RSS chief Bhagwat warns against misuse of power

first_imgKanpur: The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has asked the elected governments to guard against “misuse of power”. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, while addressing over 600 RSS volunteers, said: “Those getting elected in a democratic set-up have immense power, but this does not mean that it should be misused. If the government falters at any point of time, the Sangh will give it advice and suggestions with a positive point of view.” The RSS chief’s comments come days after the Narendra Modi government was sworn in, following the BJP’s overwhelming majority in the 17th Lok Sabha. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoC Bhagwat, who is on a four-day visit to Kanpur, asked volunteers not to be arrogant. “No matter how much good work you have done and how much you have helped others, arrogance takes it away,” he said. The RSS chief discussed the topics of nationalism, social equality and service in his interaction with volunteers. He also focused on qualitative development of Sangh volunteers and apprised them of his views on dedication towards society RSS leader Mohan Agarwal told reporters: “He also exhorted them to bring social equality, and eradicate illiteracy, drug and alcohol addiction and other social evils.” Mohan Bhagwat was here to participate in the ongoing 20-day training programme of Purvi Kshetra Prashikshan Varg (east zone unit) which started on May 24 and will continue till June 13 at the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanatan Dharma Vidyalaya.last_img read more

TMC asks Sabyasachi to step down as Bidhannagar Mayor

first_imgKolkata: State Urban Development minister Firhad Hakim has asked Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta to step down over the recent accusations of anti-party activities brought against him and added that the message has already been communicated to him over phone. The BMC councillors have begun preparations to move a no-confidence motion against Dutta as well.Hakim had met all Trinamool councillors of the BMC excluding Dutta at Trinamool Bhavan on Sunday to discuss the issue where most of the councillors reportedly spoke against Dutta. Hakim had subsequently sent a detailed report of the proceedings of the meeting to party supremo Mamata Banerjee. Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellersThe matter had come to the fore on Friday after Dutta addressed a meeting organised by the employees of the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Limited (WBSEDCL) at Vidyut Bhavan in Salt Lake. The employees demanded payment of DA by the state government, while Dutta criticised state Power minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay for his failure to clear the same. A rumour regarding Dutta joining the BJP has been doing the rounds for the past couple of months, which, however, has been dismissed by the BMC Mayor. On Sunday, BJP leader Mukul Roy had met Dutta at a club and the duo had reportedly had a long discussion. However, Dutta described the meeting as a courtesy call. On Saturday, Roy had said that Dutta had helped “smooth sailing for the BJP in the Lok Sabha election.” Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaMamata Banerjee had become visibly annoyed with Dutta after the poll margin of Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar dropped drastically in the New Town-Rajarhat Assembly segment that falls under Barasat Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Hakim said on Monday: “Over the past few months, Sabyasachi has been constantly making statements against the party. He is hobnobbing with those who had killed Gandhiji and are trying to destroy the social fabric of India. This is uncalled for. I have always considered him to be my younger brother. It is a big shock for me.” Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee added: “Sabyasachi does not know what to do. TMC has given him enough leverage but the party’s silence should not be considered as its weakness. Action will be taken against him. Nobody should consider that he is bigger than the party.” Dutta, however, said that he has not received any communiqué from the party and would act accordingly when he receives it and added that he will leave for East Europe in a few days.last_img read more

Trial starting on Indigenous bands claim to Lake Huron Georgian Bay

first_imgTORONTO — A complex trial involving a novel claim to a large swath of Lake Huron lake bed and allegations of broken promises is set to kick off in Toronto today.The trial pits the Saugeen Ojibway Nation against the federal and Ontario governments.The two aboriginal groups who make up the Saugeen Ojibway Nation launched their claims about two decades ago.They say their traditional territory includes what is now the Bruce Peninsula and lands south stretching from Goderich, Ont., to Collingwood, Ont.The territory, they assert, includes most of the waters of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron.The case will likely take years to wind its way through the court system.“We’re working on the schedule,” lawyer Cathy Guirguis, who represents the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, said in an interview on Wednesday. “What’s been requested of the court is over 200 days.”Essentially, two separate claims by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation — known as SON — against Ottawa and Ontario are in play.The first, which appears to be unprecedented in Canada, involves recognition of aboriginal title to land underwater that forms part of the Indigenous groups’ traditional homelands that weren’t surrendered by treaty. As far as she knows, Guirguis said, the courts have never ruled on title to lakes.Chief Lester Anoquot of Saugeen First Nation said the issues at stake are of profound importance.“This trial is not only a watershed moment for SON seeking recognition of our rights, but also for Indigenous peoples and aboriginal rights across Canada,” Anoquot said in a statement.“This is about legally recognizing how integral our waters are to us as Anishinaabe people, and how the relationship we have with, and the responsibilities we have to, our lands and our waters has survived to present day.”The second claim involves the Bruce Peninsula, which separates Lake Huron from Georgian Bay.Under a treaty in 1836, SON gave up more than 600,000 hectares of rich agricultural land south of Owen Sound, Ont. In exchange, the claim asserts, the Crown promised under Treaty 45-1/2 to protect forever what is now the Bruce Peninsula from settler incursion. However, just 18 years later in 1854 under Treaty 72, the Crown demanded the surrender of the peninsula on the basis the government could no longer protect the lands from settlers.SON now asserts that the Crown misled the First Nations and could have protected the peninsula as initially promised. The claim calls for the return of lands on the peninsula still owned by Ontario or Canada or that have not been bought and paid for by third parties. It’s not clear how much of the peninsula could be affected.Any compensation will be dealt with at a later phase of the trial.For their parts, the governments maintain they have dealt with the First Nations properly, have lived up to their treaty obligations and deny aboriginal title to the lands exist. They want the claims thrown out.Currently, court dates have been scheduled through the fall. This week will see two days of opening statements, with a week of evidentiary hearings scheduled for next week in Nawash or Cape Croker. After a week off, the court will then travel for another week of hearings in Saugeen First Nation.Colin Perkel, The Canadian Presslast_img read more


first_imgAdvertisement Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This agreement will allow Henry’s to enter the Quebec market and continue its expansion in Canada. The company believes it is important to preserve the identity and history behind this pillar of Montreal’s digital imaging landscape by ensuring that it continues to operate under the Lozeau banner after the transaction is completed. No changes are expected for the current store’s customers, staff and operations.About Henry’sProudly Canadian, family owned and operated, Henry’s first opened its doors in 1909 and has evolved into the leading specialty digital imaging retailer in Canada. With locations all across Canada and a strong B2B and ecommerce business, they are the source for the best and newest products, expert advice and award-winning customer service in camera-related hardware and accessories for photography, videography and online content creation.  Henry’s carries over 15,000 imaging-related products across all of the top brands it is the source for creators across Canada.  For more information please visit henrys.comAbout LozeauL. L. Lozeau was founded in 1927 by Leo Laurent Lozeau, primarily as a wedding photography and photo finishing business. Today, after more than 90 years of service, the family business enjoys the respect of the Quebec photography world and an unquestioned reputation for service quality and technical expertise. Its success is based in large part on the competence of its personnel. L. L. Lozeau is noted for its customer-based approach as well as for the wide variety of products and services on the cutting edge of imaging technology. Advertisement Login/Register With: Advertisement Facebook MONTREAL, April 15, 2019 – On Wednesday, the employees of Henry’s, a division of Cranbrook Glen Enterprises Ltd, and Lozeau learned they would form one great family as of June 2019. With stores across the country, Henry’s continues to grow in the photography and videography market by acquiring the Lozeau banner, Quebec’s leader in the industry.“We are absolutely thrilled to come to an agreement with such a well-respected brand and family in Montreal, and now have the opportunity to further grow the business with a partner who has the same DNA, core values and quality of customer experience. We’ve had a close relationship with the Lozeau family for more than 45 years, so it only seemed natural for us to build this alliance. It is our goal to continue the great work of Lozeau’s management team and employees, who built the reputation of this company, and continue to offer the best service to the wonderful creative community in Quebec.” Gillian Stein, Chief Executive Officer at Henry’s.”We’ve been running a successful, healthy company for the last 90 years. Thanks to this agreement with Henry’s, a team for which our family has always had great respect, we can ensure the future growth and sustainability of our banner in an industry undergoing constant change. With my parents looking to retire, it is an honour for my brother and I to take this new step with another family-owned business that has been operating for 100 years, and most importantly, shares similar ideals and business values.” Manon Lozeau-Simard, Vice President Administration and Human Resources at Lozeau.last_img read more

King Mohammed VI hosts a dinner in Washington

first_imgWashington- King Mohammed VI offered Friday night dinner at the “Corcoran Gallery” in Washington, on the occasion of his working visit to the United States at the invitation of President Barack Obama, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP).The dinner was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, in the presence of MM. Taib Fassi Fihri and Yassir Znagui the King’s advisor, ministers of the Moroccan government, in addition to the King’s goodwill ambassadors, Ms. Assia Alaoui Bensaleh and Serge Berdugo, other members of the high-level delegation, as well as the ambassador of Morocco in Washington, Rashad Bouhlal.The dinner was also attended by senior U.S. officials, including Daniel Yohannes , CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation ( MCC), the Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, congressmen , former U.S. ambassadors Morocco, Presidents of American think tanks , in addition to personalities from the world of culture and media from both countries.In a speech on this occasion, Mezouar paid tribute to the memory of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, “a leader who had a high appreciation of Morocco’s contribution to peace and stability in the world.” John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the minister said, had a “steadfast commitment to strengthen our historic alliance and maintained a special personal relationship with the late King Hassan II.”The minister said on this occasion that “to honor the memory of the late, His Majesty King Mohammed VI announced a contribution on behalf of President Kennedy for the Peace Corps in Morocco.”Over the past fifty years, more than 4,530 volunteers from the Peace Corps worked in Morocco according to the vision of President Kennedy to advance the cause of peace in the world, said Mezouar , adding that this gift will to support the vital work of volunteers in Morocco for youth empowerment , rural development , learning the English language , health and the environment.In this speech, the Minister stressed that the Royal Tour has an “exceptional historical importance that will cement our more resolute friendship.” “United we are because our friendship was able to rise above the vicissitudes of time,” he said, while stressing that the talks between King Mohammed VI and President Barack Obama have put in place “a new roadmap for a more innovative bilateral cooperation that lives up to our respective expectations and serves our mutual interests.”And enter the “deep conviction of Morocco and the United States that the promotion of bilateral relations is able to breathe more progress and prosperity.”© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or or redistributedlast_img read more

Softball Ohio State faces Maryland hoping to continue success in Big Ten

Then-junior outfielder Bri Betschel holds her bat out, prior to pulling back for a swing in a game against Wright State on Sep. 24. Credit: Gretchen Rudolph | For The LanternThe Ohio State softball team will continue its Big Ten season when it heads to College Park, Pennsylvania, to take on Maryland this weekend. The Buckeyes (18-9, 3-0 Big Ten) will take on the Terrapins (16-15, 0-3 Big Ten) in a three-game series.After three home wins against Indiana to begin conference play, sophomore outfielder Summer Constable said the team is coming in with a lot of momentum and excitement.“I think that if we were able to take that jump that fast, then it’s going to make the rest of our season even more exciting,” Constable said. Like Indiana, Maryland is also a familiar team to Ohio State, especially for Constable, who was a high school teammate of Terrapins sophomore infielder Sammie Stefan.Since 2016, Ohio State has won every game it has played against Maryland, including a 13-5 win in their first matchup this past season.Despite past records, Ohio State head coach Kelly Kovach Schoenly said Maryland is a stronger team, and is very solid and competitive. Maryland freshman infielder Taylor Okada has been the leader of the offense, leading the team with a .426 average, adding nine extra-base hits with 15 RBI. Freshman catcher Gracie Voulgaris has added 10 doubles and three home runs this season. Maryland junior infielder Anna Kufta has been the main power threat, leading the team with five home runs and 35 RBI. “They have winning records. They’ve done well in the preseason. I know in the past we’ve done well but doesn’t predict the future for sure,” Schoenly said. “We have to play well.”Last week, the Terrapins played against Minnesota and scored 13 runs, losing all three games. Schoenly said even in the losses, Maryland demonstrated the ability to put up plenty of runs. She added this puts additional pressure on Ohio State’s offense to keep up with the Terrapins’ bats.“The nice thing about playing Indiana this past weekend is that there were a lot of different situations that happened in the game,” Schoenly said. “My expectation is we are going to continue to get better and performing in the pressure.”This series between Ohio State and Maryland will start at 6 p.m. Friday. The second game will start at 2 p.m. Saturday, and the final game will be at 1 p.m. Sunday. read more

Lonelyhearted nurse accidentally killed herself after making last cry for help on Facebook

first_imgA lonely-hearted nurse who failed to find love on the internet accidentally killed herself after she posted a desperate last cry for help on Facebook in the hope of being rescued.Joanne Birt, 39, left her front door unlocked and posted an image of a person onto her social media page with the words “Please do not pity me I know.”But it is thought no-one spotted the message in time and she was found hanged in her kitchen by her lodger who arrived at the property to collect some belongings.An inquest heard Miss Birt who studied medicine at Salford University before becoming a podiatry nurse at Yarnspinners Primary Health Care in Nelson, Lancs, had been suffering from low moods since the death of her mother in 2006. Miss Birt was found by her lodger Coroner Richard Taylor recorded a conclusion of misadventure, saying: “Joanne very highly thought of and very popular at work and very competent at work.”There are different ways people deal with grief and it couldn’t have been anticipated that for Jo her grief would manifest in the deterioration of her mental health and causing her 10-year spiral.”During those ten years she had the support from her family who she would use as a shoulder to cry on and a listening post and they did that for her. It seems to me she seemed to want help in bursts and she would seek it over the years.”This was a lady whose mood would be changing daily and the day before she did she was seen smiling driving her car. But then we heard from Mr Scott saying she said that she was fed up. These were rather unusual circumstances. The posting on Facebook at 8.30 that night.”Mr Scott spoke to her throughout the day from 2pm to 9.30pm. The leaving of the door open and expecting the lodger to come back to stop her from doing what she was doing and expecting somebody in Facebook-land to have done something.”She died because of a deliberate act but I cannot go that step further and say it was an intentional act to end her life.” She consulted with mental health professionals and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder but began looking for men on online dating sites and would then meet up with them – even travelling to Italy one Christmas to be with one.Her sister Amanda Carney told the Burnley hearing: “She was quite lonely and that did begin to manifest itself more and more. I think she had impulsive thoughts and anything else exacerbated that. She had risk-taking behaviour.”A couple of Christmases ago she flew off to Italy staying with someone she met on the internet for a few days. I find that behaviour to be worrying and risk-taking. She would sign up to dating websites and meet people on there.”Amanda said she last spoke to her sister on the phone on July 14 and added: “She was crying, she was quite in a strange way. She sounded as if she was in pain. She said she couldn’t go on. She said that she couldn’t take anymore. She had definitely got worse in the last 12 months. When I spoke to her last she said ‘I’m going to commit suicide’John Birkcenter_img “I was trying to ask her exactly what was wrong. We had had many, many conversations over the years like this and I think I had become complacent about them.”She sort of said things about not wanting to go on and she would attribute them to mum’s death and feeling that she couldn’t cope without mum being here.”People are going to decide what they are going to do themselves. I think we did become complacent about it because what more can you say, what more can you do. It always needed Joanne to reach out to somebody. She had a lot of people to reach out to.”Really lots of people did support Joanne both professionally and privately. One minute she would call absolutely desperate for support and help saying that she couldn’t cope or go on. The next day it would magically all be back to being okay.”Miss Birt’s father John Birk said that after her mother died his daughter said: “Don’t worry dad I won’t be here long.”Mr Birt added: “She had definitely got worse in the last 12 months. When I spoke to her last she said ‘I’m going to commit suicide’. I said go on then if you’re going to do it and I feel guilty about that more than anything ever.”Miss Birt’s ex-partner of 22 years Fred Scott told the court that he had been in almost constant contact with her on the day before her death up until 9.21pm, with her expressing that she was “fed up” with another previous boyfriend.Mr Scott said: “She called on and off. She said she was down, feeling a bit fed up. She said I’m fed up with him. She was saying that all day really. I had said to her that if she could get control of her demons we could work something out, I always left the door open for her.”The thing that sticks out is that her door was unlocked, the lodger thought that was strange she didn’t leave the door unlocked.”Miss Birt was found by her lodger who had planned to collect belongings. Miss Birt was found by her lodgerCredit:Joanne Birt Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

Les étoiles se forment toutes de la même façon

first_imgLes étoiles se forment toutes de la même façonGrâce à la première image d’un disque de poussières entourant une jeune étoile massive, une équipe internationale d’astronomes met fin au mystère de la formation des étoiles. Petites ou massives, elles naissent toutes de la même façon.”Nous avons fourni la première preuve claire de la présence d’un disque compact de poussières, aussi grand que le système solaire, autour d’une jeune étoile massive”, explique Stefan Kraus, de l’université du Michigan et principal auteur de l’étude publiée dans la revue Nature. Comme il le rappelle, la formation des étoiles a fait l’objet de débats scientifiques pendant plus de vingt ans. La question était de savoir si les étoiles dix fois plus massives que le Soleil se formaient en agrégeant les poussières et gaz d’un large disque comme leurs petites sœurs, ou si elles résultaient de la fusion d’étoiles plus petites.À lire aussiUne femme donne naissance à un bébé cyclope en EgypteCertains astronomes supposaient que le rayonnement puissant émis par les étoiles massives aurait pu empêcher la matière de continuer à s’agglomérer en tombant sur l’astre en formation. Mais l’image d’un disque encerclant de près une très jeune étoile  massive vient de résoudre le mystère. Elle est la preuve évidente que toutes les étoiles naissent de la même façon. Stefan Kraus et son équipe ont estimé que le disque qui entoure cette étoile de 60.000 ans, encore enveloppée de son cocon prénatal, s’étend sur une distance correspondant à 130 fois celle qui sépare la Terre du Soleil. Selon les astronomes, le disque devrait rapidement s’évaporer avec le rayonnement de l’étoile, 30.000 fois plus lumineuse que le Soleil.Le 18 juillet 2010 à 18:09 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Team Hell No is back and will reunite at Extreme Rules Top

first_img Pinterest Google+ Twitter The latest episode of “WWE Now” is profiling the reuniting of Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) on Smackdown Live this past Tuesday night.As reported earlier, Kane and Bryan will team up to challenge The Bludgeon Brothers for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship at Extreme Rules on July 15.You can check out the video above courtesy of WWE.Top 5 Unique Superstar Challenges in WWEWWE has uploaded a Top 5 Unique Superstar Open Challenges countdown video.Featured in the video includes:1. Chris Masters and the Master Lock Challenge2. Kurt Angle’s Hometown Hero Challenge3. William Regal’s Mans Man Challenge4. Seth Rollins and Intercontinental Championship5. Roman Reigns and his run as Intercontinental Champion WhatsApp Wrestleview Live #65: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte center_img Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Live Podcast: Reviewing and discussing WWE Clash of Champions from Charlotte WWE Clash of Champions Results – 9/15/19 (Rollins vs. Strowman, Kingston vs. Orton) Facebooklast_img read more

David Smith is Free

first_img Related Items:David smith, free man, olint David Smith returns to court in January; heads back to HMP in Grand Turk Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Missick & Co Defendants and David Smith all in Court this Week Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 22 Jan 2015 – DAVID SMITH of the Olint scandal is freed from TCI prison after serving for financial crimes. Smith is now fighting to serve the remainder of his US Federal time in TCI.Media gathered at the Provo Intl Airport today to film Smith, who was fresh off a Grand Turk flight. David Smith was accompanied by his wife; he left the without comment in a private vehicle. David Smith back in court; continues to fight US Extraditionlast_img read more

Miami Beach Pride draws LGBT community to Ocean Drive

first_imgMIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – An eclectic crowd is celebrating inclusion and diversity along the iconic Ocean Drive and elsewhere on South Beach as part of this year’s LGBT pride festivities, this weekend.Miami Beach Pride is bringing together the LGBT community and gay rights supporters at Lummus Park, along 11th Street and Ocean Drive, for three days of fun.Attendee Nick Staszak said the festive mood highlights the event’s aim. “Today is about love, unity. It’s about everyone coming together,” he said. “It doesn’t matter if you’re gay, straight, bi, trans, anything. It’s all about just love.”A beach party and a festival, as well as a parade on Sunday, are just a few of the festivities being held throughout the weekend. In Downtown Miami, the Freedom Tower was lit in rainbow colors in commemoration of the event, beginning at sunset on Saturday.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Car show supporting Boys Girls Clubs kicks off in Fort Lauderdale

first_imgFORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – The Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show officially kicked off at the Broward County Convention Center on Thursday.Car enthusiasts and potential buyers got the chance to check out hundreds of new cars — and, at the same time, benefit a local organization that helps children in need.“We got some really first-time views for the folks who come down to the show, and we got virtually every brand that is here at the show, and it’s a great show,” said Rick Case, founder of Rick Case Automotive Group, “and the great thing about this show — it’s great for the community because it supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.”The show floor features a mixture of cars, including 2018 models, 2019 prototypes and motorcycles.The event runs through Sunday evening.For more information on ticket sales and times, click here.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Congressman Moulton Is Seeking Nominations Of Wilmington Residents Who Make A Difference

first_img(Editor’s Note: Wilmington’s Lou Cimaglia was finalist for the award in 2016.)SALEM, MA — Below is an announcement from Congressman Seth Moulton, who represents Wilmington in the Sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts:I am proud to announce and open nominations for the third annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award, to be given to an individual in the Sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts who best epitomizes the qualities of integrity, compassion, and commitment to community that were the foundation of the late Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes’ teachings.The Reverend Professor Peter John Gomes was a Christian minister who served for nearly forty years in The Memorial Church of Harvard University. As a preacher, teacher, author, and leader, he influenced many with his ready wit and wisdom and, perhaps above all, with his commitment to service, whether to his immediate community, in support of those in the armed forces, or to universal humanitarian causes. As the late Professor wrote, “The very definition of service is to love our neighbors as ourselves, work for peace and not for war, and remember that the only hands on earth to do the work of service are our own.” These words, which echoed through the Memorial Church, erected to honor the Harvard public servants who died in World War I, influenced my own journey to serve in the Marines, and later as a Member of Congress.The annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award is awarded to a resident of the Sixth Congressional District who best exemplifies his commitment to service. Last year, we were honored to have an inspiring cohort of nominees for our second ever Peter J. Gomes Service Award. After considerable deliberation we were pleased to present the award to Jason McCuish, a teacher at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, for his commitment to service and ability to inspire that trait in his students. I was inspired by many of the nominees and was proud to have the opportunity to recognize their work serving the people of the 6th District. The success of the award was made possible by the many community members who took the time to nominate their friends, neighbors, and coworkers for the award; so today I am asking for your participation again.If you or your organization knows of someone who might qualify for the award, please take a moment to nominate them HERE. Nominations should include a list of specific projects with which the individual has been involved, along with pertinent biographical details and an account of his or her vision and practice of service as exemplified by those of the late Professor Gomes.The nomination period will close on Monday, August 20, 2018. The third annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award will be presented on Sunday, September 9, 2018 and will be directly followed by a day of community service.If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Morgan Bell in my district office at or (978) 531-1669.Thank you for your consideration and interest.Sincerely,Congressman Seth MoultonLike Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedCongressman Moulton Is Seeking Nominations Of Wilmington Residents Who Make A DifferenceIn “Community”Congressman Moulton Is Seeking Nominations Of Wilmington Residents Who Make A DifferenceIn “Government”Congressman Moulton Is Seeking Nominations Of Wilmington Residents Who Make A DifferenceIn “Community”last_img read more

Alaska News Nightly April 7 2014

first_imgIndividual news stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download AudioRio Tinto Gives Up On Pebble MineDave Bendinger, KDLG – DillinghamMining Giant Rio Tinto announced Monday it will divest its holdings with Northern Dynasty, the sole owner of the Pebble mine prospect in Bristol Bay.  Rio Tinto held 19 percent of Northern Dynasty’s publicly traded shares. But the company is not selling those shares. Instead, it will split them evenly between two charitable organizations.Izembek Road Issue May Be Headed To CourtLauren Rosenthal, KUCB – UnalaskaOver the last year, residents of King Cove have been ramping up their campaign to build what they say is a life-saving road through the Izembek wildlife refuge.Bill Increases Education Funding By $225 MillionAlexandra Gutierrez, APRN – JuneauWith the Alaska House of Representatives set to vote on an omnibus education bill on Monday, rural legislators are prepared to fight a change to the funding formula included in the legislation. The bill increases education funding by $225 million spread out over three years, and it adjusts the formula used to divide that money in a way that gives urban schools a boost.Researchers Seek Glimpse Into Lives Of Earliest Unangan Population Annie Ropeik, KUCB – UnalaskaThe Islands of the Four Mountains are at the center of the Aleutians — geographically, and in folklore passed down from prehistoric times. But we don’t know much about the people who lived there.Sealaska Dividends Include No Corporate Earnings Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – JuneauThe Sealaska regional Native corporation does not appear to be making much – if any – money. Its spring distribution to shareholders, which is basically a dividend, includes no corporate revenues. But, the details are not yet available.Study Investigates Potential Impacts Of Road Development On Western Arctic Caribou Herd Zachariah Hughes, KNOM – NomeA group of researchers announced last month the results of a multi-year study assessing the impacts to caribou habitat of a potential service road from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District. Their research is one of the first wildlife biology studies looking at whether a road through a stretch of the Interior would disrupt the Western Arctic Caribou Herd, which is vital to subsistence users across Western Alaska.Kuskokwim Working Group Outlines 2014 King Salmon RestrictionsBen Matheson, KYUK – BethelTwo months before what would normally be time for king salmon fishing, Kuskokwim residents have a sketch of what the summer’s conservation measures will look like. There will be no directed king salmon fishing.  For other chum and red salmon, managers are setting no hard dates for the first gillnet opening, other than its anticipated in the last week of June. The Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group last week painstakingly came to a consensus on conservation measures.Fairbanks Sport Fish Hatchery Prepares For Second SeasonDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksThe onset of spring has some Alaskans looking forward to fishing season.  That includes employees at the state’ new sport fish hatchery in Fairbanks, where  they’re hoping for conditions less extreme than those experienced last year.last_img read more

LashkareTaiba terrorist SPO die in first battle post 370

first_imgSrinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) and a terrorist affiliated with the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramullah district in the first gun battle since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. The overnight killings took place during a search operation following a tip in Ganie-Hamam area, an official statement said on Wednesday. Also Read – Abrogation Of Article 370 Carried Out In Inhuman Way: Urmila Matondkar Advertise With Us The security forces were fired at by hiding terrorists, triggering the gun battle in which SPO Bilal Ahmad and Sub-Inspector Amardeep Parihar were injured, it said. Ahmad succumbed to his injuries while Parihar was warded at the Army hospital. “We pay our rich tributes to Martyr Bilal who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.” The terrorist was identified as Momin Gojri, a resident of Baramulla. Also Read – BJP launches anti-AAP campaign to save Delhi Advertise With Us “The killed terrorist was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT and was wanted for his complicity in a series of terror crimes. As per police records, he was involved in planning and executing several terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror cases were registered against him,” the statement added. It said arms and ammunition were recovered from the site. Advertise With Us The security forces urged civilians not to step into the battle zone. “Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials,” the statement said. “People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any,” it said. The CRPF, Army and the Special Operation Group of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were involved in the operation. This is the first gun battle between security forces and militants since Article 370 was axed and Jammu and Kashmir was split early this month into two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.last_img read more

Kamal offers options for polltime govt

first_imgJatiya Oikya Front leader and noted jurist Kamal Hossain on Thursday placed an outline for dissolving parliament before the next general elections.At the talks with Awami League chief, prime minister Sheikh Hasina-led team at Ganabhaban, he made alternative proposals in conformity with the constitution for formation of a poll-time government.If assured of taking required steps, Kamal Hossain said, he would put forward specific proposals on election-time government and for strengthening the election commission.“There are number of ways in the constitution to come out of the current political crisis and hold a free, fair and participatory election,” the Front leader said.PM Hasina led a 24-member team of the 14-party alliance while Kamal Hossain led a 20-member team inclusive of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.Sheikh Hasina, in her opening remarks, claimed that she had carried out development works and kept the democratic continuity in the country.In response to Kamal Hossain’s letter calling for dialogue, the AL president said the discussion should be held in the light of the constitution.Kamal, at the talks, argued that it is in purview of the constitution to discuss amendment to the constitution if required.last_img read more

Sony telling devs the PSP2 has the same power as a PS3

first_imgWay back in October, we heard from anonymous sources that when the Sony PSP2 debuted, it would boast the horsepower of an Xbox 360. It sounds like Sony didn’t like being compared to an arch-rival console, because they’re now going around trying to put forward a very different, yet very similar, message: the PSP2 will be as powerful as the PlayStation 3.According to MCV, Sony reps are making the rounds to developers, trying to sell them on the new (and still unofficial) handheld console by saying it’s got the same oomph as a PS3. That’s probably a bit hyperbolic, but Sony’s got a hard sell on their hands: the Nintendo 3DS‘s release is imminent, and PSP sales have never been nearly as good as DS sales.. and they’ve been totally in the toilet for the PSP Go.In addition to PS3-type horsepower, the PSP2 will allegedly have an app store of sorts, and downloadable content is going to be a major part of the PSP2 sales model, although gamers will still be able to buy physical PSP2 media. Release date is still unknown, but it’s rumored that the PSP2 probably won’t come out until closer to the holidays.Read more at MCVlast_img read more

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first_imgNews | June 11, 2008 C.R. Bard Acquires Specialized Health Products International Inc. June 12, 2008 – C.R. Bard Inc. last week said it closed the acquisition of Specialized Health Products International Inc. and will immediately commence global marketing of the acquired line of vascular access products, including winged infusion sets.Specialized Health Products International is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary safety medical products. It was merged June 6 into a wholly owned subsidiary of C. R. Bard for cash consideration of $68.4 million. The transaction was overwhelmingly approved by Specialized Health Products stockholders at a special meeting held June 5, with 90 percent of the votes cast in favor of the merger. C. R. Bard Inc. is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products.For more information:, FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享last_img read more

Carnival AustraliaSture Myrmell

first_imgCarnival AustraliaSture Myrmell Carnival plc. has announced that Sture Myrmell, current President of P&O Cruises Australia, will expand his role to become the regional President of Carnival Australia, which is the umbrella entity that supports the company’s seven brands sailing in Australia and New Zealand.Mr Myrmell’s appointment is effective immediately. He will report to Jan Swartz, Group President Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia. The role has been open after Ann Sherry, who celebrated 10 years at the helm of Carnival Australia earlier this year, decided to step back from day-to-day operations to take on the part-time Executive Chairman role. She will continue in this role advocating on major industry issues.Mr Myrmell has been in global cruising with Carnival Corporation and plc for nearly 25 years, including the past 10 years at P&O Cruises Australia where he has been key to the brand’s evolution to a contemporary product that reflects modern Australia.Prior to Carnival Australia, Mr Myrmell spent almost 15 years with Princess Cruises in California and Cunard Line and Seabourn in Florida, covering positions in Food & Beverage, Hotel Operations, New-build and Product Development. Sture first started his career at sea with Cunard.IMAGE: Sture Myrmell pictured with Ann Sherry December 2015 on his appointment as President of P&Olast_img read more