Rome – Low cost airline, Air Arabia Maroc, announced that it will be operating two weekly flights linking Casablanca to Naples as of March 30.The launch of this air route aims at meeting the growing demand by Italian tourists and the Moroccans living in Italy, the airline said.Air Arabia Maroc was established in April 2009, has its main hub in Casablanca Mohammed V Airport where it links to several airports in Morocco, Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Tech firm VMware faces DACA discrimination lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO — A participant in the federal program shielding young immigrants from deportation is suing a Silicon Valley company, saying she was denied a job she was qualified for despite being authorized to work in the U.S.The Mexican American Legal Defence and Education Fund sued VMware in federal court in California on Tuesday, saying the software company violated the Civil Rights Act when it denied Sandy Vasquez a job.VMware, according to the lawsuit, refuses to hire people authorized to work in the U.S. unless they are citizens, permanent residents or have a “transferrable visa” such as a visa given to highly skilled workers. Vasquez and others enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program do not fall into these categories.Palo Alto, California-based VMware had no immediate comment.The Associated Press
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen UNbacked civil society forum urges action on Middle East peace
Sounding a strong collective call to action, a broad cross-section of civil society gathered in Pretoria for a United Nations-backed Public Forum in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace stressed the urgent need to press for the immediate resumption of the political dialogue between the two sides, and for renewed efforts to keep talks focused on ending the occupation and alleviating the suffering of the Palestinian people.The day-long Forum, convened by the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, featured academics, activists, writers, former-government negotiators and civil society experts on the situation in the Middle East. Opening the Forum, which was held at the University of Pretoria, Committee Chairman Paul Badji said that a resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict would be impossible without informing and mobilizing public opinion, and civil society organizations, including the media, were at the forefront of that effort.Their non-violent actions, bringing together Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, “is the best example of fighting for peace by peaceful means,” he said, urging civil society actors to intensify efforts, in their respective fields, to alleviate hardships of Palestinians, mobilize national and global public opinion and engage their respective national decision-makers to support efforts aimed at a peaceful solution of the conflict. The Forum followed the UN African Meeting on the Question of Palestine, which had devoted a large portion of its work to finding new and creative ways to mobilize civil society – in Africa and beyond – to generate greater awareness of the Palestinian struggle.That meeting “wholeheartedly welcomed” the increased international efforts to achieve a viable peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, seeing in those efforts the world community’s renewed determination to bring a close to the decades-old conflict.Participants were encouraged by recent positive political developments on the ground, chiefly the formation of the new Palestinian National Unity Government, the regular meetings that had begun to take place between President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, the revival of the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative and the League of Arab States’ decision to establish working groups tasked with engaging international partners in that regard and efforts by the diplomatic Quartet to broaden the scope of its work by engaging regional actors.At the same time, the participants, who included UN and other diplomats, world renowned experts on the situation in the Middle East, parliamentarians and members of the academic community and civil society, expressed “great concern” at the deepening economic and humanitarian crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Those hardships, in their view, were a direct consequence of the continuing occupation, further compounded by the withholding of direct donor assistance to the Palestinian Authority. 11 May 2007Sounding a strong collective call to action, a broad cross-section of civil society gathered in Pretoria for a United Nations-backed Public Forum in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace stressed the urgent need to press for the immediate resumption of the political dialogue between the two sides, and for renewed efforts to keep talks focused on ending the occupation and alleviating the suffering of the Palestinian people.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen UK affirms need for foreign judges in Lankan probe
Writing to the UK MPs in the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils and on Sri Lanka, Swire said that the resolution has a clear call for Sri Lanka to reform its domestic law to ensure that it can effectively implement its own commitments, including by allowing for the trial and punishment of those most responsible for violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law and requests continued international assessment of Sri Lanka’s progress through the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the UNHRC. The British Government has affirmed the need for foreign judges in Sri Lanka’s domestic accountability process to ensure its credibility.UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth office Hugo Swire, in a letter to a group of British Parliamentarians, said that the resolution adopted recently at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) notes the importance of the participation of Commonwealth and other foreign judges and defence lawyers in Sri Lanka’s judicial accountability process. Swire says he is proud that the United Kingdom played a leading role, both in this and in previous UNHRC sessions, to achieve this outcome. He is also pleased with the positive response the resolution has received from the large majority of civil society and political groups, both in Sri Lanka and in the UK.The UK Minister says the ball is now firmly in Sri Lanka’s court and UK wants Sri Lanka to credibly implement the commitments it has signed up to and to take forward the recommendations in the OHCHR report.This he says will take both time and expertise and it is incumbent on the international community to assist Sri Lanka where help is required. He recalled that in January this year he addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils after his visit to Sri Lanka and had said that he had taken away from his visit a strong sense that the country had turned a corner. He said that since then, the positive trajectory in the country has continued, culminating in the historic co-sponsorship by Sri Lanka of the UNHRC resolution.“From a position of firm opposition to previous resolutions under the former government, Sri Lanka has engaged constructively under the new government. I strongly welcome this approach and the resolution itself, which takes forward a number of the key recommendations made by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the report of its investigation on Sri Lanka,” Swire said in the letter. Swire thanked the members the All Party Parliamentary Group for their continued interest in Sri Lanka and in Tamil issues and looks forward to further constructive engagement with the Group as the UK works work with Sri Lanka to address the issues of the past, to deliver a lasting peace for all its people, and to build mutual prosperity. (Colombo Gazette) “I look forward to the UK playing its full part as a new period in Sri Lanka’s history unfolds,” he added.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen The Dodgers Dominated Like Few Pennant Winners In Recent History
2014KCRANA34.13BAL45.8379.95-2.95 2005CHWBOS34.15ANA55.89810.03-2.03 YEARTEAMOPP.GMSEXP. GMSOPP.GMSEXP. GMSGMSEXP. GMSDIFF 101995Atlanta Braves4624+22 101995Cleveland Indians4018+22 Top pennant winners by run differential1995-2017 Includes Division Series and League Championship Series; wild card games not included.Source: Retrosheet 42005Chicago White Sox4720+27 2012DETOAK54.13NYY45.8399.96-0.96 62009Philadelphia Phillies5531+24 RUNS 2006DETNYY44.14OAK45.88810.01-2.01 21996Atlanta Braves5423+31 RKYEARTEAMSCOREDALLOWEDDIFFERENTIAL 12007Boston Red Sox7036+34 72002Anaheim Angels6037+23 Between these two measures, the Dodgers’ 2017 postseason run has to be on the short list for most dominant in modern history. It’s no guarantee they’ll win the Fall Classic, of course — among the eight teams above them on either list, only the 2007 Red Sox, 2005 White Sox and 1999 Yankees ended up actually winning the World Series. But for now, the Dodgers can celebrate their National League pennant in style. Which pennant winners cruised through the fieldLeague winners who took the fewest games in the Division Series and Championship Series relative to expected, 1995-2017 LDSLCSTOTAL 42010Texas Rangers5932+27 Expected games is determined by how long it would take the average playoff team to eliminate the team’s LDS and LCS opponents.Source: Baseball-Reference.com 2016CLEBOS34.16TOR55.88810.03-2.03 1995ATLCOL44.07CIN45.8789.94-1.94 72008Tampa Bay Rays6441+23 1999NYYTEX34.10BOS55.8889.98-1.98 72009New York Yankees4825+23 2007COLPHI34.11ARI45.6679.77-2.77 2017LADARI34.11CHC55.8789.98-1.98 32017Los Angeles Dodgers4819+29 2009NYYMIN34.11ANA65.93910.03-1.03 When the Los Angeles Dodgers open up the World Series next week against either the New York Yankees or Houston Astros, they’ll be in the midst of one of the hottest playoff runs by a league champion in recent memory. They smoked the Arizona Diamondbacks and the defending-champion Chicago Cubs by a combined 48-19 margin, giving them the third-best run differential in the division and championship series1So, excluding the wild card game. of any pennant winner since MLB expanded its playoff structure in 1995: And the way the Dodgers blew away the National League field was especially impressive. They swept Arizona in three games, then won the first three games of the NLCS over Chicago, ultimately finishing the Cubs off in five. In other words, they needed only eight games to reach the World Series — that’s nearly two fewer than we’d have expected from a typical pennant winner against LA’s opponents, based on their Elo ratings:2To compute this, I used Elo to generate the probability of the average pennant winner winning each game of a series against a team’s opponents. Using those numbers and a little math, we can calculate how often we’d expect those series to end in a given number of games.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Jihadi Jack Isis fighter stripped of British citizenship by Home Office
Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. “I’m not going to say I’m innocent. I’m not innocent. I deserve what comes to me. But I just want it to be… appropriate… not just haphazard, freestyle punishment in Syria,” he told the broadcaster.Struggling with obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourette’s when he was at school, Jack converted to Islam at the age of 16. The decision is understood to have angered officials in Ottawa, prompting fears of a row between Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Boris Johnson when they meet at the G7 summit in France next weekend.Letts, who travelled to the Middle East in 2014, is now among more than 120 dual nationals who have been stripped of their British citizenship since 2016, including Isis bride Shamima Begum.Ms Begum was one of three girls from Bethnal Green, east London, who left the UK aged just 15 in February 2015 and travelled to Syria to join Islamic State. It was thought Ms Begum may have a claim in Bangladesh because of her family background, something Bangladeshi officials denied. The Isis fighter known as Jihadi Jack has been stripped of his British citizenship, prompting a diplomatic row between the UK and Canada, it has been reported. Muslim convert Jack Letts, 24, who had held dual UK and Canadian citizenship, declared he was an “enemy of Britain” after travelling from Oxfordshire to Syria at the age of 18 to join the terror group.He has begged to be allowed to return to the UK, insisting he had “no intention” of killing Britons, after he was captured by Kurdish forces in 2017. The Home Office has now stripped Letts of British citizenship, meaning he is the responsibility of the Canadian government, The Mail on Sunday said.It was reportedly one of the last actions of Theresa May’s administration. John Letts and Sally Lane, the parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi JackCredit:PA Show more The move can only be made against people with two passports, because international law prevents the Government from making anyone “stateless”. It will come as a blow to Lett’s parents, Sally Lane and John Letts, who were found guilty at the Old Bailey in June of funding terrorism and given 12-month sentences suspended for 15 months.In an interview after their conviction, they said: “Jack is still a British citizen and we have pleaded with the Government to help us to bring him to safety, even if that meant that he might be prosecuted in the UK.”A Home Office spokesman said: “This power is one way we can counter the terrorist threat posed by some of the most dangerous individuals and keep our country safe.”In an interview with ITV earlier this year, Letts said he felt British and that he wanted to return to the UK, but admitted he did not think that would be likely. He used to attend the Bengali mosque in Cowley Road, Oxford, before he came into contact with men with a more radical ideology.Jack has previously admitted he was at one time prepared to carry out a suicide attack, telling the BBC: “I used to want to at one point, believe it or not. Not a vest. I wanted to do it in a car. I said if there’s a chance, I will do it.”He also said in the interview, which took place in October last year but was not broadcast until after his parents’ trial had ended, that he realised he had been “an enemy of Britain” but added that he had made “a big mistake”.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Martin ONeill to talk with McClean over poppy row
Martin O’Neill has revealed he will have talks with winger James McClean over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day poppy as he could be targetted by Northern Ireland fans.McClean initially represented Northern Ireland at the U21 level before he decided to play for the Republic of Ireland. The winger could feature in Thursday’s fixture between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.The 29-year-old’s decision not to wear the Remembrance Day poppy will be an issue on Thursday, and Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says he will speak to him.“James had an illness in the family yesterday, so I wasn’t able to get a chance to speak to him. He has just come in this morning, although he trained this morning, and I will speak to him over the next 24 hours,” O’Neill told Sky Sports.Report: Former Liverpool striker Heskey reveals all George Patchias – September 10, 2019 Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey reveals all in his new book.In Heskey’s new book “Even Heskey Scored,” serialised in the Guardian, the player talks,…“Naturally, I’m hoping that it won’t be an issue, but I don’t know.“James is well fit to handle himself, as people know,” O’Neill added. “James made his points clear on the poppy situation three or four years ago when he was at Wigan.“He gave a statement and he tried to be as respectful as he could in that statement, and I think he needs to be respected for his decision.“The part of Ireland he was brought up in, it’s close to home for him and he has his opinions on it and we’re in a world nowadays where people should respect people’s opinions.”
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen ASAWISHH Participates in Farmer Field Day in Pakistan
Netting and viewing of Rohu fish fed soy-based floating fish feed.The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) program recently participated in a Farmer Field Day in Pakistan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded FEEDing Pakistan project, now in its third phase. The Field Day, organized by AMG Fish Feed, was attended by more than 100 participants including fish farmers, fisheries department officials, fish traders and investors. ASA/WISHH Country Representative RSN Janjua spoke about the value of soy-based floating feed during the event.AMG Fish Feed started business in 2015, and is now the second company in Pakistan producing soy-based floating feed. The owner of AMG Fish Feed attended an ASA/WISHH FEEDing Pakistan Farmer Field Day in 2012 where he was first convinced of the value of soy-based floating feed. ASA/WISHH provided technical assistance to the company last year and will continue to support its efforts to produce soy-based floating feed.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Maná Honored By An Array Of Latin American Talent At Latin GRAMMY
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Mexico’s GRAMMY-winning band was honored with performances from Gilberto Santa Rosa, Pepe Aguilar, La Marisoul and moreJennifer VelezGRAMMYs Nov 15, 2018 – 2:04 pm Musical stars from all over Latin America came together on the night before the 19th Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor superstar Mexican pop/rock group Maná, as this year’s Latin GRAMMY Person Of The Year. 2018 Latin GRAMMYs 19 Things You Didn’t Know About The Latin GRAMMYs Luis Miguel Wins Album Of The Year Latin GRAMMY Will Smith, Marc Anthony, and Bad BunnyPhoto: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images Karol G Wins Best New Artist At 2018 Latin GRAMMYs Prev Next ManáPhoto: John Parra/Getty Images for LARAS Why Rosalía Is A Rising Global Pop Star RosalíaPhoto: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for LARAS Vicente García Photo: Mindy Small/FilmMagic/Getty Images Jorge Drexler Wins Song Of The Year Latin GRAMMY Relive The 2018 Latin GRAMMY Awards Will Smith, Marc Anthony, and Bad BunnyPhoto: Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images Puerto Rican salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa, alongside pianist Arthur Hanlon, performed a salsa version of Manás hit, “Bendita Tu Luz.” Mariachi music superstar Pepe Aguilar performed a special rendition of “Mariposa Traicionera” with renowned group Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández. Spanish rock star Enrique Bunbury covered “Vivir Sin Aire.”Other performances included José María Cano and Dani Cano, Iza Real and Piso 21, Vetusta Morla, Beatriz Luengo, Beatriz Luengo, La Marisoul and Orianthi, and Pablo Alborán. Twitter Karol G Wins Best New Artist At 2018 Latin GRAMMYs Maná Honored By An Array Of Latin American Talent Who Will Win Best New Artist At The Latin GRAMMYs? Luis MiguelPhoto: Omar Vega/Getty Images ManáPhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage RosalíaPhoto: Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto/Getty Images Rosalía Thanks Women During Latin GRAMMY Win Why Rosalía Is A Rising Global Pop Star 19 Things You Didn’t Know About The Latin GRAMMYs Vicente García Photo: Mindy Small/FilmMagic/Getty Images Karol G Wins Best New Artist At 2018 Latin GRAMMYs Luis Miguel Wins Album Of The Year Latin GRAMMY Maná Honored By An Array Of Latin American Talent Which Artist Performance Are You Pumped For? Why Rosalía Is A Rising Global Pop Star ManáPhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage Maná have become some of Latin America’s greatest songwriters and musicians with a musical career that began in the 1980s. Inspired by rock groups of the U.S. and Europe, the band was among a group of Mexican musicians to begin writing the history that is now known as Mexico’s rock scene. Since then, the band has created music that fuses rock, pop and Latin rhythms, transcending Mexico and into the world.”We are very happy to see so many people here and to hear these super amazing covers that we weren’t expecting, at times we didn’t know what song was going to be performed and where it would end,” lead singer Olvera said at the celebration. The GRAMMY-winning band closed off the night with a performance of two of their well-known songs “Labios Compartidos” and “Clavado En Un Bar.” Tune in to the 19th Latin GRAMMY Awards to catch another performance of the legendary band.The Complete Latin GRAMMY Awards Viewer’s Guide RosalíaPhoto: John Parra/Getty Images 2018 Latin GRAMMY Awards Complete Winners List 19 Things You Didn’t Know About The Latin GRAMMYs ManáPhoto: Kevin Winter/WireImage Which Artist Performance Are You Pumped For? Luis MiguelPhoto: Omar Vega/Getty Images Mon Laferte at the 18th Latin Grammy AwardsPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Mon Laferte at the 18th Latin Grammy AwardsPhoto: Kevin Winter/Getty Images RosalíaPhoto: Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto/Getty Images Lights resembling the night sky lit up around an image of Fher Olvera, Alex González, Sergio Vallín and Juan Calleros—the members of Maná—on stage as actor Jaime Camil and Argentine singer Soledad Pastorutti hosted the spectacular night filled with talent that included tributes of the group’s biggest hits and most touching songs by some of Latin music’ biggest rising and established stars. The celebration began with an interpretation of “Adicto A Tu Amor,” one of the group’s most seductive songs, by Draco Rosa and violinist Ara Malikian.The night continued as Colombia’s Sebastian Yatra took the stage to honor the group with his version of “No Ha Parado De Llover,” a sad song about losing a lover without knowing why. Group Monsieur Periné—also from Colombia—lightened the mood with their take of the upbeat, energetic rock tune “Oye Mi Amor,” one of the band’s most iconic songs from earlier in their career, from 1992’s ¿Dónde Jugarán los Niños? 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Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Primary school jampacked
Hussaini Alam: The scene depicts sorry state of affairs in government schools. On Government Degree College for Women, Hussaini Alam, a total of two colleges and three schools are being run under one roof. This includes Government Boys Primary School, Beroon Fateh Darwaza, and Government Boys Primary School Doodh Bowli-2.Though the building appears quite spacious from outside with a playground at the very entrance, the inner structure of building has little to boast of. Also Read – JIH organises Eid Milap for sanitary workers Advertise With Us While a large portion is occupied by degree, junior college and high school sections, the remaining two primary sections get raw deal in allocation of space. One primary section is being run in just a single classroom with a strength of more than 60 students, while another primary section was pushed into a corner of verandah. As a stark example of ‘one size fits for all,’ the Government Boys Primary School, Beroon Fateh Darwaza, is being run in just a single room. It is a whole school running under a single roof. Here, the students of three standards i.e. 3rd 4th and 5th are being taught together at the same time in the same classroom. One could understand the situation of another primary school which lies in a corner of verandah. Also Read – GHMC distributes saplings to KV students Advertise With Us “Out of 63 enrolled students, barely 30 to 40 are attending the school. Due to crunch of space, local parents are not sending their wards to the school and there are increasing dropouts day by day. Only parents below poverty line, living near the school, are sending their children,” said a teacher on condition of anonymity. “Without ascertaining the feasibility and implications of moving the state-run schools into government’s own buildings, the authorities are moving them one by one, resulting in chocking the space and making it difficult for them to operate properly. Will the parents send their children to school chocking in space and running in congested school rooms?” questioned Mohammed Imam Tahseen, a social worker. Advertise With Us “Given the prevailing conditions, it is impossible to encourage local people to send their children to the school when children of different standards are being taught in just single room. Observing the pathetic situation quite for a long time, I have written a letter to the DEO Hyderabad last month informing him about the prevailing situation in the school and the response is awaited,” Tahseen added.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Altoid Raspberry Pi Handheld Plays Games Instead of Holding Mints
The Raspberry Pi is one of our favorite pieces of tech because it’s just so versatile. Not only can you use the little board to teach children the joys of computing but you can also mod it into all sorts of cool devices. Heck, it’s still our recommended retro gaming box if you don’t want to bother tracking down a S/NES Classic Edition.Want to see how tasty these mods can get? Here’s a cool new Raspberry Pi-powered gaming gadget that turns a mint box into a full-fledged video game handheld. Check out the MintyPi.As you can see, the MintyPi packs a Raspberry Pi into an Altoids mint tin along with some basic controls so you can emulate and play classic games. Created by DIY YouTuber Sudomod, the project started as a joke before evolving into something actually pretty cool. Seeing Sudomod load up Donkey Kong Country on the pocket-sized handheld makes us lust for an official Game Boy Classic (that isn’t the size of a human being).This is actually MintyPi 2.0. The original proof of concept, while functional, was so flimsy it wasn’t that much fun to actually use. This new version, along with having better wireless, display, audio, and computing components, is just way more sturdy and comfortable. The D-pad, four face buttons, and two shoulder buttons come from a Nintendo DS while the inner case and hinge are 3D-printed. Sudomod even made pieces in different colors to make MintyPis matching every Altoids flavor.Because this is a DIY project, anyone with the parts and know-how could make their own MintyPi. Sudomod will make 3D printing files available alongside a guide for constructing the device. But you’ll have to buy your own Raspberry Pi, and your own mints, too. Keep your breath fresh while self-made gaming on the go.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target Lyra Is a Handheld Gaming System Powered by a Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi Used to Steal 500 MB of NASA Data
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Thank god its foody friday
The city of joys’ very own TGI Fridays; known for its innovation in food and beverages has come up with a wide range of new food offerings. Guests can now come and enjoy some of the finest creations in the art of food from a range of appetizers, salads, sandwich, pastas and entrees.Two exciting flavours of chicken wings are on offer, spicy bloody mary wings that are tossed with spicy vodka bloody mary sauce or try the sweet and spicy kung pao wings. What’s even more exciting is that the guest can now opt for boneless wings. Guests can also choose from an array of items like crispy pork belly tostadas loaded with melted cheese. Chimichurri chicken skewers – fire grilled to perfection. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfFor the main course, pork lovers must try the crispy braised glazed pork belly that’s fork tender on the inside, and flavorful parmesan crusted chicken are sure to suit any palette. Two amazing burger options, wingsman burger with blackened lamb patty topped off with frank’s red hot chicken wings. The Hangover Burger is a sure cure for the hangover with fried egg – sunny side up, a tasteful and visual delight. Also added to the menu are Italian delights like Quattro Formaggi Pizza, bursting with flavours for four cheeses – mozarella, cheddar, jack and parmesan. Or better still dig into Red Pepper Mushroom and Penne Pasta made in creamy roasted red pepper sauce. Enjoy your meal with one of the newly introduced Blackberry LIIT or the Ultimate Pomegranate Margarita. More new drinks on the menu include Tennessee Peach, London Smash, Dirty Martini, Botanical Punch, Strawberry Lynchburg Lemonade. Ending on a sweet note, with Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake that’s served with apple butter sauce and is a not-to-be-missed item from the menu.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Its bullock cart of BJP vs ericks of Trinamool
Kolkata: Lok Sabha candidates in West Bengal’s Birbhum district are seeking to exploit all modes of transport to attract attention. While one candidate chose bullock cart, another decided to drive an e-rickshaw. Actor-turned-politician Satabdi Roy, seeking to retain the Birbhum Lok Sabha seat she had won for the Trinamool Congress in 2009 and 2014, was seen riding an e-rickshaw all by herself while campaigning in villages of the Rampurhaat locality. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: Mamata Roy, clad in a pink saree and donning sunglasses, also participated in a tribal dance with the women folk of the locality. Not to be outdone, her Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rival Dudh Kumar Mondal rode a bullock cart to interact with the people of another Panchayat area. The Birbhum constituency will go to polls on April 29 in the fourth of the seven-phased Lok Sabha election in the state.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Harvard Prepares to Pay a Hefty Endowment Tax
Share27TweetShareEmail27 SharesDaderot [CC0], from Wikimedia CommonsNovember 14, 2018; Harvard CrimsonThe Harvard Crimson reports that the university’s president, Lawrence S. Bacow, has already met with a representative of the US Treasury Department to discuss a new tax that will be levied on its endowment returns by the federal government. The 1.4 percent excise tax on annual endowment returns targets only 35 colleges and universities, those with assets greater than $500,000 per full-time student. This new tax on what were previously tax-exempt institutions takes effect for fiscal years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017. Harvard’s school’s endowment, just a smidge ($200 million) over $39 billion may require a payment of $40 to $50 million annually starting in 2019. This makes the City of Boston’s request for a payment in lieu of taxes in the amount of $6 million look like chump change, but in the end, the school only paid about half that this year.Details on how universities will have to file with the feds have not yet been published and may not be before the tax must be paid—in which case, opines Harvard Law School Professor Thomas J. Brennan, the taxpayer, which in this case is the university, must interpret the law “the best they can.” (Luckily, the school has that law school handy.)Brennan says that certainty about the law’s details may take years: “Every law, no matter how well it’s written, is going to have some non-specificity, some grey area, some lack of detail that can be filled in, and that’s the job of the regulations. The substantive content of the regulations should be determined by the professionals at Treasury in light of how they read the law.”Meanwhile, Bacow says this is likely to affect future investment strategies. “We’ve not been tax-sensitive investors in the past. And the question is: do we need to become tax-sensitive investors going forward?”—Ruth McCambridgeShare27TweetShareEmail27 Shares
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Vodafone is adding three new HD channels to its Ge
Vodafone is adding three new HD channels to its German IPTV platform.From December 1, the operator will include Sixx HD, TELE 5 HD and N24 HD in its line-up.The addition of the channels will take the total number of HD channels on the platform to 18.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen Paces revenues for the year todate are in line w
Pace’s revenues for the year to-date are in line with expectations, according to chairman Allan Leighton.Speaking at the set-top vendor’s AGM yesterday, Leighton said Pace had seen “an encouraging start” to the year.“The business is benefitting from a stronger operational focus and this is delivering tangible benefits in procurement, operating efficiency and costs,” he said. “Profitability in the period continues to be impacted by HDD supply issues but is in line with our expectations. Cash performance in the period has been strong and the financial position of the company remains robust.”Leighton said Pace’s new management team, which includes CEO Mike Pulli, CFO Rod Murray and international president Shane McCarthy, was focussed on delivering an improved performance this year, “by meeting our customers’ needs, widening out our product offer and delivering a leaner, more profitable business underpinned by strong underlying cash flow.”Leighton added that the company was confident that revenues will be broadly flat, prior to the impact of HDD supply issues, and that a circa 7% underlying EBITA margin will be achieved this financial year.
Category: uzgwhhwqhzdmxzen The full range of Sky Deutschlands content lineu
The full range of Sky Deutschland’s content line-up will be available on Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain IPTV service as of July.Entertain customers will have the option of signing up to the pay TV operator’s starter pack as well as its Sky World offering and sports, movie and HD services. As well as full coverage of Bundesliga football games, Deutsche Telekom will air the DFB Cup and UEFA Europa League games. Telekom will also make Bundesliga games available on its mobile TV service.Deutsche Telekom will make over 70 Sky HD channels available to its customers.Telekom’s former Liga Total! customers will automatically qualify to receive the Sky Bundesliga package including a full set of interactive features.
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The ubiquity of on-demand and catch-up services continues to impact linear TV viewing, according to new research.The migration from linear to time-shifted and on-demand services is happening in many developed markets, new intelligence from IHS shows, with consumers in the US and UK leading the way. In both territories linear viewing declined last year despite huge live televised events including the Olympics.IHS says that viewers in the US and UK now spend, on average, over 40 minutes a day watching on-demand or timeshifted programming. Linear broadcast viewing in the UK has declined for the third consecutive year and a similar trend is emerging in the US, with linear TV viewing falling by 11 minutes in 2012The availability of SVOD services such as Netflix and Amazon/Lovefilm is drawing viewers from linear TV at a fast rate in the US and UK.“The US is a good example of a market in which OTT SVOD services have had a noticeable impact – on-demand viewing has risen by 10 minutes per person per day between 2010 and 2012, mirrored by a decline in daily linear broadcast TV viewing of 13 minutes per person,” notes Fateha Begum, a television analyst at IHS.Across the big five European markets – UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy – subscription VOD are responsible for nearly 1 in every 7 minutes of long form online viewing of TV.The linear viewing picture is, however, mixed across Europe. In Italy and Spain increased unemployment is driving increases in linear TV viewing with viewers spending an average of four hours a day watching TV.
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Former MTV Networks chief executive Judy McGrath has joined the board of directors at e-commerce giant Amazon.Her addition to the US firm’s board comes as Amazon builds its on-demand Prime Instant Video service around the world.McGrath was CEO of MTV Networks (now Viacom International Media Networks) between 2004 and 2011. She has most recently been working with Sony Music Entertainment on a multimedia joint venture called No Astronauts Wanted* No Experience Necessary.She will take up her post on October 1, and also join Amazon’s Leadership Development and Compensation Committee.
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UK media and telecoms regulator Ofcom has named Jonathan Oxley as its new group director for competition.Oxley will take up his post in November and will join Ofcom’s board from January 2015. He is currently a partner in PwC’s strategy and economics practice, specialising in telecoms, media and technology, and has also worked for BT and Verizon-owned Metropolitan Fibre Systems.“Ofcom has a vital role to play in overseeing competition in the UK communications market. I’m joining at an exciting time in the development of the sector and look forward to leading Ofcom’s competition work,” said Oxley.