chinese New Year.For the 26th year, Calgary’s Chinese Cultural Centre is hosted the Chinese New Year Festival on Sunday, which included performances, food and more.Tony Wong, vice-president of the centre, said events like these are not only a large part of the Chinese culture, but they also help to reduce stereotyping against Chinese people.“Slowly the attitude of the society changes and discrimination [fades] into the background,” he said.Shuyan Yu performs magic for a small crowd. pic.twitter.com/WsfxtfGm81— 660 NEWS Calgary (@660NEWS) February 11, 2018More than 20 years ago, Iris Cheung immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong. She said she brought her Canadian-born children to the event because it’s good for them to celebrate traditions.“At least they know their roots, yet they still get used to the western culture, but they’re still part of their heritage,” she said.When he was a teenager, Austin Liew immigrated to Canada from Malaysia. He said even though the celebration of Chinese New Year isn’t nearly as big in Canada as it is in Malaysia, he and his wife bring their children to the festival every year.Liew family enjoys the Chinese New Year Festival. pic.twitter.com/GdSYnKLt5n— 660 NEWS Calgary (@660NEWS) February 11, 2018Ophelia Liew said she wants her children to experience their cultural roots.“Growing up in Canada with a different kind of ethnicity, it’s really important to just, kind of, like share Canadian identity, but also your own ethnic identity,” she said.Liew said growing up as a first-generation Canadian she was pushed to be a good citizen, meaning her own culture took a back-seat, but she plans to pass along a different message to her children.“I think there’s room for both your own identity and a Canadian identity and you don’t have to choose between one, or the other,” she said.last_img read more


first_imgCANADA (660 NEWS) — As the percentage of people paying for food with cash declines, businesses like Walmart are considering going cash-free. There are many benefits for grocery stores to go cashless including shorter checkout times, heightened convenience and a reduction in theft and human error.“No one wants to really wait to pay for their food items and that’s why the cashless food economy is becoming an attractive proposition for both the consumer and the industry as well,” explained Sylvain Charlebois, professor of food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University. He says cashless stores have prompted some backlash with San Francisco lawmakers even considering a ban.A recent survey by Payments Canada, 42 per cent of consumers use cash fewer than four times a month when purchasing food. A year ago, it was only 20 per cent.“Almost a million Canadians don’t have a bank account, or a credit card, or a debit card, and so that’s problematic,” he pointed out. “So, if you are to go cashless, 100 per cent you are excluding a segment of the population that has less means.”While it definitely offers benefits for consumers and businesses alike, opponents argue it discriminates against low-income shoppers who may not have a bank account.“You can basically go in and out of a grocery store without seeing anyone, without talking to anyone, and the money will be withdrawn from your bank account or will be applied to your credit card in an instant,” he said.He also pointed out that digitizing food transactions allows food service companies to increase food prices, partly because it will go unnoticed by consumers who don’t visualize money physically leaving their wallets.Amazon has said its go stores will accept cash eventually, and it also intends to launch a program that will allow anyone to go cashless regardless of their socio-economic status.last_img read more


Then-junior quarterback Braxton Miller (5) looks for an open receiver during the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl against Clemson Jan. 3 at Sun Life Stadium. OSU lost, 40-35. Lantern file photoOhio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the entire 2014 football season, an OSU spokesman confirmed Tuesday evening.Miller re-injured his throwing shoulder attempting to complete a short pass in practice Monday afternoon, according to the release.The OSU star was in the process of returning from off-season shoulder surgery in February.The two-time Silver Football award winner said in a press release that he would like to return to the Buckeyes in 2015.“I love Ohio State and Buckeye nation, and my goal is to come back from this injury stronger and better than ever,” Miller said in the release. “I am on course to graduate in December, and I want to attend graduate school and then return to lead the Buckeyes next season. In the meantime, I want to give all the support I can to my coaches and teammates as they chase a championship this season.”Miller’s 8,346 total yards and 84 total touchdowns are each good for second in school history.Coach Urban Meyer offered his sympathies to his senior leader in the release.“My thoughts and prayers are with Braxton and his family,” Meyer said. “This is an unfortunate injury to a young man who means so much to this program and to Buckeye nation.”On Saturday, Meyer said redshirt-freshman J.T. Barrett had moved ahead of redshirt-sophomore Cardale Jones in the team’s backup quarterback battle.Barrett’s only experience for the Buckeyes outside of practice came in OSU’s 2014 Spring Game, when he finished 17 of 33 on pass attempts and totaled 151 yards through the air.Jones has the only game experience of any other quarterback on the roster as he took 39 snaps in games against Florida A&M, Penn State and Purdue last season.OSU is scheduled to take on Navy on Aug. 30 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Kickoff is set for noon. read more


first_imgFugro has been awarded two contracts for high accuracy elevation mapping over parts of South America. With a combined value of $13 million, the contracts will be completed using Fugro EarthData’s exclusive GeoSAR airborne radar mapping system and are funded by the US government. The new awards continue Fugro’s prior work in the region. Since 2002, the company has mapped over 700,000 km2 worldwide using GeoSAR. Final deliverables are scheduled for July and October and will be used to update existing topographic maps in support of regional land management activities. As with previous contracts, Fugro is coordinating with South American government agencies to complete the mapping projects.last_img


first_imgDoosan Infracore Construction Equipment has launched the new DA40 articulated dump truck (ADT), the first in a new family of Doosan ADTs offering increased engine power and torque, higher payloads, lower fuel consumption, enhanced operator comfort and faster travel speeds. Incorporating over 40 years of expertise in the ADT market and using quality components from world-class suppliers such as Scania, ZF, NAF, Parker and Rexroth, the new Doosan ADTs are optimised for extreme off-road performance, the company says.The exceptionally flexible and agile undercarriage, which is designed to ensure that all six wheels are in permanent contact with the ground, means that Doosan trucks can operate on very rough and soft terrain on construction sites such as road projects and mass excavation hauling as well as in mining and quarrying applications.The new ADTs complement Doosan’s range of excavators and wheel loaders, allowing Doosan to offer a one-stop solution for equipment to excavate, load and transport all types of materials. All Doosan ADT and heavy equipment products are supported by flexible financing packages from Doosan Financial solutions, offering ‘tailor-made’ solutions for purchasing Doosan products.    Like all Doosan heavy equipment, the new range of ADTs is supported by a regional sales and service operation with strategically located parts depots to service a worldwide network of Doosan dealers.  All the depots have fully trained Doosan service and parts specialists to support our dealers and to ensure the customer experiences maximum uptime from their machine.Powered by the six-cylinder Scania DC13 Stage IIIB compliant diesel engine with a gross power output of 368 kW  at 2100 rpm, the new DA40 offers a 10% increase in engine power compared to the previous MT41 model.  With a 22% increase in gross torque to 2,373 Nm at 1300 rpm, the torque available in the DA40 is ‘best in class’ in the ADT market, Doosan says. The increased engine power is combined with SCR technology to lower fuel consumption. Also contributing to the overall 8% reduction in fuel consumption* is the new ZF transmission offering eight forward and four reverse speeds. The new transmission improves the transfer of power from the engine to the wheels for outstanding traction. To withstand the increased power, the driveline dimensions and cooling capacity of the truck have been increased.Doosan also claims the DA40 “combines ‘best-in-class’ fuel consumption with a higher top speed of 58 km/h.” It also has an increased body capacity of 24.4 m³, and the payload has been boosted to 40 t without tailgate, an increase of more than 15% over the payload of the MT41.The DA40 has permanent six-wheel drive for equal power distribution while the free-swinging rear tandem bogie and the special articulation system offer excellent driving performance in difficult terrain. The sloping body design enhances the stability of the truck thanks to its low centre of gravity and allows fast and easy tipping, even in the most demanding conditions. The combination of the unique tandem bogie and the sloping rear frame results in ‘best in class’ rough and soft terrain capabilities and avoids the need for electronic aids such as traction control.To handle the increased payload as well as provide a smoother ride for the operator, the DA40 has a completely new hydro-gas front suspension. This independent front suspension (there is no rigid axle) is a unique feature of the Doosan ADT which allows for free movement on one side, without movement on the opposite side, providing maximum ground contact and shock absorption.The articulation hinge is positioned behind the turning ring to provide equal weight distribution even during maximum turning and ensure maximum contact between the front wheels and the ground for optimum traction.“Thanks to the high engine power and torque,” Doosan says, “the improved ground clearance and the efficient  powertrain, the DA40 delivers ‘best-in-class’ rim pull in extreme hauling conditions.  Like all Doosan ADTs, the DA40 features a powerful engine brake and hydraulic transmission retarder as standard. The wet brakes offer a long service life and sealed protection from the environment and, with oil-cooled multiple disc brakes on all the wheels, the safety of the operator is never compromised.“The DA40 has a completely new cab providing more space and improved visibility for the operator, ‘best in class’ noise levels and a fully automatic climate control system.  For easier operation, Doosan has introduced new electronic systems and simplified fingertip controls with a digital display of all desired machine functions.”The fully automatic eight-gear transmission and smooth Tiptronic gear-shifting (both automatic and manual gear functions are available) allow the operator to concentrate on working conditions. For routine maintenance and service, the cab can be tilted backwards to provide easy access to components.  Easier service access and longer service intervals result in lower operating costs. A fully automatic central greasing system and rear view camera are standard.last_img read more


first_imgNEARLY TWO THIRDS of the country’s credit unions have some form of lending restriction imposed on them.The figure was revealed by Finance Minister Michael Noonan before the Dáil broke and in the week that Berehaven Credit Union in Cork was liquidated amid what the Central Bank called “poor governance and lending practices”.The resolution document for Berehaven says that it breached these lending restrictions twice.However, those breaches are related to two loans for €3,500 and €3,800 above the member’s shares, when the maximum allowable was €3,000 above shares.In Noonan’s parliamentary response, he says that 59% of institutions had some form of restriction on them, but the amounts varied.“Currently about 59% of all credit unions are subject to lending restrictions. Almost all credit unions with a lending restriction in place have a maximum individual loan size restriction. Of the credit unions with lending restrictions, approximately 70% currently can lend €20,000 or more to an individual member, which is a sizeable monetary amount and should cover most individual circumstances.“The Central Bank advises that it sees restrictions, in most cases, as short term in nature, to be lifted when risks have been addressed satisfactorily and necessary corrective measures embedded. The Registrar of Credit Unions informs me that lending restrictions are reviewed on a regular basis. I have introduced legislative changes so that lending restrictions are now subject to an independent appeals process.”Noonan added that he felt the credit union plays an “important role”, but said that lending had to be “constructively considered”.Blunt instrumentThe lending restrictions are designed to stop credit unions lending beyond their means, but are seen as too blunt an instrument.In many cases, they supress the demand for borrowing, shutting off a valuable revenue stream for credit unions. They are also seen as too rigid, not taking into consideration the ability of individual members to repay their loans.Some within the movement have suggested that the restriction, while not the sole cause, played a part in the liquidation of Berehaven.Read: Berehaven Credit Union to be liquidated after ‘poor governance and lending practices’>Read: The Central Bank sent €10 million to Berehaven Credit Union depositors last night>last_img read more


first_imgMétéo : alerte orange dans plusieurs départements du nord-est et du sud-ouestFrance – Météo-France a lancé une alerte de vigilance orange dans plusieurs départements pour cette journée du 9 juin. Dans le nord-est, les départements du Bas-Rhin, du Haut-Rhin, de la Moselle, de la Meurthe-et-Moselle, de la Haute-Saône, des Vosges et du Territoire-de-Belfort sont concernés. Dans le sud-ouest, ce sont la Corrèze, la Dordogne et le Lot qui ont été mis en alerte orange.De fortes précipitations ainsi que de violents orages sont à prévoir selon Météo-France. Les chutes de pluie risquent d’être particulièrement fortes dans le Lot, la Corrèze et la Dordogne. Les orages  risquent quant à eux de toucher les départements de l’Alsace, de la Lorraine, de la Haute-Saône ainsi que le Territoire de Belfort. Le 9 juin 2010 à 12:05 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more


first_imgGoogle + en sérieuse perte de vitesseLe succès du réseau social de Google semble déjà s’essouffler. Si Google + peut se targuer d’avoir attiré 50 millions d’internautes depuis son lancement en juin dernier, il accuse aujourd’hui une chute vertigineuse de son trafic, estimée à 60%.Après son arrivée remarquée sur le marché des réseaux sociaux, réunissant en deux semaines seulement quelque 10 millions d’internautes, Google + doit déjà faire face à une sérieuse chute de son trafic. Ouvert à tous depuis le 20 septembre dernier, le réseau social du géant de Mountain View compte aujourd’hui 50 millions d’utilisateurs. Mais après un pic d’audience au moment où Google + est devenu accessible à tous, le site a vu son trafic chuter de 60%, révèle le cabinet d’analyses Chitika (lien non disponible). Ce dernier explique ce phénomène par une curiosité qui a bien vite laissé sa place à la déception. Google + ne propose pas de service le différenciant suffisamment des autres réseaux sociaux, et surtout, note l’étude, rien qui soit difficile à reproduire pour ses concurrents. Facebook a ainsi très vite su s’adapter aux quelques nouveautés introduites par Google.”Si Google parvient à accélérer le rythme de ses innovations sur son réseau social, Google + pourrait devenir un véritable concurrent pour son rival Facebook. Sinon, au vu de l’influence de Facebook et de sa capacité d’adaptation très rapide, Google + pourrait simplement rester sur le bord de la route” estime le cabinet Chitika.Le 11 octobre 2011 à 18:42 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more


first_imgJack Wilshere has admitted his frustration at missing out on England’s World Cup squad and believes that he “could have made a real impact” at RussiaThe midfielder was a notable absentee in Gareth Southgate’s final 23-man team for next month’s tournament, despite having been a regular at Arsenal this season.After struggling with injuries over the past few seasons. Wilshere has made 38 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners and was hopeful of being a part of Southgate’s plans.However, in the 26-year-old was forced to leave the England camp in the previous international break in February with an injury and evidently failed to convince the boss that he was ready for Russia.Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.“Think it’s about time I had my say…,” Wilshere wrote on Twitter.“It goes without saying that I’m naturally incredibly disappointed to have been left out of the England squad for the World Cup. I’ve felt fit, sharp and strong all season and believe I should be in the squad!“And given the chance, I could have made a real impact.“However, I have to respect the manager’s decision and would like to wish the whole squad all the very best for the tournament. I will always be an England fan and will be supporting the boys with the rest of the nation.”last_img read more


first_imgThe already beleaguered Vancouver-Clark Parks & Recreation Department is facing its biggest budget shortfall since the recession began, with a 10 percent budget cut, program reductions and layoffs on the horizon.A 20 percent drop in recreation center revenue, combined with a repurposing of Clark County funds away from the parks department, have combined to create a $1 million to $1.3 million shortfall in the department’s $10.5 million budget, city officials said Friday.All city employees were notified by email, and all of the department’s 65 employees (a number that goes up to more than 300 seasonal workers in the summer) have been warned of impending job losses. Just who and how many people will be lost isn’t yet clear, but will be in the next one to three months, Parks Director Pete Mayer said.“In terms of what we’ve experienced … this is more significant than other (budget shortfalls),” he said.Vancouver isn’t making the money it was from its recreation centers, Mayer said. The city has already instituted a 5 to 6 percent increase in monthly recreation center prices this year (it costs about $40 a month for a rec center pass), closed the Firstenburg Community Center an hour earlier, and also closed the Marshall Community Center on Sundays.Officials thought that losses may be due to typical ebbs and flows of revenue, but as the peak time of summer wound down, City Manager Eric Holmes said it became clear that the losses were ongoing. Cost recovery at the city’s recreation centers was above 80 percent in 2010; now it’s below 70 percent.last_img read more


first_imgHOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) – A home in Hollywood went up in flames, Monday.7Skyforce HD hovered over the scene of the house fire, near Crescent Drive and North 35th Street.Several fire engines responded to the scene to put out the flames.Firefighters said the flames started in the home’s garage at the time.It is unknown if anyone was home at the time.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img


first_imgNellore: City population can greatly relish with the presence of the much-awaited City Forest (Nagaravanam) being developed on the outskirts of Nellore as majority works have been completed and is getting ready for inauguration. Though the Forest was proposed to develop in the year 2015, it took about 4 years for actual completion. Urban forestry is basically for giving lung space for urban conglomerations and it was planned to develop in around 350 acres close to Kothuru with Rs. 5 crore. The project was also aimed for controlling pollution levels in the district headquarters. Also Read – Women docs appointed in key posts in Tirupati Advertise With Us Nellore is a fast-growing city with around 6 lakh population and is lacking significant green cover for the people to spend during holidays. A foundation stone was also laid for the project on July 17, 2015 during Vanamahotsavam programme. The City Forest will have natural path of 4.25 km, an inner walking track of 2.30 km, a boating pond, and children’s park and the spot will be having greenery, playground, yoga centre, and others for recreation and physical fitness activity. The forest department selected the reserve forest within 20 km from the city at Kothuru on Nellore-Rapur road and it was planned to utilise central assistance for developing the project. Also Read – Event management students of SPMVV exhibit talent Advertise With Us The place is a reserve forest and some portion of land was taken from the AP Forest Development Corporation. Greenery will be developed with medicinal plants, children park, bamboos and lawns. Three water bodies in the area are being improved for water throughout the year for maintenance of the forest. In addition to shrubs, the officials are planning to grow neem, sandalwood, red sanders, mango, tamarind, jackfruit, berry (neredu), maddi and eucalyptus trees for shade and greenery. Advertise With Us Now, forest officials are considering developing another city forest between Naidupet and Puduru area in around 50 acres with Rs. 1 cr. The project had to be started in last November, but it was delayed as there were no financial allocations. Officials are expecting around Rs. 30-35 lakhs for the inauguration of Nellore city forest shortly.last_img read more


first_imgAnisul Islam MahmudWater resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Tuesday said the government prepared the framework of the interim Teesta Water Sharing Agreement under the guideline of Bangladesh prime minister and Indian prime minister.”The framework of the interim Teesta Water Sharing Agreement is now at final stage under the two prime minister’s guideline,” he said this, while replying to a treasury bench member M Abul Kalam of Natore in parliament.Besides, the government has also finalised the interim framework of the Feni river water sharing agreement, the minister informed the House.He said the Teesta water sharing agreement would be signed following the policy of the equity, neutrality, and mutual interest.Initiative is underway by talking with India along with water sharing of Monu, Muhuri, Khoai, Gumti, Dharla and Dudh Kumar rivers, Mahmud said.He said the Awami League government signed historic Ganges water sharing agreement with India in 1996 for 30 years duration.last_img read more


first_imgKOLKATA: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited the state-run SSKM Hospital to see a patient who has been undergoing treatment in the hospital after suffering a cerebral attack.During her visit, Banerjee asked the hospital authorities to strengthen the security measures inside the hospital campus. While entering the Outpatient department, she found that it was crowd. She enquired as to why so many people had assembled there and asked the on-duty police officers for answers. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsShe also visited the casualty block of the hospital. She entered the hospital at around 12 pm and stayed there for around 20 minutes. Banerjee enquired about the health condition of Sambhunath Jana who has been undergoing treatment in the hospital after suffering cerebral attack.It was learnt from the sources that during the administrative meeting at Nabanna later in the day, the Chief Minister wanted to know why people in large numbers had assembled outside the OPD of SSKM Hospital. She directed the senior health officials at Nabanna to ensure better quality treatment in SSKM and other referral hospitals. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedBanerjee instructed the hospital authorities to ensure that there is no water crisis at the hiospital especially during scorching summers. Chief Minister also instructed the officials of the hospital to increase the number of the water tankers so that there is no scarcity of water.During her visit, she also wanted to know from the patients if they were facing any problems in the hospital. It may be mentioned here that it is Banerjee, who started paying surprise visits to various state-run hospitals to take a stock of available infrastructure, after becoming the Chief Minister. Following the Chief Minister’s instruction, major infrastructural revamps were carried out at the hospitals.last_img read more


first_imgMeir Tunnel is closed tonight Traffic England report some additional congestion in the area as the result of the closure – with delays of around 10 minutes against expected travel conditions. Meir Tunnel opened 20 years ago to better connect the newly revamped A50 to the rest of North Staffordshire. Get the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribingSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailMeir Tunnel is closed overnight tonight for maintenance work – police have said. The A50 is shut in both directions at 8.30pm on Wednesday evening and is set to remain closed until 5am on Thursday (December 7 2017). A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “A50 Meir tunnel will be closed tonight from 20:30 until 05:00 in both directions for maintenance.” last_img read more


first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Comments   Share   Wilders’ anti-Islam rhetoric has in the past sparked outrage in the Muslim world and prompted death threats that have led to him living under round-the-clock protection.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sponsored Stories Top Stories 5 ways to recognize low testosterone Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober How do cataracts affect your vision? FILE – In this April 13, 2015 file photo Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders as he speaks at a rally of so-called ‘Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West’ (PEGIDA) in Dresden, Germany. Geert Wilders says on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 he plans to show cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on Dutch television airtime reserved for political parties after Parliament refused to display them, in a move likely to deeply offend Muslims. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Moderate Dutch Muslims are calling anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders’s plan to broadcast cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on national television a provocation.But there was no sign of outrage or unrest Thursday, the day after Wilders announced his plan and it appears that followers of Islam in the Netherlands may be growing accustomed to his fierce criticism of their faith.Lawyer Ejder Koese, who once represented a Muslim organization that tried unsuccessfully to have a short film made by Wilders banned, says the lack of public anger comes because Muslims in the Netherlands “are no longer easy to offend.” New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies How men can have a healthy 2019 Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img read more


first_img<a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/298bd/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=10&amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> Source = e-Travel Blackboard: C.F Stella Travel Services Group has selected Travelport as Concorde Agency Network’s preferred GDS provider in Australia. “Galileo has been the preferred GDS for the Concorde Agency Network for many years and we are delighted to extend this long term working relationship,” said Shelley Beasley, Managing Director – Pacific, Travelport.“Travelport’s innovative products and discerning customer support teams based in Australia have helped set them apart as a clear choice for us as a GDS provider. “We look forward to continuing our successful partnership in the coming years, particularly with exciting upcoming developments such as Universal Desktop,” said Russell Carstensen, Group General Manager – Concorde Agency Network.Under the renewed agreement, Stella will appoint Travelport as the exclusive provider of GDS services to Harvey World Travel franchisees. Galileo has now been the GDS of choice for Harvey World Travel for nearly two decades.last_img read more