Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: Virender Sehwag attributes his success to Dada

first_imgSourav Ganguly, former Indian captain and current member of the Cricket Advisory Committee, turns 45.After making a memorable Test debut after scoring a century at Lord’s in 1996, Ganguly has never looked back.His most memorable and iconic moment came in the final of the Natwest series at Lord’s, when he celebrated by opening his shirt and waving it in the air after India won the match.  Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, who all made their debuts under the ‘Prince of Calcutta’, led the birthday wishes for their former captain on Twitter.   Whatever success I could achieve in Test Cricket,I truly attribute it to the wonderful support you gave me @SGanguly99 . #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/wJJRvL6g90- Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 8, 2017  #HappyBirthdayDada! It was always a pleasure to play with you, @SGanguly99! Have a good one! pic.twitter.com/CcG75sqJH4- sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 8, 2017  Wishing dearest @SGanguly99 many happy returns of the day lots of love dadi. pic.twitter.com/aayhy5VFWa- yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) July 8, 2017#HappyBirthdayDada! You’ve always been an inspiration and a true hero. Have a great one, @SGanguly99 ?????? God bless you ??? #Topman ???- Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 8, 2017A very #HappyBirthdayDada ?????? Wishing you many healthy, happy and joyful years ahead. @SGanguly99 ?????? pic.twitter.com/siskfh7JuL- Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) July 8, 2017 Happy Birthday to the Dada of Indian Cricket. The man who changed Indian Cricket for the good forever #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/YPXJ2LZidH- Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) July 7, 2017   Many many happy returns of the day dada! Hope you continue to show direction to #bengal cricket as always! @SGanguly99 #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/hpptfaw10L- Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) July 7, 2017 #HappyBirthdayDada ,the man who brought about a great transition in Indian cricket. Forever a legend @SGanguly99 ! May you have a grt life. pic.twitter.com/nfeaCKfIrTadvertisement- Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 8, 2017 Happy birthday to the man who has given us innumerable moments to cherish. Happy birthday, @SGanguly99!- cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) July 8, 2017 Happy Birthday, @SGanguly99. Here’s wishing you a great year ahead #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/42tPO25fjN- BCCI (@BCCI) July 8, 2017 Happy Birthday to one of India’s finest cricketers, Sourav Ganguly! ????What is your favourite memory from his career? pic.twitter.com/ufGXZVl91e- ICC (@ICC) July 8, 2017last_img read more

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AEK Beats Levadiakos 2-0, Moves Closer to Greek Title

first_imgATHENS (AP) — Tassos Bakasetas scored twice in the first half as Greek league leader AEK Athens beat Levadiakos 2-0 on Sunday.Bakasetas converted a penalty kick in the 12th minute for the hosts and scored again in the 33rd with a strike from just outside the area.AEK is chasing its first league title in 24 years. With two rounds left, AEK officially has a two-point lead over PAOK, which beat Xanthi 2-1.But much still depends on the outcome of PAOK appealing a decision that docked the team three points after its owner Ivan Savvidis stormed the pitch with a holstered pistol in a game against AEK in March. AEK’s current lead over PAOK does not include this points deduction.Apollon beat Olympiakos 1-0, and Panathinaikos won 3-0 at Panionios.Also Sunday, it was: Kerkyra 1, Asteras 3; Atromitos 4, Platanias 1; Panetolikos 1, Lamia 0; and Giannena 0, Larissa 0.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Farmer’s 15-year-old son Akash Malik creates history, claims India’s first silver in archery at Youth Olympics

first_imgAkash Malik became India’s first silver-medallist in archery at the Youth Olympic Games, providing a fitting finale to the country’s best-ever campaign at the marquee event that closed on October 18, at Buenos Aires.The 15-year-old son of a farmer lost a one-sided final to Trenton Cowles of the USA 0-6 as India concluded with three gold, nine silver, and one bronze at the event that was launched in 2010.How the Haryana farmer’s archer son Akash Malik won”I feel good but I lost the gold medal,” the 11th standard school-boy said after bettering Atul Verma’s feat of a bronze at the Nanjing edition of the Games in 2014.Seeded fifth after qualification, the Haryana-boy was inconsistent in the summit clash against the 15th seed Cowles, who only shot in 10s and 9s to wrap it up easily.The summit clash was held under windy conditions following light rains.In the three-setter, both the archers shot four perfect 10s, but Akash’s two wayward 6s in the first and the third set proved to be the decisive factor.Making a solid start to the final, Akash started off with a 10 but then he shot a 6 in his second arrow and concluded the first set with another perfect 10.The American, on the other hand, remained consistent with scores of 10, 9, 9 to take the first set 28-26Stepping up his game, Cowles shot two 10s and a 9 in the second set to win it 29-27Under pressure in the third set, Akash shot another six that ruined his chances of a gold medalHe finished with two 10s but Cowles remained steady and sealed the issue 28-26 in the third set”I have trained in the wind, but here it was too much. I was waiting for an opportunity but he (Cowles) was stronger and I had no chance,” Akash told PTI.advertisementEarlier, Akash finished in the last eight of the mixed international team event partnering Turkey’s Selin SatirIt was a delight meeting Akash Malik, who won a Silver medal for India in Men’s Recurve Individual Archery event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.His determination towards sports is praiseworthy.My best wishes for all his future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/8QWKcPNv7wNarendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 21, 2018The duo lost in the quarter-finals to Thailand’s Aitthiwat Soithong and Argentina’s Agustina Sofia GiannasioMalik’s personal life”One day my friends took me to a field where I saw kids aiming at a target with arrows. Mujhe laga woh shikaar kar rahe hain (I thought they were hunting something),” Akash said.Akash, who used to play cricket with his friends, developed a fascination for the ‘new-found sport'”Mujhe laga mein kuchh kar sakta hoon (I thought I could do something),” he said.Akash’s father Narender Malik, who is into wheat and cotton farming, never wanted his son to join him at the fields”Initially my parents dissuaded me as they wanted me to study to land up a government job. But after I started winning medals they have started backing me fully. They must be very happy now,” Akash, who returned to India with the contingent on October 21, said.”Now I’ve to put in more effort and hope to qualify for Tokyo Olympics,” he said about his mission 2020Youth Olympic Games 2018: Akash Malik shoots silver, becomes first Indian medal winner in archery at #YouthOlympics . #youtholympicgames pic.twitter.com/8a6xPpQJNmDoordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) October 18, 2018Akash’s proud coach, Manjeet MalikAkash took up archery six years ago after Manjeet Malik, a physical-trainer-turned-archery-coach, picked him during a trialHis then-turned coach Manjeet Malik said Akash’s ability to remain calm had impressed him”He was very calm and composed and I thought he could shoot arrows steadily. He now shoots with confidence. It was raining as well when the final started,” the coach said.Akash’s previous victoriesIn 2014, Akash was part of the recurve boys team which won a gold medal at the mini national (under-14) archery championship in Vijayawada.Akash went on to clinch a gold medal in the Youth Olympics qualifying event last yearHe also won a gold medal at Asia Cup Stage-I, two bronze in Asia Cup Stage-II and a silver and a bronze in the South Asian championship, in the last one year.”It’s indeed a proud moment for me and all the hard work is now paying off,” Malik, who has about 80 students at his private academy, said. Akash won a gold at Asia Cup Stage-I, two bronze in Asia Cup Stage-II and a silver and a bronze in the South Asian championship, in the last one year. (Image: Twitter/IOA)advertisementAkash is currently enrolled by the Olympic Gold Quest and trains under South Korean coach Kim Hagyong at the Army Sports Institute in Pune.Also read | Meet Praveen, the 17-year-old farm labourer’s son who won India its only bronze at Youth Olympics 2018Also read | India’s medal count at Youth Olympics 2018: Saurabh Chaudhary wins third goldInterested in General Knowledge and Current Affairs? Click here to stay informed and know what is happening around the world with our G.K. and Current Affairs section.To get more updates on Current Affairs, send in your query by mail to education.intoday@gmail.comlast_img read more

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Bedlam Superlatives

first_imguspw 6786386 2Photo Attribution: US PresswireWinners: Oklahomans (what a game!), Berry Tramel (fodder for months), Landry’s draft stock, traditional uniforms, the Bedlam rivalry, Chelf train, Quinn Sharp ($), ESPN, and Natty Light sales in Norman, OK. Losers: onside kicks, OU’s 2013 QB situation (!), Big 12 defense, both of these idiots, Kenny Stills (just because), that bro hanging off the back of the Schooner, Texas, Kansas State, and everybody rolling on Kelly Hines for simply tweeting a photo of OU’s celebration. Uni Heisman: Joe Randle. Spectacular. Best play: Duh… Best player: Joe Randle barely over Lyndell Johnson. Monk kept drawing from the well and he kept delivering. Quote: “What a drive” -Danny Kannell after OSU went up 38-27It was such a simple thing to say but the incredulousness in his voice and the efficiency with which we put it together…man, I thought it could have been the dagger. Photo: Harden?!Model of efficiency: At one point Joe Randle had 2 TD on 4 yards. Missed opportunity: If ORU or Tulsa had any dirty NCAA laundry to air, 6:30 PM on Saturday would have been about as good a time as they’re ever going to get. Tweeter of the game: Quade, Amilian, and Nolan were next level all night. Big Tweeters show up big in big games. Also, bonus points for Quade’s kerfuffle with Danny Kannell (you know, the guy announcing the game).Stat of the night: When Joe Randle scored in Q1 that wad OSU’s first lead in Norman since 2001. “This might be the last thing these eyes ever see” award: The last minute of the game wins this. I might as well have been in a coma.If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more

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Napoli will need more than 90 points – Sarri

first_imgNapoli Napoli need more than 90 points to win Serie A – Sarri Sacha Pisani Last updated 2 years ago 09:44 10/30/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) MaurizioSarri-cropped Getty Images Napoli Serie A Napoli v Sassuolo Napoli v Manchester City Sassuolo Manchester City UEFA Champions League The manager insists his first-place side have a long way to go in their pursuit of a first Serie A title since 1989-90 Maurizio Sarri believes Serie A leaders Napoli require more than 90 points to dethrone reigning champions Juventus and win the Scudetto this season.Napoli stayed three points clear at the top with a 3-1 win at home to Sassuolo on Sunday.Napoli evs to win Serie A Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Sarri’s high-flying entertainers are yet to lose this season, winning 10 of their opening 11 matches, while scoring 32 goals and conceding just eight times.But Sarri insists Napoli have a long way to go in their pursuit of a first Serie A title since 1989-90.”Right now, the forecast is a bit improbable. I don’t think the top teams can continue to keep this pace,” Sarri said.”Many smaller team will get new players or they will find their game. Going forward the games will be different, harder. This pace is destined to slow down, not just for us but for any team looking to win the title.”The feeling though is that we will need to have more than 90 points to win the championship.”Napoli will again test themselves against one of Europe’s elite during the week – Manchester City, having suffered a 2-1 defeat in the highly-anticipated Champions League clash on October 17.In the aftermath of that defeat and Napoli’s goalless draw with Inter, Sarri said he felt as though his side care more about Serie A.Following the weekend’s victory over Sassuolo, Sarri added: “Thinking of the Champions League as an obstacle would be unfair. The Champions League is the world’s biggest competition for clubs and we’re proud for being part of it. That’s why we need to play with great determination.”It’s obvious though that we’re going to think about where we can be more competitive and we’re going to put our energy in that. That’s a danger that can happen even if you don’t want to. Playing against Man City will not be easy, but it will also be great. Right now, City are the best team in Europe.”last_img read more

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Presenting Percy back in style to underline Cheltenham Gold Cup hopes

first_img Facebook news Thank you for your feedback. Doncaster 12.50 Pique Rock 1.25 Storm Goddess 1.55 Beau Bay 2.30 Lady Cylla 3.05 Groveman 3.35 Maroc 4.05 His Dream (nap) Huntingdon 1.00 Monsieur D’Arque 1.35 Duc Kauto 2.05 Arthur’s Reuben 2.40 Magic Of Light 3.15 Potters Hedger (nb) 3.45 Ardera Cross 4.20 The Cruix Lingfield 1.15 Herm 1.45 Ignatius 2.20 Axel Jacklin 2.55 Brockey Rise 3.25 Boutonniere 3.55 Attain Newcastle 4.15 Sparkle In His Eye 4.45 Amliba 5.15 Deeds Not Words 5.45 Olympic Spirit 6.15 Alkaamel 6.45 False ID 7.15 Encoded 7.45 HanakotobaTips by Chris Cook A little more than 300 days after his victory in the 2018 RSA Chase at Cheltenham, Presenting Percy returned to action here on Thursday and immediately dispelled any doubts about his wellbeing with a comfortable one-and-a-quarter length success in the Galmoy Hurdle. He tired a little towards the line as Bapaume tried to run him down, but his engine and enthusiasm were clearly intact.Presenting Percy took the same race last year, having already made a promising start to his chasing career, then took in the Red Mills Chase here in February on the way to a polished success in the RSA. The same race will again be a stepping stone to the Festival if all goes to plan, with a switch from the Gold Cup to the Stayers’ Hurdle likely to be considered only if Presenting Percy is forced to miss the Red Mills on 16 February. Thank you for your feedback. Share via Email Hide Presenting Percy has progressed rapidly throughout his career, both as a hurdler and after switching to fences last season, and has shown his aptitude for Cheltenham with a win at the Festival meeting in each of the last two seasons. Bookmakers were quick to trim his odds further after Thursday’s win, and he is now a general 3-1 chance for the Gold Cup with Native River, on 11-2, the only other contender at a single-figure price.His relative inexperience over fences remains the primary concern, both for punters and his connections, though Presenting Percy’s backers could point out that it did not stop Coneygree winning the Gold Cup on only his fourth chase start in 2015.“We’re happy enough to take our chances at Cheltenham on the ground,” Reynolds said. “It’s just what happens between now and then and I really think he would need to get a run in over fences before we would take on the Gold Cup. He’s run in open company and he ought to have [enough experience] and if we can get that run into him [in February], that should be enough.”Thursday’s best bets, by Chris CookIt’s just as well the Thyestes is on because we’ve lost our two jumps cards in Britain, at Wetherby and Fakenham, both frozen. At Southwell, I like 9-2 Handsome Bob (1.15) in the opener, Keith Dalgleish’s charge having produced a career best on his first start here last month. Later, 11-4 is fine about Temur Khan (2.55), who also benefited for the switch to Fibresand when landing a maiden here three weeks ago. The four-year-old looks nicely treated on that evidence as he makes his second start in a handicap.Colwood (7.25) is the sensible pick at Chelmsford tonight, this ex-French 4-1 shot having got off the mark on his second start for Robert Eddery before Christmas. The slightly mad pick, in the opening hands and heels race, is Mystical Moon (4.25) at 50-1. She hasn’t achieved much but she led to the furlong pole in a Wolves novice last time and hasn’t had many chances in handicaps. She comes from an in-form yard, will be ridden by a jockey with a fair strike-rate and could outrun her odds. Since you’re here… Show Quick guide Chris Cook’s Thursday tips Share on Facebook Horse racing tips Share on LinkedIn Quick guide Racing tips for Friday 25 January Wetherby Cancelled (frozen ground)Fakenham Cancelled (frozen ground) Southwell 1.15 Handsome Bob 1.45 Hanati 2.20 Foolaad 2.55 Temur Khan 3.30 Whenapoet 4.05 Gabrials CenturionChelmsford 4.25 Mystical Moon 4.55 Pacificadora 5.25 Glenn Coco 5.55 How Far 6.25 Distant Applause 6.55 Dahawi 7.25 Colwood 7.55 Elenora Delight  Pinterest Share on Pinterest Pat Kelly, Presenting Percy’s trainer, is notoriously media-shy and his horse has been subject to something close to a news blackout over the last few months, as possible starting points for his season have come and gone.Inevitably, there have been suggestions that all might not be well with Presenting Percy, who took over as the clear favourite for the Gold Cup almost by default as Native River and Might Bite, first and second last year, struggled to find their best form before Christmas. However, Philip Reynolds, the eight-year-old’s owner, is much more comfortable in front of a microphone and confirmed after Thursday’s success that it has only been the unusually fast ground that has kept Presenting Percy off the track.“You can see there that he’s every bit as slick over a hurdle as he is a fence,” Reynolds said. “There’s been a lot of what ifs this year because of the ground, and the hurdles option [at Cheltenham] is always there. Is it my preference? Of course it’s not. I’d like to get him back here in three weeks’ time and that will remain the plan, but if that doesn’t work out for any reason, of course we should leave all options open.“It’s not that he doesn’t like good ground, as a matter of fact, I could argue that he could be better on it and we haven’t really seen him on it yet. We haven’t run him because we didn’t want to start him off on that sort of ground, and this is real soft ground here. It was every bit as testing today as it was last year, and it looked a similar sort of a race and pace, and he finished in a similar way.” Read more Hide Twitter Show Topics Was this helpful? Talking Horses Reuse this content Support The Guardian Horse racing Share on Messenger Share on WhatsApp Share on Twitter … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay. Whether we are up close or further away, the Guardian brings our readers a global perspective on the most critical issues of our lifetimes – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. We believe complex stories need context in order for us to truly understand them. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Talking Horses: Too Darn Hot matches Frankel with two-year-old rating Was this helpful? Presenting Percy stays clear to win. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile via Getty Imageslast_img read more

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IOL invests crores on green mission

first_imgKolkata: Indian Oil Limited is investing around Rs 1,000 crore in the state in the next two years, the majority of the funds will be used for green initiatives.The centre is inclined towards introducing BS VI vehicles in the days to come. In BS IV vehicles there is presence of 50 ppm (parts per million ) sulphur while in BS VI it will be 10 ppm. According to Indian Oil Limited officials if BS IV vehicles are filled with BS VI standard fuel then there will be hardly any reduction in pollution level. Also Read – City bids adieu to Goddess DurgaIn order to solve this problem the Indian Oil Limited is planning to come up with a Diesel Emission Additive Plant at Budge Budge in South 24 Parganas, which will reduce the pollution level of BS IV fuel. The investment for the project will be to the tune of Rs 150 crore. The project is awaiting clearance from the ministry level. “We will be supplying BS VI standard fuel from all outlets of IOL from April 2020. The infrastructure for this is being developed. We are spending Rs 500 crores for this project in Haldia,” said Pritish Bharat, Indian Oil Limited executive director (Bengal state office). Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellersThe number of Indian Oil Limited petrol pumps in the state is 1,200 of which 700 pumps have been fitted with solar panels. Another 300 pumps will have solar panels by next year, which will entail an investment of Rs 100 crore. The number of LPG consumers in the state is presently 2.09 crore which is 94 percent of the population. The overall percentage in the country is 96 percent. The Indian Oil Limited is also working upon reducing pollution from fuel of ships.last_img read more

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Egyptian Doctor Kills Wife 3 Children on New Years Eve

Rabat – Egyptian police found four slaughtered bodies belonging to the same family in their apartment in Kafr El Sheikh, 134 km north of Cairo.Local police found the bodies of the wife and her daughter on the ground while the other two children’s bodies were slaughtered in their room, in the early hours of Tuesday. An Egyptian doctor confessed he committed the murder of his wife, also a doctor, and three children aged 8, 6 and 4, respectively. The 42-year old doctor said he had disputes with his wife, which caused him to “lose his temper and commit the murder.”The police arrested the suspect for further investigation.According to local media, the doctor said he strangled his wife with a “curtain rope” and stabbed her with a knife until he made sure she was dead before he stabbed his three children. He then seized his wife’s jewelry in an attempt to mislead police into believing it was a robbery crime. read more

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Mens gymnastics Jake Martin named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week

OSU redshirt senior Jake Martin competes during a meet. Credit: Courtesy of OSU AthleticsOhio State men’s gymnastics redshirt senior Jake Martin was named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week following the 47th Windy City Invitational on Saturday. Martin, a captain of the team, now has the fifth highest all-around score in the NCAA this year with his performance.“I was very proud of Jake tonight, and how he competed,” Ohio State head coach Rustam Sharipov said on Saturday night.Despite it being his first meet since an Achilles tendon injury in 2016, Martin was the highest Buckeye scorer in the high bar (14.250) and floor (14.300). Martin excelled in the pommel horse, scoring the third-highest total in the meet with a tally of 13.800. He also averaged 13.450, 14.150 and 13.450 in the rings, vault and parallel bars, respectively. This is the third time in Martin’s career that he has been named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week. read more

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Liebherr to open new components factory to meet long term demand

first_imgIn August 2013, Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH began building an additional plant in Biberach an der Riss (Baden-Württemberg). The development and manufacture of switchgear, electric motors and generators, currently functions of the company’s existing factory in Biberach, are to be relocated to the new site. With the branch, Liebherr-Components Biberach will have the additional capacity necessary to meet the growing demand of these products over the long term. These products have a wide range of applications in mines and mining equipment.Measuring 14.5 ha, the site in Biberach an der Riss will initially have two production halls built on it, each with a surface area of over 10,000 m². Another building that combines the two halls will offer a floor space of about 4,500 m² for a showroom and communal facilities. Moreover, an office building with four floors and a usable area of over 7,200 m² will be constructed. There are also plans for a combined heat and power plant to cover the basic energy requirements for the production halls. Capacities to extend the factory have already been taken account of in the site and building plans.The branch is to commence production by the end of 2014. According to current planning, investment in the building project is expected to amount to €50 million. For the development and manufacture of switchgear as well as electric motors and generators, Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH employs at present about 150 members of staff who will move to the new site. In the long term, the number of employees in these areas is to increase.Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH is part of Liebherr Group’s components division. The organisation develops and produces high-quality, high-performance components for drive system technology such as large diameter bearings, gearboxes and rope winches, electric machines and switchgear. The division brings together development and manufacturing expertise for the components and systems of drive system and control technology. Not only are these employed in the mining and other machines of the Liebherr Group, they are also designed and manufactured for external customers. Aside from the production companies in Biberach an der Riss, the division has production sites in Ettlingen, Kirchdorf an der Iller and Lindau (Germany), in Colmar (France), in Monterrey (Mexico) and in Bulle (Switzerland).last_img read more

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First synthetic human retina grown from mouse stem cells

first_imgThe BBC is reporting what is being referred to as a landmark discovery as it pertains to the treatment of the visually impaired and blind. A Japanese team has been successful at growing a synthetic retina using mouse stem cells.The retina is a key component to a human’s ability to see since it allows rays of light to enter the eye and focus into picture which are sent along the optic nerve to the brain. If the retina is damaged due to trauma or disease it would cause an individual to lose some, if not all of their sight.AdChoices广告The promise the new discovery brings is the ability to produce retinal cells or a whole retina for repair or transplant in a patient. Current retinas for transplant come from human donors so if they can be produced from animal stem cells there could potentially be an endless supply available to patients as and when they need them. Incredibly, the technology could also lead to the growing of a whole eye using the technique.The Japanese study, which announced the breakthrough, stated that the mouse stem cells were able to “spontaneously” organize into a complex structure that resembled the embryonic eye with little intervention from scientists. Human stem cells may have similar abilities when it comes to growing parts of the human eye in a lab, but due to the fact that in harvesting such stem cells a fertilized human embryo is destroyed, the use of mouse stem cells allows the Japanese team to avoid any ethical issues surrounding their discovery. Acquiring stem cells from mice has also been a technique used in practice for a much longer period of time since embryonic stem cells were first independently derived from mouse embryos in 1981.Read more at BBC Newslast_img read more

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Dip Net Harvest Numbers Due In One Week

first_imgFacebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The dipnet fishery has been over on the Kenai River since July 31 and since Wednesday on the Kasilof River, which means it’s time to turn in harvest cards to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game which are due in one week. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game requires all permit holders to report their harvests, even if they didn’t catch any fish. Harvest cards are crucial for Fish and Game to record accurate data for the past fishing season. Fisherman have until Thursday, August 15 to report their personal use harvest numbers from the Kenai and Kasilof rivers dip net fisheries, Fish Creek fishery and Kasilof River gillnet.center_img Fishermen are encouraged to respond online but paper copies can be mailed or hand-delivered to local Fish and Game offices.last_img read more

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Apple goes big on services with TV Plus Arcade News Plus We

first_img reading • Apple goes big on services with TV Plus, Arcade, News Plus: We react (The 3:59, Ep. 538) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS | Google Play | FeedBurner | SoundCloud |TuneIn | Stitcher The Daily Charge Apple Event Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors • Your browser does not support the audio element. Tags TV and Movies Gaming Digital Media Apple On this podcast, we talk about: Apple TV Plus, the company’s new premium streaming service.Apple Arcade, its subscription gaming service.Apple Card, a new credit card.Apple News Plus, a subscription magazine service.The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder. Check out the extended shows on YouTube. (YouTube shows are on a hiatus this week as we upgrade the studio.) Also, don’t forget to rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Apple goes big on services with TV Plus, Arcade, News Plus: We react (The 3:59, Ep. 538) Applecenter_img See All 0 Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 Post a comment Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it Share your voice Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Applelast_img read more

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Lovers end life after parents rejects marriage proposal at

first_imgA young couple committed suicide after their parents rejected their marriage proposal here at Koilkonda mandal of Mahbubnagar district. Though the incident took place three months ago, it came to light on Sunday when a shepherd saw two bodies hanging from a tree near Rampur village. Golla Ravi (20) and Golla Radhika (21) had fallen in love while they were pursuing a degree in a private college in Mahbubnagar. Ravi’s parents got to know about his affair and warned him to stay away from the girl. Unable to bear the separation, Ravi and Radhika came out of their homes on March 23. Their decomposed bodies were found hanging from a tree by a shepherd. The police brought the bodies down and launched an investigation.last_img read more

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2 BNP Juba Dal leaders hacked in Cumilla Chuadanga

first_img.A BNP leader and a Juba Dal leader were hacked in separate incidents in Cumilla and Chuadanga districts on Saturday.In Cumilla, Meghna upazila BNP president Ramiz Uddin Londoni was attacked allegedly by Juba League men at Lakkhankhola village of the upazila in the afternoon.District BNP assistant organising secretary Sahabuddin claimed that Juba League men, led by former upazila unit convener Mujib, hacked Ramiz while he was going to the upazila BNP office.Officer-in-charge of Meghna police station Abdul Majid said Ramiz was attacked at one stage of an alternation between Awami League and BNP supporters.In Chuadanga, unknown miscreants swooped on district Juba Dal president Sharif Ur Zaman at Baganpara of the district town around 8:30pm while he was taking tea at a teashop.The attackers chopped him with sharp weapons, leaving him injured.Locals rescued him and took him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.last_img read more

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Its Pet Selfie Competition time once again…

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite Click to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! It’s time for our Pet Selfie Competition once again, so if you have an adorable pet, why don’t you enter?We are giving you a reason to take a selfie with your pet. Email us your best selfie, along with your and your pet’s names and contact number to: sarjoonameera@gmail.comPictures will be uploaded onto the Ladysmith Gazette website and the selfie with the most votes  will win an awesome prize for the owner and pet!Opening date: April 6. Closing date (for entries): April 13. Closing date (for voting): April 28.The winner will be announced on May 5.Read page 20 of this week’s Ladysmith Gazette for more details…last_img read more

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R74 still closed due to snow

first_imgClick on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! Oliviershoek Pass on the R74 between Bergville and Harrismith is currently closed after last night’s blizzard-like conditions, with heavy snow falling.The road has been closed at Langkloof from the Harrismith side and just past Bergville approaching Oliviershoek Pass.There is currently no snow falling at Van Reenen’s Pass and the N3 is open.People are urged not to go snow sight-seeing, as the areas where snow has fallen are not road-user friendly.We will give a snow update as soon as we have more information.DID YOU KNOW? WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more

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first_img Advances in long-length digital radiography are creating opportunities for visualization during spinal surgery, as well as pre- and post-operatively. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Medical Systems A member of RSNA since 1987, Dunnick has served on numerous committees, such as the Scientific Program Committee, Research Development Committee, Research & Education Foundation Board of Trustees, Education Council and the Grants Program Committee. In 2006, he was elected to the RSNA Board of Directors and served as the liaison for publications and communications from 2006 to 2007. In 2007, he became the liaison for science and served as chairman from 2011 to 2012 and president-elect from 2012 to 2013. Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019 VIDEO: Artificial Intelligence May Assist in Pediatric Imaging Sudhen Desai, M.D., FSIR, read more For more information: www.rsna.org FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Body language expert Traci Brown spoke at the AHRA 2019 meeting on how to identify when a person is not being honest by their body language. She said medical imaging department administrators can use this knowledge to help in hiring decisions and managing staff.  Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: The History of CT Calcium Scoring Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical pro read more Dunnick is the Fred Jenner Hodges professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he has been since 1992. Video Player is loading.Sudhen Desai explains how deep learning might assist pediatric imagingPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 8:21Loaded: 1.95%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -8:21 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis 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.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Feature | Radiology Business | July 23, 2019 | Greg Freiherr Liars in Radiology Beware! Can you tell when someone is lying? read more Dunnick began his academic appointments at Stanford as an assistant professor in 1976. Later that year, he moved to the Diagnostic Radiology Department at the National Institutes of Health. At Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., Dunnick held many posts from 1980 to 1992, including professor of radiology, chief of uroradiology and director of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. Video Player is loading.Cynthia McCollough explains new advances in CT technologyPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 13:56Loaded: 1.17%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -13:56 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis 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.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Feature | Advanced Visualization | July 02, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis Augmented Reality Versus 3-D Printing for Radiology Three-dimensional (3-D) printing and… read more We are moving from an era of “volume-based imaging” to one of “value-based imaging,” Dunnick noted.  During his career, Dunnick has been an active member of several medical societies and organizations, including the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Foundation and the American College of Radiology (ACR), where he served as vice president from 2008 to 2009. He is past-president of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Society of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments, Society of Computed Body Tomography, Academy of Radiology Research, Society of Uroradiology (SUR), Radiology Research Alliance, ABR, Association of University Radiologists (AUR) and the Michigan Radiological Society (MRS). News | Radiology Imaging | July 22, 2019 AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Support the 12th Annual Putting Patients First Program For the past twelve years, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with read more As president, Dunnick will help shape and implement RSNA’s vision and strategic goals to advance the radiologic sciences and develop the future of patient-centered practice. Dunnick earned his medical degree in 1969 from Cornell University Medical College in New York City. At Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester in New York, he spent two years in internal medicine. Dunnick was a radiology resident at Stanford University School of Medicine in California from 1973 to 1976 and served as chief resident his last year. “It will be challenging to make that transition,” he said. “However, medical imaging has so much to offer, I am confident we can succeed. Today’s research is tomorrow’s practice.”center_img December 4, 2013 — Nicholas Reed Dunnick, M.D., was named president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors at the society’s Annual Meeting (RSNA 2013) in Chicago. Arthur Agatston explains the history of CT calcium scoring Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 9:54Loaded: 1.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -9:54 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: New Advances in CT Imaging Technology Cynthia McColl… read more Demand for ultrasound scans at U.S. outpatient centers could grow by double digits over the next five years, according to a speaker at AHRA 2019. A variety of factors, however, could cause projections for this and other modalities to change. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay A 3-D printed model (left) and a model constructed in augmented reality (right), both of a kidney with a tumor. In both models, the kidney is clear; the tumor is visible in purple on the AR model and in white on the 3-D printed model. Photo courtesy of Nicole Wake, Ph.D. Related Content Videos | AAPM | July 23, 2019 VIDEO: Bridging Diversity in Medical Physics to Improve Patient Care Cynthia McColl… read more Dunnick has authored or co-authored over 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 62 book chapters and 10 books. He has served on the editorial boards of 14 journals, including Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, Academic Radiology and Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR). Dunnick has been a presenter at more than 150 scientific meetings and has been guest faculty at universities and institutes more than 440 times. “We are proud of our past, but must focus on the future,” he said. “This is a time to reflect on the many advances in our field and how they help us improve the quality of patient care we deliver. How will we translate the continued advances in medical imaging and image-guided therapy into better patient outcomes?” News | December 04, 2013 Nicholas Reed Dunnick Named RSNA President Feature | Radiology Imaging | July 29, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr Imaging Market in U.S. Could Rise In Coming Years The coming years may be good for the medical imaging community in the United States. But they will not be easy. read more The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more Video Player is loading.Cynthia McCollough discusses bridging diversity gaps in medical physicsPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 6:05Loaded: 2.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -6:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis 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.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 19, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr DR Advances Promote Imaging of Whole Spine Recent advances in… read more Dunnick has received many honors and awards throughout his career. He received the William F. Barry Jr. Award for Teaching Excellence from Duke University in 1984. He was awarded gold medals by ARRS, SUR, AUR and MRS. He has been named honorary member of the American Society of Radiation Oncology and the Japan Radiological Society. In addition, he has been named on “The Best Doctors in America” list nine times.last_img read more

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American College Football heading to Sydney

first_img Destination NSWlearn more here Source = Destination NSW College Football Sydney CupAmerican College Football heading to SydneyAmerican Football is coming to Sydney with University of California set to play the University of Hawaii in the opening round of the 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division One College Football Championships.The match will be held at 2pm on Saturday, 27 August 2016 at ANZ Stadium and is anticipated to attract more than 15,000 domestic and international visitors to Sydney.Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said the American Football event would provide a fantastic day of entertainment, a huge live broadcast audience and a boost of $10 million to the NSW economy.“The University of California and the University of Hawaii have well recognised and established football programs which will ensure that this game delivers all the excitement and atmosphere of college football to Sydney,” Mr Ayres said.“Both Universities have enormous followings in the USA, and will see thousands of fans from across Australia and around the world travelling to NSW to watch this opening round game.“Sydney is globally recognised as a destination for world class sporting events having recently hosted the Opening Series of Major League Baseball along with football giants Manchester United, Juventus, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.“The NCAA’s decision to schedule a regular season game in Sydney highlights the continuing allure of the city to international sports looking to showcase their product on the world’s stage.”The game will be broadcast live in the United States and will be the only NCAA competition match that is played on that day maximising Sydney’s exposure.Tickets go on general sale via Ticketek from Monday December 7.last_img read more

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Travelport has unveiled IBM Travel Manager an ind

first_imgTravelport has unveiled IBM Travel Manager, an industry-first AI platform designed to help businesses manage corporate travel spend, and delivered via the IBM Cloud, using IBM Watson capabilities.The new platform features advanced artificial intelligence, and provides cognitive computing, predictive data analytics using “what-if” type scenarios, and integrated travel and expense data to help travel management teams, procurement category managers, business units, finance and human resource departments optimize their travel program, control spend and enhance the end-traveler experience.IBM Travel Manager gives users complete, unified access to previous siloed information, which, when combined with travel data from the Travelport global distribution system (GDS), is then used to create real-time predictive analytics recommending how adjustments in travel booking behavior patterns can positively impact a company’s travel budget. Travelport says:With annual global business travel spend estimated to reach a record $1.2 trillion this year, as projected by the Global Business Travel Association, corporate travel managers continue to look for new ways to reduce costs. Currently for businesses to get a full picture of travel patterns a travel manager might have to sift through data silos from travel agencies, cards, expense systems and suppliers for end-to-end visibility of spend and compliance across all travel subcategories but this is usually undertaken in a historical view rather than in real time.IBM Travel Manager features an interactive and intuitive dashboard that offers end-to-end visibility of travel spending, the ability to create alerts and notifications, predictive and pre-defined spending trend analysis, and natural language understanding to analyze text and uncover insights from structured and unstructured data. The product is expected to be commercially available to customers, through both IBM and Travelport. corporate travelIBMIBM Travel ManagerTravelportlast_img read more

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