Temporary Closure of Public Archives Building

first_img The Public Archives building on University Avenue in Halifax hasbeen closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns. A small amount of asbestos was released into the air on Friday,April 1, when workers were taking apart an old work table locatedin the basement of the building. Experts are now ensuring thatall areas of the building are inspected and cleaned beforereopening. “It is essential to err on the side of caution when it involvesthe health and safety of employees and the public,” Brian Speirs,provincial archivist, said today, April 5. “Once all requiredcleaning is finished and testing confirms the building is safe,the archives will reopen.” The contaminant was released into the air briefly during work toprepare the basement for installation of an archival film coldstorage unit. The basement room was immediately sealed, thebuilding’s air handling system shut down, and experts were calledin. Staff at the archives were quickly evacuated and are now workingelsewhere until the building is reopened. The public archives building is expected to reopen the week ofApril 11. -30- TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–Temporary Closure of PublicArchives Buildinglast_img read more


Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan

first_imgHAZARD, Ky. – A coalition of left-leaning states and environmental groups are vowing to fight the Trump administration’s move to kill an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.Speaking Monday in the coal-mining state of Kentucky, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said he would be issuing a new set of rules overriding the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s drive to curb global climate change.“The war on coal is over,” Pruitt declared, adding that no federal agency should ever use its authority to “declare war on any sector of our economy.”It was not immediately clear if Pruitt would seek to issue a new rule without congressional approval, which Republicans had criticized the Obama administration for doing. Pruitt’s rule wouldn’t become final for months, and is then highly likely to face a raft of legal challenges.New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was among those who said they will sue.“The Trump Administration’s persistent and indefensible denial of climate change — and their continued assault on actions essential to stemming its increasing devastation — is reprehensible, and I will use every available legal tool to fight their dangerous agenda,” said Schneiderman, a Democrat.For Pruitt, getting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight he began as the elected attorney general of Oklahoma. Pruitt was among about two dozen attorney generals who sued to stop Obama’s 2014 push to limit carbon emissions, stymieing the limits from ever taking effect.Closely aligned with the oil and gas industry in his home state, Pruitt rejects the consensus of scientists that man-made emissions from burning fossil fuels are the primary driver of global climate change.President Donald Trump, who appointed Pruitt and shares his skepticism of established climate science, promised to kill the Clean Power Plan during the 2016 campaign as part of his broader pledge to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines.In his order Tuesday, Pruitt is expected to declare that the Obama-era rule exceeded federal law by setting emissions standards that power plants could not reasonably meet.Pruitt appeared at an event with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at Whayne Supply in Hazard, Kentucky, a company that sells coal mining supplies. The store’s owners have been forced to lay off about 60 per cent of its workers in recent years.While cheering the demise of the Clean Power Plan as a way to stop the bleeding, McConnell conceded most of those lost jobs are never coming back.“A lot of damage has been done,” said McConnell, a Kentucky Republican. “This doesn’t immediately bring everything back, but we think it stops further decline of coal fired plants in the United States and that means there will still be some market here.”Obama’s plan was designed to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to 32 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. The rule dictated specific emission targets for states based on power-plant emissions and gave officials broad latitude to decide how to achieve reductions.The Supreme Court put the plan on hold last year following legal challenges by industry and coal-friendly states. Even so, the plan helped drive a recent wave of retirements of coal-fired plants, which are also being squeezed by low cost natural gas and renewable power. In the absence of stricter federal regulations curbing greenhouse gas emissions, many states have issued their own mandates promoting energy conservation.The withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan is the latest in a series of moves by Trump and Pruitt to dismantle Obama’s legacy on fighting climate change, including the delay or roll back of rules limiting levels of toxic pollution in smokestack emissions and wastewater discharges from coal-burning power plants.On Thursday, Trump nominated former coal-industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to serve as Pruitt’s top deputy at EPA — one of several recent political appointees at the agency with direct ties to the fossil fuel interests.The president announced earlier this year that he will pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement. Nearly 200 countries have committed to combat global warming by reducing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming.“This president has tremendous courage,” Pruitt said Monday. “He put America first and said to the rest of the world we are going to say no and exit the Paris Accord. That was the right thing to do.”Despite the rhetoric about saving coal, government statistics show that coal mines currently employ only about 52,000 workers nationally — a modest 4-per cent uptick since Trump became president. Those numbers are dwarfed by the jobs created by building such clean power infrastructure as wind turbines and solar arrays.Environmental groups and public health advocates quickly derided Pruitt’s decision as short sighted.“Trump is not just ignoring the deadly cost of pollution, he’s ignoring the clean energy deployment that is rapidly creating jobs across the country,” said Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club.___Associated Press writer Michael Biesecker reported from Washington. Follow him at http://twitter.com/mbieseck___This story has been corrected to show the percentage of coal jobs created under Trump was 4 per cent.last_img read more


UN agency warns of continuing severe food shortages for millions in DPR

Shortages reached a new unprecedented low at the beginning of February when the World Food Programme (WFP) could only provide enough cereal to feed 85,000 women and children – a tiny fraction of the 6.5 million people considered most at risk. Cereals are the main staple of the food aid ration. Since WFP launched its latest urgent appeal on 9 February, contributions have been received from Germany, New Zealand, Canada and Norway, and in particular a stop-gap loan this month of 25,000 tonnes of cereals from the DPRK’s own limited strategic stocks – normally used for the public distribution system – has allowed deliveries to be resumed to most of the hungry. A further donation of 60,000 tons of food from the United States and important contributions from the European Commission and Australia will also provide crucially needed assistance, but deliveries will only start arriving in April and will not last very long. WFP Executive Director James Morris warned that much more food would be needed this year if the agency is to avoid further cuts in aid to its neediest beneficiaries after a recent round of severe aid shortages greatly aggravated the already severe humanitarian crisis. “Our ability to borrow commodities to cover this month means that we can now resume cereal distributions to most – but not all – of the 6.5 million children, women and elderly identified as particularly needy,” Masood Hyder, WFP Representative for the DPRK, said. “But it’s critical to remember that this is only a partial and temporary solution, as the loans will have to be repaid as soon as possible from future donor contributions to WFP.” Even with the agency’s stop-gap borrowings from the DPRK and other sources, 1.5 million of its 4.2 million “core” beneficiaries will still have to make do without cereal rations for the next six weeks. Scheduled shipments will reduce that number to 600,000 in April-May, but without further commitments soon, the number will rise again to 1 million in June and to almost 3 million in August. “Given the long lead time between food aid donations and deliveries – routinely three to four months – we need pledges now in order to feed the hungriest of the hungry in the latter part of the year as well as to repay loans,” Mr. Hyder said. read more


Armed Bandits break into Eccles home rob two families

Police are now investigating an alleged robbery under arms committed on a 56-year-old businessman and a 48-year-old assistant manager during the wee hours of Wednesday morning in Eccles, East Bank Demerara.According to information received, the two victims resided at the same Eccles address, but live in different rooms of the two storey concrete structure, with their respective spouses.On Tuesday evening, at about 22:00hrs, the businessman recalled that he secured the home and retired to bed.However, at 02:15hrs the following day, the man said he woke to use the washroom and as he stepped out of his bedroom, he was confronted by five men- three of whom were armed with guns.The suspects reportedly grabbed on to the victim and his wife, who was still sleeping at the time.Two of the men then moved over to the room shared by the Assistant Manager and her spouse, woke them from their sleep, and carried both persons into the businessman’s room.The assailants then used paper tape and cloth to tie their victims’ hands and feet, before demanding that they turn over their cash and valuables.INews understands that after collecting the items of value, the men proceeded to ransack the entire house.After some time had passed, the bandits then fled the scene, leaving their victims bounded.The businessman, however, managed to free himself and the others.A report was immediately made to police and inspection of the building revealed that the perpetrators may have gained entry into the home through a window which is located on the lower flat and leads to the washroom.The said window was reportedly removed.Moreover, according to police, while the premises has CCTV footage, the bandits fled the scene with the DVR in their possession.The businessman was reportedly robbed of $500,000 in cash, one Iphone 7, one Samsung Galaxy J3, and a bunch of house keys, while the assistant manager was robbed of gold bands valued at $200,000, one hand bag, one Blu mobile phone, one credit card, GYD$7,000 and US$300. (Ramona Luthi) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedSecond Eccles home invaded by bandits in the space of 24hrsJune 1, 2018In “Crime”Businessman shot, robbed $2.5M by motorcycle banditsMarch 13, 2015In “Crime”Wife shot, husband beaten during Eccles home invasionMarch 26, 2017In “Crime” read more


THE LAST TRAIN FOR PSG Derby clash in Montpellier for EHF CL

← Previous Story STERBIK GOES TO VARDAR? Barca want Niklas Landin! Next Story → ZUPO leads Qatari U20 National Team! Championship race in France could be decided tonight after the clash between old rivals – Montpellier and PSG Handball. Predictions at the start of the season couldn’t tip on Dunkerque as the team who will hold the trophy in front of two strong line-ups as PSG Handbal and Montpellier, but it seems that first place will take last year runners-up…If Montpellier beat PSG Handball tonight, Dunkerque will remember the night of May 8. If PSG beat Montpellier, what will be extremely tought on their court, Narcisse and Co. will have still some chances to win the Championship, but in that case, Dunkerque have to lose last two match of the season…This will be also battle for the second place and EHF Champions League next season.STANDING:1. Dunkerque 24 – 412. PSG Handball 23 – 363. Montpellier 23 – 344. Nantes 24 – 33 5. Toulouse 24 – 296. Cesson-Sevigne 24 – 257. St. Raphael 24 – 25 8. Chambery Savoie 24 – 239. Nimes 24 – 1910. Aix 24 – 1711. Tremblay 24 – 15 12. Selestat 24 – 1513. Ivry 24 – 1114. Dijon 24 – 9 DunkerquefrancehandballLNHPSG Handball read more



← Previous Story Martin Schwalb stable after heart-attack! Next Story → Women’s Junior WCh 2014 eight finals schedule Croatian Handball Federation has made a statement concerning disappearance of three DR Kongo’s women national team that are taking part in World junior championship:Yesterday morning during breakfast in Hotel Picok in Đurđevac, where DR Kongo’s national team is settled, three of their players didn’t show up. Representative of the delegation has informed Croatian Handball Fedaration, which later informed Croatian’s Ministry of Internal affairs.Silvio Njirić, the executive director of World Junior Championship have told us the following, „The girls have left the hotel without their personal belongings, but also without passports – which are in possession of DR Kongo’s representative“MAID BEGIC DR Congo handball read more


Body of missing woman Ann Reilly found in Dublin

first_imgUpdated 17:49THE BODY OF missing woman Ann Reilly has been found in Dublin.The mother of three had been missing from her home in Finglas since yesterday morning and today her family appealed for help in finding her.Reilly’s sister Alexandra McMahon told TheJournal.ie earlier today that she did not leave her house very often and suffered from mental health issues.Gardaí confirmed that the body of a woman was found in Dublin earlier today and it is being treated as a personal tragedy. The search for the missing woman has been stood down.First published 13:50Read: Public appeal for missing 61-year-old Padraic Sharkey>last_img


Une jeune Parisienne crée une robe en mégots de cigarettes

first_imgUne jeune Parisienne crée une robe en mégots de cigarettesUne jeune styliste parisienne a créé une robe entièrement faite des mégots de cigarettes qu’elle ramasse dans les rues de la capitale. Une initiative visant à sensibiliser ses concitoyens quant aux déchets qui polluent les villes.Flore Garcia-Bour, une jeune parisienne de 22 ans, s’est lancée il y a une vingtaine de jours dans un étonnant défi. La créatrice a ramassé les mégots jetés dans les rues de Paris et s’est mis en tête de confectionner une robe avec ces déchets. Flore espère ainsi convaincre les fumeurs de débarrasser les villes de cette pollution, en adoptant un geste bien simple : celui de jeter leurs mégots dans une poubelle, et non plus par terre.À lire aussiCe corail préfère manger du plastique plutôt que de sa nourriture habituelleLa jeune étudiante n’a pas pour mission d’empêcher qui que soit de fumer. Mais “je veux que ma robe choque les fumeurs et joue un rôle de sensibilisateur aux méfaits des mégots jetés par terre qui se dégradent en dix-huit mois au mieux et en douze ans au pire”, explique-t-elle, citée par La Dépêche.Une fois sa robe achevée, Flore Garcia-Bour aimerait pouvoir l’exposer dans des lieux publics afin qu’elle puisse être vue par le plus grand nombre. En attendant, elle propose aux internautes de suivre la conception de son oeuvre écologique sur son blog. Elle a ainsi récemment annoncé avoir franchi la barre des 2.000 mégots ramassés dans les rues de Paris. D’ici à la fin du week-end, la jeune femme devrait avoir fini sa création.Le 14 mai 2011 à 11:07 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more


Zack Snyder Is Directing Netflixs Army of the Dead Zombie Thriller

first_img Zack Snyder, who previously directed Justice League and Dawn of the Dead, is back to helm the ultimate undead flick: He will direct Army of the Dead, Netflix’s upcoming zombie thriller that takes place in a post-apocalyptic city.Snyder will direct and produce the film with his business partner and wife, Deborah Snyder, through their production company Stone Quarry, according to the The Hollywood Reporter. Army of the Dead, which is currently in the pre-production stage, will start shooting this summer.Zack Snyder will direct “Army of the Dead” for Netflix. In the zombie thriller, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into a quarantine zone following a zombie outbreak to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. pic.twitter.com/t37j2bJBvS— See What’s Next (@seewhatsnext) January 30, 2019“I love to honor canon and the works of art, but this is the opportunity to find a purely joyful way to express myself though a genre. It will be the most kick-ass, self-aware — but not in a wink-to-the-camera way — balls-to-the-wall zombie freak show that anyone has ever seen,” Snyder told The Hollywood Reporter. “No one’s ever let me completely loose [like this].”Snyder’s Army of the Dead focuses on a flesh-eating outbreak in Las Vegas, where a man organizes a squad of mercenaries to travel to the off-limits zombie zone and attempt a major heist. Netflix is going all-in with the movie as well: The streaming service took over the project from Warner Bros., where it was initially set up in 2007, and its budget might reach the $90 million range.Synder and Netflix didn’t disclose additional details on Army of the Dead’s release date or cast, so we’ll have to wait for more updates on this highly-anticipated zombie movie.More on Geek.com:Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix in February 2019iPhone Owners Can Share Netflix Binges to Instagram StoriesNetflix to Reboot ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Docuseries What to Stream on Netflix This WeekendZach Galifianakis Hits the Road in ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Trailer Stay on targetlast_img read more


Menotti Some women can play better football than men

first_imgDuring his presentation as the National Teams Director for Argentina, Cesar Luis Menotti surprised everyone with a comparison between men and women.There has always been a misconception that football is a sport that was specifically made for men, a statement that Cesar Luis Menotti has very strong opinions about because he values some women above many men in football.The world has always gravitated towards the male-induced contact sports, without ever giving enough credit to women because they don’t think that the females are physically equipped to play any sport better than men are.But according to Cesar Luis Menotti, this is a major misconception about women and he strongly disagrees on it.The new National Teams’ Director for Argentina was questioned about the ways in which he is going to help women’s football in the country with his new position, he revealed that he is going to fully support them in any way necessary and he also explained the reason he believes there are many women who play far better football than many men do.The Argentina women’s national team perhaps hasn’t delivered the results that fans would expect from a country where everybody breaths football 24/7, Menotti calls for this to change.#Menotti 🗣 “Hay mujeres que juegan mejor que los hombres”. Así, el Flaco dejó en claro que tendrá en cuenta al fútbol femenino desde su nuevo rol de director de Selecciones Nacionales ➡ https://t.co/XjJcW9z51G pic.twitter.com/azeVhgO7t9— Diario Olé (@DiarioOle) January 25, 2019Menotti was presented last Friday on his new role for Argentina, where he will oversee the development of all football national teams at all levels from both men and women.During the press conference, a journalist asked the legendary manager what his take was on women’s football in the world and what he thinks about the differences between both sexes when it comes to competition.Menotti’s response surprised more than one person in the room: “My intention with the Argentina women’s national team is to be by their side all the way,” said Menotti via Diario AS.!I saw women play football when I was only 25 years old in the United States and they played far better than the boys.”“The youngsters took the ball with their hand and they did it with their feet. Plus, when we are talking about football as a pure form of sport, there is no other discipline that takes better care of women than football.”“When you are watching a women’s football match, the referees even sanction an ill intention from the opponent.”Raheem Sterling, EnglandTop 5 best players from the international break weekend Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 After a fresh international break just came to an end, we need to talk about the Top 5 best players during this whole weekend.We…“I will always welcome women to this beautiful sport because this is an incredible place to form an association,” he added.”Hay mujeres que juegan mejor que los hombres”.Pensamos igual que Menotti. Solo falta que nos den el mismo espacio. Y lucharemos por ello. https://t.co/gg0b5Ckvwu— AMDP (@MujeryDeporte_) January 26, 2019After hearing this progressive way of thinking that Menotti has about a subject as controversial as women playing better football than men, one can easily see why AFA has decided to offer him this position and hope that female football in the South American country can grow.In the last two decades, Argentina’s women’s squads haven’t really delivered good results when compared to other major national teams such as the United States, Germany, Brazil, Sweden, and even France more recently.It is pretty odd that a country that is so naturally gifted for this sport, doesn’t have a dominant women’s football squad and Menotti is going to work very hard to change that from the root of the problem.All ladies who were born in Argentina and had no hopes of growing as professionals in football, have heard Cesar Luis Menotti speak and suddenly have a greater future they can look forward to.This speech Menotti gave about women in football might spark controversy and debate, but it will also ignite action about the problems that exist in a third world country like Argentina.#SeleccionesNacionales César Menotti🎙️: “Quiero una Selección que entrene. Evaluaremos el calendario, yo quiero fortificar la Selección de futbolistas que juegan en la Argentina, para que el entrenador pueda trabajar”. pic.twitter.com/jsWXuz6gPG— Selección Argentina 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) January 25, 2019What do you think about Menotti’s opinion on women’s football in Argentina? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more


California robocall bill to protect elderly and dependent adults from abuse and

first_img Posted: June 21, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A bill recently passed the Assembly Communications and Conveyance committee aimed to protect vulnerable populations like the elderly and dependent adults from abuse and fraud.California State Senator Ben Hueso joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss the Robocall Bill (SB 208) and a few other projects he is working on.Hueso represents the cities of Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, National City, portions of the City of San Diego and the Imperial County. KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom June 21, 2019 California robocall bill to protect elderly and dependent adults from abuse and fraudlast_img read more


2 killed in RAB gunfight in Sundarbans

first_imgA Prothom Alo IllustrationTwo persons were killed in what the law enforcers called a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the Sundarbans under Dacope upazila of Khulna early Tuesday, reports UNB.According to RAB, the deceased, Khaleque, 35, and Belal, 39, were members of a robber gang.Shafiqul Islam Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Dakope police station, said a team of RAB-8 conducted a drive in Jangra Khal area of the forest under Chandpai range around 5:00am.Sensing law enforcers’ presence, robbers opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back in self-defence that triggered a gunfight, he said.After the gunfight, bullet-hit Khaleque and Belal were found lying dead, the OC said, adding that 10 firearms and huge ammunition were recovered from the spot.last_img


Superhenge turns out to be giant circle of chalkfilled post holes

first_img © 2016 Phys.org Explore further Citation: Superhenge turns out to be giant circle of chalk-filled post holes (2016, August 17) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2016-08-superhenge-giant-circle-chalk-filled-holes.html 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. Stonehenge archeologists find huge neolithic sitecenter_img The excavation is part of the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, which is seeking to better explain the nature of Stonehenge by digging up and studying other parts of the landscape that may contain other structures or artifacts from the same time period. Last year, a study was made of Durrington Walls, a monument approximately two miles from Stonehenge. Today, it exists as a semi-circular mound (approximately 1,640 feet across) of chalk and dirt with a ditch situated just next to it. Radar guns suggested 200 to 300 anomalies beneath the ground at regular intervals which archeologists believed were likely long, tall stones buried below. But now that the team has dug out two of the anomalies, they have discovered that the radar was picking up columns of chalk blocks sitting in five-foot-deep holes that they now believe were once used to keep wood posts upright in the ground. Both holes also had a shallow connecting hole that is believed to have been used to help steady the pole in the ground. At the bottom of one of the holes, the researchers found the remains of a cow shoulder blade that had been fashioned into a primitive shovel.The researchers now theorize that the site was intended to be used for conducting unknown types of rituals, but was never finished—instead, the posts that had been laid were pulled from the ground and were filled in with blocks of chalk and then the whole site was covered over with dirt and chalk bits, as if attempting to remove its existence from the landscape. They suggest it appears likely a change occurred, either in religious or political leanings, or a new group of people came in, took over, and then sought to remove evidence of the structure. Stonehenge. Image: Wikipedia. A team of researchers working at a site near Stonehenge made headlines last year when they conducted radar tests on a 4,500-year-old monument called Durrington Walls. They reported that they had found evidence of a circle of buried stones that was much larger than Stonehenge, leading to the nickname Superhenge. Now, after excavating two of the locations thought to contain stones, the team is reporting that they are not stones at all, but are instead holes in the ground that once held wooden posts but which are now filled with small blocks of chalk.last_img read more


Soon new arboretum for mangrove species of Sunderbans

first_imgKolkata: State Forest department is coming up with a new arboretum for showcasing the wide variety of mangrove plants that exist in the Sunderbans. The arboretum will come up adjacent to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower, which is deemed as a prime location for wildlife spotting.”There are around 54 species of mangroves among which 34 species are found in the Sunderbans. No other mangrove forest in the country has so many species of mangrove as the Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve. We feel that the tourists, who visit the Sunderbans, will be interested in gaining knowledge about the mangrove variety,” a senior official of SBR said. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe official further said they will take the help of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) for the purpose of labelling the species of mangroves.The state Forest department also has plans to develop its existing arboretum at Bakkhali to make it more interesting for the tourists.The department has also taken up a study of the socio economic impact of the various schemes undertaken by them for the upliftment of the village folk in the Sunderbans.We have 65 Joint Forest Management Committee (JMFC), which work for developing the social and economic condition of the people living there, through different schemes. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killed”They have taken up activities like creating irrigation channels, brick paths, pond jetties, Self-Help groups, piggery, goat rearing, poultry etc. The study will assess the impact of the work of the JFMC’s and accordingly plan the future course of action that is to be undertaken,” a senior official of the Forest department said.The department hopes to complete the study by March 2019 and come up with a report in April.The study will be carried out by a team of experts from prominent educational institutes in the country, who are adept in such impact study.last_img read more


Deboshmitas first album Pranami to release today

first_imgNapoleon Bonaparte used to say ‘Impossible is a word to be found in the dictionary of fools.’ The English proverb says, “Where there is a will, there is a way.”There are people who have worked hard to prove that these sentences are true, and can be achieved. One such person is Deboshmita Nath, who despite being a patient of Cerebral Pulsy is carrying on with her passion for recitation. Her first audio album ‘Pranami’ will be released by Bhabna cassettes today at Kolkata Press Club in presence of eminent personalities like Pradip Ghosh, Sujit Basu, Jagannath Basu, Bratati Bandyopadhyay, Bijoylakshmi Barman, among others. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf The CD contains 14 poems written by Rabindranath. Bhabna cassette will release the CD by Deboshmita, who faced several ailments which was later detected as Cerebral Palsy. It is often found that those who suffer from this disease have poor coordination, stiff muscles or weak muscles and tremors. There may be problem with sensation, vision, hearing, swallowing and often speaking. But fighting all odds, her parents stood by her and gave her the constant encouragement to overcome the hindrances. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveWhile she was fighting from the disease, she received training in drawing and swimming. Though, attending school had become a major problem for her, she passed ICSE examination in 2017, and thereafter completed her higher secondary in 2019. At her home, her parents used to play songs for her all the time., which further resulted in her interest for recitation. Her first step was ‘LeechuChor’ by KaziNazrul Islam. Then, she got her initial training in recitation from Shampa Roy Chowdhuree.Followed by the workshop of BratatiBondopadhya and JaganathBasu. By releasing this album, Bhabna Cassettes attempts to encourage those children who are suffering from such diseases to not give up, and cross the hurdles of life with success and honour. Deboshmita stands out to be source of inspiration to all of them.last_img read more


Colins NFL Week 14 Blazin 5 Podcast

first_imgIt’s time for Colin’s Blazin’ 5 Prediction Podcast and his weekly sit down with RJ Bell from Pregame.com to see where there’s agreement and disagreement from the wiseguys on his NFL Week 14 Blazin’ 5 picks.Colin took Vegas to the woodshed with a 4-1 Week 13, and sits at an impressive 36-23-1 on the year. This week he likes the Vikings as road favorites at Carolina; the Bears, Niners and Redskins as road dogs; and the Cardinals getting a field goal at home against the Titans.Here are Colin’s Week 14 Blazin’ 5 plays. So, what do the wiseguys say?Vikings (-2.5) at PanthersBears (+5.5) at Bengals49ers (+3) at TexansTitans at Cardinals (+3)Redskins (+6) at ChargersThe Blazin’ 5 Prediction Podcast is available every Saturday through the end of the football season. Download and subscribe to it exclusively at TheHerdNow.com, iHeart Radio, Google Play, or iTunes. Don’t be a mark!last_img read more


Home Office Furniture Market Impressive Gains including key players Ashley Furniture

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