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Sudan UN deplores looting of humanitarian supplies in Abyei

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27 May 2011United Nations agencies in Sudan have deplored the ransacking of humanitarian premises and looting of emergency relief supplies in the disputed area of Abyei, which was last week taken over by Sudanese Government troops, and urged all parties to respect the property and assets of aid groups. In a statement released yesterday, the UN Country Team in Sudan also called for “free and unhindered movement of humanitarian workers and relief items to vulnerable communities that have been displaced from their homes during the recent upsurge in conflict in Abyei and the surrounding region.”The looting happened as thousands of civilians displaced from Abyei a week ago were on the move to Southern Sudan after Sudanese Government troops took over the disputed territory, which is claimed by both the Government of Sudan in the north and Southern Sudan, the semi-autonomous region due to formally secede on 9 July.Looted relief supplies included medicines, surgical equipment, 800 tons of food – enough to feed 50,000 people for three months – non-food items and water and hygiene equipment. Those supplies had been dispatched to Abyei town in recent weeks to respond to the urgent needs of the town’s residents and the rural population in surrounding villages.In Turalei, 130 kilometres from Abyei, 15,000 displaced people are living in the open, while an additional 4,000 people have sought safety in nearby Mayen Abun village, according to the UN. An unknown number of people are believed to have fled into the bush between Agok and Turalei.The UN said in its statement that humanitarian organisations are scaling up their response to the humanitarian crisis spawned by the recent violence and displacement in Abyei.“Humanitarian agencies are working around the clock to provide assistance,” said Georg Charpentier, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan. “Food and emergency items are being distributed in Mayen Abun and Turalei. Medical and nutritional screening is underway in 11 health posts and seven nutrition centres.“Broken water points are being repaired, emergency bladders are being set up and latrines are being constructed. Specialists in child support have also been deployed to help children separated from their families,” Mr. Charpentier said in the statement.Despite the difficult conditions in remote areas of Southern Sudan, non-governmental organisations are present and UN agencies had pre-positioned emergency supplies.The UN Country Team, however, voiced concern over fuel shortages and the fact that airstrips may become unusable due to heavy rainfall.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), meanwhile, reported that the situation in Abyei town remained volatile with sporadic bursts of gunfire and more looting reported.According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), the Abyei hospital is not functioning and Southern Sudan Ministry of Health staff had been relocated to Agok. The health ministry staff and WHO officials conducted a one-day mission to the hospital in the town of Muglad and found medical records that indicated that 71 patients had been admitted with injuries.Deadly clashes have claimed dozens of lives since the start of the year, when a referendum on Abyei’s status that was supposed to have been held never took place amid disagreement on voter eligibility. read more

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Annan urges Somali factions to pursue peace

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Stressing that no amount of goodwill and external support will bring peace to Somalia, the Secretary-General writes in a report released today that, “Outsiders can help, but only Somalia’s leaders can decide to end the suffering of their people and only they can decide to negotiate an end to the conflict.”Mr. Annan underscores concern about the proliferation of arms in Somalia, and calls for efforts to disarm and reintegrate Somali youths. He urges concerted international action to end the impunity with which armed groups continue to harass humanitarian and development agencies, causing further suffering to civilians and communities. He also calls on the authorities to ensure that aid workers are able to perform their tasks without fear of harm or any form of harassment.While hailing the fact that many of the 400,000 Somalis in exile have begun to return home with the help of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Secretary-General warns of the large gap between the needs of returnees and their potential opportunities. “Unless this issue is resolved, the return of exiled populations is likely to continue to constrain the recovery process,” he cautions. Calling international funding for Somalia “disappointing,” the Secretary-General appeals to countries to generously support humanitarian and recovery efforts for the country. read more

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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by The Canadian Press Posted May 25, 2015 3:16 pm MDT Last Updated May 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Most actively traded companies on the TSX Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,187.40, down 13.36 points):Trevaili Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Miner. Down one cent, or 0.93 per cent, at $1.07 on 1.7 million shares.Niko Resources Ltd. (TSX:NKO). Oil and Gas. Up 1.5 cents, or 3.9 per cent, at 40 cents on 1.5 million shares.Capital Power Corp. (TSX:CPX). Utility. Down eight cents, or 0.33 per cent, at $23.93 on 1.34 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up one cent, or 0.4 per cent, at $2.48 on 1.3 million shares.Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX:PRE). Oil and Gas. Down 12 cents, or 1.97 per cent, at $5.98 on one million shares.Merus Labs International Inc. (TSX:MSL). Pharmaceuticals. Up three cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $2.95 on 920,000 shares.Companies reporting major news:Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX). Miner. Up one cent, or 0.07 per cent at $15.12 on 191,373 shares. Barrick, which has been looking to sell non-core assets as it streamlines operations and cuts costs, signed a deal to sell its Cowal mine in Australia to Evolution Mining for US$550 million. It plans to use the proceeds to pay down debt.Air Canada (TSX:AC). Airline. Up four cents, or 0.32 per cent, at $12.62 on 243,413 shares. Canada’s largest airline began its announced crackdown on oversized carry-on luggage beginning with flights out of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. It intends to expand the program across the country in the next two weeks. read more

UN envoy lauds historic Myanmar ceasefire as Government armed groups build new

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“The United Nations welcomes this milestone in Myanmar’s history and congratulates President U Thein Sein and his negotiators as well as leaders of the Ethnic Armed Organizations and the NCCT [Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team],” Vijay Nambiar, the UN Special Adviser for Myanmar, said in a statement today. “We are deeply honoured and humbled to have been invited to observe the parties through their historic deliberations,” he added. After more than a year of negotiations, during which the UN and China functioned as observers, Myanmar’s Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC) and NCCT agreed today on the text of a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) for the country, setting up the next stage in the peace and reconciliation process. “The signing of an NCA is a first step towards a larger dialogue for settling the political and military issues that will pave the way for an inclusive and harmonious future for Myanmar,” the statement continued. “Today’s agreement is a signal that new levels of trust, confidence and cooperation are possible between former enemies and that the seeds of change in Myanmar are beginning to sprout.”Mr. Nambiar added that while many concerns and difficulties would nonetheless remain on the ground in the country, the reaching of an agreement on the NCA text remained cause for celebration as it laid the groundwork for achieving “a genuine and lasting peace in the country.” read more

UN agency provides food to Syrians fleeing Aleppo fighting

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The food was transported on cross-border convoys from Turkey into the small town of A’zaz in northwest Syria, 30 kilometres northwest of Aleppo city and close to the Syrian-Turkish border. Over the next few days, distributions will reach 21,000 people with more food to meet the urgent needs of the new wave of displaced people. “The situation is quite volatile and fluid in northern Aleppo with families on the move seeking safety,” said Jakob Kern, WFP’s Country Director in Syria, in a press release. “We are extremely concerned as access and supply routes from the north to eastern Aleppo city and surrounding areas are now cut off but we are making every effort to get enough food in place for all those in need, bringing it in through the remaining open border crossing point from Turkey,” he added. The food includes rice, lentils, bulgur, pasta, white beans, chickpeas, vegetable oil, sugar and wheat flour in parcels that are enough to feed a family for one month. WFP is also sending ready-to-eat rations such as canned food for those who have no access to cooking facilities. According to the agency, thousands of displaced people have gathered in A’zaz in search of refuge close to the Bab Al Salam border crossing point, and thousands more are expected to arrive if the fighting continues. More than 30,000 people are reported to be on the move, many of them fleeing towards the Turkish border, and the towns of A’zaz and Afrin. Prior to the escalation in fighting in northern Aleppo, WFP was regularly delivering food across the Turkish border into Aleppo and Idleb governorates through the Bab al-Hawa and Bab al-Salam border crossings. “WFP urges all parties to the conflict to facilitate unimpeded access to these communities in order to provide immediate relief to families who have already suffered for far too long,” Mr. Kern added. At a press briefing in Geneva, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) noted that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in northern Aleppo have also been providing assistance and humanitarian relief to internally displaced persons (IDPs). Meanwhile, the Turkish authorities have been accepting a number of vulnerable and wounded people into the country. According to UNHCR’s spokesperson, William Spindler, WFP asked Turkey to open its border to all civilians from Syria who are fleeing danger and seeking international protection. Moreover, he said there has to be a political solution to the conflict but that in the meantime, UNHCR is “dealing with its consequences on the humanitarian side.” Mr. Spindler also noted that there have been humanitarian deliveries from Turkey close to the border, where about 5,000 people are hosted in communal tents in the vicinity of Kilis. He underscored that Turkey has had a very generous policy in terms of receiving refugees, and that all countries have an obligation to open their borders to people fleeing persecution. read more

October new car preregistration figures

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Today, SMMT released figures for October pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in October 2014 that were defined as pre-registrations.CLICK HERE: Download the October 2014 release.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)

Projected 38 growth in 2017 reliant heavily on gold mining

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The economy has been targeted to achieve growth of 3.8 per cent this year, and it is expected that the mining, quarrying and services sectors will drive this growth.Achieving this growth would put the country on par with projections made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its January World Economic Outlook – that in 2017 and 2018, economic activities are projected to pick up in emerging markets and developing economies.However, the one-sided reliance on growth from  the resource extractive sector had led to what is known as “Dutch disease”. This is where the rest of the economy stagnates – such as four of the traditional “six sisters” in Guyana – rice, sugar, bauxite and timber; the other two being gold and diamond.According to the Monthly Economic Bulletin (MEB) published by the Economic Policy Analysis Unit (EPAU) of the Finance Ministry, Guyana’s economic growth last year was fuelled by strong performances in the gold, diamond and quarrying industries, and this is a pattern that is expected to continue this year.“Growth in the mining and quarrying sectors is expected to be driven by continued growth in the gold industry; as production for both Guyana Gold Fields and Troy Resources is expected to rise, along with expected increased declarations from the small and medium sized miners, due to favourable global prices,” the MEB for January 2017 has outlined.Gold production for January 2017 has been recorded at 44,959 ounces, reflecting a 25.1 per cent increase over the total achieved in January 2016. “This increase continues to be underpinned by strong performance by Guyana Gold Fields Inc. and Troy Resources, along with greater declarations from the small and medium sized miners. This industry is expected to continue to experience positive growth in 2017,” the January MEB outlined.Small and medium-sized miners, as well as the two expatriate companies, experienced similar increased production consistently throughout last year. This saw gold production in December 2016 totalling 91,540 ounces, compared to 70,834 ounces achieved during the same period in 2015. This resulted in total production for last year reaching 712,706 ounces, thus representing an increase of 58 per cent over the previous year.The MEB has also stated that growth in the services sector is expected to be underpinned by strong performances in the construction, electricity and water, transportation and financial industries. One the other hand, the MEB has revealed that bauxite production for January 2017 was 125,835 tonnes, compared to 144,524 tonnes in January last year; and this reduction was mainly due to lower demand.“The Bauxite industry is targeted to grow by almost two per cent in 2017, with growth expected to be underpinned by rising global prices along with stronger demand during the year,” the MEB projected.Decline in bauxite production was also experienced in December 2016, when a reduction of 37,638 tonnes was recorded in comparison to the same period in 2015.Production for 2016 amounted to 1,479,090 tonnes, compared to 1,526,467 tonnes produced the previous year, a reduction of 3.1 per cent. The MEB for December 2016 noted that performance within the bauxite industry was credible in the first quarter of 2016. However, production levels began to fall from the second quarter of the year, and continued into the third and fourth quarters.“(This was) due to plant failure at one of the companies, an issue which was expected to be resolved promptly but (was) prolonged for a greater period. This industry is expected to experience positive growth in 2017,” the December MEB report has stated. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related163,000 ounces of gold declared for first quarterApril 18, 2017In “Business”Central Bank revises Govt’s economic growth projections downwards …says if political uncertainty continues overall economic outlook could be affectedJune 3, 2019In “latest news”Finance Minister reports ‘dismal’ 2.6% real growth rate as economy slumps further in 2016November 29, 2016In “latest news” read more

Martin Engineering partners with German Conveyor Industries to bring its conveyor solutions

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first_imgGlobal leader in bulk handling equipment Martin Engineering has entered the Middle East market by forging a partnership with German Conveyor Industries LLC, UAE’s experts in the design, installation and maintenance of industrial plants. “The deal means that Martin Engineering’s superior range of products – which help companies to achieve unparalleled productivity and efficiency – are available for the first time in UAE.” The products are exclusively supplied, installed and maintained by German Conveyor’s local team of specialists.“With a highly skilled and motivated team of 150 people, German Conveyor – part of Quarry Mining LLC – designs, manufactures, installs and maintains bulk handling systems, processing plants and environmental technologies in the UAE minerals and mining sector. Martin Engineering is present in more than 20 countries across six continents, supplying innovative conveyor belt cleaners, market-leading air cannons and associated parts to attain cleaner, safer, more effective and sustainable processing. The company’s products help eliminate blockages, prevent spillage and reduce airborne material.”Teams from Martin Engineering offices in Germany, Turkey, South Africa and the UK have been working alongside colleagues from German Conveyor to develop an extensive product offering and year-round, rapid-response service. The new partnership has already given rise to a number of opportunities with materials producers in UAE.“Our colleagues at German Conveyor have decades of experience and expertise, with an excellent understanding of the expanding UAE industrial sector,” commented Robert Whetstone, Martin Engineering’s Area Vice President. “They are a highly dedicated and professional team, and I am confident of a successful and long-term partnership.”Moritz Kerler, owner of German Conveyor Industries LLC said: “We are delighted to be launching this partnership to bring world-class products from Martin Engineering into UAE. Martin Engineering has unrivalled experience solving problems in bulk handling systems, and their unique Foundations training programs and manuals enable us to share that knowledge with customers. We are particularly excited about introducing products such as Martin Engineering’s pioneering CleanScrape® conveyor belt cleaning system – the only product of its kind on the market – and its range of flow aid solutions that are proven to reduce downtime and improve productivity. In addition to benefiting our existing customers, our partnership gives us the opportunity to enter new market sectors in UAE.”Martin Engineering is a global innovator in the bulk material handling industry, “developing new solutions to common problems and participating in industry organisations to improve safety and productivity. The company’s series of Foundations reference books and training programs is an internationally-recognized resource for safety, maintenance and operations training.” There are more than 20,000 print copies of the books in circulation around the world. The entire 500+ page volumes can also be downloaded as free PDFs from the Martin Engineering web site.last_img read more

Younger Lijewski wont be ready for the WC 2011

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A younger of brother Lijewski, Krzysztof (27) had shoulder surgery and he is doubtful for the World Champioship in Sweden (13-30 January, 2011). Recovery treatment will take at least three weeks, so it is still unclear, whether a HSV Hamburg right back will be ready to help his national teammates on the way to the third consecutive medal at World stage (WC 2007 – Silver, WC 2009 – Bronze).photo: Mark Skorupski/ zprp.pl ← Previous Story EHF EURO 2010: For the fifth place Montenegro vs France Next Story → Serbs start without Milutin Dragićević HSVKrzysztof LijewskiPolish handball team

Overseas trained doctors to be encouraged

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first_imgAfter a 14 month inquiry, 45 recommendations to improve transparency, efficiency and accountability in the registration system for international medical graduates have been made to the federal government. Last week, Steve Georgamas MP – Chair of the House of Representatives Health and Ageing Committee, tabled his committee’s report into registration and support processes for international medical graduates (IMGs). During the inquiry, the committee heard evidence from 146 witnesses across every state and territory in Australia, in an effort to hear what steps could be taken to cut unnecessary red tape in the registration process for IMGs while ensuring that Australia’s high clinical standards are maintained. “We’ve travelled round the country to every major city and regional area. We found that sometimes up to 70 per cent of doctors in regional areas are overseas-trained doctors, so they fill an enormous gap in our shortage of medical practitioners.” “The lack of a clear pathway to registration, opaque decision making, and a high degree of duplication are some of the key challenges facing IMGs trying to register in Australia,” Mr Georganas told Neos Kosmos. “One example was a UK trained specialist who told us he was forced to sit a basic exam again, only to find he was the author of the prescribed textbook”. The MP for Hindmarsh added that it was clear that parts of the current registration system neither contributed to better outcomes for IMGs, or the communities they serve. “We have to find ways of streamlining the process. It’s not about cutting corners, it’s about holding their hand through the process which at the moment is a bit like snakes and ladders. At the moment they really have nowhere to turn to when something goes wrong. “We need good doctors to be able to get on with the job they came here to do – not stuck doing paperwork for months on end.” The key recommendations of the inquiry include: establishing a one-stop-shop to assist IMGs in navigating the accreditation and registration processes; reviewing the moratorium requiring IMGs to work in a District of Workforce Shortage for up to ten years to be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number; increasing the validity period for English language test results when applying for certain forms of medical registration, and establishing a central document repository for IMG paperwork to reduce inefficiency. The government has six months to respond to the recommendations. Mr Georganas said that he was optimistic that the proposals would result in new legislation and an easier pathway for overseas trained doctors to come to Australia by 2013. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

WWE announces seven man Gauntlet Match for RAW this Monday night from Phoenix

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first_img Daniel Bryan Twitter Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Yes it’ll turn out that he’s got a double personality the funny side and the aggressive side will fight each other like that scene in Me,Myself,and Irene…actually I’ll admit i made a mistake i was half asleep when i wrote that WhatsApp Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWrestleMania Could Be Biggest EverVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:05Loaded: 100.00%0:05Remaining Time -0:25 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list February 18, 2018 at 1:13 pm February 18, 2018 at 10:44 pm February 18, 2018 at 1:10 am Pinterest Jay Paz 31 Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Videos Articles WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins Jay Paz 31 Yeah I’m hoping it’s Strowman attacking the 7 men Google+ February 18, 2018 at 1:56 am Isn’t Braun one of the 7 men? I would pay extra to see Braun attacking himself – new character development? Roman Reigns Is Back, But Not Fighting For Belts Seth Rollins WWE RAW Ratings: Viewership sees a 15% drop against the return of Monday Night Football Roman Reigns Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever John Cena Says WWE Doesn`t Need Him WWE.com is reporting that a seven man Gauntlet Match has been announced for RAW this Monday night from Phoenix, Arizona.The match will feature John Cena, Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Elias, Finn Balor and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz, who are all booked for the upcoming men’s Elimination Chamber match on February 25.As always, Wrestleview.com will be covering RAW live this Monday night.BREAKING NEWS: The seven Superstars who will compete in the Men’s #EliminationChamber Match will face off in a HUGE #GauntletMatch this Monday on #RAW! @WWERomanReigns @WWERollins @mikethemiz @JohnCena @IAmEliasWWE @BraunStrowman @FinnBalor https://t.co/rYZw2hyARv— WWE (@WWE) February 17, 2018 Colby Videos Articles Cameron Huff Now Playing Up Next Wrestleview Weekly: Predictions for tonight’s Clash of Champions event in Charlotte 6 COMMENTS Jay Paz 31 Colby Facebook Probably the latter. February 18, 2018 at 1:52 am WWE Draft confirmed to be taking place as a two-night event starting on October 11 A Gauntlet match? Either Roman Reigns wins at the end or Braun Strowman appears and beats the hell out of 7 men Now Playing Up Next I like your storyline approach tho Now Playing Up Next February 18, 2018 at 1:57 pm Now Playing Up Next Comments are closed.last_img

Man arrested after allegedly shooting coworker in Hollywood fleeing country

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first_img Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) – A South Florida security guard has been arrested after, officials said, he shot a co-worker and fled the country.Andres Aviles allegedly shot another security guard at the City of Hollywood Water Treatment Plant, located near North Park Road and Hollywood Boulevard, in December.Investigators said a disagreement between the two on-duty guards may have led to the shooting.The victim was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital with severe injuries.Aviles fled to Mexico by car and was caught by federal agents during a layover in El Salvador on his way to Nicaragua.Aviles was turned over to Hollywood Police.He faces one count of attempted second-degree murder. last_img read more

The Google Home Hub drops to 5865

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first_img Review • Google Nest Hub review: Still the smart display to beat See It $99 Mentioned Above Google Home Hub Read CNET’s Google Home Hub review to learn more. Verdict: Top marks, even if the audio quality doesn’t quite rival some screenless smart speakers. Likewise, over at Best Buy, it has an impressive 4.6-star review average from over 3,000 buyers.At $150, this might have seemed a little extravagant. But at $59? Awfully tempting. (Of course, I’m also tempted to see if it can drop any lower.)Read more: The first 9 things you should do with your Google Home HubOriginally published March 29.Update, July 29: Back in stock, but with a different promo code. Preview • Google Home Hub joins the fight to put a screen on your countertop Smart Home Smart Speakers & Displays CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! How To • Google Assistant, Android Q, Google Nest Hub Max: Google’s big plans for the rest of the year How low can it go? Hard to say, but the Google Home Hub keeps dropping a few bucks every few weeks. Google Well, here we are again. A while back I made the joke that if this trend continues, the Google Home Hub (which was recently renamed the Nest Hub) will soon be free. Because for months now, each week seems to bring another $1-2 discount.Like this week: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Altatac via Rakuten has the Google Home Hub for $58.65 when you apply promo code SAVE15 at checkout. You also need to be signed into your Rakuten account (assuming you have one; if not, you’ll have to sign up for one).See it at RakutenThe Home Hub originally sold for $149, but Google recently lowered it to $129. Even before that, it started showing up from resellers for around $80, and every couple weeks it seems to drop another a buck or two. I keep thinking it can’t possibly go any lower, but, well, happy Monday! The Home Hub takes the Google Home smart speaker and adds a 7-inch touchscreen. That opens the door to things like guided recipes, song lyrics, appointment calendars and so on — all the same stuff your phone or tablet can do, but on something that’s a permanent fixture in, say, your kitchen.There’s no camera, so you can’t use it for video calling the way you can an Amazon Echo Show or Facebook Portal. (Some people might find that preferable, though, in light of recent privacy concerns.) Google does offer a smart assistant with a camera, the new Nest Hub Max, but it’s $230.And don’t forget the new Echo Show 5, which seems very Google Home Hub-like and sells for $90 — but has just a 5-inch screen. CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Comments $79 See It 9 Photos Now playing: Watch this: Walmart Best Buycenter_img Google Home Hub comes up big as a smart home control… See It News • Get the Google Nest Hub for just $67 Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. $99 See it Tags How the Google Home Hub can help you cook a delicious meal Google Nest Hub Share your voice 41 Best Buy Google $99 The Cheapskate 4:45 Delllast_img read more

One held for chain snatching attempt

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first_imgHyderabad: The sleuths of CCS and LB Nagar police nabbed a chain snatcher K Dataram (26) under suspicious circumstances at Sagar Ring Road. On thorough interrogation he revealed that he had attempted to rob a gold chain from one lady at Bairamalguda. According to officials, the accused has been working as a supervisor in a super market at Kothapet for last 6 years.last_img

65 shown arrested over Naya Paltan violence

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first_imgPolice Thursday produce a number of BNP leaders and activists before CMM Court in three cases filed on charges of vandalism, arson attack and obstructing police from discharging their duties during violence in front of BNP`s Naya Paltan central office. Photo: Dipu MalakarThree cases filed with Paltan police station on charges of vandalism, arson attack and obstructing police from discharging their duties during Wednesday’s violence in front of BNP’s Naya Paltan central office, have been transferred to the Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, reports UNB.Contacted, deputy commissioner (Motijheel division) of the DMP Anwar Hossain said that the DB would investigate the three cases as they were transferred to the DB on Thursday.At least 65 people were shown arrested in the three cases filed in connection with Wednesday’s clash allegedly between BNP activists and law enforcers in front of the party’s Naya Paltan central office.The cases were filed on Wednesday night with Paltan police station on charge of vandalism, arson attack and obstructing police from discharging their duties, said sub-inspector Faruk, duty officer of the police station.BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas, his wife Shahida were among the accused.At least 50 people, including 23 police, were injured in a clash between BNP leaders and activists and law enforcers in front of the party’s Naya Paltan central office on the third day of the party’s nomination form sale.Police lobbed teargas shells, rubber bullets and charged batons while two police cars were torched during the clash that began around 12:50pm and lasted for around 25 minutes.last_img

Second edition of Manthan to take place in July

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first_imgThe Gem and Jewellery Industry’s most sought-after conclave that adds tremendous value to the lives of jewelers, and acts as a unique knowledge sharing platform to promote learning and gain insights from India Inc.’s most charismatic and dynamic leaders/ captains is back with a bang.All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), will present its flagship event promoting a common platform to share expertise and knowledge – Manthan Gems and Jewellery Conclave 2019 – on July 2-3 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai. Manthan 2019, an initiative by GJC (All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council) will witness over a 1,000+ attendees. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe conclave is Presented by NSE, Powered by World Gold Council and Supported by Forevermark, Logistics Partner BVC Logistics, Laboratory Partner GIA, Jewellery Partner Shineshilpi, Software Partner Acme Infinity, Solitaire Partner Divine Solitaire. Last year, Manthan 2018 was the first-ever milestone event in the history of Indian gems and jewellery sector. In its second year, the needle moves notches higher to the next paradigm, as this year speakers from more than 27 industries will be present on the occasion and their speeches will also be translated live in Hindi language for the convenience of the invitees. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveManthan 2019 raises the diversity bar higher with inspirational and transformational leaders such as Abhishek Munjal, Director, Hero Cycles; Asher O, MD, Malabar Gold, Gaurav Singh Kushwala, Founder and CEO, Bluestone, Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder and CEO, Bharat Matrimony Group; RS Sodhi, MD, Amul; Rajeev Kapur, MD, Steelbird Hi-Tech India Limited; Ramesh Nair, CEO and Country Head, JLL; Sachin Jain, MD, Forevermark; Sajjan Raj Kurup, Founder and Creative Chairman, Creativeland Asia Group; Sunil Dutt, President, Reliance Jio. Speaking at the event, Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman, GJC, said, “Manthan was conceptualised after a lot of discussions and deliberations to be positioned as a progressive business transformation initiative to take the largely unorganised jewellery businesses towards the organised realm of India Inc. The timing for Manthan is apt as the churning of thoughts, vision and insights will result in a new mindset, mission and ethos.” Shaankar Sen, Vice Chairman, GJC, stated, “Manthan 2019 will add more value by generating significance for key drivers for growth towards stakeholders in their businesses in a disruptive environment. Manthan 2018 was an inspirational experience and transformational voyage for participants who were enthralled by the true-to-life anecdotes of everyone from the Prince of Kolkata’s (Saurav Ganguly’s) extempore speech to Suresh Narayanan (CMD, Nestle) on Maggi crisis and Vivek Chand Sehgal (Chairman and co-founder Samvardhana Motherson Group) on their think Indian and have global aspiration motto. Everyone has high expectations from Manthan 2019 and we shall deliver like never before.” Manoj Kumar Jha, Convenor-Manthan, GJC, said, “Manthan, a thought-provoking initiative of GJC, is organized in pursuit of the eternal quest for knowledge. We are proud that we DREAMT about it and DID it in 2018. And we are back with Manthan 2019. The purpose of this powerful knowledge sharing platform is to promote learning and gain insights from industry professionals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets spread across different industries. Cross pollination of ideas leads to out-of-the-box thinking and innovation. As an attendee you will not just know the insights about how to grow your business but you will also learn how to implement and successfully execute it to earn multiple benefits. The finest experts from various walks of life will be addressing attendees in Manthan 2019.”last_img read more

Lithium Iron Phosphate Market 2019 Global Industry Size Demand Growth Analysis

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first_imgThe Lithium Iron Phosphate market report offers majority of the latest and newest industry data that covers the overall market situation along with future Assessment.ICRWorld’s Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Market research report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability.The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market.The report includes the forecasts, Analysis and discussion of important industry trends, market size, market share estimates and profiles of the leading industry Players.Download Sample Copy of this Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3234007?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=NSGlobal Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Market: Product Segment AnalysisHigh-capacity materialConventional materialGlobal Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Market: Application Segment AnalysisLarge electric vehicleSmall electric vehicleEnergy storage devicePower toolsOthersGlobal Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Market: Regional Segment AnalysisUSAEuropeJapanChinaIndiaSouth East AsiaThe Players mentioned in our reportA123PhostechSonyAESCBTRBYDAleeesTianjin B&MTianjin STL EnergyValencePuleadHunan ReshineHenan Long-TimeKTCAcquire Discount on this report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3234007?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=NSAbout Us:Big Market Research has a range of research reports of various domains across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.Contact Us:Mr. Abhishek PaliwalBig Market Research5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail help@bigmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

Eptifibatide Market by Technology Application Geography – Analysis Forecast

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first_imgSmart Personal Protective Equipment Eptifibatide Market 2019-2026 Observe the complete assessment of Global Industry and provide meaningful data market Opportunity, Size, demand, growth, regions and Product Type (0.75mg/ml Eptifibatide, 2mg/ml Eptifibatide), Application (Unstable Angina, Myocardial Infarction, Others) and Forecast till 2026Global Eptifibatide Market is primarily driven by increasing prevalence of acute cardiac ischemic and percutaneous coronary intervention disorders. However, side effects associated with drug such as allergy and hypertension might hamper the market growth.Get Sample Copy of this Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3199125?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=AnilBy Market Players: Merck, Taj Pharmaceuticals, Gland Pharma, AuroMedics Pharma, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Hybio Pharmaceutical, GlaxoSmithKline, Schering-Plough Corporation, Novetide, CignaThe report begins with a brief introduction and market overview, in which the Eptifibatide industry is first defined before estimating its market scope and size. Next, the report elaborates on the market scope and market size estimation. This is followed by an overview of the market segmentations such as type, application, and region. The drivers, limitations, and opportunities are listed for the Eptifibatide industry, followed by industry news and policies.The report includes an analysis of the growth rate of every segment with the help of charts and tables. In addition, the market across various regions is analyzed in the report, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The report manifests the growth trends and future opportunities in every region.The report begins with a brief introduction and market overview, in which the Eptifibatide industry is first defined before estimating its market scope and size. Next, the report elaborates on the market scope and market size estimation. This is followed by an overview of the market segmentations such as type, application, and region. The drivers, limitations, and opportunities are listed for the Eptifibatide industry, followed by industry news and policies.The Global Eptifibatide Market is gaining pace and businesses have started understanding the benefits of analytics in the present day highly dynamic business environment. The market has witnessed several important developments over the past few years, with mounting volumes of business data and the shift from traditional data analysis platforms to self-service business analytics being some of the most prominent ones.For the future period, sound forecasts on market value and volume are offered for each type and application. In the same period, the report also provides a detailed analysis of market value and consumption for each region. These insights are helpful in devising strategies for the future and take necessary steps. New project investment feasibility analysis and SWOT analysis are offered along with insights on industry barriers. Research findings and conclusions are mentioned at the end.Inquire for Discount @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3199125?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=AnilTable of ContentsChapter 1 Executive SummaryChapter 2 Abbreviation and AcronymsChapter 3 PrefaceChapter 4 Market LandscapeChapter 5 Market Trend AnalysisChapter 6 Industry Chain AnalysisChapter 7 Latest Market DynamicsChapter 8 Trading AnalysisChapter 9 Historical and Current Eptifibatide in North America (2019-2024)Chapter 10 Historical and Current Eptifibatide in South America (2019-2024)Chapter 11 Historical and Current Eptifibatide in Asia & Pacific (2019-2024)Chapter 12 Historical and Current Eptifibatide in Europe (2019-2024)Chapter 13 Historical and Current Eptifibatide in MEA (2019-2024)Chapter 14 Summary for Global Eptifibatide (2019-2024)Chapter 15 Global Eptifibatide Forecast (2019-2024)Chapter 16 Analysis of Global Key VendorsAbout Us:Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various publishers across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.We are instrumental in providing quantitative and qualitative insights on your area of interest by bringing reports from various publishers at one place to save your time and money. A lot of organizations across the world are gaining profits and great benefits from information gained through reports sourced by us.Contact us:Mr. Abhishek Paliwal5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail: help@bigmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

Why Guido van Rossum quit as the Python chief BDFL

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first_imgIt was the proverbial ‘end of an era’ for Python as Guido van Rossum stepped down as the Python chief, almost 3 decades since he created the programming language. It came as a shock to many Python users, and left a few bewildered. Many core developers thought this day might come, but they didn’t expect it to come so soon. However, looking at the post that Guido shared with the community, does this decision really come as a surprise? In this article, we dive deep into the possibilities and the circumstances that could’ve played a major role in van Rossum’s resignation. *Disclaimer: The views presented in this article are based purely on our research. They are not to be considered as inputs directly received from the Python community or Guido van Rossum himself. What can we make of Guido’s post? I’m pretty sure you’ve already read the mailing list post that Guido shared with the community last week. Aptly titled as ‘Transfer of Power’, the mail straightaway begins on a negative note: “Now that PEP 572 is done, I don’t ever want to have to fight so hard for a PEP and find that so many people despise my decisions.” Some way to start a mail. The anger, disappointment and the tiredness is quite evident. Guido goes on to state that he would be removing himself from all the decision-making processes and will be available only for a while as a core developer and a mentor. From the tone of the mail, the three main reasons for his departure can be figured out quite easily: Guido felt there were questions around his decision-making and overall administration capabilities. The backlash on the PEP 572 is a testament to this. van Rossum is 62 now. Maybe the stress of leading this project for close to 30 years has finally taken a toll on his health, as he wryly talked about the piling medical issues. This is also quite evident from the last sentence of his mail: “I’m tired, and need a very long break” Guido thinks this is the right time for the baton to be passed over to the other core committers. He leaves everything for the core developers to figure out – from finalizing the PEPs (Python Enhancement Proposal) to deciding how the new core developers are inducted. Understanding the backlash behind PEP 572 For a mature language such as Python, you’d think there wouldn’t be much left to get excited about. However, a proposal to add a new feature to Python – PEP 572 – has caused a furore in the Python community in the last few months. What PEP 572 is all about The idea behind PEP 572 is quite simple – to allow assignment to variables within expressions. To make things simpler, consider the following lines of code in Python: a = b  – this is a simple assignment statement, while: a == b – this is a test for equality With PEP 572 comes a brand new operator := which is available in some other programming languages, and is an equivalent of the in-expression. So the way you would use this operator would be: while a:=b.read(10): print(a) Looks like a simple statement, isn’t it? Keep printing a while it is in a certain range of b. So what’s all the hue and cry about? In principle, the way := is used signifies that the value of an expression is assigned and returned to whatever code is using it, almost as if no assignment ever happened. This can get really tricky when complex expressions are involved. Ideally, an expression assignment is useful when one needs to retain the result of that expression while it is being used for some other purposes. The use of := is against this best practice, and has therefore led to many disagreements. The community response to PEP 572 Many Python users thought PEP 572 was a bad idea due to the reasons mentioned above. They did not hide their feelings regarding this too. In fact, some of the comments were quite brutal: Even some of the core developers were unhappy with this proposal, saying it did not fit the fundamental Python best practice, i.e. preference for simplicity over complexity. This practice is a part of the PEP 20, titled ‘The Zen of the Python’. As the Python BDFL, van Rossum personally signed off each PEP. This is in stark contrast to how other programming languages such as PHP finalize their proposals, i.e., by voting on them. On the PEP 572 objections, Guido’s response befitted that of a BDFL perfectly: Some developers still disagreed with this proposal, believing that it deviated from the standard best practices and rather reflected van Rossum’s preferred style of coding. So much so that van Rossum had to ask the committers to give him time to respond to the queries. Eventually the PEP 572 was accepted by Guido van Rossum, as he settled the matter with the following note: Thank you all. I will accept the PEP as is. I am happy to accept *clarification* updates to the PEP if people care to submit them as PRs to the peps repo, and that could even (to some extent) include summaries of discussion we’ve had, or outright rejected ideas. But even without any of those I think the PEP is very clear so I will not wait very long (maybe a week). Normally, in case of some other language, such an argument could have gone on forever, with both the sides reluctant to give in. The progress of the language would be stuck in a limbo as a result of this polarity. With Guido gone now, one cannot help but wonder if this is going to be case with Python going forward. Could van Rossum been pressurized less if he had adopted a consensus-based voting system to sign proposals off too? And if that was the case, would the proposal still have gone through an opposing majority of core developers? “Tired of the hatred” It would be wrong to say that the BDFL quit mainly because of how working on PEP 572 left a bitter taste in his mouth. However, it is fair to say that the negativity surrounding PEP 572 must’ve pushed van Rossum off the ledge finally. The fact that he thinks stepping down from his role as Python chief would mean people would not ‘despise his decisions’ – must’ve played a major role in his announcement. Guido’s decision to quit was rather an inevitable outcome of a series of past bad experiences accrued over the years with backlashes over his decisions on Python’s direction. Leading one of the most successful and long running open source projects in the world is no joke, and it brings more than its fair share of burden to carry. In many ways, CEOs of big tech companies have it easier. For starters, they’ve a lot of funding and they mainly worry about how to make their shareholders happy (make more money). More importantly, they aren’t directly exposed to the end users the way open source leaders are, for every decision they make. What’s next for Guido? Guido van Rossum isn’t going away for good. His mail states that he will still be around as a core dev, and as a mentor to other budding developers for some time. He says just wants to move away from the leadership role, away from all the responsibilities that once made him the BDFL. His tweet corroborates this: Call him a dictator if you will, his contributions to Python cannot be taken away. From being a beginner’s coding language to being used in enterprise applications – Python’s rise under Van Rossum as one of the most popular and versatile programming languages in the world has been incredible. Perhaps the time was right for the sun to set, and the PEP 572 scenario and the circumstances surrounding it might just have given Guido the platform to ride away into the sunset. Read more Python founder resigns – Guido van Rossum goes ‘on a permanent vacation from being BDFL’ Top 7 Python programming books you need to read Python, Tensorflow, Excel and more – Data professionals reveal their top toolslast_img read more