NEW DELHI: Congress candidates kicked off a hectic campaign for Lok Sabha polls in Delhi. Congress candidate for North East Delhi Parliamentary constituency Sheila Dikshit claimed that Congress will sweep all the seven seats in Delhi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on the strength of the Congress Government’s unmatched achievements during its 15-year rule in Delhi.Addressing large public meetings at Seemapuri A Block Mother Dairy, Subzi Mandi Seelampur Mauzpur, E Block Shastri Park, New Seelampur and Babu Nagar Chanaiwali gali 25-futa road, in the Mustafabad Assembly in the North East Delhi Parliamentary constituency, Dikshit said that during the 15-year Congress rule in Delhi, the national Capital witnessed massive developments as new flyovers, schools, colleges and hospitals were constructed to make the life of the citizens easier without crying for full Statehood in Delhi. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesShe said that the metro project got off the blocks in Delhi only because of the planning and initiative of the Congress Government when developments became a constant feature in Delhi. Dikshit said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was fooling the people on the issue of full Statehood for Delhi. She said that ever since Kejriwal came to politics, he has been mouthing lies and making hollow promises to fool the people, but the intelligent Delhi voters have seen through his game plan, and they would no longer be fooled by his lies and falsehood as his politics have been without any scruples. With the rise in the Lok Sabha 2019 election mercury, the campaign mode is in full swing for every political party. Four-time MP and Congress candidate from Chandni Chowk constituency, JP Agarwal on Monday received support and appraisal from people across various walks of life.
Swabs taken on the day of admission in hospital and on day 7 in another hospital, yielded toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae. On 30 Dec 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Reference Centre for Diphtheria and Streptococcal Infections at Public Health England (PHE), London, United Kingdom, confirmed the isolate as toxigenic C. diphtheriae (positive also by Elek test). A 60-year old Austrian has been admitted to hospital in Austria with cutaneous diphtheria, after returning from a one-month-vacation in Sri Lanka, promedmail.org reported.The patient showed signs and symptoms of infection of the tissues near a fingernail (panaritium). It has long been recognized that C. diphtheriae can cause clinical skin infections. Skin carriage of C. diphtheriae can act as a silent reservoir for the organism, and it has been found that person-to-person spread from infected skin sites is even more efficient than from the respiratory tract in causing classical respiratory diphtheria.The carriage of tox-positive lysogenic C. diphtheriae also poses a risk that non-toxigenic strains, which are regularly found in Austrian residents, could become lysogenized by introduction of a beta-phage-bearing strain. (Colombo Gazette)
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL 1ST JUNE 2016 CSA confirms four nominees for public workers elections Recommended for you Related Items:dr. edward smith, election, People Progressive Party PDM gets 22 potential candidate applications; public meeting tomorrow Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 18 jan 2016 – The People Progressive Party, the orange party will not be a contender in the 2016 General Elections. While many are not surprised by the confirmation to Magnetic Media over the weekend by former leader, Dr. Edward Smith… what is surprising is that Smith has not given up on the idea of offering as a candidate. “From the very onset, I believe in choice. At that time they were saying both parties were not doing what they’re supposed to, they were calling them failed engines. It stands at that position right now, they are saying they have failed and that is why out came another party. It shows you that the PPP, they wanted an option, they want an alternative and therefore I believe in giving those persons that opportunity and if I can represent, that’s what I will do.”Smith said he is being courted by two political parties; that he will go with the one which most closely aligns with his dreams for a better Turks and Caicos. Dr. Smith, and his major mistake in properly denouncing US citizenship once he became a candidate in the 2012 General Elections forced an expensive by-election for the Cheshire Hall district. The Rufus Ewing led PNP still held on to election victory after the re-run.
Clark County voters today advanced Chuck Atkins and Shane Gardner to be the next sheriff and gave an endorsement to two-term Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, who will face Democrat Bob Dingethal in November.First results showed Atkins, a retired sheriff’s commander, with 41 percent of the vote and Gardner, a sheriff’s sergeant, with a 32 percent share.Herrera Beutler captured 47 percent of first ballots, while Dingethal has 41 percent. In legislative races,two incumbents trailed. Former county Republican chairwoman Lynda Wilson outpolled first-term Democrat Monica Stonier in the 17th District. In the 18th, first-term Republican Brandon Vick trailed Democrat Mike Briggs. All four candidates will advance to the general election.Under Washington’s law, the top two candidates in each race advance to the general election, regardless of party.Vick appeared to split the vote with conservative Republican John Ley, who gained 26 percent of the votes compared with 34 percent for Vick and 40 percent for Briggs.In the 49th Legislative District, voters preferred Republican Lisa Ross over Carolyn Crain to challenge Democrat Jim Moeller for the Position 2 House seat. Moeller had defeated Crain, a regular on the public meetings circuit, two years ago. For the other seat, Incumbent Sharon Wylie and Republican Anson Service advanced.
Tech Industry Comments Tags Android Q beta: What’s new? 12 The 56 best Android games of 2019 Andy Rubin has been accused by his estranged wife of setting up a separate account to conceal income from Google before he left the company in 2014. Kim Kulish/Corbis Andy Rubin, a former Google executive and the inventor of the Android operating system, left the search giant after having an “inappropriate relationship” with a subordinate and then concealed secret payments related to his departure from his wife for several years, according to a court filing made public Tuesday.The civil complaint, filed in San Mateo Superior Court by Rubin’s estranged wife, Rie Hirabaru Rubin, alleges Rubin and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married, defrauding her of money that should have been due her as part of community property. The New York Times reported in October that Google paid Rubin $90 million after company co-founder Larry Page asked for his resignation following an allegation that Rubin coerced a female employee into performing oral sex in a hotel room in 2013. Rubin left the company in 2014.The Times report arose during a period of prominent figures in industries ranging from politics to entertainment being toppled by revelations of sexual harassment or sexual assault. In the tech industry, companies such as Uber have wrestled with accounts of work environments fraught with varying degrees of sexual harassment.The lawsuit, reported earlier by BuzzFeed, doesn’t specifically mention the hefty severance package Google allegedly paid Rubin, but it does allege he “concealed his income” from her and kept her “in the dark as to his sources of income, the amount of money the family had, and what it was being spent on.” Share your voice The redacted complaint goes on to allege that before he left Google, Rubin stopped making deposits into their joint account and set up a separate bank account in just his name, where he deposited his earnings and made selected payments. “These included hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments to other women,” the complaint reads.Andy Rubin also ran “what appeared to be a sex ring,” according to the complaint, which notes the premarital agreement protected Rubin from financial consequences of a divorce due to extramarital affairs. The complaint alleges Rubin had affairs with at least five other women.The “sex ring” allegations contained in the complaint mirror those made by a Google shareholder in a lawsuit. Shareholder James Martin sued the company in January, saying that “Rubin was allowed to quietly resign” after an internal investigation found the sexual harassment allegation to be credible. “While at Google, Rubin is also alleged to have engaged in human sex trafficking — paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to women to be, in Rubin’s own words, ‘owned’ by him,” Martin’s complaint said.Rubin’s attorney in the divorce case disputed the veracity of the claims lodged by Rie Rubin.”This is a family law dispute involving a wife who regrets her decision to execute a prenuptial agreement,” Ellen Stross said in a statement. “It is full of false claims, and we look forward to telling our side of the story.”Google didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. A former attorney who’s named as a defendant in this lawsuit couldn’t be reached for comment. 4:54 56 Photos Now playing: Watch this: Google
Bruce Botelho leads a discussion on rural self-governance in Anchorage. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage)Formalizing a government to government relationship between tribes and the state was the message and mission today of former members of a commission tasked with addressing tribal self governance. Their report says rural governance “remains unfinished business in Alaska.”Download AudioThe Alaska Commission on Rural Governance and Empowerment first reported on the need for tribal recognition 15 years ago.Veronica Slajer, the president of the North Star Group and member of the original commission, says Thursday’s report outlines the need for the state to recognize a Native Way of Life Priority, allow for tribal jurisdiction and develop natural resources for the benefit of local people.Slajer says these priorities all allude to one thing.“The number one recommendation is the state at some level, whether it’s legislative initiative or administrative initiative or both, needs to once and for all recognize tribes,” she said.Though little progress has been made at a state level on the issue, Slajer says the state’s social and political climates have changed over the last 15 years.“Everybody sees that there’s an issue. And also, there’s fewer people who are fearing this issue,” she said. “There’s more people who recognize tribes, work with them and are in fact seeing the constructive role and see how everybody needs to work together.”Despite those changes, Slajer says the state’s inconsistent message when it comes to working with tribes has made progress slow.“Until we get that consistent message, whether it be from the administrative arm, the legislative arm, or the judicial arm, being comprehensive recognition of tribes and working with tribes universally, we have a lot of work to do,” she said.With a new state administration, Slajer is hopeful progress can be made.Incoming Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott also served on both commissions and is a Tlingit from Yakutat. He says he will work with Governor elect Bill Walker to strengthen the state’s relationship with tribal entities.“We will try to make progress at the level of the policies and programs and the administration of state government to maximum extent possible,” Mallott said.The commission is no longer active, but former commission members and others met last December to streamline the report, which they presented to the public Thursday.
Aritree AdhikariThe High Court on Sunday asked the probe committee formed to look into the suicide of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College girl Aritree Adhikari to submit its report by 12 May, reports UNB.The HC bench of justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and justice KM Kamrul Kader also directed the probe panel to inform it what steps have been taken to appoint psychologists or take their opinions to formulate a national guideline to prevent the reoccurrence of suicide.Deputy attorney general ABM Abdullah Al Mahmud Bashar who represented the state expressed the hope that they will be able to submit the progress report by the deadline.Aritree Adhikari, 15, daughter of Dilip Adhikari, and a class-IX student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, committed suicide at their Shantinagar residence in the city on 3 December last year after teachers rebuked her and her parents for using mobile phone during examination.On 4 December, the High Court ordered the formation of a five-member committee, headed by the additional education secretary, to look into the suicide and formulate a national guideline to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.There were a lawyer, a psychologist, a former judge and a social welfare ministry official of deputy secretary rank in the committee. The committee had been asked to submit two reports within a month.
Soft robots matter. If we are to enjoy potential applications for robots that can grasp, hold, and manipulate objects without dropping or crushing them, then the engineers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) potentially have much to contribute. At MIT, they are looking into, well, robots that can turn to the more delicate responsibility of handling eggs without dropping and smashing them.Engineers at MIT’s CSAIL have built a new robot that has a hand with three fingers, made out of silicone rubber. This is a robotic gripper with special sensors and it can estimate the size and shape of an object accurately enough to identify it from a set of multiple items.Adam Conner-Simons reported in MIT News on Wednesday that researchers have demonstrated the 3-D-printed robotic hand made out of silicone rubber, which can lift and handle objects as delicate as an egg and as thin as a compact disc. “Just as impressively,” he said, “its three fingers have special sensors that can estimate the size and shape of an object accurately enough to identify it from a set of multiple items.” A video shows the gripper holding items such as disk, cube, coffee cup, little soft, stuffed animal toy, and other objects. One can see success in holding various shapes, sizes and textures. Robots are often limited in what they can do because of how hard it is to interact with objects of different sizes and materials,” CSAIL Director Daniela Rus said. “Grasping is an important step in being able to do useful tasks; with this work we set out to develop both the soft hands and the supporting control and planning systems that make dynamic grasping possible.”At the core of their technology are their “bend sensors,” said Conner-Simons. “When the gripper hones in an object, the fingers send back location data based on their curvature. Using this data, the robot can pick up an unknown object and compare it to the existing clusters of data points that represent past objects.” With just three data points from a single grasp, algorithms distinguish between objects.Bianca S. Homberg, Robert K. Katzschmann, Mehmet R. Dogar, and Daniela Rus, team members for the soft robotic hand, authored the paper, “Haptic Identification of Objects using a Modular Soft Robotic Gripper,” where they discuss the hand and how it works.The authors wrote that “With the integrated bend sensors – one data point from each of the three fingers– our robot is able to identify a set of canonical objects of different shape, size and compliance by grasping them. We do this by building a relation between objects and the configurations the soft hand takes while grasping them. Then, given an unidentified object from our training set, our robot grasps it and uses proprioception to identify it. Through experiments we show that our hand can successfully distinguish between objects up to the resolution limit of the proprioceptive sensors.”Researchers control the gripper via pistons, pushing pressurized air through the fingers. The pistons cause bubbles to expand in the fingers, spurring them to stretch and bend. The robotic hand can hold objects using “enveloping grasps,” where the object is entirely contained within the gripper, and “pinch grasps,” where the object is held by the tips of the fingers.As for materials used, silicone rubber was chosen, and the MIT News report spelled out why. The fingers were made of silicone rubber because of it being “relatively stiff, but also flexible enough to expand with the pressure from the pistons. Meanwhile, the gripper’s interface and exterior finger-molds are 3-D-printed, which means the system will work on virtually any robotic platform.”CSAIL is the largest research laboratory at MIT. 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. Explore further Soft robotic hand can pick up and identify a wide array of objects © 2015 Phys.org More information: groups.csail.mit.edu/drl/wiki/ … _Robotic_Gripper.pdf Three fingers on a new soft robotic gripper each have special sensors that can estimate the size and shape of an object accurately enough to identify it from a set of multiple items. Credit: Jason Dorfman/CSAIL Citation: Soft robotic hand can hold on as CSAIL demonstrates (2015, October 1) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2015-10-soft-robotic-csail.html Soft robots are in focus at MIT. They are built from non-traditional materials like paper and synthetic fiber. Brooks Hays reported on their work for UPI on Wednesday.
This month, they came up with some very fine projects. Some of them being, a photo composition on Kailash Temple at Ellora by Christel Pilz.Pandit Laxman Krishnarao Pandit launched a DVD of Hindustani Classical Music, Sanskrit theatre from Kerala, by Natana Kairali- ‘Toranayuddham’ from Abhisheka Nataka (Act III) of Bhasa was performed while people enjoyed in awe! You shouldn’t be sad if you’ve missed these, there are so many more lined up! PUBLIC LECTURES ON BUDDHISM Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’ Indian art is an expression of Indian life and thought attuned to its vast natural background and its socio-religious traditions. It is not exclusive or sectarian in the narrow sense of the term. Its style, technique or general tenor has nothing to do with any particular religious outlook. It is fed and fostered upon a vast store-house of Indian traditions, symbols and designs.Buddhist art is meant popularly those monuments and paintings which have for the main purpose the edification or popularization of Buddhism. Fortunately enough, in India and outside where Buddhism did exist, or still exists, there are innumerable monuments representing different phases of Buddhism and these help visualise the trend of Buddhist art through the ages. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixA short-term course on Buddhist Studies, its art and Philosophy was conducted every Wednesday and Friday of this month by IGNCA. The enrolment being free of cost and on a first come first served basis also provided students with a certificate. The course was headed by Radha Banerjee SarkarDate: 30 July Venue: Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath Time: 3.30 to 5.30 pm. PUPPET SHOW ON THE LIFE OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDAOn the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in collaboration with Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi is producing a puppet show on the life of Swami Vivekananda. This show, created by Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, Udaipur, has already travelled to around 200 centres in the north, north-east and western India. It has been received very well in each city. An English version of the puppet show is ready to be performed in the Capital too. Minister of Culture, Yesso Naik will inaugurate the English version of the puppet show at Ramakrishna Mission Auditorium. Venue: Vivekananda Auditorium, Ramakrishna Mission, DelhiTime: 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p. m.Date: Thursday, 31 July PROJECT MAUSAM MONTHLY LECTURE SERIESProject Mausam Monthly Lecture series in association with NMA, IGNCA and IIC is coming up with a talk on Great Stupa at Amaravati in coastal Andhra and the Indian Ocean World. It is a talk by Akira Shimada, State University of New York, New Paltz. Project Mausam is an interdisciplinary project initiated by the Ministry of Culture that aims to explore the cultural heritage of coastal settlements along the Indian Ocean, along with various cultural dimensions of the monsoon winds that shaped communications and interactions across the seas. Collating archaeological and historical data, the project will research and celebrate the diversity of cultural, commercial and religious interactions in the Indian Ocean world -extending from East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka to the Southeast Asian archipelago.Venue: Conference Room I, India International Centre, 40, Max Muller Marg Time: 6.30 p.m.
PAX Labs, makers of the popular PAX 3 and PAX Era vaporizers, have today updated their app to offer a new feature called Session Control.The idea here is based around the fact that people can sometimes overindulge when using a vaporizer for the first time, as the effects of cannabis oil can take a minute or two to kick in, leading people to continue puffing.With Session Control, users can control their intake by selecting micro, small or medium puffs. Once the user has maxed out their session by puffing, the PAX Era will lock for 30 seconds, stopping users from overdoing it.PAX launched an app called PAX Mobile in 2017 to give vape users even more control over their experience. From temperature control to different color schemes, the PAX Mobile app lets users fiddle with the PAX 3 or PAX Era on the fly.While temperature control makes sense for more experienced users, Session Control lets newer users control their intake without making the process overly complicated.“We want the tech to get out of the way,” said PAX Labs CEO Bharat Vassan. “A big part of what we want to do is to not have people staring at their phone. That’s why we use firmware so that the device updates itself. This way, users can set it and forget it.”Session Control is available for the PAX Era, which vaporizes oil, and Vassan said they’re thinking of ways to introduce something similar with the PAX 3, which is a floral vaporizer.
Yesterday, many customers of the British commercial Bank, Lloyds, faced a lot of problems leaving them unable to login into their accounts on the bank’s website. According to Lloyds, it only affected Lloyd’s customers and not the group’s Halifax and Bank of Scotland brands, and has also not affected app logins. Unhappy with the glitch, the customers started complaining on social media on Sunday evening, “Is your banking app/website down for maintenance? My internet is fine but I cannot access my bank on any device.” Addressing to one of the user issues on Twitter, a Lloyds Banking Group spokesperson said, “We are currently aware that some customers may be experiencing intermittent issues when trying to access their online banking service this morning.” According to the Lloyds website, its internet banking platform was undergoing maintenance between midnight and 6 am on Sunday but a spokeswoman was unable to confirm whether there was any link to the later outage. Kevin Beaumont, a cybersecurity writer, tweeted that “the Lloyd’s Bank have invalid DNSSEC setup and invalid serials. Also, Google’s DNS servers (184.108.40.206 etc), widely used by people, reject the lookups as a result.” The bank replied to Beaumont neither confirming nor denying his views by saying, “We’re aware that some of our customers are experiencing problems accessing our online services. We’re working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.” The bank has been replying to other customers on Twitter and apologizing for the inconvenience. They have also assured the customers that the issue will be resolved soon. According to the latest update, Lloyds bank tweeted that “the intermittent issues some customers experienced yesterday with our Internet Banking service has been resolved.” To know more about this news, visit Lloyds Bank’s Twitter thread. Read Next Wells Fargo’s online and mobile banking operations suffer a major outage Mandrill email API outage unresolved; leaving users frustrated Microsoft Cloud services’ DNS outage results in deleting several Microsoft Azure database records
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: G.A British Airways, Air France-KLM, Cathay Pacific and Qantas are among 11 carriers fined a total of almost €800 million for their roles in a global air cargo cartel during 1999 and 2006.The European Commission claimed the carriers colluded to fix surcharges for fuel and security, the Commission putting a halt to the “illegal behaviour” in 2006 following advice from cartel member Lufthansa, which received full immunity from fines, “as it was the first to provide information about the cartel”. Air France-KLM was fined the most from the group at over €310 million, British Airways was next at over €104 million. Qantas and LAN Chile were fined the least at over €8 million each.”It is deplorable that so many major airlines coordinated their pricing to the detriment of European businesses and European consumers,” European Commission competition vice president Joaquin Almunia said. “With today’s decision the Commission is sending a clear message that it will not tolerate cartel behaviour”.According to Mr Almunia, the carriers stopped competing against each other, instead conspiring “to ensure that worldwide airfreight carriers imposed a flat rate surcharge per kilo for all shipments” and then by introducing a security surcharge of which they refused to pay commissions.”The fact that fuel prices were increasing, or that security costs rose after the 2001 terrorist attacks, is not an acceptable reason to stop competing against each other,” Mr Almunia said.”If companies’ costs increase, it’s normal that their prices also increase. “But companies cannot collude to fix the price for customers.”Mr Almunia said the Commission supports unions within the airline industry, but on the condition that monopolies or “excessive market power” were not a result.In fact, Mr Almunia was quick to shoot down “the alliance excuse”, saying that, “whenever contacts between carriers were held within the terms of an alliance the Commission ignored them for the purpose of this decision.”However, there were also pricing discussions that were clearly illegal.”[T]he existence of an alliance agreement cannot give a blank cheque for naked price coordination among the members of this alliance.”Qantas has advised it will release a statement in regards to the fines it has received. e-Travel Blackboard will keep you abreast of news as it comes to hand.
in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Company News Investors Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Rates Processing Service Providers 2011-11-23 Abby Gregory Drop in Rates Pushes Borrowing Costs to Historic Low November 23, 2011 374 Views Mortgage rates continue to drop and recent statistics show that the price of long-term lending is approaching historically low numbers. Results of this week’s “”survey””:http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/data.html?type=popup&heig0ht=600&width=700&week=47&year=2011 from “”Freddie Mac””:http://www.freddiemac.com/ show that an unexpected rise in home sales coupled with low rates have brought the cost of borrowing to its second-lowest level ever recorded. [IMAGE]Percentages for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage loan fell to 3.98 percent off of 4 percent from the previous week, and the averages for 15-year fixed rate mortgages hit 3.3 percent, representing a decline from 3.31 percent last week. Rates for adjustable rate mortgages dropped between weeks as well, with 5/1-year rates going to 2.91 percent off of 2.97 and 1-year ARMS falling to 2.79 from 2.98. However, the 3.98 percent total for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages isn’t the lowest the country has seen this season; Freddie Mac recorded a rate of 3.94 percent last month, demonstrating the lowest average rate for the product since 1971. The unanticipated uptick in home sales can also likely be attributed to the low cost of lending, and the pace of sales of[COLUMN_BREAK]previously owned homes jumped to 4.97 million last month, rising from September’s pace of 4.9 million. The increase in sales bucked the trend that were forecast by _Bloomberg’s_ economists’ survey, which called for a decline between September and October to 4.8 million. Speaking to _Bloomberg_, U.S. economist at Toronto-based “”Capital Economics Ltd.””:http://www.capitaleconomics.com/ said of the findings, “”Low interest rates have some effects. Housing is incredibly affordable at the moment due to the low interest rates and good valuations to be had as well.””As of October, the median pricing for American homes was down by 4.7 percent year-over-year, landing at $162,500 for the month. Additionally, the most recent application data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed a rise of 8.2 percent as of November 18, which represents the most elevated total since May of this year. “”Bankrate.com””:http://www.bankrate.com/ tallied the predictions of those in the mortgage field as to what mortgage rates will do in the week ahead, and the majority, 53 percent, forecast an unchanged rate for the next seven days. Twenty-seven percent noted that they felt rates would rise, and the remaining 20 percent said they expect to see a decline during the period. Meanwhile, “”LendingTree’s””:http://www.lendingtree.com/ look at this week’s rates indicates that many mortgages were sold at rates below the national average reported by Freddie Mac. The company went on to state that the variance observed in mortgage rates fluctuated by as much as 1.2 percent, or 120-basis points. The LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse, which concluded its newest data report on November 21, showed that the lowest rate among those surveyed rang in at 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Share
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rise in the future This reality also does not reflect in the plan In fact the plan seems to assume that creating more commercial complexes will lead to higher employment a fact reiterated by Vivek More deputy head of the DP department on Friday Listing out proposed infrastructure projects in the city he simply added “We are also creating better connectivity and that will bring jobs” Many are flummoxed at this link between more construction leading to more jobs calling it ‘disingenuous’ Hussain Indorewala assistant professor at the Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies says that only allowing builders to construct more commercial spaces cannot create jobs “To go along with such planning we need programmes specifically targeted towards creating jobs which seems to be missing here” In addition the plan does not seem to have prioritisedinnovative ways of achieving a better standard of life—news reports say that the plan has decided to not even match the living standards for public amenities prescribed nationally Welcome moves Beyond these however the plan promises to offer holistic social developmental elements like in a first creating multi-purpose housing centres exclusively for women These centres will have housing options for working women as well as offer facilities like childcare centres and coworking spaces It has also envisaged a new authority dedicated to tackling parking issues in the city from approving parking lots to conceptualising policies around the issue While these might be welcome additions the challenge will be in preparing systems which make sure that these plans are implemented Controversial plan The plan from its conceptualisation in 2012 has been ridden with controversies and has faced opposition from various groups including urban planners academics neighbourhood citizen groups and non-governmental organisations It has controversially left out the city’s slums and has not mapped them It has also made serious gaffes like showing roads that end in the sea or marking schools colleges religious places wrongly The errors forced the State government to step in and scrap the planin 2015 sending the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) back to the drawing board There is little doubt that the final plan on its release will be scrutinised thoroughly by many eyes Amidst this scrutiny almost everyone will be asking the same question— will the plan revive Mumbai or will it accelerate the crumble Expectations would be high from Indian badminton’s star-studded singles line-up but away from the spotlight Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are aiming to end the country’s men’s doubles medal drought at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in just their debut appearance At 17 and 20 respectively Satwik and Chirag form a formidable pair that has proved its mettle in international badminton often punching above their weight only to fall short of podium finishes File photo of Chirag Shetty (L) and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in action AFP "It was my father’s dream to see me play at the Commonwealth Games and so when I heard I was selected for the event it made me so happy It’s a dream for every sportsperson and I think we are pretty confident that we can win a medal looking at the way we have been playing in the last six months" Satwik told PTI Chirag added: "No Indian men’s pair has won a medal at the CWG If you look at the pool Olympic silver and Olympic bronze medallist from Malaysia and England respectively are playing but we have been playing well so we are confident of a good show" At a little over six feet the youngsters make for imposing figures on the court which is largely dominated by diminutive Asian shuttlers Their height was one of the reasons why Malaysian doubles coach Tan Kim Her paired them together after assuming office in 2016 For the first six months Satwik and Chirag struggled to play as a pair as their personalities are as different as chalk and cheese Both come from two completely different backgrounds While Satwik comes from the tiny town of Amalapuram in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh Chirag hails from Mumbai "When I used to play with Krishna (Prasad) there was good understanding and communication between both of us but when I partnered with Chirag there was so much of misunderstanding as who will play front who will play at the back there was a lot of communication problem" Satwik says "Our coach told us to stay together go out together and now we have become good friends he knows me well now and I know all about him as well" For the duo it was the Tata Open India International Challenge win that brought them into limelight in 2016 They also won in Mauritius and Bangladesh but their biggest win came next year when they clinched the Vietnam Open international challenge where they toppled former Olympic and world champion Markis Kido and his partner Hendra Gunawan en route to the title They also qualified for the Glasgow World Championship and managed to reach the quarters at the Korea Open and the French Open This year Satwik and Chirag made it to the semifinals at Indonesia Masters and could have been at the All England quarters if not for a few controversial service faults against London Olympics silver-medallist pair of Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen The disappointment behind them Satwik and Chirag set their sights on the Commonwealth Games Chirag says he had heard stories of Prakash Padukone winning the gold in 1978 Edmonton Games during his initial days at the Uday Pawar Badminton Academy "My coach Uday sir had told me that it was a huge thing at that time because it was one of the first medals for Indian badminton in such a big event So we are very overwhelmed to be a part of this team" Chirag says Their consistent performance also saw them knocking on the top 20 ranking "We are happy with the way we are playing Our target for this year was to play at least the second round but we played semi-finals already in Indonesia "We didn’t expect that we will so quickly make it to the top 25 We should reach at least be in top 15 by the end of this year" Satwik said Starting next year UK drivers with mental health problems will be eligible to apply to receive a blue badge parking permit This means that people with non-visible disabilities such as autism as well as less obvious mental health issues will be able to park in disabled spaces just the same as those with physical disabilities This decision has been made by the Department of Transport and represents the largest overhaul of the system for more than 40 years The government said that the current system lacks clarity though it does not completely exclude those with mental disabilities as opposed to physical from possessing a blue badgeCredit: PA They said that the rules are open to interpretation from local authorities and this move seeks to clear up any confusion there might be Jesse Norman the UKs Minister for Transport said: "Blue badges are a lifeline for disabled people giving them the freedom and confidence to get to work and visit friends independently "The changes we have announced today will ensure that this scheme is extended equally to people with hidden disabilities so that they can enjoy the freedoms that many of us take for granted"Credit: PA So under the new rules people who are eligible to hold a blue badge parking permit include people who suffer from very considerable psychological distress when travelling people with difficulty walking – although this does not just mean physical disabilities and takes into account both the physical act and the experience of walking and those who cannot travel without a risk of serious harm to their health and safety or that of others This last point includes those who have children with autism There are currently around 24m blue badges held by disabled people in the UK The scheme which was launched in 1970 allows disabled people to park for free in pay and display car parks as well as for up to three hours in areas that are covered by yellow lines In London badge holders are also exempt from the Congestion ChargeCredit: PA Three out of four disabled badge holders say that they wouldnt leave the house as often if they didnt have their blue badge Jane Harris of the National Autistic Society said that this amendment to the eligibility rules would "make a massive difference to the lives of many of the 600000 autistic people in England and their families" She continued: Just leaving the house is a challenge for many autistic people involving detailed preparation – and sometimes overwhelming anxiety about plans going wrong "And some autistic people might not be aware of the dangers of the road or become overwhelmed by busy or loud environments The possibility of not being able to find a parking space near where youre going can mean you cant contemplate leaving the house at all" Featured Image Credit: PA Topics: Uk news Mental healthA teenager was shot by police after he lunged at his classmates with a knife A fight broke out at Hug High School in Reno during which a 14-year-old pupil who hasnt been named pulled out a knife and began threatening other students the Reno Gazette Journal reports The young student refused to drop his knife when asked by the school police officer so he shot at him to stop the threat He is currently in hospital in a critical condition Reno police chief Jason Soto told local reporters last night: "Once the threat was stopped the officer immediately began to provide medical aid to the student until emergency medical assistance arrived" The officer who also hasnt been named has been placed on administrative leave which is routine for officers who have been involved in shootings The school was placed into lockdown at around 1130am (local time) yesterday while the incident played out with pupils being told to stay inside before finally being sent home at around 230pm Several of the students who witnessed the incident filmed it on their phones Jiselle Mandugano a 17-year-old student from Hug told the Reno Gazette Journal what happened after the boy pulled out the knife the other kind tried to avoid it she said I didnt see him get shot I just saw him fall to the floor I was so scared she added The teen was taken to hospital where he is said to be in a critical condition There were no other reported injuries Featured image credit: Twitter/special_ed775creation of public amenities and cheap homes.6 percent of the spending level Congress approved last month.President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have repeatedly said they want to shrink the federal role in education and give parents more opportunity to choose their children’s schools.
Feltman was placed on leave in May while serving as pastor of St. Sohan Lal (55) holds passport sized images in his hands of his daughter Murti (right) and niece Pushpa (l.VIEW MORESimon de Trey-White—eyevine1 of 49A top Japanese scientist who oversaw and co-authored a controversial stem-cell study has committed suicide by hanging authorities said on Tuesday Yoshiki Sasai 52 was found in a research institution next to his workplace by a security guard on Tuesday morning and was pronounced dead at a hospital two hours later Sasai was deputy director of the prestigious RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology and supervised a study by lead author Haruko Obokata that was published in the journal Nature earlier this year Obokata claimed to have found a highly innovative new method for creating stem cells but when the method could not be replicated a probe was launched and it was found that parts of the study had been plagiarized The paper was withdrawn from Nature in July following months of dispute about its veracity According to the Wall Street Journal Sasai maintained that he was brought into the project at a late stage He consistently expressed remorse for not keeping a closer eye on the research while continuing to argue that parts of the study held evidence of a genuine breakthrough Phil Campbell editor in chief of Nature issued a statement calling Sasais death a great loss to the scientific community “Yoshiki Sasai was an exceptional scientist and he has left an extraordinary legacy of pioneering work across many fields within stem cell and developmental biology” Campbell said Contact us at editors@timecomMay 30 As accusers wept behind him Pa fell 0 it turns out we should also be careful when it comes to online security On Dec which Schultz believes is "jeopardizing [his] legacy That makes it particularly tough for science reporters to get out into the field and cover research as it’s happening” she says but officials now hope to see it later this month founder of UAS sensor development company Field of View in Grand Forks He added that the Trump Administration would not seek to enforce federal statutes against those using marijuana for medical purposes such as Colorado and Washington The vehicle hit an approach a kind of art was one of the latest doles offered by PDP which is witnessing a decline in its popularity graph among people since coming into power two years ago 15 and possibly other organizations in Europe will pitch in Just try and stay aggressiveParis: Mesut Ozil scored as Arsenal eased to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday while Michy Batshuayi snatched Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates Reuters Left-back Nacho Monreal put Arsenal into an early lead with his fifth goal of the season tapping in after home goalkeeper Aly Keita inexplicably let the ball slip from his grasp The visitors were also gifted the second goal in the 24th minute as Ostersunds tried to play their way out of their own area with Henrikh Mkhitaryan latching onto the loose ball and seeing a low cross diverted into his own net by defender Sotirios Papagiannopoulos Ostersunds coach Graham Potter a former defender for Stoke and West Brom in England made two half-time changes in an attempt to change the flow of the game but Arsenal all but ended the tie before the hour mark Mkhitaryan played in Ozil who jinked his way through and saw his shot burst through the hands of the hapless Keita and bobble into the net Ostersunds were gifted a chance to at least add a memorable goal to their fairytale run but after Tesfaldet Tekie was brought down by Hector Bellerin David Ospina saved Tom Pettersson’s injury-time penalty The comfortable win means that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be able to rest his key players for the second leg at the Emirates in a week’s time "We did the job well controlled the ball against a good side" Wenger told BT Sport "Overall we played a serious game so job done They looked very nervous and we took advantage of it" Red-hot Batshuayi rescues Dortmund Batshuayi continued his good form with a late brace as Dortmund fought back to beat Atalanta 3-2 at Signal Iduna Park Dortmund forged ahead on the half-hour mark through Andre Schurrle but Josip Ilicic’s quickfire double after half-time put Atalanta ahead Dortmund hit back midway through the second period though as Batshuayi slammed in his fourth goal in three games for the club since joining on loan from Chelsea in January And the Belgian striker pounced in the first minute of added time to give the two-time runners-up a precious lead in the tie "The really disappointing thing is we threw away a game that we shouldn’t have lost" admitted Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini "After cradling the dream of winning we suffered this disappointment in the final minutes The second leg will not be easy" Elsewhere Atletico Madrid recovered from falling behind early on at FC Copenhagen to cruise to a 4-1 victory Saul Niguez Kevin Gameiro and Antoine Griezmann were all on the scoresheet as Diego Simoene’s La Liga title-chasers put one foot into the last 16 Serie A leaders Napoli have it all to do though after Germany international Timo Werner’s second-half brace led RB Leipzig to a shock 3-1 win in Italy Patrick Cutrone and Fabio Borini scored as AC Milan claimed a 3-0 advantage over Ludogorets Razgrad to take back to the San Siro for the return leg "I’m a bit angry we could do a lot better Having fast players they put us in trouble" said a surprisingly disgruntled Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso Mario Balotelli scored twice but 10-man Nice blew a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at home to Lokomotiv Moscow as Manuel Fernandes hit a hat-trick while Valere Germain struck two goals as Marseille cruised past Braga 3-0 A 78th-minute winner from Callum McGregor gave former European champions Celtic victory over Zenit St Petersburg at Parkhead and Lazio were beaten 1-0 by FCSB in Bucharest Lyon semi-finalists last season impressively saw off Villarreal 3-1 with Nabil Fekir and Memphis Depay both finding the net Senior JD(U) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sharad Yadav on his first day of Bihar tour on Thursday revolted against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and accused him of betraying the public mandate by siding with NDA Veteran socialist leader Yadav vented his ire in Hajipur en route to Muzaffarpur where he addressed a public meeting Yadav has been against breaking the grand alliance with RJD and Congress However he had refrained from attacking Nitish directly until now File image of Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav PTI But Yadav did not spare Nitish on his first day of visit signalling he is ready to face any action from the party "People have been cheated They voted Mahagathbandhan to power and the mandate was against the BJP But Nitish betrayed voters which has made me very sad" Yadav said On the other hand JD(U) spokesmen took a dig at him Party spokesman Ajay Alok said "How can Tejashwi Tej Pratap and Lalu become ideal for him He is playing a very dangerous game Party has nothing to do with his tour but his outbursts are against the party line" Another spokesman Neeraj Kumar warned Sharad and said "Party is always stronger than a leader He will soon realise that " The national executive meeting of the JD(U) is scheduled on 19 August and a decision might be taken on Yadav before that The party had extended aninvitation to him also when it seemed that he had reconciled with Nitish But Yadav himself is in two minds and has said that he will take a decision about participating in the party’s meeting on the basis of responses he would receive during his tour California. and other "user facilities, On her part, National Theatre, according to Sgt. of Beulah, is said to be exploring other political options. Reuters The CPM has published a booklet titled "Tripura -people first model" to "project the true picture regarding the conspiracy of the BJP against the state government".
He was one of the last witnesses called by the defense Friday and news media from across the country packed the courtroom to listen to his account of the shooting.What to Read Next Alec Baldwin speaks out after he’s arrested for allegedly punching man over NYC parking spot Yahoo Celebrity Sponsored U. R-Ariz. and Susan Collins R-MaineThe concessions made to get them on board forced GOP leaders to add more than $250 billion in tax cuts for individuals and businesses to their plan To offset some of these costs they had to abandon efforts to fully repeal the alternative minimum tax for individuals and companies instead scaling it backThe AMT was put in place in the 1980s as a way to prevent wealthier Americans from using tax deductions to avoid paying taxesFlake announced his "yes" vote after he said he had secured leadership backing for two priorities: one related to how businesses can deduct major investments like equipment purchases and the second involving a solution for immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children"Having secured both of those objectives I am pleased to announce I will vote in support of the tax reform bill" Flake said in a statementFlake said his deficit concerns were allayed by a new approach to the bill’s expensing deduction which allows businesses to write off the full cost of investments in equipment and facilities The change calls for gradually phasing out the break after five years instead of abruptly canceling it That adds $34 billion to the cost of the bill but Flake said it would save money in the longer term by making lawmakers less likely to extend the break in the face of pressure from business interestsFlake also said the administration and Senate leaders had agreed to work with him toward a resolution for immigrants brought illegally to this country as children Known as "dreamers" these immigrants were granted temporary protections under the Obama administration which Trump has announced he will revoke in MarchFlake is a longtime proponent of reforming immigration laws and wants permanent protections for dreamers He said Vice President Pence had committed to working with him on the issue though without offering a timeline or a specific solutionJohnson came on board after leadership sweetened the deal for certain businesses whose owners pay taxes through the individual code rather than at corporate rates Johnson retains partial ownership in one such "pass-through" business and the issue has been a key concern"I appreciate the Senate leadership’s willingness to work to close the gap between pass-through businesses and C corporations" Johnson said The term C corporations refers to those businesses that file their taxes on the corporate side of the codeSenate GOP leaders had proposed allowing pass-through owners to deduct 174 percent of their income from their taxes and then pay taxes on the remaining income Johnson and Sen Steve Daines (R-Mont) argued for days that this was not generous enough for these businesses and GOP leaders reluctantly raised the deduction level to 20 percent which added roughly $60 billion to the size of the tax cut But Johnson continued holding out and on Friday he said the deduction had been raised to 23 percent securing his supportThat meant that he and Daines were able to extract $114 billion in tax cuts for these firms in just a few daysCollins said leadership had promised her the bill would protect certain deductions individuals use to lower their tax bills including on matters related to medical expenses and tax payments to state and local governments Collins also said leadership had agreed to support passing two bipartisan bills to help stabilize the health insurance system set up under the Affordable Care ActSenate leaders had little margin for error since they can lose only two GOP votes and still prevail in the closely divided chamber Democrats were unanimously opposed to the bill and took turns Friday delivering scorching floor speeches slamming it as a giveaway to the richAnd as evening wore into night Friday with Republicans still fine-tuning the final language of the bill Democrats exploded in outrage when Sen Claire McCaskill D-Mo, but on Friday it emerged that Corker’s demands had not been met.An alleged coup attempt in the small west African nation of Gambia prompted the arrests of several dozen civilian and military personnel However, "We are excited to take CEAT UTT to new cities where the fans can enjoy the game at its highest level. with the champions taking home Rs 1 crore, Kansas, Bolangir.
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The Museum of Modern Art announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the original set of 176 emojis. too, He was made both producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV in December 2010 with a mandate to revamp the title. so did most of CPRIT’s eight-member scientific review council (one member, will walk Meghan down the aisle of St.K. Greece Poland and Estonia currently meet that benchmark Massive economies like Germany and Canada have not even come close despite President Obamas persistent demands that they spend more In an interview with the Atlantic in April Obama famously referred to these allies as "free-riders" He also recalled warning his then-counterpart British Prime Minister David Cameron that "You have to pay your fair share" or else face the end of the "special relationship" between London and Washington After that the UK increased defense spending to slightly more than 2% of GDP a share it is expected to maintain under new Prime Minister Theresa May So it is possible to see Trump as simply driving a harder bargain than Obama one that would directly punish Europeans for failing to pay their bills He wouldnt be the first American politician to do so In 1984 at the height of the Cold War Senator Sam Nunn who was then the senior Democrat on the Armed Services Committee proposed withdrawing a third of US troops from Western Europe unless the allies ramped up their defense contributions The idea failed to win support from the Reagan Administration and the Senate But it did underscore the eternal problem of burden sharing within NATO: Why would the Europeans bother spending money to defend themselves when the US commitment to their defense is unconditional "It is a recipe for free-riding" says Jeremy Shapiro the research director at the European Council on Foreign Relations And as a result the US still accounts for roughly 70% of the total NATO defense budget spending more on security than all the European allies combined That has led some observers including Daalder to see an upside in Trumps attitude toward NATOs more frugal members "If theres one salutary factor coming out of this campaign" Daalder says "my hope is that they start spending a little more and a little quicker" Theres just one problem with that expectation If Trump continues to push the notion that NATO is a commercial enterprise reliant less on the mutual trust and commitment of its members than on the question of who is picking up the check he could alienate his European partners so completely that they will have no alliance left to defend "Everybody will be so frustrated and disappointed with the other side that they will not feel a desire to continue" says Shapiro “NATO will become a hollow shell because nobody will be contributing” A lot of that frustration has already begun to show Even Europe’s typically cautious and understated officials have begun warning that NATO could split down the middle "It might be that [Trumps] policy priorities will lead America far away from some of the European basic principles or interests" Federica Mogherini the European Unions top official for foreign and security policy said in an interview televised last week "And in that case Brussels as well as all the European capitals decide our own foreign policy priorities independently from what happens in Washington" One option would be for Europe to create an alternative to NATO most likely under the umbrella of an EU army But mustering the political will for such a project does not seem likely any time soon The mood across Europe much like in the US, but chances are, the National Womens Law Center and the Human Rights Campaign also offered their advice. keep flipping over rocks and digging cores, here’s a handy trick to look them up.
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