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La province accueille la course des Grands voiliers 2004

first_img AUX FINS DE DIFFUSION : Les grands voiliers retournent en Nouvelle-Écosse cet été. Halifax accueillera le plus important rassemblement mondial de grands voiliers de cette année, du 29 juillet au 2 août. Quelque 30 à 40 navires se trouveront au coeur des festivités qui se dérouleront sur le front de mer d’Halifax. La visite, qui porte pour l’occasion le thème « Hommage à l’Acadie », se tiendra dans le cadre du Congrès mondial acadien. L’événement de cinq jours constituera la plus importante célébration de l’été à Halifax; il coïncidera avec le festival acadien « Grou Tyme » accueillant des artistes de renommée mondiale, ainsi qu’avec la Fête de la Fondation annuelle. De plus amples renseignements sur la course des Grands voiliers 2004 seront affichés sur le site Web de CBC (au w-w-w point c-b-c point c-a barre oblique tallships 2004) et sur le site Web du gouvernement provincial (au w-w-w point Nova Scotia point com barre oblique tallships). -30- Renseignements: Mike Patrick Grands voiliers 2004 902-424-7348 Courriel : Les Néo-Écossais seront aux premières loges pour assister au plusimportant rassemblement mondial de grands voiliers de l’année,dans le cadre de la course des Grands voiliers 2004 qui setiendra du 29 juillet au 2 août. Quelque 30 à 40 grands voiliers se trouveront au coeur desfestivités qui se dérouleront sur le front de mer d’Halifax. Aunombre des voiliers, il y aura au moins six navires de type A bâtiments sensationnels pouvant mesurer jusqu’à 110 mètres (360pieds) de long tels que le Iskra et le Pogoria de la Pologne,le Mircea de la Roumanie, le Tenacious du Royaume-Uni et leEagle des États-Unis. Certains navires de laNouvelle-Écosse seront également de la partie, dont le Silva, lePicton Castle, le Caledonia et le Bluenose II. La quatrième visite des grands voiliers en Nouvelle-Écosse a lieudurant le Congrès mondial acadien, et porte un thème d’occasion,« Hommage à l’Acadie ». La Waterfront Development Corp. organisede nombreuses activités dans le cadre de l’événement, en rendantspécialement hommage à la culture acadienne. « La collectivité, et notamment tous les ordres de gouvernement,le secteur privé, les bénévoles et divers groupes, ont uni leursforces afin d’offrir le soutien et les ressources nécessairespour accueillir une nouvelle fois les grands voiliers. C’estainsi que la Nouvelle-Écosse sera l’hôte de la plus importanteactivité de la course des Grands voiliers 2004, un événement à nepas manquer », a souligné le premier ministre, M. John Hamm. L’événement de cinq jours constitue la plus importantecélébration de l’été à Halifax. Cette année seulement, lefestival acadien « Grou Tyme » se tiendra la fin de semaine etmettra en vedette, au village du Grou Tyme, des artistes derenommée mondiale du Canada atlantique, de la Louisiane, de laFrance et du Québec. La Fête de la Fondation, soulignant lesartistes multiculturels de la ville ainsi que les artistestraditionnels de la côte est, sera également célébrée dans lecadre des festivités. « La municipalité régionale d’Halifax (HRM) est devenue uneescale très populaire auprès des grands voiliers internationauxet, comme nous avons su le prouver par le passé, nous sommes à lahauteur. Halifax a reçu le prix du « Meilleur port d’accueil »lors des courses de 1984 et de 2000, et n’en attend pas moins dela course de cette année », a mentionné le maire de la HRM, M.Peter Kelly. De plus amples renseignements sur la course des Grands voiliers2004 – Hommage à l’Acadie seront affichés au cours des prochainsmois sur le site Web de CBC, à l’ , et sur le site Web du gouvernementprovincial, à l’adresse . WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.–La province accueille la course desGrands voiliers 2004last_img read more

Indian mens team to tour Belgium ahead of Olympic qualifier vs Russia

first_imgBengaluru: Indian men’s hockey captain Manpreet Singh on Tuesday said that his team will tour Belgium to prepare for the Olympic qualifiers match against Russia. In a favourable draw, the Indian men’s team was on Monday pitted against lower-ranked Russia in the final round of the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers. The men’s team will play back-to-matches against Russia in Bhubaneswar on November 1 and 2 to make it to the Tokyo Games. “First, we will play with Belgium and there is the (Olympic) qualifying round match later. We should not underestimate Russia as well because they have a very good defence. They also want to qualify for the Olympics,” Manpreet said here. Eight-time Olympic champions India are ranked five in the world while the Russians are placed 22 in the FIH world rankings. India had mauled Russia 10-0 during the FIH Series Final in Bhubaneswar earlier this year. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over ChandigarhThe Indian women’s team, on the other hand, has been drawn against United States of America, and the two sides will take on each other on the same dates as men’s matches in Bhubaneswar. Speaking about the preparations, the women’s team captain Rani Rampal said, “Our team is very well prepared for that match. We are focusing on how to perform well. Our focus is not on the US team but on us, how better we perform.” Rampal said the fitness of the team was beyond anybody’s imagination, which will help them face any team in the world. “We have been playing together for a quite long time and now we have to implement the coordination in the match as well,” she added.last_img read more

Video games affect girls more than boys

first_imgDear parents, please take note. When it comes to video gaming, girls in the 6-12 age group are at a heightened risk of developing less social competence than boys, warn researchers. The researchers found that 10-year-old girls who played games frequently had less social competence than 12-year-olds than girls who played less frequently. The study by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NTNU Social Research, the University of California, Davis, and St. Olav’s Hospital in Norway, however, found that playing video games is generally not harmful to boys’ social development. “Our study may mitigate some concerns about the adverse effects of gaming on children’s development,” said Beate Wold Hygen, post-doctoral fellow at the NTNU and NTNU Social Research. The popularity of interactive video games has sparked concern among parents, educators and policymakers about how the games affect children and adolescents. The new study, conducted in Norway, looked at how playing video games affects the social skills of 6- to 12-year-olds. It found that playing the games affected youth differently by age and gender. For the study, the researchers studied 873 Norwegian youth from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds every two years for six years when the children were aged 6 to 12. The findings suggested that girls who spent more time playing video games at age 10 developed weaker social skills two years later than girls who spent less time playing games.last_img read more

Business Highlights

___Once-counterculture 420 marijuana holiday goes mainstreamLOS ANGELES (AP) — Businesses inside and outside the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry are embracing the once-counterculture four-twenty holiday. Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of cannabis on April 20. But the annual celebration that was all about getting stoned is now so mainstream that Corporate America is starting to embrace it. Lyft and Carl’s Jr. are among the businesses using April 20 to roll out marketing and social media messaging aimed at cannabis consumers.___US home construction slips 0.3% in MarchWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped 0.3% in March, as housing starts are running below last year’s pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers. The Commerce Department says that housing starts last month were a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million.___Ancestry pulls slavery-era ad after backlashNEW YORK (AP) — is apologizing for its ad that showed a white man and black woman discussing running off together to the North during the Civil War era. The ad drew widespread criticism online for whitewashing slavery. The DNA testing company removed the ad from TV and online in response to the backlash.___Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in UberTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank’s investment fund are investing $1 billion in car-sharing Uber’s technology unit. The companies say Toyota Motor Corp. and Denso Corp. will together invest $667 million and SoftBank Corp.’s Vision Fund will contribute $333 million in Uber ATG, which will try to develop and commercialize automated ridesharing services. Toyota has been stepping up such efforts.___How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rulesNEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for labeling frozen cherry pies. The regulations say the products must be at least 25% cherries by weight. The obscure rule is seen as an easy target because there are no rules for other pies. Getting rid of the cherry pie rules is likely to be far less controversial than the debate over what can be called milk.___Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday tradingTOKYO (AP) — Global stock indexes are mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets are closed. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225, South Korea’s Kospi and the Shanghai Composite are higher. Trading was closed in France, Germany and the U.K. Other markets also remain closed for the holiday, including in the U.S., Hong Kong and Australia.___Celebration of Japan’s new era big opportunity for businessTOKYO (AP) — Japan is getting ready for its biggest celebration in years with the advent of the Reiwa era of soon-to-be emperor Naruhito. That means big opportunities for businesses hoping consumers will splash out on long holidays and memorabilia. Many Japanese will get their longest ever “Golden Week” holidays, 10 days, and some are taking advantage of deep discounts. The expected downsides: monster traffic jams and struggles to keep store shelves stocked with so many people getting time off.___Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook’s ZuckerbergWASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company’s data-handing lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook founder also controls a majority of Facebook’s voting stock.___Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controlsDETROIT (AP) — A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max’s flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities have confirmed participation in a technical review promised by the agency. The Boeing jetliner has been grounded around the world since mid-March after two crashes killed 346 people.___China downplays political impact of global development pushBEIJING (AP) — China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends in the U.S. and elsewhere. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said a meeting to promote the initiative next week in Beijing would draw leaders from 37 countries, underscoring heavy demand for Chinese investment.___Alibaba head’s remarks spark debate over China working hoursBEIJING (AP) — Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance. Jack Ma is one of China’s richest men and his comments brought both condemnation and support as China’s economic growth has slowed. Grueling hours are credited with fueling China’s economic rise but also a deteriorating quality of life.___Fiat Chrysler recalls over 300K cars due to rollaway riskDETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers Dodge Dart compact cars from the 2013 through 2016 with six-speed automatic transmissions. The company says a bushing can fail, causing the shifter cable to come loose from the transmission. That means when a driver shifts to park or another gear, the gear may not change and the car could roll away.The Associated Press read more

Brock basketball brings out fans in force

Two teams. Four wins. 2,887 fans.The cheers were deafening at the Meridian Centre Saturday night as the Brock Badgers men’s and women’s basketball teams scored big wins over the Lakehead Thunderwolves.Fans wore read, painted their faces and voiced their support for their teams as Brock played their first-ever games at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines. A record-breaking crowd of 2,887 people watched the games.The event was a partnership with the Niagara River Lions, who will use the downtown arena as their home court for their inaugural National Basketball League of Canada season, which gets under way Dec. 26.On Saturday, Brock University swag, including thundersticks, cowbells and foam fingers helped students and fans show their Badger pride. The teams both won on Saturday with the men’s team topping Lakehead 82-51 and the women’s team winning by a 72-50 margin. On Friday, both the men’s and women’s teams also won their games against Lakehead in soldout home opener contests at the Bob Davis Gymnasium at Brock University. read more

116 TEAMS STILL IN EUROCUPS Who will take first German scalp

EHF Cupsgerman handball teams ← Previous Story TRANSFER BOMB: Nikolaj Markussen to PICK Szeged? Next Story → Dusko Celica sign to PPD Zagreb The biggest question in Europe these days is „Who will take the first German scalp this season?“. Exactly 11 German teams in both, men’s and women’s EHF Cups, showing that DKB Bundesliga and Women’s Bundesliga are still the most quality competitions in European handball. There is no German team who ended European season so far. Exactly 116 teams from 30 countries are still in the game in 7 European Cups.The second power of European club’s handball is Denmark with 9 teams, while France and Hungary have 8 each.Here is complete list of European Cups teams (56 men’s – 60 in women’s Cups) – 116 in total:Germany 11Denmark 9Hungary and France 8Russia 7Romania 6Serbia, Portugal, Poland and Norway 5Croatia and Sweden 4Slovenia, Macedonia, The Netherlands, Ukraine, Switzerland and Turkey 3Israel, Belarus, Greece and Czech Republic 2Finland, Estonia, Austria, Iceland, Belgium, Azerbeijan, Montenegro and Finland 1 read more

UPDATE Horsemeat containing harmful drug entered food chain in France

first_imgFrench firm Spanghero has been at the heart of the scandal after it allegedly passed off 750 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, with the product eventually finding its way into 4.5 million “beef” products sold across Europe.French authorities had initially suspended the company’s sanitary license, but following protests from 300-odd workers allowed the company to resume production of minced meat, sausages and ready-to-eat meals.The company was banned, however, from stocking frozen meat.LasagneItaly has found its first case of horsemeat contamination in frozen lasagne produced in the same region where the famous Italian dish hails from, the ANSA news agency reported today.The horsemeat was found in tests on six tonnes of mincemeat and 2,400 packages labelled as “lasagne bolognese” seized from a company near the city in central Italy.The report identified the company as “Primia” and said it had used meat from another company in Brescia in northern Italy and originally supplied by two other companies also based in Brescia.The tests were carried out as part of sweeping checks by police on 121 brands across the country.Swiss giant Nestle, the world’s biggest food company,  said it was withdrawing two types of pasta meal on Monday from supermarket shelves in Italy and Spain due to contamination that did not constitute a health risk.- – © AFP, 2013Read: Horsemeat labelled ‘beef’ sent to Czech Republic from Ireland>Read: Nestle pulls beef products as horsemeat scandal grows> Updated 14.45pmHORSEMEAT CONTAINING A drug potentially harmful to humans has likely entered the food chain, France said today, adding health concerns to the food scandal raging across Europe.A spokesman for the French agriculture ministry told AFP that several horse carcasses containing the drug Phenylbutazone have probably ended up being eaten by consumers.Phenylbutazone is an anti-inflammatory treatment for horses which is potentially harmful to humans and by law is supposed to be kept off of plates.Britain alerted Paris that six tainted carcasses had been exported to France in January, but the meat had already been processed by the time the warning came, the spokesman said.Although some of the meat had been recalled, the equivalent of three carcasses had “probably” made it to consumers, he said, adding that there was only a “minor” health risk.Mandatory labellingFrench President Francois Hollande said today that he would push for mandatory labelling of meat in ready-made meals.“I want there to eventually be mandatory labels on the meat contained in prepared meals,” Francois Hollande said while visiting an agricultural show in Paris.Until then, I will support… all initiatives for voluntary labelling” so that “consumers know the origin of the products they are consuming, especially meat.last_img read more

NUGAS donates to Agapi Care

first_imgNUGAS Victoria put forward a generous $2000 donation to not-for-profit organisation, Agapi Care last Wednesday at the GOCMV in Melbourne.The donation, which was accepted by Agapi Care Deputy Manager Mr Andreas Haralampidis and Executive Director Mrs Vicki Papadopoulos will go towards Agapi Care’s new development in the Clayton area. “It is a primary aim of the NUGAS Victoria committee to contribute to an organisation in an area of need,” said NUGAS Victoria Administrative Co-ordinator Kerry Matthews.“It is through events such as the NUGAS Annual Ball and other events throughout the year, with our affiliate University clubs, that we Greek Australian Students are able to give something back to the Greek Community and make a difference.”Agapi Care is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to represent the interest of Greek Australians with a disability, as they have the same rights as other members of the community to access services which would enable them to live a fulfilling life in the community.Currently Agapi Care provides a variety of services to people with disabilities at the respite care facilities in Preston and Oakleigh. Funded solely by the Department of Humanitarian Services, Agapi Care depends on donations such as the annual Agapi Care radiothon, the people of the public and various other organisations. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

UN report blames gas attack on Syrian regime

first_imgThis file photo taken on 4 April 2017 shows an unconscious Syrian child receiving treatment at a hospital in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, following a suspected toxic gas attack. AFPUnited Nations investigators on Thursday blamed a sarin gas massacre on Bashar al-Assad’s regime, as the United States renewed its warning that he has no role in Syria’s future.The expert panel’s report and tough remarks by US secretary of state Rex Tillerson overshadowed the announcement that UN-sponsored peace talks will resume next month.More than 87 people died on 4 April this year when sarin gas projectiles were fired into Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the Idlib province of northwestern Syria.Images of dead and dying victims, including young children, in the aftermath of the attack provoked global outrage and a US cruise missile strike on a regime air base.Syria and its ally Russia had suggested that a rebel weapon may have detonated on the ground but the UN panel confirmed Western intelligence reports that blamed the regime.“The panel is confident that the Syrian Arab Republic is responsible for the release of sarin at Khan Sheikhun on 4 April 2017,” the report, seen by AFP, says.The report will increase pressure on Assad’s regime just as Washington, in the wake of battlefield victories against the Islamic State group, renews calls for him to step down.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments to reporters came during a visit to Geneva in which he met UN envoy Staffan de Mistura, who is trying to convene a new round of peace talks next month.The secretary said US policy has not changed, but his remarks represented tougher language from an administration that had previously said Assad’s fate is not a priority.“We do not believe there is a future for the Assad regime, the Assad family,” Tillerson said.“I think I’ve said it on a number of occasions. The reign of the Assad family is coming to an end, and the only issue is how should that be brought about.”Russia, which is running a parallel peace process with Iran and Turkey in a series of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana, reacted coolly to Tillerson’s remarks.“I think we should not pre-empt any future for anybody,” said Moscow’s UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, who on Tuesday had vetoed a US attempt to extend the gas attack probe.British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the UN panel’s report had reached a “clear conclusion” and urged the “international community to unite to hold Assad’s regime accountable.”“I call on Russia to stop covering up for its abhorrent ally and keep its own commitment to ensure that chemical weapons are never used again,” he said.Civil warDe Mistura hopes to convene an eighth round of Syrian peace talks between Assad’s regime and an opposition coalition in Geneva from 28 November.These will be focused on drafting a new constitution and holding UN-supervised elections in a country devastated by several overlapping bloody civil conflicts.Assad’s regime has been saved by Russian and Iranian military intervention and he insists that he will not stand down in the face of what he regards as “terrorist” rebels.But Western capitals, the opposition and many of Syria’s Arab neighbors hold Assad’s forces responsible for the bulk of the 330,000 people who have died in the conflict.In addition to chemical weapons attacks against his own people, his government is accused of overseeing the large-scale torture and murder of civilian detainees.The previous US administration often said that Assad’s days were numbered, but then president Barack Obama decided not to use force to punish his chemical weapons attacks.His successor, President Donald Trump, did order one missile strike on a Syrian air base in response to a chemical attack.But US policy has otherwise focused solely on the defeat of the Islamic State jihadist group, driving it out of its last bastions in eastern Syria’s Euphrates valley.Tillerson said, however, that he hopes a way to oust Assad will “emerge” as part of de Mistura’s UN-mediated talks.‘Moment of truth’He argued that the UN Security Council resolution setting up the peace process already contains a procedure to hold elections that Washington does not think Assad can win.“The only thing that changed is when this administration came into office, we took a view that it is not a prerequisite that Assad go before that process starts, rather the mechanism by which Assad departs will likely emerge from that process,” he said.Earlier, de Mistura had told the UN Security Council that with the defeat of the Islamic State, the Syrian peace process had reached a “moment of truth.”“We need to get the parties into real negotiations,” the envoy said.Seven rounds of talks have achieved only incremental progress toward a political deal, with negotiations deadlocked over Assad’s fate.The opposition insists any settlement must provide for a transition away from Assad’s rule but, as government forces make gains, there is little likelihood of a breakthrough.last_img read more

Weird Sht Discovered With Google Maps

first_img Easily Assign Tasks With Google AssistantLGBTQ+ Video Creators Sue YouTube, Google Stay on target Information – that’s what Google’s all about. They aim to take the entire world and suck it into their computers, then serve it up as search results to us with ads attached. And we love them for it. It’s hard to imagine a world without Google Maps, especially. Their roving cars and cameras in the sky have snapped shots of pretty much every location on Earth, allowing us to commute faster and cyberstalk more efficiently.While most Google satellite shots are pretty dull, those cameras do occasionally capture some unexpected vistas. Come with us as we scan the world with our hungry eyes to discover ancient temples, modern miracles, and other totally weird stuff that Google Maps discovered.The Badlands GuardianLocation: 50° 0’38.20″ N, 110° 6’48.32″ WHuman beings are notorious egomaniacs, seeing our faces in just about everything from electrical outlets to the stars above. But we have to admit that the Badlands Guardian, a natural geomorphological formation located in southeast Alberta, is a little intense. The outcropping created by natural erosion looks an awful lot like a human head wearing an Aboriginal Canadian headdress. It was discovered in 2006 by a researcher examining random locations on Google Earth.Airplane BoneyardLocation: 32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″ WWhere do airplanes go when they die? Why, to a massive graveyard outside of Tucson, Arizona, discovered on Google Maps and surprisingly open to the public. The Airplane Boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is the single largest aircraft dump site in the world. The region was picked for its low humidity, high altitude and hard alkaline soil, keeping the over 4,400 airplanes there in good shape to be stripped for parts or, in extreme cases, returned to action.White Desert LinesLocation: 40 45’21.07″ N, 93 74’21.18″ WWhen this strange tangle of white lines was discovered on Google Maps in the middle of China’s Gobi Desert, it immediately sparked a frenzy of discussion as to what the obviously man-made arrangement was used for. It’s too chaotic to be a landing strip, but the even lines and steady angles were too orderly to be the result of random chance. The general consensus a few years post-finding seems to be that it’s a calibration pattern for spy satellites – they compare it to an onboard image to ensure that their cameras are lined up and receiving properly.The Lake Of BloodLocation: 33 23’46.08″ N 44 29’17.03″EWhat was referred to as “Lago Vermelho” showed up on a Google Maps survey in 2007 as a lake of bloody crimson red. The explanation for a body of water that striking color in the midst of war-torn Iraq has still not been given, but some speculated that slaughterhouses had been disposing of their runoff blood into it. That’s a little unlikely from a scientific perspective, with the more reasonable theory being that chemical spillage was responsible. The red color didn’t last forever, though, and recent satellite shots show Lago Vermelho back to its normal blue-green hue.The Nevada CircleLocation: 37 40’15.73″ N, -116 86’78.08″ WYou’ve probably noticed by now that a lot of these mysterious markings and strange creations are found in the vast empty deserts of the world. That’s probably because it’s a lot easier to get away with this kind of project when there’s nobody around to ask what you’re doing. This bizarre six-pointed star enclosed in a circle can be found in the southern Nevada wastelands below Stonewall Mountain, and unlike some of the other entries on this list, we don’t have any explanation for it. Cult sacrifice spot? Possibly!Indochinese Border Scale ModelLocation: 38 26’56.52″ N, 10 5’95.17″ WIt’s pretty easy to use Google Maps to keep tabs on the borders of the Earth’s countries, but if you were to zip your camera over Yong Ning Xian, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China you might get confused. For some as yet undisclosed reason, the Chinese government has constructed a 1/20 scale model of a disputed border zone between that nation and India. Measuring 1.8 miles in length, there’s no real consensus on why this was constructed. One Australian publication floated the theory that it is used to train tank drivers, but are the tanks 1/20 of normal size as well? It’s just too weird for me.Trementina BaseLocation: 355 27’46.48″ N, -1045 57’07.96″ WThe Church of Scientology works hard to keep their inner workings shrouded in mystery, but they probably didn’t predict Google Maps would record the entire surface of the Earth and capture the bizarre markings they etched into the ground outside of their secret base in New Mexico. Trementina Base is allegedly the spot where L. Ron Hubbard’s writings and archives are preserved for eternity inside titanium capsules. The Scientology symbols – which look a lot like a nice pair of boobs, just saying – were discovered in 2005, and the Church immediately tried to suppress their release.South Sudan HoleLocation: 9 16’89.62″ N, 30 38’29.05″ WIf you’ve been following Flat Earth truthers, you know they argue that the earth isn’t a ball floating in space but rather a contact lens-shaped disc surrounded by an atmospheric bubble and a wall of ice. How else to explain anomalies like this bizarre circular portal in the jungles of South Sudan? It’s hard to imagine that a natural body of water could be so perfectly round and covered by what appears to be a floating layer of foliage, but there are no roads or other evidence of human intervention. What could it be? Maybe it’s the drain hole for the flat Earth?New Baltimore Hell TownLocation: 42 438’70.22″ N, -73 78’84.39″ WLet’s head down from the satellite and check in with Google’s busy little Street View cars, driving along to document every navigable road in the country. Sometimes those cameras run into a little trouble, and when one was working in upstate New York it seemingly opened a portal to a hell dimension. Residents of New Baltimore are as of last reports not under siege by malevolent demonic entities, and Google sent another car out to get better pictures. While it lasted, though, it was one of the weirdest things we’ve ever seen on Google Maps.A Giant Pink BunnyLocation: 44 24’46.22,” N, 7 76’88.63″ WA who to the what now? Atop a hill in the Piedmont region of Italy rests “Hase,” a 200 foot long stuffed rabbit deposited there by art collective Gelatin as a massive art project. The group spent five years knitting the damn thing and expect it to totally decompose by 2025, so the Google Maps views of the thing are just going to get creepier and creepier every year as nature reclaims it.Satan’s FaceLocation: 34 79’85.48″ N, -84 93’62.25″ WWe started this off with a hidden face and we’ll end it with one as well. In 2010, a man named Luther Blissett claimed to discover the face of Satan lurking in a Google Maps image of a freeway just outside of Dalton, Georgia. The malevolent visage disappeared when Google made their next satellite pass, but true believers never forget. It’s not the first time the face of the Devil has been spotted in natural phenomena – he’s turned up in tornado photographs and other natural disasters. I wouldn’t rank the traffic in Georgia on that level, but it’s pretty bad.last_img read more

DRI seizes exotic birds smuggled from Bangladesh

first_imgKolkata: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized exotic birds which were smuggled from Bangladesh into West Bengal, an agency statement said today. Acting on a specific input, DRI officials intercepted a vehicle at a place along Kalyani Expressway near here and found three red and blue macaws, three eclectus parrots, eight pygmy falcons and seven white ducks, it said. The birds were found badly crammed up in plastic bags kept in the boot of the car, the statement said. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights These birds were illegally brought into the country from Bangladesh through Indo-Bangla border in North 24 Parganas district, it said. The probe agency said it immediately contacted the office of the principal chief conservator of forests, West Bengal and also the director of Alipore zoo, Kolkata. The birds were handed over by the DRI to the zoo. In March this year, the agency had seized 214 Indian star tortoise in Kolkata. Less than a month back, two hollock gibbons, an endangered species under the Wild life Protection Act, 1972 and two palm civets, another endangered species, along with a variety of exotic birds, which had been smuggled into the country from Bangladesh seized by the DRI. “There is an urgent need to step up the fight against wild life crime, which has environmental, social and economic impact and a concerted effort is needed by all the law enforcement agencies in combating the same,” the agency said.last_img read more

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They did well to keep the five-man Indian attack at bay in front of a 20, India’s frustration was summed up when Kohli used up both his DRS review in space of six balls against captain Cook but to no avail. the reckless hikes in minimum support prices, of the festival. incidentally, Feeling relaxed nd gud…. pictwittercom/l2MzAMdW1r — Rajesh Bharadwaj (@camerekinazarse) June 19 2017 According to a report by Skymet Weather the rainfall is expected to continue for next 3-4 through days Temperatures in the capital city shot up to 45-48 degrees earlier this month Last week the IMD had predicted pre-monsoon showers from this week For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Manish Sabharwal | Published: July 11 2014 2:42 am Urbanisation is about taking jobs to people not the other way round Related News Job creation is a child of five aligned “geographies” of jobs — physical sectoral firm-size education and legislative To paraphrase Samuel Huntington the gap between India’s ideals and its reality is not a lie but a disappointment And it is only a disappointment because our ideals are high India’s recent election results represent our population’s — particularly our young people’s — impatience with the pace of job creation This budget made interesting down payments on all five geographies: On the physical geography the key points were urbanisation infrastructure and clusters China has 400 cities with more than a million people whereas India has only 50 Urbanisation is about taking jobs to people not the other way round which the budget rightly emphasised: industrial corridors SEZs smart cities industrial cities low-cost housing for youth village internet connectivity and rural housing The two biotech clusters six textile clusters and five new tourist circuits are great ideas because job creation explodes with infrastructure knowledge and supplier clusters These models could be replicated and scaled for other industries The budget highlighted infrastructure projects: 24×7 power industrial corridors Northeast rail connectivity village roads drinking water warehousing capacity ports highways etc On the sectoral geography the two defects in India’s labour markets — 12 per cent engaged in manufacturing and 50 per cent in agricultural employment — are closely related because people have not been able to move off farming due to a lack of alternatives The budget stressed the importance of manufacturing employment through its many improvements to “the ease of doing business”: GST retrospective taxation etc The higher ceilings for FDI are important — more than 60 per cent of China’s exports come from multinationals and salaries there have increased at 17 per cent in dollar terms every year for the last five years The shift in focus of the MGNREGA to productivity will involve asset creation and skills and should accelerate non-farm rural job creation With firm-size geography redefining the limit for MSMEs was important; India’s firms are mostly dwarfs rather than babies We cannot compete with China as long as 85 per cent of manufacturing comes from firms with less than 50 employees Access to capital is an important constraint; the proposal for licensing small banks and the fund for startups are relevant on this count The budget deals at length with “plumbing” to remove regulatory cholesterol An electronic eBiz portal integrating government ministries by December 31 24×7 customs clearances streamlining tax administration to avoid harassment etc should be complemented by aggressive recommendations from the MSME committee As far as education geography is concerned unemployability is a bigger problem than unemployment Fixing the lousy Apprentices Act converting employment exchanges into career centres and the convergence among various skills schemes into a national multi-skill mission are long overdue The allocation for school assessments and for teacher training are probably inadequate but signal an imminent shift from the enrolment- based discourse of the RTE to an outcome-based right to learning act The new IITs IIMs and AIIMSs are welcome; in a country where these institutes largely provide signalling value this expansion can happen without damage The new medical colleges are interesting but hopefully only a preview to a strong pushback against those who want to regulate medical education The allocation for virtual classrooms signals acceptance of MOOCs and may lead to overdue distance education reform On legislative geography there is widespread disappointment that the budget did not have more to say about labour law reform and its provident fund announcements were inconsistent with its big message of living within means as it made an actuarially untenable decision to raise the pension provided by the Employees’ Pension Scheme On the first I believe the budget is an inappropriate forum to signal specifics; labour law reform has been killed many times by incomplete and badly sequenced announcements Real action on labour reform was begun many days ago on the website of the Central ministry of labour and in states like Rajasthan On the second the unified account scheme was positive but creating competition for EPFO and ESI were clearly a missed opportunity because they don’t have clients but hostages Fixing our five geographies of work requires differentiating between a recipe (how) and the list of ingredients (what) The list of ingredients is well known But a recipe is about proportioning sequencing and choosing Unfortunately the budget speech made it sound like a list of ingredients even though the details clearly show that it was more of a recipe One clear takeaway for next time: a professional speechwriter This budget recognised that plumbing (execution) is more important than poetry (strategy) The writer is chairman Teamlease Services For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 27 2017 5:16 am Hardeep Singh Sandhu during a match at CLTA in Sector 10 Chandigarh on Monday Kamleshwar Singh Related News CLTA TRAINEE and qualifier Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa created an upset with a 6-3 3-6 6-1 win over seventh seed Adrija Biswas in the first round of the women’s singles category in the main draw of the AITA-CLTA National Ranking Tennis Championship being played at the CLTA Tennis Courts on Monday Bajwa who defeated Jannat Kaur in the qualifier to reach the main draw started the match on an attacking note and pocketed the opening set 6-3 Down by a set Biswas regrouped to win the second 6-3 The third set saw Bajwa not giving any opportunity to Biswas and grabbed the third and final set easily by 6-1 to sail into the pre-quarters In another match in the same category CLTA trainee Prinkle Singh ended the challenge of Nikita Bishnoi with a facile 6-4 6-1 win Playing controlled shots Prinkle won the opening set 6-4 before trouncing Bishnoi 6-1 in the second and final set to enter the pre-quarters It was joy for Smriti Singh as she emerged winner in a tough match against Neha Ghare with a 6-2 5-7 7-5 win Singh started the proceedings with ease winning the opening set 6-2 but Ghare made a strong comeback winning the second 7-5 The third set too saw both players giving their best and it was Singh who won 7-5 to sail into the pre-quarters In the men’s singles CLTA trainee Sultan Singh Atwal continued his fine form with an upset win over sixth seed Sunil Malik with a 6-2 5-7 6-1 triumph Atwal who had defeated Uttarkarsh Bhardwaj in the qualifying round pocketed the opening set 6-2 before Malik prevailed 7-5 in the second set to draw level Atwal then won the final set 6-1 with ease to enter the second round In the opening match of the day top seed Hardeep Singh Sandhu justified his ranking with a straight set 6-4 6-3 win over Digvijay Singh Mehta In another match in the men’s singles qualifier Udayan Bhakar prevailed over Himanshu Mor with a 6-1 6-0 victory The singles’ main draw second round and doubles’ pre-quarterfinals will be played from 830 am onwards on Tuesday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Radhika Singh | Published: November 10 2016 12:07 am Purab Kohli Top News You’ve been involved in a number of projects in the last year What has re-energised you Career-wise I was on a different path before mid-2014 Jal which released that year changed all that I was extremely attached to the story and character I was playing; I fell in love with it And that love built up a huge expectation around how it would be received But Jal failed at the box office though it was critically acclaimed That shook me up I felt that I was not ready I had to pick up the pieces and force myself to move on So after Jal you chose to pick up more mainstream projects Yes Many films that I acted in after Rock On! He was put on dialysis during the course of treatment. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 29, The shooting for Villain is in its last leg even as Mohanlal started simultaneously shooting for director Lal Jose’s Velipadinte Pusthakam.” The Jaipur Metropolitan Court on July 26 asked the makers of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to file a reply or enter into arguments in the case of copyright violation on July 31.

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