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December 2, 2019

Half of Indians looking for a change

first_imgOne in two Indian employees are considering changing their jobs, according to a survey by human resource consulting firm Mercer.The survey of 2,000 workers in India, found that 54% are seriously considering leaving the organization they presently work for, twice as many as was reported in a similar survey in 2004.Around two-third of workers under the age of 24 are seriously considering leaving their current job, the survey found.“As the economy improves further and new job opportunities emerge, employers risk losing valued talent and also face productivity and morale issues among workers who continue to be with the organization,” Mercer Consulting India Managing Director Nishchae Suri said.  Related Itemslast_img

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November 30, 2019

WATCH: Derek Fisher performs hoops-inspired routine in ‘Dancing with the Stars’

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The duo’s basketball-inspired salsa performance netted them a final score of 18 out of 30 points. /ra Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary View comments Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Read Nextcenter_img BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Veteran fencers shine in Asian tilt MOST READ Retired NBA player and former head coach Derek Fisher is certainly a dead shot on the court, but as it turns out, he’s pretty good with his feet, too.The five-time NBA champion recently took his talents to the hit show “Dancing with the Stars” and showed the world some of his best moves.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAs seen in a Twitter video posted by Zach Harper, the 43-year-old former point guard put on a dancing display to the ample tune of Kurtis Blow’s 1984 hit “Basketball.”Clad in what appeared to be a Lakers-inspired one-piece outfit, Fisher gyrated his hips and pranced about the stage with his partner Sharna Burgess—much to the delight of the audience in attendance. LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Come get your man, @forumbluegold pic.twitter.com/rWwRNWbQKs— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) September 22, 2017ADVERTISEMENT Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients last_img read more

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From role player to Rookie of the Year: Getting award feels ‘surreal’ for Pogoy

first_imgKin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LATEST STORIES CEU’s Ebondo to backstop Congo in African qualifiers MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games View comments There, the 25-year-old thrived as he learned from premier playmaker Jayson Castro and the rest of the veteran TNT core en route to them leading the squad to three semifinals appearances this season and a runner-up finish in the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup.Wrapping up his a successful first year in the pros, Pogoy thinks the award is a testament of the effort he put in under Racela.“This is the result of my hardwork because every practice, I always do extra work,” he said.But Pogoy remains unsatisfied as he hopes to receive a trophy the whole team could be proud of.“I know I still have lots to work on. This Rookie of the Year award is just a bonus. What’s important is to be a champion and that’s really my goal,” he said.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img But fate works in mysterious ways and Pogoy found himself back with a familiar face in Nash Racela, who is now calling the shots for TNT.Fast forward to today, and the 6-foot-2 swingman is still in disbelief with what he has achieved in his first year in the pros as he won the Rookie of the Year honors this season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“It’s indescribable. I feel nervous and I don’t know what to feel. I really can’t put to words what I feel right now. In my mind, it’s all a dream,” he said after receiving his trophy in the 2017 Leo Awards on Friday.Pogoy seamlessly blended in with the KaTropa’s rotation, with Racela immediately thrusting him to the starting small forward spot. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFrom the very beginning, Roger Pogoy never expected that he would make a big impact compared to his contemporaries in Far Eastern University.Playing third fiddle to the likes of Mac Belo and Mike Tolomia, the Cebuano shooter has always just been regarded as a valuable role player.ADVERTISEMENT QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillionlast_img read more

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November 27, 2019

‘Walang bigayan’: Expect all-out war between sister teams Magnolia, San Miguel

first_img“Nung nag-start ako maglaro ng basketball, ice tubig lang nakikipagpatayan ako. Ngayon pa kaya na mas malaki. Pero nag-usap nga kami ni Paul, hindi yung bonus eh. Yung pride pinaglalaban,” said Magnolia forward Marc Pingris, referring to his teammate Paul Lee.(When I started playing basketball, I go all out just to get free ice water after every game what more now that we’re playing for something much bigger. But Paul and I talked and it’s not about the bonus. It’s pride.)Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netREAD: Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA finals“Walang bigayan to. Siyempre gusto namin manalo. Nandito kami para manalo at makakuha ng championship. Hindi naman habang buhay maglalaro ng basketball. Chance namin manalo ng championship and hindi na babalik yung moment na ‘to eh. Iba na naman next year,” said San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo.(No team is giving the other anything. We want to win and we’re here to win the championship. We’re not going to play basketball forever and we have a chance now to win a championship. This moment isn’t going to happen again, it’s going to be different next year.)ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated LATEST STORIEScenter_img Both teams expect a highly-physical series.“Regarding sa bigayan, magbibigayan sila pagdating ng laro, nagbibigayan ng siko, nagtitirahan,” SMB head coach Leo Austria said with a chuckle.(The only giving that’s going to happen in the finals is the players trading elbows during the games.)Game 1 of a best-of-seven tips off Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Araneta Coliseum with the Beermen eyeing a historic fifth straight Philippine Cup crown.The Hotshots, on the other hand, want payback after losing to the Beermen in last year’s finals in five games.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The two sides assured neither will give an inch in the best-of-seven series.“That will never be a problem. They each have contracts of their own and bonus,” said Magnolia team governor Rene Pardo during the 2019 Philippine Cup press conference.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsREAD: Tim Cone wishes Magnolia luck vs powerhouse San Miguel: ‘If anyone can, you can’But more than the grand financial incentive to capturing the championship, it’s winning over everything. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Philippines sets new gold medal record in Arafura Games Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:28’Walang bigayan’: Expect all-out war between sister teams Magnolia, San Miguel01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MANILA, Philippines—Players, coaches and officials of sister teams San Miguel Beer and Magnolia dismissed any notion that they will just give way to one another in their PBA Philippine Cup Finals rematch.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Rondina-Laure duo remind UST icon Balse of herself and Bernal

first_imgBalse, put simply, was in awe of the exploits of Cherry Rondina during UST’s Game 1 humbling of Ateneo, 25-17, 25-16, 25-20, Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Rondina finished with 23 points in that three-set win and based on that individual action alone made Balse believe the Golden Tigresses could claim the title.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I can just feel Sisi’s energy, how she moves, and you can really see in her aura that we will win this series,” said Balse in Filipino.Balse even noted similarities from her Season 69 team to this year’s current lineup noting that Rondina’s pairing with rookie star Eya Laure reminded her of the partnership she had with Venus Bernal. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Bernal won the MVP plum back in Season 69, the last time UST had a player win the top individual award before Rondina claimed the Season 81 trophy, while Balse was the Season 67 Rookie of the Year and Laure was given the same recognition for Season 81.“I can see Ven in Sisi while I see myself in Eya because during my time I also had an injury in my right knee and you can see her pushing herself despite the pain,” said Balse.The current batch of Golden Tigresses can also replicate what Balse’s team did in Season 69 if it continues to do the right things that made them successful in Game 1.Balse’s Tigresses swept Far Eastern University in the Season 69 finals allowing the Lady Tamaraws to win one set in the whole series.UST easily handled the Lady Tamaraws, who had Rachel Anne Daquis, Mecaila Morada, and Mary Ann Manalo, in the finals taking Game 1 25-14, 25-20, 23-25, 25-20 and Game 2 25-11, 25-22, 25-19.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES MOST READ Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Ging Balse is one of the most iconic players that donned the University of Santo Tomas’ jersey, having captained the team to the title in 2007.The Golden Tigresses have a chance to replicate that feat in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament and Balse is glad to see another player reach the highest of echelons in this year’s finals series.ADVERTISEMENT Eya Laure warns UST against complacency ahead of Game 2 Philippine Arena Interchange inauguratedcenter_img DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew “They just have to continue whatever they did, like how they played while also maintaining that same energy,” said Balse. “They have to trust in each other and I told Sisi earlier to lead her team because everyone trusts her as the team’s captain.”“As the team captain, she’s not just carrying herself out there, she’s taking the whole team with her.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View commentslast_img read more

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Bone bruise

first_imgA bone bruise results from compressive forces incurred during an injury. The damaged areaoccurs in the medullary portion of the bone and can be accompanied by bleeding and swelling.Bruises are often caused by falls, sports injuries, car accidents, or blows from other people or objects. Bruises can last from days to months, with the bone bruise being the most severe and painful.Review Date:5/1/2011Reviewed By:Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.last_img

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November 26, 2019

Tejinderpal Singh Toor breaks Asian Games record en route to epic Gold medal in…

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementTejinderpal Singh Toor won a gold medal in men’s shot put event by scoring an Asian Games record throw of 20.75m in Jakarta on Saturday.Tejinderpal Singh is the first Indian in 16 years to have won a Gold medal at the Asian Games in Shotput, last time an Indian won gold in this event was back in 2002 edition of Asian Games which took place in Busan, South Korea when Bahadur Singh Sagoo threw 19.03m.Tajinder, 23, has been consistently performing well leading up to the Asian Games, he won a silver medal at the Asian Championships held in Bhubaneswar last year.Tejinderpal was leading the men’s shot put event with a best throw of 19.96m. He then threw 19.96m on his fourth throw, matching his first. Then in his final throw,  he threw a throw of 20.75m to claim the gold medal in record fashion.Union Sports Minister, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore took to Twitter to congratulate Tejinderpal for winning a Gold Medal:A RECORD BREAKING GOLDEN THROW!Champion Tejinderpal Singh Toor has won a GOLD medal in Shot Put at #AsianGames2018.What a performance! What a champ! #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/R8eK7y5ce7— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 25, 2018last_img read more

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November 18, 2019

Luiz Suarez left out of Uruguay squad to recover from knee injury

first_imgUruguay have left Luis Suarez out of their squad for November friendlies against Poland and Austria to help him overcome a knee problem.The Barcelona striker sustained the injury in August against Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup but has been playing since for both club and country, helping Uruguay seal qualification for next year’s World Cup.Comunicado de Sanidad de la AUF.Luis Surez no participar de los amistosos ante Polonia y Austria. pic.twitter.com/CRGCJ5fzvc- Seleccin Uruguaya (@Uruguay) October 20, 2017″The AUF reports that Barcelona’s medical department proposes, in order to continue with the good evolution and rehabilitation of Luis Suarez’s right knee, that he undertakes medical and physiological treatment for a week from November 11,” the Uruguayan FA said in a statement on Saturday.last_img read more

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November 16, 2019

Salman Khan: I worked 10 times harder for Bharat than any other film

first_imgSalman Khan’s Bharat is among the most anticipated films of the year. The film will chronicle Salman’s journey from the age of 18 to 70 and the actor will be seen sporting five different looks in the film.Though the actor has done many roles that required physical transformation in the past (Sultan, anyone?), the actor says that portraying Bharat on the big screen was a bit more difficult for him.Talking to Hindustan Times, the actor said, “Right now, I am shooting for the third installment of the Dabangg franchise, which is a prequel. Then, Bharat is releasing, which is a journey from the age of nine to 27 to 35 to 45 to 70. So I am playing all those age groups in Bharat.”He added, “You saw that in Sultan (2016), too. The amount of work that went into it is 10 times more than what I put in any other film. Because you need to lose weight to look a certain way and then you need to put on that weight. And all this always has to be done in a short span of time. Earlier, it was easier, but now, of course it’s tougher.”Talking about how he chooses his films, he said, “It’s always the script. It has always been that way. When the audience walks out of the theatre, they should feel that they want a boyfriend like my character, or a son like that or a husband. Every actor should see the film in totality from the audience’s perspective.”advertisementBharat is all set to hit the theatres on Eid.Also See | Bharat trailer out. Salman Khan romances Katrina Kaif, Disha Patani and India in new deshbhakti filmAlso Read | Bharat new poster: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif take you 30 years back in timeALSO READ | Bharat first poster: Salman Khan rocks salt-and-pepper look in Ali Abbas Zafar’s filmALSO READ | Katrina Kaif looks as fresh as ever in the latest still from Salman Khan’s BharatALSO WATCH | Katrina Kaif talks about her experience being a superstarlast_img read more

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October 24, 2019

JSIF Provides Equipment to Earthquake Unit

first_img Giving details at a JIS Think Tank held on February 23, Environment and Project Officer for the DVRP at JSIF, Stacey-Anne Preston said ten digital seismometer systems have been provided, which will give data on an earthquake’s magnitude, depth and epicentre. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has provided well-needed equipment to the Earthquake Unit at the University of West Indies (UWI), Mona which will strengthen its ability to monitor and respond to seismic activity.The initiative, valued at $83 million is a component of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) aimed at enhancing Jamaica’s resilience to disaster and climate risk.Giving details at a JIS Think Tank held on February 23, Environment and Project Officer for the DVRP at JSIF, Stacey-Anne Preston said ten digital seismometer systems have been provided, which will give data on an earthquake’s magnitude, depth and epicentre.Additionally, 30 accelerographs will be placed at seismic stations, hospitals and schools, to measure the horizontal force acting on a building.“We have also purchased 72 Ethernet radios with antennas, which will transmit data in real time from seismic stations to the Central Recording Station at UWI,” Mrs. Preston said.The Earthquake Unit will also receive software, computer server and network-attached storage, in addition to laboratory equipment such as portable oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer and multiplexer.“Another critical component of the partnership involves the matter of human capacity building in the area of seismology, where a junior research fellow at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus will earn a scholarship opportunity to pursue a Doctorate Degree in Seismology. Upon completion, the graduate student will be employed as a Seismologist within the UWI Earthquake Unit,” Mrs. Preston announced.JSIF will also provide funding support for the training of the staff at the Earthquake Unit.Lauding the JSIF on its partnership and provision, Network Manager/Engineer at the Earthquake Unit, Paul Williams said that the entity will now move from an analog system to a digital one which is more user-friendly and allow for the recording of larger earthquakes on scale.“The network was in need of upgrade for the past 20 years and by providing these equipment, we are in a better position to embark on improved range and quality of seismic data for research, policy decisions and disaster planning and response,” Mr. Williams expressed.The Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) is funded by the Government of Jamaica through a loan agreement with the World Bank valued at US$30 million.The Project is being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) from 2016 to 2022. Story Highlights “We have also purchased 72 Ethernet radios with antennas, which will transmit data in real time from seismic stations to the Central Recording Station at UWI,” Mrs. Preston said. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has provided well-needed equipment to the Earthquake Unit at the University of West Indies (UWI), Mona which will strengthen its ability to monitor and respond to seismic activity.last_img read more

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October 17, 2019

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna charged with assault

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October 15, 2019

12 Canadians You Need to Know

first_imgAdvertisement Login/Register With: Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Twitter Facebook Meet this outstanding group of leaders at the 2017 Black Arts and Innovation Expo.  This one-day, one-of-a-kind event takes place on Saturday February 25th 2017 from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm at York Mills Gallery - 1885 Leslie Street, Toronto. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5for students. For ticket info go to www.blackexpo.ca. Advertisement The Black Arts and Innovation Expo (BAIE) is an event hosted by Excelovate and First Book Canada that ushers in a new way of celebrating Black History Month. While traditional Black History events honour the excellence of ancestors, which is important, BAIE focuses on the remarkable achievements of both current and emerging legends.Recognizing Modern Day Canadian HeroesIn Canada, heroes come in all shapes, sizes and colours. A hero is defined as a person who is admired for their outstanding achievements or noble qualities. The Black Arts & Innovation Expo is proud to honour 12 dynamic Black Canadians. This group of distinguished pacesetters are proven leaders in their areas of expertise and offer young Canadians many shining examples of the countless ways to achieve goals and truly excel.Today, we salute:Dr. Juliet Daniel – Scientist & Biology Professor: www.biology.mcmaster.ca/danielPerdita Felicien – World Champion & Olympian-100m Hurdles: www.perditafelicien.comShad, Recording Artist & Broadcaster: www.shadk.comFrancis Jeffers – Curator, Int’l African Inventors Museum: www.iaimuseum.orgClaudette McGowan – Technology & Publishing Executive: www.excelovate.comGeorge Elliott Clarke, Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate: www.lop.parl.gc.caTamar Huggins Grant – Technology CEO & Author: www.techspark.caRobert Small – Legacy Enterprises CEO: www.thelegacyposter.comKarlyn Percil – SisterTalk CEO & Success Coach: www.karlynpercil.comDalton Higgins – Journalist, Author & PR Strategist www.daltonhiggins.wordpress.comThat Dude McFly – Social Media Luminary & Entertainer: @thatdudemcflyYasmin Warsame – Supermodel & Activist: @yazywarsamelast_img read more

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October 4, 2019

SFU research says Northern Gateway underestimates risk of oil spills

SFU research says Northern Gateway underestimates risk of oil spills VANCOUVER – A study from Simon Fraser University says Northern Gateway Pipelines is drastically underestimating the likelihood of oil spills from the project — a claim immediately labelled by the company as inflated and inaccurate.The study by Tom Gunton, director of the resource and environmental planning program, said the risk analysis submitted by the company to a federal review panel has many deficiencies, including using data that under reports tanker incidents.“Enbridge makes no attempt to adjust for this underreporting and consequently underestimates the probability of tanker spills,” Gunton said in a statement with the release of the report.Gunton’s analysis found the likelihood of a tanker spill ranges from one every 23 years to one every 196 years — higher than the one every 250 years estimated by Enbridge (TSX:ENB).It said a significant oil spill at the tanker terminal that would be built in Kitimat, B.C., as part of the project is possible once every 15 to 41 years, compared to the company estimate of once every 62 years.And there are likely to be 15 to 16 pipeline spills a year on land, compared to Enbridge’s estimate of one every two years, said the study released Thursday.John Carruthers, president of Northern Gateway Pipelines, said the report is misleading.He pointed out that Gunton appeared as a witness at federal review panel hearings for Coastal First Nations, a group that opposes the pipeline, but did not submit the report for review by the panel.“All of Northern Gateway’s conclusions have been subject to peer review, information requests and questioning by interveners and the Joint Review Panel,” Carruthers said in an email.The study was released days before the questioning phase of the hearings comes to an end and too late to be submitted, he said.“Given the timing, we can only conclude this study was purposely kept off the evidence record to avoid being tested in the hearing process,” he said.The spill numbers are inflated, Carruthers said, and the study does not reflect the new technology proposed for Northern Gateway.“Their study results are not borne out by real world tanker spill statistics. Based on Gunton’s estimates we should expect 21 to 77 large spills every year worldwide while in reality after 2000 it has been below 3, and in 2012 was zero,” Carruthers said.The report by Gunton, a former deputy minister of environment for a provincial NDP government, and Sean Broadbent, acknowledged that estimating risk is challenging because of the uncertainties involved, however, it concluded that Northern Gateway’s assessment is not accurate.“The risk assessment in this report also concludes that the (Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline) has a very high likelihood of a spill that may have significant adverse environmental effects,” it said.The review panel weighing the pipeline is expected to wrap up the questioning phase of hearings in Prince Rupert this weekend, and final arguments will begin in Terrace in June. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Dene Moore, The Canadian Press Posted May 2, 2013 2:28 pm MDT read more

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October 3, 2019

TMobile fined 48M over slowing unlimited data plans

by Tali Arbel, The Associated Press Posted Oct 19, 2016 9:05 am MDT Last Updated Oct 19, 2016 at 2:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK, N.Y. – T-Mobile, the country’s No. 3 wireless carrier, will pay $48 million for not clearly telling customers how “unlimited” data plans weren’t really, well, unlimited.The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that T-Mobile had a policy to slow down the speeds of customers who were the heaviest data users. But the agency said the company didn’t let customers know what the data-use threshold was for triggering the lower speed.The FCC said T-Mobile started doing a better job with disclosures in June 2015. The carrier now says in small print on its website that slower speeds may result for customers using more than 26 gigabytes a month if the network is congested.Asked for comment, T-Mobile referred to CEO John Legere’s tweet that it was a “good settlement with the FCC” and that the company “believes more info is best for customers.”Spokeswoman Stacey DiNuzzo said the changes that were made in June of last year were deemed sufficient and no more are necessary to comply with the settlement’s conditions. FCC spokesman Will Wiquist declined to comment on where T-Mobile stands.This isn’t the first time the agency has gone after the limits of unlimited plans. It fined AT&T $100 million last year for misleading customers on the mechanics of its unlimited plans — the carrier had been slowing speeds significantly after users hit a certain data threshold, even if there was no bottleneck. AT&T has contested the fine.Today, AT&T says on its website (also in small print) that it slows down heavy users’ data speeds after 22 GB are used in a month if there is network congestion.In its settlement with the FCC, T-Mobile will pay a $7.5 million penalty while $35.5 million will go to customers in the form of discounts or data upgrades. And $5 million will go toward expanding access to the internet for poorer children. The Bellevue, Washington, company will provide free internet service on devices for children in low-income school districts. The children can take the devices home to help them do their homework. FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, a person passes a T-Mobile store in New York. T-Mobile, the country’s No. 3 wireless carrier, has been fined $48 million for not clearly telling customers how “unlimited” data plans weren’t really, well, unlimited. The Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, that T-Mobile had a policy to slow down the speeds of customers who were the heaviest data users. But the company didn’t let customers know what amount of data used would trigger the lower speed. The FCC says T-Mobile started doing a better job with disclosures in June 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) T-Mobile fined $48M over slowing ‘unlimited’ data plans read more

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October 2, 2019

Nicaragua continues progress on antipoverty targets Foreign Minister says

In his address to the 68th high-level debate, Minister Samuel Santos Lopez said that Nicaragua has made strides on overcoming poverty, hunger and inequality, while strengthening its economic and commercial relations with the international community and its organizations. Among the highpoints, Mr. Santos noted that the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) recognized the country’s “remarkable and exceptional progress” to ensure food security and reduce the prevalence of undernourishment. UN Women places Nicaragua among the first countries in the world with the highest percentage of women in government positions. Women occupy more than half of the positions in the Executive and Judiciary Branches, as well as in Municipal Courts. Some 42 per cent of female deputies are in the Judiciary Branch.Nicaragua has also prioritized enrolment of children in school, reducing maternal mortality rates, and combating HIV/AIDS.Turning to the wider Latin American and Caribbean region, the Nicaraguan official reiterated his country’s commitment to the struggle of other people for their full independence and sovereignty.Mr. Santos called for the immediate and unconditional terminations of the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.In addition, Mr. Santos reiterated support for Puerto Rico in their struggle for self-determination, independence and social justice.Later in the day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Mr. Santo and the two discussed several current issues of mutual interest such as the post-2015 development agenda and the recent Security Council resolution on Syria.They also discussed developments pertaining to the implementation of the International Court of Justice’s judgment in the case concerning Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia). read more

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September 22, 2019

Heres where the 58 new Dublinbikes stations are set to be located

first_imgClick here to see a larger version of this map. Green dots indicate proposed new stations, orange show existing stations. THE MAP ABOVE is not the greatest but it will give you a rough idea of where Dublinbikes is planning to locate its 58 new bike stations as part of its expansions plans due to be rolled out later this year.Dublin City Council announced last week that the hugely successful bike scheme will be expanded with 950 extra bikes and 2,000 bike stands set to be rolled out to the east and west of the city.It is hoped that works will commence this October and be completed during July 2014. There are 33,000 long term Dublinbikes subscribers with the bikes being used on a daily basis anywhere up to 7,000 time.Thanks to the former Lord Mayor of Dublin and Labour councillor Andrew Montague who first proposed the Dublinbikes scheme. Read: With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansionIn numbers: DublinBikes celebrates its 2nd birthdaylast_img read more

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September 5, 2019

KXIP vs KKR Dream 11 and MPL fantasy tips live stream preview

first_imgTwo good friends from Chennai, leading their respective sides and grappling to get a spot in the IPL playoffs. And they are in charge of talented, yet faltering teams. R Ashwin’s KXIP will take on Dinesh Karthik’s KKR and the winner will keep their chances of making it to the playoffs alive, while the loser will be on the brink of elimination. It promises to be an absolute scorcher in Mohali and both the leaders need to step up and lead their side with precision.Predicted XI of both the sides: Shubman Gill and Andre RussellKolkata Knight Riders InstagramKings XI Punjab: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Mujeeb Ur RahmanKolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Warrier, Harry GurneyFantasy tips and suggestions: Chris Gayle and KL RahulIANSWicket-keeper: It is a crunch match and Dinesh Karthik has to step up. He could walk in at number 4 and get the nod ahead of Nicholas Pooran who could struggle against the KKR spinners. Karthik has also found form in the recent games which augurs well for his side.Batsmen: Chris Lynn and Shubman Gill have been going great guns for KKR at the top of the order and the management should stick with young Gill as an opener. On a true surface in Mohali, he can be a real game-changer, a factor that helps him get the nod along with Lynn to stay in the side.For KXIP, it is the Gayle-KL combination which has to get the job done for the side. Both the batsmen have looked in good form but need to make a match-winning contribution, especially in this match.All-rounders: Who else but Andre Russell. After plenty of comments, he was finally promoted to number 3 in the last game against Mumbai Indians and made an immediate impact. He should be persisted with in the top 4. Also, his temperament and skills with the ball will come in handy for KKR.Spinners: R Ashwin believes he is right up there with the best spinners this season and he has the numbers to make this judgement. The skipper has led by example this year and has been a consistent performer in the middle overs.Also, Mujeeb ur Rahman could play this match, which makes him a pick too as he could be a trump card against the marauding Andre Russell in the middle overs.And then there is the proven performer in Sunil Narine, who has to get the job done against Chris Gayle and KL Rahul early in the piece to set the ball rolling for KKR.Seamers: Mohali has proved to be an absolute belter for batting but Mohammed Shami has been good on the surface with his pace and accuracy. He is a definite pick.Also, KKR should persist with Harry Gurney as his variations with the ball can come in handy against the fluent KXIP stroke-makers.last_img read more

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September 3, 2019

Landslide death toll now 158

first_imgBangladeshi fire fighters search for bodies after a landslide in Bandarban on June 13, 2017. Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 46 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said on June 13. AFPA child, who suffered injuries by landslide at Muslimpara in Rangamati district town, breathed his last on Saturday, raising the death toll to 158 in five southeastern districts, says UNB.Jisan, 3, son of Bajlur Rahman, died on the way to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) from Sadar Hospital in the afternoon as his condition was deteriorated, said sources at Sadar police station.Earlier, the bodies of a woman and a man were recovered from the rubble and mud at Dumdumia in Jurachhari upazila of the district in the morning, said Upazila Nirbahi Officer Rashed Iqbal Chowdhury.The identities of the two deceased could not be known yet.Bangladesh Army and Fire Service earlier on Friday evening had officially declared the end of the rescue operation in the district, the UNO said. But they remain ready to act on any information from locals to carry out specific rescue or recovery efforts.Meanwhile the engineering corps of Bangladesh Army have been working to restore the vehicular movements on Rangamati-Chittagong road, Rangamati-Khagrachhari road, Rangamati-Baraichhari road and Rangamati-Kaptai road as those remained shut since Tuesday due to the disastrous landslides triggered by incessant rains.Till now, more than 2,000 people have been evacuated from the risky hill slopes and taken to shelter centres in the district.With this, a total of 114 people, including five army men, were killed in Rangamati, which was hit hardest by the hillslides, while 34 in Chittagong, six in Bandarban, two each in Cox’s Bazar and Khagrachhari.Meanwhile, the rescue operations in Bandarban, Khagrachhari and Chittagong ended three days back.Road communication on Rangamati-Chittagong, disrupted following the massive landslides in Rangamati and nearby districts, will be restored within three days for plying small vehicles.The road will be opened for the long routed buses and heavy vehicles within a month, said major general Siddiqur Rahman, chief of engineering core of Bangladesh Army while talking to reporters at Rangamati circuit house.He said nearly 145 points on the Chittagong-Rangamati Highway were damaged due to the landslides, expecting that the reconstruction work will be completed soon if the rains stay away.GOC of 24th Infantry Division of Bangladesh Army and area commander of Chittagong major general Jahangir Kabir Talukudar and Rangamati regional commander Golam Faruk, among others, were present at that time.Major general Jahangir Kabir Talukdar said they have taken an initiative to transport goods, including drinking water and fuel, through waterways.last_img read more

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September 2, 2019

Vice President Pence Is Visiting San Antonio and Sutherland Springs

first_imgWith information from Todd J. Gillman Washington Bureau Chief Dallas Morning News (Pool journalist) Vice President Pence is to arrive by Marine 2 at Joint Base Andrews Wednesday, heading for San Antonio and Sutherland Springs, Texas.Traveling with him are Reps. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, and Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo. Cuellar’s district includes Sutherland Springs and he spoke with pool before boarding Air Force 2.“It’s hard. This is a community that has never seen anything like this before, of course. A lot of communities haven’t seen anything like this before. Everybody knows everybody that got killed. Everybody knows everybody that got hurt. It’s very emotional,” Cuellar said.He called Pence “very compassionate. This is a time when the people need the hugs and the kind words, because right now there’s a lot of tears falling on the streets of Sutherland Springs, and it means a lot for him to be there.”Cuellar said he’s working with Appropriations Committee subcommittee chairs Culberson to add $10 million to an account to defray local overtime costs for police etc. Working with Sen. Cornyn on beefing up background checks. Cuellar met Tuesday with Air Force chief of staff and came away dismayed that the shooter wasn’t reported to the background database.“There were three different opportunities when they should have sent that information,” he said.Cuellar sees no change in opinion about gun rights locally after this tragedy. He’s represented Wilson County for 13 years.“The Second Amendment is very strong and will remain strong there,” he said. Sharecenter_img Associated PressVice President Mike Pence speaks to the 13th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)last_img read more

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Full Show Texas AMs Role At Los Alamos And NASA Goes To

first_img To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: Listen 00:00 /50:33center_img X On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Stafford’s school board is holding a special meeting on safety measures tonight after the city council cut funding for resource officers last week. The school board president lays out his security priorities for the district. Then, News 88.7’s Elizabeth Trovall examines why Houston’s immigration judges are less likely to grant asylum.Also this hour: In June it was announced that Texas A&M is among a group of institutions that will operate Los Alamos National Laboratory, the nation’s preeminent nuclear research facility, over the next five years under a new $2.5 billion contract. We learn why the move was made and what A&M might be doing.Then, David Alexander of the Rice Space Institute tells Houston Matters about the new Parker Solar Probe, which will travel to the sun. Author Reza Aslan discusses his book, God: A Human History. And we visit Houston’s 311 call center.WATCH: Today’s Houston Matters 360-Degree Facebook Live Video.We offer a free, daily podcast here, on iTunes, Stitcher and various other podcasting apps. This article is part of the Houston Matters podcast Sharelast_img read more

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