Amid protests by rival political parties across Haryana in the case of alleged stalking of a woman by State BJP president Subhash Barala’s son Vikas and his friend Ashish on a road in Chandigarh, a khap (community organisation representing a clan or a group of related clans) has come out in support of the woman seeking strict action against the accused. The Kundu khap leaders have threatened to intensify an agitation if no concrete action is taken on the issue by August 16.A large number of residents of Titoli village, along with those of the neighbouring Sunderpur and Sisroli villages, blocked the Jind-Rohtak highway on Tuesday afternoon, expressing solidarity with the woman and seeking strict legal action.Also Read ‘Stalking’ case: Chandigarh police summon Vikas Barala, friend Ashish Virender Kundu, a protester, said “The family of the victim belongs to the Kundu clan and her ancestors belong to Titoli village. So she is our daughter, we want justice for her. It seems the government is trying to cover up because the accused belongs to an influential family.”Another protester, Rajesh, said that it was not just the members of the Kundu clan, but members of all 36 communities had come out in support of the victim and were committed to continue their fight till the justice was done to her. “It is not about a girl belonging to a particular community or a clan, it concerns all girls and women. So the members of all the communities came out in her support. We too have girls who go to schools and colleges. It can happen to them as well. If the accused go scot-free, it will set a wrong precedent,” he said.Senior officials reached the spot and persuaded the villagers to lift the blockade.Superintendent of Police, Rohtak, Pankaj Nain, said the blockade lasted for around 30 minutes and a case was registered against the protesters under the relevant Sections of the IPC.Vikas and Ashish allegedly stalked the woman, a disc jockey, when she was returning home in the early hours of August 5 in their sport utility vehicle and blocked her way twice. The duo was later arrested and let off on bail.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun had previously taken to Weibo to confirm that the Mi Band 2 was delayed by a month. It was supposed to be launched on May 10 alongside the Mi Max and the MIUI 8, but production delays forced the company to postpone the launch to sometime in June. The Xiaomi CEO has now officially confirmed that the Mi Band 2 will launch in June.Lei Jun had briefly demonstrated the Mi Band 2 at its May 10 Mi Max launch event. He had shown off the upcoming fitness tracker’s touch screen functionality as also its well-to-do battery life. According to Lei Jun, the device still had 36% battery remaining even after 20 days of usage.The LED touch screen display (accompanied by a physical home button) and battery life are said to be the main highlight of the Mi Band 2. The first-generation Mi Band fitness tracker was lacking a display. The Mi Band 2 will also reportedly be water and dust resistant much like the Mi Band.Also Read: Xiaomi unveils 6.44-inch Mi Max phablet and colourful new MIUI 8At the same time, Xiaomi is also looking to launch its first wearable smartwatch some time in the second half of 2016.Xiaomi took the wrap off its long-rumoured Mi Max, a phablet that sports a gigantic 6.44-inch screen size on May 10 in Beijing. At the same time, the company also unveiled the next iteration of its MIUI operating system, aka the MIUI 8.Prices start at RMB 1,499 (roughly Rs 15,333) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant of the Mi Max with Snapdragon 650 and go all the way up to RMB 1,999 (roughly Rs 20,451) for the 4GB RAM and 128GB of memory variant with Snapdragon 652.advertisementAs for the MIUI 8, the China ROM will be available for beta registrations starting from May 16 while the first Developer ROM will be available starting June 17 onwards.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must Register or Login to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Continue Reading Previous On readingNext Free: Analog Engineer’s Pocket Reference Guide I don’t know about you, but power supply units (PSUs) are something I tend to take for granted… right up to the point where I find myself needing a specific PSU capability for a particular project, at which point I start running around in ever-decreasing circles shouting “Don’t Panic! Don’t Panic!” Once I’ve quieted down a little, I amble over to see my chum Ivan in the next bay, because he’s forgotten more about PSUs than I will ever know. In the case of my projects, I can invariably use an off-the-shelf PSU; the only trick is tracking down the unit that best satisfies my size, cost, performance requirements.I don’t know what I’d do if I had to design a PSU from the ground up. Actually, that’s not quite true — I do know — I would amble over to see my chum Ivan in the next bay because… (“In order to understand recursion, you must first understand recursion,” as the old joke goes).But what do you do if you don’t have an Ivan to hand? Well, one solution would be to attend one of Texas Instruments’ forthcoming power supply design seminars, which are a bargain at only $79.(Source: Texas Instruments) Since their introduction in 1977, TI’s power supply design seminars have featured a mix of technical and practical presentations that combine basic design principles and advanced new power supply concepts with real-world application examples.(Source: Texas Instruments) When you come to think about it, there are many implications to selecting the correct/incorrect power supply for your specific application, including safety (property damage, injury and/or death, lawsuits…), cost/profit margin (bill-of-materials, labor, testing, potential product recalls…), and performance (meeting efficiency requirements, RF emissions and other standards…).At the end of the day, “stuff” simply doesn’t work unless it’s equipped with the appropriate power supply, so if you are in any way involved in power supply design or selection and you want to make sure you are on top of everything, you may want to consider attending one of these seminars. Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: EDA
The fund will award 20 grants of $750USD (or equivalent local currency) to Sporting Clubs or Associations throughout 2011. There will be three rounds of grants in 2011:Round 1 April – May $750USD X 7 (or equivalent local currency)Round 2 June – July $750USD X 7 (or equivalent local currency)Round 3 Sept – Oct $750USD X 6 (or equivalent local currency)Sportscover’s desire to assist community sports led to the creation of the Sportscover Sponsorship Fund as an avenue to sponsor a wide variety of amateur sports men and women, striving to achieve sporting greatness across a broad cross-section of sports. Over the last few years, the Sportscover Sponsorship Fund has donated over $70,000 in $1000 grants to grass-roots sporting clubs and associations. Further details can be found on the Sportscover website. Click on the following link to be taken to their website:http://www.sportscover.com/supporting-sport.asp?id=2721
They’re throwing quite a celebration party at the Breslin Center tonight. Michigan State’s men’s basketball team, which clinched a berth into the Final Four earlier this afternoon with a victory against Louisville in the Elite Eight in Syracuse, is back in East Lansing. Tom Izzo’s squad was welcomed home by thousands of roaring fans at their arena. Michigan State is set to face Duke in the Final Four in Indianapolis on Saturday.
Print Close My location Damen, December 4, 2013 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站？确定 zoom Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) has received certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) for aligning its quality and safety management systems with internationally recognized standards.A certificate of approval for the ISO 9001:2008, management standards was presented by LRQA France at the shipyard premises on 26 November 2013. Damen Brest’s Managing Director Jos Goris comments: “We are proud to be awarded with the certificate, in particular since we started this process 11 months ago and only a couple of months after the ship repair activities started in second quarter of 2012. Damen Shiprepair Brest passed the 5 day audit without any non-conformity.”Mr. Goris continues: “By adhering to these globally-recognized best practices, we are positioning Damen Shiprepair Brest as a professional and well organized ship repair facility with a high management focus on Safety, Quality, Reliability and Transparency. We are convinced that our valued customers will note the difference!” Future certification“Our next step will be to become ISO 14001 certified, but we will first give our staff some ‘recovery’ time from the audit for ISO 9001:2008. We have already started implementing several environmental procedures and it is our aim to further improve our environmental footprint in the years to come”, adds Mr Goris.
The Canso Causeway remains closed today, Jan. 2, due to a winter storm, high waves and whiteout conditions. Drivers are warned to keep off roads to keep themselves and others safe, as travel is extremely difficult. If driving is necessary, drivers are urged to use extreme caution and expect slowed traffic and possible delays as visibility is reduced by snow and wind. More information on road conditions is available by dialing 511 for provincial highway conditions, or 1-888-432-3233 for local road information. -30-
To mark 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Iran, an exhibition brought Iranian handicrafts, calligraphy, pottery, metal works and photographs to Delhi. The three-day exhibition organised by Iran Cultural House was held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. It showcased specimens of key Iranian Islamic art oeuvre. The extensive show aimed to introduce traditional crafts of the country, and find common denominators with India. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainOn view were works of Minakari or enamelling, which is the decoration of metal or tile with brilliantly-coloured glaze. The technique was invented by ancient Iranian craftspeople, and it then spread to other countries, including India.Many of the works had a intricately-designed blue glaze.’Sofalgari’ or unglazed baked earthenware – also called ‘biscuit pottery’ – was also on display at the exhibition. Examples of coppersmithery, called ‘megsari’, found space in the exhibition as well. ‘Samavars’, or metal utensils to boil tea in most PersianAhomes, could also be seen. Islamic art enthusiasts could also see ‘khatam kari’ work, which is a technique of incrustation, and ‘moaragh’ or wood inlaying. The exhibition closed on July 5, 2019.
OTTAWA — When Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette gave a speech last year entirely in Cree, hardly any of his fellow parliamentarians in the House of Commons understood a word he said.That’s because Commons rules recognized only French and English as languages deserving of simultaneous translation.But no more.Members of Parliament from all parties have accepted a report that recommends interpretation services be made available on request for any MP who wishes to use one of more than 60 Indigenous languages in the Commons or in a Commons committee.Reasonable notice must be given so that the House administration has time to secure, if possible, the required translation service.Ouellette calls it “the most significant event for languages” in Canada since 1952, when French translation services were introduced, and says it signals to Indigenous people that their languages “are just as important as English and French.”“It is a momentous occasion to demonstrate to Indigenous Canadians that this chamber is fully representative of each and every one of us in this country, that we are not half citizens, that we are full citizens of this nation,” he said Thursday outside the Commons as MPs in the chamber were debating the matter.Ouellette expressed hope that the move will help save “the original languages of Canada,” which are in danger dying out.“With this now we have a fighting chance to ensure that our children will be able to speak those languages and speak those languages well and into the future.”Commons Speaker Geoff Regan referred the issue to the procedure and House affairs committee after Ouellette raised a point of privilege about the lack of translation services for his speech last year. The Canadian Press
Chennai:Tamil ‘superstar’ Rajinikanth Friday said his formal political entry will coincide with the next assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. The remarks virtually reiterate his earlier announcement that he will float a party by the next assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, due in 2021, and contest from all the 234 seats. “Whenever the assembly elections are held,” was the actor’s brief response to a question as to when his political entry was expected. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’Asked if he would take a decision based on the outcome of bypolls to 18 assembly segments held on Thursday along with 38 Lok Sabha seats, Rajinikanth said he will respond after the results are out. To a question if the results may lead to assembly polls in the state and whether he would then face them, the actor shot back, “Ready to face, whenever they are held.” The outcome of the bypolls to a total of 22 assembly segments in Tamil Nadu could decide the continuance of the AIADMK government in the state. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&K The bypolls to four other seats will be held on May 19. In the 234-member House, the K Palaniswami government has 113 MLAs, excluding the Speaker. It needs a simple majority of 117 to continue. All eyes are on the outcome of the bypolls, as a loss for the AIADMK could well lead to the next assembly polls. In December 2017, the superstar had announced that he would take the political plunge and contest the next assembly polls in the state whose politics is dominated by Dravidian majors-the DMK and AIADMK. Since he made his announcement on December 31, 2017, speculations had often been rife about the launch of his political party, although ‘Rajini Makkal Mandram’, a forum seen as a forerunner to his political ambitions, is in vogue. Even in the past, the actor had dropped hints of taking the political plunge, but it was only in 2017 that he made a definitive statement on launching his own political party. To a question on whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get a second term, he said it will be known on May 23, the counting day.
Marrakech- French-Moroccan comedian Mustapha El Atrassi is among the 10 funniest people in the world due to his recent success in an international competition of stand-up comedy, in which 41 countries are participating.El Atrassi managed to reach the semi-final of the competition launched by comedian Jamie Masada, owner of the American chain of comedy clubs “Laugh Factory.”Jamie Masada, who is himself a stand-up comedian, came up with the idea of a competition to use laughter to raise awareness about great causes. He brainstormed the idea of “Laughing against the war” after the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict had reached its height. While searching for the best comedians in the world, Jamie Masada, who is an Iranian Jewish philanthropist, selected El Atrassi among several candidates. El Atrassi had previously won the 15 Years-15 talents competition organized by Moroccan TV channel 2M in 2003.El Atrassi is a television host and a French-Moroccan comedian. He was born on Aug. 30, 1985 in St. Doulchard in France.He completed his studies of English in 2006. Later on, he took part in the columnist emissions of Laurent Ruquier On va s’gêner, on Europe 1 channel, On a tout essayé and On n’est pas couché on France 2.He will participate with 9 other comedians in the next semi-final stage of Masada’s competition. The finalists will perform and then compete at Laugh Factory’s sister club in Las Vegas. The winner will be announced on October 24.Edited by Sahar Kian© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed.
DETROIT — Volkswagen is recalling over 56,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the rear coil springs can break without warning and cause people to lose control of their vehicles.The recall covers certain 2015 through 2019 Golf hatchbacks, the 2017 through 2019 Golf Sportwagen, the 2019 Jetta sedan and 2018 and 2019 Tiguan SUV.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted Thursday that a broken spring can damage a tire or become a road hazard. The documents didn’t mention any crashes or injuries.The safety agency says a parts maker used the wrong material or manufacturing process to make the springs.Dealers will replace the faulty parts. The recall begins April 19.The Associated Press
Kitimat’s cleaner, more productive smelter pours first aluminum KITIMAT, B.C. – A ceremonial first pour of molten metal at Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum plant Tuesday marked the completion of a multibillion-dollar modernization project in the northern British Columbia community of Kitimat.Plant manager Gaby Poirier said the upgraded smelter will not reach full production until next year, but the pouring celebration starts shipments of aluminum for export from Kitimat’s port.Poirier said the US$4.8-billion project created about 3,600 construction jobs at its peak and the upgrade cuts emissions in half. Aluminum production is expected to increase by 48 per cent to 420,000 tonnes a year.“We are at the start of a new era for the smelter where we will become a supplier of high-quality, low-carbon footprint aluminum to the Pacific Rim,” he said. “For us, what’s the most important is with the new smelter we’re securing jobs for the future here in northern B.C. We’re aiming for nothing less than another 60 years.”The upgraded smelter will employ 1,000 people, at least 1,000 fewer people than employed at the old smelter during the 1970s.Four generations of Kitimat families have worked at the smelter since 1954, Poirier said. The community of about 10,000 residents was carved out of the wilderness to make room for a new industry and what was North America’s first planned city.The smelter’s modernization cuts overall emissions, including hydrocarbons, fluorides and greenhouse gases, by an overall average of 50 per cent, but sulphur-dioxide emissions will increase by 56 per cent, Rio Tinto states on its company website.The Ministry of Environment granted the company a permit to increase sulphur-dioxide emissions as part of the upgrade, but some Kitimat residents have appealed the permit.Environmental groups and residents have said the increase in sulphur-dioxide emissions can cause potential health and environmental harms.Court documents filed by Unifor Local 2301 last March on behalf of Kitimat smelter workers claim the B.C. government permitted Rio Tinto Alcan to undertake its smelter modernization without requiring the company to reduce harmful sulphur-dioxide emissions.The petition seeks to set aside the government’s approval under the Environmental Management Act on the grounds of failure to consider expert advice on pollution-reduction measures, including installing scrubbers to prevent adverse effects on human health.Last July, B.C.’s Environment Ministry released an independent, government-funded report that concluded with proper management, Kitimat’s air, water, land and residents can handle prospective oil, gas and aluminum industry expansions in the area.Kitimat is in the midst of an industrial boom with the development of at least three proposed liquefied natural gas export plants and the completion of the Rio Tinto upgrade. The community was in the economic doldrums less than a decade ago.— By Dirk Meissner in Victoria. by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 7, 2015 2:33 pm MDT Last Updated Jul 7, 2015 at 7:12 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email
The chair and vice-chair of the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) have stepped down after repeated clashes with their National Executive Committee (NEC). Those practising yoga are widely known for their calm, serene and unflappable auras. But for one of Britain’s largest yoga communities the calm appears to have been disturbed by warring officials. His deputy Shelagh MacKenzie also announced her decision to leave her post as deputy-chair. Paul Fox made the decision to leave his position as chair after he claims members of the leading body wanted to relax qualifications for teachers. Mr Fox has long warned against practising yoga without an expert instructor as this can lead to a range of injuries…
“I will support every single one of my buddies who are dancing this year.”Sarah James, Strictly’s executive producer, said: “We are so sad that Jamie won’t be able to take part in the series. He had already lit up the ballroom during the launch show with his boundless energy and enthusiasm.“We all wish him a full and speedy recovery.”The pre-recorded launch will be broadcast tomorrow [Sat] and Laing will be shown pairing up with a professional, but that will be the end of his involvement. “I would like to wish the lovely couples all the very best and hope they enjoy their time on the show to the fullest.”Among those commiserating publicly with him was Oti Mabuse, one of the show’s professionals, who said: “You will be missed.”The BBC has relaxed its ban on reality television personalities this year to allow Laing to take part. He is a popular cast member of Made in Chelsea.In a video message to fans on social media, the 30-year-old said: “I won’t be dancing on Strictly because of my injury, which is really upsetting. But when these things happen you’ve got to be positive, when life throws you a curveball you’ve got to knock it out of the park. Jamie is the first contestant forced to pull out before the show beganCredit: Mike Marsland/WireImage 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. Strictly Come Dancing has lost a contestant before it has even begun, after Jamie Laing was forced to drop out with an injury sustained during the launch show.The reality television star, an heir to the McVities biscuit fortune, was left on crutches after landing awkwardly during a group dance.The launch show, in which viewers learn which celebrities have been paired with professional dancers, was pre-recorded last week for broadcast this Saturday.It is the first time a contestant has pulled out before they have had a chance to compete. The show’s producers are now searching for a last-minute replacement.Laing said: “I’m absolutely devastated that I’m unable to continue in the competition. I was so excited to hit the dance floor.
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PSV Eindhoven manager Mark van Bommel was less than impressed with the state of the Wembley pitch in their 2-1 defeat to TottenhamThe London-based stadium hosted an NFL game between Jacksonville Jaguars and Philadelphia Eagles eight days before Tuesday’s Champions League game.And, despite the best efforts of the Wembley ground staff, Van Bommel showed no compassion in his assessment.“It’s s***, so. You know what I mean, it’s bad,” said Van Bommel, according to Sky Sports.“In Holland, we say s*** a little bit quicker than in English. It’s not good, but we are not complaining.“Before we were training on it, and I told the guys after one minute you have to stop and get on with training, get used to the pitch.“Of course, everyone wants the good pitch, but it is not so good, and you have to deal with it.”Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in next week’s UCL Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 With the Champions League about to start, we need to start talking about the Top 5 Atletico Madrid players to watch in the competition.Atletico…Defeat on Tuesday night confirmed PSV’s eliminated from the Champions League with just one point from four games in Group B.A Luuk de Jong header had given the Dutch giants an early 1-0 lead, but Harry Kane’s double in the final 12 minutes gave Spurs all three points.Mauricio Pochettino’s side will next host Chelsea at Wembley on November 24 in a Premier League game.💩 Mark van Bommel was not impressed by the Wembley pitch…#TOTPSV #UCLpic.twitter.com/BBZ5ZkmNDX— Sporting Life Football (@SportingLifeFC) November 7, 2018
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) – Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, Friday will announce a bill that would expand worker’s compensation availability to law enforcement officers who receive certain injuries.Current state law generally leaves law enforcement agencies to classify certain injuries and illnesses as workplace hazards or not. Because of this, law enforcement with an agency that sidesteps such classifications are forced to use their personal leave time and benefits to recover.According to Hueso, this harms law enforcement agencies by putting their officers in danger of losing healthcare or employment when their leave time runs out.Prospective officers may also shy away from agencies that don’t classify certain injuries as eligible for worker’s compensation, opting instead for an employer with more favorable policies for work-related injuries.Hueso’s bill would expand worker’s compensation benefits to all of the state’s law enforcement officers. Representatives from the Peace Officers Research Association of California are expected to join Hueso at the announcement. The group will unveil the bill at 11 a.m. Friday at San Diego City College. Updated: 6:56 PM KUSI Newsroom, Posted: March 1, 2019 Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, Politics FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom March 1, 2019 Proposed bill to expand worker’s comp for law enforcement
DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) – Police are investigating after an accidental shooting injured one person at a Davie home, Friday morning.Davie police are still searching for the shooter.The incident took place at a house located near Southwest Eighth Street and 136th Avenue, sometime before 6 a.m.According to officials, an adult was shot and injured, and the injuries were not life-threatening.7Skyforce flew over the scene as Davie Police spoke with family members.The front of the home could be seen taped off, as an investigation is underway into who might have fired the shot.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.